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Daily Gazette (Newspaper) - May 11, 1968, Xenia, Ohio The Xenia daily Gazette s7th year no. 148 Xenia Ohio saturday May 16 dad provides but mom s Best nurse Chicago a fifth Grade pupils at Mark Twain school wrote poems for their mothers in Honor of Mother s Day. In his ode Scott Stolnack wrote we All know it s our dad who brings Home the Bacon but it s our mom who stays up when your Bones Are Achin the weather rain continuing a full weekend of rain is in store with showers not expected to end until sunday afternoon the Weatherman says. Almost 100 per cent Chance of showers today will decrease to 60 per cent Chance tonight and 40 per cent sunday. Accompanying the precipitation will be slightly cooler temperatures. High today and sunday will be in the mid 60s, and Low tonight in the mid 50s. Temperatures Atlanta Boston Buffalo Chicago Detroit 79 62 Miar Rii .77 72 77 52 n. Orleans 83 72 .60 44 new York .75 56 65 49 Phoenix 89 59 66 48 Washington 84 62 los Ang .68 59 Xenia .63 54 today District track meets held Wilson is class a 6 and 1. Cox school has Best Schoolboy patrol 9. Amusements 14 Church pages 10 classifieds 11-13 comics 14-15 Corner cupboard 3 Cracker barrel 4 crossword Puz 13 editorial Page 4 Helen Bottel 2 Hospital news 2 sports 6-7-8 television 15 women s news 2-3 weekend forum 5 California Campaign la a sen. Eugene j. Mccarthy fresh from a Day of scholarly lectures and sidewalk handshaking in Oregon headed today for California to press his democratic presidential Campaign. He carried his Hopes in the May .28 Oregon primary to a wide variety of audiences Fri Day. Some heard him in a series of talks in Portland and la Grande. Hundreds More greeted him at airports in Portland and Pendle ton. His audiences were largely business and professional men students and their parents. They but and laughed at his sallies. Cheering1 Young people were on hand at every Stop. the la Grande chamber of com Merce dinner meeting that six million units of substandard housing should be replaced and that a sound agricultural program including gome cattle import Protection should be approved. Both issues were close to the hearts of the people of Oregon s mixed Timber and fanning country. At a storefront Mccarthy Headquarters in Portland s negro District he said he would be Back no matter what happened in Nebraska s primary tuesday. His partisan audience More White than negro even in the negro District shouted Back monday talks Are arranged Paris american and North vietnamese negotiators reached agreement today on procedural matters for Mon Day s opening of talks could Lead to an end of the War in Vietnam. The atmosphere of today s meeting was described As very Good by an american official. Cyrus r. Vance Deputy Leader of the american delegation told newsmen after today s ses Sion we have concluded All procedural arrangements. We will go into substance on Mon Vance was emphatic on one Point the atmosphere has been very he said it had been agreed with his opposite number col Thuy is smiling envoy Paris a North Viet Nam s delegation to the preliminary peace talks with the United states has launched a Friend Liness offensive since it arrived in Paris but with Only limited Success. Spearheading the drive to win friends is delegation chief Xuan Thuy a Short Bald Man of 55 with a conservative taste in and a reputation As a Veteran revolutionary. Thuy got a warm Welcome when he arrived at Lebourget Airport even though the Small crowd had to wait three hours for his plane. The first thing people noticed about him at the Airport was Thuiy s perpetual smile. It never came not even when the crowd of Well wishers official greeters photographers and newsmen threatened to crush his ribs As they pressed into the main waiting room. The smile was still there next Day when Thuy and his aides had to push their Way Down the Steps in front of the foreign ministry Between rows of news men and photographers. Foreign minister Maurice Couve de Murville watched apprehensively from the door. Thuy smiles even when he tells in vietnamese he won t answer questions. He is known to speak excellent French. His aides distributed plentiful copies of his arrival statement plus a capsule biography. The. Biography said he was born into a family of patriots on the outskirts of a Van Lau that the Confer ence will be conducted in two official and French As the working language. This Means that each Side will use its own language in conducting the Day to Day business of the Confer ence. But French will be used for any conference documents and statements which can be readily translated and under stood by both sides. After today s second and final two hour and 22 minute proce Dural meeting Lau was smiling broadly As he usually does and told newsmen he was very sat asked if there would be a further meeting tomorrow he said tomorrow is pressed As to whether a Viet Nam cease fire would be the first order of business monday he replied no comment. We must leave that to the Heads of the Vance said an Agenda for the talks monday was not Dis cussed. Vance and Lau were reported to have shaken hands at the Start of the meeting As they the first time they met. Their opening round Friday also had been described As polite. Vance and Lau reportedly agreed that they should give out As Little information As possible on then discussions. The North vietnamese spokes Man said the americans suggested that nothing further be said and the North vietnamese agreed. Other sources con firmed that this was an Ameri can suggestion. Enemy offensive underway in Doz Saigon a . Forces reported today killing 442 North vietnamese troops below the de militarized zone in renewed Sharp fighting described by some officers As another phase of the enemy s peace talk offensive. In the enemy s seven Day old attack on Saigon the american command reported 50 Viet Cong soldiers killed in fighting in and around the capital. Some guerrillas still were holding out on the Southern fringes despite heavy Allied air attacks. In the Northern War zone . 1st air cavalry division troops rushed in to reinforce Marine units battered in heavy fighting where enemy soldiers have been re ported killed in the last two weeks. The army reinforcements and marines reported killing 442 enemy soldiers in the last 24 hours in five Battles ranging from five to 11 Miles below the demilitarized zone. American Dayton Ian held Dayton Ohio a a 23 year old Man was held b y police for investigation Friday night following the shooting death of James f. Carr 26, at Carr s West Side apartment. Is Neutral Cincinnati a claim ing he is not caught in a dil Emma John Gilligan declared his neutrality Friday in the race for the democratic presidential nomination. Performs Paul Dixon wow television personality performed at the changing table Friday As he entertained 115 babies and their mothers at a special Mother s Day show. He along with the mothers had to go to the changing table at various times. The youngest baby in the audience was nine Days old age limit was nine casualties were put at 24 killed and 54 wounded. If the . Count is Correct 18 enemy soldiers were killed for every american slam. Many of the enemy dead were claimed from american air strikes and artillery barrages. . Bombers reportedly killed student rioters under control Paris a Gas masked riot p9lice crushed the latest and bitterest student revolt in the latin Quarter at Dawn today after 11 hours offer gassing clubbing and warding off rocks thrown by youths. There was no immediate count of the injured or arrested among the demonstrators who varied in number during the rally from to appeals were broadcast for taxis to evacuate the wounded. The archbishop of Paris issued an Appeal for Calm and top ministers of the French government met in emergency session. The colourful left Bank area near the sorbonne focus of Stu Dent protests was littered with burning upturned cars piles of cobblestones and shards of Glass from shattered shop windows. Throughout the Long running Battle Between police and Stu dents parisian families stood on the balconies of their apart ments and watched with seem ing indifference. The rioting students showed no inclination to Challenge police lines at the Seine and Cross to the right Bank where preliminary peace talks on the Viet Nam War Are being held by North vietnamese and . Negotiators. Mainly the students demand the release of students arrested in earlier demonstrations withdrawal of police from around the University of reopening of the school of literature and general modernization of educational processes. One of the biggest Battles was fought on the West end of the Luxembourg gardens. There students entrenched behind barricades five feet High and six feet thick held out for three hours before riot police made them yield. Lines of gendarmes with Gre Nade launchers fired tear Gas grenades almost Point Blank at students who raised their Heads above the ramparts. Production Speed is said top Factor in contracts Washington a a sen Ator and congressman from Maine say the army did t con Sider Price in awarding a big contract for Rifle contract that did t go to a Maine firm that was Low bidder. Rep. Peter n. Kyros d Maine one of the disgruntled legislators also accused the army of bring biased in favor of big companies in awarding con tracts for production of the Mic Rifle. I am bothered that they eliminated All consideration of sen. Edmund s. Mus Kie a Maine told newsmen alter a meeting with Brig. Gen. Walter Woolwine of the army Materiel command. What mattered most to the army Muskie said was a company s capacity to turn out the rifles As fast As they were needed under the new Muskie and Kyros my with the general because they wanted to know Why Maremont corp. Of Saco Maine lost out when two firms were named recently t0 make m16s. Maremont s bid was Mil lion to produce of the automatic weapons. The contracts went to Harrington Richardson co. Of Worcester mass., and the by dramatic division of general motors corp., Pollac Mich. The ceiling Price on the pm bid was million higher than the Maine firm s. This adds up to disorderly Kyros said after the briefing Friday. Long journey Back 56 enemy troops Between Dong a and Gio Linh another Marine Ston Point to the North after a company of infantrymen from the . 199th Light Bri Gade came under enemy Small arms fire and pulled Back. One american was killed and two wounded. Year lost mrs. Jane Davies of Columbus said thursday was her 100th birthday but social Security records show she May be knocking off a year. A social Security office spokesman said mrs. Davies age was established As 101 through an insurance policy and Church confirmation certificate. She is a native of North 15 miners rescued at today area is set aside for campaigners Washington a the poor of whom Are to Washington to seek congressional enactment of a massive welfare program will Camp out in a shanty feign near the Lincoln memorial. The National Park service said Friday it has authorized a camping permit for per sons in a Field bordering the reflecting Pool Between the Lin Coln memorial and the washing ton Monument. The 15-acre tree lined site at the opposite end of the mall from the Capitol is part of the space taken up by More than persons who at the Cli Max of the March on washing ton in 1963 heard or. Martin Luther King s i have a dream speech in which to envisioned full civil rights for All Ameri cans. The demonstration later this Moduli for welfare pro Grams is being conducted by the poor people s Campaign one of King s last projects. The camping permit for persons will expire at 8 p.m., june 1c but an Extension will be granted if the government concludes it is justified. The government also specified the Cam pers must observe a ban on weapons and an initial group of 600 persons is scheduled to arrive in the capital sunday to Start work on Tho campsite dubbed resurrection a number of members of con Gress have expressed concern Hie poor people s Campaign will ignite violence. Hominy Falls . A fifteen stiff and chilled Coal miners Rode a conveyor Belt to Freedom before Dawn today after spending five terrifying Days huddled in a flooded mine. Left behind deep in the Moun Tain were 10 of their Fellows for whom All Hope was lost Long ago. It was believed the 10 were swept to their death monday noon when a break in the Wall to an adjoining abandoned mine shot millions of Gallons of water through the mine s Wavy passageway. The first Miner came out of the mine Entrance into the Glare of floodlights and the wait ing arms of his wife and family at . He had spent a to Tal of 118 hours and 20 minutes in the mine since he reported for work at 7 . Monday. The others followed in Quick succession. As each Man stepped off the Belt unaided a Blanket was thrown around his shoulders and he was led to a padded Bench. They were Black from hard hat to Boot and wet from the water they had to Wade through on Par of their journey. The lamps on their hats flick ered through the gloom. At first the 200 friends and relatives who had wailed most of the night around the mine in trance were silent. Then there was a great wave of laughing and hugging. It was difficult to make out any of the conversations us the scene turned to bedlam. Photographers bulbs went off like harsh fireflies. There also was sadness among relatives of the 10 miss ing men crowded at the in trance in faint Hope. Mine officials Hud not re leased a list of Hose known to he alive and those presumed dead publicly but it was Likely that families Hail been notified list they still crowded in Hope. Economist says restraint needed hot Springs a. A president Johnson s top eco nomic adviser and an official of a Federal Reserve Bank Sny that even if there is a lax hike voluntary restraint on wages and prices will be needed to combat inflation. Chairman Arthur m. Okun of the president s Council of eco nomic advisers and president Alfred Hayes of the Federal re serve Bank of new York told the nation s Industrial leaders Friday some action must be taken to halt spiralling wages which in turn threaten spiralling prices. Okun Antl Hayes addressed the business Council at us Spring meeting. Some 100 presi dents and Board chairmen of the nation s biggest firms discuss Urban problems today. Okun said the journey to Price stability will be a Long and difficult one even if con Gress enacts Johnson s proposed 10 per cent income taxes. The Basic problem for reconciling Prosperity and Price stability is going to be with us a Long time Ami tie Neu l for some kind of voluntary restraint is very great to said. Okun did not use the word guideposts to describe the voluntary wage Price restraints he advocated. But Hayes said this device needs careful and sym pathetic re examination even though in is considered out of fashion. While direct and rigid Goy can mental controls Over prices guidepost principles can work and wages must be rejected As and it will Llin be up to labor to Sec that contrary to inc very principles of free Commerce we seek to sus Tain we must find some Way of upholding the guidepost Princi ple of keeping wage increases in line with average productivity Hayes said. If to arc successful in moderating excess demand with the pending tax hike then it least we will have moved to Ward a situation a Hora Trio v v and management Pilicy do work. The lesson of the guide Nils is now less valid than in the Days when More attention was paid to them namely Ihal Waro increases in excess of increases in real output can represent nothing More than an inflation try Hayes told Tho business leaders

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