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Page Three

Satuday Jue 1,197 TH MICIGA DALY Pge hre-

Syrian-Israeli accord ends
fighting on Golan Heights
GENEVA P-Syria and Israel signea
a truce accord yesterday and silenced
their gun. on the Gio n leights
IRPDemsThe signing ceremony in the marbie
council chamber of the Palace of No-
g e tions, Geneva head qzrters of the United
Nations, was delayed by the refusal of
the Syrian represeutatives to sig'n ontit
reporters were cleared fro the hall
The Syrians apparently wanted to -pare
iuendnents the feeling: of Palestinians critical of the
- - agreement.


The Democratic and Human Rights
Parties have both moved to initiate
separate City C h a r t e r amendments
which if passed would significantly
change the operation of local elections.
City Democrats hope to solve "the
problem of non-majority election of
mayor and council members" with "a
system of run-off elections."
The IIRP proposal limits itself to the
election of mayor and calls for "prefer-
ential voting" in an attempt to allow
candidates "to run on real issues, not
phony ones like splitting the vote"
THE DEMOCRATIC proposal if passed
would result in a system of rtin-off elec-
tions if no candidate receives a ma-
Jority in the regular city election.
The two candidates receiving the high-
est number of votes in any ward or the
mayoral race would be the only con-
tenders in the ran-off elections, accord-
ing r Hthe femocratic proposal.
Under the HRP proposal, each voter
would express a first and second choice
among the candidates. In the event no
candidate receives a clear majority of
first choice votes cast, the candidate
getting the fewest would be dropped
from consideration.
THEN THE VOTERS who expressed a
first preference for that candidate would
See PARTIES, Page 10

ARTILILERY DUEL.S on the barren
Golan hleights dragged on for half an
hour after the signing and then ended on
the 81st day of fighting since the break-
vdown of the cease-fire after the October
Israeli settlers climbed cautiously fron
their bomb shelters, and one said, "If we
had some wine, we could drink Lehaim,"
the traditional Jewish toast to life. A
Syriani a town not far frot the truce
line said, "Praise be to Allah. We pray
the cease-fire will hold and that we will
henceforth be able to live in peace with-
otthe dailyshsielling and destrticlion of
our hsotmes and fields over the pist three
The disengagement Iact was ham-
mered out it 13 shuttle visits between
D~amascus and Tel Aviv in the past
month by Secretary of State henry Kis-
singer. But Sen. John 'lower (I-lex
said tte secretary told hinaid other
congressiontal leaders ini Washington that
thirees-ihtacles stilt staisdin the wvay of
iiddle East peace.
tIE LISTED them as "rectification of
frontiers, Palestinian refugees and the
question of Jerusalem."
Meanwhile, a Syrian-Israeli kilitary
Working Group constituted immediately
after the Geneva signing agreed to hold
its first working session today to work
out disengagement details.
And a G;eneva spokesperson for the
Interisatiotal(ommittee of the Red
Cross coisfirmoed that Swiss aitcraft were
set In takue(ff siniultaiseously trotrnlDa
mascus and Tel Aviv in an opening ex-
change of some 40 wounded prisoners.
TlE ACCORD, sigied in the same
chamber as last January's agreement
between Egypt and Israel on disengage-
ment on the Sinai front, called for-
-An immediate cease-fire;
--An exchange of some 40 wounded
prisoners within 24 hours of signing;
-Repatriation of about 440 remaining
prisoners on both sides after completion
within five days of the Military Working
Group's task of pinpointing map details
and a timetable for disengagement;
-Complete disengagement within 25
clays at the latest; and
-Mutual acceptance that the accord
See PEACE, Page 1

sEn nIi Ou WA SHINGTON f rom the iddle East yesterday, secretary
of State Henry Kissinger gets a hug from Mrs. Winston Lord, wife of one of
his aides. On the right is Kissinger's wife Nancy who accompanied him during
the recent trip to Israel and the Arab countries.


Competition in primar
does n 111ot worry Bullard
By GORDON ATCHESON Party and consequently "I don't think ard areas which are not easily ch
State Rep. Perry Bullard (D-Ann Ar- she is too viable." such as laws governing inarijuan
bor) claimed yesterday that his opponent BOTH BULLARD and Taylor are con- other victimless crimes, and secr
in the= August Democratic primary lacks sidered to be radicals even among the government.
the support to unseat him and that th: relatively liberal Ann Arbor Democratic
contest will probably not be fought Party, thus they will be after the same HE POINTED out that if r -elec
around legislative issues. voters in the primary election. would probably be in line for a ci
He added that he is perfectly willing In addition, neither is -articularly pa- tee chairmanship, giving him "
to run on his record - a record attacked pular among the moderate Democrats, ter bargaining position from wh
by Washtenaw County Commissioner although some observers feel Taylor may develop support."
Elizabeth Taylor, who will face Bullard get more support from this circle. Whoever wins the Democratic pr
in the August 6 election, as one of "in- Bullard stressed yesterday that he has will probably also win the Nov
effectiveness," directed his efforts as a legisiator tow- general election, Bullard .aid.

a use,
ecy in
ted he
a bet.
ich to

FIRST ELECTED to the State House
in 1972, Bullard has often been caught
in the public eye with non-legislative ac-
tivities such as his support of a Uni-
versity student group which showed the
pornographic movie Deep Throat on
Some Democrats, including Taylor,
claim this type of activity has hurt Bul-
lard's ability as a representative and
eroded his support among voters.
The 31-year-old attorney yesterday said
he has not been particularly hurt by
moves like lending his name to the
screening of the movie or publicly smok-
ing marijuana - which he has done on
at least one occasion.
"SOME OF the less coherent femin-
ists were outraged by the movie (Deep
Throat)," Bullard said. "But their posi-
tion was based on ignorance - D e e p
Throat actually is one of the least sexist
porno films around."
Bullard defended the showing of Deep
Throat on the civil libertarian grounds
that "anyone has the right to view what-
ever he or she desires."
He also said yesterday that he per-
ceives Taylor's support coming from a
small faction" within the Democratic

to support
Members of the National Organization
of Women (NOW) yesterday picketed a
local bank to show their support for a
bill currently in the state legislature that
would help end allegedly discriminatory
lending practices. -
The NOW members, including County
Commissioner Kathleen Fotjik (D-Ann
Arbor), marched at the National Bank
and Trust Co. yesterdaybut have direct-
ed their efforts at all banks which belong
to the Michigan Bankers Association
THE MBA has strongly opposed a sec-
tion of the bill providing criminal penal-
ties of up to 91 days in jail and a $501)
fine for anyone convicted of discrimina-
tion in giving credit or loans on the
basis of race, religion, national origin,
marital status, sex and blindness.

group picketsdcity bank
equality in lending bill

NOW contends that without the crim-
inal penalty the bill if approved would be
weak and ineffective. Local chapter Pre-
sident Vivian Shaner accused state Sen-
ator Gilbert Bursley (R-Ann Arbor) of
"attempting to- compromise the credit
bill under pressure from the MEA."
Bursley is the vice-chairman of the
senate Committee on Corporations and
Economic Development which is present-
ly considering the proposed legislation.
NOW ALSO claims Bursley is "foot
dragging" in getting the bill out of com-
mittee, while paying lip service to the
Douglas Smith, a spokesman for
Bursley, said yesterday that the senator
is doing everything he can to see that
the bill is approved- in "good form."
Smith added that Bursley opposes the
criminal penalty now in the bill, but

would substitute a civil penalty. Bursley
feels that in its present form the bill
would be defeated by the senate, accord-
ing to Smith.
NOW HAS been a strong advocate of
the bill and the criminal penalty section
because the group believes women have
consistently been discriminated against
in attempts to get loans and credit from
most banks.
For instance, NOW charges that often
women must sign statements declaring
they will not become pregnant before se-
curing loans or other forms of credit
from banks.
Fotjik added that when a couple ap-
plies for a loan, the woman's income is
not as readily considered as collateral
as the man's earnings,
See WOMEN'S, Page 10

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