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Seventy-Six Years of Editorial Freedom
VOL. LXXVII, No. 158 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, TUESDAY, MAY 23, 1967 SEVEN CENTS

SIX PAGES

FELDKAMP NOTES:
'U' Residence Hall System

Ten

Local

Demonstrators

To House More S

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By WALTER SHAPIRO Hall. Of these, he estimated that
The size of the {University's res- close to 90 per cent will have
idence hall system is expanding most of their classes on the cen-
by almost 20 per cent next fall tral campus.
and the effects of this change However, Feldkamp indicated
will be significant. that this would not present a ser-
Part of one of the new dormii- ious problem to new freshmen..He
tories, Bursley Hall on -North pointed out that the central cam-
Campus, will not be finished by pus was more accessible from
the time classes open in Septem- Bursley by bus than from Mark-
ber. And as a result, according to ley Hall on foot. He also said that
John Feldkamp, director of Uni- the experience of .Michigan State
versity housing, over 300 men will University with widely separated
spend the first month of classes dormitories had been excellent.
housed in converted rooms irn East, Feldkamp admitted that to the1

tudents
600, an increase of 1800 over list
year. While Feldkamp was quite
optimistic about filling the resi-
dence halls next year, he indi-
cated that the occupancy rate de-
pended largely upon the unknown
behavior of upperclassmen. trans-
fer stdents and graduate stu-
dents
University registrar Edward G.
Groesbeck said yesterday that ap-
proximately 4300 freshmen will
enter the University next fall. Ex-
cept for local residents living at
home, and a few exceptional cases,

sted

at

Toledo

West and South Quadrangles.
Feldkamp indicated that it was
conceivable that even more of
Bursley Hall may not be complet-
ed in time. But he said that no
plans for such an emergency have,
been made at this time.
Feldkamp also said it was defi-
nite that approximately 500 fresh-
men will be assigned to Bursley

best of his knowledge, no specific these freshmen are required by
study had been taken by the University rules to live in dormi-
University as to the possible ef- tories.
fects on incoming freshmen of In addition, Feldkamp said that
living away from the central cam- by the middle of April 3300 stu-
pus. . dents on campus last semester in-
Tht pins of RtBca Tal H lirirlarcr t liv id irar

ie uoenang of ursaey tan
and Vera Baits II on North Cam-
pus this fall will bring the capaci-
ty of the dormitory system to 9,-!

NEWS WIRE
Late World News
By The Associated Press
CAIRO-President Gamal Abdel Nasser announced yesterday
closure of the Gulf of Aqaba tc Israeli shipping and said: "The
Israeli flag will not pass in the gulf in front of our forces now
stationed in Sharm el Sheikh." In a speech during a visit to a
frontline Egyptian airbase in the Sinai Desert Nasser said that
even non-Israeli ships carrying strategic articles to Israel will
be barred. Nasser said Egypt now is applying the same regula-
tions that were in force before the 1956 Suez war.
DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. last night denied a
charge that a peace movement he began last month is influenced
by Communists. And he lashed out at what he called "'McCarthy-
ism tactics" of his accusers.
King, reached during a quarterly retreat of his Southern
Christian Leadership' Conference staff members, replied to a
paper against extremism issued by Freedom House last Saturday.
The position paper, which supported President Johnson and
the fight against "Communist aggression against South Viet-
nam," attacked Kin'g for lending his "mantle of respectability" to
a peace movement. The paper said the movement contained
"well-known Communist allies and luminaries of the hate-
America left."
MICHIGAN DRAFT BOARDS yesterday were ordered to
deliver 1,167 men for induction into the Army in July from reg-
ular registrants, along with 120 men formerly classified for lim-
ited service only.j
The former limited service registrants now are acceptable
under lower standards established by the Defense Department.
This makes the total for the month 1827-the highest of the
eyar. The state's draft call figures haveshown a steady rise since
the first of the year.
Col. Arthur Holmes, state Selective Service director, said
another 7,500 registrants will be ordered for preinduction physical
examinations in July.
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catedaaaesire to lve in resa ence
halls next year. The vast majority
of these students lived in dormi-
tories last year and chose to re-
turn.
This means that approximately
7500 students have revealed their
intention to live in residence halls
next fall.
Next Year's Budget
However, Feldkamp indicated
that the dormitory system is budg-
eted for next year on the basis
of an anticipated vacancy rate of
2% per cent. This compares with
an occupancy rate of nearly 100
per cent during the 1966-67 aca-
demic year. A vacancy rate of 2i/2
per cent would mean that approx-
imately 9300 students would be liv-
ing in University residence halls.
To achieve a 2/2 per cent vac-
ancy rate, it would be necessary
for 1800 upperclassmen, transfer
and graduate students to live in
residence halls next year.
Feldkamp said that it was dif-
ficult to assess the behavior of
these students since the academic
year 1967-68 is the first time that
graduate students and upperclass-
men will be encouraged to enter
the dormitory system. He pointed
to many requests by upperclass-
men and graduate students for
space in the residence halls which
were unable to be filled in the
past as evidence for his belief that
at least 1800 of these students will
choose to live in dormitories next
year.

RallIy
Mock Battle
Disrupted At
Military Fete
Seven Found Guilty,
Pay $25 Fines for
Disturbing the Peact.
By MARK LEVIN
and STEPHEN FIRSHEIN
Co-Editor
Special To The Daily
TOLEDO-Ten Ann Arbor res-
idents were arraigned yesterday
morning in Toledo Municipal
Court on charges of distributing
the peace at an Armed Forces Day
Rally here held on Sunday.
Seven of the proteseters were
found guilty and fined $25 each,
while three of the group were held
over for hearings later this month.
Simulated Maneuver
The demonstrators were arrested
at Detwiler Marsh in Toledo where
they had strewn themselves on the
ground to protest a segment of the
program which simulated a field
maneuver of American troops tak-
ing over, a mock Vietnamese vil-
lage.
Seven demonstrators were iden-
tified as members of Voice political
party.
The event was part of city's
Annual Armed Forces Day cele-
brations sponsored by the Cham-
ber of Commerce and local mil-
itary units. Toledo police, assisted
by military police present at the
scene, arrested ten persons includ-
ing seven University students, one
of whom was a Daily reporter cov.
ering the event.
Those found guilty and fined
were: Karen Daenzer, '70; Donald

-Daily-Thomas R. copi
AN AIR FORCE RESERVIST and Milton (Skip) Taube of Ann Ar bor argue near the reviewing stand at Sunday's Arned Forces
weekend ceremony in Toledo (left). Military Police and Coast Guar d Shore Police drag away protesters who walked onto Detwilei Marsh
shortly before the beginning of a simulated battle for a Vietnamese village, Operation Peace Power (upper right). The spectators look
on at the battle amidst the booming explosions of dynamite and bombs.
Kids,CopsSoldiersProtest
It AlPa rt of -th e SmLh o w,Folks'

Little Information
Feldkamp said that little hous-
ing information has as yet been
mailed to transfer and graduate
students. And as a result, it is

impossible to determine at this By DAVID BERSON
time whether the residence halls special To The Daily
will be at their predicted occu- TOLEDO, Ohio-It began gray
pancy rates. TLDOi-tbgnga
He indicated that at the present and cloudy and a bit too cool to be
time the only completely filled comfortable. But by noon the sun
residence halls are South Quad- had come out and the clouds dis-
rangle, Helen Newberry, and Betsy appeared. And people from Toledo
Barbour. He also said that mar- began to come to a place called
ried housing had been full since Detwiler Marsh to watch a cele-
the middle of January. bration on the final day of Armed
Feldkamp said that the policy Forces Weekend.

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of turning South Quadrangle into
a predominately upperclass dormi-
tory had caused it to become ap-;
proximately 85 per cent sopho-
mores and upperclassmen next!
fall.
DISMISSED IN '54:

Most of them arrived inside'
Police Park, which is adjacent to
the large treeless marsh. Some
came from church, others from
Saturday night. Almost all brought
children with them.

Faculty Member Who Refused to Answer
Claims Universities Still Fear Radical T

I ue parK was alsoti ing with caWleiluiy wireUd wih aynamiteI
;military reservists, army, coast charges and small cardboardc
guard, and marines who were un- shacks were being put in theirt
loading from large green, white- places.G
starred trucks. They were getting A small group of hippies from
ready for the major event of the Toledo had also arrived in a redi
celebration, a simulated field ma- panel truck and were parked
neuver of American troops taking across the road from the marsh1
over a mock Vietnamese village and the MP's, picking dandelionsr
from mock Viet Cong guerillas, and listening to records on ac
While the kids played tag and transistor stereo. The day before
catch and the soldiers got their they had come to Ann Arbor try-
instructions in the park, pot-bel- ing to get people to come to a
lied military police straddled the love-in at the marsh.9
south edge of the marsh, chatting -About 20 Ann Arbor people didX
and chuckling with each other. come, but not for a love-in. They2
Behind them the marsh was being came to disrupt the maneuver, tor
-defend the village.''
Both the hippies and the activ-N
ists expected reinforcements from
Detroit which never came. And sol
the activists got together in theX
park and began passing out liter-
ature to Toledo cops, the soldiers,a
and the families, denouncing the
war. They offered politely and the
soldiers chuckled some more, po-
h ou gh t litely refused, and went about
carrying out their instructions.
tion to regard socialism as a dirty AiBlue-Eyed Marineer
word,"Davis continues. sAgthin,dblueeyd marine rrv
word" Dais cntines.ist guided a truck into the middle
Davis explained that the de- of the park where the activists
fenses of academic freedom in were centered. "You just stay right
American universities "aren't fee- here," he told them, "we'll have
ble, but the impulse for enforcing a barber here real soon. Only cost
conformity is stronger in the U.S." you fifty cents."3
Davis seems to think that "it He turned to them and pointed.
is quite clear" that the Univer- "How many of you served in war?I
sity did not "learn its lesson." "I C'mon let's see hands." He raised'
think the AAUP, with all the good j his hands and motioned to the
work its done, must bear part of truck driver with a smile. "Let's
the responsibility for the fact that make sure we don't hurt these1
the University didn't learn its les- citizens. Take it easy now." I
son because the censure was re- Then the activists split up into,
moved without any attempt to two groups, one group moving past
find that the administration had a fat lady lying on her purse andt
learned a lesson. a blanket in the sun and some kidst
"The administration's reaction playing wiffle ball. The others went
to the firings was to institute a back to the road and the edge ofc
system of checking on potential the marsh, stopping to buy ice
staff members politically before cream and glaring at the MP's who
hiring them to avoid hiring an- were munching theirs.
other Nickerson or Davis. This is Big Horn Loudspeakers
a reversal of the demonstration The road was lined with cars
that they had learned a lesson." and families fnow, and there werec

It was twenty minutes after
one, ten minutes before "Opera-
tion Peace Power" was to begin,
and the activists began to move.
Six of them walked out slowly
into the marsh.
"Ralphie!" shouted an MP. And
Ralphie and four others quickly
ran out and got in front of the
defenders. The activists stopped
and satddown quietly. They were
quietly dragged back to the road.
A few moments later another
group, including a few of the hip-
pies, made a much more spirited
advance, galloping out into the
marsh, some tripping over the
thick' weeds. This time the MP's
were joined by Coast Guard men
and the people were dragged back
harshly, getting their clothes rip-
ped and stomachs bruised.
See CARNIVAL, Page 2

Larkin,
Michael N
zer, Grad
and Stan
A
Others
Milton (S
addition,
guage In
officers,s
who claim
part in th
ly distrib
Their trig
Michael
staff mei
not guilty
scheduled
tends tha
in the der
ting only
porter. H
a lawyer
Liberties'
Thosef
larger co
who had b
b3 a Detr
ta love-in
Alarge
watched t
ed as as

Grad; James Russo;
deyers, '68; Terry Daen-
; Theodore Steege, '68
ley Nadel, '66.
busive Language
taken into custody were
kip) Taube, charged, in
with using abusive lan-
the presence of police
and Tina Schrager, '68,
as that she did not take
le protest but was mere-
uting anti-war leaflets.
ls are set for tomorrow.
1Dover, '70, the 'Daily
omber involved, pleaded
yand his trial has, been
for May 31. Dover con-
t he did not take part
monstration, but was ac-
in his capacity as a re-
e will be defended by
from the American Civil
Union.
arrested were part of a-
ntigent from Ann Arbor
een informed of the rally -
oit group hoping to stage
at the public park.
crowd, estimated at 2,00,
he show, which was bill-
simulated battle between
See TEN, Page 2

390 Sign Anti-Draft
Statement at Cornell,

By PAT O'DONOHUE
Last of a Series
"Even today in American uni-
versities, there is much more fear
of radical thought in the economic
and political sphere than in
Canada where socialists are pretty
respectable," noted H. Chandler
Davis, former University faculty
member.
Davis and Prof. Mark Nickerson
of the Medical School were dis-
missed by the University for re-
fusing to answer questions posed
by the House Un-American Acti-
vities Committee (HUAC) in the
summer of 1954.
Both were investigated by fac-
ulty committees as to their po-
litical beliefs before University
President Harlan Hatcher asked
the Regents to fire them in August
of 1954 because their refusal to
answer questions both before
HUAC and the special Faculty
Senate committee was "inexcus-

cial voice, and later by the Ameri-
can Association of University Pro-
fessors (AAUP), as well as by
numerous students.
Their cases became the focal
point for much of the campus
reaction to the tensions which the
congressional investigations had
generated. And in the four or five
months between the teachers' ap-
pearances before HUAC and the
end of the most intense reaction
to their dismissals, much was re-
vealed about the thinking of
many members of the UniversityI
community. i

The thinking of the University a faculty position in an American
community, which hasn't changed university without success. He re-'
much since 1954 according to ceived fellowships to continue
Davis, received strong censure mathematical r e s e a r c h "but
from the AAUP in 1958. American universities still would-
"According to AAUP standards, n't give me a job. The sticking
if a faculty member has tenure point for a number of people try-
or an unexpired contract, as was ing to beat the black list is that
my case, and is dismissed for a a university will give you a tem-
cause during that time, he gets a porary job but won't give you
year's pay or pay until the expira- tenure or more than a year's con-
tion of his contract," explained tract. There are a few people who
Davis in an interview last week, have beaten the black list and
However, thehUniversity failed to I maybe I would have beaten it my-
give Davis his severence pay. self . . . but I didn't need to,"
Thus "The AAUP, which finally explained Davis.
got around to censuring the Uni- He didn't need to because he
versity, mentioned this as one of began teaching at the University
the things which the administra- of Toronto in 1962 and is now
tion had done wrong. I certainly chairman of the math department
observed that, as in many other there.
cases in which the administration "Although the organized opposi-
was removed from the censure list, tion to HUAC is much stronger
they wouldn't admit that any than it was years ago, the same
error was committed in the case thing could happen again" at the
in which they had offended," said HUAC subpoenas and the Univer-

.

By JILL CRABTREE
Three hundred-ninety students
at Cornell University made public
yesterday a pledge they had signed
stating that they would not serve
in the armed forces because the
United States is "waging a war of1
aggression in Vietnam."
The students bought a full]
page advertisement in the Cornell
Daily Sun, a student-run news-
paper at a total cost of $97.50.
The pledge states in part: "We,
the undersigned, having concluded,
that our government is waging a
war of aggression in Vietnam, de-
clare that we will not serve in the
armed forces so long as the United
States is engaged in this or any
other unjust and immoral war."
Signatures
The ad was signed by 221 draft-
eligible men. A supporting pledge'

politically than marching in the
streets. We felt this pledge would
be an effective measure."
Kassell said the WWGG was
formed shortly after the Spring
Peace Mobilization in New York.
The pledge had been circulated for
three weeks before it was made
public.
Reservations
Samuel Roberts, Managing Edit-
or of the Daily Sun, said the paper
had some reservations about
printing the pledge for legal rea-
sonse. They consulted several local
lawyers who suggested that a
statement encouraging others to
refuse service be deleted from the
advertisement. This was done on
the understanding that the Daily
Sun would print a letter to the
editor from the WWGG encour-
agin others to take their position,

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