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Tornado strikes .Wisconsin
A twister that injured more than 20 people yesterday roars through a field in homes and farm buildings in the, a
central, Wisconsin. The funnel cloud caused extensive damage to mobile Wet weather also hit Ann Arbor yes
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sterday. See related photo, this page.
STATE WELFARE DIRECTOR ISSUES WARNING:
Food stamp cutof possible
From The Associated Press
Iranian diplomats and their families,
their belongings hastily crammed into
cardboard boxes, prepared to leave the
United States last night, insisting that
they were being abused more than the
American hostages in Tehran.
The Iranian diplomats were ordered
to leave by midnight yesterday when
President Carter severed diplomatic
relations with Iran. One exception was
made for a diplomat who will remain in
Washington to see to the transfer of
Iranian property to the custody of an as
yet unnamed third country which will
Iran and Iraq are believed to be
close to war. See story, Page 7.
act as Iran's "protective power."
AP Photo MEANWHILE, Ayatollah Ruhollah
Khomeini urged Iranians yesterday to
[dings. rejoice in their final break with the
"world-devouring plunderer" America,
and the Tehran government began
mobilizing the people for a "holy war"
of belt-tightening and possible rationing
to grapple with economic woes.
President Abolhassan Bani-Sadr
declared there was "no reason to
worry" about the U.S. economic em-
bargo against Iran, but added that
Iranians would need an extra effort to
at they resist the pressure.
In a message to the nation, Khomeini
current said President Carter's anti-Iran ac-
nflation tions would have no effect on the status
g" has of the 50 U.S. Embassy hostages, in
their 157th day of captivity in the hands
of young Moslem radicals.
HE SAID a decision on their fate still
must await convening of the new
go- Iranian Parliament, which may be
9-33 U.S. State Department officials said
that at least half a dozen of the Iranian
diplomats asked to leave the country,
1fare requested more time in the United
States for various reasons. At least one
psey diplomat, whom officials refused to
name, sought political asylum. The
State Department said all such
requests were rejected.
In small groups, the Iranians
s needed straggled into Dulles Airport, 20 miles
1 time to outside Washington, bound for London,
umerous where they were to take a flight to
ill with Tehran. They arrived at the airport in
when it two city buses with a police escort.
An embassy secretary, who identified
herself as Mehrmah Hodai, arrived
with her husband, who is a student, her
six-year-old daughter, and more than a
dozen huge cardboard boxes, assorted
suitcases and a carrying case for the
little girl's favorite doll.
Airline officials told her that there
was too much luggage, and while they
pushed it to one side, Hodai told repor-
ters, "They deal with us worse than
hostages." She complained about the
short time the diplomats were given to
collect their belongings and the FBI
surveillance they were placed under on
By MITCH STUART
At least 25 per cent of the ballots
for the Michigan Student Assembly
election yesterday and today contain
misprints which may affect the out-
come of the election, MSA Election
Director Ross Romeo confirmed last
A.nother 25 per cent of the ballots
contain a separate error that should
not affect election results, Romeo
The first error is the omission of
Mark Daniels' name from the list of
LSA representative candidates on
one-fourth of the ballots. Daniels is a
candidate with the Realistic Party.
candidate and party spokesman
Thomas McDade said his party in-
tends to file a written complaint with
the Central Student Judiciary (CSJ)
if indeed it appears that Daniels
could have been elected if the ballots
were all printed correctly.
CSJ Chief Justice Dave Schaper
said last night that "The can-
cellation of the election is not a
Schaper said, however, that a run-
off election between Daniels and the
lowest vote-getter in LSA is a
See MSA, Page 10
LANSING (UPI)-State Welfare
Director John Dempsey warned
yesterday food stamp benefits likely,
will be suspended in June for more than
800,000 Michigan residents due to
delays in a Congress stricken, with
Dempsey said he has written to
members of Michigan's congressional
delegation urging fast action on
measures needed to avert the crisis but
believes at least a brief suspension is
inevitable at this point.
HE GRIMLY predicted the cutoff will
trigger mass confusion as destitute
recipients mob state welfare offices
and will place a severe strain on an'
already fiscally strapped state to come
up with funding for emergency grants.
The situation is particularly bad in
Michigan where a slumping auto
industry already is creating hardship
with high unemployment.
The current federal appropriation for
the food stamp program will be
exhausted at the end of May.
U.S. AGRICULTURE Secretary
Robert Bergland has announced he will
be forced to suspend the program
effective June 1 if Congress does not
appropriate additional funding by May
A key Congressional figure has
predicted the May 15 deadline likely
will not be met.
The veteran administrator said the
current shortfall in food stamp funding
results from a 1977 measure greatly
expanding eligibility for the program.
"On the one hand they promised
benefits and on the other hand they
failed to fund it," he said.
DEMPSEY CHARACTERIZED the
food stamp situation as an "urgent
crisis," noting in one-third of the cases
the program is the only form of public
assistance received. In outstate
counties, the per cent of persons
receiving food stamps only is much
igher than in Michigan's urban poverty
pockets, Dempsey said.
Eliminating food stamps could mean
severe hunger for some needy persons
and could even force a return to soup
kitchens and similar charity efforts.
"WE'RE VERY CLOSE to going
back to the 1929-33 period," Dempsey
Cutting off food stamps not only hurts
the poor, but would mean a loss of about
$25 million per month to the state's
already weakened economy, he said.
The 'cutoff also would increase
demand for state emergency assistance
grants by about $5 million per week,
Dempsey said. He said the legislature
likely would try to help "but wh
could do, I don't know."
Dempsey said the
Congressional mood of "i
fighting and budget cuttin
'We're very close tc
ing back to the 192
Director John Den
jeopardized earlier predictions
legislation would be passed in
avert a disaster. He said nt
lawmakers to delay the b
reaches the U.S. House floor.
charged with assault
By NICK KATSARELAS
An Ypsilanti man employed as a
ouncer at Second Chance nightclub
was arraigned yesterday in 15th
District Court on charges of assault and
battery. He is the third Second Chance
bouncer to be arraigned on similar
charges in two days.
Daniel Haisenleder, 40, stood mute as
Judge S.J. Elden set a pre-trial con-
ference date for April 30.
Haisenleder is accused of striking
second Chance customer Thomas
DeJonge on the evening of March 29.
DeJonge said he was provoked by
Haisenleder, before being kicked and
punched about the body by Haisenleder
and four other bouncers at the night-
DEJONGE SAID his injuries ranged
from bruises all over his body to two
swollen eyes, and cuts and bruises on
Haisenleder was charged with
assault and battery in another instance
in July, 1978, while employed by Second
Chance, but the case was later
Monday, two other bouncers were
arraigned on aggravated assault and
assault and battery charges in connec-
tion with incidents occurring while em-
ployed as bouncers at Second Chance.
BOB SOSIN, who works part-time at
the bar, said he has never witnessed an
incident in which bouncers have used
unnecessary force while dealing with
unruly customers. He added that he has
not seen bouncers provoke customers.
Sosin said that bouncers do not at-
tempt to use force, because "they're
big enough where they don't have to
"All the bouncers I know are pretty
level-headed," he added.
HE STATED that the crowd coming
to Second Chance may be a little more
unruly than that which visits other
bars. He explained that many of the
customers are not University students.
"It's a working class crowd," he said.
Bob Adsit, an ex-bouncer, agreed
with Sosin's evaluation of the clientele.
Adsit also said he has never seen boun-
cers provoke, nor physically abuse,
customers, except for self-protection.
Adsit explained that bar employees
are frequently subjected to physical
abuse and taunts by customers.
"Most of the time,"'he said, "I found
I was having to control my anger."
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An unidentified Wolverine baseball player runs for cover
torrential rains which hit Ann Arbor. Severe weather str
ield and stCream Daily Photo by PETER SELIN
yesterday to avoid game of a doubleheader against Western Michigan, which won the first game
ruck out the second 9-7. See related story in sports, Page 8.
tattoo their molars and some have even asked to have real
diamonds imbedded in their teeth. Lavorini himself sports
a tripleheader-a star, a rainbow, and a heart pierced by an
arrow. The cost of the whole process might leave its own
dent: $240 for a crown and an additional $30 to $60 for the
Running out of fingers
The distribution of census forms doesn't appear to be
running as smoothly as census officials had hoped. The
town of Secretary, Maryland, population 500, was
inadvertently ignored by the census bureau. It was later
discovered that the town had been left out of the computer
Anderson to speak at 'U'
tial candidate Jo
Anderson, who h
recently gained wi
support among colle
students across t
nation, will appear
April 17 from 8 to 9 p.
Not only are honest people suffering in New York's
transit strike, but even criminals are unable to get to work
ehn in their struggle for the dishonest dollar. "The pickpockets
are trapped in the area where they live and the pickings are
as not too good. They depend on public transportation,"
de according to Police Lieutenant Gerard Feeney. D
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