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WithiTroops Battle Viet Cong as
Buddhists Protest for Thi

CAPE KENNEDY (A') - Two "It w
Gemini space hunters captured spondec
their sunlit target in the heavens pliment
yesterday-the climax of a 105,-,
000-mile chase and the first time TheJ
two spacecraft have been linked 6:15 p.
together in space. ing his
It was a big boost for the United front of
States in the race to the moon, and fir
after a tight 6 hours of mathe- nose 20
matical computing. and split- green-li
second flying by Command Pilot target.
Neil Armstrong and pilot David one foc
Scott. Contr



was a real smoothie," re-
d Armstrong to the com-
ts from the ground.
Agena Target Rocket
historic moment came at
.m.-with Armstrong turn-
s spacecraft delicately in
f the Agena target rocket,
mly poking the Gemini's
0 inches into the flexible,
ft dockingcollar ofathe
They moved in at about
ot per second.
rol stations on earth kept

an excited silence as the busy
astronauts performed the final
Spotting the lights of the 26-
foot Agena in darkness, the Gem-
ini astronauts chased it into the
sunrise, and caught up with it
185 miles above the Western
Flew Formation
Thenplaying cat and mouse
with their target, they flew for-
mation with it before closing in
for the final capture.
Gemini Control reported that
the pilots sounded "pretty ho-
hum" as they edged toward their
target. They described it in de-
tail and said the engine-loaded
with powerful fuel-looked good.
"It's pretty bright up here,"
reported Scott as the sunlight
caught both of the closing space-
Final Docking
The final docking came over
the South Atlantic when the Gem-
ini pilots were in contact with the
tracking ship Rose Knot Victor.
The Gemini 8 entered its 5th
orbit at 6:07 p.m. EST.
The link-up in space is just one
of two major goals in the flight.
Today, Scott, a 33-year-old Air
Force major, will stroll in space
for a world record 21/2 hours-a
lonely human satellite for one and
two-thirds times around the earth.
Gemini Matches Agena
When the astronauts' lower but
speedier orbit brought them to
about 39 miles of the Agena,
Armstrong drilled the Gemini 8
into a higher orbit to match the
path of the Agena exactly.
Earlier excitement faded to a
businesslikecalmas thedastro-
nauts concentrated on the closing
distance with the fuel-loaded
Agena. Complimenting their awn
spacecraft, they said, "We got a
real winner here."
They caught the Agena 6 hours
34' minutes after they blasted off
in pursuit at 11:41 a.m., trailing
the pale blue fire of their 109-foot
Titan rocket.
Flawless Launch
When he sighted the Agena,
Scott reported, "At least we have
some object in sight-or some-
thing-it looks like the Agena."
Gemini control later confirmed the
The two astronauts watched the
flawless launch of their Agena
target ship at 3 seconds after 10

a.m. and followed it into space
101 minutes later.
Almost immediately after launch,
President Johnson said in Wash-
ington that the U.S. will be the
first to the moon-the first time
he has hazarded such a public
Men on the Moon
It pointed up the importance
of this flight-a vital technique
that will have to be perfected if
the U.S. is to land men on the
moon before 1970.

Just as the Americans were'
going up, the Soviets were bring-
ing two space dogs, Coal Lump
and Breezy, back to earth after
a record three weeks in space at
altitudes that carried t h e m
through the lethal radiation belts
that circle the earth. It is ob-
viously a step toward putting men
into similar orbits.
The orbiting Americans hurtled
into a nearly perfect orbit, in
egg-shaped track ranging from 99
to 168 miles above the earth.

By The Associated Press of the war, a war abain compli-
While about 600 Viet Cong bat- cated by Vietnamese political fac-
tied four hours yesterday against tors.
a battalion of the United States Crewmen Rescued
173rd Airborne Brigade in the D The three helicopters were shot
Zone jungles north of Saigon, an- down by a reinforced Viet Cong
other strike was under way in company-perhaps 150 men-in a
Hue, the old imperial capital 50 clash with elements of the 2nd
miles north of Da Nang. The call Brigade of the U.S. 25th Infantry
there was for a reshuffling of the 'Division in the central highlands
Saigon government and a national 190 miles northeast of Saigon. All
election. the crewmen were rescued. The
American paratroopers reported infantrymen said they killed 33 of
142 of the guerrillas were killed the enemy in a series of skirmish-
and three, including an officer, es.
were captured in this first signifi- The Phantom jet and its two
cant contact of an eight-day-old crewmen were reported to have
drive called Operation Silver City, vanished three miles south of
U.S. casualties were termed light. Dien Bien Phu in one of a series
The U.S. lost four aircraft-an of strikes at roads and bridges
Air Force F-4C Phantom jet and around that North Vietnamese
three helicopters-in other phases military center, 180 miles west of
A U.S. Air Force spokesman, re-
porting on operations in the 24-
Staffhour period ended at dawn, said
Air Force and Navy planes flew
32 combat missions against North
Viet Nam. He said other planes
P ow er sank three junks and destroyed,
several hundred buildings in raids
on Communist targets south of the
he had taken bower from Sukarn n.n.

Sukarno-'Still Chief o
Denies~~ Surne f

itary government.
Ouster of Thi
Moderation was urged by Thi
"Think about our country and
not about me. Don't let the ene-
mies of the nation exploit your
Senate Race,
Splits Dems
DETROIT W -)- A family fight
that could split Michigan Demo-
crats appeared yesterday to be
taking shape around two of their
best vote-getters, former Gov. G.
Mennen (Soap y) Wiliams and Je-
rome Cavanagh.
At stake Is the party's nomina-
tion to the seat of United States
Sen. Patrick McNamara, who has
announced his retirement.
Williams, 55, who resigned, after
five years as assistant secretary of
state for' African affairs, has an-
nounced for the nomination.
Mayor of Detroit
Cavanagh, 37, the mayor of De-
troit, reportedly has decided' to
tackle Williams in the Aug. 2 pri-
mary--despite pleas by some party
leaders that he stay out of the
The mayor, who was elected to
his second four-year term last No-
vember, refused to comment on
published reports, that he definite'-
ly will run.\So did Williams., Cay-
anagh said he would announce his
decision at .a news conference Sat-
Some observers believe the Cay-
anagh camp circulated reports that
he would run to ,see what reaction
would develop. If most Democratic
leaders are opposed, he might de-
cide not to run. 1
Many Democrats had urged Cav-

SINGAPORE ('P)-President Su-
karno asserted yesterday he still
is Indonesia's chief of state and
the man he armed with strong
powers, Lt. Gen. Suharto, army
chief of staff, agrees.
Highly reliable sources in Singa-
pore thought, however, that Su-
harto's statement was untrue.
They said"'the generals are keep-
ing Sukarno as "a sort of consti-
tutional monarch."
The official Jakarta radio quot-

I ed. a message to the Indonesian,

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people from Sukarno saying cer- and said the president merely or-
tam people are trying to force dered him to normalize the situa-
their wishes on him by ultimatum tion in Indonesia..
and want to topple him. Sukarno's message was read
Sukarno, who signed over con- over Radio Jakarta by his trust-
trol of "peace and order" in In- ed lieutenant, Chaerul Saleh, third
donesia to Suharto last Saturday, deputy premier.
claimed he still had full powers In it he hinted but did not
c appoint his deputies and his that the people who had given him
cabinet. an ultimatum were trying to pre-
A separate statement by Suhar- vent him from having a say in
to broadcast by Jakarta denied



Buddhist Rally
A Vietnamese government bat-
talion pressed a probe of Commu-
nist holdings in Dinh Tuong prov-
ince, in the Mekong River delta
about 65 miles southwest of Sai-
gon. A spokesman said they killed
24 Viet Cong and captured six,
against light losses in a fight
Tuesday. He said the troops spot-
ted evidence that litter bearers
had carried, away at least 80 Viet
Cong, dead or wounded.
A low-keyed 'Buddhist rally of
about 10,000 persons in Saigon
and a general strike in Hue re-
flected political unrest stirred up
by the ouster of Lt. Gen. Nguyen
Chanh Thi as commander of the
1st Corps Area and as a member
of Premier Nguyen Cao Ky's mil-


France Approves English
Entry Into Common Market

the composition of a new cabinet
that Suharto is reported to be
Sources in Singapore have said
that the anti-Communist armed
forces generals led by Suharto
had given Sukarno an ultimatum
last week to get rid of his pro-
Peking first deputy premier, Sub-

LONDON WP)-President Charles
de Gaulle yesterday stoked up
Britain's national election cam-
paign with an official notice that
France now deems Britain's mem-
bership in the European Common
Market desirable.
The French leader's carefully
timed move-one week after an-
nouncing plans to quit the military
organs of the North Atlantic Trea-
ty Organization - brought hi
country into line with the other
five Common Market states which
want Britain in.
France's changed position was
conveyed formally, and for the
first time to Britain in the forum
of the seven-nation Western Eu-
ropean Union here. Other members
of the union are France's five
Common Market partners-West
Germany, Italy, Belgium, Holland
and Luxembourg. All echoed

French delegate Jean Debrglie's
statement that British entry now
is desirable.
Nevertheless, the development
got only the wariest of welcomes
from Prime Minister Harold Wil-
son's government. Foreign Secre-
tary Michael Stewart said it has
created "a far healthier situation"
than than in January 1963, when
de Gaulle vetoed Britain's entry.
But Stewart told newsmen this
has been offset by France's plan-
ned withdrawal from the NATO
military network. This, he said.
would break inter-Allied contracts.
With voting in Britain only two
weeks away, de Gaulle's action
provided welcome ammunition for
the leaders of the opposition Con-
servative and Liberal parties, Ed-
ward Heath and Jo Grimond, to
fire at the ruling Laborites.

-Associated Press
ASTRONAUT DAVID SCOTT is shown immediatedly before yes-
terday's aborted Gemini 8 flight. Scott had been scheduled to take
a walk in space during the flight.
World News Roundup
By The Associated Press minimum wage coverage to 6.5
million workers, starting them at
MOSCOW-After 22 days in or- $1 an hour next Feb. 1, and gly-
bit, two Russian space dogs re-$1nho u neand gi1-
turned to earth in good condition ing them annual increases of 15
yesterday despite soaring into the cents until they reach $1.60 in
Van 'Allen belt of intense radia- 1971. h
tion Tas, he ovie nes aen- Among the newly covered would
tion, Tass, the Soviet news agen- be farm workers, including mi-
Veterok-Breezy-and Ugolek - grants, who would also start at
CoalLumk-Bwre roy- eed igol -$1 but get only two 15-cent an-
Coal Lump-were rocete into nual raises to atop of $1.30.
orbit Feb. 22 from 116 miles to na asst o f$.0
562 miles above the earth -- an
altitude never approached by the LOS ANGELES - An-uneasy
manned Soviet and American quiet has settled over the Negro
flights. community of Watts, torn Tues-
Tass announced that, "The ani- day night by a two-death ram-
mals are in good condition after page, as police tried yesterday to
landing," indicating no immedi- avert further flareups in the area
ate harm to the dogs. of massive and bloody rioting last
* *August.
WASHINGTON - The United The main street was blocked to
States and the Soviet Union have all but commercial traffic. Patrol
agreed on a new two-year pact to cars carryig three men with shot-
continue a broad range of cultural guns roamed the streets. Pedes-
exchnge, U.. ad Svietsoucestrian traffic was light. Some stores
reprted eserdy.d sr were closed. School attendance
was down.
The agreement, slated for for- * *
mal signing shortly, is regarded WASHINGTON-Congress took
by American ,officials as strong anotherstep yesterday toward
want U.S.-Soviet relations to break passage of a $13.1-billion emergen-
wan U..-Svie reatins o beakcy appropriation bill to help fi-
apart over the Viet Nam conflict. nance the war in South Viet Nam.
The Senate Appropriations Con-
WASHINGTON - A House La- mittee unanimously approved $13,-
bor subcommittee approved a bill 135,719,000 already passed by the
yesterday that would increase the House, but added two technical
$1.25-an-hour minimum wage to amendments to assure congres-
$1.40 next Feb. -1 and $1.60 a year sional scrutiny of Pentagon spend-
later. The bill would also extend ing.

The Visit and Presence on Campus
LEO W. SCHWARZ, Visiting Prof., State Univ. of Iowa
as its Scholar-in-Residence
MARCH 18 through MARCH 25
Educated at Harvard, Jewish Institute of Religion
and New York University. Student of George Foot
Moore, Harry A. Wolfson and Alfred North White-
head. Currently Prof. of Judaic Studies. In 1960
taught at U. of Stellenbosch in South Africa. Next
year will be Prof. of Religion at Carleton College.
Leading editor and anthologist in Jewish field.
Revised edition of The Jewish Caravan, considered
a classic, ust appeared. Some other titles include
S A Golden Treasury of Jewish Literature; Great
f {" fAges and Ideas of the Jewish People; Psychiatry
and Religious Experience (with Or. Louis Linn);
KX Human Values in Jewish Literature. Appearing
i{" ..this year will be: Woltson of Harvard; Values in
" ,;Contemporary Literature and The Song of Songs:
A New Translation.
Has lectured at universities and forums through-
out U.S., Canada; and in England, France, Ger-
many, Israel, Rhodesia and Sduth Africa:

iw Wa

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Tuesday, March 22, at 8:30 p.m.
in the Zwerdling-Cohn Hall of HILLEL at 1429 Hill St.

The University Conminunity is cordially invited.

Sponsors are HILLEL, the Ann Ann Arbor Chapter of Hadassah,
and the Beth Israel Congregation


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Mar. 18, 7:15 p.m. at Hillel's Sabbath Service
"The Nature of the Intellectual's Commitment to Judaism."
Mar. 19, 1 p.m. at the Jewish Cultural School
"The Jewish Community-and Cultural Survival and Growth"
Mar. 20, 8 p.m. at Hillel, to Student Zionist Org.
"Culture and Conscience in South Africa"
Mar. 21, 10 a.m. at WUOM-An interview with Edwin Burrows,
around "Jewish Novelists in Vogue"
Mar. 21, 8 p.m. at UGLI Multipurpose Room, for ORA
"Is a Creative Jewish Culture Possible in America"
Mar. 22, Noon, at Michigan Union, to Hillel Faculty Council
"The Jewish Image in American Fiction"
Mar. 22, 4 p.m. at Eastern Mich Univ., for English Dept. and Hillel
"Writers in Search of Identity"
Mar. 23, 4:15 p.m. at Dearborn Campus, U/M, Dept. of English
"Human Guilt in Contemporary Literature"
Mar. 23, 6:30 p.m. Dearborn Faculty Dinner
Mar. 24, 3:30 p.m. Hopwood Writers-"Conversation and Tea"
Mar. 24, 7:30 p.m. at University Television Center-Interview by Prof.
O. L. Chavarria-Aguilar of Linguistics Dept. and Alfred H. Slote,
Executive Producer


* Sing, hear songs from
Kentucky to shangri-la
* Taste delicacies the world over
* Enjoy!


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