European Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Mar 21 1968, Page 1

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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - March 21, 1968, Darmstadt, HesseBy again urges tax increase the pipes unofficial a a tap a of . Forti in europ North Africa and the Middle East no. 336 if 21855 a is daily 10 sunday thursday March 21, 1968 Violl rate \ i High and wet workmen had houseboats to Check sewer openings in Wey Mouth Landing mass., after a two Day storm dumped almost eight inches of rain on new England. It was the worst Down pour since the 1955 Hurricane. Up1 shift delay queried Washington a Mansfield d-mont., said Vediu Day he has asked the and Ainis ration to explain its postponement of the withdrawal troops from Europe. The Senate democratic Leader said in an interview he has been unable to learn what the administrative difficulties were that led to a delay in the return of what amounts approximately to an infantry have been unable to find out whether this Token withdrawal has been cancelled or merely delayed he has been a determined Fri i v / cd a fac awl you Call this springtime by Peter Kuhrt staff writer Frankfurt is Spring got a jump on itself wednesday but Only because leap Yea put its official Start on March 20 instead of the 21st.looking at the Calendar and then looking out of the window were two different things most parts of Europe the grand premiere was rained out and Over in the East people found themselves snowed under As Central Russia was buried by the worst snowfalls in a decade. Despite Cloud swept skies and showers the first signals of Fruehling were not to be ignored in Germany however. See Page of photos Page 3. Just As the swallows had returned to Capi Strano their old world counterparts the storks were Busy settling Down Here after having spent their traditional Winter Holiday on the Banks of the weeks later than in 1967, but still in time to Hall this year s arrival of Spring Almond Trees popped out in Bloom in the Rhineland palatinate and the hessian weathermen still smarting from an Errati Winter that fouled up All predictions were ongoing out on a limb with a forecast for the nex meteorologists merely volunteered the information that a Normal Spring is to be expected but immediately covered themselves with the admission that a temporary cold weather relapse is possible in of which Means keep your Raincoat tightly buttoned and the umbrella Kalender the German Farmers trusted 100-year Calendar is far More optimistic. It predicts a warm year. To any adjustments in the . Force Europe Levels i added. Estimating that it costs Morehan $80 million a year to main Ain the 35,000 men and their dependents in Europe Mansfield said the offset to the financial Drain they represent so far has Een largely confined to the discouragement of private Ameri can travel and investment officials said they be Lieve the withdrawal of the 35,000troops will begin april 1 under a revised schedule. Previously Thad been planned to Start the movement in said he asked a top administration official he did no name for a report on whether there actually would be a reduction in european forces and i com. On Paie 23, col. I Calls it key to Aid for Dollar Washington a arguing that the hour is late president Johnson sen Congress wednesday a new Appeal for higher taxes. He also proposed broader Export financing authority for the Export import Bank. In letters to the presiding offi cers of the Senate and the House Johnson termed his proposal for a 10 per rent income tax surcharge the most critical measure of All in his program to defend the Dollar and resist inflation. The tax proposal is pending before the House ways an Means committee which has been delaying action on it since last year. Referring clearly to last week s Gold crisis and its after math Johnson said the nations of the world Loo to us now for economic Leader ship. The fabric of International cooperation upon which the world s Post War Prosperity has Een built is now threatened. If that fabric is torn apart the consequences will not be con fined to foreign countries Butwill touch every american. We must not let this enactment of the tax Jill will be Clear and convincing proof of our leadership and an exercise of our hour is late. The need is also urged Congress to earmark $500 million of the Export import Bank s existing Export financing authority As special fund to offer american firms financing More competitive with that provided by other major trading nations and especially suited to developing new some cases this would per Mit the Bank to help finance More risky Export sales. The administration sees Campaign to expand exports As one major Way of easing the balance of payments deficit and bolstering National Confidence in the also asked Congress to act promptly on a previous request for a $2.4 million supple mental appropriation which would launch a five year com Merce department program to promote american exports. Tolls Ivert to hit to Cary Grant used Ltd says Wile los Angeles and actress Dyan Cannon tool a court where she was seeking a divorce from film superstar Cary Grant wednesday that he use the hallucinatory drug Ltd for 10 years frequently went into veiling and screaming fits and beat 30-year-old Beauty Testi fied that during the 17 month they lived together her 64-year old husband sometimes laugh Edas he hit her. They were mar ried july 22, 1965, and separated dec. 28, 1966. Once she said when she had planned a dinner out he told her she was t going anywhere took the keys 10 their three cars bolted the Gate of their estate locked himself in her dressing room and began read ing a Book of a while she testified he started to hit me an screamed. He was laughing As he hit me and he screamed forthe help to come and see what he was doing. 1 was frightened because he on was laughing j. And i

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