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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - August 7, 1968, Darmstadt, HessePoge 4 the stars and stripes latin Amorita panel charges Gross Aid waste wednesday August 7 Washington a Ahouse commit too tuesday said Sloppy bookkeeping and bad planning had hobbled the Alli Ance for Progress program of latin american Aid. A report by the House com Mittee on government operations said there s a feeling i Brazil and possibly a dozen other countries that the lid would blow off unless land re form is a shortage of auditors and the inability of american auditors to communicate with native subordinates is permit Ting Agency for International development funds to be frittered away unnoticed the re port report was prepared after a subcommittee headed by e. Moss d-calif., toured Argentina Brazil Chile. Colom Bia. Panama Peru and Vene Zuela last january. Shoddy Aud Tingas an example of what it said shoddy auditing can do the committee cited a program started in 1963, to build 1.000classrooms, 4 Normal schools 3 supervisory centers 10 Indus trial workshops and 10 medical dental units in Giaui Northeast Brazil. The report said that three years later the first audit of the project was made. Seventy percent of available Money had Al ready been spent Only 18 percent of the planned classrooms had even been started and most of the completed schools were already in need of maintenance the report said. None of the Industrial or medical Cen ters had been started. The report said ". Millions of dollars have been wasted on Aid projects because of poo planning and faulty the . Has contributed $9.9billion to the Alliance As of last report said there were six . Auditors in Brazil where the . Has spent $1.9 billion since the Alliance started. An the Moss subcommittee quoted . Mission officials As saying the . Auditors leave some room for improvement andean t communicate with the portuguese speaking brazilian auditors working with them. The Moss subcommittee said it also found that brazilian offi gop Losos an Miami Beach Fla. A How in the hell do you lose an elephant the Federal agent outside Richard m. Nixon s Headquarters hotel asked in utter dismay. But somehow somebody , a 2-year-old elephant which was supposed to Greet Nixon on his arrival Here Mon Day evening was caught in crush of people packed into the lobby of the Hilton Plaza one Point Anna and her handler appeared at a Glass door which had been locked by Federal agents for Security Pur poses. Anna s handler pleaded with an agent to let the elephant by to meet Nixon on the hotel ," the agent said let the elephant by but however by that time the ele Phant had disappeared in the crowd. Vials walked at permitting audits of local funds furnished to complement . subcommittee quoted . Mission officials As saying they can t afford enough Audi tors to keep tabs the Way con Gress wants and can t even hire qualified auditors to fill the positions they Are authorized. The full committee report urged the authorized number of auditors be increased and empty positions filled to make comprehensive audits and re views of All . Aid programs in latin water thwarts firemen a fireman tries in vain to reach the burning Home of a. T. Roth at Cedar Falls Iowa through flood Waters. Later when authorities could get tothe Home they found Roth in a bedroom fatally burned. Associated press photo Fri computer Center it norths old crime Bank is great Advance Washington a a Bato Rouge la. Policeman halted a car for running a Stop sign Las month. Before the officer finished making out the ticket a routine Check by a new computer hundreds of Miles away in washing ton d.c., reported that the Driver was wanted in a half million hot research air Force capt. Grant Callin is helped from a Laboratory oven at Wright Patterson air Force base in Dayton Ohio. Personnel have survived temperatures As High As 400 degrees while taking part in a program designed to find out How much heat the human body can stand. Data obtained will be used in space exploration planning. A photo Dollar new York Bank ? not any longer said the Fri monday in reporting on the first 18 months operation of the National crime information enter. The Fri called the Center located near its Headquarters in the capital the greatest and Vance in Law enforcement in 25 years and said it s responsible for 500-600 arrests or recoveries of stolen property each big computer is the guts of the Center which serves As warehouse of facts on 588,000 wanted men stolen cars miss ing guns and hundreds of other items bearing serial numbers. The Center provides almost instantaneous information to More than 700 police depart ments in 43 states the District of Columbia and Canada. Hawaii will be hooked up tothe system Friday and by the end of the year All 50 states the Fri said notices of stole cars or descriptions of fugitives and missing property Are fed electronically by police agencies into one of 62 terminals. These terminal Points relay the information to the a million cent Erin Washington. California alone has 300 police departments which feed information into one terminal. Newyork state has about 140 Agen cies which run their Dat through two relay Points. The Fri said police in the smallest communities May Benefit from the computer. All the need is a teletype unit and somebody who can Type. What Ever information they have or require is sent by teletype Mes Sage to the nearest terminal and an answer from the Bank Russ attorney twits . Lawyers Philadelphia a the first russian attorney Ever to address an american bar association convention said tuesday International Law must become Force for the establishment and maintenance of Alexander f. Volchko presi Dent of the Moscow bar association s foreign department twisted . Lawyers for creat ing a slogan world peace through Law then failing to la Bel the Vietnam War As aggression. To us the use of Law As an instrument for peace must not be allowed to become an abstract concept unrelated to the events that Are actually taking place in the world said Volchko one of the russian judges at the Nuernberg trials after world War ii. He culled for collaboration of soviet and american attorneys in support of International Lawand said such cooperation would bring greater Honor tour Volchko also hit at a Funda mental misconception of rus Sia s Legal system reporting that soviet citizens like Ameri cans have the right to own an freely use private property. It has therefore been source of disappointment to us that for More than a Quarter Ofa Century your Legislatures and courts have deprived the Citi Zens of my country of the right to receive the property which heir relatives in the United Stales have left to them in the restates he said. Can be flashed Back in seconds the Fri envisages More uses already being rest arched is a system whereby fingerprints could be identified at the push of a Button. And a Boon to Banks ant those companies dealing with stocks and Bonds would to an instant identification process of such serialized paper assets. Panther trial hears slain cop on tape Oakland. Calif aim Aslain White policeman testified tuesday by tape recording Al the murder trial of Black Panther Leader Hucy Newton and the defense attorney contended the officer s own posthumous words proved White racism in the Oak land police recording was of the conversation last oct. L s Between patrolman John Frey and the radio dispatcher when Frey stopped a car Newton As drive Garry neumans my yer focused attention on Frey s words it s a know Black Panther in Cross examination of the radio dispatcher. Clarence lord brought out mat Frey identified the car l fore stopped it and before Headquarters advised him that it Nail parking violations a am to it. Newton 28-year-old negro charged with killing Frey and wounding another i l 1 011organized the panthers in 19w for armed patrol of no to sections for self defense Garry strove to show in Frey s Quick identification of the car supported the defense Contention that the police Wei out to get the panthers Ana had prepared License Sims of an their cars. In his opening statement Mon Day assistant District attorney Lowell Jensen said a to killed Frey with the officer own gun and that a bus d or would testify he saw Newton shoot Frey in the Back Garry contended new urn Nao no gun fired none Ami victim of racism and ment by police

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