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FRIDAY, JULY 5, 1968 K»ai*m*mm*MiiAm ALTON EVEiNING TELEGRAPH PAGE A*S Thieu Is Not Unreasonable By CARL t. ROWAN SAIGON—Americans wearied or frustrated by the war to Vietnam Will very probably express anger and dismay over my recent interview here with President Nguyen Van ThieU. Some will hastily condemn the South Vietnamese president as just a reckless warlord who wants to fight to the last American. But such a conclusion would be both unwarranted and unjust. True—Thieu took a very dim view of the current "peace talks" In Paris. He thinks they are merely a device through which Hanoi is securing a major military advantage. True— Thieu rejected a ceasefire that does not .contain safeguards against Communist exploitation. True—Thieu rejected a coalition With the National Liberation Front as a means of end- Ing the war. But this ought not to be rejected angrily as the rigid, un reasoning stance of a general who relishes the glory of war. Thlen is a man of many Impressive qualities, his refreshing candor being not the least of them. One does not get the Impression that he has ceased being candid when he says, "No one wants this war to end more than we do." Whatever Hanoi's reasons for going to Paris, the North Viet* tiamese remain obdurate in their refusal to make any gesture of conciliation. And one must come to Vietnam, however'many times he may. have been here before, to see the evidence that Hanoi has moved unconscionably to. take military advance of the partial bombing halt by the U.S. and the general restraint on the part of the allies. The rate of infiltration of North Vietnamese troops in June was three .times higher than when President Johnson stated his "Sad Antonio formula"—his offer to halt the bombing if Hanoi would pledge not to take advantage by in creasing its infiltration or otherwise escalating the war. It Is now estimated that 90,000 North Vietnamese troops are in the south, with 20,000 or more to come In during the next few.months. Almost unbelievably large caches of rockets and other arms and supplies have been uncovered, and the expectation is that other huge supplies are in^ stockpiled for new offensives against Saigon and other cities. In the northern provinces of the 1 Corps area, which 1 just visited, Communist escalations have included attacks on refugee camps. The Communists are seeking to drive civilians back into the countryside where they can be forced into military service, used for porter- age, or available to prove intelligence for the VC. So no reasonable observer here Would dispute Thleu's contention that /the . peace talks are being exploited to the al lies' disadvantage. And it Is difficult to fault Thleu's position that a Cease- fire that does not include some rigid restrictions on what can be done by the 250,000 or more Communists troops pose some grave danger on South Vietnam. His unwillingness to consider inclusion of the NLF in a government of reconciliation will seem less de- fensible to those who yearn for an end to this grim war. one does not easily accept Thleu's categorizing all NLF members as "fighters for the Communist cause." for there surely are many who straggle against Saigon because of honest grievances that exist independently of Hanoi, Peking, or Moscow. But Thieu operates from the conviction that the NLF is Hanoi's creation and Hanoi's ool, and that it is Hanoi which s waging the war against the South. When one sees the evidence if the Communists hurling rock es indiscriminately into rush hour traffic or angrily hurling 'Ladies' Day' Set July 16 At Macoupin County Fair CARLINVILLE — "Ladies Day" at the Macoupin County Fair will be repeated this year by popular request. Fair Board President Herman Franke announced that the grandstand will be free to women Tuesday afternoon, July 16 for a program beginning at 2 p.m. Scheduled events include a foods demonstration by the St. Louis Dairy Council, a demonstration on make-up and wigs by Mr. Charles of the Mr. Charles Beauty Salon of Carlinville; a demonstration on hat-making by Mrs. Jack Cole of Glen Arm, and a demonstration on flower arrangements by Mrs. John Farrell of Granite City. Art Komnick and his committee reports that boys between the ages of 14 and 17 who belong to FFA or 4-H in Macoupin County are eligible to enter the calf scramble on Thursday evening, July 18 where 18 boys will scramble for nine calves. Breeders who furnish animals for this exciting event are: John Wilson and Son of Piasa; Bill Reznicek and Son of Chesterfield; Pin Oak Farms George and Harold Hammann of Carlinville; Joe Formea of Palmyra; Bill Klaus and Sons of CarlinviUe; Meade Woods and sons of Carlinville; Mueller and Ernst of Atwater; Edgar Mansholt of Mt. Olive, and John Kaburick of Carlinville. Money with which to furnish these calves is donated by the following: GiUespie Elevator, Peoples State Bank of Gillespie, Citizens State Bank of Shipman; Shipman Elevator, First National Bank of Bunker Hill; Chesterfield State Bank; Heyen | Implement Co. of Dorcheste and Licthfield; Farmers & Mer chants National Bank of Car linville; CarlinviUe Nationa Bank and Macoupin Servic Company of Carlinville. Troph to the calf judged best fror last year's calf ensemble wi be awarded by Peoples Stat Bank of Gillespie. Entries close Wednesday, Jul 10, and the office at the fair grounds will be open all da; day to receive entries in perso: or by phone. 51.6 Million Acres of Wheat AHoted for '69 HEADQUARTERS FOR . • NUNN-BUSH and • JARMAN SHOES UNITED MEN'S SHOP Upper Alton — Wood River death and destruction into refugee camps, a grim reality becomes inescapable. That is that, if the U.S. withdraws or the war is forced to ah end under conditions which aniotmt to a facesaving surrender to the Communists, South Vietnam will undergo one of the great bloodbaths of all time. Nguyen Van Thieu knows this? Under the circumstances, and compared with Hanoi's leaders, he is a fairly reasonable man. AMERICA'S LARGEST FAMILY CLOTHING CHAIN QUALITY CONSCIOUS? BUDGET CONSCIOUS? SHOP YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD TOM-BOY HELP STRETCH shutz Tom-noy THAT BUDGET AND *«« River STILL MAINTAIN Rosedale Tom-Boy THE QUALITY! Rosewood Height, S SUPER DRUG & COSMETIC CENTERS ! * SOS W. DELMAR i * 1842 E. BROADWAY i • WILSHIRE VILLAGE WASHINGTON S0. * 323 BELLE ST, SALE PRICES GOOD THRU TUES. RIGHT RESERVED TO LIMIT QUANTITIES Lowest Everyday Price in Town! Get Your CASH SAVER SAVINGS BOOK at these PARTICIPATING STORES: 222 East Elm, Alton, 111. Dial 462-0522 Uptown AG Market 2324 Humbert, Alton, Dial 465-1211 WILD GOOSE DISCOUNT CENTER 3 MILES EAST OF BETH ALTO, ON ROUTE 140 KODACOLOR PROCESSING & DEVELOPING 12 Exposure Roll 4.38 VAL 3 58 JUMBO SPONGE PAK NOBODY-BUT-NOBODY UNDERSELLS WILD GOOSE SHOULDERS LOTION SHAMPOO 1.55 Size r EDWARDSVILLE — Lee Rogers, manager of the ASCS office, said today that Secretary of Agriculture, Orville Freeman has announced the 1969 Crop Wheat Program. It features a small national allotment of 51.6 million acres. This will make it possible to strengthen farm prices and to reduce our carry over by around 100 mil'ion bushels. The 1969 wheat allotment is the same as for 1966 Rogers said — down 13 per cent from the 59.3 million acres in effect for the 1968 crop year. Diversion payments at the maximum rate authorized by law will be offered to farmers for planting less thnn their- acreage allotment and diverting this land to conserving uses. Price support loans on 1969 crop wheat will conitnue to be available at a national average of $1.25 per bushel. Total price support equal to 100 per cent of parity (as of July 1,1969) will be available on 43 per cent of the cooperating farm's projected production on its alloted acreage. This compares to 40 per cent in 1968. Domestic market- Ing cert'J'cates will make up the difference between party and the loan rate. FBI. & SAT. BROADWAY & MAIN PRODUCE MARKET 2630 E. Broadway, Alton HOME GROWN TOMATOES 4 1.00 Extra Large Sire CANTALOUPES 3 For $1-00 READY TO EAT LARGE RED NEW POTATOES 25 BLa " g $1.35 RED RIPE WATERMELONS ON SALE ICE COLD OR WARM here's beautiful, expensive-looking Early American furniture... a whole roomful, yours at a piggy-bank price! GALLON OF COKE 77 TWO 4 PACKS total of 8-16 oz. ONE WAY BOTTLES LIMIT TWO 4-PACKS ************** SWIFT'S PARK LANE ICE CREAM Assorted Delicious Flavors ULTRA BRITE Extra Strength Toothpaste 99c Tube 66 Keep your Cool with YORK ccntral and the "COOLEST DEALS IN TOWN" »»w% w»»%»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»%»»w»»%»*»»»»»» ww*» I PRICES INCLUDi: INSTALlAtlPN 24,000 BTU 30,000 BTU 3TON . . $575.00 $635.00 $775.00 •Includes beat and cool thermostat, 25-tt, taking, and installation. If Iff Ujed In Godfrey, Ilk Phone 466-3431 complete 5-pc group featuring "streteh-onf sofa, big lounge chair and 3 style coordinated tables This living room looks much more expensive than it really is, and no wonder. The sculptured and (hoped arms and rallf end authentic Colonial turnings are all of solid, kiln-dried hardwoods. Woods are enhanced by o satin soft Firelight finish and-fables jwonj? 5-pc group with urethane ore topped with no-mar textured laminated plastic. The deep, luxurious urethane foam cushions are reversible for lona wear and •fitted with zipper covers in a wonderful selection of prints and tweeds. Shop, compare, then came for yours before we sell them all. $222 l0m»tt) l table, Platfprm Kopkor Extra re* #210-3 NOXZEMA SKIN CREAM 65c Jar 49 NESTLE SPRAY-ON Streaks 'n' Tips HAIR COLOR IN ASSORTED SHADES 1.00 Can 76 PURSETTES LANOLIN PLUS 99c Size 49 BY CAMPANA Box of 40 SPRAY" CAR WASH Twin action spray and scrub wash. Pressurized wattr dees the job. Cleans everything. With shut-off valve. . 99' BACTINE Spray-On First Aid 4V2-Oz. 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