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Page Two


Friday, November 19, 1976

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(Continued from Page 1)
yesterday morning's line if they
reported back for roll call ev-
ery two hours. Yesterday's list
started at 3:30 Wednesday after-
Those braving Wednesday
night'ss'freezing temperatures;
didn't seem 'to mind the excur-J
sion too much. Sophomore Matt'
Rohr, blanket wrapped around 1
his shoulders, tried to utilize his
time' by reading a history book
with a flashlight. "It's a nice
night out," he philosophized.
"It's eight hours of communi-
cating with nature."
"You can watch the sun rise
over West Quad," added sopho-
more Ron Rakoyich.



FRESHMAN Bryan Pheiffer,
iesting in an orange down
sleeping bag, and wearing a
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quicker Study says inflation
or Stogo upin1977
down coat, had arrived well-
prepared for nippy tempera- (Continued from Page 1) T H E C O N F E R E N C E
tures. "I'm wearing every piece dollars. on the Economic and Socialr
of clothing I have," he said. "The economic outlook for Outlook, of which the Model's
Pheiffer's reason for sleeping 1977 depends very heavily on predictions are only a part, dis-3
out was the same as everyone the fiscal policy actions taken tributes these predictions, for'
else's there - to make sure he - or not taken - in the early a fee, to subscribing businesses
got theclasseswhetwanted the months of the Carter Adminis- and governmental agencies. i
hours that he wanted. And like tration . . . the private sector of Hymans and Shapiro offered
Pheiffer most of the students the economy is not, by itself, three conclusions based on theI
there were freshpersons. likely to generate a significant model's information.
"WE DON'T HAVE enough improvement in the rate of
courses or they're really crowd- growth during 1977," say Hy- First, a tax cut of the mag-
ed." Nissen further explained, mans and Schapiro. "In our nitude assumed in the forecast
"opening up more classes may forecast, we are betting in- will have to be followed within?
be one way of solving the prob- stead that the Carter Adminis- about a year by a substantial
lem. tration will act rather quickly amount of additional stimulus-
whether fiscal policy, monetary r
"We are urging Central Ad- to try and provide direct stimu-
ministration to have a univer- lus to the economy, and that the policy, or some of each,"say
minewsPresidentowillereceiveesuf- the professors.
sity wide task force to study new President will receive suf-
alternative plans to come up ficient Congressional support to
witha sgniicanly iffren get a modestly stimulative fis- S E C 0 N D, steps to reduce
with a significantly different tcal mdes stemuatoeratunemployment should include.
plan for early 'registration this cal program pase ad"prt
March." t ing within a few months of the policies which "raise by a con-
inaugural." siderable amount the induce-
ment to expand and esioecially .
OTHER assumptions of the to modernize productive capac-
model include a level of Feder- ity.
DECEM BE R al expenditure "fairly close" to And finally, in order to re-
the amount already decided on duce unemployment and infla-
GRADS by Congress under the present "'tion, the Carter Administration
Administration and a Federal must provide the necessary
Reserve discount rate remain- leadership to unite unions andj
ing at its current level of 5 employers towards these goals.'
per cent. The discount rate is "We have to recognize that ...
the rate of interest charged by no single entity with market
the Fed to banks for the use of power - whether a firm or a
a Federal Reserve funds. union - could possibly be ex-1
The Michigan Quarterly Eco- pected to take a chance and act-
ENCEMENT WILL BE inometric Model has been mak- alone against an inflationary
D ON DEC. 19 1976. ing annual predictions for the spiral. Each such entity will
* U. S. economy since 19S3. Even have to be assured that it will
VN ORDERS MUST BE though it has seldom been an be among the majority of its
exact, predictor, according to peers when, it holds the line on =
9. LATE ORDERS ARE Hymans "more often than not price increases or wage de-
it captures the tone (of the eco- mands."
ILITY & $2 LATE FEE. nomic trends)." The Model is T sConferencecontinuesin
one of seven non-private econo-I the Rackham amphitheater to-
DD DEPOSIT TOTAL metric models in the U. S., I day with a prediction for the
Several large corporations, Michigan economy and a panel
--- 2.00 $ 8.25. such as General Motors, have discussion of the outlook for w
2.00 $14.25 their own econometric models. state and local governments.ja
50 2.00 $15.00
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30; sgt 10-5; sun. 12-5 grade of each of y
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UAW stages limited
Bo talks victory
at amdrastrike at GM plants
By AP and UPI and U AW Vice President'sIrving
By LORI GENDELMAN DETROIT - The United Auto Bluestone said in a one para-
Workers (UAW) launched a se- graph statement handed out to
Before a blazing bonfire and a throng of screaming lective "ministrike" against 16 reporters.
fans, a confident Bo Schembechler declared last night, key General Motors Corp. (GM) "However, we are continuing
"we'll be back early Saturday to celebrate our victory." plants at 12:01 a.m. today after to negotiate for a new national
The mudbowl next to the Sigma Alpha Epsilon frater- ;.bargainers failed to reach ac- agreement and are hopeful this
nity, at S. University and Washtenaw, was jammed with cord on a new national contract will be achieved," they said.
some 500 Wolverine enthusiasts who shouted chants led for 390,000 workers. It was believed the 'union
Just 69,000 of the giant auto planned to use its "mini-strike"
by band members and cheerleaders. firm's workers, 35,000 of them strategy in which workers
SIGNS reading "Kill Ohio" and "Beat the Panties off in Michigan, left their jobs in would remain off the job for
OSU" were scattered through the crowd. seven states in a move that just two or three days at a
The rally featured Schembechler and Wally Weber, a could have the same effect as time. Company spokesmen said
former assistant football coach at Michigan. closing all 119 GM plants in 21 the shutdowns would force
"We're ready, we're eager, we're willing and we ap- states. other assembly and manufac-
proach this game with no fear," said Weber. turing plants to begin closing
"THIS SCHOOL'S got the greatest bunch of intellectuals "THE UAW - General Motors "within days" if the workers
and athletes in the world," Weber said amidst shouts of contract has expired," UAW don't return to their jobs by
"Beat Ohio." President Leonard Woodcock'the middle of next week.
Added Weber, "a while back Ohio State opened their
new arena, and we dedicated it for them by beating them,
and we're going to do it again."
"Pline, led by O'Neal, is going to pull their teeth out," WeberGt
said in reference to the beefy OSU fullback. (Continued from Page 1) MORAN is confident the is-
SCHEMBECHLER, announced by Weber as, "the im- bargain, as part of the provi- sue will be settled both swiftly
mortal, the greatest", said, "This Saturday is what college sion of this contract, that viola- and in the union's favor.
football is all about." tions of the previous contract "According to our lawyers
.u don't cut." they don't have a snowball's-
"This is our most serious contest and most difficult do'cun"thy o'tav asowa's
oppo sitn bu by t same toent I'dm s damnisure we'reGEO bargainer Barbara Tan- chance in hell . . . it's a very
opposition, but by the same token I'm damn sure we're Inenbaum said "It's blackmail- clear cut case," he said.
the most difficult opposition for them too," Schembechler it's an unfair labor practice" Another issue which will find
i a o t THE UNION plans to take its its way to the courts is affirma-
"This is a great football team in spite of w h wappened adversary to the Michigan Em- tive action when GEO accuses
a couple weeks ago. We've practiced hard, we're well ployment Relations Committee the University of not comply-
aware of our responsibility and I can tell you that on the (MERC) on the grounds the ing fully with a Memorandum
sideline we'll be cool, calm and collected," Schembechler University is conspiring to block! of Understanding which out-
asserted. a settlement in an effort to lines the comprehensive pro-
break the union. gram. That memorandum was
saisamamaisaisss-mmmmissmismaniesaammisags~m"It is definitely a union-bust- appended to the last contract
ing tactic on the part of the but GEO contends it had no ex-
T University," said the union's piration date and so, is still
A ende hits U . . d Michigan' Federation of Teach- applicable with the new con-
bian. "There're trying to make The affirmative action contro-
(Continued fromPage 1) where rights of citizens have this a defunct union." versy, unlike the grievance is-
"Chile is today a country} been abolished for the supposed If this one outstanding issue sue, will not delay contract set-
itliout a state of law, without sake of internal security," she delays the signing of a contract, tlement.
constitution, with justice, added. the union will be deprived of THE ISSUES agreed to yester-
Because of the Pinochet re- union dues vital to its survival. day include:.
gime, she claimed, Chile cur- MORAN explained, "If they * Economics - a 3.2 per cent
rently has an inflation rate of (the University) put off long wage hike with a tuition freeze
the average nearly 350 per cent with un- enough, agency shop fees won't at last year's level and an aver-
employment standing at 25 per be collected which is necessary age 52-hour work weep ,for. A
our classes on cent. And, she added, the econ. efinance the bargaining pro- full time GSA - just what the
OUy shw no mr e in c '" University has offered all along.
improvement. The University refuses to be 0 Dues Collection - the first
intimidated by GEO's threat term's dues will be collected by
ALLENDE said that national of soliciting a MERC decision. Oct. 31st, the contract's expira-
"E A C HA N GE deficit is "being fought with "We have to settle this issue tion date.
the hunger of the'people." In before we sign a contract," said ! RA's - All RA's funded
the past, Chile has not been Chief University Bargainer John from the Rackham General
ional environ- able to produce enough food to Forsyth. "And if they want to Fund (amounting to 25 of the
feed its people and has had to go to MERC, we'll go to 275 GSA's in total) will be pro-
import to meet its needs. MERC." tected by the contract.
Wore independ-
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