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   Nashua Telegraph (Newspaper) - August 6, 1969, Nashua, New Hampshire                               Today's Chuckle Spaghetti is a stringy food you wind around a fork and then drop in JXIUT lap. Nashua feleqraph _______________ New Hampshire's Evening Newspaper... C J J. Weather Fair Tonight Worm Thursday Full Report on Page Two VOL 101 NO. 133 ConUnuInj the New Hampshire Telegraph Established October 20.1831 NASHUA, NEW HAMPSHIRE, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 6, 194? Tax Reform Bill Revised By EDMOND LeBRETON WASHINGTON (AP) House tax reformer set the stage for today's debate on their massive bill by adding an extra S2.4 billion of tax relief, mainly for Tow and moderate income recipients- A vote on the reform measure is expected Thursday. Extra Revenue Sponsors estimate the bill ulti- mately would bring in bil- lion la ettra revenue by tighten- Inquest Certain BOSTON (AP) Dist. Atty. Edmund Dinis said today that an inquest will be held info Sen. Edward M. Kennedy's July 18 auto accident on Chappaquid- dick Island and that "all wit- nesses" who have anything to contribute will be called Dinis did not say specifically, however, whether Kennedy him- self would be asked to testily. But Kennedy has said that he would do everything possible to cooperate with an inquest. Dinis commented after Ed- gartown District Court, Judge! James A. Boyle declined to take any immediate action on a writ- ten request from'Dinis for the inquest. But Dinis said he was going ahead with the inquest anyway, moving under provisions of the state's inquest statute. That statute reads In part: attorney general or the district atlomey may.. .require an inquest to be held in the case of any death supposed to have by.-external been, caused, means.' The' accident'claimed the life of a young secretary, from Washington, D.C., Misk Mary Jo ing Suva ca tar preferences in tl areas. It. would ultimately pay out IS.2'billion in lajt relief. Princi- pal beneficiaries would be the poor, low and moderate income recipients, widowers and mature single', persons maintaining households. Neit year, however, the bill would.sen-e the government's objective of fiscal restraint to cool inflation by stepping up col- lections Jl.l billion against a Jl.S billion payout. Most of the relief provision said reductions take effect in 1W1 and 1WJ. The measure also provides for extension of the income surtax, at 5 per cent, for the first six months of 1970. Democratic liberals who wanted a chance to offer an amendment to knock out the surtax extension were rebuffed Tuesday when the House Roles Committee cleared the measure for House action under no- amendment procedures. Liberals scored, however, when the Ways and Means Com- mittee in a special session re- juggled the tax rale tables lo provide more relief, especially for low and moderate income recipients. Committee spokesmen said He action guarantees every or dinary taxpayer with income under JIM.OW at least a 5 per cent reduction in his tax bill. Ways" and Means Chairman Wilbur. D. Mills, D-Art, said this had been the intention of the committee all He said as originally drafted for the of misunderstandings with staff and Treasury technicians.-.. Second DIM Postage Paid 48 PASES Prict TEN CENTS ".Off With the Coat! 'After days and days of rain, residents of the-NasHua a chance to doff their rain- their feet today when the sun caine.uif hot this morning. Janet La- crohE, was taking ho however, as she-walked to work with a just-in-case ;over her.arm: Former GoMmander of Green Berets, 7 Others Charged With Viet Murder By GEORGE ESPER SAIGON CAP) The former commander of Green Beret forces in Vietnam and seven of his staff hare been charged with premeditated murder in- the shooting of a Vietnamese man, the U.S. Army disclosed (oday. The eight men are under ar- rest and also charged with .con- spiracy to commit murder, the U.S! Command said. The charges are being Investigated (o determine if (hey win be brought to trial before an Army coort-martiaL The U.S. Command gave vir- tually no Information about the case against Col. Robert B. Rheault, a 13-year-old West Pointer from Vineyard Haven, Mass., two majors, tains, a chief warrant officer and a Serjeant first class. The 5th Special Forces Group command, which Rheault head- ed until he was relieved last month, also clammed trp. The Army announcement said Ihe killing occurred June M sea Nba Trans, the headquar- ters of the 5th Special Forces 200 miles northeast of Saigon.: Those charged with Rheault are David E. Crew, Cedar Rap- ids, Iowa; Maj. Thomas C. Mid- dleton Jr., Jefferson, S.C.- Capt. Leland J. Brumley, Duncan, Okla.; Capt. Robert F. Maras- co, BloomGeld, N.J.; Capt. Budge E. Williams, Athens, Ga.; CWOI Edward M. Boyle, New York City, and Sgt I.e. Al- vin L. Naples, Fla. They are being held at Long Binh, the Army headquarters 11 miles northeast of Saigon. U.S. military officials would not.disclose the Identity of the dead man or any other details of the case. They claimed such a disclosure would prejudice the charges against the eight men are now In the hands of an in- vestigating officer. He acts as the equivalent of a grand jury in Colonel Rheault Exeter Graduate CoL RhtauK Is a'lMJ graduate o( FUffipY Exeter Academy la Exeter, Nfl. He was appointed to West Pofat by then Sen. Henry Cibot Lodge Jr, and graduated b 1M wltt t commission In the IO'OM traffic controllers. By NEIL GILBRIDE WASHINGTON (AP) The man in the tower who guides your plane through jet-speed traffic ,at the nation's busiest airports is often worried sick, about you, and about himself, say some leaders of the nation's infantry. Merrimack Plans School Addition MERRQUCK Preliminary ptuu for an addition to Herri- mack High School have beta com-; pleted, the- Merrlnuck' School Board ind Planning and Building Committee have announced. the extension win double the ptesent 400 pupQ capacity, and Is put of a mulU-sUge plan which was conceived when the original building was planned. The pres- ent buUding win be operating In the nett school rear at IS per cent of capacity because of the PIZZA by Charles Famous thruout New England Iff W. PEARL ST. Finest in Pizzas Grinders (an varieties) Regular 90c PLAIN PIZZA TUESDAY 7 Cc ONLY 88V-4542 Dpin II A.M. TO 2 A.M. thru Sat. Sunrftyi 3 P.M. tremendous growth of the com- munity, the joint boards said. Also Included in the proposed addition Is i new access road along the present PubSc Service Company right of way from Bab- oodc Road to the High School The Joint boards ftel this wfll pro- vide relief from some of the traf- fic congestion that exists in the area. By utilizing the right of way, the remaining school land wiQ be preserved for future use. A special school district meet- ing will be held Sept. 24 at pjn. at the Junior High School auditorium. Two public bearings have been scheduled prior to (Ms meeting. .The first hearing wffl be Aug. 18 at and the second win be Sept 10 at Both will bt at the Junto High. Officer Investigating Military attorneys said the civilian We. deciding whether the men should be freed or whether they should stand trial. "This officer must hold a for- mal pre-trial investigation... a formal one legal offi- cer said." The accused are enti- tled to be represented by coun- sel It is roughly the equivalent of a grand Jury proceeding." COJDtANDER Page Sen. Smith Move Key In ABM Photo Finis By CARL P. LEUBSDOKF WASHINGTON (AP) Sen. Margaret Chase Smith added a note of feminine mystery as the Senate headed for a photo finish in its bitter battle over de- ployment of the Safeguard missile defense system. Kep Proposal On the eve of today's sched- uled vote on the key proposal to bar Safeguard deployment or site acquisition, the Maine Re- publican introduced a substitute amendment that would'prohibit research and testing is well as deployment. Under parliamentary proce- dures, Mrs. Smith's amendment would be voted on first, followed by the amendment by Seni. John Sherman Cooper, R-Ky.; and Philip A. Hart, to bar deployment but allow re- search. Four hours ol debate on the Cooper-Hart amendment, plus an hour on Mrs. Smith's propos- al were expected to precede vot ing scheduled in late afternoon. Pro-Safeguard forces claimed a 51-49 margin, while opponents said they thcagbt the count stood 50 to 43 against deploy- ment with Sens. John J. Wit Hams, R-DeL, and Clinton P. Anderson, D-N.U., still uncom- mitted Mrs. Smith introduced her amendment Tuesday afternoon without comment, then left the Senate floor. There was specula tion as'to her motives. Some. antiballlstic' misjile- said they feared Mrs; Stnlth might oppose the Cooper-Hart amendment i her proposal Is defeated, 'as seems likely, on groonds that even research inould be stopped. Thus, she would remain con- sistent to her past position op- posed to the ABM but at the same time.wouM give the Nixon administration an Insurance vote in its battle, to fend off the Cooper-Hart proposal Victory Predicted Senate Republican Leader Ev- erett M. Dirksen predicted Tuesday the pro-ABM forces would win, but Senate Demo- cratic Leader Mike Mansfield said opponents would consider it a victory if they came within one or two votes o! victory. "If we by one or two Mansfield said, "we wil] win in long run. Air Controllers Agree on Issue, Bat Reject PATCO Approach "When he gels up at the end of an eight-hour day, he can't sleep at night, he suffers nau- sea, he has all kinds of prob- says James D. Hill o! the Air Traffic Control Associa- tion. What disturbs his sleep, agreed Wayne J. Smith of Ihe Professional Air Traffic Control- lers Organization, is the possi- bility of a split second mistake that could put (wo airliners on a collision course sending hun- dreds of passengers and crew- men lo their death. It doesn't happen often de- spite "government reports of thousands of near misses, but "The controllers don't want to be the guys who put those two planes Smith says. "The problems are very se- adds Stanley Lyman of the National Association of Gov- ernment Employes. That's aboot as close to agree- ment as Hfll, Smith and Lyman can get as spokesmen for the three major air controllers em- ploye organiatlotu. Ii Nashua, N.H., Local 11, Na- tional Aijodatloa of Govern- Coming soon to Nashua Trust MASTER CHARGE The Interbank Cord Member' F. D. I. C meat Employes, has exclusive representation for controllers at the Air Route Traffic Control Center (here. Its president, Paul J. Me- Gnlre, reports the local has 21} Fields Grove Pool Closed The Fields Grove swimming area has been closed for the remainder of the season, it was announced today by the Nashua Park-Recreation Coramision. The commission took action at meeting' last after hear- ing a report from the city's Board of Health which showed extremely high bacterial count present in the water. Roger Chantal, spokesman for the commission, said it was learned that such a great amount of chlorine would be needed to purify the water it would be dangerous to children. Closing of the facility leaves the city with but two munidpal swimming areas, Centennial Pool on Sargent Avenue and the Pine Hill Avenue pool. The commissioners began last night the Initial stops to promote a bond issue for in enclosed swimming pool to replace Fields Grove. It Is not known at pres- ent whether or not the pod win be reopened next year. TOO HOT! TOO WET! To Shop NOT AT THE ENCLOSED AIR-CONDITIONED 'NASHUA s' MALL members. He has been sharply critical of PATCO's methods In rectal sickonts staged by con- trollers In other air centers. The Federal Aviation Agency agrees pressures are great on many of the controllers han- dling takeoffs and sometimes one a are approaching M million a year. In IKS there were 35 mid- air collisions, which killed persons, bul none Involring big commercial carriers. Tough Job "Sure it's a lough, grinding, grueling says an FAA spokesman, who adds the pay Is Bood, up to a and the government Is doing every- thing It can lo reduce .the nerve-fraying workload. But Smith's year-old Profes- sional Air Traffic Controllers Organization, threalenlng mass resignations and demanding the COVTROLtERS Page i TONIGHT IN THE TELEGRAPH Abby Baker Biossat Classifieds U to 47 Comics 43 Crossword 43 Editorial 4 Financial 8 Horoscope M Nashua Scene 4 Obituaries Pearson Sports J4 t 53 Suburban 22423 4 Television 43 SuIzbuTKcr Taylor Theaters 42 Dr. Tbosteson 42 Weather Charge Accounts INVITED WE HONOR BANKAMERICARD UNICARD Nashua Wallpaper Co. IMW.PdriSt. Opeo Than. Ni jW ED I "It will indicate the depth of eeling here, and it will indicate that the Senate intends to look very closely at the requests of the Department of Defense." The vote on the Cooper-Hart Cotton, Mclntyre Divided on ABM WASHINGTON New Hampshire's senators 'stood di- vided, on the Safeguard vote to- day with Norris Cotton in sup- port of President Nixon's pro- posal and Thomas Mclntyre against IL Cotton, in his first public statement on the issue, said In a newsletter, "Perhaps ABM won't work, but the Soviets think it will asd have installed M. It's time we put ours to the test. A batch of blueprints is no defense." The. Republican also said he doesn't think the ABM will "dim the prospects for an arms agreement." He'added. 'This seems to worry else except the Soviets." He said the ABM is "as purely defensive as a bomb shelter. It Is not pointed at, nor can it hurt any other nation." amendment isn't expected end the long fishi. Sen. Thomas J. Mclntyre, D- SMI., plans to bring up Thurs- day his proposal to permit de- ployment of radars and comput- ers, but not missiles. Whatever the Senate decides will then have to be approved by the House or else go to a Sen- ate-House conference for com- promise. Finally, both houses will have to vote money for the ABM when they consider the dclenss appropriations bill While the Senate was-ready- ing for today's showdown, (he House pulled a surprise by pass- ing a bill which included JJ.5 ssmzsrsrs million for quarters in Safeguard control Colorado. It had been expected the House would eliminate the item to await a Senate vole on deployment. Nixon to Outline Manpower, Welfare Plans Friday Night J C5 By JAMES M. NAUGHTO.V tttm York Tlnti Strvltl nation's mayors would be able (o work up their own Job training plans independently of the governors under a Nixon administration proposal to decentralize man- power development programs. TTie key decision, pirt po- litical and part pragmatic, is in President Nix- on's plans' to make manpower development efforts more re- sponsive to local In broad strokes, the Presl dent will sketch hii manpower for welfare reform, federal revenue sharing and reorganization of the Office of Economic Opportunity In a nationally televised speech at 10 pja. (E.D.T.) Friday. Nixon will tend messages on his: domestic policies to Con- gress'next Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, according to Ronald L. Zeigler, the White House press secretary. One of the most significant aspects of the administration program is the new approach to job training. High administration sources said the states and cities would be provided with federal funds to map and carry out programs that fit their needs. This would mean, it Is hoped, that a trainee would have a greater chance of landing a Job and business and industry a better prospect of filling vacancies. The Proposals Tha plans call for scrapping most of a dozen existing federal programs operated by a half- dozen agencies. Instead, the an- nual J3.5 billion federal outlay for manpower development would be parceled to the states on a formula taking into con- sideration population, labor force, unemployment and the level of poverty. Included in the proposal fs an automatic 10 per cent in- crease In funding If the national unemployment rate should climb above a fixed figure. Car- rent thinking Is that the figure ihould be 4.5 per compares to a July unemploy- ment rate of 3.5 per cent. The.manpower (raining mon- ey available to a city would :ome from the slate's allotment jut would not, said a source. apparatus." Politically, that would appear .0 be a concession to the na- tion's mayors, who have ex- pressed concern that federal cash destined for their po- might not reach them governors .administered the outlays. Practically, it could also mesh with Nixon's. pledge to make the manpower programs work more efficiently and effectively. .If Congress should approve Mxon's proposal, money would be set aside for each state. The states then 'would receive K per cent of their allocations by demonstrating ability to plan manpower programs. By prov- ing the merit of.the plans, the states would earn another 50 ser cent of their quotas and, sy perfecting their efforts, re- ceive the remaining 25 per cent. Ponds For Cities The cities would receive funds the same way directly from Two New Laws Now in Effect In This State COXCORD, N.H. (AP) Two new laws are in effect In New Hampshire this week. One ettends Ihe Jurisdiction of the Ballot Law Commission in disputes over the filing of nom- inating papers. Last year. Sen. Thomas Clav- eau, D-IIudson, was barred from filing his candidacy for gover- nor by Secretary of the State Robert Stark, who ruled Claveau thowed up too late. Claveau took the case to the commission which ruled It hid no Jurisdiction. Under the new law, the com- mission will have the power to rule in such cases. _ The other new law'allows em- ployes (o collect counsel fees and Interest If an insurance com- pany appeals a workmen's com- pensation decision by the State Labor Department. '69 Chevrolets Daily Rentals as low as 
                            

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