Albany Invitational Set
For Saturday Send Off
The second annual Albany Invitational Cross-Country Run. will be held Saturday afternoon October 26,
on the State University at Albany campus. Approximately 260 runners representing some 30 teams are
expected to compete in three divisions. The junior college race will start at 12:30, the freshman at 1:10 and
the varsity at 1:50. The first two races will be on the 3.5 mile course with the varisty on the five mile
Defending varsity champion Springfield College, which swept the first six places last year, will be favored
to repeat, but not as easily. Four of those six men, including three of the five who tied for first, are
depth to rate the favorites role. (Mass.) College.
Roland Cormier, Ken Klatka, Four teams figure to battle the
Albany's Dennis Hackett,
and Bill Tramposch set the course Indians for the top slot, C.W. Post unbeaten in six duals meets this
record of 26:51 a year ago when (8-0), Oneonta (7-1), Boston State year, has a shot at individual
they and two now-graduated (7-3), and Albany (6-2). Otl « honors in the freshman meet. The
teammates finished hand in hand. entries include Siena, Trenton Dane pups are 3-3. Most of the
State, Plattsburgh, Potsdam, freshman teams will come from
Steve Smoth, another teammate,
Stony Brook, and possibly the same colleges as the varsity
followed them across.
Rochester Tech and Bentley entrants.
Lou Ruggiero of Boston State
was seventh and Al Pastore of
Oneonta eighth in the 1967 race,
and both will be back Saturday.
Another Oneonta standout, Jim
Dever, missed last fall's event with
illness, but should
prominently this time. He has
AMIA opened its League 1
Bert Devorsetz scored both the
won 40 of 44 collegiate meets,
bowling competition this past high single (236) and the high
including. 10 straight, and has a
3-game set (580).
4:20 mile to his credit.
registering four points. Both UFS
Wioto by PoWcutwfcl
The man to beat, however, may
The top ten averages were:
DESPITE SCORING FOUR impressive goals, the Albany State well be Ron Stonitsch, a
sophomore from C.W, Post. Ron opponents on Saturday.
Lacrosse Club was unable to overcome Union's tough varsity squad.
won the freshman event last year
Standings after first week:
Bert Devorsetz
in the course record time of 17'4 2
won/lost Ron Romano
and never has been beaten in
freshman or varsity collegiate
4/0 Tom Gu/.ik
4/0 Paul Dayton
Host Albany's top four men, UFS
scrimmage game was proposed as
by Bemad McGuerty
3/1 Bob fiichorn
a learning experience, but this Raoy, and Don Beevers, have the Choppers
Under the direction of coaches
Joseph Silvey and John Morgan,
1/3 John Brandone
weather, a muddy field, and no Great Dane coach Bob Munsey APA
the Albany State Lacrosse Club
1/3 Joe Hleboski
spiked shoes for the Albany men. who is coordinating the meet, Steinmetz
has been active this fall in
Albany was the first to score feels certain that, given good Bad News 5
teaching new men the techniques
with Bruce Sand putting the ball weather, the course record will be
of the game.
in the net with only about a broken Saturday.
For the past three weeks,
minute gone in the first period.
Looking briefly at the varsity
interested men, both upperclass
Sand received an assit from teams, Springfield has lost to Holy
and freshmen, have been working
Put & Nylon
Jakaway, but this was Albany's Cross and the University of game single with a score of 884.
out, learning the approaches to
Call 436-1307
only high performance play as Connecticut this fall, but has the UFS scored the high game set
this new game. The Albnay
with 2562 pins.
Union stormed back and the
mentors have used the philosophy
churned field became increasingly
of "learning by doing" in the
teaching of the game.
Fundamentals such as catching,
All members of the team played
throwing, scooping, and shooting
often as coach Silvey ^aye many
have been stressed, using last
players their first oppotunity to
year's veterans as examples.
tast lacrosse action. The final
Strong physical workouts have score was Union 8, Albany 4, with
not been stressed because there is
Jakaway Barlotta and Turow also
no fall schedule for lacrosse. scoring Albany goals.
Other aspects of the game have
This spring, the Lacrosse Club
been highlighted by controlled has its work cut out for it, as
The war. The draft. The upheaval in our cities.
schedule] oppositon includes
Last Saturday, about thirty
Army, Harwich, and Castleton, all
Senator Javits knows the problems that are troubling
players journeyed to Union where varsity organizations. Practice will
American students. And he's working toward solutions.
the Albany club was pitted against continue until November, with a
Union's combined freshmen and tentative remritch with Union
The War: In February 1967, the Senator split with the
varsity teams. The controlled slated for this Saturday morning.
administration's war policy. Since then he has been
The mandatory payment of Student Tax was passed in
last week's elections by a vote of 826 to 609. Terry
Mathias, Vice-President of Student Association, naturally
expressed pleasure at the outcome and also at the number
of students who turned out to vote.
In the elections of May 1, 2, and 3,1968, 434 students
went to the polls, as compared with 1444 who voted this
Mathias stated that the next step is to finalize the
procedures for collection of the tax. Planning that has
been going on for the past three weeks is now nearing
There will also be a small reduction in the price of the
Student Tax Card, but Mathias hopes that the reduction
can be made larger.
In the case of a student in extreme financial need, the
student fee will either be waived or reduced. The final
decision is now in the hands of the Financial Aids Office.
Two additional measures will increase income to the
Student Association. Members of the faculty can purchase
tax cards (on a voluntary basis, of course), and the card
will be transferable for the purchaser's entire family.
There will also be a married students' tax card. If both
spouses are students at the University, they will be
entitled to a reduction in Student Tax, If one spouse is a
student here and purchases a tax card, the other spouse
may also purchase a card, but at an increased rate.
Mathias also said, "I'd like to thank all the people who
worked on the election, all the election assistants who
worked at the polls, and all the students who came out to
vote." He also stated that the number voting "shows that
the students are beginning to care about their elections
and indicates a change in the feeling of the student body."
Also last week, the following students were elected to
seats on Central Council: from State Quad, Edward Weiss
and Lynn . Wilson; from Dutch Quad, Douglas
Goldschmidt and Nancy Mosher; from Alumni Quad,
Gregory Spear and Kenneth Stokem; and from
commuters, David Cummings and Suzl Goldmacher.
Elected to LAAC were: Susan Bryan, Claudette
Ouiment, Lynn Wilson, and Frann Wolfe from State
Quad; Robert Burstein, Marc Rosenberg, and Kenneth
Stokem from ^lumni Quad; and Michael Cohen, Carl
Shapiro, and Andrew Zambelli of the commuters.
Voting for presidential preference* was as follows:
Humphrey-298; Nixon-133; Wallace-14. "No" vote*
totalled 256, Among senatorial preferences, the voting
was: O'Dwyer-307; Javits-293; Buckley -52. The number
of "no" votes was 33.
On the Pueblo issue, 422 students voted "yes," while
232 voted "no." This was not considered passed, however,
since the necessary 10% of the student body did not
express an opinion on the issue.
Bowling Season Opens
EEP, UFS Victorious
Lacrosse Club Drops
Match With Union 8-4
Waterbury Defeats UFS
In League I Competition
by Dave Fink
Waterbury Hall and UFS met
Tuesday in a game which,
although it did not drastically
alter the league standings,
apparently meant quite a bit \.o
both teams.
UFS received, but on their
second play from scrimmage,
quarterback Denny Richardson's
pass was alertly intercepted by
Barry Friedman of Waterbury.
The men from downtown, getting
the ball deep in UFS territory
could not score, UFS taking over
on downs. They did not hold onto
the ball long, however, as a bad
snap from center flew over
Richardson's head and out of the
end zone for a safely. Thus,
Waterbury led 2-0 at the end of
the first quarter.
The ball changed hands three
times before Waterbury drove
deep into UFS territory. UFS held
on their own three yard line and
not being able to mount a drive,
attempted a punt from their own
end zone. The kick was blocked
and was fallen on by u big
Waterbury lineman for a safety,
upping their lead to 4-0.
Waterbury received the free
kick and promptly registered a
touchdown on a long pass from
quarterback Pete Monte to split
end Dave Kutel. Waterbury now
led 10-0. UFS did not give up,
bouncing right back with a bomb
of their own from quarterback
Richardson to Bob Yusko, thus
putting UFS back in the game,
10-6 at half time.
The second half showed both
teams unable to sustain a drive,
the only scoring being a sulely
against UFS leaving the final score
Waterbury 12, UFS 6.
working for a halt to the bombing in the North, a cease
fire on both sides and a speedy de-Americanization of
the war.
The Draft: This year, the Senator introduced a bill to Congress to change our antiquated draft laws. In part, it
would give us a lottery system. One which would subject
a man to the draft for only one year. Instead of eight.
The Cities: Senator Javits is the man who founded the
Student Coalition for Urban Action. A group that will
become directly involved in solving the problems of our
problem-ridden cities.
The future of America will soon be in your hands. Yet
many of you, too young to vote, feel that your hands are
tied. Senator Javits disagrees. If you're old enough to
have an opinion, if you're old enough to speak out, then
you're old enough to work for a man who shares your
opinions and who will speak out with you.
If you'd like to know more about Senator Javits' accomplishments of the past and plans for the future, you can.
if you'd like to help work (or Senator Javits, you can.
Either way, contact Peter McGinnes at (518) 463-2532.
And remember, you don't have to be able to vote in
November to make your opinions count.
Speaks With Straight Tongue
The Fuzzy Bunnies
at Aerodrome
Tonight and Tomorrow Night
Be There!
Nixon At Capitol
'Reviews Record'
For Speech
Any student with significant
training and experience in public
speaking, either curricular or
extracurricular (such as debating)
may apply for an oral speech
exemption test
In the ora! test, the student will
give a 7 L o 8 minute
extemporaneous informative or
persuasive speech before a small
audience of students and faculty
members. Two copies of a typed
sentence outline must be
submitted immediately prior to
the speech. Students who pass this
test will be exempted from the
three-hour speech requirement.
Applications for the speech
exemption test may be picked up
on the table outside HU 310.
These applications must be turned
in to HU 391 by 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, November 5. The names
of those students qualified to take
the test will be posted on HU 391
by Thursday, November 7. The
test will be given on the evening
of Wednesday, November 13, and
the test results will be announced
by November 15.
The speech exemption test will
he given once again during the
second semester. "•
by Gale McAllister
Republican candidate for the
Presidency, Richard M. Nixon,
spoke to a large crowd of
supporters in front of the Capitol
Building at 12:30 Monday on the
theme, "Let ut look at the
record,'' a phrase coined from the
former Governor of New York
State, Al Smith.
Nixon stated that all the
Johnson Administration has given
the people has been higher taxes,
the highest rabe of crime in
history, and the largest war the
nation has ever been involved in.
This, he feels, is responsible for
the large credibility gap which
Richard Nixon, speaking at the Capitol yesterday, said that the Johnson exists today, and for the lack of
Administration has given the people higher taxes, the highest crime rate respect that the public has
and the largest war the nation has ever been involved in. Photo by Patenon exhibited for the office of the
Educational Opportunities
Program Becomes Reality
by Nancy OurWi Staff Reporter ^
Other critieria met by the
The major aim of the program
One hundred and ninety-five
a willingness to
students, a segment of the Class of
are enrolled at the the opportunity to earn a college move and change, had been more
University this fall as participants degree. Students applying for selective since they stressed
personality assets as well as
in the newly
established admission were recruited from all
academic abilities.
Opportunities parts of the state with the help of
The same academic regulations
school and civic groups and
Program {EOP).
that apply to all University
University staff members.
also apply to those in the
In September, Dr. Harry
Hamilton, assistant professor of program. They are considered
atmospheric science, assumed the full-time students of the Class of
post of director of the program, '72; some are carrying a reduced
load, but only during their first
with Robert Shostak named as
associate director.
Throughout the year, some
Admission requirements were
favor of the war.
modified by the University to students will require support
He added that 85% of the GI's
take into account the background services such as tutoring. Others
in Vietnam are tied up in
of the students, since many may just want to discuss the
administrative work leaving 15%
possessed some educational or tremendous transition from high
to fight in the fileds. He
cultural deficiencies. Also, school to a large university. To
concluded that such poor military
meet these basic needs, tutors and
according to Dr. Hamilton,
strategy on the part of the
counselors at the EOP offices are
because their backgrounds had
government must mean they don't
been on a different social level
,vant to win the war, or else they
Financially, the EOP program is
from the majority of the freshman
would change their strategy."
class their full potentials have not not fully subsidizing every student,
Each student went through the
'Hie slides showed the meaning been realized.
These students, however, had standard procedure for obtaining
of existence in Vietnam-- platoon
movement*;, fire support bases in demonstrated the intellectual financial aid. The student's family
the fields, sea ratios, jungles, capacity and ambition necessary is expected to contribute a
to obtain a college degree. Many ca 1 c u I a ted amount, and the
elephant grass, rice paddies.
"Slides can't convey the sound had also made significant balance will be paid by federal
and state monies. There are
and smell of war," stated the contributions to their respective
approximately fifty students who
veteran. "Movies have no schools and communities, one
receive virtually no state aid from
resemblence to war. Not one day of the many criteria used by the the program,
is spent without hearing hostile Admissions Staff in its selection cont. on piot 3.
of students
Speeches, Movies Highlight
Student-Faculty 'War Week9
by Barbara Heyntt
Films reviewing various aspects
of the Vietnam crisis were
presented by the Student Faculty
Committee to end the War in
Vietnam, October 24.
In Vietnam Dialogue, David
Schoenbrum, CBS correspondent
and C o l u m b i a
professor, considered how the
U.S. got into Vietnam, how it can
get out and how to keep such a
war from happening again.
In a question period that
followed, the veteran, who
refused to identify himself,
commented that from his own
inquiries he found that 50% of his
comrades cared only about getting
out of the war alive, 25% were
firmly opposed to the war and the
remainder were military men in
Nixon feels that the country
cannot afford four more years of
Democratic rule, with Vice
President Humphrey eonunuinf.
on with Johnson Administration
In mentioning the Pueblo
incident, Nixon made it clear tha:
it is time for a chunge. He charged
that present government cannot
cope with a "fourth rate nation,"
as North Korea, and return
American soldi ers to their
He proposed a new foreign
policy that would end the war in
Vietnam and prevent future wars
of that kind.
Nixon stated that the US
cannot and should not carry the
heavy responsibilities in the world
that it now carries. He feels that
the other countries of the world
should share the responsibilities,
and this would bring the US new
If elected President, Nixon
believes he can bring law and
order to the country by forming a
new academy that will teach
police officers better methods of
law enforcement and by waging
an all out war against crime in the
Nixon talked briefly about
social security benefits, telling the
people that in his administration,
as prices go up, so will social
However, he believes that he
can stop the inflation that is now
taking place and also stop the rise
in prices of material goods so that
a dollar earned today will buy the
same amount of goods five years
from now.
In dealing with the issue of
education, Nixon mentioned that
he would create a new program
that would improve the quality
and increase the quantity of
education, and also raise the
teacher's salaries.
Under a Nixon administration,
students who disobey university
authority would not be allowed to
attend the university.
He believes young Americana
want a change and can get a
change because it Is not the
society that has failed but it is the
Administration that has failed.
U.S. Policy
Main Topic
Of Debaters
R a w s o n , speaking for
negative team, continued in the
humorous m o o d established by
his partner Cervone. Speculating
o n the foreign policy w h i c h might
be used in World War 111, he
laughter from
intermission, both sides presented
their rebuttals, the negative side
amused the audience with a series
of humorous poems relevant to
the debate. The p o e m s carried out
the fairy tale metaphor, and
appeared t o b e spontaneous. The
affirmative side approached the
rebuttal more seriouslv
Wednesday, November 6, at 8 : 0 0
p.m. in the Campus
The question for the evening
will be "Is the state responsible
for the e c o n o m i c and social
welfare of the citizens?"
Photo by Mmpby
*">ti exhibited itself at the Anti-Ww Mixer.
Over 4 0 , 0 0 0 CEGEP students
were out of classes Tuesday Oct
Quebec student
revolution entered
its second
Ten schools are in student
hands, eight more closed for strike
votes and study sessions t o
recommend further action. Only
five of the junior colleges are
operating normally.
The University o f Montreal's
8 , 0 0 0 students are boycotting
classes and occupying
buildings. The Laval University
Institute of Technology is shut
down by 2 , 0 0 0 students. Private
c o l l e g e s
province are
in s y m p a t h y :
C o l l e g e , Sir George
University and McGill University
are holding study sessions or
sympathy marches Tuesday or
The rumblings from French
Canadian students, which began a
week ago in Ste. Therese, a small
village 15 miles north of Montreal,
have become an avalanche, as
students have decided that taking
over their schools is the only way
to make their grievances heard.
CEGEP stands
Series At Rice University
"At this time is is difficult to
arrange a schedule and
d e c i d e on the format of my
visits with y o u . Rest assured,
however, that I gladly accept
y o u r invitation."
w o u l d be in the spring.
J o h n s o n has indicated before
b e will return t o the teaching
career he pursued before he
O. William Perlmutter, dean of
the College o f Arts and Sciences,
has returned t o the campus from
Washington where he attended b y
invitation the signing of the
Higher Education Bill and the
Vocational Education Act b y
President Johnson in the East
R o o m of the White House.
Secretary of Health, Education,
and Welfare, Wilbur Cohen, and
an estimated 2 0 0 other leaders in
education from throughout the
The Vocational Education Act
is a program of grants and
contracts t o United States public
institutions t o further research
experimental and demonstration
vocational needs of new careers
and occupations.
Earlier in the m o n t h Dean
Perlmutter participated in the
Ford Foundation Teacher Corps
held in
a t the
Institute. Tentative plans were
made for the preparation of a new
group of teachers t o go into inner
recruitment of the most dedicated
people for the task.
Starting in N o v e m b e r there will
be a series of meetings throughout
the country during the next six
months. Working cooperatively
systems, communities, schools of
education, and other facilities.
Attending the conference were
academic researchers involved in
creating new concepts, senior
school s y s t e m administrators with
responsibility for administration
of the programs at the operating
responsibility for administering
programs, and Teacher Corps field
developing and testing Teacher
Corps programs over the past two
Perlmutter has been
L'Union Generate des Etudiants
Quebec, which has lent active in plans for the Peace
whole-hearted support t o the Corps, the Job Corps, and the
w i l l hold a central Teacher Corps.
coordinating c o m m i t t e e meeting
Thursday evening to plan future j
. . „
action. The meeting was called I J A A L
A d V O C a t C S
last week to allow each school's
executive t o sound out students. N o
F p m fl l o H n . . » . a
(The revolt is probably the most
e m a i C t l O U r S
democratically-run in the history
The statement which was in last
of student activism. UGEQ has
refused t o take action until "every w e e k ' S A S P w h i c h S a i d t h a t " T h e
student in the system has made s t a t e m e n t on the back of the meal
Quebec Student Revolution
Closes Ten Universities
LBJ To Conduct Seminar
University, a private liberalarts college with a curriculum
accented on science, announced
Monday President J o h n s o n
would conduct
a series of
political science seminars after
he leaves office next year.
Dr. Joseph Cooper, chairman
of the political science department,
seminars would be announced
later, but that Johnson had
accepted the university's invitation in a communication which
Peace Alternatives
Stated At Rally
Perlmutter Returns
From Bill Signing
F o u r man s p o k e , before an
audience o f
forty-five o n the
subject o f Executive Control o f
US Foreign Policy. The first
Council w a s called t o order b y
Miss Jeanine Ricej director of
Forensic Activities.
were BUI Rohde,
president o f the group, and Doug
negative p o i n t o f view
R a w s o n and
Cervone, secretary-treasurer of the
R o h d e o p e n e d the debate by
defining the terms o f the issue and
b y establishing t h e framework o f
e x e c u t i v e control of
Cervone, first speaker for the
negative, opened his speech in a
lighter vein, and was immediately
met with the applause o f all
present. Shortly before closing, he
assumed the role of a magician
arguement disappear, again t o the
applause and laughter of the
defense o f the affirmative point of
view. T o supplement his speech,
he drew a chart o n the blackboard
t o show the discrepancy between
executive and legislative control
of foreign Dolicv.
He enforced
R o h d e ' s outline for
executive control by listing a
series of pertinent examples.
entered politics after he leaves
the presidency.
He gaught in Houston for two
years, in 1930 and 1 9 3 1 , al Sam
Houston High School before
leaving to become secretary to
Texas Congressman Richard M.
Johnson became successively
a congressman, senator, Senate
majority leader, vice president
and President in the days since
Houston and coached its state
championship debate team.
Rice is in south Houston
across from the Texas Medical
Center, where Dr. Denton A.
Cooley and his famed surgeons'
team have d o n e many of the
Known more for science than
humanities curricula, Rice established the first department of
space sciences among American
Professlonel, and is the Quebec
o o l system's equivalent of a
J u n i o r college or trade s c h o o l , a
P between high school and the
university or trade school. The
CEGEP system is the first phase
of a ma8sive
overhaul planned for
the Quebec educational system,
T h e
CEGEP's are in severe
trouble now, as student grievances
nave Deen
smoldering for
m o r e
than a year c o m e t o the
8 rf ce
" » - The students'
French-language university; more
than 60 per cent of CEGEP
graduates cannot n o w attend a
university for lack of space.
Quebec's Education Minister,
Jean—Guy Cardinal,
Saturday that a second French
language university will o p e n in
Montreal in September 1 9 6 9 .
But the student's grievances go
beyond the university issue. They
are also fighting to reorganize the
CEGEPs. At Lionel Groulx in Ste.
Therese, student union leaders
told of the disorganization of class
schedules and courses. Arbitrary
cancellation of classes was so
commonplace, they said, that one
student was told that ten of his 17
courses no longer extended.
his voice heard. Each CEGEP has
taken a strike vote before taking
action. Last week five of the
junior colleges voted specifically
not t o strike, and this week
remain the only schools in
Indications now are that UGEC
will call a general student strike
throughout the provice if the
takes no action
before Thursday.
Earlier in the strike the school
indifference to disgust.
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Protest and
Bell & Howell Underground Film Series
Sunday November 3, 1968
Dutch Quad
8^00 pm
Board Mixer
Friday Now. I 8-1
C C Ballroom
Admission 50*
25* with tax
"on-tronsferrable is t o mean
that the meals or any part of them
. whether in
the contractin
S students' absence
" has not taken effect
ye'This statement was referred t o
committee t o look into the
possible legal ramifications. It was
thought that this interpretation
might be a violation of the
Housing Contract.
The students also want an
increase in scholarships and loans,
aboliton of a recently enacted 2
per cent interest hike on student
loans, and planned e m p l o y m e n t
for CEGEP graduates.
To the charge of disorganized
administration, Cardinal was not
so sympathetic; he expressed
disapproval of "confrontation',
tactics and said he would support
any action, short of calling in the
administrators to regain control of
their school.
Card w h i c h SayS t h a t t h e
Campus Center Assembly Hall
$.50 With Student Tax
$1.50 Without
(Sponsored Bu Community Programming Commission)
Candy Coated -Outhouse
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Walter F. Wessendorf Jr., Albany County Chairman of the Conservative Party, speaks above as George
Wallace's representative at N e w m a n Association's political forum Friday.
Nixon Pleads For Support
H H H Predicts Nixon Defeat
By United Press International
Richard M. Nixon pleaded
Monday with the natio 's voters
Tor "more than a plurality of
popular support." His former
boss, Dwight D. Eisenhower,
agreed that "the size of the
importance to the future of our
Meantime, there were predictions from Gov. Harold E.
Democratic leader in California
that Sen. Eugene J. McCarthy
would soon endorse Humphrey.
McCarthy, w h o was placed in
nomination at the Democratic
National Convention by Hughes,
has refused so far to back the
vice president.
Nixon, campaigning in New
York and Pennsylvania, told an
Albany audience he would need
than a plurality
popular support" to heal deep
national ruptures.
"Not in a century has an
American generation known so
dark a night of the spirit as we
are passing through in our
EOP Opens Doors
Of University
com. rrom p. i.
The students were divided into
several groups upon admission to
the program, each group receiving
developmental work needed to
begin acutal college life.
first group, composed
mostly of students from the
Albany-Troy Schenectady area,
lived on campus from June 28
through August 9. The students
developmental English, math and
The second group of tity-eight
students included about forty
students recruited from Job Corps
Centers around the nation. They
resided on campus from August <1
to September 9, and took courses
similar to the first gr 'Up.
constituting a third group, were
EOP, but
presented credentials very similar
to those in the freshman class.
Therefore, although they attended
one of the Summer Planning
developmental courses.
Thirty students, composing the
fourth group, are residing at the
and are
taking one or two developmental
courses. They will begin actual
program, first began as the College
Opportunity Program (COP), was
designed to recruit approximately
thirty students a year for a
four year
through the actions of the Faculty
Senate and the Black Students
expanded to include 195 StudenU
this year.
time," Nixon said. "Violence
and fear are becoming
hallmarks of our national life."
Eisenhower expressed his regret
prevented him from campaigning for Nixon. He said he hoped
Tor a big Republican victory.
"A strong, clear m a n d a t e hopefully including a Republican
Congress" would enable N i x o n
to "deal with dissension and
lawlessness at h o m e " at well as
with Vietnam and other problems, the former president said.
Third party candidate George
C. Wallace attacked the news
media and public opinion polls
during a speech t o 3 , 0 0 0 persons
in Hannibal, Mo,
Predicting he would win the
election, Wallace said, "One
reason we are going t o win it is
that the people of this country
are tired of a few anarchists
running it."
Moines that the nation has
drifted so close to socialism and
communism that if a conservative
elected Nov. 5 "we may not
LeMay charged, t o o , that the
"forbidden" U.S. military forces
to win the war in Vietnam.
Muskio—Humphrey's running mate shared his
leader's optimism. He said the
Democratic c a m p a i g n
picked up so much m o m e n t u m
it was like "the
between night and day."
Representatives of
senatorial, and district candidates
appeared in the Campus Center
assembly hall on Friday, October
25, at 8 p.m. The political forum,
sponsored by the University's
Association and the
Capital Area Peace Center, was
held to offer "election alternatives
for citizens concerned
Paul O'Dwyer's representative
expressed his candidate'swishes t o
withdraw U.S. troops from S.
Vietnam and establish a U,N.
commission to establish relations:
for a
cessation of bombing, and a
one-year lottery at the age of
Jacob Herzog's representative
a continuation
bombing during the Paris Peace
negotiations, and stated
legislate an end
for a
Congress; Dr. Lawrence
discussed the problem of peace
versus honor in withdrawing our
troops from Vietnam.
Wallace's representative summed
President Discusses
Library, Athletics
not approve the report until more
students were placed on
Athletic Council. I feel that this is
an unreasonable request and I will
d o nothing about it."
A t 1 ast
with Students a
question was raised concerning
library hours. It was suggested
that the library remain open
either twenty-four hours a day or
extend its present hours.
The question was explored and
Collins revealed the details. "If
library facilities were open from
HAM until 2 AM daily Ihe cost
would be $ 5 0 0 a week."
suggested but Collins closed the
;scussion on library hours by
saying, "The proper and perhaps
the. besl way to increase the
facilities would be to bring the
up with
the student
representatives to the Library
o i her
Collins also read the balance
member, approved a revised list of sheet of the unaudited budget of
rates for Mimeograph and Ditto the Faculty-Student Association.
charges. Prices were raised for this
It was emphasized that many of
duplicator the questions asked him could not
service so that the service will pay be answered until the annual
for itself.
Since September, S.A.
has Wednesday.
A question was also asked of
taken in $ 7 7 , but has received
Dr. Clifton C. Thorne,
bills totaling $-126. The new raise
President for Student Affairs. A
in rates is expected to meet future
student inquired as to w h y s o m e
bus drivers were asking students
A bill was proposed to improve
for their ID's.
of Central
Thorne noted that it has always
Policy statements. It was defeated
been a policy
because Council members thought
it unnecessary. Anyone interested
can procure copies of bills to be
considered Thursday by going to
the S.A. office Wednesday and
requesting them,
it was also
pointed out that all Council
meetings are open to the public.
President Evan R. Collins met
students yesterday
discussed the Athletic Report and
the extension of library hours.
A student present asked what
had become of the
Report which Central Council
refused to approve unless more
students were appointed to the
Athletic Council.
Collins remarked, "If Central
Council does not approve it, il
does not approve it.. As you may
recall the report was directed to
me. I shared the report with
Central Council to guide the
University Council.
"Central Council said il would
Central Council Suggests
End To Women's Sign-Out
Central Council recommended
t h e abolishment
Procedure for w o m e n who do not
have hours during its October 21
endorsement of revised LAAC
was that
and since no procedure is required
of male students, sex should not
be a discriminating factor.
b e 1 leves that
woman should take upon herself
the responsibility of notifying
someone as to her whereabouts if
she so wishes.
Council also authorized $ 4 , 0 0 0
from the Athletic Advisory Hoard
equipment. Video Tape facilities
will be a great help in the
preparation of our intercollegiate
his candidate's
towards the Vietnam conflict in
one q u o t e : "My country right or
wrong, I defend thee."
The speakers, introduced b y
Morris Langman, of the Peace
Center, included political science
O'Dwyer; Peter McGuinnis, a law
student and president of the
Albany, representing Republican
senatorial candidate Jacob Javits;
Karl O. Munninger, chairman of
the Albany County Conservative
party, representing Conservative
Those representing candidates
for Congress in the 29th District
included George Linn, legislative
assistant to Representative Daniel
E. Button, w h o represented the
GOP candidate; attorney Barry
Fisher, campaign coordinator for
Herzog, representing Herzog; and
Dr. Lawrence Katz, Liberal Party
chairman of the Conservative
Party, represented
candidate George Wallace on the
Courage party ticket.
Dr. John Reilly, of the Peace
Center, introduced the topic,
stating that "the sub-violence of
racism and poverty are related t o
the Vietnam conflict." He cited
the projects of the Peace Center
to promote both domestic and
international peace, and called for
volunteers t o join in this effort.
Wadlow Hoax
Scores Defrauded
Did a n y o n e see Robert Wadlow
at 1 2 : 0 0 p.m. on Oct. 237 Well, if
you didn't, y o u aren't alone. The
appearance of Robert Wadlow,
the eight foot, nine-and-a-half
inch giant, was a hoax.
It began as a trivia joke of
perpetrators. Just for curiosity,
conducted a small and
somewhat organized campaign to
see how many people would c o m e
out to view the giant.
The campaign consisted
100-150 small signs announcing
his appearance on Wednesday at
12 noon. Also, there were three
announcements on WSUA.
5 0 0 people in all came to see
him. There were usually about
200 at a time waiting for him.
Most waited on the outside stairs
of the Campus Center going d o w n
I o the Snack Bar. He was to
appear in the Campus Center
real story
Wadlow is he was an eight foot,
nine and-a-half inch man w h o had
a disfunctioning gland causing
giantism. He died in July 1 9 4 0 at
complications of a foot infection.
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by M.J, Romberg
To the Editor:
I think that it is unfortunate
that what Mr. Rosenberg writes in
his a r t i c l e s can be easily
misconstrued and misunderstood
by the general reader.
The October 18 article is an
excellent example. It is my
t h a t Mr.
Rosenberg's statement that during
World War II Poland "joined the
victorious master eagerly" should
be taken in the entire context of
the article. Thus the above
statement does not mean that the
Poles welcomed a Nazi invasion
d o m i n a t i o n of their
homeland, but that once the Nazis
were there to stay the Polish
people eagerly joined the master in
the extermination of Poland's
three million Jews.
Poland had previously had a
long history of virulent and
vitriolic anti-Semitism. In the
early years of the Polish republic
(in the 1920's) there were horrible
massacres of Jews throughout the
country followed by a mass
attempt at exclusion of Jews from
business and commerce without
any new resulting employment
such as in agriculture. All of this
caused an incredible poverty—in a
number of cases even starvation.
These actions were condoned by
t h e government under such
anti-Semitic leaders as General
Pilsudski and Marshal Smigly, and
sanctioned by the Church as well.
It is reasonable to say that a
main factor in the Nazi
e s t a b l i s h m e n t of the main
concentration camps such as
Aushwitz and Treblinka for the
total liquidation of the Jews in
Poland, was the altitude of the
Polish people in general to the
Jews. Even the underground did
nothing to help the people such as
in the Warsaw ghetto. General
Bor- Komorowski's army was
made up largely of the reactionary
and totally anti-Semitic National
Democrats, a major political party
of the period.
A classic example of the lack of
Polish help for the Jewish victims
is Warsaw ghetto uprising. In
this case, the Jewish partisans
received no material support from
the Polish government-in-exile, no
help from Komorowski and only a
bare amount from the Communist
underground. The Soviet Union
sent bags of grain by air which
broke when they hit the ground.
Their effort was nothing more
than a propaganda gesture,
There was another army in
Poland not even mentioned by
Mr. Pietrusza, Narodowe Sily
Zbrojne of the National Radicals
which has been strongly accused
of deliberately working with the
Nazis in the extermination of
All this about Poland is not tg.
say that other countries such as of
Eastern Europe did not aid in Ine
wholesale butchering of their
Sews. Rumania worked hard to
send its million Jews to the gas
chambers. Today Rumania has a
thriving Jewish community with
18 synagogues in Bucharest alone.
Premier Ceausescu has given the
chief rabbinate virtual antonomy
and allowed a practice of ritual.
In Poland, Premier Gomulka
and General Moczar, the Interior
minister are busy purging Jews
from various state controlled
R e c e n t l y , Ida
Kaminska the first lady of the
Yiddish theater announced that
her troupe, the State Yiddish
Theater of Poland was forcibly
disbanded signalling the end of
Yiddish t h e a t e r in Eastern
All this shows how Poland has
her vicious
a n ti-Semitism against a tiny,
h e l p l e s s band of 3 0 , 0 0 0
remaining—I should say surviving
Jews while another communist
country has been able to shake it
Even in Italy under Mussolini's
r u l e , t h e Jewish
community under the leadership
of the late chief rabbis Angelo
Sacerdoti and Ignazio Zolli was
able at first to help es caping
German Jewish refugees and use
its working relationship with
Mussolini to get a lessening of
Nazi persecution in Germany in
the first few years of Hitler's reign
of terror. Later, during World War
II, facing deportation and possible
liquidation, Italian Jews were
by t h e i r
Italians—even by the Pope in the
Vatican. I know this because I
have relatives who were saved in
this way in Genoa by generous
and courageous neighbors.
Bruce Lorence
German Club w i l l moot Fridays at
1:00 p . m . In tho roar of the Colonial
A l l aru
Debate Council's " F l r l n y L i n o " series
w i l l be inaugurated Wed.. Nov. 6, i t
In the B a l l r o o m w i t h the
Y A F - S D S debate on the question ot
Social Welfare.
Those Interested in |oinlng the Peace
Corps are advised t o take tho Peace
Corps Placement test. Applicants must
f i l l o u t a Peace Corps A p p l i c a t i o n s f o r
this and for f u r t h e r I n f o r m a t i o n write
Tho Poace Corps, Washington, D . C
Those Interested In Joining the Peaco
Corps are advised to take the Peaco
Corps Placement test. A n y citizen of
the U.S., over 18 years o l d , is eligible.
The test w i l l be given on November 16
at 1:30 p.m.
In A l b a n y , the tost confer Is located
3 0 4 , Main Post Office
B u i l d i n g , Broadway near State St. Y o u
n u m b e r w i t h y o u . Prior t o taking tho
test, an a p p l i c a t i o n must bo filled o u t .
For this a n d further I n f o r m a t i o n
w r i t e The Peace Corps, Washington,
D.C. 2 0 5 2 5 .
w i l l moot on
T h u r s d a y , O c l o b o r 2 1 , In H U 132 at 7
Student government elections have, in the past,
followed a more or less standard procedure.
Candidates submit their names, put up their
posters, and, with the aid of their many friends,
become elected officials of the entire Student
residence halls, and all seemed at peace with the
But at the same time, a minor revolt of sorts
was arising. At State Quad, an area totally devoid
ot Ureek influence, thirty six students had
indicated their willingness to serve in the capacity
A dilemma arises when a Freshman or a transfer
student decides to run for office. He has no
established backing, and knows too few people he
can pressure into voting as a bloc for him. In the
past, a candidate in a position like this would win
cither because he had produced the most attractive
posters, or because his name was at the top of the
of representative to either LAAC or Central
Council. In the interest of meaningful elections, il
was decided that the candidates should actually
confront their constituents.
"And so it came to pass" that on the Tuesday
prior to elections the candidates were required to
state, in no uncertain terms, what they stood for.
To an audience of varying size (generally, 40-60
students) at various times, each candidate
espoused his beliefs. There was no great
controversy; all were in favor of abolishing
inequalities and creating new, exciting ideas.
But this is not the point. It is, rather, that for
perhaps the first time in years, candidates were
required t o present their views to the
electorate-they were subject to the questions of
their peers-and they had to make an effort to
clearly delineate their positions.
If there has been one major failing of the
Student Government elections, it is the failure to
evoke discussion of the issues (which do exist).
Presently, all candidates profess to the few
students to whom they speak, that they will work
for the student as HIS representative, but no one
ever mentions how or in what way he will do this.
Without a somewhat meaningful discussion of
issues in an election, all we have is a popularity
contest, and nothing more. Supposedly, by the
time we reach our college years, we have grown
out of the stage of voting for someone simply
because we know him vaguely. It is at this time
that we are supposed to begin to select our
candidates for their stands on the issues and their
approach to problems not because "he's an
alright guy."
11 was in this context that the elections of
1968-69 look place. This year the elections
seemed to be following their same routine
patterns. The posters dotlcd the podium and
There w i l l be an open mooting of
Special Events Board at 7 : 3 0 Tuesday,
Octobor 2 9 , 'n the main lounge of tho
Campus Center. A c t i o n w i l l be takon
an Campus Chest plans. There w i l l also
be an evaluation of Homecoming and
Activities Day. A n y interested student
Is welcomo t o attond and learn more
about Special Evonts Board.
Professor M. H. Adams of Cornell
University w i l l lecture on " T h e Poet's
V i s i o n : R o m a n t i c and P o s t - R o m a n t i c "
In the Assembly Halt In the Campus
Center on Wodnosday, Octobor 3 0 , at
1:15 p.m.
There w i l l bo a mooting of Camp
Board In CC 130 at 1 p . m . on
Wednosday, October 3 0 .
Phi Beta Lambda w i l l moot on
Wodnosday, Octobor 3 0 . in H U 35b at
7 : 3 0 . F o l l o w i n g the short meeting, Mr.
H o w a r d R o m e , a representative f r o m
tho A m e r i c a n Institute of Men's ana
Boys' Wear, w i l l speak on busln iss
dross. Everyone is welcome.
The D i s t r i b u t i v e Education Clubs ot
America w i l l moot Wednesday night,
October 3 0 , at 7 : 3 0 p . m . In Social
Science n i l . A l l business majors or
m i n o r Interested In dovloplng civic
leadership development, and vocational
understanding are Invited to attond.
It is our belief that gatherings of this type are
fundamental to the creation of a meaningful
student government at this University. Let the
candidates state their views, and let the voters
choose. Only in this way can a student government
be a truly representative body. We urge all Quads
to follow the shining example of State Quad and
make their elections more meaningful.
Adlai Stevenson once said, "People get the kind
of public officials they deserve." In order to get a
more responsive government, we must make
demands of our candidates.
/. W.
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by Dan SabUJr.
This week is Election Week for Lowenstein did more than any
hundreds of State students. The other individual to "set in motion
absentee ballots are in and the the sequence of events climaxed
votes will soon be tabulated, b y Mr. J o h n s o n ' s
Despite some evidence to the withdrawal."
;ontrary, this is a very crucial
Lowenstein is a remarkable
election for New Yorkers.
man. He has been president of the
There are candidates running NSA (in its pre-CIA days),
on every level who merit our National chairman of "Students
c a n b e for Stevenson," and foreign policy
unequivocally supported; others a s s i s t a n t t o S e n . H u b e r t
can be endorsed with reservations. Humphrey.
The Presidential race offers no
Lowenstein has been Dean of
real choice. Hubert Humphrey is
Stanford University. He spent
so clearly the superior candidate
1963 in Mississippi defending civil
that no further discussion is
He is
necessary. The Senatorial contest
Vice-Chairman of the ADA and
here is an exceptional one in that
on the board of SCLC. He spent
both candidates are worthy of our
1967-68 dethroning the President
support. Paul O'Dwyer is the
of the United States. Today he
more deserving of the two; he is runs for Congress.
so pure a candidate that his
He will probably lose. The
integrity is unchallenged even by
party leaders refuse to support
his opponents.
Lowenstein because he is not
In Albany there can be little campaigning for Humphrey. He
debate. Congressman Dan Button, has said he will vote for the
Vice-President, but will do no
Arnold Proskin, and the rest of
the Republican-AIM ticket are far more.
So the party and the labor
and away the better candidates.
Herzog, Scully, and the other unions are sitting on their
Democrats are remnants of a day hands—and on their pockeibooks.
that has thankfully passed. They Lowenstein's other great problem
is that in his district Republicans
should be beaten badly.
outnumber Democrats five to
Congressional race in the nation is
T h e r e is no Republican
the one in the Fifth District of
Long Island (Oceanside-Long candidate in the Fifth; however,
the Conservative Party's nominee
Beach-Five Towns). Here Allard
Lowenstein is in a stiff race with won GOP endorsement through
the Conservative party's Mason some back room deal. This Mason
Hampton is a founder of the
L o w e n s t e i n ' s e l e c t i o n is extremist pressure group that
imperative. At thirty-nine, he is calls'Ior a drastic cut in funds for
already a national figure. He was education, resumption of nuclear
the prime mover in the "Dump testing, and the death of all gun
control bills: the Conservative
Johnson" movement.
Party of New York.
rtfter a trip to Vietnam, Al
He is a political mastodon; and
organized the
" C o m m i t t e e of Concerned he is also the front-runner in the
Democrats" which blossomed into contest.
However, Lowenstein can still
the Coalition for a Democratic
Alternative and ultimately into win. If students iescend on
M c C a r t h y - K e n n e d y Oceanside the way they once did
movement. James Wechsler says in on Concord, Al Lowenstein can
t h e "New York Post" that still pull off a victory. A
Lowenstein defeat would mean
by Carole French
t h e t o t a l a n n i h i l a t i o n of
There are very few men left
who typify the cause for which
M c C a r t h y and
McGovern fought. In New York
we a r e blessed w i t h the
opportunity to elect the two
surviving victims of the primaries
and Chicago. O'Dwyer and
Lowenstein need us now, almost
as much as we need them.
The following letter was
written to the students of various
colleges by the Special Committee
for the Making of an Intelligent
Choice, 1968.
The purpose of the Committee
was to facilitate understanding by
college voters about the choice
they should make next week:
Nixon or Humphrey. The letter
begins "Dear Students," and
On The Other Hand
by Tom Cervone and Doug Goldschmidt
"Make the personal demand of of power is a blatant display of
him?" The preceding command arrogance and self-righteousness.
was presented by the S.D.S., the
A class may request that the
Y.S.A., and the Committee to war be discussed, but it is
End the War. "If your professor transgressing upon other students'
refuses," they say, "boycott the and the professor's rights to usurp
class. . ." These ideas expressed in or demand.
a letter to the student body
This is but one example of the
general affrontory many of our
participation in an end the war
groups on campus have shown in
week are a direct affrontory to
the past at demonstrations such as
our intelligence and slur the
the Dow and C.I.A., we assert that
intellectual community.
students have no more right to
As much as we remain opposed hinder these activities than the
to war, such antics are indicative University has to prohibit
of hypocrisy and a clear lack of speakers of dubious political
re g ard for the rights of others tendencies from appearing on
and for the integrity of the campus.
Our government's injustice
do n o t
d e m o n s t r a t i o n s or anti-war regarding minority groups and
ethnic groups and the
activities, indeed, we support civil
and passive alleged lack of justice in the war's
resistance. We also support the conduct are no more unjust than
idea behind "End the War Week" stud ent suppression of their
as activities like this are fellows, government agencies, and
desperately needed on campus. professors.
But a demand can never be
The C.I.A.'s unjust actions are
no excuse for students acting
For such brash demands could unjustly. Suppression by any
easily come from a kindergarten other name still smells the same.
student demanding his rattle and
threatening to throw a tantrum if
Campus protest should embody
he doesn't receive it, or from a
the basic ideology of the
little league team protesting a University which is reason, justice,
decision and threatening to walk and truth; and it should never
off the field if things don't go embody the basic ideology of
their way, but sound ludicrous in irresponsibility, irrationality, and
a university.
a disregard for a student's
It is the professor's prerogative freedom to meet with any
to decide when and if he will recruiter, or to pursue his
discuss the war. Student usurption academic life as he sees fit.
The ASP editorialized that if and mixer; and periodically
the antiwar week were not a t h r o u g h o u t t h e week, the
success it would be because the Guerrilla Theater.
Wed., six veterans spoke out
organizers had decided simply to
talk to themselves. The ASP based against the war. Before any
its comment upon a fallacious college boys call war protestors
assumption: either the week cowards, the should hear these
would be successful or the men. It's very difficult to think of
organizers preferred to talk to antiwar protestors as "Commies,"
t h e m s e l v e s . What
actually " h i p p i e s , " when they have
happened lies outside this fallcay. honorable discharges from the
We found that the majority of service. It's much simpler to
The United States in general,
the students, if they care about ignore them and go on shouting, and New York State specifically,
anything, don't care about this "Commie," "hippie."
On Thursday, we reached most 'ire headed in the direction of
war at this time. Then we found a
developing a multiparty system.
tiny minority who care very much of the people we were going to
In New York there are now
about the war-in all the cliched r e a c h . S o m e c lass es never es I a h 1 ish ed L i b e r a l and
terms. It's a war to "stop 'em mentioned the day to their profs; C o n s e r v a t i v e
p a r t i e s , and
somewhere," "for freedom," "to others voted il down. Some candidates for various local offices
defend the fret' world," "to
will run in different areas on slates
bolster our economy," "to keep thought the day most profitably proposed by other parties.
the rate of unemployment down,"
Albany, for example, typifies this
We don't worry about these gut. Others felt their syllabi with the problem of trying to fit
people; those who see war as a couldn't be tampered with. Some the names of all the candidates of
periodic boost to the economy or discussed the war obliquely, by all the parties into the spaces
who don't think beyond catch trying to make the novel relevant, provided on the voting machines.
phrases aren't worth the energy it Some discussed il directly. And
In addition to this, the name of
t h e faculty
of Social and
takes to argue with them.
Behavoral Sciences turned over George Wallace will appear on the
We r e a c h e d , therefore, a LRU to discussion of the war with ballots of nil 50 states. Had
relatively small layer of new any students who cared to come Eugene McCarthy not asked his
people whose minds were open, see them. In classes in which the name withdrawn from the ballots
who were willing to consider new war was discussed, students felt it of several states, he also would
have represented another possible
information. In a way, getting to worthwhile.
these people is much like refining
We have shown our ability to choice for those going to the polls
November 5. S e n a t o r
U-235. A ton makes less than an organize and carry off a program on
McCarthy's name will, none the
ounce, but with that ounce
less, still be on the ballot in
Those new people we brought to experience and strength. Our hard Arizona and perhaps his home
listen to us found rewarding, core is harder and more unified state of Minnesota.
around the need to build a mass
mind-expanding experiences.
The trend away from the
On Monday they heard a antiwar movement. We have choices offered by the two major
poetry reading; on Tuesday, David d e m o ns t r a ted to the entire parties is further enhanced in
Mclteynolds; on Wednesday, six community that the Committee some states by the possibility of
v e t e r a n s ; on
T h u r s d a y , to End the War is an effective the write-in vote. This could be
discussions, films, including a slide coalition. Disparate as we aru, we significant this year in light of the
s h o w n by a Vietnam vet; can work together for a common fact that in tho states of Florida,
Thursday eveneing, a talent show goal-to End the War.
Texas, and California write-in
campaigns have been organized in
behalf of Senator McCarthy.
For those who believe firmly in
the two party system and view
these events with dismay, it might
be well to look into possible
causes of this trend.
In his 196*1 campaign for the
Presidency, Barry Goldwater
claimed he would offer the
American people "a choice, not
an echo." Now many people feel
t h a t the Republican and
Democratic parties are offering
nothing more than an echo.
Rightly or wrongly, many do
think that it will make little or no
difference whether Richard Nixon
or Hubert Humphrey occupies the
White House for the next four
years. They are seen as holding
similar views and probably
conducting like policies.
For whatever reason, and
certainly there are many, the rise
of minor parties must be
considered a sign of dissatisfaction
with the major parties and their
alternatives or lack of alternatives.
represent no more than small
minorities, but by the same token
these minorities apparently do
represent enough people in order
"It is our wish to remind you
that the" office of the Presidency
must be fdled by a man who has
both raw ability and leadership
"By raw ability we mean a
President who can both conceive
of policy and produce it in the
form of concrete law or program.
By the quality of leadership, we
mean no concrete policy, but
rather a policy of mind, an art of
embracing greatness and idealism,
and an inspiration to national
unity. Both factors must be
inherent in the man who sits in
the White House.
"On this basis we conducted
t w o surveys ranking voter
opinions on a leadership quality
scale and an ability expectancy
scale. One survey was nationwide,
the other polled college voters.
'' The college voters ranked
Humphrey high on the ability
scale but low on the leadership
scale. Nixon proved to be
mediocre on both indices.
"This was interesting because
the nationwide study showed
virtually the opposite: Nixon
ranked high on leadership quality
and roughly middle on the ability
s c a l e ; while Humphrey was
mediocre on both factors.
"This clearly meant that when
the nation says it wants "change,"
it means a change in the quality of
leadership, not so much in ability.
The college study showed that
those voters agreed with the
public on Humphrey's lack of
leadership, but disagreed on
whether Nixon could fill the
"With this crystallized we can
now suggest a way for students to
v o t e . They can vote for
Humphrey because his ability
expectancy is high; or they can
reconsider both candidates in
terms of leadership quality.
Then, when they balance the
Nixon leadership-plus with the
Humphrey ability-plus, they will
probably decide, along with this
Committee, that the best thing
they can do is write-in McCarthy,
or else stay home and watch the
whole mess on television."
by S.L. Brockhouse
that they manage to gel OK
various ballots.
As relatively small groups, they
also are usually unable to elect
their candidates to public office.
What these parlies have managed
to do, however, has been to draw
enough support away from a given
major party candidate, so that in
the event of a close race they can
prevent the election of that
Tho issue of multi-party
America raises
questions and possible problems
for furture elections. Will plurality
rule replace majority rule? Or, if
majority rule is to be maintained
and minor parties continue to
grow, either in number or
strength, will the United States go
tho way of the French Fifth
Republic, and go to a system of
run-off elections in tho event no
candidate receives a majority?
The future
is, a t best,
uncertain. Perhaps minor parties
will continue to come and go, as
they have in the past. Perhaps, for
whatever reasons, these parties
will grow in strong th In either
event, they should be taken
seriously in tho future of
American party politics.
eyed World
Booters Win Over Utica;
Drop Contest To R.I.T.
by John DaMarco
Sunday afternoon Is the perfect
time to get away from it all. You
can drive out to the country, sit
by a clear water pond, fill your
lungs with clean air, and observe
the simple wonder of your
reflection upon the smooth blue
surface. It can be Sunday
afternoon anytime you wish, now
that the Band has arrived. At a
time when everything around us
attempts to influence our
lives-advertisements telling us we
need them to survive, books with
fancy covers that say 'read me!
message music, moving pictures,
TV, newspapers, radio, all
competing for our precious
freedoms--a silent revolution has
occured in the release of an album
called simply .Music from the Big
The songs do not attack your
senses; they just kind of fill the air
around you, and force you to
relax and listen. Side one begins
with one of Uwthree,never before
released Dylan songs* "Tears of
Rage." Next on side one, is a
University Theatre
Opens At Page Hall
and Montgomery Clift. "The Skin
of Our Teeth," opened on
Broadway in November of 1942
and ran for 359 performances.
In 1955, this Pulitzer Prize
winning play, was selected to be
sent to Europe as a sample of
American theatre at its best. The
production directed by Alan
Schneider included: Mary Martin,
George Abbott, Helen Hayes and
Florence Reed.
The State University Theatre
Production of "The Skin of Our
Teeth," will include: Alan Cohen,
Carole DiTosti, Margaret Evans,
Edward Kramer, Michael Murphy,
Carla Pinelli, Gary Restifo, and
Weisen. Stars of
tomorrow? Perhaps.
Tickets are now on sale at the
Campus Center. Student tax card
a sure "spice-filled" number. The and ID should be presented for a
quintet combines versatility with reserved seat. All other sseats are
individuality to create a new $1.50.
dimension in sound.
A live concert featuring "The
Fifth Dimension" would be
difficult to accomplish, but would
prove quite rewarding. The cost,
as would be expected, is high for a
group of this calibre. The only
means in which the University
could host such a group if they
Dr. Rodney S. Young of the
lacked large enough indoor University of Pennsylvania will
facilities, is obviously to provide present an illustrated lecture
for an outdoor concert in which entitled "Gordion on the Royal
the capacity is unlimited.
Road," on Thursday, November
14. The talk is open to the general
public and will be given at 8:00
p.m. in the University Art Gallery.
Young, who is Professor of
Classical Archaeology and Curator
of the Mediterranean Section of
Music Council will present the
the University Museum, is this
famed Philadelphia Woodwind
year's Charles Eliot Norton
Quintet this Sunday, Nov. 3, at
lecturer for the Archaeological
3:30 in the Campus Center
Institute of America.
Assembly Hall. Each of the
members occupy the first chair of
The Program is sponsored by
their respective instruments in the
the Albany Area Society of the
Philadelphia Orchestra, and a
AIA, which has its headquarters in
majority are members of the
the University's Department of
faculty of the Curtis Institute of
Classics. This will be the sixth
lecture presented by the local
e n j o y an society since its formation in
international reputation among December 1966, but Young's talk
lovers of Chamber Music. Tickets marks the first time that the
are available at the Campus Center exceptionally prestigious Norton
Information Desk all this week. lectureship has been brought to
The price is $3 for nonstudenta, our campus.
free for students with Student
Since 1950, Young has been
Tax (SUNYA), and $1 for all excavating at Gordion, an ancient
other students. For all music- Phrygian and Persian city in
lovers this is a concert not to be
western Turkey. The finds
The State University Theatre
will open its production of
Thornton Wilder's, "The Skin of
QUr Teeth," on Wednesday,
November 6, in Page Hall. The
•how will play for four nights on
through Saturday, November 9.
Under the direction of Martin
Mann, students of the University
will perform in roles once made
famous by such notable actors
. , . _ . .
. „• and actresses as Tallulah
PWiny Lang performed last night at the Coffee House Circuit. She B a n k h e a d |
Frederic March,
will appear nitely thru Saturday, November 2.
Florence Eldridge, Florence Reed,
'Fifth Dimension9 Presents
Challenging Ideas In Sound
by Alan Latkar
A challenge faces contemporary
music groups—to produce music
that not only stimulates but
activates its audience. "The Fifth
Dimension" accomplishes this
task and continually lives up to its
of b e i n g a
distinguished musical group.
Last February, "The Fifth
Dimension" climbed the hierarchy
of the musical performing ladder
and attained a position as a top
vocal group. Their rendition of
"Up, Up and Away" won four
Grammy Awards from the
Academy of Recording Arts and
Sciences for the Best Record of
the Year, Best Performance of a
Vocal Group, Best Contemporary
Single and Best Contemporary
Group Performance.
"The Fifth Dimension", before
combining their talents into one,
showed diversified interests
Marilyn McCoo's singing career,
"which began before she could
walk," was highlighted by her
appearance on Art Linkletter's
Talent Scouts when she was
fifteen. The other female member,
Florence Larue, taught school
before joining the group. Both
females were beauty contest
winners. Ron Townson worked
his way through
University by conducting school
and church choirs. Bill Davis Jr.
has sung with rock as well as
McLemore, one time professional
photographer, appeared in USO
Of all the "Fifth Dimension's"
selections, I feel few possess more
vitality than "Sweet Blindness."
The amazing resourcefulness of
the "Fifth
Dimension" is
demonstrated in this melody as
they develop a "bland.' song into
Programming Commission
Offers Experimental Film
A 90-minute program of
films will be
p r e s e n t e d by Community
Programming Commission on
Nov. 3 at 8 pm Campus Center
Assembly Hall. Admission is
$1.50 without student tax and
$.50 with student tax.
The program, titled "Protest
and Politics," is one of an eight
part "Art and Document', series
being offered to colleges and
universities by Bell & Howell
Company. According to a Bell &
Howell spokesman, these films
which may not all be brilliant or
enduring, are provocative and
challenging to young Americans,
for whom film has become the
20th Century form of expression.
"Protest and Politics" offers a
variety of comment on the faults
of contemporary society, inviting
new interpretations of war,
prejudice, materialism and puritan
attitudes. Among the six films
included in the program are
which have won
international acclaim and awards in
such competitions as the Tokyo
International Film Festival, Expo
'67 and the Ann Arbor Film
"Hey Stop That," by Robert
Feldman, uses a juxtaposition of
images to create an original and
compelling satire on bomb
shelters and the armed forces.
"Not As Yet Decided," a 54
second masterpiece produced by
Jeff Dell, uses two small children
to make his compelling comment
on race hatred.
R.S. Young To Lecture
At Campus Art Gallery
Music Council
Presents Famed
Woodwind Group
Young executive of Collier-MacMillan Corporation looking for
Encyclopedia any weekday evenings or any weekends. Hours
weekdays after training would be 4 pm
pm and weekends as
available. This summer we successfully taught and worked with
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entitled, "To Kingdom Come.'
The country air seeps through on
this song, which sort of brings you
back to life. "In A Station,"
next, is a masterful production of
a d e e p , very
introspective ballad, written and
sung by Richard Manuel. The final
two songs on this side, are both
Robertson's. "Caledonia Mission,"
demonstrates better than any
other song on the album the use
of an undercutting chorus, a
familiar building tool to the old
country artist. The final number
on side one, is "The Weight,"
which was released as a single by a
Stax artist. It is one of the
grittiest songs I've ever heard. As
you listen, you can feel the days
of hardships, and the miles of
lonely roads that the Band must
have lived.
Side two of the album is not
just more of side one_J it is another
experience each time one listens
to it. "We Can Talk," by Manuel,
is a song of the American way, a
modern ballad. "Long Black
Veil," is given a unique treatment,
as the Band seems to reminisce
the old days of sitting around and
singing because it was fun. The
next song, "Chest Fever," written
by Robertson, demonstrates the
musical genius of the group. A
swelling organ overtakes your
senses, while in the meantime the
variety, and originality of the
band takes you to everything that
is new in music. "Lonesome
Suzie," written and sung by
Manuel, is touching, as a ballad of
a lost love. The final two
compositions christen the album
with greatness. The first, "This
Wheel's On Fire," (Julie Driscoll
released it as a single) is Dylan all
over, as is the final song, also
written by Dylan, "I Shall Be
And so you shall after listening
to "Music from the Big Pink."
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The Albany State soccer team registered both a victory and a defeat this past week as they defeated
Utica College 6-2 on Teusday and lost to Rochester Institute of Technology on Saturday by a score of 3-0.
Albany's record now stands at two wins, five losses and one tie.
The soccer team's final game is this Saturday as they travel to Stony Brook in search of their third win of
the season.
In registering a win over Utica, Albany was led by sophomore Ron Spratt, who managed the amazing feat
of scoring four times during the
Ron was given the game bail for
his outstanding performance.
Albany completely dominated
the game as Utica never really
threatened until the outcome of
the game had already been
Spratt, who played at the
outside wing position, scored
three of his four goals in the
second half against the porous
Utica defense.
Mike Barlotta of APA releases a pass
Potter defense. The APAmen were victorious 19-6.
APA Defeats Potter9
Continues In First
by Dave Fink
Two games were played last
week which had an important
bearing on the League I standings.
Potter Club, usually a division
power, fell to APA 19-6, and
Tappan, making a strong bid for
the championship, defeated KB
APA and Potter took the field
on Thursday in what promised to
be a tough game due to the rivalry
that exists between the two clubs.
Such was not the case. Potter was
unable to move the ball
effectively. Their receivers could
not hang onto the ball the few
times quarterback Jim Waibel was
able to get it to them.
APA, on the other hand, put on
probably their finest offensive
show of the year. After being held
on their first drive, they moved
downfield seemingly at will. After
three c o m p l e t i o n s
quarterback Gary Torino to Bob
Wood and some fine running,
Torino arched a long touchdown
pass to tight end Danny Elkin for
the touchdown. APA led 7-0.
In the second quarter, Torino
again was on target. His fine
running and passing to flanker
Lance Brofsky and Wood resulted
in a touchdown when he found
Brofsky free in the end zone
making the score 13-0. An
interception by Jack Fairbank of
APA gave them the ball again and
Torino wasted no time to Wood,
who had again penetruted the
porous Potter secondary, for the
A final touchdown by Potter's
Danny Wykoff, making the final
score 19-6, averted the shutout
and was the first score allowed by
APA all year.
Tappan and KB met Saturday
with each team needing a win to
keep their title hopes alive.
The first half was characterized
by both teams, while being able to
In Saturday^ game, Albany was
unable to generate a offense
which enabled them to soundly
defeat Utica. R1T refused to give
t h e A l b a n y shooters an
opportunity to kick the ball into
the nets.
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The defensive line of Albany,
however, was incapable of
preventing the Rochester forward
line from registering three scores.
Throughout the year, Albany
has been plagues with a somewhat
move the ball, not being able to porous defense which has been
score. Tappan's fine defense again unable to prevent the opponents
was led by Jim Alba, Craig from scoring. At the same time,
Kennedy, Jim Summerville, and Albany's offense has been unable
Lou Giordano. Sal Villa and Al to generate a consistent scoring
Zaremba were the standouts for ability.
While the offense has not been
In the third quarter, after KB able to score enough goals to
received, Paul Remmick of compensate for the lack of
Tappan intercepted. The men defense, they have scored more
from State Quad scored in two than last year's squad.
The future of Albany's team
plays, a c o m p l e t i o n from
quarterback Cass Galka to George might appear bright as Ron
Morgan followed by a fine off Spratt, who scored four times in
taklc run by Tony Tibaldi for the one game will be returning as will
score. On this play, a massive hole Ed Campbell, the starting center
was opened by Summerville and forward. However, the freshman
squad will not be able to offer
Kennedy. A seventeen yard field much support as they have been
goal late in the game made the plagued by a general lack of
final score 9-0.
participation The Great Danes
travel to Stony Brook this
Saturday in hopes of gaining their
third win of the season.
The freshman wrestling squad
will begin formal practice this
week with an organizational
meeting Thursday, October 31, in
room 125 of the physical
education building.
Mr. Mull, who will be coaching
the squad this year commented
that any interested wrestlers
should try to attend this meeting.
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will begin next week.
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The soccer team was unable to register a score against R I T as they
went down to a 3-0 defeat this past Saturday.
Albany Sailing Club
Wins Marist Regatta
The Albany State Sailing team
participated in a Regatta at Marist
College, Saturday, October 26.
Five schools were there, including
Union, Marist, Cooper Union, and
The regatta was originally a two
day affair, but a good stiff wind
made it possible for all the races
to be finished on Saturday. There
were no capsizes or major
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All- ny ended the round robin
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The team Albany sent was Glen
Faden and Charles Bowman as
skippers, and Bruce Fullen, Chris
Healy, and Marg Straube as their
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This year's cross-country team deserves a special note of praise for
A powerful Springfield team came back this Saturday to repeat as winners of the second annual Albany
Invitational Cross-Country Meet. In winning last year, Springfield managed to capture the first six places,
the outstanding performances which it has turned in thus far.
but this year the competition was somewhat stronger. Early in the race, Ron Stonitsch of C.W. Post took
Before the season began, it looked as if the harriers might be lacking
in depth as both Mike Attwell, last year's top varsity runner, and Don
Meyers, one of the leading freshmen, were no longer at Albany. Attwell
is spending the year in France, and Meyers transferred to Cortland.
In the first meet of the season, the team did not look particularly
the lead and pulled far out in front of the trailing field of high class runners.
Continuing his blistering pace, Stonitsch, who will be back next Saturday when Post runs Albany in a
dual meet, crossed the finish line in a course record time of 25:39, breaking the old record by a full 72
who was joined by three of his
teammates in the top ten.
But Boston State, a team
A l b a n y b e a t in a close m e e t t w o
ago, provided
Plattsburgh, the team developed a cohesiveness which has served to w e e k s
c o m p e t i t i o n as it t o o placed four
m e n in t h e t o p t e n . Albany, in
mold them into a well-disciplined team.
w h a t can b e considered its finest
t e a m effort of t h e y e a r , finished
•third in t h e field of n i n e , w i t h t h e
Under the direction of Coach Munscy, the harriers have proven
first seven m e n all in t h e t o p 3 5
positions. T h e final score was
themselves capable of meeting a formidable opponent head-on with
Springfield 2 9 , Boston 4 9 , Albany
8 8 , and Post f o u r t h at 1 1 0 .
no loss of prestige, lr. their Homecoming meet, the determination of
impressive as they lost to Coast Guard. However, with their victory over
the runners was graphically illustrated. Both Don Beevers and Pal
Gepfert passed opponents in the final 200 yards to barely squeeze out
the victory.
The second
Albany Invitational further exemplified
runners' fierce competitiveness. Although they were outpointed by
Boston Stale whom they beat in a dual meet, the harriers were able to
overcome C.W. Post who not only had the first place winner, but also
had another runner in the first ten finishers.
Coach Munsey and co-captains Don Beevers and George Rolling
Larry F r e d e r i c k , w h e has been
c o n t i n u a l l y improving, was t h e
for Albany a n d
eleventh in t h e m e e t . His Lime of
2 7 : 2 0 was t h e best ever by an
A l b a n y r u n n e r a n d he was lauded
b y Coach R . K . Munsey for having
run " A Very Fine R a c e . "
A l b a n y , w e r e Pat Gepfert 1 7 t h in
2 7 : 5 2 , D o n Beevers
1 8 t h in
2 7 ; 5 3 , George Rolling 2 0 t h in
2 8 : 0 3 , and Paul Brest in 2 2 n d in
2 8 : 1 0 . T h e s e four provided a
good close grouping a n d s h o w e d
vastly improved times from earlier
races. Munsev offered
iribuLe t o Paul R o y w n o became
sick in t h e race a n d still managed
t o c o m e back a n d finish a s t r o n g
deserve a commendation for their work in developing a well-disciplined,
hard-working squad.
cross-country team is proven by his outstanding record since taking
particularly noteworthy.
Both Rolling and Beevers have proven themselves very capable as
co-captains of the squad. While neither of them arc the fastest runners
on the squad, they have the ability to demand and get the best
performances out of the runners on the team.
Certainly the cross-country squad and its coach, R. K. Munsey,
This year's Harrier t e a m , which
m a n y consider b y far i h e finest
y e t , has had t h e difficult task of
c o m p e t i t i o n . Nearly every m e e t
hat i>een difficult a n d t h e r u n n e r s
have p e r f o r m e d r e m a r k a b l y well
t h e continual
Benefitting from t h e c o m p e t i t i o n ,
i m p r o v e m e n t , a n d n o w reaching
t h e peak of their p e r f o r m a n c e
o p p o s i t i o n t o t h e s t r o n g e s t of
The second annual Albany Invitational was run this past Saturday. The
Albany harriers placed fifth in the Frosh Division and third in the
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bv Mike Twomey
S t a t e ' s freshman soccer t e a m
suffered t w o defeats last week a t
the hands of t w o c o m m u n i t y
colleges. Cobleskill C.C. t o o k t h e
Albany eleven last Wednesday b y
a score o f 5*1, a n d R o c k l a n d C.C.
h a n d e d t h e m their worst loss this
year, 1 0 - 1 .
Hackett Wins Meet,
Albany Places Fifth
In t h e freshman race, A l b a n y ' s
Harriers could manage only a
deserve a congratulation for their accomplishments thus far this year.
fifth, b u t t h e y were led with an
impressive victory by co-captain
Dennis H a c k e t t . Pressed for o n e
of t h e few t i m e s this season,
a strong
position t h r o u g h o u t
t h e race.
With a mile t o go in t h e 3.5 mile
course he t o o k t h e lead of t h e
seven t e a m field and c o n t i n u e d
o u t front t o t h e finish.
b y Leslie King
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have t h e spirit and c h a r a c t e r t o
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keep trying. T h e victors were u him third in t h e all-time best
o u t of eight teams s h o w i n g u p .
listing which is headed by t h e
patched up Eastman team.
Irving defeated Livingston I t w o
of t h e varsity
In t h e s a m e night, Schuyler w i n n e r
o u t of t w o games a n d Alden I
t o o k t w o games in a r o w from an S t o n i t s c h .
b e a t Psi G a m m a also t w o o u t of
After H a c k e t t , however, t h e
enthusiastic Zenger t e a m , and
t w o . Alden II a n d Livingston II
Whitman d o w n e d Alden III in t h e Danes s h o w e d little d e p t h a n d a
had been scheduled t o play, b u t
same w a y . T h e Whitman-Alden h u g e gap developed b e t w e e n t h e
were s t o o d u p by t w o E a s t m a n
game was a result of t h e absence first man a n d t h e rest of t h e t e a m .
of t w o m o r e E a s t m a n t e a m s . We R u n n i n g s e c o n d for A l b a n y , in his
F - T r o o p , a c o m b i n a t i o n of last w o n d e r w h a t ' s b e c o m e of S t a t e strongest race t o d a t e , was L o u
Wittig w h o finished 2 3 r d . H e was
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season b y b e a t i n g Sigma Phi WE A General Council W e d n e s d a y , R i c k
Sigma T h u r s d a y a t t h e iniation of
O c t o b e r 3 0 , a t 6 : 3 0 in t h e WHA Novakowski 3 6 t h .
II c o m p e t i t i o n . T h e office. O n e of t y * m a j o r areas of
T h e " B a b y D a n e s " e n d e d with
Bleecker BunnieB, d o n n i n g their discussion will be t h e planning of 116 p o i n t s a n d trailed T r e n t o n
E a s t e r b o n n e t s , h o p p e d t h e i r w a y t h e WRA night t o b e held the S t a t e
( 4 8 ) , C.W. Post ( 5 3 ) ,
t h r o u g h volleyball poles a n d nets f o l l o w i n g
A l l Springfield ( 8 2 ) , a n d Boston S t a t e
t o t w o straight d e f e a t s .
m e m b e r s are urged t o a t t e n d .
Like t h e varsity, t h e freshmen
e n d their season at h o m e , facing
Post S a t u r d a y a n d L e M o y n e t h e
following T u e s d a y .
In t h e third p o r t i o n of t h e
Invitational, Suffolk C o m m u n i t y
w o n t h e J u n i o r College division
with five men in t h e t o p t e n .
Individual h o n o r s w e n t t o Bob
Schweinsberg of A u b u r n w h o beat
his nearest c o m p e t i t o r by half a
m i n u t e in t h e t i m e of 1 8 : 3 4 . 6 .
Cobleskill did m o s t of its
scoring in t h e first period a n d
m a n a g e d t o hold S t a t e t o only
o n e goat, a l t h o u g h u n a b l e t o score
e x p e r i m e n t e d with a 4-lineman,
2-halfback, 4-fullback offense, b u t
this proved t o b e disastrous when
through the
u n s e a s o n e d lines r e p e a t e d l y .
He reverted t o a -1-3-3 defense
in t h e s e c o n d q u a r t e r . One factor
a t t r i b u t e d t o t h e t e a m ' s loss; t h a t
was t h e size of t h e Cobleskill
field. A l b a n y is used t o a larger
field a n d m o r e t i m e t o move
T h e frosh had t h e s a m e t r o u b l e
last S a t u r d a y a t R o c k l a n d . T h e
small field, plus Cobleskill's m o r e
e x p e r i e n c e d t e a m t h a t features
several foreign players, helped t o
down the State squad.
T h e l o n e A l b a n y goal was
scored in t h e third q u a r t e r by
Gavin L a u d e r , w h o w i t h Chris
Wemer r e p r e s e n t e d Albany ably
with fine play t h r o u g h o u t t h e
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PHONE- 459-3483
SDS Plans
by Valerie Ives
There will b e a m a r c h in t h e
c i t y of Albany on M o n d a y , Nov 4
t o hand o u t flyers a b o u t t h e
election t o w o r k i n g p e o p l e .
T h e m a r c h will start at Draper
at 3 : 0 0 and p r o c e d e t o strategic
places in d o w n t o w n
Those participating in t h e m a r c h
will wear black a n d pass o u t
leaflets p r o b a b l y stating that t h e r e
is n o choice a m o n g t h e major
Presidential c a n d i d a t e s b u t t o vote
for t h e m i n o r c a n d i d a t e s . O n next
E l e c t i o n Day
S D S calls
for a
strike. S D S , here,
decided t o have the m a r c h on
M o n d a y in o r d e r t o reach people
as they are c o m i n g o u t of w o r k .
Also discussed at the m e e t i n g
w e r e plans t o go t o Dippikill on
the weekend of N o v e m b e r 1 5 .
T h e purpose of Lhis would be t o
SENATOR E D M U N D MUSKIE greets a crowd o f 3 0 0 people at the
formulate a plan of action on Albany A i r p o r t . T h e vice presidential hopeful s t o p e d briefly at the
c a m p u s and decide w h a t t h e role Capitol City while o n his w a y t o P o u g h k e e p s i e .
photo by Benjamin
of S D S is on c a m p u s . T h e y also
w a n t t o resolve w h e t h e r they
w a n t t o get m o r e involved in
c a m p u s or in c o m m u n i t y affairs.
If they w a n t t o get m o r e involved
with t h e e d u c a t i o n in this school
t h e y e x p e c t t o have s o m e force,
because t h e y have m e m b e r s o n
t o this
"In order t o get acquainted
Central Council.
with t h e elements in t h e c a m p a i g n assertion, s t a t e d t h a t t h e "Mafia's
A major p a r t of t h e m e e t i n g for
District A t t o r n e y ,
" t h e f o o t h o l d in A l b a n y " m u s t b e
of an e n t h u s i a s t i c G r e a t e r
C h a m b e r of r o u t e d o u t . By this s t a t e m e n t he
d e b a t e a m o n g t h e a p p r o x i m a t e l y C o m m e r c e held a d e b a t e at t h e d i r e c t l y
t h e Mafia's
t h i r t y people w h o c a m e t o t h e G olden
Fox between
J o s e p h presence in A l b a n y .
m e e t i n g . T h e discussion was over Scully, D e m o c r a t i c c a n d i d a t e for
He referred t o t h e r e c e n t G r a n d
a s t a t e m e n t issued by t h e N a t i o n a l t h e
DA's office a n d Arnold J u r y investigations w h i c h revealed
SDS t h a t t h e r e is n o difference P r o s k i n ,
R e p u b l i c a n t h e existence of organized c r i m e
the three
m a j o r candidate.
and a rise in t h e use of drugs. ( 1 8
c a n d i d a t e s for President. Because
T h e t w o m e n clashed on t h e y o u t h s were recently
t h e r e was s o m u c h d i s a g r e e m e n t issue of t h e presence of organized a l l e g e d l y
this, o n e of t h e m a i n c r i m e , t h e Mafia, in A l b a n y s m o k i n g marijuana.)
p u r p o s e s of t h e c o n f e r e n c e a t C o u n t v
Proskin said t h e r e is n o reason
Dippikill will b e t o decide w h a t
Scully asserted, " t h e c o u n t y for n o t investigating s u c h issues.
their opinion will be on this a n d
has been free of organized c r i m e He also suggested t h a t " m a j o r
40 years
o f crime c a n n o t e n d u r e w i t h o u t t h e
o t h e r issues.
n p m n c r a t i c rule,
aid of local police.''
T h e Republican n o m i n e e called
for a n investigation of t h e Mafia's
link with Arizona Biochemical
C o m p a n y , a garbage c o l l e c t i o n
firm holding c o n t r a c t s with a
n u m b e r of c o m m u n i t y agencies.
by Caryn Leland
Upon Muskie's arrival, Ma-y o r
Scully, rather than pursue t h e
S e n a t o r E d m u n d H. Muskie,
collection of evidence, said h e
would wait for an investigation till
C a n d i d a t e , from Maine, t o u c h e d
also a t t h e airport t o welcome t h e m o r e facts were f o r t h c o m i n g ,
d o w n briefly a t A l b a n y C o u n t y
Proskin stated t h a t he h a s , in
r e p o r t e r concerning his t h o u g h t s the past, offered s o u n d , basic
Muskie was in A l b a n y t o b o o s t
on t h e recent talks of peace in p r o g r a m s
t o deal with
the campaigns of local D e m o c r a t s .
V i e t n a m , Muskie r e s p o n d e d b y increased narcotics traffic a n d t h e
saying,' I a m in n o positon t o g r o w t h of c r i m e .
speak o n the m a t t e r . '
(UPI)-Pre»ident Johnson Thursday night
ordered a total halt t o t h e
bombing o f North Vietnam and
•aid the Saigon government and
the National Liberation Front
would be brought i n t o broadened
and "intensive"
talks in Paris o n Wednesday.
that h e h a d reason t o e x p e c t
that North V i e t n a m would begin
a n d intensive n e g o t i a t i o n s in a n
a t m o s p h e r e t h a t is c o n d u c i v e t o
progress" when the broadened
talks start.
that North
understands that the bombing
halt would be b r o k e n if p r o m p t
initiated in Paris.
thai no
ceasefire in S o u t h V i e t n a m had
been agreed u p o n . They said t h e
in t h e
" T h e new phase of negotiations which o p e n s on Nov. 6
does n o t ^ r e p e a t does not—does
n o t mean t h a t a stable peace
yet come
Asia," t h e President said in t h e
prepared t e x t of his television
was t a p e d in
Proskin, Scully Conflict
On Mafia's Role In Area
Muskie In Albany
To Boost Party
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It will be on sale in t h e m a m
of t h e C a m p u s C e n t e r
during tliu week of N o v e m b e r -1
for $.;15 a c o p y . F o r a n y s t u d e n t
taking any of t h e above courses,
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valid information covering these
a n d was c o m p i l e d
by s t u d e n t s
of t h e
T h e crowd t h a t waited t o greet
Muskie n u m b e r e d a p p r o x i m a t e l y
MOO. T h e majority of t h e m e m b e r s
neighboring schools. T h e a t t i t u d e
of t h e crowd was o n e of jubilance,
expecially when Muskie mingled
in Lho crowd t o s h a k e h a n d s .
Muskie seemed q u i t e pleased by
the t u r n o u t .
According to Mayor Corning,
H u m p h r e y ' s chances of gaining
the Presidential N o m i n a t i o n are
increasing e v e r y d a y . He further
a d d e d
t h a t
' ' t h e
lluniphrey-Muskie ticket will take
the c i t y , the c o u n t y , t h e s t a t e ,
and the n a t i o n . '
T h e Senator was unable t o
grant a news c o n f e r e n c e for t h e
r e p o r t e r s because of t h e s h o r t a g e
of time. Muskie's next stops were
Poughkeepsie and New York.
Scully, discussing t h e arrest of
the I S B e t h l e h e m y o u t h s o n
charges of d r u g usage, said t h a t a
marijuana cigaret found in a n ash
tray (as was t h e case) is n o reason
to assume t h e guilt of all 1 8 .
P r o s k i n , however, c h o s e t o deal
with t h e issue b y offering ' s t e p s
to p r e v e n t t h e use of drugs b e f o r e
it s t a r t s . " He also linked t h e rise
of d r u g use with organized c r i m e
indicating t h a t t h e former is a
s y m p t o m of t h e latter.
established by Proskin, if elected,
c o m m u n i c a t i o n with y o u t h s .
representatives from local m e d i a
each t o give their
definition of law a n d order.
Scully suggested t h a t law a n d
order means t h e right of society
t o exist w i t h m i n o r i t y g r o u p s a n d
their rights. ' Minority groups
c a n n o t , however, impose their will
on t h e m a j o r i t y . "
Proskin said t h a t law a n d o r d e r
is ' t h e m a i n t e n a n c e of t r a n q u i l i t y
nad t h e peaceful c o e x i s t e n c e o f all
people within a s o c i e t y . "
™«y " e " •«• very
" " d fighting ahead," Johnson
Johnson said the bombing halt
*ou\d b e instituted as o f 8 a.m.
E S T Friday,
"I have reached this decision
o n t h e basis o f developments in
the Paris
talks," the Chief
Executive announced.
"And I have reached it in t h e
belief that this action can lead
t o progress toward a peaceful
s e t t l e m e n t of t h e Vietnamese
decision very closely c o n f o r m e d
1° s t a t e m e n t s h e h a d m a d e in
t n e
P 3 8 1 concerning a bombing
stili b e far off, t h e President
said ' t h a t a r r a n g e m e n t s of this
kind are never foolproof."
But he said t h a t in light o r
carefully considered a n d u n a n i m o u s advice from military a n d
finally decided t o take this s t e p
now a n d t o really d e t e r m i n e t h e
good faith of those w h o have
us t h a t progress will
result when b o m b i n g ceases a n d
try t o ascertain if a n y early
peace is p o s s i b l e . "
m a d e his television
after a n n o u n c i n g , o n March 3 1 ,
t h a t h e had ordered a geographical limit on t h e b o m b i n g of
N o r t h V i e t n a m . T h a t resulted in
t h e p r e l i m i n a r y talks in Paris
b e t w e e n U . S . a n d N o r t h Vietnamese representatives.
But t h e talks b e c a m e bogged
d o w n w h e n t h e N o r t h Vietnamese n e g o t i a t o r s insisted t h a t a
full a n d c o m p l e t e b o m b i n g halt
have t o p r e c e d e a n y
n e g o t i a t i o n s o n a s e t t l e m e n t of
the war.
the air,
J o h n s o n m e t with the N a t i o n a l
S e c u r i t y Council a n d o t h e r t o p
d i p l o m a t i c a n d military leaders,
including m e m b e r s of the J o i n t
Chiefs o f Staff f o r 1 5 m i n u t e s in
t h e White H o u s e .
T h e session b r o k e u p w i t h the
State D e a n R u s k , b o t h wearing
broad smiles, p o s i n g for pict u r e s . G e n . William C. Westm o r e l a n d , for four years the
A m e r i c a n c o m m a n d e r in Vietn a m , s a t with t h e m a t t h e
c a b i n e t table.
T h e President said t h a t h e
had informed t h e three major
c a n d i d a t e s for t h e P r e s i d e n c y Vice
H u m p h r e y , R i c h a r d M. Nixon
and George C. Wallace—of t h e
decision. In a d d i t i o n , J o h n s o n
told congressional leaders from
b o t h parties.
In his speech J o h n s o n e m p h a sized
t h e U . S . governm e n t ' s a g r e e m e n t t o representation b y t h e National Liberation F r o n t in Paris did n o t
amount to U.S. recognition.
cont. on D. 2
Photo by Stolgtr
IN A ONE MAN BATTLE against (he Commonwealth of Massachusetts' birth control laws, William ttaird
begins his protest march from Albany— destination Boston.
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