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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - December 18, 1960, Darmstadt, Hesse,. 1 j x a a jul j-2 " a to of Flor -w1t" a i t find Styf about the worst thing that could happen. J it was t Vincent Ortolano 30, Long Shijie Man was having Coffee in in Kitchen. R i i saw the Snow and i said to the wife better keep the toys i again. And then i saw this Lajae and it was so Low i could hit it with a snowball. It was so close i vibrated the Coffee pot right 6 tie table. And then the plane was gone from sight and i heard this tremendous several Miles away,.across the Narrows of new cd rec Harbor Snow was falling among the smal Bungalow surrounding Miller id a Small air Field i Walt washing the dishes heard a terrific Floffie he Losion said mrs. Maude sen. 1 in Oul a ill a by coming Down run Uultt it hit my House then i Thov " do j str 4 i 4 5 a Santa gives children Christmas chuckles a the Joy of Christmas Are wrapped of indie face of a year of Peggy be Bent of Minn left photo the spots andante clans in a store window at Fairmont Minn. Mother mrs Kenneth Bent had a hard time of jigging the. Toddler on her Way. Eddie Wynn we right photo too embarrassed for words tries to cover his giggles while attempting to ten Santa what he want to find under his Christmas tree. Maybe the bitter s Beard tickled the yeaim4 . A Oil photo gop readies far Cabinet queries Washington a republicans Are organizing their forces to give president elect John f. Kennedy s appointees a vigorous going Over when they come up for Senate confirmation Kennedy completed his cabinetry naming his ibs year Oid brother Robert f. Kennedy As attorney general picking Douglas Dillon new under Secretary of state As Secretary of the Treasury and pick ing j. Edward Day. Los Angele insurance executive As postmaster general applauding Kennedy s choices. Sen. Mike Mansfield d-mont., predicted inaugural Day Confirma Tion Jan. 20 for All top rank appointees. Mansfield slated to become the Senate s majority Leader said he will urge committees to begin their investigation of the appointees As soon As Congress me stand to have their reports ready when the nominations officially Are submitted by the incoming president. Republicans did not dispute Mansfield s prediction that All of Kennedy s Cabinet choices will be confirmed quickly. But gop Mem Bers made it Plain they plan solve embarrassing moments for some of the prospective nominees before that happens. J gop National chairman thrips ton b. Morton and his senatorial colleagues already have staff Mem Bers piling up what republicans contend Are conflicting policy statements made by Kennedy in the presidential Campaign. Nominees will be quizzed about the incoming president s brother and his Campaign manager Robert f. Kennedy is Likely to be grilled not Only about the policies he would expect to follow As attorney general but about the political philosophy of the new administration. Because he is a Republican who accepted a key Post in the incoming democratic administration Dillon is Likely to get polite but searching questioning about the policies he expects to pursue As Treasury Secretary. Kennedy s appointment of Freeman of Minnesota As Secretary of agriculture already has come under fire from chairman Harold d. Cooley , of the House agriculture committee As purely Nixon Edge in Hawaii drops to 61 Honolulu a vice presi Dent Richard m. Nixon s popular vote margin Over president elect John f. Kennedy in Hawaii was reduced to 6l. Recount chits Lead a recount of 34 of Hawaii s 24 precincts shaved the Edge from 141, the figure which gave Hawaii to Nixon a month ago when the vote was certified. Hawaii has three electoral College votes. Democrats Here Are expected to try for a total recount although the electoral College meets Mon Day. Nixon s total is now 92,403, Kennedy s 92,342. Witness tells of dispute Over Graf a Woehr gun firing Frankfurt the army court trying 1st it George l. O Grady or. For negligent homicide to the artillery deaths of 17 men was told saturday the Battery Umpire wanted to fire the Larry g. Van Diere Donck Battery recorder with Btry a. 3rd in 18th arty when the sept 2accident occurred testified he heard o Grady and capt Leonard. Haly. The Battery Umpire have both a conversation and a dispute before the fatal Battery of which o Grady is executive officer fired an 8-Lneh howitzer Shel Over its Mark and into a troop Encampment at Graf in Woehr Germany killing 1? and in Juring 25. The prosecution brought out that it was o Grady who ordered Kyo. 1 gun the one that fired the fatal round to fire. Van dle Rendock testified he understood Healy wanted to fire the guns and that this Caus cd some confusion. Healy. On the stand saturday afternoon said he could recall no dispute with o Grady adding that he was not permitted to dispute and that As an Umpire assign died for the firing problem he bad no command authority. Healy said lie indicated to o Grady in some manner that nor 1gun would be fired but refused to answer whether he had directed Grady to do so. J Healy refused to answer other questions posed by the defense counsel it col Robert j. Demuno including whether o Grady had told him the Battery s four guns were Safe and ready to fire. Earlier the court heard a deposition from Cpl Billy r. Nifong am to Corporal who since has rotated to the United states that the gun was operated by nine men. The authorized strength of the gun Crew h 20. Nifong testified via his deposition that training was frequent and1 that he considered every member of the Crew adequately tra Riedy and that gun Crew members had to double in brass when part of the Crew was elsewhere on other duties. Saturday s session opened wit the prosecution entering into the record a Section from an army gunnery manual pointing out that the executive officer must insure that the weapons Section of the Battery received the firing data arid a Section from a 7th army training circular that the officer i charge is not relieved of safety responsibility by the presence of safety off Leer. This followed Friday s session in which the court sought to clarify just wha 1� responsible for what the court was scheduled to re sume monday. And sheared others the the Fragati Tau said mrs tears hours Losion an i i saw this boy lying in the burning and it could t move and somebody the Jet crashed into the fuselage tenement an i onto a car fat intersection. From the shop. remembered the memory i saw this it running Down Over his face. And his Aye were 1band grabbed but he kept de nearby restaurant extinguisher he mutilated bodies i George Bruch 4telavisioii a turf heard Thi threw me out grabbed the vet the window x saw i the Gutter. Arid ran out in Ray mailman cot "ujp./iagain, then got seemed All right imy shoes and beat and i ran toward the could t get close heat and the others in the neigh they saw a boy a like a Limp doll carried him Down that they saw around inside the parts Tiu 1 saw one woman the door of the out and she had Bee her face said Danu an Striction worker.,was a terrible tfx Plo plane went to other people ror too. And after they went Back into and Drew the Shade see any More. Orange bad of and in Staten Mcgairy 51, a i was standing thinking about slights on the tree this Boom. Than terrific Orange Ball saw this plane spiral wounded Bird. Later i found this Arm had been stained the smoked pack of in Orie pocket soldiers began grim frag menu. High town. Tote i open Weta balance still neatly tied. Ita there Ware and pieces of Christ

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