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July 19, 1975 - Image 5

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-Saturday, July 19, 1975


Page Five

Saturday, July 19, 1975 THE MICHiGAN DAILY Page Five

'U'regents confirm fall tuition hike

(Continued from Page 1) discussed the tuition issue with

WITH REVENUE from con-
tracts, grants, and other sources,
the Regents tentatively approved
a total general operating fund
of $165,736,000. While this figure
represents an increase of nearly
$8.1 million in actual "new
;money" over last year's fund,
inflation and skyrocketing costs
(particularly in the area of util-
ities) bring it some $27 million
short of what the University
originally requested in Lansing
this winter.
"We are entering an austerity
year," R h o d e s gravely an-
nounced to the Board. "We are
now reaching the breaking point
here, and cannot continue to ab-
sorb cuts of this magnitude."
Members of the Board, who

President Fleming and other of-
ficials late into Thursday eve-
ning said they felt certain that
all alternatives to the hike had
been thoroughly explored.
REGENT Thomas Roach ' (D-
Grosse Pointe) said the Univer-
sity's officers were to be con-
gratualted for both keeping
room and board rates steady,
and holding the tuition increase
to six per cent.
"In a year of very high in-
flation, this represents a very
substantial management effort,'
Roach said.
"We're very much aware of
the student's hardship," noted
Regent David Laro (R-Flint),
"and I think we should make
it quite clear that every effort

Spacemen declare 'new
era,' friendship, detente

uontinued from i'age i)
Leonov began by showing
what he called "drawings made
a long time ago" holding up
side-by-side American and So-
viet flags.
Asked what he would like to
hear as news from earth, Brand
said "it would be nice to hear
that everything was more
peaceful over many areas of the
world, that the world is really
coming together."
A SHORT while after the
news conference the spacemen
gave their final farewells.
Stafford gave Leonov a box
of white spruce seeds, a spe-
cial variety developed for cold
climates such as the Soviet

commander's native Siberia.
There were enough seeds in the
box to plant a whole acre of
trees and Leonov said they
would do well "in the climate
of our country."
In his final remarks, Staf-
ford said: "I am sure that this
flight will open the way to fur-
t h e r cooperation a n d
friendship between our coun-
tries. Let the things that went
on in our flight be a good
thing for both our peoples."
In the second day of united
space work, the men of Apol-
lo and Soyuz performed joint
expperiments and scurried back
and forth between spaceships in
a series of carefully planned

within reason and beyond rea-
son to avoid the increase was
under consideration."
RHODES and Chief Financial
Officer Wilbur Pierpont took
great pains to point out that
student financial aid funding-
would be increased to campen-
sate for the tuition hike. Ac-
cording to Rhodes, financial aid
levels will be up $500,000 over
last year.. With a $1.2 million
increase in federal financial aid
monies, the total student aid
package will be "well over 30
million dollarS."
Midyear cutbacks in the 1975-
76 fund remain a distinct pos-
sibility. Last year, executive
orders lopped nearly $4.5 mil-
lion f r o m the University's
budget, and President Fleming
said there is "a widespread
feeling in the legislature that
it is very possible we will re-
ceive aother cutback francthe
Governor if state revenues do
not equal expenditures."
Fleming indicated that a two
per cent cut late this fall seem-
ed highly likely. Since it would
be based on the entire year's
budget, not just the amount re-
maining to be spent, "It will in
effect be double whatever the
Mail strike
(Continued from Page 3)
Two of the unions - repre-
senting letter carriers and
postal clerks - are under a
"no-contract,. no-work" man-
date from their memberships.
And union locals in several ma-
jor cities, including New York,
Philadelphia and Chicago, re-
portedly have threatened slow-
downs this weekend and wildcat
strikes Monday unless a tenta-
tive settlement is concluded.
The Postal Service presented
the unions with its first formal
contract proposal yesterday
which one union official called
"THERE'S nothing there we
can do anything with," said
James Iapenta, chief negotiator
for the union representing mail
handlers. He said postal work-
ers would not subsidize the Pos-
tal Service and added that the
only way the operation could
become self-sufficient was if
the rate structure was reform-
Darrell Brown, management's
chief negotiator, was more op-
timistic, saying they were
"making progress." Neither

Riots erupt, in Portugal-
(Continued from Page 3) face of an increasingly left-
mocracy. ward turn by the military.
The Socialist rally in Oporto, the Communist - dominated
center of a region where Coin central labor organization, sup-
munists took only three Per cent ported by the military-appoint-
of the vote in April's elections, ed city council, called on work-
was called to support to party's ers to leave their jobs early
walkout from the government and take part in a counter de-
and to demonstrate the force of monstration before the Social-
the moderate majority i the ist gathering to support the
Armed Forces Movement and
" its plan for radical peoples-sol-
diers alliances that would by-
pass parliamentary democracy.
In the afternoon, sound
side would discuss the specific trucks from the two rival de-
contract offer. menstrations crisscrossed Opor-
Two major issues, continua- to calling for supporters. In
tion of the no-layoff clause de- the port area of Matosinhos
manded by the unions and one Communist truck was sur-
managemen's right to dictate rounded by an angry crowd of
work rules, remained a prob- fishermen, and police had to
lem, sources said. intervene to help the crew.
A L T H O U G H postal Speakers at a Socialist rally
officials have said a strike is Tuesday in Lisbon had warned
unlikely, they have taken a of a "Stalinist dictatorship"
number of steps to prepare for and the crowd shouted again
a walkout in addition to alert- and again that the people no
ing the military. A spokesper- longer support the Armed
son said major mailers have Forces Movement.
been told what to do in event - - - -
of a strike. In addition, the
spokesperson said regulations
would be waived so that pri-
vate firms could handle first-
class mail. IN
The Postal Service handles' THE
about 300 million pieces of mail
each day, more than half of
which is first-class. Postal MICHIGAN
workers are prohibited by law
from striking, but there was DAILY
a wildcat walkout by some
workers in 1970 which brought rfESIT
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cut actually is-we may have
to take some steps late this fall
to freeze up some funds in an
effort to comply with the cuts."
APPARENTLY, Gove:nor Mil-
liken's office is asking t.e fni-
versity to prepare for the worst,
asking for the preparation of
target budgets for fis:al 1976-77
predicated on three and eight
per cent across the board cuts.
In other action yesterday, the
Board approved a resolution by
Regent Paul Brown (D-Petos-
key) reaffirming the Univer-
sity's commitment to equal op-
portunity for women, specifical-
ly relating to the much discuss-
ed Title IX of the 1972 Omnibus

Education Act, which bans sex
discrimination in college ath-
The resolution noted that the
Regents "recognize the financial
implications of supporting wo-
men's intercollegiate athlefic
teams and support the passage
of the rules at the forthcoming
NCAA convention which will ef-
fect cost reductions in intercol-
legiate athletics."
The Regents also:
. ratified the appointment of
Helen Heneveld as a student
member to the Board in Con-
trol of Intercollegiate Athletics,
for a two year term. She re-
places Sheryl Szady.

Porno at drive-in:
Business as usual

(Continued from Page 3)
One of those residents, Barb
Carlson of 148 Staebler, is situ-
ated almots directly across from
the Scio Drive-In's m o v i e
screen. Se smiled when asked
about the flicks.
"I haven't been watching
them, but I do feel uncomfort-
able when I do things out in the
front yard, like playing with my
dog. And people have been park-
ing out here on the road to
watch the movies, and they'll
throw their beer cans around.
That's a nuisance."
But she was quick to add
that, morally, "I'm not offend-
ed by them. Actually, I think
they're funny."
ALTHOUGH the Washtenaw
County Prosecuting Attorney's
Office has lost this latest.battle,
it will probably try to :nove
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against Weiman and his films
in the future.
Perhaps the whole issue of
wide-screen, open-air sex is best
explained by Roy Tanner.
"Either we're wrong or they're
wrong," he said of the contro-
versy. He paused for a thought-
ful moment, then asked 'rneto-
rically, "Where does society

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