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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - December 3, 1967, Darmstadt, HesseFrom a and up dispatches new York Francis Cardi Nal Spellman 78, archbishop of new York and vicar general of the . Armed forces die saturday. The end came at 11 45 . Att. Vincent s Hospital in Man Hattan As a result of a massive cerebral Accident a chancery spokesman said. Cardinal spell Man had been taken to the hos Pital at 10 . Cerebral. Accident a term used by the doctors Means a the head of the Church s richest diocese in the world s Spellman Dies a the unofficial newspaper of . Forces in europ., North Africa and the Middle East vol. 26, no. 229 if 21855 a sunday december 3, 1967 5 daily 10 sunday p i biggest City the Cardinal has Long been a powerful figure. In years he was the Dean . Cardinals and his seniority and rank made him head of the nation s roman Catholic episcopate. He served As one of the presi dents of the historic second vat ican Council. His death reduced the membership of the sacred College to 114 from a record High of 120immediately after the june consistory. He was the eighth Cardinal and second american one to die this year. Joseph Elmer car Dinal Ritter of St. Louis died june 10. There Are now . Cardinals. Pope Paul i received the news with Shock and deepest sorrow and went immediately to his Chapel to Pray for the Cardinal Spellman pfc. Smith wins private War san Francisco a pfc. Joe a. Smith lost by the army for 18 months after Basic training in 1965, will be released from the service probably Thise coming week the army announced Friday. Smith 23, of Brownsville Cal-if., applied for release last month. The army contended then he must serve out the 18 months. Smith received a routine 30-Day leave in november 1965 after training at it. Hood Tex. He went Home to await orders. He waited. And waited 18months. Then he applied for Dis charge. While standing by for orders Smith took a logging Job in nearby Yuba City at $130 week to support himself and his wife Glenda 23. He was awaiting orders retold his employer. All the while the army kept sending a monthly allotment of $95.20, and Smith himself an$18.50 . Savings Bond every three did not get his regular Pri vate s pay since he was t at Apost to sign for it. The draftee figuring his time was up donned his almost new uniform june 13 and checked in m Sakland army base for on his Way pfc. Joe Smith plays it straight backed his discharge. You be got to be kidding. On his Way to a Presidio press conference. The High Balling Captain looks a Little bit amused by the goings on. Up an interviewing officer exclaimed when he heard Smith s Story. No sir said Smith. The started Smith s efforts to get out. He was helped by the american civil liberties Union. While waiting at sixth Headquarters in the san fran Cisco Presidio Smith worked Asa runner. And he was promoted to private first class. The army wanted him to payback the allotments his wife got and serve serve that isthe18 months he got credit for while he was at army at first said it was going to charge him with Deser Tion but this was dropped for insufficient evidence Smith said. What Smith is going to Getis a release from Active duty but he won t get a discharge until he has served his full six year military obligation. He willbe in the Active Reserve for two years and the inactive Reserve another two. This is the usual procedure for All did t expect no trouble Smith said after his Story be came Public. I did t hide it his service connection from no asked whether Smith Wouldhave to return the allotment his wife had received from the cont. On Page so col. 2 american Churchman Vatican sources said. The pontiff will celebrate Mas for the Cardinal in his private Chapel sunday morning and i expected to mention him in the traditional noon Blessing fro the study window overlooking throngs in St. Peter s . Thomas Mcgovern the Cardinal s Secretary said he knew of nothing in the car Dinal s medical history leading tothe seizure. He did t feel Well at All this morning even though he was Fine last night the monsignor attended a banquet and even discussed the possibility ongoing off to Vietnam for Christ the Cardinal entered Cleveland clinic unexpectedly nov. 14 while on a visit to the Ohio City cont. On Page 21h col. 1 army will Call 7,650 reservists Washington a about 7,650 reservists who failed to keep up with their Par time military training obligations have been ordered to Active duty or soon will be the army said saturday. Another 3,093 laggard reservists Are undergoing screening for a possible orders to Active duty Stem from a directive by Secre tary of defense Robert s. Mcnamara last february. The latest army report said another 7,000 men remain Eligi ble for the Call up for As much a two years of Active duty. The army totals however Are Stillwell below the original estimate that As Many As 31,000 reservists in All branches of the armed forces might be who decline unit assignment fail to acknowledge their obligation to participation in unit training and whose qualifications will not permit assign ment to a Reserve unit within commuting distance of their residence will be ordered to Active duty the army warned. Army regulations require i effect that a Man will have to join a unit if one is available cont. On Page 23, col. 1 Makarios blocks pact on Cyprus Nicosia a with presi Dent Makarios still holding out against turkish demands Hope for a fast settlement of the Cyprus crisis plunged saturday night. As . Special envoy Cyrus tried to overcome Makar ios objections and break the deadlock British families on the Island were advised to listen tothe British forces radio on Cyprus for a new evacuation warn ing should the political situation seriously dependents evacuated to the British base area several Days ago were allowed to re front. On Page 2it, col. 5 go pay hike snags Washington a the Senate agreed Friday to a Compromise Effort with the House on a military pay increase proposed for the 3,412,000 per sons on Active duty in the armed forces and other uniformed serv ices. Congressional leaders expected Early agreement on the Legisla Tion which provides a 5.6 percent increase in base pay for the uniformed services Retro Active to oct. 1. The Senate unanimously a late Cadet surge cheeked Navy defeats army 19-14 Philadelphia a John Cartwright a Ball faking Houdini and Geri Balsly run Ning like a berserk billiard Ball made a shambles of army vaunted defense for three Peri ods but it took a lowly guard to save a 19-14 Victory for Navy saturday in the 68th inter serv ice football rivalry. Behind 19-0 and frustrated a every turn by the fired up underdog middies army s cadets came to life under sub Quarter Back Jim o Toole for two dra Matic touchdowns in the final nine minutes of the was driving for another score with less than four minutest go after a Short Navy kick gave the cadets the Ball on the mid Dies 27. They moved to the Navy 23 cont. On Page 2. H col. So proved the pay hike wednesday night after accepting most of the major provisions previously voted by the House. One House provision eliminated by the Senate would give Active duty personnel returning from a combat area a 30-Day leave plus travel pay to his Home station and new Post. Although intended by tin House to apply to Vietnam Wai veterans senators said the provision would have covered mos armed forces personnel stationer overseas. Such personnel no get a 30-Day leave on return this country but must pay i m travel unless it is t h r o u g regular military transportation. In addition to the army a cont. On Page 23, col. 3j

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