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Page 2-Friday, March2, 1979-The Michigan Daily
Begin rejects
negotiating sta
r From AP and Reuter fice immediat
: WASHINGTON - Israeli Prime President start
Minister Menachem Begin began world is in dan
critical talks last night with President tegral part of th
Carter, vowing that his government He said Isra
"cannot be pressed into signing a stable ally in ti
sham" peace treaty with Egypt. was because
In a tough statement before depar- stability that w
ting Andrews Air Force Base for the society. "Israe
White House, Begin said U.S. proposals ally," he said.
put to Israel to try to break the B
negotiating stalemate with Egypt BEiFORE
would have the effect of contradicting diplomatic sou
the Camp David agreements reached dispute over
last September. dispute

U.S. proposals,
lemate continues

Nursing School,

'U' Hospital

may move into Old St. Joe's

HE SAID the negotiations have
reached "a state of deep crisis."
But Begin said he was an optimist
and was confident that the talks with
Carter, held in a spirit of friendship,
ultimately will resolve remaining dif-
Begin said in remarks in the Oval Of-,
for your rooms
Persian House
320 E. Liberty-769-8555

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ely before he and the
ed their talks: "The free
ger and Israel is an in-
he free world."
el was America's only
he Middle East, and this
his country had the
as part of a democratic
l is your only reliable
BEGIN"S arrival,
rces made clear that the
backs Egypt in the
the remaining issues
etion of a treaty.
ft Israel, Begin had ex-
happiness with the U.S.
ing, "The American
ould think again and
he told Vance: "We can-
d into signing a sham
HE Secretary of State
during their drive into
arter scheduled his first
egin immediately after
nister's arrival in the
e airport.
essed "a very warm
greeting Begin and

stressed a "special relationship" bet-
ween the United States and Israel.
"YOU COME at a time when peace in
the Middle East has never been more
urgent," Vance said.,
Having come a long way toward a
treaty, Vance said, now is the time to
resolve the remaining issues.
The talks with Carter are being held
amid growing signs of strain between
the United States and Israel.
CARTER HAS expressed frustration
over the deadlock in negotiations..
The Israelis are unhappy because the
United States is supporting key Egyp-
tian demands.
Still, White House Press Secretary
Jody Powell said before Begin's
arrival: "The United States is going to
explore every legitimate opportunity"
for a settlement.
EVEN SO, the outlook for concluding
a treaty between Egypt and Israel did
not appear bright as Carter moved into
what he says will be "a frank discussion
of the issues" with Begin.
Begin said it was the duty of the
United States to persuade the Egyp-
tians to change their attitude.
He added that Israel already has
made "great sacrifices" for the cause
of peace.

The emergency room is barren, the
laboratory facilities are gone, and old
St. Joseph's Hospital is waiting to be
used again.
The building, located adjacent to the
University's Medical Center, was
abandoned in May, 1977 for a new
hospital on Huron River Drive. And
even though it was purchased by the
University in October, 1977, the old
hospital remains largely empty.
THE SCHOOL of Nursing has taken
over offices in the oldest part of the
building and recently petitioned the of-
fice of Vice-President James
Brinkerhoff, the University's chief
financial officer, for permission to
move its other offices into the now-
empty 1923 addition. Although the ad-
ministration has taken no action on the
project so far, the School of Nursing
hopes to receive approval in the next
three months.
"We have to have that space because.
we desperately need to consolidate,"
said Philip Kalisch, a professor in the
School of Nursing. "At the moment,
some of our offices are in a house on
Huron and some are in the Michigai
Theater. We also have some people in
Observatory Lodge and in Bradford
House," he added.

If the School of Nursing's plan is ap-
proved, renovations would cost bet-
ween $800,000 and $1 million. "We need
a new elevator, the walls have to be
completely plastered over and the
whole building has to follow the fire
code," Kalisch explained. Kalisch said
he hopes the renovation funds will be
provided by the State Legislature, but
he said, "I don't know exactly how we'll
get it, but we certainly need it."
THE UNUSED portion of the hospital
is, according to Kalisch, "depressingly
empty." The fixtures and equipment
were "ripped right off the walls," he
said. "It's a mess." Salvageable
hospital articles were either moved to
the new hospital or sold to the public in
an auction in September, 1977.
The largest and most modern part of
the building will eventually be used by
University Hospital for administrative
functions. According to a 'U' Hospital
spokesperson, the additional space is
essential now that the University is
planning to improve, modernize, and
expand its medical complex. The
University's purchase of the hospital
was "just a natural," commented the
The Regents had negotiated with the
hospital's previous owners, the St.
Joseph Mercy Order, for several years




and eventually paid $6,076,000 for the
11.5 acres of building and grounds.
Kalisch said he considers the sale "a
bargain" and a hospital spokesperson
said the property was "very valuable."
WHEN THE Regents decided to buy
the property, a trade-off occurred. The
Regents agreed that the building would
never be used as a hospital again, and
as a result, the staff of old St. Joe's
could move to new facilities.
This concession was made for two
reasons. The hospital was outdated and
the Regents' agreement justified St.
Joseph's application to the Michigan
Department of Health for permission to
move to a more modern building.
In addition, imany public health ex-
perts were convinced extra hospital
beds were not needed in Ann Arbor. The
hospital spokesperson said empty beds
tended to be filled resulting in un-
necessary hospitalization instead of
outpatient care. Due to public concern
over the rising costs of health care, the
spokesman said, extra beds must be
kept off the market.
Official Bulletin
Daily Calendar:
WUOM: Susan Stamberg, "Remembering Poets
with Donald Hall," 10 a.m.
Guild House: Soup and sandwich, 75 luncheon,
Robert Hauert, "Reflections on a recent Visit to
Cuba,!' 802 Monroe, noon.
Ctr. S/SEAS: Timothy Case, "Riche Cycle and
Sansai, Thailand;" Joseph Fazekas, "Thailand
through the Ramakien," Commons Rm., Lane Hall,
noon; Janet Fowler, Geline Avila, '"Human Rights
Unde'r Martial Law in the Phillipines," Commons
Rm., Lane, 2 p.m.;'Madhal Deshpande, "nation and
Region: A Socio-Linguistic Perspective on
Maharahtra," 200 Lane, 3 p.m.
Psychology: Ralph Abernathy, Southern Christian
Leadership Conference, "Mobilizing for Social
Change," Rackham Lee. Hall, 4 p.m.
General Notices:f/
Two human historians, Estelle B. Freedman,
Assistant Prof. History, Stanford-U., and Valerie
Kossew Picjanick, former Woodrow Wilson Fellow
at the U of Mass., have been named co-winners of the
first 'University of Michigan Alice and Edith
Hamilton Prize Competition. Each will receive
award of $1,000 at a ceremony and reception on Mar-
ch 12, 1979, Rackham Amphi-theater. U-M Vice
President for Academic Affairs Harold Shapiro will
make the presentation.
The Hamilton Awards are given for the best
scholarly book-length manuscript iurinating some
facet or facets of the life, roles, or position of women,
past or present. Freedman's bog1(, 'Their Sisters'
Keepers: Women's Prison Reform in America, 1840
to 1930," and Pichanick's work, "Harriet Martineau:
The Wman and Her work," will be published by the
University of Michigan Press probably in 1980 as
part of the newly-established Women and Culture
A runner-up in the Hamilton contest, "La Partera:
The Story of a Midwife," by Fran Leeper Buss, the
first-person account of a 75-year-old Hispanic-
American midwide, will also be published as part of
the series.
A second Hamilton Prize Competition will be held
during 1979, with a $1,000 prize again offered for the
best scholarly work dealing with some issue related
to women's lives. Contestants are asked to subriit a
two-page perspectus describing their work, on or
before July 15, 1979 to the Hamilton Prize Commit-
tee, 1058 L.S.A., University of Michigan.
3200 SAB 763-4117
Cranbrook Institute of Science, Bloomfield Hills,
Mi. Openings for day camp instructors in the fields of
geology, lake research, anthro-ology, o-
nothology/entomology. Further information
North Carolina Internship Program, Dept. of Ad-
min. State governm. and gra-hics, poli. and social
science, statistics, editing, design, many other fields.
Further details available. Deadline undetermined at
this time.
Camp Tamarack. Brighton, Ortonville. Mi. Will
interview Wed., Mar. 14. Openings for counselor,
specialists, supervisors, many other positions.
Register in person or by phone.
Maumee G. S. Council, Toledo, Ohio. Will inter-
view Thurs., Mar. 15 from 10 to 2. Positions open
assist. director, bus. manager, health supvr., kitchen
help, waterfront (WSI), counselors - general and
specialists. Register in person or by phone.

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Friday, March 2, 1979
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