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Ninety-four Years
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Ann Arbor, Michigan - Tuesday, September 13, 1983

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Students
stage Diag
vigi to
give peace
a chance'
By JIM SPARKS
About 20 students held a peace vigil in
the Diag yesterday to protest the
University's ties with the defense
department.
To dramatize their opposition to
professors working on Pentagon
projects, some members of the activist
Progressive Student Network vowed to
stay through the night.
"I'D LIKE TO see us blocking this
research (even) if that means blocking
the doors to the labs where it's done,"
said LSA senior David Miklethun, who
helped organize the group last year.
The students 'demanded an end to
University research which could be ap-
See STUDENTS, Page 10

Soviets

veto

U.N.

massacre
resolution

Daily Photo by DEBORAH LEWIS
Protesters begin a 24-hour vigil on the Diag yesterday to show their opposition to University research for the Pentagon.

Recall drive hits local oficials
By JACKIE YOUNG wording on his petitions to recall Bullard said he was confident the recall If Mitchell gains the requiredr
Bullard and Owen. effort would not succeed, but expressed of signatures, Bullard said th
n the latest attack on Michigan The petitions will now go to the State concern with the recall fever which "will require a bunch of very ex
islators who voted in favor of raising Election Committee in Lansing for swept Michigan this summer and ap- special elections."
state income tax, two local their recommendations on the number parently is continuing. In Ingham County, the cos

From AP and UPI
Nine of the 15 Security Council mem-
bers voted approval yesterday of a
resolution deploring the Soviet downing
of a South Korean jetliner, but the
Soviet Union killed it with a veto.
The veto, cast by Soviet Ambassador
Oleg Troyanovsky, had been expected.
MEANWHILE, A THIRD body
believed to be from the South Korean
airliner washed ashore on Japan's nor-
thernmost coast yesterday.
At the U.N., the United States
managed to secure - enough support
from allies for a 9-2 vote in the 15-
member body, with four abstentions on
the resolution, which had been watered
down to attract as much support as
possible.
The draft was revised to recognize
"the importance of the principle of
territorial integrity." The Soviets have
said their jet fighters shot down the
Korean Air Lines Boeing 747 with a loss
of 269 lives on Sept. 1 because it had en-
tered Soviet air space and they believed
it was a spy plane.b .
THE REVISED VERSION also
speaks of "the necessity that only in-
ternationally agreed procedures should
be used in response to intrusions into
the air space of a state."

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e recall
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politicians were named in recall
petitions filed by a former University
student.
State Rep. Perry Bullard (D-Ann Ar-
bor) and House Speaker Gary Owen (D-
Ypsilanti) yesterday joined Governor
James Blanchard and several other
elected officials as the targets of this
r-' year's recall drives.
The effort to recall Blanchard failed
this summer because supporters of the
movement fell short of the signatures
required by law to place a recall vote on
the state ballot.
Former industrial engineering
student John Mitchell yesterday
received approval from the Washtenaw
County Election Committee for the

of signatures necessary to qualify for
special recall elections.
Mitchell said he expects to be
required to draw 8,000 signatures
within the Constitutionally-mandated
90-day time limit which would force a
special election.
The one-sentence petitions for each
representative ask for a recall election
because."he voted to raise the state in-
come tax 38 percent."
The Washtenaw County Board of
Election Commissioners yesterday
ruled that the wording and rationale for
Mitchell's petitions were "clear to the
(election) officers and for the elec-
torate."
In a telephone interview last night,

In a telephone interview last night,
Bullard said he was confident the recall
effort would not succeed, but expressed
concern with the recall fever which
swept Michigan this summer and ap-
parently is continuing. Owen could not
be reached for comment.
"The whole (recall) approach is an
abuse of the legislative process,"
Bullard said, adding that the legislative
recalls are intended for officials who
commit illegal acts.
"It fizzled out with the governor, and'
I'm sure it will not go in Ann Arbor and
other areas where people recognize the
need for taxes for education and human
services," he said.

special election was estimated to be
$50,000, Bullard said, adding that an
Ann Arbor election would probably cost
about the same.
Localities such as Washtenaw County
would have to pay for the elections, but
it is not clear whether or not they would
be reimbursed by the state.
Bullard said he does not know of any
state policy for reimbursing special
elections, so the county could be left
paying the bill.
"This is an attack on the represen-
tative process," Bullard said. "We
could have a recall every time the
legislature votes on a sensitive issue."
Bullard said he was "very
See RECALL, Page 2

Boh Troyanov ski
-..-defeats U.N. measure
Both revisions were written into the
preamble of the resolution. The
resolution itself deplores "the destruc-
tion of the Korean airliner and the
tragic loss of civilian life therein."
See SOVIETS, Page 10

Council
votes 10-0
to approve
Tally Hail
By THOMAS MILLER
Ann Arbor City Council last night voted
10-0 with one abstention to approve con-
struction of Tally Hall, ending two
years of debate over the project.
Councilmember Larry Hunter (D-1st
Ward) abstained from the vote which
clears the way for construction of the
six-story, $9 million-plus, parking and
retail structure on the corner of E.
Washington and S. Division.
THE BUILDING will provide parking
on the top five floors, and offer ground-
floor space to ethnic restaurants.
Councilmember Lowell Peterson (D-
2nd Ward) said he was pleased with the
updated plan, under which he said "the
city will have more control over the
property" than under the original
proposal to construct a housing struc-
ture on the site.
"At least we didn't get stuck with a
pig-in-a-poke," Peterson said.
In other city action, the council
unanimously approved a four-and one-
half percent raise for city ad-
ministrator Godfrey Collins, increasing
his salary to $57,000.

To Russia, no love AP Photo
A hooded skeleton leads the American Legion and the Asian-American Alliance in a protest yesterday outside the gates
of the Port of Houston as longshoremen unloaded the Soviet freighter Novoloynsk.

RowinganDaily Photo by DEBORAH LEWIS
In search of water and new members, Dan Hock paddles around the diag
yesterday as part of the Rowing Club's recruiting drive.

TODAY

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Opus optics
ALL SERIOUSNESS aside, the Daily is proud to present
Milo Bloom, "Mad Dog" Binkley, Steve Dallas, Cutterj
John, Opus, and the rest of the gang from Bloom County.
Join Bloom County creator Berke Breathed's crew for their
1984 run for the White House under the Meadow Party ban-
ner and on their frequent trips to worlds other than our own.
The most successful political and social satire to hit the

campus sororities. More than 1000 women showed up for
Sunday's pre-rush mass meeting, up from 889 a year ago,
according to Maggie Katz, president of the Panhellenic
Association. In 1979, only about 700 women went through
the semi-annual ritual. Katz attributes the growth of in-1
terest in the Greek system to students' need for a "sense of
belonging" that they can't achieve simply by attending
classes. "This was a growth that we had not anticipated,
but I'm not really surprised. Belonging to an organization
has become much more desirable at a school of this size,"
she said.

racing around in a 1984 Dodge Daytona sports car. In an ef-
fort to raise money for financial aid, the Homecoming
Committee today will begin selling 20,000 raffle tickets for
one dollar each. If you don't win the year of luxury driving
(sorry, gas isn't included), take heart. That dollar may
send you and a friend to a weekend in Orlando or make you
the proud owner of a brand new Apple HIE personal com-
puter. Looking to take a chance? Tickets are on sale at the
Union, the athletic ticket office and Arbor Dodge on
Washtenaw. Those creative risk-takers who lack the capital
to buy a few chances may still come out winners, says

Also on this.date:
" 1968 - Diane Annala, newly hired sorority advisor, an-
nounced she favored liberalizing rush by pushing to
eliminate the discriminatory alumni recommendation
required to rush;
* 1969 - President Fleming announced that students
disrupting ROTC classes would be prosecuted in circuit
court. Anti-ROTC movement leaders said they planned to
continue protesting;
" 1971 - Cheryl Clark, the ,first woman to charge a
University with sexual discrimination, appealed her case

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