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Vol. LXXXVI, No. 140

Ann Arbor, Michigan-Tuesday, March 23, 1976

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IFYOUSEE NEw HAPPENCALDrAJY
A striking issue
The Ann Arbor Tenants Union is continuing its
strike against Trony Associates (Sunrise Manage-
ment Co.) although a final agreement seems near.
Spokespersons for both sides refuse to discuss
details of the impending settlement, but a joint
statement is expected sometime this week. The
four month-old rent strike was organized in No-
vember in protest of what some tenants thought
to be inadequate maintenance and security mea-
sures. In related action, hearings on a $1 million
lawsuit filed by the management company against
key Tenants Union officials were postponed yes-
terday due to the prosecuting attorney's illness.
The suit, filed on March 3, charged the TU offic-
ials with coercing tenants to withhold rent by
means of "social and moral" pressure.
Take your pick
Michigan voters may choose from among nine
presidential candidates when they go to the polls
May 18 for one of the nation's most important
primary elections. On the GOP side, President
Ford will again battle against the once-promising
Ronald Reagan. The Democrats' race offers a
little more variety, as seven hopefuls registered
affidavits of candidacy before Friday's deadline.
Front runner Jimmy Carter will share the ballot
with Sen. Henry "Scoop" Jackson, liberal leader
Morris Udall, Fred Harris, '72 Michigan winner
George Wallace, Sargent Shriver, who has with-
drawn from active campaigning, and anti-abortion
candidate Ellen McCormack. Reagan's Michigan
campaign manager, state Sen. John Welborn, said
that although the Californian does not expect to
take Ford's home state, "we're certainly going to
make an effort and we'll do the best we can. It's
going to be difficult and a grass roots campaign."
Happenings . .
. ..will keep you busy all day long today. At
noon Ester Boserup, a Danish economist will
be speaking in the former regents room of the
LSA Bldg. on "Women and Work in the Process
of Development" . . . at 1:30 in the multipurpose
Rm. of the UGLI is a seminar on "Progress in the
3rd world" . . . at 3 the Future World lecture
Series presents Susan Brownmiller s p e a k i n g
on Changing Sex Roles in Future Societies, $1 ad-
mission, at Hill auditorium . . .at 3:30 the Poli-
tical Issues Committee of the School of Public
Health'will present its annual forum on National
Health Insurance in the auditorium of the Francis
Bldg. . . . at 4:10 Lemuel Johnson will read poetry
in the Pendleton Rm. of the Union . . . at 5 is
the deadline for filing if you want to run for a
seat on the Michigan Student Assembly . . . at
7, Students for O'Hara will meet in Anderson Rm.
A of the Union . .. and at 7:30 the Under Grad
Political Science Association will hold a career
seminar on "Alternatives to Law School" in the
Kuenzel Rm. of the Union.
"
Postal pushers
They tried higher postage stamp rates, a cut-
back in services and computer-age technology, but
nothing seemed to increase the revenue of the
foundering U.S. Postal Service. Now, in the face
of a sharp decrease in first-class mail use, the
president of the National Association of Letter
Carriers has what can only be described as a last
resort. "Letter carriers are on a first-name basis
with half of America," says James Rademacher.
"They should be put to work selling the Postal
Service." Under Rademacher's plan, the mailmen
could earn extra bucks by talking to their patrons
and persuading them to increase their mail use.
A Postal Service spokesperson declined comment
on the proposal. Maybe he'll mail his response to
Rademacher, in which case he'll probably have
the news by next Saturday.
"
Chimps and chumps
Three chimpanzees who managed to elude a
massive police search were still at large yester-

day in a posh Los Angeles neighborhood. Debra
Kessler and her 17-year-old son Matthew found
them in their wooded backyard Wednesday night,
staring down at them from the branches. A po-
lice Sgt. called to the scene instructed Matthew
to return to his squad car and radio for help.
The message was garbled somewhere along the
line, because Matthew reported to headquarters
that the officer was trapped by three gorillas,
bringing every available patrol unit in West Los
Angeles to the scene - 23 shotgun-toting officers.
Kessler said the police "all broke up laughing
when they saw the animals." But as the police-
men laughed, the chimps vanished.
"
On the inside *. *
... the Editorial page has a story on the
Problem of unemployment by Jon Pansius . . .
the winners of the Ann Arbor Film Festival are
discussed by Jeff Sorenson on Arts Page . . .
Sports page has Mary Beth Dillon writing about
tennis stars Newcombe and Laver.
On the outside . .
Lonks likp tih nf snrina ill he in th eir

Committee
By JEFF RISTINE The commit
binant DNA re
Committee B, the University's recombinant DNA the National I
research policy group, gave a go-ahead yesterday to "an acceptable
most forms of the controversial genetic experiments, experiments.I
arguing that "the potential benefits likely to arise from experiments in
this work are great." cific laborator
The committee recommended that the research be Committee
monitored by a panel of "biological safety officers" to binant DNAq
ensure that scientists do not pursue studies with un- that a small ri
acceptable risks. lines. But it c
ONE MEMBER of Committee B, History Prof. Shaw experimentatio
Livermore, dissented from the majority opinion because rmay be devel
of what he called the "awesome and possibly disas- rk
trous consequences" of the ability to genetically alter COMMITTEE
life. was appointed

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tee, for the most part, adopted recom-
esearch guidelines already developed by
nstitutes of Health (NIH), calling them
e basis for assuring the safety" of the
Those guidelines separate the genetic
nto different categories, each with spe-
y safety requirements.
B, which has wrestledhwith the recom-
question for six months, acknowledged
sk remains with the use of the NIH guide-
oncluded that "this risk should not bar
in and the possible understanding that
oped concerning the origins of just such
E B, composed of 11 faculty members,
by Vice President for Research Charles

Overberger after the University Board of -Regents
approved the appropriation of special funds to cover
the costs of renovating three laboratories for recom-
binant DNA research if researchers do not receive a
grant. The renovation, expected to cost $306,631, is
necessary to meet government guidelines for -the re-
search. Scientists have applied for a grant in that
amount to the National Cancer Institute.
The Committee B report will be reviewed by Over-
berger, the Faculty Senate, the Senate Assembly and
the Regents before any laboratories are actually reno-
vated for the experiments.
"We believe that the potential benefits likely to
arise from this work are great," said the committee's
54-page report.
See COMMITTEE, Page 7

'The risk should not
b a r experimentation
and the possible u n -
derstanding that may
be developed.'
-Committee B

DEFEAT MAY END PRESIDENTIAL HOPES

Reagan,
Kisst iger
a
cautions
Cuba on
Rhodesia,
By AP and Reuter
DALLAS - Secretary of State
Henry Kissinger, apparent
with Rhodesia in mind; last
night warned Cuba against any
further military actions in South
ern Africa.
At the same time, a front
page report in the Washington
Star said President Ford had
resolved to meet any new mili-
tary commitment by Cuban
troops in Africa with swift and
vigorous response against Cuba
itself.
THIS, THE report said, could
include a blockade or invasion
of Cuba or air attacks on the.f
island. Neither the White House
nor the State Department would
comment.
Kissinger, in a major floign
policy speech in Dallas, said: DEMOCR
"We have issued these warnings he announ
before. I repeat them today. -
The United Stae will otac AT Ir I
cept further Cuban military in- EW
terventions abroad."-
In the same speech, Kissinger
rebuked critics of Ford adminis-
tration defense policies. Kissin
ger said that while the Soviet
Union has achieved a "rough
equilibrium" with the United By J
States it has not gained military
ascendancy.- Daily
Those un
KISSINGER said that w i t h are braving
thousands of missile launchers market this
and many more warheads on look forwar
each side "a decisive or politi- . For a wid
cally significant margin of su- city officials
periority is out of reach." not foresee a
Charges that the Soviets have of rental hoi
overtaken the United States or downtown a
that the Ford administration has year or two
neglected America's defenses
"sound remarkable like t h e CITY COU
'missile gap' claims which a "downtow
See KISSINGER, Page 2 "more per
Ward 2 Vii
By SUSAN ADES and be opposed b
MARGARET YAO ful Earl Gre
candidate J
In City Council elections on present SHI
April 5, the largely student-popu- Kathy Koza
lated Second Ward will be cru- run for re-
cial to the future of the Social- "You do on
ist Human Rights Party of good as
(SHRP). The Second Ward seat, official."
traditionally the scene of a bat-
tle between the SHRP and Dem-
ocratic candidates, is currently C
held by SHRP and is their last CITY
foothold in council.
Running for the waning third
party is Diane Kohn who will FOR THE

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NC.

Slriver drops out
o Democratic race
By AP and Reuter
DURHAM-Ronald Reagan and George Wallace made
last-ditch campaign appearances in North Carolina yes-
terday hoping to stave off primary election defeats today
which would probably end their presidential hopes.
But political experts were convinced President Ford
would win the Republican primary in this southern
state to widen his already formidable lead over Reagan
and that former Georgia Governor Jimmy Carter would
strengthen his position as the front-running Democrat.
BUT, BOTH REAGAN and Wallace continued to insist that
defeat in this primary election would not be fatal to their White
House aspirations.
On the eve of the North Carolina balloting, Sargent Shriver,
who never came close to the leaders in his Democratic primary

AP Photo
ATIC PRESIDENTIAL hopeful Sargent Shriver holds his head dejectedly yesterday as
nced his withdrawal from the race.
CONSTR UCTION UNLIKELY:
Sntal outlook bleak

JACK TOBIN
News Analysis
ortunate souls who
g the city's rental
year have little to
d to.
de scope of reasons,
and developers do
ny new construction
using in the campus-
rea for at least a
UNCIL has approved
n plan" issuing in a
missive outlook, to
tat t4
by Democratic hope-
ene and Republican
ames Reynolds. The
RP councilwoman,
chenko, refuses to
election explaining,.
y a limited amount
a Socialist elected
L.ECTION'76
next two weeks, all

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accommodate all types of de-
velopment," according to Joe
Monroe, the City Planning De-
partment's assistant director.
But the plan, which will even-
tually liberalize the city's zon-
ing, land use and building codes
in the downtown area, will take
about a year to become effective
-and another six months to a
year before developers will even
begin considering projects, ac-
cording to Monroe.
In addition to the time delay
involved in the project, there is
a "horrendous amount of admin-
istrative procedures" confront-

ing any prospective developers,
says Monroe.
Besides the morass of the
present zoning laws, building
codes, seuer restrictions, pro-
perty taxes and a host of other
regulations, there are some
other important matters to be
considered by prospective de-
velopers:
q The general unavailability
and high price of land in the
campus-downtown area. About
15 of the approximately 24 acres
of vacant land in this region is
zoned for rental unit construc-
tion, according to the Commit-
tee on Fair Rental Practices
(CFRP). Most of this consists
of small parcels, averaging
about two or three acres-well
below the ten acre minimum
generally required for rental
units.
See NO, Page 2

efforts, announced in Washng-
ton that he is withdrawing as a
candidate. He said he was re-
leasing his delegates-11of them.
Wallace, in Charlotte, said he
would not be "dispirited or
panic stricken"hby another sec-
ond place finish in today's pri-
mary.
"I THINK we have a chance,"
the Alabama governor said. But
he said his opponents are bet-
ter organized now than four
years ago, when he easily won
the primary witha shade over
50 per cent of the vote in a
divided field.
There are six names on the
Democraticballot this time, too,
but only Carter and Wallace
have made significant cam-
paign efforts, and the rest of
the field is expected to trail far
behind them.
Wallace has taken an increas-
ingly hard line against Carter
in an effort to cut down the
frontrunner in a normally con-
servative state. "He has been
found out all over the country
because he talks one way today
and another way tomorrow and
he is a warmed-over McGov-
ern," Wallace said.
REAGAN hopped from Ashe-
ville to Charlotte, Greensboro
and Raleigh, in a series of air-
port news conferences designed
to gain election-eve newspaper
and television coverage in the
state's major cities.
Reagan said he expects to do
better in the Southwest, the
Deep South, and on the West
Coast. He has lost to Ford in
See SHRIVER, Page 2

election
funds
awarded
By AP and Reuter
WASHINGTON - The Fed-
eral Election Commission today
approved nearly $1 million in
government funds to help Pre-
sident Ford and 11 other presi-
dential candidates meet their
campaign expenses.
It was the last award of
matching money for the candi-
dates pending a congresional re-
organization of the commission
under guidelines recently laid
down by the Supreme Court.
HOW LONG the infusion of
government money into pri-
mary camnaigns might be held
un denends now on when - or
whether - Congress and Presi-
dent Ford agree on legislation
rewriting federal election law.
The court, after ruling Jan.
30 that the FEC was unconstitu-
tionally appointed, twice g a v e
Congress a chance to pass new
lPgislation. Bit attempts at a
simnle revision of the law bog-
ged down in disnites over fur-
See ELECTION, Page 2

o SHRP
go with the party, the 21-year-
old contender who calls his po-
sition "moderate to liberal"
said "I figured I could get bet-
ter backing and better organi-
zation working with the (Repub-
lican) party."
But the implementation of the
new door-to-door voter registra-
tion system passed by city coun-
cil one year ago may cast more
gloom over Reynolds' chances.
The majority of new registrants
in Ward Two are expected to be
students and, traditionally, stu-
See DEMS, Page 7

Death of 2 Lloyd residents
termed awful coincidence'

three candidates will be can-
vassing throughout the ward.
Roughly, its 11 precincts include
all of North Campus and most
of Central Campus east of State
Street and north of Hill Street.
Except for South and West
Quads, all of the dorms fall
within the candidates' domain.
Since 1971 the Second Ward
seat has been won alternatively
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By DANA BAUMANN
Two University students, both residents of
the same hall in Alice Lloyd, died within three
days of each other last week. The cause of
death in both cases is still unknown, pending
autopsy results, according to Margot Morrow,
building director of Alice Lloyd.
"As far as we can tell, the two deaths were
just an awful coincidence," said Morrow.
"Though it is not clear why either died at
nresent .there snms to h no connection."

heart. The measles probably wore him down
so much that he couldn't overcome the virus,"
surmised Larry Rosen, Domzalski's room-
mate.
The second death occurred at approximately
1:30 a.m. on March 20, when Kevin Cullen, a
19-year-old freshman from Larchmont, New
York, collapsed in his dormitory hall among
five companions.
"SEVERAL OF us were just joking around
in the hall, and Kevin, who was a big
mnusulanr ev was acting like he wasn't co-

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