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   Nashua Telegraph (Newspaper) - September 3, 1969, Nashua, New Hampshire                                Today's Chuckle An old-tinier Is someone who remembers when par- ents and baby sitters were the same people. Hampshire's Largest Evening Newspaper... C. -J Weather t Cloudy, Cool! Tonight j: Little Change Thursday; FuH Rtport on VOL. 101 NO. Continuing New Hampshire Telegnph. published October 20.183J NASHUA, NEW HAMPSHIRE, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 1969 Second Class Postage Paid At Nashua, N.H. 36 PAGES TEN CENTS Ho Chi Minh Reported Near Death TOKYO (AP) Hanoi report- ed today President Ho Chi Minh in "somewhat grave" condition with a "developing" illness. Of- ficials in Saigon believed the ad- mission meant the 79-year-old father of Vietnamese commu- nism was near death. Ho's illness was announced in a communique which said: "Over the past few weeks. Pres- ident Ho has not been well.... A collective of profes- sors and medical doctors has been attending him day and night." Mayor's Petition Accepted The Initiative petition submit- ted by Mayor Dennis J. Sullivan cleared minimum signature requirements but just barely. City Cleii Lionel Guilbert an- today that out of jignatures'on the potion, iave been certified as acceptable oy his office. Required so the petition would ke valid were certified sig- Guilbert said the petition will be' included on the agenda for business to be presented to the' Board' of Aldermen next Tuesday night It askj that the Neverett prop- erty purchase controversy be put to a city-wide referendum and that the aldermen abide by the resort.' Sullivan started the petition movement when the aldermen overrode his veto of a measure to acquire the property for Another communique, broad- cast four hours later, said Ho'i condition was "not stable" and that "his Illness is developing and Is somewhat'grave." "They would hardly issue such a bulletin unless Ho was already dead or In. a! coma ol some said one official in Saigon. Hanoi did not disclose the na- ture of the illness, but Ho had a bad case of tuberculosis in the 1940s, and reportedly had suf- fered from heart trouble and possible lung complications for more than two years. Official Remarks A North Vietnamese official in Paris remarked: "All I can say is what Is presi- dent is an old man." Experts in Saigon said Ho's death or incapacitation proba- bly would result in an intensi- fied power struggle-in North Vietnam but.so change in-the goal of a unified Communist Vietnam. And they said even the jockeying for power might 1' not be evident for some time. "It will be a dictatorship by the party, not a dictatorship by one one expert said. "The Political Bureau and the Central Committee will be the important factors." Known as "Uncle Ho" to the millions of Vietnamese who con- sidered him the father of Viet- namese independence, Ho Chi Minh was the son of an impov- erished minor government offi- cial who r was fired by the French for his anti-French atti- tude. Ho studied In Hue and Saigon, then went to Europe at 19 as a cabin boy on a French steamer. His goal from that time on was Vietnamese independence. Studying for it, planning it, he worked in the kitchens of the Carlton Hotel in London, wet the leading of the time in France, and met Lenin, Stalin and Trotsky in Moscow. Organized Campaign For more than JO years of ex- ile he devoted himself to organ- izing an underground campaign against French rule in Indochi- na. Engaged by Stalin's Comin- tern as an agent, he shuttled be- tween China, Hong Kong and Thailand. Ho returned to his homeland after the Japanese invaded In- dochina in World War II. There he revived an old anti-Chinese underground organization known as the Viet Nam Doc Lap Dong Minh, or Vietminh, to fight the Japanese. Ho was 79 on May 19, and his troops observed his birthday on; Vietnam's battlegrounds. .He made one of his last recorded statements on July 19. HO CHI MINH i Arts By FRANCES tEWINE SAN.CLEMENTE. Calif. (AP President Niion today named Nancy Hanks, a New York City expert in arts and museum work, as chairman of the Na- tional Council of the Arts. Her- appointment to the (KB-a-year post came after the Western White House made something of a mystery of it, advising newsmen the day be- fore the President would an- nounce an important appoint- ment this morning. All presiden- tial press secretary Ronald L. Ziegler would say in advance was that it would not be a suc- cessor to Selective Service Di- rector Lewis B. Hershey. Miss Hanks, a Republican, replaces a prominent New York Democrat, Roger L. Stevens, Those term expired last March. .A. native of Miami Beach, Fla., Miss Hanks is now presi- dent of the Associated Councils of the Arts, a national nonprofit membership organization con- cerned with the support and de- velopment of the arts in the United States and Canada. Manchester Schools Close Teachers S TONIGHT IN THE TELEGRAPH Abby Classified-; 32, 33. Jf, Jo Comics Crossword Editorial Financial Horoscope Lawrence 4 Nashua Scene 4 31 Obituaries Pearson Rest on Sports 4 4 22, 23 Suburban 12. 13 Sulzburjter Television Theaters Dr. Tbosleson 15 Weather NASHUA'S OSLT TAOTOBY AUTHOEEED DEALER SKI-DOO Sd-Doo Suits Boots Trailers Sleds Accessories k Parts Nashua Auto Co. Outdoor Recreation Center SO Main Street, Nashua, N. H. 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 3U 88V-4542 11 A.M. fe 2 A.M. Smdiyi 3 P.M. fo Long Path to Learning MANCHESTER, N. H. (AP) Many Manchester teachers today defied a court cider and stayed away from classes as the city's public school system began a new term. Defy Order Teachers voted 379 to 88 to defr a temporary restraining order, issued by Superior Court Justice Georgs Grant, forbM- ding the teachers from siriMnp. City Solicitor Francis Roche said any- teacher who refused to comply with; the court srderi would be legally in contempt of court and -would be liable for lairesL -The order was sought'by the titr Tuesday after members'of the Manchester Education Asso- ciation approved a resolution urging the city's 705 teachers to boycott classes until a contract dispute with the city Is.settled. Today's vole came in a meet- ing which began before classes were scheduled to open. Plans Action Roche said he would initiate contempt proceedings against Frances Abbott, president of the teachers association. appear to be running well, mostly with the help of par- ents." He said be had no figures on the number of teachers report- ing for work but that some did report. Kelley said most of the ele- mentary schools would close aft- er 3J4 hows the requirement for a legal school day. you. that in .some cases I think the people there (at the schools) have, done an excellent job particularly in the larger schools even though we're closing he said. Jack Middlelon, attorney fo' the teachers, said ,the ME t would appeal tht restraining or> der to the New Hampshire Su- preme Coiirt. Most of tte pupils .we t STRIKE Page Federal Aid Laurie Ann Cadieux, 6, and her mother Mrs. Carol Cadieux of 10 Orange "Street, approach the entrance to Mt. Pleasant School today as Lau- rie Ann prepares to start her public school education. (Story on Page 2) Judge Boyle Orders Delay Of Inouest in Kennedy Case j. y W1LKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) A Pennsylvania Judge rejected today a moUon by the parents of Mary Jo Kopechne to dismiss a petition for an autopsy on the body of the former secretary who was killed July IS in an into ac- cident involving Sen. Edward M. Kennedy. In rejecting the motion by Mr. and Mrs.. Joseph Kopechne of Berkeley NJ., Judge Bernard C, BromlnsU of Com- mon Pica? Coort said be had (he authority to order an autopsy. EDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) District Court Judge James A. Boyle officially postponed this morning the inquest that was to have begun before him today into the death of Miss Mary Jo Kopechne. The postponement was or- dered in Boston Tuesday by As- We Carry A FULL LINE of CABOTS Stains Paints Nashua Wallpaper Co. 129 W. Peart St. S8M491 Mon. thru Sat to Open Thu'rs. 'Til t sociate Justice Paul C. Reardon of the Massachusetts Supreme Court on a motion by lawyers for Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, in whose car Miss Kopechne died. The justice also warned offi- cials connected with the case against making public state- ments about it. Issues Raised Reardon's order called'for a hearing by the full'seven-justice Supreme Court into constitution- al Issoes raised by Kennedy counsel No date was set. Rear- don'said the court'would first study the matter and then pro- ceed when' the parties to the case were ready to go ahead. The fun court normally con- venes.Oct. l. Ally. Gen. Robert H. Quinn said it appeared un- likely that there would be any action for at least two weeks. A possible appeal from whatever ruling comes from the full high court could further delay the in- quest. '69 Chevrolets 1 CARS TRUCKS Daily Rentals 'as low as r day Call Teri 888-1 121 MacMulkin Chevrolet: GRANT'S Store Closing Saturday, Sept. 6th WATCH FOR GRAND RE-OPENING at Simoneau Plaza GRANT'S 300 Main St., Nashua The postponement was sought by Kennedy's attorneys because of rules for inquest set down by Judge' Boyle. The lawyers argued Kennedy's constitutional rights would be abridged by B'iyle's refusal to permit cross- examination of witnesses: Miss Kopechne, 28, a former aide to Robert F. Kennedy, was killed in an accident the night of July 18tin which Sen. Kennedy's car went. of fa bridge and into a tidal pool oh Chappaquiddick Is- land adjacent to Martha's Vine- Skeleton Found Outside Home The skdeton'of a man believed to be about SO years old has been uncovered on the grounds of the Hillsborough County Home in Grasmere. County Commissioner Arrnand Beaulieu of Nashua said today that Goffstown County At- torney James Connor, along with a Boston pathologist are investi- gating. v It was disclosed that a pistol was found near the skeleton. Although details were sketchy, officials MM preliminary investi- gation showed that the man had died of a gunshot wound. How long the body had been there has not been determined. Superintendent William Kelley reported that three high schools had been closed. "We're having difficulty keep- ing the junior high schools he reported during the morning. The city junior high schools. has three Of the Jl elementary schools, he said, "We have a few that have closed. We have a few that For By CLAUDETTE DUROCHER (Garapbeil 4 Associates, a Boston Any 'hopes-'theSy.migbt get _ consulting firm, to develop a federal 'aid dndei''the ;TQPKS suitable TOPICS program for program for street improvements in the proposed cultural complex area -were dashed list night, at an' aldemanie traffic committee meeting. And the committee was also ad- vised at the same meeting that erecting a'Ubrary and an arts and science center such as planned for Park Court Streets with- out adequate parking is only ask- ing for future headaches. Dimming the.outlook on pos- sible receipt of federal assistance for the proposed street improve- ments through the TOPICS pro- gram were George Harris, as- sistant planning and economic en- gineer for.the state Department of Public Works and Highways, and Herbert Hodgdon, a planning engineer with the U. S. Bureau of Roads. Both are. working with Bruce Nashua. After viewing two differenl plans .for the street improve- Harris said he wouH judge' that the improvements would'not be covered by TOPICS. "The improvements are not designed to increase traffic ca- pacity nor. safety which is the aim of the TOPICS he said. "What we are coming up with here is an improvement to an access to a library and an arts and science center. They are capital improvements being made by the city and I feel they should be considered as part of the overall 'capital investment to be cade in that area." Hodgdon reinforced Harris' ob- servations by adding that the TOPICS program does not pro- vide for major road building proj- ects. He noted that one improvement plan called for building a'sectioi of street so Court Street could linked to Pearson Avenue. This type of work, he added, would be out of the scope of TOPICS program. Explains Program. The program, Hodgdon con- tinued, is also intended to im- prove mainly major arteries and collector streets in a city and the streets in cultural area, he added, do not fall into this category. Finally, he added, there many improvements to be on other city streets under tht limited funds to be made avail- able through TOPICS. TOPICS is a relatively new rederal program which provide! funds for traffic (low and safety improvement of city street! PARK STREET t Cathy Relies on Charm, Not Charms (Special to the Telegraph) ATLANTIC CITY, NJ. Miss New Hampshire 1969, Nashua's own Cathy Zanichkowsky, said to- day that she did not bother with good hick charms for her trip' here. ca Pageant Parade. Marching fore her was the 82-member Spartans Drum and Bugle Corps of Nashua. The parade is the first official glimpse that the general public gets of the Miss America con- testants. Warm sunny weather greeted the girls in their lavish bands and military units. Cathy] a picnic style dinner at the chose a gown of deep gold crepe vention hall, with white lace accentuating the This morning, the Gate .Citf bodice. {beauty queen was busy with' a Prior to the parade, Cathy and [swim suit and evening gown com- ber fellow contestants spent the petition rehearsal. Tonight morning in rehearsals for the opening of the show and the pro- duction numbers. Rehearsals con- "But everybody sent me oy tparchingjtiriued until late last night after from home with their good wishes" she said. "A lot of peo- ple gave me things that I needed to bring, and they all said 'Good Luck' with each gift. So every thing I have with me is really a good luck charm in she added. Cathy admitted'that she didj bring a little horseshoe that says Luck Cathy' with her. It was made by the men who work with her father. Her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Martin Zanichkowsky of 22 Swart Terrace, and nine of 13 brothers and sisters, are also on hand with their wishes of good hick and words of encourage- ment. Two other Zanichkowsky children will arrive here at the end of the week for the last stages of the competition. Spartans Lead Cathy noted that she had the golden opportunity to meet peo-j pie yesterday when thousands lined Atlantic City's famed board- walk for the annual Miss Ameri the first real test of Pageant Week Cathy will taie part in the first preliminary contest, that of evening gown. Coming soon to Nashua Trust MASTER CHARGE The Interbank Card Member F. D. I. C Lunch Break at Miss New Hampshire, Cathy Zan- ichkowsky (right) of Nashua; Miss Rhode Island, Jeanne Lynn Bursley and Miss Vermont, Barbara Ann Schmili, take time out for lunch during a break in rehearsal for the Atlantic City, NJ. Miss America pageant The first preliminary round of compe- tition is scheduled for tonight winner will be named Saturday night-; (AP Wirephoto)   

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