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Norwich Evening Sun (Newspaper) - September 4, 1968, Norwich, New York
Tot killed 3 Hurt As car cerium near Greene school Story on Page 3venng vol. 78, no. No wednesday september 4, a Norwich new York 13815 10c per copy cleric sues county on remapping by Casey Jones a Norwich Clergyman has brought a civil action against the Chenango county Board of supervisors asking the supreme court to declare the present voting Powers of the county gov Eming body As unconstitutional and to take jurisdiction of any reapportionment of the Board. A summons accompanied by a seven Page complaint was served tuesday upon Board chairman Ernest Poole of Afton shortly after he emerged from supreme court where he had been involved in another action Regar two czech liberals on Way out Prague apr the architect of Czechoslovakia s eco nomic Reform program has re. Signed and the foreign minister appears to be on the Way out As a result of policies that angered the Kremlin. Deputy Premier Ota Sik whose policies envisioned Trade and Aid from the West and efforts to break free from dependence on the soviet Union resigned tuesday night Prague radio reported. It said presi Dent Ludvik Svoboda accepted the resignation. The soviet government made Plain it also expects the ouster of foreign minister Jiri Hajek. The government newspaper Izvestia called him an a a Accolla plice of the dark forces of reaction and counterrevolution and accused him of seeking foreign policy changes which Moscow opposed including closer ties with the West. Hajek also angered the soviets by seeking the support of communist Yugoslavia and romanian both rebels against Kremlin domination in what looked like a revival of the pre. World War ii Little entente. Izvestia also attacked Sik along with planning minister Frantisek Vlasak and state control minister Stefan Gasparik. Vlasak and Gasparik returned to Prague from Yugoslavia tuesday but Sik remained in Belgrade and Hajek is in Switz Erland. Sik and Hajek have been abroad since before soviet bul Garian hungarian polish and East German troops invaded Czechoslovakia on aug. 20. Hajek came to new York for the . Security Council de. Bate on the invasion but on or. Ders from Prague asked the Council to drop the matter after soviet and czechoslovak leaders reached an agreement in four Days of negotiations in Moscow. That agreement provided for gradual withdrawal of occupy. Tion troops As the situation a normalized a but czechoslovak communist party officials seem increasingly convinced that tile russians will stay for years perhaps decades. The invasion frayed the Ideo logical ties that bound the czechoslovak army to its Warsaw pact allies and one com. Racist source said a i just cannot see How they could risk using boat Trio klees i till Ash new York apr using a speedboat called cheetah three gunmen eluded a Small Armada of police boats and aircraft on Long Island sound tuesday after taking possibly As much As $70,000 from a City Island Bank police said. The unusual getaway vehicle was found abandoned almost five hours later but police did capture a Man they said had helped plan the spectacular Rob Bery. Police said that two armed men invaded the Bank about i ., and one forced Bank personnel and customers to lie on the floor while the other cleaned from $40,000 to $70,000 from the tellers drawers a weather generally fair tonight with Patchy fog areas toward morning Low temperatures in upper 40s and 50s. Thursday partly Cloudy and warm with Chance of scattered afternoon showers or thundershowers a a i natures in 70s and Ding the county a Purchase of a 16-acre Sand Bank. Complainant in the action is the Rev. Wayne i. Pokorny curate of the Emmanuel episcopal Church who said the action is being brought a in his own behalf and in the behalf of All other persons taxpayers and voters in Chenango county similarly he said last night he a a feels it reapportionment needs to be done. I did no to feel they the Board of supervisors have been progressing toward it Verv although there a might be others who feel the same Way a his is the Only name on the petition he said. He indicated a further action might Fie brought against the City but said he Hadnot decided. The suit comes in the midst of an attempt by tile Board to draw up a computerized weighted voting plan for apparent enactment in the near future. In july the Board authorized the expenditure of up to $2,500 to retain Richard Scolaro a Syracuse attorney to assist tile supervisors reapportionment com in i to the Cher Board in Previc it Wantt ted Belee cited to i when Pokorny High you Tak it a Tipsy if i the col one Ris diction two re uncool setting up a plan. Bee said to by near apportionment than ears had indicated ave a plan comple unto residents Dean action d about this or. A i remember from mathematics that if de of Zero and my to it s still int asks t the court take jul it the court definitional and illegal the present representation and vote provided by the Board. Three that the court enjoin the defendants from acting Iii their present capacity until a Legal and constitutional Board is created. Four that the court declare illegal and void any action heretofore and hereafter taken by the present Board As timing unconstitutional. Six that the court re to in jurisdiction of this action to review any Mange made in the future reference to representation and voting strength on the Board of supervisors to insure the Pla a guaranteed rights. The county has 20 Days in w hich to respond and make motions to the action. The filed papers contend that the state legislature has conferred Many Powers and duties and that a each defendant w without reference to the number of persons in the area which he represents casts one vote in the exercise of the Powers and duties conferred by the legislature upon the Chenango county Board of continued on Pogo 3 Rev we Pokorny a 9 cd ifs that i i int again Sun staff photo looking a Little apprehensive four year old Mary Taranto clings tightly to her brother Stevens hand As the two bravely prepare to enter East main Street school this morning. Six year old Steven is a Veteran Schoolboy he a a first grader and will see to it that a Sis gets started off on the right foot. Tile scene was typical As the 1968-69 school year got underway in area schools this Ornim. Steve and Mary Are the children of or. And mrs. Julian Taranto 130 East main Street. Pc Shell another City 3 helicopters Jet lost Saigon apr Viet Cong gunners shelled another major South vietnamese City today and the . Command reported three american helicopters and a fighter bomber shot Down in the South. But a general Lull in sustained fighting continued into a fifth Day. Two of the aircraft a $2 million air Force f4 phantom and an army helicopter were downed three Miles from the cambodian Border tuesday but All six crewmen were rescued. The phantom was supporting Allied infantrymen Northwest of Tay Ninh and the helicopter was shot Down As it tried to res. Cue the phantoms two Crew. Men. Two other helicopters completed the Rescue. Ground fire brought Down an. Other chopper in the Central Highlands near an Khe. One crewman was injured and the helicopter was destroyed. The third helicopter was shot Down on a combat assault Mission 15 Miles Southwest of Sal gon. Three crewmen were killed and a fourth wounded. This was in the same general area where american infantrymen clashed late tuesday with an enemy Force of unknown size. Fourteen of the enemy and four americans were killed and 22 americans were wounded. A total of 833 american hell copters now have been downed in combat in South Vietnam during the War while the phantom was the 300th fighter bomb. Or downed in combat in South Vietnam. Nha Trang Headquarters of the . 1st Field Force 200 Miles Northeast of Saigon was the major City shelled by mor. Tars and recoilless rifles Early today a vietnamese policeman was killed and 21 civilians and the attack continued a pattern of the last few Days in which the Viet Cong have re. Vertex to Long distance attack with mortars and rockets after suffering heavy losses in two weeks of ground assaults. The gunners appeared to be aiming for the Nha Trang Airfield but some of their rounds apparently were off the Mark and hit in residential areas a . Spokesman said. The spokesman said a few military facilities were hit but first reports indicated that damage to them or its Light. One american Soldier was among the wounded. On monday enemy gunners slammed 31 soviet 122mm Rock ets into Danang South Viet names second largest City killed 26 civilians and wounded 45. Another 20 civilians were killed and 50 wounded during a heavy mortar and ground attack monday night on Long Thanh a District Headquarters town 20 Miles East of agon. For the fifth straight Day Only Light scattered action was reported today. In the biggest clash a column of armoured personnel carriers from the . 25th infantry do vision fought its w out of a three sided enemy ambush tuesday on a hotly contested Highway 45 Miles Northwest of Saigon. Nineteen North vietnamese troops were reported killed while american casualties were one killed and 34 a aided. Is a i of Rill i it my Hill g inv by the associated press sen. Eugene j. Mccarthy says he will not become a fourth party candidate and will not join the Effort to organize a fourth party drive. Mccarthy who has said he might support such a drive if its programs and leaders were acceptable reiterated refusal to directly participate with a state Merit tuesday in Washington. But the new Reform party of Montana ignored the statement and nominated the unsuccessful contender for the democratic nomination As its presidential candidate. Marcus g. Raskin whose new party Hopes to get on the ballot in 25 states predicted Quot we i a inf Towend t fru11 several Carthyl a name on the ballot whether he wanted it there or not. Mccarthy said he would deny official approval in those states requiring it to put his name on tile ballot but said he would try to a a respond to the wishes of supporters in states that do not require official approval. He urged his supporters to work instead for tile election of senators who agree with his opposition to Vietnam War policy and his stand on Domestic priorities. Mccarthy said lie has asked that his name be withdrawn in Iowa where he said it a would have Little bearing on the out come of tile National election and might Hurt gov. Harold Hughes democratic Senate Campaign. A top supporter of Mccarthy a democratic bid former demo. Cratic National chairman Ste. Phen Mitchell said meanwhile he will now support the party a nominee vice president Hubert ii. Humphrey. A a let a face it unite and flight another Day a Mitchell said in Taos . Louisiana gov. John Mckeithen announced he will not support Humphrey because of differing views Over the supreme court and other issues. But the announcement did not signal a general in Jet by Southern democratic leaders. Those who previously indicate. De they would Back Humphrey remained firm. Three governors who have indicated they favor third party candidate George c. Wallace goes. Lester Maddox of Georgia Albert Brewer of Al Abuja and John Bell Williams of Mississippi took no new Public stands. Issues overshadow election outcome says gof Nomine new York apr Richard m. Nixon fires the opening gun today in his Campaign for the presidency and he says he is starting on an a upbeat he added however that the outcome of the election can not be predicted now because issues not the candidates Are predominant in the minds of the voters. A when people Are More concerned about issues than men a Nixon said tuesday night in an a a it co,rf<tr.lck�?T what the candidates say about the issues. This is the year when people Are wrought up. This is the year when people Are the first Campaign swing takes Nixon to Chicago san Francisco san Jose calif., Houston Oklahoma City and Pittsburgh. He pointed out that the itinerary covers All four sections of the nation. A we Start definitely on an up. Beat note a he said a not because of what happened at the democratic convention but at ours. We won tile nomination without splitting the he said Chicago was selected As the Kickoff Point for his Carn Jia Ign weeks before the demo cratic convention during which violent disorders erupted. Nixon indicated that he might Issue a statement on the rioting and the charges that the Chica go jail ice a a overreacted against demonstrators. A i Ani studying it now a ii1 said. His Chicago schedule called for a motorcade through the Loop Aud to on at 9 Cot a tip cession on live television with a panel and an audience. A if i done to make Hie statement we May Deal with it during the telecast a he said. Speaking generally about the Outlook for the Campaign Nixon said there Are no More undecided voters today than there were in 1960 when he lost a hairline race to John f. Kennedy. A the issues Are More volatile today a Nixon said. A in i960, there was no War in Vietnam. Disorders in the cities were not Humphrey cuts Hest Short for meeting a great Issue. There was no in. because of the issues confronting the voters today he continued a we can change a lot of people s asked about the effect of former Alabama gov. George c. Wallace a candidacy Nixon said he does not believe a people Are going to waste their votes on a third party candidate a As his Campaign and that of vice pres tent Hubert ii. Humphrey develops he Aid tile supt Ort for Wallace will diminish. A i could be wrong a Nixon added. He described Illinois California Texas and Pennsylvania As a up for grabs in this election. With respect to the Southern states Nixon said he will Campaign in Tennessee Kentucky Virginia North Carolina Georgia and Florida. A but in naming those states a he continued a i am not excluding he indicated that he May made fewer formal speeches in this Campaign than in ills previous races. Allan is for i lash v i ii network Oles Flea Waverly Minn. Apr democratic presidential Norm Nee Hubert la. Humphrey has Cut Short what was to have been a week Long rest and Campaign planning stay to attend a meet my of the National Security Council in Washington. The vice president leaves his lakefront Home today for Minne. Aioli some 40 Miles away and will Fly in his chartered Jet to the capital for the late afternoon meeting. Humphrey also plans to at tend a Cabinet meeting in Wash. Langton thursday before return. My Here later that Day. More strategy talks Are on tap Friday arid saturday. Press Secretary Norman Sherman described Humphreys decision to attend me Security Comal meeting As a a routine but it was Felt Here that the vice president wanted both to emphasize his role As one close to the Dicy level and to get any late information on the Eastern european and Vietnam situations. Humphry spent most of tuesday in sessions Here with his Campaign manager Law rence f. Of Brien who is doubling As chairman of the democratic National committee. Both were accompanied by advisers Humphrey by William Connell his executive assistant ted Van Dyk his top travelling strategist and or. Edgar Ber Man physician and confidante and of Brien by Joseph Napoli tan a Long time aide who Heads a Campaign service and Ira Kapenstein his personal aide. Secretary of agriculture or. Ville l. Freeman who has been doing some Campaign planning for the vice president also was on hand. Mayor Daley expected to refuse to bid m a Vixo a it a i cd Chicago a tile National broadcasting o. Has of. Feed mayor Richan i j. Daley a special one hour program in response to his request for air time to explain a a what really happened during the demo cratic National convention. But a spokesman Lor the May. Or said tuesday ight Daley termed the no news offer a a unresponsive and said the mayor probably would not at tend. Daley said tues Lay he sent letters to the three major television networks requesting one hour of prime time to counteract a the one sided portrayal of the controversial events that were telecast luring last weeks convention. Reuven Frank Abc news president said in new York he invite in lev to a a Innear for a discussion of these events with a panel of distinguished reporters and editors on a special one hour edition of a a me to the press a Friday sept. 13.�?� reacting to the Abc offer the mayors office spokesman quoted Daley As having said a this is not what i requested. There is no need for a panel of Frank said in extending the Oifer that he could not accept Daley a description of Abc telecasts As a a one sided portray. A1.�?� the other networks the co la Tibia broadcasting system and the american broadcasting co., did not reply immediately to Daley a request. Daley announced his request during a three minute news conference tuesday in which he read a and then left immediately refusing to answer newsmen a questions. The statement said in part a a. Under All principles of fair Ness the background and planning for the purpose of disrupt ing the City and the National convention the tactics used by the demonstrators the biographies of the organizers and leaders the role of the Law enforcement agencies Ana Cue grave implications of these events to the cities of America which were not portrayed during the convention coverage should be presented to the american the mayor also said he had named a committee to investigate the violent confrontations Between police and Young peace demonstrators which resulted in 500 arrests and injuries to Many persons including 24 newsmen and 152 policemen. An aide to Daley said the committee includes James b. Conlisk jr., police superintend. Eat Robert Quinn fire commissioner and members of the Chi Cago corporation counsels office and the department of health. In another de vehement Thomas Foran . District at Torney announced a Federal grand jury session would be extended until tile Fri completes a study of the conduct of police and demonstrators and the beating of newsmen. Foran said if the Ebi report ordered by atty. Gen. Ramsey Clark is comprehensive enough the grand jury a investigative Powers will not tie required. Miami Beach flu. Apr George c. Wallace appeared in National television tuesday night to Appeal for Money arum votes from a mainstream amen can for his third party presiden tial candidacy. The former Alabama Gover nor purchased half an hour of television time from National broadcasting co. To air a pro Gram consisting mostly of films of earlier speeches and inter views. Wallace is resting for three or four Days at Miami Beach. In the last few minutes of the broadcast Wallace appeared in a new film to urge unregistered voters to get on the Rolls and vote for him in november. He asked that contributions lie sen to him at Montgomery Ala. A we will move Forward together a Wallace said. He said a the majority o. Mainstream americans can not longer accept the leadership o tile democratic and Republica parties and their National Candi. Dates. Wallace said at Miami Bead that he is going to a see som it folks to consider among othe things the selection of his vice presidential running mate. Wallace said a i think Proba Bly Well announced his amen can Independent party a vie presidential Choice at a news conference in Washington sept to. He offered no hint of who he ii considering but promised a whoever we find will be some body who is Wallace tui ounces he hat complied with state Laws to get his name on the november bal lot in 46 states and said a we will get the other four today s chuckle there Are relatively few cases of mental indigestion a the brain Seldom being Over worked like the stomach
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