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May 19, 1979 - Image 5

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The Michiqan Daily-Saturdov, May 19. 1979-Page 5
Israel hits Palestinian base in Lebanon
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) - Israel prise, destroying two buildings and Civilian residents of Adloun and In- the bombing.
renewed its war against Palestinian ammunition dumps. An unspecified sariyeh said their towns suffered no Israeli unleashed heavy air, sea and
guerrillas yesterday, attacking what it number of guerrillas were killed, while shelling or damage because the fighting artillery attacks on Palestinian
called a training base on the Lebanese there were no Israeli casualties, the was limited to the base. targets in Lebanon after a terrorist raid
coast 60 hours after a terrorist bomb army said. Guerrilla commanders said more on Nahariya April 22 that"left four
killed two Israelis in the resort town of "The raid was a good, precise ac- than 150 Israeli commandoes stormed Israelis dead.
Tiberas. tion," Israeli .Defense Minister Ezer ashore, firing machine guns, grenades In announcing the latest raid, Israel
Reports from Lebanon said the base Weizman told the newspaper Maariv. and armor-piercing rockets. They said blamed the Saiqa organization for a
was demolished by the attack but that "We are adhering to a continuing policy a Palestinian and a Lebanese were series of attacks this spring. The in-
no one was killed, of striking terrorists at every oppor- wounded in a two-hour battle, and said cidents included two bombings in Paris
Israeli troops stormed ashore near tunity . . . We are trying not to hurt "many" Israelis were killed or woun- on March 20 that wounded more than 20
Adloun, 21 miles north of the Israel- civilians." ded and evacuated by helicopter. Jewish students, the bombings on
Lebanon border, and destroyed a base Guerrilla spokespersons in Lebanon The Israeli spokesperson did not say Israel's embassy in Cyprus on April 15
belonging to the Syrian-backed Saiqa said Israel attacked schools and the the commando operation was in and an attack on a Jewish community
guerrilla organization, the Israeli outskirts of the town of Insariyeh, an retaliation for Tuesday's bombing in building in Vienna on April 22.
military command reported. allegation denied by Israel. Tiberas that killed two teen-aged boys Israel's last announced incursion into
THE ARMY spokesperson gave few 'THE TARGETS were military," the and wounded 32 other persons. But Lebanon was May 9, when 400 troops
details of the pre-dawn operation, but Israeli spokeserson said. "There were military action against Lebanese-bases crossed the border to chase a squad of
said the Israelis took the camp by sur- no civilians." Palestinians had been expected after Arab guerrillas.
'U' officials to revamp
new 'U' hospital plans
(Contnue'd fom Page i )a
( otne rmPg ) . *claim the hospital has an educational "
you know. We've got to focus on it. I -mthhopalasnedcinl
yukw.W'egttfcs nt.I mission in addition to its function as au
don't know if the University is trying to mo n itiostits functin a
I R d community hospital or even a
get two buildings in one, Rich said- specialized care hospital.
Edward James, chief of the hospital DR. JAMES TAREN, head of the
planning divison of the state health committee which assesses the amount
department, said state officials and of educational space needed in the new
University planners had come to "some hospital, said he views the hospital as a
understanding" on the number of beds, much larger resource for the state than
the amount of educational space, and even a specialized care hospital. "I see
the amount of square footage in the it as a resource far beyond that. We are
proposed hospital. not only taking care of patients, but we
University officials stress the need are training professional for the
for classroom and conference rooms, future," Taren said.

The Week In Review

t'(tjnnuet urom Pae 4e
officials -and found the department's
Assistant Director Charles Harris
"very intimidating," the women were
directed to meet with the same officials
It is most unfortunate that these
women exhausted every available
channel to remedy the situation, and
then the University's highest body tur-
ned a deaf ear to their cries of
discrimination. The spirit of affir-
mative action has clearly not reached
the boardroom, even though laws man-

date compliance.
It appears that these women will now
be forced to pursue avenues outside the
university to receive fair treatment if
athletic department officials do not
listen. The logical and fair response to
Title IX should be a conscientious at-
titude toward sexism and racism.
Failure to adopt this frame of mind
may invoke other units of government
to respond with more restrictions. The
Regents may then wish they had acted
on these polite requests for parity.

Divestment domino
f'urte fo m Page 4
the Regents must insist that at least those standards are upheld.
Information on South African policies of Black and Decker, and
G.D. Searle, a pharmeceutical firm, has not indicated fulfillment
of those principles. The Regents must also scrutinize reports on
such policies to ensure responsible decisions. They must not
swallow vague rhetoric, but instead question firms' commitments
to non-discrimination.
University Counsel Roderick Danne yesterday outlined alter-
natives to divestment to the Regents. But Mr. Daane's
suggestions are not acceptable because they do not extricate the'
University from firms supporting apartheid in South Africa. They
are nonetheless in the spirit of the type of close examination the
Regents should follow.
The Regents yesterday made an important move toward en-
ding the University's ties to companies which sustain the
deplorable apartheid system in South Africa. Advocates of South
African divestment have been criticized for not supporting
divestment from companies doing business in other countries
where discrimination, overt or covert, exists.
South Africa is just the first nation to be tackled by divest-
ment supporters. Divestment from Black and Decker is just the
first stage in the University's absolution of investments in firms
contributing to the oppression of the black majority in the
Republic of South Africa.

AP Photo
BILLY CARTER, the president's brother, leaves the federal courthouse in
Atlanta yesterday, where he testified before a grand jury. The grand jury asked
Carter about his family's peanut warehouse in Plains, Ga.
Billy Carter testifies in
peautfirm investigation
ATLANTA (AP) - Billy Carter, Asked if he thought he would be indic-
looking jovial and relaxed, testified for ted, Carter said, "If I'm indicted it will
almost six hours yesterday before a be the greatest injustice done to one
federal grand jury investigating the poor human being in the history of the
financial dealings of his family's world."
peanut warehouse. Carter's attorney, state Sen. Pierre
He emerged calling the grand juros Howard of Decatur, Ga., said Friday he
"real friendly" and "a bunch of real stood by his statement Thursday that
nice folks." he had been told Carter was "not expec-
Carter said the jury's questions ted to become a defendant as a result of
covered loans to the Plains, Ga., the ongoing investigation."
warehouse by the National Bank of BUT ASKED whether that meant
Georgia when it was headed by Bert Carter would never be indicted,
Lance, President Carter's former Howard responded, "That remains to
budget director. be seen."
"BASICALLY WE got into the struc- Attorney Paul Curran was appointed
ture of the loan with NBG, how it came in March by Attorney General Griffin
about," the president's brother said. Bell to investigate allegations of finan-
He said he was asked if he diverted cial misconduct involving the
any money from the warehouse to his warehouse, which was managed by
brother's 1976 campaign and said he Billy Carter until 1977.
answered, "Hell, no."
Carter said he also was questioned
about Jimmy Hayes, a former bonded
warehouseman at the Carter business D'r. De faI h
who was quoted in March as saying he i'-- l, YfW u~
helped Billy Carter falsify records to ever oda
conceal peanut collateral. Hayese yM y
testified before the jury earlier this 11:30 am to 12:30 am
CARTER SAID he had been sum-
moned to return for more testimony WNIA FREE GAME
June 13. "Iy was pretty much
background today," he said. "I gues we at the U N ION
may get into the nitty-gritty part when I
come back,"

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