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Norwich Evening Sun (Newspaper) - July 26, 1968, Norwich, New York
The e in g s u vol. 78, no. 83friday, july 26, 1968 Norwich new York 13815 10< per copy Lark politics Iii pc terrorists seize Fortas Row Washington a atty. Gen. Ramsey Clark says political partisanship and in some cases opposition to civil rights advances Are the motives behind Many of those who oppose the nomination of Abe Fortas As chief Justice. Clark in an interview also said the slaying of to persons tuesday in a Cleveland negro neighbourhood was a the random act of a handful of very extreme and violent prone militants Quot and not part of a nationwide conspiracy to cause racial unrest. In discussing president Johnson a Nom nation of Fortas to move up on the supreme court from associate Justice to sue need retiring chief Justice Earl Warren Clark said that a quite clearly there is dominant in the opposition a highly partisan sir in that a unfortunate. I done to i Quot i eve a political affiliation sit and enter into the qualification for he added that a those who oppose securing equal rights and civil rights Are opposing the nomination. I would suggest the basis for opposition in truth is their opposition to the very great advances that have been made in civil rights under Clark also defended the Justice departments stand in writing a controversial me Moran Durn to the Senate judiciary committee praising Fortas. The department was criticized by opponents of the nomination of trying to propagandize the committee by the memo. Sen. Philip a. Hart d-mich., said he requested the memo. Clark said the department always has St ported administration nominees for judicial a. Ointments. He cited atty. Gen. Nicholas Katzenbach a testimony in support of the nomination of former Mississippi gov. John d. Coleman to the Federal Bench. He said those who have made the memorandum an Issue have used it a in an emotional Way in my judgment just to create a diversion. I done to believe serious people Are impressed by it nor Are other senators a a in discussing the Cleveland shootings Clark said that a in one sense you could wonder Why something like that Hadnot Hap. Pelted before Mother Clark rejected continuing reports that a nationwide conspiracy is behind unrest in big cities. He said a there was in fact no significant activity in any other City that could be related to what happened in Cleveland so far As we know at this newspaper Plant set off explosion Saigon struck in second time up the City apr terrorists Saigon today for the Iii a week and blow s largest chinese a. A sales i yes and no at least a part of any countywide sales tax should be earmarked for education or. Robert Benedict left of Sherburne declared Here thursday night at a Public hearing on the proposed two per cent tax for Chenango county. He said its a matter of pay my a Little bit at a time or All in a Lump. George Mclain aloft Book Frog calling sales t he plans to i proposed Sale r ors at the next earning body. T. Tight of Greene holds Vin he he read excerpts Ile said at a i petition opposing the to Board of Supe Visal tin of the county gov a it pg.3 Sun staff photos i ice presidential prows with Kennedy Percy prospects Washington apr the often slighted office of vice president is moving to the forefront of the political Campaign because of two men representing the Youthful Liberal and Urban minded wings of their parties. Word from Chicago mayor Richard j. Daley that sen. Edward m. Kennedy v via ss., is considering the possibility of making himself available accelerated a drive to put the brother of slain sen. Robert f. Kennedy in second place on the democratic ticket. A charge by an aide of Rich proposals to put him on the ticket. Daley told reporters that Kennedy had called him wednesday night after the mayor had joined several governors senators and others in urging his nomination for vice president. Saying that he Hopes Kennedy will accept a draft. Daley added mat me senator sum a a a. It considering Daley has declined to take sides in the Battle of vice president Hubert h. Humphrey and sen. Eugene j. Mccarthy d-minn., for the presidential nomination. But most of those who have a re m. Nixon that the a lure of been talking publicly about Ken the vice presidency had caused sen. Charles h. Percy to endorse Nelson a. Rockefeller thursday for the top Gap nomination put a spotlight on Back stage mane vering in the Republican Camp Over the second office. Kennedy Scall to Daley to Dis cuss the latter a proposal that the Chicago democratic convention draft the Massachusetts senator for vice president represented the first break in Kennedy a silence about burgeoning Nedy have made it Clear they think that As no. 2 Man or would attract big City and Liber a1 support in november to ticket head Al by Humphrey. However. The new York times in a Story from Wash ton by executive editor Jam Reston said in its edition Tody that Kennedy has drafted Merit taking i Meir own Side ration for the vice presided tial nomination. Humphrey the times said is now convinced that Kennedy will not be available and i a on sideling Mccarthy and Kennedy a brother in Law a Iii Shriver As his running mat. The times Story also said that several intimates of the Kennedy family worked on the withdrawal statement and apparently the Only remaining decision is when to make it Public. Herbert g. Al to press Secretary for the former vice president. Told a new conference in now York Jiw a Nae Quot la i Only be vice presidency was involved in Percy a action. Percy himself said he is backing the new York governor be. Caus of the latter a Vietnam views and because he thinks he has a better Chance to win in november than Nixon. Guardsmen enforce Curlew hunger in America report is criticized Washington apr Hun. Ger in the United states is mainly a health problem that cannot be solved by simply putting More food in undernourished or empty bellies says a new report. The report circulating among influential medical people pub lie officials and researchers is highly critical of a study by the citizens Board of inquiry earlier this year. The citizens boards findings that thousands of people Are starving in the United states were based on factual error Lack of knowledge and too much emotion says the new report. The report i entitled hunger Usa a a critical the author is or. Herbert pol Lack a staff member of the in. Statute for defense analyses a private corporation which Hun. Dies a variety of research pro. Acts for the Pentagon. The Ida said the Pollack re port was his own and is not in. Dorset by the organization. It was published by Ida a spokes Man said a was a Courtesy to Pollack who was described As a a widely recognized authority in the medic a1 the published findings of tile citizens Board of inquiry have weighed heavily in efforts for expanded food programs. A it is unfortunate that a re. Port of this importance should contain so Many factual errors weather generally fair with moderate temperatures and humidity tonight lows in the 50s. Saturday fair to partly Cloudy a Little warmer and More humid High temperatures in the 80s. And Manifest a Lack of Basic knowledge of nutrition a Pollack said. A it Mast be considered More of a political polemic than a scientific treatise. It seems to stir up action based on an emotional Appeal Quot he added. A was a scientific document it fails to Supply the necessary information to direct the energies of the responsible people into the proper channels of corrective Meas. Cleveland Ohio apr National guardsmen and White police returned to Cleveland a negro slums thursday night to enforce a dusk to Dawn curfew imposed by mayor Carl Stokes there were 30 arrests thursday night. Two persons were seized looting one was arrested on an arson charge and 27 were curfew violators. Several Small fires broke out on the East Side where to persons a including three policemen were killed in shootings tuesday. Disturbances were reported in the Harvard Lee Section about five Miles Southeast of the cordoned off area. A group of 200 negroes gathered and a cleaning store was firebombed. A clothing store was looted but police quickly dispersed the crowd. The loss from fires and looting in the East Side has been estimated at si.5 million by Joseph c. Boggins executive vice president of the insurance Board of Cleveland. Stokes said that a police records showed 39 instances of looting wednesday merchants and police differed on the Protection supplied to shops in the troubled a. Benjamin Weiss owner of a furniture store said i voters broke into his store wild two negro policemen watched. A i asked the negro put Why they did no to Stop Bland they said there Many in the mob a Weis some negro patrol a that merchants allowed to loot their store so the collect insurance. They said the show men voters it too Aid. Said gangs could owners would ask for Protection while they removed valuable items from the stores. A then Atter they got everything of value Oil the truck a a policeman said a a they a Bdl the gang outside a go ahead its All m e a n w bile his decision wednesday not to impose a curfew also Drew criticism. A the pric1 we May have to in the future because the pay Black mayor vere a said. Nationalists made the capitulate could be be another City Hall Leader new s paper. Police said four Young Viet Cong two of them girls set off a 60-Pound plastic Tomb in the press room of a Chan Van quote the asian daily news an Antt com Mnist paper which supports that Saigon government no casualties were reported. The terrorists All armed with pistols w liked into the newspaper office inst after i . And ordered everyone out. One girl terrorist pulled out the explosive charge concealed in a bag planted it in the pressroom and fled with her companions. Five minutes later an explosion rocked the three Story building heavily damaging it. Employees of the paper said the terrorists were vietnamese of chinese origin. The Plant is located in Elution the chinese Section of Saigon where 300,000 vietnamese chinese live. A few blocks away another chinese paper the Kiel Dune was blown up june 6. Three persons were killed Iii that explosion and is others injured. The Kien Xuoc also supported the South vietnamese government. Last october terrorists shot and killed la managing editor of a Chau after he had written several editorials criticizing Viet Cong assassinations. Alter weeks of comparative broke out again in a a Atwo provincial capitals to the North and South last weekend. Twelve vietnamese wet killed and 91 wounded in the bombings of four Heaters one Only a Block from the National police Headquarters in Saigon. South vietnamese intelligence sources have warned that terrorist attacks might precede unexpected big enemy attack on Saigon and other major population centers. Military spokesmen said in the 24 hours ending at noon today eight More vietnamese were killed Aud 2 j wounded in terrorist attacks it various other cities and towns. In the Only significant ground action reported units of . Joist Orborne division sweeping near Saigon suffered 13 dead and 27 wounded in a 14-hour Battle thursday with North vietnamese troops 27 Miles Northwest of the capital. The americans reported killing 20 of til with the help of helicopter gunships fighter Bombi is and artillery. As the drive kept up to Blunt the ant pupate enemy offensive Merican warplanes attacked enemy Supply lines in North and South Vietnam and troops of the Var cavalry division Huncov or two Mort big inns dumps in the mountainous area West of Heth old Imperial capital 45 Miles below the demilitarized zone. This is the area in which troops of tin North vietnamese 308th and 324t h divisions Are reported readying the next offensive. Ole of the weapons caches was located 21 mile West of Hue my Iii other 22 Miles West Southwest of the City. The second dump w i found about half a mile from another huge arms Supply found by the air cavalrymen on wednesday. The latest finds included 110 a Type rockets two mortar tubes and 1,071 mortars 31 round of recoilless Rifle Ammu nit Ion 109,760 rounds of Small arms ammunition 15 individual weapons and Hundri tits of pounds of explosives. While tin air cavalrymen leapfrogged across the mountains til helicopters two Waves of the . Air forces b52s at tacked reported troop concentrations 28 my 29 Miles West of Hue. Two other flights of the eight Jet St Rato fortresses pounded weapons positions and storage areas in the a Shau Valley tin longtime enemy Supply base across the country from Hue. The strikes were within nine Miles of i he laotian Border. Czechs 1 Hist critic to appease soviet Prague apr Czechoslovakia a communist leaders removed ail outspoken critic of soviet Jedi by from his party isl thursday night Iii an apparent move to conciliate the Kremlin. The Kremlin a Faup its prop Uganda War against the new czechoslovak leadership. Pray. La Tuv Itol t i e Minim. a it furs from orthodox communism in Prague and said it was impossible i understand Why these were not suppressed. Tin czechoslovak party presidium preparing for a showdown meeting with the soviet politburo order no it. Gen. Vaclav Prilik Back to army service and abolished tin political department of tin party which in headed. It controlled the army Security Xiii and judiciary. Prchlik on july in told a news conference then should be a revision of the Moscow do minuted Warsaw pact to give the other members an equal voice with the soviets. The soviet lad a ship also gered because he openly criticized the delay in tin withdraw ii of russian troops from Czechoslovakia alter the Warsaw pact Maneu vers in june. Unconfirmed r i p o r i s in Prague said Moscow demanded Prochl Lka a removal in a secret note charging that Czechoslovakia had become a weak link in tin Warsaw pact Chain. Prchlik play it a key role in the mister of old guard party chief Antonin Novotny last january by tipping off the new party chief Alexander do Beek to Prchlik was subsequently Mao the army s chief political officer and helped the reformists consolidate their hold on the reins. The announcement of the liquidation of Prochl Lka a depart mein depicted it As another in a in the new party leadership a Reform program a removal of the army from the party a direct political control. But be cause of the recent soviet attacks on Prchlik his removal was immediately interpreted in Prague As i Retreat by Dubcek my his associates from their firm opposition to the russian de hands. At least two other prominent exponents of Czechoslovakia a new a socialist democratization also have been publicly assailed Iii the soviet Union Interior minister Josef Pavel and Cesti r , a be rotary of the party Central committee. Both Are very popular. Runaway City Tanker inlays residence by Jerry Weaver a it could have been. That a the Way a wit timed up the mishap thin ter noon when a Drivers tank truck owned by tin of Norwich crashed into it age of or. And mrs. H n Kenich at 9 Sunset urn. Or. And mrs. Turk a both at their store ii menus shop on South Broad Street Vohen the heavy vehicle barrelled sum Down a Light incline taking out a of the overhanging garage roof and water doors. City City police said the Tanker e ear which non fully carries 1,000 Gal Lur ions of water had been parked on the ast Ade of Erie Street were headed Vest. The Driver. 53 sch s year old v Irion m. Maynard had set the vehicles emergency Brake before leaving the truck to Check two in holes. The Tanker is used to flu ii out sewer lines and or. Maynard conducting the daily operation while the regular operator is on vacation was checking the manholes to determine which one to uncover. The emergency Brake apparently failed and the truck startled roiling backward Down Erie Street. It followed the curve of the Street my just before reaching the intersection the rear of the Tanker swung West and backed up Over the curb it tin West Side of to Sunset up a slight Rise. Rolling Forward the truck crossed Erie Street jumped the White lines in photo at left show How City Tanker Back a Down Erie Street swung around onto Lawn at 15 Sunset drive then rolled head first Back across Erie and con. Tinned 9 Sunset and door Down in la at. At Ria rests Era wit drive Bing into Turkenicz garage at Mckage of garage roof overhang Eway. Tanker also clipped off a Small Maple ire garage. Stopping retaining Wall. Curb and rolling across a portion of the Lawn at the Turkenich residence crashed Headon into the Side of the garage. The vehicle topped As the under and of the front end dropped Down on to a Concrete retaining Wall which runs along the West Side of the driveway. City Engineer Thomas Nat Oil said most of the. Cia Mage to the Tanker was at the front. He said a tie Rod was damaged along with the driveshaft. The Only person in the tur Kenich residence at the time we mrs. Edith Ray who was meaning the Interior of the House. So said she saw a Man running Down the Street and knew that something was wrong. Then she saw the truck heading toward the House but did no to realize that no one was in it. Frightened mrs. Ray said she did no to know which Way to go and then the truck hit the garage the rear of a 1950 Lincoln Continental in the garage suffered slight damage when the Tanker truck the garage. Mrs. Turkenich said this morning that it could have been worse. So said mrs. Ray told her that a few minutes before the mishap one or two children had w liked Down the Side of the it try to. No one was injured Iii the Accident. Today a chuckle one Nice thing about the old fashioned Blacksmith a when you brought your horse in to be shod he did no to think of 40 at her things that ought to be done
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