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Norwich Evening Sun (Newspaper) - January 10, 1968, Norwich, New York
The weather Clear to partly Cloudy very cold tonight lows 5 to 15 below Zero. In. Creasing cloudiness thurs. Day continued cold with High temperatures Zero to to above. The e evening Sun Chenango county a daily newspaper Sun spots county Law enforce ment is lauded Page 5 nature walk in the win. Ter. Page 3 Sherburne Village taxes Only $1.50, Page 5 vol. La no. 209 wednesday january to 1968 Norwich . 13815 8c per attack kills 7, destroys copters today 4 round the state around the nation around the world draft Call increases Washington apr Pentagon sources say the 39,000. Man draft Call announced for March is a sign of things to come this Spring summer with monthly manpower re. Quests of about 40,000 or More Likely in april May june. Last years draft summons in the same period a. Erased Only about 15,300 per month. As one manpower planner put it in describing the upswing a a we re dealing entirely with mechanics the mechanics Are that the army is now in the midst of what the Pentagon Calls a major replacement Cycle involving the rotation out of service of thousands of men drafted when the Southeast Asia buildup was launched. Quot fight together Quot says Powell los Angeles apr hundreds of negroes mobbed him. A fight together a urged Adam Clayton Powell they roared Back with cheers whistles applause. Then Powell took a three mile walk tuesday through riot scarred Watts besiege. De by admirers calling everywhere a keep the Here from self imposed exile in the Bahamas Powell gives today at Urcla the first of 14 lectures at colleges universities on what he Calls the Black revolution. A a in be come Here a he said tuesday a to talk to my soul Brothers soul Sisters. One Day history is going to record that the second civil War the beginning of the Black revolution was born Surveyor sends a a wild pictures Pasadena Calif. Apr narrowly missing a dangerous Rock with what a space official called a divine guidance a Surveyor 7 settled Down gently on tile Moon tuesday night televised the wildest scene yet found by . Lunar probes. The three legged Craft last of a $500-million series which has already certified four equatorial Sites As Safe for astronaut Landing was on a purely scientific Mission to the 15,000.foot Crater Tycho near the South Central Edge of the lunar disc. Given at Best a 43 per cent Chance of Success the unmanned Surveyor 7 surprised scientists by making an almost Flat Landing on a Crater pocked Boulder strewn plateau not far from a ragged Ridge 18 Miles North of Tycho a rim. Between the Craft the rim was a desolate scene reminiscent of the Crater Copernicus photographed earlier by lunar orbiters. Rocky not enthused lbs should ask Congress Ford says Washington apr House Republican Leader Gerald r. Ford says president Johnson should get congressional approval before embarking on such a step As allowing . Troops to pursue communist vietnamese troops into Cambodia. Ford saying he currently opposes extending the ground fighting into Cambodia Market report at 11 15 ., Continental Telephone corp. Was 287/8open Low 29 High last Norwich pharma Calco. 45 High Low last a amp a communications no sales previous close 28% . Grant 321/2 High Low last Montgomery wards 24% open Low 25v8 High last . Fishman 12> i High Low last. Over the Caunter general Laboratory associates 13 bid 16 asked Jerrold corp. Taco 37 bid 381/2 asked mid states raceway 7% bid 8 asked Norwich Mills 40 bid Raymond corp. 29 bid 31 asked Teize chemicals 29% bid 30 asked Gladding corp. 14vs my 14% asked Victory markets 91/2 bid to asked National Bank amp Trust co. Of Norwich 54 bid Chenango co National Bank of Norwich 300 bid. Lightening attack made on Airfield Saigon apr communist troops kept slashing hit. And run attacks today to main Tain the initiative they have displayed since the new years truce ended eight Days ago. In one major attack North vietnamese raiders blasted a number of . Army helicopters with Satchel charges at Korntum Airfield 260 Miles Northeast of Saigon. But in an. Other assault the communists took a bloody beating. Enemy assault troops cover ing the demolition squad fired wildly into the tents of soldiers defending the Airstrip killing seven americans wounded 25. The gis charged out As the first rounds went off later counted the bodies of 14 uni. Formed North vietnamese with. In the compound the . Command would not say How Many helicopters were destroyed or damaged but said damage was this indicated a sizable number were destroyed or damaged heavily. The 57th army aviation com. Pany is stationed at Korntum in the Central Highlands but it was not known if All its 25 Helicon. Ters a a Huey troop carriers gunships were on the flight line when the attack began at 3 a. In. An officer who flew into Kon turn later said the enemy also got into the aviation company a motor Pool a destroyed a number of North vietnamese regulars or Viet Cong guerrillas also hit a1, lied positions North West of Saigon in the Mekong Delta inflicting almost As Many Cas. Salties on civilians As on the military defenders. One attack was disastrous for some 350 North vietnamese Viet Cong who tried to wipe out a battalion of the u., s. 25th infantry division bivouacked 31 Miles Northwest of Saigon but 105mm howitzers firing a killer juniors Cut Down the attackers in Waves. Associated press correspondent George Esper reported from cd Chi that at least two of the six howitzers in the overnight perimeter were charged with the delayed action a killer juniors fired so the shells would burst 20 feet above the in coming enemy. The . Command said 70 of the communists a fifth of the Force were killed before the reds broke off the attack after five hours of fighting. American casualties were five killed 28 wounded. Poor weather continued Over North Vietnam tuesday but u.,s, pilots used radar to attack the rep Airfield 38 Miles North West of the North vietnamese capita l the South vietnamese com. Mand reported that Allied forces killed 2,868 enemy troops in the South last week. A record. The previous High was 2,774 for the week ending last March 25. Gen. Leonard f. Chapman jr., the new commandant of the Marine corps visited the big Marine base at Danang. In Saigon president Nguyen Van Thieu said his government has no plans to extend the 48-hour truce it has scheduled for tet the vietnamese new year at the end of january. Thieu also said he does not think the United states would try to set peace talks with Hanoi or the Viet Cong without Saigon a participation. But a if this happens a he added a we would first have to strengthen our stand so that the United states or another nation cannot disregard that stand. We have Many contacts Means of persuasion Between the allies Between nations nations Between people people in order to explain our stand in order not to be pushed into such a Farmers fold to integrate their forces Albany . Apr the general manager of the nation s largest Farmer cooperative said today the Johnson administration a proposals to help Small Farmers would bring about higher prices of agricultural products. Edmund a Fallon who also is executive vice president of away inc., of Syracuse said the administrations programs of assistance to Small farms fight against Rural poverty would result in increased farm ing costs. In a speech prepared tor delivery at the 136th annual meet ing of the new York state Agri cultural society Here today Fallon urged that a a a marketing approach to agriculture be adopted. He said also that Farmers should integrate their forces a do it through their own a if they done to they will be out in the cold losing both markets he said. Rotarians hear rep. Stratton Welcome Back congressman a Vietnam was the subject of a talk Given by Congress Man Samuel s. Stratton Center at a meeting of the Norwich rotary club at Canasa Acta country club tuesday noon. At left is o. P. Schuessler president Sun staff photo of Norwich rotary right Carl Payne District 717 governor nominee. The congressman was in Norwich monday night tuesday giving talks concerning the current Situa Tion in Vietnam from which he recently returned from a tour. Poole names Board committees elected chair a 1 of the county Board of supervisors just before 11 30 Monday Afton supervisor Ernest l. Poole came a k for die afternoon session with a list of committees to serve the coming year. One of the groups he named tuesday was a standing committee. The remainder of the standing committees will be named biter. Supervisors named to tin boards Public safety committee of the Chenango county fire advisory boor Are Robert q. Davy of Coventry. Movie Vedder of Plymouth Stanley mros of phar Salia John Dolan of Norwich City . Hakes of Pitcher. Mayors named Are William Evans of Greene William crack of Bainbridge fire chiefs Glenn Swart. John Graves Harvey Deforest commissioners Robert Granger of Greene Earl Sincerbox of Norwich Wesley Aylesworth of new Berlin Thomas Maroneyjr. Of Ger Man was named chairman of the reapportionment commit tee. Other supervisors on the Coin Mil tee Are Paul English of Greene Albert Evans of town of Norwich Robert Mcneil of the City of Norwich Hugh Elliott of Smyrna g. Richard Ryan of Oxford Francis Curtis of Bainbridge. Renamed chairman of the county planning boar i was . Demeree also renamed to the Board were Joseph of in cd a by of Norwich supervisor Carl t. Eiholzer of cot urn bus these ire three year terms. Davy was named chair a 1 of the journal committee members of his group Are supervisors Hakes English. Don Stanton of North Norwich was named representative to the no Way committee with Evans As alternate. The term is for one year. Named to the county Extension service for one year terms were Fred or la of Smith Ville Eliott. There were formerly three supervisors named. Frank Knapp of Sherburne was named Delegate at Large to the county soil water conserva Tion District Board of directors for a three year term. Supervisor representatives for one. Year terms Are Mrosz Ryan. Named to a two year term on the District Forest practice Board was supervisor Ernest Johnson of Otselic Vedder Ryan were appointed to one year terms on the resource conservation development committee. Leslie Monroe of Sherburne was named sportsman repro sedative to the fish wildlife management Board with Davy named supervisor representative. The terms Are for two years. Supervisor representatives on the Public health committee one year terms Are urdu William Kehoe of Sherburne Poole deferred making appointments to the mental health Board reserved action in naming a director of the county veterans service Agency until a later Date. Kasperak sits Bankers promoted a these three members of Che staff of the Chenango county National Bank Trust company of Norwich received promotions at the financial institutions annual meeting tuesday morning. Congratulating each other left to right Are Albert Foster now assistant cashier Secre Sun staff photo tary Richard a. Daniels pro meted to executive vice president assistant Trust of i get Casson Crandall who is now assistant cashier. A a upper Bank promotes 3 Charles a Smith was renamed chairman of the Board Cyrus m. Higley president Trust officer at the annual meeting of the Chenango National Bank Trust company tuesday. The annual meeting had real significance for three employees of the Bank for with it came promotions. Promoted were Richard a. Daniels to executive vice presi. Dent assistant Trust officer Kasson Crandall to assistant cashier Albert c. Foster As. Distant cashier arid Secretary. Others elected were will Evans vice president Stuart c. Nelson cashier assistant Trust officer Kathryn to. Frat assistant Secretary. Named As tellers Are Harris Manwarren Elberta doing Carol Wightman Janet Burrell Betty Bovee Jea Sastri gather Ine Hill Bonnie Barrett Pat. Ricia Whitmore. The meeting was held at the Stit ution a offices on North Broad Street. Stanford Calif. Apr the worlds fourth heart trans. Plant patient Mike Kasperak was Able to sit Dangle his legs Over the Edge of his bed at Stanford medical Center to Day doctors said. They advised the exercise to maintain circulation. Kasperak a condition was listed As critical a but improving on the fourth Day after his operation following complications Isye amp a plans n new facilities new York state electric amp Gas corporation plans Cash expend. Tures of about $246 million for new electric Gas facilities during the three year period 1968 through 1970 it was reported today by William a. Lyons president. About $93 million of the total has been budgeted for use Iii 1968. Or. Lyons said the forecast reflects an upward revision of projections issued last year in which Cash expenditures for the same period were estimated at $208 million. He pointed out that the increase of $38 million Over the three year period represents recently proposed additions to the corporations electric trans. Mission distribution sys. Terns including facilities for proposed expansion in the corporations service area of the transmission system required in the operation of the new York Power Pooh a setback. The fifth such operation was performed tues Day at Maimonides Hospital in Brooklyn . The 59-year.old steelworkers condition has been considered satisfactory until monday when internal bleeding developed physicians said six pints of blood were transfused. A Gastro intestinal bleeding has stopped liver kid. Ney functions have slightly in. Proved a the bulletin said. Meanwhile the body of mrs. Virginia White 43, donor of the heart transplanted to Kasperak was buried in Palo Alto. A this was a Humble yet a. Mous thing a event a said the Rev. Witten r. Cheatham of the Church of Christ to 250 persons in a Funer. A1 Home Chapel a around the world people now know of the willingness of the White did d a a a Washington apr . Housewives will have to dig deeper into their pocketbooks to buy fresh vegetables this win ter. Tho agriculture department said tuesday that production of vegetables for fresh markets this Winter will be 11 per cent below last years level 5per Celli below average. Shorter supplies Are expected to boost prices for cabbage car rots celery lettuce onions to Mattes artichokes beets Sweet Corn egg Plant Green peppers. Rocky a plan opposed Albany . Apr gov. Rockefeller a plan to increase the states taxes on gasoline liquor ran into Strong probably fatal opposition in the democratic. Controlled Assem. Bly today. A the does no to need those taxes in a going to kill them a Assembly speaker Anthony j. Tra via told the associated press. Sources close to Rockefeller reported tuesday that besides recommending major increases in the income business taxes Rockefeller would pro pose next week to raise the levies on gasoline liquor. The governor plans to present the four tax increase package next tuesday As a de vice to produce about $500 Mil lion in extra Revenue to finance a $5.5-Bill Ion budget. He says he needs More Money to provide additional state for Educa Tion medicaid other welfare programs. Travia the legislature s most powerful Democrat said he had heard of the governor s inter tons viewed All tax in crease proposals with suspicion. While reserving judgment on the income sales levies the democratic Leader viewed the liquor gasoline proposals As a budget a these taxes already Are High enough a he said. A besides All he would pick is maybe sixty or seventy million. Its just not Worth it i won t go Travia commented amid these other developments in the Early stages of the 1968 legislative session a Rockefeller called for Cut backs in the state s medical program to curb soaring costs democratic legislative Lead ers indicated for the first time that they would be willing to accept some curtailment. A the governor was reported to have included in his budget a proposal for an 8 per cent increase in pay for the states 140,000employes. It would Cost about $60 million in the fiscal year beginning april i. A a Senate. Assembly committee on crime recommended strict regulation of a guilty plea bargaining in criminal indict ments minor gun. Control legislation falling far Short of Rockefeller a plan to require registration of rifles shot guns. Fifth heart transplant patient Dies new York apr Loa Block the worlds fifth Hea transplant recipient died toys just to hours after a Surgick team had implanted a rime smaller woman a heart into to 170-Pound Man. Maimonides medical Centi in Brooklyn said the death a curved at 4 35 And attributed it to the a pumping Capaci of the transplanted heart Ai the poor condition of the lure due to the patients Long Stan ing heart a Hospital statement said a a is with a deep sense of rear that we must report the loss our heart transplant patient. I a s a Brave courage i Man whose Only real Opportunity for life was through the Block a 57-year-old retire it fireman was put on the Host talks critical list at 12 40 when a he Hospital noted Dodo were having a difficulty in Mal Taining his blood i was reported in a area sonata satisfactory conditions Short after the surgery. Today s chuckle Many a House has been a a bugged by miniature snooping devices for several years. They repeat every word All Over school too. Bowles Sihanouk Confer phenom penh a �?. Ambas Sador Chester Bowles conferred with Prince Norodom Sihanouk for the first time today. Cambodian officials said the talk was a Frank cordial a useful Points of View were no details of the one hour meeting were disclosed. Bowles arrived in phenom penh monday to discuss communist use of cambodian territory As a Refuge from . And South vietnamese troops in the Vietnam War. President Johnson sent Bowles the . Ambassador to India to talk with the neutralise ruler after Sihanouk said he would Welcome an american envoy to phenom penh. However Sihanouk has said he cannot cooperate with the americans by letting them pursue the Viet Cong North vietnamese into Cambodia. An informed source said Bowles probably will Confer with Sihanouk again thursday will leave phenom penh Friday. Chester Bowles Albany . Apr gov. Rockefeller appears to show Little enthusiasm for either his own presidential candidacy or that of Richard m. Nixon. He would however support Nixon if he gained the gop nomination. Rockefeller left that impression following a radio television interview tuesday in which he reaffirmed his support for the nomination of Michigan gov. George Romney. Rockefeller said he would be a favorite son candidate a Only As a last resort to hold the new York state delegation a i believe in the Unity of the party in winning a Rockefeller told a panel of newsmen a if _ the party decides that Dick Nixon is the it of candidate i will support the candidate in the Rockefeller form of
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