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Nashua Telegraph (Newspaper) - October 3, 1969, Nashua, New Hampshire Today's Chuckle Notice on bulletin board of men's club: "Members are re- minded to bring their wives to the potlnck supper on Wed- nesday night, and one other covered dish." New, Hampshire's Largest Evening Newspaper... Weather Fair, Cooler Tonight Saturday Fair and Cool VOL 101 NO. 182 Continuing New Hampshire Telegrtpb October KM NASHUA, NEW HAMPSHIRE, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 3, 1969 Second Class Postage Pali At Nashua, N. H. 22 PAGES TEN CENTS Ha By BARRY SCHWE1D WASHINGTON (AP) Judge Clement F. Haynsworth today denied reports by congressional sources that lie had sought to have his nomination to the Su- preme Court withdrawn. "I did not think about such a _ Haynsworlh told a re- porler who asked whether had asked President Nixon to Call back the appointment. "I 'don't know where you all got tuch a thing. Somebody else, dreamed the thing up." Denies Trying To Halt Appointment When then asked whether .he anticipated asking that the nom- ination be withdrawn, Hayns- worlh replied: "I have not and I don't." Remain Firm Despite Haynsworth's denial, and one from the White House, Ihe congressional sources who disclosed the original reports to the Associated Press Thursday remained firm today. The sources said Ihe While House had concluded alter an informal headcount that at least 44 of the 104 senators were pre- pared to vote against confirma- tion ol the 54-year-old U.S. ap- peals court judge. One midwestern senator was reported to hare told his staff hours before the reports were published Thursday that Hayns- worth was asking that his name be withdrawn and that a stale- pent from the White House was imminent. But afterward and following a .talk with John N. Mitchell, White House Press Secretary Ronald L. Ziegler said the latest information "in-, dicates that this report is abso- lutely untrue." Two of Haynsworth's strong- v est backers in the Senate took a similar tack. Sen. Ernest F. Hoi- lings, D-S.C., the initial sponsor .of the nomination, called the withdrwa! report ridiculous. And Sen. James 0. Eastland, D-Miss, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, said after talking with Hayns- worlh: "The man's had no idea of coming down. He has had no idea of doing such a thing. He's never had such an idea." Haynsworth had called at the Justice Department. to confer with Mitchell earlier in the day. A department spokesman said there would be no comment on the conversation. Still, the congressional sources said Haynsworth had been seeking withdrawal of his nomination to succeed Abe For-. tas on the high 'court. The nomination- is in the hands of the Judiciary Commit- tee, which completed seven days of hearings last Friday. Further action in the committee has been delayed until next Wednesday at the earliest. Withdrawal of the nomination would spare several Republican senators a painful dilemma. If they had to cast a vote on the Senate floor and it was for Hajtisworth they could chance resenlment among labor, liberal and Negro groups that oppose the nomination. CLEMENT HAYNSWORTH Nixon Blocks Rail Walkout WASHINGTOiY (AP) The Labor Departmen announced that PresitJent Nixon will intervene to block a strike against, six major railroads tonight. To Name Board A department spokesman saic the President has decided to ap- point an emergency board whose members will be an- nounced later, to take up the year-long wage dispute. Appointment of the board au- tomatically will postpone strike action for 60 days. President Nixon is at Key Bis- cayne, Fla., for the weekend Court Action Against City Set Monday Arguments on whether a tem- porary injunction should be grant- ed on the purchase of the Nev- erett property will be heard Mon- day it 2 pjn. in Superior Court, Manchester. Atty. Aaron A. Harkaway filed the petition for a temporary in- junction, along with, a petition TnarmVTrrm, on behalf efore a Senate subcommittee ookirig into charges that a roup of top" le one-time sergeant major o ie together to oot Army service dub funds ir mutual-protection scheme thai jread through top Army eche- ons on three continents. Blocks Efforts The senators were told when rmy Provost Marshal Maj en. Carl C. Turner was, of the situation in 1967 e blocked efforts of official in- esligators. "After you've spent your life n the Army you lock your heels nd obey your said Lt Jsck Pruett, explaining why he did not challenge a di ective from Turner to close a robe into the affairs of William J. Wooldridge, then the Army's to. 1 enlisted man. Preett said his plea for firing fooldridge, whom he said had a court martial conviction in his TONIGHT IN THE TELEGRAPH Anderson jiossat 20, irniics >ossword editorial Tiuncial Horoscope Lawrence Nashua Scene Obituaries Sports 14, IS Suburban 10, It Taylor 17 j Television 12 Theaters Dr. Thosleson 16 Weather Lewis 13 PARK FREE SHOP SATURDAYS All Day In Downtown Nashua close to 304 businesses to choose from FOREST RIDGE Amhent St. Route 101-A Nashua, N.H. Now renting I, 2 Ir 3 Bedroom with air conditioning and carpeting from monthly Agent on premiset Call 883-7752 Weekday! Optn to 7 p-m. Thursdays Saturday Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. LOCATED DEEP AMID TREES ON IOI-A it Exit 7W _______ record; met this response from Gen. Turner: "Many people are accused of many things, Sgt. Wooldridge is just a good old country boy." In testifying that he had been ordered by Gen. Turner to have Wooldridge's name removed from investigators' files con- cerning the probe, Pruett said: 'I must admit I was extreme- ly upset because we realized that if you omit one offender from the-file you might as well close the case. I knew no reason why the case should be At the time Pruett command- ed the Army's Criminal Investi- gations Division, responsible di- rectly to Turner, the provost marshal. Turner -has since retired. Re was appointed chief U.S. mar- shal by President Nixon earlier this year but suddenly resigned when a renewed Defense .De- partment investigation of the af- fair became known. Pruett testified Turner- told him he was personally takin responsibility in the case at the request of Gen. Harold K. John- son, then Army chief of staff. Johnson had named Wooldridge to his position in July 1966. Gen. Johnson, who retired last year, told a reporter that in his official duties, he thought Wooldridge "conducted' himself h a way that I thought-was proper." "Obviously this kind of devel- opment comes as a shock to me and I would hope these things prove to be John- son said, adding it would be "premature and to a degree im- proper" to comment on the Sen- ate probe at this time. Gen. Johnson confirmed Pruett's statement that Woold- ridge and other sergeants were stopped by U.S. customs in Ha- waii in the spring of 1967 for at- tempting to avoid duty on liquor smuggling it Into the United States on board the personal aircraft of Gen. Creighton Abrams, U.S. commander in Vietnam, Pruett said. .Johnson said the group was required to pay duty, a cent penalty and a fine. By MAXWELL COOK V Deny youth was killed here last night and two others in the same.car were seriously injured when their .vehicle smashed into a utility pole, police said today. Stephen Adams, about 17, was fatally injured and pronounced dead on arrival at the Bon Secours Hospi- tal in Methuen, Mass., where he was taken after the accident. He'was the second road death this year. Injured Identified Thomas King, 20, of Lebanon reportedly the driver of the vehi- cle is listed at the hospital today in critical condition.'Another pas- senger in the car, George Eld- ridge, 26, of Salem, was hospital- ized and was listed in "fair lo pod" condition this morning. Salem police who investigated the crash, said the vehicle struck a pole near the car barn on Main Street in Salem, at about Reportedly the car was traveling at a high rate of speed, the. au- thorities said. Further information concerning the dead youth was not immedi ately Police said a mid-morniiig today that his body 1 not yet been turned over to a funeral home. Wo" "other" in New Hampshire tie state' highway.fatality toU.for the year 0138. -j In Henniker, Shawn ee Whit ten 8, of Uonmouth, Me., was killec whea the sports car she was driv- Officials Report On Fall Foliage BOSTON (AP) It's fall foli- ge time, and the best of it at !ie moment appears to be along loutc 100 in the Green Moun- ains of Vermont. So said the American Automo- ile Association, which added lat the fall foliage color is "at ts peak in northern New Eng- and just about now. An AAA announcement said ie maples along Route 104 are i full color and good color also seen along the Kancamagus ighway in New Hampshire, in ixville Notch and in the lakes ;gion. ing and a van truck collided Ofl Route 9 Thursday afternoon.1 Wesley Lajoie, 47, of Suhcoofc, died of a' heart attack Thurs' day while behind the wheel'on Route 3 in HooksetL Police said lis car went off the road and smashed into a tree. Teachers To Consider Sanctions CONCORD, IM-member assembly of gates of the New Education Association be asked board :next( week ;ife; The 'executive board 'has'rfr jecied moves' from one faction !o withdraw the "sanctions alert" and from another, to im- pose full sanctions. The association interprets the 'alert" as indicating the clim- ate for teachers considering coming lo the state is poor while the" imposition of sane- ions would mean the associa- tion would urge teachers -to stay away from' tie state. However, the executive board will recommend accompanying he continued alert with "active tatewide publicity with a hired rofessional consultant" and will propose review of-the ac- tion later. The assembly of which now represents about XX) public school teachers in the state, first imposed anctions alert in" June 1858 and as renewed it once. Nurses Alumnae Honor Late Dr. McQuesfen Members of the Nurses Alumnae Association of the Nashua Me- morial Hospital honored the late Dr. Philip McQuesten last night by presenting to the hospital, a painting in his memory. Robert B. Hamblett, president of the Nashua Hospital Association, ac- cepted the painting for the hos- piial. Dr. McQuesten, educated in the Nashua Schools, a graduate of Phillips Exeter Academy, Dart- mouth College and Harvard Medi- cal School, served his internship at Peter Bent Brigham Hospital in Boston, Mass. He entered the US. Army during World War I and served as a medical officer xfore returning to Nashua where started in the private prac- ice of medicine and became a nember of the medical staff of aemorial He wis s member of the medical staff o( this hospital until the time of his death in 1968. Serving as chief of staff, from 1941 until 1956, he was also a member of the Board of Trustees of the Nashua Hospital Association for many years. Mrs. Patricia Man- dravelis, RJf., president of the association, who made the pre- sentation, said, "During those years of unselfish devotion to the hospital, the nurses and the com- munity, never a day went by that Dr. McQuesten couldn't be seen.' walking the hospital corridors making his rounds. Nurses who worked with Dr. McQuesten feel grateful and proud for having had Ae privilege of serving him." The painting is a sea-scape of the rocky shores of Rye Beach, where the doctor spent his sum- mers for the past several years, and hangs in the main lobby of i'ernorijl Hospital. It was painted >y Clara Brown, a well-known painter of aquatic scenes. FUEL OIL SAVE MORE With LORDEN Oil CO. INC. SEBV1XO SASHOA AND SUBEOUSDIXO TOWNS 465-2267 TAX PREPARATION Federal and FRED ACKLEY Public Accountant 863-3912 NASHUA TRUST has h a p p i 1 y been paying daily interest on 5% Time Deposit accounts since 1967. HEMBEB F.D.I.C. Gift to Memorial Hospital Robert B. Hamblett, president of (he Nashua Hospital Association, on behalf of the Memorial Hospital, ac- cepts a painting in memory of Dr. Philip McQueslen who died last year. Making the presentation is Mrs. An- thony Mandravclis, R.N., president: of the hospital's Nurses A1 u m n ae Association. her HOUSE PAINT KISSES! Hershey Kisses on Sole MERRIMACK Legion Post No. 98 S i H Green Stamps Nashua Wallpaper Co. 129' W. Pearl St. Oct. 6, 8 p.m, If you don't attend don't complain. Moo.. thru Sat. for by Open Tburs. 'til SI,
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