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Vol. LXXIX, No. 41-S Ann Arbor, Michigan-Friday, July 11, 1969 Ten Cents

Six Pages





Turn to page 21 under Discipline of
the new fall Literature, Science and Arts
catalog and you'll find two new innocu-
ous-looking paragraphs which appar-
ently violate the entire student judi-
cary system established by Student
Government Council and the proposed,
The paragraphs, which have never
appeared before in the publication, warn
that any student who is "alleged to have
been involved in disruption in the of-
fices, classrooms, laboratories and li-
braries of the University" should be sub-
ject to disciplinary action by the LSA
Administrative Board.
Last year, however, SGC established
a Central Student Judiciary system
which permits student trials only before
courts formed by democratically-elect-
ed student governments in schools or
The Administrative Board is com-
posed of nine faculty and administra-
tors, and two non-voting students ap-

pointed by the LSA Student Steering
James -Shaw, assistant dean and
chairman of the board, claims it "has
de facto responsibility under the Fac-
ulty Code to set up these k i n d s of
The actual guidelines, he says, stem
from meetings following the Karen
Danzer case in 1967.
The Danzer controversy flared when
then Vice-President for Student Affairs
Richard C'utler tried to bring Miss Dan-
zer before the board for sitting in
against a visiting admiral .on N o r t h
With no precedent to go on, the Board
refused the case - but worked on the
statement now in the LSA catalog.
"We formulated the guidelines to be
purposely broad, so we could cover all
types of cases that might occur," says
Shaw. Disruptive cases, says Shaw,
come under the broad concept of "aca-
demic" jurisdiction.
The statement consequently was pub-

lished in the Daily Official Bulletin last
July, and now stands as the literary
college's official policy on University
Student Government Council flatly
disagrees. Under the Central Judiciary
established last fall - and under the
proposed by-laws, if passed - all stu-
dents charged with violating academic
or non-academic regulations must ap-
pear before student-formed boards.
Boards may be formed within dormi-
tories, schools, colleges - any Univer-
sity units - as long as they represent
"democratically elected" student coun-
Students convicted may appeal to the
governing faculty of their school, or di-
rectly to President Robben Fleming.
Under the Administrative Board pol-
icy, Ihowever, students are tried before
a six man court of two faculty, t w o
counseling administrators and two stu-
dents. The only provision for appeal is
to the dean.
"The Administrative Board provision

is clearly in violation of the SGC bill of
rights, every bit of legislation passed
last year and the by-laws," declares
grad Michael Davis, former SGC Execu-
tive Vice President who a 1 s o helped
write the by-laws.
"It is not representative of any stu-
dent government, and it is in no way a
judicial body," he says.
Shaw notes that "students were in-
volved in drafting the board's guide-
lines" - but the students were only
representatives of the LSA steering
committee, which Shaw admits chooses
its members "sometimes carefully, some-
times by lot."
In any case, the Administrative
Board clearly does not represent a stu-
dent government elected by any school
or college.
Davis predicts that any case called
before the board in the future-if any-
will provoke a political fight which will
"tear the University apart.''



permit regulations


Murd er ;gun
found in river
A gun recovered by Michigan. State Police divers in the
Huron River yesterday afternoon has been positively identi-
fied as the weapon which killed Margaret Phillips.
The gun was found about 150 yards upstream from the
bridge where U.S. 23 crosses the river. Police used an elec-
tronic metal detector, similar to a mine detector, to locate
the gun.
Ann Arbor Police Chief Walter Krasny said that police
would have stopped searching yesterday in the muddy water
of the Huron whether they found anything or not.
The search had been going on during daylight hours
since Monday morning. A State Police team of seven pro-
- ----- >fessional skindivers headed by
Sgt. Bernard Schrader was re-
Intro iiee sponsible for the recovery of
intro uce te weapon.

for pa
City Council revised a city
parks ordinance last night in
an effort to resolve the con-
troversy over rock concerts in
the parks.
The major revision in the ordi-
nance stipulates that concerts
with electronically a m p 1i f i e d
music be banned from city parks
in predominantly resi d e n t ial
areas. This virtually rules out any
park except Gallup Park.
The original ordinance did not
ban concerts from parks in pre-
dominantly residential areas but
did require that the concerts be
The new regulations do allow
rock concerts on other property
made available to the city. This
would include the University-
owned Fuller Flatlands.
According to the ordinance, the
music can not go above 90 decibels
at the periphery of the park.
Council also ruled last night
that the music can not last for
more than three hours, and said
the time limit would be strictly
The permit for a rock concert
last Sunday was denied to the
White Panther Party, when police
reported the possibility of an in-
flux of motorcycle gangs from
outside the city.
White Panther members held a
picnic instead in Nichols Arbore-
tum, and only 40 motorcycles ap-
Mayor Robert Harris said last
night that a different citizens
group, which would include a
White Panther representative, has
indicated that they wish to be the
sponsors of a rock concert this
Sunday and will apply for a per-
mit today.
Harris said major controversy
centered around the "peripheral
activities"-like possession of al-
cohol and obscene language-but
that reports of violations were ex-
aggerated and the "violations are
not inherent in rock concerts."
"gm~ hvnain "Enn



WASHINGTON (P) - A tough
new provision that would cut off
federal funds to students involved
in violent campus uprisings has
been approved by a House appro-
priations subcommittee.
Under the bill, a college could
not approve a student's applica-
tion for federal financial assist-
ance if he had participated in a
violent campus disruption.
At present, funds can be with-
drawn only after a student has
been convicted of a crime arising
out of a campus disturbance.
The new provision, written by
Rep. Neal Smith (D-Iowa), also
would do away with a present
requirement that a student get a
hearing before his aid is with-
There have been few cases un-
der the present law of funds being
cut off after a conviction, pri-
marily because of the slowness of
court procedures.
The Office of Education esti-
mates 1.5 million students or
about one-fourth of the total
number enrolled in degree-credit
colleges, are receiving some form
of federal aid.
The provision was added to a
bill appropriating money to run
the Department of Health, Edu-
cation and Welfare which is ex-
peeted to attract even tougher
amendments before the House
completes action on it in a few
Members determined to bring
congressional force to bear on the
problem of unruly students have
been waiting all session for a
chance to act and the HEW ap-
propriations bill offers it.
Despite its relative ineffective-
ness the present law has drawn
severe criticism from college ad-
ministrators and students and the
new version undoubtedly will pro-
duce even louder outcries.
Smith's new move follows the
failure of the House Education
and Labor Committee to come up
with a less stringent bill.
At one-point the Education and

Meanwhile, Ernest R. Bishop,
Jr. remained in the county jail
without bond awaiting arraign-
ment in Circuit Court on an open
charge of murder. He was bound
over for arraignment in a prelim-
inary examination in District
Judge S. J. Elden's court Wednes-
l dn.v

-Daily-Peter Dreyfuss
Stephenson speaks against concerts
Two more sentence
In South U. Itrials


aay. -Associated Press
Washtenaw County Prosecutor A Michigan State Police crime lab specialist holds the semi-automatic, seven shot, .22 caliber Ber-
William Delhey said last night, nardelli pistol which he says fired the three bullets that killed Margaret Phillips. State Police found
"We -had an excellent case even the gun in the Huron River yesterday on the fourth and last day of their search.
without the gun." Delhey added e----- --- - --- - - -
that the successful search adds f
credibility to the account given by AGNEW I.MAY VOTE:
Clifford Shewcraft, an acquain-
tance of Bishop's who allegedly
saw and talked with him on Sat-I
urday night, the night of the

Shewcraft led police to the Hur-
on River bridge Monday and di-
rected the search for a gun he
said he saw Bishop throw into the
river from the U.S. 23 bridge.
Shewcraft also testified in
Bishop's preliminary examination
Wednesday morning that the de-
fendant had bought a .22 caliber
gun in Lansing. Shewcraft said
the gun had been in his possession
until about 11:00 on July 4, the
night of the murder, when Bishop,
asked for the weapon, explaining
he was going to collect some
money from a man.
Shewcraft further said under
oath he returned home by 11:30
where Bishop stopped in some
time later "looking scared' and
appearing as if he had been cry-
See MURDER, Page 3
thieu asks
Viet election
with NLF
SAIGON (R - South Viet-
nam's President Nguyen Van
Thieu proposed yesterday in-
ternationally supervised elec-
tions with Communist partici-
pation as a means of ending
the Vietnam war.
.Thieu saaester1 that an "elec- I

compromise expected
WASHINGTON (1P) - George D. soft-sell approach in trying to for the previous plan to deploy
Aiken, the Senate's senior Repub- sway GOP senators to back the ABM's close to large cities.
lican, became yesterday the 50th program, replied: "You don't sell Forty-eight are listed as back-'
member to oppose President Nix- something by going into a room ing the administration proposal
on's Safeguard ABM program and with a baseball bat." while two-Winston L. Prouty (R-
the increased possibility of a com- Meanwhile, Republican Sen. Vt.) and John J. Williams (R-
promise on the issue. Charles H. Percy says it is "pure Del)-are publicly uncommitted.
Senate Democratic Leader Mike hogwash" to argue the program is But Prouty is expected to follow
Mansfield told newsmen earlier -needed to strengthen President the lead of his senior colleague,
there appeared to be an even split Nixon's hand for U.S.-Soviet dis- putting a majority of the Senate
on the controversy, which would armament talks. on record against the administra-
permit. Vice President Spiro T. Nixon's proposal, which he la- tion's proposal.
Agnew to vote in Congress for the beled "Safeguard," was itself a "They can't get a modification
first time and break the tie. compromise, substituting the in- that won't be damaging in the
Mansfield told newsmen sena- itial deployment of a few missile ong run," Aiken said of the Armed
tors already have "made up their sites in sparsely inhabited areas Services Committee.
minds" on the antimissile ques-
tion and he doubts whether any FEDERAJ
votes will be affected by the de-
bate that began Tuesday and
which may last three weeks. ---

"ome hnave seized on these
peripheral activities to r a g e
against people with long hair and
radical politics," said Harris.
"Some of us are sane enough to
know we can not make war on our
youth as if they were our
"We must be able to' have rock
concerts and law and, order," said
Harris. "The concerts can con-
tinue as long as the sponsors co-
operate. They, must be willing to
promise that beforehand."
The mayor said the police will
patrol any future concerts but
"hopefully the police force will be
minimal." He added that the po-
lice department will decide-not
city hall-how they will act.
However, there was sharp con-
flict between Republican and
Democratic councilmen over what
is "inherent" in a rock concert.
Councilman James Stephenson
(R-Fourth Ward) asked rhetori-
cally, "What is inherent in that
kind of concert that it can attract
motorcycle gangs, White Panth-
ers, and others from outside the
Councilman Joseph Edwards
(R-Third Ward) claimed, "The
majority of citizens are angry
with the ultraliberal, permissive
action of Council last May (when
Council amended the ordinance to
See COUNCIL, Page 3

District Court Judge S.J. Elden sentenced two more persons
Wednesday on misdemeanor charges arising from the South Univer-
sity disturbances three weeks ago.
The cases brought the number to five convicted since trials began.
Ten have been tried and four acquitted. One case ended in a hung
jury and will be retried at the end of the month.
Kent Livingston, 17, of 2736 Georgetown Blvd., was sentenced
to'14 days in jail to be served on weekends, and $230 in fine and
court costs.
Livingston was found guilty of creating a disturbance on July 2.
Also sentenced was Diane Bennham, 25, of 825 Sylvan. Miss
Bennham was ordered to spend 30 days in the county jail and pay
$240 for creating a contention.
Livingston was arrested a block off South University on the lawn
of his apartment. Prosecutor Thomas F. Shea maintained Livingston
was shouting at the police and possibly even threw rocks or bottles
at them.
Livingston insisted under oath he did not use 'abusive language
or throw anything but admitted he was very upset at the police
charges and was not sure exactly what he had done or said prior to
his arrest.
Miss Bennham had been accused of trying to free another girl
from police custody on the night of June 17. The girl, Judy Jeska,
was acquitted earlier of charges of creating a disturbance in a court
trial presided over by District Judge Pieter G. V. Thomassen.
A preliminary examination is now underway to discover if there
is'probable cause to believe Gary Holley, 17, of 1444 Washington Hts.,
attacked an Ann Arbor police officer with a knife on June 17.


"It looks like a 50-50 proposi-
tion," he said.
According to an Associated Press
poll, there now are 50 senators
opposed to Nixon's plan, 48 in
support and two uncommitted
Aiken told newsmen he is con-I
fident the senators will "reach an!
agreement on an amendment be-
fore they come to a vote" and said
if Safeguard proponents refuse to
accept a compromise, "they're
The Vermont senator declined
to say which of two proposed




j eet gets $5

Two professors in the educa-
tion school have received a
federal gift-$5 million worth-
to set up a program to train
urban educators.
The professors, Anthony C.
Milazzo and Mathew J. Trippe,
have redrafted their proposal
since they first presented it this
spring, to answer some dis-
satisfaction in the education
school over its aims. But some

Unlike another urban educa-
tion program which was pro-
posed by Prof. David Angus, the
Milazzo - Trippe program does
not include undergraduates in
the education school.
Instead it trains graduate stu-
dents at the masters and doc-
toral level and experienced edu-
The program is divided in
seven basic areas, including an,

cussion among education pro-
fessors about the manner in
which the proposal was written
and what its goals were.
Prof. Angus says the original
proposal "didn't spell out a pro-
gram. You couldn't tell what
was going to happen." He has
not seen the rewritten proposal.
Education school Dean Wil-
bur Cohen also had objections
to the original proposal and
asked Milazzo and Trippe to re-

with Trippe today to discu
rewritten proposal.
"I wish there had beens
gram included for under
ates in the education sc
says Bill Berends, thez
graduate representativeo
rewrite committee. "I
Cohen has to do som
about this in the future."
In addition to the su
camp, the Milazzo-Tripp

uss the -Leadership training com-
posed primarily of post masters
a pro- students who will serve as con-
gradu- sultants to other program pro-
chool," jects;
under- -Post Doctoral Training de-
on the signed to provide college pro-
think fessors who can help develop
ething future urban studies programs;
-New Careers Component,
mmr- created to help provide college
r pro-opportunities f o r previously

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