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Cloudy in Ann Arbor;
chance of western earthquakes

Vol. LXXIX, No. 152 Ann Arbor, Michigan-Friday, April 4, 1969 Ten Cents
CSJ suspends SD Scase, questions 'Uol
By JIM NEUBACHER that unless the CSJ receives "ac- the material on which to base his trusted to them by the Constitu- are drafting new University re- cadent, to be followed, perhaps in forcers.
The Central Student Judiciary ceptable" answers, that is, ones answers. He indicated he would tion of this State." gulations, under which CSJ would dealing with similar disturbances' act if we
yesterday suspended all proceed- which recognize the authority and not be able to release written an- With this quasi-legal status in be the body of original jurisdic- in the months and years to come. Currer
ings in the case of Engineering validity of CSJ as a judicial body, swers until at least Monday. mind, the CSJ has asked Fleming tion for University-wide rules of "Doubtless what we say here urap
Placement Office vs. Students for assure the finality of CSJ's fac- Most of the concerti expressed for clarification on matters of conduct, not simply those passed risks a similar interpretation, held Ap
a Democratic Society. tual findings and promise no by CSJ revolves around its own double jeopardy, jurisdiction, en- by SOC states Wohl, and thus, he exlains, brought
CSJ has asked University Pre- double jeopardy, the case will not unclear status. "We find before us forcement of punishment, and va- - Some members of the faculty it is proper that the uncertainties students,
sident Robben W. Fleming to an- be re-convened. a case which cannot be fairly ad lidity of findings of fact. have expressed concern that an be cleared up now, and not at a Naval e
swer six questions concerning ju- "We accept jurisdiction of/ this judicated by us without a prior In addition, CSJ has asked all student judiciary would me- future date, in another trial. hours a
dicial jurisdiction and authority case, but suspend all further pro- clarification of the legal status of President Fleming to clarify his chanically acquit students, guilty Wohl explained, in the state- students
before continuing action on the this body", stated CSJ. statement, made last week, that or not. Thus, pressured for a ment, that the position of the de- from get
case. The tex of the CSJ statement the case constituted a special "conviction", Wohl says, "The in- fendants must be taken into ac-
Marc Wohl, '70, chairman of ext on te CSJ was created under the Con- "test" of whether a student judi- nuendo some have found in Pre- count. Noting that the civil au- If Fle
the nine-man, all-student judic- astitution of Student Government ciary could handle an important sident Fleming's statements, that thorities, and the "legal coercive the ques
iary, said yesterday the move by Council, and is not actually tied case involving fellow students. we must please him in our result powers of the University's admin- prliming
CSJ was a sincere attempt to ob- ceedings until certain questions to the Board of Regents. The students called on Fleming or be dismissed from our- posi- istration" loom over the CSJ, poned in
tain answers to questions posed by have received formal and definite Yet, Wohl points out, "a dis- to clarify this, and "mend the tion, must be erased on the high- Wohl says "ve must conclusively procedur
members of the judiciary, and in responses," the CSJ said in its puted and pe'rhaps uncertain tie damage done to our ability to pro- est authority." presume that defendants do not hearing
no way constitutes a refusal by statement. exists, which . . . entitles us to act ceed to a fair judgment." Much of CSJ's concern stems consent freely to our jurisdiction.
CSJ to handle the case. Fleming said yesterday he would as agents of the Board of Re- Currently, an ad hoc committee from the fact that the case is but come instead, from fear of trial for
However, Wohl said yesterday review the questions and gather gents, delegates of the powers en- of faculty members and students certain to be an important pre- even less palatable judges, or en- be helds

Ten Pages
who stand behind us to
do not."
ftly, the CSJ has schedul-
eliminary hearing to be
ri 9 on the accusations
against SDS and eight
who allegedly locked a
cruiter in a room for five
nd "forcibly" prevented
and faculty members
ting in to see him.
ming does not respond to
tions by that time, the
ary hearing will be post-
definitely. Under normal
e, if the preliminary
is held on time, a full
all of those indicted will
a week later.

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President Robben Fleming By RICK
yesterday hinte strongly at .yThe literary college facu
the possibility of at 1 e a s t a General Studies (BGS) degree
small tuition increase for the The new degree will have no
1969-70 academic year.quirements and there will be
By JUDY SARASOHN Fleming said he would give some Earlier in the meeting th
indication of the expected tuition to modify the Bachelor of S
Ann Arbor District Court last night awarded $480 out level as soon as the State Senate cou be gte to ues
of $880 in back rent to striking tenants at 1520 Hill St., an Appropriations Committee sends - could be granted to students
apartment handled by Arbor Management. The tenants were th e higher education appropria- and fulfill departmental con
also granted possession of the apartment. tions bill to the Senate floor. The BGS degree had originally
The committee - which is pies- been proposed as an option of the
The six-m.n jury stipulated that this judgment would ently considering Gov. Milliken's Bachelor of Science degree also,
have no bearing on the damage deposit held by the land- recommendation that the Univer- but the faculty passed an amend-
lsity be given $67.2 million next ment introduced by Prof. Donald
lord. year - is not expected to prepare Brown of the psychology depart-
Earlier yesterday, the Tenants' Union reported that a the appropriations bill until late i ment which renamed the degree.
major campus agency, Campus Management, had served sum- this month The faculty may reconsider the
monses and writs of garnishment to tenants at four apart- "I've said all along," Fleming -rBGS degree at the regular faculty
ments. A writ of garnishment means that the person served noted, "if we could get the gov- j4 meeting this Monday. The faculty
w ernor's budget, we'd try desper- will also vote on a motion to re-
will have his checking and savings accounts frozen, ately not to h a v e a tuition in- ~ consider the defeated concentra-
',-The rent strike legal defense crease." tion program in the restructured
committee said it will question the But Fleming and other Univer- 4",sue aBachelor of Science degree.
leaity of the writs. However,( sity officials havexpedte The approved degree carried by
Fcommittee head Dale Berry urg- fear that the Legislature will ap a 89-52 vote. The Bachelor of
ed all striking tenants who have propriate less than the governor's Science proposal was defeated
local accounts and who have re- $67.2 million recommendation104-41.
dceived eviction notices to with- For the last few years, the Sen-' The, new degree must still be
draw their money as a precau- ate-first of the legislative chain- approved by the Regents, who
aC tionary measure. bers to act on higher education Assoc ated meet 18.
ends - o SocF ee pil1.
In the Arbor Management case, appropriations, - has made sig- Discussion on changes in the
landlord Edward Kloian had nificant cuts in t h e governor's Pole> Stia gur in Chicago present language requirement of
brought suit against Elizabeth recommendation. The House has the BA degree is slated for the
y i Hertz, '70, and her four room- restored some, but not all of these meeting next Monday. The pro-
%IYy in mates charging that they owed funds. posals for a new degree were a re-
m.n e e tinhim $880 in back rent. He also The appropriations bill then has u a r U U 1 e L ),14 Lsult of attempts to change the
asked for possession of the apart- gone to joint conference commit- current requirements.
.ment. fee where a compromise between Dean William Hays said last
By LORNA CHEROT , the two figures has been reachedDa ila Hy adls
Tenants who have been granted . night that the new degree, if ap-
The Executive Committee of the E ri~e This is the course Fleming said'00ngtta h nwdgei p
possession by the court cannot be Ie d7T proved by the Regents, will be-
Sociology Department abruptly sued for eviction under the lease this year. He said that when the enccome operational in the fall, Heo
adjourhed a specially called meet- then operating. If back rent is not Senate bill comes out it will give also said the BGS degree would
ing 'Yesterday when 15 sociology ,paid after ten days, the landlord the University a good idea of the be open to all students who are
students tried to attendan sue for damages, but not for upper and 1 o w e r limits on the CHICAGO W) - Six thousand three policemen and four news- across from the project by firing now pursuig the BA degree.
eviction. state appropriations. Illinois National Guard troops men, were reported injured, in the air. All clothing was miss- The new degree has a 120-hour
The students presented the Miss Hertz charged Kloian had Then, he said, it will be possi- were ordered into Chicago last A police spokesman said 159 ing from a cleaners and a cash requirement, with at least 60
committee with a letter, endorsed ordered that oil not be delivered ble to make some estimate of the it and.a t Cfaonlper-persons were arrested in the dis- register lay in the street in front hours taken in courses at the 300
by the Sociology Student Union. to their apartment. However, Jay level of tuition that will be nec- night and a 7 p.ni curfew on per- orders, which broke out on the of a currency exchange. level or higher. There is a limit
a s | G. Huntington, head of Abbott essary. sons under 21 years was imposed eve of the first anniversary of the Grant Utterbach, a spokesman of 20 hours of courses in any one
Oil, testified that Kloian asked Fleming said he does not expect as authorities acted to stem an assassination of Dr. M a r t i n for the district police commander, department, with no provisions
dents be allowed to attend this him to stop oil delivery. the final appropriations b i ll to outbreak of looting, window Luther King Jr. said that after the police had for a major.
meeting and all others . . . in Kloian claimed Huntington mis- pass until June or July and ex- smashing and rock throwing by Sporadic sniper fire came early chased looters into the housing Tle i a m inimd of fhe
which issues involving them are iconstrued his statements and as- plained he would issue the esti- blacks in two areas of the city in the evening from a 20-story project, a smaller crowd came out The il b miewed by the
.. discussed and decided upon." serted he never said that o i 1mate of expected tuition because Mayor Richard J. Daley halted building in the Cabrini public again and tried to charge officers years.
However, no decision was made shoul not be delivered, he feels "some real responsibility" sales of firearms, ammunition and housing project on the Near North positioned along Division Street. Students are only required to
by the faculty, since a motion, Jack Becker, Kloian's attorney, to let students know in advance gasoline in portable containers. Side, and policeman Thomas The crowd was dispersed by tear get approval of their courses for
made by Prof. Ronald Freedman claimed the heating never stop- about possible increases in fees. I Sales of alcoholic beverages were Brennan was struck in the hand. gas, Utterbach said. -" the first year and thereafter
to adjourn was passed after the ped. The tenants countered that it In the past, University officials banned in areas hit by disturb- He received first aid at a hos- Guardsmen began moving oto "hall be encouraged to seek ad-
students entered and presented the would have within hours had they have said they are extremely hesi- ances. pital. the streets shortly after 7 p.m ic from the Coul mes
letter, not called Huntington themselves. See FLEMING, Page 7 Twenty-six persons, including Police broke up looting of stores Gen. Richard T. Dunn, the or from individual faculty mem-
--- --_____ _____ ___ - Guard commander, said his trosbr
The faculty had planned to dis- -~--__-- Gfordr--mmand--,s thStudents will be expected to
cuss what areas of decision mak- R TE ANTE carried live ammunition for ther choose a degree program by their
I PROTEST ANDL CO UNTER~-ROTEST-lsadcrbns hos ere rgamb hi
ing the faculty "consider to be itsM- sophomore year, although they
particular competence, and what ~-sDunn toured both disturbance ill be allowed to change later.
areas does it consider open or Th areas, then told newsmen that the The restructured Bachelor of
sharing with students" !"la. .of am encourlackof widespread arson was an Science degree was proposed by
The students remained so they io"I am encouraged by the situ a generas
could speak informally with the tion that prevails at the moment" See NEW DEGREE, Page 7
faculty and discuss the problem 9 DETROIT (M-More than 1,000 youths, day at police headquarters, set up court and men on duty Saturday night radioed that he said.
of open meetings, but only two mostly blacks, marched through downtown released between 15 and 18 of the prisoners they were checking a group of blacks they "As a precautionary measure i
professors stayed. Detroit in a show of support for Recorder's under a writ of habeas corpus. saw carrying rifles. and after recommendation of the Police teargas
The faculty had planned to dis- Court Judge George W. Crockett. At the Crockett admitted he possibly was plow- Arriving reinforcements found one police- superintendent of police I asked
cuss the matter of student par- same time some 500 off-duty policemen ing unfurrowed judicial ground when he man dead with seven wounds in the head the governor to make the National Flint blacks
ticipation in decision making. It staged a counter-demonstration denouncing held that prisoners are entitled to an at- and chest and another seriously wounded. Guard available to Chicago,"
was scheduled as the second item the judge. torney before being given nitrate tests to olice, who said they were being fired Daley said in a one-page state-
Crockett was criticized for ordering the determine if they had fired weapons. on fiom the church where a meeting of meprficeh yesterday in dispersing a group o
Mebes f hefauly old te epofficeewAria adben eyes0 oteinsper igagopo f t
Members of the faculty could release of prisoners taken in a church after "It was my thinking-I may be wrong-- the Republc of New Africa had been held, Earlier in the day, disorders 40 Northwestern High School stu-
not be reached for comment, and a shootout in which a police officer was but it as my thinking that the making charged into the building and fired shots. broke out in high schools in pre- dents milling about the school
those reached refused to comment. slain. Crockett defended his action as "legal, of nitrate tests is a critical stage of the Four persons inside suffered minor wounds dominantly Negro neighborhoods. following an authorized gathering
Robert Grobe'+ '70."onie ofthe-etin the school's stadium.
a,, one f th " ,,, -",;~~ w and one suffered a broken leg. At Crane High School, followingmth

Ity established a Bachelor of
at a special meeting yesterday.
language or distribution re-'
to departmental concentration,
e faculty rejected a proposal
cience (BS) degree so that it
who take 120 hours of courses
centration requirements only.,
Board -
Federal Reserve Board aimed
a one-two punch at inflation'
yesterday. It ordered banks to
curb their lending by holding
greater reserves and it boost-
ed from 5%/2 to 6 per cent the
interest it charges on its loans
to member banks.
The discount rate hike will be
effective today in all parts of the
iation except New England but
banks will have until April 17 to
prepare for the higher reserve
requirements - much stronger
economic restrictions.
Designed to' make borrowing
more expensive and thus restrict
the amount of lending in the na-
tion, the two-pronged action was
described tersely by the board as
"a further move against infla-
While the jump in the discount
rate to 6 per cent brought it to a
10-year high, the action will have
less impact on lending than the
change in reserve requirements.
These were boosted one-half of
one per cent on- demand deposits
- primarily checking accounts --
to a top rate of 17% per cent for
the largest banks.
Requiring a bank to hold a
greater share of its demand de-
posits in the form of cash means
it cannot lend as much as form-
Thus, the surface result of
boosting the reserve requirements
will be to force nearly 6;000 na-
tional banks in the Federal Re-
serve system to let $650 million
of their funds lie idle. But the in-
direct, and more significant effect
will be to kill potential loans
amounting to far more, possibly
in excess of $3 billion.
That the Fedei'al Reserve would
raise the discount rate was a fore-
gone conclusion after New York
banks moved March 17 to increase
the "prime r'ate"-the interest
rate they charge on loans to their
major borrowers with the best
credit standing-from 7 to 72 per


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students, speculated on why the
faculty left so suddenly. Grobe

proper and moral.
Crockett, a black. made his remarks at a
11®ar i nf ron n n it- n nwr~ti ,,,ti - , _n t

prosecution," Crockett said, explaining why
he released nine men police said had fired
_von nn,

The State Judicial Tenure Commission
has indicated it will investigate complaints

the King memorial services,pupils
threw chairs. Some went outside!'

STherally took place early yes-
terday when about 200 Negro stu-

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