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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - April 28, 1968, Darmstadt, HesseThe stars and stripes 61s being a Washington Stephen m. Young to some oily american &._._,-_-.-, unscrupulous of creators Are defrauding . Servicemen in Vietnam he told that niger ranking officers have permitted such said scores of civilians Are Selling Stock to servicemen in Vietnam and in some Aregre officers Are receiving a two a cent commission on each saw supposedly doing this to j build up funds for the officers or Jit listed men s Young also said a Slippery automobile broker was authorized by air Force officers Totake new car orders in Vietnam and guarantee delivery in the United states. He pocketed thousands of dollars and the skipped out Young said. Young said the defense department should require every Salesman operating in Vietnam to Post a surety Bond of at least$100000 to protect . Service men against fraud. Texan claims grave prize Austin Tex. A country Bill White emerged froth his underground Home Friday night and claimed the world s record for being buried alive. White was buried six feet underground in a coffin like Box at a drive in theater More than two months ago in an Effort to exceed his earlier claim to world s record. Appearing in Good condition when he came up Friday night White said he had been buried62 Days 2 hours 23 minutes and 45 seconds. Associates said his time bettered that of englishman Mike Mealey who recently spent 61days underground in a similar grave in London. White who is a country Singer was bothered by seeping water during his underground stay. Associates said pumps were in stalled during heavy Spring Rains and handled As much As 5,000 Gallons of water daily. Negroes gain in jobs Washington up the civil service commission reports that the number of negroes hold ing Federal jobs increased from 320,000 to 391,000 in the Perio Between june 1966, and novem Ber 1967. The report said that negroes also gained in the percentage of Middle and High salary civil service jobs. Spring cleaning Snow eaters do their stuff on a Gross Glockner Alpine Highway in Austria in an attempt to open roads for the fast approaching tourist sea son. The White stuff is still More than afoot deep. Up photo London raids net $3.6 million in Ltd London a Scotland Yard said Friday that drug squad detectives seized Ledworth $3.6 million on the Black Market in one of the biggest drug hauls in British history. The Yard said police raided premises in two separate areas of London Clapton in the East end District and fashion Able Bay Swater in the Center of the capital. Five men and a woman we rearrested and charged with conspiracy to contravene Britain drug Laws. Pending a full Laboratory examination our experts Are Esti mating the Ltd Lyser Gic As being Worth 1v& million pounds on the Blac Market a Scotland Yard spokes Man said the weight of the seized Ltd and full details of the raids were not being made immediately is certainly one of the big Gest hauls anyone Here can remember the spokesman said. The raids were led by the Yard s Ace drug squad Detec Tives detective inspector John Peters and detective sergeant David secrecy was maintained As detectives were called int Scotland Yard for a final Brief ing before the Fri in the United states and Scotland Yard along with other european police forces Singer Julie Felix seized in . On marijuana count London a american Folk Singer Julie Felix was stopped by customs at Londo Airport Friday taken to a police station and charged with unlawful Possession of marijuana. The 29-year-old Singer fro los Angeles was also charged with carrying $216 in British currency above the amount Brit ish residents Are allowed to take out of the country. She was leaving for Geneva when she was stopped. She is to appear at Uxbridge magistrates court on monday. Miss Felix who left the unite states about six years ago now lives in London and is one of Britain s most popular entertain ers. She has led protest demonstrations with her guitar and Sung in Westminster Abbey and Albert Hall. The Lithe Black haired singe has also performed before Roy Alty including Britain s Prince Philip. Miss Felix was bailed in heroin sum of $1,800 and one sure to of $1,800.she arrived in Britain four years ago virtually unknown but now has her own color television series called once More with have been cooperating for Sev eral months in investigations concerning the spread of Ltd. In a bid to counter Britain mounting narcotics problem the government is setting up special treatment centers under the health ministry. This follows failure of the British voluntary system of treating addicts by local doctors. The unofficial number of narcotics addicts has jumped from 500 in 1962 to an estimated 4,000. Pop singers and teen agers Are increasingly linked with drugs particularly the hallucinatory so which is odourless colourless tasteless and is made comparatively easily. Ltd and marijuana Are take by some British students and police have even investigated re ports that Ltd has been manufactured in University Labora tories. Tito plans Moscow talks Belgrade up presi Dent Tito of Yugoslavia who is touring Iran will visit Moscow for talks with soviet leaders Early this week on his Way Home it was announced Here. Mccarthy Cov. Volpe already winners write ins will Star on mass. Ballot Boston up Only the turn out of voters and the number of y note in votes will determine the significance of tuesday s Massachusetts presidential preference primary. Democratic sen. Eugene Meta thy and favorite son re pub can gov. John a. Volpe both unopposed on their respective slates have won the Battle be lore one vote has been a. Question is by How much Al the amount of write in opposition they will meet when and estimated 050,000 registered Vot ers some 25 per cent of the state s 2.8 million voters go to the will get the state s 72 Delegate votes on the first ballot at the democratic nation Al convention and the 34-Voterepublican delegation to the re publican National conventions ill be pledged to Olpe on the first ballot As required by Mccarthy the Minnesota candidate who zoomed to National attention on the wings of his 42 per cent Surprise showing in the March 12 new Hampshire Pri Mary the importance of the Pri Mary lies in How Many ballots Are cast for is 51 per cent or More of the s state Campaign manager Concord attorney Paul Counihan says he would be Satis fied with 51 per cent. But Many political observers think he needs i o win by much More than tint considering the massive Effo to conducted by 200 Mccarthy organizations in the chief opposition Likely will come from write ins for f. Kennedy of new York who was born in Massachusetts. Counihan expects a 20 per Cen write in for Kennedy. Chairman Lester s. Hyman of the Massachusetts democratic committee a Kennedy supporter estimates five per Mccarthy who prob ably will lose most of his committed delegates to Kennedy after the first convention ballot Volpe is expected to control at least 75 per cent of his delegation after the first Roll Call. This control however which could mean important bargain ing Power for the 59-year-Oldgovernor, who would like to be the vice presidential nominee could become shaky if he gets less than 60 per cent of the re publican vote. At least that is the View of chairman Josiah of the Massachusetts Republican committee

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