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Page 2-Sunday, October 10, 1982-The Michigan Daily

Court to bi
WASHINGTON (AP)- Bob Jones III says he and
his strict, Christian university are the "guinea pigs"
in a test of religious freedom and the power of federal
tax collectors.
William Coleman, a prominent black lawyer, says
giving federal tax breaks to Bob Jones University
and other racially biased private schools would
violate "fundamental national policy."
After months of heated rhetoric over one of the
Reagan administration's stormiest issues, the
Supreme Court will hear the dispute Tuesday.
THE ORAL arguments involve an Internal
Revenue Service ban on federal tax exemptions for
racially discriminatory private schools which has
been opposed by the Reagan administration.
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school tax case
guinea pigs," Jones says of the "We believe that if the strict construction of the law
versity's fight to regain its tax- and the strict construction of the Constitution are ob-
served, there's no way we can lose."
revoked December 1970. The The plan to lift the disputed tax-exemption
on said last January it intended prohibition raised an outcry among blacks, civil
exemptions to the university and rights groups and others.
ed private schools. The ad- The Supreme Court picked Coleman to defend the
ays the Supreme Court must IRS ban, after the government declined to support it.
e IRS lacked congressional "Here, recognition of tax exemption would be ut-
the ban in 1970. terly inconsistent with federal law and fundamental
aintains the IRS revocation national policy condemning racial discrimination in
s right to religious freedom, public and private education," Coleman, a former
ent must not supervise religious Cabinet officer in the Ford administration, has told
versity president added in a the Supreme Court.
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Island vacation no
paradise for prince

LONDON (UPI) - Prince Andrew,
angry by unwanted attention to his
Caribbean vacation with actress
Kathleen "Koo" Stark, may cut his
holiday short, his personal detective
said.
For the fourth straight day, the
British press yesterday published a
variety of provocative pictures showing
the 25-year-old actress in seductive
poses.
Sightseers and the press have flocked
to the Caribbean island where the prin-
ce, 22, and his party are staying at the
home of his aunt, Princess Margaret.
"THIS IS THE first real break I have
been able to take since I was in the
Falklands," Andrew's personal detec-
tive, Inspector Geoffrey Padgham, said
the prince told him. "I didn't want
everyone bursting in and trying to take
photographs."
One newspaper, in an article
headlined "a chance to see Koo
'Starker'," reminded readers that
members of its video club could see An-
drew's companion in the buff in copies
of her erotic film "Emily."
Andrew, who recently returned from
fighting with British forces in the
Falkland Islands and is on leave from
the Royal Navy until Oct. 18, was in
seclusion with Stark and friends on the
tiny island of Mustique.

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"Thee possibility of his going home
has been discussed," Padgham said.
"Frankly, the prince is rather taken
aback at the amount and manner of the
coverage.
"He feels he is on a well-deserved
break - after several months away on
active service and now he is entitled
just to enjoy himself and be left alone.
He wants to travel around the island
with the sort of freedom he is not able to
have at the moment."
The prince, third in line to the British
throne, has been anything but left alone
since word leaked of his vacation com-
panion.

IN BRIEF
Compiled from Associated Press and
United Press International reports
Tylenol possibly doctored
long before reaching stores
CHICAGO- The Cook County medical examiner said yesterday tests in-
dicate cyanide-loaded Tylenol capsules that killed seven people could have
been doctored at their distribution point or at the plant where they were
produced.
Stein, who last week raised the possibility the cyanide had been placed in
the capsules at the Fort Washington, Pa., plant where Extra-Strength
Tylenol is manufactured, said he has completed tests that indicate the
poison could have been placed in the capsules in the warehouse or
distribution point or even back at the manufacturing point.
Stein criticized investigators for concentrating their search on a "mad-
man," saying the killer strikes him as more of a "rational evildoer."
In another twist, police were trying to determine if there is a link in the
death of a Sheridan, Wyoming man who may have taken Tylenol capsules
handled by the same distribution warehouse as those that killed the Chicago
area victims.
Seven Chicago area residents died Sept. 29 and 30 after swallowing Extra-
Strength Tylenol capsules that had been emptied of pain-reliever and
refilled with deadly cyanide.
Gunman holds three in train
RALEIGH, N.C.- A Spanish-speaking gunman barricaded in an Amtrak
sleeping car with his wife and two children for two days began negotiating
with police yesterday but warned he might kill himself or others rather than
give up.
Negotiator Jorge Oliva said the gunman, speaking Spanish and English,
wanted to surrender but also said he might "kill himself with his bare han-
ds."
"It's time to finish this-," Oliva quoted the gunman as saying.
The man, identified only as W. Rodriguez, boarded the train in Jackson-
ville, Fla.; Thursday night with a woman and two children, believed to be his
family.
The standoff began Friday morning after Raleigh police received reports
of a shooting on the Amtrak Silver Star. The sleeper car where the gunman
was holding the hostages was disconnected from the rest of the train at the
Raleigh Amtrak station.
Fed won't force interest
rates lower, Volcker says
HOT SPRINGS, Va.- Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker declared
yesterday that the nation's central bank is sticking with its iiflation-
fighting, tight-money policy rather than trying to force interest rates down
to triger a long-awaited economic recovery.
Vole er denied recent reports that the ank, in a major policy shift, is
backing away from its tough anti-inflationary stance because of growing
alarm about a deteriorating economy and surging unemployment.
The belief within the financial community that the Fed is relaxing its
monetary policy was bolstered Friday, when the central bank lowered its
"discount" lending rate to financial institutions from 10 percent to 9.5 per-
cent, the lowest level in more than three years. It was the fifth drop in that
rate since July, when the bank was charging 12 percent.
Volcker said interest rates have fallen significantly since the summer
because of weak loan demand caused by the recession and the central bank's
success in lowering inflation.
Reagan's approval rating
at new low, poll says
NEW YORK- Only 41 percent of the American people now approve of
Ronald Reagan's handling of the presidency-his lowest rating to date-
and 57 percent plan to vote Democratic in congressional races, a Newsweek
Poll saidyesterday.
The poll targeted Reagan's handling of the economy as the reason for his
decline in popularity and weak rating-the lowest midterm rating of any of
the nation's five past elected presidents.
A majority of those questioned were pessimistic about Reagan's economic
policies. Fifty-four percent said they believed Reaganomics would worsen
their personal economic situations while only a third said they believed their
situation would improve under Reagan.
Soviet spy plane tries to
contact trapped submarine
BERGA NAVAL BASE, Sweden- A Soviet's spy plane is criss-crossing
the Baltic trying to make contact with a submarine trapped near Stockholm,
and the Swedes have set up a jamming station to prevent communication
between the two, informed sources said yesterday.
The sources, who requested anonymity, said the spy plane was an
Ilyushin-38, and that it has displayed "unusual interest" in the Hors Bay
area near the top secret Musko naval base, where the intruder was first
sighted Oct. 1.
Lt. Col. Jan Ake Berg of the Swedish Defense Staff declined to comment on
the report, saying only: "We are continuing as before. We receive many tips
from the public and are following up some of them." He refused to give
details of the search tactics.

During the first week of the search, patrol boats and helicopters dropped
more than 30 depth charges, some containing 220 pounds of TNT, around the
sub in an attempt to force it to surface.
The Soviet news agency Tass has denied that any submarine in Hors Bay
is Soviet. The United States and other NATO countries with subs in the Baltic
Sea have denied their subs are involved.
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