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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - October 21, 1965, Bennington, Vermont Americans fighting two front War in Viet Nam can Tho. South Viet Nam up a Here in South Vietnam s Rice bowl in Tho heart of the Mekong River Delta the South vietnamese and their american advisors fight a two front War. In it. Col. Homer Owsleyjr a office in the military Advt Sory compound the colonel and his aides Ponder the significance of reports trickling in of a communist Viet Cong attack of the night before. In the Village of Nhon Nghia at the juncture of the can Tho River and the Kano canal the pc had overrun a government outpost tied the Village administrator to a Flag pole and shot him and then looted the Village Market. Owsley from Festus mo., and his men seek the significance of the attack in the Overall picture of Viet Cong strategy this is in corps the Only one of the four military corps in South Viet Nam where american combat troops Are not in action it is entirely a South vietnamese show except for the . A visors. And this is one front of the two front War. In a restaurant whose French menu reflects the Long years of French colonial Rule Bob Lasher of the . Information service explains the War s second front and shortly afterwards prepares a demonstration. Some 20 Kilometres outside of can Tho a mud covered Van chugs to a Stop outside what had been the yellow stucco Headquarters of a lonely French regional officer. Today it is being used by . Sgt. In Joseph e. Sellers of St. Cloud fla., As a training Headquarters for 132 Young vietnamese who shortly will join the regional and popular defense forces. The sides of the Van drop and it becomes a stage for a travelling minstrel show. Thirteen entertainers make up the cast of guitarists singers and dancers. The show is heavily weighted with propaganda but that does not dim the enthusiasm of its audience. Especially Well received Are such numbers As a nothing is so precious As a Soldier Quot and the Quot melancholy the show stopper is the a hot Sweet potato twist Quot whose vigor is undeterred by the advanced pregnancy of one of its performers. Eventually 26 of these minstrel teams will tour the country carrying the message against the Viet Cong. Back in colonel Owsley a office the colonel says he believes that militarily things Are looking a Little better. An up to Date population control map shows that within heavily populated Phong Dinh province 203,000 persons now live in government secured areas. Under pc control Are 140,000. Control of the remaining 75,000 persons in the province still is being contested. The colonel believes that in his area the pc Are As Strong numerically As Ever but that their Quality has declined. And he believes that such terror attacks As the one on Nohn Nghia and the looting of the Market places Are turning the people against the Viet Cong. Ulm Dean Essler defends american policies during visit to Sweden Burlington a the Dean of the University of Vermont College of technology has returned from a months visit to Sweden where he was one of 21 engineering educators selected from All Over the United states to participate in a joint program sponsored by the Experiment in International living and the meet modern Sweden committee. The program designed to acquaint prominent . Educators with a Cross Section of modern swedish life was primarily supported by the two foundations. Dean Warren o. Essler and prof. Gordon Pyper of Norwich University were the Only vermonters in the group. Dean Essler has brought Back Many impressions of life in that far Northern country and he was an interested observer of the swedish educational system one in which the government exerts much control. Observing swedish education the Dean said the swedish youngsters Start school at the age of seven. Quot the country has almost too per cent Public education with few private schools. Students Are aided through the University level by the government with financial support for books meals and medical and dental care. Tax Money provides free tuition and in addition Grants and scholarships Are Given where required for continued Dean Essler said that research Money comes from both government and business As is the Case in the United states. However in Sweden the University distributes these funds. Speaking again of the second Ary schools the Vermont Dean observed that As one travels from one end of Sweden to the other the schools maintain a relatively uniform Quality. He thought this consistent educational Quality might Stem from National level recommendations and procedures which filter Down to the local level. For the first two weeks of his stay Dean Essler was a guest in the linking Home of professor and mrs. Olof ska rhed and their 13-year-old daughter Anna. Teen agers he observed seem to conform on a global basis. Swedish teen agers like Rock and Roll the boys Wear Long hair both sexes dress much the same As they do in this country and although both swedish and american parents May complain about the antics of the Young both groups give their children the same Liberal freedoms. During his Many chats with the ska reds and their friends Dean Essler found himself a defender of american Domestic and foreign policy. They were most concerned with the american civil rights problem and with our participation in Viet Nam. Civil rights Dean Essler said is a misunderstood problem in Sweden largely because the swedes have no minority groups save for a Small number of Laplander living in the extreme Northern reaches. The swedes have appreciated and realize the necessity for our involvement in the two world wars he said believing our involvement came about through High ideals and with no selfish motives. But they wondered what we a were doing in Viet Nam. The Dean explained that we were in Viet Nam for Many of the same reasons that we had been in the two world wars. We were there to draw a stand against aggression and we Are seeking no personal gain. Explained in this manner by comparing present with past motives the swedes understood Why we feel a moral obligation to South Viet Nam he said. Our late president John f. Kennedy remains a great hero particularly among the younger swedish people who readily identify themselves with him. Sen. Robert Kennedy As a close younger brother is also thought of highly. The College of technology Dean said that Sweden is a progressive country with much planning on the Central provincial and local Levels. Quot there Are few signs Quot he said a of either great wealth or of poverty and the great bulk of the people seem to live in a comfortable in Between he added that taxes were higher than in the United states which enjoys the highest Standard of mass. Man hears of Nobel award goes Back to sleep Belmont mass. Up a Julian Schwinger was a terribly pleased and excited Quot when awakened Early today and told that he had won the Nobel prize for physics. Then he rolled Over and went Back to sleep. That s How mrs. Schwinger described her husband s reaction to the prize. A we did t go to bed until about 4 this morning so when the Telephone rang and awoke me i was terrified. After receiving the news i can say that was one Call i was very Happy to get Quot she said. Fall cleaning mrs. Schwinger said she awoke her husband in the bedroom to Tell him of the award. A the was terribly pleased and excited but he also was very very tired. After i told him he went Back to sleep Quot she said. Mrs. Schwinger said the award was a a marvelous and the 47-year-old Schwinger a physics professor at Harvard University was born in new York City. He received a Bachelor s degree from Columbia in 1936 and a doctor s degree in 1939. Previously he taught at the University of California at Berkeley and Purdue University. He was a staff member of the radiation Laboratory at Massachusetts Institute of technology became an associate professor at Harvard in 1945 and a professor at Harvard in 1947. Schwinger received the c. L. Mayer nature of Light award in 1949, the University medal at Columbia in 1951 and the first Einstein prize in 1951. Schwinger lives in the suburban town of Belmont to Miles Northwest of Boston. A in Boston / a two blocks from mass. Turnpike exit % the Friendly hotel All rooms with private ii Bath television radio Inchild Ken a rooms with air conditioning gun 3 Poy be Raepe pin Billy Sullivan our genial head Bellman write for plan a special student rates Robirt n. Appleton general manager free overnight Auto parking Washington up a White House officials Are taking advantage of president Johnson s hospitalization to give the executive mansion a new paint Job on the ground floor and in the main Entrance hallway. The Rose Garden which was the Pride of the late president John f. Kennedy is being re sodded with Kentucky Blue grass and for the first time in 13 years the roadways winding about the White House grounds Are being resurfaced with Asphalt. A a re Nici Iai. 9# idea to please the Motif quicker Battery Charger 10.00 recharge the car Battery without lifting the Hood or touching the Battery. Plug on end into a Standard electrical outlet Ond the other into the cards cigarette lighter. 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Forty per cent of All swedish exports Are engineering he said that swedish engineering can be Best expressed by the country a Industrial growth which has Given it one of the highest standards of living in Europe. Con Cert tour Trenton . Up a mrs. Martin Luther King jr., wife of the negro Leader opens her fall a Freedom concert Quot tour Here thursday. Mrs. King a Soprano will sing Freedom songs and Tell the Story of the a Freedom other concerts will be held nov. 14 in Syracuse n.y., dec. 2 in Baltimore and sometime in december in Atlanta. Boston up a hundreds of new englander today were cheated of a of the space spectacular of the Century by a combination of Haze fog and smog. A spokesman for the . Weather Bureau said Early to Day that the Adverse conditions made it a impossible Quot for most new englander to glimpse Comet Ikeya sell As it raced away from the Sun. Throughout the Region men women and children had set their alarm clocks to go off a Little Early in the Hope of sighting the new Comet and its to million mile Tail of glowing gases in the predawn hours. But hazy skies a California like smog Over the cities and thick ground fog in Rural areas combined to foil a View of the celestial show. On the roof of the smithsonian astrophysical Observatory at 60 Garden St., Cambridge about 40 astronomers had gathered some with telescopes in Hopes of viewing the Comet. They were disappointed. Quot it was just like a London fog up Here Quot one said. Quot you could just barely see the Boston the Comet travelling about 1.000.000 Miles per hour raced past the Sun at about 12.13 . Edt and a spokesman at smithsonian astrophysical Observatory in Cambridge said today the Comet apparently did not Burn up. At its closest Polit the Comet was Only 300,000 Miles from the Sun and fears had been voiced that the Sun s heat would disintegrate it. As the Comet made its hairpin turn around the Sun delighted astronomers reported it was living up to expectations. Many Amateur sky watchers especially in the northeastern Section of the country were disappointed because Haze blocked their View. Along the West coast in Alaska and Hawaii stargazers were in the Best positions from which to View the Comet racing through the heavens about 1.000.000 Miles per hour under the immense pressure of the suns gravitational pull. In the northeastern United states a temperature inversion preventing the Normal diaper Slon of Haze made it nearly impossible for viewers on the ground to see Ikeya Seki. G52ses25252525zs25252525252s2s252ss2s2s25es252s2s2sz52sz525252sesi2s252s2s fall fashions in pierced earrings not find $10 50 to $15 us in Jiz mkt. Gold earrings exquisite miniatures for pierced ears. 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