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Norwich Evening Sun (Newspaper) - July 31, 1968, Norwich, New York
The e Ven i in vol. 78, no. 86 wednesday july 31, 1968 Norwich new York 13815 10c per copy War games Nixon strategy men favor risky 1st ballot push Miami Beach Fla. Apr Richard m. Nixon s top Strate fists now favor a risky All out attempt to win the Republican presidential nomination on the first ballot when the gop con. Mention votes one week from today. The former Vic president will make the final decision himself Early next week on whether to attempt to grab off the nomination at the first Chance or play it Cool for a second ballot Opportunity. He will lean heavily in this decision on the advice of his Campaign manager John n. Mitchell Richard Kleindienst Robert Ellsworth r. J. Haldeman and Herbert g. Klein his press director. They make up the inner Circle of Nixon a advisers. There Are some out sized political risks involved in a Blitz attempt. Failure conceivably could Cost Nixon the Nomina. Tion. The tactical move would involve Riding roughshod Over favorite son candidates who might be More amenable to supporting Nixon after they have had a moment of glory on National television with formal nomination for the nations highest office. Beyond this however lies the political desire of these Heads of state delegations to claim they supplied the necessary votes for the nomination of Hie party a Standard bearer when he needed them. A first ballot Victory would subject Nixon to charges that a a Bosses had chosen the nominee without free consideration by the delegates of whether he was the Man most Likely to win in november. The arguments against this put Forth by the Nixon advisers were simple no contender bows to protocol if the Nomina Tion is within his grasp. Nixon won All of the gop primaries and thus is the popular Choice of a majority of delegates. Backers of new York gov. Nelson a. Rockefeller indicated they Hope Nixon puts All of his chips on the line at the Start. William e. Miller former party National chairman and the 1964 nominee for vice president said the governors Camp is ready to combat alternate strategy moves by Nixon. A was we see it a Miller said in an interview a Nixon has Only two courses open. He can go for the nomination on the first bal lot or he can sit tight and let the favorite sons have their votes and then try it on the second ballot. A if he does no to break apart tile favorite son vote on the first Roll Call then lies in trouble. If he decides to wait until the second ballot then he will be in trouble because i done to think the favorite sons Are going with him. If it gets by the second ballot Rockefeller is going to be the Miller spoke hopefully of Rockefeller a chances of con. Voicing the delegates he was the nominee they needed to win in november. Miller said a poll taken by the Rockefeller group showed that As head of the ticket the new York governor would pull marginal District republicans through in congressional races in new Jersey Ohio North a. Kota Kentucky Michigan and Rhode Island who would lose if Nixon were the nominee. Reagan halt reds Lindsay Aid cities a amt Beach Fla. A two Republican stars Ronald Reagan and John v. Lindsay descended on gop platform writers today with contrasting Calls for 1968partyplanks. For the California governor whose hat is in the presidential ring at least As his states favor Ite son candidate the accent Lay on firm defense against communism abroad and sound finances and Law and order at Home. A about of ? Issue there should be no confusion a Reagan said. A prevent the expansion of communist Power. It is time to Tell Friend and foe alike we Are in Vietnam because it is in our National interest to be and a there at Home a he said a we must recover the will Nee Essary to make our streets Safe our cities free from violence and our campuses centers for lean ing rather than for outrage and for the new York mayor who says he a for new York gov. Nelson a. Rockefeller and not himself As president the stress was on reforms to cure City ills and poverty at Home and on flexible diplomacy abroad. A we can begin by writing a vigorous platform that affirms the humane and financial commitment described by the riot commission a commitment that this Johnson administration has scorned a he said. A it is time to make Good the Promise of american Democrat. By to All on Vietnam Lindsay said a the Republican party should assume forthright leadership of the cause of ending this unwanted War on the other Side of the and . Diplomacy he said weather variable cloudiness with a Chance of widely scattered showers this afternoon. Highs 80 to 85, Windy and mild. Thundershowers tonight and thursday. Partial Clearing thursday afternoon. Lows tonight to the 60s and near 70. Highs thursday 75 to 80. Ids South to Southwest 15 to 25 this afternoon. Stronger gusts late today and tonight. Should recognize that in a changing world relations with russians and chinese Are not a fixed forever in an unalterable Reagan and Lindsay spoke in separate prepared statements As the Republican platform committee neared the end of open hearings on the party s policy document for this Campaign year. On thursday the group plans to Start closed Plank writing sessions. Fortas defeat set Griffin Washington apr the opposition Leader to president Johnson a supreme court nominations says his forces have doubled in recent weeks and have More than enough votes to keep the Senate from voting on the appointments. A i am confident these nominations will never be confirmed a said sen. Robert p. Griffin r. Mich., tuesday about the no i nation of Abe Fortas As chief Justice and Homer Thornberry As an associate Justice. Griffin said 40 senators now oppose the two. He did not name the senators who he claims have increased the opposition strength from the original 19. Talks coincide ave says Hanoi rules by terror Paris apr . Ambassador w. Aver Ell Harriman charged the leaders of North Vietnam today with ruling a though terror and butchery and said they should give their people a Little Freedom. Harriman also told newsmen As he entered the 15th meeting of the Vietnam peace talks that he intended to denounce North Vietnam for failure to live up to the 1962 agreement to neutralize Laos. Harriman made the accusation against the North vietnamese leaders when asked what he thought about recent jail sentences Given by the Saigon government to critics or opponents. A have you seen any Freedom in North Vietnam in Hanoi a Harriman responded. Understand accept ban Pope asks Castel Gandolfo Italy apr Pope Paul it facing the possibility of widespread re. Fugal to comply with his ban on mechanical and chemical methods of birth control appealed to roman Catholic couples today to understand and accept his prohibition. In his first comment since his encyclical humane Vitae of human life was issued Mon Day the 70-year-old pontiff of the roman Catholic Church said in a statement he knew his decision not to modify the Church s traditional policy would bring anguish to millions. The statement issued before the Popes weekly general Aud ence at his summer residence 15 Miles South of Rome said a the knowledge of our grave responsibility caused us no Small suffering. We Well knew of the heated discussions in the press. The anguish of those involved in the problem touched us also. We studied and read All we could. We consulted eminent persons. And we sought in prayer the Aid of the holy spirit in interpreting the divine Law which flows from the inner needs of human love from the essential Structure and from the personal dignity of the wedded couple. A we were guided also by the feeling of Charity of pastoral concern for married christians. Finally our labor was accompanied by Hope Hope that til is document will be accepted for its truth Hope above All that Christian married couples will understand that its teaching is but the manifestation of their True love an imitation of the love of Christ for the the Brief statement was issued in various languages and the French text acknowledged that the birth control decision was the most serious the Pope has made since he was elected five years ago. But dissent voiced against the Pope s refusal to modify the Church s traditional position raised the possibility that Many of the world s 500 million roman catholics would disobey his injunctions. His encyclical also sharpened the division Between Liberal catholics who favor birth control and conservatives opposed to it. And it also appeared to be a Block on the Road to ecumenical cooperation Parley sex air optimistic a yarn spinner Harlow i Siu my jr., right chairman of the Norwich Ioil i cd conserve Ltd and agricultural come a he be presents Nancy Hall of Sherburne with builder service award for her work in presenting Art of Wool spinning to the Public. At left is Theodore sprang cooperative Extension agent for the 4-11 division. Award was presented v night at organization meeting at Quot Ana a War to country club. Photo by it Asea Jones yank gunboats attack pc Delta Imp kill 90 Saigon apr a task form of armoured american gunboats helicopter gunships and South vietnamese marines plunged deep into the Fertile me ton Delta to raid a Viet Cong base Camp. Field reports today said at least 90 of the enemy had been killed and the action was continuing. The vietnamese marines reported seizing an Arsenal con Taining 62 weapons 124 mortar rounds my More than 12,000 rounds of Small arms ammunition. The Only Lilied casualties reported were two South vietnamese wounded. Thi assault was made tuesday 92 Miles Southwest of Salon along a tributary of the Cai 1/011 River m Miles East of the Gulf of Thailand. Senate l ies Pueblo ride to i Washington apr the Senate has approved an Amend ment to its foreign Aid Bill which sponsors say could h to Gam the release of the i is Pueblos Crew but which critic term a a cruel hoax. Ally and the amendment was added by a 43-29 vote to the pending $1.94-billion Bill tuesday. It would withdraw until North Korea releases the 82 in men seized last january presidential authority to make exceptions to an existing Law barring . Aid to communist nations. The president can authorize such Aid if he thinks it vital to . Security if the recipient nation is not controlled a Jbv an International communist con Orein Aid spiral and if the Aid would Spur tile i i Reive til o d id pendent from the communist bloc. The Aid author i at Ion has been Cut More than is billion la Low president John,-.mi s re quests. Propos is to re tor Aune of the funds for Aid to under Dovel oped countries were Given Little Etui Nee of Success in today s a a a sum in tii a fact of the current Economy drive in Congro s. Sen. Pete Dominick i col sponsored the Pueblo Amend Lieut. He soil tilt state depart ment had done nothing Tim far to obtain release of tie Ere men a except ask for their a military spokesman said it was tilt first Allied penetration of the area of the Southern Mekong Delta which has been dominated by the Viet cont for years. The Allied commanders a had Rood information they would get some action Down there a the spokesman said. Most of the Dama get the v let of Ippa rent v was Dom by the . \ tvs a a 60 foot mom i ii g us in i,.its and by Ai inured i i Imp i Ai i c i s after Iii to l namese marines had cornered the enemy Iii i bunk r Complex. . Army helicopter gunships Ilso raked the enemy positions with machine tins and rocket. About i too . Infantrymen from tin 9th division swept through i no the i Ilia about two Mill to tin East but i putted Little i out i t. I i sew Here univ Light is it a tired skirmish in were imported. The Iii Hided three Sui ill fights in tin outskirts of Sal on in Whit ii South vietnamese limps said they killed seven enemy Soldi i a captured six anti seized 18 weapons and Lar a quantities of a munition. Northwest of the Ltd i pit american strategic bombers flew their 50th Mission in seven Days against suspected North vietnamese troops concentrations menacing Saigon and key towns in if it. Prague apr one of Czechoslovakia a leading communist reformers reported today that the crucial talks Between the soviet politburo and the czechoslovak party preside urn Are taking a a promising a the atmosphere is optimism. Tic a said National Assembly chairman Josef Smrkovsky in rude Provo the czechoslovak party newspaper. The leaders of the two parties met for the third Day today to the martial accompaniment of record soviet military Maneu vers. The talks continued at least one Day longer than expected As the soviets sought to develop evidence of discord i to Tong the czechoslovak. Talks Between the top ranking leaders of the two parties which had been expected to end tuesday were extended after steel Union is richest a Uvea Bact Pittsburgh apr tin United steelworkers Union has wrapped up its richest contract a a billion Dollar plus guarantee of labor peace for the next three years. Hammered out Iii a month of secret negotiations it was liar Rowdy approved Over strident objections tuesday night barely a Day before a strike deadline at the end of the Ald agreement. It will add Between 90 cents and a Dollar to the wages and benefits of the nations 450,000 steelworkers. First estimates calculated the package is an increase of 6.5 per cent or better Iii each of the three years. The big question now is what will happen to the steel Industry which has insisted that a 6 per cent annual hike in labor costs would wipe it two thirds of its profits and put some companies out Iii business steel executives who said r up at edly during the Winter that Price Iii reuses would to a Ces. Sary a ter the new Lalair contract now ire refi sin 1 to in sir questions. For the first time in years s in conc Olios have been cutting pre s to try to come it foreign steel which Sells for 825 to 40 a ton less than Domestic steel. A new Dom Stic Price in. Crease would Only increase the Gap. In addition a Price increase now ii do business min e major customers already have i two month stockpile a a a cumulated in Case of a strike and they could shop around for the Best bargains. R. Court i Ooper chief Lingo to i a i of for management said the new Contra a a is higher the in we in it i it would b a. It involves Cost increase greater than we fused to say whether it could in expected Oti de Contr its a he the soviets insisted that each member of both delegations have a Chance to state his personal views on the liberalization program launched by the czechoslovak party a new leaders. The soviets presumably hoped to draw out dissident members of the 11-Ma ii czechoslovak party presidium attending the conference that began monday in the tiny farming Village of Clerna in Slovakia one mile from the russian tinier. The russian politburo delegation headed by party chief Leonid i. Brezhnev and Premier Alexei n. Kosygin is reported to have demanded a reversal of Czechoslovakia a new course my the right to station soviet or other communist bloc troops on czechoslovak territory. Three me in Liers of the czechoslovak delegation who Are considered possible opponents of party chief Alexander Dubcek a a reformist course Are Vasil blink chief of the slovak communist party Eldrich Svestka editor in chief of the party newspaper rude Provo and economist Drahomir Kohler. However pro Dubcek sources said these three had swung firmly behind Dubcek because of the wide. Spread in Pular support for him and the threats of soviet military intervention. The meeting. Tuesday was described by Tass the soviet news Agency As having a passed in an atmosphere of frankness and the czechoslovak news Agency to also said the talks continued a in Iii atmosphere of comradery in communist terminology a a frankness is understood to mean differences of opinion. The coupling with a Comrade. Ship was taken to mean that despite disagreement there were no threats of drastic action. But he r Price hike a i Only said. I. Vav. Union s Cost the Fulbright wins despite War j Jim Johnson loses Senate bid Little Rock Ark. A sen. J. Vav. Fulbright won re nomination in Arkansas Pri Manes tuesday against three democratic foes who urged Vot ers to wrest the office from him because of his stand on the Viet Nam War. Facing ids sternest Campaign test in 24 years Fulbright re. Cei Ved about 53 per cent of the vote enough to save him from a Runoff but Short of the 65 per cent he predicted he would re. Chive. With 2,54 8 of 2,659 precincts reported Fulbright had 202,024 votes Jim Johnson 122,072, Bobby k. Hayes a flooring manufacturer from Calico Rock 46,701 and Foster Johnson a music publisher from i it. Tie Rock 10,932. His opponents accused the Senate foreign relations committee chairman of riving and and Comfort to the enemy be. Cause of his outspoken opposition to . Involvement Iii Bina r. During an intensive two month Campaign Fulbright told voters his opposition to the War was aimed at a stopping the killing of our men arid to bring them Home to their families where they he was i constant critic of president Johnson a Vietnam policy. Fulbright 63, who emphasized his senatorial Sehi Oril face in outlier test in the nov. 5 a a it a. To election against Charles t. Bernard to of Earle who was unopposed for the rept it in nomination. Bernard father of five f inns and operates a dry a Ming business. His Only Public Erv ice came As a City Alderman. Republican gov. Winthrop Rockefeller As expected easily won renomination Over Sidney c. Roberts of Little Rock an in. Employed Salesman making his first political race. Rockefeller the states first cop chief executive since reconstruction indicated that Ber Nard would have the Llu out Bac Kin. Of his organization. Tit rep. Marion r Ink of Foreman led a six Way race for the de Moor die gubernatorial nomination but. Will face i Rui a off aug. 13 against either ted Boswell of Bryant or mrs. Virginia Johnson of con a. Boswell at in the youngest c a dilate my a Strong Avdoc it1 to revamp the 94-year-old state Constitution my mrs. Johnson the first woman to be k the of. In it ship in arkansans a. Pea red headed for i to a ire Battle for Hie no. 2 spot or. Johnson is Jim olm. Songs wifi. In Iro Lily viols. Polit Aie l president of the lid the it iceman would Industry a considerably Iii excess of one billion but he lid it Wisny to inflationary. A of rom the standpoint of an economic package it is the largest that has bin top Otias de in steel a Abel said. Steelworkers averaged 83.84 in m to. The Industry claims fringe benefits added s.1.03 to the Cost. Sen Fulbright v Story margin of in big Kau it Quot Mexico City apr mexi co City was a Battle ground again tuesday As mobs of Young people ran wild through the City fighting police wrecking City buses and throwing rocks Anil indices. At least one person was dead More than too were injured and it b ast 1,100 persons had been arrested since rioting began last f riday. Officials claimed the riots were communist inspired and said they were the worst mexi cobs capital has experienced ill 20 years. Tuesday night Ejub wielding students braved a heavy rain my hijacked four City buses after for my terrified passengers to flee. Then they ran the Velides into the sides of buildings. Earlier army troops fired volleys of shots into the air and dispersed the students. The troops were a withdrawn but the mobs returned marching from the old University Section and seized the buses near the City scentral Square. Riot squads swinging Long Batons dispersed that crowd but at least 3,000 of the youths gathered half i mile away near a teachers College. Their leaders used Bugle Calls and Walkie talkies to control them. They swarmed Over buses and a trolley car smashing windows and running the vehicles onto the Sikjew iks at one Point All four intersections around the Park Iii front of the school were blocked by the wrecked buses. Two busloads of riot police sped to the scene. The students fled my the police were again withdrawal. The violence mainly involved prep school students from 14 to 18 years of age. The disorders began last Friday with a pro. Castro demonstration honouring the anniversary of the cuban prime ministers 26th of july movement students charges of police and troop brutality brought More demonstrations on saturday my monday. Today a chuckle Daylight saving time is founded on the old Indian idea of cutting off one end of the Blanket and sewing it on the other end to make it longer
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