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The Michigan Daily-Tuesday, September 9, ?980-Page 3

'U'INDIA EXPERT

Prof. Park dead at 60

University Political Science Prof. Richard Park, 60, died
munexpectedly early yesterday at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital
ollowing a long and protracted recovery from a stroke suf-
(ered last winer.
Park, a noted authority on India, was scheduled to teach a
course on the "Politics of India" this term
The professor served in India as an Air Force officer
during World War II and wrote extensively on Indian affairs.
He was also a frequent consultant to government agencies
and other organizations interested in the Far East.
PARK WAS A faculty member of the University of
California at Berkeley for six years. He came to the Univer-
sity in 1958, where he served as director of the Center for
Southeast Asian Studies from 1959 to 1962, and was acting
chairman of the Political Science Department from 1971 to
1972.
Park was also a faculty member at the University of Pit-
tsburgh from 1964 to 1966.
"Professor Park was unusual in his devotion to the,
political science department and to the University," said

colleague Samuel Barnes, current chairman of the Political
Science Department.
"He always undertook more than his share of departmen-
tal work, loved working with students, and was an effective
and popular teacher," Barnes said.
Barnes said the late professor consistently lent his sup-
portto students of and from India, worked with professional
organizations concerned with Indian affairs, and promoted
Indian studies.
Park traveled and studied in India many times during his
professional career. His books and articles include "Leader-
ship and Political Institutions in India,". "U.S. Foreign
Policy: Asia," and "India's Political System."
He received his baccalaureate degree with honors at Nor-
thwestern University in 1942, and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees
at Harvard University in 1950 and 1951.
Park is survived by his wife, Donna Divine Park.
Memorial services are scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Wed-
nesday at Muehlig Funeral Chapel. Park's -body was
cremated yesterday.

School board rejects arbitration;
city teachers remain off the job

AP Photo
Tax-cutting task
Shiawassee County Drain Commissioner Robert Tisch (left) and his lawyer, Joseph Reid of Lansing, file papers
yesterday with the Michigan Court of Appeals. Tisch is appealing a circuit court judge's ruling that removed his
proposed tax cut from the November ballot.

By JULIE BROWN
Ann Arbor's public school strike con-
tinued yesterday, with no formal
negotiations held in the week-old
dispute.
Approximately 900 members of the
Ann Arbor Education Association held
a general membership meeting at the,
Michigan Theater yesterday morning.
The meeting was the first since the
teachers voted by a 4-to-1 margin last
Tuesday to strike. A
The meeting, which was open to
teachers' association members only,
included discussion of both salary and
non-salary issues, and of the status of
negotiations, according the AAEA

spokesman Dan Burroughs.
Burroughs said teachers' association
leaders spent slightly more than three
hours explaining various'salary offers
and answering teachers' questions. He
said that AAEA President Richard
Taylor indicated to the teachers that
the school board offered no new
proposals either on Friday or over the
weekend.
THE TEACHERS' ASSOCIATION
proposed Friday afternoon that the
dispute be settled by binding ar-
bitration. According to Board of
Education President Wendy Barhydt,
the school board decided Saturday not
to accept the proposal.

Barhydt cited several reasons for the
decision. "We feel it's abrogating our
responsibility," she said, noting that
school board members are elected by
the local community, and thus should
settle the dispute. In addition, an out-
side arbitrator would not have a vested
interest in Ann Arbor or familiarity
with the city's background, she said.
"Astmuch as we want the teachers
back to work, we do not feel it's ap-
propriate to submit it to binding ar-
bitration at this time," she added.
Classes were scheduled to begin last
Wednesday, with teachers reporting
last Tuesday.

Refugees storm
compound
FORT McCOY, Wis. (AP)-One
hundred iCuban refugees rushed the
chain-link fence that surrounds a
refugee compound for single men for
the second day in a row yesterday aqd
were turned back by military police, a
State Department spokesman said.
David Nichols said that the distur-
bance, similar to one which took place
Sunday, resulted in minor injuries to
five refugees and four military
policemen. He said 20 refugees were
apprehended by civilian and military
personnel, about the same number as
Sunday.

LSA Graduation Procedures
PANNING TO GRADUATE IN DECEMBER 1980?
Submit your diploma application and senior concen-
tration release form (for AB/BS candidates) or BGS
Check Form' (for BGS candidates):
TO: 1221 Angell Hall
BY: THURSDAY, OCT. 2 DUE DATE FOR ALL GRADUA

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Reagan caImpaigns among the jobless,,
calls economy full-blown depression

TION MATERIALS.
This will ensure that your name
appears on the Tentative Degree
List and in the Commencement
Program.
LAST DAY TO SUBMIT GRADUA-
TION MATERIALS.

FRIDAY, DEC. 12

From the Associated Press
Ronald Reagan campaigned among
the jobless in the nation's industrial
heartland yesterday and said that for
them, the national recession is really a
full-blown depression.
While the Republican presidential
nominee hammered away at President
Carter's handling of the economy,
White House press secretary Jody
Powell accused Reagan of trying to
"hide behind" independent candidate
John Anderson and avoid a one-on-one
debate with Carter.
Anderson himself, campaigning in
New York state, said Carter's refusal to
admit him to the first presidential
debate with Reagan "could become one
of the major issues of 1980 cam-
paign"-and one Anderson would win.

IN ADVANCE OF a private dinner
with former President Gerald Ford in
Chicago, Reagan aides said the can-
didate had won a commitment from
Ford to campaign for the GOP stan-
dard-bearer for 11 days this fall. The
aides did not say where or when Ford
would campaign for Reagan.
Visiting Kokomo, Ind., where the
unemployment rate is 19.5 per cent,
Reagan attacked Carter's recovery
program as too late to repair the
economic damage wrought by his
earlier policies.
L"It's cynical, it's political and it's too
late," he told several thousand people
in a shopping mall parking lot a few
blocks away from two large auto in-
dustry plants that dominate the area's
economy.

Reminding his audience that unem-
ployment in Kokomo is 19.5 per cent,
and 25 per cent in another automobile
town, Flint, Mich., Reagan said,
"Those are the figures that are com-
parable to the Great Depression of the
1930s. That's not the recession he (Car-
ter) speaks of, that's depression."
CARTER TOOK THE day off from
campaigning and remained at the
White House. He is to visit a New Jer-
sey steel plant Tuesday.
Anderson got an assist on the debate
question from an unexpected quarter,
former President Richard Nixon.
"I say include him, and we'll see
which is the better man," the former
president said in an interview prepared
for broadcast Tuesday on NBC-TV's
"Today" program.
But Nixon also conceded he might see
things differently if he were in Carter's
position, and might try to exclude An-
derson from the first debate.
NIXON SAID, ANDERSON would
have no chance of playing a key role in
the election or carrying any state in
November if he is excluded from the
debates.
Carter has said he is willing to debate
Anderson, but wants to meet Reagan
alone first. Powell said, "We are per-
fectly willing to participate in a multi-
candidate debate, but we feel there has
got to be an assurance that there will
also be a one-on-one debate" between
Carter and Reagan.

China, U.S. reach agreement
to begin commercial aviation

PEKING (AP)-China and the
United States initialed a long-awaited
aviation agreement last night providing
for direct commercial airline service
between the two countries for the first
time in almost 30 years.
The agreement provides for more
than one airline to fly the route, said
Boyd Hight, U.S. deputy assistant
secretary of state for transportation
and communications.
IN THE FIRST two years, however,
only one U.S. airline will fly the route
that includes Shanghai, Peking, T.okyo,
Honolulu, San Francisco, Los Angeles,
and New York, sources #reported. A
second airline will be added later, sour-
ces said.
Neither the U.S. nor the Chinese
negotiators would provide further
details on the agreement.
It was signed in the Peking Hotel by

Hight and Lin Zheng, deputy director
general of the Civil Aviation Ad-
ministration of China.
THE AGREEMENT IS to be signed
later in Washington but Hight said he
did not know when. He said he could not
predict whether the first flights would
take place before the end of the year.
It was learned, however, that a major
signing ceremony is planned for
aviation, maritime, textile and possibly
a consular agreement between the U.S.
and China.
China had wanted only one carrier on
each side, but the U.S. had insisted on
multiple carriers. Pan American World
Airways, Northwest Airlines, Trans
World Airlines and United Airlines
have expressed interest in the route.
Observers said the route is not busy
enough to justify its use by all four
carriers.

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HAPPENINGS-
FILMS
Ann Arbor Film Cooperative-Supershorts, 8:40 p.m.; Rock and Roll
High School, 7, 10:20 p.m., Aud. A, Angell; He Who Gets Slapped, 8 p.m.,
Michigan Theater.
Cinema Guild-Freaks and The Nickelhopper, 7, 9 p.m., Lorch Hall
(Old Arch.) Aud.
MEETINGS
UM Rowing Club-5:30 meeting for old members, 7:30 meeting for new
members; Henderson Room, Michigan League:
Project Outreach Mass Meeting-7 p.m. Hill Auditorium.
Orienteering Club-Open meeting, 8 p.m., Room 2230, CCRB.
MISCELLANEOUS
Office of Financial Aid Work/Study Job Fair-9-4 p.m., Kuenzel Room,
Michigan Union. Financial aid authorization required for admittance.
WUOM/WVGR-"A Profile of Leopol Stowkowski," Abram Chasens
and Fred Calland, 10 a.m.

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