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Norwich Evening Sun (Newspaper) - February 12, 1968, Norwich, New York
The weather variable cloudiness occasional Snow flurries and cold tonight and tuesday lows tonight around Zero to to above and highs tues. Day in the teens to Low 20s. The evening Sun Chenango county s daily newspaper in spots Sherburne honors Volunteer firemen Page 3 new shopping Plaza begins to take shape Page 3 Norwich wrestlers win Iroquois league Tournai. Ment Page 8 vol. 77, to. 232monday, february 12, 1968 Norwich . 13815 8c per cop More . Marines move into Hue could save Money Albany . Apr state comptroller Arthur Levitt told the legislature today it could save $7 million a year by changing the method by which the state guarantees Loans to College students. Levitt offered a Bill that would require the state to set aside Only enough funds to cover any defaults of the Loans guaranteed by the new York higher Edu cation assistance corp. Head. At present he said the state appropriates much More Money for this purpose enough to keep a guaranty loan fund equal to to per cent of All outstanding Loans. But he continued it is. Not necessary to maintain such a Large fund. Levitt said the fund now totalled nearly $30 million while the head has had to spend Only $3 million to cover defaults. A at a time when taxpayers Are being asked to shoulder an Ever increasing Burden a Levitt said a it is unfair to tie up nearly $30 million in a fund that May never be differences escalate new York apr men Are Busy today collecting tons of garbage rotting on new York City a streets. That a about All gov. Nelson a. Rockfeller and mayor John v. Lindsay agree on. Differences Between the two nationally prominent republicans escalated Over the weekend spurred by Rockefeller a action saturday night to end the City a 9-Day, illegal strike by the uniformed sanitation men a association. Pock Feller in an move placed the City a 10,000 sanitation men under state control and put them Back on the streets. By then garbage had a 10-to-l Edge on the collect. Torn to tons for each Man. Lindsay already fuming because Rockefeller walked at the mayors request for a National guard Call up exploded at the state takeover calling it unsound and a threat to every City in the nation. The plan Lindsay said was a a direct and dangerous threat to Home he said it was a Clear that the governor and i have a disagreement about How you run a southerner praises Lincoln Washington apr at least one Southern Democrat in the Senate will join republicans today in honouring the birthday anniversary of Abraham Lincoln gop Patron Saint and civil War president. Amid preparations for a Lincoln Day observances around the nation traditional occasion for and Campaign fund raising efforts by Republican politicians sen. Harry f. Byrd jr., d-va., said of Lincoln a the was one of our great Byrd said North Erners should t be surprised that a southerner such As himself thinks highly of Lincoln born 159 years ago. He noted Lincoln a declaration of a malice toward none and Charity toward a had he lived a said the senator in an inter View a the plight of the South would have been much less wants single policy Albany . Apr Assembly minority Leader Perry b. Duryea jr., a Montauk called sunday for a single conservation policy toward a threats to the a to often some legislation in its desire to preserve has acted to the detriment and sometimes destruction of other resources a he said. Efforts to end air pollution he said should be coordinated with activities to protect Rivers flyways agricultural lands and wetlands. Duryea designated assemblyman v. Sunnier Carroll of Niagara Falls As chairman of a seven member subcommittee of gop assemblymen that will look into the situation. Two die As plane hits Bridge san Francisco apr two men in a Navy Jet Trainer hurtling through ii k fog crashed in flames into the san franc die a a Oakland Bay Bridge scorching girders and tear ing crosspieces sunday. Shattered remains of the t33, which had taken off from Fearby Alameda naval air station continued past the westbound upper Bridge Roadway and about 180 feet Down to the water. Engineers said a damaged Bridge girder would have to be replaced. Coast guard boats and Navy divers operating from a Barage searched for the two fliers in 50 feet of water. The search suspended because of darkness resumes today. The Navy identified the two men As Llanthony v. Miller 33, of Palm desert calif., and la Bruce c. Turnbull 34 of los Angeles. Both were members of Reserve attack Squadron 773 stationed at los Alamitos naval air station in Southern California. The Navy said they were on a routine weekend training Mission. Boycott begins Orangeburg . Apr negroes turned to a boy Cost of White businesses today As they pressed for civil rights gains and immediate removal of National guard troops from this City. Also demanded was the a immediate suspension of the Law enforcement officers responsible for the police brutality in a racial violence that resulted in three deaths thursday night the violence for four Days last week in which 50 persons also were injured was sparked by attempts of negro College students to integrate a Bowling Alley. The Rev. Id. Newman state Field director of the nation-a1 association for the advancement of coloured people said action was wanted a immediately with no around the state around the nation around the world mayor of Hue said communist troops executed 300 civilians picketing at no co Plant termed a informational picketing at Norwich phar Macal company a plants and warehouses continued into the third Day today although local 251 . Maintains ifs not on strike. International vice president Thomas Boyle told Union members Friday that the picketing would be a a informational to let the Public know what the company is doing to the workers. Boyle said he anticipated an answer from the . Today with a a a temporary decision in the unions Case against the drug firm charging the company with an a illegal Boyle said a i feel quite confident that Well win the Case an the company will have to pay you for the time s. Korean May come Seoul apr South korean president Chung Hee Park is reported considering a trip to talk with president Johnson if . Presidential envoy Cyrus Vance does no to resolve the .-South korean rift Over korean Security. Vance and Park met for the first time today. Vance a Mission is to quiet South korean fears that the United states is tending toward appeasement in the Pueblo incident and neglecting the increase in the infiltration of armed North koreans into the South. Johnson sent Park a personal letter last thursday and Vance was expected to deliver another such letter today. Informed korean sources said Johnson May have invited Park to Washington and. Depending on the re arraignment set for March Sherburne a Raymond Dia mond 31, of Sherburne was a. Rested sunday on a charge of harassment arraigned before Sherburne Justice Richard Runyon he was released on $50 bail for appear Ance March 4. He is alleged to have thrown Beer and used foul language around the premises of the Central hotel according to Chenango county sheriffs deputies. You be lost by the illegal a meeting of Union company negotiators has been tentatively set for 3 . Tuesday Boyle informed members of the local Friday. The meeting was requested by the Federal mediator he said. The company notified Union members Friday that the Plant would be reopened this morning and that a fall production main. Tenancy and animal caretaker employees Are to report for work at the beginning of shifts to which they were previously but at fridays Union membership meeting referring to the notice Boyle said a we no vote was taken but the in. President to . Suits of his talks with Vance Park May decide to go. In a move Welcome to the South koreans the american officers who head the . Command in Korea asked for a meeting with North Korea to air claims of communist truce violations a in and through the de militarized zone a North Korea rejected the commands proposal to meet today but it was indicated that the communists proposed meeting wednesday and that this would be acceptable to the . Side. A . Military spokesman said four North koreans crossed into South Korea around Midnight sunday but american sentries repelled them in a Brief clash. No casualties were reported. There was speculation that Vance would also meet with North korean representatives before his scheduled departure tuesday afternoon. The United states and North Korea have held five secret meetings since the communists seized the . Intelligence gathering ship Pueblo Jan. 23. Today a chuckle it is possible that the difference Between a statesman and a politician is that a statesman thinks he belongs to the state and the politician thinks the state belongs to him. Ter National vice presidents declaration was greeted by a stand ing applause by the workers. Regarding the company a reopening proposal Boyle said a a they re had the Opportunity to do this on Jan. 26 and they accept it. They be probably received word from their attorney that their Case does no to look Good but the unions does a he said. The work stoppage is going into its fourth week. Union employees were ordered by the company not to report for work monday Jan. 22 a for thereafter until notified because contract negotiations were not completed. When workers were turned away from the Plant Gates that morning the Union declared it was an a illegal lockout by the company and filed charges with the National labor relations Board. At fridays Union meeting Boyle criticized the Chenango county social services department for sending the unemployed workers a Aback to the Union for help when they applied for assistance. A those Are your tax dollars a he said and told the Union members a if it can to be straightened out Here Well go to Munnsville Man charged with reckless driving North Norwich a a Munns Ville Driver has been charged with reckless driving following a two vehicle Accident last tuesday at the North Norwich Bridge. Wayne Hyland 33, is scheduled for arraignment feb. 15 on the charge before North Norwich Justice Joseph hover. Chenango county sheriffs deputies said he was southbound in route 12 when he turned into the East River Road in front of a vehicle operated by Sylvan Schroer 42of Sherburne. Four persons were injured in the mis. Hap. Town Board meets feb. 15 next meeting of the Norwich town Board will be held feb. 15 at i p. In. In the town Hall at Polkville. The meeting had been scheduled for wednesday feb. 14 but was postponed one Day due to the county Board of supervisors meeting on that Day. Saigon a fresh . Marines moved sunday night into hues Citadel where the enemy has held out nearly two weeks against South vietnamese forces and other americans battled communist holdouts near the Saigon Racetrack. The marines who already have recaptured the Southern part of Hue sent 400 men up the perfume River in assault boats to attack the Northwest flank of North vietnamese forces in the old walled Citadel. It was the first time american troops had entered the Battle for the Citadel scene of heavy fighting since the communists attacked Hue Jan. 31 in the Early stage of their giant offensive against 35 major cities and towns. South vietnamese troops had pushed the enemy Force into Corners but had been unable to drive them out. Addition of the 400 fresh men swelled the Leatherneck Force in Hue to about 1,000 men. A correspondent George Mcarthur reported from Hue that the marines were meeting Only occasional sniper fire in the Southern part of the City 400 Miles North of Saigon. He said there were indications All North vietnamese troops had withdrawn from the fighting for the South Side leaving Only local guerrillas including some who infiltrated among the 30,000 civilian refugees. It. Col. Phan Van Khoa prov. Ince chief mayor of Hue and District military commander said communist troops in Hue executed 300 civilians Friday and buried them in a mass grave South of the City. He said the grave was in an area not yet reached by Allied forces but that his reports of the executions were precise and unquestionable. The victims were province officials technicians policemen and others who Long had been marked for death by the communists he said. A vietnamese civilian reported 125 to 150 catholics being led from the City As captives saturday. Fighting also continued in Saigon and its suburbs for the 13th Day and communiques and Field reports said . And South vietnamese infantrymen helicopter gunships and fighter bombers killed 223 Viet cont running Battles around a gov eminent ammunition dump a mile Northeast of tan son Nhut air base and near the Saigon Racetrack on the City a Western outskirts. A photographer Joe Holloway reported that infantrymen from the . 199th brigade moved into Saigon Friday to Speed the Popup operation found remnants of a Viet Cong battalion hiding out behind grave Mounds in two Small cemeteries and near three houses surrounded by Rice paddies in the race course area. The infantrymen sealed the area off with armoured personnel carriers then appealed via Loudspeaker from a hovering helicopter for the guerrillas to surrender. None came out. The infantrymen went in after them and later counted 42 enemy dead along with six . Troops killed and 13 wounded. In another incident a flare dropped to illuminate a sector of the City caused a House fire that killed 12 members of one family. But downtown More people were on the streets and More shops were open than at any time since cities fighting began Jan. 31. In the 13 Days up to Midnight sunday communist losses to tales 32,245 dead and 6,307 captured Thant talks with soviet leaders Moscow apr . Sec re tary general u Thant talked about Vietnam with soviet leaders today for the second Day As pravda trumpeted renewed and unmodified support for Hanoi a peace terms. Thant met with Premier Alexei n. Kosygin and then with communist party chief Leonid i. Brezhnev. The Secretary general also talked with Kosygin sunday soon after he arrived. Thant was flying on to London tonight to see prime minister Harold Wilson who has endorsed president Johnson a san Antonio formula of requirements for negotiations. The soviet and British govern merits Are co chairmen of the 1954 Geneva conference which ended the French War in Indochina and has often been suggested As a vehicle for peace again. But the soviet Union has rejected All British proposals to reopen the conference and there was no indication whether Thant had obtained any modification in this stand. The Secretary general came to Moscow from India in his Campaign to put a Brake on deteriorating peace prospects As a result of the communist offensive in Vietnam. He talked to the North vietnamese Consul in new Delhi. Thant a London schedule called for a meeting tuesday morning with foreign Secretary George Brown and luncheon with Wilson before departing for new York. Wilson said sunday after a visit to Johnson that he supported president Johnson a san Antonio formula As the Road to peace in Vietnam. He said he had carried the proposal to Kosygin when he visited Moscow Jan. 22-24. Negotiations continue some 110 members of local 297 of the International molders and Allied workers Union Are remaining at work at Bennett. Ireland As Union and Man. Gement teams continue Neotia. Tons. Howard Thayer president of the local said this morning another negotiation meeting has been set for feb. 20 with a Federal mediator. Sun staff photo storage building levelled by fire fired up a fireman is shrouded in smoke As he directs Stream of water into Large storage building in rear of Halfway House South of Norwich saturday after. Noon. Another firefighter uses Pike pole to pull out charred contents. Fire broke out about i p. In. From an unknown cause and levelled Over half of the Structure owned by Irene Urta Telli before Norwich firemen could bring it under control. Cool duty a two women members of local 251 of International chemical workers Union Are All bundled up As they walk picket line at Norwich Pha Macal com Pany on cold Day. At left is mrs. Sun staff photo Barbara Ryan and mrs. Naomi Gray is at right
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