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Biddeford Journal (Newspaper) - June 11, 1965, Biddeford, Maine Weather COOLER Report on Page Our Numbers Newt Dept. 282-1535 VOL. 81, NO. 136 York County's Daily Since 1884 JUNE 11, 1965 Associated Press Wire Service 12 PAGES PRICE SEVEN CENTS INSTALLATION ceremonies were conducted for officers of Luke E. Hart Knights of last night at Washington Street with Philip district as installing Installed left to Joseph R. incoming grand Masse and Edmond outgoing grand knight and trustee for three hack Roger recording Alfred deputy grand Paul Leroy warden and Viet Nam - The battle for Dong ended today with heavy casualties on both The routed Viet Cong left district headquarters in strewn with bodies of women and U.S. military authorities said the latest count of American casualties in the battle were 3 15 wounded and 15 miss Eight of the missing were crewmen on two helicopters dc by enemy A news man who visited the town 60 miles north of Saigon said several American bodies were found in the An 11-man U.S. Army special forces team and a U.S. Navy Seabee squad engaged in building an airstrip were at the district headquarters when the Vict Cong attacked Wednesday The number of U.S. casualties in Viet Nam jumped again Others when a transmit absent from photo Roland port ferrying ammunition and Viet Battle Ends With Heavy Casualties On Both Sides Alfred inside Michael outside and Guy trustee for two Auger and Neault were appointed as delegates to attend the state convention at Rockland on June 1ft-20. A donation was voted for the Lassie bowling league and a report was given by Wilfrid on the recently held ladies was hand-to-hand fighting on the The shooting ended at 6:30 a.m. when the Viet Cong pulled out of the area and disappeared into the the U.S. spokesman Vietnamese rangers and airborne units combed the picking up the dead and No further contact with the Communist guerrillas was Most of the wounded Americans were evacuated Thursday Harvey E. Steward of led men of the 118th Aviation Company through heavy Viet Cong fire to evacuate the military officials The Viet Cong held parts of Dong through the night and hammered at government * Government planes blasted the town with napalm and leveling a small Catholic the former government headquarters and several enemy A bold move by Gen. Cao Van commander of the 3rd Army broke the Communist I The original defenders of Doug were making a per ate stand when Vien ordered his 52nd Ranger Battalion airlifted into the battle men retook the district headquarter compound and captured a large stock of Viet Cong The rangers lost at least 30 dead and 15 The first reinforcements - a battalion of 300 infantrymen - were flown into the Dong area Thursday morning after the Viet Cong overran the town and smashed a Special Forced camp a mile The battalion of ments was attacked jr Today only three survivors could be The rest were dead or including three American A battalion of paratroopers was flown into Dong by helicopter early Their arrival turned the tide for the government Most of the American ties occurred in the Special Forces where 20 or 21 on rage Space Twins Unveil Adventure Moderate Gains Forecast WASHINGTON - President Johnson has muffled speculation over a governmental split on his economic policy by giving assurances that there are divisions or within the The President told after a meeting with Chairman William Martin of the Federal Reserve Board and other top economic officials that moderate but solid gains are foreseeable through 1965. is no reason for gloom or he This was an apparent reference to the stock slump and public furor which followed Martin's at Columbia That was the speech in which Martin spoke of similarities between our present prosperity and the fabulous and emphasized the role of monetary policy - management of the money and credit supply - in preventing possible inflationary * * * Martin's resignation was demanded Thursday by Rep. Wright chairman of the House Banking Patman charged that Martin had challenged FRAN'S DRIVE-IN 5 Points Biddeford Formerly Bob's Lunch Specializing In * Spaghetti * Pizza Clams ' * Italian Sandwiches Special 99c Dinners Clams - Haddock Scallops - Chicken Also Counter Service Open 11 A. M. To 11 P. M. son's economic policy and was calling for what Patman described as a disastrous policy of tight country cannot even as prosperous as it a man at the helm of our monetary system who is so afraid of prosperity that he has to end Patman said on the House But Secretary of tne Treasury Henry H. in an interview given before the White House helped Johnson to quash the talk of a policy split on the issue of tight Fowler said he Secretary of Commerce John T. Connor agreed completely with what on Page i Workmen Clean Up Debris From Storm Extra highway and poyer crews were pressed into work today to clean up debris and restore order from the shambles left by a violent electrical The storm Thursday night struck heaviest in the uprooting tree ripping power lines and causing widespread property High clocked officially at gale force of 60 collapsed a tent at the Hippodrome Circus moments before 200 mostly were The U.S. Weather Bureau said it received unofficial reports of winds of up to 9 Arden 15, of North Orrington and ringmaster David 156 Main Biddeford G.E. Refrigerator Model See Us First On G.E. Portable Dishwashers From were injured when a toppling struck Their injuries were not Charles about 50, of Hampden was injured when a large tree limb his his dump Fallen trees blocked streets and some uprooted trees fell on cars and At Gary Nickless was injured when a wind gust blew his bicycle against a Mrs. Maxine Daniello of Rockland suffered minor injures when a tree struck her car in The Bangor Daily News lost power for about two but managed to publish today's A Bangor television station was also knocked off the air during a power Driving rain and some light hail accompanied the The Weather Bureau said the storm appeared to have travelled a line running from eastward to thought it was a said Mrs. Mildred Peabody of East The she a loud roar as it bore down on the You could see it ing right It blew trees down and bent them almost to the It sounded like the roar of 1 In the Washington County town of Deblois two barns destroyed and the roof of was blown 450 feet through the supplies crashed in flames in central Viet killing at least eight A U.S. spokesman said a ground party recovered bodies of two Air Force men and ix Army He did not know how many had been Military sources were uncertain of the cause of the The three confirmed deaths at Dong brought the loll of American dead in Vietnamese combat since December 1961 to 409. The dead in the crash would not be added to the com bat toll unless enemy fire was * * * Government and Viet Cong casualties were heavy in the fierce fighting that began at Dong early About 150 civilians also were reported including many women and The government reported 280 casualties for its forces - 108 126 missing and 46 It claimed that 700 Communist guerrillas were killed - 309 in Dong and another 400 by U.S. and Vietnamese air strikes 3 to 4 miles north of the None of the government figures were confirmed by U.S. military U.S. and Vietnamese planes flew 121 sorties against the Dong area Through the night Communists probed at government po Tex. - The story of an adventure crammed with mysterious a stroll in space and the anxiety of living four days in a hostile environment unfolded to the world Astronauts James A. McDivitt and Edward H. White II related their experiences to newsmen this They will receive congratulations from President Johnson this In a switch of the astronauts and their wives chose to ask President Johnson to come to Houston so congratulations could be shared with all employes of the Manned Spacecraft Johnson had invited the two spacemen and their families to his Texas ranch for the Thursday the President offered instead to make his first visit to the space the An official of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration gracious oiler of the President overwhelmed the astronauts and their They readily ac so the honors could be shared with the people who made the flight A White House spokesman said McDivitt and White wel coined the change so they could spend more time with their * The astronauts returned to Houston and White said their homecoming was an event second only to the successful splashdown The heroes were met with hugs and kisses from their wives and children at Ellington Air Force sitions in the and there then had a brief lunch and private chat at their homes before continuing the debriefing of their four-day journey into Details of Johnson's and whether he will present the special medals or awards to the space twins are not The President told the two last Monday he had a for Johnson is expected to tour the including Mission Control from where the Gemini 4 space flight was controlled and Officials revealed Thursday that a third sighting of a mysterious object in space was made during a pass over McDivitt had reported seeing an object over Hawaii and another over eastern A recheck of the 1,400 frames of film taken by McDivitt turned up five of a glob of light with a while tail and a triangular glow above it. The second object has not taken of it were not a NASA official Mention of the third object came during the afternoon debriefing of the two Air Force is my McDivitt told the crowd welcoming him home had a lot of I'm not going to tell you how many - but I've never had one like * * * Actually 36th birthday celebration began Wednesday night with a ceremony aboard the aircraft carrier USS the ship that recovered the Gemini 4 capsule from the At the McDivitt a few miles south of the Manned Spacecraft he was greeted by a delegation of neighborhood children who shyly presented him a crudely lettered McDivitt ate birthday cake at lunch with his and been Photographs 8; Ann Water Company Has Election Of Officers THE HOUSE ON THE HILL One Of Kennebunkport's Finest Restaurants OPENING FOR THE SEASON JUNE 12th Club Breakfast 8 to 9:30 A. M. Luncheon 12 to 2 Dinners from 5 to 10 P. M. - Cocktails Served - Open Sundays from 12 to 8 M. Ocean Avenue Tel. 967-3358 Kennebunkport The directors of the Biddeford and Saco Water Co. were re elected during a meeting of the stockholders yesterday afternoon in the new office building on Elm The slate includes Mark B. Carleton F. H. Arthur F. Richard E. Vernon F. West and Harry M. Earlier In the calendar year Davis and Black had been elected directors to fill vacancies left by the deaths of Norman P. Lundy and William E. John W. L. White was rejected clerk of the Following the meeting an organizational ses sion of the directors took place and president of the First National Bank of Bidde ford and of the Sav ings was Maxwell had been named earlier in the year to succeed West who resigned due to ill Wooster was re-elected vice president and He had earlier been named vice president to succeed Roger N. Parker Sr. was re-elected assistant The directors declared the regular quarterly dividend of 32 cents a being at the annual rate of per and 4, in the privacy of his The angel food cake baked by a Mrs. John Sanders of bore the by his and 11, and Bonnie 9, paddled about happily in a neighbor's swimming White showed no signs of strain from his 20-minute walk in space June 3. The space twins started their day at saying farewells to the crew of the They also received the first of many expected a copy of the Florida state seal from Gov. Hayden as they stepped on firm ground for the first time since the blastoff at Cape Kennedy June 3. Flags flapped in a breeze and the Navy band played Birthday to After the brief the two smiling space heroes boarded a jet for the 2-hour and 15-minute flight to Ellington As the plane rolled to a the astronauts emerged and were engulfed with legs and McDivitt circled his arms around his three tykes and lifted them to this chest several Bonnie Lynn White leaped into her planting a big kiss on his Then it was the They stood with their arms around their beaming with Occasionally they Then it was the turn of the retired Air Force Maj. Gen: Edward H. White and Mrs. and Mr. and Mrs. James McDivitt of Mich. Each family went home for a lot of family Neighbors cheered as the spacemen came home after being away since May 23. During that time they orbited the earth 62 times and traveled 1,609,684 Survey Divided Highways Safer CHICAGO - this is a long trip so play it drive on divided highways where the traffic is As odd as this advice may it is Statistics show that despite heavy divided such as parkways and interstate have a much lower fatality rate than older During the three-day Memorial Day holiday period this in which a record 474 persons died in traffic divided highways were the safest auto An Associated Press indicated today that 12 occurred on such roads And records show the same survey deaths in this traffic REPRESENTING the first organization to give aid to the Biddeford scholarship Biddeford P. T. A. President John W. presents Bideford Mayor Edward F. Gaulin a check for the sum of r will be the principal of the new Biddeford elementary school being constructed on West The scholarship fund will aid needy students of both parochial and public schools in less than half thl ford in attending GRAND OPENING BLUE POINT COUNTRY CLUB GOLF COURSE June 12 Pine Point Scarboro Across From Ken's Place George E. 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