European Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives May 11 1968, Page 1

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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - May 11, 1968, Darmstadt, HesseUnofficial a Winap of . Frt in two it Narhi Africa and the Middle Tail ,1.27, no. 24 if 21855 a saturday May 11, 196 54 Dally 10 sunday q next step in peace talk okd mass downpour seven nuns trying to escape a sudden Shower show a variety of reactions from resignation to a displeasure to mirth to uproarious laugh pour while attending an outdoor mass inter As they seek the shelter of a stadium new Orleans in Honor of the City s 250th ramp. They were caught in the Down anniversary. Up photo Paris up the United states and North Vietnam agreed Friday to open talks Between their full delegations monday morning. . Officials said it was Safe to assume these would Mark the Start of real preliminary peace the agreement was reached Ata one hour 45-minute meeting during which Only technical de tails about handling the full talks were discussed. A second such procedural meeting was scheduled for Satur Day morning. . Officials said it was hoped full agreement would be reached then on the ground rules for the main talks. Neither of the two . Ambassador at Large w. Averell Harriman and North Vietnam s former foreign minis Ter Xuan Thuy was present a Friday s session. The United states was represented by Cyrus Vance former Deputy defense Secretary and Philip Habib Deputy assistant Foont. On Page 24, col. 2 Lifford rules out . Nato cuts race Progress Good in army probes say by James Gunter is Munich Bureau chief by Herb Scott assistant assignments editor i Brussels is president Johnson is not considering Cut backs in american forces com Imit cd to nato As a Means of meeting congressional demands for reductions in government spending . Defense Secretary Clark Clifford said on arriving were from Clifford in Brussels or his second Allied meeting in three weeks told newsmen budget i cutting is not Down to i further Clifford said he Dis cussed the Atlantic Alliance with line president before leaving for Belgium and added that .interest in nato is not wan Png. The new Pentagon chief at tended Friday meetings of the is.6T? n s e panning composed of the defense ministers of 14 nations in the Alliance France having with drawn at nato s political Headquarters in suburban Zaven Ern. Clifford made his first appearance in Europe As defense Crete at a Roi apr gather i of nato s nuclear planning Ioup in the Netherlands e acknowledged that the dec tout on Page 84, col is Munich is two civilian investigators said Friday that racial problems which worried no Adverse comment by Marc ii ets a Washington Bureau chief Washington is initial congressional reaction to the defense department s suggested overhaul of military pay is favor Able according to rear adm. Lester e. Hubbell the Man who directed the study for the past two years. Hubbell said thursday he knows of no Adverse comment from anyone who read the report that was sent to Congress and made Public almost two week Sago. The study was designed to simplify the pay Structure an put career men on a salary system like that of civilians. Hubb Many congressmen also look upon uie report As a Means of eventually ending the draft. Praise came from rep. Charles sort m. Teague r-calif., who also saw the pay plan As a possible peacetime alternative to the cont. On Page St col. $ he defense department in 1964 have been solved in the army is now the most integrated sector of american Ife said Jack Moskowitz Dep Uty assistant to the Secretary of defense for civil rights and Industrial relations. That does t mean that we have reached the ultimate solution. People still Call each other and l. Howard Bennett who is director for civil rights completed Here a five Day Check on racial relations Inu Sarteur. They said they would move next to air Force an Navy installations in Europe be fore ending their investigation May 24."this is a continuation of the review and assessment of the equal opportunities policies which were put into effect by cont. On Page. 2k, col. \ 2 miners link up with coworkers Hominy Falls . Up two Coal miners trapped since monday deep inside a partly flooded mine Shaft crawled near y half a mile through 10-Inch jeep water Friday to reach 13coworkers, known to be alive on higher ground meanwhile Hope faded that 10 other miners who had not been heard from would be found were trapped farther Back in the Shaft when thousands of Gallons of water pounded into the mine As a Crew cutting Coalbrooke through to a nearby flooded and abandoned Davis and Edward Rudd made the 45-minute journey through the three foot High Shaft to facilitate Rescue they had no trouble at All said c. E. Richardson president of the Cauley Coal & Coke 15 men say they Are in Good condition and All had Good sleep on air mattresses Richardson said. They asked for hot chocolate and doughnuts for

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