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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - October 28, 1967, Darmstadt, HesseThe stars and stripes saturday october 28, 1967 Congress still has several big wheelers by Dick West Washington up of All the legends and Folk tales that have been handed Down through the years none illustrates Universal truth so Well As the Story of the emperor s to refresh your memory thesis a Story about an emperor who liked to appear before his subjects naked. Only he was a few centuries ahead of his those Days Public nudity was not As socially accept Bleas it is now. So the emperor consulted one of his Wise me about the problem. I be got a great idea you majesty sir the Wise Man said. Well use a cover Story. When you go out in the altogether Well Tell your subjects that you Are showing off your new Pinstripe the Monarch did As the Wiseman advised and sure enough his subjects followed him into the credibility Gap. All except one blabber Mouth Little in Case you Don t recognize it the Universal truth at work Here is that people have a deep psychological need to feel that their leaders Are smarter than they Are. It give them a sense of Security. So they subconsciously sup press their inner doubts and cling to the illusion that somebody in charge will be Able to Cope with the la never forget the Shock i got when i first moved to Washington and met some of the congressmen who we remaking vital decisions on matters of life death and taxes.1 found to my horror alarm and dismay that most of them did t seem to have much More sense than i did. I be Bee suffering from a severe anxiety Complex Ever i never mentioned this discovery to anyone for fear i might create a National panic. Then recently like that kid in the emperor s new clothes a freshman lawgiver rep. Sam Steiger r-ariz., blurted out the naked a television interview he said i think there remembers of Congress that you would not hire to wheel although Steiger was reportedly rebuked by his Peers it was too late to undo the damage. An illusion once shattered can Seldom be piece together again. But perhaps you will sleep Little better at night knowing there also Are some Congress men whom you would hire to wheel a wheelbarrow. And the sooner the better. Silver tongued Fleecer flees Philadelphia a a least 430 p or s o n s who an swered a Magazine advertise ment promising 30 cent premiums on $1 Silver certificates won t realize their in vestment or get their dollars Back. Postal authorities said wednesday a Man who placed an and in a National Numis Matics Magazine with a Phila Delphia hotel As a return address skipped out with More than 1150,000 in Silver certificates mailed him through the Given a Post office inspector said a Man using fictitious name together with a Stamford conn., address checked into the hotel sept. 5 and placed the and offering Topay the Premium on All Silver certificates sent him by registered mail. The and requested All mail be postmarked prior to oct. 7. Given said he went to the hotel on oct. 9 and found the room Man received 430 pieces of registered mail Given warrant for his arrest was issued by . Commissioner Tully g. Leomporra. Hey Gabriele station Wagon too stationary new York a Gabriel Birnbaum where Are you More important who Are you the police would like to know Why you left your station Wagon parked on East 25th Street for month. And residents of East 25th Detroit mayor files suit for divorce Detroit a Detroit mayor Jerome p. Cavanagh filed thursday for a limited divorce from his wife Mary Helen Cavanagh Mother of his eight children. The suit was filed a Day aftera separate maintenance agreement was worked out under which mrs. Cavanagh was to receive a Basic allowance of $650 a month for her support and that of the children. Law yers for the mayor said that the Over All terms of the consent court order would Cost Cavan agh about $17,000 a year for an indefinite period. The mayor said his salary of$35,000 a year is augmented by about $1,000 More he makes for speeches and for service on Var ious committees in the s suit filed in Wayne county circuit court would pro vide if granted that neither Cavanagh nor his wife of 15years could remarry under state Law. They Are both roman catholics. Lawyers said the limited divorce or a divorce from bed and Board is similar to a suit recognize him it s Kirk Douglas sporting new Mustache for his latest film. Douglas and his wife left were paying a backstage visit with British songstress Shirley Bassey Fol lowing miss Bassey s opening at the Empire room in new York City. Up photo for separate maintenance by woman. Cavanagh who is in his Sec Ond term As mayor charged in his suit that his wife had prac tired extreme cruelty toward roman Catholic Arch diocesan office disclosed several months ago that it had Given the mayor permission to file for divorce if such action becomes necessary in the Resolution of the present marital problem of the mrs. Cavanagh later said through her attorneys that the archdiocesan office previously had turned Down her request for permission to file for separate maintenance. Under the custody agreement initiated wednesday mrs. Cavanagh was Given custody of seven of the children during the week with the father having weekend custody rights. The eighth child i school. In preparatory Street want to know from police Why the car collected 31 sum Mons from meter aids an was never towed away while other cars Are towed away 10minutes after they Are illegally Birnbaum s station Wagon came to Public attention after annoyed residents took the 31 summonses tucked in every cranny by a succession of met mermaids. And taped them across the front of the car. Police Headquarters explained that stowaway squads Don t usually infringe on parking meter territory. The traffic depart ment said it was Odd were supposed to report to police after writing three or four summonses on the same police at the East 21st Street station said that did know about the car and would look into it immediately. they did the that Gabriele Birnbaum her address As Narrowsburg i upstate new York but so far no one can be located there whoever heard of her. And in Pennsylvania where the car is registered authorities said it was registered to a Post office Box number and that s All they car is in the Pound retrievable Only on payment of the$25 Tow fee and $155 in parking tickets. How s car rental Biz just Fine just Fine Chicago up no. 1 and no. 2 Are in a Jam with the fuzz. So is no. 4.Chicago s corporation counsel Raymond f. Simon has warned Hertz rent a car Avis rent a car and the Chrysler leasing co. They d better Ante up for More than 13,000 unpaid parking tickets accumulated by custom ers of the Jarge three car rental firms. Similar orders went out to Chicago s yellow and checker p o g o my lift Trvin to the How i look with my Bifid cab City has filed lawsuits against the five firms seeking More than $230,000 in fines and penalties. Simon said he has warned the three rental firms and two cab firms that they had better Devis foolproof systems for extracting parking fines from Drivers be cause if the City loses its Law suit it will change the Cit ordinances to insure that the firms pay the fines. Hertz largest of the nation s car rental firms has 5,879 unpaid parking tickets Simon said. Avis second largest of the car rental firms has 4,895 tickets. Chrysler leasing has 2,493 tick ets. Simon said checker cab Drivers have accumulated 1,348 unpaid tickets and yellow cabdriver had 950 tickets. The City s lawsuits seek $88,185from Hertz $73,425 from Avis and $37,395 from Chrysler Leas ing. Checker was asked to pay $20,220 and yellow cab must cough up $14,250

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