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Vol. LXXX, No. 153

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Partly sunny,
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Ann Arbor, Michigan-Tuesday, April 7, 1970

Ten Cents

Eight Pages





council seats

h .: .......... :fBy DEBRA THAL
Republicans won four out of
five City C o u n c i l seats as,
two Democratic incumbents
~ * '~were upset in yesterday's elec-
'y; tions. This reduces the Demo-
b ~crats' majority on co un c il
> from 8-3 to 6-5.
First Ward Democratic incum-
N < bent John P. Kirscht, the only
Democrat to win re-election, de-
f cisively beat Republican T o mn
Dennis Hilbert 2155-1061. Kirscht
was appointed last summer to re-
place retiring councilman J o h n
Democratic incumbent Ernest L.
Quenon was upset by Republican
:.Robert E. Weaver 1321-1218 in the
..V <:SecondtWard. Quenon won his
3 first term in 1968 by only four
". votes.
Republican Joseph W Edwards
defeated the Democratic challeng-
:.::er, Mrs. Lois J. Owens, 2872-1960
in the Third Ward. Mrs. Owens
was the only woman and the only
black running for council.
In the Fourth Ward. GOP in-
cumbent James E. Stephenson
beat Democrat Charles W. Fer-
guson 2727-1579 by the largest
:.margin of the election, 1148 votes.
In the Fifth Ward, three-term
..:.:. ,:.incumbent LeRoy A. Cappaert was
upset by the GOP challenger,
Lloyd E. Fairbanks 2793-1945.
The two referenda on the bal-
lot, calling for the annexation of
-Daiy-Sra ruiich the 237 acre Smokier property
-Daiy-Sara Kruwich northwest of Ann Arbor and the
ONE ANN ARBOR resident emerges from the polls after voting in yesterday's city election. Officials 131 acre Wagner property south-
termed the 45 per cent turnout "heavy." Republicans gained 2 council seats, leaving the Democrats west of Ann Arbor each were de-,
with a 6-5 majority. feated by approximately a two to
S---- one vote. The defeats follow an

Ip asseskey
Senate test
WASHINGTON (M - Judge G. Harrold Carswell's nom-
ination to the Supreme Court won its first crucial test yester-
day as the Senate rejected a motion to return the nomination
to the Judiciary Committee.
The vote was 52-44 against the recommittal motion.
The motion, by Sen. Birch Bayh, (D-Ind.), a leader of the
opposition, was designed to kill the nomination of the 50-
year-old Tallahassee, Fla., jurist.
The Senate now will vote tomorrow on confirmation of
Carswell, the second Southerner nominated by President
Nixon for the Supreme Court vacancy created nearly a year
ago by the resignation of Justice Abe Fortas.
Nixon's first choice, Judge Cle- ?

Month-long U of Wisconsin strike
continues in spite of injuction

By NADINE COHODAS law, TA's are considered public
The month-long teaching as- I employes and are prohibited from
sistants' strike at the University of' striking.
Wisconsin continued yesterday A union spokesman said yester-
despite an injunction issued Sat- day the strike would continue
urday by the Madison City Court. through the week "in the face of
The injunction, served on the whatever force and oppression will
970-member Teaching Assistants be used against the union until a
Association (TAA) and the union's just and equitable settlement is
nine-member bargaining team, achieved."
enjoined the TA's from continuing However, she said the nine peo-
the strike. ple cited in the injunction are ex-
According to Wisconsin state pected to receive affidavits order-
ing them to appear at a hearing
Friday to show cause why they
ISz p a should not be held in contempt of
court for violating the injunction.
"At that point we expect them
i oftto be arrested," the spokesman
t 31Oaid. "We expect them to be in jail
by the weekend."
The strike, which has kept as
4 i*sorcers much as 80 per cent of the Litera-
ture and Science school out of
By JANE BARTMAN class, began March 7 after nego-
tiations with the university' over
The literary college faculty yes- a new contract broke down.
terday reaffirmed its concern for In addition to demanding small-
keeping the campus free of disrup- er classes, four-year appointments,
tion and "intimidation," and dis- and better grievance procedures,
6 cussed the necessity for new judi- the TA's have demanded a guar-
cial procedures within the coliege. antee that students and TA's will
"We must cease to be satisfied be able to participate in univer-
with the role of the dean and of sity decision-making, especially on
the faculty of 1890-I want a new, curriculum matters.
system," said Dean William Hays The TA's turned down the uni-
at the monthly faculty meeting. versity's most recent contract of-,
"We are now entering into a per- fer Sunday night, claiming it,
w iod in which we are going to have "completely ignored" the matter of
a sort of quasi-criminal court, and student decision-making; had only
the administrative board is not a weak reprisal clause; and had a
prepared to handle this." no-strike clause which prohibits
The. question of possibly re- TA's from participating in any
vamping the college judicial sys- strike.
See LSA, Page 8 Negotiations for the new con-

tract began last May when the
university recognized the TAA as
the official representative of the
TA's. Talks broke down in Jan-
uary when the union contended
that no progress was being made.
Bargaining resumed once more be-
fore the strike, but the TA's re-
jected the university's March 6
proposal and began striking the
next day.
Five people have heen arrested
during the strike, all of them on
March 25. Four TA's were arrested
the morning of the 25th when
their "tight picketing" prevented
a university truck from movin- on
a street. The fifth person was ar-
rested that afternoon. All were
charged with disorderly conduct.

unprecedented City Council recom-
mendation to vote no on the
The defeat of Democratic in-
cumbents Quenon and Cappaert
decrease the Democratic majority
on council to 6-5. Consequently,
the Democrats no longer have
budgetary control although they
have the simple majority-necessary
to pass most proposals.
When the new councilmenare
formally installed for their two
year terms May 1, there will be
five Republicans and five Demo-
crats on council; Democratic May-(
or Robert Harris will have the tie-
breaking vote.I
"We still have a majority-that
does make a difference. It's going
to be tough for some of thepro-
grams the Democrats are identi-
fied with such as busing," Kirscht
said last night.
"The good guys won," said the
victorious Edwards last night.
"It was a victory for the party
that stands for public order and
decency instead of the disruption .
and smut that the Democrats rep-
resent," Stephenson, asserted.

ment F. Haynesworth Jr., of
Greenville, S.C., was rejected by
the Senate last November by a
55-45 vote.
Senate leaders of both parties
said they expected defeat of~
Bayh's recommittal motion to be
followed by confirmation of Cars-
well, although perhaps by a nar-
rower margin.
- :Some senators who voted against
Associated press recommittal said t h e y would
SEN. BIRCH BAYH (D-Ind) discusses the 52-44 vote in the vote against Carswell's confirma-
Senate yesterday that defeated his motion to recommit the ing it to committee would just be
nomination of Judge C. Harrold Carswell to the Judiciary Com- ducking the issue.
mittee. The Senate will vote on Carswell's nomination to the On the other hand, some sena-
Supreme Court tomorrow, - tors who announced they favor-
-- - ed returning the nomination to
committee for further hearings
AP 1 T HE 4 ARIN'S'.said they would disclose later how
they would vote on confirmation
if the recommittal motion failed.
"There may be some small or
moderate slippage," Senate Re-
spublican Leader Hugh Scott of
Pennsylvania told newsmen. But
s firmation.
-u ~ It looks to me 'like it's lean-
d1sorder cases~ ing toward Carswell," said Major-
ity Leader Mike Mansfield of
Montana, who voted for recomn-
By LARRY LEMPERT Both students were informed mittal. "I imagine the vote on re-
Central Student Judiciary (CSJ) that their cases were to be heard committal will be a precursor as to
Cu J yby the Executive Board of the what will happen Wednesday."
last night assumed jurisdiction In Graduate School and the Ad- Three key uncommitted sena-
two cases of alleged disruption ministrative Board of the liter- tors announced soon after yester-
stemming from the recent Black ary school respectively. CSJ's ac- day's vote how they will vote to-
Action Movement (BAM) strike. tion last night enjoined both morrow.
plaintiffs and defendants f r o m Republican James Pearson of
CSJ scheduled a preliminary hear- appearing before those bodies, as- Kansas came out for confirmation
ing for April 14 and stated that erting that only CSJ had t h e while Democrats Albert Gore ofj
further action by other judicial jurisdiction to hear the cases. Tennessee and William B. Spong
bodies was unnecessary. The court referred to the CSJ Jr. of Virginia said they will op-
Mathematics Prof. Bernard Gal- Manual of Procedure and the Stu- pose it. The announcements by the
Ier, in letters to Dean Baker of dent Government Council Consti- latter two made them the f i r s t
the literary college and Dean tution. which state that CSJ has Southerners committed to t h e
Spurr of the graduate school, last "original jurisdiction over any opposition.
week had filed charges against case in which either there is no An Associated Press survey up-
Marc Van der Hout, '71, and Pet- Ijudicial body with jurisdiction or j dated after yesterday's vote show-
er Denton, Grad., for their al- the Judiciary. upon request of the ed 44 senators publicly commit-
leged disruption of a computer defendant, determines that it ted for confirmation and 39 on
science class which they entered should .exercise original jurisdic- record against. This left 13 sena-
to promote the BAM demands. tion." tors uncommitted and holding the
The action marks the first time key-since four senators are not
CSJ has ordered a case to be re- expected to be present tomorrow.
re stu d n moved frome one forum to be held This all indicates the next two
in another. CSJ's authority. in this days will be a replay of the scram-
Sor other matters. has never been blefray'tes tha rcddys
officially recognized by the Re- tra' et
a ss strik e gents or the administration, and At the White House, press sec-
the effect the action will have is retary Ronald L. Ziegler said of
still unclear,. the vote:
group. Van der Hout personally stiev n ar. CJ"Well, it went about as expect-
told the administrative board he Earlie last night, CSJ acted in Ied, and we. of course, continue to
would not appear before it. Both two other cases. be confident that Judge Cars-
Denton and Van der Hout prefer A motion was passed to post(one well will be confirmed by t h e
to be tried by Central S t u d e n t until the fall term the trial of Senate."
Judiciary (CSJ). nine students charged with dis- A possible new factor became
Denton and Van der Hout said ruption in a January action apparent yesterday with the ap-
last week they are not guilty of. against a DuPont Co. recruiter. pearance on Capitol Hill of an un-
Galler's charges. The court also suspended action usually large number of 1 a b o r
I f e jon the case against Robert Parsons union lobbyists. While organized
into the class to talk about BAM. until an appropriate complaint is labor has recorded its opposition
Galler unilaterally decided to dis- filed. Parsons is being prosecuted to Carswell, it has not been near-
miss the class. He did not let a by Engineering Prof. John Young ly as active against him as it was
vote be taken," Van der Hout said in connection with an alleged ac- against Judge Clement F. Haynes-
last Wednesday. d tion against General Electric Co. worth Jr., who was rejected by
last Wenesdfay.recruiters in February. the Senate last year.

The Michigan State. Board of
Education has decided to a s k
Gov. William Milliken and t h e
Legislature to deny the Univer-
sity funds for expansion of its
Dearborn campus.
The Regents had requested
$278,000 in 1970-'71 for expan-
sion of the two-year uppergrad-
uate program there into a four-
year school with a freshman class
entering next fall.
While such a freeze would hold
up admission of those freshmen,
President Robbens Fleming a n d
Vice President for State Relations
and Planning Arthur. Ross said
yesterday they were hopeful that
the Legislature would appropriate
the funds anyway.
State legislators were unavail-
able last night for comment.
The board decided to seek the
denial pending a study by a citi-
zens' committee "to determine ed-
ucational needs in the southeast-
ern Michigan area," and called
on the Legislature to appropriate
$20.000 for the study.
Board President Dr. Peter Oppe-
wall said yesterday that the board
was concerned about the role an
expanded Dearborn campus would
play in southeastern Michigan.
"Dearborn is not well located to
meet the needs of the i n n e r city
where the real need for higher
education is," Oppewall said, sug-
gesting that an entirely new four-
year institution might be found
Oppewall also said that the
board questioned the need for
another undergraduate school
when the area already had n I n'e
community colleges. Finally, there
was the question of eventual
autonomy for Dearborn, s o me-
thing which the board has sup-
ported at all state Universities for
many years.
"All studies of higher education
which we have recommended auto-
nomy for branch campuses. They
should be allowed to grow in their
own way. Also they seem to get
shorted on the budget. While this
didn't happen at Oakland (a
branch of Michigan State, now
in the process of becoming auto-
nomous) it did at Flint and Dear-
born (both University branches).,"
Oppewall said.
While Fleming sympathized with
the board's position that 10 c a 1
See STATE. Page 8

Professors chlarge mo
wit disupton in cl

Five LSA faculty members have
charged at least four students with
disrupting classes during the re-
cent Black Action Movement
(BAM) strike, Dean William L.
Hays said yesterday.
The students' names have been
referred to the LSA Administrat
tive Board for action. Hays said
yesterday he was not sure how
many students had been charged
or who they were.,
These names are in addition to
Marc Van der Hout, '71 a n d

Peter Denton, Grad. Mathematics
Prof. Bernard A. Galler filed
charged against Van der H o u t
and Denton last Wednesday f o r
disrupting a class during the
Galler has asked the all-faculty
LSA Administrative Board to de-
termine if it has jurisdiction over
Van der Hout's case and asked the
faculty of the graduate school to
do the same in Denton's case.
Denton sent a letter to the grad-
uate school faculty yesterday say-
ing he would not appear before the,


Ke eing house fo
'.. Go east on Geddes, past the Arb, until
you reach a dusty road called Highland.
There you turn left.
Take Highland around the circle, and
meander up a driveway which reaches the
arch-like doorway of a four-story twelve-
room wooden mansion surrounded by lean,
drooping trees and fenced-off circular gar-
A Rap on the door, and the hostess, Mrs.
Gertrude Leidy. will tell you that this is
Inglis House, the University's guest resi-
dence - where. each month. the Regents

dining room in which every piece of furni-
ture seems to glisten and breathe dignity.
Pussy willows a n d chrysanthemums
abound; a draped picture window reveals
the lawn and a handle, enclosed in the
wall, pushes open a door which displays
the patio to visitors. There is also a bushy
pull chord which guests can ring to gain
the attention of the people serving the
The dinner menu varies - "I usually try
to have something different each time they
come," explains Mrs. Leidy who describes
the Regents as "gracious, friendly and
monderful to work for." She calls Inglis

itne question of who nas juris-
diction in disruption cases remains
unreso ved.
Assistant Dean Dean C. Baker,
acting chairman of the adminis-
trative board, composed of faculty
and non-voting ;tudents, says the
board has not decided f it hasI
jurisdiction to hear Denton's and
Van der Hout's cases.
If students refuse to appear be-
fore the board because they. prefer
to be tried by CSJ, Baker said,
the Board will have to decide what
action to take. "I couldn't predict
what th y will do." he added.

Until the Rezents decide what
action to take on the propised by-
laws, the Administrative Board
has sole jurisdiction over disrup-
tions and "CSJ's role is not alto-
gether clear." Hays said.
Baker said letters will be sent
to all students accused of c ass
disruptions to inform them that
the charges may be appealed

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