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Vol. LXXXI, No. 147 Ann Arbor, Michigan-Thursday, April 1, 1971 Ten Cents

Twelve Pages

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Students defeat plan
for government fund
By GERI SPRUNG
Students voted overwhelmingly yesterday to end classified
and military research on campus. With a record turnout, stu-
dents voted two to one in support of the two referenda.
A referenda asking if the University should refuse to
contract for any further classified research passed by a vote
of 4461 to 3069.
A second referenda asking whether the University should
refuse to contract for any research whose primary or initial
use will be in a military or war-supportive capacity by the
contracting agency was approved by a vote of 5081 to 2748.
The funding proposal failed by a vote of 4436 to 3028.
Students further expressed sentiment against the war in
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Conservatives win 4
seats in tight election
Rebecca Schenk, '73, and Jerry Rosenblatt, '73 Law, were
elected president and executive vice president of Student
Government Council in the campus-wide elections Tuesday
and yesterday.
In the results released at 1 a.m. this morning, Schenk and
Rosenblatt received 3932 votes after the second choices on
the ballots were counted. 8846 ballots were cast in the election.
In second place were Bill Thee and Jim Kent, with 2481
votes. Eliminated after the first place votes were counted
was the incumbent SGC president, Marty, Scott, and his
running mate, Tiburcio Vasquez.
Elected to at-large seats on Council were all four members;
of the conservative Student Caucus: Brad Taylor, 2076 votes;
Mary Schnelker, 2047; R i c k -___

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1People's Peace Treaty with a
voeof 5766 to24.
s ue Students also voted to retain
the traditional homecoming pa-
0rade "in a fifth referenda by a votel
ho us inog98 o96
of 3980 to 2966. The research referenda were the re t a b. . . .
r1esult of a debate over the re-
sear ch issue that has been going
SStr on over the past months. Students4
and faculty working against clas-
sified and military. research have ;
By MARCIA ZOSLAW been working for the passage of
these resolutions to show they
A new University committee has have the support of the student
been formed to study the feasi- body.k
biity of additional bus transporta- Now that this support is evident,
tion between North and Central atpkemn rm hka o
spokesman from the ad hoc #T ;
Campuses - the prime obstruction to en
to the building of 250 low rent group toed classified research
sadteewl eameeting to- 'l:'K
apartments on North Campus by day at the SAB toan feuther
1972.
The plan for the apartments, actioresearingamepu oclassi-
proposed by the Office of Student
Services Housing Policy B o a r d,I. These results may have a signif-5
must be approved by the Regents icant effect when the issue comes
at their April 16 meeting if the up again before Senate Assembly, * r.
proposal is to meet a May 1 fil- the faculty governing body, in May.
ing deadline for a Department of The debate on classified and mih-
Housing and Urban Development tary research on campus began ina
(HUD) subsidy February when Michael Knox,
Grad., a member of the committee
The different-sized units would which reviews and approves allM
be open to both students and staff projects, charged the committee
of the University - at a resident witha violating their own policy fo-
proportion of 87'/2 per cent stu- wt iltn hi w oiyfx
dentan 121/7 per cent st - t bidding the approval of any re-
dents and 12 per cent staff, search "the specific purpose of ..
housing board decided at a meet- which is to destroy human life or REBECCA SCHENK (above left) was elected the new president of Student Government Council yesterday along with her running
ing Tuesday. to incapacitate human beings.' mate Jerry Rosenblatt (above right). Dan Fox (below right) was elected head of the new Rackham Student Government while James
In addition, the board limited At the same time, a numer of Bridges and Rick Ratner (below left) were selected to head the literary college student government.
the number of family units to 15 student and faculty members be--- -------
Besides naming a committee to gan a series of actions, including PPR
study the bussing question, the a seven-day fast, protesting classi- A PPROVAL EXPECTED:
University has hired a landscape fied and military research on cam-
architect from the firm of John- pus..
son, Johnson and Roy to investi- When the question of continuing
gate ecological and financial fact- classified and military research
ors involved in developing the pro- came for a vote before Assembly
Huron High School. cided to return the issue to a com-
The architect will also investi- mittee charged to submit a reporto
gate alternative housing sites, in- in May.
cluding the "Watertower" site, The funding proposal provided t.
north of the Northwood V apart- for $1.85 assessment per student
ments presently under construe- per term. Of that amount $.85 will
tion, and a potential high-rise go to SGC and $1.00 to the indi- By MARK DILLEN Observers said the Regents have a The other major change requires sentative bodies, as well as final
sit up the hill from the music vidual's school or college govern- few remaining questions about the that the six-man jury involved in approval afterward.
school. ment. In a major move toward the es-1 plan, but will likely give it formal most trials require at least five af- Also added in the Regents draft
Dave Christeller, general co- At present SGC receives 2.25 per tablishment of a University-wide approval at their open meeting firmative votes for a verdict. Ob- is a provision for the disposition
ordinator of the Tenants Union, student per term. School and col- court system, the Regents yester April 16. servers view this change as a com- of fines levied in court jdgments.
lg goenetusayobanday made public a modified vArl16erevrsveshsihneaoacr-n fnslvedi or jdmns
criticized the administration for lege governments usualy obtain version promise between the judiciary com- According to their plan, any funds
investigating alternative sites at funds by requesting them from of the judiciary plan submitted by The regental proposal states the mieeweehe ju anymors cordingdto thir p any fuds
such a late stage, since the pro- the deans of their particular units. a student-faculty committee for presiding judge will make the decisions, whichcalled for Regentsnwho olleted in this manner would be
conern deisinsandtheRegnt who I used to offset the direct costs" of
posal must be approved within a, The People's Peace Treaty, an their approval. final decision" on rulings concern- favored a simple majority. the court's operation.
few weeks by the Regents. agreement directly negotiated by The outstanding differences from ing points of law. As in previous
The committee, composed en- representatives of A m e r i c a n the plan submitted to the Regents drafts, t aoc jues re mittee, which presented their origi- The Rgnsalso amendey the
tirely of administrators, includes groups and organizations in Viet- at their March 18 meeting concern provided but now merely Serve in h reent t original proposal to pecfy the
John Feldkamp, director of Uni- nam, calls for immediate and total two points of long debate-how an advisory capacity. al plan to the Regents lastuDe- course of mistrial proceedgs. In
versity housing; Douglas S her- withdrawal of all foreign troops much power the court's presiding They would rule only when therethrher university court systemstre eree-the ffrc complainth
man, assistant vice president of from Vietnam. In addition to of- judge will have and how guilt wii is no jury involved in the proceed- have been reluctant to change their referee thedeci of al chaether
capital planning; Jack Wiienbach, ficial ratification by the students be determined. ings and when the court is faced version, feeling agreement between complaint merits considerathon be-
director of. the planned extension at the University, the referendum Other changes from the Commit- with "non-legal" issues. members of the committee would See REGENTS, Page 9
committee; Frederick Mayer, Uni- calls for the University to with- tee on a Permanent University The provision requiring the pre- no longer be possible.
versity planner and Program An- 1draw all its services and facilities Judiciary's plan consist mainly of siding judge to be a lawyer is re- President Robben Fleming, in re-
alyst William Sturges. from support of the war. several minor changes in wording.. tamed in the Regent's draft. PeintRbnFlmgnr-
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Higgins, 2006; and Karen
Ha;s, 1945.
Also elected to at-large seats
were threemembers of the radical
People's Coalition: Barbara Gold-
man, 1884; Joel Silverstein, 1778;
and Arlene Griffin, 1760.
Silverstein and Griffin were
both elected to half-year seats on
the Council. The remaining vic-
tors will serve a full one-y ea r
term.
Rackham students voted 614 to
465 to ratify a proposed constitu-
tion for a new Rackham Student
Government.
In the race tor president and
vice president Dan Fox and Bob
Stout outpolled Alexander Galvin
and Penny Hudis 488 to 2:38.
The new government will apply
to 8-10,000 of the University's ap-
proximately 15,000 graduate stu-
dents.
Candidates elected to the Rack-
ham executive council and their
vote totals were: Martha Arnold,
394; Edward Brady, '298; Harry
Power, 291; Ken Sterling, 253; Pen-
ny Hudis, 231; Lois Verbrugge, 221;
and Lynn Manis, 147.
Losing candidates were James
Buntin, 132; Ruth Senter, 109; and
David Engstrom, 103..
Fox polled 379 votes for a council
seat, enough for election if his
presidential bid had failed.
James Bridges and Rick Ratner,
running unopposed, were elected
president and vice president of the
LSA Student Government Execu-
tive Council.
In the election for LSA Student
Government -president and vice
president, Bridges and Ratner gar-
nered 2164 of an estimated 3000
LSA ballots cast.
Winners of executive council
seats in the LSA student govern-
ment were Russ Bikoff, 955 votes;
Steve Weissman, 905; Bob Black,
900; Maralee Smekovich, 870; Bill
Jacobs, 855; Brenda McGadney,
776 and Jenny Allen, 772.
The losers in the LSA races
were Mark Steinberg, 676; David,
Young, 369 and James Steele with
439 votes.
The second choice SGC presiden-
tial votes 'were counted because no
presidential candidate received a
majority of the first choice votes.
Since Scott and Vasquez had the
lowest number of third choice
votes, their slate was eliminated.
The second choice on votes of the
students whose first choice w a s
Scott and Vasquez were then add-
ed to the totals of the remaining
two slates

N. Viets
burn city
in south
SAIGON P) - North Vietnamese
troops attacked Duc Duc, a north-
ern district capital, and burned
most of the town before withdraw-
ing yesterday. It was the second
Communist blow this week in the
area south of Da Nang.
To the northwest, there was no
word from the Black Panther
strike force, an elite group of 200-
300 South Vietnamese flown into
southern Laos to assault a Com-
munist base.
In the central highlands, two U.S.
Army helicopters were reported
shot down 27 miles northwest of
Kontum, killing one crewman and
wounding one.
The attack on Duc Duc, a town of
about 10,000 located 25 miles
southwest of the Da Nang base, be-
gan with a mortar barrage Sunday
followed by a ground probe. That
was the day Communist snipers
struck Firebase Mary Ann, 40
miles south of Da Nang, inflicting
severe U.S. casualties. It was not
known whether the two assaults
were related.
Duc Duc, formerly known as An
Hoa, is in a major refugee reset-
tlement area.
Field reports said 200 Vietnamese
civilians were killed or wounded
at Duc Duc, 18 regional militiamen
were killed and 36 wounded and
1,000 houses were burned. One U.S.
soldier was wounded slightly.
An American who flew over Duc
Duc said it looked "like a big ash
tray."
Despite their losses, the South
Vietnamese never lost control of
the district headquarters, although
reinforcements were unable to
break into the town until early yes-
terday. U.S. helicopters immediate-
ly began evacuating the wounded.
It was not known why the North
Vietnamese attacked Duc Due,
about 40 miles east of the Laotian
border in a river valley at the base
of jungled mountains.
It appeared possible that in at-
tacking Duc Duc and Mary Ann,
the North Vietnamese were at-
tempting to counter the South Viet-
namese drive into Laos that ended
last week.

CITY ELECTIONS

Tensions dominate

police issue

EDITOR'S NOTE: The following'
article is the second in a series ex-
ploring important issues in next
Monday's city elections.
By W. E. SCHROCK
Fears on the part of the rad-
ical left and reactionary right
that have developed over t h e
past two years have made police
control one of the most contro-
versial issues in the April 5
city election.
From the right, Republican

in calling for "community con-
trol" of the department.
Garris has declared, "I will
support our city police whole-
heartedly as they reprsent t h e
final barrier of our very sur-
vival." DeGrieck counters, "I
view the police much the same
as I view the military: you must
have community control."
The Harris administration has
found itself attacked from both
sides in nolice dpartment nt-

easing t e proposal, saa cn e re
gental changes were such that the
plan now requires more "consider-
ation in the University commun-
"If it is accepted, further work fo r
needs to be done on the nmanu-al of
Council rules," Fleming said.
Most of the language changes re- FT. BENNING,C
sulted from discussion between William Calley Jr. w
Judiciary committee members and by a military jury
the Regents at the March 18 meet- life imprisonment
ing. bor for the murde
After the discussion University. 22 Vietnamese men
attorney Craig Christensen rewrote children at My La
the committee's proposal --- which ago.
had already undergone several re- The Western Wh
visions-and sent copies to the Re- ported PresidentT
gents for their approval. Accord- ceiving thousandsc
ing to Christensen, by yesterday running 100 to 1
all of them had indicated no ia- conviction and urgi
in, n,hieri +n +hto nan Ac.rcAr1 if it. was

massacre at My

ey

c.

Ga. (P) -Lt.
was sentenced
yesterday to
at hard la-
r of at least
a, women and
i three years
ite House re-
Nixon is re-
of telegrams,
against the
ing clemency.
L in Nixon's

monthly pay of $773.19 was or-
dered forfeited.
The sentence carries the pos-
sibility of parole after 10 years.
An appeal of the sentence is
automatic and is expected to
take a year or more.
George Latimer, chief defense
lawyer, said, "I'm confident the
sentence will be abated."
After the sentencing, Calley
was taken under -guard to the
Ft. Benning stockade where he
has been held since his convic-

before it retired Tuesday after-
noon to begin deliberating the
penalty to be assessed against
Calley.
Sen. Frank M o s s (D-Utah)
said in Washington he would
introduce a resolution calling on
President Nixon to reduce the
term.
"We as a nation," he said,
"cannot wipe this blemish from
our national conscience simply
by finding one man guilty. Lt.
Calley should not go unpunish-

sentenced to

life
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