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Latest Deodline in the State

/ol. LXXXVII, No. 33

Ann Arbor, Michigan-Saturday, October 16, 1976

Ten Cents

Eight Pages

We're in the money
It must be all the professors' inflated salaries.
Ann Arbor ranks second in the state for per capita
annual personal income and 36th in the nation,
according to figures released this week by the
Department of Commerce. Based on data collected
during 1974, the figures give the average Ann
Arborite an annual take of $6,038 - well above the
$5,449 United States average, .Detroit came in
first in Michigan, and the bedroom communities
of New York City in Connecticut - Bridgeport,
Stamford, Norwalk and Danbury - made the top
of the nationwide list.
Roll up your sleeves
State Health Director Maurice Reizen announced
yesterday he is lifting the temporary suspension of
the state's swine flu innoculation program and
expects to see clinics reopened by Monday. Echoing
conclusions drawn yesterday by the Center for
Disease Control (CDC) in Atlanta, Reizen said
there is no link between the vaccinations and the
people who died shortly ofter getting their shots
this week. Most of the states that stopped their flu
shot programs after the brief scare have resumed
their programs. CDC said that 35 of the some
one million elderly persons vaccinated this week
died after their shots, but implied, in effect, that
they would have died even without their shots.
Happenings .
.begin at 10 a.m. with a Student Environ-
mental Conference in the Modern Language Bldg.
Speakers include Rep. David Bonoir and William
Rustem, aide to Gov. Milliken . . . Safe Energy
Advocate Martha Drake speaks on "Nuclear
Energy as it affects Michigan" at 1 p.m. in the
Michigan League . .. The Mayor's Ad Hoc Com-
mittee on Parks and Open Space will hold a
public meeting at the public library : ± 2 p.m... .
the Go Club meets at 2 p.m. in Rm. 2050 Frieze
Bldg. ... you can catch your favorite football team
in 'their game against Northwestern on local radio
stations beginning at 2:30 p.m. or thereabouts . .
and. the African Students Association sponsors a
soccer festival at the Island Park Soccer Field at
4 p.m.
Polls apart
According to two national political polls, Jimmy
Carter reversed a downward slide in popularity
among registered voters and widened his lead over
President Ford after their second televised debate.
GallUp puts the Georgian's support at 48 per cent,
leading the incumbent by six percentage points,
while the CBS News - New York Times survey
gives Carter a 60-40 margin in the South,ea 58-42
edge in the Midwest, and a precarious 51-49 lead
in the East and West. The results of the Gallup
survey indicate that Carter has halted - at least
temporarily - the almost steady erosion of his
support since the Democratic National Conventinon,
when the polling organization gave Carter a
seemingly comfortable 62-32 lead over the then-
unnominated President.
Earth bikes?.
Two bicycle lovers at Massachusetts Institute of
Technology have invented a pair, of pedal-powered
contraptions they say are faster, safer and more
comfortable than anything else on two wheels.
Based on the theory that a bike rider should be
able to sit back and feel comfortable as he moves
along, the bikes force the rider to lounge back in
a semireclining position, stick his feet straight out
and pump the pedals. Designer David Wilson, an
engineering professor, says people seem to like
his inventions. "Grown men cheer as I come
along,' 'he says. "People clap." Accident-prone
riders will like the bikes: since the seat is lower,

its not so far to the ground if the rider falls off.
No Nobel
The Nobel committee of the Norwegian parlia-
ment has decided not to award the 1976 Peace
Prize, it was announced yesterday. The five-
member committee gave no reason for its de-
cision, but said the record $160,000 prize money
will be reserved for 1977. Nobel Institute Director
Tim Greve had said earlier that 50 candidates were
being considered, and many observers had specu-
lated the award would be given to Mexican
President Louis Echeverria or the Roman Cath-
olic nun Mother Theresa for her work among the
poor in Calcutta, India.
On the inside ...
The Republic of Transkei in South Africa has
just declared its independence. There's only one
problem - the nation doesn't exist. Steve Kursman
explores the story for Editorial Page . . . Arts
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Carter outlines crime
plan in Detroit speech
By LANI JORDAN - employment for rising crime, particularly ' Detroit Mayor Coleman Young was pres-
special To The Daily in the areas of juvenile delinquency and ent at the luncheon along with other pro-
DETROIT - Democratic presidential youth gangs. minent state Democrats, including Secre-
ndidate Jimmy Carter used this em- - "Many young people look on the gangs tary of State Richard Austin and Attor-
ittled city yesterday as a backdrop for as second families," he said. "I think that rey General Frank Kelley. Republican
s plan to halt the rise of crime in the every policy of our government should be Senator Robert Griffin also attended.


United States.
In an address before members of the
Detroit Economic Club at Cobo Hall, Car-
ter blasted the Ford administration's
failure to control crime, attributing the
problem to "the failure of leadership."
THE FORMER Georgia governor at-
tempted to underscore the urgency of the
situation by telling the audience of 2500
that "during the time we are meeting here
today, 180 buildings will be broken into
throughout the country, 20 people will be
robbed and . . . one person will be mur-
Carter blamed "the absence of strong
family structure" and rampant youth un-

designed to encourage strong, stable fami-
campaign '76
HE ADDED, "Crime reflects sickness in
a society."
Although Detroit has been plagued with
rising street crime and growing problems
with teenage gangs in the past months,
Carter mentioned local problems only
briefly, pointing to Detroit as an example of
the anarchy such gangs could bring to a
great city.

CARTER presented the crowd with a
16-point anti-crime plan which focuses on
protecting the "average citizen."
"We can recruit law enforcement .
vol'lnteer citizens to help with controlling
crime," Carter said. "Neighborhoods can
be organized to cooperate with law enforce-
ment efforts."
Carter called for a crackdown on lenient
sentences for corporate and middle-class
criminals, and added that "slap on the
wrist unmishment leads to "contempt for
erilal i-stice."
"I VIS!TED! Georgia's prisons many
times. I found black and white, young and
See CARTER, Page 8


ondale and Dole







HOUSTON, Tex. UP Vice-
presidential rivals Walter
Mondale and Bob Dole
snapped at each other on
government spending, East-
ern Europe and restoration
of public faith in a debate
that brought their cam-
paign, one-liners and all,
into the nation's living
rooms last night.
Sometimes-nasty jabs at the
opposition punctuated a recital
of familiar campaign positions
by both men, who essentially

were stand-ins for their ticket
dent Ford of "one of the most
outrageous statements e v e r
made by a president in recent
history" when Ford said in the
last presidential debate that Po-
land was free of Soviet domina-
Dole repeatedly said he didn't
know what Jimmy Carter stood
for, claiming "Carter has three
positions on everything; that's
why they're having three de-
They most frequently turned
to economic arguments, Dole

Mao'S widow linked
tHua murder plot
By Reuter
PEKING - Mao Tse-tung's widow Chiang Ching was accused
yesterday of plotting to assassinate Premier Hua Kuo-feng, Mao's
successor as chairman of China's Communist Party and leader of
a quarter of mankind.
Reliable sources said the former actress and three leading
radicals - party Vice Chairman Wang Hung-wen, Vice Premier
Chang Chun-chiao and Yao Wen-yuan-were widely said in reports
circulating among Chinese to have planned to murder the moder-
ate Hua.
A BITTER WALL POSTER campaign erupted, denouncing the
"Shanghai Four" as an "anti-party plot group."
. In Shanghai, where Madame Mao and her colleagues rose to
political power during the cultural revolution 10 years ago, slo-
gans appeared demanding: "Crush and strangle the gang of four."
Sources there said the city and Futan university campus were
littered with posters crying: "Crush the heads of the four dogs.'
STUDENTS PREVIOUSLY regarded as close supporters of
Madame Mao and her followers attended meetings to criticize
them, the sources added.
The sources said some Chinese had been told that three con-
servatives had been killed in an incident connected with the
leftist assassination plot.
See MME. MAO, Page 8

attacking Mondale as a free
spender and the Democrat tick-
ing off needs he said Republi-
cans aren't meeting.
was quiet, almost informal, one-
line barbs flew back and forth
throughout t h e 78 - minute
nationally broadcast e v e n t,
wvhich ran three minutes longer
than scheduled. For example:
Dole: "I couldn't understand
why Gov. Carter was in Play-
boy magazine. But he was.
We'll give him the bunny vote."
Mondale: "I think Sen. Dole
has richly earned his reputation
as a hatchet man tonight by
saying World War II and the
Korean War were Democratic
Dole: "I just wish Gov. Car-
ter had a foreign policy. He
doesn't have any."
Mondale: "Sen. Dole has prob-
ably the worst record on sup-
porting tax loopholes" in the
AFTER THE debate, Mondale
said, "I feel good about it,"
adding that he thought Dole had
spoken in "negative terms,"
avoided substantive answers
and looked backwards.
Carter telephoned Mondale to
tell him he was proud of his
performance. "You didn't get
small, you didn't get mean, you
didn't get twisted in your ap-
President Ford called Dole
from Ford's hotel in Joliet, Ill.,
and told his running mate: "You
were smerb, youawere confi-
dent. You hit hard, but bit
fairly. You thought of a lot of
verv effective points." '
DOLE SAID HE thought he
had won the debate and de-
clared: "I thought we'd have
tougher questions." He said
Ford told him, "I did a great
job." Dole said he got a simi-
-See VP, Page 8

$30 million increase

A grave 4i1ttOn
A prayerful squirrel surveys the Geddes cemetary.

requested ''
The University Board of Regents yesterday
approved a request to increase the University
budget nearly $30 million, for 1977-78 - an in-
crease which, if approved by the state legisla-
ture, would make next year's budget about 50
per cent higher than the 1975-76 outlay.
Most of the increase, which will be submitted
to the state later this fall, is taken up by an 11.5
per cent salary adjustment for faculty members.
Additional increases were necessary, the Uni-
versity says, to make up for loss of federal as-
sistance funds and to keep up with inflationary
THE BOARD WAS ALSO presented with the
1976 University fiscal report - and in a spirited
cross-table debate voted to publicly oppose Pro-
posal C, a state ballot proposal the Regents fear
may result in trouble for higher education insti-
The increase in faculty pay, which comprises
$13.4 million of the budget increase request, was
exactly in line with a recommendation made by

by RegentS
the Committee on the Economic Status; of the
Faculty (CESF) to the Regents last month.
"I think it's absolutely essential that, we offer
increased salaries to get the best faculty possi-
ble," said Regent David Laro (R-Flint).
ALTHOUGH he called the 11.5 per cent pay
raise - which translates into over $13 million-
"feasible," Laro warned that "It's difficult to
foresee" whether or not the lawmakers in Lan-
sing would cover such an increase.
If the state fails to cover the pay raise stu-
dents might end up helping pad their professors'
pockets with additional tuition dollars.
CESF's findings were, reflected in a table
which ranked the University fifth in a list of 14
"peer" institutions in the amount of compensa-
tion paid to all ranks of professor. The commit-
tee's report stresses the importance of maintain-
ing salaries at a competitive level so -as not to
lose faculty members to higher paying positions
at other Universities.


See BOARD, Page 8





Jimmy Carter's
press conference

Special To The Daily
Treasury Secretary William Simon lashed into
economic proposals yesterday at an afternoon
with Sen. Robert Griffin (R-Mich.).

proosa Is
can people on a field trip" to some of the Communist nations,
including China, to see what it is really like there. He added
"China already has a Humphrey Hawkins Bill" and it was only a
great loss of personal, freedom that allowed the Chinese to haye
full employment.
"I'm not saying the free enterprise system
is perfect... we'll always have poverty - the
Bihl tl. lsn, that.

Simon said the American people have a clear choice this No-
vember. "It's accepting Carter and spend, spend, spend . . . or
President Ford's balanced budget."
lE CHARACTERIZED CARTER'S economic program as one
that would lead the United States toward a Communist economy.



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