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A lonesome
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See Editorial, Page 4.

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Ninety-three Years of Editorial Freedom

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It's over
Cloudy with a chance of rain. High in
the upper 30's.

Vol. XCIII, No. 99

Copyright 1983, The Michigan Daily

Ann Arbor, Michigan-Sunday, January 30, 1983

Ten Cents

Eight Pages

Harper,
Ilini
'blow past
weary '',
87-74
By LARRY MISHKIN
Apparently the Michigan Wolverines
lost more than just a basketball game
when they dropped a triple-overtime
decision to Purdue on Thursday.
That 55-minute marathon also cost
Michigan the endurance it needed in
the last 10 minutes of yesterday's 87-74
loss to Illinois before 12,876 fans and a
regional television audience.
THE TURNING point in the contest
came with almost nine minutes left and
the Wolverines up, 58-56. Richard
r Rellford, off a pass from Eric Turner
made a move toward the basket, but in-
stead of scoring picked up his fifth per-
sonal foul on a charging call. A Derek
Harper layup knotted the score and
Illinois then outscored Michigan, 7-2,
over the next three minutes. The
Wolverines never got closer than six the
rest of the way.
"We played tired and fatigued in the
last 10 minutes," said head coach Bill
Frieder. "We had a four-point lead
with eight minutes left and we let it get
away too easily. They took advantage
of our turnovers and we couldn't get it
together."
During the first 12 minutes of the
second half, the two teams traded the
lead back and forth several times.
During that stretch, Turner, who was
Michigan's high scorer with 25 points,
hit two three-point shots and Dan
Pelekoudas, starting in place of the in-
jured Leslie Rockymore, netted one
also. But Rellford's foul seemed to take
the life out of the Wolverines.
"IT WAS a bad call," said a disap-
pointed Rellford, who was the team's lead-
ing rebounder with five. "I came down
off my shot and, (the referee) called a
charge. I didn't touch-Harper. He did a
See ILLINI, Page 8

Budget cuts
favor defense

over poor
and elderly

I

WASiIINGTON

(AP)

President

Daily Photo by JEFF SCHRIER

Ladies and Gentlemen

Mayor Louis Belcher gestures during his speech yesterday at the dedication ceremonies for the new Amtrak station. See
story Page 3.
Private plane warne
naigAir Force naiget'

Reagan's 1984 budget proposes cuts in
benefits to the poor and elderly - in-
cluding welfare, food stamps, and
Medicare - along with a spending
freeze in hundreds of domestic.
programs to help make room for a $30
billion boost for the Pentagon.
Reagan's emphasis on guns over but-
ter drew sharp rebukes over the
weekend from leading congressional
Republicans and Democrats, who
vowed that Congress would reorder
priorities somewhat by taking from
defense to protect many social
programs.
"OUR BUDGET IS fair and
realistic," Reagan said yesterday in his
weekly radio address to the nation.
"It's a budget that will position
America to take full advantage of the
economic recovery.''
But .en. Edward Kennedy (D-
Mass.) a -gued that Reagan's proposals
for reducing federal health care costs
are "the newest example of the ad-
ministration's continuing insensitivity
and unfairness toward workers and the
elderly."
Reagan's $848.5 billion budget plan
for the fiscal year beginning Oct. 1
would curtail spending on subsidized
housing, meal subsidies for children,
Aid to Families with Dependent
Children and food stamps; postpone
cost-of-living increases in benefits for

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - Air traffic
controllers were trying to guide a
private plane out of restricted military
air space just before the craft with
seven aboard collided with an Air
National Guard jet and disappeared.
A Federal Aviation Administration
tape recording and transcript of the
conversation between an FAA control
center and the Beechcraft BE-55
showed that controllers warned the
private pilot that military jets were

tailing him just before the crash off the
North Carolina coast.
THE SMALL PLANE, piloted by a
Virginia attorney from Nassau in the
Bahamas, was en route to Norfolk, Va.,
when the accident occurred Jan. 9 at
4:46 p.m.
The private plane disappeared after
the mid-air collision over the Atlantic
Ocean about 40 miles southeast of
Jacksonville, N.C., and its seven oc-
cupants were presumed killed. The Air

National Guard plane landed safely
with wing damage and its two-man
crew was not injured.
The transcript shows the private
plane's pilot, Henry Tiffany, of
Waynesboro, Va., received the warning
about four minutes before the collision.
tiffany had veered off course because
of poor weather and had inadvertently
wandered into restricted air space,
authorities s t
See EFFORTS, Page 3

'Celebration of Life'

aids

the blind and disabled, and increase
out-of-pocket medical costs paid by
people covered by Medicare and
Medicaid.
THE BUDGET, which is .to be
released formally tomorrow, also
proposes to hold total spending on an
array of other domestic programs -
when lumped together - at 1983 levels
Although spending on individual
programs might rise, fall, or stay the
same, total spending would be $115
billion, compared with $116 billion this
year.
Overall, the budget calls for a $43'3
billion increase in'spending over 1983,
with nearly three-quarters going to the
Defense Department, which would see
its spending ceiling rise from $2089
billion this year to $238.6 billion in 1984..
Speaking to a group of columnists o
Friday, Reagan said he was "as stub-
born as I always was" about seeking
certain cuts in domestic programs.
WHITE HOUSE Chief of Staff James
Baker said the president will remain
firm on his defense increases. Reagan
"is not prepared to start bargaining 'n
that figure," Baker said.
Details of other spending plans were
not made available yesterday, but ad-
ministration officials conceded there
would be modest reductions in some
programs for the poor.
See DEFENSE, Page 2
Speakers
urge U.S.
pressure
in Mideast
By CHERYL BAACKE
The United States should force Israel
to withdraw all its forces from
Lebanon, a former prime minister-of
Lebanon told 300 people gathered t
Rackham Auditorium yesterday.
"It's not unfair to assume that if any
power is capable of influence over
Israel, the U.S. should be the one," said
Ahmad Al-Hoss, the Lebanese prime
minister from 1976 to 1980.
THE FORMER prime minister spoke
at a conference titled "In Search of a
Near East Settlement: The Aftermath
of Lebanon '82" which was sponsored
by the University and Easten
Michigan University chapter of
the Organization of Arab Students.s'
Al-Hoss said the United States, as a
helpful and sympathetic partner.to
Israel, can help reduce the tension and
doubt that surrounds the negotiaions
currently being held in that country.
Al-Hoss said Lebanon's problem and
the Mideast problem are inseparable.
The Arab unrest, he said, has provided
a catalyst to the "ever-festering
domestic problem" in that country.
That problem, he said, may some day
lead Lebanon to become separate mini-
See SPEAKERS, Page 2

anti-nuclear movement

By HALLE CZECHOWSKI
Singers, dancers, speakers, and per-
formers came together at the Michigan
Union last night to celebrate life and
' protest the proliferation of nuclear
weapons.
Concerned that the Reagan admin-
istration is maneuvering the world into
an arms race and turning space into a
battlefield, Lynn Eden, a local activist,
said "With perseverance we will turn
the arms race around, and tonight is

part of that."
"I HOPE IT (the benefit) inspires all
of us to work for peace, to work for a
better world," Eden said to the ap-
proximately 500 people gathered in the
Union Ballroom.
The benefit was organized to raise
money for several anti-nuclear
organizations, the Interfaith Council for
Peace, Michigan Nuclear Weapons
Freeze, and Women's International
League for Peace and Freedom.

Dancer Whitley Setrakean and her 3-
year-old daughter, Maya lightened the
mood by presenting a dance about
parents concern for their child in a
nuclear age. The audience responded
to Maya with great exuberance.
THE UNIVERSITY Mime Troupe
also performed, presenting a piece n
the violent nature of man's evolution.
Many audience members said they
were surprised that it had a happy en-
ding.
See BENEFIT, Page 2

Superbowl mania makes for a
hell of a hangover afterwards

By LORENZO BENET
Special to the Daily
COSTA MESA, Calif. - It's Super-
bowl Thursday at the Westin South
Coast Plaza Hotel, and the atmosphere
inside is feverish.
Bryant Gumbel of the Today Show is
seated in the lobby, chewing on his
fingernails as he waits to interview
Washington Redskins Quarterback Joe
Theismann. Dozens of Redskins fans,
rowdy from a day of non-stop partying,
are swilling Budweisers and pawing the
grid iron gods who just arrived from
practice.

"KILL 'EM SUNDAY, Charlie
Brown," a beer-bold disciple screams
at the Washington wide receiver.
The action has been no less frenzied
at the Miami Dolphins camp headquar-
tered at the Marriott Hotel in New Port
Beach.
On Tuesday night, for instance, the
hotel's Main Brace Lounge was jam-
med with more than 200 people at 9:30
p.m. By evenings end club supervisor
Mark Carlson predicted 100 quarts of
liquor and 25 cases of beer would be
consumed.
SUPERBOWL WEEK is obviously

super-profitable for the two Orange
Coast hotels playing host to the NFC
and AFC champions. Each is booked
solid. Together, that's 800 rooms
holding about 2,600 people. Combined
gross revenues probably will eclipse $3
million.
As of Friday, the folks whooping it up
at the SouthhCoast Plaza had already
gone through 800 cases of eggs, 100
cases of booze, 400 cases of brew, and 30
cases of wine.
Telephone operators from both hotels
will probably handle 10,000 to 15,000
calls by week'seend.
See SUPERBOWL, Page 2

Clovis Maksoud, ambassador from the League of Arab States, speaks about
U.S. and Arab relations yesterday in Rackham Auditorium.

TODAY
Reagan sees the light
EVERYONE KNOWS celebrities can help sell
a product. But a Phoenix toy company received
the ultimate endorsement on Friday when Presi-
dent Reagan used one of the company's new toys
to show he sees an end to the country's economic woes.
During a closed meeting, Reagan held up "The Light at the
End of the Tunnel," a five-by-five toy tunnel with a

Wolverton; this includes food prices. Wolverton, owner of
Monroe Meats and Discount Grocery is trying to enlist
other merchants in his fight against distributors who raise
prices. When a beer distributor came in recently and told
Wolverton the price for a popular brand of beer was going
up by 85 cents, he said it didn't bother him. "The minute
that happened I was going to be an ex-customer." Wolver-
ton says he is only observing "Jack's Law of Diminishing
Returns," which says that when one distributor raises
prices, others will follow suit. His answer is to stop buying

area was explored by French geographer Nicholas Sanson.
His contest, entitled, "Le prix de Lac Erie,"' or ''The Prize
of Lake Erie," will reward the person who submits the best
essay supported by documentary evidence as judged by a
group of scholars. The 1950 map "delineates rather well the
lakes of Erie, Huron, and Ontario and clearly shows the St.
Clair River connecting Lakes Erie and Huron," Wakefield
said. "And that was 19 years before Joliet was supposed to
have discovered Lake Erie." The deadline for entries is
December 31, 1983.E

General of the Army's school paraded through the Law
Quad marking the end of the school's presence at the
University during WWII.
" 1967 - The University Senate Assembly voted to
establish a committee to set up procedure for experimental
students course evaluations to be tested in the following
school year.
* 1973 - A jury of eight women and four men in less tharul
90 minutes convicted G. Gordon Liddy and James McCb-d
Jr., two members of former-President Nixon's 1972- re-

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