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Norwich Evening Sun (Newspaper) - November 14, 1968, Norwich, New York
The evening Sun vol. 78, no. 161 thursday november 14, 1968 Norwich new York 13815 10c per copy czechs fear end of Reform Prague a the Cen. Trial committee of czechoslovak. Kia s communist party met to. Day for a crucial session amid widespread fear that it would wipe out the final traces of the years Liberal reforms. The committee session in Prague Castle posed another threat to party chief Alexander Dubcek who has been fighting for political survival every Day since the soviet invasion aug. 20. There was speculation that old guard communists who want to discredit Dubcek a re. Gime and reverse reforms might open the Battle by challenging the right of new com. Mittee members to take their seats. The committee on aug. 31 increased membership by 87 to give it a Liberal majority and some communists argue that this was illegal with out party wide elections. Public foreboding about the session was fed by recent re. Striations on the press and on travel abroad. Deputy Premier Gustav he. Sak warned wednesday night that if a any demonstrations take place in our streets in the coming Days we shall regard them As subversive against state and party and proceed a. Husak spoke in Bratislava. In Prague student my worker groups joined forces to plan anti soviet demonstrations that might be allowed because they would stay out of the streets. The cd traction Plant Prague a largest factory called for special saturday and sunday a Dubcek shifts in which work. Ers and students could gather in plants. Prague radio said students and workers would meet at several other plants on the two Days. For the second straight Day Dubcek and other top govern rent leaders on wednesday per. Tonally warned students against Street demonstrations. Red space Craft zips around Moon Jodrell Bank England apr an unmanned soviet spaceship circled the Moon and apparently headed Back to Earth today Britain a Jodrell Bank Observatory reported. Sir Bernard Lovell the director of the Observatory said the Craft Zond 6, was performing almost exactly like Zond 5, the first spaceship to Circle the Moon and be recovered safely. Zond 5 was launched on a Sun Day like Zond 6, and it was re. Covered in the Indian Ocean the following saturday sept. 21. The current Moon trip together with the successful flight of cosmonaut Georgy Bergovoy last month and the Zond 5 sue. Cess has started speculation that the soviets May try to beat the . Manned shot around the Moon scheduled for Christ Mas. The National aeronautics and space administration announced tuesday that three . Astronauts would make to orbits around the Moon during a 20-hour photography Mission on Christmas eve. Bloody fighting heats up the War just like All dads proud pop Marine capt. Charles Robb right shows off photos of his wife Lynda Bird their daughter Lucinda Desha and the child a Grandfather president Johnson to sgt. Ronald e. Staff of Bismarck n.d., a Marine correspondent the pictures were sent to Robb in South Vietnam where he is stationed near Danang. Senate gof conservatives consider Liberal As Leader Washington apr conservative leaders of the Senate gop bloc Are considering giving a top Post to a Liberal Republic. Can colleague hoping for party Unity at the outset of the Nixon administration. Likely beneficiary of such a move would be Pennsylvania a Hugh Scott who could take Over chairmanship of the Senate re publican policy committee. Scott who supported the unsuccessful bid of new York gov. Nelson a. Rockefeller for the gop presidential nomination would succeed retiring sen. Bourke b. Hickenlooper of Iowa a conservative. This presumably would eliminate Scott As a contender for the Arab 2 sons deny charges new York apr three yemeni arabs a father and his two sons have pleaded innocent to a charge of conspiring to As. Passinate president elect Rich Ard m. Nixon. Ahmed rage Namer 43, and his sons Hussein 20, and Abdo 19, were indicted wednesday by a Brooklyn grand jury before being brought into Brooklyn supreme court for a hearing. Justice John r. Starkey re. Diced bail from $100,000 to $25,000 each but the lower Bond was not posted. No trial Date was set. The grand jury handed up in. Dict ments on four counts con. Piracy to kill Nixon criminal solicitation of an unidentified person to commit the crime Possession of two rifles and Possession of switchblade knives. Job of minority whip or assist ant Leader. It is being sought actively by Nebraska a conservative roman l. Hruska. Hruska would fill the leadership vacancy left by the primary defeat of Thomas h. Kuchel of California a Liberal. Republican Leader Everett m. Dirksen favors adding a lib eral to prevent a party splitting fight at the Start of Richard m. Nixon a administration. Dirksen a commanding Posi Tion As Leader of the minority forces was strengthened by his re election to a fourth term. The installation of Hruska As Dirksen a assistant would put a conservative team in control of the minority. Saigon a while . Planes and helicopters rained Down flares bullets and bombs less than 500 South vietnamese rangers and american artillery men fought off about 1,000 North vietnamese troops near the cambodian Border through the night and counted 287 enemy bodies after Dawn broke today. The North vietnamese attack on the Small Ranger Camp 60 Miles North of Saigon produced the Vietnam wars heaviest fighting in weeks with 120 of the enemy dead found inside the Campos barbed wire. The other bodies were strewn Over tile cratered approaches which had been blasted by the americans 155mm guns inside the Camp and the . Planes and helicopters circling Over head. Four South vietnamese were reported killed and 23 wounded. No american casualties were reported. The North vietnamese crossed the cambodian Border to storm the Jungle Camp named Landing zone Dot in an area where Allied forces Are sweeping for an estimated 15,000 to 20,000 North Viet namese troops believed massed along the Border. Dot was held by a battalion of South Viet namese rangers and a . How. Pitzer Battery. The North vietnamese made their first charge about mid. Night under cover of a heavy mortar barrage to pin Down the defenders. Within about an hour two thrusts had breached the Campos barbed wire defense Fles 12 rocket launchers 3 mortar tubes and 7 antiaircraft machine guns. Earlier . Headquarters re. Ported that troops of the . 1st air cavalry division killed 50 North vietnamese soldiers in two fights wednesday in the same general area near the Bor. Der. Two americans were re. Ported killed and five wounded. The a . And South Viet namese commands also an. Bounced that combat casualties in the War edged upward last week the first full week since the bombing of North Vietnam was halted. . Headquarters also an. Bounced that an american hell. Copter was hit by enemy ground fire and crashed in the Central Highlands wednesday la Miles West of an Khe. Two americans were killed and four wounded. Meanwhile in the Wake of Washington a warning that serb. Ous peace talks cannot be con. Ducted if the demilitarized zone is used for attacks on Allied forces the . Command an. Bounced six More incidents a in. Vol Long enemy activity in the Southern part of the Buffer zone Between North and South Viet Nam. . Command said four of the incidents involved firing on . Reconnaissance planes. Fifth was the sighting of sets of vehicle lights moving South which could have been tanks or Supply trucks. The sixth was to armed uniformed North Viet namese soldiers seen moving in the open. . Artillery and two War. Ships the destroyer Davis and the Cruiser Canberra blasted the suspected North vietnamese positions inside the i my the . Command said. A spokesman said . Artillery on wednesday poured More than 500 rounds into the area three Miles of Glo Linh where a reconnaissance plane spotted the to soldiers. The massive barrage touched off 35 secondary expo. Dons and three fires indicating hits on ammunition stores the spokesman said. Earlier wednesday in another of the incidents an Aerial observer reported receiving Small arms fire from two locations four Miles North Northwest of Glo Linh. The observer directed artillery and naval gunfire from the Davis and a numerous bunkers and 15 maters of Trench line were destroyed a the spokes Man said. . Warns Hanoi Doz shelling could ruin talks by the minority a rules californians George Murphy must give up his chairmanship of the Republican senatorial Campaign committee. This will strip the leadership of any far West perimeter. he attackers made iou As saults through the night holding on for seven hours before the big american guns fired Point Blank helicopter gunships and representation. Republicans like to parcel out their jobs on a geographical basis where possible and there have been some suggestions that Barry Coldwater of Arizona be installed in the Campaign Post. He filled it for four years previously. But indications Are that Coldwater who left the Senate to run for president in 1964, will have to Start at the Bottom again in committee assignments. Dive bombers blasted them Back across the Border. It was 7 25 . When the Camp radioed that the enemy had broken off the action and pulled Back. The rangers reported Captur. Ing a Large Quantity of enemy weapons left on the Battlefield including 53 chinese assault i president elect moves near selection of budget director new York apr president elect Richard my Nixon is pushing toward an Early announcement of his Choice for a new Federal budget director. Sources close to Nixon said that those under consideration for the important Post included t. Norman Hurd budget director for new York state and Caspar Weinberger californians director of finance. It was understood that Maurice stans who once headed the budget Bureau in the administration of president Dwight d. Eisenhower is not interested in returning to that Slot although he was actively involved in the Nixon Campaign. An Early Choice of budget director is dictated by the fact that the budget making process for the 1970 fiscal year that be gins next july i already is Well under Way. College suspends classes next years lunar shot to come close space Center Houston apr a flight to less than to Miles above the Moons surface will be undertaken next year by a Crew of space veterans offi dais disclosed wednesday. This Apollo to flight will in elude separation in lunar orbit of the . Moon Lander and a descent to within 50,000 feet of the Moons surface. Officials have said privately the flight plans possibly could be changed later to a lunar Landing. Crewmen will be air Force col. Thomas p. Stafford the commander Navy cmdr. Eugene a. Be Man lunar module Pilot and Navy cmdr. John w. Weather increasing cloudiness tonight with Chance of a Little rain or Snow developing Friday. Low temperatures tonight in the 20s and highs Friday in upper 30s and Low 40r# Young the command module i. Lot. Stafford and Cernan will Transfer to the lunar module and separate it from the com. Mand module leaving Young to Pilot the command module in Moon orbit. Stafford and Cernan will Fly the lunar module to within 50,000 feet of the lunar surface. Then rendezvous with the command module rejoin Young on Board separate from the lunar module and return to Earth. Apollo 8, scheduled to Fly next month will orbit the Moon to times at an Altitude of 69 Miles. It will not have the lunar mod. Ule on Board. Apollo 8 Crew members Are Frank Borman James Lovell and William an. Ders. The command module and la. Nar module combination will Fly manned for the first time on Apollo 9, scheduled for launch Early next year. San Francisco a classes have been suspended for an indefinite period for san Francisco state colleges 18,000 students after a week of sporadic vandalism and violence Stem Ming from a Black student Union strike. President Robert r. Smith or. Dered the suspension wednes. Day night a until we can open and operate in a More rational Smith acted after about 30 members of the police tactical squad were summoned to the Campus twice within half an hour. They were met with rocks and cans and surrounded by groups of shouting demonstrators both negro and White. In the resulting Melee eight persons were arrested seven of them charged with felonious As Sault on an officer and one with assault and Battery. There were no reports of serious injuries. Smith said he Felt the wednes. Day disturbances showed a we Are moving further and further toward physical confrontation Between people and this has demonstrated that a minority can close a Campus and that we can to keep it open with the distance of As Nixon aides said that since president Johnson will present the new budget to Congress be fore leaving office Jan. 20, the president elect will be severely limited in making major changes in what is always a massive and detailed blueprint for predicted Federal outlays. Quite naturally Nixon wants his own Man to be As Active As possible in the budget making process. The president elect while in new York has been holding a series of staff conferences aimed at lining up his prospective White House staff and further in the future recruiting Tai. Ent for the Cabinet and other top positions. He took a breather wednesday night and with his family went to the Broadway musical a George min on Friday evening he will Fly to a Seaside Home at key Biscayne fla., for a stay that could last a week. Associates said Nixon hoped to get in a Good Deal of relaxation during this Florida visit. The inaugural theme a bring us Washington apr the United states Lias warned North Vietnam that continued violations of the demilitarized zone separating North and South Vietnam could wreck the Paris peace talks. The warning Given to North vietnamese representatives in Paris by . Representatives was disclosed by the state department in a cautiously worded statement wednesday. Officials said that beginning last saturday there had been at least three instances in which american or South vietnamese forces near the demilitarized zone had been hit by artillery shellings from enemy forces inside the Doz. The statement said the United states takes a serious View of such incidents and a your representatives in Paris have brought this situation forcefully to the attention of the North a was the president and Secretary of defense Clifford have made Clear a the state department add a. A your position is that serious talks could not be conducted of the Doz were the statement issued by state department press officer Carl Hanoi insists on Elf talk role Paris a North Viet Nam said today it would not be. Goti ate with the United states unless the Viet congas National liberation front is present at the table. It called on the United states to state clearly under what conditions it is prepared to resume the Paris peace talks. A spokesman for Hanoi a Dele gation to the Paris conference said the position taken tuesday by Secretary of defense Clark m. Clifford a was ambiguous and requires urgent Clifford told a news Confer ence in Washington that if the Saigon government continues to Boycott the talks the United states should go ahead without it. President Nguyen Van Thieu of South Vietnam is demanding that his government be Given the status of an Independent delegation while the Viet congas National liberation front be made subordinate to North Viet names representatives. E. Bartch was mainly designed to provide some fresh assurances to Saigon that the United states has not agreed to any special status for the Viet congas political the National liberation front and does not consider the Elf to be a an Independent entity in South Vietnam. I addition the statement rejected implied claims of North Vietnam in recent statements that . flights Over North Vietnam violates the understandings which led to president Johnson s decision oct. 31 to halt bombing and other attacks on the North. A the activities that we undertook to Stop a the statement said Quot were All bombardments and a All other acts involving the use of this precise phrase was used repeatedly with the North vietnamese in contrast to the words they suggested simply because a jct it a Naissance is not an act involving the use of Force. The North Viet namese accepted this phrase Nixon wont nato is policy Brussels Belgium apr tile United states assured allies in the North Atlantic treaty organization today that the Nix. On administration in Washington will not alter the . Commitment to defend Western Europe against unprovoked attack. But at the same time Secre. Tary of defense Clark m. Clifford and Secretary of state Dean Rusk let the 14 other nato nations know that Amerl cans feel they Are shouldering a disproportionately heavy share of tile defense Burden. The statements of Clifford and Rusk highlighted a session of natos defense planning com. Mittee which is considering the need of strengthening defences against the danger of new so Viet thrusts in Europe. Norway Denmark West Ger. Many the Netherlands Britain and the United states Aru bounced new contributions to nato As a result of the soviet alter told invasion of Czechoslovakia in August. The defense ministers meet ing opened three Days of . Al sessions the semiannual get together of the organizations defense finance and foreign ministers. British foreign Secretary Michael Stewart is using the Situa. Tion to try to create a a euro Pean caucus within nato. One reason for such a body is that Many West europeans have been impressed by their own impotence to do anything about such events on their own door Steps As the War and the occupation of czech Oslo. Vak la. Stewart also is looking for a Way to bypass president Charles de Gaulle a veto of Brit ish membership in the euro. Pean common Market. Cooperation on arms procurement could bring the British and continue. Tai economies closer together. Pentagon official admits czech error despite strike some at classes new York a at Sev. Eral Public High schools which Are open and operating despite the continuing teachers strike shoestring staffs manage to teach courses ranging from mandarin to chemistry biology to business Law. The negotiations deadlock which has kept most of the City a 1.1 million pupils out of school for six weeks drags on but out of it the youngsters at these schools appear to be find ing a new relationship with their teachers. With teachers acting both As instructors and principals the emphasis is on student self Dis. I plane. A now that we could goof off if we wanted to nobody seems to be doing it a noted one student at Seward Park High school. A even though we have no and. Ministrative staff we be had no discipline problems a said mrs. Dorothy Gordon a teacher help. Ing run George Washington High school. At Seward Park about too students showed up for classes along with 13 teachers wednes. Day. There were three loosely arranged morning periods and the youngsters were allowed to choose their classes. They were also allowed to smoke in a third floor classroom. In one room miss Ronna Reiser a language teacher instructed a class of eight pupils in Sec. Ond year mandarin a chinese dialect. A uni you met you you a a do Yew have a wrist watch a she asked. A Kwa you you a a i have a wrist watch responded a student. At Central commercial High school 207 students attended 76 classes during six 40.minute periods in a half Day session. In a third floor classroom typists pecked away at All but two of the More than 30 a. Chines. Many of the teachers at the five schools Are regulars who have to Cross picket lines set up by their fellow members in the striking United federation of teachers . Another round of talks in the dispute broke up today with no reports of Progress and Albert Shanker president of the aft said again a settlement would a most Likely have to come from the legislature in Albany. The dispute stems from the refusal of the predominantly negro and puerto rican Ocean decentralized school District in Brooklyn o reinstate a group of teachers wash1ngton apr a top Pentagon official says a report prepared by own office for the . Delegation to a nato meeting was wrong in assessment of the soviet threat in Central Europe after the invasion of Czechoslovakia. Alain c. Enthoven apologized in a letter to sen. John s. Cooper r-ky., for what he said was the erroneous conclusion that the soviets were weaker after the czech invasion last August. Enthoven said he believes instead that the net soviet threat to Central Europe a has significantly increased not Enthoven is the defense department s assistant Secretary for systems analysis a key Post created by former defense chief Robert s. Mcnamara in 1961. He referred to an appraisal drawn up by his staff for top . Officials including Cooper As they prepared to attend the meeting of nato foreign ministers now under Way in Brussels Belgium. The thrust of Enthoven a original memorandum remained unchanged that Ato forces remain inadequate and should be upgraded. The systems analysis appraisal contended that in rough num. Hers of men nato forces can match those of the Warsaw pact countries. A if nato s military posture is inadequate and we think it is a it is not because we Are grossly outnumbered a the paper said. A rather it is because of readiness deficiencies that nato has not thought Worth among other things Enthoven s office contended that a aircraft shelters costing $100,000 each should be built to protect nato fighters against sudden attacks. A some nato countries need to Butiu a ammunition stocks to support their full combat potential. A nato allies must place More emphasis on keeping their Reserve units Well equipped. Today a chuckle next to automation nothing beats a wastebasket for speeding up work
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