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The

Ann

Arbor

Street

Fair:

You

can't

miss

it

By LAURIE HARRIS
There was an airplane in the middle of
State Street yesterday. And there were people
everywhere-listening to the band on South
University, looking at paintings on East Liber-
ty, buying antiques on North University.
The Ann Arbor Street Fair is back again,
and for the next three days it will be bringing
a smattering of life, color and creativity to the
town's summer lethargy.
This year's street fair-unlike any other-has
become more than anything else a meeting
ground for street people, middleclass people
looking for bargain cultfure and sales at the
-local stores, and, of course, the police.
The airplane was on display on State Street,
and people stopped to look in it. Kids and streeet
people played with balloons, and everyone ate
ice cream to fight the heat.
A stand was set up at the corner of East
University and South University, and local
theatre and musical groups entertained the
crowds all during the fair.
At the antique tent, many customers brows-
ed. But what they found was, as one spectatgr
put it, a melange of over-priced goods without
much real quality.
The greatest attraction of the fair for many
- outside of staring at the hippies, of course,

-- were demonstrations and displays by artists
who used all kinds of media.
People milled around Charles Haubrich as
he cautiously welded metal to make models of
old cars, airplanes and coaches.
Others were fascinated by George Kafka's
carefully balanced mobiles. The air plays with
golf balls while they balance precariously on a
metal pedestal. Viewers wait for the balls to
topple -- but they never do.
Thomas Hibben's fountains also entranced the
crowd. His copper fountains are made of small
fish which magically appear to swim in the
air.
Small stalls lined South and North University,
most selling little objets* d'art. But their cost
was often staggering and many careful shop-
pers resorted to price comparing to combat
the overpricing rampant everywhere.
The street people --along with the 300 in-
vited artists - had their stands too, in front
of the shops of friendly merchants and right
on the street. They sold all kinds of things,
from incense and hats to fur rugs.
On State Street and Main Street, the fair
took the form of a gigantic bargain sale, and
the streets were jammed with shoppers..
The fair is here until Sunday, and don't worryY.
about missing it. You can't. It's everywhere.
1af&jau

-Daily-Jerry

BDaiti

-Daily-Larry Robbins

Vol. LXXIX, No. 45-S Ann Arbor, Michigan-Thursday, July 17, 1969 Four Pages

CEASE-FIRE:
ccept truce
in Honduras
By The Associated Press
Honduras and El Salvador accepted a cease-fire last
night proposed by a peace committee of the Organization of
American States, but each nation insisted on conditions.
The two Central American nations began fighting three
days ago.
A spokesman for El Salvador's Foreign Ministry said his
government demanded assurances that persecution of Sal-
vadorean citizens in Honduras would stop and that the situa-
tion would return to that pertaining before fighting broke out.j
He said the cease-fire would go into effect as soon as
Honduras stopped hostilities and the OAS committee accepted
El Salvador's conditions.

Ed
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BULLETIN
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio )P) -
Firebombings, v i o I e n c e and
looting broke out here for the
second straight -night yester-
day. The National Guard was
ordered into the city.
Gov. James A. Rhodes called
out the guardsmen after vio-
lence was reported s p r e a d
throughout the city, and police
said they were fired upon by
snipers.
r Details were unavailable.
Mayor Anthony B. Flask re-
quested the troops.

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Cohen
urges ed
reform-
LANSING tp) - The Gover-
nor's Commission on Educa-
tional Reform yesterday con-
cluded public hearings after(
taking testimony from a num-
ber of educators, including
Dean Wilbur Cohen of the{
education school.,
Cohen emphasized the magni-
tude of the problem of educational]
reform.
"By the end of the decade of the
seventies," he predicted, "educa-
tional expenditures in Michigan
are more likely to be double those
today than be 50 per cent larger."
Unless the Mtate is willing tor
spend' more money on education,;
Cohen warned, the state will lose
some of its future economic po-
tential to such states as Texas and
California-current leaders in edu-
cational reform.
' Cohen suggested elimination of
the property tax as a means of
financing education.
He urged shifting Tresponsibility'
for all industrial and public utility
taxation to the states instead,
since business is the greatest ben-:
efactor from increased education.
"Alternatively," C o h e n said.
"levy a special corporate income
tax for educational purposes."
The mammoth job of sorting out(
the testimony of more than 100
Vyita ra - onnp +h n mm -i-

Earlier yesterday fresh Hon-
duras troops moved up to Nuevo
Ocotepeque, an emptied town near
the border of El Salvador, in prep-
aration for what a senior officer
predicted would be a big-scale
battle to drive Salvador troops out
of Honduras.
The town normally has about
10,000 residents, but all have fled
in the direction of nearby Guate-
mala to escape the armed hos-
tilities.
Col. Arnaldo Alvarado said he
expected the big fight to develop.
by early today.
Ocotepeque is five miles from
the Honduras - Salvador border
and has been the scene of someI
hard fighting between the out-
manned Honduran and the Sal-1
vadorean forces that crossed the
border Monday.
Earlier Honduras accepted yes-
terday a conditional cease-fire in
the war with El Salvador, a peace,
committee of the Organization of!
American States announced. But,
Salvador troops thrusting deeper
into Honduras showed no sign of
halting.
Instead, the Salvador army de-
manded that the armed forces of;
Honduras "surrender or be de-
stroyed on the battlefield" on the
third day of the war between the
two small Central American na-
tions.,
It was understood El Salvador
demanded as part of a cease-fire
a guarantee for the property and
rights of the 300,000 Salvador
people who live in Honduras, one
of the causes of the outbreak of
the war. El Salvador accused Hon-
duras of committing atrocities
against those people.

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Apollo

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heads

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By DAVID CHUD WIN f
Special To The Daily
CAPE KENNEDY - The three
Apollo 11 astronauts are streaking
+f~xi-Me ha Ynnn fftrn nr

By JURY KAHN
The executive committee of the education school has
unanimously agreed to seat two non-voting student repre-
sentatives on the committee.
The committee's decision was announced yesterday in the
minutes of last week's meeting.
The action makes the education school the first Univer-
sity college' or school to allow student representation on Its
top decision-making body.
The journalism department, which instituted voting stu-
dent representation on its executive committee last winter,
is presently the only literary a- ------- - -
college unit whose executive --
committee has student mem-
bers. P io

that all Americans be given a holi-
day Monday to celebrate lunar
landing "a moment of transcend-.
ent drama."

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tjUWar themoon aser a spc- A five minute burn of the Sa-
tacular blast off viewed live by turn V Boosters' third stage en-
a million people in the C a p e gine put Armstrong and crew
Kennedy area. mates Michael Collims and Edwin
Their course is so accurate that (Buzz) Aldrin on their- moonward
a scheduled mid-course correc- path at 12:18 p.m. yesterday. The
tion was cancelled yesterday. 'We firing increased the speed of
have scrubbed the mid-course," Apollo 11 to about 35,500 feet per
radioed; spacecraft Commander second, enough to break the bonds
Neil Armstrong as Apollo 11 pass- of earth's gravity.
ed the 28,000 mile mark in its
three-day trip to the moon. "The velocities were almost
President Nixon urged yesterday exactly on the track," reported

SEEK GENERAL MOBILIZATION
Prof s plan fall anti-war w4

Launch Operations Director Roc- 'against the partially cloudy sky.
co Petrone. Smoke wafted from the rocket,
The epic voyage began after a the product of liquid oxygen boil-
nearly trouble-free 28-hour count ing off in the humid air.
down. At exact 9:32 a.m. the rocket
Through the night launch crews came to life. The ignition sequence
pumped propellants into the 363 began and the small flame burst
foot tall Saturn V. Computers con- from the bottom ,of the rocket.
tinuously checked out the various Suddenly the area around the
systems of the rocket and t h e base of the rocket exploded with
Apollo spacecraft atop it. flame.
For what seemed like an eter-
As dawn broke the mammoth nity to those watching from near-
booster was illuminated by a by roads, the booster just sat on
searing sun. Despite its three-mile the pad. Then excruciatingly
distance from observation posts, slowly, it began to rise. Huge
the vehicle loomed clearly visible amounts of smoke and flame de-
flected from the launch pad by
Ihuge steel sheets, flared hund-
reds of feet to the sides.
Picking up speed the white ar-
row cleared the umbilical tower
ork shoas it rose higher and higher. The
noise and heat began to reach the
thousands of spectators. Repeat-
ed thunder claps buffeted cheer-
cept was further developed by ing crowds who watched the
Prof. Donald Brown. "We peach-yellow flames spew forth
the University as a center to from the five engines of the first
prepare students to go back to stage.
towns for a weekend or a The rocket quickly picked up
eekends to ring doorbells and speed, soaring into the distance.
ganize the high school student After two minutes the wide white
as." contrail began to form high in the
tactic that will be discussed at sky. Sopn all that was visible was
a dot of flames.
iop is the organization of a ,
op is theoranizaton ofh a ,"I've never seen anything like'
ally, for example, one which it," said television performer Ed
football stadium with 35,000 McMahon, one of the invited
give people a visual concept of guests. "As an old marine pilot I
people have been killed, or the can't believe what I saw."

Education school students al-
ready have non-voting seats on
all other committees of the
school.
The decision was made last
week at a closed session of the
ekecutive committee. This session
followed a discussion of the stu-
dent representation issue between
student representatives and mem-
bers of the committee.
Announcement of the decision
was delayed u n t 11 committee
chairman Wilbur Cohen, dean of
the education school, discussed
the issue with committee member
Irene Heller, who was not present
at last week's meeting.
Cohen had also indicated last
week that he might confer with
members of the Regents and Pres-
ident Robben Fleming before
making the committee's decision
public.
The new student representatives
are Nancy Sprague, Grad., and
Terry Terteling, '70. They were
selected last March from a group
of applicants by a six-man com-
mittee.
The selection committee, estab-
lished under the auspices of Stu-
dents for Educational Innovation,
is composed of three volunteers
selected during a mass meeting,
and, three students who had pre-
viously sat on faculty committees.
SEI President Jack Eisner, who
ROTC forum
Senate Assembly's Academic
Affairs Committee will hold
an open meeting at 8 p.m. to-
night in Aud. A on the rela-
tionship between the Univer-
sity and the Reserve Officer
Training Corps.
was present at the earlier meeting
last week, said last night that the
total significance of the commit-
tee's decision will not be known
for some time.
"The committee's attitude will
decide whether non-voting stu-
dent representation is the highest

gas tests
suspended
WASHINGTON l4) - Sec-
retary of the Army Stanley
R. Resor announced yester-
day a suspension of the use of
poisonous gases in defensive
training at Ft. McClellan, Ala.
He confirmed also that open
air . testing of lethal chemical
agents has been suspended at
Edgewood Arsenal, Md. That ac-
tion was disclosed Tuesday by
Rep. Clarence D. Long (D-Md).
The suspension follows con-
siderable congressional criticism
about the Army's use of lethal.
nerve gases in the open at mili-
tary bases.
Resor said that in the meantime
a committee of civilian scientif-
ic experts will be appointed to
review procedures used in t h e
Edgewood tests as well as Ft.
McClellan's trAining program.
A Pentagon spokesman said an
example of the Alabama base's
defensive training with l e t h a 1
agents involved trainees decon-
taminating artillery shells filled
with mustard gas.
The Army recently reported to a
House Government Operations
subcommittee that it was con=
ducting the open air tests at the
Maryland and Alabama facilities
as well as the Dugway Proving
-Ground in Utah, where 5,000 sheep
were accidently killed last year
by nerve gas.
Resor's statement made no men-
tion of the Dugway activities.
The Army said later testing
would continue at Dugway.
"A thorough study was com-
pleted recently concerning t h e
safety procedures at Dugway and
it was concluded that testing could
continue safely," the Army said.
The Army said all other test-

By ALEXA CANADY
Thirty-five professors from 15 different
departments met last night to discuss the
mobilization of anti-war sentiment in the
University community, Washtenaw Coun-
ty, and Southeastern Michigan.,
The professors' aim is the immediate
unilateral withdrawal of the United States
from Vietnam although they differ on the
basis for this withdrawal.
This group will serve as the planning
body for a Sept. 10 action workshop where
the groun hones to involve people opposed

workshop here will spark action on other
campuses immediately after their school
years begin.
"The workshop is distinctly different
from the traditional protest action of a
teach-in," explained history Prof. Glen
Waggoner. The workshopis not intended
as an end in itself, but as a "vehicle for
further mobilization" and as. an oppor-
tunity to produce concrete plans for future
action, he said.
Yesterday, the group discussed some
possible programs for action which will be

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