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,., LXXXII, No. 121

Ann Arbor, Michigan-Saturday, February 24, 1973

Ten Cents

Eight Pages




Now, a super-sewer
To the oversize ranks of the Whopper, the Super Bowl, and
the 747 we add the "super sewer." It sounds like something Paul
Bunyan might concoct for one of his logging camps, but a $200
million sewage treatment system to include our own city-
which the federal Environmental Protection Agency has just
okayed is designed to handle the needs of 3, count 'em, counties-
Washtenaw, Oakland and Wayne. Dubbed the "super sewer," the
system has been opposed by environmentalists because it would
simultaneously lower the Huron River level and further pollute
Lake Erie. Mayor Robert Harris is "giving serious considera-
tion" to legal action to keep Ann Arbor out of the scheme.
Marital note
Good news from Nashville. Former University vice president
for student services Robert Knauss (who is now dean of the
Vanderbilt University 'law school) got married this week to
Angela "Chi Chi" Lawson, who left her post at the University
last Fall. The ceremony lasted only 45 seconds, according to our
social reporter, and the happy couple are now living together
in holy matrimony in Tennessee. Today congratulates the pair
and wishes them much happiness.
Cop quits WCSD
Stanton Bordine, a hard nosed Sheriff's detective for the past
15 years, has quit the department in a huff with newly elected
Sheriff Fred Postill. Bordine said that morale in the department
had reached an all time low and that the department was ig-
noring narcotics laws - an apparent reference to an order issued
by Postill de-emphasizing the enforcement of pot laws. Postill
termed Bordine's charges, "ridiculous."
Open door policy
In its continuing effort to deal with the crucial issue of the
" day, SGC will soon consider motions to put doors on doorless
men's bathroom stalls and to raise the SGC president's salary
from $25 to $250 a month. The john door proposal, submitted by
Bullshit party member Dave Hornstein, contends that the lack
of doors on some stalls not only "forces the users to experience
a great deal of embarrassment" but also "tends to discourage
the writing of creative and entertaining graffitti."
Happenings ...
are mostly cultural today, and you can get the complete
rundown on them from the Arts Page cultural calendar on page
3 . . . other things are an international party at Rive Gauche,
1024 Hill St at 9 p.m. . . the Black Affairs section of UAC is
having a show and dance called Walk Together Soulful People
Take 3 at Bursley Hall tonite at 9:30 p.m. . . . and that's
about it, folks. Why not stay at home and, dare we suggest it,
Brown has a defense
DETROIT-Hayward Brown, the only manin custody in De-
troit's well-publicized STRESS -shootings, will plead self-defense
to charges stemming from a Dec. 4 incident in which four
STRESS policemen were wounded, his attorney said today.
Admiral's hattrick
WASHINGTON-Marine sentries searched car trunks, hand-
bags and packages of most of the 1,750 employes of the Naval
Security Station as they left work - producing a traffic jam and
some complaints. The sentries were searching for Rear Adm.
Samuel Gravely's hat, which officials said had disappeared from
a rack outside a cafeteria during lunchtime. The result of the
searches was not announced. A complete admiral's hat costs
between $32.60 and $66.
Irish start vote
DUBLIN, Ireland - Voting began in Ireland's general elec-
tion yesterday as fishermen and their families on the remote
islands off the northwest coast went to the polls six days ahead
of the rest of the country. And as the first votes were being
cast, the leaders of the opposition Fine Gael and Labor parties,
linked in an electoral coalition, met in Dublin to discuss their
response to Prime Minister Jack Lynch's surprise pledge to
abolish all taxes on private dwellings. Lynch's promise, coupled
with a commitment to raise social welfare benefits for pension-
ers, widows, and the unemployed, came as his ruling Finna Fail
party's campaign appeared to be flagging and support for the
coalition seemed on the increase.
Airborne movie lewd
PARIS, France - Air France was ordered yesterday to pay
2,800 francs (about $635) for showing the film "Benjamin or the
Memoirs of a Virgin" aboard a plane carrying an 11 year-old
girl passenger. A Paris. court made its judgement after hear-
ing a complaint from Jean Valette., a school teacher who was
travelling with his daughter Sophie when the film was shown
aboard a plane flying from Chicago to Paris in August, 1969.
Etienne Ferrer, Air France's manager of in-flight entertainment,
was ordered to pay an 800 franc (about $110) fine and 2,000 francs
(about $450) damages.
'F'ies' uard Petain
ILE DYEU, France-Police yesterday mounted a round-the-
clock guard on the tomb here of Marshal Philippe Petain as
President George Pompidou faced left-wing attacks for sending
a wreath to the reburial of the world war two collaborationist
leader. Police kept up their watch on the simple white tomb
on this windy Atlantic Island in case Petainist sympathizers

tried to repeat their theft of the Marshal's remains on Monday.-
Tuna recall
WASHINGTON-Star Kist Foods is recalling 172,800 cans of
tuna, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced yes-
terday. Six confirmed illnesses in the northern midwest have
been connected with tuna in cans having the letter G on the top
line of the code and D419 or D417 as the last digits of the bottom
line. Symptoms of poisoning include dizziness, nausea, vomiting
and burning of the mouth, all occurring within a few minutes to
an hour after the tuna is eaten. Recovery is rapid, however.
On the inside .. .
. ...find Sylvia's predictions on your future on the Edi-
torial Page Warren Rosenberg's impressions of Don-

K elley de
With Wire Service Reports
Attorney General Frank Kelley yesterday declared abortion
legal in Michigan as a result of a U. S. District Court decision
erasing the state's restrictive abortion statute.
However, it is still not clear what clinics-if any-will be avail-
able soon in Washtenaw County for women seeking routine abor-
University Health Service Director Dr. Robert Anderson said
yesterday the health service will continue to function as a refer-
ral service but will not perform abortions due to a lack of proper
"We probably couldn't get approved to do them even if we
did have the facilities," he added.
A spokesman for University Hospital says the recent ruling



"is not going to make a great deal of difference in our policy.
We're not going to be handling routine abortions-we never have
anyway. We just can't handle the load," he said.
The hospital will continue to accept referral cases of women,
who for medical reasons, will need special treatment.
St. Joseph Hospital has not yet released an official policy
At health service, Anderson said the next step will be to send
a team of experts to evaluate abortion clinics which are currently
operating or will open in the state.
"We want to take a very cautious look at where the facilities
are, who runs them, and how protective they are to women's
Available abortion facilities must be approved by health
service before they will refer students to them. The same pro-

cedure was followed before
New York clinics.

The team will look at the quality of medical care, the use
of lab testing and the availability of counseling services.
"We are very much concerned about the availability of proper
counseling since this is as important as the medical procedure
"It's very important that it's not a rush in and out kind of
thing," Anderson added.
Yesterday's announcement ended 32 days of confusion and
conflicting legal interpretations as a result of the Supreme Court's
Jan. 22 ruling. The court prohibited states from interfering with
abortion during the first three months of pregnancy.
See KELLEY, Page 8

University women were referred to

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et pilot

Would you buy a used boat .. .?
Row after row of World War II vintage boats-many of them original "Liberty Ships"-await you in the James River near Han
These valuable hulks, some of which have been rusting here for years, are just ideal for that home away from home yo!'vet
ing for. Just call Dick Nixon's Used Boats, Washington, D.C.

From Wi e Ser~iwe Reports
Israeli officials yesterday found the missing flight and
voice recorders from the Libyan airliner that was shot down
over Sinai Wednesday. The tapes indicated the pilot did not
know Israeli pilots had ordered him to land.
An Army spokesperson said a preliminary investigation
df the tapes proved the pilot had been completely off course
and he thought he was over Egypt. He believed the fighter
planes that intercepted him were Egyptian MIGs.
Israel had charged the pilot clearly knew Israeli jets
had intercepted his plane and deliberately tried to evade
them. An Israeli phantom jet shot at the plane as it neared
the Suez Canal. The Libyan jet crashed, killing 106 persons.
In Cairo, Egyptian President An-- -- -
war Sadat summoned his Supreme
Committee to an emergency ses-
of Israel's downing of the Libyan
plane. Egyptian Vice President
Hussein Shafei hinted that the
AP Photo shooting war might resume across h eldin
the Suez Canal.
The Supreme Committee's meet-
npton, Va. ing will be the first of a series of 1b t cs h o W i
been look- "mportant" confereres Sadat
will hold within the next few days,
according to press secretary Ash-
raf Ghorbal. By DAVE BURHIENN
The Middle East News service The Fishbowl, which has been
said Shafei hinted that Egypt the site of everything from stu-
might end the ceasefire and re- dent demonstrations to bake sales
sume the war of attrition across in its 20 years of existence, yes-
the canal. terday became the scene of emo-
Egyptian Foreign Affairs Advis- tional mourning by campus
er Mohammed Hafez Ismail, term- Arabs.
ed by Sadat as "my Henry Kis- The 30 or so Arab students
t Lao con- singer," conferred in Washington gathered there at noon faced
land-based yesterday with Nixon. East towards Mecca in a prayer-
communist The President assured Ismail ful remembrance to the 104 per-
Thursday, that the United States wanted to sons killed Wednesday when Is-
fect, get the crisis "off dead center" raeli fighter planes downed a
and voiced the hope that the shoot- Libyan airlines Boeing 727 that
f the other ing down of the Libyan plane, with had strayed over Israeli occupied
we are not the loss of more than 100 lives, Sinai.
72-year-old would not worsen the situation. The gathering was sponsored
n summon- U. S. officials said before the by the Organization of Arab Stu-
meeting that Nixon had no plans dents (OAS), a campus group.
to launch a new peace initiative Riad Al-awar, president of OAS,
the truce with specific proposals at this time explained that the meeting was
s, meaning but wanted to hear the views of all not called for political reasons,
namese in parties in the middle east so that but, "simply to pray."
he encourage a new dialogue that But though there were prayers,
laotian de- could point towards a settlement. there were also bitter political
Calm returned yesterday to Tri- messages at the noon-hour cere-
Vietnamese poli, Libya after demonstrators mony.
mistice at protesting against Israel's down- Placards carried by the demon-
urs. See LIBYAN, Page 8 See PRAY-IN, Page 8

By AP, UPI, and Reuter
The United States has conducted "limit-
ed" bombing raids in Laos at the request
of the Royal Laotian .government less than
a day after the start of a cease-fire agree-
ment in that country, Defense Department
sources said yesterday.
"The raids were directed at communist
troops violating the cease-fire," the sources
An official confirmation of the strikes
was expected from the Defense Depart-
The Pentagon sources made the informa-
tion available a few hours after Laotian
Premier Souvanna Phouma told a news
conference in Vietiane that he had asked
for resumption of U. S. air strikes to stop
what he described as a "general offensive"

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by communist forces, in violation of the
day-old cease-fire.
The announcement confirmed unofficial
reports that U. S. bombers had gone into
action in Laos because the North Vietna-
mese and Pathet Lao forces continued to
attack Lao government units after the
cease-fire went into effect at midnight EST
Wednesday noon Thursday Lao time.
Defense sources said nine B52s, presum-
ably operating out of nearby Thailand,
struck at communist troops near the key
town of Pak Song in southern Laos.
The decision to resume U. S. bombing
in Laos came in response to a request from
Souvanna after President Nixon and his
top advisers discussed the situation.
Souvanna had said he would make the
request, confident of U. S. agreement to it,

if North Vietnam and the Pathe
tinued violating the truce. Thai
U. S. air strikes against thec
side had stopped before noon
when the cease-fire went into el
"We have been tricked . . . if
side does not keep their word,
obliged to keep ours," the;
prince-premier had told newsmen
ed to his office.
Souvanna said 90 per cent of
violations were by foreign troops
the estimated 65,000 North Viet
Sisouk Na Champassak, the L.
fense minister, said the North V
and Pathet Lao violated the ar
least 40 times in the first 24 ho

Pipe bomb rocks train station;
causes minor property damage
By DAVID UNNEWEHR Police have no suspects, but customers at the
Units of the city and state police yesterday Gandy Dancer restaurant next to the station at
began investigating an explosion which occured 401 Depot reported seeing a man peering over
late Thursday night at the Ann Arbor train the Broadway Bridge moments before the blast.
station on the city's north side. Members of the state police bomb squad
Police said the explosion was caused by a six joined city police units yesterday as the investi-
inch pipe bomb containing three sticks of dyna- gation widened to include both the blast and a
mite. bomb threat received earlier in the day by the
There were no injuries connected with the blast, Gandy Dancer.
but the impact ripped out several windows, Police also received false reports of a bomb
destroyed office equipment and blew a hole in in an apartment building on Forest and Granger.
the roof. A clock thrown across the room by the Gandy Dancer employes were sent home and
blast stopped at 11:55 p.m. lunch was canceled Thursday morning after a
caller warned that "everyone
had better clear out of the res-
Educ~ation Dean Cohen-taurant." A police search re-
vealed no bomb and the restau-
rant reopened for dinner in the
tmedto Ind3 bard evening.
named to jBentx u aT 'Police Chief Walter Krasny
said yesterday that police are
By SUE SOMMER analysing traces of dynamite to
Wilbur Cohen, dean of the School of Education and former secre- determine where the explosive
tary of health, education and welfare, has been elected to the board was purchased.
of directors of the Bendix Corp. An electrician repairing dam-
Cohen's election was announced by W. Michael Blumenthal, Bendix ages for the Penn Central Rail-
road said the blast at the train
pres ident. i tto nce u h ea

Three area
men nabbed
in dope raid
Three Ann Arbor residents were
arraigned in Washtenaw County
Circuit Court yesterday and charg-
ed with trafficking in LSD follow-
ing a five week investigation and
the seizure of over 48,000 tablets
of the drug.
The three, Roy Musson, Charles
Carriger and Kenneth Wyers, were
arrested Thursday night by a'team
of Ann Arbor Police. Department
officers and members of the Michi-
gan State Police.
The offense with which the three
are charged, "delivery of LSD" is
a felony and carries a maximum
penalty of up to seven years in
prison and/or at$5,000 fine.
Lt. Calvin Hicks of the Dective
Bureau of the Ann Arbor Police
Departmenttsaid this arrest was
somewhat unusual as use of LSD
has lessened to a great extent
over the past years.
Hicks also said that officers in

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