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Norwich Evening Sun (Newspaper) - May 27, 1968, Norwich, New York
The v Ning Chenango county s daily newspaper in vol. 78, no.51may 27, 1968 Norwich Mew York 13815 10c per cop Yeo top unions eject Paris pact i \r1s apr French labor. A agreement and the govern int hammered out an agree a in today to end the nation s general strike but Akers in two key automobile plants in the Paris area rejected the settlement. Union leaders toured the strike bound factories explaining the agreement. The workers shouted their disapproval at the nationalized Renault automobile works and the privately owned citroen Plant. None of the Union leaders would predict whether the to million striking workers would accept the pact and end the giant Defiance of president Charles de Gaulle s government. But Georges Seguy Secretary general of the communist led general confederation of workers said the decisions should be made a in a Short Seguy said the unions had achieved Only partial Success in the two nights of negotiating sessions which lasted a total of 27 hours. A we have arrived at an ensemble of conclusions which one can say constitutes an agreement Quot Premier Georges Pompidou told newsmen As the decisive 14-hour session ended at 7 45 . If the settlement is ratified by the workers its Cost May Force de Gaulle to curtail or even abandon such expensive items As his nuclear strike Force and Large scale Aid to developing countries. He May also have to dig deep into France s Hoard of Gold which he has been using to put pressure on the Dollar and the British Pound. Although the labor front was looking up. Pompidou was plagued with the possibility of More trouble on the second front of France s crisis the student rebellion. The National students Union called a 24-hour demonstration to begin today against alleged police provocations which it claimed were responsible for the bloody rioting in Paris thursday and Friday nights. The Interior ministry gave the students permission for a Street March followed by a meeting at a stadium. Leaders of the students Union pledged that the demonstration would be nonviolent hut Radical groups who have been talking revolution refused to join in the pledge. The premieres tactic has been to give priority to the workers demands since the general strike is having the More serious effect on the nation s Economy and its life. Presumably the government now will turn to the students demands for sweeping Reform of the antiquated University system. Pompidou has already promised a thorough shakeup and agreed to most of the students original demands but they have continued their strike and occupation of their universities holding Marathon discussion sessions at which they argue a limit How to go about revolutionizing French society. The Syndicate of University teachers announced its support for the new student demonstration. But the communist party today Annulli the state Aromas the station around the work by associated press Nigeria peace talks begin Kampala Uganda negotiators from Biafra and Uganda sat Down today in a final Effort to Salvage talks aimed at ending nigerians to month old civil War. Sir Louis Mbanefo head of the biafran team and nigerian delegation Leader chief Anthony of Natoro met with president Milton Obote of Uganda and Commonwealth Secretary Arnold Smith. Mbanefo had threatened to take his delegation Back to Biafra because of repeated delays in getting Down to the question of a ceasefire. Hie biafran have complained that the nigerians delayed the meeting a half hour sunday 90 minutes saturday and one hour thursday. Ena Horo said the delays resulted from the disappearance thursday of a nigerian confidential Secretary. He said Lagos had at first ordered him to hold off the talks Pend report on the missing Man. Later he said he re it. Ders to continue without the Secretary. Nigeria in to rite re will be no cease fire until the biafran give up t Cir a to sovereignty. Rocky advocates executive Aid new York gov. Nelson a. Rockefeller charging that the government is being run on a a crisis to crisis Quot basis has urged creation of an office of executive management to Aid the president. He proposed the new office in a statement sunday As a Way to bring better efficiency into government and to Aid the president in the formulation coordination and execution of Domestic policies. A we Are living from crisis to crisis and from problem to problem coping As Best we can Quot Rockefeller said. Thiis pattern of passive response not acting but reacting Breeds More problems More crises. And this is no longer rational or following a news conference Here today Rockefeller flies to Denver first Stop of a swing through Colorado new Mexico Wyoming Utah and Nevada in his Campaign for the Republican presidential nomination. Spock trial in second week Bostons what apparently will be a Long trial for or. Benjamin spook and four co defendants entered its second week today. Prosecution testimony in the draft evasion conspiracy Case has entered on a meeting last october inside the department of Justice building in Washington. An Fri agent from Washington was scheduled to testify for the government following the weekend recess. On trial with 65-year-old baby doctor Are Yale chaplain William Sloane coffin jr., 43 Michael Feber 23, a Harvard graduate student Mitchell Goodman 44, a new York writer and teacher and Marcus Raskin 33, a Washington research director. If convicted of charges of conspiring to a said abet and counsel Quot youths to avoid the draft they could receive maximum sentences of five year prison terms and $10,000 fines. The trial recessed Friday after testimony by John Mcdonough an assistant Deputy . Attorney Gen eral who said Spock coffin Goodman and Raskin demanded last oct. 20 that he accept from them a briefcase filled with draft cards and facsimiles. A i told them i could not and would not accept the briefcase a Mcdonough testified. For of in is target of poor drive Washington a a demonstration at the agriculture department headed the tentative Agenda for the poor Peoples Campaign today but organizers guarantee they could pull it off. A we just May sit in on Secretary of agriculture Orville l. Freeman until we persuade him to go with us to Congress Quot the Rev. James Bevel told a sunday morning prayer session at resurrection City .a. Bevel said the demonstration in support of More Federal food programs would probably be rescheduled for tuesday if it can to be mobilized today. His announcement was in keeping with Sun Days announcement by the Rev. Ralph David Abernathy Campaign Leader that this week the third of resurrection City a Brief existence would see a move a full swing into nonviolent sunday was primarily a Day for housekeeping and greeting visitors at the Campground of Little plywood huts that now nearly fills its assigned 15 acres in West Potomac Park near the Lincoln memorial. Two Days of broiling weekend Sun baked the Muddy swamp that in a died the City last week Back to a hard Clay surface and the a City manager Quot the Rev. Jesse Jackson declared an or ii House. Dozens of visitors strolled slowly Down the West in Frontier style Board sidewalk along Abernathy Boule a taking pictures of residents lounging in front of their sweltering Homes. Humphrey leads Pennsy poll pres to i la la Delphia a vice president Hubert h. Humphrey a whelming presidential Choice of committed pen democratic convention delegates an associated a it jul showed today. The poll showed him running 27 i. Id of sen. Robert f. Kennedy and 3 to i in front of a j it j. Mccarthy. Pennsylvania with 162 delegates. 1-0 votes at the party a National convention in this August. This is about to per cent of the nuts a i to win the nomination. The delegation is the third t Moi the states. The a mail and Telephone Survey Pennsylvania votes Humphrey 633/4, Mccarthy it 2 i uncommitted or unreached 45. It is Alii a majority with a third of the votes still up for Unphrey supporters in the big Industrial state Are former gov. George m. Leader and they claim. Ill j those who still have a no Choice Quot will be president at the conventions first Roll Call. 6for god and country or. And mrs. William Frink stand beside the casket of their son Richard As the Rev. Wilbur Strader pastor of the Calvary Baptist Church. Norwich conducts com Mital services for the 19-year old Norwich Marine killed May 8 in Quang Tri province South Vietnam. Sun staff photo second Norwich area War victim buried a second Norwich Marine a victim of the Vietnam War has been buried on the Grassy slopes of it. Hope cemetery. Some too persons attended the com in ital services saturday for pfc. Richard a. I rink who was killed in action in South Vietnam on May 8. Just a few feet away from the canopy which shaded the mourners and the Gray Flag draped casket a Small american Flag waved in the Breeze Over the grave of Cpl. Donald Brant Norwich first Vietnam fatality. He was killed feb 20 in South Vietnam. Family and friends stood silently As a Marine corps Honor guard from Oneonta and Binghamton fired three volleys in Salute the Flag which covered the casket was folded and presented to the youths Mother and butlers from the Norwich senior High school band sounded taps. Earlier at the fatty f funeral Home die Rev. Wilbur Strader pastor of the Calvary Baptist Church Norwich said under a topic of a honorable or dishonourable Quot the two most important times in a a Ricky a life Quot was the time of accepting god and the time of going to defend his country. Elaborating on the second or. Strader said a the did no to Burn his draft card or take cover under the shield of dissenting Quot a i still believe we have die greatest country in die whole world. And i am glad to Send my boys to defend this country and if need be die for it. A a in a rather be dead than red Quot he declared. A a in a grateful to see those who Are willing to stand up in die face of criticism and dissension Quot he added. Or. Strader said the Young Veteran was both honorable in his Home and Community a a and when it Carne time to defend his country and what we believe in he said a yes Quot the pastor said that in talking with him he had voiced willing Ness to defend his country a a if need be with his his Mother said today the family had received five letters from the Marine since he arrived in Vietnam three weeks prior to his death. He told his parents tile re had been very few hostile actions in the area of the Quang Tri province where he was stationed. In his last letter received the Day before the Telegram notifying the parents of his death Young i rink a machine gunner said he had just been out on a Small operation and would be leaving Hie next Day on a bigger one. The 19 year old Marine was injured fatally on that operation when he received head and body wounds from hostile fire. Serving As bearers for tile ser vices were capt. . Lynch sgt. Sud. Farrell and a sets. . Galley . Youvarn . Brown Bari e. Harris and Phil Bidwell. Members of Christy Rock Post i w and it. Warren e. Eaton . Post 189american legion also served As Honor guard at the services. Among those attending were members of the Norwich High school faculty and the coaching staff of the athletic department where he had been a student and athlete. Members of his graduating class also attended. Casey Jones lbs drops protocol for aussie visitors Washington apr presi Dent Johnson has pushed protocol aside in welcoming visiting prime minister John Gorton of Australia for talks believed sure to Center on Vietnam the Paris peace talks and future . Policy in Asia. The prime ministers plane had scarcely touched Down at nearby Andrews air Force base md., before Johnson hosted Gorton and his Wile on an informal and unscheduled Poto Mac River cruise aboard the presidential yacht Sequoia. The formal schedule called for the president and mrs. Johnson to Greet Gorton and his american wife Bettyna with a red carpet ceremony and a 19-gun Salute at the White House today. The ceremony was still on tap but Johnson did t wait for pro. Toed to talk Over the future with the head of a strongly Allied and Friendly government. Although Johnson has met with More than 60 Heads of government during his presidency he never before had made such an informal gesture of Friendship. On his arrival at Andrews the 56-year old prime minister a ruggedly handsome world War ii fighter Pilot who survived two crashes in combat said he would like most to establish a the same Contact and continuity with the president and his administration and his possible successors that my predecessor the reference was to the late prime minister Harold Holt who disappeared last december while swimming in the australian surf. Holt had pledged his administration to be a fall the Way with lbs a a on the Vietnam War policies of this country. Gorton has been More constrained. Weather clouding up today with some rain Likely late this afternoon tonight and tuesday Low temperatures tonight around 50 and highs on tuesday near 60. Again turned their Back on the Young rebels telling its followers to stay away because a new provocations Quot might hamper achievement of the workers Aims. The agreement worked out with the labor leaders included 1. An increase in the minimum hourly wages from 2.2 francs to 3 francs an hour or from 44 to 60 cents. This will affect 450,000 workers. 2. An across the Board wage hike for Industrial workers oils Hoof i a a attack. I Efi a Misc a Yrtti double trouble twins share a Sengle problem How to retrieve a baseball and keep the game from going Down the dram. Boys were oblivious to cameraman w. Lories Stewart of Bradford pa., who recorded their efforts. Saigon a it a the communist command intensified the Vietnam War Over the weekend and for the first time introduced russian Long Range antiaircraft guns to its beefed up air defences just above the demilitarized zone. Allied forces reported killing More than 1,000 enemy troops in a weekend of Savage fighting from the outskirts of Saigon to the demilitarized zone. In keeping with Hanoi a proclaimed a fight and talk Quot policy the communist commands push came As North vietnamese and american negotiators prepared for their fifth meeting today in the Paris cease fire talks. American casualties were re ported As 54 killed Aud 192 wounded in the series of Batties. South vietnamese losses were termed Light. Sharp fighting continued on three sides of Saigon today. The Viet Cong was believed moving 500 to 1,000 troops toward the capital. The heaviest fighting Over the weekend came in the Northern sector where North vietnamese troops renewed their pressure on the . Marine Headquarters at Dong a and in the Central Highlands where a massive Campaign May be shaping up. . Spokesman said Superior Allied firepower led to enemy defeats in most of tin clashes but american troops appeared to have been set Back Iii at least two places. About 800 North vietnamese overran a Section of the Peri meter and four bunkers at a . 4th infantry division patrol and artillery base 11 Miles West of Dak to in the Central Highlands. In More than seven hours of fighting 14 . Infantrymen were killed and 56 wounded. . Fighter bombers joined the Battle Aud the enemy retreated in thick fog. About 400 Viet Cong troops attacking with grenades mortars and Small arms killed five infantrymen of a . 25th Divi Sion unit in night defensive positions on the Northwestern outskirts of Saigon six Miles from the Center of the City. The enemy withdrew Early today As in the first two weeks of May heavy fighting raged again around Dong a Headquarters of the . 3rd Marine division 11 Miles below the demilitarized zone. South vietnamese infantrymen reported killing 99 enemy soldiers sunday on the same Battleground where government troops claimed 152 killed the previous Day. Government losses in sundays Battle were reported As one killed and one wounded Aud casualties saturday also were reported Light. Escapee nabbed. 2 users sought san Luis Obispo Calif apr the search for two escaped mental patients swung to san Francisco today after the release there unharmed of the last of Lour hostages and the re capture of one patient. Frank Svehla 53, the Las hostage hailed a passing Patro car in san Francisco about a. In. He and three others wer it seized when the three patient fled Atascadero state Hospital sunday. Svehla is a psychiatry technician. The three All with criminal records armed and considered extremely dangerous Stabbe it two guards today a chuckle a when a woman says she wont be a minute a a she s usually right
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