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Page 12-Tuesday, May 22, 1979-The Michigan Daily
San Francisco jury
convicts White


(continued from Page l1
AFTER A year on the board, White
resigned, saying he could not support
his wife and infant son on a supervisor's
salary. But less than two weeks later,
with assurances of financial aid from
his 16 brothers and sisters, White asked
Moscone to reappoint him.
Moscone initially announced he
would reappoint White, but later
chnged his mind and was about to name
another man as White's successor the
morning of theshootings.
White did not testify at his trial but
the prosecution played a tape of his 25-
minute confession. He said on the tape
his mind was "in a fog" and that he had
shot Moscone when the mayor asked
about his family.

HE SAID he ran across to City Hall,
wanting to see Milk and ask him why
the supervisor was opposing his reap-
pointment. Milk was shot about a
minute later.
White said he called his wife and met
with her briefly at St. Mary's
Cathedral. He surrendered to police
within an hour after the killings,
bringing along the gun used in the
White was the only member of the
board to vote against a measure in-
troduced by Milk to prohibit
discrimination against homosexuals in
housing and employment.
The night both men were elected to
the board, Milk said he was pleased
with the political makeup of the panel.

Rezoningaction delayed
Continued from Page>3) ministrator is required to submit all
Ward) replied that he knew nothing contracts of more than $5,000 to council
about such assurances. for approval.
CITY COUNCIL was asked to ap- "If we had a contract in writing,
prove the expenditure of $28,000 for the (submitted to council) we should easily
testing of sludge in order that the have seen that this was more than five
sludge could be hauled from the waste grand," commented council member
treatment plant and dumped on far- David Fisher (R-Fifth Ward).
mland as fertilizer. Council tabled action on the
Council member Earl Greene (D- resolution until Thursday night.
Second Ward) questioned whether
Murray, who was not at the meeting, It is estimated that a race-horse loses
had not violated city charter by submit- between 10 and 15 pounds in a race,
ting a $28,000 bill for sludge testing. By depending on the temperature.
city charter, Greene said, the city ad-

Anti-draft group plans
rally for next week
By ADRIENNE LYONS urged members to organize the
BcountyArIENNlYnCongresstional District, wh
A county group last night planned represented by Pursell.
strategy for a protest next week against "We need to do some wo
a bill in the U.S. House of Represen- Congressman Pursell," said Sim
tatives which would reinstate suggested that CARD members
registration for the draft. Pursell, expressing their viewpo
Close to 25 members of the the issue. Simon said he hoped
Washtenaw County Committee Against able to have an interview wi
Registration and the Draft (CARD) congressman if Pursell is in tow
discussed tentative plans for a May 31 the Memorial Day weekend.
rally which would begin at Community CARD IS opposed to the
High School on N. Divison Ave. and because its members say they
would end up at the Federal Building peacetime registration is the fir
downton. towarda peacetime draft, and th
CARD MEMBER Edith Hefley, who is a step toward war. "Congr
is also a member of the Women's Inter- preparing for war and we shoulde
national League for Peace and them," one member said. Memb
Freedom, said CARD includes people CARD also disagree with the
from groups such as the American Civil which prompted the amendment
Liberties Union and the Friends Com- mation, namely that the current s
mittee on National Legislation, as well of voluntary service does not a
as some not affilated with other groups. personswith higher education.
Amendments to the Defense Depar- Other strategic points discuss
tment Authorizing Bill now before the the group include setting up liter
U.S. House would require persons who tables at Kerrytown Market an
turn 18 after January 1, 1980 to register Diag, organizing high school and F
for the draft. According to Michael ts' groups, and bringing the iss
Pennanen, an intern at the Wesley people who normally are not
Foundation, questions remain over politcally. A student of Pioneer
whether the registration ruling would School, one of four high school stu
apply to women or to persons such as present at the meeting, noted how
college students, most of whom already that many students at Pioneer are
are over 18. daze" and unaware of the
CARD members say they feel the im-
portant targets of their actions should PATERNO AWARDS
include high school students, who will UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.
be affected by the bill immediately, Coach Joe Paterno of the Penn
should it pass. football team was disappointed
CARD MEMBERS also said they dream of a national title last yea
want to focus their attention on U.S. the Nittany Lions lost to Alabama
Rep. Carl Pursell (R-Michigan). ACLU in the Sugar Bowl.
member Howard Simon said, "Pursell But Paterno won a lot of other
sees this as an issue where constituents ds. He was named Coach of the Y
are ideologically split." Simon said the American Coaches Associatio
there is a "swing vote" in the Ann Ar- by the Football Writers Associ
bor area, that is the vote could go either Paterno wasbalso voted the Jose
way. He noted that while the Ann Ar- Sheehan Award by the New York
bor-Ypsilanti area probably is iden- ball Writes and Coach of the Y
tified as being opposed to the bill, but NCAA Division 1-A by ABC-T
more suburban areas, such as Livonia Chevrolet. Finally, Joe was
and Monroe, are not identified that Coch of the er by the Washi
way. Simon urged members to organize Touchdown Club.
Livonia and identified that way. Simon

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Milliken orders study of
steep beer price increase

LANSING (UPI)-Gov. William
Milliken yesterday ordered a group of
top consumer protection advisors to in-
vestigate the steep beer price in-
creases that followed implementation
of Michigan's throwaway bottle ban.
Milliken also forwarded to the
cabinet-level group a list of current
liquor rules that could affect beer
prices if modified.
Earlier, Milliken had called for a
full-scale review of the beer prices.
"THERE HAVE been some problems
associated with our new law-as with
any dramatic innovation," Milliken
said. "One of the biggest of those
problems has been price increases in
the area of malt beverages."
Conducting the investigation will be
Milliken's Consumer Protection and
Regulatory Cabinet, made up of
representatives of the departments of
Licensing and Regulation, Labor,
Commerce, Management and Budget,
the attorney general's office and the
Michigan Consumers Council.
A joint legislative committee also is
looking into beer pries and is con-

sidering a full fledged audit of the price
hikes and whether they were justified
by the so-called bottle bill.
MILLIKEN SAID easing some of
Michian's currently stringent
regulations on beer advertising and
price posting may help lower prices by
fostering competition.
The state Liquor Control Com-
mission, at Milliken's request, singled
out current rules which could have an
effect on prices, including one which
prohibits bars, party stores and liquor
stores from advertising the price of any
alcoholic beverage.
Another regulation pointed out in the
review is a law which assigns exclusive
sales territories to distributors,
meaning no more than one distributor
may serve a given area.
"I will be standing by awaiting
recommendations by my Consumer
Protection and Regulatory Cabinet,"
Milliken said. "It is hoped that changes
in this area will ease the burden placed
on both consumers and retailers by
spiraling prices," Milliken said.

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