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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - March 18, 1968, Darmstadt, HessePage 2 the stars and stripes Mondoy Morch la Garrison locks lawyers9 Baiyi be new Orleans a . Jim Garrison angrily locked the National District attorneys association out of it convention banquet Here Satur Day night. Garrison whose Kennedy assassination investigation aroused Sharp controversy accused the association of attempted censor ship of remarks about president Johnson the Federal government and the Federal courts which he planned to make in a speech. I will not submit to an censorship or any kind of limitations on my comments storme Garrison As he ordered the banquet Hall 600 persons attending the convention unable to get into the banquet room of the Monteleone hotel trooped out to various restaurants around the City for food. Garrison said the $3,300worth of roast beef dinner on the banquet be sent to three orphanages Here. William j. Raggio Reno,nev., District attorney and presi Dent of the association said Garrison s actions were completely said the association some what dubious about meeting her because of the controversial assassination investigation had been assured that its session would not e used As a forum bythe new Orleans prosecutor. The abrupt cancellation came after Garrison conferred with Raggio and William Calm of Mineola n.y., association vice said the meeting with Garrison came after some Mem Bers reported Garrison had told them that his earlier him attack on the Federal Judie would seem Pale in comparison with what he would say to the said at a hastily called news conference that he told Garrison that in View of his re Marks wednesday there was some concern among members. Raggio said she told me that s no prob Lem. We re going to have a Nice Little banquet. I m just going to say a few words. I m going to Teu the people about the or carte and -i1 h55y Ughi broke in them we Jim if not me Ward an Assisi accompanied him Fol the banquet � aft guard them Ody in Arr son then turned in Raggio continued "and0 you re not running this . Official roughed up in Stockholm Stockholm up representative of the . Embassy was robbed of his papers and pushed around by a group of anti Vietnam students Here sunday morning when he was called to a student Hostel to speak to two . Army deserters who had decided to return Home. Jerome Holloway embassy Counselor for political affairs said an embassy representative was called to the Hostel to speak to the two deserters. Also present was the european editor of the privately owned army times Bill Russell. The embassy Man had brought some papers which the deserters needed for their return to their base in West Germany. Students burst in when the group started their talks a Bunch of students burst into the room and took the papers away. They also took some pictures before left Stockholm for Frankfurt by plane sunday morning. A spokesman for the police said they knew about the incident but that there had been no formal report. Reports that Russell was escorted to the Airport by police were denied. Gales sweep Britain Snow snarls traffic Aberdeen Scotland up gales swept Britain sunday whipping its Northern seas int dangerous Waves and covering much of Scotland with traffic snarling Snow. More than six inches of Snow halted traffic in several areas of Scotland. Highway official said conditions were chaotic South of a line Between Glasgow and Edinburgh. Seven foot drifts were reported at one Point on the England Scotland Border. Swede author Ekelof Dies Sig tuna Sweden up Gunnar Ekelof 60, swedish author and member of the swedish Academy died Here saturday. Regarded As one of Sweden s most controversial writ ers he had been ill for a Long time. Sounding off what Are these members of a drum and Bugle corps playing for Richard Nixon at a rally in Beloit wis.? democrats would like to think it s taps but republicans hopeful of a big split in the rival party doubt less consider it reveille. A photo six of f-111a bombers arrive in War theater Saigon a six air Forcef-111a bombers arrived in thai land sunday for combat trials inthe vietnamese War the 7th air Force announced Here. The six planes comprised the first of the controversial aircraft to reach the War theater. The flew in to Tahlik air base in Thailand from Nevada after making one Stop in Guam. Combat evaluation the air Force said current plans Call for combat evaluations of the planes presumably meaning they will be flown on bombing raids Over North Viet Nam. If successful the f-111a May eventually replace the f105, which is used widely by the air Force in raids Over North Viet Nam. The f-111a is a multipurpose warplane which can be used for tactical bombings close air sup port and reconnaissance or As a fighter. It can Fly at More than twice the Speed of sound better than 1,400 Miles per hour and can operate at altitudes of higher than 60,000 feet. Among other features it can land or take off in less than 3,000 feet and can Fly transoceanic Dis Tances without refuelling. Its Long Range enables it to remain on air patrol for extended periods of time. One controversy Over the of la involved differences Over the plane Between the air Force an the Navy. The Navy initially con tended the plane was too heavy to land on aircraft carriers but this difficulty is believed being resolved in the Navy s version the f-111b. Navy version the Navy version has a longer Wing Span heavier Landing gear and a Shorter nose Section for Carrier operations. Another problem arose last year after the . Defense department acknowledged that the full a vibrated in flight under certain bomb loadings. The Pentagon said last August that this was a relatively minor problem that was being solved through changes in the bomb Racks. Thieves strike again in Canterbury c a n t e r b u r a England up a second very i Silver raid was discovered her sunday Little More than 21 hours after historic Canterbury Cathe dral was robbed of More lhan$40,000 Worth of Silver treasures. This time the army museum of the Queen s regiment depot was broken into. Alj tit 30 pieces of regimental Silver plate and a col Lection of medals were stolen. It looks like another very big haul a police spokesman cannot estimate How much the property is Worth at like the theft at the Cathedral the break in took place during the night. The Cathedral haul included irreplaceable Antiques. Local detectives have called inthe International police Organ i action inter Poland regional crime squads in the Cathedra robbery. A description of the stolen pieces has been circulate to Interpol a police spokesman said. The army museum thei thieves latest target contains trophies from four regiments which merged in 196 5 to form the Queen s regiment. A police spokesman said an inventory of the museum contents to discover what was missing would take some time. Two charged in murder of broker London a two me were charged sunday by Scot land Yard with the murder Ofa London financier found tied up and strangled along with h i glamorous girl Friend. Police said the men will face the charge at London s Maryle Bone court monday. They were identified As Davi Bolton a 30-year-old dancing instructor and Raymond Cohen,25, described As unemployed. Intensive manhunt one of Britain s most intensive manhunt has been under Way since the bodies of wealthy Stock broker Michael o Carroli 53, and fashion Model Janet Williams,25, were found wednesday night in the Hyde Park apartment they shared. The Flat had been ransacked by the attackers who made their getaway in o Carroll italian made limousine found abandoned at Glasgow airport400 Miles North of the capital. Israeli id cards offered to arabs Tel Aviv up a defense ministry spokesman said Sunda that Arab residents in the Gaza strip the Sinai and the occupied areas of the West bunk of the Jordan Hiver would now to obtain israeli identification cards if they wished. To said this was optional Andt the Brief announcement did not indicate what if any political significance was attached to the measure. Hut reliable sources said this was i rely a technical measure to enable aral residents of the areas to move about More freely. Polish purge needed says party paper Warsaw up the a communist party new spa Tribuna Ludu said sunday a has been a nationwide Call for purge from the party and govern ment of All people unworthy the Confidence of the people the paper cited resolutions of towns and villages throughout Poland As saying we know who sows unrest an Why. We await severe punish ment for the organizers of the zionist Campaign and we demand exposure of All responsible Anda Swift and Complete purge of All parly and state posts of people unworthy of the Confidence of the polish nation Tribuna Ludu said the resolutions also promised to support party Boss Wladslaw Gomulka with action in their uncompromising struggle against the bitter enemies of people after demonstrations the resolutions Are part of the Campaign against alleged zionist intellectual and opposition to the Gomulka government that began after Warsaw student demonstrations last government s most out spoken opponent Stefan Cardina Wyszynski did not speak pub icily sunday and informed sources said he would not men Tion the political crisis in his Ludu also carried a Long expose of a former agricultural official and onetime chief of the party press department Stefan Staszewski who Lias Bee none of those blamed for the recent student newspaper Saul Tuszewski was a real terror for newsmen and had no scruples when fee held the Post of party press Comei it said that after he Boganw an agricultural officer in Pozna Ain 1953 he act used banners who did not give Grain to the state n sabotage. Tremor rocks Sie ily Agrigento Sicily us i a Strong Earth Tenor earthquake Deus Anu Western Sicily Friday night Caus ing widespread Paim anti g a jittery population. Truro Eien reports of casualties ail Dainov was believed to a i. 1 . Ivins Ratuis h 42 34 63 41 48 &7 f 9 48 55 47 71 70 l 44 Albany 80 Anc Holaya 43 Atlanta 35 Button 39 Buffalo 41 4

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