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Friday, July 19, 1974 THE MICHIGAN DAILY Page Three
President opposed paying

of 'hush'

money -St. Clair

AP Photo
REP. PETER RODINO (D-N.J.) left and Rep. Edward Hutchinson (R-Mich), chairman and ranking minority member
respectively of the House Judiciary Committee, chat prior to yesterday's meeting. White House attorney James St. Clair's
presentation of the President's defense summation brought the committee to the final stage of its impeachment inquiry.
A&D school to become two
separate colleges in fall

WASINGTON /1 - President Nixon
yesterday sent the house Judiciary Com-
mittee a new tape transcript his lawyer
said proved Nixon was "not aware of
and in fact disapproved' of hush money
payments to Watergate break in defend-
But the eleventh-hour move protpted
some Democrats to denounce the partial
transcript as insulting, too limited and
MEANWIILE, the committee's sec-
ond-ranking Republican, Rep Robert Me-
Clory of Illinois, predicted the cotit-
tee will recommend impeacment and
that the full Iouse will vote to impeach
the President.
McClory said that a meeting yester-
day afternoon between Stouse Republi-
can leaders and most of the 17 commit-
tee Republicans showed that about four
of the GOl' committee members would
vote against recommending impeach-
ment, four or five would vote for such a
recommendation and that eight or nine,
including himself, are currently undecid-
ed how they will vote when the com-
mittee begins formal consideration of
articles of impeachmentnext week
However, Rep Charles Wiggins, (R-
Calif.), Nixon's leading defender on the
committee, said he disagrees with Mc-
Clory's assessment on the outcome of
the impeachment inquiry. Wiggins pre-
dicted that the tHouse will vote against
impeachment by a 40 to 50 margin. Ie
earlier had predicted all committee Re-
publicans would oppose recommending
AFTER NIXON'S lawyer James St.
Clair produced the tape transcript dur-
ing his final arguments before the com-
mittee, a number of committee Demo-
crats denounced his action.
Wiggins welcomed the new evidence,
saying: "I'm happy to get any evidence
bearing on the case."
St. Clair said the 2%a-page transcript
of a portion of a conversation between
Nixon and former White ouse aide t.
R. "Bob" Haldeman on March 22, 1973,
showed Nixon telling Haldeman the day
after $75,00 was paid to Watergate con-
spirator Howard Hutl that blackmai
"would not be paid" to Watergate de-
ST. CLAIR quoted Nixon as saying
legal payments to support the defen-
dants' families would be proper but
that payments to induce silence would be
The transcript is of a tape subpoenaed
May 30 by the committee but witheld
from the committee by Nixon.
Gizm1o gives
cold shoulder
to callers
There's a gizmo on the market that
allows the owner to monitor in-coming
telephone calls and then decide whether
to answer personally or let the party o
the other end deal with a frustratingly
polite but unresponsive recorded mes-
And al that comes neatly packaged for
a mere $80.
EVIDENTLY people who are socially
active or run businesses have more use
for the device than other segments of
:he population, as-testimonials from sat-
isfied customers in the recorder's bro-
chure indicate.
"It's great! I was missing so many
calls I wouldn't be without it." A Rudye
Vallee of Hollywood, California says. The
ad, however, fails to mention it that Mr.
Vallee is THE Mr. Vallee.
"The machine is the greatest piece
af equipment for a one man office ever
devised," says a businesswoman from
See GADGET, Page 10

The College of Architecture and Design
will be divided into two separate units
this September-a School of Art and a
College of Architecture and Urban Plan-
The division, approved at a Regents'
meeting May 17, will coincide with the
completion of a North Campus building
that will provide new facilities for the
programs in art, architecture and urban
LAST MONTH, President Robben
Fleming announced that Prof. Robert
Metcalf, chairman of the University
Architecture department, will be named
dean of the College of Architecture for
a one-year term. The Regents are ex-
pected to formally approve the appoint-
ment at their next meeting, July 25.
The Regents also announced last month
that Prof. George Bayliss, chairman of
the art department, will serve as Dean
of the new School of Art.
The change is basically an adminis-
trative one, and will not affect academic
requirements, classes or degree pro-
grains presently in operation.
THE NEW administrative set-up fol-
lows the recommendations of a 13-mem-
ber review committee, chaired by Dr.
Geoffrey Norman director of the Insti-
tute for Environmental Quality.
The Norman report contended that the.
departments of art and architecture now
"have little common ground. The free-
dom of each area to develop should pro-
vide a more propituous setting than the
present uneasy coexistence,"
Metcalf said that the departments
"had gone separate ways in recent

years." He added that the competition
between the units had resulted in a
"number of conflicts over the budget."
THE NORMAN committee is also in-
vestigating other possibilities for co-op-
eration between the College of Architec-
ture and Urban Planning and other de-.
partments. -
One proposal involves creating a Col-

lege of Environmental Resources, Plan-
ning and Design, that would encompass
the present College of Architecture and
the School of Natural Resources.
Assistant Prof. of Urban Planning Paul
Ray said the split in the Architecture
and Design College will be "temporary.
I'm hoping it will be a transition to a
much broader arrangement."
See A&D, Page 10

This new buiding on North Campus will house the recently re-organized College
of Architecture and Design in September

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