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Thursday, April 10, 1969
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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-10 P.M. TONIGHT
802 MONROE (Basement)
Come talk about non-co-operation-with the
draft, women's liberation, etc.
Resistance is planning a
Day of Non-co-operation
TH URS, APRIL 17th
"Wildly raffish, slapstick
and satire"-N.Y Times
FRIDAY and SATURDAY, 7-9 P.M.
Aud. A, Angell 75c
By BOB FUSFELD Rex Houser, speaker for the
The Ann Arbor School Board Ann Arbor High School Student
met with opposition last night as Union, explained "Our goal is the - - - ---- -
a large number of Pioneer High creation of a more just and less
School students protested the oppressive society."
board policy regarding distribution Houser was one of the eleven B Oat
of literature on school property. students who were suspended last
A crowd of 125 witnessed the week following a protest after an-
school board "public briefing ses- other student was suspended for
sion" at which several students distributing "unauthorized liter- to c t
expressed their disagreement with! ature." -
the policy. School regulations "The real issue at stake is
pace stricmtlimitatioh cnth whether awe can institute innova-
types of material which can be tive methods and creative solu-rebelsJI
distributed in the high school. tions to thereal problems of the
high school," said Bob Wittes, a By RUSS GARLAND
"*! former student at the high school.
Bi n e ss Several students questioned the. Director of University Hous
legal right of the school board to ing John Feldkamp yesterday
regulate what they termed their expressed sympathy for the
a iconstitutional rights of freedom of complaints of, 32 secessionist
aX cred it press and speech. Van Tyne Hpuse students and
Joseph Julin,}President of the suggested they bring their
school board said, "We are author- the Board of
ized to institute these restrictions ps s
by state law." IGovernors of the Residence
W. Scott Westermann, superin- Halls.
WASHINGTON (M-The invest- tendent of schools added "We have The students, who have at-
ment credit, a business stimulant the responsibility of maintaining a tempted to withdraw from their
counted as a triumph by Presi- suitable climate for learning in house government because it is
dent John F. Kennedy, is under the schools." "unnecessary," said they will
heavy fire from Democrats and According to several students, bring a proposal before today's
labor unions. there will be a massive demonstra- regular monthly meeting of the
Meanw,~hile business spokesmen tion at the high school this Mon- board.
who predominantly opposed the day when school reopens after "I feel the complaints of the
measure when Kennedy pushed for spring break, to protest the sus- secessionists represent a large
it in 1962 now appear to want pensions. number of students," said Feld-
its continuation-as does the Pam Baker, a student at the kamp. "I told them to put their
Republican administration of Pres- high school commented that there proposals in writing and bring
ident Nixon. are other serious problems at the them before the board."
The House Democratic Caucus school which deserve immediate Today's board meeting will be
will be asked next Wednesday to action by the school board. She held at 1:30 p.m. in Markley Hall,
go on record in favor of repealing recommended the establishment of where Van Tyne House is located.
the credit, a committee to deal with solutions Secessionist student leaders said
Rep. Charles A. Vanik of Ohio, to these problems. they hope to have all 32 students
a member of the tax-writing Ways - ;present
and Means Committee, advised The 32 students announced
his colleagues he will offer such 0a their secession from the house
a resolution. government about a month ago.
The credit enables a busi7 ssa They have argued that the gov-
firm to recapture aportion-seven wich they had been
per cent for most businesses-of els eforced to join - is not necessary
its investment in equipment for the welfare of the students.
through a straight tax deduction. EAST LANSING UP) - A Navy Rather, they have argued, the
Kennedy, taking office at the #vtrnwosys ei gis
trough of a recession and prom- veteran who says he is against basic unit of dormitory govern-
ising to get the country moving tepn naed new tdn orin-chie ment should be the corridor. They
again, made the investment credit of the State News, the Michigan have proposed that each corridor
one of his first economic recom o State Nes, the M ehia elect representatives to an execu-
menatins.State University student news- tive council which would "apply
It was advanced not only as a paper. policies set by the residents," and
direct stimulus, but with the aigu- James Crate, 27, a sophomore to a judicial council which would
ment that U.S. production plants and transfer from the University resolve inter-corridor disputes. t
had slipped toward obsolescence, of Wisconsin, was named to head Under this plan, discipline with-
while Europe, having to rebumldthe newspaper for the 1969-70 in each corridor would be left to
after World War II, was enjoying major ad Ho of a Canaisa the residents of that corridor, t
the productivity of modernequip- major n of a Canadian air "A strengthenedstudent gov-
ment and the competitive adva nt- 1enetgaddb h rni
ages that go with it. Student editors of the news-
--, les of participatory demhocracy is
nws to day
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Former EOC Chairman Clifford Alexande
L. Alexander Jr. resigned as
chief of the Equal Opportunity
Employment commission yes-
terday with a blast at the
Alexander, a 35-year-old Har-
vard-educated black and a dem-
ocrat, said the conclusion is in-
escapable that vigorous efforts
ko enforce the law on employment
discrimination "are not among the
goals of this administration."
"It is my sincere hope," Alex-
ander said in a letter to Presi-
'dent Nixon, "that you will pub-
licly dispel these ever increasing
Nixon's press secretary, Ronald
L. Ziegler, said, "The President
has, I think, made it very clear
the administration intends to en-
force the law in this area." Ziegler
said the record will bear him out
and added "the entire direction
and thrust of this administration
has been positive" in the field of
Alexander said his resignation
r as chairman of the Equal Em-
- ployment Opportunity Commission
will take effect May 1, unless
Nixon wants it sooner. He said
he intends to fill out the remain-
ing three years of his term as a
regular member on the commis-
sion, which was created by the
1964 Civil Rights Act.
Alexander tangled with Sen.
Everett M. Dirksen, (R-I1), last
month when Dirksen told him
during a Senate hearing that
ons "harassment" of private business
i- men must stop "or I am going to
the highest authority in this gov-
ernment and get somebody fired."
The White House said the next
e Em- morning that Alexander would be
Nixon's replacement for Alex-
begin ander is William H. Brown, 'a
Philadelphia black who was nomi-
nated for membership on the five-
:anada member board last year by Presi-
Later dent Lyndon B. Johnson.
s with Congress adjourned without
acting on Brown's nomination,
but Nixon resubmitted it after he
vials took office.
is. There had been published re-
ports, evenbeforenAlexander's en-
,ende counter with Dirksen, that Nixon
and would name Brown to the chair-
re let Alexander said at a news con-
proper ference announcing his resigna-
ir job tion as chairman that Dirksen had
threatened to have him fired for
gainst "vigorous enforcement" of Pon-
South discrimination in employment.
At his vacation home in De-
n the bary, Fla., Dirksen declined to
comment on Alexander's resigna-
tion, saying "Why should I?"
Dirksen's criticism at a March
ow- 127 hearing of the Senate Judiciary
Committee's subcommittee on ad-
nment ministrative practices and proce-
dures was not limited to Alexander
mbers but encompassed as well the meth-
,and ods of the Labor Department's
Office of Federal Contract Com-
pliance and other agencies en-
stop- gaged in enforcing nondiscrimi-
local nation in employment.
s over In resigning, Alexander said he
was victim of "a crippling lack
of administration support."
by Thbe Associated Press and College Press Service
COMMUNIST CHINA has agreed to full-scale negotiati
with Canada over the question of diplomatic recognition,
formants said yesterday.
Sources speculated the talks could begin next month.
In response to Canadian invitation, officials of the Chinese
bassy said on Feb. 21 in Stockholm they would seek instructions
Peking regarding a time and site for the main talks.
The Chinese are believed to have said they are willing to
talks without delay.
Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau announced last year C
would seek a diplomatic exchange with Communist China.
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Early in 1966, on the recomn- ,paper previously had been criti-
mendation of President Lyndon cized by the administration and
B. Johnson, Congress moved on by legislators for the printing of
several fronts to damp the econ- four letter word obscenities in the
omy. One measure suspended the newspaper.
investment credit through Dec. 31a "For the future, I doubt if I
1967. '' will ever print a word classified
The Federal Reserve also step- I as obscene," Crate said. "I am not
ped on the monetary brakes. an advocate of printing obsceni-
The combined effect produced ties as society sees them on any
nervousness about a possible re- page of the newspaper."
cession and Congress restored the Crate was selected from a slate
investment credit as of March 9, ; of eight candidates by the advisory
1967. I board to the newspaper,
E.17r- MICH IGAM
Cliff Rolertson as CHARLY
all ythatwe-ask," said secessionist statements indicate the government is willing to forgo relations
leader John Werbe, '72. Nationalist China in order to, achieve this recognition.
Under present board of gover- *
nors regulations, all dormitory THE NAACP charged several Nixon administration offic
residents must join their house with failure to enforce federal job discrimination regulation
governments.,- The NAACP Legal Defense Fund filed charges against D
Feldkamp said he does not feel Secretary Melvin Laird, Secretary of Labor George Schultz
the issue can be resolved before Deputy Secretary of Defense David Packard.
next fall because of the lack of
time remaining this semester and The suit charged that $9.4 million in defense contracts we
because next year's dormitory con- to three Southern textile companies without first getting p
tracts-which include a provision assurance that the firms would comply with laws requiring fa
for required house government treatment of blacks.
membership - have already been MEANWHILE, the justice department has filed suit ag
printed. Cannon Mills Co., operator of 16 factories in North and
The secessionists had also filed Carolina for violating federal job discrimination regulations.
for a hearing before the Central Cannon Mills C'5. s not one of the companies mentioned
Student Judiciary (CSJ). suit.ng
last night, CSJ members decided NAACP suit.
they would consider the case only
if the students submitted a more THE RULING JUNTA OF ROME resigned yesterday, thr
detailed account of their griev- ing the city into deeper political and financial trouble.
ances, the method in which their The resignation raised the prospect that the Italian govern
grievances were handled by judi- itself may take over the administration of Rome.
ciaries in Markley, and their rea- The resignation of the junta was handed in because the me
son why they felt the Van Tyne of the three ruling parties-Christian democrats, Socialists
judiciary did not handle their case Republicans-were unable to agree on policies.
If the additional information is Rome's government has come under fire for frequent water
received soon, the CSJ will decide pages, the city's chaotic traffic situation, the dilapidated state o
at a special meeting next Monday parks and the inefficiency of many of it's services. The city is
whether or not to consider the full $2 million in debt.
case. (Continued on Page 7)
WHAT'S BOTHERING YOUI MRS. CAMPBELL, BABY.'
What rat left you in Italy with a beautiful bouncing souvenir?
Why have three G.l.'s sent you money all these years?
What happens when they all return to sunny San Forino expecting to see your daughter?
What happens when their wives find out?
When your daughter finds out?
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