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Crush Resistance in Tibet,

Mao's Purge
Opposed In'
Capital City
Peking Supporters
Ousted, Lhasa Placed
Under Martial Law
TOKYO (A) - Severe fighting
broke out in Tibet yesterday,
spreading from the capital of
Lhasa to near the eastern border
and leaving 100 or more persons
dead, according to Peking wall
Forces opposing Mao Tse-tung
and his purge were reported led by
Gen. Chang Kuo-hua, 'Tibet's
military commander since the
Himalayan land was seized by the
Chinese Communists in 1951.
If there was any truth in the
wall posters, part of their news
was stale. They said Chang had
declared martial law in Lhasa,
ousted Maoists from their strong-
holds and taken over security, po-
lice and party headquarters.
A Lhasa broadcast heard in In-
dia yesterday called on the people
to rally to Mao's support and said
three army divisions had been sent
from China proper to "crush the
revisionists." One of the divisions
came from Peking, Lhasa radio
In Mao's campaign to roll up
the provinces held by supporters
of President Liu Shao-chi and par-
ty Secretary-General Teng Hsia-
oping, Maoists asserted they seized
Kansu Province in the northwest.
Again claiming victory in Fukien
Province opposite Formosa, Pe-
king's official People's Daily said
anti-Maoists had launched "a new
counterattack" in Foochow, the
provincial capital.
Kansu and Fukien would make
six of China's 21 provinces that
have now been claimed by Mao,
although opposition has been re-
ported persisting in most of them.
The others are Shansi in the
north, Kweicho win the southwest,
Shantung in the east and Hei-
lungkiang in Manchuria.
Japanese correspondents said
Red Guard wall posters reported
the fighting in Tibet spread from
Lhasa in the south-central part
to Chamdo, 390 miles to the east.
Chamdo is on the main eastwest
highway less than 100 miles west
of the Szechwan Province border.
The Peking correspondent of the
newspaper Yomiuri said 20 persons
were killed and scores injured in a
clash Jan. 20 at Chamdo. Some
of the victims were Mao's teen-age
militants, the Red Guards..
Maoists also now control Cham-
do, said the Lhasa broadcast heard
in Darjeeling, India, by Tibetan
Lhasa raido said Tu Tha-chen, a'
local Chinese leader, addressing an
army rally in Chamdo, urged
troops to back Mao and "destroy
all elements who ojipose the So-
cialist path and the cultural rev-
Japanese correspondents and
Chinese Nationalist intelligence re-
ports from Formosa said clashes
between pro- and anti-Mao forces
broke out in Lhasa Feb. 5, 6, 7, 9
and 12.
Wall posters said that during
some of these calshes, 400 pro-
Maoist revolutionary rebels had
been trapped inside their barracks.
No casualty figures were given
for these clashes, and wall pos-
ters showed only an overall fig-
ure for Tibet.
F Yomiuri said another Red Guard
poster reported all telephone and
telegraph communications to the
outside had been cut at Huhehot,

capital of Inner Mongolia. Ulanfu,
boss of Inner Mongolia, leads the
revolt against Mao there. Mao
purged him as deputy premier.
Yesterday it was learned that
Fukien Province opposite Formosa
was probably seized after a "fierce
struggle" by Mao's forces.

Kennedy To
Speak On
Policy Views
Projected Opposition
To Administration
May Split Party Line
SYOSSET, N.Y. (i) - Sen.
Robert F. Kennedy, D-N.Y., said
yesterday he has a major Vietnam
policy speech in the works. And
he again voiced serious reserva-
tions about the bombing of North
"The war should be settled in
South Vietnam at the peace ta-
ble," Kennedy told a group of Sy-
osset High School students, after
a majority of them had expressed
approval of increased bombing of
the north.
There had been speculation that
Kennedy plans to take the Senate
floor for a dissent from the John-!
son administration's Vietnam poli-


SINCE 1952:

Aware of CIA Subsidy

WASHINGTON M-)-"Every ad-
ministration" since 1952 has
known of the CIA's subsidy of the
National Student Association, a
special House subcommittee an-
nounced yesterday.
The House Armed Services CIA
subcommittee issued the statement
as reports whipped through the
capital over who knew and who
didn't knnow about the politically
hot CIA undercover payments to
the nation's biggest college student
One source confirmed that the!
Senate group which supervises
CIA activities had known about
the payments for some time.
Press Transfers

dent magazine "The Moderator"
who is acting as a press liaison
man for the NSA supervisory
board, told newsmen:
"The CIA has intimidated them
by means of threats ranging from
character assassination to putting
pressure upon 'the establishment'
to reject them from a responsible
role in American society.
While Werdell was denouncing
the CIA, the House subcommittee
was praising the big intelligence
agency in a statement after ques-
tioning CIA Director Richard
It said the CIA aid was given
at the students' request "to coun-
ter Communist attempts to take

over foreign student organizations
by making it possible for Amer-
ican students holding independent
views to participate in .interna-
tional meetings."
"The program of financial as-
sistance to the National Student
Asociation has been known to
every administration since 1952,"
the statement added.
After the CIA-NSA disclosure,
President Johnson ordered a top-
level inquiry into activities by the
CIA or other government agencies
that could endanger the integrity
and independence of the educa-
tional community.
That survery has begun, State
Department press officer Robert
J. McCloseky said yesterday.


cies, even at the risk of an open This Senate committee reported-
break which could split the Demo- ly has been pressing CIA officials
cratic party, to transfer some other expend-

-Associated Press
John Diefenbaker, right, former Canadian prime minister, speaking at a Miami University convoca-
tion, suggested yesterday "that bombing of North Vietnam be restricted to travel routes and stopped
in populated areas." At left is Lloyd O'harra, a Miami University trustee.
Viet Cong Defection Rate Hits
Newuvs Record, Fatalities High

Confirms Plans
However, in confirming to news-'
men that he plans a major policy
speech, Kennedy said: "It is pre-
mature to characterize it one .ayv
or the other."
Kennedy said he probably would
deliver the speech in the Senate!
within the next several weeks,
The Globe Dispatch quoted
Kennedy as saying in an interview
that he has apprised the Johnson
administiation of his intention.
Regrets Resumptionj
Kennedy said last Monday that
he regretted the resumption of
U S. bombing after the lunar new
.Year's truce.
The Globe quoted Kennedy as
saying he refrained from taking a
stronger stand at the time be-
cause, "I thought it best not to
make any statement that could
eidanger prospects for peace dur-
ing what Mr. Walt Rostow called
a delicate phas,' of preliminary
rnoves toward negotiations"
Earlier thws week, the junior
senator from New York said he'
regretted resumption of U.S. bomb-
ing in North Vietnam followeing
the lunar new year truce.
During a visIt, to Long Island
yesterday, a stow of hands by 2,-
000 Syosset High School students
showed most of them in favor of
increasing thy bombing in Nortb
V ttnam. Kennedy put a similar
que- tion earner to 200 students
at Fiends A tA emy in Locust Val-
ley, and the sentiment there aioE
favored increased bombing.
A.. terwards, Kennedy told the
Syv set students that he has "ser-
ious reservations about the m';-
tary effectivInesr of the bombing
of North Vietnam."
A year ago, Kennedy became in-
volved in' a controversy with the
ad'inistratior when he spoke of
inclusion in piy post-war govern-
ment of South Vietnam Commun..

itures to departments where they
would show up in the public bud-
get-and avoid embarrassing dis-
closures such as the CIA-NSA fi-
nancial link.
Included in these are CIA funds
being used in pacification and re-
habilitation programs in South
NSA Overseas
The group is considering giving
up its overseas activities in the be-
lief that its representatives will
be viewed henceforth as spies.
The 10-man supervisory board
abruptly shifted its meeting from
one Washington hotel room to an-
Dther down the hall after fears
were expressed that the first room
was bugged.
An informant said the NSA of-
ficers were convinced the original
meeting room was rigged with sec-
ret listening devices.
One student leader accused the
CIA of using threats of "char-
acter assassination" in an effort
to keep NSA leaders from ac-
knowledging that the organization.
had been receiving CIA funds since
Philp Werdell, editor of the stu-

GovenrsTax Plan'
LANSING OP) - Gov. George the Senate might come up with its
Romney's proposed tax package own tax program "if we are pin-
"wouldn't get a single Democrat ned to the wall."
vote in the Senate the way it is "We've been told for 12 years
now," Senate Minority Leader we need more taxes," Dzendzel
Raymond Dzendzel, D-Detroit, said. "We're still operating with-
said yesterday. out them."
"Under the governor's program," Dzendzel is leader of the 18-
Dendzel complained at a news member Democratic bloc in the
conference, "only five percent of Senate. Republicans have a ma-
the additional revenues would jority in the upper chamber with

come from corporations, while 95
percent would be paid for by in-
dividuals and families.
Shifts Tax Burden
"This does not strike a blow for
equity," Dzendzel said, "but con-
tinues to shift the tax burden fur-
ther on the average income fam-
Dzendzel said Democrats in the
Senate had no tax program of
their own ready to submit at this
He said the minority party in

SAIGON (A) -Major engage-
ments alone have accounted for
916 Communist dead since the Tet
truce ended Sunday and Viet Cong
are defecting at a record rate of
more than 500 a week, allied au-
thorities said yesterday. The war's
tempo was up.
Capping a string of bloody opera-
tions in the wake of the truce,
South Vietnamese armored troops
shot up a column of Communists
apparently retreating from battle
Wednesday with Korean marines
near the central coast. -They re-
ported killing 100.
The Vietnamese, serving as a
blocking force for Koreans and
U.S. Marines in a drive called
Operation-Rio Grande, reported
they suffered no losses.
128 Dead
Across the country, a brigade
of the U.S. 4th Infantry Division
counted 128 enemy dead from a
two-day battle in the central high-
lands near Cambodia's frontier.
One of the American companies
suffered heavy casualtiesk how-
ever. and another was reported hit
moderately Thursday by Commu-
nist mortar and automatic wea-
pons fire.
U.S. B52 jets from Guam flew
a record seven missions over a
single 24-hour period and five of

these were in support of the Amer-
icans in the highlands battle.
The Stratorfortresses returned
Friday for two strikes at Commu-
nist targets near the coast, one 120
miles and the other 250 miles
northeast of Saigon.
Action dwindled in the high-
lands, where the 4th Infantry Di-
vision brigade keeps watch for Red
infiltration from Cambodia on
routes about 230 miles north of
Saigon. Though fighting often
centers near the frontier, Cam-
bodia denies the Communist are
using its soil as either a spring
board or a sanctuary.
The U.S. company that suffered
heavy casualties presumably would
need replacements to continue as
an effective fighting force. Such
a company ordinarily would have
175 to 200 men. Just how many
wert hit was not disclosed.
South Vietnamese have reported
killing 411 enemy troops, the
Americans 261 and Korans 243 in
heavy clashes this week. The
dozens of minor actions that reg-
ularly dot the countryside push
the total by Saturday midnight
well above the normal weekly run
of 1,200 or so.
The U.S. mission in Saigon an-
nounced psychological warfare
operations geared to the Tet fest-

ival for the lunar new year at-
tracted 3,456 Viet Cong turncoats
from Jan. 1 thruugh Feb. 11. This
gave up in the same six-week per-
was nearly double the 1,822 who
iod last year. Wooed by leaflets,
broadcasts and traveling theatrical
groups, the defectors were wel-
comed by South Vietnamese of-
ficials under the government's open
arms program.
Cloudy weather persisted over
North Vietnam and American
fighter-bombers were limited to
64 missions Thursday. Most of
these were flown against railroads,
highways, storage and staging
areas in the southern panhandle.
Pilots of two U.S. Air Force
F105 Thunderchiefs reported sight-
ing two Communist MIG jets, but
no exchange of fire.
T UT7 7 7 7%

Romney Starts Speech Tour,
Calls Himself Noncana~diate

W orl iews iouau

LANSING, Mich. (P) - Gov.
George W. Romney, one of the
most widely traveled non-candi-
dates of the year, set out yester-
day on a seven-day Western swing
still insisting he had not made up
his mind about his political fu-
Romney told a news conference
ihe trip was a result "of the nat-
iral invitations you get as a re-
sult of Lincoln Day." He descrlbed
hims"U as a non-candidate who
had bF.rn placed in a unique posi-
However, Democrats have label-
ed it a campaign tour to help the
59-year-old former automaker se-
cure the 1968 Republican presi-
dential .nomination.
Republicans have said such a
trip is recessary to give Romney
opportunity to state his position
on national issues and to give him
exposure recessary to secure dele-
gate sappurt at the 1968. GOP Na-
tional Convention.
"A lot of people expect me to
deal w'.h national issues as if I
were in a national campaign,'
Romney told newsmen. "I'm not
in a national campaign."

The third-term Michigan gover-
nor said the national attention
focused on him has placed him in
a situation never before faced 'by
anybody in the position I am in
at this time "
Press Responsible
Romney said he felt the press
was gr,.catly responsible for this
and aided tnat Theodore H.
White in his book "The Making
of a President, 1964," tended to
indicate things set in motion the
year before the convention.
Asked if he was unhappy with
the sltuhtion, Romney commented.
"There is noth ng I can do except
recognize it exists."
"It's a new situation," he said,
"It does confiont a person in my
position with problems which nev-
er have had to be dealt with be-
Asked if he intended to mHake
any policy statements on the Viet-
nam war, Romney said, 'It might
be interesting to wait and see.
"I rnive a very heavy sche-dule
and will be a eked a lot of ques-
tions on domestic and other mat-
ters," he said. "I expect to deal
with them as I go along."

20 votes.
Dzendzel particularly complain-
ed that industry is not paying a
fair share under Romney's tax
Lobbyist Romney
"Since he, Romney, has been
governor, industry has been given
many tax reductions," Dzendzel
observed. "Years ago, he was a
lobbyist for. the big auto compan-
ies. .Maybe it's paying off now.
"We recognize the need for big
industry in Michigan, but it should
pay its fair share of taxes."
Dzendzel said more tax relief is
needed for families in the lower
income brackets. Under any state
income tax, he said, some relief
must be given citizens who al-
ready pay a city income tax.
Democratic Goals
Dzendzel outlined what he said
was a partial list of the 1967 Sen-
ate Democratic legislative goals.
Education, health and welfare.
will be dealt with as separate it-
ems later on, he said, because they
are of enough importance to war-
rant individual handling.
Among the Democratic goals
listed were:
-Control of air and water pol-
-An increase in the minimum
wage law and higher payments
for disabled workers.
--Repeal of the present two-
year voter registration law and a
return to the more liberal four-
year registration plan.
--A revision of state insurance'
laws, particularly to eliminate ge-
ographic differentials for prem-
-A stronger hospital licensing
and control law.
-Uniform assessment of pro-
perty, based on ability to pay.
--Continuance of an agressive
tr4ffic safety program.
-Refinancing of the Mackinac
Bridge and a reduction of bridge

Cal Regents Face Hard Fight
To Prevent.Budget Slashes

By The Associated Press
JAKARTA, Indonesia - Con-I
gress yesterday called for a meet-
ing March 7 to consider removing
President Sukarno, a decision that
some Indonesians fear will touch
off another bloodbath.
Congress Vice President Me-
lanthon Siregar said Sukarno's
ouster already had been approved
"in spirit," noting that Parliament
had submitted to Congress a re-
solution demanding the President's
Military and civilian leaders
have been trying to get him to
step down without a fuss. They
know Sukarno still commands
widespread support in this teem-
ing island nation, particularly in
parts of the main island of Java.
NEW DELHI, India-An 18-
year-old girl out on bail after
being charged with election vio-

lations burned herself to death
yesterday at Madras and scattered
election week violence was report-
ed elsewhere in India.
The voting goes on through next
Tuesday and tallies are expectedt
by Friday.
WASHINGTON-A clear major-
ity of the House committee in-j
vestigating Adam Clayton Pow-
ell Jr. was reported yesterday to
favor seating him with a stiff
censure motion, probably including
a fine or withholding some of his
Although these thoughts have
not wholly crystallized, most mem-
bers of the select committee are
understood to believe this is the
most severe action it is practical
for the House to take. A money
penalty against Powell would be
to cover government funds he al-
legedly converted to his own use.

University of California Board of
Regents is "in for' one hell of a
fight" to get even a compromise
$255-million, 1967-68 budget, As-
sembly Speaker Jesse M. Unruh
said yesterday.
Earlier, Theodore R. Meyer,
board chairman, said the regents
would continue to press for a $264-
million appropriation from the
state, as originally proposed.
The board voted Thursday in
favor of the $264 million figure
but at the same time hold the uni-
versity administration to recruit
faculty and enroll students on the
assumption of getting only $255

"The regents are not prepared
to settled for $255 million," Meyer
said. "We will exert our best ef-
forts to get $264 million."
The compromise figure of $255
million is $23 million less than
the original request but $40 mil-
lion morebthan the amount rec-
omended by Gov. Ronald Reagan
from general funds.
The decision to press for $264
million also was defended Friday
by William E. Forber of Los An-
geles, a regent, who told the board
that surveys showed it still is
"worthy economically" to invest
even more in higher education.
Approval Fails
Reagan failed Thursday to win
from the regents approval of his
budget figure or establishment of
tuition.hThe regentsnvoted to con-
tinue the 99-year, no-tuition pol-
icy at least through the 1968
spring quarter.
Unruh said it was "very im-
portant' for the board to set forth
a broad statement of purpose for
the university.
" Especially after all the beating
around the mulberry bush they did
before coming to grips with the
real problem," he 'added.
The regents, Unruh said; should
state short- and long-term goals
because the university is "on the
point ofndemoralization inside the
state, and is the object of ridicule

"Cybernetic Challenge in the University"





West German Action
Threatens NATO Crisis

"STUDENTS SEE that in spite of all the pseudo-democratic
rhetoric indulged in by the deans of students, no shreds of
power will come to them."-Weiss
Asst. Prof. of European History of Wayne State Univ.

LONDON (P) - West Germany's
government has withdrawn a six-
month-old offer to help pay for
the upkeep of Britain's Rhine ar-
my, diplomatic sources disclosed
The unannounced move by
Chancellor Kurt Georg Kiesinger's
coalition government threatens a
major crisis for the North Atlan-
tic Treaty Organization, with big

will discuss rll the issues in Lon-
don on Feb. 27 and 28. But auth-
orities ,here are forecasting a col-
lapse of the negotiations unless
West Germany shifts position.
The Bonn government's with-
drawal of an $88-million offer of
arms purchases was conveyed in-
formally to the British last week.
So far it has been kept secret.
The move seems certain serious-

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