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Page 14-Saturday, July 8, 1978--The Michigan Daily
Youth violence ravages NYC

NEW YORK (AP)-In upper Manhattan, a teen-
age boy shot a seminary prep student to death,
allegedly because he thought his victim laughed at
In Central Park former world figure-skating cham-
pion Dick Button's skull was fractured by a rampaging
mob of youths wielding clubs and baseball bats at ran-
ACROSS THE EAST RIVER in Brooklyn, two mid-
dle-aged winos were hacked to death and a note left in-
side one of the bodies read: "The Ax Man, 2 down and 9
to go."
These were among a rash of attacks that have taken
at least half a dozen lives within the city this week.
Most took place at night, and the killers melted into the
Democratic Gov. Hugh Carey seized on the burning
issue of youth crime to prepare a legislative proposal
to jail juvenile killers for life. Presently, the maximum
they serve is 18 months.
CAMPAIGNING FOR re-election, Carey'is striving
to recover ground he lost recently when he vetoed a bill
to restore the death penalty.

The only one in custody in the series of attacks is a 13-
year-old boy, accused of putting a bullet through the
brain of 15-year-old Hugh McEvoy last Sunday:-
McEvoy died Thursday.
Authorities say the 13-year-old and a compahion ac-
costed McEvoy and a friend, Peter Maher, 15, near the
Columbia University campus and one of them deman-
"WHAT THE --are you laughing at?"
"We're not laughing at anything," Maher replied.
Thereupon, both assailants drew guns, and the
younger placed his against McEvoy's forehead and
pulled the trigger. When the gun misfired, he adjusted
it and fired a bullet through McEvoy's skull.
THE YOUTHS, whose names were withheld by
authorities because of their age, fled after the shooting,,
but police say they tracked them through tips from
members of the Harlem community where they live.
"He's arrogant and shows no remorse," said one
detective of the 13-year-old, whose record goes back
four years and includes robbery, sodomy and rape
Former Olympic skating star Button was jogging in

Central Park Wednesday night when a band of seven to
10 youths rampaged through the area known as the
Ramble, attacking with baseball bats and clubs anyone
who crossed their path.
Button, 48, was one of five men whose skulls were
fractured during the brief onslaught. The attackers
vanished when police arrived.
Button, who currently is an ABC-TV commentator
for skating events, was reported in satisfactory con-
dition Friday.
The bodies of the two destitute Brooklyn men were
found Thursday in a junk-strewn lot in the borough's
Red Book section, across New York harbor from the
Statue of Liberty.
THEY WERE Frank Anderson, 56, a retired Nor-
wegian seaman, and Daniel Meehan, 57, said to have
been a decorated World War II marine hero. They were
last seen in a nearby park where both hung out and
sometimes slept.
"We like all the bums, but we loved these two," said
a 12-year-old resident of the neighborhood. "They had
their own world in the park. Why take it away from

325 groups to march
WASHINGTON (UPI)-Thousands said the more than 325 groups par-
of demonstrators, many dressed in the ticipating in the march represent "a
white uniforms of their suffragette coalition of people determined to stop
forebears, will march on the Capitol the right wing from narrowing the spec-
tomorrow to urge Congress to extend trum of human rights in this country."
the deadline for ratification of the "Religious groups, labor unions, civil
Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). rights organizations, educational
Officials of the National Organization groups-they are all coming to
for Women (NOW) estimated yester- Congress to demonstrate the vitality of
day that between 15,000 and 30,000 ERA," she told a news conference.
demonstrators will take part in the
march. S d t e
Penguins have flippers which are VIENNA, Austria (UPI)-Egyptian
propelled by powerful pectoral President Anwar Sadat arrived yester-
muscles, which permit them to move day for private Middle East talks with
as fast as 15 miles an hour. They are Israeli opposition leader Shimon Peres
the only birds that can leap in and out and said he was "ready for a dialogue."
of the water like porpoises. "I am always optimistic and ready
for a dialogue," Sadat told reporters
Another Night of upon his arrival on a five-day visit. "I
will tell you the result of our dialogue
atin American Music after the meeting with Peres.
SADAT AND PERES were sheduled
to meet today and tomorrow. They will
Utra Noche de be joined temporarily by Austrian
Chancellor Bruno Kreisky, who
Musica Latina arranged the meeting, and by former
West German Chancellor Willy Brandt,
due to arrive today.
dIt was the second meeting between
Sadat and Peres, both billed as
The coolest of the cool
Bowling &
with Pinball
ot the -
Memo Torres
Guitar & Vocal UNION
open 'til 1 a.m. tonight
w Pat Cruz
Guitar & Vocal
Ismael Duran
Guitar, Vocal, Bomba (Large South
African drum]
Tuesday July
If you intend to graduate this1
degree or an intermediate degr
Graduate School, you must subr
O at8$:30 "'the Records Office, Room 1014, F
Starts atlater than 4:00 p.m., Tuesday,
At the placed on the August 1978 degr
Ark Coffeehouse are available in the Rackham G
as well as in your department orE
1 A1t YTCUU C.

for ERA tomorrow
At the rally on the Capitol steps, the demonstrators will be dressed in
presidential aide Midge Costanza, white uniforms.
congressional sponsors of the bill, actor Along the parade route, a giant copy
Elliot Gould, actresses Marlo Thomas of the ERA will be displayed on the
and Jean Stapleton and other leaders of steps of the National Archives, the
the ERA drive will address the mar- building that houses the Constitution.
chers. Many of the ERA demonstrators will
EACH ORGANIZATION will carry a return to Congress to lobby Monday
banner that is a replica of those used in when the House and Senate go back to
early suffrage marches, and many of work after the July 4 recess.
res to confer in Vienna

"private" unofficial talks. Sadat met
Peres, who would be Israel's next
prime minister in the event his Labor
party wins the next Israeli elections, in
Salzburg Feb. 11, also at Kreisky's in-
Peres, who arrived shortly before
Sadat, stressed that he did not come to
negotiate with Sadat but merely to "ex-
change" views.
"I DID NOT come to negotiate, but to
discuss the Middle East situation. I
represent here the Israeli Labor Party,
The Chesapeake Bay retriever
originated in the bay region of
Maryland around 1807 from two
Newfoundland dogs which were cross-
bred with other breeds trained as

not the Israeli government," he said.
Peres said the Labor Party, like the
government of Prime Minister
Menachem Begin, rejected Egypt's
latest peace proposals calling for
Israeli withdrawl from the West Bank
and the Gaza Strip and a five-year tran-
sitional period until some form of
Palestinian self-rule.
But he said his party would be more
flexible than Begin in offering to com-
Bracy's bid
(continued fromPage 3)
of the votes received by Secretary of
State Richard Austin in 1974.
But Bracy argued that the only
requirement he was required to meet
was the 100 signatures from each of 20
counties since there was no election for
secretary of state at the last November
election, in 1976.

(Continued from Page 3)
"I don't see right now any rea
would want to take advant
reciprocal programs at this time
at a maximum number of out-
students as it is," Kennedy said.
Kennedy said he was unsureu
three major schools were exclu
term with either a master's
ee awarded by the Rackham
emit a Diploma Application to
Rackham Graduate School no
July 11, 1978 in order to be
ee list. diploma Applications
3raduate School, Room 1014
program office.

al tuition unlikely
son we der the original legislation. "I have
age of really no idea why we (the University)
We're weren't included initially."
why the supply of out-of-state students at the
ided - time of the 1972 legislation was cause
for the exclusion of the University.
"The argument I heard was that the
legislation was unneeded. The vision
that the University had was that it
could lower tuition if they wanted to,"
Weber said.
Eastern Michigan University (EMU)
President James Brickley announced
Thursday that the Ypsilanti college
s would participate inareciprocal tuition
program with the University of Toledo
starting next fall. EMU is the largest
Miehigan university to narticinate in

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