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Sit gan


Sunny and fair,
little chance of snow

Seventy-Six Years of Editorial Freedom
'o .7 , 'Future Uncertain Hatcher Statem


For Sit-In Panel

The presidential commission on
the sit-in ban apparently will not
begin operations for a long time,
if ever.
The "Committee on Rules and
Regulations for Disruptive Demon-
strations" was one of three com-
missions -created by University
President Harlan Hatcher last year
to discuss student grievances with
University policies.
While the two otherI commis-
sions, on students' role in deci-
sion-making and on class-ranking
for selective service, have begun
operations, no members have been
named to the sit-in ban commis-.
Student Government Council has
no immediate plans tor begin the
petitioning process for selection of
the three student members of the
nine-man commission.
'In Limbo'
"It's in limbo right now, and we
want to keep it that way," says
Neil Hollenshead, '67, SGC mem-
SGC President Ed Robinson, '67,
concurs, saying that selection of!
the student membersh as been
given low priority.

-Daily-Andy Sacks
GOV. GEORGE ROMNEY (left) and Sen. Charles Percy of Illinois fielded questions yesterday at a
press conference.,
Percy Attacks'Credibility Gap,
Asks Consular Pact Ratlfi1cati0o

lay the implementation of new
rules and regulations pending full
understanding and re-examina-
Low Priority
SGC has put low priority on
filling the student vacancies be-
cause of pressures in filling the
two other commissions and, the
vice-presidential advisory boards,
according to Jim Benton, '67. SGC
"We have put the commission}
on low priority becauserwe don't
think the issue is as pressing as
the other commissions," he said.
"If anything would happen in the
way of reinstituting the ban, we
could get to work and fill the posts
right away."
He said if a commission were to
decide that the "content of the
ban-the prevention of disruptive
sit-ins" were to become regular
policy, "it might look like a vin-
dication of the method by which
Cutler originally put it into ac-
NSA Heads
Den Threat
former presidents of the National
Student Association asserted yes-
terday that the subsidy the organi-
Szationreceived secretly fron the
Central Intelligence Agency did
not impair its indepenlene in
matters of principle.

Acting Magazine Editor
Special To The Daily
DETROIT - Sen. Charles Percy
(R-Ill) yesterday lashed out at the
Johnson, administration's 'credi-
bility gap,' calling it "so serious a
problem that it is no longer a
partisan issue."
"How can you believe a govern-
ment that monitors the news, that
won't disclose the true costs of the
Vietpam war, and in general feeds
the public a diet of pablum?"
Percy asked.
Speaking at a press conference
with Gov. George Romney prior
to their appearance at the Repub-
lican state convention in Cobo
Hall, Percy also expressed his
complete support for the proposed
U.S.-Russian consular treaty even
if it means he must openly oppose
Senate Minority Leader Everett
Dirksen Blockage
Percy feels that while Dirksen
has modified his opposition, he is
still not in favor of the treaty
and would be able personally to
block its passage if he so .desired.
Percy emphasized the Republi-
can Party's need for a "new, vig-
orous approach to government
which will find a way to live with
the Russians in a world that lends
itself to peaceful competition."
"It is my hope that we will lead.

Criticizes Daily For
'Youthful Harshness'

not lag, in the gradual movement
advarjce the prospects for peace
in even a small way, while threat-
ening nothing more than some
stable cliches, then let us accept
He said that he is not now nor
does he anticipate becoming a
candidate for the Republican
presidential nomination in 1968.
"It's just inconceivable to me that
I could be the candidate. In 1964
I was open for a draft and didn't
feel even a breeze. Now I'm work-
ing at being a senator and not
thinking about the presidency."
While Percy said that Romney,
recently returned from a 'tour of

"The commission on the role of
the .western United States, would the student will hopefully get
make a good candidate for Presi- around to considering that kind of
toward detente. If a policy woud rule, which will eliminate the need
dent, he withheld a formal en- for a separate commission to study
dorsement. the problem.
Percy advocated that an all- "None of the Council members,
Asian peace conference be set up to my knowledge, are pushing to
to try and resolve the Vietnam fill the student seats," he said.
war, a conference which the "While we don't agree with the
United States would not attend. way the original ban was put into
Romney, who has not yet com- effect, creating a commission
mitted himself publicly on any seems to, be making a big issue.
aspect of the Vietnam war, agreed out of what seems, to us, to be aI
that Percy's proposal is one po- very minor aspect of the whole
tential move, but said that he problem."
" wants to weigh more alternatives The Faculty Assembly in Janu-
based on more information before ary nominated three faculty mem-
making a statement." lbers to the commission. President'
-----__- Hatcher has not yet appointed

The 12 said in a joint staternent
that each of them was fully in-
formed, after being elected to of-
fice, that the CIA was supplying
funds for NSA's overseas pro-

them, nor has he appointed any
Cc osur Bs The faculty nominees are Profs.
John H. Jackson of the Law
School, Daniel Katz of the psy-,
Rcy Mhology department, and Thomas
o c i c e E. Moore of the zoology depart-

The statement appeared over the
names of the men who headed
NSA in 1952 and the years 1954-64.
After outlining the purposes and
scope of the association's over-'
seas activities, the 12 young men

"Withnif Q htrt

-Robert Ellery
UNIVERSITY PRESIDENT Harlan Hatcher criticized The Daily
yesterday for "youthful harshness."
Pan hel Head Seeks
TO Solve Problems

f nr3c C

Twenty-four cadets have re-
signed and 24 others are under
investigation in a cheating scandal
at the Air Force Academy, the
Academy announced Friday.
Cadet Joseph J. Kruzel, chair-
man of a cadet committee that
administers the honor code, said
the honor committee learned from
three sources on Feb. 14 that

'No Word from SACUA' V'ILĀ±IVUL uost , i ua,
widespread cheating existed. "I haven't even been asked if NSA's international p r o g r a m
The Air Force honor code states, I'm willing to serve," said Moore. would have been immobilized. Yet
"We will not lie, steal, or cheat, "I have received no word from the each of us concluded that, with-
nor tolerate among us anyone who Senate Advisory Committee on the out question, we would have
does." nomination, but read it in the pa- chosen immobilization if the only
In subsequent investigation, per; this isn't unexpected though funds available were conditionedl
other sources revealed that "one since the nomination is just a on impairment of the independ-
cadet after another was called in panel designation to be forward- ence of any of NSA's principles or
and questioned, and one state- ed for President Hatchers' approv- programs.
ment led to still others being al." "And so the question became
named." Katz also said he was waiting j hethe' CIA funds entailed any
Lieut. Co. Lawrence J. Tacker, to hear ihs nmintihadbe such conditions. We state cate-j
Lieut Col LawenceJ. Tcker gorically that they did not.
Academy information officer, said accepted. grclyta hyddnt
possibly "a few more cadets" would Hatcher suspended the imple- "Each of us after being elected
besnvlvd " efwore theto om- mentation of a ban on disruptive to ok fice was fully informed about
mittee investigation is completed sit-ins that Vice-President for Stu- the CIA relationship. Allegations;
some timethisgweends cdent Affairs Richard L. Cutler that we were 'trapped' or 'duped'
some time this weekend. had put into effect in November. are nonsense."
An academy official stated that SGC members claimed Cutler had The president of the NSA, Eu-'
the radets had discussed examn-G t--wV-4,-4V+i ,-m1 n (upcPrlip dnrPmFr d.

In his only public comment on
appointments to The Daily senior
staff, University President Harlan
Hatcher yesterday criticized The
Daily for "youthful harshness"
and replied to a story on his re-
lationship with the Board in Con-
trol of Student Publications.
On Thursday The Daily print-
ed an article saying that Hatcher
had told the chairman of the
Board, Prof. Luke Cooperrider of
the Law School, that Roger Rapo-
port, '68, was an "irresponsibe"
and "unacceptable candiate" for
editor of The Daily.
In his statement yesterday
Hatcher said that one of his re-
sponsibilities as President "is to
convey to the Board in Control of
Student Publication the concern
of the Regents. This I have done."
No Interference
Hatcher also said he has tried
not to interfere with The Daily,
"pained as I have been at times by
its youthful harshness, and by the
occasional damage to the Univer-
sity which I and other's have
labored quietly to repair."
Rapoport, who was appointed
editor late Thursday, said, "It's
unfortunate, given the events of
the paste week- that harsh state-
ments obviously injurious to the
University's image cannot be end-
ed on both sides."
Hatcher also said that questions
"raised by the Board in Control"
about The Daily are "pertinent"
and "~also of, concern to the
Recently, the. Board sent a letter
to the Senate Advisory Committee
on University Affairs, requesting
the faculty group to "consider the
proper purpose, function and re-
sponsibility of a student news-
paper in this University commu-
nity, to consider whether the ex
isting arrangements at the Uni-
yersity adequately serve these
goals, and to' recommend changes
if better alternatives can be iden-
SACUA sent this request to the
Senate Assembly, which has tabled
"President Hatcher's statement
neither confirms nor denies The
Daily's story on his relationship
with the Board, but I believe it
virtually acknowledges its verac-
ity," commented former Daily edi-
tor Mark R. Killingsworth, '67.
"As the author of the original
news report I stand absolutely by
its authenticity and its accuracy.
As the past editor of The Daily I
find hypocritical his remarks
about conveying 'the concerns of
the Regents' and his own 'non-in-
terference' with The Daily," he
"The fact is that President
Hatcher conveyed his own 'con-
cerns' to Board Chairman Luke K.
Cooperrider and that his admir-
able record of 'non-interference'
ended in a sbrdid attempt to
smear an individual and subvert
a great newspaper," Killingswortb
Hatcher Statement
The Hatcher statement read:
"The Regents of the University,
like many faculty, students and
citizens, have had occasion in the
past to question the judgment of
the editors of The Daily. The Re-
gents have been concerned about
their relationship to the student
publications, including The Daily,
because they are responsible for
them. This responsibility has been
delegated by the Regents to the
Board in Control of Student Pub-
lications, as set forth in the Re-
gents' Bylaws (Se. 31.4).
"One of the responsibilities of
the President of the University is
to convey to the Board in Control
of Student Publications the con-
c ern of the Regents. This I have

"The Bylaws of the Regents di-
rect the Board inControl to in-
corporate under the laws of the
State of Michigan, and they
further delegate to this board au-
thority, and control over all non-
technical newspaper, magazines,
periodicals, programs, and other
publications edited, managed, pro-
moted by students and students
noranizationn. One nf the respon-

"I hope Panhel can serve as a
means of communication - be-
tween houses and between the
Greek system and the rest of the
University community," says Gin-
ny Mochel, '68, new president of
Panhellenic President's Council.
"Panhel can't really set policy
but I think it serves an indirect
leadership function If there is



ination contents with others who
had not yet taken the examination.j
During another Air Force cheat-
ing episode two years ago, cadets
broke into Academy offices, rifled
safes and files and obtained
duplicate keys for the locks of
office doors.

broken faith with them by notI
consulting them on the decision.
Hatcher's statement creating the
commission declared the new rule
had "not received adequate dis-
"This was not the intent," read
the statement, "and the vice-presi-
dent for student affairs will de-

gene uroves, earlier conuemnet- as 1n ia33tut vt 1 Aaxa
a "whitewash," President John- proper representation of Panhel
son's approval of a preliminary re- in the houses, issues worked out
port supporting the CIA's secret at President's Council can estab-
financing of the NSA and other lish standards for the whole soror-}
organizations. He said he contin- ity system."
ued to feel the involvement of the "A revamped committee struc-
CIA in private institutions is un- ture should improve communica-
justified. I tion between the houses. If we can

Late World Neis

By The Associated Press
SAIGON-U.S. warships have begun shelling North Vietnam-
ese rail yards, ammunition storage areas and other links in the
supply trail leading toward South Vietnam, the U.S. Commahd
announced early today.
PLAYWRIGHT ARTHUR MILLER will speak informally in
Rackham Lecture Hall, Tuesday at 4:10 p.m.
Miller is spending three days at the University in conjunction
with the Alumni Sesquicentennial celebration and the Arthur
Miller Festival.
On Thursday, Miller will join Alumni Arnold Gingrich, pub-
lisher of Esquire magazine and Mike Wallace, CBS News cor-
respondent at a panelist discussing "The Right of Free Ex-
pression" in Rackham Lecture Hall at 10:30 a.m.
PETITIONING for the Literary College Steering Committee
closes Wednesday, March 1. Petitions may be obtained at 1220
Angell Hall,
THE BOARD IN CONTROL of Student, Publications yester-
day appointed Joanne Martindale, '68, editor for the 1967-68
Michigai Ensian. Others appointed were: Dan Reitman, '68,
business manager; Sue Schultz, '69, managing editor; Bob Al-
bertson, '68, design editor; Chris Meyers, '68, copy editor, George
Junne, '68, photo editor; and Kitty ' Johnson, '68, Personnel
* * * *
IN AN ATTEMPT to free Legal Aid Society funds controlled
by the county Citizens Committee for Economic Oportunity, the
society has decided to hire a lawyer. The CEO pays for the
operation of the legal clinic with funds from a federal grant, but

Collins Performs Personalized Songs

If Judy Collins didn't have a
guitar on her shoulder when she
stepped up to the mike in last
night's concert at Hill Aud., it
would have been impossible to tell
that she is a folk singer.
There was no hint of tight levis,
unkempt hair or a grudge against
the world in Miss Collins, who
was dressed in a pleasing blue crepe
Having established herself as be-I
ing part of but not controlled by
folk music, Miss Collins proceed-
ed to display her many musical
talents. This reflects her opinion
that music must be personal; not!
judged by labels or categories.
She feels that folk music by it-
self will never achieve great pop-
ularity. The future lies in folk-
rock, although a few of the best
traditional folk singers, like Doc
Watson, will always be in de-
mand. She claims that popular
music today is much improved,
being greatly influenced by folk

set-up workshops for houses to
compare ideas - like the .judic
workshop we had this year - we
can stimulate, I think, projects
that will go through and be mean-
ingful to the houses."
Miss Mochel hopes to establish
communication between the Uni-
versity community and the Greek
system in her capacity as ex-of-
fhcio member of SGC and to con-
tinue to have Panhel take stands
on issues such as the 18-year-old
Panihel plans next year to con-
tinue to work on problems that
come up between local sororities
and their nationals. "We will prob--
ably tackle problems of this type
in much the same way as we
handled this year's recommenda-
tion resolution," Miss Mochel com-
The recommendation resolution.
condemning the use of binding
alumnae requests to not pledge a
girl was not a, statement binding
on the national sororities that
have chapters here. Instead it in-
volved working within the frame-
work of the 'nationals to get the
the complaint brought to the na-
tionals attention Miss Mochel
Fall rush will be continued next
year but there probably will be
four sets instead of the five sets
in rush this fall. Although no de-
finite plans for rush .have been
set up, Miss Mochel said their aim
would be to have a rush that is
much omre relaxed and a "more
honest presentation of sorority
This year there will be a greater'
emphasis on cultural affairs with
workshops and seminars for girls
with common interests. "I feel it
is also Panhel's responsibility,"
Miss Mochel commented, "to pro-
vide cultural opportunities for all
ting in the writer-in-residence
the sororities-such as participa-
Miss Mochel, a member of Pi

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