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Ninety-five Years
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Vol. XCV, No. 19

Copyright 1984, The Michigan Daily

Ann Arbor, Michigan - Thursday, September 27, 1984

Fifteen Cents

Ten Pages

Mich. Bell
broadens
options
for long
distance
By THOMAS HRACH
Ann Arbor residents will feel the
benefits of deregulated phone service
this fall when Michigan Bell begins to
give customers direct access to the long
distance company of their choice.
Beginning Dec. 1 Michigan Bell will
allow phone customers to hook up to
any long distance company by just
dialing "1." Ann Arbor residents can
arrange service with one of five long
,distance services-AT&T, MCI,
SPRINT, and credit card calling
through Sears or American Express.
AT&T will continue to service
customers who fail to make
arrangements with other long distance
companies, according to Bob
Wroblewski, a representative for
See DEREGULATION, Page 7

UAW chiefs
endone GM
agreement

Associated Press
McDonald's razed
A bulldozer scoops up debris after demolishing the McDonald's restaurant in San Ysidro, Calif. yesterday. The
restaurant was the site of a massacre in July where a gunman killed 21 people before being slain by police. The site has
been donated by the city and residents and will be turned into a memorial park.

South Quad t-shirt tussle ends

ST. LOUIS (AP) - United Auto
Workers leaders from around the
nation yesterday endorsed the union's
tentative contract with General Motors
Corp., and will send it to 350,000
workers for ratification.
The union's 300-member GM Council
approved the contract by an over-
whelming show of hands at its meeting
in St. Louis.
DISSENTERS said the pact would
not keep GM from sending jobs to non-
union shops or to the Orient, where
labor is cheap.
But UAW President Owen Bieber has
said the contract would provide "in-
novative" means of preserving jobs.
Job security was the union's No. 1
goal in bargaining this year. Meetings
will be held beginning soon at 149 UAW
locals in 27 states to discuss the corn-
ples settlement, said chief, UAW
bargainer Donald Ephlan. All votes
must be reported by Oct. 14, he said.
SHOULD THE pact be ratified, the
UAW will go to Ford Motor Co., where it
says it wants to match the provisions of
the GM accord. Peter Kelly, a member
of Bieber's negotiating team, issued a
formal minority report yesterday
urging UAW members to reject the set-
tlement.
"Not one job is protected against
plant closing, outsourcing or new
technology," declared Kelly, a
longtime union dissident. Outsourcing
is an auto industry term for subcontrac-
ting of labor outside a company.
A 23-page summary of the contract
was released to the public and union
members, but the UAW said it would
keep the 417-page contract secret until
ratification.
A COPY OF the agreement, con-
tained no explicit guarantees that union
jobs won't be farmed out overseas or to
non-union shops.

However, the three-year pact would
provide for wage increases amounting
to $8,730 for the average worker over
the life of the contract, assuming a con-
stant inflation rate of 5 percent.
The document contains letters from
GM to the union pledging that the com-
pany will do what it can to keep jobs at
home.
It also includes provisions for a $1
billion fund to pay and retrain workers
who lose their jobs to subcontracting
and automation, and a "golden han-
dshake" under which non-retirees can
be bought out for $10,000 if they have
less than two years' seniority to $55,000
for those with 25 years' seniority.
The settlement - far more complex
than previous UAW auto contracts -
was reached last Friday after the UAW
staged six days of spot strikes. that
crippled the nation's largest
automaker.
Sororit y
ablaze
A fire broke out in the Alpha
Gamma Delta sorority house late
last night, forcing evacuation of the
building.
Residents of the house, located at
1322 Hill St., said they smelled
something burning after the lights
flickered earlier in the evening. The
fire department was summoned just
after 11 p.m., and firefighters found
a fire apparently in the attic toward
the rear of the building.
At press time last night,
firefighters were still working to
control the blaze.

By SEAN JACKSON
The showdown was set for sunset.
The members of South Quad's Gomberg House
Council strode into the office Building Director, Mary
Antieau, at 5 O'clock yesterday.
BEHIND THE closed doors of her office they
discussed the question of the Gomberg House t-
shirt-a t-shirt that had split Antieau and the residen-
ts of Gomberg House, an all-male hall.
It all began two weeks ago.
The House Council opened up the annual house t-
shirt design contest to all members of Gomberg
House. On Sept. 16 the House Council discussed the
designs and then chose the one they liked by
unanimous vote.
THAT t-shirt chosen depicted a man with a beer.
mug in his right hand and a keg underneath his left
arm with the words Gomberg . . . Ah" above his

According to student Dave Homyak, Resident
Director. Dawn Sagorski was present at the vote
and recommended that the word "keg" be removed
from the keg. That change would make the shirt
"fine," he quoted her as saying.
During the week following the vote Sagorski took
the design to Antieau, a strong supporter of drinking
policy reforms. Antieau said the t-shirt "flaunted
irresponsible use of alcohol."
SAGORSKI returned to Gomberg House and "said
we could not do the shirt," explained Dave Litchman,
the House's vice president and treasurer.
The root of the disagreement, explained Steve Lyn-
ch, a Gomberg House resident adviser, "has to deal
with the new University alcohol policy." The alcohol
policy, approved by the Housing officials, went into
effect Jan. 1. It prohibits the use othall fUnds to buy
alcohol, and says money cannot be collected at a par-
ty, all alcohol must be kept in the room, and referen-
See SHIRT, Page 2

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Proposed Gomberg House t-shirt design

head. The back of the shirt featured
O label with "Gomberg" on it.

a Budweiser

Jewish
New Year
leaves
some lone ly

By ELIZABETH REISKIN
As sunset marked the beginning of
Rosh Hashanah, yesterday found many
students torn between attending class
and celebrating the Jewish New Year
with their families.
Students said the holiday, to be ob-
served through sundown tomorrow, is a
time for new beginnings, assessment of
the year's progress, and reflection on
the year's sins.
"IT'S A HAPPY event," said Licia
Groner, a freshwoman. "You eat a lot,
you go to services to ring a happy new
year."~
But other students, especially fresh-

persons, said they wished they could be
with their families.
"It makes me really sad not to be
with my family," said Lorin Rosen, an
LSA sophomore. "Tonight, eating in the
cafeteria I had this pit in the bottom of
my stomach, knowing that my whole
family is together. But I can't afford to
fly home."
"THE MAJORITY of Jewish holidays
are family-oriented," said Amy Levin,
also a freshperson. "one of the things
I'm aware of is that I'm really away.
Everybody in my family is together,
and I'm not there."
See HOLIDAY, Page 3

Yale classes move to church

New smoking labels approved

* WASHINGTON (AP)-The Senate and House gave final
congressional approval yesterday to a bill that would replace
the general health warning on cigarettes with four alter-
nating warnings about the specific dangers associated with
smoking.
The bill was approved by voice vote in both chambers with
little debate.
Approval came after adoption of an amendment agreed to
by all segments of the tobacco industry, including growers,
distributors, warehousers and retailers, and by a coalition of
health groups, said Sen. Wendell Ford (D-Ky.) who fashioned
the compromise in the Senate.
THE LEGISLATION now goes to President Reagan.
Marlin Fitzwater, deputy White House press secretary, said,
"The administration took no position on the bill throughout
the debate and now that it's passed will have to review the
'legislation before Reagan decides whether to sign it."
"I'm certain the president will sign the bill because it is a
victory for both sides," said Rep. Albert Gore Jr. (D-Tenn.),
a chief sponsor of the bill. "The industry has demonstrated a
progressive and courageous attitude and the public health
TODAY-
Caution: I brake for dates
THANKS to a couple of new dating services in San
Antonio, Texas, when two cars get together on the
freeways it's no accident. "Moving Singles" and
"Bumper Connections" are two dating services
that offer members a special bumper sticker designed to
help singles make contact. "This is a really informal way to
meet people," said Sheryl Wood, one of two women who

groups have achieved their major objective-that of getting
better and more up-to-date information to the American
public about the extreme health risks associated with
smoking."
The current warning on cigarettes states: "The surgeon
general has determined that cigarette smoking is dangerous
to your health." The four new rotating warnings would
state, following "Surgeon General's Warning", that:
" "Smoking causes lung cancer, heart disease, emphysema
and may complicate pregnancy."
* "Quiting smoking now greatly reduces serious risks to
your health."
" "Smoking by pregnant women may result in fetal injury,
premature birth and low birth weight."
* "Cigarette smoke contains carbon monoxide."
UNDER THE amendment, a section of the bill was removed
that listed certain findings of the U.S. surgeon general with
regard to smoking dangers. They included such statements
as "cigarette smoking is the largest preventable cause of
illness and premature death in the United States, and is
See CONGRESS, Page 5

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - About
1,800 clerical and technical workers
struck Yale University yesterday in a
dispute they say stems from unequal
pay for women. The strike disrupted
food service at the Ivy League campus
and prompted many teachers to hold
class in movie theaters and churches.
Local 34 of the Federation of Univer-
sity Employees, which represents 2,650
workers, went on strike at 5 a.m. after
its negotiators rejected the Ivy
League's school's latest contract offer.
The union has never had a contract with
Yale, and has been negotiating with the
university off and on since October
1983.
UNION officials said the school's of-
fer was "totally inadequate," but, Yale
President Bartlett Giamatti said it was
all the university could afford.
No new negotiations were scheduled.
The strike is the fifth in the past 16
years at Yale. The last one was in 1977,
when maintenance and food workers
walked off their jobs for 82 days.
The strikers want a three-year con-
tract with across-the-board salary in-
creases and step raises totaling 38 per-
cent. They also want assurances there
will be no layoffs because of the con-
tract's financial effects.
WOMEN represent roughly 82 per-
cent of the local's members.
"As women, we have always settled
for lower pay," said Beverly Esposito,
an administrative setretary at the Yale
See YALE, Page 5

Associated Press
Yale University President A. Bartlett Giamatti walks past a striker on his
way to a news conference on the Yale campus yesterday.

tities are protected until both parties agree to meet. "I used
to be in sales and 80 percent of my time was in the car,"
Wood said. "The only people I'd meet were business
associates. This way, the opportunites to meet people are
endless. It doesn't have to be at a happy hour."
Be a ski bum
THAT first round of tests is coming up and yesterday
was the last day for drop/add. But there's still time to
get out, and the people from Vail Associates are offering a

always a risk that you may never return to school. Many
residents of Vail, Kincade said, explain how they ended up
there: "I was on my way to someplace else...I stopped in
Vail - and here I am 10 years later." Even if you've never
been on skis in your life, Kincade says there are plenty of
jobs available in food service, day care, or snow shoveling.
Achoo !
IF YOU DIDN'T listen to your grandmother when she
suggested chicken soup for your head cold, maybe you'll
listen to the respected Mayo Clinic. The Mayo Clinic Health

chicken soup." Why chicken soup rather than a cup of cof-
fee or hot tea? Dr. Joseph Kiely, medical editor of the let-
ter, said that in a 1978 study at Mount Sinai Hospital in
Miami Beach, Fla., doctors found that chicken soup did a
better job than a cup of hot water alone of clearing stuffed-
up nasal passages. This nasal clearing not only helps a per-
son feel better, but gets rid of a lot of the virus, he said, and that
may help the body's natural defenses gain the upper hand.
However, there is no proof that this actually speeds
recovery. "Chicken soup tastes good when you feel crum-
my and don't want to eat anything else," Kelly said, adding

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