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Page 10-Thursday, July 20, 1978-The Michigan Daily

Sirica says HEW
can't require busing
WASHINGTON (AP) - A federal require, directly or indirectly, the tran-
judge has upheld the constitutionality sportation of any student to a school
of two relatively new laws that bar the other than the school which is nearest
Department of Health, Education and the student's home . .. in order to
Welfare (HEW) from requiring busing comply with Title VI of the Civil Rights
to achieve desegregation in school Act of 1964."
systems. BUT SIRICA said the plaintiffs
In issuing his order, U.S. District exaggerate the effect "and overlooks
Judge John Sirica said it was too early alternative means available to federal
to tell whether the two provisions authorities other than HEW to effect
emasculate HEW's desegregation en- transportation remedies when they are
forcement powers. And the judge said needed to achieve desegregation in'
he is ready to listen to a new challenge federally-funded school districts."
if that should be the case. The judge conceded, however, that
BEFORE PASSAGE of the the amendments prevent HEW from
provisions, known as the Esch - after ordering a cutoff of federal funds, even
former Ann Arbor Rep. Marvin Esch - when the agency determines that com-
and the Eagleton-Biden amendments, pliance with the law requires busing.
HEW had the authority to require And, he agreed, "the fund termination
busing by threatening to cut off federal procedure is the more effective, since
funds to any school district that did not certainly it is the more coercive way."
comply. Sirica called attention to a second en-
The Eagleton-Biden amendment, forcement option - referring violations
adopted in 1977, says no money in of equal education laws to the Depar-
HEW's appropriation "shall be used to tment of Justice for prosecution.
Mimes, massages
invade A2 Art Fair

AP Photo
The Surgeon General has determined...
Oscar Strandbar, 80, appears oblivious to the signs as he enjoys lunch during the
annual Senior Citizens Day Picnic in Chicago's Lincoln Park yesterday. Strandbar
was among 1,500 who attended the outing.
Police roundup
(Continued from Page 3) 1
anything about the missing woman. But Yesterday, Ferguson summed up
out of all the walking has come nothing. police action in recent days, as calls
Gold is a University junior, with hazel taper off and there are fewer people to
eyes and brown hair: She disappeared talk to. "It's just been another dynamic
from the living room of her apartment day spent doing whatever we can,"
without taking her wallet, which con- Ferguson said with a sad chuckle. "And
tamed about $40 or her bicycle. She has that's almost nothing right now."
now been missing for 35 days.
FRIDAY, JULY 21-9:00- 1:30 um
SATURDAY, JULY 22-9:001:30 um
ed FULL BAR-Come dance the night away

(Continued from Page One)
formal "booth" he has organized along
with a few friends. "You can see people
gathering up the courage to come
over. "
NAROWSKI said many of his clients
stay to massage other customers' feet.
"Some' people even cut off their
nylons," one woman sang out, as she
held up her recently massaged leg,
nylon stocking severed at the knee.
"A lot of people don't know if we're
serious or not," Narowski said. "They
just burst out laughing."
Bringing a few laughs to the faces of
the Art Fair attenders seems to be a
concern of many exhibitors. "I like to
make people laugh," said caricaturist
Irv Tasco, who has peddled his
drawings all over the country. "They
(customers) usually don't laugh - they
hit me over the head with a frying pan
- but I attempt to make them laugh."
MASTERMIMES, a collective of
about 20 St. Clair Shores High School
graduates wearing black leotards and
whiteface, has come to perform at the
fair for the first time, in hopes of
eliciting a few smiles.
"We enjoy doing this - this is sort of
a hobby," said mime Heidy Mohr.
"We've gotten laughs, and we like to.
see people happy."
Franz Harary, a two-year veteran of
the Art Fair, will be putting on a magic
show during the four-day event. The 16-
year-old Ann Arbor Pioneer High
School student said he will perform
about 40 shows during each day of the
fair, each show lasting approximately
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - Operators of
a local cable television company were
uncertain whether anyone was wat-
ching the early mornijg movies,
So, at 2:30 one m'orning, the halted a
film and ran the weather signal along
with a sign to the effect that viewers
should telephone if they wanted to see
the film to its conclusion.
Immediately, the switchboard lit up
with calls. Since then, the company has
been satisfied it has early morning'

eight minutes,
HARARY SAID he's doing "in-
credibly well," working mostly before
children and collecting about a dollar
per show passing the hat.
Antique dealer John Gehman is
responsible for the silver-colored
oyster-cracker-shaped balloons that
have been bobbing above the heads of
the Art Fair crowds.
The balloons are monogrammed by
Gehman and his staff and are construc-
ted of polymer, a food-packaging
material. According to Gehman, his
product is more durable and retains
helium longer than ordinary balloons.
THE BALLOON seller, who lives in
Ann Arbor and distributes his product
all over the state, said business at the
fair has been excellent. "These are the
best things since sliced bread and
beer," he grinned, waving a balloon.
The vendor of another of the more
unusual Art Fair wares is New York
pipe carver Sandor Herskovitz. "The
things I sell, nobody else sells," said
Herskovitz, puffing on a wooden pipe in
the shape of a bare foot.
The artist's array of designs ranges
from an abstract, roughly-textured
wooden pipe to an intricate miniature
replica of Benedict Arnold's boot.
"I sell all over the country, and these
are the best handmade pipes in the
world, I think," Herskowitz paid. "The
people seem to like our pipes in Ann Ar-
Stay extended
(Continued from Page 3)
Miller, Jr. of'Sterling Heights, sued for
custody of the girl in 1976, four years af-
ter the couple's divorce.
THE SUPREME Court still must
decide if it will hear Miller's request to
appeal a lower court decision that
Jillian must live with her father.
"We'll be waiting for that now," said
Miller added that her legal costs now
total close to $10,000.


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