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Blyth«vffl» (Artt.) Court** K«wi - Monday, Miy It, MM- Hn Fhrt ~ By Lines ...by You (EDITOR'S NOTE: This column Is tor UM by the readers. Material submitted will not be returned. All material should be typed and double-spaced and is tuhject to editing. Writers should sign their names and, in the cases of students, should give their age. Names will be withheld on request.) By Jimmy Strickland This past Monday at our regular troop meeting the troop discussed the Viet Nam situation and I wrote down most of the statements. They are not exact quotations but are as close as I could get them. It might be possible that you will detect a little outside influence such as "Combat," a favorite TV show of most fellows of this age group. Tommy Warren (age 12) • "I think they should stop sending a limited number of men and send heavy artillery." George Crook (age 11) - "I think they should send some small submarines into those rivers and get rid of the mines." Frank Treadway (age 14) "We should have a full scale war." Martin Evans (age 13) - "I say we should declare war so we could cross the border and go Into the countries near Viet Nam and build up force." Thuro Clark (age 13) - "I don't think that college stuff is fair. They give a test and if you don't pass, you have to go to Viet Nam. Danny Cunningham (age 11) "I think the college test is fair because some kids just go to college to get out of going to Viet Nam." Tommy Maxwell (age 14)"I think we should stay and fight, if we pull out we will leave the whole world to communism." Ricky Bowlin (age 13) - "I think if we pull out, the communists will think we are chicken and they will plan an attack on the United States." Japanese Arms Attitude Changing? By EUGENE LEVIN TOKYO (AP) - A growing debate in Japan ever its relations with the United States and Red China is bringing forth the first vague hint bat the general Japanese attitude toward nuclear arms may be changing. The debate, centered on the Japan-U.S. security treaty and Communist China's atomic weapon potential, has focused to cross them like in Cambodia. Right now, we are on the defence but we should declare war and get on the offense so we could do com* good." Jimmy Ray (age 12) • "I Dale Batton (age 13) - "I think if we pull out, they will think we should stay and fight, j think we are chicken and they They should be more lenient on will try to take over the United border lines. We should be able I States." Joe Hester (age IS) - "I think they should develops a front so they could fight like a regular attention on controversial proposals for • Japanese military buildup. In this country, that suffered the world's only atomic bombings, the whole idea of rearmament — especially with nuclear weapons — has been shunned for two decades. Now the government Is proceeding more boldly with plans Curtis Collier (age 13) - "We for a defense buildup. It also is should get a strip of land just south of the North Viet Nam border so they can't get anymore troops into South Viet Nam." taking a subtle stand on the question of a nuclear proliferation treaty, leaving the way open for Japan to have its own atomic weapons as long as oth- HOW'S YOUR NOSE FOR NEWS? A big news story broke recently in each of Hi* spots marked on the map below. As a reader or student, check your memory and your knowledge by identifying At news events. The clues given in the box below will help. What occurred when? Study th* map and match the numbers with the tvcntt listed in the box at right. Scon yourself 10 points for each correct answer. A score of 50—you're fairly hep. A score of 70— you're pretty sharp. A score of 90 or more—congratulations to a real niws hawk! (See page three for answers) MATCH 'EM UP D Still champ rj New type draft D Old "hardware" Q Kidnaper is slain D Out of touch Q Vital shut-off D Two legs Q Disaster at sea Q Error in title Q Rebellion crushed ers do. For years to come, the mili tary buildup is likely to be a nonnuclear one. Japanese oppo sition to atomic bombs goei deep. The idea of a rearmet Japan, even without nuclear weapons', is enough to make other Asian nations shiver — and Japanese officials know this. * * « It all started with debate over the security treaty which gives the United States the right to maintain bases in Japan while pledging to help defend the Japanese. The treaty was revised in 1960 amidst bitter rioting that forced President Dwight D. Eisenhower to cancel a scheduled trip to Japan. Either country can request another revision after 1970. The Japanese Socialist party, which often echoes a pro-Peking line, has long waged a campaign to scrap the treaty. The Socialists cite the Viet Nam war as a reason for getting rid of American bases in Japan. They say this country could find itself involved in an Asian war against its will. The Viet Nam war has been one reason for the early debate on the treaty revision. Prim Minister Eisaku Sato's strategy also may be responsible. Some observers think he has deliber ately plunged into the debate saying the treaty should remain unchanged, in an attempt to sway public opinion. It is sail that he does not want to wai until the last minute — 1970 — and find himself in the midst ol new riots. * * * : Some government supporters on the right agree with the Socialists that Japan should try to end its dependence on American military strength. But there is a difference. The Socialists want a defenseless Japan that trusts in the good will of its neighbors. The conservatives want a Japanese military buildup that would jermit this country to defend tself. 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