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Vol. LXXIX, No. 35

Ann Arbor, Michigan-Wednesday, October 9, 1968

Ten Cents

Ten Pages


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Two sororities






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Two sororities- will introduce a motion at a Panhellenic
Council meeting tonight to drop rushing privileges immed- W l
iately ifor the 16 houses who have not signed Panhel's ant-O S 1
bias statement.
Collegiate Sorosis and Delta Theta will picket and cir-
culate petitions on the Diag today to gain support for their en larg es
amendment to the Membership Committee report demanding
that the houses lose rushing privileges immediately instead of
in January, 1970, as the report recommends. v oice sp lit
Student Government Council. officials say they may
exercise their prerogative of withdrawing recognition of in-
dividual houses or of Panhel as a whole if SGC's Membership 1 Inembers debate
Committee does not deem Panhel's report recommendations to
be strong enough. classroom action
Loss of recognition as a student organization, would mean i
that Panhel would Joe unable i
to advertise any of its activi- By RICK PERLOFF
d ' ties on campus billboards and A vote taken at last night's
that chapter houses would lose Voice-SDS meeting after over half
their status as University ap- of the members originally present
proved housing, thus barring had left, created a workshop
,C leaver ne 1fo ei which would "prepare individuals
women under 2a from resi- andgroups" for in-the-classroom
dence. jactivities ranging from guerrilla
Black sororities Delta Sigma theater to the take-over of classes
e e ti es Theta and Alpha Kappa Alpha "with or without the consent of
have threatened to withdraw from the professor and students."
BERKELEY, Calif. (1) - Black Panhel If the amendment does not The real effects of the motion
Panther Eldridge Cleaver delivered pass at the Oct. 16 meeting. They remained unclear, however, as the
the first of a much-opposed series have also idicated they will walk small number of members present-
of lectures on racism yesterday, of the meeting. and the discussion preceding the
speaking courteously and avoiding In related action Alpha Ch i vote clouded the actual import of
the obscenities that have studded Omega withdrew its signature the measure.
4other recent talks, from the anti-bias statement over,
Th the weekend, bringing down to The motion, proposed by Steve1
The 33-year-old ex-convict, who seven the number of houses which Daniels of the Jesse James Gang
in the past. has applied four letter have complied with Panhel's re- faction of Voice, came out of a
words to Gov. Ronald Reagan solution to eliminate alumni re- committee established last week
aduivrsi ty regentsa whok" commendations as a condition for to investigate modes of "radical
posed'-his selection as a speaker, pledging nwwmn dcto.
addressed 400 students in a class-! Tegn new women, education."
room at the University of Cali- The proposed amendment to It was primarily opposed by
omornia drop rush privileges immediately members of the Radical Caucus,
.e l is based on the theory that "there which has been warring with the
He spoke politely and articu- is no compromise with discrimina- James Gang for the past three
la then answered questions. tion," explains Carol Peaks, presi- weeks over organizational direc-
"Black !isa connotation of evil in I"dent of Alpha Kappa Alpha. "If tion and tactics.
this country," Cleaver told the these houses are using a system Early in the meeting. on other
introductory session of the stu- that we all agreed a year ago was votes, the Radical Caucus clearly;
dent-sponsored course which has discriminatory, there is no rea- prevailed. But the James Gang
he 194 turmoil over free speech. son they should be allowed to use boasted much better internal dis-
~h 96 urol vr re pec.Iit for another rush." cipline and was able to keep its
'He was neatly attired in a black Presentat on of the Membership members present until the vote
suit and wearing two strings of# Report at this evening's meeting on the workshop proposal arose.
beads. He said at one point that will culminate some three years Members of the Radical Caucus,
whereas the white dress of a bride >f controversy surrounding the who opposed the measure on the
symbolizes purity, that black is process of membership selection in grounrs that it provided a "blank
for a funeral, a black beard means sororities at the University. check" for members to do as they
a pirate, a black cat means bad Regents by-law 2.14 bars dis- wish under Voice auspices, in-
crimination in the selection of ted th ht ssibl at-
"These negative connotations of members for any campus organi- tempt to reerse the motion at
blackness stigmatize the black zation on the basis of race, creed
man as having evil connotations,"or national origin next week's general meeting.
haig cnoa i" roign The Radical Caucus has sched-;
Cleaver told the nearly 100 en- Statements saying that the so le adeing C dcushs suue
rolled in the course and more rority does not use a system of uled a meeting to discuss future
than 300 auditing it. policy at 4:30 p.m. today, on the
binding alumni recommendationsjsecond floor of the Student Ac-
Student sponsors of the course,$ were given to each of the 23 hous- I tivities Bldg.
ASocial Analysis 139X, still hope es on campus to be signed and it s nidg.o.h
those taking it will get credit. But; returned by September 1 of this There wo inication tht
the class began Tuesday in Room year, membed the Jame ho
155, Dwinelle Hall, as a non- To date, seven houses have com- dominated the committee that
credit course in order that Cleaver plied. Alpha Chi Omega does, not proposed the motion, would at-
can be permitted 10 lectures. use a binding recommendation tempt to implement any of the
The regents, without singling system but was forced to withdraw actions mentioned in a lengthy
out Cleaver, by name, ruled that its signature becausĀ° its national introduction to the motion speci-
guest lecturers must be restricted organization does not recognize fically as Voice activities.
to one appearance if the course is Panhel's authority to enforce In other actions, Voice voted.
given for credit. changes in sorority constitutions. See WORKSHOP, Page 10


Suggests changes i
relations ~withi state
The final results of a State Auditor General's investiga-
tion of University financial practices backs away from
original charges of misrepresentation in University's account-
ing procedures. But -the 108 page report continues to call for
significant changes in the state's relationship with the Uni-
Major highlights of the report include:
-withdrawal of charges made by Auditor General Albert
Lee last February when he stated that "the University's
accounting procedures and re-
porting policies result in an "
overstatement of expendituresE
and understatement of avail-B ilnore
able operating cash in the
general fund..no i";
-recommendation that the i ivI
state Legislature "consider adopt-
ing a resolution outlining the pur- 0 '
pose for which students' tuition " 1 "ip"

r i
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3 ;


-Daily-Andy Sachs
ixoi embraces Republicans Riegle and Romney
Nixon's i-mage confronts
Wallace's appeal in Fihnt

Reveal Harvey reply

A special committee of the
County Board of Supervisors
released yesterday testimony by
Sheriff Douglas Harvey con-
cerning his department's finan-
cial operations.
The testimoney was released
at the board's regular monthly
meeting yesterday, but action
on Harvey's replies to the set of
questions was postponed until
Oct. 22.
Supervisor Neal Mast (R-
Scio), chairman of the special
committee, told the board yes-
terday that his committee has
not had time to completely re-
view Harvey's answers.
"At 11:00 a.m. Monday the
answers were handed to me by
the sheriff," said )Mast- "Since
then the committee met twice
yesterday but we still need to
review the questions at subse-
quent meetings."
The special committee ques-
tioning the sheriff's financial
operations submitted the sec-
ond set of questions after they
decided that Harvey's answers
to a first set were "inconch-

safety booklet-a pamphlet re-
sembling a safety guide printed
by the State Sheriff's Associa-
tion-was taken over by Daniel
Stashkiw, "a private promoter,"
in 1967 and 1968 and Stashkiw
"was in no way connected with
the Washtenaw Sheriff's De-
The committee also request-
ed, that Harvey produce a copy
of an expense account which he
submitted to the County Ac-
counting Dept. covering ex-
pense incurred during an ex-
tradition trip over the 1966 New
Year's holiday when he used
more than $1,000 of county
Harvey claimed the account-
ing report is missing, and "has
not shown up anywhere, includ-
ing in the County Bldg." How-
ever. the sheriff listed the ap-
proximate costs of the trip in
his answer,
In response to the commit-
tee's questions concerning the
operation of the C o u n t y
Jail's commissary-a concession
which supplies candy and to-
bacco to prisoners at a profit-
the gheriff said a "very smnl1

that "any money that may have
come up missing from the prop-
erty box of a prisoner was re-
placed from the concession
When Harvey took office, ac-
cording to the document, the
concessions w e r e purchased
from the Ann Arbor Tobacco
Co,. a wholesaler, instead of
from the Main Street Grocery
where they were formerly pur-
chased. He also said the profits
were now "used for purchas-
ing equipment for the County
Jail, which is in the jail now,
such as air conditioners."
According' to Harrison, ac-
tions which the board can take
against Harvey are limited. "If
the sheriff responds to the
questions posed by the special
committee no matter how in-
conclusive they are, the board
cannot do anything," he said.
"The board is not a judicial
body, nor are we qualified
to professionally investigate
charges which have been level-
ed at the sheriff. That is a
matter for the Courts and the
State Attorney General's Of-
fice "


Editorial Director
Special to the Daily
FLINT - Since the beginning of
the campaign the principal source
of political heat in this heavily
working class city of about 220,000
has been the fire-breathing of
third party candidate George C.
Already two Flint locals of the
normally Democratic United Auto
Workers have endorsed Wallace,
one of them in heavy voting.
This was the fire Richard M.
Nixon attempted to extinguish in
a one-stop appearance here yes-
Listing grievances with which,
he said, the workingman has a
right to be fed up,kthe Republican
nevertheless argued that to trans-
late dissatisfaction with the John-
son administration into a vote for
Wallace would be in effect an
exercise in futility:
"Do you just want to make a
point or do you want to make a'
"Do you want to get something
off your chest or do you want to
get something done?
"Do you just want to get a mo-
ment's satisfaction, or do you
want to get four years of action?
The problem was that Nixon's
5000-plus audience included few
workingmen. It seemed to be com-
posed primarily of loyal Republi-
cans - who lustily cheered the
introduction of Republican digni-
taries from Gov. George Romney
to the GOP candidate' for Flint
drain commissioner - the elder-
ly, business executives and their
wives, and schoolchildren who
were apparently using the func-
tion as an excuse to cut classes.
In contrast Wallace, speaking
here last week, reportedly d r e w
factory workers off their second-
shift jobs to hear his address.
And Nixon's deviations from his
prepared text reflected awareness
of the un-proletarian character of
the crowd. The 350 word address
given to the press in advance in-
eluded five specific references to
"workers" or "the workingman."
But the candidate never used
either word in his actual delivered
speech. And while the text was '
solely directed to Wallace (whom
Nixonnever mentioned by name),
the speech itself spent the areat-j

audiences here. For Nixon, it was.
the only Michigan stop yesterday
in a four-city transcontinental
tour that ended last night in Los
In the absence of a sizable
Wallace-leaning contingent (al-
though as 7th District Republi-
can Congressman Donald Aiegle
intoned the "who's the one?" cad-
ence with which he . introducedr
Nixon one heckler did answer
t aiipa gu
"Wallace!" the affair was trans-'
formed from a political firefight-
ing performance into a typical
Nixon 'campaign rally. As such,f
it was a nice example of the genre.
The Nixon po ium personality
is woven togethe out of a num-
ber of divergent strands-a pen-
chant for encapsuling complex
ideas in epigrams, persistent at-
tempts to "personalize" his ap-
peal with references to his wife,
and a barely-suppressed egotism.
Some of these motifs were ob-
servable yesterday. Nixon com-
bined epigram and egotism to ex-
plain his stance on Vietnam, fort

example. Bowing to Riegle (who
was voted a 1967 'Congressman of
the Year by the liberal N a t i o it
magazine, largely for his construc-
tive proposals on Vietnam), Nixon
"He understands, as I think I
understand, the nature of this
war. It's not just for territory, but
for people. That's where we've
failed, by not bringing the South
Vietnamese into it enough."
Nor is the egotism always so
subtle. Promising to solve the
problems of crime, Nixon averred,
"I know how to do it; I'm an
expert in this area."
The Republican candidate has
embodied his attempts to bring
the campaign down to earth in a
well-rehearsed line he uses when-
ever he shares the, platform with
a prominent Republican. Praising
one GOP wife specifically - yes-
terday it was Nancy Riegel - then
extending the praise to the wives
of other named Republicans, he
ends with a modest quip, "We all
married above ourselves."
Another Nixon ploy is to share
his political strategy with the au-
dience. "Michigan is a critical
swing state," he said. "That's why
I'm here today, and that's why
I'm coming back two more times
before election day."

and fees can be used . ."; LIt i lI-
-suggestion that in order to ! I
account fof the faculty work BALTIMORE, Md. (1-A young
week," the University require of Catholic teacher testified yester-'
faculty members "periodic positive day he helped burn draft records
(time) reports."; to raise an outcry against the
-criticism of the Regent's Uni- Vietnam War and to "do a tiny
versity Bylaws, calling them "ob- bit to stop 'the machine of death
solete and of little value": I saw moving."
-recommendation that 'auto- David Darst, a 26-year-old
nomous and semi-autonomous units teacher of the Christian Brothers
within the University (such as the order in St. Louis, Mo., said he
boards in control of athletics and wanted to raise an outcry because
student publications, the Union- "I saw a very clear crime, very
League, and the Lawyer's Club) clear, unnecessary, suffering, very
be "realigned into a single organ- clear wanton slaughter-"
ization pattern responsible to the He was the leadoff witness in
administration and Board of Re- the defense of nine persons ac-
gents";. cused of destroying Selective
-recommendation that federal Service records by burning them
aid to the University be subject with a solution of homemade na-
"to review and approval by con- palm last May 17 at nearby Cat-
current resolution" of the state onsville, Md.
Legislature or the appropriations Asterileund--M da
comittesof ac hoseactingwa spent selecting a jury-dem-
cominttesfeahhos onstrators supporting the defend-
-withdrawal of an earlier rel-yants again paraded through Balti-
-intha oft earlr re- more streets -in protest to the draft
ominendation that gifts to the and Vietnam war.
University be put into the general About 260 marchers delivered a
operating fund budget and be thus makeshift black, pasteboard "cof-
osed to offset the needed amount fin" to a Selective Service official
of state appropriations. at Customs House. Six demon-
Although University officials strators were permitted to carry
were concerned by the report in the coffin through a heavy cordon
general, they were pleased by the of police and U.S. marshals into
deletion of the sections on *mis- the lobby of the building.
( representation of funds and gifts DEMONSTRATORS BOOED
to the University. Two others went into a small
office wher'e they told an official
that the coffin represented Ameri-
The Philosophy department can and Vietnamese dead in Viet-
will hold a forum for all in- nam. Some 200 persons gathered
terested philosophy students outside to boo and jeer the dem-
and faculty at 4 p.m. today in onstrators.
25 Angell Hall. Judge Roszel C. Thomsen of the
U.S. District Court allowed Darst's
Lee's earlier criticism ,of Uni- testimony over prosecution objec-
versity practices in these areas tions that it was not relevant.
had appeared in a preliminary re- Thomsen admitted the testi-
port on the investigation which mony with, the understanding he
was sent tohState ad nivrsity might instruct the jury later to
I officials last "February, disregard it.
Thesreport, which appeared Arth G. Muiphy, first assist-
whle he enae apropiatonsant U.ti~ attorniey, argued in his
while the Senate appropriations opening statement that the "mo-
committee was considering the rality of the Vietnam War" was
higher education budget, caused not at issue in the case.
a furor among legislators. CONCEDES FACTS
. On the subject of gifts to the William M. Kuntstler of New
University, Lee had recommended fork, defense attorney, said the
in February that "all (gift) monies defense would strive to prove that
received by the University not spe- "no criminal intent" was involved
cifically restricted by a donor - . . in the protest burning. He con-
should be reported as funds avail- ceded the "facts" of the case but
able for operating purposes for urged the jury to consider the
See AUDITOR, Page 10 "principles and issues" involved.

Bus~dconsiders underdgradrl

The future of the undergrad-
uate program in the School of
Business Administration is in
A committee of the business
administration faculty assembly
studying the undergraduate pro-
gram is considering the pos-
sibility of discontinuing t h e
program entirely. A report is ex-
pected sometime this semester.
The five-member committee,
appointed last March and
charged with making a com-
pleted review of the Bachelor of
Business Administration degree

We may decide to increase en-
rollment or retain it at its pre-
sent level.
"The committee was given a
free hand," he adds.
One professor at the business
school, who prefers to remain
anonymous, explained that some
*segments of the business admin-
istration faculty question the
value of the undergraduate pro-
Their arguments include the
fact that some big business
schools, like Harvard, have no
undergraduate program.
There is a feeling among some

the liberal arts than they are
now getting in the undergrad-.
uate program.
L. Lynnwood Aris, Director of
business school admissions and
a member of the committee, said
that the committee was estab-
lished as part of a periodic re-
view of all programs in t h e
"All of our degree programs'
have had committee review in
the past few years. A committee
studying the Masters degree
program gave its report-last fall,
and substantial changes were
made in the curriculum..

Vice President for Student Af-
fairs Allan F. Smith said that
he had met with the committee
and discussed the discontinua-
tion of the program, but he said
"there was no concensus in the
committee either wpy. I don't
think a decision to end the pro-
gram is by any means certain."
. There are about 270 students
in the undergraduate program,
which consists of upperclassmen
The BBA study committee was
appointed by the curriculum
committee of the business ad-
ministration faculty - assembly.
The committee members be-

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