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Ninety-Two Years
of
Editorial Freedom

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BE'TTER
A little warmer today with
a high ini the mid 60s.

Vol. XCII, No!13

Copyright 1981, The Michigan Daily

Ann Arbor, Michigan-Thursday, September 24, 1981

Ten Cents

Twelve Pages

When it comes to sexy,
our men win hands down

By JULIE HINDS
The men of the University are proving once again that they
lre more than matches for their Michigan State rivals-this
time in the field of scantily clad physiques.
Coming Oct. 15 to local bookstores is an as-yet-untitled 1981
-82 calender featuring male University students. The calend-
ar is Ann Arbor's answer to a similarcalendar published in
East Lansing last week, which sold 700 copies in its first three
days.
EXPECTED TO COST under six dollars, the calendar will
be more than a bargain in terms of square inches of exposed
flesh. Like the Michigan State version, thecalendar will fea-
ture most of the models in various states of undress, ranging
from gymshorts to towels draped upon reclining figures, said
1Ncy Anderson, the calendar's creator and owner of the
local NBK promotion conmpany..
"It's classily suggestive," Anderson said. "It's not
seductive. There's no nudity."
Anderson found most of her models-all of whom posed for
free-through referrals from sororities and bar managers.
"When girls told me about some really sharp guys I trusted
all those votes of confidence," Anderson said, describing her
choices as "really good-looking with good bodies."
A couple of them had reservations about their possible
future careers and what the calendar would do to their
image," Anderson admitted. "But they were flattered,
because a lot of women were involved saying these guys were
great."

MODELS REACTED TO the calendar with a mixture of
pride and embarrassment. "I'm not embarrassed in the
least. I did it for the hell of it," said Mike Martin, a senior on
the Michigan rowing team.
Martin, who appears in the calendar's most revealing
month, said he was photographed lying on a bed with a towel
for a covering.
"That was all," Martin admitted. "I'm just kind of waiting
to see the reaction."
MIKE BUTTS, a member of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity,
is a more reluctant model. Butts said he told Anderson he
"didn't want to do anything risque." Butts is the only model
fully clad in sweater and slacks.
Butts was selected after he helped several women with
their search for models by showing them his fraternity
composite.
"They came back and asked me. I was suprised to death,"
Butts said.
BUTTS RELENTED from his initial reluctance when his
fraternity brothers said he'd be "crazy to turn it down.
"My friends said no guts, no glory," Butts said.
Richard Winston, a senior football cheerleader, said he was
discovered for his spot in the calendar while walking down
See OUR, Page 7
SENIOR MIKE MARTIN (right) shows off the physique that
earned him a spot as a model for a soon-to-be released calen-
dar featuring Michigan men.

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Daily Photo by KIM HILL.
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Promoters
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Road work
may slow
N.Campus
bus route
By JENNIFER MILLER
North Campus commuters beware.
Getting to central campus
may begin to get tougher next term
as major reconstruction of the
Fuller-Glen .corridor and the new
University Hospital construction
gets underway.
Although Ann Arbor city engineer
Leigh Chizek and Fuller-Glen
project engineer Rise Rasche say
they plan to minimize traffic
problems, the combination of the
two projects promises to bring some
traffic snarls and delayed bus
schedules for commuters.
UNIVERSITY bus operations
foreman Robert Kepler said the
current sewer and site construction
has already slowed down the 20 Nor-
th Campus buses somewhat.
Until the construction is com-
pleted, the bus route "will not be as
good as it is now," Chizek said.
North Campus buses will continue

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MADISON, Wis. (UPI)- Raising and lowering the tempting to control alcohol consumption through the
legal drinking age in four Midwestern states had no legal drinking age.
significant impact on alcohol consumption, a new The researchers compared the number of persons
study shows. who could legally drink with sales of absolute alcohol
The study of alcohol consumption in Illinois, in the four states. Although changes in the age in-
Age awsMichigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin was conducted creased or decreased the number of persons who
by a private foundation headed by Michael Birkley, could legally drink, they found no corresponding
an aide to Wisconsin Sen. Gary Goyke, of Oshkosh. change in alcohol sales.
7 "It is clear from this study that in these four Mid-
BIRKLEY SAID the researchers. compared western states, lowering the legal drinking age did
alcoholic beverage revenues and population data in not result in more drinking and raising the legal
the four states during 1970-79. He said per capita drinking age did not result in less drinking among the
despite changes in the legal drinking age. BIRKLEY SAID he was concerned raising the age
Illinois lowered its drinking age to 19 jn 1975 and would simply move more young people out of super-
liq u o u s e , raised it to 21 last year, while Michigan lowered its vised settings, resulting in less control and more
age to 18 in 1973 and then raised it to 21 in 1979. Min- abuse.
nesota lowered its age to 18 in 1974 and raised it to 19 Price, not the legal drinking age, has the most im-
in 1977, while Wisconsin lowered its legal drinking pact on drinking, he said.
age to 18 in 1972. "The single most effective mechanism for reducing
Bills are pending in the Wisconsin legislature to consumption is to increase the price,".he said. Asked
raise the age to.19 or 21. Birkley has opposed raising whether that meant alcohol taxes should be in- .
- theage.creased, he replied: "I'm not suggesting that."
"MY OPPOSITION to raising the legal drinking 'Birkley said the impact of prices was apparent in
age is based on the fact that it doesn't work," Birkley Michigan, which enacted a mandatory bottle deposit
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By PAM FICKINGER
A concert ticket goes for about the
price of four or five movie tickets. And,
chances are, the album is cheaper. But
maybe you're the kind who prefers
radio.
Lotsa choices. Fine for you, but not
for three local concert promoters com-
peting for the student entertainment
dollar.
One campus promoter lost money
last year. The other two struggled, but
managed to break even. All three hope
for better success this year.
THE THREE promoters-the Office
of Major Events, Eclipse Jazz and
Prism Productions-have been hit,
especially hard by low ticket sales and
a list of other problems ranging from
lack of shows to organizational dif-
For a chart of upcoming
Major Event concerts, see
Page 2.
ficulties.
For the first time in its-7-year history,
the Office of Major Events lost a "con-
siderable" amount of money, "said
producer and booking agent Bob
Davies. Major Events officials refused
to say exactly how much money was
lost.
"Last year was terrible," Davies
said.
ECLIPSE JAZZ, a student-run non-
profit organization, also faces financial
difficulties, said coordinator Max
Dehn. The group lost about $2,000 at last
Saturday's Miles Davis concert, Dehn
said. j
Popular jazz artist Bob James,: a

University graduate, will perform a
benefit concert for Eclipse Oct. 24.
"Hopefully, the 'biz' on Bob will help
take up the slack for Davis and put us
ahead," Dehn said.
At the same time, officials at Prism
Productions, a privately-owned com-
pany which produces the TIDAL WAVE
concert series at Second Chance, said
that booking agency broke even last
year.
Last year, Major Events scheduled a
series of 12 concerts, about four of
which sold out, said director Karen
Young. The small series was the result
of the lack of available talent and poor
economic conditions, she said.
MAJOR 9~VENTS currently has
scheduled for this season 12 concerts
and one magic show, beginning with
next Wednesday's Alice Cooper show.
Others are being negotiated.
When booking concerts, Major Even-
ts pays careful attention to student in-
terests in music. Young said student
tastes are "very, very pertinent to what
acts we book."
Though there's no real formula for
determining what those tastes are,
Young likened the process to a 'doctor
diagnosing an illness. "There are cer-
tain clues you look for," she said.
TICKET SALES are the
organization's only source of revenue.
Fall concern tickets are selling fairly
well, Davies noted, adding that Devo
and The Tubes are the most popular
shows so far. Ticket sales for the up-
coming Alice Cooper concert are slow,
he said.
"It's:doubtful we can make it up this
fall," he said. -
Eclipse Jazz, meanwhile, sold only
2,362 of a possible 4,177 tickets for the
' Miles Davis concert at Hill Auditorium.
See CONCERT, Page '2

TODAY
Eureka!
UREKA! IS HERE. A University student
organization called "Crossroads for Tomorrow"
has recently published its first issue of Eureka!
the first student-run journal of its kind in the
country. The journal features essays and original artwork
on various themes ranging from ethics to public policy.
knu' will hl eavnilahl e entember ;10 in the Fishbowl for

Up in the air
How many times could you fly between New York to
Detroit? 20,048 you say? Well, Richard Kippen of Milford
can make that trip that many times free. Kippen was the
one millionth pssenger of New York Air, and by being so,
was awarded 1 million worth of commuter air travel by the
airline. The New York-Detroit run is only one of a number
of option. available to the attorney, who normally goes to
New York on business once or twice a month. The airline
also figures the $1 million would get Kippen from New York
In RuTffan nr Bntnn 34.48 times. -He can also fly free to

morning cock-a-doodle-do of Fluffy, a pet Rhode Island red
rooster residing in Randolph, Mass. Thanks to a com-
promise worked out by the chairman of the local Board of
Health, Fluffy spent Tuesday morning with a drop cloth
over his coop. "A rooster will not crow in the dark," ex-
plained John Connors, who worked out the arrangement
Monday night between Joseph Lewis, Fluffys owner, and
Geraldine and James Purcell, Lewis' neighbors. Fluffy will
remain in the dark until 10 a.m. so the bird won't crow and
awaken Purcell, a square dance caller who often gets home
very late. Before Lewis decided to buy Fluffy, he owned
ducks as pets. "Ducks don't crow," he said. And neither

with a small elephant pendant. So far the retired Boeing
employee has only been able to make thirteen of the
rosaries because he hasn't been able to find the elephant
charms in any great quantity. Dawley says the trinket was
not intended as an insult, but merely a reminder to
Republicans as to their campaign pledges. Just the same,
he has Included with each rosary a disclaimer saying that
the rosary "was not conceived to cast reflections uponor to
cause embarrassment to any politica or rehgious,
organization or any person's beliefs." So, Dawley sent one
to President Reagan. He, in turn, received a White House
letter signed by the president. The letter thanked Dawley

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