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   Nashua Telegraph (Newspaper) - September 9, 1969, Nashua, New Hampshire                                Today's Chuckle Romance Is like a game of chess one false move and you're mated. Ntw Hampshire's Largest Evening Newspaper Weathwf Fair, Wo iroer. Wednesday FuH on Page Two' .VOL 101 NO. 161 Continuing New Hampshire Telegraph Established October NASHUA, NEW HAMPSHIRE, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 196? Second Class Postage Paid 14 PAGES TEN CENTS New England Braces For GerdaV Onslaught An Umbrella and a Halt possibility of more from 'Hurricane Gerda made rainproof apparel the rule in Nashua today. (Telegraphoto-Har- rigan) v Mrs. Gordon Holden and her daughter, Coral, 2, of Coburn Avenue, decked out in their wet weather gear, make their way Main Street this morning. An all night rain and1 the By M. W. MINARCIN JR. BOSTON (AP) Residents New Engtand'i lantic shoreline weathered. At- raced against time today to brace themselves for; Hurricane Gerda, a fast- moving storm bom almost over night southwest of Cape Halter- as.'N.C. The storm, packing SO-1CO- mile-per-hour-winds and churn- ing op 3040-foot seas, was trund- ling north-northeastward at 4! n.p.h.-iinusually fast for was expected to roar across Cape Cod around noon Its position at 9 a.m. was about 150 miles south of the out- ward tip of Long bland, N.Y, A Coast Guard official said most probably would be able to ride out the storm safely. 'But it'll be he add- ed. Hurricane warnings extended rom Block Island, R.I., north- ward to Eastport, Maine. Gale warnings were up for most of the rest of the Northeast coast The Weather Bureau' warned hat flooding was likely along the'shoreline, and added that it irobably would be "major" on he cape. Similar warnings were Issued Nashua Quiet Before Storm By SflCHELE BUJOLD Nashua was experiencing the preparations would be made. traditional "quiet before the storm" this morning as New Eng- land prepared for a possible on- from Hurricane Gerda. Ova Defense Director George Papedopoulos was in Concord to- 'day on' "business. 'A" spokesman for office said that "no special preparations been made as but that they vrrre "keep- ing a dose eye on the storm." He said Papadopoulos would be returning about noon, and if the jtorm looked as though it were! going to strike the Nashua area, No Calls Received The Board of Public Works re- ported DO cases of .flooding as of been encountered in the1 Nashua this, and a-spokesman for the department noted feat they bad not-received any The1 Sta- tion said that L63 inches of rain has fallen within the last M hours, bringing the monjly total for September to 2.M inches. The average total 'rainfall for the en- tire month of September is 3.45 inches. v Robert Johnson, manager o the local office of the Public Sen- ice Company, said today that up to the moment no difficulties have However, ha taid, a section e Ambers! was without power for l short this morning when a tree limb fen on MOM wires, an "Hew a primary fuse." Johnson noted that often whei there is a great deal of rain, dea< limbs get saturated and the 'least little breeze will knock them down." He said me outage af- Sen. Dirksen Lies in State; President to Deliver Eulogy By LAWRENCE L. KNTJTSON WASHINGTON (AP) While a lonely marigold marks his va cant Senate desk, Everett M. Dirksen will lie in stale today beneath the Capitol's soaring dome to receive the nation's tribute. Dirksen, the Senate's Republi- can leader until his death Sun- day, is the 21st American since Abraham Lincoln to be so hon- ored. Following the reading7 of the 13rd Psalm by Senate Chaplain the Rev. Dr. L. R Elson, the Dirksen family asked President Nixon to deliver the eulogy for the man the President had called "my warm personal friend." The casket, resting on the same catafalque that carried Lincoln's body and attended by a military honor guard, is lo re- main on view in the rotunda un- til, ak noonWednesday.it is car- ried by hearse to National Pres- byterian Church, for funeral services. The senator's, family has ac- cepted-the President's.offer of -his-personal Force fly them and the sena- tor's body to' burial services Thursday at Pekin, Dirfcsen's FUEL OIL SAVE MORE With lORDEN OIL CO. INC. SEBVISO NASHUA AND SCBBOUNDINQ TOWXS 465-2267 PIZZA by Charles Famous thrnout New England U7 W. PEARL ST. Finest ii Pizzas Grinders (all varieties) Regular 90c PLAIN PIZZA Telephone Open II A.M. to 2 A.M. Men. thru Sri. Sumbyi 3 P.M. small-town birthplace, on the Il- linois prairie. to Send Agnew However, Nixon will not at- tend the burial, sending Vice President Spiro T. Agnew in- stead. Dirksen was the fourth sena- tor to lie in state in the capitol rotunda. His casket rested on the black velvet catafalque that has borne the bodies of presi- dents, soldiers and statesmen since Lincoln's funeral, 104 years ago. The other senators were Charles Sumner of Massachu- setts, an antislavery leader who died in 1874; John A. Logan, a SENATOR DIRKSEN Page HoWill Mentions Sino Soviet Split By FORREST EDWARDS HONG KONG (AP) Ho Chi Minh in a "final will" read to- day expressed sorrow at the split between the Soviet and the Chinese Communists and ex- horted the Vietnamese people to "fight on until complete victory over the U.S. aggressors." The North Vietnamese presi- dent's willi a political testament rather than a distribution of his property, was. read by North Vietnamese Communist party secretary Le Duan at a memo- rial service held in Hanoi's Ba Dinh Square. As broadcast by Hanoi Radio, Ro's will gave no hint of any choice of his successor and named no North Vietnamese Communists ty name. Hanoi had announced earlier that the party and the nation would be directed by a collec- tive leadership which had been "carefully trained and select- ed" by Ho. Without mentioning either Russia or China by name. Ho appealed to them to patch up their quarrel. He told his own Vietnamese Communist party that it should offer all help In reuniting and solidifying Inter- national communism. "The more I feel proud and happy to see the growing strength of international com munism and the working he said, "the more I feel deeply painful sorrow in my heart be cause of the present 'discord- ance between the fraternal par ties.- "I hope that our party will do its utmost to cooperate and to contribute efficiently to the re- construction of unity among the fraternal parties on the basis of Mamsm-Leninism and Interna- tional communism." After calling on his party to carry on the war against the United States until final .and complete victory. Ho told its leaders that' the party "must have a good and workable plan to develop the economy and the culture, of our nation in order to ceaselessly and continuously raise the life and standards of our people 'Once we defeat the U.S. ag- gressors, we must and will build It times more than now." Coming soon to Nashua Trust MASTER CHARGE The Interbank Card Member F. D. I. C footed between 30 and 40 residents of the.Mack Hill section of Am- herst A spokesman for the Nashua Police Department said., this morning that no jintomobQe cadentr have been attributed di- rectly'to noted that things "baa; The Federal Aviation Admnis- tration's Air Route Traffic Control Center meanwhile was preparing to handle a heavy load of traffic if the storm necessitated the evacuation of aircraft it different New England bases. A spokesman for the center said today that if the hurricane veered in and planes were forced'to evacuate, the control tower would be "very busy." He' aoVJed'that the local center Is prepared for any such eventuality. for the off-shore stunmer: resort Vineyard and Nantucket. At Otis A.F.B. on Cape Cod, crewmen began removing planes at mldmomlng, flying them to inland havens.' And officials at the Newport (RJ.) Naval Base began shift- ing the 32 ships at anchor there to safer moorings In a protected channel. Urgency cloaked eastern :New England as the' area prepared for the jtorm. But despite' the atmosphere, there remained doubt about whether residents would be ready for the blow. coming mighty a Weather Bureau official said. 'We've only had a few hours. It could be treacherous." So quickly did the storm de- velop, in fact, that at least 150 fishing boatf from southeastern New England ports were report- ed caught at tea. In the dozens'of summer re- sort. communities that dot the outheaslerri. Massachusetts shoreline, boatmen struggled to secure their craft against the oncoming storm. Shopkeepers and homeowners boarded win- dows, and school children were sent tome early. Hundreds of pleasure craft re- mained at anchor in these towns, and officials said they feared loss of property would be extensive. About 100 boats still were !n the water at Edgartown, on Martha's Vineyard, and Police Chief Dominick J. Arena said: Raid Inta Egypt -TEL AVIV. (AP) Israeli air- craft andr armored. units thrust jito Egypt 'across the Gnlf of Suez today In a. raid on'Egyp- tian army positions, the Israeli army announced.'.' It was the biggest action re- ported on the Egyptian-Israeli front since the'1M7 Middle East war. The labour operation ranged over a'30-mile stretch oMhe Egyptian shore; a 'military spokesman reported. One Israeli plane was lost and the pilot parachuted Into, the ulf of Suez, he said. The and' lasted until noon; the spokesman "costihued.'' f l; The sels to He listed Israeli casnafflei.M one soldier woundetfvj'and claimed dozens of Egyptian 'sol- diers were killed. or wounded and "heavy damage to Egyptian equipment. The planes bombed and strafed artillery batteries and unitsL of the Soviet-built' surface lo he' said. The action raged between El jj "We're working like hell to get them buttoned down." ._ In addition, Arena said, v; cruiser was notifying without telephones of storm's approach. Hurricanes bringing death; and destruction have been common occurrence over Ihe J years for New England and entire Atlantic coast. On Sept. 13. 1938, the Hurricane" left. WO persons" dead as she moved northward along the coast. Providence, R.I., saw salt wa-. ter 13-feet high cascading down some of its city s treets. Overall: damage ran as Ugh. as 1938 stand- ards. The Vineyard lightship and', her crew of 11 went to the bot- torn some 17 miles south of New.; Bedford during a hurricane Sept. Twin sisters Carol and Edna' brought death and destruction to New England within week period in late August and lasayer'and Has miles south'of the port, of .Suez at the sSpnthem end of the" Suez V.I Canal; The raid came on the heels of a sea battle in the same general area" Monday. In that and. encampments, September, 1954, with 90; ment, Israel claimed to radar -stations and and nearly J5JO million in sunk two' Egyptian torpedo Cairo said one Egyptian Egyptians put up no Donna on Sept. 1J, was hit but not sunk and sea the was the last major tropical' ed the Egyptians sank an said. The raid came to hit New England. She the spokesman called 148 persons dead and W In the latest raid, the and initiated damage In her 125 claimed to have destroyed wake. Mayor's Petition at Issue dctfmley Has 1" %J By CLAUDETTB related to the I gave the mayor." Gfy .Solicitor Arthur 0. of the petition to typing of findings, be ley'-Jr'., says if anyone asks was to be completed some- aldermanlc meeting today. night, about the legal said the city for hedging on questions tions of the initiative petition when asked about -on procedures for sub- the -Neverett. property .way to introduce the the petition, Gonnley be 'will be'ready to and was evasive he told the mayor the pe- Until Jhen, he -would prefer not to comment on iis findings, about its legal impact in the controversial property has been certified in -ill present form by the city clerk said to the mayor, it was too late to change would only say he Dennis accused an opinion ready by added he was not ley. 'of being uncooperative on the consequences of about the wording .of his office last week in 'petition. "The" he This watering trough turned -flower bed, located at the intersection of Broad and Amherst Streets, was knocked off its base by a truck Friday. Yeterday, city workers and Parks Repairing the Damage Superintendent Edwin Schroeder'were on hand to hoist the 1911 bowl back onto its base. Nashua police are still looking for the truck and driver. XTelegraphoto-Harrigan) REWARD for the return of Grant's shopping carts by Friday, September 12th to the New Grant's Store, Simoneau Plaza. 1 'i Grant's carts are easily recognized by the orange handle and the W. J. Grant Imprint; DO IT YOURSELF ANTIQUING SUPPLIES It's EasyMt's Fun! Plus SfcH Green Stamps Nashua Wallpaper Co. W. Pearl SL 882.9491 Open Thin. Til Gonnley said he was not being said, "either drafted it himself evasive but that he could not or got his counsel elsewhere." answer questions pertaining to Just to be sure all procedural ramifications of the petition be- requirements are met, Sullivan cause he simply had not com- said, he decided, after the con- pleted his research on that point versation with Gonnley to have This, be said, was what he told the petition backed up by a he mayor. "As a matter of resolution. "three or four In this way, the mayor said, me the same he 'hoped to cover "all legal Gonnley added, aldermen asked thing, and I gave them the same bases." Peterson Will Air Revenue Dispute CONCORD, N.H. (AP) Jov, Walter .Peterson is ei pected to call a news confer ince within the next two weeks specifically to answer charge hat there were "overestimates' of.revenue in drawing up the itate's two-year budget. Ah aide disclosed that the governor has been concerns ibout newspaper reports am jredictions from politicians tha he state may face a deficit be- cause of overestimated revenue The governor reportedly ha assigned two aides to the task if preparing statistics on pro- period. ected revenue in preparation or the conference. Recently, there have been Tedictions that revenue fron he legacy tax, liquor sales and evies on cigarettes and invest ments might fall short of esti males. Eaton Charges House Appropriations Commit ee Chairman Joseph Eaton, R Hillsboro, who was left off a udget conference committee luring the recent legislative ses- ion, has charged (hat the leg- slature and Peterson "might ave overestimated revenue for two-year period by as much u million." NASHUA'S OS1T FAOTOBT AUTHORIZED DEALER SKI-DOO SkuDoo Suits Boots Trailers Sleds Accessories Parts Nashua Auto Co. Outdoor Recreation Center 81 Main Street, Nubua, N. E He blames most of the pre- dicted fiscal difficulties on a boost in the legacy tax. Meanwhile, Costas Tenlas, chairman of the state liquor commission, said revenue from liquor sales might fall short of the legislative estimate over the two years. He noted that the estimate was boosted by the legislature. In addition, a new slate fee on alimony payments collected by I he state has been chal- lenged in court. It was designed to bring in during the So far, Pettrson has maiiv tained that "it's too early to tell whether the estimates were too high. TONIGHT IN THE-TELEGRAPH-. 19 Abby Anderson Classifieds M, 21, 22, 23 Comics Cromley Crossword Editorial financial Nashua Scene 4 Obituaries Social 14 Sports 15. IT 19 Suburban 10 1J Taylor 4 20 Television 4 Theaters Horoscope 18 Lawrence Dr. Tbostesonll. Weather '69 Chevfolets CARS TRUCKS Daily Rentals; as low as 'per day Call Teri 888-1121 MacMuUdn Chevrolet   

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