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Vol. LXXXVII, No. 6

Ann Arbor, Michigan-Wednesday, September 15, 1976

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IYOUJ SEE NEWS HAPPNCALL DNV
Seniors!
The Michiganensian would like to remind sen-
iors to return their appointment letters for year-
book graduation portraits to the Michiganensian
office in the Student Publications Building at 420
Maynard by Sept. 20. If you have lost the let-
ter you may pick up another in the 'ensian of-
fice. If you have already returned it, you can
expect a call or a card confirming your appoint-
ment date, or you can call the office after Sept.
20 at 764-0561. There will be no charge for hav-
ing your portrait done this year.
Precognition
Seven students at the State University of New
York (SUNY) campus in Binghamton, found them-
selves in a tight spot Monday. After completing
a psychological- survey the students loaded into
an elevator in the psychology building which stall-
ed on the way down, trapping them for 30 min-
utes. The survey the students had just completed
had posed the question, "Are you afraid of con-
fined places?"
Happenings.. ..
... come in all sizes today, starting with a dem-
onstration and speech by University dancer Beth
Fitts entitled "Dance-Craft" at noon in the Pen-
dleton Rm. of the Union ... a pinball benefit
for Local Motion will be held from 3-4 p.m. at
Tommy's Holiday Camp, 632 Packard ... from
3-5 p.m. at the International Center, 603 E. Madi-
son, a program for undergraduates and graduate
students considering financial aid for study
abroad will be held ... at 5 p.m. the National
Council for Universal and Unconditional Amnesty
will stage a demonstration outside of Crisler Arena
where President Ford will speak ... two hours later
in the Greene Lounge in East Quad, the Residen-
tial College lecture series will present Prof. Carl
Cohen speaking on Medical Experimentation on
Human Beings ... at 7:30 p.m. th President of
the United States, Gerald Ford, ," address an
undoubtedly packed house at Crisi rena, doors
open at 6:15 ... rivaling the Presidents speech will
be a mass meeting of Project Outreach at 7:30
p.m. in Hill Aud. ... "The Story of Carl Jung" will
be shown at 8 p.m. at Canterbury House on the
corner of Catherine and Division ... and at 8:30
Gay Community Services, Inc. will sponsor an
orientation meeting for gay students at the Gay
Community Center at 612 S. Forest.
Giddy-up, doggie
Cleo Smith of Seattle drives a "horseless car-
riage" but he's still relying on animal power for
transportation. He drives a dog and buggy. The
71-year-old Smith uses his dog, Brutus, a 2-year-
old Doberman Pinscher, to pull him the mile to
the grocery store in a specially designed 5-by-3-foot
dog cart. Smith, who claims Brutus can pull as
much as 500 pounds, says his dog is duly re-
warded for his efforts. He has never slept out-
side and even has his own couch for a bed.
On the inside . .
The Editorial Page carries responses from our
readers to David Bell's "Coming out in a gay
ghetto" which was published in the Daily's Supple-
ment ... the Arts Page features Ken Parsigian
with suggestions on how to keep your bridge part-
ner quiet ... and the Sports Page has a reaction
by Rick Bonino to football rankings listing the
Big Blue on top.
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On the outside.. ..
the, weather will be cooling off a bit with re-
cent 80 degree temperatures dropping off to the
low and mid 70's. It will be partly sunny, and
you can confidently tuck your umbrella away be-
cause the chance of rain for today is almost nil.

Ford'S
Panel
asks for
faculty
By JAY LEVIN
A University faculty group
has released a report calling
for an average 11.5 per cent
pay raise for its colleagues
next year - and will attempt
to convince the Regents tomor-
row that putting more money
into the pockets of professors
might not be a bad idea.
The report, prepared by the
Committee on the Economic
Status of the -Faculty (CESF),
concludes that boosting faculty
paychecks is essential if the
University desires to maintain
a level of academic excellence.
"IF WE WANT to maintain
a high quality faculty," assert-
ed CESF chairman William
Neenan, an associate professor
of economics, "we have to
make some efforts to keep themr
here. So our salaries have to
be competitive."
What the faculty considers
competitive, however, could re-
sult in hardships for a Univer-
sity segment keenly aware of
rising numbers - the students.
According to University Presi-
dent Robben Fleming, further
tuition hikes could be likely if This si,
the state's wage policy failed arrestI
See FACULTY, Page 2 noulas,

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to

hold

surprises
Speech to reveal tax
and anicmeplans
By Staff and Wire Service Reports
Before the campus settles into the doldrums of
serious studying, one more hectic day is in store, as
President Gerald Ford kicks off his election campaign
here tonight.
The President will speak before a crowd of over
14,000 students, faculty members, and others at 7:30
Y,.m. in Crisler Arena.
WHILE THE PRESIDENT promised yesterday only that his
speech will contain a few "surprises," administration sources
told UPI that Ford will unveil plans for easing home-buying
and for battling neighborhood crime.
The sources said Ford will announce plans to help persons
earing $9,000 to $14,000 a year buy a home and propose giving
higher income persons a tax credit if their house payments
are more than 20 per cent of their incomes.
Also, the President will reportedly propose stiffer penalties
as an anti-crime move - especially for persons committing
crimes with guns and for "repeater "criminals."
PRESIDENTIAL PRESS SECRETARY Ron Nessen said only
that Ford's Ann Arbor speech would include "new domestic
proposals," but another Ford staff members said:

"The man has inserted a
page in his speech but the sub-
ject of that page is a cross-
my-heart-hope-to-die secret."
Prior to his speech, Ford will
meet with a group of 20 stu-
dents selected by MSA Presi-
dent Calvin Luker for a ques-
tion and answer session. This
group, comprised mainly of
leaders of various campus or-
ganizations, will have half an
hour to fire questions at the
President before he leaves for
a private residence that has
not yet been announced.
See STUDENT, Page 2

AP Photo

Just plain chickcia

x-foot chicken strikes an infamous pose
Monday night for investigation of battery
who works for a local radio station, is

for an appreciative San Diego audience before his
in a fight with a security officer. Theodore Gian-
the man inside.

CONTRACT TALKS BREAK DOWN:

AFL-CIO
says no
to Pierce
By GEORGE LOBSENZ
Democratic congressional
candidate Dr. Ed Pierce suffer-
ed a severe financial setback
over the past weekend as the
?Michigan AFL-CIO voted to re-
main neutral in the 2nd Con-
gressional District race between
Pierce and his Republican op-
ponent State Senator Carl Pur-
sell (R-Livonia).
According to Pierce, "some-
where from $10,000 to $20,000
won't be forthcoming," from
A FL-CI10 fund-raising activities
,as a result of the no-endorse-
ment decision,
PIERCE is now the sole
Democratic congressional can-
didate out of 19 in Michigan to
hit the camnaien trail without
the benefit of AFL-CIO support.
Pierce expressed some irri-
tation with the labor organiza-
tion's neutral stance. He cited
the support of Washtenaw Coun-
ty unions and said, "It's diffi-
cult for me to understand why
the state AFL-CIO couldn't
See AFL-CIO, Page 10

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auto

workers

By Wire and Staff Reports
The United Auto Workers
(UAW) last night declared
a midnight strike against
the Ford Motor Co. after a
collapse in contract nego-
tiations. The walkout, sec-
ond in nine years against
Ford, will idle 170,000 Ford
workers in 22 states.
UAW President Leonard
Woodcock announced the
strike at a press conference
six hours before the mid-
night deadline, saying the
company had not respond-
ed to union proposals de-
spite its "strong financial
position."
HE SAID union bargainers
throughout the country had been
sent home and negotiations
would not resume until next
Monday at the earliest.
"We will work toward the
shortest possible strike," Wood-
cock said. Both he and Ford
officials declined to speculate

how long the strike might last.
Economic analysts say a strike
of less than four weeks would
have no serious impact on the
nation's economy.
Industry observers said the
fact that negotiators left six
hours before the deadline indi-
cated the two sides were far
apart and the strike could last
longer than the two weeks
thought to be the minimum in
the auto industry.

"We're not going to go
through any charade, staying
until midnight, there's nothing
magic -about that," a somber
Woodcock said in his brief ex-
change with reporters.
Ford was selected as this
year's strike target prior to ne-
gotiating in an attempt to force
a pattern - setting agreement
for the industry.
Citing the company's record
profits of 770 million dollars

during the first six months of
this year, Woodcock said Ford
"was in a strong financial po-
sition" to meet the union's pro-
posals for shorter work time,
higher wages and improved
fringe benefits.
SIDNEY McKENNA, Ford
vice president for industrial re-
lations, defended the conpany's
three contract proposals, say-
ing the last one, made vester-
day, was worth one billion dol-

strike
lars over the next three years.
Earlier last night, pickets
from UAW Local 849 prepared
to stand a lonely vigil around
the Ford Motor Company's Yp-
silanti plant in response to the
strike call.
"The first night there will be
picketing, but after that there
will be no night picketing," ex-
plained Bill Leonard president
of Local 849.
See UAW, Page 10

Moynihian, Buckley
-in -i N.Y. primary
By The Associated Press
Daniel Patrick Moynihan, whose outspoken speeches at the
United Nations set the stage for his entry into electorial politics,
won New York's Democratic Senate nomination yesterday by
narrowly defeating the equally flamboyant Bella Abzug.
Elsewhere around the country, Sens. Edward Kennedy, Hu-
bert Humphrey and William Proxmire won primary contests
with little trouble. But Philip Noel, Rhode Island's controversial
governor, hovered on the edge of failure in his bid for a Sen-
ate seat.
MOYNIIHAN, WHO ENTERED the Senate race after quitting
his U.N. post, took a narrow lead early in the counting and
held it all evening over Abzug, who had criticized him for his
work with Republican administrations.
With more than 80 per cent of the precincts counted, he had
a 9,000-vote lead, or about 37 per cent to 35 per cent.
Trailing badly were the other three contestants: former
U.S. Atty. Gen. Ramsey Clark, New York City Council Presi-
dent Paul O'Dwyer and businessman Abraham Hirshfeld.
See MOYNIHAN, Page 7

Bard prciesper
on people passing by
By ANNEMARIE SCHIAVI BUT REGARDLESS of his customers'
Hardly a person has passed the corner answers, Allen feels eyes tell the story.
of North University and State this week "Eyes are incredible," he says. "When
without cracking a grin at the bearded two people go eye to eye, you feel it
man with a twinkle in his eye and pen in your toes; it goes all the way
in hand. Allen Berg, poet laureate of the through."
Diag set, loves to write verse to passers- Originally from the East, Allen plans
by. .a trip out West after spending this week
Allen rests under the trees, sitting by in Ann Arbor. le's fleeing his native
his sign of a nude woman sunbathing coast because he dislikes easterners who
next to a barn. His advertisement reads: wtbal e s with their noses and eyes pointed
When was the last time someone wrote tovard the gs dpnd.
yeu a love poem? Come sit down and
chat awhile. Practicing poet needs prac- "PEOPLE irolnd hirp smile and look
tice. Donations humbly and gladly ac- e o re sienk
you in the eves more often," he notes.
A former teacher "of sorts" at Bos-
ALTHOUGH he's basic-aly new to the nAllen beqan his writing
Ar HOgam ie s A sicall sn't td wthg reer after se ine a lamnlight burn
poetry game, Allen doesn't find writing ;,n in a coo~ed corner of New HaTmra-

AP Photo
CONGRESSWOMAN BELLA ABZUG (center) her husband, Martin, and feminist Gloria
Steinem. sweat it out in New York last night before learning of the Congresswoman's defeat
to Daniel Patrick Moynihan in yesterday's Democratic Senatorial primary.

Mule athletes challenge

Titl

IX

By AL HRAPSKY
The University students have charged the Athletic
Department with reverse sex discrimination under
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.
Under orders from Associate Athletic Director Vir-
ginia Hunt, Women's Varsity Volleyball Coach Sandy
Vong refised two students-Eric Stannard, a freshman
from Flint, and Rick Chad, a senior from Huntington
Woods-the opportunity to try out for the women's
team Monday at the Central Campus Intramural

"I like to follow my coaches in taking the position
that if an individual is ineligible to play under AIAW
rules, then he is also ineligible to tryout for the team
or to practice with it," Hunt said.
STANNARD, WHO SAYS he is interested in com-
peting on the same intercollegiate -level as women,
cited a clause from section 86.41(b) of Title IX in his
defense. The section states that educational institutions
rezeiving federal funds may provide separate athletic
teams for each sex if selection to those teams is based

explained that the Athletic Department provides the
women with: three to six, one-half grant-in-aid scholar-
ships per year; uniforms and shoes; transportation
fees; room and board away from home; and its own
locker-room.
CONVERSELY, he said that the men have received
no funds from the Athletic Department and their team
comes exclusively under the auspices of the Intra-
mural and Club Sports Department.
Limited gas money and a few volleyballs have been

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