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Pacific Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - July 3, 1967, Tokyo, JapanIncome tax okd Lansing Mich. A the Michigan Legisla Ture saturday approved the state first income tax averting a threat by gov. George Romney to Cut state services for Lack of House and Senate passed personal state income tax of 2.6 per cent part of a $274million fiscal Reform program. The legislature also approved 5.6 per cent income tax on corporations and a 7 per Cen income tax on financial institutions. The package provides for re Lief from property and City in come taxes. It Calls for reduction of Michigan intangibles tax and repeals the state Busi Ness activities tax. The action came within the first hours of the state 1967-68 fiscal year which began at mid night. Romney had warned the legis lature he would place the state under an austerity budget if the tax raising plan was not of the income tax ended weeks of Stormy debate. Reagan slashes spending Sacramento Calif. A gov. Ronald Reagan swinging his Economy a at higher education and mental health programs handed californians saturday a $5.08 billion budget reduced $43.5 million Inone of the state biggest spend ing just want to say that this administration came in on a Economy platform he said and we do not take the promises we made the freshman Republican governor challenged the demo cratic controlled legislature. By wiping out All of its major additions to his budget before sign ing it Friday night. He signed the Bill still record High budget for any state at 9 15 p.m., just two hour Sand 45 minutes before the Legal deadline the beginning of the1967-68 fiscal year. Reagan called the budget still higher than it should be and said he will make economies next year that will re Duce actual spending by Man millions of Reagan used his Power to vet individual items in the $5.12 Bil lion budget Given him by the legislature thursday. But even so finance director Gordon p. Smith said the administration still needs almost$1 billion in higher taxes. Double exposure Rome a actress Brigitt Bardot and her husband Gunther Sachs brought Sui against an italian Girlie Maga Zine Friday because it published pictures of them sunbathing in the nude. The couple lawyer asked that the last Issue of the Magazine laymen be impounded and accused its director Attilio Battistini of defamation. The photographs were take outside a Villa the couple rented for the summer off the old a Pian Way. Tshombe kidnapped / gunman aboard Madrid up former con Golese Premier Moise Tshombe was kidnapped and taken to Al Geria Friday night by a gunman who ordered the Pilot of Tshombe twin Jet to change course Over the Mediterranean reliable sources said. Algiers radio confirmed sat urday night that the 48-year-Oldformer Katanga use Leader sentenced to death in the Congo 3j/6 months ago was in Algeria. Algiers radio said that the Crew and other passengers of the plane were armed. It said they were of various nationalities and were being interrogated Queen Elizabeth ii cuts cake to Mark 100th turns laughing after knife she used to make first anniversary of Canada federation left and slice stuck in the cake wooden support. Up radio photo Elizabeth cuts cake Ottawa ont. A Queen Elizabeth ii smilingly poked a knife into Canada 100th birth Day cake saturday and then watched sequined go go girls Rock and shake at a Hullabaloo party for 15,000 teen agers. The Queen leading her 20 Mil lion Canadian subjects the celebrated the nation Centen Nial of statehood also tried to smooth Over often strained relations Between French Canad and the rest of the country with Praise for French intelligence and resource in a speech before parliament. Elizabeth accompanied by Prince Philip Cut into the sugar frosting of a one ton cake witha knife used by her father King George on his own birthday Here in 1039. Red morale drops Westy claims Honolulu Hawaii a general. William c. Westmore land commander of u,.s. Forces in Vietnam said on his arrival saturday that the morale of communist troops fighting in South Vietnam dropping. Westmoreland and Admiralu. Grant Sharp Pacific Mili tary commander arrived from Saigon saturday for a series of meetings prior to the visit of Secretary of defense Robert Mcnamara to Vietnam. Sharp left for Vietnam wednesday and the officers arrived saturday aboard the same Jet. There some evidence his communist morale drop Ping Westmoreland said in answer to a question at a plane Side interview. This manifested by the attitude of prison ers that have been taken and the number of Westmoreland doubted the Monsoon season will have any great effect on the Allied forces. He said however the Monsoon has had some effect in the Delta area but it has t been a he said the Clearing of the Jungle South of the demilitarized zone will facilitate the detection of enemy troops moving across the Doz. He said the cleared area won t necessarily Stop such movement but will permits to have Early warning and will also facilitate counteraction.". Hyannis mass. Up the wild animal act in the Clyde Bros. Circus than planned Friday when one lion partially Dis armed the Trainer and then savagely attacked another performance before a crowd of about 2,000, started routinely with Trainer Dave Hoover 37, entering the Cage armed with a prop chair an pistol loaded with Blanks. But definitely not an act suddenly an angry male lion when this proved a Success swiped a Paw at Hoover Knock ing away the chair. While roustabout told the audience to keep Calm the lion attacked another animal ripping open a Large wound in the Throat and jaw. Circus hands sprayed the Cage with chemical fire extinguishers hoping to confuse the attacking lion and cause him to give up his prey. Ful other hands used prod while an agent of the Massachusetts society for the Preven Tion of cruelty to animals stood by with a tranquil Ixer prod thrust through the bars of the Cage into the Mouth of the attacker by Hoover wife forced the lion to let go. Hoover kept the other 10 Lions and one Tiger in the Cage distracted. Police officers with drawn guns stood ready to shoot if Hoover were attacked. The wounded lion was take from the Cage for treatment by a veterinarian. The aggressor stayed in the Cage with Hoover and the other animals an Hoover finished his act. It the first time it happened said the sweat drenched Hoover after he finished and received a roaring ovation from the crowd. By algerian Security men. Informed sources in Algier said Tshombe and the other Pas sengers were at the military air port of Bou Farik 18 Miles from the capital. Reports from the Balearic land of Ibi a said Tshombe twin Jet plane landed there Fri Day with a Pilot and six Passen Gers one of whom was a Man whose description perfectly matched that of Tshombe. The others were a blonde inner late 30s, a Gray haired Man apparently her husband two Spanish plainclothes police de tailed Tshombe bodyguards and a Young Man. They drove to a lavish restau rant for lunch and returned taking off for Palma Majorca 75 Miles minutes later the Pilot of the plane identified an englishman named Taylor radioed he had been forced by the passengers or some of them to divert to Algeria. Sources Here assumed Algeri would not prevent Tshombe kidnappers taking him on to Kin Shasha Congo. The kidnapping threatened to turn into one of the biggest political cloak and Dagger thriller since the abduction and murder of portuguese opposition Leader Humberto Delgado in Spain in february 1905. Guevara capture predicted la Paz Bolivia a presi Dent Rene Barrientos said sat urday that latin american revolutionary Leader Ernesto Che Guevara in Bolivia and predicted he could be capture soon. We have reports that he de finitely in the country Barrientos said at a news Confer ence but i continue to insist that Guevara of no import Ance. He a delinquent like any other. And i maintain that he can fall at any asked about French write Regis Debray held by the government on charges of collaborating with guerrillas in Bolivia Barrientos said he was firm in his intention to ask Congress to restore the death penalty so that we can overcome crime that go at the session were several foreign newsmen who asked particularly about the problem of the guerrillas in the Southeast. Barrientos acknowledged that the rebel movement had taken the government and army by Surprise. He attributed to what he called Over caution by the a r m e d forces the fact that Guevara alleged presence in Bolivia was not mentioned sooner. It was first mentioned publicly Friday by the armed forces commander in chief Gen. Alfredo Ovando. Air India strike ends Bombay up air India 120 pilots sunday called off their 4-Day old strike and said the will accept the adjudicators decision on their demand. For a National Industrial tribunal award. Pacific stars & stripes 5monday, july 3, 1967

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