Pacific Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Aug 29 1967, Page 1

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Pacific Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - August 29, 1967, Tokyo, Japan Red mortars kill 66 in can Saigon a Viet Cong mortars sunday killed 66 persons and wounded including five a m or i c a n in an at tack on can larg est City in the Mekong Delta South of the shelling was part of a series of coordinated communist attacks Sun Day around the officials believe the attacks Are the beginning of a Viet Cong attempt to show the South Viet namese their government and the american troops cannot pro tears on a boys Page vide Security and that it would be dangerous for them to try to vote in next sundays National in addition to the mortar As saults Between Midnight and Viet Cong terrorists struck a handful of militia posts on the main Road connecting Saigon and the Delta City of my Tho which produces much of its three outposts and an in Fantry position were overrun with the loss of 11 dead and 30 at Dawn the guerrillas faded Back into the Paddy the bloodiest mortar attack continued on Back 3 new fires erupt in Northwest by the associated press desperate fire fighters lost a Brief advantage in the weather sunday As raging flames roared into thousands More acres of valuable Timberland in the after a today drop of temperatures into the 80s in the five state the regional Headquarters of the Forest service at is sued another red most serious weather a surface cold front was predicted to enter the fire Dev stated Region late sunday bringing increased winds and a 60 to 80 per cent Chance of Thunder it was Light Ning from such showers that set hundreds of blazes in tinder dry forests two weeks with three new fires reported sunday in Idaho and Western officials said the main problems in combating the cur rent blazes were the Large num Ber of fires and the logistics involved in fighting nearly men used show chemical retardant bomber continued on Back 1 crepe paper Sells like hot cakes a the siege of Forest fires this summer has exhausted this northeastern Oregon towns Supply of crepe the Forest service or dered three Gross of or Ange and Turquoise Rolls from a Baker stationery he Only had one Gross on crepe paper is used to guide smoke jumpers in rough and Windy Star an authorized publication of the armed forces in the far East ipes 104 240 five Star edition 1 n 22 b 21 b Btu 1967 Chutis lost compiled from a and up Ohio winds blew 21 skydivers into Lake Erie killing at least two fifteen others were the who practice jumping As wore no life belts or other equipment which would have supported coast guard officials feared some of the lbs poses at White House divers May have been blown As far As eight Miles from the jumpers had intended to land at orters Airfield in nearby two of them came Down on land but the rest were blown into the one managed to swim to Shore and boaters saved three the coast guard recovered two one was identified As Dorsie Kitchen of one of those Bob of said the plan was to jump at 000 feet and fall to feet before opening their the jump signal was Given and the divers bailed out from their b25 above a heavy Over Coy at about feet the divers broke through the overcast and discovered they were Over the he one of the other divers picked up safely was identified As Bud Johnson and kitchens bodies were picked up by a boat Dean who was fishing with two companions in the participating in the search were military 15 private four coast guard boats and several private Johnson spends quiet Day at White House Washington ident Johnson quietly celebrated his 59th birthday at the White House thankful for his health and confident of the the White House said the president spent a quiet Day with his a Day that also included some of his regular who this week stood in for the president at several Texas re turned to Washington late saturday night to be with the president on his the Johnsons eldest daughter Lynda also spent the Day at the White the presidents youngest remained in Texas with her she sent her birthday greetings by when the president and Johnson Are at the White House on they often spend the afternoon swimming in the White House Pool or Bowling at the lanes in the executive continued on Back 5 beatles Epstein Dies at 32 London up Brian who discovered the beatles in a Liverpool cellar and masterminded their rocket ride to Fortune and was found dead at his London Home Sun a Friend said there were no suspicious circumstances in the death of the 32yearold Bache he has been unwell for some the Friend the reason for his death is at pres ent there were no in toward circumstances associated with a Scotland Yard spokesman said esptein housekeeper be came worried because his door was locked and she could get no reply from she called others whom the spokesman would not the door was opened and Epstein found dead in police were then one of two senior police offi cers who visited Epstein Home later in the afternoon said so far As we Are it is a sudden i assume there will be postmortem and it is a continued on Back 1 14 Safe in ditching airline plane went Down in the Atlantic 200 Yards off Huma Rock Beach Here sunday and All 14 persons aboard were res police the two engine Craft was in route from Provincetown to

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