Danes Rise in Polls, Face Easy Task Tomorrow

State University ol New York at Albany
Friday, November 8, 1974
Danes Rise in Polls, Face Easy Task Tomorrow
Saturday. Ihc quarterback com- categories. "This was a good win is an excellent receiver, but can't
pleted 21 pusses and the Alhuny over u good football team. It was an make up for what his team obviously
defensive secondary was unable to especially fine game for spectators." lacks.
Overall, the Plattsburgh team
defend itself. All of fair's com- . He was referring to Ihc offensive
does not impress the Albany
pletions were short yardage tosses, capability of the Danes.
P l a t t s b u r g h . the opponent scouting stuff. Ihc Grcut Dunesas Ihe Danes did not allow him to
tomorrow, is 2-5 on Ihe season. defeated Piutisburgh last year 32-0.
throw deep. .
I heir problem so fur hus been a luck The scouts feel that last year's perIhe buries exited from their 50-23
victory at Curry without any serious of offense. The team cannot sustain u formance is no indication of what
injuries. Offensive tackle Dom Ron- scoring drive. The defense is on the the Danes are capable of doing to
field often, due to Ihe inefficient
cone suffered a bruise to his hand
In lasl year's victory, the Danes
that has not been resolved to date. offense. Therefore, they lire before
were given many scoring opporIhe end of the game.
Doctors feel that Dom cun play
tomorrow, but it will not be certain
Aside from the fact thai the tunities from the incapable kicking
until kickofftime.
defense is constantly on the field, in- game of Plattsburgh. The Danes
Coach ford gave an overall im- juries to key pluyers have hurl received Ihe ball live times inside
Plattsburgh even more. John Cass in, midliekl due to poor punt and
pression of last week's game as a
solid team performance in all at middle guard, is the best defensive kick-off coverage, I his year I his same
lineman on the squad. However, he is likely to occur. Plattsburgh is lackmay not sccuclion tomorrow against ing in the kicking department and
the specialty tennis.
Ihc Danes.
Ihc problems lacing Plattsburgh
The defense, as a whole, is very
good. They are not a disciplined in containing the Great Danes are
squud. yd they do the job well. Bill humorous. Uy Ihe end of Ihc gume.
Callahan, at middle linebacker, calls the defense will have hud a long
the- defensive signals. He was called workout by chasing Hcrtuzzi and
"a great athlete with good football Company up and down the field.
I he Albany Slate Great bancs tire
sense" by Coach ford.
Flallsburgh's coach, Roger currently ranked seventh In the
Casciani. believes in free substitu- Lambert Howl poll. This game
tion on defense. It hus been his habit tomorrow should be a boost to Ihe
lo shuffle sevontecrtpluyers through judges. With only one game remainthe first siring defense. He is forced ing, next week against R.IM., the
to do this during the gume. because Danes musl finish strongly lo have a
the defensive unit is kept busy by the shot at the Lambert Howl.
Couch ford wished to decline
waning offense.
I he Plattsburgh defensive secon- comment on the Lambert Howl. He
dary is very stingy. They will be vir- is not going out of his way to gain
tually impossible to beat with the favor with the judging committee.
long pass. However, the wishbone When a game is out of reach, lie will
attack of John Hcrtuzzi can compen- substitute his second string rather
sate by sprinting outside and using than roll up a score, liven the second
combinations ol sweeps and short string should have no trouble offenhole
passes. It is doubtful that the sively or defensively against
The Grlddere In action in their last game, venus Brockport. the Great Dane* are now ranked
Plattsburgh defense will contain Piutisburgh.
seventh in the Lambert Bowl Ratings, and travel to Plattsburgh tomorrow.
Bus lo Plattsburgh
Bcrluzzi for u lull game. This should
be a field day for the statisticians.
There will be a bus load of
On offense, Plattsburgh is non- students following the Dunes to
existent. Joe Garcia, at quarterback, Piutisburgh for the gume. for ull
is a good passer und runner. He hus those interested in going, there is u
not been given time in Ihc past by his1 sign-up sheet in the campus center
The assists statistics tell the same offensive line to do either with any till 4:00 or call Josic at 457-8786.
Danes edged their hosts, 2-1, and
By Nathm Salant
Buffalo State, where Albany was talc, with the teum leader, Arthur consistency. Halfback Bob Mehan, Tickets cost $3.50 a person.
'This was a terribly disappointing
season," reflected Albany State var- again victorious, this time by a 2-0 Bedford, picking up three of his four'
sity soccer coach Bill Schieffclin, margin. The scoring problem assists in the first half of the season.,
became obvious versus Cortland, a Ruano und Johnny Rolando (last,
alter the 1474 regular season had
team Albany lied 0-0, and became an year's assist leader with II) each
come to a close with losses to Stony
Brook (3-1) and Binghamton (3-0) eyesore, when the Booters managed assisted on three occassions, once
this past weekend. "True," only two goals against a very weak again largely in ihc first hull'of the
New Pa It/, squad, despite out-' year, Jerry Lee Hing, the only other
Schieffclin continued, "our final
player to assist on more than one
record is 7-5-1, but when you con- shooting the visitors 67-4.
sider our 5-0-1 record after six
T'hc second ha If of the season began goal, tallied his two assists curly in
games, and the fact that this season's with an upset loss to Hamilton, 3-1, the season.
"I am not going to start milking exschedule was not nearly us tough us followed by a crucial 4-1 loss to
last year's, the final record is very Oncontu which cost the Danes a cuses," said Schieffclin. "Sure.some
mediocre. We thought that we had a share of the SUNY Conference players will point to minor injuries
greut deal more talent this year, but championship. I hcBooters returned, and blame them lor individual
we really did not improve on last home, sweeping Potsdam (5-0) and failures.Others will criticize the ofseason's 8-5 mark."
I'luttsburgh (1-0), before the roof fell ficials und blame them for losses, but
"We played two seasons," said one in at the end of the season, with con- the fact rcmuins thul we did not play
of the Booters. "the first half of the secutive losses to Union (5-3), Stony well at ull Ihisyear. I 'he team failed to
season was successful, but the se- Brook (3-1), and Binghamton (3-0). play together on numerous ocIn their last seven games, the Danes cassions. Technical errors such as
cond half was bad news. Instead of
improving us the season went on, scored twelve goals while allowing ovcrdribbling were repeated gume
our play degenerated. Ihe only eighteen. Subtract Ihe 5-0 win versus after game."
"Our primary problems were a
Potsdam (the only solid team perforgood game we played in the second
half of the season was the win over mance of the second half of the general lack of aggressiveness and'
season), und the goals scored versus hustle, und the lack of a player who
The season's results and statistics goals against difference becomes could smell the net and take some
physical punishment to score a
lend to back up thisstutcment. Alter more revealing.
Individualslulisticsulso showed the goul."
their first six games, the Booters
"Perhaps success came a little loo
were undefeated, having scored thir- "two seasons". Chepe Ruano, the
teen goals, and allowing only two. team's leading scorer, with six goals, easily last year, und we just did not
stand up to Ihe pressure of being t
Opening the season at home, the netted five of them in the first half of
Danes were impressive 4-1 winners the season, frank Selca and I'as- favorite," said Schieffclin, ashiseyei
over R.IM. and 3-0 over Frcdonia. quale I'ctriccione (five goals each) looked off into Ihe future, or perhaps
Ihe past, where NCAA Tournament
(The Booters would not reach the scored most of their goals in the first
three goals scored plateau again un- I pan of the season. I he only other teams from Albany Slate's soccer
til game ten versus.
Potsdam, the player to score more than one goal program urc lo be found.
was Matty Denora, who tallied three
Hooters romping, 5-0.).
Like Ihc old Brooklyn Dodgers,
Scoring problems began lo plague times late in the season. Last year's und the modern New York Yankee*,
Ihe Danes when their first road trips leading scorer, I id gar Marline/ (nine Ihe Albany Slute Booters will just lobby tchiegei and Pasquale NMoolona battling tor loose ball In
Booters' final homo contest this year versus Union,
huve to. "Wail 'till next year."
look them lo Oswego, where the goals) saw little action this year.
by ItsZuckerman
Albany S t a t e travels to
Piutisburgh tomorrow to face an op-'
ponent than can hardly be called impressive. Ihc Great Duncscomeinto
this game after their tlncst offensive
showing of the season.
Last week against Curry, Albany
dominated the second half both
offensively and defensively. After
this kind of victory against a tough
school, one can only imagine what
the Danes will do to a lowly opponent.
Ihc Curry game found John Berlu/zi having probably his best game
ever. John was 2-2 passing for 73
yards and one touchdown. Bcrluzzi
curried Ihe ball 12 times for 140
yards and • two touchdowns, including a run of 60 yards on the second play from scrimmage.
Orin Griffin and Glenn Sowalskie
also had impressive games at Curry.
Griffin rushed lor 115 yards in five
carries and scored two touchdowns,
Sowalskie carried the hall five limes
for 80 yards with one touchdown.
Highly rated fullback lorn DcHlois
did not have a good day statistically,
but he blocked excellently to open
holes for the other bucks.
Ihc one bright spot for Curry was
their sophomore quarterback loin
lair. Dane Coach Hob ford praised
fair for his excellent play-calling last
Booters Reflect on Season
University pi New York at Albany Vol. LX1 No,42 N O T — b r 12,1974
Soc Department Chairman
Faces Reappointment Turmoil
by Bob Msyer
"The whole thing is about to blow
up. Either the administration makes
a decision now or they are going to
spend the rest of the decade picking
up the pieces." The faculty member
did not want to be quoted by name,
but summed up the overriding sentiment of the Sociology Department,
that Chairman Ray Forer must not
huve his position us chairman renewed.
The faculty had been informed
that a decision on Forer's renewal as
chairman would come by November
I, but, Vice President for Academic
Affairs Philip Sirotkin claims that
was not the case. "There will be no
decisions until after the external
review committee hands in their
report." He said thai such a report
would be released in the middle of
next semester.
In many respects the Sociology
Department is no different from
other departments within this university. The department luces
serious cutbacks in funding, because
of across-the-board budget cuts this
year. Junior faculty members are
concerned about tenure, especially
in light of the tight job market. In
January, a group of "well-known"
sociologists are scheduled to
evaluate the department, and their
critique will make suggestions about
the program, particularly the
Masters und the PhD programs.
However, in other respects, the
Sociology Department's situation
appears to be unique. It suffers from
more than the usual squabbling, personality conflicts, and internal
politicking that are inherent in
The Student Press interviewed a
score of faculty and students and
found, among other things, a crippling case of low morale. When we
guaranteed that no one's name
would be used in the story and that
our primary concern was todiscover
the reasons for the present and
former low morale, faculty
members, students, and others
associated with the department
began to talk freely about the situation.
F o r apprehensive graduate
students und untenurcd faculty
members, the Student
investigation was particularly
threatening. One graduate student
remarked, "Our degrees are on the
line. We fear reprisal if we speak out
against the man." Another student
said, "We grad students have a
different interest than Ihe faculty.
We huve lo deal with each other, and
we arc self-serving. We want to get
through our degrees. Graduate
studentsarc easily intimidated. Thai
is part of the academic gume."
Hut for muny it wus more than a
game. The tenured faculty was more
open and more critical of Chairman
Forer, clearly a majority believed
that the department needs a chairman who can avoid alienating as
many people us Forer has.
One faculty member asserted,
"Speaking up against the chairman
may hurt the department at a lime
just prior to external review, but we
have been silent too long. I have seen
students abused, talent wasted, und
money thrown down the rat hole."
Another faculty member admitted
that "forer has done some good by
bringing in quality people" but went
Sociology Department Chairman Ray Forer is receiving some opposition in reappointment bid.
on to say, however, that "he is u
ruthless person and his style offends
u lot of people."
Ihc faculty hud been told by Dean
of Social and Behavioral Sciences,
Richard Kendall, to comment on
retention of forer as chairman. Acc o r d i n g to several of the
department's personnel, Ihc outcome of this vote was 14 to 2 against
Basically, the question summarizes as why is there such a degree
of sentiment against thechairmanby
members of his own faculty. The
answer is a complicated one, that
often c o m b i n e s professional
c r i t i c i s m with p e r s o n a l i t y
differences. Many in the department
argue that besides Forer's abrasive
English PhD Program Under Scrutiny
he thinks the doctoral program is in jeopardy, he replied
by Elizabeth Gross
The English Department's PhD program, like the that he has "no idea. What's the point of worrying? One
programs of the History and Chemistry Depart ment's, is must conserve energy." He added that the English
now under the scrutiny of the New York Education Department's program hus been reviewed before for
Department. Lust Monday and Tuesday, two "site different purposes.
Dr. Knolls also brushed aside rumors that have been
cvalualors" visited the department, reading doctoral dissertations, questioning graduate students, and meeting circulating on campus. Questions have been raised concerning:
with various faculty members.
1. the validity ol a two-day site evaluation.
The site cvaluulors are a part of the Education
2. the state's process of analyzing doctoral programs.
Department's response lo a stale-commissioned panel of
January 1972 that examined Ihe status of and resources 3. the state's possible attempt lo eliminate "duplicate"
lor doctoral educations in New York Suite. Known us doctoral programs, especially within the Stale Universithe Fleming Commission Report (official name is ty system.
Ihe rumors were not quieted either by Dr. Dorothy
Regents Commission of Doctoral Education), it explained in its Position Paper #19, "Meelinglhc Needs of Doc- Harrison, who is liaison officer between the examining
toral Education," that problems involve difficult finan- commission and the University. When queried on the
cing, changing employment markets, und the over- project's set-up and process, she replied, "Our position is
lhut no information on the process or project will he
supply of doctorates in some fields.
These problems were further emphasized by Dr. publicized." She added that "all evaluations are conWaller Knotls, cliuirmun of the SUNYA English fidential. Any publicity could be ha rmful to the universiDepartment, who suited that the Hoard of Regents is ty-"
When pressed further, she declared that secrecy con"looking at the quality of PhD programs in New York;"
healso stressed lite fuel thul ull PhD programs in private cerning the project was essential to "protect the instituand public universities in Ihe state urc to becvuluated. tion [the university]," Her explanation of this statement
was that potential students might be "scared off by any
Ihe site cvaluulors who examined this English report ol a state probe into the department, although she
Department lasl week are Ronald Paulson of Johns ugreed that u commission's analysis might lead to
Hopkins University, a specialist in 17th and 18th century positive results instead of containing only negative conEnglish literature and Russell Nye of Michigan State, notations.
She refused to state when the Commission's findings
whose forte is American Literature and History, according lo the Directory ofAmerican Scholars, IV64. Their on Ihc SUNYA English Department would be made
report, along with the conclusions of a high state Doc- known, saying that the results will be announce when
toral council, will he sent lo Dr. Ewald Nyquisl, Com- President Benezet wants them publicized. When they tire
missioner of Higher Education. He will then inform announced. Ihe depart ment's doctoral program will be in
President Heiiezel of Ihc committee's final analysis of the one of three culugorics 1. continued us is.
English Department.
Dr. Knolls' reiicilon is one of calmly waiting for Ihc 2. put on probution.
report, of refusing to jump to conclusions. When asked if 3. phased out,
personality and his often had judgment in his dealings with people, his
record as a sociologist is mediocre,
forer. as a chairman of n major
department in a university center has
somewhat questionable academic
credentials. In ihc 20 years since his
graduation from Yale, he has
published only six articles. Only two
of them appeared in what are
generally considered prestigious
journals. A former department
faculty member was prompted to
say "forer would have difficulties
getting tenure today in a junior
Kay forer had difficulties helore
he became chairman in January of
1972. Prior to assuming his new
position forer was cl.airman of the
search committee thul was looking
to replace Paul Meadows as chairman.
This committee voted to exclude
junior faculty members from its
The junior faculty at that time
joined and sent a petition to the
department chairman. Meadows,
and the search committee chairman,
forer. The petition was a "request
petition was drafted. According toa
notarized statement signed by the
same faculty member, the following
events occurred:
forer explained that he was disturbed about the petition calling the
action "inappropriate, unnecessary
and immature." He continued to say
thai life behavior of Ihosc faculty
members was analogous lo "juvenile
delinquents." flic faculty member
then proceeded to ask forer "what
about those who signed it'.'" "They
have placed themselves in jeopardy"
he replied, forer told the faculty
member thai he (forer) had not expeeled such action of him and made
ii clear i hat he was now "implicated"
with the "rest of them."
Continuing, the member asked.
"Will those who signed live petition
be given unfavorable letters of
reference when iliey seek alternative
eniplin ment?" forer said thul
"black listing" hud been known to occur In mutters similar to this one.and
that some people never escape the
sears no mutter where they go. He
added that hedid not think that heor
anyone else would "blacklist" in this
case. According to the statement.
"Speaking up against the chairman may
hurt the department at a time just prior to
external review, but we have been
silent too long.
I have seen students abused, talent wasted,
and money thrown down the rat hole."
thul the entire department of
Sociology" be given copies of a
departmental "goals" report and "he
given the opportunity to vote on Ihe
names which arc submitted
recommending a department chairman..." The petition quoted
regulations of the College of Arts
and Sciences which affirmed the
right of all members to participate.
Not one faculty member who signed that petition remains toduy ut this
Ray Forer wus approached by one
of the signers three days ufler the
forer was asked one more question:
" 'Would you advise me to look
elsewhere for employment?' Forer
encouraged me to do so for my own
'professional advantage,'"
Ray Forer would become Ihe
chairman of the Sociology Department u year later. In the three years
that he would serve, Forer would
succeed in seriously harming morale
within his department. But Forer
could not have accomplished this
without the benign help of an administration unwilling lo recognize
problemswhen they were developing.
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by Peter Fetter
system started in 1969, the path to it, and I did not organize it. Hobart
in 1939, James Lee Morgan obtaininga college diploma lay open overall then was a liberal college and
entered Hobart College in Geneva, to him. This body accepted all his it gave me a close understanding of
New York, as a freshman. He was Hobart credits. He has taken 14 co-operation that I would later use in
studying to be a priest. This courses in the past Ave years. At pre- M a n a g e m e n t
December, 1974, he will graduate sent, he is taking two courses at negotiations."
with sequences in Economics, Art, Albany Slate. They are the History
Morgan, 34, is in good health and
Sociology, and Foreign Language. of the American Labor Movement optimistic about his future. He has
What happened in the interim?
and Comparative International the intellectual and economic incen"In my junior year, I was drafted Labor Relations both taught by Dr. tive to continue his studies in
into the Army. 1 served four years Slocum.
Economics and Management on the
and two months. I regretted leaving
He is excited about his upcoming graduate level. He may work
Hobart because I was doing well in graduation. He has eagerly paid his overseas. He says, "I hope to work
my studies and I wanted to finish and $10 Commencement Fee and his actively in construction the next sixget my degree,'* Morgan explains. family is sharing in his merriment. teen years, and then I'm going to pai"But at war's end, I did not have the He and his wife have invited all thir- nt twenty years after that." His
money to go back to school, so I got teen of his children to attend his ancestors have had considerable
a job as an electrician."
graduation. Six are already college longevity and he intends to match
Morgan worked his way up as a graduates. Six more are still in them.
Union Electrician until 1954 when he school, while one is in the Army.
Morgan runs three miles every
purchased the company he worked
Although a devout Christian at other day. has been skiing actively
fdr, the W.W. Gettys Electrical Hobart. he and his Bishop decided since 1947, golfs in the 90's, and
Company which operates in the that priesthood was not going to be a plays a nifty game of tennis. He exPlattsburg area. He headed this part of his future. He had opposed plains his continual athletic,
company until recently. With his the colleclinn of money in Church vocational and academic interests in
earnings as a contractor. Morgan while he wasconducting Sunday ser- his philosophy of life.
built a drive-in Movie theatre, a vices. He said. "1 am against
Maintaining Fitness
trailer park, and some real estate
hypocrisy in the organizations fron"I believe the body atrophies from
developments. He also served on his ting Christianity, especially in the lack of use. People become older
local school board for a dozen years, Church itself."
faster from not maintaining their
was an adult education Art teacher
Morgan in his college youth was muscle tone. Peopleatrophy menialior a decade, and taught in his un- very active politically. His views then ly too when they lose their inion's Apprentice Training School for leaned strongly to the Left. He saw a
three years.
strong connection between the
Morgan is proud to be a union c l a s s l e s s s o c i e t y and the
member and is still very active on Brotherhood of Christianity. He has
many levels. He notes, however, "As modified his views since then.
(ZNS) A study made by the Wall
a conlractor, I was an employer
"At one point." Morgan recounts,
Street Journal has found that most
negotiating with the same men who "I wasasked to leave Hobart because
of the governmental regulatory
were my union brothers." He said of my involvement in a poster
agencies in Washington are actually
that he was quite sympathetic to his program protesting the firing of a
controlled or manipulated by the
employees' needs. For instance, he Professor. I was later reprieved
corporations they a re supposed tube
extended hospital coverage to his though by the Administration which
workers before the local union did. reconsidered and felt that their
According to the Journal,
Yet he often dreamed of acquiring original request was far too harsh a
regulatory agencies such as the
It is academic degree. When the New penalty for my involvement in the
Federal Power Commission, the
York Slate Continuing Education campaign as 1 only drew pictures for Civil Aeronautics Board, the
Maritime Commission, the
. - M W U I i - m i i i i i u v *-Villliii33IUH, VI1U
quisitiveness and imagination after
they complete their formal education."
"People get into their own world,
' occupy their own little niche and do
not see beyond this, they can't see
new ideas and new people ahead or
them. It is easier for them to be reactionary, critical of the innovators
and liberals, because the innovators
and liberals have the opportunity to
fail. And most people are
traumatical^ afraid of failure. Thus
I feel people are content to stand pat
rather than risk to advance."
.Advice to Students
He advises students today to constantly strive to improve the mind
and body. He sees those who do as
not only benefitting themselves, but
also helping mankind. He
recommends that more people consider craft-oriented careers if they
possess the requisite mechanical
skills along with an adroit mind. To
further the training of craftsmen, he
has been urging the International
Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
to found its own system of Universities which would be partly
vocational and partly academic.
After forty yearsof labor, Morgan
reflects favorably on his career in
construction. "Construction is never
boring. One never approaches the
same problem in the same way. You
get immediate returns on your accomplishments. You areableto see a
project develop from the raw
material stage to a living entity
within two or three years. This
demands constant imagination and
innovation to solve both technical
and practical problems. Construction is .outdoor work, thus it keeps
one physically active. It is always
changing and requires keeping up on
new trends, especially electricity."
Comparing the two distinct
phases of his academic career,
Morgan feels there was more insistence to develop and compose
written thoughts in essay form in the
thirties and prefers this method to
the prevalent Multiple Choice Tests
today, which he finds limits the imagination and constructive thinking
of the test taker. He admires the
openness in social relations today in
college, and applauds the tearing
down of the double standard, the
drift towurd less status symbols, and
the greater respect for personal and
intellectual integrity.
Corporations Rule Regulatory Agencies
Securities and Exchange Commission, and the Interstate Commerce
Commission maintain what the
Journal calls "a cozy relationship"
with the companies they allegedly
Dubious Activities
The Journal study found thai a
high percentage of the commissioners appointed to the
regulating agencies come directly
1111; corporations
i n I p u i t t l IU 11a being
The study also found that
numerous commissioners have been
accepting gifts and paid junkets
provided them by the industries they
regulate. In addition, says the Journal, many commissioners use their
agency appointments as "steppingstones" that is, retiring from the
commission to accept highly-paid
jobs with the same corporations they
once regulating.
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Victorious Democrats Must Handle Inflation / Q A in on Ecuador Coup
(AP) Democrats have amassed a political weaponry for
their 1976 White House Challenge, but have also incurred the burden ofdcaling with the nation's economic
lite same off-year election victories that tightened
their grip on Congress and the nation's biggest states
confronted Democrats with a situation in which they
must now produce on the pivotal issues of inflation and
Otherwise, they lace a 1976 presidential race against a
President Ford sounding the "do-nothing Congress'.'
theme thai carried President Harry S. Truman to victory
in 1948.
From National Chairman Robert S.Strauss down,
Democratic leaders declared that Tuesday'smandate
provides an opportunity lor nutionul leadership in key
areas, primarily in dealing with the country's economic
"The opportunity begins tonight." Strauss told
celebrating Democrats at party headquarters.
Democrats Put To The Test
Sen. George McGovern, the 1972 Democratic
presiden tin I candidate, and Sen. Walter F. Mnndalc,
who hopes to be the next standard-bearer, warned of a
1976 backlash if Democrats failed to produce.
Some Republicans seemed inclined to give the
Democrats a chance to show what or if—they could
produce, "lite ball is in their court," said House
Republican Leader John J. Rhodes.
The burden of producing may fall most heavily on the
heretofore disorganized House Democrats with
aggressive liberals within the parly's caucus seeking to
take the lead.
Rep. Phillip Burton of California, an outspoken
liberal, is already running for the post oi caucus chairman with an avowed goal of welding the party into a
more organized force.
Whatever degrees of success he achieves, however, few
expect the House, despite the Democratic two-thirds
majority, to become the "veto-proof" body against
yvhich Ford had campaigned.
In fact, the Senate, with a somewhat smaller
Democratic percentage, may pose an even greater threat
to the President since about IU Republican liberals
generally support the Democrats.
The problems faced by Democrats, with their new
riches, arc more than matched by those of President
Ford. He heads into the final two years of his presidential
term with the weakest Republican party in a decade.
Both organizationally and ideologically, Ford faces
difficulties in gearing up for a 1976 presidential race his
aides still see as possible.
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(ZNS) Former C.I. A. agent Philip Agce has charged that the Central Intelligence Agency was deeply involved in the overthrow of two reformist
governments in Ecuador in the early I960's.
Agee. who is now living in England and writing a book on his C.I.A. activities, spells out the agency's alleged involvement in Ecuadorinan interview
in the current Rolling Stone.
Agec states that he was assigned as a "case officer" for the C.I.A. in
Ecuador In I960, and operated on a $500,000 (dollar) budget which was used
lo manipulate political events in that country.
Secret Destabilizing Programs
He states thai Ihc C.I.A. decided to created political desturbunces in
Ecuador against two reformist Presidents -Velasco and Aroscmena—
because of their pro-Cuba leanings.
Agee reports that covert "destabilizing" programs were carried out by the
C.I. A. with the help of several high-placed Ecuadorian officials who were on
the C.I.A. payroll. Among those on the payroll, says Agee, was a member of
the Ecuadoran legislature who later became Ecuador's Vice President.
Forged Documents Used
The former C.I.A. spy says thai one method used lo discredit tics with
Cuba was to plant a forged document on a leading radical organizer. Agec
slides that when the organizer visited Cuba, a tube of toothpaste, containing
a forged document detailing Cuban plans to overthrow the government of
Ecuador, was placed in the man's bag.
The toothpaste tube was discovered and opened, the man arrested and a
lew months later Ecuador broke off relations with the Castro government
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NOVEMBER 12, 1974
Students Grumble Over Food Service, Housing, Attica
library to publicize the plight of the
ditional construction in the Library,
renewed until a University comAttica brothers.
walkway construction, and im(SASU) .: Dissatisfied students believed the FSA; had become a
mittee on FSA's reports, and that
Twenty-five then went up to the
provements in the student game
have been rumbling actively and en "decadent corporation." Rally
committee is expected to call for
Student Affairs Office and for three
masse at several campuses across
board representation equally dividhours demanded that University
' little since it was converted from a
much press coverage because the adSUNY.
ed between students, faculty, and adresources be made available to the
storage room.
Over 500 Potsdam students rallied
ministrators. Lockhart would reject
. Attica brothers defense. They voted
Administration Backs Students
recently to protest poor and. apthis proposal because students are
to leave the office peacefully because
Fenton explained that he called
The vote to fire the food service
parently wasteful foodservices; close
the ones who use FSA services.
they believed that "the cause has
realizto 300 Canton students protesting director was overturned when
been brought to the people."
Members of the SUNY Faculty
cramped student living space jamm- members of the administration and
Senate which met Friday in the CanA spokesman said the demonstrabe done. "I thought the administracollege Council, who don't usually
ed their student union as Chancellor
ton Ag. & Tech. student union had
tion would be mad at us, but the tion was called because the Universiattend
Boyer arrived last week, and 100
to shove their way through students
President wasall for it. They usually ty is part of the State system which is
up. "Those people are just going
students at Stony Brook decried
crowded into the student union durgo against us, but this time they're prosecuting certain Attica Inmates.
maltreatment of Attica prisoners.
ing a rally called the day before by
right behind us, "he said. Boyer will The Attica Brigade is demanding
There have been minor outbursts in
student President Dave Fenton.
meet with Fenton and Canton Presi- that prisoners be given adequate
the last month at Binghamton and
Fenton told students to stay where
dent Earl McArthur in Albany later food, a .minimum wage for wink
FSA work," he added.
Brockport as small groups of
they were. "Maybe they (the faculty)
done, and end to letter censorship,
this month.
students protested campus military
will tell Boyer when he gets here how
effective narcotics treatment, and
Thomas Barrington contends that
little space we have."
29 in front of the Stony Brook adequate medication.
the FSA Board is responsible to him,
The Potsdam rally focused on an
The academic space at Canton is
FSA Board of Directors vote to and he was against the firing of
built to accomodate 3000 students,
overturn a previous decision to fire
but the dorm and student activity
it is a "conflict of interest when an
food'service director Andy Johnson,
space is designed for just 1000. Some
administration control of the FSA,
2300 students now attend Canton,
and conflicts cf interest within the
and all the men are tripled in the
allocates funds for "administrative
FSA. The rally occurred during
by Brent Kigner
expenses" which Lockhart says in- dorms.
Parents'Weekend. "We thought it
Entitled The Students' Will, U2 and tt3. another couple in a series of hills
When he arrived, Boyer agreed to
would be educational for the
aimed at improving facilities in the Campus Center were introduced in Cenmeet
Student V.P. Steve Immerman
parents," student Vice-President
out a lot that was wrong," Fenton tral Council last Wednesday night. Like the first of the group, which passed
and SASU President Dan Kohanc
Steve Immerman told a meeting of
said, "but he wrotcdown very little." recently, these bills we re intended as recommendations fro m Central Council
Adthe Student Association of the State
Boyer said that little could be done to the FSA Hoard of Directors.
University of New York in Cortland.
Where bill H\ was a proposal for the renovation of the Ralhskellnr,
about the dorm situation—he could
camThe rally was preceded by rallies
not justify construction when Iherc Wednesday's bills suggested that FSA divest itself of the ever-unprofitable
responsiat the beginning of the academic year
are empty dorms just ten milesaway Barbershop to open up space for a proposed record co-op, and that conn nl til
ble for what goes on at a campus. But
and was followed by a rally last Friat Potsdam. But he did agree to look Ihe pool, ping-pong and pinball operations be turned over In Student
SUNY Cenlral is not sure if the camday. The rallies were called when
into larger refunds for students in Association. Although there was general agreement on the principles behind
pus president has veto power over
conventional channels for change
particularly cramped quarters on the Ihe bills, both hit snags over technical aspects. As u result, the record co-op
Board decisions under the not-forwere exhausted. "We've reached an
bill, which passed by a 2-1 margin, has been marked for veto by S. A. 1'iesithird floor.
profit corporation law.
impass," student President Ken
Boyer also agreed to push for ad- dent Curran, and the pool bill was passed only after its primary clause uns
No FSA contracts are being
Lorkhart said, and he added that he
1 removed.
Opponents of the record co-op bill brought up Ihe possibility lhal there
Pihchas Sapir, Chairman of the
may be a betler use than the record co-op for the space that would be vacated
Jewish Agency and former Israeli
Also, it was pointed out that, just as check-cashing is a studcnt-orienied
Minister of Finance, will speak in the
money-losing operation, the barbershop provides a similar non-profii service
C C . Assembly Hall on Thursday,
language study and other opporto faculty. Councilperson Lewis Fidler denied that faculty could extern! ;i
Youth fares are still being sold in
tunities are available. A paying jobj November 14. Sapir will talk to valid argument on this point on behalf of the barbershop since il is students'
Canada. Students who want to see
students and faculty between 2:30
in Europe serves to earn back all or
money in the form of a mandatory contract meal plans that subsidizes .ill
Europe should think about going
and 3:30, and will talk with people
most of the trip costs, and formal
while the cost is still low, because
from the community between 3:45 these operations.
language study can add useful
there is talk of doing away with the
As with the previous bill. Council felt that the pool and pinball bill should
and 4:30.
The Judaic Studies
academic credits to any record. In
Canadian Youth lures. If this
have been belter researched before being introduced. Since the hill's inDepartment
any case, the experience alone will
happens it will raise the cost of a routroducers could provide littlo information on the viability of their proposiappearance.
add a helpful line to a job application
nd trip Youth fare from Montreal to
Once regarded as the second most tion. Council decided to investigate the matter further before passing u
al any lime in the future.
London and return 10 Montreal,
powerful figure in Israel, afterdolda recommendation on to FSA.
Most of the paying jobs available
from the present $283 to something
These bills appear to be the beginning of a response to President Cumin's
Meir, Sapir refused to take a Cabinet
over $600 -quite an increase.
position when Yitzchak Rabin constant reminder that, with students now constituting 50% of Ihe Hoard ol
and restaurants. Wages range from
The only sure way to beat a ban on
became Israel's Prime Minister last Directors, the lime for action on FSA may be at hand.
$200 a month, plus lips, up to more
Youth fares is to buy one now and
year. Currently, Sapir is studying
In reaction lo the recent affair of the Alton Smith donations and Ihe (mi em
than $450 a month depending on
use the first part of the ticket us soon
the problems of Jews living outside /Saunders concert. Council directed to Solicitations Committee a hill thai
your position, and free room and
as you can. Then the return portion
Israel. As chairman of the Jewish would prevent a rcoccurrancc of such mandatory or quusi-mandalorv conhoard is provided with each job. The
is good for one year at the Youth fare
Agency, he is responsible for tributions in connection with SA events. '
free room and board means thai all
price. Youth fare tickets are also
promoting interest in Israel in the
your wages a re cash in hand for your
In finance action. Council appropriated $400 to ACT for stipends .mil
refundable at any lilne.
countries he visits.
own use as there is little or nothing to
S5I0 lo Na Dene, an anthropoligical club, and postponed action on
pay out for living costs.
allocations lo A MIA and Women's Lib.
Once in Europe, temporary jobs.
Barbershop Out, Record
Co-op in. Says Council
SA Lawyer Leventhal Handles Landlord Complaint*
by Roianne Reiieb
Behind the typical law firm title
"Rosenblum and Leventhal," works
an energetic woman attorney Linda
Leventhal. "1 love every minute of
my work with students," she says,
her voice r e s o u n d i n g with
enthusiasm on a rainy, Monday
morning. She settles back in a brown
leather chair in her small office, a
toy-like, humorous statuette With
the caption "Sue the Bastard" sitting
atop her desk.
"We're a firm of lawyers ranging
.in ages from 28-36," Leventhal, an
Albany Law School graduate, says
of herself and her four male
colleagues who are retained by the
Student Association to provide free
legal advice to university students.
"We're young enough to relate to the
students and really understand their
The S.A. lawyers offer free office
or telephone consultation for
students from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekly. Sanford Rosenblum holds office
on campus evcryTuesday night.and
Leventhal works out of the S.A.
lawyers' office at 732 Madison
Leventhal, 8A attorney, leads a hectic, but Mllilylng, schedule.
Avenue daily. Besides advising
students, the lawyers have their own
private practices.
Landlord Complaints
The most common student complaint Leventhal receives is against
landlords. "When a student calls, the
first thing I'll ask him is, 'Who's your
landlord?' IVc come to know the
good ones and the bad ones," she
says. Most students call Leventhal
for advice on breaking leases and
pressuring landlords to make needed
repairs in apartments.
Because of the large number of
student complaints, Leventhal does
not represent students in court. "It
would be impractical to defend every
student," she says, "in cases where
one student complains about
another, how does one defend both
students in court?" she questions. "1
advise a student on how to initiate a
legal action or defend himself
against one." Leventhal also
arranges bail for any student who
has been arrested.
"Students win the most cases in
small claims courts," Leventhal continues, her eyes wide with interest
from behind gray tinted glasses. "If a
cleaning service ruins a student's
jacket, I'll advise him to file his own
suit and prepare a defense. The
process is simple in small claims
court because no rules of evidence
exist. It's satisfying for the student to
see justice at work."
Each student lawyer is both a
general practitioner and a specialist.
"We're all uniquely qualified," she
quips. While Rosenblum deals with
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someone polluting,
point it out.
NOVEMBER 12, 1974
NOVEMBER 12, 1974
criminal cases, Leventhal specializes
in domestic relationships, particularly divorces, separations, and
child custody.
"Divorce cases are nerve racking
but interesting," she states. "Many
women seek my legal counsel
because I'm a female, but just at
many men ask for my help too. I
think they see me as a mother image."
"A lawyer's first obligation in a
divorce case is to try to save the
marriage," Leventhal says, her jovial
expression becoming serious. "I've
had many cases where all it took was
a little bit of talking between the husband and the wife to end the divorce
proceedings. If counsel fails, a
lawyer is then responsible for making an equitable settlement."
She pauses, thinks, and identifies
another area that poses legal tangles
for the student: the Telephone Company. Five years ago, twenty five
telephones on campus were accidentally tied up to the university
switchboard. The students using
these phones were not being billed
for their calls, and took advantage of
the situation by calling such places as
South America. At the end of the
year, the telephone company discovered their mistake and sent out
bills of $800 and $1000. "The
students were legally bound to pay,"
she said.
A coughing spell interrupts
Leventhal, so she sips water from a
little dixie cup. Unperturbed, she
continues, "If a person moves out of
his suite or apartment without paying his share of the telephone bill, the
other inhabitants are responsible for
total p a y m e n t . It's like a
Leventhal finds il most difficult to
give legal advice in cases of motor
vehicle violations. "It's simply the
s t u d e n t ' s word against the
Working amongall mules presents
lew problems, says Lcventhal who is
single. "I find they treat me as a
woman and as an equal, yet they
recognize my unique problems. They
understand if 1 have lo leave work
early lo prepare a dinner parly. I'm
respected as a professional, but Ihe
men slill pick up my lab when we go
out to cat," she kids.
"The hours arc incredible, I arrive
al the office at 7:30 a.m. and leave at
d p.m. That doesn't include the
nights I have to appear in court."
Although Ihe office maintains a 24hour answering service lo handle late
night calls. Leventhal says her
telephone number is listed in Ihe
local directory if a student finds it
necessary to contact her immediately. "Regardless of the late hour, I'm
still going lo help Ihe student."
People Gel Priority
While the demands of her student
and private practices often seem
monumental, she feels she maintains
a satisfactory balance between both
realms."When the pace gets too hectic," she says glancing al a neat pile
of paper on hei desk, "I just put aside
the paperwork. People, students or
non-students, always come first."
Dec. 14
J,n 1e
Review Courses
Now Being Formed
Evening Classes
For Information Contact:
Joseph A. Urso
Testing Review Service
42 Norwood Ave.
Albany, N. Y. I2208
or . .
Cull: 489-I254
Skis—brand naw Atomic • "Supramt'
• US", Fisher • super OT*s, K2-Two'i.
Bad oflar SSO or up. Solomon 444
bindingsalto. 4375340.
1966 Chavy Wagon, $200 or bast
oflar. Mutt sail immediately. CaH Joo,
Garrard $1X2 turntable with base
and dust cover. 3 speeds. Ready to
ploy. $40. Coll 436-7044.
1968 Oidsmobile convertible. Good
Condition. tlOO. Coll John 457-7968.
Brown snorkle jacket, size: small.
Great condition. $13.00. Coll 7-5293.
Must Sellll Electrophonic stereo, Garrard 6-200C turntable, AM-FM stereo
radio, B-track play and record, air
suspension speakers. Only 6 months
old, best offer. Coll 7-4707 eves.
Dynaco A-25 speakers, "Bett-Buy",
Consumer Reports, less than 1 yr. old,
sell pair $100. Call Harvey, 7-7952.
Parti'69 Valiant, 438-8123,
Royal portable electric typewriter.
Very reasonable. Call 465-8582
Two 15" VW snow tires on rims 4-ply
low mileage $50. 436-9441.
Dear Kalimba Man: I've been absolutely distraught. My morning
coffee and English Muffin with
strawberry jam haven't tasted the
same since you left. Where have you
been?—Harried Harriet.
Dear Harriet: I've been here all
along. By the way, marmalade is
good for the nerves. So is a Kalimba.
$15 delivered. Marc 462-9929.
For Sale: 3 speed Schwinn—
reasonable condition—$20. Call Phil
For Sale: Reel to reel tape deck with
tapes. Excellent condition. $125 or
best offer. Call 457-7814. Ask for
House in Colonic, 1 bedroom for rent
available from December on. Monthly rent $55. Call 4890049 ask for
Roommate wanted, $80 per month,
includes utilities, close to busline, call
Mountain Top Farm. 200 acres—
$100 a month inc. utilities. Need
another mature couple to share. One
hour drivo from Albany. Write Box M
c/o Washington Park Spirit. 184
Washington Ave., Albany.
1 or 2 males needed for really nice
apt. on South Main—need cor. 4892497.
Need roommate, $70/month, Immediate opening, 436-9960, or Sieve
T. 438-0108 (leave message). ,
2 brge sleeping rooms/clean, utilities
furnished, centrally located on bus
Una. Suitable for teacher, business
parson or student. Call 462-6983 - 7
a.m. to 10 a.m. or after 10 p.m.
Ride wanted to Washington, D.C. Friday, 1 1 / 1 3 returning Sunday,
11/17. Please coll Allyn at 462-1247.
Ride needed to Michigan State. Call
Gerry 7-8722
Typing, tape transcription, my home,
reasonable. Call Pat, 765-3633.
Light trucking, reasonable rates,
John, Run 438-8123.
Country-rock group—BADGE is now
in Albany area, reasonable rates.
Call Ken 463-6423 or Rick 463-2917.
OVERSEAS JOBS—Australia, Europe, S.America, Africa. Students all
professions and occupations $700 to
$3000 monthly. Expenses paid, overtime, sightseeing, Free information.
Box 603, Dept. B-5, Corte Madera,
CA. 94925.
Students—Ultraprolong is in. Call Al
or Gary at 438-1802.
Typing done in my home. 869-2474.
Typing done in my home. 482-8432.
4th SUNYA Annual European Ski
Tour. St. Anton, Austria Jan. 5,1975 Jan. 15, 1975. $399 inclusive. John
Morgan 457-4831.
Every moment I spend with you is
precious to me...
Happy Anniversary, Darlingl
Are your feet ready? Mine are.
You little patootie. I'll be there to
snuggle and huggle you tonight.
your Blinky Balguma
To:Beth, Judy, Laurie, Sharon, Sue,
Ellen, Sherry, Kevin, Paul, Dean, Jack
Roses are red,
Violets are blue;
Gee, a girl sure is lucky,
To have friends like you.
Thanks for making my 18th so speciall
Love, Diane
know it
Ecology Freaks: Environmental group
needs dedicated people to help with
community organizing and fundraising drive in the Capital District,
Full and part-time positions. Fair pay.
No experience necessary. Call 4634859, after 11 a.m. for interview.
I'm so glad things are back
together again. Let me see the
sparkles in your eyes.
After you snuggle and huggle me
I'm gonna cuddle you and then...I
can't say.
We want people who like to talk on
the telephone, part time or full time,
days or evenings. Call Mr. Spiegal at
459-9000. Name your own hours,
chance for advancement.
Hortence, your lovie
Babysitter needed: a kind, responsible person to take care of a five-year
old. Thursday evenings. $1 an hour
Advertising Sales, Part/Fulltime,
Schenectady, Complete training.
Happy Seventeenth, you Schmuckl
P.S. Chem Majors Suck.
XXX Bio Major
Andy Bomb,
The LA-E Fan Club says "YEAHI
Fuckdooles" whenever we listen to
your show,
Eric Longslime +RRRosss +The Big J +
Susan The Humungus Cunt.
Frodo Gave his Finger for Us
Magic Being
The chase goes on
Found: For the team that played TXO
in league IV Basketball. I accidently
took one of your basketballs. Call Les
7-7850 to confirm.
Two people needed for country
homo. Large room, vegetarians
preferred. Car nocossary. $30 each,
plus utilities. 8693077 evenings.
Reward for Koy ring, lost 11/5/74.
Many koys, including two VW koy*.
Finder call 482-0849. Leave metiugo
lor Chris.
3 bedroom, unfurnished, utilities Included, busline
$125 month, 465-8620
Lost: Blue Tim ox between Indian und
intermural games Sunday. Maureen
"Mala looking for Warmth and Companionship"
call Timber 7-7980
• ( • - t o w Society is sponsoring a
trip to the Naw York State Court of
Appeals Thursday November 14
Anyone interested, please sign-up in
University College.
Psychology: Dr. James McConnell,
Professor of Psychology, at the University of Michigan will bo speaking
on "Memory Transfer in Planarla" or
"You Are What You EAT"!!! H will be
held on November 14 at 8 p.m. in l.C.
3. It should be interesting! Please
Dear Trudy,
Nancy, Maria, Ellen, Mlndy, Jan,
Bug, f red, Horace and everyone else
wish you the best birthday everl
Dear Robert,
I am your prisoner
Shackled within your shell.
The way I need you baby—
No words could evei tell.
You mean everything to me.Have
a Wonderful Birthday.
I love you.
Fuck you. I never said you were. If you
ever come out of your shell, finish
your sentence:
I'm just . . .
Student, Male, 21 gives self two
weeks before jumping off tower. If
you know good reason why not
please write P.O. Box 203 FF
To:the Piano Player HKF and Thursday,
Where have you been strangers?
Come up and see us sometime.
Suite 1701
Spend an Evening Gambling at State
Quad's CASINO NIGHT— U-Lounge
of State Quad—Saturday November
16th at 9 p.m.—$1.00 with Quad
Card,$1.50 without—Albums Auctioned off and Mixed Drinks too!
6811 Burfie lucks outl
See you at Cornell!
Wanted desperately—a used portable cassette tape recorder. Call
Chuck 7-4032
Attention Mr. Rick Olson,
Please report immediately to
Health Service in response to your
positive V.D. test.
Each year, every woman
should have a Pap test. It's
the best way to find oul if
you're free of cervical cancer.
The lest is painless, and lakes
only a few minutes. It can
save you suffering. It can
save your life. Please have
a Pap test. Soon. Very soon.
Cancer Society $
Tuesday November 12 at 7:30
p.m., the Society of Physics Students
will hold elections for officers for next
semester. Also on the agenda will be
a discussion of some important
departmental matters. All physics
students are urged to come. Meeting
will be held in Physics Lounge.
4+2+ {Four plus two plus) Holiday
Sing meeting, November 13, 9:30.
4+2 Basement. All invited. Questions
call Lori 7-5236.
Important meeting of the
Munchftin Club All members please
CammiHirry Service far Spring 7 3
it closed. The course wM reopen during drop-add week.
Community Service PaosWa: If
you have not yet gotten a placement
and would liko to work in a ' V.A.
Hospital sponsored foster home with
middle aged and older psychiatric
patients, please call Jay or Sue at
attend, Tuesday, November 12 at
8:00 p.m. in H U H 8.
Jewish Student's Coalition, Holiday Sing Moating, Dutch Quod
Cafeteria, Thursday November 14,
7:30 p.m. All welcomed
1- heMul __) __• _l_.l__
r w t i m sV-kpir nekwfj ew mn wwrtw?
wide Jewish Agency and one of the
moti iftflu#AffHii men to file •foow
Oove rnment H conwrtcj to eWiTAi lie
will spaak with studants an Thursday,
November 14 from 2:30-3:30 In tho
Campus Canter Assembly Hod. Don't
miss this rare opportunity.
Volunteers are needed to work at
tho rVeeie-Orled Coffee Nevso
Thursdays, Fridays or Saturdays. CaH
Roger at 489-3132 for mora kifermo-
402-3311 out. S66. Car required.
Attention All Community Service
Students: Evaluation sessions are
now going on. Attendance at ana
seminar is mandatory!!
There will be an important mooting
of tho Catteti Mouse Committee this
Sunday at 7 p.m. All those interested
please attend. If you cannot attend
call Roger at 489-3152.
Interested in working in tho
Capital for academic credit? Call
Danny 7-3336..
Any ttudenh desiring to tee a
Used l o o * fxrhenae materialize for
noRt semester contact Mooreen
DeMoio at 437-5211.
Newman Associatfen Deify Mow
Schedule: Monday and Friday:
11:10 a.m., 12:10 Communion Sefvice; Tuesday, Wednesday, ond
Thursday: 11:10 a.m. and 4:15 p.m.
All at the Campus Center
Forming Star Trek tan Club
Meetings 11:30-12:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, 2nd Floor
Mahican Hall; Faculty Advisors
O'Harra and J.V. will attend opening
Rugby Club Meeting* Contact
Frank at 7-4504 or Stuart 7-5085, for
an enjoyable game and the spring
Looking forChrisfian Fellowship?
Praise God with us every Friday night
at 7 p.m. in CC 315.
There will be a meeting of the
luso-Brazilfan Club on Wednesday,
November 13 at 8:30 p.m. in the
Fireside Lounge of the Campus
Center. Anyone interested should
Starting November 24, 1974 and
every Sunday thereafter a tennitnet
will be put up in Gym C of the Physical
Education Building from 2-4 p.m. A
sign-up sheet in the main officeof the
Millet Reclamation Program...
The second collection pick-up for
Miller beer cans, bottles and keg
stickers is Wednesday, November 13
between 3-4 p.m. Colonial 3-3:15;
State 3:15-3:30; Indian 3:30-3:45;
and Dutch 3:45-4:00. Remember that
$4,000 worth of prizes will be given
to the top 5 on-campus groups that
have the most points after the third
collection. Questions? Ivan 7-8927 or
Kevin 7-8716.
An introductory lecture and discussion on Eckankar, the Ancient
Science of Total Awareness, will be
held in room 370 in the campus
center, on Friday, November 15 at
7:30 p.m. Eckankar is the key for unlocking the secrets of the universe. It is
proof of the survival of man, after
death, for it gives evidence that all
things have life beyond this physical
plane, including animals, plants and •
Ul tiff
Student Health
Women Workshop
"BirthControl" Rim: In Spanish and
Date: November 12
Place: Campus Center Rm. 315
Time: 7:30
Speakers: Dr. Hood and Dr. Constantino.
Open to public.
Auditions for Telethon 1975 are
beginning Monday, November IB.
Pick up applications at theC.C. Information Desk. Available dates and
times are listed at the desk.
* t •
There are Free
available now in downtown Albany.
No rent, just utilities. This is
legitimate! Interested? Call Stu 4826742 after 6 p.m. or 457-6542 during
the day and leave your name and
number. Sponsored by O.C.S.C.
funded by S.A.
Zero Population Growth group
organizing for action and awareness
on campus and in capital district.
People needed for present activities
and developing new projects. For
further information: Eric Kuehn Box
112, Dutch Quad, SUNYA or 4577661. Please support ZPG.
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Off fJaffisMfi 9 M*4w_ssf^-^3>n_ds
ond Undergrads. • • era you thuad incorrectly in the - Student CHtsjcfotyr
There wW be o table In the Cootput
Cantor lobby with correction forms
November 11.-11. t o sura your
friends con roach you. Sponsored by
Off-Campus Studants do yaw
want fteeh fruits and vegetables at
low prices? Join the feed co-op. for
details ond order form contact Student Association CC 346, 437-4342.
Sponsored by O.C.S.C.
SUNY* sVemen'tCenfe., located
at Cooper 100, State Quad, it open
from 11 -4 Monday through Thursday.
Come by and see what we have to
of for In the way of literature, relaxation and someone to talk to. All
The multi-media concert-reading
of James Joyce's Fmnegan'• Wefce
will be presented Tuesday and
Wednesday, November 12and 13at
8:30 p.m. in the lab Theatre of the
PAC, Script by Tom Smith and Harry
Staley of the English Dept.; electronic
music by Any Aldnkk; directed by
Tom Vanley as a collaborative
"horizontal" community process.
*• *
The Jewfsh Singles Club of the
Capital District will hold a dance on
Sunday evening, November 17
featuring the music of "Neon Park."
The event will take place at the
Heritage Village Apts. Social Hall,
Guild-Hand, N.Y. and will begin at
8:00 p.m. Refreshments will be
provided. The Singles Club is open to
Jewish men and women between 20
and 30 years of age. For further information Calf Temple Israel office in
Albany at 438-7858.
On Campus, a planning guide,
Thursday is open night at the
coordinated and published bimonthly by the student activities ofFreeze-Oried Coffee House. If you
fice is available at the CC informawant to play, sign up at 7:30. If you
tion desk. Get your Novemberwant to listen, performances start at B
December issue now and know what's
p.m. in the Patroon Lounge. (First
happening on campus. Supplies are
floor below Patroon Room),
i uiiiiniiniiii-mmHiiitiHiiii.MiiMiueiiiMsU.iiirsiiH
I'or appointment call:
Mon.-F.i. I p.m.-5 p.m.
Confidentiality assured.
Don't let Cindy see this.
How about it7??
Qualified undergraduates in.
Your times of Saturdays Past are
secure, but only if you stop getting up
for more ice cream.
Your Occasional Boarder
To the TXO Poops—
You have: No imagination
No organization
No bolls
Love cind Kisses, KD
PS How can you sliavt.- without any
shaving cream?
can earn 30 to 32 credits;
Why do you say that?
Happy Birthday!
Program Director will
help students secure housing,
The Staph
arrange programs and assist
Don't say goodbye—I'll bo right
them in studies throughout the
down tho hall.
Except on Mondays and Thursdays.
Arc you R-ltinR Fucked?
at tho start. September 15 to
You arc ul dept. stoics
Unite Hun) Ih.uiiiiiu Cauls
penses, transportation, tuition
June 15. Estimated living exand
lees $3200
New York
residents, $3700 out-of-state
Diwn Look HZ H.n,S3..95
f'urkcr- JZZ r..g.$34,95
il. I.tuth.r ..17. Ui'fi.VuO
mighty minute
A four to five-week
language review will be held
Wed. & I hum. only
Lovn Always.
( uriipii'. tinier Lobby
Dear Person,
I am paying.
11 P M t o 8 A M daily. Call a n y w h e r e in t h e
c o u n t r y f o r 350 or less or a n y w h e r e In
New Y o r k S t a t e f o r 250 or less.
Each additional minute costs 200 or less. These
rates apply to station-to-station calls you dial yourself, to anywhere in the U.S. except Alaska &
Hawaii. Tax not included.
For information, applications,
write T'ofessor larry Holrm.s,
"lent of Philosophy, FT
late Univ.irsity of Now
York, • lew Pall/, New York
Tel. (914) 257-2696.
Now Open
Buy your tickets from
10:00AM—4:00PM i
Monday—Friday !
in the
10 IIIII in .1:30 pin
A representative from franklin
Pierce l a w Confer in Concord, N.H.
will be on campus on Friday,
November 15 from 9 a.m. until noon.
Appointments can be made with the
secretary at University College.
philosophyand related majors
Now that you're legal let's do It 4
times a day instead of 3. Yippee.
Happy birthday.
For Rent: Furnished 4-bedroom apt.,
I block of»SUNYbusllne.479Hudson
Ave. Call 462-2896.
Hope yeu had the bast 20th Birthday everl
S. J. Jr.
The Hunter
Found: man's watch in State Quad
Parking Lot. Call 465-2840.
Dear Karen,
avaitnbfe to reserve court Mm* ana
day In advance.
Gfy £i*i
—The Most Comploat Asshole
lee Wandee,
Have a Happyl Weak-Strongl
Rosy, Jew, Mendy,
Creton, Celery.
, Peter 16th Floor Eastman
Butter Butter
Cheese Cheese
What's a Pinch
Without a Squeeze
There are reasons I don't show it
If I don't tell you soon I'll blow it
I really dig you and I want you to
Dissertation typing service 869-5225.
Jan and Deb
Hope your weekends came out
Flaming Pink
Irish Setter mixed with Cocker
Spaniel; male, 7 months, mod.
reddish-brown, black trimmed ears
and tail. Answers to Gemari. Lost on
Madison Ave. bet. Quail/Ontario.
Anyone knowing whereabouts
plea so call 465-9506. Reward
Roommate for psychology student,
female 434-1248.
Ride wanted: from Schenectady to
SUNYA, Monday—Friday and back.
Arrive by 9 a.m. leave soon after 5
p.m. " F a r e " negotiable. Call
Maggie, 7-8339.
• ., . ,
Mark a n d !
Happy Bkthdays.Happy Birthdays.
Stop mlmmicking me. Stop mim-i
mlcking ma. Anyway, one legal, ana
intense and one lltHe boot to send us
on our way, Maiel tovl
NOVEMBER 12, 1974
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editorial / comment
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Thiiwillnot bethtlssutep. Wehavetoftceallthertruggles-mUitary.political.econornic
and social. 1 do not claim for a minute that we have solved then proNerm."
tsnett PremUr Yilzchak Rabin
In a speech on his government's new austerity pim
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Furor over Forer
l/FW9 the boycott,
Teamsters and Gallo
Because of the actions of its chairman, the Sociology Department is coming apart at
the seams. The controversy building within the department threatens to tear its foundations away due primarily to intense intra-departmental dislike for Ray Forer the
Department Chairman. The situation in the department can only grow worse, unless
President Benezet decides to begin the search for a new chairman. The already crippled
department is trying to bind itself together—at least until after the State Education
Department sends in its scholars to rate the department. Students do not need to be
strung along for the ride by, the Administration which appears to be waiting until at
least January before committing itself and the University to another three year
renewal. Come January they will probably re-appoint this man who has shown a
record of intimidation and abuse of his firing powers by eliminating thoe who speak
out against him.
Forer admits he may have been in error in some of his past actions. "Perhaps my
wording was a bit harsh in some cases. I would apologize for that, but I do not think the
substance of anything I said was in error." He was referring to several letters of
transmittal to the Council on Promotions and Continuing Appointments in which he
stooped to personal insults against people who were up for either tenure or promotion.
He has put at least one letter of apology into one department member's file, but this
name-calling indicates an unprofessional manner (at best) in approaching his job.
Department members feel more than uncomfortable around the man. Forer pins the
blame for this attitude on four tenured faculty who are out to "get him." But it appears
that more than simply those four are opposed to what has been described as his
"ruthless" tactics. The problem is that the junior faculty members do not want to say
anything, for fear of being denied tenure, and the graduate students are afraid to openly criticize the man, for fear that their degrees will be jeopardized. Six junior faculty
members once criticized Forer for not allowing them to participate in the selection
process for a new chairman. Not one of these six is now teaching at SUN YA: all were
subsequently denied reappointment, before they even reached tenure review.
By no means is the administration clean in this whole affair. The name of Sirotkin
and Kendall continually reappear wherever there is a question of denial of a faculty
member's academic rights. In this case, Sirotkin ignored protests by senior faculty
members over the way the department was being run. They did not listen to grievances
by faculty who complained about treatment within the department.
The situation within this department is in some respects akin to that of other
departments, but other departments do not have the chairman, who some feel may not
be able to get tenure at another university. They do not have a chairman who uses intimidation and coercion to make people agree to his policies. They do not have a chairman who is afraid of anyone who he thinks could look better than him in an evaluation.
They do not have a chairman who openly admits he does not know the new methods in
his': discipline.
It is now up to the administration. Will they keep this man who uses phrases like a
"caricature of an academic" to describe his colleagues. Will they continue to condone
the actions, merely because the power of the chairmanship is behind him, or will they
seek someone new, someone else from the department, who could come in with a
strong background, someone who could remedy the battered department and construct one that does not have to spend time rebutting accusations their chairman
The answer to those questions is self-evident. The ad ministration - President Benezet
and Vice-President Sirotkin - must decide to deny reappointment. But this is not
enough, they must also account for their failure to respond to complaints from faculty
members, complaints voiced three years ago and longer.
Post Script
It is curious that in light of the trauma of Watergate, due in great part to the efforts at
its cover-up, that the administration would take such great pains to conceal discontent
within its walls. Surely it is no great crime to admit that some administrative and
academic appointments were made in haste, or turned out unsuccessfully. It would be
too much to ask of anyone that every decision be the right one. The cloud of suspicion
only arises at overt attempts to hide the facts, to cover-up.
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Chances Are Things Could Change
ttby Steve
The Democratic Party is nowfirmlyen- matter how loud the Democratic attempts al
trenched in power on the federal level of taking credit for it, it will almost certainly be
government. It is interesting to attempt some the President, and
predictions of how the party will dissipate its
Republicans, who will gain mosl from un imadvantage by 1976.
proved economic situation. This gam in
It is a simple truth of our two party system prestige can safely be translated ml" adthat fortunes rise and fall with each turn of ditional Republican seats.
events. What appears to bean invincible front
of Democrats might easily crumble in a
.1. President Ford may also attempt m make
relatively short period of time. What are some political hay of the party situation i! his
of the possibilities?
policies lag in effectiveness. He could pnssibh
1. The Democrats could proceed on the point to particular instances of Democratic
assumption that this year's elections were a snubbing of Presicjeptial legislation and amisweeping mandate far them, instead of the plain that his hitjiiU Were tied by a partisan.
truth; that Americans have merely repudiated unyielding Congim,
If the Dcmoctah
the Republican party. Perhaps repudiate is
handle the charge,incorrectly,
or have no
too harsh a term; reprimand is perhaps more viable defense to the executive attack, ihe>
applicable. Anyway, the Democrats may be could again have difficulties in maiiitammc
templed by circunstanccs to nominate u man their huge edge.
such as George McGovcrn, someone with u
4. Finally, a scandal of a sensational luiiuit
limited appeal, for the Presidency again. He could hit the Democratic parly. I Ins '•wins
proved his inexperience with some un- the most unlikely possibility, especially in Ihe
believable campaign blunders in 1972, and by aftermath of Watergate, but there is always a
emphasizing some possible legislation that
remote chance. If something like this ocwas attacked mercilessly and successfully by curred, In the nature, of say, key Democratic
Richard Nixon and other Republicans.
leaders being exposed as having taken bribes
The point is, though, lhat a weak
from lobbyists, the results could be as disDemocratic nominee would quite possibly astrous
to the -Democratic Pari) as
lengthen the coaltails of the Republican, and
Watergate was to the Republicans.
at the very least, reduce the Democrats'
To those who suy it would be illogical In
holdings to a figure well below the over two- think the Democrats would commit >mcti
thirds of Ihc scats they now control. Inciden- follies, one can only say that while Watergate
tally, with Ted Kennedy out of the race, none placed all politicians on guard, ii could noi
of the present aspirants for the nomination possibly eliminate greed. As Nixon's scandal
seem overly dangerous to Prcsideni ford.
slowly fades from public consciousness,
politicians will tend to become less careful and
2. Ford could see his economic policies bear naturally be more susceptible to temptation
fruit in the form of reduced unemployment
II is definitely a possibility to keep in die back
and a reasonably lessened rale of inflation. If
of our minds.
his programs follow the plan, noticeable improvement will occur sometime in lute 1975 or
Yes, power is an amazing thing. Hut it is an
early 1976,
ebb and flow concept. Il reaches peaks.
Of course, that liming ii excellent for the valleys, and stalemates. It never stabilizes for
November election, The recovery will have
very long, There is no reason to believe this
hid time to gain some momentum. And no
situation will be any different.
Even It nobody remembers the candidate*.
It Sure Made a Great Play
Introspective. . . .
by Barbara Fischkin
CBS Elections News Correspondent
Linda Ellerby gave in to the little man's
harried attempts to move her earring to
a point dead center on her left earlobe.
That was the extent of the "test run."
It couldn't progress to her right ear
because Ramsey Clark, with his election eve hopes not yet worn down by
discouraging results, came in and stole
the show.
After things quieted down again
among the Clark supporters gathered
in the Commodore Hotel's Windsor
Boom in New York, Ms. Ellerby said:
A while ago I read a critique by Kate Millet on D. H. Lawrence's
Lady Chatterley's Lover. Usually supportive of feminist writing, I
was, this time, enraged by her inability to see the different levels of
meaning. I believe she mis represented Laurentian characters and
misinterpreted dialogue. She had characters shouting things
where Lawrence had them speaking softly. It's a very different thing
to gently say to a woman "lie down" than it is when you shout at her
to do it.
I think I've just pulled a Kate Millet on Jules Feiffer.I read this
week's cartoon and didn't want it printed. I felt degraded by his
exaggeration and his depiction of such a non-existent stereotype.
He wouldn t put a man in such a useless, stupid role.
But then, isn't thatthe point?Isn't it the women in our society who
don t necessarily sit home and phone people up all day, but spend
their lives in useless pursuits both at home and in the working
world? Pursuits they are pushed into by husbands who ignore them
and watch television all night or bosses who ignore their skills in
very much the same way. Feiffer is an exaggeration. But, maybe
some women will see it and say, "That's an exaggeration of me and
my hfe. Satire, when understood, makes one aware. That's why
Foots are necessary to aid understanding. And, that's why "But
Can She Type?". We hope men and women read them both.
Daniel Gaines and Barbara Fischkin
Even If nobody remembers the candidate*...
It Sure Made a Great Play
Photos by Mvkkr
l/FW, the boycott, Teamsters, growers and Gallo...
Shades of Gray
itfalmud's magical mystic
A Real Cherokee Bar-Mftzvah
'But Can She Type?'
it doesn't only happen in the movies...
'Serptco' and 'Papillon' Off the Screen
J 60,
I D M</
%(&£ jut, amBu m
TffclV.. _
.U78 W
'The network producers all knew
when Clark was coming out. It was
planned that way so that all three
network cameras could get an ideal
angle. The three major networks get
together, but when minor newspapers
and student newspapers come it is a
push and a shove. 1 much prefer
covering fires. This is more hassle than
To others, waiting for the final tallies
at the Commodore Hotel's Democratic
headquarters and at the Republican
enclave in the nearby Roosevelt Hotel,
the hassle was the excitement.
Broadcasters, reporters, bartenders,
actors, employees, mothers, children,
candidates, mothers of candidates,
sisters of candidates, children of
candidates, neighbors ol candidates,
priests, Hasidic lews, foremen, bums,
waiters, Pinkertons, students,
s u p p o r t e r s a n d friends were
celebrating, crying, playing, singing,
jillerbugging, arguing, screaming,
writing, drinking, acling, praying and
applauding. One woman slopped to
realize thai she couldn'l remember
who ran against Rockeleller last time,
but for many the celebration blurred
oul political consciousness.
It was streel theatre, the movies,
Broadway and television all crammed
into four large rooms in two hotels and
spilling oul into the surrounding halls,
elevalors, lobbies and suites. The city,
itself was inlected. Some who didn'l
make it into midtown still managed lo
get on the six o'clock news by showing
up at Iheir lavorile department store's
election day sale. Those al home could
watch it all and when Ihe program
s w i t c h e d lo Waller C r o n k i l e
discussing the economy they could
swilch lo Channel Five and see
Humphrey Bogart in Casablanca in
order not lo spoil the mood.
The mood was helped by scenery.
Far Irom being advocates ol Ihe empty
stage, Ihe producers ol both the
extravaganzas were del iberale in Iheir
choice ol sets. At Wilson and lavils
headquarters supporters were hilover
Ihe head with America. Plastic red,
while and blue blossoms were all over
the walls. Each one was precisely Hie
same distance Irorn the lloor and nol
more or less than three leel away Irom
the one next to it. In contrast, Clark
supporters had lashioned a patchwork
quill with "Ramsey" sewn in yellow
letters. The only red, while and blue
was in a Hag Bitting unobtrusively in
the corner ol Ihe stage. The band
played Cabaret and Ihe people
danced, ignoring, much like Sally
Bowles, the oncoming disaster.
The stage w a s quiet at Carey's Ballroom
but that didn't last long. The performers c a m e out just past midnight.
album route. Hanging above the with his color-television-blue eyes,
stage were larger than life black and
whites: A smiling Mary Anne, a Until...
smiling Hugh and, in the center,
"What's your name?"
eleven Careys, al! smiling. There were
"John Conally and yours?"
also signs like, "We were NumberOne
"Barbara Fischkin."
lo endorse Carey-the Bronx-Pelham
"Oh yes. Ol course!"
Reform Democratic Club.'They were
"From the Albany Student Press?"
all homemade with magic marker and
John Johnson, a member of the
In these settings the candidates Eyewitness News Team, in Clark
could be movie stars, Broadway stars, headquarters, wasn't much better. His
even vaudevillians, if they had to.
long arms served him well as he
Fade in to Carey acceptance pushed ASP Associate News Editor,
Mike Sena, out of his key place next to
Hugh Carey yells, "Stop the music!" Ramsey Clark, leaving Mike only with
Mary Anne Krupsakmust do the same. fantasies that went like this:
R o b e r t Abrams, c a n d i d a t e for
"I went over to him later and said,
Comptroller doesn't know yet whether 'You know Mister Johnson that was a
he has won or lost and maybe that's really bad thing you did, pushing me
why he has more trouble than the like that!'"
others getting the band to stop.
'I'm sorry son. Come up and see me
Uh...lake two.
any time and I'll give you a job.' "
Some ol the stars, though, don'l even
The street theatre, which took place
need settings. All they need is a hall.
inside, was more real. The observers
Fade in lo hall outside Carey suite on became the participants and at times
twenty lirsl lloor.
they outdid the originals.
Reporters wait outside the guarded
Carey, while giving his acceptance
suite, ignoring remarks trom aides like, speech was rivaled and, at times,
"I wish these people would get the hell successfully upstaged by a gloriously
oul ol here." Bella Abzug, who is drunk, beaming, beautiful, Irsh
mnning again for Congress, dashes compatriot with while hair, a red lace
out in a long llowing, black cape and a and blue eyes more striking than
red, wide-brimmed hat, which, even anything ever seen on television. He
on her, looks likean exaggeration. She had been singing and dancing and
conlers quielly with one privileged leading the "We want Carey. WE
reporter, losing composure at the end WANT CAREY." chants all evening.
and exclaiming, "1 never said that!" Now that he had gotten what he
Never said whal?...But, she is off not wanted he took the victory personally.
even hearing that or "How can she While Carey spoke he cheered so
wear that coat in New York?"
Irantically il was a wonder the Dillon,
Carey and "Take an Irishman to
Fade out.
Those who represented television Lunch" buttons that he had pinned on
were really on television and all too his white suit didn'l come rolling ofl
ollen they lived up lo their stereotypes. onto the lloor.
In Wilson headquarters, JohnConally,
Street theatre knew no bounds. At
a member ol the ABC Eyewitness
the Commodore it became vertical
News Team touched his perlectly and look lo the elevalors. They were
coillured hair and searched Ihe room
jam packed with drunk, laughing
Carey, in keeping with Ihe Iradilion
of his campaign went the launly
Mike Sena, Nancy Albaugh and Alan Abbey play journalists.
NOVEMBER 12, 1974
'NOVEMBER 12, 1974
people throwing out invitations to
p a r t i e s o n e v e r y floor a n d
accomodatingly trying to squeeze in as
many celebrants as possible.
became evident that the only way up
or down was the stairs...until someone
discovered the freight elevator'a. That
worked well until thePinkerlon caught
on and refused to let you get off once
you had gotten on. So, it was back to
the elevators just in time to hear a man
get on and proudly announce to a
group of strangers, "I'm Bob Abrams'
wile's father!"
With the losers the ending wasn't
quite as happy.
Two s u p p o r t e r s at Wilson
headquarters as the bad news comes
over the tube:
"You know they predict Carey to
"Yeah, better luck next time."
"I wanted the death penalty
i »;,K
"Maybe CareyTI do it."
"Nah, he'll never do it."
"I'm gonna halfta buy a shotgun."
'Yeah, we're all gonna haffta buy
And we, as ASP reporters planted in
the middle ol these scenes to do or die
were part ol the show, be it comedy or
We tasted .wine in the
Guv'norSteajl: House at a table next to
ABC correspondent, Melba Tolliver,
and with the sudden realization that we
were no longer in the Campus Center
cafeteria , got into it.
We sat next to AP reporters and le.
Ihem explain the "inverted pyramid"
method to us three limes over. Wetold
janitors that they could not sil at our
phones in Ihe Windsor Room. We had
payed for them. We were reporters.
We walked into the room designated
"Press Only" at Clark headquarters
and frustrated by our inability lo find
out anything, were comforted by cries
like, "It's impossible to get any
Do you know what's
going on? 1 don'l know what's going
on. I think I'll call Ihe cilydeskand see
what came over the AP machine.'
They were the pros and they were
having the same problems.
Later we wrote in a hurry,
surrounded by collee and cigarette
butls, in a Irenzied attempt to make tlie
deadline. Someone said, "We're like
real journalists. We're slobs." (We
thought we were real journalists).
It was a hard act to shake.
"I don'l want to go back to shcool.
This is loo much fun."
"You'd gel sick ol it soon—all the
"I don't know..."
But, out on the street at 6:30 AM,
running lo Ihe subway and watching
the drunks wake up Irom their
makeshilt beds in doorways ol stores, it
was easy to know. The subway token
didn't lit in Ihe slot and il was a blearyeyed search lo lind a turnstile that
wasn't broken. Thoughts ol promises
made by former politicians In former
campaigns, promises to get drunks oil
the streets and into homes, promises to
fix up public transportation, all came to
mind a n d b l e n d e d with the
acceptance speeches ol the night
The television in the window was
showing early morning reruns ol the
Commodore and Roosevelt speeches.
They all looked very stale.
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l/FW, the boycott, Teamsters, growers and Gallo...
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From April 17, 1967 • April 18, Aug. 7,1967
After verification of the s i g n a t u r e s ,
The United Farm Workers Union, it w a s found that a majority of t h e
A F L - C I O w a s the exclusive farm workers h a d s i g n e d c a r d s s a y bargaining agent for all Gallo i n g they wanted to b e r e p r e s e n t e d
W i n e r y , E & J agricultural b y the UFW. Gallo t h e r e u p o n
employees. With the signing of the r e c o g n i z e d the UFW.
first contract, conditions drastically
c h a n g e d . W a g e s i n c r e a s e d , Sept. 21,1967
bathroom facilities and fresh drink- A g r e e m e n t with UFW s i g n e d to run
ing water were present in the fields, to April 1 8 , 1 9 7 0 .
child labor came to an end,
dangerous pesticides were closely April 13,15,& 18, 1970
supervised, and there was es-A s e c o n d three-year contract w a s
tablished a Union hiring hall with negotiated a n d s i g n e d b e t w e e n
the consequent elimination of the Gallo a n d the UFW for three y e a r s
hated labor contract system which expiring April 1 8 , 1 9 7 3 .
brutalized and humiliated workers.
The Hiring Hall established hiring March 22, 1973
on the basis of seniority and gave A c c o r d i n g to the m i n u t e s of t h e
workers for the first time, job securi- March 2 2 n d m e e t i n g : Gallo p o i n t e d
out that U F W h a d not e v e n
The struggles of t h e United Farm
Workers u n i o n <UFW) with growers,
wineries and; more recently, the
Teamsters Union are, at the very least,
extremely confusing. In e s s e n c e ,
the UFW a c c u s e s the growers and the
Teamsters of working together to take
full control of the farmworkers a n d
I the grape a n d lettuce industries,
j They claim they are the only o n e s
w h o are truly c o n c e r n e d about the
farmworkers. The teamsters claim
that the farmworkers have chosen
them,d the growers agree. The
UFW boycotts have b e e n called to
force the growers to reject their
Teamsters contracts a n d sign with the
UFW. Mo o n e d e n i e s that the
farmworkers are far better off today
than they e v e r were, with s o m e of the
greatest gains taking place since the
Teamsters began holding the contracts. But while the Teamsters take
creditforthese gains, the UFW would
probably have been able to get the
s a m e c o n c e s s i o n s from t h e
growers. What the farmworkers
really want is not clear. They voted
overwhelmingly for the Teamsters,
but the UFW points out that many of
the elections were not by normal
ballot. They were based on a system
where each worker gives a card to a
representative who counts it; he is indirectly chosen by the employer.
April, 1970
Gallo renewed this first contract for
an additional three years. The new
contract provided for increased
wages and additional benefits. The
Robert F. Kennedy plan gave
workers their first medical insurance coverage. As Ranch Committees became more active,
workers became increasingly more
involved in matters related to the
presented their list of p r o p o s e d
c h a n g e s , a s required b y the terms of
their 1 9 7 0 contract. UFW artreed to
submit this list at the n e x t meeting,
s c h e d u l e d for March 2 9 t h . The
UFW requested a n e x t e n s i o n of
their 1 9 7 0 contract, w h i c h w a s
March 28, 1973
Burciaga called Deatrick a n d
cancelled the meetings scheduled
for March 29th and March 30th.
Below we print a sample of Gallo's publicity campaign.
f You've Read This Advertisement,
Please Read This1 Advertisement
Wot rnM. M/t wirt among H*
fturm Ulerktrs Umax.
ytur-rowntl warktrs iwn
•warns, Hit lutol 4S,0<>0
UFWA uiorktrs fo rwut
Untt umiov.
I j I. i
Ala mttow.Tht m'jorHu
of,w wtrkus stltUtJ
Wit "liaimkn A> riftutnt
tftMn m matng lk% sunt
uag rfi« majim'ru stittUi
pruixitiiMt U4 IU/HI
1/trijJlW ilfinttitfi
fltHiing ? MrtpiM VfUft a.
cottnit Mof moat our
uiarktrs H\t higkuhpaJcl in
H* C W i W a / Mkd
Sfcht./wMilg ? £ » « £ * >
plan t W a a v i Hun palJ
Ufa wisunMict, pan/ htaiHi
Misuraticf ,poM ptrai'm
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pM holUnus, faij itu&
ibUUfl tmsunmu 6*"^i&,
tmJ mcu'J um*mplwmt*A
umktrs im HH Unite SfoiuIIAA ibim 10,000 oj,{he*n
MomhUit UFWA.
After suflering for years
under unspeakable living
and working conditions,
America's (armwotriers
came together In the 1960s
to form a union, a union
that would fight for their
irighis and articulate
\\w\f needs
Tlie union was the
tiled Farm Workers o|
terica (UFWA). and
its leadership
|dillons Improved
tatlcallu A little loo
ideally to suit some
growers, and when
Jntracts expired last
sumMat many growers
did irlir bestlo destroy
.Ii4.l4iiiii[iiiii h i i i i u
r Ernest and Julio Gallo,
the world's largest winery J
spearheaded the unlonj
busting ellorl
announced that UFWA
4,conlrgj _.,_
— — — - N e w contracts'
were signed with the
lliat had been worked |
out behind doted doors I
with no workar.parliclpa J
lion. N O ^ H P ^ ^ /
.-rracts gave Gallo L
and the Teamsters Union*
II 111 mi l.
mi. I
and saw the worker?
almost nothing.
^•^taJtaWWIIfcon •
It acta brought danw
M/l Agree, Dt.mQUnj^^UlrrtJ
tfinUtbut. %t mrH$rs dim
four own Unim fund ut ruft*U
Thwt Oft 2,300,000 iurn
And yuiku, our ZOO
We. Inaut a W sufporkd
t r ' - g ^ aj[ ogrioutturai
workws wtiu ^ e tMiimxi
LtAar Relation, Att,ivhicb
Ojtammtiu, stud W W
f the fields, and dllowedl
lion. Fair employinenl
practices went out the
window, and living and
working conditions
returned laJJtebad old
rand lympnlhlierew,,,
systematically liiud and
evicted Irtirn company J
.owned housing
Other American workers
are guaranteed this right
by law. but agricultural
^workers aren'l.
.... Jallo
products, you can help
give them this baste right j
f Ripple. Thunderbird,
Tyrolirt. Andre. Eden Roc
Carki Rossi. Red Mountain and Pmsano are all
made by Gallo, and should
be avoided America'-,
farmworkers have broken
their backs lor hundreds
tol years to put Irwd on
^ i r table Now they're
asVg you to do some
dim^ir them Will
*ltclicyi^lfr\/MT\(ttS. Tdt
Bojprfwg ga(lo wmes ca*,
o"^ hurt our untkw. We
« « dom^ 04. mMh OA we
to prouirfe f^nt, Stofe r y
/«ga%-rupwuU(iJ aflj
•totally mpwtiiU Mio*?,
ol a gianl step backward*,
Gallo's field liar
'men, women and children
manning the picket lines
were met with a massive ,
campaign of violence andi
^Intimidation bruu^li—
fields and return to the
consumer boytoit But
they need your help to
ine basic Issue inthi
Callo boycotns, simpl
^ • W W ^ h t to choose
their own union through
fret, Independent^
iupervts#d electloni.
of Gray
major UFW-
growers battle has
been taking place
Wineries. Here are
their separate versions of the con-
auuurttd uMt cuumd feu
(duty hmptsiid *4u4i(m.
wu km*"
|rii 18, 1973
itract Expires. Dave Burciaga
|led Bob Deatrick late in the after>n and renewed the request that
old contract be extended,
itrick again refused, because the
|llo farm workers were entitled to
economic improvements the
• UFW contract should provide,
(d the UFW had not given Gallo
bir wage rate requests. The UFW
is primarily interested in retainthe Hiring Hall and Union Disline clauses that Gallo farm
srkers rightfully objected to.
lay 11, 1973
[egotiations continued. The UFW
[laimed that Teamsters were
ibserved on our ranches. Gallo
isponded that neither Teamsters
(or UFW representatives were peritted in the vineyards during
'orking hours and that super>isory personnel were so advised
ind would continue to enforce this
lolicy. Gallo also pointed out that
the one occasion Teamsters'
[epresentatives were discovered on
Gallo ranch, they were asked to
ave by a c o m p a n y supervisor arid
ey did leave immediately.
R o b e r t D e a t r i c k met with David
Burciaga a n d the Gallo Ranch
C o m m i t t e e to discuss lormat, ay 17 & 18, 1973
p r o c e d u r e s , a n d gerier/illies about nly six negotiating meetings had
t h e negotiations. Mi Burciaga <een held. A n u m b e r of farm
rasied the issue of the usual agree- orkers complained to Gallo about
ment to extend the contract verbally reats they continued to receive
if the expiration dale was reached rom UFW representatives. Several
before a new contract had beencon- orkers indicated that they should
eluded. Mr. Deatrick relused such | a v e the freedom to talk a n d sign
ith w h o m e v e r they w a n t e d
ithout being subjected to UFW
chronologies con-
tinue through these
six columns)
April 18, 1973
May 18,1973
Mr. Burciaga called Mr Deatrick to Dn receipt of Bob Gallo's letter,
request extension ol the contract Ipesar Chavez advised he did not
which w a s due to expire at mid jagree there w a s a contest between
night a n d set a dale loi the first two unions, a n d that there should
negotiating meeting lor the 25th ol be an immediate election. Without
April. Mr. Deatrick relused to ex- laws governing union election
tend the contract and sent a letter procedures, a n d bindincj all parties
stating "Our position lias " ol i n v o l v e d , t h e e m p l o y e r is
c h a n g e d since March 22, when 1 vulnerable to lawsuits and boycotts
told you that we would not agree to by the losing union. We knew that
a n e x t e n s i o n o f t h e G a l l o UFW Con- Gallo farm workers were being
pressured by the UFW to sign petition cards a n d the UFW could have
presented these to us if they had a
April 25, 1973
May 21,1973
Gallo a g a i n refused to cxli'iid the
lldS Gallo stressed that the contract excontract indicating thai H
pired over a month ago, and could
s t r i c t l y t o d o w i t h o u r philosophy
W e ' r e b o t h i n t e r e s t e d in IJCHUII) tin not understand why the UFW was
a g r e e m e n t . " Durincj t h e session stalling.
J u a n P e r e z of t h e U n i o n ollio- .nine s in t o i n f o r m u n i o n nec|otuiliors June 1,4, & 18, 1973
that T e a m s t e r s h a v e boon seen go- Further negotiation sessions were
i n g i n t o G a l l o ' s fields
held June 1st, 4th, a n d 18th, 1973.
M/i /taw (dwAfftjfwtmlirt*,
ciaga agreed to call Deatrick the
owing week and reschedule the
bring. Nothing further was heard
i the union.
flict's history. (The
M*m, I •,,«.) 1 , , \
May 16, 1973
Cesar E.Chavez sends Gallo. i letter
asking for a o n e year recognition
agreement or, if the company
doubts that the Union represents«
majority of its workers, lor an immediate election supervised by an
acceptable third party
The time d e l a y b e t w e e n the
meetings of June 4, 1973 and June
18,1973 was d u e to the union taking an u n m o v i n g position on
several of- their proposals, particularly the Hiring Hall and Union
Discipline. Gallo could not accept
the inequities to the farm workers in
the UFW clauses on these isBues.
We reiterated that we wanted ag reement on these points in accordance
NOVEMBEF12, 1974
The UFW points out that the Wagner
Act of 1 9 3 5 , a bill which outlined union rights, e x c l u d e d agricultural
The UFW cites grower
pressure and they're right
However, the Wagner Act w a s
radical; it c h a n g e d the New Deal
legislation which the Supreme Court
said w a s unconstitutional so that it w a s
constitutional. But there was a great
deal of concern about the working
man, and the bill p a s s e d only b e c a u s e
it d i d e x c l u d e agricultural workers.
Many congressmen, especially from
the South, would vote "no" otherwise.
May 21, 1973
with the privileges accorded union
Story appears in the Fresno, workers in our plants and in other
Modesto and Sacramento "Bees" i n d u s t r i e s t h r o u g h t o u t t h e
under the headline "Chavez asks country—the same protections and
rights of workers covered under the
for election by Gallo."
R.J. Gallo telegrams Cesar Chavez: N.L.R.A.
"You misunderstood our previous
communications. The Teamsters do / u n e 2 0 , 1973
not represent our workers . . . . We What turned out to be the iinal
can continue negotiations at any negotiation session took place. At
this meeting, Gallo pointed out that
The years went by, and by the e n d of
World War II, unions were a powerful
David Burciaga calls Deatrick to set the union still had not submitted its
economic proposals, and that in the
force in t h e United States. Their power
the next meeting.
previous eleven (11) meetings, the
w a s so great that businesses felt
company had demonstrated conthreatened, and in 1948 Congress
May 22, 1973
passed the Taft-Hartley Act which outRanch Superintendent
Bernardi siderable flexibility in their position
lawed certain "unfair" labor practices.
and Supervisor Landucci accom- on all resolved and unresolved
issues. Yet the union to date had They included secondary boycotts and
pany Teamsters into the fields.
failed to indicate any flexibility in strikes and boycottsbased on jurisdictheir position on several key items,
tional disputes.
May 29, 1973
The farmworkers never got organizDuring negotiations Deatrick is including Hiring Hall and Union
pressed on why Gallo is refusing a n Discipline, which Gallo wanted to ed and thus didn't grow as the other
election.He answers: "We have no c o n f o r m w i t h N.L.R.A. r e - unions did. The Taft-Hartley Act
limited' unions alter they were esreason to believe that n o one but quirements.
tablished a nd powerful, but those limits
you represents the workers. An
made it extremely difficult for the
June 25, 1973
election just delays things."
farmworkers to get organized. They
A letter from the Western Conhad always been ignored by the major
ference of Teamsters was delivered
June 7, 1 973
Feliciano Urrutia who worked for toGallo claiming that the Teamsters unions, since they were very difficult to
Gallo since 1 9 5 8 is fired for his represented the majority of Gallo organize. For example, there can only
be one or two entrances to a factory.
membership and support of UFW. farm workers, a n d asking for a
Pickets can easily block the entrance.
meeting to prove this claim.
Farms can be reached in almost any
June 26, 1973
direction and at any point. This is a
Gallo distributes a letter to allJune 27, 1973
workers stating that the Teamsters Before a meeting could be held to problem the UFW olten faced. They
have given notice that they repre- verify or disprove the Teamsters' would sel up pickets in two or three
sent a majority, a n d that Gallo is claim, the UFW established a picket places, but scabs could still be brought
scheduling a meeting with them im- line at the Gallo vineyards. Since in at other places.
Chavez' UFW grew, due mostly to
m e d i a t e l y . Two s t r o n g Union the UFW had been soliciting signed
their own efforts but theirellorts would
members, including one on thecards from Gallo farmworkers for at
Ranch Committee a r e fired for least a month, it could have proven have failed without the large amount ol
its majority status, if it really Imancial and moral support they
protesting the letter.
represented a majority of Gallo received Irom the AFL-CIO.
farm workers, by presenting its
The UFW forced elections, forced
signed cards to Gallo. It did not do growers to sign contracts, and inJuly 3, 1 973
creased pay. They found the growers
A delegation ol six Catholic priests
using scab labor, ignoring agreements
and sisters led by Sister Joyce July 6, 1973
and the like. Their boycotts were often
Higgins meetwith H.J. Gallo to urge After verifying signatures on the ellective in lighting the growers.
elections. He declines, stating it isp e t i t i o n s s u b m i t t e d b y t h e The boycolls had olherellects. Every
"too complicated, " but he does Teamsters against payroll records, worker along the line Irorn the lields to
agree to a card count ol authoriza- it was determined that a majority of
the shelves were hit by Ihe boycotts.
tion cards.
all Gallo farm workers (including These were truckers, canners,
those who went on strike June 27th) packagers, etc. They were mostly
had requested that the Teamsters be members ol the Teamsters union
their collective bargaining agent.
Since Teamsters union members
The teamsters submitted proof of
were losing their jobs as a resull ol the
July 6, 1973
David Burciaga gives the religious majority preference; a n d the UFW UFW's secondary boycotts, they
group signed authorization cards evidently had not been able to ob- became interested in the farmworkers.
Irom 173 ol the 2 2 2 Gallo workers tain such proof. It was obvious that The Teamsters' unions work together;
on the pay roll on April 18, when the neither union would agree to the Ihe truckers help Ihe factory workers
c o n t r a c t expired. Sister Joyce ground rules for a n impartially by relusing to transport certain goods,
Higgins telegrams R.J. Gallo asking supervised election, or agree to lor example. (This is illegal, but things
him to examine the proof. Gallo give up the light if they lost the elec- can "happen", products "fall out ol Ihe
refuses to answer her phone calls tion. In the absence of any legal truck,"etc.)
The Teamster's would benelit by
and does not acknowledge t h e mechanism to require both unions
telegram in spite of the earlier to agree on an election procedure, bringing in Ihe farmworkers, and they
promise to honor the card check. and to be bound by its result, Gallo believed it would benelit those who
had to make the verification against were then under the UFW.
personnel and payroll records. Asa
The UFW held moslol Ihe contracts
July 7, 1973
result, a letter was sent to Gallo farm until llieearly seventies; the Teamsters
Teamster Director James Smith anworkers stating that Gallo would crime in and took over some in 1970.
nounces that Gallo has recognized
recognize the Teamsters a s the The workers chose through various
the Teamsters as the bargaining
bargaining agent for Gallo farm card check-oil systemsand some open
agent lor its workers, all ol whom
workers and negotiations would elections, though the UFW contests the
are out on strike manning picket
legitamacy ol that representation.
lines at the Gallo lields. Scabs a r e
The present boycotts are to force
brought in to replace the striking
growers to reiect the Teamsters and
July 8, 9, & 10, 1973
workers in the lields.
Negotiations commenced the mor- sign with the UFW. The Teamsters had
ning ol July 8th, continued July 9th, promised the AFL-CIO that they
July 9. 1973
wouldn't sign on with the growers
Gallo a n d the Teamsters hold their and an agreement waB concluded
again in 1973, but they did anyway.
single negotiating session and sign
The UFW now knows that the workers
a lour year contract reflecting the
were lour Gallo farm workers vote very olten lor the Teamsters, and
Company's position on all of the
(formerly UFW members). The con- are aware that they may lose an elecm a t e r i a l i s s u e s o v e r which
tract was ratified by an overwhelm- tion. They aren't calling lor elections
negotiations with the UFWU had
ing majority of the farm workers.
IHalmmd't magtcol mystic tour.
'But Can She Type?
A Real Cherokee Bar-Mitzvah
by Mark Cohen
A young boy'^ dream and nights of sleeplessness on theeveof hisBarMitzvah
may not seem to be of any importance either to him or his rabbi as long as his
voice is clear and his prayer is deep, but to Hal Malmud something was deeply
important in them—something which lasted longer than a day in the synagogue
and that was stronger than his voice as he recited from the Torah.
As I sit in Hal's room on the 20th floor of Eastman Tower on a Friday night in late
September, the reason becomes obvious to me. Hal's long blondish hair is tied up
in braids and a feather is meticulously placed in one of them. A lead eagle
medallion accompanies some beads in circling his neck. As his eyes peer out of
the valley between his cheekbones and his brow I become a bit uneasy. I look
about his.room which is not unlike any other students room (or, more precisely
any other R. A.' s room) in that it contains an overflow of posters placed on the dull
white of the walls, and it has a stereo, records and textbooks.
But there is a difference. On the turntable is a record with chants in a foreign
tongue, en the walls are pictures of proud and crinkly old men and women with
long black hair and brilliant scenery behind them, and in his bookshelves are
books half from his Chinese language and literature classes (where I first met Hal)
and half itvfulfillment of the dream which he has maintained since his 13th birthday and His day in the synagogue. In fact Hal's dream is more alive today than 7
years ago; it is the modern rebirth of the dream if his grandfather, and his grandfather's people—the Cherokee.
While 6n his father's side Hal is descended from a long line of Russian lews, it is
his mother's father who has the proloundest influence upon him. His mother's
grandfatherwas one of many Cherokees who were forcibly evicted from their
native landB in the Southeastern United States in the 1830's. He and 15,000
others of his people travelled what was called the "Trail of Tears"; a long overland
trek, to Oklahoma. The tribe was nearly shattered by this. It took the 6,000 people
who lived many years to regain their spirit.
Hal Malmud's one desire is to "be adopted by a tribe; it may not be a Cherokee
but other Indians can adopt you into their social order as a brother."
Hal leans back on his dormitory bed and begins to talk. The lights of the city of
Albany shineithrough into his room. From a few flights below us, perhaps on the
17th or 18th floor music is filtering through. The music is loud but it begins to fade
out in my mind as Hal talksof the actual dream he had when he was 13—the very
same age when an Indian youth is supposed to go on a "vision quest"—4 days of
• fasting and prayer until he learns of his true spirit. Seven years later when he did
go on a vision quest, a similar vision came to tell him of his destiny.
"In the dream I was walking through a forest, kind of wandering through it.The
lorest was dark and had the smell of deacy anddeath. In thedarkness I stumbled
over a fallen log; a chipmunk came over to ask me if I was hurt. I said no.
"As I began to stand up many more animalscame to see me. There was a deer,
a bear, a fox and a snake. As I looked at each animal all the movements of the
animal came to me. That is, as I looked at the snake I could see it crawling and laying eggs, when 1 saw the bear I could see ii catching fish and crawling into a cave,
and the same with the other animals.
"I used to think that an animal can't talk and an animal has no leeling or personality but as I looked at each animal and the movements came to me I saw that
this was wrong.
'The darkness started fading in the forest and 1 began to feel comfortable with
them although I can't explain why. I had a feeling of comlort in a group, of
balance and security. Although the dawn came 1 couldn't see the sky. The
animals told me that there was another world with a sky and trees outside of
where we were. I asked them if they could take me there and they said no.
"I began to feel lost, that everything I ahd ever experienced was nil and I
started crying—until all the animals started crying along with me.
'Then I heard a voice, saying 'Don't cry little one.'
"And I looked up to the sky to see an eagle.
" 'Just spread your wings and fly.' ,
"And the next thing I knew I was above the trees next to an eagle with white
markings on its head and wings. The eagle flew with me for a while and then left
me alone saying—
" 'You are an eagle and others will look to you lor • strength.'. And then my
father woke me up and told me it was time to go to Synagogue."
This summer Hal took a bus out to Arizona to study Political Science at Arizona
State University at Tempe. The course was "Revolution and the Social System"
but what really attracted him was not political science (or his other major,
Chinese) but the earth—
"Out there they said you could hear the earth speak. I felt that the earth was
calling me out there. I had originally planned on going to school, work fora while
and then split. But Icouldn't take it. I decided totry and get on the Navajo reservation, which is really a big one, but they wouldn't accept me.
"1 dropped the course and hitchhiked to Flagstaff where I happened to meet
two other Indians who took me to where they lived near Jerome (a large aban-
doned copper mining town.)
"I used to have the feeling before the summer that I would never take
hallucinogens but with these two friends I felt different. One of them I believe was
a member of the Native American Church (for whom it is legal to use peyote). We
would take 4 buttons each time.
"I am notaware of the procedure but we did follow some ritual. We would sit
around in a circle in a dimly lit room with a drum and sing.
"Peyote made me feel as if I was in the earth. I'd move my legs and feel as if the
earth moved. I'd speak and it was like the birds were singing. I waslike the rivers,
the mountains and the earth. From the first time I started having visions each
continuing where the other one left off.
"The first time I took peyote I had a vision where I saw someguy walking along
the road with a pack on his back and long blonde hair, blue eyes and high
cheekbones. In the vision I knew he was Indian, his name was Joe and that he was
from Denver.
"Two weeks later while driving in a pick up truck we saw someone walking
along the road and I met him. We became sworn brothers that day.
"It was unreal, like Chuang Tzu (a Chinese mystic) when hedreamed he was a
butterfly and when he woke he wasn't sure whether he was a butterfly dreaming he was a man or a man dreaming he was a butterfly. I don't know why it
happened, it just did. I can't give any physical explanation or anything like that..."
This separate visionary ol Hal's became part of his everyday life, joe had had
visions similar to Hal's previous to their meeting. Also Hal met an old Chinese
man who wandered the desert alone. Like a refugee from the T.V. series he
offered to teach Hal a certain school of Kung-Fu once he learns Chinese. At times,
an old Indian man would drop by where Hal lived with his friends.
"The Indian would be able to feel out our mood and adapt to us. He would
always come in moments of crisis, somehow knowing when they were. He would
pose us questions or speak and make many allusions to animals. Then he would
leave by saying, "I am only a mocking bird," and returned a week later tosee the
effect of his talk, like some Zen master who had just posed a question to his
"Sometimes also we would go hunting, usually for rattle snakes. We would kill
them with a gun and say a prayerforthen before and after we killed it. The meat
was unlike anything I've ever tasted.
"In the mornings I would bathe naked in the river and say my prayers. Later
we'd all go into a sweat lodge—an Indian sauna and sit around in a circle around
a hot pit singing and praying.
"I didn't know what the words meant but that didn't matter. I knew what the
songs meant anyway."
On the door of Hal's room hangs a"medicine shield" or what is a result of a vision quest he undertook this summer. The shield is brightly painted in red, yellow
and white on paper. The design is an abstract interpretation of an eagle. Four
feathers hang down from it. Four is a sacred number among many Indians. The
shield is dircular (circles are also sacred among most tribes) but the eagle contained within it is peculiar to Hal and the second day of his vision quest.
"On the second day (ol the quest) there was a sunset. I had just given up on ever
receiving a vision and I was almost ready to return and admitted to having failed.
"It was one ol those sunsets that seem to cover the whole sky in Iront and
behind you. The trees and rocks all around me were glowing orange, even my
skin. I was so intent on gaining the vision that I only caught it halfway through.
"It seemed to break my uneasiness. Alter that I sat down unconsciously and
just began to contemplate. In a little while the vision came—it was the same eagle
1 had seen when I was 13. It came as the last thing in the vision but the eagle had
the same markings as long ago. It was all encompassing. Even the clouds above
me took on the presence of the eagle. It's presence reaffirmed what had been said
"I wear my braids and my feathers now lortwo differenct reasons. Forone the
leathers bind me to the spirit of the birds to which I am a brother. . . I have
accepted the eagle as my spirit and all birds at the same time.
'The other thing is that they are a natural expression ol what's inside ol me—a
feeling ol Indianess that is just bubbling over.
"I leel allegiance to the Jewish people asa tribal people and a struggling people but I don't have any leeling for the Jewish religion."
My interview with Hal ended some 3 or4 hours alt^r 1 lirst walked into his room.
When I got home 1 went brousing through a book called Touch the Earth, A Sell
Portrait ol Indian Existence. It was late Friday night, the Jewish Sabbath, when this
passage, (written in response to an offer made to a group ol Indians in 1744 lo attend college) caught mye eye. . .
"We know that you highly esteem the kind ol learning taught in those col leges,
and that the maintenance of our young Men, while with you, would be very expensive to you. We are convinced, that you mean to do us Good by your Proposal:
and we thank you heartily. But you, who are wise therefore not take it a miss, il our
ideas ol the kind ol Education happen not to be the same as yours. We have had
some Experience ol it. Several ol our young People were formerly brought up at
the Colleges ol the Northern Provinces (i.e. Northern U.S.); they wer instructed in
all! your Sciences; but when they came back to us, Ihey were bad Runners, ignorant ol every means ol living in the woods... neither fit for Hunters, Warriors,
nor Counsellors, they wer totally good for nothing.
"We are, however not the less oblig'd by your kind Oiler, tho' we decline
accepting; and, to show our grateful Sense ol it, it the Gentlemen ol Virginia will
send us a Dozen ol their Sons, we will takeCareof their Education, instruct then in
all we know and make Men ol them."
One must think that after all Hal has done this summer and even now, his real
education and his real barmitzvah have just begun
NOVEMBER 12, 1974
..Jxcerpted Irom "But Can She Type"-A Study of Employment Agency Discrimination Against Women in Albany by Mew York Public Interest Group(NYP1RG\ Karen Sadowsky, Project Coordinator.
Women work. The United State Department of Labor estimates that women
soon will constitute forty per cent of the work force. Women do not work only
because they have nothing better to do or because they wish to earn a little
pocket money. Like men, most women work out of economic necessity; they work
to support themselvesand their families. Inl969,eleven percent or all American
families were headed by women. In 1972, almost forty per cent of working wives
had husbands with incomes below $7,000 a year.
Even though women need to work/they face blatant discrimination in pay
scales and employment opportunities. The following table demonstrates the inequity in pay scales that a woman can expect to encounter once she enters the
work force: (Figures represent average income for full-time year round work)
Education level
Eighth grade graduates
17 goo
High school graduates
9 g'qg
College graduates
14 351
Sixty percent ol lull-time working women make less than $5,000 per year. A third
ol those make less than $3,000 per year. While 28 percent of working males
make over $ 10,000 a year, less than,3 percent of working women earn that figure
While differences in pay scale are striking, they do not tell the whole story. To
adequately judge whether or not women are receiving equal pay lor equal work,
a comparison must be made between men and women holding similar positions.
Unfortunately, men and women generally do not hold similar positions. Women
account for 95 percent ol all typists and 9 9 percent of all private households
workers, telephone operators, stenographers, and practical nurses. Women have
been systematically excluded Irom better-paid skilled jobs and upper-level
white-collar positions.
Alter a telephone study, NYP1RG researchers were able to identify problem
areas and take to the field lor interviews. Eight employment agencies in the
Albany area were visited, first by the "undergraduate" group, then by the
"graduate" group. Guided by prepared resumes the first group sought a lull-time
permanent position that would help pay for finishing his or her education: and ^he
second group sought a lull-time permanent position with a good future and room
lor advancement, starting at $125 a week. Neither group claimed any clerical
skills except lor typing.
Undergraduate Field Study
Dunhill Employment Agency, 41 State Street, Albany New York.
Female Experience:
Dunhill is a large employment operation with two divisions. There is a : ;ception room which is in the center ol the office. Both divisions contain four 1
that are partially divided, each housing one employment agent. Notably one
division appeared to be much larger than theotherand the decor seemed newer
and more expensive. The agents within this section were al! men. The reoetotionist handed me a pink application and two copies oi a pink contract, each
headed by the title Lady Dunhill.' I proceeded to fill out the application and
returned it to the receptionist She then asked me to take a typing test She placed
me in a closet with an electnc typewriter and gave me the test
I was then introduced to a iemaie employment agent in the smaller division
which contained two other iemaie agents. The counselor, Fran Hadersbeek,
began by asking me personal questions She asked 1!! was planning to relocate to
Albany because my fiance' or boyfriend lived there When 1 replied no the agent
asked me what inends I was visiting ! replied that I was visiting with friends whe
went to SUNYA. The agent then asked rne their names and what yea: they were
in college. Astounded by the personal nature of the questions ! asked her
motives. The agent explained that the agency needed such informaacn to determine how long I would stay in Albany However, I had already told her ".hat I liked
the Albany area and that 1 was planning to settle there
The counselor then asked me what kind of work 1 was interested in doing. I toid
her that I had come to hear her suggestions, that I was unsure oi 3 career for
myseli. I repeatedly stated however, that i was looking for an interesting >ob with
room lor advancement, and that my first preference was a :oc in vhicr. my
employer would help pay for my education She seemed annoyed with my request and said that she could do nothing for rne if I had no idea what1 wanted so
do. 1 then told her that! was very sure of jobs idid no! wan! cler.cai work "..' any
other typical women s pbs that were dead-end streets She responded by saying
that the only jobs they had in this division" were cienca! iocs I asked, what is
this division? Tne women's division' The agent replied mat a women s division" was against the lav/ She claimed that it was simply this division as opposed to "that division", as she pointed "o the section where four male employment agents were seated at their desks
large common room painted dark green with folding dividers toformabouteight
interviewing areas. There were also about six separate offices painted light
purple adjoining the waiting room. Next to me a woman was also filling out an
application, but her application was pink, labeled "Lady Dunhill" at the top, and
had a picture of a woman in a skirt with papers in her hand. My application was
labeled Dunhill" and shewed a picture of a man in a suit with a briefcase in his
hand. Also, on the woman's form, there was a list of about two dozen business
machines and secretarial stalls—typing speed, stenographic ability, etc. There
were no references to any secretarial stalls on my application. Listening to the
secretary answer phone inquiries, it appeared to me thai she was referring calls
from men to male counselors and calls from women to female counselors
After completing the application i was directed to the large common room
where I noticed all the interviewees and interviewers were men. Women were
directed to the small purple rooms where female interviewers were located. I was
told by the -Jiter.-iev.-e: that'. was just at the right age for a management trainee
position in retail operation, possibly an accounting department in larger outfits.
He pressured me to sign the contract which i did not do He said there was
nothing he could do for me until I Signed tne contract 1 said I'd take the contract,
have :: baked over by a -.end who was a lawyer and come back later. Tne next
day :.-. the mail 1 received a letter merely storing, "Sign the contract, i can do
noihmg tor you una! you do
What Is To Be D o n e '
It is clear thai employment agencies pursue oven discriminator/ practices in
tne; r dealings •».-:•_, men and women These practices perpetuate a vicious cycle
oi inequality between the sexes in the total work force of our society, and thereby
perpetuate me oppression of women
Since the employment agency :s oner, "he on.y way many women can fand a
'•- it is imperative ma; its practices Be amended lo accomodate me needs of
women and to comply with the spirit and the . e r e : of me lav.- MYPIHG -rges toe
10.towing recommendations
oa:d_zec Any :orrn o: oiiierencation among
me agenc .= r_y nature discriminatory.'
- an obligation to instruct their counselors as
sorting ail women in cienca! positions and must
en ran be placed in derscai positions.
.ce.-.ng women assecond-ciasscsnzens who do
heir male counterparts
petuanrg one m.sta/.er. oe.ie: mat all women
giy do no: view -me.: cos as permanent careers.
.m asking any applicant personal questions not
psoymer.i '.:.: .3 .rr.pcTta.it to /mow personal .:.00.03 snou.o ce aste-d as simple directives. For
oace dons that would premg v thequesa
ild ce
ec cy an agency p r o : so ;cc placemen 1 should
•a. women, or should roe adnuiussered only after the
her desireforme type of employment to which the
After this interchange, the counselor decided that sne r.ad no 00s .n ner :..e to:
.n -rxpress^c 1
me, and sent me 10 the other two women agents ..-. the office Tnese m.ve.-r.ews
test resai
followed the pattern described above The last agent I spcr.e w.th seemed more
0 iae new torvc (jenerai
.ness -aw should LZ amended to prohibit
sympathetic. She went into the men s division 10 see about a management
g titles wiuch directly or mdmecoly indicate
training program lor me When she returned, sne told me thai the program was sen .segregate!; sob pecis.
open only to persons who were twenty-one or older
6 Tne Hew Yore General Business Law, section 187 should be amended to
mate it a violator, tor an empvcyrrier.t agency so disennunate or. the basis oi sex
Male ExperienceCurrent laws do not provide tor r^sper.soon or revecattone* an agency'sEcense
I was given a white application to lill out While I was hllmt out metorrr.•. oscause v. sei dtsenmssaben A penalty such as this will insure that each agency
noticed that the office was set up for two different approaches. mere was one i a s s direct state m putting 2 step so discriminatory employment practices.
NOVEMBER 12, 1974
H doewnt only happen to the movie*...
'Serpico' and 'Papillon' Off the Screen
(AP) Frank Serpico, the lonely
c r u s a d e r who helped expose
widespread graft in the New York City
police department, gazed out the caie
window at two long-haired Dutch cops
going by in a mini squad car.
The one next to the driver was a lady
cop, blonde arid pretty.
"Happy as larks," observed the
former plainclothesman whose fight
against police payoffs and official
cover-ups shook the administration of
Mayor John Lind-'
say and became a
best selling book
- a n d hit movie.
"Cops over here
They relate to the
people. They aren't
plotting ways to put
you in jail to meet
arrest quotas.
"Policemen in
Switzerland are
even listed in the phone book, so
someone in trouble can call them up at
home. In New York it's still a big deal
getting them to live inside the city
limits. Here cops on the beat can wear
long hair, beards, earrings, anything
they like."
Serpico, known to prostitutes in the
other Harlem as 'The Beard," studied
his own collar-length hair and neat
spade beard in the mirror. He tugged
the gold earring in his good ear and
ordered up a genever, a "young"
Holland gin.
"Hey, you know something," he
laughed, "I never caught a European
cop cooping." Cooping is police slang
for sleeping on the job, in school boiler
rooms and tenements basements, a
custom Serpico early encountered as a
rookie cop in his native Brooklyn.
A horse-drawn barrel organ cascaded a waltz across the cobblestone
s q u a r e where Serpico's mobile
camper was parked at a meter. Alfie,
his shaggy English sheep dog and "only true friend," peered patiently out the
For more than two years now, Serpico has been in self-exile abroad,
almost constantly on the move, trying
to find himself and maybe—he smiles
wanly at the suggestion—trying to lose
somebody. Both he and Alfie have
trouble sleeping.
He was warned, he testilied in court,
they were going to "do a job" on him
and he could end up "face down in the
East River" forgiving evidence against
fellow plainclothesmen on the take
from gamblers.
Six months WMr appearing as a key
witness at the;, perjury trial ol a
plainclothesman who denied taking
thousands ol dollars in graft, Serpico
was shot in the face while making a
narcotics arrest.
Serpico stoodl apart in the ranks of
the New York Police department, the
nation's largest, as one ol the lew officers ever to report corruption and
then voluntarily take the stand against
crooked cops. - For breaking the unwritten precinct house law that in effect
puts cops above the law, he was
shunned and hated by his fellow officers and written oil as a "psycho" by
his superiors,
Four years had gone by since a cop
on riot duly in Brooklyn handed him an
envelope containing $300 with Ihe
words "It's frorrj Jewish ^ X j p j k h a d
been more than thrift yedfWinJli.he
tried toget high administration officials
interested in the existence of a "pad,"
an organized system of bribes from
numbers operators that was netting
dishonest cops $800 a month in the
south Bronx division.
Frustrated at departmental foot
dragging, Serpico at last took his story
to The New York Times. The resulting
newspaper series caused a sensation.
In the fallout of related events, the embarrassed mayor appointed the independent Knapp Commission to investigate police corruption. Amid a
w e l t e r of i n dictments and
investigations, the
commissioner resigned, the department
was reorganized
a n d its r u l e s
revamped, holding
field commanders
responsible for the
conduct ol their
men. Precinct captains were banished
to the sticks and there was an exodus of
retiring top brass.
Walking the streets of the old
Haarlem, which long ago gave its
name to the New York ghetto, Frank
Serpico, now 38 and retired on a disability pension, tries as much as he can
to forget the past and live in the pre•sent.'
"I don't look beyond tomorrow," he
said, turning his right ear to the peal of
bells from the town hall clock. "The
way my head is now, I don't think I'll be
around very long. Who wants to live
Besides the unknown enemies Alfie
listens lor, there is the enemy within,
the bullet fragments still lodged in his
brain that could begin moving at any
time, bringing total paralysis or death.
The lost hearing in his left ear causes
him to lose his balance in the dark and
become confused when sound comes
Irom several directions.
Always a loner, The Beard abroad
has become even "more radicalized,
more anti-establishment" than in the
days when his hippie clothes, bushy
hair and swinging Greenwich Village
lite-style made other cops suspicious ol
him. He was a crack shot and a karate
expert, but he didn't "belong to the
club." He liked ballet and opera, kept
T.S. Eliot's poems in his locker and, he
laughs, "didn't stash money in mason
jars out in the back yard to avoid embarrassing bank accounts."
The dust has settled now, and every
crooked cop he testilied against has
served his sentence and gone Iree.
Serpico wonders il he would do it all
over again.
"Dare I disturb the Universe?" he
quoted his lavorite Eliot poem, "The
Lovesong ol I. Alfred Prufrock."
In his ramblings, Serpico has lormed
some opinions of the police he encounters. He liked the easygoing informality ol the Helsinki cops. He thought
some ol ihe local police in Italy lived up
to their Italian movie image ol "bumbling, sleazy corruptability," but the
carabiniere, the national force, were
"respected as a just police organization."
A village policeman in Italy showed :
him a rusty revolver,
"When was this shot last?" Paco asked.
"Who remembers?"
"But what if you needed it?"
', 'A'round here,"' the cop replied,
"before you shool someone, you'd
better shoot yourself first."
The British bobbies didn't impress
him: "their methods leave a lot to be
Serpico keeps notes for a possible
book, "not a behind-the-scenes, sour
grapes look at my past but something
on the philosophy of justice." He was
asked to address the police academy
in a Swiss city and pulled together
some of his theories on police training,
"like allowing 18-year-olds on the
force to train with an experienced
partner, having a ghetto family and
maybe a guy doing time rap with the
recruits and re-examining the whole
deal of arrest records versus citizen
He attended a World Police Federation meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland,
and was disappointed to find it "a big
beer drinking lest that had nothing to
do with resolving problems of better
law enforcement."
But the more he thinks about it, Serpico is convinced "it isn't just police
corruption. The whole system is rotten.
Here it is 1974 and they still bitch
about busing. America has become
the land ol the Big Rip Off; rip off others
before they rip you off."
Serpico pointed to a paperback
copy of Kurt Vonnegut's "Breakfast of
Champions" on the dashboard. "There
a guy who's got it all together. The
American dream has become a nightmare. I don't think the system can be
changed by legal means anymore. I'm
fascinated by Patty Hearst and that
Symbionese Liberation stuff. After
Vietnam and Watergate, what can be
called extreme?"
Devil's Island
DEVIL'S ISLAND, French Guiana
(AP) The cells, five paces long and
three paces wide, stand empty.
Smothering heat and a jungle of palm
trees enshroud row upon row ol
curmbling buildings.
A quarter-century has passed since
the guards in white and the inmates in
striped uniforms
left the p e n a l
colony known to
the world as Devil's
Roofs have caved in and shards of
red tile are strewn
like leaves in the
through the yards.
T h e r e is no
museum, no old-timer to tell the stories
ol the inmates who toiled and died
here. There are no souvenir stands, no
guides and few tourists.
There is a hotel, once a dining hall
lor guards, but it is seldom full.
Barracks that once housed guards
are now occupied by families of a
dozen technicians who man a radar
station that tracks missiles launched
Irom the French space center on the
mainland, only 8 miles away. The
bubble-topped station is on Royal
Island, almost concealed among the
ruins ol the penal colony, which
spread over three islands—Devil's
Royal and Si. Joseph.
Barely a stone's throw apart, the
islands form a triangle in the turquoise
waters ol Ihe Caribbean. They were
named the Salvation Islands by missionaries who fled there centuries ago
during an epidemic of malaria on the
French Guiana mainland.
For 100 years, France kept its most
hardened criminals in the South
American colony—in the Devil's
Island complex and in prisons and
work camps on the mainland.
For 50,000 of the 70,000 convicts,
French Guiana was a death sentence.
They were killed by disease, by guards
and by each other.
Few of the 20,000 survivors ever saw
France again. Some escaped into the
wilds of Venezuela; others served out
their terms and stayed in French
There was . . . Henri Charriere, the
convicted murderer who maintained
his innocence and chronicled prison
life and his Devil's Island escape in two
books, "Papillon" and "Banco." It is
primarily his work that brings tourists.
... Francis Lagrange, the convict painter who only in prison developed his
own style and stopped imitating the
masters he had forged so successfully
for so long.
. . . Soulange, a diamond thief, whose
ragged diary tells how he plotted his
escape from the island. The last page
said, "Tonight, I think I will succeed."
And he did, with three other men on a
rait made ol palm fronds. They drifted
for days without food or water until one
man, gone mad, jumped into the sea.
The others drew straws, and the loser
was killed and eaten. Soulange made it
to the mainland and found refuge in
Dutch Guiana, now Surinam.
There were no cells on'Devil's Island
itself. The prisons were on the other
Royal Island was administrative
center for Ihe three islands. There,
prison walls crumble as palm trees
thrust between the stones. In building
alter building, heavy wooden cell
doors sag open, rotting on their metal
The only light filters through a fourinch vent in the ceiling of each cell,
touching the three wooden planks that
form a bed.
The tin steeple ol
a church pierces
Royal's jungle
church's doors are
freshly varnished,
but frescos by inmate
chipped and peeling in the opensided
The laces, haggard and unshaven in
the laded paintings, are those ol the
prisoners. The subjects are also uniquely theirs: St. Peter opening the gate,
the return ol the prodigal son and
Christ's ascension.
On St. Joseph Island, thedisciplinary
center, solitary confinement and the
guillotine were meted out to those who
broke the rules. This island, like Devil's,
is uninhabited today and rarely visited.
Prisoners sent to the Salvation
Islands loiled in the not sun breaking
rocks, building cobbled roads and
houses lorlhe guards, tending gardens
and calchinq lish,
All ol French Guiana, wilh a population ol 50,000, had only SO tourists in
1970, but officials say they expeel
more than 1,000 in 1974,
NOVEMBER 12, 1974
O'Heaney's For Real
To the Editor:
Your article on taverns in La Belle Albany
etc. that appeared in Wednesday's /IS/" (Nov.
6) was full of misiinpressions. Most noticeable
was the writer's description of O'Heaney's
Grill at 184 Ontario Street. The description
was out-of-date by over two years! True,
O'Heaney's is neither a swinging singles uptown nor rock band druggy downtown bar,
and it may be raunchy by Wolf Road crowd
standards, but it hardly deserves the image of a
jock-fraternity-fight-all-the-timc boring place
that the article painted.
O'Heaney'sisa rea/bar; it's clientele blends
Irish philosophers, jobless Ph.D.'s quiet "offcampus" couples, profound grad and foreign
exchange students—all in all. great conversationalists. You never know what infamous
vagabond may drop in. showering you wilh
O'Neillesquc observations and grcal lies of
wisdom. There may be a bit too much sports
on Sundays, but O'Heaney's remains the
closest thing to McSorley's that Albany offers.
One does not expect the general ASP
readers to appreciate it. but for those who
might, one hopes the out-of-date picture portrayed in the-45/ 3 will not mislead them.
And no one has ever heard of "The
Cathleen Houlihan
jurisdictions! dispute between two unions.
This, in turn, his subjected ui to vilification
and character assassination. If there is any
moral justification for this, we are at a loss to
find it.
The highly ethical manner in which this
labor dispute has been presented by the media
in various areas has alleviated an otherwise
distressing experience for my brother and me.
We offer you our full cooperation in arriving at and presenting the facts in this case; and
we will appreciate yours.
Ernest Gallo
Cheering Five-Quad
Tuesday, Nov. 5, 11:30 a.m.
To the Editor:
This morning while most of the Albany student body was still asleep, crisis struck our
suite. One of our suitemates blacked out; the
thud of his head hitting the floor luckily woke
another up.
Controlling the urge to panic, we immediately contacted Five-Quad Ambulance
Service. Within minutes two very capable
representatives of Five-Quad were administering first-aid to our semi-conscious
and bewildered suitemate.
We could continue the story in detail, but
it's not really necessary. Our friend was in
Albany Medical Center receiving excellent
care, not more than twenty minutes after his
Five-Quad Ambulance Service deserves
congratulatory honors of the highest degree
lor a job well done. Unfortunately we do not
know either the young gentleman's or the
young lady's name so we cannot thank them
personally, but we in suite 1304 are deeply indebted to these fine people.
In conclusion, we would just like to say to
the Student body that whenever Five-Quad
asks for donations, to spare the change: someday you might need them too.
Eastman Tower 1304
wishes of our farm workers to change
/ .,
we have been caught in the middU.
; .i
NOVEMBER 12, 1974
Pardoning the Convicted
The ASP was asked to publish the following letter and Central Comet
President Gerald Ford
New York State Congressional Delegation
Senator Jacob Javitt
Senator James Buckley
The enclosed bill calling for the pardoning of persons convicted of marijuana sale or possession is a position statement adopted by the State University of New York at Albany Central
Council, which represents the student body.
This piece of legislation represents an expression of mixed sentiments, confusion and revolusion. Confusion over Ihe meting out of unequal standards of justice, whereby punishment no
longer fits the crime (or any rational pattern) other than politcal expediency. Revulsion, about
the current situation whereby many thousands of otherwise innocent marijuana smokers have
served (and are serving) time in jail, and have had their careers and lives ruined.
This legislation makes no claim as to the value of theeffects of marijuana per se. but merely the
inequity of the present system's harsh treatment of its users. We hope you wil(accep«his bill in
the true spirit in which it was intended, and we hope that some serious thought is given to the exoneration of this country's non-criminal "criminals".
Patrick B. Curran
Student Association
Whereas: President GeralU Ford has declared amnesty for draft dodgers and conscientious objectors and deserters as well as a previously highly placed White House official;
Whereas: President Ford has declared this a time for the nation to heal its wounds;
Whereas: In keeping with this spirit of sympathy and forgiveness;
It is hereby proposed that the following be enacted:
I. that Central Council adopt the position that a complete and unconditional pardon be
granted to all persons incarcerated or convicted on charges of possession or sale of nonwholesale quantities, of marijuana. This pardon shall include removal of said conviction from
any affected individual's record.
II. that a letter be sent to the President of the United Slates and the entire New,York State
Congressional delegation, including our two Senators, with a recommendation for action as
stated in section I.
III. that copies of this bill be sent to the President of the United States, the New York State
Congressional Delegation, The New York Times, the Albany Student Press. WSUA and all
Albany area radio and television stations and newspapers. NOR ML. the Majority and Minority Leaders of both houses of the New York State Legislature.
IV. that this bill shall take effect immediately upon approval in accord with the Constitution.
And Now, A Word About Movies:
Farming the Wine
To the Editor:
During the past year, the United Farm
Workers Union and its supporters have disseminated considerable "information" about
the continuing dispute between them and the
Teamsters Union, as to which union should
have jurisdiction over Gallo farm workers.
Much of this "information" is demonstrably
misinformation. We are certain that you
would prefer to present all three sides of this
controversy if it should become, or if it has
become, newsworthy on your campus. There
are three sides, the U.F.W.'s.the Teamsters'
and ours.
For our part, we stand ready to assist you in
every way in presenting the facts on this
problem fully and fairly. If you wish any information from us, you need only to call. Our
Communications Officer is Dan Solomon.
His telephone number is (2(H) 521-3599.
Please do not hesitate to call upon him forany
inlormation you may need; and please do call
upon him if the U.F.W. or its supporters
"make" news on your campus, so thai our side
»f Ihe story may be presented simultaneously
and equally in your columns.
II the U.F.W. or its supporters request
advertising space for their viewpoint, we
would appreciate it if you would give us an
equal opportunity, at the same lime, and
preferably on facing pages, to present our side.
I will tell you quite frankly that this has been
a saddening and disillusioning experience for
my brother and me. Ours is a famil) business.
Within it we have warm and close
relationships of many years standing. We
believe in and encourage union representation. Further, our farm workers receive Irom
us voluntarily more than is required by their
Teamster contract and more ih.ni was in
their contract when the U.F.W. represented
Because we have honored and rcsn.-c ••• •
From Cwtral Council:
Deeper Into Atmosphere
A Good Job . .
To the Editor:
I'm writing [his to compliment the ASPon
its coverage of the elections last week. Next
da) reporting ol national events is something
one duesn'I expect from a college paper, and it
uas an enjoyable comprehensive surprise.
by David Wade
Perhaps one of the least-acknowledged
aspects of SUNY cultural life is that of the
Weekend Movie. How many of us attend the
SUNY movies every Friday and/or Saturday
night? Yet how many of us bother to tip the
doorpeople or thank the projectionist? How
many of us enjoy the special effects created by
the projectionists and doorpeople to save us
Irom the boring spots? Yet, how many of us
blame the^e hard workers unfairly for these
very attempts?
Oh, fickle, foolish and fussy audience! Oh,
poor, thankless, oppressed workers of SUNY
Hollywood! Think, you ingrates of ticketbuyers, think of the hours of labor put in by
Congratulations on a job well done. I'd be
\er\ interested in knowing how you did it.
teams carefully trained in the wonders of
Wire-Crossing; the beauties of the Unfocused
Screen: the effects of Sound-Manipulation!
Ihink of the suspense built up by those pearly
moments of strained silence; by those
mysterious objects on the screen which, when
finally focussed. reveal themselves as T H E
END', by the vain attempts to reconstruct
vital dialogue from the blur ni broken film!
Yes. I'msureallofmy readers will recognize
these wonderful but much-maligned production^ of our core of moviemen. But even these
magnificent effects cannot compare with one
masterpiece of cinema, shown in secret just a
lew weeks ago. in a delicately-arranged at(ontinued on page ten
Neil Baron
On Election News
To Ihe Kditor:
I would like to commend the ASPon their
line election coverage. It was fast, comprehensive and belter organi/.ed than the local
Dennis R. Brown
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Guidelines for Decisions
k]r Loft Kjnasfco
From the moment anyone gets up in the
morning, he b i t to make decisions. Most of
these lift moral onca, having to do with right
and wrong, better and worse, good and bad.
All of IN IMC tome tort of guideline to help us
decide between choices.
Ii your guideline "what everybody elte ii
doing," or "what's best for me" (but maybe
will hurt somebody else), or "what Mom and
Dad said"or just "whatever is easiest?* Have !
you ever bothered to think about it? These .
choices and guidelines were around 2,000
years ago or so, when Jesus Christ was doing
his three year teaching and miracle-making
thing. What he said and did upset the big guys
so much they killed him as a public criminal.
Today there are people running around who
claim to be "Christians." The Bible says that
when someone becomes a Christian, he it a
new person. How does this Christian make
choices? How does this brand new person live
day lo day? First of all, what is a Christian?
Protestant? Religious person? Someone who
d o n his best? Follower of Jesus Christ?
teaching that Jesus was talkingabout? The Bible says, "We have come to know and believe
in the love God has for tit. God is love, and he
who abides in love abides in God, and God in
him," We, for our part, love because he first
loved us. The commandment we have from
himisthis: "whoever loves God must love his
brother." a John 4:16,19,21).
Daly Moral Choices
Obviously, the guideline for a Christian
who must make daily moral choices is love.
But Jesus never talked about ah ego trip, a
trite generalization, a "nothing word," when
he talked about love. He said, "There is no
greater love than this: to lay down one's life
for one's friends." And that's just what he did.
He always gave, never asking anything for
himself. He lived and died freely, for people
who were rotten and hated him. And he didnt
dieforsomevaguegroup. Ifyou were the only
person in the work) who needed hint, be would
have died exactly the way he did. He would
havesaidalltheoutntgeousthingshesaid. He
would have done all the wild things he did.
For you. Just one pitiful, confused, lonely,
scared kid,
Of course, it won't make any difference if
you don't want it to. That's up to you. The Bible says, "Love is Very patient and kind, never
jealous or conceited or proud, never rude or
selfish or irritable. Love does not demand its
own way. It does not hold grudges and will
hardly even notice when others do it wrong. It
is never glad about injustice, but rejoices
whenever truth wins out. Ifyou love someone,
you will be loyal to him no matter what the
cost. You will always believe in him, always
expect the best of him, and always stand your
ground in defending him. Love never ends..."
(I Cor 13:4-8).
A Christian knows that there ii a Cod. This
God is loving but perfect. The Christian
realizes that he is not super-goody Captain
Lovable. But instead of feeling guilty and trying to escape from himself, or maybe see an
analyst or something, he reaches out to the
promise of Jesus, which claims love and
oneness with God, freedom, and life.
continued from page now
mosphere suited perfectly to its content. What
do I speak of, fellow worshippers of the
.cinema? I speak of none other than...Deep
Yes, friends, that detailed description of
social ills of America, that well-known champion of Deep Throats the world over, has indeed paid a short visit to our campus! The star
of that epic, the heroic and awe-inspiring Linda -Lovelace, has demonstrated all her intelligence and versatility as she fights the
forces of nature and nausea, drawing cries of
artistic appreciation from an adoring
Backed by such thrilling and innovative
compositions as 'At Last We've Found Your
Tingler' and the themefrom the original Old
Spice shaving-cream commercial, Miss
Lovelace and her crew revealed new depths of
hard-core talent. Also making new strides in
the acting Held were Linda's final love and
fiance', an unknown cast in the role of a starving thief, and Linda's roommate, another unknown willingly demonstrating her own
fascinating talent.
An Evening's Perversion
by Speaet Raggio
The Marquis de Sade. Mention his name and reactions will range from repulsion tocuriousfascination.
Repulsion for what some view as the most obscene works
of literature ever written; fascination for the amazing intelligence of the man responsible for them.
From the completion of his earliest known work—in
1782^-Sade was forced to deny authorship of almost
everything he wrote. Only recently has there been an
acceptance of, or at least tolerance of, Sade's work.
Sade probably could have avoided the censorship and
persecution that he was and is subject to if only he had
limited his writings to the sexual explicitness and variety
for which he his famous. However, Sade was an atheist,
and this, coupled with his highly political pamphlets,
placed him in a very unfavorable position with both
Church and State. He spent a good portion or his life in
various prisons (where he did most of his writing) and
eleven years in the asylum of Charenton until his death in
Jean-Paul Marat was one of the greatest men of the
French Revolution, champion of the people who actually carried out the re\olution. His political essays and
pamphlets made him an enemy of the royalists, who sent
Charlotte Corday to his room to kill him. Marat, suffering from a skin disease, was forced lo sit in a bath to
However, cxcrutiatingly brilliant as these
professionals were, mention must be made of
the subtle talent of the sponsors of the film.
Shown in a choice basement, upon a
stylistically-wrinkled sheet, and complete with
musty odor and darkened passages, the atmosphere of the production was authentic and
inspiring. In fact, that atmosphere was so inspiring that my floor, the majority of which
was present, seemed sincerely affected by the
manner in which Linda Lovelace conquered
her terrible, crippling problem. Altogether, an
excellent and uplifting experience.
This changes him. It turns his whole life
around. He can't explain it, but a lot of the
ways he used to do things don't work for him
A Christian is a follower of Jesus Christ,
and Jesus said: "If you live according to my
teaching, you are truly my followers."
Now, back to guidelines. What was the
University Concert Board presents
Larry Coryell
and the
Eleventh House
"bringing you the Scientific approach to Beauty"
RedKen Retail
Stuyvesant Plaza, Albany
^ y m
Eva Gabor
with Special Quest
Friday, Nov. 15
alleviate the pain, and it is here that he was stabbed by
Corday, defenseless in the midst of his writing.
The Marquis de Sade and Jean-Paul Marat never actually met. When Marat died, Sade volunteered to say a
few words al the burial, an offer inspired by purely selfish
motives. From this chance incident, Peter Weiss conducted an absolutely brilliant play, The Persecution and
Assassination of Jean-Paul Moral as Performed by the
Inmates of the Asylum of Charenton Under the Direction of the Marquis de Sade . Or, to fit the marquee,
Marat I Sade.
It is a difficult, complex play, and just as it is not easy
to watch and understand, it is not easy to produce.
To celebrate the occasion of their 150th production
the RPI Players chose to present MaratSade. It is excellent, thanks to the direction of Bill Kammer and the
brilliant acting of the Players.
The Fifteenth Street Lounge at RPI is just the right
size for Weiss' play, its smallness and informality
engendering the intimacy necessary to the play's success.
Mural/Sail'e. is a play within a play. The audience
enters and is seated in the asylum, as the inmates mill
about, waiting for the play to begin. Sade enters, and M.
Coulmier, thedirector of theasylum. enters with his wife
and briefly introduces the play.
"The subject of tonight's piece will be the assassination
of the revolutionary figure Jean-Paul Marat, by the
woman Charlotte Corday which occurrred just fifteen
years ago this very night. . . Please settle back and
relax . . . and joinusforapleasantevening'sdrvenion.™
Hut MaraiiSade never approaches "a pleasant
evening's diversion". It is a disturbing pta>. a visually
assaulting collage of conflicting characters. Sade is
situated in his own milieu, he is ir. total control. The
asvlum director is held back by his fear of Sade and the
other inmates The inmates are puppets, they obey Sade
through fear and force and respect, he is God in thn
small universe of Charenton. Only the Herald does not
succumb to Sade. He defers to Sade's power through
choice and not through fear The Herald's delusions at
power and ,uperionty are balanced by intelligence And
tunning, ennablmg him to live in the asylum and not
simply survive like the others. He plays the g3n-,e to suit
his own ends.
I.uke Castellucci is absolutely flawless as the Herald,
recalling Joel Grey's Ma,ter of Ceremonies ;n Cabaret.
He remained property above the action of the play, an
observer, superior to both the acton and the audier.ee.
I. scellent performances were also turned is by Robert
Schiller as Sade. and Susan Prescott Purdy as Charlotte
Corday an especially difficult and exhausiing'-role
\laruilSade is a constant bombardment of opposing
philosophies a., Sade and Marat argue points of the
revolution, ;ino other characters add their own impassioned outbursts.
I he murder of Marat and the subsequent end of the
play brings to the inmates a release from their roles in the
play and at the same time liberates them from the r.iles
they have been confined to as inmates, culminating in a
final visionoi a maniacal Sadi laughing in glorious exultation over the totally unleashed actions of the inmates
that will reverberate in your mind for days after the performance.
classical forma
Bath Water is Best
For those of us who live within the lound. may I say. of the tpiashing
waters and pounding hoofs of Saratoga; Bath. England, should be of special
interest For it was a Roman, and became a British spa. So far as is known,
however, it had no horse race-*.
The Latin name of the city. Aquae Sulis, is c.ear evidence of the nature of
the Roman settlement; aquae "wafer*™ was frequently the name or part of the
name of an ancient spa. Suhsfsthegenittvefposscs.sive)caseof Sul.the name
of an obscure native deity, in whom the Romans u w some resemblance to
their goddess Miners- In Roman times the rm-.-st prominent buddings were
the temple of Sul and the hatha themselves, fed by the hot mineral springs of
the area. Aquae Sofia was famous throughout Britain and Gaol, not as a
military or municipal center, hut a;* a health resort, fo judge from the
tombstones, found m the vicinity its function as 3 health resort was not entirely saeeeggfofc
in the course of time me Roman hatha fell into rum and were generally disregarded. However, ihc me does not seem to have been compfetely deserted.
\"ners m evidence of Christian reiigious establishments 'here from 676. 'fne
beautiful abbey church, icif! m use today, was begun m 1500andfinallyconlecrated in 16(6. it was m the eighteenth century that the fame of Bath as 3
spa waa revival. Excavations undertaken in connection with hmidmg fne
baths of that period revealed many remains of the Roman esranfishrnenr. bur
[he people involved were far more interested in their o*#n projects Thar, 'hose
of the Romans Classical scholarship, however, flourished m mar era Still tobe read, carved ;n Greek letters over the entrance fo rhe Pump Room, are Ehe
opening words at Pindar's first Ot.-mpnm Ode
Water (is) best.
During the eighteenth century Bath Became not only \ much frequented spa
hnt lis.) a uiciai center The works of British novelists dealing with the period
are full of references to activities there. Vfuch <jf the action at Jane Austen';
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'Lovers and Other*'
Filling but Tasteless
Reenter a Child's World
by Howard Jacob*
1 guess all little kids have had their own trees, held
funerals for their pets and have gone into theiriown fantasy worlds in their own room. Last Friday I had the opportunity to re-enter the work) of the young when I
attended "An Afternoon for Children."
Three short children's stories were adapted for the
stage and put on for some young children and a few older
ones who all seemed to enjoy the performance.
The Giving Tree was about a young boy who had his
own apple tree. As he grew older he used the apples to sell
and make money, cut down the branches to build himself
a home, took the trunk to build a boat and left only a
stump. It was not until years later that he truly appreciated the tree. He was an old man and he used the
stump to rest his tired body upon.
In The Dead Bird a group of young children playing
together, find a dead bird. .They bury it and hold a
funeral for it. They then resume their play. They return
to the grave often and sing by it as a memorial. The story
shows the children'siftrst encounter with death.
The third story was probably the most appreciated by
the young audience. In Where the Wild Things Are, a
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to his room and all of his fantasies of monsters come
alive. The monsters come tinder his power. In this story by Alan D. Abbey
Last Weekend's Lovers and Other
everything goes wild. Soon dinner time come* around
Strangers used only two of the
and the fantasy is over.
The production was well organized and the setting was movie's four interrelated skits, and
appropriate. The children watching all sat on the floor didn't tie them together, but let each
around the room. Since most kids don't like chairs this stand on its own. Joseph Bologna
was a good idea. The lighting was well done with the and Renee Taylor, who are
spotlight most important in directing the attention of the themselves married, wrote a funny
script that ultimately copped out in
The cast rehearsed for about three weeks. I spoke to the end.
Director Sharon Swerdloffs
one of the members of the cast and he told me that he
preferred adult theatre, but it did not detract from the production was excellent; she made
performance. The actors seemed to relate well with their good use of the Arena area in both
scenes. The first, titled "Brenda and
The entire show was only about a half hour long but Jerry," was about a very well-read
most five year olds get restless after this amount of time pick-up who spends the entire evenanyway. As I walked out I asked a few children what ing quoting from such authoritative
they thought of the plays. One said he liked TV better but sources as Sex and the Single Girl
most were quite entertained. I hope that there is another and Sex and the Single Man before
"Afternoon for Children" this year. College doesn't have throwing herself at the man. Brenda
was Mindy Bailin, and Jerry was
to be complicated all the time.
Scott Westover. Bailin was a
caricature of the Cosmopolitan
woman. She played hard-to-get until
he started getting discouraged, then
said, "You'll never learn themeaning
of reciprocal giving—then take, I'll
give for both of us." She was totally
given up to the idea of being a sex
kitten, no matter what she spouted
about "love."
The play used thediffcrcnt exits of
the Arena well, und made good use
of some sound effects such as the
flushing of a toilet. The acting was
stiff in the beginning, and loosened
up near the end when the two actors
ended up in Jerry's bed, grappling
frantically. Bailin's best scene was
where she rubbed an imaginary
sticky icecream pop from her hands.
Johnny and Wihna
The second playlet, titled "Johnny
and Wilma," was easily the stronger
of the two. The acting was much
more confident throughout, and
blocking was much more imaginative. It included the two actors
pacing around on top of their bed,
like two sumo wrestlers feeling each
other out. Equal use was made of the
three pieces of furniture, and the action was more spread out.
Wilma and Johnny weren't making love much anymore, because
Johnny felt his male supremacy being threatened. The two ran through
enough insults and threats to give
Don Ricklesmaterial foraycar.The
essential problem with the
characters was the man, Len
Scibilia, was not strong enough to
givein;andthcwoman, Holly Fitter,
was. It was less important to her to
force an issue than it was to him.
Giving in took more strength and
confidence than holding out.
The main problem with the two
plays was their superficiality. They
were funny but forgettable, cute but
tasteless in the end. The other fault
was that there was no connection
between the two, and neither was
really strong enough to stand on
their own.
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tripled since this facility opened. The
place is flooded with people several
times a year, and he', hit for things
from both our side and the woman', •
side constantly. He doe, it all, but it
would probably drive me to my
again in the second World War, participating in sevennujor battle, a, »
member of an anti-aircraft unit in*
Europe. "I wouldn't sell my
memories of it," he says now, "but I
wouldn't relive it for anything
For this reason, Leslie Benjamin
Both team, entered the game with injuries ,„ key p.ayers. The Pervert,
Sicgel is a very special fellow. Most
Athletic Director Joseph Garcia
equipment managers of college gymAlthough justifyingly proud of his
agrees, with some regret, that "Bennasium, do not get articles written
record, he said that he would rather
without linebacker Pete f££ring'
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ny is doing the work of three men.
about them unless they are so old
. it was not mentioned, because upon
He issues equipment, purchases it,
that you refer to them as "Pops"; so
further reflection, he realized that he
takes inventory, runs the. laundry
old that sport,editors have pangs of
had been "just another fellow doing
room, and the large and small locker
conscience thinking that no article rooms. When he's out a day, we have
his job, that's all."
will be written about these men until to search our minds deeply to find
To a large extent, this i, the way
The Good Rats received the opening kickoff <,„d „,.: ui
an obituary becomes necessary.
Benny looks upon his present work,
the game', first score, when WiUoughby M° en Job i? T * « ' " f ° r
someone that we can entrust some of
but he is just as incorrectite gives to
Around the SUNYA gym, his responsibilities to."
touchdown pa„. Tom Monahan dfd a auick , l t V, '? ' " y"A
his work here the quality of his!perhowever, middle-aged Leslie will
If there is compensation for his
sonality. He is a fiery five foot, four
forever be known as "Benny," and he
overwork, Benny apparentlyfindsit
Bartholomae brought the Perverts right back in «l« „i*„„ r
inch bundle of energy with a biting
docs not need an article to showcase
in the enjoyment or his surrounwit, quick temper, and youthful
his unique position here.
and the Perverts were on the board. The extra point was m 2 5
dings, agree the coaches. Suys Garcharm.
One need only enter the basement cia. "He is dedicated to the kids in
After the Good Rats were forced to nunt nn f n „,.h A
on the men's side of the gym during the intramural programs, the phys.
As he worked at taking out a spike
Bartholomae moved the Pervcm 45 yTd, Sown,
? ' " '°ngyardage,
the day, to realize this. There you cd. classes, and the teams equally.
from a track shoe which a crosswill find the equipment room. Enter Every kid's problem is Benny's
country man had dismissed as, "a
the end zone, only to have WiUoughby come ZIn o Z ^ k S
the door to it. and you will meet an problem.
hopeless case," Benny talks about his
pass. He returned .. 80 yards for a touchdown, making the score 3 6 I he
aluminum cage which separates you
job in last, almost whispering tones.
extra point attempt failed, and that was the hair
"We went up to the Pittsburgh
from shelves or sports equipment
creating a voice comparable to a
The Pervertsi took the opening kickoff of the second half, but went no
stacked eight feet high.
Troy version of Jimmy Cagncy.
place, and the Good Rats took over. Three nlavs 1-,.,-r riirr i •
hell, he's out there leading cheers for
"I've always felt that I was doing
Behind you, on the other side of our side. I know that when he can't
around left * * * * * * *
something useful and accomplishing
the door you entered, are 23 signs make a game, he'll call radio stations
the extra point attempt failing.
" I H l wun
something here, of course, but it's
taped to its surface: "Benny's out to
for scores."
This time it was Bergerwho brought the Perverts back, break™ 60 vard,
nothing special. Oh sometimes I may
lunch," "Benny back in 15 minutes."
onfirst down for a TD Tom Pardini took a short toss f o n i 2 S J
conhitch like hell when things aren't go"Cageclosed,signed Benny."arejust
and scored the point alter to make it 19-13
curs. "He treats it more than just a
ing right, but overall, the repairing
a few.
job. He has the player's interest at
Jim Sullivan pulled off a succcssfuldrawplayon third down following the
and upkeep of things fascinates me.
The signs say a lot. They say that heart, and our wins are his also
k.c OIL and went 40 yards loranother Good Rats'touchdown, bu, ,h S was
and I like the sports and the kids us
when Benny leaves the equipment,
because of it.
matched by Berger, who again brought his team within striking r a n g e I Z
the equipment does not move. He
h. took a dduble reverse 70 yards for a touchdown. Pardini scored the extra
"I havegiven him a racket to string
employs a few student assistants, of
Still, keeping things rolling is not
lor one of our guys, and known him
course, but when he leaves the cage,
often easy, and Benny has sometimes
to come rushing out to the court with
they leave with him, and the signs go
vented his frustrations at the top of
it completely fixed 45 minutes later,
After a touchdown run by l.evinemade i, 31-20, Bartholomae was caught
his voice. Although he states that he
so that our man could use it in prac, or si, ety by Bob Lawrence. When WiUoughby followed with a touchdown
now tries to take an easier attitude
Hut signs do not begin to explain tice or in a match that day. Heck, he
PW 10 Irace on the opening play after the kickoff, making the score 40-20
toward things, circumstances often
why any man becomes special to had to drop everything else in order
the game was as good as over.
leave no other choice, except the
others. They do not reveal why our to do it for us. I'm sure!"
volatile one.
, "It was ?ne of the best played and officiated games of the year, despite the equ ipment manager is so well known
Yet doing one's job well is just seand remembered by every athlete
"If I was always easy going," he
score said A.M...A. Student Assistant Gary Sussman. the supervis r o
cond nature to Benny, and he would
that intramural event.
says, "there'd be no merchandise in
that ever participated for Albany.
naturally shake off the idea of his
. The A.M.I.A. wishes to thank all of the participants in this season's Mag
this place. Theft is still rampant,and
People help to explain what Ben- having any special qualities. He feels
loolball program.
the price of towels keeps going up. I
ny means to his job. Says basketball
that you simply do what you can to
Elsewhere in A.M.LA. news: there will be a FLOOR HOCKEY captains'
have to come down on people
coach Richard "Doc" Sailers, gel by in this world with some enjoymeeting Thursday, November 14, at 4:15 p.m. in room CC315 Rosters and
some! lines,"
"Almost anyone else in this building ment.
bond money arc due at the meeting. Anyone interested in officiating please
In the end, no one argues back,
could leave and not he missed as
An Albany resident most of his
sign up with Dennis Elkin in the A.M.I.A. Office, CC356.
because Benny, like always, gets the
much as Benny. He's every coaches'
Just a bit about the floor hockey program: A special, safe puck is used
job done. There is a sign on the other
right hand man. If you're a new
had to make the most of tough conwhich glides along the gym floor similar to the way a regular hockey puck athlete here, within a week you will
side of the cage also. It is from an
moves on ice. Physical contact is limited,forobvious safety reasons Each know who he is."
alumni who used to have some hot
player must supply his own stick.
battles with Mr. Sicgel over how his
Says track coach R. Keith
moved in heavy traffic. Hut Benny,
job should have been done. Married
There will be a meeting for those people interested in officiating A M I A Munsey. "Ile'sas vital to the.smooth
could run fast, talk last, and fight
volleyball, Wednesday, at 7:30 p.m.. in CC356. Anyone inlcreslcd please at- How of the program as yeast is to a
now. his present to Benny is knitted
dirty if he had to."
tend or contact Al Soloway, at 457-7722.
out in the words "God Bless Benny's
cake mix. His job has probably
He had to make the best of things
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As Benny works on that stubborn
spike stubbornly, you look around
the equipment room and see the
overflowing results of a school that
has increased its varsity sports from
11 to 25 in the past five years.
Somehow, this one guy manages to
keep track of it all.
Benny pulls out the spike now and
holds it our proudly. "All right.
VinV" he says half defiantly, half in
jest. Sure Ben, I'm not surprised.
Alter all. the right man for the right
FOCUS on Sports interview
campus representative
Kim Krieger
And Joe Garcia adds, "A guy like
Benny: one day he has on a basketball learn shirt, the next day a soccer
team one. All the athletes have
honored him one way or another.
I here's not a team dinner he is not
invited to. To me. he is a true friend
and colleague."
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at* Univaiatty olHew York at Albany Vol.LXl No.43NoT*mbar IS, 1974
Gridders Roll Again; Demolish Cards 49-8
by Don Ncmclk
and Joyce R. Btlta
Obviously the cliche "Ford has a
better idea" holds some truth as
Albany State combined that
triumphant balanced attack that has
thus far provided an undefeated
season and a chance at the much
deserved recognition in the college
football! world at Plattsburgh,
Saturday, as they overwhelmed the
Cardinals by u score of 49-8.
It was a game that saw seven
Albany State touchdowns and a
flawless day for Al Martin providing
the extra points. The Albany offense
was sparked by Glenn Sowalskie,
who totaled 164 yards in 16 carries
for three Great Dane scores. The
team rushed for 370 yards, including
Marvin Perry's 63 yard sin only three
carries. His big gain came on a 35
yard carry on a pitch from Bertuzzi
that put Albany on the board in the
first quarter.
Albany added another seven in the
second quarter with Sowalskie's
two-yard plunge.
After the defense held off
Plattsburgh's Jim Fraser and Ver-
non Blue, it raided Joe Garcia's position behind a line that could not contain Rudy Vido, Frank Villanova
and Tim Myers or keep them from
terrorizing the Cardinal offense.
Albany's defense was headed up
by Don M ion who picked off two
passes and gathered in another fumble. Albany managed to obtain
seven Plattsburgh turnovers.
The second half saw'quarterback
John Bertuzzi riflea five yard pass to
halfback Marvin Perry for a
touchdown. Later on a third down
and one from the three yard line,
Bertuzzi spotted Glenn Sowalskie in
the end zone for the fourth tally.
With the game in hand, Dave
Ahonen was put in to call signals for
Albany and he put together a 34yurd strike to end Don Whitely.
Then, Plattsburgh's offense accomplished theironeand only score.
With the ball on the 23-yard line,
Garcia unloaded a bullet to Huck
Finn for the touchdown (Mark
Twain couldn't have made a better
play). On an almost instant replay,
they added a 2-point passing conversion. Then it was Sowalskie's speed
The football team led by John Bertuzzi and hit wishbone
home Saturday to face RPI.
and power on a kickoff return to ning wide and this proved to be high- would not break."
make it a 42-8 margin. Albany's last ly effective. The defensive unit had
Albany's outstanding season is a
score came on an intercepted pass.
somewhat of a minor difficulty try- result of the players' hard work and
Albany's effective strategy with ing to stop the passing game of determination as well as the
the wishbone offense against Plattsburgh. But as in previous leadership and innovation of a
Plattsburgh involved the option- games, the defense would bend but dedicated head coach.
type play. Coach Ford explained in
this manner, "After the snap, the
defense must cover the quarterback,
the fullback, a possible pitch or
hand-off, or a quick pump to the
split end."
That leaves four
possibilities, three inside and one
wide, which can be utilized offensively by a cut play or a counter play.
Coach Ford scouted a Plattsburgh
right-left 52 Oklahoma defense with
u "Monster in the Middle" to defend
the inside ground. That's when
(AP)—Undefeated Ithaca College is the winner of the Lambert Bowl as the
Albany switched to the outside.
top Eastern football team in the National Collegiate Athletic Association's
Couch Ford added, "It was a high
Division III category, it was announced Monday.
thought game between our offense
Ithaca, 9-0, compiled its second perfect season in nine years by defeating
and their tough defensive line.
Rochester Tech 68-17 last Saturday. The Bombers received five of the seven
Sowalsk ie did a great job in the back first-place votes in the Lumbert balloting.
field and Dom Konconc had a great
Slippery Rock, 8-0-1, which got the other first place votes, became the
runnerup after posting a 27-5 victory against Clarion State.
Ithaca will receive the Bowl presented by Henry and Victor Lambert Dec. 5
Dom Roncone's comment on the
game was, "Plattsburgh, like Curry, during a luncheon scheduled for the Hotel Biltmore.
In order, the rest of the final Lambert Bowl top ten and their records were:
concentrated on stopping our inside
running game. We retaliated by run- Franklin & Marshall, 8-0; Millersville, 8-1; Widener, 7-1; MontclairStatc,62-1; Albany State, 8-0; Trinity, 6-2; Kcan, 8-1; and Georgetown, 5-1.
For perhaps the first time this season, Ithaca College football Coach
Jim Butterfield has admitted he is looking ahead.
The future for Butterfield and his team, which buried Rochester Tech
Saturday to finish 9-0, is an invitation to a bowl game—an invitation sure to
come after the Bombers enhanced their status as the No. I small college team
in the East.
"1 don't think it's going to sink in for some time," Butterfield said after his
team's 68-17 cakewalk at Rochester. It was his first unbeaten team.
Invitations will be extended Nov. 19 to two Eastern teams to compete in
the Knute Rocknc Bowl on Nov. 30. The winner of that bowl meets a
Midwest small college team the following Saturday in the Amos Alonzo
Stagg Howl in Phcnix City, Ala.
Ithaca players have the week off before resuming practice. "I told them to
relax and get their minds off football," Butterfield said.
Meanwhile, their coach will be out recruiting for the 1975 Bomber team.
"Recruiting, of course, is the name of the game," he said. "You'd better think
ahead or you're going to sink."
In other games Saturday, two top New York State teams completed their
seasons with wide victory margins. Hobart finished 8-1 by defeating
Brockport State, 41-6. And St. Lawrence, 7-2, outclassed Rensselaer
Polytechnic Institute, 45-6.
Albany State, the state's only other unbeaten, demolished Plattsburgh
State, 49-8, for the Danes' eighth straight triumph. They play RPI Saturday.
l-'ordham handed Hamilton its 20th straight loss, 16-13; Rochester edged
Alfred, 10-7; Middlcbury, Vt„ bombed Union, 31-3; and Cortland State tied
oflense. The Danes return
Central Connecticut, 14-14.
Saturday was a day of individual as well as team accomplishment for
Ithaca, which breezed through a strong schedule to its first perfect season in
nine years.
Senior fullback Duvc Rcmick rushed for 102 yards and thereby became the
first Ithaca player to reach the 1,000-yard rushing plateau. He had 1,010 on
the season.
Davis, Munscy's "1/4 man", who endHis backfield teammate, quarterback Jerry Boyes, fired three touchdown
ed up a crushing 268th.
passes and built his season total to 15.
"It was the worst day he's ever
hud," reflected Coach Munscy. "I
think ii might have been fust time
jitters. I don't think he'll ever have
one like thai again." Nevertheless,
the damage was done and that was
where it cost.
"One thing thai everyone was glad
lo see was that Plattsburgh swallowed the apple", said Munscy.
Although they finished 16th, the
Cardinals were expecting three or
lour All-Americans. As it turned out
according to Coach Munsey, "We
had our two guys ahead of their
first." I guess revenge is still sweet
even though it came indirectly.
Season Closes
With the running of the Nationals,
Ihe cross-country season is rapidly
drawing to a close. The varsity has
their lust dual meet this afternoon
against Union at 3:30 right here on
the Albany campus. It is your last
chance lo see the harriers in action.
The last meet of the year is the
ICAAAA Championships on Mon- Cross-Country star Redi, who became an All-American Saturday.
day, November 18th.
Runners Fold at Nationals
by George Miller
Events just didn't turn out quite
right Saturday afternoon for the
Albany StatcCross-Country learn as
they finished a mediocre 19th in the
NCAA Division III finals in
Weaton, Illinois.
"We're not crying," said Coach
Bob Munscy. "Of course we wcren'l
overjoyed when we came back. II
we'd finished in the first len.l would
have been by far contcnl with (hat."
Two Fine Times
As it was, however, Ihe harriers
were only able to squeeze out two
fine times, one fair time, one poor
one and one disastrous one. When
you total these results up in light of
68 schools in a National meet, 19th
place isn't all that poor. Then again,
with what the past season has
revealed, it isn't all that admirable
Division III champions for 1974
turned out to be Mount Union with
105 points. Occidental College from
California (148) grabbed second,
followed by North Central College
(174) and a suprise fourth place
finish by Brandeis.
As far as awards go, All-American
honors are given out to the top 25
runners each year. Stalwart for the
(ireat Danes, Vinny Redu, capped
his cross-country career hy placing
15th and thereby gained AllAmerican honors.
Chris Burns crossed 39th out of
the 304 finishers in another fine effort. Chris, only a sophomore, will
be back for two more seasons, certainly a bright spot in Albany's
future. Carlo Chcrubino obviously
didn't run up to his capabilities, as
displayed by his disappointing 66th
place finish.
Unfortunately you can't run a
meet with only three men. It lakes
live and this is where Albany really
got burned. What it all comes down
to is how high those number four
and five men can finish. If you're
looking for a good shot at a top spot,
they'd belter be up there around 100
to say the least.
"H ere's where we were in trouble,"
revealed Munscy. "Our fourth guy
was not who we thought it would be,
it was Gary Furlong. He was 196th,"
Placing 5th for Albany was Brian
Ithaca Wins Bowl;
Danes Finish 7th
Once Stately ToimfwusesDecay with Age and Abuse
by Naomi Frledlander
Richard and Joseph Gerrity,
A glimpse of lower Hamilton owners of Arrowhead Realty which
Street in downtown Albany in turn owns many of the vacated
produces a jarring effect. Set against buildings on lower Hamilton,
the old world dignity of Washington delivered one-month eviction
Purk and the marble uniform of the notices to all the residents on that
South Mall, stand a row of aban- st rcctduring the summer of 1973. All
doned, disintegrating buildings. the tenants moved put except two
These structures, once elegant and families, the Michael Boves of 360
Hamilton, who could find no other
distinctive, now mirror each other
with their boarded-up front win- place lo live and James Inncss and
dows, chipping paint, and crumbling his family, residing at 325 Hamilton.
lnness. a former officer of the now
"The houses are habitable. The d i s b a n d e d New York Stale
Volunteers for Missing Persons Unit
reason they are so bad is their social
13 which sympathized with theGcrhistory," declared Greg Bell, a
ritys, manages the Gerrity owned
member of the Hudson-Park
Hacked Apartment Building, also
Neighborhood Association and a tenant on upper Hamilton St. The located on Hamilton. The Boves and
completion of the Soulh Mall pro- the Innesses lived rent free, only paying their monthly utilities. Mike
ject aroused commercial speculation
Howard interpreted Gerrity's
in residential areas, leading to the
demolition of many neighboring motivations for this: "Gerrity does
not want the responsibilities of being
housing structures such as those on
a landlord so he just didn't collect Ihe
lower Hamilton.
Landlords have perpetuated the rent."
Following an oil-burner fire in
razing of these historic buildings
with the realization that the profit their home, the Boves moved inloan
Although this house at 345 Hamilton St. Is relatively well-kept, many on the street are not. Students
from selling the vacated lols to com- apartment at 345 Hamilton, across
plan to inhabit two houses In this area, In an effort to prove that the old town houses are liveable.
mercial buyers will greatly exceed the street from their old one. The
Boves live on the second floor of this
any that would be collected as rent
building us the first and the third
from tenants, says Bell.
"The city docs not enforce housing floors arc now occupied. 345
Hamilton1, with its bright red door
codes." Bell explained as one reason
why (his process of deterioration and ! accenting the freshly painted gray
demolition continues. "The in- I frame, has been kept in goodcondterrelationship of city and private lion. which would seem lo indicate
ownership has perpetuated this that (he buildings can be preserved.
Though many of Ihe windows of
Only recently has the city hired ihe upper floors of the abandoned
new housing inspectors whq arc con- residences are broken and the walls
cerned with the eyesores surroun- and ceilings appear damaged by Ihe
hy Ellen Eckstein
ding them. The city has also weather. Bell assured (hat the inAlbany Mayor Corning altered the future plans of near future. "1 think" he continued, "that 95% of the
developed a priority system, teriors of these homesare not "trashcases
hundreds of students when he signed the new housing
The students who will seek off-campus housing for the whereby tenants can voice their ed" and that the structures are
bill. Students, according to the new law, will now have lo
housing complaints. But for lower architecturally sound. He and other
limit cohabitation to no more than three unrelated per- Fall 1975 term may be the guinea pigs. If they decide to
defy the law and cohabitate in numbers exceeding three Hamilton St., these innovations members of Ihe Hudson-Park
sons to u dwelling.
it may become obvious as to how stringently the housing have not yet brought about im- Neighborhood Association recently
Considering that this hill could leave a large number of
asked Richard Gerrity for permisprovements.
law will be enforced.
students without apartments, a surprising calm and even
sion lo move tenants into Ihese
complacency seemed to prevail. At present, few appear
buildings. However no agreement
worried about this bill, especially since it will not imcould be reached as a meeting on this
mediately affect off-campus students. The real problems
issue never look plaCe.
will come next year when students will try to find offTo confirm ihe livabilily of these
campus housing.
abandoned buildings, a group of
"I'm not guing to let the new bill bother me," comSUNYA students and proponents of
mented one off-campus resident. "II 1 wanted to stay I
rehabilitation plan lo protest the unwould. We have good relations with the family on the
necessary decay. They propose to ocfirst floor," he added, flic student lives with three others
cupy two of the Hamilton Si.
on the second floor of a house on Kent Street.
buildings, thus demonstrating that
The atmosphere was likewise quiet at the off-campus
the residences are still habitable. The
housing office on the Albany Suite Campus. Student
conspiracy to commit a missigns asking for roommates and apartment fact sheets
demeanor is a felony, one source
remained upon the walls as usual. No signs of panic were
pointed out when discussing the conapparent. Apartments calling for more than three persequences of these plans. Another
sons were still being listed.
contact asserted that the charges of
aiwctatad pr«u wktphoto
"I would advise students against renting with more
criminal trespassing or burglary may
than three people," declared Joseph Scaring, Dircctorof
be the legal results of this occupaAbove: Palestinian Liberation Organization Chairman Yasir Arafat responds to
Off-Campus Housing. "We will continue to list four or
lion. However a third authoritative
greetings Wednesday at the United Nations Building In New York. Bottom: Police
more bedroom apartments but we will also write about
source intimated the unlikeliness of a
escort a pro-Israel demonstrator from the area. About 100 demonstrators chanted,
the law. 1 don't really see any crisis in student housing,"
landlord pressing charges. Eviction
"Murderers, murderers" as aides ol guerilla chlet Arafat arrived.
remarked Scaring. "In my opinion," he continued,
procedures or the demand that an
" Perhaps only ten percent of the off-campus students live
exhorbilant rent be paid seem lo be
in excess of three (persons)."
more plausible alternatives, he said.
SUNYA's Off Campus Student
Despite the fact that current off-campus students will
Coalition averred that OCSC will
not immediately be affected, the law remains as an
"morally support and publicize"sluobstacle. If the law is enforced, students will probably
dent efforts to improve the conhave to face higher rents or return to the campus dorditions of Hamilton St. In response
mitories. "When a $300 a month rent is divided among
to an ad placed in ihe ASP on Frifive people it's cheap, but reduce that to three and it
day, Nov. 9, Simon reported that
forces the sludent out," stated Joel Diringer who lives on
about fifty students have expressed
Manning Boulevard, a highly residential street.
an interest in participating in Ihe
Enforcement Of The New Law
Yet most students are not especially worried that the
The Historic Albany Founordinance will ever be enforced on any mass scale.
dation's $25,000 grant from the
"Since it will probably be enforced on a complaint basis
National Endowment of the Arts is
from neighbors you should speak to your neighbors. Try
for renovation only in, the Hudsonto gel your neighbors to come lo you to turn down a
Park neighborhood.
stereo, instead of going to Ihe landlord or the city," said
Future Off-Campus Dwellers'Plans
Unaltered by New Housing Law
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