Pacific Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Jul 28 1967, Page 1

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Pacific Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - July 28, 1967, Tokyo, Japan Detroit up snipers and arsonists launched daring Day Light raids Over widely scattered areas of riot ravaged Detroit wednesday a Lone gunman wounded four persons in an hour Long sniping spree outside a police precinct House on the West the official death toll in four Days of racial turmoil reached 35 when the charred bodies of two negroes were found in the water filled basement of a wrecked liquor store in the heart of the riot mayor Jerome Cavanagh called an emergency session of the City Council to impose Price controls on food after learning of Price gouging by merchants attempting to Cash in on the four Days of milk was Selling for a quart in some areas and other food and cloth ing prices were two National a policeman and an elderly Man standing at a bus Stop were wounded in a gun Battle outside the 10th precinct station House at Elmhurst and Livernois late none was believed seriously seven Miles to the City and state police were re moved from a 200square Block Section which has seen the worst of the a Force of 300 continued on Back 1 p a i f in an authorized publication of the armed forces in the far East five Star edition bgfd34if1 21b 85 b Foj too 208 july 1967 situation at a glance Detroit death toll rises to snipers stage daring Daylight Page 1 four top negro leaders condemn Page v race violence flares across Page 5 president Johnson pleads with youth obey the Page 5 congressmen Haggle about blame for Page 4 former president Eisenhower supports use of troops in Page 4 rap a acc arrested by Fri in connection with racial violence in Cam Page 5 living Cost rises again Washington Sharp increase in food prices helped push the Cost of living up three tenths of 1 per cent in june for the third consecutive the labor department reported the consumer Price Index Rose to 116 per cent of its 1957 59 average from in this Means it Cost in june to buy the same Market Basket of goods and services that Cost nine years the department also reported that wholesale prices Rose five tenths of 1 per cent in foreshadowing further advances continued on Back 5 4 negro a Michigan National guardsman hurries to men stay close to a Brick snipers roved the Ward cover in Detroit wednesday As other guards City in Broad up radio photo de Gaulle storms off for Paris a presi Dent Charles de Gaulle flew Home to Paris late cutting Short his visit to Canada and in effect exchanging a snub for the rebuke Given him by prime minister Lester Pear de Gaulle took off in his per Sonal pcs jetliner after completing a round of ceremonial appearances in ried on As if no squabble existed Over his support of nationalistic feelings in Quebec his decision to go Home had been disclosed Early in the but de Gaulle carried out the Montreal program to its last he refused to go to Ottawa for an official Welcome from the prime he set off a diplomatic crisis by voicing fighting words in Quebec none of the Canadian Cabinet came to the Airport to see his plane take by skipping an originally scheduled trip to the French president in effect delivered a snub to Riding a wave of protests from Many canadians individually and through their Pear son issued tuesday night a statement holding that de Gaulle viewpoints expressed in Quebec were de Gaulle had French Canada is a country which wants to be its own and later shouted a separatist War cry Long live free in his final Montreal the French Leader made an oblique reference to Shock that had been produced by his did not explain the cancellation of his Ottawa he again urged French canadians to become masters of their own the Pearson statement of re Buke obviously impelled the decision to go the word unacceptable it self is said a spokesman for the French foreign office who accompanied de he meant that in diplomatic language this Adjer continued on Back 4 rap riots new York of the most prominent leaders of the civil rights movement condemned the negro riots sweeping this country As unjustified they called for criminal prosecution of those who helped to incite the violence As Well As for those who Burn and the indictment of rioters was contained in a single statement issued by the Martin Luther Philip Roy i Lucins and Whitney Young looting Are criminal acts and should be dealt with As the civil rights leaders equally guilty Are those who provoke and Call specifically for such there is no injustice which justifies the present destruction of the negro Community and its King is president of the Southern Christian leadership conference Randolph is pres ident of the Institute bearing his name Wilkins is executive director of the National association for the advancement of coloured people and Young is executive director of the National Urban an a act spokesman said the four agreed on the statement in Telephone conversations the leaders said develop ments in Detroit and other strife torn cities make it Crystal Clear that the continued on Back 1 rain crashes show Atlanta Atlanta outdoor Heaters production of on a Clear Day you can see forever was delayed 20 minutes tuesday night by a sudden Shower that drenched the cast during the first

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