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Page 2-Friday, July 7, 1978-The Michigan Daily
'Son of Sam' declared
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (AP) - Con- morning under heavy guard from the Berkowitz was sent to Dannemora
fessed "Son of Sam" killer David Clinton Corr-ectional Facility in nearby prison recently after pleading guilty to
Berkowitz was declared insane yester- Dannemora. second-degree murder charges in six
day and ordered transferred from a slayings spanning a year. The police
state prison to a state psychiatric Standing before Goldman, Berkowitz search for the killer was the most inten-
facility. was quiet, in sharp contrast to the noisy sive in the city's recent history.
Acting Clinton County Court Judge outbursts of some previous court ap- Berkowitz, also called the ".44-
Irving Goldman, on the request of pearances. He declined a sanity caliber killer," was sentenced to 315
prison authorities, ordered Berkowitz hearing and signed a consent form consecutive years in prison. Under the
taken to the Central I New York agreeing to the transfer. law, he would be eligible for parole in 30
Psychiatric Center at Marcy. years.
"I AM FINDING that he is so men-
GOLDMAN SAID the move could tally ill that he requires RUBY RYLES, spokesperson for the
take place by Friday. hospitalization," Goldman said, "and I state Department of Correctional Ser-
Berkowitz, 25, was brought to the do that on the basis of psychiatric vices, said Berkowitz underwent a
Clinton County Courthouse yesterday reports that have been submitted." routine examination by prison

psychiatrists upon his arrival at the
facility June 13. The psychiatrists
recommended Berkowitz be sent to
Goldman said Berkowitz will be at
Marcy for a period not to exceed six
months and could be kept there longer
if a judge rules he has not recovered.
The maximum-security facility is
surrounded by two- 16-foot high chain-
link fences 20 feet apart, each topped
with razor ribbon wire, developed as a
barrier in Vietnam. The fence elec-
tronically registers any pressure more
than five pounds and is monitored by
television cameras and foot patrols.

Yale won't divest South African holdings

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (UPI) - Yale
University trustees said yesterday they
have decided not to sell the university's
$175 million in stock in 69 American
corporations that do business in South
The trustees, known as the Yale
Corp., said in a statement for release
yesterday they will instead use their
leverage as stockholders to encourage
an end to racial discrimination in that
THE BOARD MADE a separate

decision on stock in American banks
and other financial institutions that
have dealings in South Africa. They
said the banks will be told not to in-
crease present loans or make new ones
to South Africa.
The trustees said the corporations
will be told to abide by the so-called
"Sullivan principles" to prohibit
discrimination in living and working
conditions among their South African
If the corporations do not follow the
guidelines drafted by black clergyman
Rev. Leon Sullivan, the trustees said

they then will consider selling that por-
tion of Yale's portfolio.
THE PRINCIPLES include ending
segregation in work and dining and
equality in employment and pay,
supervisory training and additional
supervisory jobs for non-whites and
improvements in housing, transpor-
tation, education, health and

Students from several colleges, in-
cluding Dartmouth, Harvard and
Amherst, rallied at Yale in April,
demanding that their colleges divest
themselves of any stock in U.S. cor-
porations that do business in South
Yalesaid its Advisory Committee on
Investor Responsibility will keep watch
over the university's South African in-

Call 764-0558

Brown signs budget
cut by Proposition 13


(Continued from Page 1)
moving across the public sector with an
inexorable force," Brown said. "What
is not done this year will be done next
year or the year after. California
government will never be the same.
The vice will tighten."
Proposition 13's passage prompted
extensive last-minute cuts in the state
budget as Brown and the Legislature
scrambled to free funds to help loacl
governments meet 13's first-year effec-
Proposition 13 triggered reductions of
over $600 million in the cost of state
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Friday, Juty 7, 1978
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programs tied to the local property tax
ditional$500 million from the budget to
free more funds to aid local gover-
nments, and Brown vetoed an additonal
$38$.5 million from the $15.1 billion bill
the lawmakers sent to him Wednesday.
Brown said the money saved by
freezing state employee salaries and
welfare grants and his other budget
cuts will help local government reduce
layoffs of employees. The state is using
its surplus and funds saved from the
budget for a $5 billion rescue bill for
cities, counties and schools.
California's largest state employee
association immediately issued a
statement saying' employees are "bit-
ter and disheartened" at what it con-
sidered unnecessary cuts in pay raises.
Despite Brown's call for a freeze on
salary increases for public employees,
the Legislature included 2.5 per cent
raises for 224,000 state employees and
increases of 2.5 to 3.7 per cent for 2.1
million welfare recipients.


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