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Norwich Evening Sun (Newspaper) - March 25, 1968, Norwich, New York
Weather fair and not so cold tonight Low temperatures in the upper 20s and Low 30s. Fair to partly Cloudy and warm tues Day High temperatures in the upper 40s and 50s. The vening Chenango county s daily newspaper in sum spots Purchase of diesel powered fire truck opposed by . Smith Page 5. Chamber issues warming Page 6. State president to attend elks a old timers Quot party Page 3. Vol. 78, no. 6monday, March 25, 1968 a Norwich . 13815 so per copy samoans with weapons smashed i round the state around the is Adon around the world wants Public authority new York mayor Lindsay dam gives Way a mayor John v. Lindsay says he will ask the state legislature to approve creation of a Public authority to build hospitals nursing Homes clinics and treatment centers financed through Bond issues. Lindsay said sunday both Munici i pal and voluntary hospitals would Benefit from the general fund which would be self sustaining through Money paid for leases rentals fees and other charges. In addition he said the fund would enable the City to acquire additional health facilities and make necessary improvements before leasing them. In the fiscal year beginning july i the mayor has called for $53 million to be allocated for construction of health facilities. He said the new authority if approved would be known As the new York City health facilities construction fund which would function under the guidance of a regional health planning corporation. Lee mass. Apr an earthen dam built to control Spring flooding gave Way sunday letting Loose a Wall of water that killed one Man wrecked Homes and dumped mud in a building four Miles away. Rescuers searched for the body of a woman believed trapped when water from manmade Lake Lee poured through a 40-foot Hole in the dam. Police said the water gushed into East Lee Brook. Normally a Placid Trout Stream overflowed its Banks and swept away everything in its path. The Lake was swollen by two Days of torrential Rains last week that caused minor flooding on Rivers and streams in most of new England. A witness said a wave of water to feet High and 150 Yards wide wrecked six Homes flooded dozens More and uprooted Large Trees in its path. Woman of the year Washington apr Margaret Chase Smith the Silver haired senator from Maine has been named woman of the year by the congressional secretaries club. The inscription on a plague presented to the Maine Republican at a banquet reads a a a to the first lad of the Congress the Only to. Man in the history of the nation to have served in the . House of representatives and the . Senate. The Only woman Ever placed in nomination for president by a major political mrs. Smith was nominated at the 1964 gop convention. Rockefeller coalition is formed Washington a gop moderates who had urged Nelson a Rockefeller to seek the party s presidential nomination have formed a nationwide Quot coalition for a Republican and sen. Jacob a javits says he will push for a Rockefeller favorite son candidacy in new York state a move he predicted would stir up National interest in Rockefeller for the nomination. Rockefeller announced last week he won t be an Active candidate but left the door open for possible draft. Word of the coalition came sunday from sen. Thurston b. Morton r. Ky., who denied it was a move to Stop Richard m. Nixon from getting the nomination. The Morton said is to generate debate among republicans on Vietnam and other issues. Morton reportedly had been in line to manage any Rockefeller Campaign. New line of attack san Diego Calif. Apr a new line of attack against the tumorous mass by cutting off its blood Supply a is reported by a research scientist. Or. Melvin Greenblatt of the Chicago medical school said studies with hamsters indicate tutors make a chemical which signals surrounding parts of the body to grow new blood vessels to feed them a if we can identify the substance it May be possible to produce antibodies against it Quot he told an am. Erica cancer society symposium for science writers sunday. A this would interrupt the chemical signal Stop the growth of new blood vessels and thus starve the antibodies Are substances the body produces to fight disease causing material. A a can to Force us out Chapman Washington apr the new Marine corps commandant says the comma is North vietnamese a a can to Force us out a of besieged Khe Sanh by bombarding its Airstrip into uselessness and preventing its resupply. Gen Leonard f. Chapmanjr. Said a a we be got ample helicopter capability which does no to need any Airstrip and we also have an air drop the 15,000 or More communist troops threatening the Marine held bastion in Northwestern South Vietnam have intensified their bombardment of Khe Sanh in recent Days. Also there Are reports of antiaircraft artillery which could seriously threaten american planes and helicopters supplying and protecting the base Chapman who took Over leadership of the 300,000-Man Marine corps Jan. I said in an exclusive interview that if the North vietnamese intend to As. Sault Khe Sanh with infantry a they Are going to have to hurry because the weather is running out on cargo was destined to Viet Cong troops helicopters Are the dominant vehicle in the Vietnam War. Here paratroopers attach a fish net Clamp to the base of a hovering a copter used to transport bags of captured enemy Rice. Security Council condemns Israel United nations , apr the . Security Council unanimously y condemned Israel sunday night for last weeks attack on Arab guerrilla bases in Jordan. But Israel brushed aside the rebuke and insisted it acted in self defense. The 15-nation Council voted As the guns of Israel and Jordan opened up anew along the Jordan River Frontier. The Council Resolution also deplored a fall violent incidents in violation a of the 1967 Arab israeli cease fire. But Arab delegates challenged the . View that those words applied to Arab terrorist raids into Israel. The Resolution further deplored loss of life and property from the attack. It declared that such actions could not be tolerated and that the Council a would have to consider further and More effective Steps As envisaged Quot in the . Charter to prevent their repetition a hint at economic and military sanctions. It called on Israel to a de Sist from Quot mistreating arabs in occupied territory. The Council acted at its eighth meeting in four Days on com plaints filed by Jordan and Israel against each other. The Compromise resulted from negotiations Between the meetings. Ambassadors Arthur j. Goldberg of the United states and Muhammad h. Elfarra of Jordan nailed it Down shortly before the vote. The agreement to deplore a violent incidents made possible passage of the Resolution. India Pakistan and Senegal had submitted a Resolution saturday night containing such a condemnation. But on Arabad vice they left out a provision Goldberg had demanded deploring a fall violent incidents and other violations of the cease fire Quot because of this their Resolution was sure of getting Only seven of the nine votes necessary for adoption those of the sponsors plus the soviet Union Hungary Algeria and France. India then suggested a com bodies and wreckage found in Irish sea Fishguard Wales apr bodies and bits of wreckage were found today near where an Irish Airliner plugged spinning into the Irish sea sunday with 61 persons aboard. Hope has almost been abandoned for finding any survivors. The British air sea Rescue Center directing the search said a frigate had picked up two bodies and sighted a third. Wreckage was found too about eight Miles off Rosclare Point Wexford Ireland. The last cryptic message from the Pilot said least i too lifeboats from Kilmore and Dunmore on the Irish coast put to sea and an Irish army helicopter joined the search for More bodies and wreckage. On Shore squads of police from Wexford and Rosclare patrolled the beaches should anything be washed up there. The British Navy frigate has Hardy reported she would put into Rosclare Harbor tonight with three bodies and some wreckage. The finding of the bodies Clos Al to the Irish coast than expected Drew an Armada of vessels which had been concentrating the search nearer the British Mainland. Royal air Force Shackleton aircraft also moved in to help. Investigators urgently needed wreckage from the Are Dingus British built Viscount Airliner to provide clues As to the reason for the crash. Capt. Gordon Black air safety officer for Are Dingus said earlier a the thing is a Complete no americans were known to have been aboard the plane which was on a scheduled flight from Cork to London. The passengers included nine Swiss citizens who had been on a fishing vacation in Southern Ireland. Assembly ousts Robles Panama apr National guard troops smashed the Headquarters of opponents of presi Dent Marco a. Robles today and arrested an opposition Leader after the National Assembly swore in a new president an action Robles ignored. The troops moved in two hours after twice deposed sex president Arnulfo Arias called for nationwide civil resistance a understood to mean a general strike in support of the Assembly a decision to convict Robles of unconstitutional political activity and suspend him from of fice. A make or break showdown seemed imminent. The National guard the nations Only military Force already had announced it could not obey the Assembly decision and said it would await an opinion from the supreme court due to recon Vene next monday. Witnesses said the guardsmen smashed windows and doors and moved in behind a barrage of tear Gas bombs shortly after 2 . At the two Story head quarters of the National Union. A five party coalition opposition opposed to Robles government. Hildegrand Nicosia the unions Secretary general was among scores of demonstrators reported arrested in front of opposition Headquarters. Nicosia told newsmen he thought he was the Only official arrested. With 12 minority deputies staying away from the impeach ment proceedings the Assembly voted 30-0 sunday to convict Robles of charges brought by his opponents that he influenced the selection of a candidate for the May presidential election allowed the use of government facilities for political propaganda and hired and fired government employees for political reasons. It swore in the first Vic president Max Delvalle As president and Delvalle named a new Cabinet and called the Assembly into session to draft reforms in the electoral Law. But he did not take the customary step of new presidents a changing the command of the 4, National guard. Guardsmen stood watch in the Square outside the Assembly building during sundays voting. Crowds of demonstrators of. Posed to Robles milled in nearby streets. When guard reinforcements raced into the area a burst of gunfire was heard but guard sources said later a weapon had been fired accidentally. Throughout sunday the opposition appeared unable to marshal a demonstration to equal a pro government rally held Friday. Robles contends the Assembly has no Legal right to impeach him. His supporters have asked the supreme court to Rule on a lower court injunction against the Assembly a proceedings. The opposition headed by Arias claims the Assembly is beyond the reach of any court. Delvalle said he had neither a propitiated nor encouraged Quot the present a special circumstances a he asked panamanians for a a common Effort that will permit us to overcome the crisis we now the impeachment of Robles was the third such Case in Panama a 65-year history. Promise for Nula a deploring a fall violent incidents in violation of the arabs insist that individual Palestine arabs setting bombs in Israel do not violate the cease fire because the councils cease fire resolutions for last june Sarab israeli War Are addressed not to individuals but to governments. Elfarra and Goldberg accepted the Compromise formula and the pending Resolution was revised. Powell predicts civil War new York apr deposed congressman Adam Clayton Powell predicts a civil War Quot by Young people Over the nations race situation. Powell Back from an 18-month self imposed exile in Bimini the Bahamas roared an emphatic a no a when asked at a news conference sunday if he envisioned a race War this summer. But Powell added he believed that both White and Black youths would join in battling the a White Power Structure. The 59-year-old Powell who returned Friday night to a tumultuous Welcome in Harlem said he came Home to purge his District of meanwhile the Rev. Or. Martin Luther King or. Said at a news conference in Harlem Sun Day that he is still committed to nonviolence a and i think the vast majority of negroes think that the Nobel peace prizewinner said he was reluctant to predict riots this summer because a predicting them is like inviting Powell also delivered a Short Sermon at the abyssinian Baptist Church where he has been pastor for Many years. Powell a Democrat was ousted from Congress on charges of misusing Public funds and charged with contempt in de tying new York courts Over full payment of a libel judgment against him. When he returned to new York he was released on parole pending Appeal of his conviction. He promised a judge he would obey All future court orders. Today s a Sucku i Man is a strange animal. He goes to sleep when he a not tired and gets up when he is. Saigon apr american helicopter gunships and fighter to miters have smashed 245 samoans carrying weapons and food to Viet Cong troops in the Mekong Delta in the last three Days the . Command said today. Gunships destroyed 114 samoans and damaged another 50 sunday at an enemy base Camp near the cambodian Border Headquarters said. Pilots spotted the flotilla while flying support missions for South vietnamese civilian irregulars and their . Special forces advisers fighting the Viet Cong 116 Miles Southwest of Saigon. Headquarters said 20 Viet Cong soldiers were killed and 43 huts destroyed. It reported two civilian irregulars wounded. Earlier sunday South vietnamese infantrymen spotted a Force estimated As a battalion moving in samoans near the Delta City of a dec 80 Miles Southwest of Saigon and called death probe continues Skull Valley Utah apr an investigation to determine what killed some 6,400 sheep in this desolate semiarid Western Utah Valley continued today As ranchers moved into the pastures to shoot other suffering sheep. In the past to Days sheep began dying by the thousands and several qualified veterinarians have linked their deaths to nerve Gas testing at the army a Dugway proving ground adjacent to the Range land. Or. Mar Fawcett one of two veterinarians called to the Hatch ranch which has sustained More than 90 per cent of the loss said a i have no doubts at All that organic phosphate poisoning from nerve Gas testing killed the he said he based this on lab tests at Utah state University and on private study. It was several Days after the sheep began dying that army officials withdrew their original denial and said a routine nerve Gas a Spray had been tested at Dugway March 13. Fawcett said a a in a sure if we had known about the testing and had an antidote Many of the sheep could have been had the army reported the tests on March 17 when they were informed of the deaths Fawcett said Many of the sheep could have been Given the army nerve Gas antidote atropine. Army investigators contend a fall results so far Are inconclusive Quot and that it cannot be proven the sheep died because of nerve Gas testing done at Dugway. Loss has been estimated at $300,000. In addition the Wool crop is lost and about 80 per cent of the dead sheep would have lamed in a month. Specialists from Dugway the . Health service the state and Federal agriculture departments and the state Board of health plus veterinarians and experts from the state worked to find the cause of death. People cattle horses dogs and other animals in the area have not been affected. Teenagers arrested Earlville a two teenagers were arrested by Chenango county sheriffs deputies on charges of burglary Early saturday morn ing shortly after being discovered inside russells diner Here. Craig d. Walker 18, of Pool Ville and Mark e. Hendricks 17, of Earlville were ordered held for action of the grand jury of. Ter waiving examination before Norwich Justice Leon Wales. Police said the duo were discovered inside the eating establishment shortly after Midnight by the owner Theodore Russell but they ran from the building. They were later picked up by deputies. Police said they took some food. In air strikes. . Pilots reported sinking 36 samoans and said the enemy fled into nearby Woods. Numerous secondary explosions have been reported after the recent attacks on the samoans indicating they were carrying ammunition or fuel. . Officials said the volume of War supplies presumably coming from Cambodia along Many Rivers and canals has increased considerably in recent Days. This indicates the Viet Cong May be replenishing supplies depleted during their lunar new year offensive for possible fresh attacks in the Delta. . Officials said the allies have begun a major Effort to Stop the Sampan traffic. On South Vietnam a Northern Frontier North vietnamese gunners shot Down two . Marine helicopters near Khe Sanh. One a gunship was attacking an enemy Bunker Complex two Miles Northwest of the Marine fortress. Its four crewmen were rescued but suffered Burns when the chopper crashed. A Marine patrol had called for gunships and artillery support after clashing briefly with tile enemy platoon. It reported 31 North vietnamese soldiers and five marines were killed and four marines wounded. Enemy ground fire also hit a big ch46 sea Knight helicopter Landing with cargo five Miles Southwest of Camp Carroll the artillery base to the East that supports Khe Sanh. Although Mode a by a teas cd a. Ii copter landed safely and the Crew was uninjured spokesmen said. About iou shells hit the Khe Sanh base sunday a Sharp drop from the More than 600 rounds fired into the fortress on each of the two previous Days. Casualties were reported Light. In reply to the earlier heavy shellings . B52 bombers had dropped As much As 1,000 tons of explosives saturday night and sunday on suspected positions of the estimated 16,000 enemy troops believed encircling Khe Sanh. The eight engine Strat fortresses flew six More raids sunday night and today. Enemy strength around Khe Sanh had been reported As 20,000. Military sources said the new figure represented a refine ment of intelligence estimates and did not signify enemy withdrawals or losses. More than 6,000 Allied troops most . Marines defend the base. Elsewhere in the Northern provinces Headquarters took the Security wraps off operation Worth a sweep launched March 13 about 15 Miles Southwest of Danang. In Light scattered action so far spokesmen said 120 enemy troops and 24 americans have been killed and 68 americans wounded. South korean infantrymen killed 42 enemy soldiers in three actions in the qui Nhon area sunday korean Headquarters said. Four injured in Accident at Sherburne Sherburne a four persons were slightly injured late saturday afternoon when the car in which they were Riding rolled Down an embankment in route 80, about four Miles East of Here. Injured were the operator Toni Louise Wilson 17, of Hamilton . 2, bruised left Helen Ellis 21, of Hamilton . 2, laceration of right ankle Mary Ellis 13, of Earlville . I contusion of right ankle and Howard Eccleston 19, of new Berlin bump on head. State police said the vehicle was eastbound in route 80 about 5 30 . When it skidded and spun around. It went off the South shoulder of the Highway through guardrails and rolled Down a 50 foot embankment coming to rest on its right Side. The operator was charged with unlicensed operation Andis sche ruled for arraignment at a later Date before Sherburne Justice Richard Runyon. Trooper Carl Blackwell investigated
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