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   Nashua Telegraph (Newspaper) - November 14, 1969, Nashua, New Hampshire                               Today's Chuckle Sticker on foreign sports tut: "Help out tall Ntw llaqiiMn'd Ntwipoptr I raph Weather Rain Ending Tonight Snow.Likely Saturday VOL 101 NO. 211 Continuing tin New Hampshire Establisiied October NASHUA, NEW HAMPSHIRE, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 14, mi Seeoad Oast Poetafe Ml 24 PAGES Me. TEN CENTS They're Off On Return To Moon tV March Agamit Dtatk (Nor. Morch (Nov. 15) Nashuans To March; Groups Back Nixon By MARSHA CLEMENT About 80 Nashuans were to board buses-this evening to travel to Washington D.C. to participate In the second of a series of na- tional anti-war protests. Mean- while, the Nashua Elks Lodge, V.F.W, and Amencul Legion post are urging to fly flags this weekend to show their support of President Nixon's Viet- nam policy. The moratorium supporters, who call themselves both the Nashua Washington March Com- mittee and the Nashua Pax (Peace) Committee, chartered two express buses from the Pel- ham Transport Co., at a cost of per person, round trip. estimated 80 men, women and children will embark on the 10-12 hour top'at 9 pm. in front of City Hall The City Hall plaza will also be the site of a mora- torium memorial demonstration at 130 p m tomorrow afternoon Ells Support The local lodge of Elks, in its first venture into politics, voted unanimously to endorse a letter and telegram of support sent to President Nixon by Prank Hise, the grand exalted ruler of the Elks The local lodge also took out a newspaper ad to which local residents were asked to sign their names and send to the local lodge for forwarding to the White House; The telegram sent to the Pres- ident says in part: "Please know that the mil- lion members of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of 'Death Marchers' Lead Off Protest By JOSEPH E. MOHBAT WASHINGTON (AP) -The muffled drums stuttered their funeral cadence, the bobbing candles flickered in the chill breeze, and the solemn "March against Death" filed before the White House son, Timothy a middle-aged man with tears, on his cheeks called out as he strode past the gate of the exec- utive-mansion, his slain son's name flapping against his coat. The night grew colder Thurs- day and it rained but still it came, the long, procession- widely gapped by-its own obedi- to traffic candles and: the names'of Viet- nam War dead, Vietnamese vil- lages ruined. Donald G. Clark, Victor Tom- czyk. Jerry S. Baker. My Due. Ends Quietly The first day of the second moratorium of the peace move- ment seeking an immediate end to the Vietnam War ended quiet- ly. Hie second day, prelude to what could be the biggest peace demonstration in the nation's annals, began the same way as the march continued through the night. The inarch, which began at dark in a tangle of commuter traffic, was all that was happen- ing. There were no incidents. The marchers said they would continue until dawn Saturday, until the name of every G.I. slain in-the long war had been called to the President's house, then dropped in coffins at the foot of the Capitol grounds. William P. Young. Hiep Hoa. Cleophis Harrison. There was no had one beW the White House, .where Richard Nixon spent the night, before flying today to Gape Kennedy, Fla to witness the beginning of trip to the moon. During the day, the President, 'had made a virtually unprece- dented second visit to the House and the Senate, where he thanked the Congress for its support of his course in Viet- nam. While the Army remained on alert for trouble in Saturday's mass to quarter troops in, the for- tress-like Department of-Justice for the 'first time since World War "March Against Death" encountered a minimum of visible security precautions. NASHUA MALL apologizes for the great traffic jam caused by our Veteran's Day bargains! Shop us today always a comfortable 72 degrees at the Nashua Mall the United States of America ad- mire and support your efforts to end the nation's involvement in Vietnam "As loyal the tele- gram continued, "we concede tht right to lawful and orderly dis- but, we .have faith that tht best way to accomplish the wor- thy purpose you seek to is by solidly backing and having faith in our chosen Commander. in-Chief. May the good Lord bless your efforts." Adult Protesters James M Moher, the 23 year- old Lake Street resident who has been making transportation ar- rangements for the tap to Wash- ington, said mat most members of the group are over 21. "This is not a collegiate pro- test Jie added, noting that about 50 per cent of the women, who comprise one-fourth of the group, are wives and mothers. The male majority, he said, includes a number of older husbands and fathers, all of whom are veterans. Moher estimated that about 1H per cent of the young single men are veterans, some of the Viet- nam War. Moher, a peace-time veteran, and his wife, will be among the group. The group, which has worked in conjunction with the N. H. Moratorium Committee, is sched- uled to arrive in Washington be- tween 7-9 tomorow morning. The Nashuans expect to board the buses for tile return trip be- tween 6-9 p. m. Local Veterans of Foreign Wars commander Joseph Gault urges Nashuans to join in making Sunday "a national day of prayer asking for peace, the safety of our servicemen in Vietnam and national unity and guidance for the United States in this time of crisis." Gault says he hopes that all residents of Nashua will partici- pate in this "call to and that the clergy will set aside Sunday for special prayers in all of Nashua churches. He said this particular date for a national day of prayer was chosen because it is the first Sun- day after Veterans Day, arid con- cludes the week-long V. F. W. sponsored "Operation Speak calling for unity and public sup- D.C. MARCH Page) CAPE KENNEDY, Fla. (AP) America's Apollo 12 astronauts rode a Saturn 5 rocket into earth orbit through a thunderstorm today, successfully com- pleting the first step in man's second moon-landing expedition. Starts On Time The world's most powerful rocket thundered away at 11 22 am (EST) to start Charles "Pete" Conrad Jr, Richard F. Gordon Jr and Alan L Bean toward a hoped-for pinpoint landing in the Ocean of Storms to begin the first detailed ex- ploration of the moon. The weather conditions were the worst for any American space launching The storm moved into the area about an hour before the liftoff and for'a while threatened to delay the launch But officials decided the con- ditions were satisfactory and gave the go ahead Conrad agreed with the deci- sion, saying, "Sounds good to me." President and Mrs. Nixon were among the thousands of spectators watching the launch- ing in the ram. They had only brief glimpse of the rocket before it was enveloped in clouds seconds after launch. The roar of the rockets fight- ing for altitude shook the ground as the spacecraft raced out over the Atlantic Ocean. To reach the moon, Apollo 12 first must orbit the earth times in 2% hours while the spacemen make certain their spaceship systems are function- ing Several seconds after the spacecraft cleared the launch pad, mission controllers report- ed a sudden drop out in data and Conrad later said, "I don't know what happened. I'm not sure we didn't get hit by light- jaing." Observers noted two lightning bolts just-after the launching.' 'i The signals returned quickly Even though Apollo 11, man'i first moon landing in July, was successful, space agency offi- cials emphasized that flying to the moon is not easy and that danger lies all along the translu- nar trail. Goal Outlined Apollo 12's goal is to make a pinpoint landing in the moon's NASHUA'S ONLY FAOTOBT AUTHORIZED DEALEE SKI-DOO Ski-Doo Suits Boots Trailers Sleds Accessories Parts Nashua Auto Co. Outdoor Recreation Center 282 Main Street, Nashua, 5% DAILY INTEREST COMPOUNDED QUARTERLY OK 90 DAY NOTICE ACCOUNTS AT NASHUA TRUST COMPANY '70 Chevroiets CARS i TRUCKS Daily Rentals as low as r day Call Teri 888-1121 MacMulldn Chevrolet Apollo 12 astronauts, left to right, Charles Conrad Richard F. Gordon, command module pilot, and Alan L. Bean, lunar module pilot, pause Aiming at the Moon in front of'their 363-foot-Wgh Saturn V space vehicle at Cape Kennedy- (AP Wirephoto) Astros' Goals Linked To Future Missions By PAUL RECER SPACE CENTER, Houston (AP) Apollo 11 brokrthe ice. vital to future lunar exploration. Apollo'12'5 major goals are- mort lunar rocks APOLLO 12 Page 2 _ 11 in Jnly proved that man can land on the moon and return safely. Apollo .11J starts systematic exploration and layi the foundation for bolder explo- ration to follow. Nearly every waking minute of the Apollo 12 crew's time on and around the moon is devoted to enhancing the scientific ex- ploration The accuracy of the landing, the amount and quality of work done on the surface, and the scientific value of the moon samples collected, all are up equipment for long- term testing. a pinpoint landing. future landing sites The prime objective is to gather carefully chosen moon rocks and return them to earln for analysis. Rocks were brought to earth by Apollo 11, but this was a bo- nus to the prime objectives of landing and returning. The sam- ples were gathered, at random because of the press of time. Choose Carefully On Apollo i astronauts Charles -Conrad Jr. and Alaif L. Bean will select racks with critical eyes of gourmets choos- ing steaks. Dozens of rocks -sill be photographed from all sides before they are picked up, each to be carefully described and packaged. The spacemen also will do a more thorough evaluation of man's ability to work on the moon. They'11-walk farther, stay outside the landing craft longer and do more tasks. Science con- G0ALS LINKED Page I Public Urged rfo Pressure Industry Agnew Blasts TV's News Reporting DBS MOINES, Iowa (AP) Vice President Spiro T. Agnew, asserting that public opinion is being molded by selective or biased news telecasts, says the- time may have come for the networks to be "made more re- sponsive to the views of the na- tion." In a speech to a Midwest re- gional Republican committee, the vice president declared Thursday night that power over television news is concentrated "in the hands of a tiny and closed fraternity of men." Agriew emphasized he was hot suggesting any kind .of govern- ment censorship. And he said the networks have made impor- tant contributions to national knowledge. He added they often have used their power construc- tively arid creatively to "awak- en the public conscience to criti- cal problems." Raises Doubts But he said an unfair news presentation could raise wide- spread doubts about the veraci- ty of a public official or the wis- dom of a government policy and urged televiewers to "let the networks know that they want their news straight and objec- tive." Agnew was immediately chal- lenged by some network and other TV spokesmen who charged him with an attempt to SPIRO T. AGNEW coerce television industry into morefavorable treatment of .the federal government Dr Frank Stanton, president of CBS-which along with the other major networks carried the speech it an "unpretedented attempt by the Vice President of the United States to intimidate a news me- dium which depends for its ex- TONIGHT IN THE TELEGRAM istence upon government li- censes." Julian Goodman, president of NBC, said it was "an appeal to prejudice" in which Agnew "uses the influence of his high office to criticize the way gov- ernment-licensed news medium covers the activities of'govern- ment itself." Leonard H. Goldenson, presi- dent of ABC, said he felt that "the performance, of ABC news has always been and will contin- ue to be fair and objective'' He expressed confidence in "the ul- timate judgment of the Ameri- can public." A spokesman for the Mutual Radio network "heartily en- dorsed" the speech as a "call for balance, responsi- bility and accuracy in news presentation." Networks and affiliated sta- tions reported many telephone calls m response to Agnew's suggestion of public protest against TV news handling. The count of caller views ranged from 231 in favor of Agnew and two against him at WBAP-TV; the NBC affiliate in Ft. Worth, Tex, to 614 favorable and against; at NBC in New York. Agnew told his Republican audience an example of the kind of TV news handling he had in mind was the networks' com- ment immediately after Presi- dent Nixon's Vietnam speech Nov. 3 The Vice President said it was "obvious" that commentators had their minds made up in ad- vance. In his speech Agnew said, "Every American has a right to disagree with the President. of AGNEW Page I Craig Says He Will Resign As Democratic Party Head FUEL OIL SAVE MORE With LORDEN OIL CO, INC. SERVING NASHUA AND SDBBODNDUJO TOWNS FOREST RIDGE Amhertt St. I OLA -T- Nashua, N.H. New ranting I, 2 i 3 Btdroom Apartments with conditioning end carpeting from monthly Agent on prtpjm Call 113-7762 OPEN DAILY and WEEKDAYS NOON TO SEVEN, CLOSED THURSDAYS LOCATED DEE? AMID TREES.ON Route 101-A at Tumplfco fait 7W Abby U Anderson 4 Classifieds 21, 22, 23. Comics 20 Cromley 13 Crossword 19 Editorial 4 Financial Horoscope Scene 4 Obituaries 2 Reston 1J Sports U. 17 Suburban Taylor 4 Television 17 Theaters It Dr. Thosteson Weather 1 MANCHESTER, N H (AP) William Craig, state Democrat- ic chairman, announced today that he plans to resign from the post The 42-year-old attorney and state legislator, who has-been chairman for two years, said his law practice has been keeping him from devoting the proper amount of time to the paity post. He said he wanted to feel "free to vote on any question (in the legislature) according to what is best for the people who elected" him without concern that his vote might "conflict with the feelings of certain members of the state commit- tee" Craig said his resignation is effective Nov. 23, or when a suc- cessor is whichever is sooner Upon hearing of Craig's an- nouncement, former U.S Rep. Oliva Huot'snid he would like the post and told a Manchester radio station that he could act to unify the party. 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