European Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives May 11 1968, Page 7

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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - May 11, 1968, Darmstadt, Hesse1961 the stars and stripes Page 7 Resnick urges full probe of Arnheiter cose Washington a sch y. Resnick called to sch a for the resignation of Paul As Secretary of then Ignatius a Secre Artavy and a full scale congas. S investigation into the5 of u. Cmdr. Marcus a. Al ick would make 4 Long weekends House oks monday Holiday Bill the actions a concluded three Days of Uno Cial hearings into Arnheiter removal As commander of the Pacific Fleet destroyer escort. Washington a a Bill that would provide Lor the Observance of four National holi Days on mondays was approved thursday night by the Bill which must still be Deled on by the Senate would move Washington s birthday memorial Day and Veteran Day to monday and create a flew Holiday Columbus strongly by the . Chamber of Commerce and the travel Industry the Bill was bit Terly opposed by some members As an uprooting of the nation history and traditions. Under the legislation Washington s birthday would be observed on the third monday i february memorial Day on the last monday in May Columbu Day on the second monday in october and veterans Day on the fourth monday in october. The new dates applying Only to Federal employees and the District of Columbia would take effect on Jan. 1, 1971 in order to give Stales time to enact con forming chief argument used by proponents of the Bill was that i would Cut Down on absenteeism that results when a Holiday fall son a tuesday or thursday and workers take unofficial four Day weekends. It was also urged As a Boon to Industry in the scheduling of production and As a Spur to family togetherness. Opponents calling for the nation to cling to its traditions in a time of turmoil charged the Bill would wrench settled Holiday from their historic attempts were made to keep Washington s birthday memo rial Day and veterans Day on their presently observed dates and to eliminate Columbus Day but All were Defeated. Rep. Richard h. Poff r-va.,succeeded in getting a Roll Call vote on his motion to keep Washington s birthday on feb. 22. It lost 153 to 141. The other efforts were Cord votes. Defeated on none outrageous he said the Navy Secretary s actions in the Arnheiter affair were outrageous and said Ignatius should resign. Ignatius was not in office at the time but he since has said he found no reason to reverse the decision. Resnick accused Ignatius of selecting a senior Admiral and ignoring Arnheiter s said he wants his Day in court to provide his Side of the Story and Resnick said he would not rest until that chief Petty officer Willi Myoung of Cincinnati who served on the Vance said Arnheiter should have received a commendation instead of being relieved. He made us feel like men of War with no time for boredom Young added. Unofficial Hearin Gresnick convened his unofficial hearing after the House armed services committee declined to consider the Case. The hearing has no congressional status and witnesses were not under oath. The Navy declined to participate. Resnick was joined in the hearings by rep. Don h. Clausen a Calif. Andrea Phillip Burton a Calif. Burton described the hearing Sas useful and he declared it is the ultimate responsibility for members of Congress to ensure that Justice is said he was fighting for a return to rules and regu lations within the Navy. In a chronology of the Arnheiter Case Resnick said a vice Admiral assigned Arnheiter to per manent Shore duty after two other admirals recommended charges against him be Dis missed one of them saying he should be Given command of an other ship. The officers were not named. San Quentin cons will Host moms plugging for Edgewater a fire department lieutenant alls on a ruptured water Hose As fellow firemen lend a hand while battling a general alarm Blaze of a waterfront warehouse in Edgewater . The warehouse contained matches and four rail cars. Up san Quentin Calif. A some 200 mothers will have breakfast with their sons and Goto Church with them in the san Totin prison Chapel on Moth ers Day associate Warden James Park said this sons Are paying 1 for each Mother to cover the Cost of toe breakfast sunday. The sons will also present corsages Toiner mothers from Flowers grown the prison greenhouse. Good often then f until lome amen in m More the Cora Clara Ter it. Bewitched aunt Clara Dies at 82 new York a Marion lome the fluttery. Flustered Witch of television s be witched show died Early thursday at her new Yor apartment. She was 82. Although her most recent act ing cast her As bewitched a natured aunt Clara who put spells on people and forgot How to remove the the last minute miss had a Long career on the american and British stage Andes. She began acting than 50 years ago. Character was first name but it was changed to so miss lome could slut penalty weighed in Columbia riots new York up a join committee thursday recommended relatively Light punishment for students who took part in the Columbia University Campus up rising but president Grayson Kirk said he could t accept the proposals under both City Law and the school charter. The committee comprised of student leaders faculty Mem Bers and the Columbia administration recommended to Kirk that student demonstrators in the recent rebellion be placed on disciplinary probation for one Yea Rand that trespass charges be dropped the trespass charges cannot to dropped by the University Kirk said later. He said they would have to be dismissed bythe Public prosecutor and a judge. The committee also suggested that Kirk not increase any of the penalties it recommended but the 64-year-old University official said the Columbia charter permit him to do this. He did not explicit oppose the idea of disciplinary probation. Hundreds of students were arrested last week and More than 100 persons injured when Newyork City police entered the Columbia Campus and remove students from five buildings they grand Ole opry founder Dies at 72 Nashville Tenn. A George d. Hay originator of the grand Ole opry radio program Here died thursday in his Home at Virginia Beach a. He was 72.Hay began his radio career As radio editor for the Memphis commercial Appeal first went on the air Over Memphis station wac in 1923, worked for was in Chicago and came to ism i Nashville in 1925. He first coined the title Grandi Ole opry synonymous with i country and Western music fori ism in 1927. I the roots of the grand Ole opry were in the Ozark Moun Tain Foothills where Hay on Asj sigment for the commercial Appeal Vas sent to cover thei funeral of a world War i hero. I after filing his Story Hay at i tended a hoedown in a log Cabin and stayed until no one has Ever had More i fun than those Ozark mountaineers had that Hay once said. It stuck with me until the idea became the grand Ole opry seven or eight years a november evening in 1925 Hay launched the is barn dance and the program caught the imagination of the Rural mid South. Later after it became the grand Ole opry twas broadcast nationwide on network retired from ism and the grand Ole opry in 1956.Hay is survived by two Daugh ters Margaret Daugherty of Norfolk and Cornelia Dent who lives in California. Sergeant on trial 0 marines claim brutality Island , up Varino privates told a court martial Board wednesday of Utal treatment at the hands of so Rmer Orlu instructor Matt sgt. Joseph b. Johnson in Flat Ocer panel hearing s Case heard testimony wat the 28-year-old Johnson hit once on a Pla a recruit who fell during a running of the testimony revolved around pvt. Mark Holtz Man 20, of Miami whose Mother initiated the investigation leading to the court martial on mistreatment charges in a letter of complaint to the Parris Island commanding testified Johnson called him out of ranks after befell twice hit him with his fist knocking him unconscious. He testified that while he was on the ground Johnson ordered the platoon to step on him but his fellow recruits stepped Over an around him instead. Another former recruit r. Housman 18, of York pa., said he saw struck Down by Johnson. Johnson has been a Drill sergeant for 14 months. New unit formed to Battle dope Washington up . Ramsey Clark says that the Justice department has set up anew prosecution unit to spearhead the government s s t e p p e d up had seized in a civil rights anti War protest. The joint committee was formed to establish the Range and character of punishment for those of Columbia s 17,500 students involved. The commit tee was made up of seven Stu dents seven professors and three administration officials. The panel recommended tha tall of the students involved be placed on disciplinary probation until june 30, 1969. University sources said this was considered relatively minor penalty. In explaining Why he could no tact Kirk added that he had been advised that under the code of criminal procedure crimes committed riotously May not be a student strike continued Stcolumbia and its leaders claimed 80 per cent effectiveness. Against narcotic other drug violations. Clark said William e. Ryan,47, has been named to head the newly created Bureau of Nar Cotic and dangerous drugs a Section of the department criminal division. The Bureau to be in charge fall litigation concerning narcotics and drugs was formed by merging the Bureau of narcotics and dangerous drugs of the Treasury department with the Bureau of drug abuse control in the department of health education and welfare. Cannes festival opens Cannes France up the21st Cannes International p ilm festival opened Friday with the first european screening of the stereophonic version of Goa with the wind

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