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Norwich Evening Sun (Newspaper) - December 9, 1968, Norwich, New York
The even is vol. 78, no. 177 monday december 9, 1968 Norwich new York 13815 10$ per copy reds lash Saigon As allies huddle Man to Moon program Hurt by test crash space Center Houston apr the crash sunday of a spider like Craft designed to teach pilots How to land on the Moon May have been an a Tunas ses Sable setback to americans Man to the Moon program a space official said. The training vehicle a Bug like Craft which darts and hovers in an artificially created one sixth Earth Gravity similar to the Moons crashed after developing wildly uncontrollable russians criticize us cruise Istanbul Turkey apr two destroyers of the . 6th Fleet sailed through the bosporus today for a five Day cruise along turkeys Black sea coast. The russians called the american naval visit to their Southern Doorstep a provocation a threat to peace and soviet Security and a violation of the 1936 Mon Treux convention. The 3,500-ton Dyess led the Way through the narrow Strait Between the sea of Marmara and the Black sea. Her sister ship the Turner followed about an hour Latex. The soviet government newspaper Izvestia reported sunday that its correspondent had seen the two destroyers pass through the bosporus and slip a like thieves into the landlocked Black sea. But the ships anchored in the sea of Marmara for the night abiding by the provision of the Monteux convention that bars transit of the Strait after Nightfall Izvestia claimed that the ships passage through the bosporus violated the Monteux convention regulating use of the Strait because the two destroyers were equipped with missiles callable of delivering nuclear weapons and because the convention bars ships of any nation at War. Turkish and american officials rejected the soviet charges and said the ships were making a routine visit that was in conformity with the convention. Twisting and swaying motions. The Pilot Joseph Algranti ejected and parachuted to safety. Algranti a test Pilot for the National aeronautics and space administration was unhurt. Paul Haney director of Public affairs at the Nasa spacecraft Center said the crash of the $18 million lunar Landing training vehicle la tvs May have been a an a assessable setback to the lunar Landing project a but to what degree is anybody a a a we la have to figure the effect on an Over All training program a Haney said. A the flight was to have been the last major test before the Craft was used for astronaut an Accident investigation Board headed by astronaut Walter m. Schirra tr., convened shortly after the Accident but its report is not expected for some time. Astronaut Neil Armstrong was at the controls of a similar Craft last May when it went out of control. He parachuted to safety suffering minor injuries. The Craft crashed and exploded. Nasa officials said Algranti was four minutes into a six minute flight when the Craft developed a a Hammock like action and went out of control. Algranti was descending from 550 feet and ejected at about 200 feet officials said. A Board investigating Armstrong a crash said it resulted from an inadequate warning system which failed to Tell the Pilot Early enough that he was losing fuel pressure in one rocket system. The late warning did not leave Armstrong time to re Spond properly. The Llev which crashed sunday included changes in equipment which the Board recommended As a result of the earlier crash. Algranti a 43-year-old sex Navy Pilot was chairman of the Board which investigated the earlier flight. He made the first flight of the Llev following that crash and has made More than 30 such flights. The Craft which crashed had been flown successfully 14 to rues. The Llev is a wingless platform housing Turbofan and thruster jets. The Turbofan gives lift equal to five sixths the vehicles weight. The remaining one sixth simulates the Moons Gravity. Prague is uneasy Over talks secrecy Prague apr uneasiness was Felt in Prague today Over a weekend soviet czechoslovak Summit meeting held in the Ukraine amid the kind of secrecy that was common before Alexander Dubcek came to Power. The two Day talks in Kiev Coy Walker report names aired Chicago apr the names of persons who made statements concerning violence during the democratic National convention and whose statements appeared in a report on that violence will be made pub lie a Chicago congressman says. The records of the Chicago study team which prepared the report for the National commis Sion on the causes and Preven Tion of violence will be stored in the National archives rep. Roman Pucinski d.-ill., said saturday. Mayor Richard j. Daley and other critics of the report said names of witnesses should have been published so police officials could investigate charges made against policemen. Weather fair cold tonight with diminishing winds lows 5 to to below Zero. Tuesday mostly sunny and continued cold and not so Windy High temperatures in upper teens and All ered a issues of common interest including a further development of cooperation Between the two communist parties and countries a vague communique issued sunday in Moscow said. It said the talks a passed in a cordial atmosphere in comradery and Friendly the language was warmer than that used to describe previous so Viet czechoslovak meetings fiut there was no mention of a Complete Unity of views a the communist phrase to describe agreement fully satisfying the Kremlin. Most czechoslovak officials and the local press was kept in the dark about the meeting until after it was Over. This was in marked contrast to nearly earlier meetings which communist party chief Dubcek and his associates held with Kremlin officials both before and after the soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia in August. The extreme secrecy was a blow to czechoslovak journalists intellectuals students and factory groups who have been protesting the drastic curtailment of information since the invasion. Journalists have been working to establish a dialogue with the authorities and to reopen channels of information. Two weeks ago All leading cultural unions adopted a Resolution warning that despite All promises the government was returning to a a closed door policy of secret dealings and agreements Saigon a puppet of ., aide says doubling up on Christmas its the spirit and not the know How that counts As twins Carol left and Joan los Cavio feign playing the piano As their twin companions join in for a double exposure of Christmas carols during tile annual seasonal party Given them by die mothers of twins club in the Blue Bird Annex. Die Loscavio girls Are the 5-year-old daughters of or. And mrs. Frank Loscavio of 153 East main Street Norwich. Photo by Casey Jones Laird called new defense of us Force chief Shri ver role looms is reported new York apr president elect Richard m. Nixon who has indicated he will seek Early meetings with Western european leaders has added fuel to the Active Rumor Mill Here by conferring nearly two hours with r. Sargent Shriver ambassador to France. Meanwhile the Milwaukee Sentinel said a Nixon aide in Washington confirmed that rep. Melvin r. Laird chairman of the House Republican conference had agreed to become Secretary of defense. The unidentified aide said Nixon s Choice of the Wisconsin congressman was a certainty the Sentinel reported. A the Only thing that could go wrong would be if he Nixon changes his mind at the last minute and he wont a the aide was quoted As saying. Laird was not available for comment. Shriver said he flew to new York from Washington sunday at Nixon a request to a bring him up to Date about things in the brother in Law of sen. Edward m. Kennedy d-mass., indicated he and Nixon did no to Dis cuss a possible Cabinet appointment for Shriver nor even the possibility of his continuing As ambassador to France. However the fact that the conversation at the president elects fifth Avenue apartment was the longest yet announced by Nixon prompted a speculation about shrivel future. Shriver described the meeting As a a pleasant and i Hope useful he said it would be up to Nixon to reveal whether he was Given any personal message to carry to French president Charles de Gaulle. Herbert Klein Nixon a director of communications said sunday that he thought the incoming president would seek closer ties with Western euro Pean allies before considering personal talks with soviet Lead ers. Klein also indicated Nixon has virtually completed selection of a Cabinet. Nixon a choices will be announced this week perhaps in a National television radio appearance. Aides have said no Cabinet nominees would be disclosed before tuesday. Klein appeared on the neg television radio program a meet the the president elect spent All Day sunday at his apartment conferring with assistants As Well As with Shriver. Nixon returned to new York saturday after spending two Days in Southern California. Before leaving Palm Springs site of the National Republican governors conference. Nixon met with House Republican Leader Gerald Ford of Michigan and with sen. George Murphy and rep. Bob Wilson California republicans. The president elect tentatively plans to go to Washington next monday to meet with Republican congressional leaders. Explosive found As 3 flee from Campus by the associated press student unrest simmered Over the weekend at embattled san Francisco state College and Washington University in suburban St. Louis. Police reported finding enough dynamite at Brandeis University Waltham mass. To blow up a four Story building. Security officers at Brandeis said they saw a group of Young men near mailman shall Sun Day night. They invest i aged and the men fled dropping five Sticks of heavy construction dynamite. The dynamite was found near the building housing a Young awol Soldier in a a Sanctuary on Campus since last wednesday. The Soldier spec. 4 John g. Rollins of we Ilmington n.c., moved to another building. At san Francisco state strike groups held rallies in the downtown area and called for an All out Effort to shut Down the school again. One fire found in an administration building of fice caused minimal damage authorities said. Negro and some non negro minority groups Are demanding control of their own ethnic studies pro Gram. Washington University off dais open a hearing today into the alleged mistreatment of a negro graduate student by Campus police which triggered a a clock in by Black students and a sympathy sit in by White Stu dents. At Brown University in Providence negro students agreed to return to the Campus today. The University said it would accede to student demands and in crease negro student enrol ment. The Ivy league school earmarked More than $1 million to Aid Black students. At Cornell University Ithaca ., representatives of negro students were scheduled to meet today with University authorities to discuss a demand for Black control of that Ivy league schools afro american studio program. United nations Apr Egypt is reported willing to accept another . Force to help safeguard a peace settlement with Israel diplomatic sources at the United nations report. The sources said Egypt a Delegate to the United nations to hunted awed Al Kony included tile idea in a seven Point statement he gave to chief . Dele. Gate , Wiggins thursday. Egypt accepted a . Force after the 1956 Suez invasion and the Force prevented Egypt from closing the Gulf of Aqaba alongside tile Sinai desert to israeli shipping. Egyptian president Gama i Abdel Nasser ordered the Force out in 1967 and said Israel use the Gulf. Shortly Ift Erward Israel drove tile egyptians out of Sinai in the six Days War. Tile diplomatic sources said Egypt now would accept a new . Force to supervise israelis withdrawal from the Peninsula and remain at mutually agreed on places including the in trance to the Gulf of Aqaba. Al Konys proposal came in response to a seven Point program . Secretary of state Dean Rusk was said to have outlined a month ago to egyptian foreign minister Mahmoud re d. Die state department denied the existence of such a program last week. Meanwhile the special envoy for die Middle East gun. Nar v. Jarring of Sweden flew Back to his Headquarters in Cyprus after talks with jordanian leaders in Amman. Scranton said it a news conference in Earnman sunday til at Arab leaders with whom he had talked expected a change in . Policy in die Middle East. Scranton has conferred with the leaders of Iran Lebanon Egypt saudi Arabia and Jordan. He went on to Jerusalem. Paris apr a spokesman for North Vietnam s delegation to the Paris peace talks lashed at South vietnamese vice president Nguyen Cao by today calling him a a puppet a servant of the United states and a devotee of it was a forerunner of Many charges and counter charges expected As the vietnamese rivals Man Euver toward the enlarged peace talks. The . And South vietnamese teams set up a strategy sessions later in the Day with ambassadors w. Averell Harri Man and gyrus r. Vance on the american Side and Pham Dang Lam and Bui diem the ambassador to Washington on Saigon s Side. The North vietnamese blast at by came from Hanoi delegation spokesman Bui nhan and referred to past remarks by had made about Hitler in South Vietnam. By denied at the time that he was voicing any admiration for the former nazi dictator. And in the course of his exuberant arrival Here sunday the Jaunty former combat Pilot repeatedly stressed he was no puppet of Uncle Sam. The opening Date of the expanded peace talks is still in doubt pending the outcome of another diplomatic dialogue Between the United states and North Vietnam. The shape of the table for the negotiations of symbolic importance to the South vietnamese Ami their rivals the National liberation front remained at Issue after a week of private .-North vietnamese exchanges had threshed out other details for the first meeting of the delegations. The communists demand a Square table to match their argument that this will be a four sided conference in which the Viet congas Elf delegation has separate equal status with the other three. By re emphasized on his arrival the Saigon Washington View of the Parley As two sided a Between the allies and the communists. He refused to even speak of the nip which his government regards As an outlaw group. So the United states gov. Scranton on last leg of \1 ideas trip Jerusalem apr former gov. William w. Scranton president elect Richard m. Nixon a fact finding envoy arrived in Israel today on the last leg of ids Middle East tour. He said it a is important . Policy become More even handed in the area. A the United states must take into consideration the feelings of All persons and countries in the Middle East and not necessarily one country Over another a Scranton told newsmen after he crossed tile Jordan River. He came from Amman the jordanian capital. Holding a news conference on a Muddy Road leading from the Allenby Bridge Scranton said that Iii Cairo he had received no indication of what kind of solution to the Middle East situation Hie egyptians want. A they seemed reasonable in their attitude a he said. Asked of Jordan supported a separate peace with Israel he replied a they did no to Tell me exactly what they want. I think this position is Scranton said that he reached no conclusions yet. Had joint Church after 4 tries hell be Marine Al 28 has proposed two Long tables facing each other. . Diplomats said they were keeping in touch with the North vietnamese in Hopes of working out an agreement. The conference already has been held up five weeks beyond the opening Date envisioned in president Johnson a oct. 31 bomb halt package. The first delay resulted from Saigon s Boycott of the talks. A i have come with All my Good will to search for peace a by told a Banner waving crowd of some 250 greeters at orly Airport from the vietnamese Community in Paris plus officials and newsmen. Marines claim 862 foe in push Saigon apr the . Marines closed out their massive cordon operation South of Danang today with another flurry of stiff Bunker fighting. At least 862 North vietnamese soldiers were claimed kill i in the 20-Day Campaign. Some Field reports were still miss big and some senior officers estimated the total enemy losses May approach 1,000 when the final count is made. A Hundred North vietnamese troops were taken prisoner. Marine casualties for the entire operation called Meade River were 95 killed and 504 wounded. Nearly half of the . And enemy casualties were taken in the last five Days As the leathernecks encirclement shrank to less than a Square mile. Staff officers said preliminary intelligence indicated that major portions of four battalions of the North vietnamese army a 38th regiment had been traced in the cordon following an enemy attack on the District town of Dien ban 15 Miles South of Danang As the marines were timing milled out for operations else where there was still Light snip. Or fire and some mor Taring from their rear showing that swept territory had already been infiltrated again by at least Token enemy forces. The cordon operation was the largest Ever conducted by the marines in Vietnam and their most successful. It began nov. 20 within nearly 7,000 . And korean marines and vietnamese infantrymen placed in position in half a Day mainly by helicopter. The area inside the cordon at the outset was approximately 50 Square Miles. Government officials evacuated 2,600 peasants and later returned them to their Homes after screening them in an Effort to trap Viet Cong political officials and agents. Some 73 of these were seized. The final fighting sunday and today involved five Marine Corn Paul is and vietnamese in to armoured personnel carriers mopping up enemy soldiers dug into bunkers at the Edge of a Muddy River. A spokesman said one Marine company had worked into the bunkers before being hit with heavy enemy fire sunday night. In the darkness groups of three and four North vietnamese probed along the Leatherneck lines trying to escape. Today a chuckle if the safety pin had been invented this year instead of Long ago it would have six moving parts two transistors and require a service Nan study Lull la Ell Ltd a twice a year. San Diego Calif. Apr younger men than Carl e. Herring join the . Marines. But few Are so persistent. After la years and four tries he graduates from Boot Camp today. A i never dreamed of any other life a says herring now 28, who wants to be a Drill instructor. In Temple tex., herring quit school after the sixth Grade at to years old and worked in a variety store then in a Dallas cafe until ins 17th birthday arrived and he could enlist. His determination started to get a real test. On a Marine obstacle course herring broke his knee and was sent Home with a medical discharge. He paid for corrective surgery then flooded the corps with letters asking for a medical waiver to get Back in. The marines said yes on condition herring pass its physical requirements. In june he re enlisted. He broke his Arm july 7. On july 28, the Day the cast came off he was washed out of Boot Camp again a victim of meningitis. After three week in a Hospi Tai he was Back beginning Boot Camp the fourth time. I think a to herring. The Leader of his 70-Man Pia Toon staff sgt. Howard Garcia was a recruit along with her ring in the same company at the san Diego Marine corps recruit depot in 1957. Both Garcia and 1st it. Michael f. Valdez commander of the 1st battalion say herring is a a Good Man a Good since his first enlistment herring has married and is the father of two . In a a Liq. A is i . I. Ii her parents and attend Beauty school. Ijes she understand Why herring fights so doggedly to become a Leatherneck Carl said a maybe not but she wants me to do what i and what Carl herring plants is to be a Marine. Vatican City a the Vatican and the world Council of churches have launched a study to determine joint action in the Field of family problems and the changing relations Between men and women the vat lean announced today. Proposals for such a study were examined during a four Day meeting of tile joint work tag group of the Vatican a Christian Unity secretariat and the acc which includes More than 250 protestant and orthodox churches. The group met for the eighth time in Rome from dec. I to 4. Shopping Days til Christmas
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