Pacific Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Jan 8 1967, Page 1

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Pacific Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - January 8, 1967, Tokyo, Japan 84 filipinos killed in bus collision Manila religious pilgrimage of filipino roman catholics turned into history worst Road disaster Fri Day when two buses carrying about 150 Pas sengers collided and plunged into a Steep Ravine 30 Miles South of at least 84 including Many were according to Philip Pine constabulary picture on Page Romeo Ballesteros who directed Rescue about 70 others were in 30 of them he the buses were of a 57bus caravan on a journey from Batangas province to nearby Ter Nate Cavite or ovine e which is the shrine of an infant Christ image believed by catholics in the area to be the pilgrims were deeply religious farm folks who were making the journey in reenactment of the biblical visit of the three Kings to the infant the collision happened As the two buses eighth and ninth in the were round ing a Sharp and narrow curve continued on Back 2 sea crash kills 10 sailors san up the Navy has revealed that a Navy p5 Marlin patrol plane carrying 10 men crashed at sea Friday off the Philippines killing All the crash occurred 23 Miles West of the Navy a search was launched when the plane failed to return from a routine wreckage was but no the Navy the victims were attached to patrol Squadron 50 at North is land Nas six of the dead were not continued on Back 1 p a c i Fig Star an authorized publication of the armed forces in the far East 7 five Star edition daily 154 with supplements f b j it 21 my 1967 Freak radio Call to Kansas through a Freak in radio recep air Force Richard Bowers got to talk to his wife in while he was Hying a Mission in Vietnam Allen a retired Navy commander from Over land a Kansas City said his son was re turning to Saigon from a photo Mission Over North Vietnam when he made a Freak radio Contact with Hamilton near san Hamilton men quickly got Bowers on the Telephone at Lincoln and patched up a radiotelephone it was the first time Bowers had talked to her Hus band since be went to Vietnam in compiled from a and up raiders under the cover of a mortar barrage attacked the army Kolloway air Field at Plesku Early Satur hurling Satchel charges at helicopters and a number of american soldiers arid at least four american civilians were killed in the an american spokesman the military com Mand listed the casualties As damage to the Heli copters and buildings also was it was the communist attack was the most serious at the big Central Highlands base in More than a the attack started at while most americans station at the hol Lovway air Field were a spokesman said that As Many As 300 rounds of 80 my mortar slammed into the base dozens of fires leaped up from gasoline storage a number of helicopters were crippled parked on their but other copters managed to get into the the gunships swooped Down on the communist mortar lashing them with rockets and gun spokesmen announced that air Force pilots downed two More communist Over North Vietnam Fri Day to run their score of Mig kills for the week to the weeks toll wiped out about half of North Vietnam estimated Fleet of 15 to 20 of the late Rondel the fast communist plane continued on Back 4 vague Washington a a state department spokesman Friday expressed continuing interest in clarification of North Vietnam conditions for conducting peace but press officer Carl Bartch refused to attempt an interpretation on a clarification Broad cast by Hanoi radio of the of Premier Pham Van other state department officials took the position that Hanoi was being deliberately vague in order to maintain room in its Hanoi radio said Dong had told new York times editor Harrison Salis Bury that the four Points were a basis of ways to Settle Viet Nam Salisbury had quoted him As saying they should be considered a basis for Settle continued on Back 2 stamp society buys out forger Pope asks China for peace Pope Paul asks leaders of red China to talk peace with the Church during mass at Peters Basilica in the Vatican City Vatican sources said his Appeal amounted to an offer of papal mediation in the Vietnam the Pope also cited the plight of leaderless christians in China where priests have been expelled Ami Story on Page a Llardi photo facials of the american philatelic society made Public thursday the Story of How they ended a stamp forgery which they described As the largest Ever to flourish in the Western the an organization representing More than american stamp said it cancelled the International operations of a 70year old self confessed mexican forger by buy ing his original engraving correspondence and sales Edward society presi identified the mexican As Raul Charles de thin of the Willard had named a 5man c o m m i 11 e known As the secret to negotiate the Sale with de both the and mexican governments were informed of the Willard and special permission was of continued on Back 3

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