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Norwich Evening Sun (Newspaper) - July 2, 1968, Norwich, New York
The e vening Oun vol. 78, no. 66 tuesday july 2, 1968 Norwich new York 13815 10c per cop court Grants extradition of Ray another Airliner hijacked Miami Fla. Apr a Northwest airlines jetliner hijacked Over Florida monday returned from Cuba Early today but its 87 passengers remained stranded in Havana. A Federal official at Miami International Airport said the Crew told him that a cuban aviation official said it would be unsafe for the three engine Jet to take off from the Short runway with its passengers. The official said a charter dc7b four engine plane from Airlift International would go to Cuba later today to return the passengers. A supervisor at Airlift s flight control Howard Farrington said a second Section had been ordered at 3 . Today but to Paradero the cuban City 90 Miles East of Havana that is the exit Point for thousands of sex Ilies. Two flights a Day paid for by the United states govern ment bring the exiles from Paradero to Miami. Minutes later Havana radio monitored in Miami said i it americans would on flown to Miami from Paradero. The Federal official said Crew members of the Northwest Jet were undergoing questioning by the Fri. The official said the Man who Heads the cuban equivalent of the Federal Avia Tion administration a the he i Nan there a said due in the a Load foe or Ltd the air plane and he Short runway there ii vis the plane was the second american Airliner Iii jacked to Cuba in 48 hours the seventh Airliner taken to Havana this year. Kenneth Biaggi spokesman for the airline said the plane returned with Only its seven member Crew. He said he did not know Why the passengers remained in Havana. The plane left Cuba at 5 58 ., Edt and touched Down at Miami International Airport 39 minutes later. The 87 air travellers and seven Crew members made the unscheduled journey to Havana after a first class passenger on the Northwest airlines Jet pulled a gun during the plane s a. Proach to Miami and ordered the Pilot to continue South. Paul Boatman Federal Avia Tion administration regional official said that when the Hijacker first commandeered the plane he ordered the Pilot to request nonstop clearance for Miami. A then he came Back a few moments later and said a make that Havana a a Boatman said. George Prellezo cuban born Pilot of the pirated Southeast flight was jailed in Havana and a spokesman for the Fidel Castro government said he would be tried a was an enemy of the the two latest cases were the sixth and seventh hijacking of commercial airlines since the first of the year. No one was harmed or detained in the earlier hijackings. Gis plane still held by soviets Washington apr there were no signs today that the soviet Union plans the Quick release of a . Airliner that was forced to land by russian migs during a troop carrying flight to Vietnam. The state department said monday that soviet Premier Alexei Kosygin told . Ambas Sador Llewellyn Thompson in Moscow merely that the matter was under investigation. He gave a no assurances of prompt return of the plane or the 229 persons aboard the state department said. The aircraft a dc8 chartered by the military from Seaboard world airlines was carrying 212 Vietnam bound servicemen and a Crew of 17, when the soviet fighter planes forced it to land sunday on inter up Island in the Pacific Kurile Chain. Weather fair tonight and wednesday Low temperatures tonight in the upper 50s and Low 60s highs on wednesday mostly in the 80s. Winds from the Southwest. Accused Slayer to Appeal ruling life a a laugh for a Coconut a three year old son of a Coco a the circus Clown. Just to prove he s a Chip Oft the old Block. Assist from dad. Dons oversized shoes make up and wig to become a pint sized version of his father. Looks As though life is g laughs for him and Many Many others. Coconut a with an going to be a lot of soviet Olive Branch could contain some prickly thorns 1552 s hit vie again North i area by William l. Ryan the soviet Union has extended to the United states what looks on the surface like an Olive Branch but it May have some prickly thorns. Moscow has held out to Washington a possibility of agreement to Stop what has been called the mad escalation of nuclear weaponry. The United states is jumping at the Chance to make some Progress in this Field. Progress May be possible just As it was possible to limit nuclear testing and to achieve a nuclear nonproliferation treaty. There Are huge prospective benefits for both sides in a new agreement. At the same time the context in which the offer was extended by Moscow suggests a sort of defensive peace offensive with a numer of facets and objectives. One objective could be to increase pressure on the americans to make concessions in Vietnam. Another could be to place the United states before world opinion in the role of the main obstacle to a secure peace. Yet another could be to divert attention from communist ruled Eastern Europe about which Moscow from its Many pronouncements on the subject seems enormously worried. The United states probably will examine All possibilities while going ahead with the talks on the theory that the soviet Union has much to gain in scaling Down the astronomical costs of the nuclear weapons race. It May take time and much talk to achieve a new agreement but if both sides want one it Likely will be considered Well Worth the Effort. The Shoals ahead Are clearly visible. The offer of talks on any or All aspects of disarmament was put Forward last week by foreign minister Andrei a. Gromyko in a policy review. He blamed the worlds troubles on the United states and the West and implied Advance condemnation of the americans should efforts at agreement fail. A experience shows a said Gromyko a that without a Reso Lute and constant exposure of the policy that implants militarism it is impossible to count on the governments of capitalist Powers agreeing to the solution of pressing problems and especially this suggested a certain amount of Kremlin Faith in the propaganda value of the proposals which have an attractive sound to a world living in fear. Gromyko also proposed a a pop. Ular movement in the world to a compel the opponents of disarmament to Retreat before the voice of the Gromyko told the soviet parliament that better .-soviet relations depend on the United states. He pointed to Vietnam As the big obstacle. He in weighed at length against West German a a militarism and israeli he also put Forward the offer of talks in the context of an eight year old Moscow blockbuster pro Diosal for a general and Complete disarmament a shrugged off by the West As unworkable and designed for propaganda Pur poses. On monday at the signing of the treaty to Check the spread of nuclear weapons Premier Alexei n. Kosygin proposed disarmament talks to include limiting nuclear weapons and Means of delivery. Like Gromyko kit it Saygin attacked the United states on the Vietnam Issue. He con. Tended that Vietnam proved the need to eliminate All foreign military bases and that . Accidents had proved the need to restrict flights of nuclear armed aircraft. As Gromyko had done Kosygin assailed Israel and suggested that restrictions on the race there could be considered a Only subject to the elimination of the consequences of israeli aggression and withdrawal of Israel from All Arab territories occupied last year. Kosygin came up with a detailed omnibus disarmament proposal amalgamating soviet proposals of the last two dec Ades and adding others including one to ban underground nuclear testing. That would make prohibition of testing Complete. The 1963 agreement bans tests in space in the air or under the sea. France and China do not subscribe to this. The offer of talks comes at a time when conversations Are going on slowly in Paris Between the americans and North vietnamese. If added pressure were brought to Bear on Washington to make concessions there Moscow could figure to make Points with its Southeast asian ally. Moscow a unremitting attack.-. On West Germany suggest an Effort to isolate that country from the United states As much As possible perhaps to raise suspicions that deals will be made at its expense. One might say that Moscow is taking a similar risk of arousing red chinese suspicions. Humphrey Calls for City Aid Cleveland a vice president Hubert a Humphrey proposed today that the Federal government underwrite a loan program to save and perfect the nations cities. The vice president advocated the creation of a National Urban development Bank supported mainly by nongovernmental funds to finance projects Wespe Dally but not exclusively in the inner Humphrey campaigning for the democratic presidential nomination outlined the propos-a1 As part of a a a Marshall plan for american cities in a speech prepared for the Cit club. Starting with an initial appropriation of Federal funds the Bank would finance its operations by sales of federally guaranteed Bonds to private investors Humphrey said. It also would charter regional Banks to finance development of specific metropolitan areas. He said the Banks would fund nonprofit neighbourhood develop ment corporations guarantee Loans for inner City and metropolitan development offer Loans to inner City Small business men and fund housing developments. By establishing the Bank with an assured source of funds Humphrey said Long Range planning would be facilitated and encouraged instead of being a inhibited by the uncertainties of the annual appropriations he earlier had presented proposals to Deal with civil disorders and to expand Federal education programs. Before the speech Humphrey planned to visit Antipoverty projects including a Job program for the City a Spanish american population and a Community clean up program employing some 400 Young people. As he did with education last week Humphrey proposed that the needs of the nations Cit it be financed with some of the additional billions of dollars to be raised under present taxes because of economic expansion and with funds that will become available with the end of the Vietnam War. He emphasized that coordinated Urban development pro Grams a will Cost Money a great Deal of while he gave no exact figure for the size of the Urban development Bank he said a we Are talking Here about billions of dollars each he said a this is essentially a program for Federal underwriting of Loans a then added a this is even More essentially a proposal to commit ourselves As a country to paying whatever is the Cost not just of saving but of perfecting our the vice president flew Here monday from Minneapolis with Cleveland mayor Carl b. Stokes who had joined earlier in the Day in announcement of a mayors committee to boost Humphrey a candidacy. Saigon a . Air Force b52 bombers attacked the southernmost part of North Vietnam with the heaviest saturation raids of the War monday and today. Wave after wave of americans biggest bombers�?75 planes in All flying from bases in Okinawa Thailand and Guam unleashed More than four million pounds of explosives on enemy targets just above South Vietnam a Border. Each b52 carried about 54,000 pounds of 500-and 750-Pound bombs. Nine missions of five planes each hit just inside North Viet Nam. Another six missions struck the Northern half of the demilitarized zone. The main targets were North vietnamese storage areas caves bunkers and artillery Sites. One was to wipe out enemy big guns that have been steadily hammering . Combat bases and Supply lines just below the Eastern flank of the Doz and firing at Allied warships offshore. Another objective was to Stern the increasing flow of War materials to enemy troops in South Vietnam. Such heavy b52 strikes sometimes have signalled a massive american ground sweep. It is most unlikely that american troops plan a sweep into the Northern half of the Doz or above it. But the b52s could be softening up the enemy a artillery to limit their reaction to other . Offensives along the Frontier. . Sources said the storage areas caves and bunkers Supply both North vietnamese infiltrators headed South. London apr a British court today granted extradition of James Earl Ray. Wanted in the United states As the accused Assassin of or. Martin Luther King or. The extradition order was granted by chief magistrate Frank Milton. Legal sources said Ray would Appeal the decision. Hie magistrate granted Ray Legal Aid to pursue his Appeal in a higher court within the required 15-Day deadline. Ray received the magistrate s decision without any outward show of emotion. He was immediately led from court still surrounded by a cordon of Scotland Yard detectives and taken Back to his Maxi Nim Security jail at Wandsworth prison in South London. A there is not a shred of Evi Deuce to show that the murder took place to further the ends of a larger David Cal cutt a British lawyer representing the . Government told London a chief magistrate Frank Milton. A there is nothing to show that tins shooting was done to further the cause of he coloured Calcutt continued. A there was no conspiracy. No other Man or other body was involved. A there have been undertones that this might be so bul the eve id ence before this court joints to a Lone assassination for private Calcutt addressed tile court after Ray s British attorney Roger Frisby told the i nags trate that whoever killed King did not do it on personal grounds but because he disapproved of the Type of activity King was conduct tug. Shortly after the court adjourned for lunch Ray returned to make an unexpected statement. Sandwiched Between two Beemen he told the magistrate a i done to want to repeat myself. I would Uke to take the Opportunity to object to or. Butlers detective chief supt. Thomas Butler of Scotland Yard had testified last week that when accused Ray collapsed on a seat in his cell crying a ooh god. I feel so Ray quickly dented he Ever said it and he made a further denial today a especially in View of the fact that this Case will probably tie Given wide publicity in the United states especially in the so called Liberal press a a i would urge this court to take in the totality of the circumstances a Ray said. A one that i did not sign any kind of statement whatsoever and also the fact that i said i did not want to have conversation with anybody connected with the United states Justice department. A one other thing i object to in a sure to is not connected with the Case. I believe there is a connection Between this hearing and the trial in the states. Shortly after i was arrested by the British authorities i engaged an attorney in the United states or. Arthur Lianes of Birmingham Ala. A the subsequently made a trip to consult with me. This was opposed by the Home Secretary James Callaghan and i made an application to the Home Secretary and i received no answer. A i then wrote to or. Edward Heath conservative opposition Leader and i was informed by the governor of Wandsworth prison that this was not permissible and that tie would Forward the letter to or. Callaghan. Evidently the Home Secretary would decide whether or. Heath would be permitted to read the letter. A i think that in View of the seriousness of this Case. I should have had a Little More Freedom to write and visit people in the circumstances. That is All i have to say and i would like to thank the Ray was then taken Back to the cells adjoining the court. Eris by made his statement at the second session in the Bow Street magistrate s court on the . Government s application for Ray s extradition. Ray at the first hearing last week denied that he killed King or even knew him. Persons accused of political crimes Are not subject to extradition under the treaty Between Britain and the United states. The United states has also asked for Ray s extradition As an escaped convict from the Missouri s ate Penitentiary. Young turks quit moderate Ina act Washington apr the a Young turks militants whose aggressive demands nearly broke up the National Assoc a. Tion for tile advancement of coloured people s annual convention this past week Are walking out of that moderate civil rights or Gan Ion. They Hope to forge a new link Between themselves tile con. Gress of racial Equality the Southern Christian leadership conference and the student nonviolent coordinating Corn Mittee. A act leaders an probably relieved to see them go. The leaders weren to worried about the perennial militant threat to their control. Despite loud boasts tile Young turks failed this year for the fourth straight time to get any of their resolutions close to a passing one Foh tue Mikos Birds and released them in an Effort to Cut Down Pigeon population Iii a Tokyo Park attendants snared 2im of the at a Distant site. Authorities try to limit the Parks pigeons to i too. Vote. But a act leaders who have a deep Faith Iii orderly procedure were aghast at Hay my to Call Atlantic City police onto their convention floor to end a noisy scuffling demonstration. That was also the act that triggered the walkout of Nill Tauts who say the convention tolerated worse disruptions when staged by Friendly Dele. Gates. The first to leave was or. Pm Gene t. Reed an a act Board of directors member for the past five years who revealed his resignation monday with a blast at the a Snaz like atmosphere of Stro Garm techniques. At the convention. Or. Reed an Amityville n.y., dentist and a two time past president of the new York state coherence of branches has Long argued that the a acpt a emphasis on bringing negroes into the existing Ameri. Can social system is behind the times. A you and the Board of directors a he telegraphed executive director Roy Wilkins a not Only demonstrated this past week an unwillingness to change but that you Are willing to use any and All Means to keep the Asso elation from being relevant to Hie Many problems of Black monday afternoon Chester Lewis a Well to do Wichita kan., attorney who succeeded Reed As Leader of the militant faction said he would resign As Branch president and Legal counsel. Today s chuckle the human brain is like a freight car guaranteed to have a certain capacity but often running empty
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