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Norwich Evening Sun (Newspaper) - January 23, 1968, Norwich, New York
The weather mostly Cloudy and a lit. Tie colder tonight and wednesday with periods of Snow or flurries Likely. Low tem. Pera Tures tonight in the up per teens and 20s highs wednesday 25 to 30. The e vening Chenango county s daily newspaper in Sun spots Benenati is new pres ident of the Myca Page 3 c amp u communications corp. And subsidiaries elect Page 5 175th anniversary Stock Sale begins at Sherburne Page 3 vol. 77, no. 218 tuesday january 23, 168 Norwich . 13815 8� per cop search Polar darkness for bombs state nation world bulletin Washington a the Pentagon said today a . Patrol boat was surrounded by North korean patrol boats and captured in International Waters in the sea of Japan late monday. The Pentagon said the . Vessel the . Pueblo a Navy intelligence auxiliary ship was boarded by an armed party some 25 Miles from the Mainland of North Korea. There were 83 men including six officers 75 enlisted men and two civilians aboard the Pueblo the defense department said. More taxes needed Ackley Washington a the nations Economy already enjoying almost seven consecutive years without a recession is now clicking off the biggest Dollar Advance in its history says the governments chief economist. But Gardner Ackley outgoing chairman of the Council of economic advisers added monday he Isnit Overly Happy about it. In a preview of the councils economic report scheduled for submission to Congress later this month Ackley said the nations Gross National product this year should increase by a record $61 billion Over 1967. This would mean a Gnu for 1968 As a whole of $846 billion or about 7.75 per cent above last year. Gnu is the Balue of All goods and services produced in the Economy and is the broadest yardstick of economic activity. But Ackley told the House ways and Means committee Congress must raise taxes to get the nation moving toward better balance and stable prices. Burke says no tax Washington a a Massachusetts Democrat on the House ways and Means committee says president Johnson will get his proposed tax hike at least two months late if he gets it at All. And rep. James a. Burke told administration witnesses monday a a you a better put in a few sweeteners to have any Chance at Burke gave a frankly political analysis of the Outlook to Secretary of the Treasury Henry h. Fowler budget director Charles l. Schultze and other spokesmen for the proposed to per cent income tax surcharge. He said an increase next year would come on top of a hike in the social Security tax already in effect and a when you Cut a Many a pay twice in one year look fair prices going up Syracuse . Apr come be to the fair but expect to pay a higher admission Price the or of ident of the state association of agricultural fairs advises. Lea Tyler of Norwich association president and manager of the Chenango county fair and manager of the Chenango county fair said monday most of the states 46 county fairs would have to increase admission fees this year to meet rising costs. He commented in an address at the associations 80th annual convention. About 400 persons Are attending the two Day meeting. Tyler said the Price hike would be accompanied by improved exhibits and expanded advertising aimed at attracting More fair goers. Len Tyler asks intervention Washington a Congress members from the nations Copper producing states urge president Johnson to use muscle with some favouring the Taft Hartley act to end the 6 1/2 month old Copper strike that has idled 60,000 workers. Under Taft Hartley the president May seek a court injunction temporarily halting the strike for 80 Days. If the court orders the Cooling off period a presidential fact finding panel is created to study the dispute and offer recommendations for its solution. Sen. Wallace f. Bennett r Utah said in a speech prepared for Senate delivery today that the strike is As much a National emergency As past situations in which Taft Hartley was invoked. Swim Champion Dies Honolulu a Duke Kahanamoku olympic swimming Champion sheriff movie actor and to Many the Symbol of Hawaii is dead at 77. Sports writers dubbed him a the Bronze Duke of Waikiki for his prowess As a sprint swimmer in olympic games from 1912 to 1928. A i started swimming before i can remember a Duke said once. He retained his powerful physique 6 foot-1, 200 pounds and with Long Iron Gray hair Cut an impressive figure in later years As Honolulu a greeter. Duke collapsed at the Waikiki yacht club monday and died in Kaiser Hospital an hour later. Doctors blamed heart disease. Market report at 1120 a.m., Continental Telephone corp. Was 27% open and High 27% Low and last Norwich Pha Macal co. 44% open and High 44% Low and last . Grant 32% open Low and last 33 High Montgomery wards 24 open and High 23% Low and last he. Fishman no sales previous close 12%. Over the counter general Laboratory associates 16 bid 17v2 asked Jerrold corp. Taco 36 bid 37 asked mid states raceway 7% bid 8 asked Raymond corp. 31 bid 32% asked Victory markets 9 bid. 9% asked Teize Chemi. Cals 2812 bid 29% asked Gladding corp. 13% bid 14% asked National Bank and Trust a Quot. Of Norwich 54 bid Che. Nango county National Bank of Norwich 300 bid. Today around the a around the around the Gardner lottery Issue is a kill or cure four Hydrogen bombs lost in fiery crash of b52 bomber Frank Benenati is y president Myca elects fran Benenati seated Center is the new president of Norwich y .m.c. A., elected at the y annual meeting monday night. Seated at left is Robert Powers first vice president and right James Heotis second Sun staff photo vice president. Standing left to right Are Odeon Blaisdell outgoing president l. Forrest Hotchkin treasurer John b. Turner sr., trustee and mrs. George of Bleness Secretary. Story on Page 3. Reinforcements Are rushed to Saigon apr South Viet namese troops and civilians pulled out of a second District town in the inflamed Khe Sanh Valley monday As the . Com. Mand rushed thousands of reinforcements to South Vietnam a threatened Northern sector. More than 3,000 helicopter borne infantrymen from the . 1st air cavalry division were moved up the line Avail Able As backup troops should they be needed anywhere along the front. A battalion of . Marines was rushed to the Khe Sanh combat base to bolster three other battalions there. South vietnamese military Headquarters said about 200 Mill. Tiamen accompanied by an in. Known number of civilians had been withdrawn from the Dis. Strict town of Huong Hoa nearly two Miles Southeast of the town of Khe Sanh. Government forces abandoned Huong Hoa after three Days of communist attack in which the militiamen claimed 250 enemy troops were killed at a Cost of 18 vietnamese dead and 53 wounded. Three combined action platoons of . Marines and South vietnamese militiamen similarly abandoned the town of Khe Sanh monday withdrawing to the Marine combat base three Miles North of the town. They were followed by 1,112 of tile towns 10,000 civilians and these refugees were shuttled on to Danang. Both Khe Sanh and Huong Hoa had been considered techno. Cully secure under the govern mentus pacification program but their Semi isolated position and their proximity to the North. Era Frontier placed them in the a a cd category on the . Mis. Sion a a to a scale of rating How secure an area is. A b or c hamlets Are considered secure d and e contested. Associated press correspond ent Robert it oilman reported from the Khe Sanh base Attiat . Marine commanders feared the Small Allied Force in the town of Khe Sanh could not hold out against another North Sanh vietnamese attack. That apparently was also the reason for the withdrawal from Huong Hoa. The . Command said it had received no report of any significant action at Khe Sanh today but the Marine observe. Tion Post on Hill 861, one of three strategic peaks overlooking the Northwest approaches to South Vietnam had come under Light sporadic shelling. Washington apr searchers using dogsled and helicopters continue Hunting in the icy Polar darkness seven Miles off Thule Greenland for perhaps As Many As four . Hydrogen bombs lost in the fiery crash of a b52 bomber. The Pentagon would not say How Many nuclear bombs were aboard the plane when it crashed sunday. But sources said they were probably four of the 1.1 megaton Type with a to Tai explosive Force equivalent to More than 4.4 million tons of dynamite a Force thousands of times greater than that which incinerated Hiroshima in world War in a megaton is equal to i million tons of dynamite. The Hiro. Shima bomb packed the Force of 20,000 tons of dynamite. The Pentagon said the devices weren to armed a so there is no danger of a nuclear explosion at the crash in its Brief statement the defense depart ment did not speculate on chances of recovering the bombs but other sources said recovery was doubtful. Denmark which owns Green land asked the United states for an explanation of the Inci Dent. Denmark forbids flights of planes bearing nuclear bombs Over her territory. But prime minister Jens Otto Krag said it was impossible to prevent Emer gency landings such As the plane was attempting when it hurled into the thick ice of North Star Bay. In Copenhagen Danes staged a protest demonstration at the . Embassy. The soviet news Agency Tass said in Moscow the crash was a a dangerous one crewman was killed in the Cra Slu six others parachuted to safety. Searchers worked with Light provided by flares in tempera Tures Well below Zero and Siead de across the ice six to nine feet thick in the Bay where some wreckage had been sighted. But tile Pentagon said other parts of the plane heated in the fire of the crash a May have burned into or through the ice and disappeared in the 800-foot water depth to the sea floor. The $10 million plane based at the Plattsburgh . Air Force base 2,000 Miles away was on patrol duty that is part of the continuing . Bomber flights along the Northern route in readiness for possible War. The crash site is in Northwest Greenland a desolate area which has no sunlight most of the Day. It is Home for three or four Hundred eskimos who live by Hunting Polar bears and Walrus. There Are a Hospital and some other facilities at Thule manned by Danes. The surviving airmen were taken to the Hospital at . Air Force base also at Thule. The plane had been trying to reach the base when it crashed. Spain still unhappy Madrid apr two years ago on Jan. 17, 1966, another . Air Force b52 crashed near the Spanish Village of Palo mares and scattered four Hydro Gen bombs around the area. The fishermen and Farmers in that area of Southern Spain Are still filing lawsuits and saying Nasty things about the United states. The air Force has paid $660,000 on 520 of the claims and turned Down 94. Two Are pending. Seventeen other claimants were offered a total of $10,580 and turned it Down they wanted $157,136. Threats of lawsuits still keep claims commission 21 in exist ence. The spaniards and their lawyers Call Uncle Sam a Scrooge. On the anniversary of the col. Vision Between the b52 and a Tanker plane a Palomares Resi. Dent said of a memorial mass a the mass will be to thank the lord who has been More Gener. Ous with us than the Ameri. two of the four bombs spilled radioactive material. Residents were Panicky and though no cases of personal harm have been proved some still Are fear Ful the Spanish government barred the strategic air com. Mand b52s from flying Over Spain. Lunar module apparent Success Cape Kennedy Fla. Apr the spacecraft built to set americans on the Moon lunar module in per. Formed so gracefully in Mon Days Maiden flight that the next one launched probably will be used by men top space Agency officials said today. A this was a remarkably Good next step on tile Way to the Moon a said or. George Mueller after the debut trip of the last piece of hardware to be Quali. Fied for the lunar journey. Mueller is the National aeronautics and space Nistra. Tion s associate administrator for manned spaceflight. Mueller and his colleagues were so pleased that they All but ruled out a proposed duplicate test in late Spring opening the Way for Apollo astronauts to use the next lunar module in a deep spac1 exercise Early in 1969, year of the Moon. The , 52.minute flight monday was flawed Only by an abbreviated firing of the rocket to be used to make a Gen. Tie Moon Landing. As the orbiting Moo ship coasted Over the Indian Ocean that engine started up. But a Touchy computer aboard sensed Low fuel pressure and shut it off. Mueller said an astronaut in the ship could have whipped the problem in no time Flat. A Munfor. Tuna Ely there Wasny to a Man there a he said. At the manned spacecraft Center in Houston controllers reached for an anthology of emergency Mission plans for a trip the space Agency warned in Advance was too risky to follow a rigid course. The alternate scheme they chose was based on an old and less ambitious flight plan but was an initiation Tough enough to qualify the ship for Astro naut s. On the second try the Back Down engine performed at full thrust and then at to per cent of full thrust exactly As control lers told it to. The change of plan ruled out a test of How it would work at thrust rates in be. Tween. Then in the most crucial checkout the Craft s getaway engine began firing while the descent rocket still burned. This a fire in the Hole test duplicate. De the procedure astronauts would follow in lifting away from a potentially hazardous la. Nar touchdown. The lunar mod. Ule passed it perfectly. The . Air Force hauled away 17,000 tons of soil which might have been contaminated replanted crops or paid for them replaced the topsoil and compensated fishermen who stayed ashore while the Hunt went on for a bomb that landed in the Mediterranean. But fal lout of other kinds continues. Raider is killed Seoul apr South korean troops killed a sixth member of a North korean assassination team today and a South korean Soldier was killed monday night in two of several shooting in. Counters As the communists tried to elude pursuers. The said the communist infiltrator was found fleeing North along a Mountain Ridge to Miles Northwest of Seoul and was shot by South korean sol Diers. A sub machine gun was found near his body. The joint anti espionage operations Headquarters announced that a North korean agent sur rendered to authorities of the . 2nd division monday night but the . Army would neither confirm nor deny the report. It was not known whether the Man belonged to the terror group that raided Seoul sunday night. South korean units captured another North korean earlier who said the raids purpose was to kill president Chung Hee Park and other High officials. The government announced that the 7 . To 6 . Curfew already in effect for three coun. Ties and one City North of Seoul was extended to three other counties Northeast of Seoul this evening. The curfew is designed to help government units spot members of the assassination team trying to flee under cover of darkness. The 31.Man team slipped into Seoul sunday night and shot it out with South korean police near Parks residence. They killed one police officer and five civilians and a sixth civilian wounded in the shooting died monday. Five of the North korean infiltrators were also killed. Betrothed Are Denmark a Princess Benedikte and Prince Richard Zug Sayn Wittgenstein. Two Hundred guests from All Over Europe Are expected for the feb. 3 wedding. Albany . Apr the new York state lottery was at a Crossroads today As Deinora. Tic and Republican leaders of the legislature agreed that the time has come to cure its ills or kill it. These assessments were made independently by Assem. Bly speaker Anthony j. Travia the Legislatures ranking demo Erat and his gop counterpart Senate majority Leader Earl w. Brydges. Brydges said monday he be. Lived the legislature should give serious thought to junking the lottery because it has produced far less Revenue than its advocates expected. Travia told the associated press today that he agreed the lottery either should be made a worthwhile Enterprise or aban. Done altogether. But Travia said he favored giving the lottery one More Chance. A we ought to do everything we can to get the most Money we can for education out of the lottery a he said. A then if that still does no to help we can make our final Brydges a longtime opponent of the lottery concept of raising Revenue and Travia who Origi Nally supported the idea com. Rented in response to questions about gov. Rockefeller a plan for expanding ticket outlets in an Effort to boost ticket sales. Brydges said he had not made up his mind but indicated that he leaned toward killing off the lottery. A i never wanted it and always opposed it a he said. A i think now when it is a relatively in significant part of our total Revenue maybe this is the time to decide whether you want to get rid of since the lottery began last june sales of the $1 tickets have fallen More than $20 Mil. Lion a month Short of the $30. Million monthly Gross predicted by state tax officials. The Revenue yield for Educa. Tion is estimated at Only $10 million in the current fiscal year. Rockefeller Hopes to raise this to $45 million in fiscal 1968. 69 by authorizing the state tax commissioner to License a vane. To of new outlets. Currently lottery ticket sales Are restricted to Banks hotels motels and government offices. Tax officials would like to sell them also at such places As us. Per markets Newsstands shop Ping centers and such Public places As Railroad and bus terminals. Discussion of the lottery dominated events on Capitol Hill monday As the legislature re. Convened for a relatively quiet week. The lawmakers largely Are marking time while fiscal experts Analyse the $5.5 billion budget mat Rockefeller submit ted last tuesday. In other developments a Brydges said he doubted the gop a controlled Senate would approve Rockefeller a plan to require registration of rifles and shotguns As a crime control measure. Travia said he favored the governors proposal however contending he saw nothing wrong with the idea. A both houses of the Legisla. Ture passed a Bill that would in. Crease from 5 per cent to 6 per cent the maximum interest rate that new York City May pay on Bond borrowings. Rockefeller a signature on the measure was said to be assured. A Travia reported that he had requested labor mediator Theo. Dore Kheel to make a a thorough examination of the new Tay. Lor Law the statute governing labor relations with Public pm. Ploys. It continues tile old con. Don. Wadi in Laws ban against strikes while establishing new collective bargaining a. Chinery. Various Public employees in. Ions have protested continuance of the strike Baru but Brydges said he was adamantly opposed to relaxing the policy. Today a chuckle you known what happens to Guys who fail their Drivers License tests they become parking lot attendants
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