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Vol. LXXXI, No. 72 Ann Arbor, Michigan - Wednesday, November 25, 1970 Ten Cents

Eight Pages


Ed school
TFs air
Dissatisfied over
hiring, aceess to
A group of teaching fellows
in the psychological founda-
tions department of the
education school have express-
ed dissatisfaction with t h e i r
treatment in that school.
┬žome of the complaints have
arisen out of their hiring process.
Roddy Wares, one of the teaching
fellows, said she was notified she
would be hired for this semester
only five days before the semester
h trr .ie. irf m~s

began in September.
In response to the complaint.
Assistant Dean Lowell Beach of
the education school said yester-
day that the applicants were noti-
fied as early as possible. He said
the department was still receiving
applications for positions late in
August and that everyone's ap-
plication had to be accommodated.
Wares also said that she was
hired for only one semester. This
differs substantially from other
schools in the University where
teaching fellows are hired for aI
full year, she explained.j
Beach said the reason that the
teaching fellows were hired only
for the fall term was because the
program was just getting under-
way. He told the students that -DailyJim Judkis
they would be rehired for the win- O--a l ast
ter term if their services were OFFICIALS DISCUSS police-University relations in a panel last
satisfactory, claiming there was night during an AAUP meeting. From left, Ann Arbor Police
nothing "underhanded" about the Chief Walter Krasny, University Safety Director Fredrick Davids,
situation. Vice President for Student Services Robert Knauss and John
Another student said that since Atkinson, an Ann Arbor police officer assigned to the campus.
he became a teaching fellow, he
felt that he was being treated K
that many times he could not res
"like manyiggr.mesadhe oundt
reach important administrators
when problems arose. u ndra te
Commenting on the charge that nr
administrators in the school were
hard to get in touch with, Beach -y ALAN LENHOFF
said that it is "his role to see stu-
dents" and that he has never re- During a panel discussion on police-University relations
fused to see a student. last night Ann Arbor Police Chief Walter Krasny denied the
Another of the major complaints presence of undercover agents on the University campus.
centered around the size of the Krasny's statement was echoed by Col. Fredrick Davids,
classes that the teaching fellows former head of the Michigan State Police who recently as-
sumed the new role of University director of safety.
The Associated Press an- Davids said that although the police may have some stu-
nounced yesterday that the dent contacts in the University, there is no force of under-
White House is going to cook cover agents on this campus, nor is he planning to create one.
120 pounds of turkey tomorrow The panel, which featured representatives from the Ann
to feed selected guests-mostly Arbor Police Department and the University administration,
veterans-who are dining withI
the Nixons. The Daily was not was the main event of a meeting of the local chapter of the
included on the guest list for American Association of University Professors.
reasons not disclosed by the The purpose of the gathering was to acquaint the ap-
First Family. Invitation or not, proximately 15 AAUP members who attended with a number
however, we are ceasing pub- of "new faces" on campus, in-
lication to enjoy turkeys of our ofngwacesnanduJhn-
own tomorrow. But we will re- Aluding.Davids, and John At-
sume publication Tuesday, kinson and Charles Ferguson,
Dec. 1. two Ann Arbor policemen who A U1r o
have been appointed as police
instruct. Some teaching fellows liaison men to the campus.j
were under the impression that the Davids emphasized that he isl'O ute
class size would be somewhere concerned with the view held by
around 20-25. many students that the University By ALAN LENHOFF
This semester, however, the should be a sanctuary, exempt B
fromthe awsof te cmmunty. Because of public apathy and a
school reduced the number of sec-frmtelwofhec muiy
ts benge taught nd no se mtHe characterized this attitude lack of understanding about civil
Lions being taught and now some as being responsible for current defense, the Ann Arbor civil de-
teaching fellows are teaching sec- campus "permissiveness," and said fense program is having problems
tions with 35 students in them. that he plans to "keep a finger on finding volunteers for its disaster
The increase in the class size the pulse 'of the campus." programs, the local program di-
was attributable, Beach said, to Another panel member, James rector says.
monetary problems. A year ago Brinkerhoff, associate vice presi- Staff Sgt. Richard Hill of the

Study asks
reform of
Urges 1 year
less study for
The prestigious Carnegie
Commission on Higher Educa-
tion has recommended wide-
spread reforms in the present
university degree structure,
urging that undergraduate
education be cut to three years
and that opportunities for
continuing education be ex-
In a report issued Monday the
commission also suggests reduc-
ing both the large number of de-
grees available and the emphasis
on certifying ability through for-
mal education.
The reforms, the report said,
would give students greater flex-
ibility in their college careers and
would better utilize the limited re-
sources available to schools which
are facing financial difficulties
The 55-page document says that
improved schools and a higher de-
gree of education among parents
have produced a generation of
better-educated students for whom
the first year of college could be
eliminated "without sacrificing
educational quality."
The commission also says an
additional year could be dropped
from Ph.D. and M.D. programs.
The report recommends at the
same time that students be allow-
ed to defer entering college after:
high school and that they be able
to interrupt their college studies
for a few years of work or service
to the community.
In addition, the report urges
that continuing educational pro-
grams be expanded and be made
available to people, especially wo-,
men and the elderly.
"Education should become more
a part of all of life and less all of
a part of life," the commission
says. "We need more paths and
more rates of progress to individ-
ual self-fulfillment and to service
A cut in the currently available
1,600 degrees to about 160 degrees
in broad areas is also suggested byt
the commission, which is conduct-
ing a five-year study of American
higher education.
T h e commission recommendst
four degree levels each requiringt
an additional two years of study-
Associate of Arts, Bachelor of
Arts, Master of Philosophy and aI
Doctor of Arts or Ph.D.1
The Doctor of Arts would be at
broad degree program not requir-
ing a dissertation primarily fort
the non-research teacher while
the Ph.D. would continue to have
a specialized program.

late use
of I-A
Deferments may
be dropped until
Dec. 31 cutoff
Selective Service System s a i d
yesterday a man in this year's
draft pool may drop his defer-
ment anytime up to midnight
Dec. 31 and still be considered
1-A for all of 1970.
He just has to make sure his
application to his draft board Is
postmarked before that deadline.
Thus, a deferred man holding a
high number from the draft lot-
tery of last December can wait
until he is sure his number is
really safe-even after his draft
board has held its last meeting of
the year-and then place himself
in the 1970 draft pool.
Under the lottery plan, men who
are exposed to the draft in 1-A
classification and whose lottery
numbers are not reached by the
end of that year step into a lower-
risk category in the following year
when a new group becomes the
prime target of the draft.
Draft Director Curtis W. Tarr
had announced in October that
men holding certain deferments-
specifically student, occupational,
agriculture, fatherhood, and hard-
ship-could drop them voluntarily
even though the conditions jpsti-
fying deferment continued to exist.
But that order left unclear just
how long a man could wait to drop
his deferment and still be in time
for draft exposure in 1970. It was
not clear whether his application
would be effective if it missed the
last local board monthly meeting.
Yesterday's order set a uniform
deadline, regardless of local board
meeting dates.
The brief exposure would offi-
cially serve as his year of "prime"~
exposure to the draft and in his
new 1-A status he would-slip into
a less vulnerable category on Jan.
1, 1971.
However, only high school and
college student, occupational, ag-
riculture, fatherhood and hard-
ship deferments may be dropped
voluntarily while their justifying
conditions still exist.
And only men who received lot-
tery numbers last December can
take advantage of the opportunity
in 1970; men whose lottery num-
bers were drawn last July don't
face their prime exposure to the
draft until 1971.

-Associated Press
A DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE PHOTO (above) shows a model of the Son Tay prisoner of war
compound near Hanoi where U.S. commandos unsucessfully tried to rescue American prisoners Fri-
day. Below, Secretary of Defense Melvin Laird (left) and Adm. Thomas A. Moorer discuss the com-
mando-style raid. The map in the background, with the arrow near Hanoi, shows where soldiers
landed 20 miles west of the city in the attempt to liberate the prisoners of war.
Laird warns Communists on
retaliation agaist U.S. forces

WASHINGTON (1P) -_ Secretary'
of Defense Melvin R. Laird said
last night the United States has
shown North Vietnam "we do have
the capability" to rescue the
Americans they hold prisoner and
warned of strong counter-meas-
ures should the Communists re-
taliate against their captives for
the U.S. raid on a POW compound.
Laird said that raid, which
rescued no one, was a signal to
Hanoi "that we care about these!
men, and that we will take rather
unusual means to see that these
men are returned as free Amer-
The defense secretary told the
Senate Foreign Relations Com-

initeee that he would recommend
immediate retaliation against any
future Communist attacks on U.S.
reconnaissance aircraft, and a
full -scale bombing resumption if
a major force should invade South
Vietnam across the demilitarized,
"If a major force comes across
the DMZ, I would be strong in my
recommendation, I may not be
supported, but I would recommend
that we commence bombing,"
Laird said in nationally televised
He said he recommended Fri-
day's raid on a North Vietnamese
prisoner or war compound because
"our men were dying in captivity,"
and because American prisoners
felt they had been forgotten.
The Pentagon said it has re-!
ceived within the past two weeks
the names of 17 Americans re-
ported to have died in North Viet-

Vietnam that America does care,"
he told the Senate Foreign Rela-
tions Committee.
Vice President Nguyen Cao Ky,
here on a visit, expressed regret
that the U.S. commando raid in
North Vietnam failed to free pris-
oners of war and pledged he would
lead Vietnamese volunteers in the
next attempt to free them.
The South Vietnamese official
said that if prisoners of war can-
not be freed by the channel of
negotiations, "then it is your duty
See LAIRD, Page 2

draft until 1971.

Davis found guilty of
assault in RAM case

r faces serious lack of
ors for civil defense

A jury deliberated for two and one-half

hours Monday

some sections had as few as 8c
students in them, but because of
a budget squeeze the departmentk
had to increase the size of some ofi
the classes.

dent for financial affairs. said Ann Arbor Police Dept., director
chat Davids' position is broader of the city's civil defense ef-
based than simply campus secur- fort, says that in terms of phy-
ity, and that Davids could present sical resources the local program
See DENY, Page 2; is well-endowed. He proudly


Problems? 'U'

, city offer help

cites the city's 214 disaster shelt-
ers, which can accommodate and
feed about 114,000 people.
However, Hill explains, he faces
major obstacles in running the
civil defense program in educat-
ing the community about civil
defense, and recruiting volun-
teers for emergency operations.
Presently there are only about
20 people in Ann Arbor who have
taken a course which qualifies
them to be a disaster shelter man-
ager, Hill says. Although the
course only takes about eight
hours of classroom time to com-
plete, it is essential to the oper-
ation of a shelter.
A shelter manager rations food,
administers first aid, and is gen-
erally responsible for governing
people while they are in t h e
shelter for, in the case of nuc-
lear attack. un to 14 days.
Also, Hill explains, there are
only about 50 people in Ann Ar-
bor who are qualified to operate
radiological monitors. T h e s e
machines measure fallout and are
the only way the people in the
shelter would be able to know
when it would be safe for them to
come out after a nuclear attack.
Of these 50 people, a 1 a r g e
number are policemen or firemen
who might be too occupied w i t h
other essential emergency services
to help staff the shelters, Hill says.
He adds that a course in radio-
logical monitoring can be complet-

ident asking for the location of
their nearest sheltter.
In Hill's opinion, the lack of
public interest in civil defense isf
partially responsible for the city's
failure to provide funds to pur-
chase important civil defense
Hill says the city lacks a siren'
warning system. At the present
time emergency information can
only be tranmsitted to the people
over radio stations, and by send-
ing police cars through the streets
with public address systems.

night before handing down a guilty verdict in an assault case
"I intena Lo recommend every stemming from a demonstration supporting the Black Action
possible avenue of approach that Movement (BAM) demands presented to the Regents 1 a s t
can be taken to see ,hat these
prisoners are free men," Laird said March.
after Sen. George D. Aiken (R-Vt. Alvin A. Davis, '70, a black, was found guilty of assault
asked whether rescue efforts would with intent to do great bodily harm less than murder, accord-
continue. ing to the city prosecutor's office.
Laird said he had no alternative Judge William F. Aiger, Jr. presided over the trial before
but to recommend the Friday "aid an all-white jury.
ona POW compound at Son Tay, a l-ht uy
23 miles fromHanoi. Davis is to be sentenced Dec. 16. He faces a possible
The raid rescued no one, but maximum penalty of four years in prison, a fine of up to
Laird defended its performance $2500, or both.
and the intelligence behind it. i After the Regents' hearing on March 19, when the BAM
"What we have done here is show demands were presented and rejected, demonstrators clash-
ill of these prisoners in North ----------- {. ed with c it y police of-
ficers, resulting in the arrests
of four University students.
Davis was charged originally on
March 19 before District J.u d g e
Pieter Thomassen, who released
him on $750 bail the same day.
Ann Arbor Prosecutor Richard
Pierce based his case against Davis
on two police officers' testimony
that they had seen Davis throw a
brick at patrolman David Miller.

Once a troubled student de-
cides to seek help in Ann Ar-
bor, his major problem may be
choosing among a wide variety
of counseling services offered
in the area.
Between University and com-
munity facilities, ,Ann Arbor
provides students "more mental
health facilities than are avail-
able to almost any other group,"
according to one psychiatrist.
" The Student Affairs Counsel-
in Office (SACO), located on
the first floor of the Student
Activities Bldg, operates a 24-

they have to be in a crisis situ-
ation to call."
Patch stresses that all records
are strictly confidential-a pol-
icy of all on-campus counseling
and health services.
The staff of 14 upperclass-
men and graduate students who
man the 24-hour service have
been screened for their abilities
to handle a variety of situations.
These students also work close-
ly with the senior staff psy-
chologists and social workers.
SACO also acts as a coo'-
dinator between other counsel-
ing services both on and off
campus. "We're concerned with

The counseling division, lo-
cated on E. Huron, works pri-
marily with undergraduates. Ac-
cording to a staff psychologist,
the division handles "normal
developmental problems of the
s t u d e n t a ge group-careers,
groups, establishing a satisfac-
tory relationship with the op-
posite sex, realization of poten-
The Mental Health Clinic
evaluates mental and emotional
difficulties, and deals with them
on a short-term basis. Brief
psychotherapy is provided when
needed, but students. requiring

Defense attorney A. Glenn Epps
of Flint pointed out that Davis,
being left-handed, could not eas-
ily have hurled a brick 15-20 feet
with his right hand as the pro-
secution claimed he did.
In finding Davis guilty, the jury,
observers said, apparently consid-
ered the officers' testimony suf-
ficient to offset the testimony of
seven defense witnesses.

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