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Seventy-Seven Years of Editorial Freedom


LSA Admissions
Cutback Planned
Plat To Cut Transfer Enrollinents
Keep Freshman Entrances Stable
Next fall's literary college enrollment is expected to be reduced
by 180 from the current high of 3,645 that were admitted this aca-
demic year. The decision to limit enrollment, by cutting admissions
of transfer students; was made yesterday by Vice-President for Aca-
demic Affairs Allan F. Smith and the executive committee of the




Saigon, Key Cities;





erary college. sSAIGON UP) - Allied soldiers
The faculty of the literary college had recommended at -their " fought bitter ,house-to-house bat-
December meeting that 180 fewer students be accepted, but had also ties in Hue and other key South
specified that the cut be made equally from transfer students and Vietnamese cities today, trying to
freshmen, 90 fewer in each category. This would break down to g sroot out n isto troops hold-
2,880 freshmen and 585 transfer students. hngain y t ti f ey
Under the agreement worked out yesterday, the same number offensive. The U.S. Command
f freshmen will be admitted as were last year, 2,970, but cuts in 1 <=asaid 14997 enemy had been killed.
admissions will be made in trans- Except for a few isolated pockets
# ssions wil b, maem tr I of resistance, the Communists ap-
'universities and from other col 1pee ohv encerdfo
leges of the University; in re-ad- f ~ s agn
H a V t1 n missions-drop-outs; and in "re- . '_ > < I betng 6h p om. Moda andid-~
Hear Motion eht the US
good standing -Daily-Jim Forsyth night last night, the U.S. Com-
godhANN ARBOR WORLD F mand said 1,116 allied troops had
11 e e r hObjectives Achieved been<II~ FA IRicldng37 mr
After the meeting Dean Wil- ANNeans and 738 South Vietnamese
iin R esearch a m Haber commented, "We have: Young and old alike came to UAC's World's Fair in the Union yesterday and Friday to sample the The figures exceeded any previous
Motions on secret research and achieved our objectives." The cultures of many foreign countries. Displays were provided by students in the International Center, one week loss.
the conduct of faculty meetings number was reduced as the college the Peace Corps and the American Field Service. The Union was filled with a spirit of gaiety as re- Suspects Seized
aonthly meeting of the literary tequeste dlthoughtheribu-n freshments were provided along with the educational experience Besides the enemy dead - an
montly metig ofthelitearytion will be different. "There's no ices fmr hn200oe
college faculty. point in taking it all out of one increase of more than 2,000 over
# The motion on secret research source," Smith commented. DONrT WANT To I the 12,704 a nounced a day ear-
asks that the college recommend smith and the committee also sects hadcbeand said 4,15M -
Regets t "etablsh apolcySpo- h onadmsin hr o ugtthe ' oitsad
the University Senate request the agreed to keep a week-by-week would be held as prisoners of wa
Regents to "establish a policy pro check on admissions through the itouadb eda rsnr fwr
hibiting the acceptance of con- admsson comite oftelt:.F~~lI 1 )VQ 1 - I h l meilcptlo u
tracts which specify that results dmissio erary college faculty to see how. /t ad cum led under as H
be secret . . . This request would rocked and crumbled under as-progressing.
urge the Board of Regents to dis- saunt by U.S. Marines and South
engage the University from con- The major reason that fresh- Vietnamese soldiers blasting with
tracts inconsistent with this policy tanks, bazookas and artillery on
tracts io s t tt p with last year, while other cate- the ground and rockets and can- MARINES HEAD FOR SHELT]
.he motion, sponsored by Pro- gories were reduced, is the work- non fire from the air. open up heavy shelling of U.S
fessors Robert Angell of the ing relationship between the Uni- The South Vietnamese claimed South Vietnam's northern provin
sociology department; Theodore versity and M i c h i g a n high By JIM HECK international position of America facism under military service." he to have taken most of the citadel,
Newcomb of the Residential Co- schools. The University has agreed " h and less attachment to the pat- adds. the old walled fortress section of Nhut airport on the capital's out-
to accept all "qualified" Mich- , avoid the draft d the city, by late yesterday. But skirts.
lewmb Weof the esia yo- scoos ThMUieriycahared aeahl a oid the aft. u iotic ideologies will rend them' Royston, however, is not opposed VitCnflgcodsilbeen CoetoSgnheCm -
Miology department; and Alfred igan high school graduates who Michael Panutlich, 70 says. "You somewhat more dubious towards to all war: "I see some j psed nists tried to ambush a U.S. mil-
Sussman, chairman of the botany apply before the Feb. 1 deadline, know, I don't want to die. I know the war," he explains. tion in Korea, but not in justifica on the battlements. it convoy traveling the 15
department, was made last semes- At current rates admissions in the draft is a necessary thing for Eventually, Mayer believes, these Then ares, b eol wh retAbout'30 Americans Missing were
ter, but withdrawn until a Uni- this category may well go over the country-they'll kill you if you students will oppose the draft be- There are some people who are About 30 American civilians were miles to U.S. 25th Infantry Divis-
versity faculty committee on clas- the lower quota, according to don't kill them. It would bother cause they will oppose the war. tie.ion Headquarters at Cu Chi.
sified research had made its re- Gayle Wilson, executive assistant me to kill, but you got to accept time. One is John King, a senior miles northeast of Saigon. Elsewhere, pockets of Commu-
port. director of admissions, it. You can't really avoid it." Deplore War in engineering who also declares U.S. headquarters said the Coi- nist soldiers were reported hold-
Other supporters of the motion Can't Change But students are avoiding the Older students, like medical stu- he is against conscription. "cate.- munists, who still held the north- I ing out in parts of Kontum and
laid they did not expect it to pass, Smith explained, "We can't draft. Plagued by the recent dent Martin Rossman who con- gorically" east and southeast parts of the |Dalat in the central highlands
and if at all only by a small mar- change our policy toward the high changes in draft procedure that cedes he would "kill to live" in "I cannot kill anyone," King citadel, had lost 514 dead in Hue.. north of Saigon and in several
gin. midstream." certain situations, almost univer- says. "I cannot be trained to kill It reported two enemy companies centers in the Mekong Delta below
schol in misaa. Suh leave the vast majority of grad- salelr h peetwr h anyone." fled over the south- west citadel tecptl
The Ad Hoc Committee on the change might be necessary if a uates without defer'nents, students f deplore the present war. The ppo ss."rwll out no y est In thethe capital.
Conduct of Faculty Business will lower freshman quota were adopt- have been thrown into a dilemma few who are not so vehement, or King opposes the war, but his wall about noon yesterday. In the delta, widespread destruc-
also submit its report at tomor d. He added that this could easily they can arely ignore: a dilemmawho enjoy the status quo, are re beliefs concerning conscription are Saigon was quiet, but heavy tion and heavy civilian casualties
row's meeting The major topics be done for the 1969-1970 school they want to avoid, and are avoid- becant hl bt ing ,", separate from his beliefs about fighting was reported early today were reported at My Tho, second
of their motion ae: year. This change will bee can't help but feeling guilty, the war. He asserts that pacifism six miles northeast of the capital, biggest city of the region. Officials to t w He a s tt p f sx m n o t c b c o t r
The agenda, prepared by the sidered at meetings this spring be- remain will become the major doctrine h iThe only enemy still active in the said 4,000 houses were destroyed
executive committee, will require tween the college and Smith. Canada last year to escape the anonymous says, "whenever I talk a i "his- city were in a few isolated pockets. by fighting, and at least 64 Viet-
faculty approval. Previously as it Haber emphasized, "Space and draft. Many applied for CO status, about the war. Maybe I'm brain- a iattei of years and cites i Commercial airlines r e s u m e d namese civilians were killed and
has been accepted as announced. budget problems have put the and others went to jail. washed. Maybe I'm a coward, but See 'U', Page 2 flights into and out of Tan Son 600 wounded.
* The formation of a Commit- literary college in a real bind. On this campus feelings of per- I have nothing against the draftg-...- -- - --
tee on Resolutions to aid a mem- Theme was a 40 pr cent iease plexity and animosity towards the or the war-or anything.'
ber in preparing a motion to be in size in less than four years draft exist side-by-side. Many stu- But upperclassmen like Ross-
ipsented to the faculty. Use of There has not been a 40 per cent dents are against the Vietnam war man are not too embarrassed to be
thecmitewould be completely increase in staff." :and their actions towards the draft candid about their feelings.
voluntary. become a method of protest. Some "Perhaps it's trite to say," Ross-
" Quorums would be increased are ideologically opposed to con- man explains, "but I'm opposed to
from 75 to 100. I5scription, and a noticeable minor- this war on moral grounds. So I'm
r Time during the executive ity is completely dedicated to pa- ignoring the draft as long as I canN F
ommittee's report would include s cifism. I don't want to fight over there" By STEVE WILDSTROM down into the valley where the however, say "In dealing with
'member's time," to be used for Most Avoid Draft Special To The Daily fighting is." President Johnson against Richard
Remeryrts dWASHINGTON - Sen. Eugene He said he was not bothered by Nixon there wouldn't be much
en discussion by any memnber. ^ All but a very few, however, say Many veterans attending the McCarthy (D-Minn) said yester-|his alleged lack of charismatic ap- question of whom I would sup-
The motion onjfulty busess nthey will ardently avoid the draft. 3 University , ike dlifton Royston, day that he favors unilateral with- peal.
smore than just a procedural 3 Ronythr'ora h r-IPit."
Motion. Whe it was first re- Many, like Panuthich, "just don't p Grad, who sewed in the 24th divi- drawal of American forces from isma," he said. "And I can just The senator said the present ad-
uested that the committee be South Vietnam if a settlement see Richard Nixon going around ministration, "considers any move
students, freshmen and soph- ably opposed to the war. Many cannot be negotiated with the Na- lighting up the country. I know around the world as a threat to
'ormed, mny of th m s l a omores. confused and unable to veterans are still active in the re- tional Liberation Front and North
acuty members sa ta nsome of you are not very excited sa taIa, 4 our national security." He said
atitempt to stifle the free debates reason through their feelings. serves and risk being called back. Vietnam. by President Johnson's charisma." that if elected president his first
hich had marked faculty meet- University sociologist Thomas "Had I known when I was in Speaking to about 400 collegiate McCarthy r e f u s e d to say act would be to change the name
ings for the last two years. Mayer believes the "just don't Korea what I know now, I would journalists at the United States whether or not he would support of the Department of Defense to
According to members of the want to die" rationale for avoiding have tried to register as a CO," says Student Editors Conference, the President Johnson for re-election the Department of Offense, ap-
committee, the report has not de- the draft is a subconscious opposi- Royston. "I was not politically candidate for the Democratic pres- if Johnson were to receive the parently implying that would be
veloped that way. Rather, it has i n tion to the war. conscious then. I have a feeling, idential nomination said that, if Democratic nonwination. He did, n better title.w
tended to give more power to the Mayer says that as the students now. a general feeling towards elected, he would stop the bombing
liberal middle segment of the fac- progress through college they will pacifism that's grown on me since of North Vietnam and attempt to PEAT
ulty, drawing power away from become more influenced by its I've been here. negotiate a settlement of the con-IRE EPERFORMANCE:
tie chairman of the meetings- liberalizing affects. "The later "I got it partly because of the flict.
the literary college dean. Dean William Haber awareness and sensitivity to the military training. It's instant "I think we have to run the test 7
1 of their willingness to negotiate," I -' / fn Y! 1 < - I P " Q I


-Associated Press
ER as North Vietnamese gunnery
positions around Khe Sanh in
Vietnamese military headquarters
s a i d government paratroopers
were in sporadic contact with
Viet Cong in several parts of Sai-
gon last night and captured four
of the enemy. It also reported the
enemy attacked a police station on
the edge of Saigon.
South Korean marines reported
they retook the town of Duy Xu-
yen 20 miles south of Da Nang on
the east coast and said they killed
45 Communists without taking
any losses themselves.
Along with the B52 strikes Ma-
rine fighter bombers hammered at
enemy build up areas inside the
DMZ and just north of it in North
Bomb Hanoi
Air Force jets penetrated 65
miles northwest ofHanoi tohit
at a North Vietnamese army bar-
U.S. Commanders in the far
northern zone said they were still
keeping close watch for an of-
fensive there despite the action
to the south and giving high
priority to tactical fighter bomber
and B52 strikes to soften up the
The heaviest bombardment in
weeks of U.S. Marines at Khe
Sanh, Con Thien and other sand-
bagged posts below the demili-
tarized zone had suggested ap-
proach of the anticipated key
phase, a drive by four Hanoi divis-
ions - up to 50,000 men - into
South Vietnam's upper provinces.
"Our people are fully aware and
prepared for them," a senior
American official said. "The fight-
ing may be severe and bitter, but
I think we can handle it."

Cn ., vL)-

First of a Three-Part Series
In October, 1966, Walter
Greene of the Defense Depart-
ment Contract Compliance Of-
fice in Detroit filed a confi-
dential report in which he list-
ed 16 recommendations to im-
prove employment opportuni-
ties for Negroes at the Univer-
Authority for Greene's sur-
vey was granted under execu-
tive order, which provides that
any institution holding federal
government c o n tr a c t s must
agree "not to discriminate
againstnnv mnlnv nr nnli-

Recruitment Sporadic

is still largely decentralized
and sporadic.
In a recent survey of all
University academic depart-
ments conducted by the Uni-
versity Steering Committee on
the Development of Academic
Opportunity, 31 responses were
received. Of these, 25 stated
the departments had made "no
special effort" to recruit Negro
staff, 18 stated they proposed
no special efforts, and two said
special effort to recruit Negro
staff was "distasteful" and'
There were six departments
which vnep tehd v hnamade

recruitment of Negro' students.
Such an office would also in-
clude channels for processing
discrimination complaints.
These recommendations have
been communicated to Flem-
ing, who has promised to meet
with the Steering Committee
within a week to work out de-
tails. Fleming himself has sug-
gested the possibility of giving
the present committee an ex-
ecutive director who would be
resnonsible to him.
The Regents must give final
approval on plans for such an
office. Fleming has indicated
theeis a "stronn annen"

train Negro personnel. Vice-
President and Chief Financial
Officer Wilbur K. Pierpont
suggested a three-man staff be
appointed for the purpose and
made responsible to him.
Eventually Briggs' position
was created, responsible not to
Pierpont but to Personnel Of-
ficer Richard Reister. Existing
staff in the Personnel Office
were given recruiting duties in
addition to their regular jobs.
Local civil rights leaders, in-
cluding George Higgens, for-
merly a recruiter in the Per-
sonnel Office and now working
in industri alrelations. charged

McCarthy said. "Intuitions are
that they are willing to confer."
If however, the North Vietnam-
ese and the NLF are not willing to
talk, McCai'thygsaid, "we should
Challenges Johnson
McCarthy is challenging Presi-:
dent Johnson in several Demo-
cratic primaries for the 1968 presi-
dential nomination. His campaign
against Johnson has been primari-
ly based on the president's han-
dling of the Vietnam war, although
he said yesterday that he is not
running simply as a "dove" can-
The speech and a news coy,
ence which followed were inter-
rupted several times by militant
radicals who opposed the Senator'.
position. The conference endedE
abruptly when a group entered the
room carrying an American fl
lined coffin filled with McCarthy
campaign buttons.


By RICK STERN the score was slightly higher He hesitated. "But you kno
Associate Sports Editor then, 66-81. (The nets were long Michigan State isn't even sup-
special To The Daily i asnadsm atbek posed to be a really good shoot-
EAST LANSING-The rich get were broken up because the refs ing teai."
richer..'a.oclltm n gtte "I'm glad Pitts is graduating,"
A year from now Jim Pitts may had to call time and get them said Bennington.
be in Vietnam and basketball down from the rim. Otherwise Early in the second half, Mich-
games will seem silly. In a sense the score would probably have igan took a short-lived 47-43 lead,
they are already silly. been the same.) on a couple of driving jumpers
Silly when two razzle-dazzle "I sure as hell didn't tell Step- by Dennis Stewart. Woody Ed-
alley ball players from Moberly ter (Harrison) and Copeland wards' entrance onto the green
Junior College stand 30 feet away (Bernie) to take those .25-footers court coincided with the demise
and swish high arching jump in the last five minutes," said of this lead. He hit two baskets
shots through your dreams. the S p a r t a n s' jester - coach. in 17 seconds.
A silly pass . . . "Maxey sees "Lucky thing for them they made; Rapacious
Sullivan loose low. He zips it-; 'em." Lucky thing also for the e oa
Whoa! Copeland picks it off. Dave Strack baiters and jinxers Cheered on by the team's play,
Down to LaFayette. Two! State who lurk in Big Ten heaven. the rapacious, raucous ribald
leads 71-67." Otherwise their winning streak crowd took it from there and per-
And silliest of all MSU's John might have been snapped at 12 formed the final execution to a
Bennington who jovially tossed instead of moving inexorably on tee. It was 12,000 against six
yo-yos around the Spartan bench to the magic 13 spot. (starting five plus Bob Sulvan).
while his do no wrong boys were Michigan's last lead was 60-59. avey Crockett didnt know how
___I good he had it.

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