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Bonham Daily Favorite (Newspaper) - November 20, 1967, Bonham, Texas A a or. A 4 i weather Bonham and Vicinity a Cloudy with 20 per con i Chance of rain through tuesday. Cooler. Tuesday. Low near 50, High in lower 60s. A % ton Yim microfilm servies a 0. Dot 0066 comp Dallas Texas 75205 la Ltd wire United Pross International established 1892 our 76th yeat Bonham Texas monday november 20, 1967 Ufa Wir photo a number 75 ends u b p 9 j r Juip four . Jets lost in it a by Bob Cantrell foot Bill l fans got a look at one More phase of the extra Curruri Cular activities in Bonham High Brool Friday night during Hulf time program. They be seen the band at the nine previous games this season but it was die first time 1 a Romh invt mrs of the High school had appeared on the foot by Piti Iuni. There were approximately 150 boys and girls who joined the band Friday Yghi in presenting Quot god bless America Quot As the closing number on the half time show. When th0 choir and band had completed their presentation the Bonham fun gave them a helpless victims of War a Little standing ovation for a Job Well Chi Dron huddle around a wounded Viet mrs. Nell marketer has and is Tamoso woman her face and arms blood doing a Fine Job with the choirs of Quot of stretched across Tho Lap of and Tommy Neugent is Tho new a a director of the Bonghi band ind its inking and sounding Sharp it was too bad the cold North wind had to be blowing Friday night but the fans were Well pleased with what they saw and heard. A it her daughter in a Village near Quang Tri South Vietnam. Tho Little girl cries out for Holp. Up radio photo Bob Rattan who is employed at the a Center handed As the bark oif of a Book of matches saturday bearing the picture of the statue of Liberty and this notation Quot statue of Liberty new York the people of France presented the statue to the United Stales in 1kx4 it is 151 feel High weighs 45 .000 pounds and is made of Copper a a cited for Beauty attractive Post office brings Honor to Bonham people of the Bonham area will Nave an Opp Unity tuesday afternoon of joining with one of its important Erv ice a agencies in accepting an unusual Hono a citation of Merit will be presented to the Quot comma one feminine football fan a who works a remarked saturday Quot in a just getting too cot Low picking old to attend a football game Friday night and then work saturday a if she go unnamed the Brief ceremony will be held at 2 30 of Ock at the Post a slice and j. Allen Dupret As Sostant to the director Dallas Region of the Post office depart ment will come Here to rep a credits memo Reese and Gene resent postmaster Gener h be puck of the Post staff .�1 Lawrence f o Brien in Mak with Kecy no the grounds constantly a manicured Quot to Mainland a that they Are proud of the Job that has been done Here and arc saying Quot Wel. Done a through the nation. Postmaster Lowell Shuler 360 commies killed in fight Bon Ain the att activeness in saturday has been designated As another work Day at Porter cemetery in the Western part of Fannin county. Mrs Hugh Hunter of Whitewright has announced. Everyone with an interest in the cemetery is invited to come and help continue the clean up of the cemetery. The first work Day was held during the summer and a Good Start was made toward cleaning up the cemetery one of the oldest in the county tra Clavenes in landscaping and. Superior atm m a very Rigi care of the Post office grounds inspection by Postai official. Returns to states it it if Bonham and us postal my the presentation employees for maintaining a it Means that the place of unusual Beauty and at Ham postal facility has received j scaling that is typical of the in Post Center since its Complete remodelling and renovation a few months Back. In announcing the time of the awards ceremony Dupree a 5 emphasized the citation goes to he it omm unit of Bonnam and its postal employees Quot Onith ise communities win. Have made a concerted Effort to improve the appearance of the Post offices Are recipients of the auard Dupree pointed out. The citation is presented for outstanding cooperation in Billy Stoddard in san Diego base Don t forget the foot Bill banquet for the purple warriors which will be held at Tho Sam Rayburn armory the night of dec 5 Jerry Moore former purple Warrior who later starred with the Baylor bears in the South West conference will be the speaker. Jerry is now an assistant conch at sum. Lance Corporal Billy Ray j where he had been hospitalized Stoddard l s Marine. Son of since being wounded by Shrap or and mis 1.1 cd p s Goddard. Nel m the right Arm and leg president j a in Sony a natural Bonham route 1 is now Ait the sept 23. Naval Hospital. San Dieg or and mrs. Stoddard talked Calif., his parents have been and 1 with their son sunday night and Vised 1 he told them he might have to he arrived at the Hospital i undergo surgery on his Arm to thursday by medic a an i a regain the use of lh0 member caution plane from Japan his parents said Cpl. Stoddard i Beauty program and is a Means a if of gazing those postal facilities Nerc Pride has been exhibited in maintenance and us re. British officer 1 escapes chinese livestock shed is lengthened a the livestock Pavilion is 25 feet longer than it was for the 1m7 Fannin county fair Joe Stinson has completed the 25 a foot addition t the building that had been planned As the original building a was completed the foundation for the Addi ton were poured some ago Hong Kong i a a in Tisi police inspect r i inapt a 36 Davs ago by a mob of clan so communists escaped a Day my fumed 25 mles he eng Kon in an Ali mgr flight he told newsmen. Inspector Frank Knight. 37. Slid he escaped a t a Monist chinese military Hostel swam two Rivers crossed Evet d bathed wire Fence and Burr Guileb and crawled through a filthy d am pipe. He appealed in Good physical condition at a news conference though his eyes Wero bloodshot. Knight said he was treated weeks very Well by his captors and was Given plenty of food. I funded Good and was a Optimist v for Complete recovery i or and mrs. Stoddard a Aid they might visit their son if he a did not get to come Home for Thi Christmas holidays ii d w Arden. Ram my us commanding office of Hospital said in the Telegram advising the. Stoddard of their it Oil a a rival with Hospital his present condition is a Lac tors please be assured r he will receive the Best medical t a a available and in stuff shares in your Hope for his speedy recovery Quot mail should be addressed to i a Billy Ray Stoddard. Us my. 224-63 92. Wire of 26-ib. Naval Hospital san Diego Calif. 92131. Light showers Are forecast Cudy skies and a 20 be cent chant t of rain Are in the fore i ast for the Bonham area Thi Ign tuesday 7he forecast Calls for slight a. A ii temperatures tuesday with Little change m readings night town evacuated chlorine Gas is threat to area Newton Ala. Up a this Small Alabama town remained deserted today while firemen struggled to douse a raging freight train fire and get close enough to drag away a potentially explosive Carload of deadly chlorine. About 3.u0q residents of a three Square mile Are a round Newton were evacuated late saturday night after 51 cars of a 110-cur Seaboard coast line train derailed at a trestle Over the Chocktaw Auchee Kiver. Several tanks cars contained anhydrous ammonia caught fire threat eng to explode the Tanker full of chlorine and oif u Chain Blust among other Jankers containing butane and propane Jins fumes from the ammonia overcame at least five persons but they were nut seriously Hurt. Soldiers from nearby it. Rucker and firemen donned Gas masks to fight the Furu along the track authorities hoped to Battle through the file and reach the chlorine tank set it Back on the tracks and pull the deadly Gas away from uie fire. But Thiis morning the flames still kept workers away. Quot it s very difficult to Light Quot said a spokesman at it. Rucker Quot it s a slow tedious Nasty process. The townspeople cannot return to i Tow Homes it oficial it it said until the Colurso Tanker is removed Seaboard officials called the Quot critical a Britain Egypt new relations by United press internat Hal Anta n and pkg it i get jeep died to resume diplomatic relations today Healing one breach in the Middle Hast t Risis in separate announcements sunday London and c a ii said that they t. Would Exchange diplomatic missions Quot very shortly. Relations were broken Pec. 17 lh>5 by i Gupt in protest Over Britain s failure to Bung Down the rebel White rhodesian regime of Premier Jan Smith. Credited with influencing the Leanpro schement were Britain a decision to withdraw l an Adan by the end of Tonij month and Egypt s withdrawal of its own Fortes from Yemen in the United nations British ambassador Ltd Cara Uii mus tried support for by nun s Middle fast peace plan calling for israeli withdrawal from Ahab torn tory and in end to the a lab state of belligerency toward Jisael Tho Pup Osul. Said to enjoy Quot grow the support/1 was to be discussed in me u n. Sci duty Council later today second session l Ojo Linin agon up a the so cond session of the anti Amer ii in a International War crimes tribunal Quot was so he Dultz a to open at nearby Rosmilde today Saigon up a Allied forces killed 360 communists and captured a Peak in the Central Highlands near embattled Dak to a diary spokesmen said today. . Spokesmen reported four american jets lost in raids against North Vietnam a Hanoi Haiphong area and two downed Over South Vietnam. . Strike planes and artillery first softened up the North vietnamese bunkers atop Hill 1410, nine Miles North of the Allied bastion at Dak to. Then South vietnamese troops and . Advisers charged up the Steep slopes and smashed through the communist lines to the Summit after an All Day Battle sunday spokesmen said. Fierce Fig tit it raised to almost 1.300 the number of communists slain in their is Day old attempt to seize Dak to and a strategic foothold in the Highlands 280 Miles North of Saigon. Communist fire still proved so fierce in the area that eight . Helicopters were shot Down sunday and today. Elsewhere in South Vietnam two . Strike planes were shot own sunday spokesmen said. They said four planes were lost burglars Peel Safe in Leonard lumber Yard burglars peeled the Bottom off the Safe in the Home lumber coat Leonard saturday night and made off with $62.81. Sheriff Dudley Jackson reported monday morning. The burglary was reported to the sheriffs office sunday morn Irig by Jack Barbee manager of the lumber Yard. Sheriff Jackson and Deputy h. R. Van Zandt made the in a estimation. Officers said the burglars entered the building by cutting through the Sheet Iron door pried open the office door and rolled the Safe into a store room where they peeled the Bottom off the Safe. During sunday s strikes against North Vietnam in which the jets nit a key Bridge inside Haiphong and a Large Concrete factory and Bage building it Yard in Hanoi s suburbs. The Hanoi targets were hit for the first time. Eight fliers were reported wiped or missing in the six downed . Planes. One member of a two Man Crew of an air Force f4c phantom downed near Dak to was rescued spokesmen said. The losses raised to 757 the number of . Aircraft lost Over North Vietnam including eight helicopters. Ten planes were lest Over the communist nation the past four Days. Losses Over South Vietnam now total 215 air planes. In the Dak to Battle . Spokesmen reported american troops found 66 More communists after other Hill fights near the bastion today. It marked one of the North vietnamese a bloodiest defeats in their push by what . Intelligence officers estimate As 10.000 men to seize Dak to. American troops have reported killing at least $70 North vietnamese in the Jungle Campaign near the cambodian and lacs Borders. Thwart drive casualties stood at 197 men wiped and 750 wounded spokesmen said. About 15.000 americans have moved into the rolling Bamboo Hills to thwart the North vietnamese drive. Unofficial reports said 32 South vietnamese were killed and 153 wounded in reaching the Summit of Hill 1416. Up correspondent Thomas Cheatham reported three companies of american paratroopers sunday pushed up Hill 88 near Dak to to probe another North vietnamese Strong Post the outnumbered americans were stalled on the upper slopes 6y sheets of machine gun and Rifle fire. Military spokesmen in Saigon said 40 men of the 173rd airborne brigade Force were killed and 42 wounded in the tight. Government spokesmen said Romney opposes end of bombing Washington up a gov. George Romney said today he was against cessation of . Bombing of North Vietnam unless there was reason to believe it would Lead to Quot a worthwhile result such As Steps to neutralize Southeast Asia. The Michigan Republican starting his quest for the Republican presidential nomination As the first major announced candidate was in Washington for briefings in preparation for an overseas trip including a Stop in Vietnam. In a television interview Quot today Quot a Abc Romney said he was studying the merits of proposals to Quot defuse the old indo China Region. Romney said such a plan would require agreement among nations of the world to take the area out of the East West struggle. He said he thought there was some Hope for this because a the International Community is More and More concerned that the vietnamese conflict could escalate into world War Iii. Carbon monoxide three persons die in Swank Motel Akron Ohio up a lights beckoned honeymooners trave ius and convention delegates to the Plush Yankee Clipper inn. Death came unannounced. Odourless Carbon monoxide fumes crept into Bruce and Joan Plagmann a room killing him and leaving her unconscious on the first night of their marriage. Two Sisters Mary and Betty Bishop of Elyria Ohio woo were taking a weekend Holiday Dick Oas they slept. Only Quick action by police prevented Otner deaths As the fumes emanating from a defective swimming Pool Heater seeped into 100 rooms of the 200-unit Structure Early sunday. 1�?~ilty-Beven hospitalized of the 57 victims taken to hospitals four remained today officers also reported they i South vietnamese troops cup discount rate is hiked by Federal Reserve were holding two suspects in the theft of Oil wire and other items from the barn of com missioners precinct 1 at Hctor they also reported the theft of a Quantity of cigarettes from the a. J. Stephens grocery at Ivanhoe. Tured 73 one Man weapons and 23 Crew served weapons including an antiaircraft gun on the cos atop 1116. spokesmen said the gun had been hiking a toll of the helicopters aiding the operation Macarthur attack against the communists. Pound evaluated Wilson stakes future on action London up British Pron minister Harold Wilson today stake Ltd his government on forcing parliament to Swallow a massive dose of Money devaluation and austerity to save Britain from bankruptcy w list n was expected to win a vote of Confidence at the end of a Thiee Day debate ill the House of commons Over his cutting the value of the Pound Sterling from $2 80 to $2 40 hit debate was being opened with w list n making a major speech inter today. The opposition conservative party is bitterly opposed to the devaluation. They blamed it on w 11 s o tvs socialism "disas-Tious,1 said lid Ward Heath conservative Leader but conservatives Lack the Voles to Tumble Wilson. Left wingers and others in Wilson last r party opposed saturday s announcement of devaluation Sneir labor Union backers and others faced a Long hard Winter of night prices but others were n it expected to rebel. Such a split during the great depression shattered the labor party in fj31 for a decade Wilson was counting on this and the traditional British stiff upper lip to tide him Ovet the Pound crisis and give him tune to usher in some Prosperity before us nt>1 general election m hts a or 1971, sir Winston Churchill offered blood sweat and tears in laziness or Sel seeking any who frustrate the work of others but unit Wal strikes will imperil the right of All our people to work the right to work not Only for themselves but for the Nai. No sited Wilson. Wildcat strikes crippled much British Export Trade recently. It was the fact that Britain was importing too much and exporting too Little that ate up British Money reserves Cut into world Confidence in the Pound and brought on the devaluation. Wilson designed his order to lower puce tags on British rallying britons in world War exp url products and thereby 11, Wilson in a Nadanyi j give be nation an in the Black balance of Trade. Experts said a la of of bread would go up one or two cents from 5 cents. A quart of Midi was expected to Rise from a dime to 11 or 12 cents. A gallon of gasoline was expected to Rise to 70 cents from 67 cents. Meat and butter prices were predicted to Rise. The Cost of All imported goods would Rise television and radio speech sunday made a similar plea to conquer the economic Dau Geis threatening Britain. This is a proud nation. We have the Chance now to break out from tiie Strait jacket on these past years. Quot we re on our own now Al Means putting Britain first. Quot any who Faus Thi Urigh Washington up a the . Government had us defences ready today to guard the stability of the Dollar from the pressures generated by Britain s devaluation of the Pound Sterling. The Federal Reserve Board raised its discount rate sunday from 4 to 4.5 per cent to prevent a massive outflow of fund from new York to London. The discount rate is the rate of interest Banks have to pay when they borrow from the Central Bank. An increase in the discount rate usuary Means increases in Otner interests rates. So while the fed s move May keep Quot hot Money Quot in the United states it could also result in higher borrowing costs for . Consumers and businessmen. Meantime moving to Calm financial markets everywhere Treasury Secretary Henry h. Fowler said the United states stood a firmly committed Quot to joining with other countries in maintaining a sound world monetary system. Fowler noted that Quot an overwhelming majority of major countries had not been panicked into Matching the big tin move with devaluations of their own he reaffirmed the us. Commitment to keep buying and Selling Gold at the existing Price of $35 an ounce. President Johnson made the same statement. Which Means no do value non of the Dollar shortly after Britain devalued sat Duy. Fowler said that events of the weekend had demonstrated Quot the spirit of monetary cooperation Quot cheated in the free wot id since Weald War a along with two Deputy sheriffs who became ill while adm foia Tenn Mouth to Mouth resuscitation. One of the patients was 21 year old Joan Plagman. She and Bruce 22, were married saturday morning in Cleveland then held a breakfast and a Small reception for friends and neighbors. Plagman had been discharged from the army a week ago. Marine Cpl. Robert Heidinger 20, and his Bride sue 20, also had been married saturday morning in Cleveland and then drove to the inn. Police awakened them sunday and ordered them to open windows. Quot i went to the window but could t figure out How to open it Quot mrs. Heidinger said. Quot the next thing i knew i fell one was released from the Hospital after oxygen treatment. The Hei smgers checked out of the inn. Police chief Wallace Boers of nearby Boston Heights ordered the rooms evacuated and police and Motel employees began knocking Ltd doors finding three dead some unconscious and others ill. Ton favored by republicans Princeton . Up Richard m. Nixon is a Hervy favorite among republicans for the gop presidential nomination far out distancing i nearest competitor gov. Nelson a. Rockefeller of new York according to Tho latest Gallup poll. It the poll released sunday also showed that dissident democrats and independents also favor Nixon but by much smaller margins Over Rockefeller among republicans 42 per cent favored Nixon to 15 per cent for Rockefeller almost j-to-1. Fourteen per. Cent picked gov. George Romney 0f Michigan. The poll showed Romney failed to recover the support he lost following his Quot brain washed a statement about his visit to Vietnam of the Otner seven gop prominent considered gov. Ronald Reagan of California had 13 per cent sen. Charles Percy of Illinois 5 per cent and mayor John v. Lindsay of new Yolk and sen. Mark Hatfield of Oregon 3 per cent each few per cent were undecided Tennessee s capital City a it of Nashville was founded in 177d by a band of pioneers. Or

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