THE MICHIGAN DALLY
Tuesday, .December 12, l 9? .
Page Two THE MICHIGAN DAILY Tuesday, December 12, 1971
By the AP and Reuters the airb
SAIGON - Heavy fighting has munist
broken out between communist their w
forces and government airborne River
troops battling to regain terri- in Soul
tory lost to the North Vietnam- militar
ese near Quang Tri City, field The
reports said yesterday. Vietna
The unconfirmed reports said divisio
borne troops met fierce com-
resistance while inching
way towards the Thach Han
south west of Quang Tri
th Vietnam's northern most
reports said 137 N o r t h
mese soldiers from the 312
an had been killed in bitter
Irish leader heals
Unionist Party split
BELFAST (Reuters) - Former
N. Ireland Prime Minister B r i a n
Faulkner. yesterday steered his
Unionist Party away from a head-
on clash between moderates and
hardliners which could have wreck-
ed the once all-powerful body.
At the annual meeting of the
Party's standing committee, a mo-
tion by moderates asking for the
expulsion of members who a 1 s o
o m N r I * n t
the militant Protestant
Movement was put aside
But both supporters of V a n-:
guard, headed by former H o m e
;Affairs Minister William Craig,
and Party moderates said after-
ward the decision could o n l y
postpone a showdown for a f e w
A meeting of the standing com-
mittee, the Unionists ruling body,E
came as Vanguard spokespersons
warned they would form a new
party "overnight" if their support-
ers were expelled.
fighting during the last two days.
There was no word on govern-
ment casualties, but one uncon-
firmed report said the airborne
troops, one of the South's elite
forces, had some losses.
The government troops are aim-
ing to cross the Thach H a n
River, which flows northeast in-
to the Cua Viet river, passing
between Quang Tri and the De-
Latest reports said they were
two miles short of the river,
while government marines, push-
ing north to the east of Quang
Tri, are some five miles from
In other action near Saigon,
South Vietnamese forces lay in
wait and then attacked a North
Vietnamese battalion infiltrating
from Cambodia northwest of Sai-
gon. Military sources reported
heavy communist losses in the
The South Vietnamese sources
said the North Vietnamese de-
fected Sunday night and t o I d
military authorities where the
communist battalion could be
found in the jungled area.
South Vietnamese planes spot-
ted the battalion, launched a ser-
ies of air strikes and called in
artillery. Ground forces then at-
tacked nine miles south of the
provincial capital of Tay Ninh,
which is about 50 miles northwest
During five hours of fighting,
87 communist troops were killed.
Government soldiers reported
capturing rockets, mortars, ma-
chine guns, military uniforms
and equipment and 20 bags of
rice. The South Vitnamese re-
ported three wounded.
Meanwhile, Henry Kissinger,
carrying new instructions from
President Nixon, began a second
week of Vietnam Peace Talks
with North Vietnam's Le Duc
Nixon sent the instructions to
Kissinger after getting a first-
SAT, SUN, /
hand report on the talks f r o m
Kissinger's chief deputy, Gen.
Alexander Haig, who flew to
Washington last Saturday night.
Haig had a 75-minute meeting
with Nixon Sunday while, in Par-
is, American and North V i e t-
namese technical experts went
over the draft text of a possible
Kissinger and Tho, at the home
of an American jeweller near
Paris, began the session with
their now traditional handshake.
U.S. officials here continue to
express confidence that a settle-
ment is at hand, but they declin-
ed to make any comment on the
progress of the secret talks.
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I CDLG11 t 1 '1XJII Vanguard and the Ulster Defense
Association with which it h a s
PP close links, are pressing hard for
a ~ointees "" a Unionist statement that it woulda
declare Northern Ireland independ-
ent if Britain refused to restore the,
WASHINGTON (AP) - Eighteen provisional parliament.
national women's organizations
have sent telegrams and letters to The moderates view this as a
President Nixon, expressing dis- negation of the principles of t h e
appointment over his failure to Party, founded in the first decade
name any women to Cabinet or of this century to maintain the pro-
sub-Cabinet posts in his second ad- vince's link with Britain when the
ministration. rest of Ireland was seeking to
The women's groups urged Nixon break away.
to give top priority to appointing Today Faulkner meets Britain's
women as assistant or undersecre- administrator for the province,
taries in each department of the William Whitelaw, in a last effort
Cabinet. The top-level positions to put over the Unionist viewpoint
have already been filled by men. before the publication of a British
They alsorequested a meeting governmentwhite paper on the fu-
with, the President to discuss the Lr fNrhr rlnepce
lack of women appointees so far
in Nixon's reorganization, but have early next year.
not yet received a repsonse.
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