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ALTON .EVENING PAGE Boom Slackens WASHINGTON (AP) - A panel of business economists sap the jSotmtry's current ego* wffrtc woffl win slacKeft in the Second halt of this yelf, filfaPd €. For fast relief of distress from fire, storm, accident Thlt tymbel Identlf IM ul *s pro- testloiul .independent agentt. That means we can teiect from •moflg several fin* property and liability companies the right insurance for your home, car, or business. For service beyond the call of duty, call us. INDEPENDENT INSURANCE AGENTS •(SOUTHWESTERN ILLINOIS viei president and economist fftf Mfiflttfficturers Hanover ffttst Co., erf New York, says tile ddfflfcna for credit will remain high and "intefest rates should remain close to present high levels for most of the balance of this year." He said the nation's inflation and balance of payments problems are so severe that the Federal Reserve System will contin* 4ie to keep a tight rein on credit until it's convinced higher taxes are slowing the economy, He was one of six economists who appeared Sunday at a busk ness outlook conference sponsored by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. By tAiUT. ROWAN SAIGON ^ Sotfth Vietnam will not accept an tmeondition* al ceasefire as a step toward ending the war, President Nguyen Van Thieu said today last week. A ceaspfire without specific safeguards would work "90 pep cent to the advantage of the Communist aggressors," he said in an exclusive interview. He made it .clear that South Vietnamese officials were disturbed by Vice President Hubert Humphrey's recent statement that the U.S. was ready and eager to have T ceasefire. «$$ DOLLARS SAVED BY USING MBS AD HEARING AIDS REPAIRED ALL MAKES - WHILE YOU WAIT "Lotthers"—At No Extra Charge ... Free Estimates ... HighiHt Quality Repairs by Skilled Technician at Lowest Cost Possible — FRljJE HEARING VEST •WoTr^. PHONE 254-1433 MADISON COUNTY HEARING AID CO, Only Minutes Away — Hearing Aids, Ear Molds, Batteries 62 E. FERGUSON, WOOD RIVER M. K. NACK — Audio Otleian • ••••I OVER 8 YEARS IN WOOD RIVER. *" In a wide-ranging interview, Thieu emphasized that "no one wants tftis war to end more than we do." but he said South Vietnam will guard against cott* cessions that would open the door to a Communist takeover, In this connection, the y o u n g chief of state said that: —Hano' is stalling ifi Parts peace talks while trying to amass enough strength to score a major military-political vlctc- ry in South Vietnam. He said he expects a new Communist military onslaught in the near future. —He has raised with the U.S. and other allies the question of how lonp they can afford to show restraint while the Com munists escalate the war. He maintains that, if the Comimm ists launch more rocket attacks on Saigon, or begin, -another military offensive against this or other citeties in the sputh, the allies should consider stern retaliation, including possible resumption of wide-scale bomb ing of North Vietnam. — His government remains adamantly opposed to a coali- ion government that would em- tface the National Liberation front (NLF), but, on the other land, he invites any NLF of tcotttf member to cease waiS ring against south Vietnam and become "a first'class citizen with full political and other rights" Thieu praised the U.S. for 'complete consultation and co- operatic^" with regard to t h e Paris taiks, but it was clear hroughout the interview that he hinks the Communists are making stickers of the allies. He said Hanoi's only reason for go- ,ng to Paris was to gain a "respite" during which it could )lan a military campaign that STRIPES SPIFFED WITH WHITE... a lighthearted look for juniors and petites! 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He saH Saigon acquiesced in he fans talks because "we must sh^w maximum goodwill or peace" But h* said that Communist itiildttps under the cloak of peace talks have jeopardized the safety of U.S. and Sotith morale of the South Vietnamese people." President Thieu said some people tried to dismiss Humph' rey's cnl! for a ceasefire as 'just the remarks of a political candidate," but that the south Vietnamese government could not dismiss them so light y- ' He said a ceasefire is accep- ;able to Saigon only if it brings an Immediate end to hostilities, 'orbids the Communists from seizing more territory or peo- )le, and prevents them from us ng the Ceasefire period to build up their military forces and supplies m South Vietnam. Thieu indicated that he views JANE MILLERING Miss Millering plans to attend the University of Illinois, where he hopes to major in Educa tion. A member of the National Honor Society, Future Home makers of America and Future Teachers of America, she also artidpated in the school chorus. , , Her favorite subject is Home Economics, which she hopes to each some day .if she doesn't study for a'degree in elementary ducation. v . _.:'• ., CHARGE IT AT PENNEYS EASTGATE - Optn Mon thru Sot 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' • "W t-'fe •'**. a .•• ;he Paris talks as nothing mote han feXtMMtoyy and concerned with lilt e mote than the conditions under which the U.S. might completely stop bombing North Vietnam When talks begin on Doctor Uses Television to Treat Patient BOSTON (AP) - Television has been used by a doctor to in terview, examine and diagnose a patient miles away. Massachusetts General Hospi' tal demonstrated the new tech' nique Saturday. A doctor at the hospital and a volunteer patient three miles away saw each other on television screens and spoke over a radio hookup. The doctor used his television screen to view charts, X-rays and electrocardiograms. olitical and other arrangements Of ending ihe war, he said, ottth Vietnam must play the ey role For the U S. to try to speak or Saigon would be to fall into anoi's trap. Thieu said, be- ause it would give the Communists support for their propa- anda that the U.S. has become n imperialist colonial power in aigott and that ThteU and his WHY WAIT? START NOW! EARN per annum INVESTMENT CERTIFICATES 6 MONTH/$5,000 MINIMUM IF YOU have $5,000 or more, you should be earning this premium .return. It's the risk-free way to increase your income ... safety is insured, as passbook savings accounts. And your money earns from day you invest! Move-your reserve funds now. Earn top returns! Citizens Savings & TOO BERKSHIRE EAST ALTON; colleagues are rmte "puppets." Explaining his rejectimi of a coaliUon government, fteea saift he rests on a point stated many times by the U.S. govetflfittitt: that the NLF is the cfeatkJti of Hanoi and the took through which Hanoi conducts this war. Thus, he said, "we cafl nevef consider the NLF as the equal, or parallel, of the government of South Vietnam. we ACCEPT you* FREE VACATION OFFER U.m. I •No. In r»mlly ------- ^«A»M-* PltMt Rmm (3 OIY»)..,.~— , I (D»tM) n Motor Route Information Ocitred I I Mill .Tot HORSESHOE DEVELOPMENT CORP., Franklin, Arkinsts 72536 ! *jl Restrvtliont art somewhit titter lo fill en wt<k d»yi I FILL OUT THIS FREE VACATION COUPON! You are invited to accept a FREE VACATION at Horseshoe Bend, a superb new recreation area unexcelled for scenic beauty in the entire Midsouth—a most pleasant, restful, relaxful area for permanent or vacation living. As our •guests you will enjoy free lodging; and free entertainment for three days and two nights. 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