SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 1967
THE MICHIGAN DAILY
SATU1WAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 1967 THE MICHIf~uAN DAILY PAGE THREE
By The Associated Press
SAIGON - The leader of a
newly-formed "democratic opposi-
tion front" to the Thieu-Ky gov-
ernment was convicted yesterday
on charges of writing a bad check
and transferring money abroad
more than three years ago.
Truong Dinh Dzu, who placed
second to the Thieu-Ky ticket in
the recent election, contended
that the charges were false and
To N.Y. Slumg
NEW YORK ()-In his unde-
clared pursuit of the Republican
presidential . nomination, G o v.
George Romney heard gripes of
New York Negroes yesterday, was
needled by Democrats from home
and was accused of dodging a big
A member of an antipoverty
project in a Negro neighborhood
of Brooklyn contended the Michi-
gan governor had left vague
whether he would support poverty
At one point during a busy day,
Romney found himself back to the
wall, surrounded by newsmen and
residents of the neighborhood, and
caught in the middle of a loud
argument.over whether he or Sen.
Robert F. Kennedy D-NY). was
the man to take complaints to.
Democrats Confront Governor
Earlier in the day, as Romney
was setting out from his hotel for
a round of inspections of slum
rehabilitation and poverty pro-
grams in New York, he was con-
fronted by four Democrats from
They handed Romney a letter
urging him to break off his cur-
rent coast-to-coast trip and to re-
turn home "to address yourself to
the urgent problems confronting
the people of Michigan."
The four Democrats were Cole-
man A. Young a state senator;
Marily J. Kelly a meirnber of the
Michigan Board of Education;
Dale Kildee a state representative
and Patti Knox vice chairman of
the Democratic State Central
Committee of Michigan.
They requested in their letter
that Romney return home to ex-
pand the agenda of an upcoming
special session of the Michigan
Legislature to include the follow-
"1) The needs of our children
and the financial needs of our
"2) The right of every person
in Michigan regardless of race,
color, creed, religion or national
origin, to purchase a home any-
where in Michigan'; and
"3) The rehabilitation of De-
troit and other Michigan cities."
that he would appeal the convic-
Dzu had announced Thursday
the formation of a civilian coali-
tion party composed of six of the
civilian candidates for the presi-
dency. The six .polled a total of
200,000 more votes than the vic-
torious Thieu-Ky ticket, which
polled' 35 per cent of the vote.
Since the Sept. 3 election, Dzu,
who campaigned on charges of
governmental corruption and a
promise to seek peace, has accused
the government with rigging the
Dzu, who was represented at the
trial by a lawyer, has 9 days in
which to file an "opposition" mo-
tion which would require a new
trial in the same court with him
present. If convicted again, he
could bring the case to the court
Dzu was sentenced to three
months on a charge of writing a
bad check for one million piasters
-$8,474-in 1962. He said yester-
day the check bounced because
the late President Ngo Dinh Diem
froze his bank account but that
Dzu's friends made the check
A second charge, on which the
court sentenced him to six months
in prison, accused Dzu of illegally
transferring $11,500 to an account
in the Bank of America in San
Dzu said the money was not
transferred out of Vietnam but
was put in the San Francisco
bank by American friends to pay
for the education of two of his
children. One is studying at the
University of California at Los
Angeles and the other at Stanford
Striking Teachers in Detroit
To Vote on Arbitration Sunday
DETROIT 03) - Leaders of I dan declined to predict the out- New York City's strike spread
striking Detroit teachers yesterday - come of Sunday's vote. A member Thursday, as fewer teachers and
overrode the shouted demand of
their followers and set a Sunday
vote on whether to accept binding
arbitration of their salary dispute
with the school board.
Mrs. Mary Ellen Riordan, pres-'
ident of the Detroit Federation of
Teachers, announced the Sunday
meeting before an outdoor rally of
of rie teacher's bargaining team pupils showed up than the day be-
predicted, however, that it would fore. About 49,000 of the city's
be rejected. Haughton said that if 55,000 teachers manned picket
either side rejects the arbitration lines or stayed home. The fewer
proposal. "the people of Detroit than 400,000 of 1.1 milliop pupils
must believe that such party has that came to classes either were
no interest in settling the dispute." sent home early or received make-
Mrs. Riordan told the striking
teachers to remain united.
A STRIKING UNITED AUTO Workers assembly line worker studies his paycheck, the last one he will
receive from the Ford Motor Co. until the strike is over. Other workers line up for their checks, a
small one involving about three days pay. Negotiations resumed yesterday in an attempt to settle the
10 day dispute.
Ford, UAW Resume Meeting
AsStrike 'Fallout' Spreads
about 1,500 teachers at the Detroit The teachers are demanding'
Public Schools headquarters build- salary increases of $1,200 a year,
ing. down from an original demand of
The arbitration proposal came $1,700, plus a work year shortened
from Ronald W. Haughton, the from 40 weeks to 38.
mediator appointed for the Detroit Deadlocks also continued in a
crisis by Gov. George Romney. number of Michigan districts out-
Haughton said the pay issue in side Dtroit. About 100,000 pupils'
contract talks is at "a complete are involved in the out-state dis-
About 300,000 Detroit school Meanwhile, a court hearing on
children, meanwhile, were missing criminal contempt charges against
an eighth day of classwork can- teacher union leaders in New
celled since the teacher strike pre- York City reconvened yesterday
vented schools from opening on but the leaders vowed they would
schedule Sept. 5. go to jail rather than send their
Later, to newsmen, Mrs. Rior- members back to work.
The Board of Education declined
to meet with representatives of
the United Federation of Teachers,
AFL-CIO, Thursday. School Supt.
Bernard E. Donovan, explained he
had told UFT President Albert
Shanker that there was "not much
point in rehearsing the same
Both sides agreed that the
walkout might last a long time,
Mayor John V. Lindsay called ne-
He noted in a television inter-
view that Negro parents in slum
areas were "getting mad at the
whole apparatus" and "they want
the schools open."
DETROIT (P)-For the firsti
time since a nationwide strike be-
gan nine days earlier, bargaining
teams from Ford Motor Co. and<
the United Auto Workers union
resumed new contract negotiations
A strike which idled 160,000
Ford workers across the country
erupted primarily over wage and
fringe benefit demands which the
UAW hopes to win at Ford and
then take to Chrysler and General
Motor for matching or bettering.
Tl first item on the schedule
for discussion yesterday was so-'
called noneconomic issues. These
include a union deman for a curb
on the companies' subcontracting
of work to others and establish-
I motif Af linoc of rinmal-natim-1 that
a i"r f>>cpri to nsrf F+liri t.hPir rnnt.r Ar+t.r
men of l ies of cuemal eacion LnaL i riuseu Lou exuenau noconuurcias
would limit skilled tradesmen to beyond the Sept. 6 expiration, and
performing work in only one clas- the UAW is continuing to man
sification. their plants without contract pro-
Malcolm L. Denise, Ford vice tection while striking their major
president for labor relations, and competitor in what normally is a
Ken Bannon, UAW Ford director, lush sales period.
said they also likely would try to Meanwhile e m p 1 o y e layoffs
set up a schedule and agenda for caused by the Ford strike cropped
future meetings. up across the nation yesterday as
Denise said he did not anticipate the work stoppage by the United
meetings over the weekend. Ban- Auto Workers entered its ninth
non said the union would be will- day.
ing to meet Saturday and Sunday, Hadley Transport of Los An-
"if it appears the meetings would geles, whose sole function is mov-
be fruitful." ing new Fords by truck, reported
Ford was struck just as it was an income loss running at the
getting its 1968 models rolling at rate of $800,000 a month.
full tilt to dealers for introduction Railroads in Georgia which had
a week hence. It reports only about been hauling an average of 400
85,000 new models in the hands of cars a day conceded that they laid
its 7,200 dealers. off some help but declined to give
General Motors and Chrysler figures.
By The Associated Press
MIAMI-Hurricane Doria moved
on New England with 90-mile an
hour fury yesterday, and far to
the south, growing Hurricane
B e u 1 a h worried residents all
around the broad Gulf of Mexico.
Gale warning flags flew from
Provincetown, Mass., to the Vir-
ginia Capes and small craft warn-
ings were up as Doria thrashed in
toward the coast after several days
of aimless drifting in the Atlantic.
Beulah, her winds shrieking at
115 miles an hour around the cen-
ter, whirled steadily on toward
the Yucatan Channel, the 150-
mile wide passageway from the
Caribbean Sea into the Gulf.
S* * *
LONDON - Pressure built up
within Prime Minister Harold
Wilson's government yesterday to
cancel Britain's F111 fighter-
bomber deal with America follow-
ing the U.S. Congress ban on for-
eign warship orders.
But Wilson and Defense Min-
ister Denis Healey insisted that
the British must go on keeping
their side of the billion-dollar
bargain with the Americans cover-
ing defense cooperation over the
Wilson, qualified sources said,
believes Britain and the United
States could be on the point of a
major crisis in their military, po-
litical and economic relations.
Therefore, he argues, it would be
dangerous for this country to do
anything that might precipitate
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An Evening with Shlomo Carlebach
Sunday, September 11,1961
Ann Arbor High Auditorium