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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - January 26, 1961, Darmstadt, Hesse-1-1 the stars and stripes uni /2? coup Ham successful in Al Salvador Guatemala City ported More Snow it expected winds were expected to pile up drifts further hamper ing Snow forced cancellation for thursday of school bus service on the Ramstein Economy housing ran Ramstein to Kaiserslautern High school. Vogel Weh to outlying area. Sembach off base and All school buses for Baum older Post. Air weather service at Rhine main air base said at least two inches of Snow fell Over the that up to five inches of new grow was expected to the Stutt Gart area. In Home areas new Snow combined with the old to make six and even Inch accumulations. Gusty winds in other areas caused come drifts. Continued from Page British naval officer in the West indies in a conference. Naval ships in the Region were contacted. Less than 214 hours after the launch landed the Rothesay left its berth to Start Pursuit of the Santa Maria. Top " at theim Srilda of it had come fairly close to Saint Lucia before i saw it. It came up very Hove and turned around und one of the entry ports opened. Little White Joat win launched and set out for us at Castries because of engine trouble it took an hour for the launch to reach Shore. Meanwhile the ship slipped Awak apparently at full Speed Mcgoun said the second Purser told me that search pressed for seized ship con Muad from Page 1 planes and two destroyers. The Navy said a British frigate has joined in the Hunt and up to 14navy planes were now in the searching for the elusive 20.906-ton-ship missing since monday when a band of political adventurers commandeered it on the High seas were British an dutch surface units and Venezu Elan planes. The portuguese Navy has been ordered to Lay a ring around Portu Gal Island possessions in the at Delgado says he plotted move As blow at Premier from or com dispatcher Sao Paulo Brazil Gen hum Berto Delgado said he personally gave the order for the take Over of the portuguese liner Santa Maria. Delgado. Living Here As a political refugee since his defeat in the 1958portuguese presidential election said the plot had been in the work five to six months. He said the seizure culminated plot launched last april to draw profile on Page world attention to their efforts to unseat Premier Antonio de Olveira Salazar of Portugal. The plans were arrange through an Exchange of correspondence by mail and Porter be tween Gak to and myself said Delgado. Henrique Malta Galvao Isth portuguese exile Leader of the 70 men who took Over the ship. Finally about two months ago i went to Caracas Venezuela to Confer personally with Galvao. We agreed the thing had to be done Why he selected Venezuela for the a Eeling Delgado said the political climate was More favourable for our passenger a Safe until. He said he had Given orders that the lives of the passengers aboard the ship should be protected. But. He added the insurgents will not be responsible for blood spilled if any foreign ship tries to Stop the Santa Maria. Delgado said his men aboard the ship were pledged to Honor or he said they will resist to the death any attempt to overtake them Delgado said we Are not pirates i arc engaged in a political War. This is our business not the business of the United states or me said Galvao and his me boarded the san in Maria Accord ing to plan when it stopped a Curacao. Gen Humberto Olgado Kennedy. From Page i Best Hope of launching fruitful cold War negotiations with Russia. Kennedy said ordering study on bases need new York a the Newyork Herald Tribune said wednes Day president Kennedy has or dered a Broad study of . Secur Ity essentials to see whether som ingredients such As certain for eign bases can be dispensed wit soon the newspaper. In a washing ton dispatch said or. Kennedy s aim is to see if there May become items whose importance has been drastically reduced by the missile age and which might be offered for Trade in bargaining negotiations with the it emphasized that or. Kennedy has a yet made no decisions on the need for foreign bases. But it said h wants to be shown whats essential to maintain the level of military Power that american eds to be lactic to prevent a breakthrough by the men who seized the ship. Two fast portuguese destroyer wednesday left Lisbon following another frigate which departed for an unknown destination tuesday. Details of the fantastic plot that led to the forcible seizure of the vessel began emerging As Gen Humberto Delgado a portuguese exile beaten in the 1958 elections confirmed from Sao Paulo Brazil that he masterminded the plot in an Effort to overthrow Portugal s government Delgado said the hijacked liner is undoubtedly bound for some portuguese he said some speculation i that possibly the ship is bound for Africa possibly while planes crisscrossed the area Henrique Malta Galvao 65 year old portuguese who led the uprising aboard the ship Early monday morning radioed the Columbia broadcasting system m new York a new show of Defiance. Hunting Neutral por Galvao said his immediate plan was to continue the fight against the tyranny affecting my he referred to the ship As a floating part of our country and said the american passengers aboard understood perfectly the legitimacy of our struggle for i will shortly find a Neutral port where we Wilt disembark with safety Tor them for. Us and for our ship he said. If we Are followed by Portu Guese or foreign ships we will not surrender nor will we Stop he said. We place the responsibility on the attackers whoever attack directly against the ship. We Are not pirates but patriots and adversaries of All the forms of totalitarian government one ship s officer was killed and several wounded in the Battle that accompanied the seizure of the ship. Piracy or what whether the seizure was piracy making the Santa Maria one of the biggest pirates prize in his tory or a political insurrection stirred worldwide speculation an growing debate. French maritime Law experts Donot agree with the definition piracy being applied to the Case since they say piracy involves sail ing without a Flag being armed and attacking other ships none of which has applied to the Case of the portuguese , if the vessel put into a port under French control the Ordinary rules of maritime Taw which permit seizure would reapplied. There Are 26 to 28 american aboard. Cas mid piracy Goun Bridge officer d theart Taos missed gun re. Get the caught just Bel warm and nth of a sled in f far Gator received a Hospital he quote saying the ship immediate ing. The Cap Way under then forced the course. Mcgoun was suffering f Days and As it. The ship pirates that i officer would Maria put into t1port. Five men handle thethis is the to handle a a the Nln hired landed Here with they had been decks and to them. The men were about the Fate o Ber friends on they said that portuguese and mean what they threat of scuttle Maria might be pursuing ship came liner. . On Washington part me it press White said wed grounds for suspicion the seizure of Maria but in format actually happened thus a states away from Ion taken monday that the affair of the visas being investigated Well defined terms of Law governing direction aboard ship. Ample White said sushi Cut plus a portuguese quest for help Legal basis for theory to locate and the vessel vis said the Navy Wilter opiate investigate privately officials commanders involved in the Caribbean hav instructions to use judgment in Jeteri investigation Santa Maria passengers radio . Relatives we Are 01 new York map they Wenton Caribbean voyage and ended up captives of pirates but the theme of their messages Home was Don t stations along the East cout reported receiving message from the commandeered Portu Guese passenger liner Santa Maria most of them from passengers to relatives in the United disclosed by the relatives were generally Are of Don t worry radioed prof and mrs John to mrs. Filet sister. Mrs Virginia Long of Gainesville. Fla. Bletz teaches at the University of Florida. In Lincoln Nob. L. D. Densmore father of mrs. Joan Densmore har Berson. Said he was no longer Wor ried about his daughter because she had messaged that everything is All . Harberson Ond her husband Cecil were returning from Tehran where he had been working for the government affairs Institute his Mother mrs. L. R Harberson lives in Wichita Kan. Of Contact everyone was the message from mrs. Dorothy Thom As of los Angeles to her daughter Annet student at the University of Southern California. Prof. Floyd Preston of lob Ange Les travelling with his wife june am Thor four boys ranging from2 to 10 years old. I rear his Mother in Law mrs. Paul said the family wan All right and asked her to get in touch with the University of Kansas where he is due Back feb. 1 froma two year sabbatical leave. Mrs. Caroline Boyce of Luther Ville Mil. Messaged a son in Balti More. Destination unknown. Love,Mother." information on the americans aboard the seized ship from Lis Bon and Florida shipping sources was often sketchy. Among those further identified by Home sources were Carlf and Mary Lucille Greiner living at or mond Beach Fla. Since Greiner retirement As a manufacturer in Springfield Ohio. Chester Anderson Churchill and his wife. Edith Elizabeth Are for Mer residents of Lima Ohio and relatives said they spend much of their time travelling since Church i s retirement. They now live in Asheville , Delbert c. Smithback from the Haj wife. Sara Jane and old daughter Debora planning to Settle in he . Smith s parents Delbert c. Smith town. A. He had a abroad with an Oil u mrs. Lucille Willii tie Creek. Mich., extended trip to ii stay in Mexico. A formerly employed at Headquarters in Batt

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