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NEWS PHONE: 764-0552

Thursday, January 15, 1970 Ann Arbor, Michigan Page Three

by T he Associated Press and College Press Service

ed diplomatic recognition of East Germany in a speech yesterday.
Brandt also used his state of the nation address to throw cold
water on East Germany's demand that Bonn loosen its ties or end
its membership in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
He noted that East Germany's partners in the Warsaw Pact
military alliance, which includes the Soviet Union, appeared to be
more flexible than East Germany in responding to Bonn's initiatives.
The statements by Brandt will probably dampen speculation
in diplomatic and press circles that West Germany might be moving
toward a reconciliation with the communist regime in East Germany.
. . *
PRESIDENT NIXON has ordered further substantial cuts
in his budget for the coming year.
While the exact nature of the cuts was not revealed, administra-
tion sources say the new adjustment could be as large as $2 billion.
Nixon made the request at a cabinet meeting Tuesday, which
suggested to some that by seeking spending cuts he might be tryingt
to avoid raisirig taxes in a congressional election year.
MICHIGAN SENATE DEMOCRATS yesterday named George
Fitzgerald of Grosse Point Park as their minority leader.
Fitzgerald, 68, succeeds Sen. Sander Levin of Berkley who step-
ped down to consider the possibilities of entering the race for
governor in this fall's elections.
A five-year veteran of the senate, Fitzgerald was labeled a
compromise candidate by some who saw him as acceptable to both
conservative and liberal wings of the party.
Fitzgerald denied the charge, but said, "I don't like to see the
caucus get wound up in conflicting opinions and ideologies."
-* * *
FEDERAL SECURITY AGENTS have begun investigating
the possibility of sabotage at an Atomic Energy Commission
plant severely damaged by fire last spring.
An around-the-clock investigation has been ordered to determine
whether the May 11 fire was started deliberately. Part of the reason
for the probe is a series of what the AEC called "troublesome" events
since the fire.
The plant is a critical link in the country's nuclear weapons'+
production system, as the sole producer of plutonium, a vital in-+
gredient in some types of warheads.-
Actual news of the fire was withheld by the government and
released the same day that Apollo 11 landed -on the moon. Stockpiles1
of plutonium are allowing warhead production to continue, but the
plant must be operable by April to avoid any subsequent delays.
S* «
DEMONSTRATORS AGAINST the war in Vietnam were
arrested in Oakland, Cal. and Los Angeles yesterday for allegedly
blocking the entrances to selective service induction centers.
Nineteen men and women were arrested in -each city. Police said+
some had to be lifted bodily into a van, but that most cooperated+
when told they were under arrest.t
PRESIDENT JOSEPH MOBUTU of the Congo indicated 7
yesterday that he may be ready for a reconciliation of the two
Congos whose relations have gone from bad to worse in the past
few months.
Mobutu returned yesterday from Yaounde, where he helped cele-
brate the 10th anniversary of Cameroon independence. While there,
he apparently made a reconciliation with Jean Bokassa of the Central
Africa Republic, patching up a year-old rift.
Upon returning to the Congo, Mobutu said, "If Ngouabi had been
there we could have been reconciled with him as well." Marien,
Ngouabi, president of the People's Republic of Congo, charged Mobutuy
a few months ago of trying to instigate a plot against him.

Supreme Court
WASHINGTON (A - The Supreme Court yesterday ruled
6 to 2 that public schools attended by about 300,000 students
in five Southern states must be desegregated by Feb. 1.
Chief Justice Warren E. Burger and Justice Potter Stew-
art objected, saying the court should have heard ,argument
before acting so that "the varying problems" of individual
school districts could have been explored.
The decision reversed a Dec. 1 ruling by the U.S. Circuit
Court in New Orleans that the 14 school districts involved
could postpone desegregation ?

Rebukes East Germany
of the nation address. See The News Today.
Nation to honor]

By The Associated Press
The 41st anniversary of the
birth of Dr. Martin Luther King
Jr., will be remembered today
across the nation with school
closings, religious services, march-
es, special dedications and other
No activities observing King's
birthday are planned for the Uni-
versity. Ann Arbor Mayor Robert
Harris has named today as
"Martin Luther King Day" in the
-In Syracuse, N.Y., a playground
will be named in honor of the
slain civil rights leader. A Re-
quiem Mass in Chicago will be
conducted by five Negro Roman
Catholic priests. Amemorial radio
address will originate from a high
school in Detroit that bears his
At least 10,000 persons are ex-
pected to parade up Broadway and
gather for an anniversary rally- on
34th Street near Eighth Avenue
in New York City. Scheduled to
take part are Mayor John V-
Lindsay and Dr. Ralph D a v i d
Abernathy, who succeeded King as
head of the Southern Christian
Leadership Conference.
There were a number of ob-
servances last spring on the first,

anniversary of King's April 4,
1968 assassination. But the birth-
day memorial has assumed great-
er proportions and city councils
in Boston, Cleveland and Los An-
geles have called on Congress to
designate Jan. 15 as a national
King's widow, Coretta Scott
King, will attend official dedica-
tion ceremonies of a planned Mar-
tin Luther King Jr. National Park
at the new gravesite of the Nobel
Peace laureate.
The grave is next to Atlanta's
EbenezeraBaptist church, where
King was co-pastor with his
father. In anticipation of t h e
ceremony, the body was moved
there this week from Atlanta's
Southview Cemetery.

until next fall.
The court's usual unanimity in
school desegregation cases broke,
although none of the eight just-
ices opposed in any way the
court's holding that racially
separate public schools are illeg-
Additionally, Justices John
Marshall Harlan and Byron R.
White said school officials gener-
ally should have up to eight weeks
to desegregate once a federal
court finds they are not comply-
ing with the "yardstick" devised
by the Supreme Court.
And Justices Hugo L. Black,
William O. Douglas, William J.
Brennan Jr. and Thurgood Mar-
shall said the views expressed by
Harlan and White represent a re-
treat from the court's ruling in
a Mississippi case last October
which stipulated that every school
district is obligated to terminate
dual systems at once.
Yesterday, in a separate decis-
ion, the court refused to hear an
appeal by the. state seeking to
reopen that issue.
Once again, the high court re-
jected the advice of the Nixon
administration. It had urged the
court to go along with a fall. dead-
line, but suggested it be broaden-
ed to encompass the more than
300 school districts in Alabama,
Florida, Georgia; Louisiana, Mis-
sissippi and Texas that are not
already committed to student de-

WASHINGTON (1P)-Millions of
women taking birth control pills
are exposing themselves to a broad
range of suspected diseases, in-
cluding cancer, and may be en-
dangering future generations, in-
vestigating senators were told
The hearings by the Senate
monopoly. committee headed by
Sen. Gaylord Nelson,{D-Wis.),
mark the first look Congress has
taken at the pill in the 10 years
it has been on the market.
Although all of the day's wit-
nesses called for caution in use of
the pill, none was as critical as
Davis, who helped found Johns
Hopkins' contraception research
center in 1963.
Citing reports that listed more
than 50 separate possible side ef-
fects from the. pill, including fatal
blood clotting, Davis said that even
if these were ignored "the nagging
specter of cancer remains."
"Breast cancers," he said, "have
been induced in at least five dif-
ferent species of animals by treat-
ment with the same synthetic hor-
mones being marketed in oral con-
"Every important agent that
has been shown to cause caucer in ,
humans," he added, "also has been
shown to cause it in animals and
there is no reason to believe oral
contraceptives will be the single
Davis recommended that no
woman be allowed to use any oral
contraceptive more than two years.
Evidence has indicated the alleged
dangers are manifested after pro-
longed use.
He suggested instead use of an
intrauterine device -- commonly
called a loop-and said that his
center has developed one that is
smaller, less likely to be rejected
and has proved 99 per cent effec-
tive in preventing pregnancy.
Two other witnesses -- Dr. Mar-
tion S. Legator of the FDA's cell
biology branch and David M. Carr
of McMaster University in On-
tario - warned of possible genetic
damage from the pill.
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Mental Health Research Institute
Seminar: Dr. Leo V. DiCara, Assoc-
iate Professor, Rockefeller University,
"Instrumental Learning of Visceral

and Glandular Responses": 1057 Ment-
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Physics and Astronomy -Joint Theore-
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