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Vol. LXXXVIII, No. 60-S
Tuesday, August 8, 1978
Ann Arbor, Michigan Ten Cents Sixteen Pages
Democratic races still tossups

DETROIT (UPI) - On the eve of the
primary, Michigan's candidate-jam-
med Democratic races for governor
and U.S. Senate loomed yesterday as
The four candidates for governor and
six Senate contenders scurried around
the state making an 11th hour pitch for
the huge bloc of votes that wound up in
the "undecided" category of their own
pre-election polls.
BOTH RACES were considered ex-
tremely close.
The nomination for governor was ex-

pected to go to either state Sen. William
Fitzgerald of Detroit, self-described
frontrunner throughout the campaign,
or ultra-liberal East Lansing attorney
Zolton Ferency, who based his upset
hopes on a split in the party establish-
In the Senate race, multimillionaire
newspaper publisher Phil Power of Ann
Arbor claimed his campaign had
picked up "tremendous momentum" in
the final weeks that would carry him to
victory over former Detroit City Coun-
cil President Carl Levin. Levin

acknowledged it's "between the two of
GOV. WILLIAM Milliken is running
unopposed in the Republican primary.
GOP Sen. RobertGriffin was expected
to handily dispose of his only primary
challenger, Oakland County Prosecutor
L. Brooks Patterson. Both incumbents
are seeking their third full term in of-
Voter turnout in today's primary was
projected at 1.4 million - with the
higher-interest Democratic races ex-
pected to draw 800,000.

Ferency and William Ralls, another
contender for governor, issued op-
timistic election-eve statements at
For election-eve accounts of today's
Senate and Gubernatorial primary
races, see Page 2.
simultaneously held news conferences
in Lansing. Ralls said he is the only
candidate who could beat Milliken and
that Ferency, if nominated, would get
See ELECTION, Page 2

I World mourns

Daily Photo by JOHN KNOX
THIS PATRON looks less than pleased with Miller's newest ice cream flavor.The
ice cream emporium introduced the dill pickle treat to Ann Arbor customers last
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Pope Paul I
VATICAN CITY (AP) - Clad in red, braving occasional thunder
lying on a green velvet bier, the body of and strong gusts of wind.
Pope Paul VI, "in deep and serene AMONG THOSE paying thei
sleep," was viewed by thousands of ts were Italian President San
mourning faithful at the papal summer tini, but the majority were
palace yesterday. people from the surrounding hi
At the Vatican, a senior prince of the "He died the way he wanted
church, 85-year-old Cardinal Carlo Con- Pope Paul's closest friend and
falonieri, wielded a hammer and chisel cessor as archbishop of Milan,
and smashed Paul's Ring of the Giovanni Colombo.
Fisherman, marking the end of his
THE CARDINALS of the church,
flying in from around the world, must
go into secret conclave within 14 days
to choose a new pope, 263rd pontiff of
the Roman Catholic Church and suc-
cessor to the Fisherman, St. Peter.
One possible candidate, 73-year-old
Austrian Cardinal Franz Koenig,
quickly expressed his reluctance,
telling a Vienna radio interviewer he
does not "deem myself suitable." He
suggested that a younger man is needed
and that a black or Asian pope is a
Three Italian cardinals, an Argentine
and a Dutchmen are among the others
prominently mentioned as potential
successors to Paul, who died Sunday
night, 51 days before his 81st birthday, P Pa
after a heart attack at the summer
palace in Castel Gandolfo. He said the pope told him
THE BODY of the man who led the years ago he had decided no
world's 550 million Roman Catholics for because everyone advised
15 years lay in state yesterday in the Catholic world is not prepared
Swiss Room of the palace in the Alban retired pope alongside a
Hills just south of Rome. pope." Yet, he said, the pop
The body was clad in red robes, white "old age prolonging itself
miter and red shoes. A rosary was en- inevitable physical and
twined in the fingers of his crossed han- weakening."
d.. Four Swiss Guards, in their AT A VATICAN meeting of
Michelangelo-designed yellow-and-blue already in Rome, Confalonier
striped uniforms, stood locked at atten- the College of Cardinals, carri
tion around the body. A nine-foot white ancient ritual of breaking ti
candle was on the right and a silver gold ring, depicting St. Pet
cross on the left. gishing ,dta tP w
By late afternoon more than 10,000 fishing boat, that Paul wa
persons had filed across the marble symbol of his authority. A ne
befited fr th newpope
floors and past the tapestried walls of At another meeting today,
the9-by-30-foot salon to view the body. Atdin arereetdtod y,
Thousands of others stood in line out- nala are expected to decide
side, six abreast, many singing hymns, See WORLD, Page 11

r respec-
dro Per-
ll towns.
to," said
d his suc-

Miller's Ice Cream store is not the
first establishment to attempt to at-
tract chocolate, vanilla and
strawberry-weary customers by of-
fering lively-off-beat flavors.
Ad one could argue that Miller's
management uses more imagination
than its competitors. But employees
at the South University store agree
that their latest concoction - dill
pickle ice cream - isn't likely to
become standard fare.
IN FACT, the store has only one
container of the flavor in stock and
employees are sure they won't have
to worry about ordering any more.
Miller's employee Belva Sanchez

said she hasn't seen anyone buy the
"really bad" dill pickle ice cream
since it was introduced last week.
"People just wanta taste of it and,
when they do, that's it," said San-
chez. She usually has a glass of
water ready on hand for customers
who want to get rid of the pickle af-
ter-taste they experience after
swallowing a sample spoonful of the
ice cream.
SANCHEZ SAID Miller's sold - or
tried to sell - the dill pickle creation
last year and decided to continue the
tradition "as a gimmick." She said
her superiors probably "had
pregnant ladies in mind" when
deciding to turn pickles into ice
See FEW, Page 7

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