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Norwich Evening Sun (Newspaper) - April 23, 1968, Norwich, New York
Weather partly Cloudy tonight Low temperatures in the 40s to near 50. Mostly Cloudy wednesday with scattered showers Likely in afternoon and evening High temperatures near 70. The Ven i Chenango county s daily newspaper u is vol. 78, no. 27 tuesday april 23, 1968 Norwich . 13815 Sun spots first newspaper in county was printed in Sherburne Page 5. Sheriffs department closes More cases in 1967 than in previous year Page 4. Norwich school Board hears report on outstanding taxes Page 3. 8c per cop fire ruins Sherb Yrne warehouse state nation world hunger in . Cited Washington a a new report says that in the deep South in new England on Indian reservations in Appalachia in every Section of the nation at least to million americans suffer unremitting hunger and the number of victims is growing. They suffer anaemia growth retardation and parasitic diseases usually found in underdeveloped countries the report said. And their infants often Are fed water instead of milk while their aged suffer dizzy spells from hunger. Quot no other Western country permits such a Large proportion of its people to endure the lives we press on our poor a the report said. Quot to make four fifths of a nation More affluent than any other people in history we have degraded one fifth the report made Public monday by the citizens Board of inquiry into hunger and malnutrition in the United states urged president Johnson to declare that a National emergency exists and to launch emergency food programs in 256 hard hit counties As Well As migrant farm Camps and some Indian reservations. It also recommended establishing a free food stamp program and stripping the agriculture department of responsibility for food Aid because it places Quot the interests of agricultural producers first the needs of the poor and hungry . Embassy protests Moscow a angry but trying to remain diplomatically Cool the . Embassy in Moscow has finally protested out loud against what it considers increasing soviet harassment. The Public complaint is something new indicating a loss of patience with some of the troubles that americans encounter in the soviet Union. About the Only Way the embassy can try to strike Back is with complaints to the soviet government and then with publicity. The incident involved . Military attaches on whom soviet pressure is most noticeable. But in addition to the pressure on military attaches american civilian diplomats have Felt More harassed than usual lately believing that they Are being followed More often. Treasury redeeming Bills Washington a the Treasury department is handing out Silver at a record clip to redeem a heavier than expected surge of Silver certificates before the deadline two months from now. Most of the Silver is going to about a half dozen dealers who pay a Premium for each Silver certificate in Hopes of turning a handsome profit from the two Price sys ism now in effect. They can redeem the certificates at the governments payout windows at the rate of $1.29 an ounce and sell the Silver on the open Market for More than $2 an ounce. Tile Treasury will redeem the certificates paper Money circulated Between 1929 and the Early 1960s and backed by Silver through june 24 at the $1.29 rate. After that Silver certificates can still be used As Money but they can to be turned in for Silver. Phone strike continues Washington a Hopes appeared dim for renewed negotiations anytime soon in the nationwide strike of some 200, too Telephone workers As Union attorneys sought to upset an Alabama court injunction against the walkout. Quot there nothing to report on the Prospect for new wage talks a spokesman for the striking Al Cio communications workers said monday. There has been no formal bargaining since the strike began six Days ago in some 40 states. Company spokesmen said Telephone service mostly automated remained largely unaffected by the strike. The Alabama injunction applied Only to the approximately 8,000 strikers in that state but Cwa president Joseph a. Beirne said the state court order blocked any Early possibility of settling the nationwide walkout. Senate hopefuls rap javits Syracuse . Apr two democrats seeking to run for the . Senate seat held by Republican Jacob k. Javits staged a debate for television in which their criticism of javits was no less Blunt than their attacks on one another. Eugene Nickerson Nassau county executive said javits was a Quot Wishy Washy senator who has voted Quot on every Side of the rep. Joseph y. Resnick of Ellenville claimed that javits Quot failed to produce for upstate new Resnick added that he rather than Nickerson could better represent new York in the Senate because he was not controlled by Quot political Resnick contends that a majority of the democratic state committee endorsed Nickerson at the be. Hest of . Sen. Robert f. Kennedy. Nickerson asserted that it would be Quot disastrous if Resnick refused to support Ken. Nedy for president this fall. He also said Resnick had a poor attendance record in the House. The debate was taped Mon. Day for presentation tonight on . Primary write ins watched Philadelphia apr with Only sen. Eugene j. My. Carthyl a name on the ballot political observers will be watch ing the size of the write in vote in today a Pennsylvania presidential preference primary election. Write ins were expected to carry special lacking formal campaigns for them on the democratic Side where the Only entered candidate kept personal campaigning to a minimum. Mccarthy made his sole i person Appeal for votes in one hop scorching state tour Over the weekend. Any threat to what his Campaign managers hoped to be a net of 200,000 votes in Pennsylvania would come from write ins for vice president Hubert h. Humphrey the favorite in state labor circles and f. Kennedy whose personal appearances Here Early this month Drew screaming throngs. By Casey Jones Sherburne a a Large warehouse at the former Utica knitting company Here was destroyed by fire Early today As firemen from two companies kept flames from spreading to the main Plant of Lily White sales of Sherburne division of inc. Company officials could not give an estimate of the loss but said it would run into Quot a considerable they said it would probably take All Day to compute the inventory of contents. Some 65 men from Earlville and Sherburne pumped thousands of Gallons of water into the four Story Brick Structure which contained Large Rolls of materials and paper used in the manufacture of sanitary napkins. The plants 50 employees were told not to report for work today As firemen continued to wet Down the Shell of the building. Donald Tomaselli assistant manager in the dressing department said this morning he expects some employees to return to work tomorrow with others returning As soon from company Headquarters in As approval is received Oriskany Falls. Die Blaze was discovered about i . By William Brown who lives near the North main Street Plant. He said he woke up and discovered his apartment full of dense smoke. He searched throughout the building and went outside but discover the source. He called firemen and then discovered the warehouse was in flames. He said heavy smoke was rolling from most of the windows and flames were shooting from the Structure. Fire chief Norman Palmitier said his men attempted Only to contain the Blaze because of the Large amount of paper products which were already flaming inside. Firemen were hindered in getting close to the building with High pressure lines because of a Small Pond at the rear of the 130 by 40 foot Structure which is used in re filtering water for the Plant. A Rowboat was used in getting men nearer the building Sui \ a i. Y a a firemen keep Blaze from spreading to main Plant at right and firemen also waded into the water and set up wooden platforms to direct streams of water toward windows. Chief Palmitier said the fire apparently started on the North end of the building and spread upward toward the roof. He said the cause had not been determined although he said the Blaze had apparently been soldering for some time. Tim Blaze swept through half of the building to a fire Wall where it was stopped for Only a Short time before travelling Over it. Authorities explained the Wall was Only three stories High. A fourth Story had been added to the original building in the Early 1940�?Ts and a fire Wall had not been included. Hie fire was brought under control about 4 30 . After the fire broke through the roof enabling firemen to direct heavy streams of water into the Structure from the roof of the main Plant Only a few feet away. In addition to pumping water from the Pond firemen took water from five hydrants in the area. Some dozen streams of water were directed into windows on All sides of the building. Over 5,000 feet of Hose were Laid by the two departments. Young Calls for March on capital new York apr Whitney m. Young jr., executive director of the National Urban league called today for a Mas Sive March on Washington by White people to demand an end to racism. A March by hundreds of thou Sands must be led by the nation a most respected White leaders if rebellion by poor and frustrated negroes is to be avoided said the negro head of the civil rights organization. Young told the convention of the american newspaper publishers association a White peo pie own the industries the newspapers the housing. They reap the benefits of our Way of life and theirs Are the rewards of this society. It is their future which is at stake perhaps More than that of negroes who after All have the least to his remarks were prepared for delivery at the Waldorf Asto Ria hotel. Young did not indicate whether he envisioned the White March coinciding with next months poor Peoples Campaign first planned by the slain or. Martin Luther King or. The Campaign was organized to get the poor of All races from around the country to washing ton to demand that Congress pass Antipoverty legislation. Javits raps poll favouring Nixon Washington apr re publican sen. Jacob k. Javits challenges the results of a a. Tonal opinion poll indicating Richard m. Nixon could defeat an of tile three leading Poten tial democratic presidential nominees. Javits said in an interview that this sampling of potential soviets reds May lose China Moscow apr the soviet communist party said today there is a Clear possibility com. Monism might be overthrown in China. In a Strong attack on Mao tse Tungos policies the soviet party a theoretical journal said Quot the very existence of the com. Monist party of China. Is now at stake. Quot already clearly in sight is the danger of a change in the nature of the government in the country and hence a real Dan. Ger to the socialist comm. Nist gains of the chinese Revo. Lution a the journal communist said. King s father reports threat Detroit apr or. Martin Luther King or. Says he re. Cei Ved a threatening Telephone Call the Day after his son was buried and Quot ill have to listen now since they did make Quot but a he said Quot in a still unafraid. I a in going to preach con. Tinally As i always he said he has been getting Quot Dan. Serous Calls for a Long time. The elder King pastor of the Ebenezer Baptist Church in at Lanta spoke at a news Confer ence in Detroit monday. His visit to Detroit had been scheduled before or. Martin la. Ther King jr., was shot in Mem. Phis tenn., by an Assassin april 4. Voters will not affect efforts being made to get his fellow new yorker gov. Nelson a. Rockefeller actively into the race to oppose Nixon for the Republican presidential Ninina Tion. Nixon a aides were so elated by the Gallup poll results that they called the Survey to the attention of newsmen. Quot i think tile poll which shows Nixon could defeat the democrats represents a fragmentation of the democratic strength among three candidates a Jay its said. Quot it does Little to Demon Strate that he could beat a sin. Gle democratic nominee who had his party United behind him. Quot of course its better from Nixon s standpoint that the poll showed him a Winner rather than a loser. But in terms of the general election i done to think t Means anything a said javits. Nixon who has been fighting to shed the Quot can twin tag pinned on him after the i960 presidential and 1962 California gubernatorial elections got a political lift out of the poll which matched him individually wit Sens. Eugene j. Mccarthy and Robert f. Kennedy announced democratic candidates and vice president Hubert h. Hum. Prey who is expected to announce saturday. In the Republican Camp Nix on reported at Cheyenne wyo., monday that he is picking up considerable strength in states with favorite son candidates. These non primary states Art being combed for Rockefeller support by sen. Thruston b. Morton r.ky., and William e. Miller the 1964 gop vice presidential candidate. In other political developments a Mccarthy said in Cleveland there is a dangerous growth of military influence in american policies at Home and abroad. Another swing Wing fill bomber crashes Robert s. Eaton lower Bank Board elects . Eaton the election of Robert s. Eaton As chairman of the Board of the National Bank and Trust company of Norwich was announced following the regular directors meeting this morning by Everett a. Gilmour president. Or. Eaton has been a member of the Board since 1932 and was ifs chairman from 1947 until february of this year when he assumed the title of honorary chair Man upon the election of Otis a. Thompson to chairmanship of the Board. Or. Eaton a re election follows the unexpected death last week of or. Thompson. Other changes announced Are Gilmour has also been named chief executive officer and Eugene m. Cole executive vice president and Trust officer Nan de chief administrative officer. Boycott asked United nations . Apr Britain formally pro posed today that the . Security Council order a total economic Boycott of Rhodesia in an Effort to topple the White minority regime., Sai Cofrin apr another . Air Force fill crashed monday night while on its by to or from a bombing Mission against North Vietnam but the . Command said it a was believed Down somewhere in Thailand. The command said it had no other information on the plane or its two crewmen. It was the third of americans most advanced warplanes to crash in the Vietnam theater since six of the $6 million aircraft arrived at an air base in Thailand March 17. The second of the previous crashes was in Northern thai. Land on March 28 the Crew was rescued and the wreckage re covered. That crash was attributed to a capsule of sealing material getting lodged in the flight control. The first plane that crashed on March 25, is believed to have gone Down in a Remote Section of Thailand also. Following the first two crash. Is the other four fills were grounded until two replace ments were flown from Nevada. The Squadron resumed combat missions against North Vietnam april 12 and have been bombing every night since then. A u.$. Spokesman said the fills flew four missions against North Vietnam a Panhandle monday night but he would not say How Many planes were on each Mission. In the ground War South Viet namese infantry reported 115 Viet Cong killed in a Battle 20 Miles South of Saigon monday but there was no sign of the major enemy attack on the capital feared by the South vietnamese. The South vietnamese said troops of their 7th infantry Divi. Sion fought for an hour with a Viet Cong unit of unknown size in the Mekong Delta. Seven South vietnamese were reported killed and 47 wounded. Enemy gunners also shelled installations More than 40 Miles South and East of Saigon today but close to the City there was no evidence of activity that might signal the big offensive anticipated by the South Viet namese command. Government forces in the capital and in neighbouring provinces were put on full Alert Mon Day after a North vietnamese defector said the communist command planned an enemy at. Tack with All the punch of the tet offensive in february. Elsewhere in the War three american paratroopers were killed and 22 were wounded monday night when four 105mm howitzer rounds fired by a . Artillery unit fell Short . Headquarters said. The artillery was firing in support of a paratroop unit near Phuc Binh 29 Miles Northeast of Saigon. The Valley one of the term nals of tile to Chi Minh Trail has Long been a major infiltration route for the North Viet namese. In tile air War against North Vietnam american fighter bombers hit enemy gun Posi. Tons truck convoys railroads and other targets South of the 19th parallel monday. Hershey sees increased Call up Washington apr draft chief Lewis b. Hershey has told Congress he estimates the 1969 draft Call could exceed by As much As 100,000 men the240,000 the Pentagon is asking. And at the least the selective service director indicated the draft Calls should the Vietnam War continue a will probably be closer to i297,000 than to 240,000 next year. In testimony Given to a House appropriations subcommittee feb. 23 and released monday Hershey noted that for this year the Pentagon originally asked for induction of 285,000 men. The number actually to be taken this year now stands at 345.000 and a therefore when i get 240,000 in my figures it will take another 100,000,�?� said her Shey adding a if the War gets Over everything is gone. But if the War does t get Over i have to think of the worst because the Best i can always live Hershey also related the 240.000 Pentagon figure to the 297,000 actually inducted in 1967. He explained the 1967 figure was More pertinent to 1969 needs than were figures for 1968 since men Are inducted for two. Year terms. The defense department meanwhile called monday for drafting of 29,500 men in june and at the same time boosted its May manpower summons 1,900 to a total 45,900�?with the additional men designated for the Marine corps. The men inducted in june Are a to go to the army. I he june Call second lowest of the year reflects the Normal summer draft dip caused by in. Creased enlistments most just. Graduated High school students. Today s chuckle a May september marriage used to be a marriage Between a Young woman and an elderly Man these Days it Means one that lasted a whole five months. Today round the a around the around the
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