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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - May 7, 1968, Darmstadt, HesseA hike okd by House panel the stairs and stripes unofficial nowt paper of . Forces in Europe North Africa and the Middle east27, no. 20 if 21855 a 5 doily 10 sunday tuesday May 7, 1968 no tanks for Tammy the tigress. George Olumi pulls a switch on a durable slogan As he purrs through Miami with his draws double takes As the Cool cat spins through the City taking things in her stride. Associated press photo Loon Trainer lashes Pilot injects safely Houston up astronaut Oil Armstrong who piloted the Emini 8 spacecraft to an Emer gency Landing in 1966 parachuted wifely from a Jet powered Moon Landing Trainer seconds before it finished and burned monday. The Accident occurred at Akton air Force base near Houston space Center. Ill Blaney chief spokesman the manned spacecraft her said Armstrong escaped in armed. Minutes later he was Back i Ine Hanger apparently o.k.,Balking around discussing the Sci com Haney said. L u Craft is designed to worm practice landings on Moon such As the Neslo astronauts Hope to make pore 1970. J Haney said the single sent pier shaped Craft was at 200 when Armstrong ejected. Hell d in a Field at the Edge Ofair Force base. Water surges into Shaft 28 trapped in . Mine in return for cuts in budget from a and up dispatches Washington the House ways and Means com Mittee approved president Johnson s income tax sur charge proposal monday in return for Federal spending cuts of at least $4 billion in the coming fiscal year. The committee 9n a 17-6 vote instructed the chairman Wilbur Mills d-ark., to accept the ?4billion spending Cut and higher income taxes when it comes be fore a joint House Senate con Ference committee tuesday. Under the plan adopted by the committee the tax hike would be Johnson s proposed 10 percent surcharge proposal or a comparable rate adjustment that would yield approximately $10 billion in new Revenue Overa one year period. The committee ended a Long Wrangle Over the amount to be Cut by agreeing to a reduction at least As Large As those the appropriations committee offered to undertake. Spending ceiling this Means a spending ceiling that would require a $4 billion reduction under president John son s budget for the year begin Ning july 1.embracing this Cut and extending into future years would be a $10 billion reduction in appropriations. There would also be an s8 billion cutback in leftover spending authority Rori appropriations of earlier ways and Means com Mittee by Resolution directed Mills to take its statement of position to the Senate House conference which is working Ona combined tax Economy Meas ure Tot negotiate for adoption of the limits and to help develop a tax component to yield about $10 billion in a full year of oper committee left open in its Resolution the question whether the tax increase should take the form of a 10 per cent surcharge on existing income taxes a president Johnson proposed or cont. On Page 24, col. 1 Hominy Falls . Up a Wall of water from a abandoned Tunnel surged into a mine Shaft monday trapping 28 men deep inside a soft Coal pit near this tiny West Virginia mining spokesman for the Coal firm said Telephone Contact had been made with some of the miners. I Don t know How Many. All i can say is that 28men were trapped said h. E. Sundstrom of the sax Sewell division of the Gauley Coal and Oke co. We have no information of any injuries or Cut off one member of the work Crew a Coal buggy operator escaped to the surface but the water Cut off the others from the main Tunnel 4,400 feet inside the Drift mine Sundstrom said. He said the miners apparently Cut through a Coal seam into a abandoned Tunnel sending an onslaught of water from an underground Stream or water pocket into the room where they were were pressed into service to Clear the Shaft but officials reported three hours after the Accident that the water was rising As fast As it could be pumped said it was some time after 11 o clock in the morning when they hit a pretty Good Quantity of Sundstrom said the buggy operator spread word of the Accident and within an hour Rescue teams from the .bureau of mines at it. Hope and the state department of mines at Charleston were at the scene. They and state troopers an Volunteer fire companies from surrounding towns Laid pipe and Hose from the mine Mouth to cont. On Page j?4. Col 2 weather variable cloudiness with isolated after noon and evening showers. Breezy and cooler wednesday. Frankfurt Heidelberg High 63, Low 46. Temperatures recorded monday Icet 4 4 am pm 64 s3 Adana. P 72 86 Athens p 57 61 Aviano p 52 73 Berlin p 48 57 Frankfurt p 41 52 London r a partly Cloudy 4 4 am pm 43 55 Madrid p 45 75 Munich p 48 55 Paris p 39 45 Prestwick r 63 72 Rome p 79 93 Wheelu p a rain. 2nd weather Wing Calif. Patient Dies 2nd Tex. Transplant made by the associated press i Hospital surgical team performed surgeons in Houston Tex., have j the world s Lith human heart performed their second hear transplant operation in less than three Days with both patients reported making Progress Mon Day. Joseph Rizor the eight heart transplant patient died meanwhile at Stanford Calif. In Houston the St. Luke s transplant sunday night replacing the ailing heart of James b. Cobb 48, with that of a youth killed in a motorcycle Accident. Cobb was in excellent Condi Tion a Hospital spokesman said. The same team Friday gave Everett Claire Thomas 47, the heart of a 15-year-old condition on sunday was termed satisfactory. At London s National heart Hospital 45-year-old Frederick West his heart replaced Friday night with that of a Young labourer killed in a fall was cont. On Piccol

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