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Pacific Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - January 31, 1967, Tokyo, JapanEecen7 deaths Leonard Seppala Seattle Wash. A Leon Ard Seppala 89, norwegian born hero of a dramatic dogsled race against death in Alaska 42 years ago died , who suffered a brain Haemorrhage Early in january died in a Seattle Hospital. In 1925, he and other Musher saved Nome Alaska from an epidemic by Rushing diphtheria serum 650 Miles from Lepana. It was the end of january when Seppala began the last Lap of the Long race. His sled dogs battled through the Snow for 84 Miles in the first nine , born in ska envoy Norway also was famed As on of the great sled dog racers of his time. He entered the world first dog team race in Alaska in .1908 and once estimated he had driven dogs nearly a Quarter of a million Miles before retiring inthe 1940s. Frank Simon Cincinnati a fran Simon 77, the Man who became known to millions of radio listeners in the 1930s As conductor of the Aramco band died her sunday. The band was based in Middle town Ohio where Simon directed a town band when he was 12years old. He joined John Philip Sousa s band As a Cornet play Erin 1913 and later became Sousa s assistant conductor before Leav ing in 1920 to organize a band of Aramco steel corp. gave a Start to such musicians As Meredith Willson andal Hirt. Graham Barden new Bern . A Gra Ham. A. Barden 79, North Caro Lina d e in o c r a t who preceded dam Clayton Powell As chair Man of the House labor an education committee died Sun Day after a Long retired from Congress in 1960 after 13 terms Earl of Kilmuir London a the Earl of Kilmuir 66, formerly David Max Well Fyfe who was Deputy chief prosecutor at the Nuremberg War crimes trial of nazi leaders died Friday at his Sussex Home. Cause of death was not announced. Liu Chang Sheng Tokyo up Liu Chang Sheng 64, member of the Central committee of the chinese communist party and of the standing committee of the National peo Ples Congress and vice presi Dent of the All China federation of Trade unions died Jan. 20, the new China news Agency said saturday. A new China news Agency broadcast monitored Here gave no details of Liu s was not a ranking member of the communist party Herrar Chy. Clergy to Lead demonstration Washington up ministers priests and rabbis from Many parts of America will con duct a silent Vigil in front of the White House tuesday to dramatize their doubts about the moral Ity of this country s actions i Vietnam. The White House demonstration will highlight a 2-Day peace mobilization arranged by a group of religious leaders who have formed a National emergency committee of clergy and laymen concerned about spokesman said saturday that More than 2,000 person from 40 states had registered for the Assembly. Even Mother nature dislikes the Wall West Berlin police left and East German Border guard inspect a 40-foot Section of the Berlin Wall which was toppled by a stiff wind. Four hours later East German soldiers began digging holes for new pilings to build a new Wall. A red armoured car with a Crew Manning a machine gun guarded the site which was in the american sector of no Koelln District. Up radio photo subsidized . Ships shirk Viet duty Mcnamara Washington a defense Secretary Robert is unhappy with the performance of the heavily subsidized american merchant Marine and has expressed his irritation in closed Senate hearings. Urgent demands for Rushing soldiers and military sup plies to Vietnam have found both the shipbuilders an subsidized operators lacking he testified in hearings by the armed services committee and troopers break up prison riot an appropriations defense sub committee. Mcnamara said the american merchant Marine is subsidized by the taxpayer directly or in directly to the tune of nearly three quarters of a billion dollars year on the premise that this shipping is required for potential National Security but when emergency tonnage needed to be moved to Vietnam rapidly Mcnamara said these subsidized lines preferred to main Tain their regular operations an profits. Fortunately in the present situation we have been Able to obtain the needed sea lift without recourse to requisitioning the Secretary was done principally through the use of the unsubsidized . Tramp Fleet and through reactivation from the re serve Fleet he said. For Many years Congress has been voting multimillion Dollar subsidies for building and operating certain . Ships in order to offset the lower wages for foreign shipbuilders and operators. Despite these subsidies Mcnamara said the american ship building Industry is in a Dolor Ous car planes hit saudis again . Undecided on Nasser Aid Jessup my. A a hastily formed detachment of s t a t e troopers moved prisoners Back to their cells at the Maryland House. Of correction saturday night after a 3-hour riot. The prisoners set fire to mat tresses and threw buckets and mops before about 100 state troopers arrived with police dogs. Fire trucks outside sprayed water through cell windows As police moved in. A prison official said the trouble began after an Impromptu grievance session. The prisoners complained about food and the Lack of a vocational rehabilitation pro Gram among other things and asked that their complaints behead by newsmen or by attorney general Francis b. the height of the Melee Warden John Garrity said from100 to 150 prisoners in one Section of the cells. Prison were tearing up compiled from a and up egyptian m i t a r y planes bombed the saudi arabian Bordertown of Hajran saturday for the second Day running the saudi de sense ministry said. Saudi antiaircraft fire drove of the egyptian bombers one of which was hit by flak the ministry said in a communique broadcast by Mecca communique gave no de tails of casualties or Friday egyptian planes bombed Hajran a Small Village near the yemeni Border which the egyptians claim is harbouring yemeni royalists killing at least four persons including two Chil Dren. It was reported that 20 Western correspondents witness d the raid. They had just returned Toj Idda saudi Arabia from Kenaf Yemen where they were shown what was said to be evidence that egg Putian planes dropped Poison Gas on the villagers Jan. 5. In Washington the state depart ment said the United states is in Active diplomatic Contact wit both countries involved in Fri egyptians claim saudis want War Washington a the egyptian embassy Here Satur Day night said saudi Arabia has been spreading rumours of egyptian bombing raids and us of Poison Gas against a Supply base for royalist forces in the Yemen civil War. The embassy said these stories Are part of saudi arabian attempts to instigate the resumption of guerrilla War in Solo Sailor 64, scarfs return ?5,000-Mi. Trip Sydney Australia a sir Francis Chichester the Lone British Yachtsman left sunday on his hazardous 15,000-mile voyage to Plymouth England via Cape Horn which he plans to sail non 53-foot Ketch Gipsy Moth in cast off from the wharf atthe Royal Sydney yacht squad Ron in Sydney launch towed the White Ketch Down the Harbor through flotilla of boats. The crowd gave three cheer Sand Chichester 64, wearing shorts shirt and peaked hat waved a Boomerang in a knowl aboard his yacht As it moved Down the Harbor wer Chichester s wife and Sydney naval architect Warwick Chichester and Hood left the yacht of Harbor Craft escorted the Gipsy Moth Ivas twas towed out. Day s alleged bombing of a saudi arabian town. Saudi arabian officials Are blaming the United Arab Republic for a bombing attack on the Border town of Hajran. It was the first such accusation since saudi King Faisal and . President Gamal Abdel Nasser signed cease fire pact in August 1965, although other incidents have been reported. A state department spokesman declined to elaborate further of what measures the United state Sis taking to prevent further out for the Impact of the incident on . Aid to the United Ara Republic the spokesman noted that the question of american assistance to that country has been under review for some time. The prison was the scene of riots and a sit Down strike in october 1964. Death of Juk on British to London up millions of britons relived on television Sun Day night the tragedy and doubt surrounding the assassination of president British broadcasting corp. Turned Over the second of its two television networks to an unprecedented 41/2-hour program entitled the death of it did not seek to provide the answers but it did spotlight the doubts raised by the Warren com Mission s report with the Aid of live film has not been shown in the United states. Battered Rio flooded again Rio de Janeiro up ride Janeiro state gov. Teotonio de Araujo said sunday overnight Rains had struck the afflicted area of his state washing out flood weakened Bridges and destroying makeshift shelters of victims of the disaster earlier in. The governor said the Complete toll would never be known fro the rainstorm and flood which scoured Mountain villages fro the face of the Earth and drowned the Low lying areas under 10 of swirling water monday and Are already Over 570 dead according to our compilation made today he said. The state police have listed262 persons reported missing by relatives but Many have Bee buried without identification so we Don t know what the figure Britain replaces . Commander Singapore a general sir Michael Carver will be Brit Ain s top military Man in the far East from Jan. 31, the Brit ish far East command has announced. He will replace air chief mar Shal sir John Grandy who will return to England to become Topman in the British Royal air Force chief of the air staff. Pacific stars & stripes 5 tuesday Jan. 31, 19g7

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