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1 Vednesday, March:l5, 197


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Wednesday, March 16, 1977 THE MICHIGAN DAILY Page Seven

Caller still seeks


A sweet 70 degrees says
we made it by the winter

WASHINGTON uP) -- Leslie
Pfenninger still is looking for
that job with the federal gov-
ernment, but she says the White
House has been very helpful.
about it all.
President Carter promised he
would look into her case when
she talked to him during his ra-'
dio broadcast March 5 as he
took questions from the public.
SO, AFTER afollow-up fall.
and a letter from the Wi'hite
House, Pfenninger, 21, neatly;
dressed and early for her ap-
pointment, met with two offi-
cials of the Civil Service Com-
mission yesterday.
"They gave me suggestions,;
and I'm going to follow all of
them up," she told a reporter
after the meeting.
"It is proving to me that this
entire government can be re-';
sponsive," she said.
PFENN INGER, of Lanham,
Md., has been unemployed since.
she graduated from Elizabeth-,
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town College in Pennsylvania nounce new manpower ceilings
last May. She filed her applica- for federal agencies and depart- (Continued from Page 1)
tion for a job as a statistician ments in April. of Strohs, explained the con-
with the federal government last Pfenninger talked with Arch nection between the outdoorsj
July. Ramsay. director of the ilreau and art: "You know, it's justI
When the President took calls of recruiting and examining at those of us who are organicI
from the people, she decided to the Civil Service Commission, (who are outside). It's spring,
to try to reach him. It took and Kay Frances Dolan, chief and man, it's fertile . ."
about 20 minutes before she of the Washington job informa-
heard a ringing sound and an- tion center. She said everyone EARBY, Residential College
other 30 minutes before she got was very helpful. etyon ancWmtt bench-
through to Carter. "Isd Cm very happy with Presi- lnthiona fresh white carna
"I didn't ask for a job," she' dent Carter; I'm very happy i ltiocndaing impass.wielyata
said. "I asked that the restric- 'with the White House; I'm very hen andsta ring impassively at
tions on government hiring be happy with the Civil Service
lifted." Coimission," she said "Someone gave me a flower
CARTER HAS ordered a tem- because it's a very nice day,"
porary, partial freeze on federal ABOUT 250,000 persons apply he said, declining to reveal the3
government hiring in an effort each year for various Civil Serv- identity of. his benefactor. .
to keep down civilian employ- ice jobs under the college level Asked why he was wearing
ment, which now totals about 1.9 e x a m i n a t i o n, a commis- a green, three-piece suit, Wittf
million. Agencies may hire only sion spokesman said..' responded, "Spring makes mer
three employes for every four About 110 000 to 130,000 will get dressed up."
vacancies occurring after Feb. nass the test and get on Civil
may acancis bfore that date Service register; he said. Of edNman who identified himself
The Office of Management these, only about 10,000 are as a "visitor" to Ann Arbor.
Th fieo aaeethired. "The relaxed kookiness of
and Budget is scheduled to an-
__-_- "All I want is a chance to go everyone is impressive," he
to work and' prove that I am, said.
-.. -- J 1 1. competent," Pfenninger said. Although local streets teemed


with shirt-sleeved strollers, the
Diag appeared to be the nucleus
of yesterday's activity, with
backpacks, frisbees, books, pop
cans - and people - littering
what only weeks ago resembled
a' tundra.'
THERE WERE so many peo-
ple, in fact, that Solomon Edel-
man transported his jewelryj
stand to a pivotal location just
yards fromthe Diag 'M'.
Asked how he was enjoying
the day, Edelman put down his
Michelob and said, "Not bad.
Not bad. Haven't made a dime
yet. The weather's too nice. Ev-
eryone's broke."
However, those spoiled by
yesterday's meteorological re-
spite are cautioned to hang the
spring jacket back in the closet

today: forecasters predict a
cool, drizzly afternoon 'with a
high temperature of 45 degrees,
and that, folks, is the real

APRIL 4, 5, 6
* Filing Open Until Friday, March 25th
* Registration Fo r m s Available at S.G.C.
Offices, 3909 Michigan Union


(Continued from Page 1) The four forty-story octagonsr
The entire Center was de- surrounding the Plaza will house'
signed by John Portman, the fu- both offices and retail shops,
turistic architect who has engi- most of which will not ae open
neered several projects to cure until September 1. Sixty-five per.
ailing urban centers. cent of the 2.2 million scquare
At the core of the five struc- feet of office space has been
tures is the Detroit Plaza, a 73-|leased so far, which his led
story cylinder reported to be the i Center sponsors to be optimistic
largest hotel in the world. The 1 about its success.
hotel sports 1,400 rooms and a j Lee Hershey, manager of the
revolving restaurant on the roof.! Ren Cellar Wine Shop - one of
Its lobby has a ceiling eight'I the few retail stores now open
floors high and features sky- in the complex - reflects the
walks and an indoor lake. general excitement of those in-
"THE EMPHASIS is for an volved with the Center.
urban hotel to create an inner- I "The city needs an attraction
natural atmosphere," explained r and this is it. There are people
Frank :Nofsky, sales manager i in the suburbs who think there
for the Plaza. "The plants, the is nothing in Detroit, and
unpainted concrete, the large haven't been here for ten years.
atriums for lounging have all This place is amazing and
been designed with the outdoor | they'll be here to see it," he
effect in mind." said.
Union may reverse
stand on wage issue

Campus AMC :Jeep

Screenings are held in the old Architecture and Design Auditorium at 7:00, 9:00, 11:00 p.m. daily-
1:00, 7:00, 9.00 p.m. on Saturday Winners and highlights are screened on Sunday at 7:00, 9:00,
11:00 p.m. in both the old Architecture and Design Auditorium and Auditorium A of Angell Hall
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(Continued from Page 1)
Neff said he assured the rep-
resentative that the University.
would stand behind the 60 cent
offer, and was in turn told that
a new bargaining session may

last Feb. 23 after overwhelm-
ingly rejecting a tentative agree-
ment arrived at with the help
of the mediator. The rejected
contract called for a 55 cent per
hour wage increase over two

be requested soon. _'_ __ _ _ _ __ _
BUT AS OF last night, state- _.
appointed mediator Thomas Ba.
doud said he had not heard of
any union plans to accept the
offer or call for new discus-
AFSCME Local President Joel'
Block, who has been sitting in
on negotiations between the two
parties but is not an official
member of the union bargaining
team, said last night that he
knew 'of no conversations with
the University which dealt with
a possible agreement.
Sources close to the AFSCME
bargaining team, however, haveT
acknowledged that it is likely
the team would accept the Uni-
versity's proposal eventually, if
only to bring it before union
memblers to give them a chance "
to make a final decision.__
on the whole, that it may be j YOU'RE RE ADING THIS, AR E N'T YOU?
time" to let the membership
vote on ratification of the con-
taion members were said ta be.Display-764-0554 Classifieds-764-0557
'cool t the 60 cent offer last
Sunday, but it was pointed out
last night that the University
proposal was not in fact reject-
ed. t

A growing fatigue among pick-,
eters as the strike wears on
may also contribute to a pos-
sible ratification of the proposal,
the source added.N
Art Anderson, leader of the:
union bargaining team, could
not' be reached for comment on
yesterday's "unofficial' develop-'
men ts.
NEFF SAID he would not con-'
sider AFSCME'"s reported con-
ciliatory gestures official until (
the mediator contacted him with
a date for a future negotiating;
session. He said the University
would not Gall for renewed bar-
gaining by itself.
AFSCME's last official wage
demand was for a 70 cent per
hour increase over 24 months.
The union walked off their jobs
" j

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4:00 P.M. 451 Mason Hall
"The Sanctity of the Holy Land
in Islamic Tradition"
Emanuel Sivan, Hebrew
University( visiting at Montreal)
Response: Andrew Ehrenkreutz,
University of Michigan, on
Crusader attitudes toward
the Holy Land.
Sponsors: Historv
Judaic Studies
8:00 P.M. Hillel, 1429 Hill
"The Sanctity of Israel in
Jewish Tradition"
Abraham Halkin, University
of California, Berkeley
Sponsors: History
Judaic Studies
4:00 P.M. Rackham East Lecture Rm.
"Jewish Messianic Movements"
Abraham Halkin
Response: Jacob Lassner, Wayne
State University, on cross-
cultural currents in Jewish
and Islamic Messianism

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