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Pacific Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - January 26, 1967, Tokyo, JapanDe stalls . Paris a French sources reported to e s d a y night that president Charles de Gaulle a d y i s e d prime minister Harold Wilson that France wants to consult her five common Market part ners Over Britain s declared bid for membership. The informant said de Gaulle also has coolly discouraged a Sug Washington a sen. Robert f. Kennedy . Will Confer with British prime minister Harold Wilson French president Charles de Gaulle and other top officials of the two nations during a Brief trip to Europe starting wednesday Kennedy s office said tuesday. Gest Ion by the British for a top secret session with Wilson during their two Day exchanges which began tuesday morning. These developments taken to Gether seemed to mean that French opposition to British membership is As Strong As Ever and that there is Little Prospect of any Progress being made during the current encounters Between the two leaders. Wilson told de Gaulle tha Britain sees entry into the com Mon Market As a Way of curbing american Industrial domination i Europe. The French Leader in response quizzed Wilson about various aspects of Britain s european poli cies but without giving any indication of whether he will support or oppose British entry. The two men met at the Ely see Palace in a i05minute session in which the British Case for joining the european economic Community was outlined by said Britain s skills and technological resources including its know How in the Field of civilian nuclear development could bolster an All european Effort. He emphasized that european must do something soon if their industries and expertise were not to lag far behind those of the United states. Is somebody listening Senate minority Leader Everett Dirksen of Illinois right and sen. George Mcgovern . Confer in front of a statue of Benjamin Franklin in a Senate corridor they were talking about a Senate vote which Defeated an attempt to liberalize the anti filibuster rules. A Pentagon news Bureau plan faces congressional probe new York a a military plan to centralize the flow of news to . Armed forces personnel overseas brought a Quick pledge tuesday of a congressional in Quiry. The Pentagon insisted its proposal was aiming at efficiency Economy and not news manage ment. Under the military plan the new York and los Angeles offices of the official armed forces press radio and television serv British Lions sent to Africa London up circus owner Dick Chipperfield said tues Day he had been commissioned to buy 20 Lions from British zoos and animal Parks and ship them to Africa. A South african Park needs the Lions said Chipperfield but does t want to raid other near by reserves for them. Ice have been shifted to Arling ton a. Reliable sources said the next step was to be Transfer to Arling ton of the new York Bureau of the stars and stripes european 1. Rep. John e. Moss a Cal chairman of the special govern ment information subcommittee said i have directed the subcommittee staff to look into the stars and stripes matter and i will keep you advised on Moss statement was contained in a letter to he Blonk managing editor of the Wenatchee washing ton daily world chairman of the associated press managing Edi tors Freedom of information com Mittee. In Washington John Broger civilian director of armed forces information and education said creation of the armed Force news Bureau simply represented a physical centralisation for the Sake of efficiency. There will be no difference in the handling of news but simply an increase in the flow of news Broger said. Broger flatly denied any Pentagon plans for censorship or interruption of the flow of news. He said if the approves plans to move the stars and stripes Newyork Bureau to Arlington both the european and Pacific edition still will continue to receive a and up at their overseas office sin Darmstadt Germany and Tokyo. F mudslides by the associated pro is another in a series of Pacific storms hit the Westcoast tuesday. Locally heavy Rains and High winds accompanied the storm As it hit the Northern California coast. An Inch of rain fell at san Francisco in six hours and winds over60 . Lashed Sacramento. Five inches of rain touched off mudslides blocked streets and flooded Homes in the Santa Barbara cal., area. Several residences Wei a evacuated by boats. No injuries have been re ported. Three deaths in Northern an Central California have been blamed on the storm. Narciso Rothi 45, a farm labor or in the Stockton area was killed when wind toppled a 50-foot tree across his trailer. Earlier a Man was killed a Stockton by a broken Power wire and a boy drowned in a Creek near Menlo Park South of san Francisco. Heavy Snow was falling at Reno,nev., and the weather Bureau issued heavy Snow warnings forthe Sierra Nevada. Another storm Center Ove Colorado spread wet weather across the Middle of the was falling across the Cen trial Rockies. Snow and freezing rain were widespread Over Nebraska and parts of South Dakota Kansas and Iowa. Light rain and drizzle extended from the South Ern Plains to the Midwest. Unseasonable warmth continue Din the South and East. Overnight temperatures settled in the 50 Sand 60 s from the Central Plains to the East Coa St. A 73-year-old High record was smashed in new York when the Mercury climbed to 07 old record was 57, set in 1894. Test rockets probe space Cape Kennedy Fla. A research rockets were launched Here tuesday to probe the re Gion of space where most manned spacecraft and satellites travel. Beginning at 4 a.m., three Nike Tomahawk rockets were launch Dat three hour intervals and car ried instrument packages 230miles above the Earth. Three More were to be launched later tuesday with the. Last of the 24-foot-tall rockets to Blastoff at 10 . The two stage rockets none of which Are to go into orbit Are carrying scientific equipment to measure changes in the density of particles in the thermos Liere a Region of space Between 65 and 200 Miles above the Earth. play a part in determining How Long satellites can stayin orbit. Witness backs Baker Washington a Cash totalling $42,950 was found in sen. Robert s. Kerr s safety Deposit Box after the Oklahoma Democrat died in 19 53, a Bobby Baker de sense witness said tuesday. Baker s attorney has said Hewill show that Kerr s Box held the Cash Baker turned Over to him in Washington Cash collected for1902 political campaigns by executives of California savings an loan firms in october and novem Ber of 1962. The government has charge that Baker kept some $80,000 of almost $100,000 in , former Senate democratic Secretary is also charged with tax evasion in 19fil and 1902, fraud and conspiracy in his financial dealings. Testimony from previous wit Nesses indicated that Baker turn Dover to Kerr in Washington some $66,300 in three m Anil a testified that Kerr took $25, 000 from one envelope to make Aloan to Baker saying he would replace it later from his Persona funds. This would leave about $41,300, according to calculations from the previous testimony. Kerr s safety Deposit Box at the National savings and Trust co. Here was opened Jan. 14, 1963, fora will search witnesses said. Baker on the stand for the fourth Day finished his testimony at noon after questioned about his 1963 and 1964 income. Filibuster foes suffer setback Washington a attempts to make it easier to choke of filibusters were killed for this session of Congress tuesday. The two thirds Rule for halting Senate debate w a s itself the stumbling Block to attempts to make less than a two thirds majority necessary. The vote tues Day was 13 Short of the necessary two thirds majority. Scien fists plan risky climb Anchorage Alaska a eight mountaineers and scientists Are making final preparations for an attempt to climb mount Mckinley an icy Peak never scaled by Man during the howling fury of an alaskan expedition plans a program of physiological experiments forthe Institute of Arctic biology at the University of Alaska near Fairbanks and for the Arctic health research Center in an the path finding expedition on the slopes of North Amer Ica s highest Mountain Are temperatures As Low As 100 degrees below Zero fierce snowstorms an winds that sometimes reach 150 . Departure Date is feb. 1.with All its modern equipment the expedition will rely chiefly for Protection against the wild Winter of the 20,300-foot Mountain on the Arctic s oldest and most primitive defense the Humble Igloo the Eskimo hut made of Snow blocks. The group will attempt a 14, 000-foot ascent from a base Campon Kahila Glacier about 6,300 feet up the climb will require up to 40 Days. Pacific stars & stripes 5 thursday Jan. 26, 1967

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