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Vol. LXXIX, No. 90
Ann Arbor, Michigan-Friday, January 17, 1969
PARIS 0 - The United States and North Vietnam an-
nounced yesterday the breakthrough on the debate over the
conference table, eight months after they first met in Paris;
to begin talks on ways to get peace negotiations going.
p In that time, about 8,000 Americans have been killed in
With a long procedural deadlo'ck broken, the Vietnam
peace ;talks will resume tomorrow, two days before President
Johnson leaves office.
Ambassador W. Averell Harriman, who retires as head of
the U.S. delegation Sunday, said the solution was a victory
for neither side - the United States and South Vietnam on
one side and North Vietnam and the Viet Cong's National
'-i Liberation Front on the other.
The delegations will sit down at
an unmarked round table, as
C North Vietnam demanded. But at
each side will be a rectangular
table for secretaries, satisfying
' South Vietnam's demands for the
SG C pl n appearance of a two-sided con-
"It was not a compromise,"
Harriman declared, "But just a
decision that all could agree to,
satisfactory to all the participants
By ROBERT KRAFTOWITZ of the conference."
Off ic ial approval.
By MARK LEVIN
Outgoing Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare
Wilbur Cohen will become the new dean of the education
school effective June 30, high administration sources con-
The Regents are expected to approve the appointment
at their meeting today.
Cohen was unavailable for comment last night.
Cohen was professor of public welfare administration in
the University's social work school from 1956-61.
The Daily reported Sunday that Cohen had been offered
a number of positions including dean of the education school,
where he will replace retiring ~~~~~
Dean Willard C. Olson.
Cohen reportedly placed twocis c eeicliants
conditions on his acceptance ofIVU.
Student Government Council
voted last night to co-sponsor conference could move quickly to
with Radical Caucus a mass meet-, talks on the substance of p e a c e',
wit Rdial auusa mssmet-possibly by the time Ambassador ' =
ing to discuss tactics for opposing I Henry Cabot Lodge arrives to suc-
language and distribution require- ceedrhim within 10days.
Similar sentiments were ex-
t etedmeetin Radical Cucus' pressed in Washington, but Presi- Law Prof. L. Har
is expected to propose a "disrup- dent Johnson emphasized "We
tive sit-in" in the office of Dean must be clear and firm pursuing
William Hays of the literary col- with our allies the limited b u t'
lege. ms vital objectives we seek in South-
scheduled for Jan. 27. According President-elect Nixon pledged in
to Eric Chester, Grad, of t h e Key Biscayne, Fla., that his ad- By GEORGE MILLER
Radical Caucus, the sit-in, if ap- ministration would pursue the The Regents will vote today on
proved, would be slated for the peace talks "with energy and pur- a proposal to abolish the man-
ng day. pose." datory residence requirement in
Council passed the motion over In Saigon, U.S. Ambassador University dormitories for sopho-
limited dissent. Ellsworth Bunker predicted in a more women and freshmen.
However, the major objection speech to the American Chai- Prof. Frank X. Braun of the
to the motion centered on an SGC ber of Commerce that the Paris German department, representing
rule which bars Council from par- negotiations will be "long, tough, the Board of Governors of Resi-
ticipating in an official capacity complex and arduous." dence Halls, recommended yester-
in any disruptive action. Foreign Minister Tran Chanh day to the Regents at an open
At large member Roger Keats hearing that they maintain the
felt that by co-sponsoring the See PICTURE, page 6 freshman requirement.
meeting without the intention of Earlier yesterday, the Board of
participating in the sit-in. SGC Governors continued its support
was "lying to itself." Thanh of South Vietnam told re- of mandatory freshman residency
"We know the students won't porters in Saigon the talks would at its monthly meeting. It had up-
like it," Keats commented. "SGC be two-sided afd would not give held the requirement last Sep-
is giving the money so that Rad- recognition to the NLF. tember.
Ical Caucus can do the dirty work Thanh saw hard fighting ahead,j
leaving us clean in student eyes." despite the agreement, saying:
However, Executive Vice-Presi-,"The Communists have always1
dent Bob Neff, sponsor of the mo- wanted to talk while fighting and
tion, explained that the main pur- fight while talking."
pose ,of the meeting was to ascer- The agreement worked out by;
ain student opinion on methods the deputy leaders of the U.S. el ed_11Iled
for fighting the requirments. and North Vietnamese delega-
t Wright speaks before the Regents at their open meetingyesterdayI.
Sconsider dorm policies
-That he be provided with two
top level assistants who would re-
lieve him of some of his adminis-
-That the Regents commit a
substantial increase in appropriaosfreuain chlp-
titoreucto s oolpo
It is unclear what concessions
the Regents actually made to per-
suade Cohen to accept the ap-
pointment. Cohen apparently was
not the first choice of the student-
faculty committee which has been
searching for a new dean since
The search committee submit-
ted a list of five candidates to
President Fleming in December. It
is not known whether Cohen's
name was one of the five.
However, when the committee
narrowed a field of candidates,
down to 30 in September, Cohen's 1
The board recommended last atmosphere of the classroom; and
October that the requirement be,
eliminated for sophomore woien'
and the Regents are expected to
approve that recommendation.
Braun told the Regents there
were four advantages "which the
the "socialization process"
which mixes groups fromrdiffer-
ent backgrounds and counteracts
'the "parochial attitudes" of stu-
'f off-campus housing to all stu-
idents acids one broader alterna-
ive to the housing situation, as
Floes granting students decision-
making power concerning visita-
'Uion, hours, and dress regulations."
Steve Schwartz, Grad, a mem-
bet- of Mrs. Newell's operating.
committee. told the Regents. the
issue was not "socialization",. but
independence." He warned, "the
student would miss" if he did not Students from the Student
enter a residence hall in his fresh- Housing Association iSHA ), the
man year: Student Advisory Committee on
0 an orientation to the univer- 'Housing, the operating committee
"Since SGC has clearly identi- Hain Lu
fied itself with the movement to i HaVan Lau,
abolish language and distribution stick to its o
requirements," he continued, " sided or four
feel it is important that we dis- Harriman er
cuss our position with as many always consi
students as possible and arrive conference. W
at a tactical decision as to future we did not ex
action." Meanwhile, w
In other action, SGC voted to business."
urge professors and instructors Harriman
to dismiss noon classes Monday dent-elect Nix
so that students can watch Presi- be available
dent-elect Nixon's inaugural ad- connection
dress. peace talks.
R. Vance and Col.
allows each side to
wn interpretation of
conference is t w o-
mphasized: "We will
der it a two-sided
'e did not give in and
pect them to give in.
e can get on and do'
By PHILIP BLOCK
The Regents will vote today
whether to pass the Wright Com-
mittee Report on Communications
Media following yesterday's open
The Regents have three alter-
natives before them: To accept
the report in its entirety, to
adopt an alternative plan pre-
disclosed that Presi- sented by the administration
:on has asked him to which includes a study of the
for consultations in feasibility of Daily independence,
with the enlarged 'or to adopt a Senate Assembly
version of the Wright report.
sity community; to the Acting Vice President for paternalism must stop. The aboli- name was not listed. The commit-
! the counseling service, which, +Student Affairs, and the rent tion of the residency requirement tee reserved the option of reopen-
the said, provides students with 'strike steering committee all spoke 'is the last step in the first stage ing the list of candidates.
needed aid in a"crucial" year 'in favor of the idea of voluntary of student involvement in Uni- Cohenihas had a long career of
neededsdencaid frinmea ;government service culminating
for them; 'dorm residence for freshmen. versity affairs.'
0 the informal academic at-,' Sherry Meyer, '69, speaking for Mark Schreiber of SHA en with his appointment in 1967 as
MarkScheibr ofSHAen-HEW secretary.
mosphere the dormitory provides 'the student advisory committee, dorsed the concept of voluntary Cohen joined the Kennedy ad-
in contrast to the rigid academic 'told the Regents, 'The extension 'dorm residence but warned the ministration as assistant HEW
'Regents they were not meeting secretary in 1961. President John-
'.heir obligations in the off-cam- son promoted him to undersecre-
ations moeia v te 'pus housing market. tary in 1965.
"The University's role will de- A graduate of the University of
termine the quality and quantity Wisconsin, Cohen served as assist-
of off-campus housing," he said. ant to the executive director of
fo r tod ay s session "We feel it is a right and not President Franklin Roosevelt's
s/ a privelege acquired after a year Committee on Economic Security
i which .drafted the original Social
Prof. L. Hart Wright of the Law duction cost of the insert would be of dorm living. The University Security Act of 1934
School presented the committee's paid by the University. should dop t re tin and
should look into protecting the '
opinion that The Daily should Another change would be the student in the housing market"
present the perspectives of the alteration of the system by which !f;':si.
three main segments of the Uni- Daily senior editors are selected. Schreiber said.
versity community: The adminis- Presently the editors are selected David Shapiro, Grad, represent-
'tration, faculty, and students. by the out-going senior editors ing the Ann Arbor Tenants' Union
The implementation of this with the approval of the Board in steering committee, elaborated on
goal, Wright said, could be Control of Student Publications. what the union feels the Univer-
achieved through several changes. The new manner of selection sity's role should be. He asked the
One change would be the addition would have the board appoint the Uiversit eproasere tisupportive i
top three senior editors and these r net
of an insert t$ the Daily, "reflect- three would appoint the remain- He specifically requested that
ing the views of the faculty and ing editors. The administration's the University:
of the administration." The pro- alternate plan will give the out- - insist the mortgage obliga- .,?
going seniors , final control over tions of local apartment owners
editorial appointments and make to the University be maintained;
financial questions the board's - build low-income housing, "$
main concern. and
* Prof. Luke Cooperrider of the - refrain from giving financ
Law School, chairman of the board |ial aid to any landlords d u r i n g
and Daily Editor - Mark Levin the duration of the strike.
voiced support of the Senate As- Jack Myers; president of IHA,
sembly version of the Wright re-, was the only student to speak in
Traxler, but was not reported port, which allows the Daily to favor of the requirement. "The.
oujfcomte name its own editors. issue," hs said, "is the exper-
out of committee. naeisfn dtrience of the freshmen in the resi-
The Traxler proposal would Speaking on behalf of the board, ience halls. I feel the vast major-
have granted up to $150 for Cooperrider said, the best chance
non-public high school students which a board of this kind has of pt th frem ement " lbur Cohen
and $75 for elementary school h pflue ing tha constru nce o
students. lies in its ability to gain the con- F i ssU
"Last year's effort was mere- fidence of the staff, and thereby F ive a i1forn ia, r e e
ly a move to bring the issue to Ito gain a hearing for its criticism 4 I1 ~ I L II .U~ l:
the public awareness," R y a n and counsel, hoping that it can
said. in this way help to shape the's
Since last August, the spec- newspaper's goals and influence OSS1 ) e
ial committee has been conduct- the staff to take pride in main- plo
ing hearings across the state to taining high standards."
gather opinions on five propos- Wright's presentation empha- Special To The Daily ;public utility transportation and
By JIM NEUBACHER
Representatives of at least two
of the five major Ann Arbor book-
stores have begun planning for
strategy meeting concerning their
relationship with the Student
Book Service (SBS), The Daily
learned last night.
The meeting is apparently a
response to a petition drive begun
by prgfessors and instructors in
the economics department.
Signers of the petition, who now
number more than twenty, have
pledged to order texts only from
SBS until it is admitted to the
Textbook Reporting Service.
Currently the service is used
by Follett's, Wahr's, Ulrich's,
Slater's and Overbeck's. SBS man-
ager Ned Shure claims he has
been excluded from the group.
In addition, The Daily learned
yesterday the Textbook Reporting
Service is managed and maintain-
ed by the five stores through Don-
ald Brown, an employe of Ul-
Evidence of this relationship
-a bulk-rate, first class, busi-
ness reply mailing permit issued
by the Ann Arbor Post Office to
the Textbook Reporting Service
in the name of "D. Brown," and
Ulrich's Bookstore. The permit,
number 1094, was issued in 1960
and has been maintained con-
tinuously ever since, according to
-a copy of the forms used by
the Textbook Reporting Service
listing an Ann Arbor Post Office
box, as the return address, and
listing the beneficiaries of the
service as five previously listed
Fred Ulrich, owner of Ulrich's
Bookstore, told The Daily Wednes-
day the service was independent.
"I don't know any more about
it than the other people involved,"-
he had said. "The bookstores
themselves are not in c'harge of
However, Ulrich, late Wednes-
day night modified his position,
and said then he was uncertain
about the organizational status of
See BOOKSTORES, Page 10
By LESLIE WAYNE
A special Senate-House com-
mittee on education has recon-
mended that non-public schools
should receive state funds for
"all secular educational serv-
Although specific legislation
has not been proposed, the re-
commendation is expected to
serve as the basis of a Paro-
m* chiadBill to be introduced next
month by committee member
Rep. Robert Traxler, (D-Bay
"Should this proposal be
brought before the Legislature,
I expect it will pass both the
House and the Senate, but I
cannot predict the exact form
it will take," said Rep. Wil-
liam Ryan (D-Detroit). House
speaker and an early proponent
Under terms of the proposal,
state funds would be paid to
"With the critical financial
situation in our public schools,
we should be concerned more
with public school refinancing
than in expending additional
funds," said Mrs. HarrietnPhil-
lips, chairman of Citizens to
Aid Public Education (CAPE).
Committee member Sen. Cole-
man Young (D-Detroit) s a i d
"There is no question we don't
have any money to support this
program. Right now, we need a
massive amount just to keep the
public schools open."
The committee's recom-
mendation did not propose any
specific taxation scheme. How-
ever, Traxler and Sen. An-
thony Stamm (R-Kalamazoo),
who headed the special com-
mittee, said the primary source
of funds may be an anticipated
demies would probably be ex-
cluded under the regulation, he
Proponents of the measure say
unless it is passed, many non-
public schools will be forced to
close their doors and put their
students into state-supported
Supporters and opponents al-
so differ over the interpretation
of the Constitutional guarantees
of a state supported education
system and against appropria-
tions for religion.
"The use of public funds for
any purpose in non-public
schools is entirely unconstitu-
tional," Mrs. Phillips said. "And
we intend to let the governor
and our representatives know
how we feel on the issue."
Should the measure be ap-
proved by the Legislature, Emil
M27,ev Michign n irpeo~r of+th
' Regent Ed Carter is president of
- contracts with non-public
schools, which in effect, would
purchase non-religious instruc-
- partial pay of teachers in-
volved in such instruction;
- a state income tax credit
for parents of non-public stu-
sized what he termed "the large BERKELEY, Calif.-Five Uni.. other corporations. Broadway Hale and is on the
issue" which the committee was versity of California regents may A special committee of the stu- board of directors of four other
asked to study: "What are the be in conflict of interest, accord- dent senate which studied the California-based companies. He
mass-communication ne e ds on on oa f$16mlini
this complexcampus and how best ing to information released by the portfolio figures found that many owns a total of $11.6 milon in
can theyplbxe mmt?"andrightbssid president of the Berkeley chapter of the investments were centered stock. Edwln Pauly I chiairman of
can they be met?'' Wright said jof the Associated Students Organ- in industries producing war-re- the board at Paul Petroleum and
that the people in opposition to ization, Charles'Palmer. laced materials. is on the board of directors at
his committee's proposals were Western Airlines. His stock hold-
more interested in the narrower Palmer produced copies of the Palmer's statement blasted the ings are $105.3 million.
issue of "Who should appoint the university's 1967-68 investment regents for not investing ' the Regent William Roth sits on
a . n - n nthe rE'cnft hae mnnev in rehilding ghetto areas. .mn anrdC of dire and holds