European Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Jan 11 1962, Page 2

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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - January 11, 1962, Darmstadt, HesseThe stars and stripes thursday even 6ts kennedy1 a Carnation Gate Crasher saves $100 meets the presi of. -4 s columb0s, Ohio Charles Meeks was not invited to v. Lsalle s birthday party. But that did t Stop him. The tory of How he crashed the Floo a plate dinner got a free meal sat at the speakers table Shook hands with president Kennedy and walked off wit the president s red Carnation came to Light Here. Meek who works at general motors Ternstedt Plant in Colum bus had expected to be invited to the democratic fund raising Ner As president of the United Auto workers citizenship though no invitation came Meeks decided to attend the Ner. He took several Hundred clip on buttons he had left from his citizens for Kennedy Campaign in 1960 and went to the banquet Hall at the state Fairground. He said he walked into the build ing unhindered by any of the 81 local Law enforcement officers or the great number of secret service sen,"1 ? i started distributing the but tons to people at the tables and even gave some to the secret serv ice men he said. He went behind the speakers table but was routed out by a Highway patrolman. Meeks said he then got a chair and climbed tip to the speakers platform. " About then president Kennedy came in and i went up and Shook hands with Meeks related. One of the girls pinned a Carna Tion on when a democratic Headquarters aide spotted Meeks Ami told him to get Down he said he started to Chat with some of the Security men. When they went to eat he went with them and got a Steak dinner. He said he then went Back to the platform and took an empty seat next to John Bush interstate member. Meeks said he sat there the rougher. Kennedy s and Disalle s speeches. When the Proi went tip to preside was coining i Shook hands and asked a the was wearing he gave it to Mej Meeks Story he called photographer to the picture of him with or. K. Father was co for lil paper. Blacken California areas Sart Francisco to Cpd a rare outburst of Winter Forest fires blackened thousands of acres of Timber Brush and grass in Cali fornia s coastal death was attributed indirectly to the major Blaze in Santa Cruz by Gusty winds and aided by june in january temperatures two big blazers and several smaller letter Thanh families of recoiled men Washington of Jpn defense Secretary Robert s. Menam an has expressed the nation s gratitude tothe More than 35oooo reservists and National guardsmen called to ctr be duty last fall morale Booster Type letters went Cut to the families of the men called to Active duty As a result of the Berlin rials. We Are taking other Steps to convince the soviet bloc we mean business and As we build our strength in these other ways it will become possible to release the reservists from Active duty. Mcnamara told the families. Very great debt but in the meantime their country owes them a very great debt and you who Are sharing in the sacrifices they have made Are equally entitled to the thanks of a grateful in the letters Mcnamara enclosed a copy of an 11-Page pamphlet titled Why me prepared by the army to explain the Call up. Result of complaints the pamphlet already had been distributed to All the soldiers involved. It was prepared after b flood of complaints from reservists who Felt they were not contributing to e solution of the Berli situation Mcnamara wrote the men s fam Ilies that both he and president Kennedy realized the Call up has created difficulties and inconveniences for both the reservists and their families. Might seek soviet Aid indonesian envoy says Ottawa for two months Junta that overthrew South Korea was death on charges he ing counter revolute a five Mannal set up by subordinates Cone charges he actually ,1 struck the coup Las being persuaded to a Junta s chairmanship i Premier of South k the tribunal also death Chang s former sex army col Lee charges of being alution Ary blocked Coop Chang was a Lieut and army chief of Junta overthrew Chang successor of. In a lightning coup. According to the prosecutor. Chang sen police to Block the Etc forces into Seoul abridge May 16. Then the prosecutor condoned efforts by to take Over the Junta izing a factional group provincialism and other connections. Chang was placed arrest and stripped of Early in july. Rocketeer snowbound at Hunt Huntsville Ala. Cap some of the nation s top missile scientists Are snowbound atop nearby Monte Sano and they re having a perfectly delightful time. Being snowbound on Monte Sano is a kind of a sport in itself. Snow or ice usually isolates the Little Community about once a year. Monte Sano was developed As a Mcgovern to remain in food for peace Post Washington up former rep. George Mcgovern announced after meeting with president Ken Nedy that he will remain As director of the food for peace program rather than run As a democratic candidate Cor senator from South Dakota this year. The president Felt and 1 agree wholeheartedly that because of the importance of the food for peace program i should forego being a candidate said. This year Mcgovern police seek american owner of stolen pistol Heidelberg special Ger Man and american military police seeking an american whose pistol was stolen from a car in Darmstadt last summer so they can Check or a murder the army said German criminal police Are holding a suspect in the pistol slaying of a German Engi Neer and his Secretary in a wooded area Between Schwet Zingen and Bockenheim sept s. They said the suspect claims he stole the pistol a belgian in 7.65 my automatic 1323. Model from an american car parked in front of the la Paloma restaurant in Darm Stadt Between May 1 and sept. 30. Police Are asking the owner of the stolen pistol to Call either the Heidelberg Post Provost marshal at Heidelberg Mil 8924 or the Heidel Berg German police at Heidelberg 27251. Extension 330 or 332, to Check on the e s us pets statement German Community in the Early 1950s when Many German scientists came to Hunts Vule to work on the nation s rocket and missile program at Redstone Arsenal. Now. Most of the scientists liven the Valley below the Mountain which rises to a level plateau about 1,000 feet above Huntsville. But about a score remained on Monte Sano Many because it reminded them of their native Germany. Most Are naturalized american citizens now. Some went skiing. Ernst Stuhl Inger said it s very Good Snow for skiing very Light and veryhuffy."1 it. Blanc Tunnel 75% completed Paris a a Tunnel under towering it Blanc Western Europe s highest Point is almost three quarters finished. A spokesman for the company working on the French Side of the Peak that divides France and ital said that barring major difficulties the 7.3 mile Long Tunnel will be finished by the end of next summer. The spokesman said the French have dug 23 Miles and the italians on the other Side bothered by bad water leakage have completed 23 Miles. The French Are working at the rate of seven Yards a Day and the italians at eight. Stuhlinger unhappily i skis but he was Busy project he has built Stuhlinger is director search projects division Marshall space flight mrs. Stuhlinger is i polished nature Phot has had her camera by since the first Snow Stuhlinger was scientists interviewed bit to most of them being i is an old Story. For the4 they Are prepared. One scientist said he a briefcase full of woe get just about As much at Home As i could at he said. A. H. Koelle chief o�1 projects office at the Center said i be just from a vacation and of Reading to catch up and cleaning out my be enough to fill the . Denies Reinfo Elisabeth Vexet a the acting . Resent Tive in Katanga Dumontet told new Day the United Nat preparing any new tons against Katanga. J denied that just. Force ube Hville had reinforced tons since the truces operation

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