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The Michigan Daily
Vol. LXXXVII, No. 58-S Ann Arbor, Michigan-Thursday, August4, 1977 Ten Cents Twelve Pages
Natural gas price controls retained
WASHINGTON ()In a major
victory for President Carter's
energy plan, the House yester-
day defeated a move to remove
Federal price controls on natural
By a 227 to 199 vote, the C-tr-
call e ter energy package survived
what is likely to be its toughest
test in the House. Other major
battle are likely to fatow in
the new U.S.
=r the Senate in the fal, however.
REPUBLICAN ouse mem-
ber: supporte'd the deregttlation
effort overwhelmingly, with on-
ly 17 GOP members voting with
By LANI JORDAN endarsed
Specal o Te DilyEarlier, the House endorsed
specIT To The Daly Carter's formula for allowing
DETROIT-Former Secretary higher prices of 'as, white
of State Henry Kissinger yester- maintaining a system of federal
day called the, energy criss a controls.
challenge to the United States in ,"
"maintaining the balance of "This is the heart of the ill,
world power" it has not seen said H o u s e Speaker Thomas
"ina generation." O'Neill in making a last minute
Speaking to the National Con- emotional appeal for defeat of
ference of State Legislators at - the deregulation effort backed
Detroit's Renaissance Center, by Republicans and tmembers
Kissinger said the question now of both parties from oil and
is whether the problem of en- gas-producing state:.
ergy "will bring about the de- SUPORTES of dereg'ition
struction of the system of world SU-' -ltat ontyetty uaton
order we have been building argued that only by allowing the
slowly and painfully over the price of gas to rise in the free
last cwo decades, or whether it market could producers earn
wilt serve as the instrument and enough profits to ensure ade-
vital proof of our common pr - quate exploration to avtid shrt-
gress." ages like last winter 's natural
The action of the U.S. towardgas crisis.
the energy crisis is one which Carter's supporters said the
has world-wide economic and administrations $1.75 price ceil-
political implications, he said. ing for each thousand cubic feet
"The energy crisies has ham- of gas will give producers ade-
pered the progress of European luite incentive and protect con-
unity . " and "strengthened sumers from dramatic increases
the hand of opponents of de- in price,
mocracy as democratic govern- Daily Photo by CHRISTINA SCHNEIDER Meanwhile, a Senate commit-
ments .:. have come under se- FORMER SECRETARY OF STATE Henry Kissinger addresses the National Conference of tee held a confirmation hearing
vere attack for failing to solve State Legislators yesterday at Detroit's Renaissance Center. Kissinger called the energy for James Schlesinger, whom
See KISSINGER, Page 10 crisis the biggest challenge to U.S. world leadership powers since World War II. Carter plans to nominate to head
See HOUSE, Page 7
World War II lives I / f
again in the Union.
World War II has been fought in the Michigan Union.
This time, however, the battles were without loss of blood and
1 ves. On the upper floors of the Union, in rooms meagerly fur- -. r
nished with wooden tables and uncomfortable chairs, men, women
and children recreate history in the form of simulation games. Be-
sides the bloodless World War II, history lovers and war-buffs
alike return to the past with simulation games including the me-
dieval "Dungeons and Dragons."
THIS WORLD WAR II is a board game. Oin a huge map di-
vided into hexagons equaling a distance of 33 kilometers, tiny
cardboard squares representing men and machinery move about. "
Dungeons and Dragons, is played with figurines, a floor plan
of a dungeon and six-sided and 20-sided dice.
"You've got to be a buff of history or a frustrated Napoleon
or Adolph Hitler to play," gamesman John Finley said of the -
simulation game players. "But the Napoleons and Hitlers are
easief to beat. They take chances -they will fight to the last
man instead of running away."
Finley, a student o military history, is not a frustrated Hitler
but rather, a man of peace. He is reluctant to call himself a
pacifist, however as he is willing to defend himself or another
person physically although he opposes war.
"I WISH in a way that the war had never happened," he said.

"I'd like to see an end to conflict. But man being the animal
he is - I don't mean that in a derogatory way - he has a ten-
dency towards conflict."
Finley sees simulation games as capable of teaching their Doily Photo by CHRISTINA SCHNEIDER
players valuable lessons. SIMULATION game players huddle over the "Dungeons and Dragons" game board waiting to see
See BATTLING, Page 10 who will be the first to turn become a magic-user or any of the other mystical roles of the game.

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