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Sunny and warm;

Vol. LXXXI, No. 15 Ann Arbor, Michigan - Saturday, September 19, 1970 Ten Cents

Eight Pages





in state


-Daily-Jim Judk1s
Regents Dunn (front), Huebner, and Cudlip

rli on
The annual battle of the
budget began yesterday as the
Regents asked for an increase
in state funds of $22 million
for the University. The r e -
quest for 1971-72 state appro-
priations totals $95.6 million.
The budget proposal now goes
to the Bureau of the Budget in the
governor's office, where, if past
experience is an indication, it willI
be cut before being presented to
the Legislature in January.
No tuition increases are in-
cluded in the budget plan, which
forsees the University spending
$143.6 million for general expens-
es in 1971-72. The present gen-
eral fund budget is $121.2 million.
"The figures in the original re-
quests from the schools and col-
leges were drastically reduced, but
the remaining figure is still large."
Vice President for Academic Af-
fairs Allan Smith said at the Re-
gents meeting.
Smith explained that the $22
million hike is necessary to offset
inflationary effects on salaries,
equipment and supplies as well as
to provide more funds for select-
ed programs.
More than $10 million of the
requested increase would go to-
wards higher salaries and wages.
"Our salary program has not kept
pace with inflation, civil service
wages and pay in private indus-
try," Smith said.
Another $1.4 million of the
additional funds asked for by the'
Regents would be used to increase
student aid money, especially the
Opportunity Awards Program for
disadvantaged students.
Thz remainder would pay for'
items such as library materials
and services, computer services,
and other non-salary needs.
Since the Legislature has ap-
proved increases in University ap-
propriations of only $4-5 million
in the last few years, observers
doubt the Legislature will give the
University anywhere near $22 miil-"
lion in additional funds.
"Our job is to outline what we,
think we need" Smith explained,j
acknowledging that the requested
increase might not be granted.
"It's no secret that the state is
not going to have that kind of
, He denied, however, that the
University asked for more money'
than it needs, anticipating cuts by
governor's office and the Legisla-
ture. "I don't think universities
asked for more than they need, al-;
though they might ask for more
money than they expect," he said.
Health Ser



Regents uphold U'
pOSition on .GLF
The Regents yesterday reaffirmed conditions set by Pres-
ident Robben Fleming for use of University facilities by the
Gay Liberation Front for a midwest conference on homosex-
However, Vice President for Student Services Robert
Knauss said afterwards that some accomodation with GLF
could probably be worked out. "My own position is that the
group has demonstrated good faith and should be able to use
the facilities," he explained.
Fleming said the decision on the matter would be left to
Knauss but that Knauss' determination w ou 1 d likely be
brought to Fleming and the
? other executive officers for
Re en s final approval.
15 On April 20, Fleming denied a
GLF request for use of the Union
' t en IJ, for the midwest conference, citing
strict state laws against homosex-
"Any conference on the subject
R co r of homosexuality ought, in view
of the law, to be clearly educa-
tional in nature and directed to-
In addition to act4ng on the, wards those people who have a
University's budget request and professional interest in the field,"
the Gay Liberation Front confer- Fleming stated at that time.
ence, the Regents yesterday ap- FIn a statement made in June,
rendthe eents yheteday ap- Fleming dwelt on "the practical
proved several other items, in- considerations" involved in the
cluding a mass-circulation admin- matter. He said allowing GLF to
istration newspaper, R O T C use University facilities for the
changes, and apartment construe- conference would hurt the Uni-
tion. versity's image a nd "Jeopardize
* The Regents voted to expand much needed public (financial)
the University Record to a tab- support.
-l id size publication and to dis- Knauss said yesterday that GLF
tribute it weekly to students and needs to show that the confer-
non-academic employes. ence, proposed for this winter, has
Vice. President for University a definite educational purpose in
Relations Michael Raddock esti- mind. He indicated that if they
mates the additional expense of demonstrated t h i s, he would
the expanded publication at about probably approve their request.
$30,000 a year. The University Re- After Fleming's original ban on
cord is presently sent as a news- the conference, Student Govern-
letter to administrators and facul- ment Council argued that GLF,
ty members only. as an official student organiza-,
Regent Gerald Dunn (D-Flush- tion, should have the right to use
ing) voted against the proposal, University facilities.
saying, "At this time I can't jus- Asked yesterday whether a
tify the expenditure with a real question of academic freedom and
need." freedom of speech is involved in
However Regent Paul G o e b e I the GLF issue. Knauss said. "Yes,
(R-Grand Ranids) claiming a there may be."

Police raid
Panther HQ

-Associated Press
ABOUT 100 JORDANIAN STUDENTS (above) in JLondon occupy their government's embassy in
support of the Palestinian guerrillas while Israeli Premier Golda Meir (below) meets with President
Nixon yesterday to discuss the need for more U.S. aid and possible peace negotiations with Egypt.
Hussein s government
gains,, ovr urrlas

TOLEDO, Ohio M) - A policeman was shot to death at
point-blank range yesterday, touching off a six-hour gun
battle between police and gunmen firing from in and near a
Black Panther headquarters. f
Two persons were wounded and one arreste on a murder
Police searched the headquarters building after a gunfire
and tear gas attack and found no one. They confiscated two
rifles, a shotgun and a quantity of ammunition. A later
search disclosed a quantity of dynamite.
Five policemen were injured a few hours before the shoot-
out when a crowd of blacks went to police headquarters and
demanded release of a prisoner, Six persons were arrested
in that incident.
The gun battle was the nation's
second this week between police
and black militants. One black
man was killed and three wound-
d in a clash with police in NCw
OlasTuesday after; an at- 1 wC
tempted firebombing of a grocery
store, police said.
New Orleans police had stormedj l1
the Black Panther headquarters1
e~rlier Tuesday and seven persons t r
were wounded in shooting, before NEW HAVEN Conn. P)-Lon
the occupants were flushed out nie McLucas, the first of eight
with tdargas, Bleac cathet fig o rsto ighti
Toledo patrolman William Mis- tBlack9 Panr go ntrial n-
canon,3washtt -death := --as th 9saigo n aleged po
he sat in his patrol car near the lice informer, was yesterday sen-
Toledo Black Panther office. Wal- tenced to a 12-to-i year prison
terShw, isblck arner sidterm for his conviction -on a
ter Shaw, his black partner, said charge of conspiracy to commit
a black man got out of a car, murder.
walked to the squad car and an-
nounced, "Hey baby, I've got The maximum penalty for the
something for you." offense is 15 years. McLucas, 24,
He then shot Miscannon in the was acquitted of kidnaping result-
head. ing in death, conspiracy to kidnap
Police Chief Anthony Bosch said and binding-charges' that carried
he does not believe Miscannon's heavier' penalties.
deathwas instigated by - Black "I've thought a great deal about
Panthers but suspects those firing what I'm about to do," Judge Har-
took advantage of the situation. old Mulvey of Superior Court told
He said he was not sure those McLucas as he imposed sentence.
who opened fire from the Panther Bond for the 24-year-old Panther
headquarters were Panthers. "I area captain was set at $35,000.
have no knowledge that they are McLucas still faces a charge of
yet," he said, "I have a little rea- first-degree murder in Middlesex
son to believe that, but I haven't County, where Alex Rackley, a fel-
determined it as of yet." low Panther, was shot and killed
John Melvin McClellan, 26, Tol- May 21, 1969. The prosecutor there
edo, was arrested near the scene has not indicated whether he in-
of the gun battle and charged with tends to pursue the charge.
first-degree' murder. Defense attorney Theodore L
Police did not say whether he Hoskoff urged that a light penalty
was armed but Police Chief An- be imposed, arguing that McLucas
thony Bosch said McClellan was had been of "great assistance in
freed on bond from a charge of helping .the judicial system give
possessing narcotics, filed 1 a s t him a fair trial" and that the
month. slaying and subsequent events had
Police said McClellan told of be- made McLucas a more responsible
ing in Panther headquarters on person
Thursday night when plans were person.
made to seek the release of the "The circumstances attending
prisoner at police headquarters. the trial have had an enormously
Police had surrounded t li e maturing effect on /onnie Mc-
Panther headquarters - on an in- Lucas," said Koskoff, who has said
ner city block of small business- he will appeal the conviction to
es - with men and cars and the Supreme Court if necessary.
brought up floodlights to assist State's Atty. Arnold Marke,
them. arguing for a 14/-to-iS-year
Police said McClellan's broth- term, said the nature of 1 Rackley's
er, Larry, 21, was shot in the slaying and the fact that McLucas
hand, and that Troy Montgomery, is charged with attempting to es-
16, was wounded critically in the cape from jail before the trial in-
hip and groin as they left t he dicated the need for/ a heavy pen-
Panther headquarters during the alty.
siege. They were among a num- Markle said McLucas has shown
ber of persons police said fled "contempt for legally constituted
the building during the shoot- authority" and had proved a will-
out. Some of those who fled took ing .accomplice in the Rackley
up firing positions nearby, police slaying.
said. McLucas, who has been in jail
Shortly before midnight Wed- since his arrest 15 months ago in
nesday about 20 blacks wearing Salt Lake City, Utah, is the see-
Black Panther emblems turned up ond Panther to be sentenced in
at police headquarters demanding the case. Loretta Luckes, 22, who
the release of James Dotson. pleaded guilty to a charge of con-
Police said Dotson was jailed spiracy to kidnap and turned
Wednesday night for resisting ar- state's evidence, received a sus-
rest. pended term.

By The Associated Press
The royal army of King Hussein
apparently gained the upper hand
against Arab guerrillas in Jordan
yesterday, and reports reaching
Beirut said casualties in two days
of fighting mounted into the thou-
Countless civilians, presumably
caught in cross-fire, were dying in.
the streets for want of medical
aid, reports said.
Diplomatic reports d e s c r i b e d
Amman, the capital, as being ef-
fectively under the control of the
army, although fighting continued
and smoke billowed over the city.
The United States Department
vice asks st

said last night that Mideast peace planes - craft capable of launch-
talks are not expected to resume ing paratrooper forays - were po-
at 'this time because of the crisis sitioned on the fringes of the trou-
in Jordan. bled Middle East.
The U.S. also disclosed yesterday At the White House, press sec-
that U.S. sea and air forces close retary Ronald I. Ziegler said,
to Jordan are being expanded. "There are no decisions, one way
Further, President Nixon told a or the other, about U.S. involve-
panel of Chicago editors yesterday ment in the area."
that either the United States or Difficulties in the way of getting
Israel might intervene militarily the stalled talks going were also
in Jordan to aid the government underscored by Israeli Prime Min-
of King Hussein, The Miami Her- ister Golda Meir, here on a one-
ald reported. day visit.
Units of the Atlantic Fleet were After seeing President Nixon and
dispatched to the Mediterranean Secretary of State William P.
to augment the 6th Fleet already Rogers, Mrs. Meir said Israel
there, Pentagon aides said, and would not end her boycott of the,
additional Air Force transport U.S.-proposed Arab-Israeli peace
discussions until Egypt and Rus-
sia roll back missiles installed in
-u d en ts mi violation of the Mideast truce.
Rogers "feels the door to the
talk is still open, and we are con-


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contact with hepatitis to get ,shot


Dr. Robert Anderson released
a statement last night recom-
mending that people exposed to a
male who has infectious hepatitis
go to the Student Health Service
to receive gamma globulin serum.
Ralph Barker, 18, was admitted'
to University Hospital late yester-
day afternoon and may have com-
municated the disease to students
during the last few days.
Barker has stayed for periods

need for better campus communi-
cation, said "I hope this particular
publication will get before the
community the facts of what is
taking place at the University."
# The Regents also approved;I
the appointment of tw o fa-
culty members and tw o
administrators to a committee
that will supervise ROTC curri-.
culum and approve appointment
of ROTC instructors. Two student
members will be appointed by Stu-
dent Government Council.
In addition, the Regents revis-
ed their by-laws to conform with
their decision to change the
status of ROTC from a depart-
ment to a program and to recog-
nize ROTC instructors by their
military rank instead of by- aca-
, demic titles.
Fleming told the Regents that
the Defense Department will re-
commend "sore reimbursement

at both Stockwell Hall and "Tent- would agree that this is a health
City", which is on the diag. question, and that every step must
Anderson, head of Student be taken to ensure the safety of
Health Service, said last night that all students."
"If the contact with the boy was Tenants Union Press Secretary
not prolonged, there is only a Fred Arnold said last night that
slight possibility that a person the TU is taking more than ade-
contracted the disease." quate precautions in regards to
Anderson urged that anyone Tent City.
who has doubts about the nature "In light of information which
of his contact with Barker come we have received from various
to Health Service as soon as pos- doctors at the University, we feel
sible, that it is not necessary to tear
Anderson added that since the down Tent City," Arnold said.
incubation period of hepatitis
ranges from 30 days to up to four
months, it is possible that many
persons have already contracted
the disease.
"The shots+ must be given '
ithi4 one wek stendays afte
contact with the disease," he said.
The Health Service currently By ERIKA HOFF
has, enough serum for about 30 ByIAHF
persons, but Anderson said that he Over 2,000 people crowded int
expects more to arrive well with- Aud. yesterday to hear econ
in the 10-,day limit. McCracken speak on "Econor
"We are primarily concerned
with the persons that the boy was ties for the Seventies" following
in close contact with at Stockwell versy over allowing dissenting
and Tent-city," said William Joy, share the podium.
Director of the Environmental After McCracken's speech an
Health Center. period spokesmen from Studen
Joy said that Barker told him pr h uoWresad h
he spent three days at Stockwell port the Auto Workers and the
and two days in a tent on the omic Development League exp
Diag. Barker also reported that he senting views to the over 200r
reently spent nights in apartments remained.
in both Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti. McCracken, who is presently
"We are all set to go tomorrow from the University to serve as



tinuing every effort to keep that
door open and having the parties
go through it," State Department
press officer Robert J. McCloskey
said after the day-long conference.
However "as a practical matter it
would be difficult to expect these
talks to resume in the light of the
present situation in Jordan," the
spokesman said.-
Jordan, along with Egypt and
Israel, is a party to the talks un-
der U.N. auspices which are sup-
posed to be part of the U.S. Mid-
east. ceasefire plan which began
Aug. 8. But the Jordanian govern-
ment is embroiled now in fighting
with Palestinian guerrillas who
hold hijacked hostages.

'ken sees

budget strain

o Rackham
omist Paul
mic Priori-
g a contro-
speakers to
nd question
ts to Sup-
Black Econ-
ressed dis-
people who
fy on leave
s chairman'

dicted claims on the budget will "far out-
reach" government resources.
Financing federal programs outside the
budget - which has become increasingly
common practice in Washington - will
not alleviate the situation, he added, be-
cause the problem of too many items to
finance with too little money will extend
to the private sector as well.
The growing population will require more
housing, and the increased libor f o r c e
will require adiditonal capital formation,
he said. Because both housing and capital
formation in the private sector are heavily
financed by borrowing, McCracken pre-
dicted total borrowing in 1975 "will ex-

the current
rate "one of

5.1 per cent unemployment
the adverse aspects (of a dis-
policy) we wish we could

Michigan's 9.1 per cent unemployment
rate-which approaches 17 per cent since
the strike against General Motors, is "pret-
ty high."
McCracken did not comment on the GM
strike, other than saying the strike would
reduce the growth in the Gross National
Product for this fiscal quarter but that it
in no way endangers the economy.
"I don't think there is any point beyond
which the situation would be intolerable,"
he said.

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