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The Michigan Daily
Vol. LXXXVI, No. 65-S Ann Arbor, Michigan-Saturday, August 13, 1977 Ten Cents Twelve Pages

'U' to buy old St,


The University has agreed to purchase
the old St. Joseph Mercy Hospital at a
cost of over $6 million, pending state
approval. But University officials are
not certain what they will use the prop-
erty for.
. Use of the 558-bed hospital was discon-
tinued last spring when St. Joseph Mercy
Hospital moved to a new $60-million fa-
cility in Superior Township.
"THE KEY ADVANTAGE of the prop-
erty is that it's the only available 11.5
acres adjacent to the Medical Center
and Central Campus," University vice-
president and chief financial officer
James Brinkerhoff stated yesterday.
Brinkerhoff said the site would most
likely be used for medical facilities of
some sort, but that it could simultaneous-
ly house other University units in need
of space.
Although economic feasibility studies
are not yet completed, Brinkerhoff sug-
gested three highly possible alternatives
for the hospital site. The plans include:
" relocation of University Hospital
. housing for medical research and
nursing school programs;
* relocation of one or more out-patient
Brinkerhoff said the possibility of the
hospita'l building being used as a dormi-
tory was "very unlikely."
DIRECTOR OF Housing Information
John Finn agreed that the possibility of
See 'U', Page 10

Outer limits
The U.S. space shuttle rides atop the 747 carrier, prior to taking off from Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. The
shuttle successfully completed its first space flight yesterday. See story, page 10.

The last newspaper show

Daily goes 'cold type' Sept.9
e- :.., The pan'r yo are holding in
hands, o-r final edition of
t,~s,,mner, is tihe last Mich-
igi Daily w'i-h will be printed
twih hnt type.
Slartin' with or first fall
-se on Ss-tebr 9. the "look"
f pthe 'cr will be cl. aner, the
copy detttlli'e earlier, and the
torsphi: relproduction infi-
nitelbutt-r. It's the biggest
mmechantl change in the 87-
-, ,. year history tf the paper.
This is the last Daily of the
simmer. Putblication will re-
stme on Friday, September 9.
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each line of a news story
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Is otypa s-hipe and then us-
t styls to make heavy
1, -ii tgnlat s, was the
-reu - t .'far o er half a
century by the espaper in-
,' ' ds try.
t is b-i ' At-Tally abandon-
e I by most major papers: in
f-or (f "cold type." Under the
new process, stories are set on
strips of paper, which are then
Doily Photo by ALAN BILINSKY glued to a layout sheet and
lus Doyle operates the Daily s press on. one of our last made into a thin metal plate
at type" rus See DAILY, Page 4

Deily Photo by ALAN BILINSKY
EARL KUKER operates the keyboard of the Compugraph, a
modern typesetting machine which will replace the Daily's
Linotypes this fali,

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