The Lincoln Star from Lincoln, Nebraska on November 26, 1965 · Page 1
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CORNHUSKER SEASON PERFECT • • • Stories, Pictures On Sports Pages 21-24 THE LINCOLN STAR «4TH YEAR No. 48 LINCOLN, NEB., FRIDAY Hi O R N 1 N O . NOVEMBER 2B, I 0 6 .> 10 CENTS ALLIED DRIVE ÜNDER WAY UNHEARD OF... Housewives Slug ll Out For Bread Big Highland Battle Looms FOOD LIKE GUNS London 0?) — Housewives fought each other in queues— something unheard of even during wartime—in a Thursday rush on stores for bread as a bakers strike threatened 20 million Britons with a weekend bread famine. Stocks were snapped up In bakery shops and other stores vithin minutes—even while attempts were made to impose rationing of one loaf to a customer. The strike ot 10,000 bakers, .seeking a 30*^r wage increase from a basic 11 pounds 10 .shillings ($32.20) to 15 pounds ($42) a week, hit naif of England. including London. Appeal Ignored The Labor government months ago urged S’uCc as a pattern for pay increases in all industries in an attempt to prevent settixug of a spiraling inflation. But an appeal to the bakers union to submit the dispute to arbitration was ignored. Small independent bakeries The Thanksgiving feast still operated, but their output menu had roast hot dog, could not come close to meet- 1 mashed pppcorn with butter, e s Saigon, Viet Nam V'—U.S., ,\ustralian and Vietnamese battalions campaigned together in the Vo I)at V’allcy Thursday to keep the Viet Cong from a 3,400-ton rice harvest that coiild sustain several communist divisions for a year. Food equates militarily j " ' with munitions, and the allied iist Air Cavalry Division bat- tallions fought the bloodiest battle oi the war last week. .Ml 60 appeared to have been killed by U.S. artillery shells. Hill Fight Looms In a broader field, a death struggle seemed to be shaping up for the central high- drive. centered 55 m i northeast of Saigon, was called Operation Rice Bowl. Australians killed eight Viet Cong Wednesday in clearing a road on the fringe of the valley, but theiT was no major contact with the enemy. Turkey, Services , . There was turkey in t h e! aiiiv- mess halls and religious ser-MnS daily are bolstering corn- SHAKERS ... warm Kathy Henderson's cheeks. Husker Fans' Feast Festive TUBA PLAYER . . . Jim Weir keeps fingers warm, left, Wickless, right, leads band despite face injuries. Bv JOHN LEE ing the normaJ demand. In a self-service store in Croydon, a London suburb, a clerk said: “Some of the women behaved like animals. It disgusted me." Stampeded .\ bakery truck arriving at a store in the same area was stampeded by housewives, and the driver and his helper iiad to fight them off to unload. The union has announced its salted peanut salad and cof fee with a carmel apple for dessert. The guests were attired in hooded coats, blankets, stocking caps and ear muffs. .\nd. of course, the main , of bright color for its national I real-life video. First In 50 Years They got the 10-0 season- first in 50 years—and some suppressed* emotions sprang loose after the final gun sounded. Elated supporters made attempts to dislodge the goal posts before being dissuaded bv faithful city and campus dish rfi Lincoln this Thanks- police and ROTC crowd coii- giving day w'as football, served trol men. piping hot on a fading green gridiron. Little Complaint Over 52.000 guests had iitllc A few oranges plopped onio the cold field, but not like two years ago when the same game iced the Orange Bowl I lie unioil nd!> dllliuuiltcu us wvci ; X ! r .1 determination to stand pat. It complaint about the abnormal j 1 cu . i'.h is .shutting down the big bak- holiday fare as they feasted eries for 48 hours, bringing a ion a 21-9 Nebraska Coin- halt to weekend supplies. ; husker victory. The panic buying extended; A bit apprehensive at halftime with the beloved Big Red to yeast and flour, too. as many housewives looked forward to baking their o w n bread over the weekend. Snow And Fog Move Into State Light snow began falling late Thursday in western Nebraska with heavier snowfalls forecast for east and central portions of the state FYi- day, according to the Weather Bureau. Both Scottsbluff and Chadron reported some snow Thursday. Fog covered much of the rest of the state Thursday evening. Lincoln. Omaha, Grand Island. Imperial. North i down by two, 9-7, one fan quipped, “I hope I didn’t pass Shower Coach A happy team hoisted an equally happy Coach Devaney onto their shoulders and. moments later, into the showers to celebrate the occasion. Other sideline observations vices in the chapels and most American ground troops in South Viet Nam observed Thanksgiving Day w i t li o u t| ly combat. But on the edge of the I) Zone jungle 30 miles north- i west of Saigon, several men of a U.S. 1st Infantry Division patrol died in a firefight with two Viet Cong platoons. The American casualties were officially described as light. Communist losses, if any, were not determined. A U.S. spokesman said, however, the bodies of 210 communists killed in previous actions were found in various parts of the country. Sixty were uncovered in shallow graves in the la Drang Valley, 210 miles north of Saigon, where North Vietnamese regulars and U. S. munist contingents — Viet Cong and North Vietnamese —estimated at 22,000 regular- roaming that area. The impression in Saigon is that with losses among government troops in sporadic clashes, the situation is deteriorating despite the infusion of the 16.000-man 1st .Air Cavalry Division. .Vmerican planes maintained operations on both sides of the border. Americans who spent Thanksgiving Day in Operation Rice Bowl w*ere from the 1st Infantry Division and the 173rd Airborne Brigade. The drive across the 90- square-mile valley started Sunday, but it was cloaked by security wraps through the first four days. Best Scrounger Unhzed By 71 Extra Little Mouths STAR STAFF PHOTOS up a hot turkey dinner to see on Turkey Day: Nebraska get beat.” —The standing ovation given His doubts, gratefully, were Hero Harry Wilson as he limped off the field in t h c last quarter after two spectacular touchdowns. —Drum Major Jim Wick- TELEVISION . . . augments live action for Louis. unfounded. ,\nd another fan — tightly bundled in a fur-collared overcoat—probably expressed the sentiments of the crowd that | less faithfully at the helm of turned out to see the game live, rather than sitting comfortably at home watching on color television. Wouldn’t Miss It the Cornhusker band with a bandaged face from an auto accident two wrecks ago. —The blue streak on the sideline—Boys Towm's high . school championship football “No.” he said. “I wouldn’t i team. have missed it. Even if there: Commentary had been a blizzard. I would __xhe portable tele*vision set have come.” carried by Karl Louis of Oma- In spite of a chilly 41 de- ha. who explained, T want to PHftP qidnev «nd Norfolk ' g**ees, overcast skies and a get the commentary.” Platte. Sidne> and Nom^ “Thanks, Huskers,” nii M ® ' «ere full, save lor a tew cold flashed by the pep club card ‘ ■ benches in the bleachers. section at halftime. Keyed up over the prospects —The crowd’s reluctance to ____________ _________________ of an unbeaten season, they j leave, probably refusing to be- UNTmN^^l^dv^with oc- i created plenty of noise for; lieve that such a glorious casi^naf «in a“ d poLwe' NBC's audio and likewise 'ots home season is_^_________ snow. High around 40. EAST AND CENTRAL NEBRASKA: Heavy snow warning in extreme north. Strong southerly winds and s n o'w north and central and rain southeast Friday. High 30s north central to 45 southeast. Heiress Found In Venezuela Caracas. Venezuela (UPI) —The mysterious disappearance of a pretty 17-year-old heiress due to inherit a Swiss fortune of $10 million shortly before Christmas, was solved Thursday w^hen she turned up here—married and t h e mother of a baby daughter. Anna Maria Hitz Biersch- baby daughter.” Anna Maria, who was born in Venezuela, said she is living with her husband, Polish- born Ulrich Bierschenk. who is now a German citizen in the Vista Alegre quarter of Caracas. She said their daughter, Claudia Rosa, was born Nov. 2 and 4he birth was registered authorities enk became the object of an international search when her i with Venezuelan mother, Anna Spring Hitz of|Nov. 18. Washington, D. C., reported; Anna Maria, the center of her missing earlier this an international kidnap-cus- month. tody for four years, was last After reading in newspap-; heard from Oct. 28 in State- Anna Maria’s mother had feared that the girl might have been taken out of t h e country against her will. She said the Hitz family in Switzerland might be attempting to regain custody of Anna Maria, who will lay claim to Lai Khe. Viet xNam Ci*) — S.Sgt. A r t h u r McMellon knows how the Pilgrims felt when 93 Indians showed up unexpectedly at Plymouth, Mass.. for the first Thanksgiving dinner. McMellon, a mess sergeant with the U.S. 1st Infantry Division, had just popped his first turkey into a field oven Thursday and was listening contentedly to the hiss of fat mingling with the not-so-dis- W.Va.. set about scrounging some more turkeys. By means foul or fair, he got plenty. “If I told you exactly how many, they’d court-marti^ me,” he said. The sergeant happily doled out drumsticks to the delighted youngsters.beneath a huge sign that read, “Eat at Slanty-eyed Mac’s Dirty Spoon." The best scrounger in all tant boom of artillery when 3 field phone jangled. ; Barone of Oxford, Pa., in be- Charlie Company of t h e halt of his mess sei gnant. 701st Ordinance Detachment, ! f where he got them, McMellon was given to understand, could expect an additional 71 guests for dinner, ers here that authoilties was looking for her, she promptly cabled her mother: ‘T am happy, married and have a line. Calif, panied by She the was accom- 25-yoar- o 1 d the estate her late father, a I all ot them Vietnamese school Swiss coffee magnate who children who had written let- made his millions In Latin ters thanking the 3rd Brigade .America, on her 18th birth- for driving the Viet Cong out day, Dec. 20. i of the Ben Cat area two .-\t that time, she will be | able to demand an account-1 Before Dawn ing of the estate and possible cash interest on the Hitz holdings, but she cannot ac- Bierschenk and her pet chow tually receive the assets un- dog. tii she's 21. The stars were still out and but we’re the only outfit in the entire division eating fresh shrimp today. We even got Thanksgiving napkins and real cups that my wife sent over.'’ Their little guests were the boys and girls in the English class at the Ben Cat school. The children, ranging from 6 to 12, got cranberry sauce the rest of tlie company, ex- and mince pie and tom tur- cept for the perimeter guards, was still asleep when McMellon. from West Hamlin, More Weather, Page 3 WESTERN BOOKS — North Platte Public Library has one of the largest collections of books about the West in the state. Story Page 3. C’OA( HES DUNKED - Nebraska coaches, including head coach Bob Devaney. were all given showers— clothes and all—after .Nebraska's 21-9 win over Okla- ho'^v Story I’age 21. World 2 Sporis Nrbra>ka News 3 Oeath Notices .0 Y.ililorial rase 4 .Movie« ^ Postcard “ Rukeyser a" fiociety News 16. 17 TV. Rqdio 3 Comics Want ________Jy Cooler Covers • • • iMCOln Tent. 432-1977.— Adv. Picture Werd Method Aids Inmates By DICK BUDIG I For all practical purposes, work. However, he finally Star Staff Writer ¡ her seven students were illit- 1 consented. I With evident self-confi-; erate when classes started in; Mrs. Brown successfully ^dence the class of seven at i September at the reforma taiJght the system on an edu- 't Men’s Reformatory|tory and in May at the pen- '’’-This li’a’kfdure oVrcup * Ifa/u not been tor World; the program in the Nebras- km ” said their leaci War II. .Mrs. Brown’s stu-lka Penal System in May. In ler Mrs Helen Brown. .ISOO dents may never have been jail, she has had 10 years ex- A exposed to this system, sheiperience with the method. They repeated the word and | related, ' At the beginning of t h e looks rm* Mar Mrs. Brown continued. “The rim of a cup like a C—say cup.” “Cup,” they responded. ‘Cup Starts With C’ “This is the word cup,” she said, pointing to the printed t years ago. word, “and cup starts with She imitated the sound of ¿\\ hard C and asked the class to repeat it. “This is the way we started learning, ” Mrs. Brown said during the first break in the j three-hour class, explaining the Laubach System Missionary course at the reformatory, Frank Laubach. a foreign students spent about 30 min- missionarv developed the’ «^es learning one chart ot six memory-pLure-word method| letters as a system of teaching in;ehart with a little ^tory coi baokwaid missions some -^1 “Eventually, thev learned forced Laubach home when* he vvas Msked to jjiit his system into English. .M firsi. .Mrs. Brown saia, he refused, saying it wouldn’t French Vienna Bread a.u.»6, Delicious for garlic bread. ^ which Fresh daily. The handy place stories, word lists and spell- the alphabet, consonants first, she noted. “We’re working on vowels now'.” she added. Since September, Mrs. Brown’s formerly illiterate seven have graduated to workbooks which contain STOKY AT LfchT' STAR STAFF PHOTO relates pictures and symbols I to shop is Wendelin Baking, to words and letters. J1430 South, 7am-lQpm.-Adv. ing exams as well as writing instead of printing. MRS. BROWN ... instiuas ioimu UUletates. I key with all the fixings. Good As Goat They thought it was all marvelous — almost as good as the roast goat they get to eat at Tet, a Vietnamese feast celebrating the start of the lunar new year. Each had personally written a letter to the soldiers of the “Big Red One” to thank them for the victory at Ben Cat, where 146 communists were killed in an attempted ambush of an American column. The Americans cleared the area, which had been under communist domination for five years. The letters were presented to Col. William Brodbeck of Omaha, Neb., the 3rd Brigade’s commander, in a ceremony on the steps of the main building of an abandoned rubber plantation 35 miles north of Saigon. Today's Chuckle With the high cost of living these days, you have to keep reminding yourself that It’s cheaper by the doesn’t. (T-M. WRR Gen. Fea. Corp.) New Stock Christmas record albumi at Walt Music, 1140 li

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