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   Nashua Telegraph (Newspaper) - October 9, 1969, Nashua, New Hampshire                                Today's Chuckle Living in the past has one thing in its favor r- it's cheeper. New Hampshire's Largest Evening Newspaper... WeatheR; Clea r, Cool. Tonight Fair, Warmer Friday VOL 101 NO. 187 Continuing tin New Hampshire Telegraph Established October 20, 1833 HAMPSHIRE, THURSDAY. OCTOBER 9. 1969 Second Class Postage Paid i 28 PAGES Prie. TEN CENTS N. H. i At Nashua. N.: Raceway Influence J Denied By Streeter BERNARD STREETER GOP Bid To Avert Viet Talk By WALTER R. HEARS WASHINGTON (AP) Presi- dent Nixon's Republican' sup- porters have turned to passive resistance in their effort to svert any major Senate upris- 'jig ageinst the administration's Vietnam policy. Trieir latest tactic: When Jove's rally on the Senate floor slay .away, and if you do talk try to agree. .Republicans did both Wednes day, a day Vietnam policy crit Ics had planned to make a ma (or stand against .current U. S The.critics spoke'out but with fej'.on hand bot'thfir adtreients there was, no therefore no real debate. Start Sequence Serjs. Harold Hughes, D-Iowa, and Thomas F. Eagleton, D- Mq'., began the sequence by in- troducing a resolution urging U.S. withdrawal from Vietnam If the Saigon government does not agree within 64 days to series of reform moves. Hughes said the Nixon pro- gram now is at an impasse with the administration hardening its '.'already tough line on the war." .By MAXWELL COQK Executive Councilor Bernard A. Streeter Jr., of Nashua, characterized as untrue implications made in the Manchester Union Leader today that he exerted influence on the management of the Hinsdale Raceway. The article reported that Streeter friends at the race track with the track management absorbing the entire cost for him and his.guests. The Painting Contract story also revelled tha All of-this drew a statement of qualified praise from Senate GOP Leader Hugh Scott, who had denounced a withdrawal bill sponsored by a league as a Unlike the earlier proposal of Sen. Charies E. Goodell of New York 'calling for a total U. S. puHout by Dec. 1, 1970, the Hughes resolution proposed no firm deadline, only "aH respon- sible haste" and withdrawal if Saigon does not swiftly reform. TONIGHT IN THE TELEGRAPH Lawrence Abby Anderson Classifieds Comics Cromley Crossword Editorial Financial Horoscope Nashua Scene Obituaries Sports Suburban Television Theaters 20-21 14-15 21 22 Dr. Thosteson 22 Weather '69 Chevrolefs CARS i TRUCKS Daily Rentals as low as r day Call Teri 888-1121 :MacMulkin Chevrolet a relative of Streeter's had re w eently received a contrai. to paint all .the buildings owned by the Hinsdale Racing Corpo- ration; The bid had gone to the Clesson Moore Color Center of Keene. Clesson Moore is Street- er's uncle and James Moore, 'prime contractor" for the job, is the councilor's cousin. Three clubhouse dining room checks totaling Jl 57.90 for food and liquor, covering a nine-day seriod, were discovered charged o Streeter and. written off by he track management The story, written ty Arthur C. Sgan Jr., revealed that the din- ing room concession at the Hins- lale racing oval is operated on an "outside concession basis" and hat the track management must ay the cost of Streeter's "tabs" o the concessionnaire. The clubhouse dining checks were dated July 4, 7 and 13, ac- cording to the story. Although iportservice, Inc., of Buffalo, V.Y., the .concessionnaire, said here were "many a hree4iour search of their files revealed only the three, Egan eported in the Manchester paper. Streeter told the Telegraph to- ay that the inmiendos of the story are obviously a direct re- sult of recent actions of his in attanpling to prevent ths race- track from falling into the con- trol of what he'calls, "undesir- ables." said that on Sept 30 he had written a tetter to State Racing Commissioner Emmet J, :Kelley Berlin, protesting posal tion K granting a hearing to WO- Ham Cassaro of GloverstiHe, N.V. U.S. Deaths In Viet 3-Year Low By GEORGE ESPEB SAIGON (AP) The total of American battle- field deaths in Vietnam dropped last week to .64, the Edging .By JIM ADAMS WASHINGTON Con- sumers will have to pay eves more for beef if cattlemen are expected to satisfy the nation' increasing hunger for meat, ac- cording to a packing industry spokesman. "With all due sympathy fo :heir Herrell. De- Graff told congressmen Wednes day, "I have to say to consum en that on a continuing basis they cannot have both the bee supply they want and the leve of beef prices they to want." DeGraff, president of the American Meat Institute, saic he cattle industry had reachec the point where it must expam o meet future demands. But he said cattlemen make the investment unless .hey can expect a reasonable irice. He did not say how high he price might go. He testified "before a House government operations subcom mittee studying the high am rapid retail meat price increase his year. DeGraff blamed the U per cent beef price increase be- KASHDA'S OSLT TACTOET AUTHORIZED DEALER SKI-DOO SH-Doo Suits Boots Trailers Sleds Accessories Parts Nashua Auto Co, Outdoor Recreation Center 282 Main Street, Nashua, N. H. THE FOLLOWING STORES WILL BE OPEN THURSDAY FRIDAY'TIL 9 P.M. FREE PARKING FRIDAY NIGHT AND. ALL DAY SATURDAY AVARD'S BERGERON'S CARTER'S, MEN'S SHOP ENTERPRISE.DEPT.- STORE ISIDORE'S HAIR STYLING JORDAN'S LUGGAGE SHOP LYNCH'S MEN'S BOYS' STORE MILLER'S P.E. FLETCHER, CORP. SEARS ROEBUCK TOWN COUNTRY CASUALS 20th CENTURY'High St. Mkt Cassaro, former general man-it ager of the Hinsdale track, 'was barred from New Hampshire rac-t ing circles by the commission fol-A lowing a scandal at the track in 196S. e .At the present time Cassaro j and i group of stockholders headed by Joseph Sullivan of Lo-, Mass., are engaged in. a struggle for stock control. of the Hinsdale racing facility. Slreeter said that the order bar-4 ting Cassaro from attending rac-a ing in this stale had been lifted by the Racing Commission, for 1 reasons unknown to him. He said y STREETER Pige Elderly Pedestrian Wilfred Deschenes, 71; of 89 Pine Streets. A Memorial Hospital 'spokes-St., is lifted into a Nashua Police am- man said he is in critical condition in bulance shortly after he was injured the intensive care unit, and is suffer-in a truck-pedestrian accident yester- ing from a fractured skull, day afternoon at West Hollis and Pine weekly toll since I Command announced today May Speed PuHouts The reduction in American casualties continued a generally downward trend that began three months ago. Official sources said if this trend continues; it could prompt Presidenl iixon to speed up American roop withdrawals. However, the sources cautioned 'that although significant uiemy activity is at its lowest evel for this year, captured enemy documents and prisoner re- h iCitySi By CLAUDETTE DUROCHER A wide-ranging waste dis-[ posal ordinance expected to draw opposition from builders and industrialists will be scrutinized at a public hearing Ifov. 6 in the aty Hall audi-. torium. The pjn. hearing will be conducted by the aMermanic planning Committee which is to make a recommendation on the measure to the 'Jull aider-manic board. AD provisions of the 12-page measure, which would gran the health department broac powers in regjdatinf. the.idis-- posal of sewf "ape arid will be reviewed' at the H eeks y Under the ordinance, the health department would be empowered to require developers of- new subdivisions serviced with septic tanks to' lay blank sewer lines for connection to future municipal sewer lines. The omnibus ordinance .would also provide that no incinerator shall be constructed, remodeled or installed until plans. and specifications have been approved by the health department And, the ordinance further states "every" Set fo Paste I factory, shop, foundry metal works, grinding or polishing operation or other commercial or industrial process shall be equipped with suitable, effective and reasonable means which shall reduce effectively any unreasonable discharge of contaminants" which are considered to contribute to air pollution. The ordinance would also require' that during the course of any work involving construction or earth hauling, moving, leveling, grading or suitable means be provided to conform to the air pollution controls' spelled out in the ordinance.-''- x- Other areas covered in include. septic, tank: installation and 'relocations; maintenance of chemical and iob toilets; collection of garbage and rubbish; open burning and operation of existing incinerator. 'Group Agrees jln setting- the: date for a .public hearing on the measure last night, the aldehnanic: planning committee 'also agreed that sections pertaining to the approval of -sewerage in proposed subdivision plots and plans be Nov. 6 )isposa f erred to. the Planning Board for adoption in -its 'subdivision controls. Alderman Donald L. Elhier, planning committee chairman and a member of the Planning Board, was charged with urging the board to adopt these sections as part, of its regular subdivision powers. In urging i. this move. Alder--man Sherman Horton Jr. said under. enabling, stabiles only. thV Planning Board may promulgate subiivisicn subject to aHermanic approval: He said if fee ordinance posed by the health department were approved as is, the_eity rims the risk of having''. those sections pertaining to sewerage in new subdivisions successfully challenged by any builder on the grounds the provisions" were improperly enacted. The Planning Board Tuesday night went oh record as favoring the proposed ordinance after hearing IJr. Sidney Curelop, chairman of the Board of Health, and -Public Health Director Phillip V. Hurley emphasize the need, for; more septic tank .installation controls. Hurley also appeared at Law planning committee last night to discuss various provisions of the ordinance. Accompanying him was Roland G. Lebel, a member of the Board of Health. Planning committee members in attendance include Alderman-at-Large Bertrand J. Bouchard, Aldermen Horton and Elhier. Alderman at Large John V. Chesson arrived- later in the meeting and Alderman-at-Large Maurice L. Bouchard was absent 'Hurley said existing sewerage controls' allow the health department to enter into a sewerage case "after the. and usually when'a person "may. be heavily committed financially in the construction of a house.' The new ordinance, be said, would allow the department to review sewerage plans for new houses before .building permits are. issued. '-It would also, he said, allow the department to prevent problems arising from the development of extensive residential tracts sewered exclusively with septic tanks; especially prob-CriYSETS Page 6 V, Tc JIERRIMACK Merrl-mack's fax rate win be J77 per J1.9M ft assessed valuation, 69 'cents less 'than last year's, the town selectmen have announced. Assessments will remain unchanged. Although properties in' tie town have been reassessed, Harold -Thresher chairman of the board of selectmen noted, 700 still have to be considered by the assess-. ors. The town Is changing. gs Ipward tween July 1968 and July 1M9 on a bad winter that produced beef shortages. He said that is easing and prices are coming down. But he said it has been clear to the industry since 1965 that beef prices "would have to in- crease for a more fundamental reason than a bad winter." Beef production from a basic animals has increased to 2t billion pounds this year from 13.5 billion in 1955 because of improved DeGraff said. But, he went on, the only way to meet the rising demand is by increasing the basic rium ber of cattle. Earlier, the American Nation- al CattlemenV Association ad- mitted it urged a 5 per cent pro- duction cutback in June 1967 but denied the purpose was ate a price-boosting shortage. The association's executive vice president, C. W. McMillan, said, cattlemen were urged to sake the cutback because at that time supply exceeded mand. But Rep. John W. Wydler, R- V. Y., said he Is going to turn ;he association's action over to he attorney general's office if le can find any connection with Ihis year's sharp price rise. RICH'S Comero Department Turnpike Plaza Color Slide Film K 135 20 exposures assessment policy based on fall-value. The State Tax Commission had required the reassessment to be completed by Jan. 1, bat (he town asked for and.was granted an extension to April Breakdown of the new tax rale' is: town, JLLW; county, school, Legislature To Convene In February CONCORD, N.H. (AP) Gov. Walter Peterson says h will call the legislature into ses- ion in early February rathe lan January to allow mor ime to study the Citizens Tas" 'orce report. "Because we are limited by aw to a 15-day special session don't want to throw too muc' t the he said.' Time will be needed to pre- >are specific legislation, to dis uss the report with legislators nd public groups and allow for oliday periods such as Thanks giving and Christmas, he dded. He said he would decide which of the recommendations eed to be imme- iately and'which should be left or the next regular session hich will open in January GOOD GRIEF! The Telegraph is having a Great Pumpkin In honor of the im- pending arrival of Ihe Great Pumpkin, the Telegraph will hold on Open House, Saturday, Oct. 11 from 12 to p.m. and you're invited. The party is really just on excuse to.show, off our new press and the new addition. So why don't you be a and come look around? All "Snoopies" under however, must be qcconyonied by on adult. ports indicate a winter cam- paign beginning in November. Therefore, -r American forces' have not curtailed their offen- sive operations to keep the. ene- my from getting set in position. Casualty totals for South Viet- namese government forces and for the enemy'also were down considerably last -week, arid the government's military .head- quarters said in a communique: "The level of enemy activities during last week was the lowest since the beginning of the year and it decreased six per'cent Compared 16 that of the pre- vious week." The US.-Command reported 900 Americans wounded in ac- tion last week, the lowest total since 599 were wounded during the first week of the year, Dec. 29-Jan.4. T The weekly report raised to the total number of Amer- ican troops reported killed in action in Vietnam since Jan. I, 1961. The total number of Amer- ican battlefield wounded report- ed rose to The U.S. Command said ene- my battlefield deaths how total since the beginning of 1561. .U.S. headquarters ported two 'American'-aircraft ihot down Wednesday. An Air .''orce F4' Phantom fighter- (omber was downed 10 southeast of Da Nang.-buf the wo crewmen escaped unhurt'A'., mall army observation er was shot dbwn 22 southeast" of wounding-' ;wo crewmen! :-_ Saigon Reports The South Vietnamese mill, ary command .reported that >altiefield deaths among its orces last week dropped, to the owest level in five months while the number ol eneniy roops killed was the lowest in almost a year. A weekly, casualty summary said 209 government soldiers were killed, the lowest weekly toll since 182 were killed May fr 10. General, Sergeant Stripped of Medals Senators focus on Forced Kickbacks By LAWRENCE L. KNUTSON WASHINGTON (AP) The Senate probe that has caused a general and a sergeant to be stripped of top medals is focus ing on charges entertainers were forced to pay kickbacks in order to appear at service clubs in Vietnam.- June Collins, booking agen who packages shows for the Army's club system in Vietnam was called today to tell the Sen ate's investigators subcommit- tee about'charges that extra fees were charged entertainers by sergeants who managed the facilities'. The allegation that kickbacks were the admission fee to the huge club system was made las month by Ruben Noel.: a singei and comedian who has played the Vietnam troop circuit. Noel had said performers hac to kickback J50 or 10 per cent ol their fees. He quoted one sergeant as telling him: "You're going to face some miserable dub custo- dians who are going to ask you tor kickbacks on, shows. I know this is going on and there's not a damn thing I can do about it." In Wednesday's testimony, senators were led maze of financial transactions' TAX PREPARATION Federal'and SJafe FRED ACKLEY Public Accountant 883-3912 MAJ. GEN. TURNER by the Maredom Corp., a firm a committee investigator said was formed by sergeants from illici profits made in Germany Maredom was also the vehide for squeezing more money from clubs the sergeants then were running in Vietnam, the investi- gator charged. In a separate development, the Army said Wednesday il had revoked its award of the Distinguished Service Medal to Maj. Gen. Carl C. Turner. The former provost marshal is cused of using his post for per- sonal profit and to protect the alleged leader of a "little Ma- la" of top enlisted Vlaj. William 0. Wooldridge. Last month the Army yanked he Distinguished Sen-ice Medal t had bestowed on Wooldridge, he'first'soldier ever appointed sergeant major of the Army, hat service's highest and most ;ensitive" enlisted post. NASHUA TRUST has h a p p i I y been paying daily interest on 5% Time Deposit accounts since 1967. MEMBER F.D.LC. In terse announcements after both actions the Army said it had information the men did not merit the high decorations. against came shortly after Chicago po- lice superintendent James Con- lisk said the general lied when he testified Chicago police gave him 396 confiscated weapons for Turner, who now is own use. Nixon Still Nominee to s By H. L. SCHWARTZ now bow out on his owi WASHINGTON dent Nixon, in the face of the administration's onl bly crucial defections by two Republican Senate leaders, is continuing to stand by his said a .Republica critic of the nomination. But Haynsworth, through hi Greenville, S.C., office, said h nation of Judge Clement did hot intend to withdraw Haynsworth Jr. to the Sen. Ernest Hollings, B a major Haynsworth 'sup The latest reaffirmation said Wednesday ther Kaynsworth was still the Presi dent's man came Wednesday would be no request t the President for withdrawal. the Senate Judiciary got the votes bare! the second time in a get him confirmed ah< meeting to act on all that Holling appointment, postponing its through a spokesman. si on until House Press Secretary Wednesday's L: Zieglcr told newsmer by GOP Whip Robert P. action did not damper and Sen. Margaret Chase Nixon's convictior chairman of the Senate would be con can Conference, that they vote against the nomination said Nixon was basing shock waves through the faith in Haynsworth on the integrity and his back Some opponents, a few round as a lawyer and mem whom were claiming as since 1957 of the 4lh U.S as 52 votes against the of not on Senata ment, predicted OIL WALLPAPER SALE SAVE UP TO MORE With LORDEN OIL CO. INC. NASHCA ASD Hundreds of New TOWXS IN C Jl LJ Nashua Wallpaper Co. 129 W. Pearl St FREE SHOP SATURDAYS Mon. thru Sat Day In Downtown Nashua Open Thurs, 'til to 300 businesses to choose from   

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