Bakersfield Californian in Bakersfield, California 21 May 1972
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Bakersfield Californian (Newspaper) - May 21, 1972, Bakersfield, California
Sen. Hugh Scott quits China lobby Washington up Senate Republican Leader Hugh Scott said saturday he had quit the China lobby the Loose cold War coalition of Public figures that worked toward the containment of chinese communism. Quot i resigned some time ago a Scott said in a television report to his Pennsylvania constituents. A i did it with some misgiving yet was right. I Felt As most americans did that we were containing communism. I believe today that i Hope in a not too old to change my mind containment of communism is not the answer. A what is the answer is to recognize that the world has Many systems socialism As in Yugoslavia National socialism communism Small country systems big country systems democracy and All of these systems have got to get together if people Arentt going to destroy themselves on the Battlefield or in a nuclear holocaust. Meanwhile sen. William Proxmire d-wis., chairman of the joint economic committee released a study concluding that China so economic weakness Means that any military threat from China must he a they Are much too weak economically to pose any serious military danger to the United states a the study said. A and this situation inevitably will continue for some Proxmire ordered the staff study and said it was based on material from the Central intelligence Agency Wiathe state department and other government civilian agencies. It said China a per capita income is 3 per cent of that in the United states although a the chinese Economy has now fully regained the growth momentum of the year s preceding the disruption of chairman moans cultural Scott recently wont to China with Senate democratic i Reader Mike Mansfield for three weeks of travel and talks with chinese leaders. So Lott said the chinese a Are not an aggressive a they Point out that they Hadnot sent troops in Vietnam As they did in Korea when their boundaries were menaced at the Yalu River a he said. They done to mess into other Peoples affairs except again peacefully. We feel thai they re giving 20 per cent of the Aid to Hanoi. They admit that but they say its a socialist Comrade. They recognize and Deal with their allies As we Deal with ours and that they Are helping to sustain their on Taiwan Scott said the chinese leaders told Hun they were willing to he a a patients for its reunification with the Mainland and on Vietnam he said he was a perfectly convinced that the chinese plan no aggressive Scott said he thought the current . Policy toward both China and the soviet Union was a More sophisticated foreign policy than has prevailed and a god Only knows Why it took the United states so Long to adopt it. I was As much under a misapprehension a misconception As anyone else a he said. A i think there was a a Amman american misconception that communism is so awful and of course in its worst phases it can he pretty terrible in tunes of revolution. Rut there was a feeling that communism is so irredeemable that you even talk to them. Now we have discovered that in a world of eternal tension that if you done to talk to everybody somebody May be doing something to Hurt you builder to shush noise for exams Madison wis. It a a Madison builder says hell order his heavy equipment to remain quiet until la am. Each morning so University of Wisconsin students can to complain they Are losing sleep during the final exam periods. Daniel Neviaser building a Howard Johnson a motor 1/idge in a Section of the City heavily populated by students said he would keep the noise Down until june 3. Students complained to Alderman Rani Soglin that the sound of heavy pile driving at 8 . Interfered with their sleep after nights of studying. Mthr califor Klimt sunday May 21, 1972 3 Britain s Heath plans China visit London if prime minister Edward Heath is planning a visit to peking Early in 1973 in Britain a bid for closer trading and political cooperation with China. Government sources reporting this saturday said heaths idea is to open a big British Trade fair scheduled in the chinese capital next april. No firm arrangements have yet been made although Heath and prime minister Chou in Lai have been in touch with each other. Heath has been assured of a Welcome and in turn has advised Chou he would be an honoured guest Here. Heath May make his journey to peking in the concorde supersonic Jet Airliner being developed by Britain and France. The British have been trying to interest the chinese in the revolutionary Jet for their developing airlines. British dealings with China have been improving since March when the two countries agreed to Exchange ambassadors after 22 years of troubled and sometimes tempestuous relations. This was the first Western country to recognize the communist government after it proclaimed itself sole ruler of the Mainland in 1949. That act touched off a round of disagreements Between London and Washington without achieving a great Deal for the British. The chinese proved difficult to get along with and at one stage during the cultural revolution in 1967 Britain a Mission in peking was burned. The chinese government apologized and made Good the damage. A British ambassador chinese speaking John Addis is now installed in peking. He discusses current political issues regularly with senior foreign ministry men. A chinese ambassador soon will he taking up his Post in London for the first time. This normalization is expected by the British to Spur Day to Day discussion of bilateral and International problems and simultaneously to develop political cooperation. A major British purpose is to stake a claim to the Lush Market that China is expected to provide in the years ahead. Manufacturers in this country Are hoping to sell the chinese everything from airliners to entire production plants. It is this sort of consideration that lies behind plans for the British Trade fair now being organized. In preparation for the Heath Mission. British ministers will be visiting China this year and chinese officials Are expected Here. Sir Alec Douglas Home British foreign minister plans to visit peking in october and one of his tasks will be to prepare the ground for Heath. The prime minister is deliberately allowing some tune to pass before going to the chinese capital. He is anxious to avoid the impression he is following in i resident Nixon a footsteps. He also wants Britain firmly in t he european common Market first Kermitt t. Gets the word that he can be a Prince of a Frog by winning the Frog olympics at the Ca Favares county fair at Angels Camp this weekend. Elaine Morin named a Princess by Kermitt s sponsor sea world makes the up telephoto frogs to compete in Rainy weather Angels Camp the cold rain and drizzle has put a Damper on he Calaveras county jumping Frog Jubilee but Law officers say they Welcome the bad weather. A was you can see the weather is in our favor a said sheriffs it. Thomas Gram Mer. Last years Jubilee was disrupted by fights stabbings and one death As Large bands of motorcycle gangs descended upon the sparsely populated Mountain county in the heart of californians Mother i ode Gold mining country. A i doubt there Are More than 200 bikes in the county right now a Grammer said discounting a report that two Large bands of cyclists totalling about 1,200, were camped nearby. A fall problems Are minimal a Grammer added. Local police sheriffs officers and Highway patrolmen have made a total of about 30 arrests since the fair began thursday Grammer said. In the town of Angelus Camp 40 to 50 leather jacketed cyclists with club insignia were apparent along the main Street but they did Little More than Jay walk get in the Way of pedestrians and Roar their engines. Fair officials said they did not know yet How the weather was affecting receipts but there were Only about 400 persons at the Fairgrounds by late this morning including police and fair employees. Last year some 76,000 persons flocked to Calaveras county for the Frog jumping contest and Chavez condition worries doctor ran Jose up a the personal physician for Cesar Chavez says he is concerned about the farm labor leaders physical condition. Chavez a fast moved into its Lith Day in Phoenix today in protest of the passage and signing of a farm labor relations Law in Arizona. A the looks worse than he has at this Point in previous fasts a or. Jerome a. Let Ackner said Friday. 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