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WEATHER Forecast for Tucion: High cloudiness, hot. Temperatures Yesterday: HIGH 93 LOW 60 Year Ago: HIGH 95 LOW 59 U. S. WEATHER BUREAU Star FINAL An Independent NEWSpaper Printing The News Impartially TUCSON, ARIZONA, FRIDAY MORNING, MAY 19, 1967 TEN CENTS VOL 126 NO. 138 Entered as aacontf elan malttr Potl Offlca. Tuctsn. Arizona 632-5855 632-5855 632-5855 SIXTY PAGES Gives In To Egyptian Demands 'New Math' Hikes Value Of Pima $2 Billion Figure Given For County By LESTER N. INSKEEP Star Staff Correspondent PHOENIX Pima County, second largest in the state accounts accounts for slightly more than one-fourth one-fourth one-fourth ofArizona's total net taxable valuation of $11,798,056, 530, the House Ways and Means Committee revealed Thursday. Maricopa County comprises approximately approximately one-half one-half one-half of the to tal. Deducting $70,278,927 in tax exempt property. Pima's val uation has been determined by the Division of Appraisal and Assessment Standards at $2,' 616,112,632. This compares with a present assessed valuation of only $442,211,233. The newest valuations are on the basis of what the division considers to be actual cash value value but are to be broken down by the legislature at a special special session in September i n o various classifications. Each presumably will be assessed assessed at different percentages of actual value, as has been done unofficially in the past. Although an attempt was made to conceal the state total until Thursday's massive press briefing in the House chamber, the non-exempt non-exempt non-exempt total is only slightly less than the $11.7 billion billion projection made in Thursday Thursday morning's Star. It is believed that the state total will reach approximately $12 billon when all of the unsecured unsecured personal property valuations valuations are added. Chairman William A. (Tony) Buehl, R-Pima, R-Pima, R-Pima, of the House Ways and Means Committee, and Dr. Leonard Goodall, chief analyst, warned that no one can say what will happen to in-dividul in-dividul in-dividul tax bills until the new percentages are set and until the equalization of values between between the 14 counties is effected. effected. Goodall, incidentally, said the state total including the ex emptions is $11,913,696,950. The difference between this and the net total of $11,798,056,530 would indicate the value of all exempted exempted property in the state to tals $195,640,420. This does not include the value of publicly owned buildings and lands. It does include exempted church property, whether used lor wor ship or not. The new figures brought forth some interesting comparisons, (Continued on Page 7A, Col. 1) OC-rn OC-rn OC-rn vp-x vp-x vp-x i "in ii ttl 1 l -Miii,w. -Miii,w. Tall m.mmmm M J Mo IF (Surg IPouM Arabs, Israelis Ready For War Soldiers Drive Students Away NOGALES, Sonora (Special) Federal soldiers Thursday night ordered protesting stu dents to leave their encampment at the 15th of July Plaza. The youths accepted the command quietly and moved to the sec ondary school at the southern part of town. The students, who have been entrenched in the plaza for weeks, said they obeyed out of "respect for authority of federal troops." A student leader said the group has no plans for demon strations because of a new order that government permisson must first be obtained for any gathering. Federal Task Force An armed three-man three-man three-man squad watches for signs of violence at a Nogales intersection yesterday. yesterday. The soldiers are part of a 75-man 75-man 75-man force assigned to the Nogales area to guard against violent outbreaks by the student movement against Sonora Gov. Luis Encinas Johnson. (Jack Shaeffer Photo) Tension, Aumietiy 1&d$ Bun Morales ByEDGALLARDO Star Staff Correspondent NOGALES, Sonora Free doms associated with democracy democracy are not dead here, but a sul- sul- en air of nervous expectancy has clouded lives in this once-gay once-gay once-gay border town. Government .reaction to a po litical revolution spawned earlier earlier this year in Hermosillo reached here Thursday. Promi nent citizens , were arrested summarily, spirited away and are held incommunicado. Who's next? You feel the tension as you move about this city. You sense it as you talk with people. Fear is intermingled with furtive anxiety. People will talk with you, but rarely do they consent to be quoted. Only those who are neutral or in sympathy with the present government boldly speak out. Recent actions by Gov. Luis Encinas Johnson, backed by federal troops, in Sonora have begun to strip the student oppo sition movement of its lead ership. Things became dangerously edgy here Wednesday morning when three Nogales residents, state prison in Hermosillo. But about 500 opposition members set up a roadblock at Magda len? and the prisoners were jailed there for a few hours. About one a.m. yesterday, po licemen spirited them out of Magdalena to the state prison. The three political prisoners Hector Monroy, Rodolfo Siordia and Jose Montoya have been held incommunicado since their arrest. Early Wednesday evening, a delegation from the student movement presented an ultima tum to Gov. Encinas that alleged leaders of the student movement to oust Encinas were arrested outside their homes. They were to be driven to the Sign Of The Times A campaign sign urging support of the controlling party candidate Faustino Felix Serna is defaced and edited to bolster up his opposition. opposition. This is one of many such mitilated political political signs in Nogales. (Jack Sheaffer Photo) promised a "blood bath" in the state of Sonora if the prisoners weren't released by 10 a.m. Thursday. Neither occurred. The prison ers were still in custody late yesterday and things were quieter quieter than they had been in the last week. The quiet may have been due somewhat to, the presence of federal troops in most of the towns and cities. In Nogales, three sections of army troops (75 men) were (Continued on Page 7A, Col. 2) Colorado Group Pushes Reagan For President DENVER (AP) - A month old Colorado Reagan - for President organization Thursday Thursday announced plans to capture capture the state's delegation to the 1968 Republican National Convention. It seeks to secure the Presidential nomination for California Gov. Ronald Reagan, Reagan, described by one speaker speaker as "the most potentially electable candidate in America America today." The plan calls for each member to sell five $1 memberships memberships to neighbors who in-turn in-turn in-turn would sell five memberships memberships to neighbors in a move to control precinct caucuses, thereby picking delegates to county conventions. Through control of county conventions, the organization intends to control congressional district and state conventions where national convention delegates are picked. The organization already contains more than 500 members, members, five times the goal set 1 t : ' :-' :-' :-' .-vac- .-vac- .-vac- aT i Hermosillo Shakeup Revealed 3 Officials Ousted; Big Arrest Looms By JESUS BARKER Star Staff Correspondent HERMOSILLO - An already tense city took the news of a shakeup in the Sonora state government Wednesday with mixed emotions as a new lieu tenant governor, attorney gen eral and warden at the state prison were named. Cesar Tapia Tuijada, a law yer, was officially announced as resigning his post of lieuten ant governor, but authoritative sources say he was fired for being "too close to the student leaders at the University of So nora. He was replaced by the pre sent attorney general Rene Ramirez Guevara. Students complain that Ramirez Guev ara has -not -not satisfied their de mands for an investigation sur rounding the violence that has plagued this city for almost two months. The new attorney general is Ramon De Leon Garcia, a for mer assistant attorney general. Meanwhile, Army Captain Francisco Cifuentes has been named warden at the state prison, replacing a civilian lawyer, lawyer, Ramon Miranda Romero. The changes take on a spe cial significance on the heels of reports of mass arrests throughout the state. There are reports, denied by government sources, that .- .- warrants have been issued for the arrest of 128 students at the University of Sonora. The students, led by Hilario Valenzuela, a 22-year-old 22-year-old 22-year-old 22-year-old 22-year-old agricultural agricultural engineering student, marched off the university campus Wednesday evening, when federal paratroopers took over control of the university. Military officials announced Thursday the campus had been returned to Dr. Moises Can-nales, Can-nales, Can-nales, president of the univer sity, but as of Thursday evening, evening, paratroopers were still on the grounds. The political situation contin ues to deteriorate here and the (Continued on 7A, Col. 1) RONALD REAGAN for mid-May mid-May mid-May wh n the group was formed last month. Gov. John A. Love, who has been mentioned locally as a possible favorite son candi date for the Republican presi- presi- oentiai nomination tor vice presidential nomination, is in Vietnam. .1 ; " - . - iT -- -- - -1 -1 - r" -rK -rK 1. MaaaaBHBMMHHHHaVaV -A -A k - A5 ifew :-.,Va :-.,Va :-.,Va W.,i,.-afc.:i-y(Sv W.,i,.-afc.:i-y(Sv W.,i,.-afc.:i-y(Sv W.,i,.-afc.:i-y(Sv W.,i,.-afc.:i-y(Sv . Frontier Patrol Israeli troops in an army command car patrol the Gaia Strip on frontier track parallel to one normally patrolled by the U.N. Emergency Force. U Thant has given in to an Egyptian demand that the U.N. force be withdrawn. (AP Wirephoto) Rescuers Cut Off Reds Overwhelm Yank Platoon SAIGON (AP) U.S. infantrymen battled through the night in South Vietnam's central highlands trying to reach a platoon that may have been overwhelmed after it was cut off Thursday and in despiration called down artillery fire on its own position. The platoon had been infiltrated by North Vietnamese troops. Several companies of the U.S. By MILTON BESSER UNITED NATIONS, N. Y. (AP) - U.N. Secretary-General Secretary-General Secretary-General U Thant has given in to an Egyptian demand for withdrawal of the U.N. Emergency Force from Egypt and the EgypUan-adminis-tered EgypUan-adminis-tered EgypUan-adminis-tered EgypUan-adminis-tered EgypUan-adminis-tered Gaza Strip, diplomatic sources said Thursday night. The development could lead to violent debate in the UJJ. uenerai Assembly triday oni the future of the 3,400-man 3,400-man 3,400-man force that has helped keep peace between Israel and the Arabs for more than a decade. The Cairo government demanded demanded withdrawal of the UNEF as Egyptian troops continued a buildup in the Sinai Desert in support of Syria in a sharpening sharpening confrontation with Israel. A rash of border incidents between between the Israelis and Syrians preceded the current invasion jitters. In a dramatic statement at Ottawa, Canada's foreign Secretary Secretary Paul Martin said the UNEF "is no longer in being." but he repeated Ca nada s view that it could be disbanded only by authority of the U.N. Security Council or General Assembly. Canada has men in the force. As Martin spoke, enlistment offices were being opened throughout Egypt and President Gamal Abdei Nasser's troops and armor was swarming into the Sinai Desert in challenge to a claimed Israeli Israeli threat against Syria. 4th Infantry Division, cutting through the dense jungle to re lieve met heavy resistance Thursday night. Reinforcing units also were heavily engaged early Friday, a U.S. spokesman in Saigon said. The action, 35 miles southwest southwest of Pleiku and just east of the Cambodian border, was the first flare-up flare-up flare-up in that area in about three weeks. No word has been heard of the missing platoon since shortly shortly before midnight Thursday. One of the last reports from the encircled infantrymen was a call to bring artillery in on their own position. Then the platoon's radio went silent. It was not known whether any survived. The platoon was the lead unit of a multicompany force screening the border to diock Communist infiltration, U.S. officers officers said. A military spokesman estimated estimated the platoon had bumped Space Center, resigned Thurs-! Thurs-! Thurs-! into a Nortn Vietnamese battal-day battal-day battal-day for "personal reasons." !ion 0f about 600 men. It was NASA spokesmen said the : pinned jdown by heavy fire and resignation, which becomes ef-; ef-; ef-; raoioea ior neip. fective May 31, was not con- con- j nected with the Apollo 1 fire, Key Man Quits Job With Apollo CAPE KENNEDY, Fla. (AP) Maj. Gen. John G. Shinkle, Apollo program manager for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Kennedy but declined to give further de-! de-! de-! Banner Will bell N.M. Property tails. No one was named immediately immediately to fill the post, one of two top management slots in the Apollo program office here. The Apollo manager is responsible responsible for over-all over-all over-all planning of the Kennedy Space Center's efforts in America's man-to-the-moon man-to-the-moon man-to-the-moon man-to-the-moon man-to-the-moon man-to-the-moon man-to-the-moon program. Shinkle joined the Kennedy Space Center in 1965 and was named Apollo manager last July. He retired from the Army in 1963 with the rank of major general after 30 years service. NEW YORK (AP) - Federal Resources Corp. which has its headquarters in Salt Lake City, Utah, said Thursday it plans to purchase a copper mining and milling property near Lords - burg. N.M., from Banner Mining Mining Co. Purchase price will be $700,-000, $700,-000, $700,-000, said Nels W. Stalheim, Federal Federal president. He said his firm plans to invest another $700,000 in develop ing the property. The other platoons tried to link up but were unable to do so because of severe enemy fire and matted jungle under growth. There was no new outburst of fighting reported near the demilitarized zone where U.S, Marines and North Vietnamese have been battling each other with rifles, mortars, rockets and artillery for the past month. Meanwhile in Washington, un der senatorial pressure, John son administration officials are debating whether to make a new bid for United Nations intervention intervention in seeking peace in Vietnam. Senate Majority Leader Mike Mansfield of Montana said in a speech tti's week that the time has come to put the war and peace prob'ems formally before the Security Council. He indi cated that President Johnson was tavorably disposed toward his proposition. Administration officials said privately Thursday that action is under consideration but that so far no one has succeeded in figuring out a plan which would be any more than a new peace gesture. In a Washington news confer-cice, confer-cice, confer-cice, President Johnson ap-penled ap-penled ap-penled Thursday for understanding understanding by his fellow co-intry-mer co-intry-mer co-intry-mer co-intry-mer co-intry-mer and "our friends around 'he world" of U.S. policy in Vietnam. Israel also took steps to meet increasing dangers to its southern southern border facing Sinai. In Cairo, a spokesman for the Arab Socialist party said 500,-000 500,-000 500,-000 volunteers are expected to enlist when university exams are over next week. A state of emergency was declared in hospitals, with doctors and nurses on round-the round-the round-the clock shifts. In Tel Aviv, an Israeli source claimed that Egypt has moved a "huge force" into the Sinai Peninsula. He said Israel was in almost hourly contact with the great powers over the situation. situation. The source said Egypt's demand for withdrawal of the Ufi force, created after the Suez conflict of 1956, should be referred to the U.N. General Assembly. In Damascus, Syrian Foreign Minister Ibrahim Makhos, after Cairo talks with Egyptian lead ers, said Egypt and Syria have been tunned into an arsenal. If Israel attacks, he said, "we shall turn Arab land into a graveyard of Israelis." Israel announced it had ex pressed regrets to Indian Maj. Gen. Indar Jit Rikhye, com mander of the U.N. force, for any "unpleasantness" caused by a warning burst fired by an Israe'' fighter on a U.N. plane tn which the general was fly ing. Raids by both Israel and Syria across the border and Israel's Israel's threat of reprisal for Syrian Syrian sabotage in frontier areas touched off the current c's. Ford Prices Will Rise Next Year (C) 1M7, Ntw York T!mw Newt Sarvka DETROIT Henry Ford II warned that "substantial price increases" on new cars will be coming next fall, and blamed new safety and anti-smog anti-smog anti-smog equipment. The Ford Motor Co. chairman chairman told stockholders at the company's annual meeting here Thursday that research, development and manufacturing manufacturing costs to reduce emissions emissions and Improve safety are adding up very rapidly. "We shall have to look to substantial substantial price increases next fall to cover the added costs," he said. Last fall Ford increased new 1967 car prices more than $100 per car. General Motors Corporation then boosted tags $56 a car, forcing forcing Ford to back down on part of its Increase. Ford executives also complained complained about problems with the government on auto safe ty standards set by the new National Traffic Safety Bureau Bureau and indicated that Ford would make a strong stand against what they termed "unreasonably high" union demands in new contract bargaining bargaining later this year. now. But they spark could set confrontation. conceded a off a major The crisis has brought Egypt, Syria, Jordan and Iraq to a state of military preparedness greater than at any time since the ' war in the desert. Syria announced tens of thousands thousands of student militiamen were pi- pi- "d 'n a state of alert. They would support the regular army in case of hostilities with Israel Stockholders OK Airlines Merger SEATTLE (AP) Pacific Northern Airlines stockholders voted approval Thursday of the proposed merger of PNA and Western Airlines of Los Angeles. Angeles. A PNA spokesman said 911,-205 911,-205 911,-205 shares, or 73.76 per cent of the outstanding common stock. Though the crisis has reached ' was voted for the merger and an explosive stape, most quar-! quar-! quar-! 12,353 shares against. The vote ters, even in Cairo, doubted i was taken at the company's an-Egyp an-Egyp an-Egyp wants war with Israel ! nual meeting here. He told a news conference that "we are going through a nate a Republican, 3B test of patience and under-standing," under-standing," under-standing," adding that he hoped people at home and abroad would realize what this country wis doirg and why. Today's News Index Republicans stand a good chance in 1968 ii they don't nomi- nomi- Goddard'i promotion to brigadier general delayed pending more hearings, IB "We believe that it is in the California grocer may inherit British title, 11B Most states' ethical codes for legislators are too weak, 8A And then he wrote "Margie .... and the mike went dead, It I interest of freedom ever)-, ever)-, ever)-, where," he said. Bridge 5B Financial KB Pub. Rec. 7D But he told newsmen tfcatiComics g-9C g-9C g-9C Horoscope IA Radio-TV Radio-TV Radio-TV JC "there will be headaches, some Crossword 8B Mostly Hers . .14C Sports WD frustrations and certain dissent j Editoriai 11D Movlej ub Weather 23 during this 06004

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