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Eighty-Four Years of Editorial Freedom
Vol. LXXXV, No. 51 Ann Arbor, Michigan-Sunday, November 3, 1974 Ten Cents

Ten Pages

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Esch advertisement ccilied 'wrong'

Fear and loathing
"VOTE OR WE'RE DEAD" reads the headline
on one of the latest pieces of State Representative
candidate Rae Weaver's campaign literature. The
"we're dead," refers supposedly to Democratic
opponent Perry Bullard. The flyer asks "Are you
ready for two more years of: Deep Throat-shown
on public property; Dope smoking-with young
girls on the Diag; Irresponsible and ineffective
representation; Your present state rep.-Perry
Bullard; Or have you had enough?" Bullard called
the message "bizarre".
Fo jtik mirage?
At about 0 p.m. yesterday, A Daily reporter
spotted a man tearing down a poster of Human
Rights Party county commissioner candidate Diane
Hall at the corner of Thayer and Huron. The man
was a passenger in a yellow Volkswagen, license
number FVZ-482, whose driver closely resembled
County Commissioner Kathy Fojtik (D-Ann Arbor),
now running for re-election against Hall. Question-
ed about the incident last night, Fojtik claimed that
she had been campaigning in the Seventh, Miller
and Liberty street area and said that the incident
must have been a "mirage." A yellow Volkswagen,
license number FVZ-482, however, was later seen
parked in the garage at Fojtik's Ann Street ad-
Happenings. . . "
today are not so bad and defiaitely pick up
tomorrow . . . the Professional Theatre Program
presents Edward II tonight, 7 p.m., in the Mendels-
sohn Theatre . . . the Boys of Lough appear at
the Ark, admission $2.50. Doors open at 9 p.m.
. . , the Winter Arts Fair continues at the New
Field House on Hoover from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m... .
the Holiday Arts and Crafts fair continues from
noon to 6 p.m. on the Washtenaw County Farm
Council Grounds, Ann Arbor Saline Roads . . .
there's a Jewish Arts Festival Workshop at 8 p.m.,
1429 Hill St. . . . tomorrow, a lecture on the
"Meaning of Meaning" by Harvard philosophy
Prof. Hilary Putnam, at 4 p.m., Lecture Rm. 2,
MLB. . . . the Residential College presents a de-
bate entitled "Will and Should the Public Accept
Nuclear Fission as a Viable Solution to our Energy
Needs," in the Residential College Aud. at 8 p.m.
Speaking are representatives of the Sierra Club,
the Atomic Energy Commission and Detroit Edison
. . advance tickets for the UAC Soph Show,
"Damn Yankee," will be on sale all week in the
Fishbowl . . . Norman Birnbaum, a radical so-
ciologist from Amherst, makes an appearance at
the Center for the Study of Higher Education Rm.
2007 of the School of Ed. from noon to 2 p.m. For
those of you who miss him then, he'll be appearing
at 8 p.m. in the Regents' old meeting room, 2553
LSA . . . and finally, the Red Cross will being
taking donations for the University of Michigan
Student Blood Bank, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. in the Michi.
gan Union Ballroom.
Sex 'in government
Californians will vote on Tuesday whether to
revise sexist terminology in the state constitution,
If the ┬░measure carries, Assemblyman would be-
come "member of the Assembly," Congressman
would be "representative in Congress," but judges
will still be referred to by the pronoun "he" al-
though the state has a number of female judges.
In an apparently neutral move, the postmaster, will
remain the postmaster.
Sex in the schools
Meanwhile in the Midwest, another bastion of
the sexist establishment has been struck down.
Despite his fears that Bowling Green State Univer-
sity in Ohio wasn't' ready for it, Richard Morrow,
a 6-foot-i tall American Studies major, was elected
college homecoming queen, defeating nine women
for the coveted title.

Labor money
Not everybody is having money problems. Big
maritime labor unions have given another $141,000
in recent weeks to members of Congress who
supported a bill that meant thousands of jobs for
American seamen at the price of higher oil and
gasoline prices for landlubbers. Since the beginning
of the year,, the unions have given more than
$500 000 to 179 members of Congress who backed
a bill, requiring a 25 per cent increase in the
amount of oil carried on U.S. flagships. One
Congressman who received a donation from the
unions, Rep. Jonathan Bingham (D-N.Y.) returned
a $1,000 contribution. "It smacked too much of a
payoff," he said.
On the inside . .
. Cheryl Pilate writes on the Ann Arbor
Free Peoples' Clinic on the magazine page . .
and the Sports Page features yesterday's Michigan
Indiana football game.

U.S. Congressman M a r v i n
Esch (R-Ann Arbor) has im-
properly made it appear as if
Common Cause, a national non-
p a r t i s a n organization which
never supports political candi-
dates, has endorsed his re-elec-
tion, a spokesman for the group
told The Daily yesterday.
In a sharply-worded telegram
sent to Esch last night, Common
Cause Vice President David
Cohen asked the Congressman
to refrain from further use of
an advertisement that "clearly,
fosters the false impression that
Common Cause does support
your candidacy."
THE PAID political adver-
tisement in question is a repro-
duction of a laudatory letter
on the group's stationery to

Common Cause chastises Congressman

Esch from the area Common
Cause co-ordinator John Hath-
away, a longtime Republican.
The letter was never author-
ized by Common Cause, accord-
ing to Tom Belford, the or-
ganization's Washington, D.C.,
Hathaway overstepped his du-
ties and exercised "bad judg-
ment" in writing the letter, Bel-
ford said.
BATTLING for his fifth con-
secutive term in the House of
Representatives, Esch is op-
posed in next Tuesday's general
election by D e m o c r a t John
Reuther and Phil Carroll of the

Human Rights Party.
In a statement released late
last night, R e u t h e r called
the Congressman's advertise-
ment "another all too typical
and deceptive 'maneuver by Mr.
Esch . . . the deception, eva-
sion, and old time politics of
Mr. Esch have gone on too long
and the voters will render him
inoperative next Tuesday."
Hathaway could not be reach-
ed for comment concerning the
George Thorne, treasurer of his.
c a m p a i g n committee which
placed the advertisement in Fri-

day's Daily, and Reuther re-
ceived copies of the telegram
last night.
Thorne said he knew nothing
about the advertisement because
he handles only financial mat-
ters for the re-election cam-
paign and has no direct involve-
ment in compiling press mate-
Cohen told Esch that "the let-
ter was improperly sent by Mr.
Hathaway and improperly used
by your campaign committee."
THE LETTER appears in the
advertisement under the large
headline: "C o m m o n Cause
Says: 'A Job Well Done Con-

gressman Esch.' " Below the
letter in small type is the fol-
lowing disclaimer: "The Mar-
vin Esch Campaign Committee
in no way intends to indicate
that this letter constitutes an
endorsement since C o m m o n
Cause cannot endorse candi-
dates for public office."
Cohen stated that the dis-
claimer "would in no way
change voter perceptions in the
heat of the partisan campaign."
The letter, addressed to Esch
at his Washington office and
dated Oct. 21 of this year,
praises him for supporting Com-
mon Cause sponsored legislation
on campaign finance reform.

CONGRESS considered that
measure in late July and early
August. Generally C o m m o n
Cause sends brief letters of
thanks to congressmen backing
its measures at the time they
are undertaken by the legis-
But Hathaway's letter "far
exceeded simple recognition of
a favorable vote," according to
He also charged that sending
the letter shortly before the
election and its subsequent pub-
lication in a political advertise-
ment clearly aids Esch's can-
didacy "through an inappropri-
ate use of the Common Cause
HATHAWAY'S message claims
that the document was written
See ESCH, Page 7




Hoosier scare
Special To The Daily
BLOOMINGTON - "21-7 is just as good as 49-0,"
claimed Ann Arbor radio personality Bob Ufer while the
Michigan football team took a Greyhound back to the In-
dianapolis airport after yesterday's game with the Indiana
It is doubtful, however, that Ufer would be able to get
Bo Schembechler to agree. For the third straight time, the
Maize and Blue barely survived a scare on the road.
AFTER SPOTTING Michigan a 14-0 halftime lead, Lee Corso's
Hoosiers mounted an 80-yard, 12-play drive scoring drive. Indiana
capped the march with a five-yard touchdown strike from quarter-
back Terry Jones to split end Trent Smock early in the fourth

The Hoosiers proceeded to
gamble on an onside kick. But
Frank Stavroff booted the ball
too hard, and it hit the turf on
the Michigan 40. Luck was with
the Hoosiers, however, as Jim
Smith bobbled the ball and kept
retreating until the Indianians
nailed him on- the 19.
The Wolverines marched down
the field, with the interior of-
fensive line opening big holes
for Chuck Heater, and Gordon
Bell slipping around the right
side for nine.
THE HOOSIER defense event-
ually stiffened, and on fourth
and two at the Indiana 28, Sch-
embechler elected to go for a
field goal. With 9:12 left to
play three points would have
just about sewed up the contest,
but Mike Lantry's 42-yard at-
tempt sailed wide to the left.
A 15-yard Jones-to-Smock pass
was all the Hoosiers could net
on the ensuing possession. Fol-
lowing the punt, Michigan again
attempted to mount one of its
patented ball control drives. The
Indiana defense had other ideas.
"We felt that if we rested our
defense, we would do well,"
said Corso. "We used 14 defen-
sive linemen out there."
AS A RESULT of this state-
gem, the tired Michigan offen-
sive linemen were not able to
movewanybody out. The Wolver-
ines were forced to punt, three
plays later, and Indiana downed
the kick on its own 19.
Jones immediately hit Smock
on another completion, this time
for 18 yards. A flanker revers ;
failed when Greg Morton nailed
Keith Calvin for a loss of six.
Courtney Snyder more than
made up for that loss with a
15 yard dash on a delay, and
Jones carried for a first down
at the 39.
See DEFENSE, Page 10

ROME (IP-Young protesters
attacked offices of the Bank of
America and the Bank of Italy
yesterday and police arrested 10
leftists found making bombs for
use next week, officials re-
Leftists protesting U.S. med-
dling in Italian politics are plan-
ning demonstrations next week
during Henry Kissinger's visit
to Rome for the World Food
Conference, but it was not
known if yesterday's incidents
were connected with his trip.
KISSINGER is due here to-
morrow from Belgrade and the
following day will address the
opening session of the 11-day
conference, called to seek inter-
national accord in the war on
The Italian Communist party,
largest Marxist organization in
the West, scheduled demonstra-
tions Tuesday in Rome, Milan
and other cities. The Coin-
Leftists raised charges of U.S.
interference after Italy's cen-
ter - left government collapsed
one month ago. They alleged
that U.S. Ambassador John
Volpe-told politicians he favored
early elections to clear the un-
certain political picture.
denied Volpe had made such a
statement, but it failed to de-
fuse the controversy.

Photo by GORDON TUCKER. Michiqonensian
MICHIGAN'S GORDON BELL takes a pitch from quarterback De nnis Franklin, and evades Indiana linebacker Tom Buck for a size-
able gain - one of many for the bantam tailback. Bell piled up 159 rushing yards to lead the Wolverine offense.


fly in court race

No Perry Masons jump to
their feet with shouted objec-
tions and urgentrequests to
"approach the bench" in Ann
Arbor's staid 15th District
But there is an element of
drama in the hard fought cam-
paigns being waged by the four
candidates for two districtcourt

Shirley Burgoyne are vying for
a newly created eight-year term
as the third 15th District judge.
Donald Koster is challenging in-
cumbent judge Sandorf Elden
for the other 15th District ju-
dicial seat.
ThehBurgoyne-Alexander race
is perhaps the most bitter cam-
paign being waged in the county
this year. Charges have flown

ReScott predicts
Republican defeats
HONG KONG (AP)-American voters are in a "punishing mood'
over Watergate and will take it out on Republican candidates in
Tuesday's mid-term elections, Sen. Hugh Scott predicted yes-
The Senate minority leader said American voters "have a
Pontius Pilate attitude. They want to wash their hands of what
they have done.
"I LOOK with no optimism on Tuesday's election," the Penn-
sylvania Republican told a Press Club luncheon. "I think the
public is in a mood to be punishing.
"As of today, 1974 is a bad year for Republicans. But 1976
will be a good year," he added.
Because of the "lingering sting of Watergate," he continued,
the Republicans are almost certain to fare badly despite the
campaign efforts by President Ford. The President, Scott noted,
w "hein verv careful not to campaign against any Democrats

fast and heavy between the two
sides, and the campaign centers
on personalities rather than is-
Burgoyne supporters have
charged that Alexander, a law-
yer only since 1968, lacks the
necessary experience to try
BURGOYNE, who was de-
clared "unqualified" to be a
judge by vote of the Washtenaw
County Bar Association, has
faced charges that she lacked
the mental stability to perform
her judicial duties.
Both have vigorously denied
the accusations and charges.
Alexander, who was appointed
as the first county Public De-
fender in 1971, has said that the
large felony caseload he has
handled has given him much
trial experience.
Burgoyne has called the nega-
tive bar association vote a move
by "a power clique" of local
attorneys to oppose her because
she was not part of the "legal
establishment," and also be-
cause she was a woman.
BURGOYNE WAS also resent-
ful over stories that she had
"visions" and other "crazy,
crazy, off-the-wall stuff."
"Everything that has been
said behind my back," Bur-
goyne claimed, "is a lie, and
P\ -PT' thlno3 t'.t v cniri in

judge, he would "utilize the
community's resources" to pro-
vide sentencing alternatives to
prison. The Public Defender
said that such alternatives as
drug help communities and vo-
cational rehabilitation programs
should be geared to the indi-
vidual offender.
Burgoyne also favors court
reform with special emphasis
on the jammed court docket.
"It would make me feel guilty
to sit on the bench with a
hundred people waiting for their
trials to come up," said Bur-
See CHARGES, Page 2

Issue sparks debate

Of the t h r e e local ballot
proposals, only preferential vot-
ing for mayor, which faces city
voters exclusively, has inspired
active campaigning and heated
Preferential voting, a Human
Rights Party-initiated proposal
which calls for a city charter
amendment, is applicable only
to mayoral races. If passed
Tuesday, it would be imple-
mented in time for April's elec-
tinnc when Rennblican Manvr

ond choice ballot for mayoral
candidates. In the event no can-
didate garners a majority of
first place votes, the candidate
receiving the lowest number of
first-choice votes is dropped.
The votes for the eliminated
candidate are then redistributed
among the remaining mayoral
contestants on the basis of the
second choice votes.
THE PROCESS continues un-
til one hopeful receives a clear-
rut maiority of hl11ts.

"splitting the vote" for liberal
candidates, thereby, they claim,
electing Republicans.
IN THE LAST mayoral race,
for example, GOP hopeful Ste-
phenson won with only 48 per
cent of the vote. Thirty-four per
cent went to Democratic candi-
date Franz Mogdis, and 18 per
cent-which could have been de-
cisive for a liberal candidate-
went to HRP candidate Bea
Stenhenson, along with Re-

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