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Norwich Evening Sun (Newspaper) - March 4, 1968, Norwich, New York
Weather Windy turning colder again tonight and tuesday with considerable cloudiness and occasional Snow flurries Low temperatures tonight 5 to 12 and highs tuesday 15 to 20. The evening Sun Chenango county s daily newspaper Sun spots social Security takes a fresh look at every Case Page 6. Bible baptists have new Church Page 5 important Dairy meeting to be held at Sherburne Page 7. Vol. 77, no. 247 monday March 4, 1968 Norwich . 13815 8c per copy48 americans killed in ambush today 4 round the state around the nation around the world Calls for stiffer punishment Washington apr Fri director a Edgar Hoover saying pornographic material a plays a motivating role in sexual violence a has called for stiffer punishments for filth purveyors. In an editorial in the of big a monthly a Law enforcement bulletin a published thursday Hoover wrote a in Case after Case the sex criminal has on his person or in his Possession pornographic literature or a Sun. Der these conditions it is not Surpris ing to note that forcible rape in 1966 increased to per cent Over the 1965 total a violation occurring every 21 minutes. Since 1960, forcible race has increased 50 per Hoover said a degenerate sex pictures and pornographic literature covertly peddled and sold in most cities and communities net greedy smut merchants millions of dollars outlines program h j. Edgar Hoover Washington apr president Johnson proposed a $15.6 billion a health in american program to Congress today that would More than double Federal outlays for birth control programs boost efforts to slash infant deaths and provide new incentives for the training get More doctors in a special message Johnson outlined Tiv major new goals a a to curb infant mortality provide More health per. Sonnet combat soaring medical costs lower the accidental death rate and seek Volunteer efforts by doctors Hospi. Tals and others to provide better health for All americans. Commission presses Congress Washington apr members of the presidents com Mission on civil disorders Are joining big City mayors in pressuring a Cost wary Congress to take prompt Multi billion Dollar Steps toward solving the nations racial crisis. Four commission members and a half dozen mayors appeared on nationwide radio television broadcasts sunday and urged what one mayor termed a an infusion of billions of dollars to corrects conditions that spawned last Summers riots. The panels landmark report became involved As Well in the Campaign for the democratic presidential nomination. Sen. Eugene j. Mccarthy of Minnesota cited it in a new Hampshire speech As he criticized the Johnson administration priorities. The commission made Public during the weekend its 250.000-word analysis of last years Urban violence. Like the 12.000-word summary released two Days earlier the Mammoth document was almost silent on How to meet the costs of the proposed programs suggesting Only that higher taxes May be necessary. Shotgun blast rips into Evers Home asks for Aid Washington apr congressional approval of $277 million Aid for six countries on the rim of the Vietnam War was asked today by the Agency for International development. John c. Bullitt assistant Aid administrator for East Asia said $114 million would go to Thailand Laos and Korea to help their defense efforts. He said $70.9 million would help strengthen the South korean National police in the face of in creasing North korean terrorism sorties. South korean police would get technical advice training and equipment. Bullitt said the authorization also would permit increased Aid to Indonesia which he called a the most important Dev eloping country in Southeast Asia in size resources and strategic bullitt spoke in testimony prepared for the House foreign affairs committee. New rocket to space _ Moscow apr a new soviet rocket hurtled through space today amid speculation that it might be trying to make the first round trip orbiting the Moon before it returns to the Earth. The soviet government said the probing rocket was on a course to a outlying regions of near Earth Market report at 11 10 a.m., Continental Telephone corp. Was 25y2 open and Low 253/4 High 25% last . Fishman 13% High Low and last general instruments corp. 41% open Low and last 42 High . Grant 32ve High Low and last Mont Gomery Ward 251/2 open and High 251/3 Low and last Norwich Pha Macal co. 41 High Low and last. Over the counter general Laboratory associates 13 bid 14 offered Gladding corp. 16 bid i6v4 offered mid states raceway 71/4 bid 8 offered Raymond corp. 27 bid 29 offered Victory markets 93/4 bid 1014 offered National Bank and Trust co. Of Norwich 54 bid Chenango co. National Bank of Norwich 300 bid. Communists attack six Allied bases Saigon apr . Marines and air cavalrymen smashed into communist troops sunday in a series of Battles in the Northern sector of South Vietnam and reported killing nearly 300 of the enemy. . Losses were Light military spokesmen said. Other . Troops suffered heavy losses in an ambush nine Miles North of Saigon. The . Command said a Force of 200 communists killed 48 americans and wounded 28, most of them in the first eight minutes of the machine gun attack. Communist forces sent hundreds of rockets and mortars slamming into six Allied air bases two . Command posts and at least four other installations today in the heaviest series of shellings in a Little More than two weeks. The . Command said that generally a damage was Light or insignificant and casualties were very Light at the military bases. But one Viet Cong mortar attack on the town of due due just below Danang burned 150 houses to the ground killed 20 civilians and wounded another South vietnamese military Headquarters said. . Pilots flew 68 missions against North Vietnam sunday Many of them radar guided because of the overcast spawned by the continuing Northeast monsoons. The major strike of the Day was an attack by Navy a6 intruders from the Carrier Enterprise on an 11-acre cargo Transfer and storage Complex on the red River Only 1.8 Miles Southeast of the Center of Hanoi. It was the second attack on that target in three Days. In the Central Highlands near Korntum communist forces overran a Hospital run by an american woman or. Patricia Smith of Seattle Wash. Incomplete reports indicated that or. Smith had escaped and an unidentified German nurse had been kidnapped. . Officials in Saigon assumed that four other foreigners at the Hospital two american nurses a danish nurse and another German nurse also escaped because the reports did not mention them. The american marines scored a one sided Victory along the Eastern Side of the demilitarized zone just to the Northeast of the Allied Strong Point at con thine. The marines reported killing cloture vote expected Washington apr the Fate of the administrations civil rights Bill with its controversial open housing prevision May hinge on a fourth bid to end a 7-week-old Senate debate. A vote on the debate ending move to invoke cloture was set for today. It would require a two thirds majority of those Vot. Ing to pass. In the Wake of fridays defeat of a third attempt to invoke clo Ture and thus end the debate Senate democratic Leader Mike Mansfield said of today a sched. Used ballot showdown a i have an idea this is the go for broke vote on a weekend report by the pres Identa a advisory commission on civil disorders calling for Pas Sage of legislation Banning discrimination in the Sale or rental of any . Housing Lent added significance to the Senate action. Despite Mansfield a warning he might move to put the legis lation aside if cloture once More is rejected backers of the civil rights measure expressed Hope it might be kept alive. Sen. Philip a. Hart d-mich., floor manager of the Bill said a if we continue to pick up strength i d Hope the Senate would not be asked to put aside a Bill of such critical the Senate voted 59 to 35 Fri Day for cutting off the debate leaving the Bill a supporters 4 votes Short of the margin necessary to Force action. A first cloture vote failed by 7 votes and a second by 6. 157 North vietnamese soldiers in fighting that raged into Sun Day night. Early reports to the . Command in Saigon said two marines were killed and eight wounded. On the outskirts of Hue infantrymen of the . 1st air cavalry division reported killing 78 enemy troops while inside the battered old Imperial capital the marines said they killed another 25 of the enemy in scattered fighting. It was the second time in three Days Allied forces in the Northern sector claimed lopsided victories. American Security thwarted Saigon apr american Security officials trying to learn if there Are still Viet Cong on the . Embassy payroll Are being thwarted by the South vietnamese police informed sources said today. The sources said the National police had refused to let the americans talk at length with two of the Viet Cong who participated in the attack on the embassy last Jan. 31 and with eight other Viet Cong arrested in Iii gon who might have Hau so Jim connection with the attack. The fact that any of the Sika a that attacked the embassy survived has been a closely guarded secret for More than a month. After the attack it was announced officially that All were killed. . Security officials did talk briefly with Nguyen Van Sau the Leader of the Viet Cong squad which invaded the embassy compound and that talk led police to a House where the Viet Cong had assembled for the at tack. At the House police arrested a woman who said 15 armed Viet Cong had stayed there the night before the attack. Viet Cong documents found in the garage of the House identified the place As the hiding place of the embassy attack squad. The sources said the Viet Cong apparently were driven to the House by Nguyen Van de a . Embassy chauffeur. De was killed during the Battle at the embassy. Two Days before the attack the sources reported de brought a Friend to sleep at the embassy motor Pool telling other Drivers that the Man was a Friend who was applying for a Drivers Job at the embassy. The Friend was a member of the Viet Cong attack squad Ngo Van Giang who was the second Man arrested during the Battle for the embassy the sources said. Giang slept one night inside the embassy compound and during the second night apparently helped prepare the Way for the attack. Car skids four persons were injured Friday morn ing when car slammed into guardrails in route 12, about three Miles North of nor Sun staff photo wich. Force of Impact wrapped the vehicle around end of Metal rail. Story another pie Ture Page 3. Nixon challenges Rocky to Euler primary by associated press Richard m. Nixon a forces Are challenging new York gov. Nelson a. Rockefeller to get into the Wisconsin Republican presidential primary race and give the voters a Choice. The former vice presidents Wisconsin Campaign manager John k. Mclver said Rockefeller should permit his name Togo on the ballot since head a clearly indicated a willingness to accept the gop nomination. A we of the Wisconsin Nixon committee a he said in a Telegram to the governor a Promise you an open and clean Campaign that will provide the peo pie a Choice and our party a winning sen. Eugene j. Mccarthy said in new Hampshire meanwhile that his democratic presidential bid is aimed at producing a a kind of citizens uprising against president Johnson a Vietnam War and other policies. And former Alabama gov. George Wallace carried his third party presidential Candi Dacy to Omaha conclusions of the presidents commission on civil disorders Wallace said pro communist militants not the entire population should have been blamed for last summer s City riots. Nixon said he a not encouraging Rockefeller to enter the primary and said he thinks he can establish a a a Winner a image even if he does no to have Strong opposition. He told a group of weekly newspaper editors at Delavan wis a a in a inclined to think that the winners image is established not by the percentage of your win but by How you win How you come across How you Rockefeller has until tuesday to get into the Wisconsin primary. But backers have said hell stay out of the primaries wait ing for draft support to develop and hoping Lack of stiff opposition will weaken the Impact of Nixon a primary victories. Mccarthy told a Dartmouth College crowd at Hanover n.h., his Antiwar Campaign challenges a the country to respond in a political Way in a manner in which no really great democratic nation has Ever been called upon to the Minnesota Democrat also said Michigan gov. George Romney a withdrawal from the gof presidential race will produce a better test of voters Antiwar sentiment. A the test is clearer now a he said. Mccarthy aides earlier expected about to per cent of the vote in new Hampshire a March 12 primary but now claim hell get 20 to 30per cent. Elsewhere on the political scene a new York City mayor John v. Lindsay said Nixon and Rockefeller a both have a lot of clarifying to do on their Vietnam and Urban crisis positions. Lindsay said their views on Vietnam Are comparable and he said they re a three Oregon newspapers and gov. Tom Mccall Are pressing Rockefeller to enter the May 28 Oregon primary. Travia vows hell crush Duryea a medicaid motion probe explosions London apr police Are investigating explosions in London the Netherlands and Italy which damaged two american installations two Spanish embassies a greek embassy and a portuguese embassy Over the weekend. Nine minor injuries were re ported to police and firemen at the Spanish embassy in the Hague the dutch capital. A blast sunday shattered four windows and wrecked a door at a . Officers club in London. An spokesman said most of the 125 people in the building mainly officers and their families slept through it. Police searched for a car seen in the neighbourhood just before the explosion. Police believed left Wing extremists were involved. Today a chuckle pity the poor housewife. When she feels a bit weary she has no place to stay Home from. A mile away an explosive device shattered a Garden door at the Spanish embassy and caused minor damage to the West German embassy next door. The . Consulate in Turin Italy was rocked by an explosion saturday night which shattered windows and caused other damage. . Consul general Givon Parsons also theorized that leftist extremists were responsible. Guards at the . Embassy in Rome and other american government buildings in Italy were put on special Alert. The Hague had three explosions sunday. They shattered windows in the greek and Spanish embassies and damaged an outer Wall of the portuguese embassy. Erik Witser 19, ame Berof a pro peking youth group said dutch anarchists were response ble for the explosions. Speaking to newsmen at police Headquarters where he said he had been brought for questioning Witser said his group was not involved. Albany . Apr As Sembly speaker Anthony j. Travia vowed today to crush a Republican attempt to Force a showdown vote on medicaid cutbacks in his House. A if he pushes it i la beat it a said Travia of minority Leader Perry b. Duryea s medicaid motion. Duryea served formal notice last week that he would move to bring a controversial Senate approved Bill to the Assembly floor a a Man Euver known in legislative parlance As a a Dis charge the measure would drastically reduce the scope of the program by tightening income eligibility standards and dropping persons aged 21 through 64 from the program. Advocates of the cutback say it would reduce the Cost to the state and level governments by about $302 million in the coming fiscal year a chopping the pro Gram approximately in half. Travia maintained As he has in the past that it is too Early to consider medicaid cuts a that the legislature first should decide what economies it might make in gov. Rockefeller a proposed $5.5 billion budget. A a in a not prepared to Cut Down on medicaid a Travia said. A we have to see the budget first. I want to do a lot of cutting and maybe we can keep medicaid As it Travia said he was confident that his democratic majority would stand by him in rebuffing Duryea even though some upstate democrats Are under pressure in their Home districts to ease medicaid a Drain on local tax revenues. The speaker said he would Rule Duryea a motion out of or Der on the ground that by Trad it Ion an assemblyman May move Only to discharge one of his own Bills a not a Senate measure. He also voiced Sharp criticism of Duryea so a premature Effort to Force a showdown on the Issue saying that Duryea instead should be joining in the Hunt for budget economies. A the ought to Start thinking As a Leader not a bomb thrower a Travia snapped. The medicaid problem shared Billing with another Lively Issue a the right of policemen and homeowners to shoot at criminal suspects a As the Legisla Ture prepared to reconvene for another three Day work week. Further action on the state lottery also was expected. The so called a deadly Force Bill was ready for passage and Travia and Senate majority Leader Earl w. Brydges said they would like to bring it to a vote today or tuesday at the latest. The bipartisan measure which has wide support in both houses was drafted in response to complaints that the state s remodeler penal Law unduly restricts the right of police to shoot at criminal suspects and of homeowners to defend their property. Letter asks lbs to a admit spying Tokyo apr North Korea said today the Crew of the Pueblo had signed an open let ter calling on president Johnson to a frankly admit they were spying in North korean territorial Waters a and sincerely the korean Central news Agency said the letter was signed by capt. Lloyd m. Bucher the skipper of the . Navy intelligence gathering ship and the 81 surviving members of his Crew. One other crewman was reported killed when North korean Navy boats captured the Pueblo off the East coast of North Korea on Jan. 23. The North koreans claimed the Pueblo was in their tei rial Waters. The United a said the ship was in intern a1 Waters. The communist Agency the ship s Crew wrote the i Dent a to request your Assis in our it said the letter Lister Points at which the Pueblo passed in North korean w a in order to obtain elect and visual were 9.8 Miles from Kal North of Changjin 11.2 from Orang Dan 10.75 and 11.3 Miles from Nar East of song in 8.2 Miles Ansong Kap in the Mayai area and 7.6 Miles from Quot i in the won san area. Jackson miss. Apr police said someone in a passing car fired a Shotgun blast toward to genome of negro Leader Charles Evers sunday night and guards outside the House fired Back. The House has been under night guard by armed volunteers since Evers entered the race for a vacated congressional seat. His brother civil rights Leader Medgar Evers was killed by a sniper in 1963. . Narrell a police major said a 16-year-old boy was arrested about an hour after the la . Shooting and held for questioning. A Shotgun was confiscated. Evers said the guards were a just Fellows who see after me volunteers. In be Charles e vers gotten quite a few threats since
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