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GRAND RAPIDS-Michigan Indians won a stunning
federal court victory yesterday in a landmark decision
upholding their right to unlimited fishing free from
In a 131-page ruling, U.S. District Judge Noel Fox
held that two Upper Peninsula Indian tribes retained
unlimited fishing rights under two 19th Century
Fox's ruling came in a suit filed by the tribes in 1973
against the state. A spokesman for the Attorney
General's office said the ruling was being reviewed
and no decision had yet been made on whether the state
Indians keep fishing rights
THE RULING ESTABLISHED certain areas in clearly points out that Indian fishing is not dependent
which the Bay Mills and Sault Ste. Marie Chippewa In- on state law.
dians can fish unregulated by the state: "The mere passage of time has not eroded, and can-
* In Lake Michigan, from Grand Haven north to the not erode the rights guaranteed by solemn treaties,"
Straits of Mackinac; Fox ruled.
" In Lake Superior, from the mouth of the Chocolate "This is not an equal protection case under the 14th
River near Marquette east to Sault Ste. Marie; Amendment or the Declaration of Independence; it is
" In Lake Huron, from Alpena north to the Straits of an Indian treaty case."
Fox ruled that the Indians had established their
fishing rights over 12,00 years. FOX SAID THE state has no authority to impose
regulations on Indians, that such regulation is the
THE DECISION, WHICH evoked praise from Indian prerogative of Congress.
leaders and a storm of criticism from sport fishing in- Art LeBlanc, chairman of the Bay Mills tribe, said he
terests, is much broader than two earlier decisions and See STATE, Page 8
new gas ration
plan to Senate
WASHINGTON (AP) - Faced with seen as a desperation effor
unexpected rejection by a Senate com- Senate support.
mittee, President Carter sent Congress Under the new rationing pla
still another standby plan for gasoline sas, Texas, Mississippi, South
rationing yesterday and won narrow and the District of Columb
committee approval for the revised receive the largest proportion
version. of ration coupons because th(
The new plan, which would make a the top five in monthly gasolir
state's past use of gasoline the prime vehicle.
test for distributing ration coupons, North Dakota, Montana
then went to the Senate floor, where a Island, Hawaii, and Penn
final vote was scheduled for 2:30 p.m. See CARTER, page:
SEN. HENRY Jackson, (D-Wash.),
said the quickly assembled plan - Car- I fl a o n
ter's third proposal -was not perfect l t o
but would give the president authority
to deal with severe energy shortages.
"The alternative is to tolerate anar- cya h aoiepm, ako
told the Senate shortly after the
revision was approved 9-7 in a hastily- exp ected ,
called meeting of the Senate Energy
But Jackson, the committee's chair-
man, told reporters the vote would be
close despite the new changes. And WASHINGTON (AP) -
House sources said the measure faces Secretary Michael Blumenti
an uphill fight in that chamber if it ted yesterday the Car
passes the Senate. ministration had "screwec
CARTER PROPOSED the new predicting that inflation wou
measure after two earlier proposals to 7.4 per cent this year. He
appeared headed for certain forecast to at least 8/s per
congressional defeat. Plan No. 3 was flation averaged nine per cent
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Daily Photo by LISA LIDELSON
THIS COMPUTER used by journalism students in the LSA Building is part
of a growing network of computers used for testing and exam work in
classes across campus.
Computers use in classes
is widespread at 'U'
By TIMOTHY YAGLE SEVERAL University departmen-
It's no secret that American society ts, including political science,
is becoming so computer-oriented statistics, and the School of Business
that various businesses and federal Administration, make extensive use
agencies would fall hopelessly of these complex and often in-
behind in their daily activities timidating machines.
without them. Kenneth Hill, Linguistics Depar-
Even the University has not been tment chairman, said his depar-
able to avoid the temptation of this tment occasionally uses computers
relatively modern cost-efficient for "storage and access to data." He
method of accomplishing things. - See COMPUTERS, Page 12
rt to win
ey rank in
ne use per
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t in 1978.
DEARBORN, FLINT SEARCHES TO BEGIN:
Chancellors head for
By JULIE ENGEBRECHT ministrative jobs at the same time
The Flint and Dearborn campuses eight years later..
will soon be without chancellors, and if
the University does not name a new BOTH GOODALL and Moran said
president by July, all three Univesity they felt the departure of all three cam-
campuses will be without permanent pus heads around the same time was a
leaders. strange coincidence, which might
Flint campus Chancellor William present problems. But they agreed,
Moran and Dearborn Chancellor along with Richard Kennedy; Univer-
Leonard Goodall took their positions in sity vice-president for state relations,
July, 1971 when the University first that the University could handle the
created the chancellor post, and both moves.
are leavng, for other university ad- "It's always difficult when you get
those kind of major changes at one
time," Kennedy said, "but an in-
stitution like the University of Michigan
can adjust very well."
The Universitynow must prepare to
select new chancellors through search
processes, just as the search for a new
University president begins to reach its
THE SEARCH FOR chancellors is
. rot much like the one for apresident,
SeeDEARBORN,'P e'g -
I would be surprised if we're below
8 per cent," Blumenthal told a Senate
appropriations subcommittee. "I hope
it's not too far above that ... I think it
is obviously now not possible for us to
hit the kind of target we predicted.
Sen. Harrison Schmitt, (R-N.M.),
said the fact that the Carter ad-
ministration based its 1980 budget on an
inflation forecast of 7.4 per cent is
causing problems for Congress. He did
not accuse the administration of
deliberately underestimating inflation,
but Schmitt told Blumenthal, "you.
"YES, BUT WE screwed up in good
' ' See INFLATION, Page2