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The Michigan Daily

Vol. LXXXVII, No. 49-S

Ann Arbor, Michigan-Friday, July 22, 1977

Ten Cents

Twelve Pages

Egypt, Libya near war

( AIRO, Egypt ('P) - Libyan
forces invaded western Egypt
with tanks and planes yester-
day but were repelled in a ma-
jor desert battle near the bor-
der village of Salum, Egypt re-
ported. Libya called the report
a "lie" and said Egypt was
tht. invader.
The Egyptian force was able
to destroy 40 tanks and 30 Lib-
ya army trucks, to take 12
muitary prisoners from the 9th
Libyan armored division as
welt as 30 saboteurs," Cairo ra-
dio said.
IT SAID the Egyptian air
force shot down two Libyan
planes. Egypt said no Egyp-
tian soldiers were killed, but
several were wounded and one
truck was lost.
Libya claimed Egyptian
forces had crossed into its ter-
ritory and Egyptian planes had
bombed a village.

An Egyptian military spokes-
man said, "There has been
fighting but we have not de-
clared war."
THE BATTLE followed a
series of incidents along the
border between the two North
African Arab nations, which
the Egyptian government de-
clared a restricted military sec-
Salum is on the Mediterran-
ean coast some 350 miles west
of Cairo and about a mile from
the Libyyan border. Libya ac-
cused Egypt of moving troops
across the border near the Lib-
yan town of Musaid, about five
miles west of Salum. Libya
said its forces "are continuing
to expel the aggressors from
I-lBYA, IN a broadcast from
Tripoli, said Egyptian forces
See EGYPT, Page 7

ThESE MODERN dancers seemingly float across the grass as they interpret the music of the
Baird Carillon in front of the MLB.' See story, page 3.
FerenCy: Exception to te rUle
By GREGG KRUPA excursion from the party ranks, efforts to encourage private en-
terprise to relieve society of
Most politicians would look OF HIS CAMPAIGN, Feren- the burden of unemployment,
out of place, sitting among the cy said, "We are running a have largely failed. "Private
booths at the Ann Arbor Street non-traditional campaign, with enterprise is more concerned
Art Fair, with Steve Miller's a lot of non-traditional answers with profits then with the pub-
"Living In the U.S.A." blaring to imposing questions. There is li interest," said Ferency.
over the radio. But Zolton Fer- no sense putting a band-aid on We have to create a public
ency is an exception to that an injury that requires major enterprise."
rule, just as he is the exception surgery." "People have been talking
to so many others. Ferency said he believes that See FERENCY, Page 10
The Michigan State Univer-
sity criminal justice professor
is making his fourth attempt
for Michigan's governorship.
In 1966, Ferency, then a Demo-
cratic party regular, lost theI
governor's race to George Rom-
ney After resigning as chair-
man of the Michigan Democra-
tic party in 1967, in protest over
the party's Vietnam policy, -f.
Fa ency helped found the 4
Michigan Human Rights Party
(HRP). In 1970 and again in
1974 Ferency was that party's 1 y
standardbearer in two more un-
successful attempts to gain
Michigan's highest office.
FERENCY SAID he has been
given a warm reception from
party regulars, Uow that he has,
decided -to pursue the Demo-
cratic nomination for governor:
a second time.
"I think we stand a good
chance . of winning the pri-san
m'ary," said Ferency. "Many
capitol observers have said I
am currently the front-runner,!
because of voter recognition." /
Ferency says he has beenr
meeting with many regular
Democratic Party organizations
in an attempt to patch up any ZOLTON FERENCY, founder of the Human Rights Party, an
wounds that may still be un- nor, campaigns yesterday at a booth in the Art Fair. This time
healed because of his prodigal governor-.as a Democratic.

'U' students join Kent St.
rally to save death site
By RON DeKETT students injured when Ohio
National Guardsmen opened
Farly this morning a group fire on demonstrating students.
of local students left for Kent The students were protesting
State University to join a na- the U. S. invasion of Cambodia.
tional rally. protesting the con-
struction of a gym near the site
where anti-war protesting stu-
dents were shot May 4, 1970. Death toll reaches
The rally is expected to draw 45 in Johnsto
between 500 and 1,000 persons 4 m o soWfl,
nation-wide, said Debi Phipps, 1
a member of the May Fourth PO. ilo - ee
Coalition, the group that organ-
ized the rally. Story, Page 5
THE PROPOSED gym loca-
tion is near the site where four
students were killed and nine The May Fourth Coalbion
gained national attention when
193 persons were arrested July
12 for defying a court order to
leave the proposed gym site.
The coalition had occupied the
construction site since May 12.
"The arrests were a good
thing for us because it showed
our determination," Phipps
said. "The administration didn't
take as seriously. I think the
adminis ration is really start-
in, to feel the pressure."
which told students to leave the
site also prohibited construc-
tio. until a review was made
by the justice. The court de-
ei.i'ion could be issued today.
"We will probably attempt
to I occupy the site) if the court
decision allows construction to
begin. That is when we will
once the July 12 arrests,
support for the coalition's
cause has grown rapidly com-
ing from all over the country
including students, faculty and
concerned persons.
Dailv Photo by ALAN BILINSKY "WE ARE GETTING support
four time contender for gover- from all over. Most of the peo-
around, Ferency is running for ple are from the midwest but
See 'U', Page 10


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