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Norwich Evening Sun (Newspaper) - December 13, 1968, Norwich, New York Governor Rockefeller cites need for Chenango College Story Page 5the evening Sun vol. 78, no. 181 Friday december 13, 1968 Norwich new York 13815 10<? per copy hearing of county allies plan pact Caracas Venezuela apr a pan american 707 Jet exploded Over the Caribbean sea and plunged into the water thursday night 16 Miles from Vene student aboard Potsdam n. Y. Apr a Clarkson College senior in route Home for Christmas was reported among the 42 Passen Gers lost thursday night in the crash of a pan american Jet in to the Caribbean North of Ca Racas Venezuela. He was Pablo Guttmann 22, son of or. And mrs. Hans Gutt. Mann of Caracas. Zuelas International Airport North of Caracas. Fifty one persons were reported aboard 42 passengers and a Crew of nine including a trainee stewardess. A search for Surv. Vors was continuing but none was reported. Officials said it was possible not All the bodies would be re. Covered. Seven bodies were reported recovered before Dawn. A passenger list released by pan american in new York listed 21 persons from addresses in the United states but a number remap due by Casey Jones Chenango county Board of us. Per visors is expected to approve a Public hearing on a computerized weighted voting plan to be. Come effective Jan. I at a meet ing today. Reapportionment committee late this morning sent a recommendation to the Board that a local Law be approved. It also recommended that the county attorney be authorized to attempt to i plead the City of Norwich As a co defendant in a civil suit brought by the Rev. Wayne d. Pokorny a Norwich cleric and to retain expert witnesses for a presentation of the plan to supreme court Justice David f. Lee or. The Board is expected to a. Prove the committees recon emendations. Richard Scolaro Syracuse at. Torney and reapportionment consultant made his final report to the committee today and sex. Planned his local Law. A i actually think its a Good plan a he said a and i think it will pass the he said the purpose in at. Tempting to include the City As a co defendant is because of the varying census figures among the six wards in the City. In his local Law he has the two City supervisors having the same voting strength although the pop. Elation in their two districts is different. The action would let the court judge whether the City apportionment was unconstitutional and would let him decide whether to order a redistricting procedure for supervisory districts in the City authorities said. Or. Scolaro pointed out the judges declaration that the present Board is unconstitutionally aligned does not prevent supervisors from enacting the new local Law and then presenting it to the court for a ruling. Judge Lee said he would hear new apportionment plans on or after the january special term of supreme court. The expert witnesses would in elude the computer analysis operator and or. Scolaro both said to be necessary to ensure pro. Per presentation to the court. The committee is recommend ing appropriation of $1,000 for the Case presentation. E. Berlin troops reported moving Berlin apr travellers reported seeing East German and soviet troop movements near Dresden and Berlin police reported today. A police spokesman said one traveler saw about 50 East Ger. Man trucks loaded with troops headed South thursday night from Dresden toward the czechoslovak Border. About four companies of rus. Sian troops were seen Early this morning heading toward Berlin near Potsdam the police said. Large troop concentrations normally Are stationed in both the Dresden and Berlin areas. Nabs insurance Man in Cicero Bank Job Syracuse n. Y. Apr the announced the arrest today of a 31-year-old fire insurance writer charged with the armed robbery thursday of $37,800 from a Branch Bank in suburban Cicero. Leo e. Conroy special agent for the Fri said Glen w. Hall of North Tonawanda was arrested in Buffalo. Conroy said Hall will be arraigned in Buffalo before . Commissioner Edmund f. Max. Weather Cloudy and Windy tonight with showers Likely. Turn tog cooler in West portions late tonight and showers Possi Taly changing to Snow flurries lows in upper 20s to Low 30s. Variable cloudiness sat urday Windy and colder with a now flurries High in the 30s. Well on a charge of robbing a banking institution insured by the Federal Deposit insurance corp. James p. Shanahan assistant . Atty in Syracuse recommended that Hall be held in $30,000 bail. The Fri said Hall a former resident of the Syracuse area had moved to North Tonawanda Early this year. A Man armed with a Rifle entered the office of the Mer chants National Bank and Trust co. Shortly before 8 . Thurs. Day herded the manager and two female tellers into the vault and escaped with $37,800. It was unknown whether any of the stolen Money was recovered. The Fri did not release details of the arrest. Hall lived at 24 Lincoln ave. Toe a stalemate Pahls apr High ranking . And South vietnamese dip. Komats met again As they read led a new offer to the comm. Lists today aimed at ending the stalemate holding up the expanded Vietnam peace Confer ence. There was no Advance indies Tion that the communists would agree to the latest Allied plan. The allies were reported propos. Ing a two table arrangement for the conference hewing to their concept of the Parley As being two sided Between them and their opponents. A North vietnamese delegation spokesman stood fast on Hanoi a position. He said the to. Ble layout must reflect the com. Monist View of the meeting As four sided with full status for the Viet Cong s National libera Tion front. Informants said the Deputy chief . Negotiator Cyrus r. Vance arranged to present the new Allied offer to his North vietnamese counterpart col. A Van Lau late in the Day. Earlier sources said Vance and . Delegate Philip pm. Habib paid a Call on South Vietnam a vice president Nguyen Cao by. The . Delegation head w. Averell Harriman worked on the plan with by thursday. The North vietnamese were also planning a protest to Vance accusing the United states of fresh bombings nearly 125 Miles inside North vietnamese territory. A whatever the proposal a a communist spokesman told a newsman a it must be made Clear that the conference is one of four delegation. In a word the shape of the table must be in conformity with the four Dele gation the quarrel Over table shapes and other status symbols is Tak. In seriously by the rival Diplo Mats As they Man Euver for Post Tion. The americans and the South vietnamese contend the peace conference is to be composed of two sides with themselves on one Side and their communist opponents on the other. They recognize the Viet congas National liberation front Only As an outlaw group and Are willing to talk with its representatives Only As members of North Viet Nam s delegation. The communists insist that the Elf is the Only authentic representative of the South Viet namese people and must have separate equal status at the peace table. The communists already have rejected . Proposals for a rectangular table or two Long tables face to face. They have called for a Square table or four tables set in Diamond or circular arrangements. Of these had latin names and it was not immediately known ii they had been residing or visit ing there. Another five passengers were listed from addresses in Canada one was from Italy and one passenger was believed to be from Ireland. The airline listed the other 14 passengers from Venezuela. The Pilot was capt. Sidney e. Stillwaugh 50, of West Islip . Among wreckage recovered were Interior Cabin fittings and some life rafts that inflate automatically upon Contact with a. Ter. The big Jet was ending a non. Stop flight from new York to Caracas. The Airport control Tower said it lost Contact after the plane reported its approach one minute before it was due to land at to . God with her new Orleans apr Janice Marie Hutcherson goes into open heart surgery today with a prayerful acceptance of her Fate. She could care less that it was Fri Day the 13th. A it will be All right a said Janice. A god will go with me into the operating her parents or. And mrs. W. O. Hutcherson of Macon miss., also have Learned to View the operation in the same Light. Surgeons at Ochsner found. Tion Hospital planned for a Long operation on Janice in Effort to a i heard a Strong noise and then i saw a red Ball fall to wards the sea a said a guard at the la Glaira naval base 12 Miles North of Caracas. Other residents near the Shore also reported seeing the expo. Sion. The wreckage was reported scattered Over a wide area. Radio Aero puerto a com Mer. Elal station at the Airport said the plane reported it was in trouble before its radio went dead but an airline spokesman said the Pilot radioed the Airport Only a no maintenance a a routine transmission indicating no service would be required on the ground. The plane had left new Yorkus Kennedy Airport at 440 . Among the passengers was mrs. Olga Antonetti de Dugarte who had been a miss Venezuela in 1962. Says 8-year-old repair four defects in her heart. Janice was born with a Condi Tion that prevents her body from getting sufficient oxygen into the blood Stream she a1. Ready has had one operation to prepare her heart for this major surgery. Residents in the Macon area contributed to a fund to help pay for the operation. Rev. Lyn Wood Porter pastor of the Cal. Vary Baptist Church at Macon has been managing the fund drive which he estimated has reached $3,000. Yule lunar trip is set everything is go for the Apollo 8 manned Moon flight scheduled for dec. 21. This will be nasal a first manned Saturn 5 flight. Whose Crew sits in front of a Mission Sim. Eulator. Left to right astronauts Frank Borman commander William a. Anders lunar module Pilot and James a. Lovell jr., command module Pilot. After a Brief Earth orbit they will take off for the Moon where they will spend Christmas eve in lunar orbit. On Christmas morning they will Start the three Day return trip to a splashdown in the Pacific Ocean. 51 persons feared lost in Jet plane explosion pc follow Nixon tackling problems suit come and join us of poverty the Mideast Scranton who visited Israel and five Arab neighbors at Nix. On s Behest was to give a per Sonal report in the privacy of the president elect s fifth ave nue apartment. After spending More than eight hours with his new Cabi. Be in a series of briefings Nixon drove to the White House for a 65-minute private session in Johnson s office that Dot with the Middle East vinum and other problems. Johnson during the meeting informed Nixon he was available to meet individually with members of the incoming Cabi net and that he would Confer first with William p. Rogers Nixon s Choice for Secretary of state and thus by protocol the ranking member of the new Cabinet team. White House press Secretary George Christian was asked if a possible Summit meeting with soviet leaders was discussed. Paris apr taking a Page from her Saigon adversaries the Viet Cong s chief peace Dele Gate says it will embrace even president Nguyen Van Thieu and vice president Nguyen Cao k f ii they repent. Mme. Nguyen Thi Binh said in an interview the Viet congas National liberation front is prepared to work with officials of to Saigon regime of they make amends for their a crimes against the South vietnamese said the 41-year-old woman revolutionary a those in the puppet army and puppet administration at any level who have committed crimes against the people but Are now sincerely repentant will be pardoned. Those who redeem their crimes by meritorious deeds will be rewarded Accord. asked if this applied to such leaders As Thieu by and Premier Tran Van Huong she added a anyone regardless of his past if he realizes the new situation and participates in the common struggle for National liberation will be received and Thieu by and their associates have said repeatedly that any and All members of the Viet Cong and the Elf Are Welcome in their fold if they renounce the communist cause and swear a1-ie glance to the Saigon govern ment. The interview took place in the drawing room of the Elf delegations rented Villa in the suburb of Verriere. A Large Gold starred Blue and red Elf Flag Hung from the Balcony out Side and French Security police were on guard inside and outside the House. Mine. Binh declined to estimate How Long it might take to achieve the reunion of North and South Vietnam. A reunification will be realized step by step through peace Ful Means Quot she said adding that it will be reunion a on the principle of negotiation Between the two zones without either Side using pressure against the other and without foreign new York apr president elect Nixon Back from Washington after naming a cab inet and meeting with president Johnson is turning now to More specific problems of govern ment at Home and abroad. To emphasize the shifting of gears within his St ii i by Wing administration Nixon confers today with representatives of the Urban coalition concerned with poverty and City problems and with former gov. William w. Scranton of Pennsylvania who has returned from a some times controversial tour of the Middle East. Leading a delegation from the Urban coalition was the group s chairman John w. Gardner former Secretary of health education and welfare in the Johnson administration. The organi. is composed of private and government leaders concerned about the plight of the cities. Enemy offensive looms b52s bomb reds near Saigon apr american b52 bombers made their head. Iest attacks in two months Dur ing the past 48 Tours striking at enemy troops North of Saigon amid Strong indications today that the communist command is preparing a new offensive there. More than too of the big High Altitude bombers dropped 3,000 tons of explosives from noon wednesday to noon today. A . Spokesman said it was the heaviest b52 Effort since mid october. Reports from Field commanders said there Are Strong indications that the North vietnamese Are preparing thrusts into key Albany reporter Hurt by gun blast Albany n. Y. Apr a 20-year-old coed and a 34.year-old reporter were wounded in the face Early Friday by a shot gun blast fired through a win. Dew at the Headquarters of a the where there a a i there a a Way bathing facilities in Vietnam vary according to Condi ions and proximity to combat areas. Marine gunnery sgt. Harvey g. Gunnels left of Oceanside calif., uses a 55-gallon barrel at Camp Carroll. At right Cpl. Bob Mcdonald of Baltimore md., keeps shoes on while relaxing in a Mountain Stream near the demilitarized zone. Brothers a a militant civil rights group. Susan Levey a student at the state University at Albany was reported in satisfactory Condi. Tion at an Albany Hospital. The right Side of her face and ear were showered with Shotgun Pel. Lets and shattered Glass. William Blardo a reporter for the Albany Knickerbocker news who was sitting at miss Leveye a left farther from the first floor window was also hit in the face. He refused medical teat. Ment. Shortly after 3 30 . Miss Levey and Blando both White were seated alone at a Small table placed by a window Over looking North Pearl Street Leon Van Dyke the Brothers 34-year-old coordinator and an unidentified woman had just gotten up from the table. A i went upstairs and suddenly heard what sounded like a car backfiring a Van Dyke said. A suddenly Bill appeared and said they had been shot. Leaning his chair against the Black Wall of the rundown for. Mer Church buildup Van Dyke told a reporter a a there a nothing we can do about it it used to be bricks now its a it was not listed in their sum Mary he said. Christian said the two men did discuss the state of the Union budget and economic messages which Johnson will deliver to Congress next month various housekeeping matters and the relationships Between Cabinet designates and present Cabinet members. While the two men met in the presidential office mrs. Nixon daughter Tricia and wives of the incoming Cabinet members were entertained in the executive mansion by mrs. Johnson and daughter Luck. The men of the new Cabinet simultaneously were being Hon. Ored at a state department re caption Given by members of the Johnson Cabinet. Earlier children of incoming Cabinet members toured the White House accompanied by Tricia Nixon and Luci Johnson Nugent and visited other Washington tourist spots. Saigon areas leading toward Saigon. But no significant ground fight was reported anywhere today. In the latest b52 missions thursday night and today Waves of the it ight Jet Stratfor tresses blasted base Camps bunkers Supply depots and infiltration corridors and rna Neu Verng troops. Aerial observers reported one strike set off 11 secondary explosions indicating direct hits on ammunition stores. The raids were in an umbrella pattern stretching from Jungle infiltration routes 75 Miles Northwest of Saigon to within 27 Miles Northeast of the capital. , intelligence sources say 15,000 to 25,000 North vietnamese troops and perhaps even 30,000 Are deployed along a 100.mile stretch of the cambodian Border in the arc . Analysts in Washington reported thursday North of Saigon that there Are Strong indications these troops Are preparing for a new Winter offensive. Today a chuckle the woman who Hen pecks her husband is Likely to find him listening to some Chick. Shopping til Christmas

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