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The Michigan Daily - Sunday, December 2, 1984 - Page 3

tdeath toll
From United Press International
Eight people were accidentally shot to
death during Michigan's 16-day firearm
deer hunting season that ended at sun-
set Friday. In two of the deaths,
,charges have been filed.
State Police said four of the deaths
were the result of self-inflicted gunshot
wounds. During the 1983 season, one of
the six fatal shooting victims died of
self-inflicted wounds.
There were 27 non-fatal shootings
this year, compared with 38 in 1983.
A hunter was arraigned Friday in
Hart on involuntary manslaughter
charges in the shooting death of Betty
Ann Perkins, 44, of rural Hesperia -
xthe only non-hunter among the eight
killed during the season.
She was shot in the chest Thursday
while she and her husband looked for a
tChristmas tree near their home in
Ferry Township.
The youngest hunting victim was
Earl Brouse, 15, of Coldwater, who was
shot to death Nov. 27 while hunting with
his stepfather and some friends about
five miles southeast of his hometown.


Baby survives near-
rejection of heart

A six-month-old girl, believed to be
the youngest living heart transplant
patient, returned to stable but critical
condition yesterday at the University's
Mott Children's hospital after her body
began to reject her transplanted heart
on Thursday.
"The rejection resulted in unstable
condition for 12 hours after which doc-
tors were able to stabilize her con-
dition," said Dave Friedo, a hospital
HE CALLED the rejection episode
"very serious."
"There isn't anything more serious

than unstable life signs," he said. "She
is a very sick little girl."
This Thursday was the first time doc-
tors have detected any signs that the
girl was beginning to reject the heart,
he said. It will take another two weeks
before doctors will be able to tell if the
girl's body is rejecting the heart.
Meanwhile, the Central Michigan in-
fant is being watched in an intensive
care unit and is breathing with the aid
of a respirator, Friedo said.
Because of the ventilator, doctors
were forced to put off the infant's first
oral feedings which were scheduled for
She is now being fed through stomach

Associated Press
A remote-controlled jetliner burst into flames at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., yesterday. The Boeing 720 was
carrying 12,000 gallons of fuel in an $11.8 million government test of a fuel additive designed to prevent the fire.

Boston U.
BOSTON (AP)-Fund-raising letters
resembling bills were sent to hundreds
of Boston University alumni, saying
"Please Pay This amount" and
threatening to cut off school mailings
for those who didn't give, but a school
official said Friday the whole thing was
a mistake.


regrets funi
"It was an error, it was in bad taste,
and it was badly executed," said
Robert Feldman, vice president for
development, whose signature appears
below a form letter sent to hundreds of
alumni, chiding them for failing to pay
$25 for an official "Alumni Association
"FRANKLY, I'M concerned," the
letter states. "I have just finished
reviewing the 1985 program with our
Alumni Programs Director Jan Hicin-
bothem and she informed me that your
name appears on our inactive alumni
listing. I told Ms. Hicinbothem there
must be some mistake, but she assured
me there wasn't.
"In fact, when I went back further in
our records I found you haven't par-
ticipated in any of our alumni drives in
the last two years. Needless to say I
was disappointed."

diing letter
The letter then threatens to cut off
various campus publications unless the
$25 is sent.
Among those who received the
material was Edward Quill, a reporter
for The Boston Globe, who noted his
displeasure in a column in Friday's
raising plea, you don't expect con-
descension; you don't anticipate
arrogance; and, least of all, you don't
look for threats," Quill wrote.
He also wondered what the other
people listed as non-donors "thought of
me for not giving."
Feldman said the mailing was the
result of a communications mixup with
the person who actually wrote the let-
ter, whom he would not identify. Feld-
man said he approved the package
without reviewing it.

The University Musical Society presents Handel's Messiah at Hill
Auditorium this afternoon beginning at 2:30 p.m.
U-Club-Cat People, 7:10 p.m., U-Club.
Cinema Guild-Spiral Staircase 7 p.m., Outward Bound, 8:40 p.m., Lorch.
Hill Street Cinema-Yiddle with His Fiddle, 7 & 9 p.m., 1420 Hill.
AAFC-Even Dwarfs Started Small, 7 p.m.; How Tasty Was My Little
Frenchman, 8:45 p.m., Auditorium A, Angell Hall.
School of Music-piano recital, Laura Kargul, 2 p.m.; voice recital, Gret-
chen Stevenson-Poland, 4 p.m.; Oboe recital, Martha Stokely, 6 p.m.; Fren-
ch horn students recital, 8 p.m., Recital Hall.
Ark-Tom Paxton, 7:30 & 9:30 p.m., 637 S. Main.
Performance Network-Mother Lode, 6:30 p.m., 408 W. Washington.
Motor City Theatre Organ Society-Home for the Holidays concert, Henry
Aldridge and John Lauter, 10 a.m., Michigan Theatre.
His House Christian Fellowship -6:30 p.m., 925 E. Ann.
Muslin Student Association - prayer sermon, 1 p.m.; women's study cir-
cle, 6:30 p.m.; men's study circle, 9 p.m., 2301 Plymouth Road.
Law Club - Madrigal dinner to benefit Museum of Art, 5:30 p.m., Law
Shades of Black - Celebration of the arts: Music and dance, 4 p.m., Union
The School of Social Work offers a Pre-Social Work Day for undergraduate
students from 6 to 9 p.m. in the fourth-floor lounge of the Frieze Building.
Cinema Guild - Algerian Sahara, Algeria: The Impossible Independence,
7p.m., Lorch.
Guild House - poetry, David Bornstein, Blake Ratcliffe, Jeff Wine, 8
p.m., 802 Monroe.
Campus Orchestra - concert, 8 p.m., Hill Auditorium.
Neuroscience - seminar, Joseph Miller, "Direct Electrical Stimulation of
the Inner Ear: More on the Cochlear Prosthesis," 4 p.m., 1057 MHRI.
Near East/N. African studies - Raymond Tanter, "Land for Palestinians,
Arms for Arab States, Security for Israel?" noon, Lane Hall Commons
Women's Research - lecture, Charlotte Melin, "America Through Other
Eyes: Recent Images in Literature," 7:45 p.m., West Conf. Rm., Rackham.
Chemistry - seminar, Vincent Pecoraro, "Mental Binding Sites of Tran-
sferrin: Mother Nature's Approach to Coordination Chemistry," 4 p.m., 1200
Chemistry Bldg.
Asian American Association -6:30 p.m., Trotter House.
Society for Creative Anachronism -8 p.m., 126 East Quad.
Volunteer Income Tax Association - mass meeting, 7 p.m., Aud. B, Angell

Restaurant accused
of racism in Va.


(Continued from Page 1)
ch on Thursday, they found the
restaurant closed..
FBI SPOKESMAN P.K. Buckley, in
Alexandria, Va., said yesterday the
agency was "looking into" the case.
Virginia law enforcement officials said
McKoy is under a permanent Federal
order directing him to comply with the
1964 Civil Rights Act.
The Belvoir Restaurant was closed
again Friday, the doors locked and the
drapes drawn, although a delivery man
was admitted to drop off candy. No one
answered a reporter's knocks at the
restaurant or McKoy's adjoining con-
crete-block home.
Contacted by telephone yesterday
and asked for comment, McKoy said:
"I can't help you. Let me tell you
something son, you come on out this
way." He then hung up, and hung up
again when called back.
ACROSS ROUTE 55 a sheriff's
deputy waited in his car on Friday,
watching as people, most of them
reporters, stopped by.
"I just thought I'd stay out here and
watch and see if anything happens,"
said Sgt. Paul Mercer of the Fauquier
County Sheriff's Department. "The
man does have a temper."
As he spoke, a blue pickup truck
rolled slowly by. A rider rolled down his
window, shook his head and said, "You
sure do have a lot to do, don't you. I'm
telling you."
"THAT'S PRETTY much the local
reaction," said Mercer. "It's a fact
around here in the area that he's pretty
much been like this all along.
"And here in the area, you'll find
most people are going to side with him
because he's been doing it for so long."
While food and service at the
restaurant draws mixed reviews from
the locals, several blacks agreed with
Woodson that it was a place to avoid.
Woodson said he went in the restaurant
once years ago and said he saw a sign
suggesting blacks wouldn't be served.
"I READ HIS sign. I could see he
wasn't going to serve me. There's no
use in going in there," Woodson said.
James Battle, a black man who lives
in Marshall, said he had been served
beer in the restaurant, years ago. "But
he just got worse and worse, in my
opinion, so everybody. stopped going
down there," Battle said.
Many whites in the town, most of
whom would speak only on condition
they not be identified, said McKoy
keeps to himself and his family. Several
said the restaurant had a reputation for
not serving some whites. too.

community shows no evidence of the
elite, wealthy families and genteel fox
hunting of its neighbors - Middleburg,
Upperville, and The Plains.
"We're a settlement area for those
towns. A lot of people that work on those
farms and in those towns live in Mar-
shall," Potter said.
Lawrence Emerson, editor of the
weekly newspaper, the Fauquier
Democrat, said the area has "Pretty
good race relations," with no history of
racial incidents."
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