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   Nashua Telegraph (Newspaper) - August 5, 1969, Nashua, New Hampshire                                Today's Chuckle You never can tell how a girl's going to turn out untfl her folks turn in. Nashua feleoraph New Hampshire's Largest Evening Newspaper... C J Weather Cloudy, Showers Tonight No Change Wednesday Full Report on Page Two VOL 101 NO. 132 Cnritirafng New Hampshire Telegraph Established October ISM NASHUA. NEW HAMPSHIRE, TUESDAY, AUSUST 5. IW Secood Disj Postage Paid At Nashua, N.H, 20 PAGES Pries TEN CENTS By-Pass Construction On this strip of land across Route 122, or the Boston Post Road in Am- herst, work progresses on a new belt of Route 101 designed to carry traf- fic around Milford. Part of the Bos- ton Post Road is closed at this point, forcing a detour of traffic. (Tele- graphoto-HarrigEn) U.S. Prisoners Leave Hanoi Bv PETER O'LOUGIOJN "VIENTIANE, Laos (AP) Three U. S- prisoners of vvar boarded an Interna- tional Control Commission plane in Hanoi today and headed for Vientiane, U. S. officials reported. The three were released Mon- day. Mm Identified The prisoners were identified as Capt. Wesley Lewis Rumble, K, an Air Force pilot from Oro- ville, Calif.; Lt. Robert Fran- chot Frishman, M, a Navy pilot from Santee. Calif., and Doug- las Hegdahl, a seaman appren- tice from Walertown, S. D. The three were turned over to an American pacifist group in Hanoi, and a broadcast from the North Vietnamese said that at the ceremony they reported they were well treated. Hanoi radio quoted Frishman saying North Vietnamese surgeons saved his right arm when he was wounded and cap- tured northwest o[ Hanoi Oct. "I would like to tale this op- portunity (o (ell you how happy I am to be released and to be able to relurn home and see ny wife Frishman was quoted is saying. "When I was shot down I had a very seriously wounded ana. It at a tlme.when targets City Finance Panel Defers Decision on Rubbish Plan in the Hanoi area were being hit The doctors were very busy giving medical care to their own people and it would have been much easier for them just to amputate. Yet they took the time Jo operate, remove my shattered elbow and me my arm. aad for this I im thank- ful1-' Frishman, said the broadcast, added: "I wish the war to come to aa end soon so that the Viet- namese may be allowed to liTe in peace and happiness." Rumble told bow he was cap- tured in the southern part ef North Vietnam April "When my plane was hit, 1 had to bail cat." the Hanoi radio quoted him. "As I was descend- ing in my parachute I was quite worried and (earful about the treatment I might receive while captured. But a few minutes aft- er I was captured, my fears were eased. "I was treated in a very kind manner. It Increased my feel- ings the Vietnamese people quite a bit" According to the broadcast, Rumble saw his release as "a day I thought never would hap- and. after expressing thanks for his treatment was quoted as adding: "I hope and I pray that this war is over so that the Vietnamese people can live in peace and happl- "tss." Hegdahl said he fell Into the sea from the cruiser Canberra off the coast of North Vietnam the night of April 5, The Hanoi broadcast quoted him: "After about five bouri of swimming I had almost given up hope when I jaw a North Vietnam fishing boat. They picked me up and gave me good treatment even though they knew I was from a ship that had ay (Jiaudelle Uurocher Vhether Nashua contact its rubbish collection service out to a private Irm remains undecided ind .the full .'aiderrrianic ward may be f aceoV with naking a final decision vithout a. finance commit-ee recommendation. -Proposal Offered .The. finance .committee last light was presented with the ioard of Public Works' proposal hat Earl's Rubbish 'Disposal nc., a Hudson firm, be granted he contract for combined and garbage collection at a legotialed price of Two committee members, Bertrand 3. Bouchard and Maurice L. favored taking a vote on he proposal. But Alderman-at-Large L. Are! said he wished to sludy all dala pertaining to the contract proposal, including present and projected'cost analysis figures for the municip'al collection Operation and the proposed contract- itself, before he voled on: a recommendation: Mayor; Dennis 'j.- Sullivan, chairman of the finance committee and of the BPW, said he thought that the contract draft could perhaps be completed in time for the Tuesday meeting of the aldermanic board. Reluctance Expressed With Are! expressing a reluctance to issue an immediate recommendation, the finance committee took no vole on the proposal and indications were the matter would be referred to the full aldermanic board next week without a formal committee recommendation. Arel asked that each be provided with a copy of all pertinent data, including the contract draft, prior to the meeting. He -suggested a special meeting could be: called later neit week the were not ready i foKlhe, Tuesday sej-sion..; Speaking -of the rec-ommendalion to have refuse collection contracted, Sullivan said, didn't go into thii blind.-but put a -lot7 of time investigating all areas, looking at pros and cons. We feel It should come to a heal" In bids opened May 1, was high bidder with for the first year of operation, less allowance for city-owned equipment. For the second and third year of the three-year contract, the contract price' would have remained at law bidder was a Woburn, Mass., firm, 'the Northeast Disposal Co., with a first-year bid of JJM.OOO, lesj allowance for city-owned equipment. For Oie second and third years, the firm sought Estimated Cost According to digures compiled by DPff Director Travis L Petty, 'the city's cost for combined and garbage collection was estimated at annual and projected to for the second and third years. Sullivan said the new conlract figures were obtained by inviting both bidders to renegotiate their prices. According to Felly's memorandum, Earl's renegotiated price -would be on three-year average, less allowance for city-owned equipment and without a performance bond.' The Northeast firm would seek JJW.OOO under (he same conditions, except that the city will be permitted to keep its refuse collection vehicles. Sullivan said one factor which had led him to deal more extensively with Earl's Is that the firm is already performing rubbish collection for the city and that the firm ij a licensed contract carrier In the stale. RUBBISH Fige shelling their coast: 'Since then I have been living in a camp of detention for captured, American pilots. I point today. his directive thai felony charges be checked with him before they're dropped does riot apply to police departments. He. said hi is not trying (9 interfere with the .work of police departments.- -'Tin- not concerned about the noil presses (hat ar'i he said. "What I am concerned he added, "are the abases." Last week Pappagianis sent a letter to the 10 county attorneys ordering them not to drop charges in any felonies without first gelling his approval. Until Pappagianis" order, the adequate food, .hygiene 'since cap-tared an4 Iher Wtf provided me with a pair, of tptcUdej to set better, with. For, thu I im very North Vietnam' iad annbtmcei that it was releasing the three as a "humanitarian gesture" and in recognition of the American Independence Dsy. They areithe first U.S. prisoners In North Vietnam to be released since three were freed Aug. 1 last year. Officials' Weigh Closing Or Fields Grove Naslna'j Park Recreation Commission wffl hear a report lOoSgbt from the Nashua Board of Healli wHeh may result In lie dosing of the Fields Grove swimming area. The bacterial count a( (he city-operated swimming ares Is reported (o be high at present. Roger Chautal, clerk of tie Parks Recreation Commission, said the decision whether or not to close lie pool- win depend upon the findings revealed In tonljirj report. The, grove had been closed briefly tarter (Us year because of a polluted condition, which vu soon recuTied. It was closed Jury 28, IKS, by the Oly Health Deportment because of poDotioo which .reportedly originated In Due for A By MARSHA CLEMENT Don't get too .encouraged by those Intermittent rayi of sunshine. For, ilthougn Nishua area residents have hardly had a chance to wring out the more than two inches of rain which fell yesterday, the weatherman says more rain Is on the way for the entire titw England region. The exact total of deluge is 2.14 inches. Coupled with the weekend total of of an inch, this leaves the city with almost as much rib in (our days as is usually amassed during the entire month of August. The local avenge for August Is 1.3) Inches there is currently total of 3. Si Area tore Rain Unfortunately, it looks as though the averaga wm scon be met The extended five-day forecast for the region Is for above normal temperatures through Saturday, but with a rainfall during His period of more than half an Inch. The immediate forecast calls for more showers today, tonight and tomorrow. Rain ind fog covered New, England Monday, with the situation being particularly icul; in the larger cities of Massachusetts and Rhode Island. In Boston, six Inches of water covered some streets and highways during the morning rush hour, snarling traffic beyond 111 normal congested state. Sen. McGoVi In Nashua U. S. Senator George McGorera >f South Dakota win be the main peaker at the gold ticket dinner rf the Northeast Conference foung Democrats Clubs of Ameri-a and 'the -state 'convention tf he New Hampshire Young Dono-.rals' Clubs, Sept H in the rhunderbnrd Nashua. A candidate for the Democratic H-esMential nomination in 1968, HcGovern holds a Ph. D. in Ms-ory and government from Northwestern University. He served i l special assistant to John F. Kennedy, a mem-xt of tie House of Representa-jves from 1957-1961, and has i member of the U. S. Senate ince 1962. McGovem' is chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Nu-Jition and Human Needs, as well ij the Senile sub-committee to Speak on Sept. 27 SEN. GEORGE McGOVERN Indian Affairs. He Is also a member of the Committee.cn Agriculture and- Interior, and has authored three books and several articles leading journals. Joining him for the trip to Ner Hampshire will be Mrs. Mc-Govem, and three of their five Teresa, Steven, IJ and Mary Of By EDMOXD UBRETON WASHINGTON (AP) Having completed congressional action on a six-month compromise extension of. the income surcharge, the House now heads for debate on the massive tax reform bill. Preliminary skirmishing centered today, ID the Rules Committee, 'which most decide whether to give critics ol the reform biH BJ It drafted e chance to offer amendments. Monday's 'M7-174 House vote assurance! extension of' the 10 per cent surcharge only through Dec. 11. But an additional' sir month extension, at S is Included in the tax reform bin. The entire extension !i needed, the Nixon, idmisbfratioa arguej, If inflation Ii to be brought under control However, a. group ol Deba crsli wants to knock the additional J per cent extension out of the reform bill, which comes up for debate .Wednesday wjlh a vole planned for Thursday. They also seek ah opportunity Head, Pol! Tax Bills Out Today About pod an! head (ai UHS were mailed to N'tshnus lodir. Qty TreasarerTu Collector Irrfaj i. Gallant reminded rest-dents (hat due to a legislative change after tie NDj were Printed, the penally for oVHa-qnrat poll lix paymrab wfll Uke effect only on Dee. i tod tie Aif. 1 penally date prilled oo the bOb should be disregarded. on Tax to offer an amendment readjusting the proposed income tax rate reductions'ln the bill. The critics want to give less relief to tipper bracket taxpayers and more (o those In the middle brackets. The Rules Committee customarily sends lax bills to the House under a "closed permitting no amendments bat only t yes or no vole en the entire Issue. Chairman Wilbur D. Mills, D-Ark., ol the Ways and Me am Committee Is tiling for this kind of handling of (he lax reform bill and indications were the Rules Committee would go along. There ij more lhaa usual pressure for departure from custom, however. Rep. Charles A. Vanik, DOhlo, met Monday with members of (he Democratic Study Group, tin Measure organization ot House liberal and moderate Democrats, then drafted a leller to all Democratic members asking them to appear before (he Rules Committee in behalf of a procedure permitting amendments. Voting Monday on the six-month extension showed Democratic sentiment Is still heavily against inrlax. There were Democrats 25 Republicans opposed, to the bill, while 85 Democrats Joined 15J Republicans in favoring It. "IV g T Mystery Si By JOHN HARRIGAN As an aftermath of Saturday's great snake episode In Amherst the Telegraph titi received t variety 'of suggestions oa-how jnyjlery make. j A leniible bid of idrlce have.txen picked out of a raft of farcul sotoUoni. Meanwhile, Amhertt police have been ttl-I'ag their share of helpful hints. The only problem is thai no-body knows if the mystery snake is still there. la Its! installment the four-auxl-ont-hiir foot, two-Inch thick reptile covered la dim confines .of i la tit Robert Hard- '69 Chevrolets Daily Rentals "as low as day Cad Teri 888-1121 MacMulkin IN THE TELEGRAPH Akby 9 Obituaries J Biossat 12 Pearson 4 Classifieds Reslon 4 If to a Sports 134 H Comics 13 Suburban ID 11 Crossword 11 Sulzburecr Editorial- 4 Television U Financial 6 Theaters t Horoscope. Dr. Thosteson 8 Lawrence 4 Weather I Naitai Scene PIZZA ij Charles Famous ihruoct New England H7W. PEARL ST. Fines! in Pizzas Grinders (an varieties) Regular 90c PLAIN PIZZA TUESDAY 7Cr ONLY 88V-4S42 1 1 A.M. TO 2 A.M. Mon. thru 3 P.M. la soon to Nashua Trust MASTER CHARGE The Interbank Card Member TO US! Hourly From Downtown To Air-Conditioned NASHUA MALL Accounts INVITED WE HONOR BANKAMERfCARD UNICARD, Nashua Wallpaper Co. 1MW. Pearl SL ,83-Htt Than, tfflij Prisoners Released Hanoi radio said yesterday that North Vietnam has released three U.S. war prisoners held for more than a year. American pacifist Rennie Davis, who received custody of the three men, sent a message (o Hong Kong identifying !hem from left: Lt. (Ig) Wesley RumWe of Oroville, Calif.; Lt. (jg) Robert Frishman, of Santos, Calif.; and Seaman Douglas Hegdahy, of Watertown, S.D. Davis said all three were in "excellent con- dition." (AP Wirephoto) Atty. Gen. Pappagianis Advances Clarification CONCORD, N.H. (AP) As the split between Atty. Gen. Seorge Pappagianis and the county attorneys deepened' the county attorneys were not re- quired to give any reason for' dropping felony charges. Merrimack County Ally. Hen- ry Dowst of Epsom said Mon- day he felt Pappagiaais' direc- He later said the ensuing fur- or was a political reaction and a result of. personal feeling against him. Hillsboro County Atty. Jamei Connor of Manchester de- lve might have a greater im- manded a public apology. pact on police departments than Connor charged the attorney on nim fir ....._ on him or other county attor- neys. "Say a young police officer arrests a man for1- aggravate< Dawst said. is a felony, but some body higher up.In the depart- ment jeej it as not really a fel- ony under the farts of the case, "He might want to nolle pross the charge of aggravated as- sault and change it to simple he said. Portsmouth Police Chief Stan- ion Remick. head of the New- Hampshire Police Chiefs' Asso- ciation, said today he did not hink the order applied to po- ice departments, and Pappagi- anis confirmed Remick's under- standing of the order. Pappagianis also said today that noil pressing is not neces- sarily the end of a case. "If the itatute of limitation has not run out, a case can be prosecuted even though it may have been noil he said. Pappagianis' order stirred considerable controversy among he county attorneys. general's action implied Connor "has been wrongdoing' guilty of some and "my integrity is being "I have never sought to pros; ecule or excuse anyone of their political philosophy, and J deeply resent the Implication lhat this office has ever acted in this Connor said. No Comment Pappagianis said Monday night he's going to withhold comment on Connor's remarks; hat if he has anything to say It-first will be said to Connor. Meanwhile, Belknap Counly Alty. David Decker of Laconia oday described Pappagianis' order as "an attempt at a pow- er grab." Decker also said cases in which prosecution J were dropped were really mir- demeanors. Pappagianis has said that would take to court any county attorney who doesn't obey his orders, and the Executive Coun- cil as well if it tries to lim back down. Sorensen to Seek N.Y. Senate Seat nation next year for the Senate seat held by the By HENRY RAYMONT Yerk tin'xi NEW YORK-Thcodore C. So- rensen, one of President Ken- nedy's closest aides, has decided ;o seek the Democratic nomi- U.S. late Robert F.. Kennedy, sources close to Sorensen said today. The former While louse aide was understood to uve discussed his intention with lighly placed figures in the Na- ional Democratic Organization n recent weeks and to have received considerable encourage- ment. "Many people have urged me to run and I am giving it serious Sorensen said In an Interview just before he left on a two-week vacation in Israel Afler Sen. Kennedy's death'in June, 1968, Cov. Nelson A. Rockefeller named former Re. publican Rrp. Qiarles E. Gooi ell to the New York Senate seat. I If Sorensen decides lo make the race he is almost certain to face Arthur J. Goldberg, former Supreme Court justice and-per- manent rppresenlalive in United Nations, according to Demoratic party officials here; Sormscn and Goldberg are part- ners in the law firm of Puil, Weiss, Goldberg, Bifkind, Whar- (on A Garrison. These officials, who asked not to be identified, said they be- lieved that Goldberg was leading contender. They also mentioned Rep. Jonathan Eing- ham, former New York City Mayor Robert Wagner.' Paul O'Dvryer and Bill Movers, pub- lisher of News day, as other likely candidates for the nomina- tion. wick home on Baboosic Lake Road in Amherst. The unidentified creature re Hardwick [amily, snake had an head. an 01 Tuesday night climbing and winding its way around the Hardwick main cel- Tense Erealig During that lease evening, Amherst officials, the Hardwicks and (he Humane Society were all unsuccessful in either Iden- tifying or extracting the snake. Breathless descriptions of the beast Indicated that It was en- dowed with a stratKng black-and- pattern on Us back, with a wbita The cbnclier. of- fered by i younger member of the was that tha arrow-shaped During the past few days, problem have been offered. One man, saying that ha hailed from Texas and there- fore knew a lot about catching suggested using gasoline mist into the crawlspace, forcing the creature Another caller, oddly enough also f ro m Texas, suggested using the old loop-on-a-stick me- thod. Still another said that gas- sing the snake would work. Still, nobody would enter crawlspace with (he snake Wit. At last reports, the- snake is i til] there. s   

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