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Vol. LXXX No. 128 Ann Arbor, Michigan-Wednesday, March 4, 1970 Ten Cents

Ten Pages



Guard, police

750 attend
Dow, Radical






-Associated Press
Nanterre disruptions
Clashes took place again yesterday between students of the
N Nanterre Faculty and police forces stationed on the campus, in
the Paris suburb. Police forces drove the students back into
the buildings and here a group of students oppose a policeman.
House accepts
compromise bi
WASHINGTON (A) - The House, obviously tired of its
long fight with President Nixon over education spending,
voted yesterday to accept a compromise $19.4 billion appro-
priations bill passed by the Senate.
The bill contains provisions permitting cuts to about
4 $19 billion.
The White House, equally willing to end the battle, let
it be known Nixon will sign the bill in that form although the
total still is about $680 million over his budget.
Nixon vetoed an earlier one that was $1.2 billion over
the budget.
After months of delay, Congress moved swiftly to end
the struggle. The House voted, 228 to 152, to instruct its
conferees to accept the Sen-

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (P - Na-
tional Guard t r o o p s were
deployed on the campus of the
University of Illinois last night
to break up a crowd of some
5,000 milling students and en-
force a 10:30 p.m. curfew.
State police announced over a
bullhorn shortly after 10 p.m.
that the mayors of the adjoining
cities of Champaign and Urbana
had set a 10:30 p.m. curfew.
About 200 guardsmen formed a
line at the Illini Union Bldg. and
began moving the students west
along Green Street.
The guardsmen were armed with
unloaded rifles and tear gas but
there was no violence.
Gov. Richard B. Ogilvie ordered
750 guardsmen to duty yesterday
at the university, where trustees
banned a speech by Chicago 7
lawyer William M. Kunstler.
A spokesman for the Concerned
Lawyers and Law Students, spon-
sors of the speech, said that Kun-
stler's appearance has been post-
poned until next week.
Steven Danz, the spokesman,
said the group decided to call off
the controversial lawyer's appear-
ance because of the tension caused
by the trustees' action in ruling
Kunstler could not speak on cam-
Danz said he talked by tele-
phone with Kunstler yesterday
and the lawyer said he would not
appear at an off-campus site.
Danz also said the group would
go ahead with plans to ask U.S.
District Court for a temporary re-
straining order against the trus-
tees' action.
Gov. Ogilvie said the. University
of Illinois requested the guard be
placed on standby.
Some 700 to 1000 students last
night marched on the home of the
university president in the second
straight day of demonstrations
protesting General Electric's re-
cruitment on campus and the re-
fusal of the university board of
trustees to allow Kunstler to speak
on campus.
With 750 National Guardsmen
standing by at a Champaign Arm-
ory the protestors last night stag-
ed a rally at the Union, then
marched about a mile to the home
of the president.
At the house some 50 state
troopers prevented the demonstra-
tors from entering the grounds.
But chants of "We want Kunst-
ler", "Off GE and off the pigs"
rang out.
There was some damage to store
windows last night but no esti-
mate was available.
Four hundred police from Cham-
paign, Urbana and the university's
security force were called Monday
night after 500 students smashed
windows in the campus area. There
were 21 arrests reported.

-Daily-Richard Lee
RADICAL COLLEGE MEMBER Seamus O'Cleirecain, an economics teaching fellow, speaks at the
forum yesterday between Radical College and Dow Chemical Corp. on "The role of the chemical
company in social and political problems of the day." Over 750 persons attended the forum.



unit faces setback

More than 750 people filled the Union ballroom yester-
day to hear a public forum of representatives from te Dow
Chemical Corp. and members of Radical College.
The forum on "The role of the chemical company in
social and political problems of the day," was arraiged by
Radical College, a group of professors, staff members, and
It was organized by Radical College member Robert van
der Meulen with the cooperation of Acting Vice President
for Student Affairs Barbara Newell under a procedure set up
by the Regents in April, 1968.
Literary College Dean William - - -
Hayes, moderator of the forum,
opened the proceedings by saying
"We hope that this will lead to
some open, candid discussion."
The forum was divided into
three, parts: showing of a film,
"Accusation", short presentations
by each of the panel members,
and a question and answer period.
The first speaker was zoology
Prof. Robert Beyer, of Radical
College. He explained that Radi-
cal College had organized "to
present a view quite different from ; yN
that which is usually represented \
by faculty."
Beyer's presentation was a de-
scription of Dow products th a t
have been used as weapons in
Vietnam - specifically napalm
and herbicides used for defoliant
On herbicides, Beyer said that
crop destruction affects people
and can result in growth deform-
ing, malnutritive effects on chil-
dren, "not the enemy. This is a
completely misconceived percep-
tion." Ih
Turning to napalm, Beyer said Ian Wright
that "no use has ever been found
for napalm in peacetime." He said
that although Dow has stopped
making napalm, it did so only
west coast company. Nevertheless, y hyddbd"n w b s n s l
|they did bid." n w iU ll S
Then, turning to references of
g prosecution of Krupp arms manu-
, facturers of Nazi Germany and
'r similar people from World War
- II Japan who were found guilty Tmbso The
n of war crimes by producing wea- The outgoing memers o
pons, he declared, "Gentlemen, Daily business staff last night an-
e I accuse you of crimes a g a i n s t nounced the appointment, of the
- humanity." Executive Board for the year
n William B. Seward, manager of 197071.
g public relations for the Midland Ian G. Wright, a senior in Eng-
t division of Dow, made his side's lish from Irvington, N.Y. was ap-
first presentation. pointed business manager. Wright
He opened by saying that Dow directs the entire financial opera-
- has participated in many for- tion of The Daily as a student
t ums like yesterday's and that operated business.
- "this has helped broaden Dow's Mark Walfish, a junior from
. perspective." Brooklyn, N.Y. majoring in polit-
d He reiterated Dow's attitude ical science, was appointed per-
s toward dissent and protest - they sonnel director. Walfish is in
encourage it unless it becomes charge of recruitment and train-
y violent or infringes on the rights ing of all business staff members.
mof others. Vida Goldstein was appointed to
- Trying to dispell images of Dow the new position of staff
r as an exploiter of third world dinator Miss Goldstein, a junior
underdeveloped nations, he relat- athror.ology major from Miami,
,t ed many facts and figures. Seward a.roolg ar om iami,
- pointed out that Dow invests more alis in charge of inra-staff
- in pollution control work and re- problems and Daily social func-
" search than it makes in all of its tions.
operations in Latin America. The duties of finance manager
:t "I don't think that those people will be assumed by Amy Cohen.
s who talk about third world repres- Miss Cohen is a junior in psychol-
ision know what they are talking ogy from, Eau Claire, Wisconsin.
g about," said Seward, after giving See DAILY, Page 6
d quotations from Latin Aerican
- newspapers in support of Dow's
e investment in their countries. On today's
r On the subject of ecology, Se-
t ward said that Dow is "taking the Pa gyg
n. lead on pollution." He pointed to
i several examples of how Dow is 0 President Richard N i x o n
- trying to make its operations po- asks Congress to block a
is lution free and utilize its oper-
See 750, Page 7 nation-wide rail strike.

in attempt to unionize

Teaching fellows trying to form
a union received a set-back yes-
terday, when it was discovered
that they did not have the required
amount of signatures on a petition
filed with the state Employment
Relations Commission.
According to the law, a petition
with the signatures of 30 per cent
of the constituency a proposed
union wants to represent must be
filed before the commission will
hold a hearing to" consider rec-
ognizing the union.
When the teaching fellows'r
group started collecting signatures,
they were told by the administra-
tion that there were 1,417 teaching
fellows at the University. They
collected signatures accordingly,
and filed the petition with 450
signatures or almost 33 per cent
of the teaching fellows' names,

according to Steering Committee
Chairman Alison Hayford, a geo-
graphy teaching fellow.
However, at a preliminary con-
ference in Detroit yesterday, the
commission tallied the petition
signatures against a computer tape
of the teaching fellows on the
January payroll, and found that
the numbe' of names on the peti-
tion was insufficient. The Jan-
uary payroll listed 1,554 teaching
fellows in the University.
The group withdrew their peti-
tion and will refile it when enough
signatures have been collected.
Jack Hamilton, the director
of University r e 1 a t i o n s, later
said that "the reason for the dis-
parity in the numbers is that new
teaching f e 11 o w appointments
hadn't been cleared as soon as we
would have liked them to."
He said that the 1,417 figure

March 6: s
day for voter
The final date for registering
for the April 6 Ann Arbor elec-
tions is this Friday, March 6. Stu-
dents interested in exercising their
vote on the referendum on the
Vietnam war or in the city coun-
cil races may register at the Lea-
gue today and tomorrow from 5
p.m. to 9 p.m. and Friday from
5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Eligible students can also reg-
ister at the second floor of City
Hall today and tomorrow from 8
a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday from 8
a.m. to 8 p.m.
Eligible persons who register by
the Friday deadline will be able to
vote in the April 6 city council-
man elections. Elections for city
councilmen are being held for the
first, third, and fourth wards.

ate version.
The conferees met less than an
hour later, went through the for-
mality of agreeing to the Senate
bill, and brought the agreement
back. The House voted approval,
324 to 55.
The Senate must still take fina)
Both the Democratic and Re-
publican leaders in the House sup-
ported the motion to instruct the
conferees despite misgivings aboul
the Senate bill.
The key to Republican suppori
was the inclusion of a provision
permitting Nixon to withhold 2 pei
cent of the funds in the bill for a
variety of education programs.
This, in effect, amounts to a cut
of nearly $400 million from the
bill passed earlier by the House.
President Nixon had told Con-
gress Jan. 27, he vetoed the $19.7
billion HEW appropriation bill be-
cause it would feed inflation,
foster inefficiency and misdirect
Congress had boosted the bill
See HOUSE, Page 7

was accurate when the teaching
fellows first requested it. However
the law requires that the 30 pe
cent figure be based on the num
ber of constituents there are on
the day the petition is filed.'
According to Miss Hayford, th
teaching fellows' group is plan
ning to refile the petition as soon
as possible. The formal hearing
with the commission - the nex
step after the petition is filed-
has been set for April 22.
"We're planning to get the ad
ditional names by the end of nex
week," she said, adding that sev
eral have already been collected
However, she added, "he sai
there were other problems beside
the signatures."
Hamilton noted the "temporar
nature of the teaching fellows,
and said that there was a ques
tion of "what constitutes a prope
unit of student employes."
If the commisison rules tha
teaching fellows are "an appropri
ate unit," then "we must deter
mine what constitutes this unit,
Hamilton said.
If, at the formal hearing nex
month, the commission decide
that thetteaching fellows con
stitute an appropriate bargainin
unit, an election will be hel
among teaching fellows to deter
mine whether they will accept th
group as their union. Fifty pe
cent of those voting is sufficien
;o recognize the group as a unin
According to Miss Hayford, tih
group has "well over 70" dues
paying members by now, andt
gaining support rapidly.


CSJ agrees to hear SDS case of
alleged violations during lock-in

Central Student Judici
night voted unanimously
complaint made by the E
ing Placement Committee
Executive Committee of E
ing Council against the
for a Democratic Society.
The two engineering cor
charged that SDS spon
lock-in of DuPont recruite
took place last Januar
charged that the action
direct violation of SGC's
tion rule.

RT iThey also claimed this action
ary last violated "the constitutional rights
to try a of free speech and assembly" for
ngineer- students who were prevented from
and the interviews with the DuPont re-
ngineer- cruiter.
Students The committees called for the
maximum penalty-$250 fine and
mmittees four months of recognition cur-
tsored a tailment for the organization--to
rs which be given to SDS. If curtailed, the
y. They group would be unable to use Uni-
was a versity facilities or services.
disrup- Last fall, four members of SDS
were tried by CSJ over a similar

incident involving the obstruction
of a Naval recruiter. At that time,
SDS was fined $25 and one of the
four defendants was found guilty
and received a $2 fine.
A tentative date for the new
trial was set for March 23.How-
ever, due to equity problems
brought up by the SDS legal coun-
selor, the trial may not take place
until next term.
Neil Bush, SDS lawyer, pointed
out that a major witness for their
defense, SDS member Richie Feld-
man, will be brought to civil court
on April 9 for his actions with the

Elden denies motions for mistrial,
disqualification in LSA sit-in case


Fooling your parents and


One rather intoxicated freshman girl
prepared to leave a party on Thompson
Street at 2:30 last Sunday morning, bound
for Bursley. When asked, "Don't you have
hours?" she laughed.
The girl is one of the few women living
in University housing who still have hours
restrictions. Or at -least they do in theory.

Bursley residents who violate hours re-
strictions face no problem at all. Signing
out is voluntary, and no one checks to see
if women are in the dorm at the proper
time, unless it is requested. Very 'few wo-
men make the request.
"The girls respect their parents' wishes,"
says Dorothy Saboley, resident director of
Rotvig House, Bursley.
But one Rotvig resident disagrees. "You
can come in at 4:00 Monday morning" and

pected to sign out, and they may obtain
late minutes for violating the rules. Enough
late minutes, and a girl is confined to her
room, with no visitors for as many hours
on a weekend night.
The doors at Stockwell are locked at
midnight on weekdays, and a "night lady"
takes the names of those who enter after
But residents have found ways to cir-
cumvent the rules. Some girls simply
.-.,.1,..- ,'.".,;.,... ,-, + ..-.n.nd cnnf the night in

Bush explained that Feldman I
would be severely hampered in his By HESTER PULLING
testimony in the CSJ trial as any- Motions for mistrial and for the
thing . he said could be used disqualification of District Judge
against him at his own trial. Feld- S. J. Elden highlighted the trial
man's uncensored remarks are ne- of Eric Chester, Grad, yesterday.
cessary for SDS's case, Bush in- Chester, a participant in the LSA
dicated. sit-in last fall is being tried for
Bush also expressed SDS's fear contention.,
that witnesses for the defense who Before the trial, Chester had
discuss their involvement in the gone to Elden with a list of wit-
lock-in at the trial will be subse- nesses he wanted to subpoena for'
quently summoned to civil court. his defense.
Responding to Bush's presenta- "Elden's secretary told me the
tion, CSJ agreed to draft a letter judge was out and that he had left
to President Robben Fleming word that if anyone wanted to
which will list all SDS witnesses. subpoena witnesses they should
It will ask the president to state just leave the list with her," Ches-
that no witnesses will be charged ter said.


said he was unacquainted with the
correct legal procedures.
"My basis for disqualification is
that Elden is prejudiced against
'radicals,'" Chester said yesterday
out of court.
"He was at a party when news
of the LSA bust was heard and
I have witnesses who heard him
remark. 'Good, now I can get those
kids '" Chester continued. "He is
obviously biased."
Elden was unavailable for com-
ment last night.
The prosecution called to the
stand President Robben Fleming,
who has been present at all the
LSA sit-in trials.

to do damage to the building or to
any persons in there," Van Der
Hout said. "I did not see Eric
do any damage."
"Elden appeared prejudiced to
me," Van Der Hout said later
in an interview. "He wouldn't let
Eric bring out important points
saying they didn't pertain to the
"Then Shea started asking me
irrelevant questions like: 'Do you
belong to SDS?'," he added.
After the witnesses testified, the
trial was adjourned until Monday,
9 a.m.
By then, Chester said he would
have had the time to subpoena

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