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Page 2-Thursday, October 27, 1977-The Michigan Daily
CONGRESS PROPOSES SOLAR ENERGY AID:
President will veto bill if

gas price
WASHINGTON (AP) - President would not
Carter indicated yesterday he will veto Spokesn
the energy bill if it raises natural gas ers they c
prices higher than the $1.75 per thou- commitm
sand cubic Feet level he originally pro- veto any
posed, a delegation of congressmen prices.
said. Cartert
"The $1.75 figure is as far as we veto the b
should go. It should not be amended," was the fi
Rep. Andrew Maguire, (D-N.J.), considers
quoted Carter as telling the group. CONGI
THE CURRENT PRICE is about natural
$1.46 per thousand cubic feet. natural gi
Earlier in the day House and Senate accept a
energy conferees voted to make cubic fee
moderate-interest loans of up to $8,000 natural g
available to homeowners who install proposed
solar energy equipment. thousande
The conferees are working to com- owevi
promise the non-tax aspects of energy the Hous
legislation previously passed by each would se
houseof Congress.o natural
CONCERNING, Carter's position on the finalg
the energy bill, Rep. Anthony Moffett, The H
(D-Conn.) said yesterday," "The Presi- while the
dent told us that he would veto a bad price of i
bill, that he agrees with us that we don'tp
need a bill just for the sake of having a ting oil an
bill, and if the bill tilts too much toward
,the oil company interests, he certainly :,..

limit too high

t support it."
men for the group told report-
came away feeling they had a
ent from Carter that he would
measure with higher gas
has said previously he would
bill if it is not acceptable. This
irst time he indicated what he
not acceptable.
RESSIONAL sources had in-
during the Senate debate on
gas pricing that Carter would
ceiling of $2.03 per thousand
t level on federally regulated
gas even though he originally
raising the price to $1.75 per
cubic feet.
er, the congressmen said he
nyesterday that he supported
e version of the energy bill and
upport their efforts to hold
gas prices to the $1.75 level in
energy bill.
Ouse agreed to the $1.75 figure
Senate voted to deregulate the
nterstate natural gas, thus let-
nd gas companies set the price

level. The final bill must be written by a
House-Senate conference committee.
IN OTHER ENERGY action yester-
day, Senate liberals said they will try to
kill a section of a $40 billion energy tax
credit bill that would guarantee the oil
and natural gas industry profit incen-
tives to look for new reserves.
The liberals, led by Sen. Henry
Jackson, (D-Wash.) chairman of the
Senate Energy Committee, were also
preparing an effort to cut out $33
billion in energy tax credits for
business.
The disclosure of Carter's comments
came after a meeting in which six
House members handed Carter a letter
signed by 67 members, some of them
Republicans, who declared they could
not vote for compromise energy legisla-
tion that would significantly boost
natural gas prices above the $1.75 level,
or that would contain "plowbacks or
other tax giveaways to the oil com-
panies."'

Dress
to kill
this
Halloween
By HEATHER MAYSON
Whether you're trying to dress up a
fairy tale or simply looking for the
perfect outfit for Halloween the
Theater Department's third annual
costume sale may have the answer.
"I came ready for anything,"
Cassandra Trimble said excitedly.
"I've found the greatest outfit: the
'Wife of Bath'!"
She was wearing a long cotton
dress, complete with an apron and
extra quilting to pad her front and
rear to enormous proportions. "I'll
buy this, unless I can find a slinky
little 'Guinevere' type thing," she
said.
The sale, continuing through
Thursday and Friday in the Frieze
Building, includes several outfits
made by the costume department for
many of the University's recent the-
atrical productions.
"We've pulled loads of specialty
items from our storage rooms,"
Elizabeth, Brikowski said. "Most of
them cannot be used again."
The costumer went on to explain,
"Some of the clothes date back to
1900. Everything can be found here,
from suits of armor to costumes used
in Jesus Christ Superstar."
Profits from the sale supplement
an equipment budget which finances
special purchases such as sewing
machines. "This year we'd like to
buy some male mannequins," Bri-
kowski said.
The styles and quality of the;
costumes vary from velvety-rich
'period' outfits, to old and well-used
accessories. Prices range from 25c to
$25, depending on the value of the;
fabric.1
Mark Silverman, a graduate stu-
dent in geography, clasped a worn;
striped vest, and a $5 pair of tweed
knickers in hand. He was wearing a;
black, pointed court jester's hat,;

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In terroris
STUTTGART, West Germany
(AP) - State investigators reported
yesterday that. some circumstances
of the deaths of three imprisoned
terrorists last week remained a
"mystery," but an. official inquiry
upheld an autopsy report calling
them suicides.
The report said investigators failed
to determine how the pistols that
killed Andreas Baader and Jan-Carl
Raspe got into their cells. It conclud-
ed visiting lawyers might have sup-
See related story, this page.
plied them but acknowledged there
was no evidence of this.
LEFTISTS claiming the terrorists
were murdered held protest marches
and bombed West German property
throughout Europe last week. A
fourth jailed terrorist who officials
said stabbed herself denied Tuesday
there was any suicide pact.
The 40-page report by Baden-

t suicides
Wuerttemberg state prosecutors and
police officials said they found no
evidence of murder in their inter-
views with 90 persons and deposi-
tions by two doctors who took part in
the autopsy.
The autopsy report said Baader,
founder and co-leader of the Baader-
Meinhoff gang, and Raspe shot
themselves in the head, and Gudrun
Ensslin, Baader's mistress, hanged
herself with an electrical cord from
her cell window.
THE THREE were found dead in
their cells at the maximum security
Stammheim prison here Oct. 18,
hours after West German comman-
dos in Somalia foiled an air hijacking
staged to enforce demands for their
release.
The inquiry also upheld the initial
announcement that Irmgard Moel-
ler, another terrorist imprisoned at
Stammheim, tried to stab herself
with a bread knife the same day.
Moeller, recovering in a hospital,
denied this through her lawyer
Tuesday. She said she became
unconscious after hearing shots and
awoke with a stab wound in her
chest.
A SPOKESMAN for the state
justice ministry, Helmut Engler,
said investigators believed lawyers
were able to supply guns to Baader
and Raspe because security viola-
tions at the prison were widespread.
Engler said some lawyers had been
caught trying to smuggle "forbidden
objects. . . such as ammunition and
printed matter" into the prison. He
also noted that a wire communica-
tion system between cells and a half
pound of explosives had been found
inside the prison.
The inquiry said the barrel of the
pistol in Raspe's cell was bought in
Basel, Switzerland, along with an
American-made carbine later found
on another West German anarchist.

Roily Photo by CHRISTINA SCHNEIDER

Maybe it was a show of allegiance to a namesake character or maybe it
was just a premonition, but at any rate, Kate Grace was interested in the
gown worn by the character of the same name in "Kiss Me, Kate."

which he found beneath a pile of
shawls and scarves.
"I didn't come looking for anything
in particular, but these clothes are
really bizarre. I'm planning to =be a
sort of clown for Halloween, and my
hat is perfect. I'm just not sure that
the geography department would
approve."
Sheradi Cannon, a graduate the-
ater student, said the sale is put on by
graduate students. Pointing to the

room jam-packed with people rifling
through the selection of costumes,
she said, "They started lining up before
nine this morning.
"Most of the 'good' costumes were
gone within an hour, but we're going
to pull new clothes from storage for
sale on Thursday and Friday."
Not surprised by the large student
turnout, Cannon smiled, and said, "I
haven't even had the chance to find
anything for myself."

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Extremist groups react violently
in the wake of terrorists' deaths

By United Press International
Italian leftists vowed to send a
"suicide commando" to kill the West
German ambassador and a rightist
bomb shattered a Paris union hall in
violence triggered by the prison
deaths of three West German terror-
ists.
Early today, almost simultaneous
blasts shook the Siemens, BMW, and
Opel auto buildings in Rome, blowing
out the shutters and show windows.
Other explosions damaged several
cars. At Pistoia, near Florence,
another BMW showroom was hit by a
predawn explosion.
THREE MEN at the West German
cultural center in Istanbul, Turkey,

were injured by a bomb thrown by
demonstrators shouting anti-German
slogans Tuesday, police said. Two
firebombs shattered the windows of a
German car showroom in Rome.
The Italian news agency, ANSA, in
Milan received the second death
threat in five days against WestX
German Ambassador Hans Arnold.
"As regards Arnold, we confirm
that within the next 200 hours he will
be executed by a suicide comman-
do," an anonymous telephone caller
said, adding a warning that all
German diplomats and their families
should leave Italy.
IN ISTANBUL, police said the
anti-German protestors fled after the

bomb explosion and no arrests were
made.
The Rome firebombings caused
some damage but no injuries. Two
German schools shut down to prevent
possible attacks on students.
The Paris explosion smashed the
offices of the leftist French Magis-
trates Trade Union and handwritten
notes left behind indicated the bomb-
ing was carried out by rightists.
"WE ARE witnessing the emerg-
ence of rightist counter-terrorism,"
one police officer said. "We hope we
will stop this."
French police in theNancy region
near the German border were check-
ing out reports from a previously
unheard-of "Anti-Terrorist Brigade"
that it had killed one of the 16 West
Germans wanted for the kidnapping
of the slain German industrialist,
Hanns-Martin Schleyer.
Police said they also had found'a
West German man who identified
several young persons he met in a
chalet in a pine forest in France's
Jura Mountain range as being among
the 16 suspects in the Schleyer case.
Schleyer's body was found in
northeastern France shortly after
the three terrorists were found dead
in their Stuttgart prison cells. The
kidnappers had offered to exchange
Schleyer for the three and eight other
jailed terrorists.

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