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Delaware County Daily Times (Newspaper) - May 11, 1968, Chester, Pennsylvania1442 reds slain in 24 hours five Battles reported Saigon a . Forces reported today killing 442 North vietnamese troops below the de militarized zone in renewed Sharp fighting described by some officers As another phase of the enemy s peace talk offensive. In the enemy s seven Day old attack on Saigon the american command reported 50 Viet Cong soldiers killed in fighting in and around the capital. Some guerrillas still were holding out on the Southern fringes despite heavy Allied air attacks. In the Northern War zone . 1st air cavalry division troops rushed in to reinforce Marine units battered in heavy fighting around Dong a where enemy soldiers have been re ported killed in the last two weeks. The army reinforcements and marines reported killing 442 enemy soldiers in the last 24 hours in five Battles ranging from 5 to 11 Miles below the demilitarized zone. American casualties were put at 24 killed and 54-wounded. If the . Count is Correct 18 enemy soldiers were killed for every american slain. Many of the enemy dead were claimed from american air strikes and artillery barrages. . Bombers reportedly killed 56 enemy troops Between Dong a and Gio Linn another Marine Strong Point to the North after a company of infantrymen from the . 199th Light Bri Gade came under arms fire and pulled Back. One american was killed and two wounded. Other fighting was reported near Hue about 50 Miles below the Doz. Enemy escalation the enemy has definitely escalated said col. Mil ton Hull of Plant City fla., commander of the 3rd Marine regiment. Marine officers said they be Lieve the fighting around Dong a is part of a general Escala Tion in the Northern War zone aimed at giving the North Viet namese a bargaining Edge in the Paris talks. Hull said North vietnamese forces reportedly two regi ments Are trying to close the Cua Viet River East of Dong a one of the main Supply channels to . Combat bases along the Doz. Dong a 11 Miles South of the Doz is head quarters for the 3rd Marine division which is responsible for defense of South Vietnam s Northern Frontier. Bomber runs in Saigon . Jet bombers made repeated runs for the Sec Ond straight Day today but the Viet Cong Are still there dug in bunkers deep and said it. Col. Tony de Luca com Mander of the 9th infantry Divi Sion battalion trying to push the enemy South away from the City. De Luca estimated remnants of an enemy battalion remained in the half mile Square area of Homes and shanties abandoned by the civilian population along s Southern limits. Ene my prisoners said they had been told to get into Saigon and fight to the death. De Luca said is men had killed 137 troops from the ene my battalion in the last two Days. More than enemy soldiers have been reported killed in and around Saigon since the Viet Cong attacked last sunday. Allied casualties have been reported Light. Most wanted Taylor Morris Teaford has been added to the Fri s list of 10 most wanted fugitives. He s charged with unlawful interstate flight to avoid prosecution for murder and assault with intent to murder in a Federal warrant issued at Merced calif., on March 5. New Issue reported in strike Philadelphia wages All benefits and almost All working conditions had been bargained out and agreed to when suddenly we found our selves hopelessly tied in knots Over a distorted and that said w. W. Kinkel chief negotiator for Bell Tele phone co. Of Pennsylvania was what ended a 25-hour bargaining session with the Independent federation of Telephone work ers of Pennsylvania Friday As a statewide strike of installers repairmen and accounting personnel continued in its third the Thorn that pierced Fri Day s session was the employ nent of outside contractors. The federation wants contract Safe guards against the company As signing jobs burying Telephone cables to outside contractors. A Union spokesman said Union employees now do about 90 per cent of this work. Kinkel said sell had agreed to a clause on he Issue prepared by the Union but that later the Union turned Down its own proposal except for the buried cables sue Union spokesmen said other provisions of the contract offer were satisfactory. They said the three year wage and fringe package amounted to some million up hear million from Bell s previous offer. Bell negotiators Friday also continued negotiations with the member Pennsyl v a n i a Telephone Guild while work goes on under an informal con tract Extension. The deadline a a wage reopened clause expired at Midnight wednesday but no strike vote has yet been called. By the associated press the poor people s Campaign lit by a stabbing some Lack of rousing and criticism from a Catholic archbishop in new Mexico continued its Rounda out route toward Washington Oday. The Southern segment of the Campaign which spent the night a Macon ga., after housing problems was assured of Beds at its next Stop in the Georgia coastal City of Savannah. And in Washington officials worked out an arrangement in which the campaigners will be allowed to erect what they Call resurrection City in a Park Between the Washington a Monument and the Lincoln me Morial. However the camping permit authorized for the campaigners Oming from All sections of the country provides for Only persons with the permit expiring at the end of five weeks. The campaigners Are scheduled to Start arriving sunday in Cir bid for More Federal funds o help the poor. The Rev. Ralph David Aber Athy leading As head f the Southern Christian Lead ship conference has prom sed to keep the predominantly Pupu heroes St. Louis to. A a 19 year old youth entered a fourth graders classroom and tried to grab the purse of their teacher Alweda Thomas who was out of the room. She said the Chil Dren pounced All Over him. They recovered my purse and chased him out of the the youth was caught about a Block away and subdued by two other teachers. 15 killed Jakarta express ram plunged into the in Madat River in Northern Sumatra Oday killing 15 persons and injured several More Ankara news Agency said. Ruthm Antoret new heart Dies by United press International two of the world s four heart transplant patients were in adjacent private rooms on the third floor of Houston s St. Luke s episcopal Hospital to Day. One was in excellent condition the other serious. Attention shifted Back to the Texas medical Center after the death Friday of the world s 13th transplant patient Elie Joseph Reynes 65, in Montpellier France 58 hours after he received the heart of a service station owner fatally injured last week. In London Frederick West 45, Britain s first transplant patient sent a Wreath of Flowers to the funeral of the Man who gave him a new heart. A spokesman said West continues to make satisfactory doctors in Houston said the condition of John m. Stuckwish 62, is still he was reported in grave condition late thursday but rallied Friday. A Hospital spokesman said doctors reported Stuckwish s blood pressure was Normal and his kidneys were functioning Well. If he continues to improve As he is doing now the doctors will be most the spokesman said. However Stuckwish whose condition worsened when his lungs began filling with fluid was still using a mechanical Respirator late Friday. He was moved to a room adjacent to Houston s other transplant patient Everett c. Thomas a 47-year-old Phoenix ariz., accountant who was doing extremely Thomas first patient of or. Denton a. Cooley s surgical team has been eating solid foods watching television Reading and walking around his room. A spokesman said Friday he has been Able to sit up in bed and feed himself. Tomeu to Chat Saigon up president Nguyen Van Thieu said today he was planning weekly fire Side chats with the South vietnamese people telling of changes he plans in the government. Picket stabbed in Boston Delaware county a daily times saturday May 11, 1w poor marchers find housing problems negro group in Washington All summer if necessary to get congressional action. Washington probably seemed a Long Way off for Many of the marchers including those in Georgia who had to Settle for makeshift accommodations in an old Brick building at Central City Park in Macon. After a warm Welcome in the Central Georgia City housing became a problem for the campaigners and one Sulc official threatened to take the marchers Back to Atlanta. Hosea Williams one of the Sulc s spokesmen has said that the campaigners Don t want to sleep in auditoriums churches or basements. We want them to spend the nights with Middle class negro and White Williams said earlier in the Southern leg of the Campaign. Six Hundred Homes reportedly will be available in Savannah tonight to House the Southern campaigners. Bigger problems broke out Friday on the new England Seg ment of the March when a demonstrator picketing she Campaign in Boston was stabbed. Joseph Mlot Mroz was picket ing across the Street from Campaign buses when he was knocked to the ground. He in his car turned the vehicle and was a Block away when he was stabbed. He was listed in fair condition. He carried a sign which read i am fighting work. Have you tried it. It Arthur Frederick Northeast caravan to Stop in Chester Chester the Northeast caravan of the poor people s March on Washington . Will Stop Here tuesday night for a rally it was announced Friday night. Several local groups supporting the March met Friday night in Calvary Baptist Church to plan the rally. Several of the buses in the Oston to Washington caravan Are expected to arrive in Chester about 6 ., travelling along 9th Street to a yet undetermined rally site in the West end. The buses will continue on to Wilmington where the marchers will spend the night. Representatives of Chester Home improvement project friends project House head Start mothers advisory Council Chester welfare rights organization Crozer theological Seminary Chester a act state department of Public assistance workers volunteers in service to America Vista and various churches were at the meeting. Calvary Church trustee her Man Dawson said barrels will be placed in Chester churches sunday for donations of canned food items except soup and fish paper plates cups and eating utensils. Chip representative mrs. Ruth Cephas insisted that poor people be Given priority consideration for the bus seats. Petitions urging Congress to implement the recommendations of the president s commission on civil disorders and the objectives of or. Martin Luther King or. In providing jobs housing and schools for All americans will be circulated by the groups through churches and neighbourhoods. Mrs. Mary Lane chairman of the Chester welfare rights organization pledged the full support of that group. She said the local group is making plans to be in Washington May 30 with other welfare organizations. Coordinator of the March and official of Sulc said his organization had nothing to do with the in Columbus Ohio an announcement that in United Appeal Money would be available if needed to help feed the poor Peoples Campaign group due there tonight was rescinded Friday night William e. Knepper presi Dent of the local United Appeal organization said not one Penny of pledged or contributed a Money will be spent in connection with the poverty he said the organization with Drew its earlier offer partly be cause of reaction that included Many Telephone complaints and one Case of mass cancellations of pledges. An official at the co Lumbus Westinghouse electric corp. Plant said More than 300 notices of cancellations were turned in Friday in protest of a s decision to Aid the Campaign. 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