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EDITOR'S NOTE: Daily reporter
Thomas R. Copt attended last week-
end's march on Washington to pro-
test the war in Viet Nam. This is
his story of details and Incidents
about the march.
Special To The Daily
WASHINGTON - Shortly after
the Protest March on Washington
to End the War in Viet Nam be-
gan, Douglas Niles, one of the
storm troopers of George Lin-
coln Rockwell's American Nazi
Party, joined the counter-picket
line which had formed across the
street from the White House.
Greeted with scattered ap-
plause, Niles was carrying a bright
+ red gas can and a sign reading
"Free gas and matches for peace
creeps" on one side and "more po-
lice brutality". on the other. But
before he had marched the length
of the counter-picket line, Mark

Garfinkel, an ex-Marine pre-law
student at Temple University in
Philadelphia, lept at him, tearing
off his swastika armband and
damaging his picket sign.
The two squared off and faced
each other for a brief moment
before news photographers and
police separated them. Garfinkel
was taken into custody for "dis-
orderly conduct" and Niles was
surrounded by a cordon of police
who led him to an unoccupied
area where he continued to march
alone-surrounded by 35 police
One of the three Temple stu-
dents who accompanied Garfinkel
to Washington commented that
"nobody on either side wants that
Nazi." Another counter-demon-
strator said "I support the Unit-
ed States' Viet Nam policy, but
nobody needs this Nazi fanatic .. .
he isn't by any means a spokes-

man for the United States."
Rockwell himself, who spoke at
an all-day "patriotic rally" to
"stand up for our boys in Viet
Nam," was arrested between
speeches after grabbing a Na-
tional Liberation Front flag from
Walter Teague, leader of the Com-
mittee to Aid the National Lib-
eration Front of South Viet Nam
(CANLF). Also appearing at Rock-
well's rally, held several blocks
from the Washington Monument,
on the Mall, were Herb (The
Skull) Booker of Hell's Angels Mo-
torcycle Club and Michael Lee
Lutman of the Ku Klux Klan.
The rally drew a crowd of about
150 made up mostly of hecklers,
but including curious tourists and
Monitors appointed by SANE
(Committee for a Sane Nuclear
Policy)-the group sponsoring the
peace march - helped the more

than 600 police with crowd con-
trol. According to one monitor,
who wore an orange armband to
signify his position, he was simply
there to "help keep things mov-
He said that "we are supposed
to ask demonstrators with inap-
propriate signs to remove them.
Also, in event of any disturbance
our responsibility is to reroute our
section of the line around it. It is
left to the police to take care of
the disturbance," he added.
SANE had requested that all.
picketers who wished to carry
signs in the demonstration use
those provided by SANE. But many
protestors felt that SANE's posters
were too weakly worded and car-
ried their own, more strongly anti-
administration, placards.
The Washington police, supple-
mented by a special force of Park
Police from the Department of the

Interiur, kept things under con- the flags, which they tore and at-
trol in general, making a total of tempted to burn.
13 arrests. A police officer standing five
One officer commented that "it feet from the attack made no
was really a pretty quiet day." move to aid the CANLF people.
The counter-picket consisted of Even when they asked him to have
independent demonstrators and the vandals return their flag, the3
members of The American Party- officer made no move to do so, but
a Boston-based organization-and instead ordered the CANLF mem-
the Polish Freedom Fighters - a bers to "move on," which they
New York City group. One of the did. No one was taken into cus-
American Party signs had "Boston tody over the incident, although
University" written on it. The the police prevented the counter-
sign: "Burn Teach-In Professors." pickets from burning the NLF
The only real fighting that flag.
erupted during the march came During the entire time the NLF
about when two other members of'_theCANLFwalkedthroughth
the CANLF walked through the
counter-picket line carrying furled
NLF flags. They were accosted
by several of the counter-pickets
who demanded to know what the
flags were for. When the CANLF
people didn't reply, the counter-
pickets grabbed them and one of

flag was raised, it was surround-
ed by American flags. Teague said
that "they are making a mistake
by trying to surround the NLF
flag. Americans should march with
this flag." After Teague was at-
tacked by Rockwell, a tightly
knit group marched with him,r
preventing further attacks on him
or his flag. .
Although Sanford Gottlieb of
SANE, chairman of the march,

that they did so on their own,
and not under the instructions of
SANE or anyone else.
One said, "I'm carrying this flag
for myself, Americans and Viet-
namese." Another maintained that
he bore the Stars and Stripes
"under my own auspices." He add-
ed that he believed that "America
should get out of Viet Nam. I
carry the American flag to coun-


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had said that the NLF
be surrounded with
flags if it were flown,
carried the American

teag Ldi ase m u. te news media
flag would that will be stirred up by the NLF
American flag ."
those who
flags said, See MANY, Page 2


Discount Bookstore Revitalized

A student-operated book ex-
change may fast be becoming a
reality due to the efforts of an
SGC-sponsored committee. -
The Bookery, established by the
Board of Directors of the Student
Book Exchange (SBX), plans to
begin work immediately in order to
aid students in the reselling and
9 What'l
* -At' 764
The cases of the 39 stude
disobedience and sentenced Oct.
fines will come up for appeal w
Dec. 2-Ronald Miller, '68, m
plead guilty. He will be represent
Downs. The case is expected to i
Dec. 6-35 of the students,
Arbor's Peter Darrow, will annot
cuit Court Judge James Breakey.
day with the prosecutor, would no
Dec. 9-On this date-or o
decided-Robert Sklar, '68, will
plead guilty. He will be represent
Bronson has said that the
defendant" because it allowed a
use University property (diag

purchasing of used textbooks for to provide a more complete service In the past SBX services were
the upcoming semester. for the student." operated by the Union. HoweverI
This service which is to be ren- this practice was turned over to
Michael Dean, '67, chairman of dered to the students includes SGC. who experimented with it
the board of directors for the plans for book buying stations. in variQus forms. Last year NSA
SBX, said that "In the past, dif- These will be located in the Fish- took the idea over, but the venture;
ferent forms of an SBX service bowl on Dec. 15, 16, and 17; was not too successful. Last spring
have existed sporadically. The stations will also be set up in a motion for a Board of Directors
present plan represents a recon- various dorms on the previously for an SBX was introduced, and
struction and revitalization of specified dates. the idea of The Bookery slowly
former policiesim such a way as "At the book buying stations, evolved under the leadership of
Dean explained, the students will Dean, aided by Jennifer Jackson.
receive "a slip, the value of which I'67Ed, and Richard Schanhals,
could be as much as 55 per cent '67E. James Gorby, Grad, of
of the original textbook value, de- the business administration school
pending on the condition of the was appointed financial advisor.
e book. Bookstores in Ann Arbor The Bookery and its committee
presently give up to 50 per cent," is a separate entity and in no way
he added. The slips may be re- related to the Committee on the
deemed at a central location dur- University Bookstore which was
ing Dec. 15-17, plus one additional petitioning early in the fall for
1 817 day, possibly after vacation. The a year-round student bookstore.
central "cash-in" area will be an- "As a matter of fact, he con-
nounced soon. tinued, The Rookery has received
The resale of the used books a loan which (riginated in the!
constitutes the second phase of Office of Student Affairs.-Addi-
The Bookery's activities. This is tional funds have also been allo-
Line scheduled for 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. cated by SGC, as this entire proj-
nts arrested Oct. 15 for civil Jan. 3-8 in Rms. 3R and 3S of the ect is not envisioned as a profit-'
22 to 10 days. in jail and $65 Union. making scheme. We'll be lucky to
Dean reported that the "text- break even," he concluded.
ithin the next two weeks. The books would be resold at 65 per Eight Months' Work
cent of the original value. This The present group has been
who waived appeal Nov. 18, will percentage will be advantageous working for the last eight months
ed by Detroit labor lawyer Tom to the student, as local bookstores to try to remedy errors made in
ndicate how later cases may go. charge about 75 per cent of the previous SBX organizations. They'
original price, he said. He also felt that in other attempts the
probably reperesented by Ann commented that "a 1 i m i t e d student exchange programs tried
once their appeal plans to Cir- amount of related supplies such as to cover too broad a category of
Darrow, who met twice yester- pens, pencils and notebooks, will courses for the resale of texts.
t describe his plans. also b eavailable." Thus, careful investigations have
in Dec. 17, the court has not The store will be under the been made through discussions
follow Miller's example and supervision of Mrs. J. E. Fernley, with department heads as to the
-ed by Ken Bronson of Ypsilanti . who will be assisted by a staff number of textbooks to be used
University ought to be co- student volunteers per course.
University group (VOICE) to
and Union) to organize civil LS&A STEERING COMMITTEE:

From this. a list of books, cov-
ering 115 courses, was drawn up.
Cash will be given for the books
on the specified list as they are
brought into the book buying sta-
tions. The course list will be out
* Books from other courss will
be accepted at the stations on a
consignment basis. The Bookery
will try to resell them and if they
are unsuccessful, the :tudent must
r "'-n to ni.k un th- book.
In addition, the idea of book
buying stations is quite unique.
Formerly students would bring
their books to the SBX and re-
ceive only a percentage of the
second-hand value. When the
bookstore sold the book the stu-
dent would receive the remainder.
However, if the text was not sold
the student would be required to
take back the book and at the
same time return the percentage
originally given to him.
Assured Sale
Now the stud nt is assured of
selling his used texts if they
correspond to the 115 specified
course listings.
The new dimensions of an SBX
as incorporated in The Bookery,
have received endorsements from
various groups on the University
campus. Favorable comments have
been made by VOICE, Young
Democrats, Interquadrangle Coun-
cil and Young Republicans.
As the success of The Bookery
lies ultimately in the enthusiasm !
of the student body, the commit-
tee feels, they are asking for stu-
dent volunteers to serve as per-'
sonnel for the store.

-Daily-Robert Sffield
the protest to end the war in Viet Nam held in Washington last weekend.
SGC Bo ard roposes
CitCMtorcycle Rules'

Student Government Council'sI
driving regulations board yester-
day completed its deliberation on
motorcycle noise control and
adopted a final recommendation
to city council on the subject. I
Basically, the board's proposal
calls for:
* A maximum noise level of 891

Kappa Delta, the only sorority which had not previously
filed its membership recommendation form with the Membership
Committee of Student Government Council, has submitted its
Ron Serlin, '66, chairman of the membership committee said
yesterday that now that all sororities have filed recommendation
forms, the committee will begin to review them.
* *a *
Research grants totalling $130,474 have been awarded to 57
University faculty members.
The money has been made available from faculty research
funds and the Horace H. Rackham Fund, Freeman D. Miller,
associate dean of the Graduate School reported yesterday. The
grants become effective January 1.
Scholarly areas covered include the physical, biological, social
and health sciences, fine arts and languages and literatures.
Informed sources indicate that the Association of Producing
Artists will not return to campus next fall. Although they have
been invited by the Professional Theatre Program to renew their
contract, they are not expected to do so.
The American Conservatory Theatre, a new company per-
forming here this winter, may receive a bid to play here in
repertory next fall if they are enthusiastically received this season.
* * * *
"I don't think that I interf erred in any way with the students'
right to express themselves," Col Arthur Holmes, director of the
Late headquarters of the Michigan Selective Service told The
Daily yesterday.
Holmes was expressing his reaction to charges of "thought
control" in his role in the reclassification to I-A status of four
University students who were arrested in the Viet Nam protest.
He said he had not talked to a lawyer about the possibility of
American Civil Liberties Union court action against him.
Grayson L. Kirk, president of Columbia University, will be
the speaker at the University's midyear graduation exercises,
Dec. 18. Graduates of both the summer and winter terms of 1965
may attend the event at 2 p.m. in Hill Auditorium.
7 *11!'k ___

Students Con sider Academic R
By HARVEY WASSERMAN man Marty Katz, '67, said recent- "definitely here to stay for quite cover some sort of rescheduling
'S NOTE: This is the first ly. The problems of the trimester, a while," Katz said. Thus the com- process to spread the study load
of two articles dealing with student credit-hour ratings, the foreign mittee is directing its efforts at more evenly throughout the term,
academic steering committees at the { language requirement and coun- easing some strains of the present Katz said.
University. Tomorrow's article will selling are chief among the issues system. In addition, the possibility of a
be on the Honors Council steering the committee is now investigat- Among the various remedies for break more toward the middle of
Committee. ing. trimester weaknesses, the commit- the term may be considered, along
The , Literary College Steering In the area of the trimester, the tee has been studying the trimes- with a consideration of the value
Committee is currently working on committee has canvassed a num- ter calendar to determine the and placement of finals. Katz
a number of issues close to the ber of administrators and have points of greatest pressure during pointed to the complexities of in-
heart of academic reform, Chair- gotten the impression that it is the year. Here they hope to dis- vestigating such changes and in-
dicated that the survey of the
trimester would be undertaken in
a professional manner.j
He pointed to the University of3
Pittsburgh, which recently was
S-awarded a National Scence
Foundation grant to study the
trimester system at that school
and indicated that the University
could be eligible for a similar
-~ Katz also said the committee
Iwas moving to bring a change in

decibles to replace the "rather modification did not result in vio-
high", 95 decibel requirement now lation of decibel requirement. No
in effect. A test of each cycle to muffler with a manual adjustment
determine its noise level would be for the purpose of varying noise
required. would be allowed.
* Requirement of an effective * Inspection of every cycle for
standard muffler system which type and condition of muffler. The
meets the noise requirement. No results of the inspection' would be
modification -of mufflers-such as recorded, in case comparison is
removal of bafflers or open pipes needed later to determine modifi-
-would be permitted, even if such cation or wear.
The board endorsed the proposal
in conjunction with the Office of
Community Relations after the
two groups had reviewed extensive
research findings on the subject.
The recommended ordinance,
r M S ;however, will undergo a pilot pro-
eforms ES
f gram by the University early next
semester, to test its feasibility,
before incorporation into city laws.
hensive language exam at any The proposal was to a large
time they feel qualified to take it. extent based on the findings of
This would offer greater leeway in Jerome Brasch, associate professor
the system and do away with of industrial health, school of
much time which students waste public health; he drew up the
in completing the present lan- final draft.
guage requirement, Katz said. Implicit in the proposal is the
It was felt also that this type of concept of separate jurisdiction
system, if the exam were made and enforcement by the University
strong enough, would offer a more and the city.
accurate evaluation of a student's In this way the University
real comprehension of the lan- would be able to utilize its present
guage than is offered under the registration facilities and would
present system, he added. administer the legislation over all
Katz indicated the possibility of student cyclists. The city would
some reforms to come soon in the enforce the laws over nonstudents.
language requirement. He pointed Councilman John R. Hathaway,
to the fact that the faculty cur- who first brought the motorcycle
riculum committee meeting, us- question up, commented favorably
ually open to students from the on the proposal yesterday.
steering committee, was closed to "The proposal is a practical ap-
them this week. This, he felt, was proach to the problem," said
indication that some change Hathaway. "It may not be the
might well be under serious con- ultimate answer, but it can be
sideration. easily enforced, and is one that
Counselling Problems everyone can live with-owner and
The committee also has recog- police officer alike. Both will know
hxesommtseiouspoblesregin exactly what's required of them."
nized some serious problems in According to past research and
the area of academic counselling, testing, however, several standard
Katz said. muffler systems straight from the
The committee generally felt factory will surpass the 89 decibel
r that freshmen and sophomores, requirement.
who are relatively unfamiliar with The proposal does not include
what the University offers, have a a registration fee, as did the first
definite need for better counsel- proposal on the subject by Hatha-
ling. Juniors and seniors, how- p a
ever, are more familiar with what Such a fee, said Hathaway,
is going on and also have chosen could come from either licensing
their majors already, and thus or inspecting. He implied support
thon s ar ac r acn t ttft. ~ he~m ..., ,_ '-_:__-,,

the credit-hour



courses at the University. He said
the committee found that the
number of credit hours assigned
a course quite often have no re-j
lation to the amount of work in-
volved in it. Further, the commit-
tee felt that juniors and seniors
Ishould not be forced to take five
courses per term.
Katz indicated that most of the
faculty contacted for comment on
these two points was in agreement,I
and that genuine reform was
awaiting o n l y administrative



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