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THE PRESIDENT
AND THE POOR
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Vol. LXXIX, No, 7-S

Ann Arbor, Michigan-Thursday, May 15, 1969

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CALLS FOR TROOP

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By JUDY SARASOHN
Ann Arbor Police Chief Walter Krasny lashed out yester-
day against the Human Relations Commission for charging
that a policeman beat HRC staff member Ray Chauncey
after his arrest while on assignment last Friday night.
Krasny refused to reveal the findings of a police investi-
gation of the ,incident and said he would not be "intimidated
by statements made to the press."
HRC Director David Cowley' said Chauncey was "mis-
takenly arrested while on a legitimate assignment" and then

IWolfson
ties bared

*hit twice in the mouth at the

H
.Hospital
bias case
continues
By TOBE LEV
The. State Civil Rights Com-
mission held its, second public
hearing yesterday on a charge
of racial d is c ri min a tio n
against the University Medi-
cal Center by Mrs. LaVerne
SHill.
Mrs. Hill claims that when she
requested the withdrawal of her
resignation as assistant operating
room supervisor at the Medical
Center in June, 1966 she was re-
fused and instead offered an in-
ferior position because she is
~'black.
The next hearing will be held in
Detroit on June 4, at the Cadillac
Square Building.
This is. the earliest date hearing
referee Louis Rosenzweit, William
Bledsoe, attorney for Mrs. HTill,
and William Saxton, attorney rep-
resenting the hospital can meet
together:
At the hearing yesterday Sax-
ton cross-examined the testimony
of Mrs. Hill given on Tuesday.
On Tuesday, Mrs. Hill testified
she felt she had been excluded
from a training film done with the
School of Nursing. Saxton em-
phasized that the decision on in-
volvement in the film was made
by the nursing school, not 'the
hospital.
Saxton asked Mrs. Hill if she
had accepted the rotation plan at
the hospital at a meeting on Nov.
31964. Mrs. Hill could not re-
member.

police station. Chauncey then WASHINGTON (,T-Attorney
received stitches at University General John Mitchell turned
Hospital for his wound. over evidence to Chief Justice
Ki-asny said, "A blow in the face Earl Warren yesterday that
does riot constitute a beating. The reveals extensive contacts be-
person in question (Chauncey
was treated for lacerations of his ween stock man pulator Louis
Flip."= Wolfson and Justice Abe For-
Krasny has not released the tas after Wolfson's illegal fi-
name of the policeman accused by nancial dealings were exposed.
HRC. The officer has been sus- The evidence has not been made:
pended with pay pending final public at present.
investigation of the case, Krasnyd h
said. Mitchell made the information
Howvever, Krasny refused to pre- available to Warren so that he and
dict whether the officer will face other court members could take
.a police trial board. Krasny claims action on the controversy.
that he does not yet have all the The House Judiciary Committee'
facts. was also asked formally yesterday
Furthermore, Krasny said he to take a first step toward pos-
has not received any formal com- sible impeachment action against
plaint from Chauncey and that Fortas.
all information he has received Fortas maintained his silence in
the face of a demand from Rep.
Police chief Krasny's - Clark MacGregor (R-Minn.) that
co- the committee launch an inves-;
plete statement on the HRC in- tigation beginning next Tuesday, DEFINITION OF
cident appears on Page 2. but there was an intriguing an-_
nouncement from the Supreme
has been "submitted by a third Court that his mail is running:
person." about 4 to 1 in his favor.
As of yet, Chauncey has not de- There has been mushrooming
cided whether to press charges, criticism of Fortas's acceptance
his attorney, Frederick McDonald, of a fee from the Louis Wolfson-
said yesterday. Family Foundation while serving, stu d elt
Krasny also said yesterday that on the high court. MacGregor
being a city employe does not wants the House committee to de- L
grant a person amnesty from termine whether his conduct war- sels for universities and colleges
arrest. rants impeachment proceedings. will be meeting here tomorrow
The police have signed a com- Fortas's office has steadfastly and Saturday to discuss legal as-
plaint against Chauncey for al- refused to speak publicly on even pects of studyt dissent.
leged disorderly conduct at the incidental matters since the jus- ss
Star Bar, 109 N. Main St., last tice's May 4 statement acknowl-. The two-day conference will
Friday night. edging he was tendered a fee by examine the existing legal fram-r
Krasny said yesterday that he the family of Wolfson. now serv- work surrounding the politics off
expected "an employe on assign- ing a prison sentence. student-administration confronta-
ment to conduct himself as a Celler, in a House speech, did tion and will explore new avenus
gentleman." not respond directly to MacGreg- for the solution to these conflicts.
"I was under the impression," or's request but pleaded with The aim of the conference is
Krasny said, "the staff of the HRC members to be patient and prom- to clarify the powers and rightsI
was trained to use restraint and ised to take "the proper action at of the universities in maintaining
solve problems, not create them." the proper time." order on campus and the powers#
Although Krasny said he was.

PROPOSES EETOS
MUTU.AL PIULL - OUT
WASHINGTON (--President Nixon "proposed last night
that American and North Vietnamese troops stop fighting in
South Vietnam after a gradual, 12-month withdrawal of
most of their forces.
Staking his political future ion his quest for peace, Nixon
recalled a campaign pledge to end the war with honor, and
he told the nation, "If I fail to do so, I expect the American
people to hold me accountable for that failure."
The chief executive outlined what he termed new in-
itiatives for peace in a majorpolicy address carried live from
the White House by radio and television.
As a first step, he proposed that as soon as formal agree-
ment or credible understanding can be reached, there should
begin a mutual withdrawal
from South Vietnam of major
Americans, U.S. allies, and
North Vietnamese.
. This would continue by agreed-
upon stages over a period of ato speech
,year.after which the remaining
non-South Vietnamese f o r c e s
would move into designated base f111X 1
areas and would cease combat
operations. From Wire Servlce Report
Under Nixon's proposal, this. ixn aor a
mutual withdrawal would be su- President Nixon's call for a
pervised by an international body phased pullout of U.S. and North
acceptable to both sides. Vietnamese troops from South
He suggested that the with- Vietnam ,received praise in Con-
drawal followed by internationally gress yesterday, but GIs in the
field were more skeptical of the
guaranteed free elections in South feasibility of the plan.
Vietnam.FeoftoeGsitriwdn
Administration sources billed Few of those GIs interviewed in
Nixon's peace proposals as the a random sampling had specific
most comprehensive, flexible and criticism, although some expressed
conciliatory ever advanced by the the view that any mutual troop

--:wciated Press

dent Nixon adI(dresses the natlioni

RIGHTS:
iference to (explore
4 TinistratiOll 'C'O T Ill

U.S. govern
"I would

and rights of students in making
protests.
It also will explore new avenues
for the solution of conflicts, such
as use of the student judiciary,
use of sanctions as an alternative
to expulsion or suspension, and
the general adaptation of exist-
ing institutions for more effec-
tive use.
Specific topics to be discussed
include the dimensions of legiti-
mate student dissent, judicial'
remedies for campus problems,
protest and discipline in the pri-

Vate institutions, and constitu- said, "that
tofnal protection of protest. offered on
The conference is sponsored by basis. We a
the Institute of Continuing Legal sider other
Education and will be held i with our pri
Rackhain Lecture Hall. Underlyin
The institute is a joint project ever, wasa
of the Law School, the Wayne mination to
State University law school and drawal from
the State Bar of Michigan. disguised d
Conference participants include "Let meI
Neal R. Stamp., counsel to Cornell said. "Our:
University: William W. VanAl- going to be
styne, counsel to the American As- tiators arer
sociation of University Professors; down; oura
William M. Beaney, professor of do

nment.
stress," the President'
these proposals are not
a take-it-or-leave-it;
te quite willing to con-
approaches consistent
inciples."
ng his peace plan, how-
a statement 'of deter-
avoid unilateral with-'
m South Vietnam or "a
efeat."
be quite blunt," Nixon
fighting men are not
worn down; our nego-
not going to be talked
allies are not going to
'' !

not refer'ring to C'hauncey. he

The rotation plan alternated continued, "The police are always
Mrs. Hill and the other assistant accused of harassmhent and in-
operating room supervisor, Miss timidation. But, the very same
Matney, .in the roles of trainee in- people making the accusations
structor and corridor nurse. used this method on a local mer-
Mrs. Hill contended she deserved chant to prove their point, and
the job of corridor charge nurse then decided to press the police
on a permanent basis and was officer into a confrontation."

City school board candid ates
to speak tonigit at open meeting

denied it on grounds of racial dis-
crimination,
Saxton emphasized Mrs. Hill
was not aware that the two posi-
tions of corridor nurse and trainee
instructor were equal. Mrs. Hill
% believed the position of ,corridor l
nurse was a superior position to
which she was entitled on a per-
manent basis.
Saxton also asked Mrs. Hill is!
she had applied for a position at
St. Joseph Hospital in October,
1964, six months before she resign-,
i ed her post at the University Hos-
pital.
Mrs. Hill replied yes although
she could not recall the positionI
she had applied for.
See BIAS, Page 2
Ed act
By LORNA CHEROT
Students for Education Inno
group of education school ac
holding a series of seminars begi
day aimed at developing position
the future of the undergraduate
student role in decision-making
urban education program.
The papers will be presented t
propriate committee or Dean-
Wilbur Cohen.
The students hope to improve
dergraduate program so that it t
than meet thv state's require.

Cowley maintained that Chaun- By NADINE COHODAS Two other proposals also will be. valuation, or an increase of about
cey was in no way disorderly at Nine candidates for three avail- on the ballot. One asks whether $33 per year on a home assessed
any time and did not resist the able positions on the Ann Arbor the operating millage for the Ann at $10,000.
arresting officer. According to his Board of Education will speak at Arbor public schools should be in- The board had originally ap-
preliminary investigation. Cowley a public candidates meeting at 8 creased to 6.67 mills for a period i proved a 6.88 mill package at its
claims that witnesses have cor- p.m. tonight in the A n n Arbor of five years. April 23 meeting, despite vehe-'
robrated this. , Public Library. The election is ! The other is a bonding propo- ment opposition from three board
Chauncey had decided not to June 9. sition which requests that the members. The proposal later was
reveal his identity when he was Robert Barnes, administrative public schools borrow no m o r e changed to 6.67 mills at the May
arrested to see how he would be assistant for special education than $4,950,000 to build, furnish 7 meeting.
treated by the police, Cowley said. seryices for the Washtenaw Inter- and equip a junior high school. School Board President Joseph
Chauncey's arrest and alleged mediate School District, also will; 6R. Julin said the budget was not!
beating, Cowley said, prove , that speak on the half mill special edu- he 6.67 mill proposal for the
"the black person never knows if cation proposal on the June 9 bal- pubeic schools includes a 3.37 mill crease, inbstimated state equalized
he will be treated with justice or lote valuation of the city and the;
if he will be beaten." The proposal asks that an addi- The renewal would involve no tax:m
Cowley claimed that what hap- tional half mill be added to the icrease over the 1968-69 tax bill. twsi thsame amount that 6.88
pened to Chauncey is not an iso- present half mill property tax for Approval of the 3.3 additional mills would have.
lated incident. "It is symbolic of the education of handicapped mills would mean a tax hike of The terms of incumbent school
See POLICE, Page 2 children in the area. $3.30 per $1,000 of state equalized b o a r d members Julin, Hazen J.

e uUWn1,.
law at the University of Denver; See NIXON, Page 2
Richard A. Lippe, counsel to stu- - e X
dent associations; Tom A. Paper,
professor of law at Columbia Un-
versity: Paul D. Cariington, Uni- Che m Bldg.
versity law professor; and John
P. Holloway, counsel. to the Uni - f} ,vesifireolrao
Other particpants are: Richard
L. Cates, counsel to the University i
of Wisconsin; Edward C. Kalai- The chemistry building on North
djian, who has served as counsel University Ave. was hit by fire re-
to Columbia University; and Rob- sulting in about $100,000 damage
ert L. Knauss, University law pro- early yesterday morning.
fessor. The fire was in a storage and
President Robben W. Fleming dispensing area for organic chem-
will open the conference. icals on the third floor of the
The conference will not be open building.
to the public, although the press, The dispensing room was heav-
will be covering the entire meeting. ily damaged. Its entire stock-
Participants pay a $50 registra- $12-15 thousand of chemicals-
tion fee, which includes a special was destroyed.
issue of the Denver Law Journal Thirty men and six fire vehicles
devoted to the problems of pro- answered the call at approximately
tests. 1:14 a.m. and stayed until 4 a.m.

withdrawal would be violated by
the North Vietnamese.
"I'm skeptical about how honest
a bilateral pullout would be," said
1st Lt. Richard Markham of Wav-
erly, Kan., an adviser with South
Vietnamese troops in the Me-
kong Delta.
The South Vietnamese Foreign
Ministery said there would prob-
ably be no. official comment at
least until after U.S. Secretary of
State William P. Rogers confers
with South Vietnamese leaders
later today or tomorrow. Rogers
is in Saigon on his first visit
since taking office.
Many Congressmen believed Nix-
One of the leading critics of
U.S. Vietnam policy, Sen. J. W.
Fulbright (D-Ark.), chairman of
the Senate Foreign Relations
Committee, described it as "rea-
sonable" and said, "I'm glad he
made the contribution."
W. Averill Harriman, the Paris
peace negotiator under the John-
son administration, said the U.S.
commanders in Vietnam should
have their orders changed so they
would not put pressure on the
North Vietnamese on the battle-
field.
He said he feels sure "We can
negotiate a reduction in the vio-
lence," based on his experience.
The general feeling among the
soldiers appeared to be that while
Nixon's troops withdrawals pro-
posal was good, the likelihood of
its acceptance by the Hanoi gov-
ernment was questionable.

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ivists conduct seminars

vation, a
tivists, is
nning to-
papers on
program,
and the
o the ap-
designate
the un-
does more
ment for

betted training of teachers to deal with
the problems of inner city education.
Only certain aspects of the Trippe-
Milazzo plan include undergraduates. It
is largely a.,graduate program, while the
urban education commission plan is for
undergraduates.
The Trippe-Milazzo plan will be fed--
erally funded.
Although there are student representa-
tives on the various faculty committees.
they do not vote on any policy decisions.
There are no student representatives on
the executive committee.
Stan Bennett, former president of SEI,

drawn up at the seminars should deter-
mine whether there has been a change
in this attitude.
Eisner and Bennett and other members
of SEI, which has a membership of about
10 students, met with Cohen yesterday'
Eisner said that Cohen was "receptive
to our ideas" and that he had a "posi-
tive attitude towards student involvement"
in the education school.
Bennett said that he was encouraged by
the meeting. He added, "Cohen impressed
the as a warm, considerate guy, genuinely
concerned about the school and anxious
to work with us to make it an exciting

Schumacher and William C. God-
frey expire June 9."All"three have
announced they would not seek}
re-election.
The candidates for their seats
are: James W. Anderson, a foirm-
er member and vice chairman of r
the Ann Arbor Human Relations
Commission; Dr. Ronald C. Bish-
op, a professor of internal medi-
cine at the University: John C.
Cruz, assistant supervisor of lab-
oratory animal medicine at the
University; A. Gerald Gottlieb,
sales nanager for Godfrey Moving
and Storage in Ann Arbor a n d 9
president of the Lakewood School
P a r e n t Teacher Organization; I
Henry Johnson, director of group
care and counseling at the W. J.
Maxey Boys Training School in
Whitmore Lake.
Also seeking board seats are:
Ivan Kemp; John Schneider, op-
erator of an Ann Arbor filling sta-

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