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Norwich Evening Sun (Newspaper) - January 11, 1968, Norwich, New York
The weather fair and continued very cold tonight and Friday lows tonight to to 25 below Zero with a few colder spots. Highs Friday 5 to 15 above. The e evening Sun Chenango county s daily newspaper Sun spots historical feature a Advent of railroads Page 8 elks to join in Centennial Celebration Page 3 county red Cross quota for March fund drive is announced Page 3 vol. La no. 210 thursday january la 1968 Norwich . 13815 8c per copy fierce Battle rages in Mekong Delta today a round the state around Tow nation around the world filibuster predicted Washington apr Senate democratic Leader Mike Mansfield says the next session of Congress could open with a civil rights filibuster. A civil rights Bill virtually certain to ignite heated debate already is on the Senate docket As the opening business after Congress reconvenes monday a i think there a going to be some conversation on it a Mansfield said of the measure. He added in a wednesday interview that the debate a could be the measure is designed to protect a Jim negroes and civil rights workers from racial of violence. It would make it a Federal crime to use a. Violence or threats to interfere the exercise of civil rights by members of minority groups. A a in a very hopeful we can pass the Bill a he added. But Mansfield said the measure a is in deep trouble if Senate Republican Leader Everett m. Dirksen opposes its terms. And Dirksen has said he will. Sen. Mike Mansfield complications develop Cape town apr fluid which developed around or. Philip Blaiberg a transplanted heart has been removed but a this doctors do not take a serious View of this complication a groote Schuur Hospital announced today. A the patient s condition is not As Good today As yesterday a tile bulletin said. A a he developed some fluid around the heart. This had to be tapped. After this procedure he feels better. His doctors do not take a serious View of this Blaiberg who underwent the worlds third human heart transplant nine Days ago also has developed a slight Throat infection but it also is not considered serious or. Marthinus c. Botha reported today. Sentenced to Gas chamber los Angeles apr the jury that convicted former Deputy disc atty. Jack Kirschke of murdering his wife and a Man in her bedroom has sentenced him to the California Gas chamber As he dared it to. The jurors deliberated about four hours before announcing their verdict wednesday. The tall lean Kirschke stood solemnly unflinching when he heard it. The Day before arguing his own Case the 46.year.old former prosecutor had said a i prefer death to spending the rest of my life in after the jurors affirmed their decision individually Kirschke bowed to them slightly and sat Down. Then he said he will seek a new trial. Mccarthy campaigns los Angeles apr s e n. Eugene j. Mccarthy carrying his Campaign for the democratic presidential nomination to the nations most populous state says the Vietnam War has generated a spirit of a a joblessness and fear in America. The Minnesota Democrat said the a frustrations of the poor and the unpleasantness of our cities cannot be f separated from the War. Mccarthy who plans to run in several democratic ii primaries opened today a six Day Cam pain swing through California a his initial speech was prepared for i delivery at a los Angeles luncheon. Mccarthy said the War has distorted a the nations priorities. During the last two sessions of Congress total appropriations increased by $38 billion All but $2.6 billion of the total for defense program he said. Want legislation senator Mccarthy , . Apr state Law governing the donation of hearts and other human organs for transplant operations should be updated and clarified two legislators contend. A Bill introduced by sen. Norman f. Lent Rockaway would spell out the right of survivors to donate the body or specific vital organs of a deceased family member for medical purposes. Under a proposal by Assembly majority Lead. Or Moses m. Weinstein a Queens a commis Sion would be set up to study the Legal implications of trans. Plant operations. Geared for 60 below . Apr this Winters icy clutch on new York state has become so Strong that an official thermometer geared for 60 below Sero has been placed in an Adirondack cold pocket. That thermometer near the states Forest Ranger school at Wanakena registered .45 Early today a bit higher than tuesdays Reading of More than 50 below. The weather Bureau foresaw no Friday in most of the states Eastern half but some moderation in Western new York and East of Lake Ontario. Market report at 11 10 . Continental Telephone corp. Was 29 open and High 287/s Low and last Norwich Pha Macal co. 45 open and High 44% Low and last a amp a communications corp. 28% High Low and last . Grant 25% open and High 25 Low. 25% last Montgomery wards 32% High Low and last . Fishman 12% High Low and last. Over the counter. General Laboratory associates 12 bid 15, offered Jerrold corp. Taco 35% bid 36% offered mid states raceway 7% bid 8 offered Norwich Mills 40 bid Raymond corp. 30 bid 32 offered Teize chemicals 28% bid 29% offered Gladding corp. 14% bid Victory markets 9% bid to offered National Bank and Trust co. Of Norwich 54 bid Chenango co. National Bank of Norwich 300 bid. March l Iii my drive planned March planners beginning at i . Sunday Jan. 14, Norwich Junior and senior High school students will canvass this City and surrounding area on behalf of the March of dimes. Goal this year is to top last years High of $1,600. The project is sponsored by the Nuhs student Sun staff photo Council some of whose members Are shown Here planning the Campaign. Left to right standing Are Bruce Gever with map of Norwich James 0�?~hanlon, Robert Powers and Vicki Kosowsky. Seated from left Are Sharon Stern Cindy Reuter and Ann rust. Count Basie new Christie minstrels signed for fair final contracts were signed yesterday for the appearances of count Basie and his world famous orchestra the new Christie minstrels Sonny James and the Southern gentlemen and numerous other top name entertainers to appear at the 121st Chenango county fair in Norwich this year from july 7 13. Len Tyler president of the .s. Association of agricultural fairs said today that a this will be the most attractive program of events in my 13 years Here. We have worked hard to assemble groups that will be of interest to everyone and single performers that will cover the wide Range of interest of our audiences. Individual preferences have been taken into account through various polling contests to determine the most popular entertainers and i feel we can offer the Type of program that our Public has count Basie and his orchestra often termed a the most explosive Force in jazz will headline the monday evening show the second Day of the fair. The opening program on sunday july 7, will feature a Competition of area bands at 2 , and the Joey Chitwood thrill show at 8 30 that evening. A we Are returning to our old format of having different show and acts every night of Lair week. Billy Galvin will act a. For the entire week and also perform on his guitar. He is known coast to coast for his great guitar playing and he is a tremendous comedian As Well a or Tyler continued. Seventeen musicians will be featured on monday with count Basie. Together they have appeared All Over tile United states and have gained global recognition. The group has recorded on All tile major labels and has been awarded numerous television awards in 1967. A we were Lucky to Book them this summer a Tyler said a was they Are a1 Leady invoke j a Fox the entire 1968 tile new Christie minstrels will be singing and strumming on their banjos for the tuesday evening show. This group of Young people has gained extreme exposure with their Lively interpretation of today a modern music and Are currently appearing Only in new York state. A Complete red Sullivan show of seven top acts which have All performed on the nationwide television variety program will be seen and heard on wednesday night july to along with the three singing Ames Sisters. The annual firemen a night will also be observed at that time with the yearly firemen a Parade. Sonny James and the Southern nyc project is approved senator Robert Kennedy has announced that die Bureau of work training program under the department of labor has approved a neighbourhood youth corps project sponsored by opportunities for Chenango inc., in Norwich. The project will provide work experience opportunities for 65 students in school 13 out of school and 25 summer enrollees. Total Cost will be $95,54u 01 which the Federal government will provide $74,420. Bernard Brunza will serve As local coordinator for the project. Gentlemen will be on hand both thursday and Friday nights to share with their audiences some o the 13 consecutive number one Aal t hits for which they Are famous. This group was the most requested locally. They have previously appeared at the Illinois and Indiana state l airs on numerous television shows and Are the recipients of three country music association nominations in 1967. In addition Sonny James has formerly been named the Best male vocalist of the year the Best entertainer of the year and been credited for having the Best album of the year. A Rock no Roll band contest will also be a part of the thursday evening entertainment. These groups will come from All Over the state with the contest scheduled for about to . The week Long i air the very first one to open in .s. This year will conclude with the Johnny King a Iii i ii i show on saturday evening. Tuesday and Friday will be children a Days with All rides reduced in Price. A there will be no afternoon performances this year a or. Tyler explained a because the emphasis in one allowing the fair goers to witness the judg mrs in the various departments in the exhibition Halls. Many people work in the afternoons and we will concentrate on Large audiences for the top entertainment each evening. Only on tuesday will a 4-ll Parade and horse show be planned for the afternoon. With More attention Given to the exhibits people Are already writing in for space in the big Hall a he concluded. Or. Tyler will be in Syracuse Jan. 21 23 to preside Over the .s. Lair association meeting in his capacity As president. Fear big plane is Down Battle Mountain Nev. Apr a four engine military transport plane which last radioed it was icing and losing Altitude in a blinding snowstorm was feared Down today in rugged terrain in Northern Nevada. Accounts of the number of persons aboard varied. Buckley air Field in Denver colo., said the plane had 18 men aboard when it took off wednesday but the Pentagon in Washington said the Craft carried 19. The Pilot was flying on instruments in the blizzard when he radioed that his engines were icing 21 to 30 Miles Southwest of the Little cattle and mining town of Battle Mountain. He told the Federal aviation Agency in Salt Lake City a i am losing Altitude at 10,000 feet and at present time unable to maintain 12,000.�?� that was at 1 50 p. In he Wasny to heard from again. Robert Hodges told the Lander county sheriffs office he heard a a Boom and Roar Southeast of his farm 20 to 30 Miles South of Battle Mountain Between 2 and 3 . The Farmer tried to look out in the direction of the noise said sheriff George Schwin but the driving Snow made it impossible to see. Joe Adamson a watchman at the Duval mine about 17 Miles South of Battle Mountain said he heard a plane roaring through the same general area about 1 55 ., Schwin said. A ifs in the it. Moses area a Schwin said. A that part of the country consists of one Valley and two Mountain ranges it is Rocky Hills and the mountains on both sides Are pretty a part of it is a dry Lake. Its sparsely covered with scrub Cedar and Pine. There Are a few ranches Down there but Only four of five in the whole area. And there a a lot of old mines in the Hills and canyons a he said. One Mountain in the area called Needle Peak juts 10,000 feet into the sky. It. Moses stands 8,645 feet. The plane carried an amphibious warfare instruction team based at Quantico a. The group touring Marine bases throughout the country was in route to Seattle Wash. To give its next class. Mission is new York apr Black Power militant ii. Rap Brown took Refuge for nearly six hours in the cuban Mission to the United nations after he and a Rookie patrolman were involved in a shoving incident outside the building. The episode wednesday evening escalated into something of a minor diplomatic incident. The Mission sent a Sharp note to . Secretary general u Thant protesting police a mistreatment and abusive police said the patrolman involved would go into criminal court today seeking a summons charging Brown with just before he left the Mission at 10 45 . For an undisclosed location Brown told newsmen waiting outside that the Days events were the a action of the Gestapo police and a instigated by mayor Lindsay and president american losses 18 killed 50 wounded Saigon apr . And South vietnamese soldiers clashed with Viet Cong and North vietnamese in a Chain of Battles wednesday that stretched from the Northern provinces to the Mekong Delta. Three major engagements were reported. �?. Infantrymen Landing from River assault boats on the Slippery Banks of a Mekong Delta canal ran Headon into a Veteran Viet Cong battalion and killed at least 47 guerrillas in a 10-hour fight that ended Early today. American losses were 18 killed and 50 wounded. A Viet Cong infantrymen charged from behind a mortar barrage and struck hard at the Hilltop bivouac of a South vietnamese battalion in Binh Dinh province 270 Miles above Saigon killing 14 soldiers and to flu closes area schools a reported outbreak of flu has caused three schools in this area to close for the balance of this week. In the Bainbridge Guilford school District More than 300 students and some 20 faculty members were absent wednesday morning at the initial attendance Check according to Otis Needle supervising principal. He added that pupils were being taken Home throughout the Day and he said he dismissed the remainder about 1,-500 students at least until monday so they could a rest at South Otselic and Georgetown schools closed tuesday for the rest of this week. Both Are in the Chenango supervisory District. It was reported that nearly 25 per cent of the school s 450 population was absent monday. Attendance was reported slightly below Normal in some of the area schools for this time of the year. In other districts however wednesdays attendance was reported As higher than the rest of the week. Attendance in Norwich schools was reported slightly below Normal by Agatino j. Natoli superintendent who said it had not been determined whether the cause was flu. But the percentage of absenteeism is not Large he said. Ammunition bearers and wounding 30 soldiers. A government spokesman said 23 guerrillas were killed and two were captured. . Air cavalrymen fighting under the Banner of the Ameri Cal division reported killing 28 North vietnamese regulars and said 14 of their own men were wounded in a four hour fight in the que son Valley 370 Miles Northeast of Saigon. Only three of the wounded americans had to be evacuated. The continuing intense fighting that erupted after the new years truce and the aggressive tactics of the communist forces were reflected in the . Commands weekly report of casualties. An american spokesman confirmed the South vietnamese commands report the Day before that 2,868 of the enemy were killed last week a record for the War. Allied losses were about average 184 americans killed and 1,132 wounded 263 South vietnamese killed 657 wounded and 83 missing 19 soldiers of other Allied forces killed and 36 wounded. In the Mekong Delta Battle wednesday a company of the . 9th infantry divisions riverine Force landed from their armoured Landing Craft and found themselves in the Middle of the crack 261st Viet Cong battalion. While the 150 infantrymen held off More than three times As Many of the enemy the 9th division rushed reinforcements in by helicopter. Gunboats helicopter gunships fighter bombers and artillery hammered the Viet Cong positions in the canal laced Rice paddies 54 Miles Southwest of Saigon. Shortly after Midnight the enemy battalion broke Contact and slipped away. The . Infantrymen found 26 enemy let Odies and then in a sweep beyond the Battlefield today found 21 More bodies in new Graves. In the attack on the South vietnamese battalion in Binh Dinh province enemy gunners lashed the government troops with mortars and rockets. Then the communist infantrymen attacked. . 1st air cavalry units operating in the Bong son Valley rushed rocket firing helicopters South to Aid the 400 government troops and the guerrillas broke Contact before Dawn. Refuge for Brown a it is an action to crush dissent a he charged. A we came in As guests arid we serve notice again that if White people Are going to play nazis Black folks ainu to going to play the cuban . Delegation said that upon instructions from its government it a denounced to the United nations the Fla Grant violation of the territorial integrity of cuban soil by the american the statement signed by Jesus Jimenez charge do affaires of the delegation called on Thant to intervene in the affair and denied that Brown and his aide Robert Smith were Given Asylum. A both guests were forced to go Back to the cuban Mission in View of the violent aggression and the threatening action of the american police a the statement said. The incident began when Brown 24-year-old Leader of the student nonviolent coordinating committee and Smith left the Mission about 5 . Brown said he had been there for an interview. Patrolman Richard Gleason on routine guard duty at the Mission was warming himself in the Vestibule an accepted practice police said. His partner patrolman Alfred Smith remained outside. Police capt. William lakes Man said Brown in passing pushed Gleason who then Fol Lowed the two negroes to the Street. Brown was carrying a package and Gleason asked what it contained. A Why done to you mind your own business and go away a Brown was quoted by Gleason As replying. Gleason said a shoving match ensued As he tried to take Brown and Smith into custody. Instead they went Back inside the Mission while an armed Mission guard held the door open. Senior citizens club formed Board of officers of the club in new Berlin. Seated front Gracyalny Anne Ackerman Back newly organized senior citizens Row mrs. Violas Comoe flank Row Herbert Coman Helen med Bury and Hubert Holdridge. New Berlin a the newly organized senior citizens club of new Berlin held its third meet ing wednesday in the Parish House of St. Andrew Church. Senior citizens from Sherburne Mcdonough Edmeston South and West Burlington attended. Mrs. Viola Slocombe mrs. Dora Matteson and mrs. Ione Ackerman were the organizers of the club and its officers elected at a recent Board of officers meeting held at the Home of Frank Gracyalny president include mrs Slocombe vice pres ident Anne Ackerman Secretary Helen Medbury assistant Secretary Herbert Coman trea surer and Hubert Holdridge assistant treasurer. At the meeting mrs. Slocombe read a draft of a letter which later was directed to be sent to Reginald o. Brown office of the aging new York state education department . The letter tells of the organization its officers and its Aims and asks for advice about receiving recognition and assistance in planning trips. After a pot Luck luncheon yes. Ter Day at which about 40 attended a Short business meeting was held. The following committee chair men were named historian one Ackerman publicity Dora mat. Teson programs Helen Wood. Ruff membership Helen Ace. Nowr transportation Willis so. Combe Sunshine Ina Greene birthday and anniversaries Irene Genung and Ruth Tuttle trips Viola Slocombe and there will be volunteers each month for registration. Today a chuckle discouragement seeing the Secretary Yawn Over one of your Snappy letters
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