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PAGE EIGHT

THE MICHIGAN DAILl

SUNDAY", JANUARY 9, X966

PAGE EIGHT THE MICHIGAN I)AIIA SUNDAY, JANUARY 9,1966

Financing 'Great Society' Reforms

Conflicts with

Viet Nam

By The Associated Press too long already." He said he be-;
WASHINGTON - A Congress lieves the Communists are usingE
confronted with the possible esca- the lull to build up the air de-
lation of fighting in Viet Nam fenses. As before, he advocated
ant the threat ofinflation at bombing of North Viet Nam port'
home convenes for its 1966 session facilities.
in a solemn mood tomorrow. Guns vs. Butter
President Johbson will keynote Submission by Jan. 25 of a
his program with a nationally ,new budget calling for around $115
broadcast State of the . Union ad- billion in expenditures for the fis-
dress Wednesday night to a ses- cal year beginning July 1 will
dress Wednsday nihta ses- touch off a guns vs. butter battle.

cast a limited program of new
legislation. But there are a num-
ber of vexing issues left over
from last year.
Cutback Determination
The measure of Congress' de-
termination to cut back on home
front outlays may be signalled by
the action it takes on an expected
presidential request for two rela-
tively small appropriations-$30
million for rent subsidies and $36

Var Cost
islation to prevent what he called
injustice to Negroes at the hands
of all-white juries. Katzenbach
hasn't come up with a draft yet
but anything he proposes is like-
ly to stir Southern opposition.
Major Bills
Other major legislation to be
considered:
-Minimum Wage: A House
committee bill proposing an in-
crease from $1.25 to $1.75 hourly

*

Sion in which the funingo" .f
"Great Society" social reforms will Members who believe domestic million to establish a National and extending coverage to 7.8 mil-
collide with skyrocketing costs of spending on such projects as the Teachers Corps. Both of these pro-, lion additional workers is. likely
the Southeast Asia conflict. - antipoverty program shbuld have" grams were authorized in 1965, but to be pared back.
Johnson is expected to dwell at equal priority with military out- no money provided for them. -- Unemployment Compensa-
length on Viet Nam peace'efforts lays will be pitted against those The Senate may get tangled up tion: There is strong opposition
and the impact of the war on the who say that financing of the early in a filibuster by opponents to establishing federal standards.
domestic front. war must come first and who don't of a House-approved bill to re- -Food for Peace: Expansion of
Conflicting Demands think even a booming economy peat the Taft-Hartley act's 14B this program is probable.
With his worldwide peace of- can support both. provision permitting states to ban -Foreign Aid: New require-
fensive having shown no tangible There are some indications that the union shop. ments for economic self-help and
signs of Communist willingness to Jnon w cadown requests Supportersapparentl a social reforms may be written in-
negotiate, Johnson apparently will' for domestic programs. To offset two-thirds strength to invoke de-. to the program.
hear conflicting demands from this, he is likely to ask for action bate limitation. Mansfield has said Possible Legislation
lawmakers who favor resumption on non-costly legislation designed lengthened sessions are in pros-
of aerial attacks on North Viet to benefit consumers, such as truth pect but he will not call around- -Income Tax: An increase in
Nam and those who believe the in packaging and truth in lend- the-clock meetings. withholding rates above the pres-
bombing lull may yet open a way ing bills. Dirksen Amendment ent flat 14 per cent is possible.
to ieace. No Tax Increases Senate Republican Leader Ever- -Highways: Congress will have
Senate Republican Leader Ever- The White House has said that ett M. Dirksen of Illinois, who is to decide whether to go on with
ett M. Dirksen of'Illinois took oc- the President is not now consider- opposing repeal of the union-shop the interstate program despite
casion to reaffirm that he is sup- ing any request to increase taxes. ban, is determined to push a con- mounting Viet Nam costs.
porting Johnson's course in Viet But the possibility of some such stitutional amendment on legisla-I
Nam despite the Illinois senator's action has not been ruled out if tive reapportionment even though!O
comments Friday that the United increased federal spending deep- he appears to lack the necessary JOIN
States must force the Viet Cong ens the threat of inflation. two-thirds to get it approved in Iiu A nuI AUr

"BUT MY COUNSELOR said to come on Wednesday afternoon in order to avoid standing in line . .."

BACK To SCHOOL:

Registratton Time:
Orderly (?) Chaos

to lay dow
there can t
son has of
without pric
"I have st
consistently
hour," Dirk,
However,
Russell (D
Armed Ser
in an inte
pension of

vn their arms before Senate and House Democratic both houses.
be negotiations. John- leaders have promised quick ac- The Dirksen measure would per-
ffered to begin talks tion on an expected presidential mit state voters to order one house
r conditions. request for an additional $12 bil- of their legislature apportioned on
upported the President lion or $13 billion in supplemental other than. the Supreme Court's
right up to this good defense appropriations. Republi- 'one-man, one-vote dictum.
sen said. cans say they will demand an ac- Johnson has asked Atty. Gen.
Chairman Richard B. counting of exactly where this Nicholas Katzenbach to draft leg-
-Ga) of the Senate money is to be spent but few k .-
vices Committee said cuts are likely. t
rview that "the sus- Senate Democratic Leader Mike
bombing has gone on Mansfield of Montana has fore- CBS DOCU

FORMAL RUSH MEETING
JANUARY 10, 1966
Rooms 3 R & S Union
7:00 P.M.

0'

MENTARY

GUILD HOUSE
802 Monroe---
MONDAY, JAN. 10:
NOON LUNCHEON
BUFFET...25c
Speaker: CHAN KIM DINH
Associate Press Officer
U.S. Information Service
U.S. Embassy
SAIGON, S. VIETNAM

"THE BERKELEY REBELS"
2 Free Showings:
4 P.M.
7 P.M.
ON SUNDAY, JAN. 9
at the WESLEY LOUNGE
Methodist Campus Center
State and Huron Streets
Public Invited by the Wesley Foundation

4'

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"IT'S NOT IN that catalog either-but I need that course to
graduate."
PICTURES AND CAPTIONS
BY THOMAS R. COPI

"NO WONDER YOU'RE CONFUSED-according to this schedule
three of your classes meet Monday at ten . .."

"WHAT HAS ASIAN STUDIES got that we haven't got . ."

"LET'S SEE ... THAT class meets five days per week-at eight
o'clock . .."

KEEP IT UNDER YOUR HAT!

From Helmets to Homburgs,

we can use the head

that's underneath on either the Business or
Editorial staff. Come to the lJirhinan &tin

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