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Ninety-Two Years
Of
Editorial Freedom

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DRAB
Cloudy with a chance of
rain today and tonight.
High around 50 and low
around 30.

Vol. XCII, No. 40' Copyright 1981,The Michigan Daily Ann Arbor, Michigan, Sunday, October 25, 1981 Ten Cents Ten Pages

Michigan
flattens

'ats,
By MARK MIHANOVIC
In a Big Ten season which has been as
unpredictable as Ann Arbor weather in
October, there remains one con-
stant--everybody beats Northwestern.
The Michigan Wolverines took their
turn yesterday, as they breezed to a 38-0
Homecoming romp over the Wildcats
and suddenly found themselves back in
the thick of a wild scramble for the Big
Ten Championship.
TAILBACK BUTCH Woolfolk capped
the day for the Wolverines early in the
third period when he ripped through the
Northwestern defense for ten yards to
replace Rob Lytle as the all-time'.,
Michigan rushing leader. Woolfolk
finished with 108 markers on 18 carries,
giving him a total of 3,368 career yards.
The victory lifts the Wolverines' con-
ference mark to 3-2 and puts them in a
second place tie with Illinois, Min-
nesota, Purdue, and Wisconsin, one-
half game behind Iowa and Ohio State
(both 3-1). The Big Ten traffic jam is
Ufer's C

38-0
the result of the Gophers' 12-10 upset of
Iowas - which had seemingly dashed
the Wolverines Rose Bowl hopes, 9-7,
one week ago - and Illinois' 23-21
triumph over Wisconsin.
Michigan coach Bo Schembechler,
who one week ago had described his
team's chances to win the league title
as "zero to none," changed his tune in
yesterday's post-game comments.
"IT'S ANYBODY'S race, I guess,"
he saki. "All the teams in the league
have strengths and weaknesses. No one
team is strong enough to take charge.
It's a very unusual year. In my opinion,
there is no clear-cut favorite. In the
last four weeks, the teams that are the
healthiest will be there."
From the opening drive, a nine-play,
68-yarder which gave the Wolverines a
7-0 advantage, it was apparent to the
crowd of 104,361 in the Michigan
Stadium that this was not the day for
another upset. The Wolverines rang up
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is still serious

By DREW SHARP
Bob Ufer, ."the voice of Michigan
football," remainedin serious condition
in the intensive care unit of Detroit's
Henry Ford Hospital as of late last
night. The 62-year-oldUfer underwent
eight-and-a-half hours of surgery late
Thursday to remove a blood clot from
his brain.
Earlier yesterday, hospital
spokespersons had reported that Ufer's
condition had slipped from "serious" to
"critical." Another official said later,'
however, that Ufer's condition had
remained "serious" throughout the
post-operative period and had never
become "critical."
UFER, ALSO known as "Mr.
Meechigan" to his fans, has been bat-
Stling cancer throughout the year.
Earlier in August, he underwent
similar surgery to remove an earlier

blood clot from his brain.
Because of the operation, Ufer was
forced to miss ,broadcasting the
Wisconsin season opener, -breaking a
string of 362 consecutive broadcasts.
After his doctors gave him the green
light to go back into the booth, Ufer
returned to cover the Michigan State.
game in, East Lansing on Oct. 10. He
also delivered the play-by-play for the
Iowa game last week and was
preparing to be in yesterday's
homecoming activities.
Ufer was admitted Into Ford Hospital
Tuesday for tests and later it was
determined that surgery would be
necessary.
Condolences and get-well wishes
have poured in from all over the area.
No announcement on Ufer's condition
was made at yesterday's Northwestern
game.

Doily Photo by BRIAN MASCK
WOLVERINE TAILBACK Butch Woolfolk sprints through a hole in the Wildcat rusher in Michigan football history on this 10-yard burst. He rushed 106 yards on
defensive line. Woolfolk surpassed Rob Lytle's reco'rd as the all-time leading the day.

Dance group warms up

Student activists meet
to build national ties

By SUSAN SHARON
Last year, Su Addison and Michele Melkerson got fed up
with the high fees at local dance studios and the long wait
lists in University dance classes. But they didn't take these
matters lying down.
These two enterprising LSA seniors decided to form their
own dance program called Impact Dance.
"I WAS FRUSTRATED by the lack of creativity in the
dance department," Melkerson said. "I was looking for a
heightened input in choreography."
After receiving some funding from the University Ac-
tivities Center, Addison and Melkerson began holding free
dance workshops for students last fall. They later recruited
10 other dancers, none of whom were dance majors or
professionals, and began designing and performing shows in
residence halls. Last year's schedule was highlighted by a
performance before 350 people in Lydia Mendelssohn
Theater, Addison said.
Last Tuesday a0 7 p.m. in the Union ballroom, about 60
people, wearing 1 Ltards and leg warmers, were warming up
for the two-hour workshop. Standing at the front of the class,
slim and looking at ease, Addison described and then demon-
TODAY-
An extra hour of sleep
W ell, if you haven't done it already, set your alarm
clock back an hour. For most of us, falling back
to standard daylight time early this morning after
six months of daylight-savings time only meant another
hour of sleep. Americans-ex'cept those in Arizona, Alaska,
"" _. . . . _. .a -s _ t - - __ _ v _ _ _ ._ v . L - - 5. . '

I'm a wrestler, so it provides me the
opportunity to limber up and use my
muscles.'
-Michael Bird
strated the jazz combination she would teach to the group
that night. The sounds of George Benson filled the ballroom,
as 60 dancers of varying talent began jumping'and twirling
about. By 9 p.m., the combination clicked.
Michael Bird, one of the few men in the class, was en-
thusiastic about the workshop. "I'm a wrestler, so it provides
me the opportunity to limber up and use my muscles," he
said. "Besides, I love jazz music and it's great to work on the
combinations."
"I have been coming to Impact since last winter," said
LSA sophomore Barb Fritz. "I really love it. The teachers
are friendly, the music is great and it's nice to stretch out and
forget about homework."

By BETH ALLEN
Mqre than 300 students from all
regions of the country and a mixed bag
of nolitical (actions gathered at East
Quad yesterday to debate issues
ranging from human rights to the arms
build-up at a national conference of
"progressive students" held Here this
weekend.
Ranging from moderates to radicals,
the students agreed on at least one
issue: that they must build oppostion to
the policies of the Reagan Ad-
ministration. And so, for two days and
nights the students attended
workshops, speeches, and discussion
groups in an attempt to come up with a
strategy for fighting the ad-
ministration.
ORGANIZERS and participants in
the second annual Progressive Student
Conference said they hope the con-
ference will generate the same sort of

activist spirit they said made college
campuses the centers for social:
change in the '60s and early '70s.
"We'd like to see a unified movement
like what the SDS (Students for a
Democratic Society) did in the '60s,"
said Ed Harding, a member of the
Maryland Progressive Student Alliance
at the University of Maryland.
But, while some students like Har-
ding hoped the conference would help
unite leftist and liberal opponents of the
Reagan administration in one cohesive
political coalition, other students were
more concedrned with special issues.
EDY SCRIPPS of the New
Movement in Solidarity with Puerto
Rican Independence and Socialism said
her group at the University of Illinois-
Chicago Circle sent her to push for that
cause.
"We've got a lot of work ahead of us,"
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Edy Scripps
... looks for strategies

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Hard times in the UP
Like other American city managers, Dan McCormick of
Calumet has been fighting the battle of the budget. His
strategy, however, is different. McCormick has called for
his own layoff, to take effect Dec. 1. "With cutbacks in state,
aid and rising costs, I just looked over the budget and knew
cuts were going to be made or we'd have a deficit," Mc-
Cormick said Friday. He also recommended cuts in office

That damned cube
Erno Rubik, the Hungarian gamemaker who has driven
much of the world crazy with Rubik's Cube, says he takes a
whole minute to solve his puzzle-far slower than
Hungary's fastest cubist. A Hungarian primary school
pupil holds the record at 23 seconds, according to Rubik.
Rubik, 37, says the cube is a worldwide bestseller earning
him millinns -bt h tuirnerI lnun his nvrnment'. ner to

Too hot to handle
Preparing spicy Chinese food can be as hazardous as
eating it, says a doctor who warns of "Hunan hand." Dr.
Richard Weinberg of the University of Chicago identified
the illness after examining a man who had prepared a lunch
of kung pao chi ting, or chicken with peanuts and red pep-
per. "A 32-year-old male graduate student came to the
elinic in astato nf wild aitation wavina his handk sanid1

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