European Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Jun 29 1968, Page 3

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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - June 29, 1968, Darmstadt, HesseSaturday june 29, 1968 the stars and stripes Page 3 Voost simple Justice for hard working lawmakers who could do better for themselves in private employment. Colmer who with rep. Dave Martin r-neb., voted against Clearing the Bill warned it might provoke repetition of the bundles for Congress Campaign that buried members under shoes and old clothes when they first dared Tovote themselves pensions. Under the Bill benefits of atypical 12-term member quitting or turned out this year would go Angler left reeling Tacoma Wash. A four hours of fishing were costly for Donald Whitwell. Hoodlums slashed four tires on i. Station Wagon. New ones an towing came to $200. When he got Home he found his $150 outboard motor stolen. Meantime his six Trout spoiled. To $24,000 a year. The liberalized pension for lawmakers was recommended for rules clearance to the House by the foreign affairs committee which tacked it onto Bill relating to foreign service workers. Gross one of three foreign affairs members to vote no said the measure should have been considered by the civil service commission. Little sympathy except for Colmer and re Dave Martin r-neb., Gross complaint attracted Little Over sympathy. Rep. James j. Delaney dn.y., compared the increase t the boost Congress recent provided for non government workers in their social Security payments. Rep. James h Guillen r-tenn., said it should have a healthy effect Genera rep. Claude Pepper dfla., called it very very Muc in the Public rep. Wayne l. Hays a Ohio Aid critics ignore that con Resmen unlike judges an servicemen pay for their pensions and that the pension und currently boasts a surplus of $12 present Law members pay into the fund 7 1-2 per Centof their salary a sum matched by the qualify for pensions based on years of service multiplied by 2% per cent of their highest five year average pay with a maximum of 80 per ent of their $30,000 current the proposal members contributions and the govern ments would go up to 10 Pei cent and the pension would debased on years of service times 3 1-3 per cent of highest not average pay. Back talk German Starlet Uta Levka seems to be take Aback by something producer pier Caminneci is saying to her at a party in connection with the Berlin film , in t her dress a new High in lowness up photo posthumous medal of Honor Dexter. Mo., will not soon forget ". A. I i f 4-titis\ii Urvi lilt an a a o11o Dexter to. Up forthe Dexter mo., daredevil the battlefields of Vietnam Werea Long Way from his Youthful Days of skydiving and smoke Jun Ornis it Likely that Dexter s forget whose widow received a posthumous medal of Honor thursday on be half of her valiant , 29, was killed last year As a first lieutenant in the army when he volunteered to Lead a platoon of Green berets behind enemy lines. He was the 39th 5 000 people will soon George Ken Sisler Constantine linked to coup plotters Salonica Greece up a Elf exiled King Constantine was inked in court Friday to a Sec ret army organization which allegedly planned to overthrow the regime. It was the first such accusation against the 28-year-old Monarch since his military coup against the regime fizzled last december and he fled to . George Kivellos the first prosecution witness in Aal against five army officers sergeant and three civilians told the Salonica military court the defendants claimed Constan Tine was a member of their Clandestine organization. The group headed by retire army maj. Angelos Pnevma i Kos is charged with conspiracy and sedition. Kivellos testified that he and other officers pre tended to go along with the Prevmatikos group in order to collect information for their testimony was the first allegation that the King was a party to underground work after he fled to relations Between the King and the regime of Premier George Papadopoulos have been extremely strained since the abortive Royal coup both sides had been careful not to close the door to the King s possible return to Athens. The regime s official attitude was that the King s advisors rather than Constantine himself were to blame for the december coup. Medal of Honor Winner of the Vietnam War. He was a daredevil an adventuresome Type boy re called Dexter school superintend Dant t. S. Hill. Ken was a Fine boy a Good citizen. He liked to he died. And when he died every Church in Dexter held memorial services. On the Day of his funeral mayor Willis con nors ordered All the flags at half lived for the excitement of danger Connors said. The Day before he left for Vietnam he was in my office and told Mere could t wait to get Over s widow mrs. Jane b. Sisler and their two children David 10, James 2as Well a his parents or. And mrs George r. Sisler attended the Pentagon ceremony where army Secretary Stanley Risor gave mrs. Sisler the nation s Highes award. Sisler was serving As Leader adviser of a vietnamese platoon deep in communist dominated territory when his men were attacked Frorer three sides by a company size Pentagon said Sisle charged through intense ene my fire to Rescue two wounded Nen. He killed three onrushing Nemy. As the left flank of his position came under extremely cavy attack several additional men of his platoon were quickly wounded. It. Sisler into the single enemy onslaught firing his weapon and rowing grenades. This heroic action broke up the assault an forced the enemy to begin withdrawing the Pentagon said. As it. Sisler was moving about the Battlefield directing air strikes upon the fleeing Force he fell mortally wound . Evelyn Anderson Sis Ler s aunt saw him Only a few Days before he left for Vietnam. He was so anxious to get there she recalled. He wanted to get Over there and was so Bent on adventure he took up skydiving after graduating from High school. He spent one summer with some smoke junipers in Colorado his aunt All knew How dangerous it was but we knew too that Ken was Good at it and was

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