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Vol. LXXXII, No. 43

Ann Arbor, Michigan-Friday, October 29, 1971

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WASHINGTON ,(A) - The Senate strongly voted down
last night the first proposal to cut United States support of
the United Nations in the wake of the decision to seat the
People's Republic of China as the representatives of the 700
million Chinese people.
By a 55-28 vote, it rejected an amendment by Sen. James
Buckley (Con-R-N.Y.) to cut $101.5 million of the $130 mil-
lion in the foreign aid bill earmarked for U.N. programs.
The decision to reject Buckley's amendment came after
, Sens. J.W. Fulbright (D-Ark.) and Jacob Javits (R-N.Y.)
warned it would hurt programs to aid children and drug
victims as well as assistance to underdeveloped countries.
"This is absolutely the worst course for our country,"



---- ---- Javits said, pleading for Sen-
,ate refection of what he
Lim it set termed "this terrible mis-
t. Itake."
Buckley insisted "This is not in-
tended as a punitive measure" and
S ayn e said the amendment was aimed atk
three things: a $100 million U.S.
contribution to the U.N. develop-
ment program, $1.5 for a world
risoners health program and commodity
shipments estimated at about $50
By GERI SPRUNG Other amendments by Buckley
Few, if any prisoners will be and Sen. Peter Dominick (R-
sent to the Wayne County Jail Colo.) due for consideration to-
after Monday under a directive day also would attempt to limit
from presiding Circuit Court U.S. funds for the world organi-
Judge Joseph Sullivan to district zation.
and municipal judges. The Senate did, however, act to
The move may also have a sec- eliminate a proposal which would
ondary result, sources indicate, to have repaued from the bill a
more persons being let out on a1955rovion authorizing nres-
lower bond, rather than forc- den tial. action to protect National-
igwem bodt rn ailt. n -ist China against a Communist at-
ing them to sit in jail. tack.
Wayne County Jail, which That action was seen as a
mostly serves as a detention cen- minor victory for Senate critics of
ter for persons accused of commit- the U.N. decision.
ting crimes but not yet convicted, Earlier, the Nixon administra-
had been declared "inhumane" by tion scored a partial victory in its
a panel of judges last May. fight to rid the foreign aid bill of
As a result, Wayne County of- provisions placing new restric-
ficials were ordered to end these tions on its Indochina policies.
conditions, calling for changes First, it qucceeded in deleting
which constitute either major from the bill a provision to cut
renovation of the old jail or the off funds for all U.S. military'
requirement that an entirely new action in Laos, Cambodia and
jail be built. Vietnam-except withdrawal.
Two weeks ago, as a court hear- But, it failed to remove another
ing was being held against Wayne " provision placing a tight ceiling
County officials, chan'ging them on U.S. spending and personnel in
with contempt for non-co mpli- Cambodia and requiring it to seek
ance with the first court order, congressional authorization if
the panel of three circuit court more money is needed there later
judges ordered that renovation in the year.
begin Nov. 1 and that to do so The vote was 52-35 against the
required the 1.068 population of amendment by Sen. Gale McGee
the jail be brought down to 916. '(D-Wyo.), who sought to drop the
entire limit voted by the Senate
The cutback of present inmates F o r e i g n Relations Committee
.will be achieved by transferringdm
out those prisoners who do not while adding $62 million to the
come from the Detroit Recorders bill's military aid funds.
ComurttheaDl'stprimaryjuris- Sen. Stuart Symington (D-Mo.),
Court-the jail's primary author of the Cambodian restric-
diction. tion with Sen. Clifford Case (R-
Towns and cities, neighboring N.J.). said he would move today
Detroit,. send prisoners, which do'to raise the spending ceiling from
not come from Circuit. Court ril- n million to the budget level of
sings, but from those of the Dis- $330 million, a concession which
trict Court-creating part of the helped defeat McGee's amend-
overload. meat.

From Wire Service Reports
LANSING-The State Legis-
lature yesterday took a strong
stance against controversial
court - ordered school busing
plans by approving a resolu-
tion which asks Congress to
take steps to ban the use of
forced busing as a means
I toward integrating pub1ic
Final approval of the resolu-
tion came yesterday in the House,
as representatives voted 67-31 in
favor of the previously-approved
Senate proposal.
The measure, proposed by Sen.
John Bowman (D-Roseville), asks
Congress to convene a constitu-
tional convention which would
consider an anti-busing amend-
ment to the federal Constitution.
Under Article Five of the U.S.
Constitution, Congress musti call
a special convention for proposing
amendments if requested to do so
by two-thirds of the 50 states.
The amendment proposed by the
resolution would read: "No stu-
dents shall be assigned to nor
compelled to attend any particular ;
public school on account of race,
religion, color or national origin.
Bowman said Wednesday that
legislators in Arizona, Mississippi
North Dakota, Texas and Tennes-
see have made "commitments" to
propose identical resolutions.
Gov. William Milliken was un- Voice from L
available for comment yesterday "The war- is not winding down," according
on the approved resolution and free-lance journalist who has interviewed1
seemingly is undecided on the from U.S. bombing in Laos. Speakingy
question. Branfman asserted that, despite persisten
"I think busing is a very un- that sorties are restricted to military tar
desirable approach in and of it-
self." he told newsmen earlier this- have suffered continued devastating bombin
week. But he also said he favored a technological, a-human war.
integrated scchools and that they
were constitutionaly mandatepre- KEY LABOR DEMAND:
sents its second stand against bus-
ing in the only three-day-old fall
legislative session.
approved a resolution urging theiXOn aid
State Board of Education to ap-
peal the ruling of a federal judge!
which held that Detroit schools
are operating under de jure (by retroacux
law) segregation in violation of
the Constitution.
That ruling. made three weeks From Wire Service Report
ago by U.S. District Judge Steph- Secretary of Commerce Maurice St
en Roth, gives the state 120 days retroactive payment of the pay increase
to draw up a plan for integrating
Detroit schools -which presum- price freeze-a key demand of labor lea
ably would include busing. aging to business."
Earlier in the year, another U.S. In the first administration comm
district judge ordered crosstown and retroactive
andretoacivepay increase, Stans said

-Daily-Rolfe Tessem
Frisbees fly
With the sunlight streaming through their hair, free frisbee fans frolic at yesterday's Frisbee Con-
test, a UAC Homecoming Event. The winners were John Damkin, Dave McMullin, John O'Connell
and Tal Ross.

to Fred Branfman, a
thousands of refugees
yesterday in Aud. A,
nt claims by officials
rgets, civilian villages
g, in what has become



In dian's

right -I
The University has formally,
responded to a suit against it-
which s e e k s increased educ-
ational opportunities for Indians
-by questioning the validity of
the plaintiff as a true Indian
The suit, filed last August by
Paul Johnson, Grad, claims that
the University owes the Chippe-
wa, Ottawa, Potowatomy Indians
money and increased educational
opportunities to compensate for
the land those tribes gave to the
University under the terms of
the Fort Meigs Treaty of 1817.

o bring law suit

According to Johnson's lawyer
Elmer White, the University in
its response has "thumbed its
nose at the court." "We don't
intend for the University to talk
to us like the defendant," he
The University questions John-
son on such matters as how often
he attends tribal meetings, and
his tribal organization. "If I
were b 1 a c k or white they
wouldn't be asking me these
questions," said Johnson. He
added the University is "buying
time" by challenging his right
to sue.

At present, there are 50 such
persons in the jail who have
been charsaed by the district court
with felonies, or are awaiting pre-
liminary felony hearings,
As a result of the judge's order
these types of prisoners can no
longer go to the county jail but
rather must stay at Police lock-
ups in the different towns.
In addition, the Detroit House
of Corrections has agreed to take
up to eighty prisoners-40 men
nd 40 women and all the federal
prisoners have been transferred
out during the past week.
To help ease problems once the
# jail potulation is reduced. the at-
tornev for the inmates nr-.entin-
the jail suit contempt suit Neal
-Bush. said the lawyers had recom-
mended that nprsons accuspd of
crime be relcased on a lowar bail
than hs oceurr'd nrevinudly.
"Some of tas is already hannen-
inc." he said. a
Several out-county .jude'es, how-
See LIMIT, Page 6
found saf
Not too long ago when a wo-
man came to a doctor soon
after intercourse and said I've
been raped' or 'I goy drunk and
I really need help. What can
you do?', the response was like-
ly to be a shake of the head.
"About all anyone could tell
her was to wait for her period.
Not very consoling advice for a

SGC ranks ballot questions;
public research group funded

Johnson has -turned to the Ft.
Meigs Treaty to advance his plea
for more Indian admissions and
Indian culture courses at the
University along with his de-
mands for better Indian elemen-
tary and secondary education.
He claims the treaty states the
Indians gave the 3840 acres of
land on which the Univedsity
was established, "believing they
may wish some of their children
hereafter educated."
Johnson is asking that the
University be made to account
for the' revenue it received off of
this land and because of ti-e
"slights" given the Indians, he
says he is following he s:uit
through the courts as a ),utter
of principle.
University officials, however,
dispute Johnson's claims.
"The University does not have
any responsibility to the Indians
derived from this treaty," said
University legal adviser Rod-
erick Daane. "As a matter of
social philosophy it may very
well have some responsibility,"
he conceded but said he needed
more information to make a def-
inite statement on this point.
Daane claims that the language
of the Ft. Meigs Treaty con-
notes "a charitable trust ut
Allan Smith, vice president for
academic affairs, says that John-
son was already hired as a part-
time Indian recruiter to increase
Indian admisisons to the Uni-
versity. He said he has also sent
out a note to all department
heads to bring in more Indian
See 'U', Page 6

le hits
ans yesterday labeled
es stalled by the,wage
ders-as "highly dam-
lent on the deferred
d "It is true that the

By LINDSAY CHANEY housing problems, consumer pro-'
Student Government Council last tection and ecological concerns. t
night gave a public interest re- PIRGIM organizers would like.
search group money to finance a students to tax themselves $3 perc
publicity campaign and agreed on year to support the group.
questions to be placed on the No- The organizers plan to conductt
vember all-campus ballot. a petition drive on campus with-
-le ethe goal of collecting ,20,000 toj
The Publc Interest Research 25,000 signatures in support of:
Group In Michigan (PIRGIM) is funding the group.
proposed by a group of law stu- Branches of PIRGIM are also
dents as a non-profit research being formed at Michigan State'
group to be funded by students at University and Wayne State Uni-
Michigan colleges and universities. versity andord ne tte Un-
versity, according to the organ-'
The proposed group would have izers.
a full-time professional staff of SGC gave PIRGIM a $300 loan'
lawyers to investigate and take to finance a publicity campaign
action in areas such as community for the petition drive.
Council also approved a list of,
priority projects which will be
placed on the November ballot.
For each project, voters will be
asked whether or not Council'
" should undertake the project.
effec i The projects which will appear
?w (I'L'I on the ballot are:
-A women's crisis center;
study of the pill in the fall of -A cooperative food store;
1967. Their findings, recently Low-cost community-University
published by Kuchera in the A 4-umm tU r
Journal of the American Medi- -A 24-hour community-Univer-
cal Association, indicate that sity child-care center;
'morning after pill' is a safe and -~A paper and glass recycling
effective method of emergency center;
contraception. -An academic chair for subjects1
During the study, the syn- not rormally taught at the Univer-.
thetic estrogren compound di- sity,

In other action, SGC members,
debated over which advisory com-
mittees they should appoint stu-
dents to.
In the past, Council has declined
to fill student vacancies on some i
of t h e s e predominately - faculty
committees, because in their view,
the seating of students on purely
advisory committees gives them
only a token influence in policy
Although SGC is expected to be-
gin filling a large number of va-
cancies on most University com-
mittees, their policy on the ad-
visory committees remained up in;
the air last night, and will prob-!
ably be decided at next week's

F -u i ViV V i J J li 1 - , W ~lWS , - - V . - ..
busing to desegrate schools in Pay Board and Price Commission will have to keep in mind
spread picketing and a boycott of that any retroactivity on wage adjustments would be highly
schools by whites. damaging to business because it would be difficult for busi-
In addition, five members of the - -- =ness to make retroactive
Ku Klux Klan have been indicted " price adjustments."
on .conspiracy charges in connec- i s a i e l Speaking in a closed circuit
tion with the bombing oftvinn sFiles rat
September cthe National Association of Manu-
The two court orders have i i ew Y ork facturers, Stans reiterated how-
sparked a major controversy in mverrt the nentm-
the southeastern portion of the matters rests with the newly nam-
state, as anti-busing groups have Inr additiar dyesterday'soNrw
spugu nams l f De- In addition, yesterday's New
trot'spruu bs-witstanfdng-York Times reported that sources
troit's s u bur b s-with standing- BUFFALO, N.Y. (/P)-Three west- close to the pay board have in-
room-only crowds becoming com-
monlcmn -ern New York Selective Service dicated that the board is likely
monplace. offices were broken into overnight to adopt a flexible guideline al-
The busing question is expected
to become a major factor in the Wednesday, and a telephone caller lowing wages to rise by an aver-
1972 elections in Michigan, and said yesterday "The New and Im- age of five to six percent in Phase
Michigan's two U.S. senators are proved East Coast Conspiracy to 2.
already beginning to feel its ef- Save Lives" was responsible. Further, they said, the five
fects. The man, in telephone calls to public members of the tri-partite
Democratic Sen. Philip Hart- n e w s p a p e r s in Buffalo and board, who hold the balance be-
whose six-year term has five years Rochester, said the group had de- tween the five labor and the five
remaining-has spoken out in fa- C stroyed the files of about 500 men business members, were said to be
vor of busing in cases where in- classified lA and had stolen the leaning toward allowing payment
tegration of schools "cannot be files of about 60 more. of most wages that workers are
delivered any other way." The FBI was investigating the eligible to receive under existing
Anti-busing groups are currently raids in Niagara Falls, Batavia and contracts-provided the average
circulating petitions aimed at re- Geneseo, but it had not determined does not significantly exceed the
calling him. whether any records were taken. guidelines.
The state's other senator, Re- No arrests have been made. Labor leaders have stressed this
See ANTI, Page 10 See DRAFT, Page 6 See STANS, Page 6






Daily News Analysis
The more militant wing of the anti-war move-
ment, led by the People's Coalition for Peace and
Justice (PCPJ), took the first faltering steps in
a new direction this past week; but it will prob-
ably be a year before a real evaluation can be
ma o h Wm i rn nfni

LI rection.
More important, perhaps, than who spoke and
who listened during the three days of the panel
were the topics that were discussed.
Significantly, PCPJ concentrated heavily on
subjects other than the war, hearing speakers on
economic and political repression, sexism and the
American prison system as well.

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