Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado on May 3, 1972 · Page 6
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Greeley, Colorado
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Wednesday, May 3, 1972
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(fc__GUEELEY (Colo.) TUIIUJNK Weil, May .1, I72 W, Germans Warned Nonratification ! Of Treaty Would Have Bad Effects ANTHONY COLLINGS J Aisoelnted Press Wrltsr iONN, Germany (AP) Vest Germany's most powerful jcessions are pried from Mos-|ol (he Nobel Prize in physics,)lion to West German hopes for Foreign Minister Walter Scheel and Frame Josef Strauss, I Rudolf Moessuauer and Werner lleisenberg, and Werner Frosc- innn, winner of (lie 195G N'obel Prize in medicine. Debate on ratification, origl- _.., unity scheduled for today, was nonaggression treaties wilh the parliament building on Ihe! postponed-and the parliament, iKfluiiMiins opened a - n e w round the Havarian conservative lend- of.Crisis talks today. Prominent cr who staunchly oppos the scientists and Nobel Prize win-1 treaties, were present at llw ners warned (hat failure to rat-j t a l k s in a conference room in Soviet Union and Poland w l d have negative effects around Ihe world. he architect of the treaties, Chancellor Willy Brandt, met opposition leader Rainer Barzel wlio has . vowed . to block ratification unless, more con- iihine River here. A score of distinguished sei-i incut j split evenly between govern- opposition forces, enlists issued an appeal to the market! time while Brandt and Barzcl bargained. Barzel was threalcning to deadlocked parliament to ratify the pacts and place "our future and the peaceful development of Europe" ahead of politics. Signers included two holders Moscow gives firmer recogni- cvcntual rcunificiilion witli Communist East Germany. Brandt warned Barzel the government can go only so far Iry- [ing to win more Soviet concessions. Soviet Ambassador Valentin Falln met Tuesday with one of Brandt's representatives on the.issue. Secretary of; State William P. Rogers arrives In Bonn this weekend, the 27th anniversary of (lie end of World War II in withhold voles needed for ratifi-l Europe, and seems certain to ,,,,!:,,.. _r ii._ ...,,,,!;,,_ . . . . i . . . , y g ]iopis that ItlC cation of the treaties unless Ration's Top Officials Gather Iji Capitol for Hoover Funeral ;: By TOM SEPPY ['. Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - The nation's officials gathered in thfc Capilol today to pay tribute to'.J. Edgar Hoover, head of the FBI for nearly 48 years, as his bd.dy wnet on public view. Jjlembers of Congress, the Supreme Court and the Cabinet assembled in (he building's hdge rotunda as the casket was cajried at slow funeral pace by nine servicemen and policemen to'-i the same catafalque that bore the body of Abraham Lincoln in 1865. . ·j Not Present President Nixon, who will deliver the eulogy at Hoover's fu- nejal Thursday, was one of the fe^' major federal officials not inutile rotunda. Meanwhile, there appeared to be-vlitfle doubt .that no mailer who is named by Nixon to replace (he 77-year-old Hoover, found dead in his home Tuesday morning, there will be an ejjochal change in Ihe FBI, which Hoover ruled with an iron hand and molded in his o\yh,, image. . hi4he; head of the casket was ths federal Bureau of Investigation -flag: · \ · ti - . ; · ' . Most of the Senate members arrived first in (lie massive Ro- (nnda, !)6 feet across and 180 feet high. Then the Supreme Court justices and the Cabinet filed in and last came the House members en bloc led by Speaker Carl Albert. Gov. Ronald Reagan of California came in and joined the House members. The body was to remain on public view u n t i l 9:30 a.m. Thursday. Hoover, whose body was found beside his bed, died of natural causes. His death was attributed to "hypertensive cardiovascular disease"--an ailment linked to high blood pressure--although the immediate cause might havq been a heart I attack. ' ' Tolson in Charge Clyde A. Tolson, 72, Hoover's longtime friend and No. 2 man in the bureau, was named immediately to take charge. NM\-on was to name an acting director today, most likely a Justice Department attorney .but not Hoover's permanent succes- Wesl Germans can heal their split. Final approval of the 1971 four power ngvccmenl on Berlin hingos on the fate of Ihe treaties. Both Brandt and Barzel say they wane lo work toward eventual unification of Germany. Brandt holds his treaties work toward this goal by confirming existing European borders without recognizing East Germany while trying to improve relations between the two Germanys. Hobby Fair To Be Biggest Held Here Thd lllli Anmuil Hobby Fair, scheduled Saturday and Sunday, promises to be the biggest since Iho (air's Inception In 1901. The (nil- is slated to bo held In Iho Grcclcy Cumnuinlly liulldlng nnd entries of every type nml description have poured Into (lie Culture Department Office. Just to whet Hie perspective Hobby Knlr attendee's appetite, here nre a tew of tbc liobby e n t r i e s : nielnl sculpture, miniature, wagons and furniture, lapidary, 'and jewelry, liooked nigs, taxidermy, flytylng, antique radios and you. nnmc it. Besides viewing all of the hobbles anci visiting with the hobbyists, Hobby Fair goers wilt also see demonstrations in cake decorating, tly lying, painting, liow to make miniature furniture from beer cans and several others. Eiitertnlnmonl wlN'include a bnncl concert by- Iho Adult Hccicallon Band, barbershop singing by tlio "Sugar Beats," and some Interesting' slid* shows by (lie Grceto/ Shutler- bugs Club. ' : Strange as It may' seem, many hobbyists exhibit their hobbies every year, and their enthusiasm seems to;-Increase, rather than wane.' Hobby Fair hours' are, from I to 8:30 p.m. on Saturday and from 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday. There Is no admission fee to (he Hobby Fair. A concession stand will also be in operation during the event. WINS P U L I T Z E R P R I Z E - Columnist Jack Anderson, who won the Pulitzer Prize for national reporting'for exposing secret While House documents on the Indian-Pakistani conflict last November am! December, delivers testimony Monday before a House Government Information subcommittee in Washington. The 49-year-old journalist learned of the award late Monday in Washington. (AP Wirephoto) Greeley Police Log Draped In Black Palms lined the perimeter of (he Rotunda and the entrances from the House and Senate wings of the Capilol were draped in black. The officials were present for a brief memorial service including a eulogy by Chief Justice Warren E. Burger and prayers by the House and Senate chapalins. President Nixon will deliver the eulogy at the luneral service at (he ' National Presby-! sfallations lowered to half-staff \At Least 24 Die As Fire Sweeps Idaho Silver Mine Nixon, speaking at the While House Tuesday, said every American owes Hoover "a great debt for building the FBI into the finest law-enforcement organization in the enlire world." The President ordered flags at all public buildings and in- terian Church, the one Hoover attended; at 11 a.m. Thursday. Burial will be in Congressional Cemetery in the nation's capita!,- Hoover's lifelong home. His only survivors are nieces and nephews.-.. in tribute to Hoover, who served eight presidents and 16 attorneys general, poured in from friend and foe after his deafh. Most praised him as a man of honor, courage, integrity and love of country. By JACK MAYNE sealed off shafts they Associated Press Writer checked but found empty. KELLOGG, Idaho (AP) -- At Are as Sealed least 24 miners died and 58| Aboul 100 rescue personnel were unaccounted for today in the nation's richest silver mine after fire swept through mine- shafts more than a half a mile underground, an official of Ihe Sunshine Mining Co. said. Marvin C. Chase, vice president and general manager of the mine, said he had no idea of the location of the 58 men who were unaccounted for. TUESDAY a.m. 7 : 0 9 Watering complaint received. 7:27 Cancellation received on stolen auto. 8:16 Tires and other items taken from autos at Wheeler the Dealer. 9:00 Officer assisted woman in getting into her locked home. 9:20 Boys reported throwing roclis; unable lo locate. ! 10:40 Officer assisted woman had what he said may be Idaho's J i n gelling into her locked auto. ontrpyersial Water Well Bill Final Legislative Approval Earlier reports said 77 men were missing. 19 Bodies Recovered .Shoshone County Sheriff Lou Gardner said 19 bodies were being brought to the surface in addition lo Hie five mine officials said were removed from worst mine disaster. Andrus sent an aide from his ^office, Martin Peterson, and were charting areas sealed be-iState Mine Inspector Carl W. hind bulkheads to keep flames'Grin'er to the scene Tuesday from spreading into new por-inighl. lions of the mine The rescuersi Number of Bodies Seen also were working t h e i r , way! He said Peterson reported into other smokefilled mine-;fh a t members of rescue teams shafts as they tried to locate i 0 id of seeing a number of bod- the missing miners. Mosl of (he families wailing for word in Ihe chill dawn today sal on chairs and the .bare floor of a makeshift red cross center inside a storage building Some miners kept warm lies in Ihe mine but gave no exact figures. 11:20 Accident at 1422 8th Ave. 11:25 Rick Jarboe reported someone stole the rear wheel off his bicycle. 11:29 Prisoner transferred lo county jail. 11:30 Woman reported her driveway was blocked by an aulo. p.m. 12:16 Doctor reported an adult "About all we can do now is was attempting to get some pray for Ihe survival of those jdrugs from him. still remaining underground,"] 12.20 Impounded auto released Andrus said. "After protection' I J - R - band. " o f life is taken care of, t h e j 12:20 Impounded auto released through the night at diesel oil'mine inspector's office will al- stoves scattered around thenempt lo determine the cause of mine's main entrance shaft. ;(h. c accident." Idaho Gov. Cecil D. Andrus Ten miners were killed in said in Boise that sfate author- 193G at a mine at Mullan, Ida- DErTv'ER (AP) -- One of thelMcCormick called the com- mojit controversial bills before "-"·"'°° "° ""~* "" " *U1- ^ n l n H f - i J n f ,, r.1 ,,! A l · ~~. t U ! _ th«J- Colorado Legislature, this year, one restricting the'drill- ing of domestic water wells, won final passage Tuesday fhe House of Representatives accepted, a compromise version written by a House-Senate Conference committee during the afternoon. The vote was 50-4. The - Senate approved - Ihe compromise 29-2, a few hours earlier. The action sent the measure to Gov. John A Love for sigria- tute. Charges of lobbying by representatives of subdivisions haunted the measure through- ouf the four months of the legislative session. The principal sponsor, Rep. Harold McCormick, R-C'anon City, first raised Ihe charge when the measure was in the House early in the session. After its final passage, I Deaths and Funerals RDRMSDN MeQUATE : Fred M. McQuate nf 29 · H a r d i n g St.. Johnstown. Husband of pella M. Me: Quate. Father of Harold A. : JIcQuate of Denver, Paul li. McQnale of Boulder, ,' and Gale McQuate of Chey: enne. Brother of O. E. Me: Quate of Osborn. Mo., Mrs. · C. F. Morgan of Oaborn, ; Mo., and Mrs. Helen Tirown · of Cameron. Preceded In . death by two brothers and · two siflterB. Also survived by two grandchildren ant] / t w o great-grandchildren. . Services will he held at ·10:30 a.m. Thursday, from '. Adamaon Memorial Chapol. ' Interment Sunset Memorial Gardens in charge of Johnstown Lodge No. 140 AF fe AM. MACY A L L N U T T M O R T U A R I E S promise "a good bill." Upon signature by Ihe governor,' Ihe measure gives the The fire was believed lo have ibroken oul among timbers between the 3,400 and 3,700-foot levels of Ihe Sunshine Mining he submit his reasons in writ-lCo. operation in this mineral the murky shafts Tuesday. ities will seek as soon as pos- ho, when a cable broke and a sible to determine (he cause of hoist dropped down a mine- ing. This ruling can be pealed to the regional water i rich area of northern Idaho. More than 100 men escaped. Families and coworkers of DA Miller (Continued from page I) uui, tui. ...i-uou.i. s ...v, - . . . . i i-aimues anu UUWUIKCIS ui i state engineer authority to re- judge In an administralive| miners reported missing h u d ' p thc couft docj(et evfin more fuse a well drilling permit to hearing, and any ruling he'dled over warming stoves on t h a n we havc in f he pas[ ,, » ' any-lot owner, but requires that streams. The House also completed legislative action and sent to the governor for signature a bill granting limited tax credits to persons of restricl?d incomes who are 65 years of age or older. The bill provides for credit or refund against income taxes lo partly offset taxes paid on properly or rent paid. Annexation (Continued from page 1) excellently maintained by the county. ·Mrs: Triplet! said most Highland Acres residents had purchased homes there because they wanted lo have Iheir children in a country atmosphere. For Ihis reason, she said the residents were particularly concerned about how the area would be zoned if the area were annexed. Mayor Richard Perchtik and other council members pointed out Alles Areas is a smiilar area and thai, when 11 was annexed, it was given a special zoning lhal has enabled it lo retain Ihe. rural-type life style it had prior (o annexation. The mayor and council mem bers also argued thai (he great majority of Highland Acres residents derive their livelihood in Greeley and use the city's streets and other facilities. Although annexation would increase the property taxes on the property owners in the subdivision by 15 mills.the council members contended Ihe property owners would receive benefits in turn such as having cily fire and police protection. 1970 Saratoga sales. makes is subject to appeal to i the surface while rescue crews the courts. j Heretofore, any owner of an "T"i i fls jell acre or more could drill a well · U I M a l l producing up lo 15 gallons of water a minute on his property The new measure is intended to protect existing water rights in the mountains and along Hijacked To Bulgaria ISTANBUL, Turkey (AP) -A Turkish jetliner wilh fil passengers aboard was hijacked today to Communist Bulgaria. The official Bulgarian news agency BTA said the airliner had landed in Sofia, Bulgaria's capital, after being seized over Turkey by four Turks armed with pistols and hand grenades. BTA said officials of (he Tnr- rnt IT , j j r_ i u i r\ amu inni:iuia ui L i e i ui The House accepted the com-i kisll Emb mcd promise 56-1, then passed {he |to mcel a n / l a l k wjt ' h , h e ^ bill 57-0. [jackers in Sofia. The Senate passed it during Earlier Turkey's semiofficial the morning, 31-0. The House also acceplcd Anatolia news agency said fhe a! hijackers had threatened lo conference committee report onjblow the plane up if it had been a bill authorizing creation of re- approached. gional service authorities whose The pilot of the plane, Hamdi jurisdiction would cross county) Unlu, spoke with the Sofia con- lines in metropolitan areas. The|trol lower and said all passen- House vote was 56-0. The measure was sent to Senate. gers were unhurt, Anatolia re- pas! year.' He said the time from charging a defendant to the trial is now! Mining authorities in Spokane, Wash., said the Sunshine Mine had experienced no major accidents prior lo Tuesday's fire. Operations were shut down for several months in 1946 after underground fire, but e no deaths. The death toll in Tuesday's in doubt through lo owner. 12:35 Manager of Jade Inn reported two drunk women were causing trouble. 1:40 Bicycle reported stolen, 2:09 Woman reported she was having trouble with some high school students. 2:2-2 Accident al 8th St. and about two months, and is fast approaching (he point of being one of the shortest in the state. The D.A. said "If elected I jthe early morning hours. The Spokane, Wash. Spokesman-Review had put thc figure at 24 but declined to give the source of its information. 2:27 Chris Clark reported vandalism to his auto. 2:38 Bicycle reported stolen. 3:30 Unfounded report of adults chasing juveniles. 4:35 Juveniles reported rolling tires and fubes off of buildings into street. 4:45 Cancellation received on stolen bicycle. 5:18 Speeding auto reported. 6:00 Accident in the 2100 block of Cth Avc. 6:25 Children reported throwing rocks behind John Thompson garage. · 0:55 Bicycle reported stolen. C:5li Aulo r e p o r t e d repossessed. -' . 8:50 Raymond Scolt reported doors of his auto wero shol full of bullet holes; ?100 damage. 9:18 Prowler reported; gone on arrival of officers. 9:30 Aulo accident reported; auto driven into United Bank building. - · 9:48 Vandalism to auto reported. 10:15 Bicycle reported stolen. 11:17 Harking dog reported. 11:21 Prowler reported; gone on arrival of officer. 11:30 Properly found at service station; owner could not be located. 11:39 Jane E. Baggotl, 1516 28lh Ave. Cl. reported burglars entered her home and took a watch, television, and stereo cassette; value of items $250. WEDNESDAY a.m. 12:41 Family disturbance reported. 12:41 Stolen bicycle reported. 11:34 Lafe entry -- Lee Billings, 1117 23rd Ave., reported a b u r g l a r look two watches, a cassette tape recorder, a transistor radio, and cash. Valije of items -- ?108. 12:41 Cancellation received on missing juvenile report. 2:20 Message delivered, 3:00 Disturbance reported at the Weld County General Hospital emergency room. 3:08 Stolen bicycle recovered. 3:08 UNC Security reported cancellation on stolen au(o; victim had forgotten where he had parked (he auto and reported it stolen. 3:22 Stolen auto recovered. 6:15 La Verne Dielz, 2607 13th SI., reported 590 stolen from home. will honor the request by the I last grand jury that we should j have another grand jury, { probably next year." He also wants to work with New Northern Front Quiet the Law Assistance E n f o r c e m e n t : Agency (to gain' more federal funding for Ihe law enforcement agencies in Weld County), work more with the schools, and furlher equalization of punishmenl and rehabilitation for persons convicted of crimes. The new criminal code which comes into effect July 1 will put more responsibility on t h e j By RICHARD BLYSTONE Associated Press Writer MY CHANH, Vietnam (AP) - South Vietnam's new northern fronf held firm and was relatively quiet today two days after Saigon troops retreated from Quang Tri City. Marines guarding (he new front at the My Chanh River said there had been no shelling Tuesday night for the first lime in many days. "When we were north of Ihe environment and pollution, and will give them power to prosecute and get injunctons. According to Miller, he is interested in dealing with this aspect of environmental legisla- He said Ihe kidnapers dc-, Miller also gave much credit manded thai (he plane he re-! to members of his staff for their district attorney in dealing wilh' r ' v e r we had shellings every night, well," Last said night we slept Maj. Ho Quang! I.ich, commander of the marine unit at the bridge. The northernmost point held by Soulh Vietnamese forces on Base Nancy about two miles tof The flow of stragglers and the northwest. [refugees has slowed to a trickle Marine advisers said ' (hey had blown up ammunition stores and some of the bunkers al Nancy Tuesday and the jets were finishing the job. Maj. James Beans of Annapolis, Md., another adviser, said 18 enemy tanks had been knocked out when the Marines withdrew from the Ben Danh River bridge, three miles north of (heir present position. He said the marines destroyed five tanks themselves with antitank were knocked weapons, two out by mines, three by air strikes and two by artillery. Six more were de- Itighway 1 is a smoldering strayed by marines as (hey wooden bridge. The bridge was pulled back, he said. set afire and a railroad bridge Explodent, winner of the '«!«! "for a long voyage." long hours of work not only in j "« ° Swift Stakes at Aqueduct this j U n l u said if the demands | [he district attorney's office, but ! ·'-'' past March, was bought byjwere refused the kidnapers] in other aspects of law. Herbert Allen for $55,000 at Ihej'hreatened to blow up Ihe, He said one of his deputies '° " wns blown U P Mother/ Baby Rest at Denver Before Resuming Flight i plane. ' j w a s chosen lo serve on Ihe 1 Turkish Kmbassy officials injcommitlec t h a t rewrote all of thc control tower sent a mcs- the criminal laws in Ihe stale, sage to (he plane demanding ' · - - - - that the kidnapers release the OREOORY Charles A. Gregory of 1812 , 13th 8treet. Husband nf Mrs. Anita Gregory. Falh} er nf Charles Robert Ore' : KOry of Memphis. Tenn., : nnd Mrs. Bill (Evelyn) i H u h b R of Ran Bruno, Cnlif. i rushed I Slcp-fatlitr -of Mrs. Ted (Annej Funk and Ramon ; Moore both of f/ree)oy and ; -Jerry Moore of Ft. Collins, !. Serviced 2:00 p.m. 'Frldny .' fronl * the Tinst ronKre^a- .ttonal Church. Interment i Linn Or five Cemetery. If .friends « p lnli, . memorial ;'Kt/l* may IIP m'drte'-'lo (lie r 1 r R I (.'oiiKrPK.ilimiiil Church Memorial F u n d . DENVER. (AP) -- A Portu- Stapleton International Air- gese family, one member port {his morning _for a _ 10:.TO Jarger following Ihe arrival of a seventh child aboard an airliner Tuesday nighf, planned t o continue its transcontinental flight to San Francisco today. Mrs. Maria Edjarda De Silva Correia gave birth to a 7 pound 5'/i ounce boy aboard a Trans World Airlines flight somewhere over weslern Nebraska about 7:20 p.m. Tuesday night. The flight from Boston was diverted to Denver. Upon arrival, the woman was by ambulance lo Denver General Hospital w h e r e she refused a n examination for herself and the newborn child a.m. flight to San Francisco. The uncomplicated onboard delivery was made wilh (he assistance of Dr. Paul Torrens of Hong Kong, also a passenger. Stewardesses also helped. Steve Torres, TWA station superintendent here, said the family spoke only Portugese ami said it took some doing lo convince the father (hat Ihe doctor was actually a doctor. Hospital personnel also had difficulty communicating and a spokesman said the family "led in a huff" after refusing the examinations. TWA said the family apparently had left T u e s d a y wilh a destination of Santa Portugal final Cm/., The family -- mother, father and seven children -apparently spent Hie nigiH in awaiting thc family's arrival Calif. A TWA spokesman in San Francisco said friends a ,.*-local - hotel, a TWA spokesman said, then went to there were delighted wilh the new addition. passengers. But was refused. the demand and another has worked in the "This is the Ben Hai River for (he lime being, let's face it," said Capl. Richard Hodory nf Corvallis, Ore., an adviser to Iho Vietnamese at the fronl. The Ben Hai is along the 17th parallel lhal separates Hie Vief- capacity of secretary-treasurer nams of the Weld County Bar I As" lie spoke !'·! jets Association. bombing what used fo be Fire "We held our fire for a while because we (bought they might be Soulh Vietnamese army tanks," Beans said. "When we cul loose, Ihe light antitank weapons lore (hem up." About noon loday a large enemy unit was spotted moving about 2'X: miles west of the My Chanh bridgehead. The marines called in U.S. Cobra helicopter gunships and sent ground patrols into (he area. near the.northern fronl, Many are on fool, (heir possessions limited to a few chickens and a plastic lub. Near Hue, Ihe provincial hos- pi(al was jammed^, with about 500 patients for three doclors. "They just left," Dr. Stuart Grant of Salt Lake Cily said of the other doctors. He said about 90 per cent of Ihe nurses al the hosplfal had gone too. Stork Express i 1 Born at Weld County General Hospital: To Mr.and Mrs. Concepcion Gonzales, Loveland, a daughter, on Tuesday, May 2. To Mr. and Mrs. Louis Goldstein, Windsor, a son, on Tuesday, May 2. To Mr. and Mrs. Joel Prickcll, 533 37fh Ave., a son on Tuesday May 2. To Mr. and Mrs. Jack Bauer, ·101 2Dlh Ave., a son on Tuesday. May 2. N. Viet Drive Expected To Climax in Hue By KENNETH J. FREED Associated Press V/rifer WASHINGTON (AP) -- North Vietnam's drive below the demilitarized '/.one is expected lo climax al Hue in (he next week or 10 days and the South Vietnamese will be hard pul lo hold, the ancienl city, according to U.S. officials. Small groups of Nor In Vietnamese moving troops toward already firebascs Bir- The officials said a "plus forllure, whicl Ihe enemy Is that there is m. defensible area hclwccn Auang Tri and Hue," The Perfume Hiver, which he s-aid would make a good defensive line, Is south of the cily. "There is a real danger Hue could fall," one source said. On Ihc olhcr hand, the officials said, Ihc North Vietnamese havc taken a · pounding from U.S. air raids. "They've minghnm and King just outsideinbvioiisly been hurl," one Hue and other, larger elements arc reported preparing for attack, the sources said. One military expert said elements of Hanoi's .With Division ire moving soufh lo join olhcr mils along a very good road tut it will probably be up lo 10 lays before they are ready lo Inve on Hue. source said, adding that Ihou- li is a plus for the Southern forces. In discussing Monday's loss of CJuang Tri cily, the first provincial capital to fall lo Hanoi's troops, officials said there have been conflicting intelligence reports. First, it was said Soulh Vietnamese forces surrendered in large numbers and left behind M piecc.i of artillery and 17 lanks that had lo be destroyed by tactical air strikes. Annlhcr report, however, as- sands of wounded enemy (roops cribed the disintegration of nnye been seen being cvac- liwip nulls lo commanders or- iiafcd north. dering Ihftir forces lo break up There has been maximum ;i;l(l attcmpl lo infillrnle enemy use of American air power, it '""'" ''*·" ' "" -"" military source said, "and Ihc strikes have been effective." He added lhal the woalhcr Is This report, the officials major wiuipmrnl had lo bo left and ifoslroyctl. txpcdcd to be (jnoil for Ihe fu-l Al fills point, "we don't know which one lo believe," a military source said. In sizing up the, expected bailie for Hue, Ihe officials said there is n stand-off as far as available forces are concerned. The South Vietnamese 1st Division, one of Saigon's best, lias not been commuted in previous fighting, "and wisely so," one American source said. He also staled Ihc Soulh Vlet- is well as airborne units and some "fairly decent' regional forces. On Hanoi's side, Ihe officials aald, Ihc .10111) probably will be used, although il has been Involved In heavy fighting, nnd will be Joined by thc 325lh This unif, like Iho Soulh Vlcl- namese hi, Im.f not been com- milted nnil Is uldlng on the olli- cr side of the DMZ, thc last nf Hanoi's regular divisions sllll in the North. However, an official said, the 325th has been hit hard by nir raids and its ability remains a questionable factor. But (he key problem and the ono lhat most dinfrcsson U.S. experts is Ihc lack of defensible In Hue's north nnd west. Although officials say privately (hoy nre concerned nhotil Hue! ami South Vietnam's over-nil ability lo keep up i(s defenses, Iho public slance Is more opllmlstlc. Secretary of Slate William P. Rogers Tuesday prnlsed whnl lie mid wns (ho cmirnqcoiw pennnnnnco nf Snlgon's

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