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Nashua Telegraph (Newspaper) - June 28, 1969, Nashua, New Hampshire Weekend Edition Stock Lists Teen-Age Page Extra Comics Nashuan Gives First Hand Of Chile By MKHEI.E BUJOLD The word 'Chile' brings to the minds of Americans thought! of jungles thick with foil- age, warm tropical nights, and >n azure blue coastline. Lately, this tranquil scenery has been marred by repeated student up- risings bordering oh full-scale riots. On hand to witness both the beauty and the violence of the South American country was James Forest, 19, son of Mr. ami Mrs. Lionel Forest, 1 North Field Drive. He was in Chile during the month of May the guest of a friend he met while' at Boston College. Jim, who will be a sophomore at B.C. next fall, notes there were riots in Santiago from the time he got their until the time he left; "The University was on he says, "and the re- sult was "daily marches, demon- strations and general violence. "We think we have student un- rest he continues, "but theirs is twice as bad at least from my own observations. students are extremely involved1 in local politics, and this is the subject of nightly conversations Not only the students con- cerned with politics, but the local politicians are inclined to listen to them. Dispute Over Wages Forest tells of an incident where some workers in a small factory on the outskirts of San- tiago sought higher wages. Man- agement refused, so the workmen had no recourse but to go on strike. Even after the'strike however, their demands were not met. The workers, being of Latin tempera- ment (the inflammatory promptly burned the factory to the ground, The local officials took a rather dim view of this performance, and had the workers arrested. They were put in jail, Jim says, and would probably still be there, had not the university students ..intervened. Upon hearing of the incident, the students Immediately'took up the cause of the workers and pro- ceeded to strike, march, picket, and make general nuisances of themselves. The men were soon released from jail. Jim says that no doubt some of the riots are Communist inspired. "From what I, says, "Chile has the largest regi- stered Communist party in South America. The day of our depart- NASHUA YOUTH t JAMES FOREST Today's Chuckle Man to landlord: "My apartment is so cold that every time I open the door the light goes on." Nashua Celeora New Hampshire's Largest Evening Newspaper... Weather Cloudy, Hot Toddy! Sunday Fair, Cooler i Report On Page Two VOL. 101 NO. 102 Continuing the New Hampshire Telegraph Established October 20, 1832 NASHUA, NEW HAMPSHIRE, SATURDAY.. JUNE 28, 1969 Second Class Postage Paid At Nashua, N, H. 22 PASES TEN; CENTS; Nixon Plans Europe Trip NEW YORK (AP) President Nixon announced today he is going to visit a Communist country Romania. Invitation Received Press secretary Ronald L. Zie- gler said Romania invited the chief executive to come, and he will do so early in August, fol- lowing .a circuit of five. South- east Asian capitals. The same trip also will en- compass a stop in mid-Pacific aboard the aircraft carrier Hor- net to welcome the Apollo 11 as- tronauts back from their moon walk voyage. So the President will be mak- ing a globe-girdling trip, start- ing with a departure frorii Washington July 23, and the viewing of the astronaut splash- down July 24 about 300 miles from Johnson Island in the Pa- cific. From there, the President will proceed to Manila, Indonesia, Nixon May See Apollo Splashdown Niw York Ntwt liriioi MONTREAL President Nixon might'go to the Pacific to see the splashdown of the Apollo 11 astro- nauts, scheduled for July 24 near Johnson island. There were also indications that after witnessing the splashdown he might under- take a tour of Southeast Asia. Reports that Nixon would make such a trip began circulating last night. Press Secretary Donald L. Zie- gler told newsmen, that 'while a final decision had not been made "there has been some discussion for some weeks" about the trip. He cautioned, however, agate speculating that the President would go to Vietnam to visit the troops. "I would knock down such spec declared. He would not talk about the length of the trip or the countries on the proposed itinerary. Thailand, India and Pakistan. And eventually he will wind up n Bucharest, Romania. Secretary of State William P. logers will accompany Nixon to he Philippines and Indonesia and also go independently to Ja- pan, Korea, Taiwan, Australia and New Zealand. BULLETIN President To Appoint Dr. Egeberg NEW YORK (AP) Presi- dent Nixon announced today that he will appoint Dr. Roger 0. Egeberg, dean of the Univer- sity of Southern California Med- .cal School, to the nation's top health post. The announcement came a day after Secretary of Health, Edu cation and Welfare Robert H Finch gave up trying to get the job for Dr. John H. Knowles. Refuses To Sigri Neverett Bonds Wet Waves for A Heof Wave Pooling their efforts, these young Nashuans were oitt early.this morn- ing trying to beat the heat by splash- ing in Centennial Pool. From left: Ralph Largy, Brian Lavoie, Daniel Largy and Peter Silver. Lifeguards .said the pool has dur- ing the high temperature period. (Telegraphoto-Harriganj By Claudette Durocher Mayor Dennis J. Sullivan has served notice he will jot sign any bonds for cquisition of the Neverett roperties nor will he sigh he bond issue he unsuccessful- y tried to veto. Resolutions can take ef- ect after aldermanic ap- >rdval without the mayor's signature. Complications Seen The mayor's refusal to sign lond certificates, however, could present thorny complications at purchase. "Due to the fact that I am not ohvinced the aldermanic board was given enough information egarding the acquisition of the Jeverett property, and as .there was discussion onjthis contemplated a de- ailed report made available as o how. the property: appraisal was established, I wish to go on record as opposed to the pur- Heat's On In Nashua Area By MICHELE BUJOLD A Harvard scientist has dis- covered that the higher the tem- perature, the -more swiftly ants move, and, conversely, the cooler the weather, the slower their pace. No doubt ants in Nashua, (and the rest of New England for that were zooming hither and thither yesterday as the temperature soared to 95 de- grees. The heat wave that covered the East under an uncomfortable blanket, of moist tropical air brought with it a stifling rise in humidity, including damp clothes, sticky car upholstery and jammed doors. Nashua children flocked to swim areas in droves and many adults followed suit. Noel Trottier, director of the Park and Hecrea- tion Department, reports that the Centennial Pool was as were Field's Grove and the Pine Hill Pool next to. the air- port. Trottier said that the life- guard at the Centennial Pool counted 275 children in the water at one point. "There must have been several thousand children who went swim- ming in public areas Trottier said, "and there is a strong need for additional facili- ties. Not everyone can afford to get cooled off in a backyard pool." Expensive Swim The public swimming facilities, City Plans To Crack Down On Delinquent Taxpayers By CLAUDETTE DUROCHER Summonses for collection ofj overdue poll, head, personal (stock-in-trade) and real property taxes are currently being mailed to delinquent taxpayers, City Treasurer-Tax Collector Irving J. Gallant said today. About notices, he said, are being sent out for overdue head taxes; for poll taxes; 500 for property taxes and 200 for stock- in-trade. As of April, he said, about 000 in overdue real estate taxes were on the books. "What is not generally Gallant noted, "is that poll and head tax delinquents are fully lia- ble for said taxes, to the extent that their personal or real prop- erty can be held for tax sale or PIZZA by Charles Famous thruout New England 147 W. PEARL ST. Finest in Pizzas Grinders (all varieties) Regular 90c PLAIN PIZZA TUESDAY ONLY T.ltphont 88V-4542 Dpin 11 A.M. to 2 A.M. Men. thru Sit. Sundtyi 3 P.M. to their wages may be attached or trusteed. 'It should be further noted, that the tax collector by law, is re- quired to collect these taxes with the assistance of City Solicitor Arthur 0. Gormley Jr. "It is not a matter of choice, but rather, a matter of legal res- ponsibility and it is the intention of this office to Gallant declared. The new treasurer collector pointed out that, the constitutional obligation of every member of a community is found in the deci- sion of the Supreme Court, in the case of -Edes vs. Boardman (58 N.H.: which states in part: "So much of his share as he (delinquent taxpayer) escapes the payment of, his neighbors arc compelled to pay for him. So much of his obligation as he avoids, he casts upon them. His payment of his share is as much.their con stitutional right 'as it is his con- stitutional duty. His non-perfor- mance of his duty is a violation of their rights." Gallant said, "this is what com- munity living is all about. Each man who demands his constitu- tional right must accept his con- stitutional duty. "If through error anyone re- ceives a summons that he shouldn't have, please bear with he added. "A simple tele- phone call can explain the situa- tion and our records can be cor- rected." Tile poll tax is due annually Aug. 1. The head tax, as well as real estate and stock-in-trade taxes, are due Dec. 1. TONIGHT IN THE TELEGRAPH Abby Church Classifieds 19, 20, Comics 17, Crossword Editorial Financial Horoscope Lawrence Obituaries Pearson 4 Social 12, 13 Sports Suburban Teen Television Theaters Dr. Thoslcson 7 Weather 2 Women's Page 14 considered park areas, close at 10 p.m. officially, that is. Po- ice reported that the heat got the best of. six Nashuans who were arrested at a.m. this morn- ing swimming at Field's Grove. They were charged with viola- ing the city curfew ordinance and ined apiece. "It turned out to be a rather expensive a spokesman for the department said. Ken Young, an official at Sil- ver Lake Stale Park in Hollis, said that a crowd of con- verged on the swimming area yesterday in an attempt to beat he heat. "I don't believe this is a he said this morning, 'but if today is as hot and humid as yesterday, we're sure to be oaded." Nashua police received one call 'or a woman suffering from heat prostration, and she was taken mme. In Hudson, police Chief Andrew J. Polak reported that a truck driver from Londonderry was overcome by> the heat while at a local fruit stand and he was :aken to the Memorial Hospital. Hospital authorities said he was treated and released. And in Deny, the thermometer at the First National Bank regis- tered 102 degrees yesterday. Not an official record, but still plenty hot. Local merchants report .a rise in sales of fans and air con- ditioners this weekend. One jubilant manager exulted: "I'm all sold out of fans! We had a shipment of air conditioners ar. rive last night, but they're prac. tically all promised." Another merchant said that there was a slight rise in sales yesterday, but that he expected to do a mammoth business to- day. "One good hot night does it every he said. "They'll really be buying them today." A spokesman for the Penni- chuck Water Works said that there is no current crisis on water preservation. He noted that the new process by which resi- dents who live on the side of the street with even numbers Water their lawns on even days of (he month and vice versa, has 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. so far proven an effective meth od of preventing a water short age. The heat wave continued to make Nashuans uncomfortabl oday as temperatures throughou the six-state area hovered in tin 80s and 90s. A happier note wa: injected when the weather bu reau said a cool, dry air mass accompanied by scattered show ers, was expected to move acros New England late today pushing the tropical air out to sea. The forecast promised coole temperatures for Sunday with a much higher probability .of rain wash away some of the heal Rain would be a welcome sigh to most Nashuans. It's.too hot- even for ants. SONY and CRAIG TAPE RECORDER CASSETTE and REEL Large Selection BankAmoricard Unicard FOTOMART CAMERA Corn. 178 MAIN ST. NKX'D TO STATK CINEMA I'otosmtrt Shop 1'otomnrt" Marchers Protest Imprisonment of 2 U.S. Marines PORTSMOUTH (AP) The or ganization of a "march of con science" was scheduled today t focus attention on what marc organizers call "unjust imprison ment" of two Negro Marines a the Portsmouth Naval Prison They say they will deliver pe tiHons to Navy Secretary Job Chafee seeking the Marines' re lease. The march, scheduled to star today at 2 p.m. from the Libert Pole at Strawbery Banke, is eh dorsed by 18 peace and huma rights groups. Charles Brereton, a staff mem her of the New England Commi tee for Non-Violent Action, sai petitions will be circulated durin the march and efforts, will be made to deliver them to Chafee i Washington. Brereton said Chafee has au thority under the Code of Military Justice to release the two Marine with honorable discharges. Cpl. William Harvey, 21, of LOT Island City, N.Y., and Pfc. Georg Daniels, 22, of St. Albans, N.Y. ar serving a combined 10 years fc speaking out against America' armed involvement in Vietnam while stationed at Camp Pendlc- ton. Charge Accounts INVITED WE HONOR BAN KAMERl CARD UNIGARD Nashua Wallpaper Co W. Pearl St. Open Thurs. Night till I Sullivan wrote in a let- er to City Clerk Lionel Guilbert: 'I will not now sign this reso- utiori, which I once vetoed. I low serve advance notice that I will not affix my signature to any bond or bonds to pay for said acquisition of W.' J. Nev- erett Realty Co. property situated on Garden Street." Sullivan asked City Solicitor Arthur 0. Gormley Jr. at the al- dermanic meeting Tuesday night ,f he could'-block the proposed purchase by withholding his sig- nature on bond certificates. Gormley said he would prefer to research the question before issiiiiig an opinion. A spokesman for the mayor's office said the opinion has nol been.received yet. Gormley could nol be reached for comment. Sullivan's veto of the bond reso> lutiph was overridden 10-2 by the abstention. The lands and buildings com- mitted has yet to assess damages it is willing to recommend for the Neverett properly a needed tep in the current purchase pro :edures. At a. recent condemnation hearing, the. realty, firm sought damages of Alderman-at-Large Francis La- lamme, committee chairman, said he hopes to convene committee next week to hat decision. Before the committee's recom- mended damage award could be ;endered; it would require a vota of approval. by the aldermanio xiard. But Gormley said beeause.of'its judicial nature, a resolution of tender could not be vetoed by the mayor. Funds for .the purchase would be provided by the already ap- proved bond issue resolution. If the..city.and owner were un- able to agree on damages, the issue would, under eminent do- main procedures, be referred 19 Superior Court. The bond issue would be put ill escrow pending the court de- cision. Redistricting Plan Okayed; State Retains Head Tax CONCORD Governor Walter Peterson has received a compro- mise bill redistricting the two New lampshire congressional districts. And another major item Which he House and Senate acted on during the long and hot session yesterday was the move to retain he head tax assessed on adults up to age 68. The Senate had voted to increase the tax to and to lower the exemption age o 66. The redislricting bill passed the House 141-125 and the Senate on a voice vote. Although the bill was attacked by some Democrats as a the House was told the two incumbents, Reps. Louis C. Wyman of Man- chester and James C. Cleveland of New London, approved of the compromise. The opposition was led by rep- resentatives from Salem, which will be transferred to the second district along with Merrimack Hudson, Pelham, Goffstown, Pem- broke and Allenstown. The representative from Brook- .ine, Webster Bridges (R) favored :he move, calling it an excellent compromise because only 300 votes now separate the two con- gressional districts. Representatives Jeanette Gelt and James Sayer, both of. Salem, opposed the plan. Sayer called it "gerrymandering" and he and Mrs. Gelt both agreed that Salem residents will be most unhappy with the plan. As for the head tax, it slays at but the age was lowered from 70 to 68. This means that resi- dents over 68 are exempt. Ob- servers said the change" will take away from the levy, which realized million in two years. Although the legislature hopes to reach final adjournment Mon- day, House Speaker Marshall Cob- leigh indicated there was a chance that it may be forced to return to work Tuesday to complete other business. Also on Friday, Governor Pe- terson exercised his first veto, :urning down a bill for the crea- :ion of occupational drivers' li- censes for persons 'whose driving permits are suspended, but need licenses to work. Smith, Brooke Voted Against Safeguard Plan WASHINGTON (AP) Margaret Chase Smith of and Edward W. Brooke of Mas- sachusetts were among the Re- publicans who voted against Safeguard antiballistic missils system in the Senate Armed Services Committee Friday. The committee voted 10-7 for the full million asked by President Nixon for the ABM, however. Sen. Thomas J. Mclntyre, D- N.H. recorded as voting present. President am? Premier President Nixon and Canada's rence Seaway at the EisenhowerLock Prime Minister Pierre Trudcau stand in Massena, N.Y. Nixon dedicated ttw together during a ceremony marking; lock 10 years ago. (AP Wirephoto) the 10th anniversary of the St..Law- it ......eft
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