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Chaplin's stolen
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) - The
Chaplin, stolen fror its grave 76 days ago
that seemed to have stumped international
found yesterday in a shallow hole ii a co
Geneva. Two alleged grave robbers were ar
Authorities said they picked up the pai
Bulgarian - after they allegedly called t
lawyer demanding a ransom for the return
the famed comedian.
the call was traced, the two men were tra
body, -still in its oak coffin, was found ear
Villeneuve, a small town at the eastern tip of
Unofficial reports said the coff n, apparer
found a few feet down in a hole dug by the th
recently sowed cornfield. Police sources sai
led officers to the site.
Pilleneuze is ten miles east of Corsier
Chaplin spent the last 25 years of his life.
Christmas Day at age 88 and was bur
cemetery Dec. 27.

The Michigan Daily-Thursday, May 18, 1978-Page 9
body recovered
body of Charlie TENTHOREY, WHO DIRECTED the 2 -month in-
in a macabre theft vestigation, declined immediately to give any more detail
investigators, was about the recovery, including the identification of the suspects.
rnfield near Lake But sources close to family lawyer Jean-Felix Paschoud said
rested, the thieves called him several times in the past few days
r - a Pole and a demanding "a huge sum" of money and that Paschoud talked
he Chaplin family down the amount in subsequent calls while police traced the
of the remains of callers.
At the Chaplin mansion in Corsier-sur-Vevey, his widow,
Oona, refused to talk to reporters. But the family butler, who
el Tenthorey said identified himself only as Renato, told a reporter who
eked down and the telephoned: "Mrs. Chaplin is very happy. There is great joy in
rly yesterday near the house." He said she would have no public statement.
f Lake Geneva. The theft of Chaplin's body from its simple grave early on
ntly unopened, was the morning of March 2 set off a Europe-wide search for the
ieves ina farmer's thieves and led to a flurry of wild theories about the reason for
d the arrested men the bizarre crime, including one that the body had been
smuggled to England by fanatical admirers for reburial in
-Sur-Vevey, where Chaplin's homeland.
He died there last But Tenthorey and his investigators concentrated on the
ied in the village theory that it had been stolen for ransom. The magistrate said
police received up to 50 calls a day on the case, including many
fake ransom demands.

(harlie (Chaplin
TURIN, Italy (AP) - A police
anti-terrorism specialist was wounded
in a hail of gunfire yesterday by a two-
man team firing from a motorscooter.
It was the latest in a string of terrort
attacks in Italy.
Police said investigator Roberto de
Martini, 26, was felled by bullets as he
was about to get into his car to drive to
work. He was hospitalized in fair con-
dition with wounds in the neck, arms
and legs, police said. The gunmen sped
away in rush-hour traffic.
SHORTLY AFTER the assault an
anonymous caller told the Italian news
Agency ANSA the leftist "Front Line"
group was responsible for the morning
assault. It was the ninth such attack in'
Italy in the past 12 days.
Also in Turin, a court announced Red
Brigades founders Renato Curcio and
Alberto Franceschini will stand trial
today for praising the killing of former
Premier Aldo Morn by their terrorist
organization, which had abducted him.
The two are accused of supporting a
After the 61-yesr-old Moro was found
murdered last week, Curcio and Fran-
ceschini, on trial with 13 comrades in
Turin on sedition charges, charac-
terized the terrorist killing as
"revolutionary justice and the highest
act of humanity possible in this society
divided into classes."
IN ROME, the government of
Christian Democrat Premier Giulio
Andreotti prepared for today's
parliamentary debate on the Moro kid-
napping and killing.
Andreotti also called a meeting on
Thursday of the leaders of five parties
supporting the government to discuss.
the nation's law and order issue.
Moro, president of the Christian
Democrat Party, was kidnapped March
16 and murdered 54 days later by the
urban guerrilla group, which said he
was condemned to death for "crimes
against the proletariat."
The government refused terrorist:
demands to exchange him for im-
prisoned leftists.

Truth in Renting Charter Amendment will take effect July 4, 1978. Every, landlord renting a rental unit
located within the City of Ann Arbor must give the tenants of each rental unit a notice in exactly the
following words and word order and following prescribed form:

Some things your landlord writes in the lease or
says to you may not be correct representations of your
Also you may have rights and duties not mentioned
in your lease. Such rights may include rights to repairs,
rights to withhold rent to get repairs done, and rights to
join a tenants union or to form your own union. Such
duties may include the duty to pay rent due and the
duty not to cause a serious health hazard or damage
beyond reasonable wear and tear.
Additionally some lease clauses may be subject to
differing legal interpretations. If you think that a clause
in your lease or something your landlord says to you is
unfair, you may contact your own lawyer, legal aid
society, or tenants union lawyer for their opinions.

The above example may be clipped for use.
This notice must be included in the lease document or handed to the tenant as a separate notice.
Copies of the entire Amendment are available for twenty cents in The Office of The City Clerk, second
floor, City Hall.

This Notice to be published:
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
May 17, 18, 19, 1978

Authorized by:
Jerome S. Weiss,
City Clerk
R. Bruce Laidlaw,
City Attorney

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