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Vol. LXXXVii, No. 138 Ann Arbor, Michigan-Friday, March 25, 1977 Ten CentsT

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IF'YOU SEE NL'WS$APPEN CALL) vY
Bunny look-alike
It was just one of those incredible coincidences,
but it sure got an LSA co-ed into un-bare-able trou-
ble with her folks. Last Friday, the Detroit Free
Press ran a photo of one of Playboy photographer
David Chan's aspiring models, Caprice Wolter. Al-
though Chan has since left town, he has left his
imprint on the minds of at least one set df parents
in northern Michigan. Caprice is an exact double
of their 20-year-old daughter, and the unfortunate
co-ed, who asked not to be identified, is distraught
over the mix-up, as are her unbelieving parents.
So Caprice dear, help your double out - your look-
alike requests that you send as photo of yourself to
the Daily City Desk before her parents disown her.
"
Reverse discrimination
Affirmative action programs for minorities and
women could grind to a complete halt, according
to Law School Dean Theodore St. Antoine, if the
U.S. Supreme Court strikes down a "special ad-
missions" program at a California University. The
University of California-Davis Medical School case,
which the court has agreed to rule on, is basically
a question of reverse discrimination aaginst WASP-
ish types. St. Antoine said Wednesday an adverse
decision in the Supreme Court could have the ef-
fect of "virtually eliminating" minority enroll-
ment, especially among blacks and Chicanos, at
the nation's law, medical and other selective pro-
fessional schools. The ruling could also hurt insti-
tutional hiring policies he said, virtually wiping
out the gains of affirmative action programs over
the past decade.
Housing-Conncil deadline
This is the last day to file for the race for Hous-
ing Council posts. The positions of presidency, vice-
presidency, and eight different district representa-
tive seats are open. The Council has participated
in the initiation of the dorm lettuce boycott and
takes part in setting University housing fees. It's
important. And n that case, why not become a
part of it? The deadline is 5:00 today. Sign up in
the MSA's Union office.
Happenings...
begin with a blood drive by the Red Cross in
the Michigan Union Assembly Hall,, 11-5 . . . at
noon', Wayne State Law Prof. Zyg Plater and Don
Cohen a University Law School dean, will talk
about stopping the Tellico Dam Project in Ten-
nessee, Rm. 116, Hutchins Hall . . . from 3-5, the
International Center sponsors its Informal Arts
Program with "Korean Martial Arts" demonstrated
by Master Edward Sell of "The Academy". It's
followed by a coffee hour . . . at 6 if you're young
and married, you're eligible for the Wesley Foun-
dation's Young Marrieds Potluck dinner in the
Pine Rm. at 602 E. Huron . . . the Undergraduate'
Women's Organization will have an informal meet-
ing at 7 at the Union in the Women's Program
Coordinator's Office . . . at 7:30, David Victor and
Steve McMullan will read poetry at Guild House,
802 Monroe . . . Astronomical Film Festival offers
"Apollo's Legacy" at 8 in Aud. 3, MLB . .. Paul-
ine Cart will speak on "Color Therapy" also at 8 at
Canterbury House, corner of Catherine and Divi-
sion . . . the University's sixth annual Early Child-
hood Conference will be held over the next two
days, with workshops on "Play as a Part of Chil-
dren's Development." "Sexism in Children's Lit-
erature," among others. Economist and child care
specialist Mary Rowe of MIT will give a dinner
time keynote address on "Child Care in the '80s"
at the Ann Arbor Inn. Call 764-5304 for further
details.
An early start
If your fourth grade kid brother or sister seems
a little more rosy-cheeked and smiley than usual,
HEW may have the explanation. According to the

federal agency's survey of fourth, fifth and sixth
grade children, nearly one half of them consider
themselves "ongoing users of alcohol." The study
was done in 11 unidentified communities on tV
west coast, where eight per cent of the students
drink at least once a week, and the majority of
fourth graders had had at least one experience -
good or bad - with alcohol. Since it is unlikely
that the owner of the corner store is going to hand
over the liquor elixir to the kiddies in exchange
for piggy bank pennies, the study concludes that
mom, dad, big brother or big sis are responsible
for much of the elementary school-age drinking.
"
On the inside...
India's new prime minister Morarji Desai, indi-
cates a major foreign policy shift from the coun-
try's special relationship with the Soviet Union.
Find out more in Page 3's Daily Digest . . . T. D.
Allman concludes his four-part series on Palestin-
ians on the Editorial page . . . Arts page offers
David Keeps' preview of Elliott Gould's Saturday
night performance at Rackham . . . and the NCAA
hockey championships are given complete cover-
age on the spor s page.

Quiet

tension

clouds

Birmingham

By JENNIFER MILLER and BARBARA ZAHS
Special to the Daily
BIRMINGHAM - The last patches of snow glistened in the
afternoon sun outside Adams Elementary School. A group of bois-
terous third graders filled the playground, taking turns on the slide
and fighting for a place on the swings.
Less than 100 yards away, the school flag flew at half-mast in
front of the red brick building in memory of sixth grader Timothy
King, the seventh victim in a series of unsolved child slayings
which has shocked suburban Oakland County.
BIRMINGHAM residents took extra precautions yesterday
for the safety of their own children following the discovery of
Tim's body Tuesday in a shallow ditch in Livonia. Cars lined
the narrow street opposite Adams School at dismissal time as
parents nervously waited for their children to emerge from the
building.
"The children are so anxious," Sandra Butzel said as she
Udall denot
Beicher lea]
enudorses ma
By JULIE ROVNER
Congressman Morris Udall (D-
Ariz.), yesterday endorsed in-
c u m b e n t Democrat Albert
Wheeler for the upcoming April
- 4 mayoral election in response
to a piece of campaign litera-
'.ture, using Udall's name, dis-
tributed by Republican candi-
date Louis Belcher.
"In a tough, controversial, oft-
en thankless job," Udall said
in a telegram toA Wheeler cam-
paign staff member, "Mayor
Wheelerrhas tried to do what is
" right for the citizens of Ann
Arbor. I believe he deserves re-
election to another term."
UdlTHE ENDORSEMENT was
the indirect result of a piece of
SACUA reviews 23
for Rhodes' position
By DAVID GOODMAN
Twenty-three persons - nine from within the University -
are under consideration to replace Frank Rhodes as Michigan's
vice-president for academic affairs.
Rhodes will take overbtheupresidency of Cornell University
and is expected to leave by July 1.
"We are just now receiving nominations," said Prof. Brymer
Williams, chairman of the Senate Advisory Committee on Uni-
versity Affairs (SACUA). President Robben Fleming assigned
the nine-member faculty group to screen applicants for the post
after Rhodes announced his resignation February 16.
The names of all applicants are being kept confidential.
President Fleming set a deadline of April 30 for nomina-
tions to reach his office, and asked SACUA to give him a list
of five or six finalists by "mid May." Fleming's office has ad-
vertised the post in The Chronicle of Higher Education and
The Black Scholar, and has notified several national women's
academic groups of the opening.
Williams said SACUA would include student, woman and
minority representatives in the search process. He said the
Michigan Student Assembly (MSA), the Women's Commission,
and the Minority Commission are being encouraged to nominate
people for the vice-presidential post.
He stated that SACUA has not yet worked out details for
student, minority, and women's participation in the actual screen-
ing process, but promised all three groups would be "consulted."
See SACUA, Page 2

waited to pick up her two sons, ages 8 and 10. "My-
knew Timmy well.
"They're old enough to know what smothering
they're old enough to know what sexual molestation

ten-year-old
means and
means and

"They're concerned. They talk about it.
Most of the bids are interested in getting
home in a heck of a hurry."
-A junior high administrator
they're terrified," she said. "Until they're more at, ease, I'll be
picking them up."
ANN WEBB,whose six-year-old son Mark is a first grader
at Adams, said neighbors warned her about the series of Oakland

County child murders when she moved to Birmingham from North
Carolina a few months ago.
' But she added, "You can't appreciate (the fear) until you're
actually living in it."
She said she still allows her sonto play outside, but added,
"I have to see him out of the window or know he's inside in a
neighbor's house."
SOME OF THE parents waiting outside the school had chil-
dren who knew the King boy.
"My son was good friends with Timmy," Polly Coltman said,
crying softly. "They played together (last) Wednesday afternoon."
Timothy King's parents reported him missing ,that evening when
he failed to return home from a nearby pharmacy.
Colter said that prior to the disappearance and murder of the
11-year-old, she permitted her son to walk home alone from
school. Now, she insists on driving him or having him walk home
with a large group of children.
See PARENTS, Page 10

" " '"'y

inces
Flet,
iy or
Belcher campaign literature
prepared by the Students for
Belcher committee and distrib-
uted on campus. The literature,
which contained an endorsement
from Parker Pennington IV, a
Belcher campaign worker who
worked for Udall during his 1976
presidential bid, was headlined
"from Udall . . . to Belcher."
Pennington's endorsement com-
pared Udall's character to Bel-
.cher's.
Belcher took the Udall en-
dorsement lightly. "Actually, I
think it's kind of funny, and
Wheeler is sure going to need
all the endorsements he can get.
"I have no problems at all
with the piece," he said. "It's
certainly not misleading, unless
people can't read."
PENNINGTON was 'nce a
neighbor of Belcher.
"We were getting a lot of
calls at Democratic headquar-
ters asking if Udall had en-
dorsed Belcher," said Connie
LaClair, president of Students
for Wheeler and recipient of the
telegram. "So I decided to call
Udall's office and see what I
See UDALL. Page 2

Daily Photo by BRAD BENJAMIN
Triumph in blue
MICHIGAN HOCKEY CAPTAIN Kris Manery skates in on the Boston University goal
during last night's 6-4 victory over the Terriers in the NCAA semi-finals at Detroit's
Olympia Stadium. Michigan advances to the finals Saturday night against the win-
ner of tonight's game between Wisconsin and New Hampshire.

'U' WON'T PENALIZE STUDENT STRIKERS:
Dorm rent late, fine

By ANNE GERTISER
Dorm residents who placed their money
in escrow in sympathy with the recent
AFSCME strike can breathe a sigh of re-
lief.
University Housing Director John Feld-
kamp said yesterday that students who have
been assessed fines for not getting their
rent in on time because of the strike won't
have to pay them. Late fines can be can-
celled with a mere walk to the Student
Activities Building and a normal-fee rent
check made out to the University in hand.
STUDENTS, according to Tenants' Un-
ion (TU) representative Peter Downs, may

leave their money in escrow or delay pay-
ment if they think the University should
reimburse them for services curtailed by
the strike.
Feldkamp was not encouraging on the
question or rebates.
"To date, only one rebate has been rec-
ognized - the vegetarian meals for Alice
Lloyd weren't 'served'" he said. "There will
probably be an adjustment for that. Stu-
dents should go to their building director.
They're the initial collectors of tnformation.
The University will make the final decision
on the rebate."
HOLD CREDITS won't be applied unless

the whole tuition bill is not paid by March
31. An injunction filed by TU will be drop-
ped if the University does not demand the
five-dollar late fee and does not prevent'
students from registering for spring term.
Downs mentioned that Don Greenspon,
a TU lawyer, would represent anyone who
thinks he or she deserves-a rebate. "It looks
very clear to him (Greenspon) that there
is a clause in the contract to rescind any
money for services not provided in the con-
tract. He thinks there's no way we can
lose," Downs explained.
Some students who were willing to put
their money in escrow could not because
they had already sent it to the University'.

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By BOB ROSENBAUM
The 26-day strike by campus service and maintenance workers
had to be broken, an administrator admitted earlier this week,
but the University had no intention to break their union.
Chief University negotiator William Neff said he never took
the frequent charges of "union-busting" very seriously.
"You know, you have two options in settling a strike," Neff
said in an interview. "Either you concede to the demands of the
union or break the strike."
"We certainly weren't going to concede to those high economic
demands."
The walkout ended at midnight last Sunday after members
of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Em-
ployes (AFSCME Local 1583) ratified a two-year contract with
the University.
Neff said the administration decided it would simp!y wait out
the strike, seeing what steps AFSCME would take.
"'We were disappointed that it had to go on that long," he said.
"There are a number of things we could have done to have
actively gone out and broken the strike," Neff mused. "We didn't
go out and make an appeal to the membership. We didn't say, 'Hey,

union-buster
The negotiator said he had dealt with AFSCME as with any
other union: "fairly, but firmly."
"Some people interpret firmness to be a negative attitude
toward the union. It clearly - in our opinion - is not."
Neff maintained that the union placed itself in a destructive
situation, and despite many opportunities to get out, AFSCME
leaders insisted on plunging deeper into trouble.
"We all thought we had an agreement on Feb.. 15," Neff said
See NEFF, Page 7
'U' fres 16 strikers;
AFSCME. to protest
The University announced late yesterday that it is discharg-
ing 16 employes for their "serious "misconduct" in connection
with the 26-day strike by campus service workers.
Officials for the American Federation of State, County and

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