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The Michigan Daily - Sunday, March 31, 1985 - Page 3
Defense spending loses

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support in
WASHINGTON (UPI) - Two weeks Democratc
of debate on the MX missile has shown vices Comm
that the mood in Congress about defen- backed Rea
se spending, in particular spending on warned bef
more missiles, is turning against the mously imp
administration. 1986 deliber
No sooner had President Reagan won MX, that
final approval of his request to free $1.5 slowing dow
billion for 21 MX missiles last week "THE adz
than previous low-key talk in Congress 48. I can say
turned into public promises to limit the vote for 48.
number of missiles eventually deployed number app
and make major cuts in the number of Thursday,
missiles provided in fiscal 1986. for producti
Democratic
THE TALK of trimming the planned of West Virg
deployment of 100 missiles to perhaps Tenn.), an
40 came from a band of Senate Okla.), ann
Democrats who went along with more than 4
President Reagan's request for the back no mor
missiles this time.
In the House, Republican leaders Gore saic
Daily Photo by DARRIAN SMITH were quck to concede that Reagan's agreed in 19
request for $4 billion and 48 missiles in 50 deployed
fiscal 1986, which starts Oct. 1, was "WE TOL
stand by their favorite fishing hole likely to be reduced. that high,"
other sunken treasures. Sen. Sam Nunn (D-Ga.) the ranking notified for 1
Unemployment program

Congress
Rep. Norman
on the Senate Armed Ser- among the 61 De
nittee and one of those who a with the admini:
gan's request this time, had week's House vote
ore the votes: "It is enor- missiles approve
portant, in the fiscal year significant force"
ations on the budget and the consider "a deploy
we look dramatically at ween 40 and 50 mi.
rn the production line. to see what the
ministration has requested produce.
without any doubt I will not Rep. Vic Fazio,
. . I will not vote for any the debate he w
roaching 48." president notice'
,just after the House voted missile was to give
on of the 21 missiles, Nunn, key element of our
Senate leader Robert Byrd order to reach
ginia, Sen. Albert Gore, (D- deployment of 42
d Sen. David Boren, (D- p ye."
ounced they will push for no
0 deployed missiles and will Assistant Hous
re than 12 in fiscal 1986. Trent Lott of Miss:
ie theand12inisao1986.after the two nal
d the administration had wins last week'
981 that it could accept 40 or Republicans in col
missiles instead of 100. Democrats who 1
LD them we would not go likely would have
said Gore. "They have been number of missile
three or four years." administratin wan

Dicks, (D.-Wash.),
mocrats who sided.
stration during last
es, said that with 42
d - "a militarily
- the House should
ment ceiling of bet-
ssiles" while it waits
Geneva arms talks
(D-Calif.), warned in
anted to "serve the
his vote for the
arms negotiators "a
strategic program in
an agreement. A
missiles . . . is am-
Republican leader
issippi told reporters
rrow administration
on MX that House
injunction with the 61
backed the missile,
to go after a smaller
es for 1986 than the
ts.

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Gone fishing
Doug Nyenhuys, an engineering junior, and Adrian Bakelaar, an engineering senior
- the sewer outside the graduate library - yesterday trying to spoon up money and4

-HAPPENI NGS-
Sunday
Highlight
Damon Keith, a member of U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, will
speak at the 62nd annual Honors Convocation. The convocation, which
recognizes undergraduate students for academic achievement, will be at
Hill Auditorium at 2 p.m.
Films
AAFC - Time Stands Still, 7 & 9 p.m., Angell Aud. A.
Hill St. - Hester Street, 7 & 8:45 p.m., 1429 Hill St.
Mediatrics - Guess Who's Coming To Dinner, 7:30 p.m., Woman of the
Year. 9:15 p.m., MLB 4.
Alt. Act. - Susana, 7 p.m., Greta's Girls, 7:30 p.m., Nat. Sci. Aud.
Performances
Ark - Chris Proctor, 8 p.m., 637S. Main St.
Brecht Co. - Don Juan, 2 pm., Residential College Aud., 701 E. Univer-
sity.
Major Events - Bruce Cockburn, 7:30 p.m., Michigan Theater.
School of Music - recitals, violin/clarinet/piano, Priscille Heffernan,
Martin Van Maanen. Vartan Agbabian, noon; violin, Jocelyn Gertel, 2 p.m.;
clarinet, Mark Wolbers, 4 p.m.; double bass, Martha Schimelpfenig, 6 p.m.
Recital Hall. Falstaff, 2 p.m., Power Center.
Meetings
Gay Liberation Front - 7:30 p.m., Rm C, League.
Miscellaneous
His House Christian Fellowship - Dinner, 6:30 p.m.; Bible study, 7 p.m.,
925 E. Ann St.
.U-Club - dinner and the movies, dinner, 5:30 p.m., Deathtrap, 7:10 p.m.
Student Wood & Craft Shop - seminar, "Introduction to Wood Dyeing," 7
p.m., Rm. 537 SAB.

runs out this week

WASHINGTON (AP) - A federal
unemployment benefits program for
339,000 people nationwide expires this
week, the third major cut in gover-
nment aid to the jobless in the past four
years.
A House subcommittee has endorsed
a bill that would extend the federal sup-
plemental compensation benefits three
months after it runs out a midnight next
Saturday.
BUT IT appears Congress won't have
enough time to act before the Easter
recess, and President Reagan says the
program is no longer needed, citing a
growing economy and the alternative of
job training.
Sartze tuk is
assumes
Greek
presidency
(Continued from Page 1)
ialist lawmaker and parlamentary
speaker Yiannis Alevras, who was also
serving as Greece's acting president.
"WE DON'T recognize this president
who was elected withthe inadmissible
vote of the speaker of the house," said
New Democracy leader Constantine
Mitsotakis, as he announced the party's
112 lawmakers would boycott the
ceremony.
The opposition said Alevras was not
constitutionally eligible to vote since he
was serving as head of state. The
Socialist majority in Parliament ruled
he could.
Several thousand Socialist supporters
shouted "You are a symbol of
democracy, Sartzetakis!" outside
Parliament as the ceremony took
place.
"A NEW ERA is opening for

The expiration would represent the perhapsi
latest in a series of reductions in unem- eligible to
ployment benefits. In anoth
In 1981, the administration pushed least nin
through Congress changes that made it reduced b
more difficult to qualify for par- benefits pi
ticipation in another program, a joint 26 weeks o
state-federal extended benefits plan for "The shr
the jobless. surance ..
ONLY West Virginia and Alaska, the large numl
states with the highest unemployment remain wi
rates in the nation, are participating report issu
today in that extended benefits Budget an
program, which provides up to 13 weeks profit or
of aid after basic state benefits have several foi
expired. Had the old rules still been in At the la
effect, at least four other states, and in Novem

more, would have been
participate in the program.
her reduciton, officials in at
e states since 1981 have
benefits for the basic state
rogram, which provides up to
f aid to the jobless.
rinkage if unemployment in-
.. shows up in the extremely
nber of jobless workers who
ithout benefits," concludes a
ed last week by the Center on
nd Policy Priorities, a non-
ganization supported by
undations.
ow point of the last recession
nber 1982, there were 5.9
nemployed without jobless
out of 11.9 million total unem-

ployed. Despite the economic recovery,
that figure has remained high, with
some 5.3 million people without jobless
benefits last month and 8.4 million
people out of work.
The program expiring this week was
set up by Congress in 1982 as a
recession stopgap adding up to 14 weeks
of benefits for the long-term unem-
ployed. It is a third tier of jobless
benefits, on top of the basic state
benefits of up to 26 weeks, and, in the
states where they were in effect, on top
of extended benefits.
It was at a news conference March 21
that President Reagan stated that he
would not push congress for the
renewal of the federal supplemental
compensation.

million u:
assitance o

It's pronounced
Coburn .. .
Critically acclaimed singer-songwriter
Bruce Cockburn ("Wondering Where
The Dragons Are," "If I Had A
Rocket Launcher) brings his dark,
impressionistic style of rock to the
Michigan Theater tonight at 7:30.
Tickets are $9.50 and $12.50 and are
available at the Michigan Union Box
Office and at the Michigan Theater
just before the show.
Greece," Papandreou told reporters af-
ter the ceremony.
Sartzetakis' election split Greek
public opinion. It threatened a con-
stitutional crisis that could lead to legal
battles over the validity of legislation
that the president must sign into law.

:4I THIS WEEK'S SPECIALS

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Monday

Highlight

atWHITE MARKET
YOPLAIT YOGURT

More than 40 internationally prominent speakers will participate in a
"World Feminization of Poverty" conference at Rackham Auditorium. The
two-day conference is honoring the close of the International Women's
Decade.
Films
MFT - Risky Business, 7 & 9:30 p.m., Michigan Theater.
Cinema Guild - Mr. Thank You, 7 p.m., Angell Aud. A.
Performances
School of Music - University Symphony Orchestra, 8 p.m., Hill Aud.
Speakers
Gerontology - Dorothy Rice, "Health of the Elderly: Issues & Challenges
for the Future," 4 p.m., N14C07, 300 N. Ingalls.
Matthaei Botanical Gardens - Jim Weber, "Prairie Fire Ecology," noon;
Sue Reznicek, "Why You, Too, Can Grow Wildflowers & Ferns," 7:30 p.m.,
1800 Dixboro Rd.
Northeastern and North African Studies - Ronald Suny, "The Armenian
Genocide: Rethinking the Unthinkable," noon, Lane Hall Commons Room.
German Language & Literature - Reinhold Grimm, "Germans, Blacks &
Jews: Is there a German Blackness of Its Own?" 4 p.m., Rackham.
Computing Center - Fred Swartz, "Intro to Tango, Part I," 3:30 p.m.,
Rm. 165 Business Administration.
Chemistry - Oswaldo Baralt, "An Overview of Polyoxometalates," 4
p.m., Rm. 1200 Chemistry Building.
Meetings
Asian American Association - 6 p.m., Trotter House.
Christian Science Organization - 7:30 p.m., League.
The Reader's Theater - 8:30 p.m., Rm. 2013 Angell Hall.
Miscellaneous
Guild House - reading, Stephen Leggett, Deborah Rossen, 8 p.m., 802
Monroe St.
Microcomputer Education Center - "Microsoft Multiplan," 1 p.m., Rm
3113 Education Building.

Joint panel faces extinction

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mplish the mission is of the Joint
Student Faculty Policy Committee."
Orlin, however, does not equate the
desire of faculty to serve with the value
of a committee, "would you abolish the
curriculum committee because no one
would serve?" Orlin said.
The vagueness claim Orlin disavows,
but other members of the committee
agree that is unclear. "I do think it has
a vague charter," Eric Preven, a LSA
senior and co-chairman said.
"IT WOULD do it service to have it
more focused. I think an amendment to
its charter could be helpful," he said.
"If it's got a vague charter, rather
unclear . . . then that sort of thing
should be worked on," said Joanna
Luschin, a LSA sophomore committee
member. "It's our only voice with the
governing faculty."
"There are some bugs in the system.
They should work with it instead of just
throwing it out," Luschin said.
"IT IS symbolically and practically a
good idea to have students and faculty
work together to share the concerns
they have," said committee member
Rhoads Murphey, a history professor.
"In terms of raising issues and
focusing on issues, I. think it
has an important role," said
psychology professor Richard Manny
who served on the committee before
and is a current nominee. "Where else
do students get a chance to put their
agenda into the faculty's world?"
Another nominee, psychology Prof.
Vonnie McLoyd, also pointed to the

Luschin said that a lot of members,
faculty and students alike, don't go to
the meetings. "There is a basic lack of
enthusiasm - on both sides. They
should be more particular when they
choose people (to serve). They should
get people who really want to do it," she
said.

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