Montana Standard (Newspaper) - May 2, 1972, Butte, Montana Military not new problem Chicago Dally News CHICAGO The general had a Everywhere he his men were deserting going going to even aiding the And he had a war to Perhaps he thought he should declare an amnesty for those who had left the service of their But that was another more confounding than the For on the one hand there were young men duped by artifices and a thousand causes to lead them On ths other hand were of well-informed un- only view in returning may be to serve their own sordid purposes and the better to promote those they have steadily The of was George the year 1777, the dilemma one that 200 years of American history lias not yet an American soldier calls it quits every six During the past fiscal nearly young men deserted from the American armed They jointed thousands of others who chose to face life in exile rather than death in Vietnam or life in the The issue of amnesty for these young men is the last wisp of contention to emerge from the pandora's box of It is no more susceptible to resolution now than it was for George Sen. Robert Taft the mild-mannered Ohio was the first to propose amnesty for America's reluctant foreign Taft proposed that draft resisters be permitted to return to full citizenship if they agreed to serve three years in the armed forces or in civilian programs such as Edward a Democratic congressman from New introduced a similar proposal in the two years of service rather than Neither measure included neither has been acted But they did spark a national the character and PARDON Page 6 Montana Standard 96th 276 Good It's May 2, 1972 10 Cents South Vietnam troops retreat from Quang Tri SAIGON The South Vietnamese abandoned Quang Tri on giving the Communists command control of a broad strip of strategic territory just below the demilitarized zone and a springboard for attacks deep into the against The Quang Tri loss was Hanoi's first major triumph in the 33-day old On another front in the tral South ese forces drew back closer to the threatened provincial tal of Kontum abandoning fire base Lima six miles to the north on Highway 14. Two ranger battalions numbering up to 800 men left the base at dusk on foot and withdrew to the The base had been under heavy enemy To the east along the central coastal forces threatened to overrun the last remaining South in ern Binh Dinh About 400 rounds of shells hit Landing Zone a regimental command post tow miles north of the fallen district town of Bong The Saigon com- mand said casualties were Bong Son and two other dis- in northern Binh Dinh fell earlier to the giving the Communists control of a large area with a population of 000 and an important rice Saigon began to feel the first twitches of war nerves in the offensive as some officials pre- possible rocket attacks on the capital In the air the U.S. Com- mand disclosed that a Navy Phantom was shot down last Thursday near the coastal city of Thanh about 80 miles south of The two crewmen were ed Disclosure of the loss was withheld while search and rescue operations were un- der U.S. officers in Da Nang said fuel and ammunition left be- hind at the Quang Tri combat 2% miles northwest of the was destroyed by U.S. Twenty-four artillery pieces in and around the city and communications ment that could not be carried out also were the officer's Sixteen American advisers who remained behind with the South Vietnamese were able to leave the city with their the officers at Da Nang Eighty other Americans and 49 South Vietnamese were ex- in a daring helicopter rescue A U.S. flying with the helicopters to suppress ground and an 02 forward observer plane were shot down during the The sky raider pilot was picked the fate of the ond was not military officials Quang Tri became the first South Vietnamese provincial capital to fall in the offensive that began March 30. Seattle weekly claims D. B. Cooper interview SEATTLE Two top federal law enforcement have declined to comment on a published interview ported to have been made in March with the airplane hijacker known as D. B. The interview was published Butte council delays urban renewal action Standard Staff Writer City council consideration of a proposed urban renewal project in Butte will have to wait two aldermen decreed Monday Ervin Holman moved for the noting that he has arranged a meeting of residents in the target area for Thursday at p.m. in St. Joseph School He expects various Model City and city officials to be present to an- swer questions of the Holman He told aldermen in a committee of the whole meeting that he wanted to be sure the people of the area were considered and in favor of the Holman said he would see to it pensioners in the area were relocated and widows cared HIS POINTS on relocation benefits were somewhat covered by Model City director Jim Murphy who presented the package Murphy said benefits would include up to for differential payments appraised value of property and the cost of a suitable replacement dwelling within his interest costs incidentals such as legal and appraisal Moving costs up to are also and similar benefits for owners of apartment Renters may not be displaced until they or suitable replacement defined as rent and utilities within 25 per cent of total Murphy said rehabilitation loans up to at 3 per cent and grants up to for low income persons will be available to owners in the area who are not The program will not reach the council again until May 17. Murphy emphasized he was just asking authority to begin study for a detailed Times win NEW YORK After unprecedented trustees of Columbia University awarded the 1972 Pulitzer prizes in- a public service award to the New York Times for its publication of the Pentagon the selections been those of the trustees tain of the recipients would not have been the trustees said in an extra- ordinary covering letter companying the announcement of The trustees expressed reservations about the timeliness and suitability of certain of the journalism The statement did not specify which recipients were referred The national reporting award went to columnist Jack Anderson for his reporting American secret papers in the American decision-making during the war of 1971, which aroused almost as much controversy as the Pentagon For the first time since 1968, there was no Pulitzer award for drama this The fiction prize went to of by Wallace E. a professor of lish at Stanford one of two faculty members of that West Coast school winning arts The Pulitzer for Monday by the Seattle a biweekly which said it obtained the interview by and was convinced of its immediate was the word from both Seattle FBI chief J. Earl Milnes and U.S. Atty. Stan has been the sub- ject of an FBI investigation since last Thanksgiving when a hijacker com- a Northwest Airlines jet between Portland and was given and four then apparently bailed out of the Boeing 727 while it flew from Seattle to Nev. In a copyrighted article and the Flag said it was offered the taped interview for publication in late March by friend of a who claimed to have the The newspaper said it met all conditions for publishing the including strict payment of and not releasing the material before May 1. The Flag said the unnamed interviewed provided as sub- a picture of a which the newspaper said it determined through a bank to be one of the marked bills en the Flag has spent erable effort verifying the in- the newspaper have yet to find a With the missing which the interviewer we must conclude that is the only authentic in- with D. B. Cooper in The interview was conducted the metropolitan area of Seattle sometime in the month of the newspaper The man labeled in the transcript identified himself as a former Boeing Co. employe familiar with 727 design and as an experienced When he bailed COOPER Page 6 NORTH VIETNAM SOUTH VIETNAM SOUTH VIETNAMESE troops abandoned the city of Quang Tri The capture gives the enemy command over a broad strip of land in the northern sector and provides a springboard for an attack on Ford indicted WASHINGTON The nation's two largest auto General Motors and Ford were indicted by a federal grand jury Monday on charges of conspiring to restrict competition in the fleet the Justice Department The indictment was filed together with a companion civil suit in U.S. District Court in General Motors and Ford quickly Ford in the in- are not and GM said it will seek an immediate con- it will be vindicated and the government's charges shown to have basis in The indictment and complaint charges that General Motors and Ford have connived and conspired with Howell Heather and others who are to unreasonably restrain and monopolize the sale and distribution of automobiles for the fleet The which consists of volume automobile purchases counted for approximately 12 per cent of the new cars registered in the United States in 1969. During that approximately one million having a value of about were sold or leased in the fleet GM and Ford currently account for about 75 per cent of automobiles No work policy keeping carpenters off job Butte carpenters stayed off an uncounted number of construction jobs No picket lines were posted and other building crafts were working as Although officials of penters Local 112 and some of the 16 firms belonging to the Butte Contractors Association avoided using the term the stoppage had some of the general effect of a The union has adopted a position of no The old one-year agreement expired at midnight VARIOUS PARTIES said the present dispute is over a clause relating to grievance not about The carpenters will have a regular union meeting sday The through their negotiating the Silver Bow Employers said they are awaiting any developments which may come CARPENTERS Page 6 Butte weather Sunny and Cooler Today's 56 and 20. Weather 2. Land swap suit A federal court complaint filed Monday asks an injunction to block land exchanges between the Forest Service and Burlington Northern which are part of the projected Big Sky development near injunction is asked by National Forest Preservation described in the complaint as a non-profit Montana corporation of about 25 organized in 1970 and drawing its membership LAND Page 6 Butte youth dies in street accident caper John F. 13, a West Junior High School died Monday morning of in- juries suffered when struck by a car at Montana and The mishap occurred at while the who lives with his mother at 53 W. was walking to Death resulted about two hours later in Silver Bow General He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry A. The body is in White's Funeral where arrangements will be an- Coroner Leo Jacobsen said he has not decided yet on an POLICE CHIEF Bob Russell said the according to information from detective Joe Keller and patrolman Pat was Patrick J. 1101 W. a special agent for the FBI who was driving to distraught over the was taken to St. FATAL Page 6 overturns Boyle's election 9 It could be loss of memory I belted Willie hard enough on the head the other WASHINGTON A U.S. District Court judge day overturned the 1969 tion of United Mine Workers President W. A. Judge William Bryant agreed with the government's contention that the union used union money and facilities to conduct an studded election weighted in Boyle's Bryant instructed the Justice Department to submit on May 8 an order detailing how a new election should be conducted under the supervision of the secretary of In a lengthy opinion following a six-month Bryant wrote that in order to find for the court would be forced to swim stream against the tide of evidence too strong to walls of justice are closing in on Tony said Attorney Joseph Rauh one of the parties in the complex legal There was no immediate comment from union While the decision may be the effect of the District Court action cannot be halted by a In the bitter 1969 Boyle defeated an insurgent union faction led by presidential candidate Joseph A. his wife and daughter were Shot to death in their Pennsylvania home just three weeks after the Two persons have pleaded guilty to the murders and two more have been convicted in the The investigation is No estimate was available on when the new election would be Called to choose the three top officers of the international un- Humphrey and McGovern lock horns nnH in the District of and the c JOHN HARTZ By WALTER R. MEARS AP Political Writer Hubert H. Humphrey and George S. McGovern roamed their Ohio campaign battleground hunting votes on the eve of a primary election likely to install one of them as the man to beat in the Democratic presidential con- test. Ohio offered the main event on a card of four Tuesday primaries in states that will cast B total nf 9R1 nominating votes at the Democratic National Con- The Ohio share is 153 gate McGovern and Humphrey were the chief con- tenders colliding headon after the separate victories that knocked Sen. Edmund S. Muskie of Maine out of active contention in the Humphrey claimed a boost because of Ohio but McGovern said he saw a of in unset there and capturing a majority of the While he concentrated on Ohio and also was facing Alabama Gov. George C. Wallace Tuesday in next-door where a total of 76 convention votes are at As in Muskie remains on the Indiana ballot Respite his campaign Sen. Henry M. of Washington campaigned in sniping at both McGovern and Jackson called McGovern a and accused Humphrey of sidestepping sues in an effort to be one's Wallace also was seeking to defend his political base in Tuesday's Alabama which will elect 29 members of the 37-vote state political foes challenged the governor as he sought to capture at least a majority of the elected Democrats in the District of which will have 15 convention choose delegates in a Tuesday The competition there was between Walter E. the District delegate to running as a favorite and a slate of mitted Ohio has no presidential preference hut the names of the candidates pear above their slates of and the contest was In about 2.4 million people were eligible to and a heavy turnout was fore- The Democrats will choose 38 convention delegates on a statewide the rest in congressional Delegate slates are on the ballot for Jackson and former Sen. Eugene J.