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Norwich Evening Sun (Newspaper) - November 12, 1968, Norwich, New York
Of a we few wet a i be evening Bun vol. 78, no. 159i tuesday november 12, 1968 Norwich new York 13815 10$ per copy Way to Washington Abrams reds on run seven feared dead in fire Bloomingburg . Apr stat police said that As Many As seven persons May have died Early today in a House fire at Camp Hemlock in Sulli. Van county. They said that rescuers work ing in a driving Snow storm had pulled five bodies from the charred remains thus far and that a possible two others were being sought. State police said the bodies of Donald Terwilliger 30, and his wife Margaret were found Hud. Died in the rear of the House with the bodies of their five Chil Dren Peter to Catherine 8 Donald 6 Angel 5, and Otis 4. Police said mrs. Terwilliger was pregnant. Weather Snow moderate to heavy at times through tonight be coming intermittent or Chang ing to flumes wednesday. Accumulations of six or More inches Likely with heavier amounts Over higher ele. Nations. Windy through wednesday with temperatures holding from mid-20s to mid-30s. The fire apparently started shortly before 4 . By a com. Bina Tion of a faulty Heater and a malfunctioning fireplace fire men said. When Bloomingburg firemen arrived the front of the Home already was engulfed in flames and firefighters it july not enter Fie House chief ferry Cramer said. Nasser visits Maneu vers by the associated press egyptian president Gamal Abdel Nasser attended front line Maneu vers in the tense Suez Ca. Nal area monday while pre. Mier Levi Eshkol indicated is. Rael wont give up control of the tiran Strain its outlet to East Africa persian Gulf Oil and the far East. The sem official Cairo news. Paper Al ashram reported Nas. Ser spent seven hours atop a tank watching a a a massive Man Euver of tanks and armoured divisions. It said he was a cum panted by defense minister Mohammed Fawzy and iraqi vice Premier Hame i Ammash. Al ashram also reported wide contacts have been initiated among the Arab capitals to work out a plan of action follow ing the a a collapse of . In. Voy Gunnar jarring a peace says Many met d9 Retreat Saigon a the com Mander of . Forces in South Vietnam says the communist sides major units have suffered massive losses and a Large pro. Portion of them have retreated to Border areas or out of the country. A the enemy has met with nothing but defeat throughout South Vietnam a said Gen. Creighton w. Abrams in a be. Trans a Day message to his command made available to newsmen today. A the military successes and demonstrated effectiveness of vietnamese and Allied forces together with our own have brought us to a dominant Post Tion of strength and of Confidence for the future a Abrams declared. The general a Headquarters said intelligence information indicates Between 80,000 and 90.000 North vietnamese and Viet Cong troops Are now in the South and another 30,000 to 40.000 have withdrawn to Laos Cambodia or North Vietnam the . Command says at least 168,015 communist troops have been killed this year and at least 411,358 since Jan. I 1961. A with the continuing defeat of the enemy a main forces a Abrams said a the Opportunity now opens wider to destroy his local forces guerrillas and in. Fra Structure and progressively eliminate his remaining Cap Abil. Try to threaten the Security of South Gen. William c. Westmore land the . Army a chief of staff and Abramss predecessor in Vietnam echoed Abrams re. Port in a veterans Day speech in Columbia . A the communist enemy has been Defeated at every turn a Westmoreland said. A in Battle after Battle he has suffered be. Vere losses in men weapons and no significant ground fighting was reported today but the . Command said sporadic mortar and rocket fire was directed at several Allied bases and popu. Lated areas during monday night. Casualties generally were Light spokesmen said. There were no reports of new incidents along the Demilita. Sized zone where three . A. Rine positions were shelled Sun. Day by North vietnamese inside the Doz. Activity along the Doz is being watched closely because of president Johnson a indication that an end to attacks from the Doz was part of the Price for the suspension of . Bombing of North Vietnam. A . Marine Al skyhawk bomber who shot Down while on a strike 20 Miles below the East. Pm flank of the demilitarized zone. The . Command said the Pilot was killed. It was the 316th . Warplane downed in combat Over South Vietnam. Military spokesmen reported five new shelling attacks during the night. Pre oath role now yuletide manned flight a mystery around Moon now official new York a Prest Dent elect Richard m. Nixon while pledging that president Lyndon b. Johnson Speaks for him on Vietnam and other Cru Cial foreign policy matters has left a big question Mark about his own possible pre inaugural role As a peace seeking Diplo. Mat overseas. Nixon flew Here monday night for a stay of several Days following a lengthy meeting with Johnson at the White House. Before meeting the chief executive he will succeed on Janua. By 20, Nixon had talked about possible personal missions to Saigon or the Paris peace talks should Johnson deem them help Ful. He also suggested he might Send emissaries abroad pro. Sum ably to Saigon or Aris if Johnson agreed. But after their White House talks neither Nixon nor Johnson said a word or even hinted at a pre inaugural foreign travel by the president elect or the Dis. Patching of representatives from the incoming administration. Johnson however did Indi Cate he might be having More conferences with Nixon before january 20. A it was a very pleasant and cooperative meeting a Johnson told newsmen a was we expect All these meetings in the Days ahead to Nixon appearing jointly with the president talked about such foreign policy problems As Viet Nam a possible new Mideast crisis and the Ever present ques Tim of american soviet rela. Tuns. A if Progress is to be made in any of these Fields a Nixon said it can be made Only if the Par. Des on the other Side realize that the current administration is setting Forth policies that will be carried foreward by the next administration. I gave Assur Ance in each instance to the . Rotary of state and of course the president that they could speak not just for this adminis. Traction but for the nation and that meant for the next adminis. Traction As Nixon expressed Hope that As a result of what he described As a completely candid discus Sions with Johnson and key administration advisers a rather than having the lapse of a lame Duck presidency in effect we might have some very signify cant action Progress toward peace before inauguration the Johnsons and the Nixon had lunch and then while the ladies toured the White House and discussed housekeeping problems the men conferred in the Cabinet room with Secre. Tary of state Dea. Rusk Secre. Tary Oil defense Clark Clifford Washington a the space Agency said today the Apollo 8 Mission will attempt an Orbital flight around the Moon probably during the Christmas holidays. The National aeronautics and space administration said the launching from Cape Kennedy fla., for what a few years ago would have been pure science fiction will occur no earlier than dec. 21 this would mean the three Apollo 8 astronauts would spend Christmas eve and part of Christmas Day making the lunar orbits. Nasa officials announced at a news conference the Apollo Mission would be a open ended a that is conducted in Steps re. Farted to As plateaus or a com. To la a each plateau includes a thorough system Check of Crew system and equipment operations a officials said. A Only when All conditions Are satisfactory will the decision be made to commit to the next Nasa said this Type of opera Tion allows for various alternate missions including a Low Earth orbit flight a flight to a distance of As much As 60,300 Miles or a flight around the Moon. A conducting the Mission in this manner provides both Max. Mum Crew safety and Maxi mum benefits through alternate flight Mission selection As the flight proceeds a the announce ment said. The announcement was made by or. Thomas o. Paine Nasa acting administrator it. Gen. Samuel Phillips Apollo pro Gram manager and William Schneider Apollo 8 Mission director. Before starting the actual 250,000-mile trek to the Moon the astronauts first would make at least two orbits of the Earth to Check out their spacecraft. Once there the Craft is to make to orbits about 70 Miles from the surface during a 20. Hour photography Mission scheduled to begin Christmas eve. A Pacific Ocean splashdown will end the Mission dec. 28 aft. Or the spacecraft barrels through the Earth a atmosphere at 25,000 Miles per hours twice the Speed of earlier re entries. Apollo 8 will carry two 40. men who have already orbited the Earth air Force col. Frank Borman and Navy capt. James a. Lovell plus air Force maj. William a. Anders 35, making his first space flight. The performance of the 11-Day Apollo 7 Mission made possible the scheduling of a Moon orbit flight. This will be the first use of the huge Saturn 5 Moon rocket on a manned spacecraft. The Apollo 7 astronauts Walter m. Schirra jr., Bonn f. Bise in and a i. Ter Cunningham were launched last oct. 11 by a Saturn in rocket in the first such use of the smaller version of the Saturn series. The Apollo 8 astronauts must fire braking rockets hear the Moon to reduce their velocity to lunar orbit Speed. Christmas morning the Astro nauts will re Start their rocket engines to accelerate and break free of lunar Gravity. The first manned Mission to include the lunar module will be Apollo 9. Dissident priests stage sit in Washington a a band of dissident priests have besieged the nations roman Catholic Bishops with a sit in at a Plush hotel amid signs that the Church leaders May soften the interpretation of Pope Paul via a ban on artificial birth con. Trois. A proposed pastoral letter pending before the National conference of Catholic Bishops moves tentatively toward Mak. Ing birth control a question of conscience for each married couple a stance that could Cushion Pope Paul via a Contro. Hersial ban on All contraceptives. But the Bishops said they had no Power to intervene in the Dis. Pute swirling around 40 Wash. In ton priests penalized by Patrick Cardinal of Boyle after they dissented against his rulings that the Popes edict prohibited any use of contraceptives. About 200 priests singing a the impossible dream a marched into the Bishops hotel at Nightfall monday to show support for the 40. The sat in for three hours before archbishop John f. Dear Den of Detroit head of the conference finally met with them and received an Appeal drugs found Quot ineffective Evanston 111. A a panel of 200 scientists has found scores of drugs tested in a study for the Federal food and drug administration a totally Ine Fec. the panel called for relabel ing of More than 2,000 drugs two thirds of those tested so far in the study. Or. Robert k. Cannan of the National Academy of sciences told a group of science writers monday that revision is Neces. Sary because a the labels were misleading and a they left the impression that a drug could do what it cannot do a he said. A to put it bluntly there was not a fair represent. Tion of the drug in or. Cannan reported on a two year study of drugs placed on the Market Between 1938 and 1962. The study now is about 87 per cent Complete and there is no reason to suspect that the two thirds figure will change when the study of 3,600 formulations is finished he said. The study being made by a National Academy of sciences panel at the of Day a request Cov. Ers drugs introduced prior to 1962�?about 85 per cent of All those now on the Market. Those introduced since 1962 have been subject to Laws requiring that Label claims be sub. Stan tinted. Asking the conference to require mediation of their dispute with the Cardinal. The contraceptive Issue is dominating the Bishops five Day fall session which began Mon. Day. A final stand on the Contro. Versy is expected to be shaped in secret debate starting wednesday. The proposed version of the pastoral letter already handed out to the Bishops also probes the morality of the Vietnam War. About 220 Bishops and five cardinals Are attending the conference Only a week after the French Assembly of Bishops left the question of birth control up to personal conscience. A civil Engineer picketed the hotel monday with a sign show ing red flames and the inscription a to hell with dissenting French Bishops obey the about 300 priests from As far away As san Antonio and seat. Tie met during the Day monday to ask the . Bishops to step in the punishment dispute. Many of them led by clergymen cast out from their rec tories by car. Dinal of Boyle marched a mile to the hotel to deliver the a. Peal. The priests prayed in the lob. By Sang hymns and ate Sand Wiches until archbishop dear Den appeared before them to accept their Appeal. Mission. There was speculation in Cai. To that Egypt and Jordan Are again trying to arrange an Arab Summit conference which some Arab countries particularly saudi Arabia oppose. In Jerusalem Eshkol told the israeli parliament a free Pas. Sage for our ships in the Suez canal and Freedom to defend free passage in the straight of tiran Are conditions for Egypt a closure of the Strait at the Southern end of the Sinai desert was one of the causes of the Arab israeli War in june 1967. The israelis took the Sinai during the Brief War and of. Servers in Jerusalem took Esh. Kola a remarks to mean that Israel will hold on to the area of. Or looking the Strait. Invasion upped risks Lemnitzer Brussels Belgium a Gen. Lyman l. Lemnitzer us. Preme Allied commander in eur. Rope said today risks to the West remain a markedly High Era because of the soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia despite publicized withdrawals. A the Warsaw pact capability for moving Forward has been enhanced a he said. A the Mili tary balance in Central Europe has been significantly altered to the disadvantage of the Lemnitzer a remarks were made in a speech prepared for delivery to the North Atlantic Assembly a gathering of Mem. Bers of the . Congress and from the parliaments of the other 14 allies in the North Atlantic treaty organization. Lemnitzer took Issue with those who say the soviet Posi. Tion has been More than coun. Ter balanced by the loss of sup. Port from the czechoslovak army or by other possible de. Sections in Eastern Europe. He said such people Are trying to a wish away the proven Readi. Ness and capability of soviet forces. He made five Points a the soviet Union now has in Central Europe its larges and most readily usable Force since world War ii a the soviets and their allies have carried out a classical pattern of military deployment in Czechoslovakia. A men communications and transport have been extensively mobilized to support Forward forces. A a Large and immediately usable soviet Force has been placed farther West than at any time in the recent past. A despite reports of move ment out of Czechoslovakia the soviets Are there in strength As they have not been since 1945. He urged that nato planning be based on soviet potential not on assessment of soviet intentions. Lemnitzer warned that nato cannot base its plans just on the Assumption that there will a1, ways be the necessary warning before an attack. A warning did not exist prior to the occupation of czech Oslo. Varia a he said. That meant he went on that forces immediately available must be Able to Cope with Sud. Den attacks. General Abrams envoys Hope peace talks will resume Paris a . Diplo. Mats held out Hope today that the Vietnam peace talks will re. Sumo soon but Saigon and Hanoi were publicly unyielding. One . Source said the sex. Handed Parley postponed from nov. 6, might begin within two weeks. But he added there Are differing views among . Delegation members about How Long it will take to work out an agreement with South Viet namese president Nguyen Van Thieu. President elect Richard m. Nixon a statement that the Johnson administration Speaks for him on foreign affairs until he takes office Jan. 20 gave in. Portent backing to the efforts at . Ambassador w. Averell Harriman and his team. The . Delegation has not heard yet whether Nixon will Send an Advance Man to of. Serve the talks. Henry Cabot Lodge . Ambassador at Bonn has been mentioned As a possibility. Lodge was twice ambassador to Saigon and Nixon a running mate in the 1960 presidential race. The Paris talks Are stalled by Thieu a refusal to attend any conference at which the Viet congas National liberation front does not have diplomatic status inferior to that of Thieu a government. . Negotiators began consultations monday with South Vietnam s observer in parts Pham Dang Lam looking for a basis for Compromise. But in Saigon a spokesman for Thieu repeated the presidents demands and said South Vietnam a will never give equal status at the peace talks to the Hanoi dominated information minister ton that Thien said recognition of the Elf would amount to recon. Nation of three Vietn Arns instead of the present two. A we will never accept a vague understanding a he de. Dared. A we want specific guarantees that the Elf will not be seated As a separate the communists held a mass rally in Paris at which they blamed the United states for the breakdown in negotiations. Hanoi a chief Delegate to the talks Xuan Thuy declared a a warmongering american fac. Tiona was encouraging Thieu to balk at joining the talks. Nixon electoral vote is now 302 by the associated press the suspense was gone but the task of presidential vote counting continued on today in Alaska Maryland and Missouri where president elect Richard m Nixon and Hubert h. Hum. Prey fought some of their Clos. Est contests. With the count Down to the last few precincts or the final stacks of Absentee ballots Maryland appeared firmly in the Humphrey column while Alaska and Missouri had lined up behind Nixon. The latest National vote totals showed Humphrey with 30,760,301 or 42.97 per cent Nixon with 31,085,267 or 43.48 per cent and third party candidate George c. Wallace with 9,674,802 or 13.53 per cent. Today a chuckle it used to take two Bales of Cotton to make a woman a dress. Now a silk worm can do it on his Day Oft
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