FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14, 1966
THE MICHIGAN DAILY
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14, 1988 TIlE MICHIGAN DAILY
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Back from Viet Trip;
Indicates No Change
In Present Operations
SAIGON, South Vietnam (W)-
Defense Secretary Robert S. Mc-
Namara said yesterday night "the
rate of progress has exceeded out
expectations" in military opera-
tions in Vietnam over the last
year. He suggested the swelling
U.S. war effort will be pursued
along its present lines.
"I saw nothing that in any way
indicates a substantial change in
the rate of operations, the tempo
of operations, or the type of opera-
tions in the months ahead," Mc-
Namara said in a statement on
completing a fourday tour, his
eighth visit to this war-torn coun-
"I saw nothing that indicates
any need for a change in the rate
of deployment of U.S. forces in the
Another B52 raid on Communist
forces within the old demilitarized
zone between the two Vietnams,
offical acknowledgements of the
1i loss of three more American planes
elsewhere, and minor skirmishes
aground marked McNamara's final
hours in looking over a war that
now claims the direct attention of
328,000 U.S. servicemen.
In Washington, Sen. John Sten-
nis, (D-Miss), said U.S. combat
forces for iVet Nam may climb to
more than 500,000 by next year.
Stennis, chairman of the watch-
dog Senate Preparedness subcom-
mittee, said one general believes
as many as 750,000 men will be
needed. Stennis said Congress may
be asked to supply supplemental
appropriations of $17 billion to
cover the rising costs.
Informed sources said adher-
ence to current policy means to
extension of the 12-month tour of
duty for American troops in Viet-
Certain pilots and selected, spe-
cially qualified staff and advisory
officers are called on for longer
service and some combat personnel
stay voluntarily on. But military
commanders and Defense Depart-
ment officials agree that an ex-
tension for the enlisted men would
be unwarranted and would have
an adverse effect on morale.
"I never come here without
being impressed by the morale and
the performance of the U.S. roops,
both individually and collectively,"
In speaking of allied military
efforts, he said:
"The pressure on the Viet Cong,
measured in terms of the casual-
ties they have suffered, the de-
struction of their units, the 'neas-
urable effect on their morale, has
been greater than we anticipated."
Reports show 41,620 Viet Cong
and North Vietnamese have been
killed since Jan. 1, against 10,633
Americans and South Vietnamese
servicemen dead in combat. A de-
cline in enemy morale is reflected
in part by a rising number choos-
ing to surrender.
McNamara p r a i s e d Premier
Nguyen Cao Ky's government for
its efforts to curb the inflation
that spiraled menacingly last
spring, and the leadership of Brig.
Gen. Nguyen Duc Thanh in pro-
moting the rural reconstruction or
He made this point:
The Vietnam government met it
"very courageously, very wisely,
very forthrightly when it devalued
the piaster" from 73 plasters to
the dollar to 118 last June. It has
been successful. As you know, it
has stemmed the inflation, damp-
ed it down. We are very pleased
with the results, because the risk
of inflation is a leavening factor
affecting the future deployments
of free world forces."
LBJ Rejects VIET WAR:
Halt in Viet Kosygin Says Peking Inaction
Bomb Raids Prevents Communist Victory
President Renews MOSCOW 0'a-Premier Alexei friendship rally in Sverdlovsk, a China "inflicts increasing dam-
Invitation to Soviet N. Kosygin charged yesterday that west Siberian industrial city that age to the interests of the Viet-
Red China's obstruction undoubt- he is visiting with Polish Commu- namese people, the interests of
Leaders To Visit U.S. edly had prevented a Communist nist leader Wladyslaw Gomulka world socialism," he added.
WASHINGTON () -!President victory in Vietnam. and Premier Jzef Cyrankiewicz. Kosygin did not spell out just
JHNGTONbutsp residedty Kosygin said China's refusal to The official Soviet news agency how China has hampered Com-
Johnson all but spurned yesterday cooperate with other Communist Tass reported Kosygin's speech. munist support for North Vietnam
Nam. He renewed a bid for Soviet countries in joint support for Viet- "Had American imperialism en- and the Viet Cong.
Namee.CmHeisrenewedr a oanebidthforit Soviet: al
leaders to visit this country and namese Communists "renders a countered the joint rebuff of all Reports circulating here for
apparently bracketed the Soviet big service" to the United States. countries of socialism, of their more than a year concern Chinese
Union in among nations seeking , The Soviet Union is providing united policy, then doubtlessly a obstruction of Soviet military aid
"considerable additional assist- quick end would have been put to shipments overland through China
peace in Viet Nam. simnsoeln hog hn
T h e President's foithcoming ance" for North Vietnam. he said. its outrages in Vietnam and the H
T h Prsidets orthomig }to Hanoi.
journey to the Pacifc and one or "Military personnel for the aggression would have been cut
two other items took up 17 mm- amed forces of North Vietnam are short." Kosygin said. Never stated officially, the re-
utes before reporters got a chance being trained in the Soviet Union." "China's position has become a ports have not been officially de-
with questions at the televised ses- he said. serious obstacle in the struggle for viet government sidestepped a
sion with Johnson in the White Kosygin spoke at a Soviet-Polish this sacred cause." Chinese demand that it den
House East Room. them.
The centerpiece of the expedi- " " This has left some diplomats
tion to the Far East will be a con- lic B an k fI with the impression that the
ference in Manila Oct. 23-27 seek- Kremlin wants the reports known
ing to build foundations for peace without wanting to be directly in-
in Viet Nam. 1 o volved in them.
Asked about another pause in. *I *1 D ock erg er Soviet economic aid goes by sea
the bombings of North Viet Nam, F il to the port of Haiphong but mill-
Johnson said he did not wish to tary equipment is believed to have
the military strategy, but DETROIT (AP)-Directors of the The six directors also denied the been sent through China rather
added: "I would say this, we have colapsed Public Bank of Detroit charge by State Banking Commis- than risk its, being caught in a
had two pauses. The same sources failed yesterday in an effort to sioner Charles Slay that Public possible U.S. naval blockade.
suggested these pauses. The enemy get the courts to reconsider put- Bank's liabilities were greater than Soviet weapons sent to Hanoi
id ting it into receivership. its assets. have included antiaircraft missiles
Johnson said asking other coun-
tries to increase their participa-! The directors, six of the bank's The director added that a long- and jet fighters. North Vietnamese
tion in the Viet Nam war is not a 3,, also attacked the method of standing problem of making bad pilots are being trained in the
subject of the Manila conference. takeover as clandestine. consumer loans, particularly in the Soviet Union.
"Our purpose of going there is, Acting on the testimony of state home improvement field, had been Kosygin also criticized the
to review the commitments we en-1 and federal bank examiners, corrected. "great cultural revolution" in
tered into six months ago," he said. Wayne County Circuit Court Judge Public'scollapse, one of the China, saying it and other recent
Asked if he sees any better hope Benjamin Burdick ordered the largest bank failures since the De- developments indicated that Chi-
in relations with the Soviet Union, bank into receivership at at late pression, was not thought to be the nese leaders are going further to-
Johnson said, "I am an optimist. night meeting Tuesday. rsl fcrettgtmnypl-wr iiigtewrdCmu
see no reason for the American It was taken over at the meet- u f n one po- ward dividing the world Commu-
people to fear the Soviet Union." ing by the Federal Deposit In- They are "causing serious dam-
The President went on to say surance Corp. and immediately James H. McGuire, president of age to the struggle for communism
there hadbeen a period of "some sold to the bank of the Common- Public Band said. Wednesday the and for freedom of peoples, and
headway" in Soviet relations but wealth, another Detroit institu- bank's capital account-1.3 mil- to the cause of peace and interna-
that "there seemed to be a cooling tion. lion in the red-resulted from tional security," Kosygin said.
of relations" later. The six directors asked Burdick losses on installment loans. While speaking at the friendship
Johnson said he had done noth- to block the merger of its assets Louis Berry, a director and a meeting, Cyrankiewicz condemned
ing to contribute to that cooling, with those of Commonwealth. real estate man, yesterday defend- U.S. policy in Vietnam and also as-
noted that an air agreement has Burdick denied the petition, say- ed the bank's loan policy as nor- sailed the Chinese.
just been completed and said he ing any alteration of the purchase mal banking practice. He said the
is "working hard" on consular and agreement between FDIC and bank's capital position had im-
space agreements. Commonwealth would give Com- proved since McGuire took over as
What is needed most, Johnson monwealth cause to rescind the president last March. Tonight throug
said, is an agreement guarding deal, thereby endangering the Early Mazey, secretary-treasurer Saturday
against proliferation of atomic deposits of the Public Bank, which of the United Auto Workers Union,
weapons. Commonwealth had guaranteed. which owns 13,000 shares of the
_bank's stock said the procedure Shakespeare's
which the bank was disposed of
World News Roundup was "cockeyed." CORIOLANU
W OrtBES O R&R Uited Auto WorkersL
SECRETARY OF DEFENSE ROBERT McNAMARA meets with Lt. Gen. William G. Westmore-
land, commander of U.S. forces in Vietnam. McNamara is currently touring the country, inspec-
ting American troops and installations in the Southeast Asian country.
UN Security Council Session
To Discuss Israeli Charges
UNITED NATIONS, N.Y. OP)--
The U.N. Security Council was
called into urgent session today
to take up Israel's charge against
Syria of open incitement to war.
Israeli Foreign Minister Abba
Eban requested on Wednesday
that the 15-nation council take up
the newest Middle East crisis. He'
charged that sabotage groups were
being sent from Syria on missions
of murder into Israel.
The 12-nation Arab group
charged yesterday that Israel was
seeking the urgent meeting of the
U.N. Security Council in order to,
Two U.S. Researchers
Recipients of Nobel Prize
SWENDEN VP)-Two U.S. re-
searchers in cancer were jointly
awarded the 1966 Nobel Prize for
Medicine, crowning a long list of
their achievements and honors
dating back to 1910. The awards
were announced yesterday.
Dr. Charles Huggins, 65, a pro-
fessor of surgery at the University
of Chicago; and Dr. Peyton Rous,
85, a pathologist at Rockefeller
University in New York City, will
share the cash prize of $60,000.
Each will also receive a gold
Huggins was cited for his dis-
c o v e r i e s concerning hormonal!
treatment of cancer of the pros-
tate. Rous was selected for his dis-
covery of tumor-inducing viruses.
In Chicago, Huggins said: "I, of
course, am pleased by this honor
and the news that my hero in
medicine, Dr. Rous, will share the
Nobel Prize in Medicine for 1966
with me, my wife, my family, and
my research colleagues at the Uni-
versity of Chicago."
The awarding faculty of the
Caroline Institue noted that Hug-j
gins' greatest achievements in the
medical field dated to a series
of articles in the late 1930s, which!
later opened new paths for the
treatment of certain types of can-
cer in human body.
Huggins established in a num-
ber of experiments on dogs that
the functioning of the prostage
gland was entirely dependent on
the production of male sex hor-
mones, or androgens, in the tes-
The institute said Huggins also
proved that female sex hormones,
estrogens, could neutralize the an-
drogenic reaction and thereby
bring about atrophy of the pros-
Huggings was the first to intro-
druce nontoxic, nonradioactive
derivates of a known composition
in thehtreatment of cancer and
through this he became a pioneer
in chemothei'apy, the awarding
The institute, noting that in
1910 Rous discovered the first
virus that evokes malignant,
growths of the sarcoma type in}
hens, said: "The significance ofI
Rous' initial discovery in 1910 has'
been enhanced with every passing
year since the isolation of leuke-
mia virus in mice in 1951, and its
real importance and bearing have
only been comprehended in the
last 10 years."
The institute said it is remark-
able that the Rous virus, previous-
ly believed to be limited to poultry,
has been found to evoke tumors in
a large number of animal species
This started a trend that seri-
ousy shook previous conceptions
and raised an opinion in favor of
virus theory, once the stepchild of
create suitable conditions for
massive aggression against Syria.
They made the charge in ad-
vance of todays meeting which
had accused Syria of trying to stir
up a new war between Israel and
the Arab nations.
Burhan Hammad, secretary of
the Arab group and. member of
the Jordan delegation, said that
thegroup had decided at a meet-
ing to throw its unanimous sup-
port to Syria. The members are
Algeria, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait,
Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Saudi
Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Egypt and
Hammad said: "In dismissing
the Israeli complaint as artificial
and faked, the Arab group ob-
served that Israel seeks to achieve
two goals: the creation of suitable
conditions for the perpetration of
massive aggression against Syria
and other Arab states, and the es-
tablishment of a calculated atmos-
phere at the United Nations dur-
ing its discussion of the Palestine
question in the Special Political
Committee next week"
The Israeli complaint was based
on incidents along the Syrian-Is-
raeli border. Israel blamed a sabo-
tage group, El Fatah, of Palestine
Arab refugees allegedly based in
U. N. Committee
The U.N. Special Political Com-
mittee is set to take up the peren-
nial issue of raising money for the
care of the 1.3 million refugees
from the Israeli-Arab war by the
U.N. Relief and Works Agency.
The debate offers an arena for a
full-scaleairing of Israeli and Arab
Syria has disclaimed responsi-
bility for the border incidents.
Last Saturday four Israeli police-
men were killed and two injured
in the explosion of a land mine
Israel claims was planted by the
The United Auto Workers had
put money into the other banks
By The Associated Press DETROIT-General Motors re- which became insolvent in recent
BLACKPOOL, England - Brit- ported yesterday that sales of its months-$3 million at the San
ain last night sent off "final 1967 models climbed about 4 per Francisco National Bank and
terms" for a compromise with cent in the first 10 days of Oc- about $50,000 at the Brighton Na-
rebellious Rhodesia, 'warning that tober compared with the same per- tionac Bank ofd Denver. mlini
some compulsory sanctions willroderastmyard thsm e Public Bank had $117 million in
be imposed through the United Nod last year deposits and $132 million in assets
Nations if the new talks fail. New passenger car and commer- as of Dec. 31, 1965.
cial vehicle sales totaled 145,- It first opened its doors in 1957,
The opposition Conservative 1273, compared with 116,072 a year although an application for a
party immediately pledged tooth- ago-but the total was far short chrtr anapmiaethreefoyea
and-nail resistance against anyag-u htoawafrshr charter had been made three years
and-nail resisaner ins a of the record 165,348 sold in 1963. earlier and argued in the courts.
form of UN intervention.
Deputy Leader Reginald Mau- * * * The Michigan Supreme Court
dling told 4000 Conservative dele- ST, LOUIS, Mo. - St. Louis eventually overruled the State
gates at the party's annual con- was still without its two major Banking Department, which had
vention that "disaster for Britain, newspapers yesterday as a walkout held that the charter could not be1
Rhodesia and all southern Africa" by union printers continued at the issued until the group forming the
will follow if compulsory sanc- Pulitzer Publishing Co. bank obtained deposit insurance.
tions are imposed.
NEW YORK - The stock mar-
ket skidded sharply downward to-
ward the close of the trading
Trading was heavy.
At 3 p.m., the Dow Jones aver-
age of 30 industrial stocks was
down 4.23 points at .773.94. It had
climbed to an advance of 7.18
points within half an hour after
the market opened.
The average price per share of
common stocks on the New York
Stock Exchange was up 3 cents.
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