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   Nashua Telegraph (Newspaper) - June 17, 1969, Nashua, New Hampshire                               Today's Chuckle There's nothing wrong with teen-agers that reasoning with them won't aggravate. Ntw HomptUrt't Lorgtft Evtning Ntwipaptr... Weather i J f Becoming Cloudy Tonight Cloudy, Mild VOL.' 101 NO. 92 Continuing (he New Hampshire Telegraph Established October NASHUA, NEW HAMPSHIRE, TUESDAY, JUNE 17, 1769 Second Class Postage Paid At Nashua, N, II. 20 PAGES Price TEN Training for Moon Landing Neil A. Armstrong, commander of the upcoming Apollo 11 moon mission, completed a series of flights in the lunar module, or LEM. The vehicle, actually a training model of the LEM, reached an altitude ol 300 feet three times. After a total of eight flights in the craft, which in the past proved troublesome, Arm- strong said he was confident in the craft. The mission is scheduled for July 16. (AP Wirephoto) Iraqi SheIIfire Kills American By GRANVILLE WATTS TEL AVIV (AP) Iraqi artillery shells killed an American woman tourist and wounded another on the Israeli -'Jordanian border today, the Israeli army said- The dead American was identified as Shirley Ander- son, 25, New York City. Friend Injured Her friend, Eileen Bonnet, 27 Lodi, Calif., suffered ,an injury to her left arm and underwen an 'operation in Jerusalem Hos pital where she is reported re covering favorably. The to be mission teachers returning home after two years in tin traveled by tax from Jerusalem to Kallia on thi northern shores of the Biblica Dead Sea when the firing began "We had were about swimming when the shells start ed Miss Bonnet said. Ahmed A'ta Abdul Karim, the Arab taxi-driver who drove the girls to the spot, said they dived under some parked cabs. "The shells came withou warning. Then they kept on coming. Every time the shells hit we hid under the taxis." He said four cabs were dam- aged in the firing which went on for about 30 minutes. just arrived am to change to go Lack of Funds May Shut Down OEO Projects CONCORD, N.H. (AP) Ro- bert Devoid, director 'of the New Hampshire Office of Eco- nomic Opportunity, says there is a possibility that some state operated anti-poverty projects will be shut down if the state OEO receives no state funds. The state budget approved re- cently by the New Hampshire Senate would eliminate the 000 annually provided by the state for the OEO. A conference committee now is working on the budget pro- posals. However, Devoid said individ- ual projects funded directly to community action associations will not be affected. He said Monday these include individual summer Head Start projects, Neighborhood Youth Corps and grams. some other pro- PIZZA by Charles Famous thruout New England 147 W. PEARL ST. Finest in Pizzas Grinders (all varieties) Regular 90c PLAIN PIZZA TUESDAY ONLY Telephone 88V-4S42 Open II A.M. to 2 A.M. Men. thru Set.. Sundtyi 3 P.M. to The Israeli .army, said firing started from the Jordanian side of the border and was returned by Israeli guns. A duel ensued in which one Is- raeli civilian working with the Army was wounded. Israeli army helicopters in and evacuated Miss Bonnet and other survivors. It was the first foreign tourist fa- tality since the six-day war of June 1967. Israeli army sources said the shells were identified as from Russian-made 122mm guns which are used only by the Ira- qis. An Iraqi artillery unit is sta- tioned north of the Dead Sea, the army said. Sites For 'Super' School Studied Planning Board Backs Park Area By ClAUDETTE DUKOCIIER With the site selection for the proposed "super" high school approaching the decision stage, the Planning Board is recom- mending that the Board of Education's preferred site for the school be consid- ered as a secondary choice. No Formal Vote Though the school board has not yet formally voted on a site, its discussions have been geared to the 120-aci'e Yudicki Farm on the Main Dunstable Road as the construction high school. site for the new a report presented to the school building committee In joint last night; however, the Planning Board advanced a 62.4 acre tract abutting the proposed mill canal park system as a better site for ie school. This board's second choice is the Yudicki Farm. Other Sites Considered In its analysis of alternate high school sites, the Planning Board considered two other sites, for a otal of four. The other two sites were North Common, the 35 acres on Am- herst Street now occupied by Hoi- man Stadium and Centennial Pool, arid the 54-acre Horse Pond site off Broad'Street. 'But these two sites were elimi- nated from consideration because hey do not meet state acreage requirements for a school with a projected enrollment of stii- lents. In presenting the Planning Soard's site analysis report, City Planner Fred D. MeCutchen said "if it were not for a serious A ficiency in acreage, this stuc would clearly reveal that th North Common site offers th city the best possible- location fo a new high school." Most of the site factors ah; Ized support this conclusion, h said. he noted, the stai Board of Education in a lette made part of the report, cites th North Common site as being un satisfactory from the standpoin of its limited size. "The Horse Pond site also su fers from space limitations whic would handicap an architect i developing an optimum site pla for a school of ultimately McCutchen stated. Depressed Area Bounded by Bedford Dublin Avenue, Stbney Stree Broo Road and the federal Fish Hatch ery, the Horse Pond site is a gen erally depressed area due to ex cavation which has resulted formation of a pond at its center Imaginative design and ful utilization of the available Ian could overcome terrain irregu larities, McCutchen said, but th other site factors analyzed do no prove outstanding enough to war rant this attempt. The site analysis study, accord ing to McCutchen, left little doubt that the Yudicki site offers an at ractive and spacious site for th design of a large high school. Great weight was given to thi aspect in the scoring process, h said, which saw the site achievinL the only perfect score for acre- age size. "However, beyond size and it SCHOOL SITES Page Court Rules Against N.H.BidOnReactor Officer Appro ved for Task Force Post WASHINGTON (AP) The iupreme Court has ruled out a iid by New Hampshire to stop onstruction of a nuclear power eactor on the Connecticut Riv- r. The court Monday said noth- ng about the state's that he J120 million facility, author- zed by the Atomic Energy Commission, would create ther- mal pollution that could destroy lanls and animal life. Nor did the court comment on 'ew Hampshire's contention the had violated the rights of 'ew Hampshire citizens to use the river for industry arid rec reation. The contested contract au thorized the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Corp., a group of 10 New England utility com pam'es, to build a boiling water nuclear power facility at Ver non, Vt. New Hampshire, which has jurisdiction over the river, filed suit to try and stop construction of the plant on the Vermont side of the river. The kilowatt plant Is more than 40 per cent complete and is to be operational by late 1971. Nashua Chamber Backs Parking Plan; John Chesson Is Elected President The directors of the Greater Nashua Chamber of. Commerce last night endorsed two House- passed bills aimed at improving parking facilities in the downtown area here and in Manchester. These proposals, amended by [he House, have been referred to toe Senate. The amendment to both HB 708 and HB 786 calls for citywide referendum in cities seeking such legislation. Highlighting the session, held in the new Howard Johnson's Res- aurant, was the election of John Chesson as president of the Chamber. He will succeed Charles A. Glenday. .Chesson, an alderman-at-large, and recipient of the Chamber's Citizen-of-the-Year award last 'ear, has been serving as first vice president. The change in office during the summer is a result of the direc- ors voting to alter the constitu ion and by-laws, with an effect- ve date of July 1. Meeting Planned Thursday morning, Glenday and Chesson will meet with a subcom- mittee, headed by James Pratt, chairman, to screen applications or the post of executive vice (resident. The vacancy was cre- ated when John N. Sias resigned. Chesson, chairman of the alder- manic planning committee, today aid there was no definite plan regarding new narking in the owntown area, but he stated that parking garage would be con- JOHN V. CHESSON sidered. He said there would be free parking, in addition to pres- ent metered parking. HB 708 would authorize cities to "levy special assessments for the construction and maintenance of parking (parking ga- This bill authorizes munic- ipalities to lease air rights ovei such parking properties and would permit taxing of these air rights HB 786 would authorize cities and towns to increase motor ve- hicle permit fees. Both Enabling Acts bills are enabling acts whereby final approval of park- ng plans would be determined by the governing boards of a com- What's So Special About FREE CHECKING NASHUA TRUST? minimum balance if you're under 65 and NONE if you're over. That's what! Member, P.D.I.C. munity. In Nashua, final ap- proval of plans would rest with the Board of Aldermen. Mayor Dennis J. Sullivan told the Chamber he approves the proposed legislation in the in- terest of home rule. He said, "I approve enabling legislation as it would provide local jurisdiction over local matters. I am in fav- or of giving the mayor and alder- men the right to do a job." The mayor also said he has reservations about buying the Neverett properties on Garden Street. This involves a bond issue resolution which the aldermen adopted last Tuesday night. He said he favored a fur- ther study. In other business, the Cham- ber elected Maurice L. Arel, president of the aldermen, as a director. He replaces Bernard Boutin who has resigned. Boutin the new president of St. Michael's College, Winooski, Vt. The Sherwin-Williams Company was accepted as a member. Harry Swanson was presented with a past president's plaque in recognition of his leadership in 1968. Plaques were awarded to past directors, Dr. Adricn ,1. Levesque .Sri, Robert M. Mc- Laughlin, John F. Norton, Oliver Stevens Jr., Max L. Van Scotcn, and Richard N. .Wilbur. Donald Jcffery, Vincent F. Tulley and Richard E. West who were ab- sent, will also receive plaques. FOTOMART HAS POLAROID Color-Pale II Charge It BankAmcricard Unl-Card FOTOMART CAMERA Corp. 178 MAIN ST. NEXT TO Sl'M'K O.INKMA "Ba Kotoinm-t" The four sites studied by the Planning Board for the proposed new "super" high school are indi- cated by the slash marks imposed on a neighbor- hood districts map originally prepared by the Met- calf Eddy consulting firm. The dotted area in High School Sites Under Study the upper center of the map represents the 324- acre proposed Mine Falls Park System with the Planning Board's preferred school site (D) abutting the park land and the F. E. Everett Turnpike. CONCORD, N.H. (AP) Charles Officer of Hanover, a jrominent Democrat, has ha( lis salary set at pei month as research director- o Republican Gov. Walter Peter ion's citizens task force. A short spurt of questioning woke out Monday among the all-Republican Executive Coun- as the governor sought to lave Officer's salary confirmed The governor described Offi- job as "the top salariec ob on the task above :iat of Executive Director Ben- amin Shore of Laconia. Officer, 42, came within a few undred votes of unseating Rep. ames Cleveland, R-N.H., in He is a retired business xecutive and geophysicist, and ormer college professor. Councilor James Hayes, of oncord, raised the question of ppointing Officer to the job, wondering why the governor icked a Democrat. Peterson responded that the ask force was a bi-parlisan ef- and he said that Officer's alents were needed to head up le task force investigation. Hayes also asked why Officer be paid more than Shore or the work he was doing. Peterson's legal counsel, War- en Rudman, was brought in by le governor and asked to ex- lain the organizational chart of le task force. Changes Cited Rudman said some changes ad been made in the struotur- ng of the task force, including ic work which Shore would do. horc's work was described now being similar to that of an ffice manager. The council finally approved f the salary recommendation or Officer, who had been legis- TONIGHT IN THE TELEGRAPH Vbby 15 Classifieds 16, 17, 18, 19 Comics Crossword Idilorial Financial loroscbpc twrence lashua Scene 4 Obituaries Pearson Sports 10. 11 Suburban 8. 9 Television 11 Theaters 14 Dr. Thostcson 14 Weather Wicker THERE'S NO SUBSTITUTE QUALITY USE Benjamin Moore Paints Nashua Wallpaper Co. 129 W. Pearl St. 882-9491 Open Tliltri. Night! 'Til lative assistant for Democratic Senate Minority Leader Harry Spanos of Newport. Hayes contended, however, he found it "a little hard to swal- low." Also gaining council approval was the transfer of 220 acres of land in Bedford, from the. "state Highway Department to the Uni- versity of New Hampshire as the probable site of the Merri- mack Valley branch of the uni- versity. Councilor Bernard Streeter of X'ashua, recommended the prop- erty transfer, explaining that the House only last week had voted for a study of the Informatively Councilor Ro- bert Whalen of Portsmouth told the other councilors that the U.S. Department of Interior, has notified him that it will take over the Wenhvorth Coolidge Mansion in Portsmouth as a na- tional In a historic shrine, discussion of problems confronting the Portsmouth area, [he council heard Democratic Mayor Eileen Foley, who is also a state senator, and Rep. Alex- ander Cochrane, R-Durham, ex- plain pending House legislation on oil spillage in the harbor. Mrs. Foley claimed that most of the people in her area of the state were .deeply concerned about recent oil spillage. She said prohibitive legisla- tion had received strong backing. Cochrarte said the legislation was aimed at forcing a harbor pilot to guide any craft of a cer- tain commercial- tonnage up the over. Whalen, meanwhile, the other councilors reminded that the state .Port Authority dan- ger of going out of. existence. He referred to the House budg- et, which took-the funds away from the agency. The council also nominated attorney Philip Currier as a: spe- cial judge of the Pelham Muni- cipal Court. Powell Decision May Result In Court-Congress Struggle By WARREN WEAVER JR. New York Times New! Sirvlci WASHINGTON The pros lect of a direct confrontation jetween Congress and the Su- ireme Court was raised today )y the Court's decision that the louse of Representatives had mproperly excluded Rep. Adam Clayton Powell. Democratic house leaders met privately to study the court's lengthy opinion and its potential impact on congres- sional prerogative. Asked if he 'oresaw a clash with the Court on its decision, Speaker Tohn 'I'm all." W. McCormack replied: not getting into that at But Rep. Gerald R. Ford, the -louse Republican leader, ex- pressed doubt that the House vould be willing to return to 'owell the in salary that ic lost along with his seal. Such a refusal could constitute repudiation of the court de- ision. The Supreme Court did not actually order the House to give Powell his back salary, lassing this duty back to the owcr court, .but it left no doubt hat, under Hie ruling, the New York Congressman had the money coming to him. The reaction in the House was not all adverse. A number of he Representatives who had ,'oled against excluding Powell praised the Court decision as ustifying their position that the iction had been improper in the 'irst place. Others tried to brush aside be problem of how or whether he Harlem Congressman would reclaim salary as not in- .olving any collision with the Supremo Court. Rep. Emanuel Celler of New York, chairman of the House Jidiciary Commit- tee, said of the court decision: "Its essence is that he satis- fied the constitutional qualifica- tions for admission. That is the guts of the decision. The rest is housekeeping, on matters of salary and so on." The decision did not appear to have any effect on Powell's seniority. Before his exclusion, he had been chairman of the House Education and Lab d r Committee; after he was, re- elected to his old vacant seat, he went' to the bottom of the committee's seniority list. House members predicted, however, that Powell would probably demand his ship back and threaten, to go to court again if it were not restored. Moratorium Urged On Missile Tests By JOHN W. FINNEY Ntw York TdlMS Nlwt ServWt WASHINGTON The admin- istration has been urged by a House Republican leader and a group of moderate Republicans in the Senate to impose a mora- torium on the testing of multiple missile warheads while it seeks an arms control agreement with the Soviet Union. Rep. John B. Anderson of Illi- nois, chairman of the House Republican Conference, said in a House speech that "the time has come to call a halt to this insane nuclear version of keep- ing up with the Joneses." Contending that "we stand at a very critical juncture in the arms the third-ranking House Republican leader warned that unless immediate steps were taken to stop the de- velopment of multiple war- heads, the two sides would em- bark upon a new and perhaps Irrevocable escalation in the arms race. Anderson, a senior member o( the joint Congressional commit- tee on'atomic energy, wasftha first Republican congressional leader, to take the administra- tion to task for its hesitancy in entering into strategic arms control talks with the Soviet Union. In the Senate, where criticism of the administration has been more outspoken, Sen. .Clifford P. Case, R-N.J., introduced a resolution calling upon the Pres- ident to take the initiative in suspending flight tests of multi- ple warheads and to continue the moratorium as long as it is respected-by the Soviet Union. A somewhat similar: resolu- tion, calling .an the President to propose to the Soviet 'Union a joint moratorium on multiple warheads, will "be in- troduced in the Senate today by Sen. Edward .W.' Brooke, R- Mass., with the co-sponsorship of more than SO Republican'and   

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