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   Nashua Telegraph (Newspaper) - August 4, 1969, Nashua, New Hampshire                                Today's Chuckle Some schools are going to be so crowded this fall that they may have to add Hooky Playing to the curriculum- Nashua New Hampshire's Largest Evening Newspaper Weather Cloudy, Showers Tonight Little Change Tuesday N Full Report on Page Two VOL 101 NO. 131 Cootmii'n' the New Hampshire Telegraph Established October ISM NASHUA. NEW HAMPSHIRE, MONDAY, AUGUST 4. 194? Second CUss Postage PiM 20 PASES TEN CENTS Fires Destroy Lumber Building, Nashua Home i 4 1 This was the scene last night as units from all Nashua stations but one fought a smoky blaze at 50 East Hollis St Chief Albert Tanguay. said the fire, which led to a general alarm and Huge Blaze Fought at Lumbertown mutual aid, was probably caused circuits. (Telegraphoto-Shaihoup) by over-fusing of electrical Elated Nixon Sounds Peace Theme By LEttTS GULICK President': NLxon .called in congressional leaders today .to report on his globe-cir-, cling trip which, he shows] the world can' live in f peace! despife- "divergent political Noting- that everywhere" he from populous Asia to communist the young people in particular were capti- vated by the. U.S. Apollo man landing on the moon, Nixon said upon his arrival home: moon, the people of the world were together. spirt of Apollo tran- scends geographical barriers and political differences. It can bring the people of the world to- gether in An elated Nixon spoke to a rain-drenched throng of high U.S.' diplomats and plain-'spectators '.Sunday, night after returning'.'tq nearby" An- drews Air Force BasV-ffonf his 12-day trip which "took him to eight countries. Earlier in the day he had completed.a visit to Romania which .he termed "the most moving experience that I have Americans. stepped on tha "Some way, when those two had in traveling to over 60 coun- tries in the world." Recalling hundreds thousands in the Communist country who turned out to cheer first American president T to call on them, Nixon again sounded the theme that "differences in political philoso- phy cannot permanently divide the peoples of the world." RepuDfican .and Demo- cratic leaders from the Boose and Senate we're invited ft'ihe'tariy House for Niton's personal re- port on his journey lo the Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand, South Vietnam, India, Pakistan, Romania and Eng- land. Nixon concluded his 27-hour visit to Romania by doing a brief hand-in-hand gypsy dance with President Nicolae Ceauses- cii at Bucharest display village, then huddling for final private talks with the Romanian chief. The session produced agree- men! on setting up an American MXOX SOUNDS Page 2 LBJ Nearly Visited Russia; Plan Bared One Year Later By PCTER GROSE Ntw York Tint! Strricl On the eve of the invasion of Czechoslova- kia one year ago. President Johnson moved to diplomatic venture Lyndon B. achieve a that had eluded United States presidents for nearly a decade. He accepted a formal invita- tion to visit the Soviet Union and become the first president of the U.S. to be received by the Russians since Franklin D, Roosevelt went to Yalta ir. IMS. One year later, authoritative diplomatic sources disclosed the details of an abortive peace ges- ture, the scuttling of a long- nurtured plan with all its inter- national and domestic political implications. With President Nixon's visit to Rumania Saturday and Sun- day a VS. president moved a- cross what was once called the iron curtain. But the hopes of successive administrations t o take the presidency to the So- viet Union itself remain alized. '69 Chevrofefs Daily Rentals as low as per day Call Teri 888-1121 MacMulkin Chevrolet PIZZA by Charles Famous thruont New England W W. PEARL ST. Finest in Pizzas Grinders (aB varieties) Regular 90c PLAIN PIZZA 75c TUESDAY ONLY Tiltpnone 8SV-4542 II A.M. Jo 2 A.M. Man. thru Sat. Sundtyj J P.M. Jo No Flood Threat In Nashua More rain 'drenched most parts of an logged New already England water- today, heightening flood worries. Tfae N'ashoa area, however, has no sach worries. Measure- ments taken by engineers at tie sewerage treatment plant show that the Nashua River is up aboni live feei. The engineers say that the river wonld have to reach lie It-foot mark before (here would be any cause for alarm. The Weather Bureau said the precipitation probably would Ihe majority of them minor, curred on Ihe rain-slicked streets and highways during the rush hour this morning. The situation was particularly bad in Boston, where rush hour traffic is bad even on sunny days. The region's already surging streams and rivers loot on the new rainfall reluctantly. The Weather Bureau had scattered reports of lowland flooding, none of it major. And as much as six inches of water collected on some highways. The rainfall was restricted Shortly after Soviet bloc troops moved into Czechoslovakia last Aug. 20-21, it became known in the U.S. that a major east-west arrangement including a summit meeting between Johnson and Soviet Premier Aleksei N. Kosygin had collapsed. What was. not established was that Ihis meeting would have taken p'ace, not in a neutral capital, but in Moscow or Leningrad. Invitation After weeks of informal soundings. Soviet Ambassador Anatoly F. Dobrynin formal invitation last Aug. 19 while on a dinner-cruise with Secretary of State Dean Rusk and other diplomats on the presidential yacht Sequoia, LBJ NEARLY Page off and on through ruesday and perhaps Wednesday. It follows day after day of tret weather in Jury, making that month one of the soggiest Julys on record in the region. Numerous traffic !o southern and central New England, the Weather Bureau said. Northern New England had only a thin covering of high, wispy clouds this morning, and a few places were altogether clear. Hun By WALTER R. HEARS WASHINGTON (AP) Senate Democratic Leader Mike Mansfield says he will not wage "intermittent warfare" Face President Nixon's Safeguard missile defense program if it wins approval in its big test this week. Although the issue of deploying the system will be decided Wednesday, the administration has more hurdles to face when Congress acts later in the year on appropriations to actually pay for the project. Opponents, including Mansfield, have pointed out they could have a new avenue to block the project in the funding measure. But Mansfield, in an interview, noted that the military construction appropriations subcommittee he heads will have jurisdiction over only a liny share o( the Safeguard budget for the next year. That would be the money to buy land for two initial' deployment and for 10 sites for later expansion. In later phases of Safeguard budgeting, however, increasing portions of the project would be in the military construction category. "I don't intend to carry on intermittent warfare on Mansfield said in an interview. "The Senate has got to decide." A rote is scheduled Wednesday on an amendment which would limit Safeguard work to research and development, barring for the current year for actual deployment. It would not cut the (799.1 million budgeted for the system. asaastroasssEszaarasaa Mayor Praises Nashua Firemen Mayor Dennis Sullivan today commended Nashua Srtfghltn ce battling the Lombertown blue last nljil. "Considering there were many hazards In Ihe farabtr, oil and gas (inks, II Is to the ire-men's credit tint they were to contain Ihe fire as wefl as they be "tfe cook) Jiive had another Crown HID caUs-trophe on ocr Police Arrest In Peppered By RICHARD FISKE PEPPERELL A disturbance here, which started late Saturday, ended with 4J youths being arrested for disturbing the peace, police reported today. The majority of those arrested, K, were '1 rom Milford, N. H., only eight Pepperell boys being involved. Charges of possessing dangerous weapons were made against some of the participants who. had such implements as clubs, iron pipes and bicycle chains, police said. Nine of those Involved were juveniles. According to authorities, the affray began Saturday about 11 p.m. in the vicinity o'f the Hotel Prescott in East Pep-perell when Pepperell police officers moved on a crowd of youths assembled there. About a.m: Sunday, fist fights broke cut a( Mill and Groton Youths Disturbance Officers from Pepperell, Groton, Dunstable and Town-send were called and three state troopers reported. In all, H officers were used to apprehend the participants in the affair. James Dunn and Harold Pills-bury, Pepperell selectmen, assisted the officers in control-Ing the trouble. All the fighters were taken to the jail in Ayer where they were booked. A school bus and three police cruisers were used to transport the youths. The youths Involved in the fracas will be arraigned today in the Ayer court, except for the juveniles who will meet with the judge Thursday. All made bail and were released, some in the company of parents who Md been located and summoned to the scene. No serious Injuries resulted from the confrontation, it was reported. IN THE TELEGRAPH Abby 1( Obituaries J Baker 1) Pearson Classifieds Sports 1 11 15 O 19 Suburban 8 Comics IS Salzbcrger 13 Cook Taylor 4 Crossword 15 Television M Editorial 4 Theaters M Financial Dr. Thosteson 14 Horoscope 12 Weather 2 Lawrence Coming soon to Noshua Trust MASTER CHARGE The Interbank Card Member F. D. 1. TO US! Hourly From Downtown To Air-Conditioned [NASHUA Accounts INVITED WE HONOR BANKAMERICARD UNICARD Nashua Wallpaper Co. 129 W. Pearl St 88J-W Open Thun. NIjM tffl 1 By JOHN purchased by the having out-of- Two serious fires such units on hand to cover any men climbed to the calls proved valuable. Nashua last night, one Ihe roof and cut out call came in at about general alarm blaze to ventilate the for a burning house at he other a house and flames. This, SL It was vacant at Ihe ermed "suspicious" by enabled firemen lo enter the building and Tanguay said that when the Specta fire from the inside. One fireman was was sounded there was inly one puniper truck 3'b Shortly alter midnight, a the intense smoke and nc3t the [ire serby turned, in an alarm lo St Joseph's look the tanker cut'cf-ttc what was lo become Captain Adrien utatinn ftnrl ar fire at Ihe main building Central Station. He Jimbertown.lnc., at 50 this morning and line "and 'was lolits Street Fire Chief Albert to work. .Ruins the blaze when other units arrived r said the fire apparently started >n the' central north side of this morning, said he had put the rear door of the two-story fratse house wss found oben ong, warehouse-like cause of the fire at flames were shoornc from and then spread two ways down the length of the over-fusing of electrical He said no figure rear of the house when Cur-rier arrived This said Tan- By the time Ihe fire set for damage, but brought under control about appraisers were at mace tne lire suspicious. minutes after firemen this DESTROY 1 he entire interior of the iad been burned. Firemen managed to save a small portion of one end of Ihe iuilding, housing the main 3ce ot the company. Chief Tanguay taid .quick action by his men saved this portion which souses the company Also saved was some A boy suffered extensive rials 'in the basement. boy, headed home including head and men covered it with on a farm in the injuries and fractures of covers. fatally injured legs. Three struck by a car native; of 'Canada, the vic- Responding to the a Manchester attended Utchfield Elemen- call were units from 'every Fournier, son of School and was a member ion in the city with the Mrs. George the St. Francis of Assisl :ion of the Airport 3-A, died in in Goffs Falls. Trucks and men from Hospital at accidents; in New Hilford, Merrimack and on page claimed (wo other in to cover Nashua had been rushed there lives during the weekend. ions in case of a second call. Also responding to the 20 after being struck in ront 'of his Berry, 5, of Stough-on, Mass., drowned in Huckins was a detail of police officers under the direction of Chief Paul Tracy. They kept huge crowds rom hampering efforts by fire fighters routed traffic David A. Campbell said eyewitness to the accident eported the boy jumped off the >ack end of a .truck, which in Freedom late Sunday. The girl, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Berry, reportedly was playing on the beach with ther children. When her par- from the on' the east side of Tanguay said the and stepped into missed her and began to supply of water and a new of a car headed in about four, feet of :wa- of equipment spelled the truck is owned by Jay ence in the battle. "We hooked up lines to a a Litchfield vegetable grower.. Albert Gagne. i5, of Hojokseit, drowned Saturday; Tthile" swim- of four hydrants, -and used lines -Leo E. Hudon, of 318 Concord Manchester, was in the Merrimack River 'in' Hooksett' V tnree' inclf and-one-half as the car Authorities said the boy was "We had ell the two friends when the acci- we needed." police ambulance lo happened. By the time help Tanguay said Ihe men Assisting were Gagne had disappeared. holes in the roof for Reffly and State, body was recovered Sun- with the new power saw Edward Apollo 11 Astronauts Final Week of By JIM Jr. and Michael which rained back SPACE CENTER, shown no ill effects the surface. (AP) With only one week space journey and Aldrin and Collins maining in their quarantine, there was no reason lo an all-day meeting to- Apollo 11 astronauts today their isolation beyond with experts on spacecraft wrapping up a report of release date of Tuesday, the trio plan adventure before stepping go over film they made dur- into a world waiting to 254 mice Injected their flight to select high- them with honors. dirt were still free to be shown Aug. 12 dur- Space agency officials the officials their first news conferehca Neil A. Armstrong, -Edwin scientists getting out of quarantine. Proposal Two senior senators apparent- ly hold the key. Sens. John J. Williams, R-Del., and Clinton P. Anderson, D-N.M., remain un- committed in a nearly dead- locked Senate. If both side wit. President Nixon, and everyone else stands firm in previously indicated positions, a 50-M tie vote is in prospect. That would defeat the amendment. Other amendments will fol- low, but the first one Is the cru- cial test. Senate debate moved into Its fifth week today. boxes of stones collected by Armstrong and Aldrin on the lu- nar surface. Dr. T. Robin Brett, Manned Spacecraft Center geologist, said samples in the first box opened last week "seem to be settling down to three major rock types." Two types appear to be hard- ened from molten lava, with one more dense than the other, Brett said, while the third seems to be a clod of drips of glass around it some- thing like "the covering of taffy candy over an apple." Scientists suggested a meteor impacting the lunar surface could have compressed dust to make the clods and melted lu- nar material to form glass The astronauts speak from with- in the isolation chamber to tha experts on the outside. The nation will begin shower- ing them with honors that same day, with the astronauts first appearing aj special guests at a dinner of National Aeronautics and Space Administration olfi- rials. On Aug. 1! they ace to licker lape parades in New York and Chicago, with the day climaxed at a state dinner in Los Angeles to be, attended by President Nixon and governors of the 50 slates. Houston plans to honor tha trio with a Texas-sized produc- tion in the Astrodome on Aag. II assembled by David Merrick( producer of "Hello Dolly" and other Broadway shows. Visiting U.S. President Nixon and his folk-troupe partner smBe as they participate In the Horn, a folk circle Swing Your Partner dance, during Nixon's visit to Bucha- rest's Village Museum Sunday. (AP Wirephoto)   

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