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Vol. LXXXVIIl, No. 28 Ann Arbor, Michigan-Sunday, October 9, 1977 Ten Cents Eight Pages plus Supplement





Special to The Daily
EAST LANSING-The second ranked
Michigan Wolverines capitalized on
Michigan State turnovers and turned
back the inspired Spartans, 24-14,
yesterday before 78,183 fans in Spartan
The Spartans, now 2-3 overall and 1-1
in the Big Ten, had numerous chances
to claw back and get into the game, but
the Michigan defense refused to yield.
After trailing 7-0, the Wolverines grab-
bed the lead for good in the second
quarter on a 50-yard field goal by Gregg
Willner, and went on to post their fifth
consecutive victory.
"It was a good win for Michigan,"
said coach Bo Schembechler.
"Michigan State played very well.
There were some quick changes of
momentum out there."
The Michigan punting game provided
most of the action in the first quarter.
On Michigan's first possession punter
John Anderson just barely got off a 41-
yard punt after a bad snap. Four
minutes later, Anderson booted a 13
yarder into a strong wind, giving the
Spartans possession on the Michigan 34.
Michigan State couldn't gain one
yard on the Blue defense and settled for
a 57-yard field goal attempt by Hans
Nielsen-which fell short.
The scoreless battle continued and
Michigan, which only recorded one first
down in the first quarter, punted again.
with five minutes left in the session.
Anderson got off another short kick but
State's Mark Anderson charged the
football and fumbled. Michigan's
Dominic Todesco recovered at the State
"'(Mark) Anderson tried to keep the

ball from bouncing and the ball just
slipped out," Tedesco said.
Michigan gave the football right back
when Rick Leach coughed up the ball
three plays later and Spartan Craig
Fedore pounced on it.
The motivated Spartans took
possession on their own 42 and
progressed to the Michigan 20 when the
scoreless first quarter ended.
On the first play of the second quar-
ter, State quarterback Ed Smith faked
to tailback Leroy McGee and lofted a
perfect 19 yard scoring pass to Kirk
Gibson. The Spartan flanker slipped
behind Jim Pickens to put the hosts on
the board and Nielsen conversion gave
the Spartans a7-0 lead.
"At that point we weren't alarmed,"
said tailback Harlan Huckleby, "we felt
we could score on them. We did sur-
prise them with some passes."

On the ensuing kickoff the Wolverines
did just that. Michigan put together an
80-yard drive in nine plays to knot the
score. The march started out with six
running plays before Rick Leach hit
Ralph Clayton with a 40-yard aerial at
the State 15.
After Huckleby burst off tackle for
three of his 146 yards on the day, Leach
connected with Rick White on a 12-yard
scoring pass. The touchdown was
White's first as a Wolverine.
Later iii the period the Leach to
Clayton combination clicked again for
41 yards, setting up Wilner's field goal.
Michigan continued to dominate play
in the period and was knocking on the
door again with two minutes left in the
Clayton ran for 20 yards and hauled in
a Leach pass for 18 more before State's

See BLUE, Page 8

Dow plant, workers
OK after gas leak

JIM EARtLEY (48), Michigan State fullback, makes a hard-earned 3-yard gain as he is tripped up by Michigan's
Don Tedesco; left. Ron Simkins (40) is blocked out by MSU's Jim Kinsley (73).

MIDLAND (UPI) - Production
resumed yesterday at a Dow Chemi-
cal Co. plant where a chlorine spill a
day earlier created a huge, ,deadly
gas cloud that injured eight workers
and forced the evacuation of 13,000
A company spokesman said the
seven Dow workers and a plumber
working for an outside contractor
were out of danger and improved to
fair condition at a city hospital.
TWELVE OTHERS were treated
and released at local hospitals, and
six school children briefly were given
oxygen but needed no other treat-
The brief leak Friday was blamed
on broken valve bolts. The spill was.
limited to 30 gallons, but the liquid
evaporated into a poisonous cloud
five miles long and three miles wide.'
"There apparently was corrosion
on the bolts that held a bonnet on the
valve," Dow spokesman Tom Sin-
clair said at the firm's world head-
quarters not far from the spill site.

"They weren't supposed to corrode,
but they did. The valve has been
completely replaced."
SINCLAIR SAID nobody was near
the leak, at the chlor-alkali proces-
sing plant. A warning system at a re-
mote control center recorded the
leak, and the pipe was quickly shut
off, he said.
But in a four-hour period before the
cloud dissipated, authorities were
forced to clear a portion of .this
central Michigan town holding 4,000
homes and 13,000 residents Four
schools also were in the cloud's path.
Saturday Dow officials praised
authorities for ordering the evacua-
tions that featured house-to-house
searches for helpless victims who
may have been felled by the toxic
fumes -that attack the respiratory
"The thing that made the evacua-
tion so widespread was that we were
dealing with four - mile - per - hour
winds that were fickle," Sullivan
said. "That tended to move the cloud
around a bit."



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IY SALTZMAN value of the jobs.
he University's Work In defense of the program, Tatum
m has included some stressed that students choose to take
ase" jobs in the past, their jobs, mickey mouse or not.
are trying to replace Wilma Porter, coordinator of Work
ments with work that Study added, "You also have to take
cational value, accord- into account the students' exper-
tum, assistant director ience, particularly when freshmen
rograms in the Work are involved."

Study office.
One of the major changes is the
lif'ting of the $3.50 maximum wage.
"This encourages the creation of
more interesting and meaningful
jobs, and students can be paid at fair
rates," explained Tatum.
asked to describe the educational


Slykhouse, "but as you movp up you
get to do more interesting things with
the frogs. Besides, this was the best
job for the hours I had."
The wages for most of the jobs are
comparable to outside pay and the
hours are usually flexible.
College (LSA) sophomore, who asked
not to be identified, her job of feeding
500 rats for cellular biology and
chemistry, fitted well into her heavy
schedule. "I would get my work done
in 45 minutes and would get credited
three hours for it. My pay was $3.50
an hour, so I would end up getting
about $10.00 for 45 minutes of feeding
rats," she said.

One of the most positive aspects of
Work Study is the number of jobs -
1100 of them - and the range of work
Those who cannot get excited about

GARY SLYKHOUSE, a freshper-
son in engineering, has a work study
job taking care of-frogs and crickets.
Although Slykhouse reported that his
job of cleaning cricket cages and.
feeding the crickets and frogs is not a
challenge, he said his job experience
will improve over time.
"Right now I'm a' freshman," said

,Scholar's reward for patience:

ancients come alive i

A scholarly old figure huddles over
a glass-encased piece of crumbling
yellow paper. Six to eight hours a
day, five days a week, he sits motion-
less - tediously transcribing just 25
pages each year.
Professor Herbert Youtie is study-
ing a papyrus, the loose-leaf paper of
the ancients.

:Papyrus is found in trash piles,
ruins, and graves in Egypt. Some.
date as far back as 3500 B.C.,
including a collection housed in the
Kelsey Museum of Archaeology on
The University's papyrus collec-
tin of over 6200 inventory numbers is
the largest in America.

YOUTIE IS ONE of probably no Room, a little-known enclave on the
more than 50 papyrologists in the seventh floor of the graduate library,
world. He is the lone papyrologist in it attracts large numbers of visitors
Ann Arbor, free to pore over the -from European scholars to local
documents left behind by civiliza- tourists. Many are church groups
tions long quiet. -from the Michigan area who come

n papyrus
almost every week to catch a glimpse
of ancient copies of the New Testa-
ment, most notably a copy of the
Epistles of Paul from the third cen-
tury A.D.
In the field of religion, papyri have
shattered previous misconceptions
tightly held by theologists. For a long
time, because the language of the
New Testament didn't sound like any
other known Greek, theologists said
it was the language of God.
"But," reported Youtie, "c can
now see from its close resemblance
to the language in personal letters we
have that the New Testament was
written in a very vulgar Greek, the
language of ordinary, poorly educat-
IN ANCIENT Egypt, the lure of
magic often captured the hearts of
those with unrealiz:' b desires. "Our
papyri texts on magwc are handbooks
explaining precisely how to carry it
out," Youtie said. "There is one on
love magic, about getting hold of a
woman who you don't know.
"We have magic texts for winning
law suits - this magic appeals to a
deity which will see to it the opposing
lawyer is unable to open his mouth.
One handbook even explains how to
get your horse to win at the races.
"Of course," he added, "magic

(ihir1 Doily Photo by I
A farmer, proud to be Mildred Parker, peddles her produce at the Farmers' Market on Detroit Street y
Mildred has sold food on Saturdays for 35 years.


Congress plods along

Revival for

energy plan
WASHINGTON. (AP)-Democratic leaders plan to give
President Carter's ailing energy program some intensive
care af ter a week in which a rebellious Senate nearly finished
the job of killing it.
Administration allies on Capitol Hill, frantically sear-
ching for new ways to keep the plan alive, are pinning their
hopes this week on what is sometimes called the third house
of Congress-a House-Senate conference committee-to pull
at least part of the plan through.

Abortion fund
han.i lmb
WASHINGTON (AP)-House and Senate confere
who have spent nearly three months arguing over
abortion policy for the federal government, now
playing a waiting game in hopes of forcing concessions.
The House is scheduled to try again this week to of
some proposal that might prove acceptable to the Senal
WHATEVER PROVISION is agreed upon will rem
in force for only one year. Thus, the abortion battle
likely to be waged again in 1978.

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