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Vol. LXXXVI, No. 37

Ann Arbor, Michigan-Thursday, October 16, 1975

Ten Cents

Eight Pages


Naked came the swimmer
Margaret Bell Pool may have the best x-rated
swim show in town. During co-ed swim, the men
have been squeezing into very tight rented bathing
suits. The result? A lot of rips in the wrong places
on those unsexy, black nylon suits and a lot of
repair work for pool matron Gwen Carter. She
has posted the following letter at the pool: "Gen-
tlemen, Our bathing suits are not bikinis, so please
don't expect them to fit as such. Some men are
using suits that are too small and are ripping
them. Swallow your vanity, and take pity on me
as I have to repair them. Thanks." What's going
on between laps at the pool?.
Rosa Parks Blvd.?
You'd think Detroit would jump at the chance
to rename 12th Street after resident Rosa Parks,
proclaimed as the Mother of the Civil Rights Move-
ment. City Council received a petition last May
requesting the street be renamed Rosa Y. Parks
Boulevard, and so far it's still plain old 12th
Street. The hangup is a city rule which says only
the dead can be honored by a street name. Rosa
Parks was arrested and jailed in 1955 in Montgom-
ery, Ala., after she refused to give up her seat in
the white-only section of a city bus. The incident
touched off a boycott that resulted in national at-
tention for the civil rights movement and its lead-
er, Dr. Martin Luther King. This week, the Plan-
ning Commission submitted an entire new set of
rules for naming streets. Their proposal would
allow the use of names of the living.
Happenings ...
... tody are perfect for those who wish to ex-
pand their minds. At 3:30 p.m. a, lecture on elec-
tronic funds'transfers will be held in Hale Aud.
sponsored by the Marketing Club at the business
school . . . at 4:10 Pulitzer prize winning Poet
James Wright in the Pendleton room of the Un-
ion . . . at 7:30 Morris Halle will sneak on the
"Preliminaries to a Theory of Meter" in Lecture
Rm. 2 of the MLB. Enjoy.
Burton and Taylor
Elizabeth Tavlor and Richard Burton have done
it again - gotten married, that is. The world's
Viost famous couple nicked a remote village in the
pf Botswana for their second marriage cere-
:ifonv, performed by a district commissioner. The
Burtons. divorced last year after 10 years of mar-
riage, were reconciled in Augst and have been
sendin a sennd honeymoon in Botswana's Chobe
Game Park Th n'inle wore what they called
traditional Walh dress: R-rton. 49, wore a red
shirt, white troisers, and red socks: and Taylor.
43, was in a green dress with lace frills and guinea
fowl feathers.
Rich kid's monopoly
Want to play filthy rich oil baron? If you've got a
spare $195 or $790, you can play the latest takeoff
on Monopoly. It's called Petropolis, created by a
French baron for the rich, fashionable, famous, or
powerful. Instead of bidding for Monopoly real es-
tate the new game's players juggle miniature gold-
plated oil rigs around resort pools and debate
which petroleum rights to buy with their paper
jillions. If you think $790 is too steep, how about
a $20,000 set, with 18k gold rigs and derricks, soon
to be unveiled? The currency of Petropolis is the
petrodollar, bearing the motto "In 6il We Trust."
Saudi Arabia and Iran are the Boardwalk and
Park place of this high-priced game.
Save the acropolis
Pollution over the past 40 years has caused
greater damage to the ancient monuments on the
Acropolis hi than they suffered in the previous
four centuries. Experts from the United Nations
Educational, Social, and Cultural Organization pro-
posed an immediate start on protection of the 2500
year old marble temles and statuary. They said
the famed monuments overlooking the city of

Athens should be covered with plastic or nylon for
the winter. A UN report on the crisis said that if
protective measures were not taken before winter
"the monuments might be irretrievably damaged."
$2 bill comes back
Remember the $2 bill? The cash with the portrait
of Thomas Jefferson will probably be back in your
wallet in time for the Bicentennial. Rep. Benjamin
Rosenthal (D-N.Y.), said yesterday the Treasury
Dept. plans to issue 400 million $2 bills annually. It
would also cut in half the current production of 1.8
billions $1 hills. Because of Tublic disinterest the $2
bill was discontinued in 1966. Bring back the $2
bill, and -with current inflation the old $1 bill's
gonna look like small change.
On the inside...
... on the Edit Page Marc Basson takes a thor-
owlh look at the Unner Peninsula minin contro-
versv . . . David Blomaist critioues "Porgy and
Bess" on the Arts Page . . . and on the Snorts
Page Rich Lerner renorts on the return of ex-
Michigan star Campv Russell at last night's exhi-

Ex-medica I
A former medical student is slapping C a l[S eX
the University with a $5 million lawsuit,
alleging his 1973 expulsion from the
Medical School was arbitrary, irrational, doctors finding Stone emot:
and unconstitutional to pursue a medical careerv
cause of the expulsion.
T Twenty-eight-year-old Charles S t o n e
and his lawyer, Barry Moon of Flint, say Moon says he will argue
they will press the litigation, which was trial begins, sometime this
originally filed in Detroit Federal Court the required examination of
last month. The decision to bring legal lated his constitutional righi
action was made just before the Medical The lawyer also says he
School's Executive Committee refused
Stone's third readmission appeal. case will become a landma
forcing professional schools
UNIVERSITY officials are reluctant to their grading procedures a
talk about Stone. Academic difficulty, open themselves to wider pub
they maintain, was the basis for his ex-
pulsion: However, Moon says that Stone cases and states, "I'll stake
was academically sound, and that a on my ability to prove the
psychiatric examination by University versity) violated the Constitu

student s
ulsion irrational

ionally unfit
was the real
e when the
winter, that
f Stone vio-
is sure the
ark decision
to change
and perhaps
blic scrutiny.
ther similar
my license
y (the Uni-

FOR CHARLES Stone and his parents,
also of Flint, the past three years have
been a strange and embittering struggle.
Convinced that their son was wrongly
denied a medical degree in the last
weeks of his education by an impractical
and insincere bureaucracy, the elder
Stones have financed a legal battle
against the Medical School with their
income and savings.
Stone, now earning a masters degree
in microbiology at Michigan State Uni-
versity, says the Medical School's atti-
tude toward him is bewildering.
Stone explains, "I was sabotaged.
They tell me I did something wrong but
won't let me defend myself, defend what

I did. I wouldn't acknowledge that I was
sick and that they were helping me so
they called me paranoid. They say I'm
so paranoid I don'teven know they're
trying to help me."
CORRESPONDENCE regarding Stone
written by the Medical School faculty
between 1968 and 1973 indicates Stone
successfully completed his first three
years but apparently suffered a nervous
breakdown that impaired his perform-
ance on the general medicine rotation at
Ann Arbor's St. Joseph Mercy Hospital
in -late 1971.
The letters report that Stone's poor
performance led to exams by University
psychiatrists, at the Medical School
Promotion Board's suggestion. Those
exams revealed Stone apparently couldn't
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never inic
By AP and UPI etched on tape, "which showed
The Watergate Special him to be a participant in the
Prosecution Force (WSPF) cover-up," the report said.
said yesterday that it elect-
ed not to seek an indict- THE UNSIGNED report - for
.ssale for $2.65-summarizes the
ment against former Presi- work of Special Prosecutors
dent Nixon for fear of trig- Archibald Cox, Leon Jaworski,
gering a constitutional Henry Ruth and their staffs
crisis that would have im- since the office was set up some
peded impeachment. 28 months ago. The office com-
piled a record of five dozen con-
Once Nixon resig ed, ac- victions, including those of many
cording to the firs public high government officials.
report of the prosecutors, Ruth leaves today to join the
reoro he rosennctrs' Urban Institute and will be suc-
work, his criminal indict- ceeded by Charles Ruff, a staff
ment virtually was assured attorney who will handle the
- then President Ford f e w remaining investigations
pardoned Nixon for all and appeals on a part-time bas-
crimes committed during is. Thus far, the report said,
Watergate investigations have
his presidency. cost more than $5.5 million.
THE NEARLY 300-page re-
port, issued on the eve of the
departure of the third man to
hold the special prosecutor's job,
broke little new ground in the **.*.=......>:
massive political scandal that "" '"'-~ .-'":.;
rocked the nation and drove..........~~
Nixon from office in disgrace 14
months ago.
But it proclaimed publicly for
the first time the belief of the
WSPF that Nixon was involved
in a criminal conspiracy suffi-
cient to warrant prosecution.
It was Nixon's own words,


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Among the mysteries left un-
solved are who caused the in-
famous 18% minute gap on a
crucial Watergate tape, and
whether the Nixon White House
deliberately tampered w i t h
transcripts provided for the im-
peachment inquiry. The report
said criminal responsibility was
impossible to prove.
CALLING Watergate the "in-
sidious climax" to years of
growing governmental abuse of
power, t h e report urged a
strengthening of laws to guard
against future crises-including
a constitutional amendment to
clarify when a president may
be prosecuted.
In an interview, Ruth said
there was "never a firm deci-

Kissinger ignores subpoena

WASHINGTON (AP) - Secretary of State
Henry Kissinger failed yesterday to respond
to a House Intelligence Committee sub-
poena for a memorandum by a State De-
partment official who has acknowledged
that it gives details about mismanagement
of the 1974 Cyprus crisis.
A. Searle Field, chief counsel for he com-
mittee, said a 10 a.m. EDT deadline for
Kissinger to respond passed yesterday with-
out receipt of the memorandum or any
word on whether the secretary intended to
comply with the subpoena later.
THE MEMORANDUM was written by
Thomas Boyatt, tlhe department's Cyprus

affairs director during the crisis. Boyatt
has acknowledged in testimony to the com-
mittee that it provides details about what
he considered mismanagement of the crisis.
During the crisis, Turkey invaded the
island of Cyprus with a force of more than
40,000 and occupied about 40 per cent of the
island. At the time, Turkish Cypriots com-
prised only about 20 per cent of the island's
population. The occupation continues today.
The memorandum goes to the heart of a
committee dispute with Kissinger over his
order prohibiting State Department opera-
tions officers from testifying on what rec-
ommendations they make for U.S. policy-

contrary to policy decisions or otherwise.
BOYATT told the committee he was pro-
hibited under Kissinger's order from testi-
fying on what his recommendations had
been during the crisis.
Kissinger and State Department officials
have said the order is needed to protect the
confidentiality in which operations officers
can make recommendations without fear of
public exposure if they're proven wrong.
One of Kissinger's top administrative
aides, Lawrence Eagleburger, who disclosed
the order, said it also is aimed at prevent-
ing a public debate between State Depart-
ment officials like the one over the so-called
"loss of China" in 1949.
WHEN BOYATT testified, he said he did
not know whether he could turn his mem-
orandum over to the committee. The com-
mittee was later told he could not.
It then voted 9 to 2 to subpoena the docu-
Chairman Otis Pike (D-N.Y.) was in his
Long Island district for Congress' Columbus
Day recess and could not be reached for
comment on the passed deadilne.
HE TOLD the committee last week he
had received no indication what Kissinger
or the State Department intended to do
about the subpoena.
If Kissinger chose to defy the subpoena,
Pietlteenm i t P ma. m . s nnil


Feds deny murde r suspect
re ort; VA probe continues
Veterans Administration Hospital administrators and_
federal officials yesterday refused comment on pub- w
lished reports that their probe into a macabre series
of respiratory arrests and ten deaths has narrowed to.
one suspect.
"It's an ongoing investigation, that's about all I
can say," commented Jay Bailey, an FBI agent in the
Detroit office. "In fact," the agent continued, "I had
m~n n t f h'hno-i l tn _ x n ,il ._ _'_ ncn - _ .... _...:. .

Joan Little stresses
need for black unity
"When Joan Little walked out of the courtroom a free woman,
that was supposed to be impossible; but as you look at me stand-
ing here, you know nothing is impossible if enough of us come
together," Joan Little told a spirited audience last night at Eastern
Michigan University's (EMU) Pease Auditorium.
Smiling broadly with her right arm raised high, Little greeted
the audience of over 500 black EMU students which already given
a standing ovation to the 20-year-old black woman as she emerged
from a wall of amplifiers and microphones.
"WE AS BLACK people have to unify and stop living on

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