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Nashua Telegraph (Newspaper) - June 27, 1969, Nashua, New Hampshire Today's Chuckle A citizen is a man who demands better roads, bigger schools, a new post office and lower taxes. Ntw HrniptUn's Lwgwt Evening Ntwspoptr Weather Fdir, Warm T Hot, Humid Saturday Report On Page Two VOL 101 NO. 101 ConUnuini Htmpthlre Telegraph EiUbllibed October N, 1IM NASHUA, NEW HAMPSHIRE, FRIDAY, JUNE 27, I9M Second Cliii Postage Paid AtNuhut, N.H. 22 PASES Price.TEN CENTS Amherst Man Survives Electrical Mishap Police and Public Service Co. workers stand near spot where Biron Haley, 30, of Amherst, was badly burned by frota power lines, on Park Street yesterday. Haley came down the pole under his own power, and was taken to Memorial Hospital, where he is listed in "satis- factory" condition with burns on the face, neck, chest and .side. At right is Officer Lauren Mercier. The man at left is holding Haley's smoldering gloves. (Telegraphoto-Harrigan) Cong Claims Ben Het Surrounded By Red Forces By GEORGE ESPER SAIGON (AP) The Viet Cong claimed today forces under the Commu- nist comamnd have thrown South Vietnamese troops into a "desperate position" at Ben Het, where the South Vietnamese are fac- ing their first hard test a sizable enemy Vietnamese, totaling about nen. the camp is manned by 700 South Vietnamese irregulars, U.S. Green Berets and Ameri- can artillery men. About South Vietnamese army regu- lars are operating around the camp. against force. Viet Cong Broadcast. fourth day Ben Het withstood a barrage of more than 100 rounds. Another 88 mortar shells fell between midnight and 4 p.m. today. Spokesmen said nine Ameri- cans and three South Viet- namese irregulars were wound- led today, while casualties The U.S. Command views the .Thursday were termed light. Ben Het campaign as a test of Little ground activity was re how the South Vietnamese can handle themselves against the ported because an overcast lim- ted air support for the South Vietnamese troops sweep- North Vietnamese. The United States and Southing around Ben Het, which is A clandestine broadcast by [Vietnam hope to turn more of eight miles from Cambodia and the Viet Cong said the Special the fighting on the Allied side Laos and 280 miles northeast of Forces camp in the central