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Eighty-Three Years of Editorial Freedom

Vol. LXXXIV, No. 26

Ann Arbor, Michigan-Friday, October 5, 1973

Ten Cents

Ten Pages

920 and 234
. . . are this week's winning lottery numbers. Ken-
neth Fox, a 53-year-old Detroit truck driver was the big
winner, pulling down a cool $200,000 in the super draw-
Tuition rap
This afternoon at three President Fleming will appear
in the Rackham Lecture Hall to explain the recent 24
per cent tuition hike. On hand to ask questions will be
representatives of The Daily, SGC, the Student Action
Committee, and the teaching fellows. Everybody on
campus is invited (urged to attend, even) and questions
will be taken from the floor.
Double agent?
Although few students realize it, President Fleming
leads a double life! In aldition to being president of the
University, he is a regent (or in this case, a trustee)
of a small college in Wisconsin. In fact, the school -
Beloit College in Beloit, Wis.,-announced yesterday
that he has been re-elected to another three-year term
there. This presents a serious problem. What happens if
the day comes when the Mighty Blue Wave of Michi-
gan faces the Paltry Blue Drip of Beloit? President Flem-
ing, where do your loyalties lie?
Happenings .. .
are topped by a Women's Fair - "What Women
Are Doing" - which will be held on the third floor of
the League. Some 27 local organizations will take part
. .. the International Center's "Foreign Student Continu-
ing Orientation Program" is showing the film But What
if the Dream Comes True? at the International Center,
603 E. Madison, 7:30 p. m. . . . Cinema Guild is show-
ing Antonioni's Laventura at Arch. Aud. 7 at 7 and
9:30 . . . and Cinema II is showing Hawks' Only Angels
Have Wings in Angell, Aud., A at 7 and' 9:30.
Ervin vs. Nixon
An attorney for President Nixon argued in federal
court yesterday that the Senate Watergate Committee
had no authority to sue the President for Watergate-
related tape recordings. Charles Alan Wright said also
that the court lacks jurisdiction in the case. Samuel
Dash, chief counsel for the committee, said it is a unique
situation, "the first case in which the President himself
may be involved in criminal activity."
ACLU vs. Nixon
The American Civil Liberties Union urged Congress
to begin impeachment proceedings against President
Nixon, based on six grounds "affecting civil liberties."
It was the first time in the 53-year history of the o-
ganization that its board of directors has voted a resolu-
tion seeking a president's impeachment.
Pullout halted
The Pentagon is reported to be suspending U. S. Air
Force withdrawals from Thailand until it sees what Con-
gress does about ordering an over-all reduction in U. S.
troops overseas. In this way, officials hope they can
credit already planned withdrawals from the Far East
against any quotas set by Congress.
Agnew lives
Vice President Spiro Agnew attended a 90-minute Cabi-
net session at the White House. Deputy White House
Press Secretary Gerald Warren said there was no dis-
cussion of the matter concerning allegations of political
kickbacks against Agnew.
Junta offs leftist
The military junta announcedthe execution by firing
squad of Jose Gregorio Liendo, a leftist extremist leader
of Chile's rural south. It was the 21st execution reported
by the junta since the armed forces leaders overthrew
the government of Marxist President Salvador Allende
on Sept. 11.
Shultz in Germany
U. S. Treasury Secretary George Shultz arrived in

Bonn, West Germany yesterday to try to get the govern-
ment to pay a bigger share of the costs of keeping
American GIs in Germany. Bonn reportedly is willing
to pay only half the $3.3 billion the United States is be-
lieved to have requested.
What's your 'hurry?
A man accused of robbery in Kingston, N.Y., appar-
ently couldn't even wait to hear the -jury's verdict.
Police said George Greenidge escaped from the county
courthouse while the jury was deliberating his case yes-
terday; he had been accused of second-degree robbery
in connection with a grocery-store holdup. The jury
foundahim guilty, but the police couldn't seem to find
him at all.
On the inside .
. . Marnie Heyn writes a drug-crazed account of
true experiences with rabid squirrels on the Editorial
Page . . . the Ann Arbor Civic Theatre production of
Shaw's Arms and the Man is reviewed by Alvin Katz

By ANN RAUMA start a dow]
Last month, with the opening of the school Following
year, Ann Arbor's Community High School cele- and the grot
brated an uneasy first anniversary. which Com
City School Superintendent Harry Howard an- duced to 21
notinced that the school would have to surrender The comp
seven of its 24 teachers, due to a decline in en- statement, I
rollment. Failing to make cuts, Howard said, man for Co
would constitute preferential treatment for Com- "the integri
munity High by giving it a better student-teacher within budg
ratio than the other schools in the district. tained."
COMMUNITY HIGH'S teachers, students and BUT ALT
parents responded to Howard by organizing meet- been averte
ings to rally support for the school, charging that it remain.
the proposed cutback would drastically limit the Communit
individualized educational opportunities. This, 1972, as the
they said, would further dcrease enrollment and Superintend

nward spiral.
a series of meetings between Howard
)up, a compromise was reached under
imunity High's faculty would be re-
full-time and two half-time teachers.
romise satisfied both sides. In a joint
Howard and Dr. Allen Menlo, spokes-
ommunity High parents, agreed that
ty of the program (at Community),
getary constraints, has been main-
THOUGH the immediate crises had
d, myriad problems which led up to
y High began its life in January,
brainchild of liberal-minded former
ent Bruce McPherson.

The idea was to create a flexible school with
a broad curriculum, which would make it more
nearly an organic part of the surrounding com-
munity, rather than an isolated institution.
CENTRAL to this idea was the use of so-called
"community resource persons" - workers and
professionals and other members of the local
community who meet with students to broaden
their knowledge of various skills, trades and life-
Enrollment at Community last year was 464
students-56 below the school's projected capacity
of 520.
This year, enrollment slipped drastically down
to 339.
THE MAJOR reduction was in the 9th grade-
enrollment dropped from 140 last year to only 40.



Enrollment in 11th and 12th grades, however,
actually increased.
Those involved with the school cite a bad pub-
lic image as a major factor behind the decline.
They blame "the media" and counselors at other
schools for this image.
IN A LETTER to the Ann Arbor News a 'few
weeks ago, Community High Freshman Gene
Sperling defended his school against criticisms
that its curriculum is chaotic and the validity
of its credits open to question.
"Community is not a 'freak' or 'freedom'
school," he said. "It does have a structure, but
more flexibility than other high schools. It offers
conventional courses but also other options. The
credits at CHS (Community High) are valid for
a Agnkew

grand ji
BALTIMORE (i) - A spe- praised
cial grand jury investigating who ha
allegations of political corrup- unbelie
tion against Vice President Hvese."n
Spiro Agnew yesterday re- THEN
turned an indictment against concern
his successor as chief execu- of a pr
lican fu
tive of Baltimore County. he decl
It accused Dale Anderson, are me
a Democrat, of evading $67,- results.'
833 in federal income tax for social ci
1969 through 1972. had pro
ANDERSON, 56, the first Mary- Agnew
land official to be indicted in the get hi
present probe, was charged in a
previous indictment with extortion,
bribery and conspiracy in a .kick-
back scheme involving architects
and consulting engineers doing
business with tLA county.
Similar allegations against Ag-
new, which the vice president has
denounced as "damned lies," now P
are being heard by the jury in J
strict secrecy and under heavy se-
curity. U. S. marshals continue to
block courthouse corridorsto
shield witnesses and jurors from I L
Joel Kline, a Montgomery Coun-
ty, Md., land developer who re- WA
portedly has raised funds for Ag- terday i
new, was the first witness before Florida
the panel yesterday, spending marily
nearly an hour in the jury room. "It
SHIELDED by his lawyer, Kline MartinI
declined to tell newsmen the sub- first da
stance of his testimony or whe- works.
ther it even concerned the vice "I KN
president. He acknowledged, how-
ever, that he had appeared volun- were ill
tarily, without immunity, and was Republic
cooperating was we
Kline was once considered for and I co
appointment as Maryland's bank- Kelly
ing commissioner by Gov. Marvin ald Seg
Mandel, who succeeded Agnew. torney w
The developer has been reported from a
as telling federal investigators he had ple
collected more than $100,000 for misdem
Agnew and other politicians and his olit
laundered the money to disguise Fpoit
its sources. But sources close to theFlrdI
case said the report was erroneous. Anoth
Another witness was Ormsby Benz, 25
"Dutch" Moore, who was execu- to testif
tive secretary to Agnew from 1962-
66 when Agnew was county execu- KELL
tive. a camp
MOORE huddled with the prose- cluded b
cutors in the office of U.S. Atty. leases,r
George Beall in the morning be- and stin
fore going before the jury in the Onc
afternoon. He, too,tdeclined to say Democr
why he was called.
Members of consulting engineer- staying
ing firms also were subpoenaed, Kell
among them a man identified as until the
Eugene Hsi. He refused to give his' acti
newsmen his name as he left the to influe
court house following his jury ap- "WE
pearance. cord an
In Chicago last night, Agnew, each ott
avoiding direct references to his' elly
own personal crisis resulting from Kel
a corruption probe in Maryland,


President Nixon as "a man
s faced some of the most
able pressures that have
nfronted one in the White
VICE president's remarks
ing Nixon came at the end
epared speech to a Repub-
nd-raising dinner in which
ared that Nixon's programs
asured "in one way only-
He said the Democrats'
hange programs of the 1960s
ied to be failures,
said that Nixon wants to
s administration moving



again toward its goals, "but to do
so he must overcome the inertia
caused by the current morbid fas-
cination with America's warts,
commonly known as the Watergate
"To do this, he needs your help
and the help of every American
who is concerned that the major
issues of today - the economy,
the energy problem, health, for-
eign policy and others - are not
to be left dangling while Pat Bu-
chanan gives a TV lecture on
'dirty tricks,' however instructive
and fascinating it may be."

Beethoven and friend
The classic, pensive stare of Ludwig Van Beethoven appears to be reflected in the eyes of Rob West, '73, as
both gentlemen watch State St. passersby on a gray afternoon. Two "Beethoven fans," Tim Mayhew and
Jerry Shulman, transferred the 20-foot wall painting by means of a grid.

it estelso
[an to sabotage
skie campaign
SHINGTON (1P) - A confessed political saboteur testified yes-
he tried to damage and divide Democratic candidates in the 1972
presidential primary with a dirty tricks campaign directed pri-
at Sen. Ed'mund Muskie.
began with pranks, but it began to get more and more intense,"
Douglas Kelly, 24, told the Senate Watergate committee in its
y of hearings not broadcast live on commercial television net-
NEW some of these things
legal," the Miami Young
can said of his activities. "I
aving my own spider web
ouldn't get out of it."
was an accomplice of Don-
retti, 32, the California at-
who said he took his orders
White House aide and who
aded guilty to three federal
tanor charges arising from '.~'
ical sabotage efforts in the
primary. '
er Segretti helper, Robert
, of Tampa was scheduled
y later today.
Y described for senators
aign of disruption that in- Sen. Muskie
bogus letters, fake news re-
misleading posters and advertisements, counterfeit invitations
k bombs.
e, he said, he paid a girl $20 to run naked in front of the main
ats' hotel, yelling, "Muskie, I love you." The Maine senator was
at the hotel.
y said he did not begin to feel guilt or shame for his activities
ey were over. And he maintained throughout his testimony that
vities were intended to confuse and antagonize candidates, not
nce votes.
E EXPECTED the candidates to become upset and to cause dis-
id malcontent," he said. "We wanted to get them backbiting at
her and to feel that they were being sabotaged by each other."
y said that he had been recruited by Segretti, who asked him to
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Ed. note: This is the third in a
series on the upcoming all-campus
elec tion.
"Student power."
Ask a Student R i g h t s Party
(SRP) candidate for Student Gov-
ernment Council what the central
issue is for SGC this fall, and you'll
find yourself bombarded with that
THE THREE - DAY all - campus

student government election be-
gins Tuesday.
The second-year party's platform
says that "students are the first
to be used, had, and moreover
manipulated," by the University,
and that "a renaissance of student
power and a fight for students'
rights" is desperately needed.
Specifically, the eight SRP can-
didates seek changes in areas of

academic reform, student services,
tenants' rights, and programs for
women and ethnic minorities, as
part of their student power phi-
PARTY MEMBERS, moreover,
feel that:
-The needs of students are ha-
bitually glossed over by the ad-
ministration, in favor of other con-
-Students should be given more
input i n t o the decision-making
-SGC has a potential as a cat-
alyst for change, and should be put
to better use this year than it was
last year; and,
-With the help of an informed
and involved student body, SGC
can help improve communication
between the students and the Uni-
versity, and also the larger city
WHAT IT ALL boils down to is
that the party members take them-
selves and council seriously. Many

City politicos clash
at dormitory debate

House, Senate conferees OK
Presidential war powers curb

Alice Lloyd Hall became the
center of Ann Arbor political arena
for two hours last night.
Republican Mayor James Steph-
enson squared off against two of

And a little excitement was pro-
vided by an unexpected visit
from none other than State Rep.
Perry Bullard (D-Ann Arbor), a
man with some strong public
views on the marijuana issue.
As~ the sessionn was molfviL Yto-

WASHINGTON (P) - Senate and
House conferees agreed yesterday

and Senate a concurrent resolu-
tion, not subject to presidential
1pt n

man William Fulbright (D-Ark.) of
the~ gpt Foreign Relations Com-

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