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Norwich Evening Sun (Newspaper) - December 23, 1968, Norwich, New York
Norwich varsity teams have a perfect weekend the Ever ing Sun stories if age 6 vol. 78, no. 187 monday december 23, 1968 Norwich new York 13815 10$ per copy Taco blames Job cutback on acc order Sherburne a Taco this villages largest single employer today announced a serious production cutback which it blamed on a Federal decision to suspend further construction of Cable television systems. Taco stands for technical appliance corp., a subsidiary of Jer rold corp. Of Philadelphia. Taco employs a total of 795 in Chenango county 485 at the Sherburne Plant 130 in Norwich and 180 in new Berlin. Taco said action last week by the Federal communications commission acc has had a a serious effect on production at technical appliance corp. Which operates plants in Sherburne Norwich and new Berlin. A the acc which controls franchise activity of the cat Cable television Industry has taken action which has resulted in a freeze in cat construction effective dec. 20. Any system not operating by that Date has lost its authority to Start or continue Jerrold is recognized As a Leader in cat products and construction. Ever since its acquisition by Jerrold in 1961 Taco has moved More and More into the cat Field. At the present time approximately half of its production facilities at both Sherburne and new Berlin Are devoted to cat related products. The company a non cat business is mainly in the area of military and Industrial Antenna arrays outdoor to antennas amplifiers and other reception aids. The freeze on cat construction has brought Many of tacos production lines practically to a standstill the company said. Company officials have indicated that a 25 per cent reduction in staff approximately 225 was necessary a because of this Adverse acc . Potter tacos general manager said a the acc last week took the entire cat Industry by Surprise when it announced its freeze in the construction of Community Antenna systems. We were totally unprepared for such shocking news. In fact just prior to pc cd a announcement newspapers carried the Story that the presidential task Force report on telecommunications was favourable to the cat Industry. A the pc cd a action a he said a appears unrealistic and is certain to meet with stiff opposition from the Public Congress and Industry. However knowing that a considerable amount of time May be required to reverse the present situation Jerrold corp. Has no Choice but to curtail production since the Market for its cat products has absolutely and suddenly disappeared. A it is extremely painful for the management of this company to Cut its employment so drastically a he said. A particularly at this time of year. We Are doing everything possible to bring about a reversal of the acc action so that our employees May return to space doctor has astronauts bugged space Center Houston apr a space doctor says it is almost certain that All three astronauts eventually will come Down with the flu like virus that is bouncing around the Apollo 8 spacecraft. A they play Ping Pong with that sort of thing a said or. Charles a. Berry chief flight surgeon. Berry said that air Force col. Frank Borman spacecraft commander is virtually Over the gastrointestinal ailment that struck him sunday but the virus is easy to catch Over and Over because of the Low immunity it produces. He said it is almost certain that Navy a. Lovell or. And air Force maj. William a. Anders would come Down with the Bug in the close quarters of the Apollo Cabin and that Borman most Likely would be re infected. All three crewmen were not feeling up to Par sunday but Borman was in worst shape. He said he vomited and had diarrhoea chills and headaches. The astronauts first began to feel uneasy saturday when they trapped themselves from the Pueblo survivors released terror was Fate of Crew says skipper seats and began to move around but no one knows what caused this. The Apollo 7 Crew did not encounter this discomfort during its Earth orbit in october. However doctors said individuals react differently. Berry discounted any possibility that radiation from the Sun was producing any problems for the astronauts. Meters showed exposure inside the spacecraft was minor. Berry said it was conceivable but not Likely that the symptoms of this gastrointestinal ailment could shorten the flight of Apollo 8. If two or three of the astronauts Are vomiting and have Diar Reha it could interfere with their performance. To combat this the astronauts Are taking an intestinal calming agent called Lom Otil to prevent vomiting and have permission to take the anti nausea drug called Marezine. Realistically the Apollo 8 flight already is committed to going around the Moon and the Only Chance of shortening it would mean eliminating the Moon orbits or reducing their number. Commander of the Pueblo capt. Lloyd m. Bucher is pictured in a North korean photo taken shortly after the seizure. Dancer loses purse Lexington by. Apr the Kentucky racing commission ruled today that dancers image won the 1968 Kentucky Derby but would have to surrender the purse because of the presence of a forbidden medication in his urine. The commissions ruling upheld one issued earlier by stewards at Churchill Dows. The commission after hearing 14 Days of testimony agreed with the stewards that Peter fullers Colt had Phenyl Butanone in his system after he won the May 4th race. The medication is permissible in this state As Long As it does not show up in a horse by the time he races. The Rule covering this drug provides for a redistribution of the purse but makes no mention of disqualifying the horse As the Winner of the race. Arthur Grafton an attorney for Fuller indicated an Appeal might be made to the courts but said no final decision would be made until he talked to Fuller. Fuller was reported in Boston. George Egger racing com. Mission chairman said the final order redistributing the Derby purse would be entered a Short. a while the commission is an. Bouncing its decision today a Egger said a the final order for the purpose of not be entered until detailed find Ings of fact and conclusions of Law have been prepared adopted and filed by the commission. Pueblo Crew hands raised is led ashore at won san in photo released by North Korea following the seizure. Moon team is fit looking to Christmas eve orbit space Center Houston apr racing unerringly to Ward the grip of lunar Gravity the daring explorers of Apollo 8 reported today they Are in Good health and looking Forward to their Christmas eve orbit of the Moon. More than 180,000 Miles from his Home planet and nearly 50,000 Miles from the Moon Apollo 8 commander Frank Bor Man reported a a we re looking ahead of course to tomorrow when Well be just 60 Miles from the air Force col. Borman Navy capt. James a. Lovell and air Force maj. William a. Anders reach a climactic moment at 329 . Est today when they will be captured by the Gravity Field of the Moon the first time Man will be in the grasp of an. Other heavenly body. The tug of the Moon will in crease Apollo 8�?Ts Speed and the spacemen will sweep toward their historic lunar orbit. A burst from their spaceship engine at 459 . Tuesday is to swing them into orbit just 69 Miles above the surface. Glynn Lunney a flight con troller said today that a every thing with the spacecraft and the people looks Good for the lunar orbit. The spacecraft is working in an essentially per. Feet he said the Only problem was in a secondary Cooling system. A it appears a he said a that perhaps the Back pressure valve did not close completely in the secondary evaporator and that a being trouble shot right now. I done to think that a anything Lunney said a a we re in Good shape As far As the consumables Are concerned the fuel oxygen and he said that the course of Apollo 8 is so perfect that a midcourse correction planned today had been cancelled. He said a Small correction change would be made about five hours before the astronauts Are to reach lunar orbit. Borman sounded Chipper to Day in a conversation with astronaut Michael Collins the ground communicator at mis. Sion control Center. A a we re All feeling Fine a he said and commented that the Viet Cong reject direct talks Paris a the Viet Cong today rejected the idea of direct talks with the South vietnamese government As advanced by vice president Nguyen Cao by. Tran Buu Kiem president of tile foreign affairs commission of the National liberation front told Agency France Presse the f Tench news Agency that direct talks Between the Elf and a the present rulers in Saigon. Are impossible be cause they do not represent the South vietnamese population and cannot be accepted by the Elf As valid negotiating by flew Back to Saigon to talk with president Nguyen Van Thieu and on his arrival scotched the impression he gave in Paris that he was considering talks with the Viet Cong soon to bring peace. He told a news conference in Saigon that after peace returned to South Vietnam the Saigon government would Deal with All opposition groups including the National liberation front. But he said his government will never recognize the Elf a was an entity. But we admit it is a in Paris speaking to a lbs panel he had not been so specific though there too he spoke of the Elf As a extra sleep allotted each Man had helped them combat illness. Is that plagued them sunday. Collins read him the news and football scores from the a Winters Tellar times and reminded Borman there Are Only two More shopping Days until Christmas. There will be no physical change to Alert air Force col. Frank Borman Navy capt. James a. Lovell jr., and air Force maj. William a. Anders they have Nassed through a Gravity a a barriers in space. Borman in fact plans to be asleep and Lovell and Anders Are to be stowing their camera after completing a second television show from Apollo 8. The area is called the a Sequi. Grav sphere a where the pull of Earth s Gravity and that of the Moon Are equal. Apollo 8, which started the trip toward the Moon at Earth escape Speed of 24,196 Miles per hour has slowed gradually like an automobile coasting Uphill to slightly More than 2,200 . The Moons Gravity increases this Over a period of several hours to almost 5,800 . If allowed to continue at this Speed Borman Lovell and Anders would Hook once around the backside with sufficient velocity to swing Back toward Earth. But the braking effect of the engine firing will prevent the flyby and inject Apollo 8 into an orbit which the astronauts Are to Fly for 20 hours on Christmas eve and Early Christmas Day. There were a few anxious to rents sunday second Day of the Mission that the astronauts might have to be called backs or at Best make Only a Quick Fly around of the Moon and come Home. Julie added her own touch to wedding Seoul apr the com Mander of the Pueblo said today he and his Mon were beaten in the final weeks of their North korean Captivity in a the most concentrated form of ter ror that in be Ever seen or dreamed is cmdr. Lloyd m. Bucher told a news conference of the beatings after he and his surviving 81 crewmen reached South Korea my were dispatched to a . Military Hospital for medical checkups. Some of the men still had Black eyes and bruises and others suffered from malnutrition Bucher said. A i was beaten less than anyone else a he said. A i was mostly terrified of pos sible beating and i was kept in solitary confinement during the entire 11 months and there were Many occasions when i did no to think i was going to make he said he was punched and kicked by the North koreans but never hit with a stick or a club As some of his men were. A commencing with the week before last we went through the most concentrated form of terror that i be Ever seen or dreamed is possible. A i Wasny to prepared totally for the beatings. I thought that they were totally brutal with no mercy of any kind they were done for one purpose and that was to terrify people. I had about half of the Crew last week beaten badly. There Are still Many people in the Crew today who have carried Black eyes and bruised ribs. T had one Man last week who was beaten with a four by four Timber. A i think that there Are Many in my Crew who Are in very bad physical condition and just from a nutritional Point of View. A a the bruises and that sort of thing i think Are going to heal up quickly a Bucher said. The men were in a Hospital near Seoul for medical checks before being flown to rejoin their families for Christmas in san Diego Calif. A . Military spokesman in Seoul said he did not know How soon the Pueblo men would leave for the United states. But it was thought Here they might leave tuesday. The spokesman said there were no immediate plans to let the men talk to their families by Telephone from Korea. To win the release of the men after la months of Captivity a . Representative at the armistice hut in Panmunjom signed a statement apologizing for a the grave acts of espionage committed by the . Ship. After having intruded into the territorial Waters of the demo cratic Peoples Republic of but first he repudiated the statement and said he is signing it Only to free the ships Crew a procedure to which the North koreans agreed. Bucher also told his news conference that at no time did the Pueblo sail within 13 Miler. Of North Korea let alone inside the 12-mile limit set by the As the helicopters landed an army band played a California Here i and medics hustled the men into the Hospital building. A Jet transport was waiting at Osan air base for the flight to Honolulu and san Diego. The government was flying the families of Many of the men to san Diego for a Christmas reunion but questioning of the crewmen May continue for weeks after that. A Light Snow was falling As Bucher and his men walked across a Concrete Bridge into the Southern half of the demilitarized zone at 11 30 . Korean time. They carried with them a of Fin containing the remains of fireman Duane h. Hodges 22, of Creswell ore., the Crew member who died in North Korea after being wounded during the ships capture off won san by four communist gunboats on Jan. 23. Story Ai diplomatic background ing to Rolease it on Page 2. Lead new York apr Julie Nixon younger daughter of president elect Nixon and Dwight David Eisenhower ii Only grandson of the former president were married sunday in a Brief protestant ceremony that from beginning to end car. Ried out the brides wish for a private and personal wedding. Before a Small White silk covered altar banked by rows of red and White poinsettias in the historic old Marble collegiate Church Julie surprised her weather variable cloudiness Windy and colder with scattered Snow flurries tonight and tuesday Chance of a few heavier Snow squalls Over Western sections. Low temperatures tonight in upper teens and Low 20s highs tuesday in the 20s. Father when she turned and kissed him after he gave her hand to the Groom. At the end of the ceremony she again broke tradition and did not kiss the Groom. A that was her idea a Nixon told reporters after the 12.mln. Ute ceremony a. If she Ham Dies All of the great events of her life As Well As this mar. Ridge she will be All it was also Julie a idea to sub. Statute the words thee and thou in the reformed Church of America service. The Nixon Are quakers. David son of or. And mrs. John Eisenhower is an Episcopalian. The Bride also requested or. Norman Vincent Peale who performed the ceremony to read psalm too which begins a make a Joyful noise unto the lord a and psalm 121 a i will lift up mine eyes. A a i rather thought this was a special Day a Nixon said. A just before coming Here i saw the first shots of the Apollo flight and i just heard of the release of the Pueblo Crew tonight. Dec. 22 is a Lucky the Young couple barred newsmen from the wedding and reception but posed for photog Raphers in a press room at the hotel Plaza site of the recep. Tion. Julie 20, Radiant in a victorian full skirted Ivory Pean do Ange dress with puffed sleeves and a High neck stood beside the Groom who wore a Cuta. Way. She clutched a modest White bouquet of Lily of the Val Ley Narcissus sweetheart roses and Bou Vardia. Her illusion veil was held with a Crown of seed pearls. David also 20, held her hand in both of his letting go Only when she removed her Short White gloves to show reporters the Diamond circlet wedding ring she received in the single ring ceremony. At first somewhat startled when she was addressed As mrs. Eisenhower the dark haired Bride fielded questions with composure refusing Only to reveal their wedding trip Des. Tinatin. A a it a a secret a Julie said. The couple was expected to take a Short trip before return ing to classes on Jan. 2. David is a Junior at Amherst College in Amherst mass. Julie ill begin her Junior year Studie at Smith College in nearby North Hampton where they have rented a $95-a-month apartment. David flashing a Broad Grin walked at first at kissing Julie for photographers. But goaded by photographers Erie of a Chicken a he pecked her once then led Julie to the reception upstairs in the Plaz s grand ballroom. The receiving line lasted for More than an hour outside the Renaissance style room rated with Pink tablecloths Holly wreaths Pink candles and Green garlands. A six tier wedding cake topped with a tiny bouquet of Bou Vardia was wheeled to the Center of the ballroom. The Cou pie Cut the first piece Quot together a David a hand Over Julie a. The Bride fed David the first piece then offered her father a slice. Mrs. Nixon was next and then sgt. And mrs John Moaney of Washington d.c., who Ere asked to take some cake to former president and mrs. Eisen Bower who watched the wedding ceremony on a special Tele vision circuit in separate rooms at Walter Reed army Hospital in Washington. Eve of or Nee heralded by heavy attack j Saigon apr the communist command launched a series of heavy attacks across South Vietnam during the weekend preceding the Start tonight of its three Day Christmas cease fire. The heaviest fighting often at hand to hand Range with mortars and rockets falling on american troops at the rate of too a minute raged Only six Miles from the truce site where . And Viet Cong representatives Are to meet Christmas Day to discuss the release of three american prisoners. A Force of 1,500 freshly equipped North vietnamese soldiers stormed out of cart Xylia sunday morning and lost at least 103 dead and a huge pile of weapons and ammunition in a six hour attack on an american patrol base North korean government. A the Day we were captured we were some 15 to 16 Miles from Shore when the North korean ships showed a and began harassment tactics a he a d. A i surrendered the ship because it was nothing but a Slaughter out there arid i see allowing any More people to be slaughtered or killing the entire Crew for no four Moil were wounded when the Pueblo was captured and one later died. The Pueblo a former army cargo ship equipped with advanced electronic detection equipment remained in North Korea. The communists said it had been confiscated and would not be returned. Army helicopters each carrying to crewmen took the men to the . 121st evacuation Hospital at Aston City to mile. Outside Seoul from a . Advanced base just South of til demilitarized zone where Burh or gave his interview Bucher came first Over the Bridge accompanied As far As the Boundary line at the . Command Side by about eight North korean observers. The slow procession Ai men Over the Bridge took slightly More than a half hour and was accompanied by propaganda broadcasts Over North korean loudspeakers. Two tape recordings which sounded like buchers voice were replayed continuously confessing a a crimes against North Korea apologizing for them and telling the North korean a thank you very much from the Bottom of our hearts for lenient treatment. From the distance at which newsmen were kept none of the men appeared seriously Hurt. They strode Over the Bridge deliberately. Some ran to the hell. Copters from the buses that took them to the Landing pad. They wore Gray shirts my trousers with dark Blue overcoats and Blue top Tennis shoes. After they crossed the Bridge Many donned heavy . Navy parkas provided in the freezing temperature. The men waved and smiled to newsmen and gave a thumbs up signal. A i can to begin to Tell you Liow Happy my Crew is to see this Side of the line that divides this country in two a said Bucher who also smiled and waved As he entered his news conference. The 41-year-old Pueblo skipper with his Gray hair in a Short Crew Cut shed his North korean clothes for a Blue . Navy casual outfit with a Burh or . Navy and a a Pueblo marked on the jacket. A we were attacked on the open seas and captured on the open seas a Bucher told the All records we had on the ship proved but he added that the records were a conveniently either destroyed by them the North koreans or at least never today s chuckle advice to men Over 40 keep an open mind and a closed refrigerator. T so lilt \ ii 1 we a Quot a it i Quot Jit. I a v. A it if. A a tor amp we i j p pin c Day in Christmas
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