THE MICHIGAN DAILY
Dominicans Stage Riot
Of Former Officials
House Defeats Proposal
For Mem ershi e
WASHINGTON (')--A bil, to increase membership of the House
from 435 to 438 floundered yesterday in a sea of complicated and con-
flicting parliamentary pressures.
The measure would have restored single seats to Pennsylvania,
Massachusetts and Missouri. It was submerged by a House voice vote
that sent it back to committee. Its supporters conceded later it is
When the showdown came, the measure was abandoned even by
its chief pilot, Speaker John W. McCormack (D-Mass). He had steered
it skillfully from near-oblivion to what seemed early yesterday like vir-
tually certain passage.
In the end, it appeared that the rock which finally wrecked the
bill was the possibility that
By The Associated Press
WASHINGTON - A low-yiel
nuclear blast was set off under
ground yesterday at the Atomi
Energy Commission's Nevada tes
site. It was the 21st blast announc
ed by the commission since test
ing was started last fall.
WASHINGTON - Sen. Everet
M. Dirksen (R-Ill) said yesterda
President John F. Kennedy want
to remove the national debt ceil
ing entirely but Congress may re
fuse him even a relatively modes
rier in the path of a full-dress tria
for pay; television was removes
yesterday by a United States Cour
of, Appeals ruling that the Federa:
Communications Commission ma:
authorize such a test.
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CAPE CANAVERAL - The Ai
Force's Minuteman missile scores
its sixth straight undergroun4
launching success yesterday.
POINT MUGU, Calif.-A Nike.
Zeus anti-missile rocket explodes
high in the sky yesterday in the
first attempt to test its critica
third stage over the Pacific Ocean
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NEW YORK-Boiling seas con
representatives from all three of the
"states affected might have to run
at-large this year. This would have
forced them to the added expense,
labor and political hazards of
statewide campaigning instead of
letting them fight it out on the
familiar terrain of their own dis-
Id Under the, reapportionment of
d seats resulting from the 1960 cen-
- sus, Pennsylvania now will lose
c three seats, Massachusetts two
st and Missouri one. Thirteen other,
- states which stand to lose one or
- /more seats would not have been
affected by the measure.
The bill's demise was sealed by
an amendment that would have
y forced the calling of special ses-
sions of legislatures in Pennsyl-
vania, Missouri and Massachusetts
to redistrict their states. Failure
- to call such a session or to enact
redistricting laws, would have re-
quired all House candidates from
those states to run on a statewide
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SANTO DOMINGO (A') -De-
structive mobs roamed the streets
and demonstrated in front of the
United States consulate yesterday
protesting the unheralded depar-
ture from the country of a former
president and a former armed
Former President Joaquin Bala-
guer and Gen. Pedro Rodriguez
Echavarria, former armed forces
chief, were put on separate planes
Wednesday night and sent to San
Juan without prior notice.
The mobs .protested they should
have been put on trial, and charg-
ed the United States State Depart-
ment was instrumental in their
Balaguer, holdover chief execu-
tive from the Trujillo dictatorship,
had been living in Yrefuge in the
Papal nunciature since Jan. 21.
He was given a safe conduct pass
out of the 'country.
Rodriguez Echavarria, whose
abortive coup upset Balaguer, had
been under detention since Jan.
19. He was deported.
A. government source said the
ruling state council got the two
out of the country "because their
presence here represented a threat
to the tranquility of the nation."
Another source said the council
feared the two men might make
another attempt to gain power.
Crowds learned about the two
departures from newspapers yes-
terday: morning and assembled in
the ' streets, then began setting
automobiles afire and destroying
property. In front of the United
States consulate they burned two
LANSING (A) - Obscene books
"are poisoning the minds and mor-
als" of Michigan children, Sen.
Lynn O. Francis (R-Midland),
chairman of the Senate Education
Committee, declared yesterday.
Francis rose on the Senate floor
to list four books he considered
undesirable. One has been banned
at the Forest Hills High School,
near; Grand Rapids.
The science-fiction novel, "Brave
New World," by Aldous Huxley,
was used as a text for required
reading. The. school district ban-
ned the book two weeks ago after
parents protested it was unfit
reading for high school students.
Other books Francis listed as
unfit to read were "Tropic of Can-
cer," by Henry Miller; "Catcher
in the Rye," by J. D. Salinger, and
"Lady Chatterleys' Lover," by D.
"Consider me an alarmist if you
will, but you ought to take a look
at what is going on. When I fin-
ish reading them, I feel thorough-
ly ashamed of myself," Francis
Francis made his remarks dur-
ing debate over an amendment to
an obscene literature bill, proposed
by Sen. Charles S. Blondy (D-De-
Blondy's amendment would in-
clude phonograph records and
tape recordings among material
that can be legally seized by polite.
The Michigan State Library says
it carries on its shelves all but
"Tropic of Cancer."
Plan Prog ramgy
WASHINGTON (AP) - Defense
officials told investigating sena-
tors yesterday that a new "in-
ternal troop information" program
aimed at international Commu-
nism will begin next month.
Carlisle P. Runge, assistant sec-
retary of defense for manpower,
said the program for the nearly
three million men and officers
now in the armed forces, will em-
phasize "the why-we fight rather
than the how-we-fight."
Runge testified before the spe-
cial Senate Armed Services Sub-
ALGIERS (A') - Rocket-firing
French bombers went into action
yesterday along the Tunisian-Al-
gerian frontier, intervening in a
roaring artillery duel between Al-
gerian rebels and French troops.
French authorities in the east
Algerian seaport of Bone said
scores of warplanes refueled in
Bone throughout the day.
The planes-American-built B-
26 light bombers and French Mys-
tere jets-gave air support to
French troops at the frontier,
where thousands of cannon and
mortar shells have been fired since
French and Rebel negotiators met
in Evian to seek peace in Algeria.
Army headquarters confirmed
the aerial action and said last
night "normal operational activi-
ty continues along the frontier."
The French said the artillery
duel was set off by a desire of the
rebel army based in Tunisia,
The rebels were reported to have
opened up with field guns and
tinued to batter the east coast in
the aftermath of the worst winter
storm ever to strike the seaboard.
President John F. Kennedy declar-
ed the scene of multimillion dollar
devastation a major disaster area,
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NEW YORK--The stock market
snapped out of Its recent lethargy
yesterday with its sharpest 'ad-
vance in more than three months
under the leadership of steels and
other industrial issues. The Dow
Jones average of 30 industrials
spurted 7.12 to 713.75.
WASHINGTON (T) - A polio
study group recommended yester-
day routinely giving all infants
the three types of oral vaccines
and holding community-wide dam-
paigns to get as many people as
Each type would be fed separ-
ately during the winter months,
with a six-weeks interval between
each pair. The main goal of the
twin-prong program would be to
get as many pre-school age chil-
dren and those of school age as
possible to take each of the oral
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Tues., Feb. 20, 1962 MINNEAPOLIS MORNING TRIBUNE
San Francisco Ballet
Earns Warm Praise!
By NORMAN HOUK
Minneapolis Tribune Staff Writer
Tues., Feb. 20, 1962 ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS
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