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The Daily Herald from Chicago, Illinois • Page 14

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The Daily Heraldi
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Chicago, Illinois
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Section Tuesday. July 1969 THE HERALD He Fights With Food, Toys A I'niti-d States Navyman from Schaum- huru pl.iMiii! .1 MUmfieant roll- in the Milt- to h.ilt Communist aggression by p.irtu'ipatinK in the far-reaching Civic Action riiitfr.ims in the Republic of Vist- u.im Mckunif PrtU He HospiUilnum Gregory Ament. 211 Mr Mrx Ament. I.UI Sharon Lane. Weathersfield, who is sutiom-il aboaid the self-propelled bar- r.iek^ ship Benew.ih.

fljgship for Klntill.i ('ne the n.iuil element of the Aruu N.ivy Mobile Riverine Force Mitt which operates on the rivcrwas of the sto.imy Mekong Delta CIMC Action is official effort to win the people and encourage them to resist the uleoloyN of the Communists making it more difticult for the Viet Cong to operate thrciuh delta marshland. THK PROGRAM includes handing out Project Handclasp items and other materials, as well as assisting orphanages and outschools and providing food and crop seeds to flood refugees. Ament recently participated in a combination Medical-Dental Civic Action Program in the small watorfront village of Tan My Chanh in populous Kien Hea province. "This type of work is one of the most worthwhile activities I've been involved in since coming from Vietnam." the young Conant High School graduate said Ament joined five other hospital corpsmen, three doctors, three dentists and four dental technicians, as well as a dozen other volunteers for a brief boat i to the delta village, which is 25 miles southwest of Saigon. HOSPITAUMAN GREGORY Ament of Schflumburg applies medication to a sore en a young Vietnamese child as his mother watches.

The 20-year-old sailor spent the entirp day tending the wounds of the people in the tiny Mekong Delta village. NOW ot Podd AIL PHON 2400 Wont Ads Duodlmn 11 2300 Other Depts. Dck Publications cs394- 0110 Home Delivery Mmtd Poptfi 1 1 17OO Scores-Bulletins HornMl Delivery Subscribers wishing to report non-delivery or to request replacement of today's newspaper are asked to phone the Circulation Office no later than 11 a.m. 394-0110 As their 56-foot Navy Armored Troop Carrier (ATC) lied up to a wooden pier outside the small community, the men were by smiling, arm-waving band of Vietnamese youngsters, although this is not the usual reception awaiting gunboat sailors on tarticnl operations in delta swamplands ON A TM'K'AI. mission, wu-li heavily armed and armored ATC i-nrries 40 battle- ready infantrymen into an area ot operation where I'hey beached to seek out the elusive enemy waiting ashore.

The ATI" always remains nearby to provide logistical, communication ami clow gunfire Rather than the barrage of enemy iwk- ets and automatic wwipoiw fire, Ament's group received happy smiles from the village welcoming committee The sailors unloaded various medlcnl and dental equipment, as well as IOVN, candy and oilier inlseellaix'mis Homo. This was done under the silent giiltlnneo of tiny self-appointed Vietnamese wijx'r- intendent.s. Word quickly spread through the Itnmk'l of the American presence and soon whole, families made their way into the vlllngo seeking whatever benefits the sailorn might offer. AMKNT AND THK other corpsmen erected a medical aid station in one end of the village square and dental station was sot up close by. A trio of navy men handed out kites, shoes, clothing and toys to the eager children while other sailors played ball and romped with youngsters.

The men distributed more than 200 toothbrushes and tubes of toothpaste along with dental care pamphlets and 200 bars of soap. Also passed out were several cases of baby formula, an assortment of medicines and 250 pounds of food, clothing and toys. The group treated a total of 125 medical and dental patients during their visit. "WE ALL FEEL secure and are not afraid when you are in our area," the hamlet chief told riverine sailors though an interpreter. He said that the navymen are always welcome in his village and invited them to return often.

Late in the afternoon, the crew departed the tiny village for the swift gunboat ride back the Mobile Riverine Base anchored nearby in the My Tho River, but another similar visit has been scheduled for Tan MyChan Teaming the Army's infantrymen with the Navy's riverboats against the Viet Cong across the 26,000 square mile delta, the Mobile Riverine Force has been conducting more and more Civic Action pro- prams in the torrid marshlands. Participation is on a strictly voluntary basis and men like Ament are the major contributors. A TRIP like this, you have a genuine feeling of satisfaction. We can never do enough for these people," Ament wrote home. Ament was graduated from James B.

Conant High School before entering the Navy in October, 1967. Prior to arriving in Vietmm last February, he had been stationed at the U.S Naval Hospital, Portsmouth, Va. ELK GROVE Amateur Radio Lub members Dennis Basile, left, and David Erlawdson participated in a field exercise last weekend near Elk Grove High School. Members prac- ROLLING MEADOWS PEOPLE TO PEOPLE" shopping Redecorating? For some unique ideas call one of our home decorators. 255-6060 for in the home ser- MM-rot laardmvlor nnqum Kd l.rnlri KolliHI TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS LEAVE YOU CONFUSED? SEE BEEMACK WORLD TRAVEL 253-4130 3427 KNICHOM ROAD WIST MM COACH UTI INN MIADOMV HUNOIS 00001 Wi mryffcxie pwk gravr FREE PICK-UP SERVICE Any Phont 255-3600 EVENING SERVICE AVAILAHE Moo Thurt Fri.

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Be a guest at your own party let us do the work. Caff for Estimates GWEN-LOR CATERING (tolling Meadows Shopping Center (Niar 1ht Poll Off ict) 392-1015 ticed under simulated emergency conditions they would face if an atomic attack wiped out all sources of power. Neariug Completion Construction of a office building at Higgins Road and Nicholas Boulevard in Elk Grove Village is scheduled for completion Aug. 1, according to Gottlieb--Beale Chicago real estate firm. Lions and Animals Featured Upcoming events in Elk Grove Village in the next week include the Lions all-day celebration Friday and two performances of the Carson Barnes Five-Ring Wild Animal Circus next Tuesday.

The 6th annual July 4th celebration at Lions Park boasts a schedule of events from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Events include baseball at 11 a.m., flag raising ceremony at 12:30 p.m., baseball at 1 p.m., and pony rides from 1:30 to 5 p.m. Also included is a trampoline show and baseball at 3 p.m., a police department demonstration at 4 p.m., a fire department demonstration at 5 p.m., another trampoline show at 6 p.m., a water show at 7 m. and fireworks display at 9:30 m.

REFRESHMENT TENTS and games will be open from 1 p.m. until after the fireworks display. Next Tuesday the Elk Grove Kiwanis Club will be sponsoring the Carson and Barnes Circus, with performances at 2 and 8 There will also be three herds of performing elephants, liberty horses, ponies, llamas, camels, and other wild and domestic animals. Circus stars from 18 nations include aer- Daily Crossword ACROSS 1. Blackbird 5.

African worms 9. Conceal 10. Cry of pain 11. Portable staircase 13. Look over quickly 15.

Cricket term 16. Set of teeth 18. Make goo- goo eyes 21. Debit entries 22. Hooks for handling logs 24.

Dangerous curve 25. 26. Individually: abbr. 28.ABela Lugosi pet 31. Tea experts 36.

Undermines 38. Seed coating 39. Statements 41. Cavalier state: abbr. 42.

Tiny nuisance 43. Palm or Easter 46. Biblical name 48. Mis, new or raw 49. Scotch companion 50.

Does needlework DOWN 1. Transmute 2. Free of pests 3. Quaint 4. Garden menace 5.

Behold 6. Kicks out 7. Blame 8. Stock certificates 11. Aerial maneuver 12.

Depend on 14. Hero of "The Untouchables" 17. Proboscises 19. Music note 20. Apple fancier 23.

Script direction 27. One time 28. Ice formation 29. Bullrings 30. Salad ingredient 32.

Questions 33. Symbol for erbium 34. Competitors Yesterday'! Answer 35. Do away with 37. Out of style by now 40.

Beer: slang 44. By birth 45. Kind of crow 47. Sun god is 39 4 25 Ib 12. Zl 17 21.

40 4ft SO 15 45 41 DAILY CBYPTOQUOTE --Here's how to work it: A A A One letter simply stands for another. In this sample A IB used for the three L's, for the two O's, etc. Single letters, apostrophes, the length and formation of the words are all hints. Each day the code letters are different A Cryptogram Quotation Yesterday's Cryptoquote: THERE IS TWO THINGS IN THIS LIFE FOR WHICH WE ARE NEVER FULLY PREPARED AND THAT (C 1969, Xing Features Syndicate, lac.) ialists, acrobats, jugglers, contortionists, clowns, wire-walkers, bareback riders and aerial ballet dancers. The circus is featuring two famous wild animal trainers, Freddie Logan and Donnie Cart with their performing jungle bred animals.

ADVANCED PRICES are $2 for adults and $1 for children. Door prices are increased to $2.50 for adults and $1.25 for children. The circus will be located in the Grove Shopping Center, Arlington Heights and Biesterfield roads. Arlingtones Head Dies at Contest Edward C. Wilson, III, director of the Arlingtones, died suddenly Saturday in St.

Louis. Wilson was visiting St. Louis with the Arlingtones, a chapter of the Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barber Shop Quartet Singing in America. The group was competing in the international chorus championship and placed ninth out of 15 other choruses. Under Wilson's direction, the Arling- tones won the Illinois district championship title last fall.

The group consists of about 70 residents of the Northwest suburbs. Wilson, 40, lived at 2207 Grant Evanston, and was a manufacturer's representative for Milton-Bradley, toy suppliers in Chicago. SURVIVORS INCLUDE his wife, Audrey; daughters, Kathleen, Patricia, Sarah and Martha; parents, Mr. and Mrs. Edward C.

Wilson of Indian Rocks Beach, a brother, Charles, and a sister, Mrs. William Williams, III, both of Evanston. Visitation will be tonight, 7 to 9, in Hef- blethwaite Chapel, 1567 Maple Evanston. Services will be held tomorrow at 11 a.m. in St.

Matthew's Episcopal Church, 2120 Lincoln Evanston, and interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, Evanston. Flooding, Damage Light in Village Elk Grove Village has managed to avoid excessive flooding and damage in the light of recent heavy rainfalls and high winds. The village reports that there were some power failures in sections of the village last Friday and Sunday, but that there were few complaints of flooding. There was no storm-related damage to report following thunderstorms Sunday and Monday, according to Fire Chief Allen Hulett. Wind damage was at a minimum.

Last week several walls of buildings under construction were blown down in the industrial park. Harvey Goeddeke, an employe in the street department, reported there was one rather "messy" situation last week. He said an outhouse at a building under construction on Lunt Avenue blew down, leaving a clean-up job for the street department. ELK GROVE HERALD Published dally Monday through Friday by Paddock Publications. Inc.

217 W. Campbell Street Arlington Heights, Illinois 60008 SUBSCRIPTION RATES Home Delivery in Elk Grove 25c Per Week 65 1M 1 and 2... 3.00 6.00 3 and 4. 4 00 7 75 5 and 6 4 5O 8 75 7 and 8 475 950 JM $1200 1525 1725 1875 Want Ads 394-2400 Other Depts. 394-2300 Borne Delivery 394-0110 Chicago 775-1990 Second class postage paid at Arlington Heights.

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