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Michigan Daily
Vol. LXXXIV, No. 7-S Ann Arbor, Michigan-Thursday, May 16, 1974 Ten Cents Twelve Pages
Hostage children die
in Arab-Israeli clash
Troops attack guerrilla-held school
MAALOT, Israel (M-Israeli sol-
diers charged with g u n s blazing
into a school in this half-Jewish,
half-Arab village yesterday in what
officials described as a desperate
last-minute e f f o r t to stop three
Palestinian guerrillas from blowingr'
up hostages who included about 85
Israeli teen-agers. M
The carnage left virtually all the "'.
hostages - vacationing pupils andAk
s e v e r a l chaperones - dead or
wounded. T h e Palestinians a 1 s o
were killed.
THE ISRAELI military command said
16 hostages were killed in the school and
one Israeli soldier was killed by terrorist
sniper fire before the building was
stormed. Seventy h o s t a g e s were
An explosion went off inside the school
and smoke poured from its windows as
the Israeli attack began with bursts o
gunfire that lasted for about 10 minutes.
Some of the children were injured when
they jumped from second-story windows *
of the building where they had been held
at gunpoint for about 13 hours.
Before they seized the school, the same
guerrillas had killed five other Maalot
A FAMILY of four-a seven-months'
pregnant woman, her husband and two
children-were massacred in their beds i«
in an apartment near the school. An .
Arab woman was killed when the guer-
rillas ambushed a truck.mAP Pho
The attack came less than 24 hours A BLOOD-SPATTERED teenage girl is helped from a school building in Maalot, Israel as an Israeli soldier, at right,
after p o li c e issued a public warning weeps after seeing the carnage that resulted when Israelis stormed the building. Three Arab guerrillas had held 85 stu-
dents hostage in an attempt to free other Palestinians from prison. Sixteen of the hostages and all three guerrillas were
See CLASH, Page 10 killed in the resulting shootout.
Judiciary probe mandates

new t
WASHINGTON (P) - The House Judi-
ciary Committee voted 27 to 1 yesterday
to subpoena 11 more Watergate tapes
President Nixon has refused to turn over
to its impeachment inquiry.
By top-heavy votes it also subpoenaed
scheduling diaries of Nixon's meetings
and conversations during four periods of
time, and there were indications it would
decide soon whether to subpoena up to
66 more apes dealing with non-Water-
gate matters.
THE COMMITTEE members, mean-
while, got their first chance yesterday
to compare a tape already on hand with
the White House transcripts, and some
found the recording "more damaging"
than the edited version,
One of two tapes heard by the panel
was a-Sept. 15, 1972, meeting involving

the President, H. R. Hal
Dean. A transcript of th
was released last week b
Rep. Robert Drinan (
the tape "much more da
White House transcripts.
"WHEN YOU hear how
planning and plotting,y
picions are aroused," h
voiced similar appraisals
The vote on the Water
ported by all committee
cept Rep. Edward Hutc
igan, was a direct chal
who notified the commit
would give it no moreV
rial. The subpoena calls
the tapes next Wednesda
The White House is
shock effects of Nixon's
a committee subpoena,

deman and John over transcripts instead of tapes. Segretti
hot conversation THE 55 CONVERSATIONS covered by as the d
y the President. the new subpoena deal with plans for trict Jud
D-Mass.) called bugging Democratic headquarters, con- "your r
maging than the versations a few days after the Water- cannotb
gate break-in, and efforts to get the CIA have re
they have been to limit .he FBI investigation of the remaine
your worst sus- break-in. -In a
he said. Others That's as far as Chief Counsel John Waterga
s. Doar has gotten in his presentation of dent's c
'gate tapes, sup- evidence to the committee, which he re- secondc
Republicans ex- surned after the vote on the subpoenas. his knom
hinson of Mich- In other Watergate developments yes- given t
lenge to Nixon, terday: Rebozo
tee last week he -Dwight Chapin, the President's for- Haig re
Watergate mate- mer appointments secretary, was sen- May 2,s
for delivery of tenced to 10 to 30 months in prison for him toi
ay. his April S conviction on two counts of -Earl
still feeling the lying to the FBI about political trickster unanimt
last response to Donald Segretti. Chapin, 33, had pleaded tend the
when he turned for clemency, saying that both he and

37 -1
already were "marked for life
irty tricks team." But U.S. Dis-
dge Gerhard Gesell declared that
esort to . . . swearing falsely
be condoned." Chapin, who could
ceived up to five years in prison,
d free on bond for an appeal.
n afternoon session, the Senate
te Committee gave the Presi-
hief of staff, Alexander Haig, a
chance to answer questions about
wledge of a $100,000 contribution
o Nixon's friend, C. G. "Bebe"
by billionaire Howard Hughes.
fused to testify on the matter
saying the President had ordered
invoke executive privilege.
Mier, the Senate committee voted
ously to ask the full Senate to ex-
e committee's life to June 30,
See PANEL, Page 10

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