Pacific Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Aug 4 1967, Page 1

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Pacific Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - August 4, 1967, Tokyo, Japan Probes blame militants for riots Washington congressional investigators today linked racial rioting in Atlanta and Nashville with militant civil tights groups but concluded that communist groups primarily stirred up hatred rather than instigated the still secret prepared by the staff of the House committee on Una Meri can recommended the committee undertake a for Mal investigation of the role of subversive elements in the such a decision May be made later this the study said that the Stu Dent nonviolent coordinating whose leaders in clude Stokely Carmichael and new racial troubles hit six Page 4 rap initiated and helped to incite rioting in Atlanta last year and in this As for the report contended that an riot and the incidents which touched it off were deliberately planned in Advance by cer Tain leaders of a militant civil rights group who Are also members of the revolutionary action movement ram and Are using act As a ram the study held that Many of the first wave of riots in 1985 and 1966 were including the Watts riot in los Angeles in 1965 and a riot in Chicago puerto rican Section in but it said that evidence contained in the report makes it Clear that a communist organi the progressive labor played an important role continued on Back 5 social Security Bill gains Washington a the House ways and Means com Mittee approved wednesday legislation carrying a 12 per cent increase in social Security the additional benefits would amount to billion during the next the a slimmed Down version of president John sons proposal to provide larger pensions and other would increase social Security taxes paid by wage earners a maximum of next those earning no More than would pay no additional the tax would for the first to incomes up to or above the pre sent Johnson had proposed a raise of not less than 15 per cent for any but the commit expecting an income tax in crease later this walked at the increased payroll tax that continued on Back 1 All no pay Alaska vision has come to an Eskimo settlement that is the Northern most Community in the United the new television was such a hit on the 12houraday station that one cafe owner had to turn his set off so his paying customers could get Star an authorized publication of the armed forces in the far East Pacific ipes 215 five Star edition b fit 1967 discounts reports of peace moves Washington Johnson administration sought wednesday to discourage speculation about a possible new pause in the bombing of North Vietnam in the next two informed officials would not flatly Rule out such a peace move by president knowledgeable officials did that at the moment some intensification of and Allied Mili tary action is More Likely than a spectacular gesture on the diplomatic Johnson is due to get a report in a few Days on Allied views of future development of the his special two Man Clark Clifford and Maxwell is now consulting with South korean Seoul is their last Stop before returning to Johnsons purpose in sending Clifford and Taylor to talk with the allies fighting in Vietnam has never been spelled out in but in general has been linked to an evident need for increased combat troop strength continued on Back 2 pc if Navy ignite fuel dump hell do anything to land a chopper Romolo Oliva seems to be standing in the he he is giving Landing directions by radio and smoke to cargo helicopters at a 25th Forward fire support 25 Miles Northwest of Usa Saigon Viet Cong attacked a Large Navy installation and a fuel storage area 12 Miles Southeast of Sai gon Early wounding 21 americans and causing considerable a spokesman said a mortar barrage set fire to at least two gasoline storage the command said the Navy which directs River boats in operations against the Viet was under attack for about 25 minutes and that there was considerable damage to the they said the Petroleum tank farm nearby still was under fire longer from mortar and Small the fuel storage area is at Nha be on the Long Tao the main waterway to the port of two Days ago an american merchant vessel came under Shore fire from communist guns in the same but escaped with Only Light spokesmen said helicopter gunships teams with powerful search lights were rushed to the area to look for the Viet Cong fire fighting equipment was being rushed to the blazing Vietnam Bureau fighting continued Light in the Only major action reported helicopters and fighter planes killed 40 North vietnamese near a Headquarters said the communists were hit after a recon patrol of the 1st marines saw a North vietnamese unit walking from a hedgerow into a Field 27 Miles West of a helicopter gunships raked the enemy followed by fighter Headquarters said the planes scored direct hits with eight 250pound bombs and a no americans were re ported Esfi ibid a Down Hatch san up police prepared a breath measuring device for a Man suspected of Drunken the 26yearold Motorist grab bed the which gives the percentage of alcohol in the chewed it up and Swal Lowed Hie was jailed

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