Wednesday, May 29, 1'968
THE MICHIGAN DAILY
Wednesday, May 29, 1968 THE MICHIGAN DAILY
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D Classifieds Get Results
Viet Cong intensify
SAIGON (IP) - Enemy forces
struck the outskirts of Saigon yes-
terday in attempts to infiltrate
the capital itself.
The U.S. mission said this was
an attempt to win a battlefield
victory in hope of insuring North
Vietnam's success at the Paris
Residents fled from their burn-
ling homes as-fighting raged in
Saigon's southwestern suburb of
Cholon, where from 300 to 400
Viet Cong resisted attempts by
South Vietnamese and marines
and rangers to dislodge them.
Less than a mile away, the ene-
my lobbed two shells into the
compound of the U.S. Command's
joint overseas switchboard, the
largest communication facility in
A U.S. spokesman said damage
was slight, there were light cas-
ualties among Vietnamese guards,
and communications were unin-
Rockets touched off many fires
in a shantytown area about half
a mile square. Several parked oil
trucks were also set blazing by the
rockets, sending a column of black
smoke over Saigon.
The Viet Cong seized several
major buildings and turned them
into strong points. Vietnamese
rangers tried to knock off the
strong pointsand brought up two
tanks. One tank was disabled by
enemy fire and towed away.
At one point, the Viet Cong
seized an apartment house, trap-
ping marines on the third floor.
The building was set afire and at
least some of the marines escaped.
Fires also broke out in the
northern suburb of Gia Dinh,
which came under rocket attack.
At the day's end, officials report-
ed 19 civilians had been killed and
56 wounded in Cholon and Gia
Dinh. Military casualties were not
LBJ urges Hanoi
to drop fantasy'
Search for sub
reports oil slick
Navy orders rescue ships to area
despite doubt of finding Scorpion
WASHINGTON (P) - Pres-
ident Johnson urged Hanoi yes-
terday to substitute construc-
tive work toward peace for
"fantasy and propaganda" at
the Paris conference table.
Johnson pledged at a news
conference that the United
States will "continue patiently
to see whether the Paris talks
shall yield anything in the way
of constructive results."
But so far, he said, "The
other side has been using the
occasion of these talks for ob-
viously very wide-ranging prop-
Meanwhile in Paris, the
United States is pushing hard
in the peace talks to restore a
nonmilitary buffer zone be-
tween North and South Viet-
nam. There was a hint yester-
day that Hanoi's agreement to
this might lead to an end to
all U.S. bombing of the North.
The prospects for North Viet-
namese agreement at the mo-
ment seem dim, with the pre-
liminary talks still in their first
stage of oratorical battle.
Ambassador W.Averell lar
riman has been insistently
hammering on the theme of the
demilitarized zone. He has rep-
resented ae re-establishment of
the six-mile-wide arms free
buffer zone as a prospective
"major step forward" which
could produce significant re-
A US. spokesman was asked
whether re-establishment of
the zone would be a sufficiently
positive North Vietnamese con-
cession'to permit ending what
Hanoi..calls "the bombing and
all other acts of war" by the
Americans against its soil..
Spokesman William J. Jordan
said "the United States would
heartily welcome the re-estab-
lishment of the zone. As to
whether it would be sufficient
to end the bombing that would
have to be judged by the Presi-
dent and his advisers on the
basis of all the circumstances
prevailing at that time."
The Paris talks, bogged down
in a battle of words, recessed
Monday until Friday.
Johnson said the North Viet-
namese have been unwilling "to
enter into serious, quiet dis-
cussion of the conditions for
ending the bombing or any oth -
er matters of substance."
Nevertheless, Johnson offered
no threat to step up again the
bombing of North Vietnam,
even in the absence of any
signs of actionsfromHanoi to
reciprocate in holding down
the pace of the war.
In contrast, there was no in-
dication, either, of how long
Washington's patience would
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WASHINGTON UP) - The Navy said yesterday an oil slick
was spotted five days ago along the homeward ecourse of the
missing nuclear submarine Scorpion.
This would have been two days after the 252-foot vessel
sent a routine message to its home port of Norfolk, Va.,
where it was.headed with its crew of 99.
Capt. John F. Davis, in charge of the Navy's massive
search in the Atlantic Ocean, told reporters: "With the pas-
sage of time we are more ap---- - -
prehensive of what the pos-
sibilities are." H
"We atach at this time no -~ o s n
portance whatsoever" to the slick,
He said the oil slick report, b ill
h ips in the area for any possibly
significant observations, doesn't
lead the Navy to believe the Scor- eUZIII
pion has been located.
Nevertheless, the nucleai' sub- WSIGO A)-TeSi
marine Simon Bolivar and the WASHINGTON 1P) - The Sen-
sub rescue vessel Preserver were ate passed 67 to 4 yesterday a
ordered to the area some 1,400 far-reaching housing bill contain-
miles almost due east of Norfolk ing subsidies for poor families to
to look for any other surface evi- buy homes or rent apartments
dence. and insurance for riot or flood
SEA HUNT -victims.
SEA~~ HN The measure now goes to the
The vessels are part of a 37- House where similar legislation
ship armada and some two dozen already has been approved by a
planes thrown into a far-ranging ranking subcommittee. But. the
sca hunt for the Scorpion. Al- bill's backers fear it may run into
though the Scorpion is atomic trouble in House debate later.
powered it has oil-lubricated aux- The $5 billion price tag is well
iliary diesel engines which are below the $7 billion asked by
used when the ship is in port and President Johnson, but the bill
fueled, carries most of his recommended
Exactly how much oil it car- programs. And more authoriza-
ried is classified but a spokesman tions could be added' later.' The
said it would be enough to cover cuts were made mainly by reduc-
a large area of water. ing authorizations from five to
The problem now is to locate three years.
the slick and search the area for The bill includes continuation
any evidence of the Scorpion - of some old+ programs to help the
whether debris or perhaps special impoverished such as rent subsi-
signal-emitting buoys it might dies, low-rent public housing, ur-
have sent up in :case of trouble. ban renewal and Model Cities.
Davis told a Pentagon news Partly because of the new.pro-
conference the oil slick may be gram for government subsidies for
difficult to find. With the pas- home purchases or apartment
sage of several days it may have rentals by the poor, the Senate
broken up or drifted aawy from halved to $250 million another
the sighting point. program to subsidize apartments
TRAINING MOVE for low and moderate-income
The submarine started home families.
from the Mediterranean May 17: It rejected an effort to cut in
after participating in what was half the $1 billion proposed for
described as an extended training the Model Cities program.
operation. The various new programs for
The USS Monrovia, an attack poor people are designed to help
transport whiclY was part of an the administration meet its goal
amphibious squadron in the Med- of 300,00 government-subsidized
iterranean, found the first clue housing starts for these groups
on May 23. in the next year.
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