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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - July 30, 1968, Darmstadt, HesseAds any doubt about weather and continued 67"�temperatures recorded stars 4 4 am pm 68 86 Madrid p 50 73 Munich p 57 68 Paris p 46 66 Prestwick p 59 79 Rome p 68 82 wheelus p partly Cloudy a rain. 2nd weather Wing am75 88 Adana p 75 86 Athens p 4 75 Aviano r 59 75 Berlin p 54 75 Frankfurt p 55 66 London p unofficial newspaper of . Forces in Europe North Africa and the Middle East vol. 27, no. 103 if 21855 a tuesday july 30, 1968 5 daily 10$ sunday q ringed by soldiers police czech Russ leaders meet Cie r n a Czechoslovakia up czech and soviet Lead ers screened from Public vie by two rings of soldiers and police met in a Village movie the Ater monday to pass judgment on attempts to liberalize communism in Czechoslovakia. Soviet armed troops remained ised near the czech Borders and within Czechoslovakia an there were fears the Moscow politburo would order them int action if Prague s reformers remained setting was More suitable Lor an outdoor production of the Gypsy Baron operetta than for what could end in another Bloodbath such As the one that finished the hungarian attempt to rewrite the communist Rule Book in 1956. The soviet politburo and the czech communist party presidium each arrived late sunday i separate trains. The talks took place in a fresh cont. On Page 21 h col. 2 reds detain . Governor Berlin a gov. John j. Mckeithen of the state of Loui walked into communist Tainer Elln monday and was de a d by Border guards for 25 minutes in a tiny interrogation the East Side of the Mckeithen said re of she by of Star sir it Page Peru i 2ssp and Pic Gen City d Nlay East Ger 5llowed the gov Piht Berlin he made see Illg tour and West without Furth p s wanted to in told a who and wife u you Hapmon a a through the Bor 1 tourists g used Fey non German As Humphrey s happening vice president Hubert Humphrey does t let the bizarre surroundings of the it s happening to show Vatican City up Pope Paul i rejected without qualification monday any use of artificial Means of birth control by catholics and called on governments to outlaw contraceptive devices As morally degrading. The papal ruling rejects All methods developed by science to prevent Conception including the widely used birth control pills. The 70-year-old Pope announced this rigidly conservative position on the burning question of birth control in a 6,000-word, 38-Page encyclical to the world Catholic Bishops entitled Huma Nae Vitae on human life it was one of the major papal documents of modern times is sued after a Marathon five year study by an International com Mission and then the Pope him churchmen were stunned by its conservatism an predicted it would provoke an explosion within the Catholic Church. A majority of the Pope s study commission favored change in the traditional Church opposition to artificial Means of birth control. But the Pope planted himself squarely alongside his predecessors Down through the centuries in condemning abortion sterilization and All Means of Regula Tion of birth other than abstinence from sexual after the encyclical was issued president Johnson signed into Law legislation putting new emphasis on . Aid to develop ing countries which voluntarily adopt birth control guideline the legislation included in Atwo year Extension of the government s food for peace pro Gram makes family planning one of the main guidelines the president must consider in deciding whether a nation seeking food id is making a self help Effort to improve its food Popula Tion balance. The Pope s conservative decision was controversial. Almost immediately after the document was issued it Drew negative reaction from Anglica Bishops at the Lambeth Confer ence in London who called it a cont. On Pago 2f, col. 1 distract him from making a political Point while interviewed by the youth oriented show master of ceremonies Mark Lindsay. Up Trail of blood offers clues to Sembach slaying of 4 i Sembach Germany a a Trail of blood monday gave police a clue to the violent sequence of events in which a . Air Force master sergeant his wife and two daughters were slain saturday night. A German police official said it appeared that m. Sgt. Andrew Douglas Biden 34, of Runford Maine shot the girls and in turn was fatally stabbed by his estranged German born wife Ursula 27, before she died of gun shot wounds. Two younger daughters escaped Trail of blood led from the hallway into the Kitchen of the Biden apartment in a . Mili tary housing area near Semb chair base. It indicated that mrs. Biden bleeding heavily from her wounds had gone into the kit Chen to get a nine Inch butche knife and then plunged it into the Abdomen of her husband the official said. The sergeant died in route to the us. Military Hospital at Lan Stuhl. The police official said he had Learned that Biden had threat ened to kill his wife and one of the daughters during a quarrel four to five weeks ago. The couple separated on july 5,and Biden went to live at a Small hotel in nearby Eckenbach the official said. The slaying occurred shortly after mrs. Biden had returned from a nine Day vacation at the bavarian resort at Chi Emsee with the two older girls Sharon,9, and Catherine 8, the official disclosed. He gave this account mrs. Biden dropped off the two girls at the Sembach apartment into which they recently had moved and went to her Mother s Home in Greenstadt to pick up the two younger girls. Meanwhile Biden who had been drinking apparently entered the apartment and shot Sharon and Catherine. A neigh Bor reported hearing shots at7 15 p.m., but did not know where they had come wife returned about two hours later with the younger girls and her husband shot cont. On Page 2 col. 8

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