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1971 Auburn Plainsman

19710507 Auburn Plainsman

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AUBURN PUINSMMI Editorials •••
Campus Color


HRF moratorium results

in confrontation at Union

By John Samford SGA Pres. Jimmy Tucker Richard M. Nixon that this group recently by the Auburn chapter
informed Mengel that use of the favored the setting of an im- of the American Civil Liberties
Plainsman Editor-elect P A system was prohibited mediate withdrawal date for all Union which called for immediate
during class hours. After a American forces in Southeast changes in the University Dis-
The Human Rights Forum's lengthy argument the system Asia. cipline Code and to accompany
"strike against business as was shut down. the group in their march for
usual" resulted in a major The march then proceeded to peace in Vietnam.
confrontation between student The law permits use of an Samford Hall where Pres. Harry
demonstrators and Student amplifier only during the first M. Philpott was asked to attend President Philpott replied
Government Association of- 10 minutes of each hour between the special Senate forum to that he could not accompany the
ficials Wednesday. A crowd classes and from noon until 1 discuss the campus advertising students on the march or go to
of over 200 held a sit-in on p.m. law, to take immediate steps to the Senate meeting due to
the third floor of the Union approve a resolution adopted
Building to protest the Cam- At 1:30 p.m., a group of about See page 5, col. 5
pus Advertising Law relating 250 students marched to the
to the use of public address hallway outside the SGA offices Phi Kappa Phi
systems during class hours. in the Auburn Union and chanted
The argument which Jim Mengel, 4GPO, center, to inform him that and sang while five represen- picks initiates
public address systems could not be used The group also confronted Col. tatives of the group negotiated
Sit-in resulted in a sit-in at during class hours. Mengel protested the Andrew Lamar, professor of with Tucker in his office.
the SGAoffices Wednes- law and later led over 200 students to Tucker's Military Science, Pres. Harry M.
Union Building office. Philpott and Dean of Women The group demanded a special
day, began when SGA Pres. Jimmy Tucker, Katharine Cater on issues re- session of the Student Senate
lating to the war in Vietnam, to consider changing the law
second from right, interrupted a speech by University discipline pro- concerning P A systems. P r e s . Harry M. Philpott is cluded in the selection of under-
cedures and women's rules. graduates. Seniors in the top five
Rare Earth to appear Tucker refused to call a to be among this year's Phi per cent of their class are tapped
The controversy over the use special session but did agree if they have a 2.4 grade point
in concert on May 14 of P A systems began around. to invite the Senate and demons- Kappa Phi initiates. average. The top ten per cent of
11:15 a.m. when Jim Mengel, trators to hold an open forum the graduate school who have a
4GPA, attempted to deliver a Wednesday night in Haley Phi Kappa P h i , the first honor 2.7 average are selected for
speech on the incident at Kent Center. society to recognize superior membership.
State University last spring. scholarship in all fields of study
At 3 p.m., the group began a takes into membership the high- This year one junior, Mrs.
march which led first to Broun est-ranking students from the Dana Beshears, 3PY, was chosen.
Hall where it was demanded that entire University and it is the
Colonel Lamar notify his im- only honorary scholastic society Other undergraduates are Sarah
mediate superior and Pres. on campus which selects its L. Arendall, 4SED; Roy Mason
members from all schools. Arnold, 4BI; Judith Barrett,
The Rare Eartn, rock group, also hosting a Black Arts Fest- on black culture and history. Senate faces problem 4EED; Joseph F . Barth, 4CN;
sponsored by the Auburn Afro- ival May 14-16 which will be at- At 11 a.m. there will be an art Dean Emeritus Dr. Fred H. Beverly Beaird, 4SED; Michael
American Association, will tended by black students from exhibit in the Bradley Lounge. in allocation of funds Pumphrey of the School of P. Bess, 4ME; Patricia Blanken-
present a concert at the Me- throughout the area. Over 300 The exhibit will consist of ori- Engineering and Dr. Edwin B. ship, 4PS; J.R. Boddie, 4EE;
morial Coliseum next Friday high school students are ex- ginal art contributed by black By Thorn Botsford Smith, dean of agriculture, have George R. Boiler, 4IE; Margaret
at 8:15 p.m. pected, in addition to college students. Plainsman News Editor also been chosen for member- L. Bunn, 4EED; John H. Camp
students from Auburn and Tus- ship, in recognition of their Jr., 4LEC- William J. Camp, 4EC;
Tickets are on sale from kegee.. After lunch in the cafeteria, The Student Senate faces "an almost impossible task" in outstanding achievements in Carol A.Chandler, 4SED; Patrick
nine a.m. to five p.m. at the a band contest will be held. High the fields of teaching and ad- S. Cheatham, 4PS; Alberto Chei-
Coliseum box office, and at the Registration of visitors will school combos will compete upcoming allocation proceedings, Ken Farmer, chairman of the ministration," said S. Blake sa, 4AR and Beverly Joyce Cope,
Auburn Union. General admission begin Friday afternoon at 2 p.m. for a cash prize. In the evening, Yates, marshall and vice-pres- 4HE.
tickets are $3 and reserved At 5 p.m. a delegate from the ' 'The Reflections,'' from Tuske- Senate Budget and Finance Committee, stated. ident elect of the Auburn Chapter
seats are $4 and $5. Southern Christian Leadership gee, will play at the Festival of the fraternity. Kay Ellen Cotney, 4EED;
Conference (SCLC) will speak Ball held in the Student A total of approximately $259,- er. After completing the alloca- Edwin M. Crawford, 4AC; Thomas
In conjunction with the ap- in the Student Activities Build- ivities Building. Wednesday at 4 p.m. a re- Craig Davis, 4AC; William R.
pearance of Rare Earth, Auburn's ing. 130 will be available to dis- tion study, the committee will ception was held in the Union Davis. 4MCH;Cheryl Diane Dean,
Afro-American Association is May 16 at 10 a.m., choirs from Ballroom to honor those selected 4EED; Mary Ellen Denmore,
Rev. Ralph Abernathy, presi- the high schools attending will tribute among campus organiza- make a formal recommendation for membership. The initiation 4EED; James H. Dixon, 4AM;
Graduation fees of $10 dent of the SCLC and planned participate in a "sing-in" in will be May 27. Madge H. Dunmeyer, 4SED;
should be paid at the speaker for this meeting, will the Auburn Union Ballroom. At tions requesting $364,185 from to the Senate. "We hope to be Rodney Wayne Dunn, 4GMH;
Cashier's Office by May not be able to attend as he will 1 p.m., another general ses- the Student Activity Fund for finished in time to report to "Phi Kappa Phi is the top Edward Allen Fountain, 4PM;
25 by all students ex- be in Budapest at this time. sion will be held. activities next year. The com- the Senate May 12," said Farmer. scholastic honor society at Judy Allen Fuller, 4GCH; Sharon
pecting to graduate in mittee met every night this week Auburn," said Yates, assistant Gandy, 4EEP; R.A. Gates, 4EE;
June. A S5 late fee will Proceeds above the cost of Dr. John Cashin, former can- and will continue deliberations The estimated balance from to the dean and instructor in the Peter H. Glawe, 4FI; Linda O.
be charged after May 25. the band will be used to provide didate for governor, Representa- on student allocations next last year's allocation is $14,- School of Pharmacy. The society Hardie, 4SED; Ann Hollis Hig-
a scholarship fund for incoming tive Fred Gray from Tuskegee week. 130.21, a total which will be was organized in 1897, and the gins, 4SED; Marcia Hilliard,
black students and for establish- and Dr. John M. Pressley, added to the income from 1971- Auburn chapter was established 4SED; Ronnie Hyllyer, 4MCH;
ing community programs to aid psychologist with the VA Hospital in 1914. Ronald G. Horton, 4GEH; James
the underprivileged. in Tuskeegee, will hold a dis- "The committee feels that all 72 Student Activity Fees which
cussion on the problems of drug This year, for the first time, See page 5, col. 6
May 15 at 9:30 a.m., a general abuse. This session will close of the requests are worthwhile, is estimated to be $245,000. certain juniors with a 2.8 grade
session will be held in the Au- the activities for the weekend. point; average or better are in-
burn Union. A speaker will talk but some requests will have to Most organizations have re-
be modified or cut," said Farm- See page 5 col. 7

Mortar Board selects 25 at Honors Convocation

Mortar Board, senior wom- and a member of AWS Exec- Cwens and Alpha Gamma selor. senator from education. She ident of the War Eagle Girls. WMm
en's honorary, made its utive and Judiciary Council. Delta and has a 2.76 overall Angela Johnson, 4PY, is has a 2.69 and is a member She is the vice-president of
annual selection of new She has a 2.72 overall av- average. of Cwens. Alpha Gamma Delta and a
members at the Associated erage. the past president of Alpha senator from Home Econom-
Women Students honors con- Inza Fort, 3GPO, with a Anita Page, 3HPR, is ics.
vocation on April 26. Twenty- Debbie Brown, 4SED, has 2.12 overall, has been active Gamma Delta and is a mem- president of AWS and Kappa
five women were tapped for a 2.19 overall and is pres- as AWS Secretary, Judiciary ber of Rho Chi. She is a Kappa Gamma. She has a 2.37 Susan Spratlin, 3EED, is
their outstanding qualities ident of Alpha Gamma Delta. Council member and was a Tau Kappa Epsilon sweet- overall and is a member of the president of Alpha Delta
of leadership, scholarship She is also Sigma Alpha Chi Omega officer. heart and has a 2.05 over- Kappa Delta Pi. Pi and a Cwens adviser. She
and service. Epsilon little sister and all. is an Angel Flight Officer
was a cheerleader. Beverly Fredrick, 4SED, Amy Lynn Philips, 3HPR, with a 2.38 overall.
Election of new officers has a 2.17 average, and was Patti Kime, 3FCD, is the has a 2.26 overall and is a
included Beth Avret, 3GPO, Charlene Bunting, 3EED, the secretary of Alpha Gamma second vice-president of cheerleader. She is also a Becky Stanford, 3SED, is
president of the honorary is Gamma Phi Beta president, Delta. She was a member of Alpha Delta Pi, a student War Eagle Girl and a member the rush chairman of Chi
with Patti Kime, 3FCD, vice- Cwens member and a Sigma Cwens and is the president senator and president of Sig- of Kappa Delta Pi. Omega, Pershing Rifle Spon-
president, Carol Crawford, Pi little sister. She has a of Delta Omicron. ma Chi little sisters. She sor and Glomerata features
3GMH, secretary and Sue also has a 2.11 overall av- Marsha Prather, 3SED, is editor. She has a 2.24 over-
Turner, 4PY, treasurer. 2.50 overall average. Marva Ann Gillam, 4SED, erage. the vice-president of Alpha all.
Marion Cox, 3FL, has a was chairman of the Black Lambda Delta and the trea-
New members include Lane1 Arts Festival and worked Dee Lee, 4GSP, with a surer of Alpha Delta Pi. She Sue Turner, 4PY, is the
Agnew, 4GEHS, who has a 2.28 overall average, was with the Afro-American .is- 2.70 overall, is president of has a 2.56 overall average secretary of Alpha Phi Alpha,
2.62 overall average. Her assistant to the chairman of sociation. She was also on Alpha Delta Pi, War Eagle and i s a member of Cwens. a junior counselor and a Phi
activities include Pi Kappa Horizons Symposium and the President's Advisory Girl and an Alpha Tau Omega Delta Chi sweetheart with
Alpha little sister, Kappa also a member of Cwens. Committee Program for the little sister. Kathy Rice, 3NF/SED is a 2.45 overall.
Delta sorority and Cwens Disadvantaged and has a the vice-president of Alpha
extension secretary. Carol Crawford, 3GMH, is a Cheryl Lehman, 3VED, has Chi Omega and is Omega Tau Linda Weldon, 3SED, is
War Eagle girl, a junior 2.43 overall. a 2.50 overall and is a mem- Epsilon sweetheart. She has the Chi Omega vice-president
Beth Avret is past pres- counselor and a member of Anne Hipp, 3SED, has a ber of Cwens. She is the a 2.09 average and is a and is a member of Kappa
ident of Alpha Lambda Delta the debate team. She has a pledge trainer of both Angel member of Omicron Nu. Delta Pi and Sigma Alpha
2.46 overall average. 2.21 overall and is a member Flight and Alpha Delta Pi. Eta. She has a 2.56 overall
of Cwens and Kappa Delta Jane Sinback, 4HME, has a average.
Martha Ann Dunn, 4SED, is Pi. She is also a junior coun- Judy Pace, 3GMH, ispres- 2.69 overall and is the pres-
an AWS officer, member of ident of Chi Omega and a


T H E AUBURN PLAINSMAN -2 Friday, May 7, 1971

HRFmoratorium attracts 300

By Thorn Botsford fense spending and social is reprinted in full on page to reach are either in classes tracted to a display table set

Plainsman News Editor needs. He expressed concern, 12.) or dormitories preparing for up on the mall by a group of

A moratorium on "business however, over the growing Millard Grimes, editor of an afternoon nap," she added. ministers who called them-
the Opelika-Auburn Daily
as usual' • sponsored by the division in American society News, spoke at 12:30 p.m. Speaking on the same topic, selves the "CampusMinisters
on the "right to dissent." Anita Page, president of the for Peace." Rev. Walter Por-
Human Rights Forum attracted between groups characterized Grimes said that the first Associated Women Students, ter of the Baptist Student
examples of American dis- said that a m e n d m e n t s to Union said the ,ministers
limited participation Wednes- as "longhairs" and "hard- sent were expressed in several existing rules for wanted to display their con-
grievances against King women had been submitted cern about the war by distri-
day as most s t u d e n t s at- hats." Thompson said that George III before the A- to Pres. Harry M. Philpott buting literature published
merican Revolution. He for approval. The adoption of by clergy in regard to Viet-
tended classes. the future welfare of the said that dissent was a optional meal tickets, the nam. One pamphlet listed
"constant, effective, and abolishment of curfews for various facts on the Vietnam
During the day, approxi- country depended upon the powerful factor in our coun- sophomore women, and dorm war and another provided in-
try." visitation for men are among formation about prisoners of
mately 300 students gathered r e c o n c i l i a t i o n of these the proposed changes. Miss war.

on the Haley Center Mall to groups.

listen to speeches and con- Pat Curtis, who headed
duct "open discussions" on the Trout party ticket in the
topics ranging from the war recent Student Government
tin Indochina to campus rules Association election, spoke
for women. on the "discipline" problem

Due to a campus advertis- at Auburn. Labeling continued "The most extreme case Page said that most Auburn
of dissent in our country students "care" about
Col. Andrew Lamar, professor of military science.wasoneof ing law, speeches over the d i s c u s s i o n on the issue resulted in the Civil War," changing the present rules, GREEN FEES
HRF ROD t h o s e confrontedWesnesdayafternoonasapproximately200stu- said Grimes. He added that but are reluctant to become
public address system could "trite," Curtis encouraged the assassinations of na- involved in the changing pro- 9 holes $2.00
• dents held a march Wednesday to commemorate those students tional leaders in recent years cess. all day $3.00
killed last spring at Kent State University. The crowd demanded that Colonel only be delivered between students to adopt a "non- are dangerous signals that
Lamar do everything in his power to help end the war in Vietnam. dissent may have reached Because of a sudden de-
classes-about a ten minute violent, activist" approach cision by moratorium organi-

period-except d u r i n g the to change the existing dis-

noon hour. ciplinary code and present

Operational problems with women's rules. a chronic level. "The major zers to "sit in" at the SGA
question before us today office to protest the present
Dean of York Cathedral the public address system "Plan your own pressure concerns the extreme limits advertising law, John Saxon, NOT Closed For Repairs
prevented Jim Mengel, 4GPA, group," said Curtis, "Then, of dissent," said Grimes. chairman of the American
from delivering a speech at after politely asking the ad-
9 a on. concerning the anni- ministration to stop stand- Civil Liberties Union, did
not deliver his scheduled
speaks on history,humanity versary of the Kent State in- ing on your heads, you have "Coed involvement at Au- speech on "Civil liberties Re-ope. Miy 15
cident. Mengel spoke later a right to stronger action- burn" was the topic of a and Auburn Students." boilTO
in the morning. legal action-if there is no talk delivered by Beverly
response," he added. B r a d f o r d , editor of The Him W-7744
Joseph Thompson, history
History, not race or blood, have one," Richardson said, Humanism, which cannot instructor, spoke at 10 a.m. Rev. George Telford, pas- Plainsman. "I can't really Between speeches, stu-,
is what defines one nation on the "relaxation of cold tor of the First Presbyterian get too enthused about speak- dents were urged to talk with golf
from another to make "for- a d d i n g , "Historians take exist apart from science any war tensions and other is- Church of Auburn, spoke at ing on coed involvement to- the scheduled speakers in FcoursC
over from the poets a sense more than science can exist 'an 18-hole, par 72 lay-out
apart from the humanities, he
eigners" of us all, the Dean of belonging. They are the said, is part of the tradition sues relating to United States noon on the war in Southeast day," said Miss Bradford. an open discussion format. ill
of York Cathedral, England, k e e p e r s of useful myths. and developed in the uni- foreign policy." Thompson Asia. (Rev. Telford's speech "Most of the people I want Many students were at-
said at Auburn this week. They must not only be know- said that the recent "ping-
The Very Reverend Alan l e d g e a b l e but have rich versities. "The very word, pong diplomacy" with China
Richardson, distinguished imagination to i n t e r p r e t 'universities' emphasizes the and the defeat of further
Facultylast of the year's Franklin Strength comes from his- to the other, challenging the appropriations were examples member appointed
theologian-historian, w a s people to themselves." relationship of each subject Supersonic Transport (SST)

L e c t u r e r s , speaking on tory, through what men have university to unite all schol- of the "new relaxed atti-
"History, Humanity and the done in the past, the Dean arly endeavor in search of tude."
continued. He cited Biblical knowledge." chairman of FDA committee
University." Emphasizing that the SST
defeat was "one of the few Dr. Donald E. Hayhurst,
"Because of reverence for religion as important to the While at Auburn, Dean times that the power of the professor of political science immediately effective and facturers.
the past, people need to in- understanding of what is go- Richardson visited classes. American military had been at Auburn, has been recently
vent a history if they don't ing on in Israel today. in English, history, and phil- appointed chairman of a
osophy, and met informally Federal Food and Drug Ad-
Auburn ME professor with students. His visit fol- challenged," Thompson was ministration advisory com- last until April 14, 1973. Secretary Richardson will
lowed two previous Franklin optimistic about the nation's mittee.
lecturers, David Reisman future priorities regarding de- consult with the Hayhurst-
Sec. Elliot Richardson of
the Department of Health, The PPPT Advisory Com- chaired committee in making
Education and Welfare re- mittee was established by findings and establishing
and Walter Heller. cently announced that passing the 1970 Poison standards relating to poison
president of ASEE Evangelist'sDean Richardson was Hayhurst's chairmanship
educated at Liverpool Uni- of the Poison Prevention Prevention Packaging Act. packaging.
Packaging Technical Ad-
Under the terms of the

versity and at Exeter Col- youth revival federal act, the advisory Hayhurst received his
lege, Oxford. Early in his starts May 9 committee is to be composed Ph.D. from Pittsburg, where
Dr. Donald M. Vestal Jr., Division of the Southeastern career he was closely as- of not more than 18 members he wrote his doctoral dis-
head, Department of Me- Region. sociated with the Student representative of HEW, the sertation on consumer pro-
chanical Engineering, at Au- Christian Movement in Dept. of Commerce, house- tection and the FDA. He has
burn, is the newly-elected Other Auburn faculty mem- England. hold substances manufactur- also written monographs
president of the Regional bers were also recognized. ers, scientists, medical and articles and has
Dr. J. Grady Cox, dean of the

American Society for School of Engineering, was He has held a number of A six day ' 'youth oriented'' visory Committee would be practitioners, consumers,and lectured on the subject of
Engineering Education elected vice-chairman of ecclesiastical posts, in- revival featuring evangelist household container manu- consumer protection.

(ASEE). He is the first the Administrative Unit. Dr. cluding those of Chaplain of Bill Sauer is scheduled to
from Auburn to attain this R. I. Vachon, alumni profes- begin Sunday night a 7:30 in
position. sor in Mechanical Engineer- Ripon Hall, Oxford, and Duck Samford Park. Sauer, FROSTING SPECIAL SSI REFRIGERATORS
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al ASEE in 1965, and has was elected secretary of ited in the United States publicity chairman for the We appreciate you to walk
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Friday, May 7, 1971 THE AUBURN PUINWUN

Concerts allowed Extramural

with restrictions monies

Campus outdoor rock con- The concerts have been decrease
certs will be allowed in the temporarily suspended for
future with certain restric- the past weeks while the com-
tions, under a resolution mittee studied the problem
of violation of state drug
passed by the Social Life and alcohol laws at several During the month of April,
Committee last week and ap- previous concerts. Auburn received a total of
proved by Pres. Harry M. 18 extramural contracts and
Philpott. The terms of the resolution grants representing a total

are as follows: of 8784,724 in supportof

Civil rights 1. Any group desiring to teaching, research and ex-
sponsor a concert must work tension programs of the Uni-
in conjunction with the Stu- versity.

legislator dent Government Association Compared to the month
of April a year ago, this
or the Auburn Union, represents a decrease of
2. Any concerts held out- 14 per cent in the receipt of
extramural funds. Also, com-
side can begin no earlier pared to the previous month
this year, this represents a
here May 11 than l p.m. and end no later What can you say about a cement mixer that fell in a hole? decrease of 15 per cent in
than 9 p.m. Tmck SfOfV T h a t iC l 0 0 k e d absurd lying helplessly on its side by the extramural funds.
*'"** * , , w " 7 Fisheries Building like a giant overturned shopping cart. But
3. All performing bands the story has a happy ending; the truck was set upright and lived to mix again. "This situation," accord-
must maintain a reasonable ing to Dr. Ben T. Lanham
George M. Johnson, law- volume level. Jr., vice-president for re-
yer-educator and civil rights 4. The sponsor must pay
legislator, will visit the for any supervisory action
Auburn campus as part of
the University Lecture

Guidelines given to ovoidSeries May 11and 12.
that is required by Univer-
sity police.

5. The sponsor will work

His public lecture, "The to provide internal control delays in VA payments search at Auburn, "is largely h
Student and the Law," will and security to adhere to a reflection of continuing '
be at 4 p.m. Tuesday, May 11 campus rules and regulations current Federal fiscal pol-
in Haley Center 3195. and state laws. icies and of recent major
cut-backs in Federal sup-
6. The sponsor must pro-

Johnson was educated at vide maintenance and clean- Neil R. Smart, director of enrollment (VA Form 21E- be able to OK the change. port of scientific endeavors
the University of California the Montgomery Regional Of-
where he received the A.B. up after the concert. 1999). 7. When VA writes anyone, in higher education. Auburn,
and law degrees. He prac-
ticed law in California early fice of the Veterans Adminis- 4. A change in credit hours there is a claim number like other major universities
in his career. 7. All concert advertising tration, announced recently
is restricted to the Auburn that any students attending means that VA Form 21E- shown on the letter. It is an in the country, is receiving
He served as general coun- 1999b must be sent in by 8-digit number with a " C " its share of these effects.
sel on the President's Com- Campus. Auburn under the veteran the Registrar immediately. prefix, that should be mem-
mittee on Fair Employment
Practice from 1942-45. During Dean K a t h a r i n e Cater, students G.I. Bill are respon- Veterans should confirm that orized. "For the country as a
1945-58 he was affiliated chairman of the Social Life sible for notifying the VA of this is done. whole," Dr. Lanham said,
with the Association of Committee, said that the any changes in their status. 8. Time is of the essence "These effects on higher
American Law Schools, Baloney Brothers, 'sponsors The following suggestions 5. A new wife or baby will and speed in doing these education have been drastic.
serving for a term as chair- of past concerts, came before were offered to students to affect the training allowance things will enable the VA to In many institutions, re-
man of its Committee on the committee and expressed avoid delays in receiving VA can pay. Report added pay you on time. It is the search laboratiries have
Legal Education. a desire to continue the con- their checks: dependents. Get VA Form veteran's responsibility to
certs and to provide internal 1. First-time G.I. Bill stu- 21-686c. Declaration as to see that these things are been closed, support of
Johnson was also dean
of the Howard University Law control. dents should get their Cer- Marital Status, from Regis- done. faculty and graduate re-
School from 1946-58. He has trar, local service organiza-
been, since 1958, a member Dean Cater said that the tificate of Eligibility from search has been seriously
of the U.S. Committee on tion representative, or VA
Civil Rights. He was vice Baloney Brothers felt they the VA at least a month be- curtailed, graduate fellow-
chancellor for the Univer- office nearest you. Send this History speech ship programs have been
sity of Nigeria from 1960-64, could better control the prob- fore registration. form in to your VA Regional
and is currently, a member
of the faculty at Michigan lems concerning drugs and 2. Certificate of Eligibility Office with proof of the Phi Alpha Theta, his- eliminated and hundreds of
State University. alcohol by appealing to the should be given to Regis- change, i.e., birth certificate, tory honorary, is spon- scientists have been forced
crowds to work in conjunc- trar's Office at time of regis- marriage certificate, divorce soring John B. Wolf from to reorient their efforts to- Pres. Harry M. Philpott
tion with the U n i v e r s i t y . tration. They will complete decree, death certificate, the University of Illi- ward areas and problems in Birthday was presented with a
etc. nois, Chicago Circle. He which they may be both
Dean Cater expressed the the reverse side and forward will speak on "The Bal- less interested and less special cake on his birth-
6. A change of school or ance of Power" at 4 productive.
belief that the participants to VA. course must be reported to p.m. in Haley Center day yesterday as he "rapped" with students in Sam-
VA. Get VA Form 21E-1995 2370 on Monday. Pollution came over on the
in the concerts could clear 3. Veterans re-enrolling in well-head of the actual Mayflower. ford Park. The cake was presented by SGA Pres,
up the problems and hoped should make sure that the change as the VA may not
that no further action need Registrar's Office forwards Jimmy Tucker in the name of all Auburn students.

be taken by the University. to VA his Certificate of Re- Tucker claimed that the presentation was "definitely

not a political maneuver.''



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Tickets on sale at U.B.
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$3 general admission
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Editorial Page Beverly Bradford

The Environment Protest.- Trees hide forest

Typically myopic Human peared to be planned because day.)
Rights Forum (HRF) members th e demon strator s n e e d e d Then the marchers ad-
We are lucky here in Auburn. because of the siltation process. The and their supporters focused something-anything-to con- j o u r n e d to Graves Amphi-

When we look up at the sun, we Chewacla area popular for "creek- on trees to the total exclu- front someone-anyone-with, theatre for a rock concert,
sion of the forest when .in because confrontation seemed
have to squint. Not so in Birmingham banking" smells like sewage. the significance of which, in
just 120 miles away where the sun is the middle of moratorium day, appropriate on moratorium day. the midst of a moratorium on
often a softly glowing, ill-defined Even if pollution in Auburn presents "business as usual*' tocon-
blob and the particulate matter level no immediate health problems here, they stomped off in anger to The war and its horror was sider U.S. involvement in the
trebled the 200 critical level last areas down stream are affected by occupy the SGA office and quickly and completely for- Vietnam war, is difficult to
month. the pollution from Town Creek which demand that the campus ad- gotten as the demonstrators grasp.
empties ultimately in Mobile Bay. vertising law, passed last rushed off to sail paper air-
Our drinking water is adequate, From an esthetic point of view, the quarter by the Student Senate planes down the hall outside In terms of effectiveness,
and our supply sources are not in odor from areas of chewacla destroys after weeks of debate, be the SGA office. Afterwards, the day's efforts were a total
immediate danger. We are not in the the attractiveness of the scene. changed immediately .so the they marched on Broun Hall loss, The demonstrators, in-
path of aircraft flight patterns; most demonstrators could operate to demand that Col. Andy stead of following the stated
of us rise to the buzz of alarm clocks, As we enjoy the warm spring ,sun a public address system at* Lamar, director of the (en- goal of the Student Mobiliza-
not the thunder of turbojets. perhaps we should remember the three Haley Center during class tirely voluntary) Army ROTC tion Committee (SMC) to carry
laws of ecology proposed by Dr. Barry time. program,halt the Vietnam war; out the moratorium on a
person-to-person level by en-
But let's not kid ourselves. Aubum Commoner, director of the Center Their protest became ludi- then to President Philpott's
crous in light of the blatantly office where they demanded gaging others (i.e., largely
does have pollution problems. We are for the Biology of Natural Systems obvious fact that if the mora- that he halt the war and re- apathetic Auburn students) in
torium had been properly vamp the discipline system, discussions of the war, in-
lucky only for the time being. Now at Washington University in St. Louis: planned, the rule concerning then to Social Center where
dulged in a juvenile display
we can escape from classes to Che- (1) Everything is connected .with use of the PA system would they harrassed Dean Cater remindful of trick-or-treating
wacla, but the lake is slowly, steadi- everything else. (2) Everything goes have been known to the de- about women's rules (after or a panty raid. Their activi-
ly filling with silt. somewhere. (3)Thereis no such thing monstrators, and they could having totally ignored AWS ties bore no hint of the calm,
as a free lunch. have voiced their protest at reasonable approach to dis-
Lake Wilmore, once the city water £!>;«**• Sww-T-*-** TO IET lim President Anita Page, our cussion of the Vietnam war
supplier, is now useless as a supplier . Or being lucky forever. IKHT JMOT ALL THIS GO TO YOUR HEAD.* the last Senate meeting. only real hope for rule change,

Rusty Eubanks As it was, the incident ap- when she spoke earlier in the which was intended by the

Pharmacy School SMC as a fitting memorial to
the six students who were

Pres. Harry M. Philpott has com- port the school as we plan for a 'new Students can point to 'dead wood' in faculty slain last year at Kent and
Jackson State Universities.
mended Gov. George C. Wallace and day for pharmacy.'" I cannot conceal my cyni-

the Alabama Legislature for passing We join President Philpott in com- About every two weeks a by a quiz. There is even a cant number of suggestions selves heard. cism.
a bill which provides $4 million for mending Governor Wallace and the group of students and facul- peculiar lack of the usual are not acted on, the commit-
"acquiring and providing facilities" state legislature and in asking for ty members file into a small clever, graffiti-like jargon tee knows about it. Some suggestions for sug- It may be the result of old
for Auburn's School of Pharmacy. room in Haley Center, sit that usually plagues sugges- gestions: Be reasonably brief, age encroaching on a gradu-
the help of those who insisted on down, pull out little slips tion boxes. ating senior, or of senility
"As we expand the University's keeping the Pharmacy School on the of paper, and begin discus- I suppose the problem is but back up your allegations claiming another Plainsman
role in helping with the solutions of Aubum campus. But we feel that sing them. This is the Uni- As a student member of editor at the term's end. But
some of the great problems relating the real credit for what will surely versity Senate's Teaching the committee, I can sympa- that students do not know with examples or facts. Try I was sorely disappointed in
to health care," said President Phil- be a great step forward for Auburn, Effectiveness Committee. The thize with a few of the wri- those few Auburn students
pott in a statement released Wednes- should go to President Philpott him- slips of paper are sugges- ters, but I am embarrassed their own strength. If one to get several classmates to with whom I share a pas-
day, "we call on , all of those who self whose tactful but persistant ef- tion s from students as to how by the response-or the lack sionate disavowal of U.S. in-
have demonstrated their interest in forts have made it possible. teaching effectiveness could of it. Arguments for academic student drops the committee co-author your suggestion. volvement in Vietnam and out
pharmacy education at Auburn to sup- be.improved. change just do not carry a short note full of obsceni- Encourage all members of misplaced national priorities.
much weight when existing ties about a particular course your class to write the com-
The slips are gathered by mechanisms for improvement or professor, little is likely mittee. Use a business-like Women's rules at Aubum
Committee members from the are largely ignored. to be done, although the ap- format for your suggestion; are repressive and in need of
Committee's s u g g e s t i o n propriate people will hear if you are serious, chances change; but that change is
boxes. There are never more And these s u g g e s t i o n about it. But if an entire are the person who reads the being sought, calmly and per-
Teacher Evaluation than a dozen, and they go boxes area legitimate means class writes a detailed cri- suggestion will take you sistently, by Anita Page
something like this: "Prof- of improvement. Each sugges- ticism of a course or profes- seriously. through AWS. That is the only
tion, no matter how trivial, way it will be brought about
sor, chances are, much will It is time University ad- at Auburn.
be done about it, especially ministrators started respond-
right now. ing to the student voice in

We c o n g r a t u l a t e Bert Rice and needs the kind of good management fessor X is a dirty fink." is reviewed and discussed With the current financial academic affairs. The forum And the University's dis-
t h o s e who w o r k e d on this year's that can cut out and prevent those in- "Why doesn't Dr. Y give by the committee, then is crisis, the word is out that for d i s c u s s i o n of change cipline system is in crying
Teacher-Course Evaluation under his efficiencies which are driving college back his quizzes?" "887- passed on to the instructor, teachers, especially unten- exists, but its effectiveness need of restructuring. But a
3230." his department head, and his ured ones, will be looked at depends on the students it Student Senate committee
direction. The format of the evalua- costs upward. dean (if the suggestion re- closely by administrators. represents. If students do under Chairman Bruce Gilli-
tion booklet is excellent, and the The problem lies in the use and There is usually very lit- lates to a particular course The hunt is on for dead wood, not begin now to take advan- land is currently enmeshed
number of students represented makes, tle information given by the or instructor) or to the ap- and right now student opin- tage of the avenues of change in an exhaustive study of the
this an effort far superior to those in a v a i l a b i l i t y of feedback. Good student. Most suggestions propriate administrator. The ion probably means much which are available, the cre- problem and will recommend
management demands adequate quan- seem as if they were written

the past. tities of valid feedback, yet the eval- by a student who just walked committee keeps track of how more than it ever has before dibility of the entire concept change in the fall. Gilliland,
like Miss Page, is proceed-
We have often heard department uation and promotion process at Au- out of a room where he many suggestions relate to at Auburn-if students will of student equality in higher ing calmly and persistently;
heads, deans and administrators men- burn d e n i e s a voice to a primary thought he had been shafted .whom, so that if a signifi- take the time to make them- education will be lost. and ultimately, I believe, ef;
tion that they occasionally use these source of relevant feedback-students. fectively.
evaluations to spot problem courses Evaluation comes from tenured col- ketL&seM „*M ... -• '
But women's rules and;
leagues, department heads and deans Mother- foundation for self-reliance, departure
and ineffective teachers. We would through subjective review of teaching discipline policies have no-
like to ask now why student evalua- credentials, research, publications
tion should not become a formal part and professional standing. Nowhere place in a war moratorium.;
of the evaluation and promotion pro- does student evaluation formally en-
cess at Aubum. ter the picture, if at all. And student activists who;

The tenure system, whereby teach- But if teaching is the major goal compose less than one per
ers are given job security that they of the University, then clearly con-
may remain uninhibited in criticizing sideration of student evaluation needs The high intensity lamp the derivative of that, then pieces wouldn't fit, whatever I worried through my day- cent of the Auburn student;
and advocating change of accepted to be a formal part of the overall eval- stretches awkwardly and this over here should work.
theories and existing political and uation and promotion process-and a throws an ellipse of white But it doesn't," mumbled happened, Mother could fix to-day dilemmas long before body, but hotly demand change
economic institutions, is under fire major part. Although students may light on a blond desk top, low.
from several sides. Most of this cri- lack the academic competence which crumpled chewing gum wrap- it. I didn't have to worry. I came to college. However, to occur at their command
ticism is financial; critics see tenure comes from continuous study in a pers, a cold coffee mug, page I sink in the chair that
inflating college costs by causing field, they are in a better position 237 of Intermediate Calculus, is hard against my spine, "That wouldn't work now. once physically separated though they have refused to
undue turnover in the untenured be- than any faculty member to accurately 3 dull No. 2 pencils, a yel- shake my left foot that is
ginning faculty ranks while providing judge whether a teacher is ably and low legal pad and a worn pink asleep. Mother never had intermediate from her, my mother could no inform themselves of, or be^
lifelong job security for incompetents effectively disseminating knowledge. pearl eraser.
in the top echelon, thus driving down I wish I were five years calculus," as the pins and longer be my "just in case" come involved in, ongoing
overall faculty salary levels. Bert Rice and his Teacher-Course Across the room suspended old and could let Mother do
Evaluation group have shown that a in black, chartreuse lumines- it," another low mumble. I needles subside. emotional backstop. efforts for orderly change,
Yet it is the administration of the valid survey can be produced. What cent dots glow quietly, per- rub the cigarette out in the
tenure system, not the system itself, is needed now are administrators with sistently. It is 4:32 a.m. ashtray and remember that It is 5:10 a.m. according When I needed to be my do not command anyone's,
if I were five I could go to
I light a cigarette, wad the sleep. to the glowing dots. The quiz own person, I could. "My respect. g
empty pack, lob it toward the
spot where I last saw the Any problem I had, my is in three hours. I don't job is to make you able to I present our campus acti-
wastepaper basket, hear paper mother could solve. If the
and cellphane hit the floor. boys next door threw dirt know how to work the prob- rely on yourself as soon as vists with a modified version?
clods at me, if Laura wouldn't
"I don't get it. If this is let me have my gun and hol- lems. possible," was her credo. of a familiar anti-war slo-i
ster set back, if my puzzle
* ** Hers was a formula of de- gan . . . what if they gave a

All of that, thank heavens, mands, sensitivity, under- moratorium and nobody earned
is four years behind me. I standing and humor.
don't quake over quizzes. Unless they abandon theif
* **
childishness and appeal to the

I've become callous to the When I sent her a Mother's reason of a significant nunv
all-nighters. I passed the Day card, I signed it asScott, ber of Auburn students to1

course, and the grade I made a person who loves her and win their support, HRF menu

on that particular calculus just happens to be her bers may find out at thei&

test is immaterial. daughter. next moratorium. -I

which seems at fault. Higher educa- the courage to utilize such a survey

tion in America needs some measure as a management tool to help correct Student voice needed on Athletic Committee
of protection of academic freedom, some of the teaching inefficiencies
but at the same time it desperately that have so long been ignored.

By Bob Wilson of the University of Mississippi of the closed-door policy, but stated ford Hall has said that the NCAA
Student Senate Ticket Committee should be checked. The Rebels have that seldom did anyone other than
a non-student husband policy, and Beard, Beckwith, and committee forbids student representation on
THE AUBURN PUIN*MMI Students are now ordering football Ole Miss is certainly not that far members attend.
tickets under what may be one of behind-or ahead-of Auburn. athletic committees. He apparently
Now to the question: why can't
the best systems yet outlined by the After numerous meetings with a student appear before the Athletic has received some bad advice from
Beckwith and Housel, it became committee and present proposals
numerous committees which have apparent that no agreement could be for the major changes in ticket his athletic advisers. Kentucky, a
reached. Beckwith then graciously policy? Beard, a man of integrity
studied ticket problems. Merely or- volunteered to get Beard to present and the most successful athletic member of the Southeastern Confer-
dering tickets, however, is like the the student proposals to the athletic director in Auburn history, will
Editor, Beverly Bradford; Editor-Elect, John Samford; Color Editor, Scott Green- proverbial iceberg. The real problems committee, which, according to Beck- surely make a valiant effort in pre- ence, has student representation^
hill; Sports Editor, Randy Donaldson; Features Editor, Martha Evans; Production are out of sight, hidden beneath the with, must approve all of Auburn's senting proposals. But Beard, or
Editor, Dan Sheppard; Copy Editor, Susan Cook; Technical Editor, Chris Lindblom; murky waters that surround the atti- athletic policies. any other man, will be in a pre- and Georgia Tech, a long-time NCAA
News Editor, Thorn Botsford. carious position presenting pro-
Beckwith said it is "out of the posals which he himself considers member, has three students on itg
question" for a student to attend unworkable. A student who supports
the Athletic Committee meeting the proposals should be allowed to athletic committee. "
because the meetings are closed. present them to the committee, show
Assistant Sports Editors, Jerry Hester, Ray Wheeler; Academic Affairs Editor, tudes of the Athletic Department and No one, he said, other than those why they are needed, how the changes Then, why not Auburn? N'
invited, could attend the closed- could be made, and answer any
Rusty Eubanks; Assistant Copy Editors, Linda Cornett, Mike Portertield, Wayne the Athletic Committee toward the door sessions. In his 20 years at questions the committee might have. There has been no satisfactory
Auburn, he said he had attended
Alderman; Campus Calendar Editor, Rick Kinsey; Photographers, Roger Wentowski, Auburn student. only two or three meetings. The To take the issue one step further, answer. There has been no answer
Athletic Committee, as portrayed why not have student representa-
Joe McGinty, Bill White, John Creel, Glenn Brady. Attitude problems are far more by Beckwith, is a different group tion on Auburn's Athletic Commit- at all. A definite "yes" or "no-*
than the one described by members tee?
Business Manager, John Busenlener; Business Manager-Elect, Mike Zieman; As- serious-and therefore far more dif- of the committee, who were unaware would be more acceptable than ad-
A proposal for a non-voting stu-
sociate Business Manager, Bill Selman; Local Advertising Route Manager, Bobby ficult to solve-than the simple me- dent member was presented to the ministrative silence.
Witt; Advertising Layout Specialists, Sally Wallace, Jimmy Lowrey. chanics of distributing football tick- Auburn administration summer quar-
ets. ter. There has been no action, and Students do not want to "run" the
the proposal appears to have been Athletic Department. We do not want
Auburn Athletic Director G. W. lost within the drawers of Auburn's to "expose" anyone. We merely
often inefficient bureaucracy. believe students have the right to
Beard, Director of Ticket Sales, Bill have an accredited representative at
A top level administrator in Sam- meetings of the Athletic Committee
ACP Rated Ail-American Beckwith, and Assistant Director of which formulates policy for Auburn's
Ticket Sales, David Housel, have athletic program, an integral part
been very cooperative and helpful in of Auburn student life.

formulating present ticket policies.

Agreeable solutions were reached

The Auburn Plainsman is the student newspaper of Auburn University. Editorial in all but two areas, validation of Is this too much to ask?
opinions are those of the editor and columnists and are not necessarily the opinions non-student date tickets, and provi- We think not.
of the Board of Trustees, administration, faculty, or student body of Auburn Univer- sions for a non-student husband.
sity. Offices located in Langdon Hall. Second-class postage paid at Auburn, Ala. And if student representation difd
Subscription rate by mail is $4.25 for a full year (this includes 4 per cent state tax). Beard and Beckwith adamantly op- nothing else, it would end, once
All subscriptions must be prepaid. Please allow one month for delivery. Circulation pose both the two proposals. They and for all, the enigma of student
is 13,500 weekly. Address all material to The Auburn Plainsman, P. O. Box 832, say the validation of tickets is im- proposals being given to the Athletic
Auburn, Ala. ,36830. possible and contend that no school Department for presentation to th;e
in the country has a non-student Athletic Committee and never being
husband policy. Perhaps the policies heard from again.

letters to fhe Editor Friday, May 7, 1971 5 - THE AUBURN PUINSMHN

'Nation not buih on flags, statues, bells or songs'

Editor, The Plainsman: the bombs and the rockets are for a sign-off, it would appear more than you know, and nobody put into controlling the destruc- There is no question but problems, they attend a few
still there. that Hendrix's version is ap- else will ever find out about it. tion of the environment, and to that we need more technology, of the meetings held by the
In your letters concerning propriate for a 1971 college- find more ecologically sound however, what we must decide aforementioned organizations
WEGL's sign-off, it was stated But then again, maybe you operated radio station, and Name Withheld by Request ways of providing their com- is the "kind" of technology that and see what is really happening
that Jimi Hendrix's arrangement are right. Maybe Jimi Hendrix's Hendrix's version is more pa- modities so that our future is needed. I suggest that and what each one can do.
of the National Anthem is not National Anthem is not fitting. triotic than "Dixie," which is 'Progress must if any of the readers are sincerely
fitting. Maybe, instead we need a song a common sign-off for many generations will have something interested in these very important Michael E. Friedman
for peace. stations in the area. be controlled' to share. Assistant Professor
Not fitting for what?-a country
split because of an undeclared Michele Poole, 3GC Music has changed through Editor, The Plainsman: Continued from page 1
war in Southeast Asia or a the years, and the musical talents I was both amused and sad-
people in a futile battle for white 'Radio sign off of Jimi Hendrix in his version HRF moratorium and results
supremacy and black power. of the National Anthem is ap- dened by the "Speaking Out"
right for '71' propriate for a radio station article of O.N. King, April 30, previous engagements but that felt that a bulletin board and W. Comer, 6SP; H.C.Ellis, 9ZY;
A country is not built on that has a majority of listeners 1971. he sympathized with the" move- the use of P A systems in the George R. Gardner, 6AS; Robert
flags, statues, bells or songs. Editor, The Plainsman: who belong to Hendrix's genera- ment for peace. He invited any- area of Haley Center would E. Gray, 6HY; Charles Hill, 6PG:
Patriotism is not based on I would like to take an op- tion of music. Amused, because he feels one interested in talking with greatly improve communications. Albert W. Johnson, 9ZY; Robert
traditions, nor is it straight that persons who are for ecol- him to do so on Thursday when E. Johnson, 6MH; Albert B.
down the line,"my country can portunity to commend the manage- Larry J. Moore,2GSC ogical and population controls he held a "rap session" in Pbi Kappa Phi Kitchens, 6HY; William G. Legg,
do no wrong." ment and staff of WEGL for the are "superpatriots" on the one Samford Park. 6FE; Sheng Shong Lin, 6AN;
work that has been done in the 'Theft causes hand and "leftists" on the other; M. Howard, 4AR, and Princie L. Douglas H. Powell, 6FAA;
A person with concern for the operation of the station. and saddened, because he feels After speaking with President John C. Propes, 8MH; Thomas
welfare of his country will heavy burden' that these persons are trying Philpott, the group moved to Ingram, 4SED. F. Roney, 6AS; James R. Sid-
seek changes towards the fulfill- WEGL is a station that all to make life more unpleasant the Social Center where Dean Joseph E. Johnson, 4AE; bury, 9MHGeraldW. Smith, 6AE;
ment of its ideals, and will not Auburn students can listen to for Editor, The Plainsman: and less comfortable for every- Cater fielded questions con: Tina H. Straley, 9MH; John Van
find contentment in the uphold- information concerning students This letter is addressed to the body. cerning women's rules for ap- Martha N. Johnson, 4EED; Paul Cleave, 9MH» and Robert H.
ing of traditions. as well as entertainment. proximately 30 minutes. J. Johnston, 4AC; Bobby Earl Wynne, 8CED.
thoughtless person that stole my As a member of both Zero Jones, 4AG; Cynthia L. Bashore
Agreed, Jimi Hendrix's ar- As for the use of Jimi Hendrix's books last Friday from the Wo- Population Growth and the con- The march broke up after the Jones, 4AC; Jane Kerby, 4ED; Allocations
rangement of "The Star-Spangled version of the National Anthem men's Lower Quad Dining Hall. servancy clubs, I can personally meeting with Dean Cater but D. B. Kinsey, 4EE; Mary Kath-
Banner" is quite different than state that the aims of these several students proceeded to leen King, 4SED; Marilyn Lee, quested more money this year.
the traditional ai angement, but It has hurt me to realize that organizations are far different Graves Amphitheatre for a rock 4FM; R.B. Leggett, 4CN; John The Student Government As-
there are people as low and self- from what Mr. King believes concert. M. Lyon, 4AE; Lexa Lucille sociation alone has requested an
AWS recommendations ish as you on the Auburn cam- them to be. Magnus, 4SED; Lucy M. McCord , increase of $19,650.
pus. Both you and I are students Ten of the 30 student senators 4EED; Kathy J. McKnight, 4SA;
submitted to Philpott working to get through college, The main object. of all the and approximately 50 students Betty Mitchell, 4BA; Ann Mordic, Seven organizations are re-
needing all the money we can ecological groups is to "pre- were present at the special 4MU; Kenneth H. Morgan, 4MH; questing money for the first
• The adoption of optional meal tickets by fall quarter and get our hands on to do it. serve" the quality of life. No Senate forum. George W. Nunn, 4PM and"Agnes time. Among these, the Afro-
the abolishment of curfews for sophomore coeds with parental one has any intention or desire M. O'Brien, 4BA. American Association, black
permission are among the recommendations recently submitted But, instead of trying to help to return to the days of the John Saxon, chairman of the student's organization, has re-
to Pres. Harry M. Philpott by Associated Women Students. your fellow "sufferers" and try caveman, however, if we do ACLU, led off the discussion Janice Lano Parker, 4FCD; quested the highest amount of
to lighten their load, you decide not deal wisely with our natural with a recommendation that the Ronald E. Paulk, 4ME; William these organizations with $7,-
Anita Page, AWS president, established as guidelines, and to steal from them, putting a resources, we may very well Senate strongly consider a recent B. Poucher, 4GMH; James M. 800.
said that President Philpott coeds in each dorm will decide heavier burden upon their shoul- end up that way, if we are lucky. resolution passed by ACLU Prichett, 4BA; Herbert E.Randall,
upon visitation schedule within ders. You have not only stolen recommending a complete revi- 4GPO; William H. Redmond, Other requests include SGA,
promised to give the recom- these guidelines. my money, but also the valuable All that is asked of business sion of the discipline code so 4BI; Nancy Carol Richter, 4FCD; $73,050; Women's Intramurals,
mendations full consideration time that it will take to recopy and government is that a reason- that University discipline would Brenda D. Roehn, 4ED; Charles $4,150; c o n c e r t s , $26,550;
before commenting on them later Many other recommendations my notes, etc. able amount of their profits are concern purely academic in- H. Sabens, 4CH; Judy Shelton, Plainsman, $44,776.05; Re-
this month. have been sent by AWS to Dean fractions and would not cover 4BA; Robert T. Skelton, 4PS; ligious Affairs, $2500; Asso-
of Women Katharine Cater for How would you feel if you Wanted: any areas of personal morality. Wanda Snow, 4BA; Jane A. Stacey, ciated Women Students, $7880;
AWS has also recommended approval. Among these are ex- came back from lunch to find 4AC; Ruth G. Stewart, 4SED; Tiger Cub, $3344.50; Men's
that junior coeds with parental tended hours for freshmen, a- came back from lunch to find Students to The resolution called f a a Darrell G. Taylor, 4CE; Lewis Intramurals, $33,709.85; Au-
permission be able to live in bolishing fees for overnight your books and notebooks had "hands off" policy by the Uni- M. Thomas, 4PD; Thomas B. burn Union, $59,500; Glomerata,
apartments off campus, and that guests in dorms, and the elimina- b e e n t a k e n ? I felt very de- work on versity in cases of violations Traylor, 4PM; A.C. Troy, 4EE; $57,350; WEGL, $18,746.50;
male students be able to visit tion of mandatory AWS convoca- pressed, unhappy and ashamed of non-University-related civil Alan C. Turnham, 4PM; Mary lectures, $16,500; War Eagle
dormitories during certain hours. tions. Others include the elimina- to be a member of such an un- The Plainsman or criminal offenses, and Ann Wages, 4SED; Hoyt M. Girls, $300; Livestock Judging
tion of the AWS handbook quiz, feeling race of human beings. recommended changes in pro- Warren, 4GMH; Judy L. Williams. Team, $1870.50; American Civil
If approved, the "male visita- optional dorm meetings-with the 926-4130 cedures for discipline so that 40A and Sarah Bowling Williams, Liberties Union, $955; Rugby
tion" proposal would allow the exception ot the first meeting Please think again about what students' civil rights would not 4BI. Club, $366.80; Sports Parachute
coeds in each dorm to decide each quarter for new students you have done. It constitutes a I k pay isferny($0.00), be violated. Club, $1996 and Alpha Eta
whether or not they wanted visit- and mandatory in and out cards petty theft and I'm afraid you're Those tapped from the Grad- Rho, aviation fraternity, $2,-
ation. The hours of 8 p.m. to. for overnight use only. going to bump into bad trouble Other topics of discussion uate School are John L. Adrian, 840. tm • ,.., .
12 p.m. on Friday and Satur- that can be avoided. included the campus advertising 6AS; Cheng Hsiong Chen, 8ME;
day and the hours of 1 p.m. to law and the general problem of Joan Christopher, 6PG; Judith
6 p.m. on Sunday have been, If you will leave my books, communications on campus.
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T H E AUBURN PIAINSM^M - 6 Friday, May 7, 1971

Title to be decided in Baseball Statistics



final two SEC games Joey Martin 111 24 48 .432 22
Andy Merchant
Joe Haefner 90 20 29 .322 20 1
Ken Dempsey 94 19 30 .319
Jack Baker 24
Pete Rancont
Bill Cameron 117 30 37 .316 26 |
Wayne Hall
Having shown that it a tie. In that case, there will Yperen experienced a wild an unexpected source of Don Donaldson 105 21 33 .314 30 |
can withstand the pressure be a playoff at a neutral site streak in the fifth inning, and power as the third baseman
by beating Vanderbilt two to be named later. the Commodores were able hit only the second home run 184 13 26 .310 2103 |
of three games last week- to score four runs. From of his collegiate career to 17 26 .286
end, the Auburn baseball Suppositions aside, how- that point on, with the ex- dr ive in two runs. 91
squad is challenged again ever, the Tigers rose to the ception of Joe Haefner's 91 18 23 .253 9 |
today and tomorrow when fore of' the division on the sixth home run of the season, Coach Paul Nix decided 73 20 15 .205 12
it meets the Georgia Bull- strength of two gutsy pitch- Jeff Peeples silenced the to give his regulars a rest
dogs in single games in Auburn bats and Vandy came in the contest in Auburn PITCHING SUMMARY
Athens. Standings away with a 5-1 win. Monday, and their replace-
ments responded with a come Earl Nance W-L IP R-ER SO ERA
While the Tigers visit EASTERN SEC Only Then, in the second game, from behind 8-5 win over Jack Van Yperen 6-1 63-1 34-27 52 3.83
Georgia, Vanderbilt meets under the pressure of a do- Atlanta BaDtist College. Rick Eisenacher 6-2 65 38-22 47 3.04
the Florida Gators in three School W-L Pet. or-die situation, Nance Larry Kain 4-2 51 20-17 54 3.00
game series in Nashville. pitched a three hitter and Bill Lawrence won the Lynn Jones 3-2 28-1 31-26 23 7.91
These facts leave several Auburn 9-5 .643 Auburn hitters clobbered the game in relief of Lyn Jones, 1-2 23-2 12-10 17 3.81
possibilities open regarding usually stingy Vandy pitch- and helped himself with the
the championship of the Vanderbilt 8-5 .615 ing, and the Tigers romped bat with two hits in two times Another mark that was
SEC's Eastern Division race. Tennessee 7-7 .500 to a 6-1 win. Key blows in at bat, one of them a double. erased in the last game was
the game were Nance's two Bennett Shuman also had a the SEC's stolen base mark Vanderbilt has also broken
If both Auburn and Van- Kentucky 7-8 .467 hits and a two RBI single good day at the plate with of 78. The Tigers now have the record, so there is no
derbilt sweep, then there by Ken Dempsey. three hits and two RBI's. 93 thefts on the year, but definite fact that Auburn will
will be a tie for the first Georgia 6-8 .429 hold the record at the year's
place spot in the division, In the rubber game of the Then, with an e a s y 5-1 end.
as both teams will then sport Florida 5-9 .357 series, Eisenacher responded triumph of Alabama Tuesday,
11-5 conference records. A in the clutch situation with the Tigers recorded their 11th
Photo by Glenn Brady sweep by either club while ing performances by Earl by far the best game that he victory in their last 12 con-
the other team drops a game Nance and Rick Eisenacher has pitched this season. He tests. Joey Martin upped his
_. . -- Dave Blodgett eases back into will result in a championship. last weekend in Nashville, allowed only three hits while average 17 points with four
PlCkOlf f i r s t b a s e following a pick-off And if both teams lose a after having lost the first striking out 14 Commodores hits and Van Yperen won his
game, then it will also be game of the series to the and held them scoreless as sixth game of the season in
attempt ,bv an Atlanta Baptist Commodores. Auburn hitters plated nine completing a sweep of the
runs. It was the first time two games that were played
pitcher. Auburn baserunner have stolen 93 bases on In that first game, as that Vandy had been shut out with the Crimson Tide this
several hundred Vandy fans the entire season. year.
the year, so the opposition must pay close attention sat just a few feet from the
playing field, Jack Van
to the tnreat of an Auburn tneft. Blodgett and other

Tiger reserves won over tne Atlanta school 8-6 Monday.

The Howells are TT , 'i , . Martin's fine day gave him

Haefner was the big gun a totalof 4g hits on the

a talented family for Auburn offensively, as l e a v i n g him onl o n e gn of

he got three hits including the 01d Auburn mark get in

two doubles and drove in a 1967 by Scotty L and

Family traditions have always been a good thing for Au- run. Also, Wayne Hall was G e o r g e Simmons.
burn athletics. Take for instance the Yearout family of
Birmingham. Gusty was an All-Conference performer for wins and only 18 losses and four straight trips to the state'
the Tigers a few years ago, in addition to being captain of tournament in that time. The only other time that the school
the football team. Now, his brother, Tommy, has been
named alternate captain for the 1971 football squad as well Albert Johnson namedwas in the state tournament was when Whitehurst's uncle,
as being a stellar performer in the line for Auburn.
Bobby Davis, was the team's coach and Alex Howell was
There is also the current family team of Milton and Alvin the star of the team his senior year.

So, Rex Howell is an outstanding basketball player.

new Tiger signeeAuburn, though, has never recruited and outstanding basket-
Bresler running for the Tiger track team. Both of these ball player that has all the other talents on the side that

athletes have been a great aid to the Auburn athletic pro- Howell has. By Ray Wheeler Western Kentucky, Kentucky, Photo by Glenn Brady
gram, Alvin as a football and track star, and Milton as one Assistant Sports Editor Jacksonville, N.C. State
of the best hurdlers in the nation. A galf champion . . . and South Carolina. _# . Rick Eisenacher steams across
Albert Johnson a six-foot,
Speaking of Sports The most obvious place to start on his other abilities seven-inch forward from Ala- Janet Fox USenaCher ttie Plate> scoring another run
is his golfing prowess. Last year he was the number one bama Christian Junior Col- for the high scoring Auburn
Sporti Editor man on the class "A "championship golf team, and he has lege, became the third bas- sweeps to baseball team. Eisenacher pitched one of the best
won the district tournament this season. He has a very ketball player to sign with
toady Donaldson excellent chance of going on to be the state's best high Coach Bill lynn's Tigers tennis win games of his college career against Vanderbilt last
school golfer. last Wednesday, joining All-
This fall another family tradition will begin when Rex Americas Rex Howell of By Debbie Wilson week, giving the Tigers the one-half game advantage
Howell enrolls as a freshman basketball player for the If he goes on to be the best, it will be similar to a situa- Blakely, Ga., and Sylvester Women's Intramurals Editor
Tigers. The family tie, of course, is with Alex Howell, who tion that occurred to Howell when he was 14 years old. "Silver" Davenport of Soddy Aubum walked away with that they now enjoy in the SEC's Eastern Division.
was captain of the basketball team in the '67-'68 season, D a i s y , Tenn., as T i g e r a clean and impressive vic-
and a fine playmaker for Auburn for three years in a row. That year, he entered a junior tournament here in Alabama signees. tory last weekend at the OMEGA
which included golfers from age 18 all the way down to 13, Southern Women's Athletic RESTAURANT
Rex comes to Auburn with a very impressive set of Howell was in a lower bracket, because he gave away four Johnson, a high school Conference Tennis Tourna-
credentials from his high school days. At Early County years to some of the best senior high school golfers in the All-America from Carver, ment in Carrollton, Georgia, 334 W. Magnolia Across From Noble Hall
High School, in Blakely, Ga., he broke every scoring record state, much like the situation he faces in competing against and "the best to ever play the home of West Georgia
that his brother had set before him, including career marks the much larger schools in Georgia. Howell not only won at Alabama Christian" ac- College, Auburn was "The lost letter In Fine food"
in total points and average. He totaled 2342 points in four the 13-14 age bracket in that match, but he also had the cording to his coach Willard awarded the team trophy for
years for the class " A " school for an average of over 21 lowest individual score for all divisions. Tate, averaged 17.6 points first place, Georgia Southern What Is An Omega Burger ?
points for his career. His last year there he was able to and grabbed 16.3 rebounds claimed second, and the
score at an outstanding 27.13 points per game. Somehow, in the midst of all those athletic pursuits, per game last season. West Georgia ladies grabbec A Ten Ounce Meal-ln-ttself. One Quarter Pound Of Beel Broiled,
Howell was learning to fly. When he reached 16, the first third place. Senred On A Toasted Bun, Topped With Crispy lettuce,
Coach Bill Lynn, the man of over 100 pursuing coaches age that law allows a student license to be issued, there "Albert will probably be
that was lucky enough to land Howell, says that his strong was Howell getting his. He now flies almost everywhere he used at forward. He can J a n e t F o x of Auburn Red Ripe Tomatoes, Perky Pickles, Catsup, And Mayonnaise.
points are his quickness and ability to move the ball, goes. shoot from outside and has clinched the singles with
leadership, and playing sound defense. In the Georgia good accuracy from 15 to 18 consecutive wins over De- OMEGA «c ALPHA BURGER 35c FRENCH FRIES 20c
district tournament last fall, this defense of Howell's With all that time being consumed, you would bet that feet away. He doesn't need K a l b C o l l e g e , Georgia CHEESE OMEGA 50c M I X SHAKES 20c & 29c
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his team to advance to the state tournament. one human being could do all that other stuff, and still farther away with his size.
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Rex and Alex aren't the only members of the Howell
household that have notoriety, either. Their father is mayor Johnson joins Howell and
of Blakely, or at least he was until just last week. He then Davenport, both blue chip

Howell led his team to the championship in class " A " left the mayorship to become the full time city-manager of athletes, respected for their and West Georgia. Margaret J
basketball in his junior year, and then last season, the town. scholastic and character Russell, Babs Welch, Beth
although his team didn't win the top spot, he was the leading qualities as well as their Inman, Linda Hale, and
scorer and Most Valuable Player in the state in his senior Definitely a talented family, the Howells. If they live up playing ability. They elected Cathy Scott followed the
year. to the tradition that families of athletes have established to come to "War Eagle Coun- lead with wins through the
at Auburn, then there is a very little doubt that Rex Howell try" over such schools as first rounds.
All four years that Rex played was under the tutelage of will be an all-star performer on the court for the Tigers.

Tommy Whitehurst, who compiled a fabulous record of 96

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Bresler named top senior athlete There is entertainment
every night at
Alvin Bresler, senior against Ole Miss in the Gator mediate hurdles, 51.4, which sports. It is given in the
wingback and outstanding Bowl. Bresler caught four is two-tenths of a second name of Cliff Leroy Hare, a BUTTERWORTH'S
trackman from Shades Val- passes for 102 yards and a better than his teammate and member of Auburn's first
ley in Birmingham, Ala., t o u c h d o w n against the brother Milton's time in the football team, professor of Live Folk Music !
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monies of the A-Day game, Alvin caught 23 passes for teams. In some meets he 675 Opelika Road 887-8319
according to an announce- 530 yards, a 23.0 average competes in the 100 yard Dean Hare believed, "ath-
ment by Athletic Director per catch. He also caught an dash and 220 yard dash. He l e t i c s make men strong,
Jeff Beard. 85-yard t o u c h d o w n pass was drafted in the sixth round study makes men wise, and
against Georgia Tech that by the San Francisco 49ers charaoter makes men great,"
Bresler was a clutch pass went into the record book as of the NFL. Therefore, this award is given
reciever playing opposite the longest pass play in Au- each year to the student who,
Terry Beasley on the 1970 ourn history. The Cliff Hare Award win- in addition to athletic and
football team and closed out ner is selected by the Au- scholastic achievement, ex-
his career with a great game So far this spring Alvin burn Faculty Athletic Com- hibits in great degree the
las turned in the best SEC mittee from nominations by qualities of leadership, in-
^ime in the 440-yard inter- head coaches of the various tegrity and courage.

Trophy prospecf Sullivan Bresler will receive the AMn Bnskr
backed by Whatley,Brock award from Auburn Univer-
sity President Dr. Harry M. Intranwrals


By Richard Little lead his team to an unde- training, allowing them to Coward leads
Plainsman Sports Writer feated season. run the number one and two PGD to victory
Auburn Tiger football fans Manning, however, suffered By Richard Little Jim Sartin, a member of Steve Hickman won the
are looking with glee to the a broken arm midway through Brock is a six-foot, 186- Plainsman Intramurals Editor the Fiji 880 relay team, mile in a time of four minutes
1971 season, as Heisman the season, eliminating his pound red-shirt, with three The Phi Gamma Deltc*3 turned in yet another per- and 57 seconds, eight se-
Trophy candidate Pat Sulli- chances for the honored a- years of e l i g i b i l i t y left. Joe Coward dominated the formance in the 220, finish- conds better than Holmes'
van returns to the quarter- ward, as well as being a Whatley, the Tiger freshman fraternity division of the In- ing just one-hundredth of a time in the fraternity meet.
back spot. cause of late-season Rebel quarterback in 1970, is a tramural Track meet finals second behind Coward. His Campus Inn teammates
losses to LSU and Missis- six-foot, three-inch, 195- last Tuesday, leading the Charlie Krausse tied BSU's
The situation is very si- sippi State. pounder from Macon Academy Fiji's to first place. The Delta Chis were paced Doug Weeks in the 880, also
milar to that at Ole Miss last in Tuskegee. by Vic Graffio, who ran a
year, when Rebel football In case of a similar injury
fans suffered an attack of happening to Sullivan, Tiger, The number two spot was
Archie Manning fever, con- coaches have concentrated vacated by Tommy Traylor,
fident that he would capture on back up men Ralph Brock called "the best backup quar-
the H e i s m a n Trophy and and Wade Whatley during the terback in the Southeastern
first two weeks of spring Conference" by head coach

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place Traylor. Figi's 880 yard relay team. low hurdles, and Mike Cordes only one to compete in the

"At present, it's a two Behind the Phi Gams came in the high jump. high jump. His teammates

way battle between Brock the Delta Chis, who took first In the other two fraternity Rick Choron and Mark Hill-

and Whatley as to who will in three events, with the events, the Alpha Tau Ome- man won the 120 low hurdles

back up Sullivan," said Lor- Lambda Chis, the Sigma Nus, ga's Duncan Getty heaved and 440 yard dash, respec- YAMAHA

endo. "It's too early to say and the ATO's f i n i s h i n g the shot put 53 feet to win tively. Bill Barnett of the

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is the better passer, while multi-performances from Dan- showing Tuesday, winning their event.

Whatley is more of a runner," ny Lowery, who finished four events the tieing one, The Badminton tournament

continued Lorendo. second in the 880 yard dash while besting the fraternity's will be held next Monday,

"We have to see which behind t e a m m a t e Billy times in two runs, and equal- Tuesday, and Thursday. All
one will give us the most ef- Waters, and in the mile run.
ing them in another. games will start at 7:30.

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'Efficient use of resources depends on awareness Committee

Ed. Note: This week's Campus Color section fo- simply as one group short changing others. In some air laws cause the producers to install filtering devices plans minor
cuses on pollution. The following is an editorial instances all could be losers. Certain ecologists are for their waste. If special gasoline mixes are required
comment by Dr. Donald R. Street, associate pro- concerned with the possibility of an air pollution- to prevent air pollution from internal combustion en- in ecology
fessor of economics and geography. induced ice age in which man would not be able to gines, we should be prepared to pay the difference in
survive. cost if there should be a difference. By Bob Quigley
The increased awareness of environmental problems Plainsman Staff Writer
in recent years has not necessarily involved a propor-' Future alternatives may be foreclosed by certain It should be obvious that the groups using the pro- Establishment of a minor
tional increase in understanding of the problems. So- actions of businesses and households which entail duct in which the social costs are not internalized are in environmental studies is
cial costs have been tolerated in the past, in large non-reversible processes. Elimination of entire species in essence benefiting from the purchase of products the goal of the Auburn Com-
part, because of the lack of understanding by the is a case in point. One recognized function of all at lower prices because of what is "stolen" from the mittee on E n v i r o n m e n t a l
general public that the costs often amounted to one economic systems is to protect the resource base. If public. Benefiting pressure groups and lobby groups Quality headed by Dr. iKeith
group stealing from another. the resource base i s damaged, future income will be are therefore likely to resist legislation designed to Causey.
reduced. force these costs into the price of the product. Although a number of cour-
The most commonly mentioned social costs are air ses related to the environ-
pollution, water pollution, uncompensated injuries to The population must understand ecological problems While all economic problems are "people problems," ment are now offered by vari-
persons and noise damages. These damages have often if the nation's resources are to be utilized efficiently. not all have technically "correct" answers. Moral ous departments. Causey said
been associated with manufacturing processes in the The first task involves teaching people to demand values are often involved. However, in view of the the eight faculty members
past, but have certainly not been limited to manu- cleanups in the damage categories. The second task known technical information we must ask ourselves and eight students on ;the
facturing. involves teaching the consuming public that it must certain questions such as: Can we"afford to continue committee are studying the
be willing to pay the bill. to produce tail fins and other gadgetry on automobiles procedure for creation of a
The social costs of production processes have been (and perhaps a new version each year) if some social comprehensive environmental
felt in terms of damages to property values, loss of Aside froti the fact that it is questionable whether damages are done in the process? Can we afford to studies program which would
the usefulness of water, losses of income potential industry has a "conscience," any time previously produce 400 to 500 cubic inch displacement engines unify the courses.
by injured parties, costs of repainting property apd unpaid aosts of industry are forced to be paid, the for automobiles (when perhaps 200; would be suffi-
even washing the clothes a second time due to preci- price of the product must take the amount of this cost cient) in view of the wasted resources in extra tires Causey is hopeful this
pitate fallout of nearby industries. Lack of proper into consideration. worn out, damaged highways because of fast starts program would eventually be
laws to "internalize" these social costs amounts to a and stops, and extra noise created? included in the University
passive legitimization of the crime. It is also true that In short, we should expect to pay a higher price for curriculum as a minor.
many laws which have been passed simply have not electricity if the utilities are required to build cooling Planned obsolescence has been thought of as a
been enforced. towers to prevent heating river waters to intolerable way to make the income multiplier work in the creation "The main problem facing
levels. We should expect to pay a higher price for of economic goods. However the corresponding econo- us is the need to coordinate
Not all types of social costs can be described l c steel and automobiles if clean-water laws and clean- mic " b a d s " have often been overlooked. the different departments.
There needs to be an ex-
People are a form Smokestack change of ideas among the
departments," said Causey.
Smokestack s are not
"People should be in-
always ugly: the one a- formed about existing cour-
ses and what is being pro-
of pollution to ZPG bove retains its cylindrical jected for the future."

grace because no polluting C o u r s e s now o f f e r e d
which require no prerequi-
tm nn ren i n smoke mars the back- sites include: Conservation
in the United States, ZY
Pollution isn't just beer which, if passed, could help convincing people to volun- ground. 206; Man's Food, DH 101;
cans on the beach or streams ease the population problem tarily control the popula- Animal Ecology, ZY 306;
filled with mercury-laden or bills we consider detri- tion." Soil from erosion deposited Plainsman photo Wildlife Biology, ZY 326, and
fish. To the Zero Population mental," said Otto. "At the by Joe McGinty General Plant Ecology, BY
Growth organization, pol- beginning of each meeting Most Auburn students Chewacla Lake 'filling 413.
lution also means having we write letters to these come from rural areas and up
too many people too close people to let them know how don't realize the problems By Thorn Botsford posits of soil due to soil of roads, shopping centers, C o u r s e s which require
together. we feel about the bills." overpopulation causes, Miss Plainsman News Editor erosion. Lake Wilmore, and homes could delay the agricultural officials can junior or senior standing in-
Phillippi said. , "Muddy" may be the best formerly the source of Au- removal of natural foliage "channel" a river by cut- clude: Economic Develop-
Their primary solution ZPG's effort are not word for describing the lake burn's water supply, was until the day actual con- ting a deep, straight gulch ment of Rural Resources, AS
for people pollution is birth fruitless, says ZPG advisor With this is mind, ZPG at Chewacla State Park rendered useless a couple struction begins. that di sects the curving 411; Economic Aspects of
control. Dr. Michael Friedman, as- set up an information booth after a heavy rain. The lake , of years ago by a siltation- stream. , Water Resources Manage-
sistant professor of chemis- on the Haley Center mall on used for swimming, fishing soil erosion process. The Alabama Water Im- ment, AS 412; Land Econo-
"Limit your own family try. Earth Day and showed a film provement Commission has The slow moving water mics, AS 409; Air Pollution,
to two children-one to re- on the effects of overpopu- and boating, is currently Soil not deposited in lakes the authority to control in the stream moves into CE 424; World Resources
place the mother and one to Besides passage of the lation on the environment. is washed downstream into activities that may pollute the straight gulch speeding and Their Utilization, GY
replace the father. It is the new abortion law in New York receiving an overload of a bay or gulf area. Mobile the state's waterways. the water movement and kil- 407, and Population Prob-
third child that starts the which Friedman considers One of the sheets handed soil with each rainy season. 3ay is currently undergoing Technically, construction ling fish and other river lems, SY401.
population explosion," a tangible evidence of changing out to students at the infor- There is evidence that the a natural siltation process without erosion preventive life. Some ecologists have
ZPG namDhlet advises. attitudes, subtle changes mation booth charged that lake is "filling up" with which might gradually turn measures could be stopped complained about the pro- Three University courses
also occur. Americans tend to equate soil to a point that will the bay into a swamp in on the grounds that the cess, contending that im- related t o environmental
It further s u g g e s t s , growth with progress. render the lake useless. less than six hundred years. eroded soil would eventual- portant parts of the life study include: The Meaning
"Encourage your friends and "We can't cram ZPG's Increased erosion due to ly clog waterways in the chain around the streams of Environmental Quality, U
children to do this too." objectives down anybody's "Growth means that the What is happening to the construction along Alabama state. have been wiped out. 301; Psychological Study of
throat, although I wish we population expands and more lake at Chewacla is a result rivers may be accelerating the Community, U 400, and
ZPG was started in 1968 could sometimes. It's really facilities are built to take of siltation-a process where- the "filling" process, But in Alabama, as in Another problem related to Introduction to Planning, U
by Dr. Paul Ehrlich, author better though to be cautious, oare of the greater number by soil, which was removed bringing about the ruination most states, such control erosion involves the wash- 401.
of "The Population Bomb," to get people to sit down and of people," it stated. from the land by erosion, of the bay in a shorter period is difficult to administer. ing away of fertilizers and
Charles Remington of Yale reflect on the effect of over- "Progress means that an is deposited in a lake by a of time. Erosion caused by con- pesticides into waterways Existing courses give stu-
and Richard Bowers, an at- population," he said. improvement has taken place connecting river or stream. struction is a collective from eroded soil banks. The dents a "fairly good" back-
torney in Old Mystic, Conn. in the quality of our lives." According to J.H. Black- Besides clogging water- process. It would be dif- nitrates and phosphates in ground, said Causey, but the
By July, 1970, ZPG boasted stone, instructor of land and ways, erosion can cause ficult to determine which fertilizers and pesticides subject matter in such an ex-
a nationwide membership One of ZPG's objectives The sheet listed some of water economics, excess soil extensive damage to the construction, if not all, can cause excessive growth tensive field often becomes
roll of 20,000 in 220 ZPG is to popularize adoption, the problems caused by over- erosion is the root of the fertility of the land. Since contributed significantly to of algae on the surfaces overly generalized, especi-
chapters. population. problem at Chewacla lake. much of the "good" soil the erosion process, said on lakes and ponds. After ally since there is little co-
according to Friedman. is washed downstream, Blackstone. a while, the algae begin to o r d i n a t i o n among depart-
According to Ann Phillippi, Soil erosion is a natural plants do not adapt well to dominate the water surface, ments.
1BI, the Auburn chapter of "People have been socio- process that occurs during to the deficient land.Animals, The solving of erosion blocking out sunlight that
ZPG was started last year logically conditioned to have As the population of the heavy wind and rainstorms, in turn, depend directly and problems is complicated underwater plants need to "If a minor in environ-
by Mary Ann Van Hartesveldt. their own children. A re- United States increases washing topsoil from the indirectly on plant life, and, by conflicts between groups support underwater life mental studies was estab-
The chapter, headed by co- education program is es- forests are stripped to provide land into nearby rivers or thus, cannot survive well on concerned with different cycles. lished, it would be possible
presidents Charles Otto, sential so that people will be housing. Sonetimes damaging streams. When no plants are eroded soil. aspects of conservational to draw all the loose ends to-
2PV, and Miss Phillippi, more willing to adopt," floods ensue in areas bared present to anchor the soil problems. The case of Soil erosion is considered gether and provide a compre-
now has about 35 members. ' of trees and protective vege- in place, erosion reaches an channelization of rivers by some to be a form of hensive program of excellent
he said. illustrates the conflict bet- "pollution." In the long educational value," Causey
Although Otto and Miss Otto said ZPG plans to tation, it said. ween those who want to range, some have predicted said.
Phillippi are equipped with contact married students Also, cities financially reduce natural erosion and that constant erosion, in-
some rather grim statistics- living in on-campus housing strapped by demands for those who want to preserve creasingly compounded by
in 10 years, for example, there and invite them to attend more schools, hospitals and a natural balance of life in human mismanagement of
will be 30 million more peo- roads often cannot provide the rivers. the soil, may change the
ple in the U.S. and 100 mil- ZPG meetings. geographical location of
lion more in 35 years-they " I think it's better to adequate sewage treatment Farmers who own land bays and gulfs, and contrib-
say ZPG's purpose is not to invite them. It would probably plants. Asa result, the sheet around a natural, meandering ute to the rise of synthetic
create hysteria, but to act be pretty risky to gb door- charged, lakes and rivers acute stage, carving gulleys There are ways, sometimes stream sometimes find their
as an information center for productive acreage decreased substitutes for natural
people concerned about to-door talking about birth filled with sewage " d i e , " and crevices. expensive, to control erosion during heavy rains which landscapes.
overpopulation. wash top soil downstream.
control," Miss Phillippi as does the wildlife depen- The construction of roads caused by human mismanage- To remedy the situation
"The national ZPG office
sends us a list of people laughed. dent on them for water. and buildings contribute to ment of the soil. Blackstone
connected with certain bills
She said she doesn't want the erosion process by said that the siltation pro-

to be considered a "fcub- "Everything boils down to leaving stretches of land blem at Chewacla lake, for

versive hippie who thinks population," Miss Phillippi barren for an extended period example, could be solved

that we ought to grind up concluded. "The more people of time. Too often, good by replanting barren areas

every child after the second you {jet, the more problems topsoil is washed into near- cleared for highway cons-

one. I'm concerned about you have." by rivers that carry it to truction near the lake.

the bottom of the lake such One of the answers to the

as Chewacla. problem lies in new proce-

Other lakes in this area dures of construction. At

have received excess de- a greater cost, the builders

Conservancy is individuals...

By Linda Comett nucleus founded in 1967 by roads, and any interference possible pollution by gravel Mount, who is a member of
Assistant Copy Editor a Birmingham housewife. with the natural environ- trucks traveling on the State the state board of directors
The Auburn chapter was ment. Parkway. of the Conservancy. "We
-.•-- . r ; . - , « • < • » • •JR. • « * » " " I t ' s a means by which founded just last year, and can't lobby because we are
conservation-minded individ- now has 54 members. Attendance of members at As with the Bankhead a tax-exempt organization,
duals and organizations in hearings in Moulton and movement the Conservancy but our methods have been
Alabama can unite their The Conservancy has set Cullman has helped the accomplishes its goals working very well. Of course
effort toward improving the itself an ambitious list of Conservancy get the support through education of the since there is no equivalent
quality of our state's goals: stopping unnecessary of the state legislature and public (a display about the organization in the state,
environment." channelization of streams Governor Wallace. According Bankhead is now set up we have a large job to d o . "
which destroy spawning to Dr. Keith Causey, pres- at King Discount), petitions
"It is a coalition of grounds for fish and removes ident of the Auburn chapter, from informed citizens and The Auburn chapter is
interested people from all ground cover for small "The governor and legis- extensive correspondence currently engaged in a cam-
over the state who value life animals which live near lature have been very help- from individual members. paign to interest more people
other than human life and the stream; fighting the is- ful and have backed the in helping with the "large
who attach a value to this suance of oil drilling rights Conservancy on almost all "Before I joined the job." The chapter sponsored
life other than monetary." in Mobile Bay; taking of its proposals." Conservancy," said Fred a visit by wildlife artist
measures to minimize the First, 6ZY, "Inever bothered Ray Harm on May 5. At
"It is housewives, biVd use of pesticides and fight Senator John Sparkman to write. I figured my one this time prints of one of his
watchers, zoologists, stu- ing their misuse,. (D-Ala.) has introduced the letter wouldn't make any paintings were available
dents all kinds of people Bankhead proposal to the difference, but when I found for $10 to anyone who joined
who are concerned about the The biggest state-wide Senate, and it will soon be all these other people the Conservancy or renewed
exploitation and waste of project now underway is the introduced in the House. concerned about the same a membership. Yearly dues
nature." establishment of Bankhead things that concerned me, are Si for students and $3
Wilderness. The proposal in- The Auburn chapter has and all of them were writing for others. Membership is
It is the Alabama Con- volves having 11,000 acres its own local projects as their legislators, I changed open to anyone. Meetings are
***&£?-<&'* I.- >tk servancy as defined by mem- of Bankhead National Forest, well. Major among them are my mind." held on the first and third
located in Northwest Alabama the prevention of pollution Tuesdays of the month in
Plainsman photo by Joe McGinty bers of the Auburn chapter. set aside and protected from of Town Creek from the South "The Conservancy is a Funchess 336.
More specifically the Con- any sort of permanent con- Gay St. pumping station, very effective organization,"
__ , .Do not dump, tne sign orders. But obviously people have ig- servancy is a non-profit, struction. This includes and plans to investigate according to Dr. Robert

WO flllflipiflO noted it. Dumping is one of the ugliest, though not the most tax-exempt organization with

dangerous, forms of pollution. Some cities combat litter by over 6500. members. It has
grown up from a small
sentencing anti-litter law violaters to pick up trash on roadsides.

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Chlorine, Friday, May 7, 1971 9- THE AUBURN PUIN$MIN

Auburn's ok pollution

tests resuh of car exhaust EAT IN — CARRY OUT

By Richard Little Incomplete combustion oc- The Pizza Hut No. 1

assure Plainsman Intramurals Editor curs most frequently in high Auburn, Alabama
Auburn has no smoke- compression engines which
belching factories, but it compress the gasoline more

does have automobiles which than conventional internal

are responsible for most of combustion engines. This 806 Opelika Road

pure the air pollution in the area. compression results in bet- Phone 821-1811
' 'Environment,'' a non-profit ter acceleration and more
James Gilbert, manager of the Auburn Waterworks Board, magazine published by the horsepower, but also in less Sunday thru Thursday
Committee for Environmental complete burning of fuel. Open 11:00 a.m. till 12:00 p.m.
water Mfafer examines a water sample in the laboratory at the water Information, estimates ve- Friday and Saturday
hicles account for 60 per Many possibilities for Open 11:00 a.m. till 1:00 a.m.
treatment plant. Numerous tests are done at the plant to cent of all air pollution, and decreasing emissions have For Faster Service Phone Ahead - Allow 20 Min.
as much as 90 per cent in been presented since Con-
insure the purity of the city's water supply. Plainsman photo by Roger Wentowski areas where industrial con- gress set a January 1, 1975, 20% Off on
trols are set or no industries deadline for elimination of
By Martha Evans either the livestock or fertilizer, it would have no legal exist. 90 per cent of all harmful
Plainsman Features Editor means to stop the detrimental action, said Gilbert. car pollutants.
Turn on the faucet. Fill a glass with water. Drink it. At present, the U.S. Emis-
"I have no doubt we could talk to the people involved sion Standards for cars are One possibility is the
It's safe. and work out a solution," he said. "The man who raises set at 2.20 grams per mile of adaptation of a giant fly-
So says James Gilbert, head of the Auburn Waterworks hogs or cattle wants to know about any virus we might find hydrocarbons and 23 grams wheel which would wind it-
as badly as we do, because his livelihood depends on per mile of carbon monoxide. self up when connected to
Board. healthy animals." Levels before 1966, when an electrical source, then
Gilbert said the four-man staff at the water treatment controls were set, are more slowly unwind to propel the
The county could also pass a zoning law which would than three times that amount. car.
plant on the Montgomery highway constantly checks Au- prohibit the raising of livestock in the area, Gilbert said,
burn's water supply for contamination and, with the help although he admitted he would be reluctant to initiate Some 14,000 cars are Steam engines have also
of generous doses of chlorine, makes sure it is fit for such an action. registered with the campus

"We check the water at least three times a week as it Once the water reaches the treatment plant, it receives police. Using the conserva- been suggested, but the two All Decoupoge
comes from Lake Ogletree to the water treatment plant," three doses of chlorine. tive control emission stan- most promising ideas seem to
said Gilbert. dards, these cars alone emit be use of an afterburner or
"The most effective one is when the water first comes at least 332,000 grams of catalytic converter. Both
The water is tested for odor, for mineral content and into the plant," he said, "but if we don't"get all the carbon monoxide per mile. operate on a system of re-
microscopically for plant life. bacteria then, we still have two more chances." burning emissions.
Students with small foreign
Every two months, samples of water from the watershed Someone is on duty at the plant 24 hours a day, he added.

(the region from which the lake receives its water via Nationwide, the water industry has shown concern about cars are a s guilty of pol- SUMMER JOBS Close Out of All
Chewacla Creek and its tributaries) are tested in addition the continued effectiveness of chlorine, said Gilbert. luting the air as those who OR STUDY IN Art Supplies -
to the regular samples from the lake itself. drive larger American models, 40% Off
"One of these days, one virus will become immune to. according to a test run on EUROPE
At the plant the treated water is checked every hour to chlorine or a new virus will appear that chlorine can't 1970 cars by the California
insure the presence of chlorine which kills bacteria. Six kill," he explained. "Researchers are looking for a better Air Resources Laboratory,
times a day, the water is tested for relative acidity or sterilizing agent than chlorine but so far they haven't come Their report showed no
alkalinity. (Excessively acid water corrodes pipes.) up with anything." direct relationship between
the size of an engine and its
Another daily test is for mineral content. The concen- The treatment plant was expanded last summer from a amount of emissions.
tration of minerals determines the amount of lime and four-million gallon daily capacity to a six-million one.

aluminum sulfate which will be added to the water to set- If the University continues to expand, within 10 years A Chevrolet with a 454- Call 821-0250
tle out the minerals. the plant will have to jump another two million gallons in cu. in.engine, the fourth lar-
daily purification capacity, Gilbert said. gest engine tested, had the
The State Health Department laboratory at Montgomery

also periodically tests Auburn's water supply, Gilbert said. lowest pollution output.
Once a month samples of raw water as it enters the plant, Chewalca, Coliseum The three cars having the
Or: Collect- MUNF0RD
treated water and at least four additional samples from CASH & CARRY
various points along the system are tested in Montgomery. highest pollution output were 414-271-4792

One of the most important of the tests is for the presence safe swimming spots mmwmmmtwo Porsches, one with a
of Escherichia coli, a bacteria which grows under the same 192-cu. in. engine and one
conditions as typhoid bacteria. If E . coli is detected, with a 122-cu. in. engine, and
immediate action must be taken, Gilbert explained a Volkswagen with a 102-
Pollution is not a factor construction when plastic cu. in.engine.
The State Health Department also comes to Auburn once IMPROVE GRADES
a month to test the treated water for flouride content. at the two favorite swimming coating was applied to the
Too much flouride can cause discoloration of teeth. The effects of automobile The Same Amount Of Time To Study
spots for Auburn students- bottom of the pool. The Coli- emissions are dangerous- USE STUDY SOUNDS
Gilbert lists four main causes for concern in the water- The most plentiful, and per-
shed area south and east of Auburn and Opelika which Chewacla and the Coliseum seum manager said that the haps most harmful, pollutant Increase Your Concentration And Improve Midway Plaza 749-9582
could, if not carefully watched, pollute Auburn's water is carbon monoxide. This Your Comprehension. Study At A Faster Rate.
supply: the Uniroyal plant in Opelika, a cattle farm, a hog swimming pool. plants still grow up through colorless, tasteless, odor-
farm and fertilized farmland. less gas has been known to ELECTRONICALLY PRODUCED SOUNDS
However, the pool does the coating. overcome victims without CAUSE THIS TO HAPPEN
The Uniroyal plant in Opelika disposes of some non- warning. Please Specify
polluting industrial waste in Chewacla Creek, said Gilbert., have an algae problem- one Chlorine in gas form is
When inhaled, carbon 8 Track Tape, Cassette, Or LP Record
"We and the State Health Department make sure Uni- which has troubled Coliseum regularly added to the pool monoxide produces carboxy- Send Check or Money Order — $9.95 Each
royal abides by state guidelines," he said. hemoglobin which reduces
manager Wayne Murphy since water. Chlorine tablets are the blood's ability to carry Include 75c Handling and Postage -
Both the cattle farm and the hog farm have ponds located oxygen to body tissue. Sound Concepts, Inc., — Box 3852
in their pastures which are connected to tributaries of
Chewacla Creek. Most other car pollutants . CtaarMttftwut;.Vk. z29D2.Ti;r;;-q-:x
are harmful only in large
The Waterworks Board keeps a close check to make 11 111:
sure that harmful viruses are not transmitted to the water
supply from the livestock, Gilbert explained. the pool opened in 1968. also added when the algae NORGE VILLAGE

Gilbert termed the use of fertilizers containing large Murphy explained that increases to the point gas Every Garment A Masterpiece
quantities of phosphate and nitrogen by farmers in the when water was allowed to is ineffective. The algae-
watershed area potentially the most dangerous source stand in the deep end of the cide is used primarily to We Care About The Way You Look
of water pollution. pool algae eventually grew clean the bottom and sides
in the stagnant water. And of the pool. Quick service on 5 regular shirts for 99c
Since the fertilizer is water soluble, heavy rains cause the microscopic plants still
much of the fertilizer to drain into the city's water source grow despite generous doses The temperature of the
where it stimulates the growth of algae. of chlorine and algaecide. pool-82 degrees in winter
and 75 degrees in summer-
" I t ' s just like feeding algae steak-they love it," he. also makes control of the al-
explained. At Chewacla, the problem gae difficult, said Murphy, concentrations. However,
is not industrial or farm pol- since the plants thrive in lead compounds, which have shirts and pants Mon-VYed
Changes in temperature also affect the amount of algae lution, but siltation which warm water.
in the water. is gradually filling the lake been reduced in no-lead gas-
with soil. (See related story,
"We've found that when the temperature is between The pool is drained once olines, can cause severe We specialize Self-service laundering
65 and 75 degrees, the concentration of algae is greater," page 8, col. 4) a year and scrubbed. Before illness or death if they reach
he noted.
the algae was brought under the bloodstream.

There are also traces of control, the pool had to be Benzepyrene, another by- in alternations & dry cleaning
magnesium, mercury and drained three times a year,
product of an internal com-
other metallic elements in Murphy said.
bustion engine, has been Remember You Are Always Welcome Here
the water at Chewacla, ac- Murphy also has problems cited as a cancer-producing And We Are Always Glad To See You!
cording to Park Manager with the pool's filtration sys- agent. Like many other pol-
James G. Murphy. But the tem. Since the pool is in
elements are present in such constant use both day and lutants including smog
slight amounts that they pose night, the filtration system (hydrocarbons and nitrogen

no health problems. can't adequately clean the oxides), it is dispersed into Satisfaction Guaranteed!

The algae problems at the water as it recycles, he ex- the air by incomplete com-
pool were not solved during , plained.

The algae causes problems because chemicals just be GIRLS: Have no classes WANTED: Licensed hair We want to congratulate all you
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The dead algae also releases odorous oils which the plant's Shoney's needs you! Ap-
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T H E AUBURN PUINSMIN -JO Friday, May 7, 1971

Ray Harm talks on folk medicine, woodpeckers and conservation

By Martha tivans After his discharge, Harm is why I paint with authority conservation efforts and be my plane and see rivers that he added.

Plainsman Features Editor headed West again as a ranch now," said Harm in a tele- heard," he said. are pure black. You could Harm doesn't use a camera

Wildlife artist Ray Harm, hand. That's when he got to phone interview a week be- He t r a v e l s a r o u n d the virtually, 'walk across the to capture the likeness of the
in his own articulate down thinking about dying with fore coming to Auburn. country by plane giving lec-
home manner, talked about just a bedroll, a horse and a tures and painting. (He has water.' When I see something wildlife he paints. Instead,
woodpeckers, gave his re- saddle to his name. He was Harm has received honorary p a i n t e d w i l d l i f e in the
cipe for homemade cough eligible for financial assis- d o c t o r a t e s , dined at the Colorado desert, the Rocky like that I think to myself, he makes field sketches, get-
syrup and praised the Ala- tance from the government White House and shown his Mountains, the Everglades,
bama Conservancy while for college so he decided to works in the top museums the Appalachian Mountains that would be a good place ting as close as he can to
speaking to an audience of get an education. and galleries. and the High Sierras.)
some 200 people Wednesday. to drop down and start talk- the subject, which he later
The Cleveland School of "Becoming known has en-
There was a time when abled me to publicly take up ing," he said. refers to in the studio.

Much of his time now is Although he has painted

spent trying to bolster anti- numerous poisonous snakes,

Art liked his work, but since various banners representing "I'll be 6,000 feet up in strip mining programs in the bobcats and wolves, Harm

Cumberland Gap region of has never been injured by a

Harm, the son of a violin- Harm hadn't graduated from Ecology conference Kentucky near the Tennessee wildlife subject.
playing mountaineer herba- high school, wouldn't enroll
list, was afraid he'd die him. So Harm went to the line where he lives, said "Oh I did have an elk run
owning "not much more than C o o p e r S c h o o l of Art in "Economic Planning for Environmental Quality in Harm. me up a tree one time. He
had me up that tree for two
my bedroll, by horse and Cleveland instead. Alabama" is the topic for the Second Alabama En- "These ugly coal trucks hours. And once when I was
Trying to build up an art rattle up and down the road on horseback, a grizzly bear
saddle." vironmental Conference scheduled for fall quarter. with signs painted on them came at me, but contrary to
"Things were hard in the clientele in Ohio, Harm got Deadline for faculty members to submit papers for 'Beauty is a biscuit.' The television and movies, wild-
twenties . . . " he wrote in discouraged and was about strip mine operators want to life is virtually not dan-
his autobiography published to head back West when, as presentation at the Conference is June 30. Draft copies convince the miners conser- gerous," he declared.
in b r o c h u r e form by the he says, "just like in the should be submitted to Conference Chairman Rex K. vationists like me are trying
to take the bread and butter Harm has no favorite spe-
Frame House Gallery, Inc.,. movies, I was saved." Rainer. out of poor people's mouths," cies.
Harm commented.
of Wildlife Art in Louisville, The president of the Uni- A nine-member review committee will select about
versity of Kentucky saw two
Kentucky. of Harm's prints in Vero five papers for inclusion on the Conference program. The artist favors a return "As a naturalist, my in-
"We were poor . . . about B e a c h , F l o r i d a , and ap- Each paper submitted will be evaluated on its po- to deep mining using modern terest in one species is al-
pointed him artist in resi- tential contribution to the Conference theme, com- safety methods, since he be- ways leading me to an in-
as poor as possible, but dence. Harm was also com- petency of the author and its relation to completed lieves reclamation of land terest in another species,"
like thousands of others we; missioned to paint some 20 and ongoing work. that has been stripped has he said.
managed." eastern species of birds.
Plainsman photo by Roger Wentowski Additional information may be obtained from Fred not proved effective. Harm said he i s "always
While still a teenager, the
now meticulous painter of
wildlife left West Virginia "I've always said going to
Wildlife artist Ray Harm came for Nebraska where he tra- school took time away from M. Hudson (826-4320)or James C. Warman (826-5075). More miners would be em- trying" to communicate the

t 0 Auburn this week to promote veled the rodeo circuit. In my education. Any time I ployed if deep mining were importance of conservation

ArtlSt 1945, he joined the Navy and spent in the classroom would to replace strip-mining, Harm and the intricacies of nature,

membership in the Alabama Con- served a three-year stint as have been time away from said. particularly to those people

servancy. He gives lectures across the U S because a radio operator in the Paci- nature. My background, liv- "The real irony is that "who are constantly walking
fic. ing outdoors the way I did,
he wants people to understand the importance of con- iffi ffi sa m m m aa rwi the biscuits are only going between tile canyons of tall
into the operators' mouths," buildings."
servation and the intricacies of nature.

Town Creek pollution disputed issue lAUBURN-OPELIKA !I PLAZA



By Martha Evans completely by the time it has moved one mile. function halts the pulping stations, they must be reactivated k VOTED HER SHOWS NfiHTLY : 7-9:30 p * .
Plainsman Features Editor In the Bulletin's article, Dr. Hugh B. Cunningham, as- manually. Theoretically then, a pumping station breakdown THE MOST
could go undetected f a some time.
About half a mile below the lake at Chewacla State sociate professor of zoology and entymology, cited the LI KELT MATINEE SAT. & SUN: 2:00-4:30
Park, Town Creek runs into Chewacla Creek at a favorite absence of winter stone flies and caddis files in the A proposal to install an alternate power source-diesel— TO
student "creek-banking" site. creek as signs of pollution. at the pumping station is still "under consideration,"
Leichliter said. jANDSHE IN COLOR RATED 6
Three miles upsteam on Town Creek is a sewage pump- Chewacla Creek flows into the Tallapoosa River, which
ing station. Periodically, when more sewage and waste joins the Coosa River to form the Alabama River. The Modern pumping stations are equipped with both diesel and raiMUL';:-f DID!
water comes through the pumping station than it can Alabama flows into Mobile Bay, which joins the Gulf of electrical engines, said Fendley. Having two sources of
handle, the excess waste empties into Town Creek through Mexico. power doubles the cost (about SI0,000). |THE TALE OF T H E |
a runoff pipe. DEANS
Auburn's sewage, and sewage from other cities and Increased water usage on the traditional Monday wash day WIFELATE WAR w/fuu
Although Auburn city officials say any sewage which towns along the route, flows all the way to Mobile, com- regularly necessitates overflow into Town Creek, according DOWN'OWN 8 2 : 28 18
enters Town Creek is sufficiently diluted by the time it mented Prof. J. Homer Blackstone, causing problems for to several persons concerned about pollution. I SHOW
reaches the creek-banking site in an undeveloped area of Mobile's oyster industry. SAT. NOW THRU WED.
Chewacla, Park Manager James G. Murphy claims he often But according to Fendley, the wash day problem is KITE MA 'VALLEY Of THE DOLLS"
detects signs of pollution. Some towns on the route use the water for human con- "insignificant compared to infiltration."
sumption ,he added. WAR EAGLE THEATRE ALSO 2nd B 6 HfTf!
"I can see soap suds and detect the odor top," said The city has no choice but to connect more than the
Murphy , explaining that students park on the side of the The overloading of the pumping station which neces- optimum number of households to the line, said Haygood LATE SHOW THURS,
grave] road that leads to the marble quarry and walk from sitates use of the overflow pipe into Town Creek can be in the Bulletin's article: "You know you are overloading
there to the creek to avoid paying the park entrance fee. caused' by heavy rains, a power breakdown, increased the system, but it is a choice between overloading and M E - MAY 13ft 11:15 p . *
water usage by people whose sewage runs to the South letting people, have improperly treated sewage."
The south side- pumping station is adjacent to the State Gay Street pumping station, or connection of too many '9 AGES OF NAKEDNESS'
Highway Department office off South College Street. homes to the line. If Auburn expands sufficiently, the city will seek federal
Sewage in the area west of Dean Road to South Gay Street, funds to build a treatment plant below 1-85. The new treat- IK COLOR X
and from College Street to Dean Road, moves by gravity Sometimes people illegally connect their roof drains ment plant would eliminate the need for the south side
to the south side pumping station. The pumping station to the city sanitary system, said Haygood. Rain water pumping station. SSI REFRIGERATORS
then supplies the pressure to move the sewage to the can also seep into sewage pipes through the joints or
sewage treatment plant. cracks in the top of the pipes. However, such construction is "probably five to 10 years $10 SUMMER Call 821-8126
away," Leichliter said.
If the station was not equipped with an overflow pipe, Since sewage moves by gravity, not pressure, to the To Present Renters:
sewage would back up into homes at the lowest points on pumping station, the cracks don't matter except for the As soon as its plans are approved by the Federal En-
the line every time more sewage and waste water entered water seepage, Auburn City Manager D. Kent Leichliter vironmental Control Agency and the Alabama Water Improve- Refrigerators Due In
the pumping station than it is equipped to pressurize; or explained. ment Commission, the city will expand the south side May 24 THANKS
when.forsomereason, the electrically-powered station cuts treatment plant from a two-million to a four-million gallon
off. Fendley said the unmanned pumping stations are checked daily capacity, said Leichliter.
three times a week by the sewer department, but only in an
emergency on the weekend. If a power failure or other mal- Next on the agenda for sewer improvements is replace-
ment of the pipes running to the south side pumpingstation.

On March 4, The Auburn Bulletin quoted Auburn Mayor SHONEY'S SPECIAL! V
James K. Haygood as saying the overflow sewage is never
"raw" because when it empties into the creek it has been

sufficiently diluted by other waste water so that nature can With This Coupon Any Combination Plate
complete the breakdown process.

Auburn City Engineer William E. Fendley agreed with And Drink 99c!
Haygood, noting that heavy rains, a frequent cause of over-

loading because rain water seeps into the sewage pipes, May 7 - M a y 13
also dilutes sewage which enters the creek.

Fendley said that although there is "nothing sacred"

about a one-mile designation, sewage which enters a run- 6 0 0 D ON DRIVE IN ONLY!

ning water source like Town Creek is usually diluted

South College St. RNWME Auburn, Alabama


Friday, May 7, 1971 I I - THE AUBURN PUINSMXH

Friday, May 7 Aubum Marketirig Society, 7 p.m., Thach 204. Orchestra
Free Union Movie, "Harper," 7 and 9 p.m., Langdon Collegiate Civitan, 7:30 p.m., Haley 1461.
Wives of Auburn "Engineers meeting, 7 p.m. Tour of to perform
ASME field trip to Southern Natural Gas. new Veterinary Medicine facilities, 7:30 p.m. in concert
Physics-Chemistry Colloquium, 4:30 p.m., Commons Alpha Epsilon Delta, pre-medical honor society,
The Auburn University
213. Dr. J. E. Boggio will speak on "Contact Po- Initiation Banquet at 7 p.m., U.B. Banquet Room. Orchestra under the direction
tential Measurements of Oxidizing Copper Surfaces." Dr. Henry Hoffman will speak. of Edgar Clyde, will present
Saturday, May 8 Wednesday, May 12 a concert Monday, at 8:15
Free Union Movie, "Harper," 7 and 9 p.m., Langdon Joel Williams, piano recital, 8:15 p.m., Langdon Hall. p.m. in the Union Ballroom.
Hall. Department of Theater presents "The Lion in Winter," Admission is free.
Correspondence work clearance for graduating seniors. 8 p.m., A.U. Theater.
Sunday, May 9 Down and Under Coffee House presents Sonny Mc- The program will feature
Mother's Day. Laurin, 8 and 9 p.m. U.B. Basement. the music of Handel, Bach
Free Union Movie, "Harper," 7 and 9 p.m., Langdon and Liszt, as well as English
Hall. NOTES TO REMEMBER Folk Songs by Williams.
Monday, May 10 Medical and Dental School applicants for the class of
Fine Arts Movie, "My Name is Ivan," 7 and 9 p.m., Also featured will be
Langdon Hall. 1972, regardless of Auburn University classification Marijean Parham and Joseph
A.U. Orchestra, 8:15 p.m., U.B. Ballroom. and curricula, need an evaluation from the Pre- Stephenson on the piano,
Omicron Nu initiation, 7 p.m., Home Ec Building. medical-Predental Advisory Committee to complete Sam Timberlake, baritone,
Tuesday, May 11 their applications to professional schools, Instruc- and Johnnie White, trumpet.
Zero Population Growth, 7:30 p.m., Funchess 336. tions for obtaining the Committee Evaluation and
Department of Theater presents "The Lion In Winter," applications for the Medical College Admission Test Glyde has been profes-
8 p.m., A.U. Theater. or Dental Aptitude Test may be picked up at the sor and conductor of the
Down and Under Coffee House presents Sonny Mc- office of the Dean of Arts and Sciences, 2046 Haley Orchestra at Auburn since
Laurin, 8 and 9 p.m. Admission is free. U.B. Base- Center. 1946. He received his
ment. musical training in England
Draft counseling will be available in Haley 2320 Mon- and for many years played
day, Wednesday and Friday from 2-4 p.m. and Thurs- with the Vancouver Sympho-
day from 7-9 p.m. ny Orchestra and the Ca-
nadian Broadcasting Orches-
Information for Campus Calendar notices should tras. He was violist in the
be filled out on forms available in the Plains- Hart House String Quartet,
man office, 108 Langdon Hall, and returned to home-based at Toronto Uni-
Rick Kinsey, Plainsman events editor by 5 versity.
p.m., Sunday.
Miss Parham, of Union
Department of The ofre ends quarter Springs, is a member of
Delta Omicron and the Stu-
With production of The lion in Winter' dent Advisory Council. She
has just completed her
', "The Lion in Winter" Oscar to Katherine Hepburn and all the mischief of Henry II, King of England, senior recital and will grad-
Will open Tuesday at the for her performance as history of the millions then is played by G. J. Koellsted, uate with the bachelor of
Auburn University Theatre. Eleanor of Aquitaine. living and in the worlds to instructor of Theatre. Elea- music degree. She is also
The play is directed by R. come. They claw, betray, nor, his wife, is played by oboist in the Auburn Orches-
G. Torri, Assistant Profes- Playwright Goldman has and shout each other down Mary Lou Farr, 2SED. tra.
sor of Theatre. taken historical facts-a in a style which will be
meeting of the French and familiar to those who re- Richard, oldest son, is Prof. Stephenson, with a
." The production will run English kings in 1183, and member their own family Dave Ward, 1PN. Geoffrey, master's degree in piano
Tuesday through Saturday, a royal court at Windsor in Christmasses when nobody middle son, is John Heavey, from the Peabody Conserva-
May 11-15, and May 18-22. 1184 and combined them into got what he wanted. 1GC. John, the youngest, tory in Baltimore, has been
Jim Calhoun, 3GPO. on the Auburn Music faculty
Tickets are now on sale a Christmas Court at Henry's Goldman never pretends for four years. He has played
at the Box Office in the palace at Chinon. his play is "sober history," Philip, King of France, many solo recitals, both in
Music Annex open Monday, although the facts of the is played by William F. the Concert Hall and on the
"Wednesday and Friday from. It didn't happen that way- case bear up to historical Dunlop, 1TH. Alais Capet, Alabama Educational Televi-
;1 to 5 p.m.; Tuesdays and not exactly anyway-although scrutiny. his sister, by Anita Vines sion network.
it might have. Goldman LTH. Henry's attendant is
Thursdays from 12 to 5 p.m.; fictionalizes the quality and Rather the play concen- Joseph Wilkinson, 3GEH; Timberlake, a recent win-
and on Saturdays from 9 a.m. content of the relationship trates on the interplay of Eleanor's attendant, Karen ner in Metropolitan auditions,
to 12 p.m. of the royal personages character: it is the battle- Drury, 2SED. received his bachelor of
involved in the play and on ground fa the loud vocal music degree from Auburn
the meaning of the great calesthenics of Henry pitted The settings are designed and his master of music
The play, by James Gold- events as they might apply, against the clipped-accurate by Phil Fitzpatrick, ins- degree from Washington Uni-
man, had a successful Broad- barbs of Eleanor. The tructor of Art. Costumes versity, St. Louis. He has
way run ill 1966 with Robert to our own times. are by Nancy Fitzpatrick. sung the leading baritone role
Preston and Rosemary Har-" entire proceedings have an in major works, including the
fis in the leading roles. The The seven persons iin aura of modern veracity: an Braham's Requiem, Verdi's
!Tilm version, released inl968, "The Lion in Winter" carry aging egotist fighting a Requiem, Handel's Messiah,
and in opera as Alfio in
'' Cavalleria Rusticana' * and
Maletesta in "Don Pas-

Starred Peter O'Toole as in themselves war, peace., losing battle with his no
jHenry II and brought an succession, justice, religion less formidable frau.

Russian film showing Monday SSI REFRIGERATORS
$10 SUMMER Call 821-8121
J The next film in the fine ness." front tocontinue his exploits,
iirt film series is a 1962 Told with compassion, Finally, he fails to return To Present Rentors:
Russian production directed it is the stay of a 12-year- Refrigerators Due In
;by Andrei Tarkovsky. "My old boy whose mother and from a mission, and it is
•Name Is Ivan'' will be shown sister have been killed early only after the defeat of the May 24 THANKS
;Monday at 7 and 9 p.m. in in World War n. He joins German army that his fate
•Langdon Hall. the ranks of youth working is known. O VOLK5WAOEN OF AMI RICA, I N C .

as intelligence scouts for Young Kolva Burlaiev, a From the people
The film won the Best the army., checking on Nazi hollow-eyed and gaunt lad. who make something small,
Picture Award at the Venice' troop movements. is well-casted in the role of
Film Festival. It is Tarkov- Because of his frailty, he Ivan. His story is effectively something big.
sky *s first directorial effort is repeatedly sent back to photographed in a style that
land has been called "a film school by his superiors, but is intermittently impres-
;of beauty, poetry and sad- each time returns to the sionistic and realistic.

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THE AUBURN PUINMUN -12 Friday, May 7, 1971

j year after Kent State

War, peace and a clergyman's troubled conscience

Ed. Note: Below is the full text ot a win? (According to article 118 of the Geneva
speech by Rev. George Telford, pastor of convention, a prisoner of war is entitled to
the First Presbyterian Church in Auburn, release only after the cessation of hostili-
at the moratorium on "business as usual" ties. So long as fighting continues, the de-
sponsored Wednesday by the Human Rights taining power is under no obligation
Forum. The moratorium was part of a nation- to enter into negotiations for prisoner ex-
wide observance of the first anniversary of change.
the deaths of four students at Kent State
University during a demonstration pro- yWhy no word Of compassion
testing U.S. involvement in Southeast
Asia. for the enemy

We regard Rev. Telford's speech as in- in the churches
dicative of growing public concern about
the Vietnam war. A year after Kent State, since that is the true mark
spoken opposition to the war is no longer
limited principally to students. They have of Christian prayer?'
been joined by Americans representing many
occupations, ages, and persuasions. One thing is clear. No American has
any other desire than to see our POW's
Rev. Telford's viewpoint does not neces- in North Vietnam come home safe and
sarily represent that of The Plainsman. It sound. No American, however liberal or radi-
is offered as a serious, probing discussion cal, approves of inhumane treatment of
of the war which in this time of concern captured soldiers. But it is tragic when in
should be weighed against the individual many churches and other public forums in
beliefs of each reader in analyzing the the land the concern about the POW's and
U.S. in Vietnam in 1971. . MIA's is voiced with no word about the in-
humane treatment the Vietcong and the
I n spite of fhe temptation Plainsman photo by Roger Wentowskl North Vietnamese prisoners have been
suffering at the hands of American soldiers
to turn away Rev. Telford and the Ky-Thieu armies. Why no word of
compassion for the "enemy" in the chur-
in frustration and was your voice?" The Old Testament for- prehension of the weak, and that it is note of confidence in the South Vietnamese ches, since that is the true mark of Chris-
bids the prophecy of "smooth things," violating all his laws." There is little army. The war is seen as concluding not tian prayer?
cynicism and despair, and Jewish and Christian history is full question that you and I live in a nation by means of a negotiated or electoral dis-
of times when the nation had to be opposed which thinks it has a great soul and tribution of political power in South Vietnam Where is the concern for the victims of
the voice of conscience in the name of a higher loyalty. vast viiews, beyond the comprehension but rather still by military South Vietnamese our military operations, and the innocent
of the weak, and, that we are surrogates pressure which causes the insurgency to women and children who have died by the
is still needed/ In the face of any evil, the mandate and trustees for all mankind. From the fade away. hundreds of thousands; where is the sorrow
Albert Camus laid upon Christians is earliest days of our history there has been and contrition for that, and for what our
I speak as a Christian minister respon- laid upon all men, religious or not, that a layer of Messianic consciousness in the The U.S. is still at Paris to ratify the bombs have done to their earth and then-
sible before God not to be silent in my they "Should speak out loud and clear, and mind of America. defeat of its opponent. What is proposed is crops?
own nation. What I say is addressed to the that they should voice their condemnation U.S. military disengagement while still
posture of my own nation. Were I speaking in such a way that never a doubt, never the We have dreamed of being the nation achieving the victory of a Saigon government The Nixon administration has used the
to people in Hanoi or to the National slightest doubt, could rise in the heart of that by example and by an inexplicable which would fall tomorrow if we did not sup- prisoner issue as a trick to arouse world
Liberation Front, to Russians or Chinese, the simplest man," that they "Should get grace would be a model fa a new human- port it. We support, a government more at opinion against Hanoi, and divert attention
different words would need to be said. away from abstraction and confront the ity. We have thought of ourselves for a long home on the French Riviera than among its from our failure to seriously negotiate to
I do not attempt to overlook the ambiguity blood-stained face history has taken on time as a great experiment, and a chosen own people, a government consisting of end the war now.
of the total situation and the need for today." people to lead in the regeneration of the those elements of South Vietnamese society
a collective solution to the tragedy of world. Not as masters of the world to be which have the least talent and inclination There is a way to get our prisoners freed.
Indochina. Neither do I want to make North America's now overwhelming share of sure, but in the words of Re in hold Niebuhr to implement a program of reform. It is not by escalating the war into the rest
Vietnam or the NLF paragons of virtue, or responsibility for the blood-stained face tutors of mankind in its pilgrimage to per- of Indochina, and intensifying the bombing,
overlook their role in the resolution of this history has taken in Vietnam today must fection. We are, to put it bluntly, not really willing but by setting a date for ending the war,
war. haunt all Americans, and religious men to desert a government which we should and for getting all Americans out.
must add their voice or forever be condenmed. The irony now is that our dreams of pure never have supported in the first place,
I am a Christian minister for whom virtue are being dissolved in places like and though some form of negotiated settle- One of the most urgent needs is for the
Vietnam is, and has been, a crisis of We are being told today by many of our Vietnam where to attempt to mold mankind ment remains an alternative, the current American people to realize that the re-
conscience. This is now for me the sixth national leaders that there is no need of in our own image, we find ourselves doing Administration program is one of continuing nunciation of victory is not always a
time that I have made such an .address. I protest, no need of days of moratorium. things we never thought we would do. That war rather than seeking peace. defeat-it may as a matter of fact be the
do not regard it as fun, and derive no We are asked to be patient while our above all is the lesson of My Lai. We've greatest course a nation can take. Religious
joy from doing so. There is nothing I would country washes her hands of Vietnam, ex- never been so innocent as we thought we What is now demanded of America is a men need to bear witness to that. For
like more, in my moments of physical and panding her air war, and engages in were, but now it is apparent. maturity we may not be able to achieve. Judeo-Christian faith knows about the
spiritual exhaustion, which are many these indiscriminate killing, all so that the relevance and power of the willingness
days, than to be able to forget about the United States does not have to admit some- The truth is that Vietnam has exposed What is needed is the courage we may not to repent- the necessity for both men and
war, put it outside my life, sleep well at thing that the entire world already knows- what happens to a nation when it becomes have: the greatest courage of all. It is the nations to be able to turn when they have
night: .have the approval of my congregation, so that we don't have to say that we made so conscious of its righteousness and its courage to find a way not to win, but to do erred rather than keep on trying to justify
and not have to undertake an endeavor a mistake. power that it fails to recognize the limits contrition. their error.
like this. I speak because in spite of the of its wisdom, its power and its virtue. A
temptation to turn away in frustration and I do not know how many people will be nation sometimes does not realize until What we have done is, in the name of 'If is time now
cynicism and despair, the voice of cons- arrested in Washington because of the too late the extent to which it transgresses fighting Communism, intervene in a revolu-
cience is still needed in regard to this tactics of this week. I cannot myself think the limits and plays with other men and tion, to enforce the status quo and stand for contrition...
war. The obligation is more than simply that the physical disruption of the offices other nations the role of God. A nation with the traditional priv ileged over against
getting on the record. The obligation of of government will help. But I understand can create a modicum of peace and a modi- what was in many ways a just attempt for this madness must cease.'
every one of us is to register an outcry the reason why some have chosen tactics cum of justice in the world, and then over- independence and self determination. That
that cannot be ignored, to create a climate which I cannot share. It was the inability reach and destroy the very peace it has choice has led us to total militarization of True religion declares that all men and
of opinion in which our mistakes as a of the Johnson administration to understand helped to create, ignore the justice so badly a people and to the destruction of thou- nations are subject to rebuff and to moral
people can be acknowledged and acts of the depths of this country's agony over needed, and finally use their fellow men in sands of lives, cities, and threads of social judgement. The Gospel reveals that ack-
contrition begun. this war, and the refusal to give a serious an unconscious arrogance that does not fabric, all in the name of saving it. nowledgement of past errors and wrongs,
hearing to those who felt that the whole en- acknowledge its wrong doing but seeks to though painful, is not an act of self hatred.
There are times in a nation's life when terprise was wrong, that forced men of justify it by either more power or evasion. We have broken down honesty and trust It can be an act of joy and new beginnings.
to remain silent is the real treason. That conscience into the streets previously. in our own national life and in international It can lead to responsible use of power
time came to Christians in Germany in The great question is how a man or a life. We have let important moral issues rather than the arrogance of power or the
the 1930's. I do not mean that their situa- 'The great question is how nation shall behave when finally the irony in this country be more and more ne- denial of power.
tion and ours are exactly synonymous. Of breaks through. Our dreams of virtue and in- glected: The tasks of eliminating civic in-
course, they are not. But there are at least a man or a notion nocence are being peculiarly exposed in justice, poverty and urban degradation. The Americans'who have died in Vietnam will
similarities. For Christians in Germany in these days, and we are learning the .signi- expense of this war is beyond what this not have died in vain if we can yet be a
1936-37 felt that what their nation was shall behave when finally ficance of irony. We have believed there nation is spending to eliminate poverty, country which can admit that we have in
doing was wrong. But it came upon them so was a generic difference between us and disease and hunger of all the world, in our pride and self righteousness over-
gradually that it was difficult to know when the irony breaks through' other nations of the world, proved by the spite of the fact that our main enemy in reached the limits of our power and our
to speak and when to cry out. By the time difference between their power rivalries the 20th century is not some alien idealogy- virtue, and if we can choose the path'of
it was obvious it was too late. Now another administration belittles and our peacefulness. Now we are faced it is world poverty. honesty, contrition, reconciliation and
regular parliamentary procedures designed with the most urgent question of our na- restitution. For it is for such a nation
I am glad we are withdrawing American to set a time-table for getting out of a tional life. Can we find a way to contri- How does a mighty nation that they were willing to die.
troops from Vietnam. But it may well be war illegally entered into in the first tion and moderate our messianism or shall
that we are now on the verge of the great- place, and asks for time and patience. we meet our enemies' . self -righteousness absorb failure So this Vietnam moratorium is important.
est immorality in the long list of im- Yet under the guise of winding down the with a corresponding pride of our own, de- Important because basic policies have not
moralities of this tragic war. For the war, the Nixon administration in a fensive about our mistakes, and be unable without losing self respect?' yet changed. And they will n ot have changed
evidence now is that we are ready to cruel deception is widening the war .in the to change. until we cease all our offensive operations,
withdraw our men, while continuing still most destructive way, boasting of troop When you have come to that-and chosen begin a clearly stated and swiftly phased
to destroy a whole region of the earth withdrawal and lower American casualties,, We are not really wiling a wrong course, whether by accident, or withdrawing our troops according to a
in order to save it. while shifting the death and bloodshed to by lack of foresight, or by inertia, the only public time-table, with a definite date set
other peoples, caring only about American to desert a government remedy is to change one's course. for final exodus, and make plain in word
"Inere are times deaths and using air power without limita- and deed that the Thieu-Ky regime does
tion except the final restraint of nuclear which we should At the base of dilemma now in Washing- not represent our interests for Vietnam.
in a nation's ffe bombing. ton-and the dilemma of all of us-is the
never have supported profound question. How does a mighty na- It is time now for concrete and orderly
when to remain silent The plea for patience is inappropriate. tion absorb failure without losing self res- steps to yield Vietnam back to the Viet-
Men are dying so that we may save face, m the first plate...' pect? To maintain self-respect; as distin- namese, and concrete negotiations to
is the real treason.' and so that Mr. Nixon will not be the first guished from arrogance and vanity is of some bring about a united Vietnam. It is time
American President to lose a war. And the The evidence so far is that our govern- importance. Without it we experience now to say that we have had enough of
The temptation to silence now, to settle war is widening, not winding down. If men ment is willing to end the war-but on our bickering, mutual recrimination, and hos- military ferocity and moral cynicism, the
for the withdrawal of American boys, may had not in 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, and own terms,-terms which to date appear tility. Without it, we are incapable of as- days of pseudo bargining have extended
be the greates temptation of all. If we 1970 risen up in protest in this country, totally unacceptable to the other side. All suming authentic responsibilities. The long enough.
should fail to speak now, out of weariness outside the negotiating rooms in Paris, that is happening in Washington these days world will not gain if Americans retreat
or despair, then we forfeit the opportunity or the snug offices of the White House rests on assumptions that preclude our en- to their tents to sulk, indifferent to starva- It is time now for contrition, time to
to influence the course of history just at or San Clemente, crying out, we would tering into meaningful negotiations. Though tion and injustice. get out of southeast Asia, doing what we
the most crucial time. Christians have still be without a public awareness of the President Nixon has attempted to interpret can, not to sustain unreal and impossible
failed to speak before, and history has insanity of our actions. the withdrawal of U.S. troops as a major The President's answer is to Vietnamize "commitments," not to protect our injured*
asked: "Where, when you were needed, step toward peace, it is rather a guarded the war. He wants our prisoners freed be- vanity, but to repair the damage done to|
What is finally the issue of Vietnam? fore negotiating an end to the war, while a suffering people.
It is, I think, finally, the issue of power. still p r o l o n g i n g the war. Can anyone
"Power," John Adams once wrote Thomas seriously .blame the North Vietnamese for This madness must cease.
Jefferson "power always thinks it has a refusing to release American prisoners while
great soul, and vast views beyond the com- bombs are still falling and we still hope to

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