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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - December 22, 1967, Darmstadt, HesseFriday december 22, 1967 the stars and stripes Page 9 Washington a Mili tary spending dropped during november to its lowest monthly level since june but remained above $6 billion for the fifth straight month the Treasury department reported wednes Day. The Treasury s monthly state ment of income and outgo listed military spending last month at k4 billion Down from the 16.38 billion of figures backed up an ear Lier statement by chairman Gardner Ackley of the Council Cool that i Carol � Sacramento Calif. Supi Robert j. Keys e 5 gov. Ronald Reagan s he e Man relations assistant. Played Santa Claus at a e Christmas party for the is chief executive. E = i keep hearing White ii Christmas White Christ e a Mas Keyes quipped. I m getting kind of tired of b b Keyes is a negro. E a of economic advisers that de sense spending had levelled of after soaring upward during the Vietnam escalation that began in mid-1965. If the trend continues it could mean Little increase in defense spending for the next fiscal year which begins july 1. Some sources have estimated that president Johnson s new budget next month will Call for defens outlays of about $75 billion to $77 billion. The Rise in defense spending lowest since june was partly responsible for Las year s economic Boom and the leveling will mean that the Pri vate sector must now carry the Economy already published by the government indicates the Economy moved ahead strongly last month with increased production income sales and Home building and declining unemployment. The Treasury s figures hint Atmore military spending this Fis Cal year than now estimated bythe administration but officials Turkey in the works for troops said it still is too Early to Tell exactly. For the first five months of the fiscal year military spend ing totalled $31.56 billion the Treasury said. If this is projected through 12 months the total would be $75.72 billion or $3.4 Bil lion More than now officials indicated the projection is Likely to come close to the $72.3 billion in estimated military spending As the fiscal year moves along since some of the earlier outlays were carried Over from last year. Flying Flat out Kingsville Tex. Up everybody knows the country i Southern Texas is Flat but this is Navy says an s9 Cougar Jet abandoned bits Pilot and instructor just flew lower and lower by itself until it flew right onto Flat South Texas plane s wheels were up the Navy said so there was minor damage. A rations take Holiday in Vietnam Saigon a the . Mili tary command in Vietnam is girding for what will be the greatest Christmas dinner chore for servicemen overseas since world War h. The Standard menu of Turkey and trimmings will be Given to All troops within base Cam areas. Helicopters jeeps and whatever transport is available will get the menu to almost All troops in the Field. There Are some 475,000 servicemen in Vietnam not count ing the 70,000 or so attached tothe 7th Fleet plus perhaps 20, 000 Here on temporary duty. For weeks various supplies have been in the pipeline and by now the necessary items Are with or reaching the units. For instance 55,000 whole turkeys were brought Over from the United states and almost All have now been addition 650,000 pounds of Boneless Turkey has been sent out. The Boneless Turkey will Goto the men in Remote areas where we can t assure a sit Down dinner a spokesman said. The Day s menu distributed bythe command reads shrimp cocktail roast Turkey with Cornbread dressing Cran Berry sauce assorted Crisp relishes mashed potatoes Glaze Sweet potatoes mixed vege tables hot Rolls mixed nuts an Candy Tea or Coffee and pump Kin or mince pie. In addition some individual mess sergeants Are adding ice Cream and extra that dinner said an army major we think the Guys won t mind the a rations too much at least for a couple of russian defects to . During youth tour of India new Delhi a a 28-year-old russian touring India with a youth delegation defected wednesday night and asked american officials for an Immi Grant visa to the United states. A . Embassy spokesman identified the defector As azi Zoulou zade from Tadzik in soviet Asia. The Young Man appeared atthe embassy and told american officials he wanted to remain inthe embassy and obtain a visa. Jury finds Steinbeck s son innocent Washington up Theson of novelist John Steinbeck was acquitted wednesday of charges resulting from a narcotics raid on his Washington apartment in August. A District of Columbia general sessions jury found John Stein Beck in 21, innocent of main Taining an illegal establishment. Steinbeck claimed he was doing research for an article on the use of marijuana for a Magazine when police raided his apartment and arrested its occupants on narcotics charges. Circulation office phone numbers Germany Berlin Civ 739368 Bremerhaven Civ 45341, 7664frankfurt, Civ 06108-2047, Mil Offenbach 768 Kaiserslautern Civ 6117, my Vogel Weh 7050mannheim, Civ 871402, Mil Rhelna 618 Munich. 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Smith charged mis representation unfair Competition and appropriation of his property rights. Cassini has 20days to answer the complaint. Army Captain elected to . Legislature Trenton new Jersey a an army Captain whose father enlisted him in an election Battle Back Home will be sworn into the new Jersey legislature next month. Capt. Norman a. Doyle jr.,28, will become assemblyman Norman a. Doyle or. On Jan. 9,three Days after his release from the service. He made no official request for political Asylum the spokes Man said. He said the India government was notified As Well As the soviet minutes after being in formed the russians requested permission to see Oul Oug zade and soviet representatives were permitted to talk to the defector. According to the spokesman the defector then confirmed his desire to stay at the . Embassy. . Officials told the soviet embassy and the Indian govern ment that they were processing an immigrant visa. The defector attended Delhi University from 1961 to 1963. He reportedly was in India in Marchand april of this year. He indicated he reached his decision to defect before the delegation left the soviet Union for a week s tour of India. The embassy spokesman declined requests for photographs. It was considered Likely that the . Embassy would Send the russian out of the country by air. Attends rites sue Holt right Niece of australian prime minister Harold Holt flew from London to attend memorial services for her Uncle in Melbourne. Stewardess is at left a German guns called substandard army cancels half of Cannon Deal Washington up the army has cancelled the second half of a $150-million Purchase of German made 20mm Cannon alleged to be substandard an contributing heavily to a gun Gap with the soviet a dec. 1 letter made pub Lic wednesday to l. Mendel Rivers. D-s.c., chairman of the House armed services commit tee the army said Only that a revaluation had established that 2,000 of the Cannon half the original Purchase planned will meet essential nato Force re the Cannon were Purchase for mounting on m114 armoured scout . Paul Findley r-h1., charged last year that the Ger Man weapon was substandard and was being acquired Only be cause the Purchase was part of a Deal in which West Germany Many . Schools offer russian classes Washington a a Nat i o n a 1 education association Nea Survey has disclosed that one third of . Public school systems with 12,000 or More pupils Are now offering courses in russian. Of the 400 school system studied 11 reported they Are of Fering instructions in chinese 6in hebrew and 1 to arabic. Agreed to buy three missile fir ing destroyers from the United states. Failure of the Cannon to meet standards has contributed heavily to a gun Gap he said be cause the soviet Union has an excellent 23mm Cannon for mounting on troop carriers. The Only . Substitute was the .50-caliber machine gun Findley said. Flu hits 11 states Atlanta up the National communicable disease Center Here has reported mild outbreaks of flu in eleven states mostly in the East and Middle West

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