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Norwich Evening Sun (Newspaper) - September 5, 1968, Norwich, New York Lawsuit May delay county reapportionment counsel say Story on Page 5 Theun vol. 78, no. In thursday september 5, 1968 Norwich new York 13815 10c per cop Security Council mulls czech stand Chicago violence no political topic with probe Nixon Chicago apr Richard m. Nixon said today the disorders in Chicago last week a could have occurred in any other at an Early morning news conference he was asked to elaborate on a statement he made about the violence during an hour Long telecast wednesday night. He said that criticism of either the Chicago police or the demonstrators would not be helpful. Nixon added a what happened in Chicago was not the agony of Chicago. It was the agony of the democratic party. It was the agony of America. It could have happened in any other Nixon said the question was the proper balance Between Dis sent and maintaining Law and order. He said that he has stated repeatedly a that no cause justifies the use of he advocated a study of that question. He said he was not advocating a Federal police Force but the development of a highly trained local he said the National study should touch on the question of a once the Law is broken what degree of Force is proper that is a difficult decision for the individual he said that during his Campaign for the presidency he will discuss the question of the violence in Chicago and the need for a National study. Nixon held the news conference just before carrying his Campaign to san Francisco. Nixon said wednesday political figures should not make partisan comments on last we Eek a violence while Federal and local investigations of the disorder Are in Progress. A a in a not going to get into it a he said. The Republican candidate for president made the statement on a question and answer program televised live in Chicago wednesday night. He said Sta. Tons in Missouri and Indiana also were broadcasting the session. It emanated from the same studio where he held the first of his debates in 1960 with John f. Kennedy. A panel of seven men and one woman asked Nixon 17 questions on Domestic and foreign problems during the hour Long session. A partisan studio audience of about 300 applauded after Nixon finished each answer. Charles a a buds Wilkinson former football coach at the University of Oklahoma acted As Moderator. Nixon was asked about his opinion of the tactics of the Chicago police during tile disorders and whether he believes the Media coverage of the disturbances was fair. Before answering he grimaced and said a that proves the questions weren to then he said he had just Learned that a presidential committee headed by or. Milton Eisenhower is to conduct an investigation and that the City of Chicago has authorized an inquiry into the violence. A i feel there was a great Deal of activity on the part of de Mon. Stators you did no to see on television which irritated the police which was certainly provocative in nature a Nixon said. He said he obtained this impression from a column writ ten by Jack mabley columnist and assistant executive editor of Chicago a american who was on the panel of questioners wednesday night. Juror Over Chicago moves into Congress Washington a the juror ignited by Street demonstrations and police tactics at the democratic convention has swirled into Congress and prompted an investigation by a presidential advisory panel. The investigation third started in two weeks was announced Miami violence planned officer Miami Fla. Apr a police lieutenant testified wednesday that rioting in Miami during the Republican National convention was a mass planned criminal it. William p. Mcclure a homicide investigator made the charge in testimony at an in quest into the deaths of two negroes shot by police during the violence. The deaths were ruled justifiable homicide. John j. Austin 29, and Moses Cannon 23, were killed aug. 8. Justice of the peace Charles Snowden ruled they were shot while fleeing a after committing a felony of disturbances occurred in three negro business and residential districts in Miami. The focus was in Liberty City where the violence began aug. 7. A this was not civil disorder not civil disobedience not a group of boys being disobedient a Mcclure testified. A this was mass planned criminal weather mostly Cloudy with scattered showers and possibly thundershowers to night and Friday. Low temperatures tonight 55 to 62 and highs Friday 65 to 72. 4open door a troop Force considered Bridge is oui barricades and Detour Sig to denote reconstruction of route 23 Between stewarts Corners and Kiri. West of Norv a a sir sri men tear Down Bridge to be rebuilt. Park. City construction company of Endicot Are contractors for the project to event Billy include revamping of entire Roadway Between stewarts Corners Ana South Otselic. I not i by Casey Jones allies press attack to Ward off pc wednesday by or. Milton Eisen Hower chairman of a violence study task Force named by president Johnson after tile assassination of sen. Robert f. Kennedy. Atty. Gen. Ramsey Clark and Chicago mayor Richard j. Daley started probes earlier. Eisenhower said his panel will also study july a gun Battle Between police and Black militants in Cleveland and possibly the rioting in a Miami negro neigh boyhood during the Republican convention. The Chicago demonstrations police countermeasures and news reporting sparked a congressional floor debate wednesday that pitted Ohio a two democratic senators against each other. The states Junior senator sen. Stephen m. Young said a the Security arrangements for the democratic convention turned out to be a disaster and a a democracy was clubbed to death by mayor Daley a police a he added. But most congressmen sided with Ohio a sen. Frank j. Lausche who said he a sick and tired of Reading that violent demonstrations Are the consequence of police brutality. Sen. Russell b. Long dla., described the demonstrators As a a Bunch of a the mob included some of the most dedicated communists and conspirators in America a he added. Chicago democratic rep. Roman c. Pucinski accused newsmen of doing a an outrageous unfair jobs of covering the Dern on stations. A i Don t understand what makes the Media so squeamish about showing provocative actions by the crowd said rep. Wayne l. Hays a Ohio. Saigon apr Allied forces launched air and ground assaults today to Block Viet Cong and North vietnamese troops moving toward Saigon from the North and Northwest. But . Intelligence officers said the earliest the enemy could attack the capital was sept. 15, and that any plans to attack May depend on Success against Allied troops in the outlying areas. The . Command announced that american combat casualties last week were the highest in the last three months. The command said 408 americans were killed in action and another 2,513 were wounded in the second week of heavy fighting after a two month Lull in the ground War. South vietnamese rangers repulsed an enemy Force Only 2\/2 Miles Southwest of Saigon wednesday in the biggest out break of fighting near the capital since enemy troops battled their Way into the City in May and june. Vietnamese Headquarters said seven rangers were killed and 17 wounded and 31 enemy Bod ies were counted on the Battle Fie id. The attackers were believed part of a Large reconnaissance Force probing for weak Points in Saigon a defences. Another enemy unit about a mile away fired eight mortar shells at government rangers and wounded five a South vietnamese spokesman said. More than 2,000 american and South vietnamese infantrymen launched a drive Early today into the Boi Loi Woods 30 Miles Northwest of Saigon where a former enemy base Camp has been levelled by bulldozers and saturation bombing raids. First reports said there was no Contact with the enemy. Elements of two regiments from the Viet Cong 5th division Are believed to have pushed into the Boi Loi Woods during tin last few weeks. The allies aim to keep the enemy from using the Woods As a staging area for attack on Allied installations and government towns along Hie defensive lines leading into Saigon. These include the head quarters of the . 25th infantry division at cd Chi about to Miles to the South. Or meanwhile . B52 bombers dropped tons of bombs on suspected positions of two North vietnamese regiments reported to have moved to within 38 Miles North of Saigon from Jun led hideouts along the cambodian horde r near the District town of Loc Ninh. Earlier the b52s hit suspected stores of ammunition and i let for these troops. One . Intelligence source said the enemy had planned to attack tile capital sept. I or 2 but now a a they re going to continue harassing actions while they replan what to do about Airstrip dispute May delay Airlift Lagos Nigeria apr a dispute Over which airstrips to use threatened today to delay the red Cross Airlift of food to the starving biafran As Nige Rian troops seized More territory from the rebels. The nigerian government agreed tuesday to allow the red Cross to Fly food and medi. Cine by Day for a Ioda period to a biafran Airstrip mar ult eth Hiala. But sources in Lagos said the biafran want the food landed at an Airstrip near Okigwe. The federals said neutralization of the Okigwe Airstrip would Block their troops Kkt Advance on Umu Ahia the Headquarters of the biafran chief of we Ojuko verment ans want to keep the strip at us Clear for planes bringing arms by night. August Lindt tin red Cross coordinator for Nigeria was in b Infra trying to Clear the Way for the Airlift. The red Cross and several Church groups have been flying emergency supplies to two biafran airstrips at night despite nigerian threats to shoot Down any planes flying into Biafra. But the amount of food they have been Able to deliver has not been nearly enough for the millions threatened with starvation. Even before governments Agre red Cross would begin harassing actions wednesday night Inonu Ltd a a 10-round mortar barrage on the capital of Kau Nghia province 22 Miles Northwest of Saigon and a ground attack on a nearby gov eminent battalion. First reports said casualties were Light. Enemy mortars also fired 15 shells into coastal Tuy Hon 235 Miles Northeast of Saigon. The . Command said the attack was aimed at a police compound and seven policemen and three civilians were wounded. The air War against North Vietnam slackened As tropical storm Bess moved into the Tonkin Gulf and american pilots flew Only 70 missions wednesday against Supply routes in the Southern Panhandle. Bess today was Over tin Hue Phil Bai area in the Northern part of South Vietnam bringing heavy rain and gusts of about 45 Miles per hour. Washington apr the United states May open the door to czechs who would rather live Here than under renewed soviet domination authoritative sources said today. This was one of several re spouses to the continuing soviet armoured presence in Czechoslovakia discussed at a hush hush session of the National Security Council wednesday night. Another possibility discussed was a joint pledge with nato allies that no reductions would be made from the present troop Levels in Europe. It was understood that the Council made up of president Johnson and his top military diplomatic and intelligence advisers reached no decisions but prepared recommendations for a Cabinet meeting today. Should the United states Issue a statement promising extra quota refugee status for czech citizens it would parallel action taken after the 1956 hungarian uprising. More than 30,000 refit. Gee cases were handled then. For the time being this appears to be a symbolic gesture. Few czechs have asked . Consuls for Asylum. A state department spokesman said wednesday he had no exact figures available. American consuls in Europe already have been instructed to handle czech requests under toe clause of tile immigration and naturalization act which authorizes the government to Grant residence status to Refu gees of communism. The Security Council meeting is understood to have discussed the whole Range of problems military and political created by the soviet invasion of czech of Slovakia. Officials were ordered not to discuss the meeting. The administration is understood to be Cool toward congressional suggestions to punish the soviet aggression by curtailing diplomatic Trade and cultural contacts with Moscow. I the nuclear age it is sex. Planned the two superpowers cannot afford to sulk and ignore each other. . Officials on tile other hand firmly rejected the soviet Contention repeated wednesday in the Moscow government newspaper Izvestia that the Yalta conference of the big three created spheres of influence in Europe in effect per Nutting the soviets to handle Eastern Europe As if it were equal time Hill to fail the Federal ement the had announced it daytime flights state it. Col. Odumowu. The nigerian claimed that the b from the Spanish Island of Fer a ado put a it off the nigerian coast where it has stockpiled some 3,500 tons of food. Washington apr the Odds Are against passage of a Bill that would open the Way for television debates Between the democratic and Republican presidential candidates says a Backer of the measure. Rep. Lionel Van Deerlon a Calif a member of the House Commerce committee said wednesday time is working against the Bill. It would help if the Heads of the two tickets gave it Public support he added. The Bill already passed by the Senate would exempt the television networks from Federal Laws requiring that All legally qualified candidates for presi Dent get equal radio and television time aside from news re ports and commercials. But said Vandeerlin a the Odds a about 21/2-Tol against it Vandeerlin said Public support for the Bill from democratic nominee Hubert h. Humphrey and Republican Richard m. Nixon could help free the Bill from the Commerce committee. Their support would have to be combined with promises from the networks of separate time for third party candidate George c. Wallace Vandeerlin said. Teacher strikes delay school for Many by the associated press teachers striking Over salary and other grievances have Post. Pond the opening of the fall school term for thousands of pupils around the nation. In Michigan 67,700 youngsters continued their summer Vaca. Tons As 12 districts remained closed. Teachers in another 35 districts agreed to work while contract talks continue. The new York City Public school system with students was threatened with a repeat of last Falls teachers strike As the head of the teach ers Union said he would recon mend a walkout monday. Last ditch negotiations be tween teachers a a Board continued to Avert a strike Pupil system Whites Friday. A teacher Bove Louis Iii. Was week with 23,600 negotiations we fruitless As the c Ion sought higher Mal working Agre in Madison in 35 of the town picketed to get i the school boar j in an Effort to Reb their jobs. About too Tea i mass resignation my the school in Philadelphia in the 276,000- h tarts class Oft in East St. Ii its second Pils affected in essay were 00-teacher in. Pay and a for. some 3,000 pupils ack in class went to court in teachers to hers submitted is which the school Board refused to Honor. The Board sought a circuit court judgment to determine if he could hire replacements for teachers who refused to report. There were 10,000 school Chil. Dren out of class in East Chicago iud., Public schools with 500 teachers striking for higher pay smaller classes and a guarantee of a textbook for eve child. The 500 teachers in the Clarksville Montgomery county term., Sci tool system walked out tuesday night to protest budget cuts. Registration for 14,000 pupils Many dependents of servicemen at the it. Campbell ky., army based was set for Friday. Darien conn., teachers voted to stay away from classes again today to support demand for higher pay. Affected were about 5,200 pupils in the City Sio pub lie schools. East Haven conn., schools with 6,000 pupils were hit by a strike with the dispute reportedly entering on inclusion of teachers families in medical in Surace. Despite some tension classes in All but one of Bostons 189 schools opened without incident. The exception was the Gibson school in the Dorchester Section where a group of negro parents said they would renew a sit in to Force the Transfer of a newly appointed White principal and her replacement by a negro principal of their own Choice. Johnston , Public schools were prevented from opening wednesday when bus Drivers re. Ported sick. Their unions Nego nations with the school committee for a new contract have been stalled several months. The new York City dispute involves a controversy Over hiring and firing of teachers by an experimental local Sci ool Board in Brooklyn. The Board dismissed 19 teach ers last Spring and the teachers Union says there will be a City wide strike unless All Are rein stated. Part of the soviet Union. Tough Joseph Stalin and Winston Churchill reached an understanding before Yalta dividing their countries postwar role in the Balkans at the conference itself the United states vigorously objected and the idea was dropped officials said. Local Story on Page 3 world War ii Izvestia said resulted in the a Transfer of Sev Oral countries in Central and Southeastern Europe onto the rails of socialism. Imperial ism intended to change this reality at the expense of those statements Are untrue . Officials said. Resistance halts czech air service Prague apr soviet Corn Manders today Lei re it it up Tion of dome in Czechoslovakia Iii that the Public it its stand against it the government had been Promisee i Viet authorities to. Tween Prague and the ii capital of Bratislava could be resumed shortly after Dawn today but Ariline officials said the soviets suddenly rescinded their permit. They hoped the first plane could leave later this week. Bratislava As Well As 13 District towns in Western Slovakia were reported still occupied by soviet troops. They also gave no indication of moving out of Prague. Pram the Trade Union news paper said the local soviet commander in Bratislava still had his Headquarters in the Cas. Tie a Symbol of slovak nationalism. The newspaper also Reni sorted that residents of the Ostrava Industrial Region have prepared a special election to replace Drahomir Kohler an sex member of the communist party presidium who is accused of collaborating with the soviets in the National Assembly. The Kosice District prosecutor announced that an investigation produced no evidence that a nine citizens who lost their lives in connection with the arrival of the foreign troops had been fir mgr at the russians. The Case has been turned Over to the pro. Sector general an indication that prosecution of soviet soldiers involved in the killings would be sought. The editorial offices of four out of seven Prague daily lews papers were still under soviet guard this morn ii r. Jay its j us a metalled w till Law Kiamesha Lake . Apr sen. Jacob k. Javits rejecting Calls for a Law and order says what this country needs instead is a a Rule of Law and a policy of a out of the controversy a he said a the tension the bitter. Ness the rioting the looting tin burning and civil disobedience violent and non violent a come confusion Chagrin and demands for a Law and order. A but these very words a Jav. Its continued a normally Assn dated with a peaceful society have unhappily acquired a code significance to minorities. To them they mean brutal suppression of dissent and a i lice today a chuckle Federal Aid a a Sysu of making Money taken to the people look like a g when its handed Back

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