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Bridgeport Telegram, The (Newspaper) - May 28, 1966, Bridgeport, Connecticut Weather forecast Chance of showers today fair sunday the Bridgeport Telegram Fairfield morning newspaper vol. Xxv no. 127 second class postage paid at Bridgeport Conn. Bridgeport Conn. Saturday morning May 28, 1966 published daily at to. Bridgeport. Conn. Oii02 40 rages seven cents . To keep Large Force in Germany Rusk says Washington of state Dean Rusk said Friday the United states plans to keep its Large military forces in Germany and he voiced Hope for solid Progress soon in revamping nato after France s pullout. Needed. A wire photo assures nato of state Dean Rusk told reporters Friday the United states has advised nato allies that american troops will be kept in Germany without any major Rusk at a news conference said our forces will remain there As Long As they Are needed and . Denies troops massed in Cambodia Washington an general fresh from Viet Nam said Friday there is evidence that up to six regiments of North vietnamese regulars Are massed in Cambodia for a possible drive into South Viet Nam. But the defense department promptly disputed his state ment. Statement disputed maj. Gen. Stanley r. Larsen said is plenty of Evi Dence of such a troop concentration which could amount to As much As men in a position where it could menace the midsection of South Viet Nam. But. Five hours after Larson s talk with newsmen the defense department issued a statement russian Church persecution documented by Louis tassels a detailed account of the meth ods used by soviet Russia to persecute churches was made Public Friday by the National Council of churches in the United states. The account came from two Young p priests of the russian orthodox Church Eshliman and for. Gleb both of. Moscow. They addressed a letter of pro test to the president of the soviet Union n. V. Podgorny charging that the government Agency in charge of russian orthodox Church affairs has. Flagrantly violated the Laws widely advertised in communist propaganda _ which purport to Guaran tee religious Freedom to soviet citizens. A copy of the letter dated last dec. 15, came into the Possession of the International commission of the National Council of churches which collects information on the status of religion in communist dominated areas. A spokes Man said the commission had verified the authenticity of the priests letter. The chapter and verse letter cites to show How continued on Page two the weather data irom . Weather Bureau Bridgeport and Vicinity mostly Cloudy with a 50 per cent Chance of scattered show ers or thunderstorms and mild today High 75 to 80. Clearing and much cooler tonight Low near 50. Fair and not so mild tomorrow. Light South to southwesterly winds at 10 to 15 Miles an hour today shifting late in the Day to northwesterly at 10 to 20 Miles an hour. Temperature highest yesterday 73 lowest yesterday 55 highest year ago yesterday so lowest year ago yesterday 65 precipitation 0.00 2.99 barometer 8 29.85 humidity 8 . 90% the tide today tomorrow . High . . . . Low . . . Almanac saturday May 28th one Hundred and forty eighth Day of the year. Sixty ninth Day of Spring. Sun rises at . And sets at . Which said while there have been unconfirmed reports for months of North vietnamese activity in Cambodia there exists no evidence Strong enough for the commander of the United states military assistance command Viet Nam to validate the presence of any North Viet namese regiment in Cambodia at this the Pentagon statement add continued on Page two gemini flight delayed until next wednesday Cape Kennedy Fla. A the double barrelled gemini 9 Blastoff was postponed another 24 hours Friday until wednesday to give. Launch pad technicians time for More tests on an Atlas rocket that must hoist the astronaut rendezvous target into orbit. Well get off one of these quipped astronaut Thom As p. Stafford. William c. Schneider gemini 9 Mission director said the de wanted America s european allies have been told our forces will remain there As Long As they Are needed and Rusk reported at a news conference preceding his departure next week for a North Atlantic treaty organization ministers meet ing at Brussels june 6-8. Rusk sought again to Minim ize the practical effects of the civil turmoil in South Viet Nam saying it has had no major Impact on the Campaign against the red guerrillas. With . Commitments grow ing in Viet Nam and continuing elsewhere and with nato Dis array from French withdrawal from its integrated military set up substantial sentiment has developed in Congress for a reduction in the 225.000-Man . Force in Western Europe under nato. Six . Army divisions Are in West Germany. Rusk stressed too that the nato allies should be not Only a defensive organization but also should try to search for a solution of some of the larger outstanding problems that Divide East and German reunification French president Charles de Gaulle has pictured nato As an impediment to reducing East West tensions. Rusk said nato has in the past and. Should in the future look for settlements with the communist countries and he named German reunification As the no. 1 european problem Between the cold War Adver Saries. While i Hope we can make some solid Progress and take continued on Page two 2 silk stocking store bandits get 5 to 10 years two men who staged a Holdup of a main Street pharma Cist in May 1965, with the aide of silk stocking masks which covered their faces Drew state s prison sentences of five to 10 years yesterday from Superior court judge Raymond j. Dev Lin the pair Richard Pihonak 29, 254 Black Rock Avenue and Robert a. Merly 22, 109 Post Road Fairfield had been convicted two weeks ago by a jury of the robbery with violence of Samuel Schachter in his phar Macy at 2658 main Street. Druggist saw through or. Schachter had identified Pihonak and Merly As the pair who robbed him although he said he could not distinguish their features through the improvised masks. One of the Holdup men carried an automatic pistol and the other was armed with a knife according to the victim. Pihonak not Only admitted his part in the Holdup but named Merly As his and apologized during the course of the trial to or. Schachter. He said he had been under the in fluence of Beer and pills at the time the latter Given to him by Merly. Merly denied his participation claiming that Pihonak had vowed to get even with him because he owed him 5380 representing Merly s losing in a head to head poker game with Pihonak. Pihonak had a criminal record of several felony convictions. The pair faced a maximum term continued on Page two continued on Page two birthday of Church observed tomorrow tomorrow is the Christian festival of whitsunday or Pentecost celebrating the gather ing of the first Christian Church 50 Days after easter. The word whitsunday is derived from White Sun signifying he wearing of White garments by newly baptized christians. Special services in Many of the Bridgeport area s churches will Mark the birthday of j Fairfield fire a thriller damage to House fire of unknown origin causes approximately damages to the Home of or. And mrs. An Thony Capotorto 67 Montauk Street Fairfield shortly before . Yesterday the fire started in the base ment of the building and spread through the cellar before it was extinguished about 15 minutes later. Phone out of order mrs. Capotorto discovered the fire after she detected the odor of smoke. She quickly led her two Small children to a door then returned to Call the fire to learn that the phone was out of order when the wires caught afire. Mrs. Capotorto told firefight ers she ran to the Home of a neighbor. There she summoned the fire department. Fire capt David Russell said exactly How the fire started was Uncertain pending a further investigation. Or. Capotorto received a. Left hand injury when he smashed the Glass in a Cabinet to pull out some shells and bullets As a precautionary measure. He was treated at the scene by firemen. Responding to the fire were members of companies no. 2 and 3. Foam used to quench steel Plant Oil fire Bridgeport firefighters used foam last night to extinguish a blazing tank of quenching Oil in Side the Mill division of the Carpenter steel company sea View Avenue. Assistant chief Howard d. Bogey said heavy Black smoke was released from the burning tank As a result of the fire. The fire was discovered at . Recall was at . Chief bogey said it was not certain How the fire started in the tank 40 feet tall and 10 feet wide. Premier by Lai about 85 Miles South of Hue. Under . Auspices with tic c. J. Haynes 77, Auto executive sex editor Dies Charles Joseph Haynes ,77, of 2370 North Avenue president of Haynes motors inc., and a for Mer managing editor of the Bridgeport Telegram died yester Day in Bridgeport Hospital. Born in Oswego n.y., or. Haynes came to Bridgeport As managing editor of the Standard american. Was a correspondent previously or. Haynes was associated with the brokerage House of j. S. Merrill 1 Wall Street. He was also a correspondent with the associated press in new Haven and was assigned to the 1916 presidential Campaign in Madison Square Garden where an address was Given by president Wilson. In 1935 or. Haynes became sales manager of Whalley motors Desoto and Plymouth Agency. He went into partnership with Thomas Morrissey or. In 1936, taking Over the local Chrysler distributorship. In 1942 or. Haynes became president of Haynes motors inc. Or. Haynes was a member of the Chrysler dealers Council the Bridgeport automobile dealers association and the Connecticut automobile Trade association. In addition he was a member of the regional Plymouth Adver Tising Council and a past presi Dent of the Bridgeport Automo bile dealers association. He was a Mason and rotarian. Services monday services will take place Mon Day at 10 . In St. John s Epis Copal Church with the Rev. Harry Whitney Rector officiating. Burial will be in Mountain Grove cemetery. The Godfrey and Covay fun continued on Page two court to weigh Legal claims in License arrests new Haven a a Supe rior court judge revoked his own rulings Friday As the focus turned on constitutional rights in a Case involving alleged payoffs for the return of suspended Drivers licenses. In an unusual move Superior court judge Sidney a. Johnson also scrapped the plea of inno cent entered by one of five men arrested on perjury charges that grew out of an inquiry into the alleged payoffs. The legality of the warrants under which the arrests were made was challenged. All five men were in the court continued on Page two in area a Viet reports of a it. Gen Thiap of brisk fights put the ets with the Leader Delta Back in est. Gen. Nguyen Chanh spotlight Friday. Tee of safety Friday to a spokesman said troops to by. The meeting took planes killed 94 Viet s. 1st Marine division in Chu in that canal laced re thursday fifty lists captured. Cong take initiative whatever their ideas about staging another Monsoon Offen peace the Viet Cong took the initiative in one of these actions. They threw about 600 men a 350-Man vietnamese based on the inh hoi Ner Agi Iyen Cao Tkv 56 Miles Southwest of Sai the buddhists and and two nearby outposts. 1c chief of his military spokesman said an air sup i. Monks rejected the peace of the counterattack repulsed the Viet Cong and they left be Saigon mob routed elsewhere in the Kaleidoscope of crisis that the military government Hopes now to end without further recourse to 28 dead but government losses were heavy. Contact of Allied forces with the communists elsewhere was described As Light and scattered As the . Command told of Gas and warning shots from vietnamese marines suppressed rioting by a howling mob of or antigovernment anti american demonstrators who marched in Torch lit procession from a rally at the Buddhist Institute in developments . Air cavalrymen in operation crazy horse have wiped out the communist battalion that jumped a company of americans May 16 in the Central Highlands near an Khe. While suffering above aver authority collapsed Hue a stronghold of on Page two and rebellion 400 Miles North Saigon. The mayor it. Col. Phan Van Khoa who is detectives Call governor of thua Thien Ince pulled out with Loyal troops and set up witness at Hung Thuy five mites away. Forty five american and other foreign nationals also quit chronic liar City. Others took shelter at James v. Healion guarded . Military assistance command up two Veteran Montreal detectives Tes War goes Friday in the heroin con far from the trial of Hairdresser ters of unrest j. Miller that they would troops reported killing 94 believe the government s Cong and capturing 50 in a witness even if he were unies of brisk fights thursday oath. The Mekong River Delta. Two were questioned As to Ern ment losses in one Case reputation for truth and ver defensive action against of Joseph m. Caron 36, of 600 raiders were called both said they knew elsewhere the War continued Well and that his reputation a relatively Ordinary truth was bad. Premier by and his chief has identified Miller 38, itary rival held their Orange from the witness stand continued on Page on Page two the Bridgeport on memorial contain All regular Bridgeport Post and comics in addition to the regular the Post will Noi be monday May carriers and new dealers Are cooperating to vide a morning paper for All subscribers and of Post publishing company newspapers. All events up loan Early hour monday morning will covered Humphrey blushes pats at not so private birthday Washington a him blow the candles ers and Little children yelled a cameraman. An have traumas if All lit two Blue and yellow can parties went Ike one Friday on a big chocolate cake in vice president Hubert h. Of the six microphones. Blew. He blew out his candles twice talked with a Mouthful of it again or. Vice he did late cake dusted his hands his trousers opened an Secretary Cut him a big Shaver gift from of cake. Johnson showed off color chocolate cake Tures autographed Fried Chicken Choco winked at his secretaries cake is his favorite food. Ted his Tummy and said Mem. That s of the advantages of being the vice president said Man is that you Don t have the 70 persons watching him pretend your age. I m feels said he planned to spend he said he feels great weekend in Waverly minn., than some people think up his newest Possession 1924 Model t Ford which is the party was supposed to quite As Classy As my 1930 a private office get together it included several a very Happy said pounds of television vice president beaming. He six microphones three last seen walking nto his cameras 30 secretaries and with three pictures from newsmen in his outer president under his i can t say i m fully his new electric Shaver. Said Humphrey of the pictures shows Ping on a television Cable. Seated at his office blushed when they Sang Happy and was coptic red by the Pravir Lent fit a Nurl _ Telegram photo Mather Soti preparing to free divers prepare to swim under Stern of the port Jefferson ferry Catskill yester Day to free line tangled in propeller when tug boat pulled the ferry from mud at Mouth of Harbor. Ferry was stuck for Sev eral hours before it could be freed and then returned to the Union Square Dock. Story on Page pleasure Slaughter Holiday possibilities pleas for caution issued from every Quarter Las night As thousands in the Bridgeport area took to the Highway in the perennial Effort to beat the crush o cars headed in every conceivable direction for the three Day memorial Day weekend. At 11 . The associated press had an encouraging preliminary Holiday death log for traffic boating am drowning deaths. It was 0-0-0 there had been none re ported in the nation. Campaigns beefed up police and safety officials beefed up information and enforce ment campaigns in an Effort to keep the Highway death toll Down a Battle against statistical evid ence that Points toward three or More Days of High Accident incidence and escalating fatality figures. As traffic volume on major arteries mounted Early yesterday evening area police reported a spate of minor accidents. Rain slows Pace rain spattered roads made the going Slippery in spots and forced motorists to maintain a some what slower Pace on the super highways. The weather forecast indicates a 50 per cent Chance of show ers today. Pleasure or Slaughter with weather and traffic vol ume largely beyond the control of safety officials most were earnestly concentrating on the two factors that can mean the Dif Ference Between Highway pleasure or Slaughter. Police supt. Joseph a. Walsh said while he is hopeful traffic accidents will be kept to a mini mum and traffic fatalities can be eliminated for the Holiday weekend past experience Indi Cates that death will stalk our the police superintendent said All available manpower will be alerted to crack Down on traffic violators in an Effort to curb traffic mishaps. We will do Liat we supt. Walsh said but the responsibility is with those who continued on Page two knights launch state conclave delegates from the state s 103 Knight of Columbus councils registered last night in the Strat Field motor inn for the 73rd an Nual convention. After Reading of committee re ports there was a German Beer party sponsored by the Bridge port Fairfield Stratford Trum Bull Westport Norwalk and South Norwalk councils. Today s activities will open with a convention mass in St. Augustine s Cathedral at 10 ., followed by a civic reception in the Statfield main ballroom. State Pat asks Safe school bus study in depth Hartford a citing certain serious handicaps or omissions in the state s schoo bus program the Parent teach association of Connecticu no. Has called on governor Dempsey to conduct an in depth study of school bus safety. At the same time the group made a number of recommendations for consideration should such a study be made. If adopted they would revise Many procedures concerning Thi buses particularly in the report ing of accidents and recruitment of Drivers. The letter indicated the Pat was spurred by an Accident toll higher than we consider its statistics show that in 1965 there were 304 school bus Acci dents in Connecticut involving death to three persons and in jury to 119 for a Fleet of buses. To choose at a 13 Page report sent to the governo says Connecticut s school by Accident rate looks bad beside in 1963-64 Iowa Hai about 200 accidents for buses the report says. Among proposals made in the report were these of a Standard form to be used in All cases of Accident involving vehicles used to trans port school children. By the state depart continued on Page two Fairfield u. To Honor Sikorsky Dempsey Joy aviation Pioneer Igor Sikorsky and governor John n. Dempsy and Singer Marian Anderson we receive honorary degrees at the june 5 commencement exercise a Fairfield University University of to class said Friday. Degrees also be award to the Rev. John Courtney Mur Ray s.j., principal architect o the Vatican Council religious free Dom document and James v Joy a director of the City trus company of Bridgeport and trustee of the University. State labor official sets trip Here striking employees of the Ridgeport brass company reported returning to Ork late yesterday at the pm s two City plants after Tate labor commissioner e. Ricciuti personal requested the head of the Rass workers Union to is be a Back to work Call and Aid he would attempt to id in settling the dispute. Workers reporting attendants at both plants said ast night that workers were re porting for work in Normal numbers for the third shift which began at 11 . They re Back to one Miloye commented. Samuel Volpe president of brass workers Federal labor Nion 24411 which represents company employees instructed the striking employees o return to their jobs in a Adio statement issued shortly after 4 . Yesterday. Prior to this both Union and management representatives had met separately with state medi Ator Philip j. Koons in an at empt to resolve the strike which Vas Parent in based upon interpretation of an arbitration Board continued on Page two columnists ask court to reject Dodd libel suit Washington a columnists Drew Pearson and Jack an Derson asked . District court Friday to dismiss the million libel suit brought against them by sen. Thomas j. Dodd d Conn. In a motion by their attorneys they said the Dodd complaint is not concise and Crisp As required by Federal rules of civil procedure. They said it is lengthy tedious repetitious and Boring. Saying that the record in the Case already exceeds -400 pages although it is still far from going o trial the attorneys John Donovan and Warren Woods said the plaintiff apparently believes in litigation by this week Dodd scaled Down Lis demand for damages from i3 million to million and dropped 10 of the 14 counts in Lis original complaint. He said his was in the interest of reach ing a speedy trial. Among the claims retained in continued on Page two Easton sculptor to execute vets memorial Here the Bridgeport veterans Mem orial committee has chosen was on sculptor Frederick Shrady to execute the main part of the proposed servicemen s Monument n the City Park at state and main streets it was announced yesterday by Alderman Donald a. Brown chairman of the com Mittee. Or. Shrady has a number of works on View at various Loca ions and was engaged by fair yield University to do an 18-foot statue of Christ tie the Central sculpture in the veterans memorial will stand atop a Fountain to be designed and built by the Willow Monu continued on Page two features for everybody n Telegram every Day Page chef 21 classified ads .33-39 comics 26 crossword Puzzle 26 dear Abby. 24 editorials 20 fashions 21 financial news.30-31 Jacoby on Bridge. 24 obituaries. 32 sports 16-17 theater news. 19 to and radio. 25 women s news. 24

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