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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - February 16, 1968, Darmstadt, HesseTo off Friday february 16, 1968 the stars and stripes Page 3 Calls keep coming in Acme for Sale toutfacmestns9 could Acme Wyo. Up race i apparently for Sale but residents o the town of 100 people in North in Wyoming say it s the owner s business and none of theirs at least until Merton Bond re turns Home to answer name of the old Coal my Ine town surrounded by the Tongue and big Goose Rivers in a Small Valley West of Sheridan appeared in a classified and in a Chicago and said a town for Sale. Inq. Box 175, Acme far there have been plenty of inquiries but All by Long distance Telephone. Postmaster and grocer Jim Burello who has lived in the town since 1929, said i be hear Dit s for Sale. I be been getting phone Calls All Day for Merton but he s out of town. They All seemed interested in , who saw the town sold to Bond by gather Byland in1963, said it made no. Difference to him if it were sold again. Idon t care. I do a pretty Good business in my general store. Intend to stay regardless of what Merton main source of Revenue in Acme which consists of Burello s store a Post office 40 Homes and a red and White wooden schoolhouse is the Sheridan county Coal co. Plant made the town founded around the turn of the Century important enough for the few businesses it lot of people who live Here work at the Plant Burello s a Small town but a very Good one. We had an Fri Manin Here trying to find something on a Man looking for a Federal Job. He said he would t find a Man with a nicer , former bookkeeper for the Plant who was Given the Tow by the Coal company and who in turn sold it to Bond refused to comment on the apparent for Sale sign hanging out said he sold because i could t take the work a place like this requires anymore. I figured if anyone wanted to buy it they could have it. I m out of the picture now. It s going to stay that Burello said "1 came Here when i was a month old from Kansas. I do about $30,000 Worth of business a year. We have a few people move in and a few move out. I intend to use grows among Vietnam yanks heartening business Valentine s Day and its Sweet effect on lovers and Cash registers has come to Germany too. This Han Nover Florist is handing out bouquets to his cur rent and potential customers hoping to keep his Blooming business booming. A photo Busy people get break with stripes delivered Marine copter hits 2,000-ft. Tower 4 die Fargo . Up four persons were killed wednesday in a Marine helicopter crash which collapsed a television Tower ranked As the second tallest Structure in the nation. The helicopter on a training Mission slammed into the 2,060 foot transmission Tower of Tele vision station Kex Job to at the 1,000-foot level. The Tower crashed to the ground. Near wreckage three bodies were found in or near the wreckage of the burned ch53a helicopter shortly after the crash. The body of a fourth occupant was discovered later. The victims were identified a Marine maj. Karl v. Albert Navy it. Gerald t. Skidgel Marine gunnery sgt. H a r 1 e y l Broin Bahof and John e. Burdette a civilian aerospace Engineer. No Home towns were immediately available. Circulation office phone numbers Germany Berlin Civ 7387.68 Bretner Haven in 45341. Mil 1664 Frankfurt Civ 16108-2047, Mil Offenbach 755 Kaiserslautern Civ 67617, Mil Vogel Weh 7050 Mannheim Civ 871402, my Rhelna 618 Munich Civ 61 5923, Mil 7366 Nuernberg Civ 776647, my 6613oil.a 1Til Foo it Mil 28693 Greece Athena Civ d85189 it. Mil Camp Darby u6&, my Cam a w Spain Madrid Civ 2228290, ext 3011 ,.nan United kingdom Civ Ruislip 32264, ext 127 subscribe now government housing Only Washington up Sharp increase in the detected use of marijuana by . Troop sin Vietnam was disclosed thurs defense department also said it was taking Steps to unify Antidrug policies in the armed Bartimo assistant de sense department counsel who has been heading a task Force to War , said final figure for 1967 will show a rate of 2.5 men per thousand involved i marijuana investigations in Viet Nam during the year. This com pares with just under one Man per thousand for 1966.whether the figures reflect an increase in the use of marijuana or better enforcement because of publicity is an open is also. A question of whether the figures indicate the total use of marijuana since occasional or cautious smokers might not become involved in in defense department thursday issued its first policy directive on the subject. Dated feb. 2 but Only now made Public the directive was designed to prevent and eliminate drug abuse in the armed although the directive established no new policies it reemphasized those now being administered separately by the Mili tary services and by the unified commands such As the one headed by Gen. William c. West Moreland in Vietnam. Part of the program is educational. It will include distribution of an initial 50,000 copies Ofa pamphlet on trips to no where and widespread showing of Antidrug films produced by the army Navy and air grows wild in Viet Nam and is readily substitute for tobacco in american cig Aret test he defense department lists marijuana separately from hard narcotics such As opium and heroin and dangerous drugs such As Ltd but it said nearly All confirmed drug addicts started with marijuana. Brigitte says she loves husband Only Almeria Spain up French actress Brigitte Bardot said thursday that any published rumours of a pending divorce be tween herself and her husband Gunther Sachs were absolutely false and had no basis in Almeria to make a motion picture miss Bardot was highly upset by the rumours and flatly denied there was anything totem or to stories linking her name with that of co Sta Stephen Boyd. I am not in love with anyone except my husband miss bar Dot told up and anyone who implies anything else is just be ing logical Choice new York up six foot four Inch Eugene Ryland a 40 year old social worker wore fake Beard and a stovepipe hat to the Abe Lincoln look alike contest held at the Ameri Cana hotel and was the unanimous winning Choice of the judges. Ryland was the Only entrant. Two printers shot in hotel lobby los Angeles a women identified by police As non Union printers at the strike bound Herald examiner were in satisfactory condition thurs Day after they were shot by a gunman in the lobby of a Down town hotel. Maurice Maynard 35, was wounded in the Abdomen and Curtis Krieski 30, was hit in the left thigh. Police said the two men had finished their shift at the her Ald examiner and had returned to their hotel by a shuttle bus. Waiting in the lobby to pick up their laundry police said they were hit by two of three shot fired from a doorway. The weapon was believed to be a 38-caliber revolver. The gunman described by witnesses As 35 to 40 years old fled on foot police said. Bonn to scratch june 17 As a Bonn a the West Ger Man government has decided to take the 17th of june off the Liston the country s Legal holidays. The Day designated As the Day of German Unity commemorates the june 17, 1953, up rising against the communist East German regime which was crushed by soviet tanks. The decision which was announced wednesday must still be ratified by the bundestag but no parliamentary opposition was expected. Suggestions to do away with the Holiday have been heard in West Germany for several of june 17 has been criticized in West German for several years. Some find it unfitting to commemorate a National defeat. Others say the fac that most West germans spend the Day picnicking and partying is the wrong Way to memorialize a tragic Date in German Diehl spokesman for the government said the cabinets considering a new National Holiday without reference to historical dates to make up for workers loss of a work free Day. T ,

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