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Nashua Telegraph (Newspaper) - July 7, 1969, Nashua, New Hampshire Today's Chuckle Prosperity is something businessmen create for the "politicians to. take credit for. VOL 101 NO. 107 Continuing the'New Huapsaiie Established October 1SH New Hampshire's Largest Evening Newspaper Weather Cool Tonight Fair on Tuesday Report On Page Two NASHUA, NEW HAMPSHIRE, MONDAY. JULY 7, 1949 N. H. Records 2 Fatalities By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS >At least two persons died in accidents during the Impendence Day weekend'in New Hampshire A teen-age boy was killed in d bicycle accident and a man c'rowned while scuba divine. RfrvrU Wlckm Bicycle Mishap John Eastman. 16, was killed Sunday when the bicycle tie was riding crashed into the rear of a1 disabled truck about three- quarters ct a milt from his home ia Concord. Pob'ce said the'truck had been parked by the sde of Clinton Street. Connecticut was neit viia nine. '.Only Rhode Island came out of the weekend fatality-free. The.state-by-state breakdown follows: MEW HAMPSHIRE John Eastman, 15, of Concord, was killed Sunday night Ing the 78-hour holiday period was reported in Hampton. Frederick Callahan. IS. ol Stoneham, Mass., drowned Sat- urday night while scuba diving ia an inlet at the Hampton Riv- er Boat Club, police' said. Deputy" Sheriff .Leland Davis, acting medical referee for Rock- Injham County, attributed death to accidentai drowning. No Hlgjnny Deaths There.- were no highway deaths during the period. Safety Commissioner Robert Rhode? said, "We have only the highest praise for cur Iraific'eiv forteaent people, state and 1> cal, as well as for the individu- al motor vehicle operators on the highways of New Hampshire this past weekend for their tre- mendous achievement _. I do hope, however, that the same deep consciousness for safe driving continue ia 'the months ahead." Slate Police investigated J6 accidents over the holiday peri- od. Seventeen were IS two-car, crashes and one was a three-car smash- tip.' Overall, New England recorded 26 accidental deaths over the long Fourth d July weekend, 18 ol them on the region's roadways. -There were five two': of them involving boats, and .three accidental deaths from miscellaneous "causes. Massachusetts emerged the leading: five in'tht slafe-by-slate'' with 1J- accidental: fatalities, -li of them f-rpm'atito accidents. ,_.- Toll 591 By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Traffic. .killed. 591 persons over the holiday week- end, more than' oa any other tr, three-day Fourth of July holiday was hlled Sunday night period.. I wnen the motorcycle he was rid- J-----'" Auicu JUEOI WDec Another accidental death dur- his bicycle slammed into th'e iz toe (8-hour holiday period at Hitovu period., The death toll.surpassed the old threerday record of 576, set set in 1966. It fell" far short of the all-time Fourth of July record'of 7M, set'n'l967 when the holiday was four days Jong. An Associated. Press' survey taken two weeks ago on a non- holiday'weekend.'counted 435 traffic fatalities. Last weekend's .count, which extended from 6 p.m. Thursday to" midnight Sunday, confirmed the National Safety Council's prediction that arid 850 die on the' highways. rear cf a disable truck in Con- cord. Frederick Callahan, 38. of Stoneham. Mass., drowned Sat- urday night wbile's'cuba diving in an inlet in Hampton .MASSACHUSETTS Ines D. Zayes, 2J, of Holyoke, was killed Thursday night when in which he was riding struck a parked auto at a Hol- yoke Dean Campbell, U, of Lynn field, 'was killed in Lynnfield Thursday night when' struck by a car as he was crossing busy ?oute 128. Miss Alice 22, of Boston, was killed Friday when the car in whiclTshe was riding skidded out of control and slammed Into a tree on' Brook Road in James R. Critten, 30, of Tops- field, and Raymond D'Amato, 3D, of killed Fri- when their motorcycle' was in collision with'the'side of one car then'met'another headoh on Route 1-A in Wenham.' Edward Travtrs, 58, of Ar- lington and Paul Brenhan 16 of killed Friday night in a (wo-car-collision in MarshEeld. Lynnfield, died early Saturday when a car veered off Forest St in Peabody and hit a tree and utility pole! .Thornas J., Indingaro, 19, of Revere died 'early- Saturday when the. car he. was driving hit Ibe'wall of a" tunnel oii Slorrow Boston and oyerturned. Haiineed of BoslOBV: drowned ffaugbton's be had gone ,r ;'Jphn: Fall River was ,killed Sunday when he ran his..' yard into-the 'street and was" si ruck by a car. Rhonda S. Oberg, 18; of HoUlV ton wis Kped Sunday.when the motorcycle on which she was a passengerT was'in "a coUi'sion with an auto in Miilis. CONNTCTICUT Joseph' Pelligniu7 20, of New Haven, was killed Sunday night when the motorcycle he was rid- ihg'slammed into a car in New _' f 'Arthiir Fearon, 18, of Brook- lyn, killed in Green- wfch.'early Friday-when the panel truck in which he and 13 companions we re over- turned on the Connecticut Turn- Christopher Casey, J, of the Dorchester, section of; Boston, drowned. Friday In; a private swimming pool in Middlefield.' Thomas Levitsky, JO, of Oir- killed early. Saturday FATALITIES Page 2 State Employes Mo H ire j1 f .'i it Attorney ,m CONCORD; N.H. (AP> A number of state Healfli and Welfare Department casework ert say. they will hire an attor ney shortly to represent them before the state Personnel De- partment In a'dispute over sal aries.V, The decision came after a re- cent meeting in Laconii afle orders; they step back (wb labor grades In the coming bienhium because of passage of a raise in stale employe salaries. The'problem began In Febru- ary of 1968, when an emergency ledassificaUon resulting in i pay increase was granted to ap- prorimalely SM slate.employes many of whom were In the health and welfare agency. Health and Welfare Commis fioner Charley Whitlemore ex Famoos fhruoot England 147 W.' PEARL ST. Fines! ifi Pizzas GrindefS varieties) Regular 90c PLMN PIZZA TUESDAY ONLY 88MS42 II 2 A.M. Mon, thru P.M. Midnit. 'ay plained today Ms agen- cy alonei almost categories were stepped up two pay grades "to allow, us to be able to re- cruit and retain these people." Meanwhile, slate Personnel Director Roy; Lang, who wants ia keep salaries at'the: New England averages', Is moving these; employes back to their permanent laoor grade. still ge't a said adding that much of the discontent amopg the casework- ers stems from" their'not under- standing tWiitne February re- classification fj( labor grades was only temponiry. Whitlernore'said-lie is going to send out "a personal commu- nication lo each of lAe employes involved in the reduction ol la- bor grades, explaining why they were being reduced in labor grade status. He said be had" asked fast week that Lang's" department .wok Into, the possibility of Initi- ating a In la r4 grade status, for'casework Second Cliss Postage Paid 20 PAGES Prict TEN CENTS Attacks Renewed By Cong Forces; O T 17" Ml 1 Six Gls Killed the six ears in this group are plugged. And somewhere behind all the smoke is Robert Cole (Concord, Lexington, 1775) of Newburgh Road, Nashua. An avowed musketry fan, Cole participated in activities this weekend in Londonderry and Derry, where other enthusiasts gathered to compete with the old relics. Riding out the shock wave, are Cole's 'daughters, Kimberly, center, and Tiffany. Shoot- ing events were part of bicentennial celebrations in Nutfield. (Telegraphoto-Harrigan) By GEORGE ESPER SAIGON (AP) Viet Cong forces today launched their first ground attack in a week, blasting their way into a U. S. military head- quarters'with grenades and dynamite bombs. Six Americans Killed The attack IM miles northeast ol Saigon killed sii'Americans and wounded 18. U.S. headquar- ters said "damage to material within the camp was moder- ate." but field reports said thre AT TRUST? minimum bolonce.if you're under 65 and NONE if .you're over. That's'what! Member, FDJ.C. For Departing U.S. Fhiilla Gen. William B. Rosson, right, deputy commander of U.S. forces in Vietnam, salues as a flotilla of the mobile Riverine force passes in review at the. US. 9th Division's base camp at'Dong Tarn, 45 miles southwest of out his proposal In an In the July Issue of to instill necessary sense of urgerfcy and purpose Ufairs Quarterly, He South. Vjelnamese POLAROID OUTFIT Pott-Color rilm. SPRING' PAINT SALE Vftlnt sp-'' BanlAmericird Unfcard Nashua Wallpaper CAMERA 129 W. Peart St ST. Open Thurs. 'tit t TO STATE C15EMA Fouxnun Eiop Saigon. The joint Army-Navy force is being withdrawn from Vietnam under President Nixon's withdrawal order of Americans. (AP Wirephoto via radio frohi Saigon) the U.S. should pull oo( IW.OOO troops this year and announce that alt its combat forces, total- Ing about men, will be withdrawn by the end of Ranking military men in Sai- gon believe it Is militarily fea- sible lo follow that schedule and they emphasize this point- US. MILITARY QUARTERLY State Federal TAX RETURNS ARE DUE For Assistance an FRED ACKLEY 883-3912 prepare for that, but we don't know." U.S. military analysts say captured enemy documents and prisoners Indicate a series of. coordinated roctet, mortar and might namese'and Viet Cong troops. Last week war action had dropped to its lowest level in more than a year. But enemy gunners shattered the lull with their 43 rocket and mortar at- tacks, hit Saigon with two rock- ets for the first time since Juni 17, and sank a Nationalist Chinese merchant ship an- chored In the Saigon River eight miles outside the capital. MOO-lon vessrt was hit by a mine. ane Crashes In Georgia Swamp MONROE, Ga. (AP> A Air South'commuter airplane Vith'H persons aboard crashed and exploded swampy'urea Sunday night tod there" were, no known survivors, the Federal Aviation Agency said today. FAA Duty Officer George Col lier said the plane was on an in- strument Sight when it crashed about p.m. about five miles west of Monroe. The plane, flight 168, had left Atlanta 28 minutes earlier. Robert Dick, rice president'of Air the plane was on regularly scheduled, flight From Atlanta to Greenville, Spartanburg and Sumter, S.C. It carried 12 passengers in addi- tion to the pilot and copilot, he said: The plane was a twin-engine turbojet Beechcraft known as a Beech M airliner with a capaci- ty of 17 persons, Dick said. He added the plane was less than a year'old. "We have no idea what hap- Dick said..'Td hesitate to jay one way or the ether.' TWi is .our fint accideni" f'' Walton'County Sheriff Frank-' hr-Thorntoiiv laid the crashed good weather with clear ikies and no wind. He said it struck about 20 feet from an abandoned house but the was not destroyed.- "Id just covered the top wlH the sheriff jald. Thornton said wreckage was scattered over an acre, and a half and that 'there were only small pieces left of the aircraft. There were rio'witnesses io the accident but the sheriff said residents heard the plane just before it jtruck Die ground In pasture. "It was running terribly low and the engines were the sheriff said." The sheriff said the airplant did not burn although there was fuel spilled on the ground. 'It looked to me like It ex- ploded from-the sheriff said. He described wreckage as "bolts and nuts.'.'" Big Tasks Await 91st Congress By miLIAM F. AR BOG AST WASHINGTON (AP) The (1st Congress, which has little lo show for its first six months, returns (o work today after its fourth recess this year. Its major Usks lie ahead, and there. are enough of them to ceep Ihe legislators busy until Christmas. Congress' official "Stains cf Major Bills" lists only one measure enacted into law. That Increased the national debt lim- it. Not a single regular annual appropriation bill providing funds for the fiscal year (hat started July 1 has been enacted. There ire U of' them. Only three have passed the House. Only three times since I960 lias Congress failed lo enact at leajt one of the money bills" by the time the netr fiscal year started. Federal agencies whose funds are Involved have been given Kmporary financ-. Ing until Oct. 11, when mother stop-gap measure may be re- quired .Two major bills have passed the House only, but .hare.not emerged from Senate commit- tees. One provides for federal aid for elementary, and second- ary education. The other contin- ues the Income surtax tor an- other The extension bill does not In- clude any major lax lav revi- sions, but the. Sen ate may them lo the House bill. The House Means Committee has' promised U come up with a separate tax re- vision measure before a three week recess starts Aug. It is expected to.close loopholes al- legedly of benefit only .to wealthy Individuals and bl( business. The lax fight may be rivaled for bitterness only by a decision facing Congress on deployment of an antiballiitlc missile sys- tem. The missile defense .battle Is scheduled .to start early, this month In the Senate and may 'tit up that body for weeks.. Stalemated tn Senate or House committees.'.are bills dealing with crime curbs, reor- ganization of the Postoffice De- partroent. Congressional reor- ganlzation, extension of antipov- trty programs, electoral college reforms. A bill to continue restrictions 1 on cigarette idvertijing has passed the House only. The Senate, however, has rati- fied the nuclear nonproh'feraijcn treaty. No House action Is re- quired. THE TELEGRAPH Abby TObihitrles -1 Bkssil It. 17. IS, 11 Comfci Cook Crossword Editorial Finandal Horoscope Lawrence Peirjon 4 Sports li IS Suburban Taylor Tdevtskn Tbeiten H Dr. Tbosteson 11 Weather LewUi ;