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Saturday, May 13, 1972

ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN

News Phone: 764-0552

EPA denies plea
to delay pollution
controls in cars
By The Associated Press
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) head Wil-
liam Ruckelshaus yesterday turned down requests from
the auto industry for a one-year delay of 1975 anti-pollu-
tion standards.
Under the 1970 Clean Air Act Amendments, automobile
emissions of carbon monoxide and hydrocarbons have to-be
reduced in 1975-model cars by 90 per cent from their 1970
levels.
But the law permitted Ruckelshaus to grant a one-
year extension if he found the deadline could not be met
despite "good faith" efforts by the auto makers.
Peter Kahn, executive director of Citizens for Clean
Air, said, "What this means for urban areas where there
are enormous numbers of fleet vehicles is an enormous
improvement."
Sen. Thomas Eagletan (D-
Mo.) of the Senate pollution
subcammittee, welcomed the
ruling but argued it was a hol-
low victory. He said EPA had vie .inar yties
already given the auta makers
m a j o r concessions "which "
make taday's decision akin tao tprl'im aPry ra e
clasing the garage door after
the car has been stolen."
The ante makers criticized By JIM KENTCH
Ruckelshaus particularly tar. his When Michigan voters cast
insistence that the technalagy their ballots far a candidate in
currently exists to meet the Tuesday's presidential primary,
standards. they will also vote for precinct
General Motors announced delegate candidates seeking
that "net even a singleexri electien te the Demecratic and
tha ' ot vena sgleexperi- Republican caunty cenventiens.
mental car of any manufactur- Ru n tten ops
er has been able to pass the Under the state law passed
1975 certification tests .in ac- t yearbdelegates from the
cordance with EPA procedure." to behselcone
Henr Fod I, Fod'schar- tiens will be selected en the
Henry erd I, Ferd's chair- basis of the percentages received
less the standards were sus- for each of the candidates. A
pendeder relaxed, the raes successful bid for precinct dele-
wend eo oreaxsdspenusion gate is the first step to becom-
o mast U.S. automotive epera- ing a delegate to the national
tions . . . shutting down nearly canventians.
five per cent of the nation's Precinct delegates, will then'
industrial capacity." meet at their party's county con-
The ruling will be appealed. ventions tocheese representa-
eiesto testate conven

For the red, white and blue
A city fireman removes a Vietcong flag outside city hall yesterday. It was hoisted during an anti-war
rally attended by over 250 people. See story, Page 1.
COULD HURT ESCH:
New congressional districts
for state ordered judge

By The Associated Press
U.S. District Judge Damon
Keith, tired of legislative delays,
has ordered a realignment of the
state's congressional districts
under a Democratic plan de-
signed to cut the Republican ad-
vantage from 12-7 to 10-9.
The new apportionment alters
the Ann Arbor area Second Con-
gressional District to make it
easier for a Democrat--most
notably State Rep. Marvin
Stempien of Livonia-to defeat
incumbent Republican Marvin
Esch this fall.
Meanwhile, Republican mem-
bers of the Commission on
Legislative Apportionment have
balked at a State Supreme Court
order to vote for adoption of a
Democratic plan for the state's
110 House and 38 Senate seats.
Chief Justice Thomas Kav-
anaugh had no immediate com-
ment on the commission stale-
mate.
Judge Keith finall settled the
congressional redistricting fight
yesterday after watching the
legislature work without result
for weeks,
It is the State Legislature's
duty to redraw the boundaries

of the state's 19 U.S. House
seats.
However, state elections of-
ficials said they couldn't wait
indefinitely. Boundary lines have
to be set well in advance of the
Aug. 8 primary.
Keith heard arguments in
April on Republican and Demo-
cratic plans and then waited to
see whether the Legislature
would agree to anything.

He finally ordered the Demo-
cratic plan adopted, which was
superior to three Republican
proposals on the basis of popula-
tion equality among districts.
The new Second Congressional
District includes Ann Arbor; all
of Monroe County except for
Carleton Township; the cities
and townships of Northville and
Plymouth; and much of Livonia.

Ladies Day: Lost to t past
By LINDA DREEBEN into law last month, entitles all persons to "full
The familiar Wednesday afternoon institu- and equal protection" with regard to all accom-
tion of "Ladies Day" has died, giving way to modations, restaurants, theaters, and all other
"Bargain Day". All movie-goers can now see places of amusement and recreation. -The bill
local Wednesday matinees, for the bargain price further stipulates that all people have access to
of 75 cents. these facilities at a '-uniform price."
According to the manager of the State Thea- When the legislature. considered a similar
ter, Fred Carl, the State, Michigan, Campus, bill last January State Atty. Gen. Frank Kelley
Wayside and 'U' drive-in theaters made the ruled that, if read literally, the bill would
change after the State Legislature passed a bill eliminate all admission discounts based on
barring discrimination in public accommoda- sex. Athough Kelley has not issued a ruling on
tions. the bill the legislature did approve, a spokes-
Although many entertainment establishments person in the attorney general's office said the
around the state have changed their "Ladies bills are "similar enough so that the first ruling
Day" policies, some, like Tiger Stadium still probably is not negated."
dffer reduced rates to women, children and sen- Tiger Stadium managers, however, seem un-
ior citizens. concerned with the implications of the law for
The bill, which Gov. William Milliken signed See LADIES, Page 8

tions.
S t a t e convention delegates
then convene, in turn, to deter-
mine which representatives will
-attend the national conventions,
both meeting in Miami Beach
this summer.
State Democrats send 132
delegates to their national con-
vention; 48 party delegates at-
tend the Republican natienal
convention.
Precinct delegates on the bal-
lot have their names above
those presidential hopefuls to
whom they are committed. A
delegate may also run uncom-
mitted.
A voter, however, is not bound
by his vote for the presidential
candidate to vote for delegates
committed to that candidate.
Over 4110 Democratic candi-
dates are seeking election to the
Washtenaw county convention.
See STATE, Page 9

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