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Norwich Evening Sun (Newspaper) - May 21, 1968, Norwich, New York
The vening Chenango county a daily newspaper in vol. 78, no. 47 tuesday May 21, 1968 a Norwich new York 13815 10c Par co Yench crisis grows Degaulle Waits Paris apr Frances massive crisis worsened today with More than one third of the nations workers on strike but president Charles de Gaulle a government still did nothing. The gaullist governing coalition expressed Confidence it would survive a parliamentary vote on a censure motion wednesday night but it gave no indication what it would do about the workers revolt for higher pay Shorter hours and Job Security. Nearly 6 million of the nations 16 million workers were on strike 260 factories were Idle and the movement was still growing. And unlike previous French strikes of 24 to48hours, no limit was put on these walkouts and sit ins. The strikes stopped trains subways buses taxis and garbage collection in Paris and closed Coal mines airports and seaports. Some tourists were stranded. Lines formed at food and tobacco ships Banks and gasoline stations. Amid a monstrous traffic Jam in Paris made worse by cars that were abandoned after run Ning out of gasoline few policemen were in sight. Although not on strike Many apparently stayed Home. Facing the gravest threat yet posed to his 10-year-old fifth Republic de Gaulle has made no Public statement since breaking off a visit to Romania saturday and returning to the Elysee Palace. He is to address the nation on television Friday night and there was no indication of what he planned for a situation strongly reminiscent of the turmoil that brought him Back to Power in 1958. Opposition Politi Cal leaders conferred with Trade Union leaders monday in preparation for their attempt in the National Assembly to oust Premier Georges Pompidou and his Cabinet. The French communist party called for an end to the de Gaulle regime and the forma Tion of a a True Republican re Gime owning the Way to social a successful censure motion in parliament would not oust de Gaulle whose term runs until 1972, but would be a major setback to his policies. George Seguy Secretary general of the big communist backed general confederation of labor said in a speech that the striking workers will present their same demands to whatever government is in office until they obtain satisfaction. The French crisis began with a revolt Early this month of University students demanding educational reforms. Despite a Promise from Pompidou to meet these demands the students launched round the clock sit ins at most of Frances universities and last tuesday night workers spontaneously Titok up the tactic to push their Long standing demands beginning with ail aircraft factory in Nantes. Universities remain closed and High schools in the Paris Region joined the strikes monday with some teachers remaining on duty Only to look after any pupils that showed up. Eastern France Alsace and Lorraine were Leas affected by the strikes so far but the 25,000 men of the Peugeot Auto factory at Soe Haux near tile Swiss Border a Ike 11 out. The ports of Dunke que be Havre Bordeaux and Marseille were tied up. Several foreign freighters bound for Marseille with perishable cargo were sent to Genoa Italy to unload. Orly the International Airport near Paris was closed. Airliners were rerouted to Brussels or other capitals and chartered buses took airline passengers to and from Brussels some planes got into be Bour get the French capitals no. 2 Airfield. J Oday w i round the state around the station around the world by associated press High court upholds jury trial Washington a defendants in All but a a Petty criminal cases Are entitled to the Chance to be tried by juries a supreme court has ruled. A trial by jury in criminal cases is fundamental to the american scheme of Justice a Justice Byron r. White said in the 7-2 decision monday. The ruling one of several expanding the rights of criminal defendants made the jury trial guarantee of the sixth amendment to the u. S. Constitution binding on the states. At the same time again by a 7-2 vote the court erased the distinction Between criminal contempt and other crimes and put a a serious contempt cases under the jury trial Rule. The justices were not explicit in drawing a line Between what it considered a a serious and what it considered a a Petty cases. However crimes carrying a two year sen tence were put in the a a serious category and those of six months were viewed As a a Petty meaning Bench trials Are still permissible. The dissenters justices John m. Harlan and Potter Stewart objected to use of the 14th amendments due process clause to promote uniformity among the states. A quite without reason a they said a the court has chosen to impose upon every state one Means of trying criminal cases it is a Good Means but it is not the Only fair Means and it is not demonstrably better than the alternatives states might signals not from Little Green men new York a astronomers using an optical Telescope and sophisticated electronic equipment say they have apparently identified one of four mysterious sources of pulsing radio transmissions recently discovered in the sky. Steven p. Maran reporting monday on the findings of his group at Kitt Peak in Arizona said observations showed one of the a a pulsars flashes in visible wave lengths of Light at precisely half the frequency of its radio pulses. Maran who worked with Roger Lynds another experimental astronomer and Donald Trumbo an electronics Engineer reported their findings at a seminar on rapid pulsating radio sources held at Yeshiva University. The Pulsar which they observed was discovered by radio astronomers at Cambridge University in England and first dubbed Lam no. I. The Lam stood for Little Green men since it was believed it could be a signal from a super civilization. Toddler goes Home with new liver Denver Colo Randell Wayne Bennett 2, one of four known survivors of liver transplant operations has been discharged from the University of Colorado medical Center. The curly haired son of mrs. Sandra Bennett of Mesquite tex., is the first liver transplant patient to Progress enough to be released. The youngster underwent surgery feb. 9 after doctors found he suffered from biliary Artesia the congenital malformation of bile ducts. The ailment often results in death by about tile second birthday. Randy and his Mother Are remaining in Denver and he still makes regular trips to the Center for checkups and treatments. Lbs airs new political phrase Washington a president Johnson May have added a new phrase to the 1968 political lexicon a bad mouthing our Johnson used the term twice in apparently extemporaneous asides while addressing a philanthropic banquet in new York monday night. He returned to Washington immediately after the speech. Johnson did no to accuse anyone of a bad mouthing and did no to relate it directly to the presidential Campaign. But the entire context of his speech made it evident he looks with something less than full approval on much of the Campaign oratory. Talking to affluent patrons of the arthritis foundation Johnson said a i simply refuse to accept the diagnosis of fatal sickness in our society and i refuse to follow those who say the quote a refuse to follow in the statement _ apparently sprang spontaneously from pres. Johnson his lips. He went on a i refuse to accept the diagnosis of indifference in our society and i say shame on you who Point that once again the a shame on you remark seemingly was off the cuff. The Burden of the presidents speech was that the nation can solve its problems and is not sick indifferent or racist. But he repeatedly returned to the thought that some individuals unnamed Are tearing Down rather than building up the country. Suharto assassination try revealed Jakarta the indonesian government foiled a plot two months ago to kill president Suharto and 19 of his generals and Cabinet ministers As they prayed at a mosque officials at the presidential Palace said monday. It was reported seven men had key roles in the abortive assassination attempt. All have been arrested and will be tried by a military court military sources said. Officials said the plot was inspired by the communists but that some of these involved were still at Large. Several alleged communists serving in the army were arrested in Jakarta last week but it was not known How Many in All would be implicated in the plot. The mass assassination was to have been sprung while Suharto and his top officials Knelt at the mosque on the grounds of the presidents Mardeka Palace during a moslem festival March 9, the Palace officials said. Undeclared Reagan says nomination j a up to convention tries it for size ten year old Steven Palmieri tries on Cap of Richard Tollman of Norwich a Mem Ber of the coast guard auxiliary Flovilla 2-6 of Sylvan Beach and instructor at a boating safety school concluded this week at Norwich senior High school. Although the Young est member of the class did no to get to keep the Cap he along with 37 other classmates did receive a new York state Young Boatman a safety course certificate. He is the son of or. And mrs. . Palmieri of to Brown ave. Sun staff photo peace role seen for reds Paris apr . Officials expect Britain France and the soviet Union All to play some part in carrying Forward negotiations for peace in Vietnam. Red China opposes a Settle rent but its Power to Block a Deal is believed to have been impaired by Mao tse Tungos Cul Tural revolution. A new burst of diplomatic activity in Paris and other Capi tals focused attention today on the potential roles of other pow. Ers with a stake in the outcome but with no current voice in the discussions in Paris. . Ambassador w. Averell Harriman and ambassador Xuan Thuy of North Vietnam were to Call on president Charles de Gaulle today Ham Man in the morning and Thuy late in the afternoon. While the visits were listed As Courtesy Calls each Man was expected to discuss his govern mentus position in the negotiations. British foreign Secretary Michael Stewart will Fly to Moscow wednesday to Confer with for eign minister Andrei Gromyko. The two men Are co chairmen of the indochinese peace Mach it. Ery created in 1954 and could be instrumental in arranging a peace conference if Progress in the Paris talks Ever warrants one. Even More important in the View of diplomats Here the so Viet government s influence on Hanoi. This is believed to have grown in the past year or so at the expense of red China. As peking s policy has fallen into the paralysing grip of internal crisis vietnamese Reliance on the soviets is believed to have increased. Harriman and Thuy meet again wednesday their talks having been in recess since sat urday. French official have been under orders to treat the talks Rocky gets interest hike Bill Albany . prospective Home owners face the possibility of paying up to 7vs per cent interest on mortgage Loans under terms of a Bill approved by the legislature and sent to gov. Rockefeller today. Rockefeller a approval of the controversial measure seemed assured in View of the fact that it was drafted largely by his banking superintendent Frank Willejr. Heeding Bankers cries that the current 6 per cent ceiling on mortgage interest is no longer realistic in a Market the Senate and Assembly authorized the higher Maxi mum monday. Approval of the Bill with bipartisan support dominated events at the Capitol monday during a Busy Day marked by these further devel of rents a breaking an impasse of two decades the Senate voted to add 125 judgeship to the judiciary system across the state. The proposal similar to one that have been blocked in the past by political bickering Over distribution of Bench seats rolled through the Senate without a whisper of opposition. It was sent to the Assembly. A the Senate Republican leadership decided to go ahead with legislation for decentralizing new York City a crisis Ridden schools. Gap sources indicated the latest in a series of Compro Mise proposals would Call for enlargement of the new York City Board of education by weather partly Cloudy Cool tonight Low temperatures 35 to 45. Fair not quite As Cool wednesday with afternoon temperatures mostly in the 60s. Four members. The Board would have until july i 1969, to produce a self executing plan for decentralization providing for Between 5 and 30 nearly autonomous districts. A legislative and administrative fiscal experts sought to wrap up final details of the supplemental budget the financial program devised yearly to cover items not included in the main budget passed earlier in the session. Clearly no one in the Legisla Ture was Overly enthused about the Prospect of raising the mortgage loan interest rate in an election year. But More than a majority in each House accepted the argue rent that a higher rate appeared to be the Only Way to unlock the Market for such Loans. The Assembly passed it 86-56, and the Senate concurred a Short while later by a vote of 42.13. With the cordial hands off Cour Tesy of a Host government which has no responsibility for the Success of failure of the negotiations. . Diplomats believe that de Gaulle will stick to this posture but will be willing if the need arises to use French contacts and influence to help reconcile a difference or break a deadlock. The key Powers in Hanoi have been the sovet Union and Chi a and american analysts usually credited peking with More authority than Moscow. Speculation that the balance has shifted seemed to be confirmed by North Vietnam s decision to go into peace talks at All. Moscow has welcomed the talks while peking has condemned them. Public soviet statements have Given Broad support to North Vietnam a opening position the demand for prompt and unconditional cessation of All bombing and a fall other acts of War against North Vietnam. . Officials consider soviet support of the vietnamese de Rands to be in line with Standard soviet policy. But they also think that soviet leaders want to get the War Over and probably will use their influence Iii private with both the United states arid North Vietnam to try to bring that about. Several reasons Are advanced for this View. One is that Mill tary Aid to the vietnamese is now estimated to be costing the soviet Union about $5 billion a year. Another is that the soviets would like to improve their relations with the United states and would find this less difficult if the two great Powers were not on opposite sides of the War. Fort Lauderdale Fla. gov. Ronald Reagan arrived in Florida monday night and told an Airport crowd he sees a no useful purpose in announcing his presidential candidacy saying a it will be up to the the California governor flew Iii a few hours after new York gov. Nelson a. Rockefeller ended a search for votes and went Home. While in Florida Rockefeller said it is too Early to decide who his running mate might be if he gets the Republican presidential nomination. Reagan began a fund raising drive for the Florida cop in heavily Republican Broward county. After a $50 per plate breakfast Iii fort Lauderdale today he motors to Miami for a news conference and luncheon. A crowd of about 400 was at the Airport when Reagan arrived near Midnight Over an hour behind schedule. They chanted a we want Reagan a and waved placards boosting him for president. Reagan said he first thought a ooh lord in a being picketed but there were no pick ets just Florida gov. Claude Kirk Gap Senate nominee de. Ward Gurney and six pretty girls Iii spangled tights who is. Sorted the governor. Reagan hopped up on a flatbed truck for an Impromptu speech when a Man shouted from the crowd to ask whether he will announce his presidential candidacy. A no i Don t think any useful purpose would be served by saying so a Reagan responded. A but when the Convent Ion opens in Miami Beach next August i will be nominated As a favorite son and very briefly will be a candidate. Then it will be up to the convention which Way they will go. A but one thing must be agreed on this nation cannot take four More years of what Wear going through. We have been taxed and taxed ourselves More than any people in the world s history but if Vietnam is a Symbol of this administration and Newark or Detroit Are symbols of our Domestic policy we be been pouring Money Down a rat Hole a Reagan said. He was asked about resurrection City the plywood shanty town that is Headquarters for the poor Peoples Campaign in Washington. A i feel very sorry for the people who have been lured into going there a lie said. A stills is just another form of coercive demonstration. But this administration has dealt in promises and the promises which cannot be delivered Art no More than a fraud on the people and these people have been defrauded too govern ment outlining spook Lase Boston apr the Federal government outlines its Case to Day against or. Benjamin spook and four others charged with conspiring to counsel Young liven to avoid the draft. Government prosecutors in opening statements to a jury of 12 men and three male alternates Tell what they intend to prove against the five defendants. The jury was Impan eled Mon Day in . District court despite arguments by the defense that women were discriminated against on the panel. Leonard Boudin spooks lawyer questioned court clerk Russell Peck Why there were Only nine women on the list of i in jury prospects. Peck admitted the list made him look like a a misogynist a or woman hater but said selection was made at random. Judge Francis . Ford denied a motion by the defense to discard the list and draw up another. Boudin did not indicate Why he wished More women on the jury. However or. Speck the internationally known paediatrician helped a generation of mothers raise their children through his Book a baby and child speck 65, is on trial with Yale chaplain William Sloane coffin jr., 43 Milia Al Farber 23, a graduate student at Harvard Mitchell Goodman 44, of new York and Temple Maine an author and teacher and Marcus Raskin 33, co director of the Institute for political studies in Washington. Poor people set out for Juk grave Washington a p tin poor people of a resurrection City .A.�?� plan their first demonstration today a March to the grave of president John f. Kennedy. The Rev. Ralph David Abernathy Campaign Leader calling Kennedy a a Friend of the poor who a helped poor people a told a late monday night rally he also wanted volunteers to fill All vacant seats in congressional hearings a a done to worry about dressing up just go the Way you Are a the Denim Clad Southern Christian leadership conference president told a cheering crowd of responsive residents. A a we be been Here a Long time ifs time we do Abernathy said he May postpone the massive March set for memorial Day in order to give organizers More time to prepare for it. The campsite now houses about 2,000 of the 3,000 persons so to planned to put in the plywood shanties that stretch Down West Potomac Park. The number of marchers waiting in Washington area churches dwindled considerably monday As construction of the plywood huts continued at a rapid Pace. About 150 from the Southern caravan were waiting in Northern Virginia but most of the others who arrived Over the weekend have been moved in so la officials said. About 700 persons on part of the Western it caravan arrived in St. I Ouis for an overnight Stop before proceeding to Louisville by. Abernathy told his followers there is enough Money to finish the Camp. He later told newsmen the Money Isnit All in but he was sure the american people would come through with Sun port. He gave no precise Fig. Ures. A we Are Gonna raise hell a he told cheering campaigners monday morning. A a we re not going to have any violence whatever today a chuckle a socialized Medicine when women get together at a Bridge party and talk about their operations
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