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Page 2-Tuesday, May 9, 1978--The Michigan Daily
KISSINGER BEFORE SENATE PANEL

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Israeli arms supply boost urged
WASHINGTON (AP) - Former the postponement of the private does not preclude commitment for an DURING KISSINGER'S appearance
cretary of State Henry Kissinger session, Senate Minority Leader additional sale of jet fighters to Israel before the Foreign Relations Commit-
ged yesterday that the ad- Howard Baker (R-Tenn.), replied, separate from the sales proposals tee, Baker said Carter called him at
ntion ine r se sa eto Isracg n "You might assume something was already before Congress. home Sunday night to discuss the
gamid going to happen." proposed sales.
owing signs that a compromise along Despite indications that a com- AT THE STATE Department, "I'm not at all sure the ad-
at line was under discussion promise was in the offing, White House spokesmen Hodding Carter refused to ministration will materially alter this
Kissinger appeared before the Senate press secretary Jody Powell said that disclose details of negotiations under- proposal," Baker said.
cid to delay until o amitt pwnc President Carter "made it quite clear way between congressional leaders and Kissinger told the committee that
sied soessi n iotediscussinnof that the proposals before Congress will the administration, but noted changes rejection of the arms sales package
sed session for further discussion of not be altered." in the numbers of planes for each coun- "could have serious foreign policy con-
e administration plan to sell fighters But he added: "What is possible out- try could be made in the present sequences."
Israel, Egypt and Saudi Arabia. side those limits remains to be seen," package if the White House and
ASKED ABOUT the significance of an indication that the administration Congress consent. THE FORMER secretary of state

Council pores over
budget for '78-'79
By DAN OBERDORFER designated for repairing Ann A
City Council discussion last night deteriorating streets.
ctyred Cound shessropolsedbudget BELCHER SAID he would like
centered around the proposed budget $1.8-2.3 million spent on the stree
for pubican y 1 ouis Belher said would not say, however, whet
Rheepulnm ayoerOPuBechrsaioud money would come from.
the seven-member GOP caucus would "I can't be that specific nov
try to pass a final budget during the said. "You'll know the week
week of May 22 in order to give City 22nd"~
Administrator Sylvester Murray at
least a month to work with before the During the public hearings
budget goes into effect on July 1. beginning of the meeting, city r
Murrary submitted recommen- AileenMergel complained abo
dations for a $3.7 million budget-an in- proposed elimination of fall leafp
crease of 7.7 pe cent over last year-to service. Mergel, who said shes
City Council on April 17. Murray's 30-40 hours each fall raking leav
proposals included an increase of the street, said, "I couldn't be
$150,000 above last year's $100,004 think how long it would take to pu
in little baoqs

Elsewhere, Saudi Arabian oil
minister Ahmen Zaki Yamani said his
country does not see a direct linkage
between Saudi oil sales and the pur-
chase of the U.S. fighters. But he said it
would be "naive" to think that a rejec-
tion of one would not affect the other.
Senate Majority Leader Robert Byrd
(D-W. Va.) told reporters he and other
senators would have breakfast Tuesday
with Secretary of State Cyrus Vance.
Byrd said he was hopeful a compromise
would be reached that would avoid a
bitter floor fight over the sales.

strongly endorsed increasing the num-
ber of planes slated for Israel.
He said the 75 F-16s and 15 F-15 jet
fighters were "at the very lowest end of
the spectrum" of the numbers
discussed during the Ford ad-
nAnistration.
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Western Europe, covers an area of
more than 100,000 square miles of
mountains, bogs and lakes.

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No sign of Moro

Fine cracked wheat, soaked and
drained, isthe base for a Lebanese
salad that has become popular in the
United States. Chopped scallions and
fresh parsley, tomatoes cut in small
pieces and fresh mint are added to the
wheat. Then the mixture is dressed
with olive oil, lemon juice, salt and
pepper.

A WORKING session during which
Council members reviewed the plan-
ning department, water fund, motor
equipment fund and sewage disposal
fund budgets followed a special session
which also focused on the budget.
Council will be holding two more
working sessions to discuss the budget
on Wednesday and Thursday. The
sessions will be open to the public.

as seareh
ROME (AP) - Italian police laun-
ched new sweeps yesterday in Rome
and in Genoa, where they arrested two
more suspected leftist extremists, but
again failed to turn up any trace of Aldo
Moro or his Red Brigades terrorist ab-
ductors.
In Milan, two gunmen shot and woun-
ded in the legs Dr. Diego Fava, 52, em-
ployed by the government to check on
workers calling in sick. The Red
Brigades did not immediately claim
responsibility. It was the fourth
"kneecapping" in five days and the
Brigades took responsibility for the
others.
THE KIDNAPPERS of Moro, a five-
time former premier, kept silent for the
third day. Speculation ranged from
hope that he was still alive to fear that
his death would be announced at a
symbolic moment such as next Sun-
day's local elections around Italy. ti
Police manned roadblocks and made
house-to-house searches near the
Vatican, at Rome's central train station
and in streets of the capital's historic
center.
In the northern port of Genoa, 500 of-
ficers joined the hunt that led to the
arrest of two more leftists. That
brought to 28 the number picked up sin-

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continues
ce a message attributed to the Red
Brigades announced Friday they were
"carrying out" the death sentence im-
posed on Moro, the 61-year-old
president of the ruling Christian
Democratic Party.
AUTHORITIES HAVE described the
arrested persons as "flankers" -
meaning supporters - of the Red
Brigades, the feared urban guerrilla
band whose membership and
organization is shadowy. But police
have not said whether any of the
arrested have direct links with the
gunmen who kidnapped Moro on March
16 after killing his five bodyguards.
The 26 persons picked up during the
weekend were charged with member-
ship in an armed subversive gang. A
leftist union at Rome's Policlinico
Hospital, two of whose members were
among those rounded up, issued a
protest calling them "hostages."
Since Moro's abduction, police have
arrested at least 40 persons but only one
is known to have been directly involved
with the Brigades. He is Cristoforo
Piancone, wounded in Turin after an
ambush squad killed a prison guard.
THE LAST message from the kid-
nappers did not specify that Moro
actually had been killed. The baffling
wording has spawned new anguish for
the nation and a variety of theories
about his fate.
Italian officials said the silence could
mean that Moro is still alive and that
the Red Brigades, frustrated by the
government's refusal to release 13 im-
prisoned terrorists in exchange for his
life, are holding out for some con-
cession.
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volume LXXXviii, No. 5-S
Tuesday, May 9, 1978
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