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Norwich Evening Sun (Newspaper) - July 30, 1968, Norwich, New York
The vening in vol. 78, no. 85tuesday, july 30, 1968 a , new York 13815 10c per copy czech Liberal foe conferring with red army Prague apr a czechoslovak general opposed to the country a new democratic Reform today was reported in Contact with soviet army offi cers As the leaders of the soviet and czechoslovak communist parties resumed their showdown meeting close to the soviet Border. Prague radio reported that the two party delegations had gone Back into session at Cierna but gave no details. The Summit meeting Between the soviet politburo and the 2 officers wounded in Seattle Seattle apr a sniper fired through the roof of a police car wounding two officers monday night in an outburst of shooting firebombing and Rock throwing in Seattle a predominantly negro Central area. Three other officers were injured and three civilians were wounded by gunfire which police said they did not return. The violence followed arrest of two members of the militant Black Panther party on suspicion of larceny and a rally at which a Panther Leader told 150 negroes a if you have a gun and done to plan to use it give it to someone who Elmer Dixon 18, who Calls himself the panthers Captain of military stood in front of 25 party members dressed in Black leather jackets and berets called police a racist dog pigs a and urged negroes to Arm themselves. Immediately after the rally broke up on a school playground a fire started on a sidewalk. Police confiscated several bottles of gasoline hidden in Bushes. Then violence broke out in several nearby areas. One Hundred policemen quickly sealed off the area and used tear Gas to put Down several Rock throwing incidents. Several minor fires including one at a boy scout Headquarters were quickly put out. Two hours after the rally a sniper firing a Block from the rally site wounded officers Don Marquart and Homer Tipton in their patrol car. Marquart was struck in tile leg and hand and reported in satisfactory Condi Tion in a Hospital. Tipton was treated for a Nick on the hand and returned to duty. Czechoslovak party a presidium was expected to conclude today after a thorough debate on the liberalization program launched by Prague a new leaders. But so far there has been no word on the Likely outcome of the talks. Meanwhile the Trade Union newspaper Prace reported that Gen. Samuel Kodaj who warned Early this month against a a counterrevolutionary tendencies in the country met at Streno in Slovakia with the a soviet army staff which is operating on our Prace said Kodaj and other czechoslovak officers met with the chief of the soviet army staff a Gen. Mayorov and other soviet officers a to Exchange views on the present counter re vol it Iona r a a was the chief charge made against the czechoslovak party leadership by the soviet Union East Germany Poland Bulgaria and Hungary at a meeting in Warsaw Early this month. There was no new word today on the talks Between the soviet and czechoslovak political leaders which began monday close to the soviet Border. Usually reliable sources said planes were waiting for the czechoslovak party presidium at notice nearest Airport to the Frontier Village of Cierna where the communist leaders met for 12 hours monday in a dilapidated movie Threater. A the two delegations exchanged views and standpoints a the czechoslovak news Agency ctr reported. Czechoslovak communist sources have said that the meeting probably would produce no dramatic developments. The soviet politburo a supported by communist allies in Poland East Germany Hungary and Bulgaria came to Cierna demanding that the czechoslovak reverse their party a new liberalization program reestablish strict party censorship of the press radio and television end the purge of stalinist hard liners permit soviet or communist bloc troops on czechoslovak soil ostensibly to guard against West Germany and follow Moscow a general policy lines. The czechoslovak led by Reform minded Alexander dub Cek. Pledged in Advance of the meeting to continue the easing of the restraints imposed on the country by 20 years of communist party Rule. They also Are demanding for All nations in the soviet dominated Warsaw pact military Alliance respect for czechoslovak territorial integrity and sovereignty and the right to continue reorganization of their Economy. 400 Hurt As Mexico protest is quelled Mexico City apr mexi can paratroopers fired a Bazooka Shell through the heavy wooden doors of a preparatory school Early today and dragged out hundreds of Young demonstrators after Mexico City a worst student disorders in 20 a no fat left on Aid Bill Washington apr the Senate has been told there a no fat left to trim from president Johnson a foreign Aid requests now More than $1 billion under what he asked and the lowest in the programs 21-year history. Acting chairman John Sparkman d-ala., of the foreign re lations committee said the $1.94-billion level set by the committee a represents the absolute minimum necessary if we Are to sustain our Over All foreign Johnson a original request for $2.96 billion was slashed repeat edly in its Progress through the House foreign affairs committee the House and the Senate foreign relations committees. The Aid Bill was called up in the Senate monday night with developments limited to spark Many a opening statement. Weather sunny this afternoon highs in the 70s. Partly Cloudy tonight. Lows in the upper 50s. Wednesday increasing cloudiness warmer. Chance of scattered showers or thundershowers. Highs 80 to 85. Ike bans masked peace dims Chance of dramatic War Plank former president Eisenhower against any a camouflaged surrender Chicago to look like armed lamp years. Nearly 400 persons were injured too seriously in the 5 is hour rampage by thousands of teen age students. Nearly 300 persons were arrested. Some sources reported one youth was killed but this could not be confirmed. The students ranging from 14 to 18 years were demanding the removal of the chief of police and the commander of riot troops charging their forces with brutality in putting Down pro Castro demonstrations last weekend. Some of the mob shouted anti american slogans and called for another Vietnam in latin America. The evening of violence began with the theft of several buses and the disruption of traffic throughout the City. A news photographer from new zealand was beaten and his camera Sto Len. Soon a mob of 1,500 to 2,000 youths surged toward the City a main Square the coca log but riot police were waiting for them a Block from the National Palace. The club wielding police turned Back the students in Quick order and about 50 Young demonstrators were injured within five minutes. About an hour later several thousand youngsters regrouped near the old National University off the main Square. They took Possession of rooftops and Pelt. De police with stones and Gaso. Line filled bottles. Down on the Street they tried breaking into some gun shops. Chicago apr fifteen thousand soldiers police and Federal agents will turn the site of the democratic National convention into an armed Camp next month in a giant Security operation. The Security arrangements could turn the convention nor Mally a Horn blowing spectacular into an austere exercise in martial order. Racial tensions in the City and the crowds of demonstrators and hippies who plan to come to Chicago will compound tile Job of keeping order and protecting president Johnson and the candidates. Deployed round the clock at Chicago International amphitheatre and at hotels and motels housing delegates will be some 8,000 uniformed and undercover policemen 5,500 riot trained National guardsmen and at least 1,000 Federal agents. More men will be available on Short notice from the Cook county sheriffs office state to. Lice the coast guard and the Fol the remainder of Chicago s 12,000-Man police department including a Mobile 600-Man task Force will be on standby. All Security procedures Are being coordinated by the secret service charged with protecting the president vice president and political candidates. The secret service has 580 agents across the country and most will be in Chicago during convention week aug. 25-30. Though plans Are under tight wraps it presumably was the secret service which ordered two air Force reconnaissance jets to make Low passes Over Chicago last week to photograph the amphitheatre and surround ing terrain. Security measure a being taken on the amphitheatre grounds which sprawl across the Eastern Edge of the Union stockyards on the racially tense South Side. Fences Are going up and heliports being constructed reportedly for air lifting Candi. Dates to and from the Hall. The amphitheatre with 585,000 Square feet of floor space under a single roof will be sealed off within roughly an Buffer zone. To penetrate the perimeter Bot i pedestrians and vehicles will be required to display democratic National committee credentials. Inside checkpoints will be established where guards reportedly will tear off perforated sections of the passes Good for Only one Day. Traffic court will be closed aug. 17-30, freeing 23 Liagis trates to process Large numbers of prisoners in the event of a disturbance. Each magistrate could hear Well Over 200 civil disorder cases a Day. The whole operation both in scope and magnitude appears to have taken on the aspect of a military movement. Grandmother gels heart satisfactory j Houston Tex. A a 49-year-old grandmother is the worlds newest heart transplant patient and she was reported in satisfactory condition today at St. Luke a episcopal Hospital. Beth White Brunk a Houston housewife received the heart of a Corsicana Tex., woman monday night in the first woman to woman heart transplant. The donor was Betty o Neal 40, who entered the Hospital monday after suffering a brain Haemorrhage. Surgeons led by or. Denton a. Cooley performed the operation in about two hours a spokesman said. Cooley has supervised eight human heart trails plants Here. Mrs. Brunk wife of a com. Mercial Pilot was admitted to St. Luke a july 22, a Day before surgeons performed their seventh heart Transfer in Houston. The recipient had a blood clot in her lungs that would have killed her in 24 hours said a daughter Gladys Smith of Bryan Tex. Mrs. Brunk has four children four stepchildren and nine grandchildren. She first talked with or. Cooley last Friday mrs. Smith said. Miami Beach Fla. Apr chances for a dramatic Republican platform proposal to end the Vietnam War dim tied today is former president Dwight d. Eisenhower opposed any Quot ram oui 11 gee s u or end or. A Eisenhower a special message to the platform com Muttee accompanied the testimony of a nonpartisan committee of which he is a member ruling out i nit h pullout and massive escalation of the fighting. It strengthened the sentiment apparently already held by a majority of the com nit tee for a broadly worded statement that would leave the party a presidential candidate free to develop his position during the Campaign. Such a Plank fits the mood of supporters of Richard m. Nixon who Are saying their Man will be Nom plated on the first or second ballot. But even some sympathizers of new York gov. Nelson a. Rockefeller agreed that the Plank on the overriding internal Timal Issue cannot be too specific. Eisenhower urged the Campaign document writers to a make it Clear to Hanoi that we do not seek nor will we accept a camouflaged surrender which mid inevitably result in the United states writing off Southeast Asia for the foreseeable Eisenhower s Appeal a a a 1 fessed to Xith parties was taken to the Republican platform hearings by representatives of the Cit zeus committee for peace with Freedom in Vietnam. Sen. Hugh Scott of Pennsylvania. A Rockefeller supporter ii the platform committee told a reporter he expects the Eisenhower statement to have considerable weight in the drafting. Sen. John g. Tower of Texas a Nixon Stalwart serving on the committee said a majority of th1 group is he added a it is logical to expect that the platform will reflect that Nixon has not spelled out his proposals for handling the Vietnam problem but he May have More to say later in the week by Way of statements in his behalf to the platform Coni nit tee. Rockefeller has proposed a four stage peace plan featuring use of an International military Force As a Buffer. One of his adherents on the platform committee rep. Silvio Conte of Massachusetts. Said he would like to see a platform Plank along these lines. Another Rockefeller Man. Gov. John h. Chafee of Rhode Island said he expects no plan so specific. Up. Peter Frelin Gheysen of new Jersey a in on Ber of an Unco in netted d legation but personally favourable to Rockefeller agreed. Rep. Glenard p. Lipscomb of California chairman of the subcommittee on foreign affairs and National defense said a responsible Vietnam Plank could not go into much detail a because we can to interfere with the negotiations Iii the 1964 platform Corn n tree chairman rep. Melvin Laird of Wisconsin told a reporter neither leading candidate is making a fight for a particular platform. A ii they were wed know it by now a Laird said recalling the brisk platform conflict that preceded Barry Goldwater a nomination. One announced candidate the persistent Harold e. Stassen did urge the platform writers to Appeal to the frustration of voters Over Vietnam. He offered monday a peace plan involving use of the unit cd nations Chal longed Nixon and Rockefeller to come Iii w till specifics and said republicans will lose if they a fit or obscure the Vietnam Issue. Eisenhower a St item it it accompanied a More detailed message from the citizens com Mittee. Which made four principal Points 1. A the Cit i ens committee is unswervingly opposed to uni lat Era withdrawal of american 2. A the committee is opposed to any further concessions by the United states Iii de est Alai without rec pro from he other ing the conflict Cal 3. A we believe that under no circumstances should the United states exert pressure on South Vietnam to accept a coalition 4. A we Are opposed to Sharpy escalating our military Effort in search of a Quick in his own statement. I Bower said that what he called a camouflaged surrender in Vietnam would a a catastrophe which the United states could survive a but oar citizenry should be Clear that the whole Nelson Rockefeller Richard Nixon Rocky challenges Nixon vote claim Miami Beach fun. Of new York gov. Nelson a. Rockefeller and his backers Challenge the Contention of Richard m. Nixon a managers that the former vice president Lias in hand the votes to win the Republican presidential nomination. Canvassing nomination support in Denver colo., Rockefeller described As just not trite the claim of Nixon s Campaign director that Nixon has More than enough votes lined up at next week s party convention. John n. Mitchell Nixon s Campaign manager said in a statement monday that the i960 gof presidential nominee has More than 700 delegates ready to hand his candidate the party prize. A total of 667 is needed for the nomination. A it s just factually not True a a Rockefeller said. A we see Nixon with 500 to 550 that saying about a Man whistling Iii the dark a a backing this up gov. With. Rop Rockefeller of Arkansas brother of the Nom mat Ion seeker said he was confident Nixon was not going to win the nomination a on the first ballot or on any ballot for that Arkansas Rockefeller concede. De that convention delegates would be influenced somewhat by a Gallup poll report indicating Nixon could defeat either vice president Hubert h. Hum. Prey or sen. Eugene j. Mccarthy d-minn., in november while his brother would run about even with them. But he said this would not necessarily be fatal despite the fact the new York governor has based his belated Campaign for the no no oat Ion on the Contention that he can win and Nixon can to. A these polls fluctuate from reaction mixed to Pope s decree week to week a the Arkansas governor said. A How can anyone say that sentiment in july is going to be the same Iii november Nelson has a record of winning elections which is More than can be said about some of his an associated press tabulation if first ballot votes based on primary results pledges and replies Iii an a poll monday showed Nixon with 542, Down six since last week. Rockefeller gained six and had 202. Gov. Raymond p. Shafer of Pennsylvania a Rockefeller rooter predicted that a Drift of Southern delegates any from Nixon to gov. Ronald Reagan of California would help carry the convention to five ballots before a final Choice of the nominee. Gop elephant still has trunk rut looks new Miami Beach Fla. Apr in eight years the symbolic re. Publican elephant has evolved from an angry trumpeting Tusker into a grinning Imp with top hat beating on a drum. During the transition the cop elephant split into twins for a time toe dancing pixies popular now Only with the ladies. All Are creations of William Fleishell Art director of the Republican National committee. Fleishell 46, is a former com. Mercial Illustrator. His Job is to draw party ideas into a printable image. At the convention Fleishell a work includes the cover for the report of the platform commit tee a Ghostlike image of Abraham Lincoln with an overprint that will be either a republicans really care or a from Lincoln a second Security system which has maintained peace and Freedom for the past generation would be eroded if not destroyed by an american Retreat from our comm tin tits in Southeast he continued a we Hope that both great political parties will make Clear to Hanoi am it a Lead a patient determination to obtain Security for the South vietnamese unless and until Hanoi is convinced of that determination. We cannot expect Progress in the talks at Paris or a termination of the fighting in ils suffer 2 setbacks i downed o Saigon apr . Forces suffered setbacks Iii two ground Battles reported today in which 24 americans were killed and Only five enemy laddies Wen found. In the air a . Navy Pilot downed an enemy Mig 17 Jet fighter Iii a five minute dogfight Over North Vietnam. One of tile setbacks was dealt . Marines from the 7th regiments in a Day Long Battle about 25 Miles South of Danang one of several areas in which enemy troops have been reported massing presumably for the countrywide communist offensive expected in the next two months. About 200 Ortli vietnamese troops Cut into Hie marines with heavy machine gun fire in what appeared to be an ambush. When the North vietnamese finally pulled Back under heavy air and artillery attack 20 marines were dead and another to were wounded. The Battle took place sunday but was not reported until today. The marines swept the Battlefield monday and found Only five North vietnamese bodies. Possibly others were carried off by the enemy. In what appeared to be another ambush monday North vietnamese troops hiding in a wooded area opened up with heavy machine guns Sui ill arms and mortars on . Air cavalrymen probing enemy base Camps deep in the mountains 35 Miles Northwest of Hue. The fighting at times was at grenade Range. Helicopter gunships swooped in to help drive off the enemy. Four air cavalrymen were reported killed and 25 wounded. Enemy casualties so far were not known but the air cavalrymen were sweeping the Battle Field today. Four f8 crusaders from Tolje Carrier Bon homme Richard flying protective cover for attack planes engaged four migs 18 Miles North of Vinh. It was the largest group of migs re. Ported below the 19th parallel in three weeks. It was the first Mig a Meric an pilots reported Downing in three weeks and the 109th of the War. Police restore Galm Iii Gary Gary did. Apr police silenced snipers with return gunfire and arrested 64 persons with beef Ltd up patrols to restore order again Early today in Gary. Mayor Richard g. Hatcher a tour of Hie City told a almost no one was address and act quotation following inaugural newsmen a we must think anew the platform on any Street moved Iii and after Hie police made mass a by the associated press some roman catholics have reacted with dissent or indifference to Pope Paul via a encyclical against birth control while others hailed the papal statement As refreshing and a reaffirmation of Christian truth. The pop in a Long awaited pronouncement monday upheld the prohibition on All artificial Means of contraception and appealed to leaders of civil gov. Ern ments everywhere to outlaw contraception sterilization and abortion As Means of limiting population. Most Liberal Catholic s who spoke out after the announcement took the View that tho.-,e among the worlds Hail billion catholics who already use modern birth control methods would continue to do so based on the belief that sexual morality is a matter of conscience. Gerald l. Fitzgerald a Catholic Layman and official of the Christian family movement said in new York a i suspect that Pope Paul and a lot of Church authorities Are going to be surprised by the Lack of con Cern caused by the encyclical. A if Pope Paul had come out with it four or three or even to o years ago it might have made a difference a he said. A but by now i think that most couples who have struggling with the problem have made up their minds and settled their com non weal a Liberal weakly journal edited by catholics said in an editorial for publication this week a for millions of Lay people the birth control question Lias been confronted prayed Over and settled and not in the direction of the Popes on another note Triumph Magazine which voices a conservative viewpoint declared the papal statement was a a courageous reaffirmation of Chris Tian Trout he that a invites the world to return to moral most Catholic prelates and priests a referral not to Corn Merit until they had seen the official text of the Popes encyclical. Some however did voice their views. James Francis Cardinal my. Intyre of los Angeles a conservative found the Popes statement a a refreshing and a in conformity with time established principles of right reason and scientific a spokesman for archbishop Terence j. Cooke of new York said the papal decree was a an authoritative teaching on the part of the pop that does re quire assent by a from has spoken a Richard Cardinal Cushing of Boston a and for the time being the Case is Mary Louise Birmingham a Catholic housewife and editor of Hackensack n.j., said a the papacy is an outmoded institution. Something like the English monarchy. Catholics Are paying Les it and less attention to a i done to care what the Pope said Maryann Napolie a Young Manhattan housewife and Mother of two. A i have the feel. Dig the clergy Are talking to themselves on this Issue. Committee will choose. But it is the red White and Blue cartoon pus. Tors that draw attention to Fie. Shell. A this was a stable Eisenhower Middle of the Road ele. Pharis a said Fleishell holding up the huge poster of his 1960 elephant Weeing its trunk like a rogue Bull. A this one is the Young a preach the new approach to republicanism a the artist said of his fanciful 1968 elephant drummer with Bootie red Blazer and Uncle Sam hat. It is the drummer poster that seems most popular on the Walls around convention head quarters. Fleishell said it was his idea. A had the committee come to me for a new elephant i done to think they would have liked this kind of no one was reported injured in the third straight night of Dis. Orders in this Industrial Cit which has 185,000 residents 51 per cent of whom Are negro. Hatcher 35, the first Negri mayor in a City with a Negri majority announced establish ment of a commission of 14 negro Community leaders. He Salt the men would work in their re Sportive neighbourhoods and acas Liaison Between the citizen and City officials. Hatcher said he would continue a curfew Oil an hour to Hou basis. Today a chuckle everyone should travel a if Only to get himself Acqua. Cited with the comforts of Home
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