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Norwich Evening Sun (Newspaper) - August 20, 1968, Norwich, New York
The e vening in l vol. 78, no. Too tuesday August 20, 1968 Norwich new York 13815 10c per copy # three persons were injured when this passenger car and a tractor trailer lashed i Adon in route 12, just North of Meads Pone Early this morning. Sheriffs deputies said the vehicle apparently crossed Over the Center line into the path of the tractor trailer which was loaded with mail from it Ca to Binghamton. Impact demolished tin passenger car and ripped the front Axel from under the tractor. Photo by Riley 3 injured Iii area Headon crash of mail truck car three persons wart injured in a Headon crash of a passenger car and a tractor trailer shortly after 4 . Today on Routt 12. Just North of Meads Pond. Treated and admitted at Chenango memorial Hospital were Lewis g. Miller 28. Of 4687 Englewood drive Indianapolis iud., operator of the ear who suffered abrasions of both arms and legs and mar Aret i. W Illiamson 20. Of the Colgate inn Hamilton who received multiple lacerations of the arms and legs. Treated at tile Hospital and released was Robert f. Brown 27, of too Washington Street. Binghamton. A passenger in the tractor trailer or. Brown suffered abrasions of the Back. Right Elbow and leg. A sheriffs Deputy who invest ated tin Accident said tin tractor trailer a mail Carrier owned by Meyers and Meyers of port Crane was operated by Kenneth e. Bond 20. Of 102 Susquehanna Street Binghamton. The Deputy said the ear is owned by tile Norwich Pilar Mac a1 company. The Accident happened when the passenger car travelling North apparently crossed Over the Center line and struck the southbound mail truck Headon the sheriffs department reported. Tile Impact of the crash totally demolished Hie car tin Deputy reported and ripped the front Axel out from under the tractor trailer. Post office authorities in Norwich said the mail Rig was Lound from Utica to Binghamton a my was not scheduled to Stop at the office Here. However mail the vehicle carried from Utica bound for Norwich is normally transferred at Binghamton and arrives at the nor Wickli Post office about 7 30 . Authorities said another truck was dispatched to the scene where it lucked up the mail cargo trom the disabled vehicle. Postal Olin gals said at mid morning that the Iii Iii still had not been delivered to the Norwich Post office and that the mail aboard the Accident vehicle normally would have been delivered in the City today but will not lie delivered until wednesday. Or. Miller Rem ived a summons for failure to keep right Aud is to appear before North Norwich Justice Joseph hover on aug. 22. Party pros say it s All Over but shouts for huh Chicago apr democratic professionals ratify Hie claim of Hilbert ii. Humphreys aides that ifs All Over but the loud shouting and the vice president will be the next party presidential nominee. The claim of Lawrence f. Of Brien former postmaster general and former strategist for the late sen. Robert f. Kennedy that Humphrey Lias amassed a hard Rock base of 1,400 convention votes with 1,312 needed for the nomination at next weeks convention got solid support from party leaders who have clocked such operations before. One prominent Democrat who has stood aside from Humphreys Battle with sen. Eugene j. Mccarthy d m mn., said there was no doubt in his mind that the vice president would Roll to an impressive Victory on tile first ballot. His assessment was backed by another party Leader whose primary interest lies in these 385 reds Are slain in overnight fight Saigon apr Allied troops reported killing 387 enemy soldiers monday night and today As Battles raged from the Cam Bodian Border to the Northern Frontier for the third straight Day. But enemy forces overran one Allied unit outnumbered six to one i Miles South of Danang today. Initial reports said nine . Marines and 24 South vietnamese militia in ii were killed before . Fighter bombers and artillery drove off the More than 300 attackers. Reinforcements were unable to reach the Allied combined action platoon because of a secondary explosion in the platoons compound touched off by the fighting. No enemy casualties were reported. A total of 60 Allied deaths including 26 americans was re ported from the latest series of Battles. . Headquarters reported 739 enemy and 69 americans killed since the Start of the latest enemy attacks sunday. Nearly 500 of the enemy Depauis were inflicted since monday most of these in four Battles weather warm and humid with a few scattered showers or Thunder showers tonight. Wednesday partly Cloudy and continued warm Low temperatures tonight in the 60s and highs w wednesday mostly in the 60s. Around the provincial capital of toy Ninh. The new intensification of the ground War after a two month Lull shattered Hopes that the enemy High command a rpt be de escalating to try to make Progress at the Paris peace talks. Most of the enemy thrusts were against american and South vietnamese outposts screening enemy infiltration corridors leading from Cambodia toward Saigon. At least two North vietnamese divisions and elements of a third Are said to be missed at secret base Camps. Kenneth speech site is changed Worcester mass. A the location of sen. Edward m Kennedy a first speech sine the funeral of his brother Robert has been changed to Kimball Hall at holy Cross College. The Hall can seat about 1,000 persons. The original site the Yankee drummer motor inn in suburban Auburn has a capacity of 620. The Massachusetts democrats major policy address be. Fore a luncheon meeting wednes Day of the Worcester Ara Cham Ber of Commerce will be Tele Vised nationally. A spokesman for the chamber said the change was made be cause of the number of people who wanted to attend. Lection of a candidate he believes can defeat Republican nominee Richard m. Nixon in november. Both asked to re min Anonymous in these forecasts. However a spokesman for Mccarthy said that of Briens figures presented a biased pie Ture of Delegate strength. Rick Jasculca convention press coordinator for Mccarthy noted that of Brien did mat give stately state rundown. A where did they get those Fig ures Jasculca asked. A any one can play the numbers game and this is what we feel is being Mccarthy and Humphrey will have a Chance to argue the in it nit in a joint television appearance on the three major networks Friday night if format and equal tune problems can be solved. A Robert Mccandless Washington attorney in charge of Chart my Humphreys Delegate count told an informal news conference he thought his candidate would have More than 1,700 first ballot votes. O Brien swept this estimate aside with the statement that a a very hard and very realistic county of firmly committed delegates added up the round figure of 1,400. Top dems differ on War Plank platform i Anel to hear Dean Rusk by Washington apr the democratic party threw up its platform committee healings today to some of the us important figures on both std of the controversy Over a Viet Nam policy statement. Defending the Johnson administration a War policies in a up Cial committee meeting Tom will be Secretary of stated i Rusk. His appearance follow presentation of a statement Arkansas sen. J. William i til Bright an Arch critic of recourse followed in Vietnam. Fulbright head of the Siut foreign relations committee argued in a prepared statement for a halt to . Bombing of North Vietnam and the inclusion of the National liberation front political of the Viet Cong Iii any discussion of the future of South Vietnam. Fulbright a position was similar in most respects to the stand of sen. Eugene j. Mccarthy the major Challenge to vice president Hubert in Humphrey for the democratic presidential nomination. A it will be necessary at an Early stage to bring the Saigon government and the National liberation front into the discussion of their country a future a Fulbright said. Mew heart for Ike rejected Washington apr Doc tors attending former president Dwight d. Eisenhower Doser big his condition As still i Leal Ive disclosed that they once seriously considered then rejected the a possibility of a heart transplant. Word of the possible trails Plant was included in the latest bulletin issued at Walter Reed army Hospital which said the 77-year-old five Star army Gen eral was resting comfortably with fewer instances of the irregular heart beat that had brought him near death after his seventh heart attack. The report of the decrease Iii irregularity struck a relatively optimistic note in the 1030 . Bulletin compared to an earlier bulletin monday afternoon which said his condition had worsened. In the late evening report the doctors also for the first time publicly mentioned that they had considered and rejected the possibility of a heart trails Plant. They said such a course to rejected because of the Gen r alas age and a the present of other major medical cond. president Johnson address. A veterans of foreign wars con vestion in Detroit monday night called for a minute it prayer for the stricken general with whom he has always had a close relationship. Then Johnson flew Back to the capital instead of returning to his Texas ranch where he has spent most of the month. Whether an unannounced Factor in Eisenhower a condition prom the unexpected move was known. A tonight As we meet her Honor americans veterans of the greatest of them wages the greatest struggle his life a said Johnson. A the prayers and the hop All of us in this room and o our people across the land out to Dwight d. Eisenhowe met artilly is advocating inclusion of the Nef in a temporary coalition vietnamese government and saying the United states should begin withdrawal if this is not done. Vice president Humphrey who generally supports Johnson s War policies has said that he cannot As he put it support imposing a coalition governing on the South vietnamese. Fulbright did not specify a coalition government but argued like Mccarthy when he said a it May be found necessary to remind the South vietnamese government that the United states seeks a Compromise peace that it is not committed to the objective of military Victory for the present South vietnamese government and that it cannot accordingly allow th1 Saigon government to exercise a veto on american however Fulbright a criticism of past administration decisions was relatively muted. He said the sending in of . Ground forces a was supported at the time by most responsible officials including members of Congress who have since become critics of the he added a american intervention in Vietnam has been the result of honest but serious errors in Xii but John Kenneth Galbraith Harvard professor and former ambassador who spoke for Mccarthy urged the platform writers not to a paper Over this disaster or to seek a a form of words which makes our recent asian policy a Galbraith released his statement monday night although it was scheduled for presentation today. A it is More important to get tis out of this mess than to redeem the judgment of those who got us in a he said. He called for the coalition government including the Nef a bombing halt and reducing . Operations a to a purely defensive tin Nef ii said consists of a the custodians of vietnamese another aspirant for the democratic presidential nomination. Sen. George Mcgovern of South Dakota told the committee Iii prepared remarks that the United states should Start removing its military forces from Vietnam now. The first step should by Hie withdrawal of 250,000 american troops it Taiwan half the current strength he said. A there is no consideration of National interest no diplomatic commitment and no other compelling reason to continue the american military intervention any longer Quot Mcgovern said. A the most compelling reason for ending the War is that it is a moral disaster for America and for Vietnam. This War has be come a soldering cancer that is eating away tile ideals of dignity and compassion Winch have been our surest guides from the earliest Days of the Republic a he said. The South Dakotan also said the United states should cease its opposition to the National liberation front Iii the govern most of South Vietnam and he called for a foreign policy that would prevent future Vietnam. Richard n. Goodwin a Mccarthy strategist and spokesman. Told a news conference monday that of the Mccarthy peace Plank did not carry Iii the committee it would lie won in a floor fight it the convention itself. Goodwin said the language of Mccarthy a Plank May be subject to negotiation but its principal contents bombing halt de escalation an interim coalition government is the minimum that Mccarthy supporters can accept. President stands fast rejects total bomb halt Gen. Eisenhower it o paper says pub til l of 2 probed Chicago apr the Chica go Tribune said tuesday the Fri and the secret service Are Iii Vest gating reports of a plot to assassinate vice president Hubert la. Humphrey and sen. La Gene Mccarthy during the democratic convention. The plot the Tribune said was said to have been formed during a meeting of too negro extremists and South Side gang members and to have included plans for destruction of several police stations with explosives and Rifle fire. The newspaper added that the . Attorney general a office reportedly has approved a fulls Cal investigation Iii an attempt to obtain enough information for the issuance of conspiracy warrants. Detroit apr president Johnson rejecting a total bombing halt of North Vietnam or other ck1-escalation of the War says he will go no further Iii the search for peace until Hanoi shows sincere signs of wanting to end the fighting. Speaking monday night to a convention of the veterans of foreign wars Johnson said ill moves by the United states to end the fighting have gone unanswered by the North vietnamese. A the next move must lie theirs a he told a cheering audience. The president seemed to be answering critics within his own party particularly Sens. Eugene j. Mccarthy and George Mcgovern who have m id opposition to the War major parts of their campaigns for the democratic presidential nomination. Pointedly referring to the fact that his term does no to expire until next january Johnson said a this administration does not intend to move further until it has Good reason to believe that the other Side intends seriously to join with us in de escalating the War and moving seriously towards while he is in office Johnson emphasized again and again he will Call the shots and will not Bend a to some of us who appear to be searching for a formula which would get us out of Vietnam and Asia on any terms Iii one of his strongest defences of american actions in Vietnam Johnson also predicted that his successor will wind up with the Sam policy once lie has All the information my responsibility that comes with the presidency. A a it a one thing to be seeking responsibility and its Zanotta r thing when you be got it a John son said about his critics. The president went to Detroit from his Texas ranch then flew to Washington. He had been in Texas most of this month. In clearly emotional tones Johnson said nobody wants peace More than he and lie dammed Hanoi for what tie charged was its failure to respond clearly and affirmatively to his Marc 31 order restricting bombing of the North. A a let a done to tx1 hoodwinked lets not in misled. We re not going to Stop the bombing just to let them step up their bloodshed a Johnson declared. A so Long As i am your american commander in chief we Are not going to lie found wanting a to told the cheering veterans. Lbs a a realistic a says cop nominee Columbus Ohio apr Richard m. Nixon Republican candidate for president defend Al As a a realistic today Prest Dent Johnson a refusal to de est late the Vietnam War until the communists show signs tin y will Cut Down tie scale of fight lug. A we All want to see the bomb my halted and the War ended but we cannot halt the bombing unless there is some move on behalf of the enemy a Nixon told a news conference. A i think the position of the president Iii regard to a bomb my halt is a realistic ii Sitison a tie said Nixon said that the United states should not undertake a unilateral halt to the bombing unless there is provision made to protect american troops. A we want to end the killing of american troops a Nixon said. He said a the United states is Well advised not to have another unilateral bombing pause unless the enemy makes a sign of the War. Nixon said he talked to Johnson by phone on sunday and was told there was a no change in the War situation. Nixon commented on Vietnam after lie met with Ohio gov. James a. Rhodes earlier Nixon said his first full Day of National campaigning convinced him he can win the presidential election by a Humphrey Mccarthy nearing to debate Washington apr vice president Hubert h. Humphrey and sen. Eugene a Mccarthy leading contenders for the democratic presidential nomination will debate on National television Friday night if format and equal time problems to be solved. The Mccarthy people want an open a categorized debate for the full hour�?7 30 to 830p.m. Edt Friday. Humphrey aides earlier reported a tentative agreement to Divide it into three segments foreign affairs Domestic policy and concepts of the presidency. A a we re going to try to solve the problems and if we solve the problems then Well go to the networks a Mccarthy a pain manager Blair claim said monday night. He said All three networks have tentatively set Asid the Friday night Tim pending solution of the problems and would carry the debate simultaneously. Clark said he was optimise agreement on the format would be reached. But a Humphrey aide ted Van Dyke said pros. Pets for holding the debate ill depend on whether the equal time problem a can be worked out to the satisfaction ii of ill the sen. George s. Mcgovern who announced his democratic candidacy two weeks ago has said his exclusion from the d e b a t e violates the Federal Corm nuni cations commissions equal time provision. The Columbia broadcasting system handling arrangements for the networks has offered Mcgovern a half hour broadcast so met in after the Exchange. Georgia gov. Lester Maddox who entered the democratic race saturday called monday for a debate Between All four democratic presidential aspirants but did not refer specifically to the Friday night time. The Mccarthy Camp originally proposed three separate debates on foreign affairs Domestic policy and concepts of the presidency. But an aide said now the it there will by Only one debate it should be open to a free Exchange and not categorized into three 20-minute segments. In separate development a Mccarthy spokesman said it was a ridiculous and completely unfounded to say Mccarthy had withdrawn from an neg a meet the press appearance with Humphrey next sunday. A we had never committed sen. Mccarthy to the show but had tried hard to work out dual convenient time a said Mccarthy s scheduling director Norval Reece. A any statement saying sen. Mccarthy withdrew is ridiculous and completely Reece said Mccarthy has a prior commitment for another live television interview in Washington sunday and is to meet with the Illinois democratic delegation later in the Day in Chicago. The National broadcasting co. Said in new York Mccarthy had withdrawn from the program which was to be a panel interview show not connected with the proposed debate. Pela Laed aug. 20 Lyndsl a. A across the country a tide is beginning to run a the Republican candidate for president told a reception of Ohio republicans monday night. A fall we have to do is push it Day and night and it will tie a lands his voice hoarse from a Jai of speaking in Illinois Mietzi Gall and Ohio Nixon prepared for a meeting today with Ohio gov James a. Rhodes. He met on monday with gov. George Romney of Michigan once Iii Pix inherit for the cop nomination and carried a was tie governors Promise to Carn. Jia Ign for him Iii other states. Nixon aides said the object of Hie meeting with Rhodes is to Vin the full surf Xart of the lode pendent minded governor Anc ins powerful Ohio Republica organization. Rhodes held his favorite son delegation behind him at the gob convention. Nixon who carried the stat in 273,000 votes when he ran Foi president eight years ago said a one of the great things Learned about Ohio in 1960 is that it is a great organization state. Nixon a strategists said tha while they Hope Rhodes Wil Mke some National appearances for the ticket they a counting most on his organize Tion delivering the key state to it Nixon in november. Later in the Day Nixon meets with gov. Raymond p. Shafer i Harrisburg. Shafer supports new York gov. Nelson a. Rock Feller for the gop presidents n i n a t i o n. Nixon meet wednesday with Rockefeller i the new York City House where they both live. For Nixon monday was a a of flying visits to state capitols Hasty news conferences in legislative Chambers closed meet digs with state Republican Leat ers and handshaking wit crowds who turned out to be him. Once he talked by two a radio to president Johnson a their motorcade sped in oppo Ite directions on a freeway of Side Detroit. Today a chuckle the Boss put a sign on the office bulletin Board a i thrive on criticism. Write yours Here a a y
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