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Warmer, no
chance of rain


~iursday, August 5, 1971

Ann Arbor, Michigan

News Phone: 764-0552

City officials
fight billboard
restraint order
City officials yesterday were unsuccessful in their bid to nullify
a court ruling which temporarily restrains the city from enforcing
its four-day old billboard ordinance.
Livingston County Circuit Court Judge Paul Mahinske issued the
restraning order Monday at the request of the Central Advertising
Company, and set a hearing on the issue for Sept. 13.
Mahinske, as a visiting Circuit Court judge here last January,
uled the city's 1966' billboard ordinance unconstitutional.
The effect of Monday's ruling was to prevent the city from re-

Ellsberg's friend freed
Anthony Russo, a colleague of Daniel Ellsberg, receives an embrace from a memb'
'Action Coalition yesterday in Los Angeles, after hearing that his contempt of cour
been stayed until August 9. The sentence results from Russo's refusal to testify at
gon papers before a grand jury.
House passes (raft extens
Senate foes prepare for bc

moving billboards that violate
the new ordinance and to force
the city to approve requests for
new signs that would be in viola-
tion of the ordinance.
Yesterday, Washtenaw County
-Associated Press Circuit Court Judge John Con-
lin denied the city's request to
dissolve Mahinske's order, but
er of the Peace ruled that new billboards cannot
cc ofnteehace be erected until the matter is
t sentence had finally resolved.
boot the Penta- Conlin also ordered a hearing
held this Tuesday to determine
whether his ruling banning new
billboards should be continued
until Mahinske returns from va-
cation for the Sept. 13, hearing.
The new ordinance is similar
to the 1966 version but elimi-
iou; nates a provision calling for re-
moval of the offending bill-
boards within a specified period
IttI c of time.
Mahinske had objected to that
provision in his ruling last Janu-
ch also carries a ary.
ual military pay City Attorney Jerold Lax ques-
attracting an all- tions whether Mahinske--who is
y, passed the no longer a visiting judge-has
08. jurisdiction in the case. Lax
tion for the draft claims that the new ordinance is
30. an entirely different one from the
however, plans 1966 version. '
the third annual City officials also have ques-
'awing today. tioned why Mahinske did not no-
s will be decided tify the city before issuing his
wo million Amer- order. Lax termed this "very
will be turning 19 unusutal."
Mahinske's ruling stated that
66 numbers this "Central (Advertising Co.) will
those turning 19 be subjected to immediate and
52, leap year. irreparable injury, loss and/or
tlerdap year. damage as a result of the pub-
9,atheir draft ya. dmgasaruloftepbnum- lication and/or enforcement" of
will fill most of the billboard ordinance.
s, with older men Lax says he doubts that Cen-
ers who have lost tral will lose "vast sums of
being called. See CITY, Page 6

set free on
$5,000 bail
From wire Service Reports
Genie Plamondon was freed on
$5.000 bond yesterday after she
and her husband, Pun Plamon-
don, were arraigned in district
court in Grand Rapids Tuesday
on charges of conspiracy to pos-
sess narcotics.
Genie Plamondon was arrested
Tuesday morning at the Rain-
bow People's Party headquarters
on Hill St. by officers of the
Kent and Washtenaw County
Sheriff's Departments. She is
minister of commenications for
the party.
According to the Kent County.
Sheriff's department, she smug-
gled or attempted to smuggle
quantities of marijuana and
hashish to her husband, who is
being held in Kent County jail
on charges of possessing a
phony draft card. He is also
facing charges ofdconspiracyto
bomb the Ann Arbor offices of
the Central Intelligence Agency
in 1968.
Genie Plamondon may also
face drug possession charges in
Washtenaw County. Sgt. Richard
Robinson of the Kent County
Sheriff's department claims that
she had a small quantity of mari-
juana when she was arrested in
Ann Arbor Tuesday morning.
Pretrial examination is set for
Aug. 10.

House of Representatives passed
its version of the draft extension
bill yesterday which would pro-
long conscription for another
two years while urging President
Nixon to negotiate a final date
for removal of all U.S. forces
from Indochina.
Sen. John Stennis (D.Miss.)
chiarman of the Armed Services
Committee, said the measure
will be brought up for Senate
action after the August 6 through
September 8 congressional re-
A* The Senate version of the same
bill cled for a nine-month dead-
line for withdrawal.
Although Stennis doesn't for-
see "a great deal of trouble"
for the bill when the Senate re-
turns, doves have threatened to
filibuster the measure if the

stronger Senate amendment is
not reinstated.
Although the House version is
less vigorous in its language, it
was the first time the House had
ever voted to impose a congres-
sional stand on the President for
ending the war.
The language of the amend-
ment generally follows that of
the Senate version, expressing
the sense of the Congress that
the President should negotiate a
cease fire and name a "final
date" for withdrawal of U.S.
forces in return for the setting
of a "date certain" on Hanoi's
party for release of U.S. prison-
It also calls for a "series of
rapid and phased" U.S. with-
drawals corresponding to Hanoi's
release of prisoners.

The bill, whit
$2.4 billion ann
raise aimed at
volunteer arm
House 297 to U
The authoriza
expires on Juoi
Despite this,
went ahead for
draft lottery dr
Draft number
for the nearly t
ican men who N
this year.
There are 3-
year becauseI
were born in 19
Men getting
hers this time
next year's call
with low numb
deferments also

ocal athletic clinic includes girls
"Fore! Fore! Sandy, you're supposed to move
when I say that!"
Four hundred boys and girls, from nine to
eighteen, overran the Par Three golf course yes-
terday as part of the fourth annual summer sports
clinic, sponsored jointly by the Ann Arbor Re-
creation Department and the University athletic
The program of professional sporting advice
provided by University coaches seemed similar S'
to those of other years, except that there was one
major addition. Girls.
As the result of a suit brought against the city
by PROBE, a local women's group, girls were
allowed into all of the events offered by the pro-
gram this year for the first time. The events in-
cluded football, wrestling, track, gymnastics; base-
ball, basketball, and golf.
The addition of girls to the program has boosted
attendance to 1,400, "the largest turnout ever,"
according to Don Lund, assistant athletic director
who is in charge of the program. But along with
the increased attendance, the addition of girls has
meant a few unprecedented complications for the
coaching staff,':

Girls tee of.

See GIRLS, Page 6'

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