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The Michigan Daily
Vol. LXXXV, No. 53-S Ann Arbor, Michigan-Thursday, July 31, 1975 Ten Cents Twelve Pages
Ford sees progress on arms talks
HELSINKI, Finland (A) - President Ford said his meet-
ing with Soviet Communist party chief Leonid Brezhnev
moved negotiations forward on a nuclear arms treaty and
that a second discussion Saturday will bring even more
Meanwhile leaders of some 35 European and North
American nations, including Brezhnev and Ford, opened a '
supersummit here which has heen described as a turning
point in the bloody history of Europe while cautioning that
basic differences between East and West are not easily

BREZHNEV and Ford also discussed yesterday the sim-
mering Israeli-conflict, and one American source said this
was a happy surprise.
The Middle East was not due for discussion until the
Saturday meeting, Ford said, but was moved forward when
the arms limitation issue went so smoothly.
The minisumnit, lasting 2 hours and 15 minutes, be-
tween the U. S. president and the Soviet leader dealt pri-
marily with a strategic arms limitation treaty. Ford said
afterwards: "When we meet again on Saturday further
progress will materialize."
HE -AND BREZHNEV made their optimistic assessment
in a joint, unscheduled news conference. Ford added that
the "discussions concerning strategic arms limitation . . .
were very constructive."
"It was businesslike and very friendly," the President
Ford did not elaborate, and neither did Secretary of
State Henry Kissinger in a late afternoon briefing with re-
HOWEVER, Kissinger said that he and Soviet Foreign
See FORD, Page 9

ARCHBISHOP MAKARIO of Cyprus (left) talks with President Ford and Secretary of State Henry
Kissinger last night in Helsinki, Finland, at a state dinner held in the Presidential Palace.
Detroit quiet after two
nights of disturbances

DETROIT (UPI) - Police moved into a
west side neighborhood in force yesterday to
guard against a third night of disorders there,
but officials said it was so calm they did
not even carry out plans to cordon off the
There hasn't been one incident," a police
spokesman said. "It's even quieter than norm-
al nights."
A MAN was struck on the head with a tire
jack about two miles away, but police said
it was not related to earlier disturbances in
the 18-block trouble area.
About 200 riot-ready police took up positions
in the area, where gangs of youths looted,
birned and showered police with bottles, rocks
and debris in two previous nights of unrest.
The trouble erupted late Monday after a
white tavern owner shot and fatally wounded an
18-year old black he said was tampering with
his car in a parking lot.
MORE THAN 100 persons were arrested, at
least 11 persons .injured and several cars and
buildings set alight in the area. Damage was
not estimated, but one official said it was
l '.ver than first reports indicated.
Police also reported scattered looting, some
of it in shops more than a mile from the
trouble area.
The predominantly black, lower middle class
neighborhood was quiet yesterday after a
second night of sporadic rock-and-bottle at-
tacks on police.
PEACE was restored to the area early yes-
terday after police used tear gas to disperse
the, angry crowds who set fire to 13 business

places and looted several markets and stores,
Police and clergymen circulated through
the streets, mixing persuasion and police pow-
er in an operation called "Campaign Cool It",
hoping to maintain the calm that settled over
the neighborhood.
Police Chief Philip Tannian mobilized most
of the city's 4,500-man force to prevent fur-
ther disturbances. The first 2,000 police went
on 12-hour duty at 3 am. yesterday morn-
AT THE same time, Mayor Coleman Youig
and other prominent black officials renewed
appe as for an end to tensions sparked late
Monday when a white tavern owner fatally shot
a black teenager in the bar parking lot.
Tavern owner Andrew Chinarian, 39, told
police he shot Obie Wynn, 18, when the
yoath advanced toward him with an object
in one hand. The object, police said, was a
See related story, Page 5
Chinarian was charged with second degree
murder Tuesday and freed on $500 bond by
a Detroit city judge. Scores of enraged blacks,
some shouting for volunteers to burn down
Chinarian's tavern, protested the low bond.
BEFORE the night was done, according to
official reports, 13 businesses were set alight
several shops were looted, police deployed in
two separate areas came under two concen-
trated barrages of debris, botles and rocks
and another 51 persons were arrested.
See DETROIT, Page 5

AP Photo
AN UNIDENTIFIED youth hurls a brick at police during the second
night of disturbances Tuesday in Detroit's northwest side. An
estimated 259-300 teenagers threw bottles and bricks, set fires, and
broke store windows near a bar where a black male was shot to
death Monday night. -

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