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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 24, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta The lethbridge Herald VOL. LXYI No. 37 LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 24, 1973 PRICE: TEN CENTS THREE SECTIONS 42 PAGES Viet war to end at last 'Peace with honor President Nixon announces Vietnam truce Provisional truce starting Saturday From AP-REUTER WASHINGTON" fCP) The United Stales and North Vietnam announced Tuesday night that they have agreed to end the Vietnam longest and most unpopular in U.S. history. A ceasefire will take effect at 5 p.m. MST Sat- urday, presumably by the foreign ministers of the day and will be signed in the French capital Sat- urday, presumably by the foreign ministers of the U.S.. North and South Vietnam and by the Viet Cong's Provisional Revolutionary Government of South Viet- nam. President Nixon, in announcing the agreement on television Tuesday night, said all condiiions for "peace with honor'' have been met. He also said he accom- plished his goals of obtaining the release of U.S. prisoners of war and guaranteeing South Vietnam the right to determine iis future without outside in- terference. Tliis morning. Washington and Hanoi unveiled the details of the intricate peace package that limit; an impending ceasefire to South Vietnam without insur- ing a halt to fighting among contending factions in Cambodia and Laos. 1.160 to supervise Canada greets accord ivarmly By STEWART MacLEOD Canadian Press OTTAWA There was a warm Canadian welcome Tuesday night for prospects of peace in Vietnam, but srokesnien for aU political parties reserved their ucual'fieJd approval until details of the agreement are kr.o-.vn. In "Scorning the agreement. External Affairs Minister Mlic'nell Sharp said the government would not decide wi-ei'-.er to participate in an observer forte in ;ne ceasefire ap-oement was studied. by doing this could the government "determine that the that we've laid dowi have been met." Claude Wasr.iv 'St. Hvacinie Conservative attars critic, said his. usnv was delighted uith the p-resr-erts of peace In Vietnam. But. he added, ''it is absolutely essential that we kr.ow Lhe terms Ar.d Nc-ii- Der.iocraiic David Le.vis. while Eayir.g re v.as overjoyed at the prospects of peace, also it uts lo see the agreement before eorn-p.e-.-.tir.t: in delai'. Mr. fared CBC television cameras minutes after rresicert Nixon announced thai agreement had been reached- 10 end Lhe war in Vietnam. Ke tempered enthusiasm bv repeating that the terms in agreement must be studied. re said be n-nu'iii i Secretary ivilliani Rogers ;-e in 'iVarr.ingim Thursday (or !he funeral ef former Lvrcon Johnson. adJsd. ihe four mat- conditions outlined v.eeks ni-.is: b? nip; if Canada is to serve on an e'-ser-. cr 'r-ani in Vietnam. Then? v-ov.'d i'.ivoive an invitation from all a higher authority to which an ob-Krser team report, freedom of movement, alone with truce agreed io by all Pc-'c-ve Minister Jarr.es Richardson, inlr- icwe-.l IC-page calls for the v.-jthdrawa! of North and other troops frem Laos and Cambodia. ''The internal affairs of Cambodia and Laos." said the docu-menl. ''shall be settled bv the people of each of these countries without foreign interference.'' In essence, the agreement and four accompanying dipio-matic documents, called protocols, were close to a Waihinsion-Hanoi draft agreement made known last Oct. 26 the day when Henrv Kissinger. President Nixon's chief negotiator, proclaimed that peace ?s at hand." setllement package calls for a international control force of 1.-160 persciis to go io Smith as a peace-keeping unit. The number asted with iha original Hanoi demand for a ceiling of 250 personnel ani an American suggestion o: 5.CCT. Despite the imminer.ee of ti-e ceasefire. Communis: attacks South Vietnam doubled The SciJih Vietnamese aitd the South Vietnamese Mid the Communist were trying for last-rninule gair.s before the L-jce takes et'feci. The agreement disclosed for the first time that both the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union are proposed as participants in an international conference to be held within 30 cays to try to guarantee that the peace plan works. Other conference participants being proposed by the United States and North Vietnam are France, t h e United Kingdom, the four countries of the International Control Commission-Hungary. Canada. Indonesia and and rhe secretary-general of the United Nations. Hanoi and Washington also r.-QLiid participate. The formal agreement declares thai the South Vietnamese people have an inalienable right to self-determination and "shall decide themselves the political future of South Vietnam through genuinely rree end democratic genera] elections f n d e r international super-5 barred Uiuied Slates anticipated thai ibis acrcc-ment inll LL-ixv in an reconciliation v.'ifn the Democratic Republic if Vietnam zs all people of Indorhina In nursusnce of iis traditional policy, ihe Vnited States contribute to healing the of war and to recoust ruction of the DL'Ti-iCvrstlc Republic of .TTid In-Pi-" Sanirdsy cc-rernony n calls for tl'e sicnins ot separate but Mrtusiiy idcn-lis-'.-.l ciffer-ncw twins: in iJie diVrtiiiab-e One- uiil be signed J-y SiatiL1 Secretary William nnd by North VieinEmese Foreii-n Minister Tran Van The other will bear goii American airmen at Tan Son Nnut Thieu cautions peace not guarai SAIGON" 'API President tribute lo the preservation ct Nguyen Van Thieu (old the ]7-3 lasting peace m Indochina arQ miUion South today Southeast Asia, that "there is no guarantee that Thje-j c h a r c the the forthcoming peace will be asrreerr.erit as "so far orjv a an ideal and i.-stir.g peace." He treatv more 'ana forecast a political struggle as D0 !0 "see jj m- ;a., or. difficult ana dangerous as the mav be reached last 18 years of war. vilh Ccr.im-jnisis in oroer Thieu maae a 45-minuie ramo ia to a ana address at tha same time dent Nrxon was irllins ihe I'.S of the agree m e n t initialled in VICTORY CLAIMED Paris Tuesday. Thieu t h e ceasefire Tne Cong broadcasl a agreement met most of his ma-pledge that it would "seriously ior demands. Bu: Premier carry out (he peace treaty." Priam Dong of North Vietnam and North Vietnam said in a said the arreeraet.t ---as "a it I'-e great i'er the e' agreement ensure stable namese Li thei- JCC.L: anc ?eace in Vietnam arxi con- hard-fought victorious ig home? olr bcse, necr Saigon, relEbraie peace POSTAL iteed PACT ueeu -CLOSE for and -re c-- _ OTTAWA 'CP' Hoses for snail forwara tnis ssA Emicabie sEiie-si-Ligt.e. by relnng on the clvhe agrecrnetl and other documents as ITS par-10 b? ;o compiete__thG }0- tali_s revoluticr.an cause of ihe i let- on a pre-namese people so ES io march ahesc in the cause of liberation of South Vietn-rn ana a o: homeianc. 0, Kn. _____ The clause caused the col-PEKING rioter1! Oi" hargaLiiig last to fir! -Jie v.ar in srid authorize postal striites in sev. Siid it v-'tl] be conducive TO the ci'jes including Toronin rciasEiion of isision in Lhe Far and Vancouver. r.-.-t and Post-masier -General Andre hostile acts, terrorism and reprisals' once Lhe ceasefire begins. Arother section bars ''riiscnmira'Jon against indr.-.d-nals or organizatiors that cor.alwraied with one side or the other.'' To help t'upe Ncu York Times Senice VIETNAM AVAR CASUALTIES Military i Ihroiicli Jan. TO. as one of dav Uial nesoua-me major obstacles towards im- lors had a rnandaie lo sign an orovement of Smc-.Ainerican re- EEreemenl and thai sefJemeat iations. was close. Chjna is ILkelv to continue lo He wTiuld Dot ssy when a con-jive full hackins io ihe Frovi- tract midx be signed, but F.evoluuonar-- Govern- saded that there were no out-tner.t as th? covemmen; renre- sending clauses "of such z na- establishes southern capital? New York Times Sen ice tilarmed lo stl up capital shoi'i operate 01 principie of i'-p doonme-t sr.id. am Cong of their own tic-cord on ir.iem.il mr.tto-s. of recujrir.z Sninh A irtnam Ku.iVi i -i. c rfciiiri" H'-.-.-.--.- '--c -T dCHTir-tton" of "r. Ptf .is o." ihronirii rn> M.V.: ri-ri r-i or S. -c-v '.rj bouobl could be C'-c c1 receded by ibe 'c-.-'d PCQC 17 c: B C-.. 5 Prussia pDCe 35 A arc c-t American Icok at the Icve-Sote belween their vn'-.i-i W dsys follewir.i; r- .'f-r.-i! o' iprritnrnl c: on the basis of a N'orlh-Souih tettie-njent. "uithoui ctvreien or .in-LieNalion by eitb.er As expected, the seitlemer.t includes a vapioly worded promise of future American aid to the Hanoi COA erntner.t. 11 cr.auires o: Porcicn Mir.istor "P. Trb.h IP: the cjvvvr.ru-it ar.ci Voro'Cii i" T'li Bin1-, ii-r Vio: --ii the Cn-c !o acvcpJ ir.to Tr. c'.ty. r e-.l 11.-. soirves do- frtsred settlertert cf T-.ti-.viay ;vf belore it -as i-A high Amori.-ar. Lite'igence KM-jiiunift otter, s i e roports. th.'.: the cotr.munists las; spru-f. ccu.-Ves Page Obsceri'y end bosks: guilty unlil proven ear teacher training required c e i c a ihreiV'. ear i.-inr.v.la to imiversitJRF." :virni vculd OiiiSfiiied v r.irniiy M. Local News 17. 15 Market.-. Weather LOW TONIGHT 31. V.'hjt ilul you in Till US. 40; the iv.ir I'l'.W 1.1H IIS and heard 1 About town JJI'SIN 11 SSM AN l.eny ditej-nlh' and as the operator of in nn ouldiwr p.-.sor.t Mir.imer Hi. Si-nil I'-om iMv.ca-Jii'i 1 -i'.; b-.YV, lo'ul I'I.IT in .lino, vo-iuire louv >oai> of U'.ieher liTi'.ninp, includin.c an exi elided pr'iod of o'.vlhe-joli exTXTionoo. Tho 1077 rime prov-dos are rcsivxtv io V.jy'.r The o: .1 txliUMtfo-i i> ,1 iM-'lwr uviv'hins fo-vo. in favor of r.w: n y...n. "Tl'.is nou- lo .1 follows Ci'vcrnmoiit bv jv.winiria KKY PKOrOSAl, honrri of tMclwr eduction r.nd Tlio new a rcnifio.ilion. in iiu1 AVorlli Com- A'.ilioncli llv lnliiri1 of "r.1..1.1; Pr. Ket-iic Kee'er. e ,7V'- se-ivlJii-v- Teach- lhi, ;xv: you to he l.he r.-ade Iha: thev're l'i-J--.1-1 t-... .1. ij.m." ur.. Pr. K.-eler said Auvrta will '-1-- -'i1 I'e.'.me :V f-.rst M re- r....v >.f f'v- ernmert nnd t I.-.' o: L i'- .1 r. .K-. need, "the ;