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Pacific Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - August 17, 1967, Tokyo, JapanGive up or else Mobutu Kinshasa up congolese president Joseph Mobutu tues Day gave White mercenaries occupying part of his country 10 Days to surrender or face spectacular punishment the official Congo radio ultimatum was unlikely to be heeded by the 160 mercenaries holding the town of Bukavu. A threat of disarmament was one of the reasons they rebelled against Mobutu last reportedly feared they would be murdered by the con Golese army if they gave up their mercenaries last thurs Day gave Mobutu until aug. 20to step Down and hand Power Over to exp r e m i e r Mois Tshombe now a prisoner in Mobutu ultimatum came just 24 hours after the belgian embassy Here was sacked by a mob of City was Calm but tense tuesday As the Congo celebrate Date feast of the Virgin with a National s riot sparked a Rush of europeans from the first Jet to arrive in Brus Sels was packed with 173 women and children. A Jet for the Congo contained two Whites and 16congolese. Senate curbs arms credit Washington up the Senate upheld its foreign relations committee tuesday an voted to curb the Johnson administration s authority to finance arms sales. Inserted into the $2.7-Billionforeign Aid authorization Bill was a provision that would abolish the defense department s revolving fund under which the Pentagon has guaranteed Export import Bank Loans forearms purchases by under developed nations. The limitation was sponsored by sen. Frank Church a Idaho. Mundt urges embargo Washington up Mundt . Has called for a total embargo on Trad with communist countries sup porting North Vietnam. Survivor tells of ordeal 4 died new York up a 20 year old Sailor still dazed from a sea tragedy that took four lives told tuesday How two of his companions jumped in delirium to their deaths from a make shift raft after their yacht a bed in a Staten Island Hospital Chris Brooks told of Athree Day Atlantic ordeal that took the lives of a physician a22-year-old school teacher and her Small daughter and the yacht s Captain. Brooks was rescued monday by a unite fruit co. Freighter about 50 Miles Northeast of Cape Hatter As North Carolina. Brooks suffered severe Sun Burn and exposure and cuts on his hands. The ill fated 64-foot motor yacht lankan left Trenton new Jersey wednesday night for fort Lauderdale Fla. According to Brooks the Lan ran encountered a heavy storm in sea tragedy Friday evening and began to break up. All but the owner or. James Dodge remained on the roof which served As a life raft. The doctor went into these with a life jacket. Brooks said we kept hear ing his voice for about an hour. Then it just faded the next afternoon the Cap Tain James Gravatt 28, became distraught and jumped Over Board. By sunday mrs. Beverly Minotti 22, showed signs of depression and handed her two year old daughter to Brooks. She said i m going for a swim Brooks said and Dove in the water. A big wave swept her Brooks passed out and whence came to he found the Little girl Kimberly in the said he got her out but she was dead. She slipped Bac Kinto the sea he said. A i f \ a v n x 0. S \ a. 1 ,. I x " in asks $7 million for a washout Lynne Seemayer 32, shows reproduction of the 60-foot tall Pink lady of Malibu that she painted on a Cliff above a Tunnel in Malibu Canyon last november. She is suing los Angeles county for $1 million because officials had the painting sandblasted off claiming it distracted motorists. Miss Sec Mayer says she suffered emotional distress watching the painting being washed away. Up radio photo to radio Ion safety Bill backed by Federal officials Washington up Feder al health and Commerce officials monday endorsed radiation safety legislation covering elec tronic products such As television sets. They said More knowledge is needed about the extent of the Bill would instruct the Secretary of health education and welfare acting through Public health officials to develop and enforce radiation safety standards for electronic goods. Explosives Laden ship still a peril off Alaska Kodiak Alaska up the Silas Bent a Navy oceanographic ship equipped with sensitive gear for probing the Ocean Bot Tom has joined two other ship searching for a missing Liberty ship loaded with tons of explosives. Coast guard officials mean while restricted surface travel to within a 10-mile radius where the Robert l. Stevenson disappeared from tracking radar Scopes thursday. The Stevenson was carrying2,000 tons of old explosives with a pressure Detonator fixed to trigger an explosion at 4,000 feet. The ship had been left to sink32 Miles Southwest of Amchitka Island but apparently rolled Overon its Side and was driven by winds into a heavy fog. At a hearing before the health subcommittee of the House Commerce committee the legislation received the general endorsement of surgeon general William ii. Stewart and or. Allen v. Astin actin assistant Secretary of com legislation was sparked by the discovery of excessive radiation coming from special tubes in some 90,000 Large Colo television sets produced by general electric company be tween june 19 56, and february 19 57. Most have since Bee corrected. \ Stewart said some 4.7 million color sets were manufactured in 19 56 and 2.7 million the Yea before. How Many of these Are emitting hazardous radiations no one of course knows he said. How Many other electro Nic products Are emitting hazardous radiation no on knows 2 More bears shot in Hunt for killers West Glacier Mont. A Glacier National Park rangers have killed four grizzly bears since sunday and say that two were stained with blood an their claws showed traces of something which May be human flesh. Rangers believe the bears were the animals that killed two 19-year old girls sunday an severely mauled a youth. The bears were shot monday night but the information with held until tuesday. Two other bears were shot sunday. Killed by grizzlies in separate accidents were Julie Helgeson and Michele Koons. Injured an still hospitalized was Roy Ducat. All were summer employees inthe Park. Examination of the bears said Dan Nelson of the Park staff indicated the two slain monday were the killers. He said each was shot in Anarea where a fatal encounter occurred. The carcasses will be sent Toa Laboratory for detailed examination Nelson announced. He said blood was found on the bears and matter which May be human flesh was embedded in the bears claws. We just Don t know what caused two bears at two Dif Ferent locations to act the Way they did Nelson said. It is just three persons were mauled by grizzly bears within four Days recently in Alaska. One Bear attacked two an chorale area boys near Coop or s Landing. Another injured Ranger in it. Mckinley nation al Park. Michelle Koons Julie Helgeson Viet buildup a tragic mistake Romney says Lansing Mich. Up Romney said tuesday that United states involvement in Vietnam was a mistake and that the . Buildup has placed the Fate of All of Southeast Asia at stake. I think it s tragic we eve got involved in this conflict in South Vietnam and i think cambodian in peking Tokyo up Cambodia foreign minister Prince Noro Dom Phu issara has arrived in peking for a Goodwill visit to communist China peking radio said tuesday. Phu issara jus completed a visit to North Korea. It would have been better if we had never become involved the Michigan governor and go presidential Prospect told a news conference. Romney said that unless the United states and the South vietnamese can defeat the guerrillas in the South the War cannot be won by the allies. I know of Only one Basic Wayto bring this conflict to the negotiation table under limited military conflict and that is to demonstrate you can destroy the guerrilla Infra Structure Romney said. Pacific stars & stripes 3 thursday aug. 17, 1967

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