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Biddeford Saco Journal (Newspaper) - November 20, 1967, Biddeford, Maine I i. I a \ v71a a Vav a weather cold Complete report on Page two our numbers news dept 2821535 business Denis. 283-3625 super right Quality sizes 20 amp under 24 lbs. Turkeys limit 1 per family with $10 order in other merchandise surrounded by the enemy Saigon apr North Viet lighting the. Heavy communist four Narcse regulars surrounded a fire set off a huge explosion in Jmon . Paratrooper battalion on a Side the . Perimeter pos Sib Hill near the cambodian Border by causing heavy casualties. It mean commanders that the com in South Vietnam scentral Highlands today and with heavy ground assaults and mortar at tacks apparently inflicted heavy could not be determined immediately what caused the blast. The fighting perhaps the planes carried six Crew Jat Dak to 270 Miles North of with the . Command re rip Mare missing. Saigon opposing an estimated porting 868 enemy soldiers the belief grew among Erncr 6 000 t0 8 m North vietnamese killed in the Dak to Campaign an Nomman Giorc Cha the vietnamese soldiers this brought the claimed total of most vicious yet in the zone draw Large Amer casualties. An american Relief lands Campaign came As .Jcan forces away from thickly Force reached the scene at dusk planes bombed the Hanoi Hai populated areas and pin them the battalion of the . 173rd Phong area for the fifth straight Down in the sparsely settled airborne brigade was Cut off Day on sunday. The attacks in mountains. In units at Dak to Are trying toi a Quot in on a Hill 14 Miles South to Orn Monist dead to More than do what they achieved earlier West or not t0 killed 40 Dara 120� in the Campaign. Ameri this yeat just below the Demili troopers 0f the u. S. 173rd air can casualties of 197 killed and borne brigade and wounded 42 ?50 wounded have been report in an All Day Battle sunday. The Ltd a while the Battle for Hill 1416 paratroopers swept the Battle a St the South vietnamese 32 Field today but there Yas no killed and 153 wounded. A a. Immediate report of How Many communist gunners on Sun for 24 hours before the rein eluded blows against the fifth some 6,000 americans and cn0my bodies they found. Day shot Down five u. S. Heli Forcemeats arrived to break the and six targets to come off the 4.000 South vietnamese now Are communist attack and bring out Pentagon a restricted list in four dead and wounded. Heavy one Days. They Are a Concrete Plant my ground fire kept Rescue Hel and a Barge Yard near Hanoi. Copters away. Associated press correspondent John Lengel reported from Dak to about 15 Miles from the the . Command announced the loss of four planes bringing the total number of losses Over the North to 749 aircraft. The editorial the blood Bank Supply at Webber Hospital was enlarged saturday afternoon when 24 members of the 173 medical battalion and 303 postal unit u. S. Army Reserve Saco Reserve Center Franklin Street Saco made donations of blood. As mrs. Yvette Dubois and Richard Martel of the hospitals Labora tory make necessary preparations Thomas Gulliver front and Roger Snihur rear representing the donating groups relax and enjoy the attention they Are receiving. According to authorities the servicemen donate blood to the Hospital regularly. In Saco City manager is proposed charter key to change play of november is numbered years. In the by Bill Houston editor s note a this a a _ the first in a series the journal although the mayor and coun in no Kiichi in what thou Cilmon Are elected under the plans to publish on what the a new proposed charter he Samc proposed Council manager Way by arc a present charter will mean to Saco Muni time except for the length of Cipal affairs. Saco residents will term the key to the proposed and All City departments vote on whether or not to adopt charter is the Post of City Man t it. To the new charter at the dec. 11 Ager. Municipal elections. I As is presently the Case Odd matters of policy established by the Council. This necessarily Means that there must be close cooperation Between the manager and the Council and that the manager keep the Council informed on matters affecting any mayor shall be the recognized the Saco voters should study charter Issue when Saco voters go to the polls on december 1 i they will be faced with a decision which we feel will have a tremendous effect upon the future of their City. They must determine whether they will continue with the present form of government or change to the Council manager form. Our feelings in this matter Are Well known to the citizens of Saco and obviously it is our Hope that the Council manager form will win out. Whether the change takes place however is up to the. People of Saco and for that reason the journal will devote As much space As possible to the Saco situation during the next few weeks. Beginning today we inaugurate a series of articles explaining the proposed charter we also intend to solicit the views of mayor Donald Doyle and those of candidates for office in the election which will also take place on december i i. We think it is important that the people know where these candidates stand furthermore we Hope that the people of Saco will take advantage of our Peoples forum to debate the pros and cons of the Council manager form of government. Through these articles Yule shopping hours listed the Biddeford Saco chamber of Commerce has announced retail store hours for nov. 30 to dec. 24. They Are nov. 30 open until 9 . Dec. 1 open until 9 . Dec. 4 through dec. 8 open until 9 . Dec. 9 closed at 5 . Dec. 11 through dec. 22 open until 9 . Dec. 23 closed at 5 . Shopping centers will observe their regular hours until further notice. Field reports told of three copters but All were recovered clashes within 800 Yards of each Blacl other. I _. K4 not the North vietnamese broke eight engine b.->2 bombers Contact after seven hours under went after suspected enemy to a heavy bombardment by u. S. Sit ions 14 to 17 Miles Southwest fighter bombers and artillery. Of Dak to. Near the area of the elsewhere in the area two u. American paratroopers Battle s. 4th infantry division Compa in four raids sunday night and Nies fought four Miles South of today. Dak to and the South Viet the Northern air wars new Narcse reported a Victory sat targets sunday were a Concrete Urdaz on Hill 1416, five Miles production Plant six Miles West Northeast of the Dak to Airstrip Northwest of Hanoi and the the 4th division reported Rio a Phuong Barge Yard and transshipment Point one mile farther on. Ii. S. Pilots said heavy ground three . Infantrymen and seven North vietnamese soldiers killed and 12 americans wounded. The South vietnamese said their paratroopers and . Planes killed 390 North Viet in amuse regulars on Hill 1416. Defences prevented them from assessing bomb damage but they reported a Good target Cov continued on Page two red China seating debated United nations so by a wider margin than delegation anticipate a vote of apr foreign minister Wei last year.59-15 against the pro peking res Tao Ming of nationalist china1 the chinese minister said the evolution a margin of 14. Last told the general Assembly today that to scat communist China in the United nations red chinese claimed the right1 year it was 57-46, with other a to subvert the Independence of members abstaining. They said neighbouring states and . Almost All the governments would encourage peking in a membership would not a change changing their stand Are Afri Gre Sion to the Point where War their belligerence but a Only can. Would be necessary. Give them an Opportunity to a Weiss remarks were for the carry out their Long standing the sponsors with Cambodia Assembly a annual debate on threat to a Reform or rather do of the Resolution arc Albania the China Issue. Strove the United Algeria. Congo Brazzaville cambodian ambassador Hotl those who want to seat be Cuba. Guinea Mali Mauritania Sam Bath launched the debate King Are a motivated by fear of Romania and Syria with introduction of a Resolution War who said but to admit pc the United states and 13 oth to substitute communist Chi King a purely on the basis of or countries Are. Sponsoring a nose for nationalist chinese fear is to encourage it to move Resolution reaffirming that any in delegates in the United nations from aggression to aggression change in China a represent a ter views and letters to the editor we would Hope that every and All related bodies a \ voter of Saco will become Well acquainted with the matter responsibility of the manager to in i prepare a and submit the annual3 hand. One of the first changes which Der the new charter As head of budget and capital program to will be noticed in the new coun the City government for All Cere the Council and to submit to the cil manager charter for the menial purposes and shall pre Council and make available to City of Saco which comes before voters in the dec. 11 elec tion will be the change in the elections themselves. Side at meetings of the City the Public a Complete report on Council but shall have no and the finances and administrative ministrative duties. The City activities of the City manager who will he appointed another duty of the manager under the present charter the by the Council will be the chief will be that of purchasing election of the mayor and the administrative officer of the agent for the City. At the pres seven Council men is held an i Civ. Cut time the mayor acts As City Nualla in december the manager shall be respond purchasing agent. But Many under the proposed charter sible to the Council for the and feel that the manager since he approved by the 103rd Legisla ministration of All City affairs will be a full time City employee the Mavor and the seven placed in his charge by the coun and would reasonably be cd in addition to the above we propose to establish a question and answer column which we Trust our Saco read a a ers will want to use. Just Send us any questions you a May have relative to the proposed charter and we will at a a a a a tempt to have them answered. It will not be necessary to sign your name. Just address a Post card or letter with your questions to Saco charter questions Biddeford Saco journal Biddeford Maine. Saco is rapidly approaching a very serious crossroad. Followed. Until there remains no tolerable tion requires a two thirds vote diplomats generally expected1 alternative to in its favor. It is expected to the Assembly would vote down1 the 122-nation Assembly is of pass As did similar resolutions that proposal and friends of petted to vote he Friday in 1961, 1965 and 1966. Nationalist China said it would sources close to the chinese to it not Micin on Page two newsmen find Viet Cong Lair turn the Mavor Ana me seven it Pircea m is to disc me Tuuu a a a a Wuu Itawi Audij us. ,.councilmen Are elected for two cil or by the new charter. Petted to have had some train the voters must determine which route will be car terms in the cite elections the manager will be Emprow ing in this area would possibly read the articles. Write letters. Ask questions. It this is which Are scheduled to be held cred to appoint and when he be Able to save Money editors note the .i cambodians ruling Prince or Prince Sihanouk reportedly a command in Saigon for years Portelly regards the discovery Custod us of hypocrisy said our has charged that Viet Cong and by american newsmen As a fab evidence was doubtful and ques North vietnamese forces find Rica tion and part of a Campaign toned whether the Camp site existed. The second monday of october finds it necessary for the Good City by consolidation of Pur. Decision wa8 reached by an informed electorate. In each Odd numbered year. The of the City suspend or remove chases for the several City do Ine a i a two year terms for the elected any Eirv employee or depart apartments and through better officials begin on the first Mon Meathead. In addition the Man buying practices. A Ager will direct and supervise although the duties of the the administration of All City manager Are Many and varied departments. Under the new charter he would although the City Council in serve for an indefinite term Der the new charter will act As without a contract and at the the sole policy making group in discretion of the Council. The the City government it will fall salary of a manager will he de to the manager the task of in Termi cd by the Council de ple menting and carrying out pending Sanctuary in neighbouring Cam against him by the . Press for the1 done then we can truly say when the final tally is in that Bodia charges which cambo we found the Viet Cong Camp evidence of Viet Cong occupancy found in the Camp include today a chuckle a Gold Digger is a girl who forgets All about the past and future and simply in ions the present. To War Gen. Fea. Corp social Security Bill is near passage Cook your thanksgiving dinner on a new Whirlpool electric Range you still have Lime to pick out your new Range and have delivery and your thanksgiving Turkey free. At Cochrane a appliance 171 Graham St. Biddeford me. A amp a super Market extra special this week at Biddeford amp Saco Dias ruler Prince Norodom is very recently used on the Bor Sihanouk has repeatedly denied Der opposite War zone a about de military records written in Western newsmen were admit-i70 Miles Northwest of Saigon. It vietnamese North vietnamese i ted to Cambodia to cover the had been used for several medical supplies and similar visit of mrs. John f. Kennedy months and was most probably items. Dated scraps of paper in two associated press men went a staging area for the Loc Ninh Dica cd the Camp had been used to the Border across from War Battle Only nine Miles away for several months dating Back zone c. Which they have Cov earlier this month. To last february ered from the vietnamese Side. The outspoken Prince who there were unmistakable contends the United states is signs that several Hundred men the aggressor in Vietnam re probably from a major head Portelly told intimates our re quarters command group had ports were part of a Campaign used the Camp. Occupants had by George Mcarthur and Viorst Faas carrying out pending on the executive and administrative qualifications Washington apr the main to be acted on. The Hig phenom penh Cambodia inspired by the . Command left Only a few Days before. And experience. Although no can the Annars ready to wrap a est est a expected on a Cap a the discovery of a Viet in Saigon to justify military op-1from the Camp a heavily trav firm figure is yet available aug l. A. A publican move to substitute the Cong Camp site four Miles in Cartons against Cambodia. Clod Road went through the Thor Stative sources indicate a up before thanks gang us House Bill for the version Side Cambodia has angered we informed prime minister dense Jungle to the Frontier realistic figure for a manager of on one of the most sweeping so worked out by the finance pan a City the size of Saco would be continued on Page three Saco Motel Rio. 1 nine 1 pm. Efficiency apts. Heated private Bath. Kitchen ettes rented by week. Maid service and to. 284-6952 Proval. Many open every night this week until 9 p. M. A a. Prince Norodom Sihanouk and son Sann of the Camp site to crossing it nine Miles from Loc Cial Security Bills Ever consid al raised doubts about his past do-1 fore the stories were published. Ninh. Logs had been put Dowa Rcd by Congress. Nials that vietnamese comm his initial reaction was cautious to counteract the Monsoon mud. Senate democratic Leader in passing on this the forces were Given sane and he said he would make an tracks indicated Many heavy Mike Mansfield has set Early will determine whether it wants teary in his country. Official investigation. However,1 continued on Page two opening schedules for the next 0 g0 along with a much larger two Days and obtained a strict Benefit increase and also much limitation on debate on All re higher taxes that the committee mailing amendments. This is wrote into the legislation expected to bring final passage the committees Bill would of the legislation on wednesday assure All persons now on the the final form of the measure Benefit Rolls at least a 15 per then will be determined in a cent increase with a 59 per cent conference Between the Senate hike for those at the Bottom of and House which passed the the scale Bill last August. The minimum payment would in three Days of debate last be raised from the present $44 a week the Bill a managers sue month to $70. Be Decd in maintaining it in the House voted for a boost nearly the form in which it won at least 12v3 per cent in benefits Senate finance committee a and a $50 minimum. More amendments re on the tax Side the big differ it continued on Page three wanted licensed Hairdresser for information Call Yolande s Beauty Silhouette garage wanted for Volkswagen Vicinity 246 North St., Saco 282-1045 Portland 1 773-4047 Bailey 934-2678 congratulations Biddeford tigers state football champs Saco free parking 84-6781 a reception honouring two state officials of the Rebekah Assembly of Maine took place saturday evening at Kennebunk High school. Among those participating were left to right seated miss Priscilla Mcmillan president of the ladies auxiliary patriarchs militant Tomilson grand master of the roof grand Lodge of Maine and mrs. Lillian f. Matthews president of the Maine Rebekah Assembly honoured guest standing same order mrs. Ellen f. Washburn past president mistress of ceremonies Everett Mitchell grand High priest of the grand Encampment of Maine Brig. Gen. Newton Crowe of the patriarchs militant. Department of Maine and mrs. Evelyn m. Court also an honoured guest marshal of the Maine Rebekah Assembly. Citory on Page 2. Vol. 83, no. 271 York county s local news Dally since 1884 Biddeford Saco Maine monday november 20, 1967 associated press wire service 16 pages a a Price ten cents us paratrooper battalion \

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