You have viewed 1 newspapers today. Please Register in order to view more newspapers.
We are retrieving your image from the archive...
We are converting your image into tiles...
Bridgeport Telegram, The (Newspaper) - January 9, 1967, Bridgeport, Connecticut VOL NO Weather Forecast PARTLY SUNNY COLDER TODAY AND ON TUESDAY Coon SPORT TELEGRAM Fairfield County's Morning Newspaper U.S to Put Squeeze On Rain Clouds WASHINGTON A vastly increased federal program aimed at achieving practical 1972 for pulling from the atmosphere was proposed Sunday night by Secretary of the Interior Stewart L Udall Recommendations Udall made public a mental report outlining for re- search and development grams wilh a goal of increasing controlled yields of water from the atmosphere to help meet existing and anticipated future needs in throughout the nation The report does not give total dollar cost and a spokesman said none is ble The outline of plans ever indicates the cost could he well in excess of million by 1975 Congress approved 53.75 million tor the department's program for the year ending next June 30 In the outline some 50 mental projects are proposed by 1975 The annual cost would be expected to average about 000 each with the first cost of There would also be some 20 pilot projects wilh tial costs averaging million each and continuing costs of 51.56 million a year No Cost Estimate Also with no mate the outline proposes ies aimed at solving the many problems in integrating in- creased rainfall into mental and natural needs and studies of legal questions which may arise The report liels forth a gram which would develop and refine techniques to advance precipitation modification forts from experimental and Continued on Page Two Home of Realty Man Burglarized Of Here By PETE Thieves made off with a safe containing in cash jewelry and other items from the house a total value of last night from the home of Louis Plotkin 420 Cleveland avenue The break tive Robert Gregory and man Donald Murray occurred between 6 and o'clock last night when the had step- ped out of the house Cut Screen Forced Door Police said the intruders cut a rear door screen then forced door to gain entry The burglars ransacked a room taking between and from a bureau drawer and then carted out the safe Continued on Page Two Back And Cool Too WASHINGTON Adam Clayton Powell the most besieged member of Congress returned to Washington on Sunday night from the sunny Caribbean Viet Reds Strike Again At Airfield still cool confident self Claim Bombs Hit Hanoi Civilians N EW YORK of four American women who spent the Christmas week in North Vietnam expressed ror Sunday night at the injuries they said are being inflicted on the civilian population of Hanoi by U.S bombing raids One of the women Mrs Grace Newman 39 of New York said I was horrified at the damage to living and injuries inflicted on women children and even babies She said most of the injuries came Irbm fragmentation bombs Lazy Dogs The United States pilots call Lazy Dogs and they are hollow bombs filled with about 300 spheres which are filled with metal she said I talked and took pictures ot one boy as he told me that even after his operation he still has 28 pellets in his Mrs Newman said These are strictly Mrs Newman continued and I've seen tims of these bombs who are women babies and even nant women and their unborn children The second woman Mrs seph Griffith 32 said in Ithaca that she brought back part of a fragmentation bomb and that she had seen enough in Hanoi to satisfy her that they were used on civilians At the same however Mrs Griffith There are no innocent North Viet Nam I will never again say Americans are killing civilians be- cause there aren't any All Ready For War She said everyone in Hanoi appeared to be ready for war and that even the women ing he fields carrief rifles over their shoulders She said the common belief among the North Vietnamese was that a jet could be downed with just two ly aimed bullets The four women spent II days in North Vietnam as observers for the women's Union of the U.S Peace Movement They made their trip without the of the State ment and may lose their ports Mrs Newman who cleared and Mrs Griffith who returned to Surprise Appearance Making a surprise t a Capitol Hill reception the Harlem Negro gave o hint he was worried about he challenge he faces today ram fellow members of Con- Asked by reporters what he links about planned attempts o take his committee and even his seat n Congress he Keep he faith baby Powell arrived at the ion for new House members in smoking cigar and smiling and bowing Powell had been vacationing n the island of Bimini in the Bahamas about 56 miles off lorida Today the day before the Congress convenes Powell aces a challenge to his manship of the House Education nd Labor Committee and to his ery seat in Congress Compromise Rumored There were reports Sunday ight that a compromise was in he making that would have him only temporarily from chairmanship pending an A group of House Democratic berals plans to move at ay's party caucus to strip 11 of his chairmanship but to ake no action to deny him his louse seat However some r Democrats may seek to place le Party on record behind a move to deny him his seat The caucus can act on his but the House as whole must vote on any move o bar him from membership Begin Election Drive House Seats customs at the Newark airport Saturday night Continued on Page Two Lots of Draft Youth Carries Licenses But None for Police arrested a parolee with a stolen car following a chasu in which a policeman fired three shots into the air to halt then found him to be carrying numerous draft cards operator licenses and a number of social security cards Under arrest is Lester English Jr 19 of 170 Burroughs street He is charged with driving a car without a license and using a The Weather Pala VS Weather Bureau BRIDGEPORT and Partly sunny and colder today the high temperature in the upper Fair and cold tonight the lowest temperature in the teens and low M's Tuesday variable cloudiness and little temperature change A 20 per cent probability of snow flurries today and 10 per cent tonight TEMPERATURE Highest yesterday 46 Lowest yesterday 40 Highest year ago yesterday Lowest year ago yesterday PRECIPITATION Yesterday 0.14 For Month Barometer 8 p.m 30.07 Humidity 8 p.m Today THE TIDE Tomorrow High p.m p.m 3.42 Low p.m p.m ALMANAC Monday January 9 Ninth day of the year Nine day of Winter Sun rises at and sets at p.m motor vehicle without the r's permission Held In Bail English is held in lieu of lail pending further investigation as lo where and how he id the other identification cards vith various names Patrolman Richard Godwin English driving the stolen car south on Park avenue and quickly gave chase English police said drove in and out through a number o South End streets then aban the vehicle at and avenues and on foot from the area Fires 3 Shots In Air Patrolman Godwin said he ra for additional help then chased English firing three shots nto the in an effort to lial the youth Additional police in eluding Bert Lancia Patrolmen Theodore Kuroski and Edwan Hall appeared at the scene anc aided in the search wilh Police man Godwin English was found shortly at hiding in the rear yard of lie Cerebral Palsy building on Norman street He was to Headquarters and booked Here policemen found him t be carrying a number of variou Identification cards The stolen auto English wa driving is owned by Florenc Cowles and was taken from th rear yard of her home after vent window was forced in th aulo Detectives last night said Eng lish is presently on parole from Cheshire reformatory TOKYO Japan's ninth general election regarded as critical for rime Minister Eisaku Sato's 1 a g u e d Liberal Democratic party officially got under way Sunday with more han 900 candidates scrambling or the 486 seats in the ruling ower house The issue will be put to the registered on Jan 29 Black Mist Sato 64 is expected to lead nis party to another of the ies which have become almost for Japan's ives since World War II the scandal the lese a black mist of which some of his followers But observers are looking or any signs of weakening hich might forecast an mate break in conservative by 1970 Concerted criticism by the the public and the ion Socialist Democratic and Communist forced Sato to dissolve he lower house Dec 27 It will be Sato's first popular est since he took over as prime in a party two years ago following the death of Hayato Ikeda The new house thanks to a plan will be 19 seats bigger than the old one o is predicting that the Lib eral Democrats will win at 300 seats His followers would 30 happy with 270 A simple ma would be 244 At dissolution the Libera Democrats had a e majority with 278 seats the Socialists 141 the Democratic Socialists 23 anc Communists 40 There wen 2 independents and 19 vacan Trial of 42 Men In Gaming Raids To Resume Today The trial of 42 men arrested i two raids on an alleged Bridge port gambling within the past few months wil resume today in Circuit cour after the case was continued fron Dec 20 by Circuit Court Judge John G Cicala of the men we're in an early morning raid on th alleged gambling on Dec 19 Some of the de fendants will be tried for gam bling violations stemming from similar raid on the same in October Before continuing the case Jas month Judge Cicala advised th ment of their rights during ar proceeding on Dec 20 BRIDGEPORT CONN MONDAY MORNING JANUARY 9 1967 SAIGON AH The Communists struck again arly today at Holloway Pleiku in the highlands that were repeatedly the Weekend Attack The U.S command said the attack with mortar nd small arms fire lasted three ours and 15 minutes U.S were sent aloft along vith gunship but were not reported The Iwo and one-half miles east of Pleiku City is the ame installation where a Com- munist attack Feb 7 1965 was by the big U.S troop in Vietnam and air bombings of the North In that attack two years ago Ight American soldiers were and 108 wounded and 18 destroyed or damaged Some of the shells in ay's attack landed near an oil torage area headquarters aid There was no report im- on casualties or the of damage at the field hich is used for helicopters On Saturday the Communists made a mortar and ground ault on Holloway causing eavy damage to storage areas nd light damage to helicopters were light The Reds Hacked again late Saturday ight with harassing fire U.S bombers hammered wice more on Viet Cong posi ons north Of Saigon for the 9th nd 10th the past four ays in Binh Duong province Headquarters said one raid truck at suspected Communist roop concentrations 47 miles of Saigon ay night This was followed by raid Monday after daybreak n a Viet Cong base camp 32 niles north-northwest of the The intensified raids by America's biggest bombers were aimed at wiping out base amp fortifications and supply winls from which the Viet Cong operations aigon from the north In action over North Vietnam unday U.S pilots reported ighting four northwest f Hanoi a second day A spokesman said there was TO engagement although the closed to within 5 miles ut then broke away The MIGs were sighted 94 miles northwest f Hanoi the spokesman said U.S headquarters said Air orce F105 Thunderchief pilots one North radar site and damaged 82 miles northwest of Hanoi Thunderchief pilots also cutting a highway in ix places in an area north of Dien Lien Phu In ground action Sunday U.S artillery fire killed eight Communists a few miles south f the Demilitarized Zone U.S reported Far to the south there was no word of action in the Mekong elta where Viet Cong as eluded U.S Marines as the irst American military ion in the delta ground through mud and mangrove wamps The only Marine casualties since they hit he beaches day came when a grenade ex- in a carrying helicopter killing the copilot and a gunner anc four Marines aboard Five Viet Cong have been captured and a few bunkers de Ihus far in the strike delta where an esti Continued on Page Two Dally il Glau St Conn 06602 26 Pages Shanghai Is Paralyzed By Strike 9 Navy Reserves Killed in Crash During Training Flight in Md Men Getting Weekend Duty Time UPPER MARLBORO Md Navy Re- serves in their end duty time were killed Sunday when their Neptune reconnaissance aircraft crashed near here Flight The Reserves nearly al from he Washington area were on an training flight from Andrews Air Force Base a few miles from here Their driven plane disappeared from he base radar station screen at and apparently crashed immediately thereafter n a wooded area A light rain was falling at the time Bodies of seven of the nine crewmen were recovered from the badly smashed aircraft within a short time A Navy spokesman said that although the other two bodies remained missing several hours later there was no hope that the two men had survived The Navy identified the nine men aboard the plane Cmdr Charles W Lurcott 1200 Croton Drive Alexandria Va He was the pilot Lt Cmdr Frank E Warner 2115 Charleston Place Hyatts ville Md copilot Lt Saylor L Levitz 3432 Memphis Lane Bowie Md Lt William Ill Atwick Road Baltimore Md PO James F Vitak 5473 Cedonia Ave Baltimore PO Andrew J Todd PO Frederick F Vreeland Jr 10509 Sweetbriar Parkway Silver Spring Md PO Wertz 1320 Road Pikesville Md PO Guy W Red Guards Issue Wide all for Aid SCENE OF PLANE shattered remains of a Navy Neptune reconnaissance plane rests near Upper Marlboro Md after it crashed Sunday on a flight from Andrews Air on Page Two Take Then Set Victim Afire NEW YORK muggers apparently unsatisfied with mere robbery blindfolded their victim Sunday drenched him in a flammable liquid set him afire and left him a human torch The victim Joseph 33 of Brooklyn his clothes still flaming staggered several blocks to Coney Island Hospital He was in critical condition Police said had left a Brooklyn social club for home when the four men grabbed him dragged him to their car and robbed him of Then they tied on a blindfold doused him set him afire and tossed him from their car Border Fight of Galilee JERUSALEM shooting flared between Israeli and Syrian forces on their tense border Sunday It prompted a statement from Israeli Prime Minister Lev c to impair our sovereignty o ol our citizens Eshkol the security Differing Reports Syria claimed lo have ed heavy damage and casualties on the Israelis in an exchange of fire near the Sea of Galilee The Israelis said two civilians were wounded slightly when 20 shells were lobbed toward Israel from Syria The border exchange came while the Israeli Cabinet was meeting on z border incident last Friday in which Israel claimed Syrian forces fired 37 tank shells into Israeli territory The Cabinet was summoned to deal wilh what Israeli officials described as a serious ing of the situation Eshkol's statement was similar lo declarations issued prior to the Nov 13 attack by Israel ori the Jordanian village of Es Samu in retaliation for Arab saboteur raids across the border That raid set off rioting against King Hussein of Jordan by Palestinian Arabs ing action against Israel After the Israeli Cabinet meeting Foreign Minister Abba Eban said the Israeli delegation at the United Nations had been instructed to send a letter to the Security Council detailing he latest border incidents Eban said his government vanted to inform foreign of the tense border and the serious view aken by Israel World Zionist View Amid the tension Dr Nahum president of the Vorld Zionist Organization ex- belief there is a real for Middle East peace in he not too distant future In a speech to the opening of the Zionist General Council in Jerusalem mann said that after a solution o he Vietnam problem a deci- ive rapprochement between the Stales and he Soviet Union can be expected Then the time inay come for ome agreement between the wo blocs regarding he East I have always maintained hat without the active ion of the Soviet Union stability and peace in the Middle East is unattainable A Syrian Pacification Program in Vietnam Takes Top in Past EDITOR'S til Sotrth Vietnam H 1C means the effort fo win people eter of Stiim Kith for How U If To the answers a reporter Kith nTe experience la Vietnam ner of j tor there the country and at all leTels In thla article ol a of five correspondent Arnelt of the program aad credits By SAIGON South Vietnam AP Priority one in Vietnam day as for the past five years is pacification This paramount objective has been overshadowed for years by the bloody battles the coups d'etat the political infighting in Saigon Pacification Billions The billions of dollars poured into Vietnam since 1962 have been aimed directly and at achieving pacification winning and holding the alle of the U million Viet people Time has shown that without his allegiance the Saigon will remain at best a regime necessarily by massive support of he United States permanently in the provincial and district towns with Communist roaming freely the hamlets and lages of countryside Pacification is meant to move in two ways It must woo the millions of to the side of Saigon And it must smash the nist organization holding sway across much of the countryside and pervading the tiniest of Vietnamese rural life Armed Mnn For this dual purpose in 1967 the Vietnamese government commit armed men a total lhat includes all of t h e police and paramilitary forces and half the regular army American troops also will bo assigned to various pacification of differing tance As the year began proximately 20 U.S infantry were committed for his purpose and the figure is expected to double this year One of the main roles of these U.S units will be to handle the regional Viet Cong that operate within province ies A force of about can civilians also will be in the pacification and directly related U.S aid grams 77 Million Budget The 1967 budget for the Revo Pro gram name now applied to the program is about mil lion The aim will be lion of several hundred hamlets But hundreds of millions will be spent in related projects such as commodity support an Continued on Page Two account claimed Yemen Royalists lairn 125 Killed Aerial Attack QUARA Yemen charged Sunday that heavy bombers killa more than 125 persons in a gas attack on near Sada north Yemen The sources at royalist gen headquarters in Quara aid the attack occurred Satur day but gave no indication o he nationality of the Egypt Has Some Egyptian military force lacking republican if President Abdullah Al Salla n civil war are known o have some of the Besides the dead about 12 Continued on Page Two heavy damage and casualties vere inflicted on the Israelis near the Sea of Galilee scene of almost daily clashes for the past eight days An army spokesman in said Syrian guns de- three Israeli bolder posts one arms depot one position and one fuel depot An Israeli army spokesman said two civilians were wounded slightly He added lhat quiet was restored after officials called for a cease-fire The Israeli account said the Syrians opened up with fire on an Israeli and directed automatic weapons fire at an Israeli ile patrol lhat sped to the The Israeli patrol replied with automatic weapons fire and a Syrian tank came into tion A field on the Israeli side was set ablaze account ed Israeli officials placed the latest encounter at about 12 miles north of the Sea ol Gali lee They claimed that after both sides agreed to the cease fire Syrians directed fire of hal an hour at Israeli of Notera and at two Jeeps on a road near the village of Maatz Verbal Barrage Meanwhile in Baghdad Ahmed leader of the Palestine Liberation Organiza Continued on Page Two TOKYO AP of Guard were reported ay to have walked off their obs and paralyzed trans- ort communications ami reduction in Shanghai Buna's largest city where Communist leader Mao ung himself may be living In Official Paper Reports of violence In great north China port f more hah people In the official Peking Daily These followed ed Guard announcements in eking Sunday that China's ormer nationalist capital banking had been seized by resident Liu and Vice Premier Tao Chu Mao and his chief lieutenant Defense Minister Lin Piao were to have left Peking late ast year and to be in the hai vicinity Mao's Great al Revolution purge las in his absence been aken over by bis Chiang Ching and Chen The People's Daily calling for said recently at very many factories some of the greater part of the Red Workers Corps an group had stopped production or left their jobs This threatens the peoples livelihood and is directly ing the development of the economy It appealed to loyal workers to stand up and take cy action o counter anti- Mao movement Though no one has yet used the words civil war to describe mounting chaos touched off the struggle between the Piao group and that leaded by the dent and party General ary Teng violent clashes of he past few days in- more than a million sons suggest that this stage may not be far distant Up to noon today there was no further word on the fate of Nanking Recently the appeal charged a of reactionary elements to cut off water ly and paralyze ion It added that we the rebel workers were stemming this trend and shouldering the production under extremely cult conditions It called on our brothers of the Red Workers Corps to Continued on Page Two TEACHERS STRIKE OFF CHICAGO AP Chicago Teachers Union announced day night it has called off plans to strike the city's elementary and secondary schools today Unity Is Goal of Meeting Of Anglicans Catholics VARESE Italy an and Roman Catholic churchmen began gathering junday at a villa near this north Italian city for the first official joint talks in history of their wo churches Not since the Church of and and the Church of Rome separated in 1559 has there been anything like the Joint Preparatory sion which will meet from day through Friday at Villa Cagnola in nearby Gazzada Meeting The commission was born out of March 1966 Vatican en- counter between Pope Paul VI and the Archbishop of bury Dr Michael Ramsey licati of world Anglican communion The archbishop and the tiff agreed to set up joint study of the issues that divide the two in the hope that one day unity might be restored The preparatory commission of prelates and theologians U ot them Roman Catholic and 11 of them Anglican will assign priorities to topics that will be examined together over the few days In mixed marriages between Catholics and Anglicans has arisen over Catholic laws insisting on formal ises to rear children as and on performance of the rite before a Catholic priest alone The riage Question was expected to be put high on the list The commission will draw up Continued on Page Two for Everybody In Telegram Every Day Page ChcC is Classified Comics 14 Crossword Puzzle H Dear Abby 13 Dr Brandstadt 13 Editorials 12 Fashions 13 Jacoby on Bridge 13 Polly's Pointers 13 Sports Sylvia Porter 12 Theater News S TV and Radio IS Women's News 13
Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!
Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 130 million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.
Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!
24 hours a day Monday-Saturday
Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!
"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.
"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.
"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.