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Eighty-Three Years of Editorial Freedom
Vol. LXXXIV, No. 53 Ann Arbor, Michigan-Tuesday, November 6, 1973 Ten Cents

Eight Pages



Resources dean quits
James McFadden, dean of the natural resources school,
will resign as of July, 1974, it was announced yesterday.
The dean' plans to return to full-time teaching and re-
search' in the school. Since he came to his present post
in July, 1970, McFadden has seen the school grow from
662 students to nearly 1,000-largely in response to the
growing interest in the environment. In his resignation
statement, he said the school "is approaching a size and
composition which will enable it to make a unique con-
tribution towards solution of environmental problems
which confront the world." Academic Affairs Vice Presi-
dent Allan Smith said the search for McFadden's suc-
cessor will begin "immediately."
Happenings .. .
... are topped by the Astronomical Film Festival at
the East Quad Aud. Three films are featured: Explora-
tion of the Planets (an animated feature), Interplanetary
Space and Exploring the Universe. It all starts at 9 p.m.
.. . College Young Democrats is holding an orientation
meeting for new members at 7:30 p.m. in Rm. 4202 of the
Union . . . and LSA Coffee Hour features the Journalism
Dept, beginning at 3 p.m. in Rm. 2549 LSA Bldg.
Watergate merry-go-round
The President stayed down in Florida yesterday, con-
cerning himself with the Middle East war and sending
off statements reassuring people he won't resign. Mean-
while, in Washington, Acting Atty. Gen. Robert Bork
told the House Judiciary Committee that the new Water-
gate prosecutor-Leon Jaworski-will be able to take any
steps he feels necessary, including going to court, to get
important documents. Sen. Peter Dominick (R-Colo.)
broke publicly with the President, urging his GOP com-
panions to proclaim independence from the White House.
In other Watergate developments, Watergate prosecutors
disclosed that John Dean had shredded two notebooks
from E. Howard Hunt's safe, and Judge John Sirica
indicated he would reject motions by Hunt and four
others to withdraw their guilty pleas.
Kissinger on Mideast
Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, traveling in the
Middle East in an effort to stem renewed fighting, stop-
ped over in Morocco yesterday to talk with King Hassan
II. Today, Kissinger planned stops in Tunisia and Egypt.
The three major parties in the conflict-Israel, Egypt
and Syria-have warned that combat would erupt again
unless diplomacy can be made to work.
Weapons bill approved
The Senate yesterday okayed a $21.3 billion weapons
bill which gives the Nixon administration almost every-
thing they wanted in terms of weapons research and
development, and military manpower levels. The Senate,
howpver, attached a rider requiring the government to
keep eight Public Service Hospitals, in operation. Nixon
earlier vetoed an emergency medical services bill which
carried a similar provision. Only 12 Senators, including
William Proxmire (D-Wisc.), voted against the bill,
which allocates $2.2 billion for Israel and another $200
million for Cambodia.
Et tu, Jaworski?
Special Watergate prosecutor Leon Jaworski once ap-
proved the use of a Houston foundation to launder money
at the request of the CIA, the foundation's president said
yesterday., Jaworski, who was sworn in yesterday, issued
a terse denial through his office, but acknowledged to a
Houston newspaper that he may have played a part in
the conduit arrangement. John Freeman, president of
the M. D. Anderson Foundation of Houston, said that
the group had channeled more than $600,000 to an
international lawyer's group in the late 1950 and early
1960s after being requested to do so by a CIA represen-
tative, whom he did not name. One of the matters under
the jurisdiction of Jaworski's special prosecution force,
of course, is the still-lingering question of the CIA's role
in the Watergate wiretapping and subsequent cover-up.

Court ducks sexism case
The Supreme Court ducked a case brought by women's
rights advocates seeking to outlaw "men only" policies in
public accommodations. The appeal to the court came
after a U.S. Circuit Court in New Orleans ruled that a
liquor license held by a men-only bar was not -sufficient
state involvement to invoke the 14th Amendment's pro-
hibition of state action denying equal protection of the
laws. Justice William Douglas cast the only dissenting
vote in the decision. The High Court also refused to hear
an appeal by a group of Maryland parents that a court-
orderedaschool desegregation plan violated their rights
as "Anglo-Americans."
On the iside .. .
Bob Seidenstein writes about the Ann Arbor
Musicians Union on the Arts Page . . . the Editorial
Page features an article about the problems of OEO's
Legal Services Program by law school grad Terry Adams
and City Editor Charlie Stein switches over to the
Sports Page to do a piece on this week's Monday after-
noon press lunch with Bo.





COUNCIL MEMBER Richard Hadler (R-Fourth Ward) looks on intently during last night's lengthy public
hearing on a rezoning proposal (left). Inter-Cooperative Council representatives L u t h e r Buchele (top
right) and Dennis Pearson (lower right) speak against the measure.

The literary college facult
overwhelmingly defeated
proposal that would have giv
en LSA students an equa
voice in the college's govern
ment at its monthly meetin
The LSA governance pro
posal, sponsored by LSA Stu
dent Government Vice Presi
dent Chuck Barquist and En
glish Prof. Marvin Felheim
would have completely revo
lutionized the governing fac
IN PLACE OF a "town meeting
of LSA professors - the preser
literary college governing body-
the plan allowed for a represents
tive unit, which would have in
cluded50 faculty members electe
by their departments and 50 mene
bers elected from the student body
At the same meeting, Universit
President Robben Fleming an
nounced that the University woul
issue a clarification tomorrow ex
plaining in-state residency criteri
and stipends for teaching fellows.
Fleming's promise to produce
definitive statement comes in th
wake of a teaching fellows' protes
against the, Regents' decision t
abolish in-state tuition for non
resident teaching fellows as well a
the recent record tuition hike.
FLEMING DID not specify wha
the statement would say, but h
did claim he could "reasonabl
predict they'd be pleased with wha
is said in the document as<
Another document will be is
sued in December with quantita
tive reports on the effect in in-stat
residency 'revisiois on student
and teaching fellows, and Flemin
said the community would be "as
More than 30 students attende
the meeting to support the mea
sure and played a significant par
during, the discussion - in bot
official and unofficial capacities.


IN A DESPERATE attempt to
keep discussion alive, they object-
ed when faculty members tried to
bring the issue to a vote.
Faculty members were quick to
jump to the defensive, demanding
that the students not be heeded
since they were not voting mem-
There was much eloquent as well
as spontaneous support-for the pro-
posal among the students.
"THIS IS A critical trial of

rity on


Young favored

Greek house

hit at c
An extended barrage of opposi-
tion to a proposed zoning change
which would allow many local fra-
ternities and sororities to be con-
verted to rooming houses charac-
terized last night's City Council
Nearly 30 people addressed coun-
cil at the two-hour public hearing
and the vast majority of them
condemned the alteration as not
in the city's best interests.
SPEARHEADING the a t t a c k
were representatives from the In-
ter-Cooperative Council (ICC) and
various fraternities and sororities.
Several businessmen and realtors
spoke in favor of the proposed
The rezoning, if approved by
council, will permit 42 Greek
houses in the Washtenaw-South
University area to be used as
boarding houses, which are cur-
rently prohibited under the present
zoning classification.
ICC President Gary Bement
blasted the proposal for limiting
student - controlled small - group
housing in the University area.
Other ICC spokespersons including
Luther Buchele and Dennis Pear-
" 1
Ypsi stalls
action on
porno law
The Ypsilanti City Council last
night postponed actionsonea resolu-
tion that would put severe limits
on the distribution and sale of
pornographic materials in Ypsi-
The proposed ordinance-which
has already been tabled twice-
was bro'ght to the attention of the
council by petition. Ypsilanti law
reeliires the signatures of a num-
ber equal to 20 per cent of those
voting in the last mayoral election.
Backers of the ordinance got 921
signatures although only 356 were
COUNCIL now has the option of
dealing with the issue within 30
days or letting it automatically
revert to rferendum. This ref-
ere-d-on cu:"ld take the form of a
sneci4l city election, or could be
pl-cd on the city's February pri-
r-_rv ballot.
T pct iali' ntinn nor riQt

things we as students have been
hearing about for a long time-
namely student input," said Jona-
than Klein, president of the LSA
Student Government.
"You keep telling us, 'We don't
want the students to vote, but we
want lots of student input. We'll
listen to you.' "
"This is your student input,"
said Klein. "If you ignore this af-
ter 45 minutes of discussion, we
have some lessons to learn about
See FACULTY, Page 2

son claimed that if rooming houses
replace fraternities and -sororities,
rents will go up while the physical
structures deteriorate.
THE CITY Planning Department
and Planning Commission have en-
dorsed the alteration because they
believe Greek life is declining in
the city and the houses are cur-
rently "underutilized."
Fraternity and sorority sp akes-
persons at the hearing last night
argued that their organizations
have become more popular in the
past several years.

ICC has stated that if the change
goes into effect student controlled
housing will drastically be cut
RESPONDING to those charges,
Kelley Newton of Keim Realty,
who initiated the rezoning ThIage,
said, "we are not trying to take
land away from the students even
though it doesn't belong to tiem
Other groups which have come
out against the rezoning include the
University, The Daily, the League
of Women Voters, and the Wash-
See COUNCIL, Page 2

a- 0
in mayoral
y DETROIT (UPI) - State Sen.
-_ Coleman Young, bidding to become
d the first black mayor of Detroit,
x- ended his election campaign yes-
a terday by assailing his white op-
ponent's record on law enforcement
a and race.
e John Nichols, a former police ..
t commissioner making his first
o political race, denied the 4,000-man
n- force was characterized by racism
s and corruption and that his own
handling of prisoners gained him
the nickname "Blackjack John."
St THE TWO MEN meet today ink a
e runoff election dominated by law
y and order issues.: <
t The clash on race and police
a conduct, voiced during a television
debate, was the closest the two
- men came to inserting race into
- the campaign.
e Young, 55, a native of Tusca-
s loosa, Ala., is favored in most polls
g to become the first black mayor of
s- this fifth largest city in the nation. ,
d inBUT NICHOLS, 53, who was fired
d_ in September by outgoing Mayor
r Roman Gribbs on grounds he mixed Y
.h police and politics, said he was
confident he would win-"because
- people are fed up with profes-
sional politicians."
City Clerk. George Edwards pre-
dicts that about 529,000 of the city's
815.000 registered voters would cast
ballots. Nichols led a 19-man field
in the primaries by about 30,000
votes, but fewer than 250,000 per-
sons voted.
Registered voters are divided
d about equally between black and
d white.
y- BUT POLITICAL experts said the
y, campaign itself was lackluster and
- that a general post-Watergate dis-
d enchantment with all politicians
s caused widespread apathy among
g, Detroiters.
- Black candidates also were seek-
ing the mayor's office in two other
major Michigan cities.
t Lyman Parks, 56, appointed in ../
9- 1971 to fill an unexpired term, was
ll seeking to become the first elected
e- black mayor of Grand Rapids, the
rstate's second largest city.
City Councilman Joel Ferguson
is opposing white incumbent Gerald N
Graves in Lansing.



Suit Claims Gill not enrolled, ask
CS to remove h im from SG

Continuing their efforts to remove
Student Government Council Pres-
ident Lee Gill from office, Gill's
political opponents on SGC filed
a suit with the Central Student
Judiciary (CSJ) yesterday charg-
ing that Gill is not a student and
hence is not eligible to serve on
The suit, filed by 12 council mem-
bers from the Campus Coalition,
Screw SGC, and Mad Hatter's Tea
Party, claims that Gill "is not a
student at the University of Mich-
igan for this term and was not en-
rolled for the full term previous
to this term." Complainants refer
to public University records as
THE SUIT was signed by Cam-
pus Coalition member Robert
M4atthews, who raised SGC's first
anti-Gill resolution which charged
Gill with embezzlement. Matthews
later admitted that he had no cn-
crete evidence for the embez'le-
ment charge.

A preliminary hearing before
CSJ, the main judiciary body on
campus, is scheduled for this
Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.
Besides removing Gill from of-
fice, the suit, if approved, would
direct the SGC Administrative Sec-
retary to inform all the financial
institutions with which SGC las
transactions that Gill is no langer
a council .member, and would di-
rect officials to remove Gill's name
from all SGC accounts.
THE CRUCIAL question behind
a settlement of the suit, however,
is whether Gill is considered a
student by the University, and
further what constitutes a "full
According to SGC's All-Campus
Constitutioni, c o u n c i 1 members,
"shall consist of currently enroiled
students, or students who were
enrolled in the previous full term."
An investigation of the public
studentregistration recordsbat
three University offices-Acaaemic

Records, Statistical Services, an
Student Certification, has reveale
that Lee Gill is not a currently
enrolled student at the University
but was enrolled last winter term
FURTHERMORE, Gill attende
school, in the LSA program, thi
summer, but dropped out July 1F
after most of the term was cam
Complainants for the presen
anti-Gill suit allege that tie spring
summer terms constitute a "fu
term." If they are correct, there
fore, Gill would be in violationo
the constitutionalbprovision refer
ring to the "previous full erm."
See SUIT, Page 8


Fleming says black enrollment
not eroding' academic standards

F.Lansing radicals
vie in council race
East Lansing voters go to the polls today to elect two city council
members after a campaign that has been termed by one of the four
candidates, "the last gasp of the radical movement."
The non-partisan, at-large race has centered on the issues raised
.by the 35 page platform of candidates Nelson Brown and Margaret
McNeal, who have been endorsed by the radical-liberal Coalition for
Human Survival.
SINCE TWO-THIRDS of East Lansing's electorate is comprised of

special To The Daily
DETROIT-University President
Robben Fleming yesterday assured
more than 400 Detroit businessmen
and political dignitaries that "the
academic standards of the Univer-
sity have not been eroded" by in-
creased minority admissions.
Speaking before the Economic
Club of Detroit, Fleming explained
that the University's black enroll-
ment rise has been achieved
through vigorous recruiting and
consideration of minority students
on the basis of high school coun-
selor recommendations as well as
grades and test scores.
HOWEVER, Fleming stressed,
-A- .- - - ---an-ni al

University's academic and social
Many of the club's members are
active alumni who have donated
large sums to the University.
FLEMING played down the ef-

Although the University has failed
to meet the 10 per cent goal for
this year, Fleming expressed con-
fidence that "we are a long way
down the road toward reaching our
objective of bringing substantial
numbers of minority students to

"The fact that we did not reach the BALM goa
illustrates the difference between a goal and a
-Pres. Fleming

fect of the 1970 Black Action Move-
ment (BAM) strike, a massive
student and faculty uprising which
fn-rr 30 n-a -of anfe to.

the University and in turn pouring
them into the job market."
"THE FACT that we did not
r-arh the aa n:r~a llxr ll m .

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