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Norwich Evening Sun (Newspaper) - August 9, 1968, Norwich, New York
The e vening in vol. 78, to. 93 Friday August 9, 1968 Norwich new York 13815 10c per copy area Delegate Calls for end after Romney bid Battle of conventions Sun special report Miami Beach Fla. A Norwich businessman who attended his first National political convention this week As a Delegate said today he would Quot like to see the idea of a convention ousted one Way or William s. Kingman chairman of the Board of Chenango and Unadilla Telephone corp. And state Republican committeeman said following the close of the final session her that he would rather Quot see the people have a direct say in nominating a candidate. Quot it seems to me that if More than one in a party wants to run for an office All could run. There could be one election instead of a lot of his opinions followed reports from the convention that there May be a Strong surge to do away with conventions and let the party members select a presidential and vice presidential candidate in a nationwide primary. The move apparently followed unorganized opposition last night to Richard Nixon a selection of Spiro Agnew governor of Maryland As his running mate. Quot it Cost any More Money than it does for All these primaries now a Kingman said. Hie 35th congressional District Delegate who said the convention was Quot plenty Long enough and added that he was Quot glad its Over with a expressed some dissatisfaction earlier in the week Over the methods of operation at conventions. He said the noise during the sessions was very loud and the meetings were held More for the convenience of the television audience than the delegates stretching too far into the morning hours. He also noted the number of nominating speeches and seconds made the wednesday night session Quot very Boring. He said he did no to believe any of the speeches or the people delivering them had any influence on the delegates. Quot most of them you even hear a he declared. Regarding last nights fight for the vice presidential nomination Kingman said he first noticed the possibility of a second candidate on the floor when a a everyone started running around attempting to organize. He said he along with other delegates was surprised by Nixon a Choice of Agnew As a running mate. A a i thought quite a few people were not too Happy with the Choice a he said. He said he himself thought the nominee should have come from a larger state. Quot but actually Agnew is a Good Man a a he said. Quot i think he will be Able to round out the Quot it seemed funny to have both from the East coast and the vice president from a Small state a he added. Regarding the move to put new York City mayor John Lindsay in the second spot a he said Quot people were talking about Lindsay before Nixon was even he said he had not decided on any one candidate prior to Nixon a selection. Quot i was frankly interested in seeing who Nixon would contrary to disputed reports Kingman said gov. Nelson a. Rockefeller did not release the delegation for the vice presidential vote. The Norwich Delegate said he cast his vote for Agnew. He termed Nixon a acceptance speech As Quot excellent and added that he thought Agnew Quot also did a Good the presidential candidate Quot covered the platform As it was Laid out very Well i thought a Kingman said. Quot he seemed to Light a spark in the group Down there with his he said the crowds Quot really quieted Down and listened to both of the nominees one of the few times during the convention and also cleared most of the aisles. Giant Hall readied for Democrat Parley Dick Spiro on vote Trail Chicago apr the inter National amphitheatre gradually is taking on the appearance of a political convention Hall. The Rostrum on the North Side of the Arena is shaping up to the hum of electric saws and the beat of hammers. These sound effects will give Way to the rap of a Gavel when the democratic National convention opens aug. 26. Steel supports for partitions Are being put in place in the North Wing for workrooms for news services and newspapers. Workmen Are plastering the Walls of broadcasting studios in czech invasion reported mulled new York apr the new York times today quoted High sources in East Berlin As saying that the soviet Union and East Germany seriously considered invading Czechoslovakia in mid july. A dispatch from Berlin by times correspondent David Binder said one informant told him that in preparation for in Caslon part of the 650,000-Man Reserve Force of the East Ger Man army was mobilized hundreds of East German tourists were recalled and East Ger Many a Frontier with Czechoslovakia was virtually sealed. Another source said moderate elements in the soviet Leader ship succeeded in averting the invasion at the Lith hour the times said. Weather sunny humid Chance of rain today. High in 80s, Low tonight in 60s. Rain Likely. High tomorrow in 80s�?T showers expected. The South Wing. Several Tele phone switchboards have been installed. Quot we re right on schedule a said a spokesman for the am. Phi theatre management. Quot to cables Are up and in a said Francis j. Cunningham business representative of local 134 of the International brother Hood of electrical workers in new and coordinator of the communications project. Quot i can to say when Well finish until they users get their final orders in a he said in an inter View. Original orders were changed in some instances because of a shift in main candidate head quarters and news workrooms from downtown hotels to the amphitheatre. The switch stems from the Ibex strike against the Illinois Bell Tele phone co. The Union agreed to allow members to install communications equipment for news Media and the party in the amphitheatre but nowhere else. The volunteers began the task july 25. But the Bew will not put in a Telephone Center the company had planned for the mph Thea. Tre nor will the Union members service the Coin telephones scattered through the building. Most if not All of them Are out of order. Thus delegates will have trouble making personal Calls. Workmen have installed a switchboard and telephones in the police command Post in a one Story building near the amphitheatre. A Chain link Fence nearly 6 feet High has been erected along Railroad tracks that separate the amphitheatre area from the stockyards. It will be topped with barbed wire. Miami Beach Fla. Apr the 29th Republican National convention brushing aside a disgruntled minority has sent Richard m. Nixon off on a november election crusade aimed at putting new leadership in the White House. A step behind him marched gov. Spiro t. Agnew of Maryland Nixon a hand picked selection for his running mate. A news nomination provided the gop delegates with about their Only Opportunity before adjournment thursday night to Register individual protest against Nixon s tight control Over the convention. The fact that 205 of the con Nixon says leadership has hailed Miami Beach Fla. Apr highlights of the acceptance speech of Republican presidential nominee Richard m. Nixon the Choice we make in 1968 will determine not Only the future of America but the future of peace and Freedom of the world for the last third of the twentieth Century. America is in trouble today not because her people have failed but because her leaders have failed. What America needs Are Lead ers to match the greatness of her people. When the strongest nation in the world can be tied Down for four years by a War in Vietnam with no end in sight when the richest nation in the world can to manage its own Economy when the nation with the greatest tradition of the Rule of Law is plagued by unprecedented lawlessness when the president of the United states cannot travel abroad or to any major City at Home without fear of a hostile demonstration then it is time for new leadership in America. We shall begin with Vietnam. We Hope there is a Chance that current negotiations May bring an honorable end to the War. We will say nothing during this Campaign that might destroy that Chance. If the War is not ended when the people choose in november the Choice will be Clear. The first priority foreign policy objective of our next admin stration will be to bring an honorable end to the War in Vietnam. We shall not Stop there a we need a policy to prevent More Vietnam. To the leaders of the communist world we say after an Era of confrontation the time come for an Era of negotiation. We believe deeply in ideas but we believe they should travel on their own Power and not the Power of our arms. We extend the hand of Friendship to the russian people and to the chinese people and to All Peoples in the world. We shall work toward the goal of an open world a open skies open cities open hearts open minds. I a a Day. Too often America is an example to be avoided and not followed. A nation that can to keep the peace at Home wont be trusted to keep the peace abroad. If we Are to restore order and respect for Law in this country there is one place to begin. We Are going to have a new attorney general of the United states. Just As we cannot have Progress without order we cannot have order without Progress. As we commit to order let us commit to Progress. Private Enterprise far More effectively than the government can provide the jobs train the unemployed build the Homes offer the new opportunities which will produce Progress a not promises a in solving the problems of America. Mention s 1,333 delegates were willing to go on the record Iii opposition to Nixon a personal Choice for his no. 2 Man cast doubt on the nominee s claim Iii his acceptance speech that the gop a stands United before the nation with some of the party liberals participating in what had the earmarks of a spontaneous revolt Agnew polled 1,128 votes and gov. George Romney of Michigan 178. Another 12 were scattered among other quickie candidates with 15 abstentions. There was never any question about that conventions acceptance of Nixon a surprising Choice of Agnew barely known nationally except for his Law and order stand and his Tough lecturing of negro leaders. But the sour reaction of party liberals a or moderates As some of them prefer to be called a was reflect gtd in the scattered voting against Agnew. Had not goys. Nelson a. Rockefeller of new York Nix ones major challenger for the top nomination and James a Rhodes of Ohio a holdout against Nixon a nomination or dered their delegations to stay in line for Agnew there might have been an even larger protest. Nixon got a five minute ovation before he could Start his acceptance speech. He was interrupted frequently with applause As he asserted in the course of his speech that a this time we re going to the nominee preparing to depart for Mission Bay. Calif., for a rest and strategy sessions also nailed Down his control of party machinery. He gave the signal for the reelection of Ray c. Bliss As National chairman. Bliss declined comment but there seemed Little doubt he would agree to remain. Primarily a political technician Bliss stayed Clear of the fight for the presidential nomination As almost no chairman before him had done. Has our Black americans done to want More government programs which perpetuate dependency. They done to want to be a Colony in a nation. For most of us the american revolution has been won the american dream has come True. I ask you to help me make that dream come True for millions to whom it is an impossible dream today. Romney fought veep Choice Richard m. Nixon top gop nominee mrs. Patricia Nixon Gopas f if St lady Lim Ray Bliss offered Job again guard police watch Miami area after 3 Are killed 18 others Hurt Miami Fla. Apr Miami a riot torn Black areas where three negroes were shot to death and 18 persons wounded during looting and burning was reported by tile sheriffs office today to be a under firm but a National guard Force equipped with everything from shotguns to flamethrowers stuck to its guns in the Quot occupied territory a ready to move Back into action at the first sign of new flare . Quot we Are standing by a said a guard spokesman Quot waiting to find out what they Are going to do. Then Well make our own in the Liberty City District where the first racial violence in recent Miami history broke out to Miles from the site of the Republican National convention police thursday faced sniper bullets and barrages of rocks and bottles. Then they struck Back. Two negroes were fatally wounded during an Exchange of gunfire at an apartment House. Later when a 550-Block area embracing Liberty City was barricaded and swept by National guard troops another be. Gro was shot off a porch Balcony in the Central negro District to the South. Sheriff e. Wilson Purdy declared a 6 . Curfew in an area bounded by Northwest 73rd Street on tile North the Northwest 36th Street Airport sex. Press Way on the South the expressway on the East and Northwest 22nd Avenue on the West. As the curfew was imposed for the first time thursday night National guard troop carriers swept the streets huge searchlights swinging slowly from Side to Side. Quot we re going to clean these streets a one officer barked to his men. Quot we re taking no Bull this later a National guard spokesman said that a once the sweep started there was no trouble at but As tile impressive show of Force brought quiet to Liberty City new trouble erupted in the Central negro District. Sgt. James h. Tomboy a wounded Miami policeman said a Volley of shots was fired from a rooftop at Northwest 22nd Street and Northwest 3rd Avenue. E. Jest Cleveland a Miami Beach car Washer was shot in the head and toppled from tile porch of his apartment. A negro woman Willie Mae Grant was shot Iii the left Arni As she stood on the same porch. Bands of Young negroes roamed tile Central District smashing store and car windows and shortly after Midnight City manager Melvin Reese also ordered a curfew for that area. By Dawn the trouble had petered out. Two other deaths occurred during wednesdays rioting. One woman died of a heart attack while sitting on her front porch. An unidentified negro Man found dead in Liberty City was reported by the medical examiners office to have succumbed to natural causes. After the shooting broke out police cruisers roared through Liberty City breaking up gangs with teargas bombs and arresting 148 persons rile charges including looting aggravated assault resisting arrest and carrying concealed weapons. The Sharp crack of Light weapons and the heavy Boom of shotguns sounded As mobs looted and burned. A thick pall of tear Gas and smoke from two fire bombed buildings enveloped a two Block area at the Center of the riot area. The National guard was summoned and troops began sweeps through the trouble area. Yanks shoot Hail Oil fire in error on Mekong town Saigon apr american River forces fighting their Way out of two ambushes five hours apart in the same spot accidentally sprayed a Mekong Delta Village with automatic weapons fire killing 16 South vietnamese and wounding another 120, the . Command announced to Day. . Headquarters said one american Convoy was attacked thursday afternoon and another thursday night As they moved along the can Tho River near the Village of Cal rang 83 Miles Southwest of Saigon. Both times some of the american counter fire went Over the enemy positions along the River Bank and hit the Village. In the ambushes one . Boat was damaged and beached and eight americans were wounded. In the Village 15 vietnamese civilians and one government Soldier were killed and 105 civilians and 15 soldiers were wounded. Casualties to the ambushing 2 ads needed before heart transplants world body says by the associated press the world medical Assembly adopted a code today specifying that two doctors must pronounce the donor dead before a heart transplant or other such surgery is performed. The action was taken in Sydney Australia. The Assembly of 150 doctors from 63 countries adopted a a statement of death which now becomes part of the ethics of the Odieal profession. But it made no attempt to give a definition of death. A with scientific advances and new methods of resuscitation always coming up it would be silly of us to give a definition which could be outmoded within half an hour a said sir Leonard Mallen president of the association. The statement did give cer Tain guides for doctors Ritter ruining death. It said death is a gradual process its Progress depending on the varying ability of tissues to live without oxygen. A but clinical interest lies not in the state of preservation of isolated cells but in the Fate of a person a the statement continued. A there the Point of death of different cells and organs is not so important As the certainty that the process has become irreversible by whatever techniques of resuscitation that May be determination of death the statement continued a will be based on clinical judgment supplemented if necessary by a number of diagnostic aids of which the electroencephalography to measure brain Waves is currently the most helpful. A however no single technological criterion is entirely satisfactory in the present state of Medicine nor can any one technological procedure be substituted for the Over All judgment of the Japan a first heart transplant performed thursday brought a Call from health minister Sunao Sonoda for a Law governing Transfer of human organs. The japanese Cabinet approved son Odaus proposal for a commission to study enactment of such a Law including a definition of death prevention of traffic in human organs and qualifications of doctors to perform transplants. The japanese transplant patient 18 year Oid Nosho Miyazaki continued in a satisfactory condition. Viet Cong were riot known. At the other end of the Louii try just below tile Eastern end of tin1 demilitarized zone South vietnamese troops killed 107 of the enemy in the heaviest fighting in a month the Saigon government reported. Two battalions of government infantrymen supported by an armoured column and fighter bombers battled North Viet Jainese troops for five hours thursday East of Glo Linh. Seven South vietnamese were killed and 56 wounded Many during an enemy barrage of 148 artillery and mortar rounds. It was the heaviest fighting since july 7, when . Marines reported killing 201 North Viet Jainese soldiers near Gio Linh. The Battle began with an attack on a South vietnamese patrol. The South vietnamese rushed More ground troops and Armor into the fight and called in air support. Tile fighting raged along a Sandy stretch of the coast two Miles East of the Allied base at Gio Linh and three Miles below the demilitarized zone. Elsewhere the allies reported no major contacts in their drives to ferret out forces preparing for tile Quot new general offensives and uprisings which a Hanoi broadcast on thursday promised. A Force of More than 3,000 . And South vietnamese troops continued operations in the a Shau Valley tile major enemy base area West of Hue and Danang but still no major Contact was reported As with most presidential candidates Nixon is expect i to run the Campaign with his personal organization. The National committee organization will Supply auxiliary services and raise Money. In his acceptance speech Nixon reported that he had talked to m is. Dwight d. Eisenhower and she told him the former presidents heart was with him at tin convention. A a let a win this one for Ike a Nixon shouted and the crowd which jammed the 18,000-seat convention Hall Roar i its approval. Eisenhower had endorsed Nixon s bid for the nomination. A new Man vim Multi 11 ii ii least Miami Beach flu. Apr Why did Richard m. Nixon choose he relatively obscure governor of a Small state As his vice presidential candidate the answer is that he did no to necessarily choose the Man lie thought could help him the most when in picked gov. Spiro t. Agnew of Maryland. In chose tin Man he hoped would Hurt him tin least in his divided party. A no one could say anything Nikki about him a was How a key participant Iii tin meetings that led to agnews selection Mil it. From this source and others the associated press has pieced together the outlines at least of tin making of a vice presidential candidate. It began even before Nixon a first ballot Victory in the Early hours of thursday morning. About 20 minutes earlier Nixon met with his closest staff advisers in his Penthouse apartment on the Beach to Start discussing a running mate. The meeting went on with an eve changing cast for nearly 12 hours with Only an hour out for sleep by Nixon. When Nixon finally emerged to say Agnew was his Choice a shockwave travelled through the crammed hotels jolting especially tin followers of gov. Nelson a. Rockefeller who immediately charged Nixon with trying to appease his Southern supporters. The charge was denied by Nixon aides Lait there was no denying the satisfaction that a. New s selection brought to most southerners. A the South got a candidate it can accept a said South Caro ii a sen. Strom Thurmond one of Nixon a most influential Southern supporters Quot while the big cities did not get who they said they had to he was referring to mayor John v. Lindsay of new York sen. Charles h. Percy of Illinois and sen. Mark o. Hatfield of Oregon the favourites of the big City republicans. The basis of the charge of appeasement was Nixon a Promise to Southern delegates before the convention balloting that he would pick a vice president acceptable to All parts of the nation. Nixon made the overture to the Southern delegates when it began to appear hat californians gov. Ronald Reagan was picking up support in the South in his bid for the presidential nomination. I it it it tors say Ike h et4is stronger Washington apr army doctors reported today that former president Dwight d. Eisenhower is feeling stronger and is a Obi excellent spirits As he continues to make Progress after his major heart attack. But they said that he is still by the critical period which generally last through the first week following any heart attack by any patient. Eisenhower 77, is at Walter Reed army Hospital. He suffered on tuesday his sixth heart attack my his third this year. A morning medical bulletin is sued at the Hospital said a Gen. Eisenhower has spent another comfortable Day and night. Today a chuckle it is much More dignified to say that we re moving in by. Des than running around in circles although it comes out about the same thing
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