The Minneapolis Star from Minneapolis, Minnesota on December 9, 1966 · Page 2
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The Minneapolis Star from Minneapolis, Minnesota · Page 2

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Friday, December 9, 1966
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The Minneapolis n FRIDAV, DECEMBER 9, 1966 HIT BY TORNADO A tornado touched down in Potosi, Mo., Thursday, and ripped the roof off this house. Then the tornado picked up a large oak tree and hurled it into the house, demolishing it. Mrs. Ethel Family of 5 Escapes to W. Berlin WEST BERLIN, Germany U An East German family of five slipped on foot through Communist border barriers before dawn today and escaped into the American sector of West Berlin, police reported. The Potsdam butcher and his wife, both 37, heaved their two daughters, 10 and 7, over the last obstacle, a barbed-wire fence. Then they climbed through with their 18-year-old son. Police said the family set off alarms as they climbed through the fense, and East German border guards fired shots, but none of the family was hit. Their only wounds were scratches from the barbed wire. The family escaped at a spot where the spotlight of the nearest border watch-tower could not catch them as they passed through the 400 - yard cleared "death strip" and then through the barbed wire. But the father told a West Berlin customs official: "We had no plan for the escape. We just marched off and hoped that it would somehow succeed. And it did succeed." DIRECTORS NAMED LA CROSSE, Wis. (Special) Two lay directors have been named for Viterbo College, a Catholic liberal arts college for women in La Crosse. They are W. Leo Murphy, chairman of the board of Gateway Transportation Co., La Crosse, and Howard Dahl. general manager of WKBT Television, Inc., La Crosse. C A - A I a n S The m mm t Mitl7 A IttncKar k Xi. "Jo'iy Rccer" Bradf'e'd, !cca! auhcr and i'ust'3cr cf children's bocks will be at Powers Main Ficcr Ecc Dec3rtT'ert cn Saturday, December 10. Dcwrcvn rrcm 12:00 to 2:00, e-d 'Kncl'wood from 4:00 io 5:00. Hae hrm du:ocrsch h:s tvo rev books, The Flying Hockey Stick ard G'ants Corre in Different Sizes. 2.95 each. Ccme in, write in cr phene 332-2141. Powers Ma'n Flcor Ecc3, Dsw-,ton ard Kc"zod United Press International Maness, who was in the house at the time, received slight injuries. Only minor damage was reported to other homes in the area. Looking over the debris was a local reporter. U.S. Expected Far Bloodier Viet War By BOB WASHINGTON, D.C. UP) The United States expected a far bloodier Viet Nam war, it was learned today. Indications are that the Pentagon prepared for the worst, expecting perhaps 10,-000 dead this year and five times as many wounded. Casualties have been much lower although still running into staggering numbers more than 4,600 killed and 30,000 wounded in the past 11 months. A top source said that when the Pentagon began planning the big military buildup in Southeast Asia, statistical studies were conducted which projected U.S. losses at 200 casualties per day per 100,000 men. The figure, derived from experience in World War II and the Korean conflict, was needed to determine possible replacement and medical demands. Simply stated, the computerized calculation showed the United States could expect for each 100,000 men in Viet Nam to sustain daily THE MINNEAPOLIS STAR 1(10 which r3 been Incorporated The irinecoclii Journal Pjbliihed oaMy except Sjidav. C i Pcr-jnd Ave., Virr-eapo!u, Mjnn, 554o, j bi the Minr.e:oct ':r end Tribune CoD:ny. Secf.a-e ast pss'sse POja ot V nrapo!:i. V r-esota. TeieoHent 372-4141 $USClTlON IXTI ir MAIl MINNESOTA. SCf-H DAKOTA. $0'JTH DAKOTA. IC-A'A, W 5COKSIN S'3r 3Dc per week T- Djne IMon. tr.-cjsh Sat.) 23e per week TrDjrt (Sundry c! 25: per week ALL OTHER STATES S--r 45c Per week Tr bune (Mon. through 6at.) 4c per week T' bun (Sunday cnivl 35c per week The Aitocic'ed Pres it entitled ex-c'.sey to the use for rtotb'icot.on o o i local new printed ;n th-i nei-pco-r c$ well cs oil AP newi d'patcres. .ji jJ, w il Y Star HORTOX 10 combat deaths. 50 wounded and 140 "non-hostile" casualties resulting from accident, disease or other causes. Actual figures have averaged three killed, 14 wounded and 75 nonhostile losses per day per 100,000 men, this source said. Averages are rather meaningless, however, when it comes to describing the war's toll of life. Defense Department statistics show that since the first of January, 4,639 Americans have been killed in Viet Nam, running the count since Jan. 1, 1961 to 6,236 as of last Saturday. This does not include 1,436 men who have died in plane and helicopter accidents, and from disease or other causes not attributable to enemy action. GIFTS for MEN Velveteen HOST COAT Fully Satin lined. Satin Trim. Wine Saty - Green Luxurious! $29.95 For Mail Orden Hurry e:C7"'EeS f.SVSrJFS TAILORS' Arthur Kontz fHLj;i: , i. NOSTMSTA CENTER tr-. 1 W2-S4M n r Open Men. tfmirUte IH I I HI' 'IB STrCK Meet BradHeld Peace Corps Head Raps Draft Policy By OHL R. STILIS WASHINGTON, D.C. OIT) The Peace Corps is angry with local draft boards that call corpsmen up from overseas for military service. Peace Corps Director Jack Hood Vaughn, in a speech Thursday at Utah State University in Logan, took issue with the policy cf some local draft boards, declaring that corpsmen were "second to no other American" including soldiers in Viet Nam. T am ready to dispute anyone on that point, including 4,000 draft boards if it comes to that," Vaughn said. "Perhaps I am loading the question, but I believe that if I could ask our young men m combat a single question about the Peace Corps, it would be this: 'If it were in your power to defer, for two years, a qualified man whose service elsewhere might in some very small way lessen the chances of this kind of thing happening again . . . would vou do so?' "I believe the answer would be 'yes,'" Vaughn said. To date, onlv Phillip J. Wagner, 24, of Felton, Calif., a Peace Corps volunteer in Peru, has been inducted. Ten others have been granted deferments, four are facing callup, and 21 are in an "unresolved" category. Roll Anywhere. Portable with Color! Take off in a bold and beautiful splashy print cn nylon velvet. It's accented with a gold bow, a lew squash golo heel and a lively gold tie by Sbicca. It's the ver-satile party shoe for style and comfort! Sizes 5-9, narrow and medium, J 14 Ccme in, write in, cr phone 332-2141. At The Spot, Downtown, e'so ovailab'e at Knollwood e-d H'c-.Vd US. PLANES, MIGs CLASH B52s Strike in Bv ROBERT SAIGON, South Viet Nam if) Waves of B52 bombers struck Communist positions in South Viet Nam today in three raids that ranged from near Saigon to the northern edge of the country. The triple blow was part of a stepped-up B52 campaign. The Pentagon disclosed last week that 20 more of the big bombers have been added to the 30 Stratoforts based on Guam, 2,000 miles from South Viet Nam And in one raid on the North Thursday, U.S. fighter-bombers were attacked by Communist M3G interceptors only six miles northeast of the center of Hanoi The MIGs fired heat-seeking air-to-air missiles but failed to score hits, a U.S. spokesman said. He reported, however, that one U.S. plane was shot down by Communist ground Toy Deemed No Proof of Adultery ASHFORD, England (UP!) Denis Seabrooke sued his wife, Jessie, for divorce, convinced the teddy bear she took to bed and fondled was a lover's memento. Nonsense, the court said, dismissing the suit The bear, although a gift from a friend, was likely a "juvenile toy" and certainly was not proof of adultery. your own. ."."AWWTAlrW.yp.'n 1 Scrabbie"Crbssword Cubes. I BSCS' Selchow &Righter Co. B w ifipre, cw tone TUCKMAX fire over North Viet Nam and two more were shot down in South Viet Nam. Ground action in So-uth Viet Nam continued light with both the U.S. and Vietnamese military commands reporting only minor engagements. U.S. pilots flew 75 bombing missions against North Viet Nam j-esterday and hit at radar sites, roads, storage1 areas and military barracks around Hanoi, Haiphong and Dien Eiea Phu and in the southern part of the country. The Thunderchief shot down by ground fire during the torays was tne 44ytn announced American loss of the air offensive against the North. The pilot is listed as missing. . American pilots flew 371 cnrtici! vectdrrfav nvpr Qmith Viet Nam and claimed destruction or damage to 270 enemy huts and structures, 43 bunkers and 26 sampans. South Vietnamese pilots flew 147 combat sorties. The two planes downed raised the combat olsses over the South to at least 136 planes. One plane downed by enemy ground fire was an Air Force B57 Canberra bomber. 1 I m M If fl I J BxT IL' I m V 1 w.jr 1,' BLACK AND WSSm White pin dots on black vinyl cardigan jacket, $15 Flat knit, long sleeved turtle neck top, black or white, S, M, L, 4.50 Contour dotted vinyl belt on white wool pleated skirt, $13 Single breasted blazer jacket, black or white wool, $23 Ribbed, black long sleeved turtle neck top, $6 Stovepipe pant of black wool, contoured dotted vinyl belt, $12 Not shown: black and white dotted vinyl hip hugger skirt, $ Wool hip hugger skirt in black or white, $10 Al! in sizes 5-13. Come in, write or phone 332-2141. The Place for Young Juniors, Downtown, Jr. Sportswear, Knollwood and Highland Christmas Shop Powers three stores every night including Saturday. Tuple Attack Both pilots bailed out and were rescued. The other plane was an 1 h I V. 7.-. M. -Ik m m mm m mm m m , m m m W X ' :.. M I' I I . Air Force F100 Super Sabre jet which was hit by ground fire. The pilot was killed z hum mm t & -t'A

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