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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - March 2, 1961, Darmstadt, HesseEuropean edition promoted to e8, e9 i8af personnel Orfio a revealed the names of 544 no promoted to kit and 159 Frad. 8e hat on Page Navy air Force unofficial publication of in . Armed fore in Europe North Africa and la my dolt Oil s Cal Dally 10 Cefi sunday thursday March 2, 1961 no lessening in . Reliance on a deterrent. Kennedy says up wednesday Kennedy Sant recession billion pro extra Unzem own sensation Bene Nason s jobless. N King Hassan ii of Morocco and president Hubish Ilour Kuzba of Tunisia Wod nonday disc ised peace prospects Fogalii Cirii Walii ii waiting the arrival of the Algor inn a slip Prentler in Philo Fernt Al a expected latin the evening. Ioui Tiu ilm s a t n f f that a would remain overnight Init let rather than Fly to Switzer it ind As previously planned. The meeting with Bourgu Luu was King hns an a Flint major official chore Gince is sunning the throne on the death of i cd tier sunday. The nation is still in full mourning for the late King Mohammed a hut the arrival of Arab leaders for his funeral provided an Opportunity for n wide review of the algerian question which is North Africa major problem. The meeting Between Abbas and Bourg Tibia was regarded As � supreme teat in Bour Gull s efforts to act 08 a Buffer Between the French and the rebels so As Roget peace talks rolling. Bourguiba had held private talks on Algeria with president Charles de Gaulle in the Custlow of a Boull let 30 Miles Southwest of Paris be fore Bourguiba left for Rabat. Responsible diplomatic sources in purls reported that in his talks with Bourgu lha the sources said de Gaulle was pushing for a French North Afri can political and economic tic up stretching from Morocco to Tunisia. Closing stocks new vo11k Al after Ris ing to my a might Huglin tit Nanck i irked e dotted mixed wednesday. Trading in heavy but not in great an tiie juy when volume Roe to a a High. Tells press Pentagon asks conventional Force beef up Washington up president Kennedy told news conference wednesday that defense Secretary Tobert s. Mcnamara has recommended strengthening . Conventional military forces. But the president stressed that no proposal has been made for lessening Reliance on nuclear striking president said he had reached no decision that would indicate there has been a change in Reliance upon nuclear he said he thought Secretary of state Dean Rusk made that Clear in testimony before the Senate foreign relations committee tuesday. What he is anxious to achieve he said is a strengthening of conventional non nuclear i forces of the United Stateh and of its at his fifth news con Ference the president also announced. West German Chancellor Kon Rad Adenauer has accepted an invitation to visit Washington april 12-1.1 and he or. Kennedy is de lighted with the Prospect of hav ing n general Exchange of views with Adenauer. By an order wednesday he cont. On Par i 24, col 3 Sun Aid cheer flood victims ily the associated i Federal Aid and Sunshine cheered of flood victims in he water logged South wednesday but the big Rivers of the area Stilt churned Over their Banks. Alabama one of the hardest hit sections in a 500-mile band across four Southern Stales counted up $10 million dollars in damage to Public facilities alone and the lower Alabama River was still reaching new Heights. The worst was also yet to come along downstream reaches of the Chattahoochee River which forms Hie borderline for Southern Ala Bama Anil Georgia. Governor s plea clog Riga gov. Ernest Vandiver asked president Kennedy to de Clare flood stricken sections of Georgia a major disaster area ,.ftur Farmers reported losing crops livestock and Many buildings Homes were damaged. The Federal government ordered sent about 17 tons of surplus food to Montgomery ala., still nearly surrounded by water. Mansfield asks troop cutback in Europe Washington up Senate majority Leader Mike Mansfield urged wednesday that the unite states withdraw two or three Divi Sions from flu rope and give the european countries a greater share of the responsibility for the defense of their but Thomas k. Finletter presi Dent Kennedy s appointee As ambassador to nato disagreed and declared that there should be no diminution of . Strength in Europe their clash came during n session of the Senate for Elgh relations committee which went on to approve f i n 1 Al t e r s confirmation Clearing the Way for formal Senate approval. Mansfield said the Only nation to fulfil its commitments in Europe is the United states and added that in View of the Gold Drain he was greatly concerned at demands that the . Maintain its full five divisions in Germany while every other member in nato has Cut Back on its commitment or reduced its forces. Finletter agreed that the United cont on Page sch col to stateside Static Washington tap Bare foot daddy lust sits there reads the headline on a Page item in the Washington i Ost. The Story tells of 3-year-old Jurolene Kennedy the presi Dent s daughter wondering into the White House communications room. She was asked what he daddy was doing he s not doing anything he replied he s just sitting up there with his shoes and socks off doing i flees czechs asks Austria Asylum Vienna up an american Soldier who fled to Czechoslovakia in Tov muoi Iii a i c r6s, czech austrian Border Satur Day and us keel austrian author yes for political Asylum it has Bee reported Here austrian police said that a pvt join Witt 25, of Spring Lela ,fenn., turned up at the austrian Border Point at pm fetid last Satur Day and asked for Asylum. Witt had been stationed in Darmstadt Germany since 1958. Lie used a leave of absence to desert his unit and go to Czecho Slovakia. The fonder student olme Dicine was Given a Job in a Laboratory in Prague. Witt refused to Tell austrian authorities Why to fled to Czecho Slovakia or reasons for. His escape to Austria now. He asked the austrians not to turn him Over to . Army authorities. A uti Aribuk h spokesman a Heidelberg said the Headquarters Hud received no official word of Witt s return across the Iron cur Tain. the spokesman said the description tallied with that of sp5 John b. Witt formerly a lab technician with the 7th evacuation Hosp at Darmstadt who went awol in november 1959. /1 " a

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