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Nashua Telegraph (Newspaper) - June 6, 1969, Nashua, New Hampshire -S ,1 1 itf flints Stock Prices At Noon Today's Chuckle One thing is different in 1969. Those who last year ad- vised not to trust anybody over 30 now advise us not trusting anybody over 31. Ntw Hampshire's Largest Evening Newspaper... Weather Showers Likely Tonight Cloudy, Mild Saturday Report On 'Page two VOL. 101 NO. 82 Continuing New Hampshire Telegraph Established October NASHUA, NEW HAMPSHIRE, FRIDAY, JUNE 6, 1969 Second GUI Postage Paid At Nashua, N. H. 22 PAGES Pric. TEN CENTS New Hampshire House J I would not agree Speaker Marshal Cobleigh says he doesn't think "it's Broken Glass, Broken Posf At left is an iron post on the Nashua High School grounds that is battered often with bottles, leaving an unsightly pile of glass. At right, Parks Superintendent Edwin Schroeder holds any big deal" that he left House Appropriations com-, mittee Chairman Joseph Eaton of Hillsborough'Off a oint legislative Committee which starts today to try :o resolve the state's budget difficulties. Broke Tradltloi After the Senate approved a million version of the lower half of a solid concrete fence post which was broken. (Tele- graphotos-Harrigan. NHS Glassy Grass Ires City Officials By JOHN HARRICAN Grass the illegal kind is supposed to turn the eyes glassy. But oh the grounds at Nashua High School, it's the: other way around. The grass is turning glassy. Glittering Eyesore The, dope on the glassy grass is kids, according to Parks Su- Maine Firm Low Bidder For Bridge A Pittsfield, Me., firm is the apparent' low bidder for con- struction of the new Nashua- Hudson bridge. The firm, Cianchette Bros. Inc., bid for the job. Other bidders included Cur- ran-Lavoie Inc., Littleton, ,123; E.D. Swett, Suricook, 046; Constructors, Inc., Lexing- ton, Mass., The proposals were opened by the state department of Public Works .and Highways yesterday in Concord. A department spokesman said the bids were slightly higher than estimated but it is expect- ed the department will make a recommendation for a.contract award at the June 16th meeting of Gov. Walter Peterson and the Executive Council. Completion of the three-pier bridge is set for Sept, 15, 1970.' Bids are expected to be invi- ted later this year for construc- tion of bridge. road accesses to the perihtendent Edwin Schroede He says youngsters are turnin a green area on Lake Stree into a glittering eyesore. The area in question is a the western end of the hig school near Hamiito Street, where a .cement post iron rail fence runs along th sidewalk. According to Schroeder, stu dents congregate .'there ;..durin ;lieir recess'and lunch, periods Sacking him up on this state ment is. a resident across th street, Edwin Nadeau, of 34.V Lake St. Nadeau says he has witnesset youngsters throwing bottles an- other trash all over the ground and his side of the street. Hi also claims' he has called th' police a number .of times, bu :hat authorities .have been abl :o do little because of the dij ficulty in pin-pointing .blame. An incident which particular ly aroused Schroeder's ire wa malicious damage, to a coricret lost on the fence. Someoni jroke the post at the bottom then twisted it. off its wire slip ports until it fell to the ground :t was left with sharp wires protruding from the base of the post. Although the'area is generally school property, the city is re sponsible for its upkeep.' Am since Schroeder is responsible for the care of city land, this area falls under his jurisdiction Another source of anger for Schroeder and others is the status of an old iron post on the school grounds, just a few feet from the fence .and the street. Schroeder and Nadeau say City Public Works Official Albert L Lavoie, 57, Dies Public Works Commissioner Al bert L. Lavoie, in Me- morial. Hospital this morning after a brief illness. A native of Canada, Lavoie had assumed his duties as public works commissioner Feb. He had previously served as Ward 6 alderman. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Helen Lavoie; three sisters and four brothers. A retired emptoyc of the Nash- ua Corporation, he was employed by the New Hampshire Sweep- stakes Commission and lived at 6 Fifield St. His death marks the third va- cancy on the four-man Board of Public Works in six months. The first vacancy occurred when long-time Commissioner Joseph Bouchard resigned in December for health reasons. He was re- placed by Kenneth Hartz. Causing the second vacancy ALBERT L. LAVOIE was the sudden death of.Com- missioner Conrad Bellavance sev- eral months ago. The aldermen named Robert Pillsbury to suc- ceed him. What's So Special About FREE CHECKING AT NASHUA TRUST? minimum balance if you're under 65 and NONE if you're over. That's what! Member, F.D.l.C. some youngsters have soriie type, of fascination with at- tempting to hit the post with glass containers of all sorts, in- cluding the type that holds than soft drinks. Close inspection bears this story "out. Glass lies all around the embattled arid on the ground for a considerable area in circumference.. Nadeau says he has watched youngsters standing, in. a group, and has seen "a bottle come whistling out and land near the He has also seen youths dropping lunch litter from their but, a quick call to.police solved that matter. The complaining parties say there once were two or three teachers on duty at the scene, patrolling the area and stalking errant youngsters who sneaked off behind a wall to smoke and otherwise misbehave. Now, they say, there's no teachers. When it was pointed out that there were no trash barrels in the vicinity, Schroeder acknowl- edged this remedy the and promised situation. But jredicted it would make no dif- ference. "They'll .still break bottles and he said. "They just don't use trash cans." One littering instance recalled by Nadeau resulted in some rather different tactics by po- lice. He said an officer caughl some youths in the act of lit- tering, marched them over to the.Lake.Street fire station to borrow some brooms, and stood by while the guilty party swept the debris up. No such luck this time, say Schroeder and Nadeau. A hope- ful note, however, was sounded by Schroeder. "I called Superintendent "Ed- mund he said. "He told me he would do his best to ,ook into the matter, and I trust he will." Thieu Prepared to Accept Special Elections Proposal By TERENCE SMITH Niw York Tlmtt NIWI Siryici SAIGON President Nguyen Van Thieu is reliably reported to be prepared to accept special elections in South Viet- nam as part of a negotiated settlement of the war. Thieu. has privately advised western diplomats arid South Vietnamese political figures hat he could agree to special elections before the next nation- vide balloting scheduled for 971 if such elections are a prerequisite to peace. Special elections are one of he major demands set out by he Viet Cong in the 10-point bargaining position presented at he Paris talks May 8. He has ilready agreed that the Viet Cong could participate as party in national elections. Thieu is also understood be willing to consider the for- mation of a joint electoral com- mission that would include rep- resentatives of the National Liberation Front, the political arm of the Viet Cong, to su- pervise the elections. The Saigon government re- portedly regards such a com- mission as an acceptable alter- native to the Viet Cong's de- ihand for an interim coalition government, which Thieu op- poses. However, the government would insist on playing the ma- jor, role on any such commis- sion, according to South Viet- namese sources, and would de- mand that Viet Cong represent- ation be kept to a minority. The sources said that the commission would operate un- der guidelines agreed to in Pa- ris by both parties, but under the general supervision of the Saigon Ministry of I n t e r i o r. Most observers here believe the Viet Cong would reject any such restriction. As Thieu's advisers view it, the job of the commission would be to write a new set of electoral laws; to set a date for the elections and to super- vise the balloting. The belief is that this could be done within the framework of the present South Vietnamese constitution, or with only minor amend- ments. Cobleigh Move On Budget Group CONCORD, N. H. (AP) budget projecting.a J14 mil- don't lose their he said. Cobleigh said he appointed Haiche because "I've always :y party, niy own party, to im- portant posts. Therefore, I feel egislature." "I can't understand why he jid said Eaton, visibly surprised. "Perhaps it's because to anything unless it was fully funded." The veteran committee chair- man said lie knew of no other time, when the appropriations committee chairman has not been named to the conference committee.. He predicted that without his presence the confer- ence group might be pushed in- to approving.programs that are not properly financed. "I: intend to fight any portion of the budget I don't like Asked if he. regarded Cob- leigh's move as stripping him of authority, he said, "I Won't answer that. Maybe this was my fault." Raiche Pleased Haiche said he asked Cobleigh for the appointment and was pleased at obtaining it. think it is a good idea that not all the people on the committee from the House are tied to the appro- priations committee he said. At least one Democratic .lead- er, Senate Minority Leader Har- ion deficit for the two fiscal years, Cobleigh broke with tra- lition Thursday and named the louse members of the confer- ence group, leaving out Eat- on. However, the speaker did ap- )0int himself and House Demo :ratic Minority Leader Robert Raiche of Manchester ,to the conference group along with :hree members of the lower chamber's appropriation com- mittee. "I don't think it's any big deal that we left out Cobleigh said afterwards. He noted there are two budgets, "capital and and indicated that le would appoint Eaton to a conference committee on the liidget which finances capital mprovemente. t "Joe Is more of geherilist jnd for that reason I picked leople from the committee who lad gone into Cob- eigh said. He also expressed concern for Jaton's health. "We. had great 'ear for Eaton's health and for been Chief Albert former Senate President) Stew- art Lamprey's health" during :he meetings of the last budget conference committee when ar- tuments sometimes became leated, Cobleigh said. 'I looked fgr .people who ry Spanos of Newport, ex- pressed concern over the speak- er's action. Spanos said he was pleased Raiche was named to the com- mittee' but. said 'he thought it was "a mistake not to nami Eaton to the committee" -be- cause his absence would make it difficult to sell a compromise budget to the House. Named to the conference com- mittee from the House along with Cobleigh and Raiche were Reps. Arthur Drake, R-Lancas- ter; Edna Weeks, R-Greerilahd, arid George Briitoh, D-Manches- tcr, all members of the appro- priations committee. Senate members are Giiman, R-Farniington; chair- Finance Leader man of the Senate Committee; Majority John Bradshaw, R-Nelson, arid Paul E. Provost, D-Mariches- ter., The House has rejected any attempt to levy a broad-based tax on sales or income to furn- ish money: to balance the pro- jected state budget and also has thwarted several COBLEIGH attempts to Page 1 Firemen Abandon The cleanup burning job by Nashua firemen on the John Wol- len property, near Boire Field and just off Pine Hill Road, has Ttmguay said this morning. Tanguay cited criticism of his firemen by citizens as the primary reason for the abrupt termination of a project which was to have lasted into the winter and cleared about six acres of trash and as- sorted wood and lumber. The city had agreed Wburn the elt that in Congress they should trash in exchange for a free con- v l _ _ nrVincn appoint members of the mmpn nection to a water pipeline whose original installation costs had Samuel Tamposi. we have to do it in the state The connection was sought for the Airport Fire Station which is experiencing well problems. Without the exchange the con- nection would have cost the city A maximum of for fire- men overtime pay for the burn- ing had been set by the financt committee. "We had hoped to rid the of debris and heavy accumula- tion of junk, which'for years was an it looks like that plan will have to'be abandoned." the chief declared. Tanguay explain that some residents were upset about the time element of the job. "They thought we'd be there full time. There absolutely was no plan to make the cleanup pro- gram a fulltime operation." lit emphasized. "We planned to burn the trash when conditions were just right, and not make it a day in and day out he con- cluded. N.H. House Fails to Reach Decision on Parking Bill The House in Concord yester lay tabled a bill-backed by the 25 Years Later--D-Day Area Revisited By JOHN VINOCUR SAINTE-MERE-EGLISE, Vance (AP) "Under the ommand of Gen. Eisenhower, naval forces, supported y strong air forces, began anding Allied armies this morn- ig on the northern coast of raricei" This message from Col. Er- est Dupuy in London came at 33 a.m. London time 25 years go today. D-Day had begun id Hitler's four-year grip on urope would be smashed in 11 lonths. The' ritons, Canadians and soldiers Free French ack on the beaches and in the illages today where people can e grateful to them without em- arrassment and the old sol- diers proud without complexes. They came late Thursday night to this village which says it was the first in Europe to re- gain its freedom in 1944. Paratroopers of the U.S. 82nd Airborne Division jumped into Sainte-Mere-Eglise shortly after midnight. One soldier caught his elite on the church steeple and hung from it for hours, but by 4 a.m. the 100-man German garri- son had pulled out and the vil- lage was in American hands. Some of the old paratroopers, including the 82nd's commander at the time, Lt. Gen. James M. Gavin, were back in town to watch two planes drop dummies on the square in a simulated at- tack. Gavin, who landed in a swamp outside the town, said See it now at the "FOTOMART" Bell 8 Howell Home movies that talk! It's easy to take sound movies FOTOMART CAMERA Corp. ITS MAIN ST. NEXT TO ITATJJ OIHKMA Fotofmut Atop his memories of D-Day are strangely hazy. "I was occupied with it I would do on the grounu. There were people down there with guns that did not like us and my mind just moved from one thing to anoth< er without saving much of it." At a.m. men were mov- ing into the beaches, the Ameri- cans at Omaha and Utah, and the British and Canadians to the east at Juno, Sword and Gold. On Omaha beach, casualties were heavy and the situation was uncertain until after noon. Col. William Sharp of Pen- nington, N.J., then a 19-year-old lieutenant, drove an armored vehicle .onto the beach at a.m. "We went straight he said. "My orders were to pro- JUNE SPECIAL ALL LADDERS Wood Aluminum PRICE Nashua Wallpaper Co. 129 W. Pearl St. OPEN Thurs. It Fit nights 'til 2 MEN WANTED For our lubrication rack and tire machine. per hour plus benefits: 7 Paid Holidays Blue Cross 4 Blue Shield Major Medical Policy Fully Paid Vacations Sec Nap the Service Manager CLYDE GARFIELD OLDSMOBILE CADILLAC D. W. Highway, South ceed to a certain point and take the. waterproofing off my vehi- cle. To the right and left people would be killed, but we were oc- cupied with our waterproofing. We were safe on the beach, but three days later my unit was nearly destroyed in a Panzer at- tack." American casualties in the first 24 hours were put at by the 1st Army, including more than dead arid missing. British and Canadian forces had about to casualties. These men were being hon- ored today at ceremonies in the American and British sectors. The memorials were laid by Gen. of the Army Omar Brad- ley; Gen. Sir Richard Gale, commander of the British air- borne invasion force, and Gen. Sir Charles Ellworthy. com- mander-in-chief of the Royal Air Force. Speaking about the D-Day dead, Gavin said: 'A tribute in human lives had to be paid. When the end of the war was near, when finally wi entered our first concentration camp Mecklenburg, near Ludwigslust, we understood that our sacrifices not been in vain." "The inhumanity of certain men towards others hid to stopped .freedom of hu- manity Gavin added. Nashua and Manchester Down- town authorize cities towns to levy special assessments to build and oper- ate parking facilities. The lawmakers failed to reach t decision on House Bill 708 after two votes and several quo- rum counts. .Rep. Armand Capistran, D Manchester, moved to postpone the bill indefinitely a motion which at one point lacked but one vote gaining the necessary 16S to put off consideration in- definitely. The House also delayed action on another proposal, HB 786, to allow cities to increase permit lees to help finance the parking plan. This measure was placed on the calendar for next Tues- day. The tabling of HB 708, came as a mild surprise as both bills lad been tagged "ought to pass" by the House Committee on Statutory Revision. The Telegraph's coverage of a dinner meeting in Manchester Wednesday night noted heavy support of both bills by Nashua md Queen City lawmakers. That session was sponsored by he two communities'-Chambers of Commerce and their Down- own Associations. HB 708 is an enabling act to allow a community to Impose special assessments In connec- tion with the construction and operation of parking garages. HB be considered Tuesr day, would permit communities to Increase their motor vehicle be permit fees. Both proposal! wen endorsed by Mayors Dtnnls J. Sullivan of Nashua and John C. Mqngan ol Manchester, and the Chamber groups. These bills are listed-as ena- bling acts whereby final ap- proval of parking plans would be determined by the governing boards of a community. Jets' Namath Ends Career NEW YORK (AP) -Joe Na- math, the New York Jets' Super Bowl hero, said today he is re- tiring reluctantly from football. He indicated the move came because of pressure from Pete Rozelle, commissioner of the National Football League. The surprising announcement was made at the lounge known as Bachelors Three, located at 62nd and Lexington Avenue of which Namath is one-third own- The football star appeared more than half an hour late in'a small .narrow room which crammed with more than ISO news and camera men. TONIGHT IN THE TELEGRAPH Abby Baker 5 Classifieds 18, It, 20, 21 17 Comics Crossword Editorial Financial Horoscope Lawrence Nashua Scene 4 Obituaries Pearson 4 Sports 10, 11 Suburban 14, 15 Suliburjjer 17 Taylor ;4 4 Television !l Theaters 17 Dr. Thosteson 7 Weather 1 ;