Pacific Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Aug 21 1967, Page 1

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Pacific Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - August 21, 1967, Tokyo, Japan Poll senators an authorized publication of the armed forces in the far East five Star edition 1 it 22 b 175f b fit too 232 1967 fireman repairs break in Hose while battling five alarm Montreal shows 40 oppose on Vietnam Washington reaction was almost evenly divided saturday after president Johnson challenged Congress to if it a a 1964 Resolution giving him full sup port on action to Stop aggression in South Viet of 84 senators answering an associated press 44 said they generally support the president and 40 disapproved his actions for one reason or a breakdown showed 27 democrats and 17 republicans backing the presi those opposing his policies included 26 democrats and 14 those who criticize the presi Dent do so for sharply contrast ing reasons because they include both the most convinced doves and most militant even though they list them selves As some Hawks assert strongly their be Lief that Johnson should go All out militarily to bring the conflict to a Swift and victorious doves complain Johnson is escalating the struggle dangerously by bombing targets near that he is failing to get the South vietnamese to do their share and is leaving no opening for negotiated the substance of comments by individual senators indicates there is such widespread Dis satisfaction with the Way the War is going that it would be risky for the president to seek any formal endorsement of his As he did in the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution in Only Wayne d and Ernest d voted against the 1964 but a number of including chairman of the Senate foreign relations com have said they would not continued on Back 1 Oil tanks ablaze in Montreal Montreal up two huge fuel Oil storage tanks exploded at a Montreal depot saturday feeding hundreds of thousands of Gallons of Oil into flames that leaped 350 feet into smoke blackened the which began at was still raging out of control late saturday and it was feared that it might spread to two other tanks v containing million Gallons of High octane at least eight including seven were injured in the none one continued on Back 1 carries a Brief Tiger in his tank but so far its Only paper a John Tumpson started out the summer driving a cab to earn a Little Money and wound up with a Tiger by the Tumpson said Friday Hes cracked a Gas station Giveaway but cant get paid for cards he says Are Worth Esso stations in Pittsburgh have stopped their Giveaway which had customers scratching Little cards to uncover Tiger Heads and Zessos Parent Humble Oil and refining said Tumpson had nothing to do with the halt in the Law student Case bulging with cards he says Are Hes trying to find someone to Send them he says the company wont redeem the cards for Tumpson is keeping his secret to there Are certain Basic Laws of physics and he i use a principle that any High school student could in a 13yearold boy has been helping the game started in Pitts Burgh five weeks ago to meet the Competition from other Gas vendors who Are cashing in on the latest fad in petrol its played with a Wallet sized card that contains 20 circles the size of a underneath a Grey film Over each Circle is a picture of a Tiger head or in the Middle of the card is a Dot also covered with when it is removed it determines the value of the card or the cards Are handed out at random by the Gas station at to the person must scratch off 5 consecutive tails or three straight he can do this at the station or later and if he has a winning card redeem it by mailing it to an address printed on the Tumpson says after he Fig continued on Back 2 new York up Black Power militant rap Brown was arrested in new York Gity saturday and accused of taking automatic Rifle to Louisiana John me Keithen meantime ordered National guard troops and 175 state troopers into Baton where Brown had been scheduled to Lead a rally Sun the Justice department in Washington said nation Al chairman of the student non violent coordinating is charged with violating the National firearms act which makes it unlawful for anyone under indictment to transport a firearm in interstate com Brown in under indictment in on charges of inciting a mob to riot and arson last he was free on bail on that a filed in District court in new said Brown had been in posses Sion of a semiautomatic carbine on a flight from new York to new Orleans the complaint charged Brown also was in Possession of the weapon on a return flight from new Orleans the Federal complaint said the carbine was in Browns pos session and observed by airline personnel on the flight to new it added that Brown took the weapon with him on a bus trip to Baton when Brown returned to new Orleans International Airport continued on Back 3 fans in demand most popular item on an appliance shoppers list is an electric there hard to come by in Portland which has just Sweet ered through its 58th Day with out rain and with in the one dealer has sold fans in two

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