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Page 8-Saturday, March 31, 1979-The Michigan Daily
Power balance rests
in 4th Ward race

(Continued from Page 1
den" is the "prime issue." Hood has
joined other city Republicans in
proposing a coordinated proportionate
millage rollback among Washtenaw
County, the school board, and the city to
ease the tax burden.
Cappaert lables such talk of millage
rollbacks as "a play for votes." Cap-
paert's "most critical issue" is housing.
He has joined other Democratic can-
didates in accusing the Republicans of
neglecting "the -utterly clear need for
housing" as exemplified, according to
Cappaert, by Belcher's rejection of a
federally subsidized 110-unit housing
project that was proposed by HUD.
Cappaert also advocates increased city
cooperation with the University to en-
courage more University -operated
housing and greater tenant-arranged
housing such as the Inter-Cooperative
Council co-ops.
Hood, however, points to Council's
approval in February of the 750-unit
Cranbrook housing project and similar
Meadowbrook and Pittsfield projects as

proof of Republican success in coping
with the city's housing problem while
achieving his own goal of "well-
designed and controlled growth." Cap-
paert has criticized Hood strongly for
reversing his original vote against the
Cranbrook development after the
developer promised to reduce the
project's density during a hurriedly-
called recess of a chaotic Council
session. Cappaert calls this the kind of
"eleventh hour hallway decision I
would never do."
CAPPAERT, WHO moved to his
current Oakland Street residence four
years ago, says that in the largely
ttudent area he "hasn't seen the same
level of basic service" such as snow
removal, sidewalk and street repair,
and leaf pick-up as he did when he lived
in the Fifth Ward. Cappaert says "on
Council I'm going to fight and see
(Fourth Ward) gets the sami level of
basic services as other parts of the
city."
Cappaert is the principal of Ann Ar-
bor's Abbott elementary school.

OTE in the
Elections
Michigan Student Assembly annual elections
for President, Vice President and Representa-
tives, will be held April 2, 3, 4
Poll sites will be located Campus-wide, watch
for signs listing sites.
The Michigan Student Assembly is the all-
campus student government of The Univer-
sity of Michigan

AS PART OF THEIR annual "Greek Week" celebration, fraternities and sorori-
ties members gathered on the Diag yesterday to play, among other games, a

Daily Photo by PAM MARKS
giant-sized version of spin the bottle. The Greek's frolics preempted a scheduled
campaign address by mayoral candidate James Kenworthy.

Greek Week celebrated on Diag

(Continued from Page i
From then on, the stage belonged to
the fraternity and sorority members. In
what was billed as "The World's
Largest Spin the Bottle Game," 174
participants gathered in a huge circle
around the 'M' imbedded in the Diag.
The spinning, done with a six-foot in-
flated Canadian Club whiskey bottle,
went on for about 40 minutes.
JOHN CAROSSO of Phi Delta Theta
d Jim Kraft ofDelta Kappa Epsilon,
co-chairmen of Friday's events, said
they hope the game will be recorded in
the Guinness Book of World Records.
No "spin the bottle" record is currently
listed.
Sigma Phi's Scott Kelly said he
though it was "kind, of too bad" that
Kenworthy's rally was disrupted. "We
weren't aware that a rally was planned
for the same time as our activities,"
said Kelly, the contest's master of
ceremonies. "But we've literally
worked months getting ideas and spon-
sors together for Greek Week."
Although several sorority sisters had

to be pushed, blushing and protesting,
into the circle to claim their kisses, the
majority of the large lunchtime crowd
seemed amused by the game.
THE GAME broke up in peals of
laughter when Greg French of Psi Up-
silon won a kiss from an An Arbor
local known as "Crazy Mary." Mary
had entertained the throng earlier with
a unique free-form dance, but was
taken off in an ambulance after suf-
fering a fall.
Prior to the bottle contest, a "bed
race" was held on East University bet-
ween the East and West Engineering
Buildings. The race featured "anything
with a mattress that holds four
women,"and was won by the Sigma
Phi Gamma fraternity.
But not all of the extraordinary con-
traptions that entered survived the
race. The men of Theta Chi boasted of
their vehicle, a mattress roped to two
old bicycles, before the race. "We're
not going for style.. . we went for light
weight and speed," they explained. A
few minutes later, however, their bed,
collapsed under the weight of four Zeta
Tau Alphas just past the finish line.
GREEK WEEK is an annual event
conducted through the combined efforts
of fraternities and sororities on cam-
pus. In fulfilling their goals of fund-
raising for charity, as well as having a

good time, the Greeks have also spon-
sored a blood drive, a bake sale, a
swim-a-thon, and a Greek sing this
week.

The week's activities conclude with
the Greek Olympics on Palmer Field
this afternoon and a spaghetti dinner
Sunday.

Iran votes to affirm

Islamic r
From Reuter and AP
TEHRAN - Iranians filed into
mosques, banks and schools yesterday
to vote in a national referendum that
appeared certain to abolish 2,500 years
of monarchy and set up a strict Islamic
republic.
But abstentions, the only permissible.
barometer of opposition, seemed to ex-
ceed the one-third predicted by Deputy
Prime Minister Amir Entezam.
Reports from polling stations in-
dicated that the not very secret ballot
overwhelmingly favored the religious
republic proposed by Ayatollah
Ruhollah Khomeini, the 78-year-old
Moslem leader who spearheaded the
revolution that toppled the shah.
Armed separatist tribesmen attacked
polling places in scattered areas of Iran.
yesterday in a bid to disrupt the
referendum.
Th:ere were no immediate reports of
casualties in the violence.

The radio said armed dissidents at-
tacked polling places in three towns iri
the western Kurdish region. Shooting'
broke out in the Kurdish capital of
Sanandaj, and a grenade exploded in
one voting station there, it said.
In the northeastern Iranian region
populated by the Turkoman ethnic
minority, the radio said Turkoman
tribesmen fired at pollitg stations in at
least three towns. A Turkoman sym-
pathizer told a reporter by telephone
that dissidents had taken over several
polling places in the town of Gonbadge-
Qabous.
Voters appeared virtually unanimous
in saying "yes" to the referendum
ballot slip's straightforward question:
"Do you want an Islamic republic to
replace the former regime?"
But there was little privacy at the
militia-guarded ballot boxes. In some
cases election officials could be seen'
casting the color-coded "Yes" ballots
for the voters.
IT WAS CLEAR that opponents of a
Islamic republic preferred to stay at
home.
Voting continues tomorrow, but the
results of the referendum are not ei-
pected for several days.
Ayatollah Khomeini has not specified
the structure of his projected republic,
but Islamic laws have already been in-
troduced, with alcohol banned and
adultery punished by flogging.
Lengthy television documentaries
have been screened over the past few
days, attacking the shah and showing
massacres of civilians by army troops
during, the monarchy.

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THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
Presents
The 1978-79 Tanner Lecture Program
SECOND DAY
SYMPOSIUM ON SOCIOUIOLOGYAND HUMANVAUES
9:30 am: STUART A. ALTMANN
Professor of Biology and Anatomy, The University of Chicago
"THE RELEVANCE OR IRRELEVANCE
OF ANIMAL BEHAVIOR TO HUMAN CONDUCT"
10:45 am* ALEXANDER ALLAND, JR.
Professor of Anthropolgy, Columbia University
1:30 pm: JOHN R. SEARLE
Professor of Philosophy, The University of California, Berkeley
"SOCIOBIOLGY AND ETHICS"
2:30 pm*: PANEL DISCUSSION: Professors
was s------- M E N _awU - - !

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