Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on April 23, 1969 · Page 13
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Minority 0rwp Students Bar Whites From Campus At Hew York City College By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS City College of New York-the nation's largest tuition-free un dergraduate college--remained closed today as minority group Students barred whites from half the campus,. Militant blacks at Cornell University waited to see if the faculty would reconsider and drop charges stemming from an earlier demonstration, while protests continued at other campuses. About 150 black and Puerto Rican students sealed four gates on City College's South Campus Tuesday. Several hours later, President Buell G. Gallagher canceled classes for the school's 20,000 students. Police clipped chains the students had put on the gates, but the protesters stood shoulder- to-shoulder in a pouring rain and kept all whites outside. Three blocks away, about 200 white radicals began a sit-in in the administration building to support the blacks' demands for open enrollment for all high School graduates and a separate-but-not-autonomous school of black studies. STUDENT DEMANDS A City College spokesman said about 1,500 of the school's 12,000 day session enrollment is black or Puerto Rican. Another 3,000 attend night classes. The protesters contend the student body should reflect the city's high schools, which are about 52 per cent black and Puerto Rican. At Cornell, in Ithaoa, N.Y., a 16-member faculty council Tues day night asked the entire facul ty of 1,500 to meet today and accept the militants' demand to drop discipline against five blacks, which the faculty refused to do Monday night. The faculty has final power in disciplinary matters. About 245 sheriff's deputies from nearby counties remained near the campus, all armed with riot control equipment, at the request of Tompkins. County Sheriff Robert L. Howard. SDS RALLY Leaders of Students for a Democratic Society drew 6.000 students to a rally and asked them to stage a sit-in to back the blacks' demands. Cornell has 14.000 students, 250 of them blacks. Cornell President James A. Perkins banned guns from cam pus Tuesday, but made no move to pick up weapon?, including the shotguns and rifles the blacks displayed after seizing the student union-over the weekend. Meanwhile, in Washington, Sen. Robert C. Byrd, D-W.Va., introduced a bill to provide imprisonment and fines for demonstrators who interfere with the operations of any school receiving federal funds. Nine students announced in Washington that they would re fuse to accept induction into the armed forces. They said more than 250 student body presidents and newspaper editors had signed a pledge taking that position. AT OTHER CAMPUSES New York--Students continued to sit-in at Queensborough Community College to protest the school's refusal to rehire a left-wing English professor. President Kurt R. Schmeller dismissed three other faculty members for joining the sit-in. Other protests continued peacefully at Queens .College. Brooklyn College and Columbia University. M i l w a u k e e , Wis.--Police cleared more than 50 students from a small campus chapel at Marquette University, where they gathered to protest the school's ROTC program. Marshall, Tex.--Students at all-Negro Wylie College rejected a trustees' rport on earlier disorders and said a class boycott was "entirely possible." The trustees had accepted student demands for more academic freedom and amnesty, but refused to fire President T. Winston Cole. Service With Something Extra WASHINGTON (AP) - Wash- Jnfton cibbto Nick Aravanis is a nacker who gives service with a smile--and something else besides. Arrayed across the back of the front seat of his cab in plastic containers are 14 different brands of cigarettes, four packs of cigars, gum, candies and cough lozenges. My name is Nick. Welcome to my cab. Hope this free service makes your day a little happier. Help yourself," proclaims a sign. A final touch--the morning newspaper lying across the back seat with the handwritten note, "Good morning!" pinned to its top right corner. Honey Transferred Apollo Moon Program Gets A New Narrator Hippies, Spurned By Mayor, Tie The Knot OSWEGO, N.Y. (AP) Spurned by this city's mayor, a young couple finally managed to g e t married Tuesday still dressed in their hippie attire. Ronald Rivers, 20, of New York City and Nancey Fits- Emons, 20, of Mahopac, were wed in a back yard ceremony by the Rev. Thomas Philipp. Rivers wore a blue work shirt and the bride was dressed in a minidress and black boots. Rivers, a student at State University, later returned to classes. On Monday, the couple had asked Oswego Mayor John Conway to marry them but the mayor refused unless they returned to City Hall in "common decent clothing." 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