Hartford Courant from Hartford, Connecticut on February 25, 1970 · 25
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Hartford Courant from Hartford, Connecticut · 25

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Wednesday, February 25, 1970
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Politically Speaking GOP Race on for Meskill's Seat By JACK ZAEV1AN ' The fight over U.S. Rep.j Thomas J. Meskill's congressional seat in the 6th District (northwest Connecticut) broke wide open on the Republican side Tuesday. Richard C. Kilbourn of Morris, who lost the GOP nomination to Meskill in a battle four years ago, will announce his candidacy for Meskill's seat FYiday at 9:30 a.m. at a press conference at the Yankee Pedlar Inn at Torrington. Kilbourn, who is vice president of radio station WBIS in Bristol, lost the nomination to Meskill in 1986 by a vote of 131-83. This time he will be in compe-"uuou with Mayor Paul Mana-fort of New Britain, who is preparing to announce his candidacy, former GOP Town Chairman Harold Sibley of Torrington and First Selectman Patsy Piscopo of Thomaston. Kilbourn already has won the support of the Bristol and Morris GOP town committees. More Support Mayor J. Harwood Norton of Bristol joined a group of seven other . GOP. mayors and selectman in announcing support for Kilbourn. The others are Harry C. Weik of Morris, Robert I. Kirkwood of Harwinton, George C. Dudley of Litchfield, Richard C. Kobylenski of Goshen, Jeremiah Wadsworth of Farming-ton, Walter Lassy Jr. of Plyf-ton, Walter Lassy Jr. of Plym-of Plymouth. : . Mayor Nathan G. Agostinelli of Manchester told the weekly GOP luncheon at the Shoreham that he is opposed to the property tax as the main source of local tax revenue. "More state aid is necessary icepted invitations to speak at a to bring the local tax structure public meeting in Bloomfield into balance," he said. March 16 sponsored by the GOP "The local property tax hasiTown Committee. Those who an adverse effect on urban de-jhave accepted are Edwin D. velopment. Property owners are jEtherington of Old Lyme, Sen. penalized for making home improvements because these only bring an increase in taxes." Benjamin Bacon of Greenwich, a member of the liberal Caucus of Connecticut Democrats, is holding a press conference Thursday at 8:15 p.m. in Greenwich to announce bis candidacy for the Democratic nomination for U.S. representative in the 4th Congressional District (Fairfield County). Bacon's conference will be held in the auditorium of the Greenwich Gas Co. State Sen. Wallace Barnes of Farmington, a candidate for the GOP nomination for governor, told the Milford GOP Town Committee the "economy of the southern part of Connecticut will be strangled in a web of Penn Central track if the state doesn't begin to take action. The state has made no significant attempt to utilize new tech nology m transportation to improve the commuter's plight." Selectman Anthony Maiorano of Marlborough was named a coordinator for State Sen. Edward L. Marcus of New Haven, who is seeking the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate. Maiorano will supervise Mar cus operations in the 4th Senatorial District (Marlborough, Glastonbury, East Hampton and Mancnester). Three candidates for the GOP U.S. Senate nomination have ac- John M. Lupton of Weston and Atty. Palmer McGee of Farm' ington. U.S. Rep. Lowell Welcker Jr of Greenwich also will be invit ed if he announces his Senate candidacy, as expected, today. The meeting will be held at the Junior High School audito rium. The Hartford GOP Town Com mittee is meeting March 5 to endorse various delegate slates and town committee members for the next two years. The time and place of the meeting have not yet Deen set. TROPICAL F3SH SALE Sale Ends Sun., March 1st LOOK WHAT M.C0 BUYS OPEN SUNDAY Blue Moons Tinfoils Leopard Danios Blood Fins Pristlllas WKite Clouds Zebras Pencils Black Moons Gold Danios Green Swords Medium Neons 3 FOR Ml 4 FOR Marble Angels Jumbo Neons Jumbo Cardinals Clown Loaches (Med.) Glass Cats $2.00 pr. $1.50 pr. $1.75 pr. $2.75 ea. 3 for $2 Over 120 Varieties of Fisb In Stock 127 Tanks On Display We Discount the Discounters mil aquarium & hatchery Est. 193 Connecticut's Oldest Aquarium a Open Dally 11-8, Sat. 'til 5, Sun. 1-5 247-1233 569 Park St., Hartford Parking Rear of Store Minority Faculty Recruiting Board Members Chosen Faculty, students and admin istrators in Connecticut colleges were appointed to a board to te cruit minority group faculty for the state's private and public colleges. The governing board of the Connecticut Faculty Talent Search program was selected Tuesday from nominees sug gested by college presidents throughout the state. - The CONNr ACTS program recently received a $97,450 grant from the Ford Foundation for its recruitment program. The new governing board will supervise the program and se lect its executive director. The board includes: Dr. Ar thur C. Banks, president of Greater Hartford Community College; Dr. Floyd L. Bass, director of Black Studies at the University of Connecticut; Dr. Peter A. Brazeau, English professor at St. Joseph's College; Keith B.. Hook, associate counsel, the Connecticut Mutual Life Insurance Co.; Johnnie Jones, student at Central , Connecticut State College; Dr. Theodore Lockwood, president of Trinity College; Antonio Marrero, stu dent at CCSC; the Rev. Edwin Edmonds, vice chairman of the Commission for Higher Educa tion, which will administer the OONWFACTS grant. r It - . :i j S !, I 4 i t r" It . V1! " ' , T. .rfm , m Ic. ,.V1 , 4 iiii.ffimiiwint&Ti VTilll i " t , 111, t , X - ; r i v, f , j i'l! f H 'a t " i ! ' s ' s At, it .A jjbJ '''"-v. r -- trt ill ililir Sheared Defendants This is how six of the seven defendants in the recent Chic?go riot trial look after they were given haircuts to conform with standards of Cook County Jail. David Dellinger, who is balding, did not require any barber . treatment. Left to right (top row): Jerry. Rubin, Abbie Hoffman, and Thomas E. Hay-den; (bottom row) Rennard C. Davis, Lee J. Weiner, and John R. Froines (AP). Loan Program To Aid Students A $2,000 two-year loan to help students of the University of Connecticut School of Medicine was given by the Connecticut Academy of General Practice last week. Dr. John C. Wright of Manchester, president of the Acade my, made the presentation to Dr. William Fleeson, associate dean for student affairs. The money, Dr. Fleeson ex plained, will provide short term, emergency loans to students. The loans are repayable with out interest. , Dr. Fleeson expects that the funds provided by the Academy will ultimately support student loans totaling over $4,000. Windsor, trie only wnis born high in the KV 'irK'V Canadian ; svpremS Rockies. 0 v a, s m - 1 3 . " a, ' ::1 I 4 t 1 Neiditz To Announce For Daddario Seat THE HARTFORD CO U RANT: W.dnttday, Fbrury 25, 170 25 Sinatra To Give London Benefits LONDON In his first ap-1 benefit the Nationnal Society pearance here in almost a decade, Frank Sinatra will headline two benefit concerts at the Royal Festival Hall, May 7 and 8, backed by Count Basie and his Orchestra. The May 7 performance will for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children. The May 8 performance will benefit the Alexandra Rose Day Charity, at which Princess Alexandra will be sponsor and guest of honor. State Rep. David Neiditz of' West Hartford will seek the Democratic nomination for U.S. representative in the 1st Con gressional District (Greater Hartford). Jackson announced his Candida cy a week ago. Another West Hartford Democrat who will announce his congressional candidacy soon is former U.S. Atty. Jon Newman. populated on the Democratic Cranberry Record Set HYANNIS - The U.S. cranberry crop last year set a new record of about 1,720,000 (100-pound) barrels, with a whole sale value of more than $100 million. 1 f 1' DINGO fe BOOTS s a V Ideal With "Bells" I "N. M"J New Styles 1 $799 s,,Prm i Hemmed Bottoms O n SWp Plaids S0W1 Still The Best "FIT" its Pants PjiLlflABI Wild WAVY 272 ASYLUM ST., CORNER ANN ST. 247-0308 MASTER CHARGE CAP- UNI-CARD will hold .a press conference next Tuesday at 2 p.m. at his home, 33 Fulton Place, at which he will make a political an nouncement. He didn't specify the nature of the announcement. But it was learned he will declare his can didacy for the congressional seat being relinquished by Kep. Emilio Z. Daddario of Hartford, who is running for governor. Neiditz is throwing his hat into the congressional ring de spite the fact that the West Hartford Democratic Town Committee has endorsed State Sen. Jay Jackson of West Hart ford for the nomination, ben. j 1 Minot Urges Ella to Seek Nomination Stephen Minot of Simsbury, a Democratic liberal, Tuesday urged Mrs. Ella Grasso ot Windsor Locks, secretary 01 me state, to seek the Democratic nomination for U.S. representative in the 6th Congressional District (northwest Connecticut). Minot, who teaches at Trinity College, ran for U.S. representative in the district four years aa) on an independent slate. Minot also announced his sup port for Joseph Duffey of Hartford for the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate. He said: "Those who are committed to a genuine revision of our nation al priorities will give their support to a Duffey-Grasso ticket. Such a combination would draw heabily on the independent vote. "In light of the tremendous support Duffey has received from Democratic town commit-tees throughout Connecticut, I'm convinced he is the only winner among the four senatorial aspirants." - Meanwhile, First Selectman Arthur Powers of Berlin is holding a press conference to day at 9:30 a.m. in Bristol to announce his candidacy for the Democratic congressional nomination in the 6th District The conference will be held at Leone's Steak House. Powers is serving his sixth consecutive term as selectman in Berlin. The 6th District congressional seat is being given up by U.S. Rep. Thomas J. Meskill of New Britain, who is seeking the GOP nomination for governor. side. Among those who are seeking the nomination to succeed Daddario are: I State Insurance Commissioner : William R. Cotter, State Sen.: Joseph J. Fauliso and State Rep. James J. Kennelly of Hart-' ford; State Sen. David Barry of Manchester; former Mayor ; John Brennan of East Hartford; ! and State Rep. Morris Cohen of Bloomfield, who is announcing his candidacy on Thursday. Sen. j Barry is announcing on Friday. I Kep. Kennelly is announcing! lis candidacy on Saturday. On the Republican side, May-! or Ann ucceuo or Hartford is getting the most mention for the nomination. The smoothest whisky ever to come out of Canada! ;uiiDuwKOT-iiQ-iirwof.MiruT Troops Bug Out VIENNA (AP) -A platoon of Austrian soldiers received an unexpected night's leave when one trooper spotted a bedbug in the barracks. Army officials said the soldiers were given leaves while their rooms were sprayed. ROOM j VOUTFITS I 1 SPACIOUS PHESSER, CHEST OR IOOKCAS6 HEAD. JOARD. HllOWS, MOUOOIR IAMPS. SOFA IED AND MATCHING CHAIR IN CHOICE OF COIORS. 2-STEF TAIIES, COCKTAIl TABIC AND 2-DEC-ORATOR IAMPS. APARTMENT SIZE DINETTE WITH 4 CONTRASTING CHAIRS ... ' COMPUTI FOR ONlY 289r" lARGi DOUBLE DRESSER. CHEST, 'MIRROR AND PANEL BED. 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