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BUSINESS PHONE:
764-0 554

Tuesday, August 8, 1972

ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN

News Phone: 764-055z

COmmittee lists
women for key
'U execui ve post

By JAN BENEDETTI
For the first time at the Uni-
versity, a woman may be ap-
pointed to a permanent execu-
tive post. According to an in-
formed source, the names of four
women, including two blacks,
have been submitted to Presi-
dent Robben Fleming for the key
position of affirmative action
officer.
The officers will monitor t he
University's affirmative action
programs for minorities a n d
women. President Robben Flem-
ing is expected to make a final
choice by September from the
four recommended by a selection
committee.
The candidates include Carolyn
DeJoie, Eleanor Lewis, Virginia
Davis Nordin, and Natalie Tate.
Tate and DeJoie are black.
De Joie is the director of the
Human Rights Council at the
University of Wisconsin. She acts
as executive aduministrator of af-
firmative action programs for
the University system.
Lewis, an employe of the De-
partment of Health, Education
and Welfare (HEW), has worked
in HEW's Civil Rights Office
overseeing the affirmative action
programs of universities.
Nordin heads the University's
Commission for Women, the
watchdog of the University's af-
firmative action program.
Tate is the director for t he

Office of Equal Opportunity at
Wayne State University. H er
duties involve developing affirm-
ative action programs to deal
with discriminaticn against aca-
deunic and non-academic employ-
ees.
The selection committee. ac-
cording to Chairwoman Shirley
Pyke, interviewed "six or seven
people at most" before making
their choices.
HED's Revised Order No. 4 re-
quires that private federal con-
tractors appoint a single officer
to oversee affirmative action
plans. Since the University is a
public institution, it is subject
to the ''spirit" and not the "let-
ter" of the order, according to
John Hodgdon. director of HEW's
regional civil rights office.
But it is unclear whether t h e
appointment of an affirmative
action officer will mean the dis-
solution of the University's Com-
missions for Minorities and for
Women.
"The issue has not been re-
solved. It's still up in the air,"
says Pyke.
Fleming is not bound to choose
one of the recommended candi-
dates. Pyke says, "We have no
reason to believe our recom-
mendations won't be recognized.
but, on the other hand, we have
no reason to think that they'll
be final either."

Election results?
Area residents' next concern, after today's election results are known, will be how to remove all the
campaign paraphernalia from signs, windows, and telephone poles.
CASUALTIES HIGH:
North, South Vietnam armies
seeking new renforcements

By THOMAS C. FOX
Dispatch News Service
SAIGON, Vietnam-DNSI--
The North and South Viet-
namese armies are working
quickly -and successfully - to
replace casualties taken since
the present offensive began

Hip pie, Viking,

. By DAN BIDDLE
Ann Arbor's somewhat limp
summer street scene has re-
ceived a mystical boost from a
blind man with horns who car-
ries a spear.
Moondog has arrived.
As he stands with the humble
magnificence of all great mu-
sicians, the amazing Moondog
is both a self-proclaimed tour-
guide for the future and a

startling blast fr.
Most people.
twice upon passi
conductor and co
streets. But unlik
conductor, Moon
thing to look at.
He describes
"Nordic to the tee
pretty accurate
Draped in rough
goatskin, Moondo

, it's Moondog!
om the past. sto'en his shoes from Lief Erik-
wouldn't look so-' and his beard from Santa
ing a famous Claus. A leather helmet with
mposer in the metal ornaments and an eight-
.e the average inch cow horn on either side
dog is some- sits upon his head,,
In spite of his freaky looks,
himself as Moondog is no plastic hippie.
eth" and it's a He has spent 51 of his 56 years
description. studying, playing, composing,
leather and and conducting music. Al-
tg must have though sightless since a 1932
dynamite accident, Moondog
............ has been conducting and re-
cording his own fantastic blend
of music for 22 years.
He has performed in a vast
variety of places. His "mini-
symphony" entitled "Stamping
Ground" brought standing ova-
tions at last year's Rotterdam
rock festival, and he has con-
ducted the St. Louis Symphony
Orchestra and "jammed" with
Toscanini's flutist
Moondog says it's been a
tough road to success. Born
Louis Hardin, he spent his
childhood on a Wyoming cattle
fasrs before changing his name
to Moondog aid seeking fame
in the music world.
s Fame came, lie says, after
years of "playing drums in
doorSays i in New York and
waiting to be discovered.
Nowi that the music world
has discovered him, Moondog
has taken to hitchhiking to
publicize his albums. So, com-
plete with horns, goatskins, and
Ihis eight-foot si-ear, he travels.
hue been accused of found-
ing the hippie movement,"
laughs Moondog; who has worn
x his Viking getup for more than
.""".:.,..:.:,p a decade now.

twelve weeks ago, according to
American and Vietnamese intel-
ligence sources here.
The North Vietnamese army
has suffered an estimated 70,000
casualties-30,000 killed and 40,-
000 wounded-since crossing in-
to Quang Tri province last April
1st, American intelligence
sources claim. Most losses have
been the result of American
B-52 and tactical bombings.
But during the same period,
an estimated 37,000 North Viet-
namese replacements have mov-
ed down the Ho Chi Minh trail
into South Vietnam or into
staging areas in southern Laos
and Cambodia, sources add. An
estimated 7,000 more NVA are
expected to come down from the
North by the end of July, as
compared to almost no move-
ments on the winding trail one
year ago.
American sources here esti-
mate that North Vietnamese
forces in and immediately
around South Vietnam totaled
120,000 at the outset of the
fighting last April. The same
sources say that between 80,000
and 100,000 NVA--with their
Justice Dej
joh diserimi
WASHINGTON 0P The Jus-
tice Department yesterday filed
its first employmsent-discrimina-
tion suits against public em-
ployers by taking action against
the citles of Los Angeles and
Montgomery, Ala.
The Los Angeles suit alleged
discrimiation against blacks,
Mexican-Americans and Orien-
tals in recruiting and hiring city
firemen,
Montgomery sas accused of
segregating public jobs by as-
signing whites to classified po-
sitions and blacks to lower-paid
unclassified work.
The suits were the first under
the newly enacted Equal Em-
ployment Opportunity Act, em-
powering federal employment-
discrimination suits against

losses and replacements counted
--are now equipped to fight
when called upon to do so.
Intelligence sources here ex-
pect another phase of the of-
fensive to being in late August
or September.
In addition to the North Viet-
namese, another 150,000 armed
southerners are fighting as part
of the National Liberation Front,
The South Vietnamese army,
too, has been bloodied during
the past twelve weeks. Arid the
South Vietnamese government,
in the face of massive losses.
has stepped up army recruitment
programs here.
South Vietnamese regular
army losses, including killed,
wounded and missing, were es-
timated to run 12,000, 38,000
and 20,000 respectively by the
end of June. But beyond the
70,000 figure, another 30,000-
40,000 paramilitary soldiers have
been killed, wounded or have
disappeared, Many have sur-
rendered or deserted to the
North Vietnamese Army. Some
have fled their units and gone
into hiding to avoid further
conflict.
it. files two
nation 11Suits
public employers. These jobs
had not been covered by the
Civil Rights Act of 1964.
In the Montgomery suit, the
defendants are the city, the
water works and the sassitary
sewer board, and the Mont-
gomery City-County Personnel
oard, a state agency
The suit said blacks are hired
as unclassified laborers, al-
though they often perform work
sisnilar to ths kind performed
by whites who have classified
status under the merit sysirtEs
act of Alabama.
Both suits requested back pay
to victims of alleged discrimina-
tion and called for eliminating
discriminatory tests arid require-
ments.

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