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Norwich Evening Sun (Newspaper) - October 28, 1968, Norwich, New York
How the race for mayor is Goiri Quot exclusive poll results Story on Page 3 the vening Sun vol. 78, no. 148 monday october 28, 1968 Norwich new York 13815 10c per copy czech students protest Defiance coincides with anniversary Prague aph several Hundred czechoslovak students shouting a better dead than shame marched on Prague Castle today As president Dud Vik Svoboda was presiding at a Celebration of the 50th anniversary of Czechoslovakia sinde Pendency. Police hastily formed and blocked the students while the Gates to the Palace courtyard were padlocked. Several times the crowd which included Many girls rushed against the police lines but they held. There had been concern among the leaders of czech Oslo. Saki a a communist party that students and others might use the anniversary to demonstrate against soviet occupation of their country and that this would provoke reaction from the russians. The leaders went to great lengths to make Clear that demonstrations might bring soviet tanks Back into the rapt. Tai. Soviet radio cars drove through the streets of Prague on the Lookout for trouble. Russian plainclothes detectives were also about. A czechoslovak policeman with a hand radio was stationed at the East German embassy which was not closed for the anniversary Celebration. Inside the Castle president Ludvik Svoboda told the country a leaders a we Are com. Mem rating the 50th anniversary of the foundation of the inde pendent czechoslovak state in a situation that is not a a it is a situation which makes great demands on All of us but we must face reality without to. Manti cism matter of factly and resolutely in Harmony with the interests of the further develop ment of our country and the in tests and needs of the world socialist launching the anniversary Celebration the country a communist leaders took the first Steps sunday to federalize their country into czech and slovak states still United under the Prague government but giving the slovak minority the Semi autonomy it has Long demanded. The crowd of students Young people and some adults outside the Gates swelled to nearly 1,000. Several of the demonstrators climbed the Iron Fence and planted National flags atop the statues. The crowd made a number of rushes against the looked Iron Gates which gave slightly but held. Police reinforcements arrived and tried to Clear the crowd from the rear and extra Palace guards rushed across the courtyard to bolster the sagging Gate with their bodies. A police Loudspeaker told the crowd to go Home in the interest of Public order. The demonstrators replied by chanting a russians go Home russians go Home russians go m. Nixon Nixon supports allies hit Agnew attacks peace vote link new York apr Richard m. Nixon appearing suddenly embattled in the final week of his presidential Campaign is de fending running mate Spiro t. Agnew against conflict of inter. Est charges. Nixon making his first net work television interview appearance in two years also suggested directly sunday night that a people within the White House staff a but not president Johnson Are trying to achieve a Vietnam bombing halt in an Lith hour Effort to boost the candidacy of Democrat Hubert h. Humphrey. He did this in trying to explain an earlier Public statement that stirred Contro Versy. The defensive stance of the gop candidate generally regarded As the front runner in the Campaign was further under scored by Public statements from two top aides attacking a National Public opinion poll that it was suggested will soon Indi Cate a Humphrey spurt. Nixon heading for rallies today in Albany and Pitts Burgh was questioned about agnews past business dealings on a face the nation on lbs. Asked to comment on an editorial saturday in the new York times accusing Agnew of a Clear and repeated conflicts of interest and controversial real estate deals Nixon said a this is the lowest kind of Gutter politics that a great newspaper could possibly engage in. It is not news that a fit to print a Agnew campaigning in san Francisco had no comment sunday night. Contending that the charges against the Republican vice presidential candidate were stale and had been answered two years ago Nixon said a a retraction will be demanded of the times legally today. He said he was sure any retraction wet reception Albany . A the new York state Republican High command greeted gop presidential candidate Richard m. Nixon at the Albany county Airport today As the candidate came Here to speak from the Steps of the Capitol. Nixon bounded Down the Steps of his chartered jetliner and beaming at gov. Nelson Rocke Feller asked a who brought the rain you a would be printed a Aback with the Corset ads or the classifieds toward the end of the week when nobody will pay any the times in its news pages subsequently printed a comment by John b. Oakes editorial Page chief a the editorial. Was a moderately worded expression of some of the reasons for the times belief that or. Agnew is indeed unfit to be vice president of the United states. A amidst All his verbal Denun. Citation or. Nixon denies no statement of fact in the editorial except one detail on which he is quite imprecise. Shanker issues settlement plan new York a teach Erst Union president Albert Shanker has proposed a plan which he says could end the teachers strike and get 1.1 million pupils Back into Public schools this week. Meanwhile the City a labor picture brightened As firemen announced they were following policemen in ending their work slowdowns. Shankers conditions sunday night for ending the walkout by the 55, United federation of teachers coincided with previous proposals by May. Or John v. Lindsay and the Board of education. Saying some of the proposals a Are negotiable and that it a. Geared a to be the Only Way out of the situation a Shanker listed the following conditions continue the temporary sus pension of Brooklyn a Ocean Hill Browns Ville governing Board and its unit adm Nistra weather becoming partly Cloudy with a few showers this afternoon. Highs mainly in the 50s. Considerable cloudiness Breezy and cooler tonight and tuesday. Lows tonight in the 30s to Low 40s. Highs tuesday in the 40s to Low 50s. Tor Rhody Mccoy temporarily closing Junior High school 271, scene of violence and threats against about 80 unwanted Union teachers letting those teachers teach in the districts seven other schools and temporary sus. Pension of the districts eight principals. Before striking for the third time oct. 14, Shanker and the unions executive Board rejected proposals by the Board and Lindsay which contained All Points except dismissal of the principals. Shanker disclosed his plan on a special program appearing with Board of Educa Tion president John boar. There was no immediate com. Ment from Lindsay on Shank Eros proposals. Pupils have been out of classes on 21 of the first 33 Days of the school term. The governing Board of the experimental Ocean Hill District predominantly negro and puerto rican maintains the unwanted Union teachers were Sab. Staging school decentralization a the reason the local Board was set up in the first place. The Union contends Job Security and a due process is at stake and charges the local Board with racial Bias. Veteran red Force Saigon a South Viet namese infantrymen smashed into troops from a Veteran North vietnamese regiment that spearheaded two offensives on Saigon this year government military Headquarters announced today. A government spokesman said 32 soldiers from North Vietnam a Dong a regiment were killed and 13 others captured in heavy fighting sunday 24 Miles North of Saigon. The prisoners included a battalion Deputy commander and a company commander the spokesman said. The South vietnamese troops also seized 21 weapons in the Battle and turned up two munitions stockpiles in the surrounding area that included 400 mor tar shells Bazooka Type rockets and grenades. Six South vietnamese were reported killed and 20 wounded. It was the first time a sizable Force of the Dong Nai regiment had been in action since last May 5, when the regiment was badly mauled in an attack on Saigon. Its reappearance indicated it May be Back to full strength now and orders for a third offensive against Saigon. It was one of three actions re ported around Saigon. . And South vietnamese forces killed another 38 enemy soldiers and seized 27 weapons in two clashes to and 12 Miles South of the capital. Two americans were wounded and no South vietnamese losses were reported. The . Command announced that american infantrymen sweeping in the demilitarized zone captured More than 250 North vietnamese weapons in one of the target Battlefield hauls of the War. The troops of the 5th mechanized division found 242 rifles and 17 larger weapons on the Battleground in the Southern half of the Doz where Ameri. Can infantrymen tanks artillery planes and offshore warships killed 232 North vietnamese in an All Day fight Friday. The larger weapons left be Hind included eight Light a. Chine guns four mortar tubes two heavy antiaircraft machine guns and three Bazooka Type rockets. . Infantrymen artillery and helicopter gunships killed 61 Viet Cong and North vietnamese in four Small skirmishes that ranged from the Mekong Delta to the Central Highlands. Sty i a it us j w Quot a Quot a Graf 4.�5 ?. if marines calling the shots a maim skyhawk Jet spotter piano swings Over North Viet Nern serving As a a eyes for the battleship new Jersey. The marines Callet in fire fro or Che ship 16-Inch guns which were limed at enemy positions hoi la of the Doz. Johnson puts on Campaign garb stumping for veep Washington a presi Dent Johnson after a Busy weekend of ripping into Republic. Can Richard m. Nixon As a Man of the past says he is going All out this week to help elect Democrat Hubert h. Humphrey president. Backing the democratic slate before an audience of new Yorkus polyglot population Sun Day Johnson said a i Hope Between tonight and next sunday night All of you will do what i am going to do every thing that i can to see that flu. Bert Humphrey and Edmund Muskie Are elected on nov. 5.�?� if the weekend presidential performance was any gauge the president will be on the Campaign Trail in several states and on the airwaves. But the White House Wasny to confirming or ruling out any. Thing in the Way of specific plans other than a speech on Abc television next sunday. Newsmen trailing Rolinson to three states saturday and Sun Day got the idea though that it was going to be a Busy week of politicking perhaps with Quick Calls in some key states and an other spot or two on the net. Works. Since the president said he would be voting next week in Johnson City he might take the Opportunity for some Home state stumping in Texas a spot with 34 important electoral votes which Humphrey forces rate a tossup. Johnson already has got in some political licks for Humphrey there. And Over the weekend he hit not Only new York but also some of the cities and hooting hollows of West Virginia and Kentucky. Dedicating a dam at Pike. Ville at the Eastern tip of Ken Tucky Johnson took credit for his administration for bringing Progress and better times to the appalachian Region. He slapped at a wooden soldiers of the Sta Tus quo a a old voices of read. Tion a and a forces of cold in difference and declared a the surest Way you can re verse the tide of Progress in notice the difference ? a More come starting today the evening Sun takes the first of two More Steps in making your newspaper More readable and better appearing. Today headlines Are in a Down style eliminating impeding superfluous capital letters. Tuesday your Community newspaper will display anew Page i nameplate designed to reflect this Bright easier to read style and appearance. These changes coincide with the evening suns new computerized associated press wire service which will Speed the latest International National and state news to your Horn 3. These innovations come on the heels of an intensified continuing Effort to bring you a More comprehensive picture of area news events in word and pictures. We Hope Ycu like and enjoy the evening Bun even More As this new look takes place. Humphrey picks up Winner look America is to go out and elect yourself a Republican president and a Republican leaving a Cluster of newsmen and a disabled helicopter the president flew up to Morgan town w.va., and challenged Nixon to speak out on issues and answer some questions. A i have never in All my Days a he said Quot seen a Slicker More Over organized trumped up misleading political Campaign than the one the Republic. Cans Are waging this a a Man running for presi. Dent a he said a bought to come out and Tell you How he Washington a eight Een and Nineteen hour Days. Long motorcade. Longer flights with the steady drum. Ming of the jets. A croaking voice and tired eyes. And a sudden feeling of optimism in Hubert h. Humphrey. There Are roses on the flagship of the Humphrey Campaign Fleet. Roses Are for winners. And Humphrey seems almost convinced he is one. Its not a cocksure feeling. There Are ifs a ifs named California Texas and Neva York tor instance. \ ate at Dight after a Day of bubbling enthusiasm on the Public platforms he can be realistic. Caily Frank when talking to those who have contributed a $1,000 apiece to his Campaign a a in a not at All sure How this elections going to come exit. I wish i could come Here and just Tell you that i think we be Cit it wrapped up that the trend is so Good that its going to be ours. In a not sure of that. I suppose my advisers will say Well there you blew it again. A but i think Candor is re. Quire. The fact of the matter is that we Are on the upward mar. Ket trend. There Isnit any doubt about it. We re moving and we re moving fast enough with a week to go the polls show Humphrey has begun Nar. Rowing the Lead Nixon has held since the Republican convention. Money is falling More freely into the Humphrey Campaign account and out again in More advertising. Kenneth of Donnell the Kennedy aide and ally has joined the Campaign. Joseph Rauh the vice chairman of the americans for democratic action who was one of the first supporters of sen. Eugene j. Mccarthy a presidential Effort flew out to California with Humphrey. And he stayed behind to work with Mccarthy and Kennedy dissidents who have refused to support Humphrey. A the Mccarthy people Are the most bitter in California a said Haiti. Part of last weeks schedule did no to meet Humphreys a. Proval As making Best use of his time. And he told newsmen a i will be personally taking control of the schedule for this final this meant a lot of a. Ivity is planned to whip up support in big states like Ohio Pennsylvania new York new Jersey Illinois and California. The Humphrey people argue Ribicoff in trouble seeks wide support Hartford Conn. A sen. Abraham Ribicoff in trouble in his own democratic Par. To is banking on republicans and independents in his drive for re election to a second term. His Republican opponent Edwin h. May jr., a former one term congressman is fishing among dissident Blue Collar democrats and finding signs of a possibly sizeable catch. A a it a strange to get booed by democrats in Hartford and cheered by independents and republicans in Fairfield county a says Ribicoff who is Mak ing his fourth Campaign for statewide office. A if we done to get the working Many a vote forget it a says a strategist for May a Hartford insurance executive. However widespread the disruption of traditional party lines both sides agree Republic. Can presidential nominee Rich. Ard m. Nixon must sweep the state by a margin of 50,000 to 100,000 for May to win. The presidential race Between Nixon and Democrat Hubert Humphrey is now rated about even in the state with Ameri. Can Independent George c. Wal. Lace expected to capture at most to per cent of the vote. Polls show Ribicoff leading about 2 to i. But they ignore the effect of Connecticut a comply. Fated voting machines which discourage ticket splitting. Ribicoff a Campaign hammers the theme that the 38-year-old former governor and Secretary of health education and welfare is a a courageous and Independent senator. Implicit is Ribicoff a dressing Down of Chicago mayor Richard j. Daley from the Rostrum of the democratic National con. Mention. He accused Daley of employing what he termed Gestapo police tactics on Street demonstrators. The Chicago speech has proven the biggest boons and bomb a to Ribicoff a Campaign a1, though he brings it up Only when asked. It won him the support of thousands of enthusiastic Back ers of sen. Eugene j. Mccarthy and aides say it also won him Many Liberal republicans and independents in a state where independents outnumber both democrats and republicans. But the speech distressed Many Blu Collar democrats a1-ready deeply troubled about Law and order the no. I Campaign Issue in the state. Ribicoff 58, is known through out the state having attracted both Strong friends and vehement enemies in 30 years As a municipal judge state Leglia. Tor congressman governor Secretary of health education and welfare and now senator. In his Campaign he ignores May a existence and stresses courage Independence and con. Cern for the Young the Down trodden and the ill. On poster says simply a babe that they can win of they Are Able to put together victories in two out of three of these states new York California and Tex. As. Under the geographical strategy lies the More Covert strategy of trying to soften up and smoke out the Republican opponent Richard m. Nixon. An aide explains a we had to shake him out to remind everybody of the old Nixon. The strategy was to get him out in the open get him Atta King and make him lose his Cool. I think that a cosmonaut continues on Mission Moscow apr the unmanned soviet space ship soyuz 2�?� landed in the soviet Union today after three Days in space Tass announced but cosmonaut Georgy Bergovoy continued in orbit in the sister ship soyuz 3. Bergovoy hat followed the unmanned ship in tandem around the Earth for two Days and during this period had mane Vered his soyuz 3 so As to approach the pilotless sister ship. If any attempt was made to link up the manned and unmanned ships something the russians have not done it was not announced. Tass the soviet news Agency said soyuz 2�?Ts a program for checking its sys tem and for joint mane vering and approach of the spaceships soyuz 2 and soyuz 3 was fully carried meanwhile Bergovoy was reported to have completed his 33rd orbit of the Earth and a fall the systems of the ship continue to function normally a Tass said. Tass said a Retro engine was switched on aboard soyuz 2 on command from Earth and 26 minutes later the spaceship a entered the dense layers of the atmosphere made a controlled descent with aerodynamic Quail to and landed. It was parachuted Down with the use of a soft Landing system at the last the announcement did not give the location of the Landing. Earlier today a soviet scientist said the purpose of Beret Ovoy a flight is to develop Dock ing systems essential for rus. Siam a announced program of eventually constructing huge or. Biting platforms in space to serve As launch pads for rockets to the Moon and planets. The statement by Boris be. Troy of tile soviet Academy of scientists was made in pravda the communist party new spa. Per after Bergovoy Maneu Vered his soyuz 3 spacecraft sunday in a second approach to the unmanned soyuz 2 launched a Day before him. Today s chuckle today a teen age boy lives by his own Stern code Brush after every meal and see your Barber twice a year
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