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Norwich Evening Sun (Newspaper) - July 11, 1968, Norwich, New York
G Sun vol. 78 no. 72 thursday july la 1968 Norwich new York 13815 10� per copy hearings underway on Forras Post Reagan bid plan is denied Sacramento Calif. Apr gov. Ronald Reagan of Cali. Forma plans to announce he will actively seek the Republican nomination for president the Boston Herald traveler said today in a copyright Story. There port was met with a denial by a Reagan aide. Lyn Nofziger the governors communications director said a Titi Tell you positively it Isnit going to he said the Story is a completely without the newspaper said Reagan would announce his candidacy in a nationwide television Broad cast on july 21 and had re. Served air time at a Cost of >300,000. Nofziger said the broadcast time had been reserved but the program would be a film of a speech that Reagan had Given in Indianapolis earlier. He did not give the subject of the speech. Reagan a favorite son candidate has previously said he will become a candidate for presi. Dent the moment his name is placed in nomination at the re publican National convention in August and not before. The Herald traveler Story by James Mahoney said Reagan a announcement would be made the Day he is heading toward Cincinnati for the National gov. Ernora a conference. The newspaper Story said some politicians consider Rea. Gangs entry into the presidential race a the last Hope to Stop the nomination of Richard m. Nix. On a lbs wins House of on housing Washington apr the House has Given president Johnson a solid legislative Victory by passing relatively in. Swathed a $5.4-billion, three year housing Bill. It includes his new program of interest subsidies to help an estimated 500,000 Low income families buy Homes. Proponents especially urged adoption of this measure on the theory it would help stabilize restless commune. Ties by promoting a sense of ownership and Good Upkeep of property. Nearly All efforts to Cut spending authorizations in the Bill were turned Back during three Days of debate in which 5g amendments were considered. One opponent rep. Charles r. Jonas r-n.c., warned col. Leagues that Long Range commit ments in the measure created a potential $50 billion liability for the government Over the next 40 years. Only one major reduction was voted. By 217 to 183 the House reduced the Money authorize. Tion $100 million by knocking out two controversial programs. One would have provided in. Term services S.C. As Street repair temporary playgrounds a d improved trash collection in neighbourhoods scheduled for n Jor rehabilitation. The other a it lid have provided Public to sing projects tenants with co sneling in household and child care and health and jobs. After passing the Bill 295 to 114, the House moved quickly to Send it to conference with the Senate. Traditionally More hos. Potable to housing programs than the House that chamber already has passed a sub Stan. Till it similar Bill. Housing Secretary Robert c. Weaver hailed the House action Sayin that after the conference a we ill have legislation provid. Ing the most comprehensive and specify program Ever adopted by the Congress to improve the Basic iving conditions in this countr a the merest subsidy program is aloud at helping families in the $3,000.$7,000 income t ticket buy houses with mortgage up to $15,000 in most areas $ 7,500 in High Cost areas. Reather Gener. Y fair with some Cloudis i through Friday. Low tei erasures tonight 50 to 55 an highs f riday in the 70s to be 80. Vacancy question first on Agenda they re of to the fair with Snappy step Norwich firemen Parade Down Street during annual firemen a Parade As they played Host wednesday night at annual firemen a night at Chenango count. Fair. Hundreds of Parade goers viewed the 90 minute March fruit the Norwich senior High school to the fair rounds where marchers paraded in review. Story another a Sun photo by Law Luis on Page three Mideast deadlock top Parley topic Stockholm apr the Arab israeli deadlock is expected to be a major topic of talks during the visits beginning today of soviet Premier Alexei Kosygin to Stockholm and . Ambassador George Ball to London. Kosygin coming from talks with egyptian president Gmal Abdel Nasser in Moscow is sex. Petted to Confer saturday with swedish Diplomat Gunnar Jar ring the . Special envoy to the Middle East. Jarring left London wednes. Day night at Odds with British officials Over How to break the Arab israeli deadlock left after the Middle East War of june 1967, in which the israelis Cap. Hired Large pieces of Arab Terr i tory. While Ball is Iii London for two Days of talks with lord car Adon his British counterpart As a chief Delegate to the United nations British officials Are sex. Petted to try to w in his backing for their Middle East ideas. Meanwhile jarring is in Geneva for talks with . Secre. Tary Geneal u Thant before re. Turning to Stockholm this weekend and Nasser is meeting in Yugoslavia with president Tito enemy casualties dip despite step up Saigon apr despite massive Allied manhunt and record air raids around Saigon . Forces and their allies in the Vietnam War killed fewer enemy troops last week than they had any week for a year and a half the . Command reported today. The weekly casualty report reflected a prolonged Lull in the ground War which senior us. Officers blamed on refusal of the enemy to be drawn into combat. There were 961 Viet Cong and \ at Iran getting preserved w Ater Annapolis my. Apr water from Antarctica Snow and ice dating Back to the time Jesus Christ was born is going to be sent to the Vatican. Ice taken from Mcmurdo sound in operation deep freeze and Analysed by scientists of the National science foundation was melted wednesday at the . Naval Academy science Laboratory. Three blocks of ice sections weighed 130 pounds and yielded 15 Gallons of water. A portion of the water will be sent to the Vatican while another portion will be placed in the naval Academy Chapel. Another portion of the water is to be mixed with water from the seven seas at the Academy which is used during a ring dipping Cere Mony by midshipmen. As the ice melted rear adm. James w. Kelly chief of naval chaplains prayed a lord we Are grateful for All you have Given us As we watch the melt ing of Snow that fell the year our lord was born. We know that was a Joyful year. North vietnamese reported killed last week while . Cas. Salties of 198 killed and 1,248 wounded were the second lowest of the year. South vietnamese casualties also were reduced. There was no Lull in the air War however As . Fliers re. Ported their second Mig in two Days shot Down wednesday Over North Vietnam. American pilots also reported destroying or damaging 115 barges and Sam. Pans in the North vietnamese Panhandle. The enemy casualty toll last week was the lowest reported since the week ending Jan. 7, 1967, when the . Command reported 626 Viet Cong and North vietnamese killed. The total of 1,446 americans killed or wounded was the Low. Est since the first week of this year when 184 americans were killed and 1,132 were wounded or a total of 1,316. The 198 americans killed last week were la More than the 187 re. Ported the previous week but the 1,248 wounded last week were far below the 1,928 wounded the week before. The South vietnamese govern meat said 213 of its soldiers were killed and 597 were wounded last week a drop from 273 killed and 856 wounded a week earlier. The weekly report increased total american casualties re. Ported since Jan. I 1961, to 25,752 killed and 160,691 wound. <1. Senior . Officers believe the elusive enemy troops Arete grouping replenishing their equipment and supplies and Tak ing on reinforcements from North Vietnam in preparation for the third major enemy Offen. Sive of the year. Who has put his personal efforts into the quest for a Middle East solution. At the base of the stalemate is Arab insistence on immediate unconditional israeli withdrawal from captured lands and israeli refusal to Budge without direct negotiations with the arabs on a permanent settlement. The soviet approach announced last week Calls for Dis armament in the Middle East accompanied by israeli withdrawal from the occupied Tern. Tories. A communique on Nasser stalks in Moscow indicated disa. Agreement on Arab policy toward Israel but did not specify in what areas. It said soviet Mill. Tary Aid to Egypt will continue. Diplomats in Belgrade cons id. Ered the Nasser Tito Conversa. Tons As important in making up Nasser a mind on what v a de scribed As soviet pressure for a More flexible Arab policy. The sources said Nasser will reply to Moscow a proposals after returning to Cairo. Tit Quot fully sup. Ports the Arab Side but a political rather than military so. Lution to the stalemate. I London aides said British foreign Secretary Michael Stewart in talks with Ball would urge the United states to press on Israel a course of action calling for considerable concessions to the arabs abandonment of israeli insistence on direct negotiations with the arabs a Retreat from israeli insistence on the passage of israeli ships through the sue. Canal a series of piecemeal agree ments on S.C. matters As israe ii withdraw Al from occupied territory refugee resettlement and Border Security. Israeli claims on the whole of Jerusalem regarded As the most difficult sin. Gle problem would be tackled last. A Kosygin jarring meeting in Stockholm has not been publicly announced and would not be part of Kosygin a official activities during his 2 Day visit to the swedish capital but the meeting is considered a certainty. The official portion of Kosygin a visit was viewed in mos. Cow As a Friendly social Call without much policy significance. Red police Belt Wise 2 students Vii Nna apr soviet police have released two amort can students they arrested at the soviet polish Border and accused of trying to smuggle old icons and anti soviet literature out of the soviet Union Stanford University a austrian affiliate reported today. A University spokesman said the two Young californians James Howard Kratzer of Davis and Larry Robert Watson of Northridge Are on their Way Back to Vienna and Are expected to arrive Friday. The . Embassy advised the University of their release the spokesman said. Both Are students at Stanford s austrian division. They were arrested at Brest on the soviet polish Border. Pravda the soviet communist party newspaper said Kratzer obtained the Mai soviet prop Ganda from the chinese Walbas by in Moscow. Washington apr the most immediate threat to sen de confirmation of president Johnson s supreme court nominations appears to be delay with opponents possessing an Arsenal of tactics. The Senate judiciary committee faced the first of these tactics As hearings opened today on the nomination of Abe Fortas to succeed Earl Warren As chief Justice of tile United states. Before it could delve into f or task qualifications however it was confronted with tilt question of whether a vacancy actually exists on the court. The Point was raised by opponents Atter Johnson accepted Warrens retirement effective with approval of a a qualified atty. Gen. Ramsey Clark was called to testify on the question possibly delaying consideration of Fortas background until Fri Day when the committee had hoped to take up tile nomination of Homer Thornberry. Johnson named old Friend Thornberry a judge on the circuit court of appeals in new Orleans to fill the vacancy that would be created by the Elevation of Fortas a supreme court Justice since 1965. Sen. Sam j. Ervin jr., d-n.c., a senior member of the commit tee. Has said Ile will vote against confirmation of Fortas because he feels no vacancy exists. Sen. Strom Thurmond r-s.c., who has vowed an All out fight against the nominations has said he will exercise his right to bar the committee from sitting while the Senate is in session. Thurmond is one of 17 Republican senators spearheading the fight against confirmation. But president Johnson has the Senate cop Leader Everett m. Dirksen of Illinois in his Corner. Of a threatened filibuster Fie. , tile outcome could depend on what Southern democrats do for the most part they have kept their own counsel. Warren told a news conference last Friday that lie will feel obliged to stay on As chief Justice if Fortas is not con. Firmed. Navy tfx called 4a Washington apr the Pentagon spent $216.5 million in six years trying to develop the Navy ski i in fighter plane be. Fore ending a program that one Admiral called a a kind of night the it i in project an attempt to fashion a Carrier plane from the old tfx design was scrapped officially wednesday. The Navy has set out to build a different aircraft. Abandonment of the trouble plagued ii in amounted to a besides tin Ervin and Thurmond Effort other delaying tactics could keep the it nominations bottled up Iii tin1 committee until shortly before the aug. 3 target Date for the adjournment of Congress if opponents make full list of them. Dirksen has discount i d talk of a filibuster and predicted prompt committee approval of the nominations. He is the top Goh member of the committee. Mew greek so. Jaim in. Is so vex a v barn turns into i ii ii Rno futile f Iori co save barn on Aubrey sweep rums of building in which to head of Simpson farm near fist phar Salia is a livestock perished. Story on Page three. Photo ged by these horsemen As smoke and harms by Casey Jones. It Charier checks King a Athens apr Greece a military regime published a proposed new Constitution today drastically cutting Hie Powers of the Monarch and of parliament. The Constitution is to be sub. Fitted to a National referendum sept. I. It is a sweeping revision of a previous draft drawn up by a panel of jurists Anil other in Gal experts. Greece a previous Constitution was discarded by the ruling Junta after the military coup do eat april 21, 1967. Publication of the final draft was postponed several times in the past few weeks reportedly because of serious discord with. Iii the Junta on the monarchy a future role. The military rulers have not forgiven King Constate Tine because he did not support their coup and then tried to overthrow their regime with a counter coup last d e c e it Ber. When it failed the Royal Fain ily fled to Rome. The draft Constitution removes the King s Power to appoint and dismiss premiers a source of frequent clashes be. Tween the Royal House and the political parties Iii the past. Instead the political party that wins a majority Iii Parlia. Ment would name the Premier and the members of his Cabinet would not be drawn from Parlia. Ment. Version Nightmare repudiation of former Secretary of defense Robert s. My. Namarah a thesis that one Basic plane could be made to serve both Hie Navy and the air Force. After All the expenditures and bitter controversy with con. Gress the Navy has five fills a none of which has Ever flown off a Carrier. Six were built but one crashed. The k111d was envisioned As the Navy s answer to the soviet bomber threat against . Air. Craft carriers Iii the 1970s. But under mandate from Mcnamara to build a plane which could share Many of its parts with the air Force equiv. Lent the i 11 a the Navy encountered one technical prob. Lem after another. Weight was one. Navy leaders also acknowledge the i i in has failed to meet several of the original combat specifications. The Cost of the fun in has soared from Mcnamara a orig rial estimate of $2.9 million per plane in 1962 to $11 million each Hamilton gets $2 million gift Clinton . Apr Ham. Ilton College says it has re. Cei Ved the largest bequest from an individual in its history. A $2 million gift from the is. Tate of Henry p. Bristol a Hamilton graduate and trustee was announced wednesday by the Central new York school. Bristol was a former presi Dent of Bristol Myers co. Die school said the Money would be added to the unrestricted endowment fund. Today a chuckle today a artists prove conclusively that nothing in the world is As bad As they be painted it
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