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Friday, June 15, 1973 THE SUMMER DAILY Page Three
Frustrated John Connally may quit
his post as 'informal' Nixon aide

If YOUSEE NEWS APPENCALLA 1Y
693 and 708 ...
are this week's winning Michigan lottery numbers.
Brezhnev on Watergate
MOSCOW - Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev says he doesn't
care much about Watergate, but the continuing scandal appar-
ently moved him to hold his first press conference since taking
power nine years ago. In the sessions with reporters yesterday,
the Communist Party chief brushed aside suggestions that Wat-
ergate might influence his summit talks in Washington with
President Nixon next week. "It does not enter my mind to think
of whether Mr. Nixon has lost or gained influence because of
the affair," Brezhnev said. His U. S. visit starts Monday.
Cash for Teltran
The State Highway Department yesterday announced a
$169,000 grant to the Ann Arbor Transportation Authority (AA-
TA) to aid implementation of the newly approved Teltran bus
system. AATA officials said the funds will go toward purchase
of the 28 new minibuses needed for the Teltran system. An ad-
ditional $638,0OO in federal cash is expected within the next 18
months.
Happenings ...
. . have a surreal flavor today. If "Soul Travel" (not a
dance) is your thing, Tom Flaitna, a reknowned expert in the
field of extended states of consciousness, will speak at 7:30 in
the Ann Arbor Library on Eck-inkar: The Ancient Science of Soul
Travel. Speaking of mediums, "Medium Cool" and "''itney
Swope" ore showing at 1 MIll for $1.25 each and $2 for te doible
feature. An exhibit of gliss, ceramics, and phtiiripliy at the
Utmiot Gallry iopens withl a ri'ception front 7 to 10 tonight
A2's weather
Smile away -ni enjioy the sunny dy. S itterd clouds will
be ith ti today is a torm systemt le-id um wis bringitg
tie cltacc fi iain for this eening. ti ,is(dJ 74-79 with lits
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Gillg
Regents; urges
'understanding'
By DAVID BURHENN able setti g, students will be abl u
The scene yesterday was fa- to express their discord, prob-
miliar enough; Lee (Gill was lems and questions to the fac-
speaking before the Regents, as ulty"
he lid ott numerous occasions The pesentation was well re-
over the past few years. ceived by Regent Lawrence Lin-
In the past, Gill had been the demer (R-Lansing), who is con-
castigator, lambasting the Re- sidered by many observers to be
gents and executive officers for one of the more conservative
what he considered a lack of Regents.
concern on their part toward "I HAVE NEVER felt that
minority students. students and Regents were an-
BUT IT WAS a different Lee tagonists. I would judge that
Gill this time. With a quiet, con- everyone else would want to work
ciliatory tone in his voice, the in a cooperative effort to deter-
newly elected Student Govern- mine the great goals of this in-
ment Council (SGC) president stitution," Lindemer said.

WASHINGTON h(41A frustrated John Connally,
apparently cut off from ready access to President
Nixon, plans to resign soon from his White House
post, Texas political sources here reported yester-
dav.
Since joining the Nixon staff May 10 as unpaid,
part-tine adviser, Connally has had only two
private meetings with the President and, the
sources said, their once-close relationship has
become somewhat strained.
CONNALLY IS SAID to have complained to
friends that the White House staff operation, in
the wake of Watergate-related resignations, was a
"screwed-up mess" and that he could not function
effectively.
One source, personally close to the former
Secretary of the Treasury, said Connally was
likely to quit the White House by mid-July.
It had been understood at the outset that Con-

naly intended to serve as a Nixon adviser for 60
to 90 days.
THE WHITE HOUSE said yesterday Connally
hopes soon to embark on a 60-day trip around the
world with his wife.
Deputy press secretary Gerald Warren, saying
Nixon values Connally's advice, insisted the two
men have "a very close relationship."
On Tuesday morning, it was learned, Connally
phoned friends in Texas to express satisfaction
with the way Nixon's temporary new economic
policy, announced Wednesday night, was shaping
up. The former Democratic governor of Texas,
who became a Republican last month, was said
to have indicated there would be no export con-
trols on farm products-an important consideration
with wheat and cotton interests in his native state.
AFTER ATTENDING a policy planning session
See FRUSTRATED, Page 10

R Photo
Greetings to Cambodia
President Nixon bows in return to the formal greeting given him by Um Setara, daughter of Cam-
bodian Ambassador Um Sim, yesterday after her father presented his credentials to Nixon at the
White House. Meanwhile, over in Cambodia itself, U.S. B-52s were in action again for the 100th
straight day, as efforts continued in Congress to cut ofI funds for the air strikes.

spoke of "going forward togeth-
er" and of "positive approaches"
as he presented Council's goals
before the board,
t Flanked by newly appointed
SGC administrative vice-presi-
dent David Fowler and academic
affairs vice-president Deborah
Flanz, Gill outlined eleven major
areas of Council concern.
In his proposals, Gill suggested
that there be an "informal rap
meeting" each month between
himself, another council mem-
her, two Regents, and the Vice
President of Student Services.
He called it "a pragmatic way
for students and the Regents to
gain mutual understanding and
awareness of each other's pro-
- ems."'
ALONG "TE same lines, Gilt
proposed "student and faculty
forums," where "in ,a comfort-

Marchers move on D .cA.
By GORDON ATCHESON will be Dick Gregory, former Pentagon Papers defendant Anthony
Yet another wave of peace marchers will descend on Washington Russo, and Clyde Bellecourt of the American Indian Movement
tomorrow, in an effort to end U.S. involvement in Southeast Asia. (AIM).
The demonstration, on the first anniversary of the Watergate AIM, the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, and the
break-in, is being sponsored by the People's Coalition for Peace Women's Strike for Peace have helped to coordinate the protest.
and Justice (PCPJ). Organizers see the march as a chance to "refocus public
THERE HAS BEEN "quite a bit of interest" locally in the attention" on the Indochina war. The demonstration's theme is
march, according to Marilyn Gordon, a spokeswoman for Ann "funds for life not death."
Arbor's PCPJ chapter. But the group could not generate enough
ticket sales to fill even one charter bus to Washington. THE GROUPS are demanding an end to the bombing in Cam-
PCPJ blamed the low turnout on the lack of advance publicity bodia, massive cuts in military spending, and a rechanneling of
the march has received in the area. funds into social service projects.
"We just do not have the people to get the word out," Gordon The demonstrators will march from the Watergate complex to
said. the White House and on to the Justice Department. PCPJ chose
NATIONAL ORGANIZERS expect as many as 10,000 persons to the particular route and date for the march because "the Watergate
participate in the protest. Among those speaking- during the rally affairis symbolic of the g'vernment's injustice and corruption."

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