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Five More Convicted For Sit-in Activity

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Five more University students in an Ann Arbor District Court jury trial yesterday, were convicted of creating a contention. The five were among 108 students arrested during a sit-in demonstration in the LS & A classroom building on S. State St. last Sept. 26. Assistant Prosecutor Thomas F. Shea called seven witnesses to the stand and Defense Attorneys David Goldstein and Hugh Davis summoned one witness. The six-person jury deliberated! less than an hour before j ing the verdict. Prosector Shea's witnesses included U-M President Robben Fleming, who told of damage to the University radio station in occupied building and entry to locked offices by the demonstrators. Staart Abbey, a U-M photographer, testified he was tbreatened, thrown down a stairs, struck and was forced to give up film by the demonstrators. Artfaur Rente, a U-M janitor. said he saw bags ot tools, hammers. saws, chains and locks brought into the building by the demonstrators. Rente aiso said the demonstrators prevented him from leaving the building for lumch. Tihiose convicted included Paiá Packwin, a resident of Tayllor House: Peter AreMbald, 36, of 3812 Potter St; Mark Hndaks, 21, of MM. S. Forest Ave.; Rewi Reek, 18, of 543 S. Fonrth Ave.; and Benjamin Robinson, 19, of 336 E. Madison St. District Court Judge S. J. Elden will sentence the group next month.