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Friday, August 14, 1970

Friday, August 14, 1970




Congress warned oil-
spills cause damage
WASHINGTON UP) - Scien- Hunt, Dr. Max Blumer and Dr. food chain with "severe a n d
tists warned Congress yesterday Howard Sanders. perhaps catastrophic implica-
that oil spills cause massive kills To emphasize their points, the tions in the deep sea."
of marine life and h o 1 d the scientists told of their study of Blummer said use of deter-
threat of catastrophic damage a massive oil spill Sept. 16, 1969, Bsom b si u dtes
to deep sea organisms and the off W e s t Falmouth, Mass. A gents to combat spills multiplies
ocean food chain. tanker went aground and lost the dangers since this action

They urged extreme caution
in future underwater drilling
and in transportation of oil un-
til etchniques are developed for
recovering spilled oil.
Further, the scientists s a i d
oil and oil products are poison-
ous and if ingested or absorbed
by fish and shellfish eaten by
man could be a serious health
The scientists, from t h e
Woods Hole, Mass., Oceano-
graphic Institution, testified be-
fore a Senate subcommittee
headed by Sen. Philip Hart (D-
TIhe subcommruitt(.ee is investi-
gati n two angles of offslhore oil
p;rodurction hether Interior
Deprtment policies tend to
lower offshore oil production
ani hience lead to higher prices
an d effects of increased produc-
tion and oil spills on the oceans.
Witnesses were Dr. John

about 170,000 gallons of oik
which winds carried into t h e
Wild Harbor area.
Studies began at once.
The three scientists said 93
per cent of all marine life was
killed in three days, that the
kill is continuing. that the pol-
luted area is spreading and now,
10 months after the spill, the
area is not yet repopulated by
marine life.
The polluted area nowcovers
5,000 acres offshore and 500 ac-
res of marshes and tidal rivers.
they said.
Sanders said pollution of the
oceans below what is known as
the thermocline some 1,200
to 1,500 feet below the surface.
- could be more disastrous
than pollution of the coastal
Life conditions in the d e e p
ocean, he said, have been con-
stant for millions of years and
the introduction of pollution in-
to this stable but fragile environ-
ment could be more than the
marine life could survive. This,
he said, could upset the marine
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breaks the oil into small drop-
lets and pushes t h e m to the
ocean bed.
With the opening of the fall
semester only three weeks away,
30 freshmen remain who have
not be'en guaranteed space in
University Housing. R o b e r t
Hughes, associate director of
housing, said however, that
these thirty will eventually be
accomodated in either dormi-
tories or fraternities..
When it became apparent
that University housing would
not be a b 1 e to accomodate a
large number o f applicants,
John Feldkamp, director of Uni-
versity housing, notified 80
freshmen and a number of up-
per classmen that there w a s
currently no space available for
them. Since the notification
earlier this month, 17 of the
freshmen have been placed in
housing within fraternities, 10
have been placed in the Resi-
dential College and several oth-
ers have cancelled their appli-

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Egyptians accused of
violating cease-fire
JERUSALEM (tea - Israel accused the Egyptians yesterday of
violating the fragile Middle East cease-fire by deploying Soviet mis-
siles closer to the Suez Canal and demanded that the United States
move for their withdrawal.
There were hints that Israel might postpone appointment of a
delegate to Mideast peace talks if the missiles are not pulled back.
.Defense Minister Moshe Dayan, speaking in the Knesset parlia-
ment in answer to urgent questions raised following .the reports of
the missile movements, said the alleged action was "of serious mili-
tary significance."
Dayan charged the Egyptians had thus violated a "key clause"
of the cease-fire the first night it went into effect.
Dayan said Israel had turned to Washington and demanded the
missiles be withdrawn to their previous position. This demand, he
said, is now in the discussion stage between Jerusalem and Wash-
Envoys from both Israel and Egypt called on the State Depart-
ment in Washington Thursday, and a U.S. spokesman, asked about
Dayan's charge, said, "We're still looking into the matter." He also
said the development should not retard U.N. peace efforts.
The Israelis were reported reluctant to agree to the U.S.-spon-
sored cease-fire because of fears that the Egyptians and Russians
would use the 90-day lull to redeploy the antiaircraft weapons closer
to the canal.
If this was done, the Israelis said, the deterrent strike capability
of their air force would be dangerously curtailed.
Dayan said that the Americans bore a "heavy responsibility be-
cause they offered this agreement on cease-fire and stressed the
standstill had Soviet consent."
He said Israel would also take its missile complaint to the United
Nations, where U.N. peace envoy Gunnar Jarring is attempting to
hammer out preliminary ground rules for peace talks.

"If we didn't live together, there would be no (White Pan-
ther) party," Lenni Sinclair says. "Building a new life culture
is what the party is all about."
The White Panther party has been living communally since
it started in 1968. Prior to that the party founders-John and
Lenni Sinclair and Pun and Genie Plamundon-had lived to-
gether with the MC5 in Detroit.
In 1968 the Detroit group moved to Ann Arbor and the
White Panther party was founded. In Sept., 1969 they moved
into the house they now occupy on Hill St. Half the house was
already occupied by the "Up"-a local rock band--but when the
White Panthers moved in, the walls dividing the house into
separate halves were knocked out and the "Up" members were
assimilated into the party.
All the party members sem to feel that communal living
is essential to the party. "We're living a culture revolution," Ken
Kelley, says, "We know that separation is doom."
Twenty-five people live together in the house on Hill St.
that also serves as the White Panther party headquarters and
the office for Sundance magazine.
Responsibility for cleaning and cooking is assigned on a
rotating basis, but everyone casually chips in to help do the
work-including the care and feeding of the commune's five
"Everyone will be living communally eventually," Mrs. Sin-
clair predicts, "It's artificial to live with just yourself and a few
other people."

There's a new boss boot on campus! Dunham's Continen-
tal Tyroleans, designed in Italy for mountaineering and
hiking, have been taken over by student power and claimed
as their own campus footgear. Rugged as all outdoors, sup-
ple leathers, genuine Vibram soles. Styles for He and She
. . grrrreat in every way!

As many as 25 people may sit down to meals toget
large dining room.

Photos by
Richard Lee

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Lenm Sinclair plays with her daughter Celia Sa

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