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Friday, October 18, 1974

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

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GNP 1'
Lakes a
plunge
WASHINGTON (P-The total
value of the nation's output of
goods and services dropped at
an annual rate of 2.9 per cent
from July through September,
the third consecutive quarter
the Gross National Product has
declined, the government re-
ported yesterday.
A drop in the GNP in two con-
secutive quarters is a primary,
indicator of recession, although
President Ford and his top
economic adviser, Alan Green-
span, contend the economy is
not in a recession.
FEDERAL Reserve Board
Chairman Arthur Burns has
characterized the current eco-
nomic phase as a recession.
The last time the GNP de-
clined three quarters in a row
was during the recession ofI
1960-61.
The Commerce Department's
latest figures showed that the
face value of the gross national
product increased by $27.8 bil-
lion to an annual rate of $1,411.6
billion.
BUT AT the same time, Com-
merce said inflation pushed

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MEMBERS OF THE MASSACHUSETTS National Guard's military police units wait out Boston's racial tension over school
busing by playing checkers yesterday in the city's armory. The Guardsmen were standing by on orders from the governor,
but the schools remained quiet yesterday and attendance was high.

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POLICE STAND GUARD:
Boston schools quiet

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BOSTON (P)-Attendance was
high and schools were quiet
yesterday as police patrolled in
force, National Guardsmen wait-
ed on alert and federal troops:
stood ready to enter the city
in case of trouble.
A school department official
said final figures would showj
attendance up substantially from
Wednesday's 66.7 per cent, de-
spite a white boycott at some
schools and continuing tension
among students.
HE SAID black attendance at
the three high school buildings
in predominantly white South
Boston had climbed steadily in
the last two weeks to a high
of 403, or more than 50 per cent
of the projected enrollment of
797.
Just one black student went
to high school in South Boston
on Oct. 7 and 8 after a massive
antibusing parade in the area
and several incidents of vio-
lence.
White attendance there yes-
terday was 338, or about 20 per
cent of the projected enrollment
of 1,539.
POLICE remained at South
Boston High.
The 450 National Guardsmen
put on alert Tuesday were at
three armories in the city, in-,

terspersing their drill and brief- found in his sleeve.
ings with games of softball and A spokesman said no body
volleyball. search was involved, but that

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Gov. Francis Sargent was in
close touch with lawenforce-
ment officials and was ready'
"to take whatever action is
necessary to maintain public
safety," a spokesman said.

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Ft. Bragg, N.C., remained
alert for a possible call to
tervene, as a "last resort,"
the Boston school crisis.

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ags and purses were examined.
everal students declined to be
earched and did not enter the
chool, he said.
Police maintained their pa-
rol at the school with more
han 5 uniformed officers in the
orridors and at least 200 on
the streets outside.
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TGIF
Thank God It's Friday
Today
and every Friday

The mayor's office reported,
meanwhile, overtime police
costs directly related to school
safety in Boston reached $1.36
million in September.
At Hyde Park High, where
violence Tuesday resulted in the
National Guard alert, 626 stu-
dents attended classes Thurs-
day. Only 353 were present -
Wednesday.
JOSEPH Crowley, 15, who
was stabbed in the chest at the
school on Tuesday, was released
yesterday from Carney Hospi-
tal.
School officials checked ar-
riving students for weapons at,
Hyde Park High, and Head-
master John Best said one stu-
dent was suspended when what
looked like a table leg was

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