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Seventy-Six Years of Editorial Fre-:dcomj

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Occasional showers;
turning cooler tonight

VOL. LXXVII, No. 155





SDS To Train Organizers,
Move REP Headquarters

Rule Faces

CLB Issues

Associate Managing Editor
Special To The Daily
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - The Na-
tional Council of Students for aF
Democratic Society (SDS) voted
yesterday to hire and train 30
full-time regional teacher-organiz-
ers, to move the headquarters of
the Radical Education Project
(REP) from Ann Arbor to Chi-
cago, and to give full support to
the Spring Mobilization to End
the War In Vietnam.

The decision of the National
Council of SDS to train 30 organiz-
ers will become the primary re-j
sponsibility of REP. These region-
al organizers will be responsible
for meeting the immediate educa-
tional needs of the local SDS
chapters. This will entail the dis-
tribution of film, pamphlets and
aid in campus organizing on such
issues as student power and the
A summer institute will be set up
for the intensive training of the

'An intensive program of train- IFC., IHA, Panhel
ing this summer could recruit more Circulate Petitions
people and qualitatively improve
the level of campus organizing." For All-Campus Vote
according to Paul Potter from Bos-
ton. "One of the most difficult as- By LUCY KENNEDY
pects of our work is getting peo- and ROB BEATTIE
ple to begin to think and act as Petitions calling for a student
organizers; the institute will pro-
vide an unusual opportunity to pay referendum on the issue of non-
careful attention to that process student participation in student
with groups of people who have organizations are. currently being
a serious commitment to trying circulated. Three student groups
out this conception of themselves." and several Student Government
The decision to move the REP
headquarters from Ann Arbor to Council members are backing the


Chicago was done in order to move to initiate the referendum if

Late World News
By The Associated Press
BERLIN-WEST BERLIN police announced last night that
they have seized 11 extremists involved in a bomb plot against
"the life or health" of Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey on
his scheduled visit to Berlin today.,
A police spokesman said the reported plot against Humphrey,
who is on a two-week fence-mending tour of Europe, included
plans to attack him "by means of bombs with unknown chemicals
in plastic bags and with other dangerous instruments such as
SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - The U.N. Command said this
morning that U.S.- soldiers manning a guard post in Korea's de-
militarized zone clashed with North. Korean intruders and three
North Koreans were killed.
The incident, one of the most serious since the 1953 armis-
tice, occurred yesterday afternoon in the southern half of the
buffer zone, the command said.
A DUKE UNIVERSITY student senator told the men's stu-
dent government association that he had "voted twice" in the
recent Duke elections "to prove that it could be done." Alan
Amery, senior fraternity senator, now faces possible impeach-
ment, although he said his purpose was to show "wide-spread
cheating" in the elections. He wants them reheld.
The election which set up a new student government joining
previously separate men's and women's organizations still has
no administrative approval. Students have continued to function
under the new constitution since March 18 against administrative
request not to do so.
A GROUP CALLED "STRAIGHT," in cooperation with
Cornell University's Student for a Democratic Society chapter,
has been soliciting the names of students promising to destroy
their draft cards.
On March 10 a student-faculty board decided to forbid such
campus activity. But several days ago the Faculty Committee
on Student Affairs suspended the enforcement of the decision.
The faculty board said that the ruling "will be held in
abeyance until a study to deternine the relation between Univer-
sity regulations and civil law is completed."
f: M
SEVERAL HUNDRED STUDENTS at Lincoln University in
Jefferson City, Mo., staged a noisy, food throwing demonstration
last night in the school cafeteria.
Their near riotous performance brought cancellation of the
university headliners banquet in which several newsmen were to
have received awards.
At the dinner hour the students suddenly started overturning
tables, tossing chairs and dumping trays of food.
One student complained, "The food has been lousy all year."
DR. HARVEY V. SPARKS, physiology instructor at the
Medical School, has been appointed a Markle Scholar in Aca-
demic Medicine. Each year for five years the Markle Foundation
will pay the University $6,000 t assist Dr. Sparks in his re-
search and on his "development as a teacher."

have closer coordination wi
national office of SDS, w
presently located there.
w Experience Wanted

with the SGC passes an amendment to the
hich is student organization rules and reg-
, ulations at tonight's meeting.


Steve Johnson, an Ann Arbor
member of REP, believes "The de-
cision shows a growing desire to
have people with political exper-
ience going out to local chapters.
This is a more effective way ofj
- interesting people than merely us-
ing pamphlets and films. The shift
means that the travelers (orga-
nizers) will not be separated from
the national office. It may mean a
loss of Ann Arbor support, but
radical education only makes sense
with people in the field."
The National Council also gave
promise of full support to the
Spring Mobilization to End the
War in Vietnam which will take
place on April 15 in New York
and San Francisco simultaneously.
The Spring National Council of
SDS which began here last Sunday
has been discussing such questions
as problems of the campus move-
ment, long-range perspectives for
student radicals, National Student
Union, draft resistance, and the
SDS summer convention.
About 125 people are in attend-
ance. Delegates have come from
the University and Cornell Uni-
versity, Washington University,
Dartmouth College, the University
of Chicago, Columbia University,
Harvard University and several
other schools.
Lee Webb, chairman of the Na-
tional Council, said "SDS now has
due-paying 6000 members which
the national office knows of. With
the new system of teacher-organ-
izers, I believe the membership of
SDS can be tripled within a year.
Practically every campus now has
an SDS person. It is really a na-
tional movement. There are prob-
ably between 25,000 to 30,000 peo-
ple involved in radical activity."1

Petitioning for the referendum
is being organized by Inter-fra-
ternity Council, Panhellenic Asso-
ciation, Inter-house Assembly and
SGC members John Preston, '69;
E. O. Knowles, '70, and Kay Stans-
bury, '70. SGC would be required
to hold a referendum in their reg-
ular fall election in November if,
three per cent of the student body
signs the petitions.
Would Open Groups
The SGC amendment would al-
low up to half the membership of
any recognized student organiza-
tion to consist of non-students.
Under current regulations, student
organizations- may only have stu-
dent members and officers,
IFC President Bruce Getzan,
'68, and Panhel President Ginny
Mochel, '68, were almost unani-
mously instructed by their organ-
izations to vote against the pro-
posed amendment at meetings
this week.
Several fraternity presidents said
they opposed the change because
non-students representing student
organizations might shed a bad
light on the entire University.
Miss Mochel said she was against
the amendment because, "The Of-
fice of Student Affairs will prob-
ably veto the motion and SGC will
refuse to recognize the veto.
Things could be blown sky high
over a relatively unimportant
The three SGC members feel
that students should be allowed to
make a decision on this question
themselves. They expressed con-
cern over non-student control of
organizations leading to actions
which would not be in the interest
of the University but which could
not be controlled.

on t
las Ha
have 5{

-Daily-Chuck Soberman
IFESSOR JEROLD ISRAEL spoke about "ill-defined stop-and-arrest" laws at a panel discussion
he "Mechanics of Arrest" held yesterday at the Law School. Seated from left to right are Israel,
htenaw County Sheriff Douglas Harvey, Ann Arbor Police Lieutenant Walter Hawkins, and
erator Chris Cohen.
1 "g
aznel Discusses Public
.tarin, irand a Ru ing

By JIM HECK Lining the ruling according to : The traditional "interrogation
ple are arming themselves," Hawkins. room," according to Israel, and the
enaw County Sheriff Doug- Hawkins described an incident third degree related with the "le-
rvey told an audience yes- 'where an officer had shot a sus- gality" of an officer to make a
in the Law Lounge. "We're pect in the leg, run up to him stop and arrest "just on suspicion"
ring more guns than ever. and asked him if he was alright,.! is something "that people would
we once had 50, now we then read him the Miranda de- rather have going on" than laws
000 }cision. specifically describing when it is

n.n" cisjionjsificde
Harvey was part of a panel dis- The burdensome law, though, is justified.
cussion on the "Mechanics of Ar- not the only problem for police of- Hawkins replied to a question
rest" which included Lt. Walter ficers. The complex laws describ- asking about Ann Arbor's involve-
Hawkins of the Ann Arbo police ing "stop-and-frisk" actions pre- ment with "undercover" agencies
force and Law Prof. Jerold Israel, sent a large problem to police, such as the FBI, saying "we co-
and which was moderated by Chris according to Israel. operate as law enforcement offi-
Cohen, past president of the Law Israel called the laws on stop- crals should cooperate. He made
Club. and-frisk "too skimpy and judge- I no further comment t
Hawkins said that in the last made." He believes the ill-defined Harvey said he "will not subject
six months of accelerated crime laws present a "real problem" to I any of my officers before a civil
three pursued suspects have been officers who must make "on-the- review board." However, he said
shot by Ann Arbor police. "In my spot decisions." that he would go himself.
first eight years as an officer," As a result, Harvey, added, Concerning electronic eaves-
Hawkins commented, "there was "charges made on the spot are not dropping and wiretapping, Harvey
only one (man) shot." always right, and are changed at said "I think any type of device
"Officers would rather not even the station." that aids in stopping crime should
use the gun," explained Harvey. ' "It's rather difficult," Hawkins be legal. I think we should be able
"We dread the day we have to use said, to teach an officer every- to use this."
sidearms." - thing "you lawyers learn in three Harvey argued that if it is mis-
Miranda 'Frustrating' years of law school." Yet, accord- takenly used on an innocent per-
The officers were also "frus- ing to Hawkins, a policeman must son "what do they have to be
tratingly" concerned with the re- know the details, afraid of?"
cent Miranda ruling issued by the -----
Supreme Court. The ruling says"
that "custodial questioning" musto
be preceded by a warning to the nt1-Wr Committee
suspect that "he has the right to
remain silent," that anything he
says can be used against him, andP
that he has the "right to the Plans ..M obilizatione.
presence of an attorney.l'

Report on
Cinema Guild
Board Questions
Relationship of 'U'
To City Community
The Faculty Assembly's Civil
Liberties Board yesterday offered
"to consult with University admin-
istration and other members of
the University community in de-
veloping procedures to encourage
a proper and cooperative relation-
ship with the community at large
in the manner of civil liberties"
in a report concerning the Cinena
Guild film seizure case.
The report, mailed yesterday to
faculty members, stated "While
law enforcement agencies ought
to exercise judicious and careful
determination of the purposes of
activities in an educational setting,
the University community
(has) a responsibility to show care
and good taste, and to encourage
a positive educational environ-
Services Offered
"We want to show we're not
just standing on the sidelines,"
said Prof. Abraham Kaplan of the
philosophy deparment and chair-
man of the Board.
"The Board is in a position to
offer its services, ideas and re-
sources. I think a change in ideas
about academic freedom is needed
all up the line from students and
faculty through the administration
hierarchy and in the city.
"The various components of the
University and the larger com-
munity should sit down and try
to solve this common problem,'
Kaplan added.
The Civil Liberties Board said
"The Board is concerned with the
merits or shortcomings of the film
seized" on Jan. 18 by Ann Arbor
"No member of the Board has
seen the film. The concerns of the
Board are with the implications
and possible precedents of the
The statement warns that the
seizure of the film "Flaming Crea-
tures" and arrest of four Guild
members on obscenity charges
"could well have what the courts
have described as a "chilling ef-
fect" on freedom of expression
and freedom of inquiry.
"Are guests of the University or
its duly constituted organizations,
texts and other materials in Uni-
versit libraries, books recommend-
ed and lectures presented by Uni-
versity faculty also subject to sim-
ilar unilateral and sudden sup-
pression?," asked the report.
Lists Implications
The report lists the "implica-
tions and precedents" of the sei-
zure as "the manner in which the
film was seized, the realties be-
tween law enforcement agencies
and the University, the relation-
ship of the University with its
duly conistituted organizations,
and the rights and responsibilities
of the University-in freedom of
expression and freedom of in-
"To this end," concludes the
statment, "the Board offers to
consult with the University ad-
ministration and other members
of the University community in
developing procedures to encour-
age a proper and cooperative re-

lationship with the community at
large in matters of civil liberties."
The Board statement reviews the
relationship of Cinema Guild to
the University and gives a brief
account of the seizure of "Flaming
The Board also said it did not
"believe the purpose of showing
the film was to embarrass the Uni-
versity." In the report, the Board
noted that "a reasonable and
proper relationship exists between
the University and Cinema Guild,
that responsibility was properly
placed ,that past performance in-
dicated the responsibility would be
carried out properly."
The statement issued questions
the propriety of charging a police
} officer "with sole responsibility of
judging the moral acceptability of
' a publicly advertised and openly
presented work to the extent of

SBooklet Gives Vi ews
On 'Student Power'
By STEVE NISSEN sonally typed letters inviting them
About 50 copies of "Students to submit articles, but none did."
and University Decision Making," Ben Hoffman, Grad, also of
a booklet prepared by Guild I Guild House Council, states in the
House, were sold on the Diag yes- introduction to the booklet "they
t rdin ThP b klt t tPYIC r (administrators) renliedr that thev

Aer ay. 1 eL pr esen Ls ar-
ticles from students and faculty
representing a wide range of ideas
on the "student power" question.
The booklet, however, does not in-j
lude any comment from admin-
' Bob Olson, Grad, member of
Guild House Council and contrib-
utor to the booklet, explains, "We
sent all the administrators per-

p04A.'., y ."Not only must you tell tih sus-
could not contribute for a variety pect about these rights," Hawkins By RON LANDSMAN the committee hopes will involve
of reasons, including lack of time, explained, "but you've got to make Mass peace marches and rallies 100,000 participants, will end in
inability to do justice to the com- sure he understands them." in New York and San Francisco on a rally at the United Nations. Rev.
plexities of the subject in four "Try to do that with a guy who's Saturday, April 15, will climax Martin Luther King, Dr. Benja-
pages, fear of compromising the slopped down four gallons of beer." "Anti-War Week" scheduled for min Spook and Stokely Carmich-
work of the Presidential Commis- Carrying Cards April 8-15. ael will be the main speakers.
sion, or fear that personal opin- Hawkins pulled out a 3 x 5 Marked by anti-war activities According to the New York of-
ions might be interpreted as of- notecard from his pocket with the across the country, the event is fice of the SMC, there will be a
ficial policy." ruling printed on'it and said all sponsored by the Spring Mobiliza- large influx of participants from
Paralysis his officers carry it with them tion Committee to End the War the eastern half of the country,
Olson says we really tried to "at all times. Suspects are advis- in Vietnam (SMC), "a broadly- scheduled to arrive by trains and
get everybody's point of view, but ed of their rights a minimum of based organization representing 'buses from Washington, Chicago,
I'm afraid we didn't succeed." , three times." all facets of the peace movement," Cleveland, Philadelphia, and De-
"Such a paralysis in the faceof Large signs hang at the en- according to Torry Harburg, troit.
important issues is tragic," Hoff- trances to the security rooms in chairman of the Ann Arbor SMC.' The Ann Arbor SMC plans to
man added. sgthe police station specifically out- ! The New York 'march, which send four train cars and "a few
n e Guild. Council-member l - - -- -- -buses," said H arburg.
One Guild Council member call-The San Francisco march, which
ed the lack of administratioin re- wi"llbenSarncihconear nNhwc
sponse "a deliberate evasion of I e I t 1 AInvest1gc t oi York, is being supported by num-
the issue." erous anti-war groups from the
Guild House is an inter-denoin- OEu coast area, according to Susan
inational religious group supported f ,1ananLUi n E.cts c Witnovsky of the San Francisco
by several churches in the area. MC. Miss Witnovsky added that
According to Olson, it has been a "there sWitnobsky adedesad
traditionally left-of-center organ- By CYNTHIA MILLS lucinogenic effect." He said chem- ythere will be 27 colleges and
ization. He explained that Voice Discovery of a new ,use for the ical analyses, which began two ny mor high scoo sorts-
Political Party was "originally leaves of that forbidden fruit, the weeks ago, were "very complex." nessu, in addition to labor, busi-
formed out of Guild House." Mem- banana, has incurred far-reaching Garfield added that he is note tion.
bership in the gi'oup consists pri- ramifications. personally convinced that there Air y-
marily of students. A federal investigation of the actually is anything in bananas A rally at the 50,000-seat Kezar
Hoffman said that several I possible hallucinogenic effects pro- that would cause an hallucinogenic Cisco march. Major speakers will
events in the past year inspired duced by the smoking of banana effect, as the kids claim, include Georgia State Rep. Julian
the Guild House booklet, number- peel pulp is presently under way, Even if a substance were to be Bond; Gerald Hill, president of
ing among them "The administra- Dr. James L. Goddard, commis- found in bananas that produces the California Democratic Coun-
tion's compliance with HUAC's sioner of the Food and Drug Ad- euphoria, Garfield said, the F.D.A. cii; Rabbi Abraham Feinberg;
requests, the draft referendum, ministration, said yesterday. would have no control over it, television actor Robert Vaughan;
the Student Government Council Goddard said the new fad of since it would be a neutral mate- and Mrs. Martin Luther King. The
break with the administration and smoking banana peels may have rial. rally will incude the performance
the Michigan Daily's struggle with more psychologic and psychedelic "Forbidding the smoking of ma- of the "Human Rights Cantata,"
the Board of Control." effect, but the F.D.A. is investiga- terial from banana peels would re-,composed from the preamble to

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