The Michigan Daily-Friday, June 16, 1978-Page 9
Sources hint Begin may resign
JERUSALEM (AP) - Israeli Prime River at the end of a five-year tran- Washington.
Minister Menachem Begin may resign sition period? If so, what would the The sources said Begin feels the He suffered a heart attack 14 months
if his cabinet refuses to follow his line mechanism be for determining the set- commitment America is seeking would ago at the height of his election cam-
on the future of the occupied West Bank tlement? prejudice the autonomy plan and open paign and has been hospitalized twice
and the Gaza Strip, reliable sources Egyptian President Anwar Sadat the way for Israel's total expulsion since taking office. The prime
said yesterday. said in his peace initiative that any set- from the West Bank, leaving it minister's health is a sensitive subject
They discounted reports that Begin is tlement must include an Israeli with- vulnerable to attack near its population that his aides talk about only reluctan-
ill and quoted his physicians as saying drawal from Arab lands on the West center. tly.
his health is good. Bank, Gaza Strip and in the Sinai oc- Begin's personal secretary, Yechiel One respected reporter for the Israeli
The sources, who requested cupied since the 1967 war, Kadishai, challenged a report in the newspaper Haaretz wrote recently that
anonymity, said Begin would quit New York Post on Wednesday that Begin "is not functionng with the same
rather than carry out a cabinet man- BEGIN HAS proposed a plan gran- Begin needed major heart surgery but sope, energy and vitaliy as he did in
date contrary to his position on the ting autonomy for the 1.1 million refused. the first months of offce."
future of the lands occupied by Israel Palestinians in the West Bank and "I spoke to his doctors yesterday
since the 1967 war. He is trying for Gaza. The plan states that Israel would (Wednesday) and they assured me his
compromise before a meeting on the review the arrangements after five heart was 100 per cent and his blood
issue Sunday and the sources said he years. pressure is like that of a 17-year-old," CONTACT LENS
appeared to be winning. The United States suggests that the Kadishai said.
Begin plan be negotiated as an interim BREAKT'ROUGH
BEGIN'S problem is how to answer measure with further talks at the end of BUT DIPLOMATIC sources said Soft Contact Lens able
two questions by the United States: Is the transition period. The Palestinians Begin appears at times unable to con- to correct astigmatism
Israel prepared to negotiate a final set- also should be given a voice in deter- centrate. FULL CONTACT LENS
tlement for the West Bank of the Jordan mining their future, according to The 64-year-old Begin tires easily, SERVICE
must watch his diet and needs to rest Dr. Paul C. Uslan
daily in the afternoon. "He's certainly 545 Church St. 7691222
6G le a s o0/n s u rv v e s no Hercules," said Kadishai. ----- _---- _-
triple bypass surgery
CHICAGO (AP) - Jackie Gleason, Sat.-Sun.-Wed. 1-3-5-7-9
pale and weak as he recovers in a
hospital from a triple coronary bypass
operation, told reporters Thursday, "I
consider myself a lucky man to be sit- Jack Nicholson
ting here today." IN
The operation was performed at
Michael Reese Hospital June 3 after the
62-year-old entertainer suffered chest
pains. Gleason was in Chicago starring
in the road show "Sly Fox." It was can-
"I came to Chicago and had two suc-
cessful openings," cracked the nattily
dressed actor-comedian who was
helped to his chair in a hospital lounge
by his wife, Marilyn.
HE WILL leave for his Florida home N;WeaHOWoN
Saturday morning. "Three hours after I greatness in the 1950's in "The'N S W
arrive, I'll be on the golf course doing . Honeymooners" and on his own variety Mon-Tues-Thurs-Fri 7-9
some putting," he said. show and made his mark in movies as a Sat-Sun-Wed 1 -3-5-7-9
His personal physician, Dr. Edward pool shark in The Hustler, admitted it . ,
A. Newman, said Gleason can play 18 isn't all sweetness these days.
holes of golf in three or four weeks. "I can't smoke anymore and I was
Gleason said he will be able to continue going through six packs a day," he said.
his nightclub schedule in about eight "It's not an effort to give up cigarettes From the outrageous
weeks, playing a month at an Atlantic when you know if you don't, they (the No.1 Best-Seller
City hotel and then on to Las Vegas. doctors) will give you up. It's strange,
He couldn't resist saying, "How but I have little desire for food. But I'm
sweet it is." allowed to drink all I want, and by drink LORMAR PRODUCTIONS PRESLNIS
But Gleason, who rose to television I don't mean water."
The Ann Arbor Film CooperativeCS
presents at MLB 3 S
Friday, June 16
TROUBLE IN PARADISE
(Ernst Lubitsch, 1932) 7a 10:20-MLB 3 NOW SHOWING
Two jewel thieves meet and fall in love while picking each other's pockets. Mon.-Tues.-Thurs.-Fri. 7, 9:20
The pair moves from Vienna to Paris, where they rob the Peace Conference Mon-Tue-Wsd . 7,-9:20
of 'everything but the peace," and then larcenously establish themselves
in the household of a stuffy millionairess. "It is superb.. . it comes as close
to perfection as anything I have ever seen in the movies."-Dwight McDonald.
THE MERRY WIDOW
(Ernst Lubitsch. 1934)5 :40 only-MLB 3WOODY DIANE TONY
Based on the operetta by rqnz Lehr THE MERRY WDOW is at once the
great musical of the thirties and MAURICE CHEVALIER and JEANETTE Mac-
DONALD'S greatest work together. A dashing officer from a mythicalAL
European kingdom of the 1900's entices back from Paris a rich young widowAA
whose lavish expenditures are needed in her own country to keep it solvent.
Songs by Lehar, Rogers and Hart, with direction by Lubitsch at his merriest.
"Glittering, gay, magnificent ... a ballroom photographed from the chan-
delier ... moments of satirical gaiety and impudence, brilliant sophistication
and ironic twists of plot."-FILM JOURNAL.
TOMORROW: von Sternberg' s "TIE-SCARLET EMPRESS" and --1Ilftl88 -
"CRME AND PUNISHMENT" ?.