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Norwich Evening Sun (Newspaper) - March 5, 1968, Norwich, New York
Weather Cloudy and colder tonight with some Light Snow Likely. Variable cloudiness wednes. Day with a few Snow flurries. Low temperatures tonight 15 to 20 highs on wednes. Day in the 20s. The e svening Sun Rhian Ichha v n Filiti jul n ii Chenango county s daily newspaper Sun spots imitation milk another problem Page 6. Action on zoning Amend ments expected March 26, Page 5 Urban renewal demolition to Start soon Page 3 vol. 77, no. 248tuesday, March 5, 1968 Norwich . 13815 8< per copycat Ranh base hit in pc attack today i round the state n around the station around Tow world Gamal Nasser encouraging Washington apr the state department has termed encouraging president Gamal Abdel Nasser a reported withdrawal of this charge that . Planes helped Israel during the Middle East War last june. But department spokesman Robert j. Mccloskey would not comment monday on whether the egyptian leaders statement in a look Magazine article might Lead to restored diplomatic relations which Nasser broke off june 6. State department experts have made Clear that withdrawal of the charge would be a precondition for renewed relations. There was no immediate indication if Nasser a informal and rather cautious statement in the Magazine interview would be considered adequate. The interviewer asked Nasser if the charge that american and British planes provided Israel with a a protective air umbrella a was a based on suspicion and faulty a you could say that yes a a Nasser was quoted As replying. New radar planned Washington apr the United states plans to build a new Over the horizon radar in Britain that sources said would give this country adequate warning against the soviet unions new Orbital bomb. The new radar will reportedly have the ability to peek around the Earth a curvature and spot approaching missiles or Orbital devices. Existing line radars including the ballistic missile Early warn ing system extending across Canada and in Britain can detect hostile rockets Only after they Rise above the horizon. The new Over the horizon radar would be operated in Britain under a joint agreement similar to that covering an Early. Warning installation at filings Dale Moor. Officially the Pentagon was mum on the matter monday acknowledging Only that the United states is talking with Britain on several projects including Over the horizon radar. Calls for Clampdown Washington apr president Johnson has called for a Clampdown on drug prices reducing the infant mortality rate and making available birth control devices or drugs to three million american women. The president told Congress monday his new health proposals would Cost $15.6 billion an increase of about $1.6 billion Over the program for the current fiscal year. Johnson requested authority to limit government payments for drugs to what he termed a reasonable Cost. These purchases Are principally for the medicare and medicaid programs and welfare operations. Recent Senate hearings have focused on substantial differences in the prices charged by various firms for the same drug. Prices Are generally cheaper for drugs sold under their chemical or generic names rather than Brand names. Huh comments Washington apr vice president Hubert ii. Hum. Prey says the conclusion that America is moving toward two Black one White separate and unequal. Is open to Challenge. It was the first comment by a White House official on the presidents commission on civil disorders report released Over the weekend. Humphrey said if the commissions fear of a divided am j Erica a becomes a Nightmare reality it will not be so much because specific govern ment failed. It will be because our free society the vice presidents remarks were in a speech for a National housing conference dinner. He said the commissions conclusion a May be True although it is open to some he said failure of free society could come if taxpayers wait for someone else to wait for some one else to pay for Community services unions and employ ers do not Grant equal Job opportunities and land develop ers do not meet the housing crisis. Fight rider Washington apr backers of a civil rights Protection open housing Bill victors in a showdown Over bringing the measure to a vote vow to fight a bid to Hook on an anti riot rider. A measure that could make it a Federal crime to go from one state to another or to use radio television or other interstate facilities with intent to incite a riot was offered As an amendment by Sens. Frank j. Lausche a Ohio and Strom Thurmond . The anti riot proposal was called up just before the Senate adjourned monday night after a Day in which a seven week filibuster against the Compromise civil rights Bill was broken. The vote to close out debate on the Compromise measure was 65 to 32, just enough for the required two thirds majority. Three earlier attempts to invoke the Senate a debate limiting cloture Rule had failed. Market report Hubert Humphrey at 11 10 ., Continental Telephone corp. Was 25 open 25% High 24% Low and last . Fishman no sales previous close 13% general instruments corp. 40%open and Low 41 High 40% last . Grant 32 % High Low and last Montgomery Ward 24%open, 25 High 24%Low, 24% last Norwich Pha Macal co. 401/2high, Low and last. Over the counter general Laboratory associates 12%bid, 13v2 offered Gladding corp. 14v2bid, 15 offered mid states raceway 7v4bid, 8 offered Raymond corp. 27 bid 29 offered Victory markets 9%bid, 10% offered National Bank and Trust co. Of Norwich 54 bid Chenango co. National Bank of Norwich 300 bid. Provincial cities hit b52s keep up pressure at Khe Sanh refugees plead for permission to Cross barricade at the end of a Bridge spanning Vietnam. Hues perfume River in lbs and officials study a a Pueblo letter Washington apr administration officials Are trying to determine whether any . Admission of guilt and apology to North Korea would win release of the intelligence ship Pueblo and 82 surviving crewmen captured six weeks ago. The Basic problem president Johnson and his advisers face is whether the United states can or should admit and apologize for something the Pueblos a1, legend intrusion into North korean territorial Waters which officials say they done to believe the ship did. The apology Issue came into Sharp Public focus monday with North koreans broadcast of a letter to president Johnson which Pyong Yang radio said was signed by All 82 Crew members. The contents of the letter had already been dispatched to the president by . Negotiators at Panmunjom Korea who had received it from North korean representatives. The letter claimed the Pueblo a intruded into the territorial Waters of North Korea at five different Points. It said the crewmen believe a your repatriation can be realized Only when our government frankly admits the fact that we intruded into the territorial Waters of North Korea and committed hostile acts and sincerely apologizes for these acts and gives Assur Ance that they will not be the first concern of administration authorities was to try to determine the authenticity of the signatures on the letter. It was reported that the Panmunjom negotiators were speeding the text to Washington for study of the signatures. The letters emphasis on admitting violations of North koreans territorial Waters and apologizing was reportedly in line with demands by North korean negotiators in a series of closed Panmunjom meetings the 10th such meeting was held sunday night. It is understood although not officially confirmed in washing Tony that North Korea has Indi. Rated such Steps by the United states could Lead to the settlement of the Pueblo problem. Following North Korea s Jan. 23 seizure of the ship . Offi. Vials denied the charge the Pueblo had violated North korean territory. They said it was operating under orders to re. Main outside North koreans 12. Mile limit. The latest letter claimed to be from the Crew is one of a series of a a confessions alleged by North Korea to have come from the vessels Captain cmdr. Lloyd m. Bucher and various other Crew members. Officials said none of the five violations claimed in the latest letter was new because each of them had been referred to in one or another of the previous Saigon a three Hundred Viet Cong troops invaded a provincial capital at the Southern end of Vietnam today and seized the Hospital but government troops drove them out of the City after a Day Long fight. Military spokesmen said 152 of the communists were slain. The communists also shelled a dozen provincial capitals six District towns and 14 military bases and Camps including the . Base at Cam Ranh Bay once considered the safest spot in South Vietnam. It was the second straight Day of wide spread shelling. Although runways were pitted Cam Ranh Bay was not severely damaged and flights were not delayed. This is the base president Johnson visited in his two trips to Vietnam since he became president in novem Ber 1966 and last dec. 23. Allied communiques reported More than 500 communist troops were killed monday and tuesday Many of them in fight ing unrelated to the enemy shellings. In the air War . B52s kept up the pressure on the North vietnamese encircling the Marine base at Khe Sanh in the far Northwest. They Laid Down a carpet of bombs in five separate raids North and West of the a Tine lines. The attacks on the cities and Camps followed mondays shelling of seven air bases two . Command posts and four other installations. Most of the two Day shellings were not followed up by ground attacks. One provincial capital hit was can Tho the Delta nerve Center for both military and civilian operations 80 Miles Southwest of Saigon. The government reported 13 civilians killed. It was different however at Ca Nau a provincial capital of about 40,000 people at the tip of the Mekong Delta 153 Miles Southwest of Saigon. The Viet Cong invaded the City after a softening up barrage for mortars and recoilless rifles. One company seized the provincial Hospital and held it for 11 hours before government reinforcements retook it. Sporadic mortar and recoilless Rifle fire continued late in the Day. Allied fighter bombers helicopter gunships and artillery joined the ground troops against the Viet Cong forces who were reported to have split into Small groups throughout the town. South vietnamese military Headquarters said 110 Viet Cong troops had been killed and 42 weapons captured at Ca Mau. Government casualties were said to be Light. Communist gunners fired 15 mortar rounds at the Cam ran base but military spokesmen said most of them landed Northeast of the base. Several rounds holed the main runway and taxiway but aircraft continued to Fly in and out. One round hit in a fuel storage area and a spokesman said there was a some fuel at the same time the communists shelled a Small Airfield for army spotter planes seven Miles North of Cam Ranh Bay. No casualties were reported in either attack. Both South vietnamese and . Headquarters said that except at Ca Mau casualties and damage from the communist attacks today were Light. The . Command reporting on nine locations shelled within a 70-mile arc of Saigon said less than 20 mortar rounds landed at each location one american was killed five were wounded and no significant damage was reported. The heaviest ground fighting monday was reported at Tuy Hoa a provincial capital 230 Miles Northeast of Saigon. American and South vietnamese forces reported killing 206 communist soldiers in a Day Long Battle. Five americans were killed and 16 wounded spokesmen said while govern ment casualties were Light. Compromise agreement reached at Budapest Budapest Hungary apr the Budapest meeting of 66 communist parties ends tonight with a Compromise agreement to hold a world communist con Ference but not to draft the new general statement of communist principles Moscow wanted. The conference to be held in Moscow by the end of this year will be limited to formulating a declaration of the parties political attitudes on a concentrating the anti imperialist a related declaration will express Solidarity with the vietnamese communists and Call for peace on communist terms. The russians wanted the conference to draft a new statement of communist principles replacing a 1960 statement which was so much a Compromise Between soviet and Coldwater says he can not support Rockefeller Washington apr Barry Coldwater saying he could not support Nelson a. Rockfeller for the Republican nomination for president has reported nearly All his 1964 team is working for Richard m. Nixon. A i and my fellow conserva. Tives want no part of Rockefeller a said the 1964 Republican presidential candidate. He noted the new York governor had not actively backed him in 1964. Coldwater also said in a Telephone interview from his Phoenix ari/., Home he has never voted against a Republican presidential candidate but would live reservations about Rockefeller. A i would have to see some change in his positions a Coldwater said. A i would have to know ids position on Vietnam. I have never heard his position on the War. I done to think he could come out As a Dove but i just Don t know where he he said he also wants to know Rockefeller a stand on the labor Issue and criticized the governors handling of the recent new York City garbage strike. A the is going to have to make some rather Strong cases on these issues a Coldwater said. A there Are a lot of members of our party who wont support him As matters in other political developments a sen. Eugene j. Mccarthy said he is trying to attract new Hampshire Republican write in votes in the new Hampshire primary particularly those that would have gone to Michigan gov. George Romney for his Antiwar democratic presided tial bid. Republican support the min. Nesotas Democrat said at Dover n.h., a a won to have any bearing on delegates for the democratic National convention but it will certainly be counted and reported to the third party presidential candidate George Wallace a Campaign in the Midwest got off to a tumultuous Start drawing a noisy crowd of More than 5,000 persons at Omaha neb. About 50 hecklers threw bits of placards Sticks and Small stones toward the speakers stand then struggled briefly with police before they were ejected. A the latest Gallup poll says Nixon is favored by 67 per cent of All republicans and Rockefeller is the Choice of 30 per cent. Rockefeller had a slight Lead 47 to 45�?among Independent voters but trailed Nixon 48 to 44 among All voters. Signs of Spring Small Stream emerges from under ice for Short distance near Bridge off East River Road town of Oxford As melting Snow Sun staff photo brings Hope that Spring might be just around the Corner. Today s chuckle its better to become Bent from hard work than to become crooked from avoiding it. Chinese views that it can be used to support almost any ideological attitude. Communist the soviet party a theoretical journal said at the end of 1967 that there is a need to bring up to Date a the common ideological political positions on the Basic issues of our time because since 1960 a there have naturally accumulated quite a few new problems which should be a number of parties led by the italians have been reluctant to get tied Down to a new soviet version of ideology. They opposed this soviet plan and argued for a world conference limited to opposing imperialism. They wanted it open to All political parties and groups that accepted the communist version of anti imperialism. This was a move to eliminate ideological aspects by watering Down attendance. The Compromise which has emerged is a conference this year strictly for communist parties but limited to discussion of political attitudes on fighting imperialism rather than More general problems. As a further soviet Concession to reluctant parties the political declaration will not be automatically binding on parties that show up in Moscow. Previous communist conference declarations have been mandatory for parties recognized by Moscow. Just How Many communist parties will be represented at the Moscow meeting is Uncertain. The chinese viewing the conference As a soviet Man Euver to drum up support against peking a leaders called those who organized the Budapest meeting a counterrevolutionary the North vietnamese North korean and some other communist parties abstained from conference preparations out of fear of antagonizing China and for other reasons. Romania walked out of the Budapest meeting charging soviet domination. Imazu Calls meeting local 297 of the International molders and Allied workers in. Ion will hold a special meekly wednesday morning to vote on the latest proposal from . Land. Howard Thayer corresponding representative of the local said this morning All members Are urged to attend the gathering to Start at to At the Norwich township Grange. Pickets who have been rotating their duties around the clock since feb. 22, will be relieved Long enough to attend the meet ing he added. The vote will be a result of a meeting monday Between Union and management negotiating teams
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