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Friday, August 17, 1973


Page Three.

'U' ends delay in film scheduling
By DAVID STOLL Richard Kennedy, secretary to the Uni- cers will apply to all student organizations, one SOB member on the University's orig-
The University apparently averted a versity, indicated that the detrimental ef- SGC, through its six-member appointed inal decision to delay scheduling and later
major confrontation with s t u d e n t film fects of film cancellations on academic S0B will administer the new rules but the attempts by University officials to explain
groups yesterday when it agreed after a courses was a key factor in the decision. University's executive officers wilt decide the action.
three-month delay to confirm scheduling "We don't want anyone to get hurt," he what form they take. The executive offi- The dispute between the University and
of campus facilities for fall film showings. explained. cers did agree, however, to consider a the film groups stems from a vaguely-
The confirmation decision came after a The University's refusal to confirm fall proposal drawn up by SGC and the SOB. worded memo sent by Kennedy to appro-
stormy Tuesday afternoon meeting of the film scheduling was apparently part of an That proposal was readied yesterday at priate officials last May advising them to
Student Organizations Board (SOB), high- effort to push for new Student Government another meeting between the film groups postpone all further scheduling of facilities
lighted by complaints from both film Council (SGC) regulations to deal with and the SOB. Among other things, the for film groups pending the establishment
groups and angry faculty members who the f i n a n c e s and University-approved SOB proposal calls for the filing of sum- of guidelines to govern the use of Univer-
insisted that p o s s i b I e cancellations of status of all student organizations. mary financial reports every semester by sity facilities by "legitimate" s t u d e n t
course-related films could jeopardize some ALTHOUGH THE decision to zero in on all s t u d e n t organizations who take in organizations.
classes in the fall semester. the film groups was triggered by well- money from non-members. The SOB docu- The memo cited thee "proliferation" of
publicized irregularities in the finances of ment also blasted the University for its of student organizations, the "increasing
THE FILM GROUPS said the scheduling some film groups, new regulations being "harrassment" of the film societies. demands" on University facilities, and the
delay had endangered their existence. sought by the University's executive offi- "IT MAKES ME nauseous," commented See 'U', Page 10
Libyan gunman hijacks jet;
forces landing at Tel Aviv

Farmworker killed
A picketer for the United Farm rkers
(Ut'W) died Wednesday night of head
wrunds received in a fight with police
Tuesday in Btaikeiri, lit. Police offs-
.ials iwid not acirnent on the death of
Nagi itaifuttth; a dative of Keene, Ctlif.
The UWs strges tirTz -
Yorkers aind btyott tripe and le
grower-. ot the West faftr have beet
puncetiated hy tialenat oppasit an, hbtt ii-
fulub' wa th istdeitti tn tthe histary
3f UF pikelines.
Eat a horse
It you can't afford beel a( ioa ad
cn't stomach Wolverine, a suge
yesterday in The Daily, try a little horse-
meat. 10 tons of the stuff went on sale
in Detroit yesterday att Gratiot C'entral
Market. Horse hamburger, says market
owner Joe Wiggly, will sell at 69 cents a
pound. And if stallion stew doesn't tickle
your fancy, you can look forward to some
mighty large rib steaks if the beef short-
age continues.
The naked truth
A court in Haifa, Israel, sentenced a
39-year old German tourist to seven days
in jail yesterday for strolling inosten-
tatiously down the city's main street-in
the nude. When asked to explain his lack
of clothing, the man confessed: "I was
hot," he said.
Happenings.. .
. . . are honored by the immortal
presence of Mr. Humphrey Bogart, ap-
pearing in the equally immortal Casa.
blanca, at Angell Aud. A, 7:30 and 9:30
Other films: Brian's Song, 7 p.m. at Aud.
3 MLB, And Then There Were None at
Arch. Aud., 8 and 10 p.m., and Genesis V
at Nat. Sci., 7, 8:30 and 10 p.m. Stage
fans can see U Players do Roar of the
Greasepaint at Power Center, 8 pm., or
witness the music school's production of
Cimarosa's opera, The Secret Marriage,
8 p.m. at Lydia Mendelssohn. Play it,
A2's weather
Needless to say, it could rain. But more
likely, it'll just be hot again with highs
around 80, and more pleasant upper SO's
temps tonight,

TEL AVIV, Israel (,P)- - A slightly tipsy
Libyan gunman hijacked a Lebanese jet-
liner to Israel yesterday "to show that not
all Arabs want to throw the Jews into the
The Boeing 707 of Middle East Airlines
was released nearly seven hours later
and flew safety to Beirut with 125 crew
and passengers aboard.
POLICE WHO arrested the skyjacker,
identified as Mahmoutd 'titmi, 37, quoted
him as saying he did it in the interests of
Arab-Israeli brotherhood.
"Some Arabs believe Israel must have
a country, but Cairo prevents the Arabs
by force from showiig this," Toumi said
Atmsn the ass ene'rs ibard the pIlne
hijtCked fafter tikeIf Ir Biti enghaci,
libr, iis the Libyt ) i" bssaditr to tila,
a ettisintit itt ftmer Kviig ldiss.
It was the tis Midesst hij sking in
less !hat t minthI a the first titte int
more than 25 yerseofA iding
that an Arb airliner hd tknt tiffrm
TIE IJt C lNtG itt1 less that 24
hours ater tt orritsConned
ceistrei Israel fort hitely epturing a
Iebatese airliner 1st -ray i tt ilUn-
- tcessfil hunt for Aralb gierrilts:,
Toui gave u pii esiltO secity mitten
wtho stormed into the line after Is-
raeli air otrce Phttom jets escorted it
to Lod airport.
Capt. Adel K-ws, the I ebanese pilot,
soid the hijacker wts crazy.
HE JUST came into m y cockpiit as we
were near Cyprus, holding two guns and
saying he wanted to go to Israel, and if
you don't go I will kill you and your pas-
sengers," said Kawas. "I wouldn't en-
danger the safety of 116 passengers."
Said Toumi at an airport news confer-
ence: "I told the pilot I had explosives,
but actually I had none. The passengers
could have caught me, but they didn't try.
"I conquered the airplane to come here"
Toumi continued, switching from English
to Arabic. "Since I was a boy I was in-
fluenced by the persecution and hard life
See LIBYAN, Page 10

Postage due?
The canine just finished grabbing some shut-eye in a handy-dandy roadside bed-
room usually reserved for the U.S. Postal Service. He reportedly ate the previous
occupants-two bills.

Cil truckers keep striking
SANTIAGO, Chile 15)-Chile's striking "to the ultimate consequences." 32 private bus lines in the capital joined
truckers gathered around their trucks in "We will defend ourselves and our ve- the strike on Wednesday. Business and
rural fields yesterday and vowed to de- hicles even if we have to die," they said. professional groups also were ready .to
fend them from confiscation "even if we "We will be with pur wives and children join the strike if the truckers got harsh
have to die." Their wives and children where our trucks are parked to defend treatment.
were at their sides, what belongs to us." THE STRIKERS rejected the back-t-
The strikers gave no indication they SPECIFICALLY SELECTED bands of work order, saying the Allende regime
would honor. yesterday's deadline set by tough truckers are known to have caches must first live up to the promises made
Marxist President Salvador Allende's gov- of dynamite and weapons ready to try to after last -October's crippling nationwide
ernment for the 40,000 truckers to go back prevent a takeover of the vehicles. strike: set higher rates, provide new ve-
to work. "We will burn them if we have to," hicles and more spare parts.
ALLENDE NAMED military officers in warned one striker at El Monte, a rural Juan Jara, president of the confedera-
each of Chile's 25. provinces to supervise farm town 30 miles southwest of Santiago. tion of owners of trucks, taxis and buses.,
government efforts to end the strike. They The strikers have 1,600 trucks parked in a charged that the government has been
had the authority to use armed troops to field at El Monte. directing trucks from its state plant to a
seize the idle vehicles. The truckers walked off their jobs Jul- parallel transport organization it has es-
The truckers stance, taken in a pre- 26. Owners of buses and taxis outside tablished to put the- private truckers out sf
pared statement, warned they would fight Santiago followed in sympathy and 27 of business.

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