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Norwich Evening Sun (Newspaper) - November 7, 1968, Norwich, New York
The evening Sun vol. 78, no. 156 thursday november 7, 1968 Norwich new York 13815 to or copy president elect Richard Nixon off to his Florida Retreat Brand new style of White House entertaining due new York a when the Richard Nixon move into the White House they will bring with them a style of entertain ing that is a unique blend of Cal. Fornia casualness and new y Ork sophistication. It wont be Camelot but it wont be main Street either. It will reflect a no swinging mid. Rile class America that has taste and friendliness. Social Washington embraced the John f. Kennedy adminis. To ration a entertaining As Pur. Eyed by Beautiful Jacqueline of the cultural interests. It coexisted with the Lyndon b. Johnsonsr variety. The president elect is be. Lived to favor a Little More for. Reality in dress and manner of entertaining than his immediate predecessors. But the next first lady will see to it that every visitor whether its the Littlest girl scout or the most regal potentate is made to feel Wel. Come. Slim blonde Pat Nixon 56 is an admitted introvert who has overcome a Basic shyness in meeting people. She has no difficulty in putting guests at ease. She once said that a first lady a greatest contribution is a to make Friendly Contact with leaders of other she has been doing that for years. When her husband was vice president she had experience acting As official hostess at state functions. A on the Job training she Calls it now. Accompanying Nixon on Good will missions around the world during the last decade and a half has Given her a formidable first hand knowledge and woman a Eye View of the people of at least 60 nations. Mrs. Nixon likes Small can. Dle lit sit Down dinners with guest lists Well seasoned with people in the arts professions business. These will provide a change of Pace from Large state dinners Aion with open air parties m is. I xon loves to give for her Daught is Julie 20, and Tricia 22. The Rose Garden May be a setting for dinner occasionally since the next first lady is a devoted Gardener. The Nixon like Well cooked but simple american fare a favorite menu includes tenderloin Green peas puffed potatoes Zucchini and tomatoes popovers. But mrs. Nixon is fully aware of the importance of serving gourmet food to distinguished guests. In new York mrs. Nixon Sfa. Verite entertainment for out of. Town guests is to take them to Art galleries the Frick collection is her favorite. Now the Washington galleries can expect frequent attendance from the White House ladies. Entertainment at 1600 Penn. Sylvania Avenue will draw from the Best in american culture dancers writers musicians a. Tors singers with possibly an emphasis on classical music. Transition path paved in Advance Washington a Rich Ard m. Nixon and Spiro t. A. New Are beneficiaries of More Advance planning for the trans Fer of government than Ever be fore in United states history. They will be the first to Avail themselves of a $750,000 transitional expense account provided by Congress in 1964 which president Johnson As the incumbent did no to need. And Johnson himself acted months ago to smooth the Way by appointing a Liaison Man to plan with representatives of the three major candidates for the 76 Days of decision that would face the new presidential team. Every department and Agency is handing Over transition Brief. Weather rain mixed at times with wet Snow especially in higher elevations tonight and Friday. Tapering off to occasional showers or Snow flurries during daytime Friday. Temperatures mostly Between 35 and 45 tonight and Friday. Nixon invited to Saigon Thieu offers on the spot assessment Saigon apr president Nguyen Van Thieu today invited president elect Richard m. Nix. On to visit South Vietnam a to make an on the spot assessment i of the War and the situation in this country. A the vietnamese govern ment the vietnamese people and our soldiers fighting in the front lines against communist aggression will be most Happy to receive on vietnamese soil a staunch defender of Freedom which you have been for Many Long years a Thieu said. At key Biscayne fla., Nix. Ones vacation Retreat off Miami the president elects travelling Secretary Ron Ziegler said there would be no immediate comment on the invitation. The invitation was contained in a lengthy cablegram of congratulations from the South vietnamese Leader to Nixon for his narrow Victory in tuesdays election. Thieu a message did not refer directly to the present Strain in vietnamese relations Over Saigon a Boycott of the . Proposal for expanded peace talks in Paris. But Thieu told Nixon he was confident that a with you at the Helm of the United states the very close Bonds of Friendship organization big task for Nixon Washington a Rich. Ard m. Nixon his narrow presidential Triumph cemented by late election returns chose the privacy of a Florida Retreat to. Day to Start forming the new Republican administration he Hopes will a bring the american people faced with the most pressing tasks of determining his immediate role in Vietnam peace efforts and picking the men who will guide the nations destiny for the next four years Nixon flew from new York to key Biscayne fla., for what was billed As a few Days rest. On the Way he stopped off for a sentimental visit in washing ton with his hospitalized former chief Dwight d. Eisenhower. As the tide of More than 70 million votes continued to flow in from outlying precincts mainly in the West Nixon a. Tally trailed by 29,730,272 to 29,726,409 vote behind Democrat Hubert h. Humphrey in the 70. Million plus popular vote. But his electoral vote total securely past the needed total of 270 after Cliff Hanger victories in Illinois Ohio and California appeared headed for 302 when late returns gave him the Lead in Missouri where More than 100,000 Absentee ballots will be decisive. Absentee votes were also sex. Petted to decide Maryland where Humphrey was leading. President Johnson returned to the capital from Texas for the 75-Day Homestretch of his presidency pledging to Nixon a Rev. Tithing in my Power to make your burdens lighter during Cook county vote returns Are checked ing papers to spell out adminis. Tractive and budget problems and catalogue important jobs the president elect will have to fill. The incoming president and vice president get $375,000 each to pay for office staffs consultants travel expenses postage printing telephones and com. Mun cations. President Johnson and vice president Hubert h. Humphrey get $75,000 each to ease them through the first six months of their transition to private life. Fifty rooms in two executive office buildings near the White House have been furnished and fully equipped for the staffs of the new presidential team. How. Ever Nixon said he would Ccu. Tine to work out of his new York offices. In the Days Between now and inauguration one of the biggest tasks facing the president elect is finding new people to fill Hun. Dress of important posts. The Vietnam War has put top priority on selection of National Security officials. Chicago a the off Cial vote canvass begins today in Cook county Chicago amid charges by both major parties that there was vote Fina gling in an election which gave Richard m. Nixon the presidency on the strength of Illinois 26 electoral votes. Mayor Richard j. Daley who As head of the democratic party machinery in Illinois has some times been accused by his exponents of Fina gling with election returns said wednesday the of. Facial count a might show some interesting there were 109 unreported precincts in heavily democratic Chicago and 84 in suburbs. It was generally conceded that these precincts with 400.500 votes each could not overcome Nixon a 135,502.vote plurality in Illinois Over vice president he. Bert h. Humphrey. With 95 per cent of the states 10,694 precincts reported Runoff i and Solidarity which for Many years have United our two noun. Tries will be even further strengthened. A while the cablegram did not specify a time it appeared that Thieu was interested in having die Republican president elect make a visit to Vietnam before he takes office in january. According to a news analysis from Washington or. Nixon s first priority in the Days until his Jan. 20 inauguration Likely will be to work out an agree ment with president Johnson on his role in the current Vietnam peace drive. There Are no immediate sign that Nixon has decided he wants to make a personal pilgrimage although he said in the late stages of his presidential Cam. Pain that he is willing to travel to either Saigon or Paris to get the stalled peace talks moving. The possibility remained however that Johnson might decide to ask the president elect to help convince South Viet farnese president Nguyen Van Thieu to Send a delegation to the Paris meetings with North Vietnam. Thieu a refusal to join in negotiations that include the nation. A1 liberation front political Arm of the Viet Cong has stalled the Paris negotiations. Nixon suggested in a Cam. Pain to speech last sunday that a president Johnson and president Fleet Nixon could Knock out the idea that Hanoi is going to gain from the negotiating table what they cannot gain from the Battlefield a an obvious fear of the Saigon govern ment. There has been speculation that Saigon May be Mort willing to listen to Nixon or his rep. Resent at Ive at this Point than to Johnson. Besides the concern Over the War Nixon said that the a great objectives of his administration would be a to bring the american people considering that less than half of the americans who voted in 1 tuesdays record turnout picked him for president this looks at the beginning like a difficult undertaking. Nixon promised in his Victory statement a an open door administration open to new but faced with a democratic controlled Congress there is some doubt about How far any a new ideas will get. Nixon has promised to main Tain close relations with Johnson who has pledged full Coop e ration. The transition period. Earlier in san Antonio the Texas White House said that at Nixon a request a government aircraft had been made Avail Able to him. He already has secret service Protection. Johnson also offered Nixon government office space in Washington but the Winner said he would continue to work out of his new York offices in the weeks ahead. Selection of a Cabinet a White House staff and such oth. Or top aides As a budget director Are among Nixon a first chores. Detroit radio station War said gov. George Romney of Michi. Gan who made a Brief bid last Winter for the gop presidential nomination probably will be Nixon a Secretary of Commerce. The station also forecast that bist. Atty. I Velle j. Younger of los Angeles county a will be. Come the next attorney general a and that gov. Nelson a. Rockefeller of new York would be named a either As Secretary of state or Secretary of defense a most Likely the Senate democratic Leader Mike Mansfield meanwhile suggested that Nixon name a a Shadow Cabinet to work with the present Cabinet to smooth the and the Montana Democrat who will preside Over a reduced majority numbering 58 of the too senators said he would support Nixon a when he is rights adding a when we disagree Well oppose not just for the Sake of opposition but will try to offer constructive buddy system in Vietnam where a Marine helps Mother Cross a Small River. Although the leathernecks made no Contact with enemy troops the rapids gave them Mother kind of Battle. Red czechs insult Dubcek Viet deaths up slightly Prague banners torn Down before halt Elal returns gave Nixon 2,064,756 votes to Humphreys 1,929,254. In 1960 anti Daley forces charged that tampered returns from Cook county narrowly edged Illinois from the Nixon column in the f. Kennedy election. Daley was the first wednesday to claim vote irregularities by the other Side. He cited two Western suburbs where returns were delayed. The implication was that the delay could permit strengthening the Republican area if the election were very close a Man Euver republicans charged Daley performed in 1960 when Nixon lost Illinois by less than 9,000 votes. Asked if he charged irregularities in the Western suburbs Daley said a Soqr watchers said that a he added. A i say frankly and honestly there Are and have been township clerks and others in. Lawfully assuming authority. Prague a a crowd of pro soviet czechoslovak Silook their fists in the faces of communist party Leader Alexander Dubcek and Premier Oldrich Cernik today and shouted a Long live to soviet Union a the hard line communists grabbed at the Coats of the two reformist leaders after a ceremony at Olvany cemetery shouting a a we re with the soviet Union a since the ceremony was part of the observation of the anniversary of the soviet unions bolshevik revolution there appeared to be few dub. Cek supporters around. But later several Hundred backers of the Reform Leader ship surged into the streets of Prague and forced the removal of three Large red banners from the ministry of foreign Trade put up As part of the anniversary observation. The demonstrators gathered in a Side Street a Block from Wenceslas Square chanting a tear it Down tear it Down a and whistling at a huge red ban. Ner without tile yellow Hammer and sickle that Hung at one Sid of the building. The chants continued until workmen climbed out on a ledge on the buildings second Story and removed the Flag. A great cheer went up. Bus loads of police arrived to Clear the Street and loudspeakers broadcast appeals for the crowd to disperse. But the peo. Pie moved to the front of the building and chanted a tear it Down until two More of the 30. Foot red banners were removed. Most czechoslovak resent the soviet occupation launched aug. 20.21 to put a Check on liberalization pro. Gram but the hard liners had die or Day at the cemetery. Several of them held Cernik by the coat and screamed in his face a Why done to you put your regime in order a and a Why done to you put order in the schools a Cernik flushed answered something Tore himself away and entered his car. The ceremony at the Ceme. Tory was part of the Observance of the 51st anniversary of the bolshevik revolution it was the first time since the August invasion by soviet forces that Public appearance by dub. Cek had not been greeted by and. Elation and shouts of support. The outburst was a manifestation of sentiment to discredit Dubcek a regime. Wallace candidacy May have helped elect Nixon w a s Hing t o n a George c. Wallace a third party Effort for the presidency a. Pears to have played a substantial part in putting Republican Richard m. Nixon in the White House. The votes he pulled in five key Industrial states California la. Lino is new Jersey Ohio and Wisconsin could have had the effect of nudging these states and their 121 electoral votes into Nixon a column. Wallace appears to have pulled much of his support from Blue Collar Union workers. They usually support democrats. It is True that the five Southern states the former Alabama governor won were regarded As Strong Nixon territory before Wallace came along but their electoral votes total Only 45. So electoral votes Wallace took from Nixon in the South May have been far fewer than those he denied to Hubert h. Humphrey in the North. Although the third party candidate ran a weak third in their states democratic leaders in California Illinois and new Jer. Sey attributed the Humphreys loss of their states 83 electoral votes to the Wallace candidacy. In Ohio and Wisconsin with 38 electoral votes politicians were less sure of Wallace a Impact. Gov. Richard j. Hughes of new Jersey said the results in his state were a a Victory for Wallace and the hate vote not a Victory for Nixon Over hum. foreign election reaction mostly favourable London a foreign reaction to Richard m. Nixon selection was widely favourable today with conservatives enthusiastic socialists Cool to Luke warm and communists critical. Hanoi and Saigon were silent but South vietnamese officials before the election preferred the Republican candidate because they considered him More hawkish than Hubert h. Hum. Prey. In the first soviet comment on Nixon selection pravda the communist party newspaper said he was the a big business candidate who won Strong sup. Port in the Large cities because he promised to suppress the a negro pravda said neither Nixon nor Humphrey gave the american people a a Clear answer to questions of War and peace a and As a result a americans quite Cut in. By voted not so much for As against one candidate or Aneth. in Asia there was some con. Cern and criticism mixed amid general approval of the election outcome. But anti communist leaders who know Nixon from his Many visits to their areas welcomed i. Election and sex. Pressed Confidence he would maintain Closi . Ties with the area. In Venezuela where Nixon was treated roughly on a visit to years ago his election aroused some disappointment. Crowds in Caracas on election night cheered returns in which hum. Prey led. The times of London said the first condition for Success of Nixon a presidency would be to end the Vietnam War and added that a on foreign policy or. Nix. Ones stated position accords with realities. Before the invasion of Czechoslovakia his harder line on Russia might have seemed a Mere Echo of Dulles ism but its tone now is probably about right for Europe a the London daily express noted that Britain a next ambassador to Washington John free Man May be embarrassed because while editor of the weekly new statesman he frequently attacked Nixon. West germans appeared pleased at Nixon selection. To a Small sampling at least he presenter an image of a no non. Sense Man who would stand up to soviet communism. Finance minister Franz Joseph Strauss cabled the president elect a the american people have made a Good decision. The free world has gained a Good Lead. an egyptian government spokesman in Cairo attacked All three presidential candidates As supporters of the israeli a a aggression against the arabs. In Israel the Man in the Street recalled Nixon a Strong stance during the Campaign in favor of Israel. A now All we have to do is wait and see that he lives up to those promises a one political writer said. Chinese communist new spa. Pers in Hung Kong called Nixon a a Hawk who has not Given up the threat of new weapons and new military action in Viet Saigon a the number of americans killed in action in Vietnam Rose slightly during the week before the halt in the bombing of North Vietnam the . Command reported today. . Headquarters said 150 americans were killed in action during the week of oct. 27-nov. 2, a reporting period that include. De Only 27 hours of the bombing halt which went into effect at 9 . Last f riday. But the bombing halt is Likely to have Little effect on . Cas. Latties since the american com. Mand says it will pursue the War As vigorously As Ever in South Vietnam. Two weeks ago 109 americans were reported killed in a. Tion and the week before the toll was too. During the last three weeks in september american deaths exceeded 200 each week. South vietnamese casualties also were up slightly with 129 soldiers reported killed last week compared with 103 the previous week. The Allied commands reported 1,393 Viet Cong and North vietnamese killed last week and increased the previous weeks toll of the enemy from 1,289 to 1,995 killed. . Headquarters accused the Viet Cong of continuing a a indiscriminate mortar and rocket attacks on cities and towns. New shelling was reported against two towns and a Village on two sides of Saigon with an expectant Mother killed and seven other civilians wounded. South vietnamese head Quad. Ters reported 16 mortar rocket and artillery attacks on Provin. Cial and District capitals since the bombing halt with 47 civilians wounded and one killed. Little other military activity was reported although a spokes Man said . Forces Are a icon. Turning our actions in the South to seek out the the South vietnamese com. Mand reported that 107 Viet Cong were killed in two Days of fighting in the Mekong Delta 64 Miles West Southwest of Saigon. Today a chuckle personnel manager to Beautiful blonde a you re just the Type we re looking for a we be decided to let some of our computers go
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