The Michigan Daily-Friday, January 12, 1979-Page3
FYOU SEE ES NAEWSM CALL :-DNLY
There used to be a campus humor magazine called Gargoyle that
printed issues like the one published in January, 1969, "Nightstick,
The Police Club Journal", a pseudo-parody billed as "a magazine with
the real swingers in mind." Now, some folks are trying to revive the
satiric spirit that left two years ago. They say they need students
"with ships on their shoulders and venom in their blood" to turn out an
eight page issue every so often. They say: "Show no mercy, call Gil
now at 994-3891".
Win ter rush
Winter rush for freshwomen and sophomores interested in joining a
sorority begins tonight with a mass meeting at 6:30 p.m. in the
Michigan League. Winter rush is more informal and less time
consuming than -fall rush, and women who pledge this term will be
able to live in their new houses this September. The following houses
are participating in winter rush: Alpha Epsilon Phi, Alpha Omnicron
Pi, Alpha Xi Delta, Sigma Delta Tau, Zeta Tau Alpha.
The fire and smoke that some students may have seen yesterday near
North Campus did not escape the watchful eye of the Ann Arbor Fire
Department. At 12:16 p.m., the AAFD dispatched a fire truck to
investigate reports of a fire burning along Dhu Varren road, just
outside the city's western city limits. The truck rushed to the scene,
only to discover the cause of the alarm to be the controlled burning of
an old barn.It seems thatsthedburning was being conducted by a
developer who had been issued a permit to do so by Ann Arbor
Township authorities. We had to check it out on the chance that it could
have been within city limits," said AAFD Lt. Bill Koernke. "The
Township doesn't always notify us when they issue one of these
permits." Township authorities deemed the incident "routine."
Ann Arbor Film Co-op-Saturday Night Fever 7, 9 p.m., Aud. 3,
Cinema Guild -Casablanca, 7, 9:05 p.m., Old Arch Aud.
East Quad Midnight Cinema -Ladies and Gentlemen, the Rolling
Stones, midnight, R.C. Auditorium.
Music School - Edward Parmentier, faculty harpsichord recital, 8
p.m., School of Music Recital Hall.
Musical Society-Judity Blegen, soprano, 8:30 p.m., Rackham Aud.
Guild House - RobertBerry, "The Creative Process and the
Psychology of Blockage," noon, 802 Monroe.
Humanities, College of Engineering - C. J. Swearingen, "Plato,
Rhetoric and Literacy: Because No One Was Listening the First
Time," 3 p.m., 1047 East Engineering.
Community-Psychology Area - Kenneth Heller, Department of
Psychology, Indiana Universdity, "Facilitating Factors in
Community Change," Community and Social Change Lecture Series, 4
p.m., 447 Mason Hall.
Wholistic Health Council - Janet McGavin, "Health and Healing
Education in the Waldorf Schools," 7:30, Wesley Foundation, 602 East
Nuclear Seminar - 3:45 p.m., White Auditorium, Cooley Building.
PIRGIM - PIRGIM energy task force, 7 p.m., PIRGIM office,
Hillel Foundation - Orthodox Minyan, Conservative Minyan, 8
p.m., 1429 Hill.
Wrestling - Michigan vs. Northwestern, 5:30 p.m., Crisler Arena.
Women's Basketball - Michigan vs. Wisconsin, 7 p.m., Crisler
Women's Swimming - Michigan vs. Wisconsin, 7:30 p.m., Matt
Hockey - Michigan vs. Colorado College, 7:30 p.m., Yost Ice Arena.
International Center - Sleigh Ride, Spaghetti Dinner, 3 pm., Sugar
Doonesbury enrages Republicans
TOBACCO INSTITUTE DISPUTES REPORT:
WASHINGTON (AP ) - The surgeon
general says he has "overwhelming"
evidence that smoking causes death
and disease. What he doesn't have is a
way to help people stop.
Those were among the conclusions in
a 1,200-page report issued yesterday by
Surgeon General Julius Richmond in a
"review and reappraisal" of research
accumulated over the past 15 years.
"THIS DOCUMENT reveals, with
dramatic clarity, that smoking is even
more dangerous - indeed, far more
dangerous - than was supposed in
1964," said HEW Secretary Joseph
"It is hoped that in another 15 years
we will not have to say, 'We still don't
know what works!" in helping people
stop smoking, said Richmond.
Califano contended the report
"demolishes" claims by cigarette
manufacturers that there is no proven
link between smoking and cancer and
COMMENTING BEFORE the report
was released, the Tobacco Institute
predicted it would be "more rehash
than research." The institute* charac-
terized ex-smoker Califano as an anti-
smoking zealot and issued its own 168-
page report saying the "preoccupation
with smoking may be both unfounded
and dangerous ... because evidence
on many critical points is conflic-
ting ... and it diverts attention from
other suspected hazards."
The new surgeon general's report is
based on no specific new research and
contained no startling new conclusions.
Its thrust is that the volume of research
carried out since the initial surgeon
general's report 15 years ago makes all
the more certain the conclusion that
smoking contributes to cancer; heart
disease, bronchitis, emphysema and
THAT FIRST report created a furor
and led to the now-famous warning
printed on each pack of cigarettes sold
in the United States: 'Warning: The
Surgeon General has Determined That
Cigarette Smoking Is Dangerous to
Unlike the initial report, the main
findings in the new study generally
have been reported separately as the
research that led to them was com-
pleted. Much of the material incor-
porated in the new report was con-
tained in 10 earlier reports to Congress,
the most recent one last fall on the
sharp increase in lung cancer among
Among the findings.re-emphasized in
the latest report.
* That smokers, male and female, die
from a variety of ailments at a rate two-
thirds higher than nonsmokers.
* The risk goes up as the amount
e smoking risks,;
moked goes up. For example, two- . Smokers of low tar and nicotine
>ack-a-day smokers have a death rate cigarettes run lower risks of lung can-
wice as high as nonsmokers. And a 30- cer and coronary heart disease, but
o 35-year-old smoker can expect to die "may in fact increase their hazard if
ight or nine years earlier than a non- they begin smoking more cigarettes or
moker. inhaling more deeply."
Women are dying from lung cancer at * Youngsters who smoke may suffer
i rate three times as high as in 1964. immediate harm in the form of lung
the disease may overtake breast can- damage and respiratory problems.
:er as the leading cause of cancer . 90 per cent of the people who smoke,
leaths in women "if present trends are "have either tried to quit smoking or,
iot reversed during the next decade." would probably quit, if only they couldK
'Coronary heart disease from smoking find an effective way to do so."
auses more premature deaths than Citing soaring lung cancer rates:
ing cancer and other lung diseases. among women and risks posed' to'
Pipe and cigar smokers "experience fetuses and newborn babies by smoking
verall mortality rates that are slightly mothers, Richmond said the "report's'
igher than those of nonsmokers, but at findings have grave public health im-
ates substantially lower than those of plications for women of all ages."
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While most politicians rage over misquotes in news stories and
attacks on editorial pages, Virginia Senator John Warner is fretting
over his image in a comic strip. This week Cartoonist Gary Trudeau
lampooned the senator and his wife, Elizabeth Taylor in a series of
Doonesbury strips, but the Republican Caucus of the Virginia General
Assembly didn't find the comics very amusing. The caucus censured
Trudeau for his saterical treatment of the Warners, expressing their
"outrage and indignation". Wednesday's strip insinuated that Warner
"bought" his Senate nomination after the death of the original
Republican candidate, and yesterday's strip had one character refer
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