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The Des Moines Register from Des Moines, Iowa · Page 2

Des Moines, Iowa
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Tuesday, July 29, 1969
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PEOPLE in the NEWS Briefly... De< Moincs Roii-,!er TuKi.. July 2?, 1969 '•**• Kill-53'North Viets in Smash HEINZ CHANGES Through Hedgerows, Bunkers TESTIMONY FOOD- Continued from Pnqc One under questioning, acknowl. SAIGON. SOUTH VIETNAM (AP) — U.S. troops backed by tanks and helicopters smashed through hedgerows and bunkers in the battle-scarred Citadel nflcr quesiiomng, ™,w, £ J^,™ Mon(| and hit jgcd they knew of no published,^ encm * , n onc of thc sharp . papers disputing the scientists cst c | asnes s j nce the summer criticism. | U n began six weeks ago. Heinz and Both Heinz artd Gerber originally refused to appear before the committee and came only after Senator Jacob Javits (Rep., N..Y) and other committee members threatened to subpoena firms that balked at testifying. The Heinz Company also apparently strongly discouraged the appearance before the committee of Dr. Thomas Anderson, chief of the firm's nutritional research laboratory. . Officers said 53 of the foe had been slain and added that American losses In the day-long fighting 25 miles north of the capital were three dead and 14 founded. At dusk there was only sporadic rifle fire as the soldiers of thc 2nd Brigade of the 25th Infantry Division tried to block the escape of Viet Cong stragglers. Set Up Cordon More than 1,000 infantrymen supported by tanks and ar THE DAY IN WASHINGTON Too Militant Rcgcnia Hicks, 17, of Minneapolis, Minn., addresses opening session of the Girls Nation meeting in Washington, D.C. Regenia was elected governor of the Minnesota Girls State, but denied a seat on the delegation to Girls Nation by the Minnesota American Legion Auxiliary because of what they said were her militant views. She was welcome, however, as an observer. Dead • Composer-producer Frank Loesser, 59. who wrote words and music for "Guys and Dolls," "The Most Happy Fella" and "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying," of lung cancer, in New York City. STORY: Page 4. r\; Marine Cpl. Edward L/ie5 Bankston, 20. of Picayune, Miss., died Sunday in a naval hospital at Portsmouth, Va., of injuries suffered July 20 in an outbreak of racial violence at Camp Lcjeune, N.C. Bankston, who was awarded Arrested Again • FBI agents arrested Felix (Milwaukee Phil) Alderisio, 57, reputed Cosa Nostra crime syndicate chieftain, in Chicago for the second time in/two days. Alderisio, who Kara been released earlier in/me day on $100,000 bond on charges of de- square miles after intelligence reports said a Viet Cong leader and his security force were "at home" in the Citadel, a checkerboard of rice paddies and dense hedgerows. / U.S. military spurces said the Viet Cong leader was shot down as lie tried to escape from his'bunker. fe size of the enemy force IC1 3 IMUt WUIfX' »1 »•"•• • •• • ••** food industry has been the roadblock to removal of salt andMSG. According to the competitive -theory, Heinz would lose business to Gerber if it removed salt and MSG and mothers then found the Gerber's products tastier. up a cordon around three Heinz president Gonkin at morc(f personnel carriers _ set ( first denied flatly that Dr. An- jderson had recommended that the company eliminate the use of salt and MSG in baby food. ; Changes Testimony The Heinz Company changed its testimony, however, after Senator George McGovern (Dom., S.D.), the committee i chairman, read into the record | a letter from Dr. Anderson, in which the Heinz scientist said he had been working unsuccessfully for three years to elirnX nate salt and MSG from/flu firm's baby food products; Dr. Anderson haTwld scientists and committee staffers that competition in the surprised operation planners. Papers found on tke bodies of the enemy Indicated the Americans had caught elements of two battalions of the 168th Viet Cong Regiment. helicopter assaults while mechanized units formed a line on the south and then they all moved toward the center, the spokesman said. seize 5 Prisoners The helicopter landing zones were fluiet when the infantrymen swooped in, he added, but the soldiers drew fire as they started moving forward. The U.S infantrymen also seized five prisoners, 27 automatic rifles, four launchers for rocket-propelled grenades, a 51- caliber machine gun, a pistol and 20 107-mm. rockets that were destroyed. The Citadel is only five miles northwest of the 25th Division's headquarters of Ctt Chi. Despite repeated sweeps the enemy still filters back in from the woods to gather needed foodstuffs, a spokesman said. WAJHINOT6N, D.C. Monday. July Ji l«* President Arrived In Thailand with assurances the U.S. will honor its commitments but warned the Thais that they must rely on themselves to combat internal subversion. .. .. i In a series of nine clashes A spokesman said the enemy ^ s u n d a y > a iij e d infantrymen units apparently had gathered j backed by rocket-firing helicop- to replenish their supplies in \ ters' and heavy artillery killed the Citadel, which has long j 102 enemy soldiers while losing been a major rice point for the, ° ne , slain and ftw ° wounded > „ . J . , .,* . I spokesman reported. Communists because of its prox-j ?he wide , y scattcrcd smal i. Unity to the nearby Boi L0' |unit skirmishes did not indicate and Hobo jungle hideouts. 1 b fc . ft gummer ,„„ Infantrymen made a string of, Amprir!in . fetttor Jack Miller (Rep., la.) Introduced legislation that would return 2 per cent of federal tax collections to states and communities for educational purposes. Democratic Leader Mike Mansfield of Montana suggested the 10 per cent income surtax may die if the Senate fails to act by Thursday on a new extension of the payroll withholding to meet the levy on individual taxpayers. HMIM Rejected a preliminary effort to continue the current > a y r o 11 withholding rates hrough Aug. 15. Laughing Gas Tragedy: Two Dead, Girl Crippled LA JOLLA, CALIF. (AP)-Nora Ruffcorn, 15, who tried breathing laughing gas for kicks on a double date seven weeks wi 1,01.111115 iuu£i»» B e«~ ago, is learning again to eat and to walk by herself. When police found her, she was having convulsions on the front seat of her boyfriend's car. The boy friend, Brad Hunter, 17, was outside, nauseous. Inside the car were Clare Executives of both firms ten- Herrick, 18, and Peter Strada, tp | l/V,\/W UU1IM Ull VIIU1 f*^>iJ VI wv* iJrt*-^ M^.-WU »*»•.» »*•.•• ••- »• - • frauding a bank W more than i ded to confirm the competitive j 17, and an empty 4-foot tank " $75,000,- was charged with possessing firearms after being convicted of a felony. Agents said he was convicted of ex- factor'in their answers to questions about possible removal of salt and MSU from baby foods. three Purple Hearts in Viet- tortion in ,^nver but was freed nam, was one of 14 white Ma- on a PP eal bond ' rines beaten by Negro and Puerto Rican fellow servicemen. TOD Late • The body of Pfc. Donald Se- from their $90,000 Jackson ger, 19, of Leslie, Mich, miss- " ol , e ' W y°- home. The couple * ' ' had not been seen since June ing in action in World War II n Authorities said the bodies since February, 1945, has been were in a shallow grave about found in Europe. But the news two miles from their home. The comes 24 years late, says Se- Paynes' son, Russell, 25, has i charged with murder : ~ Movc Together Executive's" of both companies said they thought the entire industry should move together to Bodies FOIind i eliminate salt and MSG, if their • The bodies of Dr. and Mrs.|" s e in baby foods was found Martin Payne were found in a j inadvisable. J. Paul Austin, president of the Coca Cola Co. also appeared to rebut comments about Coke made by con- that had held nitrous oxide — better known as the .dentist's pain killer, laughing gas. Within hours Clare and Peter were grove of aspen trees not far gar's stepfather, Kenneth Evans, who watched his wife's health gradually slip downhill through the years as she sought rjgf agorf the death of Mrs. Payne. He is being held in Las Vegas. sumer advocate Nader. Nader has criticized the Coca-Cola Co. for producing a drink with no nutrient value, but containing caffeine, which was not even noted on the word of her missing son. She {Q Q died last Good Friday. Seger s Doming0j Dominican Republic, body, uncovered accidentally by Christopher Columbus on his by diggers in Germany, was second voyage was found dam- identified by military dogtags aged after some metal workers and a dental bridge. The body abandoned the Cathedral of will be brought back for burial Santo Domingo. The men had in a grave alongside his moth- occupied the church for more than a month in protest of the er. government's refusal to permit A Wee SJD re-entry of two so-called "pro__. ." ... . . , . . gressive priests." The painting, • Princess Anne. 18, tried a tot f, 0ur ^ of the AHntigu s^ of rum, when she toured a Brit- wag d , rf b Q , ^ ish battleship at Torbay. Eng- qf g in who y * ears wjth her land. 'She took __^^^«««M«I „ .r r . a small sip and liked the taste, but said she didn't think she could manage the whole glass. Her visit was part of a royal review by Queen Elizab e t h of the bottle. Austin contended that food and drug administration regulations prevented the company from adding vitamins to Coke and from eliminating caffeine from it. Acording to Austin, the FDA requires that caffeine be added to all carbonated beverages called "cola" and- has turned down applications for approval of vitamin-fortified soft drinks. Satellite Found In Wrong Orbit CAPE KENNEDY, FLA. husband, Ferdinand, on canvas. The workers daubed nations satellite, missing in da " for bright blue paint on the eyes of Nora says the nightmare began June 2 as a lark. "It was just a high," she said, "like marijuana, I guess." Investigators said the couples apparently had rolled up the car windows and opened the valve of the tank. Where they got the tank is not known. Hunter has pleaded guilty in Juvenile Court to two counts of manslaughter. Pure nitrous oxide is lethal if inhaled for more than 10 minutes, a San Diego anesthetist said. "The absence of oxygen . . . causes death much like that of drowning." He said the gas never is administered medically in concentration greater than 80 per cent, with the remaining 20 per cent pure oxygen. Nora was in a coma for three weeks at Scripps Memorial Hospital. Doctors expected her to die, then said she would be an invalid for life. But a strong will land physical therapy enabled 1 Nora to go home with her [mother, who takes her back three hours of work on muscle co-ordination. "Now the hardest thing for Nora Ruffcorn Learning to Walk and dress and go to the bathroom. Trie slim, dark-haired girl has a message for thrill-seekers -"Don't try it!" ', summer American analysts said. Allied commanders do not believe the enemy is intentionally de-escalating the fighting in response to the withdrawal of 25,000 American troops now under way. They say intelligence •eports indicate, instead; that »nemy forces are gearing up for another wave of assaults with the high point expected in the last half of August. SEIZE THIEU AIDE © The Los Angeles Times SAIGON, SOUTH VIETNAM — An assistant to President Nguyen Van Thieu was arrested last week on suspicion of being a Communist intelligence agent, it was disclosed Monday The assistant, Huynh Van Trong, was arrested Wednesday on the basis of information supplied to the Vietnamese gov ernment by the American Cen tral Intelligence Agency, with whom Trong had close rela tions, reliable sources said. 21 DIE IN BUS ACCIDENTS SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA (REUTERS) -- A total of 21 persons died in South Korea in two bus accidents Sunday and Monday, police reported. Agencies Public Health Service report- d new evidence linking ciga- jtte smoking to an assortment f diseases and commended the obacco industry for offering to nd broadcast advertising. Treasury and Budget Bureau eported the government ended :s fiscal year last month with i budget surplus of $3.1 billion. Pentagon said a nerve gas weapon which sprang a leak at U.S. base on Okinawa and inured 24 men has been com- iletely dismantled and now is safe. National Commission on the Causes and Prevention of Vio- ence urged creation of an un- irecedented federal-state sys- em to license all the nation's ,4 million privately owned landguns. Name Dr. Wilbur To AM A. Job ' CHICAGO, ILL. (AP) -Otl« of thc American Medical Association's (A.M.A.) nominees for :he top medical post in the Department of Health, Education and Welfare has been given a newly-created executive job with the A.M.A. Dr. Richard S. Wilbur of Palo Alto, Calif., nephew of Dr. Dwight L. Wilbur of San Francisco, who earlier this month completed a year as A.M.A. president, will become assistant executive vice president of the A.M.A. on Oct. 1. In his new post he will have authority over A.M.A. divisions of management services, health services, communications and public affairs, including the departments of governmental and congressional realtions in the Washington office. Dr. Wilbur was one of three physicians nominated for assist- mt HEW secretary tor health and scientific affairs. The A.M.A. said his appointment to the new job is part of basic reorganization Of its structure. New Jersey Law Exempts Papers TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Richard J. Hughes signed into law Monday a bill exempting newspapers from paying sales tax on machinery used in their publications. pubilsl m-Locust' St.' Vol. 131, No. 35 ' oes'Mbihei, I*. 5030S July J», i»*» Tribunt carrier service la •valbttt, wee* - Air Raid Drill Held In Red Chinese City HONG KONG (REUTERS) The South Chinese city of Canon held a full-scale air raid drill July 21, recent arrivals icre said Monday. Observers relieved the drill was part of Red Chinese precautions against a possible Russian at- .ack. nor Tribune carrier service lyJ»v«MI (20.10 a year — $1.75 • month, or ™a week when Mid In connection with Sunday rural delivery service, iv mill iutiide of Iowa, «1.JO a year - «0c * Smdav Register by carrier or motor' route, Jic a copy. By mall In lowa and adioinlnq counties in Minnesota and Missouri. 30c a copy - II5.M a year. By mail outside of Iowa, 45c a copy — "sewnd V class postage paid at Dtl Moinas, Iowa. All unsolicited manuscrl letters and pictures sent ' ere sent at the owner's ..»•> -••- — Molnes Register and Tribune Company expressly repudiates any liability or responsibility for their sale custody or "Member of the Associated Press. Th« Associated Press Is enWed exeysvehr to the use or reproduction of all Iocs news printed in this newspaper, ai wel as (A P.) news .dispatches. Rights reproduction of all other matter publls, in this newspaper are also reserved. manuscripts, arllclet, i sent to The Refitter iwner's risk and Des HEAVEN TO 7 & BOYS 1 WORLD I now. But I can eat by myself Use Skin From Corpse for Graft wmcn » »..,» i.™ HO., ...c. S ^NEY, AUSTRALIA (AP) queen's husband, Prince Philip,^ Surgeons at the Royal Alexand Prince Charles, heir to the andi ; a hos P' tal f ° r children used PRINCESS ANNS western fleet in which 39 ships tnok part. The for more than two days, the" Virgin Mary "and "scribbled i was found Monday just where . „ h r, ..j "Long live the oppressed work- officials were afraid it would j^V^ wr™ut I can't do it ers of the world" over the rest; be — in the wrong orbit. | nnw Rnt T '^ n pat hv mvsplf Launched late Friday, the 632-pound Intelsat 3 was found by ground-based radar to be circling earth in an orbit ranging from 173 to 2,963 miles high. It had been aimed for a lofty throne, also were present. a skin graft from a corpse Monday in a bid to save the ' 'life of a severely burned a-year-old girl. • York McGavin, 18, son of ac- The skin was, taken from a tor Darr|n McGavin, was sen- j patient who died in another tenced in Los Angeles to an in- i hospital in Sydney and was determinate term in federal i stored in bottles at near freez- prison for possession for sale of ing to keep it "alive" until re- more than 8,000 LSD tablets. ; quired. McGavin and Scoit Anthony Ten days ago, doctors unsuc- Weaver, 19, had pleaded guilty, cessfully used skin from a pig Weaver was given five years' on the same girl, who was ngt probation. McGavin's sentence identified by the hospital, was stayed until Aug. 11 so he They resorted to human skin can finish summer school and Monday in hopes of gaining receive his high school diplo- time to allow regeneration of ma. Darren McGavin currently the girl's own skin growth, stars on TV in a television They believe that may be pos- series called "The Outsider." sible in about three weeks.. path that would carry it 22,300 miles over the Atlantic Ocean, but was flung into the wrong path when the upper stage of its Delta rocket misfired. eons FURNITURE & APPLIANCES S E 30th and Maui y SOSO 2nd Avenue 8800 Hickman Road Furnish your home uidli i|iinlit.v . . . shop l*itlg«oii'M. Serving lonaus for ov« k r fttt vcnr*. Open Weekdays 9 to 9, Sundays 12 to 6 f • - ALL U CAN EAT Dinner Uitftr ) frti _ CHOICE STEAKS PROM $1.59 FREE BANQUET ROOMS TO 300 Highway 1)1 Plwnt lii-UOS CEDAR FALLS, IOWA PRE-INVENTORY CLEARANCE! WAREHOUSE CLEARANCE! CLEAN-UP CLEARANCE! STARTS TODAY STORE HOURS 9-9 SALE WHILE QUANTITIES LAST mi Look for Separate Cash and Charge Counters DRESSES Sizes for infants \ toddlers, 3-6X, 7-14 * Girls' Sportswear Skirti, Jumper! V} Price SPRING HATS M e Only a ftw pieces Winter Outerwear i/_ p«:-*k '/a rnee GIRLS' ZIP SO JACKETS GIRLS' ^WIMWEAR On«-pi«c» ft two-pitc* '/3 tO ! /2 Off GIRLS TERRY BEACH JKTS, $0 ROBES * SHOES ' High-tops & $0 low-euts SPRING COATS InUnti, Toddltfi *k 3-6X, M4 " GIRLS' GOWNS & PAJAMAS S 2 TIGHTS $1 INFANT CA STRETCH SETS 5 9 R.g. $5 fc WINTER CAPS »n ft Infanti— boyi—girli vll GIRLS' PLAYWEAR SPECTACULAR Toddler, 3-6X, 7-14 Slacks ....$2 Shorts $1,50 Tops SI Short Set $3 BOYStWORlD The Trench Coat is Fashion News A snappy regimental look with military collar, Napoleonic- lapels and shoulder epaulets. Add the double breasted styling, self belt, tortoise shell buckle and buttons, patch flap pockets . . . it's ihat any weather" coat, the "Casbah". 'Boatswain Twill" is _65% Dacron, 35% cotton, treated with. Scotchgard and washes like the loyal trooper it is. Apollo Blue, Copper. 6 to 16. $50 Cants Fourth Floor Doirntoii'ii • Mcrlp Hnij Plaza BOYS' PAJAMAS $ Longs & • Shorties 2 BOYS' SPORT COATS Broken sites toddler $C to 20 V BOYS' JEANS, SLACKS Casual & dressy ttyles. £. BOYS' SHORTS $ Sim 3-7, 8-20 Reg., Slim, Husky 2 BOYS' SWIMWEAR Silts 3-7, 1-20 R»g., Slim, Husky Va to Va off TRANSISTOR RADIOS $0 R.g. »5 * BOYS' SUITS Broken tizei. Toddlers to $ 20, Reg. to $30. 5 SALES FINAL ON SALE ITEMS McNeal Center Merle Hey Rd. el Urb»nd»le Av«. (A few blocks swth el Merit Hey Plen) Open 9-9 daily Saturday 9-6 Sale fn>r,i nur ntwk of trunted brands t

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