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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - July 17, 1968, Darmstadt, HesseThe stars and stripes july Les Washington a vice adm. Hyman g. Rickover says the . Naval Academy is no producing the mature confident and Well educated officers the modern Navy also says the de sense department is too much influenced by an Industry View Point in its dealings with de sense contractors and their prof its far from being too Low acclaimed May be too High. The Deputy commander of the Navy s nuclear propulsion pro Grams issued the broadsides at a closed House appropriations subcommittee hearing in May. His testimony was released Academy midshipmen generally Lack poise self Confidence and maturity Rickover said. They give the appear Ance of having these qualities but it is a superficial appear Ance with Little said the most prevalent deficiencies he finds in inter views each year of Many naval Academy and naval Reserve officer training midshipmen fall into the categories of insufficient academic preparation and Academy spokesman said there would be no reply to Rick Over s criticisms. The Academy also said none of Rickover past criticisms of policies at the naval Academy has been an swered. Rickover said he had Bee told by one member of the class of 1967 that grades Are the important thing at the Academy and that the instructors Don care toe much if a midshipman learns the theory As Long As Pecan pass the the Admiral a 1922 graduate of the Academy said he believes the general Lack of poise Confidence and maturity Are caused by the idealistic but impractical attempts by the naval Academy to include Broad coverage of military training professional and academic education sports,etc., without giving anything emphasis on military indoctrination and training he said is fostered by a Strong professional military office organization entered i n 85"utive department of the my at Annapolis Sci. This on flies he with achievement of prope Adamic education in fun Danial concepts and " Rickover said he was aware that Steps have been taken b Correct some of the i at the Academy but expressed the belief that few significant changes have Bow. Made in the Over All training. " conventions face new threat to communications Washington a Bot National political conventions the first just three weeks off Are threatened with new communications woes that could of bricks bottles Batter cars in Mich. Violence Jackson Mich. A bricks and bottles thrown at passing autos smashed window sin at least 14 cars in a three Block area on Jackson s Southside monday night As the pre dominantly negro Section Washin by a second straight night of injury was reported by a Motorist who was pelted twice within a half hour. Carl Dull 43, was driving Home when became upon the disturbance. He drove to a police station to re port it and upon returning to the area his Auto was stoned a Sec Ond time. He suffered a Cut on his left broke up gatherings of Between 10 and 20 persons a least a dozen times Only to find them regrouped a Little while later. Police said they were unable to arrest the Rock thrower because each time they melted Back into groups of bystanders and could not be identified. Six arrested six White youths were arrested in the area and charged with disorderly conduct. Police said the six youths were tossing bottles from their car and smash ing them on the pavement. Police said they did not appear Tobe throwing the bottles at by standers. Police also reported a Streetlight had been shattered by a Bullet from a High powered Rifle. The night before a disturbance flared in the same area after groups of 30 or 40 negroes attempted to take Over a build ing operated by a Catholic social services Agency. Feet network television and broadcasting. Planning for the democratic convention scheduled for Chica go aug. 26, already is feeling he Impact of a strike against Illinois Bell Telephone co. The company rejected a Union offer leaders say they May have to pick another City Possi Bly Miami Beach site of the re publican meeting that opens aug. 5.the new threat which could affect not Only Chicago and Miami Beach but any City big enough to handle a political convention came to Light monday. Strike warning american Telephone & Tele graph co. Warned a customer of the possibility of a strike by24.000 Long lines installers who Are members of the communications workers of America a Union spokesman said. Such a strike could affect Tyvand radio facilities and teletype equipment including that used by news services. The installers have been negotiating with at to for five weeks on a wage reopen clause in the three year con tract that expires in 1970.negotiations in new York Are being held on a Day to Day basis and there is no strike deadline at the moment. No Progress a Union spokesman said there has been no Progress. Industry wide communications workers averaged $3.61 an hour in wages and fringe Bene fits before a recent contract settlement covering most employ Esin the Bell system. The spokes Man estimated the value of that settlement at 19.58 per cent and said the Long lines workers who average slightly More Are not about to Settle for less. The spokesman said communications already installed most of what is needed is already in at Miami Beach and would not be affected. But he said repair and testing services would be Cut off in the even of a strike. Brave Patricia o Brien 12, lies patiently a drainpipe. Her Arm was released after Aat the base of a swimming Pool at Troy n.y., painful 14 hours of Effort at the Pool and at As a Rescue squad seeks to free her Arm from a Hospital. Up photo conventions next Coal t �mb���bbbbbb�bmb�mb�wbb�bmbb1b���mbbbib������wbmb�wbwb1bbmbb�bbbb��bb�bb�����bb Abernathy ends capital Campaign Washington up there. Ralph Abernathy has announced the end of the poor peo ple s Campaign in Washington. Abernathy told a news Confer ence tuesday that the last 300 of several thousand demonstrators who began arriving in the nation s capital in May were being sent Home. Rusk minister Confer on . Bases in Spain Washington a Secre tary of state Dean Rusk and Spanish foreign minister Fer Nando Maria Castella Maiz Havo discussed Spanish proposals on the renewal of a 1953 agree ment under which the United states maintains a network of naval and air bases in Spain. The agreement was renewed after 10 years in 1963 for another five. It expires sept. 26, but .Anr Spanish diplomatic observers expect it to be Rene wed again. He said however he planned to Lead delegations of Well trained and disciplined people to the Republican and democratic National conventions next month. He pledged not to try to disrupt the conventions. In announcing the decision to Send the remaining poor people s campaigners Home Abernath yall but admitted the poverty Cru Sade was a failure. He said the Campaign had achieved some legislative and administrative victories and that poor people had dramatically called attention to poverty i America. But the fact remains Aber Nathy added that the govern poll finds 1 in 7 support Wallace Washington a about one voter in seven thinks George c. Wallace should be president the Harris Survey re ported poll reports that the South is providing Mora than half of the Suppo to for the former Ala Bama go error who Rose to Powei in that state As an ardent segregationist. Running As third party presidential Candi Date Wallace is advocating that each state handle racial prob lems As it sees fit. Thus far the poll claims Wal lace is drawing his support out Side the South largely from re publican ranks especially those who voted Tor Barry Goldwater when he was the gop presiden tial nominee in 1964. Up to now the Survey finds Wallace is not attracting any significant White backlash vote in Northern Urban areas. The Harris Survey is a copy righted feature of the washing ton Post. Ex-. Diplomat Dies in Hospital Washington a Juliusc. Holmes Veteran retired Diplo mat died sunday at the Washington Hospital Center the state department announced monday the much decorated Diplomat was . Ambassador to Ira from 1961 until his retirement in 1965. He was 69 and a washing ton resident since his retirement. Born in Pleasanton Kansas in1899, Holmes served in the cavalry in world War i adjoined the fort Len service in 1925,during world War u Holmes Tio had the rank of political adviser to Genera Eisenhower ment and especially the con Gress failed to move meaning fully against the problem of poverty this summer. Congress has refused to Deal adequately with the crisis of poverty in Abernathy said the growing to the conventions Wou made up of something less Nan campaigners and staff Mem Bers of the Southern Christia leadership conference we icel sponsored the poor people i plan to Blocken trances or Stop the conventional All Abernathy said. A certainly do not plan to be a disruptive Atoe Nathy said lie hoped to address both conventions. H us of Albuquerque 70m 17 stunts 8� m blrmlnaham7 m big Rock 0,8, temperatures i a in

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