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Norwich Evening Sun (Newspaper) - March 29, 1968, Norwich, New York
March 29, 1968 the evening Sun 3 weather Chance of isolated showers late today or tonight. Mostly fair and cooler saturday. Low temperatures tonight in upper 30s and Low 40s highs saturday mainly in the 50s. The Ven Chenango county ing daily newspaper vre forewarned More Money vol. 78, no. To Friday March 29, 1968 Norwich . 13815 Memphis continues under today around the state around the nation a round the w orld Sec. Fowler conference begins after Melee Stockholm apr the finance ministers of to major industrialized nations including the United states opened a crucial inter., National monetary conference today after a Melee Between club swinging police and 150 anti. Vietnam War demonstrators. The ministers faced the threat of firm opposition to their plans from France. Violence broke out As . Treasury Secretary Henry Fowler arrived at the conference Hall. The Young demonstrators shouted a Susa murderers and other slogans and burned a Large placard in the form of. A Dollar Bill. At least a dozen were arrested As they resisted police of. Forts to push them Back into a Side Street. The conference was called to take the final step. In creation of a new monetary unit for use in inter. National Trade to supplement theurin Cipal monetary units now normally used. Gold dollars and pounds Sterling. The new unit. Called sirs or special drawing rights on the International monetary fund and nicknamed a paper Gold. Would in. Crease the amount of International credit available to i. Nance Trade among nations and it is hoped promote a More rapid expansion of world Trade. Sam will help Washington apr president Johnson brother Sam thinks to Ere a a Tough election Campaign ahead and that Lyn Don a will run rather than Sam Houston Johnson 54, Seldom seen or heard in Public has joined the Johnson family in the White House and Aims to help the president a fall the Way i can and to a keep out of trouble he says head like to see the president a get out there and talk about the issues. And defend a everybody enjoys a Good clean fight a said Sam in a rare interview during which he lamented that brother Lyndon is too Busy with problems of his presidential office to devote As much time As he ordinarily would to a Campaign. Riot flares in Panama Panama apr a riot thursday night with tear Gas and gunshots after a silent protest by 2,000 women was the latest episode in a Complex Story Here. The main elements Are two claimants to the presidency a restive National guard and a decisive supreme court session starting monday. The women March of mourning protested the arrests of opposition party members in the presidential crisis. It led to rioting and looting. National guard troops broke up the fray with tear Gas and shots fired in the air. The pro. Test turned disorderly when the women a procession joined by several thousand men and boys spotted two unarmed policemen. The crowd jeered and stoned them. The two policemen were injured and two other persons were hospitalized with Bullet wounds. Charges made by Nixon Milwaukee wis. Apr Richard m. Nixon has accused sen. Robert f. Kennedy and president John. Son of raucous irresponsible campaigning. But he had a kind word for sen. Eugene j. Mccarthy the Democrat who could knife into his Republican vote in wis. Consino a wide open presidential primary. And the proxy Campaign for Johnson rolled on in the nation second presidential primary. That was the scene in a Wisconsin Puzzle compounded by the fact that when the polls open next tuesday a voter can choose the Quot Richard Nixon ballot of either party. Nixon men Are concerned lest the Lack of a real contest in the Republican primary Lead vast num. Hers of normally gop voters to switch and cast Democrat. Tic ballots. Head for final vote Washington apr the Senate Heads toward a final vote on a taxes and spending Cut Bill after reject. Ting a Section to freeze Federal Public works projects. It also reversed itself thursday and voted to go along with the Treasury departments ruling to end tax exemptions on Industrial development Bonds effective Jan. I. After five Days of debate the Senate was due to vote today on the Bill which would extend Auto and Telephone excise taxes at current rates apply a to per cent surcharge to income taxes and Cut Federal spending by about $6 billion. Sen. John j. Williams r a del., who co sponsored the surcharge spending Cut amendment said democrats have Demontra. Ted they Arentt serious about spending reductions which of. Feet Public works projects Back Home. The end came suddenly new York apr George Plimpton who a had an Ama. Eur fling at everything from pro football quarterbacking to tinkling a philharmonic Triangle has forsaken his fran Chise As one of new York most eligible bachelors to try Matrimony. Plimpton 40, the handsome and urbane author editor of the Paris review was married thursday evening to Freddy Medora Espy a Petite blonde photographers Assis Tant whom he met at a party in 1963. Thus ended a Long and illustrious bachelors career during which Plimpton escorted mrs. John f. Kennedy Queen Elizabeth ii Ava Gardner Jane Fonda and Jean Seberg at one time or another. The end came suddenly. Jordan hit by bombers Tel Aviv apr israeli planes roared across the Jordan River today and swooped Low to plaster jordanian artillery and machine gun emplacements along a four mile front. Newsmen in the tense Beisan Valley in Jordan reported that the Jet fighters penetrated several Miles into Jordan to the i lad mountains. An israeli army spokesman charged that the jordanians began firing machine guns at israeli settlements at 11 30 . Israeli troops fired Back he said and the jordanians wheeled up artillery to bombard the settlements of Gesher beit Yosef and Yardena. The israelis replied with their own artillery. Fighting halted around noon but erupted again one half hour later. At this Point israeli planes were dispatched to silence the jordanian guns the spokesman said. He added there were no israeli casualties. Tension had filled the Valley earlier in the Day after four israeli civilians were killed when their trailer pulled by a tractor hit a mine in a banana Grove in Masada South of Lake Galilee. A fifth passenger an american was badly wounded a spokesman said. To the arabs it looked like War was impending again. Before news of the air strike press reports in Cairo Beirut Damascus Amman and Bagdad had chorused the general feeling that Israel was about to hit Jordan again and soon. Israeli troop buildups were reported under Way in the Northern part of the Jordan Valley and inhabitants on the jordanian Side of the River were reported to be evacuating their Homes for Safe ground. The press also spoke of israeli buildups along the cease fire line with Syria in the Sinai desert and even along the quiet Border with Lebanon. Reports from Amman said King Hussein held a lengthy meeting at army general Headquarters thursday. In Beirut president Charles Helou and Premier Abdullah Yafo discussed the situation with Arab league Secretary general Abdel Khalek Hassouna. Iraqi president Abdel Rahman Aref warned the arabs that time was not on their Side. In a speech Aref said the mis. Sion of . Peavoy gun Nar jarring was a a useless and the solution of the crisis Lay in the hands of the arabs. By that he meant another War. The incidents today came eight Days after israeli forces slashed into Jordan destroyed three guerrilla bases and killed 170 Arab commandos. Ised on their minimum scale and not the 1967level the increase tally about 7.5 per cent further complicate the health nursing ser on going salary pro she added a area hos. Including some Nurs Mes Are now paying their no nurses a minimum of to $6,500.�?� a Means that nurses not vilified for Public health potential of starting in at a higher minimum an a Public health nurse asides nursing school n must also have Aback arts degree. Core it is strongly Urg-5ublic health nursing Chenango county be a level co Mensur Memphis i squared educational troop protected 0f a Public health stringent police guard on Memphis strongly urged Speed professional be raised re a i co i i marbles no caterpillars Sun staff photo three first Grade girls at Gibson school Norwich watch the r caterpillars crawl around on hands and Blacktop during afternoon recess. From left Are Laurie Brown of South pm Mouth Tammy Shapley of 25 Henry Street and Donna Housely of 53 Henry Street. Pc claim they shot Down the air f it rec k l 11a Washington apr the loss of an f111a, this country most advanced fighter bomber May hand the communists the benefits of $1 billion in . Research and development work. Officials said thursday the Fate of the air Force i 11a and its two crewmen listed As a overdue on a Mission in Southeast Asia a was Uncertain but their worst fear appeared to be confirmed today. The North vietnamese reported the plane was shot Down in a Tinh prov Ince North Vietnam. The revolutionary swing Wing plane was part of a group of six f111a fighter bombers saw combat for the first time Only this week. If the plane did indeed go Down in communist held territory it could mean an enormous coup for the reds. Much of course would depend on the plane condition. The soviets Are Well along in swing Wing technology sources said it appears they might not gain greatly in this respect from capture of a downed i 11a by their North vietnamese or Patchet lao friends in Laos. But the i 11a is packed with very sophisticated gear novel engines and other devices developed by . Scientists and technicians after years of Effort. Pentagon figures show nearly $1.1 billion has been spent on re sea a development tests and on., Cering for in fun a to rough the end of 1967. Perhaps the most serious . Loss to the enemy and a consequent Bonanza for the North vietnamese soviets and red chinese would be the i 11 a a secret a electronic countermeasures equipment designed to foil enemy warning radar and thus permit the planes to penetrate to target and return Lime safely. With samples of this gear communist engineers might learn How to Deal with it and thus Compromise the effectiveness of the devices in the fills and other . Warplanes. Fires flickered the wreckage left which claimed one lift the violence began c Beale Street thursday when a March by 6,000 led by Rev. Or. Martin King or. In support of garbage collectors turned into a riot and continued through the Day and night despite a tightly enforced curfew. Another possible confrontation Between marchers and police was expected today with negro leaders saying Tiev would stage another March this one limited to sidewalks like those held a1-most daily since the City a Sam tation workers struck feb. 12. Only police state trooper and National guard vehicles moved on the major streets during the night but the alleys and Back streets were alive with youths darting Forth to set fires and Stone firetrucks. At Midnight a fire depart ment spokesman said 148 fire alarms had been turned in from the downtown area. Later in the morning a two alarm Blaze reported at a feed Mill the Sec Ond Blaze there during the night. National guardsmen Riding on the firetrucks prevented be. Rious interference however and firefighters had most of the blazes out in Short order. A More serious threat was a vehicle recovered Iii 20 min. To the level at least on a Par with the area hospitals registered the recommendations of the new York state nurses association in november 1967, Are $9,000 for a beginning Public health nurse and $7,500 for a beginning registered nurse from a diploma or associate degree program and $8,000 from a baccalaureate program she said. She also noted that clerical personnel were upgraded instead of being Given a raise. In regards to these positions it is strongly urged that the senior typist position be Given a More appropriate title and salary in keeping with the duties and responsibilities of the position. The senior typist listed at $3,465 annually for both 1967 and 1968, serves largely in the capacity of a clerical supervisor but is also the equivalent of a Secretary to the supervising nurse miss Babcock added. Chi Norwich stores open monday night downtown merchants Are preparing to kick off their trial run of monday night opening which is scheduled to Start april i. At a meeting of the Norwich merchants association March 20, members voted to inaugurate monday night opening beginning april i and continuing until the end of 1968 on a trial basis. Stores will be open mondays until 9 . This will give area shoppers two nights a week to shop downtown stores with the Friday night opening until 9 of clock remaining the same. Store hours tuesday wednesday thursday and saturday will remain from 9 30 . To 5 30 . With monday night opening and free off Street parking during the Day the merchants Hope to attract More shoppers to the downtown business area. Free parking in the City parking lots went into effect on March 25 and will continue also on a trial basis until april 27 As authorized by common Council. Meters in the off Street areas have been covered with bags provided by the merchants association. Lettering on the bags indicated tile two hour limit in each parking space. And to provide More space for shoppers cars in the parking lots store employees and professional people in the downtown area Are using private parking lots. It was 10 50 . Thursday when Douglas v. Burrell heard and saw his 1958 red and White jeep driven out of his driveway at to North Delaware Square. Or. Burrell a City fireman Hadnot authorized anyone to use the vehicle and he notified City police. In the meantime or. Burrells son Douglas s., a trooper stationed at the Norwich substation of the state police saw the jeep being driven up the East River Road Between Norwich and North Norwich and followed. The Driver of the jeep stopped and leaving Hie vehicle parked on the shoulder of the Highway took off toward the Chenango River and Dis appeared into the darkness. About 20 minutes elapsed Between the time the jeep was taken from its owners driveway and the time it was recovered. Today fluid dlr part of the world is living on borrowed time while the rest of it is living on borrowed Money. National ers copes n. Police elec1 in search for t4 further shots Xii Ell. Thursday March beg peaceful demonstration both its leaders and pol in thormities said the violence the work of a splinter Groin negro youths. Frank Holloman Memphis Quot police director said the trouble started when 200 youths Sepa. Rated from the main group arid went on a window breaking and looting Binge. Police retaliated with clubs and riot Gas. In the struggle that followed and continued through the night a 16.year.old negro Larry Payne was shot to death More than 150 arrests were made and at least 50 persons were injured a including five shot and one stabbed. Police said Payne was shot and killed sometime after the March was broken up. Hollo Man said he was told Payne was shot after charging an off Cor with a Butcher knife when the youth was caught looting. The stabbing victim was an unidentified City bus Driver leading the Memphis transit authority to halt All bus service rushed through the legislature during the Day mayor Henry Loeb imposed a curfew from i . Until 5 . Police allowed Only persons going to and from work to be on Che streets under threat of arrest. Gov. Buford Ellington ordered in 1,000 a riot. Trained National guardsmen and put another 8,000 on Alert. The March broke apart less than half an hour after it started As negro youths throwing clubs and rocks smashed win. Dows in downtown stores and began grabbing out the Mer. Chandise on display. Police said five persons were shot when caught looting. Grass fire spreads to Timber Norwich firemen and conservation department firefighters joined forces thursday afternoon to extinguish a grass fire which had spread into nearby Woods. City firemen were summoned shortly after i of clock when flames from a Bonfire ignited dry grass in a Field on the country club Road. Hie Blaze was extinguished with Indian pumps brooms and Booster lines firemen reported. North Norwich firemen were summed to Aid in battling the fire. Police assist Norwich City police form corridor for cars leaving parking lot at the Norwich phar Nacal company a Cookey Avenue Entrance thursday night As members of i tical 251 of International chemical workers Union heckle Drivers and passengers. Union members picketed the entrances in masses yesterday and this morning and police were called Sun staff photo in As a safety precaution. Police chief Harold o. Mattice also ordered that a no parking signs be erected around the entire Plant after motorists blocked Eaton and Conkey avenues yesterday morning. Patrolmen also blocked off Conkey Avenue last night to keep exiting traffic moving. No major incidents were reported
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