SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 1967
THE MICHIGAN DAILY
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 5,1967 TUE MICHIGAN DAILY PAGE THREE
HO GETS AWARD:
Three Senators Criticize'DENIES ANY DANGER:
Communist Nations Meet LBJ's Stand on Dissent
Federal Judge Forbids Use
Of Troops for Gary's Election
For Soviet Anniversary
MOSCOW (/)-A special Krem-
lin meeting celebrating the 50th
anniversary of the Bolshevik Rev-
olution ended yesterday with
unanmious condemnation of the
United States but continuing dis-
agreement among world Com-
munist leaders on other issues.
One after another the speakers,
including independent - minded
President Tito of Yugoslavia and
Nicolas Ceausescu of Romania,
attacked U.S. intervention in
Gus Hall, leader of the Ameri-
can Communist party, declared
"the heroic Vietnamese people are
the victims of U.S. aggression.
the cause that the audience of staged for the occasion in the
6,000 at the Kremlin showed unity Moscow theaters," it said.
on. It included 95 foreign delega- "It is needless for the Soviet
tions. revisionist rulers to rack their
Ordinary Soviet citizens are brains about enlarging the re-
getting three days off starting pertory.
Tuesday to celebrate the occa- "In the eyes of the revolution-
sion. ary people the world over, all the
The Soviet celebration was activities the Soviet revisionist
called a farce in a commentary f rulers are carrying out with so
broadcast from Peking by the much pretense to 'commemorate'
New China News Agency. the 50th anniversary of the revo-
"The Moscow press is worried lution is the most preposterous
to death about what is to be farce"
Fierce Fighting Erupts
Hall Attacks U.S.
"Our party considers it our JnSoutheast
main task to fight U.S. imperial-
ism until not a single American
soldier, tank or warship will be KINSHASA (/) - A Congolese
in a foreign land," Hall said. military dispatch said yesterday
The Soviet government an- fierce fighting had broken out
nounced the award of the Order between the army and white-led
of Lenin, its highest decoration, mercenary invaders from Portu-
to President Ho Chi Minh of guese Angola and the enemy was
North Vietnam. in flight.
Leonid I. Brezhnev, the Soviet The dispatch did not say
Communist party chief, started whether the enemy was one of
the two-day meeting with a two groups of invaders who cross-
pledge that his government will ed the border into the southeast
"render every assistance and sup- Congo Wednesday or whether it
port to the Vietnamese Commun- was a united force.
ists until the Americans . are Deploy Paratroopers
driven out-" Other reports said Israeli-train-
But Brezhnev got little support ed Congolese paratroopers were
in his call for a world Communist speeding toward the southeast
conference and his condemna- copper center of Kolwezi to meet
tion of Mao Tse-tung. the eastern-most of the invading
Thi Thanks China forces.
A South Vietnamese Communist The military dispatch said the
leader, Dan Tran Thi, explicitly fighting broke out Friday in the
thanked China as well as the area of Mutshatsha, 70 miles west
Soviet Union for their aid in the of Kolwezi, and continued Satur-
fight against the United States. day, with five Congolese and sev-
Brezhnev, who listened a few eral invaders killed.
feet away, had said China was The account reported that
hampering Communist aid to heavy Congolese fire and air at-
Vietnam. tacks destroyed several trucks the
Only Wladyslaw Gomulka of intruders had seized. This would
Poland and Todor Zhivkov of indicate that it was the western
Bulgaria joined in the Soviet call force, which was said earlier to
for a world Communist confer- have captured a number of trucks.
ence. Take Hostages
Neither Choe Yong-chin of The army dispatch said the in-
North Korea nor Umzhagin Tes- vaders fled with 11 Congolese
endebal of Mongolia, whose coun- hostages and 25 Europeans, in-
tries borderChina, mentioned Mao cluding 10 women and children.
at all or got involved in the Mos- The Europeans were said to be
cow-Peking dispute. Belgians except for a Spanish
The biggest applause was given doctor and his wife.
the Communists from Vietnam, The government originally re-
ported two forces invaded from
Angola, one from the west at the
border town of Dilolo, the other
striking north and farther east.
There have been no reports the
two forces joined up.
The eastern-most i n v a s i o n
force was reported by diplomatic
sources to be concentrated near
Kolwezi, The Congolese Press
Agency said the invaders had
seized Kolwezi, then left the city.
Minister Flies to Battle
Interior Minister Etienne Tsh-
isekedi flew to Lubumbashi to be
closer to the military operations.
He said he was convinced the in-
vaders were commanded by Col.
Robert Denard, a Frenchman, al-
though Denard might not be in
the Congo with them.
WASHINGTON ( -) - Three
Democratic senators said yester-
day no useful purpose will be
served by papering over deep di-
visions on Vietnam policy in the
name of national unity.
They offered what added up to
a rebuttal of President Johnson's'
contention that dissenters and
demonstrators are hindering tie
war effort and attempts to get
Johnson told a news conference
Wednesday that antiwar demon-
strations, such as that at the
Pentagon recently, do not con-
tribute to the peace in Vietnam;
nor help the men fighting there.
Senate Democratic Leader Mike
Mansfield of Montana said the
right of dissent is being abused by
those who utter "vile expressions
of hatred" toward Johnson but
the war has "fostered deep and '
dangerous divisions at home. I
"It serves no useful purpose toI
blink at that fact in the name of
unity," he said. "A unity that is
surface-deep will impress no oneI
except ourselves. And in that re-
spect it is likely to be as mislead-
ingly dangerous as a beauty that
is skin deep."
Sen. Wayne Morse (D-Ore.)
condemned those who engage in
illegal demonstrations. But he
said supporters of the President's
Vietnam policies have the duty to
see to it that legitimate channels
of protest are kept open."
"Here the administration is in
serious trouble," he said. "Far
from demonstrating that repre-
sentative democracy affords dis-
senters full opportunity to com-
municate and to change public
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policy where they can make a
convincing case, the administra-
tion is rapidly closing those
Sen. Eugene J. McCarthy (D-
Minn.) said this is not the time
to ask for Democratic party unity
"The recent projection of the
Vietnam issue by the secretary of
state to include all of Southeast
Asia, if not a confrontation with
Red China, makes debate of the
issue especially important," he
Mansfield, who has opposed
escalation of the war, said there
is no use arguing the question of
how or why the United States
became involved in Vietnam.
"The fact is that we are in-
volved and the questions which
we must examine and re-examine
are how the conflict can be pre-
vented from spreading and how
it can be brought by negotiations,
as soon as possible, to an honor-
able conclusion," he said.
Sen. Wayne Morse (D-Ore.), a
persistent critic of Johnson's
Asian course, complained that
"hardly a day passes without
someone in high office denounc-,
ing the demonstrations and those
who engage in them."
Morse criticized Secretary of
State Dean Rusk for refusing to
appear publicly before the Senate
Foreign Relations Committee.
GARY, Ind. (A'} - Plans for a
National Guard peace - keeping
force for Gary's racially tense
mayoralty election Tuesday hit a
snag yesterday when a county
judge issued an order prohibiting!
mobilization of the troops.
Morgan County Superior Court
Judge Noble Littell cited an 1895
Indiana law barring the calling
out of troops within five days of
an election except in case of riot
or "imminent danger" of riot.
Discounts Any Danger
The judge discounted the "im-
minent danger" mentioned in
Gov. Roger Branigin's directive of
Thursday ordering troops into the
But Indiana Atty. Gen. John
J. Dillon said he will ask a state
high court to dissolve the lower;
"I know of no authority in any
court in the United States. let
alone the Morgan Superior Court,
to enjoin the governor when he is
acting as commander-in-chief of
the militia under the Indiana
Constitution," Dillon remarked.
"I will take the appropriate
legal action to dissolve this order
when the courts open Monday,"
There were reports that some
troops already were moving into
the Gary area of northwest In-
diana, but they could not be con-
Littell filed his order at Mar-
tinsville, a small city south of
Indianapolis, on a complaint sign-
ed by Ralph Lett, a lawyer in,
nearby Mooresville. The county is'
one of those affected by the gov-
ernor's call for National Guard
The race in Gary, a steel-mak-
ing center of 180,000 population,
about 55 per cent Negro, pits
Democrat Richard G. Hatcher
against Republican Joseph B.
Radigan. Hatcher beat the in-
cumbent, A. Martin Katz, for the
Democratic nomination in the
Reports have circulated for
weeks that the voting may trigger
Justice Department attorneysl
filed suit Friday in U.S. District!
Court at neighboring Hammond
accusing John G. Krupa, county :
Democratic chairman, and other
officials of purging voter lists to
"decrease the Negro vote but not
the white vote." Krupa, in addi-
tion to his party post, is county
clerk and secretary of the county
election board and board of can-
Earlier in the week, Hatcher
filed suit in U S. District Court
seeking an injunction delaying
the election, saying a fair vote
was impossible. He, too. cited
what he called discriminatory
purging of the voter lists, among
A hearing before a three-judge
panel is set for Hatcher's suit
After Hatcher filed his suit,
the county election board restored
more than 5,200 names which had
been erased Oct. 25. Krupa said
the county attorney had advised
that the three-judge federal panel
would order the names restored.
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World News Roundup
By The Associated Press
TEL AVIV - Israeli guards
opened fire on rioting Egyptian
prisoners of war who attempted
to break out of their camp in
northern Israel, an army spokes-
man said yesterday.
One Egyptian was killed and
two wounded in the clash last
Monday, the spokesman reported.
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King Jr. said yesterday the Nobel
Peace Prize Committee has in-
vited him to attend talks in
Russia aimed at ending the war
in Vietnam. He indicated he will
He said in an interview that
the North Vietnamese ambassador
to Russia, the ambassador for the
National Liberation Front and
representatives of the govern-
ments of South Vietnam and the
United States had .agreed to be
He did not identify the United
* * *
UNITED NATIONS-U.S. Am-
bassador Arthur J. Goldberg said
yesterday that reported Soviet
testing of orbital bombs is "a
matter of great concern."
Goldberg's attitude seemed to
contrast with that of Secretary
of Defense Robert S. McNamara.
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