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The evening Sun vol. 78. No. 174wednesday, december 4, 1968 Norwich new York 13815 10$ per copy israeli jets Shell gun nests Tel Aviv apr israeli a warplanes attacked iraqi Artil Lery installations in Jordan today and one Jet did not return from the 90-minute raid the israeli army announced. It was tile third israeli air attack on jordanian territory this week and the first in which any israeli losses were reported. The Pilot of the French made super mystery fighter bomber parachuted into Jordan a but we managed to get him out a an is Rall spokesman reported. He said the iraqi artillery emplacements attacked were East and West of the jordanian town of Irbid. The air strike started at Rincon and the army said it ended at 1 30 . Radio Amman reported the israeli planes raided the City of Al Mafray and two villages in the Irbid area Kaibeh and Samalia. The radio quoting a jordanian army spokesman said antiaircraft batteries fired on the planes. Air raid sirens wailed in am Man Jordan a capital. Al Mafray the site of a Large air base is 30 Miles Northeast of Amman and an equal distance Southeast of Irbid. Jordan a Cabinet announced cancellation of a party for min. Sisters and deputies that had been scheduled for this evening. The israeli spokesman in telling of the raids on the iraqi artillery bases said they had taken part recently in bombard ments of Israel. A these bases opened fire without reason and took part in heavy attacks on settlements in the Jordan and Beisan valleys on dec. 2 and 3,�?� he said. A these bases took part relents in bombardments of Israel a the spokesman charged. A these bases opened fire without reason and took part in heavy attacks on settlements in the Jordan and Beisan valleys on dec. 2 and 3.�?� on sunday after almost a month of Arab sabotage raids into Israel the israeli army sent commando units deep into Jordan to blow up two Bridges. A fierce artillery Duel erupted across the cease fire line the same night and israeli jets attacked the gun positions. Another Duel and plane strike followed Early tuesday and Jordan reported 14 civilians were killed and 18 wounded in the bombing of the Small settlement of afr Assad. Israel said iraqi batteries were a target in that attack also. Its reign of terror Hayakawa san Francisco apr police made 32 arrests during clashes with student strikers tuesday at san Francisco state College. Acting president s. I. Hayakawa described the strikers tactics As a a reign of terror and said any continuations would be met with More police crackdowns. About 300 of the school s 18,000 students appeared to be the ones who threw rocks mud broken bricks Glass Pine Cones and boards. At least nine persons including five policemen were injured la the Campus most violent Day since the Black students Union called the strike nearly four weeks ago. The two Day total of arrests was 42 and 14 students have been suspended from school. A if there is More tension there will be More Force a said Hayakawa. Republican gov. Ronald Reagan praised Hayakawa s firm tactics and democratic mayor Joseph Alioto promised All the City police strength needed against demonstrators whose pressure for minority group demands has disrupted the Campus for most of the past months. Hayakawa an expert in semantics the use and meaning of words was named acting president by College trustees last week. He has claimed Good at Tendance at classes for most of the time since he reopened them monday. Weather rain mixed with Snow tapering off to scattered Snow flurries tonight thursday variable cloudiness with Chance of Snow flurries. Low temperature tonight in Low 30s and highs on thursday 35 to 45. Quot is it reds ambush elite yank unit More than half killed wounded kicking up dust an armoured troop Carrier transports Egypt a president Gamal Abdel Nasser and other officials on a tour of the desert area where egyptian military forces Are conducting Maneu vers. . Reportedly seeking peace plan for Mideast Paris apr the United states is reported seeking the support of key nations for a new seven Point plan to bring peace Between Israel and Egypt. Informed diplomats said the initiative by president Johnson a administration gathered momentum after the nov. 5 election and has attracted the interest of president elect Richard m. Nixon s entourage. The informants who declined to be identified said the a Mer can plan foresees As a starting Point israelis withdrawal from the Sinai Peninsula and Egypt a termination of its 20-year-old state of War with the jewish a. Tion. The ultimate aim of the . Program is an acceptable peace document signed by the main contenders in the Middle East conflict the diplomats said. The american plan is said to reflect the chief ingredients of a Resolution adopted by the United nations Security Council in november 1967, after the six Day Arab israeli War. Informants gave this outline of the american plan i. Withdrawal of israeli forces from the Sinai desert. This would leave the status of israeli occupied Jerusalem and other former Arab areas unsettled. 2. An end to the state of War Between Egypt and Israel. Israeli relations with other Arab neighbors particularly Jordan and Syria would be settled later. 3. A settlement of the future of Arab refugees in israeli occupied territory. On this Issue Jerusalem is believed to have offered International talks. 4. Egyptian acceptance of the principle of free israeli navigation through such International Waterways As the Suez canal and the tiran Strait. 5. Replacing israeli troops with United nations soldiers in Sharmel sheikh the desert fortress guarding the to r h Strait. The ouster of a . Garrison from this outpost by president Gamal Abdel Nasser in mid-1966 was a key Factor that led to the six Day War. 6. An East West agreement to restrict arms supplies to the Middle East contenders. 7. Signatures of the two main parties on a peace treaty. Nasser a government has refused to contemplate a peace treaty with Israel. The informants said Secretary of state Dean Rusk presumably discussed the plan with the israeli and egyptian foreign ministers Abba Eban and Mah Moud Riad at meetings in new York nov. 3. The americans have been trying to rally support for the plan from several major Powers including the soviet Union India and Britain the informants said. Israeli reaction was not reported. But based on past israeli pronouncements the Jerusalem government Likely would be Cool to any proposition begin Ning with a surrender of the occupied territory. Egypt was said to be sceptical. The sources said egyptian leaders advised Friendly govern ments they find it difficult to reconcile the . Peace program with president Johnson a decision last month to sell the israelis phantom Jet fighter planes. The informants said the american proposal probably was discussed by Nasser aides and Robert Anderson who visited Cairo last month on a Mission for president Johnson. They added the plan also might be discussed when former gov. William Scranton another High level Nixon emissary vis. Its key Middle East capitals soon. Gof governors volunteering to take Law order Job Over Palm Springs Calif. Apr Republican governors Are volunteering to take off president elect Richard m. Nixon a hands the enforcement of Law and order pledges he made during his Campaign. Gov. Claude Kirk of Florida one of the Early arrivals for the Republican governors conference opening Here thursday said the state executives expect to take the Lead themselves in combating lawlessness and disorders. Kirk who assembled a private police Force to combat organized crime in Florida after his election told an Airport news conference tuesday he believes the restoration of order is primarily a local problem. A i expect president elect Nixon to take the leadership in the fight against crime and violence a he said. A i think he will recommend strengthening the Safe streets act and will implement the program to elevate police standards. But in the end Law enforcement is primarily a local problem and we governors intend to do our Best to help the new president restore Law and asked if he did no to think Nixon would be following the course already Laid Down by president Johnson Kirk replied that a this has always been a nonpartisan Issue. The republicans have always supported Law enforcement gov. Spiro t. Agnew of Maryland the vice president elect arrived in an air Force plane after stopping off in san Francisco to look in briefly on a meeting of the executive committee of the National governors conference. Agnew has been designated by Nixon As the Liaison Man with governors of both parties a Job filled by vice president Hubert h. Humphrey for the Johnson administration. Agnew told reporters in a Brief Airport interview that despite Johnson a efforts to main Tain Contact with the governors there still existed a problem of communications Between them and the White House. He said he Hopes to Clear this up. A i find some governors unhappy about the implementation of existing Federal programs a Agnew said. He declined to elaborate. But the supposition was the state executives were complaining about cutbacks in the Federal Highway program spending and about the administration of the Antipoverty program. Agnew declined to speculate on possible Nixon Cabinet appointments. However he said he thought that any government in these times in the end would a turn out to be a coalition of Nixon has indicated he will not announce any major Cabinet appointments until he returns to new York after a California trip. He will speak at a Hospital fund raising dinner in los Angeles on thursday sponsored by James Francis Cardinal Mcintyre and then go on to the gop governors conference. Nixon plans an off the cuff speech at the governors Black tie state dinner Friday night at this Plush desert resort. S. Vietnam envoys due on saturday Saigon apr president Nguyen Van Thieu said today that the South vietnamese delegation to the Paris peace talks will be in the French capital on saturday. Thieu told newsmen meetings will be held in Paris next week to Deal with the Complex procedural questions prior to the opening of full scale peace talks. Asked How Long he thought the talks would last he said he could not guess. A one cannot predict if the enemy will have Good will a he added. Thieu said in response to an other question he thought there were no immediate prospects for a cease fire. A this could come about lifter a certain time a he said a but it is very complicated and involves Many procedural government sources have said that the South vietnamese delegation will make its first order of business an Effort to de escalate tile War and the accompanying terrorism. The president denied suggestions that his delegation would delay getting Down to substantive talks until after the inauguration Jan. 20 of Richard m. Nixon. Some South vietnamese officials believe that Nixon can t counted on More than president Johnson to hold out tor a settlement favourable to the Saigon regime. Thieu said it is a completely false that he is waiting for Nixon to take office. A we Are at War and we must Stop the War a he said. A we cannot wait for in Bangkok official sources said there was a split within the Allied Camp Over what sort of negotiated peace settlement should come out of the Paris thai foreign minister Thanet Khotan told newsmen Thailand supports the South vietnamese Contention that Hanoi is attempting to gain at Paris the Victory it could not win on the Battlefield. Thanet said a in the United states there Are Many people who Are tired of the War and there Are leftists who wish to support the communists and help them win the he said Thailand and other free asian countries would not let the communists win at the negotiating table. Pham Dang Lam Saigon envoy Saigon apr an estimated 400 North vietnamese troops lying in wait in thick Jungle attacked 150 probing . Air cavalrymen near the cambodian Border North of Saigon tuesday and killed or wounded More than half of them. Twenty five of the american troops were killed and 52 wounded. It was the heaviest casualty toll suffered by the elite 1st air cavalry division in a single Battle this year. North vietnamese casualties were not known but one air Cav officer said a we brought in a hell of a lot of stuff Arti 1-Lery, rockets and bombers on ave lbs discuss peace team switch Washington apr arrangements for turning Over the . Peace team at Paris to the incoming Nixon administration Are expected to be a major topic when ambassador Averell Harriman confers with president Johnson on strategy for Ute coming weeks. Harriman who returned from Paris monday said in Advance of today a conference with John son that he does not expect to remain As chief negotiator under Richard m. Nixon. He said he thought the new president would tie a Well advised to name his own As Johnson and Harriman Confer the major problem be fore the United states and North Vietnam is to get tile peace talks going again in an expanded new phase after a lapse of a month. Some . Officials think it possible that the new Start May be made next week following the expected arrival in Paris of the full delegation from South Vietnam. A delegation from the rebel National liberation front Elf of South Vietnam reached Paris several weeks ago but the Saigon government has delayed its participation pending settlement of detailed arrangements governing its Sta. Tus and that of the Elf. While neither the president nor Harriman has signalled what the major . Objective would be in the remaining weeks of the Johnson regime some officials expect that the main emphasis May be a new Effort to curtail the War. When president Johnson ended All bombing and other attacks on North Vietnam oct. 31 he said he acted on an understanding with North Vietnam that tile demilitarized zone separating North and South would be respected. Since then there have been . Charges of scores of violations by communist forces and North vietnamese accusations of air strikes and ground operations by . Troops in Hie area. Authorities Here continue to play Down speculation about trying to arrange a cease fire saying that the kind of guerrilla War being fought by the communists in the South does not provide a basis for an effective cease fire agreement. However they do consider a cease fire arrangement As practical if it is made the first step of a plan for withdrawal of All foreign forces from South Viet name. The United states therefore could make an Early proposal for a troop withdrawal agreement with North Vietnam which could embrace a ceasefire arrangement. According to the . View of the new phase of the Paris talks the meetings Are to be Between two sides Hoover commission chairman is next on Nixon a Agenda new York apr president elect Richard m. Nixon is expected to name California industrialist Roy Ash to head a new Hoover Type commission to recommend reorganization of the Federal government. Ash president of Litton Indus tries inc., seemed to be Nixon a Choice to direct a a searching fundamental reappraisal of our whole Structure of even before receiving the Republican presidential nomination last August Nixon said a one of the first tasks of the next president should be to set in motion such a study reminiscent of those conducted during me a ministration of former president Harry s. Truman by another former chief executive Robert Hoover. I his renomination statement Nixon said the new group should have an even broader mandate than the one Truman gave Hoover. He said of the proposed new commission a it would be charged with searching out every feasible Justice raps student protests shopping Days. Til Christmas Washington apr Justice Hugo l. Black parting still farther the curtain of silence that traditionally shrouds the supreme court says nothing gives demonstrators the right to a a tramp streets such As those of Chicago or assemble on Pri vate or government property. A the Constitution does no to say that any Man shall have a right to say anything he wishes any where be wants to go a the courts senior Justice said tues Day night in an unprecedented hour Long National television interview. Rocking gently before a desk in the study of his suburban Vir inia Home he 82-year-old Black frequently used dry wit and an elfin Grin to season a philosophy that appears Little changed after 31 years on the court. Never far from his hand Dur ing the edited result of eight hours of questioning was a Well thumbed paperback copy of the Constitution which Black said he carried always in his pocket. He referred to it often but just As often quoted from mein Oryx in touching on the makeup of the court disorders that sur rounded the democratic National convention in Chicago and major decisions including a re. Gret about the phrasing of the 1954 school desegregation rub ing. Black was asked to apply his Oft stated beliefs on free speech and Assembly to the bloody August clashes Between police and Antiwar protestors at the democratic convention. He made it Clear his answer applied to both private and government property. The Constitution Black said a does not say people shall have a right to assemble to express views on other Peoples property it just does no to say it. It says they have a right to assemble if they re peaceable. But it does no to say How far you can go in using other Peoples he said he knows of nothing that a gives people the right to tramp up and Down the streets by the Black however took note of the fact a Case arising from the Chicago disorders could come before the court. A i done to want to say what my be because i Don t the evidence would View would know what show a Black said. Black touched on several cases in which he took part. But perhaps his most startling com Orient came on the school desegregation decision of 1954. He said that the phrase a with All deliberate Speed possibly should not have been included because he said the wording was used to delay integration. The Black interview was billed by the Columbia broadcasting system As having no precedent on television. Black however Over the years has been one of the courts most candid members Ariu lice went so far in an article As to say most libel decisions Are Union sectional. Means of decentralizing govern ment of getting it closer Toto the people of transferring functions to state and local governments of creating new instrumental ties where appropriate to involve people at the Community level directly in the decisions that affect their own he said the group would rep resent the Best of Talent from management government and the academic world. Ash a 50-year-old native of los Angeles and a financial supporter of the Nixon Campaign has been with Litton since 1953, seeing it grow from a specialized electronics firm into a vast conglomerate Enterprise. He has been president since 1961. Earlier Ash was chief financial officer of Hughes aircraft corp. There was no word on when Nixon would create the new group or name its chairman. However Ash has met with the president elect several times in recent Days. Meanwhile it gov. Robert h. Finch of California one of Nixon s closest advisers was reported ready to accept the Post of health education and welfare Secretary in Nixon s Cabinet. Ronald Ziegler Nixon s press spokesman declined comment on a report in wednesday morning s edition of the new York times that Henry Cabot Lodge twice ambassador to Saigon had been asked by Nixon to replace w. Averell Harriman As head of the american negotiating team at the Paris peace talks the enemy troops. We feel they took a heavy beating but we done to the officer said rockets fired by the air Cav helicopter gun ships within 40 Yards of the lie siege american troops apparently touched off a fierce grass fire that May have been responsible for some of tile american casualties. He said at least two bodies were burned so badly identification was difficult but the men May have been dead before the fire. The 18,000-Man air cavalry division has Lieen operating North of Saigon for More than a month seeking 15,000 to 20,000 North vietnamese troops that Are reported deployed along a i of mile stretch of the cambodian Border. They constitute a potential threat to Saigon and an air Cav officer said today the division has killed at least 1,135 enemy troops in the area since oct. 31. The air Cav unit that took such a battering tuesday made a helicopter Landing in the Middle of the morning in a Jungle Clearing 69 Miles North of Saigon and 15 Miles from the cambodian Border. There was no enemy fire on the assault helicopters but 20 minutes after the troops moved into the Jungle the hidden North vietnamese opened up with Small arms machine guns mortars and rocket propelled grenades. Then the North vietnamese threw several ground assaults against tile a it Eri ineter the air cavalrymen hastily set up. A photographer Richard Marron reported from Ole Field that the american lines were broken at least once but All the attacks were beaten Back. The fight lasted for More oian four hours. The North vietnamese Wio Idrew under heavy bombardment by . Air Force dive bombers and rocket firing helicopters. Three Miles to the East 12 . B52s dropped 360 tons of bombs on enemy base Camps and Supply depots. Early oils morning a North vietnamese Force of unknown size slammed too mortar shells into the night position of other air cavalrymen 56 Miles North Northwest of Saigon. The enemy troops also opened up with Small arms on the american perimeter but after two and a half hours retreated toward the cambodian Border la Miles away under heavy air and artillery bombardment. . Headquarters said at least 18 North vietnamese troops were killed and 18 of the americans were wounded. A spokesman also announced that two american helicopters were shot Down and destroyed in other actions monday and tuesday in the air cavalry sop rating area. Five americans were wounded. The two crashes raised to 946 the number of american combat helicopters downed by enemy ground fir in South Vietnam since 1961. At the Northern end of South Vietnam meanwhile the . Battleship new Jersey attacked the demilitarized zone tuesday for the first time since presi Dent Johnson ordered the bomb ing and shelling of North Vietnam stopped on nov. I. The new Jersey joined in a coordinated attack with . Marine bombers after two North vietnamese machine guns in the Doz fired on two a Meric an reconnaissance e planes the . Command said. The naval and Aerial bombardment knocked out the two .50-caliber machine guns smashed three bunkers and destroyed 200 Yards of trenches . Head quarters said. This raised to 124 the reported total of . Attacks on the Doz in response to indications of North vietnamese military activity there since the bombing halt. The . Command says it considers Only 32 of these inc dents a a significant because they Are the Only ones for which it knows the results of the american firing. Today a chuckle nothing makes a woman feel older than meeting a Bald headed Man who was two grades in Back of her in school
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