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Pacific Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - August 17, 1967, Tokyo, JapanPair of ammo ships hits the Waves twin Navy ammunition ships Are christened in the general dynamics shipyard at Quincy mass. The Kilauea foreground was christened by mrs. Michael j. Kirwan wife of the . Congressman from Ohio and the Butte rear was christened by mrs. William Proxmire wife of the . Sen Ator from Wisconsin. A nigerian bombers strike rebels in Eastern Region Lagos Nigeria up Federal aircraft bombed Nigeria s secessionist Eastern re Gion capital of Enugu again monday night causing considerable damage an official announcement said Here tuesday. The military High command said the bombing created panic among people in Enugu capital of the self styled Republic of Biafra in Eastern said Onisha a big Market town and other areas in the Levy seeking Freedom pending court Appeal Richmond a. A army capt. Howard b. Levy court Martiale on charges of disobedience and disloyalty has asked a Federal court Here to re lease him from jail pending an Appeal of his conviction. Attorneys for the 30-year-Oldbrooklyn, n.y., doctor who opposes the War in Vietnam con tend that regulations on which charges against Levy were based were unconstitutionally Over Road and the70-Page Brief filed Over the weekend in the 4th . Circuit court of appeals came after Levy s petition for release by Hareas Corpus or bail was de Nied by a Federal District Courtin Columbia s.c., in july. Levy whose army hitch Wasto have ended last month was sentenced june 3 in a court martial proceeding at it. Jack son s.c., to three years in Pris on. While serving As chief of dermatology at that Post he re fused to train special forces medics the army charged an also advised soldiers to refuse to serve in Long As he Levy re Mains incarcerated the briefly Levy s counsel said he stands As a Symbol of secessionist state had also been bombed after warnings by the Federal government it would retaliate if biafran planes continued to bomb cities in Loyal nigerian states. A dusk to Dawn curfew was imposed on the Western state capital of Ibadan after report that some elements were try ing to exploit the nigerian Situa Tion to cause trouble in the area. The reports were believed to indicate mounting pressure in the West state to follow Biafra and the Midwest Region of Nigeria in seceding from the Northern Federal government of Gen. Yakubu Gowan. Meanwhile Federal Force were reported advancing toward the midwestern state capital of Benin seized by rebellious East Ern nigerian troops last week. Gurkha troops in in on China h Kong Border Hong Kong up Borde Security was tightened tuesday As British troops warned Resi dents along the 17-mile restricted Frontier area not to go out after dark. Gurkha troops also spent the Day preparing defensive positions overlooking the troubled order with red China where violence has flared in recent Days. But military spokesman insisted the precautions were routine and did not Stem from any Hin of further trouble. A Pool of reporters and photographers was allowed to enter Only one Border Point tuesday the Village of to Kwh Ling where red chinese troops open Dup with machine guns last week at British Border officer there said the area had been quiet since the skirmish last Friday and that the digging in tuesday was to maintain better surveillance of the press was not allowed to leave the police Post and Cross the open Fields sloping to the Shuichun River and the Lonfong Bridge. Several Farmers were allowed to Cross the Bridge into Hong Kong tuesday to till their Fields on this no one was seen in the Fields while the press was at Taku Ling the military said that 190 Farmers and other per sons were allowed to Cross at to Kwh Ling at nearby Kaktin and at the Village of Lokman Chau on the far West of the Frontier. In addition 273 persons came by presents Williamson w. A. A gifts from throughout the area flooded into the Hospital Roo today of 15-year-old Leonard Boyce still partly numb fro being buried 24 hours in a water Well last Friday and , cheerful and More Alert As sedatives began to Wear off opened numerous boxes of gifts mailed to him by of the gifts received were clothing including shirts pants and socks. Boyce one of 11 children ofor. And mrs. Ben Boyce who Are on a state Aid program was attempting to earn Money for school clothes when he climbed into the Well at nearby Lenore Friday became trapped by tons of Rock and dirt about 14 feet took 40 Rescue workers Frust rated by a series of subsequent Cave ins 24 hours to free the boy. Across the railway Bridge Atlow tuesday evening. Only these four Points were open on the Frontier. All other Points have been sealed off by the colonial government since Fri Day morning. Ease curb on travel in Mideast Washington is travel restrictions covering service men defense department civil ians and dependents to most countries in the Middle East have been lifted according to an army message to major com mands. With the exception of carrying out essential duties restrictions Are still in effect for Jordan Syria Egypt and Yemen. During the Middle East Warin june americans were evacuated to Europe and the .from most of the Middle East. The largest single group came from wheelus a near Tripoli in Libya. Before fighting broke out the air Force said 3,650 de Pendents lived in or Nea wheelus but on july 18, More than a month after the end of the War the number stood at Only 160. The air Force said i did not know How Many had re turned to wheelus since then. Russ to pay $20,000 Anchorage Alaska up the . Government monday dismissed charges of illegal fish ing against a russian fishing Captain and announced an out of court settlement of an admiralty suit against the vessel gear. . Atty. Richard Mcveigh said he moved for dismissal be cause the Case against Daniel Boronika Captain of a 180-foot refrigerated trawler was base Don circumstantial evidence. The russian government agreed to pay $20,000 and avoided trial of the admiralty suit which was required to hold the vessel Mcveigh was expected to be returned to the boat tuesday morning Mcveigh said. The out of court settlement was double the Fine paid earlier this year by a russian Captai who pleaded no contest to similar charges. In a Cas before that a skipper pleaded no contest and was fined $5,000. Teen is hooked on aussie pop singers London up a lond Onteen Ager chained herself to the railings outside Buckingham Palace tuesday As part of a Campaign to save the Bee gee pop group for Britain. Deirdre Meehan 19, who had already chased prime minister Harold Wilson to his Scilly Isle vacation Home to protest the Bee gee breakup slipped through a crowd of tourists around the Palace Gates snapped a pair of Handcuffs on her wristband padlocked them to the Chain. Then she announced she had no keys and i am going to stay Here until i am Cut standing in a London drizzle she said she was protesting a British Home office order for two australian members of the Bee gee group to leave England next month because they were classified As visitors visitors to England Are no allowed to take regular jobs. Dierdre s Friend and fellow protester Pat Cameron 20, said the Bee gees Are very talented and earn a lot of Money for the country. This could ruin their career and we Are determined to do something to Stop it if after about a half hour police arrived unfastened the hand cuffs and Chain and told Dierdre to go said she had decided on her gesture at a Bee gee fan club meeting monday night. The australian Bee gees Are drummer Colin Petersen and guitarist Billy Thorpe. Three British members of the group Are not affected by the Home office order. Pacific stars & stripes thursday aug. 17, 1967

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