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Third Ward Candidates Face Student


Daily News Analysis
Fourth of Five Parts
The Ann Arbor City Council
candidates in the first and third
wards will have to face some of
the highest percentage of student
voter areas in the city.
Edward Shafter, Republican, an
instructor of English in the en-
gineering school and a political
newcomer, will face incumbent
Democrat H. C. Curry in the first
ward. Democrat Gene Wilson, a
librarian for the Ann Arbor Pub-
lic Library, and John Feldkamp,
director of University housing, are
competing for the seat in the
third ward being vacated by in-
cumbent Republican Paul John-
The first ward is a racially and
economically mixed area. Within

its borders are low income minor- first ward. He would relocate presently privately owned one to property tax or instituting an in- that the police action in the Cine-
ity groups in the North Central those who live in run down or dil- provide stops in all parts of the come tax for the city. Curry feels ma Guild controversy was "hasty,'
district, subdivisions to the North apidated homes into public hous- city. that an income tax is more "equit- ill-advised and tactless."
of this area and the student voters ing units. He insists, furthermore, Curry advocates the re-estab- able" than the property tax and Housing is a central issue in
on North Campus. The third ward, that the 200 units scheduled for lishment of the police community woulI favor putting the income the third ward contest between
with fewer students, encompass- construction are "not sufficient" advisory committee, citing "bad tax proposal on the ballot. Wilson and Feldkamp. "Rented
es some of the business and resi- and favors the federal proposal communications between the com- Both Curry and Shafter say that housing in Ann Arbor is scarce,
dential areas to the South of the which called for 450 units. munity and police" as making the they support increased student shoddy, expensive and profitable,"
city. The candidates differ sharply on committee necessary registration if the student "really says Wilson. He claims that the
Housing and transportation the issue of public transportation. The candidates conflict on the considers his home to be Ann Ar- lack of student housing is a part
problems figure prominently in the Curry says that a municipally issues of council pay and imple- bor." Shafter claimed that though of the general situation which
first ward race. Shafter has pro- owned bus system with compre- mentation of a city income tax. there were inequities when a stu- could be at least partially reme-
posed constructing apartments in hensive service throughout the city Curry favors payment for council-;dertegeuthescwerk'stu-fcodeay leapatiallyusing.
the North Central area, part of would alleviate traffic problems men saying that council members ent goes to the clerk's office died by more public housing.
which he says is "not worth sav- and allow the residents of his should not have to pay the ex- to register, the clerk and his of- Feldkamp, as director of Uni-
ing because the houses are too ward to use the central business penses involved in their govern- fice do the best they can" versity housing feels that he is
run down." He explains that.such district more extensively. He ing of the city. Shafter claims Shafter has come out strongly "especially qualified" to tackle
an area would constitute' a "resi- claims that such a system would that until the job becomes full- against what he calls, "mingling the problems of student housing.
dential mix" of private dwellings be "especially useful" in the North time he would not favor a salary of police at student meetings." He claims that the University has
and apartment structures which Central area, many of whose resi- for council. He said that equal treatment for a "unique responsibility" in this
would revitalize the district. dents do not possess two cars. Shafter proposes waiting for the students and Ann Arzor residents area and that he personally is
Curry claims that increased pub- Shafter is opposed to a munici- state to take action on fiscal re- was "no justification for the pres- looking for sites for construction
lic housing is at least a partial" pally owned system but would in- form and income tax rebates to ence of officers of the law at stu- of 221D-3 housing, such as Colb-
solution to the problems of the. stead increase the service of the cities before either raising the dent meetings." He further stated nial Square.

Wilson cites periphery housing

to believe that the state or the

development andi a municipally Federal government is going to
owned mass transit system as dual .
solutions to the specific city prob- subsidize AnnArbor.
lems of housing and transporta- Feldkamp is opposed to any
tion. He said that a "master plan" type of civilian review board, as
of city development is needed em- are all the candidates. He claims
phasizing low rather than high that giving a committee such as
density housing. the police community relations
committee council recognition
Feldkamp says rather than in-wudb s mc xesbg
stituting a city income tax or would be "co much excess ba-
raising property taxes he would gate He claims that the police
can handle their own problems ef-
first insist that "the University festively.
carry its share of the financial: v
burden." "I think there needs to be some
Wilson states that in order to kind of liaison between the police
maintain city services and em- and the community,"Wilson
states. He feels that such a com-
ploye wages "an income tax may mittee was extremely valuable in
be the only answer." He claims maintaining community ' respect
that the property tax has been for the police. The committee, he
expanded as a further source of claims, "acted as a buffer in an
revenue and that it is unrealistic explosive situation."

Committees To Review


Experiments on

Any University researcher plan-
ning to use human subjects must
have his program reviewed by a
committee of his associates before
he can apply for funds or begin
his experiment, according to a
University regulation which goes
into effect today.
The new regulation was formu-
lated last October by the Academic
Affairs Advisory Council to pro-
vide procedure for safeguarding
the rights and welfare of persons
' involved as subjects in research
and investigation.
The regulation was developed
after Dr. William H. Stewart, the
Surgeon General of the Public
Health Service, stated in February,
1966, "No new, renewal, or con-
tinuation of research or research

training grant in support of c
cal research and investigation
-volving human beings shall
awarded by the Public Health;
vice unless the grantee has i
cated in th eapplication the m
3 ner in which . . . (his) institu
{ will provide prior review . . .
committee of his institutional
sociates . ."
The Surgeon General states1
{ the review ,should examine
rights and welfare of the hu
subjects, the way in which
participants' consent 'bas obt
ed, and the risks and med
benefits of the investigation.
The regulation requires tha
such experiments be reviewed
gardless of how they are to
Each college or research

by a
, ,


has a separate reviewing commit-
The review committee for exper-
iments planned by litertary school
researchers includes members of
the psychology, sociology, zoology,E -Student
philosophy and anthropology de- !,L X
partments, according to William
Hays, associate dean of the liter-
ary school. Arrested


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WASHINGTON (P)-David Miller, 24, who said he expects to
be put in prison soon for burning his draft card, was carried,
bodily from national Selective Service headquarters yesterday
when he refused to leave after the close of business:
He said he wanted to continue a protest against the draft
by staying in the building until Monday morning.
PROVOST OF LONG ISLAND University's Brooklyn Center,
Dr. William M. Birenbaum, was formally removed from his post
Monday. Birenbaum differed with Dr. R. Gordon Hoxie, chancel-
lor of the university, on the autonomy individual campuses of
LIU should have. Birenbaum charged that the university's central
administration tended "to equate local dissent with disloyalty."
Originally Birenbaum had intended to resign in June, but at
the request of students and faculty, he asked last week that his
resignation be cancelled. This request was rejected.
AN ADVISORY COMMITTEE, to study organization of the
Department of Physical Education and Athletics and to recom-
mend possible successors to University athletic director H. O.
(Fritz) Crisler has begun its work, Prof. Douglas A. Hayes an-
Prbf. Hayes, professor of finance, is chairman of the 10-
member advisory committee, and William L. Steude, director of
student-community relations, is secretary.
Crisler is planning on retiring next spring.
VERA BAITS HOUSING last night held what was probably
the first University authorized beer party in the history of the
4 dormitory system. Staff members strictly supervised attendance,
which was limited to Baits housing residents and dates who were
over 21. The keg of beer was paid for out of house funds and dues.

at No Curtailment
he Hays said that all schools in-
n volved in Public Health Service
he grants received the Surgeon Gen-
n- eral's statement. He added that
al the new procedures definitely were
not causing faculty resignations or
ll curtailment of research.
e- While in the past experiments
be have come before review boards,
no restraints were made on ap-
ait plying for funds or beginning the
experiments before the review.
~= About five projects have already
been reviewed by the literary
school committee, according to a
member of the psychology de-
par tment.
More Paperwork
"The new procedure doesn r cur-
tail research, but it does present
some more paperwork," ne said.
"However, the literary school
has developed a form which ful-
fills the PublicHealth Service de-
mands and only takes half an
-= hour to complete."
"The effect of the reviewing is
not to hamstring research, but to
discuss the critical issues. If the
board feels an experiment plan is
unacceptable, it will meet with
the prospective experimenter," he
Subject Pool
"The. psychology department
has been aware of the need for
this type of consideration for
years. As a result it has a subject
pool program, and those experi-
mentors who use the pool submit
their plans for similar screening."
After the review committee has
cleared a program, its chairman
Will confirm approval in a memo-
randum to the Vice President for
The experimenter receives a
copy of the memorandum, which
states that he must advise the re-
view committee of changes in his
program which vary with the in-
formation he gave to the review
Accompany Requests
The memoranda will accompany
all requests for funds both inside
and outside the University. When
I an expel iment is financed by reg-
ular operating funds, the memor-
andum will be sent to the Vice
President for Research through
the dean or director of the experi-
menter's unit.

At League
Charged with Assault
For Shoving Guard,
Held for Short Time
Associate Managing Editor
and !
A former University student
was arrested and later released
yesterday following an anti-war
demonstration in front of Hi:
The arrest later became the
topic of a heated debate at a press
conference' g i v e n for Robben
Wright Fleming, president-elect of
the University.
The debate continued after the
conference ended with Regent
Robert Briggs (R-Jackson) re-
sponc ng to the questions r'tised
by thE students at the press con-
Gei man Chacin, one of about
130 c1rmonstrators who pickete d in
front of Hill in opposition to thet
war in Vietram. was arrested on
chargis of P ssault.
"i'ne arrest followed a pushi"
n.ident botween two picketer
and a Sanford Security Guard
who refused to admit them to the
Vichigan Lzague where Unmte x
Natons See' etary General U
Th nt was lLi ching following his
j 4i h at the Honors convocation.
According to Chacin the guard
told him that he had been in-
sti ucted not to admit anvor e
carrying signs.
"When I told him I didn't have
I a sign and wanted to go in, he
physically trtcd to stop me," said
Gary Rothberger, '67.
The guard allegedly pushed
Chacin at the same time. "So I
pushed him back," Chacin said.
An Ann Arboi7 police officer then
stepped forward and made the
Chacin was taken to the Ann
Arbor police station and released
after an h>ur Charges are stjl1
See PRESS, Page 2

-Daily-Andy S
PRESIDENT-ELECT ROBBEN FLEMING, bottom center, spoke with students yesterday aft
disrupted press conference in the Administration Building.
Thant Opposes Politca
Con--trol o Eucaiol

T hant
Meets Press
Students Interrupt
Coniereuce; Demand
Right To Participate
"You cannot have a great Uni-
versity without dissent," bobben
Wright Fleming newly chosen suc-
cessor to University President
Harlan Hatcher, said yesterday.
His comment came during a press
conference which was interrupted
several times by students who de-
manded the right to question
Fleming and Regent Robert Briggs
"I have always protected dis-
senters," Fleming added. He said
that he has generally come into
.acks conflict with dissenters only when
they come into'conflict with other
er his university functions.
Fleming, who is currently Chan-
-- cellor of the University of Wis-
consin, also fielded questions on
student- administration relations,
academic and political freedom
and University policy towards la-
bor unions at his first Ann Arbor
press conference.
German Chacin, a former stu-
dent, who was arrested and re-
leased yesterday afternoon after
an alleged shoving bout with a
' Sanford Security man in front of
the Michigan League after U
Thant's address, attempted to read
divided a 'statement during the confer-
ain for- ence. 1Voderator Chris Carey of
l terror University ' News Service and
ological Briggs told him that the confer-
inisned ence had been called for the bene-
nger of fit of the press.
ring the Fleming said he wanted to an-
lting in swer the reporters' questions but
would be happy to speak with
Chacin after the conference ended,
ation of Chacin wanted to make nis state-
"politi- ment to the press and a verbal
hassle ensued, which lasted about
metimes ten . minutes. The 45-minute con-
'suit of' ference was interrupted several
use for times by demands from students
between See FLEMING, Page 2

By MICHAEL DOVER racy demands more of education
than any other form of state" be-
Secretary General of the United ' cause the development of a demo-
Nations U Thant said yesterday cra ic country is "generated large-
that "An institution of higher ed- ly by the citizens themselves."
ucation should be free of political Thant said one of the greatest
domination in any form, either problems of mass education is "to
overt or covert." tacontinue fostering and encourag-
Speaking at the 44th annual ing intellectual excellence, while.
Honors Convocationi in Hill Audi- at the same time providing for the
torium, Thant claimed that the vast numbers and varied intellec-
role of the university "should tual levels of students to be edu-
never be allowed to degenerate cated."
into any kind of junior partner- t t
ship with government." ."'It is increasingly clear to me,
Thant was the main speaker at especially from my experience in
Than wa th mai spake atthe United Nations, that, in our
the convocation, presided over by interdependent . . . world, toler-
University P r e s i d e n t Harlan ance, understanding and fresh
Hatcher and attended by presi- thinking on national and inter-
detnt-elect Robben Wright Flem- national problems are the key to
ing. nothing less than human sur-
"Education alone can work on vival," Thant added.
a broad enough scale to begin the

struction. If the world,
into two camps, is to rema
ever deadlocked in mutua
and if the present psych
climate continues undim
then there is the real da
someone somewhere trigger
thermonuclear bomb resu
a holocaust."
Thant cited the exploits
a vAriety of situations by
cians, ideologists, and son
military leaders, in pun
power" as a primary ca
much of "the troublex


Orientalists To Convene at U'I

By JENNY STILLER according to Prof. Russell H. Fi-
An address by U Thant, secre- field of the political science de-
tary-general of the United Na- partment, secretary-general of the
tions will highlight the 27th ses- paressen
sion of the International Congress congress.
of Orientalists here this August. The largest single contingents
An estimated 2,000 scholars (after the U.S.) will consist of
from more than 50 countries will aproximately 90 delegates from
attend the congress, making it the Japan and 60 from the Soviet Un-
largest international conference ion. Fifield said the delegation
...... .1-..-frm nvn,r', nmvnjt nation.

Originally concerned primarily
with the humanities, the congress
first added some topics in the so-
cial sciences to its agenda at the
1960 meeting in Moscow. The most
recent meeting, held in New Delhi
in 1964, stressed such fields as an-
thropology, economics, and soci-
ology to a greater extent, and this
year's topics will be divided evenly

urgent task of transferring men'sj
thoughts from their conflicts to
their common interests-from the
Siobsesion with sterile and outmod-
ed political and military confron-
tations to the far more challeng-
ith numerous subsections in ing and fascinating problems of
wih.The nueousestbseo s- survival, peace, justice, co-exist-
each. The ten areas to be dis- ence and co-operation," Thantj
cussed include the Ancient Near added.
East, Near East and Islamic a ntea d
;'olSouth Asia in Ancient and Thanit said that education must
World,sa TimAsa MAdentSond "look toward the future" and must
Classical Tes Modern Southo ad d t t th
Asia. Southeast Asia, Early China, correspond and adjust to he
Modern China, Japan, Korea, and n of tim e pe."iHe em-
Central Asian and Altaic Studies. phasized that the university must
The fifteeen special afternoon also seek the best possible man-
-; , ~ner in which "desirable changes

Political Involvement
Thant advocated the involve-
ment of everyone, "especially the
young," in the "active considera-
tion of the world they live in and
of the institutions and political
and social benefitswhich deal, or
fail to deal, with the problems of
all our lives. If they are not in-
volved, the effort to produce a
sane and civilized international
ozder will lack the support it must
have if we are ever to have a s;afer
and better world."
Thant said that the 'moral
and ethical concepts embodied in
the U.N. Charter are absolutely



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