NIXON' S WAR
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Vol. LXXXIII, No. 7 Ann Arbor, Michigan-Thursday, September 14, 1972 I en Cents
ISRAELI JET SAID HIT:
Hail to the chief
Democratic vice presidential candidate Sargent Shriver addres
a capacity crowd of striking Farah workers in El Paso yesterd
He attacked the Nixon administration and backed the strikers
their efforts to get better wages.
iets hold on to
*strategic Quan[g Tri
By The Associated Press
North Vietnamese and Viet Cong troops, using hea
artillery and mounting stiff ground resistance, yesterday
pelled South Vietnamese reinforcements from reachingt
strategic Quang Tri Citadel.
A small group of South Vietnamese troops succee
in entering the walled fortress Tuesday, but have ma
By The Associated Press
Tensions mounted even
higher in the Middle East yes-
terday, as Israel denied having
lost a plane to Syria in an air
battle and newspapers in both
countries issued calls to arms.
Meanwhile, a small radical Arab
guerilla organization has threaten-
ed violence against West Germany.
Both Syria and Lebanon bracedI
for more Israeli attacks in retalia-
tion for the Arabterrorist attack
in Munich at the Olympics. The
seige ended with the deaths of 11
Israelis, five terrorists and one
West German policeman. The Leb-
anesebarmy has been ordered to
"There was no incursion, no en-
counter, nothing happened today,"
an Israeli military spokesman said;
after Damascus radio announced
that Syrian forces shot down an
Israeli jet over the occupied
Residents of the Biblical cities
of Tyre and Sidon in Lebanon re-
ported four Israeli planes swooped
over at dawn yesterday. There'
was no gunfire.
A flight of four jets was reported
to have flown a reconaissance mis-
sion later over the Lebanese gar-
rison town of Marjayoun, scene of
a massive Israeli retaliation raid
last Friday in which 19 people were
A killed and 29 wounded. Most of the
oto casualties were civilians.
Syrian reports said casualties in;
similar raids in Syria were muchE
ay. A Tel Aviv newspaper reported
in yesterday that PremiereGolda
Meir' s warning that Israel will
fight terrorism with all its power
amounted to an "official
declaration of war on Arab ter-
Davar, Meir's Labor party paper,
was commenting on a Knesset, orE
parliament resolution Tuesday
holding Arab states that harborI
guerrillas as being responsible for
guerrilla acts of terrorism.
Several other Israeli dailies urg-
ed the government to take the
initiative in the fight against ter-
y rorism in foreign nations.
The Syrian government news-
re- paper Al Thawra called on other
the Arab countries to unite their
strength in the battle through mili-'
ded tary and economic aid.
ade A similar call was first made at
a session of the Arab League Coun-
cil last week. The Syrian foreign
nore minister, Abdel Halim Khaddam,
orth told newsmen yesterday Syria
[ndwould welcome support troops
own from other Arab countries, but in-
and dicated none was expected in the
said near future.
ew- The shadow of future violence'
also reached to Germany. In Ham-
sno burg, a spokesman for Al Saika,'
un- a small, radical Palestinian guer-
ions rilla organization headquartered in
edi- Syria, threatened violent action
anoi- against West Germany to force
the officials to free the three im-.
hree prisoned Arab terrorists.i
WASHINGTON UIP-A Texas oil executive told House in-
vestigators that Nixon fund-raiser Maurice Stans approved
a Mexico-to-Washington campaign money. transaction later
linked to the break-in and bugging affair at Democratic
The comments by Pennzoil Corp. President William Lied-
tke were contained in a confidential staff report for the
House Banking Committee distributed to members Tuesday
night and obtained by some newsmen.
Later yesterday, the Democratic National Committee said
a small, black implement-described as a listening device-
was found in a telephone which had been previously tapped
at party headquarters.
Stans, in a statement(yesterday
that did not refer to Liedtke's ver-+
sion of the secret transaction, de-
nied that "I knew of and approved
complex plans to transfer funds
from contributors to Mexican
banks and then to the Finance
Committee to re-elect the Presi- tobs e
The former Secretary of Com-
merce, who now heads the finance
committee for President Nixon'by G O
said the report was designed tor
"obvious political purposes." WASHINGTON (R) - President
He said leaking tf the report to Nixon's campaign committee filed
newsmen violated a promise by a $2.5 million suit against Demo-
Banking Chairman Wright Patman crat Lawrence O'Brien yesterday,
(D-Tex.) and he accused Patman's the latest court move growing out
investigators of discourtesy to him of the Democratic headquarters
and of being "rude and insulting to break-in affair.
the point of using foul obscenities."
The Banking Committee report ' f The civil suit charged that
said that Stans first denied knowl- O'Brien, former Democratic na-
edge of the $100,000 April trans- man of Sen. George McGovern's
action when investigators question- presidential campaign, had ma-
ed him Aug. 30, but vaguely re- liciously abused federal court pro-
called it in a letter to Patman six cesses.
Investigators said that on the O'Brien had earlier filed a $1
sirface it appeared at least $89,000 million suit against the. five men
of the money, in four checks, came ; arrested for breaking into Demo-
from a Mexican citizen. I cratic headquarters, and is trying
If it did, they added, accepting to file an amended and enlarged
it would be a violation of U.S. laws suit that also names Nixon finance
that prohibit political gifts from chairman Maurice Stans and other
foreign nationals. Republicans.
Of the $100,000 from Mexico, , Clark McGregor, Nixon's cam-
$89,000 has been traced to the bank paign director, said: "O'Brien and
account of Bernard Barker, a his associates have taken willful
Miami real estate man and ex- advantage of the honorable pro-
CIA agent, who was one of five cedures of the United States court
men arrested in the June 17 break- that are intended for the protec-
in at Democratic offices in the tion of individual rights and per-
local Watergate Hotel. verted them into an instrument for
Stans in his statement did not creating political headlines."
refer to other disclosures in the
report which added new details of "They have abused the subpoena
a last-minute rush by Nixon fund- powers of the court to parade in-
raisers in April to beat a deadline nocent witnesses before the public
for full-scale disclosures of cam- in a concerted effort to create an
paign gifts. appearance of guilt by associa
Although the House report said tion.
Stans initially denied knowing the Both sides in the suit brought by
money came from Mexico at the O'Brien have been taking deposi-
time, committee investigators tions from their opponents, but
quoted Liedtke as discussing the this has been temporarily suspend-
matter by phone with Stans on ed while U. S. District Court Judge
April 3. The oilman is a major Charles Richey ponders tech-
GOP fund raiser in the Southwest. nical motions in the O'Brien case.
. Liedtke told investigators he in- The complaint filed yesterday
formed Stans that money was in district court by the Commit-
Mexico and asked if such a trans- tee for the Re-election of the
action would be legal. President and its finance commit-
The executive said Stans later tee refers to the O'Brien suit and
that day or the next informed him the attempt to amend it and
it was "okay to bring the money charges that its purpose was un-
to Washington," the report said. lawful and political in nature.
The report was critical of Stans
for what it called his shifting The suit accuses O'Brien of us-
stories and the variance with ing the court as a forum to pub-
Lietke's account. licize accusations which would be
Included in the report is a vivid libelous if published elsewhere.
description of a messenger from
\Mexico arriving April 5 at the , The Republicans' suit asks $2
Pennzoil headquarters in Houston, million in punitive damages and
Texas, with $100,000-the $89,000 $500,000 in compensatory damages.
checks drawn to and endorsed by
a Mexico City lawyer, plus $11,000 A spokesman for O'Brien said
in $100 bills, the GOP suit "is obviously frivo-
Company executives stuffed the 'ous and an attempt to intimidate
money into a suitcase along with us' from pursuing our own suit
somee$600,000in checks and securi- against the Republicans. We will
ties collected in the Southwest,
then rushed it off by company not be intimidated by such des-
See STANS, Page 10 perate tactics."
Two mourners kneel in front of a memorial to hostages killed in last fall's Attica Prison uprising. 43
persons, including 10 guards and prison employes slain by police fire, died in the bloodiest prison con-
flict in American history. A wooden statue honoring the slain inmates was placed outside the wall
after Attica officials refused permission to erect it on prison grounds.
no further headway.
By RALPH VARTABEDIAN
The Regents will hold an o
public forum today to discus
recently released study which
vealed that women and minori
on the University's academic s
are clustered at the bttom le'
of the University's pay scale.
Other items scheduled for disc
sion at the meeting include
1972-73 operating budget, and
1973-74 appropriations and cap
The University-funded study
salary levels, conducted by Rot
Hayes Assoc., Inc., a managem
consultant firm, reports that 13
cent of the University's profess
al and administrative staff are p
less than the minimum salary.
paid less than the minimum sala
The study notes that women
minorities are clustered in loN
salary levels than white emplo)
and recommends that the Uni
See REGENTS, Page 10
Radio Hanoi reported n
heavy U.S. air raids on N
Vietnam yesterday and claii
six U.S. aircraft were shot d
in provinces around Hanoi
Haiphong. The broadcast
nothing of the fate of the cr
The U.S. Command makes
announcement of plane losses
til search and rescue operat
are complete and had no imm
ate comment on the H
pen claims. Earlier in the day
s a command announced that tf
re- North Vietnamese MIGs an
ties U.S. F4 Phantom were shot d
taff in two days of air battles n
vels of Hanoi.
The loss of the Phan
cus- brought the number of Amer
the airmen listed as missing s
the resumption of the bombing c
ital paign to 100.
The Phantom was downed
of a MIG 48 miles northeast of
bert North Vietnamese capital M
lent day, the U.S. 7th Air Force
ion- .The three MIGs were destro
paid in dogfights as U.S. planes t
up their blitz on the Hanoi-]
phong heartland for the tl
ary. straight day.
and The U.S. Seventh Fleet rep
,wer ed that a task force of
yes, guided missile destroyer. L
ver- rence and the destroyers Wil
See N. VIETS, Page 10
By JAN BENEDETTI
A Student Government Council
motion to request the Regents to
institute a new voluntary funding
tion" of the motion. "The motion referendum passed last year on
was a clandestine effort to obstruct funding."
democracy and reduce our credi- He contended that a simple mo-
bility before the Regents," he said. i, t i r
The spokesman, quoted by the plan for SGC was unanimouslyI
Hamburg illustrated magazine voted down last night by Central
Stern, said one of the jailed ter- Student Judiciary.
rorists, whom he did not name, is CSJ, the judicial branch of SGC,
a member of his group. also voted 3-1 to enjoin SGC Presi-'
Military analysts in Tel Aviv say dent Bill Jacobs from presenting
Jerusalem may respond to future the plan before the Regents. SGC's
Arab terrorism in surprising ways. motion, passed 6-2 at Tuesday's
"Israel is expected to meet the meeting, would have made the
terrorists on their own terms," the mandatory fee of $1 per term op-
military correspondent of the tional. The funding plan was ap-
Jerusalem Post yesterday quoted proved in a referendum in last
informed circles as saying. ; spring's all-campus election.
The analysts appeared to be fol- SGC Treasurer David Schaper,
lowing the lead of Meir, who the plaintiff in the CSJ suit,
told parliament Tuesday that "it charged that "SGC in passing the'
is clearly possible to adopt meas- motion went against a referendum
ures which have not yet been of the students."
taken" against terrorists. "This violated the right to a
Some experts interpreted her re- democratic student government by
mark to mean that Israel will take going against the (SGC) constitu-
the initiative abroad, especially tion," he added. In pressing the
against Palestinian groups in I suit, heerequested an "immediate
Europe. injunction to prevent implementa-
SGC member Bill Krebaum, a'
cn nn f te nin c id l
on co n cons uui onay mae
SGC funding voluntary.
sponsor of the motion, saic ast
t Krebaum claimed that SGC doesI
night, "I was not surprised by not "contribute to the educational
CSJ's action. I don't think the mo- goals of the University," and
tion was contradictory to the refer- should be a matter of choice.
endum because SGC was not tak-
ing an action, but just making a The future of another motion
statement to the Regents. It was passed by SGC Tuesday has beent
up to the Regents to take the placed in doubt. The motion was
action." to ask the Regents to stop provid-
Neither Krebaum nor Keith Mur- ing $30,000 to faculty members for
phy, another author of the motion, purchase of The Daily.
attended last night's hearing. In a letter sent to SGC yester-
"I knew it was' a lost cause. I day, Daily Editor Sara Fitzgerald
don't think we'll be able to do too and Business Manager Andy Gold-
much more with the voluntary ing pointed out that the Regents
funding plan. We just happened to allocate no money for Daily sub-
have the votes," Krebaum added. scriptions-University departments,
"I knew what would happen. It
was clear to the people who passed ;instead order the amount of Dailies
the motion that it was unconstitu- they want much as they order
NORTH CAMPUS SITE
By GORDON ATCHESON
"This building exceeded its
modedness by about the end of the
Second World War," said Associate
Dean William Lewis of the archi-
tecture and design college.
Responding to that situation, the
state legislature has approved the
construction of a new $8.5 million
architecture and design complex.
The groundbreaking is scheduled
A &D complex
tional or they would have come to
the hearing," said Schaper.
The motion stated that "the low '
percentage of students voting in
SGC elections reflects their lack of
support' of SGC as a tool of the
About 5,000 students, an esti-
mated 15 per cent, voted on the
referendum. The measure passed
by less than 1,000 votes.
In addition, the motion said that
the individual student's support of
SGC should not be a "duty or ob-
ligation" but a matter of choice.
SGC's power should not "be in
disproportion to the degree of stu-
dent support" according to the
motion. "We feel that a voluntar-
ily-funded SGC would be more re-
sponsive tool of the student will,
Other universities try to avoid
registration blues, red tape
By JUDY RUSKIN
It's your third hour standing in the drop-add
line and your No. 2 pencil has just broken in the
middle of filling out your computer form. It
slowly begins to dawn on you that there must be
a better way of getting into that course you
Although the University has not yet found the
perfect method for course selections, other
schools have begun to come close, particularly
20 years, a spokesperson said that Yale adopted
it only last fall.
Students at Yale previously registered for
courses in April for the following fall term.
However, according to the Office of the Registrar,
registration offices were swamped with students
attempting to change their schedules. The new
system instituted to eliminate last minute course
changes has been reported working excellently.
The Harvard/Yale program has practically
eliminated the nrohlem of closed courses. Ac-
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