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vote

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The mysterious LPF
If you applied recently for a job at the Union Station, the
garish new fast food joint in the Union basement, you may have
been rated on your LPF. LPF, say several workers at the
eatery, stands for Looks, Personality and Figure. LPF is
measured on a five point scale.
Dead not coming
You may be at Hill Aud. Oct. 29th for the Grateful Dead
concert. Don't be surprised if the Dead aren't there. UAC finally
admitted yesterday that the San Francisco based rock combo
woild not be coming here. No word is yet in on when the
concert may be rescheduled.
Happenings ....
... There will be an Ann Arbor Planning Commission meet-
ing tonight at 7:30 in City Hall . . . Democrats will hold a Box
Lunch Forum at noon in Dining Room 3 of the Union. Featured
speaker will be University economics Prof. W. Geoffrey Shepherd
. delivering her monthly prediction on the State of the
Cosmos, University astronomer Hazel M. "Doc" Losh forsees
that October will bring shorter days, lots of moonlight and
meteor showers . . . tonight marks the beginning of the Resi-
dential College Astronomical Film Festival, at 9 in the East
Quad Aud. Feature film is "Apollo 16: Find out what the net-
works wouldn't show you."
Pigs lose
The most exciting football game here over the weekend
had nothing to do with the victorious Wolverines.,' The annual
Pig Bowl game between the Washtenaw Sheriff's Pigs and the
Ann Arbor Police Goats reaching a thrilling climax before 4,500
fans at Holloway Field near Pioneer High School Sunday. Trail-
ing 7-0 with a little over a minute left in the game, Goat quar-
terback Patrolman Gary Severinsen scored a touchdown and the
fired-up Goats ran over a two-point conversion to win 8-7. The
cops estimate they made over $5,000 in toys and cash for the
county's underpriviledged children. The record in the grudge
match now stands at three games to the Goats, one to the
Pigs.
Oops, we goofed
Sorry folks. "today . . ." erred when it reported Sunday
morning that it was China Day in Ann Arbor. It was China Day in
China, but the local celebrations were held Saturday. Maybe next
year...
Double take dept.
WASHINGTON - Asked yesterday whether presidential ad-
viser Henry Kissinger's latest round of international talks indicate
an imminent compromise on the Vietnam War, Vice President
Spiro Agnew replied: "I wish I could answer that I did. I'm
glad I don't have to answer that I don't." Come again?
Bella wing
NEW YORK - Controversial
Rep. Bella Abzug was selected
Sunday night to replace Rep.
William Ryan as Democratic
candidate for Congress. Abzug
was chosen by an overwhelm
ing vote of the county D e m o ,
cratic committeepersons. T h e
Democratic nomination virtually
assures the flamboyant Abzug
another term in Congress.
Briefly noted ..
. . . the 95-day Northwest Airlines strike ended, with most
flights to resume by the end of the week . . . the president
of the American Medical Association criticized the U.S. Public
Health Service for withholding penicillin from a group of Ala-
bama black men used in a federal syphilis experiment . . . the
People's Food Co-op, evicted from their South State location
Saturday to make room for a delicatessen, said they hope to be
in operation again soon, perhaps sharing a storefront with the
Ann Arbor Produce Company.
Dope notes
SKEGNESS, England-Llincolnshire police committed some-
thing of a faux pas when they arrested five Indians on suspicion
of smuggling dope into England. One constable thought he over-
heard the word "hashish" when the Indians described the con-
tents of a box they were carrying. Later, however, it was found
that the box contained the ashes of a cremated relative and the
Indians were escorted to a river to -scatter them. Hashish to
ashes, so to speak . . . meanwhile in Tehran, astute narcs seized
a monkey yesterday carrying eight grams of heroin stashed
in a bag tied to its legs. The brave ape seemed to know the
value of its contraband cargo: It reportedly scatched and bit
at the government agents when they tried to untie the bag.
Don't cry
WASHINGTON - We hope you're getting what you pay for.

A survey released yesterday by the National Association of State
Universities and Land-Grant College shows that the University's
out-of-state tuition is the third highest in the nation for state
schools. Compare that with in-state fees, which aren't even in
the top ten. Don't cry, non-residents.
On the inside . .
Associated Press special correspondent Peter Ar-
nett reports on his journeys through the North Vietnamese
countryside on Page 2 . . . Sports Editor John Papanek re-
flects on the Wolverines' victory Saturday over Tulane .
staff writer Zachery Schiller takes an Editorial Page look at
military -intelligence files . . . the Arts Page features a
review of this year's Contemporary Directions Series.

Budget hike deferred;
four year review slated
By JUDY RUSKIN
The University's Residential College (RC) received a vote
of confidence yesterday when the literary college faculty
voted to continue the program despite heavy criticism.
The passage of the proposals is in effect a milestone for
RC, ending the college's experimental status. Dean James
Robertson, director of the Residential College, says he feels
the college is no longer on trial.
The faculty approved a series of proposals concerning
the administration of RC's programs. However, no decision
could be reached on the issue of the college's increased bud-
get request.
Although the original motion was to be a decision on
whether or not to accept the proposals of the LSA executive
committee on the RC, a motion -- - -
was introduced to completely phase T
out RC. P 17 / <a s-

AP Photo
The summer of '72
Jones and her friend enjoy the fragrance of Queen Anne's lace in a weed-choked

As summer comes to an end, two-year-old Nicole
field near Toledo.

SURPRISE ANNOUNCEMENT:

A straw vote taken on the mo-
tion showed that 47 members fav-
ored eliminating RC - almost one
third of the assembled faculty.
Instead the faculty voted to
adopt the original resolutions but
deferred any decision concerning
RC's proposed 12 per cent budget
increase.
All references pertaining to the
budget and sources of funding
were dropped from the list of pro-
posals.
According to assistant LSA Dean
Edward'Dougherty, the RC budget
will be reviewed by the executive
committee and LSA Dean Frankj
Rhodes.
"Funding for RC will exist in one
form or another, but it is uncertain
whether the amount of the budget
will go up"or down", he added.
The new budget may be present-
ed to the LSA faculty for approval,
but it is not mandatory.
Major points of the recommenda-
tions concerning RC included the
establishment of a joint board with
representation from both RC and
LSA. The board, made up of both,
students and faculty, will decide
major questions of educational)
policy.
The policy board will review the
RC every four years to decide if
it should be expanded or termi-
nated.
See RC,' Page 8

P &A pay
nextyear
By MERYL GORDON
The University has promised to
raise salaries in accordance with
recommendations of a recent per-
sonnel study, and will begin pay-
ing the increases on Jan. 1.
". We're prepared to follow the
recommendations of the study,
said President Robben Fleming
yesterday, "but we're waiting for
reaction from campus groups."
Therecently published Hayes re-
port disclosed that 13 per cent of
the University's professional and
administrative staff (P & A) is
paid below recommended mini-
mum salary levels.
The study recommended that
$322,000 be used to bring their sal-
aries up to the minimum levels.
Performed by the Robert Hayes
consulting firm, the study was
funded by the University last
spring.
Vice-President and Chief Finan-
cial officer Wilbur Pierpont com-
mented yesterday, "We won't be
spending any more than the study
See 'U', Page 8

U.S.

with draws Fills

cornbai
SAIGON 0P) - The United
States last night pulled its F111
fighter bombers out of combat, 1
hours after lifting a five day
news embargo of the loss of one
of the controversial jets over ;
North Vietnam last week on its ,
first combat mission since re-
turning to the war zone._
The two crewmen of the down-
ed plane are missing.-
Informants said the supersonic
swing-wing jets are now restrict-
ed to training missions from their
home base in Takhli, Thailand.
The U. S. Command, asked
about the withdrawal of the
planes from combat, said it had
no comment to make.
The F111 has been dogged for
several years by political, pro-
duction and operational prob-
lems. A loss because of some

concedes loss 0

malfunction, if that should be
the case, could generate new'con-
troversy over the plane's relia-
bility.
The command said the plane's
apparent loss was announced five
days after it disappeared, be-

of the loss, these sources added,
the command hoped to soften the
impact on public opinion.
The loss of the F111, however,
was a poorly kept secret. It was
well known among newsmen in
Saigon. Some Western news ag-

Senate passes defense budget, Story page 8

cause of search and rescue oper-
ations. It is standard policy to
withhold announcement of U. S.
aircraft losses while rescue op-
erations are under way.
However, sources said no one
really knew where to look for
the missing F111 and, though
search planes probed for signs,
there were no radio signals
heard from the downed crew-
men. In delaying announcement

encies reported it from Bang-
kok, and North Vietnam an-
nounced its gunners shot down
the plane Thursday northwest of
Hanoi.
But the U. S. Command in-
sisted on keeping an, embargo
on the story, barring newsmen in
Saigon from reporting it, under
penalty of losing their accredita-
tion.
"The longer we hold the story,

from
uf jet'
the worse it gets," said one
source. "It's a bad story no mat-
ter how you play it, but the
F111 is a good airplane. The
guys who fly it think it's a good
airplane. It has the best safety
record of fighter planes newly
introduced into the Air Force in-
ventory. But it is much maligned
because of things like this."
One factor that makes it diffi-
cult to locate the wreckage is
that, unlike other jets, the Fil1s
do not always fly in formation.
Often they fly alone - their
course .is computerized and the
only thing left for the pilot is to
control the air speed and alti-
tude.
Some Air Force officers had
recommended that the F111s fly
in low-risk areas initially. But
they were assigned one of the
highest risk areas, the northwest
rail line between Hanoi and
China.
The Pentagon announced last
week thathtwo squadrons of
F1llA fighters - 48 aircraft
and about 1,500 men - had been
ordered to Thailand to replace
four squadrons of F5 Phantom
jets.
Several of the fighter-bombers
left Nellis Air Force Base near
Las Vegas, Nev., last Wednesday
for their new assignment.
Six of the $9-million planes
were sent to Indochina for eval-
uation in March 1968. Three were
lost soon after they began fly-
ing combat missions over North
Vietnam from Thailand. Two
never were found. The crash of
the third was blamed on me-
chanical problems.

State House candidate Harris
hits legal abortion referendum
By CHRIS PARKS clearly pleased at the warm te- State residents will vote this No-,
Alan Harris-the only anti-abor- sponse he received. vember on a referendum whichE
tion candidate in the local state Prior to Harris' remarks, the would liberalize the state's abor-
representative race-addressed a group viewed a slide presentation tion laws. Presently, abortion is
"Right to Life" meeting last night stressing their contention that the prohibited in all cases except when
and promised "to protect the rights fetus is a human being and that the life of the mother is en-
of the unborn." abortion is murder. Accompanied dangered.
by a soundtrack of a thumping Harris has consistently empha-
Harris-the candidate of the Con- heart, the show - entitled "Love sized conservative stands such as
servative Party-delivered his re- and Let Live"-consisted mainly of his one on abortion, saying that
marks before about 65 persons who various pictures of fetal develop- although he has no hope of win-
gathered at the St. Francis of ment as well as magnified views ning the election, he feels he must
Assissi Parish Auditorium to ;dis~of aborted fetuses. speak up on issues.
cuss arguements against abortion.I-o-r--
Ina mrshort appearance HarbrBIG
hammered away at what is be- BI(G
coming the central theme of his
campaign - that among the four
candidates in the race he repre-
sents the only real choice.
Harris is running against Demo-
crat Perry Bullard, Republican
Mike Renner, and Human Rights
Party candidate Steve Burghardt.
None of his opponents was present
at last night's gathering.
In remarks tailored for the
strongly anti - abortion audience,
Harris stressed abortion as "ones ,
of the most important, if not the
most important difference between
my opponents and myself."
He emphasized that his Republi-

Denies Navy bombing
Adm. John McCain, commander of U.S. Pacific forces, denied
yesterday that Navy pilots made unauthorized air strikes against
North Vietnam. He spoke before the Senate Armed Services
Committee hearings into alleged unauthorized bombings.

NIGHT FOR DETROIT

950X 4-1;

move

into

1st

By CHUCK BLOOM
Special To The Daily
DETROIT-The Detroit Tiger magic num-
ber is one; despite what the magic number
box says. Only one more victory is needed
for Detroit to capture the American League
East Division championship after thumping
the Boston Red Sox last night, 4-1.
Magic Number: 2
\When the Daily first initiated the Magic

homer and two singles, that paced the
Detroit victory.
A standing room only crowd of 51,518
came several hours early to wait in line for
tickets and to gaze upon the 900-pound
Tiger- sculpture in front of Tiger Stadium
with the red sock dangling hungrily from
its mouth..
The Bengals jumped on Boston starter
John Curtis (11-8) in the first inning as
Kaline. the old veteran who is playing like

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