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Army Heads
Back Mao,
Sources Say
Radio Peking Reports
Maoists Gain Control
Of Provence Shansi
TOKYO (P)-Radio Peking said
yesterday military leaders the na-
tion over had vowed to help Mao
Tse-tung wrest party, government
and financial power from his foes.
And another broadcast said Mao-
ists had seized control of Shansi
Province, next door to Peking.
The first broadcast seemed to
be an admission that Mao's ene-
mies are solidly entrenched in the
party and government apparatus.
Other reports told of Mao's forces
complaining they were in a minor-
The roster of military "com-
manders and fighters" wh o
pledged to help Mao fight "those
in authority who are taking the
capitalist road" was impressive,
if Radio Peking could be believed.
There have been somewhat similar
pledges of support before, but so
far the army has taken little ac-
tion in the Chinese tumult.
The radio said the pledges came
from Manchuria in the northeast,
Inner Mongolia in the north, Sin-
kiang Province in the far noth-
west, Tibet in the far west, Yun-
nan Province in the southwest,
Kwangtung in the south, Chekiang
in the southeast and from many
parts of central China, among
In nearly all these areas, fight-
ing between supporters of Mao
and his chief foe, President Liu
Shao-chi, has been reported in
wall posters or by the official New1
China News Agency. In some areas,
such as Sinkiang and Manchuria,
the army has been reported stand-
ing aside, or helping Mao's ene-
Radio Peking said "hundreds of
millions of revolutionary workers,
peasants, students and cadres"
were ready "to unleash a massive
onslaught" on the anti-Mao fac-t
Shansi Province
It was just such a mixture of
organizations that took over the
party apparatus and governmentj
of Shansi Province and its capital,1
Taiyuan, Radio Peking said. Tai-
yuan is 250 miles southwest of
"A handful of people in the,
Shansi Communist army commit-

Senate Votes 'NEXT SIX WEEKS:
To End Talk Seasonal Storms May Hinder
On Filibuster U.S. Raids in North Viet Nam

Mansfield Calls Try
At Proposed Change
A 'Futile Exercise'
WASHINGTON (A)--The Senate
yesterday refused to change its
rules to make it easier to end fili-
busters. The fight that began with
the opening of Congress two weeks
ago was dropped.

SAIGON. South Vietnam (P)-
Heavy storms from the northeast
monsoon, already in evidence, are
expected to reduce air raids on
North Vietnam for the next six
weeks, a U.S. spokesman said yes-
terday. This could mean respite of
a sort for the movement of Red
troops and supplies.
The truce for the lunar new
year Tet, which coincides with

, ..
To continue the effort to make the beginning of Lent, is to put
it easier to end marathon debates the American bombers and fight-
would be "an exercise in futility," ers entirely out of action for four
said Democratic leader Mike days, Feb. 8-12.
Mansfield of Montana. Heavy rains swept much of
"It would be a shame and a fake I Vietnam Tuesday.
and a phony," he added. Ground fighting in South Viet-
Mansfield spoke after the Senate nam lapsed into a series of small
refused by a 13-vote margin to l clashes between allied troops and

a flight over the Ho Bo Woods, closed in, spattering the car with
25 miles northwest of Saigon. a shower of eggs and pounding on
Briefing officers said the Amer- it with their fists and chunks of
icans have captured 179 enemy wood.
T. Knowles. 51, Columbus, Ga., on Meanwhile a spokesman said
troops, rounded up nearly 500 yesterday that U.N. Secretary-
suspects for questioning and ac- General U Thant favors "contacts
cepted the voluntary surrender of as any level" between parties to
369 under the Saigon government's the Vietnamese war.
open arms program. The spokesman was asked for
AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP- Thant's reaction to reports that
Anti war demonstrators hurling President Ho Chi Minh of North
eggs and ink battled police'yester- Vietnam had issued an informal
day night in opposition to the good and apparently conditional invita-
will visit of Premier Nguyen Cao tion to President Johnson to visit
Ky. Hanoi.
Two women and several men "The secretary-general has read
halted Ky's limousine at the Auck- these reports with great interest
land airport by throwing them- and he considers that contacts at
selves in the roadway after the any level between the parties in-
South Vietnamese leader flew in volved in the conflict would be
from Wellington. Then about 300 desirable," the spokesman said.
Sales Show Another Decline
In Detroit's Auto Industry

Discussing the possible entrance of Great Britain into the European Common Market are (from left
to right) French Foreign Minister Maurice Couve de Murville, British Foreign Secretary George
Brown, and French Premier Georges Pompidou.
National Conference Urges
Romney To Enter Primaries


NEW ORLEANS (R) - Gover-
nor George Romney's supporters
among GOP National Committee{
members agreed yesterday that he
will have to test his strength in
the primaries if he hopes to win
the 1968 party presidential nomi-
National Chairman Ray Bliss
wound' up a two-day campaign
planning session of the committee
with a news conference appeal to
the party's presidential hopefuls
to be kind to each other in next
year's primaries.
"I take a dim view of any can-
didate's attacking another candi-s
World Newv
By The Associated Press
James O. Eastland of the Senate
Judiciary Committee introduced a

date of his party," Bliss said. "Our
candidates should campaign for
president on what they are going
to do to solve the nation's prob-
"There should be no hitting be-
low the belt. I see no reason that
the tone and approach can't be
kept at a high level."
Barry Goldwater, the 1964 pres-
idential nominee, has contended
that the charges fired at him by
his primary and convention op-'
ponents gave the Democrats am-
munition they needed to defeat
Romney, who is running behind

former Vice President Richard M.
Nixon in support among commit-
tee members and state chairmen,
has delayed any decision on en-
tering the primaries. He cancelled
a proposed trip by Michigan com-
mitteeman John B. Martin to New
Hampshire to confer with leaders
there about 1968's first presiden-
tial primary.
But Martin said in an inter-
view he believes Romney must en-
ter primaries and continue to
maintain a high level in the popu-
larity polls if he expects to win
the nomination.
"I can't foresee at this time


stop talking about taking~ up a
proposed change in Rule 22.
The Democratic majority leader
thereupon announced that he
would move to go on to other busi-
ness when the Senate meets Tues-
Rule 22
Rule 22 is the one that says at
least two-thirds of the Senators
voting must favor cutting off a
filibuster before a time limit may
be placed on further debate.
A group of Senators led by
George McGovern (D-S.C.), and
Thruston B. Morton, (R-Ky.),
sought to bring up a proposed
change that would enable three-
fifths, instead of two-thirds, of
the Senators voting to invoke de-
bate-limiting cloture.
Had they been successful in:
maneuvering their proposal before'
the Senate, they planned to sub-
stitute an even more drastic pro-
posal under which filibusters could
be halted by a simple majority
of 51 of the 100 senators.
Two-thirds Rule
They were defeated last week
in an effort to bypass the two-
thirds rule on calling up their pro-
posal. The Senate voted 61 to 37
against calling up proposed rules
changes by majority vote, even
at the start of a session.
Tuesday's vote, taken under the
two-thirds rule, was 53 for cutting
off debate on the issue and 46
against, or 13 short of the required
Sen. Jacob K. Javits, (R-N.Y.),
appealed to Mansfield for another'
try at it on Thursday, but Mans-
field said "the Senate has made
its judgment, and the leadership
abides by it."
Mansfield supported the pro-
posal to halt filibusters by a three-
fifth majority,

Communist guerrillas.
Cruiser Canberra
The guided missile cruiser Can-
berra and other vessels of the
U.S. 7th Fleet moved into coastal
waters to provide support fire on
call from shore observers. Up and
down the coast, the destroyers
Manley, De Haven, Hollister and
Theodore E. Chandler bombarded
Viet Cong sites.
High-flying B52s from Guam,
unhampered by the weather, made
three attacks. In one the eight-jet
Stratofortresses rained bombs on
a sector of the old demilitarized
zone between North and. South
Vietnam where Hanoi troops were
believed tohave concentrated. The
bombers also staged two raids on
suspected Red hideouts in Tay
Ninh Province, which adjoins the
Cambodian frontier northwest of
Stormy Weather
Stormy weather Monday held
U.S. squadrons to 42 missions
north of the border, about one-
third of the normal run when
skies are clear. Among those which
got through, some Navy all-
weather Intruders hit the railroad
yards of Thanh Hoa, 80 miles
south of Hanoi.
Cmdr. Ron Mays, Olla, La., said
500-pound bombs from his In-
truder set off a secondary blast
that illuminated the whole cock-
"It lit up the sky like a bolt of
lightning," he said.
Communist gunners shot down
an Air Force F4C Phantom jet'
and its two crewmen are missing.
The Phantom was the 466th Amer-
ican plane announced as lost over
North Vietnam.
Bullets spewing from Red auto-
matic weapons forced down the
helicopter of Brig. Gen. Richard

DETROIT ()P)-Sales of U.S.-:
built automoblies slipped again in
the middle 10 days of this month,
compared with the same year-
ago period, but there were a few
specks of brightness in the market.
None of the four'top automakers
showed a gain, as compared with
the Jan. 11-20 span of 1966-the
industry's next-to-best sales year
in history.
But the dip was not as deep as
in 1967's first 10 days, when sales
were 21.1 per cent off the pace
with which last year started. This
time the percentage decline was
While the industry holds that
comparisons of unlike periods
generally are deceiving, all of the
companies showed sharp sales
gains over the month's first 10
Sales Set Record
Cadillac division of General
Motors Corp. reported its mid-
January, 10-day sales set a record
with dealers delivering 6,508 and
topping the previous all-time high
of 6,343 for the same 10 days of
Ford division of Ford Motor Co.
said its truck sales of 15,349 were
a record for Jan. 11-20. The old
mark of 14,822 was set last year.
Chrysler reported retail sales
for the mid-month period were
33,631, down 17 per cent from the
40,345 passenger cars delivered in
like 1966.
General Motors, with Chevrolet

showing a decline of more than
10,000 against Jan. 11-20 of last
year, reported passenger car sales
of 101,444 compared with 125,206.
It said commercial vehicle sales
were 18,737, against 20,460.
American Motors
American Motors Corp., which
went back into production Mon-
day after a two-week shutdown
to balance output with inventories,
reported 10-day sales of 5,062,
compared with 6,590 in the Jan.
11-20 span of 1966. AMC's mid-
month deliveries were up sharply
from the 3,887 in the month's first
10 days.
Ford division said its dealers
sold 50,638, compared with 58,528
in the like year-ago 10 days. It
said 12,028 of the vehicles sold
were Mustangs and described this
as "about average" for such a
Lincoln-Mercury division's 10,528
for this year and 12,119 for last,
gave Ford a total of 61,166 and
70,547, respectively, for mfid-Janu-
ary this year and last.
American vehicle owners scrap-
ped 7.2 million vehicles in 1966,
a record, but at the same time the
vehicle population of the United
States increased by 3.5 million, the
largest single year growth on riec-
Polk said 6.14 million cars were
not re-registered for license tags
last year and presumed to have
been scrapped. It said the same
applied to 1.07 million trucks.


tee who took the road of capital- I bill yesterday to outlaw wire tap-

ism have committed h e i n o u s
crimes against Chairman Mao, the
party and masses of the people,"
the broadcast charged.
Counterrevolutionaries w e r e
blamed for trying "to make Shansi
a strategic base for revival of
capitalism in China" and encour-
aging strikes that halted produc-
tion. The takeover in'Shansi was
reported to have taken place Jan.
But the New China News Agency
reported resistance to Mao in wide
areas, including Kiangsi Province
in southeast China where earlier
reports told of an anti-Mao army
forming from workers and peas-
The Yugoslav news agecy Tan-
jug in a dispatch from Peking
said wall posters spoke of "the
reactionary majority" exercising
heavy and threatening pressure in
the power struggle.
Tanjug reported an appeal from
Kiangsi Province by Mao's revolu-
tionaries saying unless they re-
ceived help they "would be unable
to overcome the reactionary ma-

ping and all other forms of eaves-
dropping except in cases 'involv-
ing national security or major
Eastland, a Mississippi Demo-
crat, said in a statement that "al-
though I realize this bill goes
much -further than any similar
legislation yet introduced, I do
not believe it goes too far."
Exceptions to the general ban
would be permitted by the bill in
national security and supervised
by the U.S attorney general.
WASHINGTON - Attorneys for
Adam Clayton Powell yesterday
challenged the constitutional au-
thority of the House to deny him
his seat in Congress.
A legal brief requesting the seat-
ing of Powell was presented by the
attorneys to the special house
committee to investigate the Har-
lem Democrat's qualifications for
Committee Chairman Emanuel
Celler (D-N.Y.) received the brief
without comment. It was present-
ed at the first meeting of the spe-

developments which would take
the governor into the convention
with such a lead that he can be
certain of getting the nomina-
tion," Martin said. "He's going to
have to do well in the primaries
cial committee, a gathering mere- and the polls to win."
ly for organizational purposes. George L. Hinman, New York
*O f * u r committeeman who is offering
MOSCOW-Informed soui'ces re- R nyhlsi etik ht
ported yesterday the arrest of Al- Romney help, said he thinks that
exander Ginzburg, 29, a Soviet in- the Michigan governor's standing
tellectual said to be connected in the popularity polls will be a
with a book on the trial of two major factor in whether he gets
Soviet authors imprisoned for pub- h
lishing anti-Soviet works abroad. the nomination. He said his image
The reports could not be con-'could be bolstered by primary
firmed. victories.
In November Ginzburg was re- Robert L. Pierce, veteran Wis-
ported in Paris to have been in- consin committeeman who leans
strumental in compiling a "white toward Nixon at this point, said
book'" on the Sinyavsky-Daniel that Romney is going to have to
trial that was published secretly demonstrate before the convention
in the Soviet Union. Those re- that he is a winner and that he
ports identified Ginzburg as editor has a chance of taking President
of the poetry journal "Sintaxis." Johnson's measure.




Dr. Caroline Hoff berg
of the P"sychology Dept.



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