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Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph (Newspaper) - February 1, 1968, Colorado Springs, Colorado
Today Unm Stock slaughtered by reds by Robert Tuckman Saigon apr us infantry and armoured units battled diehard communist forces in Saigon again today As the vie Cong and the North vietnamese pushed their biggest offensive of the Vietnam War up and Down South Vietnam for the third Day. As fighting continued to rage in South Vietnam s capital the communists rampaged through Otler key government cities and took control of important areas in some of them the situation appeared critical at Many Points. Gen William c Westmoreland commander of troops in Vietnam predicted the communists would follow the current drive with a still bigger Campaign against South vier Nam s two northernmost provinces Quang Tri and thua Thien where the malines Are on guard below the demilitarized zone county itself is first trash burning violator an Elpaso county department was caught a Black handed a so to speak thursday As the first violator of the county a newly enforceable burning ban which officially went into effect at Midnight wednesday. The Law prohibits burning of a any trash rubbish paper garbage household waste matter grass clippings leaves or other combustibles in an incinerator a except in an approved Multi chamber. Gas fired incinerator approved by the City county health thursday morning smoke was seen coming from an incinerator in the Elpaso county High Way department Complex at 16 w Permijo ave an employee in the office was asked where the approved incinerators could be obtained and replied he did not know he was then asked if that was the approved Type which is located behind the Highway department office a no a he replied a we can t Burn in those a meanwhile Black smoke cur led towards the sky from one of the unapproved incinerators. Another Highway department employee was asked the same questions and he too confirmed the incinerators which Are located in the Highway depart ment Complex Are not the a county people will have to get proved Type used to the trash burning ban roads and Bridges commis mid Fay sooner Rodger Fay when con there will be other occasions acted by the Gazette Tele where this will happen but no graph said the county is the fines will be levied immediate first known violator of the ban. By he continued. There will first a one of the labourers in be a cease and desist order is been owns to anyone had Start sued by the City county health de a fire in the old incinerator a apartment which is the enforce said Fay. My Agency the commissioner said the Sun i Hadnot issued a direct Peri rendent of the Road depart order for the removal of non ment has immediately ordered approved incinerators but it is the incinerator hauled away to being taken care of a concluded the dump and further said coun Fay. To trash would be hauled off in Keith Mcburney. Commission the usual manner by trash Hauer chairman said a i thought lers we called and reminded ail gov with 200,000 people in the turn to Page 4a, column 2> North koreans May be willing to talk no. 31,037 the year both a and hot dial 632-4641 Colorado Springs thursday february i 1968 10c daily 20c sunday six sections a 56 pages your Freedom in news newspaper a it a a a w. . My the True tent of in not the census nor the me of cities nor the Crown a no hut the kind of Man the country Turnn a Ralph Waldo Emerson his family killed while he led troops a South vietnamese military officer carries his dead child from his Homo. The officers family was executed by the Vici Cong during the night when Colorado Springs civilians in Saigon they overran his Home in a military compound in a Northern suburb of Saigon. He was out leading his troops in Saigon Street fighting. A wire photo the communists were paying a heavy Price in their current offensive Westmoreland said 5.800 enemy troops had been killed across the country More than the toll usually reported for two or three weeks of fight my Allied casualties also were High 555 killed including 232 americans and 1,698 wounded. 929 of them americans according to the command civilian casualties mounted turn to Page 4a, column 2 in by Jack Bell Nam and the Pueblo crisis armistice commission Washington a presi there was a hint the North to Munnom Korea Dent Johnson May have to reas reans May we Hng to discuss Kim was quoted As saying i c with american officials a that the . L. S. Troop commitments., w Noo Liiv sess pan Story from Washington today the United states is preparing to approach North Korea anew imperialists through the armistice commis rectum of the Navy intelligence have illegally brought the pub Sion in an attempt to negotiate in Vietnam and seek More ship and her 83 men. To Case to the United nations release of the ship and Crew. Money to beef up american a broadcast from Pyongyang although there is a precedent in Washington the state de forces in the korean area. North Korea quoted Kim to treatment of similar apartment declined comment on says Senate majority Leader Kwang Hyup Secretary of the cases a the korean military a whether this country would Mike Mansfield. Central committee of the North Mist ice commission is a pre make a second Effort at pan As Mansfield discussed the korean workers communist meditated intrigue for covering Munnom to Settle the crisis the possible increase in the . I party As saying there is a Prece up ii1 criminal act and mis North koreans a pumped a . Military punch in the Wake of Dent for dealing with such a fading world Public opinion demand a week ago at the Anni Viet Cong raids in South Viet Case before the korean military the new York times said in a turn to Pago 4a, column 1 Vail bandits take five hostages Vail Colo apis two gun Holdup hostage Chase episode in up along . 6, and All , who later was left men bungled a car theft and Colorado this week monday Able officers were pressed into handcuffed to a tree three Jani Holdup in this Rocky Mountain seven hostages were taken and the Hunt but the Carload of Cap tonal employees of the Vail Man resort town Early today then two were slightly wounded be Tives and captors had not been or hotel where the trouble Betook five hostages including fore the 250-mile Chase ended located by 8 30 a in. Most. Some Gan. And possibly another portly Vail police chief As they and the Abductor was captured four hours after the incident son taken during a Swap of cars fled toward Denver the near Denver 120 Miles of there were conflicting reports in the town of Silver Thorn just Colorado state patrol reported Herr business running too fast Johnson claims by Sterling f. Green weeks and a study of possible Trade surplus and to the level of a i urge business and labor to Washington apr presi new wage Price guideposts prices by the failure of Congress cooperate with the secretaries on the number and origin of the of Vail Jent Johnson called thursday in his annual economic re to act ast Wka Johnson said of i Abor and Commerce in Deal it was the second fouled up today roadblocks were set hostages. The patrol said the Driver of for a temporary no strike truce port. Johnson warned Congress an i added ing with this danger to our exp everyone tells a different the second car. A Maroon plym Between Industry and labor a the business Advance is Runny go a but a std not to ate to port Story Quot said Richard scuppers Outh was reported taken but tax increase a in the next few too fast for safety a a the nation Avo a More ser Ous prob the president also announced file rallies i rapport purim had by us weather a urn of station at Poto Rioa Field i Nixon declares he is in race for nomination Wrather forecasts pikes Peak Region generally fair a hot ugh Friday. Locally fusty wind thin afternoon Law tonight near 2 a. High Fri a it Nearia precipitation probability lean than live tier cent enough f riday. Colorado a one rally fair through Friday locally colder tonight warmer Al locally warmer went f riday Iowa i. In tonight 10-3d West 15-25 . Rem to open letter to uie citizens of is below Mou nuts. High Friday cd 55 a t. 3.1-45 West and Mountain. New York a Richard m. Nixon announced today in an Deputy chief of the patrol this was not definitely con the latest report from the firmed neither that person nor state patrol indicated the Host the three hotel employees were1 Ages were Vail police chief Ted identified immediately. Holmes managed to uproot the Small tree on Vail pass just least of Here and free himself. Temper Aure at Hasette Telegraph yesterday hourly today hourly Manitou Springs Man killed in Auto Accident relocation of Palmer statue seen in plan Tern nera to re i . 3 n m. 3 pm Arm j pm h no 7 pm Dun. I n in to n m. Ii . Mill my by maximum noon today minimum for noon today tem be rata re 51 i a in 50 2 Arn 40 3 a m 46 4 a m. 45 5 41 to a in i 7 a in. 37 a in 33 0 a in 34 to a in 32 11 a in 32 noon for 2a hour ended new Hampshire that he would be a candidate for the Republican presidential nomination. S2 the former vice president told 35 the people of that state a the killed wednesday night g choices we face Are larger than spectacular Accident a Manitou Springs Man was in a on the Northfield no. 5 Reservoir bids to be opened must choose quickly he said tvs if action is taken in the establishment of a Abinet com whether it wants to avoid a a Yfe next few weeks a Mittee on Price stability direct Verish Boom Quot leading to a a pos endorsed a voluntary mor 0 develop Means of fostering sible financial crisis and per a orium on strikes in major in Price an j wage stability. Among haps ultimately a recession a do syncs to keep american other devices the committee the expansion can be Moder Roods Avail Able and competitive wih try to draft a formula for a ,.in world markets and prevent voluntary restraint in wage and ated by prompt enactment Ofa a a a a a a a volume re a. Us us 1,1 "d8c Ltd a j further Balante of payments Price controls his pro Rosed to per cent tax sur it a charge to a High but healthy a a a a in ctn i in his own 11,000-word portion Musl Johnson a pm of Tho message the president by w. J. Mcglasson Gazette Telegraph staff writer production gain of $61 billion he a number of changes in the said. That would bring 1968 out cd St vowed anew 001 to Deva be flow of traffic including the up t0 a record $846 billion. Pm smile destruct be effects a relocation of the Monument of Gen William Palmer on Nevada Avea would be Neces a. Saryu if the 200 Block of Vej bids on construction of North a Oulder so is closed.,. On the Dollar. The . Commit our Trade surplus of strikes of men to main Aln a a an the three a 1_ done to interest rates to our Justnes n Aldan a ,b of strikes to in ounce is urn and Clear he said per in 24 hour Anderi St 5 any differences among Republic Southwest outskirts of Denver x cans or among democrats larg Tommy Lee Hicks. 36, 1064j or even than the differences be Deer path was killed when his fled no 5 Reservoir a key unit Manenty. A traffic study report tween the parties. The Are be car apparently went out of con in the Colorado Springs lower submitted to City manager 51 Pond politics. Strol sideswiped three cars and Home stake program will be George Fellows revealed today. Nixon said in his or slammed into another broadside 0i 0npd thursday feh 29 a Board of District cd declaration a peace arc before crumpling against a Light a n 1�?o a Al legislation for another county judge approved i s weather hire a data Peterson Field maximum for 24 not or ended at noon today minimum for 23 hour ended at noon today maximum a year ago minimum a year ago wind velocity at main wind direction at main West relative humidity at noon 21 per rent sea level pressure at noon 30.13 and falling Pri i pation for 34 hour ended at noon precipitation for current month Trace Normal precipitation for current Sun far a a pm the great decisions a president Hicks death raised Colorado a the $6 million plus project in three Day surveys made with proved by the Senate amp in a tomorrow 7 04 a m. Faces a during his 14 years in traffic fatality count to 20. Down valves construction of a dam die Tilock k closed As Well As observers considered co Hado temperatures Tum to Page a column 8 18 from this Date a Vear Aco. Turn to Page 4a. Column 1 under Normal circumstances foregone conclusion since Akron 53 27 grand jct. 44 21 Alameda 41 17 i Junta 5 Cheyenne 45 22 Lamar o2 a Deering department taxpayers lose in demand for seeing records Denver the Colorado by Ray Broussard adding a we will not be a party to raising its Price. The Dollar will continue to be kept As Good As or better than Gold a a asked speedy action by Congress to erase the requirement that the bulk of the Gold Stock remain Frozen As a currency Reserve. Freeing it for Sale to s3 41 43__ Craig 37 n Pueblo Crook 56 i Sedgwick Klemme 54 i Trinidad it Collin 52 24la has asked tile City to close Freedom in the world and peace pole. Cording to utilities director the Block to a a traffic to permit 53 and Progress Herat h me. Will six persons were injured in r00 expansion of Palmer High a depend on the decisions of the the sequence of crashes that bids will be received at the school to the North where the slate House wednesday a Telegraph staff writer maintain the $35 drice Johnson 2 next president of the United ended after Hicks southbound department of Public utilities District already owns one fourth proved final passage of Legisla a Denver _ and Hodes Fos said Wylli demonstrate us my or hair states. For these critical years car chromed off the other three 18 s. Nevada ave., until 2 of Square Block and plans lotion that would provide for an a Jess Al it us j readiness to meet its commit America needs new Leader cars in a half mile stretch North . On the announced Date acquire a second Quarter of the additional county judge in each. F1 p. Pm Nientsu ship of South Santa be drive and with formal bid opening to be m00 should Boulder St. Be of the counties of Elpaso and a j p. Laj ,.1- Ioffe counties that the Colorado sen Nixon told the voters that he Oxford Avenue in suburban held at 2 15 . In the Little 1cl>ed_ i i 0&Quot. A ate would Heln them by a it Enins Learned a the awesome nature of Sheridan. Theater at the City auditorium. N his report based upon. The Bill must now be a faces during his 14 years turn to Page 4a, column 8_ with the Block open. Don Smith i does no Toa a head of the City a traffic Engi is generally regarded As a local debate was continued Over listed a consideration. Thursday on the open re reiterated his Jan. I direct turn to Page 4a, column 7 this a Southeastern Colorado water it conservancy District floundered involve party lines and on Senate floor wednesday. 51 25 Oil 30 Albany Albuquerque Atlanta by Mark Boise Orta Tim Buffalo Chicago Cincinnati Cleveland Denver Des Moines Detroit Fairbanks fort Worth i Helena a Honolulu Indianapolis Jacksonville Juneau Kansas City to Angeles die weather elsewhere High do High Low bachelors get help in Kitchen number of changes which would Elpaso county already has cords Bill one of its chief Spon Gainesville. Fla. Af1 a Perqua. N y., and Dave flapper in the beginning. Asch added lie required to handle the traffic provided for the extra county visors said that the Bill does t in-6362 wanted girl Cook and part 23 Miami ran an and in the Quot i was looking for a Good Cook flow particularly on Nevada judge by including his salary in to be governmental entities to 47 Milwaukee 42 4 j u _ u. Abs. Campus newspaper for a Gul to Dave was looking for a pretty ave if Boulder St. Is shut off the fiscal 1968 budget approved which come under the Juns Dic a a a Al. Cook their meals. They prompt girl while i interviewed the to traffic for the one Block in by the county commissioners Tion of District courts such As for the girls Dave just sat and stared solved. Additional office space in the the conservancy District in a it looks like it will last. Dave Smith s report made no rec proposed new county courthouse Pueblo. 41 23 Memphis 5 32 Miami to it i mils St p it 34 new Orleans u. 34 33 new York 47 33 Lute doll with fantastic dispose la ont in. Annir Ati Nrec 43 3 Okia. City 64 57r in got a applications it to Omaha. 4i 32 Tion and cheerleader smile. J0b i 44 Philadelphia 47 33 66 38 47 m Phoenix 36 2 Pittsburgh 45 39 Portland me 35 21 3 35 portly do or 44 41 % Ai free meals but no pay. They chose Sara Leigh Wake made some passes at first but commendations but merely is also being planned for a -15 -42 rapid City 71 61 Richmond 33 la St Louis 79 64 Salt Lake 45 45 san Diego to 54 san fran. -2 to Seattle 60 49 Tampa 63 50 Washington to 50 Winnipeg i the think you would get an ans afield 21-year-old education a was rebuffed. Now he keeps his stated the changes which would cording to Elpaso county com Jor. They chose her because seat at the be required. In i s s i o n e r chairman Keith they liked the Way she walked i the final decision was Tough next step in the procedure j Mcburney. A she sort of knocked us out a Asch said a but we chose Leigh will be a joint meeting of the the state House had a Asch said. A a she a a dream and when we saw her walk Down the District la school Board with the proved the measure on second turn to Page 4a, column 7 i turn to Page 4a, column 4 turn to Page 4a column 3 a Jim or to an and like that to o Bach i Elor medical students at University of Florida did. % 72 fed up with their own Cook j7 ing Harry Asch 24, of Massa a tremendous Cook a that apparently killed any Hopes that the conservancy District would be forced by the open of records Bill to allow unqualified Access to its financial records denied last year to turn to Page 4a, column 4 amusement. 11a astrological forecast 5-a business financial 8-9-a classified. 4-8-e comics. 2-e Date line. 3-a dear Abby. 5-b editorial. 10-a Garden a farm new 6-7-c Heloise. 7-b local news. 11 news briefs. 4-a radio a to logs. 11-a society. 3-7-� sports. 2-5-c vital statistics9-a weather map. 4-a
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