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Pacific Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - August 20, 1967, Tokyo, Japan5 Foin Byre delays confirmation on farm in Minn. St. Cloud Minn. A the bodies of a Minne Sota farm wife and her four children were found Friday in the ashes of their farm Home. The husband and father found wounded and bound to a clothes pole in the farmyard a Towel tied around his face told authorities in was the work of four or five Midnight intruders. The Farmer Jdavid Hoskins,30, was hospitalized in St. Cloud with a Small Caliper Bullet wound in his right shoulder an other in his Side. A .22 Calibe Rifle was found in the farm House ruins. No weapon was near the Point Hoskins was found tied by passing teenagers who saw the Blaze from a High Way. Hoskins told Stearns county sheriff Peter l a h r the family had Oceen watching lat television and heard a door slam in the farmyard about 1a.m. Friday. Hoskins said he went outside was grabbed by four or five Young men who wrapped a Towel around his face shot him and bound him. Hoskins told the sheriff the Menthen set fire to the premises. The body of mrs. Hoskins 29,was so badly burned authorities could not immediately deter mine if she had been shot. The same was True of the Bod ies of Julie 7, Darla 4, Lind and David 6 weeks. Stronger hunted in 9 killings Shell Lake Saskatchewan up Canadian mounties Fri Day circulated a description Ofa mysterious stranger seen in the area about the time nine members of the James Peter sen family were slain. Mounties would say Only that the circular described a male and an Auto he was seen drive Natl rough this Remote area on the fringe of the Canadian North West wilds. They refused to give details of the description other than today it was issued about 18 hours ago. At a news conference staff sgt. R. E. Sondergaard ducked specific questions about the Cir Cular. We Are checking on a lot of people outside the area. We Haven t got a definite suspect Inthis Case he said. Meanwhile doors never Locke before in this Bush country were bolted during the night As fear grew that the killer might be a neighbor. Oses Hoopes for of Post orbiter nearing end of Mission Washington a Luna orbiter 5 is completing its assignment of photographing the Moon and will spend the next week relaying its remaining stored pictures to Earth. The National aeronautics an space administration said the spacecraft s performance r remained excellent throughout with the pictures becoming even better and clearer As the mis Sion progressed. Townsend Hoopes Washington a pro testing the attitude of certain High officials on the Vietnam War sen. Harry f. Byrd jr.,d-va., Friday blocked Senate confirmation of Townsen Hoopes As under Secretary of the air Force. Byrd forced the Senate to de Lay action until at least next week after describing Hoopes As one of a Small group of advis ers to Secretary of defense Rob Ert s. Mcnamara who Are very influential on . Policies and strategy in Vietnam. Hoopes,45, has held various posts in the defense department and has been a consultant to other government and Byrd expressed some differences of opinion at a hear ing before the Senate armed services committee senator in a series of questions contended that . Casualties and expenditures in the Vietnam War were greatly to the advantage of the soviet insisted that a lengthy continuation of the Vietnam Warwas favourable to the soviet in replied that he believed soviet leaders hoped the Vietnam War would end soon because they feared a direct confrontation with the United told the Senate he was inclined to oppose confirmation for Hoopes but would decide later. The senator said however hews concerned As to the think ing on the Vietnam War by cer Tain officials in High places. They do not oppose a lengthy War in Southeast Asia the Sena Tor said even though it has cos this country More than $50 Bil lion and some 100,000 casualties during the past two years. Sen. Harry f. Byrd . Plane passes test London up Britain newest aircraft flew its Maiden flight Friday. Afterwards test Pilot John Al Lam said the Handley Page Jet Stream was a perfect first the 150,000 pounds $420,000 twin Turboprop aircraft has room for 18 passengers a Speed of 300 to 350 Mph and can cruise at 30,000 it. Collapsing Concrete beams kill 2 at Navy air station Weymouth mass. A two civilian workers were killed and five were injured Fri Day when heavy precast con Crete beams to support an air Craft hangar collapsed at South Weymouth naval air were Crane operators William f. Mcgowan of Tewksbury mass., and Sabatino g. Rasetta of Reading mass. One of those killed had almost made it to safety when the Crane Boom struck him. Three of the 120-ton beam were in place and the fourth was being erected when some thing snapped and the beams spanning 200 feet came Plung ing Down on two cranes 70 feet below. Paul Legere of Weymouth Foreman for Boston steel erect ing co., said the two who die were Crane operators working for him. Their 100-foot Crane were not in use at the time and the operators were outside their cabs. We were cleaning up some spilled Concrete on the floor Legere said. All of a sudden Felt pieces of Concrete hitting me on the head and heard a Hor Rible Roar. I looked up and could see the thing coming Down. Iran As fast As i could away from that place shouting All the Way and then i heard a terrible when the collapse be Gan Legere said one of the Crane operators began to had made it into the Clear and was out of there when on of the falling beams hit his Crane and the Crane 100-foot Boom caught him when he was 90 feet Legere said the other opera Tor ran in the opposite direction trying to get out onto the air Field but pieces of Concrete hit him on his hard hat and the rest of the rubble came Down and crushed three of the injured were on a staging 40 feet High. It collapsed and tossed them into the rubble which also caught another Man underneath. After the collapse the fore Man said we ran Back and clawed through the rubble with Pur Bare hands to get at the injured. The air station used for naval Reserve activity is located about 17 Miles South of Boston. The hangar scheduled for dedication sept. 30, is being built on the site of the station s800-foot Blimp hangar torn Down about a year ago. The new building will be about half As Long As the old. Angels fracas injures 10 Oakland Calif. A ten policemen were injured wednesday night in quelling a Celebration by members of the hell s Angels motorcycle club who had just witnessed the movie hell s Angels none of the policemen was Hurt seriously. Thirteen members of the Cycle club were arrested. The Angels had gone to a Barto Toast the film that opened simultaneously at six East Bay Heaters. Much of it was shot in the san Francisco Bay area. A fight broke out when offi cers were summoned to Calm the Celebration. It May be bulletproof but it in t foolproof hard Shell problem Peter daily 12, of los Angeles is a self taught Amateur Turtle doctor. He has read every Book he can find in his local Library on amphibians and reptiles. As a result a neighbor asked him to Helpa sick Tortoise and Peter is consulting a Book As he examines the desert Tortoise Biggie. He is holding his own pet Turtle spotty. A Kansas City a the truck with its bulletproof Glass and its Armor plating sat at the curb and three uniformed men with brinks inscribed on their chests tried vainly to open the tried to find a Way to help the brinks Drivers who haul All that Money to and fro the Banks with guns bristling at their sides. No one came up with a successful news reporter and photo Grapher arrived. The brinks men would t talk and they objected to being photographed. One brinks Man said Thebolt must have slipped when we got Tow truck arrived and its Driver thrust a Long steel Rod through a gun porthole and unlatched the phone Call to the brinks office brought Only a we have no Pacific stars & stripes 3sunday, aug. 20, 1967

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