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agnwHW (AN.) qaatm *** - , my w,v* - Spokesmen Say Safety Issue Hits Auto Sales By CHARLES C. CAIN AP Business News Writer DETROIT (AP) -Two of the •uto industry's top leaders say the auto safety issue has hurt car sales. Arjay Miller, president of Ford Motor Co., referred to the "harassment" of the auto safety Issue Monday in reporting a slowdown in Ford production. Roy Abernethy, president of American Motors and of the Automobile Manufacturers Association, added today: "Up to now, there have been conflicting sales reports from field offices. Some areas have Book on Sex Physiology Is Sold Out By JERRY CURRY ST. LOUTS, Mo. (AP) - Two researchers who wrote a text on sex physiology have been flooded with hundreds of letters since [reported a depressing effect on sales as a result of Hie Washington hearings; others report little or no effect. "The latest survey, completed by our marketing consultants on Monday, shows that the hearings are having a negative effect on sales." Chrysler President Lynn A. Townsend stuck by his assertion that "we will not know for some time yet what effect auto jafety discussions and hearings iiave had on sales." He added that "we are keeping close tabs on it." General Motors President James M. Roche said Thursday in a telephone conversation with Sen. Abraham Ribicoff, D- Conn., that he did not believe the' auto safety probe had hurt sales. * » * Abernethy and Miller pulled | no punches in describing file I safety hearings and attendant publicity as key parts of the cloudy automotive sales picture. Ford became the second of the automotive Big Three to slow down production when it announced Monday that its May car quota had been, reduced from 261,000 to 242,000 - a sev- .-en per cent cut. The latter the book was released tSiree|fjg Ure , if attained, still would he weks ago. i the highest of any May in Ford Dr. William H. Masters and a | history. psychologist, Virginia E. John-1 ]n jt s cutbacks last week, GM son wrote "Human Sexual Re- put four plants on short work schedules. It said eight others would be idled one to three days during the rest of this month. Ford's slowdown was based on a different technique, eliminating planned Saturday overtime at some plants. Ford said all its production employes would work regular five-day weeks during the remainder of tbe month and that limited overtime would be used in some plants. _ CONTINENTAL CO-OPERATION—The flags of the United States and Canada go up side by side as the new headquarters oi the North American Air Defense Command goes into operation as the nerve center for air defense of the North American continent. The elaborate underground complex burrows into Cheyenne Mountain near Colorado Springs, Colo., and is staffed by men and women oi both nations. VIET CRITICS MAY EAT OWN WORDS on his critics. There is a By JACK BELL WASHINGTON (AP)-Some influential politicians say they are beginning to read grass roots signs that sharpening attacks on President Johnson's Viet Nam politics may rebound growing feeling that continued attaeks are likely to arouse sympathetic support for the President from citizens who are not so interested in how the United States got tangled up in Viet Nam as how it can extricate itself honorably. The men around Johnson disagree vigorously with Sen. Wayne Morse, D-Ore., that if the issue of the "illegality of U.S. cal'.uct" in South Viet Nam were put to the voters the administration's position would be repudiated. Morse Monday demanded .public hearings on the legality VC Terrorists Ki — Viet Cong terrorists! paid compensation in accord- sppnse." The book is based on an' 11-year laboratory study at Washington University of sexual In 6M men and stimulation women. Masters said about 30 per cent cf the mail is divided evenly among unsigned crank criticism, honest disagreement, and encouragement. He said the other 70 per cent comes from people with problems of sexual inadequacy. "In our age It takes courage to admit sexual problems," Masters said. "It has been our experience that after people gather their courage to write us once, they probably won't again unless they are directed toward help in the immediate future. Mail to the Reproductive Biology Research Foundation, which the team helped to create, has increased measurably since their book's publication April 18. The first printing sold out in three days. "We are amazed at the response to the book," Masters said. "It was totally unexpected, no only for us but the publishers. They were no prepared for it either. The text was written primarily for the medical and bhavioral professions." * * *• "Human Sexual Response," illustrated and written in the matter-of-fact technical language of the scientist, describes bodily processes during sexual relaions. A glossary of 'terms is at the rear of the 365-page volume. The textbook was 'published by Little Brown and Co. of Boston, Mass. "I hope people who buy the book will read it," sad Masters. "But there is an awful lot of dry reading that will be skipped by those not interested in basic physiology." . . . Royalies from the book, sales will be divided equally among the research foundation, Mas ters and Mrs. Johnson. ••For 18 months, the two scientists have been studying data for a second volume, "Human Sexual Inadequacy." This book will involve clinical applications of their earlier findings. UNDERSEA TAXI—Peewee subs will give the Navy a new approach to the rescue job in future submarine' accidents. Six will be built. They will be small enough to be carried by a cargo plane. Diagram above illustrates-the technique. A rescue sub will submerge to vicinity of the disabled sister craft. Peewee (1) car- tied on deck will then ferry crew, 14 at a time, from downed craft to rescue sub. Peewee can clamp over escape hatches (2). exploded a mine in the heart oi aigon today, and U.S. sentries urned one of the capital's busy treets into a blood-drenched attleground. Five persons were killed and to 32 were wounded, most of liem by American fire. The ead included a Vietnames noliceman, three Vietnamese romen and a child. Eight Imericans and at least 21 Viet- lamese civilians were reported vounded. A U.S. Army spokesman said here was no evidence of Viet Cong fire in the half-hour fusil- ade that followed the mine ex- ilosion. He told a news conference that an American MP apened fire and that other MPs. bought they were beinf; fired on and began spraying the streets vith machine guns and automatic weapons. Crowds of Vietnamese on their way to work ran in terror or fell under the iail of bullets. Seven Vietnamese suspecter of planting the bomb were arrested, but all were cleared and released, the spokesman said. 'Our hearts go out to the innocent victims of this affair," :he U.S. Embassy said in a statement. "The root cause of it is, of course, the Viet Cong. The mission is deeply sympathetic to the innocent victims of this event and is prepared to help in every way we can those who found themselves in the way of the fire this morning." An embassy spokesman saW the families of victims would be ince with normal procedure in ;uch cases. The military spokesman said t had not been determined yet low many of the casualties re- died from the mine explosion ind how many were victims of he American fire. Earlier reports said several passing Vietnamese were mocked off their bicycles by the blast and apparently injured. The others appeared to, have been hit by the massive barrage of machine-gun,and automatic weapon fire that swept Hai Ba Trung and adjacent streets for nearly half an hour. In the air war, meanwhile, j U.S. B52 bombers from Guam attacked the Viet Cong's C Zone near the Cambodian border for the 10th straight day. Their target, was a Viet Cong troop concentration area 70 miles northwest of Saigon, but a U.S. spokesman said he had no assessment of the result of the repeated strikes. * * * Air Force and Navy fighter- bombers flew 49 missions over North Viet Nam, at'icking antiaircraft and radar sites, river traffic, storage areas and approaches to the Mu Gia Pass, a gateway to the Ho Chi Minh The giant squid has arms 35 feet long and a 19-foot body. Alaska is the largest wilderness preserve in the United States. The il6-million-acre woodland covers three - fourths of southeast Alaska. Trail. U.S. pilots flew 340 sorties over South Viet Nam Monday, while South Vietnamese fliers flew 193. Their targets were Viet Cong camps, troop concentrations and river traffic. Ground warfare continued at a low ebb, with the U.S. command reporting only light, of the U.S. presence in Viet Nam. He said only next fall's elections can prevent escalation of th war. Johnson, a devotee of polls, is convinced he has majority support for continuing the war on a restricted basis. He has taken pains to make it clear he discounts it as ar/ issue likely to topple Democrats—particularly those who support him—in the November voting on Senate and House races. Republicans in Congress think it will be a major issue. But they are divided on how to hant- dle it. House GOP Leader Gerald R. Ford favors pressing charges that the administration has been mismanaging the war. But Senate Republican Leader Everett M. Dirksen wants the issue of a frustrating war to speak for its e 1 f, without Republican Five Suzi Wong tailor shop, which caters to Americans from the three billets, including the Brink irompting. Outside of Congress, Barry Goldwater, the 1964 GOP presi- lential nominee, and Richard M. Nixon, the 1960 nominee, lave assailed Sen. J.W. Ful>right, D-Ark., chairman of he Senate Foreign Relations iommittee. Goldwater said Fulbright had jeen giving "aid and comfort to he enemy" in his criticism of Johnson policies. He called for 7 ulbright to resign as commit- :ee chairman. Nixon said that if the.country should follow "the appeasement ine of Sen. William Fulbright in Viet Nam we will be in World War III within four to five years." Monday, Nixon called Fulbright's description of Saigon as 'an American brothel" an irresponsible libel against American forces in Saigon arjl the South Vietnamese. He said he would gladly contribute to fund to send Fulbright to Saigon so he could tell it to the Marines. There is an undercurrent of feeling among his colleagues sporadic contact with the Viet Cong Monday and no major action. hat Fulbright has gone to ex- ended lengths in his criticism, lis "American Brothel" comment was privately deplored by some of his friends. Sen. Gale W. McGee, D-Wyo., . newest committee member and r administration supporter, , )ut it into words Monday when • le said critics of the U.S. posi-* ion in Viet Nam have been; talking in extreme terms. 1 When McGee accused critics •of putting Secretary of State • •' Dean Rusk on trial, Fulbright.'; replied tartly : "We're delighed ; to have you come here to give «• us instructions." ':'. At the end of Monday's ses-... sion with the Senate Foreign ••• Relations Committee, Husk, reached through a crowd of re- porters to shake hands with Fut : bright. "See you," said Fulbright. The salutation may have been. as much a threat as a promise, • for the committee is considering, reopening its Viet Nam hear-;, ings. Remember Pay Your Paper Boy Hotel which the Viet bombed Christmas Eve, Cong 1964, and killing two Americans wounding 107 persons. The U.S. Army spokesman said the firing was started by an American MP on duty who saw 'a taxi drive up, make a U- turn, pick up a Vietnamese national and speed away" after the blast. The terrorist mine in Saigon, [ Another MP, on duty a block a pellet-scattering Claymore, | away, heard the explosion an was attached to r bicycle and was set off in an early morning rain at a military bus stop near three U.S. billets. The Viet Cong set off a similar device April 27 at a pickup point for Korean construction workers, killing 10 persons and injuring more than 30. The impact of the blast hit the children. firing and opened fire along' the street, which was crowded with Vietnamese heading for work. Some MPs deployed in the area believed the tracer bullets racing along the street were aimed at them. 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Big Six engine • Fully synchronized 3-speed manual transmission » 7-item safety package, and more. Every special Ford Hardtop features: Whitewall tires • Styled steel wheel covers • Special hood ornament • Luxury trim. Special* On Crulse-0-Matlcs and Wagons! Special sale price on Cruise- O-Matics and on Ford's big Ranch Wagon with Magic Doorgate • Whits- walls and many other extras. FOHD GALAXIE MO 2-DOOR HARDTO* Falrlane 500 2- Door Hardtop (below) also on sale includes a big 200-cu. in. Six engine • 3-speed manual transmission • 7-item safety package, and more. Every special Fairlane Hardtop features: Whitewall tires • Spinner-type wheel covers • Luxury trim • Pleated vinyl seats. Great Deal* If Yon Act Now! Trie number of specially equipped, specially priced hardtops is limited. So see your Ford Dealer right away. Be careful with your ear-full.« ttart with a safety check! • FA1RUNE 600 WXJOfl HAROTC* you're ahead in a FORD all the way! PHILLIPS FORD SALES 300 N. 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