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Cherokee Courier (Newspaper) - March 7, 1969, Cherokee, Iowa An a news spi it Al a new dispute Over whether the military tries to indoctrinate civilians to influence i pol in appears Likely a Quot the Senate foreign relations t Ommittee adds excerpts from officers speeches to the rec Ord of its nuclear treaty hearings. Apollo 9 the Apollo 9 astronauts face their most dangerous Man Euver a a rendezvous Between the command ship and the fragile lunar module. The Apollo 9 Mission becomes a life or Dea prop Osith n for two of tie astronaut St rendezvous with the command s in or Peris. Vii Nav sic re tar of defer t Melvin r. Laird be ins his assessment of the Viet Ong offensive. A lies bases As d a provincial i a ital Are sue lied but Saigon is spared. National Strhan Bishara Strhan says he s a not sorry but not proud of having killed men Robert f. Kennedy. Washington Black capitalism has taken or a new form As Well As a new name under the Nixon adminis nation. The nuclear treaty meets Sharp criticism As it finally reaches the Senate floor accompanied by a demand for immediate big Power disarmament talks. President Nixon has Beer dealt the first legislative setback of his administration with a House committee s refusal to prefigure the National debt Ceil in Asne requested. International israeli police blow up Small buildings owned by two tabs in old Jem Salem after arms arc found in them Laird assesses pc offensive in Viet accidents Here four accidents on City streets have been investigated by police tie first occurred a la a no. Wednesday when a parked pickup truck was struck by an unknown vehicle. The truck belonging to Walter Turnquist Cherokee was parked on North fourth Street it was damaged on the right Side. Fax pensive damage was done to a parked car owned by r. D. Hama c Cherokee at 11 20 . Thursday. The Hahn vehicle was parked in the Bushlow implement parking lot when a truck driven by Harold hoops 51, Galva backed into the Auto. The entire front of the Malin car was damaged. Two vehicles were damaged in an Accident at i 05 . I Kin Day on North second Street a car driven by Josephine Eischen 48, Cherokee was stopped in the line of Tiffit to make a turn when Hei t a w is struck from the real by a car driven by Carol Berkler 32, Cherokee. The Berkler vehicle was South bound when tie Accident occurred. There was extensive damage to both cars. At 730 i riday a car driven by Cathy Timmerman 29, Cherokee drove from a parallel parking space on West Cherry into the path of a car driven by Douglas Rauhauser 18, Larrabee. Both vehicles had minor damage. 24 hrs. Away from Miner Lark i Tah apr Rescue workers said today they were at least 24 hours away from reaching Williamea Jones the Miner trapped underground since saturday. Jones strengthened by water and Light food helped direct rescuers thursday. A collapse of tons of Rock and mud in the Lead Zinc mine trapped Jones in a Small Deaden Tunnel. By George Esper associated press writer Saigon apr defense Secretary Melvin Laird began his assessment of the Viet Cong offensive in an All Day round of conferences with officials in Vietnam. Inird met All morning with ambassador Ellsworth Bunker and Gen. Creighton Vav Abrams the top i a commander at Abrams Headquarters. The conference continued after lunch. Tie officials were said to have discussed what response the c command would make if the Viet Cong continued rocket and mortar attacks on Saigon and other major cities. Laird warned on his arrival at Midnight thursday that Quot if these attacks continue unabated an appropriate response will be pressed by newsmen As to what such a response might be and if it might include resumption of Trie bombing of North Vietnam Laird said that was not the time or place to go into details. The Viet Ong s Spring offensive was in its 13th Day today and Allied spokesmen reported 30 military bases shelled during the night and a mortar attack or. A provincial capital in the Central Highlands. Saigon was spared. and South vietnamese troops reported 217 of the enemy killed in ground and air operations thursday. As i Aird conferred vice president Nguyen Tao by returned from the Paris peace talks and said he believes retaliation for the enemy rocket attacks on Saigon would be asked if this included bombing North Vietnam by replied targets of the enemy gunners thursday night included the . 9th infantry division head. Quarters at Mijong Tam 35 Miles Southwest of Saigon the 1st infantry division Headquarters 30 Miles Northwest of Saigon a a Marine air Field near Danang and the Central Highlands town of Dalat in Miles Northeast of Saigon. The a command said Quot Over All casualties and damage were reported As More than half a dozen helicopters of the 9th division were sprayed with shrapnel and damaged reports from Dong Tam said fourteen americans were wounded there and rockets also slammed into a a Navy Dock causing Light casualties Anc Light damage aboard a Lander ship. It Dalat a resort City As Well As a South vietnamese army training Center rockets and mortars struck a government administration building killing one child and wounding seven civilians. A Headquarters said a number of outposts near populated areas were also shelled causing Quot a few civilian in one of the ground actions reported infantrymen from to Etc i a 25th division sweeping attack corridors 43 Miles Northwest of Saigon ran into enemy troops firing Small arms and machine guns. Fighting continued for several hours but the met Cong fled after heavy bombardment by american artillery and Rightor bombers. A Headquarters reported 51 of the enemy killed while one american was killed and one was wounded. In the coastal lowlands Soull of Danang South vietnamese troops reported killing 42 enemy soldiers in another clash. Government losses were put at two killed and seven wounded. A b52s launched their heaviest strikes in a week at Points West Northwest Northeast am East of Saigon. About 60 of the Stratfor tresses dropped 1,800 tons of explosives. A new enemy threat appeared to be developing in hic Central Highlands West of Kontny. A Headquarters said troops of the a 4th infantry division and More than 20 american bombers and helicopter gunships beat off an attack by 400 North \ vietnamese thursday poke my n said 89 enemy troops were killed in the 11-hour Battle while there were no american casualties. He said when the american infantrymen were hit they 0 ii Al filled Back to let bombers j i in to i the charging enemy troops. The fight took place 26 mile1 West of Korntum City and to Miles from the cambodian Border. Gregory to speak at West mar i i m ars Dick Gregory leptin or writer actor and comedian will speak at the Wost Nur ollege Rhy Sical education t enter at k . Sunday March i it under Hie sponsorship of Hie practical political i a Phasis Ommittee on Hie associated students of West mar ollege. \ question and answer period moderated by a we St mar student is to follow Gregory a address. His appearance on hic West mar Campus is to conclude Wiki offer hour in the new commons at to . The Public is invited to hear Gregory. There will be no admission charge. Richard Gaumer senior from Inwood is chairman of Hie practical political emphasise commit the i standing committee of the Salt. Gaumer said Quot tie committee Hopes a great Deal can be Learned from hearing and examining Gregory s ideas. We Hope Hie re Are enough Broad minded people in this area to listen to Gregory s ideas and to Analy be them without becoming infuriated. We want Hie ii eople in this area to come to hear what Gregory has to say and believe that his appearance at West mar will Wake us up making us realize that Many problems exist in our eskimos on Cherokee s West Cherry a Cherokee s went tie cry eskimos Aru out in Force these Days attn All. How Many wilful s lists it Bott Silken we had enough Snow to produce Profili a of Quot abominable snowmen and built Arete like igloos Quot now unit Hie Quot Winter of the big snows theft now is with us. The ice St we can do is smile ugh Liui the younger set likes it out at 723 West Cherry the children of i and mrs Eugene Johnson not Only Lisik like eskimos they re almost living like it in the daytime that is Kathy Johnson. To. Is seated in front of doorway to High it in Hack Yard on right is her 12-year-old brother Michael. Perched atop the Igloo with family dog a a Qweenie a is Jeffrey 7. Staff photo it i pm Hee sit ii ii slimes every evening except sunday offi Cio county and City daily the Tow m us Afulei v eighth tear Cherokee logo Friday March 7, 1969 of i or i in nuff Timet Cherokee chief Cherokee Derno rat a Nett journal vol. 41 number 141 w Ashington choral concert on mar. 13 Washington High school voices will Rise in song on thursday March is. That s the Date of the vocal music choral concert at the auditorium the program will mgt Gin at 8 . Gary Leatherman vocal music director said program seun til us will tinge from patriotic and spirituals to the vocal concert will in from 45 minutes to in hour in length rehearsals Leatherman said student members have Bein in rehear Sal for at iut a month and bi1 Hopes that parents and the general Jyh Julie will sustain a Tho Strong the concert will have an informal and casual flair. Admission will by charged. Leatherman said another c i it. Mineor a a rated into a Washington variety show is planned Fop sometime in May i Weatherman said Hie recent siege of flu and inclement Winter weather have hindered some of the plans for next we k s concert but lie holies the pcs Gram will in an entertaining one for the Public. Discusses foreign policy president Richard Nixon gestures As lie discussed foreign policy at a White House news conference in which he resided his reactions to visit to european capitals. A wire photo water pollution fund slash near my Mark Brown is so lated press writer i s Moines a faced wit a spending Cut in toe next two veers the slate water pollution Octroi no Mission May Nave to reduce its a a surveillance of Iowa water qual ref weather Iowa t Loudy and colder with Chance of occasional Snow i i Dav night Low temperatures 15 to 2d North 20 to 25 South. Partly Cloudy to Cloudy and colder saturday. Friday maximum 38 i or 24 hours preceding 8 a. In j minimum 21 l or 24 hours preceding 8 heading 21 at 8 . Precipitation i or 24 hour period Trace Ity a commission member said i riday. Quot if there is pollution in oui Tipper Rivers one reason we. We Don know about it is because we Don t have enough. Staff to find it a said let or l. Morris of Iowa try. A your staff is very inadequate he said. Quot at this a print we re just plugging the holes in the endangered by the proposed budget Cut is the commission s program of a surveillance a faking and analysing samples of water from lakes streams and Rivers near potential sources of pollution. The commission s staff work is performed almost exclusively by the environmental engineering division of the hate department of health. Gov. Robert a Ray has programmed Trie division for a cutback of $34,000 Dir ring the coming biennium a from $537,000 during Hie current two year period to $503,000. Gas company increase by in in or i hem Jim x Ziegenbusch division manager of Iowa electric Light a Power i Orn Pany announced today that its pipeline supplier of natural Gas North Kern natural As company Lias increased Hie wholesale Price of Gas effective feb. To. Tire new rate schedule is still below rates charged in i960. Reason for Hie local increase is an approximate 9.1 percent raise in Gas prices by Northern natural Gas co., supplier of ill pc. Other towns i he rate increase will apply to All towns served by his company including Alta storm Lake Sioux rapids Linn Rove Peterson Rembrandt Albert Ity and Marathon. Northern natural raised its rate i cd. To contingent on approval from the Federal Power com Mission. If Hie i it should disallow All or any portion of North Kern naturals Field increase Iowa electric shall promptly refund Hie amounts so disallowed Quot commented Duane Arnold president of Lelit o in a letter to ail the City and town count is involved a Mot in of inc Rease i lie increase in Gas rates a mounts to about 0.58 cents per Hundred cubic feet used. It will become effective with meter readings March to. Ziegenbusch said the new rate would Cost tile Avei age borne heating customer in Cherokee about $10 More per year and a commercial customer Aix nit $20 More. Mirin is Man i mra Iii Quot i it Thrall t Ile Iowa c Oun Cli of the International Reading association will hold two sectional meetings in March which will be of interest to Many educators. Joe Rosener Marcus Community schools and Florence Huffman Northwestern c ollege will appear i the program at Atlantic mar 29. Reading materials will be on display mar. 28 at Hie Atlantic meeting from 7 8 30 . Or. A. Sterl Artley will speak at the general session in Hie High school auditorium at 9 30 . Mar. 29. He is a professor of education at the University of Missouri. In addition to association members classroom teachers administrators College students faculty members and other interested persons Are invited to attend. Rescue squad met March 3 Meriden Twenty eight members of the it Cherokee c county emergency and Rescue squad met March 3 with the Meriden fire department. The meeting was conducted by Deputy sheriff Wayne Witcombe. A discussion relating to the possible flood was yield. A request was made for two members from each department to assist at the Redcross station. Safety measures to be used were also mentioned. Guest speaker was Highway patrolman Jim Bonnstetter Spencer. He spoke to the group on safety control relating Points of safety and safety equipment. Slides on defensive driving were shown. I tie next meeting will be april 14 with the Quimby department. The scr a Mukk select wort meaning the opposite of the words above the tipi ares. Arranging the letters in the two words to form a new word which Means to Hove pleasure in doing something sadness Hin Der i i i i i i i i i i i in the sgt a Mulick word is mum answer to previous a a rambler was Iii opposite of a a in army serf we Hie opposite of a fur Mai Quot the scrambler wort a Farmers ten Aco opening saturday Ogren Texaco service cation will have it Quot red ribbon opening at 9 30 saturday morning the station is at second and Bluff. The Hamber of i Commerce is sponsoring the opening. Mcdivitt Schweickart Start space rendezvous in module stunned a p i Illina Shan Pauling sits on the floor stunned ofter being struck during action under a Kin in District tourney action against Kingsley Pierson. Paullina plays Dunlo Hen tonight in class a District final. For details see sports. Staff photo by Howard Ben Lek i a aerospace writer space enter to. Stein apr astronauts James a. Mcdivitt and Russelll Schweickart separated the ii fragile lunar module from the Apollo 9 command ship today starting a space rendezvous Man Euver vital to America s Moor Landing plans. After a Brief hangup the two vehicles broke their Loci 14� Miles above the Atlantic treat at 7 40 . Est air i one col. David r. Scott was left alone in the command module. They were not to link up again until mid afternoon after Mcdivitt and Schweickart Al the lunar module or Lem 112 Miles away arid then track Down Scott in a celestial game of tag. As Scott pulled an Arrow like Docking probe out of the nose of the Lem he reported but lie almost immediately reported that the probe was Hung up on something in Hie Docking Tunnel. A we seem to be hanging on something a he reported. A i m going to tack up a act Mitt asked Mission control Center if Quot you have any suggestions a about that time Scott jiggled the probe out and told the Lem pilots a Okay you re free. You re

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