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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - April 3, 1968, Darmstadt, Hesse550 Fly out24th inf div starts sky lift to America Senate oks income tax surcharge i Washington a the Senate passed tuesday a grab bag tax Bill after tying to it president Johnson s 10 per cent income tax sur i charge and a $6 billion fed eral spending Cut the Roll Call vote was 57 to 31.the measure debated by the Senate for seven Days was sent to a conference with the House. There seemed to be Little Hance the House would go sen. George a. Smashers a Fla one of the package s Spon sors conceded it probably would be lost in conference with the House but said he Felt the Senate vote might give a boost to eventual House action on an i cont. On Page a oot i Tut Tut Tot Carolyn Smith 2# months knows what to do when you have to wait you sleep. With Carolyn Are her parents spec. 4 John f. Smith and mrs. Smith and about 556 other soldiers and dependents from the 24th inf div who left Munich tuesday. Army photo 10,000 go in next 3 months by babies Gunters a Munich Bureau chief Munich is about 550 24th inf div soldiers an their wives and children filed through a processing Center at Munich Airport tuesday in the Start of massive sky lift which will return 10,000 persons to the states in the next three months. Most of the tuesday Passen Gers were from units in Munich but one company came from Augsburg on civilian contract buses. After going Over a checklist to see whether they had for gotten anything the soldiers took cont. On Page 23, col v bombs guns pot sent Home Soldi with stars and stripes Washington Pic is i Vietnam Are mailing Home a frightening array of grenades explosives and sub machine guns among thousands of items of stolen government goods . Reds increase Europe threat says Lemnitzer Washington up l. I Snitzer supreme Allied commander in Europe said tuesday that the communist military threat in Europe was greater now than a year ago. In testimony in the House for eign affairs committee on the prox sed $2.0 billion foreign Aid ill said the threat posed by the soviet Union Andi Warsaw pact nations has not i since the last time spoke to you in fact it has in evidence for this he said is manifested by the existence of Ima Mvi and versatile land Sealand air forces with both i f l a and conventional tactical and strategic i he said the soviet Union has not Only increased its own Mill y capability in recent years us tines to provide the War pact nations with Large quantities of modern military and equipment which i. An Paige 2j, col is customs officials disclosed tues Day. They said marijuana also is being sent Back to the unite states through the mails. In previously secret testimony before the House appropriations committee customs commissioner in Ester d. Johnson said investigators discovered the contraband during a special one Day examination of All Man into san Francisco and new Johnson said that out of63,000 packages investigators found that 13,000, or about 21per cent contained illegal shipments of various goods. He said More than 1,200 packages that Day contained stole government property nearly All from was the first major investigation of mail sent from Vietnam Johnson said. Ordina Rily under the usual spot checking method 80 per cent of the violations uncovered Wouldhave gone unnoticed he said. Defense department officials cont. On Page 25, col. 1 vol. 26, no7349 121855 a wednesday april 3, 1968 5 daily 10 sunday d team to inspect negro a status by Marc Huet is Washington Bureau chief w Ashington is a top j equal Opportunity and Meatmen expo Nassr roup is going to for negro g servicemen both mud 5-24 for an on the and off base. In map May a our defense officials pointed of that the study is being made Tosee what conditions Are actually of study of race unofficial n . 7ort in Europe. North Africa and the Middle Tot gis free up i storm cops by John Reese staff writer Hoschst Germany is j threats to use firearms. Two 32nd signal a Soldier is in men identified by German to a 32nd a ten so ung As Albert in fam or and with indecent assault Coleman Giles presumed to be m i i 41 i Jav 1 _ _ _ _. _ Ai. 4 a t it in so Somers and a a. Police j ions so. 1 in. V. He problems of negro service men overseas. A similar to p to to far East is contemplated some time in the future. The defense group will Behem led by Jack m o s k o w i t a Crim nation on e v assistant defense were negroes a n d Ary for civil rights and Industrial relations and l. Houard Hennett the defense depart ment s director for civil rights. The Lour the first of its kind new Mew for the Pentagon group is by or Lottion Community attitudes made to assess and evaluate us Tow ads negro servicemen and like for negroes. Officials also report a drop inthe number of complaints of Dis the part of Vft-w., ther minority groups in both Europe and the far areas of concern off base include housing dependent itary education recce facilities Public trans pfc. John c. Mackey 20, of . 32nd signal in faces the As Sault and resisting charges after he allegedly molested a 22-year old German woman on hosta Strasse last Friday morning. Arrested at bar the woman and her male com Panion reported the incident to German police who took Mack Yinto custody in u nearby bar. German police reported Shatas they tried to take Mackey to the 17th precinct station in a radio Cruiser some 20 of his companions stormed the Cruiser an took Mackey away. In the scuffle Mackey escaped but left his sweater in the police car. This was later turned Over to military police. The Brawl was momentarily quelled by German police cont. On Page 23, col. 1

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