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Wednesday, February 16, 1972

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Doge Seven

Wednesday, February 16,1972 THE MICHIGAN DAILY Page Seven

secret course revealed
in electronic warfare

Dem hopeful Everett faces primary race

(Continued from Page 1)
knowledge to the solution of field
problems.
"As it turned out," the statement
reads, "a full semester graduate
program was given to 10 attendees,
nine captains and one major-all
career officers. The military met
with the student body during three
of the four courses, while the
fourth course "Electronic Warfare
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"Although the course was not
repeated becauseof the severe log-
istics problems of bringing the
military in from all over the world
and providing housing in an al-
ready over-crowded town, the con-
cept was and still is great and
should be pursued at some future
date."
Engineering college Associate
Dean Hansford Farris, a former
professor in the department of
electrical engineering yesterday de-
clined comment on the classified
course. terming it "not news-
worthy.'
"Don't you think all that stuff
has been beaten to death?" Farris
asked.
In addition to the explanation of
Ihe electronic warfare course, But-
ler's speech defended the Univer-
sity's classified research and warn-
ed that both students and profes-
sors would leave the University if
classified research were banned
fro-m the campus.
"The cry by many renouncing
all military-related research is ab-
surd," he said. "It's impossible to
imagine any work that would have
no military relevance. Medical

(Continued from Page 1)
Everett says city growth
should be controlled and de-
signed to achieve "socio-eco-
nomic goals."
"The skeletal growth of the
city " Everett says. "should be
limited. and the city should con-
centrate on 'fleshing out' the
skeleton."
This "fleshing out", according;
to Everett's plan would consist.
of "an aggressive policy of at-
tracting light manufacturing to
expand the economic base of

the city "beyond dependence on
the University and University
hospital.
Along with this expansion
of industry, Everett says the
city should increase its stock of
low income housing to make it
easier for blue-collar workers to
live in the city.
Focusing on the deteriora-
tion of the downtown area,
Everett stresses the necessity
of preserving the city's central
business district, not through
"wider streets or more parking

structures," but by pushing foi
such programs as a main street
pedestrian mall, and the pre-
dominance of small "specialty
shops".
Large shopping centers like
Briarwood, he reasons, are bet-
ter equipped to carry the major
large volume consumer items,
while the downtown area could
concentrate on more specialized
trade.
On the other crucial issue
facing the city - the proposed
income tax - Everett follows

Walz discusses issues in primary

(Continued from Page 1)
was represented by the Briar-
wood shopping center develop-
ment.
Too often, she says, growth
decisions are made without am-
ple consideration of.such ques-
tions as "land capabilities and
water resources".
The city planning depart-
ment, she charges, has too often,
taken the position of 'the ad-
vocata of real estate developers"
in the city.
The answer to this problem.

she says, is increased citizen
participation in city planning
decisions.
One way of doing this, Walz
says, would be to create more
"ne(ighborhood p 1 a n n i n g
groups" along the line of pres-
ently existing property owner
esso.iations in the city.
"These groups." she says,
shoud be engaged in petition-
ing the planning commission to
advise and consult" on various
matters affecting them.

Try Dai-ly Classfieds

Like her opponent, Walz sees
preservation of the downtown
business district as important.
By implementing a system of
"verticle zoning" under which
the ground floors of downtown
buildings - would all contain
shops, she says, the city could
"maintain a window shopping
atmosphere" in the downtown
area.
Walz, as most Democrats, is
supporting the controversial in-
come tax proposal appearing on
the March ballot.
"An income tax," she says,
would be fairer than the prop-
erty tax." Sbe said, however.
that she would "rather see a
'progressive tax" than the flat
rate tax proposed by the city.
Walz's ideas on city revenue
priorities, however, are less
clear. If faced by manditory
cuts in city spending, she says
she would favor "cutting all
areas by the same per cent."

his fellow Democrats by sup-
porting the tax resolution ap
pearing on the primary ballot.
While terming the proposed
one per cent flat rate tax
"lousy", Everett stresses that
he feels the measure would be
superior to the present property
tax.
Income tax revenues, he
clairm; will rise at a rate closer
to that of service costs than do
property tax monies. The pro-
posed income tax, he contends,
should net the city a $990,000
increase in revenue in its first
year of operation.
Another pressing problem
for the city Everett says is the
status, of police and fire pro-
tection for the University com-
munity, now that the state has-
discontinued t h e traditional
subsidy paid to the city for such
services.
Everett supports the idea of
creating a "semi-autonomous"
University unit of the Ann Ar-
polic- which would be "ulti-
mately responsible to (Police
chief Walter) Krasny."
Further, he would like to see
such . precinct - level autorxo-
mous police u-its established
through out the city;
"I'd like to see one man per
n'ishborhood," Everett says.
"That way it wold be possible
for the police offic~r to know
all the people on his beat."
The conc°pt of decentralizing
the police goes alone with Ever-
ett's general nhilosophy of
strengthening th^ "neighbor-
concept" in the city.

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Star Trek revival takes off

(Continued from Page 1)
Christman, since he began his
activities, has discovered that
there are numerous other Star
Trek fan clubs-at least one for
each character on the series. Ile
has also found out that there
are currently at least 95 Star
Trek fan publications in exist-
ence.
The ' national chairman has
been extremely busy with STAR
since its birth two months ngo.
Ruefully, he admits, "I have to
spend practically all day making
phone calls."
In keeping with his commit-;
ment to the movement, Christ-
man will go to Detroit on Friday,
where he will meet with other
chairmen of Star Trek fan clubs
from across the nation.

But Christman's extra effort
must be werth it. at least to all,
those devoted Star Trek fans,.
drooling over reruns out xihere
in televisirn land.
Says Christman, "We're heing
very, very successful."
Tenanits Union
ref Iles suit
iContinued from Page 1)
paid for every violation of- the
law, TU expects damages approxi-
mating $5,000,000 from the Uni-
versity.
The University contends that
since room and board payments
were made before the freeze was
initiated Aug. 14, its rate in-
creases are allowable.

-AVO

For the student body:
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by
Levi
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Lee
l Male
CHECKMATEy
State Street at liberty

However, a TU spokesman said
that- only house ' depos1ts were
paid before the freeze, and since
they may not be credited toward
room and board charges they can-
not be considered. to be payments.
The TU and dormitory resi-
dents have attempted to get a rul-
ing from the Internal Revenue
Service (IRS) on the matter
since September. However, Ann
Arbor, Detroit, and Washington
branches of the IRS have refused
to rule on the case, a TU spokes-
man said.

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