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There's oil in dem hills
Yesterday's Regents meeting was hardly a spicy affair.
Much of the discussion'revolved around such dry subjects as land
deals and property evaluations. But sometimes even the Regents
can be humorous, and yesterday was Regent William Cudlip's
(R-Det) turn to crack a joke of sorts. Cudlip asked, with evident
concern, whether the University was retaining the mineral rights
on a 1.15 acre patch of land it was selling in Northern Michi-
gan. There, "might be oil" on the land, Cudlip speculated, and
he didn't want the University to be sold short. University
Financial Officer Wilbur Pierpont replied, with a slight, but
businesslike, smile, that he would look into the matter.
Decisive decision dept.
The Regents yesterday approved the appointment of Thomas
Easthope to the position of Assistant Vice-President for Student
Services. Easthope was formerly Assistant to the Vice President
for Student Services. It only took the Regents two months to
remove five letters from Easthope's title.
Beasts beware
Meanwhile, the Eastern Michigan University Regents are
concerned about other things-namely pets. At a meeting earlier
this week, the board passed a rule banning "dogs, cats, or other
animals and reptiles from the campus." Guess the birds will have
r to fly South.
Mistaken identity
Mr. Daniel Davis, 30, of our town, called to inform us that
he is not the same Daniel Davis, 28, that was arrested at the
American Massage Parlor this week. Daniel Davis the elder
says he has been caused serious embarrassment by the whole
affair and would like us to point out that he is actually a reput-
able businessman. We hereby point this out.
Community High controversy
Ann Arbor Community High School students and faculty
are upset over the removal of William Casello as the school's
coordinator of community resources - the liason between stu-
dents and area people with whom the students work. Instead,
Casello will serve as a science teacher and counselor. Michael
Harrah, local representative for the Ann Arbor Education Assoc-
iation said the faculty is filing a protest over the decision. One
student said yesterday, "If not for Casello, many students
wouldn't be at the school today." Neither Casello nor a Board
of Education spokesman would comment on the matter.
Happenings :.
. . .no football game today so you can sit at home and cry,
or else get involved with something more stimulating, such as
a "Beer With Ben" tonight from 8-12 midnight at 1910 Hill St.
Ben is Dr. Benjamin Spock (who probably had a lot to do with
your childhood) and he's speaking on behalf of his People's
Party presidential candidacy; it'll cost you a buck and a half
..The Women's International League for Peace and Freedom
celebrates its 25th anniversary this evening with a festival in
Ypsilanti at the Unitarian Church, 1917 Washtenaw. The price
of peace has gone up: this event costs a buck and a half also
... The Rive Gauche bicycle trip and volleyball game (are
these simultaneous events?) are at 4:30 p.m. at 1024 Hill . . .
there's no doubt that the highlight of the weekend's, attractions is
a Sino-Tibetian Language and Linguistics Conference in the
Union. Plan to attend if you have a Tibetan midterm coming
up. Have a nice weekend and remember, if you're out tonight
and you're on your bike, wear white .. . good morning all.
Pun off the hook
ST. IGNACE - Rainbow Party leader Pun Plamondon yes-
terday had his two-year-old charge of carrying a concealed
weapon dismissed by a district court judge. The judge said the
delay in prosecuting Plamondon had violated his right to a fair
trial. Plamondon said he had expected the ruling.
Boggs search continues
JUNEAU - Air-sea search operations for missing House
Democratic Leader Hale Boggs continued yesterday, but without
finding a trace of the missing congressman and his three com-
panions. The Air Force threw one of its super-secret SR-71 spy
jets into the search for the small plane in which Boggs was
travelling: Our Aviation-Expert-in-Residence says that if anything
can find Boggs, it's the SR-71. "The plane can locate a pack
of cigarettes from 100,000 feet."
Strike news, part 1
CHICAGO - All surface deliveries of REA Express except
medical suplies were stopped yesterday when 1,500 clerks,
freight handlers and drivers struck for higher wages. The walk-
out by members of the AFL-CIO Brotherhood of Railway and
Airline Clerks affected freight shipments by some retail outlets
and threatened to disrupt the movement of canceled checks
among the nation's Federal Reserve banks. The United Parcel
Service, another private agency, and the U.S. Postal Service
picked up some of the slack but their size limitations on parcels
required other shippers to consider alternatives for the move-
ment of larger containers.
Strike news, part 2
The UAW yesterday continued its hit-run strike calls against
General Motors with a strike authorization at an assembly plant

in Lakewood, Ga. So far seven strikes have been called or
planned, but none of them have been in GM's home territory
- Michigan.
Patriotic rubber
WASHINGTON -- The United States is sending millions of
condoms in many colors to Asia and Africa in the expectation
the unusual nature of the birth-control devices will spark new
interest in their use. Besides red, white and blue, the U.S.
Agency for International Development is providing the pro-
phylictics in black, green and pink in packages bearing a legend
inviting the user to "embark on a new adventure."
Ont the inside
would you buy a used snowmobile from Sheriff
Douglas Harvey? Staff writer Marcia Zoslaw wouldn't and
she tell§ why on the Editorial Page . . . a bunch of record

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Esch talk
on issues
By LORIN LABARDEE
S e c o n d Congressional District
candidates Marvin Esch and Mar-
vin Stempien escalated their verbal
assaults on each other last night in
a debate sponsored by the Ann Ar-
bor chapter of Common Cause-the
public interest lobbying group.
Speaking on a number of topics,
the candidates demonstrated for
an audience of about 200 what one
Esch campaign coordinator has
called "an increasingly messy cam-
paign."
The issue of lobbyists and dis-
closure of a congressman's private
interests brought onslaughts from
both candidates.
Democrat Stempien lashed out at
the University for its practice of
wining and dining prominent legis-
lators at a luncheon during the
Michigan-Michigan State game.
In rebuttal to Stempien, Esch
said, "one party from Livonia
(Stempien) brought eight guests to
the luncheon.
"It's alright to condemn the pr ac-
tice but you shouldn't bring guests
if you're going to condemn the
luncheon," the GOP incumbent
added.
Another Common Cause question
dealt with the matter of public fi-
nancing for election campaigns.
In what appeared to be motre of
an attack on the Republican party
than a response to the question,
Stempienrsaid public'financing
should be used so that all people
can run for office and not just
those who have the support of the
wealthy.
"I don't think we should have the
situation where one party (the
GOP) has enough money to run the
greatest show on earth and on the
other hand, have a party (the Dem-
ocrats) that starts out $9 million
in debt and soon becomes $11 mil-
lion in debt."
On congressional reform, Stem-,
pien said, "We both (Esch and
himself) support the concept in
general of congressional reform but
the difference is that I believe that
the change niust come from the
majority party in Congress (the
Democrats)."
Responding to Stempien, Esch'
said, "Real reform won't occur in
the Democratic party in the for-
seeabel future. If anything reform
See STEMPIEN, Page 8

LANSING (A4-The State Su-
preme Court yesterday voted
unanimously to take on a re-
view of lower court rulings
striking down the state's abor-
tion law. The move temporar-
ily puts the state's abortion
law back into effect.
The high court's action super-
seded an almost simultaneous de-
cision by the Appeals Court to
suspend Wayne County Circuit
Judge Charles Kaufman's ruling
that the statute is unconstitutional.
Appeals judges had acted on a
request from Wayne County Prose-
cutor William Cahalan to stay
Kaufman's injunction outlawing
prosecutions for illegal abortions.
The state's century-old law gov-
erning abortions permits them only
when the life of the expectant
mother is in danger.
In taking on the abortion dis-
pute, the Supreme Court acted on
its "own motion"-that is, it was
not requested to do so bye any
outside source.
Now under review are two cases
involved in the Kaufman ruling and
two others from an earlier August
decision by an Appeals Court panel.
Acting Chief Justice Thomas
Brennan defended the body's de-
cision. "In declaring the existing
abortion statute unconstitutional,"
he said, "the lower courtshave
raised serious questions of major
significance at this time.
"We believe that the public in-
terest will best be served by a
decision from the Supreme Court."
In November, the state will vote
on Proposal B, which would allow
abortions to be performed by li-
censed physicians during the first
20 weeks of pregnancy. It is not
yet clear how the court's decision
will affect the result of the voting,

AP Photo
Peek-a-boo
It used to be all you'd see on the side of a barn was an ad for M ail Pouch Tobacco. But recently some Michigan State Univer-
sity students dressed up this barn in Farmington Township with their own version of Leonardo da Vinci's enigmatic woman.
JOURNALIST SAYS TR UCE NEAR:

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By The Associated Press
President Nixon has rejected a
North Vietnamese offer of a cease-
fire before the Nov. 7 presidential
election, according to South Viet-
namese President Nguyen Van
Thieu.
Several members of South Viet-
nam's National Assembly reported
that Thieu outlined the communist
proposal for a cease-fire and tri-
partite coalition government at a
Thursday night conference of as-
sembly leaders.

Thieu repeated his position that
coalition government is unaccept-
able, they said.
However, a French correspond-
ent reported from Saigon that al
"usually well informed source" had
said elements of a cease-firet
throughout Indochina would be pro-t
claimed by all sides within the nextt
10 days. There was no confirma-
tion.
Marcel Giuglaris, a reporter for
France Soir, said the cease-fire:
"will cover a rather long period."

'U's Flint brancl expansion to
downtown passed by Regents

Meanwhile, Henry Kissinger and
Thieu had a second day of confer-
ences yesterday. Kissinger stayed
in Saigon overnight indicating the
likelihood of further sessions today.
While the talks were going on,
the North Vietnamese reaffirmed
their position that the Saigon boss
must go as part of any peace
agreement.
"Our position is unchanged," a
Hanoi spokesman said in Paris.
"NguyensVan Thieu must resign."
In Washington, the Pentagon
acknowledged that a U.S. Nagy
bomb was responsible for the de-
struction of the French Mission in
Hanoi and the death of a French
diplomat last week.
The diplomat, Pierre Susini, died
in a Paris hospital Thursday night.
The Pentagon blamed the inci-
dent on "the failure of ordinance
to release properly." It was the
first formal admission that U.S.
bombs were responsible for .he
destruction.
In the war itself, the pace of
fighting quickened yesterday es-
pecially around Saigon.
Saigon government forces clashed
with communist infiltrators in the
defensive belt around Saigon, but
officers continued to insist there is
no threat of a substantial ground
attack on the capital.
The hottest fighting in the Saigon
region was north and east of the
capital.

By ROBERT BARKIN St. Joseph's should concentrate on
The Regents voted yesterday to out-patient services for the com-
move the University's Flint cam- munity.
pus to a new downtown location, University administrators said
highlighting an otherwise routine the arrangement is similiar to
meeting. agreements the Medical Center
Approval was also given to for- maintains with other community
mal affiliation between the Univer- hospitals around the state and
sity's Medical Center and St. merely formalizes a long-standing
Joseph Mercy Hospital. agreement between the two in-
The Flint campus will be moved stitutions. P
to a new 38-acre riverfront site In other action, the Regents es-
near the city's downtown district. tablished a community participa-
The old site-several blocks from tion session during the Thursday
downtown-will not be disposed of afternoon session of their monthly
and may be used for interim ex- a-
pansion until the new site is ready.
The move is still contingent on,
approval for construction of a
office-classroom building on the
site.
Approval must come from the Ellsberg I
House-Senate capital outlay com-
mittee in Lansing. The committee
has postponed action due to in-
ability to reach a quorum.t
The City of Flint is required to
'put up $1.2 million to purchase the 'f
site and another $6 million between r
1975 and 1982.
An additional $9.75 million is ex
pected to come from private'
sources. /
Following the vote on the Flint<
construction, the Regents turned to
the Medical Center-St. Joseph Hos-
pital merger-an agreement which |

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meeting.
According to the resolution, the
"general community" will be al-
lowed to make comments with a
limit of ten minutes per speaker,
and thirty minutes per topic. The
Regents themselves will not re-'
spond to the comments.
The final action of the day was
to pass a new budgeting proposal
presented by Vice President for
Academic Affairs Allan Smith.
According to the terms of the
plan, departments will be able to
See UM-FLINT, Page 8

local administrative office at Bung but heavy court loads will probably
Cau, 16 miles north of Saigon in prevent action on the review until
the Viet Cong's traditional "Iron sometimes in December.
Triangle" stronghold. Two militia- Ann Arbor attorney Jean King,
men died and five were wounded.
co-chairperson of the Michigan
Further north in the "Iron Tri- Abortion Referendum Committee,
angle," U.S. and South Vietnamese favors the high court's move.
fighter-bombers were reported to "Everything about the abortion
have killed 115 communists in question -was getting confused,"
Bshe said, "and nobody knew where
fighting four miles south of Ben we were at."
Cat. Government losses were put King explained that since Kauf-
at six dead, 37 wounded. man's ruling, there has not been
Just three miles out of rocket a clear legal guide for doctors who
range of Saigon's presidential pal- are asked to perform abortions.
ace, where Thieu conferred with In addition, she said, Cahalan had
Kissinger, government t r o o p s I threatened to ignore the judge's
chased an enemy force out of the ruling in Wayne County, thus fur-
village of Bung. ther clouding the situation.
I wielng swying-
Suuulnlthat's belly dancing
- - ----
By LAURA BERMAN
The middle-aged woman sway-
ed rhythmically to the strains of
exotic Turkish music. "I'm going
to take flying lessons next," she
shouted to 20 gyrating compan-
ions, "and then maybe I'll learn
to ride amotorcycle."
iIt was the first night of a
course in the ancient art of belly
dancing and the women were
earnestly kicking off their shoes
n'and rolling up their shirts to bz-
Igin learning.
"I'm driving in from Lansing
every Thursday night for this
class, Mary Oakley revealed. "I
thought it would be fun and
everyone thinks I'm crazy any-
way-my boss even offered to
get me an industrial diamond for
my navel."
Most of the belly dance trainees .
drive shorter distances but dis-
play equaltenthusiasm. Pioneer 4
High School senior Debbie Grus-
chow is taking the class at her
boyfriend's r e q u e s t and has
promised to give him a recital in
costume when she is through. .:|

EMU SPEECH
looks ahead to 1984
By ROBERT BURAKOFF
and JOHN GLANCY
"The Nixon administration, if re-elected will
have American society wired up like a pinball ma-
chine," Daniel Ellsberg said last night.
..: Speaking to a crowd of three hundred people at
Eastern Michigan University, Ellsberg predicted
the. growth of a " 1984'-type government" in
America.
"The day can come when the methods of sur-
veillance that the United States has developed for
international espionage will be turned inwardly to

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