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Vol. LXXX III, No. 73 Ann Arbor, Michigan-Tuesday, December 5, 1972 Ten Cents

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'LAST CHANCE' COMPROMISE

City

Council

passes

ward

plan

Masterful inactivity
The LSA faculty reached new heights inactivity yesterday
when, after an hour and a half of discussion, they failed to keep
their quorum and adjourned. Maintaining a three month tradi-
tion, the faculty was unable to take a vote on a proposal to allow
students to gain up to 60 hours of credit without attending classes
by passing an exam. In other "action" the LSA Joint Student-
Faculty Committee presented a proposal on grading reform
which may ble voted on in a later meeting if anyone shows up.
Study, study, study
For those of you trying to make up all the work you didn't
do this term, there is good news. The UGLI will be open extra
hours during Study and Examination days. Starting Thursday,
Dec. 14 the library will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 a.m.
Good luck.
Dope notes
Fifty pounds of hashish was found by customs officials yes-
terday hidden in secret compartments of cages holding two
Himalayan bears on their way to California from Napal. Four
people were arrested and one bear shot. Meanwhile, a con-
gressional panel concluded after an 18-month intensive study
that excessive use of sleeping pills and tranquilizers constitutes
a major national health problem leading to violence and death.
They urge stricter Federal controls.
Happenings .. .
We could only find two items in our file today. The Oceano-
logical Society will show a color film entitled The World of
Jaques Cousteau at their 7:30 meeting at room 1040 in the
School of Natural Resources. It's free . . . The School of Music
Recital Hall will hold a student recital of piano chamber music
at 5:00 p.m. Also free . . . If anything else of interest is hap-
pening let us know.
Another revolution
Strongman Gen. Oswaldo Lopez Arellano took power in Hon-
duras yesterday after that country's 137th revolution in 151 years,
ousting civilian President Ramon Ernesto Cruz in a bloodless
military coup and placing him under house arrest. A communique
broadcast by, the Defense Council in Tegucigalpa, the Tonduran
capital, accused Cruz of plunging Honduras-an impoverished
"Banana Republic" whose economy is based on vast banana
plantations set up by U. S. companies - into economic chaos.
Rumsfeld appointed
Donald Rumsfeld, now head of the Cost of Living Council,
was nominated by President Nixon for thejob which the Presi-
dent was said to regard as "one of the most important diplo-
matic posts in Europe." Rumsfeld, 40, a handsome and person-
able former Illinois congressman, has had no previous diplo-
matic experience. Rumsfeld will get the title of ambassador in
the NATO post where he replaces David Kennedy, former
Secretary of the Treasury and roving emissary for Nixon in the
international economic field.
Pentagon phones
The largest office building in the world-The Pentagon, with
28,000 employes-was without normal telephone service for 22
minutes yesterday. But the Defense Department headquarters
on the shore of the Potomac River across from downtown Wash-
ington did not lose its so-called "secure lines" providing links to
military installations, a spokesman said. And the Washington-
Moscow "hot line" did not cease functioning, the Pentagon of-
ficial added. "We still don't know what caused thestrouble,"
spokesman John McGuire said after the problem was cleared
up. "It takes some time to go into all those black boxes and
figure out what happened."
X-rated motel
Guests at Cleveland's Hillcrest Motel who tune in to catch
the late movie won't have to settle for a B-flick from the 1940s.
Motel owner Owen Kilbane has set up a closed circuit television
system that features X-rated movies six times a day through
the week and three times on Sundays. Kilbane, 25, bought the
Hillcrest six months ago and began his new programming this
weekend.

Approval given for changes

'in Model Cities organizati
By GORDON ATCHESON courts. "I'm sure the ward boun- Clerk Harol
and DEBRA THAL daries will go to court," comment- plan is uphe
Following an eleventh hour com- ed David Foulke, Republican mem- be no delay
promise, the Human Rights Party ber on the commission. Observers But were th
and Democratic Party joined forces say there is little chance any court might not h
last night to ram a new ward will overturn The Last Chance June or July
boundary plan through City Coun- Plan, however, since it has coun- Following
cil. cils' approval. dispute, cou
Council also passed a controver- "I will at least begin to draft ginning ofa
sial resolution which will effect the new ward boundaries contin- legislation th,
major organizational changes in gent on court action," said City See CO
Ann Arbor's Model Cities program.
It further passed on first reading
an ordinance which would place
Model Cities under the supervisionot yAoissenger,
The new ward system-dubbed
the Last Chance Plan - passed
council by a 6-5 vote with all Demo-
crats and HRP council members
voting against.
An HRP - Democratic coalition By AP and Reuters
drew up the plan last weekend in Henry Kissinger and Le Duc Tho of North V
a desperation attempt to prevent terday for a total of five hours, opening what alle
passage of the Republican "Green round of secret talks before a Vietnam cease-fii
Plan." The Republican council- A restricted morning session of President Nix
members did not learn of the Last aierid oras sessbyn furerdtwo
Chance Plan until- last night's;adviser and Tho was followed by a further two
meeting. noon meeting in which the full delegations -
The Last Chance Plan purported- both sides - joined Kissinger and Tho at a nev
ly provides no "sure" wards for The Florida White House said the talks willc
any political party. The plan The complete news blackout that has been
seems to favor HRP in one ward, Kissinger's 21 previous meetings with the Han

On
d Saunders. "If the
ld in court, there will
s in April's elections.
e plan thrown out we
ave the elections until
ly," he added.
the ward boundary
ncil took up the be-
a massive amount. of
iat must be passed be-
)UNCIL, Page 8
Tho
taltics
ietnam met twice yes-
egedly will be the final
re is signed.
ixon' s national security
and a half hour after-
about 10 officials on
w rendezvous.
continue today.
n imposed throughout
noi Politburo member

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Don't bug ine
Vice President Spiro Agnew tells reporters he doesn't have time to answer their questions as he leaves
the Republican Governors Conference in Scottsdale, Ariz., yesterday. Agnew spoke with the governors
during a closed-door breakfast in the morning and left immediately after for Washington.
OCAL HEARINGS SET:
Supr~eme Court to- act

on

Conn.

tuition case

the Republicans in anotheran
theRemubcainsinthreeardshe'cldand other Hanoi negotiators continued in force.
te to eihr o threeparedsaccourd The North Vietnamese chose the luxury villa of a French indus-
ing to many observers, c trialist at Sainte Gemme, about 20 miles west of Paris, as the latest
Councilmember Norris Thomas negotiating site.
(D-First Ward) moved the Last Administration sources in Washington say the talks are moving
Chance Plan as an amendment to to a climax. It has been disclosed that the Saigon administration has
the Green Plan. The Green Plan, issued a directive to senior officials to prepare for a cease-fire.
approved by council last week, Saigon's chief administrator at the four power Paris peace talks,
favored the Republicans in three Ambassador Pham Dang Lam, repeated yesterday that two questions
wards and HRP in the remaining Saigon considers crucial remain to be settled:
student wards. -Agreement by North Vietnam to pull out what Saigon says are
Republicans charged the Last 300,000 troops from the South,
Chance Plan was unacceptable be -A clear definition of the role and function of the proposed Na-
to t WadrBoundaries ubmis- tional Council for Reconciliation and Concord that would be set up
to t e W r o n ais C m i-sion for approval, after a cease-fire.
Steve Nissen, chairman of the Lam said South Vietnam cannot accept the proposed national
Ward Boundaries Commission and council being described as "a power or governmental structure"
an HRP member, worked out the which, he noted is how the present Vietnamese text of the draft agree-
Last Chance Plan with Theodore ment has it.
Beals, a Democrat on the Com- He said the council should clearly be charged only with the func-
n mission. They began working Sat- tion of holding future elections.
e urday and completed the details Observers noted, however, that Lam did not say that Saigon
g of the plan just hours before last would reject the allegedly imminent ceasefire agreement.
to Beals. There is no indication that North Vietnam is willing to go beyond
Democratic and HRP members an unwritten pledge to pull back some of its troops.
e of the Ward Boundary Commission Meanwhile, South Vietnam's National Security Council met twice
h had originally reached a compro- with President Nguyen Van Thieu yesterday in Saigon to consider
e mise on the so-called "Black Plan." the latest United States Proposals for a settlement of the Vietnam war.
o The Black Plan, however, failed In another development, the U. S. Command reported American
to receive the support of Demo-iserviceman strength dropped to 25,000 in Vietnam,. less than the tar-
ry'cratic councilmembers Robert Fa- 1 get of 27,000 by Dec. 1 'set by President Nixon.
"ber (D-Second Ward) and Nelson U. S. spokesmen did not attach any importance to the drop. Said
nMeade (D-Third Ward) and Mayorfo ne: "We just went below it. There is no particular reason."
-Robert Harris at last weeks coun- He added that it was possible U. S. troop strength might show
:odl meeting.,
The Republicans made several a gain in next Monday's reporting period because of troop replace-
politicalmaneuvers to prevent ments and other reporting factors.

By AP and UPI
The Supreme Court agreed yes-
terday to rule on higher tuition
rates for out-of-state college stu-
dents-an issue that could have
heavy impact on fees paid by all
students at state-supported col-
leges.
The case, accepted for review
next spring, comes from Con-

necticut. There a' three-judge
court held students who had set
up permanent residence could not
be charged the higher fees for
the full length of their academic
careers.
Possibly riding on the outcome
is the $200 million to $400 million
collected by the states in non-
resident tuition each year. If the

justices agree
Hartford, all
colleges may
higher tuition.

with the panel ir
students in state
wind up paying

Free school seeks
Lloyd lounge home

By SUE TRETHEWAY and
JUDITH NEWMAN
"You can learn from anyone,
anything, anywhere," says John
Butler, founder and one of four
teachers at the Pass-it-on-Freedom
School.

On the inside.
The new Byrds album
are reviewed by Harry Ha]
the Editorial Page featur
life by William O'Neill ...;
basketball game are on the
The weather ji
Today's weather will be
excuse this year to skip cla
Watch," according to UPI,
accumulate changing to ra
perature will reach 36 and+
best bet is to stay inside.

Since the free school's inception
this summer, Butler and his fel-
low teachers have made a philo-
sophical point of taking their 11
and the new one by Al Kooper students, aged five to 12, out into
mmitt are on the Arts Page . . . the community each day.
es a nostalgic look at campus For the past two weeks teachers
and all the details of last night's and students have been forced to
xSports Page. ;follow this theory of learning to
a tee. Lacking a suitable building
in which to meet and hold classes,
)iture they meet at 9 a.m. at such
genuinely miserable - the best places as Mark's Coffee House
asses. There is a "Winter Storm or the Union and break into groups
and several inches of snow will to explore the community.
in later in the afternoon. Tem- A permanent home is the one
dip to 29 in the evening. You're state requirement the school lacks
for accredition. With both quali-,
fied teachers and a curriculum ap-
proved by the Ann Arbor School
STUDENT GRADERS

District, they are desperately
se=rching a suitable building to
achieve accredited status and have'
inquired about the use of Alice
Lloyd Hall's Klein Lounge.
But although Lloyd's government
has approved the plan, University
officials have proved a stumbling
block so far.
A meeting between the free
school directors and University
housing officials yesterday was ex-
pected to decide the issue, but
Vice President for Student Services
H-enry Johnson told the school's
supportershe had no authority to
rule on the plan.
Johnson said the proposal will be
discussed at a meeting of the Uni-
versity executive officers a week'
from Thursday.
In the meantime, the school faces
a crisis situation, since its stu-
dents have been declared truant.
Early efforts at finding a home
for the free school began in
August at the Memorial Christian
Church.
"We planned to move into the
church," stated Martha Wade,
mother of one student, "but one'
week before school was to start in
September, the church board re-
fused us, saying that some mem-
bers didn't approve of free schools
as the means of changing the edu-
cational process."
Failure to find another building
led them to meet in basements
belonging to students and sympa-
thetic friends until Friends of
Sostis offered daytimeruse of a
b'ilding owned by Solstis, a free
form school at 706 Oakland. Butler

Meanwhile oral arguments ar
scheduled to beginnext week it
a class action suit against the
University of Michigan which
seeks to eliminate out-of-state
tuition for students registered t
vote in Michigan.
The suit, filed by six University
students, contends students whc
are registered voters in Michigan
should not be considered out-of
state residents and be required t
pay higher tuition.
If the suit is decided agains
the University, it could cost then
$12 million dollars in lost fees. I1
could also affect all state col
leges and universities whicf
charge higher tuition rates fo
non-residents.
Arguments in the case wer
slated forDec. 14th in WashtenaA
County Circuit Court.
Of the complaintants in th
University suit, five are marrie
men studying law at the gradu
ate level. The sixth, Caryn Miller
is an undergraduate student.
They are natives of states a
far away as California, but say
they have chosen to becom(
Michigan residents and are in n
way dependent on their parents.
The Connecticut tuition system
on which the Supreme Court wil
rule was challenged by two stu
dents. One married a Universit
of Connecticut student and move
into the state from California
The second was a graduate stu
dent who moved from Ohio.
The fees, established by th
state legislature last year, alloy
localresidents to attend the uni
versity at Storrs for $175 a year
but charge out-of-state student
$975.
The three-judge court in Har
ford, in striking down the system
last June, said that even ifr
higher tuition is reasonable at th
start it is wrong to charge thi
higher rate throughout the stu
dent's academic career.
Connecticut appealed. It tol
the Supreme Court the Constitug
tion gives states "a wide rang(
of discretion in enacting law:
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passage of the Last Chance Plan.
Councilmember John McCormick~
(R-Fifth Ward) moved to defer a
vote on the plan charging "The
Last Chance Plan amendment to
the Green Plan causes significant
changes in the ordinance."
After lengthy and often heated
debate, the motion was defeated
6-5. The vote was along partisan
lines with the Republicans casting
the five affirmative votes.
The Republicans are expected to
appeal council's decision to the

The latest official U. S. strength summary gave the breakdown:
Army 14,600, Air Force 8,000, Navy 1,600, Marines 1,200and Coast
Guard 100. This does not include the 100,000 men stationed at air bases
in Thailand and on warships of the 7th Fleet.
At the same time Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-Mass.) said yesterday
in Washington that South Vietnamese refugees have increased at an
alarming pace since presidential adviser Henry Kissinger's "Peace
is at hand" statement on Oct. 26.
Kennedy, who headsthe Senate Judiciary Subcommittee 'on
refugees, said in a statement that the four weeks since the Kissinger
statement civilian war victims by official count total some 72,300, a
daily average of nearly 2,600 and a weekly average of more than
18,000.

'They sure
play a mean
pinball'
By DAVID GROSSMAN
A conglomeration of b e 11 s,
buzzers and flashing lights pierce
the hazy smoke filled room. One
unyielding face is focused in in-
tense concentration on a box of
disguised relays and solenoids.
An awe inspired audience is
crowded silently around the cen-
ter of fusion as if witness to
some clanestine ritual.
This tradition-pinball-is "as
American as baseball and hot
dogs," according to an in:crip-
tion on Gottliebs' "Sunshine," a
pinball machine of 1959 vintage
-only the second model nmade
to employ the use of flippers.
This machine among others
was used in the championship ~ K

Who marks your papers?

By RALPH VARTABEDIAN
Who graded the last paper you submitted in a
literary college course?
Was it your professor, a fourth year doctoral
candidate, a first year graduate student, or how
about an undergraduate senior? At the University,
all of these are possibilities.
As literary school classes grow larger, some

I know of no conceivable way I could read all the
papers myself."
When asked what class size justifies using a
grader, professors pegged the limit anywhere from
41 to 200 students.
The low figure was quoted by English Prof. Cecil
Eby and the high number by anthropology Prof.
Joseph Jorgensen.

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