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Vol. LXXXV, No. 16

Ann Arbor, Michigan-Sunday, September 22, 1974

Ten Cents

Eight Pages

I Y~1FE 0A ?HAM (-ALL ZDVLY
Bageris busted
Bob Bageris, the controversial Detroit rock pro-
moter who operates Bamboo Productions, has been
arrested and charged with possession and intent
to deliver 67.7 grams of cocaine. Police, acting on
an informant's tip, seized Bageris and his alleged
stash in a Thursday night raid on his Southfield
apartment. He has been released on $25,000 bond
to await an Oct. 11 pre-trial examination. It is not
Bageris' first legal problem: his Detroit promoting
business was once plagued by concert hall code
violations and expensive lawsuits from other pro-
moters. When Bamboo productions sponsored Bob
Dylan's concert at Crisler Arena last February,
The Daily disclosed that Bageris and other Bamboo
officials were behind amassive ticket-scalping
racket, in violation of Dylan's contract and state
laws. Bageris denied the story.
"
Meet your President
Amid massive security arrangements, President
Ford will speak to the opening session of the
ninth World Energy Conference at Cobo Auditorium
in Detroit tomorrow. At the five-day conference,
3700 delegates from 69 nations plan to draw a
tentative blueprint for the earth's fuel needs over
the next 30 years. Scores of police began patrolling
the auditorium area yesterday as delegates arrived
to hear Ford, Treasury Secretary William Simon,
and dozens of other officials from around the
world. A coalition of Ann Arbor radical groups
say they will sponsor a rally outside Cobo at 10
a.m. tomorrow to protest Ford's pardon of Richard
Nixon.
"
Labor news
Organizers from the United Auto Workers (UAW)
and the American Federation of State, County and
Municipal Employes (AFSCME) are asking the
University's 3200 clerical workers to choose be-
tween the two unions tomorrow, the final day of
clericals' voting. The state-sponsored election also
allows workers the choice of voting for "no union,"
but both sides are urging that "any union is better
than no union at all. The polls are at the League
on the main floor. Meanwhile, in another labor
issue, a state mediator has been asked to Inter-
cere in stalled contract talks between the Univer-
sity and its hospital's interns. The interns' union
says it has been offered an unsatisfactory 3.5 per
cent wage hike.
"
Guru in orange socks
Awaken to your shakti-divine power, that is-
tomorrow at the hands of an Indian guru who
favors bright orange knee socks and a floppy hat
for holp garb. Everyone is welcome at the 10:30
opening reception and midday feast for Swami
Muktananda at Siddha Yoga Dham at 902 Baldwin.
Baba, as his devotees call him, is Indira Ghandi's
own spiritual advisor and reportedly has a knack
for leading people to fulfillment and contentment.
You are invited to make a start toward approach-
ing inner peace during his two week stay here.
"
Happenings ..
. .. are sparse this Sunday. The University Out-
ing Club will start its outing-as well an outing
club should-at the Huron St. entrance to Rackham
at 1:30 p.m. . . . The Committee Against Racism
meets at 7:30 p.m. in Union Room 2207 . . Ars
Musica 'presents a selection of Mozart works in
East Quad's auditorium at 8 p.m. . . . On Monday,
Marxist economist Victor Perlo rapping on infla-
tion at 4 p.m. in Room 2207 of the Union.
political early-risers should line up for rides to
the Detroit anti-Ford rally at 8:30 a.m. outside the
Union ...
Tennis racketeer
Sheriff's deputies surrounded a Los Angeles
motel Friday, forcing the surrender of Frank
Williams, 41, allegedly the last of the "tennis ball
bandits." Williams was charged with armed rob-
bery. Police said he was the gunman who led the
robbery of 32,256 tennis balls from the warehouse
of Wilson's Sporting Goods in nearby City of Com-
merce.

Un earable
"Operation Goldilocks" has paid off for Rich-
mond, Cal., police. They nabbed "Poppa Bear"
and "Baby Bear." Detective Wayne Harvey said
Friday two 17-year-old boys stole two walkie-
talkies from the Recreation and Parks Department
last weekend. He said the youths began calling
police with false crime reports, using obscene
language and identifying themselves as "Poppa
Bear" and "Baby Bear." Harvey said the broad-
casts were traced in "Operation Goldilocks" to the
boys' homes, where they were arrested. "We took
away their porridge, 'the detective said.
On the inside .. .
The Sunday Magazine features a report from
former staff writer David Stoll on the travails of
Steven Gaskin's Tennessee commune farm .
and on the Sports Page, everything you wanted to
know about Michigan's 31-0 sandblasting of Colo-
On the outside .. .

UNTIL FEBRUARY
Pentagon keeps quiet on deserters

WASHINGTON (P) - Fugitive military de-
serters will not be tracked down immediately
with information they provide in telephone in-
quiries about President Ford's amnesty program,
a Pentagon spokesperson said yesterday.
Under a new policy set by 'Defense Secretary
James Scheslinger, the personal information will
be "clos'ely held" and not passed on to the FBI
or other authorities during the clemency eligibil-
ity period - or until Jan. 31, 1975.
BUT THERE was no indication whether the
information might be used to hunt deserters who
remain at large after that date.
According to the Pentagon spokesperson, a
total of 760 calls inquiring about the clemency
regulations had been received by the armed ser-
vices since Ford announced the program Monday.

The first four Vietnam-era deserters to turn
themselves in under the program were dis-
charged Friday night at Ft. Benjamin Harrison,
Ind., after signing a statement reaffirming their
allegiance and pledging to complete terms of
alternate service.
AUTHORITIES AT the Indiana base said yes-
terday that 18 other deserters who have surren-
dered were being processed there.
Deserters telephoning information numbers set
up by the various armed forces usually are re-
quested to give their name, service number and
address before they are advised about their
eligibility for the amnesty program. -
This had led to concern that the personal in-
formation might be used by authorities to find
and arrest them before they decide whether

to turn themselves in voluntarily.
THE PENTAGON'S STATEMENT said:
"Secretary of Defense James Schlesinger has
decided that information obtained from military
absentees inquiring about the President's pro-
gram will be closely held, by the military de-
partment concerned and will not be used during
the eligibility period set forth in proclamation No.
4313 against either.the absentee inquiring or other
eligible absentees to effect an apprehension for
unauthorizd absence.
"To do otherwise would not be in the spirit of
the President's program," the statement said.
. The Pentagon said the four Army deserters
discharged had arrived on Thursday at Ft. Ben-
jamin Harrison. Their names were not released.
After a review of records and additional in-
formation provided by the men, the- spokesper-

son said, the four men were given terms of alter-
nate service of 12, 20, 21 and 24 months. The two-
year term is the maximum required under the
clemency program.
THE MEN RECEIVED undesirable discharges,
which are to be changed to clemency discharges
after they have satisfactorily completed their
terms of alternate service.
However, the undesirable discharge removes
the men from military control, and there is no
further legal requirement that they perform the
alternate service.
Telephone numbers for inquiries about' the
clemency- program as it affects military desert-
ers are: Army 317-542-3417; Navy 202-694-2057 or
202-694-1936; Marine Corps 202-694-8526; Air Force
512-652-4154; Coast Guard 202-426-1830.

BROWN BUSTS RETURN RECORD:

Blue

baffles

Buffaloes,

31 -0

Mariner
transmts
photos of
Mercury
PASADENA (AP) - Television
cameras aboard the Mariner 10
spacecraft began clicking a
series of "prime time" pictures
of Mercury yesterday as the
metallic probe initiated its sec-
ond encounter with the tiny,
cold-looking planet.
The first of the 330 detailed
photographs were taken from
about 55,000 miles away, but
scientists at the Jet Propulsion
Laboratory (JPL) said they
were not of sufficient quality
to warrant immediate reaction.
They expected better quality
pictures as the probe moved
closer to Mercury's previously-
unexplored south polar region.'
Scientists hoped the pictures
would provide a better under-
standing of how the tiny planet
formed into a sphere with a
heavy iron core covered by a
thin rocky crust.
Scientists said the long-range
cameras aboard Mariner start-
ed sending their bird's-eye view
of Mercury back to Earth on
schedule and reported no prob-
lems aboard the miniature
spacecraft.
Within two hours, the robot
See MARINER, Page 2

By CLARKE COGSDILL
"Except for Ohio State, this is' the first game that's left my
whole body sore before I even got in the shower."
Dennis Franks, Michigan's starting center, could afford to
laugh while he said this. 91,203 people in the Stadium yesterday
saw his team wear down and eventually rout a huge herd of
Colorado Buffaloes, 31-0.
THE GAME WAS far more difficult for the Wolverines than
the final score shows. For the first 30 minutes, the Michigan
faithful had only one scoring drive, and Dave Brown's record
setting 88-yard touchdown punt return in the first quarter to cheer
about.
Bo Schembechler, whose 50th Michigan win yesterday put
him- in an elite class with Fielding Yost, Fritz Crisler, Bennie
Oosterbaan and Bump Elliott - previous Wolverine coaches-
was more than pleased.
"Just think of what the guy went through," Schembechler
said praising his quarterback Dennis Franklin. "Ten days on his
back. getting up only to eat. No exercise. He works an hour and
a half on Wednesdav, an hour and fifteen minutes on Thursday,

Daily Photo by KEN FINK
AN NCAA REGULATION forbids the spiking of the ball in the endzone after a touchdown has
been scored. So Chuck Heater shows his joy at s coring Michigan's third tally by flipping the ball
in the air. Heater may be happy, but there is no joy in Boulder; the Wolverines thrashed Colo-
rado, 31-0 at Michigan Stadium yesterday.

gets in his sweatclothes to toss
a few passes on Friday, and
then he plays the way he did
todav. I think that's incredi-
ble."
Franklin's "aerial circus"
ionided eleven competions in
16 attempts for 115 yards, and
four third-down . completions
which kept Wolverine scoring
drives alive.
CREDIT MUST also be giv-
en to the Wolverine defense,
which checked the speedy
Buffaloes at 79 rushing yards
in 30 attempts (a 2.6 yard av-
erage) and forced Colorado
flingers Dave Williams and
Clyde Crutchmer to throw the
ball 27 times to gain a measley
1f vards.
After receiving the opening
kickoff, the Buffaloes tried to
s'irnrise Michigan by passing
on four of their six first plays.
Three of them were unsuccess-
ful and punter Stan Koleski
dropped back to the Colorado
33. .
Koleski's kick spiraled down
to Brown at the Michigan 12.
The Colorado punt coverage
failed to get under the ball, and
also left a gaping alley wide-
oven up the middle.
BROWN DASHED forward
for 15 yards, cut sharply to his
left, got clear by the time he
reached the Michigan 40, and
scored easily.
This 88-yard dash set a new
all-time mark for Michigan
punt returns, besting Gil Chap-
man's record 83tyard punt re-
turn against Oregon last year.
Three plays into the second
quarter, Michigan took the ball
over on its 30 and mounted a
13-play, 70-yard touchdown
drive. ,
Two plays after a Colorado
offside gave Michigan a first
down on the Colorado 24, Den-
Boer cut across the middle and
See GRIDDERS, Page 8

7,000
killed b
hu rricane
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras
UP) - Rescue workers ,para-
chuted into the ravaged town
of Choloma yesterday and re-
ported that 2,760 bodies have
been found there, bringing the
confirmed death toll from Hur-
ricane Fifi to nearly 4,000 na-
tionwide, the government said.
The Honduras National Emer-
gency Committee said earlier
that it believes between/7,000
and 8,000 people died in the
storm which raked the Hon-
duran coast with 110 mile per
hour winds on Thursday.
Access to the hardest-hit
areas has been difficult as most
of the low-lying coastal region
remains under water. As more
and more bodies were being
discovered, rescue teams re-
sorted to burning the corpses to
avoid outbreaks of typhoid, a
committee spokesperson said.
RESCUERS REPORTED that
when they reached the town
of Cruz Laguna, which had a
population of 1,500, every house
had been washed away by
floods and not a single person
could be found.
Lt. Ignacio Acosta, of the
emergency committee said at
least 75 per cent of the houses
and 90 per cent of the roads in
the hard-hit northwest region
were under flood waters.
Acosta said banana planta-
tions were "100 per cent de-
stroyed" in the states of At-
latida, Yoro, Colon, and Cortes,
See HURRICANE, Page 2

MILLIONS CONTRIBUTED:,

400.1
By SARA RIMER
Four hundred monied alumni,
members of the exclusive Presi-
dent's Club, hit town this week-
end with all the spirit of a pep
rally and homecoming com-
bined.
Juggling a busy schedule that

4lumni come

included a speech by Vice-Pres-
ident for Academic A f f a i r s
Frank Rhodes, tea at President
Fleming's house, the football
game and a reception at the
League, the members of the
prestigious President's C l u b
kept up a steady stream of

Ford warns UN of
harsh food politics
AP News Analysis
President Ford's debut at the United Nations has reminded
the world organization it can expect long embroilment in the
harsh and complicated politics of food, where search for accord
may be more important than the quest for agreement on nuclear
arms.
The President linked food to oil in his appeal last Wednesday
for concord, as well he might. A potentially explosive force lurks
behind the developing food picture, especially as it is compli-
cated by energy shortages and regional conflicts.
WHEN DELEGATES gather Nov. 5 in Rome for a world food
conference under United Nations auspices, they'll have some
stark food statistics to chew over, collected by their preparatory
committee:
0 By conservative estimate, nearly a half billion persons in
this world of 4 billion never know what it is to have enough to
eat. Perhaps 200 million of them are children. The number grows

praise for their alma mater.
Most agreed with Tom Roach,
'51 law, who asserts, "This is
the finest University in the
world. Everyone owes it some-
thing."
MEMBERSHIP in the Presi-
dent's Club is contingent on a
minimum donation of $10,000,
during their lifetime. According
to member Anneke Overseth,
the club's 1,432 members have
contributed over $39 million to
the University.
The majority of the visiting
alumni expressed feelings of
deep obligation to the Univer-
sity. As William McClintock
says, "We got a lot out of the
University. It's only fair to
give something back."
The club does not influence
any University p o l i c y and
serves only a fund raising func-
tion. Members paid for the
weekend's activities, down to
the last cocktail and fancy hors
d'oeuvre consumed at Friday
night's reception.
Although the alumni repre-
sented graduating classes that
dated back to 1902, few wished
for a retuirn to the good old
d-vs. Peggy Bergstrom asserts.
"T"9r's nothing new and dif-
ferent. Girls are girls, boys are

back
T R U D Y HUEBNER, club
member and regent, feels the
alumni are "very supportive
and less critical than in pre-
vious years." She explains,
"This is a clean year on cam-
pus. Blue jean skirts are in.'
A few alumni did sound cri-
tical n o t e s. Conceding that
"we'll always be loyal to Mich-
igan," Kay and George Hall
compare student appearance to
"refugees from a displaced per-
sons camp."
They add, "We walked across
the diag to check out the stu-
dents. They've ruined the diag.
See ALUMNI, Page 2

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