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Norwich Evening Sun (Newspaper) - October 15, 1968, Norwich, New York
Supervisors reject Public health nursing package Story on Page 5 the e vening in vol. 78, no. 139 tuesday october 15, 1968 Norwich new York 13815 10c per performs to spectacular Quot Quot Quot -upp"1&Quot it get a this Aerial View of Chenango county Fairgrounds taken by evening Sun photographer Casey Jones shows extensive site sought by Sullivan county contractor. Chenango county agriculture i society reportedly has not acted on offer and presumably would move outside City if Sale were approved. Press club proposes to debate despite sni 4show must go on9 tonal but Cromley said the major broadcast networks could cover a press club debate As a legitimate news event without running afoul of the Law that requires equal time. The Prospect of Humphrey de. Bating tapes of Nixon state ments was raised monday by his daughter in Law Donna Humphrey. A a if or. Nixon will not agree to debate personally a she told a Charleston 111., crowd a a i think Ike Calls for vote win Washington a for. Mer president Dwight d. Eisen Hower celebrated his 78th birth Day with a serenade by the army band and the wish for a a a sweeping re. Publican Victory on nov. 5.�?� the general waved from the open window of his third floor Hospital room Mon. Day flashed the sign and the Eisenhower Grin for the Bondsmen and waved his tiny Flag. It was his first Public appear Ance since suffering his seventh heart attack in . Doctors chose the occasion to announce Eisenhower has begun High 9 Case could limit latin America should be Coordie. Rated under one Agency Nixon said in a St Dement and the pm. Phasis should be on Trade in. Stead of Aid. Repub1 lean vice presidential Candle Joe Spiro t. Agnew said in oxbridge n.j., mean while it is time to Stop what he called appeasement of civil Dis. Obedience advocates. A a those who break the Law and Taki it into their own hands a Agnew said a a should be excused under no inside the room Eisenhower marked his birthday at a . Gether with his family some close Friend and army chief of staff Gen. William c. West. Moreland who is undergoing treatment for an intestinal Dis. Order. Hanging on the Wall of Eisen. Howerts room is president John songs proclamation declaring this a a americans Salute to Eisen Hower Eisenhower a chief aide Brig. Gen. Robert Schulz released for tile general a statement saying a a the Best birthday present i could receive would be a sweep ing Republican Victory. City fair site up for Sale by Casey Jones a Sullivan county Developer has offered to Pur Chase the Chenango county Fairgrounds it was Learned today. Leo Blank president of Sullivan county building material company of Ferndale has informed the Chenango county agricultural society that he is interested in purchasing the entire tract of land comprising some 35 acres. Tile organization is expected to act on his offer this week due to a weekend deadline for consideration. The topic May be brought up at the society a annual meeting tonight at the knights of Columbus Hall in Birdsall Street. Reports indicate the groups Board of directors Are generally favourable toward the offer but no action been taken yet. Exact use of the land if the Sale is finalized has not been deter Ned. Or. Blank said today he made the offer because a a it looks like a Good the Developer who also has interests in other Fields including construction said he usually has a feasibility study made of tile area before he decides what to construct. He indicates that an apartment Complex or a Motel might be considered. _ he said the primary concern is in constructing something which is needed by the Community whether living quarters or office buildings. To determine this he said a Survey team is sent into the City to investigate the possibilities and to make recommendations As to the Best use. If the directors choose to sell the parcel it is unknown where the fair would move. The organization is reportedly studying the possibilities of other Sites outside the City. The matter of Sale of the Fairgrounds has been a topic of conversation for several months at meetings of the common Council. Ward 5 Alderman James c. Ferry who lives next door to the grounds has advocated that the City governing body put pressure on the fair association to sell the property thereby putting the land into taxable parcels. Senate chief Calls session Good not great Washington a the 90th Congress described by a Senate Leader As Good but not great is Over. After trying for three Days to Muster the House quorum needed to approve adjournment leaders gave up monday and voted anyway to end the ses Sion. This was possible because no one in either the House or sen ate raised the question of a quo rum. The House completed its Busi. Ness at 2 . And the Senate followed 17 minutes later. Senate democratic Leader Mike Mansfield mont., pronounced this valedictory a a this has been a Good con. Gress not a great Congress not a poor the 90th passed much signify cant legislation including a civil rights Bill with a Broad open housing provision anti crime and gun control measures a big increase in social Security Bene. Fits a temporary to per cent in. Come tax hike an omnibus housing Bill containing new ways to help poor families buy Homes. Today a chuckle frustration is being unable to fire that incompetent sales manager because he is your brother in Law and unable to complain to the chairman of the Board because he s your father in Law. Washington a re. Publican Richard m. Nixon has so far ignored democratic presidential opponent Hubert h. Humphreys latest demand for a debate but a new National press club offer could bring a showdown on the Issue. President Allan Cromley Dis closed monday the press club has proposed a debate that could be a. Tonally televised As a news event and thus skirt Nixon sob. Section to any debate requiring equal time for third party Candi. Date George c. Wallace. Neither Nixon nor Humphrey have acknowledged the press club invitation but Humphrey aides Call it a a a Money in the Bank standby in the event Nix. On turns Down Humphreys offer to for a three Way televised debate sunday night Between to and la . Edt. Nixon had until 5 . Today to accept Humphreys offer. Wallace accepted it monday a a assuming or. Nixon accepts and said he will his share of tile Cost if the debate comes off. Nixon has said any 8debate that would require equal time and thus give Wallace added sex. Posture a a would not be in the a. My Carthy joins by ballot suit new York a sen. Eur. Gene j. Mccarthy has joined As plaintiff in a Law suit seeking to have his name removed from new Yorkus presidential ballot on nov. 5. Mccarthy a action monday was seen As giving the democratic nominee Hubert h. Hum. Prey a helping hand in win. Ning new Yorkus important 43 electoral votes although my. Earthy has refused to openly support Humphreys Campaign. Harock dickies the new York Leader of the Minnesota Sena. Tors unsuccessful Campaign for presidential nomination said monday a a it is one thing not to endorse Humphrey and another thing to do something that would be de. Struc Tive to his Washington a the supreme court has agreed to hear a death Row Appeal that could result in further limits on capital punishment. The court which ruled last term that jurors cannot be sex. Eluded from capital punishment cases for opposing the death penalty in principle agreed monday to hear the Appeal of a Man sentenced to die for armed robbery. The convict Edward Boykin jr., pleaded guilty to holding up five Mobile ala., store. He con. Tends his death sentence is a cruel and unusual punish Mentz in violation of the constr. Tuition a a 5th amendment. Or. Humphrey will run video tapes of or. Nixon and debate the Humphrey claimed today Nix. On is afraid to debate and pre. Fers television shows staged by Madison Avenue Campaign agents. The Democrat said the Public should join in a a smoking or. Nixon out for a debate. A a let a show him who a in charge a Humphrey said in remarks prepared for a Kansas City appearance a Madison Avenue or main Street cooperative efforts to develop walking unassisted. Eisenhower Clad in a Bath Robe sat throughout the . Ute Salute from tile army band and chorus with his wife a. Mie by his Side. The concert started with a trumpet fanfare and a chorus of a Happy birthday to he snapped off a Sharp Salute when the band broke into the army song a the caissons go rolling the crowd of about 200 out Side the Walter Reed army hos. Pital where Eisenhower has been confined for five months shouted a Happy birthday As a nurse closed the window. The court turned Down Aneth. Or attack on the death penalty. That one was lodged by Thomas a. Alvarez facing death for the murder of a Lincoln neb., housewife. This suggests the court May go part of the Way limiting the death penalty. Among a score of cases a. Cepter for argument was the first direct attack on the Power of military courts to try service men for crimes committed off. Post and off duty. James f. Of Callahan a 32. Year old sergeant com. Evicted of raping a l4.year.old girl in a hawaiian hotel per. Shaded the court to take the test Case. Of Callahan serving to years at hard labor at Lewisburg pa., Federal prison claims the right of other citizens to have his Case submitted to a grand jury and be tried by civilians. The Justice department had tried to steer the court off a. Guing that soldiers and sailors remain under military Juristic. Tion when they Are off duty. In another Case the justices a except w Illiam o. Douglas would have nothing to do with the suggestion the Way a boy wears his hair is his business and not that of school officials. Three Dallas youths barred from a High school because of Wallace hits Hack Aill Cockle is san Diego Calif a hecklers attempted to drown out George c. Wallace monday night and the american hide. Pendent party pres identical can. Dilate reacted with a display of anger. A Why done to you Young punks just get out of the auditorium a he asked at one Point during his speech. Another time the for. Mer Amateur Boxer belligerently invited a heckler to a come on up normally Wallace is Content to taunt hecklers with such lines As a what you need is a Good in has rarely if Ever called them punks. The hecklers a few Hundred in a pro Wallace crowd of about 8,000 included a new Type who have been showing up lately at Wallace rallies. They were in a group who held Wallace placards and tried to drown out the speaker with loud chants of a we want Wal to finish it he had to shout Over a microphone system above the strident voices of the hecklers who were dressed in hippie garb and had Long hair. Right. Eight of the nine justices turned the youths Down Flat. Douglas wrote a dissenting Opin. Ion in which he said a i suppose that a nation Bent on turning out robots might insist that every male have a Crew Cut and every female Wear pigtails. A but the ideas of a life Liberty and the Pursuit of happiness a expressed in the declaration of Independence late found Spe. Crifie definition in the Constitution itself including of course Freedom of top session and a wide zone of privacy. A i had supposed those Guaran. Space Center Houston apr the Apollo 7 Astro nauts All battling colds today performed a celestial acrobatic show and took television View ers on a High spirited tour of their High flying spaceship. A starring tile great acrobats of outer space a radioed com. Mander Walter m. Schirra or. As the second live episode of the Wally w Alt and Donn show lie. Gan at 9 29 . Cut. With the transmission Quality about As Good As it was Din ing the Crews first live telecast monday Schirra and his copt. Lots Donn f. Eisele and Walter Cunningham first held up a sign welcoming people to a the Lovely Apollo room High atop eve. Schirra and Cunningham then held up two signs asking Donald k. Slayton head of the astronaut office and Paul Haney director of Public affairs for tin manned spacecraft Center Here a Are you a the signs referred to an in. Side joke among the astronauts and if properly answered would have elicited a racy reply not fit for the airways. Haney refrained from answering and Slayton was not in Mission con. Tool at the time. A from outer space the one and Only original Apollo Road show a Schirra then said and the three crewmen began float ing around in a dramatic display of How Roomy their capsule is. One of the other astronauts held the 41i� Pound camera at the end of its 12-foot Cord As Schirra took viewers on a tour of their spaceship Interior Dur ing the 11.minute show. He showed Apollo 7�?Ts guidance and navigation station food storage compartment Crew station for optical alignment of tile guidance system and main console. Cunningham demonstrated How Apollo 7�?Ts exercise machine is used an elastic device to keep Muscles Loose. Schirra floated up from the lower equipment Bay and let a Pencil float also. Another show has been scheduled for wednesday about tile same time As Apollo 7 speeds Over tile United states within Range of the two television re. Calving stations at Corpus Christi tex., and Merritt Island fla., near Cape Kennedy. Harriet Eisele the astronaut s wife was in Mission control to watch today a telecast along with her parents or. And mrs. Harry i. Hamilton of Gnaden. Hutten Ohio. Earlier ground controllers told the pilots their television ratings on Hie first show Mon. Day a were pretty a with a Little work Well manage to Book you for another week a they told the pilots. A we got the Straw hats Well try next time a quipped Schirra in reply. Flight planners said tile Apollo Trio had already completed 14 of tile 20 top Mission goals de spite the fact they were battling colds and their 11-Day flight had Only passed the one third Mark. A it looks like you Guys Are Riding a real Cadillac up there a flight controllers radioed to the Crew. City Man Heads Apollo Squadron commander William Charles Haskell . Is in command of tile air group which will spot the Apollo 7 capsule and pick up its three occupants when it splashes Down in the Ocean at the conclusion of its planned i i Day 163 orbit voyage around the Earth. Commander Haskell is the son of or. And mrs. George w. Bengert Norwich and attended Norwich schools. His father is chairman of the Board of Norwich Pilar Nacal company. The air group consists of two squadrons of air planes and one of helicopters All assigned to the aircraft Carrier . Essex now cruising the at. Lactic awaiting the capsule s splash Down. A it appears that at least dorm Eisele and Walter Schirra have Bona fide colds a or. John Zieglschmid astronaut flight surgeon said today a and there a a slight question in my mind As to whether Walt Cunninghan just has a few syrup Toms such As a Little bit of sniffles and maybe a slight nasal discharge or whether he has a full blown cold syndrome a there was no reason to be. Lieve the problem would Force the Mission to be ended sooner than the la Days planned tie added. Schirra who has been bothered by a cold since his second Day in space a is about holding his own on his ears Cunningham reported in a volunteered medical report to ground controllers concerning Star stuffiness. American bombers and Rescue helicopters. For 30 minutes the new Jer. Seyss 16-Inch guns hurled 2,700. Pound shells into the Island shells so powerful they can penetrate 30 feet of reinforced Concrete. An Aerial spotter said the battleship wiper out one an. To aircraft Battery and took away a Large slice of the Island itself. Over South Vietnam about too of americans heaviest bomb ers the air Force b52s, dropped 3,000 tons of bombs around four key provincial capitals in efforts to crush enemy buildups Threa telling them. Although virtually no significant ground action was reported the naval Aud air bombard ments were some of the most awesome of the War. Minh commander of govern rent forces defending Saigon announced the Start of a new government psychological warfare Campaign aimed at getting More Viet Cong and North Viet namese troops and political workers to defect. Weather fog developing tonight and Early wednesday. Mostly sunny and mild wednesday. Low temperatures tonight mostly in 50s and highs wednesday mostly in the 70s. Death penalty their beatles look tried to ele. Vate Long hah to a constitutional jerseys big guns rip Vietnam Island Saigon a the Battle ship new Jersey steamed far. Tiler up the North vietnamese coast than Ever before monday and blew part of a Small Island off the map the . Command reported. The target for the 56,000-ton new Jersey the Only Active battleship in the world was Hon mat Island 14 Miles South of the 19th parallel limit for . Bombers arid War. Ships. Antiaircraft batteries on the Island have been attacking tees permitted idiosyncrasies to flourish especially when they concern the image of ones personality and his philosophy to Ward government arid his fellow in another action the court temporarily stayed printing of Alabama general election bal. Lots put Riding a hearing e ortday on eligibility of candidates of the National democratic party of Alabama. Alabama Secretary of state Mabel Amos and 67 county probate judges Are the defendants. I he party challenges state election Law As discriminatory against minority political . Ties and a racially
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