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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - February 18, 1968, Darmstadt, Hesse" Killy wins disputed olympic triple Crown Page 17 Shell 20 cities. Air bases strikes believed part of new push Saigon up communist forces launched coordinated mortar and rocket attacks Early sunday . And South vietnamese positions in Saigon and 19 other cities and airbases. It appeared to be the Start of anew full scale drive in the offensive which began Jan. 31. The . Command reported raids on . And South vietnamese military Headquarters at Tan son Nhut air base Bien Hoa air base Cabooter engine a Baltimore and Ohio caboose got up in the world after it ran Loco without a motive near Kensington md., Andran into a real locomotive. A photo m barred i a t 2 the Headquarters of the .25th inf div at Chu Chi and the . Navy base at Nihabe in the Mekong River Delta. Other accounts said can Tho,80 Miles Southwest of Saigon and my Tho 40 Miles Southwest both in the Delta also had come under mortar and rocket attack. An american officer at fourth corps military Headquarters in can Tho said there had been re ports of shellings All Over the he said he had no details. First indications were that there had been Only rocket or mortar at tacks and no ground assaults he fighting continued at Hue Between . Marines an North vietnamese and Viet Cong forces holed up in the walled Citadel. Marine casualties in the fight ing mounted to More than 70 dead and 600 wounded in Theattle that began with the Start of nationwide communist As saults during the lunar new year Allen Dulles sul Garrison Moberly to. Up heavily tattooed sex convict angry Over being barred from tavern turned it into an inferno with a can of gasoline Friday killing 12 persons fire chief Leroy Willis reported. Clifford Falzone Randolph county prosecutor said he was preparing a 12-count first degree murder charge to file against 36-year-old William Cole 180 escape Boston Blaze Boston a More than 180persons, Many of them elderly were evacuated Early saturday from a seven Story building in the Back Bay Section after Afu a which officials said was set. No one was reported Hurt inthe Blaze at the former Victoria hotel on Dartmouth Street Norin a smaller fire which broke out a few doors away fro which 15 persons were evacuated. The second fire was definitely of incendiary origin said acting fire chief Joseph Dolan. Thirteen Days ago nine per sons were killed in a Blaze at the hotel Roosevelt in the Southend. Fire commissioner Edward Fitzgerald said that Blaz Ewas of suspicious origin. Fire officials have said that total of 58 fires have been set in Boston in the past six weeks. Man who was quickly taken to a jail in another said one unidentified woman who escaped the inferno told him the suspect walked into the tavern armed with Alard can full of gasoline. She thought it was dirt water Willis said. But she said he walked into the Centero the room threw the gasoline on the Walls lit a match an threw it. There was instant lire All Over the the tavern was housed on the ground floor of the old Randolph hotel a paint chipped three Story Brick Structure. It was the worst fire i be the bodies of the 12 victim were found near a door in a storage room at the rear of the building. Their path to Freedom through the front door was a cont. On Page 23, col. 5 Ever seen Willis said. Those casualties at Hue were estimated at More than3,000 dead As the marines pressed slowly ahead and gained one lock in the face of sniper and front. On Page it col. 2 unofficial newspaper of . Forces in Europe North Africa and the Middle East vol. 26, no. 304 if 21855 a 5 daily sunday february 18, 1968 people did t have a new Orleans up Jim Garrison the new Orleans District attorney who has linked Many of the figures in his investigation of the Kennedy assassination to the Central Intelli gence Agency Friday Calle Dallen Dulles former Cia chief to appear before the Orleans Parish grand issued subpoenas for Dulles and for Gordon novel who successfully fought extradition from Ohio on an earlier sub Dulles new York office said hews out of town indefinitely and novel contacted at Colum bus Ohio said he would wait and see what or. Dulles does Garrison s subpoena said uni Les would have pertinent knowl Edge As to substantial reports that Lee Harvey Oswald was a agent and or employee of the subpoena said when dul Les was head of the Cia a organization affiliated with the Cia negotiated with a firm Mnew Orleans for the Purchase of trucks and vehicles to Usein the Cia sponsored Bay of pigs invasion of Cuba and used the name of Lee Harvey Oswald who was at that time in claims to have been employed by the Cia at the time Allen Dulles was the head of the Cia the subpoena fled the state of Louisiana to avoid testifying and sought to cont. On Page a h col. Say 10 sunday u Ott. Or. Advance to Gurrus Rushikesh India a a vegetarian breakfast the Crisp air of the Himalayan Foothills and the gurgling sound of the sacred Ganges greeted beatles George har Rison and John Lennon and their wives when they woke for their first full Day of medi tation in maharishi Mahesh Yogi s Retreat near their guru s ashram estate translated As a place of isolated hut ments they Frank Sinatra s estranged. Farrow and her sister Pru Dence who have been medi Tating Here for nearly a month. Also with the party now is Mia s brother John 21. Friday night alter a five hour ride in a Convoy of limousines the beatles entourage and Mia who met them at new Delhi Airport saw their spiritual Mentor before going to sleep in their sparsely furnished quarters. Other transcendental medi tutors spoke in whispers not from Awe of their world famous novitiate but be cause it is the full Glare of far olt Hollywood s arc lamps struck the sleepy town of Rushikesh 130 Miles North of Delhi Fri Day As the Star studded party passed through on their Wayto ashram. The Majestic Mountain scenery did t Loo quite the same after the cars had beatles left at least one memento in route from Del at the restaurant in the town of Woorkee where the party ate lunch. The proud owner now sports a Register entry Reading Humble thank you Tor a comfortable Tew minutes signed by George and Only Accident reported was at Delhi Airport when customs official failed to recognize Harrison but was soon convinced and the party Lett in a hurry Tor their Retreat the North with local wealthy Flower children in hot Pur , i Pic Icaria i a. Law a

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