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Picks Bund'
As Special
Group Head
40,000 Americans i
Middle East Begin
Massive Evacuation
Johnson announced yesterday1
creation of a special commit
of the National Security Cor
to coordinate U.S. efforts
achieve peace in the Middle Eas
He recalled McGeorge Bu
to federal service to act as e
ecutive secretary of the group.
In a statement read by Johns
at a National Security Cour
meeting, the President said fi
responsibility for achieving wo
peace rested with the peoples a
governments of the Middle East
Asks Agencies' Support
' The chief executive said he vs
creating the special committee 1
cause "the continuing crisis a
the effort to help build a n
peace will require the most ca:
ful coordination of the work
our government."
At the White House, Johns
said he had asked all governme
agencies' to supply Bundy's s
cial committee with staff suppor
Secretary of State Dean R
will preside over the panel. Oti
regular members are Secretary
the Treasury Henry H. Fowl
Secretary of Defense Robert
McNamara, Director Richa
Helms of the Central Intelliger
Akency, Presidential Assist
Walt W. Rostow, Washington a
torney Clark Clifford, and Ar
Gen. Earle G. Wheeler, chairm
of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
Details were sketchy on progri
in evacuating the 40,000 Ame-
cans reported to be in an ar
stretching from the Persian Gi
to North Africa. McCloskey s
more than 10,000 Americans h
been removed from the Midea
but was unable to give a speci
Reports from the Mideast in
cated all modes of transportati
-cars, buses, trains, ships, plan
-were being used by the flee
In Egypt, U.S. Embassy perso
nei, private residents and so
correspondents prepared to lea
Cairo by train for Alexand
where they hoped to board
ship for Europe. Other corre
pondents already had left for tl


p Committee
Peace Efforts

House-Refuses To Increase
Treasury's Borrowing Range

-Associated Press
McGEORGE BUNDY TALKS TO reporters yesterday at the White House after being named execu-
tive secretary to a special committee to coordinate U.S. efforts to achieve peace in the Middle
East. President Johnson announced the creation of the committee as part of the National Security
Council. At right is White House Press Secretary George Christian.
Humiliation o Arabians
Kay Aps aBring Power' UoaSet

No Action on
Soviet Ships
off Israel
Russian Vessels Fail
To Make Provocations
Toward Americans
The Soviet Union showed added
naval power around this American
aircraft carrier as it cruised idly
in the eastern Mediterranean yes-
terday. No planes with bombs have
taken off from the carrier since
news of the Middle East war came
Monday morning.
The second Soviet guided mis-
sile destroyer to arrive apparently
has been assigned to help shadow
U.S. 6th Fleet operations in the
past few days.
The new arrival pulled within
a few miles of the America's task
group within sight of the Greek
island of Crete. A sister ship
moved at times within 500 yards
of the carrier.
Send Radio Message
At one point, the Russians ap-
parently sent a radio message
over an international frequency to
6th Fleet ships. Seemingly unable
to interpret the message, the
America radioed back what was
believed to be a request to have
the commhunication repeated."
There was no further word
about the radio contacts.
The Soviet vessels attempted
no provocation of the American
task group.
The America has kept a U.S.
destroyer between itself and the
first Soviet warship the past few
days and the Soviet ship has
yielded the right of way on the
occasions when it became caught
in traffic.
Observe No Activity
Newsmen have observed no ac-
tivities which would indicate com-
bat missions were afoot. Pilots
scoffed at any suggestion that
U.S. planes had been involved in
the air war.
None of the carrier's planes left
Tuesday. An almost eerie calm set-
tled over the America as the fleet
stood vigil for any orders from
Yesterday morning officers said
the America and her task group
of about half a dozen destroyers
and a cruiser generally were hold-
ing to an area about 75 miles
southeast of Crete.
The only sign of any possible
offensive measures being taken
was the loading of half a squadron
of A4 Skyhawk attack planes with
six 500-pound bombs or two air-.
to-surface Bulpup missiles.
On an alert status on deck are
three Phantoms equipped with two
heat-seeking Sidewinder missiles
and two Sparrow homing missiles,
both for air-to-air use.
The task group seemed to be
marking time, sometimes shifting
positions south of Crete merely
to keep on the move.
Censorship placed over news
copy leaving the carrier late Mon-
day was lifted later.

WASHINGTON (P) - The House
rocked President Johnson's ad-;
ministration last night by refus-
ing to increase the Treasury's bor-
rowing authority by the requested<
$29 billion.
The 210-197 vote means admin-
istration forces will have to tryi
again, with a lower figure, or1
the government will be unable to-
pay its bills next month.
The requested increase would
have been the biggest single step-
up since World War II and would
have brought the national debt
ceiling to $365 billion,.eb
Debt Limit Drops
Unless Congress acts on a new
increase by June 30, the debt
limit automatically drops to $285t
billion, well below the actual debt.
The vote saw a new combina-
tion of Republicans, conservative
Democrats and some liberals ap-
parently opposed to higher spend-
ing in Vietnam overcoming the ad-t
ministration forces.
Not a single Republican votede
for the debt limit increase. Voting3
against it were 176 Republicanst
and 34 Democrats.
Republicans Ask Rejection 1
The Republicans had called fort
rejection of the proposed increaset
as a way to force Johnson to re-
vise his budget with cuts in do-
mestic spending.r
They attacked what they call-
ed a credibility gap in the admin-k

istration's projection of income
and expenditures.
"I'll put it bluntly," said Rep.
Thomas B. Curtis (R-Mo), "We
don't believe the President's fig-
ures. I don't see any reason why
we should. They're false on the
revenue estimates and false on
the expenditure estimates."

C y C7

Arab-Israeli Hostilit
Shadows Viet Crises
SAIGON (/P)-The Vietnam war. Vietnam penetrated above th
overshadowed now by Arab-Israeli heavily defended area of Han(
hostilities in the Middle East, and Haiphong, the American je
settled yesterday into a pro- were not challenged by the Nort
nounced lull. Vietnamese air force,
U.S. military headquarters said U.S. pilots concentrated on sup
that although there were scattered ply lines above the 17th Parall
skirmishes, ground fighting had and on the rail lines north fror
ebbed to its lowest level of the Hanoi. Two of these lintes lead I
year. There were fewer air raids Red China.

than usual over the north. j
U.S. officers volunteered nof
reason for the lapse in heavy ac-
tion but denied it was due in any
way to the Middle East war. It
seemed neither side regarded this
as a good time for any dramatic
Although some of the 88 com-
bat missions Tuesday over North

New Mexico Ends Hunt
Fo T ijerina 's Raiders

Key Democrats agreed that the
present prediction of an $11-bil
lion budget deficit for the yea:
beginning July 1 will most prob-
ably have to be revised upward
Estimates have run as high a
$29 billion. Increased deficit:
would heighten the likelihood of a
tax increase.

By The Associated Press
Israel's swift humiliation of the
combined forces of Arabdom
promises changes in the leadership
of the Middle East and a heavy
impact upon patterns of world
power politics.
Neither Americans nor Russians
could claim to have come out
ahead, in Arab eyes, from this
week's dramatic events, and the
Middle East is likely to be on the
verge of a period of internal up-
roar which could- end Gamal Ab-
del Nasser's reign as the symbol
of Arab aspirations.
Washington, Moscow, London
and Paris all can be expected now
to undertake searching reapprais-
als of their policies, taking into
consideration prospective changes
in the world picture after the
Arab-Israeli war.
The United States faces bitter-
ness and hostility from Arab na-
tions rich in oil and astride stra-
tegic waterways. The Arabs choose

*World NwsRo'undup
By The Associated Press ence which cheered and applauded
NEW YORK-Dorothy Parker, the performance.
the versatile writer and humor- The Michigan singers left Hong
ist, died yesterday at the age of Kong yesterday for a concert in
74. Manila.
She was a poet, short story WASHINGTON - Sen. John J.
writer, screen writer, drama critic Williams (R-Del) called yesterday
and literary critic. And yet she for a report from the Senate eth-
probably was best known as the ics committee on charges that Sen.
author of the witty couplet: "Men Edward V. Long (D-Mo) misused
seldom make passes, at girls who an investigation of wiretapping in
wear glasses." an, effort to help Teamsters Un-
* * * ion President James R. Hoffa.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Herbert Long has denied the charges,
W. Broeckenhaupt, 24, a German- made in a Life magazine article,
born Air Force staff sergeant, was although he has acknowledged re-
sentenced yesterday to 30 years ceiving $48,000 in legal fees in
in prison on charges of conspir- 1963 and 1964 from Morris A.
ing to provide U.S. defense se. Shenker, a St. Louis lawyer who
crets to the Soviet Union. represented Hoffa in an appeal
The maximum sentence could from a jury-tampering conviction.
have been death. . *
* * * NEW YORK-The stock mar-
ket overcame a burst of profit
HONG KONG-The University taking yesterday and propelled its
of Michigan men's glee club won strong rally through a second ses-
Hong Kong newspaper praise yes- slon
terday for "versatility," "vigor" Bokers said Israeli successes in
and "musical ability." the Middle East war provided fuel
"For a group of nonprofession- for a continuation of the advance.
al musicians," the South China The market tumbled Monday at
Morning Post said, "they have the outset of the war but staged
achieved a high standard of per- a comeback Tuesday, when it ap-
formance and authentic sense of peared that the chances of U.S.
style, imparted no doubt by their involvement had lessened.
distinguished and highly experi- The Dow Jones average of 30
enced director, D. Philip Duey." industrials rose 6.48 points to
The Post's music critic was com- 869.19. An early gain of 9.3 points
menting on the glee club's Tues- was whittled to 2.87 points in
day night concert here before a midafternoon when profit taking
large City Hall Auditorium audi- was at its height.

to believe that the United States
and Britain helped the Israelis to
humble Arab arms.
The Russians, too, face trouble.
So far as Egypt and Syria were
concerned, Soviet arms, purchased
at a severe strain on their econ-
omies, were cut to pieces by the
To the Arab way of thinking,
the Russians probably will be
judged to have let them down by
withholding more direct support.
Tries To Lure Moscow
Syria's United Nations delegate
commented that the Arabs would
remember for a long time those
who did not help them.
The Arabs seemed to try to lure
Moscow into greater involvement.
Some interpret the charge of U.S.
and British air support for Israel
as an indication of this. But Mos-
cow hewed to a line of caution,
failing even to report the Arab
charge in its own press in 24 hours
after the charge was voiced.
The Russians must feel more or
less obliged now to make appro-
priate sounds, to condemn Israel
as an "aggressor" and to make
demands on behalf of the Arabs.
France's Position
If any major nation emerged
unscathed, it was France. But
Arabs know that French popular
sentiment and French-built planes
were in Israel's side. They still'
harbor anger at France for its as-
sociation with Britain and Israel
in the Suez war of 1956.
President Charles de Gaulle
managed to steer clear of a French
commitment this time. His stock
now might rise among the Arabs.
Moscow seemed to find it ex-
pedient to hedge its bets. So long
as the crisis did not erupt into
war, Soviet policy could make
gains with the Arabs.
Supports Security Council
When war came and the Arabs
started taking a drubbing, Moscow
went along with a Security Coun-
cil resolution calling for a cease-
fire. At least for the moment Mos-
cow dropped its insistence that
positions of June 4, the eve of the
war, be restored.
The Soviet Union had problems.

It wanted to maintain foreign
policy gains made in Europe 'in
recent times. Involvement in the
risk of a showdown with the
Americans in the Middle East
would, at the least, bring back the
arctic temperatures of the cold
war and set the Russians back in
The Kremlin may consider
steering clear of its Arab pro-
teges for a while, to let the dust
settle. If this proves the case,
Egypt's Nasser will be all the more
Radical Changes
Whatever happens, r a d i c a 1
changes seem likely in the Middle
East itself. Not only Nasser, but
other Arab leaders are in danger-
notably young King Hussein of
Jordan, the first to sue for a
On the eve of the war, Hussein
indicated his fears of what might
come. He warned Jordanians that1
with the outbreak of hostilities
there should be no room for
"hatreds and personal differen-
ces," and that he would tolerate
not "disturbance, anarchy or dem-
Hussein, long the butt of Nas-
ser's abuse and accused of being
secretly allied with "imperialism,"
knew he was a likely target for
revolution, whichever way the
fighting might go.
Syria's leftist regime had much
to do with pushing Nasser into his
position. Now Syria's regime, too,
is in danger.

CANJILON, (N.M.) UA' - The
New Mexico National Guard pull-
ed its troops out of the search
yesterday for an elusive band of
defiant Spanish-Americans who
shot up a county courthouse and
wounded two officers this week.
About 25 state police officers
remained in the northern New
Mexico countryside, however, seek-
ing to pin down the raiders.
They were believed to have been
members of an organization which
laid claim to hundreds of thou-
sands of acres of land in the
Southwest under old Spanish land
No Longer Useful
"I think the guard has outlived
its usefulness there," said Repub-
lican Gov. David F. Cargo, 39,
concerning the decision to with-
draw nearly 400 National Guard
troops from the Canjilon area.
The sparsely settled area, in-
habited largely by Spanish-speak-
ing persons, has been combed since

more than 30 raiders swept down
on the courthouse at Tierra Ama-
rilla on Monday.
Some of their compatriots were
being arraigned on charges grow-
ing out of previous actions by
the former Federal Alliance of
Land Grants.
The two policemen were wound-
ed critically and several other per-
sons held hostage for a time dur-
ing the ensuing shooting spree.
A main object of the search has
been capture of Reis Lopez Tije-
rina, 40, of Albuquerque, founder
and president of the alliance,
which disbanded recently under
pressure from the U.S. govern-
Cargo met yesterday in the
Capitol at Sante Fe with two men
who said they represented Tije-
rina's organization.
They sought a promise from
Cargo for an amnesty for the
raiders in return for their volun-
tary surrender. Cargo refused.


6 P.M.

Glimpses of Philippine life and culture
in song and dance.
Presented by the

Although the weather over much
of the north was fairly good, the
number of missions was well below
the normal 125 or more. No reason
was given for the decline.
While the air war ebbed, the
U.S. command reported the loss of
the 573rd plane over North Viet-
nam. A Navy Crusader jet was
shot down by Red ground fire
northeast of Vinh.
Field reports to command head-
quarters listed such items as a
clash in the Mekong delta, where
'a few guerrillas were machine-
gunned by a Navy patrol boat; a
probe along the 17th Parallel d-
militarized zone with unknown
enemy losses; and the killing of 14
Communist soldiers by various
Special Forces groups.
Explosion of a Viet Cong mine
in the market place of a village
11 miles south of Saigon killed
four Vietnamese civilians and
wounded three.
South Vietnam's Foreign Min-
ister Tran Van Do, who is on a
European tour, told a news con-
ference in London that bombing
of North Vietnam had to continue
or, "sooner or later, we must lose
the war."
Asked if the bombing was suc-
ceeding in this purpose, Do said
that it was "more or less." But he
added that, even with it, about
60,000 North Vietnamese troops
had infiltrated into South Viet-
nam in 1966.
Do, who was in Geneva and
Brussels before going to London,
said he had undertaken his Euro-
pean visit to clear up confusion
and misunderstanding in public
opinion about the war.


" Full course Philippine dinner
" Cultural Program

at the



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Presbyterian Campus Center-Social Hall
(First Presbyterian Church--] 432 Washtenaw)
Reservations necessary: 662-3580, 662-5529
Cost: Foreign students-50c All others-$1

THE WHITE DEVIL by John Webster
THE MALCONTENT by John Marston
Student Laboratory Theatre Program
Department of Speech
Arena Theatre-Frieze Building


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