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'THE MICHIGAN DAILY

f hursday, January I -J,

THE MICHIGAN DAILY l'hursday, January 11,

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even odds

CHEAPER BY THE DOZEN
SStudent film groups: Big business

on igas
rationing
(Continued from Page 1)
But under the plan, these cou-
pons, now being printed by the f
government, could be bought and ef'.
sold freely. Even buying and sell-~
ing coupons by businesses would $
be permitted.
Sawhill said drivers living in
rural areas, cities with less than
100,000 population, and in metro- :
politan areas with poor or nonex-
istent mass transit systems would
get the full ration.<..
Rations in urban areas with mod-:
erately efficient transit systems;
would be cut by 10 per cent while
those in urban areas with the best
transit systems would be reduceda
by 20 per cent.
IF THE PLAN is adopted, it
would mean, for example,- that mo-
torists in Los Angeles would find
their monthly gasoline rations 20 AP Ph
per cent higher than those living in JOHN SAWHILL, deputy administrator of the U.S. Federal Ene
the New York area. Office, briefs newsmen about possible gas rationing by this summ
Contest maes an tasies real

(Continued from Page 1)
attendance.
Some recent popular movies on
campus, for example, such as
2001: A Space Odyssey, Frenzy,
M*A*S*H, and Harold and Maude
are being shown up to six times

a year locally. standbys as Midnight Cowboy and
The Ann Arbor Film Co-op re- King of Hearts.
ports a sharp drop in attendance in
the last year. Instead of sell out THE LARGE amounts of money
crowds being the norm, as was involved in showing films has un-
the case a few years ago, the derstandably concerned Univer-
group can now only sell out such sity officials, who must ensure that,

existence of earlier groups, such as
the Gothic Film Society, formed
in 1952.
Cinema II was founded in 1965,
the Ann Arbor Film Co-op in 1970.
Friends of Newsreel and New
World were added in 1971.
The phenomenon of University
housing units showing films regu-
larly has only started in the past
year or so. In some cases, the
money collected from dues is now
being used in part for films.

film groups remain non-profit to

UAC, and that UAC finances would
only be used to help it out of a
financial jam.
Patrick Murphy of Cinema Guild
says, "I don't feel student fee
money should be used to subsidize
a film group. Mediatrics shows on-
ly commercial movies and there
are already enough groups show-
ing those kind of films. Mediatrics
could be the only group which
could afford to do adventurous
things at a loss," he adds.
Mediatrics plays down the squab-
ble. "Our policy is to show popu-

qualify as student organizations.
eport.concsrent Accordingly, all film groups will
VVube audited this term. In the past,
only Mediatrics, Cinema Guild, and
Cinema II have had their accounts
control unnwarranted'monitored.

E

(Continued from Page 1)
KEIFER DENIED that the re-
port's release was timed to re-
spond to the HRP proposal, but
said he had "no idea" why the
report was not issued sooner. He
contended that city officials "re-
fused to publish it" at an earlier
date, but would not say which of-
ficials were involved.
Y The report states: (Rent con-
trol's) imposition ,creates addi-
tional problems such as reduced
maintenance and disinvestment in
new construction."
j Frank Shoichet, co-author of

zilch in the campus area during the
last five years," Shoichet stated.
"How can investment fall below
zero?"
The report described another ad-
verse consequence of rent control
as the creation, of a "black mar-
ket" such as New York City ex-
perienced during the fifties and
sixties, when tenants paid extra
money "under the table". to in-
sure a decentapartment. Shoichet
argued that New York City can't
be compared to Ann Arbor.

Vice President for Student Serv-
ices Henry Johnson says the move
"isn't just a question of film
groups - any recognized student
organization which uses Univer-
sity facilities must have their ac-
counts audited."I
STILL SOME film groups are up-
set with the University's stand.
Dallas Kenny claims that the
regulations will be a threat to New
World's very existence, charging
that the University will try to con-
trol expenses as well as audit

ONE OF the most recent entries.

into the film group race is UAC- lar movies for students. We're not
Mediatrics, which has stirred some an artsy group; we don't show in-
controversy. Mediatrics is a divi- tellectual films. We're into people
sion of the Universities Activities and what they want to see," says
Committee, but maintains it hasn't Dave Horney, the group's publicity
yet received any money from director.
1.I

oto
ergy
ner.

(Continued from Page 1) practically, and entered it to get in her basement and publish a
ready has permission from several something they could use." travel book on the outstanding out-
stations. Hartman, who was at UCLA be- houses of America.
THE FANTASY contest was cre- forecoming to the University, also A TEENAGE GIRL wrote in to
ated by a promotional agency bas- studeithe rel s e say that her fantasy was to have
ed in Dallas and was carried by sexual deviance and daydreams ' sex with Alice Cooper, on stage,
radiostatins i New orktwo years ago for the President's before an audience of 35,000 pol
brghiostationin New YorkhPitts- Commission on Obscenity and Por-b
burgh, Washingicago nographyag who are eating butter pecan iceanDeri.Acdngtiso-IngapYram
and Detroit. According to its or- Through the present study he cream.
iginator, Lee Sherwood, the idea , hopes to show that there is a posi-Another girl wanted to marry
was to stimulate people to think ho.e idad - her uncle, but was too embarrassed
about what they could do if they tive, productive side to daydream- to tell anyone. She wanted WLS
"let themselves go." ing. He claims, Daydreams help to arrange for the wedding.
But Jim Turnbull, promotions people lead a more interesting, As the entries come in, they are
But Jm Turbullpromoionsimaginative life."in
staffer of WXYZ in Detroit, says He is mainly obtaining informa- randomly selected 'and read on the
the results were "disappointing." ion for his study through an elev- air.Theperson
"The majority of the entriessquetionnairegw entry then has fifteen minutes to
were for practical, necessary ailed to people who respond to call the station. If the contestant
things like getting a new car, pay- ads in various publications across callse time, the entry s then
ing off the mortgage and obtainig asi thos ulcain arst placed with a group of other qual-
ic offthep, mogage Tnbtai the country. ified entries, from which the win-
medical help," says Turnbull.
HARTMAN FEELS an increase ning entry is drawn at the end of
HARTMAN feels that the entries in daydreaming and fantasizing the contest. The rules also state
show how the majority of people will take place in the future due that the winner must live his/her
in the United States regard day- to the fact that Americans are fantasy.
dreams and fantasies. "finding that the problems of the The winner on WXYZ was a
"In our culture daydreaming is world are so difficult to deal with." man from Bloomfield Hills who
regarded negatively," he says. "Many illusions have been shat- won $22,000 worth of IBM stock
"A conscious fantasy life is not tered," he contends, and cites the and $3,000 to pay for his educa-
encouraged or rewarded. America illusion of solidarity in the U. S. tion at Lawrence Institute of Tech-
is a down-to-earth, get-things- government and the illusion that nology.
done society which does not em- fuel would last forever.t hThe winner on KOV radio in
phasize an inner life." All the Fantasy contests have Pittsburgh was a woman who
Hartman explains t h a t this ended, except for the contest on wanted to visit Germany, her na-'
doesn't mean people don't have WLS radio i Chicago, which will tive country.
fantasies. Rather, they are asham- end in February.
ed to admit them .publicly. ACCORDING to Tom,"Edwards, -
According to _Hartman, very few program manager at WLS, the en-
studies on daydreams have been tries received the last few weeks
attempted. "Daydreams are very have included a large number of
private and personal. People talk outlandish and creative fantasies.
very openly about their night Edwards does not know if this!
dreams, but tend not to reveal their is due to a recent story in a Chi-
daydreams," he says. . cago paper regarding the contest,
HARTMAN feels one reason why but he says, "These are more the
the FANTASY contest produced type of entries we were expect-
such ordinary results is because ing"
you cannot put a price tag on a Among the recent entrants is a
person's real fantasies." He ex- woman who wants to use the
plains, "People viewed the contest 1$25,000 to set up a printing press .

the HRP proposal, insisted that
neither of those problems would
arise in Ann Arbor. The HRP pro-
posal would allow for additional
profit based on one-half the money
invested in maintenance by the
.landlord according to Shoichet.
"Investment has been absolutely
thru
AMERICANARTS GUILD
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ONE SUGGESTED alternative to them.
the HRP-proposed rent control "The University is afraid of stu-
board is a rent grievance board dents doing something by them-
that would negotiate on an individ- selves. They want to take them
ual basis, butwould have no power over when they're successful. We
to regulate across-the-board rents.

The report concluded that "be-
cause (a grievance board) can be
seen as a mere sop to the discon-
tented citizenry and an avoidance
of the underlying issues" that it
"should only be considered in con-
junction with serious efforts to find
more long-range solutions."

don t want to be owned lock, stock
and barrel by the University -
which is what is happening," he
says.
RECENT FILM activity on cam-
pus dates back to the formation of
Cinema Guild in 1960, despite the

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