Red Bluff Daily News (Red Bluff, California) 29 October 1968 Page 1

joyce_perkins Member Photo

Clipped by joyce_perkins

Red Bluff Daily News (Red Bluff, California) 29 October 1968 Page 1 - local by the "could 30 Plans To Exercise...
local by the "could 30 Plans To Exercise Airlifting Troops To South 1 By BOB HORTON WASHINGTON (AP)-- Pentagon Pentagon sources say the Defense Department Department is planning an exercise exercise airlifting troops to South Korea, but is holding back on a formal announcement to avoid endangering the Paris peace talks. The announcement was due Monday. It was uncertain how long formal disclosure would be withheld. The e x e i f i s e would be similar to one which moved a full division division from Ft, Hood, Tex., to NOR/CAL INDUSTRIES PRUNE HARVESTER West Germany in October, 19G3. Sources said the South Korean maneuver would involve about 2,500 trops, 1,500 f them A r m y paratroopers and the oth- ers Air Force men. Gen. Charles H. Bonesteel III, U. N. commander in South Korea, Korea, said here today North Korea Korea is "more openly belligerent Shrine Dinner Nov. 2 --Reservaf/ons Due Model ^ man operation 23 6 pan and equipped with a Gou'd Bros trunk shake. Pow ered by two 6 cylinder Chevy ?3i3 cubic inch motors May be seen at Rt 1. Box 539, High way C J9 F. Red Bluff Phone lD/4 AT EDWARDS RANCH Tehama County Shrine Club will hold its Annual Ladies Night on Nov. 2 in conjunction with the "Food Drive" for the San Francisco unit of the Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children, Larry Berry, president, president, said. The dinner will be held at the Wilcox Oaks Club be^uminc; at 7:30 p.m. and reservation.? must be in by tomorrow. Guest s p e a k e r at the dinner will be Noble Everett J. Chapman Chapman of Ben All Temple. His talk will explain requirements, procedures and activities of the Hospital for Crippled Children and also of the new BurnFacil- ities. There are 22 hospitals and three Burn Facilities in the United States operated at no cost to the patient. These are available available to children under 14 years of age of any race, creed or color. The "Food Drive" is a unique Tehama County Shrine Club project. Through gifts and purchases, purchases, it accumulates a truck load of foodstuffs which is donated donated to the San Francisco Hospital. Hospital. It is trucked there at the head ol a caravan of Shriners, wives and friends, who are given a tour of the hospital. and ready" to cause trouble than at any time since 1953. "I think it is f air to say that with the exception of the conflict conflict in Vietnam, nowhere else in the world today is there so direct and inflammable a confrontation confrontation . . . as there is along along Korea's DMZ," he said. Bonesteel's remarks came a day after the Pentagon delayed, according to Defense Department Department sources, announcing an exercise airlifting troops to South Korea. Purpose of the delay, delay, the sources said, is to avoid endangering the Paris Peace talks. Bonesteel, also commander of the U. S. 8th Army, said fire is exchanged along the Korean DMZ-- demilitarized zone-"almost zone-"almost every day or night. Bonesteel told the Association of the United States Army that 100 U. S. and South Korean troops have been killed and 200 wounded in more than 200 fire fights so far this year. Since September 1966 hostile actions b the North Koreans have killed 33 I'. S. soldiers and officers, he .said. "Although 15 ears have passed passed since the si'anii', of the armistice, Korea is still without without real peace, and the Korean war isn't fulls over," the cen- eral stated. "In fact the situation in 1908 is probably more unstable and North Korea more openlj belligerent belligerent and ready, willing and able to cause trouble than at any time since 1953." Bonesteel said the Comm- unists are waging "porous warfare" warfare" against South Korea, sending highly trained agent-in- ti,trators by land and sea into the South to attack U. N. personnel personnel and conduct other forms of suDverslon. Bonesteel commands two U.S. divisions plus assorted support units and more than 500,000 South Koreans. Deposing him, he said, is a "well equipped highly dedicated" army of over 300,000 men organized into 25 small but powerful divisions. We would like to express our appreciation to everyone everyone for their thought- fulnei-s and h e l p . It made the loss of our home a little more bearable. bearable. The Robert Anderson Family WALLACE NOTICE A vote for Wallace-Grif- fm is a vote for Wallace- LeMay G r i f f i stand-in. (Do not write in any names!) WALLACE-LeMAY 527-5948

Clipped from
  1. Red Bluff Daily News,
  2. 29 Oct 1968, Tue,
  3. Page 1

joyce_perkins Member Photo
  • Red Bluff Daily News (Red Bluff, California) 29 October 1968 Page 1

    joyce_perkins – 22 Jun 2013

Want to comment on this Clipping? Sign up for a free account, or sign in