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Nashua Telegraph (Newspaper) - May 7, 1969, Nashua, New Hampshire Today's Chuckle It's hard to believe that men will propose to a girl under a light they wouldn't even pick out a suit by. ,1969 Tht Ttltyoph'i 100th Ai A Ddly Htmtpuptt... C-.-W Weather SHowtri Likely Tonight Rainy, Warm Thursday PULL mrorr ON PAGI TWO VOL. 101 NO. 57 Established 111 Weekly October X, ItU Incorporattd u a Daily Muck I, lid NASHUA, NEW HAMPSHIRE, WEDNESDAY, MAY 7, 1969 IwrndCIiii Pitt At Niihui, N. H. 44 PAGES Price TEN Students Evicted From Students Evicted After Tolce-Over At left, Michael Rewa, a member of the Dartmouth College faculty, gestures as he talks with protesting stu- dents on the steps of the administration building Mem- bers of the S.D.S. and other students took over the build- ing yesterday, but were evicted this morning without any violence by New Hampshire and Vermont state police Goveinor Walter Petei son planned the evacu- ation: personally, according to Warren Rudman of Nash- ua, an aide to the goveinor At light, piotesters hang a banner fiom the window of the president's office. Inside Today's Telegraph Today's edition of the Tele. graph includes a variety of fea- tures and special articles. The list Includes: The thirteenth in a series of Ar- ticles oh the survey report con- cerning the city's educational sys- tem deals with the industrial arts program Page 21. Notre Daine president says stu- dent radicals are .In the minority Page 33. David Lawrence writes on "Tackling Student Disorders" Page 4. Secession of New York City from the state looms as a plat- form plank Page 28. After two decades, the Civil Defense program is just, bare bones Page 34. Mao supporters emerge from congress with strength and back Red Chinese theory of "con. tinuous revolution" Page 23. State Department Reforms Launched by GOP Leaders By PETER GROSE York TimM Nlwi WASHINGTON The Repub- lican leadership has started1 a series of reforms in the State Department where President Nixon promised voters last year that he would make a thorough housecleamng" But instead of the partisan political purge implied in some c a hi p a i statements, this week's reorganization measures look more .like: the sort of re- 'forms that professionals of the Foreign Service themselves have been urging. The opening move in the re- form, came four days ago in a formal two page memorandum from Under Secretary of State Elliot L. Richardson to the As- sistant Secretaries .and other bureau chiefs of the department. He instructed; them to. "identi- fy younger officers of exceptional ability" and move them positions of higher responsibihtj The.unstated corollary was that more senior Foreign Serv- ice officers might -be passed over in promotions to higher diplomatic1 posts, and thus en- couraged to retire is expected to announce a second step of reoigamzation, a levnal of the long dormant Board of the For- eign Seivice to take contiol of personnel and staffing decisions, not only in. the State Depart- ment but in other .government agencies with oveiseas opera- tions as 'well. theie is to be a reorganization of the top-level analytical staff around Secre- tary of State William P. Rogers, pulling together the work of the once-influential Policy Planning Council of the State Department with the policy and budgetary planning of the other the United States Information Agency, the Agency for.. Inter- national Development, the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency, and the Peace Corps. One purpose behind this move is to give the Secretary of State the bureaucratic machinery necessay for him to carry out his legal responsibility of coordi- nating US foreign operations; rather than letting this function fall by default to the smaller National Security Council. staff at the While headed by. presidential assistant Henry A. Kissinger. On Oct. 14 last year, three weeks before the election, Nixon told newsmen in Key Biscayne, Fla.. that "we are going to clean house up there" at the State Department. "It has never been he said, "it wasn't even done during the Eisenhower ad- ministration. TODAY'S INDEX Abby 36 j Pearson t Classifieds I Obituaries 1 40, 41, 42, 42 Sports 18, 19 Comics 39 Suburban Crossword 39 News 16 Editorial 4 Taylor 4 Financial the Justice Depart-1 ment from Irwin Fruchtman, Toledo steel executive and a client of the firm Thes were found by police AVARD'S -i Main Street Corner of High WILL BE CLOSED UNTIL THURSDAY Out of Respect for the passing of our founder, Albert N. Avard ABE FORTAS last Augu'sl when Arnold Por- ter offices .were, ransacked, and robbed. The intruders took J22.160 of Mrs. Fortas' jewelry and ?944 in cash; Fruchtman was indicted last summer and sentenced, in Sep- tember to a year and a day in prison, for obstructing justice and destroying subpoenaed doc- uments. The grand jury investigation Is certain to spark political speculation, since it was not be- gun until the Justice Depart- Tax Problems? Bookkeeping and Accounting Services Fred Ackley 883-3912 KUHLS MARINE PRODUCTS Nashua Wallpaper Co. ,1M.W. Pearl St. 882-M91 Frl, Kllfhi. Til 5 ment passed from Democratic to Republican hands. Fred M. Vinson Jr., who head- ed (lie department's criminal di- vision in the Johnson adminis- tration, declined to discuss the matter with a reporter. Officials of the firm also de-' dined comment, but G. Duane Vieth, a partner, said a state- ment may be issued today. On Capitol Hill, meanwhile, Republicans continued criticism of Fortas. Sen. Strom Thurmond, R.-S..C., in a telegram to Ally. Gen. John N. Mitchell, said: "I strongly recommend that the Justice. De-. partment make a thorough investigation of the matter con- cerning a grant by the Wolfson Foundation to Justice Fortas. "His involvement in this and other questionable' incidents would appear to .be sufficient grounds'for legal action, and.'the possible removal 'of Justice For- tas from the Court." Vice President Spiro new, speaking Tuesday in.Sac- ramento, said Fortas was unwise in considering, the fee. But Agnew also said most criticism should be, aimed at :foundations .which divert.funds from legitimate .humanitarian purposes and other unrelated activities.. Life's account was that Fortas accepted a .check from the Wolfsnn. Family Foundation in January 1966: and returned the money more than 11 month! later. Wolfson, a former client of the firm, went to prison last month on a federal securities law vio- lation. Governor Peterson Directs Operation By Adolphe V. BernotM :HANbVER, N. H. (AP) with what the governor calls about 120 helmeted New Hampshire and Vermont state.troopers today ejected 55 protesting young per- from Dartmouth Col- lege's administration build- ing. In ending a 12-hour aati- ROTG o c c u p a t i o h by youngsters who defied a court order, police dragged, carried or. escorted the demonstrators from the col- legiate nerve center of this Ivy League campus. Gov. Walter Peterson personally planned the police steps. Newsmen Hurt Two newsmen sustained mi- nor injuries. Dave Martin, 41, CBS photographer from Pea- body; Mass-, who works .out of New York, and Randall Bas- iett, free-lance reporter from Hanover, were treated and re- leased from Mary Hitchcock Hospital. Some of the demonstrators loaded into a bus the young people to the Leban- on Armory to face Grafton County. Superior. Court charges of criminal contempt of court were and crying be- ealise, they said, troopers sprayed Mace inside the Admin- istration building during the 1.5- miniite clearing-mil activities.' Six of those arrested are women. They, had dim: bnstratorsln the takeover of the administration building of the all-male college. set at JMO apiece. Those who couldn't meet it .or wouldn't pay It were carted'off td the county jail to: await additional court ac- tion. As the' police swept, .through. !ttie. building, -an estimated -400 sympathetic'' .'students AM.-'. ,'asdliey'iefYthe canipus, the stu- dents outside gave polict Nazi salutei. Peterson, congritiilatlni Iht assembled troopers later, for their "restraint .In i 'difficult situation which has baffled many law enforcement agen- said he was commenting not as a Dartmouth alumnus or ex officio, trustee of the college but as the man responsible for maintaining peace in New Hampshire. "Frightened People" He described. the youngsters as "frightened young, people." The governor said the police "did what had to be done in1 most humane way possible and with the maximum restraint." Peterson's aide Warren Rud- man of Nashua said Peterson told, the state troopers 'from both states that "no fists or sticks" were to be'used and weapons'were to the holsters. Vermont troopers were called in under-a. tri-state com- pact. Both forces were depu- tized for the action against the demonstrator! who had nailed sKiit some doors and locked oth- ers'. A college spokesman, Robert Graham, said the governor wanted to be sure the law is enforced "wisely and Judicious- ly." The students1 had let it be known they "wanted a peaceful Graham added. The. governor had met with and the Grafton Cbunty authorities in nearby Lebanon to map the plans to re- move the students. The demonstrators ihcludlni members of the militant Stu- dents for a Democratic Society the1 military', training; programs, oh the campus. .Earlier, the. facul- ty had approved the gradual closing'but of the ROTC courses with those.students currently enrolled havina a, chance tfl: complete their, coursei.. The. occupation; bexan at -mid-.; afternoon .'Tuesdiy. "The .cmirt-or-.. der and Grafton County Su--. perlor Court Justice Martin Loujhlin: granted it, .at the re- quest of the college trustees. Since the names.of those in- side the sealed-off building were not known, the court issued the order against "John Doe and Jane Doe." Four hours after the' occupa- tion started; Deputy Sheriff Bob Turner delivered a copy of it- to the building nailed it to the door and. read it to the esti- mated IjiXM persons who had gathered outside. Later in the night, the crowd reached 509. Order Ignored Lbiighljn's temporary injunction, demanded, that unau- thorized persons stop .obstruct- ing the entrance or exit of any person from this .or any other building on the campus. The order prohibited the un- authorized 'occupation of any enjoined the use of force to "coerce any indivi- dual to do 'any act. or refrain from doing any act against his will." ..The- .court- also .blocked the opening, of ariyhcpllege .files .or the -dating of any document. and i ordered, that no destroye'd 'by those occupying the. building. Sheriff Herbert- Ash' and his. deputies tried for 50 minutes' to get.'some sort of answer.from the invaders when he repeated- ly asked by bullhorn and through 'messages'1 pressed against-the if the demonstrators intended to obey the court edict. The answer.came from upper floor The-demonstra- tors tossed, .three, daffodils at Ash. This brought cheers and victory signs from students who gathered ph. the steps in front of the.'buiiding. Dean Pushed-Out r. College Dean Thaddeus Sey- mour, who was ..among those, pushed out of the the. invaders, said the college "has.: tried all that was human- ly possible to facilitate commit-', ntcatlons. between faculty, stu- dents and administration. "All our efforts have been bent on preventing violence and such a breakdown in commurii--' cation as is evidenced in the oc- cupation." ,He made reference to the stu> dent referendum in which 88 DARTMOUTH Pan I State Rejectis By CLAUDETTE DUROCHER The 'substructure bids, 'for the new Nashua Hudson -.bridge have been rejected the: state De- partment of Public Works and Highway! because they exceeded estimates. Mayor Dennis J. Sullivan said he was informed of the develop- ment' today. department.vheiadded; now plans to the substructure and-superstrurtureiiwork-in-, an-- attempt lower bldi. Bids for the foundation work were opened May. i as the first phase of the bridge project. Sullivan said he was informed the bids exceeded'estimates by 60 per cent. Superstructure were, to have been invited th'is month. ;'Tw.o firms had submitted pro-' ppsals for the foundation Inc., "Me> charuc: Falls''Me., 35 Killed in By GEORGE SAIGON (AP) A Army Chinook .helicopter packed with South Vietnamese infantrymen crashed and burned Tuesday, lolling 34 of the men aboard and injuring the other :S5, the'- U.S. Command announced -today.. It was the worst-helicopter crash of the war..-. A U.S. spokesman said the ISO-foot CH47 helicopter, one of the workhorses of the war, de- veloped mechanical trouble while carrying the South Viet- namese to an operational area 75. miles north of Saigon. Two of the three American crewmen were killed and the other was injured. The rest of the casualties were Vietnamese. No other details were avail- able, but the spokesman said the crash was being investigat- ed. A total of; helicopters now have been reported lost in Faulty Radio Signals Blamed For Air Crash WASHINGTON (AP) fed- eral summary issued Tuesday says faulty radio signals figured in the Oct. 25 airline crash near Hanover, N.H., that killed 32 persons. A number of! pilots testifying before National Transporta- tion Safety Board hearing in Boston last month reported dis- crepancies in the performance of the Lebanon navigation sta- tion. They said they had re- ceived false signals indicating they were off course or had passed the station. A formal report on the prob- able cause of the crash involv- ing, a Northeast Airlines plane with 41 aboard will be issued after further study, the- board said. the war, with 70 of them de- stroyed since .April 1. Of these, 52 have been shot down and the rest lost because of collisions, mechanical trouble or enemy shelling them on the .ground.. .'Although this was the worst helicopter crash of the war, the toll lias been eiceeded'in sever- Congress, Nixon Ready To Close Pueblo Case By ROBERT T. GRAY WASHINGTON (AP) Both Congress and the White Houst appear willing to close tht Pueblo case along .lines set by the secretary of the Navy: no punishments but no of innocence. And- the principal figurt, Cmdr. Lloyd said' was satisfied with that outcome. Time and more current, pressing concerns have dissipat- ed most of the high feeling that once prompted congressional demands for fixing the blame in the capture of the U.S. ship by North Korea more than U months ago.- Navy Secretary John H. Chafee said Tuesday he was re- jecting recommendations of a Navy court of inquiry for disci- plinary moves that would have included a general court martial for Bucher, the ship's captain, and Lt. Stephen R. Harris, who commanded the ship's intelli- gence unit. Chafee said there would be no punishment for any Navy per- sonnel connected with the inci- dent. Key congressional- figures case indicated they accepted Chafee's decision. .Sen. John Stennis, D-Miss., chairman of the Senate Armed Services. Committee, saw, no firm reason for pursuing the case further. Rep. Otis Pike, D-N.Y., chair- mari.of a House.Armed Services subcommittee that investigated the Pueblo, backed Chafee. "The. Navy took a hardline po- sition which the secretary tem- pered with Pike said. At the White House, press sec- retary'Ronald Ziegler said there CMDR. LLOYD BUCHER was no reason tor President .Nixon to review Chafee's find- Sen. Richard B. Russell, D- Ga., who was chairman of the Senate Armed Services Commit- tee during the Pueblo incident, accepted Chafee's conclusion on the basis that "there was dere- liction all down the line." "It wouldn't have been fair to punish or admonish, the juniors in gone across the board to the joint Russell said. Sen. Peter Domihick, R.-Colo.. issued lie only congressional call for pressing the case. But he said his concern was 'actions of the personnel in- volved but "the question of tht breakdown In communications." Dominick, who had long held the Navy wiSs trying to make Bucher a scapegoat, said the re- commendations of the court of inquiry were "simply ridicu- lous." crashes of fixed-wing U.S. spoksmen say they caii give no particular reason for tht recent large losses of helicop- ters, but they cite the "enormity of the operation." They say niore than U.S. helicopten how are operating in And that during a normal weei" they average more than 3D flights each, transport mbrs than troops and haul more than 30 million pounds of cargo. i Although the performanct manual specifies !that the Chi- nook can carry a crew of three arid 33 fully equipped combat troops, U.S. spokesmen said this Is the standard for American troops in the United States. They explained that the only limitation in Vietnam is the pair- load, and that the Chinook can lift up to pounds, depend- ing on how much fuel it is car- rying and the distance it has to travel. And the average Viet- namese soldier is much smaller than an American soldier, weighing about 100 pounds. Only light, scattered fighting was reported as the North Vietr namese observed the 15th anni- versary of their victory over the French at Dien Bien Phu. The fall of the besieget May 7, 1954, broke resistance and res Geneva agreemenl the ex- pelled France frou Indochina and divided fortress on the French ilted in that What's So Special About FREE CHECKING NASHUA TRUST? minimum balance if you're under 65 and NONE if you're over. That's what! r.n.t.e, Out of Respect To Albert N. Avard Indian Head Millwbrk Corp., OFFICE Wil Be Closed Thursday 10 om to 12 Noon Appointed Phl.lip F.. McCarthy, Nashua FBI agent, is depu- ty director of the newly tt- slablished Governor's Com- mission on Crime and Juvenile Delinquency, fol- lowing action yesterday by Gov. Peterson and the governor's Council V ;