Tuesday, September 16, 1969
THE MICHIGAN DAILY
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Byrd asks special
Lawsuit in Argus case
seeks obscenity ruling
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By JUDY KAHN
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"EASY BUDGET T
ARLAN'S DEPT. ST
ERMS" County Supervisor David Byrd
(R) said Sunday he will request
a special meeting of the County
665-3789 Board of Supervisors to discuss
31 the allocation of additional funds
2465 W. Stadium Blvd. to welfare recipients to provide
sufficient school clothing for their
TER Ann Arbor children.
ORE Byrd made the request in a let-
ter dated Sept. 14. Copies of the
letter were sent to representatives
of the County Welfare Rights
two groups. The Citizen's Coin-
mittee for School Clothing, as well
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as to area media.
The board turned down a simi-
lar request issued last week by the
two groups. The Citien's Com-
I mittee for School Clothing is a
middle-class group organied tol
support the welfare mothers' de-I
Byrd said he will seek the sig-
natures of five supervisors on a
petition asking for the special
meeting, a necessary procedure.
Earlier Sunday a dozent mem-
bers of the Citizen's Committee
for School Clothing picketed for
two hours the home of Bent F.
Nielsen chairman of the County
s " (Continued frn, Page i Fleming said he adn't seen the
ofSprios oca or c r ize questions from citizens involving lawsuit but said that it would be
Board the state obscenity statute. "referred to our legal department."
Professor John Erlich, said the A X NDEdwards last week questioned "Hathaway has really gone
group -composer} almost exclus- By ALEXA CANADY Harris on the obscenity law's rel- wild, said Argus' Kelley. 'This
ively of social work students-was The International Students As- evence to the Argus issue a week is going to be a blast. I hope to
picketing "to show Mr. Nielsen sociation (ISA) was unable to after Kelley had been criminally pose with the Regents as my co-
that we are dissatisfied with his accommodate all the people want- charged for printing the picture defendants in front of Burton
refusal to grant the welfare people ing to attend its first meeting of of Stephenson. Tower tomorrow."
a special meeting." the year last night. American "The mayor had five days to "There is nothing in the law-
In discussing the w e 1 f a r e spectators jammed the doorways respond in writing, and he didn't," suit which gives a reason why I
Indsusiktewe1fareand hallways of the International Hathaway said. should appear in court," Kelley
mothers' situation with the pick- Center while the officers of ISA DelheY is involved in the suit added.
eters, Nielsen said a request for explained its functions. under a legal technicality that re- Kelley's lawyer, Frank Munger,
a special meeting had been turned uneG ea ehiaiyta e- Kle' ayr rn ugr
down "and would continue to be George Vargnese, president, said quires the prosecuting attorney to said he had twenty days in which
turned down. that ISA was founded last year be named as a defendant in cases to answer the summons, at which
to foster international communi- questioning the obscenity of pub- time a hearing would be set.
"I don't deny $16.50 a month cation and dialogue. He empha- lished material. "Our first motion will be to dis-
may not be enough. It probably sized that better communication When asked why the University miss the case." Munger said. "The
isn't. We're not unsympathetic is needed not only between the was the only distributor of the charge against Kelley is obviously
but we have no money," Nielson foreign students and the Amen- Argus named in the suit, Hatha- political."
added. can students, but also between way said, "We could have added as Although all three plaintiffs
The County Welfare Rights the foreign students of different many defendants as we wanted, are Republicans, Hathaway scof-
Committee and the Citizen's Com- nationalities, but the University is the one which fed at charges the suit was polit-
mittee for School Clothing will The programs of ISA were de- has retained counsel and is well ically motivated.
attend today's regularly scheduled scribed by Joe Winer, vice presi- prepared to defend itself in court." "I filed a similar suit in 1967
supervisors' meeting to reiterate dent. "Last year we tried to im- "We didn't want to sue Cun- against Mayor Wendell Hulcher
their request for a special meeting prove communications between ningham's Drug Store, for in- after he backed away from an
of the board. foreign students and U.S. stu- stance, if we knew it was going opinion on the "Flaming Crea-
If a decision to hold a special dents by holding informative pro- to cost them a lot of money to tures" case," he said, adding that
is made, "at least ten days grams," he said. One of the ex- retain counsel," he added. the suit never actually was brought
for advertising" is required, Byrd amples he cited was the panel University President Robben to court.
foradvrtiing isreqire, Brddiscussion ISA held last year on- __
said, before the supervisors can student dissent in other countries.
meet. "This year the hope to organizeJ G e ts to reconsider
- -- j _____ academic counseling, and a prob- to
_ _ 111lem-solving committee," he said.
Winer hopes that the problem-bk o
soving committee willbe able to
help foreign students with hous-
40 111ing and adjustment to this
county (Continuedfrom"pageiide data on the quality of its
op shopping at Kazem Iravani, a member of the problems are. A bookstore student managers.
ISA, spoke briefly on the prob- would be just a lot of headaches." Caught in the middle of the re-
lems of foreign students who Brown and Linemer both cited taldodumserothan lwerl
come to the United States, and what they called the "deceptive- recuperating from problems of ef-
also on what he feels are the ness" of the bookstore proposal,
problems of ISA. arguing that discounts would be i'nnld nnt. h t zatil hh
Do your one t
340 S. State St.
* Chilled Beer and Wines
* Complete Liquor Stock
* Groceries, Cheeses, and Snax
* School Supplies
* Patent Medicines
* Popers'and Magazines
Stop in and look us over!
Iravani said that a "social-cul-
tural ISA will not solve the prob-
lems of the foreign students." He
feels that ISA must also get in-
volved in the major problems of
foreign students which he listed
as housing, academics, counseling
Michigan engineers and their
computers will soon begin a study
of the institutional interactions
in the management of the Great
Lakes resources. They expect to
determine the most efficient way
to spend the $335 million in bond-
ing approved by Michigan voters
to curb air and water pollution.
limited to the exemption a uni-
versity store receives from charg-'
ing the four per cent state sales
In addition, Lindemer said hej
feared that, for example, $60,0001
in voluntary contributions would1
be collected-far short of the ne-
cessary starting capital-and that
the Regents would then feel pres-,
sured to provide the rest.
Cudlip, though he was silent for1
much of the debate, also express-t
ed the fear that discounts would
be low or non-existent 'and that
the store might prove to be a
financially dangerous proposition.l
Underlying the fears expressed
by some of the Regents that the1
bookstore would become a liabil--
ity was a provision in the SGC
proposal to place control of the
store in the hands of a student-
store had been operating for some
time, the Discount Store was, in
July, showing a loss of about
The Regents themselves may be
partly to blame for the size of
this deficit, however. SGC Presi-
dent Marty McLaughlin contends
that a few hundred dollars were
wasted because the store had to
pay workers to take and re-take
the inventories which the Regents
On the question of feasibility,
the Regents were especially tough
on the administration's bookstore
proposal, which would have de-
pended on voluntary contribu-
tions. But when it came down to
votes, it was that proposal that
was at least close to approval,
while SGC's plan was not sup-
ported by a single regent. It is
the administration proposal that
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In fact, to test the feasibility of consideration again.
allowing students to run the book-
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