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The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, September 12, 1984 - Page 3


Ferraro's visit

muddled by
Special to the Daily

FLINT -They came to the Hyatt Regency waving fist-sized
American flags, some sporting the "Gerry Ferraro Hair-
cut," but the Democratic vice presidential candidate didn't
make her scheduled appearance at the hotel to address the
crowd of around 600.
Instead, three hours after she was planned to speak, she
arrived at the Bishop International Airport to be greeted by
only a small group of mostly female supporters.
BUT THE DAY'S mishaps - wet weather and an airplane
breakdown cancelled two scheduled speeches - did not
douse the spirits of those who travelled to Flint to support or
protest the Democratic ticket.
Close to 40 members of an anti-abortion group moved in-
doors, hoping to show the Mondale-Ferraro boosters their
discontent with the Democrats' "pro-choice" stance on the
When they began a chorus of "Life yes, Ferraro no" and
held up their signs declaring abortion as murder, the
Democrats, who far outnumbered the group, decided the
protesters wouldn't steal the show. They countered the
protester's chants with "We want Ferraro" and "Reagan is a
THINGS GREW tense inside the Hyatt ballroom as it
became clear that something had happened to Ferraro's air-
One Mondale-Ferraro supporter didn't approve of Rev.
Harvey Anderson's pro-life rhetoric and grabbed at the
poster he had been waving. Anderson exchanged words and a

shove with the other man.
Later, the two men exchanged some blows and police
questioned him. But Anderson returned minutes later to aid
the pro-life congregation in its attempt to outshout the
"TAKE YOUR slavery home. We want freedom for
women," screamed one Mondale supporter. "Ferraro's a
true barbarian. She voted in favor of fetal experiments,"
shouted Lynn Mills, a pro-life activist, as she showed a young
boy pictures of a woman going through an abortion.
When Ferraro's plane finally landed in Flint, the crowd
had thinned to around 100 and the protesters were gone.
Making the best of a fouled up day on the campaign trail,
Ferraro admitted that while she could remedy budget
problems and could handle negotiations with the Soviet
Union, she could not fix the wheel of her airplane which broke
down in Toledo, Ohio.
Ferraro then went on to say "the pundits are wrong" about
her ticket's chances in November. She urged voters to con-
sider the effects high interest rates have on the auto industry,
saying that they have made it difficult for average citizens to
buy cars.
Ferraro said voters must think not only about today but
about the country in the next 25 years and the impact another
Reagan term would have on the environment, the Supreme
Court, and already high deficits.
Ferraro attacked President Reagan's refusal to release his
plan for cutting taxes and lauded Mondale's openness in ad-
mitting that taxes have to be raised.
Questionedabout the continued appearance of anti-abortion
protesters at her campaign stops, Ferraro said "This is
America. That is part of the beauty of this country - people
speaking out."

Associatea rress
Vice presidential candidate Geraldine Ferraro apologizes to a crowd at Bishop International Airport for the delay of her
visit to Flint. Ferraro's plane was held over in Toledo, Ohio.
'U'pro. jins race for m ayor

University Prof. Bunyan Bryant will
announce his candidacy for city mayor
today, according to a statement
released yesterday by his election
Bryant, a natural resources professor
who has never held public office, said
yesterday that his administration
would take a special interest in city
planning and development.
"IF WE DEVELOP too quickly, it's
going to destroy some of the character
of the city as we know it," he said.
He said he would attempt to slow the
process of development until the city
could plan effectively.
"I am for growth, he said. "It's a
question of the direction and the rate we
should be going."

HE ALSO SAID that the planning
should not be left only in the hands of
the city's financial elite and industry.
"It seems to me that there are people
who come in from outside of Ann Arbor
and who very often get tax abatements
for their industry," he said. "We have
to look very carefully at the whole issue
of tax abatements."
Bryant said he will also emphasize
day care for children and hopes to set
facilities up at many of the city's in-
dustrial firms.
BRYANT SAID HE would also like to
tackle the city's parking problem.
Bryant said his experience with town
and country planning, his deep com-
mitment in civil rights will help him
win the election. Bryant said he will

strive to make city council pass civil
rights legislation and policies.
"I think that I will bring a view to the
office of mayor that is new and
refreshing," Bryant said. "I think I
have a good chance of winning on terms
of my background of social justice," he
In February's Democratic primary,
Bryant will face former State Senator
Edward Pierce.
Mayor Louis Belcher, (a
Republican,) has announced
repeatedly that he will not seek election
after seven years in office.
Businessman Richard Hadler is run-
ning unopposed on the Republican side
of the ticket.

Kremlin talks star wars
(Continued from page 1)

"The Soviet Union hopes that talks
will be conducted aimed at specifically
preventing the arms race in outer
space," said Velikhov said. "The
problem as I see it is the United
"From the position of principle, I
believe there exists a good possibility

for quick and fundamental accord," he
Velikhov, who in his capacity at the
academy advises the Kremlin on space
weapons, said the Soviets will maintain
a moratorium on testing space weapons
as long as the United States also does

. rv ant
..focuses on city development

MSA awaits reimbursement from PSN

fThe Michigan Student Assembly
voted last night to withhold all
privileges granted to the Progressive
Student Network (PSN) until the group
repays a $100 loan which the assembly
granted them last year.
MSA treasurer Bil Mellon'said PSN
as first notified of the debt eight months
Ago and still has not paid. The assembly
plans to write a letter to PSN

requesting that the money be payed
immediately and until that time, the
group will be prohibited from using
MSA meeeting rooms, copier facilities,
and space in the Fishbowl for fund
MSA PRESIDENT Scott Page poin-
ted out that the action was necessary
and not political.
"It's nothing personal against PSN,"
Page said. "In my opinion, the assem-

Today marks the Kick-off for this year's 10th annual CROP Hunger Walk.
The Hunger Walk is scheduled for Oct. 7, and the Kick-off will feature
speaker Bishop Thomas Gumbleton, Auxiliary Bishop of Detroit and
president of the citizens' hunger lobby Bread for the World. There will be a
potluck dinner at 6:30 p.m., with the speaker at 7:30 p.m., at 512 E. Huron.
Cinema II-Klute, 7 p.m., MLB 3.
Cinema II-Repulsion, 9:15 p.m., Angell Aud. A.
Cinema Guild-Potemkin, 7 p.m., Alexander Nevsky, 8:20 p.m., Lorch.
Michigan Theatre-A Wedding, 7 p.m.; Health, 9:20 p.m.
Michigan Voice-Folk Concert, "Mustard's Retreat," 8p.m., 812 Monroe.
Ark-Music by Lady of the Lake and Matt Watroba, 8 p.m., 637 S. Main.
Ann Arbor Civic Theatre-How the Other Half Lives, 8 p.m., Mendelssohn
r Theater.
Ann Arbor Civic Theatre-How the Other Half Lives, 8 p.m., Mendelssohn
Law School-Albert Sacks, "The Future of Legal Education," 12:30 p.m.
Room 120, Hutchins Hall.
Chemical Engineering-James Wilkes, "Digital Computing-Fortran-77
and MTS, I" 7-9 p.m., Nat. Sci. Aud.
Industrial Engineering-Prof. Aharon Ben-Tal, "A Penalty Approach to
Stochastic Programming," 3:30 p.m., 241 IOE Bldg.
Psychiatry-Norman Alessi and Michael McMannus, "Introduction to
Series," 10:30-noon, CPH Aud..
Campus Chapel-Wednesday Evening Prayers, 10 p.m., 1236 Washtenaw
Business School-Intro. to Accounting Management, 3:30-5 p.m., 177 Bus.
Business School-Micro Session 1: Command Language, I, 7:30 p.m.,
Dave Hetrick, ILIR.
UM Soaring Club-open meeting, film "Joy of Soaring," 8 p.m., 296 Den-
Chemistry-"Synthesis and Properties of Carbazole or Pyrene Group Con-
taining N-Acylated Linear Polyethylenimine and Dehydro-Alanine Main
Chain Polymers," 4 p.m., Room 1300 Chem.
Outdoor Recreation Program-Bike Repair Clinic, 7:30 p.m., Room 1084,
East Engineering.
Library-Brown Bag, "Resources at the University of Michigan," Noon,
Commons Room, Lane Hall.
Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum-Training Session for Explainer Guides, 10
a.m., Huron and Fifth Avenue.
UAC-Impact Jazz Dance Workshop.7 p.m., Mich. Union Ballroom.

bly felt no animosity."
Yesterday's meeting was the first of
the new assembly since the election
last April. The meeting lasted over two
and a half hours due to confusion over
No dough
A Domino's Pizza delivery man was
robbed early yesterday morning while
getting back into-his car after respon-
ding to a false order at the 1300 block of
Wilmont St: police said.
The robber approached the
deliveryman as he was getting in his
car and demanded all the money the
driver was carrying. The suspect
claimed to have a gun, but did not
reveal it during the incident, police
The suspect fled on foot after the
driver game him the money, which
amounted to less than $50. There were
no injuries reported, police said.
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the voting procedures and an excess of
discussion by the members.
"The disarray this evening showed
that at least people are concerned,"
Page said. "I was impressed . . . close
to 25 of the 30 members spoke."
In addition to recognizing 26 groups as
"student organizations," the assembly
reinforced a proposal to create a com-
mittee to deal with the Student Code of
Nonacademic Conduct. The committe
will work to inform students about the
code and decide how the assembly
should deal with the code.$

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