Pacific Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Jan 23 1967, Page 29

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Pacific Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - January 23, 1967, Tokyo, Japan Mcnamara oks million in construction Washington Secretary Robert Mcnamara reversed himself Friday and authorized construction of million Worth of military including family housing in an Economy move in when the big Vietnam build up was Mcnamara froze Mili tary construction projects on grounds they could be put off without harming military of in his Friday he authorized the award of contracts for 550 projects at 285 installations in 42 and 16 overseas they remembered the Monitor a floating Quad 50 Caliper machine guns mounted to a revolving the Saigon River during operation Cedar two of these patrol Craft Are blockading the Saigon and song Thi Tinh Rivers some 20 Miles Northeast of As Multi divisional units comb the Iron Triangle the Craft were designed and built for operation by 1st 1st each constructed of two m4t6 Bridge floats and connected by aluminium is pushed by a Power Usa hint Rice shortage Manila Philippines is pressing Thailand for More tons of Rice to help meet an expected shortage this the Manila chronicle reported sat it said Rice was the main topic during a meeting Friday Between foreign Secretary Narciso Ramos and thai ambassador Vongsa Lahip although Ramos declined to comment on the the chronicle quoted sources As say ing chances were slim that the Philippines would be Able to get additional allocations from the thai Thailand has already pledged to sell the Philippines tons of while Burma has committed no cited in Thailand Camp Thailand Robert a 22year was named As the top noncommissioned officer of army sup Thailand by Edwin commanding during a meeting of 23 sergeants major with general Harold chief of Taipei to refuse extradition to Taipei up the chinese procurator of Taipei saturday disagreed with philippine foreign Secretary Narciso Ramos and said nationalist China would not agree to the extradition of Liteh an overseas chinese Busi Nessman who has confessed to the killing of his common Law wife in Ramos was quoted by wire services in Manila As saying that he believed the nationalist government would cooperate if his government requested Lis extra but Chiang chief of the Taipei District procurators of said he does not think i he pointed a Chi Nese citizen and is now residing in chinese although he has confessed to a crime committed in a foreign he Falls under Chi Nese jurisdiction and should be tried in he Ramos had noted that Taipei and Manila have no agreement of extradition and his foreign office has not requested that i be i surrendered to police thurs Day night and confessed that he accidentally strangled his com Mon Law wife of 16 years in the midst of a i came to Taipei with his three children one Day after the he has been detained by the Taipei District court to await Legal prosecution which will be based on evidence from a hotel can wants to pay off debts los Angeles a hotel Man David Shine has asked the District court to let him pay off debts in connection with his Pomona Valley inn under pro visions of he made the request Only min utes before a Public auction of the 80unit motor inn was scheduled to begin As a bankruptcy referee Russell sey Mour ordered a halt to the who also is president of the ambassador hotel in los an was the Central figure in the 1954 army Mccarthy hear the construction work had been authorized by Congress for fiscal 1966 and previous at the time he froze the construction they were valued at the announcement revealed that since that time million Worth of projects eliminated As no longer needed and authority had been previously Given to proceed with million dollars Worth of projects authorized by the de sense Secretary included Japan Nas aircraft parking Mas rehabilitation of bar Mas restoration of damaged facilities Okinawa Okinawa various elementary Camp Smedley Dis Bursing office and Post office data process ing Bachelor officers quarters Post sex Community Hobby Mac vehicle Public works Fleet bar mess Hall in the Clark fab has been authorized to construct 300 family housing units Langley Point an additional 400 housing units has been authorized for two air Force classified private Enterprise authorities Here took a dim View of the parking lot exploits by pair of Young the two teenagers would loosen wires in a car and wait for the owner to after the owner was unable to get the engine started the youths would repair the Tribu open Russia China warfare predicted Taipei up a prominent chinese scholar said saturday the struggle Between red China and Russia could break into open War fare at any the highly respected chinese scholar from who re Quested that he not be said this is not an ideological fight with it is a military fight for lost territories taken by czarist Square Miles in Northwest and northeastern including the Island of he said both sides Are ready for the there have been a number of Border clashes in the last few years and Russia is deploying a Large number of forces along the mile Perim Eter of the disputed the chinese communists Are do ing the he the Only thing stopping the red chinese from crossing the amur River in northeastern China and plunging into soviet Terri he was the strength of the russian forces stationed in that Sinkiang province in Northwest site of red chivas nuclear is particularly Sensi Tive right he the russians Are trying to split Sinkiang off from the rest of he there have been indications in recent Days that the russians May be having some particularly experts was the reported statement by the military commander of Sinkiang that he was prepared to remain Neutral in the Power struggle Between party chairman Mao Tseung and president Liu if the statement is True it would serve to substantiate predictions that the Manoliu struggle would set off which a generation ago was known As the scholar said it was significant that the Only group in red China that has remained virtually untouched by the red guard cultural revolution was the they have purged most of the College he by they have temporarily left the scientists but How can you Trust the red guards they Wil move within three to six months at the and this will Hur China very the scholar sees the red guard cultural revolution As one o the great historical tragedies o How can you turn Over the Rule of a nation to a mob he even if it All were to end right now it would take three years or More to get things Back to it is a terrible mistake on the part of Buddhist Back in As Ginia who went to Taiwan nearly three years ago to become a Buddhist is Back and she said Friday she had re turned to less than two months she denied in Taipei she had Given up although she abandoned the life of a Buddhist she said she had not joined any her i have returned to Christian the 23yearold miss Aitken told a and Richard Aitken of suburban were presbyterians who later joined the lutheran miss Aitken said her interest in buddhism was partly personal conviction and partly she became disappointed in the Buddhist training because it was so she i could find no one to teach me buddhism on a level that i could use Back Home As a mis she it broke my heart to leave Taipei but i was on a Deaden i figured i could do More Good if i returned Home and finished my Kadena club seeks Talent Kadena Okinawa the airmen open mess will kick off a weekly Amateur Talent con test open to military person civilian employees and their families officials an the to begin at 7 is open to persons 16 years of age and older who Are nonprofessional it is slated to run weekly until All applicants have been at that a finals will be held to determine the first prize is five bookings at the airmen open mess at per second prize will be three bookings at each and the third place Winner will give two performances at applications for the first weeks contest must be made not later than All applications thereafter must be in by the Fri Day preceding the takes Sac Post Kadena Okinawa 01 John Martin of the 821st combat support Ells Worth will assume duties As Vic commander of the 4252d strategic succeeding George Richmond As second in command of the Strate Gic air command unit Pacific stars stripes 7 1967

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