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Nashua Telegraph (Newspaper) - June 11, 1969, Nashua, New Hampshire Stock Prices At Noon Today's Chuckle Most of us don't know what we want, but we're pretty sure we don't have it. Ntw Hampshire's Largest Evening Newspaper VOL. 101 NO. 17 Continuing the New Hampshire Telegraph Established October 20, 1832 NASHUA, NEW HAMPSHIRE, WEDNESDAY, JUNE II, 194? Second Class Postage Paid At Nashua, N. H. Weather Fair, Mild Tonight Cloudy, Warm Thursday Report On Page Two 52 PAGES TEN CENTS Legislative Mum On Budget Pope Meets Protestant Leader Pope Paul VI gestures as he stands with- the Rev. Eugene Carson Blake, secretary general of the World Coun- cil of Churches, on the pontiff's arrival at the Ecumenical Center in Geneva. Rev. Blake, 62, of the United Presby- terian Church of the United States, is from New Canaan, Conn. (AP Wire- photo Via cable from CONCORD, N. H. (AP) controversial legis- ative conference commit- ee, whose job it is to bal- nce New Hampshire's General Fund budget, re- mains behind closed doors uggling millions of dollars md utters no comment to ewsmen's questions. Legislative Specials The committee, late Tuesday, otified the House Appropria- ons Committee that at least 1.5 million would be set aside or "legislative .specials." This approximately more nan Gov. Walter Peterson City Budget Passed; Hike In Tax Seen By Claudette Durocher Nipped of the 1969 municipal budget has been set at Final approval of the out- lay; which is million more than appropriated last year, was conferred at the aider-manic meeting last night. Tussle Develops .The. only .tussle which devel- oped was over deletion of in the Public Works De- partment budget for installation of system. The item was chopped on a.9-4 vote. Alderman Donald L. Ethier tried to deduct an additional by removing an appro- priation for that amount to per- mit the first phase of ah air conditioning program at City Hall. His motion, however, was hot accepted and. met quick death. An estimated rise of about has been predicted in the tax rate, now. at the per thou- sand level. The cut back is equivalent to about a 50-cent reduction in the anticipated rate. This year's tax rate will be set by the state tax commis- sion in; late July after figures on state revenue disbursable to towns and cities are available. H. Legislators OK Revised Budget CONCORD, N.H. (AP) The House has approved a revised capital expenditures budget of million. House members added almost million to the recommenda- tions of the chamber's Appro- priations Committee. The lawmakers debated for Today's Edition Pfiofos Of Graduates To.maintain the long-standing tradition of. publishing photos of graduates in'the area schools as well as those who are receiving college degrees, today's Tele traph includes the first in a se- ries :qf these photos. with the increased mwth in school enrollment, the photos of graduates of the larger schools to appear! on successive Wednes days; because the hundreds o pictures received have overtaxed the Telegraph's production facili ties.: Included in today's edition ar the graduates from St. Louis Higl winners fron Riyier College, St. Anselm's Col lege; University of New Hamp thirt.and New Hampshire Col lege of Accounting and Com as well as area student who ire graduating from college arid .universities in other section of: the country. PIZZA by Charles Famous thruout New England 147 W. PEARL ST. Fiiriest in Pizzas Grinders (all varieties) Regular 90c PLAIN PIZZA TUESDAY ONLY Ttltphont 889-4542 II A.M. to 2 A.M. Sat. 3 P.M. Midnitt lore than four hours before the nal voice vote Tuesday. The ncrease was seen by observers s a victory for the House Pub c Works Committee and -it; hairman, Rep. Rob Trow ridge, R-Dublin. The Public Works Committe riginally recommended expen itures of million. Gov falter Peterson had recom mended million. Tli :ouse Appropriations Commit ee had recommended an ex enditure of million. Most of the additions ap roved by the House went t he University of New Hamp hire. The university gained million in various proposals fo projects ranging from a ne- 40-student dormitory to ne jarages. Also included in the increase was miliion for a labora ory for the Health and Welfar department and for th mprovcment of the border 1 quor store in Nashua, propose >y Rep. Jean Wallin, D-Nasl ua. Trowbridge also was succes ful in cutting million author zation for the Echo Lake Cath dral Ledge State Park near Con way. He suffered his only defeat when he failed to get a mil- ion appropriation for a data processing center at Concord reduced to As voted by the aldermen, th udget will be defrayed by rais g through rea tate and stock-in-trade taxes The gap between local taxe nd' appropriations will b osed by transferring om surplus; .receipt o anticipated in ental revenues and i iscellaneous" income, includin le city's share of state taxe In trimming the budget, th Idernien stuck closely to cu jreed upon at a final revie ession Monday night. Exceptions were that they le ntact the. truck nee'for the dog b instead of reducing it b 200 as discussed, and ke out of a allocatio o hire consultants for the pr osed expansion, i tead of wiping out the appr riation altogether. Aside from the redu ion in the consultant alloc ion and the radio elim ation, the aldermen cut: MUNICIPAL BUDGET Page urged in his version of the biidg-! et for special funding needs. In another development, Pet- erson responding to, a ques- tion from a newsman said: "I would welcome the oppor- tunity to appear before the Committee of Conference The result of the delibcra'tions of this committee will be of the ut- most importance to the people of New Hampshire." Informed of the governor's in- dication of a willingness to dis- cuss the budget, the committee :ontinued to remain mute. Thus, the statistical future was still being' thrashed out by eight legislators, far afield from e public forum It has been ex- osecV to since mid-February. Rep.-Arthur Drake, R-Lancas- r, committee .chairman, rioti- ed the public on formation 'the committee there would e no public statements 'issued ccept by the entire committee, nd not until the budget was re- cited out of thei committee. Inquiries to each member of le committee showed all the riembers wished :to remain losed-mouthed Streeter Presses For OEO Probe state Office of Economic Op portunity that this particular of directors (CAP o Hillsborough County) is unco operative and the umost politi cally oriented board m the entire state' OEO. program If this iroves lo be true, I am quite certain that Federal Duector Rumsfeld- will take whateve. action -is .necessary to brim about an-, orderly reorganizatioi of. the- committee. Councilor Bernard A. Streeter r today called for a full in- estigatioh of the Hillsborough bounty Community Action Com- mittee. His move is .linked, to the re- ent dismissal of-Mrs. Mary B. Malarkey as Head, Start" direc- or Here by the Community Action Program board. i Streeter 'has asked- the rational and state directors of he Office of Economic Oppor- unity to probe com pi a i, n t s against the county group. "Streeter Criticizes The Nashua' councilor criti clzed what he termed.: politic, and'petty jealousies. In a-state ment, he said: jAs a -result of numerous complaints, highlighted with the LUG' t .'Politics and petty jealousie have no place in the OEO gram, whether it be on the l cal, state or national level President Nixon made t h a point quite clear when he ap pointed' Rumsfeld to head th progranv last month, I made that point quite clear t Mr. DeVoid and he is m com plete agreement "Having taken a personal in terest in the state OEO pi gram for quite some time no because of. certain allegation and problems within the distn I serve, I want to make it. pe: fectly clear that, as far as am concerned, politics and pe Dm- ty jealousies will not be -tole munity Action Committee for -ate, recent; termination MafyB. Malarkey, Mrs. Head Start Director in .Nashua, I have today asked former Con- gressman Donald Rumsfeld, newly-appointed national 'direc- tor of the Office of Economic Opportunity, and Robert R. De- Void, director, OEO for New Hampshire, to investigate. com- plaints made against the Com- A mi tip P. for Subject to their scrutiny and private discussion 'were gaps among operating, budgets recommended by the governor, passed by the House and passed by the Senate. The budget, approved by the Senate, lacked .financing in ex- cess of million. The budget, approved by the House, lacked financing in ex- cess of million. The governor's budget a target of much criticism from both chambers lacked finan- cing in its amended form to tht tune of million. Conference .committee mem- bers must agree unanimously: oh the budgeCreported out to. both chambers." House Speaker Marshall leigh, who named himself to tht' committee, is determined to; have a budget which he feels will adequately fund the needl of welfare, education and other state agencies. No Trace of Massing Nashuans The sea search and investigation of the disappearance of three Nashua men off the coast of Rockport, Mass., have been suspended, a Coast Guard spokesman said today. Theithree went fishing Friday afternoon, and their Left to right: Maurice Jean, 25, of 53 New Searles Road; David Kufeldt, 26, of 7 South St.; and Maurice DuPont, 25, of 9Va Hanover St. Portsmouth Renews Drive For Canadian Ferry Plan PORTSMOUTH The Cham- ber of Commerce is spearheading another move to establish ferry service between Portsmouth and Nova Scotia, the Nashua Tele- graph has learned The report was confirmed yes- terday by James Hinchey, execu- tive director of the Portsmouth Chamber. He said that at a special meeting Monday, several groups including the'New Hamp- shire Port Authority, agreed Approval of Bond Issue Clears For City to Acquire Neverett Land TONIGHT THE TELEGRAPH Obituaries 2 Pearson 4 Sports 40, 41 Surburban 22, 23 Sulzburgor 43 Abby Baker Classifieds 43 47, 48, 49, 50, 51 Comics 46 Crossword 19 Editorial 4 Financial 6 Horoscope Nashua Scene 4 Taylor Television 41 Theaters 4d Dr. Thostcson 47 Weather The long-debated acquisition of the Neverett properties next to City Hall on Garden Street las taken on a more definite form with approval of a bond issue, to finance the pur- chase: Approval of the bond issue resolution was given by the al- dermen last night.on a vote of 11-1 with one abstention. Opposed to the measure was Alderman-at-Large Maurice L. Bouchard who has objected to the proposal as being both ex- pensive and unnecessary. Alderman Sherman Horton Jr., a lawyer who has repre- sented the W. J. Neverett Real ty Co., owner of the properties, abstained from voting. Absent were Aldermen Charles E. Theroux and Ed- mond A. Dionne. Amendment Offered Prior to the final vote, Alder- man-at-Large Francis LaFlam- me, chairman of the lands and buildings committee, offered an amendment to include "addi- tional parking facilities" as a purpose for the acquisition as well as for the expansion of City Hall. His amendment was second- ed by Alderman Richard P Joyce and carried 11-1, with Horton abstaining. LaFlamme's amendment was in line with a finance commit tee recommendation. During a 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 explore every avenue toward this possibility. Hinchey said a feiiy service lo Canada would be a boom to the state This seivice would be provided: the Lion Ferry Company of reden. The Swedish firm wants million "guarantee against or business. Hinchey indicated plans to ask e N. H. Legislature to finance e million guarantee-at 00 annually over a. five-year pc- od. He said: 'Losses could amount to zero- pending on the-success of the stem. If there are no losses, ere is no money involved." And Portsmouth holds the en- able :position of being the only crested city with a terminal r this type of service. Port- and' Me. a strong bidder for the rvice, lacks a terminal. Also onsidered is Gloucester, Mass., ut it also lacks such a facility. Portland faces-a problem m nancing construction of a ter- ninal. There is a bill in the Maine Legislature to provide for his construction. However, it was aid recently that the-Appropna- ons Committee plans to recom- nend, "ought not to be- ause ot lack of state funds. Land to Be Acquired by City acquire through a bond issue meeting of the committee, La: Flamme acknowledged the pur- chase was sought for expansion of the Elm Street parking lot as well as for possible use as a City Hall annex; The lands and buildings com- mittee negotiated with the Nev- erett interests for purchase of .he properties. Reaching an impasse price, they recommended the Charge Accounts INVITED WE HONOR BANKAMERICARD DISCARD Nashua Wallpaper Co. W. Ptarl St Opn Thuri. Trl. Til properties be bought1 by emi- nent domain. The, bond .issue would be put in escrow pending he outcome of the eminent do- main case, should the purchase >e pursued'through that avenue. At a condemnation hearing ast week; the firm asked dam- ages of believed .lower ,han its original.asking price. Filial Passage LaFlamme and Joyce moved See it now at the "FOTOMART" Home movies that talk! "'It's'easy to take sound movies FOTOMART CAMERA Corn 178 MAIN ST. NEXT TO 8TATK CINEMA "Bf 8hap and -passage the bond issue-resolution. In explaining his abstaining, Hortdn said he ha rppresented .the firm, before. be coming, an alderman.. refraining from com menting on the merits resolution, Horton advised tn aldermen that Ion standing.; plans to acquire th property had cost the Neverc family several favorable leaf agreements. On two occasions, he sal news that tht city interes ed in acquiring tht propert caused- the loss of least agree mentrjuit at they were to signed. He, said he provided tht 1 formation only to thow what' feet tht city's long-stand! threat of condemnation had the .owners. be considered but that would re- quire voter appioval in November. According to an agreement be- tween Lion Ferry and Portland, he city must assure the firm by July 1 that it will have facilities eady when Lion starts daily operations in June, 1970 In the meantime, a dispute has developed at the Canadian end of he line. It involves a Canadian .quabble .between the provincial md national 'governments. It stemmed from a Yarmouth, N. S., news conference held last week by Canadian Justice Minis- ter John Turner. He was quoted as-saying the Canadian govern- ment "was not about arrangements between the icotia government- and the Lion Ferry Company. The service wouid involve conversation of the-Yarmouth terr minal to handle the new ferry. Among those attending tht Portsmouth meeting Monday night were Clifford Taylor, presi- dent, and Hinchey, and directors, Chamber of Commerce; A. Dick son Smith, executive N. H, Port Authority; director, Anthony Jarrett director, and Philip Ba- ker, chairman- of the Legislative Affairs Committee, Portsmouth Economic Development Commis- White House Weighs Birth Control Plan By NAN ROBERTSON Niw York New tirnici .WASHINGTON The White House is seriously weighing recommendations that a per- manent government commis- sion be set up with broad re- sponsibilities in the field of do- mestic birth control. Such a commission was pro- posed last Jan. 7 by a Presi- dential Committee, appointed >y President Johnson the pre- vious July and -headed by Wil- bur :J. Cohen, 'then secretary of- Health, Education; and .Wei 'are, propose a separate commission and center or. agency is not yet known. The division of responsibilities between sepa- rate agencies also is something ill to be worked out. The committee appointed by Johnson recommended tha.t family planning information and: services be made available by. 1973 to all American women who want, but cannot afford, hem. ;aiiu, and John 'D.' Rockefeller III. Rockefeller is chairman of the board of trustees of the Population Council. In the Congress, meanwhile, bipartisan support is building up for a bill that would estab- lish a national center for popu- lation and family planning in H.E.W. It would pull together and expand services and re- search now fragmented among several agencies.- The Mil, co-sponsored by B senators and M members of the 'Introduced House, month. A presidential message Congress on birth control is to pected soon, but whtthtr it will Salvation Army Officers to Get Columbus Post j Salvation Army Cant. Owen T. Bryant and Mrs. Capt. Bryant were notified today that new assignment is to serve .as corps officers in Columbus, Ohio. ThV couple also received word that both will be promoted to the rank of major, effective June 17; The Bryants and their four chil- dren are scheduled, to fly out to Columbus on July V where will perform the same type of duties as they have in Nishui for the past t% years. No 'local havt been namtd ai I ;