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Nashua Telegraph (Newspaper) - April 10, 1969, Nashua, New Hampshire Today's Chuckle Golf ti a tame In which the ball lies poorly and the player well. Nashua STeleqraph ...Ifff Tht Tttofroph't lOOtfe Ytor As A Dolly Ntwspopw... C, J 1 Weather Showers Ending Tonight Cloudy, Colder Fridoy FULL RIPORT ON PAGI TWO VOL. 101 NO. 35 ElUUUwd it i Weekly Octobtr M, ISM Incorporated u i DiUjr Much 1, UN NASHUA, NEW HAMPSHIRE, THURSDAY, APRIL leeondOiM PMUW Paid At Nuhui, N. H. 24 PAGES TEN COfTt Cong Hits U. S. By RODNEY ANGOVE PARIS (AP) A rep- resentative of, the Viet Cong accused the United States today of spreading rumors about private Viet- nam peace talks in an ef- fort to calm antiwar senti- ment at home. 'Perfidious Than Buu Kiem, spokesman for the Viet Cong's National Lib- eration Front, told the 12th full- session of the Vietnam peace talks, that the reports of private meetings were part of a "perfidious maneuver" to make the public believe the Nixon ad- ministration has a program for a peaceful settlement. The United States continued to hammer at the presence of North Vietnamese forces in the South and to seek discussions on a mutual withdrawal of forces. Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge insisted that the withdrawal of the North Vietnamese "military and subversive forces" was one of the crucial issues to be dealt with. Kiem did not specifically deny that private contacts are taking place in Paris and elsewhere. But his continued attack on se- cret talks dimmed the likelihood ,of any such discussions least as far as the Viet Cong is concerned. Lodge told the North Viet- namese that their demand for the unilateral withdrawal of U.S. forces "is not realistic." He presented detailed evidence to back his contention that North Vietnamese .forces were in the South in substantial num- bers. He cited specifically the 95th and 101st regiments of the North Vietnamese army. "For our he said, "we have made clear our willingness to begin the withdrawal of U.S. and allied forces simultaneously with the withdrawal of North Vietnamese forces." It was the third straight week that the United States hit it' the North Vietnamese presence in the South and in neighboring Laos and Cambodia. Lodge not- ed this and said for a lasting settlement North Vietnam must be willing "to respect the terri- torial integrity of its neighbors and to respect international frontiers and demarcation lines." "That is he added, "that the United States has called for the restoration of the demilitarized zone. That is why the United States has called upon North Vietnam to respect the 1961 Geneva agreements on Laos and the territorial integri- ty of Cambodia. Peterson Picks Area Residents For Task Force Lined Up, Wetting a Line Spring brings on many pastimes discarded for the winter. While some youngsters strike off for the baseball diamond, others like these young angling addicts head for the nearest brook or pond. Pulling a couple of fish out of Grigas' Pond off the Main Dunstable Road are, from rear: Ronald Roy, Daniel Kimelman, Robin Sirois, Mark Christian and Robert Roy. 30 Injured, 200 Arrested In Harvard Student Clash By LARRY ELDRIDGE AND DAVID NYHAN CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) More than 400. club-swinging po- licemen swept 200 protesters out of Harvard's revered University Hall today in a bloody clash that till 3D persons hurt and about 200 under arrest. The h e 1 m e t e d officers stormed through a mass of stu- dents to get inside the hall which had been seized Wednes- day by youths protesting the Harvard Reserve Officer Train- ing Corps (ROTC) program. .Historic Harvard Yard was alive with turmoil. Whistles, yells, jeers and curses reverber- ated through the area as police, in tight formations, swept back and forth in skirmish platoons. Bottles and other objects were hurled at the police, some from neighboring .buildings. Many of those arrested were carried bodily from the hall and thrown into police wagons. Most of the police withdrew within an hour after the rush on the hall. As the officers pulled back, more than young people surged through the Yard to the steps of Memorial Church, where they shouted "Seig Reds Clamp Down On Czech Newsmen By ALVBM SHUSTER Miw Yerk Tlmei Nwn IvnUt PRAGUE Communist Party proceedings are expected to begin today against progressive writers and editors who face either repri- mand or expulsion from the par- These art the first such hear- ings to be held here aince Alex- ander Dubcek, the party chief, came to power 15 months ago to begin the Czech liberalization movement. The liberalism later fell victim to the Soviet-led inva- sion of Czechoslovakia last Au- gust and the subsequent return to conservative communism. At least a dozen journalists understood to hive been told to come before the party's control commission, presided over by Mi- las Jakes, its 48-year-old man and no favorite of progres- live forces. The hearings are expected to be concluded before the meeting of the Central Committee on April 17. The committee will then act on.the control Commission's rec- ommendations for reprimands or expulsions. Informed sources said the names of those summoned include Alois Svoboda, chief editor of Politika, the suspended weekly of the party; Miroslav Jelinek, the chief editor of Mlada Fronta, the youth newspaper; Ladislav Velen- sky, the chief editor of Prace, Die trade union newspaper; Milan Jungman, the chief editor of Lis- ty, a cultural and political week- ly; Ludvik Vaculik, an editor of Listy, and Michal Lakatos, an editor of Zitrek, another weekly which suspended publication aft- er the government announced res- toration last week of pre-publica- tion censorship. It is generally assumed among editors here that reprimand or ouster from the party would mean removal of the chief edi- tors from their posts. They may, howeyer, be permitted to take lesser jobs on their publications. "On strike, shut it and "Pusey must go." The last was a reference to Dr. Natham M. Pusey, Har- vard's president. The number of those inside University Hall had dwindled to about 100 during the early morning hours, but one student leader said the figure swelled to between 150 and 200 with word that the police were arriving. Editor Injured Colin Leinster, education edi- tor for Life magazine, was among those injured. Leinster said .he "was clubbed from be- hind by state police" as he stood taking notes on the steps of University Hall. "I spent two years in our Saigon bureau and never got a he said. "I've just been back here a month." Another.of those injured was David Geddes, a Harvard fresh- man. "I was standing on the top row of steps when the police came in from the Geddes said. "They started piling in and came over iho edge of the steps with those big baseball bat sticks. One of them clubbed me on the head and I fell down the stairs, getting clubbed all the time." The police piled into the Yard smoothly, and within minutes formed a large rectangle in Tercentenary Theatre, that por- tion of the yard traditionally used for graduation ceremonies. They advanced on the hall quickly, driving up the steps and inside in a matter of sec- onds. Later, after the bulk of the po- lice force withdrew, a fight broke out between several dozen students and about 30 Cam- bridge policemen. The students broke ranks and ran as the police, standing back-to- back in a tight circle, began lashing out with their clubs. One student was left facp-dswr1. in the grass. The takeover of the hall was led by the Students for a Demo- cratic Society They carried one dean out bodily, and ejected several oth- ers including Dean of the Facul- ty Franklin L. Ford. Six Demands The demonstrators issued a list of six demands, .including the one for abolition of Har- vard's HOTC program. Some of the others were tied to the ROTC demand, while the rest called for a reduction of rents for Harvard-owned build- ings and abandonment of what the students described as a plan to tear down houses and apart- ments for a medical school ex- pansion and construction of the John F. Kennedy Memorial Li- brary. Pusey said in a statement that he could not take the demands seriously. "How can one respond to alle- gations which have no basis in the university president asked. Pusey than gave the demon- strators an up their occupation or face arrest. The police moved into action at 5 a.m., 12 hours after the ulti- matum deadline. After Wednesday's University Hall seizure, about stu- dents gathered outside the hall. Many jeered those inside, and some carried signs reading "SDS does not represent Har- vard" and "SDS must go." CONCORD, N. H. (AP) Walter Peterson to- day released the list of his appointments to the execu- tive committee of his citi- cens task force. The task force, consid- ered by Peterson the cor- nerstone of his Republican administration, will look into the effectiveness of state government, and then make 5 report to the legis- lature by Nov. 1. Sanders Is Chairman The group, besides Chairman Royden Sanders Jr., a Nashua industrialist, includes: Former Republican Gov. Sherman Adams, of Lincoln, as- sistant to the late President Ei- senhower. Thomas Breslin, of Con- cord, a New England official of United Steelworkers of America, AFL-CIO. Former Olymic ski cham- pion Thomas Corcoran of Wa- terville Valley. He is president of the Waterville Valley Ski Area and selectman of the town. H. Raymond Danforth, of Henniker, president of New Eng- land College and former super- intendent of schools in Nashua, Concord and Epping. Mrs. Margaret Flyna, of Nashua, a lawyer, wife of As- sociate Justice Charles Flynn of the Superior Court. Mrs. Flynn Is active In education In Nash- ua, Robert Hill, of Canterbury, president of the New Hampshire Savings Bank in Concord and the National Association of Mu- tual Savings Banks. THe Rt. Rey. Patrick Ken- neally, of Manchester, pastor of St. Anne's Roman Catholic Church. Msgr. Kenneally is the former head of the Advisory Commission of the state Health and Welfare Department. MAX I. SILBER -r House Majority Leader Harlan Logan, of Plainfield, former editor-in-chief of Look Magazine' and editor and pub- lisher of Scribners Magazine. He also has held high executive posts with Corning Glass and General Foods. Joseph Millimet, of Man- chester, an attorney and former Democratic National Commit- teeman. He was former Gov. John W. King's legislative coun- sel. William Rotch, of Milford, editor and publisher of The Mil- ford Cabinet. Max SUber, of Nashua, .a MARGARET Q. FLYNN businessman and national 807 Scout leader. The governor said, "each member of the executive com- mittee represents a vital seg- ment of our state's life." He added: "Their back- grounds are diverse. But they share two powerful convictions: First that New Hampshire must continue to provide She whole- some, stimulating and reward- ing life we have enjoyed. And, second, that private citizens should contribute their time and talents to the search for thi best routes to a prosperous fu- ture for our state." Job Corps Faces Major Overhaul By EDWARD C. BURKS Ntw York Ntwi llrvlu women, but these, with one ex- ception, are not within cities but WASHINGTON In a_. major to former'military camps. Hie sources indicate that six of Consultants Deny Allegation Londonderry Land Undersold .TONIGHT IN THE TELEGRAPH Abby 151 Obituaries Biossat SI Pearson Classifieds 20. 21, 22, 23 Reston Sports I 4 18, 19. Comics Crossword Editorial Financial Hal Boyle 3 Dr. Thosteson 20 Lawrence 4 Weather 2 Nashua Scene 4! Wicker 5 20 Suburban News 17 4 Television- 19 8 Theaters 19 THE FOLLOWING STORES WILL BE OPEN THURSDAY -FRIDAY 'TIL 9 P.M. BERGERON'S CARTER'S MEN'S SHOP ENTERPRISE DEFT. STORE ISIDORE'S HAIR STYLING JORDAN'S LUGGAGE SHOP LYNCH1! MEN'S t BOYS' STORE MILLER'S SEARS ROEBUCK KHh CENTURY High St. Hit PIZZA by Charles Famous thru out New England 147 W. PEARL ST. Finest in Pizzas Grinders (all varieties) Regular 90c PLAIN PIZZA TUESDAY ONLY Telephone 889-4542 Open II AM to 2 AM Men. thru Sat. Sundays 3 PM to LONDONDERRY Allegations that 23.7 acres of town land at Grenier Field have been undersold by the Londonderry Housing and Redevelopment Authority have been denied by Gardner Mills and Russell Milliard of Billiard-Mills Associates, project managers and consultants to the authority. The allegation was made by Londonderry Selectmen Albert Johnson and Charles DeCato, when the authority approved sale of the land to Gerald Q. Nash, Samuel A. Tamposi, Nashua de- velopers, and John Pearson of Merrimack. Purchase price was set at 000 or approximately per acre. Mills pointed out that such an authority is established by state law as a non-profit agency and it cannot speculate with any of its holdings 'and cannot sell to specu- lators. Johnson, chairman of the se- lectmen, said he did not know of any place where industrial land sells as low as He said there are standing of- fers of an acre for the land at Grenier Field which the LHRA has declined. If the town had held on to the land, he added, it might have re- ceived as much as an acre. Part of Parcel The land is part of a 275-acre parcel and 100 buildings at Gren- ier Field acquired by the LHRA from the federal government in 1968 for "The purpose of the LHRA, as voted by the people of London- derry and as outlined by law, is to return to the tax rolls property which has been lost to the town for nearly 30 years, to encourage industry for a firmer tax base. and to provide Mills said. He said the law further states than an authority must sell at a price reflecting the actual value of the land but low enough so that the purchaser can afford to de- velop it. According to Billiard and Mills, the recently sold land is marginal in value. It is roughly triangular in shape, resembling an irregular wedge of pie. The short side of the triangle is bounded by the clear, zone to the Manchester Airport, that is by the cleared section of land along Harvey Road which is immedi- ately south of the runway. The bounds of the property are ap- proximately along the line of trees beyond the cut-over section. One of the long sides is bound- ed by the Perimeter Road, but between it and the road lies Little Cohas Brook. This is but a few feet wide in places, but in other places stretches wider. Mills said that in order to gain access to the property, a bridge must be built across this brook. The terrain is rough and full of deep gullies, he said, and it has no road, water, sewer or electric power. Standing (Her Askedrif the LHRA had a stand- ing offer of per acre for land within the complex, Mills said the authority had such an offer for one of the best loca- tions it owns. The person who made the of- fer, he said, was asked to submit a plot plan and a down payment but has not returned. Asked why the names of the buyers of the 23.7 acres were not LONDONDERRY Page I shift in the Job Corps program for training poor youths, the Ad- ministration will move much of the training directly to the ghet- tos. Congressional sources reporting this added that the controversial training program for drppouts and "hard core risks would be drastically altered in three ways: the existing 106 residential and camptype training centers, 65 will be shut by July 1. the creation of 20 or 30 new "in-city" and "near-city" centers, the overall job corps budget for the fiscal year start- ing July 1 will be cut by million, or more than one-third. residential concept, high- ly praised by Congressional advo- cates as a means of removing youths from a bad slum environ- ment, would be missing in some or most of the proposed in-city centers. There are now 82 rural conser- vation camps. The General Ac- counting Office, an arm of Con- gress, criticized many of these ramps in a recent report, assert- ing that they failed to provide training needed to compete in the urban labor market. Congres- sional sources indicate that the administration will close 57 of these camps. There are also 24 so-called "ur- ban centers" for training men and Using the Harvard Accent BILLS ARE A PAIN LET A. B. 0. HELP IOTJ GET OUT OP DEBT BY CONSOL1BATJNG TOTJR BILLS PAST DUE OB NOT. YOU OAN AVOID LEGAL AC- TIONS DUNS LETTERS AND THREATENING PHONE NOT A LOAN NO SEOUSITT NO CO-SIONEES rorj OWE PAY AS tow 11.000 WEEKLY CALL OB WRITE TODAY For Peact ol Mind .Tomorrow UT1 Elm StHuicheiUr 669-5161 Boom 101 92 Main It 8B3.17.17 ANCHOR BUDGET CONSULTANTS or Offlci Appointment! Harvard students yell to classmates at a rally in the Yard at the University in action during protest of the Reserve Officers Training Corps program and the Vietnam war in general. Students seized the Administration Building to back demands. While part of a crowd of on-lookers watched, these students called for a vote at a rally to support a plan to abolish ROTC. (AP Wirephoto) the women's centers and two of the men's centers would be shut. The G. A. 0. report suggested that the overall Job Corps effort was far too expensive for the gains achieved. Secretary of Labor George P. Shultz is expected to outline tht administration's plan for the re- shaped Job Corps on Friday. For weeks the only information on the future of the Job Corps has come through "leaks" and from congressmen with pipelines to the Labor Department Water Problem Forces Alvirne To Halt Classes HUDSON Students attending Alvirne High School enjoyed an unexpected day off today because of water difficulties. Principal Chester J. Steckevici laid that the pump went off and lowered the water level in the reservoir. As a result, he said, there was not enough pressure to supply water for all the facili- ties at Alvirne. He said that Alvirne should be in session tomorrow. Steckevics noted that he expected the stu- dents would have to make up the day before the end of the school year. There are approximately students at Alvime. Mayor Pay Raise Measure Will Be Aired Monday A bill to increase the salary from to and to allow him an expense account, of will be scrutinized at a public hearing Monday night The hearing, which will be con- ducted by Rep. Roland H. Plante chairman of the Nashua delegation to the legislature, will be held at in the Crty Halt The bill's sponsor is Alderman- it-Large and Rep. Maurice L. Bouchard. LaPlante Mid the bill he planned to sponsor with several other legislators to raise the mayor's salary has been withdrawn. KUHLS MARINE PRODUCTS Availoble at Nashua Wallpaper Co. 121 W. Pearl St. 882-9491 ppei Thurn. to. Nighti 'Til Get out of the rut. Get FREE CHECKING at Nashua Trust. Groovy. MEMBbR FDIC OFFICE CLOSED April 11 ond 12 AL RAUDONIS Income Taxes PREPARED FEDERAL AND STATE ky tppointniit TEL. 883-3912 ;