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Wednesday, October 1, 1975

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Aerosol firms

Page Three
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Union, 8 pm.
DAILY OFFICIAL BULLETIN Career Planning & Placement
3200 SAB, 764-7460
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attack
hazard
NEW YORK (jP) - The fluoi
carbon industry contended ye
terday that new evidence cas
serious doubts on charges th
fluorocarbon - based aeros
sprays can deplete the ozoi
layer and eventually increa
the incidence of skin cancer.
The industry said the evident
suggsts the theoretical it
pact on ozone - the protecti,
layer in the stratosphere th
reduces the ultraviolet radiatii
that can cause skin cancer
was substantially overstate
and that any effects there m,
be inconsequential.
SOME scientists have st
gested that fluorocarbons-usi
as propellants in some aeros
cans, as refrigerants and
other ways - find their way:

Freon
theory

Wednesday, October 1
Day Calendar
WUOM: Live Nat'l Town Meeting
-panel discussion, "Beyond Person-
alities: what Kind of Leadership
Does America Need" 10:30 am.
Med. Ctr. Commission for Women:
07283 Outpatient, noon.
Public Health Films: How About

s

Graduate Public Service Intern-
works," 229 W. Eng., 4 pm. ship: 2 yr. prog.-Interns spend 20
General Physics & Astronomy hrs. on job in State agency & also
Colloquium: B. Roe, "neutrino In- ; enroll in 10 credit hrs. of grad
teractions in Hydrogen at Fermi course work at Sangamon State U.,
Lab Energies," P&A Colloq. Rm., 4 Springfield, Ill; Grad prog. usually
pm. directly related to prof. career in
Statistics: N. Starr, "Estimating a govt.; interns receive full tuition &
Mean from Delayed Observations," fees, travel allowance; &dmonthly
3227 Angell, 4 pm. stipend ($325 during acad. yr. &
Zoology: D. A. Livingstone, Duke $650 during summer); details avail-
U., "Fifty Thousand Years of En- able at CP&P.
vironmental Change in Tropical Summer Placement
Africa," MLB Lec Rm. 1, 4:10 pm.s
Art, Arch.: WV. Murtagh, 'The Na- 13200 SAB, 763-4117
tional Register of Historic Places,"
Attention studArAc.Bdg,43hmt
2104 Art, Arch. Bldg., 4:30 pm. iao ru ayi ao r.

to the stratosphere. Once there You", Hope is Not a Method, M1112
they act chemically to deplete SP? I,12:10 pm.
North Engineering Library: Orien-
the ozone. tation, 1002 Inst. of Science, Tech-
Dr. James Lodge Jr., science nology, 3 pm.
adviser to the industry, said Biological Determinism Series: R.
there are "shortcomings and Jacoby, "Historical Perspectives on
uncertainties" to the theory and Sex Roles," Aud. 3, MLB, 3 pm.
Appl. Mech., Eng. Sal.: S. H. Day-
that "it would be utterly against is, Johns Hopkins, "A Model Equa-
American tradition to lynch tion for the Stability of Unsteady
them (fluorocarbons) while the Flows," 325 w. Eng., 4 pm.
evidence is still coming in." Industrial, Operations Eng.: B.
evieneAi conen. ofMelamed, Jackson Queuing Uet- I
A LEADING proponent of -- -
the ozone depletion theory, Dr.
F. Sherwood Rowland of the
University of California at Irv- IfyOu are wa
ine, replied however in tele- ou
phone interview that the latest
calculations support the theory
and added:y would
"We know that a ban is in- OU

US China Peoples' Friendship
Assoc./China Study Club: Slide
show, People's China, "You Can Get
There from Ann Arbor," Ballroom,
Union, 7:30" pm.
Computing Ctr.: B. Carnahan,
"Fortran-Lv Programming Lan-
guage: 2," Nat. Sci. Aud., 7:30 pm.
Pendleton Arts Info Ctr.: Ars

tim eg yar main when you
should strike up a friendship with
your Summer Placement Office. Be-
fore you know it deadlines come
up, employers are here to inter-
view, state & national park appls.
are due ,etc. If you're a seasoned
student re-register, if new, register
to learn the ropes and get ac-
quainted.

' f

iting for the
or stereo buy OR
like to view the

AP Photo
Pumpkin delight
Two-year-old Jennifer Wollschied, of Oak Creek, Wisconsin, expresses unrestrained glee over
the discovery of the perfect Halloween pumpkin.

in evitable; the question is merely
in- when."

13 PER CENT JUMP:

Coffee prices boost
September food bill

FBI

reports national

By The Associated Press

The coffee price hike that ev-
eryone has been expecting hit
the retail level last month, com-
bining with increases in the cost
of butter, eggs and pork chops
WASHINGTON (P) - The na- increase for April, May and be two to three times higher Asso iated Pressmarocerk bas-
tion's crime rate rose 13 per June. than reported crime. ket survey shows.
cent during the first half of this That's the first time in 21 The new report showed in- The rises were partly offset
year compared with the same months that the quarterly in- creases in all seven crime cate- by lower prices for sugar, which
period a year ago, the FBI re- creased has slowed to less than gories, in all sections of the had been going up during the
ported yesterday. ke sthe double-digit levelm - country, in cities of all sizes summer after dropping sharply
The rate was markedly less; The FBI Uiform Crime Re- and rural and suburban areas in the earlier part of the year.
than the increase reported for ports are based on the number, as well. Beef e also declinedye-
each succeeding quarter for i of murders, rapes, robberies, But the 13 per cent jump for flecting an increased number of
nearlyd tw yers But y b ar, assats,tlarcenies the six-month period was no-! cattle coming to market,
Gen. Edward Levi said, "We I and motor vehicle thefts report- ticeably less than the 17 per TH{Pde parno
can claim no great solace in the ed to more than 8,000 state and cent increase for the full year of THE AP drew up a random
fact that the rate in the rise of local policies agencies. The 1974 list of 15 commonly purchased
serious crime has lessened statistical report suggests no 1food and nonfood items, check-
somewhat. Crime remains an explanations for the fluctua- THE CURRENT trend of ed the price at one supermar-
enormous national problem and tions. crime increases began in the ket in each of 13 cities on
current levels are, and must be, IN ALL cases, the percent- last three months of 1973 when March 1, 1973 and has recheck-
seen as unacceptable." age of change is computed by the rate rose 16 per cent com- ed on or about the start of each
BROKEN DOWN into three- measuring the volume of re- pared with the final quarter of succeeding month.
month periods, the FBI statis- ported crime against the vol- 1972. In every calendar quarter The latest survey showed that
tics showed an 18 per cent surge ume for the same period a since, the increase has been in the market basket total at the
for January, February and year earlier. Other studies in- double digits until dropping to checklist store increased dur-
March but only an 8 per cent dicate that actual crime may 8 per cent this spring. ing September in six cities, up
- an average of 3.7 per cent, and
decreased in seven cities, down
PIR IM illiInt oced rean average of 2.6 per cent. Ov-
PIRGIM billing proced re erall, the bill at the start of
October was three-tenths of a
per cent more than it was a
assaled y a Bre stdent moth earlier.
ssailed by ad st d In August, the market basket
bill was up at the checklist
By TERI MAGEAU dent's bill. Those not wishinng purpose. We don't want to turn' store in 10 cities and declined
to pay may fill out a refund people off to PIRGIM.
PIRGIM's (Public Interest form at the Office of Student "That's why we're so pissed THE MICHIGAN DAILY
Research Group In Michigan) Accounts for the duration of this off about this system. We're Volume LXXXvI, No. 24
new fee assessment system has week. being held accountable, al- Wednesday, October 1, 1975
brought on a barrage of student There were a number of other though they were the ones whois edited and managed by students
protest, who claim the "bill- proposals brought up at the ne- 'made the decision," he con- at the 2niversity of Michigan. News
you - now - refund - you later" gotiation meetings, but the idea tinued. "We are grateful to the paid at Ann Arbor, Michigan 4s 16.
policy is "dictatorial" and "un- of automatic assessmentwas University for their support in Pbished d a iy A Tedayth 4r0
constitutional." most readily accepted by both the past, but it's unfair we're Arbor, Michgan 48104. Subscription
"I think it's unconstitutional," the University and PIRGIM. the one under attack." sit year at 420 Maynard street, Ann
declared Robert Noyes, a jun- PIRGIM officials, however, "The student's objections are rates: $12 Sept. thru April (2 semes-
ior. "How can they legally get wanted refund booths stationed really valid," Fersht added. tr.s $13 by mail outside Ann Ar-
away with billing me for a ser- all over the campus, making it "But right now we're in a posi- summer session published Tues-
vice I have not agreed to pay easier for "conscientious objec- tion of having a system like day through Saturday morning.
for?" tors" to sign their cards, in- this, or not having PIRGIM at Subscription rates: 6 in Ann Arbor;
"IN EFFECT, what they're stead of the one location in the all.
doing is telling us to donate to'| Student Activities Building.-~
their cause," said one Residen-I THE University dismissed this
tial College freshperson. "PIR-| idea, saying booths staffed with OCTOBE R 27
GIM is a good thing, but the un- PIRGIM people would lead to
derhanded way they're going browbeating and undue pressure Persons interested in submitting proposals
about billing us is positively dic- on those students not wishing for consideration as Winter 1976 Course
tatorial." to contribute. Mart offerings should come to 2501 LSA
But PIRGIM officials main- "We wanted someone impar- Bldg. (763-3403) soon to obtain application
tain they were left with no oth-' tial giving the refund cards," forms and an explanation
er alternative by the Univer- said Malcolm Cox, head ac-
sity. countant for the Office of Stu- C O U RSET
The trouble started when the dent Accounts. M A RT
registration process changed "We felt that if a payed Uni-
over from Waterman gym to yersity person were accepting WINTER '76
CRISP. University officials in- them, there would be no ques- of Course Mart procedures and guidelines
dicated they did not want PIR- tions asked," he said. "PIRGIM from Linda Rogers or Joan Woodward. All
GIM there because it was in- people are not directly respon-prpssmstbcmptdanrerndo
tended to have a smooth line sible to the University and per- proposals must be completed and returned to
with a minimal number of haps would not feel this obliga-2501 LSA Bldg. by October 27, 1975 to be
stops. tion." considered for Winter Term '76 offering.
A negotiation board was form- SO FAR this week, PIRGIM Thank you.
ed to think up a number of al- workers have been staffing the OCTOBER 27
ternate provisions for the PIR- refund desk. All questions have
GIM dilemma. been referred to a booth sta - -- - - ----
As a result of a 1972 petition tioned near-by.
drive in which over 80 per cent Cox also said there was ' no
of the student body's signatures evidence PIRGIM hassled peo-
were collected, PIRGIM won ple at Waterman gym in the LATIN AMERICAN
the right to ask for donations past. FILM SERIES
through the University billing "I wouldn't say there was
process. pressure put on by PIRGIMi PRESENTS
In the past, students checked people there," he commented."
"yes" on computer punch cards "But the University felt this
if they wished to give $1.50 to method would be most fair to
the consumer group and drop- students."
ped them off at a PIRGIM sta- "THAT'S ridiculous," declar-
tion during registration. ed Eric Fersht, co-chairperson
THIS YEAR the fee is auto- of PIRGIM. "Browbeating
matically shown on the stu- would only be defeating our
S.~'... ~ Extraordinary
'Lucia,
196...' is

in 3, indicating some improve-
ment last month. For the most
part, prices at the retail level,
generally were patterned after
the trend of prices paid to farm-
ers.
THE Agriculture Department
said yesterday that farm prices
rose 3 per cent from Aug. 15,
to Sept. 15, with higher prices
for milk, beef cattle, hogs, eggs
and wheat and lower prices for
potatoes, corn and soybeans.
Higher coffee prices reflected l
wholesale increases, imposed af-
ter ain early summer freeze in
Brazil destroyed much of the
crop that would have been har-
vested next year. General
Foods, for example, raised
wholesale prices 20 cents a,
pound immediately after the
frost and announced another
boost, averaging seven cents a
pound, on Monday._
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absolutely
splendid, and
reveals Mr.
Solas's vast
talent for
comedy. I wish
thar it miqht be
seen by all the
sexes: it's the
best discussion of
equality (and
inequality) I've
seen on screen.
-NORA SAYRE

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