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Vol. LXXIX, No. 64-S Ann Arbor, Michigan-Wednesday, August 13, 1969 Ten Cents
111controversore problems, no ans
By MARTIN HIRSCHMAN member of the intramural corn- funding plan, it is becoming un- committee in its funding report health Prof. John Kirscht's Bio- willing to pay at all said they were Study,t
Daily News Analysis mittee, and has generally b e e n likely that a compromise on the cited "apparent general student statistic 530 seminar, the Kirscht not willing to pay more than $10 funding
Although f e w student leaders viewed as a method of decreasing funding question can be worked support" for the use of tuition Study was primarily concerned a year. defeated
or administrators are presently student opposition to the funding out. revenues, with discovering the recreational The total of those unwilling to But o:
talking about the question of proposal. Administrators continue to ar- This finding was based on the interests and needs of the Univer- pay anything and those willing to ministr
funding for the proposed multi- If the fee increase were insti- gue that new facilities are needed "Kirscht Study" which, the in- sity community. But two questions pay only up to $10 a year includes dent R
million dollar intramural facili- tuted immediately, proponents of and should be built. Like it or not, tramural committee stated, shows concerning the funding of pro- 67.4 per cent of those students sur- pressed
ties, controversy is almost certain the deferred funding plan argue, they say, an increase in student that "57 per cent of the students posed new facilities were included. veyed. of an S
to flare up again this fall. some students would be paying for fees Is the only source available surveyed approve of the use of stu- Asked to choose between a num- In addition, the Kirscht Study
Under a proposal now up for facilities they would never be able for the necessary funds. dent fees to finance new indoor ber of suggested sources for fund- notes, "Written comments (on the Both
consideration by the executive of- to use. Student leaders, meanwhile, facilities." ing the new facilities, only 6.3 per funding question) indicated that last fall
ficers, two new building's would be But despite the attraction this have agreed that n e w facilities But while this statement in the cent of those students surveyed a few of the students interpreted and exe
constructed w i t h funds coming plan holds for some members of would be desirable. But they have intramural committee report is ac- picked student fees as the sole the question as referring to an dication
from a tuition increase of "up to the University commuity, deferred objected strongly to the use of tu- curate, it is far from complete. source of funds. amount to be taken from tuition" pus-wid
$15 per term." funding may simply be unfeasible. ition monies for this purpose. Op- Although only 43.3 per cent of The study shows that 63.2 pr rather than an increase in tuition, reflect t
The proposal, drafted by the tri- Vice President for Academic Af- position to the proposed tuition those students surveyed in the cent of the students expressed pre- With these general objections Inste
partite Committee on Recreation fairs Allan F. Smith - who had increase has been expressed by a Kirscht Study said they were not ference for the use of student fees to the Kirscht Study and to the statistic
and Intramurals, suggests, how- originally asked t h e intramural wide range of student groups, in- willing to pay for new facilities, in combination with one or more presumption of student support for bly tak
ever, that the fee increase should committee for the funding recom- cluding S t u d e n t Government the remaining 56.7 per cent did other source-user fees, city taxes, the tuition funding plan, student very R
be "deferred until completion of mendation - now says construc- Council, the Tenants Union, Pan- not express unlimited support for or faculty fees. leaders are pressing for a binding prefera
the buildings." tion could not begin unless mon- hellenic Association, Interfratern- the tuition funding plan proposed In addition, while the intra- student referendum on the ques- that su
The plan to defer the fee in- ey were already available. ity Council and Inter-House As- by the intramural committee. mural committee report calls for tion in the fall.
crease was originally suggested by And with the elimination of pos- sembly. Conducted as a class project the levy of up to $30 for two terms, And if voting patterns followed mission
education Prof. Loren Barritt, a sible implementation of a deferred Nonetheless, t h e I ntramural during the winter term by public almost half of those who were the views expressed in the Kirscht the Int

Four Pages
the intramural committee
recommendation would be
I by a margin of about 2-1.
n this and other issues, ad-
tors like Smith and Presi-
obben Fleming have ex-
doubt about the legitimacy
GC-run referendum.
cite the "low" turnout at
's runoff for SGC president
cutive vice president as in-
s that the results of cam-
e votes do not necessarily
the views of most students.
ad, Fleming suggests that
ally valid surveys-possi-
en by the University's Sur-
esearch Center-would be
ble. And it is just possible
ch a survey will be com-
ed in the fall to handle
ramural problem.

Student loan bill
stalled in House
By The Associated Press
With classes scheduled to begin soon at colleges and uni-
versities, legislators are struggling to revive t h e faltering
guaranteed student loan program.
The program has been stymied because the present inter-
est ceiling on student loans is seven per cent. Funds h a v e
dried up with the prime interest rate at 8%j2 per cent.
Backers of the program are now pushing legislation which
would authorize subsidy payments to banks which grant the
student loans. The subsidy payments could mean a yield tok
banks of 10,per cent on the loans.
But although the bill passed the Senate yesterday, efforts to bring
a similar measure to the House were blocked for the second straight
day. And Congress is scheduled to begin its three-week summer re-,
ceis today.
Democratic Leader Carl Albert of Oklahoma said after the Sen-
ate vote that barring some emergency no other legislative business is
scheduled before the recess. Albert said he did not anticipate the bill
would be called up today.
The proposed legislation could affect as many as 220,000 stu-
dents who might be denied loans in the fall.
Efforts by Carl Perkins (D-Ky.), chairman of the House Educa-
tion Committee, to push for action on the bill were hung up on a de-1
sire by some members to use the legislation as a vehicle for punishing
student disruptions.
Another controversy has grown around amendments added by
Democratic senators to the loan program - which was proposed by
the Nixon administration. Republicans said that the. amendments
would hold up the bill until Congress returns from its recess. During
those weeks thousands of students will be seeking the loans.
One of the amendments objected to by the Republicans provides
that banks cannot require a student or his family to agree to main-
tain an account with them in order to receive the loans. The amend-
ment, offered by Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-Mass) and other Demo-j
crats, passed by a 72-21 vote.
The other amendment authorizes $295 million of increased pro-
grams for low-income students. An attempt by Sen. Everett Dirksen.
R-Ill) to strike this provision from the bill was defeated by a 56-38
vote. The programs are the National Defense Education Act directc
loans, educational opportunity grants and the college work study
Republicans contended the amendments pushed through by Ken-
nedy in committee upset negotiations to rush action on the bill.
The Senate seemed to be aware of the possible difficulties facing
the program and yesterday wrote in an Aug. 15 date for the subsidy
plan to take effect.
Sen. Jacob Javits (R-NY), who proposed the date, said if final;
action on the bill was delayed until September he hopes the Aug. 15:
date would encourage banks to go ahead and make the loans under
the assumption that the subsidy eventually will be available,
The final bill passed the Senate by a 92-1 margin. Dirksen cast
the lone nay vote.
The bill would have come before the House Monday but was!
thwarted because backers attempted to suspend the rules, a procedure
which bars any amendments and thus would have prevented any anti-t
disruption riders from being attached.-
When Perkins asked unanimous consent of the House to use thisl
procedure, Rep. R. R. Gross (R-Iowa) objected. He and several other
members contended the House should have the chance to amend1
the bill.

-Associated Press
Apollo 11 story
Astronauts Edwin Aldrin and Neil Armstrong tell how they would
not Tiave been able to land on the moon if they had not found
a landing site just when they did. "Another 15 seconds, and the
mission would have failed," they told newsmen at a press con-
ference at the Houston space center. Tonight the astronauts will
attend a gala state dinner at the California home of President
Nixon after a round of parades in New York and Chicago.
Brutality committee
to report next week
Mayor Robert Harris' committee to investigate police
brutality charges resulting from the South University Ave,
confrontations in June is expected to make a report on its
findings next week.
The two-man committee consists of James Sumpter, a
member of the Human Relations Commission, and Sgt. Ken-
neth Klinge of the city police department. Both members
have full authority to examine police records concerning the
South University incidents.
Both members have been investigating citizens' com-
plaints and have made progress reports to City Attorne3
Jerald Lax, who was appoint- ---- - - -
ed by the mayor to coordinate
the committee.
Sumpter said yesterday that be-
fore he submits his final report to
the city attorney, he would like to I
investigate complaints from peo-
ple who have been arrested. He
said he has heard of many alleged By JUDY SARASOF
complaints of police brutality Following in the footsteps
4 from people who were arrested, C
but that these people have not naw County Sheriff's deputie
come forward yet. mand officers of the Ann Arb
Sumpter would not comment partment voted Monday to joi
about evidence he may have sters Union.
found in his investigations. Both The major event leading to
he and Klinge investigate each unionization was a running
complaint. the County Board of Supervis
Lax would only say that "pro- ing overtime pay. But money d
gress is being made." The com- to be a factor in the comma
mittee has set up more interviews decision.
for this week, Lax said, and there Instead, the issue is job se
should be a final report released Istead they is jo
next week. cers have said they want toh
. , . cause of insecurity in thei

Pre-trial hear
set for tomorr
attorney iam
The preliminary exa
tion of accused murderer
Norman Collins was r
yesterday from Ypsilai
one of the circuit court:
ties in the County Build
Ann Arbor.
Authorities also said yes
t h a t attorney Richard R3
the law firm of Burke, Bu
Ryan has been named to
The announcement thatt
row's court proceedings hat
moved to Ann Arbor cameE
vote by the three judges
14th District court.
<r= Members of the Wash
County Board of Superviso
agreed earlier yesterday t
district judges t h e autho
move the preliminary exams
-Daily-Jay Cassidy to Ann Arbor if necessary.
Presiding Judge Edward
asaid the main reason for t
ert at the Events Bldg. The con- quest to move the proceedin
ion. (See review, Page 3.) the limited space in the Yp
courtroom. The fire marsha
allowed only 40 persons ine
the judge, defendant, att
and members of Collins'
into the courtroom.
Deake, who can hear a c
to name County, will continue to
lins' case.
In moving the examinatio
Ypsilanti to Ann Arbor, the.
and supervisors are follo,
lature April 26 which pi
and because Haynsworth's age for moving the preliminary
could be expected to enable him to ination site to the county se
serve for 20 years or so. ter resolution by the supe
Atty. Gen. John, N. Mitchell was and a majority vote of the t
reported to have reviewed the judges.
written decisions of circuit court Collins, who stood mute
judges throughout the nation to charge of murdering E
assist Nixon in making a selection. Michigan University coed
Haynsworth had been expected Beineman, requested a cou
at the American Bar Association pointed attorney at his exa
convention in Dallas this week but tion last Thursday. The exa
did not appear. He was reported in tion was subsequently pos
his office at Greenville, S.C., Tues- until tomorrow.
day. In other developments y
Haynsworth said from his home ing the s e v e n area slayii
in Greenville, that he cannot dis- young women since August
cuss the report. A n n Arbor Police Chief
"I can't answer anything that Krasny said, "It is still sr
will cause you to guess," he said. See COLLINS, Page 3

Baez benefit
Joan Baez sings before a capacity crowd last night in a special conc
cert was a benefit performance for the rent strike and Tenants Un
Nixon expected
Supreme Court

r John
nti to
ing in
yan of
arke &
d been
after a
of the
rs had
to give
rity to
he re-
gs was
all had
case in
ar Col-
n from
wing a
eat af-
to the
art ap-
ngs of
, 1967,

sources reported yesterday they
expect President Nixon to nomi-
nate Chief Judge Clement F.
Haynsworth Jr., of the 4th U.S.
Circuit Court of Appeals to the
Supreme Court.
The nomination to fill the va-I
cancy left by the resignation under
fire of Justice Abe Fortas is ex-
pected to be announced tomorrow.
The Senate Judiciary Commit-
tee has set Sept. 9, for a hearing
on the nomination, which will be,


lice command unionizes

Nixon's second appointment to the
Supreme Court.
Haynsworth, 56, whose home is
in Greenville, S.C., was appointed
to the 4th Circuit Court in Rich-
mond, Va., in 1957 by former Pres-
ident Dwight D. Eisenhower. He
became chief judge of the appel-
late court in 1964.
One Senate source said Nixon's
decision to nominate Haynsworth
appears to be firm, although he
said a last-minute change is al-
ways possible.
Others indicated the matter is
settled and the Judiciary Commit-
te reportedly was getting from the
National Archives the record of its
hearing on Haynsworth's nomina-
tion to the Circuit Court.
Sen. Ernest F. Hollings, (D-
SC), recommended Haynsworth to
Nixon last May. Hollings' Repub-
licandcolleague, Sen. Strom Thur-
mnond, subsequently recommended
Donald S. Russell, now a U.S. Dis-
trict Court Judge in South Caro-
line and a former U.S. Senator
and governor of his state.
Haynsworth, born in Greenville,
Oct. 30, 1912, is a graduate of
Furman University and the Har-
vard Law School. He practiced law
in Greenville before his appoint-
ment to the 4th Circuit Court.
Fortas, who resigned from the
Supreme Court in the midst of a
controversy over his ties to the
family foundation of jailed fin-
ancier Louis E. Wolfson, held what
had come to be known as the

Housing Commission
may name director


of Washte-
s, the com-
or police de-
b the Team-
the deputies'
dispute with
ors concern-
oes not seem
and officers'
curity. Offi-
unionize be-
ir positions.

said he has no intentions to fire any pres-
ent command officers.
Police Chief Walter Krasny also says the
officers have no special reason to fear the
city administration even though they do
not come under civil servant codes. The
police chief says there is in fact no real
job insecurity.
Krasny has said he does not approve of
the officers joining the Teamsters Union
in particular but he adds "the men have
every right to join a union and to choose
the one they like."
While reasserting that the officers have
the right to join any union they w i s h.
Trnv sshe wnuld have pnreferred the

Command officers - from uniformed
corporal through lieutenant - are super-
visory personnel and thus are not allowed
to join the already existent Ann Arbor
Police Officers Association.
The election also did not include union
representation for the two line captains,
the deputy chief and Krasny.
Now that the officers have voted in the
State Labor Mediation Board - supervised
election in favor of joining the Teamsters
Union, the next step will be negotiating a
contract. The officers do not now have a
contract as an organization with the city.
Teamster attorneys w ill be contacting
city officials in annroximatelv three weeks

A new director for Ann Arbor's
public housing program most like-
ly will be chosen tonight in an ex-
ecutive session of the Housing
Commission, Chairman R o b e r t
Weeks said yesterday.
The n e w director will replace
Mrs. Joseph D. Mhoon, who re-
signed July 21 in a dispute with
the commission over her role in
hiring new staff members. Twen-
ty-one applicants are being con-

mission chairman Weeks issued a
public statement reaffirming the
right of the commission to hire its
own staff. He maintained that the
power to hire "is delegated with-
out qualification to the commis-
sion itself."
,Fart of the dispute involved the
selection of an assistant for ten-
ant relations, for which council
had set aside $12,000. Mrs. Mhoon
had said she did not have enough
office space for an assistant, and

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