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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - August 2, 1968, Darmstadt, HesseThe stars and stripes Page f 11 of gis poisonous snakes by Nick Stab Otiss a Nuernberg Bare it chief h Germany is Many to Europe have been told that a no 38iif information is wrong warns or. Werner " a doctor at the . Army a doctor Schreiber who recently cautioned americans a Furone against eating toxic berries and mu.sh-, Europe As warning americans about "play-ro0tlh snakes particularly the Viper any Only poisonous Snake the Viper does not exist in the United states and is e unknown to most americans have been bitten by the Snake Nuernberg medical service area since he said All the soldiers had been playing a Iha Snake and All had been informed Erron by about hornless snakes in Schmeer pointed out however that a number of steers Are bitten by the Snake every summer Man erg a fled problems at the seventh army training Confer at Grafen Wocher. He described the Snake As being about two feet in length Brownish in color with a distinctive Zigzag line running from its head to its the Viper Berus is found in Germany an throughout most of Europe. His not vicious or aggressive Schreiber said but is easily frightened into biting. It gives birth to living offspring usually born in september poisonous from the first Day of their he said the Viper never gets on Trees or prefers moist Muddy areas and often hides in High grass. In such areas one should be very cautious. One should be properly clothed and should not Wal without shoes. Because the Snake is unable to raise its head higher than 5 inches from the ground combat boots afford Good Protection against being bitten Schreiber said the Snake will not normally attack a Man unless it is stepped on by mistake or touched Mike saves kid i by Steve Gibson staff writer , gel Many is giving a rib so a girl might live has t been new since Ada Stime but when a Soldier follows through with a kidney to save her life that is news. Sgt Michael keys commo chief for he co 16th aviation in has returned Here from the United states after doing just his 11-year-old Niece Deborah Lacy Lay near death earlier this year due to a infection that was preventing her k i d n e y from functioning keys was the Only kiember of the immediate fam ily who had the right blood Type besides being in the Best physical a. Keys i shape needed for a kidney trans Plant he was called out of the i held near Ansbach and flown Toi Albuquerque n.m., to stand ready to give one of his kidneys the Vii corps Soldier from san Jose calif., had agreed to1donate his kidney four years ago when his Niece was first hospitalized from the illness. Deborah who had been in the Hospital since last november was again suffering from infected kidneys which were functioning at less than i per cent capacity. Keys april 12, keys and his Niece underwent surgery. The sergeant was on the operating table for seven and a half hours i while doctors removed one of his ribs and the kidney operation was a nine hour ordeal for Deborah who had Bothof her kidneys removed and keys kidney implanted. Medical authorities assured me before the of keys explained that my remaining kidney would almost double in size and capacity within the next six months to u i d do it again for Deborah if i had the declared keys. My system was a Little fouled up and i was quite sore for a week but now i m in Good Deborah was released from the Hospital in june with doctors assuring her she d live a nor Mal life the 21-year-old Soldier keys in t receiving any military honors for his life saving deed there s one Little girl from new Mexico who j thinks he s the greatest Soldier j on Earth. Honors Harlan Cleveland . Ambassador to nato and adm. Horacio Rivero jr., commander in chief of Ahmed forces Southern Europe return Honor guard Salute at of solid he in Naples where Cleveland attended command briefings. Nato artillery unit departs for it. Lewis it in Horo in the main Bod Nuernberg Germany special Jay hawkers of Vii corps 2nd in 34th arty said their final farewells to g e r Many this week leaving from Rhein main air base in Frank Furt for it. Lewis wash., As part of the reformer troop deployment. Five buses followed by seven tractor trailers carried the men and their families and equipment spins Madaule Lefo and Michel use 18-year-old twins provide the us Lenois at Trab on a Turkey with three live Rork from Merrill Barracks Here to Advance party of four officers and 35 enlisted men de parted before the main body fort Lewis to Complete the establishment of a Forward head in May were made for the preposition storage in Karlsruhe where their howitzers and other tracked an wheeled vehicles were stored. The unit also turned in ammunition during May. And inventoried packed and shipped their unit property to it. final technical inspection of equipment came in Early tune with another ammunition turn in in the Middle of the and other items for storage were moved to the pro position site and yet another inspection was completed in Early july a few weeks later five officers and 35 enlisted men de parted for Mcguire air Force base. They have now reported to it. Lewis. Brother boy scouts win Eagle awards Birkenfeld. Germany Spe Cial in a rare ceremony Daniel and James d. Robertson Orson of James 615th aircraft control and warning so Birkenfeld. Ger Many were awarded the highest award to be earned in the boy scouts the Eagle earn the award. Daniel 1.5. And James. 15, were required to Complete 6 months Active serv ice As a life scout in a position of leadership within the troop a service and conservation project and to have earned Ai least a writ badges. The Brothers were presented the award Byis col h. M. Ogburn or. Comm i Nuu Idor 61iiih act so. The body More t 150 Strong departed this and the rear detachment soldiers will depart in weeks. Han week of 10two carnival Queen Monica Fliegel an airline reservation hostess from Frankfurt i reigning Over the Frankfurt German american car Nival at the pm parking lot through aug. 6. She also holds the title of miss airline Ger i Many l�tj8." army

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