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   Nashua Telegraph (Newspaper) - June 19, 1969, Nashua, New Hampshire                               Today V Chuckle 1 'Death and taxe> are both Inevitable, but death doesn't Bet worse every time Con- gress meets. New Hempshira's Laraest Evening Newspaper Weather Showers Likely''Toriiciht Little Change Friday Report On Two VOL 101 NO. f4 Continuing New Himpehire ttkfriph Eittbliihed October N, 1W NASHUA, NEW JUNE 19, Ittf Second Class Postage Paid At Nashua, N. H, 2S PAGES Pric. TEN CENTS Graduation at Stadium These seniors were among the 529 Nashua High graduates who received their diplomas last night at Holman Stadium. Officiating were Principal Patrick J. Morley, Vice Principal John Curran and Dr. Nor- man Crisp, president of the Board of Education. (Telegraphoto Harrigan) 529 Diplomas Awarded At NHS Commencement By MARSHA CLEMENT Nashua High School had a cool graduation last night, in the literal sense of the word. Chilly breezes rippled through Holman Stadium at as the "Commence- ment March" ushered 529 robed seniors whose tassled mortarboards bobbed be- tween the diploma laden podium and the grandstand crowd of families and friends. Foiir Major The highlight of the ceremonies was the awarding of the four major of which are kept secret. Valedictorian James P. Chap- lick was the recipient of both the Walter and Evelyn Nesmith Scholarship Prize and the J. C. Mandelson Memorial History Award. Chaplick also received a scholarship from Northeastern tlijiversity. of the Noyes Prize .were Joanna Adjukiewicz and 'James Dunne. The Noyes Prize, In memory of the late Col. Leonard M. Noyes, is awarded innually to a boy and girl in the senior class on the basis of an extemporaneous speech, a written .jessay and the grade in English -for three years. Dunne also re- ceived scholarships from the Quota Club and Emerson College. Prize winners were Nancy Floras and Norman Bou- cher. Two prizes are' awarded annually, for a boy and a girl, on the basis Of an essay contest. According to the terms of the teqiiest of Willis T. Dodge, the boys' subject is to concern "Deal- ing with the provincial and pro- visional government of New Hampshire" and the girls' topic is "Dealing with the flora and the fauns of the Merrimack Val- ley." Miss Floras was also the recipient of a Vassar College scholarship, and Boucher received a Melville Shoe scholarship. Other Awards Other prize winners were: John Pananos, Ahepa Scholarship, Class of 1944 Scholarship, Citizens Scholarship Foundation Award (Dollars for Mona Tremblay, Student Council Schol- arship, Class of 1942 Scholarship; Leonard Bibeau, Student Council Scholarship, Roger H. Osgood Memorial Award, Cecilia Curran Memorial Scholarship. Wanda Buczynski, College Club Scholarship; Judith Moriti, Col- lege 'Club Scholarship; Donna Smith, College Club Scholarship; Elizabeth Varney, College Club Scholarship, Class of 1924 Scholar- ship, James E. Coffey Post American Legion Auxiliary Schol- arship; Eileen Warrington, Col- lege Club Scholarship; Michael Kobzik, Class of 1939 Scholarship; Dolores Vermette, Nashua Teach- ers Association Scholarship, Busi- ness Education Department Schol- arship, Future Homemakers of America Club Scholarship. Susan Simoneau, Class of 1942 Scholarship; Roy Badeau, N.H.S. Teachers Memorial Scholarship; Cheryl Lonnroth, Class of 1943 Young Republicans Issue Report on Campus Unrest Officials Close Fields Grove Swimming Pool Water in the Fields Grove mu- nicipal swimming pool is con- taminated in excess of the count allowable for bathing use, it was reported today by Noel Trottier, director of recreation for the city. He said a sample of the water sent to Daniel Collins, State .Wa- ter 'Pollution Commissioner, had been tested and the report from the headquarters received by him today. Trottier said the swimming fa- cility will be closed until the adverse condition has been recti- fied. Bv FELIX BELAIR -JR. Niw York Timti NiWI Striill WASHINGTON A group of young Republican House mem- bers advised President Nixon in a report that many of the na- tion's most respected institu- tions of higher learning are in danger of destruction unless there is an end to campus vio- lence. The report, presented to the President at White House ceremony, warned particularly against legislation that would cut off federal funds to the uni- versities in reprisal against the actions of a minority of stu- dents. It said that any action that reated innocent and guilty stu- dents alike could drive the vast Officials to Pick School Site Friday The Board of Education will meet tomorrow night at to select a site for the proposed "super" high school. School Supt. Edmund M. Keefe said this will be the only item of discussion on the agenda. At a meeting of the joint school failding committee Monday, the Planning Board presented an evaluation report of four sites for the'new central high school. The board favored a 62.4-aere site west of the F. E. Everett Turnpike and adjoining the pro- posed Mine Falls Park System (or the school. In past discussions, the Board ol Education has leaned toward the 120-acre Yudicki site on the Main Danstable Road in the ex- treme southwest section of the city. Keefe said various members of the school board have visited the Mill Canal site .since the Plan- ning Board announced its pre- ferred site for the school. The school board has already gone on record as favoring one high school for the city, with several members opposed. THE FOLLOWING STORES WILL BE OPEN THURSDAY FRIDAY'TIL 9 P.M. BERGERON'S CARTER'S MEN'S SHOP ENTERPRISE DEPT. STORE ISIDORE'S HAIR STYLING i JORDAN'S LUGGAGE SHOP LYNCH'S MEN'S BOYS' STORE MILLER'S NASHUA WALLPAPER SEARS ROEBUCK 20th CENTURY High St. Mkt Scholarship; Carol Lavoie, Class of 1949 Scholarship; Mark Van Amringe, Class of. 1949 Scholar- ship, Citizens Scholarship Foun- dation Award. Additional Scholarships Louis Richard, Nashua Teach- ers Union-, Scholarship; Noreen Hanson, Class of 1959 Scholar- ship; Michael Moran, Richard GRADUATION Page 2 Peterson Issues Plea For Legacy Tax Boost By Adolphe V. Bernotas CONCORD, N. H. (AP) Gov. Walter Peterson has taken to television to appeal for passage of his proposed increase in the state legacy tax, which he says is needed to balance the state budget. Peterson urged Voters to "support us in our efforts to fund a truly hold-the- line budget." "We Will Fall Back" He said Wednesday night that unless his proposal is passed by the Senate, to increase the in- heritance tax from 10 per cent to 12 per cent and extend it to lineal, as well as lateral descerv dants, "we will fall back." The governor has estimated the increase In the tax would yield about million in the and suffici- ent to balance his proposed bud> get of about million. "Let's riot let our state slip he said. He said the legacy tax would be "the least painful way of solving the current fiscal pro blems." Peterson made the ap- peal on WMUR-TV in Manches- ter. The governor remains "cauti- ously as if his fav- orite phrase about the state's fi- nancial picture. He told the voters in his tele- vision1 appearance' that New Hampshire Yankees want top value for their dollar but at the same time the state, the fastest growing in New England, needs to "maintain on an even keel not to fall If the Senate approves the House-passed legacy tax in- crease, he said, it will be suffi- cient to meet his budget. He continued to stick to his posi- ion that his is a hold-the-line budget. For 'instance, he said he would like to see the University I of New Hampshire end up with the million appropriation he recommended, even though it will mean "a moderate in- rease" in tuition. The House's budget calls for S23.6 million for the university; ;he Senate's million: The budget is now in a com- mittee of conference trying to arrive at a compromise of the Senate's million figure, the. House's budget which is about million lower. The report of the conference committee Is expected about June 26. The House passed Peterson's earlier version of the legacy tax, increasing it from 10 per cent to 15 per cent and limiting it to lateral descendants. If the Senate approves the newer version, the House would tiave to agree' to it, of have it Ironed out in a conference com1 mittee. The Senate Wednesday gave Peterson a vote of confidence when it cleared his proposal to drop the exemption in the 5 per cent rooms and meals tax from 1 to 16 cents. Peterson has estimated the change would provide mil- lion in additional revenue as the state's 60 per cent share 'of the money.' An attempt to postpone the bill indefinitely was defdated 13- 9. The bill then was passed on a voice vote. Peterson, called the action major .step toward the solution majority of moderates into the arms of: the minority hard core revolutionaries who are bent on the complete destruction of higher education in the United States. The significance of the report lay not so much in these find- ings, for somewhat similar con- clusions were contained in a report released June 9 by the National Commission on the Causes and Prevention of Vio- lence, headed by Milton S. Eis- enhower. What was viewed by many as significant was that the find- ings had been agreed, to by 22 5'oung Republicans representing a wide spectrum of political and social ideologies, ranging from moderate to ultraconserv- ative. Their findings are expected to help stem the mounting de- mands among many in Con- gress for restrictive legislation dealing with campus violence. The report asserted .in the strongest terms that violence was not to be tolerated on the campus any. more than in the community. But it warned against reactions that were either too lax or too brutal and indiscriminate, since the result could be to make radicals of the majority of moderate stu- dents who are now united only in questioning the promise and performance of America. The report, without using pre- cisely those words, called for an assertion of the moral lead- ership of the presidency to rec- ognize and treat areas of stu- dent concern recognized as le- gitimate by its authors. Paths Cleared For Bridge Job Manchester Man May Succeed Janelle David Brock, a Manchester lawyer, .will be'nominated to suc- ceed Louis Janelle of Nashua, as U. S; attorney for New-Hamp- shire, Congressional sources said today.. It was reported that Brock's name was submitted by the Jus- tice Department to the New Hampshire congressional delega- tion for consideration and that it met with unanimous approval. The specific date President Nixon will send the nomination to the Senate was not known. Janelle, a Democrat, submitted tiis resignation when the Repub- ican administration took office in January. By CLAUDETTE DUROCHER Construction of the new Nash- ua-Hudson bridge is to begin immediately, John T. Flanders, assistant commissioner of the 'Jew Hampshire Department of Works and Highways, aid today. FinaL details for awarding of he. construction contract to Ci- anchette Bros., Inc., Pittsfield, le., were wrapped up yester- ay, he said, including final contract approval by Gov..Wal- er R. Peterson and concurrence ly the federal Bureau of Roads. The firm submitted a low bid )f for the project. Com- iletion is scheduled for Sept. 5, 1970. The Cianchette firm is the builder of a ?3 million bridge iver the Piscataqua River at Dover Point. It is also the contractor for both the Maine and New Hamp- shire viaducts of a six-lane high eyel, bridge, on. Interstate 95 at Portsmouth. Purchase Offers of the local contract the tender- tig of purchase offers for three ludson properties which will af- ect the bridge construction. These included: to the Lamoy Real- y Corp. arid the Ferry Slreet Market, Inc. for the 20th Cen- ury Store' building on Ferry Street; Proposals To End Viet War Offered Clifford Asks Reduction In Fighting By WILLIAM L. RYAN NEW YORK (AP) Clark M. Clifford says that in view of changes in the world situation, the United States can and should reduce the fighting in Vietnam and, by the end of 1970, withdraw all ground combat troops. Clifford served President Lj'n- don B. Johnson through 1968 as secretary of defense. His state- ment, at times scorchingly criti- cal of the Saigon government, argues that the basic U.S. objec- keep the Communist North from seizing the South- has been largely accomplished. He says he.contended while in office that "the more we contin- ued to do in South Vietnam, the less likely the South Vietnamese PIZZA by Charles Famous thruout New England 147 W. PEARL ST. Finest in Pizzas Grinders (all varieties) Regular 90c PLAIN PIZZA TUESDAY 7CC ONLY 3 88V-4542 11 A.M. to 2 A.M. Mon. thru Sit. SuncUyi 3 P.M. to MidniU CLARK M. CLIFFORD were to shoulder their own bur- den." "Nothing.we. might do could be so beneficial or could so add to the political maturity of South .Vietnam as to begin to withdraw our combat he writes in the current Foreign Affairs, quarterly of the Council on Foreign Relations. "Moreov- er, in my opinion, we cannot realistically expect to achieve anything more through our mili- tary force, and the time has come to begin to disengage." Sen. Muskie Pushes for Cease-Fire By JACK BELL WASHINGTON (AP) Sen Edmund S. Muskie has urged President Nixon to take a new initiative toward ending the Vietnam war by proposing a cease-fire. The Maine Democrat said in an interview though he supports peace efforts being made by the President, the time has come for a fresh approach. Additionally, the 1968 vice presidential nominee said, a proposal by former Defense Secretary Clark M. Clifford to withdraw troops this year from Vietnam "would show that we are really serious about negotiations." But Muskie said, "I think the President should propose a cease-fire. It would involve some risks, of course, but if we are ever going to end the war we will have to take risks. 'Each side would regard It risky to stop fighting. The Viet Cong would be likely to regard it as diminishing its influence in 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, F.D.I.C. SEN. EDMUND S. MUSKIE any settlement and Saigon might think it would downgrade its political position. 'But if the President offered cease-fire, it would put the monkey on the backs of the Communists and might proc them to move forward in the Paris talks. Muskie said the withdrawal of American troops seems to have had little or no effect on Hanoi's intransigence at Paris FOTOMART HAS POLAROID Color-Pale II Charge It BMkAmerlcard Unl-Card FOTOMART CAMERA Corp. 171 MAIN ST. KBIT TO STATS CINEMA "B. 1'otonurt" if the very real fiscal difficul- ies which must be resolved if iie legislature is to adjourn by uly 1." Peterson also noted that mu- licipalities get a 40 per cent hare of the tax money. He said change would make addi- ional money available to "our- ard-pressed cities and towns." Sen. George Oilman, R-Farm- ngton, Finance Committee hairman, said during the de- iate "these funds are Urgently nd desperately needed just to und the basic needs of the tate.." Giving his.support to the tax, Sen. Laurier Lamontagne, D- Berlin, said, "If we're1 going to balance the budget we've got to have the revenue anil 1 don't think this is going lo hurt any- one. We need lliis revenue, need it if we're going lo give the people what they're asking from us." In asking that the measure be put lo death, Sen. John Chand- ler, R-Warnei-j 'Killed, it "dis- saying it is im- posed on one segment of stale's economy. to Building Realty ric.- for a building partially oc- cupied by a laundromat on Webster S Ir e et (LitchfielH adjacent lo the 20th Century Market; to the Town of Hudson 'or use of the Merrimack River >ank. These awards were tendered yesterday, Flanders said, and he owners have 60 days in which to appeal. If the owners reject tli8 awards, he said, the properties will be taken by eminent domain with the acquisition price to be settled in Superior Court. In addition to these awards, ,he governor and council have approved a contemplated award 'or purchase of a .car wash and house in the path of the bridge access route on Bridge Street. For this property, a sum of will be offered to the es- late ot Daisy E. BalSridge, (01- vey N: Baldridge, administra- to Doris M. and to Loretta B. Allen. Stantoh Otis, right-of-way en- gineer for the slate highway de- partment, said more properties for the bridge access routes ars to be purchased through ths summer. It is expected the contract for construction of bridge access routes will be awarded in the fall. Battle Deaths Up SAIGON (AP) Battle deaths in Vietnam climbed last week as a result of intensified ground fighting and the enemy's continuing rocket and mortar ittacks on Allied positions. The U.S. Command said 335 Americans were killed in action compared to 252 the previous week. South Vietnamese battle osses went up from 457 to 516 men killed. The two commands said enemy were reported killed last week. In a report revised from ater reports, the number of en- emy dead for the previous week was raised from to The new casualty figures raised to the number of Americans killed in action in the Vietnam war since Jan. 1, 1961, and enemy dead reached S16.087. Bids Submitted For Londonderry School Project LONDONDERRY Gordon Arnold, Chairman of the London- derry School Board, announced today that the firm of R. C. Foss and Son, Inc., of Pittsfield was the successful bidder for the con- struction of an addition to the North Londonderry Elementary School. The bid amounted to Other bids were received from Hanson Brothers, Inc., in the amount of and Harper Construction, The addition is expected to be ready for occupancy on Oct 31. School will open as usual in Sep- tember with some classes held temporarily in the all-purpose room. Hot lunch will be served usual during construction. The U.S. Command said Americans were wounded last 'eek, with 901 of them requir- ng hospital care. The wounded otal for the previous week was ,125. South Vietnamese government orces suffered men vounded, a slight increase over ,391 the previous week, spokes- icn said. The U.S. Command also re- orted Ihere now are Americans listed as missing, aptured or interned. There have been Amerl- ans killed in action since May 3, 1968, when preliminary >eaec talks began in Paris'. Since Dec. 7, when South Viet- lam agreed to participate, Americans have been killed in combat. In the period since the prelim- nary peace talks began, Joulh Vietnamese bailie deaths olal of which were :ounted since Dec. 7. BENJAMIN MOORE PAINT SALE NOW in PROGRESS at Nashua Wallpaper Co. in W. St, 8R-M91 Own Ttutvi. A I'rl. Nlfthll "fll 9 Public Service Strike Enters Second Day MANCHESTER, The strike by about 400. linemen md maintenance workers goes on against one of the state's argest employers, Public Serv- ce Co. of New Hampshire. Meanwhile, it was reporled-12 non-union workers who refused o cross a-picket line in Hook- sell Wednesday were docked a lay's pay. I A company spokesman; said, he men went home because .here wasn't any work forllliem nit failed to confirm they lost a day's pay. TONIGHT IN', I THE TELEGRAPH Abby 13 Obituaries' t Classifieds 23, 24, 25, 26, 27 23 4 6 16 4 Comics Crossword Editorial Financial Horoscope Lawrence Lewis Pearson Snorts 20, 21 Suburban 14, 15 SulzburRor; 17 Television1 2V 6 Theaters 8 Dr. Thostcson 1J 17 Nashua Scene 4 o Weather Wicker   

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