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   Nashua Telegraph (Newspaper) - June 24, 1969, Nashua, New Hampshire                               Today's Chuckle Don't worry about compu- ters taking over. If they get too powerful we can just or- ganize them into committees. Ntw HompiMrt's Lorgtst EvtniiHi Ntwspopcr Weather ;_. fi .i; Cloudy, Cool Tonight -t No Change ;Wednesddy; Report Oil' Two j VOL. 101 NO. 91 Continuing the New Hampshire Telegraph Established October 'X, 1831 NASHUA, NEW HAMPSHIRE, TUESDAY, JUNE 24, 1969 Second Class Postage Paid At Nashua, N. H. 24 PAGES Prict TEN CENTS Suez Battle Rages By THE ASSOCIATED I'RESS Israeli warplanes shot shot clown an Egyptian MIG today over the Gulf of Suez, an Israeli army spokesman said. Citmion Fire He said the plane was hit by cannon fire from an Israeli lighter, exploded in the air and crashed in Egyptian territory! No parachute was seen. Earlier, Israeli spokesmen re- ported Egyptian commandos slipped across the Suez Canal [or the third time in three days to raid an Israeli army position. They battled the Israelis with light arms and grenades. Israeli army spokesmen said the Arabs crossed north of Port Taufiq at the southern end of the canal under a covering artil- lery barrage late Monday night. They said one Israeli soldier was killed. A communique from Cairo said the Egyptians "occupied the Israeli position and killed all the soldiers there and destroyed two armored cars." It added that the Israelis tried to make a cpunterassault "but our forces foiled the attempt" and re- turned safely to their base car- rying two wounded. On Sunday night three Egyp- tians were killed in a raid on the same installation. The Israeli radio's Arab language service reported today shrapnel found in the three bodies was from So- viet shells, indicating the Egyp- tians were killed by covering fire from their own guns. No casualties were reported from the Saturday raid. The commando raid followed two heavy artillery battles at .the southern end of. the canal which Egypt claimed Israeli forces suffered heavy Josses. There was no confirma- tion of this from Tel Aviv. A communique from Cairo said Monday's artillery battles resulted in "the destruction oi enemy reinforcements" which the Israelis had set up in the Shalt and Port Taufiq areas. It said there was only light dam- age on the Egyptian side. 2-Year Limit Placed On State Legacy Plane Engine Crushes Auto One of the four engines of the DC-4 cargo plane that crashed into 36th Street in Miami yesterday landed on top of this aitto, which was ex- tensively burned. At least .10 persons died in the disaster. (AP Wirephoto) Airplane Crash Kills 10 MIAMI (AP) A DC4 cargo plane with an engine ablaze roared into a busy street Mon- day, cutting a four-block swath of flaming destruction. Ten persons were killed. One building was destroyed, eight damaged. Flames and flying de- bris destroyed or damaged 42 cars and trucks. A police spokesman estimated the over-all property loss at about ?1 million. The known dead included the plane's four crew members and six .persons on the ground. An- other dozen were injured. Hours after trie crash, a half mile northeast of Miami Inter, national Airport, rescue work ers probed the smoldering wreckage and. rubble for more bodies. "We're sure there will be said Police Lt. James Reese. A Red Cross worker said he believed there were at least two more bodies in the debris. A team of plane crash investi- Surtax Bill Set For First Test By EDMOND LcBRETON WASHINGTON (AP) Presi- dent Nixon's surtax extension bill is apparently set for its first House floor test Wednesday with both sides saying any vote will be close. The Democratic leadership made final checks Monday and seemed to be satisfied the House Rules Committee would vote the bill out on a "closed rule" basis which means a straight yes or no vote, with no amendments considered. Surtax opponents contemplate challenging the "closed but they1 have been putting their main emphasis on defeating the 2 Wilton Youths Held in Milford On Drug Charge MILFORD Antonio G. Kre- gas, 18 and Robert L. Fuller, 20, both of Wilton, were arrested Sun- day night on the North River Road by Milford police and charged with the illegal possession of marijuana. A considerable amount of the drug was confis- cated police said. When they appeared Monday morning in Milford District Court they entered no plea, and the cases were continued until June 27. Bail for each was set at Fuller posted his bail, and Kre- gas, in lieu of bail, was remanded to the County Farm' until he face- the court. PIZZA by Charles Famous Ihruout New England 147 W. PEARL ST. Finest in Pizzas-Grinders (all varieties) Regular 90c PLAIN PIZZA TUESDAY 7 Cc ONLY M-4542 11 A.M. to 2 A.M. Mon. thru Sat. Sundays 3 P.M. measure. Earlier, House liber ils had attempted to persuadt he committee to allow a voti m extending the income ta> urcharge for less than a year. The Nixon proposal, endorsee by a split committee vote vould continue the tax at 10 pe: cent for six months and five pe cent for another six months The tax expires June 30 unles extended. If the effort to defeat the no amendment rule fails, oppo nents then must work to defea he measure outright. Passag' depends on solid Republica support plus a generous slice o he Democratic majority. Rep. Charles A. Vanik, D- )hio, opposes the bill and he las written to, all House Demo- crats that the measure must be tilled to force quicker action on general tax reform. The Nixon bill will pass, said Rep. John W. Byrnes, R-Wis., jut "we still will have to get 80 or 90 Democratic votes. I do not believe the Democratic leader- ship would be so ineffective as not to produce those 80 or 90 votes." Byrnes, leading GOP House tax expert, pegged Republican support at 120 to 130 thirds of the GOP House mem- bership. His Democratic figures amount to a bare majority of House Democrats. The bill has the endorsement of the Demo- cratic leadership. Byrnes voiced the basic ad- ministration argument for the proposal, saying the surtax is necessary to fight inflation. "We need to mobilize all our efforts to stop the increased cost of liv- ing. As for general lax reform, Byrnes added lhat a tax reform bill would be reported out of committee In late July. alors from Ihe National Trans- ortation Safety Board began xamining the wreckage today n an attempt to learn the cause f the accident. The Dominicana Air Lines raft was attempting to circle oack to the airporl from which t had just departed, one of its our engines was out and a sec- md was smoking. Maxine Burmester's televi- ion winked out at p.m. as he plane sheared power lines a block and a half from the apart- ment building where she lives and bounced off a roof top. "It was coming at a terrific she said. "I 'couldn't move-before it-hit." A wing struck the corner o: the.-' Burmesters' apartmem juildihg about a dozen feet from where she sat. Nashua, Hudson Officials Attend Bridge Briefing Nashua and Hudson officials were briefed on procedures to be used during the construction o the new Nashua Hudson bridge at a meeting today. Also present at the session conducted in the construction field house next to the pumping station on Bridge Street, werr state officials and represents lives of Cianchetle Bros. Inc. o Pittsfield, Maine, a conlractoi for the project. Conducting the briefing wa: Roland McMurphy, district con- struclion engineer for the New Hampshire Department of Publii Works and Highways. Kenneth Olson will be the pro ject engineer for the Cianchett firm. The plane crumpled the secon' tory of a medical cenler kipped over a bakery, plowed a urrow in Ihe roof of Ihe nex luilding, look Ihe corner off an iulo transmission shop, knbcke< )ver the pumps of a gasoline tation, and slammed burning nto Charles Knapp's auto bod: hop, killing four persons in the hop. Pieces of the plane and debri rom the buildings flew forwarc One engine demolished a car 2 yards down busy 36th Street Other pieces sailed 50 to 10 yards farther. The plane spewed burnin iuel from its own tanks an more -flaming gasoline .poure [rom the ruptured service sti tipn pumps. It took firemen.ha an hour to bring the fires unde control. Two persons were killed in th street. Mrs. Burmesler's husban Edward had just left the Knap shop and was in his back yar about 40 feet from the rear o the building when the plane hi He ran to the front of the sho where he said he saw Knapp staggering near the wreckag "all broke up." Burmester said Knapp asked "Am I the only one to get out Have you seen my boys? Hav you seen my Knapp's sons Clyde, 17, an Clifford, 15, were among th first victims to be identified. H' shop foreman, James Moon and anolher man also wer killed. The plane was en roule from Miami lo Santo Domingo with cargo of auto parts. The ere was identified as Capt. Jor lan. .He urged passage of the ower increase. Finance Committee Chairman leorge Gilman, R-Farmington Rockefeller Backs March! York Tirnu Him sirnloi NEW YORK Gov. Nelsb A. Rockefeller, titular leader o toy York Republicans, a n nounced he was supporting Johi J. Marchi for mayor as the win ner of the Republican primarj even though Maj'or John V Lindsay had been his "persona choice." Lindsay had "merited nomination, as the first Repub lican mayor of New York Cit since. Fiorello LaGuardia, Rod. efeller added, then .stating: "The party voters have de cided otherwise and, as hea of the Republican party in th state, I respect lhat decision a I have always respected the de cision of the majority in Repub lican primaries includin those in which I was persona' ly a candidate." The announcement, avoidin mention of Marchi by name was made in a statement is sued at the moment Sen. Jaco K. Javits was lelling a new conference he would support an actively work for Mayor Lin say. rease. Gilman said, so fought for the.higher in- "M we don't get hese funds, it will mean a cut- ack in essential services es- ential lo the recipients and es- enlial to the human dignity of IB state." Funds Needed Gilman added, "We hese funds oh the basis-. of any lidget; The conference commit- ee (on the budget) has agreed rianimously .on presenting alahced budget." Among the possible cutbacks onsidered by the commitlee, mentioned by Gilman and Brad- laW, is a proposed million n welfare funds. Among those to oppose the igher increase was Sen. All acobson, R-New London, who ailed the temporary provision An Alice in Wonderland argu Sen. James Koromilas, R )over, opposed Ihe move to ex- mpt charities and said 15 per ent figures "puts New Hamp- hire on a non-competilive ba- ,s." Minorily Leader Harry Span- s, D-Newport, tried unsucess- ully to amend the measure, [is amendment to leave the ex er of Peterson's lax measures, a bill to double filing fees paid by corporations to the secrelary of stale. Peterson has estimated the in- Tease would produce an extra in revenue for the state need during The bill now goes back to the louse for concurrence wilh a Senale amendment which ex- ends the increase to registra- ion of trade names. The full legislature met today :or what was expected to.be the Redistricting Plan Affects Area Towns mption on the rooms ant meals tax at failed: The Sen te last week voted, to lower he exemption to 16 cents. The final vote on the. legacy ax was 19-1 with Sen. John Chandler, H-Warner, the onlj issenter. The bill now returns to the House and then goes to a con erence committee unless House members accept the Senat changes. Filing Fees Increased The Senate also passed anoth the next two last full week of the 1969 sci- on. The Senate met -alone Mon- day to catch up on the backlog of bills. There's little volume left for the House and Senate this week, however, there's a lot 'of -action ahead. Wednesday is the last day (of action on bills, so the remain- der of the session will be up with conference cbmmitteel. on the General Fund and capi- tal budgets as well as. other money bills. Two area towns, Pelham and Hudson, and possibly more stand to be transferred from the first Congressional district to the second in redistricting plans drawn tip by the legisla- ture. In a plan approved 14-6 by the Senate yesterday, Aliens- town, Pembroke, Goffstown, Pelham, Hudson and four Man- chester wards on the west side of the Merrimack River would be shifted from Rep. Louis Wy- man's district (the first dis- trict) to Cleveland's (the second The House-passed version would have shifted Merrimack, Bedford, Goffstown, Pembroke, Allenstown, Hudson, Pelham and Hooksett from Wyman's district to Cleveland's. Aim of the redistricting is to even up population figures in the two districts to comply with a United States Supreme Court ruling which limits the. popular. Jon differential among district! to three per cent. At present Cleveland's dis- trict has about residents as compared to Wyman'l Generally, Cleveland would gain and Wyman lose Repub- lican'voters by the shift. Both are Republicans. The roll call vote in the Sen- ate was generally along party, lines, with Democrats against. the measure. Minority Leader Harry Spa- nos, D-Newport, charged that the realignment, especially splitting lip of heavily Demo- cratic Manchester, the state's largest city, "smacks of a reso- lute political gerrymander." The redistricting m e a s u r now goes back to the House (or further .action. Pompidou Fast Changing Style of French Presidency By HENRY TANNER Niw York TlmM PARIS President Pompi- dou, whatever his policies will be later on, has already changed the style of the French presidency. In three days he has done away with the olympian luster and the solemnity that marked the 11 years of President de Gaulle's tenure at the Elysee Palace. He has introduced a more easy-going style in keeping with the promise he made dur- ing.the campaign that he would be a president "on a human scale." During the difficult negotia- tions on the composition of the cabinet, the new president de- scended into the political arena and involved himself in horse- trading in a way his predeces sor never would have. At every stage, even when arious Gaullist factions clashed itterly, the hews seeped out: he new president unlike his redecessor was either hot ble or not inclined to impose ecrecy. Not Remote Figure Pompidou, unlike De Gaulle, s not a remote figure. Saturday evening, 24 hours fter assuming power, he re- urned for the night .to his pri- ate apartment on the He St- in the middle of the Seine. 'esterday he drove to his coun- ry house in Orvilliers, a suburb west of Paris to join his wife nd family. The photographers ollowed him and the Pompidous osed willingly and informally. President and Mrs. de Gaulle ever ventured from the presi- ential palace except to spend ccasional weekends in the se- lusion of their home in Colom- bey-Les-Deux Eglises. These rips, by auto or, more often, lelicopter and auto, were ilanned and carried out with he precision and secrecy of a military operation. Pompidou is a man who ad- mits that people can say "no' o him or, waiting. worse, keep him For two days, the process of orming a government was sus- lended because Antoine Pinay, Turnpike Merger is Real Conglomerate the drivers of the other cars as: Phyllis 40, of 32 Richmond Drive; and Inga Smith, 37, of Co- lumbus, Ohio. Officer George Watts was in command of the cruiser. Nobody was hurt in the snarl. (Telegraphoto Harrigan) This Everett Turnpike incident began when the "l vehicle Steven Parker (taking 18, of 117 Fair- of 32 R.chmond Dnve; and Smith view Avenue, was driving flipped over after it skid- lnmbua. Ohio. Officer George Watts was i ded. Minutes after police arrived, two other vehicles collided, one of them smashing into the cruiser at left and coming to rest on the median. .Police listed 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! 7 Member, F.D.I.C Columbia Pictures THE FINEST IN HOME MOVIES Featuring 8mm and Super 8mm Large Selection FOTOMART CAMERA Com. 178 MAIN ST. NKXT TO STATK CINEMA I'olMnurt Shop I'otenmrt" CALIFORNIA HOUSE PAINT SALE NOW ON AT Nashua Wallpaper Co. 129 W, Pearl St. Open Thuri. )'rl. Nlthli I'll I TONIGHT IN THE TELEGRAPH Obituaries Pearson Reston Sports 18, 1 Abby Biossat Classifieds 12 20, 21, 22, 2.1 Comics Crossword Editorial Financial Horoscope Lawrence 4 4 14 Suburban Sulzburgcr Television Theaters Dr. Thosteson 1 Weather an elderly politician who had jeen out of office for 10 years, insisted on thinking things over jefore rejecting the president's offer to make him finance min- ister. At the end of the; 24-hour de- lay the new president called Pinay long-distance. And upon hearing the negative answer, ht asked him to reconsider. All this, including Pinay's final re- jection, became known. But when Pinay came town today, Pompidou received him anyway and enlisled his aid as an occasional adviser. Wilh De Gaulle, a man was either in or out. Authentic Coalition Pompidou's cabinet is an au- thentic coalition between. Gaul- lists and non-Gaullists. And even within the Gaullist movement a balance has been struck among right, left and center. Debate and even contentious- ness are expected to be intro- duced inlo the cabinet meetings. Under De TGaulle, ministers hardly ever expressed disagree- menl. The few who did, such as agriculture minister Edgard Pi- sani, were forced to resign, The more the Elysee smaller things. POMPIDOU relaxed mood extends also Page Lafe News Columnist Weslbrbok Pegler Dies TUCSON, Ariz (AP) Former newspaper columnist Wesl- brook Pegler died here early today. Won the Pulitzer Prize for reporting in 1941. moved to southern Arizona in 1942, living quietly near Tucson. Mrs. Meir Plans U. S. Visit TEL AVIV (AP) Prime Minister Golda Mcir of Israel wiU leave for talks with President Nixon in Washington on July 27 and spend about 10 days in the United States, sources said today. Russia Launches Unmanned Satellite _ MOSCOW; (AP) The Soviet Union today launched .another unmanned earth satellite in its Cosmos series. The mission of Cosmos 287 was not keeping witll the usual secrecy about the series. Rhine River ConJaminerfed AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands (AP) Millions of fish reported to have perished from a mysterious contamination nj the Rhine River and emergency water supplies were turned on S th? water in .n effort to determine the sourc. of the contamination. Thai Volunteers Sought BANGKOK (AP) Prim. Minister Ttwnon Kittikicham called for more volunteers today to serve with TW contingent in South Vietnam. Violent Demonilrertion in India HYDERABAD, India (AP) Troopt w Hyderabad today to quell a violent demOMtraUon in people denwndlng Independent, lUtthood for the Etna area of Andhra Pradesh state.   

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