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Page 2 --The Michigan Daily-Friday, September 25, 1987
City Counc ilmember
proposes police review

(ron;tinhued from Wage j)
said complaints against the police
-department should be handled by
City Council, not a committee of
appointed citizens.
Jernigan said yesterday, "Epton
has tried thi- kind of thing before in
various iorms, and we'll come up
with the snw onclusion we've
come Tp iW heore.. the police
depatiu ' i d a pretty good job."

I don't think anybody likes to
have a special board looking over
their shoulder," said City Attorney
Bruce Laidlaw. " I think a city attor-
ney's review board (for example)
would be very time-consuming."
Laidlaw said City Councilmem-
bers discussed creating a civilian re-
view board of the police department
15 years ago, but no action was tak-
en. He said no similar proposals
have been made recently.

Broadway director
Fosse dies at age 60
NEW YORK (AP) - Broadway "Damn Yankees," "How To Succeed
theaters decided to dim their lights in Business Without Really Trying,"
yesterday for one minute before the "Pippin" and "Dancin"', died doing
start of evening performances in what he did best - working on a
honor of Bob Fosse, the director and show.
choreographer who made musicals to He collapsed on a sidewalk in
movies like "Cabaret" and "All That Washingtobn, D.C., on Wednesday
Jazz" and television specials. night shortly before a revival of
"Sweet Charity," starring Donna
Fosse, whose musical credits McKechnie, which opened at the
included "The Pajama Game," National Theater.

Student members to continue meeting

IN BRIEF
Compiled from Associated Press reports
Biden addresses supporters
DES MOINES, Iowa - Deleware Sen. Joseph Biden professed "no
rancor, no complaints" yesterday as he began shutting down his
Democratic presidential campaign.
Accompanied by his wife, Jill, and sister, Valerie, Biden flew to Iowa
to give backers a pep talk. He was scheduled to fly to New Hampshire for
a similar meeting with supporters there.
Biden also dismissed suggestions that a rival candidate leaked the
disclosures that he had plagairized parts of his campaign speeches and
misrepresented his academic record.
He described his withdrawal speech as "relatively hard to do" and. -
acknowledged having second thoughts.
"I'm a big boy," said Biden. "Every oather time in my life when I've
faced something where I've lost, I have learned a lesson from it.",
Research ship sinks in gulf
MANAMA, Bahrain - Shipping experts said Thursday that a small
research vessel exploded and sank in the northern Persian Gulf, supporting
the U.S. Navy's contention that Iran has seeded the busy waterway with
mines.
American and Kuwaiti officials meanwhile denied reports that one, and
possibly two, U.S.-escorted convoys were steaming through the gulf.
Also yesterday, Iraq's official news agency said Iraqi warplanes flew 96
combat missions into Iran during the day and that Iran had shelled the port
city of Basra, killing 12 civilians. Iran's official news agency denied the
report.
Iran has said it mined its own waters for defensive purposes but
officials in Tehran, and Iranian President Ali Khamenei at the United
Nations, denied that the Iran Ajr was sowing in the gulf shipping
channels.

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Connued from Pnae 1
the recommendation, apparently be-
cause the council released recom-
mendations that spring on how the
University should deal with danger-
ous crimes.
"uWe are the legitimate body to
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(write the code)," said LSA senior
David Newblatt, the other council
co-chair. "I'm more interested in
getting on with that task - not in
speculating what the University may
or may not do," he said.
Newblatt intends to schedule a
meeting in October. "Things are
kind of up in the air right now," he
said. "I have to look into who will
be interested in participating."
Newblatt said that if the current
faculty and administrative members
are unwilling to return to the table,
he will seek new appointments from
the Senate Advisory Committee on
University Affairs and the adminis-
tration.

But SACUA Chair Harris Mc-
Clamroch, a professor of aerospace
engineering, said that new ap-
pointees would be difficult to find.
"It would be, I think, a very difficult
chore to find additional faculty to
come into the process," he said. "It
takes a good deal of time for people
on the council to become knowl-
edgeable about the issues."
McClamroch was not certain
what SACUA will do if the council
officially breaks apart.
Director of Affirmative Action
Virginia Nordby, who has been re-
sponsible for appointing administra-
tors to the council, was not available
for comment.

Newblatt
...to continue council

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Students celebrate
Rosh Hashanah

(Continued from Page 1)
holiday meal at Mary Markley resi-
dence hall as part of a year-long pro-
gram of daily kosher meals.
Rosh Hashanah is described in the
Old Testament as "the day of blow-
ing the horn" and is a time of self-
scrutiny and repentance. One part of
the ritual is the blowing of a rams
horn, or Shofar, to commemorate
Abraham's sacrifice of the ram in the
place of his son Isaac.
The sounding of the horn
throughout the service represents the
firm commitment to God's laws, re-
flection on sins and failures, and
confidence in God's pardon where
there is sincere repentance. Each part
is represented by the three different

notes of the horn, tegi'ah, shevarim,
and teru'ah.
A part of Rosh Hashanah is a
festive meal where people dip apples
into honey, eat a round raisin challah
and other sweet food to pray for a
good and sweet year to come. Some
Jews also eat fish to symbolize the
good deeds they hope will proliferate
like fish in the sea.
The ten days following Rosh
Hashanah are often referred to as the
"Ten Days of Pentinence" which
culminate with the high holiday of
Yom Kippur, "The Day of Atone-
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FAA approves new Detroit
Metro Airport control tower
WASHINGTON - The Federal Aviation Administration has approved
construction of a control tower costing about $9.8 million at Detroit
Metro Airport, Rep. Bob Carr of Michigan said Thursday.
Carr, an East Lansing, Mich., Democrat and member of the House
appropriations subcommittee dealing with aviation, said the control tower
was needed because of high asbestos levels in the existing tower.
Carr's subcommittee would need to approve the spending before it
goes to the full House for a vote.
At a news conference at Detroit Metro Airport in Romulus, Mich.,
Carr said he would hold hearings at the airport on Oct. 30 to investigate
"air safety, deregulation and passenger complaints."
Carr's office in Washington said the hearings were not prompted by
the Aug. 16 crash of a Northwest Airlines plane in Detroit, in which 156
people died.
Bush 'confused' by Michigan

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DES MOINES, Iowa - Vice President George Bush says "the
frustration level is high" in his battle with conservatives to control the
selection of Michigan's 77 delegates, the first test of Republican
presidential strength.
"I am so confused by Michigan and so kind of frustrated by it, because
it's such a tiny environment," Bush said.
Michigan is in the midst of a lengthy and complex process of picking
delegates to the Republican National Convention, and that process will
culminate in late January, just before Iowa's precinct caucuses Feb. 8,
1988.

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EXTRAS
Cecelia keeps breaking our
hearts, shaking confidence
Think it's rough when Mom forgets your birthday? Spare a little
(more) sympathy for Cecelia Cichan, the four-year-old - and we're
saying this for the last time - lone survivor of the Northwestern
Flight 255 crash in Detroit last month.
Headlines across the country made the injured girl famous.
Unfortunately, her name always appeared incorrectly spelled as
"Cecilia" instead of "Cecelia." Lazy journalists? No, just Grandpa's
mistake, said University Medical Center Spokesperson Michael
Harrison. After identifying Cecelia at University Hospital, and for
weeks afterward, Anthony Cichan insisted to the media that his
grandaughter spells her name "Cecilia." The girl's new guardians, an
aunt and uncle, finally corrected the mistake last week.
So don't blame the press for screwing up your scrapbook, Cece.
Except for "miracle child." That one was our fault.
-Lisa Pollak
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