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age 2- The Michigan Daily - Tuesday, September 23, 1986
Israel
prepares
to enter
Lebanon
The following story was
submitted to the military
censor who ordered several
deletions.
METULLA, Israel (AP) -
Hundreds of Israeli troops
massed on the ready along the
northern border yesterday, and
an official said they would move
into south Lebanon if needed to
aid an Israeli-backed militia
under attack from Shiite Moslem
guerrillas.
Residents of this tiny border
town said they had not seen such a
concentration of troops at the m
frontier since Israel pulled the w
bulk of its forces from Lebanon in
June 1985.
THE OFFICIAL denied such
action reflected a policy change. Takin 1a
He said any operation would be
aimed at "showing the Shiites on U-M alumnus Jan Longv
the fringes of the security belt that graduation i May. She al
it doesn't pay to give shelter and
support to Hezbollah."
(Telephoned reports to Beirut,
the capital of Lebanon, said Israel
today closed all access to its self-
designated "security zone" in
south Lebanon amid reports the BOSTON (AP) - Eigl
Israeli army was moving that water polluted by W.I
reinforcements for a crackdown six leukemia deaths ar
on Shiite guerrillas. Monday, ending a suit t
(The reports from the southern precedents on the liability
port city of Tyre and the Bekaa "In one way I'm glad it'
Valley town of Hasbaya in the they didn't get nailed to'
foothills of Mount Hermon said Gamache, whose husband
the area was closed to civilian during the trial.
traffic and declared off-limits for ATTORNEYS for both
reporters from Israel and , agreement, but a source it
Lebanon alike.) television report that the
million was "fairly accura
ISRAEL has blamed the condition thathe not b
Hezbollah, an Iranian-backed, The settlement came at
Shiite extremist organization, for start of the second phase o
attacks which killed give United the pollution caused the leu
Nations peacekeepers and at least --
,2 Israeli-allied Lebanese
nilitiamen in the past six weeks. East-W e
spokesman for U.N.
peacekeepers in south Lebanon, (ContinuedfromPage1)
told reporters Israel has been During the final s
bringing more equipment, Monday morning, the con
including artillery, into south clock remained at 10:56 p.
Lebanon since Thursday. He time it was stopped last
said the U.N. headquarters had Sept. 19. Friday midnight*
vreceived reports of an Israeli troop original deadline fo
build-up. conference. Delegates
Israeli army officials, who "freeze" time because
declined to be identified, said all remained unresolved.
tours for journalists into south "WE HAVE take
Lebanon were canceled as of important step toward re
today until further notice. the risk of mi
confrontation," Robert

4

Daily Photo by SCOTT LITUCHY'

ve
well has been working as a part-time gardener for the Michigan Union since her
so works as a landscaper.
C waste suit settled

ht families who claimed
R. Grace & Co. resulted in
nnounced a settlement
hat could have set legal
of toxic polluters.
s over with, but I'm sorry
the wall," said Kathryn
Roland, died of leukemia
sides refused to detail the
nvolved in the case said a
e settlement was for $8
te." The source spoke on
e identified further.
what was expected to be the
of the trial, to determine if
ukemia deaths. Grace had

been found guilty during the first phase of causing
the pollution.
But upon announcement of the settlement, U.S.
District Judge Walter Jay Skinner disclosed that he
had ruled the first phase would have to be held again,
because of trial errors. That phase took four months
and the second was expected to take as long.
THE JUDGE said he agreed with the company's
contention that the jury had confused dates of when
the pollution occurred.
The families had charged in their 1982 suit that
trichloroethylene and tetrachlorethylene dumped by
a Grace plant after Oct. 1, 1964, contributed to the
contamination of two wells in suburban Woburn,
and that the contamination caused the death of five
children and an adult and is responsible for
leukemia in two other children.

IN BRIEF
COMPILED FROM ASSOCIATED PRESS REPORTS
Reagan condemns Soviets
UNITED NATIONS - President Reagan told the United Nations
yesterday that there has been movement in U.S.-Soviet negotiations
to reduce nuclear-missile arsenals, but condemned Moscow's
detention of an American reporter as "a particularly disturbing
example of Soviet transgressions against human rights."
"The world expects better," Reagan said in his fifth speech to the
United Nations.
"It expects contributions to the cause of peace that only the leaders
of the United States and the Soviet Union can make."
Reagan again demanded the release of Nicholas Daniloff, the
Moscow correspondent for U.S. News & World Report, and said the
Soviet Union "bears the responsibility for the consequences of its
action."
The president said there is no similarity in the cases against
Daniloff and Gennadiy Zakharov, the Soviet physicist and U.N.
employee arrested on spying charges a week before KGB agents
plucked Daniloff from a Moscow street.
S. African blacks protest
miners' memorial service
EVANDER, South Africa - About 200 black miners, shouting
union slogans and tribal chants, disrupted a company-sponsored
memorial service yesterday for 177 men killed in a mine fire last
week. "We're not going to pray with whites today. We've never
been allowed to pray with whites. We'll have our own rites," miners
shouted.
Holding clubs and steel rods over their heads, they ran through
the outdoor service 10 times, drowning out sermons by white and
black preachers. Hundreds of other workers who came for the
service poured out of bleachers and chairs to join the dissidents.
After the service, they continued to race around a field near the
No. 2 shaft of Kinross gold mine until officials from the National
Union of Mineworkers calmed them down.
Girl identifies kidnappers
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Two brothers arrested in a $1.5 million
kidnapping were identified in a photo lineup by the 9-year-old
victim, who spent more than a day in a cardboard box, an FBI agent
testified Monday.
U.S. Magistrate Harvey Schlesinger ordered Peter Farrell, 37, of
Naples, and his brother Paul, 22, a second class seaman who was
AWOL from the USS Saratoga near Jacksonville, held until a
detention hearing Wednesday.
Assistant U.S. Attorney Alan Ceballos said he would urge at that
hearing that the men be held without bond.
The brothers and two other men are accused of orchestrating the
Sept. 16 abduction of Amanda Mueller, the great-great-
granddaughter of C. Frederick Mueller, who founded the C.F.
Mueller Co. pasta business in 1868. She was found Saturday.
Rain threatens Saginaw
More than 2 inches of rain fell yesterday on Michigan's Thumb
and could cause the flood-plagued Saginaw River to overflow again
and other rivers in eastern Michigan to approach flood stage,
authorities said.
Five members of an Oakland County family were critically
injured in a natural gas explosion ignited by lightning from the
thunderstorms that swept through the state early yesterday,
authorities said.
The storms knocked out power to about 13,600 electric customers
in southeastern Michigan early yesterday, officials said, adding
that no families were expected to be out of power for more than a day.
Saginaw received 2.42 inches of rain during a 24-hour period
ending yesterday morning, which pushed the Saginaw River
toward flood stage, said Gary Charson, a hydrologist with the
National Weather Service in Ann Arbor. Showers that were
expected to redevelop last night threatened to push the river to a foot
over flood stage, he said.
Robertson leaves 700 Club
to make time for campaign
DETROIT - Presidential hopeful Pat Robertson yesterday
stepped down as host of the evangelical television program that
thrust him to national prominence and sought to broaden his
message beyond the confines of religion.
"I have withdrawn as host of 'The 700 Club' effective today,"
Robertson said at a news conference before appearing before the
Economic Club of Detroit.
Robertson announced he was stepping down when asked if his

appearances on the program conflicted with federal regulations
requiring equal time on television for political candidates.
Robertson said he was turning "The 700 Club" over to co-host Ben
Kinchlow because a heavy schedule of public appearances meant he
could not devote as much time to the program as before.
Last week, Robertson announced he would seek the Republican
nomination for president if 3 million voters pledged him their
support with the next year.

4

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st nations ratify agreement

session
ference
im., the
Friday,
was the
r - the
had to
issues
en an
educing
litary
Barry,

chief U.S. negotiator at the talks,
said in a statement.
Oleg Grinevsky, Barry's
Soviet counterpart, also praised
the agreement, but said much
work still had to be done in
reducing war risks.
"We have left hell behind us
and are now in purgatory. But we
are still far from heaven,"
Grinevsky said.
THE MEASURES agreed upon
allow NATO, the Warsaw Pact

and neutral countries to closely
monitor each other's troop
movements, thus increasing
mutual confidence and lessening
suspicion between the blocs,
delegates said.
The agreement expanded on
similar measures included at
Helsinki in 1975.
Secretary of Defense Caspar
Wei nberger expressed
reservations Monday in
Washington as to whether
Moscow would live up to the pact.

Student spots on

colie

(Continued from Page 1)
said.
BUT Eugene Nissen, LSA
assistant dean for student
academic affairs, said, "I think
the quicker the students can get on
board, the better."
"I don't think students realize
how much their input is heeded at
the Curriculum Committee level,"
he said. "The faculty members do
listen to student input."
Tear said spring appointments
to the Academic Judiciary
committee are being considered,
but she did not anticipate similar
changes for other appointments.
THE PROBLEM of late
appointments arises every year,
according to members of the LSA

Curriculum Committee, and it
could hurt student representation
on the committees.
Nissen, a non-voting member
of the Curriculum Committee,
said that by missing the first
meetings of the year, student
representatives "deprive
themselves of a lot of
background."
The Curriculum Committee is
composed of nine voting faculty
members and three voting student
members. The majority of the
faculty members have been on the
committee for at least a year and
most have more exposure to the
issues than the students do.
THE COMMITTEE meets
weekly and advises the LSA
Executive Committee, which

ge panel
makes final decisions o
college matters. Although
only an advisory body, off
say Curriculum Comm
recommendations are us
accepted by the Exec
Committee.
The committee take:
numerous issues that dii
affect student academic lii
its Sept. 9 meeting, the comr
planned its agenda for the
continued a discussion ofc

left unfilled
n all requirements for LSA students,
it is and approved four new courses.
icials The committee will review the
ittee college's foreign language
sually requirement at a future meeting.
utive Lisa DeYoung, a junior in the
Residential College and
s up chairperson of the Michigan
rectly Student Assembly Campus
fe. In Governance Committee, handles
mittee external committee appointments
year, for MSA, which were made this
credit week.

Pollack asks for equality

~rn

(Continued from Page i)
Action programs are the best way
to balance that disparity.
By enforcing quotas on the
number of women employers
must hire, Pollack said, the
federal government can make
sure Affirmative Action is
effective.
POLLACK contested the

argument that there may not be
enough qualified women to fill
the quotas. "They're there. Take
another look," she said.
Affirmative Action will result
in reduced opportunities for white
males, but in the end it would
make things fairer for everyone,
Pollack.

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