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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - July 18, 1968, Darmstadt, HessePage 14 and stripes thursday july 18 grenade carrying passenger hijacks plane continued from Page to sized the Crew and passengers. A correspondent Fento Wheeler reported from Havana that one person either a Pas Senger or crewman was car ried off the plane on a stretch Rand driven away in a red Cross ambulance. The Man once raised his head showing that he was Crew followed the Hijacker off the plane. Then came the passengers. The first dozen or so were . Servicemen. The were taken to a separate room in the Airport airlines officials waited at Miami for word on when the Castro government would permit the plane to leave Cuba. Later the plane was re leased for a return flight to Miami but its 57 passenger were detained the Federal Avia Tion administration plane had made a Stop at Houston and was 35 minutes out of new Orleans when the Pilot capt. Sidney l. Oliver radioed i be got a cuban in the cockpit with a grenade in one hand Anda pistol in the "1 am being ordered to Cuba the Pilot added. Oliver convinced the Hijacker that the plane did not carry enough fuel to reach Cuba non Stop and the Man agreed to a Landing at new ordered Oliver however to taxi to a Stop at the far end of a runway and threatened to det Onate the grenade if anything approached the plane except fuel truck. The engines were kept run Ning while the tanks were filled according to e. L. Plaeger senior station manager at new or leans for the airline. Plaeger said Oliver indicated it would be unsafe to attempt action to hold the plane on the ground. Tell the Airport guards to stay Well away from the air plane capt. Oliver told the control Tower As he approached the Airport in new Orleans. The Federal aviation Agency released the recorded Conversa Tion Between Oliver and the control Tower several hours after the plane left new Orleans. Keep Well away from the aircraft because he will pull the pin Oliver said. I m going to Park Well out from the ramp. Any unusual activity and iwo going to pull the pin. This boy s got it in his hand. I Don t know if hell pull it but he s Damn certain he walk after Landing Oliver was asked by the control Tower if the Hijacker would allow passengers to leave the plane. Absolutely not. Absolutely not Oliver replied. He emphatically said he did t wan this plane touched and if any thing went wrong he s Ani turn the grenade co .goin8 Carroll Martin shift supervisor i. A 5jc Crew refuelling the iffy the flight Engineer 2 we re in a hurry Aas were topped for pounds. Fri agents Anil police by helplessly at the civilian cuts overseas May be required continued from Page vacancies created by the Resig nation retirement death or re Moval of full time employees will be filled. Temporary and part time employees Are also affected. While cuts Are being studied in one part of the Pentagon officials Are going ahead to hire1,200 replacement teachers for the dependent overseas. School system each summer this hiring pro Cess goes on at the Pentagon to bring the school system i Europe and the far East up to an authorized 6,800 teachers. Arrangements have been made for most of the replacements since Pentagon officials say that it was not the intent of Congress to affect the dependents school sys Johnson in a memo to the Heads of All government departments and agencies on the limitation said i regard this situation As a Challenge to the management every Dollar available to you go a Little further make sure every person in your Agency is being used in the most effective Way possible. This must not be a mechanical across the Board exercise. That s the easy Pentagon personnel official say that High priority missions in the United states and Over seas must not suffer because of the cuts and foresee transfers of some civilians to More important jobs and More cuts income places than in others. Overseas commands they add have already been working for some months to return civilians to the United states As a part of the balance of payments sol ution which May take care of much of the problem for those abroad. Baseball wednesday i major league line Coret american league Washington 000 100 1002 0 new York 000 000 1001 6 0 Pascual hug tiles ? and Bryan Stottlemyre Mcdanlel 8 and Lobba. A Pascual 8-5. A Stottlemyre. 12-0. Fortas admits he questioned remark continued from Pago 1 preme you do this make Call at the request someone Ervin asked. Theof Fortas declined to answer. He said he did not intend to discuss conversations or possible conversations he. Had with the said the businessman who was identified Only As a director of one of the country s largest companies is a very dear and old Friend of mine. He made a very exaggerated statement about the Cost of the Vietnam War. I thought the statement harmful to my Fortas said. I am Justice of the supreme court but i am still a explained i told him i was very distressed at statement attributed to him.", he said he thought the statement represented an in Correct View of the financial consequences to this nation As a result of the Vietnam Fortas had said earlier that he was greatly surprised that anyone was surprised at his disclosure during testimony tuesday that he had taken Partin White House strategy ses Sions on Vietnam and Urban riots while a Justice. Instances in history of similar relationships. Fortas then read from prepared memorandum entitled justices and presidents Date july 17, 1908, 8 45 . There was no indication who prepared Fortas cited examples of president Washington who from time to time asked the advice of chief Justice John Jay and received it. President Andrew Jackson who received advice both in writing and orally from chief Justice Roger Taney. President Abraham Lincoln who received advice from Justice David Davis his Campaign manager executor and president Grover Cleveland counselled on running for a second term by Justice c. . Fortas said chief Justice William Howard Taft was so occupied As adviser to presidents Warren Harding Calvin Coolidge and Herbert Hoover that his biography includes a chapter entitled endangering system czechs receive Budapest a in a letter admonishing the Liberal czechoslovakian leadership five communist countries warned that current developments in Czechoslovakia endanger the very basis of the communist system. The letter which was drafted by communist party leaders from the soviet Union East Ger to. To. Gnu m of vice Iii us. Dual vib Fortas Johnson s nominee for Many Poland Hungary and of it a chief Justice said such practice on the parts of justices an chief justices dates Back to president George Washington Stime. Unprecedented appearance it was Fortas second Day of an unprecedented appearance by a chief Justice nominee before the Senate judiciary committee. The hearing was recessed until thursday morn ing when Fortas apparently was to be questioned further. Ervin asked Fortas again to discuss his close relationship with Johnson an old Friend an former Law client of Fortas. Much to my Surprise Fortas said there have been a lot of statements in the pres this morning and on the air last night that this was unprecedented. That just is not he added that in the Little time available to me he had dug out a number of Bulgaria at the conference in Warsaw was distributed wednesday by the Hun Garian news Agency Mai. It was addressed to the Cen trial committee of the Czecho slovakian communist party an said the attack of the reaction aimed against your party an the foundations of the social sys tem of the czechoslovakian socialist communist Republic assisted by imperialism i threatening our deep conviction in your country to Detour fro the path of socialism communism and subsequently is endangering the interests of the whole socialist communist letters said the parties assembled in Warsaw did not want to violate relations among communist countries nor interfere with internal czechoslovakian affairs or the planning and Man argement of the National econ omy. Man stumbles slays wife continued from Page ii he ordered them to go outside and Siphon gasoline from a car into his Auto police said. Goodwin then grabbed his 25 year old wife and drove to his Alfred s Home in he barricaded out but let police officers inside. Goodwin sat on a Couch disarm around his wife his .22 Caliper pistol aimed at her head. He cocked it and unlocked i time and time again said an officer permitted Bungalow. Into the finally after several hours of holding his wife captive he agreed to appear on a local television news show. Police said he tripped As he left the Home and the gun discharged the Bullet smashed into his wife s head. The re haired Mother of two died Early wednes Day in Maine medical Center at Portland. Police gunfire wounded Good win in the stomach the Back and the left leg. His condition was reported Good wednesday at a local Hospital. During attempts to coax him from the Home earlier he had repeated Idon t want to go to said one officer i Don t know what happened. He had the gun fell and we heard a shot. Now his wife is dead. I Don t really think i would have happened if he had t but the letter said we can not agree that alien forces Lead your country off the path of socialism and expose Czechoslovakia to the danger of being Lead away from the socialist communist this already is not your own cause the letter warned. It added that after the Victory Over Hitler fascism and the re gaining of Freedom and Independence we will never permit that imperialism whether by peaceful or non peaceful Means whether from inside or from out Side to create a rift within the socialist communist sys tem and change in their favor the Power balance in Iraq. From Page t Iraq in 1983 when the baath socialist party ruled the country. The radio claimed the coup was bloodless but later called for All first Aid personnel to no port to their posts. Reports from neighbouring Iran said there was heavy fighting in Baghdad and the Southern City of Basra. Sealed off Iraq remained sealed off fro the outside world. All airports and Frontier posts were closed and Telephone communications were Cut. An indefinite 24-hour cur few was eased to 12 hours. The political complexion of the country s new military rulers remained obscure wednesday night but radio commentaries indicated they were left leaning nationalists. Iraq s largely soviet equipped air Force appears to have played a major role in the overthrow of Aref s five year old regime. Baghdad radio assured the people of Baghdad that fighter planes flying Over the capita supported the coup. Ray s lawyer protests flight restriction London a James Earl Iray s Alabama lawyer protested vigorously wednesday against plans to Fly the accused Assassin of Martin Luther Kingjr. To Memphis without the Protection of be Al counsel aboard the plane. Addressing newsmen after visiting Ray in Wandsworth prison for 45 minutes Arthurj. Hanes former mayor of Bir Mingham ala., said that ran had asked him to Fly Back with him but that . Authorities had turned Down the request. He fears be in in company of the Justice department alone Hanes said. I Don know the basis of the fear but he says it and he wants me to be won t Appeal Ray decided tuesday not to Appeal against extradition any longer and Hanes arrived in London wednesday morning. officials refused on Security grounds to disclose any-1 thing about How they would take Ray Home once he became Eli Gible for extradition. But he was expected to go aboard a . Military plane or a chartered Airliner under heavy guard. Neither Hanes nor Ray s Brit ish lawyer had any idea when the plane would leave. . Embassy officials declined comment on Llanos state ments. They said the decision Tobar him from the plane a been made in Washington and any comment would have to come from there. Blast rips Plant 2 dead in Chicago Chicago up an explosion Tore apart an Industrial Plant just outside Chicago s Conj limits wednesday. At least two bodies were fou join the rubble and More Parx � were reported missing. More than 15 injured person were taken to hospitals in nor j Ern Chicago suburbs and m " " City. Weather partly Cloudy noon Aho were. � Lull 1 7t, Frankfurt Heidelberg High 70jyeti temperature recorded wednesday in 4 4am pm 76 91 Adana o 78 m Athena o 4 m Valano r 50 m Berlin p4ft m Frankfurt p 6a m Condon Cle elea i cd Cloudy a rain. 4 4 amp 64 Madrid m 6-1 Munich r 62 63 part l m 70 Rome. P 79 93 wheel no

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