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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - June 27, 1968, Darmstadt, HesseTexas judge also appointed. Tortas court. Johnson and Fortas Are longtime friends. Both nominations Are subject to confirmation by the Senate where controversy already has broken out Over whether it is proper for Johnson to Nam Warren s successor since he is i Hington up pres Johnson wednesday Nomi associate Justice Abeto succeed Earl Warren Justice and named Texas protege Federal is judge Homer Thorn to serve on the supreme head leaving the White House i january. The nominations were announced by Johnson As he made Public an Exchange of letter Between himself and Warren on the letter s retirement from the nation s highest judicial Post. Fortas 58, will succeed Warren As soon As his appointment is approved by the Senate. To fill the vacancy on the nine member court created by Warren s resignation John son turned to Thornberry who has been serving on the 5th . Circuit court of appeals. Thornberry a former con Gressman from Texas has been a close Friend of the president s through the years and was considered a protege of John cont. On pane 23, col. 1 ill Mascot Edith Baumann cuddles her Mongrel pet Schatz in Hie Harbor at Plymouth England the port from which the race got under Way. United press International photo is i finds her from a and up dispatches London a West German woman whose racing yacht woke up in heavy seas about 300 Miles Northeast of the azores was missing for nearly five hours in a rubber life part wednesday before being Strong gun vital Clark says Washington up . Ramsey Clark called the peril of firearms a he urged con Gress wednesday to adopt the strongest gun control Laws in the nation s history. How Long will we permit guns in the hands of the Assassin to threaten our Politi Cal system Clark asked at Senate hearing. How Many Summers will we risk sniper fire which can terrorize whole sections of great cities testifying before a Senate subcommittee at opening hear Ings on president Johnson s new proposal for National registry related Story Page 5 Tion of All firearms an licensing of owners Clark asked when will we act the people want strict gun control. Their safety demands tithe time is Clark strongly endorsed the president s new proposals along with other Laws to ban mail order sales of All firearms an restrictions on interstate ship ments of ammunition. Chairman Thomas j. Dodd,d-conn., of the juvenile Delin Quency subcommittee read Aletter from sen. Edward m. Kennedy d-mass., strongly n d o r s i no the administration Bill. Kennedy is a subcommittee member but has not attended cont. On Page 34, col. 1 Trudeau wins big in Canada Toronto a it was Trudeau tidal wave and it gave his party a Clear Cut mandate to Rule Canada with a strength no party has enjoyed in six years. In tuesday s election Pierre Elliott Trudeau who entered politics Only three years ago led his liberals to the biggest Victory any party has score since 1958 when John Diefenbaker Spear headed the conservatives to a landslide t r i Mph that was m Trudeau Good for four years became Liberal Lead front. On Page 23, col. Sta Riand unofficial newspaper of . Forces in Europe North Africa and the Middle East vol.27, no. 71 if 21855 a thursday june 27, 1968 5t daily 10 sunday Foj in imported Auto Lajes i spotted by the Crew of a Juja air Force Hc-130h jew us based at the swells were Para Rescue specialists Toto her Aid a ?k5 -9 " i Waupun we. A 8loh,

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