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Norwich Evening Sun (Newspaper) - October 9, 1968, Norwich, New York
The evening Sun vol. 78, no. 135 wednesday october 9, 1968 Norwich new York 13815 10c per copy paratroops move into Saigon area College panel gun Bill facing offered gift new peril Campus site by Casey Jones a Utica Developer is offering the Community College committee a parcel of land from 30 to too acres without charge for construction of a Campus. Leroy h. Scheidelman pre. Silent of Chenango Valley realty corp., developers of the earn ily shopping Plaza South of the City has notified rabbi Edward Shapiro committee chairman that the land located on the West Side of route 12, across from the shopping Center is available. In his letter he said a Community College a surely will be a Benefit for the whole he said the parcel is a a Beautiful site for the school with the land sloping upward from route 12 a with a Beautiful gradual slope and then Levels off on a High plateau with a magnify cent View in All he noted the parcel is adjacent to the City limits and a could be made easily accessible from All sides with. City sewer water and Gas lines within reasonable he said he owns 320 acres of land in the area sections of it being heavily wooded and a much is Clear a and a if 30 acres Are needed now with a possible expansion to too acres i would be delighted to give any part of this property to the Community at no a arrangements can be made he said a to construct apartments and houses for the College personnel As they Are rabbi Shapiro expressed Delight with the offer this morning saying it is a a very Gratifying he said he will be making an appointment with or. Scheidelman As soon As possible to discuss the offer and will Call a meeting of the committee. Nuclear pact action delayed by Senate aides Washington apr Senate leaders have decided not to bring the nuclear nonproliferation treaty to a vote in this session of Congress informed sources say. Senate majority Leader Mike Mansfield has not made a Public announcement but he is said to have abandoned any possibility of seeking ratification this year. The treaty to ban the spread of nuclear weapons has been in increasing trouble in the Senate since the soviet Union invaded Czechoslovakia in mid August. The pact suffered another major setback tuesday when sen. Richard b. Russell d-ga., whose views on military mat ters carry great weight with Many senators announced he opposes action on the treaty at this time. A it has no inspection provi. Sions worthy of the name a Russell said. A it would not protect us at while several senators have advocated delay because of the soviet intervention in Central Europe russells objections to the terms of the treaty itself could signal Long Range difficulties in obtaining Senate Approv-a1 when the new session of Congress opens next january. A i am opposed to acting on it until there can be further investigation of its terms a Russell said. One article provides for the International atomic Energy commission to administer Safe guards to see that nonnuclear states do not make weapons out of atomic material and equipment Given for peaceful use. Weather fair and Cool tonight with Likely Chance of some Frost and fog Low temperatures in the 30s. Thursday increasing Clouds with High temperatures 55 to 60. He said the a very Fine and generous offers shows that interest has been generated in construction of a Community College in the area. A i feel this will be followed by other offers in kind a he said noting that a College might a get started sooner than we he said the committee is presently putting together a brochure to be presented to the Chenango county Board of supervisors the proposed sponsor of a College. Mclain wingless got Call St. Louis apr Denny Mclain a two time loser in the world series but a 31-game Winner in regular season was named to pitch for the underdog Detroit tigers today against St. Louis Ray Washburn in the rain threatened sixth game. It was raining lightly when both clubs showed up at Busch stadium this morning but the forecast called for the showers to Stop by game time 2 p.m., Edt. Commissioner William Eckerty a office said the game was on and no decision to change would be made before game time at least. The Gates were to be opened on schedule for the expected crowd of 54,692. Mclain 31-6 in american league play lost the opener to Bob Gibson 4-0 and dropped an other one to Gibson 10-1 in the rain delayed fourth game Sun Day at Detroit. He has pitched 5 2-3 innings and allowed seven runs and nine hits. Lbs still can Speed peace Hanoi aide says Paris apr ambassador Xuan Thuy said today president Johnson a still has enough time and Power to open the Way to a vietnamese peace by halting attacks on North Vietnam. Hanoi a chief Delegate spoke at the 25th session of the peace conference. But the meeting ended with . Ambassador w. Averell Harriman telling newsmen the american position has in no Way been changed and that today a we made no Progress at Harriman told Thuy the United states is willing a to move far and fast toward peace the minute a your government gives us reason to believe it is also pre pared to the american professed growing concern Over what he called a a Hanoi a intransigence in the conference an attitude he suggested that arises from a a misguided belief it can gain its ends in South Vietnam through military Harriman said he is worried too by Hanoi a failure to accept americans assurances that its Aims in Southeast Asia Are strictly limited. A we know that Hanoi is being provided with misinformation from its commanders on the battlefields of South Vietnam a he went on. A it would be tragic if Hanoi a strategic estimate were not based on Thuy who spoke first said a Many american senators poll Ticiano and other personalities recently had called for an unconditional bomb halt. A if president Johnson really wants peacefully to solve the Vietnam problem he still has enough time and Power now to do so so As to open the Way to a just settlement of the Vietnam problem a settlement that would be beneficial to the Viet namese people the american people and world peace a he said. Washington apr the Bill outlawing mail order sales of guns and ammunition battered for months in House and Senate faces new danger As it nears what should have been the end of its Long trek through Congress. The measure was approved by a House Senate conference committee late tuesday but the possibility of new trouble was raised when some Senate conferees did not sign the committee report. There also were doubts that the House would accept the ban on mail order sales of All a in Muni Tion since it had exempted this category when its version of the Bill was passed. The conference Bill must be approved again in each chamber before going on to the White House. The legislation goes part Way to meet the appeals of president Johnson for tightened gun controls but does not include his request to require registration of All firearms and the licensing of owners. The assassination of sen. Robert f. Kennedy d-., in Early june touched off a renewed drive for the legislation. Training his Job a forgotten men of the Vietnam War Are military advisers such As Navy chief gunners mate Edmund Canby 44, at right who Here advises vietnamese Navy Crew Man on operation of 81 Nim mortar aboard a command boat. Advisers have been organizing and training Viet forces since 1955, Long before american troops entered conflict in 1965, House members pick up to Bill after conducting a late late show Washington apr the House fought and muddled its Way through almost 20 hours of delaying tactics before taking up today a Bill to facilitate a Hubert h. m. Nixon George c. Wallace television debate. Records and precedents fell like tenpin during the continuous Day and night struggle Between democrats Bent on passing the Bill and republicans staging the House equivalent of a filibuster. For the last 2i/2 hours of preliminaries members were physically locked in the House chamber by majority vote the first such instance Veteran members said in More than 50 years. The idea was to Block the favorite Republican delaying tactics to partly empty the Cham. Ber and then Force one Tim consuming Roll Call after another to establish a quorum. Before the motion to consider the Bill could be called up there were 36 Roll Calls by a wide margin a record for one continuous session. Thereafter republicans continued to find ways to Force Roll Calls each consuming about half an hour. The democrats had charged filibustering republicans with trying to prevent the presided tial debate and at the same time shield their candidate from blame for ducking the encounter. The Bill democrats support would allow networks to arrange the debate without giving equal time to numerous minor candidates. Republican members raised a storm of protest Over the locked doors. Some said it was an illegal use of Powers under the House rules and rep. Robert Taft jr., a Ohio said the restriction on the Freedom of the members Vio i a t e d their constitutional rights. House speaker John w. My Cor Mack said he was bound by the majority vote and insisted that the doors would remain locked until the business before the House was completed. Taft still protesting that lock ing the me milers in violated their civil liberties challenged the legality of the action by forcing his Way out of the chamber. A Burly Man he pushed through tile door when it was unlocked to permit another member to go to the rest room then brushed past two startled doormen who grabbed him belatedly and forced him to halt. Jake w. Johnson the ser Geant at Arins of the House told Taft he would have to return but the congressman refused to do so unless Johnson put him under arrest. Johnson declined to arrest him but told Taft he was in violation of the rules of the House. Taft left but later returned to the chamber. A the democratic leadership has been preventing the House from voting on these Bills for two years a he said. Mccarthy refuses to Back huh new York apr sen. Eugene j. Mccarthy has again rejected overtures that he support democratic nominee Hubert h. Humphreys presidential Campaign and close ranks in the party. The Minnesota senator in his first major political speech since he lost the nomination to Humphrey in August said tuesday night the Call for party Unity was no More acceptable to him now than when he entered the presidential race a year ago. But he left the door open for Humphrey to possibly obtain his support before the november election. Mccarthy listed three positions he said were crucial to him and his supporters and indicated he hoped the vice presi Dent would adopt them. Mccarthy spoke at a $100-a-plate fund raising dinner for new York democratic Senato rial nominee Paul of Dwyer a Vietnam War critic who has refused to endorse Humphrey. A three minute standing ova Tion greeted Mccarthy when he mounted the dais before the 1,400 persons packing the grand ballroom of the new York Hilton. Then later As he Rose to speak chants of a we want Gene we want Gene interrupted him. His fingers flicked the a for Victory sign he used steadily through the nomination Cam i pain and again he was wildly applauded. He said he began his Campaign last fall More a to raise issues than to save or Divide the democratic a we did not a he said a raise these issues to gain control. To win still Mccarthy said a the Call goes out for party Unity just As it did a year ago. A it was not acceptable then and its not any More acceptable the audience cheered. Mccarthy then listed the three conditions he thought should be met to change the direction of the democratic party a shift in Vietnam War policy a restructuring of the draft system and of the party machinery. On Vietnam Mccarthy said promises to Stop the bombing of the North As Humphrey has conditionally pledged were not enough. What is needed he said is a willingness to accept a coalition government a communist and non communist in South Vietnam. Second Mccarthy said something must be done to put fairness into the military draft system not just promises of a lottery selection method. Rather the Burden of the draft should be spread Over a the entire Pofi lations and a provision made for exemption a on the basis of conscience a Mccarthy said. Also he continued democrats must be assured that party re. Forms will be put into effect along democratic lines with a Small a a do. A we must continue to put these things before the Public a Mccarthy added. Giant Apollo rocket on launch pad Cape Kennedy Fla. Apr a Mammoth Saturn 5 rocket rolled slowly to a launch pad today As the three Man Apollo 8 Crew that May ride it into orbit about the Moon in december watched and posed for pictures with the giant Booster. At the same time preparations moved flawlessly toward fridays launching of the three Man Apollo 7 Crew on a Marathon Earth orbit flight. A the Apollo 7 prelaunch activity is going As smooth As we be Ever seen for a manned space flight a commented an official of the National aeronautics and space administration. The two events Roll out and preparation demonstrate that after 20 months this nation s Man in space program has recovered from the tragic fire that killed three astronauts and once again is on the course to the Moon. The 363-foot-tall Saturn 5 lumbered at a snails Pace out of a cavernous Assembly building at 8 30 ., Edt. With the Apollo 8 spaceship perched on top it Rode upright on the Back of a diesel powered transporter that resembles a giant mechanical Turtle. The transporter travelling at less than one mile an hour was expected to take about eight hours to make the 3.5-mile trip to the launch pad. The Apollo 8 Crew air Force col. Frank Borman Navy capt. James a. Lovell jr., and air Force maj. William a. Anders a observed the Roll out and posed for news photographers with the Gigantic rocket in Hie Back ground. The astronauts Hopes of flying Apollo 8 into orbit around the Moon depend on the results of Apollo 7, which is scheduled to ride a smaller Saturn in rocket into Earth orbit at la Edt Friday. Navy capt. Walter m. Sclar a jr., air a it rce maj. Dona f. Visele and civilian astronaut Walter Cunningham Are to Check out All spacecraft systems As they race around the Globe for 11 Days in the Apollo 7 ship. If they demonstrate conclusively that the Apollo Craft can safely carry men a Quarter of a million Miles to the Moon and bring them Back the Borman Crew plans to take off dec. 20 on an eight Day trip in which they Are to orbit the Moon to times during a 24-hour period. That flight would be a critical rehearsal for a manned lunar Landing in 1969. If the Apollo 7 uncovers flaws in the hardware Apollo 8 will be scheduled As an Earth orbit Mission to work out the bugs. Everything was reported capital political situation a uneasy Saigon apr paratroop. Ors of the . 82nd airborne division have moved into tile Saigon military District to protect the City a Western flank against enemy attack military spokesmen announced today. The announcement followed an order from the South vietnamese government alerting All government army and air Force units in and around Saigon apparently because of political uneasiness. Military sources said the . Troop shift had been planned some time ago. U. A spokesmen said the Transfer of the82nd airborne troops was aimed at realigning some american units and allowing a brigade of the . 25th infantry division now under operational control of the capital military assistance command to return to the control of its division. The 3rd brigade of the 82nd, about 4,000 men is replacing the 25th division brigade. The infantrymen Are moving farther out along the jangled approaches Northwest of Saigon in the outer ring of defense around Saigon. The paratroopers from fort Bragg n.c., arrived in South Vietnam last february and have been operating in the northernmost 1st corps area be Low the demilitarized zone. Informed sources said Hie South vietnamese Alert order was based on an uneasiness caused by the return from exile of former chief of state Gen. Duong Van Munh As Well As possible developments at. Hie preliminary peace talks in Paris. But government spokesmen and sources gave varying a. Counts of what prompted the Alert. A source in president Nguyen Van Thieu a office said it was a a Normal precaution we take from time to he said it was called because of intelligence of possible Viet Cong action against the capital. An information ministry spokesman Nguyen Van noun said the Alert had been ordered because of intelligence reports concerning xxi Sylble action by 14 a we cannot confirm that they Are communists or political troublemakers a he said. Elsewhere Waves of . B52 Strat fortresses roared Over the Southern fringes of North Vietnam tuesday to Lay protective Shields of bombs around Ameri can marines sweeping through the demilitarized zone. Thirty of the eight Jet planes dropped 1,000 tons of to nibs in support of marines from the 26th regiment searching for North vietnamese troops in the Southern half of the old Neutral Buffer zone that separates the two Vietnam. Columbus i killed in v Ilnam Columbus a official confirmation has just been received of the death on sept. �?T3 of sp/5 Charles l. La in in of gunshot wounds received on a military aircraft in Vietnam. This is the first casualty of the War in this area. Tile Columbus Soldier was the son of or. And mrs. Milton Limon of the Shawler Brook Road Extension town of Columbus. He was born May 7, 1948, in Albany and was graduated from the new Berlin Central school in 1966. The parents had been notified of their songs death and had re Quested official confirmation before they left for funeral services in Texas. According to the message from major general Kenneth a Wickham sp/5 la min received th1 wound while a passenger on a military aircraft which was on a medical evacuation Mission. The plane was hit by enemy automatic weapons fire exit did not crash and Burn. Besides his parents lie is survived by his widow Stella Linum of san Antonio Texas and a sister miss Carol Lumm of Columbus. Several aunts uncles and cousins also survive. Or. And mrs. Linum who re Quested confirmation prior to going to Texas have just returned from san Antonio where funeral services were held at Wirt Sam Houston Chapel with chaplain capt born Dine Saglimbeni and chaplain James w. Morrill officiating on sept. 25. Burial was in the National cemetery at san Antonio Texas. Specialist Linum was serving with the 498th medical company air ambulance when he was killed. Israel is willing to talk boundaries going Well with Apollo 7 preparations As Schirra Eisele and Cunningham eased up on their training for americans first three Man space Mission. They planned More practice in a spacecraft simulator today and a review of their flight plan. Although their Saturn in rocket is considerably smaller than the Saturn 5 monster it still is the most powerful rocket Ever assigned to launch . Astronauts. It stands 224 feet tall and generates first stage thrust of 1.6 million pounds four times the Power of the Titan 2 rocket that lifted the two Man gemini Craft. But when astronauts set sail for the Moon their vehicle with extra fuel and the lunar Landing capsule attached will weigh More than 50 tons. That will re. Quire the brute Force of the 36-Story-tall Saturn 5. United nations . Apr Israel in what it Calls a nine Point blueprint for peace has expressed willingness to negotiate immediately on permanent boundaries with the Arab states but indicates it will not withdraw forces from occupied territories until a permanent peace is secured. In a major foreign policy address before the . General Assembly tuesday foreign minister Abba Eban renewed is Rael s demand for a a just and lasting peace duly negotiated and contractually Cairo radio and the israeli program was no More than a repletion of previously stated israeli views on a Mideast settlement. Syrians Damascus radio said the plan a reaffirms zionist expansionist the Central Point in Eban s speech israeli sources said was a Call a to replace cease fire lines by permanent secure and recognized boundaries and a to carry out the disposition of forces in full Accord with the boundaries agreed under the i. Nal Arab nations backed by the soviet Union have insisted Israel relinquish Arab territory won during the june 1967 Middle East War As a first condition for peace talks. Eban made Clear israelis intention to keep the old City of Jerusalem but expressed Readi Ness to discuss the status of Christian and moslem holy places with those a traditionally this too was sex. Petted to draw strenuous Arab dissent. But in a new gesture the israeli foreign minister propose an International conference of Middle East countries to develop a five year plan for solving of the Palestine Refuge problem. He said the conference could be called in Advance of peace talks. Eban also made these Points in his peace blueprint a Israel and the arabs should sign a pledge of Mutual no aggression. A israeli and jordanian Citi zeus should be allowed Freedom of movement across the two countries Borders. Israel would be willing to afford Jordan free port facilities on the Mediterranean coast. A Israel should have unreserved rights to use the Suez canal and the Gulf of Aqaba. As an interim measure and because of the approaching win ter the israeli government has decide d to make it easier for refugees who fled to the East Bank of Jordan River during last years War to be reunited with their families in israeli occupied territory. Meanwhile everyday clashes Between Israel and Jordan continue. Jordanians hurled six mortar rounds at an israeli pot Ash Plant near the dead sea Early today an israeli army spokesman said. Today s chuckle advice from a College Dean a to prevent student pro testing make it a required
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