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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

--AP Wirephoto
SEATO CONFERENCE-U. S. Secretary of State Dean Rusk at rostrum is shown delivering the,
opening address to the Southeast Asia Treaty OrgAnization. SEATO opened its conference in Bang-
kok, Thailand, March 27.
U.S. Asks Resolution 0n Laos

BANGKOK, Thailand M )- - The
United States yesterday urged the
foreign ministers of the -Southeast
Asia Treaty Organization to hani-
mer together a tough resolution
of protecting Laos despite Soviet
peace feelers.
After a secret session of the
SEATO ministers, Secretary of
State Dean Rusk told newsmen he

is confident the United States will
win backing for its plan that would
commit SEATO to fight if neces-
sary to prevent a Communist
takeover in Laos.
At the closed session of min-
isters on the second day of the
conference, Rusk told his col-
leagues in the eight-nation alli-
ance that he and President John

iWorld Niews, Roundup
By The Associated Press
NUERNBERG, Germany-A four-engine Czechoslovak airl ner
plunged into flames into a wooded area 30 miles north of here yes-
terday, killing all 52 persons aboard.
* s s
NEW YORK-A special grand jury called at the request of
Atty. Gen. Robert F. Kennedy began an investigation yesterday into
possible price-fixing and allocation of busipess in the processed meat
industry,
* . . .
STANLEYVILLE, The Congo-The United Nations announced yes-
terday it is organizing a relief airlift to economically hard pressed
Oriental province.
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia-An Ethiopian court yesterday sen-
tenced Gen. Menguista Neway to death by public hanging for leading
the December revolt against the government of Emperor Haile Se-
lassie.
Neway was commander of the imperial bodyguard.
Neway was convicted of charges of murder of 15 senior govern-
ment officials while attempting to overthrow the government and
armed rebellion against the constitutional authorities.

F. Kennedy are optimistic about
.chances the Soviet Union will.
agree to a cease-fire.
The Russians are continuing
to send arms supplies to the reb-
els in Laos, the State Department
said, but there has been a lull in
the fighting.
President Kennedy is reported
to have told Soviet Foreign Min-
ister Andrei Gromyko that there
must be a cease-fire before an
international conference can be
held in efforts to settle the fight-
ing peacefully.
Gromyko expressed desire for a'
peaceful and neutral Laos, but
apparently made no commitment'
on the issue of a cease-fire.
An editorial in the Monday is-
sue of Pravda, the official Com-
munist party organ, was concilia-
tory in tone about the situation
in Laos, but a careful reading dis-
closed 'nothing to indicate that
the Soviets are willing to agree
to a cease-fire prior- to negotia-
tions.
Reds May Require
French Inclusion
MOSCOW (JP)-The official So-
viet News agency Tass last night
hinted the Soviet Union will re-
fuse to agree to a nuclear test
ban unless it includes France.
The hint was in a commentary
from Geneva where the Soviet
Union, Britain and the United
States reopened talks last week.
The commentary said the Soviet
delegation by raising the question
of France's continued testing has
raised a matter of "exceptional -
importance."
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HAPPY
EASTER!a
"Let us keep you well-groomed
for those special occasions."
10 Barbers-No waiting
THE DASCOLA BARBERS
'near the Michigan Theatre /

UN Troops
Face Battle
In Katanga
ELISABETHVILLE () - A
battle threatens between United
Nations Negro troops and white
South African mercenaries serving
with the Katanga army, UN Com-
mander Gen. Sean McKeown said
yesterday.
A battalion of Nigerian UN
troops is serving as a buffer be-
tween Stanleyville rebel invaders
in central Katanga province and
white-officered Katanga army
units which UN officals say may
be massing for a big drive.
McKeown said the Katanga
army may be preparing to attack
in the Manono area, the tin mining
region seized several months ago
by troops sent from Stanleyville
by leftist Antoine Gizenga. Mc-
Keown expressed fear the Niger-
ians would become involved in the
fighting.
"We regard the situation with
considerable apprehension," he
said, adding that he discussed the
white mercenaries with Katanga
President Moise Tshombe Monday
night.
"As a result of what the Presi-
dent told me," McKeown said, "I
hope that no clash will occur, but
we still view the situation gravely."
Besides drawing white mercen-
aries from white supremicist South
Africa, Tshombe has enlisted Ital-
ians, Belgians, stateless Hungar-
ians and white Rhodesians.
Meanwhile UN Ghanian troops
became involved in a clash be-
tween Lulua and Baluba tribes-
mei. near Luuabourg according
to reports reaching U head-
quarters.
Russia 'Plans
Space Flight
MOSCOW (P) - Top Russian
scientists announced yesterday
they are in the final stages before
sending a man on a space flight
with "no unsolved fundamental
problems" blocking the path.
At a news conference the Rus-
sians, normally tight-lipped on
space matters, impressed 150 cor-
respondents as being confident
they are ready to orbit an astro-
naut. The scientists declined,
however, to predict a date.
They denied they have tried to
orbit a man and failed. Western
reports that as many as seven So-
viet would-be astronauts have died
in space attempts were called "ut-
ter fabrication .. entirely and
absolutely unfounded."
Academy Vice-President Vasily
Topchiev'declined to predict when
the Soviet Union will succeed in
orbiting a man, saying more ex-
periments are necessary to insure
safety.
An American correspondent
asked why Soviet scientists do not
announce in advance their space
flights or goals. Topchiev said:
"Sensationalism is alien to us.
Modesty obliges us to announce a
launching when it takes place. To
imply that we do not announce
our flights in order to avoid ad-
mitting failure is wrong. We have
not concealed them (failures) so
far and do not plan to do so in
the future."
The scientists said they do not
consider the United States plan of
first rocketing a man along a tra-
jectory-quickly into space and
back - represents true cosmic
flight. The theme of their talk
was Soviet readiness to send a
man, into orbit around the earth

and they asserted Soviet space
ships already launched and re-
turned with animals aboard could
easily have carried a man.,

*a
High Budge
To Develop
SacePlan,
To Include Atomic,
Non-Military Projects
WASHINGTON (P) - President
John F. Kennedy submitted a
$43.79 billion defense budget yes-
terday, raising his over-all budget
for the 1962 fiscal year starting
July 1 to a record peacetime level
of $84.26 billion.
Kennedy asked Congress to
spend more than $1.5 billion ex-
tra on atomic programs and on
non-military space projects.
He asked for a $125.67 million
increase in the budget' of the
National Aeronautics and Space
Administration and a $30.1 million
increase in tie budget of the
Atomic Energy Commission.
The bulk of the increase would
speed up the Saturn C2 launch
program by a year.
This vehicle system would be
designed to put a 22-ton satellite
into orbit around the earth or to
send a man around the moon and
back to earth. Kennedy set 1964
as the new date for its first test
flight.
Kennedy also asked Congress to
underwrite another $1,954,000 in
defense insurance. Mostly this
would be for 10 more missile-
firing Polaris submarines, a big-
ger arsenal of long-range Minute-
man rockets, and a stronger capa-
bility to fight limited or guerrilla
type wars.
To beef up the country's none-
too-robust airlift and sealift, Ken-
nedy asked $172 million to buy new
longer range jetprop and pure jet
transports, and $40 million for
one more oceangoing transport
capable of doing 20 knots.
Also under the heading of limit-
ed war preparations, the President
asked money for antisubmarine
warfare and equipping ground
forces with helicopters.

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Prestige Affects Civil Right

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FLYING HOME?
take WILLOPOLITAN
to EITHER AIRPORT
Tickets On Sale in Fishbowl

Lawyers Cite, Possible
Constitutionality of'Aid
WASHINGTON (') - Kennedy
administration lawyers told Con- schools would be unconstitutional
gress yesterday that Federal aid They hedged, as has the Presi-
to church schools for, specified dent, in discussing "incidental
purposes not hitched toreligious benefits" which the Federal gov-
teaching may be constitutional. erment might furnish.
Bu theymha zedthaoMorse praised what he called
But they emphasized that solid the "scholarly" legal study but
grounds exist to support President said he still believes loans to pri-
John F. Kennedy's position that vate schools would be constitu-
outright grants or unrestricted tional provided the interest rate
loans to parochial and other pri-
vate schools would violate the repays all costs of lending the
Constitution. They applied the money.
same reasoning to tuition pay-
ments for church school pupils.
Attorneys for the welfare de-
partment, in consultation with the FA VO RS
Justice Department, expressed
those opinions in a report to
chairman Wayne Morse (D-Ore)
of the 'Senate education subcom- BUD-MOR
mittee. Morse had asked Secre-
tary of Welfare Abraham Ribicoff 1103 S. University NO 2-6362
to analyze constitutional questions
prompted by the dispute over ______________
Kennedy's multi-billion dollar
school program.
Administration proposals, at
the pre-college level, would bene-
fit only public schools. Roman
Catholic leaders have said any
program excluding church schools EASTER CARDS
would be discriminatory and an- Choose from our
nounced their opposition unless
long term, low interest loans at complete display
least are made available.
The report to Morse said Su-
preme Court interpretations of thePh
First Amendment clearly fortify U Card &
Kennedy's view that across-the- 723 N. University
board grants or loans to church

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