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Vol. LXXXI, No. 37

Ann Arbor, Michigan -

Thursday, October 15, 1970

Ten Cents

Ten Pages


Regents fo
hold open
Groups seek new
housing, 24-hour
child care center,
The Regents will hold their
regular open forum tomorrow
as a prelude to their monthly
meeting. Two student-commu-
*fnity groups intend to make.
presentations at the 4 p.m.
The Tenants Union (TU) plans
to amplify their previous demand
for' the construction of 5000 units
'of low cost housing by the Uni-
versity, while the Child Care Cen-
ter Action Group plans to present
once again their demand for a
free 24-hour day care center
funded by the University and con-
trolled by the parents and center
staff members. '
It does not appear' at this time
that the Regents plan to make
any major decisions at the regular
meeting Friday. Regent William
C u d 1 i p (R - Detroit) yesterday
speculated,' "It looks like a tame
session this time."
At last month's Regents meet-
ing TU members pressed for a
commitment to build low cost
housing; The ,Regents responded
they would welcome any "con-
Crete" proposals presented them on
the subject.
"We have specific plans," said
Fred Arnold, a spokpsman for TU,
last night. TU will call on the Re-
gents to "direct the Resource Al-
locations Committee to come up
with the funds," he explained.
He also said that they' will sug-
gest the Regents build on the
University-owned Fuller Flatlands
near Huron Towers and the Uni-
versity golf.course because "these
are the only large ", areas we can
use without demolition of other
TU will also demand that ten-
ants have control of planning and
running of new housing accommo-
dations, Arnold said.
,Although the Child Care Center
Group is currently operating a fa-

groups to
hold strike
No local agenda
as action builds
on East Coast
"Think peaceful thoughts,"
during today's anti-war ior-
atorium, suggests the National
Strike for Peace advertise-
ment in this week's New York
But the two-hour moratorium,
which was backed by the area Stu-
dent Mobilization Committee
(SMC) has not been organized
Although the SMC endorsed the
New York-based action by sign-
ing the advertisement, chairman
Dave Ruhland said, "We're not
trying to build this in Ann Ar-
bor because it hasn't been well-
planned." He predicted that- t h e
strike won't "get off much beyond
the East coast."
Ruhland said he did not pre-
sent the National Strike to the
local Peace Action Coalition
(PAC) because of the lack of na-
tional coordination and involve-
ment. "This is different from last
year's Moratorium," he said. "It's
been based mainly in New York."
Although there is no structured
agenda for the strike, to be held
from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., the ad-
vertisement boasts a ten-item list
of suggestions for "meaningful
activities." Among them are do-
nating blood, writing letters to
President Nixon, Vice-President
Agnew or Congressmen, working
for peace candidates for the Nov.
3 elections, holding a teach-in,
joining an anti-war organization
or petitioning a governing body to
pass an anti-war resolution.
Future plans of the National
Strike group include support of
the national PAC mass rallies
planned for Oct .31 in 25 cities
around the country and organizing
activities for Nov. 15, the first
anniversary of the March on
The National Strike for Peace
formed in September. It presented
ideas and received some support at
the national PAC meeting held in
Chicago later that month.
Last year on Oct. 15, the mora-
torium was nation-wide, making
its presence felt in major cities,
as well a on college campuses. The
day was marked by well-attended
seminars, teach-ins and lectures.
About 20,000 persons at the Uni-
versity last year attended a rally
at the Crisler Arena in protest of
the war.

A. Davis
Action seen as
legal procedure
to aid extradition
NEW YORK () --Angela
Davis, the black revolutionist
captured Tuesday and accused
of flight to avoid murder and
kidnap charges in California,
was held in $250,000 bail yes-
terday, then released by fed-
eral authorities and immed-
iately rearrested y city
The action was a .prelude to
legal moves to return her to Cali-
fornia to answer charges con-
nected with a courthouse gunfight
in which four persons died.
Davis had been soukht for near-
ly two months and had been on
the FBI's most wanted list. The
FBI immediately ~replaced Davis'
name with that of Bernadine Rae
Dohrn, reputed underground lead-
er of the Weatherman faction of
the Students for a Democratic
Dohrn is wanted on charges of
unlawful interstate flight to avoid
prosecution for mob action, viola-
tion of federal anti-riot laws, and
conspirac .
Davis, 26-year-old M a r x i s t
scholar and former UCLA college
professor, has been accused on the
West Coast of having bought the
guns used in the shootout Aug. 7
in the Marin County Courthouse
at San Rafael.
She was arrested Tuesday night
in Manhattan, and was arraigned
before a U.S. commissioner early
yesterday. Bond was then set, and
she remained in the holding cells
of the federal courthouse through
the afternoon.G
Then, shortly after 8 p.m., bail
was canceled and Davis was for-
mally discharged from federal cus-
Detective Alfred C. Halikias of
the New York police came forward
and announced: "Miss Davis,
you're under arrest."
She was taken for booking at an
undisclosed city police station.
Asst. U.S. Atty. John H. Doyle had
moved for Davis' release, declaring
that he had received certified co-
pies of a warrant from Marin
County, Calif., which he was turn-
ing over to city authorities.
It. was not clear immediately
why this procedure of handling
Davis was being used) She could
have' been subject to removal
procedures under either federal or
state laws.

-Associated Press
High, Mr. President
He hasn't smoked it yet or actually even looked at the real
thing, but President Nixon came close to the world of drugs
yesterday as he sniffs a package of marijuana. The package was
selected by trained dogs who sniffed out the nefarious bag from
among several other similar items during a White House demon-
stration of new Customs Bureau techniques.
oar to hear
case on recuitn

-Daily-Tom Stanton
Panel debates roles of women (above) as others look on (below)
Cente na discussion centers
on role of wo'Men on crampus

By DEBRA THAL awaiting her doctorate in sociol-,
Over 200 women yesterday con- ; ogy, summed up the feeling of
fronted the problem of "Women discrimination against women who
on Campus" in an all-day sym- are in graduate school.r

'" it

cility in a former cafeteria inV
Mary Markley Hall, the group By GERI SPRUNG
does not believe that their de-
mands have been adequately met. The Office of Student Services (OSS) is holding a hearig
Sue Erlich, a member of the 'tonight on the issue of corporate recruiting.
group, explained last night that The hearing, at 7:30 p.m. in the Student Activities Bldg.,
the center is currently run by a is in answer to a petition from the Brain Mistrust (BMT),
small paid staff financed by the a radical research organization, calling for the enforcement
center's income and a number of of the University policy governing the use of University facil-
non-paid volunteers. ities for corporate recruiting.
The Univei'sity policy for campus recruiters states that
the University of Michigan Placement Services "are not avail-
S GC ma
able to any organization or individual which discriminates
against any person because of racle, color, creed, sex, religion,

posium sponsored by the Center'
for Continuing E d u c a t i o n of
The symposium was an activity
of the University's celebration of
the centennial anniversary of the
admission of the first woman stu-
The program consisted of panels
in the areas of female psychol-
ogy, the problems of women grad-
uate students, and the future of
women at the university.
The most enthusiastically re-
ceived panel followed a noon
luncheon in the Michigan League
Ballroom. Five graduate students
discussed the various problems of
the woman in graduate school.
Greer Litton Fox, . currently

sue Re ents

or national origin."


"If women get into graduate{
school, the assumption is that she
won't finish. If she does, she won't
make any contribution to her
field. If she does, then it won't be
any good. And if it is, then she is
abnormal," she said.
The next two speakers debated
the future of advanced education
for women.
Sybil Stokes, of the Inktitute of
Public Policy Studies,. voiced op-
timism that more women would.
be receiving doctorates and going
in'o graduate work.
Noel Kramer, a third year law
student, was more pessimistic. She
told the tale of the woman law
"She enters with the naive idea
that she has a perfect right to be
there. She is likely to believe she
has a duty to use the intelligence
that she has. She believes that
hard work will conquer what ob-
stacles exist," she said.
"At first, she has the pleasant
experience of much attention from
male law students. She soon learns
that this is inspection-and not
intellectual or personality traits
either. She is caught on the horns
of a dilemma. If she is quiet, then
she is labelled passive and unable
to succeed. If she is more assert-
ive. then she is a castrating fe-
male," Kramer added. However,
she said, getting jobs is even
Grace Mack of the psychology
department said that black w6men
had a different priority. -

"We don't have the option of
dealing with women's liberation,"
she said, "I'm not saying it doesn't
have merit. But black females
cannot put their femaleness before
their blackness. We are discrimi-
nated against first because we are
The concluding panel dealt with
the University of the 1980's and
how women fit into that picture.
Sociology Prof. Charles Tilly
discussed the possibilities.
He believed that in the future
a new university structure which
eliminated most degrees would be
helpful for women because it
would be more difficult for anx-
ious parents to send their daugh-
ters to become certified as mar-
riagable by the university.

# BMT charges that this policy
Student Government Council has not been enforced since many
last night decided to investigate of the companies recruiting on
suing the Board of Regents in an campus operate in the Union of
effort to open Regents meetings South Africa. "It is well known
to the public. that these companies pctic
to th pubic. blatant discrimination through
Meeting as SGC, Inc., since unequal wage scales based entirely
SGC itself cannot originate legal upon race, through segregated fa-
action, they passed a motion re- cili ies in their plants, throughl
questing the state Attorney Gen- discriminatory promotion practices
eral to rule on "whether the Board and through adhering to other
of Regents' policy of closed meet- apartheid laws and policies,"'
ings violates the constitution or states the petition.
the laws of the state of Michigan." The corporations' defense is
It was also decided that SGC that in South Africa discrimina-
member Al Ackerman will notify tion is legal and they must abide
the Regents of "their right, o' by the law of the land.
liabilities regarding the discussio Since last winter Students for a'
of University business -at secret *Democratic Society (SDS) has
sessions." See 0SS, Page 10

Biological warf are stockpiles
remain despite Nixon claims


Dispatch News Service
WASHINGTON - Despite a
presidential renunciation of bio-
logical warfare more than 10
months ago, the United States is
still maintaining a vast stockpile
of lethal biological agents.
Approximately 10,000 gallons of
some of the most deadly killers
known to man - including the
dreaded disease Anthrax - are

now stored at the Army's biolo-
gical production center at Pine
Bluff, Ark.
President Nixon announced Nov.
25, 1969, that the United States
would get out of the biological
warfare field, except for a small
program of defensive research.
Yet it can now be reported that
four biological warfare agents are
currently in t h e U.S. stockpile.
The existence of the agents and


Valhalla, Walden III, and Karma sound
like idyllic names for equally idyllic living
situations. Some members of the North
Campus Co-op (NCC), however, believe
their houses have been misnamed.
"My biggest gripe is that we have no
home. We feel like nomads, having lived
out of suitcases for six weeks," says one
co-op resident. "It really gets you down.
Instead of eating on the run it's living on
the run. Our co-op spirit is mildewing
along with all our belongings."
"No-one enjoys waiting in long lines to
eat tiny portions of miserable food in an
.tr. crarir 1na 1,kirha htilt n a ro mmn_-

hit N.

Campus Co-op

their codenames is still regarded
as classified information by the
Pentagon, although President Nix-
on has specifically renounced
their use, even in retaliation.
In addition, the military h a s
developed a dozen sophisticated
biological warfare spray tanks,
bombs, a nd other delivery sys-
tems capable of disseminating dry
or wet biological agents from most
of the attack planes now in the
U.S. arsenal.
The continued existence of the
large stockpiles and delivery sys-
tems underlies the contradictions
and inconsistencies among various
Administration agencies as the
government ~s e e k s to implement
the Presidential declaration.
For example, public health of-
ficials announced in June t h a t
they were "fully satisfied" with
an Army plan to dispose of the
biological materials at Pine Bluff
by rendering them harmless and
spreading them about the base.
Bois Osheroff, special assistant
to the surgeon. general, t o l d a
newsman in June that "There is
absolutely no chance of living or-
ganisms coming through intact"
after the Army disposal.
Yet no disposal hastbeen made
Osheroff now refuses to talk, and
other public health service offi-
cials will only say that the dump-
ing plan is still under review.

have b ee n' completed by, mid-summer..
When it became apparent that contract-
ing difficulties would delay the completion
of the NCC buildings, explains Rex Chis-
olm, '73, ICC's North Campus Division
Chairman, ICC began negotiations to try
- to accommodate the 216 co-op members.
ICC aranged to lease from Zeta Beta
Tau (ZBT) their former fraternity house.
adjacent to Gilbert Court, at $3,000 per
month, for two months. If ZBT agrees to
renew the lease when it expires on Oct.
23, the rent will go up to $4,000 per month.
The ZBT house is a modern structure
built to accommodate about 50 fraternity
mnn All 91R en-on pmemhers lived and ate

Federal court in COnn.
overrules parolehiaid.
HARTFORD, Conn. (N-A three-judge federal court 19
Hartford ruled yesterday that state aid to, nonpublic schools
is unconstitutional and issued an injunction immediately
affecting some $6 million earmarked for 203 schools in Con-
That number of schools had contracted with the state to
receive aid at the time of the hearings last June. Of those
schools, 217. or more are operated by religious bodies and
about 210 of those are Roman Catholic.
The Very Rev. Msgr. James A. Connelly, superintendent
of schools for the Archdiocese of Hartford, said that "without
some state assistance, many Catholic schools will definitely
have to curtail facilities and some schools may even have
_ _----------- -to close."

dismayed many members. "The converted
triple in South Quad wasn't this bad,"
lamented one.girl.
Until the first houses moved out of ZBT,
life there was hectic. According to an irate
resident, "216 persons simply cannot co-
exist in space designed for 50." People were
living in large basement rooms, as well
as in the" dormitory style rooms which
ZBT members formerly occupied.
Since the new co-op complex is incom-
plete, ICC has a, provisional certificate of
occupancy-the Gilbert House Court houses
may be occupied, but only at less than full
residency, according to the city.
If the final 24 members move in. they


Prior to yesterday's ruling, U.S.
Circuit Judge Robert P. Anderson
already had issued a temporary
injunction stopping" the flow of
money on Aug. 26.
The financial setback to schools
is not yet final, however, because
it is expected that the educational
institutions and the state twill ap-
peal the ruling to the U.S. Su-
preme Court.
The original suit was filed by
six Connecticut taxpayers, repre-
"sented by the Connecticut Civil
Liberties Union, challenging Pub-
lic Act 791, the law granting state
assistance to nonpublic schools for
secular education.
Some time later, the National
Association for the Advancement
of Colored People joined the suit.
The Civil Liberties Union argued
such state aid is "socially destruc-
tive" because it supports schools
which "inherently discriminate"
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