The Bridgeport Telegram from Bridgeport, Connecticut on October 2, 1967 · Page 1
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

The Bridgeport Telegram from Bridgeport, Connecticut · Page 1

Publication:
Location:
Bridgeport, Connecticut
Issue Date:
Monday, October 2, 1967
Page:
Page 1
Start Free Trial
Cancel

Fairfield County'* Morning Newspaper Weatfier Forecast SUNNY, MILD TODAY CLOUDY, MILD TUESDAY BRIDGEPORT, CONN., MONDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 2, I9u7 30 Pages VOL. LXXV1, NO, 235 PHKMt art, Co"". Br - • Con' MeW Navy Jets Bomb N. Viet Bridge 35 Miles From Chinese Border The Bridgeport Telegram Red' Mice niiiru m ucvivr_Th»Ui.j< «f marcher: narade through Tlenanmcn Swire In Peking Sunday Chinese celebrate (he 18th anniversary of Communist rule it) the country. This radkiphoto of the Communist China agency Hsinb.ua was monitored is Tokyo. .-'■-.•, Soviets Lead 6 Allies in Walkout At Red China's Anniversary Party ^„,rr. , ' -r.1.- Tf_: i.j . n f a!v nf \ii rvnrr-.iniini st allies Sundav from a massive cele bration In Peking of the 18th anniversary, of 'the Red take-over. of the Chinese mainland Mao Tse-tung reviewed half a million Red Guards and watched a military parade and a fireworks display but did not apeak. ^ ■ : t president luu nosim I The ceremony was marked h\ r. the absence o(. President Liu [is Viets Delay Action on Thieu's Win South Area Towns Elect Today Eight Among 112 Voting In State, Stratford In Spotlight Voters will 'ho lu the polls today to elect iccal officials in 112 communities in the state, eight of them i r. Fairfield coun ty; , . Tray's voting -will-mark the -ml nf the historic October town elections, in the state.' Urt;' dor a-new.law, local elections must "be held, in ali coromuniti-' es in May or November of the Shao-chi. The Soviet-led walkout came after Mao's heir apparent, Mar-1 shal Llti Fiau, rencwea crui-cisro =f the Kremlin leadership. A Tsss dispatch from. Peking called Lin's; ■ remarks "rude Ihursts against the International Communist movement. Followine the Sovii-t delega- ior, out oi retting 5 i .emu. no Square were the representatives r, Pesing of Bulgaria, Hungary,! East Germany, Mongolia,- Poland and Czechoslovakia, the of. f'ieial Soviet nerts agency said. -' The. celebration marked .the first public confirmation that president Liu- had teen re moved from, any effective con Here's a Couple You'll Love A delightfully amusing couple walk unto the comics page of The Bridgeport telegram ;ooay. Eb and Flo— that's their names— are the simplification ft] the average husband and wife. And they are a riot. ; Ever-loving Flo may greet her homecoming hubby with a v.r'.crjrr.E-horr.i? kiss— or sr.e may wnaca. iiuu • imuua r- You'll get a chuckle out ot ttieir mania i sparring, -...j suddenly you will realise that in all of their ups , anoVdowns , ,„,™,ik-,nj a rlnsrncss in their wedded life. It mav remind you of someone you know, . ■ ■■ ■ •; ' ''V.S Folio* tec. rib-tickling m-;irj;s of F.b and h.o mitie of The Telegram beginning tooa; lata, unuci diwn «" , _T*f un* ii,* cnuntrvside.-' po«s will be i required, to "e^pi '"L;u as (-Met of state, normal- Extended Pacts Sidetrack S^B&SS^r5 Brass and Bus Strikes Thirty-day contract extensions open' until S p.m- In all towns . .have presided' over the starting with-today's elections. S;Sit n.v . refcbrations and The largest arcia. community Lid so last year, even though Saturday night -sidetracked where votinc is taking place to- « ■ 7v . chairman' of tte nooiHls strikes, one against ' day. is Stratford where the post Chinese Communist party, had Bridgeport Brass company and cuuacilman-at-large is the top l.„-l,u«t- a nuree lust two the other against the Connecticut office involved arid control of months bclnrc to remove him Railway fc Lighting Co; Both the council, presently neio °y irom office, contracts were Democrats. 6 to . 5- is at stake. Bul , ju "nd Ks chief lieuten- ni2tlt Saturday ■ Other' Fairfield county com- antr p;lriy General Secretary Brass Workers' Federal Labor munilies where voting is i JRiiiK Teng Hsinu-pene.. were not m Uni0n j,o,;al 24411,' Ar-L-ClU place are MonT0«, Bethel, East- ,h reviewing stand. mPi vesterdav to hear a com on. Brookfield, Redding, Ridge- i,i„,- 69. made his last public pan of[cr. A company official field and Mew Fairfield. appearance at Mao's side in declined to detail the' offer, and Monroe win pe cicliiuk " November at a iteu uuaiu • «•■■ t union leaders; couia not Town Council for the first time ,„ „a<-hed. under a new coucil-manager Speaks For. Mao _ , All hourly wage rate employes charter. ■ ■ Lin Pian, who is Red China s at the firm;s Bridgeport piant are in Bethel, Kopunncans are defense minister as wen as ««- rnvercd bv the existing labor attempting to win back controlb .man in the party, spoke in tracti ihe company spok of the town which has been in niacc Qf Mao at the ceremony. satd. the hands of Democrats for. sev- Kcd china "has never been so TilI(s Continue Today inliiMf!- nnwoffiil it is today, Lin Oc- u^ontinHnnt invnlvinz the In Stratford, with 24,288 eli- ciarcrj;.He claimed Maoists had 5n0 houriv workeis here will con gible to vote, Edmond A. Dor- rmlted Liu. and his-followers and tinlic at ir, 3 m. this. morning at ne is the Democratic candidate their so.f:llled countcrrftvolution the c0mpany's Housatonic avenue f.,r rmir-ilman-at-larae and Ri- had "collaoscd on all fronts." nl._. chard E., Ameis is the Repub- The contents of the speeches ..SomE progress" was reported lican nominee. and descriptions ot me ceieuii- in jasl wee|;'s In Monroe, nine members of ti0ns came from Red cninese Danv oliicial. IhB first Town Council will be news dispatches and broad- ReDresentativcs of labor and nior-n.fl with ench' Darly runningL-aef; monitored in- Tokyo. manai!emeiit have, been at the six candidates. There are only a handful of for- bar{,aininK tablc silice early tri Bethel., former Flate Rep. ejgn ri,rresponden1s in Peking, August, in their attempt to iron Ldward J. Granatin is tne ucm- olit a new contract. „„r„ii,. t-andidale for first set- <rnntlniied on Page Two) Mi-diainr Eves CR&L cctman. He is ' opposed by : . Although no new talks have Cicorge Ti Birrlsull, Republican s : _ beci^ scheduled as yet-between resumption . (if sessions. be . in close contact with union and company ; repre sentatives, declared uames j Donnelly, a state Board of La bor RelaUons mediator, "but it ii on to set the oate lor further talks." The bus firm's contract ■ extcn-on was asreed to by repre sentatives of. the Amalgamated Transit Union 90 minutes before e original pact deadline. • In case a new contract agree ment has not been reached by a strike deadline h; been scheduled for the start of the first bus runs that Monday morning, according to Prol. eft Stun, chairman of. the State Mediation board . Now talks are "up to (tie state mediators," said Archie Cuthbert-son, head of the transit union. | •They will call a meeting ien they feet it helpful for us to get together." four oi tne ous company s oivi- SAIGON (AP) Vietnam's National As semblv boEEed down in pro cedural matters Sunday ana put off until today — dead- day— a necision oi whether to throw out the election of Nguyen Van Thieu as president. But lens pointed tD approval of the balloting. II Hours ef Debate After 10 hours of debate, Ihe iiemblymcn adjourned un this mormug. They had i til rr.idniEht today 10 decide there were enough irregularities In the Sect. 3 Dresi<len-.ial e.ec- tion to nullify the victory ot the military ticket ol Thieu and his running mate, Nguyen Can Ky. Thieu now is cniet ci stale Kv is nremier. If the asse fails to reach a decision by raid- night, the assemblymen ■-end ir.e acarjnne. Militant BuddhisSs, meanwhile, defied a government ban on dem onstrations Sunday. 300 monks massed in front of Independence Palace to show their support for their leader. Thlch (Venerable) Tn Quang. Tri Quant continued, into fourth day a protest vigil In parH in lronc or ine paiate, i mandinn lhat Thieu rescind new Buddhist charter. The char ter recogniies a moderate sect as the mother, church of South Vietnam's Buddhists. Tri Quang heads a pouueauy active sect,., and his support amone Buddhist laymen floes not seem strong. But Tri. Quang able to attract large numoers monks and nuns to protest eetings. His chief Drotest is against the charter signed by Thieu in July hut at the same time lie thrown his support behind six defeated civilian candidates | who are demanding that the as sembly invalidate the election oi Thieu and Ky. . The debate in the assembly brought increased tension to (he capital, and police were out in lorce- to Keep u irom nouing over.' ■ ■ . Wood riers BOSTON (AP> - The Boston I Sox, sparked by Carl Yas-iski's lour hits, beat Minnt-5-1 Sundiy and won the American League baseball championship in (he tightest race In league s hislory. The Red Sax acluallv didn't clinch the championship until t,i hours alter their [ma! regular-season game was Red Sox Triumph, Host Cards In Series Opener Wednesday Air Force Planes Hit iMIG Base game nf a douhleheadcr at De-i oit. Boston last won a pennant in 1941. Had Detroit won Ihe lime, Ihe Tigers would have tied wilh Bos ton for the enimptonslup and a playoff would have been neces- A» It deveiODea. nowever. ton won It outright, with Detroit and Minnesota only one gam* bei Chicago « YastnemskV* hits raised his SAIGON f API — U.S. season baHing average to i|N j attacked « rail- league-leading •>» and he became J J ' only the IKh man In baseball [toad-highway bridge in the historv 10 sweep the Triple Crown North Vietnamese port of L»( batting average, runs batted in Cam Pna Sunday and Air Boston now goes Into tne worm Series Wednesday with the St. Louis Cardinals, the National League champions and Ihe same team thev laced in 1S4I. St. Louis defeated [he Red Sox Uteri, four [eated Detroit a-S in the second Igamea out. Igamra to mree. . Force bombers' struck at Kep airfield northeast of Hanoi for the second day in a row. Propaganda Barrage South Vietnam, the U.S. Command reported^ that North Vietnamese gunners had eased their shelling of U.S. Marine DutpDsIs around Con Thien Skin-day but that Communists had begun firing propaganda leaflets toward the Leathernecks. B52s pounded Communist positions. ■ ' ■ The Navy fliers ranged within j miles of the Comrrun :.t Chinese border to hit the bridge in North Vielr.ains secondary port, city 45 miles east-northeast of Haiphong. The Navy planes apparently stayed away fram the Cam Pha docks ,-md hathor facilities, at tacked for the first time in the war on Sept. 11. Pilots said smoke and dust prevented a image report on the bridge. At the same time, Thailand- based Air Force jets attacked the MIG airfield and the "main railroad yard at Kep, 38 miles northeast o[ Hanoi, pie raiders dropped bombs on was no damage report. . U.S. [headquarters sald there was no j report ot MIGs on the airfield. . I ! Air Force Jets ' also ■ attacked j the Kep airbase on Saturday.' liUUB-msr-riani ..... S. ..headquarters reported HAND HOLDING AFTER CHURCH — Lynd a Bird Johnson holds - banaVvWitb her fUnte, Marine Cant. Charles Kobb, a* they follow President Johnson and the First Lady from cburen in .FredericksbBTi, Tex^ Sunday morning. They attended services at SI. Barnabas Epfseepal Church. . '. • '' ■ . . ' - ■'"'."''-.-■ .'■'.:■ ■ : ■ Dean of College Of Notre Dame In Wilton Dies Assembly biding and armed ^*"). «■ Ex-Envoy Sees No WW3 If U S. Invades Cuba Assembly police, some carrying tear g cannisters, blocked entrance (Continued on Page Two) (Continued on Page Two) Fairfield HOY. 15, CR*L company, officiils-and union represeoting J40 line In Hospital After &f^rS^ (Continued on Page Two) . Wbth'er Forecast jSWSffSSi Beatingjjyjour fag^,^ in the low 70s; fair »«« not quite A is-ycar-oio "f.1 tonlaht. low in the mid-Las injured Saturday at about TO BECOME A NEW VOTER REGISTER TODAY FROM 2:H TO S:» P,M. AT GENERAL ELECTRIC RECEPTION BLDG., 128S BOSTON AVENUE r UF Drive Opening ] The IJ»7 drive ot the United Fund of Eastern Fairfield County, a month-long campaign to raise M,«4*,SM. starts today In an all-day effort dubbed "Operation Giving." Following a campaign breakfast at the Stratfleld motor inn, some 4*» volunteers will call on business and industrial firms In Bridgeport, ' Stratford Trumbull, Monroe and Easton and then headquarters at the Motor inn at 4 p.m. The traditional "klckoff dinner" will begin at • o'clock In the Stratlield motor inn and reports on the day's at-tlvitie* will be made at this the College of Notre Dame in Wil ton, ti ed vesterdav in tne motn- er house1 of the School 'Sisters' of Notre ;Dame, 345 Belden Hit Services will take place in the mother house Wednesday IdriO a.m. with a concelebraied requiem : Mass. Burial will be in St. Michael's cemetery. The -Robert fc.. riemu -.vjy m- neral home. 2936 Main street in charge of local arrangements Born m-Cambridge, Mass., ais ler Marv-James was educated ii parochial and public schools ; in that city. She received her bache lor's deeree irom at jonn 5 versity and her master's and doc lorate degrees irom t-oroi universitv. She had • served lean ;of the^ College of Notre Dame since ■ its foundation In 1M1 Sister Mary James began her (Continued on Page Two) Ms to low Sjs. Partly cloudy and 9;20 showers near iero through to- road, near Ihe «nt™n« to the nTght Vest I. northwest winds Tomiinson junior high^ school ! %££b aTl» to IS mph to- The boy, Neil Van Ness, 15 oi day, diminishing Beulah's Floodwaters Gush Into Gulf MIAMI,. Fla."(AP)''— A fpr-er Cuban .ambassador said Sunday, that Russia failed, to military controniation with the United' States in the Middle East and the Soviets win take such' a risk to protect Fidei Castro's regime. Dr. Guillermo Belt, in a Span- kh-lanauace oronram called rd:i;in:cru:ann on wlbw-iy i Miami, proposed "use force, even an invasion or blockade by. an inter-American navy, not just the U.S. Navy" to depose Castro. "J do not believe that armed intervention against Cuba w«i ignite a Ihird world wai Guiliermo said. "Cuba is not important, to Ihe Soviet Union as the Middle East." Belt. said in a telephone interview after the broadcast lhat the Midd e East 1: important to- Russia because of "I do not believe there will be military .action against Cuba be fore the Vietnam cnntiict solved, but the Cuban problem can be solved By aipn measures." Belt said. "Russi could he comoelled to withdraw technicians, soldiers, aid and support lo Cuba by a general agreement . 01 me Hemisphere nations. I am absolutely sure itussia ill yield to the demands less TEMPERATURE Highest yesterday T'muptt vcitcrdoy Flishcst year; ago yesterday Lowest year ago 1 yes eraay PRECIPITATION Yesterday . ■ For Month ............'...- ISaromcter (8. p.m.) Humidity (M^)-'"'- 10:41 a.m..-i High l:M p.m, •■ . 4-M a.m. . . U»y BROWNSVILLE, Tex. (AP) or hau Bronson road, was laker, - The Rio Grande where he Is under treatment lot than 17 feet Sunday and . _.«....t«n «f th* head. He Uushid into the . Gu '"' 51 Las renorled "doing fine" last Menico— but not before a final ».:« 65 night .Earlier M coition had! scare .that sent SW) Mexican na- 44 been listed as "fairly-good. ttonais scia A Bridgeport youlh, ;Frank L. ground when nifHl ™,* illea'edlv the driver ol , Brownsville v'Spared' 10.11 rhf car in which the boy's at- ine. sisui cities of ■ Drowns „ ~ jj!„ „,.ci. i,.uis Tti. and Ms iiraitus, lackers "^.w,^"- \IV1^,~ ""l A w. hruot ot c. ramnhpll and Hurricane Beulah's fury ll:2« am charged Vith .breach of the she st.rucK tana-ii nays _ tlM pirn. Peac1?He was released, oh a oft lightly front . the disastrous 5:18 a.m. I5WJ bond. . .. ■ • . . v -. iioooing w«.wi ~ »"~:5:42 p.m. Police said he was traced byimisery upstream Monday. Oct, 2 -. to' obtained by witnesses .to uie ounu^y-*.iai i.v>" the tenth day oi riii. ,™,?"!1' 1 Uer for anv oarl ot Brownsville second billion dollar storm— andiceulical salesman, had taken that estimate came belore tne nis tamiiy 10 sot niunnm ™ »-— 1.1-.1 n™^:«n ir, HiHinopn rsinp. Hurricane Bculah and then and other Lower Rio Grande was trapped by high waters and couldn t return to naui nis liinn- to higher grounds wnen the Weather Bureau said when re-| porting that the river had crested at 17.48 feet and by noon had inched down to 17.45 feet. Just downstream Irom.Maia-loros. however, the ■ still- powerful Rio. Grande punctured a .dirt, levee I ale Saturday and lorced the 600 persons Jiving nearbv to flee. Mexican oliicial* said alter a survey that the levee .could be repaired and lhat no serious flooding occurred— but the mo mentary dash lor satety was understandable, considering, the fiver's surprise performance upstream 3*,m wave Shelters Thirty-thousand persons left the weekend, leaving only 1,500 Shovels and high-powered water .mi Kni™ „<>™d r„r s„Bdau nf- hoses were used to clear away ficials said. Ihe silt. Some houses had been The Weather Bureau said tilled with water up to the roof. Beulah would rank as history'* 1 Charley Barclay, a pnarma- Valley materialized. The odor from rotten loua being cleaned out of refrigera tors and treeiers and irom layers of silt dumped in houses and over half of Harlingen permeated Ihe air as residents tried tc clean up Sunday. Ana-Tv skunk amen One nerson said the silt denos- ; smelled like a combination o! an overflowing sewer and an an gry skunk, . I Furniture was piled into still-soggy yards ot fashionable homes in Ihe worst-damaged section of the city of 40,000. (Continued on Page Two) Firelight Lasts fi Hours On Tibet-Sikkim Border I NEW riF.T.H! (AP) — Chinese floods immersed much of the land Indian forces manning cold imithcm nart of the cilv. As he lonclv ouloosls on the Tibet and his family shoveled out the Sikkim border exchanged fire silt, he estimated damage to his house and furniture would run hisher than $10,000. "We're lucky— wc still have daughters," said Mrs. Barclay, an attractive blonde, as she hugged Debbie, 16, and Bar bara, o. - we ll get over -u. Adjustors Busy Insurance adjusters were going door to door, despite the fact that it was Sunday, Donations from many parts of Ihe state continues lo arrive. One had a twist Of irony— 14,000 I (Conlinued on Page Two) hours Sunday casualties were suffered by both sides, the lndi try sou Firing roke out Sunday morning as the Chinese opened fire "without any provocation the ministry said. It claimed tl Chinese 'used rccoilless rifles and mortars. rhe Indians returned tuo and barrages continued until fog began moving in, tinatiy nailing tho firing at 4 p.m, local time. The announcement said both sides suflered casualties, but no figures were given. Africans Ready To Push Rhodesia Crackdown in UN UNITED NATIONS,.' ti.Y (AP). — African, delegates were pecte.d • Sunday to begin drive for a new crackdown on white .-minority. gims in Ihe. U.N. General As sembly (his weeK.ana carry, it to' the Security Council toward -the end of the montn.. Sources informed. on the-sub- said the nation Trusteeship Commit tee, after an o.rganiiation. meet ing today, '. was. hkcly .' to start debating the Rhodesian'irucslion toward tne ena oi uie wceit, Speculated Action Some speculated that v i dbj-s the- committee would1 adopt a resolution recommend- inc strong security council ac tion against Rhodesia, the. full! assembly would give, the resolu tion tmal approval in a lew days more, and the ■ council would called, into session on the s jeet soon after that. They said1 the 15 council members already were discussing when to meet on Rhodesia. The United Nations has been ryint to get rid of Prime Mm lan amun s government since that govc-rTinicni dared Rhodesia Independent Britain Nov. 11, 1*>S, in opposi tion lo British pressure to move tory toward rula by Its hlack majority. The last nf tour Security Coancil rc!;hiU«ns cm the issue, Edoplcd last Dec. m, ordered an U.N, members nbt lo buy any of Rhodesia's 12 main exports or sell Rhodesia any oil, piancs; automobiles or munitions. :-e-:retaTv-General L Thanl said Sept. 19 in his annual report lhat those sanctions "have not 50 lar-caused the ille gal authorities insuperable dim He said that while there nan ho** > significant decline in Rhoesian trade, Iheie also had heen "continuing traffic in cer tain important items,' Vietnam, a clash/in the central highlands near I'lciku City be tween a unit oi uie u.s. sin m- Divisirjm ' and newly- equipped North Vietnamese regulars,. The infantrymen, aided by helicopter gunships, and fast-firing Dragon Shipsi reported killiDg 18 North Vietnamese and iy were outlined witn new uniforms,' late model AK47 automatic rifles and new field field, packs. One U.S. soldier was killed and two were wounded, the U.S. Command-'said: There were no reports ol ene- ( Continued on Page. Two) Wilson Faces Party Anger on Convention Eve SCARBOROUGH. England (AP) — Harold Wilson Sunday night faced the most serious. assault on his three-year premiership from followers angered and baffled by some ot rus policies. On the eve nf the ruling Labor party's anriual convention, militant left-wingers showed signs together with mid- die-roaders and rightists in questioning his ability, authority id integrity. This was on lop of their. sniping at the Labor government's failure to lead Britain out of its economic difficulties. Brown, Lee Aid But Wilson called in twD friends— Foreign Secretary George Brown and Singapore I'nme . Minister i.ee Kuan Yew— to help stave off the challenge. Brown and Lee addressed a pre-convention rally and urged the 6,000 delegates to give the on Page Two) ' Features for Everybody, In Telegram Every Day Pace Chef 15 Classified Ads 21-30 Comics , 16 Crossword Puizle 16 Dear Abby IS Dr. Brandstadt, M.D. . , 15 Editorials 14 Fashions 15 Jacoby on Bridge ..... , 19 Obituaries , . 20 Polly's Pointers 15 Sports 10-11 Sylvia Porter 14 Theater News ........ 13 TV and Kadio l» Women's News ....... , IS ' I (Contiairtd « Page Two) |du« to Hooding

What members have found on this page

Get access to Newspapers.com

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 20,900+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free