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Image 1 of The Kentucky Kernel, April 18, 1967

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Tie Kentucky Tic South's Outstanding College Daily NX. UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY, LEXINGTON Tuesday Evening, April 18, 1967 Growing Support For Tax Credits Indicates Fight Vol. LVIII, No. Students At Redlands Suspended IT. ?j ' 0 Is - i There were Johnson Administration may be tax credits for college expenses. Such a plan won Senate approval last Friday by a vote of 53 to 26, but was expected to be blocked by the House. However, a perceptible shift in sentiment toward the tax credit plan was sounded Monday by some members of the Higher Education Subcommittee of the House Education and Labor Committee. While this subcommittee does not set tax policy, its members are influential in helping to mold house view on matters involving education. The tax credit plan, said Rep. Edith Green, "might go through the House this year." Mrs. Green is chairman of the Higher Education Subcommittee. In past years, she and other key members of her subcommittee had strongly opposed tax credits for college expenses. But now, with spiraling college costs putting an increasingly tight squeeze on family budgets, Mrs. Green said, there has been a noticeable shift toward support of the plan in the House. "We think its certainly worth taking a look at this year," she said. Administration officials oppose college tax credits on three grounds. Prof. Morris To Speak Here Prof. Bernard S. Morris, professor of government at Indiana University, will speak on "Intelligence Research and Foreign Policy Making" at 8 p.m. Thursday in the auditorium of the Commerce Building. Between 1948 and 1963, Prof. Morris served in the Bureau of Intelligence and Research of the Department of State, where he headed the bureau's committee on world communism. During most of this period he also was a professor in the School of International Service of American University. Prof. Morris is author of the "International Communism and American Policy." The lecture, sponsored by the UK Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce, is open to the public. recently-publishe- d growing signs Monday that the hard pressed to prevent income First, they say, it would cost the treasury about $600 million in the first year and about $1.3 billion annually by 1970. Second, they term it "class legislation" that would aid only those with sufficient income to pay taxes. And third, they say that its benefits to taxpayers would be negligible, because institutions would almost immediately increase tuition charges beyond what they now feel they can demand. "In effect, then, we would be subsidizing private institutions of higher education," Secretary John W. Cardner of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, told the Green subcommittee Monday. d Under the plan, annual tax credits would be provided to cover part of the costs of tuition, fees, books and supplies for college students. A maximum credit of $325 for each student would be allowed each year. That amount could be deducted from the tax otherwise payable. The credit would be 75 percent of the first $200 of educational costs, 25 percent of the next $300, and 10 percent of the next $1,000. It would be available to anyone paying college expenses parents, other relastudents tives or tives or studentsif the taxpayer's income did not exceed $25,000 a year. Lesser tax credits would be allowed for those with incomes between $25,000 and $57,500. There would be no credits for those making over $57,500. The tax credit plan was attached by the Senate as a rider bill to reto a store tax benefits for business investment in equipment and buildings. The amended bill is expected to win Senate approval later this e week. It then would go to conference committee for reconciliation of differences. It has been widely assumed that members of the House Ways and Means Committee will insist that the college tax credit rider be deleted. But even if this is done, further attempts could be made this year to win its approval, either as a separate bill or as a rider to some other tax measure. J ITT: lrik.k.-- , A mrifi ii. 13 nii lialxs. PR's IV in : Aiin j e Members of the Kentucky Babes display the trophy won this past weekend at the annual Pershing Rifles Regithey mental Drill Meet at Columbus, Ohio. The UK Pershing Rifle Civil War team also won first place in its division. The Kentucky Babes won the same title last time and one more win will give them the trophy to keep. first-plac- Law Journal Writer Questions Liability takes out the f; imily car and lias an accident. Who is liable? A writer at the University says it is not neces- sarily the parent, as many believe. He adds that in lieu of a both, before a license will be judicial remedy, the Kentucky issued to the child. Our present General Assembly may have to financial responsibility law is a act if the motoring public is to step in the right direction, but be protected from the loopholes it needs strengthening." Another alternative suggested that exist in the "family purby Harris would be the impose doctrine." This conclusion is reached in plementation of a compulsory an article entitled "The Child insurance program." He says the General AsDriver Under the Kentucky refusal to Family Purpose Doctrine," in sembly's "persistent the current issue of the Ken- supply the public with effective from uncompensated tucky Law Journal, published protection injury on Kentucky highways is the College of Law. by The author, WilliamR. Harris, a disgrace" to that institution and to the state. senior law student from Lexing"Another legislative possiton, traces the family purpose bility is a bailor liability statute, doctrine, under which the head of the family is liable for the unrestricted by an age limit and whether the owner of negligent operation of the family operative knew car, and writes that it is firm- the vehicle consented to or of the operation by the bailee, ly entrenched in Kentucky law. He says that despite its short- except in cases of flagrant disregard of limitations and stolen comings, the doctrine will continue to be a vital link in the vehicles. "Finally, the General Assemmotoring public's chain of debly should weigh the advantages fense against negligent drivers. He notes, however, that the loop- of an automobile 'compensation' holes through which a parent system similar to the workmen's can escape liability under the compensation system," he recommends. doctrine are numerous. Some of the loopholes enumerated by Harris include: a parent will not be liable for his child's negligence if the automobile is not a family car; if the child was an adult within the meaning of the doctrine, or if the child drove in violation of meaningful and Dr. Robert H. Johnson, a realistic prohibitions. Harris suggests potential member of the Policy Planning legislation that will provide the Council of the Department of motoring public with effective State, was concerned Monday remedies. night with "The Social Sciences "First, the Legislature might and Foreign Policy Planning." According to Dr. Johnson the require an effective showing of financial responsibility by the toughest problem that researchparent, or by the child, or by ers have in the social sciences is translating the new ways of research into policy revelant forms. "1 don't have the answer," he said, admitting that They will take part in a panel discussion on it was a tough problem. "The Relationships of University and Professional In his conclusion Dr. JohnTheatre," at the opening session of the seminar. son felt that is was impossible All sessions will be in Memorial Hall. to resolve this dilemma of inteA program of folk songs will be presented grating research with actual polFriday afternoon by Miss Ritchie. icy planning or to measure its "Historic Preservation: A National Movement," impact. will be the theme of the seminar's second day. Not happy with the mimi-muTwo alumni, James Cogar, '27, director of Shaker-towsupport that sociological Inc., and Clay Lancaster, '38, curator of research receives from the govProspect Park, Brooklyn, will join Dr. Frederick ernment, Dr. Johnson said this L. Rath Jr., vice director. New York State Hisforces the defense department torical Association, Cooperstown, New York, and to go into the field and this Lee Nelson, chief. Historic Stnictures Branch. isn't good no matter how qualNational Park Service, Washington, for a panel ified they are. discussion. We seem to believe, Dr. John- A Senate-approve- House-passe- d Policy Research Impact Is Slifjjhl, j ohnson Says Senate-Hous- Alumni Seminar This Weekend A novelist, a noted folk singer, and a film star are among participants in the 10th annual alumni seminar, this weekend, which will focus on "The Modern University: Patron of the Arts." FestiThe event will climax the month-lonval of the Arts. Six of the eight guest speakers are alumni who have received national recognition in the arts. The speakers include Dr. Frank Davidson, '30, senior professor of speech and drama at City College, New York; Donald Calloway, '61, Hollywood Calif., stage, television and motion picture performer; Jean Ritchie, '46, New York, traditional folk singer; and Elizabeth I lard wick, '38, New York, novelist, essayist, and drama critic. g 2.'i Mad Yinlnh d Speaker h;ui Lau By MARJOME HUNTER (c) New York Timra Newi Serrice WASHINGTON 137 n, The C'ollniatr Prrw Srrvlrr Calif. iolation of a ban has caused the suspension of 23 student leaders at the University of REDLANDS. six-ake- -V- r Red-land- s. The Redlands students, including student body president Don Stillman. w ill not be allowed to return to school until May 16 under the action taken by Dean of StudentsJamesD. Paisley with the approval of university presi-deGeorge H. Armacost. Suspension of the students came after they had banded together as the "student Ad Hoc Committee for an Open Speaker Policy" to sponsor a debate on s the Vietnam war between Red-land- honor student David Kramer and Berkeley activ ist Aptheker, an admitted Community Party member. Kramer was among those suspended for "open and deliberate disregard of the university speaker policy." The policy, set by the school's Hoard of Trustees, states that "it is not in the best interests of the university and oi the country to give Communists a forum in which to speak." University spokeswoman Edna Steinman admitted that the policy "is not and has not been popular with students and faculty." Mrs. Steinman said students had met with tnistees to try and get the speaker ban removed "as far back as 1963 and Bct-tin- a 1961." She claimed, however, that "no one has asked to change it in the last year or two." Stu- dent body president Stillman said that the students "were told that this is a closed issue" by university administrators, and so no attempt had been made to meet with the trustees before the current protest. Stillman said that, had the students gone before the board, Continued On Page P 8 rSp ROBERT JOHNSON that as the state and defense department conu together there will be a cross fertilization and integration t research into our policy making. This integration, Dr. Johnson descrilx'd as a fallacy until the political planner and the scholar overcome their detachment. There has to be a devotion to innovation, he said. Dr. Johnson graduated from Concordia College, Minnesota and obtained his Ph.D. in government from Harvard Univerof sity in 1910. The one of the pried Rockefeller Public service awards, Dr. Johnson is presently working on a book for the Brookings son stated, Institu-Contlnue- on Page 7 d

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