Pacific Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Jul 18 1967, Page 1

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Pacific Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - July 18, 1967, Tokyo, Japan Congress vows action Star an authorized publication of armed forces in the far was 4 Al 21 b s5 3 p a c i Fig ipe s no vol 198 five Star edition july president confers on Railroad strike with Gerald Ford left and House speaker John Mccormack a Fri grabs 2 of most guardsmen Battle wanted snipers in Rio torn Newark new York a a machinists strike snarled the nations railroads but president Johnson won a Promise that Congress will act to end it by monday the walkout stopped most freight and Pas Senger halted Vietnam War shipments and promised massive City commuter jams on monday All transcontinental service was Cut at an emergency meeting with Cong res leaders of both Par the president was promised immediate the legislation was expected to impose a settlement on the yearlong wage dispute Between the railroads and six shop Craft the unions have been fighting against such congressional in plugging instead for a 90day delay without an imposed irked at the deadlock in con the Union withdrew a temporary no strike pledge and the walkout spread quickly from the West coast some railroads said they would keep War supplies moving West with supervisory person Nel operating the some Streamliner passenger trains were kept operating with super visors at the but others were stopped Short of their leaving thou Sands of passengers president Johnson issued an executive order authorizing Secretary of transportation Alan Boyd and other Federal officials to emergency priorities for use of transport lists of priority goods Are being sent to airlines and trucking Boyd told reporters the executive order probably will not have much practical effect in moving people and materials normally carried by he lets not kid our have Boyd said that 60 per cent of All rail trackage had been shut Down As of late he predicted the proportion would continued on Back 1 compiled from a and up los Angeles two of the nations most wanted sought for the slaying of two Border surrendered to 50 Federal agents sunday after the Fri lobbed tear Gas Gre Nades into their second Story Florencio and Victor allegedly hand cuffed the patrolmen to a stove and gunned them Down in a re Mote Mountain Cabin near the bodies were found june Fri director Edgar Hoover said Federal agents encircled the four unit apartment building housing the two shortly after agents escorted the residents of the other apart ments to blocked foot and motor traffic on Alvarado Street and then ordered the men to agents found a machine five Side arms and 160 rounds of ammunition in the police said Bono apparently tried to fire a machine pistol As he backed from continued on Back 2 ily armed police and National guardsmen deployed through the Battle scarred streets of the Cen trial Ward sunday to flush out two dozen negro snipers still practising their deadly Marks Manship in the fifth Day of racial violence in new jerseys largest at midday the death toll stood at 23 with More than treated in hospitals and at least dead were 21 one White policeman and one White fireman killed while responding to a false alarm saturday Richard Hughes said in a noon interview on television that 20 to 25 known snipers still were operating in the he said other snipers had been killed by authorities but their bodies were not yet recovered and several had been some of these arrested Are from other parts of the coun Hughes except for sporadic looting and other violence were virtually at a halt sunday morn ing after the deaths of the 22nd and 23rd riot negro woman identified As Eloise spell Man and an unidentified 24year old negro a reported that property damage on Springfield Avenue alone is expected to top Mil Springfield Avenue is a major business artery through the slum Harry president of the areas merchants association said More than 200 retail stores on the Avenue were looted and that some were wrecked or looting and damage in other areas will add to the one fire insurance company put the loss from a fire in a downtown building at As National guard and state police commanders directed operations against who Are hiding in on rooftops continued on Back 4 bulletin a Surveyor 4 apparently ran into trouble sunday night As it swooped Down on a rugged area of the controllers at the Jet propulsion Laboratory said they lost signals from the Pound spacecraft seconds before it was scheduled to repeated attempts to make radio contacts with the spacecraft suicide point1 crowded death leap saves a Australia a a Melbourne woman who found Sydney notorious suicide Point already occupied when she went there to end her own life saturday spent two hours trying to talk a 56yearold Man out of the aged told police she had decided to take her life because of Domestic Trou but when she arrived at the Point she found a Man pre paring to jump off the 100foot Cliff into the forgetting her own she spent two hours talking to the subjects including the australian rules football match in which the Man bet her two pounds she had backed the wrong she said she thought she had talked him out of his death but in the Early hours of the morning he suddenly shouted i love and hurled himself to his death on the rocks the woman told police poor Man saved my

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