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DERELECTION OF DUTY and other charges against four
more officers - Lt. Col. David Gavin, Lt. Col. William Guinn,
Maj. Charles Calhoun, and Maj. Frederick W. Watke - accused
in the alleged coverup of the My Lai case were dropped yesterday,
the Army said, because of "insufficient evidence."
The four were part of a group of fourteen officers who were
charged last March after an army panel reported evidence indicating
that "certain persons, wittingly or unwittingly, suppressed certain
information about the incident from passing up the chain of com-
mand."
* * *
LOCKHEED AIRCRAFT CORP. rejected yesterday the gov-
ernment's offer to settle its dispute on the controversial C5 trans-
port plane project.
The firm said that it would instead seek to recover its lossesj
through litigation.
The Pentagon had offered to settle the tangled dispute if Lock-
heed would take a $200 million fixed loss. Deputy Defense Secretary
David Packard also offered the alternative plan which Lockheed has
chosen to accept, involving drawn-out litigation.
Through this process, spokesmen for Lockheed said the company
hopes to gain a better financial settlement than the government had
offered.

PARIS L4'-- The U.S. combat role in South Vietnam will
end after the middle of next summer, when the South Viet-
namese will take over the military burden, Defense Secretary
Melvin Laird said yesterday.
However, according to Laird, U.S. forces will continue to
protect logistics, air and artillery bases.
"We will have an air support role and the combat forces
which will be assigned to the logistics, support and artillery
roles will not be a combat mission but will be a security mis-
sion," he told a news conference.
"They will be there to protect and support the forces that
are assigned these roles , . . We will be in a position where
the American combat respon

* * *
THE HUMAN GROWTH HORMONE has been artifically
synthesized for the first time, a University of California bio-
chemistry professor, Dr. C. H. Li, announced yesterday.
The discovery represents a research milestone in man's quest
for an understanding of the chemical basis of the body's function.
The achievement by the Hormone Research Laboratory at U of
C.'s San Francisco campus may lead to the eventual elimination of
most forms of dwarfism; a new method of controling cholesterol, as-
sociated with arteriosclerosis and heart disease; and a possible cure
for cancer.
*k * *
THE TRIAL of nine Jews in Leningrad was suddenly halted
yesterday ten minutes after it opened. Reports circulated that the
Soviet government had decided to cancel any further prosecution
of Jews.
Relatives of the Leningrad defendants had been told by court
officials that the trial had been postponed because one of the de-
fendants was ill with influenza.
However, a correspondent for the F r e n c h communist paper
L'Humanite reported that there would be no further trials of Jews.
Though there was no official confirmation of the report, the
Soviet government frequently uses correspondents of Western com-
munist papers to leak information.
* 3 *
THE PENTAGON said yesterday that it is sending agents
around the globe to determine the total cost of the country's
foreign arms program.
A defense spokesman said the United States spent $4.8 billion
during the fiscal year to provide arms to other nations, but added that
the figure does not include millions or possibly billions of dollars in
assistance to Vietnam or in military sales.

-Associated Pre
An empty paper rack, an untended garbage can, and a municipa
Iemploye picketing were seen in Pittsburgh yesterday as a strik
by city workers, newspaper pressmen, and city school teacher
continued.
CURB USAGE:
U.S. forces to hunt
Vietnam marsjuana
SAIGON (A') - The U.S. Com- The Command directiveF
mand ordered American forces knowledged publicly for the fi
Wednesday to search out marijua-j time the extent of its drug pr(
na fields in South Vietnam and lem.
turn them over to South Vietna- The directive noted a s h a
mese troops for burning. The idea rise in GI drug violations overt
is to cut down the growing use of past five years - figures thatJ
pot by GIs. creased steadily even in the p
The United States has agreed to 18 months when the number
pay South Vietnam just under a Americans here decreased by so
cent for each marijuana plant de- 200,000 men.

sibility will be removed as fa
as South Vietnam is concern.
Laird praised the Vietnamiza-
tion program, under which the
South Vietnamese are trained o
take over combat missions, saying
there had been "substantial pro-
gress."
ss Laird declared the South Viet-
namese forces are "much better
equipped, much better trained
and leadership has improved to
e the point where they are able to
e take over the military burden."
An aide explained: "We will al-
ways have American troops pro-
_jtecting the remaining forces.'
{Thus,if the enemy attacks t h e
bases, U.S. troops will be drawn
into battle.
Laird's statement on ending the
U.S. combat role reflected hopes
expressed by the Nixon adminis-
tration previously.
Laird gave no indication of
when he thought the last Ameri-
can troops could all be out of
ac- Vietnam.
rst He said Phase 1 of the Vietna-
ob- mization program, the training of
troops for combat, would be com-
r p pleted this year.
the Phase 2, the training and equip-
in- ping of South Vietnamese to take
ast over logistics and support mission,
of required much more time than the
me first, he said. But he added that
Phase 2 is ahead of schedule.

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stroyed.
The plan calls for U.S. f i e I d
commanders to conduct contin-3
Iuous ground and air searches for S o i t
marijuana fields and, once they
are located, to turn them over to
the South Vietnamese for burning.
The directive w a s careful to3
state that "under no circumstan- '
ces will such fields, once discov- MOSCOW ( ) - The
ered, be destroyed by U.S. forces. black revolutionary Ang
The responsibility for destroying has become a rallying c:
these crops rest with the govern- "Why are you persect
m-ent of South Vietnam. gela Davis?" is the fa
This cautionary move apparent- new retort to any critici
ly stems from the storm of criti- Soviet Union - replac
cism that surrounded the now- standards as "Why do3
halted U.S. defoliation program -- Negroes in Alabama," a
the spraying of chemicals intend- do you kill babies in Vie
ed to destroy or uncover jungle In recent days,'the po
hideouts of the Viet C o n g but prime-time television a
which also ruined crops in some broadcasts have been glu
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PURH" WASHINGTON (A') - Sen. time measure. But the<
Mark Hatfield (R-Ore.), will made it a fixture duri
m itroduce leg-islation to e e~al t 3z .i ar ith nly

Davis shown
name of of support for Miss Davis and for
ela Davis Basque nationalists in Spain.
ry here. Miss Davis faces trial in Cali-
uting An- fornia on charges of murder and
ishionable kidnaping.
sm of the But "all honest people of the
cing such world are concerned over the des-
you lynch tiny of Angela Davis, young Com-
nd "Why munist philosophy teacher, cour-
tnam?" ageous fighter for civil rights and
apers and freedom in the United States,"
nd radio the official news agency Tass said
itted with Wednesday.
esolutions "Soviet people resolutely come
out in defense of Angela Davis,"
the agency said on Tuesday.
"Meetings of protest against the
trial of the courageous daughter
of the American people were held
all over the country."
The Soviets have also rolled out
cold war their heavy artillery.
ng t h e An American correspondent who
Y a one- asked Minister of Culture Yeka-
terina Furtseva last month about
nnounc- harrassed Soviet novelist Alex-
aft calls ander Solzhenitsyn, was told in
en rely- ear-blistering tones that he should
r army. not concern himself with internal
retain Soviet affairs when such "wor-
resume risome cases as the prosecution of
Angela Davis are going on in your
w o ul d country." The whole world is con-
all au- cerned about the fate of Angela
raft sys- Davis," she continued, "and as a
ed only Soviet woman, I am concerned
ress. about the case, too."
,n't pro- Female Cosmonaut Valentina;
n repeal, Nikolayeva-Tereshkova signed an{
be quite Angela Davis appeal "on behalf of
we're go- Soviet women" in the Communist1
" party organ Pravda.

'Wiretap in
bombing
e ase found
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It became apparent last month
that the government had b e e n
wiretapping in the case of Law-
rence (Pun) Plamondon, a White
Panther Party official accused of
bombing the Ann Arbor Central
Intelligence Agency (CIA) office
in September of 1968.
That wiretapping had been used
became known when the justice
department submitted tapes to the
U.S. District Court in Detroit, af-
ter a judge ordered that they sub-
f mit any tapes relevant to the case.
The judge will decide next week
whether the tapes will be admis-
sible as evidence in the case. The
government claims that the wire-
taps were legal and national se-
curity was involved, though it did
not originally disclose that t h e
tapes had been made.
According to Buck Davis, an at-
torney for the defense, the de-
fense requested several months
ago that it be permitted to obtain
any wiretaps related to the case.
In response to that motion, the
judge ordered the U.S. attorney
to produce any tapes which might
have been made. Now the Justice
Department has forwarded some
tapes to the judge.
The tapes are not to be seen by
either the defense or prosecuting
attorneys unless the judge rules
that they are admissible as evi-
dence.
Also accused in thercase are two
other White Panthers, John Sin-
clair and Jack Forrest. All three
are accused of conspiracy and
Plamondon is also accused of car-
rying out the actual bombing.
The conspiracy charge carries
a maximum penalty of five years
in prison and a $10,000 fine. The
second count, only naming Pla-
mondon, carries a maximum pen-
alty of ten years in prison and
$10,000 fine. There are no mini-
mum penalties.
The FBI investigated the bomb-
ing of the CIA office, which hand-
led prospective agents from the
University and Michigan State
University. The bombing, which
caused $6,000 worth of damage,
occured after six similar blasts in
the Detroit area.
One year later, a Detroit grand
jury indicted the three Panthers
on the conspiracy charge. Police
then began an interstate search
for Plamondon, and he was appre-
hended nine months later by
Michigan State Police who charg-
ed him with carrying a concealed
weapon.
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the draft when Congress con-
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Hatfield's legislative a i d e,
Frank Cook, said in an inter-
view the senator will also in-
troduce a bill to raise military
pay and other incentives to vol-
untary enlistment. Similar leg-
islation failed last year.
Cook said draft repeal h a s
some small chance of passage in
the Senate but probably will hit
tougher roadblocks in the House.
Enlistment incentives, he said.
might stand a better chance in
both chambers.
Until after World War II, the
military draft was only a war-

pass ;0 years wi ony
year lapse in 1947.
President Nixon has a
ed a goal of reducing dr
to zero by mid-1973, th
ing on an all-voluntee
But Nixon wants to
standby authority to
drafting if necessary.
Hatfield's proposal
strip the president of
thority to maintain a dx
tem. It could be restor
by another act of Congr
Cook added, "We car
ject what will happen on
but we think there willx
substantive debate and w
ing to push hard on it.'

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