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WOMEN'S NAMES:
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EARLY AUGUST
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Warmer, scattered
showers and thundershowers

Vol. LXXXII, No. 128

Ann Arbor, Michigan-Tuesday, March 21, 1972

Ten Cents

Ten Pages

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won 't show
ITT memo

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By TED STEIN
Business Prof. Paul Mc-
Cracken, former chairman of
the Council of Economic Ad-
visors (CEA), yesterday re-
fused a request by The Daily'
to try to produce or at least
confirm the existence of a
memorandum concerning the
controversial settlement of
three anti-trust suits against
the International Telephone
and Telegraph Corporation
The Daily yesterday asked Mc-
Cracken to ask officials of the
Council of Economic Advisors to
search its files for the memo1
which McCracken, in an inter-

McCracken

BULLETIN
Women to WASHINGTON ) - Col-
mmnist Jack Anderson report-
ed in his column today that he
has obtained secret documents
gain entry showing International Tele-
phone Telegraph Corp. (ITT)
plotted with the U.S. Central
toIntelligence Agency to trigger
IT .-1 1011 i military coup in Chile to pre-
vent the 1970 election of Presi-
By JAN BENEPETTI lent Salvador Allende.
When nostalgic alumni visit the view a week ago, said may exist.
University they may regard the A memo written by McCracken
Michigan Union as a symbol of "to the files" - which was often
carefree college days. But this used to record meetings and dis-
nostalgia has been confined - at cussions - or one sent to another
1 e a s t officially - to the male department, may clarify the role
alumni, because until yesterday played by McCracken and other
membership in the Union has been top administration officials in the
denied to women. ITT case.
The Union's rule limiting full Opponents of the ITT settle-
membership to men only was de- ment have charged that top ad-
clared unconstitutional yesterday ministration officials were pres-
by the Central Student Judiciary sured by ITT into persuading
(CSJ). The CSJ ordered the Union Richard McLaren, former Justice
ito consider to admit Helen For- Dept. anti-trust division chief, to
syth, a law student, as a lifetime settle the suits out-of-court on a
member. basis favorable to ITT.
Forsyth filed a complaint with When contacted last week by
CSJ charging that the men-only The Daily, a spokesman for the
rule was "insulting to women and CEA declined to confirm the pos-
a violation of my rights." sible existence of the memo. "Such'
"The Bill of Rights of SGC gives a search would be beyond the call
students a. right to join organiza- of duty," he said.
tions which cannot be denied on While acknowledging that "past
account of race, social class or re-aWhian wi thtC'uncsl
ligious creed," says Forsyth. would enable him to gain access to
The rule does not prohibit spe- CEA files, McCracken said that
cifically the denialoftthe right on it would be "highly improper."
the basis of sex, but states that!itwuldb_ highyimpoper
"other arbitrary or unreasonable
*considerations" are outlawed.
It is unclear whether the ruling 'U ' I( to 'aw T(
will apply to all women, since CSJ ~ - wY 4 Y
can only rule concerning specific
complaints of individuals.
Under Union regulations any fo loWx in
male student with eight terms at
the University is automatically a
'lifetimedmember. By MARY KRAMER
According to Mandy Behe, a In response to a complaint filed
member of CSJ, any change in a year ago, the University has ap-
the regulations of the Union must proved the awarding of two years
be voted on by the male members back pay to a woman professor.
during a Student Government The action marks the first time
Council (SGC) election and by the the University has awarded back
male alumni, who vote with ballots pay to a woman who charged she
Printed in the alumni magazine. was a victim of sex discrimination,
"But CSJ could declare the as the University said it would in
whole election void if ballots are its affirmative action program for
denied to women students. It the equal hiring of women.
doesn't matter how a vote would However, according to a letter
turn out. It would either affirm Davis received in February from
CSJ's decision or we could nullify Vice President of Academic Af-
the election," said Behe. fairs Allan Smith, the University
See CSJ, Page 10 is "not prepared to concede that

Presidential candidate Sen. Edmu
St. in preparation for today's p
(D-Ill) is at right. Meanwhile, Ne
with students in Milwaukee. Wisc
146 INJURED:
BelfYast

By JUDY RUSKIN
Only three weeks after their
original deadline, the search
committee charged with find-
ing a replacement for outgo-
ing vice president of the Of-
fice of Student Services (OSS),
Robert Knauss, has submitted
a list of possible candidates to
President Robben Fleming,
The Daily learned yesterday.
According to an informed!
source, the student-faculty-staff
committee submitted a list of four
names to Fleming yesterday aft-
ernoon. The potential candidates
are Murray Jackson, Henry John-
son, and Robert Ross, all of the
University and Elaine Reuben
from the University of Wisconsin.
It is now up to Fleming to make
the final decision as to who will
be appointed to the post. "I would
-Associated Press hope that it might be made in
April." he said. However, it is:
A day in the life 1conceivable that Fleming will not
n(Dchoose any of the names that have
nd Muskie (D-Me) yesterday campaigns on Chicago's bustling State been presented to him.
residential preference primary in Illinois. Sen. Adlai Stevenson IIInr
During a similar situation in;
w York Mayor John Lindsay, another Democratic hopeful, chats 1969. all the candidates submitted
'onsin's primary is April 4. to 'Fleming either withdrew or
were found unsuitable by Fleming.
This led to Fleming's appointment
of Knauss in September, 1970 in-
dependent of the search commit-
~ ® tee.
Jackson. 45, is an associate pro-
fessor of education who received
his B.A., and M.A. at Wayne State
University. He has held several
0 M oIadministrative posts at Wayne
State including assistant to the
SOs ion kill 5 x2 In addition he was President of
vice president for student affairs.
Wayne Community College before
coming, to the University in Janu-
The police account said the ter- its path." The explosion was enor- ary of 1971.
rorists warned that a bomb would mous. Responding to comments that
explode on Church Street and this "I saw a huge ball of red fire OSS vice presidents do not have
sent people running to nearby rushing up the street followed by as much influence as other admin-
sonegall Streeactere thad eena pall of smoke," a witness said. istrators in forminghUniversity
sivedevce atualy hd ben There was a huge blast, and peo-J policy. Jackson said he felt that.
planted. pTehere tahown llst over te- OSS was dealing with the "heart
"This was a deliberate attempt place." and guts of the issue - the stu-
to kill innocent people," a police T dents," and should therefore be
spokesman said, "The people who Th trc exlso wa te given just as much say in Univer-
second major explosion in central sity policy as other administrators.
planted it must have known that Belfast this month and the worst He feels that he could work with
people were being evacuated into carnage of the year in Northern a student-faculty policy board as
-Ireland's continuing violence. is currently governing OSS. How-
Police did not speculate on who ever, he did state that he could
T to prof. the bombers might be.pssibly cange his mind later if
They had blamed the Irish Re- Jackson describes himself as a
publican Army (IRA) for the "progressive."
x b iasbombing March 4 of a downtown Johnson, 35, received his B.A.+
restaurant that killed two women at Morehouse College and his M.A.
)nd wounded 136 other persons. at Atlanta University for Social
The IRA, fighting the British Work. He has also done research+
man John Allen to the literary and the Protestant-dominated at the Menninger Clinic in Kan-
college dean at the time ofDavis' Northern Irish government, denied sas. He is currently Associate Di-
associate professor appointment it had any part in the restaurant rector of the Program for Educa-
in 1966. bombing. tional Opportunity in the School1
A portion of the letter reads, "It Victims of the Donegall Street' of Education.
is a rare opportunity for a de- VitmofheDnglSret "If the office has a low profile.
paartmet tobeablrtoy eo an explosion, many of them women, then it is necessary to put student]
partment to be able to employ an were strewn about in blood and itrsso h aelvla c-
individual as qualified as Dr. Da- wr tenaoti lo n interests on the same level as aca-
vis undr conditionsofavoDrabDlrubble. A policeman wept as sur- demic excellence," he sad. He
vis under conditions so favorable geons on the sidewalk performed feels that the educational process
to us." emergency amputations. must be for the students.
"My lower salary made the con- Ambulances took the screaming Ross, 29, received his B.A. from
ditions favorable," says Davis, who wounded to hospitals. Michigan and his M.A. from the
holds a joint appointment with University of Chicago. While at
the zoology department and the "Among the people we got into Michigan he served on the Stu-
Great Lakes Research Division. ambulances was a child that I'm dent Government Council (SGC)
The salary for the latter is fund- sure was dead," a rescue worker and was also founder of the radi-
See PROF., Page 7 said. See CANDIDATES, Page 7

)SS

post

as expi
BELFAST, Northern Ireland (PA)'
-A 100-pound bomb planted in a
delivery truck blew up six persons
yesterday and sent a huge ball of
flame rolling down a central Bel-
fast street crowded with shoppers.
An additional 146 persons were in-
jured - some seriously.
Police said many of the victims
were lured to the scene by terror-
ists before the bomb went off out-
side a Protestant newspaper office.'

I

-Associated Press
Berrigan mails POW letters
Father Daniel Berrigan yesterday remails letters to families'
of American prisoners of war. The letters were brought into New
York by a journalist returning from Hanoi. Berrigan, who said
he too had had a "taste of prison," was involved in the first
release of POW's from Vietnam.
U REPRESENTA TION:
14 seats at, stake on
EPIRGIM allot today
By CINDY HILL
The University's representatives to the state and local
board of directors of the Public Interest Research Group in
Michigan (PIRGIM) will be chosen in a campus-wide elec-
tion being held today and tomorrow.
Eighteen candidates will be vying for, the eight local
seats, with the top six vote-getters being sent as representa-
tives to the state board as well.
The Action Research Coalition (ARC), a party created ex-

Ord back pa
charg es of

the record establishes discrimina-
tion against you on the basis of
sex.
The affirmative action
plan, submitted to the De-
partment of Health, Education
and Welfare (HEW) for approval
in December, 1970, followed find-
ings by HEW of sex discrimination
on this campus.
Included in the HEW charges
as proof of discrimination was a
complaint from zoology Prof. Mar-
garet Davis.
The University recognizes a sal-!
ary misadjustment rather than sex
discrimination and the back pay
grant is not to be connected with
the University's commitment, ac-
cording to Smith.
According, to Smith, the
status of the back pay com-
mitment remains unclear for the
following reasons:
-The affirmative action pro-
gram, of which the commitment
is a part, has never been approved,
by HEW;
-The commitment was made
with the understanding that oth-
er universities would be required
to do the same, which they have
not, and
-The legal power of HEW to
enforce a back pay stipulation re-
mains in question.
According to Davis, her request
for back pay covers the period she
was employed as an associate pro-
fessor. prior to her annointment
as a full professor in 1970.
As an associate professor. Davis
charges her salary was almost 25
per cent below the median.
"ml-, . nmnt -inn to -~full rnefP'..-

pressly for the PIRGIM elec-
tions, is running six candi-
dates on this year's ballot.
ARC candidates claim their
strength lies in "experience and
credentials." The party's candi-
dates, which include Margo Yellin,
Mike Peisner, William Myers,
Cheryl Hughes, Jay Tower and
Mary Viviano, have all worked to
establish PIRGIM on campus.
The Responsible Alternative
Party (RAP), which has placed
three candidates on the PIRGIM
ballot, aims to keep PIRGIM as a
politically independent institution
funded voluntarily by students.
John Yates, Bill Krebaum and
Dan Dreyer are running on the,
RAP ticket.
The Guard Against Incompe-
tence and Negligence (GAIN) par-
ty has two candidates, Kenneth
Dodson and Russ Monahan, run-
ning for the PIRGIM seats. The
GAIN candidates have expressed
interest in the environment.

LSA election
begins today
By PAUL RUSKIN
Polling stations opened across
campus today for literary college
students to choose their repre-
sentatives to the LSA Council.
Four slates will compete for the
presidential and vice. presidential
positions and 20 candidates will
be vying for the 8 member-at-
large opening.
Two referenda will also be in-
cluded on the LSA ballot - one
concerning the abolishment of the
College Assembly and the other
concerning an amendment to the
government's constitution which
would modify the time after rati-
See LSA, Page 6

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HEATED CONTROVERSY
Can vitamins keep you on top of things?

By SUSAN BROWN
"I take them because they're supposed to
prevent colds. When I feel like I'm getting a cold,
I toss down about five-and get acid stomach.
I don't know if they do any good or not."
Such is the reasoning of one student who takes
vitamin C tablets, reflecting the beliefs of many
Americans, especially college students, who worry
about getting "run-down."
Vitamin C became the big thing to take last
year after the publication of a book by Nobel
Laureate Linus Pauling, urging increasing daily
consumption of the vitamin to prevent and relieve
the symptoms of colds.
The latest magical vitamin is E, which is said

what they're doing." Health Service pharmacy
also has "quite a few" vitamin customers.
The vitamin pill variety is extensive at any
drugstore, but no place offers as many kinds as
health food stores, where the variety ranges from
Vitamin C on sale-two for the price of one, to
complete diet supplements.
The difference, however, between the drug-
store vitamin buyers and health food store cus-
tomers is their diets. While the average student
who eats dorm food and the typical American
diet of "worthless" food buys vitamins rather
randomly, the organic food consumer carefully
chooses vitamins as supplements to organic eating.
Health food stores scorn synthetic vitamins-
the majority sold at most drugstores-in favor of

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