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   Nashua Telegraph (Newspaper) - June 21, 1969, Nashua, New Hampshire                               Today's Chuckle A .scientist crossed a fero- cious lion with a parrot, When asked what he got the scien- tist said: "I don't know, but when it talks, I Nashua Seleqraph Hompthlra's Lorgtst Evening Ntwspaptr C J J. Weather Tonight Fair and Cooler Sunday Mostly Sunny Report On Page Two VOL. 101 NO. ?4 Continuing New Hampshire Telegriph Established October M, 1131 NASHUA, NEW HAMPSHIRE, SATURDAY, JUNE 21, 1969 Second Class Postage Paid At Nashua, N. H. 20 PAGES Prici TEN CENTS A Demonstration of Love Pupils of the Fox Point Elementary School in Providence, R.I., march past Miss Elizabeth M. Kelly, the principal, .who is retiring after 46 years of teach- ing. Class after class passed by the teacher, carrying signs, "We Love Miss "Respect All Laws of Miss and "You Are the Best Princi- School vacation began yesterday iri Providence. (AP Wirephoto) Major Storm Hits Area; Hollis Fire Chief Hurt in the southwest section of Nash- Flynn added, she might be criti- ua. It lies-about four miles from cized ho matter which way she the heart of the city and a mile voted, north of the Dunstable, Mass., Oh the DixviUe Street purchase, town line. April, Leonard and Dimtsios voted At its meeting last night, the against, chiefly on the grounds board also voted 8-3 to initiate that shale deposits and hilly ter- negoHations for 20 acres of land rain would involve, higher site off DixviUe Street from. Broad- development costs compared to acres, Inc., for the construction another site in the area. for Land The city purchased the original 78-acre Yudicki site several years of an elementary school. A tenta. live price of per acre was stated. Board Of Education Picks Yudicki Site For New School By CLAUDETTE DUROCHER Court Justice Charles J. Flynn, With three members op- was listed as an owner of one ol posed and one abstention, six parcels which constitute the the Board of Education has Ca.nil1, tr.f' selected the Yudicki farm SIte by the Plannlng !fhf Mrs- Fivnn said she Preferred X5 Mill Canal site to the Yudicki proposed lract had fcen unaware her on Road (Route 11: site for the "super" high school. Four Miles From City The 120-acre tract is situated husband owned land there until it was mentioned at the meeting. Under the circumstances, Mrs. After taking its land site votes, ago for It recently pur- the board indicated it would at- chased the abutting Hall tract of tempt to convene a meeting of the 42 acres for about for a joint school building committee total cost of perhaps next Wednesday to Abutting the proposed Mine initiate steps for hiring a consult- Falls park system, the 62.4-acre ant to write educational specifi- Mill Canal site lies immediately cations for the new high school west of the F. E. Everett Turn- and an architect .to draw building pike. By JOHN HARRIGAN Lightning from yesterday's thunder storm spelled Mntusions for one man, co-ncidence for another, and confusion for a West End amily. The variety of incidents ame as a major storm of :he season struck the Nash-ta area, dumping nearly an nch of rain on parched and and sending gusts of ivind through the the contusions was Hollis Fire -Chief Warren Towne, 65, of Pepperell Road, Hollis. He was injured at about 4 p.m. yesterday as he was on the way to respond -to a fire report. Police said his car skidded on the Silver Lake Road near the state park and struck a tree. He was taken to Nashua Memorial Hospital by a Milford ambulance, and was admitted for lacerations and an injured elbow. Lightning had struck 'a house at 205 Silver Lake Road. Although the Chief didn't make it, fire They quickly extinguished a blaze at the home of Paul Phelan, which escaped with damage described as A Coincidence Another lightning bolt which struck this area yesterday had coincidence written on it. Firemen were called to 41 Hills Feiry Road at about 3 p.m. when a woman reported a, lightning bolt had struck her house. Fireman John Keenan, a driver at the Lake Street station, was slightly upset to hear a call for 41 Hills Ferry Road. He lives there. When units from Central and Amherst Street stations arrived, the upper two rooms of the house were on fire. struck a tree, then bounced into the house. Firemen. were there for about two hours. 'Confusion the word at 797 WesJ Hollis St. after' lightning struck the home of Raymond W. Peters. Firemen arrived at p.m. to find the stove, smoldering after receiving a heavy charge. They checked the wiring and left. Peters reportedly had some anxious moments when he saw smoke but could not find 'the source. This morning, a tool shed burned on Manchester. Street after being struck by lightning. No injuries were reported in: the 7 a.m. Oppose Selection Voting against selection of the Yudicki site were Margaret Cote, Richard W. Leonard and Gerald R. Prunier. In favor were John T. Dimtsios, Herbert E. Miller, Paul G. April, Dr. N. John Fontana, Dr. J. Gerard Levesque, Mrs. Jean Wallin and Dr. Norman W. Crisp, ward president. Mrs. Margaret Flynn abstained because her husband, Planner Fred D. MeCutchen las estimated it would cost the city about to acquire the ract. Municipal ownership of the Yudicki site was pne reason advanced in its favor by those who advocated building the high school here. The high cost of busing students to the out-of-the-way site was extensively discussed with raard m e in'b e r s, Miller and feeling that if the cost proved .too burdensome, free busing could be abolished, Bus transportation would still >e offered high school students, they skid, but with them paying a charge for it. Leonard, also a state senator, said there was a bill in the Senate now which will make it mandatory for municipalities to provide ransportation for students .up to 18 years of age. He said passage was certain and the city should carefully weigh its site selection in terms of the future effects of the bill. Mrs. Wallin, also a state representative emphasized the bill does not state that transportation must be furnished without charge lo students. It was noted that several communities charge high schoolers for transportation, including Portsmouth. One of the main reasons the SCHOOL SITE Page Site c The Board of Educati chose the Yudicki farm o stable Road (circled) as t proposed "super" high Merrimac By CYNTHIA JONES .MERRIMACK Authorization of a state project to widen Route 3 here in the vic'ihity of the Anheuser-Busch, Inc., brewery, now rests with the Executive Council. A series of protests over contemplated awards marked a Diiblic hearing Thursday night. Several property owners asked ior reappraisals. Meeting with property owners to be affected were Councilor Bernard A. Streeter Jr., of Nashua, Stanton Otis and Richard' Bailey of the right-of-way division, N.H. Department of Public Works and Highways: The proposed establishment of a four-lane 1.8-mile highway was reported necessary to accommodate an increased flow of traffic in and out of the million brewery .complex. The] widened strip will extend from a point just north of the Nashua Drive-In Theater to near Hoyt Street. Signal Lights Signal lights will be installed at the intersection of the An-tieuser-Busch facility and at the intersection to the access road Plan To Renew Search For Debra Horn ALLENSTOWN, N.H; (AP) -Three- boats will be used to search the Merrimack River shores beginning Monday for Debra Horn, 11, who disappeared from her home last Jan. 29. The search renewal will be for two or three days, police said. A widespread search early this year produced no trace of the girl, nor did another in early May after the snow disappeared. The girl, who remained home from school because she felt ill on Jan. 29, was missing from lome when her parents Petersoi Pushes MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) -rundj for aid to education and 'part or all" of a salary hike or state employes will have to )e trimmed from the budget un-ess the. legislature provides iew revenue, Gov. Walter Pe-erson says. Peterson spoke on statewide elevision Friday seeking voter upport for his plan to increase he state inheritance tax from 0 per cent to 12 per cent to aise an additional million or the two-year budget. He asked voters to let the leg-slature know they approve his ilan. The governor described the egacy tax Increase as one of he last resorts in a search for idditional Again for Tax "Just about every other consideration has been eliminated by the he said. Peterson said budget is short about J4.6 million, but with the higher inheritance tax there could be a surplus of million to million. He rejected an increase in the state's head tax, calling that and another proposal' that the state take- all of the revenue from the 5 per cent tax on rooms and meals, instead of the 60 per cent: share it takes now. The governor said he thought the legacy tax has a "fighting chance" of approval in the Senate. Minor children and spouses would be exempt but all other lineal descendants, would be subject to the tax under the proposal. Peterson said rejection of the plan in the legislature would mean cutbacks in such areas as the state university, education, drug abuse programs, handicapped children, health and other state services. "If we do not- gel it, we havt, n't met our he Asks To Include By GEORGE Me ARTHUR SAIGON (AP) President Nguyen Van Thieu of South Vietnam reportedly has asked his advisers and cabinet ministers to consider setting up a joint commission of government and Viet Cong representatives to study procedures for electing a post-war government. Informed sources said today that Thieu was trying to get solid governmental and military backing for the proposal before it is put before the Viet Cong. The man mentioned to represent the government on Joint t Cong Repr commission is Duong Van Minh the popular general who led the 1963 overthrow of President Ngo Dinh Diem. Minh returned to South Vietnam from political exile last year but has stayed out of the limelight. Government and American sources would riot comment on the report. Usually reliable informants said Thieu was not likely to disclose his plan but was mainly concerned with insuring support from his generals, who are suspicious of any dealings with the Viet Cong. Thieu reportedly told President Nixon during their esentatives talks June 8 that he would press the Viet Cong delegation in Par-is to discuss election procedures. His moves in Saigon were seen as a preliminary Informants said the South Vietnamese president wants such talks with the Viet Cong to be secret and might refuse to discuss the issue at the peace table or in public. Prior agreement within the South Vietnamese government on a specific proposal would strengthen the government delegation's position in Paris, and Thieu evidently is striving for Joint Meeting Asked to Elect .avoie Successor At their meeting Tuesday night, ie aldermen will receive a re-uest from the Board of Public forks for a joint convention to lect a new public works com-nissioner. He will succeed Albert L. La-roie, a 10-year member of the 3PW who died June Ad On Main A. set of ordinances abolishing angle parking on both sides of Main Street in favor of parallel Shoe Firm Ends Operation DERRY Jodi Shoe Co's 350 employes were left jobless today by the firm's decision to cease operations. The shutdown was announced Friday. Dominic Acorace of Manchester, the company's treasurer, said sales have been declining in the face of increased competition from imports. As a result, it is no longer economic to operate, he Weekend Edition Stock Lists Teen-Age Poge Extra Dis By Sovie By PETER GROSE Niw York TUMI Nidi ttrvin WASHINGTON Administration officials conceded their "disappointment" at the Soviet' response to a set of principles for a Middle East settlement presented by the United States late last month. But they indicated that the two-power conversations and the four-power talks at the United Nations would continue. Secretary of State William P. Rogers received the Soviet its on Mi last Tuesday to a comprehensive proposal submitted by the U.S. on May 26. Particular importance was attached to the. Russian note since it came after detailed consultations in Cairo between the Soviet Foreign Minister, Andrei A. Gromyko, and Egyptian President Carnal Abdel Nasser. State Department officials characterized the Soviet response as carefully worded holding operation, apparently designed neither to break off the international efforts toward deriving a Over I d-East S< formula nor to signal any significant narrowing of the gap that has separated Israel and the Arab states since the aftermath of the six-day war of June, 1967. Reflecting the lack of forward movement in the latest exchange between the two powers, President Nixon conceded at his news conference last night, "I would have to admit that I see very little defusing" of the tensions in the Middle East. Neither the Soviet note nor the American proposal has been ettlement public. The central principles, which the U.S. asked the Russians and the Arabs to accept, were: should be restored through a comprehensive accord in one package, not in phases. IN THE TELEGRAPH Abby 6 Reston 4 Church 5 Social 9 Classifieds Sport's 13 16, 17, 18, 19 Suburban 11 Comics 14, 15 Teeri 3 Crossword 15 Television 15 Editorial 4 Theaters 16 Financial 10 Dr. Thosteson 11 Horoscope 6 Weather 2 Obituaries 2 Women's Pearson 4 Pase PIZZA by Charles Famous thruout New England 147 W. PEARL ST. Finest in Pizzas Grinders (all varieties) Regular 90c PLAIN PIZZA TUESDAY 7CC ONLY T.l.phont J8V-4542 3pen II A.M. to 2 A.M. Men. thru Sundiyt 3 P.M. to among the parties, not imposed from the outside. frontier between Israel and the Arab states must be agreed upon by the countries themselves, not defined by the great powers. frontiers should not So Special About FREE CHECKING AT NASHUA TRUST? minimum balance if you're under 65 and NONE if you're over. That's what Member, PRE-RECORDED TAPE CASSETTES Large Selection FOTOMART CAMERA Corp. 178 MAIN ST. NEXT TO STATK CINEMA "Bt JVtatnurt-Shop 1'otenurt" MOORE PAINT SALE NOW in PROGRESS Nashua Wallpaper Co. 1H W. Pearl St. SB-Mil Thuri. I'rl. Mihl. 'Til the 'weight of conquest" in other words, Israel would withdraw from most of the territories occupied during the 1967 war. Reports from Cairo indicated that Nasser found these principles irreconcilable, with his own terms, rule out any territorial concessions or any direct negotiations with Israel. The Soviet response reportedly conveyed these longstanding points with little hint that t wiy iround them could: be found, Site of 'Super7 High Schpol ion last riight decision came after.lengthy discussion m Main Dun- centered around another site, the Mill the site for a Canal area located in upper part school. The of map. to the Frederic E. Everett Turnpike. The Executive Council will meet.on July 2. Advertising for contract bids is expected in August. Estimated cost of .the project has been pegged at million. The completion of the widening job is planned to coin- cide with the opening of the brewery next summer. Otis told property owners that the state requires independent appraisals to-reach fair market value. Bailey said that relocation as- sistance is made available to property owners. He cited the rising costs of Merrimack land. Frank O'Gara said the home of his. mother-in-law was among those being acquired. He said that the town has set up cer- tain requirements pertaining to size of lot, distance from road, and .so on, to protect homes here. He said, "None of us can change this without a variance, but the state can come in and do whatever it wants because it is the state." Streeter countered with, "The statutes are set by the New Hampshire Legislature, and this is the law: of the land. You are entitled to two appraisals, and if you do not agree, you can go to the Superior Court." Satisfied With Award O'Gara said they were satis- fied with the award, but he ob- jected lo the procedures used. Dana Patterson said, "I do not think the people in this town should have their land taken from them to assist.ah industry. We are going to t this to court. There are people who have' lived here for many years, who are losing several thousand dollars. A service sta- tion, which supports two fam- ilies, has been offered you can't buy a service station anywhere for that price. You can buy a site but it will cost you Ray Dube lives near the Bud- weiser property. He said ha wished a negotiator had talked to him. No one had told him how heavy the traffic would be coming up out of the ramp or the noise and confusion it could bring, build ROUTE 3 PLAN He said, "If you can a road for Anheuser- Page 1 Tuesday night. parking will be up for final pas-lbalancc the loss of .84 parking sage at the aldermanic meeting' spaces on Main Street when I anti-angle parking ban took ef- The proposal has been consid- feet, ered in past years but the alder-1 One of the ordinances to be con- men have shied away from the.sidered would also require par- move because of limited support lallel parking in Main Street bus by downtown interests and the stop areas instead of the angla general public. parking now permitted in the This time the proposal is backed evening, on holidays, and Sundays. by a recommendation for passage by the traffic committee. Abolition of angle parking on both sides of Main Street is aimed toward expediting traffic flow. I Alderman at Large John V. jChesson, traffic committee chair- man, said the proposal has been discussed with representatives of the Downtown Association of the Greater Nashua Chamber of Com- nercc. He said the businessmen were told that the city must eliminate angle larking if it is to receive Another ordinance would rescind a provision which permits brief double and triple parking on Main Street. Chcsson said the measure was intended for truck deliveries but there arc sighs it is being abused. Traffic Mishaps Minor in Nashua Nashua police reported only two motor vehicle incidents here over angle paining u u is m icccivc motor vcnicie incidents nere over federal funds under the TOPICS] thc last 24 hours, neither of them program being prepared by Bruce involving any personal injury Campbell Associates, consulting engineers. He No Protests said the businessmen' A hit-and-run accident involving two vehicles reportedly occurred at 3 p. m. on Bridge Street. Police said a t ruck allegedly fnfVLenTheard onfwort car by ami J naven i neara one worn  t lot on Garden Street next to the this morning, when a Ncverett garage had figured in fire hydranrton the cm- the discussion. ner of East DunsUble .wl It felt, he said, that with South Mam Street. j city acquisition of the Allen R. Moses, 233, of B parking lot would accom-j Learned St., listed by modate about (5 cars witlMXit the'the driver, was not hurt. car, demolition of itructures. I however, had to be towed from Thit would, he part I the scene. I v   

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