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researcher: Park

animals in jeopardy

NEW YORK (AP) - Nearly all
national parks in western North
America have lost some species of
animals, chiefly because the lands
were too small to sustain them, and
the trend may continue unless
action is taken, a researcher says.
Within the 14 park areas studied,
42 populations of mammals have
disappeared, wrote researcher Will -
iam Newmark, a graduate student at
the University of Michigan School
of Natural Resources.
"Without active intervention by
park managers, it is quite likely
that a loss of mammalian species
will continue," Newmark wrote in
today's issue of the British journal
To reduce future loss, park
officials will probably need to start

more special programs for the park
animals and to effectively enlarge
parks by buying land or,
coordinating activities on adjacent
lands, he said.
Newmark, who did the research
as part of a doctoral thesis at the
School of Natural Resources, stud -
ied national parks and groups of
adjoining parks in the Rocky
Mountains, Sierra-Cascades, and
Colorado Plateau.
The parks and groups were Bryce
Canyon, Crater Lake, Glacier-
Waterton Lakes, Grand Canyon,
Grand Teton-Yellowstone, Lassen
Volcanic, Mount Rainier, Olympic,
Rocky Mountain, -Sequoia-Kings
Canyon, Yosemite, and Zion, and
Canada's Kootenay-Banff-Jasper-
Yoho and Manning Provincial.

Using park records and other
published sources, he studied
sightings of such animals as rab -
bits, wolves, bears, mink, otters,
deer, elk, goats, and other mammals
for which sighting records were
relatively complete.
Only the largest area studied, the
Kootenay-Banff-Jasper-Yoho park
group along the border of the
provinces of Alberta and British
Columbia, still contained all the
mammal types present when the
parks were established, he wrote.
Other parks had lost some
populations of such species as griz-
zly bears, wolves, lynx, gray fox,
bighorn sheep, jackrabbits, skunks,
wolverines, otters, mink, raccoons,
and pronghorn antelope, he found.

Alcohol found in wrestler's car

Rebellion ends Associated Press
Family members gather outside a broadcasting company in Manila, Philippines waiting for relatives to come
out. Rebels loyal to deposed leader Ferdinand Marcos seized the building Tuesday and surrendered yesterday
after troops fired tear gas into the building.

The car accident that critically
injured University wrestler Mike
Murdoch Saturday night may have
been alcohol-related, according to
Montrose Township police.
Murdoch remains in critical
condition at Saginaw St. Mary's
Hospital with internal and head

According to Montrose
Township Patrol Officer Jeff
Young, open containers containing
alcohol were found in Murdoch's
car. The crash is currently under
investigation, and criminal charges
against Murdoch are pending.
The accident occurred when
Murdoch failed to stop at a stop
sign as he was making a U-turn on
Nichols road near his Montrose
home. A pickup truck struck

Murdoch's car broadside.
Murdoch's car was pushed 120
feet sideways after impact. It took
the Montrose County Township
Fire Department 40 minutes to pry
Murdoch out of the wreckage.
According to Young, Murdoch is
a local celebrity in Montrose
because of his athletic ability.
"It was a tremendous shock to
the community... When I got done
with the accident, I just wanted to
cry," he said.



Mich. schools may get
5.3% funding increase

Campus Cinema
The Toughest Job You'll
Ever Love, Peace Corps, 7:30
p.m., International Center.
Genuine Peace Corps volunteers will
be on hand to answer questions after
the flick.
Alsino And The Condor
(Miguel Littin, 1983), Hill St., 8:00
p.m., Hill St.
A young boy in Nicaragua dreams of
flying. Why wait for Uncle Sam to
send helicopters and military advisors
to help the tyke realize his dream.
Spanish with subtitles.
The Bigamist (Ida Lupino, 1953),
AAFC, DBL/7:00 p.m., Nat Sci.
A traveling salesman shuttles
between two wives, one a high-
faultin' beauty, the other a girl-next-
door. Ida Lupino, Joan Fontaine.
Between The Lines (Joan M.
Silver, 1977), AAFC, DBL/9:00
p.m., Nat Sci.
The staff of an underground
newspaper in Boston must finally
admit that the 60s are over when
they find they are being sold to a
Medea (Pasolini, 1971), C2, 7:00
& 9:00 p.m., Aud A.
Jason and his fabulous Argonauts
bring Medea from her strange,
mythical world to their even
stranger, real one.
The Soft Skin (F. Truffaut,
1964), CG, DBL/7:00 p.m., MLB
A middle-aged college professor
longs for a wayward stewardess, but
his wife has other ideas. French with
Just Before Nightfall (C.
Chabrol, 1971), CG, DBL/9:15
p.m., MLB 4.
When a married man accidentally
kills his mistress, both his wife and
the deceased's husband insist he
cover it up to avoid a scandal.
Cadeau A' Vous & Co.- 8:30
p.m., East Quad Auditorium.
The first performance of the year for
this funk-jazz(fusion) band promises
to be the start of something big.
Eight Members from the
"Tartan and the Thistle"- Arts
at Midday, 12:15 p.m., Michigan
Union, Pendelton Room.
These members will cicle and leap to
the music of reels, jigs, strathspeys,
and othe Scottish country dances.
13th Annual Minority Arts &
Cultural Festival Jazz
Concert- 7:30 p.m., East Quad
Residential College Auditorium.
This concert follows the festival's
opening ceremonies in 124 Tyler.
Dr. Rob Gradstein- "Plant
1,,,ni; i,, .,mthA mea -Th.

Eugene Lashchyk- "Recent
Trends in Soviet Philosophy," The
Center for Russian and East
European Studies, 4 p.m., Rackham
West Conference Room.
David Eckel- "Bhavaviveka's
Vision of Reality; The Structure or a
Buddhist Philosophical System,"
Asian Languages and Cultures, 4
p.m., Lane Hall, Qommons Room.
Lauren Talalay- "The Case of
the Silent Figures: Interpreting the
Human Image in the Prehistoric
Aegean," noon, 2009 Museum Bldg.
Muge Gocek- "Istanbul and its
History," 7 p.m., 3050 Frieze.
Hanna Siniora- "The Peace
Process is Still Alive," The Center
for Near Eastern and North African
Studies, 7:30 p.m., Rackham
Dr. Laurie S. Kaguni- " A
Mitochondrial DNA Polymerase
from Embryos of Drosophila," Dept.
of Biology, noon, 1139 Natural
Science Bldg.
UM Outing Club- 8 p.m.,
Michigan Union, Anderson Room.
Women in Communications-
7 p.m.-9 p.m., Michigan Union,
Kuenzel Room.
Society of Women
Engineers-6:30 p.m., 1400
Chem. Bldg. All engineers invited.
Transcendental Meditation
Technique- "Learn to Improve
Your Life," noon, Michigan Union
and 7:30 p.m., Mason Hall, (996-
Pre-regisration for the
Summer Job Fair- Career
Planning & Placement Office, 3200
Computer Networking
Technology- 3 p.m., 4003 SEB,
Academic Women's Caucus,
Annual Awards Reception-
3:30 p.m., Michigan League,
Hussey Room.
UM Rugby Football Club-
Practice 8: p.m.-9:30 p.m., The
Coliseum, corner of Fifth and Hill,
Ann Arbor War Tax
Dissidents- "Individual
Conscience and Social Res-
ponsibility," 7:30 p.m., 1420 Hill
Send announcements of up-
coming events to "The List,"
c/o The Michigan Daily, 420
Maynard1St., Ann Arbor,
Mich., 48109. Include all per-
tinent information and a con-
tract phone number. We must
receive announcements for
Friday and Sunday events at
least two weeks before the

(Continued from Page 1)
With, the presentation of the
budget proposal, many state
officials broke their previous
silence and expressed opinions of
Blanchard's plan to divide $15
million of the public colleges'
funds amongst the schools using a
formula based on what peer
institutions nationwide are getting.
In his budget statement,
Blanchard said, "The current method
of across-the-board increases for
each of the institutions does not
take into 'consideration the contri-
butionof each on the future of
Blanchard also said the present
system does not differentiate the
needs and the goals of each
SCHAEFER said Blanchard
will withhold the details of the
formula until the legislature agrees
with the concepts behind the plan.
William Sederburg (R-East
Lansing), chairman of the state
senate subcommittee for higher
education, said he wants to see the
details of the plan before deciding
on its merits, but he added that he
likes the plan's approach to
funding. "It's the way all
appropriations should be handled,"
he said.
According to Sederburg, the plan
would have little impact on the
schools involved because the $15
million the formula would
says expel
(Continued from Page 1)
However, he says if Arabs currently
living in Israel wish to stay, they
must revoke their citizenship.
"If Arabs want to stay, they can.
But they can't be citizens," Kahane
said. While he is prepared to let
them keep their social, political,
and religious rights, he insists they
may not vote or influence
government decisions. He said his
dislike for Arabs is not racist.
"If they aren't prepared to accept
this, they can go," he said.
Ann Arbor resident and
University of Detroit Prof. Susan
Rodriguez said, "It is not healthy
for the Jewish state or for the
Middle East situation to have this
type of bigotry."
Wayne State Prof. Ronald
Aronson added, "He (Kahane) is
what we Jews have been fighting
against for our entire history. But
he is a Jew, which is even more
horrifying. It is important that Jews

distribute is a small percentage of
the total allotment.
The budget also calls for a $1.2
million increase for the Research
Excellence Fund. This money
would be divided among the state's
four research institutions -
Michigan State University,
Michigan Technological



University of
Wayne State

Oxford fire put out
A small fire was extinguished in
the Oxford Housing residence hall
last night. No injuries were
Residents smelled smoke shortly
after an Oxford resident director
received a bomb threat, said Lt.
John Stewart of the Ann Arbor Fire
Department. Upon investigation the
fire was discovered in a basement
storage room between 605 and 603
Oxford St. No bomb was found,
Stewart said the fire caused
minor smoke and water damage to
the building.
Five fire trucks reported to the
fire after it was reported at 8:07
-David Webster

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" have top academic credentials including strong mathematics studies;
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" have an interest in the Manufacturing Engineering field.
Additional desirable credentials include:
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" manufacturing work experience;
" knowledge of the aerospace industry
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