FT h Mic ig n Ily Vol. LXXXIX, No. 7-S
e M c gan Da Thursday, May 10, 1979
Ann Arbor, Michigan Ten Cents
Gold's remains discovered in
field near Briarwood Mall
By TIMOTHY YAGLE HAWKINS CALLED Gold's death
Skeletal remains found Tuesday "self-inflicted" and said "There was no
night in an area of dense brush north of evidence of foul play or violence." He
Briarwood Mall were identified by also said Gold apparently hanged her-
police yesterday as those of 20-year-old self with half-inch thick nylon rope
Beverly Gold, an LSA junior who had fastened to a tree branch 12 feet above
been missing for 11 months. the ground.
Major Walter Hawkins of the Ann Ar- As the body decomposed, it slipped
bor Police Department (AAPD) said out of the rope, which was found
University pathologist Robert Hendrix hanging from the tree limb, police said.
used dental records to identify Gold's Hawkins said Gold had been dead
body, which was found by a man hun- "for an extremely long time," eviden-
ting mushrooms northwest of Edwards ced by the badly decomposed state of
Brothers Printing Company at 2500 S. her body.
State Street. The area is 1.2 miles from NO PERSONAL belongings, except
Gold's former Ann Arbor residence of for approximately $1 in change and a
S. Division Ave. contact lens box, were found with the
body, according to Hawkins.
"Nobody knew why she did it," said
Gold, who had been missing since
June 20, 1978, was "in one of those
depressed states of mind," and ap-
parently had been upset about selecting
a major at the University, according to
The Southfield native apparently left
her house and went for what police
called "one of her typical walks"
through a hilly area along S. State
Street to the site of her death. Hawkins
said the rear of the Edwards Brothers "
building is a solid wall, and employees
See GOLD'S, Page5
Senate OKs gas
ration plan; bill
goes to House
WASHINGTON (AP)-The Senate "We do not expect that we will ev
voted 58-39 yesterday to give President need to use this plan, but, as with oL
Carter standby authority to ration military forces, we would be foolhar
gasoline in emergencies, after winning not to be prepared should such a nee
additional last-minute White House ever arise," Carter said.
concessions. "Defeat of this plan would leave th
Included was a promise from the country vulnerable and defensele
president not to use rationing to ease against a supply interruption," he sai
lines at gasoline stations caused by "The government would require s
temporary shortages. to eight months to develop, pass an
Senate approval sent the measure to implement a new plan-time we cou
the House, where action is expected ill afford during an energy crisis."
today. BEFORE THE SENATE approva
AT THE WHITE House, Carter the president also promised to mak
issued a statement applauding the ac-
tion and calling on the House "to place
the national interest above narrower in- See the map on Page 8 for details t
terests, as the Senate has done." how various states would be affect
Escaping the confines of the art school to enjoy yesterday's summer-like weather,
art student Lily Chang gets ready to tap on her sculpture-to-be.
AFTER SEVEN YEARS OF BARGAINING:
U.S., Soviets to sign SALT
WASHINGTON (AP)-Winding up nearly seven years
of hard bargaining, the United States announced agreement
yesterday with the Soviet Union on a treaty to slow the
nuclear arms race.
President Carter said he and Soviet President Leonid
Brezhnev will sign the treaty at a summit meeting as soon as
it can be arranged.
"The American people have no more deeply felt wish than
to enhance our nation's security and to reduce the risk of
nuclear war," Carter said in a speech prepared for delivery
to a Democratic Party congressional campaign fund raising
THERE WAS NO simultaneous announcement from the
Soviet Union. A senior White House official said he expected
the Russian people would be informed through the Soviet
When a decision is reached on the time and place for the
Carter-Brezhnev- summit meeting there probably will be
simultaneous announcements in Washington and Moscow,
said the official, who asked not to be identified.
Secretary of State Cyrus Vance, who negotiated the set-
tlement on key provisions with Soviet Ambassador Anatoly
Dobrynin, made the formal U.S. declaration that--except for
See U.S., Page2
by the plan.
more gasoline available to farmers an
to industries engaged in producin
energy under a compromise reache
moments before the Senate showdown,
These concessions came in additio
to modifications made by the presider
earlier-modifications which th
Senate accepted on a 66-30 vote short)
before approving the overall plan.
By this vote, senators went along wit
the president's decision to change h
plan to guarantee a larger share
rationing coupons to individuals livir
in states where average gasoline coi
sumption is high.
ORIGINALLY, CARTER had want(
to distribute coupons based solely
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