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Vol. LXXXi, No. 55

Ann Arbor, Michigan - Thursday, November 5, 1970

Ten Cents

Eight Pages



Milliken lead

SW students seek



parity on

te nure





-Daily-Tom Stanton
Panel on black justice
Law Prof. Harry Edwards, above, and Hugh Clark, a law student
at the University of Pennsylvania, discuss last night the relation-
ship of blacks to the court system in the United States. (See
story, Page 8).
Students ppointed
nor 'U' avisory unt
Student Government Council last night appointed six
students for the Commission on Resource Allocation, a new
body which is to study and advise University administrators
on budget priority setting procedures.
Although President Robben Fleming had asked that SGC
propose six student members from whom he could choose
four, SGC Vice President Jerry De Grieck explained, "We
feel that we must have adequate representation of women,
blacks, and students from the various schools and colleges,
but by appointing only four students, this could not be accom-
plished. SG" should name the students, not President
Of the six students named last night, three are to be
----- * regular mehibers and three al-
ternate members of the com-
P'anei talk mission. De Grieck empha-
sized he is working with the

Approximately 150 students
in the social work school yes-5
terday forced an unscheduled
meeting with the school's top
administrators and presented'
proposals calling for wide-
spread changes in the school's
curriculum and decision-mak-
ing policies.
One proposal called for the es-
tablishment of a tenure commit-
tee in which students would sit
in parity with the faculty. Accord-
ing to the proposal, the committee
would determine the hiring, firing
and promotion of faculty and
would replace the present faculty-'
search committee.-
Concerned Students for Cur-
riculum Change (CSCC), organ-
ized Monday night at a meeting
of about 60 social work students
andswelling to over 200 at a meet-
ing yesterday, presented a list of
four proposals to Robert Vinter,
acting dean of the social work
school, and assistant Dean Phillip
The students walked into the
dean's office unannounced, And it
was eventually decided to hold a
meeting in an auditorium across'
the hall.
The other proposals call for a
substantial number of new course.
offerings for the winter term, open
enrollment in classes within the
school by social work students
and the initiation of a joint stu-
dent-faculty committee to deal
with curriculum reform, as well as
the proposed tenure committee.
Vinter said last night that un-
der the regental bylaws he has no!
power to effect changes in the:
curriculum. He added, however, he
would present the proposals to the
faculty governing body for con-
Curriculum issues come under
the jurisdiction of the entire fac-
ulty of the school.
Earlier in the day, the Social
Work Student Union (SWSU),
which consists of all students in
the school, and the Association of
Black Social Work Students
(ABSWS) r e ea s e d statements
supporting the CSCC proposals.
"SWSU supports the demands of
CSCC and urges all students to
support these demands. The SWSU
will take whatever steps necessary
to ultimately implement these de-
mands." the SWSU release said.
Angie Current, ABSWS 'vice
president said, "We are support-
ing our fellow social work stu-
dents and arewsending a letter to
the dean informing him of that
f act."
Alan Berns, a spokesman for
CSCC, said the group would not
be satisfied unless all the propo-
sals were accepted.
"None of the proposals are soj
long range that they can't be im-
plemented in the near future," he
said, adding CSCC has scheduled1
another meeting for next Monday.
"to develop alternatives for what-
ever decision comes from the
[Berns said the group expected
to receive a response to its pro-'
posals the following Tuesday and
would be prepared to "actualize"
Wednesday in case of an unfavor-
able decision.
"Enough students are irate over
the curriculum issue so that some-
thing will be done, regardless of1
the school's decision," one CSCC
member said, "The University!
thinks students have no real pow-c
er. We hope to clarify this mis-i
taken sentiment."

-Ass-cated Press

-Associated Press
GOV. WILLIAM MILLIKEN, right, watches election returns last night with his wife and former
Gov. George Romney, above, as computer operators, below, try to fix a jammed computer card
reader in Flint.
Election results yield Democrat
g*ains party tie in state Senate

There were indications it would;
be sometime today before the out-
come would be certain. The city
was having mechanical problems
with its count of computer cards
from a punchcard voting system,
reminiscent of a logjam that caus-
ed a similar delay in Detroit vote-
counting during the August pri-
mary election.
If Milliken won, he would be
the only Republican to withstand a
Democratic sweep of top statewide
offices. Sen. Philip Hart (D-
Mich.) and Atty. Gen. Frank
Kelley were re-elected; and vot-
ers chose Richard Austin, unsuc-
cessful black candidate for mayor
of Detroit last year, as secretary
of state. Those victories were ex-
The Milliken-Levin race was
judged by pollsters as too close to
call just before the election, fol-
lowing previous polls which gave
Milliken a narrow edge over the
39-year-old Levin.
Milliken was lieutenant gover-
nor when PresidenttNixon named
Gov. George Romney to his cab-
inet in January of 1969. Moving
into the governor's chair as a re-,
sult, Milliken sought to establish'
his own identity as chief executive..
He occasionally took issue with
the Nixon administration and dur-
ing the gubernatorial campaign
ran on his own without linking his
candidacy to a coordinated party
Levin, a good-looking, articulate
attorney and former state Demo-"
cratic chairman, based his cam-
paign on the theme that Milli-
keno lacked leadership qualities.
Both agreed the 'race would be
In other Michigan balloting,
voters re-elected all 19 members of
the U.S. House of Representatives,
repeating the result 9f the 1968
They also approved a state con-
stitutional ban against using pub-
lic funds to help private a n d
parochial schools, rejecting a pro-
posal to -lower the voting age to
18 and turned down a $100 mil-
lion bond issue for low cost hous-
Two former Democratic g o v-
ernors were elected to the Michi-
gan Supreme Court as voters end-
ed the 24-year tenure of Republi-
can-nominated Justice John Deth-
Incumbent justices Robert J.
Danhof of East Lansing and Ro-
bert B. Burns of Grand Rapids
gained re-election in non-partisan
races for the State Court of Ap-

Democrat victory still
nossible in t1iht race
DETROIT IAA - Republican Gov. William Milliken clung
to a dwindling but still substantial lead last night as results
trickled in from Detroit precincts -favoring his Democratic
Milliken, 48, seeking his first elected term as governor,
led state Sen. Sander Levin 1,223,791 to 1,109,481 with 88
per cent of the precincts counted.
However, the remaining precincts all were in the Detroit
area where the liberal Levin is, popular. As each new batch
of returns came in, Milliken's lead was whittled further.
If he comes up in the remaining Detroit precincts with a
margin expected of him, Levin stands a chance of overtaking
the moderate, mild-mannered Milliken.

Dems win
2 Regent
DETROIT (/P)-Two Democratic
candidates held their own in out-
state Michigan and were. deluged
with votes in the metropolitan De-
troit area to claim seats on the /
Board of Regents.
Paul B'rown, 36, an attorney
from Petoskey, led all contestants
in Tuesday's -general election, qs
he received 960,254 votes in 75 per
dent, or 4,553, of 6,041 precincts
reporting. He held 26, per cent of
the total vote, but 32 per cent in
initial returns in Wayne County.
Democrat James L. Waters got
902,533 votes or 25 per cent.
Republican candidates who held
24 per cent each statewide, but
only 19 per cent in Detroit were
Paul G. Goebel Jr. with 885,208
votes and Jack H. Schuler with
885,208 votes.
George Kindred, 45, of Pinck-
ney, had 4,307 votes and Thomas
B. Staffing, 51, of Detroit, 4,013
votes as candidates from the
American Independent party.
Candidates from one of the
minor parties, Thomas Vernier
and Marsha Wisch of the Socialist'
Workers party both of whom live
in Ann Arbor, won 910 and 912
votes in Washtenaw County.
Waters, who was chairman of
the University's Black Law Stu-
dent Alliance during the Black Ac-
tion Movement strike last spring
strongly believes in University in-
dependence from the Legislature.
"I feel that our 'University cam-
pus must remain autonmous and
free from unnecessary control by
the State Legislature," he says.
Brown, on the other hand, em-
phasizes the University's depend-
ance on the state for appropri-
ations and operational funds. "One
of the Regents' primary jobs in-
cludes selling the University to the
state and its citizens," he says.
The election of two Democrats
creates a four-four party split' on
the board. With Republican Ger-
trude Huebner consistently voting
with Democrat members the Re-
gents are expected to assume a
more liberal position.
Democrat Don Stevens, chair-
man of the Michigan State Board
of Trustees, won re-election to a
third term on the board.

to be on
The necessity of military re-
search at the University will be
debated in the Union Ballroom
tonight at 8 p.m. in a forum spon-
sored by the Office- of Student
The speakers will include Vice
President in charge of Research
A. Geoffrey Norman, Dr. George
Zissus, a physicist for Willow Run
Laboratories, Prof. Gerald Char-
*beneau, a member of the Classified
Research Committee, and Robert
Eisenhart, a doctoral student in
electrical engineering.
Arguing against continued war
research will be Bob Ross and Jim
Brugh, both members of the Brain
oMistrust, Seamus O'Clerecain, and
SDS member Joel Silverstein.
According to Bill Bachman, whc
worked to organize 'the forum, 'the
idea for such a discussion grew out
of a disruption last week by local
radicals of ROTC drills in Water-
man Gymnasium. The 'group, re-
*portedly composed mainly of SDS
members, left the building quietly
after being asked to dG so. They
then =went to Norman's office and
challenged him to a debate or
Ulniversity research for the mili-
tary. Norman tentatively accepted,
and formal arrangements were de-
cided upon later.
"I am ost willing to talk with
student groups," Norman said. He
cihange hmo di:ebate.gn hp-

Ann Arbor Women's Coalition
to find two women to serve on
the commission, which would
bring the total number of SGC!
appointees to eight.
The student appointees are
Brian Spears, Bob Nelson, Grady
Mckay, Jim Sandler, ,Dave Kiefer
and Frank Jackson.
In other action, SGC chastized
the Regents for complying only
selectively with student initiated
. referenda. "The Regents, in a
t characteristically erratic, menda-
cious and racist manner," the SGC
motion charged, "have refused to
I collect on the BAM sponsored stu-
dent referendum regarding the
Martin Luther King, Jr. fund,
- while collecting monies for !the
University bookstore."

From Wire Service Reports Thomas Brown, a Republican.
Tuesday's election yielded a However, the Democrats lost!
19-19 split in the party composi- seats because of departures of
tion of the state Senate. former holders and losses in the

Republican Lorraine Beebe of!
Dearborn was defeated by Demo-
crat David Plawecki, who chal-
lenged her on the abortion issue.
His victory eliminated the pre-
vious Republican lead of 20-18.
In cases of a partisan split, the
decisive vote will be cast by the
lieutenant governor who will act
as tie-breaker in case of a split
In the state House of Represent-
atives, the Democrats maintained
their 57-53 lead over the Repub-
Democrat Earl Nelson, a black1
Lansing Chamber of Commercei
official, won over David Machel
in Lansing's 57th District. Thatl
seat was formerly held by Rep.I

Flint area.
Veteran Democratic Rep. Al-
bert R. Horrigan retired from the
state House, and two previously
"safe" seats in Genesee County
remained in jeopardy because of
departures of their Democratic
holders. In the 106th district of
the northern Lower Peninsula,
Republican Roger Friske, a self-
professed John Bircher, defeated
Democrat Peter Johnson and
Glenn Law, a write-in candidate.
A few factors could still change
the 57-53 balance. In Detroit's
unpredictable 17th District, the
race remained a toss-up between
Republican Ronald McClune and
Democrat William Brodhead be-

cause of computer foul-ups and
vote tally delays.
In the 83rd district, the returns
in the race between Democrat
Mansour and Republican Kelley
were equally inconclusive.
Working control of both houses
has not been in Democratic hands
since 1933-34 when William A.
Comstock ousted incumbent Re-
publican Gov. Wilbur M. Brucker.
In the Ann Arbor area, Repub-
lican state Rep. Ray Smit defeated'
Democrat Don Koster. "The elec-
tion results show," Koster said
Tuesday night, "that you can't
win an election in a city where
the two newspapers don't give you
much suppoit, especially when one
is hostile to you and you don't
have much money for campaign-
Smit's and Koster's positions
varied sharply on m'ost of the is-
sues in the campaign.
The only woman involved in the
legislative races, Mrs. Suzanne
Freund of Ypsilanti, was beaten
by incumbent Roy Smith of Ypsi-
lanti for a seat in the state House
of Representatives from the 52nd
Running unopposed in the 51st
District, Thomas G. Sharpe of
Howell retained his seat in the
state House.
State Sen. Gilbert Bursley de-
feated Democrat George Sallade.
Bursley said Tuesday night, "I am
very satisfied with the'vote. There
has been a tremendous amount of
ticket-splitting, which indicates
thinking on the part of voters."
Factors being blamed across the
state for the difficulty in counting
the votes are computer problems,
a heavy voter turnout, "sticker"
campaigns-equivalent to write-
in campaigns with paper ballots-



Democrats win governorships

Three welfare group
protesters arrested

WASHINGTONN (,)-Democrats reversed
a decade of losses in one election day to
seize a strong majority of the nation's
governorships, the political power bases
vital to 1972 presidential and congressional
"We find the, Democratic party a ma-
jority part in America," crowed National
Democratic Chairman Lawrence F. O'Brien
after his party seized 13 governorships-
from the GOP in Tuesday's voting, includ-
ing the big states of Ohio, Pennsylvania
and Florida.
Adding Texas which the Democrats re-
tained, this gave Democrats control of four

O'Brien said the dramatic Democratic
governorship gains will give his party the
edge in redistricting of congressional seats
in line with population changes in the
1970 census,
The victories also meant President Nixon
will face hostile administrations in a ma-
jority of states in his 1972 're-election bid,
including the political power centers of
Ohio and Florida that had gone for Nixon
in 1968.
Other states the Democrats picked up
from the GOP were Nebraska, Wisconsin,
New Mexico, Minnesota, South Dakota,
Arkansas, Oklahoma, Idaho, Nevada and

Three supporters of the Wel-
fare Rights Organization (WRO)
and the Black Economic Develop-
ment League (BEDL) were arrest-
ed Tuesday afternoon while con-
ducting a sit-in at St. Paul's Lu-
theran Church at 420 W. Liberty.
Charles Thomas, president of
BEDL, Vicki Price and W a y n e
Kutschinski began their sit-in
at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday and were,
arrested an hour later on charges
of trespassing.
Th _ + - tu a in -v e . f h

church's congregation then re-
jected the demand.
Mueller went on to say t he
church council was investigating
BEDL claims of malnutrition and
inadequate, clothing among t h e
county's poor. If the claims were
found to be valid, he said, he was
sure the congregation "will not
turn its back on such a need."}
Mueller also stated he did not
feel" the church would enter into
a coalition with BEDL because
its support of the Black Manifesto
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