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   Nashua Telegraph (Newspaper) - August 14, 1969, Nashua, New Hampshire                                York Times 'end Associated Press News Service 1567 IDQJh Yea. .4s A Dcily Today's Chuckle Sign in a topless nightclub: "Watch your hat and coat" Nashua (fteleqraph New Hampshire's Largest Evening Newspaper... C. J J. VOL 101 No. Ml Continuing tit New Hampshire Telegraph Estibtisbed October M, iSK NASHUA. NEW HAMPSHIRE.-THURSDAY. AUGUST 14, 1969 Second Class Postaje PaM AtKasbaa.H.B. Weather Fair Tonight No Change Friday Full Report on Tvri 22 PAGES TEM CENTS Nixon And Nation Salute American Moon Men By BILL STALL I LOS ANGELES President Nixon has oasted tha Apolto H lunar '.xplorers as "three brave men" who penetrated the shadow's of space and car- ried humanity to new 1 heights of imagination. Holding aloft a glass of champagne at an extraor- dinary state 'dinner Wed- Jl nesday he told Neil I A. Armstrong, Edwin E. Aldrin Jr. and Michael Col- lins, Thanks Extended "We thank yon (or your cour- age. We'thick you. for raising our sights The sky Is no longer the limit." The boyish looting Armstrong commander and firs man on the in sometimes quavering voice before 1.440 of the nation's elite "We were very .privileged to leave on the'moon a'plaque en- dorsed by you, Mr. President saving it was for ail of mankind Perhapps in the third millen- nia a wayward stranger wQl read that plaque at Tranquillity Base and let history mark that this was the age when it became lolel broke up after a great {highest privilege I could have roir of cheers and claps (or thel... .Let's raise our. glasses ta astronauts ibo spoke modestly I America's astronauts." E their accomplishments. Earlier, they were cheered by n estimated 4 million in New York City and million In Chi- cago. Niioa hinted that the astro- nauts may travel overseas after heir return today to Houston. they go abroad they will also get a the Presi- dent grinned. Outside, several thousand d e mo n s t r a t e d peacefully against the -war in Vietnam. U arching along the Avenue of the' Stars in front of the half- noon shaped, 16-story, mil- lion hotel they waved signs anc chanted, "Stop the war" and, "Power to the people." Nixon said toasting the line- do-clad astronauts was "the As Vice President Spiro T. Igcew read citations. .Nucon presented the trio with the il of Freedom, Hie nation's lighest civilian honor. Said, Armstrong: VI suspect that perhaps the most warm. jenuine- feeling .that, all of us could receive came through the cheers and .shouts, and most of all. the smiles of our fellow Americans." Aldrin took note of the faith he said Americans- put in ,the Apollo flight and its meaning for the future. "We flew Eagle and Columbia with your hands helping us on the controls and your spirit be- hind .us." he told the guests and a-national television audience referring to the moon-lande 'agle and the main spacecraft Columbia. "When Neil and I sa- uted the flag, all Americans, I Mnk, saluted it with us." Collins rose and turned to Nix- >n, saving. "Mr. President, here lands one proud American." The trio appeared crupper de- ;pite the grueling day whkh be- gan with a flight in the presi- dential jet to New York (Sty and a mammoth welcome along Broadway, traditional canyon ot aeroes. After a visit to the United Na- tions, the astronauts and thrir families flew to Chicago. They, rode down Michigan Avenue and through The Loop to the Civic Center where they received medals from Mayor Richard J. Daley and an eipres- sion of mtilude from the peo- ple of Illinois from their gover- nor, Richard B. Ogilvie. Tied Denies Anderson Story; Phone Firm Mum on Calls a fact." The glittering banquet was Massive ''Astronauts 'street capped by presentation of spe- cial medals to the pioneering trio'and, posthumously, to three astronauts fatally burned in spacecraft fire In U67.: The affair ciimaied a trium- phant.day of tours through New York and Chicago, a day devot- ed to an outpouring of American appreciation for-the teal. Armstrong noted that during the New York.ticker-tape Irib- ute he a sign telling the as- Ironauts, "Through ,you we louched. the- Then. he said: "H'was bu'i; privilege to- day to the country to touch America." Guests" at the: elaborate, itate dinner, the firstrerer held out- side Washington; lacrbded 'mem- bers of the Cabinet arid the Su- preme Court, 44 of M governors, representatives'of the diplomat- (AP) The Manchester Union Leader said today that in the hours immediately folio wing Sen. Ed- ward fatal auto- mobile accident July peri- od when Kennedy said he was in a state of. shock for nine hours telephone 'calls were charged to the Massachusetts Democrat's credit card. of the senator swimming across, he said two associates took him across in a boat. In the capital, Kennedy said in a statement: "I wouldn't have any further comment oth- er than to say that this story by Mr. Anderson is categorically untrue as was the previous col- umn that he wrote about the cir- cumstances surrounding the (AP) Communist China's official radio said today its military patxob on 'the Soviet-Sinkiang border withdrew under Soviet attack Wednesday "to prevent worsening of the situation." But the Chinese gave no further information on :the border clash reported in central Asia. Charges Repeated The Soviet press and radio in Moscow also confined itself to repeating previous which gave no details ci he clash nor any count of. the casualties.. j The Soviet announcement said :nly that several 'persons "were rilled 'or wounded j but" did not disclose on .which 'side or how jj-Each 'side -traded sharp protest Peking relations 'with" both Moscow and Peking.-- Secretary of State WiUiam-P. Hogers spelled out U.S. policy in a .television' interview Wednesday 'night: "If don't' like to, say, we're -neutral- Our "position is that we are going to attempt to become 'more friendly with both :he Soviet Union arid Communist China; and .we're not going to play, one 'against 'the other. We are'..'; going' fo see rif we can' relieve tensions by-becoin-irig with both' of Foreign Ministry charged: .Soviet side sent kwo_ helicopters, dozens of armored vehicles, and ;sev; ral hundred armed troops two tilometers (a mile and-a'quar-. er) Into Sinkiang, firing on Chinese frontier guards.ahd hll-ng or wounding corps and the aerospace .business, aviation 'heroes, :miUfary eaders and friends and rela-ives of the astronauts. The JH-hour, seven course 'east 'In a lavishly decorated ballroom '.of the Century Plaia Special A special aldermanic. meeting may be called Monday night to present the .initiative petition against' the Neverell property purchase, Mayor Dennis J. Sullivan, said today. He, said by then he will also have 'vetoed the JISS.IM .damage assessment .resolution 'for the property a veld which City Solicitor .Arthur. 0. Gotmley Jr. say's he can't exercise on Gall Meeting ures of this type because of heir Judicial aspects. The resolution, which sets the irice the city is willing to pay or taking the property, was by aldermen night with'two absten-tioni. During the meeting, Sullivan slated that he will refuse to sign to finance the purchase. Ind if a court order to. force fim to sign the bonds is sought Sullivan said, he wil] counter with a writ to have a court review' of all records leading up to the purchase. The initiative petition, if sue cessful, would have the -pur controversy out on refer "serious, if there are further provocations and Moscow promising "a- decisive rebuff" to 'any Chinese, action.: ;l' -n': v The -U.S. Stale Department stressed .the United States.' will avoid taking sides in the dispute and will 'continue; efforts to Irish Troo By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Irish Republic dispatched troops in convoys to the border o[ Northern Ireland today -and laid their mission was' to support and supply field 'hospitals' for Northern Irish; fleeing battles 'between'. Roman Catholics and Protestants. ;Tbe Irish Republic ii predominately Catholic and the Sent to menl has proposed a U.K. peace force.-' Although .Dublin's announcement said the troops in tracts and 'jeeps to the border area to lend medical assistance; the army inen' carried A spokesman: said the men normally deal with "communications, logistics' and other The he added, are "betas; supplied by the ie .Southern -Irish -Medica flew by helicopter to Let erfcenny establish headqijar lets' for five mobile said. 'the hospital rith army staffs are ready '1o function and that mobile patrols of, medical, trans ports and secii rity, personnel were operating along the border. _. A. -Southern, military r. THE ASSOCIATED has proposed a U.K. -Southern Irish Medical The Irish Republic dispatched oops In convoys to the Although .Dublin's flew by helicopter to Let-erfcenny establish headquar- Northern Ireland today said the troops in for five mobile id their mission was' to and supply field 'hospitals' r Northern Irish; fleeing baits 'between'. Roman 'jeeps rn6ved to the border area to lend medical assistance; he army inen' carried 'weapons. A spokesman: said the men said. 'the hospitals ith army staffs are ready 'to unction and that mobile patrols f, medical .trans ports and secu- id Protestants. Tbe Irish Republic is prcdom-ately Catholic and the North redominafely Protestant. deal with "communications, logistics' and other The he added, are 'being supplied by the personnel were operating along the border. .A. .Southern, military spokes-nan declined to say how many The Southern Irish troops set pa headquarters at Letterkcn-r, about 15 miles from army units." Reports from the border area said the Southern Irish troops were in positions only' about were Involved, but he said here has. been r.o general mob-ization1: .order'. He explained hat .only ''certain key officers :rry where Roman Catholics in ie Bogside District fought from tbind barricades against from the.Bagside District ofr Londonderry, which is near the border. been recalled from military e'ave'. Explaining the reason for set- et Rioting in Londonderry units are part of Ireland's permanent op military hospitals near he one southern Irish virtually uncontrollable ihc'e Tuesday, when a which have seen .duty, In U.N. peace forces in the said that many of the Catholics hurt or wounded in the Protestant parade set oil Cyprus. are, reluctant (o subject glow warfare. 'announcement lo Northern Irish Tbe Northern Ireland reserve' officers' aent has called 'for help called up and fighting continurf today Wtlsh troops 'to stop on alert. in Belfast; IVorthern Ire- loodshed. Tie Dublin T.M. Elliott, director THE FOLLOWING STORES WILL BE .by Charles Famous thruoot New England THURSDAY FRIDAY 'TIL 9 147 PEARL ST. Fines! in Pizzas Grinders S i i Varieties) BERGERON'S CARTER'S MEN'S SHOP Regular 90c AIM i ENTERPRISE DEFT. STORE IN i ISTOORETS HAIR STYLING T JORDAN'S LUGGAGE, SHOP', LYNCH'S MEN'S BOYS'. 1 I ONLY MILLER'S 88V-4542 SEAR'S ROEBUCK fin 11 A.M. to 2 A.M. 20th CENTURY: Hifch St. Mkt Men.- thru Sal. Sundays 3 P.M. ia Midmf Prospecf Judge Clement' Hayris presiding jurist-o the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals and a reskJen of Greenville, S.C., may be appointed' by Presiden Nixon to the Supreme Court lo -fill the vacancy caused by the Abe Fortas designation..; In Boston, a. spokesman.for Tery tragic death of Miss Ko- New England Telephone jraph Co. said that because ol !egal restrictions he could nei- ther confirm nor deny the.re- port. But he noted that.use ol Kennedy's credit card did net neeeasarily -mean the senator himself made, the Meanwhile! at- Wilies-Barre an effort-by Cist-Atty. Ed- mund Dinii of New Bedford Mass., to have the body of 28- rea'r-oM Miry Jo'Kopechne ex toned for a Massachusetts in- quest scheduled for Sept. ran into legal difficulties. Andrew Antolik, clerk of Com- mon Pleas' Court at' Wilkes Barre, said he planned to write Dinls today "that I do not have the authority to present the peti- tion (o the court." Antolik said Dinli: either'would havi to go himself to Pennsylvania to argue his case or send a repre- sentative. In Washington, Kennedy de nied as "categorically untrue" a statement by columnist Jack Anderson that Kennedy did no swim the channel between Chappaouiddick Island and Ed gartown, Mass., >J the senatoi said he did. It wai at tha the car rolled off a narrow bridge into a salt wate pond late on the night of July 18 Kennedy escaped as the ca filled with water but MIsj. Ko pechne wai trapped. Anderson's statement was at tributed lo information told him by Kennedy intimatei. Instea The Union Leader said first call, lasting Jl minutes, was to .the Kennedy compound at Hyannis Port. The second also the fifth just be- fore to dore C. Sorensen in New York. Sorenson, a former White House speech writer during the administration o[ President John F. Kennedy, the senator'! older brother, visited the Kenne- dy compound for several day't The Union Leader's report. the on.ldt from Edgartown, said five calls 1 charged (o the Kennedy me acciaeni. i 'ird were tosde before Other Calls' night July IS from a newspaper said two other on Chappaquiddick listed to Sidney Lawrence; owner o! a 'were1 made be lore- to.ah unlisted' num- ;age rented to' Kennedy in Boston, the ether in an ates for a reunion., DENIES Page I Tax Sharing Faces Stiff By EDMOXD bill, if ultimately passed WASHINGTON (AP) the form approved by the dent Nixon's proposal for will siphon of( some fed- federal government to revenues that otherwise some income tax revenues be available for sharing. the state faces formidable crowded schedule for tht stacles in and Means Committee, But the President will expects to be kept busy more than a year to into 1970 with remaining lor the proposal which he on tax considera- to become effective in ot Social Security increase! He will have the aid ol Nixon's welfare proposals. congressmen and the Republican tag on tht tic backing by a number of underlined In Nixon's and local officials. by a stress on the long- The obstacles they face party theme that the feder- clude: government has grown too opposition by powerful and inefficient. key House chairmen, Wilbur was on record gainst Mills, D-Ark., ol the Wayj proposal even before it was Means Committee to which officially. -He told proposal was referred, he would be unaltera- George H. Mahon, D-Tex., opposed to the disbursing of the Appropriations funds to states without prospect that the restrictions. endum. Mayor Vyili Veto Parking Proposal The free parking plan downtown on Saturdays, proved by the aldermen Tuesday, will be the subject of a mayoral veto. Mayor Dennis J. Sullivan said today tie plant to veto the' plan because of'the'revenue loss it would cause the city If Imple- mented and because i similar plan In Manchester has not worked out is wen as expected. At the aldermanic meeting, Sul- livan said according lo a Satur- day collection tunpling mtde July 28, the city stands lo lose about IIJ.OOO annually in meter revenue by granting free parkin; on Saturdays.. McGovern Eyes Presidential Race As Senator Kennedy's Hopes Fade By WARREN WEAVER JR. Kiw Timn Nlwl lirm WASHINGTON Sen. George S. McGovern said today he was convinced that "no conceivable circumstances" could get Sen Edward M. Kennedy back into presidential contention for but that he -himself might be- come a serious candidate. McGoven male Nashua appearance en Sepl. 17 wbea le is icltdoltd lo speak at tbe Northeast Conference ol Yonif Democratic Clnbt America and tie sltle tlon New Hampshire Yocni DemKrati Clubs. McGovera will deliver adilrcit (t tne ticket dlnaer tie Tom- dtrblrd "SS" Reitaoraat. The South Dakota Democrat told reporters that he loughl SEN. GEORGE S. out Kennedy for i political con- Coming soon -to Nashua Trust -MASTER'CHARGE The Interbank Card Member F. D. I, C venation after the Massachu- setts Senator wai involved in the automobile accident several weeks ago in which a 28-year- old secretary was drowned. "I, think le may have been jheading that way prior to tht acridenl." McGovern declared, "but I became convinced alter a fairly lengthy talk that no conceivable circumstances would bring him back into picture. I fully expect, however, that he will be president day." Most politicians here bcV vi that McGovern could not came a viable presidential unlc-j Kennedy had elim- inated himsell from consider- ation. The South Dakotan's 1J6I support virtually all came from Democrats closely allied with the Kennedy family. McGovern's comments ap- peared .to place him in the field of possible Democratic oppo- nents for President Niion In 1971, along with Sen. Edmund S. Muskie and former Vice President Hubert H. Hum- CALIFORNIA HOUSE PAINT Nashua Wallpaper Co. IS W. Pearl' St' Kt-Htl Open Tbun.' Til I phrey. Humphrey has been more reluctant about acknowl- edging interest than the others. '69 'Daily Rentals: as .00' per day .'Call MacMulkln Chevrolet THE TELEGRAPH Abby Biossat Classified] 20. Comics Crossword Editorial Financial Horoscope Lawrence 11 Obituaries 1 t 4 14. IS Pearson Reston Sports Suburban 8, I Television 17 Theaters 1 U Dr. Thosteson II Weather J   

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