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The Michigan Daily-Tuesday, October 28, 1980-Page 3

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City loS1
Four of Ann Arbor's dams have the potential to I
save the city a substantial amount of money and t
energy if they can be converted into hydro-electric
power generators, Mayor Louis Belcher said yester-
"If hydro-generators could supply enough elec-
tricity to run our waste and water treatment plants, t
the potential savings to the city would be very
significant," Belcher said.
U.S. REP. CARL PURSELL (R-Plymouth) ac-
companied Belcher and other city officials to Barton
Dam yesterday, one site of a federally-funded dam
conversion study.t
Pursell said his experience as a two-year member
of the House of Representatives Science and 1
Technology Committee has enabled him to help t
divert millions of dollars into alternative energyI
programs similar to the Ann Arbor dam renovationt

"I wanted to see firsthand the feasibility of a
project that I helped make happen on the federal
level," Pursell said, who is running for reelection to a
third term in Congress.
ACCORDING TO CITY Administrator Terry
Sprenkel, the city has received a $50,000 federal grant
to conduct the feasibility study.,
"I think it's a lot of potential," Sprenkel commen-
ted. "I think it was worth the investment to do the
Sprenkel said the study, which is scheduled to be
completed within five months, will determine
whether the city can economically reactivate the
dams to produce power, and provide an estimate on
the total cost of such a project.
Ayres, Lewis, Norris, and May Inc. said he believed
the Barton site is capable of producing about five
million kilowatt-hours of electricity. "That's about
equal to the amount of electricity it takes to maintain
a thousand homes," he said.

a dams

But Lystra said the potential of three other Ann Ar-
bor dam sites is less certain.
Although the Argo, Geddes, and Superior dam sites
are smaller than the Barton Dam, Lystra said he is
still hopeful they can be converted. "The Argo dam is
very marginal," he explained, "but we may be able
to make it work-maybe by combining more than one
LYSTRAS SAID THE dams, which are currently,
used only for water retention, will be outfitted with
low-head hyrdo-generators installed directly into the
According to Sprenkel, the city plans to renovate
the historic Barton Dam power house, which will no
longer be needed, into a museum for historic county
"All of these sites were developed 50-70 years ago,"
Lystra said. "What we're seeing is a renaissance of
the old technology."
Lystra said his firm designed the Barton Dam in
the late 1920s.

Open to all interested students
Tomorrow-Oct. 29, 3:30 p.m.
Conf. Room 6, Michigan Union
Call 1-261-LSAT for additional information

Just now it is goblin or ghost
Gives sensitive people the most
Delectable shiver;
But I only quiver Lunch 11:30 to 1:15
At the thought of the League's prime roast. Dinner 5:00 to 7:15
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AAFC-Far from Vietnam, 7 p.m., The War at Home, 9 p.m., Aud. A,
Angell Hall.
Cinema Guild-The Hunchback of Notre Dame, 7, 9:15 p.m., Lorch-
Hall Aud.
Michigan Republicans Club-"Last Hurrah" meeting, 7 p.m., Kuenzel
Room, Union.
Biological Research Review Committee-Meeting,,4 p.m., 3087 SPH I.
Michigan Student Assembly-Meeting, 7:30 p.m., dining room 4, S.
, Judaic Studies-Meeting, 4 p.m., 3050 Frieze.
Hid House Christian Fellowship-Meeting, 7:30 p.m., Rooms D and E,;
HSO-Meeting of Lesbian/Gay Male Health Professions, 7:30 p.m., 802
; Graduate Employees Organization-Meeting, 8 p.m., Rackham Assem-
bly Hall.
PIRGIM-Enery Task Force meeting, 7:30 p.m., Welker Room,
Michigan Union.
Student Health Advisory Committee-Meeting, 11 a.m., 202A Health
Musical Society-Lar Lubovitch Dance Co., 8 p.m., Power Ctr.
Symphony Orchestra-Gustav Meier, cond., 8 p.m., Hill.
4* Computing Ctr.-Forrest Hartman, "How to Use the Ontel Terminal,"
8:30 p.m., NUBS.
Education-U.S. Rep. William Ford, "Higher Education in the 80s,"
"11:30 a~m., Assembly Hall, Rackham.
CMB-Paul Simon, "The Structural Organization and Assembly of
Membrane Components Revealed by Photocreative Glycolipid Probes,"
noon, 1139 Nat. Sci.-
EEC & IC-Warren Miller, "Perspectives "on the'Presidential Elec-
tions," noon, Int. Ctr.
Computing Ctr.-Chalk Talk, "ALGOL W/Debugging for Beginners,"
12:10p.m., 1011 NUBS.
Bioengin.-Robert Bossemeyer, "Fourier Transform Inverse Methods
for Neutral Unit Identification;" Kenneth Metz, "A Spatial-Temporal Filter
for Neutral Information," 4 p.m., 1042 E. Engin.
Chemistry-George Lowry, "Rational Approaches to Chemical Safety,"
4 p.m., 1300 Chem.I
Geology-Peter Geiser, "The Use of Layer Parallel Shortening Fabrics
in the Analysis of Foreland Fold Belts; An Example from Central and Nor-
thern Appalachians and Its Implications," 4 p.m., 4001 CCL.
English Comp. Board-Jay Robinson and Daniel Fader, "Editing and
Revising," 4-6 p.m., 2553 LSA.
WIC-Susan Ager, reporter for the'San Jose Mercury-News, 7 p.m.,
Conf. Rm. 2, Union. ,
Res. Coll.-Writer-in-Residence Edward Dorn, readings, 8 p.m., Ben-
zinger Library, E. Quad.
Extension Service-24th annual fire control seminar, 8 a.m., Chrysler
Society of Christian Engin.-Luncheon, noon, Studio Rm., League.
SWE-Laurence Livermore, pre-interview program, 1-4 p.m., 270 W.
CPP-Mini-career workshop, "Science and Research," Mich. Cancer
Foundation, 4-6 p.m., Pendleton Rm., Union.
Int. Folk Dance Club-Teaching, beginning folk dance, 7-8:15 p.m., Bell
Pool Mezz.
Rec. Sports-Basketball officials' clinic, 7p.m., IMSB.
UAC-Impact dance workshop; 7-9'p.m., Union Ballroom.
SIMS-Introduction to the TM program, 8 p.m., Multipurpose Rm.,
Debate-Lowering the drinking age to 19, state Rep. Richard. Fit-
zpatrick and Peter Fletcher, 8-10 p.m., Markley Hall cafeteria.
Pro-Proposal B/Pro-Democrat rally-Featuring U.S. Sen. Carl Levin,
state Rep. Gary Owen, and Terry Black, director, Michigan Legal Services,
noon, Diag.
To submit items for the Happenings Column, send them in care of:
Happenings, The Michigan Daily, 420 Maynard St., Ann Arbor, MI, 48109.


Shoot-out ends in death
A murder suspect died last night fol-
lowing a high speed chase and shoot-out
with several police agencies. A
Washtenaw County deputy sheriff said
the suspect fled the scene of the mur-
der, ran four roadblocks, and crashed
into a guard rail before his capture.
Police said they entered a motel room
in the city of Wayne and found a victim
dead of gunshot wounds, and the
alleged suspect with a shotgun in his
hands. The suspect fled the scene in a
truck and a chase ensued, police said.
Several shots were fired between the
pursuing officers and the suspect,
police said. They added that the suspect
was wounded in the exchange but no
one else was injured.
The chae ended when the suspect was
forced off the road and crashed into a
guard rail on North Territorial Road
near U.S. 23. Speeds reached during the
chase, they added, exceeded 100 miles
per hour.
The suspect was taken to University
Hospital for treatment and died there at
8:30 p.m. of gunshot wounds received
during the chase, police said.
They added that the suspect ran four
roadblocks. The first two were in
Wayne, the third was on Nixon Road in
Ann Arbor, and the fourth on Joy Road,
south of U.s. 23.
Involved- inthe episode were Wayne
Polcie, Ann Arbor Police, the Wayne
County Sheriff's Department, the
Washtenaw County Sheriff's Depar-
tment, and the Michigan State Police.
Police said the cause of the shooting
was unknown and was still under in-
Names of the suspect and victim have
not been released pending notification
of family, police added.

Go from classes
to Tennessee
...an.d change the world.
There's someone you should meet on your campus.
Why? Because you just might be offered ajob. And not
just any job-a good job. With a corporation that.has
become a model for the rest of the country, the rest of
the world.
The corporation is the Tennessee Valley Authority,
a public corporation serving over four million people in
seven states. TVA is involved in everything from
pioneering new energy power technologies, to the
design and construction of power plants,
environmental protection, industrial hygiene, radiation
monitoring, agricultural development and flood control.
TVA is committed to equal opportunity
employment and we're looking for engineers and
people in computer science and other technical fields.
So make your future better. Visit your College
Placement Office for a listing of our many disciplines.
Then talk to the WA recruiter. Our on-campus visit will
be November 3 (M).
For more information or if you miss our recruiter,
contact your placement office or write Mr. Ron Brock.
Tennessee Valley Authority. Employment Branch
CR0854, Room 313, Knoxville, Tenn. 37902
TVA may consider for appointment only US citizens and others eligible for payments under Section 602
PUB L94-363 and Section 750 PUB 194-419.

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Bring Results!
with one paid
on all pitchers of beer
Sunday thru Thursday
Use this ad or stop by'
and pick-up your'
U V.I.P. Card
Bimbo's - 114 E. Washington
Offer expires 6-30-81
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The future
isn't so far away...
At Lawrence Livermore
National Laboratory,
we can see the future.
Not through crystalJ
balls, but through the
programs we are
working on every day.
We continue to be th
innovators in areas of lase
and magnetic fusion, in
defense, physics, bio-
medical and environmental
research. Much of our
work is devoted to the
development of pollution-
free energy.
There's a certain excite-
ment at LLNL that comes
from the revolutionary
in-roads which are being
developed as a result of
our R&D ingenuity.,
As for our technology,
it goes beyond state-of-
the-art. We house one of
the largest computer
complexes in the world,
and our research facilities
are unparalleled.
Above all, you'll find the
experience to be gained
at LLNL will prove
invaluable in tomorrow's
world of technology.

e , It's happening at Lawrence
Livermore National Laboratory...
- We're looking for people with creative
minds. People who can take the initiative,
who can assume responsibility on
several projects, and who don't want to
perform the same job year after year.
We encourage our people to expand and
explore their own interests. You can
literally shape your own career! Our work
ie environment is informal, enjoyable, and
?r most conducive to exceptional advances
and progress.
If you're graduating with a basic or
advanced degree in the physical
sciences, engineering, math or a
computational discipline, we
would like to meet with you. Our
representatives will be on campus.
Y .Ask your Placement Office for details,
or contact us for more information by
forwarding your resume to:
Employment Division, LAWRENCE
P.O. Box 808, Dept. JCR,
Lermore, CA 94550.
u s. citizenship Required.
t An Equal opportunity
Employer, M/F/H/V.
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