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! 4 Monday, Sept. 9, 1968 OKLAHOMA CITY TIMES
Our World Today
On Crew Deal
SEOUL (AP) — North Korea continued to celebrate
# the 20th anniversary of its Communist regime Monday
' but gave no indication it would release the 82 captive
i crewmen of the Pueblo in honor of the occasion.
Rumors had circulated in Seoul for several days that
the Pyongyang government would free the Americans
; * captured aboard the U. S. Navy intelligence ship last
; i January 23, and North Korea's Central News Agency
had promised "important reports” on a special Sunday
i • broadcast. But there was no word of the Pueblo or its
men from the Communists.
"We have nothing official and we've adopted a wait-
and-see attitude," said a U. S. military spokesman in
; ' Seoul. U. S. officials in Seoul believe that if the North
» ^ Koreans decide to release the Pueblo's crew, they would
>,first notify U. S. officials at the Panmunjom truce vil-
^"iage and then free the men later in front of newsmen to
maximum publicity. But the U. S. military said it
Z* Ijiad received no request for a meeting at Panmunjom.
lljBishop’s Guns "Backfire’
LONDON (AP) — A Roman Catholic bishop's report-
'll «d remarks that killing birds with a shotgun is his favor-
It* sport threatens to set off a controversy among British
Zt animal lovers. „
The Catholic Herald, a weekly newspaper, quoted
Zt Rt, Rev. David Cashman, 55-year-old bishop of Arundel
Zl And Brighton, as saying, “I’m mad about shooting
ZZ birds and animals. It’s the nearest thing to heaven, in
tJJ. human terms, that I know."
Ark. a Catholic animal welfare organization, was
-r considering a protest over the remarks. A vice president
'Z said, “This amounts to a scandal.”
3 Faces and Places
MILOV AN DJILAS, Yugoslav President
Tito’s heir-apparent before he was
jailed for his critical wriiings, is plan-
ning an extensive visit to Britain and
the United States.
ANTONIO SALAZAR, who has ruled Por-
tugal for 40 years, was reported recu-
perating satisfactorily after a blood clot
was removed from alongside his brain.
... Ml levin Dlilai
: Czech News Is Resumed
VIENNA (AP) — CTK, the Czechoslovak news agen-
v*; Cy, resumed service to foreign clients Monday, saying,
•t "We apologize to our subscribers for the interruption of
« our transmissions due to circumstances beyond our con-
Zh\ The official agency stopped its newscast in English
;t;on August 21. the day after Soviet-bloc troops invaded
• s.Czechoslovakia. It said in its final message at 11:40
J#;p.m., that it had "just been occupied by foreign troops.”
Soviet troops left the agency’s headquarters in
•t-Prague on Tuesday, and technicians started working on
.'•’the line to Vienna. The first news item after resuming
•?‘operations was a report that “the arrival of foreign
*! troops in Czechoslovakia paralyzed production in heavy
»t-industry and the resulting losses have provisionally been
♦f ^assessed at 1.626 million crowns", $227,640,000. The item
-hsaid the information came from Rude Pravo, the Com-
Jj-munist Party newspaper. _
RECOVERY from surgery
in Lisbon is Premier Anto-
nio de Oliveira Salazar,
79-year-old leader of Por-
tugal. A doctor said the
surgery waa for removal
of a swelling on the right
temple. (AP Wirephoto)
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Heavy Fighting Resumes in Highlands
" terg snjd 25 of the enemy
SAIGON (AP) - Heavy Truong Quang An, 36, was hours after a battalion from Lap, Is consideredia key e • killt,d
nohHna returned to Soulh lhe first Sou,h Vietnamese his 23rd Infantry Division J al1 Important „nc of the battles near
fighting returned to South
Vietnam's central highlands
over the weekend, and a
South Vietnamese brigadier
general was killed shortly
after one of his battalions re-
pulsed an attack on the Due
Lap Special Forces camp
and killed 47 North Vietnam-
Forty miles north of Due
Lap, near Ban Me Thuot,
South Vietnamese militia-
men backed by a U. S. ar-
mored column reported an-
other 47 North Vietnamese
Other American forces
claimed they killed 82 enemy
in two battles south and
northwest of Saigon.
The slain South Vietnam-
ese commander, Brig. Gen.
Homer C. Deal
the first South Vietnamese
general killed in combat
since 1961. Three American
generals have been killed in
action since that time.
Gen. An, his wife, his two
chief American advisers and
two U. S. helicopter pilots
were killed when their heli-
copter was shot out of the
air by North Vietnamese
gunners eight miles north-
east of the Due Lap camp.
Two American door gun-
ners were rescued from the
The American advisers
were identified by the Pen-
tagon in Washington as Col
an(j Rex R. Sage, of Macon, Ga.,
and M.Sgt. Thomas Barnard,
of Killeen, Texas
Gen. An was on an inspec-
tion tour of the Green Beret
camp at Due Lap a few
hours after a battalion from
his 23rd Infantry Division
had beaten back North Viet-
namese troops on the camp’s
fringes. Two South Vietnam-
ese were killed.
Due Lap withstood a siege
two weeks ago. It is consid-
ered vital for observing ene-
my infiltration into the cen-
About 40 miles north of
Due Lap, South Vietnamese
militiamen and an armored
column from the U. S. 4th
Infantry Division ran into a
North Vietnamese force
while opening a section of a
highway north of Ban Me
The miliiiamen reported
killing 47 of the enemy while
suffering one dead and three
wounded. No American cas-
ualties were reported.
Ban Me Thuot, like Due
In one of (he battles near
Mgmanns. 0,1 ii,,i . j , .. _
provincial capital and nean- Saigon, troops of the u. S.
quarters of the Montagnards! A)rborne Division tan-
mountain tribesmen. ^ )(i(j wilb part of a veteran
Northeast of the highlands,
a U. S. Marine reconnais-
sance team spotted 145 ene-
my troops in two groups
moving south in an open
area below Da
Viet Cong regiment at X Sa
Nho village, 30 miles north-
west of Saigon.
noon, They reported killing 35
Nang enemy and laking two pris-
"f „ nners U. S. losses were put,
and called in artillery *nf kjiiod and 21 wounded
air strikes. U. S. headquar-'at 12 KUtea a
Homer C. Deal
SULPHUR — Lawton and (junction petition, must post
d|rdmore were scheduled to $100,000 bond.
Homer Cecil Deal, 63, of 6728
NW 30, Bethany, an employe of
died Sunday in
his home. Serv-
ices will be at 10
a.m. Tuesday in
the First Betha-
burial in Memo-
rial Park Ceme-
tery at Hot
Springs, A r k.,
of the Bill Mer-
ritt Funeral Service.
He was born at La Delle, Ark.
Survivors include his wife, Gus-
sie, and a son, Miekey, of the
home; and three other sons, La-
Verne Ceeil, MOO N Holloway,
Bethanv; Robert. Nederland, Tex-
as; and Eugene. Moore; a daugh-
ter, Mrs. Don Calvin, Rockeport,
Me.; two sisters. Mrs. Lee Blair,
Bastrop, La., and Mrs. J. H. Par-
tlow, El Dorado, Ark.;ab rother.
Harvill, El Dorado. Ark.; 15
grandchildren, and four great
MRS. MADELYX CRAWFORD
Mrs. Madelvn Crawford, 45, of
722 N Kelham, died Saturday in
St. Anthony Hospital. Services
will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in
Fairview Baptist Church, with
burial in Trice Hill Cemetery un-
der direction of the Rolfe Funeral
She was born in Clarksville,
Texas, and came to Oklahoma
City in 1927. She attended Doug-
lass High School and was a mem-
ber of the Fairview Baptist
Church where she sang in the
Survivors include her husband.
Willard sr.. and daughters Phyllis
Ann and Madelvn Jo. all of the
home: also daughters Mrs. Queen
Esther Benson, 721 NE 29. and
Mrs. Barbara Slaughter, Berke-
ley, Calif.; a son. Willard jr., 1115
NE 19; her mother, Sawillar Ow-
ens, 72fi N Kelham, and brother,
Lonell Owens, 3108 NE 13; and
four sisters, Mrs. Julia Mae Stew-
art. 720 N Kelham; Mrs. Wilma
Thurmond, 2321 NE 19; Mrs. Bet-
ty Jo Jones, 1011 N Lottie, and
Mrs. Maxine Vickers, 909 Cather-
’i^sume their legal feud Mon-
day over proposed sale of
HSfater from the Lake of the
jArbuckles in south-central
^’District Judge Joe Thomp-
of Marietta scheduled a
•Jk p.m. hearing in the dis-
•jjute, which has been going
for several months.
>;Two of the cities in the Ar-
Ifcuckle area, Ardmore and
t#avis, are protesting the
laale of water to Lawton, the
gate’s third largest city.
^Gftwton, which is outside of
4fce district, entered into a
4Bt>ntract last June with the
Judge Thompson earlier
held that such a bond was
necessary to protect the in-
terests of the district, but
later rescinded his order.
Lawton long plagued with ^.a brother,
a water shortage, is seeking
purchase of the Arbuckle wa-
ter for the Lawton-Fort Sill
MRS. LYDIA PAULKS
Services for Mrs. Lydia Paulus,
69. Edmond, who died Sunday in
an Oklahoma City nursing home,
will be at 2 p.m. Monday in the
Chapel of Resurrection Cemetery,
with burial there under direction
of the Gene Adams Funeral Serv-
ice. . _
Survivors include a sister. Ei-
ther Ella Usery, Orange, Calif-
MRS. CLF.UA UNDERWOOD j
Mrs. della (Hunti Underwood,
68. of 404 NW 81. died Sunday in
her home. Services will be at 2
pm. Tuesday at Hahn-Cook,
Street and Draper Funeral Home,
with burial in Memorial Park
She was born at Jamestown. N.
Y. She was a member of the May-
flower Community Church, and
had resided in Oklahoma City
Survivors include her husband.
B. 0.. of the home; a son. James,
Lafayette. La.: five daughters,
Jane'and Belly, both of the home;
Mrs. Frank V'emer. 800 Ann Ar-
bor; Mrs. Mary Atkins. 2509 NW
20; and Mrs. LeRoy Mathis jr.,
1933 NW 36; her mother. Mrs. Ed-
ith C. Hunt, and a sister. Mrs.
Harold Fairbank, both James-
town, N. Y.; nine grandchildren
and one great grandchild.
The family suggests that contri-
butions to the American Cancer
Fund would be suitable for memo-
ANNA BELLE KETCHUM
Anna Belle Ketdium. 79. Yukon,
who had operated hotels and
rooming houses in Oklahoma City
for 50 years prior to becoming ill,
died Sunday in a Yukon nursing
home. Services are pending with
the Turner Funeral Home, Yukon.
She was a member of First
Christian Church of Oklahoma
City and Order of Eastern Star.
Survivors include a grandson,
Larry Lyon. 4210 N Drexel, and a
great granddaughter, Bemadine
Ethyl to Sell
NEW YORK (AP) — Ethyl
Corp. announced Monday
has agreed to sell three pa-
per subsidiaries to Hoerner
Waldorf Corp. of St. Paul,
Minn., for $55 million cash.
Ethyl said it would sell
substantially all of the busi-
ness and assets, subject to
certain liabilities, of Albe-
marle Paper Co. and Inter-
state Bag Co., Inc., and all
of the capital stock of Hali-
fax Timber Co.
BOSTON (AP) — Edward
•ggmtract last june wiui me Goldberg, an official of a lo-
■Jfcrbuckle Master Conservan-l cal stock brokerage firm,
'jpg District for purchase ofi and his wife, Brenda, an-
to 15 million gallons of nounced the arrival of a
prater daily over a 50-year
^period. Thompson issued a
Stmporary restraining order
;%>lding up the sale.
Thompson also is expected
rule Monday on whether
ven business men from
llphur, Davis and Ard-
who initiated the in-
daughter in the form of i
prospectus that read in part:
"The majority of this
broad-based, baby conglom-
erate's voting stock will be
held by the underwriters for
21 years when all candidates
for a merger will be careful-
MRS. IRMA S. JEFFERIES
Mrs. Irma S. Jefferies, 81, of
2537 NW 31. died Sunday in La-
Homa Rehabilitation Hospital.
Services will be at 10 a.m.
Wednesday at Hahn-Cook, Street
A Draper Funeral Home, with
burial in Resthaven Cemetery.
I She had been a resident of
Oklahoma City since 1935, and
was a member of the Second
Church of Christ Scientist and the
mother church at Boston; a mem-
ber of United Daughters of the
Confederacy. Native daughters of
Arkansas and Order of Eastern
Survivors include her husband,
Claude H., of the home; two
daughters, Mrs. E. Cotter Mur
ray. 1500 Kinkaid Dr., and Mrs.
Ben C. Shipman, Ada; four grand-
children, and 14 great grandchil-
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