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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 3

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i Palm Beach Post, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 1968-3 1 1 I'M Book Fair Set ForSouthboro Da Nang Military Base Shelled By Communist Rockets, Mortars LOOKING FOR a THE UNUSUAL er. will deliver a speech. "What Southboro School is Doing for Your Child." CUSTOM MADE DRAPERY There was no immediate report on the extent of damage or whether there were casualties. Associated Press correspondent Robert D. Oh man reported from Da Nang that 8 to 12 of the rockets, believed to be 122mm. hit within or just north of the huge U.S. airbase. Another salvo of rockets landed somewhere between 3rd Marine Division headquarters and the I S., naval supply base, which is across the river SAIGON (AP) - At least 30 heavy rockets and a number of mortars slammed into the big military base at Da Nang late Tuesday and early Wednesday after the enemy shelled three provincial capitals and six other towns. One rocket set off a huge fire in what was believed to be a South Vietnamese army ordinance depot in the second attack in three days on this second largest city in South Vietnam. GIVHLVING The Parent-Teacher Association of the Southboro Elementary School will sponsor a "Book Fair" at the school Monday and Tuesday. The event is designed to enhance each child's personal library and arouse a greater interest in reading. The books will be on display during this "book week" in the school library. Mrs. Martha W. Thuss, Southboro librarian, will familiarize the children with the books. The price range of the books will be from 25 cents to $3. Proceeds from the sale of the paper and hard-back books will help pay for the school's air conditioners purchased by thePTA. The school PTA will meet Tuesday at 7:30 in the school library. Mrs. Marjorie Stout, the Remedial Reading teach- 236-Carat Diamond MOSCOW (UPI)-A 236-ca-rat diamond, the heaviest ever mined in the Soviet Union, has been discovered in frigid Yakutia, the Soviet news agency reported Tuesday. LESSONS FOR CHRISTMAS! Thuc said information indicated the enemy planned "tour days and four nights of harrassment" to set the stage for a major ground attack, with Da Nang the possible target. South Vietnamese officials say the recent upsurge in action in the area around Da Nang and in the coastal lowlands to the south marks the beginning of a "winter offensive." South Vietnamese officials said the attacks Tuesday night on the provincial capitals and towns raised to 68 the number of such violations of the bombing halt agreement since President Johnson announced an end to all attacks on North Vietnam Oct. 31. 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