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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Thursday, October 10, 1968

MPAIGN REPORT:*<" V rBlack sororities
6ixon excites crowds; lambasts walk out of Panhel
S o pector of student 0ganizations
urrent Democratic leadershi to--------1 etro tdn r
to take any decisive action to end hinted yesterday that he and Mrs
rDrlit. Itis not our intention to in- Barbara Newell, vice-president for
LOS ANGELES - Richard M. tegrate the white sororities on this student affairs. may send a sim-
Nixon cruised across populous campus but to destroy the mech- iliar statement to the Regents.
Los Angeles yesterday saying De- which allows for segrega- The original report, signed by
mocrati6 leadership has produced tiont four of the five committee niem-
"an ugly harvest of frustration t b ers, was accompanied by a min
and failure and riots." He ex- sorority members cannot exist n ority report written by Alexa Can-
horted partisans to "sock it to" an organization which has such ady in which she stated her dis- ,'
hecklers. - an m nm s senting view on the recommenda-
a mechanism.

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There were scattered jeers from
demonstrators in a crowd of 7,
000 at Santa Monica Civic Audi-
torium.-
"We shout down the hecklers,"
Nixon said. "They don't have a
chance."
More jeers came. The crowdI
roared, drowning out the heck-I
lers. "That's it,-sock it to 'em,I
sock it to 'em," said Nixon, smil-
sing.
The speech, standard Nixon
fare,' called for new leadership
and said Democrats have had on-
ly a "knee-jerk" reaction to Am-
erican problems. .
There were peace chants from
hecklers and the Republican
presidential candidate said at
one point that it should be clear
campaign
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to those who call for peace thatl
current leadership has failed.
Leaders who have beenfunable
to bring peace, he said, should
not be given another chance and
the nation should turn to the
GOP for policies to end the Viet-
nam war.
Nixon's day was part of his fi-
nal month of campaigning in ther
seven biggest electoral vote states.
California. is second. in electoral
power with 40 votes.

"We support Alpha Kappa Al-I
pha and Delta Sigma Theta's ac-
tions," said Margie Widner, presi-
dent of Sorosis. "There was noth-
ing else they could do, but some-
body's got to stay and fight. They
can work from outside the struc-
ture and we shall work from with-
in to get this thing changed."
Panhel approved a statement
last night to be sent to the Regents
requesting a "reaffirmation" of
Panhel's authority to impose
changes on sorority constitutions.
Panhel derives its power to over-
see the membership selection of
sororities from the R e g e n t s
through SGC. National sorority,
heads and National Panhellenic
Council have questioned whether
Panhel dose indeed have this pow-
er and on this basis have refused
to allow many of the 16 houses
to sign the statement of last
Jan. 24.
Will Smith, assistant to the di-
Chicago, gets
ombudsman
In an attempt to establish new
and more effective channels of
communication between its stu-
dents and administration, the
University of Chicago has named
a senior political science major as
student ombudsman.

1ions.
Miss Canady said in her report
that Panhel has the unquestioned
authority to act, that waiting un-
til 1970 to drop rushing privileges
contradicts Panhel's stated belief
that the rushing system can be
discriminatory, and that the op-
tions presented the houses which
had not signed left "loopholes" for
the continued use of binding
recommendations.
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Dick Nixon .

Humphrey hurt
by McCarthy snub
NEW YORK (P) - Hubert H.
Humphrey said yesterday, "I feel
a little sad," at Sen. Eugene' J.
McCarthy's refusal to endorse
him for the presidency.
The vice president's comment
at an airport news conference
referred to McCarthy's statement
Tuesday night that he would not
endorse Humphrey at this time,
but that there were. conditions
he hoped Humphrey would adopt.
McCarthy called for a-shift in
Vietnam war policy, a restruc-
turing of the draft system and
reform of the Democratic party
machinery.
While flying from Boston to
New York to accept the state's
Liberal party presidential nomi-
nation, Humphrey told newsmen
he talked to McCarthy on the
telephone' Tuesday. He said. the
Minnesota senator was more con-
cerned about the structure of a
South Vietnamese government
than about an immediate bomb-
ing halt.
At the alport Humphrey ex-

..."socksit to 'em"
Wallace charoes
polls are rigged
ALBANY, N.Y. - George C.
Wallace charged Wednesday that
Richard M~ Nixon is in cahoots
with the Gallup Poll and said the
national public opinion polls are

pressed the
where along
Carthy will
by."

elope that "some-
the line Gene Mc-I
decide not to stand

In his speecn prepared for de-
livery to the Liberal party,,Hum-
phrey turned his guns on the
running mates of Richard Mt Nix-
on and George C. Wallace, and
said someday they might be call-
ed, "President Agnew" and "Pre-
sident LeMay."
"It could happen," Humphrey
said in reminding his liberal au-
dience that either Republican
Gov. Spiro T. Agnew of Maryland
or retired Air Force Gen. Curtis
LeMay would-be only a heartbeat
away from the presidency.

rigged The chief purpose of the om-
Walace called for a Congres-0 budsman will be to protect student
sional investigation of the pro- interests in any disputes that arise
fessional polltakers, who he said over university policies. The om-
are controlled by the Eastern budsman will be paid by the uni-
moneyed interests. . versity, and will be supplied with
an office and a staff. The part-
The third-party presidential time position, though, is consid-
challenger predicted the next ma- ered an "independent" office, ac-
jor poll will show that he has cording to provost Edward H. Levi.
lost ground to Republican Nixon. John W. Moscow, a National
He offered this explanation at a Merit Scholarship finalist was ap-
rally of 5,000 in Scranton, Pa. pointed as ombudsman by Levi.
Elaborating at an airport news Moscow's duties will include ex-
conference in Albany later he amining student grievances, and
said: submitting quarterly reports of his
activities.
"Mr. Nixon said in Michigan Levi explained that the student
the other day Gov. Wallace is ombudsman will be expected to
beginning to lose some of his "call attention to abuses of dis-
support-and the reason for that cretion wherever he finds them,'
is, Mr. Nixon' knows what the and to suggest changes in rules,
Gallup poll is going to say in ad- procedures, or policies wherever he
vance." sees fit."

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