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Page 10-Friday, May 5, 1978-The Michigan Daily
By UnitedPress International leaving at the end of each shift and it's Corp. estimated that between 400 to 600
Stealing cars is big business in difficult to keep track of .everyone," cars are stolen each year from its eight
Michigan with $62 million in losses to said Detroit Police Department Inspec- plants in the Detroit area.
M ic h ig a n owners in 1977, a figure surpassed only tor Donald Pohl. GM, like Ford Motor Co. and
by California. "It's like going into a showroom," he Chrysler Corp., has guards at most of
f s "There wasn't $62 million in bank said. "You can walk up and down the its plant gates, fenced-in parking lots
fth ts S robberies or assaults," said Thomas aisles and take your pick." and, when necessary, closed-circuit
Bowman, chairman of the Michigan The U.S. Transportation Department television to deter thieves.
Anti-Car Theft Campaign. has announced plans to require car The average cost of a car stolen last
BOWMAN SAID 56,000 cars were makers to equip 1981 models with anti- year in Michigan was $2,500, Bowman
stolen in 1977 in the state. theft devices. The equipment would said.
"This is a major crime. It's really a prevent ignitions from being started
crime against consumers hv without keys, hood latches which could
b u sin e ss The thieves, he said, also have it be opened only from inside the car and
made. door locks which would prevent doorsh a
"AT PLANTS LIKE Chrysler and from being opened with coat hangers. A fg h a n
Ford, you have thousands of workers A SPOKESMAN for General Motors
gov't
announces
reforms
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - As its
*7f* first acts, Afghanfstan's new gover-
nment has nationalized the property of
the late President Mohammed Daoud
Student Newspaper at The University of Michigan and announced educational reforms.
The ruling revolutionary council,
which overthrew Daoud in a bloody
upheaval last week, said his property
CLA SS FIEDSand that of his family was seized
because it had been "robbed from the
working people of Afghanistan."
'TH E COUNCIL said it would continue
to respect the principle of private
----------WRITE YOUR AD HERE!--------property. But it said Daoud's wealth
WR OH had been acquired in violation of
"moral criteria and the Islam
religion," and that his goods "belong to
-- -- - - - -the people of Afghanistan, to the public
treasury, and they are announced as
nationalized."
No itemization was given of Daoud's
possessions.
The council has denied that it is
f' f Communist and Soviet-dominated,
--- - -n although the new prime minister and
' Council head, Nur Mohammad Taraki,
has been described as the head of a pro-
Soviet Communist grouping called the
- rDemocratic Khalaq Party. Communist
nations, including the neighboring
Soviet Union, Bulgaria and Cuba have
- been quick to recognize the new gover-
-- ---- ---CtIPAND MAIL .TODAY!---------°. .i met of ts*mo"naiose ntr
Asian nation of 20 million people.
DAOUD, DESCRIBED by the council
USE THIS HANDY CHART TO QUICKLY ARRIVE AT AD COST as a traitor, was killed along with
members of his family on the presiden-
WORDS 1day 2 days 3days 4 days 5 days 6 days ddi.tial palace grounds, now thrown open to
the public to exhibit his wealth.
0-10 1.15 2.30 3.05 3.80 4.55 5.30 .75 ,l Afghans saw elaborate marble foun-
11-15 1.40 2.80 3.70 4.60 5.50 6.40 .90 Please indicare tains and rich woolen carpets, some
I-
16-20 1.65 3.30 4.35 5.40 6.45 7.50 1.05 where thisad staihenew education policy abolishes
21-25 1.90 3.80 5.00 6.20 7.40 8.60 1.20 isrun high school entrance examinations. The
- 253 1.90 3.80 5.006 .2 7.40 8.69.0 1.20 forrs * council said the tests had been used by
hel 263w.5 43 .5 70 .5 97 .5 fratedte "anti-democratic and anti-people"
31-35 2.40 4.80 6.30 7.80 9.30 10.80 1.50 Daohdsregemedr erian stuen-
roo.m..6 ..es ts of the chance for a high school
36-40 2.65 5.30 6.95 8.60 10.25 11.90 1.65 persoals U education.
41-45 2.90 5.80 7.60 9.40 11.20 13.00 1.80 e.Since foreign correspondents arrived
46-50 3.15 6.30 8.25 10.20 12.15 14.10 1.95 in Afghanistan on Tuesday after the
Seven words per line. Eoch group of characters counts as one word. takeover, the new government-has
Hyphenated words over 5 characters count as two words-This includes telephone numbers. ferenised vatransmission of their
dispatches.
Mail with Check to: Clmsselfds, The Mhlmn Dilly fl THEIR STORIES included descrip-
440 Maynard tions of Daoud's death, reportedly by
Ann Arbor, Md 4104 submachine-gun fire after he was made
to watch his family killed; and
NAME estimates of the death toll - by some
Kabul sources, as high as 10,000 per-
ADDRESS sons.
Few Afghans know about the high-
CITY estimates of casualties. After estimates
in the thousands reached the outside
PHONErld raki went on the rado to
once them as fabrications. H said
k i n m m m m u m u11M -'- bOAr 7 ssiNcv'.bAworpilM,

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