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Pacific Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - March 29, 1967, Tokyo, Japan/ was on my 5fh Martini when. Bimbo a 4,500-Pound elephant guzzles a soft drink in a Hollywood restaurant after she pushed Bimbo had marched in the Wilshire blvd. Parade everal a earlier and apparently followed High court oks Washington a the supreme court refused monday to review the Way the Mississippi legislature apportioned . Con Gressional districts in the 1966 apportionment Laws were found in All things valid and constitutional by a three judge Federal panel sept. 28.appealing, a number of Mississippi negroes and the missis Sippi Freedom democratic party claimed the state legislature gerrymandered the districts to promote White supremacy an to Block election of a negro con Gressman. Sierra Leone fires Leader Freetown Sierra Leone a Sierra Leone s new Mili tary rulers fired their chairman monday before he had a Chance to take the Job and chose it. . T. Tuxon Smith instead. The National reformation coun cil arc of eight Young officers cabled their first Choice it. Genda to remain at his Post with Sierra Leone s in new York. But Genda 39, already had Reache London on his Way Home. Tuxon Smith 36, has been in Britain where he was studying at the army staff was designated chair Man thursday when the army took Power after an election dispute. In reply Mississippi atty. t. Patterson said they seek a segregated congressional District in favor of the non White the court affirmed the ruling of the three judge panel in a Brief unsigned decision. Justice William 0. Douglas noted that he favored reviewing the made the vote 8 to 1. Mississippi s negroes Are Lar gely concentrated in the North West Quarter of the state the Are known As the Delta. To dilute their vote the Appeal said the Section was divided on an East West Axis and districts created running horizontally across the state. In another action monday the court refused to review a lower court holding that the government cannot be sued for damages by the next of Kin of three Marine skilled in the 1965 crash of an air Force transport asking $600,000 each were filed in . District court a Philadelphia by administrators of the estates of marines Joseph jr., of Philadelphia William Bradley Breon of Belle Fonte pa., and Michael or. Of Taylor the three were among 72 marines and 12 air Force personnel killed when the plane crashed while attempting to take off at Eltoro Marine station Calif. The court also ordered Lowe Federal courts to hear anti Trust suits filed by the Justice depart ment in an attempt to Block Bank mergers in Houston and Philadel phia. skipper s . Fine Anchorage Alaska a russian trawler Captain convicted of violating . Fishing water was released from jail Here Mon Day after the soviet government paid his $10,000 Fine. Leonid m. Ushenko 29, of Vladivostok spent two Days in the Alaska state jail after he was found guilty in . District court saturday and was unable to the Fine. A cashier s Check for $10,000was deposited with the court clerk. The soviet embassy i Washington arranged for the Check. Ushenko was to be flown to Kodiak. From there the . Coast guard will take him to his shrimp trawler the srum 8-457, which was escorted from Kodiak to International Waters. Firemen scarce in Kansas City Kansas City to. A seven of Kansas City s 47 fire stations were Down to one Man monday As More fire fighters re ported sick in a walkout forbore Money and Shorter hours. Some stations had Only two or three men for emergencies and ambulance Calls. We Are in bad shape reported fire chief Herbert Hughes. Officials of the fire fighter Union threatened to have All the men off their jobs by tuesday. Washington a communist ships delivering War supplies to North Vietnam s major port of Haiphong have fired on american planes on at least two occasions the defense department acknowledged monday night. The port is virtually immune to . Attack because of restrictions on the military drawn up by top civilian officials in Washington. The . Planes were neither hit nor did they return the fire the defense department said. The action took place last year. Earlier the defense depart ment had declined to discuss the incidents saying it could not go beyond congressional testimony Given on the situation by the air Force chief of staff Gen. John p. Short time after appearance of a new hostile fire Story reporting the from Haiphong the defense department said it had continued to Check the report and came up with two reported on july 30, 1966, pilots of two Navy f-4 phantom jets reported being fired upon by a Small communist freighter the depart ment said. Sen. Dodo izes to hero Cheshire Conn. A former democratic selectman now a Republican says he has received an explanation and an apology and $70 Back Fromsen. Thomas j. Dodl. The sex selectman John Drew sent the $70 to the democratic senator from Connecticut Las week. Dodl during his testimony be fore the Senate ethics committee Early in August .. Aircraft i in Washington had mentioned in the area were again fired upon by a Small freighter the Penta gon said. The aircraft were not hit nor did they return the fire neither normally . Planes Are Al Lowed to blast antiaircraft and missile sights hindering missions Over North Vietnam. The Pentagon did not say whether the pilots were prohibited from returning the from the soviet Union and communist China Call on Hai Phong regularly. The City is North Vietnam s principal port of entry for major shipments of soviet made missiles antiaircraft gun Sand other heavy weaponry As Well As smaller amounts of Chi Nese Tion. Small arms and Armuni soviet officials insulted Tass Moscow up red guard youths trapped a Carload of so Viet diplomats in a peking Parkland screamed insulted and threatened them with violence Fornix and a half hours before letting them go Tass said soviet news Agency said the ruffians sunday beat on the vehicle with Sticks and fists tried to push it into a ditch and bombarded the diplomats with "anti-1 soviet shouts and threats while peking policeman held a loud speaker for the youths. Jone of the soviet diplomats was a woman Tass said. It was the first reported Inci-1 Dent of the kind since chinese communist leaders called off their two week riot around the soviet embassy in peking last month. Among his extra expenses $70 for luncheon for a medal of Honor Winner from , angered by Dodd s re Marks which apparently referred to Marine capt. H. Curtiss bar num of Cheshire but did not men Tion the medal of Honor Winner by name sent Dodl $70 and said he found the senator s remarks in bad Drew said he received the $70from Dodd saturday along with a letter in which the senator said he offered sincere apologies to the Barnum in an Effort to set Forth an situation As accurately As Possi ble i endeavoured to outline tothe committee various expenses related to my duties As a .senator," Drew quoted the Dodd letter. Dodd was quoted by Drew assaying the Barnum family visit was fresh in his mind and that it immediately popped into mind As an example and without think ing and under the pressure of the moment i related it to the egg rolling on White House Lawn Washington a on the White House Lawn monday As America s first family continued the traditional easter monday there seemed less interest in egg rolling than in whether president and mrs. Johnson would return from Camp David,md., in time to Greet the children and their parents. The chances looked slim. The Johnsons have not revealed when they would return to the White House from their weekend at the presidential Retreat at amp David. I this was the first easter holi Day that the chief executive has j spent away from his Texas ranch since he first took office. By mid morning nearly 3,300children and adults had been admitted to the South Lawn at the White House. Very few youngsters followed the ground rules for the egg Roll ing contest. According to a tradition which dates Back to the administration of president James Madison 1809-1816children Areto Roll or throw the eggs either hard boiled or uncooked which they have brought from Home. But Many of the children apparently expecting the White House to provide the eggs came empty handed. A giant papier mache figure of Peter Rabbit stood on the White House South Lawn. When his teacher asked who lives in the White House one boy replied brightly Peter the Johnsons have never appeared at an egg rolling Here. The last president to Greet the easter monday crowds was Dwight d. Eisenhower. Recent deaths news chief James Hurlbut key Biscayne Fla. Up James Hurlbut 57, a correspond ent with the National broadcast ing co. In Chicago for 17 years died sunday morning of a hear attack. Hurlbut on Active duty As Amarine colonel and his wife eve were spending a vacation i Florida. Hurlbut left Abc news in Chi Cago in 1965 at the invitation of Marine commandant general Wallace Greene or. To become special projects head of the Marine corps combat pictorial. Branch in Washington . Jonathan Root san Francisco a re Porter and author Jonathan Root 43, died sunday in Naples ital of a heart attack. Root was a staff writer of the san Francisco chronicle and had flown to Europe nine Days ago on an inaugural flight of Japan air lines. Pacific stars & stripes 5 wednesday March 29, 1967

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