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1 \^With Guild

Official records concerning
the relationship of the Univer-
^^^W'ft^j.ents and the student
4ft^ ' iG?(Sld have been sub

"(f^n a federal court ac-
tion arising from the confisca-
tion of an alleged obscene mov-
ie on the University's campus.

The University officials said
they were ordered to produce
; at a hearing Friday in Federal

District Court in Detroit, "all
; records, documents regulations,
bylaws and other papers, per-
taining to relationships between
the Regents U-M and,
its Student ' • ; ; i; n ent Coun-1
cil, and between the Student
Government Council and its Cin-
ema Guild board."

The federal court action and
a Municipal Court case both
arise from the confiscation of
the film, "Flaming Creatures,"
which was being shown by the,
Cinema Guild to an audience j
of 300 on Jan. 18.

; In the Municipal Court case
three students and the guild's
faculty adviser are charged
with showing an obscene film.

In the Federal Court the Cin
ema Guild is seeking an injunc-
tion to forbid local law enforce-
ment officials from interfering
with the showing of the movie
and seeks damages of $15,000.

The subpoena which the Uni
versity said was instituted by
Ann Arbor City Attorney Jacob
F. Fahrner Jr., was served
yesterday afternoon on John
Feldkamp, director of U-M
Housing and assistant to the
vice president for student af-

^ The documents involved are
.the proceedings of r e g e n t s'
meetings and proceedings of
the Student Government Coun-
cil which are published regul;"
ly, the University officials said.

U-M officials conferred yes-
terday with the Faculty Senate
Advisory Committee on Univer-
sity Affairs, the Civil Liberties
Board of the Faculty Senai
and interested student groups.

Afterward, University offi-
cials said they would comply
with the subpoena.

The matter is "quite routiiu-
.since the subpoena involve
.public documents, according in
Allan F. Smith, U-M vice presi
dent for academic affairs.

"We wanted full information
an;' ' -landing in the Uni-j
ver-i 'mm unity and it was;

for this reason that we con-
sulted faculty and student
Bjr groups ' ' iv," he said.