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I uesday, January 30.1971


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Pentagon Papers reveal Lodge

favored N.

Viet bombing in


By AP and Reuters
LOS ANGELES - Former U. S.
Ambassador to Saigon Henry Ca-
bot Lodge proposed the bombing of
North Vietnam as early as 1964
but said it should stop short of to-
tal annihilation of the country be-I
cause this would "surely bring inI
the, Chinese Communists," it was
revealed in the Pentagon Papers
trial yesterday.
Lodge's suggestion to the United
States government was contained
in four previously secret sections

of the Pentagon Papers known as cussing tactics to be used by the
the "negotiation volumes" which United States while the Canadian
were released to the press for the government was acting as a third
first time. party in negotiations with Hanoi.
The volumes have been intro-; From Saigon, Lodge, then am-
duced as evidence at the trial of bassador to South Vietnam, advis
Daniel Ellsberg and Anthony Rus- -ed that before a Canadian envoy
so, charged with espionage, con- next visited. North Vietnam, the
spiracy and theft in connection South Vietnamese air force should
with the release of the Pentagon hit a "specific target in North
Papers. Vietnam," assuming there had
The papers showed that Lodge been a "terroristic act of proper
sent a message to the U. S. secre- magnitude beforehand by the
tary of state on May 15, 1964, dis- North Vietnamese."

"I much prefer a selective use
of Vietnamese air power to an
overt United States effort per-
haps involving the total annihi-
lation of all that has been built in
North Vietnam since 1954 because
this would surely bring in the
Chinese Communists and might
well bring in the Russians,"
Lodge's memo read.
"Moreover, if you can lay the
country to waste, it is quite likely
that you will induce a mood of
fatalism in the Viet Cong. Also,
there will be nobody left in North
Vietnam on whom to put *pres-
In another section of the lengthy
documents Norwegian Ambassador
to Peking, Ole Algard, reported
that the North Vietnam Ambassa-
dor there, Ngo Loan, told him in

1, 3.5, 7, 9P.M.
He does body work. When he
fixes someone, they never work
agai n.


Watergate trial goes to jury


TREASURY SECRETARY George Schultz (left) talks with Caspar --
Weinberger, director of the Office of Management and Budget,
during a Washington news briefing on the budget.

By AP and UPI
The prosecution completed its case in the
Watergate bugging trial yesterday and the fate
of two former officials of President Nixon's re-
election campaign committee goes to the jury
Though the prosecution has not probed to find
out who was behind the incident or whether then-
campaign chairman John Mitchell or Nixon him-
self knew -of it, U. S. District Judge John Sirica
frequently has taken over questioning to try to
find the answers and has scolded lawyers for
not doing their job.
Privately, Sirica has told newsmen he feels
it will fall to an upcoming congressional investi-
gation of the Watergate case to uncover "the
real story, the real facts" about it.
The prosecution had presented 49 witnesses
against G. Gordon Liddy, former counsel to
President Nixon's campaign finance committee,

and James McCord, Nixon's campaign security
chief, by the close of Friday's session.
Initially, Asst. U. S. Atty Earl J. Silbert plan-
ned to call 60 witnesses in the prosecution of
seven men charged in connection with the break-
in and the bugging of Democratic party head-
quarters on June 17, 1972.
But five of the defendants pleaded guilty and
the number of witnesses was reduced. The trial
started Jan. 8.
Meanwhile, with firm denials that he was be-
ing forced out, the Florida White House said
yesterday that Dwight Chapin is resigning as
President Nixon's appointments secretary.
Chapin's name cropped up in last fall's con-
troversy over alleged political espionge by Re-
publicans, and newspaper accounts named him
as White House contact for California lawyer
Donald Segretti, identified as a coordinator of
the disruptive efforts.

August, 1967, the North Vietnamese
were extremely reluctant to call
gon .Chinese help. EW s ( 1.n in u
Loan reportedly said that even
if the United States invaded North (Continued from Page 1) dent nuclear submarine fleet, the
Vietnam this might not necessarily Opportunity ( OEO), the central B-1 nuclear strike force bomber
be a reason for calling the Chese agency in Lyndon Johnson's "Great and the CVN-70 nuclear aircraft
help. ISociety." Calling many of the carrier.
Loan said the North Vietnamese Great Society programs "sacred The biggest defense saving will
had 400,000 troops for dealing with cows," Nixon announced plans to be achieved by reducing the num-
such an invasion and only if North scrap 70 federal aid programs in ber of armed forces and civilians
Vietnam was threatened with com- such areas as education, law en- employed by the military.
plete occupation by the Americans forcement, job training, and urban Spending for some programs will
would the Chinese be called in. community development. T h e y increase. These include pollution
The new papers also reveal that would be replaced by cash grants control, up 100 per cent; spending
the Canadians - not initially en- totalling nearly $7 billion to states to combat crime and drug abuse,
thusiastic about their role in trans- and cities under a federal revenue- up eight per cent; research for
mitting a U. S. threat - agreed sharing plan. energy needs, up 20 per cent; and
to do so as long as nuclear wea- The Health, Education and Wel- spending to combat cancer and
pons weren't used. fare Department budget, which heart disease, up 21 per cent.
would otherwise have totalled more Congress reacted quickly to
On May 30, the acting secretary than $100 billion, would be cut $6 Nixon's budget as both Democrats
of state cabled Lodge that Presi-; billion, nearly two-thirds of which and Republicans called for a re-: ono n i dioM - w udb a e ylmtn oen
deen Jo nsnund h sad vso r, M c- w ulyesa e y2i itn8ovr-ordering..of Priorities.
Ginerge rundyhCnadietanPim ment funding of medicare, medi- House Speaker Carl Albert called
New ork ith anadan Pimesaid, and other social services, the budge abgbsns ugt
Minister Lester Pearson and asked Nget'a big busmess budget
that Canada transmit a message Nixon is also dropping his own that leaves the common man out."
to Hanoi saying that the United welfare reform proposal, the long- - - -----
States "does not intend to permit !stalled guaranteed annual income.3
De~fene .nnf~~,,-Ur,,y s U1 1,;l



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Heavy Viet fighting continues,
numerous casualties reported

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the North Vietnamese to take over

(Continued from Page 1)
Although cease - fire observers
from Poland, Hungary, Indonesia,!
and Canada were to be in the fieldI
by today, their departure from
Saigon was believed to be delayed
by the impasse on the Joint Mili-I
tary Commission. Michael Gauvin,
head of the Canadian delegation to
the four-nation International Coin-
,mission for Control and Supervi-
sion,said the peace-keeping body
cannot move until the Joint Mili-
tary Commission provides trans-J
portation,, security, and guidance.
Small but bloody battles raged
in many parts of the country yes-
terday as both sides prepared for
deployment of the cease-fire ob-
servers. Saigon sources reported
that as many as 100 hamlets had

been penetrated by communist pardize an accounting of the miss-; Southeast Asia."
forces, although approximately 25 ing. The message said that Pearson
had been recaptured. Although the United States has eventually agreed, but first "stip-
Communist forces also cut ma- halted all its military operations ulated that he would have great
jor highways in at least five in Cambodia and South Vietnam, reservations about the use of nu-
places, including one point only Friedham reported, U. S. bombers
thirty miles from Saigon. are continuing operations over clear weapons, but indicated that
In Washington yesterday the Laos "in response" to some com- the punitive attacks would be 'a
Pentagon reported that fifty-six munist movements there. different thing."'
Americans known to have been --_______ __--_
prisoners of war in Southeast Asiai
remain unaccounted for by North
Pentagon spoKesman J e r r y
Friedheim said a list of those miss- (Continued from Page 1) by the faculty, according to Ham-
ing in Laos was expected despite According to Glenn Hamilton, ilton.
the continued U. S. bombing of president of the med school's grad- Not everyone in the school is
communist supply lines in that uating class, the process by which happy with having a TV doctor
country. "We don't see any con- Young was chosen to speak was speak at commencement.
nection there," he replied when "democracy and a touch of auto- Tel Blunt, editor of the Medical
asked if the bombing would jeo- cracy." School newspaper Paeon, remark-
Last summer, Hamilton said, ed, "I know quite a few people
.class officers drew up a list of who don't like the idea and think
possible speaker 'which included that Donald Duck would have been
Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-Mass.), a better choice."
Dr. Benjamin Spock and Young. Blunt said a number of medi-
Early last term, the graduating cal students may boycott the June
class voted and Kennedy, Spock, 8 ceremony.
and Young finished one, two and Others, however, were less cri-
three. tical.
IKennedy was eliminated when j
Ke dy¬ęs=1:ae we Ray Bass, a graduating senior,
he declined the invitation an ay Bdy a gradua e
Spock was ruled "unacceptable"I said, "Nobody thinks of gradua-
p su n p tion day as so important that we
have to have someone very learn-
,...._.,._..._...._P iin nR U Sn 'o ,.Ak 11 p e i "


lion, five billion dollars more than
last year.
Pentagon officials said yesterday
that their department's budget in-'
crease will be absorbed by pay and
pension increases and price rises
caused by inflation.
Although no large new weapons
systemudevelopments are included
in the budget, more money is re-!
quested this year than last for;
such ongoing programs as the Tr-

WOODY ALLEN in Herbert Ross's film of



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ual failure who spends most of his time dreaming of being like Bogart. While try-
ing to score with every girl in sight (and striking out consistently), Felix gradu-
ally falls in love with his best friend's wife, and she with him. One of those rare,
beautiful, commercial films which should be seen a third time, and when you
come, keep an eye on Diane Keaton, who is quietly magnificent.
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with shotgun
(Continued from Page 1)
inches away from Reuter's head.
"He got the other people in the
restaurant corralled into a corner,"
Reuter recalls. "This guy was very
nervous. When he scooped up the
money in the cash drawer, he
missed quite a bit."
The bandit may be nervous, but
area business persons aren't
exactly resting easy either as long
as he is at large.
City Police Chief Walter Krasny
says "we've been checking our
sources of information. It may take
some time to put it together, but
we should have something on it in
the near future."

. .
_ _ __.


AP Photo
A SOUTH VIETNAMESE soldier wounded by Viet Cong auto-
matic weapons fire north of Saigon yesterday is treated by a
medic. Heavy fighting continued in the Saigon area 48 hours
after the cease-fire officially began.

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