The Portsmouth Herald from Portsmouth, New Hampshire on February 12, 1964 · Page 1
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Wednesday, February 12, 1964
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TAt Day's Almanac The Portsmouth Herald WtofAer Forecast TMlfM-Ptitly cloudy, MM. TeMorrew-Clo«e. Uttle WOTM* H«raM tenperaturei (M fcwn)- LXXVIII, NO. 117 PORTSMOUTH, N. H, WEDNESDAY EVENING, FEBRUARY 12, 1964 if 24 PAGES 7- W A*- »r wt* ' V copy TAG MlvtrM Peoce Corps Romance New Castle Man Weds Pakistan Co-Worker By JACK BARKER Add two year's service in th Peace Corpi to a whirlwiw courtship across 1,200 miles o hostile territory -- and you get story that teems to be lifted right out of the pages of fiction But that's exactly how Paul Sltwson, a 31-year-old Peace Corps volunteer from New Castle, managed to wind up his tou of duty in East Pakistan b marrying a pretty, fellow volunteer stationed in West Pakistan Slawson, who recently returned to the United States with his bride, served as director p Peace Corps field operations in the eastern half of the divided nation. At the same time, Mrs. Slaw ton served as a community development leader in a smal West Pakistan village. * « » Slawson met his wife on the day she arrived in Pakistan am married her on the day they both left. Their courtship was fairly unusual by anybody's standards. Slawson's duties in the city ol Daka and his frequent inspection trips to tiny, out-of-the-way villages left little time for visits to Komono District, Mrs. Slawson's headquarters 1,200 miles away. And Mrs. Slawson's 24-hour-a- day schedule of sanitation and community development projects gave her little time for trips to Daka. "But we were finally married on Dec. 26," said Slawson. Two year's service in the sunbaked villages of.a sweltering Asian nation would hold little attraction to most people. *, * * But the Slawsons hated HUSBAND-WIFE TEAM -- Paul Slawson of New Castle and his new bride, Mary, recalled happy memories of two years with the Peace Corps in Pakistan. The cast on Mrs. Slawson's leg is the result of a skiing mishap in Oregon. ands out to eers. its eager volun- during his stay in Pakistan. As a result of their work in Slawson began his Peace to sponsible for the operation and leave -- and are ready to return development of the largest for more of the grueling punish- Peace Corps program in the ment which the Peace Corps Near East-South Asian region Pakistan, the Slawsons arc thoroughly committed to the Peace Corps. Corps career as a program de- elopment officer in 1961; nego- ated the Peace Corps agree- "Although Pakistani - Ameri-j ment between the United States can relations steadily deteriorat- andIran in 1962; set up the first «d during the time we were eace Corps training center in over there," said Slawson, "the uerto Rico in 1962; and was re- respect of the Pakistanis for the Rocky Begins Another Tour For N.H. Votes Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller opened another presidential campaign swing through New Hampshire today with a verbal swipe at Sen. Barry Goldwater. The two leading Republican contenders in the state's first-in- the nation 1964 primary disagree on importance of the primary. Rockefeller, soon after arriving at Pease AFB, issued a statement in Dover criticizing Goldwater's opinion that the March 10 results will be unimportant. * * * "It Is very important because it is the first opportunity or the people, not only in New Hampshire but throughout the country, to learn where the various candidates stand on the mportant issues of the day," he said. Rockefeller's arrival at Pease was about a half-hour behind schedule. After brief greeting here for Air Force personnel and some supporters, he left immediately for a day of cam- jaigning in Stratford and Rock- ngham Counties. His schedule called for a 3-4 '.in. coffee hour at Rye Town Hall. This three-day Granite State swing by Rockefeller includes 27 activities in nearly as many different towns and cities by Friday night. * » * The crowded schedule marked Rockefeller's most intensive Only a Pinprick to U.S. Castro Cuts Himself Off From Dollars (IDITOK'S NOTE: I«wln TtlUw, I Brlllih if«flt tix 4«ys it tft* U.S. n«v4 biM at GMRfininw «lt»f Cuha wl «H Hw wat«r »wlv Amtrlcin nmmM linn havt MM ·rtvMtM ky tlw tovwiuntnl mm unit It MM Mil tut Trtfew w« mm wl Tiwtoay I* JMulca.) By EDWIN TETLOW London Daily Telegraph KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) -- Fidel Castro only pinpricked the Americans but dealt himself out of precious U.S. dollars with his water cutoff of the naval base at Guantanamo Bay hi eastern Cuba. Water facilities at the U.S. base were almost back to normal only seven days after Castro turned off the taps in retaliation for the seizure of Cuban fishermen charged with fishing inside Florida waters. By improvisation and with abundant help from Jamaica, the Americans now have enough water for everything except washing cars, watering lawns or wasteful uses. Abandoned was the strict rationing that gave them water only three times a day for periods of one hour each hi the first days of the crisis. Castro's action deprived him of $14,000 a month under a contract for the water. The speed with which he had been cashing this regular American check testified to the pinch caused by the shortage of U.S. currency. It appears that the Americans are not going to use Castro's water again even if it should be offered. The plan is to make the base completely self-sufficient. Millions of gallons of water had been stored at Guantanamo for just such an emergency. The American community of 10,000 persons, including 2,500 women and children, was prepared when Castro cut the pipeline from the Yateras River five miles away. More than a week's supply was on hand when the water was cut off and more water is on the way from Jamaica and the United States. Peace Corps volunteers steadily ROMANCE (Please tun to page three) Birchers Unleash New Attack on Late President NEW YORK (AP) -, A.Jon Birch Society publication contains an article in its current issue saying that as long as ther are Americans, President Ken nedy's "memory will be cher ished with distaste." It spec ulates oh the possibility the, "Will curse him" some day. Robert Welch Jr., founder, the ultra - rightist society anc editor of the publication, Th American O p i n i o n , described the article as "superb commen tary." The article appears under the name of Revillo P. Oliver, professor of classics at the Univer sity of Illinois. He is a member of the Birch Society's nationa commission. « * * Oliver wrote that the late President Kennedy: --"Procured his election by peddling boob-bait to the suckers." --Supported the Central Intelligence Agency in "a fake 'invasion' of Cuba designed to strengthen our moral enemies there." --Collaborated with S o v i e t P r e m i e r Khrushchev in a "phony 'embargo'" to provide a cover for transfer of Soviet troops and weapons to Cuba to use against the United States. * * * --Arranged to subvert and sabotage this nation's defenses. --Did much for "the Communist conspiracy" but was falling behind a scheduled date for the "effective capture of the United States" in 1963, and was "rapidly becoming a political liability." "And if the international vermin succeed in completing their occupation of our country," the article added, "Americans wil remember Kennedy while the live, and will curse him as the face the firing squads or toil i a b r u t i s h degradation tha leaves no hope for anything bu a speedy death." No Dependents WASHINGTON (AP) - Th Defense Department announce* today that no more families o military people or civilian em ployes will be sent to Guantan amo, and that dependents there now will be removed over the next two years. Woman's Death Maynard Blasts Rumor Mongers M A N C H E S T E R (AP) Atty. Gen. William Maynard said today "one of the things we might give up for Lent is rumor mongering" about the death of Urs. Rena Paquette. Maynard referred to recent indications of public disbelief ex he official verdict t h a t Mrs. Paquette w a s a victim of sui- :ide by -self cremation. Her body was found three The Portsmouth Herald WMtktr SMlM RM4inf« ( a.m. 12 m. Temperature 18 32 Wind Direction NNW NNE Wind Velocity I 1 Barometer N.U N.H Somalia Orders Cease-Fire on Ethiopian Front MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) -- The government has ordered n immediate cease-fire in Somalia's border battle with Ethi- pia. A foreign ministry spokesman aid the order was issued to omali forces in response to an ppeal by U. N. Secretary U 'hant for halting of the hostil- .ies. Thant's plea for a truce was welcomed by both Prime Minis- er Abirashid Ali Shermarke of «malia and Emperor Haile Se- assie of Ethiopia, but each ac- used the other of encroaching n his territory. Premier Khrushchev of the oviet Union urged an end to I le warfare in messages to the ivo leaders, saying "all the en- rgies and all the strength of African peoples must be de- oted to the goals of construe- on." The spokesman here said the ord went out to Somali military ommanders in the disputed order territory to take all necessary measures on their side weeks ago in a abandoned pig pen on the Paquette farm near the L o n d o n d e r r y line. Her charred body was lying on a quantity of matted hay. « » * Maynard told a news conference that an exhaustive investigation by police and medical examiners convinced authorities that Mrs. Paquette took her own life and that she was not murdered, as has been suggested in ;ome quarters. He referred to "published reports" over the weekend. "No one to this date has any information which would indicate foul play," Maynard said. "If any person has any information indicating foul play, I will be happy to see that it is RUMORS (Pleaie tan to pane time) Republican nomin a t i o n for President on Nov. 7. Rockefeller plans to campaign exclusively in New Hampshire until primary day. Previously, his New Hampshire visits were mixed with trips to other states in which he is competing in primaries --California and Oregon. Rockefeller was asked last night at a news conference in New York whether he agreed with those who contend the New Hampshire primary w i l l be meaningless because of t h e large number of entrants. The governor replied: "To those who lose, that probably will be the conclusion. But to the ones who win, it is going to be a very significant primary." lis week's visit --and a five - day swing planned next week -- will offer Rockefeller ample opportunity to reply to a new charge of his chief declared opponent, Sen. Barry Goldwater jf Arizona, that Rockefeller is oo liberal to represent Repub- 'canisrn. Goldwater renewed that ar- ;ument last night in Portland, Board Okays Cafeteria For New Pease School Old Building Won't Get One CAMPAIGNER -- Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller of New York shook hands with Harry W. Jones of 221 Circuit Road, Portsmouth, today, as Rockefeller arrived at Pease AFB to open ' a three-day campaign swing through the state. The School Board did an about-face last night and voted to allow a "hot lunch" progi-am in a pro' posed addition to Pease Elementary School. Reversing its earlier policy of refusing cafeteria facilities for the city's elementary schools, the board voted 9-2 to approve construction of a cafeteria in tha new addition--but amended its approval of the Peasa proposal to exclude construction of a second cafeteria in the present elementary school building. « * « The vote came after a stormy session In which the board voiced its determination to "sit here until we arrive at a decision." Raimond Bowles tried to withdraw an earlier motion, requesting acceptance of the Pease proposal for two cafeterias, but Mrs. Eileen Foley refused to withdraw her "second" on the motion. Gifts for Campaign Money Pours In For Sen. Smith garet Chase Smith of Maine j mittee. On one occasion, in 1954 said today she has received a she received a $500 contributior large number of contributions for her campaign for the Republican nomination for President. from Nelson. A. Rockefeller, now governor of New York am a rival candidate for the GOP She said the contributions, un-! 00111 " 131 ' 011 . she said, solicited, ranged from 50 cents * * * to $1,000. | She said Rockefeller mad She said in an interview shejf h a ' contribution 10 years ag has no idea of the total.. ."l! to the . Ma "? e state Re P" bl 'can th School Report Far articles on the annual school report plcaie turn to Page 10. 3re. He said he and Rockefel- haven't counted it, and I don't j commillee '" her name - er differed in many areas and asserted that the governor sup- wrted federal aid to education, compulsory unionism, medicare and deficit spending. know what I'll do about it be-| i n 1960 , the $5,000 from th Cause I don't Usually take any: n .llinnnl OOP c a m n a i o n pnm usually campaign contributions." an y|nalional GOP campaign com 'mittee was turned over to th Canine World Series Mrs. Smith said that in the Maine state GOP organization past she had accepted contribu- f o r the benefit of all party can Newington Dog 'Best in Show' to stop the fighting. UNH to Hear 2 Candidates D U R H A M (AP) -- Two more candidates in the Republican presidential primary have speaking engagements at the University of New Hampshire. The UNH Young Republican Club reported t o d a y that Arizona Sen. Barry Goldwater will appear on t h e campus on a week before the irimary. :. Stassen, of Phila- scheduled to make NEW YORK (AP)-Bob Forsyth has been a bridesmaid four imes in the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, but on his ifth try he finally made it to he altar. "I just had a feeling I had it j lalfway through the final judging/ syth said the 40-year-old For- today after guiding Ch. Courtenay Fleetfoot Pennyworth, a sleek whippet, to a precedent shattering best-in-show in the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. March 3, March 10 Harold delphia, is an address on Feb. 20. Sen. Margaret Chase Smith of Maine, ilso entered in the presiden- ial preference primary, has been invited to the campus, but a date hu not been set * * » crowd of about 9,000 in Madison Square Garden Tues-, day night saw judge Len Carey | select Fleetfoot as the first whippet ever to win the ancient event. Fleetfoot, a 22-pound fawn and white high stepper, is owned by he Pennyworth Kennels of Newington, N.H. He came over here from England only 14 months ago and has been campaigning steadily since. « » « Forsyth, who resides in Chappaqua, N.Y., has been handling Fleetfoot since he arrived from England and he isn't bashful about showing him.. He's been in no fewer than 54 shows in the past 13 months. He has 10 bests, 25 group victories and 40 breed triumphs. Carey, a Honolulu advertising executive, debated about 20 minutei before making his selection. CANINE KING - Ch. Courtenay Fleetfoot of Pennyworth, a whippet. Is posed by its handler. Robert Forsyth, after winning title best of show last night In the 88th annual Wcslmin- ·ter Kennel Club dog ibow it New YorVi Madiion Square didates, she said. * # * Before setting out for he third day of campaigning New Hampshire, she said she had a call recently from Gov Rockefeller who told her tha "he'd like to have m« on hi team . . . but of course that wa before I announced. Her schedule today called for a cross-staie tour with visits to Tilton, F r a n k l i n , Bristol Canaan, Enfield, Hanover ant Lebanon, then back through Claremont and Newport to Concord. Hearing Tonight On Middle Street A public hearing on a petition for commercial rezoning of Jart of Middle Street will be ie!d tonight by the Planning Board at 7:30 at City Hall. The petition asks for the commercial rezoning in the Jfiddle Street area v · Summer Street and Miller Avenue. City Councilman Raymond C. Dunphy, also a member of the banning Board, has .suggested he commercial rezoning might e extended further. The petition tonight Is by Arthur J. Healy, Mary Healy, )elpho Caminati and Alice Caminati. The area in question Is now toned for apartment house use. New business will include a ·eferral from the City Council of a petition by Edward R. and Katherinc Walsh to rczone land on Lafayette Road to commercial. British Premier In Washington For Conference WASHINGTON (AP) - Pres idcnt Johnson welcomed Brit ain's prime minister to Wash ington today with a remark that the United States and Brit ain are much like two brothers who squabble occasionally "bu whose ties are too strong ever to break." * » * Johnson, addressing Sir Alec- Douglas - Home in a forma ceremony at the north portico of .he White House, said, "May God bless our work together." Looking ahead to two days ol alks on a multitude of world rouble spots, Johnson said he and the prime minister will meet in friendship "with a h gh resolve to face our common roblems and to try to solve hem for the common good." Interest Grows There evidently Is plenty of Interest in the New Hampshire primary slated March 10, judging by the turnout to "sign up" at the Board of Registrars sessions Monday and yesterday. About 150 persons showed np during the two days, and the majority of them were "brand new" voters In Portsmouth. There will be one more chance to register or make changes in the checklist. This will be Feb. 24 when the board will be In session it City Hall from noon nntll 8 p.m. on the second floor. WANTED 1 E«p«ritn«d Frtneh Curt 1 TURNERS 1 For Night Shift. Contact fv« 1 TIARA FOOTWEAR, Inc. 1 Miln St. 741-UN Devtr| FOYE'S On Tht Squir* Portsmouth CLOSED FOR VACATIONS Will Re-Open Monday, February 17th Mrs. Foley said she thought 11 was high time the School Board approved the proposal. Another request by Bowles, 'or a 'closed door session to discuss the Pease cafeteria question, brought a quick retort from chairman, John W. Durgin Jr.: "There won't be any executive session as long as I'm chairman of this board!" Several board members said they had heard nothing new to warrant further discussion of the matter -- and voiced opinion that the whole controversy was way out of proportion to its worth. * * * "What we should really be concerned about is the education of the children," said one member. Wyman P. Boynton brought the whole matter to a head. Said Boynton: "I don't like the site that Pease is proposing for the new addition. In this day and age, children should walk to school -- and the new addition is loo far for them to walk. "But since it's the only site possible and since we've got to provide additional facilities for these children, I think we'll have to build a cafeteria for them." "These people want a cafeteria," said Damon A. Russell, director of administrative scr- PIPER'S FARM ff,f, e · FRESH cuua Medium 3 dor. $1.00 Portsmouth Ave., Slnthim. 'Phone Lima. tication, "and, by hook or b crook, they're going to get It.' « « ft "The Air Force really Isn't In terested in providing these facil ities," said William H.P. Hop ley, "and they killed our previ ous proposals. But I think that if we have to provide a cafeter ia to give these kids proper ed ucational facilities, we ought t approve their proposal." Boynton offered an amend ment which would deny approv il of a cafeteria in the prcsen wilding and said that would b the best solution to the whole problem. School Supt. Herbert R. Hag- Strom agreed to the amendmen CAFETERIA (Pitas* turn to page three) NATIVE S H R I M 4 Ibs. $1.00 PORTSMOUTH FISH CO. State St. Optn Sundiyi Til. 43M1M A N N U A L CLIPPER SHOW FRI. SAT. (FEBRUARY 14 15) AT 8:00 P.M. PORTSMOUTH SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL Tickets Will B. Sold Ar Door The Latest 1964 Models Are Here! Zenith COLOR TV We offer you rhii amazing guarantee Z YEAR WRITTEN GUARANTEE COVERING PICTURE TUBE, ALL ELECTRONIC PARTS, AND SERVICES, FREE! A . l \ Ui ^ l 2 ut ' r -- E ' Z Te ""« amiable. No payment! cr»w?Ar No Mn Ta * if do'^'ed in N. H. SERVICE by Zenith Factory-Trained Service Men. KITTERY TV APPLIANCES 15 Wentworth St. Kitten Me Tel. 439-9012 Open Daily 9:80 A.M. to 9:00.M'.

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