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WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 19,1962

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

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WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 19, 1962 THE MICHIGAN DAILY PAGE THREE

: Senglior Wins Struggle!
For Power in Senegal;
SParatroops Arrest Dial,

Priests Retract Charge; REWARD WORKERS:
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SANTO DOMINGO (A') - A church-political crisis that threat-
ened to upset the Dominican Republic's first free election in 38 years
appeared resolved last night.
A heavy turnout is expected in Thursday's voting with the re-
traction by a Roman Catholic priest of his charge that a front-runner
for the presidency was a Communist.
Juan Bosch and his left-of-center Dominican Revolutionary Par-
ty declared themselves back in the race after threatening to boycott
the election in protest against the,.

AnalyzesKaiser-Labor Pact

CALLS FOR SANCTIONS:
UN Condemns Portugal'
For Angolan Policies
UNITED NATIONS (MP)-The United Nations General Assembly'
yesterday asked the Security Council to impose penalties on Portugal
in an effort to compel that country to set its African territory of
Angola on the road to independence.
Asian-African nations supported by the Communist Bloc approved
a harshly worded resolution calling for sanctions by a vote of 57
to 14 with 18 abstentions. Twenty-one nations were absent. The
"United States, Britain and France

rTo Get
Hoffa Case
NASHVILLE (R) - The pro-
tracted conspiracy trial of Team-
ster President James R. Hoffa
moved ahead in a sudden burst of
speed yesterday and the judge
said the case should reach the jury
Friday.
Closing arguments and the
Judge's traditional charge remain
before the Jury begins delibera-
tions. The trial began Oct. 22.
Hoffa is charged with conspir-
ing to violate the Taft-Hartley Act
by accepting payoffs from a Mich-
igan transport firm as a bribe for
labor peace.
Maximum Sentence
If convicted on the two-count,
indictment, he could get a maxi-
mum sentence of two years in
prison and a $20,000 fine.
"The case should get to the jury
on Friday," Federal District Judge
William E. Miller said after Hoffa
stepped from the witness stand
and the defense announced it was
through.
No Rebuttal
In an unexpected maneuver;
government attorney James F.
Neal said the prosecution would
forego rebuttal testimony. This
caught the court by surprise.

opposed the resolution. That cast
doubt on any actual call for sanc-
tions since each has a big power
veto in the council.
In Lisbon a spokesman for the
Portuguese foreign ministry said
yesterday Portugal can only regret
UN persistence in "intruding into
Portuguese intern"1 affairs."
Lisbon Protest{
Commenting on the resolution
adopted by the UN Assembly ask-
ing the 'Security Council to take
sanctions against Portugal in or-
der to make it comply with pre-
vious assembly and council resolu-
tions on Angola, the spokesman
said, "We have never agreed on
the UN mingling with our internal
affairs and we cannot do anything
but be sorry for the UN acting in
such a way."
The resolution was the toughest
of any yet passed by the assembly
in dealing with Angola, the
sprawling territory on Africa's
southwest coast where Portuguese
rule is being challenged by in-
dependence-seeking natives.
Stop Arms Shipments t
By its action the Assembly re-
quested all member states to stop
arms shipments to Portugal-a
move directed at the North Atlan-
tic Treaty Organization allies.
The resolution condemned Por-
tugal for waging ' what was de-
scribed as a "colonial war against
the Angola people.'"

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Legislators
Act To End
Premiership
Parliament Asks
National Referendum
By The Associated Press
DAKAR, Senegal - President
Leopold Senghor sealed his victory
in a power struggle last night by
arresting his ousted premier, Ma-
madou Dia.
The National Assembly cleared
the way for the conservative lead-
er earlier in the day by abolishing
the office of premier, turning
these powers over to Senghor and
stripping the leftist Dia of par-
liamentary immunity from arrest.
Senghor announced he will pros-
ecute Dia and his followers for
abuse of authority in trying to
seize power Monday. Dia had split
with Senghor over economic poli-
cy and tried to abolish the as-
sembly to head off a pending mo-
tion of censure. Senghor's sup-
porters have a majority in the
80-member assembly.
Surround Home
Throughout the day, paratroop-
ers had surrounded Dia's home in
the Medina sector of Dakar where
he was conferring with five of his
followers.
, After the assembly took away
Dia's immunity from arrest, the
troops moved in and seized him.
Informed sources said he may be
held on Goree Island, off the Da-
kar waterfront.
A short distance away from Dia's
residence, thousands of Senegalese
massed around the presidential
palace to cheer Senghor. He came
out to the palace balcony and
thanked the people for their sup-
port.
Abolish Premier
The National Assembly voted 51-
0 with 3 abstentions to abolish
the office of premier and make
the French-educated Senghor head
of government as well as chief of
state.
Members supporting Senghor,
the Roman Catholic poet-philos-
opher who guided this predom-
inantly Moslem nation to inde-
pendence from France, were in
clear command of the 80-member
assembly.
Senghor is running the country
as a strongman for the time be-
ing. Parliament also authorized
him to submit to a national ref.
erendum proposed constitutional
reforms making the president head
of the government.
Students To Defy
Cuban Travel Ban
NEW YORK 0P) - From 30 to
100 American students are expect-
ed to defy a State Department
ban on travel to Cuba late this
month.
The purpose of the trip is stu-
dent evaluation of the Castro gov-
ernment a New York University
student said. "We are exercising
our rights to travel and seek and
gather information," he declared.

accusation.
Withdraws Charge
The Rev. Lautico Garcia public-
ly withdrew his charge that Bosch
was a "Marxist-Leninist" after a
five-hour television-radio debate
with the revolutionary' leader
Monday.
Bosch, who has vehemently de-
nied any Communist links, said he
was satisfied with the young Span-
ish Jesuit's retraction.
Bosch, directing his appeal to
the peasantry in rural areas, and
Dr:. Viriato A. Fiallo of the Con-
servative National Civic Union,
are the leading contenders in the
six-man field for the presidency.
Plan Election
The government went ahead
with the plans for the election as
if nothing had happened. Provi-
sional President Rafael Bonnelly,
who took over rule at the head
of a council after the slaying of
dictator Rafael L. Trujillo in May
1961, was ready to hand over pow-
er to the elected regime in Febru-
ary.
Between 800,000 and one mil-
lion citizens 18 years and over are
eligible to vote.
The campaign legally came to
an end yesterday but Bosch ap-
pealed for another day to erase
what he called "the Communist
stain" resulting from his feud
with the priest.
Bosch said he felt the dispute
had cost him and his party votes
in their strongholds in the in-
terior.
The Roman Catholic hierarchy
has officially proclaimed a hands-
off policy in the election.
Subcommittee
Raps {Ousting
Of Struelens
By The Associated Press
WASHINGTON-The Senate In-
ternal Security Subcommittee said
Monday that the move to oust
Michael Struelens, head of Katan-
ga's information service, was de-
signed "to silence a dissenting
voice" on United States policy in
the Congo.
In a unanimous report sharply
rebuking the State Department for
what it called a "glaring abuse"
of its visa dower, the nine member
subcommittee said it has instruct-
ed its staff to look into the draft-
ing of remedial legislation.
Struelens is a Belgian who has
opposed efforts by the United
States and United Nations to force
Katanga to integrate with the rest
of the Congo. He has been working
in this country for Katangan
President Moise Tshombe since Oc-
tober, 1960.

By NORMAN WALKER
Associated Press Labor Writer
WASHINGTON-The new Kai-
ser Steel Company labor pact an-
nounced Monday is an important
effort toward solving at a single
stroke the most perplexing labor-
management problems today.
It probably will have some bugs
in it that will need revising. But
it surely stands as an example of
what a willing management and a
willing labor union-in this case
the AFL-CIO Steelworkers-can
do in tackling mutual problems.
In broad terms, the agreement
seeks to: 1) reward workers along
with management for production
socess; 2) guarantee employes
against losing jobs to machines;
3) eliminate the main cause of
strikes, and 4)accomplish all this
by enhancing rather than damag-
ing the employer's financial posi-
tion:
Taylor Group
Prof. George W. Taylor of the
University of Pennsylvania, chair-
man of the advisory committee
that came up with the plan after
a three-year study, called it "a
significant breakthrough in the
field of labor-management rela-
tions."
The agreement was hailed by
high government officials.
Secretary of Labor W. Willard
Wirtz said it was evidence that "by
serving a mutual interest individ-
ual interests can be served." Sec-
retary of Commerce Luther H.
Hodges said it represents'"the kind
of thinking we need to do in this
area."
Cost-Saving Plan
The chief feature is that a new
labor-management teamwork in-
centive has been created through
an agreement to share cost sav-
ings. Nearly one-third of such sav-
ings is to be distributed monthly
among workers as a bonus, with
the rest going to the company.

About half the company share
would go to taxes, thus benefiting
the public to that extent. And, of
course, part of the workers' bonus
would go into income taxes.
Edgar Kaiser, head of the steel
firm, said the net result will be
higher wages but lower unit pro-
duction costs. He added, "The
minimum for Kaiser workers will
be the rate set by the big steel
contracts with the union, but if
this plan doesn't produce a lot
more for our workers then it just
will not be successful."
Accept Automation
The planners figure that the
worker stake in operating the most
economical and efficient level of
production will lead almost auto-
matically to even eager accept-
ance of automation and elimina-
tion of unnecessary employes or
work practices.
That is where an important sec-
ond part of the pact comes into
play. Workers whose jobs become
obsolete can be assigned or train-
ed to other tasks but their income
will continue at the same level.
This is not regarded as so heavy
a management cost item as might
appear because normal turnover
due to deaths, retirement and quits
exceeds automation job losses.
No Contract Deadlines
Finally, Kaiser has agreed sim-
ply to accept whatever wage lev-

els are set by the rest of the steel
industry and pay the cost-shar-
ing bonus on top of it. The Tay-
lor committee says this acceptance
of industry pay levels will "do
away with contract deadlines with
respect to economic issues, con-
tributing greatly to industrial
peace."
The Taylor group believes the
cost savings sharing plan is a bet-
ter incentive system than profit-
sharing. The worker can do some-
thing about cutting costs. But he
has little or no say over sales, re-
search, management, expansion or
similar policies that are the em-
ployer's province.
Court Decides
On Work Right
WASHINGTON (-) - The Su-
preme Court let stand Monday a
lower court ruling that any vested
rights workers have to their jobs
when their plant is moved from
one city to another hinges on the
wording of their union contract.
This perhaps was a significant
decision on an issue of major im-
portance at a time when many
manufacturers are moving their
plants because of tax inducements
or other reasons.

JUAN BOSCH
...seeks presidency
BUSINESS:
Ask Tax Cut
On Income
In January
WASHINGTON (P)-- Secretary
of Commerce Luther H. Hodges
said yesterday he believes Presi-
dent John F. Kennedy still wants
next year's proposed tax cuts made
retroactive to Jan. 1 and declared
his own view that most of the re-
duction should be in the personal
income tax.
Hodges said the individual in-
come tax savings would have a
quicker stimulative effect than
corporate rate cuts, getting the
extra buying power more quickly
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CORRECTION:
The lecture of
ASSOC. PROF. DONALD HALL
will be given on January 9
and NOT on December 19.

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World News Roundup

Hodges disclosed at a news con- with United State
ference that national output now Robert F. Kennedy
has topped the $560 billion-a-year gro student James N
rate and predicted that production University of Missi"
gains will continue to set new rec- The article cha
ords in 1963. Meredith's arrival
"But the pace is i3ot satisfac- planned to read a
tory," Hodges said, and tax reduc- barring Meredith. A
tion is needed to stimulate the rate ing, government t
of business expansion "over the threaten Barnett v
long pull." would then step
Opposes Cut Meredith enter. Ho
Also in Washington, Harvard tried to change the'
economist John Kenneth Gal- more Mississippi Sta
braith, currently the United States nedy threatened tc
ambassador to India, came out in Barnett made no
opposition to President Kennedy's the article.
proposed tax cut in 1963.
He said, "I have had the feel-
ing that we are going to have to
have a large amount of revenue
for both domestic and overseas
purposes and that the cutting of
taxes in this situation is not the
best form of economic policy."

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to enroll Ne-
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proclamation
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By The Associated Press
HAVANA - Negotiators seeking
to exchange food and medicine for
1,113 Cuban invasion prisoners
were reported conferring last night
with Cuban Prime Minister Fidel
Castro, and hopes were that the
men might be released by Christ-
mas. A state department spokes-
man declined comment yesterday
when asked whether the United
States government is contributing
anything toward the release of the
prisoners.
CAIRO - The United Arab Re-
public last night offered to grad-
ually withdraw :ts troops from Ye-
men provided the Yemeni repub-
lican government makes such a
request and Saudi Arabia and
Jordan cease aiding the deposed
royalists.
LANSING - Gov.-elect George
Romney yesterday tapped Robert
J. Danhof as an executive office
assistant. Danhof, who was defeat-
ed last fall as a Republican can-,
didate for state attorney general,
will -handle legislative program-,
ming and relations.
WASHINGTON -- The Atomic
Energy Commission said the So-,
viet Union conducted two nuclear
tests in the atmosphere yesterday
in the vicinity of Novaya Zemlya.
Both shots were described as of
intermediate yield, meaning the
explosive power was in the range
between 20,000 and one million
tons of TNT.
WASHINGTON - United States
ambassador to India John Ken-
neth Galbraith said yesterday
American C130 transport planes
are flying Indian troops from the
Pakistan border and other areas
to the Himalayan front lines fac.
ing Chinese Communist forces. In
a taped television interview the

envoy said the
"rather badly
Chinese attack
frontier sector.

Indian army was
mauled" in the
on the Northeast

HOLLYW OOD-A private fun-
eral for Thomas Mitchell was con-
ducted by members of his family
about an hour and a half after
the award-winning actor died
Monday of cancer, his business
manager said yesterday.
WASHINGTON -Justice Wil-
liam O. Douglas took sharp issue
with his fellow Supreme Court
members again Monday for their
refusal to strike down Sunday
closing laws as an unconstitution-
al aid to religion. The other jus-
tices rejected an appeal attacking
Kentucky's blue laws, under which
Arlan's Department Store of
Louisville and Evans Furniture
Company were fined $20 each for
employing persons on Sunday. The
unsigned order merely said no
substantial federal question was
involved.
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NEW YORK - Late selling
dragged the New York Stock Ex-
change a big step downward yes-
terday, as Standard and Poor's 500
Index closed off .30, with 425 in-
dustrials down .35, 25 rails off .02,
and 50 utilities down .05.
SOUTH AMERICA
next summer?
In Peace Corps type
projects requested by
COLUMBIA AND
BOLIVIA
must speak Spanish
phone Univ, ext. 2077 or
see Baldwin, room 2282,
S.A.B.

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