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The Michigan Daily-Wednesday, January 11, 1978-Page 3


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Multiple sclerosis aid possible
A Lilly spokesman said Salk asked
APOLIS (UPI)--Feeral drug the substance, initially developed by his Indianapolis-based pharmaceutical EACH PERSON participating wi
ave given Dr. Jonas Salk, the Salk in his California facilities, would manufacturer to refine the substance cautioned against over-optimi
helped conquer polio, per- be successful in treating humans. Salk "and make it suitable for preliminary While there may be a chance of
test a new substance he also developed the first successful vac- animal studies." , Shedden said there also is

officials ha
man who
mission to

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Reminders not wanted
When God got around to handing out business acumen, Los Angeles
concessionaire Blake Coleman must have been tending shop. Blake sent
us a letter the other day asking us to spread the good word about some hot
items he had for sale - Rose Bowl patches, buttons, pennants, and hats.
Yes, now you can relive Michigan's crushing, emotionally-draining
defeat by snapping up some of Blake's left-over pieces of memorabilia.
Well, Blake ole kid, we're not altogether sure your stuff is going to go over
real big here, especially since you omitted the one thing people around
here really could use - hankies.
Israelite for a day
Do you have a flair for flamboyant rhetorical flourishes? Ever have
a hankering to haggle over heavy issues, of world-wide importance? Have
friends ever described you as the diplomatic sort? Well, even if the an-
swer to all of these questions is "nay," you still could be one of seven
lucky souls chosen to go to New York this spring to participate in the
Model United Nations Conference. For the first time, Michigan is sending
a seven-person delegation which, as it turns out, will represent Israel. So,
if you want to go, you better get your "defensible borders" straight from
your "secure boundaries." If this perks your interest, all you have to do is
trot over to 6618 Haven Hall and pick up an application. Deadline for ap-
plications is Jan. 18.
That sardine rag
Remember back in September when there was a problem with
students and dorm space? You'll recall that there weren't enough rooms
for the people who signed dorm leases - even the economy triples were
occupied. The University ended up converting lounge space to room
space in some of the dorms. Well, you might think the space problem has
been mitigated with the new semester and people dropping out and all
that. But not so, says Acting. Housing Director Robert Hughes. Thougl
'final figures haven't yet been compiled, Hughes estimates that dorms
here still remain about 138 over capacity.
will keep you hopping today ... you might drop by the Fishbowl or the
Michigan Union lobby between 9 and 5 today and check out the art print
sale being held by the Mad Hatters Tea Party to benefit the Child Care
Action Center of the School of Education ... at noon, two free films, "The
Women's Health Movement" and "Janie's Janie" will be shown in the
South Lecture Hall of Med Sci II ... munch some lunch and then go hear
Dr. Loren Platzman jaw about "Estimation and Control of Finite
Probabilistic Systems" at 4 in Room 229 of the West Engineering Bldg....
and if that sounds a bit dry, you can trot over to Room 1042 in the East
Engineering Bldg. and listen to Stanford Prof A.E. Bryson discuss
"Guidance Logic for Automatic Aircraft Approach and Landing," that's
also at 4 ... things pick up again at 7:30 when'the Project Outreach mass
meeting is held in Hill Auditorium ... also at 7:30, the Ann Arbor Commit-
tee for Human Rights in Latin America will hold a mass organizational
meeting at Guild House, 802 Monroe ... a slide show entitled "Atomic
Power and the Arms Race" will be shown free of charge at the Friends
Meeting House at 8 ... and finally, the movie "Malatesta" will be shown
for free at 9 at the Max Kade House in Oxford Housing ... that's all, folks.

developed for treatment of persons suf-
fering multiple sclerosis.
Eli Lilly & Co., an Indianapolis-based
pharmaceutical firm, is providing the
test materials to the Salk Institute at 'la
Jolla, Calif.
Dr. W. Ian Shedden, vice president of
Lilly Research Laboratories, cautioned
persons suffering from the paralyzing
neurological disease against false
hopes because of the testing.
SHEDDEN SAID scientists probably
will not know for several yars whether

cine against polio.
RESEARCHERS say one in every
20,000 Americans suffers from
MS. The disease usually is contracted
by persons about 35 years old and
progresses 20 to 25 years until the vic-
tim dies from an infection.
"Presently, there is no effective
treatment that offers any longtime
hope for cure or provides any assurancs
the patient won't have a progressive
deterioration," Shedden said.

ministration within the past few months
gave its approval for limited clinical
tests in humans.
Lilly officials identified the sub-
stance as myelin basic protein-taken
from a pig's nervous system.
The testing on a handful of patients
with MS will be conducted by three
West Coast neurologists, Shedden said.

possibiity of no improvement.
"The agent that Lilly and Salk have
been working with has shown some
preliminary effectiveness in treating
this condition in animals," said William
Cairns, Lilly's director of public
relations. However, he said animals
never develop MS, but do have- a
similar condition.
Shedden said scientists must try to
establish a relationship between the
condition in animals and MS in humans.

Reporter's killers
get death sentence

PHOENIX, Ariz. (AP) - Two men
convicted of first-degree murder in
the 1976 car-bomb slaying of news-
paper reporter Don Bolles were
sentenced yesterday to die in the gas
Max Dunlap, a 48-year-old 1-hoeni,
contractor, and James Robison, 55, a
plumber from suburban Chandler,
were found guilty Nov. 6 of murder
and conspiracy in the bombing.
Prosecutors asked that they be
sentenced to death.
THE DEATH of Bolles, whose
reporting specialty for the Arizona
Republic was crime, brought a team
of broadcast and newspaper report-
ers and editors to Arizona to investi-
gate orgapized crime.
Their report was issued in May.
Robison was convicted of detonat-
ing the bomb which exploded under
the newsman's car as he was leaving
a midtown hotel parking lot. Dunlap
was convicted of arranging the
murder. They were both sentenced to
not less than 29 years or more than 30
years on the conspiracy charge.
JOHN ADAMSON, 34, pleaded
guilty to second-degree murder
charges in'January 1976 and impli-
cated Dunlap and Robison. Adamson
faces a prison term of 20 years.
In a statement to the judge before
the sentence was imposed, Dunlap
broke into tears as he said, "I'm
The defendant said he had written
his daughters telling them "never be
ashamed, my only guilt has been
working for a living and for my
fellow man."
AS FAMILY members broke into
sobs, Dunlap said, "you'll never be

able to take my free spirit. It is
"And to my lovely wife, Barbara, I
love you very dearly." Robison,
speaking in a deep, clear voice, told
the judge: "They (the prosecution)
were successful in getting a jury to
agree to their theory. It remains a
theory - nothing more."
Robison also charged that "the
attorney general and Phoenix Police
Department will use this as an
excuse to never confront the ones
who committed this crime with John
Harvey Adamson. I'm innocent."
Maricopa County Superior Court
Judge Howard Thompson said he
considered reports by two court-
appointed doctors and found that
Dunlap was mentally competent.
"Mr. Dunlap has been competent all
the time."
The defense had, sought to delay
sentencing pending a hearing on
Dunlap's mental condition. His attor-
neys had argued that it had deterior-
ated since his conviction.
Thompson said he examined the
records of both men and found "no
mitigating circumstances calling for
LARRY DEBUS, attorney for Dun-
lap, told the judge, "This trial has
been a sham and a fraud." David
Derickson, court-appointed attorney
for Robison, said "this has been a
mockery of justice," and the death
sentence was "an exercise in judicial
Thompson said an appeal would be
filed automatically as required by
state law in death penalty cases.
The two were expected to remain
in the Maricopa County Jail pending
the appeal.

To the milk, march!

Two Soviets rocket
towards space link-up

MOSCOW (AP) - The Soviet
Union yesterday rocketed two cos-
monauts into space to rendezvous
with two colleagues who have al-
ready spent a month aboard the
Salyut 6 space station, Tass reported.
Successful docking of the new
cosmonauts would mark the first
time four men have been placed
aboard a Soviet space laboratory at
the same time.
"THE SOVIET news agency said
cosmonauts Vladimir Janibekov and
Oleg Makarov blasted off in Soyuz 27
at 3:26 p.m. Moscow time (8:26 a.m.
EST). Already aboard Salyut 6 are
flight commander Yuri Romanenko,
33, and flight engineer GEORGY
Grechko 46, who were fired into orbit
in the Soyuz 26 spacecraft Dec. 10 and
linked up with Salyut 6 the following
Grechko took a walk in space Dec.
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Daily Calendar
Department of Industrial and Operations
Engineering: Seminar, Dr. Loren K. Platzman, Bell
Laboratories, Chicago, Ill.: "Estimation and Control
of Finite Probabilistic Systems", Wednesday,
January 11, Room 229 W.E., 4:00 p.m.

20 to check'the space lab's
ports and reported them
working order.

in good

IF THE SOYUZ 27 flight follows
previous patterns and the docking
maneuver is successful, Janibekov
and Makarov should join the other
two late today. Janibekov, an air
force lieutenant colonel and com-
mander of the spaceship, is making
his first space flight, while Makarov,
a civilian and flight engineer, flew
betore on Soyuz 12 in 1973.
TASS SAID after the docking the
four cosmonauts would carry out
joint research and experiments.
The agency said Soyuz 27's sys-
tems were functioning normally and
the two new cosmonauts were feeling
William S. Hart'S 1925
Hart's final and finest West-
ern thriller based on the Ok-
lahoma larid rush. An au-
thentic American classic
with some of the, wildest
riding ever seen on film.
Silent with partial sound.
TONIGHT AT 7:00 & 9:05

The general hails the heifers

We've had macho singers crooning about automobiles and glamor-
cusly slinky movie starlets cooing about perfume, but now an Hollywood
ad executive has come up with a new twist. Opting for what might be
called the authoritarian approach, one Chuck Blore has whipped up, and
stars in, a series of TV spots which have a General George Patton type
giving the folks at home some fire and brimstone on the manly subject of,
uh, milk. In one commercial, the general raises a glass of milk and toasts
"all of you who have helped make milk the all-American drink" - a few
dozen dairy cows. In another spot, "Patton" urges men to drink cow juice
at every meal and then barks, "If you won't do it for yourself, do it for

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