THE MICHIGAN DAILY
I uesday, February 27, 1973'
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Vietnam ceasefire conference
opening marred by differences
Lecture and Readings from Her Work
Rackham Lecture Hall
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By AP and Reuters
PARIS - The international con-k
ference to give great-power back-
ing to the Vietnam peace agree-
ment got off to a brisk and busi-
nesslike start yesterday, but fun-
damental differences emerged on
how the ceasefire should be made
But clashes of principle and pro-
cedure among the 13 participants
seemed capable of compromise and
the confident forecast of delegates
was that the parties involved will
sign a "hands-off-Vietnam" prom-
ise on Friday.
China's foreign minister C h i
Peng-Fei, U.S. Secretary of State
William Rogers and France's Mau-
rice Schumann were among six terday's opening session. ed bilaterally with the govern-
speakers at the first session of the Canada, he said, would quit the ments or from international organ-
conference, which brings the big International Commission of Con- izations because this was more ra-
five powers together to discuss In- trol and Supervision on April 301 pid, a spokesman said.
dochina for the first time since unless some system could be North Vietnam's delegate, Nguy-
1962. agreed for dealing with violations en Thanh Le, appeared to dash
These exchanges came after the of the cease-fire. American hopes of getting the con-!
conference had swiftly adopted a Presenting a formal resolution on' ference to exert pressure to make
set of rules for itself. They pro- the issue he urged a definite role the ceasefire in Laos effective and
vided for U.S. and North Vietnam- for > U.N. Secretary-General Kurt to halt the fighting in Cambodia.
ese experts to produce the first Waldheim - a role empowering He told a press briefing t h a t
draft of a declaration which the him to reconvene the conference in North Vietnam disagreed with a
conference as a whole will pre- 'ertain circumstances. proposal by Rogers that the con-
sent as its final act. The Canadian demand won im- ference should discuss Laos and
Mit~t,.he11 n fr-nmediate backing from Rogers - Cambodia.
of Canada, whose country is one of
four supervising the cease-fire, laid
down a virtual ultimatim at yes-
Nixon maintains 5.5
per cent pay ceiling
but in quick succession Ch i n e s e,
North Vietnamese and Viet Cong
spokesmen turned it down.
Essentially their objection is that'
the United Nations should stay out
I f the Indochinese scene.
As they see it, the problem of
peacekeeping should be settled by
the parties to the war themselves.
The North Vietnamese also re-
jected Western ideas for the con-
ference to discuss coordinated mul-
tilateral aid for the economic re-
construction of Vietnam.
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FRIDAY AND SATURDAY:
WASHINGTON (A) - The Nixon
administration said yesterday it
will retain the 5.5 per cent guide-
tine for wage increases during
Phase Three. But at the same time
it signalled some loosening of the
Confusion and contradictlmn cloak-
ed the major economic policy an-
The confusion developed when
President Nixon's chief economic
spokesman said that Phase Two's
basic wage standard would remain
in effect. At the same time, the ad-
ministration embraced a broadly
worded policy statement which
skirted any mention of the 5.5 per
The statement said "No single
WASHINGTON (') - The Food
and Drug Administration (FDA)
said yesterday it is finding blad-
der tumors in rats fed saccharin,
but is awaiting further studies be-
fore making any decision on whe-
ther to ban the artificial sweeten-
"We're not going to take any ac-
tion until we get a recommenda-
tion from the National Academy of
Sciences," said Virgil Wodicka,
director of FDA's Bureau of Foods.
He said FDA scientists are not
sure whether the rat bladder cel-
lular changes indicate cancer and,
if they do, whether saccharin caus-
ed it. But he acknowledged in re-
sponse to questioning that the tu-
mors are "suspicious."
The safety of saccharin h a s
been under extensive review since,
1969 when cyclamates were banned
because they caused cancer in la-
boratory animals. It is the only
artificial sweetener still on the
The FDA has not completed its
two-year study of 96 rats, half
male and half female, which were
fed saccharin ranging from .01 to
7.5 per cent of their total daily
In January, 1972, the FDA re-'
moved saccharinsfromits list of
additives generally recognized as
safe, and limited the average:
adult's intake to no more than one
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standard or settlement can be
equally applicable at one time to
all parties in an economy so large,
iecentralized and dynamic."
President Nixon's decision to
make the rigid guidelines m o rte
flexible appeared to be a major
:ncession to labor. Public a n d
private statements of administra
tion officials indicated the movr
was *an attempt to win labor's
backing for Nixon's revamped eco-
aomic program. AFL-CIO Presi
dent George Meany has opposed
the 5.5 per cent standard as too
Meany said he was not surprised
at the Nixon administration decis-
"We eventually hope to get away
from the ceiling," Meany s a i d
yesterday at a news conference.
"If we're going to have a figure,
it should be 7.5 or 8 perncent.'
Nixon announced last month that
he was ending Phase Two's manda-
tory wage-price controls for all but
the food, health and construction
One of the relaxations that had
been expected was permitting
wage increases to take into ac-
count the continuing rise in the
cost of living which rose at an an-
nual rate of six per cent last
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