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Norwich Evening Sun (Newspaper) - March 1, 1968, Norwich, New York
The weather partly Cloudy Windy and colder tonight Low temperatures to to 18. Becoming Cloudy saturday with Chance of afternoon Snow flurries High tempera Tures in the 20s. The evening Sun Chenango county a daily newspaper Sun spots Sermonetti by father Mannara Page 5 Chenango leads state in do course Page 3 dairymen honoured Page 3 it Cath i 9 c8 8c per copy pc repulsed at Khe Sanh base today i round the state around the nation around the world a White racism is cause Roy Wilkins new Ork apr a wave of applause rolled up from some negro and White spokesman today for the president s riot commission report a document that Laid heavy stress on a White racism As a major cause of americans racial tensions. Many influential leaders White and negro were reluctant to speak out before they had a Chance to read the full text. But there were few dissenting voices among those who did. And a number pointed out they had Long blamed the same evils and recommended similar solutions. A Good a was the verdict of Roy Wilkins a commission member and executive director of the National association for the advancement of coloured people. A for the first time in any report it Points to racism in american life All through american life on every level and in every geographic Region As a Basic cause of the attitudes which led and can Lead to Clear program Washington apr the House has cleared a $3 billion segment of president Johnson a tax program amid indications its key committee May be softening its opposition to the proposed income tax hike. But a move already is under Way in the Senate that could further endanger the Adorni inst i Aticus s Over All program. The House passed thursday even calling the Roll legislation to con til e beyond their april i dates the present excise taxes on automobiles and Telephone service. The Bill also provides for a speedup in corporation income tax collections. Mcnamara left Early Washington apr the huge ornate desk from which Robert s. Mcnamara guided the defense department for 7 years and 39 Days was dinner plate clean at quitting time thursday for the first time in 7 years and 39 Days. The president of the United states put in a Telephone Call to Mcnamara at 5 25 ., Only to find Mcnamara had departed. It was the first time in anyone s memory that Mcnamara had left Early. In Short Robert strange Mcnamara acted like any other Man leaving a Job and heading fora month Long vacation. He Cut out at 5 10. Still not running Madison wis. Apr new York gov. Nelson a. Rocke Feller can get his name Back on the wis Consin presidential preference primary ballot by cancelling his disclaimer by 5 Tuesday state atty. Gen. Bronson. La Follette said thursday. But a Romney supporter says it May be too late. Rocke. Feller and sen. Charles Percy r a 111. Earlier filed disclaimers of intention to run for president and withdrew from the april 2 ballot after they were named to the gop primary ballot by a bipartisan committee feb. 6. Gov. George Romney of Michi. Gan who withdrew from the presidential race wednesday filed a Telegram of withdrawal with the Wisconsin Secretary of states office thursday former vice president Richard m. Nixon is favored in the Campaign. Also on the ballot Are Minnesota former gov. Harold Stasen an California gov. Ronald Reagan. Since Rome son Vocke Meiier neyts withdrawal support has risen for Rockefeller to be. Come a candidate. However he still insists he is not run. Fling. Accuse Dirksen Washington apr Senate liberals have accused Republican Leader Everett m. Dirksen of endangering the civil rights Bill by proposing a modified open housing Section after agreeing with them on broader legislation. They also attacked thursday an open housing amendment put Forward by Dirksen a son in Law sen. Howard h. Bakerr Tenn. But a Dirksen aide and Baker indicated it never was Clear just what was to be in the new Compromise open housing proposal forged by Dirksen and the liberals. A i regret that anyone has seen the necessity to file amendments that would jeopardize passage of this legislation a said Republican Edward w. Brooke of Massachusetts the Senate a Only negro member. Market report at 11 05 a.m., Continental Telephone corp. Was 26 open and Low 26 is High and last . Fishman 135/8, High Low and last general instruments corp. 42% open 41% Low and 42xk High and last . Grant 32% High Low and last Montgomery Ward 251/2 open and Low 26% High and 26 last Norwich Pha Macal company 41% High Low and last Over the counter general Laboratory associates 13 bid and 14% asked Gladding corporation 16 bid and i6v2 asked mid states raceway 7% bid and 8 asked Raymond corporation 28 bid and 30 asked Victory markets 9v2 bid and io14 asked National Bank and Trust company 54 bid Chenango county National Bank and Trust company 300 bid. Bombers support los. Ground forces destroyed Khe Sanh Wall of empty Shell casings is formed by Active gun Crews defending Marine position. Enemy artillery in surrounding Hills has kept the vital outpost under continual bombardment. Commission Calls for Unity Washington apr a presidential commission demands compassionate massive and sustained efforts perhaps costing More Money than the Vietnam War to end the destruction and bitterness wrought by racial disorder in americans cities. A your nation is moving toward two societies one Black one a uces separate and unequal a declared the presidents commission on civil disorders. It condemned White racism As a Central cause and warned a if we Are heedless none of us shall escape the unless immediate action is taken the commission said a Large scale and continuing violence could result followed by White retaliation and ultimately the separation of the two communities into a Garrison it reeled off scores of recommendations including vastly expanded programs to provide 2 million jobs 6 million housing units drastically improved slum schools and overhaul of the welfare system designed to guarantee All americans a a minimum Standard of decent the commission did no to estimate the Cost of its proposals saying Only they a will require unprecedented Levels of funding and it seemed obvious though that the Price tag could exceed even the $25 billion annual outlay for the Vietnam War. New taxes must be imposed if necessary the panel told president Johnson but a there can be no higher priority for National action and no higher claim on the nations time and again the report hammered away at the growing division in America. Among the commissions proposed remedies a immediate action to create 2 million new jobs in the next three years i million by private Industry and i million by local state and Federal governments. In the first year it urged 250.000 Public sector jobs and 300.000 private sector jobs. A tax incentives and other subsidies for industries that locate in poverty areas both Urban and Rural and which give on the Job training to hard Core unemployed. A vigorous moves to flatten artificial barriers to employment a including not Only racial discrimination but in certain cases arrest records or Lack of a High school it said Federal funds should be withheld a from activities which discriminate on grounds of color or a sharply increased efforts to eliminate de Facto segregation and racial discrimination in All schools North and South by sternly applying civil rights Laws. A Early childhood education for a every disadvantaged child in the country a increased Aid for older students who want to attend College and greater Federal support for adult Basic education. A Reform of the welfare sys tem to set a uniform National standards of assistance at least As High As the annual a poverty level of income now $3,335for an Urban family of four a development of a a National system of income supplementation to provide a those who can work or who do work any necessary supplements in such a Way As to develop incentives for Fuller employment and to give those who cannot work a Zhini mum Standard of decent this is somewhat similar to previous proposals for a guaranteed annual income. A require the Federal government to pay 90 per cent of total welfare costs eliminate Resi hence requirements for welfare payments lift the current freeze on Aid to dependent children and Knock out the controversial a Man in the House Rule designed to curb illegitimate births among mothers on . A i., of a Federal open housing Law covering Sale or rental of All housing including single family Homes and the placement of More Low in come housing outside slum areas. A Steps to a bring within the reach of Low and moderate in come families within the next five years six million new and exciting units of decent housing beginning with 000,000 units in the next a expansion of rent supplements Model cities Urban re Newal Ami Public housing programs plus enactment of an a ownership supplement program to help Low income families buy Homes. Rebellion develops Budapest Hungary apr a new rebellion has developed in the soviet bloc with Romania accusing the Kremlin of stalinist tactics and walking out of the meeting of 66 communist parties being held in Budapest. A communique issued today after an All night huddle of conference officials expressed regret Over the romanian action. The romanian delegation walked out thursday night after failing to win acceptance for two demands repudiation of a syrian attack on romanians position on the Arab israeli ques Tion and a Promise that there would be no More attacks on red China or any other comm. Nist party during the remainder of the session. There was speculation that the split might prove As import taut As the break Between rus since red China did not want Sia and Yugoslavia in 1948, such a conference to hold one when Tito rebelled against Sta would solidify tile break. How links dictatorial Rule. Nikita Ever the romanian party final Khrushchev made peace with by agreed to come to Budapest Tito but an even More serious for the meeting to discuss the split in the communist world proposed a orld conference. Developed with the break tween peking and Moscow. Be. Khe Sanh Vietnam apr More than 500 North vietnamese soldiers attacked the Khe Sanh combat base through the fog before Dawn today. They got to the barbed wire ring around the base before they were driven Back with at least 70 of their men killed. The red infantrymen charged behind three sapper platoons in the attack on the bases Eastern perimeter which is held by a battalion of 500 crack South vietnamese rangers. A flight of the . Air forces huge b52 bombers flying in direct support of ground troops for the first time in the War dropped tons of explosives Only 750 Yards in front of the rangers lines. The besieged . Marine base in the Northwest Corner of South Vietnam was on a red alerts meaning an attack was believed imminent when the enemy soldiers came lunging through the darkness and Mist. Some of the communist sap pers succeeded in placing Bangalore torpedoes under the coils of barbed wire that Circle the two Square mile base but they were killed before they could trigger the charges. This afternoon a twin engine cargo plane crashed and burned As it was attempting to take off from Khe Sanh. The Crew and passengers escaped but some were injured. As firemen rushed out to extinguish the flames communist gunners bracketed the wreckage with two mortar rounds wounding several of the firefighters. The Early morning attack was the heaviest ground assault launched so far against the 5,000 . Marines and 500 rangers holding the Khe Sanh base. An estimated 40,000 communist troops Are believed massed across the Northern Frontier for an invasion of South Vietnam s two northernmost provinces with the Khe Sanh base their first objective. Col. David Lownds of Plantation fla., the base commander said that when the attack came on the heels of a heavy mortar rocket and artillery bombardment he thought a this might be the big attack but it was just another he said communist troops also made several other Small attacks along the line held by marines in the Northeast and Southern sections of the base. Allied casualties in All the attacks were a very Light a . The North vietnamese launched their biggest assault from trenches they had dug to within 50 Yards of the rangers lines in the past week despite the daily repeated strikes by . Warplanes. The b52 Strat fortresses which normally bomb no nearer to Allied positions than 3,000 Yards Cut their sights to within 750 Yards of the rangers to hit what was believed to be the enemy assembling area for the assault. . And South vietnamese naval forces meanwhile reported their biggest single bag of the War the destruction of three 100-ton communist trawlers loaded with soviet ak47 assault rifles and ammunition along the coast. Another of the i of foot vessels fled out to sea and escaped. Teacher strikes Are spreading by associated press strikes by militant teachers unions disrupted classes and forced school closings today which affected thousands of pupils in three states. The midwinter discontent recalled the wave of similar strikes which swept a score of the nations school systems last fall forcing almost a million pupils to stay at Home. Latest City to be hit was san Francisco where the 1,400-Mem. Ber american federation of teachers Al Cio voted thursday to strike the Public school system to Back its demands for improvements. Romania has sought to steer a Neutral course in the conflict be. Tween the soviet Union and red China. Since Nicolae Ceausescu became romanian communist party Secretary general in 1965, Bucharest has also challenged the Kremlin a domination of the soviet bloc and asserted Roma Nian Independence from soviet economic military and political control. Romania has objected All along to soviet pressure for a world communist conference. The romanians argued that Quot Lark Clifford takes oath Washington apr Clark m. Clifford reputedly a hard liner on the Vietnam War takes the oath today As the nations ninth Secretary of defense. President Johnson planned to look on As chief Justice Earl Warren administered the oath to the 61-year-old Washington lawyer at a White House Cere Mony. Clifford was overlooked by Many of tile spectators who stood in the rain thursday out. Side the Pentagon to applaud outgoing Secretary of defense Robert s. Mcnamara. But today Clifford becomes the Pentagon s Kingpin Boss of 3.4 million military men More than one million civilian pm. Ploys and a spending budget of about $76 billion. There has been speculation that Clifford who left one of Washington a most prosperous Law practices May serve As kind of a caretaker Pentagon chief until after the november election. By this reasoning Johnson would have a trusted Long time associate in the critical Post during the election year and then a if re elected a cold search for a longer term Cabinet officer if Clifford preferred to return to Law. At his late january Confirma Tion hearing before the Senate armed services committee Clifford testified that in accept ing Johnson Scall he had not placed any limitation on the period he was willing to serve. A i am ready and prepared to serve for whatever length of time he chooses me to do so a Clifford said. The new defense chief has had a Long association with defense matters dating Back to Truman administration Days when he helped write the Law which uni. Fied the military services. As an adviser to Johnson he has been in on Many of the critic. Cal White House conferences at which major decisions on the course of the Vietnam War have been made. Oxford girl injured shadows windblown Snow flakes sweep across front Lawn at Perry Browne elementary school in Norwich Early this morning As night Light Sun staff photo casts eerie shadows against Snow Fence. About an Inch of Snow fell through the night. Barbara Wall 18, of Star route Oxford suffered a head laceration about 8 30 Thursday when she was ejected from her car following a one car mishap in route 12, about a mile South of Norwich. State police said she was South bound skidded on ice crossed the Highway and spun around on guardrails. Trooper . Brown investigated. 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