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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Saturday, June 12, 1976

~nge Four THE MICHGAN DAILY Saturday, June 12, 1976

Dems reveal tentative platform draft

Experts focus on
heavenly objects

(C'0)o d 1 r1m Poe 11
But Dukakis said representa-
Ives of Sen. Harry Jackson and
tep. Morris Udall were more
Rctive in the early discussions
han Carter's representatives.
THE sbcommittee decided to
ose its deliberations to t h e
iblic and the news media in
,sregard of a requirement of
se party charter for open meet-
gs. A copy of the tentative
atform draft, which was ob-
ined by reporters, says "de-
sion-making behind closed
xars is the natural enemy of re-
xonsible government."
The section of the draft on
:hoot busing supports other op-
ons to achieve racial integra-

tion in schools as well.
It says:
"THOUGH mandatory trans-
portation of students b e y o n d
their neighborhoods for purpos-
es of desegregation remains a
judicial tool of last resort, the
Democratic party will be an ac-
tive ally of those communities
which seek to enhance the qual-
ity as well as the integration of
educational opportunities through
other measures."
It went on to name these other
measures as "the redrawing of
attendance lines, pairing of
schools, the use of the 'magnet'
school concept and other tech-
niques for the achievement of
racial and economic integra-
tion."

President Ford has said he
firmly opposes the use of busing
to promote racial balance in the
public schools, although he adds
he will support court decisions
on busing.
Ronald Reagan, Ford's chal-
lenger for the Republican nomi-
nation for president, has said he
is against forced busing, a n d
would support a constitutional
amendment if that is the only
way to eliminate busing.
The Democrats' tentative draft
also would suport the concept
of national economic planning,
support national health insur-
ance in a "fiscally responsive
way," and favor guidelines but
not controls on wages and prices
at the present time.

Pursell leads House race

4Contimied from Page 1)
A.x ording to Trowbridge,
'There hasn't been a manhole
secident in Ann Arbor in the
as' s x years" and "that's in-
licative of the uselessness of
dis legislation."
'r-owbridge also charge Pur-
eel' with wasting tax-payer's
motoy in other areas also, at
the same time painting the
Star1 Senator as a wildcat Re-
publican.
"IIE WAS the only Senate
Repubhcan to vote for paying
tearters while they were strik-
ang," said Trowbridge. "That
puts him apart from the Repub-
licans."
T-owbridge continued, "I'm

a tacher -- if I strike, I don't
feel the public - you should
pay me for striking."
Pursell was unavailable for
comment on Trowbridge's re-
marks.
Af FAR as the actual cam-
paigning is concerned, most
observers give Pursell a big
edge over Trowbridge.. In what
was widely regarded as a swing
di trict. Pursell won his last
state s.natorial race with 63
pe' cent of the vote, the largest
m05ority in the entire state.
Pursell also seems to have
the jurrp on Trowbridge in re-
garas to both name - recogni-
tio-: and organization. He has
become increasingly visible the

last week or two. Locally, Pur-
sell took a swing through the
city last weekend with stops
at ths Farmer's Market and
the Greek Festival.
Asked how he views his op-
ponent's campaign effort, Pur-
sell replied, "I haven't seen
much of him - I can't really
conment on how well or poorly
he's doing."
"RUNNING IN a city ward
is eery different from running
in a congressional district,"
said Pursell.
He added, "I've heard he's
somewhat disorganized."
As for the outcome of the
election, Pursell appears quite
confidence of victory. "I expect
to win the primary rather sub-
starlially," he said.
Pursell also characterized
Trowbridge as a "professed
conservative", meanwhile call-
ing himself "a problam - solver
in tI-s Esch tradition."
LEGAL PROBLEMS
CHICAGO (P) - The Amer-
ican Bar Association says a
survey shows the most common
legal problems in the nation ar-
ise from damage to or theft of
personal property, traffic tick-
ets and the purchase of real
property.
It says the study also shows
that persons between 35 and 44
have more legal problems than
any other age group.

(Continiuid from Page ])
HYNEK'S involvement began
in 1949 with an Air Force study
on UFO reports. "I took it as a
joke, a passing fad," he recall-
ed. "I was surprised to realize
tha' reports came from other
parts of the world."
Because of the Freedom of
Information Act, which states
that all government agency re-
ports should be made open to
the public, the Air Force will
release "Project Bluebook" lat-
er this month.
This report which Hynek will
edit, contains many accounts of
UF( sightings and cases.
IE PROJECT Starlight In-
ternational tracking system is
now being installed on MUF-
ON's 400 acre research site in
central Texas. The tracking
system (called Operation Ar-
gus) consists of stations which
feed information on UFO's into
a c.nputer. The Argus system
activates when a magnetomet-
er, gravitometer, or radar unit
detect an object of a certain
frequency or measure in its
tracking distance. The unit then
alerts the central. computer
which displays a television pic-
ture of the area and pinpoints
the location of the UFO. A four-
wheel-drive unit then is dis-
pa~ched to the locale.
Ray Stanford, originator of
the project ARGUS system,
claims UFO's can be tracked up
to twenty miles with the equip-
ment.
In addition to recording data

about the approaching UFO,
the computer activates a tele-
phone system which alerts
trained volunteers prepared to
obseive and photograph the ob-
ject.
STANFORD HASalso
developed a program to trans-
mi. messages in binary code
an. 'elevision signals to UFO's.
"We don't expect an answer,
its just a way to cover every
base in research," said Stan-
ford. "It would be foolish just
to sit and monitor these
things."
Tie Texas station has been
in operation several years but
has only recently begun to ac-
quite this sophisticated appa-
ratos. Previously, a light en-
circled station was used. From
December 1973 to November
1974 this manned station made
nine UFO observations.
VERSATILE YOGI
NEW YORK (P) - Hall of
Famer Ralph Kiner recalls a
round of golf he played with
Stan Musial, Red Schoendienst
and Yogi Berra. The 18 holes
took 6 hours and Kiner
blames the longevity on Berra.
"Yogi didn't bring his clubs
and, as you may know, he
plays some shots left-handed
and some right-handed," says
Kiner. "Well, Yogi used clubs
in my bag for his right-handed
shots and used Stan's for the
lefty shots. Yogi spent the best
part of the day walking from
one bag to the other, depending
on the situation."

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Pa. declares Gay Pride Week
HARRISBURG, Pa. (M) - ment, housing and in the law.
Gov. Milton Shapp has p r o - Gay Pride Week will be cele-
claimed June 12 to June 19 as brated in more than 10 cities
"Gay Pride Week.' acros the nation, Shapp's state-
"One of the least understood ment said.
minority groups in this state is "As governor of the Common-
that group of men and women wealth of Pennsylvania, I here-
who comprise the Gay Libera- by express my support f or
tion Movement," said the pro- equal rights for all minority
clamation. groups and for all those who
The statement, released yes- seek social justice, and dedi-
terday, said homosexuals h a v e cate Gay Pride Week to those
tried to educate the public re- worthy goals," the proclamation
garding equal rights in employ- said.

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