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Ninety-eight years of editorialfreedom
Volume XCVII - No. 13 Ann Arbor, Michigan -Monday, September 28, 1987 Copyright 1987, The Michigan Daily

Iraq attacks
Iranian oil

ships

in Gulf

Iraq threatens Iran
with 'all-out war'

MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) - Iraq
said its war jets attacked with
missiles four tankers shuttling oil
along the Iranian coast in a 20-hour
span ending last night, as Baghdad
kept up pressure on Iran's vulnerable
oil lifeline.
The attacks coincided with a new
warning by Iraq of all-out war if Iran
fails to accept a cease-fire demanded
by the United Nations.
Iran retorted that it would pursue
its "holy war" against Iraq's secular
government until President Saddam
Hussein was toppled. The Persian
Gulf neighbors have been at war
since September 1980.
Shipping officials based int he
Persian Gulf confirmed the first three
Iraqi attacks.
They could not immediately
verify a fourth raid that the official
Iraqi News Agency said was carried
out after dark yesterday against a
"very large naval target" off Iran.
That phrase usually means a
tanker sailing between terminals on
Iran's gulf coastline. INA, monitored
in Cyprus, said all the warplanes
returned safely.
Iran also accused the United
States of mistreating 26 Iranian
seamen who were repatriated to
Tehran 'on Sunday after U.S.
helicopter gunships attacked and
disabled their minelaying landing
barge in the gulf.
Iran's official Islamic Republic
News Agency said the U.S. Navy
kept the captured Iranians bound and

Daily Photo by JOHN MUNSON
Senior tailback Jamie Morris busts through the Long Beach State defense for a touchdown in Saturday's Michigan victory. Morris carried
20 times for 171 yards.
M'limps away from 49-0 win

By SCOTT G. MILLER
A blowout. A shutout. A wipe-
out.
Michigan (2-1) rode an offensive
tidal wave (546 yards of total of-
fense) Saturday at Michigan Stadium

to beach Long Beach State, 49-0.
Normally, good vibrations would
have permeated through the Wolver-
ine locker room after such a lopsided
victory - but not this weekend.
Starting linebackers Andree

McIntyre and Keith Cooper both
sustained serious injuries. They
bring the number of injured Michi-
gan linebackers to five. Curtis
Feaster (pancreas infection), Mark
Spencer (broken leg), and Steve

Thibert (damaged knee) also cannot
play.
"I would feel very good about this
game if we hadn't lost McIntyre.
That is a catastrophic loss," said
See BACK, Page 8

"savagely imprisoned" below decks
on U.S. warships, and that the
Americans tried to induce the
prisoners to defect.
IRNA was also monitored in
Cyprus.
"For political propaganda
purposes, the Americans offered to
give the crew members political
asylum, but they were met with a
negative response by the Iranians,"
Ali Rabizadeh, an Iranian navy petty
officer, was quoted as saying.
In Washington, the S tate
Department said it did not know of
any offer of asylum, but said all 26
Iranians returned willingly on
Saturday, along with the bodies of
three comrades killed in Monday's
U.S. attack.
A U.S. navy demolition team
blew up and sank the 1,662-ton Iran
Ajr Saturday, hours before its crew
was handed over to Iranian diplomats
in the neutral sultanate of Oman.
Iran denied that the Iran Ajr was
planting mines, although the
Americans displayed about nine
black explosive globes on the deck
of the captured ship.
U.S. minehunters have been
searching the waters for other mines
laid by the ship, but at last report
Friday had found and destroyed only
one.
Iran said there can be no cease-fire
until Iraq has been branded the
aggressor and punished.
Sexual
assault
trial
continues
By STEVE BLONDER
The trial of a University fraternity
member accused of raping a sorority
woman took an unexpected twist
Friday when the prosecutor told the
court he received two calls from
women who claimed to have had to
"fight off' .the defendant sexual ad-
vances about three years ago.
But several people questioned
whether the the jury would be al-
lowed to hear the evidence. Prosecut-
ing attorney'Robert Cooper made the
charges while the jury had been ex-
cused from the courtroom so that he
could ask Washtenaw County Circuit
Court Judge Edward Deake to allow
the evidence without calling on the
women to testify. .-
Cooper said the two women wre-
reluctant to testify and subject them-
See DEFENDANT, Page 2

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New 'U'

computer

center opens today

By RYAN TUTAK
Today, the University opens this
fall's first new computer center. The
facility, in Room 3003 of the
Chemistry Building, has 13 Apple
Macintoshes, 39 Zeniths and a
LaserPrinter.
The $254,000 cluster -is part of
the University's plan to have 1,500
open computers on campus by 1989.
With the new center, there will be
more than 1,000 computers on cam-
pus open to students, faculty and
staff.
It is the last cluster the Universi-
ty will open until September 1989,
when the University finishes con-
struction of a new center with 300
computers in the Angell-Mason Hall
courtyard.
The Chemistry Building was
chosen to house the new facility be-
cause of its central location; accord-
ing to Deborah Masten, assistant di-
rector at the Computer Center for
Public Facility.

More than 3,000 first-year stu-
dents take introductory chemistry in
the building, said Masten. "The
freshmen alone passing through the
building is a large amount of the
student population," she said.
The center replaces a classroom
and a faculty lounge and has created a
temporary space shortage. The prob-
lem is expected to continue until the
new chemistry building is complete,
according to Chemistry Prof. A.H.
Francis. Officials expect the new
building to open in 1989.
Despite the inconvenience, Fran-
cis said, department faculty "are very,
excited because our general chemistry
course will use the very extensive
software library." The library had
been only available on old, worn out
computers. The programs have now
been converted to work on the.
Zeniths and will be available at the
new facility.
The center is open 8 a.m. until
10 p.m. Monday through Friday.

th dDaily Photo by ROBIN LOZNAK
Beth Dunlap (left), dog Henry, and Amima Stalley make jewelry before Earth Fest activities Saturday on the
Diag. The three-day event included speakers, films and music.

SNR dean speaks
to alumni, faculty
By CARRIE LORANGER
In his State of the School Address, School of
Natural Resources Dean James Crowfoot stressed the
need for the school to become more visible on campus
because he sees it as an integral part of the University.
Crowfoot said the school, which traditionally has
been small, will initiate its own projects in research
and analysis in which other schools can participate and

Safewalk begins service INSIDE

with successful outlook

By ELIZABETH ATKINS
Safewalk, the University's volun-
teer walking escort program, began
its second year of service last night
with more volunteers and more
hours. This year, the number of vol-
unteers tops last year by 40 and ser-
vice has expanded to seven nights per

Koh said last night's service be-
gan at 8 p.m. until 12 a.m. out of
the office on the first floor of the
Undergraduate Library. She said 16
walkers worked two shifts last night,
but 24 volunteers will work until
1:30 a.m. when the Undergraduate
Library beigins extended hours.

Reagan's arms treaty rhetoric is
orchestrated disinformation.
OPINION, Page 4,
Andre Previn conducts the Royal
Philharmonic Orchestra tonight at
Hill Auditorium.
ARTS, Page 7
Saturday's 49-0 score doesn't

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