Pacific Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Aug 8 1967, Page 1

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Pacific Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - August 8, 1967, Tokyo, Japan Fire sets off 700 tens of ammo a huge fireball rises above the Marine am munition dump near Phu As ammunition explodes after being touched off by a grass Only one Man was about 700 tons of ammunition were new stores of ammo were being flown in Page a radio photo p a c i f i c an authorized publication of the armed forces in the far East five Star edition 5 Btl cd 219 1967 Colombia Airliner hijacked to Cuba Bogota up pro Castro colombian guerrillas sunday hijacked a colombian dc4 air liner with 78 persons aboard Over the Caribbean sea and forced the Pilot to Fly to officials colombian civil aeronautics Ike doctors say Washington a for Mer president Dwight Eisen in the army Walter Reed general Hospital with a minor gastrointestinal upset continues to improve and prob ably will not be hospitalized a Hospital spokesman said the spokesman said the 76 year old five Star general had a real Good and very restful night after watching television late saturday he shaved himself and took some food sunday Eisenhower was flown Here saturday by helicopter from his Home at an aide said he became ill Friday Board officials said the plane was on a Domestic flight be tween Barranquilla and the colombian Caribbean Island of san Andres when it was hijacked and diverted to the identified As Rafael managed to Send a radio message which was intercepted by an Vianca Airliner in the i am being to the kidnapped Pilot was reported to have shouted into his radio before it went the plane carried 71 Passen continued on Back 4 pc Rule must army by John Utt staff correspondent Saigon in what appeared to be a major military policy state Harold army chief of sunday explained what he termed a fou part task facing the Allied forces in South Senf of kill captive exiles say winding up his eighth Vietnam visit in two Johnson addressed free world troops Over armed forces radio and television in i think we have never explained adequately some of the things that were trying to he at this after looking carefully at what has been accomplished and what is on the Way toward i break our task Down into four Johnson indicated he saw no difference Between Viet Cong guerrillas and North vietnamese regular troops in explaining the first elimination of the As Long As Hes shooting at he obviously is no he the general also aimed his continued on Back 3 Havana captured anti Castro commandos told a news conference sunday they carried bullets tipped with potassium cyanide in a plot to kill prime minister Fidel Cas the two were among six captured cuban exiles the cuban government put on display at an extraordinary news con Ference lasting More than three details of the plot against Castro were not but two of the captives said killing of Castro was part of their mis bullets coated with the Blu ribbon prank 2 Cooks with uncanny skill reporters say they transferred the cheapest supermarket canned goods they could find into Glass jars and won six prizes out of nine entries at the Contra Costa county fair they racked up a first place Blue ribbon for second place for stewed Chili sauce and Chow and third place for Boyse berries and car the who used a phony said there want enough of their prizewinning Chow Chow to make a Complete entry so they added hamburger relish to fill the the male hoaxers Gayle Montgomery and Jim Johnson of the Oakland they chose entries without re Gard for appearance and didst taste deadly Poison were among the captured cuban authorities the carefully elicited admissions were made before delegates to the Havana con Ference of revolutionaries from 27 latin american countries and visiting United states the event added sensation to the meeting of the latin Amer ican organization of Solidarity it also apparently was aimed at offsetting venezuelan charges that cubans landed guerrillas near in under questioning by three cuban army two of the exiles said they were agents of the in four men captured july 18 were displayed with arms and explosives the cubans said they carried for continued on Back 2 Short but perfect Minneapolis a min Nesotas Dean Chance pitched five innings of perfect baseball sunday and got credit for a 20 no hit Victory Over Boston As the red so twins game was Cut Short by rain after five in

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