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Thursday, February 7, 1980
University of Oregon
'Behavioral Analysis of Movement"
MHRI Conference Room 1057.
3:45 to 5:00 p.m.

Compiled from Associated Press and
United Press international reports
Tanker fire under control



Federico Fellini's


A flamboyant-exploration of Fellini's fascination with the circus clown as a
source of images, passion, melodrama, comedy and pathos. On one level,
THE CLOWNS is a nostalgic look at a disappearing art; on another, the film
is an allecnrv where the world is a circus and we are its clowns. Pierre
Etaix, Anita Ekberg and Baptiste. In French and Italian with subtitles. In color.
Short: Ben Turpin and a host of others in KEYSTONE HOTEL.
Fri.: EL SUPER (Cuban.Americans in Manhattan)

MIAMI-A fire in the engine
room of the oil-laden 600-foot
tanker Aries yesterday forced 22
crew members! to flee in
lifeboats. The blaze was brought
under control several hours later,
the Coast Guard reported,
although smaller fires continued
to burn.
A Coast Guard spokesman said
all the crew members were
accounted for, but at least two
were reported injured. There
were no immediate reports of any
oil spill.
"There's still concern about the
possibility of a reflash fire," said
Lt. Moris Turner of the Miami
Coast Guard station. "But it
appears everything is under
control now."

Sarasota ok..
Fort Myers
~Gumf of
ZMex e@
~ Napies








The Residential College Writers-In-Residence Program Presents
a Reading a By:
Author of SWEETWATER DRAGONWINGS (A Newberry Honor
Book), SEA GLASS and numerous science fiction stories
TUESDAY, FEB. 12 at 8 PM
In the Benzinger Library (First floor East Quad, East
University between Hill and Willard) f
A reception for Laurence Yep will follow the reading
Laurence Yep will also be the guest at the Hopwood Tea
on Thursday, Feb. 14 at 3:30 PM in the Hopwood Room,
1006 Angell Hall.
The Residential College Writers-In-Residence Program is made
possible in part by a grant from the National Endowment for
the Arts and Friends of the Residential College.

Ar loto
JOSEPH SILVESTRI, a key figure in the FBI Abscam probe, sports Arab
headwear which he says he purchased on a 1978 business trip to Abu Dhabi,
where he was arranging construction projects.
Criminal indciment
in ABSCAM scandal
expected in 90 da ys

To~e c ap. a hl
Key West .^^..


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Regular Price
State Street on the Campus
lnterVarsity Press Presents:
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From UPI and AP
WASHINGTON - The Justice Depar-
tment expects criminal indictments in
90 days in the corruption scandal that
implicates at least eight members of
Congress and reportedly has spread to
high levels of the New Jersey state
Meanwhile, the House ethics commit-
tee decided yesterday to launch its own
investigation of the "AI ab Scam"
scandal, despite warnings from the
Justice Department such a move could
jeopardize the government's criminal
THE SENATE Ethics Committee
was to meet later yesterday on whether
to take a similar course.
Attorney General Benjamin Civiletti
asked the House panel in a letter -to
delay any "official misconduct" probes
until the Justice Department completes
its criminal case against members of
Congress suspected of taking bribes
and promising favors to undercover
FBI agents in return.,
"If this committee were to begin a
full investigation before we have had a
fair opportunity even to complete our
criminal investigations, a number of
guilty individuals may go unprosecuted
or unpunished, and innocent ones may
be more severely prejudiced," Civiletti
"WE EXPECT that indictments can
be returned in a number of cases within

the next 90 days," he said, adding that
giving information to Congress would
mean that "evidence which would
otherwise be received in the grand jury
process will be adduced in public, per-
mitting others to alter or tailor the
testimony they might otherwise have
But Rep. Charles Bennett (D-Fla.),
the House ethics committee chairman,
said the panel would move ahead with
its own probe "without jeopardizing the
criminal investigation" and would seek
all the information it could get from the
Justice Department without resorting
to subpoenas.
"The attorney general. told me.
Tuesday there is information that can
be made available currently," Bennett
said. "I think the conflict is artificial."
eight members of Congress implicated
in the FBI's bribery investigation, con-
firmed yesterday that he took $25,000 in
cash, but asserted he did so to pursue
his own investigation of "shady charac-
Kelly told NBC News that he took the
$25,000 from what turned out to be FBI
agents because he thought they were
"shady characters" and he felt he "had
a unique opportunity" to investigate
"When they blew the cover on their,
case they blew the cover on mine,"
Kelly said of the FBI.
The Florida Republican said he was
given money by one of the shady
characters, a man who turned out to be
an FBI agent. .

Snow buries South. Plains
At least 12 deaths have been blamed on a three-day snowstorm that
pushed its way from the Plains to the East yesterday, Southern Wisconsin and
parts of Illinois got their heaviest snows of the season.
Schools shut down in parts of Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina,
Virginia and Tennessee. Snow in Atlanta forced postponement of the federal
bank fraud trial of former U.S. Budget Director Burt Lance.
Student charged with arson
waives preliminary exam
GRAND HAVEN-David Lanham, a former Grand Valley State College
student charged with arson in a dorm fire last fall waived preliminary
examination during an Ottawa County court hearing yesterday.
Lanham, 18, pleaded guilty at his arraignment last 'week after being
charged with arson of an occupied building in the Nov. 17 dorm fire at Grand
Valley State. There were no injuries in the fire.
Lanham's alleged crime is a felony which carries a maximum prison
sentence of 20 years. No trial date has been set.
Cronkite to weigh anchor
NEW YORK-Walter Cronkite wants out as "CBS Evening News"
anchorman, a post he has held since 1962; CBS said* yesterday. Cronkite
wants to deyote more time to specials and other journalistic work, the
network said.
Cronkite confirmed that he would like to leave the post no later than
November, 1981, when his current contract expires.
A network spokesperson called the news "not anything really new,"
though the development fanned rumors that Dan Rather, CBS "60 Minutes"
correspondent is in the middle of a bidding war between the three major
networks. Rather, however, declined to discuss money.
Inmates rekindle violence
SANTA FE-Inmates set fires and flooded cells in 'a new round of
violence at the riot-torn New Mexico State Penitentiary Tuesday night, and
officials said they are trying to expedite the transfer of hardcore criminals
out of the state. No injuries were reported in the outburst.
Gov. Bruce King's secretary said the group involved in the flareup
included men believed to be ringleaders in the 36-hour weekend uprising
which killed at least 36 men at the state's only maximum-security prison. As
of yesterday, officials said 100 bodies are "unaccounted for."
Prosecutor calls Gacy
murder premeditated
CHICAGO-Assistant State's Attorney Robert Egan, in his opening
statement before a jury yesterday, said John Gacy, Jr. premeditated the 33
strangulation murders of which he stands accused. Egan said Gacy used a
"rope trick" to take the lives of all 33 young men and boys "because they
were inconvenient to him."I
Defense attorney Robert Motta said the crimes were "acts of an insane
mind...acts which Gacy couldn't control." Motta said "The bottom line is
he (Gacy) is dangerously and incomprehensibly ill."
Pitt students protest new
overnight visitors policy
PITTSBURGH-Students at the University of Pittsburgh are complain-
ing that a proposed ban of overnight visitors in dormitories will turn the
residence halls into "monasteries." Campus officials say they hope the
policy, which will begin in May, will reduce crime.
The university plans to stop male and female students from sharing
rooms between 2 a.m. and 10 a.m. Under the new plan, members of the same
sex may stay overnight, but must register at the control desk and cannot
stay longer than three days every two weeks.




Your apartment
Read the
Daily Classifleds
for the latest 'For Rent' info.

Daily Official Bulletin
Daily Calendar:
Computing Center: Lab follow-up to Forrest Har-
tman's Lectures on the Ontel Terminal, NUBS, 9
a .m.
Comparative Literature: Michael Bell, "The
Aesthetics of Ordinary Experence," 1054 LSA, noon.
Resource Policy & Management Program: Laura
M. Lake, "Environmentar Mediation and Political
Accountability," 1028 Dana, noon.
CAAEAS: Yu Insun, "Women in Vietnamese
History," 245 Lane, 2p.m.
Medical Care Organization: Stephen C. Crane,
"Dollars, votes and Political Exchange: Special In-
terest Group Influence on States' Physicians
Assistant Legislation," 3001 vV, SPH, 3 p.m.
MHRI: Steven W. Keele, "Behavioral Analysis of
Movement," 1057 MHRI, 3:45 p.m.
Physics/Astronomy: E. Yao, "A Trip to China,"
2038 Randall, 4p.m.
Guild House: Poetry readings, David victor, Chet
Leach, and Ed Engle, 802 Monroe, 7:30 p.m.
Chemistry: Graham Cooks, "Mass Spectrometer:
Next Generation," 1300 Chem,8p.m.


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