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Page 10-Thursday August 10, 1978-The Michigan Daily
Trow bridge wins GOP state Senate primary
(Continued from Page 1)
started pouring in. They really pushed
me over the top," he said.
Trowbridge claims he walked for 47
straight days to "meet the people" and
said he visited 5,636 homes.
COLBURN, a former Mayor Pro
Tem, said he was very pleased with his
showing, especially because "we spent
less money than many of the other can-
"For a grass-roots campaign, in
which I received no money from any of
the special interest groups, I think I ran
a very strong and spirited campaign,"
Colburn said.
Colburn said he had not yet decided
whether to contest the results and ask
for a recount.
IF THE RESULTS are certified,
Trowbridge will face Democrat Ed-
ward Pierce in the November election
to replace retiring State Sen. Gilbert
Bursley. Bursley, a Republican, served
in the state legislature for 16 years.
Pierce trounced Ypsilanti Mayor
George Goodman by more than a 2-1
Trowbridge said he expects a close
battle with Pierce, but added the cam-
paign would be fought between two
political rivals who greatly respect
each other.
"Ed and I are good friends and I ex-
pect we'll see some good debates bet- Dily Photo by JOHN KNOX
ween the twoof us," said Trowbridge. DEMOCRATIC STATE SENATOR nominee Edward Pierce (left) and opponent George Goodman smile after Goodman made
Pierce was out of town and a trip to Pierce's election night headquarters to concede the contest. Later, Goodman added a Pierce campaign button to
unavailable for comment, his lapel.

They've flipped over skateboarding craze
(Continued fromPages) football," predicted 13-year-old some railroad tracks, he turned into a "kamikazes", and riding slalom-st
and "Jim snakes", many skateboar- sidewalk veteran Tony Ratliff. driveway and fell off his board - down hilly sidestreets.
ders agree that the wheel is the most ALTHOUGH AT first glance many of spraining his wrist. "I LIKE IT because you're totally
important part of the skateboard, these items may seem trivial to a non- "I was a lot younger then - I control of what you're doing,"
There are also many accessories to skater, numerous skateboarders will wouldn't do that now," Ratliff recoun- plained skateboarder Dave Mackel]
the sport. Stores sell knee pads, elbow testify to their usefulness with a proud ted. "My mom likes it because it keepsj
pads, helmets, gloves, and even shorts display of scars and bruises, and stories "ONCE, GOING down Geddes at a off the streets," he added.
with built-in cushions, presumably for of accidents averted. park I was doing front flips on a hill Rider Sloane Chen ech
those that skate by the seat of their pan- Ratliff recalls a time he took on a hill about eight feet up, and I didn't make it Mackeller's words, adding "I don'ti
ts. on Madison Street, near Division, back down on my board," Beals said. derstand it. Cops tell us if they see us
"One day, skateboarding is going to travelling an estimated 35 m.p.h. Although the eight-foot fall shook him the street, they'll take our boards aw
become as specialized as baseball or Although he stopped before striking up, Beals said he was lucky in landing They don't tell bicycles to leave." Ch
on his back. owns five skateboards.
For Beals, Ratliff, and many other Just don't tell Chen or Mackeller t
l n d e o s r t r Anni Arbor skateboarders - a group skateboarding is merely "a fad".
Lone dem onstrator which contains a scattered number of
University students - the concrete
waves are subsiding, and soon boards
blasts anim-ial cruelty will be put away in closets and garages Nearly nine pounds of peanutsa
for the winter, once -school starts next consumed by esch American annua


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coon," Livesay lamented.
About 90 people have already signed
the petition. Livesay pickets every day
from 1:00 p.m. to5:30, the time in which
she hopes to stop the most passersby.
"Those are the hours that most people,
shop," she explained.
HOWEVER, THIS is not the first time
Livesay has picketed for the cause. She
picketed Jacobson's in March at the
store's last fur sale and has also
picketed Hudson's. "I've picketed
Jacobson's before so we're old
Anything about
the Union
sos of A
to 6 p.m.

enemies," she said with a grin. Hud-
son's does not carry furs anymore, but
Livesay was not sure it was due to her
Livesay said she has not been con-
fronted by very many people who
disagree with her protest. She has even
received a few offers to help picket.
"People don't stop to talk if they
disagree. If they do stop to disagree,
they tell you it's all malarky. They think
the animals are all farmed. If you ask
the trappers, they'll tell you the traps
aren't even cruel," she said.
August is apparently a bad time to try
to organize fellow picketers so Livesay
has been handing this project alone.
"We had no advance notice of this sale.
You just have to scramble," she asser-
Livesay talked with Jacobson's
manager Alan Mandel about the
problem, and he told her he wasn't sure
the animals were trapped. Mandel
refused to comment further.
"Mostly we just want people to know
y - what's, going on, Tb peopleg.elligg the
'fur aren't going to tell you," Livesay

month. ,
But until that time, they will continue
doing "front flips", "outriggers" and

in the form of peanut butter, salted
peanuts and confections, says National

Parents o sick infants
counseled by volunteers
over southeastern Michigan. Although
Hunt explained that volunteers the majority live in the Ann Arbor-Yp-
generally make one phone call or visit, silanti area.
then leave their phone numbers in case "Most people we've seen have ap.
the new parents would like to talk Predated the fact that someone was
longer. Some vo teers, said Hunt, are around who knew the ropes," Hunt
moreinvolvedthanothers. said
Often, Hunt added, the new parents
don't know from minute to minute if
their baby will live. "There's hope one
minute, despair the next," she said.
"I HAD A very good feeling about The people of the anicent kingdom of
helping," said Hunt, "although Macedon are thought to have descen-
sometimes I feel like I'm inadequate. ded from migrants who streamed in
Afterwards I'd think I could have done from the north of Greece, through the
more. Probably I was more pful tha v a lleys of , the Morava ,a tVarda
I thought."' ryer prpuf 2-00..
The volunteers come from towns al

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