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Winona Daily News (Newspaper) - January 23, 1967, Winona, Minnesota Cloudy Colder Tonight Tuesday Snow Possible WINONA DAILY NEWS TOMORROW SUN RISES SETS FULL MOON JANUARY 26 Publication WINONA MINNESOTA 55987 MONDAY JANUARY TEN CENTS PER COPY Buy Sell Rent From Your Easy Chair Tel 3321 SIXTEEN PAGES Bid for Soviet Consular Treaty AFTER KERR FIRING Students Leaders Set Mass Meetings BERKELEY Calif AP Staggered by the surprise firing of President Clark Kerr of the University of California leaders of students on nine UC campuses planned mass today to decide student tion in the crisis Also the quest begins for Kerr's successor The Board of Regents by a vote last Friday ended the career of Kerr as president of the nation's biggest university system Gov Ronald Reagan an ex-officio regent voted against Kerr 55 Reagan said during Ms tion campaign that Kerr ted campus political activity in behalf of Reagan's Democratic opponent then Gov Edmund G Brown We have no plans for a test said Dan Mclntosh student body president of th Berkeley campus largest of th UC system Mclntosh said he would ca for a discussion of the Ker ouster along controversial Reagan proposals t charge tuition and cut the Ui budget both of which Kerr ha pledged to fight At two In Southern California there was talk classroom boycotts to protes the firing of Kerr At Santa Barbara studen body president Jeff urged organization of a univer boycott And at Irvine Dave Altschuler said his studen group was pushing for an imme Woman Dead In Rash of State Fires By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Fire burned out most of the Interior of the National Guard Armory at Morris Minn early today extending a rash of end blazes that wiped out busi in Rochester and New Ulm and caused the death of a woman in the Twin Cities area The Morris fire was ered about by a man who heard a window break from the heat The two-story homed oat tion contained a basketball court and auditorium section No one was in the building at the time Firewalls protected sections housing National Guard trucks a war memorial collection and Morris police and fire ments Police alerted firemen and volunteers and area residents when the frozen village fire siren failed to operate Firemen from nearby Hancock assisted Morris volunteers in fighting the blaze William Myers Morris City manager gave a preliminary loss estimate of Cause of the blaze was not known In Mound near Minneapolis Mrs Louis M Rasmussen 58 died in a fire that destroyed the interior of her home Saturday night A report said she died of smoke inhalation and carbon monoxide poisoning Two juveniles jumped to ty from a second-floor balcony when fire broke out in the Oak Park Home for Children in neapolis Eleven others were led child's breathing to mouth to safety by firemen and a counselor The home is for emo- disturbed children Loss was estimated at A woman saved her infan daughter from their home in Plymouth Minneapolis suburb Saturday night and workman was credited with re- storing the with mouth tation Mrs Earl Rokala broke a dow climbed inside her burning home and handed her daughter Kathleen 18 months to Verline Belfanz 57 Hamel who had been working on a nearby barn Balfanz applied the tion Loss was estimated at 200 Fire swept the Cascade Bowl- ing Lanes and Rochester Wood Specialties Co in Rochester Sunday Mark Long 17 ter a bowling alley employe was treated for burns and re- leased Chief Ollie Mertz estimated damage at The specialities firm was ed in the basement Cause of the blaze was not known A New Ulm building Clothing store a cal clinic and several other was damaged by fire Sunday Occupants of four apartments on the top floor of he three story building fled safely Flames did not reach their quarters Smoke and water damage was to a drugstore and era shop on the first floor No oss estimate was available diate one-day strike today Should protests of this kin materialize it would be the firs time in two demonstration wracked years that Kerr hear militant student support himself He has come under fir for the demonstrations tha have hit Berkeley and som believe this unrest contribute to the regents decision to fir him Most of the student leaden appeared to take Mclntosh view In a message addressed I regents over the weekend i Berkeley professors said Th nature and timing of the actio taken Friday seem to give ev dence of an attempt to exer political influence over the un versity This cannot be from either the right or the left of the political spectrum We call on regents to demon strate that their action did no result from political pressure coming from the state adminis in Sacramento Regents must knuckle down immediately toward choosing new president Faculty mem aers who will have their meet ing Tuesday hope to exercise strong influence in the choice Mrs Edward H Heller a re- ent who voted against the dis- said with reference to the abruptness of the I seems obvious to me we're no going to get a president of stat ure very quickly no matter how much advice we get It's going to take some time Chink Shows In DFL No Tax Armor MINNEAPOLIS AP chink in the armor of the cratic Farmer Labor Party's opposition to a sales ax in Minnesota is showing Mayor Arthur Naftalin of Min neapolis told a meeting of 5th District DFL leaders Saturday that if compromise becomes in order to obtain aid for cities from the 967 State Legislature the DFL hould keep an open mind on of e sales tax I'm not prepared to com- romise on the sales tax except 3 say that we are going to be in a desperate struggle n this legislature to obtain aid for cities the mayor said There are variations in the orms of sales he added I am opposed to the sales tax nd I intend to continue to fight but that doesn't mean that we eed to be blind to all the and all the variations and 1 the approaches that are lade WEEKEND TRAGEDY Workers sift through the wreckage of bus-car sion on U.S Highway 45 north of ham All five passengers in the northbound auto were killed One passenger on the bus also lost his life AP SS Benefit Raise to Congress WASHINGTON AP dent Johnson asked Congress to raise Social Security by 15 per cent and 59 per cent in the lowest bracket ind said such an increase will be a major step toward our that every elderly citizen ms an adequate income and a meaningful retirement Johnson's proposal which he said would guarantee benefits of a month for ind and a month fa married couples also includes recommendation for increase Social Security taxes both b raising the taxable base and b Snipers Battle National Guard In Nicaragua MANAGUA Nicaragua AP Rooftop snipers firing auto- matic weapons battled the Ni araguan National Guard i Managua Sunday night afte pre election demonstration gainst the Somoza machine reports said 10 to 2 ersons were killed and about 20 wounded Street fighting broke out after political rally in which Fer ando Aguero the opposition party's presiden al candidate called for a gen eral strike to demand electora guarantees for the Feb 5 elec ons The government rushed into the city ant Guard vehicles cruised le streets urging the snipers to As the number of increased hospitals sked for blood donors Two ires raged in the city Unofficial reports said forces suffered some President Lorenzo Guerrero as reported in Leon a city 62 iles from Managua With the approach of the elections the political Chinese Army to Oppose Mao Foes TOKYO AP Premier Chou reportedly ted Red China's army to crush Mao opponents as news of revolt and resistance crackled out of the embattled mainland today from frozen Manchuria to Kwangtung in the south Japanese newsmen quoting Peking wall posters said Chou's announcement at rally in king Sunday was the first ment by a top government cial that troops would be used against Mao's foes The posters said Chou de- The People's tion Army is the most important tool of the dictatorship of the proletariat It will resolutely suppress the handful of counter revolutionary elements who are trying to destroy the proletarian great cultural revolution Japanese correspondents In Peking also reported purge chairman Chen and Mao's wife Chiang Ching had ordered the people of the capital to a revolutionary city composed of workers peasants soldiers students and teachers Quoting wall posters the cor- respondents said 40 Maoists were injured 10 captured and many were missing after a clash with students and workers supporting President Liu chi in the Manchurian industrial city of Chang Chun Jan 21 The posters said the reactionaries were assembling a force of 000 persons from the an provinces of Kirin Liaoning and to give battle to revolutionary rebels con- verging on Chang Chun Chinese arriving in Hong Kong from Kwangtung said Mao's opponents there had been encouraged by reports that an army of peasants workers and former soldiers had seized control of much of neighboring Kiangsi Province Western Kong said sources In Hong there were strong indications of sharply increased opposition to Mao in some areas of Kwangtung but cautioned that the reported army ably was no more than a group of Mao's opponents armed with clubs and hand weapons from farm and factory tools The arrivals from Canton also reported continued fighting be- tween and forces in Kiangsi Province and the arrest or capture of some leaders in Nanchang provincial capitol fo Kiangsi They said the Kiangsi news had been received in Canton via radio broadcasts from chang Sunday night The government radio In Kiangsi organized some of China's earliest Com- munist uprisings 40 years ago said Sunday that Mao's enemies have won control over much of the province after violent es in which a number of persons were hurt The broadcast de- manded the instant arrest of what it called an army of anti- Maoists but admitted that police and regular army units were not obeying the order Peking's official New China News Agency quoting the Com- munist party newspaper Peking People's Daily said party chairman Mao's of his foes was meeting atmosphere has become tense Opposition parties have been unsuccessful in their attempt to get the elections postponed for a year The leading presidential can is Gen Anastasio tp Somoza of the ruling Liberal party He is one of the two heirs to the political dynasty in Latin ica His father who was in 1956 founded it in 1932 with U.S support brother Luis is an dent also is boss of the tional Guard which serves as the country's police force and army Aguero an eye specialist withdrew from the 1963 contest to leave the field clear for Rene Schick Gutierrez the candidate of the controlled Liberal party Guerrero one of three vice presidents was picked to serve out the term after Schick died of a heart attack Aug 3 Presidents and members of immediate family are from the presidency for he succeeding term so when Somoza completed his erm in 1963 the Somozas chose Schick to fill in for the next four Aguero who has a following among the peasants has ex- pressed concern that the ion will be fraudulent but he he will not pull out again A third candidate is Alejandro Abaunza a lawyer who was hosen by another Conservative which group is a legal fiction by the government y to divide the Conservatives Broadens Vocabulary Golf may not Improve a man's disposition but it tainly broadens his ary When you're young you ask your parents how late you can stay out when you're a parent you ask the baby sitter Some ple are problem drinkers give them an inch and they'll take a fifth Do you know what it is that dentists have in their offices in 67 that they didn't have in 57 zines purge strong ance unprecedented For more laughs see Earl Wilson on Page 4 increasing rates The President asked Congress to increase the amount of an income on which taxes ari collected to next year 000 in 1971 and in 1974 He also asked Congress ti revise rate increased already scheduled going from 4.4 to 4.1 per cent in 1969 and from 4.85 per cent in 1973 to 5 per cent Johnson recommended thai the amount Social Security re- can earn without losing benefits be increased to a year and that the amount above that for which a ary can retain in payments for each in earnings be in- creased to The increased benefits hac been sketched in broad outline in Johnson's State of the Union message He called In the earlier com- for the rise from to in minimum benefits and a guarantee of a month for persons with 25 years or more of coverage The State ofthe Union sage did not go into the tax in- Tease to pay for the increased benefits The proposed increase in cial Security taxes would in- crease the maximum amount paid by an Individual to in 1968 and to in 1969 Johnson had announced ier that his proposals would cost billion during the first year The tax rise is expected to come under fire in Congress especially from Republicans have urged an 8 per cent plus a cost-of-living escalator clause without raising axes The maximum increases ler the President's proposals would go to 2.5 million persons now receiving minimum its of a month for an ridual But Johnson said in- SS BENEFIT Continued on Page 14 Col 4 WASHINGTON AP The Johnson bids on Capitol Hill today for approval of a Soviet consular pact and more money for the Vietnam war Secretary of State Dean Rusk in testimony at an open hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Com- argues the case for Senate ratification of the consular convention signed in 1964 It would pave tha way for each country to open consulates outside the capital of the other but faces tion Secretary of Defense Robert S McNamara and Gen Earla G Wheeler chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff are to tell a closed meeting of the Senate Armed Services Committee and the Defense Appropriations sub- committee why billion more is needed for the war this fiscal year McNamara and Wheeler also are to explain the Defense De- request for the budget year beginning next July 1 Solons Wait for Budget ST PAUL AP The 196 Minnesota Legislature moves in to its fourth week today an activity is expected to increas after Gov Harold LeVander ou lines his spending propose Wednesday The Republican governor wi deliver his budget message to joint session of the legislator noon Wednesday LeVande lias said he will recommend balanced budget of about in state history The 1965 Legislature approved million in spending re- quests The current session still mus resolve the seating of two leg in the Senate anc one in the House Two election contests remain Sen elect Eu gene Welter Crystal Conserva ive and former Sen Parish Golden Valley Liberal and between Rep Howard E Smith Crosby Liberal and for ner Rep Birger Nurminen Ail ken Liberal Each of the defeated dates has charged that the win ner violated the Corrupt Prac ices Act It's up to each house if the legislature to qualifications of its members ti hold their offices Members of Senate hope they can make a recommendation in time or the full Elections Committee to act on the Senate contest week The House Elections Commit ee has scheduled a meeting Wednesday on the minen contest For the next several weeks he session most interest wil e on committee action One perennial battle will be this week when the Game and Fish ee starts hearings on predator They were eliminated wo years ago when Gov Karl vetoed a bounty LeVander has backed heir return WEATHER FEDERAL FORECAST WINONA AND VICINITY Cloudy tonight with a chance of light snow Cloudy with little change in and snow likely tonight 15 high Tuesday round 22 LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the I hours ending at noon Maximum 43 minimum 23 oon 43 precipitation none Official observations for the hours ending at noon Maximum 48 minimum 31 oon 35 precipitation trace The administration men are expected to run into critical questioning from both hard line and soft line foreign policy advocates In advance of the Foreign Re- ations Committee session ate Democratic Leader Mike Mansfield said he hopes tha committee will act on the merits of the convention and not be swayed by a mail mounted by conservative groups opposing the ments The committee approved the convention regulating viet consular affairs in 1965 But said in an interview hat he held up Senate action on my own in the last Congress Mansfield tald he had been concerned then that any chance or the Soviet Union to bring tha Vietnam war to the negotiating able would be dashed if the debate became too bitter But he acknowledged that it ras doubtful the measure could won the two-thirds al required for the Senate to give its consent Results of the consular debate may indicate how receptive the Senate is this year to other ad- attempts to build ridges to the East such as the signed space treaty ind proposals for increasing trade with the Soviet bloc The State Department re- eased Friday the text of letters last fall between tusk and FBI Director J ar Hoover The Hoover letter carefully worded eared to indicate that he no opposes the consular con- When Hoover testified before House committee in 1965 he aid the agreement could make le work more difficult in ealing with spies and eurs Many critics of the on which includes a provision granting diplo- atic immunity to consular of- pointed to Hoover's er objections as reasons for the agreement Today's session offers another BID FOR Continued on Page 14 Col 3 ROLLING OUT THE RED NOT QUITE West Virginia college dents protesting alleged shortcomings of the food stamp program collected rolls of toilet paper plus soap for hard pressed dents of Cleveland's Hough area Such items can't be purchased with food stamps and the students stopped at the governor's sion here Sunday hoping to present the items to Gov James A Rhodes They wanted him to try to have the program changed but Rhodes was out of town so the girls all students at Wheeling W Va College went on to Cleveland AP
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