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WEATHER Forecast for Tucson: Fair, continued warm. Temperatures Yesterday: HIGH 87 LOW 54 Year Ago: HIGH 82 LOW 46 U.S. Weather Bureau VOL 126 NO. 317 Site FINAL TEN CENTS THIRTY PAGES An Independent NEWSpaper Printing The News Impartially TUCSON, ARIZONA, TUESDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 14, 1967 Enterert a eeonj class matter Poit 0'fp Tucson. Arizona 622-5855 622-5855 622-5855 Corbett's Vote Lead Increased Council Canvasses Election Returns By BARBARA SEARS Democrat James Corbett's lead over Republican James Southard in Tuesday's close mayoral race widened to 346 votes yesterday when envelopes containing the official returns of the election were opened and canvassed by the city council. Yanks Fire Howitzers At Point-Blank Point-Blank Point-Blank Range Moirfih v 1 2 v;m i i 'V $ i C & v City Attorney Gordon Kipp told Mayor Lew Davis he believed believed the official results for Precinct 70, which showed no votes cast for Southard, should be substituted for the unoffi-c unoffi-c unoffi-c i a 1 s returns, which gave Southard 69 votes, despite the fact that another document in the official returns envelope showed a total machine count for Southard of 69. Election results certified by the council in this and three other races in which the official figures differed from the unofficial unofficial were taken from the official official tallies which several court house observers said they believed should still be sealed and locked up for use in the automatic recount required by the eight-vote eight-vote eight-vote spread in the Kennedy-Harlow Kennedy-Harlow Kennedy-Harlow Ward 2 City Council race and the recount Southard has already said he will request. Kipps said he is convinced that long city custom under which official tallies have been opened and canvassed in all recent recent elections except the Sept. 11. 1967, primary follows a correct correct interpretation of Arizona election law. The law, Arizona reads: title 16-690 16-690 16-690 of the Revised Statutes, "A. Upon receipt of the packages packages and envelopes containing the returns and the voted ballots, ballots, the clerk of the board of supervisors shall deposit the package or envelope containing ballots in the safe of the county treasurer, who. shall keep it unopened and unaltered for six months, at which time he shall burn it without opening or examining examining the contents. "B. If a recount is ordered or a contest begun within six months, the county treasurer may be ordered by the court to deliver to it the packages or envelopes containing the ballots, ballots, and thereupon they shall be in the custody and control of the court. "C. The clerk of the board of supervisors shall produce the other packages or envelopes before before the board of supervisors when it is in session for the purpose of canvassing the returns." returns." Arizona Revised Statutes 9-821 9-821 9-821 provides that city and town election follow county procedures "as nearly as possible." possible." "We were particularly anxious anxious to be careful in this very close election," Kipps said, "That is why we went through the time-consuming time-consuming time-consuming process of checking the official tallies for every precinct in the presence of the mayor and council. I do not believe there is any other (Continued on 8A, col. 9) Four Sailors 'Desert' In Protest Of War er 1W7 New York Times News Service TOKYO A Japanese pacifist pacifist organization distributed statements Monday over the names of four young United States Navy enlisted men, saying they had become "deserters" "deserters" from the U.S. carrier carrier Interepid as a protest against the war in Vietnam. The organization, called the Japan Peace for Vietnam Committee, showed sound motion pictures of the four reading their statements and being interviewed by an officer officer of the pacifist group. The four were identified as Airman John Michael Barilla, 20, Catonsvlile, Md.; Airman Richard D. Bailey, 19, Jack Happy To Sgt. Daniel Pitzer, left, of Spring Lake, N.C., and Sgt. James Jackson of Talcott, W. Va., stand in front of microphones at New York's Kennedy Airport Monday night after leaving leaving the plane that brought them on the last leg of freedom from a Viet Cong prisoner of war camp. They were two of three U.S. Army enlisted men released by the Viet Cong last week in Cambodia. (AP Wirephoto) Freed (jla WASHINGTON (AP) - Three U.S. Army sergeants, prisoners in Vietnam for long months, ar-ried ar-ried ar-ried in Washington Monday night, one remaining for urgent medical attention while the others others continued on to Ft. Bragg, N.C. M. Sgt. Edward R. Johnson of Seaside, Calif., was carried from the plane on a stretcher and taken immediately to Walter Walter Reed Army Hospital. He had been suffering from dysentry and malnutrition. The other two, S. Sgt. James E. Jackson of Talcott, W. Va., and M. Sgt. Daniel Lee Pitzer of Spring Lake, N.C, disembarked disembarked briefly before the plane left for Ft. Bragg. There, they were to get medical checkups checkups and be reunited with their families. The sergeants, two of them in Viet Cong hands more than two years and the other Pitzer a prisoner since Oct. 1963, arrived arrived on their native soil in New York less than two hours Russian Leader Confirms Aid MOSCOW (AP) - A Soviet leader said Monday North Vietnam Vietnam receives 80 to 85 per cent of all its military and economic aid from the Soviet Union, informed informed sources reported. The sources said the statement statement was made by Mikhail A. Suslov, a member of the Communist Communist party's ruling 11-man 11-man 11-man Politburo, in a meeting with Korchi Yamamoto, general secretary secretary of the Japanese Socialist party. sonville, Fla.; Airman Apprentice Apprentice Michael Anthony Lindner, Lindner, 19, Mount Pocono, Pa., and Airman Apprentice Craig William Anderson, 20. San Jose, Calif. The 42,000-ton 42,000-ton 42,000-ton carrier bad called at the U.S. Navy Base at Yokosuka, 23 miles south of Tokyo, oo a rest-and-recre-ation rest-and-recre-ation rest-and-recre-ation rest-and-recre-ation rest-and-recre-ation rest-and-recre-ation rest-and-recre-ation visit from Vietnamese waters. She left Oct. 24. The "joint statement" handed out over the names of the four said that they would "seek political asylum in Japan, Japan, or any country not engaged engaged in the war." "Our decision to publicise Be Back VC P lo Be earlier and left on a military plane for Washington almost immediately. At Kennedy airport in New York, Jackson said, "It's been a long trip but I'm glad .to be home." Pitzer, wearing only a thin raincoat over cotton dungarees in the northeast chill, also said he was glad to be home and added, "I'm looking forward to seeing my family." Johnson's wife, Marianna, a petite, blonde mother of two daughters, was to meet her husband at the Walter Reed hospital in Washington. She was due to fly from Fort Ord, Calif., for the reunion. Relatives Relatives of Pitzer and Jackson were to be at Fort Bragg. At Kennedy airport for the arrival of the seargeants was Dr. Benjamin Spock, pediatrician pediatrician and pacifist, one of those said to have effected the release release of the three men. He told newsmen: "We came out here because their message might be stifled. We want to make sure their message is carried out to the people." However, Spock and the other antiwar adherents accompanying accompanying him had no opportunity to speak to the servicemen, and the sergeant said little to newsmen newsmen beyond expressing relief at being home. Released in Cambodia Saturday, Saturday, the men arrived in Beirut aboard a Czechoslovak airliner Sunday and were promptly whisked off with U.S. officials. Thomas Hayden, a peace committee memDer wno our action in deserting from the military has been made in the hope that other Americans, Americans, particularly those in military, the people of Japan and of all countries can be spurred into action to work towards stopping this war," the joint statement said. A fifth anti-Vietnam anti-Vietnam anti-Vietnam statement statement was issued over the name of Ernest P. Young, described described as a representative of "the American Peace Movement" Movement" and a former secretary secretary in the American emgassy here. A spokesman said that Young had returned to the U.S. after talking to the four deserters. risoners H ome brought them out of Cambodia, refused to disclose details of the transfer or his role in it. Hayden is a Newark, N.J., writer who is opposed to U.S. involvement in Vietnam. He has said he is a member of an American peace committee whose membership includes Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., singer Joan Baez and Dr. Benjamin Spock, author of the widely used book on child care. At Newcastle University in England, King said 11 civil rights workers, including himself, himself, Spock and Miss Baez, had cabled the North Vietnamese government asking for the men's release on humanitarian grounds. Ohio 'Guard' Quells Riot On Campus W1LBERFORCE, Ohio (AP) National Guard troops carrying carrying rifles with fixed bayonets marched on Centra State Uni- Uni- vesity Monday night to put j down a riot touched off by the i dismissal of a student. Searchlights flashed over three campus dormitories at the school late Monday night after the Guardsmen, assisted bv up to 100 highway patrolmen I and sheriffs deputies, herded the students back inside. Up to 70 arrests were made. Brig. Gen. Robert Canterbu- Canterbu- jry assjstant adiutant general j for Army m 0hio. ordered in I about 250 of 500 Guardsmen I who had been placed on standby I alert at nearbv Xenia. The troops came in after ; Greene County Sheriff Russell j Bradley read the state's riot act to the dissident students Under the riot act. crowds can . be ordered to disperse or fare prosecution if they become un-rulv. un-rulv. un-rulv. i Earlier. Bradley and Can- Can- j terbury were sitting in a sher-; sher-; sher-; iff's cruiser when a rock flew j through an open window, miss- miss- j ing the general by inches. j Later, as Bradlev read the riot act, a brick crashed through j a window of the cruiser. Several patrolmen and deputies deputies were slightly injured by flying glass, stones and bottles. Ohio Highway Patrol Capt. Dwight Carey said the troops had been committed to the campus and by late Monday night it was "reasonably secure." secure." 'Abolish Federal Deduction Tax Brief By AL BRAOSHAW Star Staff Correspondent PHOENIX Figures unveiled Monday show an additional $23,525,928 could be added to state revenue if the Arizona Legislature Legislature repeals the federaltaxdeduction. Currently, Arizonans deduct their federal tax payment before before computing state income tax returns, but lawmakers are considering abolishing the fed eral deduction. Monday's information on the subject came during a three-hour three-hour three-hour briefing by tax experts to the House of Representatives. Nine legislators were absent j from the tax reform skull ses- ses- sion, and one-third one-third one-third of them rep- rep- resent Pima County. Under the present taxing system, system, corporations pay income taxes totaling $13,023,779. If the federal deductions were eliminated, eliminated, those same firms would pay $23,988,794 to the state, an increase of $10,965,015, explained explained Dr. Richard C. Yates, an economist for the department department of property valuations. The increased cost to the corporate corporate taxpayers would be $5-837,954, $5-837,954, $5-837,954, but the corresponding decrease in federal taxes would amount to $5,127,061, according to a table presented by Yates. House majority leader Rep. Burton Barr, R-Maricopa, R-Maricopa, R-Maricopa, pointed out the increase in taxes due from copper mines would be $10,441,385, while the decrease in mining's federal taxes would be $5,011,865. Barr said he favors eliminating eliminating the federal deduction because because it would bring more money money to the state, help the "little man,-' man,-' man,-' and because the large firms paying more taxes to the state would recover much of the state increase from the fed eral government. Industry representatives ap pearing last weeK Deiore me Senate Finance and Revenue Committee oppose repeal of the federal deduction. Feelings among legislators on the matter matter are mixed. Individual income taxes would generate another $12,560.- $12,560.- j ; 913 for Arizona if the federal ! deduction was wiped out. Yates said. ! j The existing state system gives a taxarjie income Dase oi $1,092,576 taxed at an average rate of 2.36 per cent. But removing the deductibility deductibility of federal income taxes would boost the taxable base to j SI. 435.534 and raise the average ! taxing rate to 2 67 per cent Figures on the increase that would be placed upon the individual individual taxpayer under the proposed proposed system are not available. Modnay's informational briefing briefing by the state's staff of tax experts was the first of its kind since the special legislative ses- ses- ( Continued on 8 A. col. 6 :s:ww:W . from the Arab territorv seized Today's News Index I :RthesiXKli,ywarlastJ ' Israeli withdrawal, he Laid, is Dr. Marti. Luthe, King forth his vie, lull equal- equal- ; f. '?. e ' N V. Times serie, by p,.n.t Ngroes. Na.n5 Us toaa. he turn to our people" and advise Arizona business presents a united front against sales tax i them to take the necessary ac-bike. ac-bike. ac-bike. IB. j tion "to liquidate this Israeli Shirley Temple Black accused of mudslinging in Calif. aggression, campaign, 9A. Eban's statement to the coun- coun- Demo leaders sav their strategy produced victory in city j echoed remarks by Prime election IB " ! Mimster Eshkol, who told the Israeli Parliament in Jer-Stock Jer-Stock Jer-Stock Market rally fades at close. 5B. suaiem Monday that 'without Bridge 14 Financial .... 5-7B 5-7B 5-7B Pub. Rec 7B (direct negotiations and in the Comics 1H3B Horoscope 7B Radio-TV Radio-TV Radio-TV 13B ! absence of peace treaties, no Crossword !2B Mostlv Hers 11-13 11-13 11-13 A Sports 2-4B 2-4B 2-4B wa- wa- out of the Middle East Editorial HB Movies 14A Weather 4A j crisis is v isible." Mem Experts Lawmakers Antimissile Element Is Delayed WASHINGTON (AF) - The Pentagon reported a delay Monday in one element of the nation's planned anti.nissile defense defense the protection of sme offensive missile silos against Soviet attack. No explanation was offered for the holdup, other than a statement saying, "The decision decision as to when this incremental incremental defense for Minuteman missiles missiles should be deployed coes not have to made at this time." The Defense Department statement affirmed that plans for the Sentinel antiballistic missile (ABM) system include use of high-acceleratioi., high-acceleratioi., high-acceleratioi., short-range short-range short-range Sprint missiles to defend ICBM sites. It indicated that only the timing timing of Sprint construction is in question. The seemed slightly at vari- vari- ' ance with testimony by Undersecretary Undersecretary of Defense Paul II. Nitze during recent AMB hear- hear- j ings by a joint congressional atomic energy subcommittee, i Nitze told the yroup: "The; deployment of the Sentinel per-; per-; per-; mits us at any timt within a year to make a decision on whether or not we want to defend defend the Minuteman silos." i Before Security Council Israel, Hold UNITED NATIONS (AP) -Israel -Israel and Jordan, meeting face-to-face face-to-face face-to-face face-to-face face-to-face in Security Council debate, stuck to their tough no-compromise no-compromise no-compromise positions Monday on a Middle East settlement. Israel Foreign Minister Abba Eban declared that what his government sought "and what the international community should promote is not a mean ingless for mula'' but rather 'the conculsion of peace treaties by direct negotiations between Israeli and the Arab states." He said a peace settlement negotiated directly between the two sides was "not only pos Diamond's Robbed By 3 Bandits Phoenix Store Loss Is Near $100,000 P1IOHMX i API -Three -Three mustachioed bandits, posing as armored car service employes, escaped with cash and checks totaling up to $100,000 from Diamond's department department store Monday. Detective Lt. William Revels Revels said two of the men wore black suits and hats and the third, a gray uniform a n d cap. All wore gloves, but none showed a weapon. The trio arrived a' the busy shopping center store in uptown uptown Phoenix just before an armored car service pickup was scheduled. Revels said Mrs. Gladys Marsh, a clerk, told them she had just started to walk from behind a counter when t h e three entered. ''They pushed me back and told me to stand in a corner and not to move or say anything," anything," she said. "I did n't say anything." Police said the uniformed bandit walked behind the counter picked up a cardboard cardboard box and filled it with money bags from the safe and a large bag on the floor, which was to have been picked picked up by the armored car. He shoved the box across the counter to his two confederates confederates and all three walked from the office to an emergency emergency fire exit. Police said a witness witness saw the trio enter a yellow yellow station wagon near t h e exit and speed away. Police said the car had been st' len from a parking lot at the Motorola plant in east Phoenix. William Wood, control lor for Diamond's, estimated t h e cash loss at $30,000 to $50,-000 $50,-000 $50,-000 but said later that it could not be determine ' until an audit audit is completed. Other employes employes said the loss would approach approach $100.0(10. Jordan Positions sible but inevitable.'' Foreign Minister Abdul Mo-nem Mo-nem Mo-nem Rifa'i of Jordan, showing none of the conciliatory tone evident in public statements of Jordan's King Hussein in the United States last week, reiterated reiterated Arab demands for the withdrawal of Israeli forces B52s Follow Up .With Heavy Raid By EDWIN Q. WHITE Saigon (AP) U.S. Troops beat back a furious North Vitenamese charge late Monday, firing 105mm howitzers at point-blank point-blank point-blank range in the jungled hills of the central highlands 14 miles south of Dak To. After a two-hour two-hour two-hour battle, the North Vietnamese broke off the engagement, but their sus-j sus-j sus-j netted major camp two niles farther south was plastered 1 early Tuesday by U.S. B52 ' eight-engine eight-engine eight-engine Stratoforts. For 10 hours before the North Vietnamese struck, the enemy had rained mortar and rocket shells on positions of the U.S. forces, elements of the 173rd Airborne Brigade. Then U.S. helicopter gunships attacked the Communists, hoping hoping to find the reinforcements L.S. intelligence reports said were shifted to the Dak To front from the area of Pleiku, about 50 miles south. The Americans lost nine killed killed and 21 wounded in the renewed renewed fighting, the U.S. Command Command reported. Its revised figures figures put U.S. casualties in 11 j days of fighting around Dak To !at 97 killed and 521 wounded. The North Vietnamese casualties casualties in Monday's battle were not known, but U.S. headquarters headquarters said 625 of the enemy were killed in the previous 10 days of fighting. North Vietnamese troops launched a mortar attack Mon day night on another battalion of the 173rd Airborne, dropping in 72 rounds. U.S. casualties ! were not immediately known. No major ground fighting was reported elsewhere in ' South Vietnam, but the U.S. Command announced a new Marine Corps operation in the northern part of the country on ; , the South China sea coast six j ! miles above tne coastal town ot ' An Hoa. The operation kicked off with ; a helicopter assault by units of j ! the 7th Marine Regiment on j j Monday. The command said j i that so far there had been no ' contact with the enemy. Over North Vietnam, stormy , weather of the monsoon season o" -e -e again limited raiding U.S. j planes Monday to targets in the : i southern half of the country. ; Among the strikes. U.S. Air Force pilots reported starting 40 small fires in raids on a storage area near Dong Hoi. Navy fliers from the aircraft i carrier Intrepid reported dam-; dam-; dam-; aging a boat yard 31 miles ; northeast of Vinh and also , damaging a radar tower 40 , miles south of Thanh Hoa. j i Other fliers from the Intre-pii.. Intre-pii.. Intre-pii.. along with pilots from the carrier Coral Sea, reported destroying destroying or damaging 22 cargo junks and barges along North Vietnam's coastline. A broadcast dispatch of Hanoi's Vietnam News Agency First Bed Cost 5 Cents; Second One Was Free i SPOKANE. Wash. (APt -i -i A nickel still will buy a lot j even a partly warm bed for j part of the night. A man walked into a local wash and dry establishment, j slipped in a nickle to pre-j pre-j pre-j warm a drier and then craw led in for a night's sleep, i That's where police found him earlv Mondav. The man warmer bed, at city jail. was given a free of charge, Journalist Says Hanoi Would Parley DETROIT (AP) A journalist journalist who recently returned from a visit to North Vietnam, Vietnam, where he talked with President Ho Chi Minh, predicted predicted Monday that if the United States were to unconditionally unconditionally bait the bombing of North Vietnam, peace talks would begin within three or four weeks. David Schoenbrun, a member member of the international affairs faculty at Columbia University University Graduate School and chief of bureau for the Columbia Columbia Broadcasting System in Paris for 14 years, was in Detroit to address the Economic Economic Club. Schoenbrun was back from a three-month three-month three-month tour of 15 Asian countries where he talked with leader of the National National Liberation Front Viet Cong and North Vietnam. "I've been all through North Vietnam and seen the destruction," he said." Believe Believe me, those people have very little left to lose. They are willing to fight to the end." i claimed the Communist forces had inflicted nearly 1,300 casu-laties casu-laties casu-laties on Americans and South Vietnamese fighting in Dak To. It added 13 allied helicopters were shot down and that a large quantity of arms and munitions had been seized by the Red forces. The dispatch quoted the Viet Cong's Giai Phong Press Agency. By rough estimate, both sides are evely matched in manpower manpower with 6,000 men each. The North Vietnamese have five regiments in the area, including including a regiment eciuipped with heavv 122mm rockets. VC Reported Readying Bid For Coalition SAIGON (APi - There are signs that hardpressed Viet Cong leaders may be preparing to seek negotiations with the Saigon regime with the aim of setting up a coalition government. government. Newly captured Communist documents indicate the Viet Cong are trying to seize str-tegic str-tegic str-tegic areas and thus put themselves themselves in a stronger bargaining i position. Allied intelligence reports ap-i ap-i ap-i pear to bear out this strategy, a classic Communist maneuver, i South Vietnamese Maj. Gen. ! Nguyen Van Manh. talking with a reporter, predicted: tne Viet Cong will start negotiations negotiations soon." Manh is commander of the 16 provinces below Saigon in the 4th Corps, which embraces the Mekong Delta, longtime stronghold stronghold of the Viet Cong. Manh said his prediction was based on documents recently i seized by South Vietnamese troops.

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