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'Bombing' by U.S. Planes

SAIGON (P)-U.S. planes made
their first propaganda leaflet raid
on Hanoi while American mechan-
ics worked yesterday to repair
some of the damage wrought by
Viet Cong attacks on the Marble
Mountain and Chu Lai airstrips.
A U.S. spokesman said the
planes did not fly over the Com-
munist North Vietnamese capital,
but dumped 640,000 leaflets into
the wind over the Red River Val-

ley in which it lies and the wind
did the rest.
Hanoi has been immune from
attack. throughout seven months
of bombing north of the border
by American and South Vietna-!
mese squadrons.
The leaflets were part of a se-
ries intended to undermine Ho,
Chi Minh's leadership. They said
the Hanoi government is exchang-
ing rice--the people's staple food

-for guns from Red China to planes involved in individual mis-
wage the guerrilla war in South sions was given.
Viet Nam. U.S. Marine patrols moved out
The spokesman said other in a hunt for Viet Cong, in-
planes bombed an airfield 100 cluding survivors among the mor-
miles west of Hanoi and a com- tarmen and infiltrators who de-
munications station 130 miles stroyed 19 helicopters at Marble
southwest of that city. All were Mountain, two miles east of Da
reported to have returned safely. Nang's main base; and two Sky-
Numbers Withheld hawk jet bombers at Chu Lai,
Under a new security policy, no on the South China Sea coast
announcement of the number of 52 miles to the south.
In addition to the destroyed air-t
craft, 21 helicopters were dam-
aged. However, Maj. Gen. Lewis
W. Walt, the Marine commander
in Viet Nam, said several of these
would be fyn gagain imme i
l y.
39 Guerrillas Killed
The Marines said they killed 3
guerrillas i the two raids and in
turning away a larger force that
seemed headed toward the main
Da Nang base. Their own casual-
ties were described as light.
Walt said the main base, from

U.S. Sets Twin
Gemini Flights
JOHNSON CITY, Tex. () - Apparently king-sized "ifs" sur-
President Johnson disclosed yes- round the plan.
terday an attempt will be made Officials see a little better than
by January to orbit two manned 50-50 chance of getting a pair of
spaceships a few days apart for space capsules aloft, each with a ,
an unprecedented no-contact ren- two-man crew. But they are cit-
dezvous. ing no odds on maneuvering them
The crews may be able to see --twice, perhaps-to a point where
one another through the space- they may be only feet apart while
craft windows. But there will be streaking through space at 18,000
no attempt at docking or other miles an hour.
actual contact and no space walks. There is some chance the twin
flights can, be attempted as early
as December fromCaeKndy
14-Day Flight
To Arrange If all goes well, Gemini 7 and
its two-man crew will be rocketed
O rderly Exit aloft first on a 14-day endurance
y flight. Then Gemini 6-the craft
that failed to get away on a space
i docking expedition last Monday-
For C ubans will be put up seven or eight days
later with two more spacemen.
Gemini 6 probably will be up a
WASHINGTON (P) - A U.S. couple of days. In this period,
spokesman said yesterday that while the capsuless are orbiting to-
only minor technical questions re- gether, they will try formation!
main to be cleared up in order to flying and what space officialscal

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which squadrons strike Communist reach a final agreement for order- visual meetings.
targets both north and south of ly removal of political refugees Will Not Touch
the border, "is the one that is from Cuba to the United States. They won't touch, but Gemini
hurting them." The State Department was in- 6 will attempt twice to nudge up
Main Base Hit formed by Swiss Ambassador Emil close to Gemini 7. They will be;
The main base was hit by a Stadelhoffer that his discussions flashing along side by side, on
small detachment of guerrillas in Havana with Prime Minister in tandem, or one over the other,
July 1. They killed a U.S. air Fidel Castro were going well. The as close together as possible.
policeman, destroyed three planes Swiss Embassy handles U.S. af- White House press secretary Bill
and damaged three others. Six fairs in Cuba, since the United D. Moyers said they will be sep-
weeks later the guerrillas blasted States has no representative there, arated by "a matter of feet." j
part of a fuel storage depot near
the base. Havana reports said that under1{The Unprecedented
Paratroopers of the 101st Air- the prospective agreement between.Te Russians put twin, manned
borne.killed 37 Viet Cong from a 3000 and 4000 refugees a month spaceships n orbit i June of
force of 150 that was holding a will be flown from an airport out- 1963, But U.S. space experts fig-
valley position near the port city side Havana to entry points in their closest approach was about
of Qui Nhon, 260 miles northeast Florida. three miles.
of Saigon. American casualtiesd in It is expected the United States A spokesman for the Manned
the action Wednesday were de-? will pay the cost of transporta- Space Flight Center said at Hous-
scribed as light. tion across the Florida Straits, us- ton, Tex., that the U.S. space-
Inland Patrols ing civilian aircraft. craft would be "flying all around
Inland, natrols of the U.S. 1st In recent weeks, since Castro each other, side by side, behind
Cavalry, Airmobile, Division swept announced he would permit refu- and in front, up and down from
abandoned enemy positions around gees to leave, Cubans have been each other."
the Plei Me special forces camp making the trip to Florida in -.______
and found 37 more Viet Cong bod- small boats.
les. This raised to 201 the count "The exodus from Cuba has I
of guerrillas known to have been been anything but orderly," press STAFF WRITERF
killed since the camp came under officer Robert J. McCloskey told
attack-the night of Oct. 19. a news conference at the State EX- TROTSKYI TE,
A sokemansai 11 otersDepartment. "We have been in
A spokesma said 115hes negotiations to establishborderlySPREADING INFL
may have died during the siege, SPREAINGLINFTI
which U.S. and South Vietnamese procedures."
relief forces lifted Monday. The exodus has taken place
through the Cuban port of Ca-
U.S. military strategists believe marioca. Castro announced that
the Viet Cong could never drive Camarioca would be closed to ref-
American forces from their coastal ugee departures at midnight yes-
installations, but considervulner- terday. McCloskey said the move-
ability grows as the bases ex- ment out of that Cuban por~t in
pand and that there is no fool- small boats "did not meet the
proof defense against occasional standards we had in mind" for
infiltration. orderly and safe methods.


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MARINES LOOK OVER damage to helicopters at Marble Mountain, two miles from Da Nang air
base in South Viet Nam, after an attack by suicide squads of Viet Cong guerrillas.



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from international institutions like
the World Bank,- was cut off in
January when President Guillermo
Valencia's administration refused
to meet a series ofbasic conditions.
Foremost among them was adop,-
tion of an economic policy of aus-
terity, reduction of public expenses
and better planning.
* *
ACCRA, Ghana-President Ga-
mal Abdel Nasser of. the United,
Arab Republic, now on a three-
day official visit to Ghana after
the African summit meeting, mo-
tored to Cape Coast 90 miles west
of Accra yesterday. Cape Coast
once was the Gold Coast's capi-
* * *
WARSAW, Poland - Zbigniew
Kielbasinski, former chief War-
saw representative of Pan Ameri-j
can World Airways, will be tried
soon on charges of smuggling for-
eign currency and industrial dia-
monds, Polish newspapers repor.t-
ed yesterday.
Kielbasinski, a Polish citizen,

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ROME-All parties in the Ital-j
ian Parliament buried their differ-
ences yesterday to give final ap-
proval to an issue dear to their
hearts-a pay raise for themselves.
Despite warnings by government
experts to the rest of the nation
that the country's shaky economy
could not support wage boosts in
excess of 12 per cent, the nation's
lawmakers voted themselves a 50
per cent increase.
* * *
'BANGKOK, Thailand-Sen. Ed-
ward M. Kennedy (D-Mass) said
yesterday he-believes the Viet Cong
launched attacks on Plei Me and
Da Nang for psychological bene-
Kennedy spoke to newsmen after
arriving from Vientiane for a two-
day Bangkok visit before flying to
Singapore Saturday. Kennedy is
on an Asian fact-finding tour and
earlier visited South Viet Nam.
* * *
CARACAS, Venezuela-A man-
hunt was on in northeast Vene-
zuela yesterday for the sole sur-

Five gunmen held up the pay-
roll offices of the Texas Petro-I
leum Co. in Oritupano Wednes-
day and made off with $13,000.
LONDON-Two British scien-
tists presented a theory yesterday
that life began in crevices on dry
land rather than in the sea.
They said their work on the
suspended animation of primitive
organisms suggests their theory
has advantages over the classic
idea that the sea formed an "or-
ganic soup" giving rise to life.
* * *
WASHINGTON - The Defense
Department confirmed that a sixth
U.S. warplane has been lost to fire
from a surface-to-air missile in
North Viet Nam. And officials
said it is absolutely impossible to
stop all guerrilla raids on U.S.
air bases in South Viet Nam. The
Army, Marine Corps and Navy
will drop mental standards some-
what in order to be able to enroll!
a higher percentage of youths who
volunteer for enlistment. The Air
Force will stand pat.




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