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Norwich Evening Sun (Newspaper) - May 31, 1968, Norwich, New York
The e vening Chenango county s daily newspaper in vol. 78, no. 54 Friday Mav 31, 1968 Norwich new York 13815 10c per copy today Iron my the state around the station 4 round the \4 Odd by associated pres thousands Back Degaulle de escalation causes clash Paris . And North vietnamese negotiators clashed today Over ways of de escalating the War in Vietnam but failed again to make any Progress toward breaking their deadlock. North vietnamese ambassador Xuan Thuy rejected All . Proposals for joint action to curb the conflict. He said the United states is the a a aggressor in Vietnam and must end the bombing and other military operations against the North without reciprocity. . Ambassador w. Averell Harriman made a new Appeal to Thuy to take a different tack and told him president Johnson is prepared a to go far and fast a in a common search for peace. Tile meeting lasted three hours and 45 minutes and ended w Ith an agreement to meet again next wednesday. Harriman returning to the . Embassy after the session said he Felt a Public opinion in the world will be brought to Bear so that we can bring about a de escalation of the War As president Johnson said and the laying of a sound foundation for peace in Southeast Thuy told Harriman a your position is Clear As Day. The United states is carrying out a War of aggression against our fatherland in both the North and South zones. A if the United states wants peace let it halt its aggression and peace will return immediately a if the United states continues its War we will continue our resistance until total help negroes Sheen tells baptists Boston a the most Rev. Fulton j. Sheen roman Catholic Bishop of Rochester ., told delegates to the american Baptist convention to remember it was an african who helped Christ carry the it toss to Calvary. A the first vocation to share the Cross of Christ was Given to an african a Bishop Sheen told nearly g,000 delegates thursday night. He Toldt Emnot to forget a in this 20th Century the Man who helped Christ with the Bishop Sheen referred to Simon the Cyrene whom the gospels say was pressed into helping Christ carry the Cross to the crucifixion. The Issue of racism has been raised by negro delegates to the convention and a panel of five clergy and laymen discussed it thursday. One of them the Rev. Herbert Edwards of Ebenezer Baptist Church Boston said a you have with other White american christians racism respectability and remains of Early Western Man found Yermo in the Barren Mojave desert archaeologists say they think they be found the earliest evidence of Many a presence in the Western hemisphere. Now the pain staking task of proving their find faces a deadline Sundown tonight. The work at the 5-acre diggings in the Calico mountains to Miles East of Barstow halted when Glen s. Gunn a Miner holding claims to the federally owned property ordered the scientists off the land Gunn values his claims at $25 million and has offered them to the scientists for that sum. But the archaeologists say resist his demand for them to leave the land. A a we be moved All specimens Al notes and records just in Case we should have to grab our hats and run a said Ruth Simpson expedition director. A but our plan is to stay on at the site despite or. Gunny a death tolls continues to mount new York a the National toll of deaths in traffic mounted steadily today and although memorial Day itself was past the majority of the Long Holiday weekend still Lay ahead. The toll since the four Day weekend began wednesday evening stood at 154 Early today. During a Survey of a recent no Holiday weekend of equal length 488 persons died on the nations streets and highways. The National safety Council has estimated that Between 625 and 725 americans May lose their lives in traffic accidents in the period from 6 . Wednesday to Midnight sunday. A the toll is running behind the same period last year a a Council spokesman said. But he pointed out that the 1967 toll of 608�?a memorial Day weekend record a was below even the minimum estimated for this years Holiday period of equal length. Hijackers get $500,000 in dimes new York a investigators today faced the problem of figuring out How a daring band of hijackers planned to dispose of five million dimes a shipment weighting More than 12 tons. The disposal problem obviously did not deter the gang of at least three thieves from seizing the $500,000 shipment in a railway express Agency truck near fort Lee n.j., at gunpoint wednesday morning. The shipment of newly minted dimes in 500 sacks was Enro Ute from the . Silver depository at West Point ., to the Federal Reserve Bank in Oklahoma City. The Driver Charles Depew 52, of Newburgh was released at about 4 . Wednesday near Esopus about 75 Miles North of new York. He flagged Down a state police car to report the hijacking. Meanwhile the hijackers presumably drove the truck to a depot and unloaded it either with the Aid of a Fork lift truck or by hand police believe. The empty truck was found abandoned at 2 30 . Thurs Day at the Railroad station at Blue Point about 50 Miles East of new York on the South Shore of Long Island. Strike called against Western Union Washington a leaders of the commercial Teleg Raphers Union Al Cio today ordered a strike against Western Union to begin at 12 01 . Edt saturday. A i done to think they re going to operate very much a Union president . Hageman said of the Telegraph company. A we went on strike in 1966 for two Days and they did no to Send very Many Hageman said the unions National negotiating Board voted to Call the walkout to coincide with the expiration of the current contract after they examined the company a latest offer thursday night and found it the Union official said the Cut represents 22,000 Western Union employees throughout the nation with the exception of new York City where the workers belong to the communications workers of America Al Cio. Ripon society raps Reagan Washington the Ripon society a Republican research and policy group fired a 16,000-word Salvo at californians gov. Ronald Reagon today rating him a unqualified for any National Post requiring a High degree of administrative or diplomatic the charge was in an editorial accompanying a main report. The principal document did not go into the politics but amounted to a scathing 24-Page critique of Reagan s attitudes and performance in most areas of Public affairs from his administration at Home to his stand on the Vietnam War. A Reagan spokesman commented on the report by saying a the governor has been attacked by extremist groups before and never pays any attention to the paper described Ripon As an organization ordinarily oriented to issues rather than candidates and pointed out it has said it would not endorse either former vice president Richard m. Nixon nor gov. Nelson a. Rockefeller for the Republican presidential nomination prior to the National convention. Reagan is regarded As an undeclared aspirant for the gop nomination. Paris apr president Charles de Gaulle a Appeal for support sent hundreds of thousands of frenchmen marching through Paris thursday night in a massive demonstration on his behalf. Down the champs Elysee they surged the Middle class of France in a dramatic backlash against the student rioters striking workers and communist agitators that threaten the 77-year-old general a fifth Republic. The outpouring was prompted by de Gaulle a broadcast warning that France faced the threat of communist dictatorship. He served notice that he intended to resolve the crisis and use whatever Force necessary to curb elements that have brought France to its worst postwar crisis. De Gaulle dissolved the National Assembly slapped tight temporary controls on the movement of the franc and hinted that he might use the army to break the general strike by some in million of Frances 16 million workers. To those who had hoped he would quit under the combined pressure of the strikers and rioting students de Gaulle declared a i will not withdraw. The Republic will not de Gaulle also said he was keeping Georges Pompidou As Premier and that he had authorized him to replace Cabinet ministers As he saw fit. The president ordered new Assembly elections and announced that he was postponing the referendum he had set for june in to endorse economic and University reforms. Nit a i Fri pc situation this from said. The was a lists band we worked in pres Many dents s port for main ote that the present inv Mically prevents sine carried he mining for de Gaulle cd to the commit i finally climbed on the n of the rebellious it was All the More be because it included my people some stunning enthusiastic sup he old Leader. Frenchmen had thought de Gaulle a following was limited to the Middle aged and elderly. Banners carried by the marchers conveyed the spirit of the crowd. A a a Cohn Bendit go Home a said one referring to Daniel Cohn Bendit the German student Leader. It was a memorable moment for de Gaulle and he obviously Savoured it. The president leaned out of a window of the Elysee Palace listening As the demonstrators chanted his name. The Exchange controls first Public action by the government after de Gaulle a declaration went into effect at Midnight. The government announced that it was re imposing strict controls Over exchanges and movement of capital a to assure the defense of the National Export of All capital Money checks and Gold was forbidden except with finance ministry approval. The government ended a 16-month period of free Exchange after mistrust of the franc drove it to its Bottom level of 4.9740 to the Dollar at which Point the Bank of France is obligated to intervene. Though de Gaulle showed he was willing to subject the governments Case to an electoral test he warned that he would use Force if necessary to regain control of the divided country. Of there is a situation a where Force is timing used i will have to take. Other paths than the immediate polling of the country a he said. The communist party a political Bureau replied a to those millions of frenchmen who want a change of policy de Gaulle replies with a veritable declaration of Francois Mitterrand Leader of the non communist left said a Gen. De Gaulle s latest act is an Appeal to civil meanwhile the Trade unions said the general strike begun two weeks ago would continue despite overtures by govern ment officials to get the workers Back on the Job. There was no indication that de Gaulle was prepared to use Force to dislodge workers from occupied plants shops and offices. The defense ministry denied reports that troops were being moved from West Germany Back to France. But military sources said a number of army units that have been on Maneu vers Are returning to their bases. There wa.-, no indication whether the Maneu vers were Cut Short. The 2nd armoured brigade returned to its Barracks on the West Side of Paris. A regiment returned to Pontois skirting Paris on the North. The 501st tank regiment went to its base at Rambouillet passing South of the capital. A naval artillery regiment also went to its quarters at Rambouillet. Third Norwich area Marine killed in action to Joy Iii Lud Villez Louisville arrests i a creasing Young participants in general Clinton Canoe regatta at Bainbridge turned from navigating River Waters to guiding cars through mud thursday when heavy rain descended upon Dix a Flats. Parking lots near the River a front became a big bog for cars but a lot of fun for energetic teenagers. Race results Page to. Another picture Page 3. Photo by Casey Jones Kennedy Mccarthy set for television debate Louisville by. Apr arrests in Louisville a West end climbed to More than 400 today As police and Volunteer negro marshals tried to Cope with scattered looting and isolated incidents of sniping. Police trying to work without the help of National guardsmen arrested about too per sons including 20 juveniles in the predominantly negro Tion during a nine hour period ending at Midnight thursday. Most were charged with disorderly conduct or breach of peace. Two leaders of the Black Unity league of Kentucky a militant group composed of teen agers and Young adults were among seven arrested when police stopped a seven car Cara heading from the West end into the East Section of the City. Both men Sam Hawkins 25, and Robert Sims 21, were charged with breach of peace. The trouble during the fourth consecutive night of racial Dis. Order in the City came despite a plea for Calm from the Mother of a teen Ager killed in the Vio. Lence. A we Appeal to everybody to Stop this disorder before other mothers arid fathers suffer As we Are a mrs. James gig Oves told a news conference. Her son James 14, and a. Thias Washington Browder 19, were shot and killed wednesday night in what police said were looting incidents. Browder was shot by the owner of a liquor store w. J. Ber Ger who was charged with manslaughter and released lat. Or on a $5,000 Bond. Groves was killed by patrolman Charles Noe. No action was taken against the officer. Weather partly Cloudy tonight Low temperatures 40 to 45 mostly sunny on saturday with High temperatures 65 to 70. By associated press Sens. Eugene j. Mccarthy and Robert f. Kennedy each trying to Block the other s bid for the democratic presidential nomination will meet face to face saturday in a nationally televised debate. Until he lost to Mccarthy tuesday in the Oregon primary Kennedy had been ignoring his opponent s daily challenges to join him before the cameras. Oregon boosted Mccarthy a Stock at Kennedy s expense and suddenly made it harder to say no to a debate. The Abc network announced thursday the pair would meet on a telecast entitled a issues and answers a special report a originating from in san Francisco. It will be seen alive across of the nation at 930 . In the East 8 30 . In the Central states and 7 30 . In the Mountain states. In the Western time zone a taped broadcast will be shown at 9 30 . Vice president Hilbert h. Humphrey As third Man in tile race for the democratic Nomi. Nation was asked to join in the debate but declined Tho net. Work said. Frank Reynolds ail Abc network newsman will be modern tor directing questions at first one Man and then the other. Questions will also come from two other Abc newsmen political correspondent Robert Clark and White House correspondent William Lawrence. Under the ground Rule Ken Nedy and Mccarthy will not engage each other in direct exchanges but whenever one answers a newsman a question his opponent will have a Chance to jump in immediately afterwards with comment and criticism of what has just been said. National tremors Are Likely but the debate is almost certain to have immediate Impact in California where Kennedy and Mccarthy Are pitted against one another in tuesday s state presidential primary. Kennedy took to the rails t h ii r s Day whistle stopping through Hie san Joaquin Valley. Mccarthy meanwhile campaigned in Watts and said he found nothing in the Black pow. Or concept incompatible with american traditions. A there s never been any group in America who had any More reason to organize them. Selves to get their rights a he said at a rally and Barbecue in the negro suburb of los an. Geles. Humphrey who is not making tile rounds of the primary states with his two rivals was in Bethesda naval Hospital today for what his staff described As a routine twice yearly checkup. Aides said tie expected to be through with the tests and Back on the Campaign Trail by Day s end. George Wallace inactive since the death of his wife gov. Lurleen Wallace of Alabama on May 7, will resume his third party Campaign june 6 a third Norwich area Marine has been killed in action while fighting in South Vietnam. He was sgt. Howard Earle Burdick 23, son of Ruby Campbell Burdick of 18 Sheldon Street and Walter Burdick of Syracuse. Sgt. Burdick was reported killed in action on May 26 in Quang Tri province South Vietnam. He had been in Vietnam Only one month having left California april 30. The sergeants Mother was informed of her songs death me Morial Day evening by usic officials. Sgt. Burdick was born july to 1944 in Deruyter and on Ort. Ii 1965 married Susan Jane Buffalo of Etten After graduation from Norwich High school in june 1962 he enlisted in the United states Marine corps planning to make the service his career. At Parris Island s.c., he was appointed to the position of Drill instructor in hand to hand combat tactics. In May 1965 he was sent to Alaska where he was stationed for 13 months after which he was assigned to a Mediterranean and Caribbean cruise. He was then stationed at Camp Pendleton calif., until october 1967 when he was sent Back to Parris Island where he remained until going to Vietnam in april this year. Besides his wife and parents he is survived by two children Renee Yvette and Yvonne Monique Burdick of Oxford two Sis. Ters Delores and Beth Burdick both of Norwich four Brothers Harvey e. Burdick of Parris is land and Douglas Burdick and Dana e. And Lawrence Bates jr., All of Norwich his paternal sub search now Iii deep sea Norfolk a. Apr the Navy reported today locating what it described As a metallic shaped object the size of a submarine off Virginia but a top Admiral said chances were a almost nil that it May be the scorpion. Vice Admiral Arnold f. Shade commander of the Over All search for the missing nuclear sub scorpion and its Crew of 99, said the vast sea Hunt which has now been going on four full Days has turned up nothing significant. The metallic object was de. Fitted a tout 70 Miles from Cape Henry va., and Navy divers Are trying to find it. A it is not one of the registered and known hulls a Schade said. Asked what he thought the chances were this could be the scorpion Schade said a i think it is almost nil because if it was the scorpion at that depth in a sure we would have heard something he would have been Able to indicate his the object was described As about 250 feet Long and 45 feet High in 180 feet of water. The scorpion is 252 feet Long. At the same time the Admiral disclosed that the code name of the scorpion was a Brandywine a and he said a Check of the Atlantic area showed there were at least eight pleasure boats or fishing Craft using that same name operating there. This he indicated suggested the Navy thinks the mysterious voice broadcast wednesday night using the name Brandy wine May have come from one sgt. H e. Burdick of Cortland and his maternal grandparents or. And mrs. Delos Campbell of Deruyter five aunts Sherry Lukins of Norwich mrs. Beverly Barber of Deruyter mrs. Mildred Zolphia of Syracuse mrs. Hazel Alex Ander of Cortland and mrs. Ruth Eaton of Georgetown eight uncles John Aud Kenneth Campbell of Norwich Colin Campbell of Syracuse Paul David and Bruce Campbell of Ohio Robert Campbell of Tennessee and sgt. Remind Campbell of Japan. Several cousins and great aunts and uncles also survive. Staff sgt. James w. Buffalo jr., the deceased Marine s Tiro ther in Law will serve As military escort. Complete funeral arrangements will be announced at a later Date from the Robert j. Great grandmother Ann Sawyer Fahy funeral Home. Pc p resses Saigon attacks on 2 sides of those non military vessels. Schade said the coast guard is trying to locate those vessels to determine if they have sent a message. While a sub on the Bottom in the relatively shallow Waters of the Continental shelf might survive its Hull is not designed to withstand the pressures encountered at greater Depths. While doggedly keeping up the Hunt for the lost ship officers at Atlantic Fleet Headquarters reported Crank Calls were plaguing families of the scorpions Crew. The callers pose As Navy officers and give the families false information on the conditions of their loved ones they said. Some 60 of the scorpions men had families in the Norfolk area. Saigon apr Viet Cong troops pressed hard on two sides of Saigon today in a new outburst of fighting in the Capi Tai As other enemy forces trained big russian guns on a1-lied bases in the Central High lands. Enemy pressure was main. Tamed As North vietnamese and . Negotiators prepared to hold their sixth session of cease fire talks in Paris. In a news conference today the second highest Viet Cong Ever to defect col. Phan Mau 38, said the communist strategy was to keep up attacks on South vietnamese cities to improve the bargaining position in Paris. South vietnamese bombers plastered Viet Cong troops trying to push into the City from the Northeast. Aerial observers estimated the strikes killed As Many As 200 enemy troops but the figure was not confirmed by body counts. More serious than the guerrilla surge from the Northeast however was the infiltration of Small squads of Viet Cong into Cholon the chinese Quarter in Saigon s Western sector. Earlier South vietnamese marines and rangers thought they had contained t in Viet Cong out. Side the capitals Western out skirts. After five Days of Skir mushing near the . Satellite communications station in Phu Lam the government troops appeared to have tile situation in hand. But the infiltrators moved in and several Hundred fright ened refugees streamed from their tomes through a Hail of crossfire. Some were wounded. On the northeastern Edge of Saigon meanwhile infiltrators slammed rockets and grenades into a . Motor Pool and a National police Cen. Ter. Eleven americans and six government policemen were wounded but there were Esti mates of 30 to 40 Viet Cong killed. One . Army gunship helicopter was shot Down As it worked against the Viet Cong. From the Central Highlands came reports that enemy troops had hauled Loo Imri artillery Down the to Chi Munh Trail into Laos and Cambodia and were blasting Allied bases from a Range of possibly 13 Miles. Military sources said North vietnamese artillerymen fired to rounds into a . 4th infant. Try division artillery base thursday to Miles West of Oak to and 5.5 Miles from the Bor Der Junction of Vietnam Laos and Cambodia. Today a chuckle once there was a Young Man who nicknamed his girl Friend a appendix a because it Cost so much to take her out
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