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Nashua Telegraph (Newspaper) - June 2, 1969, Nashua, New Hampshire lew and Associated News, Stock Prices At Noon f WF fai' Today's Chuckle A Hollywood actor, emerg- ing from the shower, called for his butler. he said, "hold my cigarette I want to weigh myself." Ntw Hampshire's Largest Evening Ntwspaptr Weather V, Showers Likely Cloudy, Cooler Tuesday Report On Two VOL 101 NO. 78 Continuing the New Hampshire Telegraph Established October 20, 1832 NASHUA, NEW HAMPSHIRE, 2, 1969 Second Class Postage Paid At Nashua, N. H. 24 SAGES Price TEN CENTS- Staffs Telegraph's New Press On First Atty. Robert B. Harhblftt, president of the Telegraph Publishing Company, pushes button to start the, newspaper's new 64-page press in its initial run today. The group, (left to includes: Atty. David C. Hamblett, vice president of the company; Walter L. McLaughlin, advertising manager; George F. Harris, press room foreman; James Hamilton, circulation manager; Charles W. Weaver Jr., pub- lisher; John Stylianos, assistant managing Attorney Hamblett; George R. Briand, assistant press room foreman; Wililam R. Swart, treasurer of the company; Henry (partially assistant composing room foreman, and William A. Bean, assistant general manager. (Telegraphoto- Telegraph In 8-Col. Format; Presses Roll In New Plant Observant readers 'discover the Telegraph''.is wearing "new clothes" to- day.. an 8-colum.n for: mat' newspaper instead of the 9-column .layout used since 1957. Press This product conies from the big 64-page Hoe color converti- ble press which went into oper- ation today in the Telegraph's hew production facility on Pear- son "Avenue in the rear of ihe newspaper's main offices. Far reaching changes con- tained in the modernization 'pro- gram follow many months of of Publisher Charles W. Wea- ver Jr. The Telegraph Publishing Company's officers were pres- ent when the big press started first edition rolling at 1 p.m. 'They were Atty. Robert B. Hamblett, president; Atty. David C. Hamblett, vice presi- dent; William H. treasu- rer, and Publisher Weaver. The new giant press is a far cry from the "steam printing which first pub- lished the daily Telegraph on March 1, 1869. The stands three stones high mo tors can produce up to'60.00C newspapers per hour. This equipment replaces .a 24-page Goss tubular press. Also allied .with the press in- stallation is a new conveyor system connected with an auto- mated mailing room and ex- panded loading dock facilities. A new plate-making, or stereo- type room, also services the press with special conveyor systems. The second floor composing room of the main building is expanded into the new production area, The expansion proj'ect has Space Officials Are Warned Of Lunar Contamination By HARRY SCHWARTZ NeWVork Times News Service NEW YORK Strong warn- ings from scientists have led the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to im- prove its precautions against possible contamination of this planet by lunar life, if any, as a result of future Apollo moon landings. While some scientists are still not satisfied with the Space Agency's measures, Assistant Surgeon .General David J. Scn- cer, head of the Jnleragency Committee on Back Contamina- tion, said. today that he was greatly encouraged by the prog- .ress NASA has made in reme- the deficiencies since the warnings were made. added that he did not there will be a serious danger of back contamination the first Apollo astronauts return from the moon, probably in'late July. Reached by telephone in At- lanta where he is director of the National Communicable Disease Center, Sencer con- firmed that warnings had been made in two letters he sent on 1 April 7 to Dr. Thomas 0. Paine, NASA administrator.1 PIZZA by Charles Famous thru out New England 147 W. PEARL ST. Fines, in Pizzas Grinders (all varieties) INTKOlJUCINfi SUII-SANIWfOHUS ON SYRTAN HIIKA1) Regular Charles SPECIAL PIZZA .TUESDAY 'ONLY Ttliphont 889-4542 Optn II A.M. to 2 A.M. Won. thru Sit. P.M. toMidnit. "We felt we had to bring these problems forcefully to.Dr. Paine's Senccr said. "We pounded the table and we have gotten results." Sencer's two letters said the Interagency Committee, an ad- visory group composed of scien- tists from the U.S. Public Health Service, the Depart- ments of Agriculture and In- terior, the National Academy of Sciences and NASA was dis- satisfied with both NASA's plan' for transferring the astronauts from their command module to quarantine quarters, and with the Lunar Receiving Labora- tory at Houston, where, the as- tronauts are scheduled to he quarantined tor several weeks. Scientists generally believe there is little probability life actually exists on the moon, but concern that such life may ex- ist, and could pose a threat to living organisms on this planet, had led NASA'to spend millions of dollars to try to assure there would be no contamination, by the returning astronauts. Since his letters were written, Senccr said, NASA has substan- tially improved both personnel training and equipment func- tioning at the lunar, receiving laboratory in Houston. It has also demonstrated, lie said, that the precautions being taken to prevent contamination when the astronauts leave the command module in the sea meet the standards set Ihe inter- agency committee. The present plan is to permit the astronauts returning from the moon to leave their capsule after it lands in the spa. Once they have left the capsule, each one will have a so-called bio- logical isolation garment draped over him so as to mini- mize the risk of contamination. Before they leave the capsule, the.astronauts are scheduled to vacuum clean the interior so as to remove any -particles that might be or might carry lunar life. The material caught up by this vacuum cleaning will be trapped in canisters containing lithium hydroxide. These canis- ters are part of the standard spacecraft environmental con- trol system. New Hampshire Air Pollution For April Listed 'CONCORD, N.H. (AP) state Air Control Agency reports that Lincoln and Manchester has the most pollu- tion in Ihe stale in April while Dover and Keene had the clean- est air. The agency said'in ils month- ly statistics that the highest diistfall reading was registered in-Lincoln while the lowest was noted at the Keenc city hall. The highest rale of sulfur fall- out was registered at the mill yards Hi Manchester while the lowest was noted at the Dover city hall. been under ay for a and a Cost of building and equipment is J750.000 Steady Growth Publisher Weaver said today that the expanded facilities are necessary to. "keep abreast of the area's steady growth. and to serve the telegraph's grow- ing list of readers and adverti- sers with the latest develop- ments in newspaper technol- 'Cautious' By Claudette Durocher The underpinnings of lo- cal city be scrutinized once again at a public Hear- ing tonight on a bill spon- sored by State Sen. Richard W. Leonard, which would introduce the strong may- or-alderman form of gov- ernment here. p.m. Hearing Nashua's delegation to the legislature will conduct the hearing which will start at in'the City Hall ward room. Generally, the Leonard bill has encountered no outright op- position. But approval has been cau- tious, conditioned with a let's- wait-and-study attitude, Commenting on the bill; May' or Dennis J. Sullivan said he is not sure the adoption of the strong mayor form of govern- ment will enable the mayor to cope with municipal problems. As he sees the .situation, mayor will be hampered in in- fluencing city affairs as long as some departments retain fiscal autonomy. Favors Changes Morris D. Stein, chairman ol the charter study commission which tried, unsuccessfully to have Nashua adopt .the man ager-council type of government last year, said .he- favors the chariges proposed by Leonard The commission, he said me with Leonard to review the bil The expansion What's So Special About FREE CHECKING NASHUA TRUST? minimum balance if you're under65 and NONE if you're over. That's F.D.I.C. JI1C CAJ'tulal'lll IJlugldm gallic at a time when all area L three ye are registering siains, some of them this Nashua's head count has to near win The Telegraph's circulation clerk. close to and its wa tising linage last year was in lines, qualifying it as State's largest evening of li )aper. Whereas it marked DC LOOth year as a daily pro on March 1, this year, it ycflrl been on the Nashua scene. 3 i832 its forerunner his .he New Hampshire a weekly The Telegraph was ished at its present site en 10, 1929. Several years ago, VJ newspaper purchased the gent Building, thus :he publishing firm with Street frontage equivalent to a city in Among the Telegraph's partmental leaders on when the new press the Into action Poinpi William A. Bean, general manager; James Ch lion; 'circulation manager; for Stylianos, assistant managing tor; George Harris, first George li. Briand, pei sistant pressroom foreman; ry Berube, assistant room foreman, and Walter L. 41 jaughlin, advertising The newspaper marked slart of its second century of operation with a of Centennial edition ast Saturday. An open adv s. planned at a later date Sena he new plant is in full of r w polls TONIGHT migh THE of t! dou in t Abbv 7 Lawrence Baker 5 Obituaries Biossat 5 Pearson aassifieds Sports 16. 20, 33 Comics 18 News 14, 15, Con- Cook 4 Taylor Crossword 18 Television Editorial 4 Theaters cent Financial 3 Weather (ji Horoscope COLOR PAK CAMERA NOW IN 1 Mary Johnson, Chariot- :esville, Va killed Friday when ihe motorcycle on which she was a passenger went out of control on Route 113A in Won- alancet, throwing her to tin Pompidou-Poher Showdown June 15 By HARVEY HUDSON Pom pidou- and Alain Poher headed today into a runoff battle for the presidency with the Communists in position to de :ide the outcome.' Pompidou, 57-year-old former banker and Presi- dent Charles de Gaulle's pre mier for six years, was a sur prisingly strong front runner In the first round Sunday receiving 43.95 per cent of.the vote in con- ce. Opinion polls week gave him about 41 per cent, -but he even the 43.71 per cent De collected in the first of the 1965 election Poher, the 60-year-old centrist who advanced from president of the Senate to provisional presi- dent of the country when DC resigned April 28, ran second with 23.44 per cent. Opin- ion polls early in May indicated he might get as much as 38 per cent of the vote and beat Pompi- dou in the runoff June 15. But Poher's strength faded, and his Sunday disappointed ;rs. Jacques Duclos, the 72-year- st party wheel- scored a personal as he collected 21.53 of Ihe voles. A round- faced, quick-witted man with an oratorical flair, Du- CALIFORNIA HOUSEPAINT SALE NOW ON AT Nashua Wallpaper Co. Pearl St. 882-M91 9. ,V Frl. NlRhU Til i. GEORGES POMPIDOU clos' total was.just about what hat Communists usually score n French elections. The polls lad given him only about 12 per cent early, in the campaign, but ic steadily picked up strength with an extensive speaking tour. Voles Divided The other 11 per cent of the rotes'was divided among four also-rans: Gaston Dcffcrre, So- cialist, mayor of Marseillo, 5.07 >cr cent; Michel Rocard, score- a'ry-gcncral of the Unified So- cialist 3.68 per cent; ,ouis millionaire in- duslrialisli 1.27 per cent, and Alain Krlvine, a 27-year-old stu- dent per cent. Official results lacking only ALAIN POHER iority, a .runoff between the two high men will be held in -two weeks to fill the seven-year presidential term. The big question now is which way the Communists will swing. Duclos said during the "cam- paign that choosing between 'ompidou and Poher would be ike choosing between cholera tnd the plague. Some Commu- nist sources hinted that.the par- y leaders would ask their sup- porters to. stay away from'.the lolls on June' 15. That'should hrowilhe victory to Pompidou. Poher needs all ithe Commit: list and voles lo win. le was said he would not ask or the Communist votcv but hat ho'wants to be a -president am from Brittany I won't give up ;Poher said his duties as inter- im president kept him from waging an active campaign He depended mostly on'radio: and television appearances. He'is planning a vigorous tour for the next two weeks.' Pompidou waged a whirlwind campaign by piano, helicopter and, car. Visiting all 21-regjpns of France, he met with, Jocal leaders, gave public speeches and-appeared oh television as well. De Gaulle, who started it '-all by" his'resignation following Be- teat of some secondary constitu- tional reforms, attended. Mass in the Irish vacationing while his country- men wore voting-.'De Gaulle's housekeeper cast proxy votes for-lhe general and his refused to tell newsmen their ibout votes from some or all Frnnchmcn and cannot ivcrscas areas, gavi'-thcsn to- control where the als: Pompidou, Poh- Duclos, from. From his position of sfrrnglh, Mfcrrc, Uocard, Pompidou suggested that Poher Ducalel and withdraw from in the Crivinc, 758., 3 of national r-'- "1 1 National Guard Training Period Moved to, August CONCORD, N.H. (AP) New Hampshire Army National Guardsmen will attend IS'-'days of 'annual field training at Camp Drum, N.Y. three months''liter than they have in .the past' Iwo years. Maj: Gen. Francis- McSwiney :aid- today the summer, camps would begin Aug. K through Sept. 6. >n For the last two years, ,Ncw llnmpshlre units have attended camp during May: uni'! Units- to tike part in summer camp from Concord, Chester, Hillsboro, Claremont, Dover, Rochester, The National Safely Council estimated, the t weekend that 550 to 650 persons would die in highwaj accidents I dunng the holiday period fiom p m local tme Thursday; to i midnight Sunday During a similai 78 hour non ohdaj penod lecently ighwav fatalities were lecord d t, Two of the weekend's worst ccidents happened Saturday ight en pel sons were killed nd anothei injured in a head- n collision in Spanish r k aninn Utah, and seven qjhers icd and three persons ritically North Caw na .Traffic-was heavy across'-the ounto most of the weekend Mbng the" Southern California oast traffic was bumper'fo umper on major 80 miles south and 40 miles nor'th f Los Angeles, according tojhe tale highway .patrol. Littleton, tw- caster, Woodsvillt' I ;