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Ninety-four Years
of
Editorial Freedom

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Partly sunny today with a high
around 30. Snow likely tonight,
with the temperature plunging
below 20.

Vol. XCIV-No. 76 Copyright 1983, The Michigan Daily Ann Arbor, Michigan - Thursday, December 8, 1983 Fifteen Cents Ten Pages

West
Germans
flock to
'The Day
After'
FRANKFURT, West Germany (AP) -
Some critics said the film was poorly
made and badly acted, a "nuclear soap
opera." But it hasn't mattered to West
German audiences, who are flocking to
theaters around the country to see "The
Day After," the U.S. made-for-
television movie about a nuclear war
,triggered in Germany.
At least 250,000 people saw the film
during the first four days of its release,
said Patricia Wiedenhoest,
spokeswoman for the West German
distributors, Tobis. The movie, which
opened Dec. 2, is showing in 100
theaters. The film was shown on
television in the United States on Nov.
20.
"INTEREST IN the film is extremely
high . .. much more than we expected,"
she said. "We have ordered 35 copies
more because of the high interest."
-Tobis, which paid $1 million for the
West German movie, video, and
television distribution rights, has
shrugged off some critics' charges that
it is profiting from "scare tactics" in
the film.
West German audiences, however,
seem generally impressed by the film,
which focuses on the town of Lawrence,
Kan., following a nuclear exchange
between the United States and the
Soviet Union.
THE 500-SEAT Europa Palast in
downtown Frankfurt is filling the house
at nearly every showing, said
spokeswoman Doris Amthor.
"We've been showing the film five
times a day for the past four days, and
the house is usually full," Amthor said.
Moviegoers seemed subdued and
shocked after a midday screening
Tuesday at the theater.
PETRA NEUHAUS, a 17-year-old
dentral assistant, commented, "When
nothing is left - no doctors, no
medicine - no one can help."

Jet
on

collision
Madrid

runway

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92. people

Daily Photo by TOD WOOLF
Downhill
LSA Senior Marc Gallin and Adrienne Neff, an LSA freshperson, take advantage of the snow in the Arb for some cross
country ski practice yesterday. Gallin is president of the University's cross country ski club.
Bw lc e sI* s'l Sugar tour sales sour

From AP and UPI
MADRID, Spain - An Iberia
Airlines Boeing 727 slammed into a DC-
9 which crossed in front of it yesterday,
setting the jets ablaze and killing 92
people in Madrid's second jet disaster
in 10 days.
Authorities said the smaller Aviaco
airlines jet was preparing to take off on
a domestic flight when it apparently
wandered, blinded by the fog, onto the
wrong section of the runway.
CARLOS Espinosa, president of the
two state-owned Spanish airlines, said
all 42 people on the DC-9 were killed and
Iberia said in a communique that 50 of
the 98 people on Flight 350 to Rome
died. One unidentified man was repor-
ted in critical condition..
The Iberia jet's pilot, Juan Carlos.
Lopez Barranco, crawled from the
damaged cockpit, helped out two other
survivors and shouted repeatedly." The
runway was mine."
Thomas Goltz, 39, a Madrid resident
who comes from El Paso, Texas, and
his wife Sydney, 32, were seated in the
back of the Iberia plane and survived
the crash with minor bruises. Goltz,
manager of the Singer Co. in Madrid,
said neither plane should have been
allowed to leave the airport.
"IT (THE 727) was just about to take
off when we heard this big crunching
sound of metal. The plane sort of broke

up in pieces and smoke started to fill.
the cabin," Goltz said.
"A crew member 'was struggling to
get the back door open. I grabbed my
wife and jumped out when the door was
open and we ran. We found ourselves in
a sort of field with the co-pilot and a
badly burned man. We wandered
around in the fog for about 15 minutes
and finally were picked up by some
people in a jeep."
The morning crash came just 10 days
after a Colombian Boeing 747 crashed
into a field less than a mile from
Madrid's Barajas airport runway;
killing 181 of 192 people aboard.
FOG AT the collision site - a
gruesome scene of charred flesh,
smoldering fuselage and strewn
luggage - was so thick that one plane's
wreckage could not be seen from the
other. Minutes after the acident, the
planes were burning, and rescue
workers pulled bodies and the injured
from the wreckage.
Among the passengers aboard the
Iberia jet were Spaniards, Italians and
about 40 Japanese tourists going to
Rome, including three honeymoon
couples.
Mexican actress Fanny Cano also was
aboard the Iberia jet and feared dead.
South African pianist Marc
Raubenheimer, on a concert tour of
Spain, wag on the Aviaco jet and
believed dead, airline officials said.

By CHERYL BAACKE
Southern sugar just can't match Pasadena roses, and Sugar
Bowl tour packages just haven't sold to students as well as
expected.
Though game ticket sales have been high, salespersons for
Conlin Travel - which handled the University Sugar Bowl
Tours - say they have sold only a fraction of packaged tours
available.
ACCORDING TO Conlin salesperson Nancy Griffin, the
agency sold only about 130 packages by the deadline last
Friday, and only 50 of them to students. She said Conlin
managers expected to sell about 300 tours.
The various packages all include transportation to and from
New Orleans, lodging, and a game ticket. Steve Conlin of
Conlin Travel said he was disappointed in the low sales.
"The price is right. The product apparently just did not ap-
peal to the student market," Conlin said. "The days have
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gone by when students can really afford a bowl."
HE ADDED that if the Wolverines were headed for another
location - Florida, for instance - the tour packages would
have sold better.
Conlin said the agency will lose some money because of the
'ost' of advertising and promotion, but added that they can
still cancel contracts with hotels and bus lines without being
charged.
Alumni Association tours, which Conlin also handled, have
been much more popular. About 800 people have signed up
for the more extravagant package, which includes a cocktail
party before the game, a New Year's Eve party, a city tour,
and a plantation tour in addition to transportation, lodging,
and a game ticket.
BETTY WIKEL of the Alumni Association said anyone can
buy these packages, "but we prefer alumni." Wikel said to-
See SALES, Page 5

By LAURIE DELAT
Ann Arbor Police yesterd
a composite drawing and de
a man believed to be a sus
ness in the Nov. 22 murder
old Nancy Faber.
A source has provided a
of a man seen near Faber's
was found near the corner o
and Green. Faber was shot
minutes after she left
Kroger's grocery stor
proximately 8 p.m.
SHE WAS THE wife ofl
editorial writer for the
News.
Police said the source ch
the store at 8:05 p.m. an
Faber's car, which was pa
one-quarter mile away atI
sity's printing departmentl
Sric
re e
body
aim
airn

seek man in Faber killiUg
vestigation," he said.
TER 1919 Green Rd. The source reported Police believe Faber was forced at
lay released that another car was stopped in front of gunpoint to drive down Green Road af-
escription of Faber's, and a man was walking ter leaving the Kroger's store at the
pect or wit- toward the victim's vehicle. Plymouth-Green shopping center.
r of 39-year- The man was described as a black When found in her car at 8:10 p.m., her
male in his 30s with medium com- purse was missing. The brown leather
description plexion, six feet tall, weighing 200 to 215 handbag has not been recovered.
s car, which pounds. The witness said the man was FABER DIED three days after she
of Plymouth wearing a mid-length brown leather was shot. She was a speech therapist
t in the head coat. for the Plymouth-Canton Community
a nearby THE AUTOMOBILE PARKED in Schools.
e at ap- front of Faber's car was a Mercury Local rewards for information
Comet with a dent near the rear leading to the arrest or conviction of the
Don Faber, driver's-side door. person or persons reponsible for the
Ann Arbor "We have no evidence that this per- murder have grown to a total of $12,715.
son is a suspect," said Ann Arbor Police. Police are asking anyone with infor-
ecked out of Sgt. Harold Tinsey, who declined to mation about the possible witness or
d drove by name the source of the informaiton. suspect to call their tip line at 996-3199.
arked about "He may have stopped to render aid. In addition, the Detroit News is of-
the Univer- We'd liketto question him for infor- fering $2,000 for any tip leading to
buildings at mation that may help the in- arrest or conviction.

Sketch of man sought by police.

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r of
fan
ian

From AP and UPI
Syria released the body of U.S. Navy pilot Lt. Mark Lange
yesterday but said the return of American prisoner Robert
Goodman depended on relations with the United States.
Lange, a 27-year-old former resident of Fraser, Michigan,
was shot down in his A-6 fighter-bomber Sunday in an attack
on Syrian positions in Lebanon's central mountains. The
Syrians handed his body over to the Lebanese army who in
turn delivered it to the Marines.
SYRIA'S STATE ministersfor foreign affairs, Farouk
Charaa, told a news conference in Damascus that Goodman,
26, of Virginia Beach, Va., Lange's bombardier-navigator,
was considered "a prisoner of war."
"He is well-treated in accordance with international
rules," Charaa said. Goodman was captured after he bailed
out of the plane Sunday.
Charaa said the conditions for releasing Goodman, the first

American serviceman held prisoner in Syria, depend "on the
development of relations between Syria and the United
States."
CHARAA CHARGED.the Marines had become a party to
the Lebanon conflict, saying Sunday's air raid "constitutes
tangible proof of U.S. involvement in Lebanon and the one-
sided position taken by the Marines in the internal strife in
Lebanon."
Meanwhile bombs and rockets slammed into residen
tial neighborhoods in Christian East Beirut from Druse
positions in the hills overlooking the city. Police reported two
civilians killed and 16 wounded by shrapnel.
IN MOSCOW, the Soviet Union warned Washington that
"American armed interference, in Lebanon and U.S.
aggressive actions against Syria pose a threat to peace in the
Middle East and not in this region alone.
"The Soviet Union will continue giving support and aid to
See U.S., Page 3

Home again

AP Photo

Marines who survived the October Beirut bombing attack scramble off the
USS Iwo Jima at the port of Morehead City, N.C. yesterday. The 1,700
Marines returned from deployment in Lebanon to greet friends and
relatives, and were taken to nearby Camp Lejeune later in the day.

-TODAY

was made a regular member of the sport staff's six-man -
now six-man, one-beast - selection panel. For one weekend
last month, Kanda posted a 9-4 record - three wins more
than any other panel member produced.
Tuba or not tuba
A N INDIANA University professor and 20 of his
proteges are going to march on Washington this
week and there's litle dnht thev'll be heard. Or seen. When

important to him. The 54-year-old Phillips is well known in
music circles for his struggle to improve the image of the.
tuba. His goal is to create more jobs for his tuba students.
In 1973, Phillips organized the first International Tuba
symposium, where composers met with 300 tuba players,
and he would like to have a bill introduced in the Indiana
General Assembly that would propose making the tuba the
official state instrument. "I'll do it," he said, "as soon as I
can find a legislator who plays the tuba."

Coffee and milk-went down from seven cents to a nickel and
potatoes dropped in price from a dime to seven cents.
* 1932 - A Student Community Fund was created to help
feed and clothe "the many University students who are
close to starvation" because of the Depression.
" 1973 - Members of the Gay Awareness Women's Collec-
tive (GAWK) filed a complaint with the Ann Arbor Human
Rights Department against the Rubaiyat bar after owner
Greg Fenerli asked several groups of gay women to leave.

Gridde gorilla
A YEAR-OLD GORILLA at the Dallas, Texas, city zoo
doesn't monkey around when it comes to picking the
innrc ofaft-W nfcnnal fntha llame s.Kanda the Great

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