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tiFage 2 -The Michigan Daily-Tuesday, September 15, 1987

Ford may
M
hike most
new auto
prices
Detriot (AP) - Ford Motor Co.
ntatively plans to increase prices
J most of its 1988 cars by nearly 6
{rcent, an auto industry journal
ported yesterday.
Chrysler Corp. , meanwhile.
annouced tentative prices on four all-
new, front wheel-drive, large luxury
models being built at its Belvidere,
Ill. , assembly plant.
Price adjustments on 1988 Ford
od-els ranged from no change on
the Escort GL two-door hatchback to
i4.6 percent on the Mercury Sable
G8 four-door sedan, Automotive
News reported.
But the Sable, tentatively priced
at $14,145, offered air conditioning,
tinted glasss, interval windshield
wipers and digital clock as standard
equipment for 1988, the publication
Ford Mustang model prices would
be 4.8 percent to 6.1 percent higher
than 1987 levels; Ford Thunderbird
increases ranged from $538 to $965;
Mercury Marquis prices were to rise
between $841 and $991; and the
Ford Taurus L station wagon was to
sell for $13,380, an increase of 12.7
percent, or $1,510, Automotive
News said.

-Associated Press
Reagan meets Woo
President Ronald Reagan chats with South Korean ruling party leader Roh Tae Woo at the White
House Oval Office yesterday.
Lenil tops Wilander in Open

IN BRIEF
Compiled from Associated Press reports
UAW nears strike deadline
DEARBORN - Ford Motor Co. workers waited with picket signs
ready yesterday as the automaker and the United Auto Workers union
neared an 11:59 p.m. expiration to their labor contract.
Negotiators talked all night and into the day as they sought an agree-
ment that would keep 104,000 union members from striking the nation's
second largest auto manufacturer.
As the deadline approached, Ford and the UAW remained at odds over
several critical issues, including the union's demand for greater job secur-
ity and wage increases.
UAW President Owen Bieber told reporters Sunday evening that "job
security has indeed been the main area that we've been wrestling with, and
our differences there are still very serious."
Iraq demands U.N. punish
Iran, implement sanctions
BAGHDAD, Iraq - Iraqi Foreign Minister Tariq Aziz urged U.N.
Secretary-General Javier Perez de Cuellar yesterday to take "punitive
measures" against Iran for failing to respond to a Security Council res-
olution calling for a cease-fire in the 7-year-old Persian Gulf war.
Baghdad radio said Aziz demanded that the Security Council imple-
ment its July 20 resolution which calls for sanctions, including an arms
embargo, on whichever country fails to comply with the provisions.
The resolution calls for an immediate, unconditional cease-fire, with-
drawal of troops to internationally recognized borders, and an exchange of
prisoners.
The day before, Iraninan President Ali Khamenei had told Perez de
Cuellar in Tehran that the United Nations had to brand Iraq as the agressor
and punish it before there could be a settlement of the war.
Ferris State faculty strikes
Professors struck Ferris State College but some students attended
classes yesterday, while the Michigan college sought a court order to send
striking faculty members back to work, officials said.
The 476-member Ferris Faculty Association voted to strike after
negotiations broke off Sunday night, said union president Tom Turcotte.
College spokesperson Tricia Coyle said students were encouraged to
attend class, some new and part-time faculty members were at work, and
some classes were meeting.
College attorneys filed a motion yesterday in Mecosta County Circuit
Court for a temporary injunction to send the striking faculty members
back to work, she said.
Teachers also went on strike yesterday in the 1,568-student Iron river
public schools in the Upper Peninsula, and walkouts continued in six
other districts, including Detroit, where a strike went into its third week
yesterday.
Pope talks with Am. Indians
PHOENIX, Ariz - Pope John Paul II held a tiny premature baby in
his arms yesterday, then denounced the "great evil of abortion and
euthanasia" and repeated his condemnation of any form of test-tube fertil-
ization.
He also reserved time during his one-day stop in this Southwestern
state for a talk with the original owners - American Indians.
The meeting with the Indians was the first of its kind - a gathering of
16,000 from 195 tribes and officials of dioceses that minister to them.
There are 285,000 indians among the nation's 52.9 million Catholics.
The pontiff's first stop after arriving from San Antonio, Texas, was at
St. Joseph's Hospital, where he visited 13 children.

NEW YORK (AP) - Ivan Lendl
won his third straight U.S. Open
title yesterday, rallying after losing
his first set of the tournament to
beat Mats Wilander in a lengthy
baseline battle.
Lendl downed the Swede 6-7 (7-
9), 6-0, 7-6 (7-4), 6-4 in a 4-hour,
47 minute match at the National
Tennis Center.
The United States Tennis
Association does not keep time
records on Open matches, so it was

THE
Uof M BUSINESS INTERN PROGRAM

unable to say whether the
Lendl-Wilander match was the
longest final in Open history.
Lendl, who joined John McEnroe
as the only man to win three
consecutive Open singles titles,
closed out the match . with a
backhand service return down the
line. Both players had held serve in
the final set until the 10th game.
The match, postponed Sunday
because of rain, started under sunny
skies at 2:11 p.m. EDT. When it
ended at 6:58 p.m., the sun had set
and the stadium lights were on.
It was Lendl's second victory over
Wilander this year in a Grand Slam
final, the first comingaat theFrench
Open.
Wilander, who was more
emotional than usual during the
match, won the first-set tiebreaker
after saving one set point with a
forehand passing shot.
The set, which lasted one-and-
one-half, ended when Lendl hit a
forehand that landed inches wide of
the sideline. Lendl- argued briefly
with chair umpire Richard Kaufman,
who declined to overrule the line
official's call.
That broke Lendl's 25-set
winning streak at the Open. He
hadn't lost a set at the Open since
losing the third set in his quarterfinal

victory over Henri Leconte last year.
The last player to win the U.S.
men's singles title without losing a
set was Neale Fraser in 1960, eight
years before the tournament was
opened to professionals.
Wilander broke Lendl in the fifth
game of the first set when he ran
down a Lendl drop shot and hit a
forehand cross-court winner. But
Lendl broke back in the eighth game
to even the set at 4-4 and both
players held serve to force the
tiebreaker.
Trailing for the first time in the
tournament, Lendl began to attack
more aththe net and stormed back to
even the match in 28 minutes.
Wilander won only five points in the
entire set, including one off Lendl's
serve.
In the third set, both players
reverted to long baseline rallies and
neith could hold his serve in the first
four games. Lendl broke again in the
seventh game to take a 4-3 lead, but
Wilander broke back in the next
game after Lendl saved four break
points.
After the players held serve to 6-
6, Lendl won the first four points of
the tiebreaker. Wilander closed the
gap to 6-4, but Lendl ended the 1:40
set with a forehand winner and an
ace.

MASS MEETING:
Sept. 16,6:00 pm
Rackham Auditorium
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Deadline:
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it's really like.
A Marine Corps pilot is coming to campus who
can take you up for trial flights.
We're looking for a few
college students who have the
brains and skill-as well as

If you're cut out for it, we'll give you free civilian
flight training, maybe even $100 a month cash while
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Get a taste of what life is like
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'Ask Ollie,' Detroit rocker says
DETROIT (AP) - Singer Mitch Ryder says he respects Lt. Colonel
Oliver North despite his new song, "Good Golly, Ask Ollie."
"It's definitely not a novelty record," said the veteran Detroit rock-n-
roll musician.
Ryder said the song was inspired by the recent Iran-Contra hearings,
and reworks his 1966 hit tune, "Good Golly, Miss Molly."
"I agreed to do it only after the lyrics were read to me, and it semed
sufficiently pointed enough to put Oliver North in his place. I'd prefer to
call it satirical, a collector's item," Ryder said.
"I have the greatest respect for North as a soldier, and we have a
disclaimer on the record apologizing to the Marine Corps if we offended
anyone," he said. "We tried to do a number of things to save m y
credibility."
Ryder said the opportunity to work with Paul Shaffer and the band
from NBC's Late Night With David Letterman show also inspired him to
participate. He said the 12-inch single from SOS Records, written by
advertising agency copywriter Marc Block, is expected in stores Oct. 1.
If you see news happen, call 76-DAILY.
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