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TRIPPING
High-73
Low-45
Sunny and mild

Saturday, May 29, 1971 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN News Phone: 764-0552
Panther leader freed

A SOLITARY STATE TROOPER walks along a king-sized traffic
jam near a Pennsylvania' farm where a. weekend rock festival
was to have been held. The courts banned the festival Thursday
and police were ordered to clear the farm of some 2.000 young
music fans.
REVOLUTIONARY ECOLO(;Y:
Chiese work agaist
l)ourgeois pollution
By JONATHAN UNGER into some 200 much-needed indus-
Dispatch News Service trial goods.
International Everywhere in China, task
HONGKONG - The Chinese forces of techni-ians and wo .-
have embarked upon a massive ers have been recruited to dis-
campaign to reduce pollution. cover means of utilizing pollt-
Bat for an unusual reason. tants.
Peking insists China as a poor Small rural peasant-run enter-
country must utilize all its avail- prises have established even
able resources - including pollu- smaller plants to transform
tants. "There is nothing in the wastes into pesticides, while in
world that is absolute waste," Peking the enormous General
argues China's national newsp- Winery has almost doubled its
per, People's Daiiy. "Waste m- facilities in order to process its
terials from one product can be- residues within the diistillery's
come good, materials for ott' gates. The Winery now supple-
products. ments its much-sought-after in-
In Shanghai, 'heretere, the ' toxicants with a dozen other pro-
gases that used to spew from the duct lines, including c.ictronic
chimneys of a giant oil refinory elements and drugs.
are instead channeled by Peking urges thrift in all mas
line to a nearby c3emical ccm ters. Chinese reports indicate
plex. to end up as synthetic most enterprises collect metal
ers, plastics and medicines, shavings and sawdust for repro-
In the far north, Kirin cite cessing. Cast-off iron buckets,
major chemical plarts likewise cardboard and wooden boxes are
no longer despoil the environ- laboriously patched op and re-
ment with poisonous effluents. used. In recent years one card-
They go instead to a hundred board repair shop has reportedly
neighborhood workshops spec- salvaged 16,000 tons of boxes,
Tally set up to process the wastes See CHINESE, Page 10

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (A) -
Black Panther Chairman Bobby
G. Scale is flee on bond after
21 months in prison and two
sensational mistrials.
Seale, 34-year-old cofounder
of the Black Panther party, was
mobbed by about 100 jubilant
Panther sympathizers as he
walked out of the Federal Court
Building late yesterday after-
noon.
The crowd in c 1 u d e d three
members of the jury that dead-
locked earlier this week in the
mistrial of Seale and a local
Panther leader on charges stem-
ming from 'he 1969 killing of
another Panther.
The first people to greet Seale
as a free man were his brother
John and David Hilliard, Panth-
er chief of staff.
Seale kissed two of the jurors,
and warmly embraced the third,
jury foreman Robert Gauthier.
"I wish I could have stood up
and acquitted you in court,"
G a ut h i e r told the Panther
leader.
The kisses went to Barbara
Lanier. one ot the five black
women on the jury, and to Ni-
nette Martino.
Miss Lanier said she went to
the federal building because "I
just wanted to see him a free
man."
Then he left the building to
the cheers of the crowd.
Seale raised both arms with
his fists clenched.
Seale declined to talk to news-
men. He jumped into a car and
headed for New York City,
where he was to catch a flight
for San Francisco and a con-
ference with Black Panther Min-
ister of Defense Huey P. New-
ton.
Seale had been in the federal
building here awaiting the ar-
rival of legal papers from Chi-
cago.
A federal circuit court of ap-
peals judge in Chicago approved,
over government objections, the
release of Seale on $25,000 bond
pending his appeal of a four
year contempt of court sentence
stemming from the Chicago 3
conspiracy trial.
The decision to release Seale
came after a New Haven Super-
ior Court judge dismissed all
charges against Seale and a co-
defendant because of the mis-
trial. Four of those charges could
have brought the death penalty.
"I'm not guilty. I was acquit-
ted in that courtroom," said
Seale as he left the state prisoi
at Montville and headed for New
Haven to sign the bond papers.

BOBBY SEALE, Black Panther leader, is taken for the last time
from the State Correctional Center at Montville, Conn. on his way
to the New Haven Federal Building for final release processing.
Charges against him and Erika Huggins were dismissed in New
Haven Superior Court, last Tuesday.
Bomb test site placed
near7 nerve gas ump
JUNEAU, Alaska OP) - The U. chain. That's about 70 miles
S. Army has confirmed that it northwest of Shemya island and
dumped some 948 tons of war 276 miles northwest of Amchitka.
gas into the Bering Sea nearly Amchitka Island is the site of a
four years ago about 276 miles proposed nuclear detonation,
northwest of the site at which a codenamed Cannikin, scheduled
five megaton nuclear blast is this fall by the Atomic Energy
scheduled this tall . Commission. A nuclear explosion
The information was revealed of about one megaton was set off
by the Pentagon to Sen. Mike on Amchitka by the AEC in 1969.
Gravel, tD-Alaska? Army spokes- Gravel had expressed concern
nmen said today. that the aftershock of Cannikin
Gravel had asked the secretary might cause the gas containers to
of the Army for information con- rupture.
cerning the dumping, saying he
had been informed of it by a con- He said he felt "it is necessary
stituent who said he was present to have an objective and scien-
when the gas was dumped. tific review before the final en-
vironmental impact statement
The Army said the gas was put is prepared by the Atomic Ener-
into the sea July 15, 1947. It said gy Commission to present to the
it totaled 887 one ton containers Environmental Protection Agen-
of lewisite, and 61 one-ton con- cy. The agency should consider
tainers of mustard agent. An this in their final review of the
Army spokesman said lewisite AEC statement."
was similar to the mustard agent. Environmental impact hearings
The disposal site was about on the Cannikin shot are under
seven miles northwest of Attu way in Anchorage and are being
Island, at the end of the Aleutian conducted by the AEC.

Record seeks to expand communications

BY ROSE SUE BERSTEIN
Since last October, the University com-
miunity has been receiving free each
week the administration house organ,
"The University Recrd," as an official
source of information ab,$t University
events.
The University Recora had formerly
been published for weekly distribution
to faculty and staff members as a jour-
nal of University affairs aimed at aca-
demic employes.
But at the September Regents meet-
ing, former Regent Paul Goebel, (R-
Grand Rapids) proposed that the admin-
istration sponsor its own record of Uni-
versity news, since he considered The
Daily unfairly biased.
Because the University was already
publishing the Record, it was decided to
expand it and to increase the scope of its

distribution and interest rather than start
an entirely new publication.
Record Managing Editor Sharon Yo-
der, '63, thinks it fits in with a national
trend towards such products. "Universi-
ties all over the country are going to a
fuller information route as far as cam-
pus publications." she says.
Yoder's office, on the sixth floor of
the Administration Building, is not
equipped with a typewriter.
Yoder is the only full-time staff mem-
her of the Record. Others include Execu-
tive Editor Ted Bonus, who is also di-
rector of State and Community. Rela-
tions in the office of University Rela-
tions; Contributing Editor Lou Cartier,
editor of the University News, a publi-
cation intended primarily for non-aca-
demic employes; and Reporter Jana
Bommersbach, Grad. a journalism in-
tern with University Relations, and

President of Graduate Assembly.
The Record is printed locally every
Saturday during the year by a private
firm. It is distributed by University em-
ployes, on Monday mornings.
For the summer, the Record has re-
duced its printing schedule to every two
weeks and has reduced its press run
from 22,000 to about 10,000.
Yoder could give no estimate of how
much the University pays for the Re-
cord.
Yoder perceives no conflict be tween
her concept of a newspaper and the use
of the Record as an administrative ve-
hicle.
"I question the term 'administrative
mouthpiece.' We use the newspaper con-
cept but we aren't a newspaper. How
can you be when you come out only once
a week?" she asks.
See 'U', Page 10

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