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   Nashua Telegraph (Newspaper) - October 21, 1969, Nashua, New Hampshire                                Scoff Defends Dissent Agnew Rebuked For 'Name Calling' HUGH SCOTT By WALTER R. MEARS WASHINGTON (AP) Sen- ale Republican Leader Hugh Scot I, rebuking Vice President Spiro T. Agnew without naming him, has called for tolerance and an end to "name calling and accusation" in (he debate over Vietnam. Scott, in his most evident dis- agreement with the White House since his election as the GOP's Senate leader a month ago, said "the administration must accept the sincere Intent of this debate and ol demonstra- tions" as a phenomenon of free- dom snd a product of anguish over the war. The Pennsylvania senator said such protests "will not be stifled or talked down." Hears Opponents In New York, Secretary of Stale William P. Rogers said the administration has "listened with respect" to opponents of the war. "Our President Is striving for peace in wayi that only the man in that office Rogers said at the Council of Churches an- nual "Family of Man" awards dinner. While there were some "un- pleasant aspects" of last Wednesday's demonstrations, Rogers said, "on (he whole, it seemed (o me that a great many of the demonstrators wished principally to register dramatic but dignified expres- sion of their deep concern for peace in Vietnam. And we lis- tened to these voices with re- we, too, have a dee? concern for peace in Viet- nam." And the Republican national chairman, declaring flatly that President Nixon is "bringing our involvement in Vietnam to an accused administra- tion critics of playing politics over policy. Rep. Rogers C. B. Morton of Maryland dismissed Nixon crit- ics as "sound officers." Scott's written statement, vol- unteered 5ate Monday, did not mention Agnew. But a source close to the GOP leader made clear the statement wai prompted by Agnew's Sunday attack on the war protest move- ment. Agnew, tn New Orleans, said leaders of the protest movement REBUKED Page Today's Chuckle Show me a woman whose home is always ready for un- expected company, and I'll show you a woman who's too tired to entertain. Nashua SPBO T. AGNEW Weather Cloudy, Cool Tonight Showers Wednesday VOL 101 NO. 197 Continuing the New Hampshire Telegrsph Established October 20, 183J New Hampshire's Largest Evening Newspaper. NASHUA, NEW HAMPSHIRE, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 2I..I9W Second Class Postage Paid At Nashua. N.H. 28 PASES Priet TEN CENTS Boards Back Fluoridation For Nashua By CLAUDETTE DUKOCHER Fluoridation of the Nashua water system a proposal which will be up for voter approval on the Nov. 4 munic- ipal ballot has received the endorsement of the local Board of Health and the Nashua Dental Society. Endorses Plan In a statement today, Dr. Sid- ney Curelop, chairman of the Board of Health, said the three- man board unanimously agreed to endorse fluoridation at a meet- ing June 24. And meeting last night, the Nashua Dental Society, repre- senting about 33 area dentists, unanimously went on record as favoring fluoridation and urging its approval Nov. 4. Other membors'of the Board cf Health, aside from Dr. Curelop, include Dr. Roger R. Dionne and Roland G. Lebel, a former alder- man. Joining the board in favoring fluoridation was Phillip V. Hur- ley, director of the health depart; ment. _ "All the of the Board of Health Curelop said, "that a stand against Cuon- dation is untenable in the face of proven medical, dental and public health knowledge." Hurley commented that "as director of the city's health de- partment, I fed it is important for people to know that fluorida- lion of the city's water supply can reduce dental decay in children, by as much as 60 per cent. "Furthermore, it has been dem- he continued, "that the cost of dental care for children in non-fluoridated communities is more than double the cost of dental care for children in fluori- dated communities." Congress Urged In a resolution approved by the American DerM Association, Hur- ley pointed out, Congress was urged to consider the establish- ment of priorities favoring stale and local communities having supplies adjusted to the optimum fluoride level when authorizing federal funds for denial services in comprehensive health care pro- grams. This organization which repre- sents the country's dentists, Hur- ley added, has continuously sup- ported fluoridation since its 103rd annual meeting held in 1962. "The list of other medical, dental, health and scientific or- ganizations supporting controlled fluoridation within standardized limits through either addition or removal of fluorides according to the composition of local water supplies is both long and im- the health director said. "Nearly 30 years of experience has documented its effectiveness and failed to show cause for the fears expressed by opponents of the program." Dr. Arthur McGonagle, presl- of the Nasboa Dental Soci- ety, conducted last night's meet- ing which was attended by 29 dentists. He anounced the Ohio Legu- ture has approved a bill calling for all water systems serving or more persons to be fluoridated by Jan. 1, 19J1. The bill, he said, also requires that water systems serving from to persons must be fluoridated by Jan. 1, 1972. Ohio, he said, thus becomes the seventh state in the past five years to adopt fhxmdation legis- lation. Dr. Edward FisJcheffi spoke for five Nashua dentists who attend- ed the recent American D en t a I Association annual meeting in New York Cily. At the meeting, he said, the association urged Congress to consider the establishment of pri- orities favoring states and communities having fluoridated water systems when authorizing federal funds for dental sen-ices. 2 Gunmen RobMarket In Nashua Nashua police today are intensifying their' investigation of an armed robbery at Jean's Foodland on Amherst Street. 3 amount of cash was stolen, according to Chief Paul J. Tracy. He said the inspectors' division has launched a wide-scale investigation. Robbery Described Police said the hoMup occurred At about p.m., police.saH, "very quickly, in about twomm- utes. Some of the customers own t Morning Scen0 on "Traffic continues to roll on the ana lot's Falls 'Bridge spanning the-Jlerri- sioner, N.H. mack between Nashua and Hudson de- spite reports the crossing would be closed a second time. These reports have been denied by Hudson Selectman Stanley Al- fall for a few weeks while repairs were made, two men entered the store at 175 Amherst St. and walked up to clerk Louise Marchand, of RD 1, Broad Street Displaying a revolver which police described as "nickel- one of the men told Mrs. Marchand: "This is a holdup." The two men, about 23 and 35 years of age, then took all of the money from Mrs. Marchand's cash register. According to re- ports, the two. then went to the register and removed all of the cash there. Authorities .said the.two then ran for the one" of them say-. Ing'to the occupants of the'store: "Don't come oaTo? In the store at the time were several customers, another clerk, and manager Donald Albrecflt Truly Seeking to End 2 Leading Democrats War7 By TAD SZULC York Timei Ntwi Sirvici WASHINGTON Two leading Democratic critics of the United States involvement in Vietnam- Senate majority leader, Mite Mansfield and Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman, J. W. Fulbright expressed confidence last night that Presi- dent Nixon was truly seeking to end the war. Their remarks, coinciding Dinis Testifies on Seeking Autopsy in Kopechne Case By JAMES V. LAMB WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) Dist. Ally. Edmund Dinis look the witness stand today to contradict earlier testimony by an associate medical examiner who said Dinis had told him he did not think an autopsy on the body of Mary Jo Kopechne was necessary. Dinis said he had first sought an autopsy on July 20, one day after the young woman's body was recovered from Sen. Ed- ward M. Kennedy's automobile Due to the Death of my mother, Mrs. Desmarais DESMARAIS JEWELER 33 Factory Street WILL 8E CLOSED All DAY WEDNESDAY in a tidal pond ori Chappaquid- dick Island. By that time, Dinis said, Miss Kopechne's body already had been flown to Pennsylvania for burial in nearby LarksviUe. Dinis testified before Judge Bernard C. Brominski of Com- mon Pleas Court in the second day of a hearing on peti- tion to have the body of the 28- year-old secretary exhumed for an autopsy. He says an autopsy is vital to an inquest he has scheduled Mo her death. Dr. Donald R. Mills, associate medical examiner for Dukes County, Mass., testified Monday about a telephone conversation he had with Dinis "on Thurs- day, July 24 or thereabouts." Mills quoted Dinis as saying: "Mills, you're quite sure of FUEL OIL SAVE MORE With LORDEN OIL CO. INC. 465-2267 NASHUA TRUST has h a p p 11 y been paying daily interest on 5% Time Deposit accounts since 1967. MEMBLR IMX1.C. your diagnosis of death by "My answer was, 'I certainly Mills said. "Then Dinis said 1 don't think an autopsy is necessary, do and I answered "No, I Mills testified. Dinis today denied he had dis- cussed the advisability of an au- topsy with Mills. He said he only discussed whether or not the physician was satisfied with his findings. Joseph F. Flanagan, counsel for Mr. and Mrs. Joseph A. Ko- pechne of Berkeley Heights, N.J., who are opposed to the au- topsy, objected strenuously again and again as Dinis sought to give his reasons for pursuing the investigation into the girl's death and his need for an autop- sy- Armand Femandes Jr., as- sistant to Dicis, asked the Mas- sachusetts prosecutor whethsr he was satisfied with the inves- tigation conducted by the police. "I am not Dinis said loudly Just as Flanagan shouted an objection. CUSTOM PICTURE FRAMING by EXPERTS at reasonable prices S H Green Stamps Nashua Wallpaper Co. 129 W. Pearl St. 882-WS1 Moru thru Sat M Open Than, 'tfl I with the administration's latest top-level review of Vietnam pol- icy, seemed to suggest a, new tone of cautious optimism among senators who had been the most opposed to the war's escalation. Discount Reports At the same time, however, authoritative sources tended to discount the weekend flurry ot reports that Nixon may use his scheduled speech on Vietnam on Nov. 3 to make a dramatic ges- ture, such as announcing a uni- lateral cease-fire or a major withdrawal of U.S. combat troops from Southeast Asia. White House press secretary, Ronald L. Ziegler, commenting on the reports, said that "There be no official or authorized discussion about the President's Nov. 3 speech from the White House, the State Department or the Defense Department." An indication that Nixon plans to advance gradually in bring- ing an end to the hostilities, without being stampeded by the anti-war sentiment in the coun- try, was seen in Ziegler's re- mark that the President had outlined his approach in the past notably in his May 14 speech urging active negotia- tions with the Communists in Paris and that "he is follow- ing this course of action." While there were no actual signs that Nixon or any of his associates had taken the Demo- cratic leaders into the White House's trust in mapping the fa- lure strategy, considerable at- tention was given here to the new credit of confidence that Mansfield and particularly Ful- bright appeared to be granting (he President. Speaking to the Senate, the Montana Democrat said recog- nition should be given Nixon for de-escalating the war, and he ex- pressed the hope that the nation would support him in this course. This, he said, would en- J. W. FULBRIGHT courage the President to take additional steps toward a "re- sponsible settlement" of the war. Fulbright spoke ot Nixon's role in the-Vietnam conflict in the context of a discussion with newsmen on the U.S. Involve- men I in Laos following the first William Pombrio Fatally Stricken Wffliam C. Pombrio, 26 Loyell St, died suddenly this morning. He was stricken in (Sty Hall where he had reported to work as check list inspector for Ward 8, a posi- tion he had held for the past 30 years. 'He waj bom in Nashua, June 29, 1890, son of the late Francois and Rosalie (Monty) Pontbriand. He attended the local schools. He was a World War I Marine veter- an. He was employed by the J. F. McHwain Co. until his retire- ment 11 years ago. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Agnes L. (Sullivan) Pombrio, three nieces and one nephew. The Saffivan Brothers Funeral Hone is in charge of arrange- ments. MIKE MANSFIELD day of secret hearings on the even know a holdup was in prog- ress." Authorities said they "have no idea" about the amount of cash taken. A spokesman at the said employes were "still count- ing but that "we probably wouldn't release it anyway." Questioned about a car In the police garage marked with "don't touch" signs, police said the car was being readied for processing and fingerprinting. Capt Donald Boyer said tM car had' ;MaV Chester and ;wai found here, and that "police' were working on "possible connection" with robbery. The car is a-19M red Chevro- let, with the plates KY570. Nixon headed by Sen. Stuart Syming- ton, D-Mo. Fulbright remarked that where the U.S. Air Force and military combat advisers are cooperating with the Royal Laotian Army in fighting Communist Pathet Lao forces, "is closely tied to the war in Vietnam." He said "I believe the Presi- dent's own statement that he it trying to wind down the war in Vietnam and I assume that hil Nov. 3 speech will provide fur- ther evidence of his determina- tion to liquidate the war." "If that he said, Laotian thing Is not likely to develop." Fulbright said the current hearings on Laos and, pre- sumably, the Vietnam hearing! scheduled to open on Oct. 27 reveal "how lacking in Laotian situation before a spa- justification" are the U.S. poll cial Senate subcommittee cies in Southeast Asia. Hurricane Laurie Moves Sluggishly NEW ORLEANS, La. (AP) Gale force winds from 100-mile- an-hour Hurricane Laurie began whipping Louisiana's offshore waters near the mouth of the Mississippi River today. The powerful storm lost for- ward speed during the morning as it moved sluggishly through the Gulf of Mexico. The New Or- leans Weather Bureau said Lau- rie would have a slow and errat- ic movement today but that a drift toward the northeast was indicated. At 10 a.m. the New Orleans Weather Bureau located Laurie at about 250 miles south of New Orleans. The Weather Bureau's 10 a.m. advisory said Laurie was poking along at about five miles per hour with a predicted slow and erratic movement during the day. Thousands of residents along Louisiana's vulnerable coast fled inland for fear of being trapped in a danger zone. If Laurie, the eighth hurri- cane of the season, curved more to the northeast, she could move onto Mississippi's coast, devas- tated by Hurricane Camille two months ago, or even farther east to Alabama or Florida. TONIGHT IN THE TELEGRAPH Abby 8 Anderson Baker ClassiSeds 16. 17. 18, 19 NASHUA'S ONLT FAOTOET AUTHORIZED DEALER SKI-DOO Ski-Doo Suits Boot! Trailers Sleds Accessories 4 Parts Nashua Auto Co. Outdoor Recreation Center JSJMiia Stmt, N. H. RICH'S Camera Department Turnpike- Plaia Craig T Control CASSETTE RECORDER with any Cassette Tape only J49.88 yocr '69 Chevrolets CARS TRUCKS Daily Rentals as low as per day Coll Teri 888-1121 MacMulkln Chevrolet Comics Cromley Crossword Editorial Financial Horoscope IS Nashua Scene 4 Obituaries 2 Sports U. IJ Suburban Television Theaters Dr. Thosteson 9 Weather 19 IS 1! TAX PREPARATION Federal and FRED ACKLEY Public Accountant 883-3912   

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