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[hursday, October 9, 1973


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axes plan
to boost
gas rates
(Continued from Page 1)
goes o u t s i d e the producing
states would be allowed to rise
But despite such a sharp in-
crease in well prices, the hikes
at the consumer level would
take up to 10 years to be felt
and the impact would not be
nearly so severe.
THIS IS because on the aver-
age only about 17 per cent of
the consumer gas bill repre-
sents the cost of gas at the well.
The remainder is for distribu-
tion. And those homes and fac-
tories now receiving natural gas
at a low price would continue
at that price until current con-
tracts-averaging about 10 years
To attend Commence-
ment, you must order a
cap and gown, by Nov.14
university cellar.

207 E. Liberty


'U' residents, interns
may picket hospitals
Interns and residents of the University Medical Center may
begin picketing local hospitals if their three-month-long contract
dispute is not solved within approximately two weeks.l
However, members of the interns' and residents' union -
the House Officers Association (HOA) - have fresh hopes for
gaining a settlement soon.
ERIC HODEEN of the HOA said last week's bargaining ses-
sion was one of the most productive the parties have held.
"It was a good meeting," he said. "We were pleased with thet
progress. We got down to discussing individual items, and that's
the first time we've been able to do that."
While union members see possibilities for a quick settlement,
they expect some sort of job action if the talks reach an impasse.1
"IT DEPENDS entirely on which way the negotiations go,"'
Hodeen said. "If things keep moving, it won't come about." a
The union officers are forbidden by state law to direct their
members to picket or stage any work slowdown. Any job action
"would have to be a spontaneous movement" by the rank-and-
file members, Hodeen said. "I can't tell anyone else to go out
there," he added.
Hodeen explained that a job action deadline must be deter-
mined by a vote of the union membership.
Professors 'borrow'
books permanently
(Continued from Page 1) library cards of faculty with
Based on information and re- overdue books.
commendations in the report, "We'd been thinking about a
vice-president for academic new system. The faculty prob-
affairs Allan Smith and the lem tipped the scale," Davis
Senate Advisory Committee on said.
University Affairs, a group of The acting director Downes
faculty representatifes, agreed said he doubts any professors in-
in 1973 to adopt the policy on tend to steal the books they
withdrawal of borrowing privi- have not returned. He rejected
leges. the possibility that any profes-
IMPLICIT in the new policy sor would be subject tolegal
was the decision not to impose action even though they are
overdue fines on the faculty. technically state employes and
Davis, the circulation director, the books state property.
explained, "The faculty never "The academic environment
pay fines. It's just one of thos.e has so many understandings and
rights that are so old that no- implicit agreements, that you
body even questioned it." couldn't go outside them. The
The library, though, was able value of these ideals and the
to implement the plan only this concept of self-goverance is
year because of a new comput- more important than the value
erized circulation system that of some books," Downes re-
can now reject automatically the marked.
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Hearst kidnaped to
release prisoners
(Continued from Page 1) of the passage were quoted in
The meeting started at about an FBI inventory released Fri-
10:30 a.m. It included prosecu- day. But the newspaper quoted
tors from San Francisco, Los this portion, which the SLA ap-
Angeles, Alameda and Sacra- parently wrote after the kid-
mento counties. naping:
The newspaper said authori- "WOULD THE ruling class
ties believe the SLA manuscript risk revealing the extent of
to be the work of several auth- their influence in order to save
ors, perhaps collaborating on a one of their members?
new SLA manifesto. The docu- "Our demand for a good
ments make several references faith gesture showed us clearly
to imprisoned SLA members that Randolph Hearst couldn't
Russell Little and Joseph Rem- even meet the simple demands
iro. in order to get his daughter
"WE DIDN'T have any doubt back, that he tried to create a
that the Hearst family could ar- public image of himself as weak
range for a release of Osceola and ineffectual, just a cut above
Little and Bo Remiro, but we the average citizens.
needed to know whether the l"Hearst offered a few crumbs
pressure of their daughter's of food to some of California's
kidnaping would be enough to poor people and expected every-
put this power into operation," one to sympathize with him. Ac-
said one passage of the manu- tually, he had decided to gam-
script, ble with his daughter's life in
"We were fucking pissed off an attempt to keep the mass of
that the pigs had our two bro- people ignorant of- his total
thers and we all made a com- wealth and power."
mitment at that time to come THE DOCUMENTS were re-
back strong," said the docu- ferring to the $2 million People
ment. "One of the objectives of In Need food program Hearst
the kidnaping was to test how set up shortly after the kidnap-
much bargaining power we ing in response to SLA de-
needed to get our comrades re- mands for food for the poor.
leased." On Feb. 21, 1974, an SLA
Little and Remiro were ar- communique dismissed the pro-
rested near the SLA's Concord, gram as "a few crumbs" and
Calif., hideout Jan. 10, 1974, and demanded an additional $4 mil-
were convicted of murdering lion in food for the poor, as a
Oakland Schools Supt. Marcus precondition for negatiating
Foster on Nov. 6, 1973. They Hearst's release.
have been transferred to Los Hearst said he couldn't meet
Angeles to await trial on char- the additional $4 million de-
ges stemming from a later mand. But Charles Gould, then
shootout in Concord. San Francisco Examiner pub-
THE EXAMINER said the lisher, said the Hearst Corp.
documents covered 175 to 200 would pay the money if Patty
pages and range from intellec- were released unharmed.
tual statements of revolutionary THE EXAMINER story said
philosophy to coarse indict- the SLA never demanded the
ments of the ruling class. In- release of Remiro and Little
cluded were some personal his- "because the food program had
tories of several SLA members demonstrated t h a t Hearst
and accounts of some major wouldn't comply.
SLA actions, the newspaper "Onen of our main objectives
said. was to expose Randolph and
One section covered the Feb. Catherine Hearst as ruling class
4, 1974 kidnaping of Hearst from enemies and force them to re-
her Berkeley apartment and distribute a part of the wealth
events that followed. they had robbed from the peo-
Only the first two sentences ple."
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