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   Pacific Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - February 3, 1962, Tokyo, Japan                                Detects New Soviet ATest WASHINGTON UPI apparently con ducted an underground nuclear test the Atomic Energy Commis sion The AEG said the detonation took place at the Soviet Weap ons Proving Ground in central The yield was described as well above the threshold of un derground The United States in thV past has considered the point at which underground tests can be detected to be about 20 This was roughly the size of the atomic bomb exploded at Hiroshima in World War An AEC spokesman would not give the estimated kiloton or me gaton yield of the The Soviet explosion was the first reported since Russia re cently completed a series of nuclear blasts in the atmosp Those tests ended a three year moratorium on such ex Continued on Back 2 STA AN AUTHORIZED PUBLICATION OF tH ARMED FORCES IN THE FAR EAST PACIFIC IPES SATURDAY Ifc DAILY 34 4 R Zt a W 3 afUffittUOT 33 FIVESTAR EDITION February 1962 LBJ Gets the Triplicate FUNDRAISERS Visiting Washington on a fund raising campaign for the National Hemophilia the 0yearold Sullivan triplets of New York chat with Vice President Lyndon The from left Jeremiah and all are suffering from a blood AP Photo 2 Homes Bombed In California NORTH homes of two San Fer nando ministers were bombed while the clergymen were involved in a panel discussion on radical right groups at a West Los An geles police said The explosions rocked the homes of John Simmons and Brooks Walker Thursday The two ministers and actress Marsha Hunt were on a program titled The Extreme Bight Threat to Democracy It was held at Temple Sinai in West Los Angeles under the aus pices of the local business and pro fessional chapter of the American Jewish All three panel members were Continued on Back 5 Report to Bar All Cuban Goods WASHINGTON AP President Kennedy was reported Friday night to have decided to place a total embargo on imports from The United States buys about million worth of Cuban pro ducts a mostly Secretary of State Dean Busk has said Premier Fidel Castro is using the dollars to finance com munist revolutionary activities in other hemisphere Informants said Kennedys ac tion would not end those sales to Cuba which are limited to food and medicine and which amount Continued on Back 2 7 3 Losf In Truck Blast UPI A tank struck a highway exploded and sent flaming gasoline spewing into a nearby tavern The driver was killed and three persons trapped in the tavern were miss The hauling two tanks of crashed into a bridge on Illinois and one of the tanks Some three hours later Continued on Back 5 Walker in Texas Governor Race Edwin Walker paid his filing fee Friday as a Democratic candidate for Texas Walker raised his right hand in the headquarters of the State Democratic Committee and swore to support and defend our pre sent representative form of gov ernment and to support and defend the Constitution laws of the United States and Texas if elected he refused to answer most questions by reporters and said he will make a statement at a press conference here Walker resigned after he was removed from the command of the 24th in Germany for socalled farright indoctrination of After he said he would carry on a fight for con WASHINGTON UPI The State Department said Friday that it has granted permission for 110 Dutch soldiers to fly via points in the Pa cific to Dutch New Guinea West State Department press offi cer Lincoln White said the Netherlands government has assured the United States the troops will be in civilian cloth es and without weapons for the Japan had denied the Nether lands permission to use Tokyo as a stopping point in flights to re inforce the Dutch military garri son in New White said the State Department has been informed that a chartered KLM aircraft has already left with the 110 men and will touch down on territory at regular com mercial We have also been informed by the Netherlands White that these men are merely replacements for personnel which have already departed West j New Guinea and that they will not i reinforce the Dutch military posi tion in that White did not specify the stop ping but they were pre Continued on Back 3 Rejects New Soviet Berlin Plan WASHINGTON said Friday that the United States has turned down a Soviet proposal that West Berlin be turned into a sort of independent state and made a member of the United The Russian outlined early last month to the ambassador in Llewel lyn called for end ing the Allied occupation and converting Berlin into a demili tarized free city as a prelude to this who is engaged in a series of Berlin exploratory talks with Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei rejected the plan at his meeting Thursday in Moscow with the Russian officials described the So viet proposal as a clever propa ganda But they pointed out that it ad ded little to previous Soviet pro Weather FORECAST Sunday Fair High Low 32 Monday Partly cloudy High Low 34 Fridays Temperatures High Low 35 USAF Weather Fuchu AS   

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