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Norwich Evening Sun (Newspaper) - September 20, 1968, Norwich, New York
Vening in Friday september 20, 1968 Norwich new York 13815 10c per copy top brass say toe s punch tone and major red raid off Washington apr some top . Military leaders claim the enemy has lost the ability to mount the kind of offensive that jolted . And South Viet namese forces last Winter. They say that the North Viet namese and the Viet Cong a. Patently have decided to use sustained Low level attacks a in Hopes of wearing us these High ranking officers speaking in private contend that the enemy launched his expected a third wave offensive about aug. 18, but could kit sus Tain the Effort. Publicly . Civilian and military officials have avoided give. Ing firm opinions on whether the North vietnamese and pc had attempted a third offensive. This caution stems from critic. Cism levelled at some . Leaders in the past for voicing opt i in ism which later proved unfounded. Senior american military leaders attribute what they claim is enemy failure to heavy casualties and very much improved Allied intelligence. One general said the North vietnamese and Viet Cong suffered 70,000 or More killed in last Winter s tet offensive in. Eluding Many of their seasoned troop leaders and Veteran fight. Ors. Improved Allied intelligence was credited by the senior . Officers with enabling american and South vietnamese units to Short circuit planned enemy at tacks. Great credit also is Given to air Force b52 and tactical fighter bombers for clobbering ene my forces before they can mount effective Large scale As. Saults. Intelligence was rated one of the Allied fall Downs which per. Fitted the North vietnamese and Viet Cong to Shock Amert can and South vietnamese troops at the outset of the tet offensive last january. A follow up enemy offensive in May penetrated a limited area of Saigon struck at some other South vietnamese centers and was characterized by Rock. It attacks on populated commit cities. But it was much less severe than the tet offensive and american military men regard the August enemy Effort As even less effective. A we Are clearly on top of them militarily a one senior general said. A they have lost the ability to mount the kind of offensive they threw at us in january. There is Only one option left to them sustained Low level attacks to inflict casualties and Destine she a Falls for leaves those falling leaves might mean a lot of work for area homeowners but to youngsters to Eye re a lot of fun As demonstrated in this photo by evening Sun photo Grapher Casey Jones who caught 3.year old Robbie Sten. Land daughter of or. And mrs. John Stensland of South new Berlin jumping with Joy on the a even of the autumn season which starts officially at 7 26 . Edt sunday. What happens to Robbie a sister As she tangles with Taffy sucker and leaves simultaneously is depicted on Page 5. Miraculous Eisenhower doctor says Washington apr the army a surgeon general de scribes former president Dwight d. Eisenhower a recuperation from repeated heart attacks As a a miraculous a and says the former president now gets out of bed several times a Day. A we Are very pleased with the Progress Fiat Gen. Eisenhower is making at the it. Gen. Leonard d. Heaton said thursday. Heaton said Eisenhower now gets out of bed several times daily to sit in a chair eats Well. No longer uses oxygen and looks a very he added however that the 77-year-old Eisenhower is not out of danger. He declined to speculate on when or whether he could go Home to lits Gettysburg a. Farm. Bulletin Miami flu a an Eastern air lines jetliner with 53 persons aboard was hijacked to Havana today while in route from san Juan to Miami. The plane a Boeing 720, was 40 Miles Southwest of Nassau the Bahamas when it suddenly veered to the left and headed for Cuba. The Craft touched Down at Havana a Jose Marti Airport at 9 45 . Chessman s Jude set to hear Sirhan trial los Angeles apr sir Hail Bishara Sirhan accused of killing sen. Robert it Kennedy. Will be tried before judge her Bert v. Walker who has heard More criminal cases than any other Jurist in los Angeles county. He once ruled the death penalty constitutional. Walker was named presiding judge thursday at the trial due to Start nov. I. He handed Down the death penalty to Caryl Chessman who died in the Gas chamber in 1960 after a 12-year Legal Battle. Chessman 38 at the time of his death was a convicted sex criminal. The Bushy bowed judge at 69, is Dean of the los Angeles criminal judges. He was appointed to the Bench in 1953 by gov. Earl Warren now . Chief Justice. A this standards of fairness and Justice have been in the highest traditions of judicial responsibility a the criminal courts bar association said of Walker in 1964. In 1967 he granted a 12-Day hearing to the american civil liberties Union which contended the death penalty constitutes cruel and unusual punishment. Experts in crime and punishment testified. Walker held that the death penalty was constitutional. Geral Gottlieb one of the aclus lawyers said judge walkers role in the hearing a will constitute a lasting contribution to american allies push Back fierce red drives Saigon apr Allied forces drove Back two Strong attacks Early today by some 600 North vietnamese Northwest of Saigon. Killing 67 enemy soldiers at a Cost of nine South vietnamese militiamen killed and 31 of the defenders wounded. But in three other Battles South of Danang and in the Mekong Delta Viet Cong and North vietnamese forces dealt serious losses to . And South vietnamese units. The casualty count in those engagements was 24 americans 16 South vietnamese and 91 of the enemy killed 81 americans and 81 South vietnamese wounded. Over North Vietnam . Pilots shot Down their first Mig Jet in seven weeks thursday the . Command announce. The command also reports that a . Air Force f105 thunderchief was shot Down by North vietnamese ground fire and the Pilot is missing. The ground War continued hottest Northwest of Saigon along the Jungle invasion routes from Carol Xxiii to the capital and in the Northern provinces. . Intelligence off cers said they had one a pretty Good report that an attack on Saigon was planned for monday to Mark one of the Viet congas numerous special Days. But one officer said a we have nothing to Back it up and there is no Indi cation of Northwest of Saigon a battalion of perhaps 300 North vietnamese came out of hideouts in rubber Plantation country and attacked a . 25th infantry division Campio Miles East of Tay Ninh City. The attackers hit the 209 american defenders with mortars rocket propelled grenades machine gun fire and Small arms but the . Troops Well entrenched for the night reported Only three men wound a. American fire from helicopter gunships artillery and 50-Cali Ber Mach be guns sent the Erie my Force reeling Back after about three hours of fighting. Humphrey Quot blows whistle Quot makes War heckling Issue Springfield 111. Apr Hubert la. Humphrey has seized upon the heckling he and sen. Edward m. Kennedy got in Boston from Antiwar activists As an Issue. Before flying Here thursday night Humphrey departs from his text to an audience in Sioux Falls s.d., to assert a a it a time to blow the whistle on those who would deny the american people the right to reason earlier flying to South Dakota from Boston the vice president told a group of newsmen aboard his plane that his tormentors were a hard cores and had teen brought into Boston Over a it veral Days. A were drilled a he said. It was evident Humphrey hoped voters would be repel a by press accounts and television films of the continuous chanting that occurred while he and Ken Nedy spoke at an outdoor rally in Bostons business District thursday. The vice president was not neglecting of course ills direct assaults against his Republican opponent for the presidency Richard m. Nixon. For a Springfield audience today he prepared a speech in which he Challenge Nixon to join him in a re creation of the Lincoln Douglas debates. A frankly in a be girdling to think he a avoiding me a Humphrey said suggesting face to face discussions Here or in peo Ria where Nixon appeared thursday or on network television. Speaking in the adopt a Hometown of Lincoln Humphrey said such confrontations n would be a in the tradition of the Lincoln Douglas debates and would enable voters to judge the candidates a on the basis of the facts not empty promises slogans and that special Brand of Fence straddling which or. Nixon perfected Long he also said lie was prepared to have third party candidate George c. Wallace join the de Bates an idea Nixon has rejected. In Sioux Falls Humphrey spoke at a conference of consumer water and Power organizations bearing Down on pledges to better the lot of Rural americans. Humphrey schedule a visit to a farm 12 Miles outside Springfield today. Then he will speak from the Steps of Lincoln a Home Here before flying to Louisville by. $5 million gof dinner Check Safe be Nixon tells backers Hart. B ecord refutes critics Oak Brook 111,. A Fri agents recovered unharmed today a 7-year-old boy who was kidnapped wednesday As he alighted from a school bus and was held for $125,000 Ransom. Three persons two men and a woman were arrested in connection with the kidnapping. The Chicago office of the Fri said the boy Hillard Willis Marks son of the own of a Chicago manufacturing firm was found in a Home on Chicago a far South . Weather Washington apr sen. Philip a. Hart d-mieh., said today a close examination of supreme court Justice Abe foetus record in obscenity cases a clearly refutes the charge he favors a efforts to Brand Justice Fortas As the purveyor of dirty movies Are As obscene and d a tasteful As the movies themselves a Hart said. He is leading the fight Iii the Senate for confirmation of president Johnson s nomination of Fortas to succeed re iring chief Justice Earl Warren. In a speech prepared for sen ate Del Ery Hart said that in the eyes of the Public a the Senate is being soiled to an even greater extent than Justice Fortas by the obscenity Issue raised by some opponents of the nomination. He added this comment a some of the Public May have achieved the erroneous impression that Hustle Fortas Lus been an approving viewer of dirty films bit certainly All of the Public has the Mere a a rate impression that urn ted states senators however righteously disapproving have been slipping in to innumerable Pri ruled hard Core pornography by a California jury. Another film involved in a new York Case shows various sex acts As Well As nudity. Before the Senate judiciary committee approved Fortas nomination tuesday by an 11-6 vote some of its members had viewed the film. Other senators not on the committee As Well As staff aides of add tonal senators also have attended showings. Harts speech came after sen. Robert p. Griffin a leading of. Potent of the nomination repeated thursday his Sugge 4ion that president Johnson withdraw tue Fortas appointment. Senate minority Leader Over Ett m. Dirks in a Sun Porter of the nomination said the pull Back if Fortas name a would save a lot of discuss. It a and a lot of but the in not so Ator did not say he thought the president should withdraw the Nomma Ion and made it Clear he does not expect that he will. Hart s remarks were irs second in As Muir Days in support of the nomination new York apr republicans picked up a $5 million dinner Tab for Richard m. Nixon and the gop nominee for the White House told them a a you re going to win this bet with Victory in the nov. 5 election. A i can feel the feel of Victory in the Nixon said thursday night in a closed circuit television address to a network of 20 fund raising dinners. Nixon said the dinners would net close to $5 million for his Campaign Treasury. A those of you that have made this great contribution. A he said a a you be made a Good bet. A a you re going to win this bet and you re going to win it his Treasury replenished Nixon set out today to Hunt votes in Pennsylvania with a Philadelphia motorcade and a statewide television appearance. That television show and others like it Iii major electoral vote states account for a big chunk of Nixon a Campaign spending. In los Angeles Nixon a running mate Maryland gov. Spiro t. Agnew was among the 850 persons who viewed the candidates televised speech. Gov. Nelson a. Rockefeller of new York appeared at the san Francisco gathering. The $1,000-a-plate dinner in Washington Drew about 250 arsons including gof National chairman Ray c. Bliss. The menu included lobster in Bellevue and sirloin Steak with All the trimmings. One guest John w. Hill of the Public relations firm of Hill and Knowlton inc., wanted Only cot. Tage cheese for his $1,000 mid got a heaping serving on a Silver Platter with red roses. Senate minority Leader Everett m. Dirks in of Illinois commented he Felt a uncomfortable among All these monies asked a did no to you Flay your thousand dollars a he re. Plied a yes that a Why i feel at the Boston dinner attended by 200 persons Michigan gov. George Romney was the speaker. Sen. John Tower of Texas appeared at the Chicago fund Raiser. Tower told a news conference before the dinner a it appears that Nixon will pick up Many of the relatively soft Wallace votes. Some fall kit jul l Ime Bill political football Washington apr the Bill to make televised debates possible Between presidential Cand dates has inched Forward in a House committee amid charges that the Issue is becoming a political football. There also was speculation thursday that even if the Senate passed measure finally wins approval in the House the debates May never take place. The House Commerce commit tee tacked onto the Bill a provision to insure inclusion of the by a party candidate George Wallace in any debate Between Democrat Hubert h. Humphrey and Republican Richard m. Nixon. Then it approved the Over All measure 21-10, but scheduled further consideration next week after the ranking Republican protested the precise wording. The move by rep. William l. Springer of Illinois prompted the comment from chairman Harley o. Staggers do. Va., that the Issue Lias a turned into a political Situa Ion he and rep. Brock Adams d-wash., suggested springers Moe amounted to a delaying tactic and that Nixon does riot want to debate. The Bill would suspend requirements that radio and television stations or networks who provide time to on. Candidate also provide it to All others com Peting for the same office. Suspension of the Law in 1960, led to the historic debates Between Nixon and John f. Kennedy. Inclusion of Wallace Drew Praise from Frank Stanton president of the Columbia broadcasting system. Stanton said Wallace had emerged according to polls a was an important Force in this fall s White pupils stepping court ruling fair to again to amp Tolj saturday tonight 45 Dav 75 to Light w some fog a morning and pleasant temperatures highs Satur vate showings of this was a re Ings for Senato solved in surf Sions on obscene ing strip tease r to ence to show of films Ini court decreases. In Dud Des that were Gould Ark. Apr most of the White students have stayed away from classes since this a Kansas River Delta Community opened its schools sept. 2 under . Supreme court orders to abolish its dual school system. Rather than be outnumbered by negroes in Public schools the Whites await the scheduled oct. I opening of a hastily organized private school. The Southeast Academy was founded after the supreme court told Gould and two other school districts in May that desegregation plans weren to acceptable if Inte Gration could be achieved More quickly by some other method. Under the Gould school boards plan 70 of the districts s More than 500 negroes chose to attend school where 250 Whites attended last year. After the court or Der the Board merged its negro and White schools. School supt. Raymond Sage said thursday the District now had 83 White students and 549 negroes. Some White students have is. To abolished residence in other school districts but about 125 say they will attend Southeast Academy when it opens. The Gould City Council Relin. Quashed its lease on the City a municipal building so the facade my could buy it for $29,009 and convert it into a school. The proposed 12.grade school is being funded by private donations and a $400-a-year tuition. Parents whose children go to the Academy still will have to pay taxes that support the pub. Lie schools. A a we re trying to keep All the White people from leaving Gould a says Hugh Wright chairman of the Academy a temporary Board of directors. Gould parents could accept integration he said but they done to want to Send their children to schools dominated by negroes. He said that a under certain conditions a the Academy might accept negroes. His daughter a fir St grader attends the Gould Public school and might stay there a if it works out a Wright said. A nobody is mad at anybody else a he explained. A a it a just a personal thing and that a the Way we re leaving it. The supreme court decision is behind us. We re looking to the vice president 1 has instant Issue recording Star lied Foley Dies Foh t Wayne ind. A red Foley who Rose to Fame in the late 1940s with his re. Cording of a shoe Shine boy a was found dead in his Motel room thursday night he was 58. He apparently died of natural causes As be was getting ready for tied some 8 to 12 hours before his body was found or. Gordon Franke Allen county Coroner said. An autopsy was scheduled today. Franke said Foley was fully clothed and on his Back on the bed when found by tile Motel manager who had been summoned by a maid after she was unable to enter the room. Foley whose gospel song a a peace in the Valley was the first religious record to sell Over a million copies had Given two performances in fort Wayne wednesday evening. Clyde Julian Foley was born on a 24-acre farm near Berea by. He began his professional singing career in 1931 at the age of 21. Named the top Folk artist in the country in 1950, he voted into the country music Hall of Fame last year a becoming one of half a dozen living artists to hold the Honor. V Iol Ltd it May be hilarious Knoxville tend apr a University of Tennessee Hus. Bari wife team of researchers has found evidence that mice react to violence by trying to join the action. Or. Bruce Welch Andhi wife Annemarie said they found that mice which witnessed violent action experienced a significant increase in the rate of release of a brain chemical that transmits nerve impulses became excited and tried to join the fight. Their findings on a series of experiments conducted at the University memorial and re. Search Hospital Are reported in the proceedings of the National Academy of science. The chemical which the Welches were studying is Nore. Epinephrine a substance released by nerve cells in the brain of Man and mouse alike. They say there is evidence that this chemicals production arid release in the brain is related somehow to the emotional status of the brains Power. Today s chuckle the trouble with most modern novels is that the covers Are too far apart
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