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Tuesday, August 8, 1972

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Page Seven

Tuesday, August 8, 1972 THE MICHIGAN DAILY Page Seven

DAILY OFFICIAL U.S. a'cuses N. Vies
BULLETIN . . .
BULLETIN.......... of eivilian massacres
TUESDAY, AUGUST 8
AV Center Fms: "Wsndersng about WASHINGTON (:-A State He said another columnc
Things" and others, Aud. 4, Modern Department spokesman said yes- refugees was caught five day
Language Bldg., 7 p.m. terday U.S. military advisers and earlier a few miles south c
Music School: William Dole, Saxo- other eyewitnesses estimated Quang Tri of April 24. He gas
phone & Bamoon, Oeh. 01 Has. Neelal 1,000 to 2,000 South Vietnamese no estimates of the casualties i
U Players: Gelbart, Shevelove & died last April 29-30 in what the earlier incident.
sondheim's "A Funny Thing Happened was described as "a deliberate According to official repor
o nthe Way to the Forum," Power North Vietnamese Army mas- received by the State Depart
Ceate, 1 p.m. sacre of helpless civilians." ment, U.S. Marine Corps Maj
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taken place near the My Chanh
River bridge on Route 1 when
thousands of refugees fleeing
from Quang Tri were caught in
the open by Communist artillery
fire.
State Department press of-
ficer John King said the esti-
mates of deaths were probably
closer to the higher figure of
2,000 noncombatants, composed
mainly of women, children and
older people.
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jona trice ana rcoa etS ber-
dan said they had seen the
civilians brought under fire by
130mm artillery shells fired over
their heads with delayed action
fuses.
Sherdan said the column
stretched three miles north and
one mile south for a total of
four miles from his observation
point near the My Chanh bridge.
There were no weapons nor
South Vietnamese soldiers in
the column which moved almost
shoulder to shoulder down the
highway, he said.
King said the dimensons of
the killing are only now becom-
ing known as South Vietnamese
troops return to the area which
had been occupied by'the North
Vietnameae.
Buddist Monks and Catholic
prests are now trying to recover
bodies n the area, he said. But
there has been no organized
graves registration operation
there.
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ROLLINGER DEMANDS!
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* reorgnization of the Sheriff's Department
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* establish Consumer Protection Office
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TWO VIETNAMESE GIRLS mourn the death of their relatives
buried in a mass funeral along Route 1 near Phofig Dien, South
Vietnam, recently. Officials estimate 2,000 civilians were killed,
allegedly by a North Vietnamese ambush south of Quang Tri.
All but 110 victims were identified.
CRUSHED 84-7:
Senate kills handgunt bill
WASHINGTON (P-The Sen- Hart, in urging his more
ate rejected, 84-7, yesterday a sweeping bill, told his colleagues
bill to outlaw private possession that if they voted for it they
of handguns. would "be making more likely
Sen. Philip Hart (D-Mich.) the survival of your family and
offered his measure as a sub- your neighbors."
stitute for a bill by Sen. Birch Bayh said Hart's bill went too
Bayh (D-Ind.) to ban the sale far and that his own proposal
of snub-nosed, easily-conceal- would take out of the market
able hand guns not suitable for place the kinds of handguns
sporting purposes, most commonly used by crimi-
_ __ _ ----_ nals.
Hart agreed that his bill
'esentotive would "not guarantee the dis-
appearance of handguns," but
he told the Senate it would
"take a healthy nick out of
them and put us in the direction
we ought to be going."
Under Hart's proposal, posses-
ocrat sion of handguns except by the
military, police, security guards,
for Ann Arbor and licensed pistol clubs, would
be illegal. Violators would be
Advertisement subject to five years' imprison-
ment or a $5,000 fine, or both.

THE SCHOOL OF MUSIC presents
Mozart's Opera
C0SI FAN TUTTE~
SUNG IN ENGLISH
August 18, 19, 21 & 22-8:00 P.M.
MENDELSSOHN THEATRE
Conductor: Josef Blatt Stage Director: Ralph Herbert
TICKETS: $3.00 Some reserved seating avail- MAIL ORDERS: School of Music Opera, Men-
able at $1.50 for University students with 1.D. delssohn Theatre, The University of Michigan,
cards. Sold at Box Office only Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Box Office opens Auugust 14 at 12:30 P.M. Information 764-6118
"COMEDY TONIGHT"
OPENING 8 P.M.
MICHIGAN REPERTORY 72's PRODUCTION OF
THE TONY AWARD WINNING MUSICAL
A Funny Thing HAPPEY EO THE
In the oir-conditioned Power Center
Tickets $2 & $3 Box office open 12:30 to 8:00 . Phone 763-3333
Good seats still available. Additional performances Aug. 9-12

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