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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - March 14, 1957, Darmstadt, Hesse The Stak and stat pcs weeks backs billboard ban Washington of Commerce Sinclair weeks has suggested that Congress ban Bethk boards within 750 feet of the new interstate network of super High weeks outlined his plan at White House conference with re publican legislative they said afterwards that president Els Benhower it the Field was one in which Congress can and should Harry Mcgregor r ranking Republican member of a House roads opposed weeks those present no consensus was when Congress authorized the 41409mile Highway network last year no action was taken to control billboards except on the rights a number of Bills now Are being pressed under which Federal Road Aid would be denied states failing to bar advertising signs within specified distances from the High under a ausber of the proposals limit would be 500 feet one source present at the White House meeting said whose position was backed up by Highway director Bertram pro posed not to shut off Aid to non cooperating but rather to curtail it it was said a formula for this would be outlined 5 colleges bar speeches by red editor new York Leader John Gates has been barred from speaking at any of new Yorks five municipal Heads of the College got to Gether and agreed gales will not be permitted to speak next tues Day at City we Are now of one mind in refusing to extend Campus courtesies to persons convicted under the Smith they editor of the daily work served a prison term As one of the 11 top american communists convicted of conspiracy to teach and advocate the violent overthrow of the government barred by Queens a student forum group at Queens College originally invited Gates to discuss communism in a speech on Thomas head of the countermanded the invitation and barred Gates from Queens College has about the Public affairs forum Atily College invited Gates to address their City col lege has abort action in a said later i think that five College presidents have violated their oath of office and their Scholastic principles by this major blow against academic i of that i will not be permitted to speak to the students of the City colleges on their own but i con Sider far More serious the fact that the great body of students in new York City is thereby deprived of free inquiry and exploration of Ford retired fund adds million washington1 Tho United Auto workers Union said its Foro motor retirement fund showed a net increase of More than million last during the Union retired Ford employees received benefits totalling Mil the 7yearold fund totalled about million at the end of an increase of million for the since the fund was the Union about million has been paid to More than retired Ford Kansas City rejects earnings tax proposal Kansas up this cites wage earners and housewives answered with a resounding no in a special election on the question of a 1 per cent earnings the unofficial count was against the Tux for it mayor Roe Barue conceded that proposal was the count was for 235 of the cites 250 it was estimated that the Tai would have added Between million and million annually to the cites Pentagon info plans hit As furthering secrecy Washington John charged that two proposed changes in de sense department information policies would Lead to further secrecy about military head of a House subcommittee on challenged recommendations made by a department committee which studied the problem of news leaks last the pop opals by Charles former assistant Secretary of de sense who was chairman of the study one proposal would require the official use Only stamp on administrative papers that Are not marked secret for Security the other provides for Public in formation officers to arrange All press interviews with department Coolidge said the purpose of the first proposal was to prevent the release of information about mat ters still under preliminary Dis he said that when officials Are thinking out sometimes a lot of foolish ideas pop up which should not be published in news he noted that congressional committees often meet behind closed floors to thrash out matters they dont want Coolidge said the second recommendation would make it Clear that information officers should As set in lining up he said officials being interviewed often it helpful to have an in formation officer on but Moss said he Felt the recommendations would result in fur ther restricting the availability of in he and Dante Vasceil also attacked a memo by Phillip Deputy Secretary of defense for Public of dealing with speeches and Allen suggested that those should be checked both for Secu Rity breaches and for policy Rea Moss and Vasceil contended such a policy would amount to a gag on Pentagon cop killer flees leaves in stocks a the South Carolina prisons depart ment has announced that a convicted cop killer escaped from a prison leaving behind 000 Worth of prison officials said Ray walked off from an outside work detail in adjoining Sumter the securities were left in the prison Safe officials said they were stocks he and built up by investing his prison earnings and subsequent buying and Selling on the new York Stock a native of was convicted in 1933 for the slaying of a Greenville police Man and sentenced to vaccine Lack perils Chicago polio drive druggists Aid asked Chicago has appealed to Corner drugstores to Salk to keep the cites in Cipollo drive Herman president of the Chicago Board of said the cites Supply of Salk vaccine has been practically used up and there it no More available from nations major As a last he issued an Appeal to the Chicago retail druggists to lend lease All available vaccine to the City until the big manufacturers can Start new shipments rolling desperate need if the druggist cant Bun the inoculation of Chi Cago school children will come to an Early John executive Secre tary of the druggist announced simultaneously that he is sending telegrams and postcards to All the retail drug outlets in the Chicago area to find How much Salk vaccine they have on Chicago plight capped mount ing reports of Short supplies of Salk vaccine across the laboratories two of the largest Eli of and Parke of their supplies were exhausted and no new shipments were possible for about 30 in where a polio epidemic broke out in some neighbourhoods last Bundesen said the City is using Salk doses a Day to inoculate All Chil Dren officials of the National foundation for infantile said in new York that there were temporary shortages of vaccine in some places because of the great upswing in demand on the backlog tackled too much up Morris Thurman caught a one Pound Catfish in the Cumberland put it on Hia string and dropped it Back into the when he pulled up his string he found he had two Sec Ond one had tried to Swallow the first but just got stuck since each weighed one five generations get together Edgar Benson Iii rep rents the youngest of five generations As the Demon family for a reunion in left to right Catherine grandmother Matilda Margaret Mother Carrie Kennedy Calls Aid for Poland Spur to Liberty Washington John Kennedy has urged state department to approve Poland re quest for economic Aid because to deny it would be a brutal and dangerous the Massachusetts a member of the Senate foreign relations c o m took direct Issue with Senate Republican Leader wik Kennedy Llam Knowland who has voiced fears that he requested assistance would Only be contributing to the com in a letter to Secretary of state John Foster said the poles ability and willingness to turn to this nation for assist Ance for the first time should be not the if there is even a slight Chance that this demonstration of Friend ship on our part will help the polish people to loosen further Bonds of soviet then the obvious gains to this nation and the free world will have been Well Worth the he the polish government has asked the for economic Aid estimated at from million to 9300 mostly in farm products and farm and Calm Lhing state department has not acted on the senator opposes foreign relations Washington Hubert he Humphrey has proposed changing the name of Senate foreign relations commit tee to the committee on International it would be More palatable to our friends he Kven before world War Al though some people did not Humphrey we had reached a Point in american his tory where our dealings with other nations were no longer foreign to we americans still talk too much about our foreign the phrase is it is not Only but it is it creates suspicion and Fosters Mccomb Dies former aide to Clay Washington a Malcolm who directed Post War shipments of food and materials to Germany and died Here of cancer after an illness of three during world War Mccomb was director of the procurement policy Tor War after was economic adviser to Gen Lucius governor la Germany he also Coeh Airout of economic control group for Germany

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