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Norwich Evening Sun (Newspaper) - January 22, 1968, Norwich, New York
The weather Cloudy tonight with flew showers or Snow flurries Likely Low temperatures in the 20s. Variable Cloud iness moderately Windy and colder tuesday with scattered Snow flurries Likely highs in mid 20s to Low 30s. The evening Chenango county s daily newspaper in vol. 77, to. 217 monday january 22, 1968 Norwich . 13815 8c per copy Sun spots Cha Loans $1,250,000 to area farm families Page 5 natural Gas consumption reaches record High Page 5 local 251, ice awaits next step Page 3b52s Pound suspected pc positions state nation world probe leads to arrest new York apr mayor John v. Lindsay says the evidence uncovered by his investigation commissioner led to the firing of former water commissioner James l. Marcus indicted in two separate Kickback scandals. A commissioner Arnold g. Fraiman alone developed enough evidence to advise me to fire him Marcus a Lindsay said sunday. Marcus was indicated by a Federal grand jury with five others in a $40,000 Kickback Case. Marcus also was charged with accepting Money from . Grand inc., which won an a emergency contract to clean out a City Reservoir. Manhattan list. Atty. Frank s. Hogan has charged Marcus in another Case involving kickbacks. Lindsay told a television audience on his new to show a with mayor Lindsay that Fraiman is a under instruction from me to pursue Down to the last thread any innuendo of wrongdoing in City departments. Mayor Lindsay take up tax boost Washington a administration officials face the task of convincing an Economy minded Congress that a proposed spending increase should not stand in the Way of a tax hike. Top officials Are expected to argue today when the House ways and Means committee once More takes up the tax boost proposal that a $10.4 billion spending increase is essentially earmarked for Vietnam and Domestic programs Over which the administration has no control. Secretary of the Treasury Henry h. Fowler and budget director Charles l. Schultze will renew Johnson Scase for a to per cent income tax surcharge before the tax writing committee. Chairman Wilbur d. Mills d ark., has let it be known in Advance however that the committee does not intend to decide on taxes until it has had time to study thoroughly the budget for coming fiscal year beginning july i. Kennedy asks halt in bombing Washington a sen. Robert f. Kennedy has called anew for a halt to . Bombing of North Vietnam a halt military sources contend Hanoi would use for a massive resupply operation. Kennedy the new York Democrat who has opposed aspects of president Johnson a Vietnam policy said sunday the United states should halt the bombing in an Effort to Spur peace talks. Pentagon sources reported meanwhile military officers Are gathering evidence from . Reconnaissance flights that they say suggests North Vietnam plans to take advantage of even a Brief pause in the bombing to resupply hard pressed units in South Vietnam. While Kennedy urged a halt in bombing sen. Gale Mcgee d-wyo., opposed it and argued a we done to dare to go to any conference table strictly on a fishing expedition. That is totally just the two of us Washington apr Michigan gov. George Romney virtually rules out of the race for the Republican presidential nomination anyone but himself and former vice president Richard m. Nixon. A i think the con test is basically going to be Between the two of us a Romney said sunday. He discounted the possibility a late entrant into the gop sweepstakes could take the prize saying a i done to think those who hold Back in the Hopes that lightning will strike will figure in this. They will be too Romney declined to specify pos sible late Blooming candidates but his com ments could have applied to one of his major backers new York gov. Nelson a. Rockefeller. Gov. George Romney Copper refinery closed Baltimore my. A a strike at the Kennicott refining corp. Plant Here has shut Down the largest Copper refinery not previously closed by a nationwide walkout by Copper workers. The newest closing occurred at Midnight saturday. Market report new York apr the Stock Market retreated in heavy trading Early monday in the first of a series of shortened Market sessions. Resuming its decline of last week the Market gave up More ground with losses outnumbering gains by a fairly narrow margin. The Dow Jones Industrial average fell 3.24 to 877.08. The major Stock exchanges reduced the number of trading hours to four from the regular 5% to enable brokerage houses to catch up with a logjam of paperwork in their Back offices caused by extremely Active markets. The shortened sessions will go on for an indefinite period. At 11 10 . Today Continental Telephone corp. Was 28% open and High 28v8 Low and last Norwich Pha Macal co. 44% High Low and last . Grant 33 is open and High 32% Low and last Montgomery wards 25% open and High 24% Low and last . Fishman 12% High Low and last. Over the counter general Laboratory associates 16 bid 17 offered Jerrold corp. Taco 37% bid 38% offered mid states raceway 7% bid 8 offered Raymond corp. 32 bid 32% offered Teize chemicals 27 bid 28 offered Gladding corp. 14% bid 14% offered Victory markets 9 bid 9% offered National Bank and Trust co. Of Norwich 54 bid Chenango co. National Bank of Norwich 300 bid. Rally March planned Casebo Japan apr Rad ical students and other Japa Nese leftists planned More anti american demonstrations today As the nuclear powered . Aircraft Carrier Enterprise prepared to leave Casebo tues. Day. Communists and socialists planned a peaceful rally and March late today near the . Naval base where the 75,000-ton Carrier arrived Friday with the nuclear powered frigate Trux. Ton in route from Hawaii to Vietnam. Since then protesting leftist students have clashed daily with police in Casebo Tokyo and other japanese cities. They claimed that the visits link Japan to the Vietnam War since the ships Are heading there. Demonstrations by older com. Munits and socialists have drawn thousands but have been peaceful. The Enterprise and Truxton Are the first nuclear powered surface warships to visit Japan. . Nuclear submarines have been calling at japanese ports since 1964. The . Defense department said the ships visited Japan to give their Crews Shore leave and to pick up supplies. The daily riots several times delayed the Start of Liberty hours for the sailors but eventually they got into the City and no attacks were made on them personally. Marine skyhawk is downed Pilot saved Saigon apr Waves of big air Force b52 strategic bombers pounded suspected North vietnamese positions in the embattled Khe Sanh Valley monday As fighting died Down to Only a few rounds of enemy mortar fire. The huge eight engine strato. Fortresses struck four times in 24 hours around the big Marine combat base at Khe Sanh that guards the Northwest approaches from the demilitarized zone and Laos into South Vietnam. The bombers dropped their loads of up to 50,000 pounds of explosives each on suspected North vietnamese troop concentrations staging and storage areas in a wide area ranging from three Miles Southeast of Khe Sanh to 15 Miles North of the base. In addition air Force Marine and Navy fighter bombers flew More than 50 strikes sunday in support of hard pressed Allied forces who for two Days beat off brutal mortar artillery and ground assaults. As the . Jets raked communist rocket and mortar Sites North vietnamese gunners zeroed in on a Marine a4 skyhawk and sent it plummeting to the Earth in a Ball of flames the 225th . Plane lost in combat Over South Vietnam. The Pilot parachuted and was rescued. The . Command also announced the loss of two More planes Over North Vietnam bringing the total announced . Combat losses in tile North to 792 planes. All four crewmen were missing. . Headquarters said an air Force f4 Phan Tom went Down due to a Sun making tracks armoured personnel carriers of the Lith cavalry form a Circle in Vietnam reminiscent of covered Wagon Days. The unit camped in a Clearing surrounded by dense Jungle making the protective Man Euver necessary. Known causes in the Southern Panhandle saturday and a Marine a6 intruder also was lost to a unknown causes on Friday. A . Spokesman reported two mortar rounds were fired at the Khe Sanh Camp today Caus ing no casualties but otherwise no fighting had been reported in the Valley since sunday. Military officials ordered newsmen to stay away from the area. But one who did get a glimpse of the main Khe Sanh base associated press photographer Dang Van Phuoc said communist rockets left some Marine bunkers and huts in rubble and smoke blanketed the entire Camp. The Allied Strong Point guards the Northwest approaches to South Vietnam from Laos where the North Viet namese troops Are believed to group up officers in Saigon and Danang reported 15 marines killed and 65 wounded in the fighting saturday and sunday. Lawmakers return to Capitol Albany . Apr should women Ever have to pay Alimony should the state Start a licensing program to Weed out inept or dishonest automobile repairmen these two questions were put to the legislature in Bill form today As the lawmakers turned to the Capitol to begin the third week of the 1968 legislative ses. Sion. One Senate Assembly study committee offered a Bill that would authorize the courts to re quire women a As Well As men a to pay Alimony in divorce cases. Another warmly welcomed gov. Rockefeller a move for an Auto repair licensing Law and announced that All la of its members were sponsoring a measure to that effect today. These were the main Legisla. Tive developments during a rela. Timely quiet weekend at the Capitol. Indications were that there would be Little major action Dur ing the next few Days. It appears that the Legisla. Ture is marking time until deciding what to do about the $5.5-billion budget that Rockefeller submitted last tuesday along with requests for $494 million in tax increases. Legislative fiscal experts Are Analiz ing the document. Meanwhile the joint Legisla. Tive committee on matrimonial and family Laws reported Sun. Day that it would introduce a Bill seeking to change the for men Only concept of Alimony. Chairman Dalwin j. Niles a Republican senator from Johns town said the measure would empower the courts a to direct either party to provide suitably for the support of the other a Sunset in january photo by Bangston Maple in the Sun a january stands tall and silhouetted against Sunset captures the mood of a late a partially overcast sky. Afternoon As the Barren Maple tree first lunar module to be launched today cease fire May be another casualty of Vietnam War Cape Kennedy Fla. Apr the countdown ticked today toward an afternoon launching of americans first lunar mod. Ule an space ship which next year May ferry . Astronauts to the Moon. A powerful 18.story-tall Saturn i rocket was scheduled to blast the unmanned 16-ton veld Cie into Earth orbit. There it is to undertake a series of exact ing tests to determine whether it is designed properly for the critical Job of Landing Astro nauts on tile Moon and lifting them off. The National aeronautics and space administration designate. De the Mission Apollo 5. The flight revives memories of the tragic fire that killed three astronauts during a ground test on an adjoining launch pad a year ago this week. The Saturn i is the same one on which the Apollo i space Craft was perched when it was swept by the deadly flames last Jan. 27. Saigon api a Holiday cease fires seem on their Way to becoming another casualty of the Vietnam War. The South vietnamese govern ment announced sunday it was cutting 12 hours off the 48-hour truce it had ordered next week for tet the lunar new year festival. It was one More example of the growing distaste with which the Saigon government and its allies View the traditional pauses in the fighting. The Allied truce will be the shortest cease fire of the War for tet. Military officials always have opposed the truces on the ground that the communists in variably use the pause in the fighting and especially the halt in the Aerial bombing to shove More men arms and supplies onto the Supply trails to South Vietnam. The military men also Point out that each cease fire has been followed by major Battles proof that the communists use the cease fire periods to resupply and redeploy their forces. Some Large american operations also have come immediately after cease fires leading some observers to draw the same conclusion about the allies. The Allied military commands also say the number of incidents during the cease fires has become so great that during the new year truce there were More casualties than during a Normal two Day period. But the military men have had to Bow to political considerations. There was always Hope that perhaps the truces could be extended and that peace talks might develop now even the civilian officials and diplomats who used to support the cease fires As political necessities refer to them As meaningless. A they have been cease fires in name Only a one american official said recently. Another said the curtailment of the tet truce was a in keeping with the principle that you give the enemy As Little Opportunity to infiltrate men and arms into South Vietnam As the truce period was apparently Cut because captured communist documents showed the enemy planned a massive Effort at tet to strengthen his forces especially in the Northern areas of South Vietnam. The South vietnamese government always the Hawk when it came to cease fires was even More reluctant late last year after the Viet Cong announced in november it would observe three Day cease fires at Christmas and new years and a halt in the fighting at tet. To continue transplant operations Stanford Calif. Apr although Mike Kasperak died on the 15th Day after his diseased heart was replaced his doctor feels transplant operations will be continued. A there was no evidence of rejection of the heart a or. Nor Man e. Shumway told newsmen sunday at Stanford University medical Center. A if the findings of the postmortem Bear this out then we feel we have every basis on which to plan another clinical Kasperak 54, died at 1 43 a. No sunday following kidney failure liver failure and other complications. Success would be a fitting me Morial to the three astronauts who were to have flown the rocket and would be another big step Back on the Long Road to re covery from the fire. The lunar module shaped like a fat Bug with antennae for feelers and portholes for eyes faced its most critical tasks late in the planned 6%-hour Mission. That a when its two main engines descent and ascent were to ignite to simulate lunar operations in the space vacuum. On a lunar Landing Mission three astronauts will ride into or bit about the Moon in the main Apollo spacecraft. Two of the spacemen then will Transfer to an attached lunar module detach it and Fly Down to the Moons surface. The Apollo 5 flight plan called for these engine firings with the first to occur four hours into the flight two descent engine Burns one to simulate the Start of the drop to the Moon the second of assassination plot fails Seoul apr about 30 North koreans invaded Seoul sunday night in a bold attempt to break into the presidential Palace and assassinate High government officials. Six reds and six South koreans were killed by noon today. Police searched for More than 20 North koreans still at Large. It was the first major clash in. Side the capital since the 1953 korean armistice. The fighting began when the communists in civilian garb fatally machine gunned police chief Choi Kyoo Shik when he challenged them less than a mile from the mansion of presi Dent Chung Hee Park. The reds then hurled Gre. Nades at four passenger Quot buses killing three civilians and injuring two others. Two More civil ians were killed in subsequent shootings. Variable thrust to simulate throttling of the engine during the descent. Two ascent engine Burns one to simulate an emergency Situa. Tion in which the astronauts de. Cide to Fly Back to the main Apollo ship without Landing and the second to simulate a Blastoff from the Moon. At the controls will be a com Puter controlled Programmer which flight officials have dubbed a a mechanical there was no plan to recover the lunar module from space. William c. Schneider Apollo Mission director termed the test a difficult one. A this a he said a is the Maiden voyage of a very Complex machine. We cannot be assured in Advance of Success. It is a very Busy Mission with a cer. Tain amount of Schneider said that if the apol. To 5 test proved the capability of the two engines and the separa. Tion of the two engine sections Nasa possibly could eliminate a second unmanned lunar module flight planned in about four months. Bulletin Washington apr a b52 bomber carrying nuclear Wear. On crashed in Greenland Sun. Day the Pentagon announced to. Day. A defense department statement said the atomic devices were unarmed a so that there is no danger of a nuclear expo. Sion at the crash seven crewmen were aboard the air Force b52, and five Are known to have survived. One body had been found and search and Rescue operations Are under Way for the seventh. Today a chuckle the reason a dog is known As Many a Best Friend May be because he never gives and. Vice never tries to borrow Money and has no in Laws. Today around the around the around the
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