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Vol. LXXVI I , No. 53-5 Ann Arbor, Michigan-Friday, July 26, 1968 Ten Cents
Ross:A mediator-administrator .,... .........
By MARK LEVIN the onslaught of the new breed he says. "The line of least resist- specialized expertise," Ross af- ing the Free Speech Movement '..5.
Editor of mediator-administrator led by ance is to maintain the continued firms. crisis, Ross frequently acted as
An apocryphal story current in U n I v e r s i t y President Robben level of services. But that is defi- f'We currenitly do not have an mediator between students and
Washington these days warns of Fleming enters the Ann Arbor nitely a formula for obsolescence. integrated Information system," administrators.
the potential dangerec of the cy- scene. A harder task is to Identify those he continues. "We'll try to develop "Students can and should make
bernetic society. Arthur Ross has only been here programs which are unneeded or, a data bank which will facilitate a contribution to University plan-
The Bur~eau of Labor Statistics a few weeks and his activities those that some other institution the circulation of information nling," he says.* .
supposedly is in a quandary be- have been limited to getting ac- can do just as well." concerning all dimensionis of Uni- Ross views the legislature, for
cause its director escaped for the quainted with University programs Determining these priorities is versity problems. h oet oehtsma
vice presidency of some midwest- and personalities. But this former how state relations got combined "Prof. Malcolm Cohen will work theticanlly.wht yma
ern college. Not only did he leave Berkeley professor of labor rela- with Ross' other function, plan- with existing faculty committees "i don't think the legislature
them without a director, but he tions who has never before been ning. in designing an integrated. Uni,- has been indifferent to the prob-
alone could understand the corn- a university administrator, brings "We want to develop new me- versity information system. To- lems of higher education. Almost
puter programs that had been in- with him a sorely-needed new ap- chanisms to come to grips with gether with people around the every state is in a fiscal crisis. It
troduced as an efficiency measure proach. the future. Basically a planning campus he will develop a consen- is characteristic of the public sec-
two years previously. "The University is determined offices can' work to develop a gen- sus as to what will be most help- tor.,..,..
Fortunately, the bureau, a $30 to avoid the necessity of another eral format for planning. New dis- ful in planning and budgeting." "The pinch on colleges and uni-
million a year operation which tuiticgn increase," Ross explains. ciplines are bound to emerge in Incidentally, Cohen designed versities relects the urgent needs
supplies almost all available data Very well and good, but that is the coming decades and the impli- new computer programs for the of social welfare programs and .
on employment levels, will sur- what administrators have been cations of these new developments Bureau of Labor Statistics while elementary and seconidary educa- -
vive without its old director, Ar- saying for the last four years, for curricula, staf'fing and physi- Ross was director. tion and other demands on state
thur. Ross, the new University while hiking tuition three of the cal plant expansion must be met." Ross admits he hasn't met revenue. The legislature has a lot
Vice President for State Relations last four Julys. "Of course, the substantive as- many students in his first two of problems which they consider
and Planning. But Ross has something addi- pects of University planning must weeks on campus. However, as equally urgent. This is not a case
The question is whether the tional to offer. be done In the individual schools chairman of the Emergency Fac- of indifference on the part of the NwVc rsd
University can remain static as "Priorities must be Identified," and departments where there is ulty Committee at Berkeley dur- people."Ne ePrsd

Six Pages
-Dairy-Richard Lee
ant Ross





PRAGUEOP-A key figure
in Czechoslovakia's liberalization
drive lost his post last night in
what seemed to be a dramatic
gesture by the new Prague lead-
ership to pacify the Soviet Union.
Virtually on the eve of its show-
down talks with the Soviet polit-
bureau, the Czechoslovak party
presidium ordered Lt. Gen. Vaclav
Pichlik, a chief target of Soviet'
attacks against the new regime, to
Freturn to army service from an
important party position.
The presidium abolished the po.-
litical department that controls
the army, the security police and
the judiciary. Prchlik had headed
the department.
The development came after
the Soviet Union was reported to
have stopped the flow of Russian
tourists to Czechoslovakia as
Prague's reform-Communist lead-
ers prepared for a showdown with:
top Kremlin officials.?
The tourist ban could be inter-
preted as adding an economic
phase to Soviet political and mili-
tary pressure against Czechoslo-
vakia's liberalization drive.
In Moscow, the Soviet Union
announced more military maneuv-
ted Press ers and stepped up its propagan-:
border da campaign against Czechoslo-
vakia's reformist leaders by link-
ing them with Mao Tse-tung.
Premier Alexei N. Kosygin met
in the Kremlin with Czechoslovak
Foreign Trade Minister Vaclav
Vales to discuss trade between the
two countries.

over-all budget
o f $23, 2milo
The University announced yesterday budgets for all op-
erating funds totalling $232,399,351 for 1968-69, up $21 mil-
lion from last year.
The general fund, which includes faculty salaries, stu-
dent services and general administration was set at nearly
$104 million by the Regents in June.
Announced yesterday were the budgets for the several
other funds which make upr .



-Associated Press
Clearingi up Clevelan'(s delris in the aftermath of violence
Ses imposes curfW"ew
on Ceveland's East Side.

Russian soldiers stand watch at the CzechI
RockLly wins. Percy
convention sup poi
r .ES e C

By The Associated Press
Mayor Carl Stokes imposed a
curfew on Cleveland's troubled


son A. Rockefeller 'picked up a
name recruit yesterday in Sen.
Charles H. Percy of Illinois, in
' his battle to wrest the GOP presi-
dential nomination from former
vice president Richard M. Nixon.
But Percy conceded in his an-
nouncement of support for the
New York governor that it will
take a near-miracle for Rocke-
feller to surmount the delegate
lead Nixon has rolled up for the
party convention less than two
weeks away.
In New York, Nixon's press sec-
retary Herbert G. Klein said Percy
had endorsed Rockefeller because
of "the lure of the vice presiden-
Asked at a news conference if
that meant Rockefeller had prom-
ised the vice presidency to Percy,
Klein replied: "There is some in-.
dication of that."
Later he added that he did
not know.
Klein noted that Percy had
publicly expressed interest in the
vice presidency, and that Nixon
had made no commitments.
Percy's action appeared to in-
terested politicians virtually to
eliminate the Illinois senator as
a potential vice presidential nom-
inee on a Nixon slate.
There had been wide specula-
tion that if Nixon were nominated
he might pick a youthful running-
mate of liberal tendencies who
was closely associated with big-
city problems.
Percy's late-hour leap into the

momentum now building up be-
fore our convention."
The Illinois senator told a news
conference audience that nobody,
including Rockefeller and Nixon,
had ever talked to him about the
vice presidential nomination.
Percy made it clear that he
bases his support of Rockefeller
primarily on the latter's proposals
for a negotiated peace in Vietnam.
The Illinois junior senator was
careful, however, not to criticize
Nixon. He declined to comment
on the former vice president's
Vietnam position.
Percy said he doesn't think that
Rockefeller is the only Republican
who can win in November "but he
has the best chance." He pledged
his support for the nominee, who-
ever he is.

Russian authorities said an an- East Side last night that said the
tiaircraft exercise called Sky use of black community leaders
Shield is now under way. This an- to calm the area was not a failure.
nouncement came only 36 hours "National Guard and white po-
after the Soviet armed forces lice will go into the area to in-
started logistic maneuvers in the sure that the curfew is kept and
western part of the country, in- the people keep off the streets,"
cluding that along the Czecho- Stokes told newsmen.
slovak border. The curfew will affect the Glen-
Soviet troops also were reported ville neighborhood in the East
on the move in parts of East Ger- Side and will be in effect from
many, which adjoins Czechoslo- 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.
vakia on the north. However, this! Stokes said he planned a meet-
is the usual time of year for ma- king with safety officials, Police

In what appeared to be a fur-
ther attempt to discredit the
Czechoslovak leadership, Pravda
lumped it together with Red Chi-
na's Mao, who is depicted here as
a traitor to true Communism.
The Soviet Communist party
newspaper said Mao and rightist
-a term used here to embrace
Czechoslovak liberals--are "unit-
ed by a striving to replace Lenin-
ism by so-called national ver-

-off the street] and end the loot- i anonymously telephoned bombe
ing." - threat on his life."
Stokes said. "No civilians, in- Fifty white demopstrators pick-,
cluding newsmen, would be per- eted City Hall briefly during the
mitted into the cordoned off day. They carried a black flag and

Chief Michael Blackwell and Ohio
Adj. Gen. Sylvester Del Corso
to work out details.
"In something like this I will
have to rely on their professional
judgment," Stokes said.'
Stokes said that he did not be-
lieve "black leadership had failed.
They had requested a 24-hour
period to quell tension and this
they had accomplished."
"Their job was ended," Stokes
added, "but there was still a need
to keep people-mainly youngsters

the University total expendi-
The largest of these is the ex-
pendable restricted fund which is
expected to amount to $71 million.
This fund includes sponsored re-
search projects of which gover-
ment contracts make up over 70
per cent.
The remainder of the restricted
fund goes for libraries, extension
and off-campus educational pur-
poses, and student aid through,
scholarships and loans.
The next largest expenditure is
the auxiliary activities fund - of
$57.5 million which includes self-
supporting operations such as the
University hospital and the res-
idence halls. It also includes the
mental health activities budget
of $6.5 million. This budget pro-
vides funds for state supported
operations of the hospital's psy-
chiatric units and the Mental
Health Research Institute.
The expendable restricted fund
anticipates $52 million in federal
government grants and contracts.
Another $13 million is expected in
gifts, grants and income on the
University's endowment funds.
The self-supporting activities'in
the auxiliary fund include an ex-
pected expenditure by the hospi-
tals of over $30 million, residence
hall expenditures budgeted at
$11.8 million, and other expendi-
tures by the Union and League,
intercollegiate athletics, student
publications, and parking opera-
The general fund budget an-
nounced in June represents a
state appropriation of $63,272,292,
with student fees estimated at
$29,299,078. The budget antici-
pates about $10 million in direct
cost reimbursement on research


The six-mile square area in-
cludes most of the Hough neigh-
borhood which was the scene of
looting and burning in 1966.
The Rev. Baxter Hill and some
50 other black leaders were with
Stokes when the curfew announce-
ment was made.
The Rev. Mr. Hill said; "We're
turning the community back to
the mayor." The Negro leaders
voted yesterday to end their pa-
trolling and they thanked Stokes
for his confidence in them.
Gen. Del Corso told newsmen
that the Guardsmen in the area
"would shoot only if a looter was
caught and resisted arrest. I
don't anticipate that there will
be a necessity for shooting."
Earlier yesterday, Stokes said,
"We do not think the danger has,
passed." Less than an 'hour later
his words were reinforced by an

a poster which read: "End this
war on black America and this
war on the ghetto. Please sup-
port black America."
In 'contrast to the 10 dead and
19 wounded in three hours of
sniper fire Tuesday night, the
Negro mayor reported three fires,
36 stores logted and 13 arrests
Wednesday night.,
The guard was returned to a
dozen or so locations where citi-
zens' patrols had not been able
to prevent 'looting Wednesday
night, Stokes said.
In place of the soldiers and
white officers, Negro police and
about 500 concerned Negro cit-
izens patrolled from dusk to dawn,
counselling against the looting
and fire bombing that many
groups of teen-agers said they
were itching to start.
"I feel we owe a great deal to
the citizens of the community
and its black leadership, who pre-
vented more trouble," the 41-year-
old mayor said.
In an interview in Washington,
Atty. Gen. Ramsey Clark blamed
a handful of violent extremists
for Tuesday's shootings in Cleve-
land, and said he is surprised
similar incidents have not hap-
pened elsewhere.
But Clark said there is no evi-
dence of any national conspiracy
involved in any big-city disturb-
ance. Fred Ahmed Evans, one of
those arrested in Cleveland, term-
ed the shootings there the begin-
ning of a planned series of such
events nationwide.
Cleveland Mayor Carl B. Stokes
had cited FBI reports that sim-
ilar incidents would erupt Wed-
nesda in Chicaan TDtrnit and

Sheriff Douglas J. Harvey yes-
terday was found not guilty of un-
fair labor practices in the firing
of four deputies by State Labor
Mediation Board Examiner Joseph
B. Bixler,
However, Bixler cited Harvey
for two' instances of "coercion or
threat" involving deputies. Bi.xler
based his findings on testimony
from hearings held last April and
Bixler also, cleared Harvey of
charges that he interfered with
the Washtenaw Deputy Associa-
tion and that he has shown dis-
crimination toward1 deputies be-
cause they supiported the Associa-
The two instances of "coercion
or threat" involved Deputy David
Fitzpatrick and former Deputy
Ralph England.
Bixler said testimony , estab-
lished that Harvey told Fitzpat-
rick he. would be "the next one
out the door if you goof up" after
the deputy told fellow officers he
did not want the Sheriff's "favor-s
ites" on the Association's officers
Other testimony destablished
Harvey told England "to keep
your mouth shut" about the As-
sociation or any other union in
the department.
Bixler said the two incidents
violated the deputies' rights to
"concerted activity" and ordered
Harvey to "cease and desist" from
any similar action in the future.

Loan j
Technical difficulties may
hold a $10,000 grant from the
City Human Relations Cbmmis-
sion to a year-old local organ-
ization called Housing Emer-
gency Loan Project (HELP).
Since May, 1967, HELP has
provided emergency housing
loans for more than 40 poor
The organization started out

iroj eet: A call for

However, City Attorney Pe-
ter Forsythe found the grant,
in violation of the City Char-
ter, which prohibits giving
money to a lending organiza-
tion, said Rev. Ralph Parvin,
vice chairman of HELP.
A new proposal for the grant
has been formulated by one
member of HELP, an attorney.
The proposal will be' sent to
the city as soon as it is com-

HELP also receives donations
from private individuals.
The loans are used for se-
curity deposits or first or last
month rent often required by
landlords before they allow ten-
ants to move in. Most poor
people do not have the savings
to enable them to pay these

Most recipients for HELP
loans are referred by the city's
Emergency Housing Coordina-
tor, Harry Finkelstein, who ar-
ranges interviews with HELP's
disbursement committee. HELP
was founded by Betty Powell,
the city's first Emergency
Housing Director.
Loans are interest free and
terms of repayment are based
on individual capacity to pay.
In some cases loans are ex-

HELP is operated
member Board of
Many are reinients

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