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Kennedy Decision Due
On Early Resumption

Of',' Atmospheric


Reject Internationalization
For Berlin Autobahn Link
BERLIN ( ) -- Walter Ulbricht, East German Communist Party
boss, has rejected as "useless speculation" President John F. Ken-
nedy's suggestion of an international administration for Berlin's
110-mile highway to the West.
Ulbricht, in a party meeting speech published yesterday assailed
United States military authorities who have been sending troop
units back and forth on the road

Romney Waits
With Decision
On Canidaacy
Automobile manufacturer George
Romney, Constitutional Conven-
tion delegate and head of Citizens
for Michigan, will decide whether
or not to seek the state governor-
ship by February 10, he said yes-
Howard Hallas, Romney's press
agent, said last night that the
delegate has made no final decision
yet because of present responsibili-
ties to the convention and to his
company, American Motors.
Romney refused to run for the
governorship last year because he
wanted to devote full time to im-
proving the state's constitution.
He feels encouraged about the
favorable response of the Legis-
lative Organization Committee
Thursday,, to the principles con-
tained in his reapportionment pro-
posal, Andrew F. Wilson, aide to
Romney on reapportionment, said
The two principles are represen-
tation -in proportion to population
and representation of people in
sparsely settled areas sufficient to
give them the feeling that they
are effectively taking part in gov-
Thus the proposal calls for ap-
portionment in the Senate on the
basis of the factors of "pure head-
count" and "sparsity."
The plan accepts a bi-cameral
legislature on the basis that "the
check and balance arguments out-
weigh" those of unicameralism and
that change to unicameralism
would be too "drastic and un-
proven" to unify the state.
Wilson explained that the plan
is capable of continuous applica-
tion because it provides for future
redistricting on the basis of both
population and sparsity changes
after each census.

for rotation training, in Berlin and
West Germany.
Authorities Mistaken
If they think such movements
prepare the way for international-
izing the highway they are very
much mistaken, he said.
President Kennedy, in his in-
terview published in the Soviet
newspaper Izvestia this week, sug-
gested an international adminis-
tration of the 110-mile autobahn.
Sovereign Nation
But Ulbricht said East Germany
is a sovereign nation and the
autobahn belongs to it. East Ger-
many, he added, is not a colony
of the United States.
He declared it was completely
unjustified to say that East Ger-
man officials would control traffic
along the highway any differently
than do the Russians who now
check on Western traffic.
Meany Blasts
Union .Failure
AFL-CIO President George Meany
said yesterday the main trouble in
organized labor is not inter-union
warfare but failure on the part
of major unions to engage in all-
out member recruitment.
Meany singled out Walter Reu-
ther, President of the auto workers
and chief spokesman for industrial
unions in their job-rights feud
with building trades, for special
Reuther has been blaming la-
bor's admitted lack of organizing
success upon AFL-CIO internal
bickering. Meany, flatly disagree-
ing, said Reuther's union is fail-
ing todevote resources and effort
to organizing workers about
whom there is no jurisdictional
dispute with other unions.
Meany mentioned the steel-
workers and machinists unions as
among major labor organizations
that are delinquent in member or-

To Examine
Of Defenses
Investigate System
Of 'Missile Killers'
WASHINGTON (IP) -President
John F. Kennedy is now expected
to make an early decision, probably
before the new year, on resuming
test explosions of nuclear weapons
above ground.
Officials said yesterday he is
pressing his study of the crucial
The present expectation in high
government quarters is that the
President will order atmospheric
explosions primarily to test anti-
missile weapons.
. The President first needs to know
whether there is a possibility that
the Russians are close to develop-
ing effective defenses against °.u-
clear rocket attack. Such defenses
would decrease the effectiveness of
United States deterrent power un-
less countered.
'Missile Killers'
In the second place, the Presi-
dent needs to know whether the
United States can develop a system
of "missile killers" which would
destroy incoming attack weapons
or render them harmless while
they were still far from their target
areas. '
Officials say this latter informa-
tion can become known through
renewed atmospheric testing, at
least to the extent that scientists
have been able to develop new
ideas and. devices in the missile
defense field during the three-year
test ban.
But only Kennedy can decide
whether the need for the knowl-
edge is important enough to
United States military power to
justify a step which would bring
wide condemnation from neutral
nations and others.
Russian Effort
Pentagon informants spoke to-
day of firm information that the
Russians are making a strong ef-
fort to develop their own anti-
missile system. This, presumably,
was one of the major objectives in
the recent Soviet test series.
Kennedy and Secretary of De-
fense Robert S. McNamara have
already decided, Pentagon sources
said, to ask Congress for money
to start tooling up for production
of the Nike Zeus missile killer.
The purpose of this decision is to
begin the process of tool-making
so that an anti-missile system can
get into production rapidly.

Fiallo Sees
No Change
From Past
ato Fiallo, National Civic Union
opposition leader, charged yes-
terday President Joaquin Bala-
guer's government is nothing but
a military dictatorship and a con-
tinuation of the Trupillo regime.
"The Balaguer government is
a continuation of the Trujillo
regime, it is supported by the same
reactionaries Balaguer -has re-
pudiated in the past. said Fiallo.
He added that if the Organiza-
tion of American States lifted its
present sanctions against the Do-
minican Republic to ease Bala-
guer's situation, it would be the
"destruction of the nation."
The President of the chief op-
position movement made the
charge to newsmen at his home as
a general strike showed additional
signs of weakening, after paralyz-
ing the country for four days.
Business in the heart of"Santo
Domingo and at Santiago, where
the opposition is strongest, was
still closed down completely, but
vehicular traffic increased and
many stores re-opened in outlying
Many armed patrols continued
in evidence and there was some
minor scuffling with diehard
strikers, but no injuries and little
of the demonstrations that mark-
ed the first days of the strike.
Balaguer was made president by
Trujillo, but since the Generalis-
simo's assasination May 30 he
has avowed a policy of gradual
liberalization and denocratization.
World News
By The Associated Press
Department announced yesterday
that four American missionaries
of the Methodist Church, arrest-
ed by Portuguese authorities in
Angola last Sept., have been re-
leased at Lisbon.
* * *
WASHINGTON - Adlai Steven-
son disclosed yesterday he is con-
sidering a race for the Illinois
Senate seat held by Everett M.
Dirksen, the Republicans' Senate
* * *
GENEVA - Britain and the So-
viet Union appealed to the three
contending princes of Laos yester-
day to preserve strict observance
of their cease-fire agreement.
NEW DELHI - The World
Council of Churches spelled out
yesterday additional requirements
for membership, includingbelief
in the holy trinity and the Bible
as guides of faith.
WASHINGTON - France told
the United States yesterday the
Egyptian government's treatment
of a French mission in Cairo is a
"shocking" violation of the rules
of civilized relations among na-

Cyrille Adoula's government re-
stored diplomatic relations withf
three Soviet bloc countries yes-
terday, after keeping the Red dip-f
lomats waiting for three months.,
Acting Foreign Minister MarcelI
Lengema, with cabinet approval,
finally received the Charges :'Af-
faires of Soviet Russia, Poland and<
Czechoslovakia and accepted their
credentials. They had been here
since August.
Gen. Joseph Mobutu, the army
chief, abruptly expelled the dip-t
lomats and other personnel of the.
Soviet Union and Czechoslovakiar
in Sept. 1960.
Aid Lumumbar
The Russians and Czechoslo-
yaks were charged with import-
ing planes, trucks and technicians
to aid Patrice Lumumba in his
efforts to regain his post as pre-
It had been anticipated for sev-
eral weeks that the Congo would
resume formal relations with the
Communist countries. Western
diplomats said the move was sim-
ply part of Adoula's policy of
The move coincided with re-
ports from Brazzaville, the capi-
tal of the former French Congo
across the river from Leopoldville,
that President Moise Tshombe of
secessionist Katanga was press-
ing for a meeting with Adoula.
Delays Departure
Tshombe arrived at Brazzaville
Friday, and the reports said he de-
layed his departure for Brazil
where he is expected to attend
a moral rearmament movement
meeting, in the hope intermediar-
ies could arrange a meeting.
Tshombe's unexpected departure
from his capital at Elisabethville
took place the same day U Thant,
acting secretary-general of the
United Nations, announced that

he is preparing a new plan for
the Congo.
The plan folows a new Secur-
ity Council resolution authorizing
the use of force if necessary to
eliminate foreign mercenaries
from Katanga.
U Thant called Tshombe 'a very
unstable man" who would make
any kind of statement.
He referred to Tshombe's charge
that the beating of two high rank-
ing UN officials by Katangan par-
atroopers last Tuesday was plot-
ted by forces seeking to discredit
his government in front of Sen.
Thomas J. Dodd (D-Conn).
Dodd, who has expressed friend-
ship for Katanga, witnessed the
beating. He told newsmen when he
left Elisabethville Thursday, "I'
like him (Tshombe) very much."
Tomorrow Night
december 4
Merce Cunninghamn
Dance Company
with john cage
and david tudor
Ann Arbor High School
8:30 P.M.
Tickets: $2.00-$1.50
.Bob Marshall Book Shop
and at box office Mon. eve.

Adoula Restores Relations
With Soviet Bloc Countries


chal lenge
ROBERT OSGOOD, Author of "Limited War"

3:00 P.M.

Union Ballroom


The Students of
The U. of 'M. Newman Club
Cordially Invites Everyone to an
Open House
on Sunday the Tenth of December
at the Father Richard Center at 3:00
a Student Talk on Catholic Belief and Worship
Tours of the Chapel

University Players Present WEDNESDAY - MONDAY
SHAKESPEARE'S December 6-11


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