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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - May 9, 1968, Darmstadt, HessePago 24 the stars and stripes thursday May lbs Hopes talks will Bear fruit Washington up presi Dent Johnson voiced nope wednesday that initial talks starting this week in Paris will Bear fruit and that an honorable peace will , without mentioning the Paris ticks said there is afresh Breeze of Hope circulating around the the president made the remarks in welcoming prime minister Thanom Kitti Fachorn of Thailand to Washington on an official visit. Johnson recalled disown 1966 visit to Bangkok where he urged Hanoi to let us la aside our arms and sit Down at the table of reason to begin the work of honorable peace there is Hope now finally that this offer will Bear fruit an that an honorable peace will come Johnson said said the american military role in Vietnam eventually will diminish and Dis appear but the United state swill continue to be concerned with the Pursuit of human free Dom in Asia. In Paris the French govern ment said wednesday the preliminary Hanoi Washington negotiations should Telescope into full scale peace negotiations with no transition pause. French information minister Georges gorse told newsmen after a Cabinet meeting wit president Charles de Gaulle that the talks would open a scheduled Friday. Danang hit by rockets Saigon up communist forces launched a new rocket attack against the Allied military base City of Danang wednesday night. They also fought Street Battles in Saigon that sent the toll of communist dead in their new capital area offensive soar ing Over 2,000. At least 20 More civilians were reported killed in the Saigon fighting. The Viet Cong claim Dan outstanding Victory in their four Day Saigon drive but . Gen. Winant sidle top military spokesman in Vietnam said the communist offensive appears to be withering on in Danang More than 40 Miles to the North at least 15 communist rockets exploded Orthe South Side of the coast City sending up a Bright glow Over the area of the big Danang air base and i corps he. Military spokesmen said none of the rockets hit the Headquarters Orthe air base. F0ottfihiie i7 of Page 1 networks edited by Annb and heir rebroadcast. Military and an sources said hat relying on network pickups would result in three to 10-Hourdelays in transmission of the news to european audiences an probably would deprive them of much coverage of european developments important to Resi dents Here but not to persons iving in the United states. The official purpose of the plans Economy. A Pentagon outline of the plan says it would permit cutting about half of 1,000 per sons currently employed in of automation studied oppose worldwide military broadcasting from the payroll for a net saving of $2.9 million annually. The automation equipment and leased voice circuits would Cost about $1.7 million a year. T h e overseas weekly privately published paper for the . Military in Europe wednes Day quoted an Annb source in Arlington As saying the danger of automation lie sin its potential. Is it a Good Situa Tion to have All the news coming from one source such As the Annb this is a genuine thought control the Annb source cited As an example of Pentagon censorship an alleged reprimand Given Annb last month by David Sci Stewart special assistant for in formation to the assistant Secre tary of defense for manpower Stewart the source told the overseas weekly angrily objected because statements by militant negro Leader Stokely Carmichael during riots follow ing the assassination of or. Mar tin Luther King were used on Ana feb program voices in the next time somebody wants to use Carmichael on the news they will think twice the source said. No censorship peril official says an based in Frankfurt with 11 network of Lux broadcasting Static Many currently to uni i go sporadic accusations that the itary was trying to news provided for euro listeners. Undoubtedly there Are ,. Ings to be made by automat an an source said a can object to it As far As me programs go. What worries u that the Pentagon wants Toast the news continued from Page i Angeles and de Bove an Engineer for Annb in Arlington a. Cranston said he arrived i Frankfurt Friday for an an pro ram directors conference and started the feasibility study not at an but at the 7122ndsupport so at Wiesbaden which runs All of the air Force to stations and the arts stations in Spain Italy Libya Greece and Turkey. We be also surveyed the situation at an he in Frankfurt and the network stations in Ber Lin Kaiserslautern and Nuernberg he said and expect Roget to Stuttgart. The scheme also Calls for direct Cable or circuit into Frankfurt from Annb in Arling ton. Part of the study will include a review of the require ment to provide the Annb feed of news to All the arts stations overseas with High Quality mine rescuers meet a setback from a and Hominy Falls . Weary rescuers suffered a severe setback wednesday in efforts to reach 25 men trapped deep in Side a flooded mine Shaft forbore than two Days. Officials had hoped to install by midday a six stage 10-Inch in Merrible pump More than 125 fee Long into the main Shaft via an unused surface opening. The High Speed pump is capable of draining 2,500 Gallons of water a the Hole was found to be not directly Over the lowest Point of the gently sloping Shaft where Russ boost Fleet in Mediterranean Washington up the so Viet Fleet in the Mediterranean is expected to surpass the size of the . The Fleet by late sum Mer . News and world re port says. The Magazine said the soviet Armada now numbers More than 40 warships compared with 30 i March and is expected to in crease to More than 50 in a few months. However the 6th Fleet wit about 50 ships including two air Craft carriers packs More punch than the soviet Force the Maga Zine said. Up dispatches the water was the highest an officials ordered a new Cut drilled a Short distance away. We probably won t be Able to get the pump working until Sixo clock tomorrow thursday said c. E. Richardson president of the Maust Coal & Coke co., owner of the Gauley no. 8 Shaft where the men were trapped at noon monday. Richardson said he expected the new Hole to be finished by Nightfall but added that it would take an additional 12 hours to in stall the pump casing and nine of the 25 miners trapped in the flooded passage Way Are unaccounted for Rescue officials said. The number of those who have not been contacted since water flooded the mine at noon monday was revised by search directors. Officials said two Brothers Oscar and Ottie Dillon previously thought to be among those no contacted were with another group Only one mile from thymine s Entrance. Baseball wednesday s major league Len scores by the associated press american league Cleveland 100 000 0001 3 0 new York 000 000 1012 8 0hargan, Williams 0rohr 7. Fisher 9 and Sims snare Monbouquette ver Banc 8 Ami Globa. A verbanic 1-0.l Fisher 0-2. _ Britain protests to Spain on Gibraltar London a Britai wednesday formally protested Spain s closure of the bord Erwith the Colony of Gibraltar. Foreign Secretary Michae Stewart summoned the Spanish ambassador the Marquis of Santa Cruz and in a 30-minute meeting expressed the concern of the British government and parliament Over the Spanish action. Two Nuernberg girls missing Nuernberg Germany is the parents of two teen aged German girls appealed wednesday to the stars and stripes for help in finding the girls missing from their Homes Here since saturday when last seen the girls Are said to have been in the com Pany of two american soldiers in the Vicinity of merr Eji Barracks according to German police. The girls who wore identical clothing Are Elizabeth Pat Ondraschek 14, daughter of or and mrs. Heinrich Ondraschek and Bridge Mandel 14, daughter of mrs. Anna girls wore identical cloth ing Green sweaters wit yellow stripes Black skirts with Metal ring belts Brown shoes beige stockings and Light Green Short Coats the parents is dark completed with Black hair and Blue eyes and is about 5 feet 3 inches tall she was wearing a Silver Brace is described As Black haired with Black eyes and also dark completed and of the same height As her who May have seen the youngsters were requested to communicate with the military police at Merrell Barracks or German police in Nuernberg. Reliable this can be accomplished Ranston said there should Beno need for arts stations abroad including an to pro their own National and International this connection the Washngton official pointed o u to arts would be obliged to abide by and follow the do tense department s May 1967 directive on Freedom of information obviously under these circumstances then Cranston maintained there would be Noso called news management " on Friday he said the Tea will go to Spain to Check on the air Force stations there an then to the Southern european network headquartered at Vicenza Italy. A Survey of the rest of the air Force s station sin Greece and Turkey will Fol Low with the group returning tothe states about the end of May to make a report to Broger. This study is Only the first phase of any projected plan. The second step will be to bring some of this automated equip ment to Europe in september to run a test Between the an stations in Frankfurt and Stutt Gart. This should reveal if the plan is practical and actually will Cut operating costs and personnel needs Cranston explained. We have no idea what our ultimate findings and the results will be. It s something new War protest fizzles out by James Gunter Sis Munich Bureau chief Munich is a highly advertised anti Vietnam War demonstration near three Ameri can caverns wednesday turned out to be a Flop. Members of the students bund ads who planned the protest had asked police for enough space to hold 5,000 persons but Only about100 showed up. They were out numbered by 300 German Rio policemen and 65 . Army maps from Munich and Augsburg who guarded Warner will and Henry caverns the failure of the demonstration apparently meant the end of the so called information Cen Ter outside Warner Cavern de signed to help american Soldier desert to Sweden France and other countries Eric Steiner who identified himself As a member of the ads in Munich said that during the three Days of the information Center tent five american soldiers came there but none of them defected two of them wanted to defect but the other three urged the not to he said. Was donor dead in heart transplant g non Ted from Page it until the unforeseen complica-1tions occurred the announce ment said. I or Denton a. Cooley and he surgical team performed theirl third heart transplant tuesday it was a hair breadth operation in which the recipient died othe operating table but was re Vived by his new heart and Tor doctors disagreed on whether the donor was dead. The recipient John , 62, died some time the surgery started . An showed no activity in these Luke s administrator Hewell e. France said. France said Cooley wort with desperate Speed com1 the operation and Stu came Back to life when he heart was implanted. Stu Towas fighting for his life wed Day. Cautioned doctors earlier Harris county Mecal examiner or. Joseph Jachimczyk said he Cau Trothe doctors against proceed but told them he would bring illegal action if they did. Jachimczyk said that since donor was a homicide victim his assailants might late brought to trial the transp la might complicate both the autos and any later prosecution. France said the operation self was strictly an emerged and unplanned done in the he of the event when Stuckwish Tor a turn for the worse and pigeons knew he would die of out a new heart. France also revealed that Dopedro Caram the physician the donor Clarence Nicks pronounced Nicks dead at ii . But another doctor at 2 . He thought Nicks n still be brain Waves Caram made his ruling cause of the absence of by Waves. France said m. Pathologist or. Carl however that Nicks heart still a conference it we cited to accept Caram s m France Stuckwish s brain we suddenly stopped Regis Jon the France said Cooley began ing with great Speed. The medical examiner saw warned the doctors that Nicks was believed " in by a group of sailors g e transplant wow r Stion n28, the difficult Legal question Jachimczyk said

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