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VA /\AXlI, No. 74

Ann Arbor, Michigan-Wednesday, December 6, 1972

Ten Cents

Ten Pages

if you see news happen call 76-DAILY
Rip this joint?
Like Lazarus from the. dead, Student Government Council's
Dope Cooperative proposal will be resurrected in the near future,
according to SGC politicos. To avoid legal difficulties, Margaret
Miller has suggested that SGC establish a separate, independent
nation on the corner of Catherine and State Streets, with abolish-
ed dope laws for the budding state. One wise student went a step
further and proposed the entire city of Ann Arbor be levitated to
the clouds, exempting it from earthbound regulations. Angered at
a Daily reporter's skepticism, he announced that The Michigan
Daily's building will be left behind. The press never has any fun!
A rose by other names
City Council Monday night approved the erection(?) of a
new restaurant on Stadium. Elsewhere in this nation-wide chain,
it is called Sambo's. However, after strenuous council objections
to what they called the racist implications, the' owners agreed
to change "their name. Despite extensive assurances as to the
decor, however, Council member Norris Thomas (Dem-First
Ward) insisted, "I still think those chairs are watermelon
Smoldering SAB
A significant fraction of the Ann Arbor Fire Department
responded to a report of smoke odor in the SAB yesterday aft-
ernoon. According to Russell Downing, University Fire Marshal,
the smell of smoke came from a wastebasket in which a fire
had started and burned out several days before. The building
was not evacuated, Downing said, because smoke odors often
result from burned-out fluorescent tubes.
Free West Quad
In one of the most hotly contested races of the decade, West
Quad members yesterday failed to elect a president to their
dorm's council. Four parties, including the Quorum Party, the
Joint Coalition and the "4 Q" party struggled with the electoral
system, which finally shattered when Al Zeller's insurgent Camp-
bell Filter Party took enough write-in votes to deny anyone a ma-
jority. Run-offs will be held Monday, and meanwhile, the Fil-
ter's keep fighting, pushing such-proposals as free ping pong
lessons, free rolling papers, free anarchy and free Al Zeller. The
quaddie air must do something to people.. ..
School kids trip on out
In one of the more extensive busing efforts of recent years, 16
children from Clonlara school, a private "experimental" school
here, are going by school bus down to an on-the-scene classroom
for a special lesson tomorrow: Watching Apollo 17 lift off from
Cape Kennedy. The bus, plus a parents' car pulling a borrowed
trailer, left over a week ago for stops in Kentucky, Alabama,
Georgia, and finally Florida. Parents and students have been
planning the trip for five months. Hmmph. The biggest elemen-
tary school field trip today remembers having taken was to the
state capital. Some people have all the luck.
Happenings .--
Several places inside to be on this bitter day. For start-
ers, try the Poli Sci coffee hour in 6602 Haven Hall, 3:30-5 pm
If journalism's more your thing, take in Ben Bagdikian, the
well-known media critic at 4 p.m. in Aud. C . . . Another coffee
hour, this one hosted by the Grads, will take place at 8 pm., in
Rackham's East Conference Room . . . Later, at 9 p.m., the
Jewish Cultural League is sponsoring a Chanukah (or Hannuka,
depending) party at Markley-the 4th floor Butler Lounge .
And, if you want a real change, attend the meeting of the LSA
Student Government (didn't know you had one, did you?) at 7
pm in the Union's Homer Heath Lounge.
Henry scores again
WASHINGTON - A worried administration received as-
surances that it's favorite son, Henry the K, has been busy doing
homework on the peace talks and not, he repeats, not, escorting
a mysterious blonde the America press reports him as escorting.
According to news sources, Kissinger "picked up" a blonde wo-
man in the Paris Latin quarter Monday and drove her back to
the residence of Jack Kubisch, acting U. S. ambassador, where
Henry is staying. Dear Henry denied all in a transatlantic phone
call to White House Press Secretary Ron Ziegler yesterday, and
asked Ziegler to "make the point that he (Kissinger) worked
well into the night" Monday. Worked well at what? We thinks
the gentleman doth protest too much.
Stamps, sexism and the Court
WASHINGTON-The Supreme Court agreed to hear several
cases as it went through the dockets on Monday. Among them
is a case involving a challenge to the Pittsburgh Press by the
National Organization for Women (NOW). The Press classifies
its want ads as "jobs-male interest" and "jobs-female interest,"
which seems, at least to NOW members, discriminatory. In an-
other case, the high Court has agreed to review a Congressional

attempt to prohibit distribution of food stamps to poor people
living in communes. The question is: Can food stamp assistance
be limited to those who are related? (related to whom, today
wants to know)
Approaching zero
NEW YORK-Zero population growth (ZPG) proponents, re-
joice! For the first time, the nation's fertility rate has dropped
below the "replacement" level of 2.1 children per family needed
to achieve zpg. If the 2.1 fertility rate were maintained for 70
years, the U. S. population level would stabilize at about 320
million (it is now about 209.3 million). The fertility rate decline
it attributed to a variety of factors, including the desire of
women for smaller families - or no family at all, the number
of working wives, more effective contraception, and the slowly-
liberalizing contraception laws.
Deadline nears
Remember the "folks who bring you Christmas" want your
packages mailed by Dec. 10 and your cards sent out by Dec.
15. There will be some nine billion pieces of holiday mail this
year, say postal officials. Don't let yours be last in line.
On the inside ...
Chris Parks comments on City Council's "last
chance" to peaceably (sort of) redraw Ann Arbor's boun-
daries, on the Editorial Page . . . Chuck Bloom compares



By AP and Reuters
PARIS-Peace talks between U. S. Presidential Adviser
Henry Kissinger and Hanoi's envoy Le Duc Tho were mys-
teriously adjourned yesterday as President Nixon issued fur-
ther instructions to his negotiator during the halt.
Neither the U. S. Embassy nor the North Vietnamese dele-
gation could offer any reason for the one-day break in the
talks, now believed to be in their final phase.
Kissinger and Tho, who held two meetings here Monday
in the renewed round of talks on a cease-fire agreement, will
hold their next meeting today, a U. S. official said.
There had been some speculation that yesterday's cancella-
tion might be a ruse to shake off the hordes of newsmen and
television crews hounding the secret meetings.
Eleven days ago d-ring the last'
round of Kissinger - Tho negotia-
tions, the North Vietnamese an-
nounced that the two men would N ewthead
not meet tthatay But they slip-
ped off to a suiburban site and
conferred for an hour.
Kissinger and Tho resumed ne- ._
gotiations Monday after a nine-day
recess. They met for a total of fiv
hours amid a complete news black-frotBuofialinWsngn1 H U
out. But officials in WashingtonfO rHD
said the talks are moving to a
climax. By AP and Reuters

Daily Photo by ROLFE TESSEM
Pullet-zer prize winner
Winner of a chicken eating contest, sponsored by Delta Gamma sorority yesterday, was Lisa Finklestaedt (third eater from the right).
She downed 46 pieces of chicken in 15 minutes. Each of the approximately 50 contestants had their own referee to keep track of the
quantity consumed.
Supre-e Court rulingproh1iits

The protracted Vietnam peace WASHINGTON-Preside
negotiations have known dramatic yesterday named James.
ups and downs, and observers did 45-year-old lawyer and t
not see yesterday's break as a sign pert, to be secretary of
that the talks had hit new snags. and urban development(
Prospects remained reasonably his new Cabinet.
good for an agreement on a cease- He also re-appointed Ro
fire, although not necessarily a ton as interior secretary.
durable peace, in the next few The White House, in a
days, they said.T W H ,

ent Nixon
Lynn, a
trade ex-
f housing
(HUD) in
gers Mor-

'bacchanalian revelries'

preme Court ruled 6-3 yesterday
that states can shut down bars
that feature nude dancing, sex
films or other forms of "bac-
chanalian revelries."
Justice William Rehnquist, in
a sexually explicit majority opin-
ion, said the First Amendment
freedom does not go beyond
books and movies to "gross sex-
uality" - real or simulated sex-
ual acts - in public.
Besides, he said, the 21st
Amendment in ending prohibition
gave the states broad controls
over the sale of liquor in bars
and night clubs.
The ruling came in a case from
Los Angeles where, officials said,
"acts of sexual intercourse, mas-
turbation, sodomy, bestiality, oral
copulation and flagellation" were
being passed off as "dancing"
and entertainment.
Justices William Douglas, Wil-

Liam Brennan Jr., and Thurgood
Marshall dissented while Chief
Justice Warren Burger and Jus-
tices Peter Stewart, Byron White,
Harry Blackmun and Lewis Pow-
ell Jr. supported Rehnquist.
The decision reverses a three-
judge federal court ruling of
April, 1971 which found the regu-
lations to be unconstitutional in
a suit brought by a group of bar
Rehnquist said customers in
California bars engaged in sex-
ual acts with women entertain-
ers and thattprostitution involv-
ing some of the dancers flourish-
Based on the evidence, he said
it was not irrational for s t a t e
liquor officials to conclude that
"the sale of liquor by the drink
and lewd or naked dancing and
entertainment should not t a k e
place simultaneously in bars and
cocktail lounges.."

He added that prostitution, in-
decent exposure to young girls
and rape flourished near Cali-
fornia bars and night clubs in
which "live entertainment" was
Marshall, in dissent, said even
if there was a link between sex-
related entertainment and sex
crimes "it would hardly justify
a broad-scale attack on First
Amendment freedoms."
He said there is not one word
in the history of the 21st Amend-
ment to indicate that Congress
meant to tamper in any way
with First Amendment ights.
Similarly, Brennan said "noth-
ing in the language or history of
the 21st Amendment authorizes
the states to use their liquor lic-
ensing power as a means for the
deliberate inhibition of protected,
even if distasteful, forms of ex-
The landmark ruling is likely

in bars
to have an impact reaching be-
yond California to bars and night-
clubs in all states that sell liquor
by the drink while displaying
real or simulated sexual acts.
Since the California regulations
upheld by the court specifically
prohibit the display of genitals,
authorities everywhere would ap-
pear to have a green light to ban
bottomless dancing.
The decision also established
a legal precedent because it sep-
arates sexual exhibitions in pub-
lic bars from movies and books
which are protectedby the First
Amendment from suppression by
officials unless they contain what
the court has defined to be ob-
As Rehnquist put the distinc-
tion: ". . . as the mode of ex-
pression moves to the printed
page to the commission of public
acts which may themselves vio-
late valid penal statutes, the
scope of permissible state regula-
tions significantly increases .. .
Reacting to the high C o u r t
decision, spokespersons for San
Francisco's topless - bottomless
night clubs predicted a wave of
censorship and court cases be-
cause of the ruling.
"The Department of Alcoholic
Beverage Control (ABC) is going
to end up being a censorship
board in every topless and bot-
tomless night club in California,"
said Dave Rosenberg, a repre-
sentative for six nude night clubs
along San Francisco's gaudy
The Court's decision allows the
California ABC to suspend or re-
voke a liquor license when of-
ficials conclude there is con-
duct "contrary to public wel-
fare or morals," he said.
"With the investment tied up on
on Broadway we would have to
go to court and fight it," Rosen-
berg said of any attempts to
implement the court ruling.
He maintained the bars he re-
presents feature only nude danc-
See HIGH, Page 10

Some observers thought the mys- the choice of Lynn, said the Presi-
tery break might be used to draft dent believes that the current ur-
new clarification clauses to be ban crisis can be overcome.
added to the basic nine-point agree- Nixon, during his second term,
ment reached between Kissinger expects the kind of dramatic prog-
and Tho during their round of talks C ress in domestic affairs that was

Student mood dismays Israelis

here in October.
Earlier yesterday, Tho and North
Vietnam's r e s i d e n t negotiator
Xuan Thuy conferred with Nguyen
Thi Binh, head of the Vietcong
delegation to the semi-public peace
talks, keeping her posted on the'
latest talks withethe U.S. Presi-
dential envoy.
Kissinger, who also keeps in
close contact with Saigon's chief
negotiator Pham Dang Lam after
every secret session with the North
Vietnamese, conferred with his
chief aides. He was not seen to
leave the U.S. residence where he
stays in Paris.
In Washington, White House
Press Secretary Ronald Ziegler1
said Nixon was also in frequent
touch with Kissinger by cable.
In other Indochina developments
yesterday, Viet Cong main force
and guerrilla units are under or-
ders to continue fighting if the
United States signs a separate
cease-fire agreement with Hanoi
and the Saigon government refuses
to go along, captured documents
"Listen regularly to both friendly
and enemy broadcasts," these
documents advise the Viet Cong,
"If the Americans announce cease-
fire and the puppet government
does not, friendly forces are to
continue fighting."
Meanwhile, in Saigon, Sen. Char-
les Percy (R-Ill.) said South Viet-
nam had been made aware of the
possibility of a cut in U.S. aid if
it refuses to accept a United States-
North Vietnamese peace agree-
He told reporters he had a full
discussion on the aid topic with
South Vietnamese Foreign Minister
Tran Van Lam Monday.
The meeting between the Foreign
Minister and Percy, which was also
attended by U.S. Ambassador Ells-
worth Bunker, was squeezed be-
tween two special sessions of South
See PARIS, Page 10

made in international affairs in his
first four years in office, the White
House said.
Sources also indicated that Com-
merce Secretary Peter Peterson
would be shifted to'fa new post as
overseer of international economic
The Washington Post and, the
New York Times reported- that
South Carolina textile manufacturer
Frederick Dent is being considered
for nomination to succeed Peter-
son as commerce secretary.
Lynn-the fourth new appoint-
ment in the President's Cabinet-
has been serving as under-secre-
tary of commerce, where he played
a leading role in negotiations with,
the Soviet Union on trade.
He will succeed George Romney,
who resigned after stating priv-
ately he felt he had not been given
enough administration support for
his program, which included ef-
forts to re-house the poor and re-
build decaying cities.
Lynn conceded he had no back-
ground in the housing field, but
said he was trying to learn as
much about the industry as pos-
A World War II Navy man,
Lynn was a corporation lawyer
until joining the Nixon administra-
tion in 1969, and served in the
government first as general coun-
sel and then as number two man in
the Commerce Department.
Nixon praised Lynn's "impres-
sive combination of youth and en-
ergy" and said his proven mana-
gerial abilities would accelerate
the "many strides" made at HUD
by Romney.
At a session with newsmen after
his selection, Lynn read a brief
statement saying, in part:
"The goal set forth in the housing
legislation for over 20 years has
been 'a decent home and a suit-
able living environment for every
American family.'
"Challenges' to make substantial
See NIXON, Page 10

Two Israeli emissaries left their
New York offices early this week
and unobtrusively checked into an
Ann Arbor hotel. Their mission:
Feel out sentiment towards Israel
on campus and open communica-
tion networks to students interested
in the country.
Exactly what did these Israeli
foreign agents discover? "Apathy,"
said Yaacov Levik, of the Israeli
Foreign Service. "Perhaps some-
thing closer to pacifism?" Shulamit
Bahat, of the nationwide Israeli
Student Organization, suggested.
"They are one and the same," said
Both seemed dismayed at the
lack of interest students displayed,
not only in Israel, but in world
affairs generally. They were par-
ticularly disheartened at the stu-
dent non-reaction to the killings at
Southern University.
"There is a feeling of who cares?
Let them live, let them die, it
makes no d if fe re n ce," Levi
As for Israel, the officials said
they found "more ignorance than
any real anti-Israel feeling," al-
though they did observe extremism
"here and there." Their purpose is
to try to change that.
"We are here to generate interest
'in Israel within the American uni-
versities, specifically by providing'
films and speakers, organizing con-
ferences, and getting interested
students-Israeli and American-in
touch with each other," Bahat ex-

Bahat and Levi's visit to Ann
Arbor lasted just one day, during
which they spoke with professors,
students, and the directors of'
Hillel. They admit there is littlej
they can accomplish on any one
campus other than making sug-
gestions and leaving behind trails
of information.
But they were impressed by the
University's Judaic Studies Pro-j
gram and at the variety and qual-
ity of other programs in the com-
munity at-large, particularly the
offerings of Hillel.
"Schools like this serve as ex-
amples. When we travel to schools
with judaic studies programs, we
can point out the success you have
had and say, 'see, it is working'
there,' " Levi said.
From Ann Arbor, the Israelis

will head for Kent State and Case
Western Reserve in Cleveland be-
fore returning to New York. Later
they expect to visit several schools
in the south.
Although they are not actively
recruiting, the Israelis try to en-
courage students to immigrate to
Israel. They believe student re-
sponse indicates Israel remains the
'"promised land" to many Jewish
"Here we advertised 'Israel
Now' and 500 people came, many
just seeking information. Many
American students have come to
live in Israel and most are quite
satisfied," Levi said.
"We say, come to Israel and we
will welcome you and live with
you and share with you. Come to

Cops get wrong number in suspect hunt

"We were all terrified," said one oc-
"We thought it was a robber or a
rapist", another said.
The only warning had been heavy
foot steps on the porch. It was 10:45
p.m. Monday night.
Suddenlynearly a dozen heavily-arm-
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"I can understand their difficulty in reading the street
number at night, but they could have checked it out a
little better before breaking the door down and coming
in with all those guns."
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the police action "a clear violation of
rights guaranteed by the Fourth
Amendment," which protects against un-
warranted search.
Goldstein said he may file charges
against both state and local police for
their actions in the raid.
Ann Arbor Police Chief Walter Krasny
refused to comment on any aspect of the
break-in, but said that "whatever the

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