European Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Dec 17 1960, Page 8

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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - December 17, 1960, Darmstadt, HesseIt the stars and spurred by yank greek pen pals Christ Mas comes to Island from boy s note in bottle 1 of ". By me Campbel Sta writer anti paros Greece Christmas came Early to a hand Ful of inhabitants of tiny Antl paros Island this Charles w. Hostler 3r. And his father who is air attache atthe american embassy in Beirut Lebanon delivered Over 1,100pounds of food gifts toys and clothing to the children of this Small Barren Island in the Aegean sea. Some 90 Miles Iuit of presents were contributed by the employees of the uj5. Embassies in Beirut Lebanon and saudi Arabia after Young Hostler and Stephanos Kalargyros had exchanged several Exchange was started when Charles put a note in a bottle an threw St overboard during a Mediterranean cruise with his Parent last summer. The rifts were picked up at the two embassies by air Force air Craft and brought to Athens. The were loaded aboard a Grumman Albatross assigned to the naval attache in Athens and col Hostler and his son took off on their Good will at a Harbor they were met by hundreds of cheering islanders some in Row boats. Young Charles the Honor guest was helped into a boat and introduced to his pen pal of six month Sand the Island president. Nicolas gave Charles several Large bouquets of Flowers an shewed him the note he had taken from the bottle in the , the townspeople paraded with their guests to the Center of the Village where they joyfully watched Charles and Stephano open the presents and hand out Candy ail toys to Bright eyed Chil Dren. In one of his letters. Stephan Shad said that he was one of a family of 13 children. His fathers a poor Fisherman and the family s diet consists of fish an dark bread. The people in Athens Call Antip Aros a Fisherman s Paradise but to Polaris subs due new control setup Washington special the Navy has awarded a $34-Miuion contract for the design and Fabri cation of a fire control system for Polaris firing the Mark 84, the new system will make extensive use of new digital computing techniques and be More automatic than it predecessor the Mark 80. The Navy said the nuclear sub Marine Lafayette will be the first hip to get the new system. The residents of the Island it a Abard life. Their Only communication is on Telephone. The trip to the Mainland is Aday Long ride by boat from neigh Boring Faroe paros has no electricity no running water no Gas no roads and no , thanks to a note m a bottle that brought two boys together anti paros can look Forward to & Happy christmas., Charles Hostler or. Left and Stephanos gifts at anti Pitros Island. Out photo by Hebb Scott staff Heidelberg Germany Sas the Usa eur commander the chief has ordered a crackdown on soldiers possessing or using illegal firearms or any dangerous win issuing his get Tough Den Bruce c. Clarke told Rieur commanders offences committed by members of this command involving fire arms knives or other unauthorized weapons continue to be a matter of major positive persistent action Mustbe taken Clarke declared to pre vent anyone in the command fro having illegal weapons of1 this Robert e. Richardson u8ar eur Deputy Provost marshal Points out that the command pre scribes tight controls on personal firearms and prohibitive weapons. Headed for trouble anyone attempting to Dodge or violate these regulatory measure Sis heading for court martial Rich Ardson maintained. There have been a number of incidents where soldiers have taken to a dangerous implement of som Type to bolster their hand in an altercation he an unthinking individual wants to show his buddies How bad he can be or casts commonsense aside under emotional stress and temper this always brings an incident into the real of aggravated assault a very Roddy to fire in so seconds missile trains pose elusive targets Seattle Wash. A a Long Blue train May pull onto a siding in a town some night and Sud Denly the neighbourhood becomes a prime target area until the train pulls out. In the train Are four or five windowless cars. Each car carries a glistening White missile ready to rocket a nuclear warhead 6,000 Miles across the Ocean. The missile. 58 feet Long and 6feet in diameter at its base is the minutemen. Strable indefinitely solid fuelled and Struble indefinitely it can be jostled around on the nation s railroads for months or even years then launched on a minute s notice. A full scale mock up of a minute Man train was shown to Railroad executives at the Boeing plan there. It Gen Bernard a. Sch lever head of the air research and development corp conceded that spies might with great Effort Lear where minuteman trains of the future were parked each night. Usa eur bestseller last picks up three newcomers Heidelberg Germany Spe Cial three new books have been added to the Usa eur libraries bestseller list it was announced Here. Making a comeback appearance on the fiction list is the ugly american by William Lederbrand Eugene Burdock. Nonfiction newcomers included commandant of Auschwitz by Rudolf Hoess and the Spear headers by James Altiert fiction favourites listed in order Are advise and consent by Allen Drury Hawaii James Mtchener the Leopard Giuseppe i Lampe Dusa exodus Leon Uris and the ugly americas. bestsellers revealed in Tho poll conducted by the usar eur special services Library ranch include May this House be Safe from tigers Alexande King i kid you not Jack Paar commandant of Auschwitz acetone Moss Hart and the Spear headers. A Trio of important Boks fro the list of the contemporary Mil itary Reading program for 1960has also received wide attention from military and civilian patrons of Usa eur s 175 libraries. They Are image of America Friendly account of a visit to Amer Ica by a French dominican priest father r. L. Buckberger Amer Ica As a civilization by Max Lerner and introduction to eco nomic reasoning a joint work of Marshall Robinson Herbert mor ton and James Calderwood but by the time they can get their information to Moscow he said the trains will have gone onto other Points on the nation s thousands of Miles of railroads five of the 10 cars provide living and working quarters forthe Unis Allemen including a control Section where two launch officers sit at duplicate panels. The missile cannot be launched unless both men turn their keys. Neither can be forced to act against his will they Are separated by Bullet proof Glass. In a typical missile car the minuteman lies Flat out of sight when a signal for launching i Given the roof splits and flips Back. In so seconds the missile Rise Sand is ready to take off on its 15,000-mlle-per-hour , 150 minuteman mis Siles will be aboard trains. An other 450 will be stored in deep silos now being built in the North West and these too will be Laun Chable on less than a minute notice. Grave crime ral. " " aggravated official brought into use of bottle chairs clubs that May cat under authorized a _ div dual cannot switch Blade brass Knuckles shooting Gas or other concealment straight razors longer than three Blank Cartridge exhibited. Most be Usa Eurall privately eluding sporting and handguns with local Provost members of Thein family quarters be allowed to retain tired personal we Richardson Hying in Ever must keep the unit or Organiza except when tuned Tice Hunting or purposes with the Sion of the he added. Strict european nations strict controls on the and Small arms said because such easily obtained Law put a High value on there is carelessness and failure to take tons he cautioned. A pm study of Olving 100 military Veals 84 resulting convictions. This should be aspirational individuals of any weapon in a to get them into than they bargained for mix in a dispute the official concluded. \ Railroad executive in Seattle got � look at models of � train designed to shuttle . What the trains we moving the it Sale lie Horber tally in the cars when theare 4a be toed the train Stop Rise to vow total Fortag Post Fen. ,

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