The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida on November 27, 1968 · Page 7
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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 7

West Palm Beach, Florida
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Wednesday, November 27, 1968
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Palm Beach Post, Wednesday, Nov. 27. 19687 Allies Meet Enemy In DMZ; First Time Since Bomb Halt Date Of Tax Exemption Undecided slipped across to scout enemy troop movements aYid gun positions. Reinforcements were rushed in to relieve the 3rd Marine Division patrol when it came under heavy fire from troops entrenched in fortified positions just 500 yards inside the zone. Jet air strikes and artillery were called in to silence North Vietnamese automatic weapons fire. Late Tuesday, there was no word on U.S. or North Vietnamese casualties. A U.S. spokesman said the fact the Leathernecks made contact so close to the southern perimeter "is a fairly good confirmation'' of intelligence reports indicating a threat to Con Thien. Seven miles to the east. South Vietnamese infantrymen reported killing at least three North Vietnamese soldiers and taking one prisoner during a brief clash north of Gio Linh and about a mile inside the southern half of the SAIGON AP - Allied lorces thrust into the demilitarized zone Tuesday for the lirst time since the Nov. 1 bombing halt and tangled with North Vietnamese soldiers in two raging firelights. Military spokesmen said U.S. Marines and South Vietnamese infantrymen invaded the corrido.v because of stepped up enemy artillery fire and a possible threat to the Leatherneck outpost at Con Thien. just below the DMZ I'.S. and South Vietnamese officials contend President Johnson's order stopping the bombing of North Vietnam was contingent on North Vietnam's not "abusing'' the DMZ by using it lor military opera-Uons The U.S. Command said there have been 2K7 "indications of enemy presence and activity'' in the zone this month The two battles, just inside the southern end of the DMZ. were touched oil when Marine and South Vietnamese patrols E f I Unless y I obvious t i I ahead i I 'X And asy to say. Hard to prove, u taste it. Then it's pretty lat Seagram's 7 Crown is f the rest. In smoothness, lightness. And, of course, popularity, too. Seagram's and Be Sure. two U.S. jet planes downed over North Vietnam Monday. Details were withheld while rescue efforts were under way. North Vietnam charged in a Radio Hanoi broadcast that U.S. fighter-bombers strafed and fired rockets Tuesday over Quang Binh Province. 40 miles north of the DMZ. and over Nghe An Province, 175 miles north of the border. It demanded an end to what it called a resumptionof the U.S. air war against North Vietnam. The areas which the broadcast claimed were attacked apparently were near where the two U.S. planes are believed to have been downed Monday. The U.S. Command said American planes were using "suppressive fire." softening up the area so rescue helicopters could go in safely. There has been no official U.S. word on the fate of the downed airmen, but Radio Hanoi claimed the pilots of both aircraft were captured. In scattered firelights 35 to 50 miles northwest of Saigon and 40 miles south of the capital. U.S. troops reported killing 43 enemy soldiers. U.S. casualties for all the fights were reported as three dead. 37 wounded. AP correspondent Richard Pyle reported from Dien Ban that several regiments of U.S. Marines were pushing their "Operation Meade River" to weed out enemy cadre and troops around that district town 10 miles south of Da Nang. Dien Ban sits on one of the main attack routes to the nation's second biggest city. Five Viet Cong were killed and one prisoner was taken Tuesday. Pyle said. In Saigon, two explosions, apparently the work of Viet Cong terrorists, rocked two buildings Tuesday. There was considerable damage, but only two civilians slightlv TALLAHASSEE (LTD -The question of whether a new tax exemption for owner-occupied condominium apartments takes effect in 1969 or 1970 remained an issue Tuesday and the attorney general's office said it has no official request for an opinion. Neither has the attorney general been asked to rule on the effective date of the new-State Constitution which grants the $5,000 homestead tax exemption to condominiums been received. Asst. Attv. Gen. Herbert Benn said. Rep. William Fleece, R-St. Petersburg, said he has asked for both questions to be resolved, but the letter containing the request must be delayed in the mail. The attorney general's staff discussed the question of the effective date of the Constitution this afternoon but Benn said there will be no comment on the concensus until an official opinion is rendered. Fleece said if the Constitution is not effective until Jan. 7. as contended by some constitutional lawyers in the legislature, the exemption will be delayed until Jan. 1. 1970 "and 1 don't think that was the intent of the legislature." But Rep. Marshall Harris. D-Miami said this was the intent, and it was "made very clear" in floor debate on the new tax exemption in the legislature. K HKYI & SKI.I. K & I SKI) Baby Cribs STROLLERS CARRIAGES PLAY YARDS HI-CHAIRS Schroder's 127 LAKEVIEW AVE. On Phillips Point j 'hm-JU2-jll0 DMZ. Gio Linh is the eastern anchor of the allied bases strung along the northern frontier. The South Vietnamese ran into troops from the 138th North Vietnamese Regiment w hile looking for gun positions used in shelling their border positions. The U.S. Command had announced earlier that American guns and fighter planes attacked North Vietnamese positions in the DMZ Monday after five American reconnaissance planes were fired on. Two of the reconnaissance planes were hit by machine-gun fire but returned safely to their bases. Fire from American artillery. Navy ships and Air Force fighter-bombers destroyed three machine-gun positions, two bunkers and 81 yards of trenches in the two halves of the DMZ. headquarters said. Search efforts continued for four crewmen missing aboard Rule Asked On Hair Of Student TALLAHASSEE. IAP) -Can the state hear an appeal from a long-haired Alachua County youth who claims he can wear his hair any way he wants to school? State School Supt. Floyd Christian said Tuesday he had asked Atty. Gen. Earl Fair-cloth lor a determination on the matter. The case involves 16-year old Michael Canney of Gainesville, who has stayed out of Gainesville High School since suspension on Oct. 10. He was suspended, officials said, because his hair didn't meet the "normal and acceptable" standards set by the Alachua Cnuntv School Board. Canney 's attorney is appealing to the State Board of Education, consisting of Gov. Claude Kirk and State Cabinet officials, but the matter did not come up in Tuesday's regular meeting. State School Board Plans Area Hearing umr mjtr 11 LbJ 0 CHURCH OF THE HOLY SPIRIT w lh an. fothoi Ntn f. WalMnan, Ikim fc 1003 tllendolt Rood - Vi Milt Wost of Stois (. THANKSGIVING DAY MASS 10 A.M. C (Every Fomily in church on this Holy Day) O Sun., Dec. 1st - 1st Sunday Advent M Moimv 8. 9 (Sung) HAM. EventonQ & Bndictn 6PM E j Seagram Distillers Company, New York City. Blended Whiskey. 86 Prool. 65 Grain Neutral Spirits. jaZwk? ALWAYS FIRST QUALITY ' The new Florida Public School Board, as part of a series "t meetings being held $25.00 get acquainted otter! This is our way of introducing KitchenAid food waste disposers. KitchenAid disposers handle the toughest food waste, from bones to stringy vegetables. We believe you'll like them so well that you'll tell your friends. That's why we'll deduct $25 from any KitchenAid disposer price when you buy it with any front-loading KitchenAid dishwasher. This offer is good from now until December 25, 1968. Save on installation cost, too. See the world of difference in KitchenAid dishwashers. They're built with good old-fashioned quality to work better and last longer. in&iilZ.' :7 KitchenAid OISHWASMERS & DISPOSERS INCORPORATED PLUMBING & APPLIANCES 1917 North Dixie 833-0844 sll KHK U throughout the state, will hold a public hearing on the condition of the local system at the Palm Beach High School auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 10. The board, which services in an advisory capacity to the State Department of Education, was established in the past session of the State Legislature and given the responsibility of studying the public school system from kindergarten through grade 12. It is expected that educators, governmental and civic leaders, and private citizens from Martin, St. Lucie. Glades. Hendry and Okeechobee counties, as well as from Palm Beach County, will attend the meeting here. Paul C. Wolfe. West Palm Beach attorney, and Clifton G. Dyson. West Palm Beach businessman, are area members of the 14-member board. "The board is particularly interested in matters pertaining to money which was put into the system as a result of the past legislative session. It is also interested in all other areas of the school systems of the state." Wilbert R. Canning of St. Petersburg, board chairman, said Tuesday. Dr. A. Donaldson Thorp, chairman of the Palm Beach County School Board, said he expected local educators to ask lor an end to the State Legislature's practice of requiring that specific courses be taught in all of the state's schools. "The question of professional negotiations agreements and of emergency certification of teachers who have completed only one year ol college can also be expected to stimulate discussion," Thorp said. In addition to the area men. other members of the Florida Public School Board are: Warren N. Biggs, Wilfred C. Varn. J. F. Bryan III, Thomas J. Wetherell. Clark Maxwell Jr.. Mrs. Wayne Bevis. Dr. John W. Caspersen. Jack Harllee Jr.. Theodore C. Slack. Archbishop Coleman F. Carroll. W. Samuel Tucker Jr. and. as ex-olficio members. Gov. Claude R. Kirk Jr. Daniel H. De-Lange. administrative assistant lor education to the governor, and State School Supt. Floyd T. Christian. Ital i a ii s To Visit TEHRAN i APi - Iran's Prime Minister Amir Abass lloveida and his wife begin Wednesday a 20-day tour of France and the United States, government sources reported. After seeing President de Gaulle ;n Paris, they reach New York Dec. 2. They are expected to visit U.N. Secretary-General U Thant. President and Mrs. Johnson at the White House and President-elect Richard M. Nixon. " V Penncraft Premiui Penncraft 'Power Propelled' 21' Rotary Mower VJj 21" Rotary Mower w V Vli HP 4 Cycle Your x Grass Catcher 1 V A J $10Y caahU . A' JA'Tr. yJ LayawayThis H 4 ) 9 only J& S 3"j HP 4 cycle Rugged Steel Deck Chain Drive Grass Catcher Orig. $109 6 only Gal. 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