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~tXYOUSEE NE'V4S W" P14CAL A-DA t

The Michigan Daily-Saturday, January 21, 1978-Page 3
Blizzard blankets East Coast

I

Doctoring
While a Guild House luncheon was waiting for speaker Sarah Power
yesterday, noted man-about-Diag Richard "Dr. Diag" Robinson en-
tertained the group with a nutty tale. Since the whole "Dr. Diag"
thing began, Robinson said, he has made the acquaintance of several
Ann Arbor squirrels. One of the bushy-tails once leaped on a bench
next to Robinson during his Diag diologue, he said, and began a chirpy
imitation of the good Doctor. When one Guild house guest suggested
Robinson may be the modern-day Francis of Assiss, another pointed
out-loand behold-a squirrel sitting outside peering through the win-
dow at Robinson. Guess nuts of a feather flock together.

By The Associated Press
A bitter shroud of snow and ice buried
the East Coast yesterday, halting trav-
el, marooning thousands, turning cities
into ghost towns and everyone into
pioneers.
The blizzard that began Thursday
night was the worst blast of the winter
and the third of a rapid-fire series of
storms to batter the region in eight
days.
While Floridians were mopping up af-
ter a flurry of tornadoes, rock salt and
snow shovels up north were worth their
weight in gold, and snow shoes and skis
were an ideal mode of transit.
MORE THAN A FOOT of paralyzing
snow fell overnight from Maryland to
Maine and inland to Ohio and Kentuc-
ky. Cincinnati had a record 16 inches in
24 hours. The National Weather Service
predicted the snow would turn to sleet
and freezing rain and continue into the
weekend. Flooding was feared.
Transportation was stalled through-
out the region; Airports, roads and
highways were blocked and closed;
motorists were stranded; train service
was curtailed or halted; buses were
scarce.
Business was almost at a standstill:
Bank ,holidays were declared, stores
and government offices were closed.
SCHOOLS WERE empty and the re-

gion was plagued by power blackouts,
collapsed roofs and a sense of help-
lessness.
For millions, it was a snow-enforced
vacation as emergencies were declared
in New York City, Rhode Island,
Harrisburg, Pa., and elsewhere. Ev-
erywhere people were ordered to stay
off roads and out of cities and to hole up
where they could..
Midtown Manhattan was a drifting
desert of snow, Wall Street a gaping
wilderness, and the entire New York
metropolitan area was crippled. Here"
and there a hardy cross-country skiier
trudged along Fifth Avenue.
OFFICIALS FEARED that growing,
dagger-like icicles would plunge from
skyscrapers, and the spectacular new
Citicorp building on East 54th street
posed a bizarre hazard.
The street was closed because a one-
ton sheet of ice was poised on the north
side of the roof which had been built as
an experimental solar tower. It was
feared the ice could slide off and crush
pedestrians and motorists.
The storm eroded the nation's
business, as commodities, trading was
halted at all New York exchanges. The
New York and American stock ex-
changes opened late at noon.
IN BOSTON, six persons were re-
ported injured when a subway car ran
into another at an above-ground

station. In Boston Harbor, fierce winds
tore a freighter from its anchorage and
shoved it aground. Tugboats battled to
dislodge it but failed.
A barge carrying more than 6 million
gallons of crude oil was adrift off Atlan-
tic City, N.J.
On the ice-clogged Ohio River, the
city of Cincinnati was running' out of
salt. Both Kentucky and Tennessee had
already been buried for the last week
and the new storm meant increasing
hardship.
IN LOUISVILLE, blood bank sup-

plies were running low. In snow-
clogged Memphis, Tenn., garbage
remained uncollected.
Up to 15 inches blanketed parts of
Pennsylvania, and schools, airports,
public buildings and stores were closed
virtually everywhere. Tow trucks
worked nonstop to rescue stranded
motorists near Philadelphia.
"The plows are working but they
can't get ahead of the game," said'a
trooper at the Belmont barracks in
Philadelphia. "There's a lot of people
stranded."

LINA WERTMULLER'S 1975
SWEPT AWAY
A rich, beautiful capitalist (MARIANGELA MELATO) is marooned on an island
with a dedicated Communist deckhand (GIANCARLO GIANNINI). "By an
unusual destiny in the blue sea of August." Vincent Canby says it is "By far
the lightest, most successful fusion of /Miss Wertmuller's two favorite themes: Sex
and Politics. In Italian & Lush Colors.

Snowed out

0

Any of you who made the trek south to -Columbus last night to see
the Michigan roundballers in action against Ohio State, undoubtedly
know by now that the game was canceled. (Maybe you even informed
the Buckeyes.) Anyway; because Columbus was paralyzed by snow
yesterday the game was put off until Monday night, same time, same
place. Luckily, the Wolverines knew before they hit the road that it
was ixnay on the game. Good thing. Can you imagine a worse place to
spend a weekend?"
Happenings . .
... have a carry-over from yesterday. The Armenian dance-a-
thon, which got underway Thursday evening, is still running at
full tilt (well, almost) until 6 tonight. The bee-bopping is going on
over at the International Center to raise money for the Armenian
Club ...at'7:30 and 9:15 tonight another ethnic group, The
Chinese Students' Association is sponsoring The Other Half of

SUN: LIES MY FATHER TOLD ME

CINEMA GUILD

TONIGHT AT
7:00 & 4:05

OLD ARCH AUD.
ADMISSION $1.50

Daily Official Bulletin

the Sky: A China Memoir,
Shirley MacLaine and Claudia
The picture will be shown in.
weeken ding!
Bad apple
Johnny Rotten, the most
notorious bad apple of the
punk roch crusaders Sex
Pistols, has announced that
the British bad boys are split-
ting up. The 21-year-old Rot-
ten, who's leaving the group
for bigger and badder things,
said Thursday that the bandl
"doesn't exist at the moment,
as far as I'm concerned." The
news apparently took fellow
Pistol Sid Vicious by surprise,
for Vicious-whose real name
is John Ritchie--downed an
overdose of booze and pills
and passed out during an L.A.-
to-New York flight.
"Everybody thought he was
sleeping, which he was, but
when it came time to get off,
he was still sleeping," a
spokesperson for Trans World
Airlines said. The bass player
was rushed to Jamaica
Ten cent cokes

which is the film produced by
Weill after their visit to China.
And. I, Angell Hall.. . happy
Hospital for treatment after
the flight, and a doctor there
promised: "He's young and
healthy, all vital signs are
good." Sure you couldn't
reconsider, doc?

The Daily Official Bulletin is an official publication
of the University of Michigan. Notices should be sent
in TYPEWRITTEN FORM to 409 E. Jefferson,
before 2 p.m. of the day preceeding publication and
by 2 p.m. Friday for Saturday, Sunday. and Monday.
Items appear once only. Student organization notices
are not accepted for publication. For more informa-
tion, phone 764-9270.
Saturday, January 21
DAY CALENDAR
WUOM: Narcissism and Modern Society - Lec-
ture by Richard Sennett, N.Y.U.. 1:05 p.m.
Wrestling: U-M vs. Indiana, Crisler Arena, 4 p.m.
Music School: Baroque chamber music recital.
Recital Hall, 4 p.m.
Women's Swimming Team: U-M vs. Michigan
State. Matt Mann Pool, 7 p.m.

Hockey: U-M vs. N. Dakota, Yost Ice Arena, 7:30
p. m.
Ark: Edmond and Quentin Badoux. "Music from
the Andes Region," 1421 hill. 8:30 p.m.
T'lE MICHIIGAN D)AILY
Volume LXXXVIII, No. 92
Saturday,.January 21, 1978
is edited and managed by students at the University
of Michigan. News phone 764-0562. Second class
postage is paid at Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109.
Published daily Tuesday through Sunday morning
during the University year at 420 Maynard Street,
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109. Subscription rates:
$12 September through April (2 semesters); $13 by
mail outside Ann Arbor.
Summer session published Tuesday through Satur-
day morning. Subscription rates: $6.50 in Ann Arbor;
$7.50 by mail outside Ann Arbor.

TOQNIG H T! Saturd ay, Jan.1
! 1
A LL T HE PR ESIDENT'S MEN
1 (Alan J. Pokula, 1976) T7& 9:13--MLB 3 1
Bob Woodward (ROBERT REDFORD) and Carl Bernstein (DUSTIN HOFFMAN) 1
embark on an investigation for the WASHINGTON POST to expose the commrupt -
executive behind a "third-rate burglary." A 'tout, beautifully' paced thriller, the
1 most exciting political drama since Costa-Govros' Z. JACK WA RDEN, MARIN .
1 * 1
ALA He HOnnK Abor RftRDm "Aosperaidigdetive str I
. .a reTOls vNGHT! . S .a u rdiay. smanht.2.1rs n rms
1 fc b ! esaprflm."vicn Cny
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CA RY GRA NT FESTIVA L
EWAS A MALE WAR BRIDE
j (Howard Hawks, 1949) 7&ONLY-MLB34 I
One of Hawks' and Grant's funniest movies, so funny, in fact, that co-star ANN
S SHERIDAN has trouble keein a strai ht face herself After victory in Europe, a
1 young French soldier (Grant) in love with a WAC (She'ridan) is denied entrance to 1
the United States. However, all brides of American soldiers are allowed into
1 the U.S., so, amlitside-splittingcircumstances, Cary becomes a war bride. 1
With MARION MARHOA LL.
T HE T ALK OF T HE TOWN
(George Stevens, 1942) 9 ONLY--MLB 4
S CARY GRANT is at his comic best in this one, and who wouldn't be when teamed 1
with JEAN ARTHUR, one of the most engaging comedienrnes ever to grace the
1 screen. Grant, a radical worker framed on a murder charge, seeks refuge in 1
a young woman's house on the very night that an eminent low professor
1 arrives to rent it for a term. Directed with styleand charm by George Stevens
1 the film never lets its call for compassionate justice get in the way of hilarity
"A lot of fun and excitement, directed with the slyness of a first-rate comedy
/ man . . . TALK OF THE TOWN is going to make 'a lot of people laugh and feel
! good."-N.Y. TIMES. With RONALD COLEMAN, GLENDA FARRELL, EDGAR .
GBUCHANAN. A
SINGL E ADMISSION $150 DOUBLE ADMISSON $2.5
Don't miss our FREE showing of John Ford's DRUMS ALONG
THE MOH AWK Monday night, 9:10, only, Aud. A. The A AFC
is now accepting entries for the 8th Annual 8mm Film
Fetvl Stpb nSforshwnsfrdtis
! 1.
*I*"**''""'*'*
CAR-------------------OF--T-------O-WN

MEDIATRICS
DOCTOR ZHIVAGO
Boris Pasternak's great story of the violent years
of the Russian revolution. The anguish and dis-
cord is told in very human terms as it effects the
life and love of Yuri Zhivago, doctor and poet.

0

January 21st, 1978

NAT. SCI. AUD.

7 & 10:1

and a whole lot

more
Just to show you that there's more to the college newspaper business
than by-lines and bad grades, comes this item from San Francisco:
Two third-year law students at Hastings College of the Law have been
fined $2,250 by the school for allegedlt spending the student
newspaper's funds on cigars, champagne and a trip to the Bahamas.
The school dean said the fines were levied after an auditing firm
questioned expehditures made by former co-editors Larry Falk and
Sid Luscutoff. The expenses included: $181 for the printing of
engraved invitations for a party; $69.75 for cigars and tobacco; $56.50
for champagne for a party related to Luscutoff's candidacy for a
student office: $1,148.87 for food; $55 for dinner at Trader Vic's
restaurant; and $548 for expenses Luscutoff incurred on a trip to Min-
nesota, Florida and the Bahamas. Like we said, Join The Daily.
Crime does't pay, but it
sure tastes good
Only difference between Robin Hood and the 15-year-old boy who
stole a bakery truck stuffed with goodies Thursday, is that while Robin
gave to the poor, this hod sold his finds at a discount. The boy, whose
name was not released, made off with the truck which was idling on a
Manhatten street and then launched a four-hour romp through the city
dispensing cakes, bread, donuts and other baked delicacies at discount
prices. The boy, who last year spent time at a juvenile home for taking
a joyride in a stolen'Greyhound bus, was charged with grand larceny
and criminal possession of stolen property. Cut the nonsense, said city
cops; cut the cake, said the kid.
Money talks
From the when-I-went-to-school-I-walked-ten-miles-in-the-freezing-
cold . .. for free department, comes this news from New Milford, C
Conn. Seems the New Milford High School, beset with attendance
problems, has come up with a new bribe for the delinquent kiddies:
cold cash for the student with perfect attendance. Vice Principal
William Brokowski said the school has begun weekly cash lottery
drawings giving away $10 to a randomly selected student with perfect
attendance for the week. "Some people would consider this a slick
Madison Avenue-type approach, but it's part of my style, "Brokowski
said. Enough lottery wins, Bill, and maybe some of your students can
afford the University of Michigan next year.
On the outside ...*
Don't blame us, we only predict the weather. If we thought it
would do any good, we'd tell you to pull out the flip flops and
tuck in your belly for swin wear weather-but the mercury would
still only climb to 20* today, and the light snow showers would
still fall, and the cool winds would still whip at 10 mph, and the
temperature would still drop to 70. You could try it, hoverer. We
aren't stopping you.
CINEMA Ii Aud. A Angell Hall
Saturday, January 21
JOHNNY GOT HIS GUN

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June 22-August 26, 1978
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Peter Flaccus
Richard Kreznar
Peter Saul
William T. Williams

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Marisol
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Philip Pearlstein
Wayne Thiebaud

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George Schneeman
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