European Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Jun 27 1968, Page 2

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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - June 27, 1968, Darmstadt, HessePage 2 the stars and stripes move out of Highlands Viete sent to Saigon Saigon a two freshly equipped North vietnamese regiments have moved out of the Central Highlands and Are believed headed toward Saigon to strengthen communist command units for a threatened attack on the capital . Sources said regiments were identified As the 32nd and 33rd North Viet namese regiments of the b3 front a divisional headquarter Salong the cambodian Border just Vance accuses North Vietnam of escalation Paris a the unite states told North Vietnam wednesday it was prepared to cease bombardment of North vietnamese territory but was unable to do so because Hanoi has intensified its War efforts while the . Is trying to de escalate. We Are very serious about these negotiations ambassador Cyrus r. Vance told North Viet namese negotiator Xuan Thuy. We want them to think there is a proper basis for peace in Southeast Asi that conforms to the legitimate interests of All the countries of that area and that we and others should move steadily toward United states accused North Vietnam of pushing troop infiltration into South Vietnam to a record High of 29,000 men Dur ing May and said an abnormally High rate of infiltration i indicated by evidence for june. Thuy accused vice president Hubert h. Humphrey of trying to create confusion and mislead world opinion Over the bombing question by suggesting recently that an immediate cease fire be established in Viet should Nam. Prepared to cease Lack of Progress in the Paris peace talks to Date he said Issue to the position of aggression of the United states an their quibbling Vance said of the . Posi Tion we Are prepared to cease bombardment at the appropriate time and circumstances. Our fundamental premise is that North Vietnam must not improve its military position As a result of the cessation of bombardment by the United replied according to his spokesman with a new demand that All attacks on the North Stop immediately without an military reciprocity by the communist forces. He said then other peace making questions could be discussed Here. West of Plesku. They were said to be out of action for a year while retraining and refitting their forces. . Intelligence located the two regiments about five Days ago in Phuoc Long province 74miles North of Saigon at the foot Hills of the Central Highland sin the Northern part of the third military corps Region. The Cen trial Highlands Are in the Sec Ond military corps regiments Are veterans of the War having fought .troops in the Central Highlands in 1965 during the first Large buildup of american soldiers in the communist regiments also fought in the historical 1985 lad rang Campaign one of the bloodiest Battles of the War i which both sides suffered heavy two regiments apparently slipped Down the cambodian order then entered Vietnam through Phuoc Long province which lies next to the cambodian North vietnamese regiment on paper numbers 2,900 men butt is not known whether the two regiments Are at full s biggest bombers the b52s, have been attacking the suspected positions of the two regiments in efforts to Perse them and Blunt their and Vance toward Saigon. Malta seeks closer with nato envoy by Charles Graham staff writer Wiesbaden is As the soviet Navy s Mediterranean sea Maneu vers increase so does the strategic importance of Malta ambassador Hugh h. Smythe,. Envoy to the tiny Island nation declared Here for a Mission briefing on Safe operations smythe said Malta is strongly pro West and . Ambassador to Malta Hugh h. Smythe is met a Wiesbaden air base by Gen. Maurice a. Preston commander in chief of Safe. Air Force photo . Reports first collision of hovercraft Cowes Isle of Wight up two 38-seater class sr-n6 hovercraft collided at the Entrance to Cowes Harbor tuesday in what was believed to be the first collision Ever Between these ves Sels which ride on a thin layer of air. One belonging to the British hovercraft corp was on a demonstration run carrying 30 Pas sengers including a party from the Dieppe chamber of com Merce. Though the Impact was described As violent no one was Hurt. The Craft was towed second hovercraft oper ated by Hove travel had Only Pilot aboard. Though listing badly it made its Way Back tits Slipway under its own Power. The Accident occurred while the hovercraft were rounding a High breakwater and because Ofa Low tide could not see what was coming from the other currently runs a regular passenger service be tween Ryde and Southsea. Sex Are dunked in copter plunge new York a a sight seeing helicopter nicked a con Crete abutment on Takeoff tues Day and plunged upside Down into the Hudson River about 100feet offshore. The Pilot and his five Passen Gers including a child were rescued by six policemen who plunged into the River to save them. Injuries to those aboard the aircraft were Only minor. We swam out to the plan and just grabbed somebody said patrolman James Confrey one of the rescuers. The helicopter rigged with pontoons took off from the port authority heliport on West 30thstreet shortly after 4 . With Pilot Thomas Minerva 25, at the controls. It had soared Only a few fee when it hit the abutment at the end of the heliport. The Impact flipped it Over and it plunged upside d9wn into 25 to 30 feet of water its Rotor Blades sub merged its pontoons on the sur face. Patrolmen James Crean and Michael Marino were on traffic duty nearby and heard the airman convicted in drug Case l a k e n h e a t a eng lands a sgt. Dale e. Cox 25, a pharmacy technician at the48th tactical Hospital Here was sentenced to 21 months confine ment after being found guilty in a British court of administering Spanish Fly to an English Wom an at the Mildenhall airman club. The woman 21, who suffered Throat Burns when Canth Arides commonly called Spanish Fly was put in her drink the night of May 22-23, was treated at the Addenbrooke Hospital. She has been released but a Hospital spokesman said he did t know i she would suffer any permanent damage to her health. Judge Frederick Lawton i sentencing Cox said the Young girl resisted your advances. To overcome her scruples you administered the drug with disastrous according to the associate press the judge also said the fable that Spanish Fly is a aphrodisiac had better be punctured. It is an irritating an blistering Poison quoting a scientific description of the drug the judge also said Between one and two grains of it have been known to cause death. The More widely this is known among the Young Cox said that he had also take some of the drug to see if it would change the taste of the drink or make me More Amor it Only made him sick Athis stomach air police reports airman is serving his sen tence in Bedford open prison a correctional institution without bars. Crash. They raced to the River Sedge ripped off their pistols and gun belts and plunged into the water. Meanwhile four other officer responded to an alarm sent through the nearby West 30thstreet station House. They stripped to their shorts an swam out to help. They were sgt. James Mcniff and patrolmen Confrey James Cocalas and James they swam toward the Heli copter the officers said the could see the Pilot and his Pas sengers clinging to the Pon Toons. Brought safely ashore the Pilot and passengers All residents of new York City were treated for cuts and bruises at St. Clare s Hospital but did not re quire admittance. Canadians name dead f104 Pilot Lahr Germany is Canadian authorities wednesday identified a Pilot killed tuesday in the crash of an f104 Star fighter near Shotten Northeast of Frankfurt. He was capt. A. S. I. Andree,25, of 439 Squadron 1 Wing stationed at the Canadian air base Here. Authorities said he was on a training Mission when the crash occurred. Surviving Are the flyer s wife Mary Ann and a 4-month-old son both living at Lahr and his Mother mrs. Hazel Andree Regina sask. Goldberg joins Law firm United nations . A Arthur j. Goldberg who retire monday As . Ambassador to the United nations has become a partner in the new York la firm of Paul Weiss if kid Wharton and Garrison. And Iowa for the country to his last november Malta has Reta Itea n British character Andlar vacation spot he added that a i Kish far Rinthie Standard of i lat ively Good for that Par world he said. Buts my pensioners with i Money to spend than Tese Are forcing Price sequently the maltese Chi y take advantage of it income As they might smythe said the country Large ship repair Industry has been hampered months because of the on Nal blockage. With fewer in the Mediterranean i planned there Are few Erin the repair As a favorite parking the . Navy Malta and Bers of the 6th flee excellent relationship said. I think this is cause of the Good tons program the the citizens and also l Navy s Low incident rate Thanh explained. Smythe said he Felt Tese would be deeply co1 if the 6th Fleet left with no Rivers Little. And few resources Malta Story has entered on its str Gic Mediterranean location country has a fortress in. And is probably most famous ithe knights of Malta who Foutz against moslem inroads in Btl rope. I smythe has held protes Samlal positions at Morris Brown ital varsity the City College of York and Yamaguchi Natal University in Japan anthropology Andrj Ter National affairs. Is a civil servant he has my assignments All Over afro twin Vietnam and the Middle i for two years prior to to a Lent assignment smythe Wasdi ambassador to 7th army phone system Washington is North electric company Oll lion onto was awant Jpn Auto Rel 87 74 88 73 88 76 mi""1 " include six Large boards for 900 to deju should be ready Foi use 18 months the weather . Temperatures h l 74 louiwil.181 67 Albany 92 60 Albuquerque 81 64 Amarillo 89 72 Atlanta 94 74 Birmingham 60 48 Bismarck 90 58 Boise 80 66 Boston 66 60 Buffalo 62 44 Casper 90 68 Charlotte 70 58 Chicago 84 71 Cincinnati 75 d7 Cleveland 67 45 Denver 72 62 Homes 73 68 Detroit 57 51 Duluth 99 76 Elpaso 66 52 Fargo 93 76 fort Worth 88 76 Houston 79 69 Indian Apo i 95 78 Jacksonville 104 71 Las vegas 75 64 los Angeii 67 61 Sattle a

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