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The Michigan Daily-Wednesday, January 20, 1982-Page 3
Gas explosion in school

kills 1 child,
SPENCER, Okla. (AP) - a natural the body of the dead
gas explosion ripped through the kit- scene temporarily.
chen of an elementary school as it was Initial reports sa
being evacuated yesterday, and curred in the cafete
authorities said one child was killed and side had smelled ga
16 others were seriously injured. fire drill to evac
Initial reports had said up to 30 begun when the exp
children were hurt. Several Oklahom
Helicopters were brought into the paSy trucks had be
parking lot of a store across the street the crews working
,from the one-story brick Star Elemen- the morning g
tary School to airlift the more seriously A reporter on the
injured to hospitals. children. were lyi
Ambulances and law enforcement of- being treated for in
ficers went to the scene of the blast in Students fcoming
Spencer, just east of Oklahoma City. were reported to h
Word-of the fatality came from Jeff ms andheads
Gauthier, head of the AMCARE am- Officials issued
bulance service that serves Oklahoma television for pare
City and surrounding communities. the schol not to com
He said eight children were critically g o the Midwest C
injured and eight others were in serious go to the Mw h
condition. ter to check on whic
Gauthier said that in all, 18 children injured and to pic
were taken to the hospitals and that offspring.

child was left at the The Oklahoma
an urgent plea f
id the explosion oc-
eria after people in- Ambulances:
as. Witnesses said a and lifeline he
uate students had parking lot of a
losion occurred. to airlift the me
a Natural Gas Com- hospitals.
en seen nearby with The explosion
on the lines during chen of the sch
quarter of the c
scene said about 10 of the building.
ng on the sidewalk There were
juries. natural gas o
out of the school Oklahoma Cou
ave cuts on their ar- Long said initia
natural gas b
pleas by radio and plosion. But p
nts with children in looking into th
ne to the school but to explosion.
City Community Cen- Jeff Gauthier
ch children had been ambulance orgi
k up their uninjured of one child w
rescue operator


a Blood Institute issued
or blood.
screamed to the scene
icopters landed in the
store across the street
ore seriously injured to
n ripped through the kit-
ool and flattened about a
afeteria area on one side
reports originally of a
dor in the school and
ity Sheriff's Deputy Bob
d indications were that a
uildup caused the ex-
olice also said they were
e possibility of a boiler
, head of the AMCARE
anization, said the body
as removed as soon as
s got there.

AP Photo
RUBBLE IS ALL that remains of the cafeteria at Star Elementary School in Spencer, Okla. A natural gas explosion .
killed one student and seriously injured many others yesterday.

(Continued from Page 1)
deadline for new applicants to July 12,
rather than at the start of fall term.
The committee is comprised of dor-
mitory directors, area directors,"
resident staff, students and other
housing officials.
Additionally, the 55 credit hour
requirement has been reduced to 48
" credits within at least four semesters.
Each fall staff member is responsible
for turning in transcripts before the
deadline, Coady said. Graduate studen-
i n s ts have until Aug. 2 to turn in grades.
OS0 MARKLEY RD Judy Howe helped
IT organize a petition and protest over the
possible firings in October. "I think
The winners of several University literary awards, including the
prestigious Hopwood Underclassman Awards, will be announced at 4 p.m.
today at the Rackham lecture hall. After the winners are revealed, Pulitzer
Prize-winning poet Stanley Kunitz will give a reading of his works.
AAFC=Excalibur, 6:30 & 9 p.m, Aud. A, Angell.
Cinema Guild-On The Waterfront, 7 p.m., House of Strangers, , p.m.,
Cinema Two-Anna Iarenina, 7 p.m., A Tale of Tw6 Cities, 8:45 p.m.,'
MLB 3.
CFT-The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie, 4, 7 & 9 p.m., Michigan
Ark-Hoot night, 9p.m., 1421 Hill.
UAC-Laugh Track, 9 p.m., U CLub, Union.
Classical Studies-colloquium on "The Future of Roman Law," 4:10 p.m.,
2009 Angell.
GEO-Membershop meeting, 8p.m., Rackham lecture hall.
Greenpeace-8 p.m., Pendleton room,Union.
Undergraduate Political Science Association-mass meeting, 7:30, 1440
* Mason Hall.
Research Club-8 p.m., West conference room, Rackham.
Botticelli Game Players-open toeveryone, noon, Dominick's.
Stilyagi Air Corps-8:15 p.m., ground floor, Union.
Faculty Women's Club-welcoming party for new members, 8 p.m.,.7
Regent Drive.
Eastern Orthodox Christian Fellowship-7:30 p.m., conference room,
Center for Afroamerican and African Studies-Rhetaugh Dumas,
"Dilemmas of Black Women in Leadership," noon, 246 Lorch.
Education-Eileen Blumenthal, "The Education of Young Children in
China," 4p.m., Wlitney Aud., School of Ed.
Chemistry-Robert Collins, "Multilayer Film Elements for Clinical
Analysis," 4 p.m., 1200 Chem.
Russian and East European Studies-Joseph Rothschild, "Jewish
Political Strategies in Inerwar Poland," noon, 200 Lane Hall.
Nursing-Tom Bleakely, "Malpractice Issues," 7 p.m., 5101 School of
Arthritis Foundation-Oliver Cameron, "Psychological Reaction to
Chronic Illness," 7p.m., 23101 Platt.
ILIR-Forrest Hartman, "Intro to the Ontel Terminal," 9 a.m., NUBS.
Michigan Map Society-Lawrence Kiddle, "The 1690 Atlas of William
Hack," 7:30 p.m., CLements Library.
Dharma Study Group-public meditation, 7:30 p.m., 206 S. Main, Apt. 206.
Jewish Cultural Association-Study Break, 10 p.m., East Quad.
Folklore Society-Clog dance instruction, 8pim., League Studio.
To submit items for the Happenings Column, send them in care of:
* Happenings, The Michigan Daily, 420 Maynard St., Ann Arbor, MI. 48109.

(the deadline change) is a compromise.
It's a step forward. We still have an ex-
tra term" to meet the eligibility
requirements, Howe said.
"It's better than going back to how it
was before," when students had to have
a 2.5 GPA at the time of application in
January, Howe said.
Coady said the credit hour
requirement was reduced because
"we're finding more students are
taking lighter (academic) loads and
"WITH THE 48 credit hour

requirement, some people will be
eligible who wouldn't have been
before," Coady said. "I would assume
we will see more applicants."
Coady said about 700 students have
applied for RA, RD and resident fellow
positions so far. Applications for about
300 positions "have been ranging
around 750 to 900 for the last few
years," Coady said.
The deadline for new applicants is
Jan. 20, and current staff must re-apply
by today, Coady said.

Read and Use
Daily Classifieds
Candidates needed for
Rackham Student
Winter Elections Jan. 27 and 28

Brickley in the race'
for governor's chair,

LANSING (UPI) - Lt. Gov. James
Brickley announced yesterday he will:
,run for governor, Michigan's "most
significant public office," after seven
years of waiting in the wings. ,
The 53-year-old Republican announ-
ced his long-expected entry into the 1982
gubernatorial race at a press conferen-
ce in the ornate lieutenant governor's
office on the first floor of the Capitol.
Gov. William Milliken's loyal
lieutenant acknowledged he shares
many of the"moderate views of
Michigan's longest-serving governor,
but insisted he will be his own man in
the race.
HE SAID JOBS clearly will be the
number one issue in this recession-
wracked state where unemployment
climbed to 14.4 percent last month.
Milliken warmly endorsed Brickley
last month while announcing he would
not seek another term nor run for the
U.S. Senate. The governor's office had
no statement on Brickley's announ-

"The office of governor is the most
significant public office in the state,"
Brickley said.
" I SEEK THE public's trust to use
that office to help alleviate our
economic pain and build a diversified
economy immune in the future to such
trauma," he said.
Brickley said the "most obvious" fir-
st step to recovery is completing action
on his boss's economic revival
program. He promised to be offering
more specifics of his own as the cam-
paign wears on.
The grey-haired ex-FBI agent said
one major area of difference with
Milliken has been state funding of
welfare abortions, Milliken has used his
veto to preserve it, while Brickley, a
Roman Catholic and foe of abortion, said
he believes it is inappropriate for the
state to fund the operations when the
federal Medicaid program does, not
cover them.

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Bounced bar patrons
ambush 24-year-old man

A 24-year-old man was attacked and
beaten by a gang of youths outside
Dooley's, 310 Maynard St., early
yesterday morning, police said.
The victim and a friend, 23, had been
in the bar during the evening, and had a
verbal exchange with a group of about
seven people, police said. Bartender
Scott Schlief described the group as
"just a bunch of kids," and said they
had created a disturbance in the bar for
which they were removed.
When the victim and his friend left
the bar at 12:20 a.m., they were jumped
by the youths, who knocked the victim
to the ground, where he was kicked and
beaten, police said. His companion at-
tempted to assist him, as did boun-
cer/bartender Rob Squires.
Schlief said that at this point, he went
outside and with the aid of Squires,
' pulled the two men who were attacked
back inside. He said the youths

remained outside, and threatened to
beat up people as they left the bar.
Police were summoned, but before
they arrived, the suspects broke' a
small side window in the bar and fled in
a black Ford van, police said. After the
police departed, Schlief said three of
the youths returned and threw a gar-
bage can through another window. He
said they came back a third time and
again broke a window.
Police said the victim of the attack
did not require hospitalization. There
are no suspects as yet, but police are
continuing the investigation.

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