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Saturday, June 8, 1969


Page Three

Saturday, June 8, 1 96S THE MICI-IlGAN DAILY Page Three



25,000 Japanese students

may affect talks
Predict internal U.S. revolution;
enemy shelling of Saigon goes on

riot in anti-U.S.



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PARIS (P)-North Vietnam yes-
terday labelled the murder of Sen.
; Robert F. Kennedy a "political as-
sassination," arousing speculation
that the senator's violent death
may have an impact on Vietnam
peace talks here.
Those talks are in recess until'
Wednesday. Ambassadors W. Ave-
rell Harriman and Cyrus R.
e Vance, the American negotiators,
went to New York to attend the
senator's funeral, and for the mo-
ment in Paris, the talks seem all
but forgotten.
Among the many far-reaching
consequences of the assassination
may be that it will strengthen the
y determination of the North Viet-
namese to hold out in Paris for
their minimum demand before
permitting any progress in the
talks. That demand is complete
cessation of bombardment of the
North, free of any cost to Hanoi.
For more than a year, North
Vietnam's statements have re-
flected a conviction that the
United States is ensnared in an
;internal revolutionary situation
which will force it to come to
terms sooner or later to end an
insupportable war in Vietnam.
In Saigon, Gen. William C.
p Westmoreland returned yesterday
a few hours after the capital suf-
fered its worst rocket attack in
five weeks and condemned indis-
criminate shelling of civilians as
a Viet Cong attempt to "grab
headlines" for propaganda pur-
Hidden Viet Cong gunners hurl-
ed 16 rockets into the city early
yesterday, killing 25 civilians and

wounding 43. The barrage caused
more casualties and damage than
any shelling since the new terror
campaign against Saigon't three
million people began May 5.
Westmoreland said the shellings
are not significant militarily" be-
cause of the indiscriminate nature
of the firing. The enemy has failed
in achieving a public uprising,
and presumably this bombardment
is retaliation along with efforts to
gain publicity.",
Westmoreland will leave Viet-
nam soon to become U.S. Army
chief of staff.
Most of the enemy rocket posi-
tions are believed to be west of
Saigon, where canals permit easy
shipment of the missiles into the
capital area.
Allied units maintain ground
patrols to -uncover rocket sites,
but some of the soldiers have been
drawn off that duty to combat
the enemy infiltration of Saigon
and its suburbs. Westmoreland
said it was "very difficult" to
prevenet "indiscriminate, isolated
mortaring and rocketing" by an
enemy that fires a few rounds and
then moves.
Fighting inside Saigon and in
the Gia Dinh suburb northeast of
the capital tapered off yesterday
and government troops reported
only minor contact with small
pockets of guerrilla resistance.
In an announcement delayed
for security reasons, the Air Force
disclosed that it conducted the
biggest rescue effort of the war to
save a 27-year-old Navy flier
downed in a bristling complex of
anti-aircraft defenses.

-Associated Press
Vietnam war's largest rescue effort

Ann Arbor Dance Theater
* Summer ,activities
Dancers will participate in weekly hour long sessions
of composition. No previous experience in dance com-
position or advanced techniques is necessary.
Wednesdays, beginning June 12, 2:00-3:00
at the Jones School-No Fee
NOTE: Babysitter will be hired for mothers attending
the Studio Class who wish to bring children with them.
Costs will be shared.
Monday and Thursday from 7:30-8:30 P.M.
at Ann Arbor High School Recreation Room
Ilk Term I (8 classes) June 17th-July 11th, $8.00
Term I1 (6 classes) July 15th-August 1 st, $6.00
For further information call Nancy Armenderiz, 769-4750

Rus tn
NEW YORK (P) - Bayard Rus-
tin ,a frequent critic of the goals
of the Poor People's Campaign,
resigned yesterday as coordinator
of the June 19 mass rally planned
by the demonstrators,
The name of his successor was
made public even before Rustin
officjally announced his resigna-
tion and even before the civil
rights leader had been told about
The Rev. Ralph David Aber-
nathy, head of the campaign, an-
nounced in Washington that Rus-
tin had resigned and that Sterling
Tucker, executive director of the
Urban League in the capital, had
been chosen to succeed him.
Tucker, meanwhile, made no
immediate decision whether to
accept the appointment because
of the burden of other duties.

resigns posttion

TOKYO (M)-Nearly 25,000 stu-
dents, including g r o u p s who
tried to invade American instal-
lations, staged .a series of pro-
tests against the United States at
57 points in Japan yesterday.
At least 150 persons were in-
jured and 240 students were ar-
rested in rock-throwing, club-
swinging clashes with police who
turned back charging at the U.S.
Embassy in Tokyo, the U.S. Con-
sulatesat Kukuoka and the U.S.
Air Base at Itazuke.
The students-national police
estimated their number at 24,300
-were protesting renewal of the
U.S.-Japan security treaty in 1970,
the crash Sunday of a U.S. jet
fighter on the campus of Kyushu
University, the American role in
the Vietnam war and creation of
the Asian Pacific Council-AS-
PAC-which they say heralds the
"beginning of a Japanese invasion
of Asia."
About 5,000 students demon-
strated violently at the U.S. Con-
sulate in Fukuoka and the nearby
U.S. Air Base at Itazuke.
The students fought with police
when they tried to break through
a police cordon around the air
base. About 150 persons were in-
jured, including 75 policemen, the
national police board said.
Hundreds of students staged a
sit-down on an auxiliary runway
on the outer fringe of the air
base but later withdrew.
In Tokyo, about 600 fanatic
Zengakuren students scuffled' with
police on the road leading to the
U.S. Embassy. Police said five
student were arrested.
In addition, about 1,000 students
affiliated with the Japan Com-
munist party took part in separate
demonstrations in Tokyo which
police said were noisey but or-
Similar demonstrations were
staged in many other cities, in-
cluding Kyoto, Osaka Kobe, and
World new

An . aide to Tucker said in
Washington, "He has not given
Mr. Abernathy any answer yet.
There won't be any decision until
this evening."
Half an hour later, in New
York, Rustin said he was resign-
ing because he could not get clar-
ification of his role in the rally.
Told his resignation already had
been accepted and a successor
named, Rustin appeared visibly
shaken, then said, "I don't know

anything about it ... I won't an-
swer any more questions."
In a telegram to Abernathy,
Rustin had said, "I accepted a re-
sponsibility as national coordin-
ator ...'only at your urgent re-
quest and on the basis of a 14-
point agreement which we made
May 19.
"In response to uncertainty and
confusion generated by recent
statements, I have repeatedly
sought meaningful and forcible
clarification of this agreement.
These efforts having failed, I am
left with no choice but to with-
draw as national coordinator of
the mobilization."
Rustin, who led the 1963 march
on Washington, had been criti-
cized by leaders of the Southern
Christian Leadership Conference
for issuing a statement of goals
which the SCLC representatives
considered less demanding than
that of the campaign.
Thursday, Rustin said that un-
less he received assurance from
Abernathy by noon today that he
had full authority to make prep-
arations for the mass march he
would resign.
Hosea Williams, one of the mili-
tants who have assumed a domin-
ant role in the conflict-riddled
campaign, has said that Rustin
was asked only to "do some pub-
lic relations work" for the June 19
Abernathy said Rustin's resig-
nation was due to a "minor mis-

Workers march in Flins


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By The Associated Press
WASHINGTON-In a move to
stem speculation in the stock
market, the Federal Reserve
Board yesterday clamped tighter
restrictions on the use of credit
for purchasing stocks and con-
vertible onds.
It raised from 70 to 80 per
cent its margin requirement on
stock purchases-the highest in
almost eight years - and moved
the margin on bonds which can
be converted into stock from 50
to 60 per cent.
This means a stock buyer must
now make an 80 per cent down
payment on a purchase and can
obtain credit for only 20 per cent
of the purchase price. A 60 per
cent down payment will be re-
quired on purchases of convertible
The new restrictions go into
effect today on new credit by
brokers, banks and other lenders
for securities listed on national
stock exchanges.
DUBLIN-Nessie, the Loch Ness
monster, may have a cousin back


Dc Galle lanslink
to tie factor, workier
PARIS (M) - President Charles de Gaulle assailed com-
munism and capitalism last night and outlined what he
called a "third solution" for France, linking French workers
closely with the operation and benefits of their factories.
The general spoke to his nation in a radio and television
interview on the social and political crisis that has buffeted
France for more than a month. He said that at one point, May
29, "I was tempted to retire."
"And then at the same time I thought that if I left,
the threatening subversion Would flow over and carry away
the republic," he added. "So,
once again, I decided to stay."
1 The French strike wave was
p subsiding rapidly, but persisting
n jtension had been reflected in a
battle between. about 2,000 riot
in Ireland. Several Irishmen have police and more than 5,000 dem-
reported sighting it. .onstrators-workers, students and
The Irish say their monster leftist politicians - at the Ren-
lives in the deeps of Glendarry ault auto plant at Flins.
Lake near Achill Sound over in Showered with paving stones,
County Mayo. That's in the wild the police broke up the hostile
west of Ireland. The lake is about gathering with tear gas and con-
four acres in extent, wooded on cussion grenades.
two sides and reputed very deep. De Gaulle said he found the
There have been stories for years anxiety of France's students, who
that it hides some form of pre- set off the ,turmoil with riotous
historic life. demonstrations in early May, "in-
The monster is said to be 12 finitely natural."
feet long, dark in color and The university, he said, must be
"much bigger than a horse." reformed and rebuilt, but the re-
* * building and the functioning
NEW YORK-Andy Warhol is "must be carried outkwith the par-
in slightly improved condition at ticipation of its professors and
Columbus Hospital but doctors say its students - of all its profes-
he is still critical. sors and all its students."
Warhol, 36, and a British art De Gaulle also referred to the
gallery owner, Mario Amaya, were election of a new National As-
shot Monday in Warhol's offices. sembly June 23 and 30 and said:
-2"I believe that never, from the
Valeria Solanis, 28, an actress national point of view, has such
who reportedly appeared in a a national consultation had such
Warhol produced film, "I, a a national otansh."
Man," has been charged with fel- a national importance."
onious assault and possession of "If the results are good," he
a deadly weapon with intent to said, "liberty will be assured and
kill. progress, independence and peace
She has been ordered to Belle- will be won."
vue Hospital for a complete psy- But if the results are bad, "then
chiatric examination, all that is lost."
Miss Solanis gave herself up to A sharp 20-minute battle at
a Times Square traffic policeman Flins ended with the strikers and
Monday night. She told police, students split into two groups and
"I am a flower child. Warhol had pushed right out of the village,
too much control over my life." , 15 miles northwest of Paris.


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"If someone on the School Board had
roots in the community the trouble at

the High

School might

have been

"I am convinced that learning is self
rewarding, and that every child can
learn if properly motivated."
"If our school system fails to meet the
needs of a child at a formative age the
.v,.,opportunity to mold him may be lost."
N "My children are facing some of the
same problems I had when I was in
school. The schools are still not meeting
the needs of low income children."
JOAN ADAMS has lived in Ann Arbor for thirty years. She is a member of
Humanizing Existing Welfare (HEW), the Black Forum, Fair Play for
People and Concerned Parents. She serves on the Boards of Directors
of the Citizens' Committee for Economic Opportunity (OEO), Planned
Parenthood, and HELP, Inc. She has also been a member of an ad-
visory committee to the administration on programs for disadvantaged
children. She is employed as Manager of the Boys and Toys Depart-
ment of Jacobson's Department Store.

In sympathy with the national day of mourning for Robert
F. Kennedy, the exhibit opening will be postponed until
next Sunday.



one-man exhibition
Lithographs and Serigraphs

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