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Fair and not
so cold

Seventy-Six Years of Editorial Freedom


'U' Officials




Preventing Sit-ins

Associate Managing Edit
Daily News Analysis
The administration yesterday
seemed to be approaching a posi-
tion which would require student
organizations to guarantee their
continued compliance with "stand-
ards of conduct approved by the
University" and which would pro-
vide more extensive sanctions for
*violations of those standards.
These possibilities reportedly
stem directly from last week's
Voice political party sit-in at the'
office of Wilbur K. Pierpont, vice-
president and chief financial of-
"It's obvious that the Voice bus-
' ness isn't going to be allowed to
happen again," said one admin-
istrator. Another said that if it
did "it would last about 45 min-
utes before it would be ended"
4PTP Brings
Six Plays

by the removal of the students in- more hour, give us another half- versity's activities" at the. outset, Second, he said the "non-stu- activities or "legitimate" student
volved. hour' until by 5 p.m. (when Voice rather than dealing with trouble dent problem" had to be faced. protest.
But behind this administration- agreed to leave Pierpont's office) after it has started. "These are people with nothing to Yet many administrators are ap-
wide hard line plan to deal with a things were stretched incredibly Administrators said their views lose who don't quite realize the parently well aware that "tre-
future sit-in are pressures which thin." on student groups in other aspects mendous" pressures have been
are encouraging an overall Office It appears that the advocates of had not substantially changed de- vsty i the i pursuit f brought to bear on the OSA to
of Student Affairs review of cur- immediate arrest for the protest- spite the sit-in. One source even st iguarantee, somehow, that sit-ins
rent student regulations. ors are pressing a case within the noted that the progress of the will not occur in the future.
The emphasis of the review is administration with a good deal proposed student advisory com- Administrators argue that the What these specific guarantees
on techniques designed to prevent of success. One source said they mittees to the vice-president might University's reaction to the sit-in might be is not yet evident. Nor
a repetition of last week's sit-in. were originally placated only be- be speeded by the executives' de- should not be painted in extremes.-i is it possible to say at what level
It is clear that the University's cause of the adverse publicity sires to help open legitimate One administrator assures that of administration they would be
vice-presidents and Regents were which would have greeted the Uni-' channels of communication tVith the "University has always de- implemented.
divided on the question of how versity had it requested the stu- students. fended traditional rights of dis- Several sources said that dis-
to deal with the sit-in itself. This dents' arrest. "There are two basic dangers sent such as picket lines, leaflet- cussions now in progress dealing
split has evidently carried over Now that the crisis is past, the University community has to contind to e with the University's non-academ-
into discussions of what require- however, they are pressing de-|fear in this case," one typicalcis judiciary system might be an;
ments to set up for student groups mands for assurances that it not source said. He saw the first as But all emphasize that physical ideal way of implementing a guar-
to try to prevent another sit-in. be repeated. "the idea that the vice-presidents interruption of "administration, antee.
"Several of the vice-presidents They are demanding that the are going to allow anyone other teaching or research" goes beyond The judicial reforms have been
and Regents were in favor of ar- OSA "find a way to deal" with than themselves to make final de- permissible bounds. under discussion for severalj
resting them from the start," said such events in the future--hope- cisions, which simply isn't so. The Moreover, OSA officials claim months, and sources emphasize
one source. "For the mediators it fully a way which would prevent idea that it's a possibility can do there is no intent to reduce the that the sit-in has had "no di-
was a question of 'give us one "physical obstruction of the Uni- a great deal of harm." political independence of student rect impact" on them.


But the "streamlining" which lishment of some "accountabil-
sources say the talks are creat- ity" in similar future actions.
ing will define precisely what au- Several administrators think
thority different judiciary organs that the review committee would
will have, and some administra- be an ideal group to propose means
tors are interested in seeing re- to obtain such responsibility by
strictions on renegade student student groups.
groups included in the streamlin- Third on the list is the present
ing. rewriting of the Regents' Bylaws,
Such restrictions could, it is a rewriting that is expected to
said, include fines, requests to Stu- include a more precise definition
dent Government Council to dis- of the Office of Students Affairs,
band the organization or expulsion its authority and its functions,
of students involved, many of which are only partially
Another method might be the covered in the present bylaws.
review which Richard Cutler, Such a rewriting could include
vice-president for student affairs, revisions in student organization

has requested of SGC's
scinding membership li
ments for -student org
He has said that his
a review was caused t
in and the desire for

Unions Alter

action re- rules to make the groups more
st require- "accountable." But the problem of
;anizations. who is to detei'mine what "ac-
desire for countability" means in different
y the sit- situations seems to be far from
the estab- solved.
SGC Head
About Veto
Robinson Questions
Cutler's Referral

Next Season
Theatre Plans Change
To Hill Auditorium;
Increase Capacity
The Professional Theatre Pro-'
gram announced yesterday the six
Broadway hits that will be brought
to Ann Arbor in the 1966-67 Play!
of the Month series.
Because of the increasing popu-
larity of the series, the plays will
now run in two-night engage-!
ients. A second effort to accom-
modate the large audience has
been to switch from Lydia Men-'
delssohn Theatre to use of the
4,000 seat Hill Aud.
The first play to be presented!
will be "The Royal Hunt of the'
Sun." This will follow the close of
the current festival of the Asso-
ciation of Producing Artists Reper-'
tory Company in November. En-
riched by magnificent costumes
and an exotic musical background,
the play unfolds the gripping con-
flict between the greedy Spanish
leader Pizzarro and the young Inca;
In December Nancy Walker,
noted Broadway comedienne and:
Scot McKay, star of "Mary, Mary":
and "Teahouse of the August
Moon," will appear in the comedy,
"Luv." The play is directed by
*fike Nichols of "Barefoot in the
Park" fame. Nichols also directed
the film version of "Who's Afraid
of Virginia Woolf?."
Hume C r o n y n and Jessica
Tandy, currently being starred in
the new Edward Albee play, "A
elicate Balance," are expected to
appear in "The Lion in Winter."
The husband and wife team wily
portray King Henry of England
and his Queen, Eleanor of Acqui-!
The internationally celebrated
classic of the musical theatre,!
"Porgy and Bess" with an all-star
egro company and ., full orches-
tra, will be the February attrac-
Fifth in the series and in the
early part of March will be "After
the Fall," the program's contri-I
bution to the Arthur Miller Fes-
}ival which is to be held during the
sesquicentennial celebration.
The end of March marks the:
final production of this series,
Neil Simon's comedy hit, "The!
Odd Couple."


t34 iriaigan atI Tactics on
NEWS WIRE Grievance



Late World News
By The Associated Press
WASHINGTON-Congress voted more federal aid for the
nation's schools last night, but the House added an ironclad
prohibition against any federal requirement for busing school
children to overcome racial inbalance.
The House also adopted an amendment that would slow
down efforts by U.S. Education Commissioner Harold Howe II
to speed up the pace of school desegregation in the South.
In quick succession the Senate passed a bill authorizing $6.4
billion and then the House passed one for $3.7 billion-both to
continue for two more years the elementary and secondary
school programs launched last year. A compromise will now be
sought between the two versions.
THE APPOINTMENT of Christopher Carey as managing
editor of the University News Service was announced yesterday
by Vice-President for University Relations Michael Radock.
As head of the News Service, Carey will succeed Fred Mon-
crieff, who resigned to accept an appointment as director of pub-
lic information at Cleveland State University.
Carl Brache, now an editor in the News Service, will assume
the post of public information officer for the Medical School,
Radock said. Brache will be succeeded as editor by Stuart M.
Kaminsky, who will come to the University from his present post
as associate director of the University of Illinois Alumni Asso-
VOICE POLITICAL party's executive board decided yesterday
to postpone today's rally on the issue of police on campus. The
postponement was due to the board's inability to obtain proper
advance permission within the time alloted by Student Govern-
ment Council. The board also felt that further planning was
needed especially with respect to the speakers who would address
the rally.
* * * *
PETITIONING IS now open for two student members of the
Committee on Standards and Conduct, a committee of the Joint
Judiciary Council.'
The committee is the final appeals board for penalties invoked3
by Joint Judiciary and also helps advise officials in the Office of
Student Affairs dealing with rules and regulations for student
Petitions are available in room 1011 of the Student Activities
Building until Oct. 17. No names need be collected for the petition.
*. * * *
THE UNIVERSITY Glee Club will leave May 15 for its first
round the world concert tour, winding up by participating for a
third time in a male choral group competition in Wales.
The glee club has twice won the world championship for
male singers at Langollen, Wales. It is the only U.S. group to
win the international title.
The tour includes tentative concert stops at Denver; Seattle;
Portland, Ore.; San Francisco, Los Angeles and San Diego, Calif.;
Honolulu; Tokyo and Osaka, Japan; Seoul, Korea; Okinawa;
Taipai, Formosa; Hong Kong; Manila; Bangkok; Bombay, Delhi;
Moscow; Leningrad; Helsinki; Stockholm; Oslo; Copenhagen;
Paris; London, and Langollen.

Pierpont or Regents
To Hear Complaints
Of Employes Local j
Unions seeking recognition froms
the University will appeal. all their
members' grievances up to Vice-
President and Chief Financial Of-
ficer Wilbur K. Pierpont - and
the Regents, if possible-until they
are recognized, it has been learn-!
Ben Moore. a spokesman for Lo-
cal 1583 of the State, County and
Municipal Employes Union (AFL-
CIO), said yesterday that while
such a course would require ap-
proval of . his local's executive.
board, he thought approval would
be swift.
Moore said his union, subject
to action by its executive board,:
would "appeal everything" in an
attempt to put pressures of time
and publicity on Pierpont. the rest
of the University administration.
and the Regents so as to change
their grievance policy and recog-:
nizerhis union and others.
A total of less than 10 griev-
ance cases is currently pending,
according to University officials,
who would not speculate on the:
possible effects of the union's,
Another labor spokesman. Ed-
ward Kantzler, the president of
the Washtenaw Building and Con-i
struction Trades Council and a
business representative for the
Teamsters - which are seeking
University recognition along with,
Moore's union-said he thoughta
"we would take grievances as high
as possible."
Kantzler added that "the Uni-;
versity has set itself up as some
sort of God-they think they're
immune from the laws of the
land." Moore was critical of the
University for taking a "50-50"
attitude t o w a r d s Michigan's
Hutchinson Act, saying, "They
want its protection against
strikes, but they don't want to
have to bargain with unions."
The University's grievance pro-

-Daily-Ron Holcomb
Fletcher Hall Dormitory is a unique experience for a diverse group of University students. They take
advantage of Fletcher's tradition of keeping off the beaten track.
ther Hall Dormitory Offers
Inexpensive Living, Atmosphere
By BECKY KLOCK which the eighty irate residents the use of a hot plate. "Lobster
If you've never heard of Fletch- made a citizens' arrest on a bum- Newburgh "sighed a rapturous ies-
er Hall, don't feel out of it. Few bling thief who returned to the ident. 'Baked beans . .

have, and the men of Fletcher scene of the crime.
prefer it that way. When you've Fletcher has a parking lot and
got a good thing going you don't a complete set of the Encyclopedia'
spread it around. Britannica.
Take a close look at Fletcher Fletcher doesn't have quiet'
Hall and you'll see why. hours or mixers or house mothers.
Fletcher has history. The oldest And, what's more, it's small. Of
men's dorm on campus, it was the seventy-four students in resi-
built in 1922 by a private concern dence this year, only three are
which promptly went bust (even freshmen. They all live in a little
with a still in the attic) and sold lower key, and on a little higher
out to the eager University. plane than in most dorms. "A typ-
ical quad," says Fletcher's director
Fletcher has sex appeal. In fact, for the last three years John J.
from 1950 until 1960, Fletcher eveIn Manning, Jr. asst. to the Assoc.
had girls-nothing but girls. How- Dean of the Literary College, "is
ever, it was decided that the girls full of guys reinforcing each oth-
were too close to the IM Building ers' youth. Fletcher isn't a typical
and too far from Window A, so quad."
they were shipped off to Mosher qd
and the boys took over again. Bed, Closet, Wall.. .
It's cheap. For $365 per year
Folklore Thyou are entitled to a bed, a closet,
Fletcher hasc folklore. There is 1 ;c -i^ t;, ^t-

Luxury isn't a keynote; furnish-I
ings are predominantly a fore-
ward-looking "early Thirties col-
lage." But there is the first-floor

lounge, a point of pride
as "contemporary Old
and New Naugahyde." .

Ash tray

Of Regulations Issue
Student Government Council
President Ed Robinson, '67, last
night expressed concern over the
contemplated veto by Vice-Presi-
dent for Student Affairs Rich-
ard Cutler of recent Council ac-
tion freeing student organizations
from having to file membership
lists in order to obtain recognition.
Cutler has requested the Com-
mittee on Referral, which serves
in an advisory capacity to him,
according to the SGC Plan, to
study the new regulations on stu-
dent organizations and then pre-
sent a report to him.
In a letter notifying Prof. Otto
Graf, vice-chairman of the Com-
mittee on Referral, of' his deci-
sion, Cutler said that aside from
not having enough time to con-
sider the new legislation, "it is
imperative, considering recent
events, that lines of authority and
responsibility.. . not only of stu-
dent organizations, but of individ-
ual students, be subjected to thor-
ough scrutiny."
Not Necessary
However, Robinson said it may
not have been necessary to call
the regulations on student organi-
zations into question "just because
of one incident."
The incident was last week's sit-
in staged by Voice political par-
ty at the office of Vice-President
and Chief Financial Officer Wil-
bur K. Pierpont. The protest was
over the presence of plainclothes
policemen at campus events and
the problem of student-adminis-
tration negotiations.
Mark Simons, '67, administrative
vrP-president of SGC, proposed
that a committee be set up to find
out "exactly what information the
plainclothesmen gather and what
they do with it." The committee
would also check into the' legality
of the University's relationship
with the Ann Arbor police force.
"I see the culmination of the
committee's work in an open ses-
sion during which the facts would
be presented to police, to adminis-
trators, and to students."
However, Simons emphasized,
the committee's report would come
to no conclusions. "No decisions
will be reached, but the facts will
be presented," he said. Details on
the proposed committee will likely
come before Council next week.
Also under discussion at the
meeting was the upcoming all-
campus referendum on the draft.
Council member Ruth- Bauman,
'68, reported that great interest
had been expressed in it from all
quarters and suggested the possi-
bility of a series of similar refer-
endums on college campuses across
the nation.

l uwll1U6IMU . L1U a a
cedure begins with an oral dis- ''es a wall on w is tong
cussion between the aggrieved em- that legendary Easter dawn in your Julie Andrews pictures, and
ploye and his supervisor and con-
tinues through two more steps to A ~ ]
Vice-President Pierpont. eZ
It provides for no outside third
party arbitration, though this is 1
the common practice in private en-P

There is freedom-cook your
own seaweed just like Mother did.
And there are the Mannings.
The Mannings represent a unique
idea in authority figures: the live-
in family. John and Laura are
young. The proud parents of a
fifteen-month-old son, and they
possess a great deal of knowledge
about what's going on. Their Bos-
ton accent could keep a conver-
sation rolling on sheer charm, but
it's not a charm that wears off.
Questions Answered
People wander in and stay until
two, and leave with their questions
answered. As most of the residents
are upperclassmen and graduate
students, they expect good an-
Fletcher's residents are nine-
teen and twenty-six, engineers and
gymnasts and Ph.D candidates,
Sigma Chi's and apartment refu-
gees, fiercely proud and just a
little smug. "We don't mind that
nobody knows where -we are. We
like our anonymity."
The next time you're walking
back from the stadium, stop in at
915 Sybil for cider and doughnuts.
They may let you in, and then
again, they may not. But be persis-
tent-it's a system worth seeing.



MISU Decision Not To Affect
MFed School Expansion Plans

Medical school expansion plans
at the University and at Wayne
State University will be carried
out regardless of any decision on
,expanding Michigan State Uni-
tersity's two-year medical school
to a four-year degree grantingj
Dr. Leon Fill, a member of the
State Board of Education and
chairman of the board's Medical
Education Committee, said yes tar-
day that the board is already com-
Thitted to expanding the facilities

State board for permission to ex- Its recommendations will be
pand to a full four-year ;rogram presented to the board through
leading to an MD degree. the Medical Education Committee
This proposal, Fill said, was re- and the board will make final
ferred to the Citizens' Committee reco'mmendations to the Legisla-
on Health Care Education, which ture.
operates under the direction of the Because of the complexity of the
board's Medical Education Com- task, however, Fill does not expect
mittee. . a decision on the MSU medical
The citizens' committee is school and other questions facng
charged with studying the state's the committee for at least seveal
needs for health care education,'months, though he said release of
including not only training doc- the recommendations does iot de-.
tors but also nurses, technicians, th eomnaiosdeIo e
detsbturss, veterina ians' otherI pend on completion of the master
dentists, veterinarians anc1 other inn

Deny No One
Instead, the administration eval-
uates employe grievances at each
stage. The Regents' policy is to
deny "to no one the right to be
heard on his grievances" - al-
though no Regental grievance
hearing is guaranteed.
The University is currently
pressing a court fight against
Michigan's amended Hutchinson
Act, which prohibits public em-
ploye strikes but requires that
public employers recognize and
bargain with public employes' un-
Officials of the Operating En-
gineers, the fourth labor group
seeking University recognition,
could not be reached for com-
ment. Union sources indicated
that, because the current con-
struction labor shortage has forc-
ed the University to handle the
construction trades union "with
kid gloves," that union has in some
senses already won de facto rec-
ognition and is thus not as "hun-

University ha
Campus reaction to the approval graduate stu
of the pass-fail option by the rejected appl
literary college faculty has ranged students for t
'from praise for a beginning step to judge the
to indifference for what is thought concluded.
an ineffective program. Warner sug
Under the new plan, which was visiting privile
passed last Monday, juniors and be more than
seniors would be allowed to elect students to ta
t one course a semester, not in their they are not
field of concentration, in which Happy
" they would receive either a pass Prof. Sheri
or fail grade. No honor pointswil l English dept.
"be granted to students who elect the committee
the option for a particular course. plans for the:
Oniy those students receiving was happy wi
above a "D" grade will receive a anhbppyd
passing mark. tion, but did r
Prof. Abraham Kaplan of the tent the syste
philosophy dept. commended the expectations,"
new program as "a development to ed. In all pro
be encouraged."ed a sre ino
"I wish we could even extend it a survey in
further. It sounds great to me." measure its tr
I 58 added.


definite disa

dvantage. Columbia
s the system for its
dents and we have
ications from their
he lack of a criteria
ir performance,' he
ggested that present
eges in classes would
n adequate to allow
ake courses in which
particularly able.
With Option
dan Baker of the
and a member of
e which formulated
new program said he
th the pass-fail op-
not know to what ex-
m would be utilized.
t will operate up to
Sheridan comment-
bability we will take
couple of years to
ue effectiveness," he


Walkout in Ann Arbor
Disrupts Telephone Service

Telephone service in the Ann
Arbor area was disrupted last
night by a wildcat strike of at
least 200 telephone operators and
maintenance men.
Essential services such as long
distance and, information queries
were being handled by supervisory

cals throughout the state. Other
wildcat strikes have hit Lansing,
Pontiac, Flint and Wyandotte.
In Ann Arbor, the local's mem-
bers voted in favor of a strike by
172-41, Frederick Chase, Jr., pres-
ident of CWA Local 4011, report-

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