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Phoenix Weather Variable cloudiness today, little temperature change. Today's high near 80, low about 56. Yesterday's high 78, low 61. Humidity: high 58, low 26. Details, page 11. THE ARIZONA REPUBLIC Today's Chnrlvlr Golf certainly Isn't a rich man's game. There ar« millions of poor players. 77th Year, No. 323 TELEPHONE: 271-8000 Phoenix, Arizona, Wednesday, April 5, 1967 d Ten Cents U.S. Stepping Up Air War in North LIFE AND DEATH — A medic and soldier aid a wounded GI at first-aid station while a dead soldier a few feet AP Wirephoto away lies covered with a poncho after a bitter battle with Vietcong near Cambodian border. Johnny Carson Quits Show Rather Than Watch Reruns (Other Strikes, Pages 4,14) NEW YORK (UPI)-Johnny Carson yesterday quit his $200,000-a-year job as host of the NBC-TV "Tonight" show, charging that the network had violated his contract by broadcasting reruns since the newscasters' strike began. An NBC spokesman immediately denied that the boyish 41- year-old comic's contract had been breached and said Carson had been so informed by letter. "The contract permits such repeat uses," the spokesman said. "NBC is looking forward to Carson's return to the "Tonight" program when the strike is over." CARSON COULD not be reached for comment, but a spokesman said he had informed the network Monday that he was "rescinding" his contract. The strike ended all live programming last Wednesday. JOHNNY CARSON Leaves $200,000 Job Carson succeeded Jack Paar in October 1962 as star of one of the choicest personality pro- grams on video. He previously had been host of the ABC - TV "Who Do You Trust" show and had earned his television spurs with various California stations. Another development in the strike by the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists was the issuance of a statement by all but a few NBC, CBS and ABC network newsmen taking the networks to task for its negotiating position. Talks broke off Sunday. "WE ARE disappointed that after two new offers of compromise by the union, industry spokesmen announced Sunday night that their position remained in their words 'rigid and inflexible,' " the statement said. "Network newsmen unanimously reaffirm their determination to support the union in the current strike with the hope (Continued on Page 14, Col. 2) roni We 'on ^j In World, King Says NEW YORK (AP)— Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said last night the United States is on the wrong side of a world revolution and urged an admission "that we have been wrong from the beginning of our adventure in Vietnam." He called the United States "the greatest purveyor of violence in the world today" and pleaded for a greater understanding of the drama and fears of newly ----------------------------by his slum organizing campaign in northern cities over the past three years. He said he spoke out "as a child of God and . . . a citizen of the world." emerging nations. In a major policy speech linking his criticism of the war with his position as a civil rights leader, King said his escalating opposition was sparked in part DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING 'Child of God ... Citizen of World' * "As 1 have walked among the desperate, rejected and angry young men, I have told them that Molotov cocktails and rifles would not solve their problems," King said, "maintaining my convictions that social change comes most meaningfully through nonviolent action. "But they asked, and rightly so, what about Vietnam? They asked if our own nation wasn't using massive doses of violence to solve its problems, to bring about the changes it wanted. "Their questions hit home, and I knew that I could never again raise my voice against the violence of the oppressed in the ght-ttoes without first having spoken clearly to the greatest purveyor of violence in Ihe world today — our own government." King made his remarks in a (Continued on F ^e 4, Col. 2) Eye-Gouger In Forever A 34-YEAR-old man who gouged out the eye of a motel manager during a robbery was sentenced yesterday to spend from 163 to 212 years in state prison. Donald Gene Boag, 34, was sentenced for robbery, assault with intent to commit murder and mayhem. The blood drained from Boag's face as he heard Superior Court Judge Charles L. Hardy impose sentence. JUDGE HARDY set Boag's robbery and assault with intent to commit murder sentences each at 75 to 99 years and his mayhem term at 13 to 14 years. Boag will have to complete one sentence before he begins (Continued on Page 10, Col. 1) Our Raids Biggest in oo 5 Months SAIGON (AP)—Announcing the heaviest air raids in five months on North Vietnam, U.S. officers hinted yesterday they expect the all-time high of 175 missions to be extended before the end of April. Monsoon storms are slowly giving way to clear skies. U^S. Air Force, Navy and Marine pilots, flying under the best weather conditions in weeks, hammered North Vietnamese storage areas, bridges, trucks and cargo barges in 147 missions Monday. Presumably more than 400 planes were involved. Though short of t, h e. record 175 strikes of Oct. 14, 1966, it was the heaviest attack since Nov. 4, when 155 missions were flown. Along with this, however, came word of the destruction of the 500th American plane and the loss of another pilot in the air campaign that was launched north of the border Feb. 7, 1965. The 500 planes cost an average of $2 million a piece, making a .total of $1 billion. About 390 American fliers have been killed, captured or are missing in North Vietnam. The 500th plane was a U.S. Air Force F105 Thunderchief, shot down by ground gunners Sunday. The U.S. command held up the announcement until rescue teams completed a vain hunt for the pilot. He is listed as missing. The U.S. cruiser Providence and four destroyers—the Duncan, Turner Joy, Waddell and Alfred R. Cunningham — carried on the 7th Fleet campaign against enemy coastal defenses and supply craft. They shelled targets in the central section between Vinh and Thanh Hoa. In the ground war a Vietcong company destroyed a police post on the western edge of Saigon, then fled under pursuit by 250 South Vietnamese combat police and two U.S. helicopter gunships. About 100 guerrillas were believed to have raided the post, manned by 25 or 30 men, at a point 4 miles from the heart of the capital. The most significant skirmish reported elsewhere was in Operation Junction City, where two companies of the U.S. 1st Infantry Division's 1st brigade encountered a Vietcong force of undetermined size in Zone C 20 miles northeast of Tay Ninh. A spokesman said two of the Americans and 15 of the enemy were killed. A Prayer FATHER, help me to see in each person I meet how I can best help him, how I can bring to him peace and joy and love. In this way, with your help, I will bring peace and joy and love into my own life. Amen. MEETING THE PEOPLE — Vice President Humphrey talks with youngsters outside No. 10 Downing Street in London after his working lunch with Prime Minister Harold Wilson yesterday. He was en route to the House of Com- AP Wirephnto mons for question time and to meet its members. The youngsters were among the crowd of usual visitors at No. 10, which is the official residence of British prime,ministers. (Story, Page 2). Goldwater Adverse on Industry, Labor Agree Get to Know City Leaders, Ward System Antipoverty Leaders Told By ROBERT J. SART1 AN OLD friend of Phoenix' Charter Government movement turned an emphatic thumbs down yesterday on the proposal to establish a ward system for electing city councilmen. "I'm completely against it... It would destroy everything we've worked for in the last 18 or 19 years," said Barry M. Goldwater, a former Phoenix city councilman. GOLDWATER, who got, his start in politics in the Phoenix city government, said his opposition to the proposal stemmed as much from the successes of the current setup as from the possible negative effects of the proposed change. Under an initiative petition filed Monday, the city would be divided into eight districts, or wards, with one councilman to be elected from each. All six councilmen now are elected on an at-large basis. GOLDWATER was a member of the first Charter Government Committee council slate when the reform movement began its involvement in municipal politics in 1940. He was elected to two two-year terms before being elected to the U.S. Senate. In an interview following a speech to the Scottsdale Federation of Republican Women, the 19fi4 GOP presidential candidate contrasted the present municipal situation with the "chaotic" prereform days. He recalled that there had been 34 police chiefs and 35 city managers in the 35 years before reform and (Continued on Page 10, Col. 6) By CHARLOTTE BUCHEN THE NATION'S antipoverty leaders, already faced with seemingly insurmountable problems in organizing the poor to tackle their own problems, yesterday were told they don't know how to approach industry and labor either. Stories Inside Arizona U.S. TRANSFERS 100,000 acres of federal land to Arizona for state school fund. Page 21. Sperry of Phoenix awarded $40 million contract to supply automatic flight systems for giant Boeing 747 jetliners. Page 21. National Sen. Mark Hatfield says GOP has obligation to nominate man who can win peace in Vietnam. Page 2. Interior Secretary Stewart Udall, scientists and senators believe atmosphere can be tapped for water. Page 5. International State. Department issues new bulletin warning Americans traveling in Russia to watch their step and keep from breaking laws. Page 2. Space agency and Defense Department report demise of Russian satellite that couldn't happen. Page 15. One speaker before the National Association for Community Development said businessmen don't want to get involved in "mish-mash." Rather, they'll participate in poverty-fighting activities that' are meaningful and have clear-cut goals with foreseeable results. Another speaker said almost the same thing about labor's apparent lethargy in poverty war programs. "Don't talk them (labor leaders) to death; don't bore them to death," said Lawrence N. Spitz, Connecticut community planner. "If they want to go to a boring meeting, they can go to a union meeting that is poorly attended." The spokesman for business and industry, C. Virgil Martin of Chicago, said industry is just, as concerned about some facets of the poverty problem as are the anti - poverty warriors. As president of Carson Pirie Scott & Co. in Chicago and a member of the board of Inland Steel, Martin said business and industry are worried about the (Continued on Page 16, Col. 1) GENERAL INDEX Page Dedera 21 Radio Page Page Page Astrology 24 Dedera 21 Radio 30 Bridge 24 Financial 36-38 Sports 31-35 Campbell 36 Food News 39-58 Television 26-27 Comics 75 Movies 29 Want Ads 61-68 Crossword 23 Obituaries 60 Weather 11 DearAbby 74 Opinion 7 Women 69-74 Interest Rate Roller-Coaster Rockets Into Dip (See Campbell Column, Page 36) Washington Post Service WASHINGTON - The spectacular high-interest-rate joyride which fattened the earnings of careful savers and investors appears to be nearing an end, less than nine months after an unparalleled tight-money crisis last August. Moreover, the trend to lower rates on bank deposits and in savings institutions could be accelerated by an expected reduction in the Federal Reserve discount rate from 4>/i to 4 per cent. This would be an' unmistakable signal from the money managers that they desire and will encourage an easy money trend to prop up a lagging economy. Of course, just as savers will have less of a happy hunting ground lor lucrative returns, those who borrow money—especially prospective homeowners — will find the trend to their liking. Specific and important new evidence of the trend was the decision this week by the First National City Bank of New York lo cut the rate it pays for "consumer-type" lime deposits of $100,000 or less from 5 per cent to 4 : 'i per c«nl lx>ng since, banks which had offered 5'a p)pr cent for larVr deposits during the last year'* light, money crunch had cut. what, they were willing to pay to 4 ? s or 4 ;! 4 per cent. Uncle Sam, who had been paying 5'2 per cent, and olten much more, for Treasury bills last year, this week had to pay less than 4 per cent for the same kind of money. Corporate and municipal bonds have shown comparable declines in yield. As yet, depositors in savings and loan associations and in mutual savings banks are gelling peak rates, but the days are numbered. The mutual savings banks in New York still pay and advertise 5 per cent — through this c arter. '. Speck Armed, Jury Told PEORIA, 111. (AP)-A jury trying Richard Speck on charges of murdering eight nurses yesterday heard testimony that Speck had been drinking and had a gun and a knife shortly before the girls were strangled and stabbed. Mrs. Michael Goze, a woman with strawberry blonde hair who runs the Shipyard Inn in Chicago, testified that Speck drank in the morning, afternoon and evening of July 13 and left hoi- place at 10 or 10:15 p.m. The prosecution contends that Speck, armed with a revolver and knife, broke, into Ihe townhouse dormitory ol the nurses, about 2 miles from (he iiiu on Chicago's south side at 11 p.m. Patrick Walsh, a dark h.'iired i muscular construction worker, | told the Circuit Court jury that t (Continued on Page 4, >>1. 5) \

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