Odessa American, August 28, 1969

Odessa American

August 28, 1969

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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 FCOturts Prtn 10 CENTS EXAS 969 MQM9 EDITION 44 SECTIONS Pentagon Soys letnam sure oes WASHINGTON The Pentagon said today North Viet- 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 casual- 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 penod in the spring of he worked at the motel and received a hlv navcheck 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 sig- nificance 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 Depart- ment said it viewed the develop- ment as Frie- dheim interpret this Friedheim said the man infiltration figure for the U.S. headquarters said 1901 first half of 1969 is half the infil- t Americans were killed and compared with 244 killed and wounded the week when the enemy campaign opened with an up- surge of rocket and mortar attacks. tration figure for the corre- sponding period in but he said any comparison of the two figures be made cau- because of special fac- tors which existed last year. Among Friedheim are the fact that in early 1968 North Vietnam was preparing JiUAUl jcuieuj.1 wao LSI .1115 South Vietnamese headquar-ifor 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 consid- 1 ered in any assessment of this A d .A wounded. The two commands said Viet Cong and North Viet- namese 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 corooration fran- AUSTIN million tax about ro-thirds consumer was approved by a House ttee today and sent to the floor for debate this afternoon. The House voted to set the tax bill for special debate at 3 p.m. today. Opponents denounced it as a that offered noth- ing new for getting the house and senate out of the tax im- passe that caused the first spe- cial session to fail The bill 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- tertainment. Direct business taxes in the package are a tax on vend- ing except newspaper Israel Calls For Safety Of Iraqi Jews chise tax increase- The corporation consid- erably 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 contin- ued in low with scant ma- 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 strategy.1' 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 Commit- 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 Maloif Abraham of Canadian. we had enough fun and can't we send a bill over there the that we can get some votes .It doesn't look unit i______ Friedheim used the filtration which pares with all last because he said he did not have be m lease. igful 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 R- Resor compk _. peopie wno s tour rf war Wlth news conference at which the U.S. nrocram oar to suck this oaaier filtration wfiieh are gleaned from aerial observa- agent reports and sensor ipons to me to keep sam are- subject to i don't siderable refinement as out there to get killed said Rep. Jim Nugent of Kerr- ville. is the worst bill 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 spon- sor of the said a that might not get the votes on one occasion might on anoth- By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Israel's parliament called on all nations of the world today to help save the Jews of Syr- ia and Egypt it is too It also demanded an ur- gent United Nations investiga- 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 hu- man as well as to reli- gious 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 ef- 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 investi- gate the situation of Jews in Arab while conducting an investigation of alleged Is- this is fun and raeli lands. commiss ation of Arab allegations of Israeli atrocities fact en- couraged Iraqi rulers to go ahead with their policy of mock rfi it ii and The ter then H ----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 two-da 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 Depart- 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 fc444 wr fj Midland area this morning andino immediate report of road Del but nothing like the the U. S. Weather Bureau at'rfamape in the area. -near-cloudbursts of the nieht either way _- -r u- in the area. 'near-cloudbursts of the night -n- 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 weainer siauon saia me business taxes. Business' share said. liieuircac aimwA iwiwts 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 Jt_ between the Pentagon amese uses ging Sadler told him in VT w v VHB m w he refused to say how many or when. le State Department the fact ran that the Pentagon was main- 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 per- sistent critic in the sunken treas- ure was choked by Sadler last month when he tried to inspect the treasure at Sad- Soviets are sounding out ler's jopinion on the possibility of a treasure was recovered'Russian armed Strike Veraons from other __ r------.. ises ply the state comptrollers esti- mate that business pays 25 per cen maining million would be paid by individual consumers. In a short the Sen- WASHINGTON Ac- ern party circles following the eports received ate Finance Committee proved a two-year appropria- tions bill incorporating items agreed on in conference with the House during the first called session that ended in fail- ure Tuesday nigjit The commit- tee also approved a 30-day stop- gap spending but indicated what the Senate will debate will be a 60-day bill approved in the senate in time for the See Page 2-A The she is to let them leave their dence tonight. wwuier w Sec Page 2-A which drenched Odessa Wed-i hostages and are virtually in The Brecioitation weal oniv wav tn precipiiauon proDaonuy nesday moved in from the east orison. onlv wav to ries of resi- 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 -W Water District said the District in uenver to pro- stood at feet above with a 4Waloton under- level an increase of threi Pittsburah Moves T bv a marine salvage firm from'Red China's atomic weapons in- Western delegates at tneei- spot where a Spanish galleon 'slallations. tend to discount the reports foundered in a hurricane off Reports emanating from some as exaggerations or as deliber- Padre Island 400 years ago. Wcst European party sources ale misinformation promoted PITTSBURGH A A resolution to reprimand Sad- mwrth said the Soviets commune factions fr ler lor a House sounded them out for a reaction Aw_ in the construction in- s a nittee last spring in testi- in the event of such an attack. own HKTCSI- dust ry moves from the street lo j im the sunken treasure other The By ASSOCIATED PRESS said. the ape of 50 the ste- Air France may have avoided wardesses 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 otherscolo. was -irf to nuclear expiosfon in western Colorado next Thurs- Cnief Alfred A. Ami rrtused Wednesday to halt the dismisseil for by the Civil Liberties and the Colorado Open Space mean rdinaUng ComcA- claimed the wasrei Rep- 1 Corpus thsU 'ednesday by reaching Washington has cast Parenthood of .doubt on the truth of these re- which came from West- Today iown to tfte defense ot ine wouldn't turn rne on. You want iv_ young thing to come in g pros- and flirt with you wfcen yw fly-jmofe runoff since much of the expto t on believe in the equality of the1 earlier rain soaked into the soil exceed estimates ard York when but the ground is pretty than 8.40.1 S. covemment is that Russia Owners of 10 major projed5lwhai he thought of a William E. son of soaked and we'll catch 5onS thrcuRh to the earth's ommunist China will re-involving more than mil- stewardess. the Angeles said. if we are fortunate enou sharplv 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 conflid.s are hkcly to be by hundreds of' age limits in the 30s lor their pressure holds up. limited to bonkr clashes. stewardesses. Air France had a New York Some U.S. experts nev- agreed Wednesday night to sus- set 40 as the top but i City responded at frtheless. speculating that Mnd ooerations until next Tues-1 agreed to the boost for crandma. Give her they conta TO. couW 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 twnderinc what rniffht be done about Red China's growing clear mi phi. Themovi bv of the Black which as one of a number of sxms to A awl AMUSEMENTS CAREER CORNER COMICS DATELINE DEAR ABBY DOCTOR'S COLUMN FINANCIAL NEWS FINE AITS....... 5C HORSt SENSE WOODY .MCORY OX BRIDGE SB 7C OIL NEWS SOCIETY NEWS SPORTS TV LOG 7C 11A 4B 11C WD IB WORRY CUN 11C .1C i The Chinese are said to have called the lojfervoung .a quantity oi irwdijm-tange'iorce an increase in the two peri atomic warhead al-lcent Negro membership share they are not yet de-'among the city's 30.DOO these couM be a placed in one to two and it km Irarirr. said of the if ihcy are aiined at been a qualified SIJCCPSS. rwld vasilv chanee the We the t-i f I'-saiirm. bring construction to a and pusMa wmaid 10 the Master Builders' have a Ijmiied lirw within atyi ihe trade vhirh 1o hit Giinese nuclear la- coiipril 10 necot.iale. t M f f T' nlities if tlvy to ehminaie. we still have no black ibeir neighbor's nuclear powerjpeople 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 howev- he added that he personally would prefer to fly with young FOUCCAST FITOM 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 Bill of Atlanta. age.' said Eugene L. Wyman Beverlv never rret Ultlt is mart 45 tow 47 CITV ATUffES MAX. an 'old' TS A 40-kiloion 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 wrac h atomic age possible. Rep. Richard Lamn. an attorney lor Council to appeal 1 Court oi An- in TheQ to Nirhols of Chicago. I'm interested in good sm- not said Geibf-r Washington. 'Experienc-f n 73 r 77 17 the counrr. he be said about Daylight 1T1 Savings but the editor won't let us say Irvin Wintcrowd Greeley See PUR 2 A 71 41 VK I M UK Robert atTome reported his probably would not ;