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Vol. LXXXVIII, No. 77 Ann Arbor, Michigan-Saturday, December 10, 1977 Ten Cents 8 Pages plus Supplement
Panel hopes to save structures
By BRIAN BLANCHARD "THE WHOLE IDEA of districts is that the whole is
more valuable than the sum on its parts. There's a course on
Trailers, trucks, and cranes rolled up to the northeast historic preservation at the University and the University
corner of the Diag one day last May and proceeded to 'Buildin s are as m uch a part of the education ... as courses, has to encourage other groups to create districts. But when
dismantle the 83-year-old Barbour-Waterman gym. But a re- we come and say we want the University to do it, they
cent decision by the Michigan History Division Review Board booksusn,"ootbdlWtsam.
might shelter other campus buildings from the wrecking ball Two University representatives went to the meeting on
for years to come. -Mike Washo of the Michigan History Division Thursday to ask that the University not be required to turn to
The Review Board, a nine-member group appointed by y the state and federal agencies for review of all buildings
the governor, voted unanimously in Grand Rapids Thursday scheduled to be torn down.
to require that no University buildings on central campus be Ken Korman, assistant University planner, said that
razed with federal or state money without review by the each University building should be accessed "on individual
Michigan History Division or the National Park Service. vances to the National Park Service in Washington. Washo said that since October, 1977, when students first merit."
Mike Washo, deputy director of the Michigan History called his attention to the plan to raze Barbour-Waterman "There is a need to have our facilities meet the changing
THE FINAL DECISION to place the approximately 30 ivision, said, "Buildings are as much a part of the gym and to University buildings in general, "the University academic requirements of the campus," he said. "We need
structures sitting on the 85-acre area defined as central cam- education - as far as the history of the University is involved has never suggested an alternative (preservation) district or the decision-making ability."
pus on the National Register of historical buildings now ad- - as courses, books, and football teams." process." See HISTORICAL, Page 8
Sen. Fitzgerald .. t eraeks down
iciyreviews on school sex bias
WASHINGTON (UPI) - The gov- this week have been contacted four
iyernment has taken steps to cut off "THE DEPARTMENT is takig times . . . and have indicated their
new federal aid to 10 public school this action only because our repeated unwillingness to comply with this
By GREGG KRUPA systems and 12 schools and colleges efforts during the past year to obtain simple requirement," Califano said.
- - including one in Michigan - for this simple assurance form from The first notifications were made
State Senator William Fitzgerald braved the city's icy refusing on four occasions to say they these institutions have failed,"Ca- in September 1976, HEW said.
blizzard Thursday to boost his campaign for governor and, don't discriminate against female fano said.
in keeping with the weather, fired off a few icy barbs at the students and employes, it was an-
man he hopes to-succeed - William Milliken. nounced yesterday.
Fitzgerald, the youngish Democratic leader of the Sen- HEW Secretary Joseph Califano
ate, is one in a growing field of official and unofficial candi- said the districts and schools, located
d a te s h o p in g to b e co m e M ic h ig a n 's first D e m o c ra tic g ov - ms 14rss olesdh i tce dsrer, v'e rtel dre d
ernor in 17 years. forms under the federal sex discrim-
ination law assuring they will complyo ni b
ALTHOUGH IT IS UNCLEAR whether Milliken will seek with the rules. tu itio n 1
re-election, Fitzgerald calls the governor's "charitable WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate and House conferees on Social Security dead-
record of mismanagement" the top campaign issue. CALIFANO said the Health, Edu- locked yesterday over an Snrelated amendment that would allow an income tax
"I think there is a clear record of insensitivity in the - cation and Welfare Department as of credit for parents of college students.
Milliken administration, starting with PBB and his re- - Jan. 8 would withhold all new HEW The stalemate left uncertain whether the conference committee would be able
sponse," said the 35-year-old Fitzgerald in a Daily interview. grants to the schools and districts. to finish work this year on the bill which would result in higher taxes for
"It is not a political issue because it happened; it is a political daily Photo by ANDY FREEBERG Those affected are being notified 1 fyeillwcwdeh payroll
issue because it's symptomatic of the approach his admini- by letter they also risk the loss of all 107 million Americans.
strators took on that problem and take on others. Fitzgeraid I think there is a federal funds unless they comply ON AN 8-2 VOTE, House conferees refused to accept a Senate amendment
"They told us not to reduce the tolerance levels, they told with the Title IX section of the law that would allow a reduction in income taxes of up to $250 per year per student
us that there were no serious health hazards, they told us that clear record of insensitivity an which bans sex discrimination in to help offset college tuition costs. The Senate then voted unanimously not to back
they did adequate testing, they told us that it was not going to schools receiving federal funds. away from the amendment which would cost the government $1.2 billion a year.
be harmful to the integrity of Michigan products on the mar- theAllliken administration that Eight of the colleges appear to be Those votes came after the conferees had compromised on a series of un-
ketplace if we let a few of these crippled cows go to market. religious schools and may be exempt related Senate welfare amendments.
They were wrong on all counts." Starts h the n no under the law, officials said. But they Sen. William Rotha (R-Del.), sponsor of the tuition proposal, said he believed
still need to file government forms. the House would approve the measure if the conferees allowed the full House to
FITZGERALD LABELED THE TESTING procedures PBB . A school district in Ferndale, vote on it without their approval. However, House conferee chairman Rep. Al Ull-
used during the PBB crisis "appalling" and a "national Mich., had its federal aid terminated man (D-Ore.) responded: "I would feel totally derelict in my duty if I brought
in 1972, the last to lose federal funds. to the House a proposition that had not been fully considered, along with the al-
See MILLIKEN, Page 2 ternatives."
44 of colleaguie
By RICHARD BERKE They drew little notice from passers-
Thirty Iranian students staged an by, who seemed bothered by the
hour-long demonstration on the Diag activity, and weren't acknowledged
yesterday, and later marched to City by city officials, either. The City Hall
Hall in protest of the recent arrest of protest fizzled after fifteen minutes
a member of their group and police of chanting.
handling of Iranians in their home
country. LAST NOVEMBER 10, an ISA
The students, members of the Iran- member was arrested for wearing a
ian Student Association in Ann Arbor mask during a protest of the Shah's
and Ypsilanti (ISA), chanted "Op- U.S. visit. He was released on $1,000
A woman student bundles up and hoists pose the harassment of Iranian bond, but faces a pre-trial hearing
a sign at yesterday's demonstration by students," "Police drop the phony Tuesday. -
Iranian students. charges," and "CIA get out of Iran." See IRANIAN, Page 2 s
ELECTION STILL DISPUTED:
Variety win LSA seats .
By STEVE GOLD Winning full year seats were (in the Only 420 of LSA's 13,000 students voted
order of their final vote totals) : Bob in the election.
This week's disputed LSA Student Stechuk, Linda Spak, Jim Sullivan,
Government (LSA-SG) election has Mike Spirnak, Rachel Rosenthal, TWO OF THE winners, Freeman and
brought several new faces and a Doug Farr, Katherine Friedman, and Spirnak, have filed a suit with the LSA
variety of different approaches to Irving Freeman. The four half-year Academic Judiciary charging that
student government into the Literary seats were won by Stacey Herman, Jon Election Director Ted Yemen violated
College body. Lauer, Joel Klein and Eric Arnson. several LSA Election Code provisions .
by holding the election too close to the
f 2filing deadline and by removing cam-
M urr 1Ak euv of A sign esters that he consdered ete
"slanderous or posted in excessive
Despite the possibility that the suit £
scandal, says Levin may force another election, the newly .
- elected members of LSA-SG have
By KEITH RICHBURG was incredibly inept at running the begun preparing for the year ahead.
The city accountant fired for his city. I cannot believe he didn't Stechuk, who is returning to LSA-SG for
role in Ann Arbor's recent invest- know." his second full term, has outlined his