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/ednesday, June 14, 1972 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN News Pho se: 764-0552
Fj ujj eg c o m m i ~n d r e _ t te
ndoses Nixon's
' Indochina terms

Round and round they go
John Howard of Springfield, Mo. is pacing the field in qualifying events for the U.S
bicycling team last Sunday. Howard, a member of the Army cycling team, is pedaling
berths on the U.S. team.
Controversy over Fuller I
l edeP

WASHINGTON ( -- President Nixon's offer to pull all
U.S. forces out of Vietnam four months after an interna-
tionally supervised total Indochina ceasefire and release
of American prisoners was endorsed by the House Foreign
Affairs Committee yesterday.
Chairman Thomas Morgan (D-Pa.) joined the minority
and said, "I believe there is an excellent chance we can
change it on the floor to order U.S. withdrawal, without
$' pinning it on a total Indochina cease fire."
As adopted by a 19 to 18 vote, the amendment became
the first end the war proposal ever approved by the com-
mittee. However, it does not go nearly as far toward a con-
gressionally mandated end to the fighting as have several
proposals adopted by the
panel's Senate counterpart, N
the Foreign Relations Coin- iXOH askS
The gist of the President's (
May 8 offer to Hanoi was
adopted with the votes of all
-Associated Press but two of the committee's 16
Republicans, plus 5 of its 22
Olympic road The revision proposed by WP
for one of ten Rep. John Buchanan (R-Ala) WASHINGTON ()-President
Nixon asked Congress yesterday
changes the resolution from a for early approval of the stra-
directive to the President into tegic arms-limitation agree-
a "sense of Congress" resolue menu, arguing they contain
tion that if approved would be ample escape hatches should
only a statement of position on U.S. security be threatened.
Withitsapprval thecom Since broad outlines' of ac-
R d. Wihis tecm
o mt apprd ovaltoa ot cords to limit deployment of
ototherdid opgetlto avese both defensive and offensive
on two other proposals: a cease ballistic missiles have been
fire limited strictly to safe knownsicemNixonesignedtem
0 withdrawal of U.S. forces and a known since Nix signattetio
compromise between that and focusedin posofarealior
the President's offer. focused on points of real or
potential disagreement between
to get the bus Morgan said he believes the the two nuclear superpowers.
rday he was at resolution can be changed to For the first time, Nixon set
pleased with the either of those limited cease
down for Congress a listing of
fire proposals on the House major points on which the
i for the sum- floor. He said he had hopes United States and the Soviet
"But we started that the Democrats' original Unionhye expressed these own
ober because we proposal for an Oct. 1 U.S. pull- interpretations of 'hat the ac-
to the ice rink, out tied only to release of cordspreally mean.
is scheduled to American prisoners, an ac-
n the fall." counting for the missing and The treaty, requiring a two-
e fall we'll have safe U.S. withdrawal, might still thirds majority in the Senate
ver again," he be adopted. for ratification, covers defensive
Rep. B e n j a m i n Rothen- arms. A companion agreement
gan stopping at to curb offensive weapons, ex-
st Thursday al- thal (D-N.Y. contended that piring in five years, is up for
i announcement although the Republicans won approval by both houses through
e new service. in committee, they had voted joint resolution which will re-
major figure in for the first time to put the quire simple majorities. for
said he didn't U.S. withdrawal question be- adoption,
decision intil he fore the House and "if the Effectiveness of the agreement
hFritter P ao 01
House represents the majority is contingent upon ratification
of Americans, we will prevail." of the treaty.


The Fuller Rd. Pool contro-
versy finally cause to an end
last weekend when the Univer-
sity transportation department
quietly initiated bus service to
the recreational facility.
The battle over whether the
transportation department should
provide service to the pool has
raged since last October when
residents of Northwood apart-
ments on North Campus first re-
quested the stop be installed.
Disagreement flared into the
open last month when the North-
wood tenants, impatient with the

lack of progress on the question,
staged a "ride-in" on the bus
demanding it stop at the pool.
The action was followed by a
flurry of administrative memos
between the Housing and trans-
portation departments and a
VIP bus ride to the pool last
Transportation department of-
ficials were unavailable for com-
ment yesterday to explain why
they so suddenly changed their
The transportation department
had contended that buses could
not safely stop at the pool.
Ron Beck, who spearheaded

the movement
stop said yesteu
least partiallyx
"I'm satisfied
mer," he said.'
battling last Oct
wanted access1
and the service
be terminated i
"I guess. in thi
to start all o
The buses be
Fuller Pool la
though no publi
was made of th
Even Beck, a
the controversy
know about, the
saw buses with
signs on them.

Rash of thefts plague city
Following a seeming lull in in rip-offs. "Maybe they all came
their nefarious activities 1 a s t back from vacation," one offi-
week, the Breaking and Enter- cer jokingly suggested.
ing artists were out in full force But for the 32 new victimus
again committing 20 illegal en- the last four days have been no
tries over the weekend and ano- joke.
ther 12 Monday night. One of thetm, City Councilman
Police estimate that well in Jerry De Grieck (HRP-1st
excess of $3,500 in property was Ward), has some sadder b u t
stolen during the weekend. wiser suggestions.
Roughly 25 per cent of the break- "Always lock your doors and
ins were in student neighbor- your windows when you leave
hoods. your house," he says. "And if
Monday you have stereo equipment don't
Monday night they were at it put it in the window' where it
again committing 12 B&Es get- an bense."
ting away with well over $3000. cnb seen."
king aswa wthell ver 131. The police department, while
As usual there have been no claiming it lacks the staff to
arrests. adequately prevent B&Es, sug-
Police officials were at a loss gests area residents join heir
to explain this new resurgence Operation Identification.

Frost ruins
LANSING (/'"-A sudden frost
damaged over JO per cent of the
state's blueberry crop, according
to the Michigan Crop Reportitg
State blueberry growers have
requested federal assistance.
The chill on Sunday morning
also hurt corn, potatoes, fruit
and o t h e r tender vegetable
J. P. Holbein, manager of the
Michigan Blueberry Growers As-
sociation, which markets 85 per
cent of the Midwest blueberry
crop, said the frost will cost the
association's 7t members some
$6 million.
The unseasonable low tempera-
ture hurt crops in Muskegon,
Allegan, Van Buren and Ber-
rien counties.
Blueberries are usually picked
and sold in late July and August.
Holbein said the berries reach-
ing the market this summer will
be scarce and expensive.

Who 0on?
A South Vietnamese ranger walks down a street of the district
town of Dat Do, 45 miles southeast of Saigon, recently. Most of
the town was destroyed in fighting.

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