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Mansfield Says Rise

Flight Controllers

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Not Likely

Study Apollo 4 Data


Majority Leader Mike Mansfield
conceded yesterday that Congress
probably will not increase income
taxes this year, but said President
Johnson undoubtedly will press
the issue in 1968 "when it will be
far worse" in terms of dollars and
of politics.
The Montana Democrat said a
tax" increase request next year
might have to be larger than the
$7 billion the President now
seeks and the question will be

even more troublesome in an elec-
tion year.
'Johnson seeks a 10 per cent in-.
come tax surcharge to combat
inflation and help pay for the
Vietnam war. But the measure is
locked in the House Ways and
Means Committee, and appears
likely to remain there.
"He hasn't given up," Mans-
field said of the President. "He's
still trying to get it, but with
every passing day the odds climb
against him.

"If we don't face up to it this
year, we'll have to do it next year
when it will be far worse," he
said. "It will be more unpopular.
It may well be a bigger tax in-
The size of a 1968 tax bill,
Mansfield said, would depend on
the amount of money Johnson
and Congress can cut from fed-
eral spending.
Spending Cut
Federal spending is a key issue
in the Ways and Means Commit-
tee, which originates all tax legis-
lation. Its members are talking in
terms of a spending cut of $5
billion to $10 billion as the price
for action on the tax boost.
"I'm worried about this eco-'
nomic situation," Mansfield said
in an interview. He said inflation
this year will boost the cost of
living by about 3.1 per cent.
But acknowledging that pros-
pects for action now are dim,
Mansfield said: "I think the mem-
bers have their minds pretty well
made up."
"I still think a tax increase is
necessary," he added.
December Adjournment
"I think on the Senate side, this
has been a responsible, stop, look
and - listen session," Mansfield
said. He said Congress probably
will adjourn about mid-December.
Mansfield acknowledged that
Johnson proposals are having
more difficulty in the House. He
said that is due in part to the
Republican gains in the last con-
gressional elections.
But he said the House, with its
economy drive, may provide a
more accurate reflection of the
nation's mood than does the
"You may not like what they're
doing," Mansfield said, "but it's
quite possible that they reflect
very accurately what the people
are thinking."

-Associated Press
NAVY SWIMMERS ATTACH the flotation collar to the Apollo 4 shortly after the spacecraft para-
chuted into the Pacific Ocean, about 275 miles northeast of Midway Island Thursday. The 8V2-hour
flight of the Appolo 4 was termed highly successful.
Israel Doubts Effectiveness
Of UN Arbitration wIt Arabs

By The Associated Press
4, the unmanned moonship that
rode America's maiden Saturn 5
super-rocket deep into space, yes-
terday headed toward Hawaii as
jubilant flight controllers began
assessing reams of data collected
on its 8%-hour mission.
The cone-shaped spacecraft, its
heat shield charcoal black in places
from a fiery 25,000 mile-an-hour
re-entry through earth's atmos-
phere, was pronounced "in very
good shape" by space officials as
it rode aboard its prime recovery
ship toward Pearl Harbor.
National Aeronautics and Space
Administration spokesmen said the
capsule was expected td arrive at
the port late Saturday and remain
there for about three days until
technicians deactivate electrical
systems and steering rockets.
From there, it was to be trucked
to Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii,
and flown to Long Beach, Calif.,
near its final destination at the
Downey, Calif., plant of North
American Rockwell Corp., prime
spacecraft contractor.
Space agency officials said
enough data was collected during
the triumphant first flight of the
towering Saturn 5 and its Apollo
moonship payload to fill an en-
cy clopedia during each minute of
its eight-hour, 36-minute mission.
Air Force Maj. Gen. Samuel C.
Phillips, who manages America's
Apollo man to the moon program
emphaisized the team effort in
talking about major achievements
such as that recorded Thursday by
the super-rocket.

'Associated Press News Analysis
cardinal aim of Arab policy is Is-
rael's withdrawal from the Arab
territories overrun last June, but
developments in recent days make
it apparent this objective is dis-
tant, if attainable at all.
The Israelis are demanding di-
rect talks with the Arab nations.
They declare permanent frontiers
can be set only in the context of
an over-all solution of the many
complex problems agreed to in
face-to-face bargaining and em-
bodied in peace treaties.
"It you want your lands back,
you'll have to deal with us," the

Israelis, in effect, are telling the Israel, a creation of the United
Arabs. Nations, long has doubted the or-
The Arabs, rejecting direct talks ganization can help against what
with Israel and ' asserting that she sees as a threat to her very
withdrawal is an essential precon- existence from the Arab world.
dition to a permanent settlement, The latest incident makes more
look to the United Nations to pro- difficult, if not out of the ques-
vide a go-between to work out an- tion, any UN effort to, ameliorate
swers. the crisis.
Israel's refusal to speak at the

"This was, I believe," Phillips
said, "the most powerful rocket,
perhaps the most powerful ma-
chine in terms of energy per sec-
ond, that's ever performed.
"You could almost feel the pow-
er of the launch team during the
night and on through the early
morning hours in the last minutes
and seconds of that countdown."
"I've been through a lot of
countdowns on rockets. I've been
in various positions in various
launch operations over the years,
and I was tremendously impressed
with the smooth teamwork that
this 'combined government-indus-
try team put together."
State Court
Takes Over
Road Probe
LANSING (IM-The State Su,
preme Court yesterday said it will
take over Gov. George Romney
and Atty. Gen. Frank Kelley's
state highway grand jury petition
and rule on the question of what
court may entertain such a re-
The court ordered the petition,
calling for a grand jury probe of
the State Highway Department,
transferred to its jurisdiction.
The petition had been filed with
the State Court of Appeals, but
the high court had been asked
to determine if the Appeals Court
had jurisdiction over such a pe-
tition and authority to name a
grand juror.
To File Briefs
The Supreme Court asked the
attorney general and the criminal
jurisprudence committee of the
Michigan State Bar to file briefs
on the jurisdiction question on
or before Dec. 15.
Romney and Kelley filed the
petition before the Appeals Court
last September, seeking an invest-
igation of alleged wrongdoing in
the highway department.
The two said the petition was
based on new evidence uncovered
by the attorney general since an
investigation conducted by Kel-
ley's office earlier this year.
Commission Request
The decision to petition for a
grand jury grew out of a State
Highway Commission request that
such a grand jury look into de
partment activities from 1957
through 1964.
However, there existed the
question of whether the Appeals
Court, in operation since 1964,
had jurisdiction to entertain
such a petition.
Romney subsequently asked the
Supreme Court to rule on whether
the Appeals Court could consider
the petition.

-Associated Press
California Governor Ronald Reagan waves in mock horror to a
bystander who suggested he was the next President. Reagan, in
Seattle yesterday during a rainstorm for a Republican fund-
raising luncheon, was presented with a lei on his arrival.

Gov. Connally Not To Seek Fourth Term

AUSTIN, Tex. (JP)--Texas Gov.
John Connally, who' twice nom-
inated Lyndon Johnson for presi-
dent, announced Friday he will not
seek re-election in 1968.
Connally's decision that he call-
ed "agonizing" clears the way for a
free-swinging governor's race and
deprives Johnson of the help of,
the popular governor's name In
the Democratic column of the
Texas ballot.
Jeopardizes Johnson
The President's control over the
state delegation to the 1968 Dem-
ocratic conventionin Chicago
might not be as strong without
Connally in charge, but a dele-
gate revolt by Texans is unlikely.
It also jeopardizes the President's
control of the state's Democratic
"I have reluctantly concluded
that after the drain of what will
have been eight years of vigorous
public service, I no longer can be
assured in my own mind that I
could bring to the office for an-
other two years the enthusi-
asm, the resilience, the patience
that my conscience would demand
and the state would deserve," Con-
nally, 50, said.
The eight years included service
as Secretary of the Navy under
Kennedy. He will have been gover-
nor six years at the end of his
current third term which ends in
January 1969.
Smith to Run
Lt. Gov. Preston Smith an-
nounced his .candidacy for gov-
ernor weeks ago.
Report circulated throughout
Texas that an announcement he
would run for governor was im-
minent from Sen. Ralph Yarbor-
ough (D-Tex) who three times
lost the Democratic nomination
for governor. But Yarborough said
in Dallas Friday that he will not
V, announce his intentions until Con-
gress ends.
Yarborough is a longtime bitter
political foe of Connally-a part of
the ancient Democratic split in
Texas between the liberals, now
headed by Yarborough, and the
conservative headed by Connally.
' Former Atty. Gen. Waggoner
Carr, former U.S. Rep. Joe Kilgore,
Singles? Compatible?
Let the stars tell you.
For' free questionnaire
write to:
1674 Broadway
New York, N.Y. 10019

Houston lawyer Don Yarborough
and former state Sen. Franklin
Spears have been named in pub-
lished speculation as possible as-
With the popular Connally out
of the way, Republicans would
have their best chance in years to
elect a governor. Former Atty. Gen.
Will Wilson, who switched party
labels, is a frequently named pos-
sibility, as is Rep. George Bush.
Connally, a longtime friend of
Johnson and a force in behind-
the-scenes Texas politics before his
election, nominated Johnson for

president at the 1956 Democratic
convention and worked hard for
his nomination in 1960.
Connally resigned in 1962 to run
for governor.
Opponents called him "Lyndon's
boy John" and asserted Johnson
had sent'him back to keep the
state in conservative Democrat
Connally placed Johnson's name
in nomination for president at the
1964 national Democratic conven-
Connally and Johnson split tem-
porarily that year when Johnson

reportedly applied pressure to keep
Kilgore from running against Yar-
borough, whose political feud with
Johnson was patched over after
the assassination.
While remaining on warm terms
with Johnson, Connally has op-
posed some of his domestic pro-
One close friend of the governor
said Connally's main reason for
stepping down is. that he could
not support Johnson's domestic
program as he would be expected
to during the presidential cam-

Security Council meeting Thurs-
day night was the latest sign of
the rough road ahead for the
Arabs. Friends of the Arabs, prin-
cipally the Soviet Union and In-
dia, objected to Israel's speaking
second in the council debate after:
Egyptian Foreign Minister Mah-
moud Riad.,
A procedural wrangle ended with+
defeat of a U.S. motion to permit
Israel to be heard immediately
after Egypt. The council decided
to hear representatives in the order
in which delegations put their
names on the speakers' list-withE
Israel seventh.
In the past, the customary
procedure had been to hear both;
sides in a dispute before other
speakers are given the floor.
After the council decision an Is-!
raeli spokesman announced that3
Foreign Minister Abba Eban "de-
clined the offer to address the Sec-
urity Council at midnight in con-
ditions prejudicial to Israeli's posi-
The spokesman said that the
council "has manifested one-side-
ness adversely affecting the ob-
jective and impartial consideration+
of a matter of grave importance.",
Sharp Words
Israeli sources said Eban had1
asked to speak when the council1
meets again Monday on the Mid-
dIe East, and there was little
doubt he would have sharp words
for the council itself as well as the

Three Klan Members Jailed
InI Mississippi KidnapCase
PASCAGOULA, Miss. (P)-Three a fourth man, Billy Roy Pitts, 23,
of 12 white men indicted in the pleaded guilty to kidnaping Jackj
1966 firebomb death of a Negro Watkins, 43, an ex-convict and
civil rights worker were jailed chemical plant worker.
yesterday on charges they kid- Pitts also is one of the 12
naped a man and tried to force charged in the Dahmer case.
him to give a false statement in District Attorney Cumbest said
the case. the kidnaping of Watkins took
State officers arrested Sam Hol- place after word got out that the
loway Bowers Jr., 42, Cecil Victor prosecution in the Dahmer slay-,
Sessums, 31, and Deavours Nix, ing would base part of its case
44, all identified by the FBI as on testimony from Lawrence Byrd
members of the militant White of Laurel. Byrd, also identified by
Knights of the Ku Klux Klan. the FBI as a Klansman, was in-
The three were taken into cus- itially arrested in the Dahmer
tody in Laurel, Miss., early in the case, but was not indicted.
day and transferred to the Pas- Cumbest said Pitts and Buck-
cagoula jail, 60 miles away, pend- ley took Watkins for a ride and
ing arraignment. tried ,to get a tape recorded state-
They are among 12 Laurel area ment that he had helped the FBI
men under federal court indict- beat a confession from Byrd.
ment charging conspiracy in the In an affidavit filed at the time
bombing attack on the home andPinsandauckledeareted
store of Vernon F. Dahmer Sr., a Pitts and Buckley were arrested,
Negro businessman in Hatties- Cumbest said Watkins had denied
burg, Miss., and former president anr knowledge of the Wahmer
of the Forrest County branch of death, but they "kept insisting
the NAACP. that he dictate into a tape re-
The indictment charges that ."

National News Roundup

the men conspired to "intimidate,
threaten and coerce" Dahmer for
urging other Negroes to vote.
Dahmer died of burns after the
Jan. 10, 1966, attack.
The kidnaping charges- against
Bowers, Sessums and Nix came
Thursday, just four hours after

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By The Associated Press
WASHINGTON - Justice De-
partment officials reportedly are
strongly opposed to a Selective
Service System plan to induct
antiwar protesters who violate the
draft law, rather than use the
courts for prosecution and appeal.
Sources also say the Selective
Service System, headed by Lt.
Gen. Lewis B. Hershey, doesn't
think the Justice Department is
prosecuting vigorously men
charged with violating the law.
Hershey's office has prepared
for legal study an order that
would change the definition of a
draft delinquent to cover anyone
who destroys his draft card or
disrupts the drafting process. De-
linquents are automatically put
at the top of induction lists.
Present regulations define a
delinquent as one who, for exam-
ple, fails to carry required draft
registration a n d classification
PASADENA, Calif .-Pictures a
scientist called "the most dra-
matic close-ups yet of the moon"
streamed back yesterday from
Surveyor 6.
Dr. Eugene Shoemaker of the
United States Geological Survey
used the phrase in describing
cliffs, trenches and craters in the


rugged area where the three-leg-
ged spacecraft touched down
Thursday, almost dead center on
the lunar disk.
Shoemaker, a member of the
scientific team analyzing the pho-
tographs at Jet Propulsion Lab-
oratory, had high praise for the
sharpness and clarity of the tele-
vision camera aboard the 650-
pound robot.
The team is studying the pic-
tures to determine whether the
site, in the Sinus Medii-Central
Bay-is safe for manned landings.
* * *
NEWARK, N.J.-A leaflet pro-
testing the weapons conviction of'
Negro playwright LeRoi Jones
and violently denouncing "white
devils" was run off on office
equipment of Newark's antipov-
erty agency, says its executive
Sylvester Odom said Thursday
he ordered a full investigation

after learning that the leaflets
had been printed in the United
Community Corporation's main
The unsigned leaflets charged
that "America is holding LeRo.
Jones as a political prisoner" oe-
cause "he is a Free Black Man,
refuses to be judged by an all-
white jury and judge."
Jones and two other men were
convicted last week on charges of
illegal possessionof weapons dur-
ing Newark's July riots.
SAN FRANCISCO - Police are
trying to serve nine arrest war-
rants on Negroes who invaded the
San Francisco State College cam-
pus newspaper office Monday and
attacked the paper's editor, and
other staff members.
The editor, James Vaszco, 21,
identified three attackers by
name from photographs taken by
a student cameraman during the
raid Monday.

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Father Neuberger and the
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"The single unforgivable sin in talking to the
young, whether rebellious or not, is to forgo can-
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