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Panhellenic Presidents' Coun-
cil voted 14-6 yesterday to abolish
by Sept. 1 all mechanisms which
would allow alumnae discrimin-
ation in sorority membership se-

By JOHN GRAY at forcing Apartments Limited for the summer by giving 60 days
Graduate Assembly last night to accept the University's new notice.
passed a Student Housing As- "eight-month" lease. However, SHA chairman Mich-
Mih ocdation-Student Rental Unionj ael Koeneke, 69 BusAd, said yes-:i
resolution naming Apartments In another development in the terday "the lease was not meant
Limited as a boycott target. battle for acceptance of the to be construed that way. The
The term "boycott" was deleted "eight-month" lease, a Detroit several University lawyers who:
from the resolution at the request law firm has advised two Ann Ar- looked it over don't feel that's a
of SRU chairman Mark Schreiber, bor landlords that the lease's valid objection."
'69 and replaced with the phrase wording is ambiguous and might
"consumer pressure techniques." allow students who sign for a full The objections to the lease will
The proposed boycott is aimed twelve months to cancel the lease be considered at a meeting of
~the staff of the Bureau of Off-

GA Elects Officers;
.Katz New President

Stuart Katz defeated George
Sabadash last night in a lightly
contested election for president
of Graduate Assembly. Sabadash
was subsequently elected execu-
tive vice-president.
Katz will replace outgoing
president Roy Ashmall as leader
of the semi-official governing
body of graduate students.
Katz pledged to GA that he
would not attend any closed '
meetings. He also indicated he is
s"absolutely against" all classified
research at the University.
Edward Blomberg, GA's cur-
rent treasurer, was elected ad-
Cowed Grou
Figs NeW
Oxford Plan
At a meeting yesterday with
Director of University Housing
John Feldkamp, a group of rep-
resentatives from Oxford Hous-
ing presented a list of reasons
why the women's co-ops should
not be partially converted into
$ men's co-ops or houses for two
sororities on campus.
Among the objections present-
ed were the financial need of wo-
men presently living in Oxford
as well as the lack of similar low
cost housing for next year if the
two co-ops are converted.
After listening to the argu-
ments, Feldkamp explained that
according to his statistics only 14
out of a possible 120 girls re-
turned to Oxford Housing from
last year, well below the average
33 per cent return rate in other;
'U' housing. "With the evidence
we have, Oxford is not in de-
mand," Feldkamp told the group.
Several Oxford representatives,
however, pointed out that the 14,
girls who were listed as returnees
only included those girls who re-
turned to the same house. They
explained several other girls re-
turned to different co-ops still
within the Oxford complex but*
were not included in the list.
Feldkamp said that the two
sororities, Alpha Kappa Alpha
and Delta Sigma Theta, want the,
benefits of living in a "sorority"
' atmosphere. At present they do
not have sorority houses, and ac-
cording to Panhel officials. have
been hampered in conducting
normal sorority functions like

Camnpus Hiousing today.
The GA resolution commits the
assembly to "support and lend
all possible co-operation to SHA!
and SRU" in their proposed boy-4
Apartments Limited was named
in the resolution as having "ac-
cumulated the largestnumber of
complaints relating to return of
damage deposits, maintenance, re-
pair, cleaning bills, etc. with the
SRU complaint service."
Apartments Limited refused to
use the new University lease at

ministrative vice-president, de-
feating Howard Brilliant.
Lois Verbrugge was named re-
cording secretary, Clay Gilbert
corresponding s e c r e t a r y and
Marsha Daigle treasurer, in three
uncontested elections.

The six newly elected officers a meeting with SHA representa-
make up GA's executive board, tives on Tuesday.
which is empowered by its con- Speaking in favor of the reso-
stitution to act for GA between lution, Schreiber told GA that
regularly scheduled meetings, "SRU doesn't intend to have the
which are held every other profit motives of some of the
Wednesday. hungry Ann Arbor realtors des-
All officers of the body are !troy all the work that went into
elected by the representatives that lease."
who are elected by the graduate Koeneke said, "It's not just or-
students in their various depart-'Tented toward the students. We
men ts.sb hmade concessions to the manag-
In discussions before the elec- ers when we drew it up. It's a fair
tion Katz told GA representatives , lease."
that he was "something of an Koeneke and Schreiber are
gritisaduatsdnob.Irehelmost meeting John Stegeman of Char-'
graduate students are the ms ter' Realty today to discuss his
intelligent portion of our society ' obj e t n to d te dnsw ussase s
and as such must think about and objections to the new lease.
work toward improving society." In response to a question on
Katz is a doctoral candidate in the likelihood of rent increases if
social psychology. He was grad- the University lease is accepted,
uated from the State University Koeneke said that he expected
of New York (SUNY) in 1965. them, but that "once the eight-,
After one semester in law school, month lease is accepted we'll

Panhellenic will withdraw rec-
ognition from those sororities
which do not comply with the
resolution, unless the sorority re-
ceives a waiver from the Panhel-
lenic Membership Committee. Un-
recognized sororities do not have
rush privileges.
"This resolution is not a solu-
tion, it is merely a beginning,"
explained Panhellenic President
Ginny Mochel, '68.
Affirms Regulations
"Although our statement sim-
ply affirms our recognition of the
validity of the University regula-
tions concerning discrimination
in membership selection, it is
nevertheless a big step," Miss
Mochel said. "I think for the first
time we have confronted an issue
vital to the continued existence
of the sorority system."
"Discrimination is one of -the
most pressing issues facing so-
ciety today and I am pleased that
the Michigan sorority women
have begun to confront them-
selves with meaningful issues of
far-reaching importance," said
Joan Ringel, Panhellenic advisor.
Kappa Kappa Gamma, Kappa
Alpha Theta, Alpha Delta Pi, Chi
Omega, Gamma Phi Beta and
Zeta Tau Alpha voted against the
anti - discrimination resolution.
Three sorority houses abstained
in the voting.
Chi Omega President Susan
Heuer, '69, explained the decision
of her sorority to vote against the
No Fear of National
"We felt we would be on a bet-
ter working condition with our
national on an internal level,"
she said. "Personally I have no
fear of the national, but I am in
the middle."
Kappa Kappa Gamma Presi-
dent Pat Ryan, '68, explained she
voted against the resolution be-
cause, "I feel that each sorority
is an independent organization
and has the right to work out its
policy with its national organiza-
The resolution states, "Each
chapter will sign by Sept. 1 a
statement signifying that theyI


-Associated Press
THE NUCLEAR AIRCRAFT carrier Enterprise sailed yesterday
toward North Korean shores to await further developments in
the Pueblo crisis. Secretary of State Dean Rusk called the in-
cident an "act of war," and warned serious measures may be
taken to retrieve the ship and her personnel.



Governor George Romney yesterday recommended to
the state Legislature an appropriation of $64.7 million for
the University's 1968-69 gneral fund budget, as part of an
over-all state budget of $1.3 billion.
The Governor's recommendation represents a 9.4 per
cent increase over the 1967-68 University appropriation, the
lowest percentage increase recommended for any state col-
lege or university.
The recommendation is $11 million below the $75.8 mil-
lion requested by the University in October.
Romney also recommended a $7.4 million appropriation
for University construction. The University had requested
$18 million.
The University received $59.1 million last year after
Romney recommended $362.4 million forcing substantial
tuition hikes. Lansing sour-
ces indicate the Governor's
$64.7 million recommendation
will be a top figure for this
year's appropriation.
University President Robben W.
Fleming said yesterday he was
"disappointed" in the Governor's
recommendation. He said the Uni-
versity's estimated needs would
require a budget increase of $8
million rather than the proposed
$.5.5 million figure.
Romney asked the state Legis-

Called War Act'

he came to the University in 1966.
This is his second year on GA.
Sabadash is a World War II
veteran who graduated from the
engineering college in 1951. After
spending 15 years as a sales en-
gineer, he returned to school, re-j
ceiving a masters degree in edu-
cation from Marygrove College
in Detroit last year. He is now a
doctoral candidate in the school
of education.
Sabadash indicated that he
had not expected to be elected
president. "At least it started
some discussion," he commented.
"Competition is healthy."

start working on the rents."
SHA is a standing committee of
Student Government Council.
SRU is a subcommittee of SHA.
It is expected that some action
on the proposed boycott will be
taken at SGC's regular meeting
The new University lease may
be used for either eight-month or
twelve-month contracts. It pro-I
vides specific protection for the
student in the areas of damage
deposit returns and condition of
premises, and allows him to can-
cel for reasons of health by for-
feiting one month's rent.

By The Associated Press
WASHINGTON - Secretary of
State Dean Rusk said yesterday
the North Korean seizure of the
Navy intelligence ship Pueblo could
be described as "an act of war."
Rusk advised the North Koreans
to "cool it" and said they would
be "well advised to pull back here.'
The nuclear powered aircraft
carrier Enterprise and three es-
corts were reported taking posi-
tion in the Sea of Japan. South
Korean sources in Seoul said the
75,000 ton carrier and its escorts
would take station 12 miles off
Wonsan Bay to await develop-
At the White House, the top
level National Security Council
which ponders major strategic


channel between the United States
and Communist North Korea in
hopes of resolving the tense dis-
pute without shooting. -
But White House sources said
such efforts "have not had satis-
factory results."
The White House called North
Korea's capture of the lightly,
armed vessel "a very serious situ-
ation." The State Department!
viewed it "with utmMost gravity."
Asst. Secretary of Defense Phil!
G. Goulding said the Pueblo's radio '
See Analysis, Page 3

tature to approve a $1.3 billion
state budget for fiscal 1968-69,
the highest ever sought by a Mich-
igan Governor. These funds, com-
bined with restricted funds and
general fund special_ purpose
money, would add up to a total
state operating budget of $2.73
In reaction to Detroit's recent
riots, the, proposed budget in-
cludes a request to double the
State Civil Rights Commission's
present $1.4 million appropriation
and sets aside an additional $5.5
million toward maintenance of
law and order. This includes a
23 per cent hike in the State Po-
lice budget to allow for the ad-
dition of 20 detectives and 225
troopers, new communications
equipment and more training.
"This administration is pledged
to take such steps as are neces-
sary toncurbvviolence in our
streets and reverse a mounting
disrespect for law and order,"
Romney said in introducing the
The proposed appropriation for
the University is part of a total
budget of $299 million recom-
mended by the Governor for op-
eration of the state's 11 degree-
granting universities and colleges.
aRomney recommended an ap-
propriation of $62.3 million for
Michigan State University, $8
million less than the $70.3 mil-
lion requested. Wayne State Uni-
versity received a recommenda-
tion of $38.7 million as compared
a $44.6 million requested.
Capital outlay appropriations
recommended by Romney for all
of Michigan's state-supported
universities and colleges totaled
$56 million.
The Governor's budget request
will now be considered by the
Senate Appropriations Commit-
tee. The University made a pre-
sentation before that committee
in December.



Governor Romney


can comply with the University j moves, met in full dress session
policy of non-discrimination in on the problem.
membership selection and will not One of the first UJ.S. moves,
therefore utilize a system of re- after seizure of the 935 ton Pueblo
quired recommendations or accept became known, was to ask the
any recommendation as binding." Soviet Union to act as a diplomatic

Cleage Advocates 'Nation Within Nation'

report and the North Koreans own
radar track "both show conclu-I
sively that the Pueblo was in inter-s
national waters." He said without
elaboratinig that information on
the North Korean radar track
came from intelligence sources.
Goulding said the Pueblo was
under orders to stay at least 13
miles from North Korean territoryI
and "there is no evidence to sug-
gest that these orders were dis-
North Korea's claim that thej
Pueblo's captain. Lloyd Bucher,;
had confesssed to a deep intrusion
into North Korean waters was de-
scribed by Goulding as "a travesty
on the facts."
North Korea broadcast yesterday
"a confession" from the captain
of the Pueblo, quoting him as
saying he was spying for the Cen-
tral Intelligence Agency and was
deep inside North Korean's ter-
ritorial waters when his ship was
i Bucher was reported to have
ordered his ship's highly sophisti-
cated electronic gear destroyed,
along with secret codes, when the
North Koreans boarded his ship.
There was no word here, however, j
a-c towhatar,1 of O th e + I

Deny Oregon
Editor Right
To Immunity
SALEM, Ore. W/P) - The Oregon
Supreme Court yesterday unani-
mously affirmed the contempt of
court conviction of Annette Bu-
chanan, formerU niversity of
Oregon student editor.
Miss Buchanan was fined $300
for refusing to disclose the names
of seven students who gave her
a story about use of marijuana on
the campus,
Miss Buchanan, now Mrs. Mi-
chael Conard, argued that the
constitutional provision for a free
press gave her the right to with-
hold the identity of confidential
news sources.
The Daily Emerald printed a
story by Mrs. Conard of a pot
party held on the Oregon campus
in May, 1966. Former Dist. Atty.
William F. Frye then subpoenaed
Mrs. Conard into court. When she
refused to name the students who
had attended the party, Judge
John B. Leavy of Lane County
fined her $300.
Mrs. Conard's attorney, Arthur
Johnson, told The Daily that Mrs,
Conard's chances in the Supreme
Court "could be very good."
The Oregon court decision,
by Justice A. T. Goodwin, said,
"We hold merely that nothing in
the state or federal constitution
compels the courts, in the ab-
sence of a statute, to recognize
such a privilege.'
The American Society of News-
paper Editors, Oregon Newspaper
Publishers Association and Sig-
ma Delta Chi, professional jour-
nalism society, appeared in her
Mrs. Conard, then managing
editor of the University of Ore-
eann nDail Emeralmp nihedh her

Introduced as a "voice for black unity"
Detroit's controversial clergyman, Rev.
Albert Cleage, last night outlined the ra-
tionale and movement of black national-
ism in America's cities.
"I don't have to advocate separatism,"
Cleage claimed, "because it is built into
the fabric of American society. I just
want to utilize separation for our benefit
rather than continue to let it be used
for our exploitation."
Cleage, the head of the Federation for
Self-Determination which was established

which is necessary for self-determina-
tion, poses no threat except in the minds
of white people, according to Cleage.
Whites fear it because "black power
would require giving up of the white
power exercised so ruthlessly in black
communities" said the man who recently
rejected a $100,000 Ford Foundation ur-
ban re-development grant because it had
"strings attached."
Integration proved to be only an "im-
possible dream" explained Cleage. "Martin
Luther King's march in Cicero made
blacks realize that northern whites were
worse than southern ones."

existed. We have decided to be free and
will use any means necessary."
To Cleage the strength of the black
community lies in the self-consciousness
that "black is beautiful." This aware-
ness will allow blacks to "stop feeling
ashamed," and to discover their own
past. ;
"This self-consciousness brings a sense
of pride," Cleage said, which will per-
mit "blacks to see through the vast tis-
sues of lies fabricated by the white man.
"The establishment of black student
organizations on college campuses is a
big step in the building of the black
cal-imnna " rClen e, arted.

Fleming explained yesterdayj
that although the Governor's
recommended budget is small, it
is considerably better than last
year, which was disastrous."
"While we have not had time
to analyze the Governor's mes-
sage, we note that the increases
are said to provide funds for ad-
ditional faculty and other staff
for added enrollment, for salary
increases equal to those given to
Civil Service employes, to meet
inflationary price increases, and
to provide for new building main-
tenance, and selected improve-
ments in library, computer zerv-
ices and other programs," he

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