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Nanda Likely to Follow Shastri Policy

Mayor, Civic Leaders Press
Settlement of Transit Tie-Up

%y The Associated Press
NEW DELHI-The political for-
4'mula evolved by the late Prime
Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri is
likely to guide his successor in the
months ahead.
Shastri's formula-quiet concil-
iatory policies backed by a strong
wil-a? n af ha the nnvnn

pears to have little room for ma-
neuver, even if he wanted to re-
verse trends.
Shastri committed India, 9
hours and 15 minutes before he
died at Tashkent early yesterday,
to a search for peace with neigh-
boring Pakistan.
Nanda announced India will

wheat shipments
than 20,000 tonss
be requested.
Shastri, in theI
started shifting
ning emphasis fr
-fg r,-ulture. Nand
continue this or

wn-ay in iacD oe ine nly┬▒ one honor the Tashkent declaration :n other fields
that will work in India. Shastri signed Monday with Pres- i !1ely to reverse
India's new leader, Prime Mm- ident Ayub Khan of Pakistan. be ause as home n
ister Gulzarilal Nanda, 67, is a India undoubtedly will stick to and most powerfu
much more forceful personality what it calls a nonaligned for- fice. he had a bid
than was Shastri. A tough man, eign policy. Nanda will permit the ning and carrying
he delights in tough jobs. United States and the Soviet Un- minste2's policies.
But it is unlikely Nanda will ion to continue aiding India's It was Nanda,
be a tough leader. Shastri felt, economy. But, as did Shastri, he the ar:'ests of n
and many of his critics agreed, will resist any attempt by either Communists last;
that India needed unifying me- to influence India's policies. ly to continue this
diation more than a driving task- A steady worsening of the econ- A question mE
master. omy and food position was one of Nanda can do as
Nanda is likely to follow this Shastri's worst problems now in- ecessor in holdin
line, now that he must deal with herited by Nanda. ruling Congress pa
India's many conflicting currents, The United States will be asked The party for y
such as different religions and lan- to continue its enormous aid to unifying force in
guages. Supported by Nanda, India, probably with stepped up many factions.
Shastri smoothed over many do- shipments of wheat. At least three<
mestic quarrels. U.S. economic aid in India now are known to a
In foreign policy, Nanda ap- totals more than $6 billion and leadership and if

average more full support to Nanda there could
a day. More will be trouble.
They are Defense Minister Y.
past six months, B. Chavan. rightisteMorarji D--sai
economic plan- and Information Minister Indira
rom industry to Gandhi, daughter of the late
La will have t. Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru.
India will go At the moment there is no sign
of a challenge from the three.
Nanda is an- Official documents released re-
Shastri's course: fer to Nanda as "prime minister,"
minister, the so- a title he carried for weeks after
i government of- Nehru died and before Shastri took
g hand in plan- over.
g out the prime His willingness to step aside for
;. Shastri gave him much prestige
who carried out in Indian politics.
more than 1100 But some political leaders lookj
year. He is like- with dismay at his fads. His en-I
firm policy. tire diet, for example, consists of
ark is whether milk, fruit and half-cooked vege-
well as his pred- tables. They also do not care for
ng together the his great attraction to astrology,
arty. which he says is scientific.
years has been a Nanda cares nothing for fine
India but it has clothes. He wears handspunIwhite
cloth and the white cap made fa-
Congress leaders mous by Gandhi, the father of
spire to India's Indian freedom who was his men-
they do not give tor.

By The Associated Press Speculation increased over the
NEW YORK-Mounting public possible marshaling of the Na-
pressure and the goading of an tional Guard, although there was
angry mayor set a mediation panel no indication that soldiers could
scrambling yesterday for a net operate the city's complicated 800-
approach to settlement of New mile transit system, idle since the
York's 11-day, billion-dollar tran- walkout of bus and subway em-
sit tieup. But progress, if any. ployes.

the two-million member state
AFL-CIO. appealed to Gov. Nelson
A. Rockefeller to assign state
funds to help meet the cost of a
wage settlement with the strikers.
"Continuation of the situation
is intolerable,4' Corbett declared.
Lindsay said the Transit Au-
thorityhas offered the strikers a
wage and benefits package sub-
stantially above $40 million in a
two-year contract. He assessed
union demands at almost $100

was nebulous.
Douglas MacMahon, acting head
of the striking AFL-CIO Trans-
port Workers Union, stood on his
initial rejection of Republicanc
Mayor John V. Linsay's peace
formula, calling for either media-
tion pressure, fact finding, or ad-
visory or binding arbitration.
Asst. Labor Secretary James
J. Reynolds was in the city, and
presumably. as the federal gov-
ernment's ace labor trouble,
shooter, was seeking some ave-
nue of breaking the subway and'
bus strike deadlock.
} Three leaders of the Protestant,
Catholic and Jewish faiths sent
a telegram to union and Transit
Authority negotiators which said:I
"Millions of New Yorkers find:
the transit strike no longer tol-
erable. We strongly urge the im-
mediate acceptance by both par-f
ties of Mayor Lindsay's recom- t
mendations and speedy restoration, t

The Fifth Avenue Association
raid in a telegram to J.indsay:
"Let's get the buses and sub-
ways rolling even if it means
calling out the National Guard."
Raymond R. Corbett, head of

World News Roundup4

By The Associated Press.



army-police patrol fired into a
group of rock-throwing demon-
strators in Santo Domingo yes-
terday, killing one person and ser-
iously injuring another.
The violence occurred along with
appearance of the first break in
the explosive Dominican crisis-
the revelation tha t si tn rebel


Hanoi Subscription

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.-Approxi-
mately 300 Negro high school pu-
pils went on a 90-minute rock-
throwing binge yesterday when
school officials barred them from
Joining a voter registration dem-
Later they marched on the Jef-
ferson County courthouse.
An adult Negro leader shouted
encouragement to the excited stu-
dents surrounded on the school
yard by a six foot high metal
It was the first outbreak of
violence in the two-week-old vot-
er registration drive started by Dr.
Martin Luther King, Jr.'s South-
ern Christian Leadership Confer-


By The Associated Press regime and handed him a message
WASHINGTON - America's di- dealing with U.S. proposals for an
rect communication with Commu- end to the war in South Viet Nam.
nist Hanoi - part of President Administration Report
Johnson's Vietnamese peace of- Rep. Cornelius Gallagher (D-
fensive - came soon after the NJ), a member of the House For-
Christmas Eve suspension of U.S. eign Affairs Committee, revealed
bombing raids on North Viet Nam, the timing of the U.S. message
a congressman reported yesterday. after hearing a top administra-
But there was no word of any tion official report on the situa-
reply from the Communist North. tion.
And diplomatic secrecy shrouded Undersecretary of State George
the where and the who of the W. Ball did the briefing. He brush-
Washington-Hanoi encounter. ed past newsmen after the 212-
It was learned that an Ameri- hour, closed committee session,
can diplomat met for a few min- and would not answer questions.
utes with an official of the Hanoi White House press secretary Bill
Harriman to Saigon;
Battles StillRaging

D. Moyers first revealed the directz
contact with Hanoi Monday; he
gave no details.
Yesterday, Moyers said he knows
of no Hanoi reaction to that dis-
Moyers was asked whether peace
is closer now than it was at

The New Jersey congressman
said he saw some cause for opti-
mism in the fact that Hanoi ac-
cepted the new message, and in
the continuing bombing lull.
But he added, "I don't think
there is any immediate solution."
Gallagher was asked whether

La c v l uu u ti u b. J C a
of transit service. We offer our officers were preparing to com-
good offices in any way in which ply with a presidential order to.
we can be helpful." leave the country for diplomatic
Police sources reported a grow- jobs abroad.
ing demand for ambulances and The shooting took place near a
said the health of eight million highhschooltin the northernsub-
New Yorkers definitely was being urbs where a crowd was stoning
afected by the daily strain of passing cars and throwing up bar-
traveling without buses or sub- ricades in an attempt to block
ways. traffic.




"I don't know of anyone in gov- the new communication contain-
ernment who can answer that ed U.S. proposals for the inclu-
question," he said. "It's a matter sion of Viet Cong representatives
now of evaluating, listening, wait- at any peace conference. The Viet
ing, doing what you can." Cong are the Communist guerril-
Moyers gave no further infor- las fighting in South Viet Nam.
mation on the message to the "Our basic position has been
Communist regime, that the Viet Cong could be part
Aide-Memoire of the delegation from North Viet
Gallagher said the message was Nam if they want to," Gallagher
in the form of an aide-memoire. said.
That is a communication between Soviet Union
governments, one step below the Gallagher also said he hopes the
level of a formal note. A note Soviet Union will seek to help in
would carry the signature of a SovietUnon wietoheli
top official-the secretary of state. themquest.fraVietnamese settle-
for .example. The aide-memoire t
does not. A report by Senate Democratic
"The significance of this is that Leader Mike Mansfield of Mon-
when an aide-memoire was sent tana and four other senators said
before, it was rejected out of there is no reason to believe the
hand," Gallagher said. "This one Soviet Union is anxious to "play
was accepted.' a significant role."
Gallagher said the earlier at- Senate Republican leaders con-
tempt at communication came ferred about Viet Nam but Mi-
during a five-day bombing lull. nority Leader Everett M. Dirksen
That pause lasted from May 13 of Illinois said they did not try
until May 18. to forge a party position.

By The Associated Press operation, killed 29 Viet Cong
Monday and found 16 more bod-
SAIGON - Two major Unitedesafter an air attack.
States drives and separate opera- Ttack.
tions by Vietnamese troops failed The soldiers found moe than
yesterday to flush the Viet Cong 100 houses all with connecting
from the jungles. Only light con- tunnels, a trench system, 33 bi-
tact was reported. cycles and seven sampans on the
Saigon awaited arrival today Saigon River. The tunnels were
from Australia of presidential en- being blown up.
voy W. Averell Harriman. There Equally frustrating was a seven-
was speculation he may be carry- day search by the U.S. 1st Cav-
ing new instructions to U.S. Am- alry, Airmobile, Division on the
bassador Henry Cabot Lodge. Cambodian border west of Plei-
Harriman has been touring ku and 240 miles north of Saigon.
world capitals sounding out opin- While destroying Viet Cong rest
ion on negotiations that would camps, the cavalrymen captured
bring peace to South Viet Nam. only eight men, some of them
But there has been no word from members of the 32nd and 66th
North Viet Nam or Red China North Vietnamese regular regi-
of any willingness to talk. ments, press dispatches said.
No Letup Vietnamese
Nor is there any similar sign A Vietnamese battalion report-
of a Communist letup on the bat-j ed the only sizable contact with
tlefields, despite the elusiveness of the Viet Cong, claiming 30 were
the Viet Cong and the North Viet- killed in a skirmish near Thanh
namese regulars who have infil- Tan, 65 miles south of Saigon.
trated into the South. Another Vietnamese battalion
A furious barrage of heavy 120 pulled the string on an almost
mm. mortars brought down by empty bag northeast of Hong Ngu,
North Vietnamese regulars hit a 115 miles northwest of Saigon.
company of the U.S. 1st Division The Vietnamese expected to catch
on the edge of the Viet Cong iron a large number of Viet Cong but
triangle 25 miles northwest of Sai- encountered only a small squad.
gon, but caused only light casual- They reported killing three.
ties. The air lull against North Viet
Occasionalbrushes with rear- Nam continued into its 17th day,
gu rds in this drive, known as but U.S. planes pounded targets
Operation Crimp, brought the to- in the South.
tal Viet Cong losses to 84 dead Harriman said in Canberra, Aus-
and 38 captured in four days. But tralia, he thought North Viet Nam
this was far from what the allies was thinking over its position fol-
had hoped for in this biggest U.S. lowing an encouraging worldwide
push of the war. response to President Johnson's
borne, which with the 1st Divi- peace offensive. He said only "a
Paratroopers of the 173rd Air- very noisy minority," including
sion and the Royal Australians Red China, opposed Johnson's
make up an 8000-man force in the drive for peace.






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