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r ew program helps drug addiction
By ALAN LENHOFF "For example," Giber says. one man
A new program designed to help hard who had been shooting heroin on and off
drug addicts by placing them in private for several years was placed in a house
homes has begun in Ann Arbor in re- with people involved in putting out a
sponse to increased hard drug abuse in paper, because he really liked to write."
the city. "What vc're really doing," s h e ex-
The program, recently begun by the plains, "is treating people for "bad life-
Ann Arbor Tribal Council's Hard Drugs style" - which perpetuates the need for
Committee, is an attempt to get drug ad- heroin. We want to channel their en-
dits away from environments where ergy into our alternative life-style."
peers are using hard drug spokesmen The program is the result of a concern
for the group say. about hard drugs voiced by the Tribal
Robin Giber, a committee member. says Council last summer. At that time, the
the program hopes to provide alterna- Hard Drugs Committee was formed and
tive temporary housing .- with place- plans have been worked out for the cur- -taaly--im Judkis
menta to auit thehindividual - in a com- rent program. BILL TANNER, ROBIN GIBER and Patrushka of the Tribal Council's Hard Drugs
4 munal or family setting. See HARD, Page 6 Committee
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News Phone: 764-U!552

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D ixon talks on dus
D. .rotests, hina

An ti-tv r~u GIs
A group of U.S. Air Force personnel stationed in Gri
rive outside the U.S. embassy in London Monday
against the war in Indochina. (See News Briefs, beh
I newsbrie,
e WBy The Ass
yesterday after being bloodied by North Vietnar
Field reports said the ARVN soldiers abandoned
ment and vehicles in their hasty retreat from the
roads town of Snoul.
South Vietnamese spokesman acknowledged th
equipment, but claimed the withdrawal was plann
A SUIT CHALLENGING the constitutionality
war was dismissed yesterday by a U.S. district
The suit, brought by the state of Massach
Preident Nixon had usurped the war-making powe
Judge Charles Wyzanski said "it is clear tha
tional propriety of the means by which Conrgess
act on the war is "a political question."
THE SUPREME COURT yesterday limited
police to clear the streets of "annoying" groups of pe
In a 5-3 decision, the court struck down a C
loitering ordinance, maintaining such ordinance
obvious invitation to discriminate against young
ideas, lifestyle or physical appearance are resented
1,000 AMERICAN SERVICEMEN stationed in
demonstrated Monday against the war in Indochina
In petitions handed to the U.S. embassy, the gr
voiced opposition to the Vietnamization program s
creasing the Air Force and Navy role in the war."
The demonstration was the largest ever amon
men in Great Britain.

By Tie Associated Press
In a wide-ranging but gener-
ally uneventful news conference
last night, President Nixon call-
ed for a "national offensive"
against the use of hard drugs,
praised police handling of last
month's Mayday demonstra-
tions in Washington, indicated
his administration is re-eval-
uating it's position on UN
membership for the People's
Republic of China, and said
the United States would be pre-
pared in the near future to ne-
gotiate for "balanced" t r oo p
reductions in Europe.
Asked what he would do about
soldiers returning from Indo-
china addicted to heroin, Nix-
WM on said, "it is not simply a ques-
tion of Vietnam veterans; it is
a national problem."
He said his administration
hopes to move on the problem
on four fronts; cutting of f
-Asociated press overseas sources - including
Vietnam; prosecuting drug
pushers; treating addicts, and
'eat Britain ar- instituting a massive program
to demonstrate of information concerning t h e
ow) problem.
In addition, he said emphat-
ically, "I can see no social or
moral justification whatsoever
for legalizing marijuana," add-
ing that it leads down the road
to hard drugs.
Asked about Soviet sugges-
tions for negotiations on mu-
tual troop withdrawals, N i x o n
ociated Press said the U.S. is considering the
matter in consultation with its
allies, and that after careful
consideration, would be prepar-
rom Cambodia ed to discuss European t r oo p
mesa regulars. levels in negotiations.
tons of equip- ixon denounced as "vandals
staei tonsosui- and hoodlums and lawbreakers"
strategic cross- the Mayday protesters, praised
the way police dealt with
e loss of some them, and said if it happens
ned in advance again, he hopes it can be
handled as well. He dismissed
as "exaggerated," suggestions
of the Vietnam that constitutional rights were
t court judge, suspended in the mass arrests
usetts, claimed of demonstrators.
rs of Congress. Nixon said masses of people
t the constitu- attempted to disrupt the gov-
has chosen" to ernment "and they had to be
stopped." He said it was done
with minimum force and great
the power of Nixon plans to announce on
eople. June 10 a new list of goods
incinnati, Ohio that will be permitted in trade
's "contain an with China. These will include
apeople whose previously banned but non-
by the wo - strategic goods ,
by temajor- ______________
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-Associated Press
PRESIDENT NIXON answers a question during his news con-
ference last night in Washington D.C.
City plans may fai
to, handle job crisis

The hundreds of young peo-
ple who w ill be out on the
streets looking for work when
local schools recess for summer
vacation may just stay t h a t
way: out on the streets.
At least, that's what city of-
ficials fear will happen as they
contemplate the lack of jobs
for local youths and the lack
of city funds to do anything
significant about it.
While the past two summers
have been marred at times by
conflict between youth and po-
lice, despite the fact that May-
or Robert Harris' administra-
tion has always managed to al-
locate some money designed to
"cool" things o f f during the
summer, this year there will be
next to nothing and some offi-
cials fear the worst.
A small amount of money will
be spread o v e r the following
-The Neighborhood Youth
Corps program. This entirely
federally-funded program w i l1

provide jobs for up to 150 young
people in Washtenaw County.
Ann Arbor hopes to have 38 of
them employed in its city gov-
-Ozone House programs and
related activities. Aside from
$6,000 the city has already
promised to give Ozone House
over the next year, a few thous-
ans dollars will be made avail-
able to Richard Hockman, who
is running a Summer Y ou th
Employment Program out of the
house. It will be geared towards
finding odd jobs f or younger
students; and
-A loosely organized job re-
ferral network initiated by the
city but essentially run by vol-
unteers. It will try to match-up
employers and young people
seeking summer jobs. Last year
the city found room for a $14,-
300 grant for a similar pro-
gram. This year, its replace-
ment will receive virtually no
City officials blame the tight
situation on the problems they
See JOBS, Page 7

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