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JANUARY 24, 1964






Malaysia Accord
Indonesian Chief Vows Hostilities
Following 'Settlement' by Kennedy
BANGKOK (,P) - President Sukarno of Indonesia has thrown a
monkey wrench into mediation machinery built up by United States
Atty. Gen. Robert F. Kennedy for a settlement of the Malaysian crisis.
Sukarno vowed continued hostility toward Malaysia in a speech
in Jakarta last night right after Kennedy left on a roundabout flight
back to Washington with an agreement among Indonesia, Malaysia
and the Philippines on steps toward peace.
The Indonesian leader told a rally of 15,000 cheering youths
that his island nation will press its drive to crush Malaysia
unless that anti-Communist federation of former British colonies
-is. changed to suit Indonesian

Hints Easing
rIn Canal Rift
ed States and Panama reportedly
narrowed their differences at a
meeting last night of the Inter-
American Peace Committee.
United States and Panamanian
delegates, although not members
of the committee, met with the
peace-seeking group for 1:/2 hours
at headquarters of the Organiza-
tion of American States.
An authoritative source report-
-ed the committee turned over to
United States and Panamanian
delegates a draft agreement to
end the 15-day-old dispute.
Suspend Meeting
Venezuelan Ambassador En-
Enrique Tejera Paris, committee
chairman, would only say that the
meeting "has been suspended un-
til 3:30 p.m. today." The delay
was to give the Panamanian and
American delegates time to con-
sult their governments.
The sources said the committee
feels that a statement earlier in
the day by President Lyndon B.
Johnson contributed toward set-
tlement of United States-Pana-
manian differences over the Pan-
ama Canal. The committee had
conferred with Johnson before-
hand at the White House.
It was reported that the com-
mittee laid emphasis on John-
son's statement that "for the fu-
ture we have stated our willing-
ness to engage without limitation
or delay in a full and frank re-
view and reconsideration of all is-
sues between our two countries."
Could Be Basic
Members of the peace commit-
teeureportedly felt this statement
could be the basis for an agree-
Johnson, in saying the United
States js willing to seek solution
of all problems dividing this coun-
try and Panama, urged that Pan-
ama agree to talks without de-
manding preconditions for a
Johnson spoke at a news con-
ference called on short notice fol-
lowing a White House visit earlier
in the day from the Inter-Amer-
ican Peace Committee of the Or-
ganization of American States,
which is trying to promote a
peaceful resolution of the dispute.
Panama, which broke off dip-
lomatic negotiations, has refused
to discuss a resumption unless the
United States agrees in advance
to renegotiate the 1903 treaty
under which this country controls
the Panama Canal. .

Agreed to Cease-Fire
Tactically, Indonesia had agreed
to a cease-fire with Malaysia in
the undeclared jungle war on their
800-mile-long border in Borneo.
Both had agreed to join the
Philippines in a conference of for-
eign ministers in Bangkok the first
week in February, a possible pre-
liminary to a summit meeting. All
three nations had asked Thailand
to check on any violations of the
But the declaration by Sukarno,
and supporting statements by his
subordinates, raised grave doubts
about the prospects for a signifi-
cant change in the sore relation-
ship between Malaysia and its two
big neighbors.
Preserves Imperialism
A nation of 100 million people,
Indonesia opposes the federation,
with a population of 10 million, on
the ground it preserves British im-
perialism in Southeast Asia and
threatens Indonesia with encircle-
The Philippine opposition is
based on an old claim to Sabah, a
Malaysian state formerly known
as North Borneo.
World News
By The Associated Press
KAMPALA, Uganda-Two com-
panies of the Uganda Rifle Regi-
ment mutinied yesterday at Jinja
in Eastern Uganda, locked up In-
ternal Affairs Minister Felix Ona-
ma, beat newsmen and then
marched on the town, reports
reaching this capital said. Brit-
ain began flying troops into this
n e w 1y independent common-
wealth state.
* * *
WASHINGTON-A study of the
stock market's reaction to Presi-
dent John F. Kennedy's assassi-
nation showed specialists cushion-
ed the price drops in some cases
but in others contributed to the
market's "disorderliness."
The Securities and Exchange
Commission, in reporting this yes-
terday, noted that the specialists
bear the responsibility of main-
taining a fair and orderly market.
* * *
NEW YORK-The New York
Stock Exchange yesterday closed
at a new all-time high after a
session of active trading. The
Dow-Jones 65 stock average was
up .25, with 30 industrials up 1.55,
20 railse up .03 and 15 utilities
down .17.

New Rule
ate voted yesterday to require that
senators confine their speeches to.
the pending subject during three
hours of each day when an im-
portant bill is pending.
The vote, which crossed party
lines, was 57-25.
The rules change, sponsored by
Sen. John O. Pastore (D-RI) and
a bipartisan group of 30 other
senators, limits the traditional
practice of allowing any senator1
to talk on any subject at any time
regardless of the pending business.1
The change has no effect on
present rules requiring a two-1
thirds vote to cut off debate, and
leaves senators free to speak on
any subject after the three-hour
period of "germaneness" is ended
each day.
The new rule requires that un-i
less the Senate determines other-f
wise, by unanimous consent orr
majority vote, three hours of eacht
day will be limited to debate oni
the pending business.3
Anti-Smoking t
Drive Detailed
By State Aides'
LANSING (P)--Michigan health
officials began constructing an1
anti-smoking campaign Wednes-
A seven-point outline for ac-t
tion by State Health Commission-
er Albert Heustis was the out-
come of the "conference on the
cigarette hazard" called by Gov.f
George Romney.
Some 40 representatives of stateI
and voluntary agencies discussed
control measures-including li-
censing all cigarette sellers, rais-
ing state tax on cigarettes and re-
pealing existing age limit laws for
But speaker after speaker em-
phasized a belief that the basic
anti-smoking tool should be an
educational campaign presenting
facts on the hazards of smoking.
Deputy State Revenue Commis-
sioner Donovan Rau argued that -a
tax increase would create an ex-
tremely difficult bootlegging prob-
lem. He said the 10 cents a pack
rate would be the highest in the
United States.
"We have trouble enough now,"
he added.
As an alternative, Rau proposed
following the example of 30 other
states and adopting a licensing
plan covering all locations at
which cigarettes are sold. He said
the revenue department would
support such a plan.

Offer of Better Sugar Deal
Draws Castro from Chinese
MOSCOW (P) - Fidel Castro apparently has committed himself
at last to Russian Premier Nikita S. Khrushchev's side in the Moscow-
Peking feud after he was promised a better deal for Cuban sugar.
The Cuban prime minister flew back to Havana yesterday after
voicing support for the nuclear test ban treaty.
For Cuba the test. ban treaty has little practical value in itself,
but the pact has become important to Moscow in the ideological
- dispute with Red China. The
treaty was signed last August in
V aoscow Pelt Sets osow by the United States,
ritain and the Soviet Union. Red
China has denounced the treaty
R t m nand refused to sign it.
Castro said nothing publicly
about the test ban treaty until last
J. R. Van Pelt, president of night when a Soviet-Cuban com-
Michigan Technological Univer- munique reported:
sity in Houghton, has declared his "The government of Cuba re-
intention hto retire by 1966and gards as a step forward toward
called upon the school's board of peace and, disarmament the suc-
control to search immediately for cesses achieved by the Soviet Un-
ccsol rh md y rion in the struggle for ending nu-
his successor, clear tests and the agreement to
He has been asked by the board keep nuclear weapons off vehicles
to remain with the school as in orbit."
chancellor. The communique also said Cas-
Van Pelt, who will reach Mich- tro "expressed his approval" of the
igan Tech's voluntary retirement steps the Russians have taken to
age of 70 in 1966, told a faculty unify the world communist move-
meeting recently that he hoped ment.
the change of officers can be The price Khrushchev is pay-
made before that time so that a ing for Castro's support is the
younger man can grapple with price of 24.1 million tons of Cu-
the "rugged and arduous tasks of ban sugar which the Russians say
the presidency. they do not really need.
To promote continuity at the In return for his support, Castro
school, Van Pelt explained, "I was in effect getting stepped-up
have felt for some time that the
day-to-day management of the economic aid from the Russians,
institution should be turned- over already running at about $1 mil-
to a younger man a year or two lion dollars a day.
before my scheduled retirement." The Russians have agreed to
In seeking a new president, a buy 24.1 million tons of Cuban su-
board of control committee will gar between 1965 and 1970. The
work with faculty and alumni price, fixed for the period at six
representatives "c o n d u c ti n g a American cents per British pound,
broad search" among members of would run out at $134.40 a ton.
the Michigan Tech staff and out- Western sources said they con-
siders. sidered this a good price since the
Van Pelt was recently accused world market will fluctuate below
of misusing funds by State Audi- as well as above this level.
for General Billie Farnum. In a The Russians will pay for it in
report made public Farnum said Russian-made goods, probably
$29,000 had been used from the heavy machinery and other equip-
school's general operational fund ment to help build up Cuban in-
to remodel Van Pelt's home. dustry.

PARIS (o) - France intends to
launch a so-called "two Chinas"c
policy early next week with theE
diplomatic recognition of Com-
munist China, reliable French1
sources said yesterday.-
Barring some last minute com-
plication, France will establish full.
diplomatic relations with Peking
next Tuesday and designate a vet-r
eran diplomat -and Far East spe-
Court SeeksL
One Districtr
For .Appeals
LANSING (A)-The State Su-L
preme Court, by an unusual
method of direct letter, yesterdayf
advised the Legislature that anyc
court of appeals must consist of
three districts only.
Meanwhile, the sponsor of a
plan to divide the new state ap-
peals court into single-member
districts yesterday describedast
"monstrous" the State Supreme
Court's edict that only three
three-member districts can be set
Rep. John Toepp (R-Cadillac)
said he was certain the court rul-
ing "was not the intent of the
constitutional convention."
"Any other plan but the three-
district court would be unconsti-
tutional," Chief Justice Thomas
Kavanagh said in summing up the
unanimous high court opinion.
"There is a great need for a
court of appeals," Kavanagh com-
mented. "Time is of the essence.
We don't want the Legislature to
waste time by letting them pass
a bill that is clearly unconstitu-
Kavanagh said he was referring
to measures such as one intro-
duced calling for nine separate
districts in the court df appeals.

cialist, Jean Chauvel, as French
At the same time, ┬žo far as
France is concerned, Paris will
maintain the present relations
with the Nationalist Chinese re-
gime of Formosa.
Notifies Nations
Informed sources in Taipei, For-
mosa, said however that National-
ist China already has notified
some friendly nations it will break
off relations with France when
Paris recognizes Peking.
French President Charles de
Gaulle will expound his new Far
Eastern policy to the world in his
news conference Jan. 31, the
French sources said. The president
also is expected to use this appear-
ance as a platform to explain
France's policies toward Latin
America, his position on European
union and other world problems.
French officials generally con-
firmed these reports with one
qualification: a last minute com-
plication might upset the schedule.
Price of Relations
By complication, they obviously
meant a demand by Peking that
France break relations with Na-
tionalist China as the price of re-

lations with the Chinese mainland.
Thus, far, there has been no such
condition, and French officials
have indicated that de Gaulle
would refuse to accept it.
In ..London, Foreign Minister
Maurice Couve de Murville told a
meeting of European foreign min-
isters that France would have rec-
ognized Peking long ago had it not
been for the Korean War and the
nationalist rebellion in Algeria.
French sources contend that the
"two Chinas" label is a misnomer.
They say that recognition of Pe-
king simply would be an acknowl-
edgment of existing facts: Peking
controls the Mainland, and Presi-
dent Chiang Kai-Shek's regime
controls Formosa.
In this de Gaulle is following
the advice of former Premier Ed-
gar Faure who recently visited Red
China on an exploratory basis for
de Gaulle.
Chauvel, de Gaulle's choice as
ambassador to Peking,. served in
the Far East before the war. In
1954, at the time of the Geneva
Conference which ended the Indo-
China War, Chauvel was French
ambassador to Switzerland.

To Recognize Red China


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Friday, January 24, 1964
4:30 P.M. Angell Hall, Auditorium "A"

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One of the most interesting academic theories advanced in
many a long year has recently been advanced by that interest-
ing academic theorist, E. Pluribus Ewbank, Ph. D. who holds
the chair of Interesting Academic Theories at the St. Lopis
College of Footwear and Educational Philosophy. Dr. Ewbank
said in the last issue of the learned journal, the Mount Rushmore
Guide to Scholastic Advancement and Presidents' Heads, that we
might be approaching the whole problem of student guidance
from the wrong direction.
Dr. Ewbank, a highly respected pedagogue and a lifelong
smoker of Marlboro Cigarettes, (I mention Marlboros for two
reasons: first, to indicate the scope of Dr. Ewbank's brainpower.
Out of all the dozens of brands of cigarettes available today,
Dr. Ewbank has had the wit and taste to pick the one with the
most flavorful flavor, the most filtracious filter, the most soft
soft pack, the most flip top Flip Top box: I refer, of course, to
Marlboro. The second reason I mention Marlboro is that I get
paid to mention Marlboro in this column, and the laborer you
will agree, is worthy of his hire.)
But I digress. To return to Dr. Ewbank's interesting theory,
he contends that most college guidance counselors are inclined
to take the easy way out. That is to say, if a student's aptitude
tests show a talent for, let us say, math, the student is encour-
aged to major in math. If his tests show an aptitude for poetry,
he is directed toward poetry. And so forth.

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All wrong, says Dr. Ewbank. The great breakthroughs, the
startling innovations in, let us say, math, are likely to .be made
not by mathematicians-whose thinking, after all, is constrained
by rigid rules and principles-but by mavericks, by noncon-
formists, by intuitors who refuse to fall into the rut of reason.
For instance, set a poet to studying math. He will bring a fresh,
unfettered mind to the subject, just as a mathematician will
bring the same kind of approach to poetry.
By way of evidence, Dr. Ewbank cites -the case of Cipher
Binary, a youth who entered college with brilliant test scores in
physics, chemistry, and the calculus. But Dr. Ewbank forced
young Cipher to major in poetry.
The results were astonishing. Here, for example, is, young
Cipher's latest poem, a love lyric of such originality that Lord
Byron springs to mind. I quote:
He was her logarithm,
She was his cosine.
Taking their dog with 'em.
They hastened to go sign
Marriage vows which they joyfully shared,
And wooed and wed and pi r squared.
Similarly, when a freshman girl named Elizabeth Barrett
Sigafoos came to Dr. Ewbank to seek guidance, he ignored the
fact that she had won the Pulitzer prize .for poetry when she
was eight, and insisted she major in mathematics. Again the
results were startling. Miss Sigafoos has set the entire math

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