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Partly cloudy,

(Vol. LXXX, No. 121'

Ann Arbor, Michigan-Tuesday, February 24, 1970

Ten Cents

Eight Page

-Associated Press
Le voila
French President Georges Pompidon and his wife arrive yesterday
in Washington where Pompidou will begin a nine day visit in the
United States. Protests occur'red yesterday and more are expected
over France's recent decision to sell Mirage jets to Lybia.

Ed school
to meet
Students, faculty
Iattemnpt to delay
new pr'omotions
Education school students will
press for a review of the school's x
'faculty ibromotions and a delay in:
finalizing earlier promotion rec- -
ommendations made by the -
school's executive committee when K
At a mass meeting yesterday, 90 x
students and faculty members
signed a petition to ''express a
vote of no confidence in the ex-
ecutive committee's faculty pro-i
motions decisions" and to "de-
mand that a group of impar tial
evaluators, from outside the Edu-
cation School, be appointedby
President Fleming to test the ap- -
plication of the criteria used in
regard to the promotions."
Last week the executive corn- ~
mittee o.f Students for Educational ~
Innovation (SE sen anr Copen
charging the executive committee -
of the school had ignored promo-
tions cerriteria established In De-
Student leaders want the ex- ~-Daily-Sara Krulwich
i~i Here comes- the sun!
asked that the executive commit- =A representative student of the day clutches his ice cream cone yesterday to celebrate the early,
tee and Dean Wilbur Cohen delay if only temporary, advent of spring. Although the weatherman could not be reached for comment,
sedngte n amofnivda rumor has it that ice cream will be in order for to day's activities as well.
after the impartial review corn- FINANCE ISSUE:
Tod SEI will send six students:
representing groups throughout
the school to the meeting to de-
niNormally the execuitive commit-
dividual faculty mem bers are ds
cussed. The committee consists of:
six voting facult members and
If the executive unit refuses
SEI's demands, a meeting will be: By ART LERNER year in order to permit the hiring ships will not be adequately con
held on Wenesdayn tco plng "a tdn ecio otercn of additional faculty. pensated for, and that the origin
SEI member Nancy Sprague. poll sci teaching fellow morato- Regular classes were held last decision had been made witho
Assistant Dean Lowell W. Beach: rium of classes seems generally Week although the moratoriumn the knowledge and consent of t]
and several faculty members on favorable, although most students may be resumed if an agreement departent's nearly 200 gradua
te executive committee have e-. are apparently unconcerned about is not reached in discussions held stu ens.
pressed reservations about SEI's the basic issues. today. Undergraduate students inte
demands and complaints. The teaching fellows cancelled A mass meeting will be held viewed were in sympathy with t
Education Prof. Stan Dimond Itheir recitation sections during the tonight by poll sci grad students to goals of the moratorium and mc
said that a "general discussion of Iweek of Feb. 9-14 to protest the decide if the moratorium will be seemed aware of the issues i
personnel might be open to in- political science departmental ex- continued. volved. Yet a majority did n
dividual faculty members with Iecutive committee's decision to re- The teaching fellows have cited appear to be deeply concerned wi
others present'' but those not on duce the appropriations for teach- two key issues as crucial to the dis- underlying questions. Many we
See ED, Page 8 ,ing fellowships for the coming putes that the reduction in fellow- however, unhappy with the prc

3,000 in New York
protest Chicago trial
By The Associated Press
NEW ,YORK - About 3,000 persons marched through
Manhattan's main retail shopping section yesterday to pro-
*test the verdicts in the case of the Chicago '7.
Thley were rallied at Madison Square where William
Kunstler, defense attorney, told the crowd he had a message
from the jailed men: "All power to the people!"
Kunstler, also cited for contempt, is free in order to
handle appeals.
Abbie Hoffman's wife, Anita, cried: "The 'plg empires

meet over
A special session of Senate Assembly will be held Thurs-
day night to discuss a request by Assembly's Student Relations
Committee (SRC) for an immediate moratorium on classes,
the suspension of all recruiting, and a University-wide debate
on that subject.
The decision to call the meeting came at yesterday's
meeting of the Senate Advisory Committee on University
Affairs (SACUA) where it was also announced that SACUA
will hold a special open meeting next Monday to discussIts
closed meeting policy.
During the early part of the meeting a group of about
15 students and faculty members were present to protes

won this

round, but the
boos from the

Police take
from11 store
Ann Arbor police yesterday re-
moved a version of the American
jflag which substituted the peace
symbol for the more traditional
field of 50 stars from the flagpole
above- Middle Earth, a local shop
on State Street .
The removal was made to pre-
vent "defacement of the American
flag," a police spokesman said.
The shop clerk contended, how-
ever, that the "peace flag" was in
no way composed of anrything but
Imitative cloth. She also said the
pcilice had threatened that Middle
Earth "would soon hear from the
Detective- Bureau."
A lawyer representing the shop
said he called the police who re-
portedly agreed that the material
was not that of an authentic
American flag.
"Although the flag is in the
property room of the police for the
night," a Middle Earth spokesman
said, "they will return it to us and
SIt will fly again."

round is In the streets." She
d when she said her jailed
husband was scheduled to
have his tousled locks cut in
Cook County, Ill jail yes tr
About 20 outerdemntrator
tagged aong wit te marchers, le thhmnshr
but police prevented any serious
Meanwhile in Chicago, lawyers
for the seven jailed men yesterday
indicated they hope an appeals
court will let their clients out on
bond this week, possible tomorrow.
Government prosecutors have
until 1 p.m. tomorrow to present
the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Ap-
peals with a brief opposing a re-
quest for bail for the seven. De-
fense lawyers put in their bid for
bail Saturday.
John Tucker, one of several
lawyers not involved in the trial
who is working on the appeals,
said there was a good chance the
court would rule on the bond re-
quest tomorrow. -
Judge Julius J. Hoffman of U.S.
District Court refused the m e n
bail, saying they were dangerous.
A jury convicted five of the de-
fendants of crossing state lines
with the intent of inciting riots
the week of the, 1968 DemocratIc
National Convention.
Defense attorney Leonard I.
Weinglass said the appeal of t h e
convictions would cite the j u r y


SACUA's p o 1 i c y of holding
closed sessions. SACUA had
agreed to allow the visitors to
stay for the presentation by
SRC but said they would have
to leave immediately after.
After a brief verbal exchange
between the visitors and some
SACUA members, the visitors let.
Joseph Payne, of the education
shool, sa spl ses sion -f th
bdy was alreay ude considera-i
at ofa aSACUA's business yes
sembly f a cu 1t y represenatives
for the newly-formed University
Council, a tri-partite body of stu-
dents, faculty members and ad-
codct rues; and representatives
for the Committee on Communica-
tions. a similarly composed group
designed to resolve conflicts in the
UEection of those representatives I
was the original purpose of a spe-
cial session, Payne said.
calln mee eng ofAssembly this
week caine from SRC's request
that SACUA respond to the pro-
posal for a forum on job recruit-,
SRC formulated the plan at a
meeting last Friday. Their reso-
lution expressed concern over re-
cent incidents of violence in con-
nection with on-campus recruit-
ing. The unanimous action by SRC
came a day after 12 students were
arrested Feb. 18 for locking-in four
recruiters from DuPont Corp.
The SRC proposal calls for all
classes to be suspended while a
University-wide forum is held on
the issue of recruiting. The sus-
pension of recruiting was suggest-
ed, according to SRC Chairman
Joseph Wehrer, to avoid a con-
frontation with recruiters which
would destroy the value of such a
Wehrer earlier had asked that
the visiting students and faculty
be allowed to remain for the pres-s
entation by SRC.
But after Wehrer's opening re-'
marks, SRC member Bob Hirshon,
administrative vice president of
Student Government Council, add-
ed, "We want to hear your re-
Several SACUA members replied
that they believed such an issue
should be acted upon by Senate
Assembly, not SACUA.
SACUA member Gerhardt Wein-
berg explained that SACUA was
only an advisory group to the
Senate Assembly. "Any policy de-
cisions and discussions are going
to have to take place in the
SAssembly," he said.

to potest
The Radical College, a recently,
formed coalition of radical faculty
and students, is planning to pre-
sen "educational demonstrations"
how U.S. corporations can pene-
trate international markets.
Approximately 15 professors from
the college yesterday asked Prof.
Institute fo Internatonalom-h
merce, that three delegates from
the Radical College be allowed to
attend and speak at the confer-
theebusiness administrtio nsool
Thursday and Friday.
According to Psychology Prof.
Richard Mann, Adams declined to
talk to the full group of profes-
sors, saying he felt the presence
of so many delegates from the
collge was coercive.thlf
ing they intended not to coerce
but only to demonstrate support
for the request.
Adams said he would consult
with the administration and give
his answer today.
The college will meet tonight at
8 p.m. at Guild House to iconsider
further plans.
The conference is intended to
Instruct Michigan firms on how
they can expand their 'markets
overseas. Speakers will include
representatives from Dow Chemi-
cal Corp. and Ford Motor Co.
The college has indefinite plans
for demonstrations against the
conference. Proposals for action
include an informational picket
with the distribution of anti-
imperialist literature, g u er ill a
theater, and loadspeakers, broad-
-casting information on American
The Radical College also dis-
cussed other possible actions and
long-range goals for the group at
its meeting Sunday. About 200
people attended-over half of them
The college agreed that It would
serve as an "umbrella organiza-
tion" including faculty, staff, and
students, but many faculty mem-
bers expressed fear that ideologi-
cal1 and tactical differences, be-
tween faculty and students would
preclude any united action by the
college as a whole.
Although all major proposals for
See RADICAL, Page 1

ENAC chres governmnent
with 'environm1ental tokenism'

Unanimously criticizing the Nix--
on administration for "environ-
mental tokenism," the ENACT'
steering committee yesterday call-
ed for a clear commitment by the
federal government to confront
environmental problems during
the decade.
The group, which is organizing
the University's teach-in on the
environment March 11-14, also
agreed to co-sign a leaflet pro-
testing the role Dow Chemical
Corp. has played in the use of
dangerous pesticides and defoli-
The leaflet,, which will also be:

Students voice mixed reactions
to blacks' disruption of UGLI

signed by Students for a Demo-
cratic Society and the Radical
College, is scheduled to be dis- I
tributed during a conference this
week on penetrating international
markets at which a Dow repre-
sentative will speak, and while a
Dow recruiter is on campus. next
Monday and Tuesday.
The steering committee made it
clear that while ENACT is co-
signing the leaflet it will not spon-
sor demonstrations that are ex-
pected for both events, and is op-
I oser to illegal acts.
The policy statement passed by,
the committee calls on President
Nixon and the Congress "to cease
attempting to politicize the pub-
lic's righteous anxiety over our
do eti r bl m or the gain of:
ENACT asks the federal govern-
ment to reorder its priorities and
tmae a commitment to econ-
omc, soiland cultural cags
ization feels has been lacking.
"A budget which commits over
$70 billion to the Pentagon and a
mere $2.5 billion to the issue of
survival per year does not even
represent a half-hearted attempt-
ed to perpetuate the existence of
mankind." the statement says.
gCondemning Nixon's four-ya
pollution, the committee notes
that just $4 billion of the total
will be provided by the federal'
government and only $40 million
has been requested for next year.
The Federal Water Pollution
Control Agency has estimated that
just to maitain present water
treatment standards $26-29 bil-
lion are needed.

mental tokenism - our existence
is at stake," ENACT concludes.
At the steering committee meet-
ing ENACT co-chairman Doug
Scott reported on a discussion he
had with Randy Davis, a member
of the Black Students Union.
Lavis had walked out of an earlier
meeting charging UNACT with
ignoring urban and ininority group
Scott said the meeting had been
'"congenial'' although he said
Davis had maintained that the
black students would not take
an active role in the teach-in.
"As we move out of the teach-
in, whoever continues to be in-
volved should be mindful of these
other problems," Scott said.

peut 01 extendueud aceli'Ln1 01
Marianna Rzepka. '73 held an
opinion fairly representative &'
the students affected by the TF
action. "The moratorium is pretty
good," she said. "But after only
one week, it's probably not too
effective. I don't know if I would
support an extended moratoriun-
but if the TF's have a good rea-
son, it's OK."
Some students found relevance
to undergraduate student concerns
in the teaching fellow complaints.
Bob Schorman, '73 said, "If
there is a cut in the number of
teaching fellows, it will mean
larger classes in the introductory
A few students were concerned
about the use of a class mora-
torium as a tactic in gaining de-
mands within the University.
"We don't really know what is
going on," Bill Jacobs, '73 said.
"Class was only cancelled for a
week, so it didn't make too much
difference. Nevertheless, teaching



Prospec tus

for -miltancy

Silence coats the library today.
Silence after last week's rearranging and dis-
ordering of books, and after Saturday's stink
bomb whose smell lingered through the week-
Few seem particularly upset .over the antics.
Instead they found them a break from the
day to day drudgery and there is only sparing
The book disordering was undertaken by
groups of blacks last Thursday and Friday to
protest what they consider to be the Univer
sity's hesitancy to significantly step up minority
admissions. The stink bomb was left Saturday
in the library as well as in the Michigan Union
and South Quad by unidentified persons.
"I think the blacks have legitimate c o m -
plaints," explained one student as he sat In

Editor .
Daily News Analysis .
Riding a wave of increasing influence
on the student left, members of Ann Ar-
bor Students for a Democratic Society are
disturbed by fears of further arrests and
a breakdown of internal security, but re..-
main convinced. their militant actions
should be continued.
While they have apparently alienated
many moderate elements on campus, SDS
members generally express the belief that
the tactics they have recently employed
against military and corporation recruiters
are paying off. ,
For one thing, they say, SDS is achieving
its short-term goal of preventing certain

bers now believe f u t u r e protests will take
on the character of mass actions with
as many as 300 participants. And if this
is the case, they say, President R o b b e n
Fleming may be dissuaded temporarily
from calling in the police.
If police are called next time, however,
SDS members hope to be better prepared
for violent confrontation than they were
for the clash with police at last week's GE
recruiter demonstration. Charges h a v e
been brought against over 20 people in
connection with the incident and SDS
members complained this was severely
taxing their human and financial resourc-
Questions of internal security, the nature
of future actions and analysis of last

-That further arrests should be afoid-
ed, but that they are likely to occur;
-That if arrests are taking place In a
confrontation with police, SDS members
should fight "at least in defense," as one
member put it, to attempt- to free those
.-That while a Dow Chemical recruiter
scheduled to be on campus next Monday
and Tuesday is likely to prove an attrac-
tive target for many University students.
it should be made clear that the company
is only part of the "ruling class" which
SDS members believe Is the source of
U.S. militarism, racism and imperialism;
-That SDS will support the program


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