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Columbus Daily Telegram, The (Newspaper) - November 16, 1968, Columbus, NebraskaThe number 272 eighty ninth year daily Telegram Columbus Nebraska saturday november 16, 1968 evening except inc single copy nato allies end naval Maneu vers by John Meehan United press International the United states and its North Atlantic treaty Organiza Tion nato allies today ended a naval exercise in the Mediterranean where the soviet Union has been building up its naval strength for months. In Moscow the soviet Union denied it was building a naval base in Algeria and accused nato nations of trying to ruin relations Between russian and Algeria. In Valletta Malta nato sources said More than 50 ships of member nations took part in the Mediterranean exercise known As Eden the object was to test naval and air Force units in advanced air surface and submarine nato sources said. The presence of thousands of soviet technicians and advisers in Algeria a former French Colony has caused president Charles de Gaulle to reassess his thinking on French military participation in nato in formed sources said. France remains a member of nato but does not participate militarily. In Cairo the Semi official newspaper Al ashram said today Egypt will be in the next few Days set up a National defense Council to prepare the nation for War. Al ashram which frequently reflects thinking of the egyptian government said the Council will Deal with issues connected with preparing the nation for ensure in mosc9w the soviet govern ment said it wanted to emphatically refute As an absolutely groundless concoction Western news reports that the former French naval base of Mersel Kebir near Oran Algeria was being handed Over by Algeria for the soviets for russian ships in the Mediterranean. The soviets also denied thai a network of soviet rocket instal lations was under construction along the algerian coast. It said such reports were spread by newspapers in nato countries to cast aspersions on the nature of soviet algerian relations to distort the soviet Union s peace Loving policy in respect of Mediterranean coun tries in the soviet Union three Days ago declared itself a Mediterranean Power and called for the . 6th Fleet to leave the strategic area. Mayville wis. Thousands of Canada geese fleeing the North s cold Winter weather paused for extra fuel for their flight South near the Horicon Marsh. This group of honkers their fill of Corn stubble on the Ernie Bleifuss farm near Mayville East of the Marsh. Up telephoto u. S., allies warn Russia seven business places damaged seven business places on 13th Street Between 27th Avenue and 29th Avenue had their plate Glass windows hit by vandals by gun pellets some Lime Friday night or Early saturday morning. Those business places hit were Schweser a first National Bank and Trust and co., Tooley drug co., Polly shoe store Woolworth a Scotts 5 10 and Curry Bros. One vehicle was also hit by by gun pellets. A total of some 23 plate Glass windows were damaged by the gun fire. City police request that any one seeing someone shooting at cars or store windows Are to notify the police at once. Brussels United states and its North Atlantic allies warned Russia today that any new soviet intervention in Europe or the Mediterranean would create an International crisis with grave consequent they called on the soviet Union in the interests of world peace to refrain from using Force and interfering in the affairs of other slates. The Blunt warning against any new Czechoslovakia style takeovers highlighted a Long communique published at the end of a three Day meeting of foreign defense and finance ministers of the North Atlantic treaty organization nato Here. Any soviet intervention directly or indirectly affecting the situation in Europe or in the Mediterranean would create an International crisis with grave the communique warned. The communique did nol mention any countries by name Albion Man is killed Greenwood up Fred Beyers 87, Albion was killed Friday when struck by a 106 car Burlington freight train on the West Edge of Greenwood. Cass county sheriff s officers said the train was travelling about 50 Miles an hour when it struck Beyers. Approximately 50 Box cars rolled Over he Vic Tim before the train could be slopped. Engineer Ted Church of Lin Coln and fireman Jay Hansen of Council Bluffs Iowa said it appeared the victim had been walking along the tracks prior to the Accident. In its warning against a new soviet attack. But nato sources said those the Council had in mind included Neutral Austria and communist Alba Nia Romania and Yugoslavia. The Council added this additional warning the nato allies Are determined to Safe guard the Freedom and Independence of their countries. They could not remain indifferent to any development which endangers their the they declared Are convinced that their political Solidarity remains in dispensable to discourage aggression and other forms of Secretary of stale Dean Rusk defense Secretary Clark m. Clifford and Treasury Secretary Henry h. Fowler headed up the . Team in the third and closing Days of the nato strategy session. The communique made these Platte College gets near Aid Lincoln special to the Telegram it was announced Here Friday that three colleges in the state of Nebraska would receive Federal Grants totalling More than million for physical development. Or. Rex. C. Engebretson executive director of inc Nebraska higher education facilities act commission said that a total of in Federal funds would go to three colleges in the state to assist in their building programs. The most significant Grant was for which has been slated to go to the newly created Platte College in Columbus which is just undergoing initial construction. Platte College will receive All the Federal funds allocated to the state for Junior College the sum of which is just under the which had been requested by the Junior College. Other Grants include to the University of Nebraska for repair and renovation work at its Nebraska and Andrews Hall on the downtown Campus Here. The application for this work had requested a second Grant of was made to the University for a requested million Structure on the Omaha Campus and Kearney state College is to receive a Grant of that will go As a supplemental Grant for completion of the school s new million music building and new theater. With the granting of awards to the three institutions the com Mission had to bypass requests of Dana Peru state Midland Hastings colleges and the e University which had requested another million for a new physical sciences building. Columbus United fund drive is now 76 per cent Complete the 1968 Columbus United fund drive is now 76 per cent Dwayne Smith chairman of the 1968 drive reported today. He noted that the 1968 goal was he said that a great share of the credit for hitting the 76 per cell Mark should go to i Host Columbus business firms which have had 100 per cent contributions from their employees. To he classed As a "100 percenter a firm must have at least five employees and average at least per employee in contributions to Date 23 firms have joined this group. They include Bechor Hockenberger Curry co., Columbus savings and loan the Loti Power District Boyd hardware Duren Friedrichsen associates the first National Bank Schweser a Fleischer mfg., Levine Brothers the Irene shop radio a tit and congas. Gerhold Concrete Platte col lege Consumers Public Power District Adams clothing Blue Bird shop Buckton Dickinson co., Kings food Host Bce line freight co., the Austin co., inc., Lohr Petroleum co., and the Columbus dully Telegram i during the if fill United fund drive a major Effort is being made to Contact every wage earner in Columbus to give an Opportunity to contribute. Anyone who has not been contacted and would like to give to the United Smith said should Call mrs. Ruth Levine at 564-2558 or at 564-4204. She will make sure that a worker will Contact of ahem named to National Board of christians and jews Omaha up Robert o Keefe president of the o Keefe elevator co. Here has been nominated to serve on the National Board of trustees of the National conference of christians and jews. Those nominated will be elected in new York City monday at the 40th anniversary meeting of the National conference. The Board of trustees is the highest policy making body of the human relations Organiza Tion. Other Board members from the Omaha Council Bluffs Region Are or. Abe Greenberg and or. A. B. Pittman. Dies Rome up Cardinal Augustine Bea the leading spokes Man for Christian Unity in the roman Catholic Church died in a coma Early today at a Rome clinic after a week Long illness. He was 87. Miss your paper k you do not re Calvo your Dally Telegram and cannot Contact your Corr scr cell in l-27 la Between 6 and . T.1 to Stryker in blast at beautification of Highway system Lincoln sen. Harold Stryker of rising City said Friday the Federal Highway beautification program has made the interstate system dangerous to drive on in the Winter. In a letter to the Federal High Way administrator Stryker said the Trees planted along the interstate right of Way have Al Lowed Snow to pile up and pre vented the Sun from melting he ice on the Highway. I think Congress or some one should take immediate Steps to remedy what has been done and not to continue to make the error of creating hazards on a Well designed and engineered interstate Stryker said. The senator said the inter state is designed to allow the wind to blow the Snow off. He said that although the Recs were originally planted with the idea they would act As a per manent Snow Fence to prevent the Snow from Drifting onto the Highway just the opposite has occurred. If the Trees were not there the Snow would not have accumulated on the he said. Accident report Friday 2 year s total. Lait year. 5m injuries .127 fatality .1 other main Points United Stales Britain and France renewed their earlier pledges to defend isolated West Berlin. Nato allies pledged themselves to continue working for a German settlement based on the free decision of the German people. Their govern ments reiterated their refusal to recognize communist East Ger Many. Soviet activity in the Mediterranean and the strengthening of soviet naval forces there necessitates close Vigi Lance on the part of nato. Nato allies have agreed to improve the Quality striking Power and readiness of their armed forces. The communique emphasized that the nato Alliance is of unlimited it said recent events showed that its continued existence is More necessary than the communique included a paragraph noting that French foreign minister Michel Debre expressed his government s opinion that the Alliance should continue As Long As appears necessary unless events occur which fundamentally alter East West relations. Conie Rennie sources said this paragraph was inserted at France s request. It was considered a firm pledge by France not to pull out of the Alliance in 1969, when she is entitled to do so under the nato trealy even though she withdrew from the Alliance s military setup in the Spring of 1966. Hunters problem for soldiers it. Polk la. Up Louisiana Hunters proved too much for soldiers training near this army base for Vietnam combat duty. A wooded area near the base has been both a Haven for Deer Hunting and combat training. Claiming Hunters were making life for the 900 camouflaged Vietnam trainees too realistic with Rifle and Shotgun fire the army put inc Woods off limits to civilians. This area closed to Hunting i his season for Protection of . Troops training for Vietnam said 300 signs posted in the area. Liner docks Southampton England liner Queen Eli Zabeth which will soon be moored permanently at port Everglades Fla., docked at Southampton Friday for the last Lime in her 28-year career arriving from a cruise to Gibraltar and Majorca. Today s Index 14 paces farm news Fiat 1 4 Weman t s sports Page i Comici. Clai tidied pages 12, 13 . Army troops hurl Back assault by reds Saigon army troops today hurled Back an assault by about 200 communist troops on an outpost near the cambodian Border and chased survivors into the Jungles 70 Miles North of Saigon. . Spokesmen said the communists hit the outpost manned by . 1st air cavalry division troops at about . With rocket grenades grenades and automatic Wea Pons fire. The americans called in helicopter gunships and Jet fighter strikes in a 90-minute fight and then chased the fleeing reds into nearby Jungles where the communists tried to pick them off from sniper posts in Trees. By ., officials said the communists had escaped in the dense Woodlands near the cambodian Border in Tay Ninh province. At least 36 communists were known killed in the fighting. . Casualties were reported As 11 wounded and no known dead the spokesmen said. The attack was the first major attempt by the communists against the air cavalry men s outpost since the 19.000 Man division was shifted from the Northern provinces to near Saigon recently. Air cavalry helicopter gun ships spotted a guerrilla Supply of cart six Miles away. Their fire killed the 10 of cart guards and destroyed the 55-gallon drum of fuel being hauled. The action came in thick Jungles 70 Miles Northwest of Saigon and two Miles from the cambodian Frontier. Far to the North . Jets and artillery caught communist forces in four fresh violations of the North South Vietnam demilitarized zone Doz and killed at least 35 red soldiers the spokesmen said. Communist gunfire hit one of the . F4 phantom jets during Friday s strikes but the plane flew Home safely with what the spokesmen called minor damage. The action raised to 14 the number of times the communists have been caught violating the six mile wide Buffer zone . Spokesmen said since president Johnson halted the bombing of North Vietnam nov. 1 to get negotiations underway in Paris. The communists were sup posed to have stopped using the Doz As a War base. Washing ton has charged such violations Are undermining the drive for peace talks Hanoi has denied its forces Are in the zone. Snow forecast for Southeast warning issued 34 at 10 . 32 Low this morning 46 High Friday 62 High year ago 28 Low year ago Sunrise sunday Sunset sunday Sunrise monday Sunset monday by United press International up to three inches of Snow is in the Outlook for Southeastern Nebraska tonight and a travellers warning has been is sued for the area by the weather Bureau. Rain and rain mixed with Snow today was expected to change to mostly Snow during the evening. Colder tempera Tures and northerly winds of 15 25 Miles per hour were also in the Outlook for much of the state. Partly Cloudy to Cloudy skies and lower temperatures Are on Lap for sunday. Lows tonight will Range from the 20s Northwest to the 30s Southeast. Highs sunday will be in the 30s. The High in Nebraska Friday was 47 at Beatrice. The Over night Low was 25 at Sidney. Nebraska travellers warn ing Southeast. Rain or Snow and fog Southeast changing to mostly Snow by tonight Possi Bly accumulating three inches locally. Chance of occasional Light Snow elsewhere. Colder tonight with winds becoming northerly 15-25 Miles per hour. Sunday partly Cloudy to Cloudy and colder. Low tonight 20s Northwest to 30s Southeast. High sunday 30s. Eastern Nebraska travellers warning South. Cloudy through sunday. Rain or Snow and fog South changing to mostly Snow by evening and continuing tonight accumulating to three inches locally. Chance of occasional Light Snow or flurries North tonight. Colder through sunday. Lows tonight mid 20s Northwest to Low 30s Southeast. Highs sunday mid to upper 30s. But Friday s action hit communist forces All inside the South Vietnam half of the Doz. Spotter planes said that besides the 35 communists killed More than 20 red bunkers and an ammunition dump were blown up along with a five truck communist Supply Convoy. The first strike hit communist positions just North of Gio Linn a major Allied base just below the Doz. The other attacks came later in the same area after the communists were spotted. In Saigon the american diplomatic Effort to have South Vietnam end its Boycott of the Paris negotiations appeared to be bearing fruit. A South Vic namese government official Lold United press International his regime now was taking a More realistic View of the situation. Johnson Nixon have better understanding key Biscayne Fla. Up after extensive clarification from Washington and new York president elect Richard m. Nixon and president Johnson seemed to understand each other better today on the conduct of foreign policy Between now and inauguration Day. There was a time Friday when this did not seem to lie the Case when Nixon and Johnson appeared to have different ideas about How much say Nixon would have in Basic foreign policy decisions during the two months of transition. Understanding improved h o w e v e r. Muddy semantics cleared and Nixon flew to Florida for a weekend Semi Holiday. For the next several Days he will Combine Leisure activities at key Biscayne with staff consultation on makeup of his new administration. Policy Flap the semantical Flap Over foreign policy actually began with Nixon thursday in new York when he announced his designation of Veteran Diplomat Robert d. Murphy As his special observer and representative at the state department during the transition period. In making the announcement Nixon mentioned his arrange ment with Johnson whereby the world should know that any decisions which were made by or any negotiations Vietnam that were being undertaken by the present administration would be honoured by the next then with Murphy at his Side thursday Nixon went on to say in order to make this a viable arrangement it is of course necessary that there be a prior consultation on such foreign policy decisions and that the president elect not Only be informed but that he be consulted and that he agree to the course of Nixon was asked whether he had Johnson s Assurance that you will be consulted on any foreign policy and decisions taken in the next to not Only his Assurance hut his and my insistence that that be he replied. Calls lbs Bryce Marlow a Veteran of White House service in the Eisenhower administration and a ranking Nixon staff member saw news reports following the Murphy press conference and reasoned correctly that the president might not be pleased. He called Johnson thursday night and again Friday to assure him that Nixon had no intention whatever of intruding into the foreign policy prerogatives of the president. Johnson was concerned. He particularly disliked one Public version to the effect that Nixon was trying to be co president. Murphy went to Washington immediately to take up his duties As Nixon s foreign policy representative and Johnson held a Friday news conference with Murphy beside him. Among other things the president said was this firm statement the decisions that will be made Between now and Jan. 20 will be made by this president by his Secretary of slate and by this Secretary of there was no disclaimer from the Nixon party. In fact aides went out of their Way to assure reporters that Johnson was right that Nixon had referred Only to decisions which might have to be implemented later by the new administration. By the time the president elect left for Florida his staff was Able to report All quiet on the rhetorical front that Johnson understood Nixon had made no attempt to presume on the constitutional authority of the and Johnson had offered his own version of Murphy s role to keep the new administration informed and prepare it for its obligations beginning Jan. 20." Issue statement on sunken sub Washington up underwater photographs of the nuclear submarine scorpion lost in the Atlantic in May show the Hull is in several major pieces and completely flooded according to the Navy. The statement issued Friday came after published reports said the Hull was intact and Only the superstructure showed major damage. Ninety nine americans perished. The research ship Mizar has Laken thousands of pictures of the sub s wreckage in some 10.000 feet of water about 400 Miles Southwest of the azores. The cause of the loss has nol yet been determined. Brewster woman traffic victim Brewster. Neb. Up mrs. Pauline Juett about 50, of Brewster was killed Friday and three other persons injured in a two car Accident a mile and a half South of Here. Hospitalized at Burwell were the victim s husband Edwin Jutt 53, who suffered a Frac tured leg and David Hyde 32. Of Palmyra who sustained facial lacerations and a nose injury. Paul Jutt about 20, w a s treated for bruises and Abra Sions and released. First Quarter Honor Roll at scotus Catholic High ninety two students have been named to the first Quarter Honor Roll at scotus Central Catholic High school. The Honor list includes 27 seniors 20 juniors 15 sophomores and 30 freshmen. Honoreen Are divided into three categories with the highest ranking in the 4.0 group next highest in the 3.5 group and the balance in the 3.0 category. Honor Roll members Are seniors 4.0, Regina Cannon 3.5, Jane Cromwell Shirley Ebel Donna Kresha Debbie Leikam Mary Pat Oberhauser Mary Siegel Lou Ann Warhol ski Diane Wieser Joan Wieser Debbie Zuerlein 3.0, Suzanne Feilmeier Ken Henggeler Paula Keuter Michael Krzycki Marlene Liebig Cecelia Liss Roberta Malmstrom Jean o Hare Sharon Pavel Michael Pollard Cindy Szelag Carol Thalken Barbara t o g n e 11 i Donna Wennekamp Christine Wilhelm Tom Wolport. Juniors 3.5, Mary Ann Bruns Linc a Ciecior Tony Crebbin Karen Grotlu Tschon Ann Kosch Rita Marck Judy Wieser 3.0, Eileen Feehan Richard Landkamer Nancy Micek Carol Mielak Margaret Miksch Marilyn Miksch Connie Peterson Sandra Rhode. Myron Shemek Layne Uphoff Gary will Susan Zabawa Marie Zoucha. Sophomores 3.5, Joan Cannon Anne gerhold Linda Heimann Jeanne Kopeyzky Kathy Meysenburg .1 e s Bonk 3.0. Cathy Brock Laura Ciecior Mary Mcchan Mary Jane Kosch Diane Miksch Millie Paprocki Debbie Ryba Lynette Topinka Christine Wolpert. Freshmen 4.0, Susan Gdowski Ken super Ted Wieser 3.5, Kenneth Bonk Larry Cannon Belle Henggeler Terry Hyland Linda Kula. Vir Ginia Loseke Dave Melliger Eugene Miksch Susan Shonka Marilyn Sprunk m i c h a e i a White Norman Witt 3.0, Stephen Abbott Kevin Barncs Colleen Dowd Gloor Patricia Mirr need Bulika John Ouon. Tom Muciek put Sackett Rita Stempak Richard Sempek Barbara Aku Araki Daniel Zoucha Valeric spies Colleen Wibbels

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