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Vol. LXXXVI, No. 47

Ann Arbor, Michigan--Tuesday, October 28, 1975

Ten Cents

Ten Pages plus Supplement

What, no Bosco?
The speculation was furious. Dozens, if not hun-
dreds, of well-wishers were wondering where all
the Veterans' Day festivities were in Ann Arbor.
Some people thought the Vets had gone under-
ground. Others figured City Council had voted to
secede from the Union without telling anyone. The
only remainder of the day's festivities was that
the post office had taken a holiday. Well, don't
du t a ichign law that kept the holiay t its
original date. They may be able to mess with the
time of day, but ain't nobody that's going to
change the Veterans' Day in Michigan.
Happenings. . .
...today leave much to the imagination .--
if you happen to get up early enough, Linda Joy
who is the executive director of the Michigan Con-
su e C oun cil w ill an w r q e t o s c n e n n
Rm. in the Union, Tomas Transtromer will give
a poetry reading sponisored by the English Depart-
ment ...the ski team, not to be confused with
the Ski Club, will hold a meeting at 7:30 in the
Union. Check the bulletin board there or ask some-
body for the exact location . . . The Mayor's Blue
Ribbon Commission on Fair Rental Practices (has
nothing to do with the State Fair) is holding public
hiearings on rental problems at the Community
Center, 625 N. Main at 7:30 . . . Project Community
will show "Attica" at Angell Hall Aud. C also at
7:30. By the way, it's free . ... and if you have
any energy that y,ou are not reserving for other
purposes, the Ann Arbor Cooperative Group Legal
Service is holding a legal seminar on wills, trusts,
and estates in the Ann Arbor Public Library con-
ference rm. at 8 p.m.
Is that a pistol in your
pocket . ..
Bill Kline, one of our f'air country's more articu-
late narcs and also the head of the Drug Enforge-
men sAdministraton oficen co mme nt o n rthe in-
intelligence, I would say this sort of thing is on
the rise and has increased substanitially." Kline
said drug dealers are trading for everything from
pistols to machine guns to protect themselves
from Mexican vigilantes. Next time you go to
make a deal, be sure to pack your .48. Kline says
it's "better than money."
First priority
The National Organization for Women yesterday
overwhelmingly supported a resolution making
equal rights for lesbians- a top priority for the
feminist group. NOW voted to work for local and
state legislation guaranteeing rights of homosex-
uals. It also voted to actively support a Gay Rights
bill introduced by Rep. Bella Abzug (D-N.Y.) which
would make discrimination against homosexuals
a federal offense. The question of lesbians' place
in the women's rights movement has been a con-
troversial topic for feminist groups in the past, but
there was only scattered opposition to the resolu-
tion at the NOW convention in Philadelphia.
a ppo ah n g t e ln i g srp of t e alwe m r port
in Washtenaw County. Killed were Arthur Rogers,
52, of Livonia, and an unidentified Portsmouth,
Ohio man. Seriously injured in the crash were
Rogers' daughter and another Plymouth man, both
of whom were taken to St. Joseph Mercy Hospital

in Ann Arbor. A witness reported that the two
planes appeared to be approaching the same land-
ing strip, one above the other, when the lower
plane veered upward and struck the other. The
Federal Aviation Administration has undertaken
an investigation of the collision, as is their prac-
tice with all airplane crashes.
On the inside...
in the series penned by Ray O'Hara, Leba Hertz,
and Jeff Schiller . . . Editorial page offers a story
by Dan Ruben oh the banning of disposable bottles
...and Bill Turque will review the Beach Boys
Concert for Arts page.
On tihe oiitside ...

Daily Photo by E SUSAN SHEINER
con cert, latest album
By DAVID GARFINKEL had to. remind them to promote their appear-
SPhil Proctor and Peter Bergman, two of the an::e at the Power Center last night.
four original members of the Firesign Theatre Also included in their record store appear-
comedy gfoup, autographed records and acce was a contest to best complete the
chatted informally with about 50 fasyse-sentence 'What this country needs now is....
day afternoon at Discount Records on South The winning contestant provided a long list
State 5t'. of items. Bergman chose as his favorite from
SFiresign Theatre first became popular in the the list, "a six-pack of slug bait."
i lte ixtes ithther uiqu brnd f zny Proctor and Bergman are best known for
humor. The group claims to have invented a hrabrdsye fhmrbtysrdy
type of comedy called "the psychedelic melt,'' Bergman began to talk seriously with a few
in wich"theAritotlianconept f sn~e of the s~ectators, who asked him some political
of place is tossed aside.",qetos
"TIS IS a free nmrket ..,. look at this i
.THE COMEDIANS got so involved in trading re: ord," he said, picking up an album from
jokes with the crowd that the Columbia the display at random. "Nobody told these i
Records campus representative, Dave Harney, See COMEDIANS, Page 7|






By AP and Reuter
NEW YORK - The Fed~-
eral Bureau of Investiga-
a un in three cities for
nationalist group' w h i c h
claims responsibility for a
series of nine bomb blasts
The blasts, all occurring
in the dead of night in dle-
serted business districts of
New York, Washington and
Chicago, caused no injuries
and police believe that they
calling itself the Puerto
Rican Armed Forces for
National Liberation (FA-
The Puerto RIcan separatist
group claimed it set the explo-
sions in all three cities to at-
tack "Yanki government" and
"capitalist institutions." At the
same time, however, an anony-
mous telephone caller said the
Washington, D. C. blast was
linked to a U. S. "sellout of Is-
THE BLASTS, which occur-
red almost simultaneously in
the three cities and spanned a
period o fabout 45 minutes,
from 1:43 a.m. to 2:30 a.m.

There were five bombs in
New York City - four at banks
and one at the U. S. Mission to
th Unxited Nations. bomb
three bombs damaged four
buildings in Chicago.
persons miht be inoved. Po-
lice in New York said they
were looking for three men and
a woman who were seen in a
maroon-colored car near three

of the bomb sites In mid-Man-
hattan and the Wall Street area.
The bombers apparently left
fe clues but police nting
starting a year ago, said: "We
have been investigating them
for a year and we must have
The orgnation sai yser-
the 25th anniversary of "revo-
l.ution in Puerto Rico against
yanki domination" and were
See FBI, Page 2

The Universi
affirmative acti
uate student as
yesterday, hopi
confrontation w:
Employees Org
over hiring of
Despite some
the part of G
seemed to agre
is a step in the
yesterday' orU
women and me
ity groups will I
uate student as
long-range goal
proportions of r

~S NICOLL men GSAs correspond to the it does not object to the concept
ty unveiled its proportions of women and mi- of recruiting women and minori-
on plan for grad- nority students in the Univer- ties, but that such recruitment
sistants (GSA's) sity's graduate schools. should not be influenced by the
ng to end their The University and GEO dif- Union.
ith the Graduate fer on three major points con- "It's as though AFSCME (the
anization (GEO) cerning the program: recruit- American Federation of State,
teaching assist- ment, details of the plan, and C o u n t y, and Municipal Em-
the "under-utilization" of wo- ployes-the union which supplies
reservations on men and minorities, much of the University's staff)
EO, both sides The GEO maintains that the tried to tell us who to hire as
~e that the plan original contract agreement on custodians," said one University
right direction. affirmative action includes a source.
stipulation that graduate schools The GEO also objects to an
AM, published in recruit female and minority stu- alleged lack of detail in the
niverit yuRec- dents. plan. They argupe tha the pro-
mbers of minor- HOWEVER, the administra- recourse against uncooperative
be granted grad- tion claims that the agreement departments.
~sistantships. Its only covers the hiring of gradu- THE UNIVERSITY responds
is to have the ate students already enrolled as that it has the power to ensure
ninority and wo- GSAs. The University says that that all departments comply

Db plans
with the directions of the pro-
Another point of contention is
the provision for "explanations
of under-utilization" of women
and minorities in GSA positions.
The plan stipulates that de-
partments may be excused for
a lack of women and minority
GSAs if members of those
groups refuse appointments, if
they teach but do not actually
hold graduate student assistant-
ships, or if they lack the re-
quired skil.
BOTH SIDES say they recog-
nize the potential for abuse of
these clauses. The administra-
tion says all claims in this area
will be carefully checked. GEO
cautions that such claims will
require constant monitoring.
A major part of the Univer-
sity's plan contains directions
for n the a c lt io o a ta ree
vanpt to t e rin ofwoe and
Eachm e armnti accodin
to he panjustdt itf tsn
"ailablty p-the gr oupac of-
graduat tdeto whi chte
Thelbit data the aale- t
respecteto theuavailabilitytof
twome nd minortes.mitr-
The adjstte dartmstent
giend to thet CEO "oac ad-r
trmeey it the department.

Daily Photo by E. SUSAN SHEINER
Cowning aEround
Mesha Walezak (better known as Mesha the Clown) performs
her juggling act yesterday on the Diag. Mesh's one-ring circus
delights passersby on most sunny afternoons.
Student gov. reps
seek fee rollbacks
PEST ASING-Studene goermeeentaes from enitate
supodnvrsiismtfoah eon iea Michigan Stateites
RersigteUniversity Snatodsuspasfo themig d rie lwtutiGon.
Armed wALt' school bugetquinto'amting nd legsaiek hand-
books hsembrsoStudents Associatgtheed thi fortn mperaution
igan Michan State alakUieriysayeSaeFri
StaeLakSperorSae, GradT Vae SttWserEsen

City Council delays allocation
of CDRS funds another week

The fate of $2.4 million in revenue sharing
furnds was left hanging in the balance once again
last night as City Council delayed final alloca-
tion of those monies for another week.
Following an informational session tomorrow
aftfernnnn wyith n rPAsinn renregentative from the

The procedures includes the appointment of
a new CDRS citizens advisory committee which
will be charged with formulating, under the ad-
vice of Council, a second year proposal which
complies with HUD's guidelines.
Council also gave approval to a 'CDRS model
form contract, which will be entered into by the
city and agencies presently eligible for the fed-

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