Escanaba Daily Press in Escanaba, Michigan
18 Dec 1960

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18 Dec 1960

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Escanaba Daily Press (Newspaper) - December 18, 1960, Escanaba, Michigan Escanaba daily press a Srim Rny by Mora thaa 45,600 Dally a fall my Mem a i a a "1 a it Jyi �?�1st year a. 281 14 Para Kac Anaba Mcki Gaa 40821 thursday december 18, Imo inflation Washington a president Nixon says his fight against inflation is in danger but could be rescued if Congress forgets a the Cost in political popularity Quot and cuts Down Federal spending. Quot at stake is nothing less than the future of the american Economy a Nixon said in a dutch Uncle letter sent to House and Senate leaders wednesday. Lewsi threatened the president said his $192.9 billion of a do ral spending ceiling is threatened by 16 billion in rising Coats that Are beyond his control and added millions die to Ted by congressional action and inaction. The letter timed to coincide with Congress efforts to pass a tax Reform Bill and Complete action on appropriation measures for the current fiscal year also said a the responsible path toward protecting the buying Power of the consumer a Dollar is Clear. But the Congress has not appeared willing to take that responsibility cited the keynote of Nixon a 1,200-word message was responsibility. Nixon coupled his plea for responsibility with a new attack on the tax Reform Bill now before a conference committee for Long hours each Day in an Effort to Compromise the Senate and Hogue versions. A the Congress appears to be Well on its Way to substituting tax reduction for tax Reform a South continues its desegregation fight Washington a the soot Horn lad drive to curb Federal school desegregation Powers headed off in the Senate moves now into the give and take atmosphere of a Senate House conference committee meeting behind closed doors. The conferees must also Square a controversy Over Campus disorder and a $4 billion difference Between them. It s All port of the two versions of the appropriations Bills passed for the health education and welfare deportment the labor deportment and related agencies. The House when it passed the Money Bill last july approved an amendment barring the use of any of the funds to Force the closing of schools the busing of Railroad strike threat could be Nixon hangover Wam Noton a the renewed treat of o nationwide Railroad shutdown after new year s poses o Post Holiday hangover for the Nixon administration following Unton members rejection of a biggest wage proposal in their history. A tra naturally secretory of labor George p. Shultz said wednesday. Jie had directed government efforts to ranch am tentative settlement after three Days of gruelling Marathon bargaining two weeks students or the assignment of pupils to a school against their parents wishes. But in the Senate wednesday the phrase a except As required by the constitutions a was added to the amendment by a 52-37 vote. Southerners protested the effect was to scuttle the amendment. Republican Leader Hugh Scott of Pennsylvania offered the qualifying language but his gop colleagues divided almost evenly on it. Twenty one republicans voted for it and 19 against. The democratic tally was 31 for and 18 against. Hew Secretary Robert h. Finch had told senators adoption of the House approved amendment could cripple the government s school desegregation efforts. The Senate tabled 60-28, an amendment by sen. James b. Allen d-alo., to put Congress on record in support of free Dom of it Foice plans for school desegregation. By a ims vote the Senate struck from the Bill an amendment that would Hove authorised the hew Secretary to Cut off Federal funds from colleges that have had three or More outbreaks of Campus violence and that failed to submit satisfactory plans for dealing with future disorders. He said. 1iis Wii harm rather than help the overage taxpayer. Quot a tax Cut for some citizens would mean a Rise in prices ter every a a inflation the Hole in everybody s pocket is the most unfair tax of All Quot he said. Depleted Revoy so despite the fact that a combination of congressional action and inaction Quot would Load an additional is billion onto in already overheated Economy Quot Nixon said a recent Senate tax actions. Would if approved actually take $1.6 billion away from it is this combination of added spending such Assi billion the Senate added tuesday to the health and education appropriations and Revenue loss written into the tax Bill that appeared to disturb Nixon Moat. Threatens veto he has said he will veto the Bill h it contains both a exemption increase from Moo and a 15 per cent boost in social Security payments As the Senate version does. Although he did not spell it out. The combination he described would total $6.6 billion in lost revenues which is More than the $5.9 billion budget surplus the budget Bureau predicts for the fiscal year ending next june. Superior court judge William b. Keene above was assigned to try the Sharon Tate murder cases in los Angeles. Keene clamped close restrictions on pre trial statements. A wire photo lawmakers ask Summit confab Sec far from beaten industrialist says Quot the agreement was shot town by a vote of dose to 3-1.&Quot said vice president j. W. Of Brien of the Al Cio Sheet Metal workers with 6,600 members involved. Quot they turned Down o hell of o Frod Lott tomcat a avoid John p. Hilts chief negotiator for the notion s Railroad Industry. Hilti said machinists vice president William w. Winpisinger chief negotiator for the tour unions asked him to Rustum to the bargaining table Quot some time after Jon. 6.&Quot 2 lighthouses closed for year Sault Ste. Marie a coast guard officials closed two lighthouses today in Lake Michigan As the great lakes Fott Ying season neared its end. The lighthouses at Grays reef and White Shoal were scheduled tor closing today. Two Lake Huron lighthouses spectacle reef and Martins Root Ware closed tuesday. Coast guard spokesman at Boult Ste. Marie soul most Light lighthouses in the ares will remain open tor the remainder of the shipping season. Officials have announced they will try to maintain shipping lanes until Jan. 15 although severe weather conditions could Force an earlier shutdown. Weather Escanaba and Vicinity Light Snow mixed with freezing drizzle changing to Snow Flur Riss later today. Chance of Snow flurries and colder Friday. High today near 10, Low tonight is. Friday s High will be in the lower 90s. Mostly Cloudy and _ Tinus cold saturday. Sun a today at 1 61 p. M., and Friday at 8 18 a. West and Central Jupp pen insula a Snow mixed with Trees ing drizzle and changing to mom flurries. Colder later today to Light and a edgy. His today to ranging from 8 the 18. Friday la the lower or. Ghane if now setup any Ike Superior a Pom memos 1�� mtg a do Campaign being launched to Aid drinking Drivers Chicago apr the american medical association and the National safety Council Are launching a joint nationwide Campaign to teach Drivers How much alcohol they can drink and Stib drive safety. For a Long time we thought could talk people out of drinking end Howard we count president told a conference recently the new Campati takes what the Council and a he Ama believe pc a More res Liobe approach. Pyle said the Campaign is designed to Vasip determine As nearly of possible their a Accident risk Quot Factor so they know where tit air Awn Day Ger level starts. Or. Richard s. Wilbur assistant executive vice president of the Ama. Said Drivers should consider a heir weight and read to alcohol. America quits Saucer Chase Washington it a it a or. Edward u. Condon chief of a panel which recommended an end to the flying Saucer Hunt says a there a no reason Why the government should spend s lot of Money checking up on lights in the neither National Security nor science were being served the air Force said in announcing an end wednesday to 21-year-old project Blue Book which kept voluminous files on reported sightings of unidentified flying objects. Hundreds of thousands of dollars were spent on Blue Book in addition to the $539.000 for the Condon panels 18-month study. The University of Colorado physicist in a Telephone interview from Boulder colo., said though there Are a plenty of kooks Quot who claim otherwise a nobody has produced a shred of solid credible evidence to support the Kies that these ufos represent visitors from outer however Condon emphasized the panels january report a also said that if any scientist came up with a Deerly defined specific proposal tor study and he was professionally qualified. He should be what now if someone wants to report a ufos the air Force said it had no specific recommendation but the viewer could pass on his information to a scientist Check signals with the local air base or Call the police department. Today s chuckle posted on the office bulletin Board a this years Christmas party has been cancelled due to last year s Christmas Tokyo apr Cleveland industrialist Cyrus Eaton said today the United states should not believe that North Vietnam is a Defeated or discouraged or that it no longer has the capacity to fight. After a week in Hanoi the 86-year-old millionaire reported that the North vietnamese a would be delighted to end the War but they Are prepared to fight on no matter what time is involved and they Are sure of the massive support of a the communist countries in the Eaton sponsor of the pug Wash conference which period go deaths hit nearly 40,000 Saigon a it a american Battlefield deaths in nine years of the Vietnam War will total More it Thon 40,000 by Jan. 1 if the current rate continues. The . Command announced today that 85 americans were killed in action last week 15 less than the previous week. This raised the number of . Battlefield dead so nce Jan. 1, 1961 to 39.827. For the past six weeks the total of . Combat deed hos averaged about 100, and there is no expectation that this will decrease substantially any time rally brings communist and Western leaders together for discussions said Premier Pham Van Dong and other leaders with whom he spoke appeared convinced that the United states intends to continue the War. Either indirectly or through air and naval support for the Saigon government. The Hanoi chiefs a have made plans for a couple years More of War a he said. Eaton said that a the United states must take a More realistic View of the situation. It has got to offer terms to end this War. It cannot offer other armies to take its Eaton said that among the Hanoi leaders the a feeling of nationalism far surpasses their attachment to communism. They done to want to be dominated by Ruvoio Chino or the United states Frery fighting instinct has been aroused by foreign soldiers on their Lansing a legislative leaders in both houses planned a Summit conference with gov. William g. Milliken this afternoon on the Fate of further education Reform in 1969. The development came As speaker William a. Ryan told colleagues on the House floor today that they should adjourn the 1969 session immediately unless they reach a bipartisan agreement to work seriously on education Reform Bills. Ryan asked for party caucuses on the Issue As the chamber recessed until mid afternoon. Adjournment would leave the 1970 a billion plus school Aid budget unsettled along with the $2s-million Prochia id Issue and a proposed 16 per cent increase in the state income tax. Senate Marka time but while the Senate marked time waiting for possible House developments lower chamber legislators a republicans As much or More than democrats a appeared to show a developing desire to postpone further action until january. Two relatively minor tax Bills were approved but a third failed. All were sponsored in the Senate by taxation committee chairman Harry Demaso r Battle Creek and involve eliminating use and sales tax exemptions. Diesel Bill beaten Demasco a plan to raise $1.7 million by subjecting diesel fuel to the four per cent sales and use taxes was passed along with a Bill to strike several agricultural and Industrial exemptions from the use tax but the major Bill in Demasco a four part package eliminating sales tax exemptions failed. Some $45 million in Revenue is at stake. Rejection of those Bills while evidence of a legislative reluctance to raise taxes also reflected a gop strategy and caucus position that the school Aid Bill not be acted on until substantial Revenue has been assured. None of the Bills however comes close to funding the total school Aid Bill As it now faces the House. Enthusiasm for action before Christmas or new years seemed to Wane As caucuses and debate ate up the 14-hour session Day. Hart Griffin on Side of majority on school Bill Washington apr body of Michigan a . Senators Democrat it Iilda Hart and Republican Robert Griffin were with the majority wednesday As the Senate voted 53-27 to modify an appropriations Bill amendment curbing the governments school desegregation Powers. The Senate voted to add the words a except As required by the constitutions to on amendment prohibiting the use of Federal funds to subsidise integration through busing. The . Command also reported 836 americans wounded in action last week a sizeable incr see Over the 582 wounded the week before. A total of 261,956 americans have now been wounded in the War. South vietnamese Headquarters said 421 government troops were killed in action lest week. 10 More than the week before and 1.436 government troops were wounded. A spokesman a sad South vietnamese casualties since Jan. 1, 1960, totals 97.541 killed and 216,128 wounded. The . And South vietnamese commands claimed 2,396 North vietnamese and Viet Oong kitted Lair week a sight drop from the previous week s revised toll of 2,450 the . Casualty summary said Allied forces now have Lull at least 582,378 enemy troops since Jan. 1, 1961. Hippie Leader wants to play attorney role los Angeles it a it a Charles m. Manson facing trial on murder conspiracy charges in seven slayings wants to act As his own attorney. The 35-year-old cult Leader made the Surprise request wednesday to Superior court judge Wlliam b. Keene who said he would consider it. Manson. Bearded and longhaired approached the Bench with pad and Pencil in hand and said Quot your Honor i am competent to stand and talk to you. I have the awareness to understand the charges against me and i have some knowledge of the the soft spoken defendant declared a there is no Way i can give up my own voice in this matter. If there is no Way i can speak freely it ties my hands and i might As Well not have a reduction due in tax benefits Washington a it a provisions Worth about $6.5 billion in either increased benefits or tax cuts appear certain to be missing from the tax Reform Bill that finally emerges from s House Senate conference committee. The 14-member committee has finished most of its work on the measures Reform provisions and Hopes to Complete action on the rest of the Bill by tonight. In an Effort to Compromise the differences Between the House and Senate versions and head off a threatened presidential veto the conferees apparently Are set to delete at least nine provisions from the Senate Bill while compromising other additions passed by that chamber. However the apparently doomed provisions do not include the proposal to increase the personal income tax exemption from $600 to $800. Although opposed by the Nixon administration. This is expected to remain in the Bill probably in reduced and postponed terms in View of Strong support in the House. Some other provisions enjoy considerable support but apparently Are condemned because of their Cost. Even some of their supporters have acknowledged privately they did not expect to see them enacted. They count the favourable Senate votes however. As a gain that could help Advance the proposals in future years. Parochial id object of state court suit Lansing apr a group opposed to state Aid for no pub lie schools filed suit in Ingham county circuit court today charging eight state school districts with illegally using state Money for parochial id. The suit was filed by Michigan citizens to Advance Public education Cape. The eight districts charged were Center line women Fitzgerald. Is Nero consolidated Pinconning Bay City Harbor Beach. Saginaw township and Lansing. Harnett Phillips Cape chairman said Lansing woo charged Only with furnishing Otu Rillias services to the schools Caps to made up of Home dozen organizations opposed to stats Aid to nonpublic schools led by the Michigan Ong ssi of Parsutt and teachers. The group said Quot the Lem Tous egyptians Cross Suez in attack on enemy posts by the am Sui press an egyptian infantry unit crossed the Northern Suez canal before Dawn today attacked israeli positions and destroyed one tank and two armoured cars the egyptian military command claimed. Israel denied the loss of the tank and armoured cars but admitted that about 30 raiders in two groups crossed the canal during the night. It said egyptian fire killed an israeli male nurse As he tended a wounded Soldier and a several Quot egyptians were casualties. The egyptian announcement broadcast by Cairo radio said there were three egyptian casualties. Russians make noted gains in Middle East beliefs traditions and practices prevailing in each of the re us Toudy affiliated schools involved Are alien to the beliefs and religious convictions of the they asked theft the stats to permanently enjoined from making any state Aid payment to any school District providing auxiliary services for nonpublic school children at religiously affiliated or other non Dyblie schools. Tile group further asked tor o show cause order Why a preliminary injunction should not be granted. In addition to the school districts named the suit was directed against stats treasurer Allison Green and John forts acting state superintend of Puhac Inar Rudston. Kenneth Laing jr., attorney for the group sad. A this Hoe nothing to do with what is going on in the a it has to do with a Tot is be tag dons now in the school Laing said he suit fes directed against districts in which Public school ass chars Are sent in to teach in private or religious schools. Tab ii. Mow Coisman Bottom tit Wpm eng g group of u. S. Siergy a Layman gym a Ohotin Vietnam handed Over a chock Lor 1800 to a group from canid Ivea Eltag Amer Ion draft dodgers. The two groups met in the min lib of my it do Arieti Oon Noctor Tonoda with the United states at by William l. Ivan a special correspondent soviet policy is making important gains m the huge strata Gie area loosely described As the Middle eat. That is shaping up As the main cockpit of East West political conflict m the 197ms. In showing its concern for the area s complaints the cautious but effective soviet program utilizes economic in Lacity Aid Trade and propaganda. Suspicions of saved the russians fan suspicions of the United states but seem to want to avoid and Chance of in evoking hot War or s showdown the degree of peace they want in the Middle East May be subject to doubt a stable peace could remove much of the res son for arse cooperation with the communist bloc. A not War not peace policy for the area would tie in with soviet efforts toward lessening tensions in Europe and with Kremlin advocacy of collective Security in Asia the russians probably can live in Europe and Asia with something like the status quo while they conce Trais an a target which offers promies. This target is a volatile Triangle stretching across the Northern tier of Africa and East to Iran Southwest from there to Sudan and Northwest from there to Algeria. The area is Home for about 140 million people Many living m backward areas under unstable Rule. At the Core of the Triangle is an apparently insoluble conflict which pits arabs and their sup of . Intentions everywhere. Thus the soviet . Ech. No the leaders pictures Washington proposals for a Middle East solutions which hardly made Israel Happy As an attempt to drive a wedge Between Arab states a the Morocco Summit conference opening Friday and. K a to prevent their sex Darity and i House of s 4ll1c in Jav of action a the implication is that 10 Black students ousted by school Whitewater wis. It a it ten Black students at Whitewater 8tate University were suspended wednesday following a two Day hearing into Campus disorders monday in and Early tuesday. Four other Blacks will receive statements of charges and Are to appear at a hearing Jan. 5, Whitewater president William l. Carter said. Two students who were inter viewed were exonerated of any wrongdoing in the dash Between students in a fraternity House. Negro intruders fought with fraternity members after a similar clash Between White and Mack students St a gymnasium. A it is the finding of the president that for events of dec. 18, 198b. St the Phi Chi Epsilon House your continued presence on this Campus presents a Clear Ana present danger to the University Community and to yourself a Carters statement to the students said. The 10 who were suspended will also receive statements of charges. The hearings Jsn. S will determine whether the sus tensions will become permanent officials said. Porters against Israel and Angton is trying to Appeal tends to cast the United states As the chef foe of pot Virlar aspirations. American Stock goes Down steadily a lands where the United states has enormous economic and strategic interests. Longtime amm Ioas russian ambitions in the area St least a Century old. Had led to establishment of Moscow Power in the Mediterranean with Access to the persian Gulf and Indian Ocean. Another aim now is to forge a ring of states dependent upon Moscow. The russians do not need Middle East Oil but undoubtedly week some authority Over the flow of that Oil to Europe. The current thrust of soviet propaganda which Soma to be hiring Tarmu la to now my amp my Ivi-1 sons ble Only to weaken the resolve of Arab leaders to stand firmly behind the minimum demands of Gamal Abdel a amp serbs Egypt and its syrian ally arabs barked the russians profess to stand four Square behind Arab demands for israeli withdrawal from occupied Arab territory As a minimum demand for a settlement. But the Moscow watchword if caution. Meanwhile Moscow has made joints by replacing for Nasser All the Bullion dollars Worth of soviet arms destroyed in the 1967 War through it is generally to Kheved to have avoided increasing the amounts. Egypt swarms with soviet Advt Oera. Expanded economic and military Aid along with a lesser flood of adv said has gone to Syria and Iraq safety measure Washington it a it a caught in a crossfire at threats the House has decided that the Chance of a nationwide Coal Nuie shutdown outweighed the i possibility of a presidential veto by approving s stiff new Coal mine safely Bill. I passage came on a 333-12 vote wednesday night after the House turned Down a move to strip from the Bill a new program of payments to miners disabled by lung disease. Rep. John Erl Enbom r-iu., saying he was authorized to speak for the administration asserted president Nixon might veto the Bill if it included the new compensation program. But members hem Cool Mil tog districts said Rwy Sotl mine in the nation would be shut Christmas if the my a go thi me a

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