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Ninety-One Years
Editorial Freedom




Cool today, partly cloudy
skies with highs in the mid-

Vol. XCI, No. 66

Lopyright IUU, The Michigan Doily

Ann Arbor, Michigan-Wednesday, November 19, 1980

Ten Cents

Eight Pages

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Tower, Haig




of Cabinet choices

WASHINGTON (AP) - The list of
possible appointees to the Reagan
Cabinet narrowed yesterday, and sour-
ces in the president-elect's camp said
former Treasury Secretary William
Simon and the former governor's -per-
sonal lawyer are virtually certain to get
key posts.
Simon, according to two sources close
to Reagan's transition team, is the only
person now under serious consideration
for Treasury post he held under
President Gerald Ford. And one of the
same sources said Ronald Reagan's
lawyer, William French Smith of Los
Angeles, is the consensus candidate of
the president-elect's advisers for attor-
ney general.
ONE OF THE first names to emerge
as a leading contender for secretary of
defense was Sen. John Tower, (R-
Texas), who is "all but certain" to get
the post, according to one congressional
Reagan told reporters he didn't know
whether he would pick the conservative
Texan, who is in line to take over as
chairman of the Senate Armed Services
Committee if he remains in Congress
after the Republicans take control of
the upper house in January.
But the Capitol Hill source, who
requested anonymity, said Tower "has
been made a promise" by the incoming
administration and has been-quietly in-
forming his staff.
A SOURCE in the transition office
with access to the list of possible
choices said three other men were still
being considered for defense, including

Tower Simon
... new defense chief? ... may regain old post

William Casey, Reagan's campaign
chairman and a senior member of the
group that drew up the recommen-
dations the president-elect will consider
this week.
Also in the Pentagon race were Gen.
Alexander Haig, the retired NATO
commander who served as Richard
Nixon's last chief of staff,.,and former
Texas Gov. John Connally, said the
source, who asked anonymity.
Rep. David Stockman, (R-Mich.),
was said by the same source to have the
inside track for secretary of energy.
And the job of secretary of state was
said to be down.-to a.'two-man race bet-

ween Haig and former Treasury
Secretary George Shultz, chairman of
the San Francisco-based Bechtel Corp.
Traveling to the Capitol yesterday
morning, Reagan moved through a
series of meetings with congressional
leaders, spoke briefly with reporters
during breaks in the sessions and stead-
fastly-refused to comment on reports
about the makeup of his ad-
HE FOUND congressional leaders in
general agreement with his proposal to
place a high priority on a tax cut after
his Jan.20 inauguration.

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THE NATIONAL Anti-Drug Coalition magazine "War on Drugs" contains articles such as "Marijuana is being
legalized behind your back," and "How the drug banks launder $100 billion in dirty money." The coalition has been
soliciting contributions in front of the Ann Arbor post office on West Stadium Boulevard.
Fervent actiists dream

of a society without

"Get drugs out of the
schools - help us out," a
clean-cut looking young
man said to- the elderly
woman coming out of an
Ann Arbor post office.,
"We want to close down-
'head shops' and get that $5
pot law in Ann Arbor
repealed," he explained
from behind a table
covered with literature and
sign-up sheets.,
"THAT SOUNDS good to
me," the woman said while
leafing through a
magazine. "How much do
you think I should give?"
"Oh, there's no
minimum," he said. "How
about $50? That's a good
The Michigan Anti-Drug
Coalition has been accep-
ting contributions in front
of a West Stadium
Boulevard post office this

Andi-Drug Coalition'
solicits funds here,

week for its "war on
- primarily middle-aged
and elderly local residents
- may not realize that the
anti-drug group is a
national organization with
strong political beliefs. The
coalition reportedly prac-
tices somewhat unorthodox
lobbying tactics and an
"end justifies the means"
Bob Prange, one of two
men who gave information
and collected money for the
group in front of the Ann
Arbor post office, cited one
of the coalition's goals as
reversing what he called
the ' drug-induced

deterioration of American
Drug abuse'in the United
States is "a political
question," coalition
spokesperson Joy Powell
said in a telephone inter-
view yesterday from a
downtow Detroit
SHE PUT the blame for
widespread drug addiction
in the lap of government
"We (the U.S.) have the
power to eliminate in-
coming drugs," Powell
said. "Countries like
Jamaica and Colombia are
being forced to keep
growing marijuana and

The World Bank and the
International Monetary
Fund are directing
pressure toward
developing countries to
cultivate drug crops,
Powell said.
"THE IMF wants to keep
these countries from being
industrialized," she said.
"They give them seeds and
plows, but they don't give
them tractors. No one tries
to educate their work for-
ces." ,1
President Carter and his
White House staff play a
prominent role in this en-
couragement of drug use,
Powell said.
"Zbigniew Brzezinski
foresees LSD and other
'biochemical means of con-
trol' as part of our future
society," said an article in
"War on Drugs," the
group's monthly magazine.

Eight killed
as Korean jet
gutted by fire
SEOUL, South Korea (AP)-A Korean Airlines
jumbo jet carrying 226 people struck a military
vehicle and burst into flames as it landed in fog this
morning, officials reported. An airport official said
three passengers and five crew members were killed
and 15 injured.
Passengers p caped down emergency chutes as
flames swept through the huge aircraft, and police
said many who got out were hospitalized with burns
or other injuries.
A SPOKESPERSON at Severance Hospital in
Seoul, where the injured were taken for treatment,
said the casualties were not serious. Seoul District
Aviation Control Director Kim Pyong Hoon told a
news conference the plane carried 206 passengers
and 28 crew members. He said 203,people escaped
without injury.
Earlier, airport officials had said 22 people were
killed and four injured out of a total of 22 people
aboard the plane.
A South Korean passenger told reporters the plane
circled the airport several times in dense fog, and
when it touched down it appeared to have smashed
into some object.
Police said they also were checking a report that
the landing gear failed to lock into position and the
pilot attempted a belly landing. Authorities said the
fire was brought under control in about 40 minutes.

Ar Photo
SOUTH KOREAN firefighters attempt to extinguish the blaze that
swept through this Boeing 747 after it collided with a South Korean
military vehicle upon landing at an airport near Seoul. Authorities
said 22 persons were killed in the accident.

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The sound of screams
ELIABLE, SOURCES report that a group of
Cornell University students have found the
perfect way to relieve the tensions of academic
life-organized screaming. Every night at 11
p.m., dozens of residents of Cornell's north campus repor-
tedly go to their windows and scream. They say they are
following the lead of the "primates"-six freshman who

Pet Plant" billed as the plant that "even you can't kill."
For a paltry $2.99, Birminghamr shoppers can get a brightly
packaged empty clay pot, base, and eight-page booklet of
"care instructions." "It'll be the hottest selling item in the
United States this Christmas," predicted David Woods,
owner and president of All Seasons Nursery and Garden
Center. The 29-year-old entrepreneur said that in the last
week, shoppers have snapped up 250 of the "plants." "It's
really imagination," said Woods, whose plant business also
boasts the world's largest hanging basket, measuring about
14 feet across and 18 feet deep. "It's what you want it to be."

assistant manager of the Pet Palace. At the time, it was
believed a snake fancier had absconded with the python.
But Koertel said he believes Monte climbed above a ceiling
panel at the shop for a lengthy snooze. Cooler temperatures
apparently brought the python back Monday, he said. "He
w as a bit testy and put up a struggle," Koertel said. "But
when he found out he was going back to his warm cage, he
didn't object further." Monte will be treated with an-
tibiotics for the head cold, Koertel said. "He has a nasal
discharge and saliva in his mouth," he said. After being
given medical treatment, Monte will receive his dinner of a

the calories of a popular sandwich at any of the three
chains, french fries, and a chocolate shake and found the
meal tops 1,000 calories-about half the daily calorie intake
recommended for a 160-poundman. And what about those
golden-brown french fries in the large or small packages?
Well, the agriculture department found that potatoes them-
selves contain little or no fat, but that a serving of fast food
french fries averaged about 12 milligrams of cholesterol,
indicating the use of animal fat in deep fryers. And for a
final count to aid in choosing a restaurant-a Whopper with
cheese has 589 calories. compared with 478 in Burger Chef's

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