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Pacific Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - February 24, 1967, Tokyo, JapanCampaign for 22 agencies talks put off Washington up the United states and Japan were not Able to reach a agreement tuesday on Japan s Access to the new fishing zone and adjourned talks on the Issue until mid april. The zone extends an additional nine Miles from the traditional 3-mile fishing limit. It incl Desall of the West coast Alaska and . Trust territories. The new zone was enacted by legislation passed by Congress last october. The japanese want to continue fishing up to three Miles off the . Coast and argue that if a Cess is denied they would lose several million dollars yearly from the loss of catches. In a joint statement the two countries said although consid Erable Progress was made to Ward a solution on the problem through the Frank Exchange of views it became apparent that no final agreement could breached at this a state department spokesman said the talks which started feb. 6, would be resumed in washing ton sometime in mid april. An understanding was reached that in the interim period prior to May 1, both governments will voluntarily take such measures As Are practicable in order to avoid the occurrence or problems with respect to fisheries in the contiguous zone the statement said. The . Delegation was headed by Donald l. Mckernan Spe Cial assistant for fish and wild life to Secretary of state Dean Rusk. The japanese delegation was headed by minister Ryozo Simone of the japanese embassy in Washington. Overseas fund drive opens March 1 Honolulu mayor sees Safo Tokyo up mayor neals. Blaisdell of Honolulu met with prime minister Eisaku Sato foreign minister Takeo mild and about 20 japanese mayor wednesday. Mayor and mrs. Blaisdell also met with . Ambassador to Japan u. Alexis Johnson an thanked the envoy for fostering Friendship Between the , an Japan. That s what we re Here for Johnson replied. The mayor paid a Courtesy Callon Miki wednesday morning then met for about 10 minutes with Sato at the prime minister s offi Cial residence. The mayor an assistant City managing director Victor Givan discussed with Sato the june meeting of the . Conference of mayors in Hono prime minister said it Wasa splendid idea Blaisdell said. He wished us every Success an said he would urge All japanese mayors to Sato was the fourth head of state to receive Blaisdell on his asian tour. Others who said the will lend their support to the mayors conference were King Humidor Adulya Dej of Thailand president Ferdinand e. Marcos of the Philippines and president Chiang Kai Shek of nationalist China. The White House a s h i no g t o n to All department of defense employees and military personnel overseas it is unfortunately True that in the midst of plenty there is always need. T that in the midst of a healthy and vibrant nation there i � illness and suffering. And it is unfortunately True that there Are nations whose people have been ravaged by War and disease Many of whose children Are orphans without Homes and without enough to eat. In Ouy american democracy we rely in Large measure on voluntary health and welfare agencies to help us and our fellow men when assistance is needed to combat these ills. The american red Cross the National health agencies and the american overseas agencies Are doing a tremendous Job in alleviating pain and suffering and seeking cures. In helping the Yox Uig in providing assistance to the aged the crippled the hungry and in bringing help and Hope to those in overseas lands. During the period March 1 through april 15, 1 9&7, there vill be a combined Federal Campaign for department of defense personnel overseas to permit these voluntary agencies to solicit contributions from Federal employees and members of the armed forces. The combined drive saves time and expense and makes it possible for you to set aside in a single annual pledge the amount of your per Sonal contribution to the support of these vital services. This pledge can be paid by payroll allotment if you wish. Generosity and concern for others is a a Rcd tradition of All who serve in the United states government. I am sure you will want to bet an example of responsible and compassionate citizenship in making your decision to support the combined Federal Campaign this year. Washington is the annual overseas combined Federal Campaign for funds on behalf of the Ameri can red Cross 12 health agencies and nine american overseas agencies will begin March 1 at All . Armed forces bases Campaign will last until april 15. In previous years the three groups conducted separate drives overseas. This year the department of defense established the combined Campaign to meet employee wishes for a single Campaign reduce costs to the govern ment and increase contributions to voluntary health and welfare activities. With the slogan give you fair share the Campaign offers contributors two special options giving through payroll withholding of . Korea unit meets Tokyo a representatives of the . Commission for unification and rehabilitation of Korea uncork convened wednesday their first meeting for 1967 in closely guarded Sec Recy. A spokesman for the group said he could not disclose the meet ing s Agenda. This will probably be covered in a communique if the commis Sion decides to Issue a communique after the conclusion of the meeting he said. The meeting held in a Tokyo hotel was tentatively scheduled to end Friday. But the spokesman said it May last longer. And designating groups or Agen cies to which portions of then donations should go. Contributors will receive a fair share giving guide which suggests amounts that May be donated a various pay Levels. For instance if a contributor earns $5,000 year it is suggested that his an Nual contribution be $9.75. If a contributor fails to designate which Agency or group his donation should go it will be divided on the basis of 50 per cent for the arc 25 per cent for Amer ican overseas agencies and the remaining 25 per cent to the National health agencies. The percentages were base largely on past participation according to a Dod spokesman. The participating american overseas agencies Are american korean foundation United serv ices organizations radio free Europe care National recreation and Park association project Hope United Seaman s service International social service and american social health association. National health agencies Are american heart association arthritis foundation muscular dystrophy associations National association for mental health National association for retarded children National cystic fibrosis research foundation and nation Al foundation March of dimes. Also National multiple sclerosis society National society for Crip pled children and adults National society for prevention of Blind Ness United cerebral palsy an the american cancer society. Voice of America turns 25 Tokyo is the Voic America Voa will celebrate its 25th anniversary Friday with special 2-hour program beamed to the far East from Washington and featuring top foreign and american program will be aired from 6 to 8 . Japan Standar time on 17850 pc. And 7135 pc on shortwave frequency via s Silver anniversary program will feature Jan Peerce Miriam Makeba Louis Strong Caterina Valente Isaac Stern and Frank Sinatra. President Johnson will make Brief statement commemorating the Voa anniversary. Master of ceremonies will be Bing Crosby. Regular Voa programs can behead in Japan in English and japanese. Voa beams 11 1/2hours of news commentaries and music in English to the far Easton 17850 pc. And 7135 pc. The 30-minute japanese program i broadcast at 6 30 . Tuesday to saturday on 17820 pc. The pro Gram is repeated at 8 30 . On 17800 voice of America is the radio of the . Information Agency. From its 23 studios in Washington it broadcasts More than 800 hours every week in 39 languages. The master control room is capable of handling 26 programs simultaneously. A sub Sculpin docks in Japan Yokosuka Japan is the nuclear powered . Submarine Sculpin arrived Here at 8 05 .thursday for a 12-Day visit to spokesman for commander . Naval forces Japan said there were no demonstrations in Yokosuka previously the scene of protests when other american nuclear submarines docked Sculpin will be in port until March 6 to give her 102-Man Crew leave. Kawasaki Tokyo railway planned Tokyo a the transport Tion ministry has approved a project to build a 7-mile railway Between nearby Kawasaki Indus trial City and Shinagawa pier i Tokyo at an estimated Cost of about $83 new railway planned by the Japan railway constructioncorp., is scheduled to be completed by March 1972. U.s., Japan Ryukyu meet the 10th .-Japan-Ryukyus technical com Mittee meeting opens at the executive building ment of Japan to the Ryukyu islands. The pro Gram will be implemented during the 12 months of Japan fiscal year Jay 1967, starting april aha monday to discuss the upcoming proposed of 1967 an

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