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Pacific Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - August 20, 1967, Tokyo, Japan Lbs challenges Ress reject Vietnam policy an authorized publication of the armed forces in the far East five Star edition v 21b 231 1967 Washington Johnson said Friday the communists Are taking a drubbing in and declared that if con Gress wants to disavow his War the machinery is at in the president challenged his congressional critics to undo if they can the joint Resolution of approving and support ing All necessary Steps to prevent further at a White House news conference dominated by talk of the asian Johnson also he believes communist China knows that the United states does not seek to Widen the despite bombing missions within 10 Miles of her that communist ground forces in South apparently because of the losses they have seem less anxious to engage american the conduct of the presidential election Campaign in South he said the country is Mak ing remarkable Progress toward representative govern that the War is no Johnson continued on Back 1 Hanoi pc role unveiled curia Reform Vatican City a Paul Friday de Creed a Reform of the Cen trial government of the roman Catholic he slashed centuries old pow ers of the cardinals of the conservative and ordered More in a landmark the Pope Shook Loose four centuries of Iron control exerted by the roman curia Over All aspects of Church from the Way catholics worship to running the financial Empire of the largest Church in at one stroke Pope Paul ended the practice of lifetime jobs for curia cardinals and their he fixed their tenures for five renew Able at the Popes he stipulated that All curia cardinals automatically lose jobs on the death of a leaving the incoming Pon Tiff free to choose his own the Pope ordered a new sys tem of budget control to regu late the purse strings of every Vatican this denies individual agencies the Power to finance their own operations without specific approval from Pope Paul also outlined a re vamping of curia offices from top to and set up a Cabinet system of meetings and consultations under a strength ened Secretary of he promised to end traditional continued on Back 4 fish lands a Motorist Cincinnati my run of suburban Cin suffered cuts and bruises when the car he was driving collided with a Hollin said he was driving along a county Road when the a five Pound flipped from a passing the flying Carp smashed the Windshield and damaged the steering wheel and upholstery of Hollins by Al Fasoldt Vietnam Bureau chief Saigon head quarters Friday published the text of a secret Viet Cong document which de tails what a spokesman called Hanoi leadership role Over the War in the the enemy state ment is one of the most significant captured documents which have come into our a press officer although the document was dated Headquarters said its goals and tactics still applied to the Viet previous documents captured from the Viet Cong that the communists Central office Cosyn was under a Nois direction and the latest seized april 21 near Nha Trang by the 101st airborne shows that Cosyn is in fact a Branch of the communist party of North the document Speaks of Viet songs National liberation front As the Southern Branch of the it is closely led by Hanoi Central party the Viet Cong and a number continued on Back 3 30 fires raging in Northwest up thousands of fire fighters Laboured under a broiling Sun fryc Day to Battle More than 30 Forest and Brush fires that have blackened some acres of Scenic land in four Pacific Northwest states and British Many blazes were out of con the forecast was for More painless weather which has left forests tinder More than men were fighting fires in six National forests in Northern Idaho and Eastern continued on Back 1 Lyndon re Johnson drives Home a Carriage Bolt in a picnic table being built by Young lady Bird does her bit sters in Washington Anacostia the first lady visited the area Story on Page a radio photo even War has its lighter if you dont believe Check artist Corky Trini dads new comic strip Nguyen Charlie starting on Page 10 in today Pacific stars and

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