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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - December 22, 1967, Darmstadt, HessePneumonia kills Rashkansky to teach How to fight reds Washington a i Trout Public hearings and despite opposition from the state an defense departments the House committee on in american activities has quietly approved it Long pending Bill to create a Freedom Academy to teach americans How to fight comm the Academy would be run by6 free pin commission patterned after the atomic Energy commission with $228,500 in executive dissenter the committee made no announcement it was considering the measure. But a report file with the House on the last Day of the congressional session states it was approved last april 26 with one committee member rep. John c. Culver a Iowa dissenting. Reports from executive Agen cies opposing the. Measure were not received however until May 8 and 12. It will be dedicated to teach ing an understanding of Noh Mili tary warfare As waged by. The communists and of devising new methods of combating such Foont. On Page to col. 1 the Bob Hope Christmas troupe entertains rocking with Raquel marines join 12.000 servicemen at Danang. In a Orrid dance heart of autopsy discloses gape town up Louis Rashkansky who won a second Chance at life witha woman s transplanted heart died thursday of respiratory failure caused by pneumonia the doctor who headed the team of surgeon announced. Or. Christian Barnard told newsmen an autopsy showed it was not heart failure. Rashkansky 53, suffered a attack of pneumonia last week said the autopsy showed no evidence that reject related Story Page 4 Tion of the transplanted heart by Rashkansky s body played any part in death. The operation on washkansky18 Days ago was treatment for a sick patient Barnard soon As the occasion arises we will do the next heart trans Plant operation. " Barnard said infection had cont. On Page a col. tornadoes kill three Missouri unofficial a a spa a of . Fore in Europe North Africa and the Middle East vol. 26, no. 248 if 21855 a Friday december 22, 1967 St Dairy 10 sunday q by United press International death dealing tornadoes spawned by the collision of air cooled by a blizzard packing storm and abnormally warm breezes struck in Missouri least three persons were killed and 25 injured when Tornado the Southeast. Missouri Community of Potosi leveling the electric Power Plant City Hall and several Homes. Tornadoes and High winds also nearby Hermann Bixby and Willow Springs mo., an Jersey Ville hi., across the Mississippi River to the the advancing cold front came the season s firs full scale blizzard which swept the great Plains wit Snow High winds and numbing cold. Blizzard and heavy Snow conditions were reported in parts of the Dakotas Nebraska Minnesota Utah Wyoming and new storm born in the Rockies and Southwest was cont. On Page 23, col. 8 weather Cloudy with occasional Light rain. Little Chandoo saturday. Frankfurt Heidelberg High 36, Low 32. Temperatures recorded Friday get 4 4 am pm 37 62 Madrid p 23 27 Munich cd 23 34 Paru r 46 60 Prestwick r 37 45 Romo p 48 67 wheelie p 4 4am pm 46 54 Adana p 59 36 Athens p 19 36 Valano p 26 34 Berlin cd 27 28 Frankfurt p 34 45 London col Cloudy a partly Cloudy a rain. 2nd weather Wing lb4 has talks in Canberra allies endorse . Viet policy Canberra up president Johnson got Vietnam policy endorsements from Allied Leader thursday before attending last rites for australian prime min ister Harold Holt. Fatigue showed on the presi Dent s face after a Day Long flight from Washington and talk with leaders of other nations fighting in of several Hundred clapped and cheered Johnson whose october 1966, visit caused riotous applause in the streets. This time Australia and . Leader were almost solemn in Honor of Holt who vanished while swimming in shark infested Waters sunday. Johnson moved quietly through talks with acting prime minis Ter John Mcewen governor general lord Casey new Zea land prime minister Keith holy Oake South korean president Park Chung Hee and other Lead ers preparing for Friday s Mel Bourne rites for Johnson Park statement pledged unswerving support forthe Independence of South Viet Nam and the Freedom of it people to determine their future without external proclaimed no change in Australia s commitment to stay steadfast in the anti communist fight. Holyoake called talks wit Johnson fruitful and he said the president has not asked that More new zealand troops be sent to South the evening president Cave in traps 12-18 men Gorman Calif. Up Tunnel roof collapsed thursday on the $2.8 billion Californi Awater project trapping 12 to 18 men working More than a Mil deep at the heading of the Shaft. The men were Able to communicate through a 12-Inch air line and said they were i Good spirits with ample supplies of water air and workers from another Tunnel began digging in the Massof rubble. Engineer Paul Varello Sai Coffee and food was passed in to the men through the pipe an revised earlier estimates of freeing them within a few want to do it right we Aren t taking any chances on sticking our necks out said Varello. He said the men were All in Fine spirits and were in no danger although relatives were being called to notify them that their men were in the Cave in was about 1,450 feet in from the Portal and the workers were 7,745 feet inside at the heading. The collapse occurred in the East Branch of an Aqueduct Tunnel being dug through the Tehachapi mountains 70 Miles North of los Angeles to bring water from the Northern part of the state to Semi arid Souther California. Nguyen Van Thieu of South Viet Nam met Johnson and publicly agreed that Johnson s latest suggestions for promoting peace in Vietnam were fully consistent with the policy of the Saigon and Thieu issued a joint statement following a work ing dinner which sought to dispel any idea that the two Leader were in conflict about possible informal talks with representatives of the so called National liberation joint statement said Thieu reaffirmed willingness to Dis cuss relevant matters with any individuals now associated wit the so called National liberation front while making it Clear that government could not regard the front As an Independent organization in any Early Friday Johnson was Tolly to Melbourne for the services at is. Paul s Cathedral austra Lia s main anglican edifice. Then after a condolence Call on , Johnson was to leave for an unspecified was talk of a pre Christ Mas visit to . Troops in Viet Nam. There was talk of a trip to Thailand whose troops thursday cont. 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