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Pacific Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - August 10, 1967, Tokyo, JapanNo dirty laundry to u.n., tiny Isle decides Douglas Isle of Man up the Manx rebellion against Britain s alleged meddling in the Island s internal affair ended tuesday night. Even the Independent Man was apparently unwilling to make a Rhodesia style unilateral declaration of Independence because of a new British Law which bans pirate radio stations from Manas Well As British shores. A motion to set the Island s problem before the United nations was diverted by amendments that kept the squabble within the British family. It s the end of a Midsummer mad Ness commented one legislator. We have been made the laughingstock of the world grumbled another. After a Day Long emergency session inthe 1,000-year-old parliament the lower chamber voted 18 to 6 in favor of a motion condemning British interference in the Island s Domestic affairs. They also voted to put the matter before the Commonwealth secretariat. Efforts failed to get a joint session of the upper and lower House to agree on the motion condemning Britain so the lower House immediately went into Pri vate session and voted to condemn Britain with or without the support of the upper House. Both houses were to hold another join session wednesday and the upper House will be told about the decision. At one stage the proceedings erupted into laughter when labor member e. Callister pictured Manx politicians dressed in Viking Battle gear backed by the Island s 50-Man defense Force sailing up the thames to Lay siege to the British report congolese trap mercenaries x vow of Ryt j Kinshasa Congo up White mercenary soldiers battled desperately tuesday to break out of a congolese army trap reports from the easter Congo said. Government sources in Kin Shasa said the mercenaries and the Katanga gendarmes sup porting them were pinned Down near Bukavu almost 1,000 Miles to the East. The army reported it had broken up the mercenary Force with medium a a n g e artillery flown in by american c130 transport planes last estimated 120-150 mercenaries led by belgian Schramme and about 500 Katan Gese troops have been . Police fire on rioters Hong Kong up Rio police opened fire tuesday night on a rampaging mob of several hundreds which hurled stones and bricks at a Tram and Tram Driver and conductor were persons were seen falling to the ground after the Shotgun lasts but others in the mob grabbed them by the arms an legs and dragged them away police persons were arrested As police had to Call in reinforce ments to Deal with the mob in the crowded twisting streets of the Western District of Hong Kong tuesday morning a bomb aboard a Tram in the same area blasted apart the steel doors and sent windowpanes flying. The Glass slashed into a passenger and a conductor who had to be hospitalized. The communists Here have been attempting to make a Suc Cess of their. General waterfront strike which began july 17. But so far Only minor disruptions to the Busy ports operation have been reported by the govern ment. Pushing toward the neighbouring Rwanda Republic since their unsuccessful attempt to overthrow the government of president Joseph Mobutu. They fought at least thre Battles with congolese troops during their Long flight East Ward. The government said 18 mercenaries and 28 congolese troops were killed. Sixteen con Golese were reported missing and 89 wounded. The mercenaries presumably expected to find Sanctuary in Rwanda which is visible fro the mountains surrounding Bukavu. In Paris Rwanda presiden Gregoire Kay Banda said his country would close its Borders to the refugees. But he said he did not see what Rwanda a army of six soldiers could do to prevent the Battle hardened mercenaries from entering actually Rwanda has a 2,500-Man army police Force. Victim s son held in killing Riverhead . A retired Long Island Duck rancher and a woman Friend were found shot to death tues Day and police charged the rancher s son with murder. The shooting victims were Hollis Warner of Riverhead about 72, and Rosemary Duff,31, of Calverton. Their bodies were found in a farm Type build ing on the former Hollis Warner Duck ranch in Riverhead. Theland is now owned by Suffolk county. First degree murder charge were placed against John War Ner 41, an employee of the town of Riverhead. Police refused to comment on any motive for the slayings. A shocking death a shocked Driver Verland Bachman sits near a Culvert wrapped in a Blanket after a motor cyclist hit his truck and was killed. The Accident happened on route 88 North of Peoria Iii. The dead cyclist was Robert Williamson of Pekin 111. A 5,000 smallpox deaths Dacca East Pakistan up about 5,000 persons died of smallpox during the recent epidemic in the Patna District outside Dacca a government spokesman said. Power line takes 4 lives Gallipolis Ohio a three children and a Man were electrocuted monday when the citizens band radio Antenna they were installing at a Rural Home touched a 7,200-Volt line. Killed were Calvin cousins,30, an employee at the big Kyger Creek Power station on the Ohio River his children Vicky Lynn 8, and Calvin jr., 6 and his Niece Sharon Gail Dotson 10, daughter of or. And mrs. Junior Dotson All of it. 2, Bidwell. The Accident occurred a cousins Home. Mrs. Cousins in Side the House with two other daughters looked out the win Dow and saw the bodies in the Yard. Cosa Nostra dropout to sing to grand jury jetliner s fantastic Landing new York a an Amer ican airlines Jet carrying 35 per sons its front Landing gear stuck in a closed position set Down on its wheel wings and nose at Newyork s Kennedy International Airport today. No one was injured and one passenger said the Landing was Craft was piloted by a 15-year Veteran american air lines said. He was identified As James Darling 43, of Groton mass. It was rough but smooth forthe situation said Sam Emme 48, of Syracuse ., where the flight originated. Fantastic the twin engine British-madebac111 had been due to land at Newark n.j., at 7 53 ., but was diverted to Kennedy be cause of that Airport s longer runways. Another passenger Rober Black 57, of Syracuse said that Midway in the trip the plan had experienced a severe Jolt that sent breakfast plates an Coffee cups flying about. The Jet swept Back and Forthover Kennedy for about half an hour clearly visible to spectators and emergency Crews quickly Strung out along the runway. The City sent in fire engines from the Queens Borough area. Then after passengers had been instructed to Brace them selves the Airliner glided Dow onto the runway touched Down on its Wing wheels and rolled along until it tipped onto its nose and stopped. The time was9 01 Firemen said they had not Felt it necessary to spread foam on the runway and there was Nofire. Passengers were removed quickly from the crippled air Craft and it was towed away. The 31 passengers were High in Praise for the four Man Crew. I be been on planes where the Landing was rougher than this one said one hurried to a waiting Emer gency vehicle without identifying himself. Boston up machine gun and Shotgun carrying police tuesday sealed off the sixth floor of the Suffolk country courthouse where a Cosa Nostra songbird informer and 100 other persons Are scheduled to testify before a grand jury investigating organized on a lip that their prime witness was the targe for underworld assassins authorities took Joseph Barboza Queen lifts Honor of jailed briton London a Queen Eliza Beth tuesday night stripped an official decoration from a Brit ish businessman involved in the crash of a firm with which hol Lywood Star George Sanders was associated. The London Gazette daily Register of Royal and govern mental announcements said the Queen had directed the annul ment of Thomas Roe s appoint ment to the order of the British Empire. Roe 50, in february was jailed in Switzerland for six years for fraud and passing forged Dollar Bills. He is a former chairman of the cad co piggery co., which crashed in 1964 owing More than$2.8 million. A government in Quiry into the crash severely criticized Roe Sanders and an other associate Denis Lorraine. Baron 34, of Swampscott,mass., to the courthouse under cover of darkness monday was held there reportedly ready to give testimony on underworld figures. Baron described by the bos ton District attorney As one of the real killers of Massachusetts is in jail awaiting trial. He has testified in past grand jury investigations. His Testi Mony is believed instrumental in gaining a murder indictment against Raymond . Patriarca of Providence r.i., alleged Kingpin of the new England Cosa Nostra. Smuggler drops $1 Mil. In gems Nuevo Laredo Mexico a a smuggler pursued by police through this Border Cit has managed to escape but left behind gems valued by the police at $1 million. Customs director Antoni Mortera said he had been tipped that a Man about 40 years old driving a dark Green car would try to smuggle jewels into mexi co. When the police approached Theca monday the Driver sped off but a bus blocked him. Throw ing the package of jewels out of the car window he fled on foot. Pacific stars & stripes 5 thursday August 10, 1967

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