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SATURDAY. JULY 29,1967

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

MArTn. SlY f. 97 H MCIGN.~

Legislators
To Continue
Riot Probes
Senate Leaders Say
Johnson' s Committee
Not Enough for Them
WASHINGTON (A - Congress
is going ahead full throttle with
multiple investigations of city
rioting without waiting for a pres-
idential commission to inquire in-
to causes of the violence.
Senate leaders Mike Mansfield
(L-Mont) and Everett M. Dirksen
(R-Ill) praised President John-
son's appointments but said in
separate interviews' that formal
organization of the White House
group today will not slow down
congressional action in the field.
Joint Investigation
Mansfield said: "The appoint-'
ment of the commission will not
stop consideration of a resolution
to have a Senate-House commit-
tee make an investigation. Very
likely a resolution will be voted
out.,,
Dirksen pointed to a scheduled
hearing Wednesday by the Senate
Judiciary Committee on the.
House anti-riot bill as the focal
point of an immediate' inquiry
into the violent civil disorders.
The committte has altered its
rules to permit live broadcasting
of testimony and has asked Atty.
Gen. Ramsey Clark to be the first
witness. It is requesting Mayor!
Jerome Cavanagh of Detroit to
testify.
Broaden Terms
The committee plans to call
other mayors and civil right lead-
ers with the obvious intent to
broadening the terms of the House
bill before it.
The bill at present would make
it a federal offense to cross or
communicate across a state line
with the intent of inciting a riot.
The Senate juvenile delinquen-
cy subcommittee heard an appeal
yesterday from Clark for action
on a bill which would prohibit the
interstate mail order sale of fire-
arms to~ individuals, ban dealers
from selling' hand guns to non-
residents of a state and tighten
controls for import of weapons.
Chairman Thomas J. Dodd (D-
Conn) said he will offer the meas-
ure as an amendment to the anti-
riot bill.
Presidential Inquiry -
The presidential inquiry com-
mission, headed by Democratic
Gov. Otto Kerner of Illinois, with
Republican -Mayor John Lindsay
* of New York as vice chairman,
meets Saturday morning at the
White House with Johnson.
Dirksen said. he thinks it may
take time for the commission to
organize, obtain a staff, review
the riot situation and get its in-
quiry going.
Mansfield and Dirksen agreed it
will take congressional action to
make disaster relief funds avail-
able to devastated Detroit. Cava-
nagh has proposed such action.

Nation Waits
For Return
Of Stability

-Associated Press
NEGRO LEADERS Roy Wilkins (left), executive secretary of the NAACP who is a member of
President Johnson's Special Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders, and Dr. Martin Luther King
(right) said yesterday that white Americans and black Americans "must work together." They
spoke, along with Mayor Ivan Allen Jr. (center) of Atlanta, Ga. at the International Platform Asso-
ciation convention in Washington.
NO COUP FEARED:
Inones can Leader's Arrested
For Precautionary Cleanup'

Estimate $1 Billion sent in TYPEWRITTEN form to SUMMER COMMENCEMENTI a
Room 3564 Administration Bldg. be- EXCERCISES
In Damages; Over fore 2 p.m. of the day preceding Agus ,1
publication and by 2 p.m. Friday Tu
40 Reported Dead. Notices may be published amaxi- Exercises will conclude about 4 pm.
mum of two times on request; Day All graduates of the 1967 spring-sum-
By The Associated Press Calendar items appear once only. mer term may attend.
Tie nation hoped for peace last student organization notices are not Reception for graduates, their rela-
accepted for publication. For more tives and friends in Michigan League
night after a week of racial riot- mniormation call 764-9270. Ballroom at 4 p.m. Please enter League
ing that left two score persons at west entrance.
dead, thousands injured, hundreds SATURDAY JULY 29 Tickets: Four to each prospective
homeless and more than $1 billion grLduate, to be distribut fromn
-July 24, to Fri., Aug. 4 at Diploma
in damage. Department, 555 Administration Bldg.,
Bands of teen aged marauders except on Sat., July 29, when office will
struck Wednesday night and be closed.
Thursday morning at Lake Wash- Dept. of Linguistics and Linguistic Academic Costume: May be rented at
ington in Seattle, in South Bend, Society of America Meeting-"Linguistic Ate
Society of America Summer Meeting":e. Orders should be placed imme-e
Ind., in Passaic. N.J., and near Lecture Hall, Rackham Bldg., 9 a.m. diately. and MUST be placed before
Sacramento, Calif. July 15.
"It's just kids, just punk kids, Cinema Guild-Humphrey Bogart and Assembly for Graduates: At 1 p.m.
Lauren Bacall in "Key Largo": Archi- in Natural Science Aud. Marfhals will
that's all it is," said a police man tecture Aud., 7 and 9:05 p.m. direct graduates to proper stations.
in Albany, N.Y.. after Negro Programs: To be distributed at Hill
youths, some marching in forma- Dept. of speech University Players Aud.
tion and chanting, "Black Power, Production-William Wycherly's "The Candidates who qualify, for a doc-
Soul Brother." g smashed widows Country Wife": Lydia Mendelssohn The- toral degree from the Graduate School +
atre, 8 p.m. and WHO ATTEND THE GRADUA-
and looted.Inall, 54 persons were -- TION EXERCISES will be presented a
arrested including three under 16. hood by the University at the cere-
Some Sympathizers Events Sunday mn
A lithographed portrait of the Dept. of Speech University Players Doctoral Examination for Mateja' Ma-
late Malcolm X, the militant production - William Wycherly's "The tejic, Slavic Languages & Literatures;
Black"Muslim leaderwas taped Country Wife": Lydia Mendelssohn The- thesis: "ec ev
to the outside of an unbroken atre, 7 pm. (1835-1877) Life and Works," Mon.. July
h____ 31, West Council Room, Rackham Grad-
window of a liquor store set afire ; uate School, at 2 p.m., Chairman, John
in East St. Louis, Ill. Events M onday Mersereau.
Firemen answering false alarms.
Doctoral Examination for Wendell
in Chicago were pelted with bot- Audio-Visual Education Center Film Claire Boersna, Education; thesis: "The
tles and firebombs. Preview-"The Farthest Frontier" and Effectiveness of the Evaluative Criteria
Six persons were arrested in Language of the Bee": Multipurpose a Stimulus for School Improvement
Chicgo'sSouh Sie ad acus-Room, Undergraduate Library, 1:30 p.m. in 11 Michigan High Schools," Mon..
ChicagoJuly 31, Conference Room, Bureau of
ed of making firebombs. Five oth- Dept. of English Lecture - Kathleen School Services, at 3:30 p.m. Co-Chair-
ers were arrested and charged with Craig, chairman, Department of Eng- men, L. W. Anderson and K. W. Leach,
mob action. One Negro was shot lish, Troy High School, "An Ungraded,
Concept-Centered English Program in Doctoral Examination for Thomas Os-
and killed. Police said he lunged a Flexibly Scheduled High School": born Calhoun, English Language & Lit-
at a Negro policeman with a Aud. C, Angell Hall, 4 p.m. erature; thesis: "The Poetics, Unity
tparing knife. and Continuity of Henry Vaughan's
National Guard Action School of Public Health Assembly - 'Silex Sclntillans'," Tues., Aug. 1, Room
In Tennessee, all 15,000 mem- Dr. Merman E. Hilleboe, Delmar Pro- 2601 Haven Hall, at 2 p.m. Chairman,
fessor, Columbia School of Public F. L. Huntley.
bers of the state's National Guard Health, "Planning in Public Health":
and Air Guard were ordered on Aud,, School of Public Health, 4 p.m.
1standby alert. Police in Memphis Placement
School of Music Concert - Sydney
said they were optimistic, despite Hodkinson. conductor, "Contemporary POSITION OPENINGS:
three firebombs thrown on a res- Directions": School of Music Recital The Trane Co.-Dealer Development
taurant roof Thursday night. Hall, 8:30 p.m. Program-designed to assist a qual.
Ohio sent 100 National Guards- man to start business of own in resi-
. h~i1sn 10 tNaof Tn'an ~- University Musical Society Summer dential and small commercial air cond.
m~n ito th townof Lrain es- _----1__-- _m,ret.Will be assisted in location

JAKARTA, Indonesia (P)-The
arrest of 35 Indonesian generals
and other military leaders is an
army measure to get tough with
supporters of ex-President Sukar-
no, informed sources said yester-
day.
The arrests were looked upon
as a precautionary cleanup, and
there was no indication that a
coup was in the making because.
none of those picked up in the
past 10 days had troops to sup-
port them, the sources within the
military said.
The Java military command at
a meeting last week resolved to
crush all Sukarno supporters.
Three of those detained are
known as chronic intriguers, with
strong Sukarno ties.
Suharto Worried
The army first announced 10
days ago that 15 military men
had been arrested for pro-Sukar-
no activity detrimental to the
"new order," meaning the mili-
tary backed government of Gen.
Suharto. Suharto has often ad-
mitted he does not command the
loyalty of all military elements.
The public was startled earlier
this week when it was announced
that 20 more men, including some
officers, were arrested from the
ranks of the Strategic Army Re-
serve Command. Informants said
most of those in the second group
were detained for criminal acts
in Jakarta.
Most of the pro-Sukarno group
of military men picked up were

former members of the Brawid
Java Army Command that con-
trols East Java, where Sukarno
was born.
Long known as the "East Java
group," several have been held
for interrogation two or three
times since Sukarno was pushed
from power last year. The names
are being kept secret by army
authorities.
,One man known to be under
arrest for his pro-Sukarno activi-
ties is Brig. Gen. Sukendro.

He was arrested three weeks
ago before, and possibly as a re-
sult of information from him,
the army picked up the 15 other
military men. Some were released
after a few days of interrogation.
Indonesia's top surviving Com-
munist, Sudisman, was sentenced
to death Thursday for being in-
volved in the attempted Red
coup of Sept. 1, 1965, that led to
Sukarno's downfall. The army
killed thousands of Communists
in the aftermath of the uprising.

Philadelphia LeadersTerm
Anti-Riot Action Premature,

PHILADELPHIA (/P)-A group
of 150 Negro and white leaders
condemned Philadelphia's limited.
anti-riot emergency proclamation
yesterday as "premature and an
incitement to riot." They insisted'
it "has increased the tension" and
urged its immediate withdrawal.,
The bi-racial group suggested
the best way to avert instant vio-
lence in the nation's fourth lar-
gest city is with 10,000 more jobs
for Negro males, more sidewalk
sprinklers, more playgrounds for
children, and immediate block by
block extermination of slum hous-
ing rats and vermin.
Assembly Law
Mayor James H. J. Tate invoked
a 117 year law Thursday night in
directing police to prohibit groups
of 12 or more people from gather-
ing on the streets and in open
areas; except for organized recre-
ation. He said he took the action
-effective at least until Aug 11-
as "a preventive measure to pro-
tect the lives and property" of the
city's 2 million citizens, one third
Negro.
The protestors, however, said in

bers of his 5.900 member force
with machine guns, shot guns and
high powered rifles, ordered distri-
bution of 100,000 posters bearing
the proclamation. They were
tacked on poles and trees and
placed in store windows, barber
shops and libraries.
Levy Anderson, first deputy city
solicitor, said police will use dis-
cretion in enforcing the emergency
law, and won't interfere with
peaceful gatherings, including
civil rights demonstrations. But
he emphasied any group of 12 or
more "where there is a potential
for violence" will be dispersed.

terday morning as a precaution.,
Some gas bombs were thrown
Wednesday night after a 22-year-
old Negro was shot and killed.
Cincinnati, Ohio, listed just six
fires - after the50 Wednesday
night. But one caused $100,000
damage to a furniture warehouse.
Michigan Locations
In South Bend, Ind., where 300
National Guardsmen stood by,
there was a flurry of firebombs,
but rain helped cool off the re-
bellious teenagers, police said.
Police in Muskegon, Mich., pop-
ulation 46,500, arrested 40 persons
after a gas station was set afire
by a firebomb. There were 12 fires
and 10 arrests at Flint, Mich.
In Grand Rapids, Mich., the
curfew was lifted as the city
quieted. Pontiac, Mount Clemens,
Benton Harbor. Saginaw, Kalama-
zoo, Albion-scenes of earlier out-
breaks-reported the situation had
returned to normal.

Concert Series-Grant Johannesen, pi-
anist, and Zara Nelsova, cellist: Rack-
ham Aud., 8:30 p.m.
General Notices

II

World. News Roundup

By The Associated Press
DETROIT - General Motors
Corp. said yesterday it remains
opposed to giving the United Auto
Workers Union a profit sharing
plan in the upcoming negotiations.
Ford Motor Co. and Chrysler
Cori, have not responded to the
union demand, but all of the au-
tomotive Big Three rejected prof-
it sharing proposals in 1961 and
1964.
* * *
DETROIT-Ford Motor Co. yes-
terday reported a whopping drop
in net income and sales for the
second quarter of 1967, compar-
ed with 1966.
Henry Ford II, chairman of the
board, said consolidated net in-
come in the second quarter of 1967
was $146.5 million, equal to $1.34
per share.
Ford said lower profit levels
reflected fewer sales and high
cost of labor and materials.

Earlier, General Motors Corp.
And Chrysler Corp. issued state-
ments of rising sales but falling
profits.

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* * * their statement "the emergency'
PARIS -- Official sources said and its repressive measur+is"
last night President Charles de should be cancelled. And they
Gaulle's trip to Canada was a urged quick moves, aided by a $3
deliberate attempt to aid French million City Council grant, "to re-
Canadians. lieve tension in the ghetto."

They brushed aside the rebuke
of Prime Minister Lester B. Pear-
son after De Gaulle in a speech at
Montreal Monday appeared , to
give encouragement to French
Canadian separatists.
* * *
WASHINGTON - Rep. Ken
Hechler (D-WVa) accused ' a'
House Post Office subcommittee
yesterday of "a brazen anI cyni-
cal sell out to the greedy and
powerful lobby for the direct mail
industry" by voting to increase
first class mail rate raises and
cutting back third class.

Many Complain
The statement said the group
was composed of "people from
many different neighborhoods and
groups throughout the city in-
cluding leaders from businesses,
neighborhood groups, civic agen-
cies, gangs, attorneys, judges,
elected officials and some .mem-
bers of the police department."
Police Commissioner Frank L.
Rizzo, who has armed many mem-

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