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Saturday, May 7, 1977
N.H. Guard
contends no
women held
CNCOtl, N.H. (Ai - Health
officials and the National Guard
issued conflicting statements
yesterday on reports that 50
pregnant women were among
hundreds of jailed anti-nuclear
power demonstrators in danger
of exposure to German measles.
Police arrested 1,414 demon-
strators on trespass charges af-
ter a 24-hour sit-in at the Sea-
brook nuclear plant site last
weekend. Some protesters post-
ed cash bail and were released,
but more than 1,300 demanded
personal recognizance hail and
chose confinement when that
demand was refused.
THEY ARE being held in four
National Guard armories.
Yesterdav, State Health and
Welfore Commissioner Robert
Wh.te said 50 demonstrators
at the Manchester armory are
nreannot and should be released
becansn annther demonstrator
thre has German measles,
wit-h on severely damage the
fetns if contracted by a preg-
nant woman.
"Approxim-telv 50 pregnant
women have been identified in
Manchester," Whalen said, quot-
ing from a 'debriefing report"
snoonlied hv the National Guard.
But Mit. Fred Rlnse, snoktes-
man for the National Guard,
sold later that none of the Man-
chester armory prisoners was
pregnant. And he said there had
been no confirmed diagnosis of
German measles.
"WE JUST received word
from our medical people in Man-
chester that there were no preg-
nancies and one of the detainee
nna s-bhmitted to a precau-
tionary prerunancv test and the
test was nenative" he said.
After Klsse issued his state-
ment. Whiten said the initial re-
tirt of German measles and
pregnancies came from a regis-
tered nurse among the demon-
strators. He said the report was
accurate and that any pregnant
demonstrator should be imme-
diately released on personal
Meanwhile, the state Supreme
Court rejected a petition Friday
asking that all confined pro-
testers be released on personal
recognizance. A lower court ,re-
fused the request earlier in the


Fags -1hree


A SURE sign of summer in Ann Arbor is magnolias. That, after all, is what "Arbor" is all about, and the character of the city
changes in the summertime in a way only summer residents ap preciate.
What are we all doing here?

Although the majority of the University's
30,000 students have packed up their pop-
corn poppers and 'Farrah' posters and
evacuated the campus, a small percentage
of the student population will be spending
the summer in Ann Arbor for a wide vari-
ety of reasons.
"This is a pretty good place to be in the
sumner," stated Carl Brodie as he soaked
up yesterday's s'in on the Diag, organic
chemistry book close at hand. -
"tF I WAS somewhere else I'd be
workiing," ie explained. "This may sound
crazy, but I love paying to work and not
being paid to work."
Barb Weston is staying so she can take
calculus without any other classes to wor-
ry about. "Calculus isn't r ything," she
If it weren't for callulus, Weston admits
she would rather not be in Ann Arbor this
summer, "I was here last sunmer and
not much goes on."
SPENDING THE simmer in Ann Arbor
is nothing new to Ric Lee. An Ann Arborite
all his life, Lee said that he is taking class-

es this summer so he can fill his gradua-
tion requirements, "as soon as possible."
The engineering student seems to find
classes more enjoyable in the summer,
"There's less people around and you have
better teacher/pupil relationships," he said.
However, Lee offered still another reason
for taking summer classes. "I can't find a
iob and it'll keep me off- the streets."
"I'M STAYING to get away from my
parents," explained Lynn Sipher who grad-
iiated last week.
Sipher also said that she's staying in
town because, "I like the city a lot. There's
a lot of things to do. The parks are nice
and I just like being able to browse
around the campus."
David Lichterman's major reason for re-
maining in Ann Arbor this summer is that
he needs one more class to graduate. How-
ever, he added, "I hear Ann Arbor's dif-
ferent'in the summer. It seems a lot more
relaxed, and physically, the town's a lot
more beautiful."
"ANN ARBOR'S great in the summer,"
said Doug Clement who has spent the last
three summers here and will have enough

credits to graduate after spring term.
"Everything slows down," he continued.
"You ca really enjoy the town. You're not
in such a frenzy all the time."
JUST AFTER buying his spring term
hooks, Bill Meltzer stated, "I haven't fig-
tired out why I'm here."
However, he did say, "It has something
to do with otherwise being unemployed-
to keep the unemployment statistics down."
Claudia Petlichkoff, who will finish her
studies next fall, believes her summer's
stay working in Ann Arbor will be, "One
more step in becoming more independent
from my family."
Even though she said Ann Arbor is, fine
for the summer and school year, Petlich-
koff added, "I don't want to make it a
permanent residence."
"There's a large university down the
street, a Big Ten school, that I'll be at-
tending," said Doug Nelso, explaining his
major reason for staying in Ann Arbor this
summer. Nelson added however, that he
would much rather spend his summer,
"clipping dividends on Wall Street and cal-
culating my wealth."

Happenings ...
...for today, tomorrow and Monday begin today
at 9 a.m. with the White Water Slalom Delhi Rapids
canoe race sponsored by the Paddle Club ... more
stuff for you canoe buffs at noon, when the City will
hold a canoe auction at Argo Park Canoe Livery .. .
at 9 p.m. there will be a fund-raising dance party
at Canterbury House to raise money for the pro-
Gay, anti-Anita Bryant campaign in Florida . ,.-
and at 9:30, at the University Club, the Roots Trio
will perform its own brand of jazz--no cover - -
Sunday looks slim unless you haven't yet had your
fill of canoes. At 9 a.m., the Paddle Club announces
yet another canoe race out at Delhi Park . . . on
Monday it's lecture time. Alan Paton, author of Cry,
the Beloved Country, is the guest at a coffee hour,
10 a.m. in the Hopwood Room, 1006 Angell . . .
George E. Palade of the Yale School of Medicine, a
Nobel Prize winner, speaks on "Membrane Bio-

genesis" in MIB Aud. 3 at 4:00. Have a good week-
Shake, rattle and coal
The Bureau of Mines is looking for contractors to
research ways to make the transport cars used to
haul coal out of mines vibrate. The bureau says that
shaking the cars would cause the coal to settle,
increasing the capacity of the car and improving
mining efficiency. Proposals must cover design, con-
struction, and testing of the method. If you are in-
terested write Brian Duzik, Bureau of Mines, 4800
Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, Pa., 15213. If you are not
interested, then you are the same boat we are, and
all you can do is laugh.
The perils of Ca audine
Remember Clatidine Longet, the singer who shot
aind killed her lover, skier Vladimir "Spider" Sabich,

and then got sent up the river for a tortuous sen-,
tence of 30 days, which she could serve any time
she chose? Well, she's back in the news again. It
seems she felt that since she was suffering such a
stiff sentence, she ought to be released early if she
were 4 model prisoner. In fact, she went so far as
to ask that she be let out 10 days early on good be-
havior. But mean old Judge James "The Hanging
Judge" Carter denied her motion, thus dooming
poor, sweet Claudine to another 10 days of living hell
in her Colorado jail cell .Come on Judge Carter,
have a heart. All she did was kill a guy. And be-
sides, it's Mother's Day!
On the outside
Today will be partly cloudy with a good chance of
showers in the morning and a high of only 67 and an
overnight low near 50. Tomorrow will also be partly
cloudy and a bit cooler, with a high of 60.

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