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The Project Community
Friday, March 12 2 shows 7 & 9:30
Hill Auditorium

N.Y. abortion
NEW YORK 0P) - When a girl from Goldberg said there are no d
outside New York wants an abortion, she connected with her agency. She and
can wind up paying a hidden premium lay counselors decide over the tele
as high as $160 to a referral agency that what type of abortion operation t
arranges- the operation, state investi- tient should have.
gators were told yesterday. "I don't think ideally even a doct
.ldo that over the phone," said Dr. R
Doctors and an employee of an abortion Hall, associate professor of gyne
referral agency testified at a hearing and obstetrics at Columbia Unive
held by State Atty. Gen. Louis Lefko- Medical School.
witz to determine whether abortion re-
ferral agencieshhulde ie nsrdonr- Goldberg testified that her a
ferrlaene sucharged $260 and kept $85 for thec
outlawed. est type of abortion-the kind perf
Jane Goldberg, a college- student, was without an overnight stay in a cli
among the witnesses. She works for an a woman less than 11 weeks pre
abortion referral agency that operates
out of an upper West Side brownstone. At the other end of the scale, sh
The agency was not identified by name. the agency gives $710 as the cos
page three

octors saline procedure abortion and k
other $160.
phone If the patient asked for an item
he pa- cost estimate, Goldberg testified:
were instructed to tell them to call t
or can after the operation and they would
Robert sent a bill."
ecology She added that her fellow-counsc
rsity's included actors and actresses as wel
other students.
agency In the first six months after New I
cheap- liberalized its abortion laws on Jul
.omed 69.000 women have been operated c-
nic n New York City alone, half of them f
,gant ut of state.
e said The women from uut cf state 1
t of a c ntributed to the booming z eferral 1
S i ri ii

eeps ness. Rather than come to New York
and shop around for their abortion, many
ized of these patients prefer to make ar-
"We rangements in advance through a re-
back ferral agency.
I be "The need stems solely from the fact
that we are the only state taking care
lors of patients from out of our area," Hall
3 as testified. "The commercial rgencies
capitalize on this monoply that New
York York State has on abortion."N
y I, Hall compared the abortion-bent "girl
n in from Des Moines" to her out-of-state
rom sister "who goes to a scalper for theater
have Another witness, Dr. Richard Haus-
busi- knecht, associate in obstetrics and gyne-
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cology at Mt. Sinai Hospital, said he
turned down a S250.000-a-y ear offer to
head an abortion referral clinic.
"I find it abhorrent that a commercial
agency must interpose itself between
patient and doctors" said Hausknecht.
"If the physicians would refuse to accept
referrals from these agencies, they
could not function."
Read into the hearing record was a
letter from an out-of-state woman who
said she paid a referral agency $55 to
arrange an abortion. When her husband
questioned the price, he was told only
$10 went to the agency, with the rest
"going to unscrupulous hospitals that
were on the verge of bankruptcy before
the abortion law went into effect."
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Friday, February 12, 1971 Ann Arbor, Michigan Page Three

newsw briefs
By The Associated Press
GERALD FORD (R-MICH.), House Republican leader, claim-
ed his "action was within the law" when questioned about un-I
reported campaign funds.
Ford said he turned over $11,500 in campaign donations to Re-'
publican headquarters in Washington, and had no knowledge of $12,-1
233 returned to pay his post-campaign debts by the party.
Ford said he turned over the funds because he had reached the
legal limit on campaign donations. .
Ford acknowledged in an interview that he got the money from
various special interest groups.
THIRTY-EIGHT SENATORS filed a petition yesterday to
close debate, -now in its 14th day, on a proposed modification of
the Senate's filibuster rule.
The petition will be voted on Feb. 18.

Death toll rises
In L.A. disaster
LOS ANGELES UP) - Deaths from Southern California's
shattering earthquake appeared likely to rise above 60 yes-
terday while damage was estimated unofficially at $1 billion
or more.
The total of known dead reached 55. Thirty-five bodies
had been found in the ruins of collapsed buildings at a vet-
erans hospital, where three patients and five nurses still were
missing and feared dead.
Over 100 patients and hospital employes were inside when
the buildings collapsed.
Workers continued hunting for bodies in t h e rubble,
marking the third day of ef- -- - -
forts to clear a w a y twisted
girders and huge concrete Treaty bans
chunks since the earthquake's
occurrence e a r 1 y Tuesday E
morning. ocean floor

The petition, signed by 29 Democrats and nine Republicans, is.
not expected to succeed on this first try, but other petitions will be
The proposed amendment, against which southern senators and RESIDENTS of San Fernando, a Los Ange
CEconservative Republicans have been filibustering, would reduce the get water from a tank truck yesterday as
4majority needed to end a debate from two-thirds to three-fifths, repair seven wells damaged by Tuesday's e
Friday-February 12 APOLLO 14 ASTRONAUTS are scbeduled to arrive at Elling-
ton Air Force Base in Texas this morning.!PROTESTS BY LABOR:
Scientists wait to examine them and the precious moon rocks.
The astronauts will be kept in quarantine at the base until Feb. 26. N ixon blam ed I
This represents the culmination of the longest and most success-
ful flight to the moon yet attempted.
TWENTY INDUSTRY ECONOMISTS forecast in an advisory Costs, unemplo
dir. JEAN RENOIR (1932) France report that the Gross National Product this year will be some
$15 billion lower than President Nixon's $1.065 trillion prediction. MIAMI BEACH ( P - Labor Nixon 1E
A funny movie about a middle class bookseller who The report if true, would mean a $5-$6 billion increase in federal leaders blamed President Nixon' man labo
stops a hairy bum (Boudu) from committing suicide. deficit, due to smaller tax revenue, yesterday for rising living costs panel toc
Instead of thanking the bookseller, Boudu attempts The report also foresees modest gains in output and gradual pro- and the nation's highest unem- proposal
to "thank" the bookseller's wife. gress against inflation. ployment in a decade, and said curbs in c
" they won't go along with a White: Any W
ONE OF THE DIRECTOR'S BEST SECRETARY OF WELFARE Elliot Richardson announced House request to voluntarily curb mandator
I ~construction wage hikes. on the cor
9 :05 ARCHITECTURE yesterday that the administration is assembling a special staff 1Building and Construction Trades' woulde
75 to monitor and evaluate state welfare programs. Dwtyrtmeft thesdoor slig-H
Department President C. J. Hag- Haggerty
662-8871 C' AUDITORIUM The staff will evaluate whether the states have fully examined' gerty, left the door slight-y
the possibilities of ineligibility and misrepresentation among their ly ajar for further talks on Nix- Constru
recipients. on's request to come up with a' 18 per cer
Currently envisioned 'at about 55 persons, the staff is being cre- wage-price curb plan by Feb. 17. 8 per cen
ated in the Health, Education and Welfare Department's regional of- Another AFL-CIO official, Vice constructi
NPresident Charles West of the In- higher hot
CINEMA GUILD announces petitioning for member- fices to monitor a quality control system required for state welfare ternational Association of Ma-!men wor
ship on its board. All interested and qualified persons agencies under federal regulations since last October. chinists, said Nixon's proposed a year cor
shi onitsc bd. U deresteandequalfieers * * * "full employment" federal budget., for worke
are dwecome Uner-cassmen especialy encour GOVERNMENT WORKERS in most states will celebrate a based on the assumption jobs will tries.
aged. four-day holiday this weekend, due to a federal 1 a w moving increase, is an attempt to mislead T h et
SIGN-UP for interview appointments in Architecture Auditorium Washington's birthday to Mon., Feb. 15. Americans. rate last n
lobby. A sign-up sheet will be posted on the wall at the top of The changed date is part of a law passed last year moving four The construction unions s a i d of the wo:
the stairs leading to the projection booth.d s they were "heartened" by Nixon's million w
holidays to Monday to make long weekends. The other holidays are concern for stabilizing wage bar- years. Inf
Memorial Day, Columbus Day, and Veteran's Day. - , gaining in the industry, but that to a price
-_ ---the President's emissaries haven't was still
Join The Daily Staff asked them to go along with any nual jump
,- - r. i y t.ff specific plan. climb of6

City and county officials con-
tinued an assessment of damage to
les suburbineto public and private facilities, with
~le suurb lie u to many yet to be inspected. With
the city attempted to preliminary tallies already p a a t
earthquake. the $300 million mark, the county
engineer's office said the ulti-
mate total likely would be $1 bil-
lion or more.
Eighty thousand people were or-
I*dered out of a 20-square-mile ar-
fo /T i , -ea below Van Norman Lakes dam,
the city's largest reservoir. The
quake shattered the concrete fac-
y r e Tit ing, and portions of the wall of
compressed earth that retains the
water cracked. Officials, 'fearing
ast month named a six- strong aftershocks might cause a
r - industry - government flood, said evacuees could not re-
come up with a specific turn until this afternoon when
for voluntary wage-cost emergency draining would lower
onstruction by Feb. 17. water to a safe level.

'hite House action for
y wage or price controls
nstruction industry alone
'arbitrary and unfair,
ction wages rose about
nt last year compared to
t in manufacturing. The
on unions said despite
iuly pay, building trades-
only about 1,400 hours
=pared with 2,000 hours
rs in most other indus-
nation's unemployment
month stood at 6 per cent
rk force - a total of 5.4
orkers, the highest in 10
flation last year slowed
rise of 5.5 per cent but
the second highest an-
p in 2 years after 1969's
6.1 per cent.

Thousands of persons whose
homes were harmed by Tuesday's
temblerhorewho were evacuated
from the area of the leaking res-
ervoir either camped out in the
unseasonably warm weather or
stayed at Red Cross centers in
With a four-day weekend holi-
day coming up, California High-
way Patrol officials predicted a
"horrendous" traffic jam around
the west end of the San Fernando
Valley where freeways and other
roads to some mountain and des-
ert recreation regions were closed
due to crumpling of paving and
collapse of bridges.
There have b e e n daily com-
muter traffic jams, as autos are
diverted to surface streets, many
of them damaged too.
Valley area motels reported a
sharp increase in business due to

WASHINGTON (/) - President
Nixon and Soviet Premier Alexei
Kosygin yesterday voiced hope at
parallel ceremonies in Washing.-
ton and Moscow that a new treaty
to ban atomic weapons from the
ocean floors will be followed by
progress toward curbing the nu-
clear arms race between the two
The seabed treaty is the product
of two years of U.S.-Soviet nego-
tiations at the Geneva disarma-
ment parley. It does not prohibit
nuclear missile-firing submarines,
but it does bar the emplacement
of stationary mass destruction
weapons on the ocean floor and its
subsoil, as well as facilities for
such weapons.
Thertreaty was2to take effect
when ratified by 22 nations, and
well over that number signed in
parallel ceremonies in Washing-
ton, Moscow and London.
Besides the 62 listed in Wash-
ington, some signed at the other
capitals but not here, for techni-
cal or political reasons.
Prominent nonsigners included
France and Red China.
Treaty sponsors figure the pact
covers an area amounting to some
70 per cent, of the world.
Under the treaty provisions,
member states may inspect the
ocean floor to check against vio-
lations. If suspected that viola-
tions are not corrected, the mat-
ter may be referred to the United
Any nation may withdraw from
the treaty if it deems this to be re-
quired in its supreme national in-

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