Clipped From Montana Standard-Post
Six students suspended after UM snowballing .MISSOULA (UPI) - University of Montana Dean of S t u- dents Andrew C. Cogswell said Saturday six students were suspended from the school after campus snowball fights and more suspensions were possible. Cogswell declined to name the students but said they did not include three students who face charges in Missoula police and justice courts in connection with the Wednesday snow fight, which erupted into a near riot. All those suspended were male. More students might be suspended after further investigation Cogswell said. About 200300 students took part in the snowball fight which occurred after about five inches of new snow fell. A smaller outbreak took place Thursday. Awaiting trial Feb. 15 on a charge of third degree assault is James G. Simpson, 19. Tacoma, Wash. He was charged with allegedly attacking police officer James Drinville during the outbreak. Simpson also will be tried Feb. 24 on a misdemeanor charge of refusal to leave the scene of an illegal demonstration after being warned by police. John Clavadetscher, 19. Seattle, and Harold S. Knudsen, 21, Bergen, Norway, face trial Feb. 18 on charges of disturbing the peace. The last passenger pigeon died Sept. 1, 1914.