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Treadway resigns
city personnel post

The Michigan Daily-Saturday, January 19, 1980-Page 3
Appeal brief filed
by Native Americans

4ollowing si
By PATRICIA HAGEN
Robert Treadway, who was suspended
this week as director of the city's Per-
sonnel/Human Rights Department,
resigned from the post yesterday. 'He
has been reassigned to the position of:
Senior Personnel Technician under an
agreement with city officials.
"Simply.. . our administration did
Ot feel6. ..he had the capacity to be a
department head, " Mayor Louis
Belcher said. "He's a good personnel
technician."'
"IT'S OUR FAULT," Belcher added.
"I think we should have done a far, far
better job of screening applicants when
the department head was hired seven
months ago," Belcher said. "I take the
blame for that.".
Treadway said he resigned because
the personnel section of the joint Per-
'*nnel/Humnan Rights Department is
understaffed. "If we can't have the

uaspe nsion
staff we need ... basically, I'd rather
not take the responsibility (for running
the department)," Treadway ex-
plained: The department has been
criticized for its inadequate enfor-
cement of Ann Arbor's human rights
ordinance due to a lack of funds.
In his new post, Treadway will deal
exclusively with personnel matters.
Presently, only one staff member in the
five member department is assigned to
personnel matters.
"WE NEED FIVE (staff members)
just on personnel for a city of this size,"
Treadway estimated. I0 addition to.
human rights matters, the department
works with hiring, recruitment, com-
pensation studies, and labor relations.
He explained that since the functions
of the two departments "are so dif-
ferent" he will advocate that the Per-
sonnel/Human Rights Department be
separated and that a director be ap-
pointed to each one.

BY JOHN GOYER
In the latest development in a nine-
year court battle between three Native
American tribes and the University, a
local attorney this week appealed a
lower court ruling, charging that it
merely legitimized the "thievery" of
the tribes' land by the University.
The case, filed in 1971, seeks to force
the University to provide Michigan
Native Americans with free education
on the basis of an 1817 treaty which
ceded nearly 2,000 acres of Indian land
to the University.
ANN ARBOR attorney Elmer White
presented a brief Tuesday bfore the
State Court of Appeals asking that a
1978 Washtenaw County Circuit Court
ruling against the Native Americans be
overturned.
White claims that the 1817 land
cession was in effect a legal agreement
to provide free education to the Native
Americans. He is representing Paul
Johnson, a Native American and a
University graduate, who is acting as
plaintiff on behalf of Native Americans
in three Michigan tribes - the Chip-

pewa, Potawatomi, and Ottawa.
After a non-jury trial in August, 1978,
Washtenaw County Circuit Court Judge
Edward Deake agreed with University
Counsel Roderick Daane that the land
cession was a gift and that there was no
agreement to educate the Native
Americans.
DAANE'S DEFENSE of the Univer-
sity, which he reiterated yesterday,
claims that not only was there no legal
trust to educate the Native Americans,
but also, if such a trust ever existed,
later treaties relieved the University of
any responsibility to educate the Native
Americans.
White confirmed last night that he
would again use historical evidence to
argue before the appellate court that
the Native Americans did not intend for
the land to be an outright gift.
Daane now has forty days to file a
counter-brief for presenting the
University's side to the appellate court,
and the court, a panel of three judges,
will then hear oral arguments from
both sides. A ruling is not expected for
several months.

Afan invasion predicted
(Continued from Page 1)

ALTHOUGH CLASS members were
aware of Whiting's prophecy, news of
toe actual invasion still came as. a
#ock:;
"I was pretty amazed when I picked
up the paper and realized what had
happened," said Trish Refo, a senior
political science major who played the
role of a Chinese diplomat in Whiting's
class. "I looked at it twice when I saw it
'(the invasion reported in the
n'ewspaper). People in the class were
tuite amazed."
ALTHOUGH HE "has a hunch" that

government officials did not anticipate
the invasion, Whiting said they
wouldn't have been in any better shape
if they knew it was coming. "What
would they have done if they did know it
would happen?" he asked.
And how long does Whiting think the
Russians will remain in Afghanistan?
"Long enough to setup a strong Afghan
army in order to control the country,"
he said. Whiting does not foresee any
movement of Russian troops across the
borders of Afghanistan (into Pakistan
or Iran).

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DIANA ROSSIn

1972

LADY SINGS THE BLUES
In her Academy Award winning film debut, DIANA ROSS captures the essence
of Billie Holiday, America's greatest blues singer. The face, the figure and the
sound of Ms. Ross is completely Billie Holiday. Totally committed to its
subject, the film brilliantly portrays the talent, despair and vulnerability of
the Great Lady Day, with BILLY DEE WILLIAMS and RICHARD PRYOR.
Sun: Coppola's YOU'RE A BIG BOY NOW
Mon: THE PASSION OF JOAN OF ARC

Ohio plates???
This unlikely license plate is seen on a car frequently parked on Cross
Street in Ann Arbor. Apparently the owner of this car prematurely suc-
cumbed to the old saying, "if you can't lick 'em,join 'em."

EMOCRA TS, REPUBLICANS SET TO CHOOSE ON MONDA Y:

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Candidates woo

Iowa audience

CINEMA II
PRESENTS
BEA TL ES NIGHT T

By KEITH RICHBURG
and-MICHAEL ARKUSH
Special to the Daily
DES MOINES-The rolling corn-
ffelds and quiet towns of Iowa have
'come the nation's hotbed of presiden-
dial politics, as this state prepares to
host the first official voting of the 1980
election. On Monday night, Iowans will
enter schools, churches, and meeting
halls in each of, thestt '#,,531 precin-
cts to initiate the process of selecting
their delegates to the Xinocratic and
Republican national conventions.
Although the actual delegates will not
be picked Monday, anyone who is
serious about being the next President
the United States has an active
organization here. And with the
caucuses only two days away the can-
didates have stepped up their efforts to
gather as much last minute support as
possible.
PRESIDENT CARTER, the
Democrat's acknowledged frontrunner,
has by far the most masive show of for-
ce in Iowa, with 35 paid staff workers,
as well as members of his Cabinet and
, amily who are scheduled to make per-
nal appearances here this weekend.
Vice President Walter Mondale, who
has campaigned actively in Iowa in
place of the president for the last

several weeks, made two more brief
steps yesterday in Algona and Mason
City.
Senator Edward Kennedy (D-Mass.)
who is challenging Carter for the
Democratic nomination, yesterday
tried to boost his underdog campaign
with a string of four personal ap-
pearances across the state. At press
conferences in Cedar Rapids and

Davenport, Kennedy repeatedly
challenged the president on both his
foreign and domestic policies, and
reminded Iowans to show up at Monday
night's caucuses.
"We can deal effectively with the
principal challenges of our time," Ken-
nedy said at a stopover at the Cedar
Rapids airport. "I find no malaise
among Iowans. Iowans believe, as I
believe, that we can recapture control

of our destiny and move with confiden-
ce towards the 1980s."
KENNEDY WAS accompanied by his
wife Joan, and his daughter, Kara. Mrs.
Kennedy urged a group of her
husband's supporters to get to the polls
on Monday "for the future of the coun-
try, and the future of Teddy."
California Governor Edmund
See PRES., Page 8

vls!

LET IT BE

'U' nixes birthday disclosure

BY JULIE ENGEBRECHT
A student's date of birth will no
longer be public information, according
to revisions in the University's student
records policy which the Regents ap-
proved yesterday.
The policy, adopted in March 1977,
was clarified to provide for release of
only the height and weight of inter-
collegiate athletes. Previously, such in-
formation could be released for all
campus athletes. Also included in the
Regents' clarification of the records
policy is a statement allowing for
students' honors and awards to be
made public.
ALSO YESTERDAY, the Regents
voted to meet at their next session with

. a local developer who is seeking to buy
a parcel of land from the University
near Forest and Washtenaw Avenues.
The developer, John Stegeman, wants
to develop a high-rise building in the
area east of the Church Street parking
structure, to include apartments, con-
dominiums, and a parking structure.
Stegeman has sought unsuccessfully
to buy 16,659 sq. ft. of land next to his
property for the high-rise structure.
Representatives of a citizens group will
also be invited to meet with Regents.
The action is in response to request by
members of the South University Mer-
chants Association that the Regents sell
the land.

IN ADDITION, Regent Thomas
Roach (D-Saline) asked University
President Harold Shapiro to clarify the
University's position in regard to a cat
mutilation which occurred in early
December.
"University policy is that if we have
people who are somehow associated'
with the University involved in issues of
that nature off campus, it's a matter for
civil and criminal proceedings and
that's a matter for the city or state to
pursue in the normal manner. We don't
make any attempt to shield students or
other representatives of the campus
from that and we made no attempt to do
that in this case," Shapiro said.

(Michael Lindsay-Hogg, 1970)
A documentary built along the lines of A HARD DAY'S
NIGHT, this film stresses informality and the Beatles' quiet
spontaneous ability. Featuring several songs never re-
leased on Beatle records, LET IT BE culminates with the
classic concert on top of the Apple Building in London.
(80 min) 7:00 and 10:00
HELP.
(Richard Lester, 1965)
The zaniest of the live-action Beatle films, HELP! is a series
of hilarious and improbable adventures. Members of a
bizarre religious cult are after one of. Ringo's rings for a
ritual sacrifice, and they'll go to any lengths to get it,
chasing our four heroes throughout England, Switzerland
and the Bahamas. Great songs, and fun for the whole
family. (94 min) 8:30

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TOMORROW: THE SEVEN SAMURAI

Ypsi bank heist biggest in
state; robber still at large

FILMS
Ann Arbor Film Co-operative-Carnal Knowledge, 7, 10:20 p.m.; King
of Marvin Garden, 8:40 p.m., MLB 4.
Cinema Two-Let ItBe, 7, 10 p.m.; Help!, 8:30 p.m., Angell Aud. A.
Meditrics-Gimme Shelter, 7, 11 p.m.; Yellow Submarine, 9 p.m., Nat.
Sci.
Cinema Guild-Lady Sings The Blues, 7, 9:30 p.m., Old Arch. Aud.
SPEAKERS
Chai Club of Hebrew Day School of Ann Arbor-"The Movies, Twentieth
Century Art Form and the Jewish Contribution," Frank Beaver, film critic
and teacher, 8 p.m., Beth Israel Social Hall, 2000 Washtenaw.
PERFORMANCES
School of Music-Voice Recitals, Karen Wicklund: Recital Hall, 8 p.m.;
Bernadine Oakley: Pendleton Room, 8 p.m.
The Ark-Peter "Madcat" Ruth: Ark, 9 p.m.
EXHIBITS
Museum of Art-"Eighteenth-Century Prints and Drawings," 9 a.m.-5
p.m.
SlusserGallery-"Art/Book/Art," "Watercolors, acrylic paintings and
collages," Prof. William Lewis, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Bentley Historical Collections-"Women's Athletics at U-M: The Early
Years," 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Exhibit Museum-"Indians of the Great Lakes Region," rotunda, 9
a.m.-5 p.m., Musuem of Natural History.
Rare Book Room-"Charles Dickesn: 1812-1970," 10 a.m.-noon.
Union Art Gallery-"Ceramics, sculpture, and printmaking," Joan
Gallup and Paulene Benio, 12-5 p.m.
Kelsey Museum of Archaeology-"Faces of Immortality," 1-4 p.m.
Planetarium-"The Sky Tonight," 2, 3, 4 p.m., Museum of Natural
History.
}ITQf1n r A r EMW TAI

By TIMOTHY YAGLE
Local FBI officials last night were
looking for a man who pulled off the
largest bank heist in state history Thur-
sday when he robbed $421,000 from an
Ypsilanti bank.
Investigators said a white male, who
witnesses said pointed a blue steel gun
at a National Bank of ┬░Ypsilanti teller
Thursday afternoon before he escaped,
may be armed and is considered
dangerous. It is unknown how the tall
man, wearing a grey ski mask, gloves,
and a bulky winter coat, managed to
carry the 70-75 pounds of money from
the bank's office at 133 W. Michigan
Ave. No shots were fired:
THE ROBBERY occurred at 3:15
p.m. Thursday when the gunman,
described by FBI investigators as six
feet, 180 pounds, forced teller David
Daugherty, 18, to open the vault. The
suspect then used his gun to strike
Daugherty, of Ypsilanti, on the upper
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back, Ann Arbor FBI officials said. The
officials added that they were unsure
whether the teller was hospitalized, but
said he was not seriously injured.
Bank officials have offered a $10,000
reward for information leading to the
recovery off the money and to the
suspect's indictment.
FBI officials said they don't know if
the suspect acted alone or with an ac-
complice and are hopeful witnesses will
come forth with additional information.

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