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Page Two
Regents vote to
recognize MSA

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

The University Board of Re-
gents yesterday formally voted
to recognize the Michigan Stu-
dent Assembly (MSA) as the
student governing body on cam-
pus.
- The Board held over the is-
sue from its August meeting so
it could make its decision dur-
ing the regular school year.
In other Regental action:
! The Board approved three
campus renovation projects -
the replacing of the elevator in,

the Health Service Building, the
renovation of pharmacy space
in the C.C. Little Building to
accommodate additional labora-
tory use, and the replacing of
the air-conditioning chiller in the
Medical Science Building I.
" The setting of general ex-
tension fees applying to credit-
ed courses will now be approv-
ed by the Regents, rather than
the Committee on Budget Ad-
ministration.

Senate votes to limit
funds for abortions
WASHINGTON (W) - The -The Senate completed a
Senate voted 47 to 21 yesterday congressional override of Presi-
to limit the use of federal funds dent Ford's veto of a bill au-
for abortions, but President thorizing federal assistance in
Ford may veto the over-all mea- developing an electric car.
sure as too costly. In approving the limits on
The Senate had twice pre- abortion funding the Senate
viously turned down House brushed aside arguments that!
moves to prohibit use of federal the measure would deprive poor
money for abortions, but it ac- women of a service only avail-
cepted a compromise which able to them through federal
would limit such use. programs like Medicaid.
THE VOTE WAS ON a $56.6 UB
billion appropriation for the de- UNDER THE BILL federal
partments of Labor and Health, money can be used for abortions
Education and Welfare. in cases where a woman's life
The bill now goes to Presi- is endangered by ailments such
dent Ford, who may veto it be- as multiple sclerosis or kidney
cause it is $4 billion more than disease. Federally funded abor-
he requested. The House ac- tions would also be allowed in
cepted the compromise on Icases of rape and incest and in
cetd te cmrms ntubal pregnancies.;
Thursday.
In other activity yesterday in Sen. Edward Brooke (R-
Congress: - Mass.), an opponent of limits on
-The House approved legis- abortions for federal agency
lation permitting timber com- clients, said he also expects
panies to clear cut sections of the measure to cover instances
national forests under guidelines where a prospective suicide may
to be drawn up by the Forest be a factor.
Service. The vote was 305 to 24. 1"While I believe the confer-
-A BILL TO CREATE tem- ence report is better than the
porary special prosecutor to original amendment, I cannot in
probe alleged wrongdoing by good conscience vote for it and
government officials won House I cannot recommend that my
committee approval, but offic- colleagues vote for it," said
ials said it was unlikely to be Brooke, who voted against the
adopted before Congress ad- bill.
journs.

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BROOKE SAID THE bill John Ryor (center), president of the National Education Association, joins hands with Democratic presidential nomine
clearly discriminates against Jimmy Carter (right) and vice-presidential hopeful Walter Mondale after announcing NEA's endorsement of the pair. It Wa
the poor. } the first time the 1.8 million-member group had given its formal support to a presidential candidate.
"The new measure is also'- -- _ - --*- --
unconstitutional and I believej
the Supreme Court will so rule," FARM LEADER LEA NS TO FORD:
Brooke said.
One abortion rights group has T Aa u
said it will challenge the pro-
vision in court.N E 5-1 T I A nd1

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By The Associated Press the best evidence that the Demo- Sens. James Eastland and John I Allan Grant of Visalia, Calif.
The nation's largest teacher cratic ticket is a liberal one Stennis. said Ford's farm policies ar
organization endorsed Jimmy that won't suit the conservative In Mississippi, which has not more popular among farmer:
Carter yesterday while the|South. supported a Democratic candi- than proposals offered by Car
president of an even bigger| - Carter told the Arkansas date for president since 1956, ter.
farm group said he's probably Democratic convention in Hot Carter defended the South's rec- GRANT TOLD a news confer
going to vote for President Springs that the Republican ad- ord on racial integration. ence in Wichita, Kan.: "Th
Ford. I ministrations of the past eight At the Gulfport-Biloxi airport, Republican platform is more
The announcements of sup- years are to blame for high he was asked whether he agreed nearly in line with Farm Bu
port came as the two candidates unemployment and inflation as with Stennis-Eastland opposition' reau policy than the Democra
entered the final week of prep- well as the large budget defi- to civil rights legislation. ic platform, and Mr. Ford'.
aration for their first nationally cits. SAYING HE WAS "proud to public speeches are more near
broadcast debate next Thurs- To show how highly he values campaign beside them, Car- lv in line with Farm Bureat
day, which might have more his endorsement by the National ter repeated his position that philosophy than Carter's publi
effect than any endorsement. Education Association, Carter the 1964 Civil Rights Act, which speeches
In the campaign late yester- went personally to NEA head- Eastland and Stennis boath "b
day qarer i Wshngonan tokfought, was the best thing that'"On the basis of that at thi.
day: quarters in Washington and took ee aee oteSuh point, would poal oef
-THE REPUBLICAN vice along his running mate, Sen. ever happened to the South. p , " w d probably vote fo
presidential candidate arrived Walter Mondale. He added: It was a difficult ' Mr. Ford," he said.
B h Aa, n ha-Ithing for us in the South to! The 2.5-million member farn
in Birmigham, Ala.,tandchal~ ABOUT 7,000 representatives change racial patterns of a cen-| bureau as an organization doe
in the South. He said Carter's from the 1.8 million member tury or more." I not endorse either candidate, ht
choice of a running mate is organization voted more than Dole told a farm audience inI added.
4-to-1 to endorse the Carter Mon- his opponent's home state that
dale ticket rather than Ford he was one of the sharpest I THERE WERE THESE othe
and Sen. Robert Dole, said NEA critics of the grain embargo im-; political developments:
Open Saturdays President John Ryor. posed by the President last year. - A White House spokesma
It was the first presidential WITHOUT mentioning Ford's said Ford will go home to Gran
andMondaysendorsement in NEA's 119-year, role in the 70-day embargo, Dole Rapids, Mich., on election eve
history. said the real pressures for the Nov. 1, vote the next morning
8:30 a.m.-5:15 p.m. Ryor pointed to teachers' high action "came from the long. then return to Washington t
education level, past record of shoremen's union; they came await results and a hoped-fo
St y ssmore than 90 per cent voter from George Meany." victory party at the Whit
U- ivi Stliis turnout, and the NEA structure Meany, head of the AFL-CIO, House.
of more than 12,000 local asso- supported the embargo, in ef- - Dole told a conference o
AT THE ciations to show the value of feet against grain shipments to the Multiple Sclerosis Societ
U the endorsement. the Soviet Union last fall. It that a national program o
n' 0 lAFTER ACCEPTING the en- came under sharp attack from catastrc-hic health insuranc
dorsement, Carter flew south farmers. will be enacted next year re
to campaign in Mississippi with Dole's appearance at the gardless of who wins presiden
Farmfest '76 in Crystal Lake, tial election.
/ Minn., followed a Carter-Mon-
FRI.-SAT. $3.00 \ dale appearance there by two; DOLE, WHOSE RIGHT am
days. But there was a marked was permanently injured durini
Rounder Record's contrast in the size of the audi- World War II, said he "can bE
the ence the campaigners drew. somewhat of a symbol for thos
ESTIMATES WERE that 60,- who have a problem.
HIGH W OOD'S 000 to 80,000 persons turned out; Ford, claiming private poll
frthe Carter-Mondale speech- so rgesaantCre
TR NGBAN D es.The esateof d w, than those published nationally
from Ed Hart, executive direc- told the Republican women: "
2 fiddles, banjo, tor oFarmfest, was 15,000 scat- would much rather be a fas'
tered over a large field. finisher than a fast starter."
guitar, bass However, the Democrats i
made their speeches at the con- Without giving any specific.
clusion of the 20th world trac- about the private polls, For(
"intense, exuberant, tor pulling contest, and an esti- said he is confident of defeat
flowing, alive-great mated 20,000 to 30,000 persons j ing Carter "without a shadov
were on hand for that event. of a doubt."
fun."'--N.Y. Times Ford stayed in Washington, i While acknowledging that Car'
as he has most of the time since ter is the favorite in the polls
the opening of the fall cam- the President asserted, "I woul
1421 Hill 761-1451 paign on Labor Day. rather be at the bottom goin
BUT TWO AFTERNOON ap- up than be at the top and try
S--- - - _- pointments, with groups of Jay- ing to keep it from going down."
cees and Republican Women, il-,
Ticked sales begin Sept. 13 lustrated how the President I THE MOST RECENT Harris
1 brings his campaign to the poll, released Thursday, show.
White House when he doesn't ed Ford 11 points behind Car'
go on the campaign trail him- ter. The survey was made over
self. the past three weeks among
Ford also won the tentative2
endorsement of the president 2,844 likely voters In the 10
of the American Farm Bureau largest states, Harris said Car
Federation, the nation's largest: ter is ahead 44 to 38 per cent,
farm organization. with McCarthy at 7 per cent.
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