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   Nashua Telegraph (Newspaper) - October 15, 1969, Nashua, New Hampshire                                lip 1 -f i i. f, i m Today's Chuckle Asked what gave him the idea for his second book, the novejist said it came to him mtching the movie version of his first book. Weather Fair, Cooler Tonight Warmer Thursday Ntw HampsUrt's Largtst Evening Ntwspaptr VOl iflt Kin io) Continuing the New Hampshire Telegraph VOL. 101 NO. Established October JO, 1831 NASHUA, NEW HAMPSHIRE, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 15, Second CUss Postage Paid At Nashua, N.H. 56 PASES Prlet TEN CENTS HOW LONG MAY IT WAVE forever on the moon. 1 Millions In Nation Join Moratorium Day Protest By BOB MONROE Associated Press Writer. Students on several of the 'nation's college .cam- puses held midnight convo- cations and' candlelight parades, as massive Viet- nam Moratorium Day onstrations got under way. Plan Elides In Washington, an all-tight House session planned by. .a group of congressmen In stro- port of the nationwide antiwar protest ended short of its target when. adjournment was voted shortly after Up.m. EDT. Millions of 'Americans In 'cities. and towns across the land wera expected to participate in dem- today despite the ob- jection of President who said the protest undercut- ting bis peace efforts. addition to the admlnlstra- 'ton, mounting opposition to moratorium came' from' a varie- ty of public officials, veterans' groups and police and Cremen'i organizations ,-who" saM -the '.ob- i servance was not in the national Those participating In the'prc- -test planned a variety of .observ- ances '.including mass rallies, parades, forums, prayers the reading 'of the .Vlroll of Vietaam' dead, V, Tie'Legion also saM such ac- tioh would be a "vote of conn- rdence'in the way our President Is' working to bring a prompt, honorable peace, in Vietnam.'' On the eve of the moratorium, 'the North Vietnamese delegates to the talks re- "leased a statement'by Premier ''Pham'Van Dong calling the r. protest "ai Vworthy arid-timely', rebuff' of President Niion's Ag- "'new, acting with the approval, termed the message a "shocking intrusion into'the af- fain of the American people by an enemy" and urged'protest MORATORIUM DAY 'Page! 300 March in City A silent march of about 300 persons from SL Christopher's Church to the City Hall featured Nashua's Moratorium Day activity shortly after 11 this morning. Four clergymen led the procession, and some of the marchers car- Tbere'were about 300 marchers, majority of them Nashua High School students who reportedly skipped classes to participate ui 'anti-Vietnam War protests. Principal Vincent Duman said there were about 300 juniors ana seniors absent from classes. He said requests by student groups ,to bold teach-ins, special assembly programs and other types of oratory had been denied by departmental heads as not proper for ife said discussion oi the Vietnam question .was allowed today Jn social studies and English classes, provided the teachers were agreeable to such discussion. Override feto 01 Book of the daUy ron- "officials did not express" sreat4 outward concern although .some -'op. to blade greater traffic.' Opponents -planned to empba- Mie their by Dying flags at fcfl Stiff 'tad, to seme cases, dnVtig. IBeJr neadHBhH on.''-; :r: -X: SymbeUie.Faltli (toe of- the opposition brgahl- the -American Legion, urged sB Americans to fly, the flag at fuB staff "as. a symbol of their- faith In 'the' American sys- tem of government Gen, Abramspn Protest: 'We've Got Our Job To Do..! By GEORGE ESPER SAIGON (AP) A few.Amer- [can troops in Vietnam silently protested against the war today, wearing black arm bands while on combat patrol to show sym- pathy with the Moratorium Day- protest in the United States. Gen. Creigbton W. Abrams, commander of U.S. forces Viet- 'nam, said he did not protest in the United States would make any difference on tie battlefield in Vietnam. "We've got our Job to do here and'that's what we're Abrams told newsmen after a delegation froin Mississippi sented him a -resolution' by- their legislature.' supporting, American forces in Vietnam. Notes Arm Bands Associated Press photogra- pher Charles Ryan, on patrol. south of Da Nang with a platoon from the US. Americal flivi- sion, said about half.of the 30 troops were wearing black'arm bands. "I'm wearing it to showjhat I sympathize 'with the antiwar demonstration 'said the platoon leatavlst Lt Jesse Rosen of New York City. "It's' just my way of. silently protesting.. Personally, I think 'Long Nbies; Tait Plan Adoption By JOE ZELLNER MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) Gov. Walter Peterson says a proposal by a subcommittee of the Citizens Task Force that New Hampshire levy 'a perso- ai income tax and a sales tai if needed long way" from adoption by the group's executive committee. And, Peterson reiterated, 'I have siM before that I am re- serving to myself the area of Judgement and timing." He i noted the report is only one re- i port from 35 subcommittees. KiSHTJA'S OM.T FAOTOBT ACTHOEIZKD BEALEB SKI-DOO SH-Doo Suits Boots Trailers Sleds Accessories Parts Noshua Auto Co. Outdoor Recreation Center Z8J Main Street, Nashua, N. H. He said the task force will be suggesting 'priorities ing to give us a sense of direc- tion" but that all its recom- mendations will not be consid- ered or enacted at ooce- "Rome wasn't built in a be said. "We won't solve our, problems that quick." He spoke. at a televised news conference here Tuesday night. However, be conceded a pro- posal for a broad-based tax: such as a levy on sales or per-: sonal income probably would prejudice some legislators against other recommendations by the task force when the leg- islature is called into special session In February. are those who would Eke to see he said. "That 'would be very unfortunate that's the trap you run into. It i diverts attention from the need." Governor Predicts But Peterson predicted that even if the legislature rejects all the proposals by the task force "the recommendations won't go away that easily." He said an effort would be made to "take it to the people" and sell them on the task force recommendations- 'I want to keep it in perspec- he said. Peterson said the final task wil] be to total tie the demonstrating Should go on until President Nixon gets the idea that every American should'be pulled out of; here now." Ryan reported that the pla- toon killed two-Viet Cong, in- cluding a woman armed with a Chinese and that' four of the Americans were wounded by booby traps. A spokesman for the Americal Division said the protest was being investigated and be didn't know yet-whether any discipli- nary action would be taken against Rosen. President Nguyen Van Thieu said in a statement that the an- tiwar demonstrations could pro- long' the war if they encouraged the enemy to wait for more concessions. Some members of the Sonth Vietnamese House of Representatives called' for a full-scale legislative debate on the demonstrations. Twenty American civilianj working In the.country marched to the U.S. Embassy In Saigon with a petition calling for the immediate- withdrawal of all Aerican troops." U. S. Ambassador Ellsworth Bunker met four of the demon- strators inside the embassy while the rest stood outside in a silent "vigil" for those killed in Vietnam. Social worker Leo Dorsey of Scranton, Pa., said Bunker agreed to transmit their .By CLAUDETTE DUROCHER Mayor Dennis J.', Sullivan's veto of a proposed trans-. ferfronvthe general.city-sur- plus fund library book was oferrid- den ll-J by. the of Alder: was.a1. pn.OW.bond issae to this city1! share'of the MiK -'Ikm-Myrtto Street urban renew- project r .-And the aldermen referred to the' finance conimlttee a.pro- in wMeiYthe: reUred :lndastrialist would donate more for the 'of a new een- provided :the city matches the_" gift with a amount.- To Stady The comiiKee is to study tls Carter proposal 'and' return 'a recommendation to' .the' f u 11 There .was' on the proposed JS.OM transfer be- fore, it was approved for a sec-; end time contrary to Sulliyan'i wishes.... Voting the mayor's- veto w.ere-Aldermen'Robert A. H. both of whom had initially opposed the' transfer, and P. who 'originaUy voted In fayor. Absent was Alderman-at- Large-''Maurice L.: Bouchan} who voted for the transfer at the'Sept. 23 aldermanic meet- 'Sag- Bertrand J. Bouchard motioned to recon- sider the vetoed measure au- thorizing 'the transfer and to adopt it-for a second lime. Sec- ending his'motions were Alder-' man at Francis "La- Flamme and Alderman Ray-" mpnd L. Bechard. A veto message from Sullivan was read 'at' the" start of. the meeting, accepted and filed without comment. The transfer resolution had been approved 13-2 at the Sept. 23 meeting. Opposition Explained Sullivan opposed the transfer because It would set bad prece- dent to budget-making" and be- cause1 the library has trust funds' established for book buy- ing which it could tap Instead making a transfer from the city. surplus. These legacies the Harris and Hussey; funds have an accrued Interest of about 500 and were set up for book purchases. The library trustees maintain their use 'for usual; budgetary purposes would violate .the spirit in which the trusts were Jeopardize the'. establishment oj any more such trusts. s Funds fuch as these, they maintain, should be reserved for special purchases consid- ered oafside the scope ol an- nual budgets. they add, the funds will provide a means BOW FUND City Asks Report J On Ruined Boiler At Youth Center The Park-Recreation Depart- ent has been directed by the aldermen to submit a report on how and why a" boiler at the- Pine Youth Center was ruined. Alderman-at Large John V. Chesson asked for the report at .the aldermanic meeting last night in commenting on two separate bailer inspections. The other boiler inspection pertained to the heating system at the Lake Street Dre station. At the Oct. I finance com- mittee meeting, John H. Me- Laughlin, chairman of the fire commission, and Chief Albert L. Tanguay had asked to have bids prepared for. a new fur- nace at the station because the, old one in the station was no longer usable. Chesson said last night, how- ever, that an inspection of the 'boiler by a boiler engineer re- Court Reviewing Land Controversy PETERSON Page I GEN. ABRAMS Page t FUEL OIL SAVE MORE With LORDEH OIL CO. IKC. SEBVISO ASD ItJKEOUSDISO TOWSS 465-2267 Join Us For Breakfast In GRANT'S New Bradford House Simoneau Plaza Nashua FREE COFFEE with BREAKFAST :-DURING OCTOBER One Eqq, Fries, 7Qc '7 to H PARK FREE SHOP SATURDAYS All Day In Downtown Nashua close to 300 businesses to choose from TAX PREPARATION FeaVal and Accountant 8S3-39I2 NASHUA TRUST has ha p p i I y been paying daily interest on 5% Time Deposit accounts since 1967. JCEKBEB T.D.tC. Arguments on the controversial Ncverett property purchase re- sumed: in Superior Court, Man- chester, today with added legal complications. aty Solicitor Arthur 0. Gonn- ley Jr. said he has filed a request for a writ of mandamus against Mayor Dennis J. Sullivan on the aWennen's behalf to-force the mayor to tender the pur- chase price they have authorized for. the property acquisition. In a request under consider- ation by the court, Sullivan and three other residents seek to force the aldermen to put the Neverett property purchase on the ballot in the Nov. 4 election, ANTIQUING KITS AVAILABLE Full Line of Colors Stamps Nashua. Wallpaper Co. 12J W. Pearl St 88J-WH Moa thru Sat, Open Thurt. 'til-1 as requested in the citizens' in- itiative petition they shelved Sept 9. Justice John W. King presided at an initial bearing on the case a wtek ago and continued the hearing until today. Merrimack OKs Sewer Bonds MERRDUCK A million bond Issue to finance the Merrt- mack Sewage Treatment Plant was approved last night by a vote oflJMl. A two-thirds majority, or 171 of (he votes cast, nas needed to pass tie measure. There are ipprori- malely registered voters la the Iowa of Merrlraaek. (Details on Page 32.) vealed that the equipment should last another "100 provided it was properly cleaned and maintained. He added that there was a tag on the unit saying it had been cleaned July 3 but that the inspection revealed it had not been cleaned. With e.chelon Chesson said, 'the boiler was deemed usable for "another 300 An inspection youth center boiler, he said, showed that the old boiler was cracked beyond repair as described by a park-recreation commissioner at the finance committee meet- ing. Purchase of a new boiler was requested by the P-R Com- mission. But Chesson said it appears the boiler had been In good con- dition, despite !ts age, until the heating unit was started with- out water system. Cold water was then apparent-' ly injected, he continued, pred- pitating numerous cracks in the boiler, which, he added, is equipped with a low-water cut- off and water Injector. Apparently the damage re- sulted from someone's negli- gence, he said, and he wanted a report on who was responsi- ble for the loss of about and in taxpayers' money. In the meantime, he said, it has been determined that the city is covered by insurance for such occurrences and an at- tempt will be made to recover the loss. TONIGHT W THE TELEGRAPH Abby Anderson Biossat Classifiods 53. M, Comics Cromlcy Crossword Editorial Financial Horoscope 40 Nashua Scene 4 Obituaries 2 Sports 4S. 49 Suburban 32 Taylor Television Theaters Dr. Thosteson 14 Weaiher 2 4 51 51 '69 Chevrolets CARS TRUCKS Daily Rentals as low as r day Call Terr 888-1121 MacMulMn Chevrolet RICH'S Camera Department Plan 9 Volt Transistor BATTERIES 2 for 25c   

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