Pacific Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Aug 5 1967, Page 1

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Pacific Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - August 5, 1967, Tokyo, Japan 10 tax More Washington up president Johnson thursday authorized troop strength in Vietnam to be in creased by at least 000 men to bring the total to about by next the defense department said the extra men would be provided by the army from forces now based in the United it said there would be no need to Call up any the president said he made the decision after considering recommendations from defense Secretary Robert the joint chiefs of staff and continued on Back 1 p a i an authorized publication of the armed forces in the far East five Star edition 22b m it 21 e uq4j 216 1967 asked for Viet Washington up president Johnson asked Congress thursday to impose a temporary 10 per cent surtax on corporations and i divid this is a 4 per cent increase Over his previous the surcharge on individual income taxes would take effect next the surtax on corporations would be retroactive to july in a special message to the House and John son warned that unless these and other new tax proposals Are the Federal deficit for fiscal 1968 will Rise from his earlier estimate of billion to a probable the president had earlier proposed a 6 per cent sur charge on corporate and private income tax today announcement confirmed persistent reports that because of increasing Vietnam War costs and a rising budget the figure might go As High As 10 per Johnson had said that the surcharge figure might be but declined until today to say in which 6 grades promoted Washington Bureau air Force and Marine corps will promote nearly one million men in the top six enlisted grades during the next 11 Accord ing to assistant defense Secretary Thomas this is the greatest number authorized in the 20year history of the defense depart and results from the need for a Lon term career f development and increased Mili i Zirri Tait strength due to the Viet Psi i i Nam Morris made the announce hoax delays Bird new York Tele phoned bomb threat grounded ment wednesday to members of aia j t q a i it the plane that was to have taken Lyndon Johnson Back to Washington thursday after a Day of shopping in new the presidents wife finally left new York at nearly an hour after her scheduled Johnson was one of 110 passengers on the regular 5 Eastern airlines shuttle flight from la Guardia to officials said they found no bomb on the a special committee of the House armed services committee that is studying the enlisted promo Tion in fiscal year promotions were made and in fiscal looking to the Morris said the defense department objective is to plan promotion programs both annually and five years in Advance based on projections As to requirements continued on Back 1 fears hurdle in Senate Washington Good marshalls nomination to become the first negro supreme court Justice cleared the Senate judiciary committee thursday although All five Southern members voted against chairman James announced the commit tee approved president John sons nomination by an 115 Eastland said the nomination would be sent to the Senate floor two weeks from he said the delay was to allow opponents of the nomination to file minority if the full Senate which is virtually certain Marshall would succeed retired Justice Tom currently solicitor was nominal continued on Back 2 in his tax message John son revealed that he had decided to authorize an in crease of at least in the number of men to be sent to Vietnam this fiscal he cited this As Well As other increased War costs As Contri buting to the need for a bigger Congress is Cool to tax Page 3 in temporary called for addition to the Johnson postponement of scheduled cuts in excise taxes on automobiles and Telephone ser set for next april the 7 per cent excise tax on autos would not fall to 2 per cent until continued on Back 3 charge of hate school president Johnson pauses thursday for some by play with a new White House while taking a stroll on the grounds of the executive at rear is John who commanded Federal troops in the Detroit Washington up a police Captain claimed thursday that the government subsidized a hate Whitey school in riot rocked he stuck by his charge despite conflicting denials from poverty program John Sorace told members of the Senate Judici Ary committee that the office of economic Opportunity made a Grant to Fred chairman of the student nonviolent coordinating com who funnel cd some of it into a so called liberation Sorace said the school taught continued on Back 4 bulletin Hong Kong up Heli copters from the British attack Carrier Hermes Friday landed army troops and police atop a huge building housing one of the largest communist chinese department stores in Hong Kong As More than policemen and troops of the British army Garrison staged the largest raid a radio photo yet against the

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