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Norwich Evening Sun (Newspaper) - May 2, 1968, Norwich, New York
The f. In Chenango county a daily newspaper n g 5 plan vol. 78, no. 34thursday, May 2, 1968 a Norwich . 13815 8c per copy state nation world student Aid penalty proposed Albany n. Y. Apr Senate majority Leader Earl w. Brydges has introduced a Bill that would deny state Fin Ancial Aid to students who violate the Law while participating in Campus demonstrations such As the one that rocked Columbia University this week. Brydges the Legislatures top Republican said he was disgusted by actions of student demonstrators at Columbia. He called them Quot perpetrators of evil and said the state Quot certainly Reward them with extra Money for what they be the measure introduced wednesday would strip students convicted of a felony or Misdemeanour on a Campus of Regent scholarships and scholar incentive awards. Brydges said he acted after viewing pictures of the destruction on the Columbia Campus where students had occupied University buildings in a protest Over construction of a gymnasium and Columbia s involvement with a defense department research. Damage to the Campus a in Uptown Manhattan a has been estimated at about $500,000. The demonstrators were removed forcibly by police Early tuesday. The Bill Drew immediate opposition from Senate democrats. Manfred Ohrenstein a Manhattan Democrat predicted the Bill would be rejected by the democratic controlled Assembly. Reagan issues position paper pact to Okay judge ships Albany . Apr a key Senate Republican committee chairman says and Assembly speaker Anthony j. Travia denies that the Legislatures leaders and gov. Rockefeller have agreed to Back a Bill to create 124 new judgeship. Sen. John h. Hughes a Syracuse chairman of the Senate judiciary committee forecast Senate and Assembly approval of the measure he introduced wednesday in a move to ease court congestion. But the democratic Assembly speaker promptly rejected the prediction saying there had been no High level Accord on the thorny judgeship problem. Hughes said that Travia Senate majority Leader Earl w. Brydges and the Republican governor had signalled support for his Bill a with no strings legislative action has been stymied in the past by bickering Over How the court seats would be distributed Between the two major political parties. Hughes introduction of a judgeship measure emerged As the most noteworthy development on Capitol Hill wednesday As the Senate and Assembly slowed through lengthy calendars of mostly routine Bills. The two houses then adjourned until monday without resolving the big question of How to raise Revenue to finance the states $5.billion plus budget. The major hangup appears to be Over a proposed increase in the state income tax. Travia has ruled out a Republican pro Postai for a surtax and has suggested adding new income tax brackets for those making comparatively larger amounts of Money. Abernathy winds up first test Ike a Progress encouraging March air Force base Calif. Apr former Prest Dent Dwight d. Eisenhower is reported making excellent re. Coven from his third heart attack since 1955. A the general a Progress to this Point has been very encouraging a medical Autho. Cities said wednesday. Hanoi rejects Cruiser site Vientiane Laos apr a spokesman for the North Viet namese embassy in Vientiane today rejected the proposal to hold preliminary peace talks with the United states aboard an indonesian Cruiser in the Gulf of Tonkin. The United states had accepted the proposal but North vietnamese rejection was expected in Washington. Terming the ship Board talks Quot unacceptable to the Hanoi government the North vietnamese spokesman said the proposal by the indonesian govern men Quot does not meet a single one of president Johnson a own conditions for preliminary contacts. Quot it shows that the four conditions set by Johnson Are merely a pretext for avoiding preliminary contacts a he asserted. Quot the United states is looking for one pretext after another because it wants to continue the recalling Johnson a demand for a Neutral site for he talks the spokesman said Quot Indonesia is not an indication that Hanoi considers the Jakarta government pro Western since president Sukarno a ouster. A furthermore contacts held on a ship would exclude repro sedatives of other countries and of the press and would not permit what president Johnson called a adequate communications a conditions set by Johnson the spokesman added. He said Hanoi still insists the talks be held either in phenom penh Cambodia or Warsaw Poland both of which the . Government has rejected. In Washington a number of . Senators were urging the Johnson administration to a. Cent Warsaw. Chairman j. W. Fulbright d-ark., of the Senate foreign relations committee indicated he and other committee members told undersecretary of state Nicholas Katzenbach that the United states should lift its objections to the polish capital As a site for talks. Another committee member who asked not to be named said he a convinced the United states rejected Warsaw because of objections raised by the South Viet namese. Fulbright asked if South vietnamese objections Are holding up talks replied Quot they Are a major reason Why we done to both South Vietnam and South Korea but especially South ,m.�?� Watenbach briefed the committee in closed session wednesday. A majority of the committee has Long criticized . War policy. Fulbright said he favored the wednesday offer by Indonesia to provide a ship on which the talks could be held in the International Waters of the Gulf of Tonkin. But he expressed scepticism Hanoi would go along a View also voiced privately by Diplo Mats in Washington. Although the White House embraced the proposal with a show of eagerness these diplomats noted Hanoi already was rejected Jakarta the capital of Indonesia As a possible site. Another reason for their negative View was that the North vietnamese reportedly told Indonesia recently they still prefer phenom penh Cambodia or Warsaw for the proposed talks. Foreign minister Adam Malik of Indonesia disclosed in Jakarta that he had offered to Send a Cruiser to the Gulf of Tonkin. He said the offer had been put before both North Vietnam and the United states. Within two hours after Malik s disclosure reached Washington a White House spokesman said the proposal was acceptable adding Quot a Neutral ship on a Neutral sea would tie a Good meeting casualties on increase ii operations like this search and destroy wounded the week before. South vietnamese Mission in Vietnam War increased last week forces lost 253 with another 785 wounded and when 302 americans were killed and 2,458 seven missing. Reported enemy casualties wounded compared to 287 killed and 1,458 stood at 1,729 dead with 2,397 reported killed the previous week. Continue foreign Aid Rusk Washington apr Secretary of state Dean Rusk urging congressional enactment of a $2.1 billion foreign Aid Bill says the United states can afford to spend less than one per cent of its wealth to help build a safer More prosperous world. Rusk told the House foreign affairs committee Aid must be continued for South Vietnam and other Southeast Asia nations As Well As for the countries of latin America and Africa. His testimony was prepared for delivery today. Quot some say we should postpone or eliminate foreign Aid because of the Cost of our efforts to help defend Freedom in Southeast Asia a Rusk said. Quot but the Freedom and Progress of hundreds of millions of other asians of 250 million people in latin America and of 260 Mil lion in Africa also engage our concern and Are directly related to our own Security and development has been gaining momentum in poorer countries but if that trend is reversed the consequences for the peace of the world could be disastrous he said. In South Vietnam said Rusk the scope of the Aid program has been modified As the result of the Viet Cong offensive that began Jan. 31 and funding requirements will be Down substantially the rest of this year. With improved Security however and recovery of a demand for imports it is estimated that the $400 million proposed for the next fiscal year will be needed the Secretary testified. He said South Korea Quot must increase its military readiness but without impeding its Strong economic development Effort. Both economic and military Aid requests have heightened importance a he said. Thailand has been steadfast and Loyal As an ally Rusk said. The thai government has count ered communist insurgency with a program of improved social service and strengthened Security. In Laos Rusk said the military situation has deteriorated in recent months. Quot it is no Over statement to say that the survival of Laos As an Independent nation depends on . in Indonesia he said the government of president Suharto can continue to make Progress Only if the United states continues to help put the sixth most populous nation on a firm economic footing. Poll says Nixon top Choice of businessmen Washington a americans top businessmen overwhelmingly favor Richurd m. Nixon for president Ami a number bitterly oppose sen. Robert f. Kennedy according to a copyright Washington Post Survey. The newspaper said Nixon was favored by 91 of 160 leading executives surveyed. New York gov. Nelson a. Rockefeller was second with 38 votes and vice president Hubert h. Humphrey third with 24. Kennedy was the Choice of 3 executives California gov. Ronald Reagan of 2 and sen. Eugene j. Mccarthy and third party candidate George c. Wallace i each. The Post said a number of executives comments showed Quot an Edge of bitterness toward Ken Nedys a saying the democratic candidate was their last Choice or they thought him least Quali fied. Nearly of the executives identified themselves As republicans the newspaper said. It said questionnaires were sent to 298 executives including the entire membership of the prestigious business Council which has worked closely with president Johnson and 180 responded. Humphrey the democratic presidential candidate who fared Best in the poll told a . Chamber of Commerce luncheon wednesday that some businessmen have even Quot out Liber aled Hubert Humphrey and said their help is needed to solve slum problems. In other political develop ments a Republican candidate Rockefeller takes a swing through Iowa today after calling his Massachusetts primary Victory a Surprise to him and urging de americanization of the Viet Nam War. A Kennedy pressing his Campaign in Indiana a May 7 presidential primary said the administration should be More flexible on a site for tentative Vietnam peace talks. A we need not worry about whether we will lose face by agreeing to a site we have not suggested a he said in Lafayette. A Mccarthy whose demo erotic presidential Campaign began As a protest to Vietnam policy said in Louisville the Issue asteroid hurtling toward the Earth Washington a the Maverick asteroid icarus a Pip squeak planet about a half mile in diameter starts hurtling earthward today at 20,000 Miles per hour. Navy astronomers say it will come within four million Miles of Earth on june 14, its closest approach since its discovery in 1949. It wont be visible to the naked Eye. The Navy assured there is Quot no danger of a collision with Earth. There have been similar reas Suring words in recent years from the High echelons of astronomy All aimed at counteracting reports that Rocky icarus just might be on a collision course with the Earth. Such a catastrophe would be equivalent to dropping too Hydrogen bombs at one time. But one american astronomer or. Robert s. Richardson while conceding there a no apparent Chance of a collision during icarus upcoming visit has said this might not always hold True As the asteroid keeps returning every 19 years. Richardson of Altadena Cal-if., has theorized icarus might eventually be pulled off course by the combined Gravity influences of the planets Earth and Mercury with which it also has relatively close brushes. He has suggested a possible defense if danger Ever appears imminent blasting icarus out of the heavens with a nuclear armed space vehicle. It has been known since at least 1957 that icarus was due to make a close approach to the Earth june 14 or 15 of this year. This forecast has been based on a computation of its strongly elliptical orbit around the Sun ranging from 18 million Miles at its closest Point to the Sun and 183 million at its farthest. Icarus wheels around the Sun once every 409 Days. Icarus is named for the adventurous youth of greek mythology who flew too close to the Sun on wings of Wax and feathers then fell into the sea when the Wax melted. It is one of More than 1,500 known asteroids Wheeling around the solar system. Should not be lost sight of. Quot this whole question Hasni to been put to the people since new Hampshire a he said. Quot it ought to be a California gov. Ronald Rea Gan said in a position paper Civ ii rights must lie attained by a time skill and resourcefulness and capital from All sectors a not Quot by shrill exaggerations or false promises and it will not be achieved through mob action or by the Torch or the a at least two democratic meetings in Missouri for selecting county convention delegates were broken up by Stro Garm methods witnesses said were reminiscent of the Boss Tom Pendergast Era Quot mob one Mccarthy supporter was knocked Down and another hit in the nose for protesting Delegate selection methods. Despite arabs Israel parades Jerusalem apr Israel defied its Arab neighbors and a . Security Council Resolution today by parading its military might through the Arab sector of Jerusalem to celebrate 20 years of nationhood. Demonstrations of protest were scheduled for several Arab capitals and a proposal to con. Dean Israel for holding the Parade was expected in the Security Council. Israel rejected a unanimous Council Resolution saying the Parade should be cancelled because it would Hurt chances for peace in the Middle East. Braving sweltering heat thousands of joyous israelis and for eign visitors lined every foot of the Parade route through both Arab and jewish sections of the once divided City which Israel United in the War last june. Arab residents of Jerusalem kept their Homes and shops shuttered. Soldiers and police stood guard All along the route keeping a watchful Lookout for trouble from Clandestine Arab groups that ordered a Boycott of the Parade. Visitors were checked at roadblocks on All roads leading into the City. Weather fair and Cool tonight with scattered Frost Likely. Sunny to partly Cloudy on Friday. Low temperatures tonight 30 to 35 and highs on Friday around 60. Negroes begin March on . Memphis Tenn. Apr hundreds of negroes Are starting the poor Peoples March on Washington envisioned by or. Martin Luther King or. As a Means of dramatizing the plight of the poor of All races. As a final preliminary before departure of a bus caravan to Marks miss today a Marble Stone bearing a Cross and a Star is being dedicated Here in memory of the slain civil rights Leader. Kings widow and the Rev. Ralph i. Abernathy the Man who succeeded King As head of the Southern Christian leadership conference take part in dedication of the Stone to be placed on the second floor bal. Cony of the Lorraine Motel where King was standing when killed by a sniper april 4. Then Abernathy leads the Iii St contingent of the poor poo pleas Campaign on a twisting two mile route through some of Memphis worst slums to buses chartered for the trip to Marks. Both mrs. King and Abernathy addressed a Kickoff rally of about 8,000 wednesday night and pleaded for a Large turnout for both the dedication and the trip to Marks the town termed by King As the nations worst Rural poverty area. A Brief outbreak of violence flared in Marks wednesday when about 20 Mississippi Highway patrolmen used Rifle Butts to break up a demonstration by negro High school pupils outside the Quitman county jail. Deputy Jack Harrison said about 350 students had started a sit in to protest tin arrest of Willie Bolden an Advance organizer for six. By the time the trouble had subsided seven of the six organizers were in jail. The memorial Stone a 4-foot-by-44-Inch slab of White Marble weighing 250 pounds is on a Pedestal for the ceremony. Below a Star and Cross were Kings name birth Date Date of death and his title in Sulc. Then was engraved this inscription from the 37th chapter of genesis. Quot they said one to another be hold Here cometh the dreamer Quot let us slay him. We shall see what becomes of his King came to Memphis to plan another March in support of striking City sanitation work ers when he was killed. Ile led a previous March which erupted into a flurry of window breaking and looting and had been ached tiled a mass meeting the night he was slain. Abernathy said poor White people from Appalachia in Diana mexican a Mer leans and puerto Picans would join negroes in the Campaign. Abernathy and a committee of too had spearheaded the Wash ton March by presenting demands to governmental leaders the first of the week. Abernathy flew Here from Washington wednesday night to address the mass rally and pre pare for the March. Crime Bill would supersede High 9 Washington apr sen. John l. Mcclellan pushing for Senate passage of a crime con. Tool Bill that would supersede several controversial supreme court decisions has accused the High court of coddling crime rials. The Arkansas Democrat said a majority of the court has taken it on itself to Amend the con St it it Ion and a we have to decide if we have the courage to do something about these self confessed murderers and rapists that the supreme court is disposed to turn Mcclellan in opening debate on the omnibus Bill wednesday Laid heavy emphasis on the Sec Tion that would make Confes Sions admissible As evidence in criminal trials if voluntarily Given. He called this a vital part of the legislation but opponents Hope to Muster the votes to strike it from the Bill. In a 284-Page Senate judiciary committee report on the Bill 7 of the 16 members joined in a statement protesting efforts to undo supreme court restrictions on the use of confessions or oth. Or self incriminating state ments. They challenged the const it u. Tonality of this part of the Bill saying a simplistic answers do us no service in the struggle to find solutions for the compleat de problems we face in the War against Mcclellan floor manager for the Bill argued the supreme court has imperilled Public safety while providing greatly increased Protection for Cirni. Nals. He referred particularly to the 1966 Miranda decision which barred use of confessions unless a suspect is Given the right to have a lawyer with him while being questioned by police. Spending i it plan offered Washington apr the House appropriations committee Lias prescribed a formula to inject new life into president Johnson a $10 billion Bill a spending Cut proposal which the administration la bleed Good Medicine. Breaking a weeks Long deadlock the committee proposed wednesday that any tax hike by accompanied by a $4 billion Eui in actual spending for the Fisca year beginning july i plus a $14 billion slash in spending already authorized or appropriated Foi future years. The committee s action re moved a big Roadblock in tin tax proposal s Progress through Congress where it has been since last August. But sen. John j. Williams of Delaware senior Republican of a House Senate conference com. Uni tree trying to work out a com Promise said the Senate wit not pass a tax spending package that does t contain a $6 billion spending Cut for next year proposal already endorsed by the Senate but opposed by tin administration. I Oday Chuc Kern teen agers Are upset these Days because they re living in a world dominated by nuclear weapons and adults Are upset because they re living in a world dominated by teen a. Ers. Today around the a around the around Tow Sacramento Calif. Apr Republican gov. Ronald q Reagan plans to spell out his position on major issues this political year in a series of papers going to Quot opinion molders throughout the nation. In his first such paper a 22 Page illustrated Booklet he called wednesday for United Public and private Enterprise to a guarantee equal rights for Quot it will not be achieved through mob action or by the Torch or the club a Reagan asserted. Aides said the position papers will be followed by others dealing with Law and order Public assistance economic growth Job opportunities education and the Quality of life in America. The position papers will be mailed to governors National and state leaders businessmen newsmen and Quot other opinion molders in the Independent sector a the aides said and will Quot Point the gov. Reagan direction the Reagan administration will take in the Days and months Reagan who describes himself Only As a favorite son candidate for the Republican presidential nomination spent last weekend speaking in Idaho and Colorado. In two weeks he leaves on a five Day tour of the South and Midwest. Washington apr the Rev. Ralph David Abernathy has just completed his first major Public test As a Leader of the nonviolent civil rights movement dominated for More than a decade by the magnetic personality of or. Martin Luther King or. Its doubtful eve Naber Nathy believed he moved much closer to his goal of congressional action on a jobs and income program during the three peaceful Days that saw 150 poor people demand More help from their government. A they have made no guarantees or any promises a Abernathy said after meeting with congressional leaders. A i have detected a sympathy on the part of people with whom i have met but that sym. Pathy alone will not solve the problem we want he did however take a Community organizers kind of Pride because for three Days a eve Abernathy varied group of poor people hard to organize under any circumstances worked As a unit to a Tell it like it
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