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The e Ven Sun vol. 78, no. 108 Friday August 30, 1968 n cd new York 13815 10� per copy huh Muskie police Nab 79, some delegates Campaign Trail Richard Daley banker a son 4 rescued Beverly Hills Calif. Apr four year old Stanley Stafford has Beer rescued from his kidnapper. Beverly Hills police chief Clinton Anderson said today. A the kids been recovered the Money and Anderson told newsmen at the Beverly Hills police station. In Washington die Fri announced the arrest in los an. Geles of a suspect Robert i Dacy of Lakewood Calif. The Fri said the child was rescued uninjured following a High Speed car Chase and a run Ning gun Battle Between Fri agents and the Man identified As Dacy. Dacy the Fri said attempted to use Young Stanley As a shield when trapped by agents. While the boy escaped injury the suspect was wounded in the right Arm. Tilt Taiao Money $250,000 j been requested was recovered the Fri said. Dacy 39, was taken into Cus. Tody after his car was rammed by a pursuing vehicle driven by Fri agents. Stanley is the son of Beverly Hills banker Stanley m. Stafford sr., and was kidnapped wednesday morning when a Man posing As an electrician talked his Way into the Stalford Home. The parents and the kidnapper of their Only child talked by Telephone wednesday night the same Day of the abduction police chief Clinton h. Anderson said. No threat was made on the boys life Anderson said. Chicago apr youths throwing bottles and glasses Down on Illinois National guardsmen patrolling the Street in front of the Conrad Hilton hotel today brought police to the 15th floor where they quickly or dered 50 of the Young people to the lobby. The guardsmen were stationed on Michigan Avenue guarding the democratic National convention Headquarters hotel against singing chanting Antiwar demonstrators across the Street. Thursday night they fired tear Gas on some 3,000 Antiwar demonstrators and a number of convention delegates and 79 persons including eight convention delegates or alternates and two newsmen were arrests several blocks South of the Conrad Hilton. Today helmeted police swept through Hilton rooms facing Michigan Avenue a in any adorned with the Blue and White Flower Symbol of sen. Eugene j. Mccarthy and ordered about 50 Youthful occupants Down stairs to the main lobby. The youths filed into elevators some pushed by police and the hallway of the 15th floor was cleared within minutes. Down in the lobby area some 30 of the youths sat on the floor in an elevator area singing. A we shall there were no arrests. Police said the majority of those ordered to the lobby were not hotel occupants. In the confrontation thursday night the demonstrators from varied backgrounds protested administration War policies the conduct f the Axin alleged police brutality. The demonstrators Many wearing Delegate identification tags and buttons supporting the candidacy of sen. Eugene j. Mccarthy were stopped in their attempt to March to the International amphitheatre site of the Security tightened convention five Miles away. Mass arrests came later in a confrontation Between National guardsmen and a mile Long line of marchers led by Dick Gregory negro civil rights activist who had invited the demonstrators to his South Side Home. The marchers were told at 18th Street and South Michigan Avenue that any further Advance would be met with arrests. Gregory and Thomas Day frasier a paraplegic and a democratic county chairman from Tulsa okla. Ignored the order and were immediately arrested. Frasier was in a wheel chair. Earlier Mccarthy told the demonstrators in the Park that he did not endorse either of the major party candidates for president. The demonstrators followed delegates of Wisconsin and the District of Columbia before thursdays convention session in a March to the amphitheatre. Or. White Ike has v lot going for him i Washington a a noted cardiac specialist says Dwight d. Eisenhower rallying from his seventh heart attack h s a lot going for him a Tough Constitution a Tough heart and modern Medicine. Quot he a Tough and so is Shehu Man heart a said or. Paul Dud Ley White once Eisenhower a doctor in a Telephone interview from Boston thursday. Quot i thought during the past week a he said a that Gen. Eisenhower Wasny to so terribly ill that there was need for bulletins every few minutes that he was about to doctors Cut to one thursday the number of daily bulletins detailing the former president and five Star general a condition. They had been issuing three since Eisenhower a seventh heart attack aug. 16. Weather generally fair weather with some Cloudy intervals this afternoon through the weekend. Highs today and saturday mainly in the 70s. Lows tonight mostly in the 40s. Eisenhower 77, was taken off the critical list wednesday. But Walter Reed army Hospital doctors cautioned he is still in serious condition and Long Range prospects for full recovery Are Uncertain. But White said a almost no matter How sick a person is there is always a Chance for recovery. A we doctors and the Lay Public must maintain More Hope with respect to disease a said White who was chief consultant when Eisenhower suffered his first heart attack in 1955. A the heart is no longer to be considered the delicate Organ even we doctors once thought during the 1920�?Ts,�?� he added. White noted Eisenhower also has some individual advantages. A i think he has a Hardy inheritance As witness his longevity. Also he has always had an optimistic spirit he has always kept his weight Down and he Hasni to the general a medical bulletin thursday said the decrease in extra heart beats continued. Doctors said his appetite has improved and they have relaxed his restricted Low Salt diet. Call for forty Unity issued debate continuing As czech party meets press Freedom one of the most cherished of the reforms s Rice the Liberal wave was launched in january was one of the first casualties As govern Merit leaders set about carrying out the agreement with Moscow. Josef or Trkovsky Liberal president of the National Assembly told the nation in a radio a. Dress that restrictions on o stations and newspapers Wei a beginning. He said the Mea tires would be temporary and would be discussed by the. Seibly in the next few Days. The Clandestine radio station that sprang up after the occur Tion faded from the air one by one thursday. Today a chuckle they Tell of a poor fellow who was so ugly that when he put on a Turtle neck sweater some Young boys Caugh him and kept him in a bucket. Vice president Humphrey presidential nominee Humphrey vows to explore new avenues for Vici peace Chicago apr vice presi Dent Hubert la. Humphrey Tak ing his first step out of the Shadow of Lyndon b. Johnson As democratic nominee for president has pledged to explore it Vryn Weic s ii it pcs Sal j to bring peace to Vietnam. A the policies of tomorrow need not to be limited by the policies of yesterday. If i am president i shall apply that Les son to the search for peace in Vietnam a Humphrey told a cheering convention thursday night. With that pledge Humphrey reached also for peace in a democratic party torn by its deep Iii visions on Vietnam scorned by the Antiwar demonstrators who clashed with police in a fourth night of bloodshed in downtown Chicago. To try to heal the wounds Humphrey took an elastic stance that appeared to pm Rise the Vietnam policies of the Johnson id min Strati to is i gang As he sox Ved it is vice pre j. Dent but Edge open the door for new approaches if elected presi Dent. In his acceptance speech he urged a let those who believe that our cause in Vietnam has been rights and those who believe it has been wrong agree Here and now neither vindication nor repudiation will bring peace or lie worthy of our looking ahead to inauguration Day Humphrey said a no one knows what the situation in Vietnam will be on Jan. 20. Fighting intense As yanks slay 200 Saigon apr hard fight ing was reported in the Northern and Central part of South Vietnam today with nearly 200 More Viet Cong and North vietnamese soldiers killed. But As the upsurge of combat continued for the 13th successive Day the enemy overran a Small gov eminent outpost and killed is civilians and Al in aped g5 in two undefended hamlets. The hardest fighting w is re ported South of Danang where . Marines South vietnamese rangers dive bombers and artillery killed 120 enemy troops in three fights the Allied commands said. Allied casualties were to marines and five rang ers killed and 52 marines and 23 rangers wounded. At the Southern Edge of the Central Highlands fighting continued around the due Lap Spe. Etal Fortes Camp and government troops reported killing an. Other 66 enemy soldiers thurs Day. This raised the number of enemy claimed killed there since last Friday to nearly 1,000. But the North vietnamese put pressure on another isolated Point capturing a 4-to.12.Man government Ca Giest some 15 Miles West of Quang Ngai City in the Central lowlands and shelling the nearby a Thanh Green Beret Camp. At the outpost All of the de fenders apparently were wiped out and the attackers set up six mortars two recoilless rifles and a machine gun which opened no on government rein fore amends that were sent to try to drive the attackers or. A . Spokesman said Cas unities in the shelling of the Spe. Cial forces Camp were Light and reinforcements had been sent there from the . Lith Light infantry brigade. The Camp is garrisoned by to or 15 american advisers and montage Nard tribesmen fighting is Mer. Canaries. I.69. Every heart in America prays that by then we shall hit reached a ceasefire in All Vietnam and be in serious ne-11 ablation toward a durable Peac he promised to Atli As Candle Date and vice president to do everything possible to Aid the Paris pc in talks. But he then made his apparent declaration of political Independence on the policies of tomorrow. He spelled out no specific new paths no a teas of disagreement with present policies but offered i vow to strive for a a prompt end to this Humphrey spoke at the close of a convention in irked by repeated Battles Over the demo. Cratic position on that War. He told the delegates a had we papered Over diff relies with empty platitudes instead of Frank debate we would deserve the contempt of our fellow citizens and the condemnation of Humphrey asked losing candidates Sens. Eugene j. Mccarthy and Eugene j. Mcgovern both critics of the War a to help America in the difficult Campaign but Mccarthy stayed away from convention Hall do Nying Humphrey the traditional Tab Leau of Unity on tin final night withholding i support from the nominee promising to Campaign for a Larder Antiwar bloc in Congress. Mcgovern said he would support Humphrey but not the Vietnam Plank in the platform. He said his major Effort would be to gain his own re election. The Plank preserved by Humphrey forces by 3-to-2 ratio in a turbulent floor Battle Only hours before tile nomination links an end to All bombing of North Vietnam with a response from Hanoi and the safety of . Troops. Antiwar dissidents had fought for in unconditional bombing halt. Chicago apr with a lit tie known senator from a Small state As his handpicked running mate democratic presidential candidate Hilbert h. Humphrey starts a Campaign that will first require plugging the gaping holes of party Unity. At Humphreys request the democratic National convention thursday night dutifully delivered the vice presidential nomination to sen. Edmund s. Muskie a former Maine governor who has acquired the reputation of a capable senator but not National popularity. The convention closed after a week of discord sometimes vitriolic on a night marked again in downtown Chicago by police and National guard troops firing tear Gas and swinging clubs to break up demonstrations by anti Vietnam War protesters. After going through the motions of selecting Muskie delegates cheered and waved banners to the tune of a Happy Days Are Here again As Humphrey took the podium to accept the presidential nomination and plead for National Unity and Justice. Signalling his promotion from president Johnson steam to his now Sovereign position As his party a nominee the vice Prest Dent told the delegates that their areas of agreement Are much greater than those of division on the Forest Issue of All he said a let those who believe our cause in Vietnam has been right a and those who believe it has been wrong agree Here and now neither vindication nor repudiation will bring peace or be worthy of our country. A if there is one lesson we should have Learned it is that the policies of tomorrow need not be limited tin policies of yesterday. A if i am president i shall apply that lesson to the search for peace in Vietnam As to All other areas of National politics. A he told the convention that the a trouble Iii America. Conies not from Lack of Faith but from a killing of Hope a he said new aspirations have been awakened but have been accompanied by impatience for solutions of the problems of race poverty crime hunger and de Spair. But he added a violence Breeds counter violence. Disorder destroys. Only or Ier can build. Riot makes for ruin reason makes for he said any president must assume responsibility to a guarantee to every american the right to personal with the pattern of his Cam Palgon thus sketched Humphrey begins overhauling the party or by. Delegation Vav idely split Chicago apr new Yorkus delegation headed Home from the democratic National convention today divided even More sharply than when it arrived on the scene five Days ago. Clustered in one Ca no were the supporters of vice president Hubert in Humphrey no filled a narrow majority of the states votes for his pres idea tial nomination. Grouped in the hostile rival Camp were the embittered Back ers of . Sen. Eugene j. My. Earthy led by Paul of Dwyer the party a nominee for . Senator. Hopes that the two groups could be blended into a United new York democratic party were dashed thursday when of Dwyer declared that he still had no intention of supporting Humphrey in the forthcoming Campaign. Of Dwyer said he would run an Independent Campaign for the Senate and would ignore Humph Rey speaking neither for nor against him state chairman John j Bur is the pro Mccarthy u t a of the new York delegation con ceded that he was disturbed by the persistent division in party ranks. Asked what he could do to repair it Burns Shook i s head Iii bewilderment and i plied a i Don t know but tipping no paper monday the evening Sun will not be published monday so that employees and management can enjoy the labor Day Holiday with their families. To do a a in a just hoping a tie said a that some of the things Humph Rey will be saying in the next few Days will bring those Mccarthy people Back to of Dwyer however dismissed any possibility of closing ranks with tie Humphrey forces. His major different till Humphrey Lias been on Vietnam War policy. For several weeks before the convention of Dwyer tax veiled around new York state declaring at every Stop that tie could not support a Humphrey ticket. Some upstate leaders responded angrily by saying they might riot help of Dwyer in turn but others had expressed Hope that he would fail into line after the convention. Top of Utility pole hangs precariously Over top of car owned by Henry Bugaboo . 2 Norwich thursday morning after tractor trailer owned by associated transport of new York City hooked into wires r s West Midland drive. A the pole was napped off wires were pulled from some of the nearby buildings and a fire alarm was automatically sounded calling City firemen to the scene. City police said the transport was operated by Sammy Grizzle of 7711 i Rankin drive Asbury a. Gunni nation with the election today of a National party chairman to succeed John m. Bailey of Connecticut who h is served in the spot since i960. Gov. John n. Dempsey of Connecticut said the word had come Down that Lawrence f. Of Brien former postmaster general and a Long time political adviser to the assassinated Ken Lindy Brothers had been tapped for the Post. Of Brien was Humphreys convention manager. Others thought that sen. Fred Harris of Oklahoma co chairman of Humphreys pre convention Campaign was in the running and there was some talk that Delton Houtchens Missouri state chairman might be in line for the Post. Second Only to the demonstration for Humphrey was the conventions tribute to Robert f. Kennedy who might have wrested the nomination from Humphrey if he had not been assassinated on the night that he won the june i California primary. Delegates responded with a cheering singing tribute to the showing of a 20-Ininute film depicting Kennedy a career and life. Some of those who wanted to draft sen. Edward m. Kennedy of Massachusetts the surviving brother went Home hardly mollified by Humphreys Choice of Muskie. Kennedy himself had stopped what at one Point looked like a threat to Humphrey by saying he could not accept either nomination. There was some grumbling among southerners that Muskie was to it it much of a Liberal to suit their conservative taste. And the doubt whether Humphrey can beat Nixon in november to vein i like a Cloud Over some state delegations. The 6-foot-5 Muskie a 54-year-old roman Catholic who has served in the Senate since 1959, Eltomi de party disagreement Over How to end die Vietnam War. Ile supported a Humphrey endorsed platform Plank that called for a halt in the bombing of North Vietnam Only when Hanoi shows a willingness to reciprocate militarily. But Muskie com eded that he and Humphrey a have a different evaluation of the risks involved in stopping the for his own part the vice presidential nominee said he would a actively pursue the prospects of a bombing halt while consulting with Paris peace negotiators my military leaders. The conventions cd up split when it rejected a dovish proposal for an unconditional bombing halt appeared to Muskie to be a not so great it should be permanently but sen. Eugene j. Met thy d-minn., did not agree. My earthy Humphreys chief rival for the top nomination declined to endorse his fellow minnesotan. He said he will devote his time in the fall Campaign to electing Vietnam War critics to the Senate so that body will have a larger voice in foreign affairs. Mccarthy avoided the closing convention session but sen. George s. Mcgovern of South Dakota another Humphrey opponent attended As a sign of Unity. Muskie won die second place nomination overwhelmingly but not without some Short lived efforts to stage a revolt. Prague a a communist leaders gathered in Prague to Day for a party Congress As debate continued Over the capitulation to Moscow a demands for severe limits on the czechoslovak liberalization. The local party leaders have to decide whether to reject the Moscow Accord or work out ways to live with it in Hopes they can convince the Kremlin that the bulk of the estimated 350,000 occupation troops can leave the country soon. The Liberal leaders who went to Moscow already have can honed a you cannot beat your head against a another Issue facing the party Congress is whether to reaffirm its decision at a secret session last week to purge hard line members front the party Centra committee. Tile Kremlin Calin the session illegal and the Moscow agreement appears to re. Pud Date the purge. The National Assembly wednesday rejected the Moscow Accord but As in All communist countries Assembly action is f Small importance compared with Wii at the communist party does. The soviet press has made no mention of Hie Assembly a Deci. Skin. But the official news Agency Tass declared a the right Wing counterrevolutionary forces Are becoming More Active trying to frustrate the first constructive Steps of the party and the government leadership of Czechoslovakia a party Secretary Alexander Dubcek the Leader of the Liber als who was arrested by the russian invaders and released after the Moscow talks was r ported under medical car mentally and physically sex. A us ted. Liberal and pro Moscow leaders argued in secret thursday Over what course to take amid the soviet bloc occupation. The meeting was not held at party Headquarters although it was no longer guarded by soviet tanks. It probably was tie id Al some factory. At least once since the occupation began aug. 20, party leaders have put on overalls and drifted into a factory when the shifts changed to hold secret talks
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