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Possible rain with
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L. LXX, No. 100 Ann Arbor, Michigan-Friday, January 30, 1970 Ten Cents

Ten Pages






About 150 demonstrators
led'by Ann Arbor Students for
a Democratic Society blocked
in a DuPont Corporation re-
cuiter in West Engineering
dg. for about three hours










Disclose e



choice over

SGC claims





scala ting'



At a meeting last night SDS.......
decided to continue its anti-re- :
cruiting campaign. The group has -......,, f- .'°,... 4.. :
panned a broad educational pro-
gram today, but will also continue I >n c re as:
sruptive tactics to prevent re-
cruiting interviews .
Yesterday's action began when P to clm a
five demonstrators invited DutP.^nt ' : : r, . .
recruiter Peter S. Kay to come to}{} f.' , . .:,j
and to watch a Newsreel film on : w t Regents
DuPont's all ged racism and :-olit- . bFeb
Mal control of its home office city, , .
Wilmington, Del. 4 -
When Kay refused, a short By LYNN WEINER
scuffle broke out. Two University : An escalated drive for in-
security men, two plainclothes ¢ ' creased minority-group ad-
men from the Ann Arbor Police . missions and financial aids
Department, and two unidentified .
students barred the office door as "which will culminate at the
!!e demonstrators rushed the of- February Regents meeting,"
fice. The rebuffed protesters mill- .* was disclosed by Student Gov-
ed around in the basement hall- . ernment Council member Wal-
way, blocking the passageway. ter Lewis at an SGC meeting
Shouting "DuPont gets rich, j e < :::.in
GI's die," the demonstrators ac- -Daily-Randy Edmonds last night,
cused the nation's largest chem- PROTESTERS CROWD AROUND the office door of the DuPont Lewis said he saw the topic of
I firm of racism, imperialism recruiter during yesterday's demonstration. black admissions as a primary con-i
d environmental pollution. They rdcern for action, and asked SGCI
-Ated DuPont's actions in Wil- to place a priority on the issue.
mington, its contribution to the Council had been considering
Vietnam War effort and produc-> possible action on the question of
tion of chemicals which have con- the regental bylaw revisions.
tributed to pollution. "The issue of bylaws is un-
According to Engineering Place- doubtedly secondary to the issue
ment Director John Young, only: of minority admissions," Lewis;
two student were unable to keep I said. "We believe that current ad-
their interview appointments at missions of minority groups, and
the sheduled time.... supportive services for these
Several scuffles broke out be- By PAT MAHONEY groups, is insufficient, and we
tween demonstrators. and Tiemutsehatisscand, 1
guards when a number of ;n- Placement Services Director Evart W. Ardis has asked ust see that this is changed."
duas ncldng o and that either Student Government Council or Central Lewis, a member of the Black
dividuals, including Young and Student Union, said the BSU
everai students with appoint- Student Judiciary (CSJ) review SDS' recognition as a student "has all of the support that it
ents to see the recruiter, at- organization. needs to take action on the is-
tempted to enter the office. Rolf Ardis' request came in a letter Monday to SGC President sue." He declined to comment on
land Gainsley, University Chief of M L h specific tactics, but said, "Hope-
Security Services, entered the of- Martyfully, the dispute will be solved be
fice about 12:30 and stayed about Council last night declined to take action on withdraw- fore the Regents meting, perhaps
an hour. ing recognition from SDS after McLaughlin reported on the in discussion with the administra-
According to Gainsley, the se- letter from Ardis. tion."
curity personnel were called in as Citing articles in The Daily about demonstrations against .SGC and BSU member Darryl
result of discussions held yester- Allied Chemical, Marine Corps and Navy recruiters last week, Gorman added, "Right now we are
Dean tGordon Vagnylen Young Ardis claimed SDS. had spon-' -......- compiling information, and we do
n G;yknow that we will have a lot of
and other University officials. s oed "two acts of vandalism ; " people at that Regents' meeting."
Fearing trouble, Kay requested .and disruption." H dh ardt not Garman also said that the by-
that he have police protection. to a letter sent yesterday Mc- law and admissions issues were
At the night meeting, SDS de- Laughlin replied that "SGC should not mutually exclusive. "The by-
cided to continue its "anti-repres- Laughinr red tt n fouan talk at U law redraft that transfered the
ion, anti-recruiting" campaign notlwitdraw recognition has office of admissions and the office
y "liberating" the Fishbowl to- grp hall of financial aid from the control
row. de David Hilliard, Chief of Staff of the Office of Student Services
9ro.due prcsby CSJ, Davi ofvue
're six-point plan covers the then p rond even of the Black Panther Party, has to vice president and Dean of
thnonly if CSJ strongly recoin-
ollowing activities: mends this penalty." . been denied permission to leave the graduate school Stephen Spurr
-presentation of guerrilla tEna- . Califoxinia, according to a spokes- was a mistake," he said.
re in the Fishbowl;Eosei man for American Revolutionary "The question of financial aid
-distribution of leaflets; a judicial body nor a prosecuting Media, a Detroit news coalition. must be settled now, not in 1980,
-continual showing of several attorney," McLaughlin pointed out Hilliard was scheduled to make because we want immediate pro-
ewsreel movies; that SGC recently refused to speeches in Detroit and Ann Arbor press," Gorman said. He adde.d that
-setting up displays boards in prosecute President Robben Flem- today and tomorrow. E the present financial aid structure
he Fishbowl; ing for disruptive activities. In Hilliard, who was to speak to- must be re-evaluated, and that the
-speeches to classes at the, be- the SDS case McLaughlin pre- morrow at the Teach-in on Re- bylaw revision is connected to fu-
inning and end of each hour; arid dicted SGC would again decline to mrso a t a- o Rei barev con nctedftocf. -
--spontaneous disruption of rev- jdo anything before CSJ has taken ression, has- had travel restric- Iture control of that office.
tions placed on him by the state SGC last night al'so supported
ral recruiting interviews 4 round actian. Iof California because of certain the Ann Arbor Tenants Union in
he campus. McLaughlin said if Ardis wants pending court cases involving him, its attempt to urge students to
University officials have indicat- to bring action against students the spokesman said. withdraw their accounts from
d that arrests may be made if last allegedly involved in the demon- Instead, Emory Douglass, the the Ann Arbor Bank.
eek's demonstrators can be iden- stration or against SDS itself, he Black Panthers' Minister of Cul- The proposal called for mass
ified. There was no report on may take the case to CSJ himself. ture, will be speaking. Douglass action Friday, Feb. 6 at 3 p.m. at
hat action the University would "So many any student whose ac- has just returned from Algiers, the South University branch of
ake in reaction to yesterday's in- cess to the recruiters has been dis- I where he met with Eldrige Cleaver, the bank.
cident. turbed," McLaughlin added.

d minority admissions

wait for new
bylaw aecord
President Robben Fleming
will delay selecting a new vice
president for student services
until students, faculty mem-
bers and the Regents. reach
agreement on the nature of
the post.
In a letter to law Prof. Frank
Kennedy and Steve Nissen, '70,
co-chairmen of the committee
that nominated the five candi-
dates for vice president, Fleming
said his selection would await a
consensus on the wording of the
Regents' bylaw section dealing

-Associated Press
A harried Hayakawa
San Francisco State College President S. I. Hayakawa is surrounded by detectives as he prepares
to speak yesterday at Boston's Northeastern University. Some 3,000 demonstrators milled around
outside the auditorium to protest Hayakawa's address. Officials reported that five policemen and
one demonstrator. were injured and several windows were mashed. (See story, Page 10.)

NEW YORK (') -- The 95-
uay strike of 130,000 ,General
Electric Co. production work-
ers came to a virtual end late
last night as tentative basic
agreement was reached. The
agreement must now be rati-
fied by union members. Details
of the pact were not made
public last night.
with control of the Office of Stu-
dent Services (OSS).
Reacting to Fleming's letter,
Student Government Council last
night called the delay in appoint-
ing the new vice president an at-
tempt at "blackmail."
In a unanimous resolution, SGC
argued Fleming is trying to force
it to agree to the bylaw draft sup-
ported by the Regents by delaying
the appointment of a new vice
The resolution added, "SGC wel-
comes the president's belated rec-
ognition that conflict and con-
frontation are the only way to
settle questions of principle and
states its willingness to meet him
on a field of battle of his own
choosing, preferably the Regents
meeting of Feb. 18-19."
SGC had already urged students
to disrupt Regents meetings if the
bylaw draft is not revised accord-
ing to student demands.
The disagreement over the na-
ture of OSS centers around a
number of changes the Regents
recently proposed in ~ a student-
faculty draft of the bylaws, in-
-Revision of a section which
would give a student-faculty board
the authority to make policy bind-
ing on the vice president. The
regental draft provides for the
vice president and the board to
"jointly" set policy.
-Revision of a section which
would require the vice president
to obtain the approval of his policy
board when appointing directors
of the various units within 08.
Under the regental draft, the vice
president would be obligated to
seek the policy board's advice only:
See FLEMING, Page 10

U. S. bombs N.

Vietn am



breaking 15 month lull

SAIGON (A') - U.S. warplanes
blasted an enemy ihissile base
yesterday in the first outbreak of
aerial warfare over North Vietnam
since Lyndon Johnson halted the
bombing 15 months ago in the
last days of his presidency.
The base was hit in the midst
of action that cost the United
States a fighter-bomber and a
helicopter, the U.S. Command re-
ported. The copter was downed by
a North Vietnamese MIG; the
fighter-bomber was hit by ar anti-
aircraft shell.
In Paris, the North Vietnamese
delegation to the peace talks ac-
cused the United States of "a braz-
en provocation . . . by the Nixon
In a reply a U.S. State Depart-
ment spokesman acknowledged
that reconnaissance planes a n d
accompanying protective craft fly
over North Vietnam but denied
that U.S. bombing of the North

guns and planes, a search for the
men is under way, the source said.
The U.S. Command turned aside
all inquiries, saying information on
aircraft losses outside South Viet-
nam must be cleared through
Hanoi radio claimed U.S. war-
planes launched a series of at-
tacks deep inside North Vietnam
Wednesday and said three were
shot down.
Official sources conceded that the
FH105 was one of three fighter-

bombers on a mission in the vi-
cinity of North Vietnam's Mu
Gia Pass. The pass is at the head
of the Ho Chi Minh trail over
which Hanoi sends men and ma-
terials through Laos to support
the war in South Vietnam.
The sources did not know the
nature of the mission but said the
planes may have been attacking
surface to air-SAM-missile sites i
guarding the trail. They said some'
SAMs were fired at the planes but
these apparently missed. ,

Board of Governors approves
co-ed conversion of West Quad

The Board of Governors of Res-
idence Halls yesterday voted to
.'connvert elst Q uard into a ,noed

has been renewed. dormitory despite warnings from
The downed fighter-bomber was Director of University Housing
one of several accompanying an John Feldkamp that the addition-;
u n a r m e d RF4C reconnaissance al women's spaces might not be
plane that came under fire from t filled. The board's decision pro-'
SAM-surface to air-missiles and vides for the conversion of 218,
other anti-aircraft guns northeast male spaces in Williams and Mich-;
of the pass. ihan Houses to female spaces.
The Pentagon said one F105 was The board also voted to give it-'
hit by enemy ground fire, crashed self the option . of raising dorm
and was destroyed. A spokesman fees an additional $10 above the
said the F105 was downed by con- 5 increase recommended by the

In discussing West Quad's re- provided and should be allowed to
quest, both representatives from go co-ed to make it a more worth-
West Quad and the Office of Uni- I while living experience."
versity Housing criticized the; Feldkamp replied that there
board for its slowness in acting was a genuine desire on the part
They asked that a final decision of the board to allow West Quad
be reached at yesterday's meeting. to go co-educational but he ques-
"This issue nas bounced back tioned the feasibility of'* the pro-
and forth for five weeks and my ; posal.
office can't do anything until it After the proposal was passed,
is decided,' said John Finn, direc- Feldkamp again warned that the
tor of assignments for University Housing Office may have to go
Housing., against that decision-despite Re-
For some time West Quad had gental approval-if enough women
unsuccessfully requested that the do not reapply for University
Board of Governors allow it to housing in April.

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