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Showers tonight;
light winds

Seventy-Six Years of Editorial Freedom



8920 Vote1
In Council
Seat Races
Hollenshead, Preston,
Kahn, Koeneke Have
Substantial Margins
In the largest turnout in the
history of Student Government
Council elections, 8920 students
cast votes for new members of
Four incumbents, Neil Hollens-
head, John Preston, Bruce Kahn
and Mike Koenke, captured the
% largest totals. The two other open-
ings were won by Nelson Lande
and Leslie Mahler.
The student response is a mark-
ed contrast to last spring's elec-
tion support, when the race for
the SGC presidency bruoght out
4,647 voters.
Student Support
SGC President Ed Robinson
said, "This turnout supports the
hypothesis that when you do some-
thing worthwhile, students will
+ SGC Candidate
Neill Hollenshead*....... 4098
John Preston* .......... 3848
Bruce Kahn*...........3717
4 Mike Koeneke*...........3613
Nelson Lande* .......... 2452
Leslie Mahler*..........2326
Michael Dean........... 2224
Michael Davis .......... 2156
John Kelly .............1810
Rod Lockwood.......... 10861
John Burgener ........... 647
Total Vote for Candidates: 8920C
*Denotes Winner
support it. The students continue
to be involved and therefore we
'Ocontinue to do worthwhile things."
The victorious candidates attri-
buted the massive turn-out to va-
rious causes. Preston said that it
'is a mandate from the students
more aptly called a Cutler Back-
Hollenshead said, "It is essen-
tial that as many students as pos-
sible vote in the SGC election and
on the draft referendum as a de-
monstration of a belief in these
democratic principles."
r He also mentioned the weather
as a practical factor in the large
turn-out, but most of the candi-
dates felt that the tremendous
vote indicated future student sup-
port for SOC as the means for
student expression.
Kahn, co-chairman of the Draft
Referendum committee, said that
he will push for more student de-
cision making, and voiced pleasure
at the size of the vote, since "it
indicates that the students are be-
ginning to take an interest."


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Kernbersh ip Ruling Effective Today

Late World News
By The Associated Press
night in the 1954 bludgeon slaying of his first wife Marilyn, a
crime for which he already had spent nine years in prison.
The jury of seven men and five women took nearly 12 hours
to acquit the 42-year-old former osteopath of second-degree
murder in the retrial he won last June in the U.S. Supreme Court.
Sheppard served his nine years after another jury-in a
courtroom just four steps across the hall-convicted him of
second-degree murder Dec. 21, 1954.
The defendant did not take the stand in his retrial where 31
witnesses testified, compared with 70 at the nine-week first trial
when the jury deliberated five days. At the first trial the charge
was first-degree murder, and the state asked the death penalty.
that leaflets passed out on campus yesterday quoting Robert
McNamara were fraudulent. The leaflets referred to an address
supposedly made before an American Legion convention in Den-
ver, Colo., Tuesday in which McNamara allegedly said that
"..,. those students in the lower half of their class or incoming
freshmen will be the first to be reclassified if their schools and
colleges refuse to make their rank available." The Defense
Department points out that McNamara has been in Washington
for the past few days.
Members of Voice Political Party said they are not respon-
sible for the leaflets, which appeared under supposed SDS
FRANCIS A. ALLEN, Dean of the Law School, yesterday de-
livered the first of a series of Robert S. Marx Lectures at the
University of Cincinnati. The lecture was entitled, "Civil Dis-
obedience and the Legal Order."
Allen pointed out that there were inequities in the laws and
therefore, "civil disobedience is intelligible, however mistaken,
if it results in the disobedience to an unjust law."
* * ., .
"STUDENTS AT THREE OUT OF FOUR state colleges and
universities are paying higher tuition, fees, room, and/or board
charges this year than they were last year."
This was revealed in a survey released Tuesday at the first
joint meeting of the National Association of State Universities
and Land-Grant Colleges and the Association of State Colleges
and Universities.
NASULGC is an organization of 97 land-grant institutions
and major state universities in all 50 states and Puerto Rico.
ASCL is made up of 206 institutions in 43 states, the District of
Columbia, and Guam.
According to the report, the most dramatic increase in stu-
dent charges in recent years is In out-of-state tuition rates. This
year's 6.53 per cent increase in out-of-state tuition and required
fees at NASULGC institutions came on top of a 19.9 per cent
jump last year.
Out-of-state tuition and fees total $500 or less at only 13
NASULOC institutions, seven of which were originally establish-9
ed as land-grant colleges for Negroes in Southern and border
The survey revealed that generally the highest tuition rates
are in the eastern part of the country, and those with the lowest
tuition and fees are in the west and south.
The University, a member of NASULGC, this year has tuition
rates of $349 for in-state, and $1,000 out-of-state, room rates of
$360, and board, $396.

Cutler Does
Not Enact
Veto Threat
New SGC Regulation
Ends Requirement
For Lists, Advisors
New Student Government Coun-
cil regulations abolishing the re-,
quirement for campus organiza-
tions to maintain membership lists
went into effect today. Vice-Pres-
ident for Student Affairs Richard
L. Cutler had contemplated a veto
of the controversial measure.
Cutler had one week to veto the
new rules which were passed by
SGC last Thursday. Office of Stu-
dent Affairs officials affirmed to-
day that Cutler has decided to let
the measure stand.
The new procedure effectively
prohibits recurrence of the uni-
versity's disclosure of the mem-
bership lists of three left-wing
campus groups to the House Un-
American Activities Committee.
Under the new regulations. the
university will probably not have
names of members of radical poli-
tical organization to disclose.
SGC decided to revise the reg-
ulation after the school turned
in the names of 51 students and
14 faculty advisors of the groups
in response to a HUAC subpoena.
Under the new regulation, stu-
dent organizations do not have to
file the names of members or fac-
ulty advisors. Only the names of
two officers are required. Faculty
advisors are no longer mandatory
for student organizations.I
Cutler had been critical of the
council's failure to provide for
mandatory faculty advisors and£
raised questions about the advisa-
bility of permitting "clandestine
organizations" on campus.
But the University Committee
on Referral had advised Cutler'
4-3 not to veto the new regulation.
SGC said last week that it es-1
tablished the new regulations be-
cause "many students who mighti
joint an organization to learn
about it would be discouraged ifi
their names were to appear on of-
ficial membership lists.

TABULATORS IN THE SGC Election worked into the morning to compile the results of the largest
voter turn-out in SGC and University history.
State Board Aproves Seven
Recommnendc-altions on 'Colleges

By LAURENCE MEDOW the state pay up to 55 per cent
The State Board of Eduatiof community college per student
took a major steprtoward involve- costs with a maximum appropria-
ment in higher education budget tion of $450 per student enrolled in
recommendations at its regular regular programs and a maximum
meeting yesterday, as it approved of $475 per student enrolled in vo-
a list of seven recommendations cational or technical programs for
for the state's community colleges. schools spending $818 or more per
Nine community college capital student.
outlayrecommendations were al- Other Recommendations
so approved.

In an executive session with
Harold Smith, the board was al-
so brought up to date on the prog-
ress in the development of the
State Master Plan for Higher Ed-
ucation. Smith is project director
for the plan.
The board recommended that.

Protestors Continue
Sit-in in MSU Lobby

Other recommendations includ-
S Submission of lists of cours-
es designated as vocational or
technical, since there is presently
no uniformity in classification of
courses among the schools.
* Financing for a re-study of
enrollment projections for 1967-
68, since most institutions (includ-
ing four-year colleges and univer-
sities) did not meet their projec-
tions for this year.
* Financing for a study of
community college local support
sources and tuition charges (the
board is not anxious to raise lo-
cal taxes but its policy is to-
ward reducing tuition costs for all
students in the state).
0 Financing for a study of dif-
ferences between in-district and
out-district tuition charged by
community colleges with possible
revisions of district boundaries to
reduce inequities.

doing more in the area of budget
recommendations to the Legisla-
ture for all aspects of higher edu-
"We haven't gone further yet be-
cause we didn't have the staff nec-
essary to provide the facts and
figures; it's too complicated an
area to go into without sufficient
information," Brennan said.. "We
will. certainly be doing more next
year, though," he added.
"We don't want to have a rub-
ber-stamp relation with the Bu-
reau of the Budget or duplicate
the work of any other state agen-
cy," Brennan said. "The board has
a -constitutional responsibility to
advise the Legislature on higher
education budgeting. Once the
master plan is in effect, everyone
will know what direction the board
is going in," he explained.
Brennan said the board discuss-
ed the types of advisory commit-
tees which will be set up to re-
view the master plan and the pro.
cedures for establishing the com-
mittees. He said the board is in
favor of including a student com-
mittee as well as college govern-
ing boards and administrations,
faculty, governmental and legisla-
tive personnel and the general ci-
tizens' committees, all serving in
an advisory capacity.
Brennan said a timetable had

2:1 Margin
Asks 'U' End
Referendum Draws
All-Time Record Vote
In SGC Election
The answer is NO!
In a record voter turnout yes-
terday, students demanded by a
vote of 6,389 to 3,508 that the
University 'cease the compilation
of class rankings for use by the
Selective Service.
With almost 10,000 students vot-
ing, more than twice the number
of voters than in any recent Stu-
dent Government Council election,
complete returns showed females
voting almost four-to-one against
compilation and males about four-
to-three against.
Breakdown votes on Part II of
the referendum were not avail-
able yet early this morning.
Armed Forces
Regarding the drafting of men
into the armed forces, students
were asked to indicate their pref-
erence among three alternatives:
all able-bodied men must serve, a
random lottery system, or sele-
tive service. Students were' also
asked whether they preferred to
serve in the armed forces or in
some form of alternative service.
Beaming at the size of the turn-
out, SGC president Ed Robinson,
'67, declared, "This shows that
what SGC is doing is worthwhile
and that students willget involved
in things that will affect them."
Now to Follow Up
He said this proves the draft
is "not an off-campus issue" and
"hopes that SOC can now follow
up on it." Robinson did not spe-
cify just what the "follow-up"
*might include.
A sit-inmight possible result,
depending on administration re-
action to the referendum, Robin-
son indicated. But he warned that
because of the "distastefulness -of
a sit-in to many people" such an
Opposed to Compilation of
Class Rank .......... 6389
In Favor of Continuing Com-
pilation of Class Rank. 3518
In Favor...............2754
In Favor..............764
Total Vote: 9,907.
action must be carefully consider-
ed in the light of whether its dis-
tastefulness would "be outweighed
by the attention it would focus on
the grievance."
The administration has re-
peatedly indicated that it will not
accept the referendum as binding.
Rooinson said that "binding is a
loaded word," and that any fol-
low-up moves must be based. on
"concrete action" by the admin-
Forces of Freedom
Michael Zweig, Grad, chairman
of Voice Political Party, said -that
"the forces of freedom are win-
ning. Now we have to. make it
mean something."
Voice voted Tuesday night to
stage a sit-in if the administration

continues to compile class ranks in
the face of a student vote oppos-
ing this policy.
Zweig emphasized that "student
voice and power will be the focal
point of a sit-in." This is in refer-
ence to the new regulation an-
nounced by Vice-President for
Student Affairs Richard Cutler
last weekend banning sit-ins in
University buildings.
Cutler made the rule, under
which violators may be subject to
fine or suspension. without ffirst

Students at Michigan State
University continued to sit-in in
the main lobby of Bessey Hall
There were approximately 181
students sitting-in early yesterday
morning and the number dwindled

to 31 yesterday afternoon, by their
leaders' count.
The administration at MSU has
made no attempts to remove the
students from the building and
have made no statements about
the sit-in.
Brad Lang, one of the group's
spokesmen, predicted that the
group would make an official
statement about its intent to con-
tinue the sit-in early this morning,
whenever the group had reached
"sizeable" proportions.
The sit-in is being staged in
protest against a departmental de-
cision not to rehire three MSU
instructors, Robert Fogarty, Ken
Lawless and Gary Great, by the
department of American Thought
ind Language (ATL). Bessey Hall
houses the ATL department.
About 50 students had gone'
Tuesday to the office of Edward
A. Carlin, dean of the University
College, which heads the depart-
ment of ATL. At that time they
demanded an explanation for the
decision on the three instructors.
Carlin stood by the orginal de-
cision not to renew contracts for
the three men but would not make
the reasons for this action public,
reportedly stating that these rea-

According to board President been set for a preliminary draft
Thomas Brennan, there is senti- in April and a completed version
ment on the board in favor of in June of next year.
Oregon Student President
Forfeits 2=S Deferment

The student body president of
the University of Oregon, Henry
Drummonds, has given up his stu-
dent draft deferment claiming
that he is against the principle
behind the 2-S deferment. Drum-
monds characterizes the present
Selective Service as an illegitimate
way of deciding which men must
fight. "It is immoral to select men
to die," he says.
n,,,mmana ,rsnts thea nathv

The idea behind the deferment,
according to Drummonds, is that
college students are the future
leaders of the country and should
therefore be allowed to complete
their education before entering
military service. However, he
maintains that the immediate
needs of the war should take pre-
cedence over education.
Drummonds says that although
a certain percentage of college
stiudnts would die in Viet Nam.


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