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Seventy-Seven Years of Editorial Freedom


-Daily-Jim Forsyth

Sen. Eugene McCarth y at The University

I McCarthy To Test LBJ
[ In Democratic Primaries,

WASHINGTON (AP)-Minnesota definite terms whether his moveI
Sen. Eugene J. McCarthy posted is a serious bid for the presidential 1

his Vietnam war challenge to!
President Johnson yesterday, an-
nouncing he will enter at least
four presidential primaries in
1968-and hinting that Sen. Rob-
ert F. Kennedy could become the
political beneficiary.
McCarthy said he will enter the
primaries in Wisconsin, Nebraska,
Oregon and California, and pos-
sibly those in Massachusetts and
New Hampshire as well.
He said there is so much dis-
satisfaction in America over tlhe
Vietnam war, its conduct and its
effects at home, that "there is a
good possibility" Jolinson will be'
denied renomination. "I believe
there's a good chance that we can
win' two or three primaries," the1
tall gray-haired senator said.
White House Silent
The White House was silent on
McCarthy's announcement. So
was Kennedy-for the moment.
McCarthy said his determina-
tion to run was stiffened by "an-
nouncements from the adminis-
tration of plans for continued es-
calation and intensification of the
war in Vietnam."
He said he hopes his candidacy
will lead Johnson to alter that
"If not," he said, "I think the
challenge would have to go all
the way to a challenge for the
nomination for the presidency.
"If not me, someone else.
"I think that-there might be a

nomination or simply an effort
to stir -debate and build pressure }
among Democrats for a war policy
McCarthy described his Viet-
nam prescription as a phased,
scheduled withdrawal of U.S.
forces, with periodic efforts at
Honorable Peace
"As I'm sure I shall be charged,
I am not for peace at any price,
but for an honorable, rational
and political solution to this war,"
he said.
"I am hopeful," he said, "thatx
this challenge, which I hope will'
be supported by other members
of the Senate and other politic-

ians, may alleviate the sense of
political helplessness and restore
to many people a belief in the
process of American politics and
of American government.
"I do not see in my move any
threat to the unity and the
strength of the Democratic party,
whatever the unity today may be
and whatever strength it may be,"
McCarthy said.
"Only time will tell," Senate
Democratic Leader Mike Mans-
field said of that assertion. Mans-
field, who has expressed mis-
givings about Vietnam policy him-
self, said he will support John-
"Any defections in the party
hurt," said Sen. John 0. Pastore,

Ends Trial
Open Hours
Frederick House at South Quad
has voted not to continue un-
limited visitation after dormitory
staffcontinued to enforce U-
versity rules banning 24-hour
open-opens during Frederick's at-
tempted- two-week trial of the
The house director warned resi-
dents they would be thrown out
of the dormitory for repeated vio-
lations shortly before the voting
at a house meeting earlier this
week, a Frederick resident said.
Director Walter Kurcewski, '69L,
told the house that Thomas Fox,
South Quad director, warned staff
members of the expulsion policy,
the resident explained.
The house then voted 22-18
against 24-hour open-opens.
Tentative Hours
Frederick passed tentative ex-
panded visiting hours which will
be sent to the Residence Halls
Board of Governors for consider-
ation at their Dec. 14 meeting.
The proposed hours include Mon-
day, Thursday and Sunday even-
ings as well as almost.the entire
weekend. A motion to give the pro-
posal immediate effect was de-
Lloyd House, West Quad, con-
tinues to operate in violation of
University rules.
Lloyd House will propose at the
next governors' board meeting that
each house be allowed to make
its own conduct regulations. 1
MacKay Less Active f
The director of West Quad, Wil-
liam MacKay. has not opposed
Lloyd's action as actively as Fox
has in South Quad. MacKay asked'
us to go through channels to get
this approved," a house officer
explained. "No one has been
brought before judic."
Lloyd is conducting a survey to
determine how many residents
favor unlimited visitation. Results
will be sent to Inter-House As-
sembly and the governors.
"So far 90 per cent of the
house is in favor," the officer said.
"Hopefully the board will decide
to agree."
Ermann said the staff is en-
forcing University rules by coun-
seling offenders. "Several students
have been counseled," Ermann
Kurcewski collected a list of
names of offenders, who received
letters from Fox which said the
list would ,e forwarded to John
Feldkamp, director of University
residence halls.
Staff members entered rooms
where girls were present and ask-
ed them to leave. When the girls
refused, the staff member himself
refused to leave the room.
"Fox suggested we do this," said
John Burns, assistant resident di-
"Because there was so much
ttrouble with our 24-hour policy-
the resident advisors harassing us
and all-a lot of the guys decided
against it," another Frederick resi-

dent said.



Shaw indicated that the board
has "been engaged in discussions
this month regarding the defini-
tion of "academic discipline" and
the college's role in it. The board
will issue a general statement on
the matter after its scheduled
meeting today.
Board Refrains
According to Jack Manning, ad-
ministrative assistant to Shaw,
the board has refrained from con-

SGC Votes
For MeetingI
With Regents



May Consider Future
Non-Academic Cases
The' administrative board of the literary college has
rejected a request from Vice-President for Student Affairs
Richard L. Cutler that VOICE-SDS Chairman Karen Daen-
zer, '70, be disciplined for participating in an Oct. 11 protest
against visiting Navy Rear Admiral S. N. Brown. The disci-
pline reportedly involved suspension of Mrs. Daenzer.
Associate Dean James Shaw, who heads the college
I board said last night, "The administrative board has declined
to involve itself in disciplinary action involving students in
the North Campus incident."
Cutler made a formal request to the board after receiving
a complaint from the engineering college about the protest
by 40 students on North Cam- -


M~rs. Karen 1)aeiizei'

Student Government



sidering Cutler's request to expel last night proposed tat it meet
Mrs. Daenzer as a specific case. In in open session with the Regents
fact most of the members of the to discuss changes in University
board did not know that Mrs. non-academic conduct rules.

Steude, SHA Draft
New Stuident Lease

U' Students Receive
Windfall of $200

A windfall of $200 was delivered
to 142 University students this
week by the Office of Financial
The money came through a pro-
vision of the federal Education
Opportunity Grants p r o g r a m
(EOG) which provides students in
the upper half of their class dur-
ing the previous year with an
additional $200 each.

fight on the floor of the conven- The grants, part of the Higher
tion in any case," he said. Education Act of 1965, are given'
McCarthy did not explain in to students with financial need.
'U Deletes Security Clause
In Non-Academic Contracts

There are 292 students at the
University on EOG's.
Gretchen Forsyth of the Michi-
gan Higher Education Assistance,
Authority Scholarship Office said,
"Most other schools passed out
the bonuses much earlier."
Some students may not be able
to keep all of their bonus. Ivan W.
Parker, associate director of fi-
nancial aids, said the $200 should
be reported to the Michigan High-
er Education Assistance Author-
ity if the student holds a state'
Ronald Jursa, director of the
division of student financial aids
for the state, said, "If a stu-
dent's total aid exceeds his cal-
culated need, the authority ishre-
quired to cut his stipend. The'
award depends on the student's
total need."
Mrs. Forsyth said that the
authority uses a $100 buffer. "A
student whose calculated need is
exceeded only by $100 with the
bonus will not have his state
scholarship cut," she said.
Normally, EOG's are matched
by private, state, or National De-
fense scholarships. The $200 does
not have to be matched. "The fi-
nancial aids office received $40,000!
that could only be used for the
bonus payments," Parker said.

Off-campus housing officials
have approved a new University
eight-month lease for use by Ann
Arbor landlords.
Chairman of Student-Com-
munity Relations William L.
Steude and members of the Stu-
dent Housing Association drafted
the lease last night. SHA mem-
bers Mark Shreiber, '69, said he
expects the lease to be available
by January 1.
The new lease includes a rental
term clause "not to exceed eight
months." This is followed by an
optional 'provision to extend the
lease term for a period "not to
exceed four months." Student ten-
ants who wish to rent for a per-
iod longer than eight months can
sign both clauses at the same
time. Thus, the lease provides
for a rental term of any number
of months up to a year.
Instructions explaining that the
second clause is merely an option
to extend the eight-month term
will be included on the lease,I
since housing committee .members
feared that landlords would get
confused students to sign for 12
months all at once.
Steude approved the lease and
intends to discuss it with Univer-
sity lawyers before printing it for
off-campus housing bureau use..
He said he also wishes to fore-
warn landlords about the new
lease so that they will have time
to write leases of their own if the
University lease is unacceptable to
Shreiber, stressing the need for
immediate availability of the new
lease, said, "If it's not out by
January 1, it will be ineffective
until next year."

Besides the term of rental, other
important differences in the new
lease involve return of damage
deposits, penalties for late rent,
and landlords' charging tenants
for cleaning apartments.
The lease now stipulates that
the landlord must return the
damage deposit within 20 days
of the termination of the lease,
along with an itemized list of costs
if the full deposit is not returned.
Tenants cannot be penalized for;
late payments unless they agree
to do so at the time of signing
the lease.
Also, landlords must accom-
pany bills for apartment cleaning
with an itemized list of what has
been cleaned. "The largest number
of complaints from student ten-
ants now," said Koeneke, "are'
about landlords who overcharge
for cleaning."

Daenzer was involved.
When Shaw read Cutler's letter
to the board he specifically de-
leted Mrs. Daenzer's name. The
board decided it did not want to
discuss the individual case.
"The board met three times this
month not to, consider the speci-
fic case but for a philosophical
discussion in the proper extent to
which the literary college should
be involved in such disciplinary
matters," said Manning.
Mrs. Daenzer Unaware
Mrs. Daenzer was unaware lastj
night of Cutler's letter about her
which was sent to the board nearly
a month ago. Manning voiced sur-
prize that Cutler had not informed
Daenzer of the charges against
her. "I'm amazed he didn't tell
her, that's the very first thing,
you should do," he said.
When reached for comment last
night Cutler refused to discuss
his letter. "I guess if you have
a letter in your hands which has
my signature on it, I wrote it," he
In a related development, Direc-
tor of University Housing John
(See BOARD, Page 2)

The move came in response to
a request by the Regents that
SGC present them with a full
written report on Council's ac-
tions in abolishing University-
made student conduct rules and
replacing them with SGC's own
Council President Bruce Kahn,
'68, said such a report would
be tantamount to writing a book
and suggested that an open dis-
cussion with the Regents would
be a more effective method of
Other Action
In other action, SGC created
an .11-member committee to con-
sider proposals for the organiza-
tion and operation of the up-
coming Constitutional Conven-
tion. The convention was approved
by students in a referendum early
this month.
The committee is to report at
least one proposal to Council as
soon as possible. SGC will then
make a decision on the final
convention format. University
Activities Center President Don
Tucker, '68, was named chairman
of the committee.
' The group will hold its first
meeting Sunday evening in the
council chamber. The meeting is
open to the public.
Council members also got their
first look at proposed articles of
incorporation, by-laws and con-

Beree Disruptive Mill-In
Forces Building Shut-Down

The controversial security clause
in non-academic job application
forms will be deleted in all future
applications, the University an-
nounced yesterday.
The clause gives the University
the right to investigate its employ-
es and fire them if the military'
refuses them clearance.
Jack Hamilton assistant to the
vice-president for University rela-
tions said the personnel depart-
ment decided since "the clause just
didn't make any sense" to elim-
inate any ambiguity it might have
Individual departmental forms
"will also come under review" to
check for similar ambiguities.
No Comment
Employment Supervisor Richard
Daggett refused to comment on
how many present University em-
ployes have come into his office to
ask that the clause be eliminated
from their records.
The clause controversy was
brought up when Alice Fialkin, re-
search assistant in the school of
4 public health, refused to sign.
Miss Fialkin was hired anyway,
and given a shorter form to sign-
one which deleted the employment
agreement and which is usually
reserved for clerical or janitorial
Slipped Through

could have the clause retracted
from their records as well.
The publicity spotlighted on the
claus inspired objections to it by
University officials, employes and
at least one local labor recruiter.
Dean Myron E. Wegman of the
public health school said he was
"completely amazed" the clause
exists and complained "there's
nothing in this department which
would make that kind of clause


By JIM HECK Spur Hall, Grennel Hall, and tract with the Regents for a re-
Over 1,000 University of Cali- Moses Hall were all forced to close organized SGC. Administrative
r'nia students forced the closing Jown as students staged their "dis- Vice -President Michael Davis,
three university buildings yes-' ruptive mill-in." Grad, explained the proposal and
rday as demonstrations at the "There were no problems with Council agreed to act on it next
hool's Berkeley campus entered the administrators or the police," jweek.

ieir second day.
The students were protesting
hat they called the "political sus-
ensions" of two students and the
robation of six others who took
art in illegal rallys during the

October Mobilization against the

Anti-Johnson Movement Snowballs

Reese Erlich, one of the two sus- Solve Problems
pended students and member of Davis said incorporation will
the steering committee of Move-I solve many financial problems.
ment Against Political Suspen- At present, SGC cannot raise
sions (MAPS) said. funds itself and is dependent on
Revoke Suspensions a University appropriation. This
Students were demanding the has caused a shortage in funds,
suspensions and probations be re- he said.
voked. Chancellor Roger Heyns Incorporation will give students
was out of .town and Vice-Chan- control of their own finances and
cellor Erie Chide gave no indica-! will allow SGC to solicit dona-
tion that student demands would ' tions, he continued. It will also
be met, free the Regents from financial
Students planned to meet last responsibility for Council,
night to form a series of demands Davis an===Treasurer am Sher-
to be presented the administra- man, '68, are drafting explaina-
tion. The steering committee rec- tions of the plan for University
ommended to the mass meeting officials.
that students fill the campus
buildings today at 8 a.m, to "pre-
vent the secretaries from entering
the buildings.'
"We willincrease the disrup-
tion," Erlich said.
We, A Revolution
Yesterday, the Daily Californian,
the student newspaper, said in an
editorial: "We will no longer tol- z
erate a dictatorship on this cam-
pus. We are a revolution."
Several weeks ago Heyns pub-

The founding convention of the Michigan Conference
of Concerned Democrats (MCCD) will meet tomorrow in
Detroit's Cobo Hall to "outline some basic positions on
issues," but it is uncertain whether the conference will
endorse a Presidential candidate at this time.
"This Conference will develop policy positions," said
State Senator Roger Craig (D-Dearborn). "The Demo-
cratic Party generally is out of focus in the eyes of the
public, and we need a reaffirmation of issues."
"I don't anticipate this conference endorsing a can-
didate," former Democratic State Chairman Zolton
Ferency said last night. "If we can emerge with a con-
tinuing organization, with some loose structure, and some
idea of the direction of our goals, we'll be accomplishing

Principal speakers at the gathering will be Julian
Bond, the legislator denied a seat in the Georgia legis-
lature for antiwar commentssbefore he was reinstated
by the U.S. Supreme Court, and Robert Vaughn, television
star and organizer in the Dissenting Democrats movement
in California.
Other participants include Congressman John Conyers
(D-Mich) ; Ferency, who resigned his post last week and
state Senators Graig and Coleman Young (D-Detroit).
The MCCD originated among a group of delegates
and observers at the State Democratic Convention this
February. In a newsletter dated Sept. 25, they asserted
their concern "because there no longer was any con-
spicuous attempt being made to inform the membership
of the Party on the complexities of major political issues,
or to offer an alternative to a plainly dangerous status

Kaufman. "Our group represents a long-standing insur-
gence in the Party with people much more authentic in
their committments to ideals of policy."
"The Democratic Party should open up issues inside
the Party---including talk about Vietnam," commented
Prof. Otto Feinstein of Wayne' State University, an MCCD
"There is in effect no Democratic Party in Michigan.
Vietnam has drained all the resources away from the
domestic problems: civil rights. the cities, and a whole
realm of moral positions," he continued.
In its October newsletter, MCCD also posed the ques-

tion of who could defeat Johnson. What candidate has lished a list of 11 students who
the Party standing to get the nomination away from were recommended for suspension.
LBJ and the public stature to win the election? Only At that time MAPS voted to pre-
Robert F. Kennedy." sent Heyns an ultimatum that the

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