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Yol. LXXXVill, No. 47-S
Thursday, July 20, 1978
12 Pages
Mideast
talks end
without
progress
LEEDS CASTLE, England (AP) - A
two-day Egyptian and Israeli foreign
ministers' meeting ended. yesterday
without any apparent progress toward
peace in the Middle East, but with a
pledge from Secretary of State Cyrus
Vance to follow through with more
negotiations.
"I believe Egypt and Israel remain
fully committed to establishing a
genuine peace and we will continue to
help them in that efford," Vance said in
a statement issued at the 13th-century
moated castle where the meeting was
held.
VANCE SAID he would begin his
diplomatic visits to Cairo and
Jerusalem in two weeks. No other
details of his travel plans were announ-
ced but he also is likely to visit Jordan
and Saudi Arabia, which the Carter-
administration is depending on for sup-
port of the U.S. mediation effort.
Vance said he could not guarantee his
trip would produce another foreign
ministers' meeting, let alone a
breakthrough toward settlement.
Vance mediated the talks here, which
focused on the future of the Israeli-
occupied West Bank of the Jordan
River and the Gaza Strip.
AS THE TALKS were ending here,
President Anwar Sadat of Egypt
declared in Khartoum, Sudan, that
Israel was "still dreaming of expan-
sion" and said it could be "the cause of
grave damage" to the Mideast. Sadat
made the statement in a speech to a
meeting of the Organization of African
Unity.
Israeli sources referred to the Leeds
parley, held in a sitting room once
favored by King Henry VIII, as "a
seminar" rather than' a negotiating
session. One delegate, however, said it
was the first time he had thoroughly
understood Egypt's position and felt
Egypt understood Israel.
See MIDEAST, Page 2

A BUDDING PICASSO? It's probably too early to tell, but this tot appears to be on her way as she polishes her painting
skills at a special children's booth atthe Art Fair yesterday.
Art attackr
Of mmesmasks and Amassagess

By MITCH CANTOR
and ELISA ISAACSON
Along with the hundreds of traditional exhibits, this year's
Art Fair is not without its share of oddities and amusements.
For instance, anyone willing to submerge his or her face in
wet plaster for two minutes may walk away with a per-
sonalized mask. Plaster caster LarryOughton, whose booth
is located near the intersection of South Forest and South
University Streets, said face molds sell well because "people
like themselves - it shows they have a positive aspect about
themselves."
THE 32-YEAR-OLD art teacher added that creating your
own face gives you a chance to "get to know yourself, to be
creative with yourself."
University graduate Kerry Sandford is the perpetrator of
another unique scheme. Heis offering rides on his "tricycle
cab" for 50 cents a customer. The canopied vehicle, which
Sandford built in three weeks, can carry two passengers as

Sandford peddles. Sandford runs back and forth from the in-
tersection of State Street and Liberty down toMain Street.
The coolie-clad biker, a rookie at his trade, will donate half
of his earnings to the Ann Arbor Alliance to Stop Nuclear
Power, of which he is a member.
FOR THOSE unable to afford the 50-cent rickshaw fare,
Wladyslaw Narowski is offering free foot massages on the
lawn along East University.
Narowski said he got the idea for his innovative endeavor
three years ago, while meandering through his fifth or sixth
Art Fair. "I noticed myself overloaded and overwhelmed by
so many pots and paintings - you get so you can't see
anything anymore," he explained. "I though, 'What would I
want more than anything else? - a foot rub' - and I thought
other people would, too.
"It was pretty scary at first, because it's never been done
before, but people have come back," Narowski said of the in-
See MIMES, Page 10

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Postal talks snagged as strike deadline nears
WASHINGTON (AP) - Contract resolved many secondary national leaders have threatened to call their American Postal Workers, has drawn
talks aimed at heading off a possible issues during the day on matters such members off the job if an agreement is up contingency plans in the event of "an
strike by postal workers remained as grievance procedures, arbitration not reached by today's deadline. emergency" after midnight today.
snagged yesterday on the question of and union recognition. -In response to those threats, Post- The federal government also has
layoffs, with bargainers reportedly "Both sides, however, are still far master General William Bolger has drawn up strike plans that include the
refusing to bend on the issue. apart on several other major issues," warned postal workers that they could use of military personnel to deliver
"They just ran into a logjam," said said Horvitz without identifying the lose their jobs and be convicted of a essential mail.
one source close to the negotiations areas of dispute. Those issues repor- felony if they participate in a strike. THE ONLY previous postal strike
between the Postal Service and three tedly include job security, wages and BOLGER SAID he wanted to remind was in 1970, when some 200,000 workers
unions representing more than 500,000 work rule changes. workers of "the grave consequences of walked off their jobs in scattered wild-
workers. FOR '4HE past two days, the negotia- strike participation" and of cat actions, mostly on the East Coast.
FEDERAL mediators have been at- tions at a Washington hotel have been management's intention to enforce the The current talks have been stalled
tempting to finda compromise so a set- conducted with the two sides separated law, which calls for fines and jail terms since Monday night, when bargainers
tlement can be forged by midnight in different suites. Mediators have been for violators. stopped meeting face-to-face because
today, when the current three-year providing the direct lines of com- National leaders of the postal unions of their bitter division over a no-layoff
agreement expires. - munication; have refused to talk publicly about clause in the current contract. The
Chief federal mediator Wayne Hor- Postal strikes are prohibited by possible strike actions. But the largest unions have insisted the clause must be
vitz said yesterday that bargainers , federal law, but some local union of the three unionsthe 300,000-member retained if there is to be a settlement.

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