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Page Ten

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Thursday; March 24, 1977

Page Ten THE MICHIGAN DAILY Thursday, March 24, 1977

Motor City rough 'n tumble

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)ome of the audience knows
'his, but most choose to ignore
it.
"It's cool, man, real cool,"
comments Rich Demyers, a jun-
ior high student from Detroit's
west side. "Dusty Rhodes and
Dick the Bruiser are my main
men. They're too sweet to be
sour," he adds. "If I see my,
boys get messed up, I'll step in*
the ring and save them."
Rich came to Cobo by bus1
with six of his friends, including
brother Frederick, who's dream
is to see a match-up betweln
The Sheik and Dick the Bruiser,1
who are facing other opponents
this night.a
"I want'The Sheik to get his{
butt kicked by the Bruiser," he,
says.
"This is only my first time,"
says Ed Dimitroff of Franklin,

lTi higan, who is attending with the ring in his mock Bedouin
his friend Carter Agree. ' -uad-dress. Like m a n y Big
"I look at it as entertainment," Time Wrestling performers, he
remarks Agree. "It's like going has an identity based on an
to the movies. I come about 75 ethnic stereotype designed to
Der cent of the time," he con- appeal and, indirectly, to pro-
rinues. "My grandparents are mote racial prejudice.
really into this stuff. They watch "Hey Sheik, you dirty camel
it on ATV and come down here, jockey-go home and use camel
too." wax," veils a youth standing on
As match follows match, as a seat near ring-side.
conquering heroes and vanquish- The Sheik shows all the traits
ed evil-doers come and go, the which made him the hated
tension begins to build for the figure he is. Pulling a dagger-
Big Fight-Bobo vs. The Sheik. sized stick from the belt of his
The Sheik is a Big Time Wres- robe, he jabs Brazil in the head,
tling perennial and is its con- drawing blood-or ketchup, as
summate villain. He is the most it may be.
hated figure due, in large part, Bobo Brazil jumps back and
to his frequent victories and his' butts the Sheik's head with his
dirty tactics-foul even by the own. Each dominates for a
loose standards of Big Time while, only to be overcome by
Wrestling. his rival. Finally, the match
QOS AND HISSES fill the ends i a declared victory for
arena as The Sheik entersThe Sheik. The crowd bellows
itsanger: "No, No, No!"
--- Everywhere, people are on
NCH EON(heir feet, protesting the ver-
C HE N I dict. After several minutes, the
nd Sandwiches 50c announcer enters the ring and
proclaims: "The referee has re-
ARCH 25th ersed his decision. The winner
USSELL (Detroit) is Bobo Brazil."
I The applause is thunderou§.
ncil for Economic onea match follows. As the
exism and Racism crow) begins filing out, an ear-
MINIST CONSCIOUSNESS lier contestant, world champ
ORLD WOMEN" Gino Hernandez, jumps back in-
HOUSE to the ring and grabs the micro-
mhone. "The Sheik says he's
)rner of Oakland?
Number One. If he wants to
- - fight me, I'm ready."

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(from Cataraugas Reservation, Seneca, is
one of the people of the longhouse)
What Anthropology calls the "Traditionalist Society"
of the Iroquois People
She will be in Ann Arbor during the week of March 26-April 1, and
wants to talk to people about Iroquois Women, the Iroquois Confed-
eracy, and her experiences.
If groups of people or classes would like to have Eileen come and talk
with them, arrangements can be made through the Office of Ethics and
Religion, 3204 Michigan Union, 764-7442.
THE INTERNATIONAL CENTER
Tues. March 29 and Wed. March 30 at 7:30 p.m.

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