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   Nashua Telegraph (Newspaper) - October 16, 1969, Nashua, New Hampshire                                Today's Chuckle All the talk going around about the high costvof living Is just propaganda put out by people who eat. Weathier Cloudy, Cool Tonight .Showers Likely Fridoy Nbw HoMprtWi Uryit Imteg Ntwipoptr VOL 101 NO OMttwJai'.'ftt.'iiew Htmpshirt Tebjnjt VOL. 101 NO. IW firtibtabed October X. J NASHUA, NEW HAMPSKlRE, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16, 1949 Second Class Postage Pakt At Nashua, N.H. 24 PASES PrierTEN CENTS Seek 25 By CLAUDETTE DWtOCHER An affluence, of candidates Nashua voters at, the polls Nov. 4, with a. three-way' battle for mayor heading the ballot. Reports of a 'mystery fourth' candidate" for mayor floated through'City Hall corridors be- fore the filing period closed yes-' terday. But when the filing deadline dropped at 5 p.m., the only three candidates for the city's top political post were Maypr Dennis J, Sullivan, County Com- tnissioner Armani A. Beaulitu and Housing Code Director Philip.J. Mclaughlin. They.are part of a crowded field of 67 candidates registered .for the" 25 positions that will be up for election, Position! Drawing for ballot positions will.be held tonight at 7 in the aldermanic chamber, at ,'City Hall. Spirited 'contests are shaping up in all. races except two 'for Ward 2 and Ward 4'alder-' men, where incumbents are run- ning'unopposed: Six'candidates, including (Irs. Alice Dube, the mayor's secre-' taryi are vying for. the three long term aldermen-at-large 'slots available. Arid there are four .aspirants for. the two short-term it-large spots on the ballot.; The long-ierm posts are for four; years .and the short-lerm for two years. Four six-year positions on the Board .'of Education attracted .nine .candidates and a two-year .opening is .the goal of four as- pirants. Other notable multi-candidate contests promise tight' races for ward 1, 7 and 9 aldermen. On the mayoral .level, Sulli- van. M, a former postal clerk, is .attempting a: third iwo-year 'term. Competing lo stamp him outrof office are Beaulieu; 45, 1 former alderman 'and fire commissioner, and McLaughlin, W, a retired police captain. The aldermen .Tuesday night granted a leave of absence as housing code direc- tor to wage his campaign. Seek Re-election Among cacdida tes for the three aldehnen-at-large posts open on a regular' four -year bads are two -incumbents: Francis LaFlamme, 'a 24-year member and former.president of the aldermanic board, and Maurice L. a six-year board member and currently 'its president. The third incum- bent, Maurice L. Bouchard, did not seek re-election. Other at-large candidates in- clude Donald L.Ethier, present- ly Ward 1' Leo' 0. .Sirois, a state representative and a retired businessman; J7 CANDIDATES Page 2 By-the f iling.deadline last Anight, three .candidates had entered Philip :J.'rMcLaughlin .'is joined by his- wife, Pauline, and.son Mark, petitions in the race for mayor with City. Clerk Lionel 5, as'he''submits'his papers. !At top right-is County Commissioner "is 'at'right in'all three photos. In left photo; Mayor Dennis J. Sullivan Armand A. Beaulieu, who was thefirst to file. makes it official right (Telegraptiotos-Harrigan) Was; By JOSEPH E. MOHBAT WASHINGTON (AP) The Moratorium was all Its designers had hoped it to be, it was the fulfillment of a dream, and yet the'man who speaks for Richard Nixon said: "I don't think the President can be affected by a mass demonstration of any kind." himself to the point where he demonstrations, By JOE ZELLNER Gov. Walter Peterson' and 'the Exccutivc'Cc'Mncil have granted s' a pardon for a Nashua, man who said he did not know he was a 'convicted felon.when he collected several guns and rifles V and ran into trouble .with, new federal gun Edmond' Briand, .who 'asked for a pardon from a 1944 under question- ing 'siso uaknosiagty, leased a Chouse he-owns a member "of cycle'group and that about OW' in heroin was confiscated from it recently. Nashua attorney-Leonard Ve- U, S. Battle Deaths at By GEORGE ESPER SAIGON (AP) The total of American battlefield deaths :n Vietnam last week remained' near the lowest levels of .the past ..three years, and enemy losses'fell to their lowest point: in a year.'But South'Vietnamese- casualties'climbed sharply! The allied commands, report- ed 82; Americans, 384 troops of (he Saigon -government and Cong and North Viet- were killed; in action'. Another 57J Americans and were reported wounded, i It .was' 'the .third successive' week that the total of'American' dead was less than iOO. The tal the week before was the' lowest .in-nearly three yeas, while, -government '69 Chevrolet' TRUCKS Daily Rentals as low as. .OO r day Calf Teri 888-1121 MacMulkin Chevrolet that week'-were 209 _ killed and ,681 wounded.- weekly casualty ..reports "reflected a trend in the past months of generally decreasing" .American battlefield deaths, while the total of 'South -Viet- nafnese dead- has outnumbered the'Americans each-week'for' the past five months. U.S.- spokesmen said this v shows that South Vietnamese regulars and militiamen: are 1 taking'over the.fight- -ing.- "The South Vietnamese are generally getting into the said one officer. IThey are pur- suing the enemy and taking on a-. :good bit of .the .'.'The raised -.the. reported total: of American battlefield deaths to since Jan. 1K1, and the total wounded to i, emy-dead reported in that peri- ;-od total The. allied communiques to- day again" reported only light, scattered action, most of it in .the Mekong Delta .south of Sai-' .gon and along the infiltration corridors running south from the Cambodian border toward Saigon. THE FOLLOWING OPEN THURSDAY FRIDAY 'TIL 9P.M. FREE PARKING FRIDAY NIGHT AND. ALL DAY SATURDAY AVARD'S BERGERON'S CARTER'S MEN'S SHOP ENTERPRISE DEFT. STORE ISIDORE'S HAIR STYLING'..' JORDAN'S LUGGAGE SHOP LYNCH'S MEN'S BOYS', STORE P.E. FLETCHER, CORP. SEARS ROEBUCK SPEARE DRY. GOODS CO. TOWN COUNTRY CASUALS 20th CENTURY High St Mkt lishka, .representing' Briand at meeting Wednesday, -said Briand.had in 1M4 he entered a.plea of "no- a o to' a charge had helped a friend set an au- tomobile afire-to collect insiir- Velishka said Briand was tar- get shooting with a friend when the automobile burned and he helped put out-the fire. He'said :the friend.had told Briand be was going-to. burn the'car-be- cause- it was a "lemon" but Briand had thought he was kid- ding. Briand denied any part-in the act. "Severs, Relations The, attorney said Briand had severed relations.with the friend after the fire but was arrested- three days later and charged as anacc6mplice.Thefewas.no record of a hearing, Velishka said, and Briand, .on" the advice of an'attorney, the charge and riot: being fami- liar 'with legalities thought he was clear of the charge.. Recently, villshka. said Bri- 'and had bought'a rifle and lat- er was .visited .by federal agents who finally confiscated his gun, advising-him -he. was a con- victed felon. x "Up to Mr. Briand did not know he was a the attorney: adding that- federal', authorities later .found' trick or Treat Set for Oct. 31 Trick of Treat night win be ci- served here on Oct 31, Police, Chief Paul Tracy said today. Tracy said that since Halloween falls on a Thursday, when many area residents are out shopping, 'the'traditional right to make the rounds of houses will .be moved to Friday-. He said the hours "for children to be on the .streets are from to 8 p. m. The chief urged that a respon- sible adult accompany small chil- dren. no, cause .to charge: him -with violations of a new federal law which prohibits felons from buy- ing guns. r-- 1 He "said Briand, .who hunts and fishes, had once applied for a'federal permit to buy.and sell, guns and had received a police per'mit to; carry .a', revolver. Such actions, he. not be taken by 'a man who knew he had been convicted of a fel- ony. He Briand has no.rec- :ord since 194i. Councilor Robert. R- questioned Briand, a contractor, about the police raid which resulted in confisca- tion of a large amount .of her- oin from a house he had leased. Briand said'he had-met his PARDON Page 3 Ring While House By the thousands, they had ringed the White House with their candlelight, silently and peaceably demanding an .end right now to the war that had killed of their con- temporaries. And Herbert G. Hein, Presi- dent Niion's director cf commu- nSciidons, "said amicably: "It's also true and clear to the President that a vast majority of the American people are sup- porting his policy.'.' Jubilant, 26-year-old Sam Brown, who bad conceived Viet- nam Moratorium Day in the first place, said, "If there's no change in the Vietnam policy, If the President does not respond, there will be a second morato- rium in November." But after the marchers had gone home, Herb Klein said: "If. the President surrenders. Aid to Non Public Schools Favored at Nashua By MAXWEIt COOK The final session of a series of hearings on a legidative study oi non-public: schools" brought out about 200 persons last night at the James-B.'Crowiey School on Lake Street jThose who .over- whelmingly in favor of assistance, to parochial schools, all of rwhkh on the local.scene, appear to be operating at large deficits- No speaker was openly'opposed to state aid to State Rep. Ernest Coutermarsh of Nashua, 'who presided public meeting; is chairman of the School Study Com- mission appointed by the 196S ses- sion rf the New Harapsire Legis- lature. He was assisted at last night's hearing by. two others of the 15- niember the" Rt 'Rev.' llsgr. George: Murray and Mrs. Bernard V.'NwH, both-of Man- chester. Advises Groop Rep. Coutermarsh the as- "sembled group that, the commis- sion is charged to The desirabtiity. of maintaining a dual system of' education, whether or riot the state may give assistance '.to. non-public schools; how many schools may be forced to close for lack of fi- nancial support; the impact thai closing of: such schools will have on the public school system and ways in which the state may help communities prepare for closing of such schools; and the transfer of non-public real property to the school district. He said hearings have been held in Laconia, Claremont, Berlin and Dover- All of these were attended by citizens favoring some form of aid to parochial schools. The attendance at the hearing was predominantly Catholic, in- cluding many nuns, and most who spoke .voiced enthusiasm for the. parochial system and de- scribed-the institutions' budget- problems. Brother Mkteel Parent, an in- structor at Bishop Goettin High School, said Nashua residents want, the school but. are presently in the situation where-they can- TOWGHT'-IN THE TELEGRAPH not afford it Higher taxes plus increases in tuition, he said, were placing many parents in the posi- tion of not being able to pay more to keep their children in the school. Upon being questioned by Msgr. Murray, he said the tuition was yearly. He listed income at- about a year, while outgo, including payment on a debt, was approximately John rteegan, a member of the school board at St Christopher's responds to. then he's not the President the people elected." It is too early to assess tha true significance of the unprece- dented moratorium that brought hundreds of thousands of Ameri- cans out .against the Saps, as Sam Brown'said, "giv- ing hope'io the people that they can work for change within the democratic system without. violence." What is dear is (hat Nixon has not, this morning after, giv- en of doing what the moratorium slogan demand- ed: "Bring home the troops.' All the troops. Now.'.' It is equally clear that many who had condemned the morato- rium from the beginning mis- judged their people when they prophesied that such a massive, widespread outpouring of feel- ing could aily result in violence. There was no.serfaus.yialenca. on Wednesday, the 15th'of Octo- least, much mere significant that a brief scuffle in': front of the White House during the cool fall afternoon. The young people even re- turned wearily to the Washing- ton Monument grounds late at night to police the rubble souls had left. At the-very least, a sizable chunkofAmericagotasizable lump of emotion out of its sys- tem. Raises Question That raised the question both- ering some'of the moratorium strategists: Was M feeling purged that the plans for two similar days in November, three, in December, might run HEARING. Page 2 NO REMARK Page! Driver Arrested Twice in One Day Abby Anderson Baker Biossat Classifieds 20. 11, 22, Comics Crossword Editorial Financial Horoscope Lawrence' Nashua Scene 4 Obituaries 2 Sports 16. 17 Suburban 10. 11 Sulzburger 13 Television 19 Theaters 19 Dr. Thosteson 13 Weather 1 PARK FREE ft SHOP SATURDAYS. An Day In Downtown Nashua close to 300 businesses to choose from TAX PREPARATION Federal and Sf its FRED ACKLEY Public Accountant 883-3912 NASHUA TRUST has happily been paying daily interest on 5% Time Deposit accounts since 1967. VEUBEB. F.D.I .C. FUEL OIL SAVE MORE With LORDEN OIL CO. INC. SERVING SASHCA AND 6DBEOPSDINO TOWNS 465-2267 ANTIQUING KITS AVAILABLE Full Line of, Colors Green Stamps Nashua Wallpaper Co. W. Pearl St. 8S2-W31 Mon. thru Sat Open Thurs. 'til A Nashua man his been charged with driving while intoxicated tm'ce in the same day and with leaving the scene of two acci- dents. Carroll R. Favre, 51, of 45 Paul .Avenue, appeared 'in District Court this morning on two .charges of driving while Inlori- cated, (wo charges of leaving the scene, and two charges of drunk- enness. He pleaded innocent to all charges, and Judge Antoine A. Gucrtin set bail at and con- tinued the case until Nov. S. Police said the first accident oc- curred about p, m. yester- day, when a car allegedly driven by Favre struck at the Intersection of Kinsley and Main Streets. The owners of the vehicles were listed as Irving Meredith, 48, of Hillsborough, and Floyd Gon-eatt, 58, of 3 Dolan .'St. According to authorities the Favre car did not stop bu! turned into Elm Street where it struck a car parted behind the police station. The owner of this car was listed as Lt William Quiglcy, of the Nashua Police Depart- ment Favre, according to police, was then arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated, leaving the scene of an accident, and drunkenness. He was'released on bail at p. m. About 9 p. m. police reported, Favre was arrested on additional charges of driving while intoxi- cated and leaving the scene of an accident after his car alleged- ly ran off the F. E. Everett Turn- pike and into guardrails near Spit Brook Road. JUSHDA-8 OSLT FiOTOBT AUTHORIZED DEALER SKI-DOO Ski-Doo Suits It Boots Trailers Sleds Accessories It Parts Nashua Auto Co. Outdoor Recreation Center 282 Main Street, Nashua, N. H. RICH'S Camera Department Turnpike Plaia Craig "I" Control CASSETTE RECORDER with any Cassette Tape only J49.88   

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