European Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives May 29 1968, Page 1

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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - May 29, 1968, Darmstadt, HesseBy Marc Huet is Washington Beriau chief Washington is th6 my announced tuesday Towt separate actions affecting the insignia of about 383,000 enlisted it a strip pics an two of them wll give Tec Jug Nitich. To Low ranking Soldier Sand the third will hopefully end the 10-year-old problem of Over lapping insignia for a Small group of non commissioned officers the change involving the larg est group authorizes privatese2 to Wear one Stripe formerly the insignia of privates firs class pics will now Wear a newly designed insignia a Chev Ron with an arc. There will be no change in their titles. The army said it is making this move in recognition of the fact that soldiers Are promote from private Al to e2 at the end of four months of service when they become qualified sol Diers. In the past they received no insignia to show their new status. The change will now bring the army into line with theother services. About 14fi,000 privates e2 an another 231,000 pics will put on Fortt. On Page it col. Flom sub overdue North Viets push drive or says Washington up pres ident Johnson charged tuesday North Vietnam is pouring men and supplies into South Vietnam in unprecedented rates but said the United states will carry unserious discussions in Paris to achieve an honorable told a Brief news conference that the unite states has shown restraint by its partial bombing stoppage and will continue to restrain it activity if Hanoi shows some reciprocal met with reporters in his office following a length briefing on the Paris talks by Cyrus r. Vance the Deputy in Paris who returned i Home monday night for a president said his negotiator in Paris w f Averell Hartman and Vance had obviously made it Clear tha Tive have taken a very a j or itch both personally and office Illy in connection with the i combing of North Vietnam. Scaled Down he said bombing had been scaled Down to exclude Are Svith 90 per cent of North in team s population and 80 present of its territory. We made it Clear if they responded and showed some similar restraint we Are pre cont. On Page 8$, col. S at launching the nuclear powered attack submarine scorpion reported overdue by the Pentagon is shown during launching ceremonies at Groton conn., in december 1959. The scorpion which should have reported in port monday was last heard from May 21. A Crew of 99 aboard scorpion Washington a the Navy reported the nuclear submarine scorpion overdue in the Atlantic Mon Day night with 99 men aboard. The weather was de scribed As very very the submarine was returning from what was described As extended training operations inthe Mediterranean. A Large scale search was started. The Navy reported tuesday that an Oil Slick had been spotted along the return course of the scorpion two Days after the missing sub s last communication. A Navy Captain in charge of the massive Atlantic search Effort from the Pentagon cautioned we attach at this time no importance whatsoever to the sighting. Capt. John f. Davis told news men Oil Slicks Are a routine sight ing at sea. But Davis acknowledged that with the passage of time we Are More apprehensive of what the possibilities the $40 million vessel should have surfaced and reported i monday about 4 p.m., 55 Miles off Norfolk va., the Pentagon message was received. The last Contact with the sub cont. On Page 8. L col. 11 unofficial Newi paper of . Force. In burp North Africa and the Middle East n 27� no. 42 if 21855 a wednesday May 29, 1968 is daily 10 sunday q Enate votes 67-4,or housing measure Washington the approved tuesday a 5-fed. Petto and families Pomes. Lower income and rent better ?hlscnbya67 4vote and sen three year president Johnson s providing to Uwi although a Small la the administration requested a five year program the measure gave the president virtually everything he asked for in the Shorter period. Besides its now programs the measure would extend and expand Urban renewal mass Tran sit and Model cities programs. Relatively minor features of the Bill would provide Federal mortgage guarantees to help Middle income americans buy summer Homes crack Down snout of state land rackets and subsidize College housing construction. Temporary however real Lee Cream due for june comeback by Herb Scot assistant assignments editor Heidelberg is genuine ice Cream made with butterfat will go on Sale temporarily once More about june 24 in Usa eur and Safe commis Saries As Well As in the euro Pean Exchange system s food lands. Ice Cream manufactured from butterfat substitutes now being weather partly Cloudy with morning Haze and isolated afternoon and evening showers. Continued mild thursday. Frankfurt Heidelberg High 80, Low 55. Temperature recorded tuesday get t 4 4am pm 61 76 Adana p 66 73 Athens p 63 78 Aviano cd 55 68 Berlin cd 64 77 Frankfurt 60 70 London p 4 4 am pro 5q 63 Madrid p 64 81 Munich p 68 Paru p 43 63 Prei Tolck p 63 66 Rome p 63 73 wheelus p Al Cloudy a partly Cloudy or in 2nd weather Wing sold in commissaries will be phased out when current stocks Are exhausted a usar eur spokesman said tuesday. Commissary prices for real ice Cream he said will be 23 cents a quart and 88 cents a gallon an increase of 10 cents per quart Over prices for the substitute Woodland prices for real Pesice Cream made from a differ ent recipe than the army for Mula in the same Plant will be 28 cents for quarts and 55 cent for half Gallons. Subsistence and yes official Point out however that butter fat ice Cream will be available to military messes and for con Sumer resale for Only four or five months depending upon troop and household demands. The rising Cost of butterfat Lethe defense department about two years ago to ban its Pur Chase throughout the armed forces for making ice Cream. The temporary lifting of the restriction came last april when defense procurement officials gave yes and the overseas com mands permission to use a wind fall Stock of butterfat available in Europe. In Nuernberg an yes official said that because of the limited Supply of this butterfat snack bars will continue to sell ice Cream made with Coconut Oil the most palatable of the substitutes. This not Only will extend the availability of butterfat ice Cream to military families he explained but also will avoid j raising current snack bar Price for sodas and sundaes Only a Short time later to readjust prices when butterfat stocks run

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