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Nashua Telegraph (Newspaper) - September 30, 1969, Nashua, New Hampshire Today's Chuckle Young folks who can make enough money to go to college these days don't need any more education. New Hampshire's Largest Evening Weather Brief Showers Tonight Cloudy, Coo! Wednesdoy VOL. (01 NO. 179 Continuing the New Hampshire Telegraph Established October 20, 1835 NASHUA, NEW HAMPSHIRE, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 1969 Second Class Postage Fild At Nashua, N.H. 22 PASES TEN CENTS Army Drops Charges Secretary of the Army Stanley R. Resor reads a statement at the Penta- .gon in which the Army said it was dropping murder charges against all eight Green Berets accused of killing' a supposed double agent in South Viet- nam. (AP Wirephoto) Grade School Will Be Built In Northwest Section Of City 9f By Nashua's newest elemen- tary school will be built in the northwest section oi the city on a tract situated off Birch Hill Drive. Culminating more than two years of- discussion on selection of a site for the proposed school, the Boare of Education -last nighl voted unanimously to buy 15 acres from Broad Acres Inc. at per acre. OpUpa to Buy The purchase agreement will nclude the taking of a one- rear option to buy an additional ive acres abutting the tract at tf.OOO per acre. It "will also Include the grant- ng of 50-foot right-of-way from he 'dedicated section of Dix- ville Street to be arrived at by mutual consent of the'owners and the Board of Education. CIA Refuses to Testify Green Berets' Case Ends By BOB HORTON WASHINGTON An unexplained refusal by the U. S. spy agency to let its agents testify has put a sudden end to the con- troversial Green Berets murder.trial. Charges Dropped Charges against the Green of killing a South Vietnamese double agent dropped swiftly Monday after the Army got word of the Central Intelligence Agency de- cision to avoid forthcoming trials. Army Secretary Stanley R. Resor, who less than two weeks ago said he would not yield, to congressional pressure to halt courts martial of six Berets, said the CIA's action meant the1 defendants could not -get trial. "Accordingly, I have directed today that all charges be dis: missed Resor said in a four-paragraph state- ment from the Pentagon. "The men will be assigned to duties outside .Vietnam." Resor said he was informed that the CIA, "though not 'di rectly involved in the alleged in had determined it would not be "in the national in terest" to let its people testify. Although there was no. elabo- ration, presumably the secret agency felt its hush-hush activi- ties in South Vietnam might be compromised even though the Army had planned to conduct at least part of the trials behind closed doors. There were hints the CIA felt Request to Move First State House CONCORD, N.H. Walter Peterson and the Exec utive Council will receive a re- quest Wednesday to move ths remaining portion of the firsl New Hampshire State House from Portsmouth's Court Street to the seacoast city's historic Strawbery Banke section. The request will come from John T. Flanders, assistant commissioner of the Depart' men I of Public Works and High- ways. He is asking for authori- zation to spend on the job. Before the meeting, Peterson and the councilors will watch as a caption is chiseled into a stone on the front of the present Stale House noting that it is the oldest state house in which both branches of the legislature con- tinue to sit. The caption will read, "The nation's oldest Stale House, in which the legislature still occu- pies its original chambers." The legislature first met in the structure on June 2, 1815. Seek Hearings -Other business before lue council Wednesday will be peti- tions for pardon hearings from Edward N. Briand, 45, of Nash- ua, and Roger D. Biloudou, 32, of Concord. Commissioner Roger Crowley of the Department of Resources and Economic Development will request an adjustment in pay for Elias SIcQuaid. department director, to bring his salary to the level of one "of his subordin- ates. PIZZA by Charles Famous thruout New England H7W. PEARL ST. Finest in Pizzas Grinders (all varieties) Regular 90c- PLAIN PIZZA TUESDAY ONLY Telephone 88V-454J Open 11 A.M. to 2 A.M. Mon. thru Saf. Sundays 3 P.M. to'MiJmf. In addition, Executive Direc- tor William Healy of the State Water Supply and Pollution Con- trol Commission is asking the council to hire former assistant Atly. Gen. Peter Shapiro to handle a dispute involving New Hampshire's jurisdiction over pollution'control in the Connec- ticut River. He said it involves the refusal of the Vermont Yan- kee 'Atomic Power Co. to recog- nize the jurisdiction. civilian lawyers hired to defend the Green Berets might talk to the press about classified spy operations in Vietnam during or after scheduled trials. "You can hold a court martial behind closed doors, .but that doesn't mean 'you 'can insure se- crecy with-all the people in- volved in the one officer commented. Though the Army's means much of the case may forever remain obscure, thie ac- tion was looked on favorably by a number of government offi- cials. of-Congress who numbered the accused Green U among.their constituents were pleased, and the House cheered at the announcement Monday. Sens.' Strom Thur- mond, R-S.C., and Ernest F. Hollicgs, D-S.C., both issued statements, with Thurmond say- ing he "was confident the Nixon administration would not prose- cute these men." But some House members echoed the feelings of Rep. Clar- ence D. Long, D-Md., who said "Congress should insure that these charges have been dropped completely without pre- judice and that these men's ca- reers wil! not suffer in any way." Nixon administration might be. out from under a pub- ic relations problem with for- eign implications that had fes- tered for nearly two months. CIA refusal to supply witnesses lets the Army avoid a potential airing of military laundry in public. Resor Upset Resor left no doubt, however, he was unhappy with the whole affair which involved charges that the Green Berets drugged and killed a South Vietnamese civilian who reportedly was a spy for both the allies and the enemy in Vietnam. 'it 'is not' possible to GREEN BERETS The purchase, subject to re- view by City Planner Fred D McCutcben, will be paid wit M5.WO appropriated in th municipal budget for lard ac quisition. Board members indicated tha the 'one-year option will permi funds to be added to nexl year's budget to; purchase th additional five acres. John T. Dimtdos, chairman of the board's site selectio committee, and Herbert E. Mil ler moved and seconded tha the land be bought. It Is expected that a resohi tlon to empower the board 1 buy the land will be submitle ased on about U per cent vatu- ition. Selectmm who met with tax of- Iciils in Concord yesterday were JiairmJn Albert Nolin, Leonard Philbrick and Steven Robidoux. '69 Chevrolets CARS TRUCKS Daily Rentals as low as Call Teri 888-1121 MacMulldn Chevrolet Sixth graders' at the Broad Street School this year are be- ing bused to the Spring Street Junior High School because of crowded conditions at the north end school. Construction of a new school would be financed by a bond issue which will also require approval by the Board of Al- dermen. Paul G. April, who is in se- rious condition after undergoing major surgery at the Mary Hitchcock Hospital, Hanover, was the only member absent last night. In other business, Ihe board appointed Peter Kageleiry as principal of the Mount Pleasant School. He succeeds Mrs. Anne Cookman who has returned to teaching. Kageleiry, who has been serving as acting principal since the school re-opened in September, has had experience as a principal and a guidance counselor. Accepted was the resignation of John Daniels, football coach at the Spring Street Junior High School Named to replace him was Norman Burgess. The board approved a pro- posal advanced by Dr. J. Ge- rard Levesque lhat a "reason- able number" of silent observ- ers from the board and teacher groups be permitted to sit in at meetings of the newly formed educational council. But it decided not to a on i proposal to allow a silent ob- server to become a voting member of the council in-the absence of a regular member. The council Is composed ol teacher and board representa- tives and aims to improve school policies. Its operations and powers are regulated by the union contract entered into by the school board and the Nashua .Teachers Union earlier this year. Retvuit Teachers Gerald R. Pninier submitted a progress report on teacher recruitment day to be spon- sored by the Nashua Club next February. A request from Vincent Dur- nan, principal at Nashua High School, for an additional sec- retarial assistant was: granted, bringing the force at the GRADE SCHOOL tola! secretarial school. to five. Page I Mao, Lin To Attend Peking Celebration By JOHN RODERICK TOKYO (AP) Communist China, celebrating its upcoming 20th anniversary with nuclear fireworks, has made an unprec- announcement that Mao Tse-tung and his heir-designate, Un Piap, will attend Wednes- day's festivities in Peking. In an apparent attempt to scotch rumors that Mao and Lin are seriously in, New China Agency announced Mon- day- both leaders would preside at ceremonies in Peking's Tien An Men Square. In Red China has never made such .advance an lo'jncements concerning Mao or Lin. Speculation about their health was fanned by their' absence since last May from public.func lions.' There have been persist- tat rumors that Mao is dead, ind anti-Communist newspa- lers in Hong Kong carried re- ibrts Monday that Lin was dying of cancer. The Chinese have remained iient about their nuclear activi- ties, although some announce- ment might be made in conjunc- ion with the National Day cele- iration. The, Atomic .Energy Commis- ion in Washington said China Conducted a nuclear test in the tmosphere Monday, and that the force of the blast was equiv- lent to 3 million tons of TNT. Japan's Central Meteorologi- .al Agency said seismographic MAO TSE-TDNG, LEV PIAO vibrations indicated the blast went off in the' area of Lop Nor, China's nuclear testing ground in Sinfa'ang Province. It was China's 10th nuclear explosion. The ninth, believed to 3e an underground test, was set off Sept. 22 in the Tien Shan mountains northwest of Lop first while wine on the market by Christmas "and certainly by next according ta ill owner, John Canepa. Canepa said he hopes lo pro- duce 650 to 800 gallons of white, red, and rose wine the first year for sale in New Hampshire stala liquor stores and possibly in oth- er New England cities. The winery owner said he had been told by federal and state officials that grapes for wine would not grow in New Hamp- shire. FUEL OIL SAVE MORE With mm OIL co. INC. SERVING NASHUA AND TOW.NS 465-2267
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