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The Michigan Daily-Tuesday, January 13, 1981-Page 3

Thief hijacks armored car in Livonia

DETROIT (UPI)-A hijacker com-
mapideered anĀ° armored car firm's
S security van late yesterday in suburban
Livonia, handcuffed the terrified driver
inside and got away with as much as $3
million; police said.
The driver, a 38-year-old man iden-
tified only as "Tony," was hysterical
but unharmed, witnesses said. He was
being questioned by police and the FBI.
Some reports put the total stolen,
mostly in' cash receipts, at $1 million to
$3 million,, but police could not im-
mediately confirm the sum.
"WE DON'T really know for sure how
much was stolen, but I would assume

it's quite a bit," said a Livonia police
detective.
A spokesman for Total Armored Car
Service Inc. confirmed the truck
belonged to his company, but declined
further comment.
Police said the truck was stolen in
Livonia, a suburb just west of Detroit,
late yesterday afternoon as the crew
made a pickup at a bakery store.
When one of the truck's crewmen
went inside, the hijacker comman-
deered the truck with the second
crewman still inside, police said. No
weapon was reported involved but
police declined to say how the crewman

was subdued.
ACCORDING TO the driver's ac-
count of voices he heard, a second
suspect may have been involved, police
said.
The truck was discovered in a factory
parking lot next to Somebody's Lounge
in adjacent Redford Township at about
7 p.m., witnesses said.
"A lady came in screaming for me to
call the police, she said the guy in the
truck said he'd been robbed," said a
woman who works as a bartender in the
lounge.
ONE BAR PATRON, who declined to
give his name, said the driver had been

handcuffed to the steering wheel after
the robbery.
"He said his name was Tony," the
patron said. "He was hysterical. He
kept saying they wanted to kill him. He
was petrified."
A Total official was at the Livonia
police station, where the truck was

transported, but an accounting of its
contents was being delayed by evidence
gathering, police said.
"We can't allow the truck to be
touched until after thecrimelab
finishes,"a police spokesman said.
"We don't want to destroy any evidence
making a tabulation."

Flashing' alleged at UGLI

UAW offers. new concessions'
in negotiations with Chrysler

By CHARLES THOMSON
A man was taken into custody for
questioning last night in connection
with an alleged incident of indecent ex-
posure at the, Undergraduate Library
several days ago, police said.
Police said the name of the suspect
would not be released until charges are
filed. Charges for indecent exposure
are pending, they said.
ACCORDING TO Bill Smith, a
student assistant employed at the cir-
culation desk at the UGLI, several
evenings ago a female University
student was approached by a man
claiming to be a security guard.
The man allegedly told the student
that he was investigating a prowling

report at the West Engineering
Building, and that he wanted her to look
out a third-floor window facing that
building while he attempted to capture
the prowler. The'man allegedly then
went outside and disrobed in front of the
window.
Smith said that the woman saw the
man in the library last night and asked
a friend she was with to call the police.
Smith, who saw the suspect, said,
"He must have been 40 or so." He said
he didn't think the suspect was a
University student.
Ann Arbor police officer Larry Jerue,
who questioned the students at the
UGLI, said that incidents of indecent
exposure at the UGLI have "occurred
several times in the past."

Council OKs candidate
withdrawal
City council last night approved a
resolution authorizing Kenneth
Newble, one of two Republican can-
didates running for the third ward
council seat, to withdraw his can-
didacy after the state's late with-
drawal deadline. The motion was
passed 7-4 with all Democrats op-
posing. "I don't want to see anyone
on the ballot that doesn't want to be
there," said Leslie Morris (D-2nd
ward), "but I don't want to see
Council violate a state deadline then
wait to see if anybody sues."

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From AP and UPI
The United Autoworkers has presen-
ted: a counter-proposal that includes
now concessions to financially
tropbled Chrysler Corp. The company
has requested the union to accept a
wale freeze, UAW President Douglas
Fraser said yesterday.
Fraser, meanwhile, began a round of
briefings on the counter-proposal with
*the, three officials whose votes will
determine whether Chrysler is granted
$400 million in new government loan
guarantees from the Chrysler Loan
Guarantee Board. Fraser scheduled
meetings with Treasury Secretary G.'
William Miller, Federal Reserve Board
Chairman Paul Volcker, and Com-
ptroller General Elmer Staats.
AFTER THE first of those briefings
with Miller, Fraser told reporters he
could give no details of the new union

concessions because talks with th4
company were in a very sensitive area
now."
However, the union's proposal repor-
tedly amounts to less than the $673
million Chrysler has told union
bargainers it would save by a wage
freeze through September 1982.
Neither Miller nor the company had
any immediate reaction to the UAW
proposal, Fraser said, Fraser said
Miller had scheduled further meetings
with representatives of the 125 lenders
who are being asked to conyert $572
million in outstanding loans to
preferred stock to yield Chrysler an an-
nual savings of $100 million.
MEANWHILE IN Detroit, Chrysler is
extending its interest allowance plan
indefinitely to continue giving car
buyers a rebate on the cost of credit, the
automaker said yesterday.
The interest allowance, a cash rebate

paid by Chrysler to credit purchasers of
most of the company's 1981 vehicles, is
computed on the prime interest rate
and the sticker price of a particular
car.
The plan, announced last month, was
described by Chrysler Chairman Lee
Iacocca as a way "to help make up the
difference between what the cost of
credit for a new car should be and what
it is."
ALSO, IN Lansing Gov. William
Milliken announced yesterday he will
hold a meeting this week with gover-
nors of at least five other car-producing
states to discuss the plight of the ailing
industry.
The "auto summit" will take place at
4 p.m. tomorrow at the Hilton Hotel
near Detroit Metropolitan Airport.

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INVENTORY CLEARANCE

HAPPENINGS-
FILMS
AAFC-Days'of Heaven, 7,10:20 p.m., Angell Aud. A.
AAFC-Badlands. 8:40 D.m., Angell Aud. A.
Cinema Guild-The Story of the Last Chrysanthemum, 7 p.m., Lorch Hall
Aud.
Cinema Guild-It Happened One Night, 7 p.m., Michigan Theater.
Cinema Guild-You Can't Take It With You, 9p.m., Michigan Theater.
Cinema II-Way Down East, 7 p.m., Nat. Sci. Aud.
Cinema II-The Blue Angel, 9p.m., Nat. Sci. Aud.
UJA-The Mad Adventures of Rabbi Jacob, 8 p.m., UGLI Multi-Purpose
Room.
SPEAKERS
Anatomy-Tom Williams, "Orientation to Data Processing at U-M: om-
puter Use in a University Research Environment," 12:10 p.m., 5732 Med.
Sci. II.
Chemistry-Coll., G.M. Bancroft, "Photoelectron Spectra of
Orgamometallic Complexes," 4 p.m., 1300 Chem.
Ann Arbor Public Library-Prof. Barbara Forisha, review of Maggie
Scharf's "Unfinished Business: Pressure Points in the Lives of Women,"
12:10, Meeting Room, Main Library.
Geological Sciences-Prof. John Sepkoski, "Three Great Evolutionary
Faunas of the Marine Fossil Record," 3:30 p.m., 4001 C. C. Little.
CREES Cross Currents-Czeslaw Milosz, "An Evening of Polish Poetry,"
8 p.m., Rackham Lecture Hall.
MEETINGS
Botticelli Game Players-noon, Dominick's.
Biological Research Review Comm.- 4 p.m., 3087 SPH I.
His House Christian Fellowship-7:30 p.m., League Rooms D and E.
MSA-7:30 p.m., 3909 Union.
Ann Arbor/Washtenaw County chapter of the National Organization for
Women-"The Old New Right," 7:30 p.m., Unitarian church.
U of M Lacrosse Club-Organizational meeting, 8 p.m., 2230 CCRB.
MISCELLANEOUS
ECC & IC-Luncheon slide disc., Robert Weiss, "Cambodian Refugee
Relief: A Visit to the Thai Camps," noon, Int. Center.
Society of Christian Engineers-Bag lunch, Don Kopinski, noon, 311 W.
Engin.
Great Lakes and Marine Environment-Sem., Martin Auer, Raymond
Calale, "Ecological Studies, Mathematical Modeling, and the Management
of Cladophora in the Great Lakes," 4 p.m., 165 Chrysler Ctr.
Computing Ctr.-Videotape, "The DEC-writer Terminal and MTS," 7
p.m., 212 UGLI.
Rec. Sports-Basketball Officials' Clinic, 7:30 p.m., IMSB.
UAC-Impact Dance Workshop, 7 p.m., Union Ballroom.
Rec. Sports-Ice Hockey Managers' Meeting, 7 p.m., IMSB.
Bioengineering-Seminar, 4 p.m., 1084 E. Engin.
WCC-Registration for winter classes, 6:30 p.m., Student Center Building.
Journeys-Slide show and disc. about forthcoming expeditions to Nepal,
Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Australia and Peru, 7:30 p.m., Union Kuenzel Room.
Washtenaw County Parks and Recreation Commission-Cross Country
Ski Program registration, Washtenaw County Building, Ann Arbor City
Hall, or Ann Arbor Public Library.
CREES Cross Currents-exhibition, Paintings and Fiber Art of Christian
Balogh, North Campus Commons.
To submit items for the Happenings Column, send them to
Happenings, The Michigan Daily, 420 Maynard St., Ann Arbor, MI.
MRT-TIME EMPLOYMENT-NIGHTS
The College of Literature, Science; and the Arts is currently
interviewing students interested in participating in an alumni
fund-raising telethon. LSA almuni across the country will be

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