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Thursday, August 26, 1976
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DlS-Palm Beach Post, Thursday, August 26, 1976 'Promotion' Voted for Washington WASHINGTON (AP) - The House voted Tuesday to promote George Washington to the rank of general of the armies despite an objection that it "makes us come off looking like a bunch of jokers." : The bicentennial bill to make Washington the highest ranking Army officer in U.S. history as of last July 4 was approved by the House, 275-107, and sent to the Senate. But Rep. Lucien N. Nedzi (D-Mich.) said George Washington's place in U.S. history is already assured and he "certainly doesn't need an extra star from us." . Nedzi noted he had earlier compared Congress' gesture to "a house painter touching up the works of Michelangelo" and said he's heard a new one since then. "It's like having the Pope offer to make Christ a cardinal," he told the House. The bill's chief sponsor, Rep. Mario Biaggi (D-N.Y.) said he never intended to have Congress try to improve George Washington's status. He said he only offered the measure "in the spirit of the bicentennial." But Nedzi said it was not clear that the bill would even make Washington the highest ranking U.S. Army officer ever despite its language that it would so so. It would make Washington "general of the armies of the United States of America" and Nedzi produced a 1930s federal finding that Congress gave Gen. John Pershing that same rank after World War I. The ruling by Congress' comptroller general also held that Congress had created the title for George Washington in the 1740s although President John Adams never nominated Washington to receive it. Chairman F. Edward Hebert (D-La.) of the House armed services subcommittee that first approved the bill said he assumes it would make Washington a six-star general. George Washington was made a lieutenant general after his command of U.S. revolutionary forces 200 years ago. It was the highest rank at the time but now is only a three-star general. Tourist Flow to U.S. faimachcfcademy Setting a Record t WASHINGTON (AP) - The American bicentennial celebration and the recovery from the recession are combining to attract a record number of tourists to U.S. shores this year, the U.S. Travel Service said Tuesday. . It said that 7.4 million foreign travelers arrived in the United States during the first six months of the year, a 10.6 per cent increase over the same period in 1975. An agency analyst estimated that the number of foreign arrivals would reach 18.1 million by the end of the year, an increase of 15.3 per cent. Most of the travelers are from Canada and Mexico, but visitors from overseas nations were 18.8 per cent above a year earlier during the first six months. But even more important for the U.S. economy than the number of foreign tourists was a sharp reduction in the gap between Americans traveling abroad and foreigners visiting this country, a travel agency official said. Don Wynegar, manager of the agency's international research program, said that during the first six months of the year nearly 9.2 million Americans traveled abroad, down five-tenths of one per cent from the same period in 1975. He estimated the total of American travelers would reach 23.2 million by the end of the year, just seven-tenths of one per cent higher than in 1975. If the estimates are correct, the difference between arrivals and departures would be 5.1 million, which is less than half of the 1972 travel gap of 10.7 million when the number of arrivals totaled 13.1 million and the number of departures was 23.8 million. Wynegar said the travel gap has been narrowing steadily since 1973 and has played a key role in reducing the U.S. international balance of payments. He said the big factor in the increase in foreign travel to the United States during the first six months was the improvement of the U.S. economy, as well as recovery from recession and economies of other nations. Bicentennial attractions probably were not a major factor during the first six months, but he expects they will be a major influence in attracting tourists during the second six months of the year, especially for July and August. Canada led other nations in the number of its citizens visiting the United States during the first six months of the year with a total of more than 4.5 million, up 10.6 per cent over the same period in 1975. Others' are Mexico, 948,000, down 2.8 per cent; Japan, 347,000, down 7.9 per cent; United Kingdom, 230,000, up 23.6 per cent; West Germany, Teenage Dare Fatal For Girl 'There Was a Bet Police Disclose VANCOUVER, Canada - A 10-year-old girl was stabbed to death on a teenager's dare, police said Tuesday. "She died because someone bet someone else that he didn't have the guts to do it," a Vancouver police detective said. "Someone took a dare." He said the girl, whose identification was withheld, was stabbed 47 times with a knife on Monday. A 16-year-old boy, also unidentified, was taken into custody after he telephoned authorities to report the killing, the detective said. He said the boy and two other youths apparently lured the girl into a low-rent apartment near her home on the pretext of playing "hide and seek." The girl was killed as she hid under a blanket in the bathtub in the apartment, the detective said. "It was senseless, wanton killing. There was just no reason for it, none," he said. "There was a bet. Some money. Some small amount of money, that's all. How much was bet? Not much . . . how much does any 16-year-old have in his pocket?" 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