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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - February 7, 1968, Darmstadt, HessePage 6 the stars and stripes stay in school program proposed wednesday february 7, my asks $800 million hike in school funds Washington a presi Dent Johnson told Congress tuesday that some Federal Educa Tion programs must be Cut or postponed but he called for in creased spending and new initiatives in some areas of Educa Ion that actually would boost total Federal outlays. Johnson in a special Mes Sage asked for a number of new education Laws including Amajor revamping of vocational educational programs and urge that Congress provide $30 million to launch a stay in school pro Gram aimed at transforming potential dropouts into High school graduates. Johnson said his proposed stay in school program would help schools tailor their own programs from new and exciting methods of instruction to family counselling and special tutoring to turn potential drop outs into High school the message placed considerable stress on difficulties with what Johnson termed astringent Overall he said his recommendation would meet our most urgent needs while deferring less important programs and officials said Johnson s Edu cation blueprint Calls for total Federal spending of $11.6 billion in the 1969 fiscal year that be gins july 1. Spending during the current fiscal year is running $10.8 billion $800 million Les than the new proposed figure. There would be some major cutbacks however. As an exam ple appropriations for construction Grants to colleges would be reduced to $75 million from $450million. To meet what he sees As the most urgent needs Johnson said that several programs must be reduced or As an example he said the Federal government can Cut spending on some construction and the buying of equipment. But he said Many of our urgent educational programs which directly affect the Youn people of America cannot be deferred. For the Cost the human Cost of delay is he also said he wanted $380millionan increase of $40 Mil lion for the popular head Start and head Start follow through programs dealing with preschool children. One proposed new labelled partnership my and earning would aim at strengthening vocational Edu cation programs and revising and consolidating existing i actin this area. Johnson also proposed a new educational Opportunity Artwich he said would set a new and sweeping National goal that in America there must be no economic or racial Barrier to higher education that every qualified Young person must have All the education he wants and can Pat and mame actress Patricia Neal right who will re sume her acting career after recovering from a paralysing stroke gives a Hearty hug to mame Angela Lansbury backstage at the Winter Garden theater in new York. Associated press photo Fulbright fights legend of France As Deadbeat Washington a sen. J. W. Fulbright d-ark., challenged monday what he said is an impression in this country that France is the unite states chief debtor and has a relatively poor repayment record. The Senate foreign relation chairman urged his congressional colleagues to review the entire spectrum of foreign indebtedness to this country rather than single out France be cause of pique and demands that the . Government press France for pay ment of 15 billion in world Wari debts have been made in con Gress. They resulted from stepped up activity by France to obtain Gold for dollars contributing tothe Gold Drain problem and from frequent criticism of this country s policies by French president Charles de Gaulle. European views in the eyes of Many euro peans Fulbright said in a sen ate speech congressional de mands for repayment of French War debts Are seen not a expressions of justifiable Indig nation but As a resort to demagoguery compounded by Igno Rance or misrepresentation of the he noted that great Britai Nowes this country $7.3 billion from world War i compared to France s $5 billion. France has reduced to $300million its balance of Loans to taling $2.4 billion during and after world War ii Fulbright said. He added that great Brit instill owes $4 billion India $2.9 billion Pakistan $1 billion an Brazil $1.1 billion. He said Japan Turkey Yugo Slavia Chile Egypt Israel and Spain All owe More than France which has paid $900 million ahead of schedule. World War i debt payments were suspended during the depression in the 1930s and never resumed. The state department told Fulbright there is a widely shared position among the 16debtor countries that payments to the United states should be keyed to whether or not Germany completes its world War i Repa rations payments. Miami chief s get Tough approach paying off with big drop in crime Miami Fla. A police chief Walter Headley who sen special squads armed with shotguns and dogs into negro area in a get Tough approach to crime during the Christmas hoi Days monday reported a Sharp reduction in robberies and Mur Ders in january. Crimes of violence in the City s negro areas decreased by More than 60 per cent in january he said. Over All the chief said 178robberies and one murder were reported throughout Miami i january compared with 303 robberies and eight homicide during the previous month. This was a drop of 40 per cent acted quickly although we cannot fully interpret the figures in such a Short time they look pleasing on the surface and i am Happy with them said Headley praised by civil rights leaders for his Quick action last week after two White patrolmen allegedly stripped a negro youth to his shorts and dangled him from a Highway overpass by his heels. Some of the Praise came from negro leaders who had criticized Headley s shotguns an dogs policy As just More Negr cooled trouble both negro City commissioner Athalie Range and or. George Simpson president of Miami Santa act chapter agreed that the Quick suspension of the two policemen cooled a potential explosion in the negro neighbor hoods. The officers Jerry p. Edwards and John Creekmore were relieved of duty last thursday night Only hours after the Al eged incident was reported by the youth s parents. Edward resigned the next Day and head by said he would fire Creek More if he does t resign. I feel and i believe the negro Community feels that Swift ust disciplinary action for this wrongdoing for any wrong doing will suffice or. Simp son said. Simpson said most negroes Hope Headley will be As Tough with his own men As he say she s going to be against Crimi nals in the negro said his statistics show robberies throughout the City decreased by More than 40 per cent during january. Of the178 robberies reported he said 142 were committed by negroes,27 by Whites and eight by latins with one Man s race unidentified. He said 130 of the robberies were unarmed crimes such As muggings and the other 48 were holdups. In the mostly negro Libert City District 22 armed robberies and 11 unarmed robberies were reported in january he said compared with 50 holdups and 23 unarmed robberies in Decem Ber. The Central negro District reported 18 armed and 18 unarmed robberies in january Down from 39 armed and 73 unarmed robberies the month be fore. Probe puts privacy at a Premium Washington a chair Man Edward v. Long says his Senate judiciary subcommittee probe shows there is very Little that some Agency of the Federal government does not know about us from the Cradle Missouri Democrat whose panel has looked into the Type and amount of information the government maintains on individual citizens released a sum Mary of its findings my knowledge this is the first inventory showing the amount of government information on american citizens Ever prepared Long said of the505-Page summary compiled from questionnaires sent to fed eral agencies. Wide Range types of information in the files Range from a citizen s name and social Security num Ber to his race religious affiliation the amount and source of Lis income his credit rating police record and medical an psychiatric history. He said the subcommittee clearings have convinced him hat whatever privacy remains or the american citizen it re Mains because the Federal government is presently too inefficient to pull All its personal in formation files Call it War tax javits tells lbs aide Washington a re publicans accused the Johnson administration monday of trying to minimize economic effects of the Vietnam War an suggested the president s tax proposals would have a better Hance if labelled As a War tax. Sens. Jacob k. Javits r-n.y.,Charles h. Percy r-i11., and rep. Thomas b. Curtis r-mo.,said tie administration is making a serious political and economic error. They spoke out As Gardne Rackley chairman of the presi Dent s Council of economic advisers appeared before the sen ate House economic committee at hearings on the president s annual economic you really want the tax surcharge javits told Ackley then you d better Lay it Righton the line that you can t fight a War unless you raise agreed with javits1 assertion that if you did t Havethe Vietnam War you would t need a tax suggested that the administration Call a Spade Spade say we need a tax for the

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