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I Wednesday, January 15, 1975


Wage Three

Wednesday,~~~~~ Jaur-5 95TEMCIA AL



Second crash leads Navy to
ground 334 new jet fighters

arouse fears
in California

SAN DIEGO (P) -All of the A, F-14 jet off the Enterprisef
Navy's 334 new F14 Tomcat jet was lost Jan. 2 before the car-
fighters were grounded yester- rier left Philippine waters for
day after the second crash of the Indian Ocean. That was the.
the $14 million plane, the Navy first operational crash for the
announced. aircraft. The navy said the crew
The two crew members appar- members ejected from the plane
ently escaped serious injury in that day and suffered no ir'jur-
the latest crash, which occur- ies.
red earlier in the day in the -
Indian Ocean, a Navy spokes- j "
person said. } lna Faisal v

On Monday, a Navy pilot was
killed and another was serious-
ly injured when their EB-68
Prowler jet crashed in the Ind-
ian Ocean after take off from
the Enterprise.
cause of the crashes was being

luakes have rattled disnes in
outhern California homes for
:hree straight days, but are the
eople here shaken? Most say
Earthquakes are part of iiv-
ng in California and most peo-
le take them in stride. And
hose who don't, treat them the
ay most Southern Californians
eact to movie stars - trying
ard to act as though they don't
AS A California housewife
uts it, "I try not to think ,bout
The latest tremor strucx at
o minutes to midnight Mon-
ay near the Orange and Los
ngeles county lines. A slightly
arger quake was felt in the
ame area at 3:22 a.in. Monday,
nd a moderate quake was re-
orded Sunday offshore near
an Diego. Another .veekend
uake, largest of all, ratrled
indows' Sunday in Northern
alifornia's Humboldt County.
Most people were tieher asleep
r too far away to feel the
"There's realy nothing you
an do," says Ronald G)dinan,
42-year-old coin laundry oper-
torr. II feel like the people on
he Mississippi when it over-
ows every year. Good or bad,
guess I'm here."
"I JUST take it as it comes,"
ays -John Dickson, 76, who is
Dr. Clarence Allen of the Cali-
ornia Institute of Technology
as asked about the connection
nd replied, "We don't think
tween the weekend quakes
here is any. They don't involve
he same fault."
ALTHOUGH small success
:as been made recently in pre-
icting quakes, Allen thinks "it
ill be a long time before we
an systematically and routine-
y predict large quakes.
"And almost all seismologists
d geologists agree that strains
re continuing to build up in the
an Andreas fault and that a big
uake is inevitable. None of us

is willing to stick our neck out
and say when that will happen.
It could happen almost a n y
Some Californians actuallyX
welcome little quakes, thinking.
they relieve pressure in t h e4
ground that might otherwise
cause big ones.
But Allen thinks that theory
is naive.
"IT WOULD take an inordin-
ate number of small shocks to
relieve stresses that are build-
ing up for a big one,' he said.
"There are too many faults."
Dr. Mal Braberman, a psy-
chiatrists who studied Ihe ef-
fect on people of the earthquake
that left 64 persons daad inb he
San Fernando Valley on Feb .9,
1971, feels the cumulative ef-
fect of small shocks is consider-
"Experiencing several small
shocks is worse than one large A YOUNG CAMB(
shock," he said. "Individuals soup dispensed by
are developing a sort of prepara- and their families
tory vulnerability." tween government


Air Force spokesperson said all
routine training and test flights bankroll A rab forces
of the Tomcat were suspended
but commanders could "conduct
missions as required" in an DAMASCUS (A - King Faisal of Saudi Arabia, launching a tour
emergency. of Arab countries he bankrolls, declared yesterday he will put
"This does not mean that our all his oil-rich nation's resources at their disposal in the
readiness is reduced," t h e struggle against Israel. But he gave no figures.
spokesperson added. "Arab unity is realized," a Syrian radio announcer shouted
He said most of the Navy's 113 over and over as Faisal made a triumphant entrance into
swing-wing Tomcats are station Damascus through hundreds of thousands of cheering Syrians.
ed in Sa Di g .Hetdecined to
estimate how long the ground-
ing of the planes might last. SYRIAN PRESIDENT Hafez Assad told Faisal their meeting
A helicopter crew from the will strengthen Arab solidarity, which he called "the only way
carrier Enterprise, from which to get whlt we want, liberation of the occupied lands and res-
the plane that crashed in the toration of usurped Palestinian rights."
Indian Ocean was flying, res-
cued the crew. The two leaders exchanged their countries' highest decorations
THE CRASH yesterday was after meeting at Damascus airport, where doves of peace re-
the second of a Tomcat is 12 leased in the ceremonies flew through puffs of white smoke
days andhfroe third etfir from a 21-gun salute. They then drove into Damascus along
that period. a 20-mile route lined with wildly cheering Syrians.

hr rnoto
ODIAN GIRL discovered she had a leak in her bowl after waiting in line for
y a relief organization north west of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The children
pictured fled their homes in the Phnom Baseth area following fighting be-
and Khmer Rouge forces.



26 die in

Cam bodian

PHNOM PENH (M) - Com-1 tary official said, "Hostile acts:



munist-led rebel gunners un-
leashed a deadly barrage on a
Mekong River convoy yesterday,
kiling 26 refugees and wound-
ing 42, Cambodian navy sourc-
es reported. Government forces
immediately launched counter-
attacks north and east of
Phnom Penh.
In South Vietnam, heavy
fighting flared along the Cam-
bodian border five miles west
of Saigon and along the central
coastal plain 300 miles farther
north. Several attacks also were
reported in the Saigon region.
ONE SOUTH Vietnamese mili-

between the opposing forces!
have reached what is believed
to be the highest intensity since
the cease-fire nearly two years
ago ..."
In New York, U.N. Secretary-
General Kurt Waldheim expres-
sed "gravest concern" at "the
increased scale of the fighting
in recent weeks" in Indochina.
"It is essential for all parties
involved to abide by the terms
of the Paris agreement and to
make progress toward the re-
quired political settlement of
this lengthy and tragic war," he
told a news conference.

singling out North Vietnam or
the Provisional Revolutionary
Government (PRG) and said he
was still studying "very care-
fully" a U.S. note he got Mon-
day asking that he appeal to
North Vietnam and the PRG to
stop the fighting and work out,
a peaceful settlement.
The note accused the Hanoi
government of grave violations
of the cease-fire and both North
Vietnam and the PRG reacted
sharply yesterday. They turned
the charge back on the United
States and accused it of increas-
ing its military involvement in:

counterattack, directly across
the Meking River from Phnom
Penh, met heavy resistance.
Propeller-driven T28 fighters
bombed and strafed insurgent
positions along the east bank of
the Mekong River and the planes
pulled out of their dives over
the city. Scores of persons lined
the city's river front to watch
the action.
Along the Meking River
southeast of Phnom Penh, in-
surgent troops stepped up 'heirI
pressure on besieged Neak
Luong on the river traffic be-
tween the town and Phnom
Penh, navy sources said.

UAC Concert Co-op
Tues., Jan. 21
Hill Auditorium
8 P.M.
Reserved Seats
$6, $5.50, $5, $4
Tickets Go On Sale TODAY
Available U M Union 11-
5:30 d a i l y (763-4553);
Ann Arbor Music Mart on
State St.; Recordland at
Briarwood. Sorry, No Per-
sonal Checks.
Smoking is strictly pro-
hibited, YOUR coopera-
tion is necessary.

Ford to seek delay of clean

In Washington yesterday, a
State Department spokesperson EARLIER yesterday, rebel
renewed the U.S. accusations, gunners blasted a navy convoy
saving Hanoi committed "mas- i--rr ~ +a t -nf-appc inm

sive violations" of the agree-
ir standards in power plantsment

carrying the ruiugees rurn

I .1

WASHINGTON (M?-President
rord plans to seek postpone-'
ient of clean-air standards for
ower plants to help them con-
ert quickly from oil to coal-
>urning boilers, administration
ources said yesterday.
Interior Secretary R o g e r s
dorton, declining to disclose
pecific policies, told a reporter
he President's State of the
Jnion address Wednesday would
nclude proposals to speed power
lant conversions to coal.
BUT ANOTHER administra-
ion source said the proposal
vould seek to amend the Clean
ir Act, postponing for several
ears the power plant standards
tow scheduled to take effect in
Morton, addressing the Manu-'
acturing Chemists' Association,
tinted a postponement by say-;
ng that "the policies for de-
relopment of coal are now bal-
anced, in terms of the time
e've got to buy on the en-,
tironmental problems."
Coal was barely mentioned
y Ford in a broadcast preview
f his energy and economic

policies Monday night. Morton
assigned it the central role in
achieving energy independence
by 1985 as promised by the
"IF WE FAIL on coal, we
can't get from here to there.
It's the Big Casino," Morton
said, "Coal is the key."
"We're going to have to en-

courage the use of coal as fast'
as possible . . . To get to 1985
with oil import levels we can
live with, we are going to have
to double the use of coal," he
Morton, chairman of the cab-
inet-level Energy Resources
Council which prepared policy
options for the President, ex-I
pressed his own strong opposi-
tion to government fuel ration-
ing or similar efforts to control
directly the public's rse of
"I AM totally opposed to the
proposition that we should put
on volumetric controls and ra-
tion energy for the next ten
years," Morton said. "it is
much better to incline the mar-
ket toward conservation."
In the push to encourage the!
use of coal by power plants in
place of oil or natural gase, -he
administration nas stood by the
insistence of the Environmental
IProtection Agency on the use
of either low-sulfur coalthr ex-
haust-scrubbers to prevent pol-
lution, sources said.
But it was expected to pro-
pose postponement for three or
four years, or even longer, of
the air pollution standards that
would require these measures.
EPA has already been grant-
ing power plants permission to
miss the 1975 deadline under
consent agreements setting
schedules for compliance over
the next several years.

HE WAS asked about reports
of American planes flying re-
connaissance flights over North
Vietnam in violation of the pact.
While not directly acknowledg-
ing the flights, he said "selec-
tive violations" of the cease-fire
"cannot take place on only one
When asked if the United
States was living up to all the
protocols, he replied, "I have
nothing further to add." !
The Cambodian counterattacks
were aimed at pushing rebel
forces back from positions they
have occupied for the past two
weeks, the Phnom Penh com-
mand said.

Neak Luong to Phnom Penh.
Navy sources said all the cas-
ualties were in one boat hit by
five 75mm shells. The convoyj
was carrying more than 250
civilians, mostly women and
children, and ran through a 15-
mile corridor of fire.
Neak Luong, 32 miles south-
east of Phnom Penh, straddles
the Mekong River and control
tof the area is the key to
keeping the shipping channel to
Phnom Penh open. A resupply
convoy for Phnom Penh h a s
been unable to travel upriver for
the past 25 days.

IT SAID in one of the drives,
less than 10 miles north of theI
capital, 74 rebels were killed.
Field reports said another


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Wednesday, January 14 Botany: Richard Schultes, Har-
ay alendar yard. "New World Hallucinogens:
UO Panel discussion, "The Botany, Chemistry and the Role of
ate Great Planet Earth," with Dr. Primitive Societies," Rm. 1, MLB,
ussel Peterson, Federal Council 4 pm.
n Environmental Quality, Dr. Mos- Ctr. for Japanese Studies: Rich-
afa Tolba, U. N. Environment Pro- ard Pearson, U. of British Columbia,
rami, Dr. Rene Dubos, Citizens "Japanese Pre-History in World Per-
~ommittee on Environmental Qual-; spective," Commons Rm., Lane Hall,
ty, & moderator, Harrison Salis- 4 pm.
ry, 10 am. rtPhysics: T. M. Sanders, "The Sur-
Pendleton Arts Information Ctr.: face of Liquid Helium," P&A Col-
)pen Hearth Extra Feature, Joseph loq.Rm., 4 pm.
jeller, spkr., Pendleton Ctr., Un-
on, noon. Computing Ctr.: Tutorial lecture,
Career Planning & Placemexit: MISTIC2, John Forsyth, MSU, Lec.
Eegistration meetings, Conf. Rm. 4, Rm. 2, MLB, 7-9:30 pm; Brice Car-
i, League, noon, 1, 2, 3, 4 pm. nahan, "An Introduction to Digital
Fliud Mechanics: 'Howard Bren- Computers and Computing Langu-
aer, Carnegie-Mellon, "Mass Trans- ages," Nat. Sci. Aud., 7:30, 9:30 pm.
>ort Fluxes by Shear," 325 W. Eng., Music School: Bryan-Keys Duo,
pm. Rackham Aud., 8 pm.
T. E. KALEM. Time Mag.
**. in

Assistant Professor of English
January 16, 23, 30 and February 6
7-9 P.M. 2413 MH
This minicourse will look at Woolf's participation in the
Bloomington Group, her critical theory, and her concepts
of feminism and androgvny'. Dr. Sally Ruddick, Professor
of Philosophy from the New Institute of Social Research
will give a guest lecture.

INotice of open Art courses
PLACE: School of Art, North Campus
and Art & Architecture Bldg.
ART 261-
2 credits-INTRO TO PAINTING-Kamiowski
Mon.-Wed.-Fri. 10:30-12:30, Rm. 2062A

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