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Vol. LXXXIX, No. 22-S
, ,e 3,? Friday, June1 ,1979
Sixteen Pages
Ann Arbor, Michigan Ten Cents
Women and minority grads find improving job market

Not enough women and minority students are
graduating with degrees in engineerihg and other
technical fields to fill the number of job openings ac-
cording to the author of a survey of major cor-
"There are not enough women coming out of univer-
sities in engineering and sciences," said Dr. Frank
Endicott, author of the Endicott Report, an annual
survey of major college recruiting firms.
AN UPDATE OF the 1979 report, released Wed-
nesday, showed that the outlook for most college
graduates is improving in technical, business, and
scientific fields despite fears and uncertainty about the
Judge rules
Carter can't
WASHINGTON (AP)-In a major
blow to President Carter's anti-in-
flation program, a federal judge ruled
yesterday that Carter has overstepped
his constitutional power in trying to en-
force his wage-price guidelines.
U.S. District Judge Barrington
Parker said neither the Constitution nor
Congress gave Carter authority to
threaten to deny federal contracts to
companies that violate his "voluntary"
The decision does not prevent the
president from using his influen-
ce-"benign jawboning" in the judge's
words-to obtain purely voluntary sup-
port for his guidelines from business
and labor.
BUT IT DISARMS the administration C
of a big club to enforce the guidelines.
And it adds another crack in the seven- ANTI-DR
month-old program, which has been before th
crumbling under the weight of moun- protester
ting union opposition and an inflation tion and ti
rate that is now running at 14 per centa
year. CARD
The Justice Department said it would
seek to have the decision overturned by
the U.S. District Court of Appeals. In P
the meantime, government attorneys
said they would ask the judge to delay
issuing his order, which would bar the By
government from threatening Approxi
economic sanctions against guidelines demonstra
violators, pending the appeal. front of th
Thus far, the administration has only a proposed
threatened economic sanctions. No dment cur
company has lost a federal contract for of Represe
violating the anti-inflation program. The dei
WHITE HOUSE Press Secretary members
Jody Powell said the decision "does not Chaptero
invalidate the voluntary guidelines Registrati
either in fact or in law." was aime
Carter's chief inflation adviser, students,
Alfred Kahn, acknowledged that the proposala
ruling strips the program of an impor- "THEY
tant enforcement tool but said this does the ones w
not mean that the guidelines "have said Mich
failed or will be abandoned." ber and ai
Both Kahn and Powell said the force dation. "B
See JUDGE, Page 2 It takes aw

economy. The yearly survey of 156 large, well-known
businesses concerning employment trends for college
gradautes is published by the Placement Center at
Northwestern University.
At least as many women will be hired as last year by
the 102 companies surveyed for the update, Endicott
said. "The competition for women is very keen (bet-
ween companies)."
Minority degree earners face "exactly the same
situation," said the retired director of the North-
western University Placement Center who has written
the report for 33 years. Ninety-five per cent of the com-
panies said they are going to hire as many as or more
minority gradautes than last year. That is, Endicott

explained, "if they can find them."
"THIS YEAR'S market has been a decided im-
provement over last year," said Victor Linquist,
current Northwestern University placement director.
For college gradautes, this year "is the best I've seen
in the last 20," he added.
The companies surveyed plan to hire 19 per cent
more graduates with bachelor's degrees than in 1978
and 11 per cent more with master's degrees.
The job market is most promising for engineers and
gradautes with experience with computers. The
engineering student "has a great opportunity," En-
dicott said. The companaies indicated about 41 per cent
more engineering graduates will be hired in 1979 than



Daily Photo by LISA KLAUSNER
KAFT REGISTRATION demonstrators marched to the Federal Building yesterday to protest a proposed amendment
e U.S. House of Representatives, which would require 18-year-old men to register for the draft. Approximately 125
s attended the rally, which was sponsored by the Washtenaw County Chapter for the Committee Against Registra-
he Draft.
rotesters object to draft registration

mately 125 banner-wielding
tors gathered yesterday in
e Federal Building to protest
d registration for draft amen-
rently before the U.S. House
monstration, sponsored by
of the Washtenaw County
of the Committee Against
on and the Draft (CARD),
d primarily at high school
who will be affected by the
aw immediately, if it passes.
(HIGH school students) are
hose lives are up for grabs,"
ael Pennanen, a CARD mem-
n intern at the Wesley Foun-
.ut it should concern all of us.
way from our civil liberties."

The proposed legislation is an amen-
dment to the Defense Department
Authorizing Bill. It would require men
who turn 18 after Jan. 1, 1981 to register
for the draft. The proposal also calls for
the president to make other recom-
mendations concerning the draft, such
as the registration and induction of
CARD's members, who oppose the
amendment, say registration is the first
step toward the draft, which in turn,
will lead to war. Ruth Cadwallader, a
member of the Women's International
League for Peace and Freedom and a
speaker at the rally, told the audience,
"The draft is a key to war."
at Community High School around 3
p.m, Led by Pioneer High School

students David Wolfe and Royd
Buchele, the protestors marched
through the streets of Ann Arbor, while
many area shopkeepers left their stores
and clustered on sidewalks to watch the
procession. Demonstrators chanted
and carried signs which read, "Shaft
the draft," and "No draft, No way;
Money for jobs and education-not
Upon arrival at the Federal Building,
several speakers addressed the group.
More chants, including "One, two,
three, four, we won't fight the rich
man's war; Five, six, seven, eight, we
will not cooperate," and "Hell no, we
won't go; War and racism have to go,"
punctuated intervals between
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