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RhsCoueoGemini Attains
CVi1 St1ilSlTOeUretCe10
g Still Tethered to

Jew Orbit;

U.S., Court
To Decide
Press Suit
Justice Department<
Charges New Paper
With Anti-Trust
A NEW YORK P)-The federal
government filed an anti trust"}'
suit Wednesday to shake loose
from the new World Journal Tri-
bune the syndicated columns it ac-
quired from the defunct Herald
Tribune, and make them available
to competing newspapers.
In the action, the Justice De-
partment said the World Journal
Tribune's monopoly of the col-r
umns and features posed a compe-
titive threat to the rival New York
The World Journal Tribune
three days ago put out its first
edition of a new merged afternoon Shown above is wreckage
newspaper. The Post is the only Four Vietnamese were kil
other afternoon daily in Manhat-
tan. I-r "-"

-A1r W T .



Decision Expected
Today on Second
Attempt to End Debate
ate refused Wednesday to lialt its
civil rights debate, dealing what
may have been a death blow to'
President Johnson's measure.
But Senate Democratic Leader
Mike Mansfield of Montana said
he might try again to force action
on the proposal.
The Senate vote was 54 to 42,
or 10 votes short of the two-thirds
required to force anend the de-
bate. Voting for cloture were 42
Democrats and 12 Republicans.
Against it were 21 Democrats and
21 Republicans.
Same Business
Press When the roll call was over,
,on. Mansfield told the Senate it would
stick to the same business it had
been on. He did not explain that
decision on the floor.
' ; But he told newsmen a second.
debate-ending move remained a
"We'll think it over and arrive
I lat a decision pretty early tomor-
row." Mansfield said.
He added: "I've got to do a lit-

By The Associated Press nose of Gemini. leaving the tether steadily steering the spaceship on
The Gemini 11, with astronauts connected to the rocket, the right heading while Gordon
Charles Conrad Jr. and Richard Gemini was expected to attempt took time exposures of star fields
Gordon Jr. yesterday achieved a re-entry at 9:42 a.m., in the west
world record altitude for manned Atlantic, after 12 hours in space, trouble because his conds. a
space vehicles. They used their and 44 revolutions.
target Agena vehicle to boost Gordon's stand-up exercise con- mysteriously dirty.
Gemini into a 850 mile orbit. trasted sharply to his space walk Mission Control revealed that
At 2:21 a.m. yesterday, the pi- Tuesday when he got so hot and the Air Force 'identified an object
lots fired the engine in their 26- tired that sweat poured down his spotted by the pilots Tuesday as
foot )one Agena, and moved from face into one eye, partially blind- Proton 3-a large Soviet satel-
their nearly circular orbit, 185 ing him. Yesterday, he showed no lite weighing over 12 tons. The
miles high, into a looping egg- signs of weariness. scientific vehicle came within 279
shaped course, which carried them Conrad had a tough job of miles of them,

to the record height.
Fifty-five minutes after firing,
they achieved their new orbit.
From the orbit, they were able to K ey'-
see the earth from horizon to hor-
izon. another first.
In this orbit, the hatch of Gem- t
in; was opened, and Gordon stood
in it, taking scientific pictures;
A short lanyard eitd to Gordon's By The)
knee. plus communications and ox- Key primar
ygen lines, kept him from floating nominationsv
more than 14 inches off his seat. 11 states as n
Gordon now holds the record for ers pondered t
space excursion, with his walk and George P. A
stand totalling 2 hours, 52 min- ed heavily of

Johnson Policies
Sedin Primaries
Associated Press castle-protect it' and his appar-
ies for gubernatorial ent victory prompted an echo from
were held Tuesday in Washington.

rational political leAd-
the results.
Mahoney, who bank-'
)n a white backlash

Sen. Everett M. Dirksen, R-Ill.,
said it should open the eyes of
senators supporting open-occu-
pancy legislation which has been
passed by the House, including a
favorable vote by Sickles.
The complete unofficial returns
in Tuesday's urimary showed Ma-

utes. Navy Cmdr. Eugene Cernan vote, held a precarious lead Wed-
is the champion space walker with nesday in unofficial returns for
2 hour. 10 minute stroll. the Democratic nomination for
governor of Maryland.

-Associated P
resulting from a Viet Cong attack on a military motor pool outside Saig
led and 52 strucks destroyed. SEE STORY.
_ ? 7 ri

Gemini then performed an ex- v
oeviment in which they backed Complete results from the 1,492 honey with 146.147 votes, 144,693
ypolling places showed Mahoney, for Sickles and 133,149 for Finan.
avady from the Agena remaining 64. with a 1.454 edge over a liberal Slightly -less than half of the reg-
conetedith i thrdfohtclamped and two-term congressman, Carl- istered Democrats voted and Ma-
tether which Gordon hadl ton R. Sickles, 44, the third-place honey's plurality was about 30
on during his space walk. finisher, Atty. Gen. Thomas B. percent of them.
Using jet thrusters, the Gemini! Finan conceded.t His opponents for the guberna-
backed away from the Agena.I When the official canvass of toral nomination were Rep, Carl-
Cernan found it difficult to set votes starts Thursday, several ton R. Sickles, an advocate of op-
up a. stable ride with the rocket, thousand ballots by absentees will en housing legislation, and State
and spun them into a slow twirl. be counted also. Atty. Gen. Thomas B. Finan who
They untied themselves by trig- Mahoney's campaign featured took a stand for exemption of one-
gering an explosive quib on the the slogan "Your home is your unit individual - owned housing
- from any open housing legislation.

D CrhThe attorney general asked U.S. i oAackeai
firm's acquisition of the New York
Herald Tbune violated antitrust o nson Comments on Electio
The Herald Tribune was to have
been a morning paper within the

new World Journal Tribune com-
bine. However, protracted labor
stalemates delayed publication of
the new enterprise for 140 days
and last Aug. 15 the Herald Tri-
bune was discontinued.
In its suit, the government asked
that the World Journal Tribune
be forbidden to publish syndicated
columns from the old Herald Tri-
bune, unless they are made avail-
able to competing newspapers.
The suit claimed that acquisi-
tion by the new paper of virtual-
ly all the publishing assets of the
Herald Tribune might lessen com-
petition and threaten the existence
of the New York Post.
The only afternoon competition
for the World Journal Tribune
daily newspaper is the Post.

SAIGON UP) - The Viet Cong mese "approve of what we're do- were missing and two , ietnamese tle cogitating and weigh a few
inflicted an estimated million dol- ing there." soldiers were unaccounted for and pros and cons.
ars damage in a raid yesterday ,Johnson summoned newsmen to possibly captured. But he indicated that prospects
his office to announce the report About 120 helicopters lifted 10,- for success in a new debate-halt-
six miles north of Saigon on a Vi- which shows,. he said, that "the 000 to 15,000 troopers to a dozen ing bid would be dim.
etnamese-owned civilian motor Viet Nam war is not just a war of landing zones in a hunt for Viet Mansfield said if he did decide
pool under military contract. blood, bombs, and bullets.' Cong in valleys of the central to try again, the new vote would
A Viet Cong demolition squad H dded the South Vietnamese coast. come Monday. The Senate recess-
stormed in shooting before dawn,He aedAmeSounhAieaenH ed for the night soon after the roll
wrekedtheadmnitraionbuid-and the American Allies are not Northeast of Hanoi, U.S. Air call.
ing blew up 52 trucks and escaped yet winning ... "the other war"- Force jet fighters tangled briefly Secod Bid
intact, the contest for minds and hearts with a Soviet-built MIG 17, but Moments after the vote was
and the effort to build a stable there were no losses on either side, taken, the Leadership Conference
In Washington, President John- society and economy. an American spokesman said. He on Civil Rights advised the Senate
son, making public a 44-page re- But, he said, progress along said three other MIGs were sight-|against a quick second bid to halt
port on pacification efforts in these lines has been impressive. ed in the same area, but no con-|the debate.
South Viet Nam, said yesterday In the attack, U.S. officials said tact was reported. 'We believe it would be a grave
that the large turnout i Sunday's one American civilian, an Austra- For the eighth consecutive day, error to try another cloture vote
election there was "a vote of con lian civilian and a Vietnamese sol- Air Force pilots raided a surface- too soon," the conference said in
fidence." dier were wounded. A Vietnamese to-air missile site 30 miles north- a statement, obviously prepared
Johnson said the election re- spokesman said two truck drivers east of Dong Hoi, causing heavy well in advance of the vote.
sults showed the South Vietna- were killed, three civilian workers damage, the spokesman said.

Minimumi Wage Hike OK'd
)a _e eate To Reach $1.60
s WASHINGTON (,Pt - The Sen- Some Senate Republican sena-
ate passed and sent to President tors, joined by several Southern
Johnson legislation yesterday to Democrats, made a last-ditch fight
lboost the minimum wage from against. the bill, but they failed in
$1.25 an hour to $1.60 by 1968 and their plea that the compromise
bring coverage to eight million version be rejected so it could be
more workers, sent back to conference for wa-
The compromise bill, product of tering down.E
a tough fight in Congress, was The bill will raise the wage floor'
passed on a 55-38 roll-call vote. to $1.40 next Feb. 1 and to $1.60l
The legislation, first major la- a year later for 29.6 million work-
bor bill passed by the 89th Con- ers now covered by the Wages and
gress, was cleared to the President Hours Act.
in almost exactly the form he re- Some 5.9 million of these-about
quested. The House had passed it 18 percent-now receive less than
last Wednesday 259-89. $1.60 It's figured about 12 percent
of the presently covered workers
will be affected by the $1.40 rate
nIext Feb. 1.
s RO1p Mostof the eight million newly
covered workers under the bill
will start out with a $1 minimum

Senate Republican Leader Ever-
ett M. Dirksen, who has been
fighting open housing legislation
backed by President Johnson,
commented in Washington:
"For a candidate who had only
one plank in his platform-opposi-
tion to open housing-Mr. Mahon-
ey did pretty good. This should be
an eye opener to lots of folks."
Another possible straw 'in the
winds of controversy over racial
demonstrations and legislation was
the size of Democratic renomina-
tion won in Wisconsin by Rep.
Clement J. Zablocki. He scored
about 9-1 over his primary oppo-
nent, Roman R. Blenski.
Zablocki's home was picketed
last month by demonstrators pro-
testing his membership in the all-
white Fraternal Order of Eagles.
I n Massachusetts, Margaret
Heckler forced former House
Speaker Joseph W. Martin, into
A lawyer, Mrs. Heckler won an
aggressive primary campaign to
wrest the Republican nomination
from Martin, 81, who has served
42 years in Congress.
Final returns from the 179 pre-
cincts in the 10th Congressional
District gave Mrs. Heckler 15,449
votes to 12,218 for Martin.

World Neiw

You cain help elect
U.S. Senator

By The Associated Press attempts to deflate the economy
GRENADA, Miss. - U.S. Dist. and strengthen the pound sterl-
Court Judge Claude Clayton or- in
dered all classes suspended for Unions accuse Wilson of delib-
Thursday only in this town of ra- Uin cueWlo fdlb
cial tormen. He saihe owas onr- erately fostering unemployment in
cial torment. He said he was con- economic squeeze.
cerned what might happen duringthecnmcsuz.
the absence of many authorities. Laborite left wingers in Parlia-
The suspension of classes came ment were equally up in arms, but
after Negro children, protected by the uproar seemed unlikely to
more than 300 heavily armed state shake Wilson's government with
troopers, had attended classes its majority of nearly 100 seats in
peacefully for the first time with the House of Commons.
white pupils Wednesday. * * *
Patrolling squad cars and a ring WASHINGTON - Robert M.
of steel-helmeted highway patrol-. Sheldon, Imperial Wizard of the
men around the two schools en- United Klans of American, was
forced the uneasy peace. convicted Wednesday of a con-
* *tempt of Congress charge.
LONDON - Militant trade un- The U.S. District Court jury,
ions Wednesday threatened a made up of nine whites and three
massive revolt against Prime Min- Negroes, deliberated a little more
ister Harold Wilson's Labor gov- than an hour before returning its
ernment because of the prospect verdict.
of widespread lay-offs in the na- The case grew out of Shelton's
tion's automobile industry. refusal last October to produce
More than 2,000 workers walked for the House Committee on Un-
off their jobs at the British Motor American Activities documents,
Corp. Midlands plant in protest records and books of his Klan or-
of lawoffs resulting from Wilson's ganization.

next Feb. 1. The Labor Depart-
ment estimates slightly more than
one million of these now are paid
fless than that.
Many of its sponsors regarded
the new coverage provisions as the
most important in the measure.
It will bring under the act for
the first time: some farm workers;
employes of hotels, motels, restau-
rants, laundries, colleges and uni-
versities, grade and high schools
other than teachers and transit
systems; and noncivil service
workers in the federal government.

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