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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - March 14, 1962, Darmstadt, Hesse14, the stars and stripes log s Filion Calls strike vote in work rules i the brother firemen and a strike among Iti 80,000 involving pro roles on railroads. Tram refusal chairmen to if commission lit Eisenhower which recommended changes that would Cut the work Force amount of Railroad officials said the proposed rules changes would affect some 45,000 firemen with about 20,000 losing their jobs during a 16-month general chairmen of the brotherhood have been meeting in Chicago since last thursday to de cide what action to take in the rules , e. Gilbert president of the firemen and engine men said no Date has been set for return and tallying of the strike vote Gilbert said the strike vote authorization came after Railroad executives had issued statements Rul ing out any agreement with the Union that was not in conformity with the presidential commission s work rules including pro visions which management said Cost millions of dollars in employ ment of workers on standby jobs have been in effect for Many years. The railroads have asserted that Many jobs were not necessary for operation of trains but the Union contends that they Are necessary for safety. Gilbert said the strike vote not be based on the presidential commission s report because the report has no Legal standing under the railway labor act. He said the Union will Conducta National information and Educa Tion program to meet the threat to jobs wages and contract Protection posed by rail management. By asks benefits Tess map president urged Congress to Federal state jobless permanent basis not action is Espe to reduce hardships at and to stimulate to both houses of. Kennedy described presented last Yea to assure sustained and to strengthen our Nural Ion program ran additional 3 million unprotected by the system extend benefit13 weeks under certain and increase com pen most instances. Economy or. Kennedy legislation will exert effect upon our econ in to maintain consume Power and cushioning lie reverses. It will the temporary legislation sought when develops and it will the. System to better Eede of the worker the fifty and the observed ploy ment in february heart Ninfi decline butout of work. Of those have been jobless for 15 action workers lust their regular benefits31 could not receive i sat Ion. Program expire Extension of the compensation program sex i on that Date. After april no thrown out of a Job could for the additional benefits by uie 1961 Law. Or. Ken timoted 135.000 worker exhaust their regular in Dent insurance next month number would exceed i in All but one of the remain this year. Department ifs visitors 1ngton Ameri to sted in finding out what department is and How May now get some an three mornings a week at policy briefings for visitors department said it now Reg Holdi such briefings for the c in response to in expressed by members of on behalf of their con inf Are held each Mon wednesday and Friday at in the East auditorium include a general discussion foreign policy is made a by of the organization and of the state department foreign service and a of current foreign policy at. To inspect Sites Egton t a the White announced that president will inspect my tulle Sites air Force base Iii on March 21 Rockefeller popularity unhurt by divorce suit says gop chairman Washington up Republican National chairman William r Miller said Here he saw no signs that new York gov. Nelson a. Rocke Feller s popularity had been harmed by his impending one of the first political appraisals of the divorce action Milter predicted that Rockefeller would win re election this year and become a serious contender for the 1%4 gop presidential nomination chairman scientist Bays cancer cures not at Peak Chipp Job at 86 or Ann Hyatt Huntingdon celebrates her 86th birthday by working a usual in her bedding conn., to studio on a culture of Queen Isabella of Spain. Associated Preat photo thugs handcuff cop break into Georgia Bank Sparta a. A burglars armed with sawed off shotguns overpowered a policeman Here burned open a Bank vault an escaped with More than 912,000. Four gunmen disarmed police officer j. L. White and left him handcuffed to the steering wheel of his car while they broke into the Bank of Hancock county. Bank president s. H. Hollis said an estimated $12,000 was taken from tellers boxes after the burglars burned open the vault. The Fri said nearly All the safety Deposit boxes were torn open but there was no immediate estimate of the Money taken from them. The main currency vault was not opened. The burglars stopped the 49 year old White in his Auto during his nightly checks disarmed him disconnected Siren and Horn wires in his police Cor and left him hand cuffed to the steering wheel. Then they broke into Cheeley motor co., took approximately $1,000 before forcing their Way into Brooks Chevrolet and taking Weld ing torches apparently used to Burn open the Bank vault. But the Republican said there was no front runner for the nomination at this time. Discussing a wide Range of Polit ical questions in a television inter View. Miller said that on tour around the country he had found no signs of defeatism in repub-1 Linn ranks. Sen. Margaret Chase Smith a mine charged recently that there was defeatism in the Gorand that republicans were shying away from the 1964 presidential nomination because they feared president Kennedy could not be Defeated. Expect gop to win House Miller predicted the gop would wrest control of the House fro the democrats in this fall s elec Tion. He suite he based his fore cast on a string of Republican Vic tories and gains in special elections and on his belief that or. Kennedy cannot Transfer his popularity to House candidates. Miller accused the president of shabby political tactics in announcing that he would name housing administrator Robert c. Weaver a negro As secretory of the proposed new department of Urban affairs. Politics tits worst this was politics at its worst by a president of the United states Miller declared. He said or. Kennedy tried to make it appear that a vote against the Urban affairs department was an anti negro vote. The House killed the proposed new department. The gop chairman said republicans would vote to confirm Weaver As Secretary of health education and welfare 1c Abraham a. Ribicoff left that Post to run for senator in Connecticut. Miller also said or. Kennedy enjoys great popularity partly be cause he is an attractive personal Ity but also because of a tremendous press but this popularity cannot be carried Over to attract support for his Legisla Tive proposals. Johnson girds for 1962 Campaign by Wiljam Theis Washington vice president Lyndon b. Johnson with expected fund raising speeches in Chicago Pennsylvania and the far West is geared up to help presi Dent Kennedy carry the 1962 Campaign Load by agreement with the White House and democratic National chairman John a Bailey the vice president initially was put Down to deliver half a dozen major Jack son Jefferson Money raising speeches. But the total is Likely to run up to a dozen before the con Gressional elections in november. Johnson also will speak at the annual Al Smith dinner in new York City a nonpartisan affair. The schedule of political appear ances already made and tentatively slated according to Johnson s friends should answer any suggestion that he has been politically sidetracked. In some quarters atty. Gen. Robert f. Kennedy s recent world trip caused belief that the presi Dent s younger brother was being groomed As his possible successor in 1968. Like Richard m. Nixon his go predecessor Johnson is being swamped with speech invitations. Most Are nonpolitical in name and Only about one in ten can be accepted because of schedule limitations. Part of Johnson s political prob Lem As it was for Nixon is not to become tagged As the administration s Hatchet his friends emphasize he prefers to make positive speeches. In his own campaigns they note he studiously avoided even mentioning an opponent s name. Johnson has his Eye on 1968, when or. Kennedy will have run the two term course unless Defeated in 1061 his advisers have warned him against winding up As the prime target of Republican brickbats at the Kennedy administration. A nearly three persons Only one in three la Phoenix Ariz. Two out of every who get cancer could be save today if everything science knows were used to save them scientist report. As it saved. This is what or. John r. Heller who Heads the Sloan Kettering Institute for cancer research in new York told the american cancer society s science seminar Here. By checking cure rates that is the number of people who survive at least five years after treatment without a recurrence of cancer or. Heller estimates what potential cure rates would be. Here Are some he cited. Stomach cancer one new Yor clinic handling both Early and advanced cases has a cure rat of 27 per cent. With earlier Detec Tion some 35 per cent of the patients could be cured and this May be a conservative cancer National cancer Institute figures show one lung cancer patient out of four survives five years. Or. Heller says it could be 35 per cent or one in cancer the survival rate is increasing every year and some clinics report survivor rates up t�85 per cent. Uterine cancer since cancer of the uterus or womb is detectable at a very Early stage. Or. Heller believes 100 per cent of the cases can be cured. Singer says voices Hurt by air age los Angeles if there Are fewer great voices today tha air plane is at least partly Renton sible says metropolitan open Soprano Birgit Nilsson. It used to be that a Singer could rest his voice on the ship from one continent to another miss Nilsson said in an interview Here. Now we go from fart to America to Buenos Aires in three Days a being result she said voices Are forced to labor without adequate rest and thin helps explain Why great ones Are getting rarer. A it College gets $260,000 la a Washington Opl Community facilities tin has approved a $260,000 loan to Lane College at Jackson Weiju. To construct a Dot Tipsy for 100women on the Liberal arts Campus near Memphis

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