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Sunny, little change
in temperature

Vol. LXXIX, No. 20

Ann Arbor, Michigan-Saturday, September 21, 1968

Ten Cents

Ten Pages




Regents OK


retains post
_.----....By DAVID SPURR
Special to The Daily


Quad RC

EAST LANSING - Phillip May,
Michigan State University's fin-
ancial vice president and treasur-
er retained his position yesterday
as a deadlocked vote of MSU's
trustees failed to carry a motion
for his dismissal.
In effect, the deadlock means
that May,, on sabbatical le a v e
since a conflict-of-interest decis-
ion against him last June, will'
resume his official duties on Mon=
day. MSU President John Hannahi
said May would return to his job :.
at the same salary and with theI
same responsibilities he had before*
the state attorney general's decis- I
ion three months ago.
Thursday, May wrote a letterE
to Hannah saying that he had di-'
vested himself of the controver-
sial business interests which .
brought about Attorney General
Frank Kelley's decision. May also
asked that he be allowed to .re-
turn to active duty."
In a closed session of the trus-
tees yesterday morning, Chairman
Don Stevens moved that May be
fired from his position. Stevens.
-Daily-JaY Cassidy Frank Hartman, C. Allen Harlan,
and Clair White, all Democrats,
No contest? supported the motion. Demociat;
cans Stephen Nisbet, Kenneth
Thompson, and Frank Merriman,
it-however, blocked May's dismissal
by tying the vote.1 /
said Harlan. "Time will change
things around. Phil May has made! By
a mockery of this campus." B
la "Every time we buy a machine The st
7 from I.B.M., people will wonder pla.t pat
about it," said Stevens. in Unive
S tThe uproar over May's busi- hospital



The Regents yesterday approved the Residential College's
request for $3 million from residence hall revenues to be used
for renovation and expansion of East Quadrangle.
The chief source of money to finance the work will be a
$2 million bond issue to be repaid out of room and board
revenue. The bond issue will be on East Quadrangle and one
other residence hall, either Alice Lloyd or South Quadrangle.
Both halls become debt-free this year.
In addition, $500,000 will be provided out of the Residence
Hall Reserve Fund, a capital reserve from residence hall oper-,
ations, and $500,000 will come,---
from the Student Facilities l
The project budget estimates
construction and renovations at
engineering fees, furnishings atnd E
contingencies at $800,000. e tf e

-Daily-Andy Sacks
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President Fleming stressed at
the meeting that the costs had
been "hammered down in every
way feasible."
The completion of all renova-
tion and construction is scheduled
for August, 1970.
0 In other action, the Regents
approved the appointment of Ron-
ald M. Brown as new Director of
Student Financial Aids, replacing;
Walter B. Rea. Brown's appoint-
ment will be effective Jan. 1.

The B~oard of Directors of the
Michigan Union voted last night
to charge "student-community
groups" for the use of the Union
Imeeting rooms.
The motion, requested 'by'Ui-
ion general manager Franklin

128 at:






One-hundred twenty-eight per- follow no sentence of p
sons stood mute and a plea of not nor will I pay any fine or
guilty was entered for them in serve any jail sentence"
Municipal Court yesterday on The arraignment beg
charges of trespassing. p.m., one hour later tha
A total of 194 persons appeared uled, and adjourned at 7
before Municipal Court Judge S. In a trial Thursday, e
J. Elden to enter pleas yesterday, fare mothers who sat i
They were arrested Sept. 4 and 5 County Bldg. Sept. 5 d
as they staged a demonstration in emergency welfare fun
support of the welfare mothers found' guilty and five o
demanding emergency funds to quited on trespass charge
clothe their children for school. Arbor Municipal Court.
Bail bonds of $50 were continued At that time Elden c
for the 128 and trials were set for split-decision "out of th
Sept. 30, Oct. 3, Oct. 10, and Oct. ary."
23. ---
Only one girl, Barbara Slabeck,
pleaded nol contendere -wi Federal
means "no contest" -is treated as
a plea of guilty, but indicates the
person has not legally admitted
guilt. disturbs
Sentencing for those who plead-
ed no contest and guilty was
scheduled for 2 p.m. on Oct. 4. By NADINE COHO]
The maximum penalty carried Congress is threatenin
for the charge is a $50 fine or 30 and University officials
days in jail or both. coming distressed. Rec
Two persons, Harold Rosenthal gressional action has c
and Margaret Waletski failed to them with a proposed dir
appear. Elden did not issue a withhold federal scholars
bench warrant for their arrest, from students involved in
though their bonds. were _iorfeit- protests.
ed. Elden said he would wait un- Assistant Vice Presid
til the persons could be found be- Academic Affairs James
fore taking any action. said he believes the U
Several defendants issued state- "would be against such a
ments, though most remained mute The proposal is part o
during the proceedings, before en- billion education bill wh
tering their pleas. Dan Rotkin, an be passed by the House
Ann Arbor resident, told Elden, "I Senate. It directs schools
would hope the court would pass matically revoke federal
sentence over my legal act and any student convicted
not my political act. I want no crime in any court" in a
probation, because I consider that protest that prevents of
a sanction of my political activ- students from "engaging
ity." duties or pursuing their
Thomas Pukama told the court, Schools may use their
"I feel the town of Ann Arbor and cretion in withholding
this court are against the welfare funds from students who
mothers." Elden warned Pukama pate in "substantial disr
"not to insult the court" and cau- but are not convicted of
tioned him to "watch your Financial aid director
charges." says it is difficult to tell
David Duboff, '69, said: "'Ihe University's position on
action by this court I consider !I- posal will be. Rea said hl
legitimate. I consider my action copy of an early draft of
morally justified." He pleaded polo last month to special assi
urban affairs and form
president for student affa
n ard Cutler. "So far I hive
County asks ceived an answer," Rea
Rea explained there are
" ulations in University
$'.i m llion grants for withholding
'c a u s e of "stated mis
"Our own funds are qu
be f d ible," he added. Most
Rea fcontinued, stem f
original gifts and ask tha
A budget of $7,114,373 for t h e be granted on the basis
1969 fiscal year will be presented and ability.
0 to the County Board of Supervis- Associate dean of the
ors at their meeting Oct. 8. school George Hay said a
This represents a $1,141,000 in- tial number of the more
crease over fiscal 1968 and anti- 000 University students
cipates a $493,627 deficit. federal aid are in the
Along with the budget, the school. Hay said he is
Ways and Means Committee ribly much in favor" of

n, .win ness activities began with a Daily condition
probation, article printed last November four hour
willingly which revealed May had person- Barnun
ally borrowed over one million dol- beating f
an at 3 lars from the Michigan National onds app:
an sched- Bank to build an office building. the comp
p.m. May at that time was a director half hou
ight wel- of the bank. quickly ri
n at the May then leased much of the electric c
emanding office space to International Bus- Bai'nun
ds, were iness Machines, which does busi- cardiac a
thers ac- ness with MSU. by spoke
es in Ann Seven months later Kelley ruled by sord
May was taking advantage of his ofh o
alled the public office for private financial of tBo
he ordin- gain, and ordered May to either imanBar
See MAY, Page 2
alth nu h

ate's first heart trans-
ient lay resting last night
rsity Hospital .n whatr
spokesmen termed fair
after his first twenty-
's with the new organ.
m's new heart stopped
or a few dramatic sec-
roximately an hour after
'letion of the five and a
ir operation, but was
estarted with the aid of
ns condition since the
rrest has been described
smen as "stable."
er to lessen the ability
dy to reject the new or-
num was administered j
and steroids. Immuran,
a well-known depend-
g, is not considered tre-
y potent. It is believed
tors are waiting to ascer-
actual extent of the
action to the transplanted

used in another transplant opera-
tion yesterday afternoon.
A three man panel of doctors
collectively attested to the donor's
official point of death, basing
their decision on "normal criteria
an electroencephalograph tests.
Exact determination of the
point of death was essential to
the operating team, which had
plans to begin to remove the heart
of the donor within ten minutes
after his death.
Barnum's own heart was afflict-
ed with cardio myopathy. a degen-
erations1' the heart muscle. Due

aid proposal'
'U' officials

an oiu g
able drug
that doct
tamo the
body's rea

ng again
are be-
ent con-
rective to
;hip funds
n campus
dent for;
E. Lesch
University I
of a $7.2 |
ich must
and the
to auto-
aid to
on "any
a campus
ficials or
in their
own dis-
a crime.
Bud Rea
what the
the pro-
he sent a
if the bill
stant forj
er vice,
irs Rich-
e not re-
e no stip-
loans ort
oney be-
ite flex-,
from the
at money
of need!
than 2,-
'not ter-
the bill

Bob Neff, executive vice-presi-
dent of Student Government
Council said he hoped the admin-
istration "will not cooperate with
such attempts at oppression. This
seems to be a much better placeE
to take a stand on University au-
tonomy than on Public Works Act
379," he added.
Ken Winter, a recipient of a
National Science Foundation
grant, said his first reaction to
the measure was to sit in at the
Administration Building "just to
be a test case." He said he natur-
ally was not very happy with the
congressional approval since it
made accepting federal money
"contingent on your being a good

organ before going ahead with By ANN MUNSTER
stronger drugs. nstitutionalized student repre-
One of these stronger drugs, an- stitionizedhstrytdepre-
ti-lymphocyte globulin, (ALG) sentation in the history depart-
was being readied for just such ment's policy making bodies was
wus inece aid sokjsmen.hinformally advanced yesterday at
use if necessary, said spokesmen. the first session,of the History De-
Doctors were cautiously opti- partment Forun. An ad hoc group
mistic over the smoothness of the of about 150 graduate and under-
operation. No complications or graduate students and 25 profes-
unexpected developments cropped sors met for three hours in as
up during the operation. They Rackham conference room andI
said that Barnum was taken from thrashed out a wide variety of de-
the operating room awake and partmental and campus issues.
smiling. - The students plan a caucus a
The donor of the heart, a 38- week from Tuesday to define
year-old male from Waterford, their position and clarify amongj
Michigan,. -suffered a fatal stroke. themselves what role they hope +
In the last twenty four hours of to play. They will formulate pro-1
his life, tissue and blood typing posals to present to the faculty 1
were done to insure compatibility when they meet again in a month.1
between the heart and Barnum's Prof. Arthur Mendel who first
body. proposed the forum, explained its
The eyes of the donor were also purpose. "There is a good reason,]
removed, and the corneas were) I think, to expect major confron-

Rea reached mandatory re- I Kienzel, empowers him "to
to this disease, Barnuins heart tirement age this month, but the chargeall groups who in idis-
had been growing progressively: Regents gave special approval for cretion are other than student
weaker and larger for weeks, and him to remain on the job until groups for the use of Union facil-
he faced death unless a donor the end of the year. ities."
could be found for him. .a Dr. Robert E. Anderson 'as The groups to b affected n-
Since April of this year. at least named director of Health Service, 'uThe rani o anetdntiCub
three potential recipients have effective Oct. 1. Dr. Anderson isethe ani andentscC-ub.
died while waiting for a suitable currently a physician at the Health the Sailing Club and Volce will
donor. Service. Eric Chester, Grad, said Vieoice will
dono. Sevici challenge the directors' move.
Doctors stress that there is no' Prof. Robert A. Hefner of tne Dan teretors e
"safe" time, beyond which Bar- psychology department was named Dan McCreath, UAC president
num will be considered out of to a three year term as director of and oard president, explained
danger. Each case is separate, the Center for Research in Con- the move was made because of
and rejection of the organ, or flict Resolution, effective imme- "the Union's financial difficulties.
another cardiac arrest could diately. "The Union needs money and isn't
spring up at any moment. d See REGENTS, Purge 2 getting it. We have to tighten up,"
he said. "We can't subsidize rooms
for everyone."
Kuenzel pointed out that jani-
torial expenses ran in excess of
$61,000 last year, much of that, he
said, going for the upkeep -of
rooms used for free meetings.
"There were some 1620 meetings
held here last year," he pointed
leci ioll m a i lout, but he .,couldn't say how
dmany would. now still befree.
tnt Student Government Council
tations this year at the University. Mendel said that although he and Voice members see the move
Once they begin, and once the by-.' would favor avoting role for stu- as being directed at Voice. "Kuen-
now-familiar polarization occurs dents, he doubted it would pass zel is interested in political
and tempers flare it will be as dif- in a faculty vote. .=groups," SGC member-at-large
ficult to bring people Together Other professors, though not al- Michael Davis said, "I don't think
here at it was at Columbia, Berke- ways clearly opposed to a student thedecision can be left w i t h
ley or at the Sorbonne" he said, vote, raised issues of concern over him'
Because the meeting was un- where students had a right to McCreath denied that Voice was
structured and largely exploratory have a decisive voice, such as the a political concern of the board.
discussion touched on almost ev- selection or promotion of faculty "Voice. uses a lot of rooms, it's
erything from possible structural members, one of the big users.. It's the big
reforms to the substantive areas Prof. Stephen Tonsor, who was users that this is aimed at."
where students had a 'valid inter- vehemently opposed to institu- He pointed out that Kuenzel's
est. tionalization of the student voice decisions would be watched by
Students were in general agree- within the department, warned, the board to insure fairness.
ment that only actual voting 'ights "We must define the areas of legi- Davis also charged that th e
on the department's executive timate student interest" before a move violated University Regula-
committee would supply an effec- means of incorporating students tions. He cited a paragraph from
tive voice for expressing their in- into the department could be Section II of the regulations com-
terests. There was some dissen- adopted. pleted in April, 1967, which stated,
sion however and a few students Prof. David Steinberg chal- "Student-community groups (will
emphasized non-institutional as- lenged wh atbasis studens w be) subject to all the rights and
pects-professor-student relations use if they were involved in se - privileges of student organiza-
and small effective classes. tions . . ." He said this clearly
Slection of professors.h We are con- violated the regulations.
cerned with scholarship, whereas A UAC officer challenged the
students would emphasize teach- validity of applying this rule to
ing ability," he said. the Union.
Even accepting some student Thomas Lovell, UAC adminis-
voice - institutionalized or not - trative vice president, said, "The
the issue was raised as to a viable Union has the legal and m o r a
process for insuring valid repre- right to make policy decisions on
sentation of students' views. this point,"


Research grant


Over 600 research projects at
the University are suffering a
slight case of malnutrition.
The National Institutes of
Health (NIH) and the National
Science Foundation (NSF,
which supplied the University
with $12 and $3.8 million res-
pectively for basic research in
the past fiscal year, have been
forced to reduce the rate of re-
lease of funds already allocated
for projects.
"The NSF move is not a
spending cut," stressed Vice
President for Research A. Geof-
frey Norman. "It is a spending
slow down."
NSF works on a grant-by-
grant funding basis. Since the
University is reimbursed by the
foundation for money spent, the
University is in a delicate posi-

This creates problems for sev-
eral grant recipients. One re-
searcher ordered a computer,
had it delivered, and paid for it.
He can't easily cut back any-
The Vietnam war which has
sparked so much research has
indirectly caused the reductions
in "less necessary" ; research.
Funds can be cut more easily
from a project studying poli-
tics in India than from a classi-
fied optical devices project be-
ing conducted at the Radio Sci-
ence Laboratory.
The director of the Office of
R e s e a r c h Adniinistration,
(ORA), Robert Burroughs, ex-
plains the problem.
"Congress passed the 10 per
cent income tax surcharge and
the executive branch is cutting
$6%/ billion out of expenditures
including NSF's and NIH's.

gressional allocation for basic million in 1966-'67 and $3.8 mil-
research. "The amount desig- lion in 1967-'68.
nated for research has either "I think complexion of the
gone down or remained the research will change in the fu-
same," he explained, "while ture," Burroughs says. Urban
costs for basic research have and social problems will have
been rising." increased funding while other
Hoffman is feeling the "belt areas will be more constant," he
tightening." His project dealing explains.
with the effects of parental dis- Norman illustrated possible
cipline on children's morals, problems of a researcher who
character development and has a two year NSF grant worth
guilt feelings will need funds $30,000.
next year which in previous If the contract called for
years came almost automatic- $16.000 in spending during the
ally. first year and $14,000 the next,
For at least the next two the University, operating on a
years, the additional money will reimbursement-by - fiscal - year
not come automatically. iean would run into trouble if
NIH funding comes from the the researcher 's first year
laIHerafunng cedremache money were reduced to $15,000.
larger amount allocated each The researcher may have al-
year to the University by the ready spent $15,000:athiseans
Department of Health Educa- he will have to suspend opera-
tion and Welfare. tions until more funds are avail-
Hoffman says, "NIH recently able. If he has spent $16,000 al-

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