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Pacific Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - August 15, 1967, Tokyo, Japan Berlin Wall did its Job it stopped exod Berlin up Western officials now admit that the communists won their Gamble when they built the Berlin when the Wall went up six years ago on August it was greeted by most in the West As an admission of the bankruptcy of the East German government it was called the Wall of communism worst it is still As shameful As it is still an admission that the communists could not compete with free West but six years Western officials Grant that the communist German democratic re Public was strengthened by the and probably is Here to even the West German government now accepts the exist ence of East it still refuses to recognize it officially but Chancellor Kurt Georg Kie Singer has gone As far As pro posing to Send a Deputy to Dis cuss Mutual problems with an equivalent representative of East such a proposal would have been inconceivable six years ago when refugees were fleeing to the West at the rate of 100 an hour and threatening to the East German Economy to a the Wall did its Job As refugee figures in refugees totalled in the total was the Day before the Wall went but since the Only a total of have managed to get to the West and most of Thorn came at the before the communists improved their anti refugee technique when the communists built peking releases battered Russ ship Moscow communist chinese freed four soviet seamen and released their ship sunday barely 12 hours after the Kremlin told peking to let them go or face an end to sin soviet the the had been seized Friday As it was preparing to leave the chinese port of its Viktor and three sailors were captured red guards who swarmed Over the smashing equip ment and smearing bulkheads Bills found in Italy Italy a a Cache of five million pounds million in counterfeit Brit printed by the nazis in world War was found hid Den in a Church Organ in this North italian it was announced Merano Bankers identified the fake Money As part of the Mil Lions printed by nazi Germany for operation a plan to undermine Britain financial system by flooding the world Money markets with counterfeit neatly bound bundles of Ster Ling notes were found inside a huge Organ in the Church of san the Money was apparently placed there when the German army retreated from Northern Italy in labors Castle in Merano had served As Headquarters for the local is authorities said they would Start a systematic search of the buses 40 die Tehran a forty per sons were killed and 33 seriously injured in a Headon collision Between two buses sunday 380 Miles Southeast of offi Cial reports with ant soviet Premier Alexei Kosygin interrupted a vacation saturday night to Send an angry protest to chinese Premier Chou Kosygin demanded that the Svirsk and its Crew be allowed to leave Dairen he would make doubtful the fulfilment to exist ing Trade agreements Between Moscow and the soviet news said sunday that and the lives sailors had been re leased and the Svirsk is being tugged from the the entire Crew is on the chinese were expected to deny that they had bowed meekly to Kosygin s but the Speed with which Chou acted upon receipt of Kosygin note left Little room for any other and at least handed the soviet Premier a notable diplomatic there were two apparent Rea sons for chivas Swift action Dairen affair May have been carried off by red acting without the approval or control of peking chinese May not be ready yet to end All Trade with the soviets had claimed that Korzhov and a soviet had been beaten and humiliated by the red a Welcome was expected when the Svirsk reaches the Wall they faced two dangers the United states would Knock it Down and that cooped up East germans would explode in another they did not instead they made the Best of a bad gave up their dream of the Golden and went to work to improve their lot at the result has been economic far Short of West Germany Prosperity but High for Eastern the Wall was not knocked for Good Offen Sive american action 110 Miles inside communist territory that Early sunday morning could have meant the beginning of world War the russians had alerted their occupation army in East Germany the East germans built the but the announcement that it was being built was put out by the soviet bloc in a com Munique of the Warsaw pact the communist equivalent of the North Atlantic treaty this was taken As a warning that offensive action against the Wall would be considered action against the entire soviet West Berlin mayor Heinrich Albertz with glasses Marks the sixth anniversary of the Berlin Wall by placing wreaths Oil monuments to the refugees killed trying to escape to the up radio photo berliners Lay Flowers where refugees died Berlin a berliners spent a Rainy sixth year anniversary of the building of the Berlin in West the Day was observed with the laying of wreaths along the City Border where fleeing refugees were shot dead by East German jumped to their deaths from Border buildings or drowned in Border West Berlin police count 63 con firmed deaths since radio announcers award Ella Fitzgerald honoured Atlanta a singers Harry Belafonte and Ella Fitz Gerald were named Man and woman of the year saturday night by the National association of radio announcers be Lafontis award was accepted by his close Academy award winning actor Sidney 4 Pacific stars stripes 1967 the actor said Belafonte told him to if i am not worthy of this award i will see to it that i am by this time next the a predominantly negro voted to change its name to the National association of television and radio announcers and presented its first Golden television Mike award to Bill who has won two consecutive emmy As costar of the i spy Cosby was master of ceremonies for the aretha Franklin was named Best female rhythm and blues James Brown was named Best male Hythin and blues vocal supports Juk probe defendant new Orleans up newsman Hugh Aynesworth of Houston testified in the Dean Andrews perjury trial sunday that Jim Garrison told him Andrews knew nothing about the new Orleans assassination Aynes a reporter for Newsweek was a de sense witness As the Andrews trial moved into its third Andrews is standing trial on five counts of perjury growing out of his testimony to the new Orleans grand jury in connection with garrisons Kennedy assassination before the grand the hip talking a Jefferson Parish District attorney said he could not identify a mysterious Clay Bert Rand who asked him to represent Lee Harvey Oswald As Clay Shaw is awaiting trial on charges of conspiring to kill Andrews later said he could identify Bertrand As Eugene a French Quarter lounge both Davis and Shaw deny any connection with the Aynesworth said he was invited to garrisons Home last March after Shaw was arrested on the assassination conspiracy he said he discussed the Shaw Case with Garrison and then asked the District at Torney what Andrews knew about the Harry Andrew also quoted Garrison As he Doest know any Aynesworth added that Garri son said he was going to get Aynesworth testimony was Given while the fireman jury was outside the May r Heinrich Albertz dedicated a memorial atop a Hill near the Border that symbolizes the memorial comprises two Needles East and West with an encompass ing calling the communist Wall Albertz no matter How High the Wall no matter How deep the Border the will to be Long together is not to be Over a commentator in the official East German party newspaper Neues deutschland called the erection of the Wall a Battle without a shot being the enemy suffered a de he negro weds White in a a White woman and a negro Man were married Here saturday in what is believed to be Virgi Nias first interracial wedding since the supreme court struck Down the states anti miscegenation Law in Leona eve and romans Howard were wed in kingdom Hall Church of Jehovah a predominantly negro the supreme court decision june 12 declared the 1924 Virgi Nia Law forbidding interracial marriages and implicitly struck Down similar Laws in 15 other

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