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Vol. XC, No. 1


Ann Arbor, Michigan-Wednesday, February 27, 1980

Ten Cents

Ten Pages

L"oyaus s
in Kabul,
NEW DELHI, India (AP) - Forces
Sal to Afghanistan's beleaguered
arxist government swept through
Kabul yesterday and arrested large
numbers of Shiite Moslems for their
suspected r.ole in violent anti-Soviet
riots last week, according to reports
reaching here frdm reliable sources in
the Afghan capital.
But official Radio Kabul broadcasts
promising shopkeepers protection if
they returned to work and urging
vernment workers to go back to their
s suggested both strikes against the
government were continuing.
babies went without milk and families
without food because of the
shopkeepers' strike, though it insisted,
without explanation of the apparent
contradiction, that most shopkeepers
had returned to work.
In Washington, a Carter ad-
ministration official said President
Carter had pledged U.S. willingness "to
n in a guarantee of true neutrality
and non-interference in Afghanistan's
internal affairs" once the estimated
70,000 Soviet troops withdraw from the
Central Asian nation.
The official refused to say the
president's comments, contained in a
letter, represented a reply to Soviet
President Leonid I. Brezhnev. But
Brezhnev said last week, "Let the U.S.
together with the neighbors of
fghanistan guarantee non-
terference and then the needs of
Soviet military assistance will cease to
THE OFFICIAL Soviet news agency
Tass published statements by the
nation's top propagandist, Leonid
Zamyatin, challenging Carter to
"command" an end to alleged U.S. in-
terference in Afghanistan "if the
United States wanted peace in the
His comments were printed just as
Be thrust of Carter's comments con-
tained in a letter to Yugoslav President
Josip Broz Tito were made public. In
what was perhaps his last diplomatic
See LOYALISTS, Page 10

Reagan, Carter win

in New
Special to The Daily
CONCORD - President Carter
defeated Sen. Edward Kennedy in New
Hampshire's presidential primary
election yesterday. New Hampshire
voters, once again showing a penchant
for upsetting the presidential
aspirations of front runners, buried
Republican George Bush in a landslide
vote for Ronald Reagan.
Carter's victory was sweetened by
the fact that New Hampshire is next
door to Kennedy's home state of
Reagan fires campaign manager.
See story, Page 2
Massachusetts. At press time, Carter
was outdistancing Kennedy by 32,823
votes to 24,054.
Reagan, the former. California
governor, was beating Bush up and.
down New Hampshire, from the upper
lakes region to the southernmost city of
Manchester. At press time, Reagan led
Bush 45,952 votes to 19,084.
nessee Republican, was a distant third.
Representative John Anderson of

Illinois was running a close fourth Hampshire indicated thee
behind Baker. Reagan's support here. Onl
"This is the first, and it sure is the towns of Hanover, and two pr
best," Reagan said of his victory. "This Lebanon, did Bush lead Rea
is the way I want to continue cam- that was attributed to the D
paigning, to meet the people, that will College student population
be the type of campaign it is. We'll be cities.
back in the general election, because In Hanover, home of Da
we're going all the way." Bush ran first with 591 votes w
Carter's victory marked the third son a close second with 474
time he has dealt Kennedy defeat in as Manchester, Reagan bea
many contests, leaving the challenger decisively in 11 our of 12I
who once looked so formidable with no reporting.
place to go but home with the BUSH CONCEDED defeat1
Massachusetts primary one week an hour after the polls
away. congratulating Reagan on hi
"THE PEOPLE of New Hampshire and thanking his supporters.
have sent to Washington a very impor- the way I look at it," Bush s
tant message," Kennedy said, won two (Iowa and Puerto R
acknowledging his loss. "They care lost one. I'm disappointed tor
about the old, they care about the I'm absolutely convinced I'm
working people, they care about the win this nomination."
young. Our party won't be silent on Bush tried to take some sol
those issues. , devastating defeat saying, "E:
"The issues raised here," he con- it's boiling down after New H
tinued, "the issues of concern and com- to a two-man race, and that w
passion, are going to be the- dominant our goals." Referring to the
issues in the states of New York, Pen- Saturday night's debate fias
nsylvania and Michigan. We will con- campaign, Bush said, "That':
tinue this campaign, we will bring it Our campaign was-an honora
back to New Hampshire." paign."
The voting patterns across New Since Carter whipped Kenn

depth of
y in the
vcincts in
gan, and
in those
ith Ander-
votes. In
at Bush
less than
s victory
aid, "We
Rico) and
night, but
going to
ace in his
ias one of
effect of
co on his
s politics.
able cam-
nedy by a

AP Photo
FORMER CALIFORNIA GOVERNOR Ronald Reagan campaigns in New
Hampshire earlier this month, paving the way for his landslide victory in
the state's Republican primary yesterday.

!U' keeps A
Within five minutes after the West Engineering
Building supervisor called the Ann Arbor Fire Depar-
tment last Thursday night, five fully equipped trucks
were steaming toward the old building.
Trucks surrounded the red-brick structure at the '
corner of South and East University Streets as a team
of five firefighters rushed inside to find the cause of
the alarm.1
AFTER PINPOINTING the source of smoke in an
elevator shaft the firefighters diagnosed the problem
as an overheated transformer. One of the men
radioed to the squads waiting outside that they could
return to their respective stations.
University security officer Terry Seames watched
the scene and said, "This sort of thing happens all the
As of Monday, the AAFD had responded to 451 calls
since January, approximately 20 per cent of these
calls came from the University. Last year over 600 of
the city's 3,457 calls came from the University, most

fire fighters busy

of those from residence hall alarms.
ACCORDING TO AAFD officials the call to West
Engineering last week cost $1000 dollars, ap-
proximately $200 per truck for the five trucks respon-
The University, through the state, helps to sub-
sidize the fire department's operations, providing 18
per cent of its budget. The University will provide
$300,000 of the AAFD's $16 million budget this year.
"The state will reimburse cities for protection of
state property," explained University Fire Marshall
Russ Downing, "and the University is state proper-
ALTHOUGH THE vast majority, of these calls
are either false alarms or minor fires such as "trash
can" or bulletin board fires, the AAFD responds in
full force to every call.
"It doesn't matter to us whether it's a waste basket
fire or a real one," said Deputy Fire Marshall Ben
Zahn in an interview yesterday.

"We don't take the chance of sending too little
equipment," said AAFD Fire Marslall Nolan Lee.
"It's not a waste of money to put out a.fire, however
small, before it gets out of hand."
"Whenever there's a multiple-story building in-
volved, they'll run everything to it," said University
Marshall Downing, "because they don't know."
"Nobody likes to see them called out for false
alarms, or even trash can fires," Downing continued,
"but small fires often become big fires, and you
really can't afford not to call the fire department."
Downing referred to a series of five alarms at East
Quad last weekend. A full force of fire trucks respon-
ded to the calls, each of which turned out to be inten-
tionally set minor blazes.
As fire investigators for the AAFD both Lee and
Zahn spend much 'of their time searching for ar-
sonists who abuse the AAFD's response facilities.
"We're bound to determine what caused every fire
we respond to, and who caused it," Lee said.

two-to-one margin in the Iowa caucuses-
last month, the president has stuck to
his Rose Garden strategy, while the
Massachusetts senator has continued to
attack him on both foreign and
domestic affairs.
IN A NEWS conference two weeks
ago, Carter said he prefers
campaigning but must stay in the White
House to "solve the foreign -crisis."
Instead, he once again dispatched an
army of surrogates to convey his record
to New Hampshire. voters. Vice
President Walter Mondale, First Lady
Rosayln Carter, and other members of
the Carter entourage have criss-
crossed the state in recent days in an
attempt to knock Kennedy out of the
And as Robert Strauss, the
President's national campaign
manager, has often promised, the Rose
Garden strategy will stick as long as
the Carter machine rolls smoothly onto
the Democratica Convention in New
York in August.

. ............................. - , -......

'U' prof
dies Monday
Robert Hayden, award-winning
poet and University English
professor, died Monday night at
University Hospital of apparent
heart failure.
HAYDEN, 66, was among several
American poets recently recognized
at the White House by President and
Mrs. Carter. A University professor
since 1969, Hayden was the first
black to hold the position of Con-
sultant in Poetry to the Library of
Congress in 1976-77.
Last Sunday the poet was honored
at a reception sponsored by the
University Center for Afro-
American and African Studies.
Reportedly ill with the flue, Hayden
did not attend the event which
featured tributes by a number of
famous American poets and
The author of six volumes of
poetry, Hayden won the grand prize
for poetry at the First World
Festival of Negro Arts in Dakar,

Student GOP candidate Burton challenges
incumbent Dem Greene in 2nd Ward race

this ward," said Greene. "She'll be
lucky to get 20 per cent of the vote."
GREENE CLAIMED his represen-
tation of the student-dominated ward as
a whole and his stress on the issues
have given him the support of students
and non-students. "We've always got-
ten a large number of student votes,"
he said. "But the notion that you need a
student to represent students is entirely

Hyden I 914-1980
Senegal, in 1976 and the Russell
Loines Award of the National In-
stitute of Arts and Letters in 1970.
Hayden completed his graduate
studies at the University after ear-
ning his bachelor's degree in
Spanish from Wayne State Univer-
sity. He was a professor at Fisk
University before joining the
University faculty.
A private burial service will be
held today with a Bah'ai memorial
service to be held at a later date.
Hayden is survived by his wife,
Erma, a daughter, Maia Hayden
Tedla; and one grandson.

city election '80

"I THINK I have a chance if we can
get out there and tell people there's a
new candidate," the twenty-year-old
Burton said. But running as a
Republican in the Second Ward could
hurt Burton's chances. The ward is 85
per cent students, and includes the hill
dorms and a large number of apar-
Greene, the 43-year-old incumbent
bidding for a third council term doesn't
take the Burton threat seriously -
because Burton is a Republican.
"Republicans don't do anything in

As a Republican, Burton thinks she
could get more done for the ward since
the party holds seven of the eleven
council seats.
She asserted that if elected, she
would work on ward issues with the
other council member from the Second
Ward, Democrat Leslie Morris. Morris
is not known for her ability to com-
promise with the Republican majority
on council.
A NATIVE of Birmingham who said
she considers Ann Arbor a "second
home," Burton claimed she had "been

B u rion,
...the Republican challenger
brought up as a Republican and I've
been a Republican all my life. I believe
in free enterprise."
Speaking on issues and on the cam-
paign in a recent interview, it was
evident that Burton had done her
homework on city government. She
said she had gotten her information by
talking with city Republicans and

Gret e
... theincumbent Democrat

Burton singled out Greene's record as
his weak point, as did Stacey
Stephanopoulos, a student whom
Greene narrowly defeated in a Second
Ward Democratic primary last week.
BURTON ALSO contended students
would benefit if a student were elected
to council.
Burton said, for example, that while
See STUDENT, Page 10


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project? A game of spud in the Graduate Library reference

Check your Records
Remember chicken-fights, the adolescent jousting
matches fought between splashing, screaming youngsters
in the neighborhood pool? This week's University Record
weekly calendar announces a revival of the chicken
fight-in which combattants wrestle while riding atop
another person's shoulders-on Friday night in the Angell
Hall foyer. "All-campus Chicken Fight," reads the
calendar. "Men's 7 p.m.; mixed 8 p.m." Nostalgic would-be
gladiators will be disappointed to hear that the
announcement is a hoax. "We thought the fover, with all its

project? A game of spud in the Graduate Library reference
room. Bring your own ball. IL
Udder recklessness
Several farmers in Topeka, Kansas seem to be letting off
a lot of hot air over local balloon travelers. The balloons,
most of which are equipped with gas burners, are
disturbing and injuring cows in the region, farmers claim.
"I have a neighbor who had to sell three cows because they
damaged their udders running from low-flying balloons,"
said Marvin Smith, a farmer in the region. While members
of the Kansas legislature are discussing a law to force


run, in the past, similar layouts on the Big Ten, Pac Ten,
and Ivy League. Meanwhile, Baylor University President
Abner McCall Monday demanded that the 30-person staff of
the Lariat, Baylor's student newspaper, resign unless it
follows his guidelines regarding editorial criticism of his
anti-Playboy policy. McCall said the newspaper is owned
by the university and therefore he has publisher's rights to
control editorial comment. Playboy's director of
soliciting, Dave Salyers, said yesterday that such reactons
don't discourage the magazine's staff. When told of these
two developments, Salyers responded, "That's hysteri-





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