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Norwich Evening Sun (Newspaper) - January 8, 1968, Norwich, New York
The weather Clear very cold to. Night lows mostly to to 20 below Zero. Increase. Ing cloudiness cold tues Day with Chance of afternoon Snow flurries highs to to 20 above. The e 2vening Sun Chenango county s daily newspaper Sun spots Mcneil address mad son county school boards association Page 3 Christmas Seal drive is Short of its goal Page 5 Norwich swimmers have winning weekend Page 8 vol. 77, no. 207 monday january 8, 1968 Norwich . 13815 8c per cop red forces keep up their pressure state nation world sen. Charles Percy Percy discusses politics sen. Charles h. Percy re do says Richard m. Nixon is probably the favorite presidential Prospect of Republican professionals but new York gov. Nelson a. Rockefeller would attract More of the Independent and demo cratic votes needed for a White House drive. Percy said sunday Republican officials have known and worked with Nixon and a for bet. Ter or for worse he has been a solid re publican a but Percy added the gop presidential nominee wont be Able to win the White House just with Republican votes. A i think it is the general consensus now even among Many professional republicans that or. Rockefeller if he could hold together the Republican party would probably have the Best Chance to attract independents and democrats a Percy said. A the has the great est Appeal to them today but that is not what might happen in August at the convention a As for him. Self Percy said again he does no to plan to be a candidate other than As a favorite son from Illinois. Poole is Board chairman supervisor Ernest l. Poole of Afton senior member of the Board of supervisors was elected chairman in a Surprise move this morning. Poole was nominated by Carl Eiholzer of Columbus after four ballots in which he and Earl Oldfield of Guilford were deadlocked. The Poole nomination received a 13 to 9 vote with one Board member absent. The action followed a Battle which started last week. Eiholzer withdrew after the fifth ballot today and moved in favor of or. Poole. Surprise m0ve_ Albany . Apr the Legislatures top ranking Democrat suddenly threw his influence today against any in. Mediate Effort to repeal the Blaine amendment ban on Aid to Church operated schools. In a Surprise move Assembly speaker Anthony j. Travia told the associated press he did not believe the legislature should take up the Issue this year. Repeal of Blaine and other disputed changes in the state Constitution he said a should be allowed to bake for a a yes a he said in an interview a personally in a still for repealing Blaine but i think it would create More animosities do More harm than Good. By repeating that Battle so May sputter out Washington apr american and soviet diplomatic files Are crammed with harsh accusations and Strong pro tests exchanged in Many years of cold War shooting incidents. But neither superpower Ever has gone beyond Tough words. Both know a Small incident could mushroom into a serious clash of arms. So it appears Likely the latest alleged . Bomb damage to a soviet freighter in Haiphong Harbor will sputter out without major military consequences. The soviet Union protested formally thursday night that . War planes dropped bombs the same Day near the 3,726. Ton freighter Teresa slave Zalessky while the ship was unload ing flour. The soviets called it a a piratical Nader Speaks out Market report at 11 10 a.rn., Continental Telephone corp. Was 29 open and Low 29% High and last Norwich Pha Macal co., no sales previous close 47% c amp u communications no sales previous close 28 . Grant 32% High Low and last Montgomery wards 23% open and High 23 % Low and last . Fishman 12% High Low and last Over the counter general Laboratory associates 14 bid 16 asked Jerrold corp. Taco 36 bid 37% asked mid states raceway 7% bid 8 asked Norwich Mills 40 bid Raymond corp. 30% bid 32 asked Teize chemicals 31 bid 31% asked Gladding corp. 14% bid 15 asked Victory markets 9% bid to asked National Bank amp Trust co. Of Norwich 54 bid Chenango co. National Bank of Norwich 300 bid. Heart patient a Good Stanford Calif. Apr with the transplanted heart of a housewife sustaining him Mike Kasperak is reported to be doing a quite Well a fully con. Scions and responsive. Kasperak a 54-year-old for Mer Steelworker from nearby East Palo Alto was dying of heart disease saturday night when or. Norman e. Shurn ways surgical team at Stanford University school of Medicine operated on him. The doctors Cut out his heart and implanted the heart of Virginia White a 43.year-old Santa Clara woman who died of a stroke two hours before. By sunday morning Kasperak was conscious and Able to move. Though he talk because of a tube in his Throat helping him to breathe doctors said he recognized his family. Shumway said his patient knew he had a donated heart beating in his Chest. It was one third the size of the enlarged one that had been discarded but it was performing Well Shumway said. Blood pressure pulse and body temperature were in a reasonable Range or. Donald c. Harrison a cardiologist told a news conference at Stanford medical Center sunday afternoon. Harrison said the heart output a a mount of blood pumped was 5.3 liners per min. Ute a almost Normal for a Man of Kasperak a size when measured about 12 hours after the 4%.hour operation. The patient weighs 144 pounds mrs. White s weight was 120. Hotel is threatened by fire Schenectady . Apr a wind driven fire destroyed two buildings and damaged a third in the downtown Section of Liis Mohawk Valley City today. About 80 guests fled safely into sub Zero cold from a nearby hotel. Four firemen suffered minor injuries. The City a off duty firemen joined the Force of firefighters who struggled with the flames for four hours in seven below Zero cold and winds gusting to 20 Miles an hour. Their efforts were hindered by rapidly form ing ice. There was no estimate of damage. Firemen said they believed the flames erupted about 330 . In a three Story building adjacent to the Schenectady hotel. None of the evacuated hotel guests was reported injured. The flames spread from a building housing Bozzier a Grill and a Bowling Alley on the ground floor. Residents of apartments upstairs also fled without injury police said. Postage Stamps Are still a Good buy although rates have doubled in last 20 years. Washington and Franklin Stamps in 1847 were first Ever issued. Five cent air mail stamp issued in 1946 marked reduction in rate from eight cents. Three cent commemorative in 1947 reproduced first stamp portraits along with land sea and air methods of transporting mail starting with Pony express. So second raid held on government Center . Postage stamp Centenary Saigon apr Viet Cong guerrillas seized a provincial capital Only 21 Miles Northwest of Saigon Early today and held it for nearly three hours. The attack on Kheim Cuong capital of Hail Nghia province was the second daring raid by communist troops on a govern. Meat Center close to Saigon in three Days. A government spokesman said about 700 guerillas stormed Kheim Cuong behind a barrage of several Hundred mortar rounds and they a were in the streets three american advisers to the militia Force in the town were killed at 3 . And 14 were wounded. One officer said the advisers compound apparently was a chief target. The Viet Cong pulled out at 5 50 a. In. And evaded three battalions of government troops converging on the Village from their bivouac areas three to five Miles away. The guerrillas left behind 19 dead comrades and five live ones who were captured the spokesman said. Two of the Cap. Fives were wounded. The spokesman said nine to Beemen were killed audio were wounded at least four civilians were killed and 16 wounded and the Garrison of some too militia men suffered moderate casual ties meaning they were hit hard. Ten houses also were de. Stroked. Bowles flies to Cambodia phenom penh Cambodia apr . Presidential envoy Chester Bowles arrived today to seek Prince Norodom Sihan Oukes help in keeping North vietnamese and Viet. Cong forces from using Cambodia As a Sanctuary. But the cambodian chief of state in effect told a news conference the american ambassadors Mission was doomed. Sihanouk told newsmen sunday he would see Bowles the . Ambassador to India. But he suggested that the american envoy would do better to spend his time touring the famous Temple ruins at angkor. American sources in new Del i said Bowles would Coneen trate on the question of Cornu nist vietnamese troops taking Sanctuary in cambodian Border areas. He was expected to seek tacit agreement from Sihanouk to permit Pursuit by . Forces of communist troops who attack them in Vietnam and then re treat into Cambodia in response to questions submitted by the associated press Sihanouk said saturday that a we would not intervene militarily if a fight Between americans and infiltrated Viet namese therefore one As much at fault As the other took place in the outlying and uninhabited regions of our but the Prince told the news conference sunday he would not allow . Forces to pursue the Viet Cong into Cambodia and would condemn both sides if they clashed on his soil. Sihanouk said he would Tell Bowles there is a no possibility of negotiating the right of Pur suite of communist forces into Cambodia. The Prince also said he would Tell Bowles the United states should follow Frances example in Algeria and a Grid yourself of the Saigon he said he would suggest that the United states withdraw its troops adding a this would be pretty Good for you on the International stage. It will give you immense Sihanouk then attacked presi Dent Johnson saying he would a never lick the boots of that a if he wants to talk. He will come to my House a lie said. Sihanouk described As a utterly fantastic press reports that Johnson had told Bowles to ask the Prince for a definite information on Hanoi s desire for peace and reports the North vietnamese had inquired about the availability of phenom penh Vientiane and Rangoon As Sites for preliminary peace talks. The guerrillas succeeded in hanging a Large Viet Cong Flag on the Wall of the military advisors compound but it was quickly shot away. Early saturday soldiers of the loth North vietnamese battalion shot their Way into the Village of tan Uyen 25 Miles North of Saigon. In a five hour rampage they killed eight soldiers and six civilians and wounded 35 soldiers and la civilians. South vietnamese officers said 19 of the attackers were killed. Over the weekend persistent communist attacks on Allied posts in South Vietnam s northernmost provinces led to hard fighting and heavy casualties on both sides. The death toll reported from skirmishes and shellings saturday and sunday in the 1st crops area was 296 communists and 75 americans killed with 177 americans wounded. Elements of the 199th Light infantry brigade sustained the heaviest losses and scored the biggest Success of All . Units in a series of clashes in the que son Valley saturday. Twenty nine gis were reported killed in that fighting but the americans reported killing 128 enemy troops. . Marines who take on most of the action against infiltrating North vietnamese in the Northern provinces had their hands full All weekend repulsing red ground assaults and Duck ing red rocket barrages. Units of the 4th Marine regi. Ment were mane vering three Miles Northeast of con Thien sunday when they Rar into North vietnamese regulars. In five hours of fighting the Leath. Enecks reported they had killed 28 of the communists while suf. Fering six killed and 31 wounded. Ottaviani resigns Vatican City apr Al Fredo Cardinal Ottaviani the most powerful Ultra conservative in the roman Catholic Church Lias resigned from the churches Central administration and Pope Paul i has accepted the resignation the Vatican announced today. The Pope named fran to Cardinal Seper of Yugoslavia 62, to replace the 77-year-old Cardinal Ottaviani As Secretary for the congregation for the doctrine of the Faith the former holy office and the most powerful single Agency in the Vatican curia the churches Central administration. The holy office was a legacy of the inquisition. Cardinal Otta Viani once described himself As a policeman who guarded traditional doctrine and theology. The retirement of Cardinal Ottaviani and his replacement by a prelate from a communist country that once imprisoned a Catholic Cardinal marked a major turning Point. In dramatic fashion it signified the move of the half Bil lion member Church away from rigid conservatism toward new experiments in modernism and changing relations with communist countries. Now nearly Blind the Cardinal resigned after years of conflict with Liberal prelates pressing for modernization and Reform in tile Church. Pope Paul reportedly wanted Cardinal Ottaviani to quit after he expressed his de sire for All prelates Over the age of 75 to offer their resignation but it was said that the Cardinal refused. The Cardinal and his super secret holy office were chief targets of the progressives during tile 1962-65 Vatican ecumenical Council. The advocates of change won Many important victories. They succeeded in ending the Index of forbidden books in winning More open trial procedures for clerics called on the carpet for unorthodox writings and in changing the name of the holy office. But the fight continued behind tile scenes with Cardinal Otta. Viani fighting a rearguard action against changes he considered were undermining the Church. Displaced by the War. South vietnamese woman shows anguish As she clutches her sleeping mat. She and others were moved to safer ground. Or. Blaiberg May sit up in bed today soviets work on cuban Economy Havana apr the soviet Union sent a team of economic experts to Havana last november at Fidel Castro a request to try to help straighten out cubans Economy informed european communists in Havana report. The sources said the russian teams unannounced visit was to review cuban economic plans for the next three years. They added that the cuban soviet Trade agreement for this year which is part of the three year plan has not yet been signed but this is expected later this month. The russian economic Mission was a result of talks Between the cuban prime minister and soviet Premier Alexei n. Kosygin last june it was said. The same sources also reported that the russians feel Castro a order last tuesday to ration gasoline for private cars was unnecessary and that the cubans have misused soviet supplied Petroleum. The soviets reportedly feel that the savings from the Gas ration will not be sufficient to offset Adverse publicity. The sources reported however that the soviets expect to Send Cuba 155,000 additional metric tons of crude Oil this year an increase of about 4 per cent. Castro reportedly suggested that the russian economic team come to Cuba earlier but Kosygin replied it would be difficult before the Celebration of the 50th anniversary of the bolshevik revolution on nov. 7. The sources said cubans three year plan has been worked on by both Castro and cuban president Osvaldo Dorti cos but gave no details. Russia is believed supplying Tho Castro government with about $400 million Worth of nonmilitary Aid annually. According to the sources the russians have no argument with Castro a plan to tighten gasoline control on government vehicles. But the soviets were said to be against gasoline rationing for private cars which they estimate number Only 30,000 out of a total of 150,000 nonmilitary vehicles. These vehicles Are said to account for less than 20 per cent of National Petroleum consumption. One theory is that Castro could hardly have ordered Gas rationing for government vehicles without first limiting consumption for private cars which Are mostly owned by people the government classes As Bourgeois. Russia provides 99 per cent of cubans Petroleum. The sources said Russia delivered 3.7-million metric tons in 1963, 3.4 million in 1964, 3.5 million in 1965, 3.6 million in 1966 and 3.845 million last year. They said the soviet Union is scheduled to deliver More than 4-million metric tons this year in addition to replacing the gasoline which Castro said Cuba had to use from military Reserve stocks because of last years shortage. Cape town South Africa apr groote Schuur Hospital said in a medical bulletin today that or. Philip Blaiberg the worlds third heart transplant patient a is no longer in the oxygen tent and will be allowed to sit up in bed today with his feet on a the 58-year-old retired dentist neared what doctors consider to be the beginning of the critical postoperative period a seven Days after surgery. However the bulletin said there were no signs yet that Blaiberg a body was trying to reject the heart of Clive Haupt 24, who died of a brain Haemorrhage. Haupts heart was grafted into Blaiberg last tuesday by or. Christiaan Barnard who also performed the landmark heart transplant operation last month on Louis Rashkansky. Rashkansky died of pneumonia 18 Days after the operation. No infection is evident in any of Blaiberg a organs so far the Hospital said. His wife Eileen was to see Iii in again today but to guard against infection she was expected to speak to him once More through a Glass door. Mrs. Blaiberg said of her first visit with her husband sunday a the was looking too wonderful for words. He joked All the time and was very she added that he looked As healthy As he had five years ago before his diseased heart began Mak. Ing him look sickly. The dentist is now on an Ordi. Nary diet but All his food is pre pared on a special cooker sterile utensils Are used Hospital said. Anc the today s chuckle then there was the fellow who gave up smoking for his health and took up chewing toothpicks instead. Now he a got dutch Elm disease. Today around the around the around Tow Washington apr Auto Industry critic Ralph Nader has called for a congressional investigation into car manufacturers Price hikes and two senators charged the boosts Are aimed at discrediting new safety requirements. The Price Rise was made necessary the Auto Industry has said by required installation of shoulder harness safety belts in cars made after Jan. I. Nader asked sen. Philip a. Hart d�?mich., chairman of the Senate subcommittee on anti Trust and monopoly to open hearings declaring the Industry ignored warnings from president Johnson and members of Congress to keep prices from rising substantially. Sens. Warren g. Magnuson d�?wash., and Walter f. Mondale d�?minn., said new years Price hikes of $23 to $32 a car a May be More than to times the actual Cost of installing the shoulder harness safety belts. They added in a statement that the Price hike a erases any doubt that the american automobile Industry has been conducting a propaganda Campaign to make safety the Scapegoat for increases and said this is a grossly misleading and completely they asked the National traffic safety Agency to Speed up efforts to pinpoint Auto safety Ralph Nader costs in order to rebut the Indus try so outrageous propaganda spokesmen for the four major manufacturers declined immediate comment on the charges
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