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Saturday, January 8, 1977


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Saturday, January 8~ 1977 THE MICHIGAN DAILY Rage Five

WASHINGTON (P) - Rep. ADAMS' comments came as cision contained adequate safe-
Brock Adams, President-elect the Washing on Democrat sailed guards to keep the oil companies
Carter's choice for Secretary of through a two-hour confirma- that will build and operate the
Transportation, indicated yes- tion hearing. Adams, the first of so-called superports from rais-
terday he may overturn the F Carter's cabinet choices to face ing oil prices unnecessarily and
controversial decision not to re- Senate questioning, appeared from making it difficult for
quire air bags in new passen- headed for quick confirmation. tankers owned by competing oil
ger cars. He faced only friendly questions firms to use the port facilities.
Adams told the Senate Com- from the committee, which is Adams told the committee he
merce Committee he planned to headed by his fellow Washing- would order the department to
review that decision. He later tonian and old friend, Sen. War- study state no-fault insurance
told reporters he felt outgoing ren Magnuson. laws and to recommend whether
secretary William Coleman Adams also told the commit- a federal no-fault standard is
made the wrong choice if air tee he would not make any de- needed. Adams and Carter both
bags and other passive re- cision on the fate of the Con- have said they support the no-
straints were as effective and as corde 'supersonic passenger fault concept because of the po-
cheap as Coleman concluded, plane until the 16-month test tential savings, it offers consum-
period authorized by Coleman ers in avoiding costly court
"IF THE findings . . were ends in September. He said he battles.
correct, then I think we should j would review Coleman's deci- The secretary-designate also j

State ignored PBB cancer threat, profs clarge

(Continued from Page 1)
makes my blood boil."
One man's frustration at state
inaction on the PBB issue has
led him to surrender his efforts
to achieve tighter controls on
the chemical..
Dr. Isadore Bernstein, a pro-
fessor in the University Bio-
chemistry Department, headed
a panel set up by Governor
Milliken last March to review
research on PBB's effects on
humans and to make recom-,
mendations on disposal of sev-
eral thousand cattle quarantined

because of exposure 'to the After the report was issued, no one, of our committee was he remarked.
chemical. Governor Milliken directed the invited, although officially we Bernstein Cooper and Clark
ON MAY 24, 1976, Bernstein's Agriculture Department to hold were because (the notice) was seem to agree that, regardless
task-force issued its report, public hearings on lowering on my desk." of what regulations the state
which concluded: PBB tolerance levels in food. "There's just too much mon- enacts in the future, most of
PBB was a "potential carci Apparently, Bernstein said ey tied up in this," he suggest the damage from PBB has al-
nogen" because of its close lower PBB levels were not ed in explanation of the de- ready been done.
chemical similarity to PCB, a wanted by the department. partment's action.
known cancer-causing agent; CORBETT'S WARNING is the
* The PBB tolerance level in "THE DIRECTOR of Agricul- CORBETT EXPRESSED un- direst of all:
meat And other produce should ture knew I was going to be certainty whether "ignorance I would pdict that
be lowered to the lowest reli- out of the country. When I got and stupidity" lie behind Agri-re
able detection level; that is, no back from Japan, I got notice culture Department efforts to see a rise in cancer in this
detectable amount of PBB of the hearing." The hearing block PBB legislation or wheth- " thent t t -
should be allowed in food sold had been held in his absence. er a conflict of interest is in- ty years'; affecting both farm-
in the state. "No member of our commit- volved.ers and consumers.
tee was present," said Bern- "One might speculate about, "We've already eaten most of
,. stein, and as far as I know, government ties with industry," ! the problem," he remarked.

be proceeding with passive re- sion giving airlines eight years
straints such as air bags," he to quiet all existing subsonic
said. jets which do not meet federal
Passive restraints are devices noise standards, indicating he
that protect auto passengers in had questions as to whether
an accident without the passen- some of those older jets were
gers taking any action such as worth quieting.
buckling up seat belts. Coleman And he said he would like to
said the devices are effective review Coleman's decision al-

said he planned to study exist-
ing navigational aids and rules
to determine how the tanker oil
spills which recently have
plagued the East Coast can be
He said he favored the con-
cent of user taxes on barges and
other commercial waterway

Ford Ia
(Continued from Page]
NOWHERE, however,
President's 15-page repo
tion a plan now on hisc
eliminate federal controls
price of gasoline. The p
been attacked for itsr

did the
rt men-
desk to
s on the
Aan has

but refused to order automakers lowing deepwater ports to be users in order to equalize the inflationary impact and its last-
to install them, saying he feared built off the coasts of Texas and financial burden barges and minute timing by both Dem-
the public would not accept the Louisiana but was not l.'gally railroads face, ocrats and Republicans.
devices, able to do so unless the pcrt And he said he favored the However, Federal Energy Ad-
Instead, he called for a dem-- onerators turn down the licenses idea of a single trust fund to ministrator Frank Zarb said it
onstration program to acquaint offered by Coleman. handle all transportation proj- is still "highly likely" that Ford
the public with advantages of ects instead of hattig several will act to remove price con-
air bags in an auto crash. ADAMS SAID he was ccn- funds such as the Highway trols from gasoline. He said the
cerned whether Coleman's de- Trust Fund and the Aviation and omission of the subject from
A i r p o r t DeVelopment Trust his energy message does not
Fund. mean the President is having
tsecond-thoughts about it, even
Cty races off r now been delayed several times.
f ew s r riss ZARB INDICATED that Ford's
oan would go next week to the
ord a Democratic-controlled Congress,
(Continued from Page 1) naign strategy have not yet where either 'the Senate or
" U IS House of Representatives would
'LOU IS TYPICAL," he said, been devised. 'I think we have Si F have 15 days to veto if it so
"in having his priorities in phy- some people of high potential' desires.
sical things, in industrial devel- he said of the Democratic Coun- Zarb, who held a press brief-
opwent and so forth - but I cil candidates. "We'll be in pret- (Continued from Page 1) ing on the message, said Ford
don't see any real commitment ty good shape even after the pri-inontemsa,"sidFr
ym arys The Washington Post that Ford believed energy was "the most
to providing the human services Diana Slaughter, the SHRP will announce definite plans to urgent problem the nation will
that people in this community andidate for mayor is a lecture at the University, and face over the nevt 10 to 15
so desperately23-year-old clerical in the Uni- that he will also write a book years, bar none."
versity's Graduate Library.
But Belcher doesn't view the vrtys Gdue Lbry.telling of his plans to continue He said the seriousness of idfeecsi htlgt yaySR a lastknishspltclcre.testaini h ntd
differences in that light, by any sHRP has always taken its his political career. . the situation in the United
means. He sees the race as a Should Ford become a f tculty States could be gauged from
question of the city's ability to strength from the sdent areas, member at his alma mater, he recent price increases decreed
meet "long-range issues - the b the party's influence has will act primarily as a guest by the Organization of Petrole-
problems that concern us, not been on the wane in Ann Arbor lecturer for classes dealing with um Exporting Countries
just in the coming year, but since its heyday in 1971-72. Congress and the Presidency. It (OPEC).
for the next five, ten, or twen- REGISTERED candidates are E is unlikely Ford would teach a 'ZARB SAID Ford decided to
ty years." as follows: specific class and have seions present Congress with the en-
According to Belcher, Council ® For Mayor Democrat Al- of his own. ergy message because so many
has failed to address itself to bert Wheeler. Republican Louis --
such problems, whether in ques- Belcher, SHRP Diana Slaughter.
tions of development, streets, * For the First Ward City F R I -SAT. $3.00
housing, or solid waste manage- Council seat presently held by
ment. And that is where he in- "Democrat Liz Keogh - Demo- FLYING FISH RECORD'S s
tends to strike, cats Zane Olukalns and Ken-
"IT'LL BE A VERY different neth Latta, SHRP William Wil-
campaign from the kind we've cox. (No Republicans filed.)
usually seen in the mayor's " For the Second Ward seat B
race," he said. "There'll be a presently held by Democrat B
lot of door-to-door work, and Carol Jones - Democrat Leslie
I'm going to be using a lot Morris, Republicans Alan Rein-
of media." er and Richard Robinson (aka BRYAN BOWERS, a virtuouso auto-
Wheeler is confident as well, Doctor Diag), Libertarian James harpist has taken what is a very
though the details of his cam- Greenshield. simple instrument to play and does
p resnl thelTd Wa seatcan things~ with it that physically cannot
rsenty held y Republcan be done. In addition to his incredible
R u ssian bert Hen, emocat Les instrumental ability, he has more
Seeligson, Republican Louis stage presence than anyone I've ever
Senunas, Libertarian Barbara?'
M cKenna seen. He deserved the standing ova-
In the Fourth Ward, Repub- . ; ion he received.-VILLAGE VOICE
ican Rona'Id Trowbridge will be
defending his seat against Dem-
o o Aat Robert heH iith dRe- TUES.-WED., 11th & 12th-$3.50
Ill iN .J. publican Gerald Bell will be N
challenged for his seat by Dem-
ocrats Judith Hanks, Kenneth 1421 HILL 8:30 761-1451
l , Ldwigand Libertarian Wil-
S SJJ~~~~~~ am Minard. -£ -__ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
(Continued from Page 1)
irector Clarence Kelley.
Giovanetti said Karpov has
ong been suspected of being a'
ember of the Soviet Commit-
ee for State Security - the
GS - and that le probably
otuld. be asked to leave theO
Jnited States. Karnov has been
n this country since Nov. 29,
Karnov. who lives in a Sn-)
,ie" anar~nment complex in the
ronx. N.Y.. was 1'navailable Po
or onnmant last nieht. I
-unloved mechanic, obtained C
he snaCe Shttt°. inf'irn-atin C H IN A TO W N
^nm an eijrlaifiod 1?r'A en1- N
ineer whn was erarlv conC- 1
r"Ming wi h the FBI. Giovanetti Jock Nichofson stars as J.J. Geddes, a disillusioned cop turned detec-
.qH. 1tine, who tries to escape the evil of his old beat in Chinatown only to
He said some information cs^ be inevitably drawn back to it. Faye Dunaway and John Huston are
itled to Karm bna t i oonl l excellent in their roles as a daughter and father who share more than a
"hed the Soviet Unon. few secrets that Nicholson tries to uncover. Moody yet realistic, this
Th s'ockv. sandv-hair1 Ro- Polanski film is a contemporary look at the detective movies of the 30's.
nskv, who fa^,s the death ner-
'tv if convicted of the charges SUN: MOTHER KUSTERS GOES TO HEAVEN
eainst him smiled at nho-oa-
anhers as he was led from FBI
eado7arters in Newark to a
ran for transnorantion to the CINEM A TONIGHT AT OLD ARCH. AUD.
(rcoen rmtv Jail. 7:00 & 9:30 Admission $1.25
HE WAS beine held in the
all overnight. nending arraign-
ent and a bail hearing Sat'r-

av before U.S. Magistrate Wil-
iari Hunt. HOWARD HAWKS' 1944
Giovanetti said R o g a 1 s k y
.ame to the Uni'ed States BOGEY & BACALL in
hrough Snain and Germany on
e 15. 1971. He had beenHA
eoyed as an ele trician and
echanic here b,,t was not


Ienry Carter unveil econ.pla
(Continued from Page 1) range." Nearly 8 million Am- ardize the deduction at $2,400
upper-income taxpayers as well. ericans are presently out of! for a single taxpayer and $2,800
of his efforts in the past two Carter and his advisers said work, for a married couple. Schultze
years have been on energy mat- the economic stimulus package A $4 billion in permanent tax said a family 'of four earning
ters and because the President also includes: reductions achieved by raising $10,000 could save $100 in taxes.
feels that energy will be the 0 $5 billion' to $8 billion in the mimimum standard de- f $2 billion in tax relief for
most urgent problem facing the federal spending to create jobs duction for taxpayers who do business.
nation in the decade ahead. and an additional $4 billion for not itemize. It was not clear Carter and his advisers are
He called the message a public works projects. Com- when the savings would be 'considering either a 2 per cent
"scorecard ... a document that bined, these programs would realized. increase in the investment tax
can be left behind and studied create up to 800,000 new jobs, UNDER CURRENT tax law, - credit, now at 10 per cent, or
by whomever." Carter said. the standard deduction ranges an employer tax credit equal
Ford's 15-page energy mes Schultze said the proposals from $1,700 to $2,400 for a sin- to 5 per cent of his total pay-
sage to Congress claims the na- should reduce the nation's un- gle person and from $2,100 to roll tax, Schultze said.
tion has made a "good start" employment rate from the cur- $2,800 for a married couple. ! Making it possible for three-
toward solving its energy prob- rent 8.1 per cent to between 6.5 The proposal would eliminatel quarters of all taxpayers to file
lems, but laments that the Unit- and 7 per cent this year, "hope- the minimum rate and stand- on a single short form.
ed States is now more depend-;
ent on imported oil than ever
nation yet faced up to many +- 1.Use Daily Classifieds +
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