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Eighty-Three Years of Editorial Freedom
Vol. LXXXIV, No. 50 Ann Arbor, Michigan-Friday, November 2, 1973 Ten Cents

Ten pages'

Changing tumes
The times, as everyone knows, are a changin', but
apparently they aren't a changin' very fast over at the
University Information Service. Purchasers of the new
University student directory - which went on sale
yesterday - may have noticed something slightly odd
about the cover. The full page foto which graces the
directory depicts students congregating on the Diag.
What's funny about it, is their appearance - crew cut
hair styles and knee length skirts. The picture, it turns
out, is at least seven years old. Why, do may ask,
does the 1973-74 directory feature a seven-year-old pic-
ture? According to the folks at the information service,
the foto comes from their "campus life" file which has
not been updated since 1966._
County backs impeachment
Washtenaw County's Democratically-controlled Board
of Commissioners jumped on the impeachment band-
wagon Wednesday night, but before they did, the board's
Republican members had bailed out. Commissioner
Kathy Fojtik (D-Ann Arbor) introduced a mion dcalling
for impeachment of Nixon. But before it could come
to a vote, four of the board's six GOP members decided
to take a walk rather than stick around and see the
measure passed. The resolution, which will be forward-
ed to Congress, states that the President should be im-
peached because there is "considerable public evi-
dence" that he "may have participated" in the follow-
ing crimes: perjury, bribery, unauthorized wiretapping,
obstruction of criminal investigations and conspiracy
against the rights of citizens.
Happenings .. .
. . . are headlined by the Soph Show's Wonderful
Town at 8 p.m. at the Power Center . . . folk songs of
Spain and Latin America will be presented at 8 tonight
in Aud. 1, MLB . . . The Ark presents Margaret Barry
singing Irish folk songs tonight and tomorrow at 8:30
p.m. ... Lean's Lawrence of Arabia is being presented
at Aud. A at 6:45 and 10 p.m. . . . and The French Con-
nection is at the Nat. Sci. Aud. at 7 and 9:30 p.m.
The great escape
President Nixon flew to Florida on such short notice
yesterday that a small group of reporters that usually
travel with him on his jetliner were left behind. There
was no indication from the White House why the Presi-
dent decided to leave so suddenly, but there was specu-
lation he was incensed at the snowballing criticism
following yesterday's stranger-than-fiction announcement
that two crucial Watergate tapes were not available. It
was apparently the first time during Nixon's presidency
that he left the five reporters and two photographers who
ride Air Force 1 holding the bag.
Irish govt. faces crisis
The Irish government plunged into a major political
crisis yesterday following the helicopter escape of three
Irish Republican Army chiefs from a top security prison
in Dublin. Prime Minister Liam Cosgrave, facing his
worst domestic trouble since he took office seven months
ago, called an emergency Cabinet meeting and told po-
lice and military chiefs he was personally taking charge
of the hunt for the escapees. Sources said Cosgrave and
his government were. "severely shocked and embar-
rassed." The main opposition party, meanwhile, Fianna
Fail, denounced the government's "incompetence in se-
curity matters."
Sunday driving scotched
Dutch "Sunday drivers" risk incurring penalties of
up to six years imprisonment and about $541,500 - that
is, 100,000 guilders - newspapers in The Hague warned
yesterday. The ban applys to all Sunday motor vehicle
traffic starting this weekend that doesn't have a spec-
ial permit. The indefinite restriction is part of a series
of measures to economize on oil and gasoline consump-

tion, which it is hoped will be reduced by 10 per cent.
"Of course, these look like very stiff penalties," said
a ministry spokesman yesterday, "but you should re-
member that it will be the discretion of the court judge
to adjust the penalty according to the circumstances af-
ter hearing evidence."
Poetic justice
It was a freakish accident, but not without its poetic
justice. New York police reported yesterday that two
gunmen forced their way into a man's car at an inter-
section and made the driver sit between them. Simul-
taneously, they drew and fired their revolvers at their
victim - unfortunately they also shot each other in the
process. One of the gunmen, who was described as hav-
ing links with the Carlo Gambino crime family, was
listed in critical condition, while the other gunmen
and his victim were reportedly seriously hurt at Long
Island University Hospital.
On the inside *
.Chuck Barquist discusses LSA governance re-
form on the Editorial Page . .. Richard Flaherty scouts
tomorrow's Indiana game on the Sports Page . . . and
the Arts Page, presents Cinema Weekend.

Vice President for StudentS t
Services Henry Johnson yesterdaytu
delineated plans for the Regent-
authorized committee established
to investigate and improve student that students wi
government at the University. to approve the
As promised, students will dom- recommendatio
inate the committee, holding 14 winter term.
of the 22 seats. The remainder will The final arbi
be divided equally between faculty to be made in
and staff members. gents, who auti
tee during thei
THE ANNOUNCED details, how- in October.
ever, have not rendered the plan
any more palatable to some Stu- AS JOHNSON
dent Government Council mem- the committee'
hers, notably SGC President Lee six ardas of s
Gill. cedures and st
And there's still no guarantee tion and budg





dents to dominate controversial study

ill ever get a chance
committee's final
ns at the end of the

iters of any
SGC are
horized the
ir monthly

the Re-

centives to student participation
and involvement, the effectiveness
of student governance programs,
ethnic and intra-university relation-
ships, and a review and analysis
of a variety of student govern-
ment models.
Each of these areas will be
studied by a subcommittee of at
least three members, including two
students and one faculty or staff
The subcommittee will report to
and work as a part of the commit-
tee as a whole.

dent Governance (CSSG) will have
a total of 14 student members.
The constituencies to be repre-
sented are: School of Graduate
Studies (one member), Undergrad-
uate Schools (two members), pro-
fessional schools (one member),
SGC (two members), the Panhel-
lenic Association (one member),
the Fraternity Coordinating Coun-
cil (one member), Commuter Stu-
dents (one member), Residence
Hall Students (one member), Ath-
letic Community (one member),

Married Students (one member),
Student S e r v i c e s Policy Board
(one member) and Student Rela-
tions Committee (one member).
The various constituencies, who
have not yet been notified of the
invitation to serve on CSSG, will
choose their own representatives.
THEY WILL BE asked to notify
Johnson of their participation and
choice of representatives by Nov.
12. The first meeting will be sched-
uled for the following week.
Four staff members and four

faculty members will be noini-
nated as well. Johnson, who will
chair the committee, will elact
the members from among those
Johnson was quick to clarify
that CSSG is "not intent on patch-
ing up or wiping out SGC."
"WE'RE., TRYING to improve
student government-in whatever
form that takes," said Johnson.
The formation of the CSSG dur-
ing last month's Regents' meeting
was a surprise to everyone-par-
ticularly SGC, who was not con-
sulted on the matter.
The Regents claimed their move
was prompted by the record low
See JOHNSON, Page 2

N now envisions it,
will be charged with
tudy: election pro-
andards, appropria-
getary controls, in-

White I
d 0
A Mideast forum nearly erupted
in volence last night when its pro-;
Arab sponsors threw out eight
Jews for expressing pro-Zionist
sentiments and allegedly disrupting
the meeting.
The topic of the meeting, held in '
the Union by the Afro-Asian Ameri-
can Peoples' Solidarity Forum, was tgis
the struggle against Zionism, im- ~
perialism, and social imperialism
by the people of Asia, Africa, and
Latin America.
ple who a t t e n d e d the highly
charged meeting represented many
different views of the Mideast con-
The early part of the meetinh No, it's nott
was devoted to a lecture on "Ziol- tion of a tra
ist aggression" and then was referred to i
thrown open to questions.
At this point, a man leaped up
from the audience and gesturing HIEIR A
to a banner which said "Death to
Zionism," declared "I am a Zion-
ist. This says 'Death to Zionism.'
Does this mean death to me?"
AN UPROAR broke out and one
of the four people chairing the
meeting announced "Zionists arei
not allowed in this meeting."fi
Confusion r e i g n e d as people f r
shouted to each other and violence
was threatened when a few fists
were raised.A
The pro-Zionists were forced to An hour-ion
leave the room before any actual of fire on th
violence occurred. Suez Canal ye
10-day-old ce
AFTER THE incident, one of the claiming it w
persons ejected-visibly shaken by movements of
his experience-told a reporter: "I leagured Egyp
was approached by a number of The inciden
people and then I was grabbed by interfere with;
the arm and escorted out of the tween Israelia
room." He asked not to be identi- on the western
After the Jews were ejected a THE AIM o
See FORUM, Page 7 discuss the qu


allegedly loaned





Niaxon nominates new
Atty. Gen., pr'osecutor
By AP and Re nter.
WASHINGTON-Tapes of President Nixon's conversations
which covered the period of a crucial missing meeting with
John Dean were turned over to a presidential aide four months
ago, a U.S. court was told yesterday.
Nixon claimed Wednesday that he had recently discovered that no
tapes exist of the April 15 meeting with Dean.
The White House said the Nixon-Dean meeting went unrecorded
because of a malfunction in the secret system of recording all discussions
in the president's office.
In other Watergate-related developments, President Nixon, as ex-
pected, named Ohio Republican Senator William Saxbe to be attorney
And Nixon appointed a 68-year-old Texas trial lawyer, Leon Jaworski,
to be the new Watergate special prosecutor. He promised to give
Jaworski full cooperation and not fire him without consulting Congres-
sional leaders from both parties.
The new bombshell concerning the allegedly missing tapes was
dropped by Raymond Zumalt, a Secret Service technician who testified
in federal court that White House Aide Stephen Bull took possession of
22 tapes including the Dean tape, last July.
Zumwalt said the tapes taken by Bull apparently covered all
recorded presidential conversations between early March and late April.
Bull withdrew the tapes on July 11 and returned them on July 12.
the Secret Service agent said.
Nixon's conversation with Dean on April 15 was considered crucial
to discovering whether Dean was correct when he 'testified before the

Doily Photo by KEN FINK
Ghostly campers?
that great campground in the sky. It's on ly a scene out on'Jackson Rd. where wierd juxtaposi-
ailer park and a monument salesman's lot make it appear that the Camper's Paradise being
s not of this world.

By Reuter
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SGC sets up group
to study student g

along Suez
oners of war in Egyptian hands
c exchange and matters affecting the 15,000
side of the civilians in Port Suez, which Israel
isrupted the says it is surrounding.
with Israel The firing also did not affect the
by unusual continuing but slow movements of
by the be- supply trucks through the Israeli
d Army. lines to the Suez Canal for trans-
er, did not ferring to the Egyptian troops on
meeting be- the east bank.
tian officers By 5 p.m. local time some 65-
the canal. trucks of the promised 125 had
been unloaded and transferred by
ting was to amphibious tanks to the Egyptians,
Israeli pris- according to an Israeli military
spokesman, Col. Nahman Karni.
KARNI SAID the exchange of
fire started at 7:30 a.m. local
time (12:30 a.m. EST) on the,
eastern side of the 100 mile-long
waterway, near the Gidi Pass road.
)V t. It began with the movement of
about a company of infantry from
within the perimeter of the Egyp-
recommen- tian Third Army positions towards
at taking Israeli positions.
rself im- a
lWe first fired some warning
Carl Sand- shots. When the movement con-
Commiteed tinued we fired on targets," Karni
ons of SGC Then at 8 a.m. local time (1 a.m.
:d in a pre- EST), the Egyptians opened some
eport, that artillery fire which was followed
ewing prin- by a tank movement. Israeli forces
alleged em- opened fire and the movement
nr i e s , n e x tss p e dN
investigative sopd
four weeks IT WAS NOT clear who fired the
uncovering first shots. b'it Karni said in an-

ter Golda Meir-in Washington for
talks with President Nixon-told
a news conference that neither the
President nor Secretary of State
Henry Kissinger had applied any
pressure for a withdrawal of Israeli
forces to lines held when the first
United Nations ceasefire call went
into effect October 22.
SHE SAID the October 22 line
was "the most mysterious thing
in the world," because no one
knew exactly where it had been.
At the same time, Meir proposed
a redeployment of large numbers
of Israeli and Egyptian forces in
See MIDEAST, Page 7

Senate Watergate Committee that
he believed the President had con-
doned the cover-up of last year's
bugging of Democratic Party head-
Dean, the White House Counsel
fired on April 30, has testified the
President began the April 15 con-
versation by asking him a leading
question, making him think the
meeting was being taped.
The record of the meeting was
one of nine tapes President Nixon
last week agreed to provide to
Watergate Judge John Sirica, after
insisting for months that he would
never give up the tapes.
The White House yesterday pro-
posed-and Judge Sirica agreed-
that electronic experts should ex-
amine the Presidential tapes to
determine whether they had been
tampered with.
White House Lawyer Fred Buz-
hardtalso'offered to let Judge
Sirica listen to recordings of presi-
dential conversations preceding the
Dean meeting so that he could hear
for himself that the tape ran out
before the NixonrDean conversation
took place.
Meanwhile, Nixon appeared at a
See TAPES, Page 7
$6,000 DEBT

TFs meet
to d iscu ss -'sr k
Teaching - fellows representing
about 20 departments met last night.
to discuss plans for a mass meeting
of TFs Thursday Nov. 8 at which
they will consider a vote to strike
the 6iiversity.
The TFs are protesting the Re-
gents' decision to abolish in-state
tuition for non-resident TFs and
their spouses, as well as the gen-
eral hike in tuition. They are also
calling for creation of a "living
wage" for TFs and a total removal
of tuition for teaching fellows be-
ginning in the fall of 1974.
Although alternative strike plans
are expected to be debated at the
meeting next week, one scenario
See TFs, Page 7

S t u d e n t Government Council
(SGC) established last night a spe-
cial Committee to Re-evaluate SGC
to look into proposed changes in
the All-Campus Constitution and
the very structure of student gov-
ernment on campus.
The move came at the same time
that another committee to evaluate
SGC was being formedby Student
Services Vice President Henry
Johnson. The Johnson committee
w:.t formed at the request of the

"making appropriate
dations to SGC aimed
affirmative action for
In other business,
burg, chairman of the
to Investigate Allegati
Fund Misuse, announce
liminary committee r
he will begin intervie
cipal witnesses on the,
bezzlement andeother c
week. The special ii
conmmittee, established
ago and charged with

Art gallery. may close
More than $6,000 in debt, the
Union Art Gallery may be forced
to close its doors as early as Janu-
ary unless it receives immediate a4
monetary and vocal support from
the University community.
"Everyone is very upset by our
situation but no one is giving us
any money," said gallery manager
Sherryl Shaw.
The gallery has been funded in !
the past by the University Activi-
- ; !' , TrAP k if ar...4of,..

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