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Norwich Evening Sun (Newspaper) - June 28, 1968, Norwich, New York
The e Ven i g j n vol. 78, no. 64 Friday june 28, 1968 Norwich new York 13815 i of per copy galloping inflation imperils France those opposing government i Luis f to retain prices f lbs a a High nine action growing Washington apr opponents of president Johnson a naming a new chief Justice Are claiming increasing support in both parties and the offensive seems to have taken the Senate democratic leadership by Surprise. The opposition entered so far largely on a petition being circulated by Senate republicans is a a Little More emphatic than i anticipated it would be a a democratic Leader Mike Mansfield said thursday night. A i Don t know what these people can do a commented sen. James o. Eastland d-miss., chairman of the Senate judicial committee which Ai 11 Sun Sider Johnson s appoint i a t it Abe fort As As chief jus. Of the supreme court and Horner Thornberry As an associate jus Ortas would replace the renin Lari Warren with Thorn by stepping up from the . Art of appeals Iii Austin to fill the vacancy created aortas Elevation. Mansfield and Eastland com ii ted in the Wake of two a i developments sen. Robert p. Griffin a Quot ti., circulator of the petition c in rapport of most of his colleagues and some demo i to and said a a i really think nominations can be a question was raised in tile do Heidary committee about Are a vacancy really exists he court since president n son said when announcing Warrens retirement it was a subject to the appointment of a qualified the committee called atty. Gen. Ramsey Clark to testify on the question july la. But the Justice department hastened to cite what it called numerous precedents for approving court appointees before a predecessor actually stepped out. Republican Leader Everett m. Dirksen who said he won t sign the Griffin petition but has not taken a Public stance on the nominations said a it is a Fine question. If no vacancy exists ii re is nothing there Are 18 signatures on the petition which specifically opposes president Johnson As an outdoing president making a ourt appointees that will exert influence for years. This is half the Senate a gop members but Griffin forces say some senators Are on the Fence and others Are still considering signing. Mansfield answering questions from United nations correspondents on a speech making trip to new York raised the possibility that Warren could be forced to stay on indefinitely As chief Justice if the nomination is blocked. A a there a always that very Strong possibility if an impasse should develop in the Senate a he said. Referring to the petition signers Eastland commented Iii Washington a will they vote against cloture the Rule to shut off prolonged debate ?. Will they filibuster i done to know. Die Sanh pullout enemy advances ailed . Defeat Lance leaves in Ris apr the spokes ii. Or North Vietnam a peace delegation said today Ami ican evacuation of Khe a amounted to a a grave Deli for the s yen Thanh be the elegant Cess officer said the unit ites had been a forced to from the base just Bell Detoli Taried zone in Vietnam. La Sud the . Military com a m explanation that the was no longer it entail top Security for sir hats \ arraignment Lon Angeles apr intense Security precautions Are being taken at los Angeles count Central jail today for an appearance in a Chapel turned court Oom by Sirhan Bishara Sii charged with murdering in. Robert f. Kennedy. I Iyo a court appearance sir is third since the june 5 is ligation and his first in to pee weeks was set up for a git. But Russell e. Parsons no is attorney said he j Ai d to ask a three week continuance for time to give the Case More study. Parsons said he wanted to study the lengthy transcript of the county grand jury proceed ing june 7 that led to Sirhan a indictment on one count of Mur Der and five counts of assault with intent to commit murder. The assault charges were filed on behalf of five bystanders wounded in the fusillade of bullets that felled the democratic presidential aspirant. The most seriously wounded of those five Paul Schrade Western regional director for the United Auto workers Union was reported thursday to be making satisfactory Progress to Ward recovery. Today s proceeding at the Chapel where Sirhan formally was charged with murder three weeks ago. Weather Cloudy and Cool with periods of ram Likely tonight followed by partial Clearing on saturday. Low temperatures tonight in the 50s and highs saturday 65 to 75. Made him think of the fable of the Fox and the grapes. Unable to reach a Bunch of grapes the Fox went away saying a they were sour if there was any Hope that the . Evacuation of the base was part of an Over All plan of de escalation acceptable to North Vietnam be quickly scotched this. A the Retreat constitutes a grave defeat for the United states tactically As Well As strategically a he told a news conference. A was Long As the United states insists on. Pursuing its War of aggression the United states will not avoid defeat whatever tactics Are used. A the . Military commanders once decided to defend the base at All costs. They Are now forced to Retreat from the base a he said. Be said North Vietnam wants peace but a peace goes hand in hand with Independence and we reject a Pax a after More than one month of official conversations and to meetings the american Side has refused to Stop unconditionally its bombardments and other acts of War a be said. A this shows the bad Faith of the american kinds brother backs trash men St. Petersburg Fla. Apr the Rev. A. D. King brother of the late or. Martin Luther King jr., has vowed to help 211 fired garbage men a fight the Battle of St. Petersburg to regain their jobs with a pay increase. In a speech following the arrest of 45 protest marchers thursday night King declared that a soul Force would prevail and a bring Down the Walls of City Hall in this resort town of 180,000. Some 300 demonstrators and supporters packed into second Bethel Baptist Church to hear King s emotional speech As lightning cracked and rain poured Down outside. King said he had heard that his life had been threatened but said he was not concerned. He told supporters a if a Man is not willing to die for what he believes in he should not Al Wing a i is in the 1848 presidential Campaign were Republican governors Karl Warren California left and Thomas k. Dewey new York. Dewey was Defeated in his second try for the presidency in an upset Victory by Harry s. Truman. Gun control Campaign May suffer setback Iii delay Washington apr the drive for stronger gun control Laws already beset by delays and apparent Adverse Public reaction has suffered what May be a crippling setback. The latest blow was a 7-5 vote by the Senate judiciary committee thursday to delay further consideration of weapons control Bills until july 9. A those concerned about the passage of responsible firearms legislation had better realize that this was a real defeat a sen. Joseph d. Tydings d-md., said. The Outlook for new legislation urged by president Johnson had been dimmed previously by a slowdown in the House and by a Sharp reversal in an initial flood of mail favouring Strong gun controls after the assassination of sen. Robert f. Kennedy. Congress had seemed moving toward speedy action on a measure to prohibit interstate mail order sales of All firearms and ammunition and to ban their Over the counter Sale to nonresidents of a state. This would have extended to rifles and shotguns the restrictions provided for pistol sales Iii the recently enacted crime control Bill. But tile first of this -.eek, Johnson also asked Congress for Laws requiring the National registration of All guns and the licensing of their owners. In an apparent move to keep the registration controversy from affecting the mail order ban Extension Johnson asked in his message that the registry. Tion proposals not delay enactment of the Bills already before Congress. Kari. W Kakky District attorney of Oakland t alif., was named californians Republican National commit tee in an in 1931. Ile subsequently went on to be the state s attorney general and governor. Lii Lett denies lie s stains Olio Bismarck . Apr vice president Hubert h. Humphrey denied today that he is a a status Quot candidate and pledged a vigorous presidency dedicated to a the achievement of both social order and social a i do not seek the presidency to preserve anybody a status quo a Humphrey said respond my to the Contention by supporters of sen. Eugene j. Mccarthy that Trio vice presidents support from old line democratic Politi. Cans reflects a dedication to the so called a old a i seek the presidency to put it to work for the people. Rain Doest a a count crowd new York a More than 4,000 jazz fans sat happily in a Chilly drizzle thursday night to hear count Basie a orchestra perform the opening concert in one of the City a dozen outdoor summer entertainment programs. Sitting under a sea of Umbra Las the audience listened politely As mayor John v. Lindsay and other City offi als welcomed them to the concert. But when Joe Williams began to sing a every Day i sing the blues it was Clear Why they had come to Central Park in the soggy 58-degree weather. They tapped their feet bounced in the Metal folding chairs applauded warmly and greeted their favo Ite songs arid soloists with shouts of approval. City officials have cited this kind of enthusiasm As the reason for the wide Success of summer programs from Shakespeare in the Park to movies in the streets and from outdoor performances by the metropolitan opera to appearances by Broadway stars in East har Lem. During the first two Summers of the Lindsay administration outdoor summer entertainment expanded from Manhattan Central Park to Parks id Street in All five boroughs in from staid orchestral c Onner to Rock n Roll and the jazz in bile. A is it the ans wer to Sod. It problems \ of said Peter Aschkenasy Deputy executive director of the administration of Parks re creation and cultural affairs. A but it believe it has had an appreciable effect keeping kids and adults involved in Means Ful ase he Italy jointed out that most of die summer entertain Merit is paid for privately. The 63-concert jazz and popular music series that opened last night is sponsored by a local brewery. More than >2 million will be spent on outdoor entertainment this summer. Ashkenasy said. Tickets for it Dural Park concerts Cost #1 Saigon apr Viet Cong infiltrators were reported pushing in toward Saigon today and vietnamese forces Iii the c capital were placed on full Alert to meet a possible new a or attack. All leaves were cancelled in the Saigon military District. Supply end administrative c clerks were confined to quarters Iii told to be ready to fight. Senior . Officers said no Alert was necessary for Yanieri it in troops. A we re As fully Alert All the time As we can be a said one. South vietnamese intelligence sources said enemy infiltration in the capital military District has been stepped up within the past 18 hours. At military Headquarters inside Saigon the nerve Center for combat operations around the capital defences were bolstered with additional machine guns and sandbags. Such infiltration by the Viet Cong has always been followed by an attack k in the past. This time they arc expected to hit the same areas they did during the offensives in f february and May Cholon the chinese Quarter in the Southwest part of the City and Cia Dinh a suburb North of the City. Intelligence sources have reported that captured documents and prisoner interrogations Indi Cate the communist command is planning a full scale attack on the capital late this month or Early Iii july. The aim . Officers say is to strengthen Hanoi a bargain ing position at the peace negotiations in Paris. Informants estimate that 12,500 North vietnamese arid Viet Cong troops Are within a 2.a-mile radius of Saigon. The . Command has 6,000 troops on the edges of Saigon while 4,000 South vietnamese Are stationed inside the City. To Blunt the threatened attack about 10,000 Allied soldiers have been patrolling intensively within a 15-mile arc of Saigon. The Saigon area also has been Given Tup priority for air strikes by b52 bombers in a Campaign to smash infiltration and Supply corridors from rear staging bases an average of 50 b52s have been hitting enemy positions each Day. Despite the massive air and ground Effort . Officers con cede that the enemy will to Able to slip troops through defensive lines. Because if the terrain it r frequently difficult to pinpoint the enemy positions. Iii adjoining Hail Nghieu province for example they Are said to be c on coated in sugar c Ane Fields canals and swamps. Over North Vietnam american pilots flew Vijh missions thursday in the continuing Effort to curtail the flow of War supplies ind troops into the South. Pilots reported destroying or damaging 22 Supply barges 13 trucks and 7 warehouses. The b52s flew eight missions in 21 hours against enemy buildup areas Northeast Northwest my Southeast of Saigon. Al>4krnathy plans platform pleas Washington apr the Rev. Ralph David Abernathy speaking from jail says his poor Peoples Campaign will Appeal to the Republican and democratic National conventions to adopt stands on eliminating poverty. Abernathy head of the Southern Christian leadership conference which runs the Campaign spoke thursday Dur ing a Jailhouse news conference. Abernathy was sentenced to 20 Days in jail tuesday after pleading no contest to the charge that he violated Laws against demonstrating on Cap Tol grounds. He said he will take no solid food while in jail just fruit juices and Medicine. The fast will give him spiritual strength to carry on the work of the poor Peoples Campaign he said. The Campaign he said will press its views to the platform committees of the National conventions in August. Abernathy also predicted without elaborating that new resurrection cities a will Spring up All Over the country including today a chuckle Type re a a lot of difference Between a you look like the breath of Spring a and a you look like the end of a hard gon or nor Karl Warren puts last minute touches to keynote speech he delivered at the Umi Republican National convention. Chik a i stick Warren has headed the supreme ourt since his appointment 1�> president Eisenhower in 195.3. Phis 1965 photo does not show Justice Lim Good Marshall. Appointed last year to retrace loin Lark. Who retired. From the left Are justices Lark Byron White Hugo Black William Brennan or. Warren Potter Stewart William. Douglas Abe Forta and John m. Harlan Warren Speaks out on court an hones Effort to meet emblems of Hay Sacramento Calif. Apr retiring chief Justice Earl Warren says lie would like the 15 a Warren years of the . Supreme court recorded a was an honest Effort to meet the problems of our the 77-year-old Jurist reflected on his term As chief Justice during an interview on radio and television thursday and commented a criticism and dissent Are healthy for the court and the entire system of american government. A i want to take the supreme court out of con but he said some attacks on the court have been a critics of the Warren commission investigation into the assassination of president John to Kennedy have failed to develop facts Quot contrary to the findings of the a controversial civil rights issues have come to the court the court has not deliberately sought them out. A he is not personally bothered by billboards put up in some parts of the country during the past several years calling for his impeachment. A i Learned to accept criticism a. Well As Praise. Quot Warren was interviewed by reporters for radio station Kerk and television station to or during a Brief visit thursday to Sacramento where Warren served to years As the state s Republican governor before being appointed chief Justice by president Eisenhower. Warren rejected the argument of me court critics that it has injected itself into civil rights control Ersie. A there Are a great Manv Nee. Pm to Are of the opinion that if the supreme court does no to like a noticing ii just reaches out takes the Issue and brings it to the supreme court. A Well that a the farthest thing from the truth. Every ease that we have starts in a trial court or he state courts. The Case progresses through until eventually it comes to us. A when it does come to us it s usually of a very controversial nature and our decision therefore becomes controversial because. Somebody has to win and somebody has to in earlier Days Warren said a the question was whether the . Government had enough authority under the Constitution to survive. There Wasny to any thought Given to. Chi of rights. Those issues Hadnot Arisen. There weren to any movements of that Paris apr in the Wake of its National convulsion. France faces the threat of galloping inflation that a it Force devaluation of its Money and put a Strain on the entire International rootlets n y system. An inflationary Rise of prices raises the threat of another round of social strife Iii the aut limn. Rile government has moved to head off trouble. It announced it would attempt to hold Nice increases to 3 per cent and took measures to Aid exporters and Niph the brakes to imports. The French crisis will probably have mixed results on the. International level. A Ian raise and increased social benefits handed out to it Settle in three week wave of strikes across France to it ext a ted to increase pure a a wet some $1 Bill i ii u and nearly >10 Bill car. This could in a i. %. Losion c i Iii in Benefit year Ket a Linnet a i gel Many. There r. Iitto i in Dux d of i. Cedi to 1 t it Eli. To a no t at i it exporters. But the he t exports to i Ranee c. Ily create a de int la i Iii West germans and other common Market countries which would be to the advantage in the Long run to a Mer Eains and British. With greater unencumbered financial reserves that the United states French will not fat e a need to Cut the Frances value until next year experts say. The government has already served notice it will fight to save my it be will All of the a turn s considerable resources. And government informants say the Region will Only consider devaluation As part of a Broad Reform and revaluation of the monetary system. L he strikes that virtually halted All communications a 1 Industrial production How or have left the franc the Nice t overvalued Money ii it it t. It has been crawling Aion or weeks at its floor lev i a mho francs to the Tol la r. A rate which the gov Erin in t. Eulitt a by International co Ive t in t buy Iii or Lee to Wrd Oft further decline Banks in Mel Tun a a Cerin my and Evvi a 1 i though r port a co1 until flow of i Railes be Ait it Ltd a i into Dol i ii a Mavis i a i i other cur r i it in. I pile the strict sex. Ii ii Quot Strols imposed May 3 i finance minister. Maim. A a live de Murville. The Strols were tightened inlay after the dts Eov i widespread evasion. The Mal measure permitted res eats of France to take i Obi Lianes roughly $200, with every time tiny y went Balaund this was reduced to too i ram or $20, Iii any 24-hour period. Ii was discovered some frenchmen were going Back and Forth across the Border taking 1,000 francs with them every time. Olive de Murville was still counting the Cost to the nation it the strikes which at their height idled an estimated 8 million to to million workers. But even Beton announcing the Cost France appealed to its common Market partners for help in curbing their exports to France. Reaction was mixed Bonn said immediately it would go along with some measure of curbs but others notably Italy and the permanent commission of i common Market expressed hostility
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