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   Nashua Telegraph (Newspaper) - September 18, 1969, Nashua, New Hampshire                                Today's Chuckle Autumn safety slogan: Watch out for school children eipecJally if they are driving. Nashua Celeara New Hampshire's Largest Evening Newspaper... Weather Frost Warning Tonight Sunny, Warmer Friday Full Report on fw Two VOL., 101 NO. Continuing the New Hampshire Telegraph Established October 20.1832 NASHUA, NEW HAMPSHIRE, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, Second Cliss Postage Paid At Nashua, N.H. 30 PASES TEN CENTS City To Seek V Study Funds j By CLAUDBTTE DUROCHER The Board of Aldermen Tuesday night will consid- er Initiating grant application procedures for a compre- hensive transportation study whose costs are estimated at j' Slated For Vole 'A resolution to initiate grant application procedures cleared the planning committee Wed- nesday with a 'recommendation for passage. It Is now slated for a final vote by the alder- manic board Tuesday. The resolution does not men- tion any costs. It would merely empower Mayor.Dennis J. Sul- livan to request the state De- partment" of Public Works and Highways to commence appli- cation on .the city's behalf for a federal .grant to undertake a comprehensive transportation study of the Nashua Hudson urban area. -But in, a letter submitted at the lime of Jhe resolution's fil- ing, -David Eldredge, Planning Board chairman, 'said on the basis of a similar study under- taken by the Manchester re- gional area several years ago, "a rough estimate of may be advanced" study'i costs. as the In recommending approval the application resolution, mem-: bers of the Planning Committee noted that it does not bind the city to anything. grant agreement to be reached, they said, would re- quire separate approval and could be held up then If there ire serious objections. Committee members In at- tendance included Aldermen Donald L. Ethier, chairman, Sherman .Horton Jr., AHermen- at-Large. Bertram! J.', Bouchard jnd John'V. Chesson. Absent was Aldernuit-al-Large Maur- ice L. Bouchard. Need City Planner Fred D. McCut- chen has advanced the need for a transportation study on several occasions. But he encoontered Opposition from Sullivan" on the grounds of cost and on the'limited Implementa- tion that study reports general- ly receive. In his letter, Eldredge stated that in recent discussion with state highway officials and with the city's traffic consultant, 'we hare been reminded that the Nashua Hudson regional area will be required to an on going comprehensive transportation study and plan- ning program by 1J70, if the area is to remain eligible for future federal highway funds." The Planning Board, he said, considers transportation to be one of the most pressing prob- lems in the region. Regardless of federal requirements and funds, the planning and solving of transportation problems should rate a high priority, he added. That is why, Eldredge said, the .board recommends approv- al of the resolution allowing a grant application. Given federal and state par- ticipation, the local share of the study's costs, he said, would be one-sixth of the total cost of the study. U.N. ges sue By FRANK CORMIER NATIONS, UNITED N.Y. (AP) President Pens, Anyone? President Nixon holds up a pair of pens yesterday, offering them, to those in attendance after he. signed the Older Americans Act Amend- ments Bill In the Roosevelt Room at .the White House. Behind him are Sen. Edward Kennedy D.-Mass., Rep. Ogden Reid R.-N.Y. Preserve Foundation Proposed Dr. McMurray Nixon, making his. first ap- pearance before a global forum, urgently, appealed to all members of the United Nations today to :take an active promoting a Vietnam peace. Blames Hanoi 'In an address for the U.N. General Assembly, and for Jive teievisioWradio broadcast, Nix- 'o'ri held Hanoi wholly responsi- ble for" the long stalemate, in ris negotiations. urged all _126 member countries of the United Nations la "use your best diplo- matic etforts" Ur breakdown what he pictured as the intransi- gence'of Hanoi. Springing no surprises in his first speech to the .world Nixon again ,went on record as favoring sober and se- rious negotiations' with the So- viet Union on the Middle East, arms race curbs and other top- ics. And, he said, By MAXWELL COOK Dr. Homer F. McMurray, Na- shua veterinarian, Wednesday told members of the state's Public Util- ities Commission that be would, if that body's decision was favorable to his a charita- ble foundation so that his 240-acre botanical and wildlife tract in Amberst would be a preserve in perpetuity. The commission was meeting in Concord in whit was termed the final bearing on the matter of the erection of a high tension line across the veterinarian's prop- erty. The Public Sen-ice Com- pany of New Hampshire seeks to place the line which will split the and a natural pond fed by streams velopmenls 'and a radio, beacon." ____ r__.it.- tfat Tlo rw3 area in two for the distance' of half a mile. Wednesday's session was domi- nated by the prepared testimony of Dr. Peter H.' Allen of WOmot, a research forester- employed by the slate's division'of Resources and Development. The hearing had been necessitated by an earl- ier session held in July which had left the question unresolved. Protests Vigorously Dr. IJcMurray has contended that his. property, developed by him over a period of some 15 years, includes flora and fauna of all kinds and contains a peat bog providing nesting- facilities.; for ducks and other aquatic birdvHe has protested vigorously for many rough .County.had more .than inonti i'proposal by the Duties 4ft. .tltjiin AAH.I.V .ml rtaf firm to put their line-across his acreage. request of the commission to give Peterson Criticizes Report On Abuses of Food Program CONCORD. N.H. (AP) Gov. Walter Peterson jays a report charging abuses of the federal surplus food program in New Hampshire is "a blanket indictment" officials. of state and local He commented Wednesday at a meeting of the Executive Council daring a discussion of a University of New Hampshire study released recently by the state Office of Economic Oppor- tunity. Sfafe Boosfs Skiing Rates 20 Per Cent at 2 Facilities .'CONCORD, N.H. (AP) Ro- bert Crowley, commissioner of the Department of Resources Economic Development, has announced increases of ap- proximately 20 per cent for diiry and-seasonal sH lift tick- ets at Mount Sunapee and Can- non Mountain. Crowley said Wednesday he Ordered the increases with "ex- treme reluctance." He said he law no other alternative to meeting the legislature's esti- mate of million In revenue from park operations. .He added that he consulted FUEL OIL SAVE MORE With tORDEN OIL CO. INC. SCKT1XQ SASHBA AND OtWDKa TOWS8 465-2267 with representatives of private ska areas and members of a special study group. The new rates 'will be {9 for adults, for children with afternoon rates of J5 and respectively. The rates represent an in- crease of a ticket at Cannon and }2 a ticket at Mount Suna- pee, the state-operated areas. TONIGHT IN THE TELEGRAPH Abby 20 Anderson 4 Baker 17 Biossat 17 Classifieds 28, 92 Comics Crossword Editorial Financial Horoscope Lawrence Nashua Scene 4 Obituaries 2 Sports 22. 2J Suburban S, 9 Taylor 4 Television 2J Theaters 24 Dr. Thosleson 20 Weather 2 "It is a blanket indictment of people whom I know personal- the governor said, "who I low are concerned." Called 'Hogwash' Councilor Robert Whalen, R Portsmouth, called the report 'hogwash." Whalen said he had no doubt some people are starv- ing in New Hampshire but said the report was "utterly ridicu- lous" when it said county com- missioners don't care. The commissioners are in charge of distributing the food. He said Rockingham County commissioners had not been contacted by the interviewers. The governor said if there are conditions of poverty such as described in the report, "then I want to state for the record that I care." Councilor Bernard Streeter, R-Nashua, also said that neith- er the Cheshire sioners nor Keene welfare work- ers had been approached by the two UNH students. who pre- pared the report. Whalen also said an investi- gation by the U.S. Department of Agriculture sought by Sen. Thomas Mclntyre, D-N.H., was unnecessary. The governor has called the 30 county commissioners and THE FOLLOWING STORES WILL BE OPEN THURSDAY FRIDAY 'TIL 9 P.M. BERGERON'S .CARTER'S MEN'S SHOP ENTERPRISE DEPT. STORE ISIDORE'S HAIR STYLING JORDAN'S LUGGAGE SHOP LYNCWS MEN'S BOYS' STORE MILLER'S SEARS ROEBUCK 20th CENTURY High St Mkt Murray's bog and the'harm which might be caused the area by the proposed transmission lines. After giving' his qualifications in the forestry field, he read from a prepared statement concerning Ms study of the area. i In substance, Dr.. Allen said] Jiat the size of Dr. McMurray's (80 acres) is the most dis- tinctive feature-of the tract De- scribing the flora which abounds on the boggy area, he said the western part of the area suffers detractions as a natural environ- ment by the traffic noise of Koule 101A, visibility of commercial de- PETERSON Page 2 PIZZA fcy Charles Famous thniout New England W. PEARL ST. fines! in Pizzas Grinders (all varieties) Regular 90c PLAIN PIZZA TUESDAY ONLY Telephone 88V-4542 Dpen 11 A.M. to 2 A.M. Mon. ihru Sat. Sundays 3 P.M. are; often 'found and that Dr. Allen's belief that the sight of the lines and the sup- Dr. Allen te.stiSsd iiafhe was porting poles -might be a', major appearing at -the hearing at the visual Intrusion on the western end of the. area. He said all but his r opinions concerning Dr. Mo-a small part'of the wires would be hidden from view by trees but that the poles on the "island" in the middle of Ihe'tract might be visible. He concluded that construction and maintenance of the line would cause.very little, harm to. the bog vegetation. However, he said, area-wide spraying wilh, herbi- cides, to, clear the utility's.righU of way would be devastating; Dr. Allen was questioned: ex- tensively by. Jack Middleton, Dr. McMurray's attorney, Lawrence Spdlmari, attorney for the Public Service Company, and members, McMURRAY Page 1 "Whenever the .eaders of Communist China choose to abandon their self-Im- isolation, we are ready to !alk with them in the lame [rank and serious Looking toward broad Interna- tional cooperation, in' areas ranging from population control and space exploration to a coun- terattack against aircraft hi- jackingi, Nixon 'asserted: Leans' press toward ar open a -world of open open hearts, ppen minds a to. the exchange of ideas and of people, and open to the reach of the human spirit world open in its search for truth, and unconcerned with the fate of old dogmas and. a world open at. last to. the light of iustice, and reason, and to the achievement of that true peace which the people of every land carry in their hearts and cele- brate in their hopes." The President, .accompanied by Mrs. Nixon, was making a quick roundtripr to New. York from, the capital, .but staying long enough to meet privately during the afternoon with a number of visiting foreign min- isters, and to entertain U.N. dip- lomats at an evening reception. No formal conference with So- viet .Foreign Minister Andrei N. Grbmyko was scheduled. In discussing Nixon once again said "our.one limit ed but fundamental objective" there is.to ensure South Viet- nam's right of self-determina- tion without outside interfer- ence. .On lhat point, the United States will not compromise, he slated. As for lack of progress in Paris, he said: The missing ingredient far has been the; willingness ol the other side to talk on any terms other than those that- would- predetermine the result and deny the right of mination to the people of South' Seeks Agreemnit, Once the other side Is u'mely willing lo reach''agree-' me'nl, he said, "The practical: solutions can readily be found." Then he voiced his appeal: "This makes it urgent that tht' ON. members-who'have long taken interest la NIXON APPEALS Page 1 Army To V Green SAIGON (AP) The U.S. Army has decided to prosecute some of the eight Green Berets charged with murdering a South Vietnamese, and the outcome of (he first trial will influence dis- josition of the remaining cases, Informants said tonight. The sources said the Army was delaying its announcement until it can Inform eight con- gressmen who on Wednesday asked- Secretary of the Army Stanley. Resor to take over the case This: congressmen said they feared the :eight Special Forces men being' mate Col. Robert B. Rheault, Vineyard Haven, Mass., former commanding officer of the 3reen Berets in Vietnam; David E. Crew, Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Maj. Thomas C. Middle- ion Jr., Jefferson, S.C.; Capt. Leland J. Brumley, Duncany Okla.; .Capt. Robert F. Maras- co, Bloomfield, N.J.; CapU Budge E. scapegoats' to'vcovef lakes. misBaMlinf, up "mis> jncbmpei tence and' rivalries' "within. _th< Army 'and' related governmeal agencies'." .PossiblUly Noted 'if the first trial fails to pro- duce a conviction, one source said, the charges -against the other Green -Berets might be dropped. "Not necessarily just one Green Beret will be tried !n the first the source said. He would not indicate', how many would be tried initially or which of the eight men would be prose- cuted first. The eight Green Berets charged with murder and con- spiracy to commit murder in Jie fatal shooting of 'a suspected Vietnamese double agent June 20 are: Athens, WOZ .Edward. M. New York City.'andiSgt. 1 C. Alvin L. Smith Jr., Naples; Fla. '.'X Informants said that the first trial most w likely. would os. v..- -U.S. Commatia U.S.: 'Army, headquirten ia Long Bint declined immediaU comment on Iht case. vi. -T U.Sv spokesmen cited the 'fol- lowing genera! policy on any military, trials: "All trials will be open (o public except when necessary to prevent disclosure of classified information to unauthorized per- sons. Determinations with, re- spect lo open or closed sessions are' to be made by the military iudge consistent with the fore- joing guidance as ,circum- stances develop during The Army has never publicly released.any details of the case. Civilian'attorneys for soine of he men have said they being investigated for the death of a suspected double agent. U. S. to Halt B-52 Raids If Enemy Eases Action B-52s Their Bombs Conventional 750-pound bombs are ready to be loaded aboard B-52-jet bombers at U.S. airfield in Guam.-some miles from Saigon.. Bombing runs by the huge eight-engine jets had been suspended temporarily last week as a gesture of de-escalation, but were later resumed. (AP Wirephoto) Custom Framing by Experts at reasonable rates plus Green Stamps at Nashua Wallpaper Co. 12S W. Pearl St. SS2-MS1 Mon. thru Sat Open Thurs. 'til NASHUA TRUST has h a p p i I y been paying daily interest on 5% Time Deposit accounts since 1967. MEMBEB F.D.I.C. By JOHN M. HIGHTOWER WASHINGTON (AP) The Nixon administration Is pre- pared to negotiate an end to B5J raids in South Vietnam in return for enemy steps to de-escalate the war, U.S. officials report. The eight-engine, high-flying bombers are the most dreaded and least costly of American weapons being used in the war, officials say, and some believe the North Vietnamese and Viet Cong might be willing to pay a price to'get the attacks stopped. President Nixon suspended BM raids for 36 hours last week at the end of a cease-fire called by the enemy to memorialize the late President Ho Chi Minh of North Vietnam. Cites Reason White House sources said this week i major reason for the suspension was to make clear to the new leadership in Hanoi that everything in the war is negoti- able except the right of self-de- termination for the South Viet- namese people. The primary cause of the sus- pension was military. Nixon fell that if Ihe enemy intended to prolong the cease-fire Indefinite- ly he wanted to encourage them rather than take the initiative with new bombing raids which could quickly wreck any such attempt at de-escalation. But Nixon's hopes, however slender, were quickly blasted as enemy troops resumed-.ope ra- tions when the cease-fire ended. Last week officials here de- nied any signal had been direct- ed toward the enemy for which the U.S. expected a response; Tuesday, however, in explaining President Nixon's latest troop withdrawal decision. House sources said the BS2 sus- pension definitely was a signal, one to which the new leadership in Hanoi might be slow in react- ing. .President Nixon has indicated for months that If he could not negotiate a mutual. withdrawal of Iroops and a peace settlement he wanted to .the war as much as possible by action not requiring agreement with the enemy. At present, only his troop withdrawal program seems to offer any immediate hope for progressively extricating U.S. from the but the pos- sibility of working out a de-esca- lation arrangement actively in- terests. Wishington policy mak- ers. Such an arrangement could be negotiated or might be ar- rived at by parallel actions. White House and Slate De- partment sources report the Paris peace talks are totally deadlocked. While there is some speculation the posl-Ho Chi Minh regime in Hanoi might ba more peacefully inclined, top policy makers here are deeply skeptical. "We have to realize that the dead hand cf their departed leader is likely to paralyze their policy for quite some official said. '69 Chcvrolets CARS TRUCKS Daily Rentals as low as r day CoirTcri 888-1121 MacMulkln Chevrolet OSLT FAD ACTHOBIZED DEAL OET SKI-DOO Ski-Doo Suits Boots Trailers 4 Sleds Accessories Farts Nashua Auto Co. OuUoor Recreation Center S3 Main Street, Nishua, N. H.   

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