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'THE MICHIGAN DAILY
Thursday, November 8, 1973
Thu sa. No t.veber rvv; 1973
CONFERENCE-NOV. 10, '73
CHILDREN'S LIVES & RIGHTS
DAVID WINEMAN, Ph.D. -- Co-author of "Children Who
Hate," Professor in Department of Social Work, Wayne State
GABE KAMOWITZ, Lawyer. Activist in ACLU battles for legal
justice for children
TYRANNY OF JOY
TERRY DORAN, Director of Theatre For Ideas, Ft. Wayne Folk
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Tuition hike yields huge
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Nixon gives plans for dealing
with threatening energy crisis
(Continued from Page 1) : budget committee member. "Ordi- million "contingency fund" would
"I still have a lot of question narily, recommendations like these probably cover losses due to stu-
about that $1.5 figure," Johnson have to be spelled out to us (the dent residency changes next semes-
said last night. "That extra money committee) before they go to the ter.
is a real crucial issue." Regents. The only thing we have Smith hinted that a rebate to stu-'
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160,000 barrels a day within two'
-Expanding t h e government's
powers to adjust or reduce the
schedules of planes and ships.
FLEMING AND SMITH insistedE
yesterday that all of the items list-
ed-except the financial aid office
allocation-were discussed Tuesday
in a meeting of the Budget Priori-
ties Committee, which includes two
students and normally examines
all budget requests before ap-
proval. But several budget com-
mittee officials told The Daily yes-
terday that the executive officers
made no mention of the last three
recommendations in Tuesday's
"I'm a little surprised," said one
discussed is the TF allotment. The
other items were not brought up."
During a Sept. 17 panel discus-
sion on WCBN radio, Smith stated
"never in all my years at the Uni-
versity have we had more money
than we planned. If we do, I pro-?
mise you we can all get together
and discuss how to spend it."
FLEMING offered a similar as-
surance during a "tuition forum"
held early in October. He promis-
ed that "as soon as we get the
figures, we'll make all of them
public and open for discussion."
Fleming indicated that the $1.5
"I would like to be a
cow," Walt Whitman.
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dents of the excess cash is high- T H E PRESIDENT announced
ly unlikely. "It's discussable," he that the government was reducing
said, "but I think it would be un- quantities of aviation fuel and said
wise." this step would mean a cut back
JOHNSON HAD a diffirent opinion of more than 10 per cent in the
on the subject of a rebate, how- number of flights.
? ever. "That would be fine with The White House indicated that
me," he said last night. "We took there might be a Christmas brown-
it away from the students, and as out, with a possible appeal by the
long as we don't really need it, government to reduce or elimiaate
we may as well give it back." Christmas tree lights.
The tuition hike was based large- Nixon-who has already reduced
ly on the University's own estimate the government's use of electricity
of a $2.5 million loss resulting by seven per cent-announced fur-
from large numbers of students ther restrictions, forbidding fed-
qualifying for lower in-state tui- eral buildings and offices to main-
tion this semester. tain a temperature of more than
But the University admitted yes- 68 degrees fahrenheit.
terday that the estimated loss fig- HE ALSO ordered a 50-mile-an-
ure was not accurate. hour speed limit for all vehicles
"WE CLEARLY made some bad owned by the federal government
guesses, Fleming said, noting that except in an emergency.
only 1607 students have applied He appealed to the American
for residency. He stated thiat more people to follow the government's
than half of these will probably example by keeping home thermo-
qualify for in-state fees. stats at a maximum of 68 degrees,
Smith, who estimated in early observing a 50 mph speed limit,
October that excess cash from the staggering working hours, and us-
tuition hike would not exceed $2.5 ing mass transit instead of cars.
million, defended his statements He said that reducing the speed
but admitted his inaccuracy. limit alone could save more than
"We always said that the figures 200,000 barrels of oil a day.
we published were nothing but our THE PRESIDENT said the en-
best estimate, based on grave un- ergy problem basically was caused
certainties," he contended yester-I by peace and abundance because
day. the American economy has grown
to buck resignation tide
WASHINGTON (Reuter)-Presi- measures to meet an energy short-
dent Nixon told the American age, he vowed to fight to clear
people last night he had no inten- his name of suggestions he was
tion of resigning because of the -inae ofnsuesonsohe
Watergate scandal and was confi- involved i the coverup of the
dent they would realise he had not Watergate affair.
violated their trust. It was the first public statement
Nixon said in a nationally tele- by Nixon about the Watergate af-
vised address: "I have no Inten- fair since the recent White House
tion whatever of walking away disclosure that no tape recordings
from the job I was elected to do." exist of two crucial conversations
IN OFF-THE-CUFF remarkswatt
the end of a speech dealing with' the President had about Watergate.
enormously and former liixries
were now considered necessities.
As a result, the average Ameri-
can would use as much energy in
the next seven days as most other
people in the world would use in
an entire year.
But he acknowledged that the
energy problem had developed into
a crisis because of the oil embargo
being used by Arab producers in
an effort to weaken U.S. support
NIXON TOLD Americans that:
his austerity program did not
mean that air travel would stop,
or they would run out of gasoline,
or they would freeze in their homes
or offices-but it would require
some sacrifice by all.
The President disclosed that in-
dustries and utilities which used
coal, America's most abundant re-
source, would be prevented from
converting to oil.
He asked for. immediate action
on a 10 billion, dollar program to
develop over the: next five years
better ways of using energy and
to explore and develop new energy
He also asked for early passage
of proposals to construct the
Alaska oil pipeline and to increase
production of natural gas.
The President warned that he A
was prepared to take stronger ac-
tion if oil shortages persisted de-
spite the measures he had taken
or the authority he had requested
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