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page three a

Clearing and warm

Friday, July 9, 1971


News Phone: 764-0557

U.S. fails to
increase jobs,
check inflation
f raim ir(, Service It(eports
WASHINGTON - The Nixon administration admitted
yesterday that its goals for economic growth and retarding
inflation for 1971 are now unattainable.
Paul McCracken, chairman of the President's Council
of Economic Advisors and a University economics professor
on leave of absence, formally threw in the towel at the
House-Senate Economic Committee's midyear economic
Unemployment and inflation "have tirned out to be
more stubborn than we ex-
pected" in January, when
Nixon forecast a nine perArea poos
cent growth in the nation's
Gross Nat ion a Product
(GNP), McCracken said.
The GNP is the total value of
all the goods and services pro-
duced in the nation.
The White House had fore- 1ot DopDJe
cast an unemployment rate of
five per cent by the end of the
year and 4.5 per cent by mid By DAVIID J. KISTI
1972. A popular record by Jerry Reid
goes, "When you're hot, you're
The rate stool at .e aor cent hot" and he undoubtedly was
us June anid averaged ahove six singing about Ann Arbor, known
cr cent for the first five mOnsths lovingly in the summer as the
of the year. "Nation's Armpit"! If you're hot
An inflation rate of 4 per and bothered, there's no need to
cent at the end of the year and sweat, for there are a number of
3.5 per cent by mid 1972 was swimming spo to cool off in and
alsa predicted, around Ann Arbor.
To reach these goals the ad- The city operates three pua'.(
ministration said last January pools. Buhr pool located at 2751
the GNP would have to reach Packard, Fuller Pool.1519 "illr
$1.085 trillion. road, and Veterans pool, at 2150
Liberal economists had called Jackson Avenue. The cot i, 75c
Libeal conmist ha caled per time, season pass Ys ar $18.
the target impos-sible to reach prtnsaosps~ s '$
without greater economic stimu- The University opera e:,'so
lation than the administration pool facilities, but they are open
would permit. only to current students those
registered for fail termn and .1i-
Paul Samuelson. Nobel Prize- versift facultyfand stat vie
winning economist testified be- I-M pool and the Women's cool,
fore the committee in February although primarily for mns't ard
that the administrations predic- women respectively, have co-ed
tions were "poppycock". and open swimming, and costs
"No responsible jury of in- very depending on whether it is
formed persons can agree that co-ed or segregated swim period,
the Nixon-team forcast of a but at no time is the cost sxer
money GNP for 1971 of $1,065 bil- 30 cents for swimming.
lion is warranted", he said. The YM-YMCA also has swenm-
Despite these estimations Mc- ming facilities, but you mist
Cracken testifying before the become a member to use iemat
same panel on February 5 had the cost of $15 for the sumsner.
termed the goals "the probable or $40 per year.
outcome for the year". If you don't want to fight the
chlorine, Ann Arbor does have a
Yesterday, however, he tes- number of surrounding lakes,
ified that if the economy were but most are beyond easy cc:ss
pushed hard enough to reach the without transportation, and r,' toy
goals it would "revive inflation are private.
or at least delay its abatement. See COOLING, Page 10

Bell on strike
TELEPHONE CO. WORKERS picket the Ann Arbor office of the Michigan Bell Telephone Co. last
night following a company ruling that wire splicers honoring a Dearborn Bell picket line would lose
a day's pay. See story, Page 3.
* State, Indians discuss fishing
treaty disputesa

LANSING (/) - "My people
gave the white man a' place to
sleep on the East Coast-then he
took over the entire United
States," orated the dignified, 70-
year-old Indian spokesman.,
"I can stand so much pushing.
then I stop," added Elliot Pamp
of Battle Creek.
This was the determined tone
expressed by Indians at a meet-
ing called yesterday to discuss
Indian treaty rights in Michigan.
The State Department of Nat-
ural Resources (DNR) and sports
fishermen have been complaining
that Indian commercial fisher-
men are taking too many lake
trout and other fish from the
Great Lakes following a Michi-
gan Supreme Court decision up-
holding their treaty rights.
Although the meeting, called
by the Michigan Indian Commts-
sian, wtas inconclusive, the two
sides did agree to hold further
"There is excessive withdrawal
of lake trout," insisted Warren
Shapton, deputy director of DNR.
"We are seriously concerned.
We can't sit by idly and let it
continte. Measures still have to
be taken to see that it is stop-
"That is not the issue." coun-
tered Indian Commission mem-
ber Mark Perrault of L'Anse.
*"The DNR and the attorney
generals office refuse to admit
that Indians have thsis fishing
right. Meanwhile the DNR and
the sportsmen's clubs are get-
ting the people up in arms over
the Indians," Perrault said.
I n d i a n Commissioner John
Winchester of Belleville said the
situation in Michigan is getting-
as serious as in the state of Wash-

ington, where there is a similar
dispute over fishing rights. Win-
chester said he was beaten up by
state troopers there, and one of
his best friends was shot by a
white man.
After Indians complained that
white fishermen were cutting
their nets, Shapton told the meet-
ing that if there is a similar sit-
uation of Indians shooting deer
this fall, white people would
probably react in te same man-
"With your help." Perrault
shouted at him.
The last census, Perrault said,
showed there are actually only

16,854 Indians in Michigan. They
constitute no great threat to fish
in the Great Lakes, he contended.
State Sen. Stanley Novak (D-
Det.) told the group he was sick
and tired of seeing Indians push-
ed around.
"But I don't think they should
go out and rape the lakes so
there are no fish left for the In-
dians or white men," he said
"There's got to be a way to
make this thing work. We've got
to cooperate. Otherwise there is
going to be a fatality," pleaded
Indian Commission Chairman
William LeBlanc.

Films by
While the Hollywood film industry seems
to be dying, independent film groups are
forming - not only to exploit old tradi-
tions, but to open the movie media and
present what is now going on.
One such group, the Ann Arbor Women's
Film Collective plans to overcome the 'Doris
Day-mythical maiden image', while at the
same time replacing the old standards of the
role of women in the motion-picture heir-
archy with positive options for women in
the film industry.
In spiration for the group's project came
from the Women's Film Festival June 21.
Films from across the nation were shown
which contrasted the stereotyped female
with a real, self-fulfilling woman. With this
impetus, Lydia Kleiner placed an adver-
tisement calling for women interested in
making a movie, and at the same 'time

women for women
learning the technical skills necessary to
make a film.
A core of 15 women, as a result of Klein-
er's ad, has been meeting since the end of
June. They began learning the technical
skills of 8mm movie camera operation,
and plan on learning the operations for
16mm cameras.
The desire of the women involved is to
learn together, and then to exercise the
knowledge in a collective sense rather than
a static heirarchy. "Although efficiency may
be slowed down, we hope to avoid compe-
tition and snobbery between the different
positions. Besides, this system will encour-
age give-and-take situations," according to
Ellen Frankel, one -of the Collective's or- ~
Presently, the group is working on story
ideas for their film. The members of the
collective agree that the film should be
See FILM, Page 10 Film Collective member


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