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Vol. LXXXVI, No. 48
Ann Arbor, Michigan-Wednesday, October 29, 1975
Feeding the monkeys seemed to be the intent
of at least one City Council observer Monday
night, who came into council chambers ready for
a real'Barnum and Bailey affair. Plopping down
handfuls of peanuts in front of each councilper-
son's microphone, the, observer simply remarked,
"What's a circus without peanuts?" Maybe it's
time for Mayor Al to come in with a chair and
We need you!
Would you like to see your name in print? Like
to attend the cream of happenings in and around
Ann Arbor, and meet a wide range of fascinating
personalities? If you're interested in film, music,
art, theater, or dance, we at the Daily's Art Page
would like you to join us. Come to our mass meet-
ing Thursday, October 30, at 7:30 p.m. in our of-
fices at 420 Maynard St., just behind the LSA
building. Or if you can't make it then, please call
us at 764-0552.
Happenings .. .
. . Today begin with a couple of Art exhibi-
tions. The Ann Arbor Women Painters annual ex-
hibition is in the Rackham Galleries from 10 a.m.
until 8 p.m. The juror is Vincent Castagnacci, an
assistant art professor . . . A special exhibition and
sale of original oriental art will be held in the Un-
ion Gallery from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. . . . The LSA
Student Government will hold a meeting in the
SGC council chambers tonight at 7 p.m. .. . The
Washtenaw Democratic Party will hold its general
membership meeting on the third floor of the
Michigan League at 7:30 p.m. . . . Over Eaters
Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. in the Union, rm.
3205 . . . Hillel and the University Theatre Pro-
gram are sponsoring a talk by Mendel Kohansky
on the history of Hebrew Theatre at 7:30 in the
East Conference room at Rackham . . . All women
interested in joining the Women's Intercollegiate
Gymnastics team should go to the Coliseum at
7:30 p.m. . . . The Ars Musica is sponsoring Ba-
roque music, flute and voice, at the Pendleton Arts
Information Center in the Michigan Union . . . the
Student Organizing Committee will hold a mass
meeting at 9 p.m. in Smittv's, South Quad . . . and
the Washtenew County Sheriff's Department will
be holding part one of a two part seminar on self
defense for women at the Police Training Center,
4133 Washtenaw from 7 to 9 p.m.
Apathetic about apathy
A Georgia radio station's morning talk show on
public apathy proved its point Monday when only
two calls were received during the entire pro-
gram. "On other topics we have been averaging
20-30 calls aired and probably lots of other at-
tempts," said a radio spokesperson for WALG.
Keep out the boys!
The Girls Scouts of America voted unanimously
to maintain and uphold the solidarity of their or-
ganization - by keeping out the boys. Last year
the Boy Scouts voted to allow girls aged 14 to 21
into their Explorer Division. Girls Scout delegates
and about 2,700 visitors discussed whether their
membership should include boys. But by the clap-
ping and cheering it was obvious from the start
that the idea was doomed. So much for integration.
Testing the tests
The College Entrance Examination Board an-
nounced yesterday that they will begin an investi-
gation into the national decline in the Scholastic
Apitude Test (SAT) scores. Board President Sid-
ney Marland said that the scope of the exami-
nation will range from the nature of the test itself
to broad social conditions affecting education. "At
this time we have no substantial evidence that en-
ables us to attribute the score decline to any
single cause or any particular set of causes," said
Marland. He added that there are four areas of
speculation over the drop in scores; the scientific
nature of the tests themselvgs, the characteristics
of the students taking them, the nature of second-
ary education, and aenergl conditions in society.
And wi*h such a wide choice it could be years
before they come up with an answer.
On the inside ...
... Steve Stojic writes funny stuff about the un-
derside of militarism on the Editorial Page . . .
sBill Stieg writes on the new basketball players on
Sports . . . and Kurt Harju reviews the Proctor
and Bergman performance on the Arts Page.
Americans flee ravaged Beirut
75 reported killed
civil strife continues
By AP and Reuter
BEIRUT, Lebanon - At least 75 people were killed
yesterday as Lebanon's civil war raged on with increased
ferocity and convoys of Americans and other foreigners
sped to the airport for flights out of this strife-torn
Marine guards at the U. S. Embassy changed from
dress blues to combat fatigues a'nd flak jackets when
stray rounds from a nearby combat zone began* hitting
the building. Rocket-propelled grenades and machine
gun bursts slammed into three of Beirut's most expen-
A curious two-year-old finds that a pumpkin's face is a sure sign of the season of goblins and trick-or-treating. Like the rest of
us, Autumn Thumma of Columbus, Ohio, will be celebrating Halloween on Friday.
REQUESTS PLO PARTICIPATION:
Sadat asks peace conference
NONSTOP ' FIGHTING has
made it impossible to accurate-
ly count casualties, but offic-
ials said 17 persons were killed
and more than 20 wounded in
one Moslem area alone when it
came under a Christian shelling.
They estimated that 120 died on
The death toll for the past
nine weeks of factional vio-
lence now stands at about 925.
Premier R a s h i d Karami
announced another cease-fire
bid to end the war between
Christian militiamen and Pales-
tinian - led Moslems. He said a
nine-person "security group"
would meet in his office until
it comes up with "effective
measures to end once and for
all the tragedy that has been
gripping Lebanon." The group
represents leftist, rightist and
religious groups involved in the
THE BLOODY street war has
slowly paralyzed government,
commerce and basic public ser-
vices in this small Arab nation
of three million.
The gun battle outside Parlia-
s ment House prevented Leba-
d non's 99-person National Assem-
Sbl from meeting to discuss the
'n crisis. Deputies had to be evac-
o- uated in armored cars.
0 Witnesses said several ve-
s hicles filled with armed Mos-
d lems drove past the parliament
s- building just before the meeting
l started, shouting insults at the
deputies. Bodyguards of Pierre
e Gemayel, leader of the Chris-
d tian Phalange party, opened up
d on the Moslems, and one per-
. son on each side was killed be-
fore the shooting stopped.
MADRID, Spain (P) - Gen.
Francisco Franco, at the brink
of death from a series of heart
attacks, suffered a sharp set-
back yesterday with the de-
velopment of an intestinal blood
clot, his doctors reported.
They said the 82-year-old gen-
eralissimo was in "extraordin-
arily grave" condition.
A BULLETIN from the 13-doc-
tor medical team said that in
addition to Franco's perilous
heart. condition and blood clot,
he is suffering increased inter-
nal bleeding and intestinal pa-
One of his doctors said the
tough . old general opened his'
eyes briefly and wept when he
was presented with a cloak of
the Virgin of Pilar, Spain's pa-
tron saint. Franco has con-
trolled the nation's destiny since
the 1936-39 civil war.
Archbishop Pedro Cantero
Cuadrado of Zaragoza carried
the robe into the bedroom
where Franco was surrounded
by members of his family, the
See FRANCO, Page 8
By AP and Reuter
WASHINGTON- Egypt's President Anwar
Sadat yesterday called for a resumption of
the Geneva Peace Conference with partici-
pation by the Palestine Liberation Organi-
zation (PLO) "as an equal partner."
Sadat emerged from a second round of
talks with President Ford stressing that the
United States held most of the cards in the
quest for Middle East peace and must open
a dialogue with the Palestinian's.
"IF WE are going to achieve any global
solution for this problem (Middle East ten-
sions), it will not be reached without the
Palestinians," Sadat told reporters.
He said he had made Ford aware of his
view that "the United States holds 99 per
cent of the cards of this game" and there-
fore must get together with the Palestin-
ians. The U.S. has withheld recognition
from the PLO because it has not recognized
President Ford said last night the U.S.
was exploring every avenue to bring peace
to the Middle East and would not tolerate
stagnation in the negotiations for an over-
DIPLOMATIC sources said Egypt wa
sending formal notification to the Unite
States and the Soviet Union, co-chairme
of the dormant peace conference. Dipl
matic sources said it would take about tw
months to restart the conference if all side
approved. In the meantime, Sadat urge
Ford to have Secretary of State Henry Kis
singer mediate another Israeli withdrawa
on the Syrian front.
"As much as I know," he said, "th
United States ready to perform its goo
offices to fulfill such an agreement as thi
See SADAT, Page 2
U. S. Congressman James
O'Hara (D-Mich.) yesterday an-
nounced his candidacy for the
Senate at a Washington D. C.
press conference during which
he dwelled on his experience
and longtime Democratic Party
O'Hara is the third Democrat
to unveil plans to run for Sen..
Philip Hart's (D-Mich.) seat.
Hart chose not to seek re-elec-
tion next year, after his third
ALSO campaigning for tne
Democratic Party nomination
are O'Hara's fellow Congress-
man Don Riegle of Flint and
State Sen. John Otterbacher of
"It may be that in this cam-
paign there will be little sub-
stantive difference in the goals
of the Democratic candidates on
the really major issues like
for Senate seat
UAC rejects Ky,
By CATHERINE REUTTER
After more than two hours of disorganized, far-ranging debate,
the University Activities Committee (UAC) Governance Board
voted last night to reject plans to invite former South Vietnamese
Premier Nguyen Cao Ky and self-proclaimed geneticist William
Shockley to speak on campus.
In a 6-5 vote against the controversial Shockley and a 7-4 vote
against Ky, the board upheld an earlier veto of the invitations.
The original plans, proposed by Norman LoPatin, chairman of the
"World Series" lecture program, were first rejected by UAC's
UAC PRESIDENT Bill Powers, one of the officers whose veto
prices, jobs, and energy," 0'-
Hara told reporters.
"Democratic primary voters
may have to base their deci-
sions on their perception of who
has performed most effectively
up to now and who can be ex-
pected to perform best as Mich-
igan's next United States sena-
tor," he added.
O'HARA, who lives in Utica
and represents a predominate-
ly white, blue collar district in
suburban Detroit, is serving
his ninth term in the House.
O'Hara's 17-year tenure will
probably be his strong point in
battling Riegle who was first
elected to Congress in 1966 and
was a Republican until early
The Democratic field may get.
even more crowded, as state
Attorney General Frank Kelley
and Secretary of State Richard
Austin are supposedly eyeing
the Senate seat.
No Republicans have, as yet,
formally announced intentions
of running. But Congressman
Marvin Esch (R-Mich.), Ann
Arbor's representative, is ex-
pected to campaign vigorously
for his party's nomination.
U-n i v e r s it y Regent
Deane Baker (R-Ann Arbor)
has also expressed an interest
in the GOP nomination.
O'HARA said yesterday that
lowering unemployment m the
state would be his first priority
in the Senate. In conjunction, he
added, he would seek a tax re-
duction for the average Ameri-
O'Hara also declared that
economic stability depends, on
"breaking up the major, oil
companies" - a call that Hart
has often sounded.
LYNETTE "Squeaky" Fromme is shown on her way to yes-
terday's pre-trial hearing at the Federal Court in Sacramento,
Calif., to determine whether President Ford should be re-
quired to give testimony via video tape.
FrommIme trial to get
FOrd evidece bytape
SACRAMENTO, Calif. I)-A federal judge reaffirmed yester-
day his order that President Ford give a videotape statement in
the trial of Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme. Administration officials
provoked LoPatin's appeal, said,
that neither of these people
would have the chance to speak.
They'd be booed down."
Many issues were raised in
debate, including financial and
security r i s k s. Freedom of
speech and educational oppor-
tunities were also issues.
Speaker fees were a point of
contention as well. Some board
'I have heard from many sources
4lice o't strike toda y
IX The National Organization for Women feminist leader Germaine Greer.
(NOW) has declared today "Alice Doesn't In Ann Arbor, the symbolic strike's events