Friday, August 12, 1972
THE MICHIGAN DAILY
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EDITOR'S NOTE: Bombing in
Vietnam. Deaths in Belfast. The
'72 campaign. These stories may
be the most important n e w s
events. But to prove that all
news is not bad news, we offer
these stories by the Associated
HOUSTON, Tex. - A newspap-
er says it has traced 12 persons
baptized by Sen. George Mc-
Govern 25 years ago and seven
of them intend to vote against
the Democratic presidential can-
The Houston Chronicle said yes-
terday McGovern baptized the
12 while he was a supply pastor
at the Diamond Lake Methodist
church, a country parish in Mun-
delien, Ill., between July 1946
and November 1947.
McGovern was then a student
at Garrett Theological Seminary
and Northwestern University.
Seven of the 12 said they would
vote for President Nixon. Mc-
Govern will get the votes of
three and two are undecided.
MIAMI, Fla. - Physicians de-
scribe Wesley Jones of Clewiston,
Fla., as a medical rarity: his
internal organs are on the wrong
side of his body.
His heart is on the right, his
liver on the left, his gall bladder
on the left, his spleen on t h
right, his stomach on the right,
his colon turned around so that
his appendex is on the left.
Complete reversal - the med-
ical term is situs inversus -
probably occurs no more than
once in every 100,000 births. The
cause is unknown. Situs inversus
isn't fatal, however, and usually
EVERY WATER POLLUTERF
IN THIS COUNTRY HAS
A PRICE ON HIS HEAD!!
BUT THE LAW THAT PROVIDES FOR
REWARD HAS GONE ALMOST UNNOTICED
THE WATER ACT of 1899
made it unlawful "to throw, discharge, or deposit any refuse
matter of any kind or description whatever into any navigable
water of the United States." The only exception is when a
permit to pollute is obtained from the Army Corps of Engi-
!$5 * 000 To 244'0F,
ADAY$ 59 0
The law makes every individual and corporate polluter
subject to a fine of 500 to 2,500 dollars for each day of the
And whoever catches the polluter can get half the fine as
There are over 40,000 industrial polluting plants in this
country operating outside the law.
If you want to know how to catch them write for The
Bounty Hunters' Guide on Water Pollution, The Project on
Clean Water, Natural Resources Defense Council, 36 West 44th
Street, New York, N.Y. 10036.
The best way to fight water pollution is to make your
Prepared by the Stern Concern. Space contributed by The Michigan Daily
doesn't interfer with normal
PARIS, Ky. - The law pounc-
ed on two preoccupied pot pick-
ers when Clyde, their watchdog,
forgot his assignment.
The two men were jailed on
charges of possession of mari-
juana. Sheriff Fred Boling said
he became suspicious of an auto
parked near a field where mari-
juana was known to grow wild.
He spotted two men stuffing
marijuana into 50-poundhplastic
bags and closed in on them.
There wasn't a sound out of
Clyde. The sheriff said the dog
had been stationed in the field
to warn of intruders.
"I guess Clyde must have been
distracted by something," t h e
sheriff speculated as he arrested
And Clyde wound up in the
DETROIT - It takes a former
B29 bomber pilot to navigate De-
troit's expressways at r u s h
Former Air Force flier Rich-
ard McGillis of suburban Romeo,
was named Detroit's Good Driver
after an 8/ mile test-run along
the Chrysler Freeway.
The competition was staged by
the Traffic Safety Association
(TSA) and the Detroit Police
The finalists and eventual win-
ners were chosen from an ori-
ginal group of 160 drivers who
were stopped on Detroit streets
by Detroit police and TSA of-
ficials who noticed they w e r e
McGillis donated his $100 first
prize to charity. "Compared to
jockeying a.B29, driving the ex-
preasways is a cinch," he said.
MIAMI BEACH - First radio
broadcast of a major political
convention was in 1924, and RCA
provided the cameras and the
few viewing sets for the first TV
coverage in 1940.
In 1952, about 34 million peo-
ple watched all three networks
during the first nationally tele-
cast convention coverage. This
year, an expected 118 million will
see both conventions on TV.
FRIDAY & SATURDAY
& OLD LACE
Dir, by Frank Cpra (1944)
Macabre c o m e d y. Two
ladies try a new recipe-
adding a pinch of arsenic.
Appearing as their vic-
tims: CARY GRANT,
RAYMOND MASSEY and
7:00 & 9:05 p.m.-75c
AUG. 18, 19
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