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Vol. LXXXVI, No. 12

Ann Arbor, Michigan-Wednesday, September 22, 1976

Ten Cents

Ten Pages

Q and A
Want a chance to sit down with some other
students and grill a presidential candidate on the
issues and his campaign? No, it's too late to get
in on the President Ford question and answer ques-
tion, but MSA President Calvin Luker is looking
for prospective interviewers when Communist Par-
ty presidential candidate Gus Hall comes to cam-
pus Friday. If you'd like .to try for a spot in the
session, call Luker at MSA headquarters, 763-3241.
Happenings . .
Begin at noon with a discussion on cam-
pus issues, led by Elizabeth Davenport, at the
Wesley Foundation, 602 E. Huron. Likely topics
will include the financial crisis, affirmative ac-
tion, and careers ... a slide and tape show de-
scribing the University Library program will be
given in the Multipurpose room of the UGLI
at 2, 3, 4, 7 and 8 p.m. ... a mass meeting for
the UM Flyers begins at 7 p.m. in the Union's
Kuenzel Rm. ... a seminar on Washtenaw Coun-
ty politics is at 7 p.m. in the frat at 620 S. State
... Peter Fleming lectures on "Politics, Religion
and Therapy: They're Not Incompatible," at 7
p.m. in Greene Lounge at East Quad ... Educa-
tion School Dean Wilbur Cohen discusses "My Ob-
servations of China" in Whitney Aud. at the School
of Education at 7:30 ... WCBN holds a mass meet-
ing for broadcasters at 7:30 in the basement lobby
of the Student Activities Bldg. ... Prof. Marvin
Zelen of the State University of New York speaks
on the controversy over screening for breast can-
cer, at 7:45 at Weber's Inn, Jackson Rd. ... The
first meeting of a six-part introduction to the
thought of Carl Jung is at 8 p.m. in Canterbury
House, Catherine and Division ... and the Stilyagi
Air Corps, the campus science fiction group, wel-
comes new members and the cur'.' in Rm. 4203
of the Union at 8 p.m.
Roy Butler went over to his fiancee's house
to help her prepare for their wedding, but now
the whole thing has been called off. Roy, of Shef-
field, England, made the mistake of going to a
stag party first. Then, on the way to bride-to-be
Althea Higson's home, he dropped the wedding
cake on her front lawn. But his biggest mistake
came in the shouting match that followed, when
he dropped Althea's mother with a quick right
cross to the jaw. Althea promptly dropped him.
She said saidthe wedding was offhand she never
wanted to see Roy again. "If he had hit me in-
stead of my mother, I probably would have mar-
ried him all the same," Althea muttered, "but
I'm not having any man hitting my mum."
On the inside ,*. *
The demonstrations against President Ford (and
lack thereof) at Crisler Arena last week are the
subject of an article by Daily Executive Editor
Tim Schick for the Editorial Page ... Stephen
Pickover and Michael Jones describe the city's
new experimental theater for Arts ... and Sports
tells you how Michigan and Ohio State (among
others) fared in the latest AP college football poll.
On the outside *..
October weather seems to be upon us, as yes-
terday's skies and temperatures seemed to indi-
cate. Today should be mostly sunny, with a high
near 60 and winds from the west and northwest
at 10-15 m.p.h.

Speed r(
Effective Reading Systems, Inc., the speed
reading company currently recruiting students
here to enroll in its classes, may be slapped
with a lawsuit by Evelyn Wood Reading Dynam-
Lani Sussman, director of group sales for
Evelyn Wood in Michigan, said the suit is be-
ing filed because Effective Reading's advertis-
ing "is practically identical" to Evelyn Wood's.
"AND THEIR SUPPLIES are identical," said
Sussman added that only one of Effective
Reading's employes ever taught for Evelyn
This contradicts advertising that has circulated
the campus claiming that the firm is "A com-
pany of former Evelyn Wood Reading Dynam-
ics' Instructors."

a ding firm
but said the individual in question was with "THERE'S N
Evelyn Wood for just two days. enterprise syste

vOTHING WRONG with the free
im," she added, "but it's the

But Michael Milstein, instructor and share
holder at Effective Reading, said he worked
for Evelyn Wood for "quite some time before
starting at Effective Reading, and that "all of
our instructors are former Evelyn Wood em-
lIe added that Effective Reading is,. in turn,
filing a counter-suit against Evelyn Wood.
"MRS. SUSSMAN has libeled and slandered
us," he said. "If our advertising is the same
as theirs, how come ours is copyrighted?"
Sussman said she had been contacted by
one of Effective Reading's attorneys.
"He told me to keep my mouth sht, in so
many words," she said. "He said that I was
interfering in their rights of free enterprise."

way they go about it."
According to Sussman the attorney was a
"copyright attorney," who came to Evelyn Wood
to "check out our copyrighted things so that
they could use them."
Milstein argues that Evelyn Wood is sim-
ply "out to wreck our credibility," and claims
Sussman has called several newspapers to in.
form them about Effective Reading.
BUT SUSSMAN SAID the Eastern Michigan
University (EMU) student newspaper, The East-
ern Echo, in fact called her to inquire about
the credibility of the company. "EMU called
-me several times," she said.
Although Effective Reading Systems claims to
have locations in five major cities, a check of

their phone numbers in Dallas, Chicago, Los
Angeles, New York, and Detroit revealed only
answering services.
Milstein explained the lack of offices as a
wish of the company to keep costs down. "We
didn't need to take blood from the students by
having a big overhead," he said. "But we will
have offices in Detroit in the next two or three
existence for only eight months, they claim that
"college professors, teachers, businesspersons,
artists, attorneys, engineers, M.D.'s etc." have
taken their course. And Milstein claims their
readi g service will be "world wide pretty


majority rule

Crowd to rate.
the candidates
A new development in the Michigan Band-Communist Par-
ty saga emerged yesterday with the announcement that this
Saturday's band performance will include an "applause meter"
rating of crowd support for Communist Party presidential can-
didate Gus Hall.
Not only Hall will be rated by crowd applause, but Presi-
dent Ford and Jimmy Carter as well. After the band performs
a series of skits and songs focusing on the presidential elec-
tion, a group of band members will form an applause meter.
When the crowd cheers for each candidate, the drum major
will direct the "meter needle" to move accordingly.
REGARDING THE INCLUSION of Hall's name in the per-

ee READING, Page 7
to vote
By AP and Reuter
SALISBURY, Rhodesia - Sec-
retary of State Henry Kissinger
was reported yesterday to be
carrying the word to black Afri-
can leaders that Prime Minister
Ian Smith has accepted the prin-
ciple of rule by Rhodesia's black
majority within 18 months to two
Smith spent 31 hours outlining
to his cabinet the proposals of-
fered to him at his Sunday meet-
ing with Kissinger. Smith said
the cabinet would study the plan
before deciding on its position
"I HAVE suggested we sleep
on it, even dream about it, and
come back tomorrow and have
a clearer concept," Smith said
after the meeting. "That's all
that matters. We are dealing
with the lives of people.
"You cannot accept big pro-
posals in a rush. We are going
to take our time."
He added that the final de-
cision to accept or reject would
emerge after a scheduled brief-
ing tomorrow of the Rhodesian
Front parliamentary caucus-50
members of the 66-member par-
BESIDES A commitment to
black majority rule within two
years, the British-American plan
put before Smith calls for a
constitutional conference in Ge-
neva; the broadening of the
Rhodesian cabinet to include
black nationalists, and a $2-bil-
lion fund financed by the United
States, Britain, South Africa and
other nations to compensate
whites who leave Rhodesia and

With a strike deadline only
two weeks away, the Michigan
Student Assembly (MSA) last
night unanimously approved a
resolution to support the de-
mands of the Graduate Em-
ployes Organization (GEO) and
to urge all students, faculty
and administrators to comply
with the GEO to bring about
"better relations and further
educational quality."
MSA Vice-president Amy
Blumenthal also stated that the
MSA would support any peti-
tions circulated on campus to
have these demands met.
MSA opened its meeting last
night with a heated discussion
on the influence of Title IX in
the annointment of a man or a
woman to an opening on the
Board in Control of Intercolle-
giate Athletics.
Title IX refers to a series of
guidelines set forth by the De-
partment of Health Education
See MSA, Page 7

formance, Band Director
George Cavender said last
night, "We just thought we'd
have a little fun with it. We're
not ridiculing anybody. We just
want to see where the meter
Cavender said the election
theme was conceived last
spring, and that the idea has
been used by the band in other
presidential election years. He
said the Hall addition was made
in the past week.
This weekend will culminate
a series of events which have
thrown Cavender and the band
into a controversial light. The
band's performance for Presi-
dent Ford's campus appearance
last week generated a suit by
the Young Workers Liberation
League. The suit, filed by
League attorney Alan Kaufman,
seeks to compel 25-30 members
of the band to play for Hall's
apnearance at Hill Auditorium
this Friday evening.
YESTERDAY the League
charged the University with
"blatant inconsistency in its
various statements trying to jus-
tify why it provided services
for Gerald Ford while denying
the same services to Gus Hall."
Kaufman last week filed a
"motion for immediate consid-
eration," along with the suit, to
the Michigan Court of Appeals.
Such a motion is made when ac-
tion on the suit must be taken
before a definite date. The court
See FOOTBALL, Page 2

Tanzanian President
arrival yesterday at1
to discuss Rhodesian
secretary's progress

AP Photo
Julius Nyerere (left) greets Secretary of State Henry Kissinger on his
the state house in Dar Es Salaam. Kissinger met with the black ruler
Prime Minister Ian Smith's acceptance of a black rule plan and the
in talks with other sout h african white leaders.

Ford campaign records
placed under subpoena

By AP and Reuter
Watergate special - prosecutor
Charles Ruff, has subpoenaed
records of Republican commit-
tees in President Ford's home-
town and of a maritime union
that made the largest single
contribution to Ford's 1972 con-
gressional campaign.
Officials of the Kent County
GOP said yesterday that records
of two county Republican com-
mittees going back to 1964 were
subpoenaed last month, just after
Ford won the GOP nomination,
and had been checked by FBI
agents acting for the special
prosecutor's office.
MEANWHILE, Justice De-
partment sources in Washington
said campaign contribution rec-
ords of the Marine Engineers
Beneficial Association dating
back to 1964 alsochad been sub-
poenaed. Records indicate the
maritime union contributed $7,-
500 to Ford's 1972 campaign,

the largest single contribution
his campaign collected.
At the White House, Press
Secretary Ron Nessen said: "We
don't know anything that the
special prosecutor or the Justice
Department is dci'g" in the
"I see no evidence that I'm
aware of that the President is
under investigation," Nessen
said. "Nobody has said he is."
A SPOKESMAN for Ford's
presidential campaign commit-
tee said none of its records had
been subpoenaed.
The subpoenas were first re-
ported yesterday by the Wall
Street Journal. Jesse Calhoon,
president of the marine union,
said that disclosure of what was
involved in the investigation
would "put me right in the
middleof thernational election,"
the Journal reported.
Calhoon could not be reached
yesterday for further comment.
THE WAGES of American

merchant seamen are paid in
part by subsidies controlled by
In another matter a former
lobbyist for U.S. Steel, and now
vice-president of the company,

Quick settlement in
aut o kstrike ulikl
From Wire Service Reports
DETROIT - A quick end to the nationwide strike against Ford
Motor Co. is unlikely, but a source involved in the negotiations
said yesterday that some compromise on key issues should come
this week.
The source said neither side has altered its official stand on
any of several issues which triggered a strike by 170,000 workers
in 22 states at 12:01 a.m., Sept. 15. But both sides have indicated
they are "more open" to compromise, the source said after the
two sides recessed for lunch after a two-hour morning bargain-

ing session.

Prohibition candidate Bubar
preaches moral government
Another presidential candidate rolled into town earlier this
week, though few people may have noticed. There were no big-wig
airport receptions, no serenading marching band, and no demon-
strations. With little fanfare Benjamin Bubar, standard-bearer for
the Prohibition party, had arrived.
Bubar, a genial garrulous native of Maine, has quietly pressed

"IT WILL take many, many
days for the pieces to fall into
place," the source said. "There
should be some major move-
ment on disputed issues within
the next couple of days, but
we're still far from a settle-
The United Auto Workers
said yesterday it was calling
out on strike 1500 workers of
Local 245 at the Ford Motor
Company's engineering center
in Dearborn in an apparent at-
tempt to bring added pressure
on the firm to settle the walk-
The workers had been order-
ed to stay on the job during the


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