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Middletown Times Herald Record (Newspaper) - May 19, 1967, Middletown, New York nay 1967 TIMES Defense Secretary Robert iMcWamara announces that Lewis Walt will return from Vietnam and will be assigned to At right is Cyrus deputy defense UPI Telephoto McNamara fo continue limited Viet war policy Fire on Page 7 WASHINGTON UPI fense Secretary Robert McNamara said Thursday that the United States planned to continue its limited war policy in Vietnam with no decision yet on additional troop commit McNamara also said the Pentagon was considering send ing either a battleship or additional cruisers to shell enemy positions in Vietnam but had not decided whether either would be He announced Lewis commander of Marines in bad been reassigned to Washington as Marine director of effective June Robert Cushman Walts will be promoted to Lieutenant General and take command of Marines in McNamara said there were no present plans to call up Reserve units for Vietnam and no decisions had been made on stepping up the flow of troops into South Military specialists in Con gress nave urged that the United States send more men to Vietnam to put enough pressure on Hanoi to start peace talks or sMnuuicisco HIM I UK WEATHER On Friday scattered showers and thundershowers are ex pected from the Eastern Lakes through the Tennessee in New the Central and over portions of the Southern Rockies and Fair to partly cloudy skies will prevail Cooler weather will occur from the Plains through the Miss issippi Valley and the Great ft will be warmer in the Northern Plateau region and the North and Cen tral Atlantic Coast Little change in temperature over the remainder of the Area forecast Today will be fair and with seasonable Highs will be in the 60s and There is also a chance of Winds will be Yesterdays facts Middletown rainfall to date last year to win a military McNamara said no decisions have been made which would alter the budget for the fiscal year starting July 1 or result In a need for a supplemental money He said the present policy of bombing only military targets In Vietnam would with the United States pursuing limited war He said goals did not include destroying planes continue to destroy three to four MIGs for every American aircraft shot down over North be And military actions against large Communist units In South Vietnam are proceed ing he Asked about the possibility of Red China entering the war If the United States increases its military efforts against Norm McNamara said noth ing could be done about what China might but only limited war goals would be He also said that Red China might test an intercontinental ballistic missile ICBM before the and renewed his proposal for talks Russia over an agreement to limit he arms race in both offensive and defensive mis The reassignment of who commands Marines In came as a McNamara said Walt completed his normal oneyear assignment as commanding general of the 3rd Marine Amphibious Force a year ago and was requested to stay on for an additional Compiled by The THRecord from News Service dispatches Red Chinese stage antiBritish rally HONG KONG Communist China staged a giant antiBritish rally in Peking Thursday and accused it of having committed serious crimes in the handling of leftist riots in Hong The crown colony itself was calm and authorities lifted an all night curfew in the Kowloon riot But for the fourth day in a row a crowd of several hundred leftist youths demonstrated outside the official residence of Hong Kong Sir David They dispersed after a few hours without Trench vowed to help Hong Kong return to its normal peace ful ways and refused to see 17 leftist leaders who drove up to his home in shiny Radio Peking said more than including Pre mier Chou EnLai and Foreign Minister Chen gathered in the Red Chinese capital in the protest Keep out of rail dispute1 WASHINGTON A top union official told Congress Thursday that the nations railroads would agree on a contract to avert a strike within 48 hours if the government stayed out of the Chairman Leighty of the Railway Labor Executives As sociation told House Commerce Committee that the rail roads expect Congress to bail them out of the dispute wlth six shopcraft Congress has intervened twice to block a strike that would shut down 95 per cent of the nations rail The second no strike order expires June LBJ mum on reelection WASHINGTON Despite repeated efforts to draw him Presi dent Johnson refused at his new conference Thursday to say whether be would seek reelection in He said he had too many other things to cope Romney protests bias George Romney resigned from a pri vate club in Detroit Thursday to protest the clubs alleged antiNegro She took the action less than 24 hours after a top civil rights leader had criticized her membership in the Womens City Club of Detroit I wanted to give the women of the city club an opportunity to change the policy and they are in the process now of polling their the wife of Michigans governor Sale off silver discontinued WASHINGTON The moving to protect the nations announced Thursday that it was discontinuing sale of silver to all buyers except domestic The department also said it was Invoking immediately its legal authority to prohibit the treatment and export of silver But persons holding silver certificates still will be allowed to exchange them for the Treasury said in a to control births OKLAHOMA CITY Dewey a Roman sign ed into law Thursday a bill authorizing stateoperated birth control centers for all persons regardless of condition A similar limited to welfare was ed by Bartlett earlier this The Welfare Department win administer that state Health said the programfor all is a great step His department will admin ister the charging a fee based on a persons ability to pay for the High Low High Middletown 78 42 Atlanta 78 Newburgh 76 48 Boston 74 Miami Beach 81 73 8l New Orleans 84 55 Des Moines 9l New York 77 48 El Paso 9l Phoenix 99 70 Indianapolis 79 Raleigh 48 Low 5 49 59 SO 1 1 250 May 1967 Published every Monday through Saturday by Orange County Publications Division of Ottaway 40 Mulberry Rates Single copy 10 By 50 cents a By mail in Sussex Pike one year Second class postage paid at NET PAID CIRCULATION Average Month of Todays quote NEW YORK and LSD went on sale in New York City Thursday Theyre the names of cigaretts made with conventional Said Mark Broiles The turnedon generation going for them in a big Ive also produced what I call a trip other Hong Kong Giggle Weed Tijuana Tea and Loco Weed you might call a collectors Page Page Page April 1966 Average Month of AllenScott 35 Classified 4252 Farm Amusement 3739 Comics Helotse Anderson 35 Crossword 38Herblock Bridge 41 Cryptoquote 38 Landers Business 55 Editorial 55 Memos 26 Molner 34 Obituaries Jorter 34 Stocks Ib Page 23 27 56 54
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