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Nashua Telegraph (Newspaper) - August 7, 1969, Nashua, New Hampshire Today's Chuckle There's a four-letter word you don't hear any more: W-O-R-K. Nashua feleqraph ____________________ New Hampshire's Largest Evening Newspaper C, J Weather Fair Tonight No Change Friday Full Report on Page Two VOL 101 NO. 134 Cootinuinj New Hampshire Telejrjph Established October X, 133 NASHUA. NEW HAMPSHIRE. THURSDAY, AUGUST 7, 194? Second Cliss Postage PiH At Nashua, N. H_ PASES Pfiet TEN CENTS Nashua's booming home-building projects are causing headaches for both the city and the homeowners. In top photo. Dean almost two, sits on a-manhole cover that reportedly was pulled up by a snow- plow and has not been repaired. His home is on Peach Drive, which is not Caught in the Middle yet paved. In bottom photo, Mrs. Harold Flynn, of 15 Tenby Drive, tries to fill in large hole in front of her caused by heavy rains on-an unpaved street: She said resi- dents have been trying to get'the city to accept the street for three years. (Telegraphotps-Harrigan) Easy Win Seen For Tax Bill By EDMOXD LeBRBIOX WASHINGTON (API Sponsors of a massive tax reform and relief bill pre- dicted it "will get votes like motherhood" as the House headed toward voting on the legislation. Some Criticism In debate members have criti- cized individual provisions, but there has been little indication o( votes against the over-all is not open to amendment except by the Ways Means Commiltee. "It will get voles like mother- Rep. Sam Gibbons. D- Fla., a Ways and Means mem- ber, told newsaen. "Who can vole against giving everybody at least a 5 per cent tax The vote to send the bill to the Senate was expected late today. A 265-145 procedural vote Wednesday killed any chance el opening up the bill to general amendments. This scuttled the plan cl some members to try to knock out a provision extending the income surtax at S per cent for the first sir months of U7J. The Ways and Means Com- mittee had two amendments considered certain ot adoption. One puts into effect its last-min- ute change in the bill to make lax rate reductions it says will insure a 5 per cent cut to all. The other changes the method of calculating depletion on oil shale. The effect is to encourage ultimate production of oil from shale, still in pilot stage. During Tuesday's delate, sev- eral members from oil produc- states, criticized the bill's] provision to cut the oil depletion allowance. But Rep. George Bush. R- Tex., who led otf Ibe discussion, said he is "over-all for the legis- lation." The fight over oil depletion is considered certain to be re- newed in the Senate. Busa said he thints in this area, "the committee went too far." Defenders ot the depletion al- lowance say it is needed to en- courage exploration for more petroleum reserves. Rep. George H. Mahon, 0- Tei.. said he is concerned that "some of the provisions ca oil may be damaging not only to the oil industry, but the general economy of the country." But Rep. Thomas P. O'Neill Jr., D-Mass., complaining "there is no real tax reform said "the changes in oil .depletion are a joke and nothing is done about drilling allow- ances." Nashua, Other Communities To Feel Impact of Tax Reform City Firemen Seek Written Contract Better relations between the firemen and the fire commission is given as one reason why Ns- sbui firemen are seeling a writ- ten work contract for the first time in the department's history. Dube, president of the Nashua Fire Fighters Local 783. said the contract would also let "the fellows know where they stand." He said the union seeks no pay increases nor new fringe benefits. "We are only trying to keep what we've now got___" he said. Although the department has been unionized for a number of years, negotiations with the fire commission have been reached on the bisis.of a gentleman's laius ge CONCORD, N. H. (AP) Executive Councilor Robert Whalen, Portsmouth, says he would welcome a court challenge of an order by Atty. Gen. George Pap- pagianis to county attor- neys, requiring that they explain their reasons for] declining to prosecute any felony charge. Whalen' he is come the challenge to have a contemplating the possibility of court ruling to dear up the con- questioning the. attorney .gener- agreement. Chief Albert L.-TID- guay. But, he said, the trend for writ- en contracts governing Cre de- partment personnel is becoming a widespread practice. Union officials announced they no were seeking a "working agree- nent" with the commission yes-; erday afternoon and staled that things" were going to de- velop soon. But they declined to on their comments. John H. Mclaughlin, fire com- nisskm chairman, said the union has presented its contract posal to the commission and it "us been taken under study. In view of the union's reticence to discuss the matter, McLaughlin said he'preferred not to discuss contract provisions. were reports, however, that the cwninisdon ii opposed to entering into a contract arrange- ment witlt (he union. al about the order when the Er! ecu live Council meets Tuesday. The attorney, general has said he would take the county attor- neys to court if they did not; comply with the directive and he. also said he go to court to enforce the order if the Council intervened. Whalen said he-would wel-1 troversy. Pappagianis says he is trying lo prevent abuse In the area of "nolle pross" cases. Several of the attorneys say the directive has resulted In a system that will not work. As Rockingham Ally. Glen Graper put it: "Jl creates a hardship for the county attor- neys, the courts and law en- forcement In general." Stratford County Atty. Casey Moher said it Is impossible to consult with the a Homey gen- eral in every case. He said sometimes decisions must be made on the spur of the mo- ment in the courtroom. Meanwhile, a survey shows that about one out of five Several firemen were reported to hara visited Mayor Dennis J. Sullivan for interpretations of the municipal job classification and pay plan., But Sullivan said he' told the Firemen they should take up these matters with the fire commis- sioners first PAFPAGIAMS Page 1 American Jet Planes Sought by Israel By HEDRICK SMITH York Times WASHINGTON'-Israel is re- ported to have approached-the Nixon administration with a re- quest for more than mil- lion worth of jet aircraft, in- cluding supersonic Phantom F4 jets, to maintain long-term air superiority over the Arab states Reliable informants reported that the Israeli ambassador in Washington, Titzak Rabin, had asked the United Stales to agree to sell Israel about 80 more Skyhawk fighter- bombers and about 25 more Phantom jets. Under previous deals, the U.S. Is-already selling Israel both types of aircraft. The Phantom Jets are estimated to cost million to (4 million and the Skytawks about Jl million, with the exact cost depending on the type of equipment included on both planes. The Informants said the re- quest: was-made last month, shortly before the renewal of the air war .between the United Arab Republic and Israel along Shepard Will Command Apollo 14 Moon Flight '69 Daily Rentals as low as r doy Coll Teri 888-1121 MacMulkin Chevrolet the Suez Canal It was also about this time that French President Georges -Pompidou indicated publicly :that France By PAUL RECER SPACE CENTER, Houston (AP) The first American in space and the man who has spent the most time there wiD command moon-landing flights in 1970, the space agency says! Navy Capt. James A. Lovell Jr., who has more space hours than any other astronaut, will command the. Apollo 13 flight to the for next March, the agency announced Wednesday. Navy Oapt. Alan B. Shepard Jr., of East Deny, N.H., who put America into space wilh a 15-minute night in and hasn't flown since, will com- mand the Apollo H moon land- ing scheduled for next July. Space rookies nil in.the bal- ance ol both crews. Navy U. Cmdr. Thomas P. Mattingly II, 33, and civilian Fred W. Haise Jr., 15, will fly with Lovell on Apollo 5J. THE FOLLOWING STORES WILL BE OPEN THURSDAY 'I FRIDAY 'TIL 9 P.M. BERGERON'S CARTER'S MEN'S SHOP ENTERPRISE STORE ISIDORE'S HAIR STYLING JORDAN'S LUGGAGE SHOP LYNCrTS MEN'S BOYS' STORE MILLER'S SEARS. ROEBUCK 20th CENTURY High St Mkt ALAN B. .SHEPARD With Shepard on Apollo U will be Air Force Capt. Stuart A. Roosa, 15, and Navy Cmdr. Ed- gar D. Mitchell, ii. The Apollo 1! crew had al- ready been named. All Navy, H is commanded by Capf. Charles Conrad and includes Richard L. Gordon and'AIan L. Bean. Apollo 11 Is scheduled for November. PIZZA Charles Famous thruout New England 'iff W. PEARL ST. Finest in Pizzas Grinders (an varieties) Regular 90c PLAIN PIZZA TUESDAY ONLY 8BM542 Dpen II A.M. fo 2 A.M. MOD. thru.Sat., 3 P.M. fo Mltfnlft would maintain its long-stand- ing embargo on delivering su- perjonic Mirage jets previously bought by Israel. The Nixon administration was reported to have given no re- sponse to the Israeli request but to have it under considera- tion. If past patterns are lowed, the request marks first step in a lengthy process of negotiations In which the Is- raeli figures may be revised be- fore the U.S. considers it has a final and formal request be- fore it. Detailed talks are ex- pected lo get underway this autumn, Informants said. Israeli officials are reported lo have renewed their earlier expressions of interest that the Phantoms be equipped with racks suitable for carrying atomic weapons. Previously, the U.S. has rejected such pleaj and insisted that Israel agree not to use American supplied Jetj to carry such weapons. Israel's position Is lhat she U not "an atomic power" and will not "be the first lo intro- duce" atomic weapons Into the Middle East. Birt most western specialists estimate that Israel can produce such weapons with- in three to six months. A ml nority say they believe or as- sume lhat Israel already pas sesses a few atomic weapons and has possibly mated some lo French-built MD620 medium- range missiles. During the Johnson ad minis (ration, the U.S. became the principal supplier of the Israeli air force since the Jane, IK? war. ISRAEL Page By CLAUDETTE DUROCHER Imbedded in the sweeping ax reform package being con- sidered in Congress is a provi- sion whicb has mayors and city treasurers, including Nashua's, distressed over their commu- lity's future survival in the long-term borrowing field. The provision would, under certain circumstances, subject income earned from stale and municipal bonds lo federal tax- ation. Hitherto, such income has been entirely tax-exempt, allow- ing municipalities and states to [loat bond issues at consider- ably lower interest rates than Ihose previiling for industrial long-term borrowing and for conventional loans and notes.. In recommending the change, :he House Ways and Mean's Commitlee said it was part of a proposal that would establish what has become known as a "minimum lax" on individuals with large amounts of income currently taxed lightly or not at all Tax Loophole What amounts to plugging a tax loophole for the federal gov- ernment, however, only appears: Senate Acts On Mclntyre Plan Today WASHINGTON (AP) The Senate loday was (o vote again whether to block deployment of the safeguard anti-missile sys 'era. It was to take up New Hamp- shire .Democrat Thomas Mcln- lyre's amendment to permit In- stallation of radar and comput- ers but net the missiles them- selves. Observers predict the propos- al, faces Ihe same defeat that greeted similar amendments Wednesday. to municipal officials as a status of municipi ttt boosting interest rates on bonds is allered. bonds and ultimately higher -0r and lobbying arm of the state's1 towns and cities, said the asso- ciation is opposed to the pro- posal and has recorded its ob- Da rid Mana. executive He urged the committee to notify the state's senators to op- pose the lax proposal. --------------jrf Louis C. Wy. man about opposing the (ax proposal. jections sional delegation. The tax package, he said, re- portedly does provide some form of credit plan for local governments lo offset the higher rales expected with the change. But Mann said not loo much is known at this time about the plan and Ihe association has taken the stand that it opposes appeared comitted lo support the lax plan while Wyman said he would advance the city's ob- jections to the plan. It is felt that approval of the plan is virtually assured in the House and local governments have been advised to gear their opposition campaigns to the Senate. The stated intention of the any tampering with the lax-l ui HIE exempt status of municipal andillCT2se and Mtlns Commit state bonds. la interest received by The change, he said, could cause grave financing problems in particular to the s t a t e's smaller communities. Speaking informally to the aldermanic finance committee about the tax imposition. City Treasurer Tax Collector Irving J. Gallant portrayed a gloomy future for local taxpayers if the individuals municipal from bonds holdings on rattled lha bond market last week. Interest rates soared and some bond offerings were with- drawn, pending calmer and clearer conditions. A'o Choice But some states and cities TAX REFORM t Narrow Victory for ABM, But .Deployment Uncertain By CARL P. LEUBSDORF WASHINGTON (AP) Two dramatic Senate votes have giv- en President a narrow victory for his Safeguard pro- one Republican op- ponent says he still doesn't think the missile defense system will be deployed. "I seriously doubt that Safe- guard will ever be Sen.' Clifford P. Case of New Jersey said after Wednesday's showdown voting. And Sen. John Sherman Coop- er, R-Ky., one of the leaders of the anti-Safeguard forces, said he doubts the Pentagon expects to be able to deploy Safeguard oon. Cooper (old reporters the Pen- tagon plans to spend 1120 mil- lion this year on advanced anti- ballistic re- search, beyond Safeguard, al- though the sum Is not mentioned in the report on the legislation currently before the Senate. The decisive ABM votes, after months of controversy and weeks of debate, came Wednes- day on two somewhat similar amendments aimed at barring deployment of the Safeguard system but continuing ABM re search. Neither would have eliminat- ed any of the million ear- marked for the ABM in the J20 billion military procurement au- thorization bill First Amendment The first, offered by Sen. Mar- garet Chase Smith, R-Maine, failed on a 50-50 tie. Vice Presi- dent Spiro T. Agoew cast a 51st but unnecessary negative vote. Mrs. Smith's proposal was to bar any further spending except for components such as radars and computers. Then the Senate voted 51-49 against the amendment by Sens. Cooper and Philip A. Hart, D- Mich., who have led the year- long fight against ABM. Their proposal would have limited the Safeguard program to research and development with no de- ployment or site acquisition. Sens. Clinton P. Anderson, D- N.M., and John J. Williams, R- Del., ended their silence on the ABM (o join the administration In opposing the amendments. A While House spokesman said after the voting that Presi- dent Nixon "is very pleased, ol course." But he said no state- ment would be issued. The Senate is the big test for Ihe ABM program, since Ihs House is considered lo have a substantial majority favoring Safeguard. Although Wednesday's voting was billed as the crucial test for ABM, another proposed compro- mise was scheduled for a today in the Senate. Sen. Thorn- is J. Mclniyre, D-N.H., spon- sored the amendment to deploy ABM computers and but not missiles. Both sides predicted the Me- fntyre amendment would fail by i considerable margin. Other ABM amendments possible, but none is expected. Would Renew Battle Cooper and Hart, who said hey would renew their ater this year on the appropriation! bill, conceded their chances would diminish after Wednesday's voles. "Today was the chief deci- Cooper said laler.' "I .hink we will have trouble from lere." Some ABM foes, meanwhile, expressed the hope that the de- bate would mark the start of a new, effort to scrutinize Ihe gov- ernment's military spending: "This new determination marks a victory for our system of government that may well remembered long after ABM debate is said Sen. Charles Percy, R-III. "1 believe lhat this is but the beginning of a continuing exer- cise of its constitutional respon- sibility by the Senate wilh re- spect to the arms com- mened Sen. Jacob K. Javils, R-N.Y., said. Before the voting, ABM pro- ABM Fllt j Kennedy Accident Inquest Due District Attorney Edmund Din5s tells newsmen in Boston that he planned to hold an inquest Into Sen. Coming soon to Nashua Trust MASTER CHARGE The Interbank Card Member F. D. I. C Edward Kennedy's July 18 auto ac- cident In which i voung woman died. (AP Wirephoto) TOO HOT! TOO WET! To Shop NOT AT THE ENCLOSED AIR-CONDITIONED NASHUA MALL Charge Accounts INVITED WE HONOR BANKAMERICARO Cr UN1CARD Nashua Wallpaper Co. 129 W. 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