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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - August 24, 1968, Darmstadt, HessePage 2 tin stars and stripes Ike s heart action is encouraging Washington up d. Eisenhower s heart action was reported improved Fri Day and doctors said they were encouraged. But they emphasized he remained in critical condition and the Outlook is still medical bulletin from Walter Reed army Hospital said Gen. Eisenhower spent a comfortable and restful Light. He has gradually shown less evidence of heart irritability irregular an rapid beats. While this in itself is encouraging the general s Over All condition must still be considered critical and the Outlook guarded. The general remains Alerhand cheerful and still shows in abundance the courage that has been his 2nd Good Day the encouraging report came one week after Eisenhower suffered his seventh heart bulletin was the second consecutive one in which doctors indicated the general was making some Progress in his fight for thursday night bulletin said there had been no major heart spasms in the preceding 24 hours and Friday s report indicated a continuation of the Down Ward trend in the number of such spasms. On each occasion that Eisen Hower suffered a seizure doctors emphasized that the first full week following a heart attack is lbs Kosygin talk cancelled paper says Washington up the Washington Post in a copy righted Story in its Friday edition said Russia s invasion of Czechoslovakia cancelled plans for an announcement of a Meetin Between president Johnson and soviet Premier Alexei Post Story said an announcement that the meeting would take place in a Neutral site had been scheduled by the White House for 9 30 . but it said when soviet Ambas Sador Anatoly f. Dobrynin called at the White House tuesday at8 . To inform Johnson of the invasion there was an imme Diate cancellation of the plans for the House silent the president and the soviet Premier first conferred in june 1967, in Glassboro . The White House had no comment on the published report. Assistant press Secre tary Tom Johnson said there was nothing beyond comment Cypress Secretary George Chris Tian at his thursday morning briefing. At that time Christian said that the president said he would go anywhere in the search for peace if his presence were re considered the most critical period. The term guarded mean that the doctors still consider unpredictable the matter of the Gen eral s survival from his his seventh heart attack since 1955.the Hospital report was issued As Eisenhower was within hours of completing the first week since he was stricken at 1 25 . Las Friday. Viets Clear a of red infiltrators Saigon up Viet con commando squads invaded Down town Danang Friday. Allied troops backed by armoured vehicles fought them through the streets Ana battled a Large Force at a Bridge leading into the City military spokesmen said. The commandos infiltrate Vietnam s second largest City in Small groups during the night and set up sniper positions in the downtown area. By noon South vietnamese troops had cleared the communist snipers from the downtown 209 guerrillas attacked the Cam 20 Fitle Bridge three mile Southwest of Danang the major . Marine bastion in South Vietnam. Fighting continue through the morning. The Bridge is on one of two major Highway leading into Danang and is near the Edge of Danang air least 81 Viet Cong and 15 . Marines died in the heaviest outbreak of fighting in the Danang area since the tet Offen Sive of january and february. Oregon clerk 33rd to get new heart Stanford Calif. Up the heart of a 20-year-old Marine Corporal was transplanted in the Chest of a retired Oregon postal clerk Early Friday at Stanford University medical Center. A spokesman said the 4%-houroperation was performed by a team of surgeons headed by Shumway who had made two previous heart trans plants at the University. It was the world s 33rd such operation. Thirteen of the pre Vious patients Are still alive. One of 12 children the donor was identified As Cpl. Larry b. Smith son of mrs. Robert a. Smith of Stockton Calif. He was the youngest of 12 Smith children eight of whom Are still Young Marine suffered irreparable brain damage in a automobile Accident aug. 14 while on leave from Camp Pendleton Calif., a family spokes Man said. The recipient is Leonard Drake 42, who has suffered from heart disease for 12 years. Hawaii Volcano erupts Hilo Hawaii a Kilauea Volcano on Hawaii Island erupted thursday spewing flame an lava up to 75 feet. Unbearable that s How the situation looked for this Bea Rafter it had broken out of its Cage and clambered on to the roof of a circus Rau car at the Bret ten station near Karlsruhe Ger Many. Police with automatic rifles kept the fugitive in Check until a zoo expert from Heidelberg arrived with a Tranquili Vergun. The animal soon was Back in its Cage. Up photo from Prague to Vienna 400 take trip on Freedom train Vienna up an International Freedom train from the embattled czechoslovak capital of Prague pulled into Vienna Fri Day with More than 400 refugees from some 22 countries. They included 245 americans 37 Young czech students who had obtained visas before the inva Sion they were honoured by gracious czech Border guards 33 canadians 13 lebanese 11italians, 10 West germans nine dutch five each from Finla Dand France four each from Yugoslavia Ami the United Ara Republic and Belgium three each from Switzerland , Britain Argentina and the train to Frontier into Israel and two each from Spain and Venezuela. Soviet forces occupying Czechoslovakia allowed pass across the Austria. The welcoming party for the12-car, diesel hauled train at the Franz Josef Railroad station included some 40 employees of the . Embassy in Vienna headed by Frederick Irving Deputy chief of Mission. The arriving passengers appeared exhausted. Many spoke with intense admiration of the czechoslovak. Russian tanks Are All Over the City of Prague said David Murphy of Cambridge mass. He rec Center schedules Holiday show Chi Emsee Germany is the armed forces recreation area Here has a gala three Clay labor Day Celebration on tap for the weekend of aug. 30 to sept. 1. The fun will get under Way Friday aug. 30, with the opening of a Beer tent Complete with bavarian band. A camping and sport exhibition is scheduled for saturday. Sunday activities will incl Dean International water ski slalom contest a water ski show boat show and a bavarian dance exhibition. At 8 30 . Sunday the Chiung see recreation area will be illuminated by candlelight. The arc hotel Here is booked nearly to capacity but the Cump ing area has plenty of room the spokesman said. For Tho kids Pony rides an playground facilities will be provided. The czechs Farewell Murphy said. Was a slavic languages summer student at Prague s Charles University when the russians came. Behaving. In some places they have burned out the invading tanks or they Chalk swastikas on them. The czech kept telling me remember what you see " i saw overturned trucks Anda tank a bulgarian tank in a ditch said Harry Stanley of California. Stanley and his wife were tour ing Czechoslovakia when the in Vasion came. We saw czech flags flying at half Mast to indicate mourning and also Black flags. Women were crying in the mrs. Stanley said As we travelled on Stonetown the people whistled. At an other town they threw bread an Salt at the soviet troops. An ironic variation of an old euro Pean custom of welcoming guests by offering them bread and Salt i heard that the soldiers opened fire. A tank went into n House and Hurt around 10 people. The tanks would not allow Tho ambulances to get by military nine wounded. Marines from Tho 27ihmem reinforced the helicopter gunships of positions in w0wa the suburbs near the Bridge in downtown to Jumo direct hit on n0 r rocket scor a a an armoured personnel Carrier disabling the a hide and wounding three soul vietnamese soldiers. At the same time flight los raged at two . Military base Sand a Bridge outside the coast Al City 300 Miles North of stand North vietnamese and Viet Cong forces fired some 26 Rock ets into the Danang air base from which air strikes Are mad against North Vietnam the fighting at Danang waste main thrust in a series of Small scale attacks throughout Softli Vietnam Early Friday enemy forces also sent 10 Long Range rockets crunching into Hue and launched ground and mortar assaults on 25 other cities and bases. Saigon itself was spared a re petition of thursday s intense rocket attack but several Allied bases around the capital were attacked. In addition 30 patient were wounded in a mortar at tack at song be. The rocket attacks against Sai gon and Hue were preceded by multiple attacks wednesday against towns and installations id the Mekong Delta South of Sai gon and in a drive sunday against several locations North West of the capital. Military sources described the shifting attacks As part of the enemy s Overall strategy to keep the allies off balance and on the defensive. They said it was too Early to speculate whether the might indicate the initial stages of another major vietnamese rangers and an armoured troop sweeping 11miles South of Danang May have aborted other attacks by killing 80 Viet cons thursday Ranger casualties were de scribed As moderate.b52 b o m b e r s flew raid against suspected guerrilla positions around Saigon after the renewed attacks. On thursday Allied troops re ported killing 364 North Viet namese and Viet Cong in four Battles that included fighting around two Saigon area base heavily shelled by enemy forces. 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