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Save Your Money;
'Hawaii' Mediocre

Gun fire Hits ST RIKE AT ABC:
Truck Tires Radio, TV Technicians' Union

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TIMES DAILY
2:00-5:10
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By DAN HOFFMAN
From James Michener,- we have
come to expect bland historical
novels .written in the style of the
author's Quaker missionary herit-
age. From Julie Andrews, we have
come to expect sickeningly saccha-
rine performances and. a starched
high-collar carriage. In Max Von
Sydlow, we have come to expect an
actor who straits to follow his di-
rector's instructions by .properly
evoking, the mystical image of
Christ. Together, they have in
"Hawaii" (now playing at the Fox
Village Theatre) produced. a
mediocrity which is far less. pleas-
ing f1han the 'suin of its mediocre
parts. . .
It seems that there' are these
pagansvwho, once upon a time,
were. living .on these far off is-
lands in the Pacific. Of course,
they were bereft of Christian' civil-
ization and so Max Von 'Sydow
and Julie Andrews as his wife had
to bring them the Gospel. Why,
the difficulties they go through
are just horrible! Julie Andrews
almost gets flustered.
HoweverYthe average rportgagee
who want. to take, his wife "and
kids to a movie need not worry.

Wild-eyed England which produced
long bair and short skirts is really
an honest to goodness wholesome
country and they can produce their
own Doris Days to prove it.
The only really interesting part
of the movie is the mountainous
presence of Samoan princess Joce-
lyne Lagarde. Cast in the role of
a native leader, th¬Ę 350-pound
Amazon veritably thunders through
her part. Nevertheless, her value
is largely heuristic. One can ima-
gine the enormous princess squar-
ing off against Big Daddy Lips-
comb across the line of scrimmage.
it 'would be a mxagnificent sight.
Knuckles down, feet planted, head
up, rump lowered, the cadence
count, the snap of the ball, the
strainAnd then-POW! Like two
sumo wrestlers colliding and shov-
ing in an undersized ring.
At a price of $2 a head, this
three-and-a-half hour movie is an
incredibly long and expensive bore.
"'This weekend in Ann Arbor,
there will be a football game, a
concert at Hill, a production by
APA, and movies at six other
theatres. Why anyone would want
to. see "Hawaii" is a source of
amazement.

Along 1-94
By The Associated Press
Sniper fire cracked out along
Michigan highways yesterday,
puncturing tires on six trucks
traveling on I-94. The gunfire, ap-
parently connected with the eight-
state Teamster dispute, hit three
trucks at the Fletcher Road over-
pass about 13 miles west of Ann
Arbor.
No one was injured, however, in
the state's first real taste of the
violence that erupted in Ohio and
Pennsylvania Sept. 12 and has led
to layoffs and production cutbacks
in some steel mills with more
planned.
In Indiana, flying glass slashed
William Ward, 27, of Gary in the
face and neck when a bullet hit
the windshield of his steel-laden
rig near East Chicago.
Pennsylvania State Police re-
ported one truck tire flattened by
a rifle slug near Somerset on the
Pennsylvania Turnpike, not far
from where a trucker was shot in
the stomach Tuesday night. Some
stoning incidents also were report-
ed. In the Michigan incidents, the
truck drivers said shots apparent-
ly came from passing cars, west-
bound like the trucks.
Drivers said the cars had their
lights out in the predawn dark-
ness. Four of the big rigs were
moving, two were parked by the,
side of the road. The moving rigs
rolled on until they came to light-
ed weighing stations or roving
State Police patrols.
.The violence stemsfrom a dis-
pute among owner-drivers who get

Breaks Off Wage Negotiations

NEW YORK (P) -- A broadcast Davis said he had received word
technicians' union broke off nego- that AFTRA members would not
tiations with the American Broad- cross their picket lines. "Onier
casting Co. and the National network television and radio un-
Broadcasting Co. yesterday and ions have indicated they will notI
called its members out on strike cross our picket lines," he added.
against ABC. 200 Strikers
The AFL-CIO National Associa- At exactly 5:15 p.m.-the time
tion of Broadcast Employes and the strike had been called-some
Technicians, which turned down 200 members of the union walkeds
a proposed new contract with the off their jobs at ABC headquar-3
two networks last Tuesday, said ters in New York. A union spokes-
ABC had rejected new proposals man said picket lines also would
made Thursday. beset up outside ABC studios in

ment rejected by the union would
have boosted salaries to $252 a
week over a two-year period.
The union said ABC had re-
jected the latest proposal saying
there were "no further economic
improvements in the company's
offer of Sept. 5."
The tentative agreement cov-
ering 3000 employes of the two
networks later turned down by
the rank and file was reached in
Miami Beach, Fla., on that date.
NABET said it would resume
talks if items in the Sept. 5
package could be "shifted around."

Ji es 4 ichiener's novel reaches the screen
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JULIE ANDREWS
MAX VON SYDOW
RICHARD HARRIS
in THE GiORGE ROY HILl WALTER MIRiSC} PRODUTION of
"HAWAII"

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NBC Not in Touch
Roy W. Davis, regional director#
for NABET, said NBChhadnot
been in touch with the union
about the new offer.
A walkout of technicians was!
not expected to halt immediately
radio and television broadcasting,
since each network has a library
of taped programs.
However, live shows could be
affected if performer and an-
nouncer members of the AFL-CIO
American Federation of Television
and Radio Artists honor their
pledge not to cross NABET picket
lines.

Chicago, Washington, Los Angeles
and San Francisco.
Ellis Moore, ABC vice president
in charge of press relations, said
he did not know why NABET in-
tended to strike only at ABC.
"Contract proposals are iden-
tical from both networks," he
said, "and I think that this is a
very important point."
The Columbia Broadcasting Sys-
tem-the third major network-
was not involved in the dispute.
NABET has asked an increase inI
the average wage of its techni-
cians from the current $218 a
week to $275. The tentative agree-

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TONIGHT

Hurricane Beulah Dies Out,
Leaves 114,000 Homeless

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CORPUS CHRISTI, Tex-Bil- tore down signs, stripped the a 73 per cent share of the fee
lion-dollar Beulah battered herself Lower Rio Grande Valley of its for hauling steel under contractor
to death yesterday against Mexico's $50 million orange and grapefruit lease to major trucking firms.
northern mountains and left be- crop and uprooted or broke many As Teamsters, they are demand-
hind such devastation that she will trees in the groves. ing the union reopen contracts
rank high forever antong historic Its eye went: up- the coast, its with the trucking companies and
hurricanes 'winds battered Corpiis Christi and gain an increase in fees to 79 per
A great wedge of Texas as large other cities, it loosed torrential cent, plus extra pay for time spent
as Indiana remained virtually rains, and then it curved to the in mills waiting for loads.
isolated by telephone or highway north northwest, still triggering The Teamsters, however, con-
-and in many cases by air. deluges. 1 tend the contracts are binding on
The Red Cross said 114,00 refu- The rain made lakes of fields the owner-drivers.
gees spent Thursday night in 274 and swamped many towns. And The strike started at Gary, Ind.,
shelters. Flooding streams could yesterday the towns got more last month and has spread to West
send still more in search of haven water both from the sky and in Virginia, Illinois and New York
Friday night. the form of boiling and flooding and Wisconsin as well as Pennsyl-
The military-Navy, National creeks and rivers. vania, Michigan and Ohio.
Guard, Coast Guard and Army-
drove high-wheeled trucks. through
treacherous waters and flew to
danger spots to rescue the threat- Program E SAR
ened and to carry food' and snake Informatione
seruin. NO 2-6264 1:00-3:10
A nillion or more persons were 5:10-7:15
immobilized, unable to leave the 9:20
post-storm danger areas or to re-
tui to their homes and bus-.o
nessi 6. r nun e
Beulah, which hit land just east
of Brownsville on Texas' southern
tip before dawn Wednesday, set
off the typicalserluenCe of great
stormns..f:.,
Its winds estimated at 160
miles per hour or more, destroyed
homes and businesses, sank boats,.
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.JEAN1-CLAUDE BRIALY "A fascinating, funny, eerie film"
GENEVIEVE BUJOLD -Kaufmmon, The New Republic
ADOLFO CELl
JUUIECN GUIOMAR STOPHE"One of the very best. The performances are
JUL N EUIPMR
MV~CHELINVE PF~esLE brilliant, the total effect is stunning !"

ROBIN BROWN
Broadcasting
"MUSIC FOR MODERNS"
Mon. thru Fri.
9 P.M.-] 2 Midnight

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ONE OF THE MOST GRAPHICALLY EROTIC
FILMS EVER MADE FOR PUBLIC SHOWING!
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a different kind of love story.
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Fri. & Sat.

TIMES: Mon. thru Thurs. 7:00 & 9:15
7:00, 9:15 & 11 :30-Sun. 6, 8:15 & 10:30

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HILL AUDITORIUM
Sept. 23,1967
TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE
Tickets: $3.50, $3.00, $2.50
HILL AUDITORIUM BOX OFFICE
Sponsored by the Panhellenic Association
and the Interfraternity Council

Also
Showing
"WILD
WINGS"
Academy
Award
Short

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JANUS FILMS PRESENTS THE ARCTURUS COLLECTION
DIRECT FROM NEW YORK'S PHILHARMONIC HALL
a collection of brilliant short films
by the directors of the 60's (& 70's)
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S UN DAY AT 2:3 0& 8:00 P.M.!

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PROGRAM NO. 2

Concert of M. Kabal
Walerian Borowczyk, Poland
All Boys Are Named Patrick
Jean-Luc Godard, France
Ail Yoji Kurl, Japan
Act Without Words Guido Bettiol, France
Actua:Tilt Jean Herman, France
Do-It-Yourself Cartoon Kit Bob Godfrey, England
The Games of Angels Walerian Borowczyk, Poland
The Apple George Dunning, England
The Mnt Richard Rallentine and Gordon Shennard Canada

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