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Ninety-three Years of Editorial Freedom

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Fair to midland

Will the sun ever
be cloudy again
chance of snow
near 30.

reappear? It'll
today with a
flurries. High

Vol. XCIII, No. 94

Copyright 1983, The Michigan Daily

Ann Arbor, Michigan-Tuesday, January 25, 1983

Ten Cents

Eight Pages

First man
indicted in
state for
registration
resistance
DETROIT (UPI) - Michigan's first
indicted draft resister since the Viet-
nam War said yesterday he is ready to
go to prison if necessary to demonstrate
his belief that draft registration "works
contrary to God's purpose."
Daniel Rutt of Dearborn, a biology
student at Hope College in Holland,
Mich., also said his outspoken resistan-
ce to draft resignation prompted the
government to choose him - and 13
others around the country - for
prosecution.
"I HAVE CHOSEN not to register for
the draft because I believe that is God's
will," Rutt told reporters at a news con-
ference. "I believe that draft
registration works contrary to God's
purpose.''
He is to be arraigned Feb, 3 and his sup-
porters are planning a rally outside the
old federal building in downtown
Detroit.
Asked if he is resigned to prison, he
replied, "if that's where it leads."
RUTT, A Methodist who was born in
Haita where his father was doing alter-
native service as a conscientous objec-
tor, said the current registration law
does not provide for alternative ser-
vice.
If it did, he was not sure that would be
compatible with his beliefs.
"I'll have to stay away from the
hypothetical," he said.
RUTT, HIS attorneys and other sup-
porters said there was no doubt he was
targeted because of his high visibility in
the resistance movement.
Attorney James Lafferty, represen-
See MICHIGAN, Page 7

On the dotted
line ...
PIRGIM worker, Christian
Hertzog solicits LSA junior
Jennifer Conlin's signature for a
petition designed to make
the PIRGIM fee refundable and
refusable.

OPEC
meeting
collapses
GENEVA, Switzerland - An emergency OPEC
meeting collapsed yesterday in disagreement over
production quotas - a failure that could force down
oil prices and prolong a worldwide glut.
OPEC did not change its base price of $34 per
barrel, several ministers said.
Conference officials said the 13 Organization of
Petroleum Exporting Countries ministers, who met
Sunday and again for 2% hours yesterday were
unable to reach agreement on the three main issues
of pricing, production quotas and price differentials
for the high grade oil produced by African members.
"WE COULD NOT agree on anything at all," said
Mana Saeed Oteiba, the oil minister of the United
Arab-Emirates.
Some oil ministers said there was a consensus that
the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries
drop its overall production ceiling by $1 million.
barrels daily to 17.5 million, about the current level of
production by the 13 OPEC members. But Oteiba and
Saudi Arabian Oil Ministger Ahmed Zaki Yamani
said there was no agreement on any point. Yamani
said the meeting was a "complete failure."
The possibility was left open that Saudi Arabia
could carry out its implied threat to reduce its price if
there was no agreement, which could touch off a
series of price cuts around the world and undermine
OPEC's already eroding power over prices.
YAMANI SAID saudi Arabia would not cut the
Saudi price without consent of other cartel members.
"We don't want to start a price war," he said.
International bankers fear that a sudden and large
drop in prices could lead to default on billions of
dollars of loans to countries such as Mexico and
Venezuela which depend on oil sales for national in-
4come.a
VENEZUELA IS a member of OPEC. Mexico is
not, but generally follows the cartel's price guidelines.
See OPEC, Page 7

I Daily Photo by WENDY GOULD
CityCldefersdecision on

lock ordinance

for rental units

By JACKIE YOUNG
Until more information can be obtained on how
assaults committed in homes are linked to
locked and unlocked doors, the Ann Arbor City
Council has decided to put off its decision on a
new crime prevention plan.
The proposed city ordinance would require
landlords to install heavier deadbolt locks on en-
try doors and add secure window locks and dowel
rods for sliding doors.
SIXTY PERCENT of all illegal entries into
residences are due to security problems such as
defective locks and unlocked doors, said Ann Ar-
bor Police Detective Jerry Wright.
If passed, the proposed ordinance "will have

an impact on crime experienced in rental units,"
he said.
A number of landlords spoke against the
proposed ordinance at last night's meeting, but
the proposal's sponsor, Councilmember Lowell
Peterson (D-First Ward), said landlords might
benefit from its passage.
According to Peterson, a member of the Com-
mittee for Rape Prevention, an Ann Arbor
woman sued her landlord last year after she was
raped in an improperly secured home. She was
awarded $170,000 settlement.
THE ORDINANCE would also make houses
and apartments safer for tenants, Peterson said.
A similar law passed in Madison, Wis., in 1981

resulted in a 47 percent decrease in the number
of rapes committed in rental units, he said.
Harry Ahrens, a spokesman for State Farm
Insurance, said the ordinance could provide lan-
dlords with a discount of up to 5 percent on their
insurance premiums. Other added security
devices, such as smoke alarms, could cut in-
surance rates for landlords by as much as 15
percent.
The Assault Crisis Center, the Michigan
Student Assembly, and the Public Interest
Research Group in Michigan have all endorsed
the proposed ordinance.
THE SECURITY PROPOSAL would cost lan-
See COUNCIL, Page 7

Integration efforts fail,
minority schools prevail

I

WASHINGTON (UPI) - Racial
segregation in the nation's schools has
increased significantly over the past 15
years, a new study said yesterday in a
trend education experts warn could
cause serious problems within two
years.
The Reagan adminstration must act
to halt "aggressive ostracism" of
1 minority children in schools, education
experts told a news conference held to
announce release of the study com-
missioned by the Joint Center for
Political Studies.
THE REPORT, which examined
trends in the 50 largest urban school
districts and 44 metropolitan areas in-
cluding suburbs, showed two-thirds of
the students in the 10 largest school
districts in 1980 belonged to minorities,
and the ratio is rising rapidly.
"We are being told now that

'The problems related to segregation are
getting worse. We just cannot continue to
become more separate and more unequal.'
- Gary Orfield
Professor at the University
of Chicago

desegregation efforts have not worked, so
they are taking away what we have now
... when what we really need is more,"
said Gary Orfield, author of the study.
The problems related to segregation
are getting worse. We just cannot con-
tinue to become more separate and
more unequal," said Orfield, a fellow at
the center and political science

professor at the University of Chicago.
THE HOUSE judiciary subcommit-
tee on civil and constitutional rights
asked the center, a private group tht
studies issues of interest to blacks and
other minorities, to do the study titled
"School Desegregation Patterns in the
States, Large Cities and Metropolitan
See EDUCATION, Page 2

Cedar Pt.
scouts seek
talented
musicians
By JODY BECKER
There aren't many summer jobs
available for tuba players but music
school junior Don Kronenberger may
be in luck if he's chosen from among 100
University and Detroit area students
who auditioned yesterday at the
Michigan Union for the Cedar Point
summer season.
The University is one of several cam-
puses that talent scouts for the San
dusky, Ohio amusement park will visit
this week in an attempt to fill the 100
posiitons available.
"BASICALLY, we run a two-week
scouting tour, visiting a number of
college campuses and then we let them
know. There are no call backs," said
Marjory Cronenwett, manager of the
park's Live Show department.
Altogether, about 1,000 people will be
screened by Cronenwett and her
assistants.
Voice projection, vocal or instrumen-
tal ability, and poise are some of the
things the scouts look for, according to
Cronenwett.
ALMOST ALL applicants came
prepared with entensive resumes and
8x10 glossy photographs. Each ap-
plicant was required to have two
musical numbers prepared and those
See CEDAR, Page 3

Student newspaper charges WMU

KALAMAZOO (UPI) - The board of
trustees at Western Michigan Univer-
sity have been accused by the student
newspaper of violating the state's open
meetings act, officials at the Western
Herald said yesterday.
A spokesman at the newspaper said a
lawyer had been retained and legal ac-
tion is being considered.
NEWSPAPER reporters charge at
recent board meetings, typed news

released with decisions made during
the meeitngs were immediately
distributed following meetings.
Michael Villaire, editor-in-chief at
the paper said the paper considered the
action an indication of previous
illegally held meetings.
Newspaper officials charge
three meetings were scheduled without
giving previous notice.

Reporters claim when they attem-
pted to enter the unannounced sessions,
the meetings were cancelled.
Chauncey Brinn, board secretary
said the open meetings act only applied
to meetings where a quorum of trustees
were present} Brinn added a quorum
did not exist at the meetings in
question.

Cedar Point auditioners, Kyle Baker, Sally Jo Bannon, and Erica Wieman,
anxiously await their turn in a hallway in the Michigan Union. Auditioners
are hoping for a chance to perform as many as 700 shows at the giant
amusement park.

TODAY-
Why retire?
LAKE WACCAMAW, N.C., Town Clerk Jim Wayne
says he sought a $7,500 salary cut to increase his
take-home pay. Wayne, 65, who draws retirement
benefits from his Marine Corps service as well as
Social Security, said he learned that cutting his salary from
$14,109 to $6,600 would increase his real income while
reducing taxes. "As it is now. I am Daving more taxes to

year-old male and "one of the most virile gorillas in the
country." So, they're jetting in Tiffany, a 14-year-old lady
gorilla from Topeka, Kansas in hopes that the chemistry
will click and a baby gorilla will result. But the last time
Tiffany was introduced to a male gorilla, she rejected a
blossoming romance and the two became platonic pals. Q
Drum roll, please
ND THE WINNER is ... Maurice El-Amin. The LSA
oninr. mwa thhe daturdav night a "The Man" for

The Daily almanac
O N THIS DATE in 1910 the proprietor of Ann Arbor's
largest boarding house announced that weekly rates
would have to be raised from $3.50 to $4.00, to cover the
rising food costs.
Also on this date in history:
" 1917 - Prof. Alfred Lloyd, dean of the graduate school,
stated that college is not just technical training, it is an at-
mosphere "vigorous with adventure and romance."
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