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   Nashua Telegraph (Newspaper) - September 23, 1969, Nashua, New Hampshire                                Today's Chuckle A boss is one who's late when you're early and vice versa. New Hampshire's Largest Evening Newspaper... C." M raph Weather Fair, Cool Tonight Warmer Wednesday VOL. 101 NO. 173 Continuing the New Hampshire Telegraph Established October JO. 183! NASHUA, NEW HAMPSHIRE, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 194? Second Class Postage Paid At Nashua, N. a 22 PAGES Price TEN CENTS By JOE ZELLNER CONCORD, N. H. (AP) Gov. Walter Peterson Signs of a Fading Summer Cloudless skies and pleasant temperatures, sandwiched between cool and crisp mornings and evenings, are definite signs that summer is fast fading. Another definite sign is this one seen in the rural areas pumpkins, emblem of the fall season, are stacked in various ways to create unusual pat- terns. And for, those who were, unaware of it, fall formally made its bow at this morning. (Telegraphoto-Shalhoup) Peterson Asks Reports On County Food Plans! and rebuttals or a conflict of .there are people in New Hamp- persorialities. We need facts and told a group commissioners, of county legislative leaders and members of the Executive Council today he ivants to know "the exact extent of hunger in New Hampshire" and wants spe- cific recommendations "on what we can do to combat it." Written Reports The governor asked the com- missioners to submit written re- ports within 30 days outlining :heir plans to improve the dis- Iribution of surplus commodity food and )o offer another report within CO days on how the plans were implemented. He called the meeting to dis- cuss a recent report on hunger in the state, "The Curse that released by the state Office of Economic Opportunity. It charged abuse of the federal surplus food program. "I do not 'Wish to discuss the merits of the OEO report or the individuals who were involved in the Peterson said. "The question is loo important o be submerged in accusations shire who do not receive ade- quate he said. "I al- so know that there are many in New Hampshire who care and care deeply about the poor." The governor said the purpose of the meeting was "not to re- fute or substantiate the report" but said the report has com- pelled the slate to focus on the sure that each of the officials problems of poverty and malnu- vr- trition. "You and I both know that tent of hunger and malnutrition in New Hampshire, and second, how can we best help those who. need asked. Peterson earlier had called the report "a blanker indict1 The governor said he was; ment" of state officials.-' shared his desire to assist needy citizens. "First, what is the exact ex- The governor already, met with (op federal officials of the surplus, food program to discuss the report. v NixOn Boosts For Super Airline! By G.C. THELEN JR. WASHINGTON (AP) Presi dent Nixon said today he will ask for million in the next five years to develop'a super- sonic .transport aircraft. The United States must go ahead with the the "to maintain its leader ship" in the world aircraft in dustry, Nixon said. "I want the United States to continue to lead the world in air he declared. at a White House briefing. "The Mountain Dedicated to Ike Cleveland Goes Right To The Top By DON GUY MOUNT EISENHOWER, .WHITE MOUNTAINS, N.H. (AP) President Nixon hasn't gotten Mount around to Eisenhower dedicating yet so group of hikers did it them- selves without bothering with champagne last weekend. Rep. James Cleveland, R- N.H., poured precious water from a canteen upon a rough stone cairn atop the summit and said, "I christen thee Mount Eisenhower." Any water is precious atop Mount Eisenhower. The nearest spring is a couple of miles away and hiking in crisp dry falljbrating the 150th anniversary ol weather is thirsty sport. Mount Eisenhower was Mount Pleasant in- the Presidential Range of the White Mountains until the New Hampshire Legis- lature decided to change the the Crawford Path .to the sum- mit of Mount Washington when it was decided to christen Mounl Eisenhower. Tavernkeeper Abel: Crawford hadn't bothered with a side trip name earlier this year to honor up lhe peak-when he pioneered the late president. Unofficial efforts have made to sound out the Adminis- tration on whether- President Niion could ever make a trip to the Granite State to officiate at a summit ceremony. So far as is cnown no word has been re- ceived one way or another. Cleveland was climbing with a group of mountain buffs cele- his trail in 1819. 'The' 8.4 mile Crawford Path is now the oldest continuously used hiking traii in the Uniled'Slates.' five miles of the path are above tree line on this range famed for its rugged weather. Mount Eisenhower has a steep scramble near the summit bu! is visited annually by numerous Sloat discovered an abundance of wild cranberries clinging to the slopes near- Lake of the Clouds. "They make the most delicious tart jelly" Mrs. Sloat exclaimed and a brief rest stop to. pick berries was declared be- fore.-Mount Eisenhower was challenged. "I hope the name sticks better than -Franklin Pierce" Sloat commented after the impromp- tu dedication. "In 181J the New Hampshire Legislature voted to rename Mount Clinton as Mount'Frank- State Ta Sent to J CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -About questionnaires were being' mailed out this week to New Hampshire residents who either haven't paid the state's interest and dividends tax in the past three years or whose returns Forms Residents in the state return and rice versa. They're not comparable." The audit was ordered by the Executive Council after a Citizens Task Force report said that up to million had been uncollected in the lax during Sloat, Appalachian Club hut manager, jibe with federal records. Richard Hawes, director of the stale Data Processing Com- mission, said today that, "There's no need for people who have paid the tax but who get the form to be alarmed. It's a normal audit.' Hawes explained that figures from federal income tax returns the past three years. hikers. Bruce Mountain and Paul Doherty, district chief of the state Fish and Game de- partment, Jed the expedition. The hikers took liberties with history by riding to the top of Mount Washington in stages of the summit road com- pany. However the Crawfords were in favor of mechanization of a sort, Tom Crawford com- pleted a bridle path to the sum- mit in 1840, and Abel, made the first climb on horse- jack. Wives of the hikers (got history entirely when Mary; iin Pierce" Sloat said. That was the last ever heard of the resolution to memorialize he Hillsborough, N.H., native who became 14th president at he age of 48 in 1853. Guidebooks and maps still re fer to the peak a mile southwest of Mount Eisenhower as Mount Clinton. Cleveland sternly resisted po- litical temptation to make a speech at the brief ceremony above tree" line. Doherty, an authority on the nistory of the Crawford Path, pointed'out that Daniel Webster another son of the Granite State Had no such hesitation. Webster reached the summit of Mount Washington in June, 1831, but a summer snowstorm cut off view of the magnificent scenery. Webster .thereupon cussed the New deep England weather in the full throated voice that made'him famous'as the great- est orator of the day. :Ethan .Allan Crawford who. witnessed "or" ation remarked tartly years lat- er: "Old Dan never spoke from a higher rostrum or to a smaller audience." SST is going to be built." Nixon noted his decision oh the 300 pas- senger airliner came after a "spirited debate within the ad- ministration." Opponents of the project have argued it is impractical, too ex- pensive and too noisy. Bolsters Surplus Nixon asked JS6 million. this year in new funds from Con- gress in addition to J99 million in unused carryover appropria- tions for the SST program. This would rise to million in fiscal 1971, then progressively fall to J189 million in fiscal 1972, {48 million in fiscal 1971 and million in fiscal 1974. To meet a major objection from some opponents, Secretary of Transportation John A. Volpe said the SST would not be al i lowed to fly over population areas until the noise factor comes within acceptable limits Volpe said government invest ment to the SST would total million of the approximately billion needed to build two prototype aircraft by 1972. The first test- flights .are scheduled" 1372, wilh commercial use expected by 11978. In addition to the need for 'JAMES C. CLEVELAND (continued U.S. leadership in world aviation, Nixon said a fur- ther 're ason fo r going ahead wilh the plane "would bring the world closer together in a physical sense and in time." Backers'of the SST had called for million to keep the proj- ect going full Hast through next June 30. Opponents Contend Opponents of the project con- tend much of the million the government already has put out for research and design study has been wasted. They say sonic booms would make it impossible to fly the plane over inhabited areas and "that tha federal funds are needed to solve other domestic problems. BOOSTS FUNDS Page} Republicans Choose Porter For Senate Contest Oct. 21 By TERRY MEEHAN MILFORD Amherst GOP Chairman Frederick A. Porter will face Democrat Edward L. Conley of Greenfield in the Oct. 21 special election to fill the stale senate seat recently va- cated by Creeley S. Buchanan of Amherst. Porter, 39, defeated two state legislators lo_ win the Republi can nomination at the party Boston Lawyer Enters Murder Case Bailey to Defend Green Beret Captain have been compared to those ir the state dividends and interes returns. Persons whose figures on the slate and federal returns don't jibe are being asked lo re turn questionnaires. He noted it is not unusual to have different figures for rieduc lions on the returns because "some things deductible in the federal return aren't RICHARD PYLE LONG B1NH, Vietnam (AP) Famed Boston criminal lawyer F. Lee Bailey is going to defend one of the six Green Beret officers charged with murdering a Vietnamese double agent, the military attorney for the officer announced today. Bailey will take charge of the defense of Capt. Robert F. Marasco of Bloomfield, N.J., who is scheduled to go on trial before a general court-martial on Oct. 20 along with Capt. Leland J. Brumley of Duncan, Okla., and Capt. Budge E. Williams of Athens, Ga. However, lhe defense is expected to seek a postponement of the trial. Edward Bennett Williams, another of America's best attorneys, is expected to direct (he defense of Col Robert B. Rheault of Vineyard Haven, Mass., the former commander of Special Forces troops in Vietnam and the highest ranking of the defendants. Rheault and two others are to be tried after the other three officers, but there are indications the charges will be quashed II the first (rial ends in an acquittal. Both Bailey and Williams are expected to arrive in -Vietnam next Monday or Tuesday. A third prominent trial lawyer. Henry B. Rottiblatt of New York, arrived in Saigon Monday lo defend Capt. Brumley and Maj. David E. Crew of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, who is scheduled to be tried wilh Rheault Thomas of Jefferson, S.( Marasco's m Capt. Thomas [spoke by trans-with Bailey in I told newsmen would be "hap defense. "We wanted [have got the be The Army is ance charges a Green Berets, C Boyle Jr. of Ne Sjt. l.C. Alvin pies. Fla. They along with the Middleton Jr ililary attorney H. T. Young 'acific telephone Joston today anc Bailey said he py" to join the the best and we Young said holding in abey gsinst two other ;WO Edward M York City and L. Smith of Na-were arrestec six but began gelling spec! treatment amid reports the would testify for the prosecutic against the six officers. Rothblatt, who is also defen ing Boyle, and Smith's civilia lawyer, George W. Lalimer Salt Lake City, denied that the clients had made a deal with tr military. Rothblatt said statemen from the militap' implied ths Boyle might be a an as a result the warrant office and his family have "suffere tremendous embarrassment." Latimer said Smith also ha been cast "in an unfair light, that "there has been no agree ment" between his client an the military. "The prosecution probabl will call said Rothblatt "but there is a big differenc jelween being subpoenaed an turning state's evidence." Rothblatt said the defense del initely would subpoena Gen Creighlon W. Abrams, the U.S commander in Vietnam, as witness because "he has direc cnowledge of the facts in (h case and the public has lh< right lo know what role h< played." '69 Chevrolets CARS i TRUCKS Daily Rentals as low as doy Coll Teri 888-1121 MacMulkin THE TEL Abby 17 Anderson 4 Classifieds 18. 19, 20 21 Comics 17 Crossword 17 Editorial 4 Financial 6 Horoscope 17 Lawrence EGRAPH Nashua Scene 4 Obituaries 2 Sports 14. 15 Suburban 8. 9 Taylor 4 Television 16 Theaters 16 Dr. Thosteson 16 Weather PIZZA by Charles Famous thruout New England W W. PEARL ST. Fines} in Pizzas Grinders (all varieties) Regular 90c PLAIN PIZZA TUESDAY 7CC ONLY J Telephone 8SV-4542 Dpen 1 1 A.M. fo 2 A.M. Mon. ihrj Sat. Sundayi 3 P.M. lo FREE SHOP SATURDAYS All Day In Downtown Nashua close to 300 businesses to choose OIL 'SAVE MORE With LORDEN OIL CO. INC. SEP.VIXO -NASHUA AND SUBEOTJKDIXO TOWNS Framing by Exports at reasonable rates plus Green Stamps at Nashua Wallpaper Co. 129 W. Pearl St. 882-J591 Mon. thru Sat. Open Thurs.- 'til TRUST has happily been paying daily interest on 5% Time Deposit accounts since 1 967. MEMBER OXLT FACTOEt AUTHORIZED DEALER SKI-DOO Ski-Doo Suits 4 Boots Trailers 4 Sleds Accessories Parts Nashua Auto Co. Outdoor Recreation Center 282 Main Street, Nashua, N. H. convention held last night in the Milford Community House. He received 10 votes to the six cast-for Milford Rep. Mal- colm M. Carter and three for Merrimack Rep. Harold R. Watson. A total of. 19 delegates was eligible to vote. Merrimack del- egate Harold Buker moved that the rules be amended to allow a vote on the nominations by secret ballot. His motion failed on a 10-9 vote and the voting on nomina- tions was by roll call. Nominating Porter was Alfred Byrnes of Amherst. Seconding were Mrs. Robert Howe of Lyn- deborough and Mrs. Donald Bradley of Nashua. Rep. Carter was nominated by Charles Ferguson of Milford and seconded by Francis Gros Louis of Wilton. Rep. Helen Barker of Nashua nominated Watson and alter- nate delegate Douglas Wilson of Merrimack seconded. The convention, which was at- tended by about 65 persons and lasted for less than an hour, was conducted by Alton Stonei 2 Men Die In Crashes By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Two young men have. been killed and their brothers injured in separate crashes that brought New Hampshire's high- way fatality toll for the year to Stale police 'said Locke, 21, of Center Barnsfead, was killed when the car in which he was riding Monday night 'went off Route 28 and rammed into a stone wall in Alton. His brother, Wallace, 22, was reported in fair condition with nultiple injuries in a Concord hospital. In Groveton late Monday, Sergeant, 27, of Ray- mond, was killed when the car n which he was riding collided with a paper pulp truck on Route 110. The victim's brother, Paul, 5, sustained minor injuries. of Peterborough. I Tne of the truck, David After his victory, Porter Boutin 32, of Island Pond, Vt., thanked his supporters a n d unhurt- Reps. Carter and Watson "for conducting a gentlemanly cam- paign." Porter is an engineer with Sanders Associates Inc. in Na- shua. He attended public schools in Bangor, Me., and holds a de- gree in electrical engineering from the University of Maine. The winner in the special election will represent the I2th senatorial district comprising Amherst, Brookline, Greenfield, Hollis, Lyndeborough, Mason, Merrimack, Milford, Mont Ver- non, Temple, Wilton and N'a- 5 p.m. today shua Wards 1 and 2. details. Reef Sox Dick Williams BOSTON (AP) Manager Dick Williams, who led the Bos- ton Red Sox to the 1967 Ameri- can League pennant, was fired today. The club said coach Ed: die Popowsfci will manage 'irst team for the rest of tliil leason. General Manager Dick O'Con- nell called a news conference for to provide other Cor Smashes Into Tree This automobile is being hauled back on the road after a traffic mis- hap yesterday. Police said Mrs. Clara Robbins of Grofon Road, reportedly lost control of the vehicle near the intersection of Route 111A and Gilson Road. She was treated at St. Joseph's Hospital for facial cuts and a leg in- jury and released. The auto left the road and plowed through a wooded area before smashing into this tree. The front end of the vehicle was dam-' aged heavily.   

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