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Saturday, December 5, .1970


Page Seven'

Saturday, December 5, 1970 THE MICHIGAN DAILY Page Seven

jailed forI
SALINAS, Calif. (Ai - Farm
labor leader Cesar Chavez was
jailed yesterday for contempt'
of court and warned by a'
judge he would stay there un-
til he called off his nation-
wide lettuce boycott.
Monterey County Superior Court
Judge Gordon Campbell told Cha-
vez he would "not stand for .
the continued disobedience of this
court's orders" and ordered bail-
iffs to take the leader of the suc-
cessful table grape boycott into
custody in the courtroom.
A crowd of several thousand
Chavez supportersvreceived the
news quietly outside the court
building. They had massed several
hours earlier for a "silent vigil"
on behalf of the leader of the
AFL-CIO United Farm Workers
Organizing Committee (UFWOC).
The judge sentenced Chavez to
two consecutive five-day terms for
violation of two anti-boycott or-
ders, adding he would keep Chavez
in custody until the anti-boycott,
order is complied with "in Cali-
fornia an'd elsewhere."j
Chavez called a national boycott;
of all lettuce not picked by1
UFWOC members after a Camp-
b ll order banned picketing Sept.I

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Harris undecided on.
seeking second term
(Continued from Page 1) Following this statement, Hgr-
adopted as an aggressive attack ris was soundly criticized by the
on growing number of code viola- acting director of the Human
Rights Department, a black, and
tions which allows tenants to other members of the black and
withhold rent when apartments student community for acting in
are below code standards; and what they called non-equitable
-Establishing an affirmative and short-sighted manner by 1ot

-Daily-Jim Judkis

FTC may prohibit toothbrush

action program for hiring more
blacks in the city.
As well, Harris established an
ad hoc committee on police-com-
munity relations last year to in-
vestigate methods for the im-
provement of relations between
the police and elements of the
community which have been tra-
ditionally hostile to the depart-
Council recently passed an air-
pollution ordinance which bans
open-air burning in Ann Arbor.
The body this fall also adopted
an up-dated version of the disor-
derly conduct ordinance.
More recently, however, Harris
has received attacks. from both
the radical left and right in his
handling of the case involving a
police officer who allegedly aimed
a blow at a student who was al-
ready subdued during a confron-
tation in last spring's class strike.
Harris had asked that the offi-
cer's case be turned over to the
prosecuting attorney following 'a
report on the incident. After his
announcement, Republican leaders
as well as the Police Union se-
verely attacked Harris' stand.
Last month Harris stated that
the city would drop charges
against the officer on the basis of
another investigation of the inci-
dent which said the officer's ac-
tion was unjustified but adequate-
ly punished by the department.

prosecuting Lne oincer.

civil rihts
(Continued from Pa"ge 1)
the European Convention on Hu-
man Rights.
Powers of internment were last
used in Ireland in 1957-62 during
an IRA bombs-and-bullets c a m -
paign along the border with
Northern Ireland, Scores of IRA
suspects then were held at an in-
ternment camp on The Curragh,
the midland plain where the Irish
Derby is run.
Peter O'Neill, spokesman for the
IRA "provisionals;" denied t h a t
the organization planned kidnaps
or bank raids and said it prohibits
action against the Dublin gov-
ernment and its forces.
But he warned, "If Republicans
are to be unjustly interned with-
out trial because of a situation not
of their making, then such unjust
internment will not be accepted
Liam Cosgrave, leader of the Fine
Gael opposition party, demanded
that Lynch give parliament a full
explanation of his move suspend-
ing rights.


eral Trade Commission (FTC)
said yesterday Dr West's Germ

Smoke and fire Bud Antle. Inc., a major lettuce Fighter toothbrush is coated witht
rowr onedin artby owan organic mercury compound
A Coast Guard plane flys by a flaming Shell oil rig in the Gulf Cromcer owned in part by Dow an oay ercur omu ndA
Chemial Co, obainedan inunc-that may be harmful to users.AEc
of Mexico that has been burning out of control since an explosion tion a few days later from Camp- proposed FTC order would bant
Monday. The rig is located 10 miles off the Louisiana coast, bell against boycott activities in- its sale.-
some 60 miles south of New Orleans. volving their products. In a proposed complaint brought
As Chavez was taken from the against the Chemway Corp. ofr
courtroom he called to his sup- Wayne, N.J., the FTC also said '
R G R8 H P F L-porters, "Boycott Antle ! Boycott t e l e v i s i o n advertising for Dr.!,t
Dow! Boycott the hell out of West's Germ Fighter misrepre-;
them." sents the therapeutic value of thec
ss a tSo star't The Chavez union called a gen- brush.
U " eral strike against Salinas Valley The toothbrush, whose adver-
growers-- producers of 70 per tising says it is "treated with a|t
cent of the nation's lettuce - last compound that inhibits the growthi
et eS to S~e elAug. 23, after the growers h a d of germs at least four months,"
tracts with the Teamsters Union. ' mercuric acetate solution that c
By The Associated Press and West Germany next week for Since then. Chavez has signed may be leached off and swallowed
heotalks with government leaders. contracts with five of the valley's during brushing, the FTC said. I
The United oates plans to . biggest growers, covering 15 to 18 "Marketing a product whichs
initiate resumption of talks with Hussein said he has invited Arab per cent of the nation's lettuce may prove dangerous by adding to t
the Soviet Union on a Middle East leaders to a summit conference crop and 40 to 50 per cent of the the body's burden of mercury con-
peace settlement, American offi- which -probably would be held celery and strawberries grown in stitutes an unfair trade practice,"
- cials at a North Atlantic Council early next year to discuss the the western United States. the FTC said. A proposed order
meeting in Brussels disclosed yes- Palestine problem. One of the pos- Seventy-five growers still h o 1 d would prohibit Chemway from
terday. sible sites is Cairo, he added. Teamster organizing contracts. selling any dental product con-
The officials indicated, however, In Cairo, Egypt charged that Chavez won contracts with Cali- taining the organic mercury sub-
that no American initiative would I U.S. reconnaissance flights over fornia table grape growers this stance unless it can show that the
be forthcoming until UN envoy I the Suez Canal zone were an "ag- last summer after a three-year na- product does not endanger users.
Gunnar V. Jarring resumes his I gressive act." Sources in Washing- tionwide boycott drive. Chemway vice president James
efforts to promote negotiations be- = ton said earlier that the flights - -,-__... ..
tween the Arab nations and Israel. were stopped Nov. 10 and the
The sources said secret ex- ,Egyptian government was inform- | COUPONS FOR KINDNESS'
changes are going on to arrange a ed that America had no intention Each year on estimated 500 Michigan residents die of kidney
quick start to the Jarring talks, to resume them. failure because they lack access to an "artificial kidney." You
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week sent apersonal letter to in a note given to the head of the pons, found on cereal boxes, cake and frosting mixes, Bugles,
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minister, Moshe Dayan, is due in Cairo, said that when Egypt ac- * 1970, General Mills will donate one kidney machine to the
Washington Dec. 11. There also cepted the U.S.-sponsored cease- i Michigan Kidney Foundation. 1
have been American contacts with fire Aug. 7 it "never gave the r The Ann Arbor Jaycee Auxiliarv is placing canisters throughout
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Rogers himself is likely to initiate yy
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and when the Jarring mission gets
going. Rogers intends meeting
Soviet Ambassador Anatoly Do- 0
brynin in Washington within the Ann Arbor's
next few weeks, informants said.
Rogers and French Foreign Min- eXCluslye
ister Maurice Schumann told the
NATO council Thursday they be-
lieve the climate for a full-scale
Middle tEastsettlem ent ha ne r
benbettr. Britain's hSir neAlec 327 S. MAI N, downtown at WAGNER'S, STATE & LIBERTY
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nearing that view.
The American-Soviet exchange
on peace possibilities faltered to
an inconclusive half soon after the
Russians and Egyptians were', s
found to have violated the August
military standstill agreement by
moving missiles and launchers in-
to the Suez Canal truce zone.
American officials reported the
Nixon administration felt it was
let down by Moscow and means to
insure against cheating in any new5
arrangement. It can only do so{
by introducing ironclad safeguards
and it intends to do just that,
sources said.
In London, Jordan's King Hus-
sein met with British Prime Min-
ister Edward Heath for what dip-
lomatic sources called "a friendly
exchange of views regarding the $25.00 buys the KNAP-PAK.TM 3-waycon-
situation in the Middle East." vertible zips from carry-on to tote to knap-
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G. Adams said in New York City contamination in the product. It
the company had discontinued I offered, nonetheless, to provide
use of mercury in all Dr. West refunds for any product returned
toothbrushes earlier this year. to druggists.
He said Chemway also had dis- The a g e n c y demanded that
continued advertising claims for Schering recall 11,500 one-pound
the mercury ingredient in early jars and 120,350 four-ounce tubes
1969. of the product from stores, phy-
Adams also said there "has been sicians, and hospitals.
no single incident or indication of A company spokesman said 400
any health hazard and no scien- jars and 84.000 tubes have been
tific or medical information has recovered. The rest was presum-
even been presented to dispute the ably sold.
claims that were made for Dr.
West previously."
In another consumer-related ac-
tion, the Food and Drug Admin-
istration announced that a salve
widely used for babies and nurs-;:
ing mothers, is being recalled be-
cause of contamination.
But Schering Corp., of Bloom-
field, N.J., manufacturer of the
salve -- A&D ointment - disputed
the FDA's finding of bacterial
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