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WET NESDAX, SEPT '' 14, 1966 ;

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

PAGE T E

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 14, 1966 THE MICHIGAN DAILY PAGE THREE
DIR KSEN S TA NDS FIRM:

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Exhaustion
Cuts Short
Space Walk
Astronauts Still Plan
Morning Ride to 863
Mile Altitude Record
By The Associated Press
CASE KENNEDY, Fla.-Rich-
ard F. Gordon Jr. tried to walk
around the world yesterday but'
became exhausted along the way.
He did manage, however, to hang
from the Gemini spacecraft for 44
minutes, riding a rocket like a
cowboy.
Hot, sweaty and panting. Gor-
don cut his exotic excursion more
than an hour short when perspi-
ration poured down his face into
his right eye, temporarily blind-
ing it. It was the third straight
U.S. space walk to run into
trouble.
4rGordon and his command pilot,
Charles Conrad Jr., still have
many feats ahead of them in
their bold three day voyage, sched-
uled to end tomorrow morning.
Today, they plan to trigger the
Agena rocket linked to their nose
for a jolting- ride to a record 863-
mile altitude. And Gordon hopes
to stage a second excursion out-
side-a 140-minute stand in his
seat to take scientific pictures.
"I'm pooped," Gordon told Con-
rad minutes after he slipped into
the strange, eerie world of space,
135 miles above Southern Cali-
fornia. He breathed hard and
quickly as he tried to work.
Word that the two pilots de-
cided to end the walk 71 minutes
early came as they flashed over
the Tananarive tracking station,
off the east coast of Africa,
Several major objectives of the
walk were lost. Gordon did not
have time to experiment with a
special power tool that would have
qualified him as the worldl's fixst
space mechanic.
He also did not get, a chance to
dart to and fro with a jet gun.
He did straddle the Agena rock-
r et linked to Gemini's nose, loop-
ing a loose end of a 100-foot cord
to the spacecraft. This set the
stage for the Agena and Gemini
11 to stretch apart, the cord tied
between them, to see if it might
be a fuel-saving way to fly in
formation.
A Gordon seemed to have diffi-
culty from the start. He found,
as three other American space-
walkers did that even though
you're in weightlessness, where
things are light as a feather-
simple tasks are hard to do. A
man in orbit is hampered by a
bulkwy pressure suit and also has
nothing to brace against.

Youth Battle DIRKSEN STANDS FIRM:
Red Guards Housing Bill Failing in Senate;

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In China

Cloture Vote To Decide Fate

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-, ju ux w ASHINGTN up w - Tne ac- not getting -strong leadership
And Lin Demoted ii ministration's civil rights bill ap- from the White House."
pears headed for the Senate scrap- The President holds the key to
New Party Shakeup !basket and a scramble was on passage of the civil rights bill of
yesterday to fix the blame. 1966 in his own hands," Griffin
MOSCOW p)-Resistance to the said in a statement relayed from
militant young Red Guards of Republicans reacted sharply to Detroit.
Communist China was reported in President Johnson's statement Dirksen's chief objection to the
eastern and southern sections of that "whether it passes or fails bill is its Title IV provision which
the country by Communist press will depend largely on what" Sen- would ban racial discrimination
dispatches yesterday. y ate Republican Leader Everettt M. in the sale or rental of about 40
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per cent of the nation's housing.
Sen. Philip A. Hart. (D-Mich.>,
floor manager for the bill, told a
reporter he believes there is a
"good chance" that a majority
of the 100 senators will vote for
cloture to end the filibuster which
has blocked action to call up the
bill. He made no claim, however,
to the necessary two-thirds.

-Associated Press
WILSON PLEDGES ACTION
Prime Minister Harold Wilson is shown leaving last night's session of the 22 nation Commonwealth
Conference at Marlborough House in London. Nonwhite leaders at the conference called for a total
United Nations embargo of the Smith regime in Rhodesia to bring African rule to the white-ruled
country. Wilson rejected the demands for strong and immediate action set forth by 17 of the
nations, but offered a three point pledge to work toward African rule.
VIET NAM ROUNDUP:
New Buildup of Ground Units,
Strong Air Strikes Continue,

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SAIGON, South Viet Nam (R) --
The U.S. Command is quietly
building up armored power in
Viet Nam as if for more extens-
ive use of tread tracked weapons
against the Viet Cong when mon-
soon-soaked trails dry up this fall.
An air assault on North Viet
Vam' drew top attention in military
briefings yesterday while Saigon
authorities exulted at the turnout
of 80.6 per cent of South Viet
Nam's registered voters in the
Constituent A s s e m b1y election
Sunday as a political blow at the
Communists.
With little fanfare, a communi-
que disclosed the landing of an-
other armored outfit, the second
in less than a week.
The 2nd Battalion of the old 34th
Armored Regiment, about 750 men
equipped with 50-ton M48 medi-
um tanks, arrived at Vung Tau,
45 miles southeast of Saigon.
Four of North Viet Nam's mis-
sile sites were among targets of
U.S. air squadrons in 170 mis-
sions Monday and pilots said they
damaged all of them. Two mis-

siles were reported hit in attacks
on a site 30 miles northwest of
Dong Hoi. One exploded in the
air and the other zigzagged er-
ratiecglly across the ground.
A spokesman said that, though
the missions were one short of the
record 171 flown Sunday, there
was one more plane flight in-
volved. Though precise figures

were withheld, the action involved'
between 400 and 500 individual'
strikes.
B52 jet bombers from Guam
struck at North Vietnamese troops
and infiltration routes south of
the zone, a six-mile-wide belt on
the frontier that was supposed to
be a neutral buffer territory un-
der the Geneva agreement of 1954.

Viet Nam Elections Provide
Support for Military Regime

ports said a crowd of 100,000 had Dirksen said he isn't doing any?
battled the Red Guards at Kwei- thig.1 aP
lin, capital of Kwangsi Province "Nothing has changed," he said., '
in the- south, and the army had "My position is just the same."
to be called in to restore order. Backers of the measure concede
The Soviet news agency Tans that without Dirksen's support Indicate R isin
said leaflets on Peking walls told they have little chance of win-
of clashes between 30,000 metal ning a key vote on the question WASHINGTON UP) - Wholesale in
workers, students and others of bringing the bill formally be- food prices climbed 1.3 per cent f
against the "revolutionary nmasses" fore the Senate.lastfoodhprice clim er.3pement ad
-puresumably the Red Guard- Sen. Jacob K. Javits, (R-N.'Y.), last month,tin catigvhouswiv tai
Aug. 31 and early this month at who advocates passage of the bill, had a tougher time stretching their
Kweiyang, a city in Hunan Pro- said Johnson should not try. to dollars at the supermarket.
vince. use Dirksen's opposition to blame Ir wilenoterw - h s
The Red Guard authors of the the Republicans if the measurem It will not be known just how s
lefe eaddta h r.fails. much of the wholesale increase 01
leaflet demanded that the pro-!fals.waspasd logtthreilw
vincial party committee stop at He contended Dirksen does not s passed aoat t e w
once "political reprisals" against speak for all Republicans on the'level until the Labor Department f
the "revolutionary masses" and civil rights bill, and protested reports its August consumer price ri
free those arrested. that it is unfair to characterize index later this month. - a:
Correspondents of both Tass opposition to the measure as Re- But wholesale food price in-
and the Hungarian news agency publican opposition. creases usually show up in family bu
MTI in Peking told of Red Guard Javits said Johnson has the living costs more quickly than oth- ri
violence' in Shanghai. power and prestige of the presi- er items. All signs point to an-
Tass said visiting Red Guards- dency, plus a two-thirds majority other hike in living costs, which ca
men from Peking had forced their in the Senate, to put behind the have been rising at the sharpest fl
way into the building of the bill. rate in eight years.'
Shanghai city Communist party A similar sentiment came from The Labor Department reported c
committee Sept. 4, "smashed win Sen. Robert T. Griffin, R-Mich.), a four-tenths of 1 per cent riseel
dows, climbed onto the roof and who said advocates of the bill are in August in its wholesale price s
thrown stones into the street." ca
Some persons were injured, Tass T7 TJ ICX
added. o G o/ %
athen the visiting Red Guards
attended a mass rally, cut short ,yoout h A tiiiAae
and engaged In a series of fist Acpr h i
Ti-chiu, beat up the deputy MayorL/ co
fights, MTI reported. CAPE TOWN, South Africa P)- deviate from his purpose, Vorster .
Meanwhile, the Red China party Tough, extremist Balthazar Vor- promised stern opposition. 2
leadership appears to have been ster was unanimously selected He held out little hope for those, c
quietly reshuffled with Premier prime minister yesterday and the such as U.S. Sen. Robert F. Ken- c
Chou En-lai still in a strong posi- prevailing opinon was that South nedy (D-N.Y.), who during his
tion, Tanjug news agency re- Africa will swing even farther to recent visit here appealed fora
a
ported yesterday in a Peking dis- the right. some sort of gesture indicating a a
patch. The 50-year-old justice minister, move away from apartheid to 2
This would be a middle course interned during World War II for give a ray of hope to the repressed
solution to avoid a public demot- his'Nazi sympathies, met with oth- nonwhites.
ing, Tanjug said. er Cabinet members and assured The Nationalist party, dedicated
The agency noted that Presi- them that he will follow the apart- to stringent enforcement of apart-
dent Liu Shao-chi, who was the held line of his predecessor, Henrik held and stonewall opposition to
party's first deputy chairman be- F. Verwoerd, assassinated a week any kind of outside interference
hind Mao Tze-tung, no longer oc- aimed at changing that policy,
cupies that position. Liu's influ- ago.haitaningrtaplick,
ence has been reported diminish- Shortly after the Nationalist has virtually given Vorster a blink
ing. There were five deputy chair- pa r t y parliamentary c a u c u s check to carry on or even to in-
men In all. elected him, Vorster told a wel- tensify the Verwoerd line.
Instead, only Defense Minister coming crowd gathered outside
Lin Piao, the new strong man, was Parliament: Phone 482-2056 The
given the title of deputy chair- "I promise you that as far as it cas
man after a meeting of the party is humanly possible, I will strive W
Central Committee last month. for the security of South Africa. "
Tanjug said this led to belief that As far as it please God Almighty '
there was a change in the organi- to allow man to work out his own - OCARPENTER hAS L
zation setup and that the five future and decide on his own des- First Run-NO
deputy chairmen have been re- tiny, the destiny of South Africa
placed by Lin. will be decided by ourselves."S THE W(
Chou also was a deputy party Vorster was speaking of South
chairman, but this title was omit- Afica's three mill1i o n r u 1i n g
ted when he received a function- whites. He made no mention of
ary of the Communist party of the country's voteless 12.5 million
Australia as reported in today's Africans, who lay under severe re-
Peking press, Tanjug observed. strictions because of South Afri- SECRETS OIFTFHE FORBIDDEN WORLD F
Tanjug also noted the rise in ca's policy of racial segregation. Shown at 7:10 & 10:30
the party of Kang Sheng, promi- Vorster told the crowd his po- ALSO.
nent in Red China's cultural rev- litical tenet was complete belief
olution. in the Nationalist party and its STRMf EFR i N6
A candidate member of the Pol- principles and "the full imple- "' *
itburo, Kang was promoted to full mentation of them in every re-
membership at the Central Com- spect whatever the consequences."
mittee meeting. Today's press in The challenge to internalcritics
Peking, for the first time, called was clear. To anyone overseas who
him a member of the standing might seek, by persuasion, pres- Shown at 9:00 --y
committee of the Politburo, Tan- sure or aggression, to ma-ke him - h--n-----0 --O--
jug said

re Increases
g Food Costs
ndex-which measures prices of
arm products, processed foods and
long list of industrial rawe ma-
erials and nanufactured goods.
The consumer index, which mea-
ures not only food prices but al-
o those of medical care and many
ther services not covered by the
wholesale index, doesn't always
llow the wholsale trend. But a
se in one is usually followed by
4n increase in the other.
The whoesale increase is often,
)ut not always, larger than the
se in retail prices.
The two indexes are major indi-
ators of price movements and in-
ationary warning signals.
Food has shown the biggest in-
reases in the past year of rapidly
[imbing living costs. It is also
ubject to sharp fluctuations be-
ause of weather conditions and
rop yields.
Government economists, noting
ast week's higher crop estimates
or many foods, hope bigger yields
'ill help slow the rise in food
osts.
The wholesale index has climbed
.6 per cent so far in 1966 and
,he consumer price index 2.1 per
Bitt.
Over the past 12 months, the
wholesale index is up 3.8 per cent
nd the consumer price index up
.8 per cent, with the August con-
,umer price figure still to be re-
?or ted.
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An AP News Analysis
By GEORGE McARTHUR
SAIGON, South Viet Nam OP)--
The four million South Vietnam-
ese who voted in Sunday's election
have given their country a bright-
er political outlook than at any
time in almost a decade.
The election gives the political
initiative to the military regime of
Premier Nguyen Cao Ky for the
first time in his 15-month rule.

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World News Roundup

LONDON-A major crisis split
the British Commnonwealth con
ference last night after Prime
Minister Harold Wilson rejected
demands by 17 nations that inde-
pendence be given to a Rhodesia
ruled only by Africans.
In a take-it-or-leave-it mood,
nonwhite leaders at the 22-nation
conference also called for a total
comp'ulsory United Nations em-
bargo on all trade with Premier
Ian Smith's breakaway white re-
gime-complete with powers of'
enforcement.
-nA statement presented to a se-
cret session of presidents, pre-
miers and ministers insisted on
immediate release of African poli-
tical prisoners in Rhodesia as soon
as Smith's white supremacist gov-
ernment is toppled. The British
had sought to defer this move
until a transitional caretaker gov-
ernment is formed.
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a felony, but the jury reduced the
charge to a misdemeanor.
Under the misdemeanor charge,
Carmichael's bond was lowered
from $10,000 to 01,000.
NEW YORK-Dow Jones and
Co., Inc., announced yesterday
that in conjunction with The As-
sociated Press it is exploring cre-
ation of a new business and fi-
nancial news service that would
be distributed outside of North
America.
The joint study is based on the
premise that Dow Jones would as-
semble and edit a minute-by-min-
ute global economic news report.
The report would be delivered over-
seas, by teleprinter service to bro-

kers, banks, newspapers, business-
men and other subscribers. Dis-
cussions have begun with the hope
of starting such an overseas ser-
vice early next year.
BOGALUSA, Ala.-Negro leaders
called off plans for a protest
march here last night that would
have defied the city's ban on such
nighttime demonstrations.
The cancellation came shortly
after Mayor Jesse Cutrer warned
that his police would not allow an
after-dark march.
O. Z. Young, president of the
Bogalusa Voters League, said the
march was called off to give offi-
cials a chance to act on Negro
grievances.

If this. initiative slips back in-
to South Viet Nam's political
quicksand, as has so often hap-
pened in the past, the disillusion-
ment of the nation's weary popu
lation could easily be final.
In the eyes of many voters, their.
ballots marked the beginning of
the end for South Viet Nam's mili-
tary rule. Whether the generals
will totally accept this is problem-1
atical. But the schedule calls for
election of a Legislative Assembly
and transfer of the helm to civil-
ians in 1967.
It is questionable that the new
assembly, with constitution-writ-
ing as its sole official duty, will
ask the military men to withdraw
from government. After all, the
nation is at war, is badly rent by
economic troubles, and evidently
needs strong direction.
It is certain, however, that the:
assembly will demand that the
military men become responsive- to
outside direction reflectingr popu-
lar wishes.
The assembly is almost certain
to write a constitution embody-
ing a strong presidential form of
government. That evidently would
be acceptable to the soldiers.
The assembly has six months m
which to write the constitution.
The military regime must approve
it or make revisions. These reds
ions, in theory, can be rejected by
a two-thirds vote of the assembly.

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