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Norwich Evening Sun (Newspaper) - October 7, 1968, Norwich, New York
Evening Sun vol. 78. To. 133 monday october 7, 1968 Norwich hew York 13815 10c per copy50 senators favor bombing halt Washington apr at least half the Senate favors one plan or another to halt . Bombing of North Vietnam. Twenty seven senators of the 85 who responded to an associated press Survey said they favor an unconditional bombing halt. They Are opposed by 18 senators who said there should be no further bombing reduction in the current stage of the War. In Between were 23 senators who said they would insist on some Matching action by Hanoi either in reducing the level of the fighting or in compromises at the bargaining table in pans. The 18 who oppose any reduction of the air predicted that a bombing halt would result in wholesale military infiltration from the North and stepped up costly ground action in the South by communist units taking advantage of a toothless american air dragon. The senators who said they want the bombing halted unconditionally at least on an experimental basis maintained it would be an acceptable risk in an All out attempt to end the fighting. The a Survey was conducted after the flurry of congressional and political debate sparked by vice president Hubert h. Humphreys sept. 30 Vietnam policy speech. Humphrey said that As president he would consider stopping All bombing a was an acceptable risk for he said that before acting he would a place key importance on evidence direct or indirect by deed or word of communist willingness to re store the demilitarized zone Between North and South he said that should the Hanoi government a show bad Faith. I would Reserve the right to re sumo the All senators contacted were asked a do you presently favor a halt in the bombing of North Vietnam either unconditionally or predicated on Hanoi a Advance assurances of a reciprocal gesture a seventeen of thus contacted decline to comment. Fifteen others Many of them on the Campaign Trail could not be reached. Two remarks appeared to indicate the depth of division still remaining in the Senate which. If the Issue arose might be consulted by the White House but would have no direct policy making role. A i would favor an unconditional bombing halt with no ifs ands or buts a said sen. John of Pastore . A i would also Reserve the option to resume the bombing of they show any signs of taking military advantage of a i think vice president Humphreys approach with its ifs ands and buts and hopefully reciprocal signs from Hanoi will do nothing but Muddy the Waters is too hypothetical for a stable response from Hanoi and really serves no useful purpose a declared sen. Wallace f. Bennett a Utah. Aides to sen. Eugene j. Mccarthy. D-minn., referred reporters to position papers issued this summer by Mccarthy when a As a candidate for his party a presidential nomination he be came the leading Symbol of those determined to end the War. Mccarthy proposed then an unconditional bombing halt As part of a total program to end the fighting and bring stability to the area. Parallel proposals differing somewhat in emphasis and detail have been forwarded by Sens. Edward m. Kennedy d-mass., and George s. Mcgovern . Campaign costs to set record Nixon men say new York apr Richard m. Nixon a Republican presidential Campaign is said by its managers to be proving the most expensive Ever waged with a Price tag expected to run Well Over $20 million. Nixon associates expect spending by both parties in the White House race to reach record Levels. This is in part a product of inflation and in Large measure the result of escalating outlays for television. A series of interviews with Nixon assistants and advisers w Allace poll errs in a no. I Washington apr George c. Wallace says a poll showing that he could finish Sec Ond to Richard m. Nixon for president is wrong he is going to finish first. Wallace in Washington for speeches today at a meeting of United press International Edi tors and the National press club disputed a new York times Survey that said Wallace was running a Distant second to Nixon but ahead of Democrat Hubert ii. Humphrey. The times Survey showed Nixon leading in 34 states with 380 electoral votes Wallace ahead in 7 with 66 electoral votes and Humphrey winning in four states and the District of Columbia with a total 28 elector. A1 votes. Election requires 270 electoral votes. Wallace a Campaign manag. Ers say the former Alabama governors popularity has taken a Sharp Rise partly because of what they Call a perfectly timed announcement that former air Force chief of staff Curtis e. Lemay would be his running mate. The announcement came last thursday when the news corps accompanying the candidate had suddenly tripled in size. He had to charter two additional prop Jet airliners to accommodate them. Aides say letters from supporters Many enclosing Contr buttons and praising his Choice of Lemay have increased to about 15,000 daily at this Montgomery ala., Headquarters. The announcement of a running mate added a new National tone and legitimacy to Wal laces Campaign his managers say and Lemay has brought with him a new issues nuclear weapons. Lemay has said this country should make every Effort to avoid War but once involved in hostilities should not Rule out use of nuclear weapons. He has said he does not believe they Are needed in Vietnam. Washington was the first Stop on a coast to coast Campaign tour for Wallace this week. His schedule includes stops at Baltimore tonight Boston tuesday Scranton pa., and Albany n.y., wednesday Evansville ind., Peoria di., and Duluth minn., thursday Fargo n.d., Casper Wyo. And Denver Fri Day and Salt Lake City Boise Idaho and Seattle saturday. Weather considerable cloudiness to night with temperatures mostly in the 40s. Tuesday partly Cloudy with High temperatures from the mid 50s to the Low 60s. Produced unanimity on one Point they consider their own Campaign finances More substantial than those of vice president Hubert h. Humphrey the democratic nominee. A a we be caught on a said Robert Ellsworth Nixon a political director. A Humphrey All the signs of plentiful Campaign funds Are evident As the Republican presidential nominee enters the final month of the Campaign. Two key sources a Maurice h. Stans a Republican finance chairman said some 150.000 people have sent Small contributions to the gop Campaign. Their donations average $15 apiece for a total of $2.25 million. That is with a month of Money raising to go. A a network of $1,000 dinners produced an estimated $4.5 million after expenses for the gop presidential race. Campaign Money men now Are planning a series of $100 fund raising dinners. One top Campaign source said Nixon a Treasury also is receiving substantial support from people who give $1,000 and up. A Nixon aide said it is not possible to report just How much Money will be spent and May never be because of the proliferating Campaign committees involved in National and state operations for the gop ticket. A Twenty million is the round figures we Veall been shooting at a he said. A actually it Proba Lily will be final reports of National level spending during Barry Goldwa terms losing 1964 Campaign listed Republican expenditures at $19.3 million. About half the Nixon budget originally was earmarked for television. The Nixon to expense is expected to Cost about $10 million. The Basic Nixon approach is a one hour program on a state or regional television Hookup. Those shows Cost Between $30,000 and $40,000 each. Campaign officials say at least nine Are planned. Nixon also is using network radio which gets his voice on the air nationally for about $10,000 a program. Clark visit a reminder to soviets Washington apr Secre tary of defense Clark m. Clifford intends his West Berlin vis it this week to be a pointed re minder to the soviet Union of . Determination to protect Western rights in that encircled City. Clifford is scheduled to at. Tend the oct. 10-11 meeting of the nato nuclear planning to group in Bonn. This gives him the Chance to go to Berlin where he will inspect . Armed forces and tour the City which stands too Miles inside communist East Germany. The Clifford visit fits in with a general pattern of a Tough . Government attitude toward the soviets in the Wake of the Kus Sian led invasion of Czechoslovakia and subsequent threaten Long statements aimed at West Germany and West Berlin. American authorities Are concerned about a heavy move. Merit of russian troops into Central Europe particularly some 17 divisions into Czechoslovakia. It is the . View that the stationing of Hig Iii combat ready russian troops in Czecho. Slovakia where there were no such troops before Augusta raises a potentially grave threat to West Germany and other nato countries. Last week state department officials reported that the regular Winter meeting of nato foreign ministers would be moved up from mid december to mid november in Brussels so they can consider Steps to stiffen the Alliance and its military forces. Plans to Send a . Reconnaissance Squadron to Germany this week have been interpreted in some quarters As suggesting a strengthening of . Military Power in Germany. Ever since . Military forces were invited out of France . Reconnaissance squadrons once Bast d there have been rotating Between the United states and West Ger Many on a regular basis. There has been persistent speculation that the United states might return some of the 33,000 men withdrawn from Germany recently. These forces including fighter squadrons and infantry units were pulled Back in order to relieve the balance of payments deficit. The plan was to return some of these troops periodical. In for Maneu vers. Huh says he a gaining Erie a. Apr Hubert h. Humphrey said today that As the presidential Campaign moves along a More and More people Are getting fed up with the tactics of his two rivals. Opening a three City swing through Pennsylvania a Indus trial heartland the democratic presidential nominee said a a in be noticed that More and More people Are getting fed up with or. Nixon and or. Wallace and their tactics to win the he said he thinks he knows As much As the pollsters about what is pm Peoples minds and a the people and not the poll sters nor anybody else will pick a president. Humphreys remarks were prepared for delivery at a downtown rally before he Heads East to Scranton and Wilkes Barre in his third visit to one of the big states crucial to his presidential Hopes. One of the questions americans Are asking themselves Humphrey contended is a which candidate and which party can you Trust a a i say you can to Trust a candidate like George Wallace whose Only Appeal is to Peoples fears a the vice president said and a you can to Trust a candidate whether these troops of West Germany Are bolstered More by the United states forces May be determined in upcoming visit by defense Secretary Clark m. Clifford who today considered his trip to West Berlin a pointed reminder to soviet Union of . Determination to protect Western rights in that encircled City. Wearing protective suits and masks these w. German solders participated in Maneu vers called Black lion in southwestern Germany. Tranquil court opening belies explosive cases like Richard Nixon who refuses to speak out on vital issues and who says one thing in the North and another thing in the on sunday while watching the St. Louis cardinals rout the Detroit tigers in the fourth world series game at Chilly Rainy Tiger stadium in Detroit Humphrey gave a similar message to one of his key labor supporters. P resident Walter Reuther of the United Auto workers Union. Washington apr the tranquil ceremony opening the supreme courts new term today stands in con Rast to the explosive cases Oil its docket and the controversy it ver president Johnson a unsuccessful attempt to make Abe foetus chief jus tace. The High court aces a session accented by the pleas of demonstrators and dissenters and an Opportunity for Fie court to extend its activism into a new areas the plight of the poor. The court als will be acting under the Shad it a of the scrutiny cast on its decisions during the Senate i fit which killed Johnson a mov it to elevate for tas from being an associated Justice into the spot now held by Earl Warren. The politic i Campaign also has been Thrift at the court exemplified by third party presidential George c. Wallace a statement that Warren a has no to got enough Legal sense to try a Chicken thief in ironically the first Case to lie heard by the court centers on Wallace a bid for the Whit House. His lawyers Are trying to compel Olio to put Wallace name on tile ballot next month. The state counters that he not comply with election Laws. The remainder of the week will be devoted to a series i private conferences. Next monday the court will begin to announce rulings and will Start a round of hearings. Vietnam and civil rights demonstrators arid a group of rightists As Well Are Vertial the Power of police to limit i seaters activities in the inter est of order. They present a of first amendment prob ficut Leal. Demonstrations for unpopular causes Are bound to attack hecklers. Heckling has the potential of touching off violence. Must the demonstrators yield the question is brought directly by Dick Gregory negro writer and comedian arrested in 1965 As he led a March on the Home of mayor Richard j. Daley of Chicago to protest conditions in the Public schools. Along similar lines should officials have authority to prohibit rallies that could incite spectators to violence the question is brought by the National states rights party banned in 1966 from holding Public meetings in Somerset county Maryland after speak ers referred to negroes As a Onig czechs fear Reform Over Prague apr czechs to yaks fear that the Dubcek re go me a program to liberalize and Reform communism is near lug an end. Ruling bodies of the Czecho slovak communist party today planned a series of meetings to discuss the commitments forced by the soviet Union at talks in Moscow thursday and Friday with party chief Alexander dub. Cek and Premier Oldrich Cernik. An informal gathering of party leaders was expected to be followed by a session of the 21 member presidium and finally a meeting of the 160-member Central committee. Communists said the aporia lives Are a to continue the policy of peking accommodation with Hanoi a failed Thieu declares Gens and advanced the a White Power doctrine. A third test grows out of a demonstration against the Vietnam War held last april near it. Hood Texas when president Johnson helped dedicate Central Texas College. The protesters waded into a crowd of soldiers just Back from Vietnam tempers flared quickly and three demonstrators were arrested. In this Case Texas is trying to revive its a disturbing of peace Law held unconstitutional last april by a Federal court in aus tin. Though the justices have de. Dined to Rule on the legality of the Vietnam War major Putes spawned by the War Are before the court. Moscow agree to semipermanent stationing of occupation troops in Czechoslovakia and Salvage As much As possible of the a Post january program to make communism More by mane and democratic. A to balk and give the soviets the same Choice they had after invading the country aug. 20�? 21, that is formation of a military government to Rule Czechoslovakia. Some communists advanced a theory that it might be better for the country if the Dubcek re game resigned instead of losing its popularity by letting itself be used to carry out soviet policy. Partial troop withdrawals was the Only Concession to Prague in the Tough apparently Moscow dictated joint communique. Saigon apr president Nguyen Van Thieu declared today the enemy has failed in every attempt to bring a disastrous consequences to South Vietnam in 1968. But he said that for peace to be realized the Hanoi regime must acknowledge its Aggro Sion and agree to abandon its attempts to take Over South Vietnam. A the most reasonable Way to end this War is for both sides to scale Down the level of hostilities leading gradually to a effectively controlled and guaranteed a Thieu said in a speech to the National Assembly on the first anniversary of Tho creation of the body. Speaking in the Senate Cham. Ber with vice president Nguyen can by and Premier trim Van Huong Iii attendance Thieu emphasized that lie believes South Vietnam militarily and Politi. Rally gaining the upper hand in the War. A i reaffirm today that we will not concede any portion of our territory to the communist aggressors and we will not accept any form of coalition with the communists a he said. He said Hanoi had agreed to preliminary talks in Paris but he added a the communist a. Gres sors have a greater to this War than we the defenders. By refusing to respond to our gesture of Goodwill in de escalating this War the communists Are of strutting the peace Hanoi is attempting a to de. Lisle International Public open life terrible woman hijacks plane to Luba Merida mex. Apr a 35-year-old woman from Argenta a who said she found life in Mexico intolerable hijacked a twin Nguie Turboprop Airliner with 17 persons aboard sunday and ordered the Pilot to Fly to Cuba. Mexican authorities said the woman identified As Judith Vazquez entered the cockpit and pulled a gun from beneath a White shawl. The Pilot Captain Ricardo Troyo said that after ordering him to Fly to Cuba the woman said hysteria. Cally a a in a rather be killed or jailed in Cuba than return to the incident took place As the Aero Maya plane flew Over mex. Icons Lola Muju Eres the a Isle of women a ii its was to Merida. After seven hours Iii Havana the plane which carried 14 . Seiners including three americans and a Crew of three returned to Merida sunday night. In addition to mrs. Vazquez and her daughter Silvia 12, and a two month old son Ernesto two unidentified women passengers remained in Havana. It could not be Learned if they wer Quot connected with the hijacking the 19th since Jan. 30. Member of 6lost battalion9 recalls Battle new York apr fib years ago sunday David to. Chin crouched in a foxhole in to f Argonne Forest in franc ducking German bullets i wondering How Long he to survive. Tulchin now 74, sat in the in. Long room of a Manhattan h Lei sunday exchanging Rem is. Fences with 25 other Surv Ltd amp of the world War i Battle. The 26 Are among 70 a in scattered in 18 states who vote part of the so called lost b Ballon which was trapped b Hind German lines but whose Mem Bers stood their Days and five i overwhelming ode out of 554 in it battalion 30kth division of the Dot Ionar Force Battle Only 193 Sun each year the ? a Long number f for a reunion a we were nil recalled Tulchin now and live More than 30 year ment on Man. West Side. A i w s round for five a hts against in the Quot first Fantry 77th or lean exp to began the Ive. Raduy Doln a visors meet raped men who is retired h his wife of s in an apart tanks upper ast an office worker when i is of the Battle Wulchin , a a the advanced until we found ourselves surrounded by germans although actually it Wasny to until the morning after the siege began that be knew we were surrounded. You sex. Petted that by lunchtime the problem would be but the men of Hie battalion held off the germans from to. Night of oct. 2 until the night of oct. 7 when help arrived. A we had no food no Armuni. Lori no medical supplies a tub Chin said. A was people died and somebody else was wounded there was nothing you could do but take the old Bandage and reapply finally said Tulchin a on the evening of oct. 7 the rest of the american troops got Rescue brought no sense of Relief however Tulchin said a because in the army it might get worse the next Tulchin returned to new York in May 1919, arid got a Job in a stationery store. Later he went Back to office work and retired several years ago. Ion Thieu said by claiming the continued bombing of North Vietnam South of the 20th Paral. Lei is an obstacle to peace Lingo t tat ions. The Baste Issue however is ail end to the War not ail end to the bombing he adder. To con. Fuse that two riot Only obstructs peace but also risks extending the conflict the president sail. A we Are willing and ready to take any action which can Bas tenth establishment of a just and honorable peace but we cannot take any action that will prolong the War or will Reward aggression. It is now up to harlot to lot us know How a total cessation of bombing Over the remaining part of North vet. Nam will bring both sides closer to offensives aim spoil red attacks Saigon apr thousands of Allied troops scoured the Bat. Mountain valleys near Kite Saith Aud the jangled Foothills Southwest of do Nang today Iii new offensives aimed at spoiling enemy attacks. Task forces of . Marines and american and South Viet names infantrymen met Little resistance but continued to turn up valuable enemy munitions stockpiles. One stockpile found two Miles below tin Center portion of the demilitarized zone yielded 200 rounds of 152mm artillery ammunition plus too fuses. This indicated that the enemy May be planning to move big made guns into the so ii til. The 152s r an fire a 90.pound missile 10.5 Miles. Military spokesmen Iii delayed reports announced the loss of four More american aircraft to enemy ground fire Over Hie past three Days. They included an observation plane and a reconnaissance Bell. Copter helping Hie Allied ground troops search for Hie enemy a Navy a7 Corsair downed Over North Vietnam and an assault helicopter bit near the cambodian Border Northwest of Saigon. One of the observation planes was shot Down sunday 500 Yards South of the abandoned Marine base at Khe Snail. The Pilot and Ai Illery observer were unhurt. The marines returned to Khe Sand Over the weekend in a new offensive sweep through the one time fortress three months after giving it up for what the . Command said was More flexibility and mobility. The marines apparently acted on intelligence Rex it its that North vietnamese troops had moved into Khe Saith but the leathernecks went in unopposed a . Spokesman said they done to plan to stay. Khe Sanh underwent a 77 Day enemy siege earlier this year but marines held out until it was lifted Early in april by a Relief Force. The a7 Corsair from the car. Rier Constellation was downed sunday just below the 19th parallel bombing Boundary for american pilots. The Pilot it. George m. Bleary ii of Fremont calif., parachuted and was picked up five Miles offshore by a Rescue helicopter. He suffered minor injuries. It was the 905th american warplane announced As downed in More than 3v2 years of bomb. My North Vietnam. A spokesman said the Allied forces overran the Camp sunday and freed the prisoners. Today a chuckle old postmasters never . They just lose their zip
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