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Nashua Telegraph (Newspaper) - August 30, 1969, Nashua, New Hampshire Today's Chuckle It takes two kinds of people to make the world poets to write of the glories of autunui and the rest of us to rake them. Nashua (fteleqraph __________________________ New Hompshire's Largest Evening M Weather Tonight, Fair and Cooler Sunday, Very Worm, Fair Full Report on Page Two VOL. 101 NO. 155 Continuing (be New Himpshire Telezrapb Established October NASHUA, NEW HAMPSHIRE, SATURDAY, AUGUST 30. UM Second Class Postage Pi5d At Nashua. N.B. 24 PASES Pflc. TEN CENTS Playground Season Ends The youngsters above are but a small number of more than who were feted yesterday by the Nashua Part-Recreation Department at vari- ous playgrounds as the season came to an end Ice cream and candy were some of the goodies handed to the chil- dren. In the above photo, youngsters are shown enjoying their ice cream at the Rancourt Street Playgorund where a costume contest was held. (Telegraphoto-Andruskevich) Nashua Man, 25, Killed In Tyngsboro Accident By JOHN HABRIGAN A Nashua man was killed last night In a one-car ac- cident on the Pawtucket Boulevard .In Mass., police said today. The victim was David E. Ware, 25, of 26 WadJeigh St., a father of three. He was pronounced dead on arrival at the Lowell, Mass., General Hospital. We Early His was among ihe nation's Erst 20 lives lost in accidents during the early hours of the three-day Labor Day weekend. Traffic throughout the N t s h u a area wared to new peats as fam- ilies headed for outings co the summer's last long hotidiy. Tyngsboro police said the sin- gle-car accident occurred ts the Nashuan's vehicle was travelog on the Pawtucket Boulevard and was approaching the about They said his car apparently reered across the road, sideswiped a tree and con- tinued on for about 75 feet before coming to a halt across the east- bound lane. Ware was removed to the ell hospital by Tyngsboro polic ambulance. He was dead by Dr. John Karbowniczik, assistant medical examiner (or Middlesex County. The Nashuan's death was attributed to multiple fractures. Dual Sessions for Nashua High Public Schools Open. Wednesday By CLUJDETTE DUROCHER [with grades 10, 11 and H. on a CTades from the ,i ._j By CLU-DEITE DUROCHER i Summer frolickers will; turn into autumn scholars Wednesday as educational institutions here swing open their doors for the start of another academic year. And there will be more that's new than teachers, books and friends for the estimated youngsters who will crowd the public school system. System Changes Nashua High School will cease to be a three-year institution. Ninth graders will now report to the Elm Street facility, along 10. 11 and a, on a grades from the overcrowded tion at both the Broad Street and formerly contained grades 7, 8 and 9, will continue with grades 7 and 8 and pick up the sixth new dual sessions set-up. The junior high system, which onentary Schools. The Telegraph will not be published Monday Labor Day A NATIONAL HOLIDAY Hijacked Jet Stirs Dispute DAMASCUS, Syria JAP) Syria said today it will free all the passengers aboard a trans World Airlines jet hijacked to Damascus except for six Israe- lis. It did not say what would happen to the Israelis. A young Arab couple seized the Boeing 707 Friday as it was on Its way to Athens and Tel Aviv. They said they. were members of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, ap Arab guerilla grouj. Minutes after the plane land- ed at Damascus, an explosion ripped through the cockpit heav- ily damaging the front end of the plane. The 103 passengers and crevr of 12 had already left moments earlier and escaped injury. Authorities said they believed the explosion occurred because the hijackers had been unable to defuse the bomb they used to threaten the pilot when they en- tered the cockpit over the Ad- riatic Sea. Syria said TWA could reclaim the plane. A TWA spokesman said a plane was sent to Damas- cus to pick up the passengers and crew. The TWA flight, No. 840, ori- ginated Friday in Los Angeles, with stops in New York and Rome. Then headed for Tel Aviv via Athens. Besides Ameri-. cans there were Greeks, Cubans and Israelis aboard. Broad Street and Fairgrounds El- On the elementary level, pupils nil find expanded physical edu- cation, music and art programs. Qasfes for pupils with special learning disabilities and severe adjustment problems will also be introduced. At the Mount Pleasant School, Peter Kageleiry, an elementary SuHaoce counselor and a former principal, will be acting prindpaL He replaces Mrs. Anne Cook- man who will return to leading at the Ledge Street School. Supt. of Schools Edmund M. Keefe said opening day enroll- ment estimates show that there will be about..350- more pupils in the public schools this year The parochial school 'system is expected to have a 3.500-pupa en- rollment. All elementary schools are' planning to open Wednesday, with the St Louis school delaying entry of its first graders until Thursday. At Mount-St Mary Seminary, freshmen will report Tuesday morning and be dismissed at noon. All grades will be in attend- ance Wednesday. Bishop Guertm High freshmen and_ seniors are to be at the school Wednesday. Sophomores, juniors and freshmen are sched- uled for attendance wth classes for all grades set for Friday. Keefe said the classroom situa- Fairgrounds Elementary Schools will remain tight despite the fact their sixth grades will be shifted (o the junior high system. This is due, he said, to the con- tinued residential 'growth in both reas. Sixth graders of the Broad Street School are to attend class- es 'at the Spring Street Junior Itigh and their counterparts at Fairgrounds Elementary wfll be enrolled at the Fairgrounds Jun- ior High. Sandwiches and milk will be served at Nashua High at noon, but there wfll be no hot lunches. The morning session, for jun- iors and seniors only, wfll start at un. and end at noon. Freshmen and sophomores are to begin class it finishinjf I pjn. The following is the Nashua school schedule for 1963-70: Schools open Sept J and close Dec. 23. Schools re-open Jan. 5 and close Feb. 20. Schools re-open March 1 and close April 2t Schools re-optn May 1 and close June 17. DAYS OFF: N. H. Education Meeting, Oct. 10. Association Veterans Day, Nov. Thanksgiving, Nov. 27, 28. Good Friday, March 27. Opening-day enrollment Nashua High, the system's largesi school, is estimated at Ease Congestion Dual sessions, instituted to al- leviate overcrowding, wfll con- tinue until a proposed "super" high is built, estimated to be least three years away. A 140-m ember faculty win itafi the high school which ts headed by a new principal, Vincent W. Duman, formerly assistant super- intendent of Chittenden South Su- pervisory District, Shelburne, VL Durnan, 35, was named to tie post in July to succeed Patrick J Moriey, 65, who retired in June. At the elementary level. Assist- ant Supt. Emma Nkol said fJffsi- cal education, music and art classes wfll be given evtry vretk instead every other week. The -guidance program, she said, has been expanded and a person has been hired full-time for testing purposes. Also added to the elementary staff. Miss Nlcol said, is a special- ist who will work with chfldrtn iavtog severe learning disabili- ties, including auditory and visual dyslexia, hyperaclivity and mini- mal brain damage. There wHI also be a class, she said, for children in grades I irough 3 who have severe ad- justment problems. And there are plans, she added, lo start an adjustment class for children in grades 4 through js soon as another specialist tin hired. Allies Stage Drive; Expect Red Attacks City Water Supply Remains Ample Despite Hot Weather TTlfl Parmlf.VwiAl'. Manchester, State Mourn Viet Dead MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) Flags will be at half mast todaj In New Hamjshire lo honor the five New Hampshire Nationa Guardsmen from Manchester who were killed in Vietnam war action. The five, just days away from being returned home, were killed this week when a militar> truck in which they were riding triggered a land mine. A Northeast Arrlincs plan( was to arrive at noon at Greniei Field bearing the bodies ol Spec, t Roger E. Robichaud, H; Spec. 5 Richard E. Genesl, H; S. Sgt. Richard Paul Raymond 27; Spec. 4 Guy Andre Elan- chette, 22; and Spec. Gaetan Jean Ecaodoin, 20. The Catholic bishop of Manch- ester, the Most Rev. Emest J. Primeau, and Catholic clergy- men from the parishes where the five lived, will celebrate a brief liturgical sen-ice at the airport when ihe bodies arrive. GOT. Walter Peterson das asked that be flown at half staff until the men are buried. Manchester has declared a peri- od of mourning. PIZZA by Charles Famous thruout New England H7 W. PEARL ST. Finest in Pizzas Grinders (all varieties) Regular 90c PLAIN PIZZA TUESDAY ONLY 88V.4542 11 A.M. fo 2 A.M. Mpn. thru Sat. SunJtyi 3 P.M. Jo 75c lit THE TELEGRAPH Abby Baker Church Classifieds Obituaries Pearson 20. JI, 22, 23 Crossword C Editorial f Financial 5 Horoscope (j Lawrence ,il Sports 11 Suburban I Teen Television Theaters 29 Dr. Thosteson U Weather 2 The PeraJchuck Water Works has sn adequate supply for its users despite lack of an appreci- able rainfall over the past three weeks. So said Donald C. Caldcrwood, president of the pri- vate firm, in analyzing today's conditions. He said: "The Penrichuck's ponds are starting to drop .but there is no need (o worry. There ij an ample supply." He reported that the average daily use this month between H and 12 million gallons. Weather records provided by the Pennichuck Pumping Station indicated that this month has been ore of the warmest In re- cent years. Temperatures have soared to SO on the 21th and JI on the 25th, while yesterday's high reading was 87. A look at the weather charts reveals that there were ti days when tie mercury hit 80 and higher. There has been no substantial here since Aug. when 2.H Inches were registered. As of today, the total for the month comes lo inches. No Ban Considered CaWerwcod said the firm was not considering another ban- such as imposed on Ihe city June IMS when a halt was ordered on all sprinkling of lawns and gardens. This situation developed from a record use of water over sev- eral days when temperatures reached high levels. The June ban was not a result of a water shortage, but iiuieaU was an outgrowth of a distribution problem whereby it was difficult to -cope with record demands upon the system. For Instance, on June 12, usage sou-ed to 15 million gallons with a rate of M million gallons be- tween S p. m., and 9. Figured an- nually, the daily average use to- tals seven million gallons. At the time of the short-lived ban, Calderwood said fn part: "Actually, we were pumping 18 million gallons, with the remain- der coming from distribution res- ervoirs at Columbus Avenue and Orchard Heights. We have plenty of water, but we cannot force it through our distribution system at this excessive rate." The private firm was founded in 1852 to provide running water for the protection of the health and property of Nashuans. The Nashville Aqueduct was the name of the original water company when it was estabHshed (o serve the towns of Nashville and Nashua. The name was changed In 1853 to the present name when the towns united. Coming soon to Nashua.Trust MASTER CHARGE The Interbank Card Member. F. 6.'l.C We Carry A FULL LINE of CABOTS Stains Paints Nashua Wallpaper Co. 12J W. Pearl SI. S82-WJ1 Mon. thru Sat. to 5: JO Open Thuri. Td I The Permichuck Brook runs along the northern part of Nash- ua and forms the city and Mcr- rimack. The stream, having its source in nearby Hoflis, Hows in a northeasterly direction to a point near the Tillage of South Mtirimack, thence easterly to the .Merrimack River. ITiis firm controls practically the entire water privileges of Penra'chuck Brook and its tribu- taries. It also has surface hold- ings of more than JCTM, of which 287 acres are water, Lf. Deufsch Hurf in Viet First Lt. Kenneth A. Dcutsch, 20, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wilfred Qoutier of 4 Rxfeecrest Drive, Hudson, Is hospitalized with wounds he sustained in Vietnam. He suffered back and leg wounds when he stepped on an enemy land mine while leading a patrol of the 173rd Airborne Bri- gade. The Incident occurred In Bong Son, near the demilitarized zone. His wife, the former Mary Boughlon of FayetteviHe, N. C., was advised about his Injuries In a telegram from the Defense Department Thursday night. Lieutenant'Deutsch, i Nashua High School graduate, class of 19W, has been oversea) since Feb. 11. '69 Daily. Rentals as low as r day Call.Teri 888-1121 MacMulltln Chevrolet The victim was a Nashua Higb graduate, and he was School aployed at the General Elec- tric plant in Lowell. (Obituary on Page Continue Probe Tyngsboro police, headed by Chief Haroid Pivirotto, ire con- Ilinuing their investigation of the fatality. uar 4icd CMJimuIUUei The mishap came on the "boded up" their traffic M a report by the victim to Nast 'patrols to cope wiih expected con- ua police that his vehicle hadlgestion throughout the holiday been stolen from a parting spot weekend. near an establishment on West Hollis Street. The stolen-car re- City Beauty Queen Bound for Pageant CaUterine Zanichkowjiy, 22 event lakes place Saturday eve- M MlSS hcw IIamP- the parade of swimsuits i for At'H for contestants, lantic Qly. N. J. to compete with and the talent competition for the Shirley Temple Named to U.N. Shirley Temple Black, former child movie star, has been appointed by President Nixon as one of five representatives on the U.S. delegation to the United Nations General Assembly. The U.N. session starts in New York next Saturday.. port was later canceled via po- lice teletype, the authorities said. Meanwhile, traffic continued at high levels the Frederic E. Everett Turnpike here and other major arteries within the area. Most of the area communities Stale police urge all motoristj to drive defensively. girls from the 49 other states for the coveted title of Miss America. Her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Mar- tin Zanichkowsky, and most of her 10 finalists, who are then rejudjed completely. The event will televised. Hampshire will be the H-member Spartan Drum and Bugle Corps of Nashua. The Spartans will lead Cathy down the Atlantic City boardwalk in the Parade of the States, and will be in the audi- ence to see her compete in the evening gown division of the Pa- geant Cathy's week is filled with di- verse activities: Tomorrow night there is a dinner for the chape- rones and girls; Labor Day is highlighted by registration, brief- ing and meeting other contest- ants; and Tuesday is the Parade of States down the Atlantic City boardwalk. Wednesday. Thursday and Fri- day are to be taken up with pre- liminary major Weekend Edition Sfock Lists Teen-Age Page Extra Comics By GEORGE ESPER SAIGON (AP) U.S. Ma- rines and South Vietnamese in- pantrymen launched a counter- offensive against an enemy divi- sion today in hills southwest ol Da Nang. Initial reports indicat- :d only light contact. Elsewhere across South Viet- nam, there was Kllle activity. U.S. Headquarters said reports showed action overnight was ightest in three weeks. An evening communique from ].S. headquarters said there were nine enemy rocket and mortar attacks overnight, the owest number since Aug. 10. Fife Americans were reported wounded. Allied intelligence analysts said they are ejrpecting'another a series of ridespread attacks, in the next 'ew days !o coincide with North Independence Day Sept. 5. Placed On Alert In anticipation of increased enemy activity, South Viet- namese troops and police went en'full alert at noon today in Saigon and 11 provinces around the city. The allied counter-offensive was launched just after day- break. Associated Press correspond- ent Richard Pylc reported from Marine headquarters at Da Nang that about Marines and South Vietnamese infantry- men moved into the Iliep Due Valley between the Laotian bor- der and South Vietnam's popu- lous coastal lowlands 31 miles southwest of Da Nang. The only significant action re- ported Friday was what ap- peared (o be a small North Viet- namese attack on a Marine night bivouac. Two Marines and two North Vietnamese soldiers were reported killed and six Afarines were reported wound- ed. Heavy fighting through 100- plus degree temperatures has centered in the region for the past two weeks, taking a heavy toll of American dead and wounded. By conservative count, at least 71 Americans are known dead and 322 wounded. Some in- fantry companies are operating with Jess than 100 men, roughly 50 per cent under their normal strength. Reds Suffer Losses Allied commanders claim ths North Vietnam's 2nd Division already has lost up to men under a daily barrage of Ameri- can bombs, napalm and artil-' lery shells. Since launching attacks on American patrol bases in tha valley three weeks ago, Ihs North Vietnamese now appear to have taken up a defensive posture and are said to be re- treating to old hideaways on high ground. The main target of the Allied task force is the center hill, a peak called Deo Ram by the Vietnamese arid Hill Ml on military maps. Marines lost 13 men killed and 42 wounded in daylong fighting on the slopes of this hill Thursday. Field reports indicated thai Ihe task force did not plan a fronlal assault on (he hill. In- stead, dive bombers and artil- lery continued to blast the thick, triple canopy jungle. Works as Depufy Sheriff A new member of the Hillsborough Sheriff's Office is Alphonse Zapcnas, right, former Nashua police captain. Here, he confers with Sheriff Lawrence Shea, left, and Deputy Mar- tin Sullivan as they look over writs in the courthouse on Temple Street. Shea is a former Manchester policeman while Sullivan formerly served with' the State Police, (Telegraphoto ;