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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - January 26, 1961, Darmstadt, HesseA i Mot divulge meet ins Jonan a Lem to Tow joint chiefs army Arleigh a operation White. Air Force Gen David the United Stales wednesday was straight Day by subzero cold a an icy path across Texas. It was spell of the Winter in the populous Plains and the Northeast below Zero in the Early morning 25 below in the Midwest at inter National Falls and Bemidji Minn. It was 16 below at Greenville Maine 12 below at Portland Maine and 33 below at old it Washington in new Hampshire the Mercury stood at 34 below in wind gusts of 113 Miles an s i Ake n.d., had a 31 be Low Reading far North in Juneau Alaska it was 31 above. It was 4 above at Boston. The 10 below Zero recorded at Pitts Burgh broke a record for the Date Al in 1897 when it was 7 below. Pennsylvania Shivers most of Pennsylvania had temperatures below Zero and fore casters said no Relief was in Reading in the state was at Henderson vice 22 below. It was 4above in Philadelphia. The Texas storm covered much of the state with Snow and ice and stretched to the Southern tip of the slate near Brownsville. Highways were covered with ice and freezing Rains crippled traffic and snapped Utility lines. At Leas six deaths we re attributed to the storm temperatures on the South Plains of Texas hovered rear the 10 degree Mark and winds up to fio lashed Floydada where nearly 2h inches of Snow fell. Parts of Oklahoma and new Mexico also Felt the fury of the storm. Speeches and r Kennedy planned Home staff in Karuturi Schleinger Harvard proves i consultant to the ftt4 hit top advisers revised which in offers the 14 cot. I by plans talk deployed at sea. Heminsway will or be in Idaho Sun Valley Idaho a writer Ernest Hemingway re turned to his remotely set Valet Home near Here and announced heis going into seclusion to work. Hemingway came Here after a stay at the Mayo clinic in Roches Ter. Minn where he said he was treated for High blood pressure european edition i army Navy Jur Force unofficial publication of to . Annd ror i in a rep North afr a an Tai Midk Waif vol Mim 19, number 281 5 cwt i daily 1o thursday 196 sighting report search for housekeeping duties Crew s Hoep Snow Oft Winter shield bound observation plane of the 32nd sic in parked at the Darmstadt. Germany air strip As now blanketed Central and Southern Germany. Is by Hunter Gas storage tank explodes Houston three explosions in a gasoline storage tank sparked a spectacular fire on the Houston ship Channel in the heart of the City s Industrial Complex. Seven persons were injured Dur ing the two hour fight to control the Blaze. A Hospital spokesman said two of the injured were on the critical list wednesday. One was a Young boy who was burned when he rushed toward the fire to get a better look. The fire shooting. Flames More than 200 feet into the air was atthe signal Oil co. Refinery. Weather forecast a title Lurt Witti cell anal in. It wry and Ltd a Friday. Frankfurt he thursday a Lew 20 Hild Diwi him u. Tow h. Tn�ri1ifri re add Cenor in pm Tim 4 4 . Frankfurt � 12 21 f irl rom air i . 4 . 43 45 r 12 47 h Mathw Strule Kaiserslautern autobahn closed in heavy Sam fall by Mark Dahlinger ads fat Mateisi Bureau Ramstein Germany is heavy snows tied up traffic in the Ramstein Kaiserslautern area wednesday with Stltt More Snow fall in autobahn Between Kaiserslautern and Mann hefty was close wednesday night because of Road conditions and stalled traffic according to the Kaiserslautern Post military my patrol vehicles were out on Calls to numerous accidents in vol veg americans the maps reported the autobahn Snow packed visibility poor and suggested that Drivers use. Other routes until notice that conditions have inches of Snow Felt by 8 . And a total fall of eight inches was expected by 11 pan., the ram Stein air base weather service re front on Page 24, col. It House rules vote delayed till tuesday Washington up speaker Sam Rayburn battling to stave off a blow to his prestige and to presi Dent Kennedy s legislative pro Gram wednesday postponed until tuesday a House vote scheduled thursday on enlarging the House rules , who was in danger of losing the contest to a conservative coalition of Southern democrats and republicans told reporters he delayed the vote because of bad weather transportation difficulties and illness of some members. His action prompted reports that Ray Burn s forces were in serious trouble and hoped to strengthen their is proposing to Liberal ize the conservative controlled committee by increasing its membership from 12 to 15, he says that is the Only Way to assure that or. Kennedy s Liberal legislative program can be routed to the House floor for a think he s scared commented rep. Charles b. Hoeven a Iowa when advised of Ray Burn s decision to postpone the vote Hoeven is chairman of the House Republican conference Thich has gone on rec Ord against what its members called packing the committee. A reporter asked Rayburn if he thought he would have the votes tuesday to think so he replied. Radio puts liner on Africa course bulletin Washington Chi a u.8,Navy plane wednesday sighted the portuguese ship Santa Maria about 900 Miles due East of trin Idad. The ship was headed East Southeast at 21 knots. From press dispatches san Juan puerto Rico the captive passenger liner. Santa Maria carrying 600 passengers and 350 crewmen Ezna ined at Large wednesday but a reported sighting and radio fixes by the . Navy spurred the search in a Gen eral area in the Atlantic East of Barbados. The Navy reported a danish merchant vessel had sighted a ship with the characteristics of the Santa Maria 930 Miles East of trin dad. This is the same general area where the Navy obtained a radio in on an unidentified ship earlier wednesday. The Santa Maria was reported heading on a course South of East which if held would take it to Ward the Central part of the Afri can coast. Meanwhile the search Force had grown from the original seven cont. On pages Gol. 9 just another tour ship. V from Prewit dispatches Castries St. Lucia British West indies what tourist conscious St. Lucia thought was jus another liner bearing visitors turned out to be one of this re Gion s most wanted ships within recent years. It was to bring this Small sleep Island once More into tales of piracy. The portuguese cruise ship Santa Maria was first sighted monday morning steaming southerly about five Miles from the Shore. It was not however until three hours later that the True tale unfolded when a launch pulled in to Cas tries wharf carrying eight men one of whom was suffering from three gunshot wounds and another from jaundice. The officer on Board the visiting launch 2nd Purser Valentin Jose Dos Reyes was whisked1 aboard the British warship Rothesay which was just readying to leave St. Lucia after a three Day call., the administrator of St. Lucia the Earl of Oxford and police superintendent and chief s e c u r it y officer colonel Donald Mcgoun were summoned to join Commodore Sharid. Senior cont. On Page

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