THE MICHIGAN DAILY
Walker Quits Army Post
To Battle Communism
Agreement for U Thant
As Secretary- eneral
No Difficulty Seen
In Assembly Assent
UNITED NATIONS (JP) - The
Big Four powers wrapped up an'
agreement last night to name U
Thant of Burma interim UN Sec-
retary-Qeneral in place of the
late Dag Hammarskjold.
Soviet Deputy Foreign Minister
Valerian A. Zorin, November Pres-
Ident of the Security Council, told
reporters the Council would meet
today at 11" to recommend an
He had just had a 1%-hour
conference with United States
Ambassador Adlai E. Stevenson
in the latter's nearby mission.
A United States spokesman said
Stevenson had agreed to have the
Council meeting today. Once the
Council recommends U Thant, it
will then be for the General As-
sembly to appoint him, but no dif-
ficulty is expected over this.
Diplomats said Zorin would not
have scheduled the council meet-
ing' had agreement not been
reached. But he declined to make
any statement on this subject. He
would say only, "everything, will
be clear today."
Earlier, both the United States
and the ,Soviet Union showed
themselves hopeful of early agree-
ment after U Thant handed them
his secret formula on the one
Delegates of the big four visited
the Burmese diplomat in two
groups in his temporary office
here. He handed each a sealed en-
velope containing a typed. state-
ment on how many principal ad-
visers he would choose and which
regions he would choose them from
in. case he got the post.
Egypt, Syria Plan
To Set Exchange
CAIRO W) - Egypt and Syria
agreed yesterday to exchange 780
Egyptian soldiers in Syria for 960
Syrian soldiers in Egypt.
The Arab League was asked to
organize the exchange. Syria
broke Its link with Egypt in the
United Arab Republic last month.
WASHINGTON OM-Mal. Gen.
Edwin A. Walker announced last
night he is quitting, the Army be-
cause he feels its action in rebuk-
ing him and taking away his divi-
sional command destroyed his use.
fulness in uniform.
Announcing his decision,, Walk-
er said he will forego his retire-
ment pay of more than $12,000 a
year in order to be free as a civil-
ian to continue his campaign
against what he regards as Com-
The General, a key figure in
the controversy over how much
freedom military men should have
to speak out against Communism,
announced his decision in a state-
ment to a Senate Armed Services
Removed from Command
"I have been removed from
command of the 24th Division,"
"My career has been destroyed
in its usefulness to my country. I
cannot accept retirement with its
emoluments and benefits. To do
so would be a compromise with my
"I take leave of military duty
with a heavy heart. I must find
other means of serving my coun-
try in the time of her great need,
in order to pursue the dedication
of a lifetime.
"To do this, I must be free from
the power of little men who, in
Chrysler, UAW Eye Bargam
D E T R 0 1 T VJP)-- Bargaining Both sides were cautiously opti- bers an increase of more th
against a midnight strike dead.ee
line, Chrysler Corp. and the Unit-*msithtasrkofCrle'cnsanouinaeho
ed Auto Workers, virtually wrap- 60,000 UAW-represented employes each year of the three-yea
ped up yesterday an agreement on could be averted, but there was no
wages and extra benefits. indication how close together, the.tracts.
Stlltobereoledbeor tecompany and UAW were on non- Counter. Proposal
Stillto be resoled before the economic matters-working-condi- Ina counter proposal, the
deadline were thorny non-eco- tions in Chrysler's 46 plants., has insisted that the co
MAJOR GEN. EDWIN WALKER
... resigns position
the name of my country, punish
loyal service to it."
The Army had admonished the
general for his troop training
methods, relieved him of his com-
mand in Europe, and assigned him
to a staff job in Hawaii.
Walker's statement was made
public by the office of Sen. Strom
Thurmond (D-SC) who was in.,
strumental in pushing for the
forthcoming subcommittee in-
WASHINGTON (J)-Nearly 1,-
700 Cincinnati, Ohio, milk delivery
driver rebels from James R. Hof-
fa's Teamsters Union received
yesterday a charter of affiliation
in the AFL-CIO, which predicted
more Teamsters would switch over
George Meany, AFL-CIO presi-
dent, was asked at the chartering
ceremony whether the Cincinnati
defection meant the beginning of
the end for Hoffa's huge 1.5-mil.
lion member Teamsters organiza-
tion--ousted from the AFL-CIO
four years ago on corruption
"I would say this indicates there
are considerable numbers of work-
ers in the Teamsters who will vote
for a clean decent union if they
are given a chance," Meany re-
At Teamsters headquarters,
Hoffa had no comment.
HURRICANE HATTIE-The storm left the city-of Belize, British
Honduras, flooded and rubble-strewn after it struck yesterday.
Gusts up to 240-miles-per-hour hit the central Caribbean coast
leaving thousands homeless.
West German Party, Rej ects
BONN MP)-The Conservative Free Democratic Party last night
rejected a coalition agreement offered by Chancellor Konrad Ade-
nauer's Christian Democrats and demanded negotiations on a new
government start -again.
The surprise rejection came only a few hours after leaders of
both parties announced that a coalition soon would be formed to put
Adenauer in office for a fourth term.
The Christian Democrats had attempted to change the coali-
tion terms originally worked out by the 85-year-old Chancellor and
0 the Free ,Democrats' chairman,
By The Associated Press NEW YORK-A more vigorous
NEW YORK-James Thurber, spirit made its appearance on the
whose writings and drawings kept New York Stock Exchange yester-
day as Standard and Poor's 500
a generation of Americans laugh- Index closed up .38, with 425 in-
ing, died yesterday at 66, of pneu- dustrials up .41, 25 rails up .07,
monia and respiratory complica- and 50 utilities up .28. American
tions which followe a brain oper- Telephone and Telegraph was up
a full 3%18.
* * *
Seen for Cancer
WASHINGTON (M-A note of
"cautious hopefulness" was sound-
ed at a big conference of cancer
specialists yesterday. But the pub-
lic was told that no "break-
through" is in sight m the fight
against the disease. More than'
1,000 physicians and surgeons
gathered for a two-day review of
methods in treating cancer with
Progress has been attained since
the last conference two years ago,
experts said. Work is being pushed
in testing drugs on animals, and
cautiously introducing promising
ones into treatment of human
After eight hours of debate be.
hind closed doors, the Free Demo-
crats announced that acceptance
of the original terms was a nec-
essary condition for their support
The announcement gave every
indication that the Party was de-
termined to stand fast against
moves to cut down its influence in-
a new government.
Speculation sprang up immedi-'
ately that Adenauer was in real
trouble after 12 years in office,
during which he has run West
Germany almost single-handedly.
Economics Minister Ludwig Erhard
was being talked of as a possible
successor to end the political dead-
Minister Jawarahal Nehru will
confer privately with President
John P. Kennedy for more than
five hours in two meetings next
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