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Odessa American, The (Newspaper) - August 28, 1969, Odessa, Texas lure of the distant and difficult it opportunity is whert you American If AN INDEPENDENT FREEDOM NEWSPAPER VOL NO 288 NEA Prtn 10 CENTS EXAS 969 EDITION 44 SECTIONS Pentagon Soys sure oes WASHINGTON The Pentagon said today North nam sent about troops into South Vietnam during the first half of this enough to enemy combat losses The Pentagon figured enemy killed during that period at but said that loss would be expanded when wounded and defections are added in It was the first time in months that the Defense Department has released infiltration figures Casualties OH SAIGON South Vietnamese and enemy ties all dropped off last week as the enemy's fall offensive sub- sided the U.S Com- mand announced today Sadler Charge Goes To Jury AUSTIN Rep Jake Johnson of San Antonio goes be- fore the Travis County Grand jury this afternoon to accuse Land Commissioner Jerry ler of using a state employe to run Sadler's motel in Palestine Sadler has denied the charge Homer a former em- ploye in the land said Aug 16 that Sadler sent him to run the motel several times be- tween 1961 and 1967 On some of these he be was using sick leave and vacation time During a three-month in the spring of he worked at the motel and received a hlv for from and came at a time when the Pentagon was seeking to play down the idea that it stands in sharp disagreement with the State Department over the of a recent infiltration decline Defense spokesman Jerry asserting that there is no said both agencies agree that infiltration is lower this year and that there may be a decline of enemy strength in South Vietnam as a result But whereas the State ment said it viewed the ment as interpret this Friedheim said the man infiltration figure for the U.S headquarters said 1901 first half of 1969 is half the t Americans were killed and compared with 244 killed and wounded the week when the enemy campaign opened with an surge of rocket and mortar attacks tration figure for the period in but he said any comparison of the two figures be made because of special tors which existed last year Among Friedheim are the fact that in early 1968 North Vietnam was preparing wao LSI 1115 South Vietnamese the big Tet offensive He ters reported 398 government troops killed last week and 928 wounded The week before the said also the halt of the U.S orth Vietnam last fall and weather factors over report 477 killed and Laos this spring must be 1 ered in any assessment of this A d A wounded The two commands said Viet Cong and North were killed last compared with a revised total for the week before of his strength 1 A t M M J Friedheim said that whil enemy may have suffered a slight loss in strength in South and those selling items for a dime or and a AUSTIN million tax about consumer was approved by a House today and sent to the floor for debate this afternoon The House voted to set the tax for special debate at 3 p.m today Opponents denounced it as a that offered ing new for getting the house and senate out of the tax im- passe that caused the first cial session to fail The would raise the sales tax rate from 3 to 3.5 per cent Jan 1 and bring repairs and auto parking under the sales tax It also would increase the cigarette tax from 11 to 15.5 cents a pack and impose a 10 per cent entertainment tax on professional tourist at- tractions and other forms of en- Direct business taxes in the package are a tax on ing except newspaper Israel Calls For Safety Of Iraqi Jews chise tax The corporation lower than agreed first ins j now have been reported killed in action in Vietnam since Jan while the total wounded has risen to The enemy campaign ued in low with scant jor ground fighting reported and 24 mortar and rocket attacks on towns and allied military posts during the night The Saigon government announced that about 80 militiamen suffered in a battle near Phuoc in 44 under his oper That strategy this he has been marked bv rate from to per in assets for three then drop the rate to in 1972 Three members of the House Revenue and Taxation tee asked to be shown voting against the which cleared the committee on a voice vote They were Reps Will Smith of Joe Salem of Corpus and Abraham of Canadian we had enough fun and can't we send a over there the that we can get some votes It doesn't look unit Friedheim used the filtration which pares with all last because he said he did not have be m lease spec the Long said u Sadler the case Mekong but brought up before the grand j Viet iurv two years a g o by Secretary of the who didn't get what they Resor wno s tour rf war news conference at which the U.S oar to suck this filtration are gleaned from aerial agent reports and sensor to me to keep sam subject to i don't refinement as out there to get killed said Rep Jim Nugent of ville is the worst I've seen in 20 except for the cme taxing food that we killed the other said Smith Rep Ben Atwell of committee chairman and sor of the said a that might not get the votes on one occasion might on By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Israel's parliament called on all nations of the world today to help save the Jews of ia and Egypt it is too It also demanded an gent United Nations tion into the plight of Jews in Arab lands The Knesset was called out of summer recess for a special session to discuss the execution Monday of 15 alleged Iraqi including two Jews Nine other Jews were executed in Baghdad earlier this year The parliament unanimously approved a call to states and parliaments who uphold man as well as to heads in the to take action without delay to save the Jews v r FASHIONABLE AGAIN Umbrellas Southworth 3103 North were fashionable again Thursday for demonstrates as she leaves her car during the third consecutive day as Janie a morning shower daughter of Mrs Buris But Showers Fa Israel will not cease its forts to save Jews in Arab Prime Minister Golda Meir accused the U.S Human Rights Commission of a mockery of elementar by failing to gate the situation of Jews in Arab while conducting an investigation of alleged this is fun and lands commiss ation of Arab allegations of Israeli atrocities fact en- Iraqi rulers to go ahead with their policy of mock rfi it ii and The ter then H to the United bodi Torrential continued ian Basin day Downtown Odessa received 90 of an inch in another afternoon soaker Wednesday which pushed the total to inches Odessa ry where a whopping 8.50 5 of moisture fell on the Medley Ranch about 30 miles west of Fort Davis The Texas Highway ment at Alpine said the deluge in Jeff Davis County apparently fell on rough ranch country high Lee stood Spence sea level an increase of 2 of a foot during the past few days Ivie said the lake's level will be feet when it is full There were still occasional in the mountains There was showers around Eagle Pass and m wr fj Midland area this morning andino immediate report of road Del but nothing like the the U S Weather Bureau in the area of the either way u- in the area of the night I IS to said more of the observers at the Terminal when more than 6 inches The 1325.1 million measure in- the Jewish communities in on tap for this afternoon eludes million in who are kept there saia me business taxes Business share said now the manager of an f schedule and he is confident Austin Hotel said Sadler gave I program while Friedheim said he saw strengthen the South significant difference of 1 between the Pentagon amese uses ging Sadler told him in VT w v m w he refused to say how many or when le State Department the fact ran that the Pentagon was See Page 2-A him be hotel He said 1967 that the gran be looking into the matter He said they were trying to give him a little trouble about it Long said MHe was worried about that He sad if anybody asked me I should teU them had a bunch of back tone built up for working my lunch Sadler's roost critic in the sunken ure was choked by Sadler last month when he tried to inspect the treasure at Soviets are sounding out ler's on the possibility of a treasure was armed Strike from other ises ply the state comptrollers mate that business pays 25 per cen maining million would be paid by individual consumers In a short the WASHINGTON ern party circles following the received ate Finance Committee proved a two-year tions incorporating items agreed on in conference with the House during the first called session that ended in ure Tuesday The tee also approved a gap spending but indicated what the Senate will debate will be a approved in the senate in time for the See Page 2-A The she is to let them leave their dence tonight w Sec Page 2-A which drenched Odessa hostages and are virtually in The weal wav tn moved in from the east orison wav to ries of it is too Pegg and 40 at 50 per cent today aft dropping 1.15 indies Friday Riff As Stewardesses ed 42 of an inch Only a trace of moisture was measured at Light showers also were reported overnight at Andrews and Monahans Lake J Thomas reported an increase of acre feet since the rains first started last Friday 0 H general manager of the Colorado River Municipal Underground Set In Colorado DENVER The Atomic Energy Commission and the Austral Oil Co of Houston permission Water District said the District in to stood at feet above with a under- level an increase of Moves T bv a marine salvage firm China's atomic weapons in- Western delegates at spot where a Spanish galleon tend to discount the reports foundered in a hurricane off Reports emanating from some as exaggerations or as Padre Island 400 years ago Wcst European party sources ale misinformation promoted PITTSBURGH A A resolution to reprimand said the Soviets commune factions fr ler lor a House sounded them out for a reaction in the construction in- s a last spring in in the event of such an attack own dust ry moves from the street lo j im the sunken treasure other The By ASSOCIATED PRESS said the ape of 50 the Air France may have avoided ought to be efficient a strike when it agreed to let but that's the only thing 1 stewardesses fly until age 50 say for the hasn't made some American Charles Eastman of men very but was to nuclear in western Colorado next Alfred A Ami Wednesday to halt the for by the Civil Liberties and the Colorado Open Space mean claimed the 1 Corpus by reaching Washington has cast Parenthood of doubt on the truth of these re- which came from Today iown to defense ot ine wouldn't turn rne on You want young thing to come in g and flirt with you yw runoff since much of the t on believe in the equality of earlier rain soaked into the soil exceed estimates ard York when but the ground is pretty than S is that Russia Owners of 10 major he thought of a William E son of soaked and we'll catch to the China will more than stewardess the Angeles said if we are fortunate enou at odds but targets of three days of an- Most domestic airlines have it's all right if their blood get some more shower armed are to be by hundreds of age limits in the 30s lor their pressure holds up limited to clashes stewardesses Air France had a New York Some U.S experts agreed Wednesday night to set 40 as the top but i City responded at speculating that Mnd until next agreed to the boost for Give her they conta TO create a hazard plants and n tfT AMC R i CAN POOD COSTS Costs Have Risen 160 Per Out In Two Decades JONAH A Sailor Who Fell Overboard In The Pacific Claims He Stayed Afloat With the Aid Kremlin strategists may well what be done about Red China's growing clear mi phi bv of the Black which as one of a number of to A awl AMUSEMENTS CAREER CORNER COMICS DATELINE DEAR ABBY DOCTOR'S COLUMN FINANCIAL NEWS FINE AITS HORSt SENSE WOODY MCORY OX BRIDGE SB OIL NEWS SOCIETY NEWS SPORTS TV LOG WD IB WORRY CUN 1C i The Chinese are said to have called the a quantity oi an increase in the two peri atomic warhead Negro membership share they are not yet the city's these couM be a placed in one to two and it km said of the if are at been a qualified chanee the We the t-i f I'-saiirm bring construction to a and 10 the Master Builders have a within trade hit nuclear 10 t M f f T if to we still have no black neighbor's nuclear working on these without being the target of j and until we do it won't be a atomic attack themselves complete a walkout howed many men pre After a he added that he personally would prefer to fly with young THE U WEATHER t A U ought to bring the back to The older gals did have some supporters it will him out thai French lilce good French improve with of Atlanta age said Eugene L Wyman never is mart 45 tow 47 MAX an old TS A blast is equivalent to 40.000 tons of TNT The Wast would be the first in ine history of long a source of the uranium ore h atomic age possible Rep Richard Lamn an attorney lor Council to appeal 1 Court oi An- in to of Chicago I'm interested in good not said Washington n 73 r 77 17 the he be said about Daylight Savings but the editor won't let us say Irvin Greeley See PUR 2 A 71 41 VK I M UK Robert 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