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Ann Arbor, Michigan

Wednesday, March 29, 1972

news briefs
by The Associated Press
KING HUSSEIN OF JORDAN met with President Nixon
yesterday but the White House said no stand was taken on the
monarch's plan to establish a semi-autonomous Palestinian na-
tion on the West bank of the Jordan River.
Hussein is also seeking about $40 million in military aid from the
U.S. Jordan is currently receiving $45 million in military aid an-
nually and a similar amount for economic assistance.
Press Secretary Ziegler indicated the king's request will receive
favorable consideration.
AFL-CIO PRESIDENT GEORGE MEANY told the Price
Commission yesterday that its regulations cannot be enforced
with its present small staff.
Meany also repeated his allegations that Nixon's wage and price'
controls are unfair to consumers and workers and biased in favor
of big business.
Meany further said it wasn't labor's fault that he and three
other union leaders resigned from Nixon's pay board. "We partici-
pated in Phase 2 in good faith. We didn't fail Phase 2, but we are
absolutely convinced Phase 2 failed America."
THE FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION made public for
the first time yesterday the amount of such contaminants as
rodent droppings, insect fragments, worms and molds it allows in
processed food.
Although the technical guidelines dating back to 1911 have been
ardently shielded from public view, FDA officials acknowledged that
the food industry has obtained general information about them.
through court cases.
FDA officials said there is no way to avoid such defects from
food supplies.
THE PENTAGON ASKED CONGRESS yesterday for $30
million in bonuses effective Saturday for reservists and $200
million more next year to try to attract enough doctors and men
with other special skills into a volunteer army.
Pentagon general counsel Fred Buzhardt said that special
bonuses for reservists are needed to fill nation-wide reserve and
National Guard units which are 50,000 men below the strength levels
mandated by Congress.
A FEDERAL PROSECUTOR summed up the government's
case yesterday by saying that Rev. Philip Berrigan and six otherj
defendants in an antiwar conspiracy trial were "committed peo-
ple and were committed by their own actions."
Prosecutor William Connelly capsuled one by one more than
twenty letters between Berrigan and Sister McAlister that were in-
tercepted by FBI informe: Boyd Douglas, and rejected claims that
the defendants were entrapped by Douglas.
While he spoke, defendant Berrigan read an autobiographicalj
work by Bernadette Devlin.

Detroit judge
proposed des

rejects all three

egregation

plans

- -- DETROIT (R) - Saying that
none of the three Detroit-only
integration plans submitted to
him would integrate Detroit's
schools, U.S. District Judge
. Stephen Roth yesterday re-
jected all of the proposals.
The ruling came as testimony
on metropolitan - area integration
plans began.
Both the Detroit School Board
and the State Legislature have
submitted metropolitan busing
plans for busing across commun-
ity lines to achieve school deseg-
regation.
Testimony on the three Detroit-
only plans was completed just last
week. Two of the plans were sub-
mitted by the Detroit school
board. The other was prepared by
the Detroit chapter of the Na-
tional Association for the Ad-
Press vancement of Colored People
(NAACP), which filed the original
desegration case.
stry While saying that the NAACP
de- plan would accomplish more to-
wards desegration than the two
school board proposals, the judge
declared the plan too expensive
and long-range to be practical for
next. fall. He added it would create
black majorities in virtually all
Detroit schools "thereby increas-
ing the flight of whites from the
Y city and the system."
Meanwhile, a move to force an
oar- anti-busing bill out of committee
the yesterday failed by a single vote
tarts in the State House of Represen-
tatives. The vote was on a pro-
may posed constitutional amendment
size
fel to prohibit busing without parent-
cu- al consent.

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Lebanese students protest
Lebanese police move in to stop a University student demonstrating at a sit-in outside the Min
of Education yesterday. Two thousand Lebanese students have been on strike for three weeks
manding political and educational reform.
SLACK ECONOMY:
U.S. tradedeficit increasing;
market indicators rise s lghti'

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nation recorded its second high- tendsI
est merchandise trade deficit in movemc
history last month, the govern- indicato
ment said today. increase
The Commerce Department , The i
said the value of imports ex- nation's
ceeded exports by $597.6 million deficit
in February, the figure topped ity of th
only by the $821.4 million trade The d
deficit last October. exactly
At the same time, the depart- reached
ment said its list of leading Februar
economic indicators increased dock st
February for the eighth straight ed both
by howt
month. However, the increase TheZ
last month was 0.5 per cent, the finallye
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to foreshadow future
ents in the economy. The
rs have shown strong
es in recent months.
trade deficit adds to the
balance-of-payments
and affects the stabil-
;e dollar.
department said it wasn't
sure why the deficit
such a magnitude in
ry. It said the West Coast
rike probably influenc-
exports and imports but,
much, it does not know.
West Coast dock strike
ended Feb. 20.
he first two months of

the year, the trade deficit s
ed to $916.4 million, giving
nation one of its worst s
ever in foreign trade.
The monetary settlement
also be contributing to the
of the deficit. The dollar
in value against foreign
rencies, making American
ports cheaper and importsr
expensive. If imports conti
at the same level, their v
would be higher under the
agreement.
The administration say
trade surplus is needed to m
tain the stability of the do
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before this happens, Trea
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