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Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph (Newspaper) - February 2, 1968, Colorado Springs, Colorado Today a Mem. Stocks a it will he a fwd Day for toddy when sentimentalist Are encouraged to tugged All the measures that shall be taken for the betterment of the race a Woodrow Wilson Colorado Gazette no. 31,038�?96th y Par both a and hot dial 632-4641 Colorado Springs Friday february 2, 1968 10c daily 20c sunday four sections 36 pages reds hold most streets Savage Battles continue in ancient Viet capital claim Victory by John Lengel South vietnamese troops hold a a a a we a a mum a j by John Lengel Hue. Vietnam apr four battalions of communist troops control most of the streets of Hue. Vietnam a ancient Imperial capital. They Are resisting Allied forces with machine guns mortars and rockets. The enemy fire was so intense today that two helicopters attempting to run the Gauntlet to collect wounded were shot Down Over the City. . Marines and infantrymen and South vietnamese troops Are battling More to maintain their positions than to oust the enemy. The Viet Cong North vietnamese Force deployed through the City holds a major part of the old walled Citadel formerly the seat of Kings but now a pile of ruins and the Headquarters of the South vietnamese army a 1st infantry division South vietnamese troops hold a Small part of the Citadel the americans Are fighting from a half Block Square compound that houses . Advisory Headquarters the City is now in its fourth Day of virtual siege. Refugees have poured in swelling the Normal 40.000 population enormously. Civilian casualties Are believed to be extremely High. The allies also control the Bridge across the perfume River that joins the City. The communists burst upon Hue four Days ago. And both the province chief. It. A cd. Tham Van Khoa and a senior american civilian adviser for pacification May be in enemy hands americans at this compound believe a platoon of . Marines fought its Way to within sight of turn to Page 6a, column 7 two cease orders Are issued in trash fires the Colorado Springs police department thursday issued two a cease and desist a orders on the first enforceable Day of the trash burning ban tie City county health department. Enforcing Agency for the City county trash burning ban did no tissue any a cease and desist orders according to John Brown chief of the department of environmental health. The county itself turned out to1 be the first known violator of the ban which it helped to write in cooperation with the City ordinance. Apt Rudy g. Cheetsos. Com a Mander of the patrol division of the City police said that the two a cease and desist Quot orders issued by his department occurred late thursday afternoon Quot and actually amounted to a warning Type thing. We expect these things on the first Day of turn to Page 6a, column 2 4c 4c Cong used restaurant As operation base by Eddie Adams Saigon a a group of Viet Cong troops were eating soup at a sidewalk chinese restaurant in Saigon this morning when the South vietnamese rangers caught them. Quot the restaurant was their base of operations we caught them at said a Ranger officer with a Grin the Battle Fiat started at breakfast in Northwest Saigon was still going in the Middle of the afternoon at stake was control of an a a of squatters shacks refugee Camps and an occasional Concrete House owned by a wealthy vietnamese. The residents fled thursday after the Viet Cong moved into their Homes during the series of attacks in South Vietnam a capital. The rangers called in four helicopter gunships. The helicopters came in spurting rockets and gunfire. The Flimsy shacks burst into flame but Viet Cong automatic weapons kept firing. The Battle was vicious and at close Quarter. The rough Little rangers with their steel helmets turn to Page 6a, column 1 by George Esper namese troops were battling Saigon a �?. And More to maintain their positions South vietnamese officials said than to oust the enemy. Today their forces were crushing South vietnamese president the biggest communist often a a it a a Van to Wand tis. Sive of the War with skyrocket Ellsworth Booker ing losses to the enemy. But a Cal 00 television to assert that red troops were reported in the communists were bomb decontrol of much of flue. The an twi Quot Lul unparalleled losses client Imperia capital and th1 t s. Command said 10,553 South vietnamese dive bombers of the enemy had been killed in still roared Over the streets of the four Day countrywide As Saigon attacking Viet Cong saults on the cities and towns of holdouts South Vietnam. Allied losses associated press correspond were put at 917 dead and 2 817 ent John Lengel reported from wounded including 281 Ameri Hue 50 Miles South of the de cans killed and 1,195 wounded militarized zone that four Bat Thieu said Quot the Back of the lotions of Viet Cong and North Viet Cong attack has been Bro vietnamese controlled most of he said there is still Cordule streets in the coastal City. Monist resistance Quot in a few Lengel said . Marines and provincial capitals. But we i infantrymen and South Viet i turn to Page 6a. Column 4 . Destroyer collides with russian vessel battlegrounds in Vietnam a bomb bursts locate cities from North to South in South Vietnam which have been Points of attack by the Viet Cong in the past few Days. A wire photo map w Ashington i a a the Quot soviet merchant ship Kapi defense department reported Tan Vislobokova and the destroy today a Quot minor collision Beer s. Rowan d-782 had a tween an american destroyer minor collision in the sea of a and a russian merchant ship pan approximately 95 Miles East in the sea of Japan wednesday of Pahang. South Korea at i 53 no casualties were reported p. Est on wednesday Jan the department said the Acci 31 Dent occurred in a crossing Quot there were no personnel i situation it claimed the destroy casualties aboard the destroyer or had the right of Way under in Rowan and no casualties were a emotional maritime rules reported by the merchant ship. The department issued this the Rowan sustained a minor statement a three foot Hole above the water line on the port while the Vislobokova was on a Bow we Hen queried by flashing southerly heading. I u. A ill. A the Rowan is a gearing rights. The vis Bokov signal eds. A or7 class destroyer with a displace no assistance required and melt 0j 35 tons arks a j damage to my Stern two me of 350 feet. It is commanded by tees in length a commander Loren i. Moore of Quot the collision took place at 36 wheat Ridge Colo and carried degrees 06 minutes North and a Crew of approximately 250 130 degrees 28 minutes East men. The soviet merchant ship thu Accident occurred in a Vislobokova has a displacement crossing situation with the to of about 10,000 tons and is 5u wan having the right of Way in feet Long. Der International regulations Quot the incident is being invest being on an Easterly course gated by the gunmen hunted after releasing hostages Union seeks California mob wrecks ass to represent for closing of county employees newspaper machinery a a a by Burl Osbore of a tavern owner in fort to Richard Jordan. 38, manager Jordan Vail police chief Floyd Denver Colo. A two Worth tex., last dec. 21. Of the Wedeln inn in Vail and h. Holmes. 28 and Leo gon a gunmen identified by police As police also were looking for one of the last hostages to be Zales 16. And Antonio Gurutej men wanted for murder in Tex Theo Ray thames 20, wanted freed. 17, both employees of the Weibel Quot. 41 by w. J. Mcglasson a a avoided a police dragnet to on the same charge and report it All began about 2 ,.m janitorial service to com nusa r Walnut Cikk Calif. Api people against our will and trap stall writer Day Aller leaving hostages cd to be in Colorado with Hardin thursday when John a Sulli one of the men Quot pointed a thursday to stud it a _ a estimated to num a pc term mated the Empke righted witnesses and Ahan and Sanders Van 21 of ,., said a Compaq Sun a. My head and my the to a again a ? has set Hilwit saws cats done cars scattered along a the ale5, episode was the Ion. Cory Patterson. 2. Was Hee chief of you Don t drop hat Mon a Almb 3 a a a nut Creek Prinus Plant without a a a a a Publ a. Meeting Lor 4 300-mile Trail through the Rooks nod secular getaway at robbed a gun porn. O 1.15 by gun j to re z Bridges a Jzyk p%�dnuy to colder a mountains. Tempt in Colorado in four Days the men. Said Gonzales Oeter n Rory used in Audi in me urn j. J request by the District la school a widespread Alert on sushi and both Hogan with Hung cd Sullivan said to Chad them was made a Bill Melvin representing Colin usher publisher of the papers whatsoever with the los Angeles East a a a Quot Street so that paled no. 76 of the american fed and owner of the shop. Or san Francisco newspaper Merhige a Nooi Tan de operation of state county and a i understand the theory n the municipal employees Al Cio. That we have been helping the san Francisco newspapers j a Melvin said that the purpose los Angeles Merakl examiner. Also have been struck. Inn ill Libri or held in the behind the request for Recagni which is Lesher added Lasher estimated damage to. Leu Atwater Section of the Tion was that roads and a number of unions have been his Walnut Creek Plant at $20,000 auditorium Bridges employees wanted local on strike against the los an to $50,000, j a so fonts of the City meter Cion of assault robbery and kid stick that left the Bandit with in his car until they swerved Naping was out for Charles de More hostages than loot broadside and he ran into a Ward Hardin 25, and Earl the latest spree started in Mountainside to avoid hitting Wayne Sanders. 21, sought on Vail Colo., a ski resort in the their car he was hospitalized in murder charges in the slaying Rockies. Mondays Chase Start Denver with a Back injury. Re with a louled up robbery at a from pictures Sullivan Iden Denver supermarket. Lifted Hardin and Sanders As the the supermarket Bandit shot gunmen. Fort Worth police give to of his seven hostages in a in with descriptions of the two the weather top Fura Ivad by . Want bar a a turn to Page a column 2 politicos tag Nixon As top gop favorite Tarawa Stotla Paterson Field it weather forecasts 300-mile flight Acron the Plains men. Had made tentative Ridenti by the associated press 155 of Council 76 of Ute amen Gelts a Learnt of witted paper once he said one of four employees Riding the one officers in Deacon earlier. Richard. Nixon has official can federation of state county Dee is but it has continued to on duty was slugged and was Block Perm nth or in keeping with More than too officers in pikes Peak Region fair through Pursuit. The Vail gunmen re saturday morning increasing Cloud sat inlay afternoon us a tonight &3o. High leased All their hostages in saturday War 56, precipitation prut a Stilly lean than 5 per rent through Saat liar 010 1. Urdy. Or Irisy Hare re or of ducted a police sergeant and i the men being sought. The fort Worth address Given in opened his Campaign for the and municipal employees to me publish with supervisory and hospitalized with undetermined 0pn Vitere invited by Fischer run Terri or Nally surrendered to him. The about 3 a rn., police said two at 55. Nixon is eight years ers a the employees want to be Diate for them in establishing nonunion employees. Injuries by the unidentified men to App a at the special session salaries wages and conditions Lesher did not name any in who invaded the shop. Give their views Quot we want to hear All the pros turn to Page 6a, column 7 by one of three men when he re White House and prominent to Gisterek at a Vail Motel i Ticiano of both parties tag him the Denver stick up Man a matched the address of one of the favorite to win the Republic of employment Ion but said the Herald a about 200 to 250 persons can presidential nomination. Melvin told the commission examiner has hired some of our turn to Page 6a, column 3 20 a ii gunmen look the Village gunmen tried to Force Dick older than when John f Kenne represented by the Union in police chief and handcuffed him Bradley night auditor at the do beat him by a whisker in the salary considerations we realms Day forecast for pikes to a tree Manor Vail Lodge to Start his i960 election. He said those ize the commissioner Board has Peak Region saturday through jew gunmen a Vail were imported sports car but he years gave him the Chance to the final say so in this but we Wadw slav i change of now How or Union to attack . Papers in anti Trust step san Francisco apr the chronicle for the 28th Day to lotion of the Sherman and Clay a Wiir Hie a re a Soa Iio described by witnesses As Well duped them by failing to choke reflect on the tasks and prob done to think the commissioners sinking mailers i Ilion says it Day. Amp Tow ?3o a dressed often polite and speak it and the Battery went dead. Hems the nation faces a and i be in be t their responsibilities w1 As or federa antitrust a Jeoug Smith president of the u. S. Dist. Judge James Walsh ton antitrust acts. Of opera Tler or at Gazette yesterday hourly today hourly temperature t p. I p. I p. T p. A p. It p. I p. P. 9 p in. 10 p. Ii p. M tonight maximum Poon today minimum for noon today for temperatures Al i a in Al 2 a a 44 3 a in. 44 4 a. 42 5 a in. 3� 6 a in. R. 7 a in. 34 i a. To 9 a it 3h to a in. 14 la . 21 noon 2t hours ended ing with a Texas accent. They then they ordered him to Lieve i have found some ans unless they do this a �ain8 the san Francisco mailers said there was no ap-1 ruled that a 1940 contract be dropped from sight after they open the Cash drawer the Union representative said printing co., which prints both Parent difference Between the tween the morning Arizona Dai a. Fonn conf . Omni num of san i Francisco s major Dan commercially combined opera in Star and the afternoon daily ii released their last two hostages Learned the Money was locked the former vice president we represent Public employees. It in Denver. In the Safe. Finally they fled in who made his official announce state county and municipal but ies it it hour a nerd at data at it r. Weather Herat Peterson meld maximum for 34 hour gated noon today minimum for at hour muted noon today maximum a rear ago minimum a rear ago wind velocity at noon 7 mite per hour wind direction at noon ref. Relative humidity at noon 14 per rent sea level pressure at noon so 13 and falling precipitation for 34 hours ended at noon precipitation for current Moulin Trace Normal precipitation for current month. A a. A precipitation no far this rear to Sunset tonight % 21 p. Sunrise tomorrow 7 03 a in. I Colorado the me caterer High Low High Low Akron 45 20 grand a ctn 3 19 Alamosa 30 j Junu 52 j Vevenne 39 2r> la mar Creig 23 0 i Pueblo to i Crook 4k la Sedgwick 45 19 Fleming 47 i Trinidad 4� a fort Collins 4� la weather elsewhere High Low High Low tons of the examiner and citizen violated antitrust provi Quot if we can have five minutest Small car with four hostages ment thursday headed for new not Federal info Suewo we have san Francisco was without chronicle and that of two Tuc Sions an in Denver Well be Home free a when police arrived. Hampshire today to launch his contracts with welfare sheriff Hearst a afternoon examiner son ariz., newspapers which the United labor committee one of the men said according the four were identified As turn to Page 6a, column 1 i turn to Page 6a. Column 5 and the Independent morning were declared wednesday in Vio 0f san Francisco in a meeting amended by 500 unionists adopted a Resolution calling for a National Boycott of Hearst publications and for legislation prohibiting importing strik Breakers. Most of the Union attack was directed at the Hearst los Angeles Herald examiner which has published since it was struck dec. 15 by the american newspaper Guild. Charles Gould publisher of turn to Page 6a, column 3 Albany Albuquerque Atlanta Bismarck of a i a Boston Buffalo Chicago Cincinnati Cleveland. Denver i ates Moines Tetrola a sir la Bank fort Worth meters Hoolulu Tjia Apoua a kaon Ville a Mau Kanas City Lei Angels Louisville is 33 or mph 65 39 49 24 Miami 73 70 5g 4 Milwaukee 49 27 23 a a ply St Paul 35 17 47 39 new Orleans 73 56 36 35 new York .16 351 49 47 of la City Fin 2 36 34 Omaha 3 23 62 41 Philadelphia 41 31 so 53 Phoenix 66 42 44 25 Pittsburgh 47 45 43 26 per tend. Me 37 35 53 41 Portland. Ore 52 42 �?�32 -45 rapid City 44 19 67 37 Richmond 47 36 42 19 St ism i 61 33 79 6 Salt Lake 41 26 60 34 san Diego 67 55 62 54 san frail. 52 4 .7 to Seattle 46 42 of 2 Tampa 79 a 73 39 Washington 43 40 62 to Winnipeg 4 14 Index High horse a one of the Many proposals for the relocation of the Gen. William Palmer statue founder of Colorado Springs should the City agree to close the 200 Block of East Boulder Street is this which envisions the construction of an Arch of four steel beams Over the intersection of pikes Peak and Nevada avenues and the placing of the statue at the Peak of the Arch. The proposal was advanced by City traffic Engineer Don Smith who said an estimate of the Cost of the project by consulting structural Engineer John bunts indicated an outlay of about $35,000. The drawing above was made in 1964 by local artist b. F. Fields but Smith said Friday that a Quot series of Inopportune moments delayed his presenting the plan to the City until now. I f alien Scott report. 11-a amusements. 8-9-a astrological forecast 3-a business financial 6-8-c classified. 2-7-d comics. 5-c Oate line. 7-b dear Abby. 4-b editorial. 5-b Heloise. 2 b local news. 1 b news briefs. 6-a radio amp to logs 8-a society. 2-4-b sports. 1-4-c vital statistics. 6-a weather map. 6-a

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