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Norwich Evening Sun (Newspaper) - May 28, 1968, Norwich, New York
Vol. 78, to. 52 tuesday May 28, 1968 Norwich n y. 13815 10c to copy Navy armadas searching for a sub 90 crewmen Washington apr a Small . Navy Armada from both sides of the Atlantic combed the Stormy Ocean today for a clue to the whereabouts of the missing atomic submarine scorpion and her 99 crewmen. What May have happened to the $40 million . Attack Sui was a mystery. An obvious if unexpressed Navy fear was that the scorpion May have suffered a Fate similar to that of another atomic sub the Thresher which Sank in the North Atlantic in 19g3 with 129 men aboard. An unspecified number of planes were scheduled to join vessels ordered into a Broad search monday when the scorpion failed to report in As scheduled at the end of a Mediterranean cruise. A source said Navy attempts to Contact the sub which he termed Quot part of the Normal missing sub procedure Quot a were continuing. Because she was returning to the United states submerged the Navy had not received any communications from the scorpion since Midnight May 21. This was termed routine. But about noon monday the scorpion should have come on the air asking Norfolk va., for Docking space. Relatives waited at the port. No message came. She was due there at i . The Navy quickly dispatched the first of 19 Atlantic Fleet ships to find the scorpion and by 7 . Monday publicly pronounced her a the weather is very very bad out there Quot . Thomas h. Moorer chief of naval operations told newsmen at a hurriedly summoned news conference. The submarine shark reported 15-to 22-foot Waves from the area and was rolling to 22 degrees at times. Moorer offered two possibilities of what May have happened to merely delay the scorpion in reaching Home a weather May have caused her to slow up and she May have radioed a message about the delay which was lost in Stormy turbulence. A the scorpion May have altered her course As she Rose from the Atlantic s Depths to approach the shallower 650-foot-deep Continental shelf extending 40 to 50 Miles from the Eastern Seaboard thus slowing her arrival. The latter however would not have explained her failure to communicate with Shore. He said it would be routine for the scorpion to remain submerged until rough seas subsided but acknowledged she would have tried to establish Contact with her Home base. A so far we have not received any Quot emergency messages the Admiral said. Would she have messaged in Case of trouble a of course Quot he said. The scorpion an atomic driven Breed of warship designed to stalk an enemy s submarines or destroy his surface Fleet had been on what was described As a routine extended training exercise in the Mediterranean. Anks push Mccarthy seeks halt Mew major offensive to Hobby s bandwagon 500 Here we dome Chenango county cub scouts Root for their favorite cars with All the enthusiasm of the memorial Day �?~500�?T during Pinewood Derby contest saturday at Sherburne elementary school. Event was part of Spring Camporee which was highlighted by a Par Ade led by the Sherburne High school band from the municipal building to the school. Scouts camped out during the weekend at the Rogers conservation education Center. Photo by Casey Jones today by 4 round the state around the station Quot i around the of orb y associated press no survivors in India air crash Bombay India a four engine con Vair jetliner of indonesians Garda airways fell from the sky in a Ball of fire then crashed and burned today about in Miles from Santa Cruz Airport with 2g to 29 persons aboard. Rescue parties reported there were no survivors. Hie plane lost radio Contact with the ground seven minutes after Takeoff. Some reports said the plane carried 29 persons--15 passengers and 14 crewmen. However Gard a a agent in Bombay air India issued Alist with Only 13 passengers and 13 Crew. None aboard appeared to be american. The plane was in route from Jakarta to Amsterdam. Karachi was its next Stop. Senate strips City riot Aid washing ton tile Senate has stripped from an omnibus $5.2 billion housing Bill a provision designed to give special help to cities ravaged by riots. A vote of 57 to 2 knocked the Section out of the measure monday after opponents argued it might encourage rioters. The Senate planned to take up other proposed amendments to the Bulky housing Bill today with the leadership hoping the measure might Clear the chamber by tonight. Expected Are Republican attempts to trim some multimillion Dollar Money allotments from the measure. Sen. Richard b. Russell d-ga., led the attack against the provision that would have made cities suffering riot damage eligible for Federal Grants under the Long established disaster Relief program. Russell argued that Money should be reserved for victims of natural disasters such As hurricanes earthquakes and floods As it now is. And he contended the provision could be interpreted As telling would be looters and arsonists Quot go and have a big time lbs assures aussies on Pacific Washington president Johnson has assured prime minister John Gorton of Australia that the United states will continue to Honor its defense commitment in the Pacific after the Vietnam War. Gorton was to wind up two Days of meetings with Johnson today. Quot in the years ahead we Hope the new Asia will be increasingly organized to shape its own destiny a Johnson told the australian Leader in an Exchange of remarks at a White House dinner monday night. He added Quot i have no doubt there will be no return to isolation and i have no doubt America will continue to be the partner of Gorton was invited to a second business meeting with Johnson today before an address to a luncheon meeting of the National press club. The White House expected a communique to be issued late today following Gorton a discussions with Secretary of the Treasury Henry h. Fowler and with Secretary of state Dean Rusk. Holiday death forecast Over 625 Chicago Quot Hie National safety Council said today that Between 625 and 725 americans May die in traffic accidents during the memorial Day Holiday weekend. President Howard Pyle estimated that traffic accidents also could disable 27,000 to 32.000 men women and children. Hie tabulation period will run from 6 . Wednesday to Midnight sunday. The record for motor vehicle fatalities during a memorial Day Holiday is 668. It was set during a four Day observation last year. Pyle said in a statement that accidents during a no Holiday period of equal length probably would cause about 580 deaths and 26.000 disabling injuries. He urged motorists who will be on the roads during the weekend to make preparation. Ban on draft card burning is upheld Washington apr the supreme court has hemmed in dissenters by limiting the actions they can take in the name of free speech. Monday s 7-1 decision directly upheld the 1965 Federal Law that made destruction of draft cards a crime. More than that the ruling by chief Justice Earl Warren riddled the idea that otherwise Hie Gal actions Are shielded from prosecution As a symbolic a we cannot accept the View a said Warren a that an apparently limitless variety of conduct can be la bled speech whenever the person engaging in the conduct intends thereby to express an these words May Cut the Legal ground from under other forms of Vietnam War protest such As exhorting Young men to resist the draft or spilling blood on draft card files. Whether the ruling will Spur prosecution of draft card burners is problematic. In the 33 guards patrol Iii Louisville Louisville by. Apr Between 200 and 400 National guardsmen patrolled Louisville streets today after looting burning and scattered violence broke out in the City s predominantly negro West end. The disturbance which erupted following a Street Corner rally monday night resulted in the arrest of 90 adults arid 40 juveniles most of whom police said were charged with disorderly conduct or breach of peace. Sporadic sniper fire injured at least two men one of whom was reported in serious condition. At least eight other person.-, including two firemen and a police Captain were treated at general Hospital. Besides numerous smashed windows and about a half dozen fires the initial damage a. Geared to be not serious police said. Relative Calm returned to the City of 400,000 about 1 30 . This morning about five hours after the violence broke out weather mostly Cloudy with occasional rain Likely this afternoon and tonight. Mostly Cloudy wednesday Chance of a few showers. Low temperatures tonight in the 40s highs wednesday months the Law has been on the books the government has brought 26 cases and won 16 convictions. Since april 1967, when the . Circuit court in Boston declared the Law unconstitutional Only four or five prosecutions have been brought. The Pace May pick up mow that the supreme court has acted but the Justice department a without commenting directly on the ruling is discouraging such thoughts. Evidence is becoming hard to get one official said because protesters Are taking such evasive Steps As burning their draft cards in a huddle. David Paul of Brien of Cambridge mass., the Central figure in the Case decided monday burned his card at the South Boston courthouse on March 31, 1966, in Lull View of a sizable crowd that included several Fri agents. Warren said of Brien was convicted for the uncommunicative Impact of his conduct and for nothing however the chief Justice also said even the a alleged communicative elements in his conduct floes not prevent ids prosecution because of the first amendments free speech guarantees. A this court has held that when a speech and a non speech elements Are combined in the same course of conduct a Warren said a a sufficiently important governmental interest in regulating the no speech element can justify incidental limitations on first amendment est prepares for Loii Quot i Allis Paris apr top . Negotiators at the Paris peace talk Are looking around for houses o r apartments anticipating months of slow motion talks with the North vietnamese on the War in Southeast Asia aides said both w. Averell Harriman and Cyrus r. Vance the two american negotiators Are planning to move out of the hotel Crillon where they have been living since the talks started May 13. Xuan Thuy and his North vietnamese delegation moved to a Villa on the outskirts of Paris to Days ago. Associates said Harriman and Vance have not yet decided on new quarters. Saigon apr a House to House Battle raged in the Western suburbs of Saigon today and the Viet Cong tonight shelled the . Military commands nearby overseas satellite communications facility the largest in Southeast Asia. A . Spokesman said communications a were not impaired and damage was slight. He added that casualties were Light and none was an american. At least two rounds of mor car or rocket fire hit tile satellite station which was struck by three rounds of mortar shells Early in the Day. Heavy fighting raged South of the demilitarized zone Between the Vietnam and in the Central Highlands . Forces opened a new drive against the North vietnamese in an Effort to upset an enemy offensive. Contact was reported moderate in the new . Assault in the Highlands. Allied forces reported 250 enemy troops killed near Saigon monday and today while below the do the reported toll was 222 North vietnamese killed. Viet Cong gunners also jolted Saigon with 11 soviet rockets Early today. The . 4th infantry division launched the new offensive in the Central Highlands monday pushing into High ground West of Dak to in an attempt to envelop North Vietnam s 325c division. The enemy division moved South after participating in the 77-Day siege of the . Marine base at Khe Sanh in january and february. Hartland Ore. Apr Oregon democrats vote today in a presidential popularity contest that offers campaigner Eugene j. Mccarthy his Best Hope of stopping sen. Robert f. Kennedy s drive for a sweep of their primary contests. If Mccarthy should win Kennedy said the Benefit would go to vice president Hubert h. Humphrey an Oregon Absentee. Richard m. Nixon had two absent rivals in the Republican balloting California gov. Ronald Reagan and new York gov. Nelson a. Rockefeller. Rockefeller s name is not on the ballot. Nixon was confident of a Victory which would add 18 nominating votes to his column. The key question for him was the margin of Victory. Kennedy and his lieutenants were uneasy Mccarthy talked optimistically. A indications Are it will be very close Quot said Mccarthy who lost primaries to Kennedy in Indiana on May 7 and in Nebraska on May 14. A i have reason to be optimistic about the Minnesota senator said his past defeats were but distractions Iii a Campaign which now is Back on track. A i Don t know How its All going to turn out tomorrow Quot Kennedy told his wind up rally in Portland monday night. A a the polls say its like that Quot Kennedy said holding two fingers Side by Side. There were 35 democratic nominating votes at stake but much More was involved for Kennedy whose strategy is senator Mccarthy based on a sweep of the primaries he tuts entered. He said at one Point that he had to win Oregon to remain a viable candidate. A vice president Humphrey is my opponent a Kennedy said. A if Oregon is Adverse to me the vice president will get the polls opened at 8 . Pacific. Daylight time la . Edtl for 12 hours of balloting expected to produce a record turnout. Kennedy dashed across Oregon in a hectic final Day of campaigning then flew to los Angeles to spend election Day seeking votes for tile California primary on june 4. Mccarthy planned to go campaigning in California too. Both Caius Ioanes return to tonight to await the Oregon decision. Kennedy s strategists Are far More confident about the Call for la primary and the simultaneous balloting in South Dakota. But a Mccarthy upset Iii Oregon would reverberate in those Windup states and could change the Outlook. The National broadcasting co. Reported its final Oregon poll gave Kennedy a tiny Edge Over Mccarthy. That Survey taken during tile weekend by the Oliver qua vie co., gave Kennedy 34 per cent of the vote Mccarthy 32 per cent wit till per cent undecided. Nineteen per cent of those surveyed said they would support Humphrey who is not on the ballot or president Johnson who is. Humphrey entered the race too late to enter the primaries so his supporters marshalled by leaders of organized labor Are soliciting votes for president Johnson. Humphreys name is on the vice presidential line. Crossover voting is not Lier muted in the Oregon primary. But the Mccarthy forces were advertising for support from republicans on a write in basis. Gop voters could write Mccarthy a name on their own arty ballot. About 380,000 democrats were expected to vote some 300,000 republicans. Rockefeller is a declared candidate but tie came to that role too late to enter any primaries. Leftist urges French Flection Paris apr education minister Alani p e y r e f i t t a caught in the midst of student turbulence which touched off the strike wave that is costing France More than a billion dollars a week in lost production resigned today. Premier Georges Pompidou said he will take Over Peyrefitte a duties. Peyrefitte 42, had been minister for information and minister for scientific research and atomic matters before he moved to the education minis try april 7, 1967. With no end in sight to the Gen eral strike a leftist Leader proposed that a provisional govern Merit take Over to arrange elec. Tion of a successor to president Charles de Gaulle. Peyrefitte a resignation announced by the Premier was the first open crack in the Gaul list regime from the strike crisis. He has taken much of the criticism for the unrest stemming from rioting by University students since May to. Mentioned in government circles As being on shaky ground Are Interior minister Christian Fouchet who runs the nations police forces information minister Georges gorse who has responsibility for the strike Crip pled radio and television networks defense minister Pierre Messmer who has taken a role in efforts to keep order and Louis Joe who had been acting Premier Early in the crisis when Pompidou was abroad on an official visit. The package settlement offered to most of the 8 to to million strikers was termed a catastrophic Quot by business leaders who predicted the ruin of Many Small and medium size firms. But the strikers immediate response was that the settlement Wasny to enough and shouts of a Seguy resign were heard at a massive rally of students and workers monday. Georges Seguy Secretary general of the communist led general confederation of labor helped negotiate the package. Tile workers had demanded among other things an immediate 12 per cent raise and cancellation of a social Security de Cree Law last fall which reduced benefits and increased worker contributions. Failure to Settle the strike be fore the june 16 referendum called by president Charles de Gaulle could have serious political implications. It could mean a massive no vote against his proposals for Reform of Frances economic and educational structures and de Gaulle has said he would resign if de leafed. De Gaulle a office said the text of the proposed reforms will be published wednesday. The president is scheduled to kick off his Campaign for the referendum with a radio to speech monday. Francois Mitterrand chairman of the democratic and socialist leftist federation and Waldeck Rochet Secretary general of the French communist party were to meet today on possible ways to take advantage of the crisis. About 50,000 Union members and students massed into a stadium on the South Side of Paris monday to applaud a speech calling tor Transfer of a Power ii Hie factories to the workers ant Power in tin universities to tin a Mound of garbage squats in front students. Of a Paris drugstore after sanitation work the City ers went on str Ike in sympathy with striking garbage continues to pile up around
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