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Nashua Telegraph (Newspaper) - August 27, 1969, Nashua, New Hampshire Today's Chuckle The problem nowadays is not to much how to live with- in your income, but how to live within your credit Nashua _______________________ New Hampshire's Largest Evening Newspaper... C, _ J 1 Weather Tonight, Fair, Cool Thursday, Warmer Full Report on Page Two VOL 101 NO. 152 CocGauinj the New Hampshire Telegraph Established October M, 18JJ Nashua Man Faces Court In Shooting By JOHN HARRIGAN Bertram! Gagnon. 28, of 22 Natick St. appeared in Nashua District Court this morning on a charge of attempted murder in connection with a shooting in Hudson Monday night. Judge Antoine A. Guertin set Sept. 4 for a probable cause hearing. The respondent was ordered held with- out bai! in the County jail in Manchester. NASHUA. NEW HAMPSHIRE, WEDNESDAY. AUGUST 27. 194? Agrees To Return' Gagnon voluntarily returned fa the custody of Hudson authorities when he had turned himself in to Boston officials after conferring with counsel He had been the object of a regional search in connection with the .shooting .of Ronald Si- inard, 36, of Melendy Road, Hud- and two leg wounds caused by a .S caliber pistol. He was shot at about 10 at night after a tit' pulled up In front of the house and its horn was blown. As he stepped out of the house, Smard was felled by a first shot, then was hit twice more as he lay on the ground. I What one source described as Mack car" then sped from who was wounded three the scene. Gagnon was subse- timcs outside a S5J4 Roosevelt St. quently sought as the driver of bouse ia Hudson. Smard was itifi listed in satis- factory condition today at Mem- orial Hospital, with a wrist wound a light beige-copper-cclorcd two- tone Cadillac. An area search for the vehicle and Gagnon had failed to reveal their wtiereabouts. State to Expand 2 -.Liquor-.Stores CONCORD AP .-Plans lo ex- pand state-liquor stores in Nash- ua' and Salem are well under- way, the N. H. Liquor Commis- sion said today. An item before Gov.' Walter P e t e f s o'n and the Executive Council at their meeting tomor- row "asks that they hire Arthur Fah> pi Center Harbor to design additions at a ixceed J7.500. cost mil station at the Cannon Moun- tain "tram" for a fee not to ex- ceed la other projects, the depart- ment is recommending the council provide for a Joint project with Maine to hire ilill- iten Bros., Inc., of Portland, Maine to replace IS.cables on the Memorial Bridge between Portsmouth and Kittery, Maine The Data Processing 'division arid the State Tax Commission Costas Tentas of Manchester, ebiirman of the Liquor Commis- tian, said the expansion project would Involve the store on Main Street, near: Kinsley Street, the facility on Route Jg, Salem. Addition. Explained He said feet of square ipace would be added to the Nashua store, for storage and customer area. The Salem store would be ren- approval for an interest and din- are seeling audit of the dends tax., collections for 1968 and for authority to sign a con- tract with the Internal Revenue Service to furnish data showing the amounts of 1948 income from interest and'dividends o! New Hampshire residents. The request is part of a pro- gram to recover uncollecled tax- es which the Citizens last Force has estimated as high as (3 million. Second Class Postage Paid At Nashua. K. U. 52 PAGES Prie. TEN CENTS levy Set at City Tax Rate Increases By Claudette Durocher [tax rate by amassing a record in the tax base is cquiva- Nashua's 1969 tax minion in new llcnt to a M3 million pickup at nil! be SS5 per thousand! w this he said, J10 IM per cent market value. of assessed valuation more than last year's rate. The new rate was an- nounced today by George 1 A. Dionne, chairman of the Board of Assessors. Predicted Earlier Value of Property Keeps on Rising-- And So Do Taxes CONCORD Though property ering the taxes for year-round values are rising swiftly through- residents. Dionne. "He know some of them During the budget hearing .tend to be on the conservative [year. was tabbed for earlier this year, a 56 rise inside in their stock-in-trade and'schools. for other municipal he rate had been predicted to machinery valuations." Isenices; and HS3 for offset a million fjmp in the! Nashua properties are assessed opcra'ions. annual appropriations outlay, at 41 per cent of trie market! The rate last year leaped But Dionne said the assessors value. Dionne pointed out, N'rvr valuations then lolaled (10.5 were able to keep the lid co the means that the J13.4 million ex-'million. Municipal appropriations which this year are a record mil- [lion, provided a five per cent in- crease for municipal employes, to initiate in equipment reserve fund; and more tha'n 000 for various capital equipmer.t and construction costs. Registering the largest single increase was the school depart- ment whose budget soared from H4 million million, a MO boost. Teacher and administrative sa- lary hikes, plus eJrpa'ndfd educa- tional facilities, accounted for out New Hampshire, few com- munities will escape the bigger crated -and enlarged, with self-service operation planned, as featured in the liquor store on the South' Daniel Webster Highway in Nashua. Business.before Governor Pe- terson and Council Includes: The Department of Public Worts is recommending the T state hire Dufresne-Henry En- gineer Corp. of North Spring. Two Escape Fire-Bombing Two staffers at the Canadian Em- bassy in Vienna, Austria, make it to safety to the floor below, as' a girl steps on the shoulders of a man break- ing a" window during a fire at the em- bassy's offices' yesterday.' A Canadian citizen identified as Colman Lospnczy, 47, has.daimed he set the fire in which tivd persons were killed and 15'injured wheh'a Molotpv cocktail'was thrown .into .the building. (AP Wirephoto via cable from.Vienna) Nixon, LBJ Dedicate Grove Rc> FDiUVITC I u wl ilUIkll OP nag- tvi a vuuiUaj field, Vt. lo design water supply and a sentimental Jour- and sewage disposal systems en ney tne California redwood lit. Washington at a fee of forests. 000. The legislature approved 'rbe President gave the gath- for the sewage system erinS an official purpose: To ind for the water facil- dedicate a Lady Bird Johnson ities to be. constructed In int. n apart ment fire. Fire officials said the body was found In Murphy's living room. Authorities attributed the ruled blaze to careless disposal of a cigarette. N.H. Supreme Court Ruling Favors Indigents CONCORD, -The S'ew Hampshire Supreme Court has ruled the slate cannot re- quire poor people to pay part of their, defense costs in courl cases if they have been de- clared indigent. The opinion, issued Tuesday, was requested by Gov. Waller Peterson and the Execulive Council al the suggestion of Ally. Gen. George Pappagianis. The court said the new law conflicts with a amend- ment lo the state constitution which guarantees lo any person leld for a crime counsel paid by the slalc'if the need ij ihown. The law, approved by the legislature as a footnote to the Coming soon to Nashua Trust MASTER CHARGE The Interbank Cord Member F. D, 1C budget during its session earlier Ibis year, required indigent de- fendants to pay 10 per cent of the cosl for their legal counsel, [fowever, .the payments were limited lo }5 minimum and maximum. We Garry A FULL LINE of CABOTS Stains Points Nashua Wallpaper Co; 129 W. Pearl St. S33-MH .Moh. thru Sat. to Open Til I, The general fund budget ap- propriated 175.000 a year for In- digent defendants. A footnote stipulated the stale cannot pay more than JO per cent of the court-set fees for such defend- ants. OUT OF RESPECT TO OUR Father and Grandfather STERGIOS PLEAKAS Transfer Luncheonette Will Be, Closed All Day Thursday, August 28 By increasing valuations aid, Manchester has added much of the increase. Assessments In Keene, for instance. average property in the city at 56 per cent ot its Salem Theft At SALEM Police Chief Ev- erett Dowe says the amount of money. taVen iri the burglary o( the Rockingham County Trust Co. has been set at about {50.- He said there, was nothing new In the investigalion'of bank Meanwhile, FBI agents Joined Salem police in ihe investiga- tion. Dowc said the' who new entered the bank by cutting a hole through the roof, ap- parenlly knew the layout of bank because the alarm system was cut. Hoitever, he noted that bank, located in a shopping center, was constructed recent- ly and that during construction anyone could have observed the way it was built. The thieves reached money placed in the night deposit box which reportedly included re- ceipts from a state liquor store. New Probafe Judge Nicholas C. Copadis of Manchester, newly sworn judge of Hillsborough County Probate looks over a petition for adoption as he assumes his duties this morning in the courthouse on Temple: Street. A graduate of Boston University School, Judge Copadis formerly was an attorney: with Manchester Federal Savings and Loan At- ;