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The Michigan Daily-Thursday, October 8, 1987- Page 5

Reagan requests Contra aid

President Reagan, warning he won't
be fooled by Sandinista "facades of
freedom," asked Congress yesterday
to approve $270 million in Contra
aid as an insurance policy for peace
in Nicaragua.
Reagan, in a toughly worded
address to the Organization of
American States, lauded recent steps
taken toward peace under a regional
But he also said the pact is "only
a beginning" and described a series of
steps the leftist Sandinista
government in Managua must take

in order to assure that U.S. military
aid to the Contra rebels ends.
"Full, free and fair elections and
the open society that alone can make
them possible, including full human
rights and expulsion of all Soviet
and Cuban forces - these must be
the bedrock of conditions upon
which any further agreement with
the Sandinistas is built," Reagan
Although House Speaker Jim
Wright (D-Texas) has said Reagan
has little chance of obtaining
renewed military aid, the president
lectured Congress against

abandoning the Contras after
supporting them in the past.
"It cannot just walk away," he
said. "I have made a personal
commitment to them - and I will
not walk away."
Reagan termed the aid package
"the essential guarantee that the
Sandinistas will live up to the
democratic conditions of the
Guatemala Accord," the peace pact
signed in August by five Central
American nations, including
The president said he would
"request and fight for" the $270

million, 18-month aid package,
which administration officials have
said would go forward before the
Nov. 7 cease-fire date called for under
the regional peace accord.
"Once a cease-fire is fully in
effect, only that support necessary to
maintain the freedom fighters
(Contras) as a viable force will be
delivered," Reagan pledged. "Then
we, and they, will be watching to
see how genuine the democratic
reforms in Nicaragua are."
He added that he planned to keep a
wary eye on Nicaragua.

Virus spreads
NEW YORK (AP) - Children children in a day c
in day care centers may be giving Richmond, Adler fou
their mothers an invisible infection them, mostly under th
that can cause pregnant women to the infection caused b3
bear mentally retarded children, says cytomegalovirus.
a study reported yesterday. Of the mothers
The infection thus poses a risk to children, 18 had not be
women with children who become to the virus throug
pregnant again and is probably to infection, and six o:
blame for 1,000 to 2,000 cases of third, got the infecti
retardation and other birth defects a children, an infection
year, said the author of the new said was "extremely h
study, Dr. Stuart Adler of the In the general pop
Medical College of Richmond in percentto 5 percent
Virginia. infected each year,
In a two-year study of 104 reported his findings

in day care centers

are center in
and that 30 of
he age of 3, got
y a virus called
of those 38
ecome immune
h a previous
f the, or one-
ion from their
rate that Adler
ulation, only 1
of people are
he said. He
Wednesday at

the Interscience Conference on
Antimicrobial Agents and
In general, day care centers are
known to be places where infections
spread easily because of the number
of small children in the same place.
Adler noted that infection rates
with cytomegalovirus vary in
different regions, but he said that he
believes the problem of
cytomegalovirus infection in
pregnant mothers is not limited to
"We.think it's a national
problem," he said, noting that

similar findings have been made in
Cytomegalovirus is extremely
common in the Third World, where
children are universally infected
before reaching age two, Adler said.
The virus produces no visible
illness in normal children or adults,
Adler said, though it can cause
problems in people whose immune
systems are damaged as a result of
cancer or AIDS.

-Associated Press
Tiger tees
James Robertson sells Detroit Tigers sweatshirts as fans wait in line at
the Tiger Stadium in Detroit Monday morning to buy the few remaining
seats for the American League Playoffs with the Minnesota Twins this

In normal individuals,
can be detected only
laboratory tests.


U.S. involvement in
Persian Gulf discussed

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muz is ideal for shipping, and al-
though the U.S. transports only 4
percent of its oil through the strait,
it costs the U.S. approximately $40
to $50 billion to keep the waterway
open, raising the value of a $19 bar-
rel of oil to $160.
Another issue concerning Soviet
involvement centers on the potential
ato control Iran, Tanter said, adding
that both the U.S. and the Soviets
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asks for as many cheerleaders as we
can bring," stated Triveline. "I have
not received any documentation from
the ACLU or the Board of Regents"
about changing the policy, he said.
LSA junior Todd Berlent, a
member of the male squad, agrees
"100 percent" that the policy is not
"We are the Michigan football
cheerleaders," said Berlent. "We cheer
football and football only, and this
is our time." The co-ed squad cheers
for basketball games as well.

want to be the peacemakers in these
regions, with Iran as the strategic
International laws are also a factor
in the strategic placement of poten-
tial war ships. University Law
Profs. Joseph Weiler and Leon Irish
spoke on different aspects of
international law as it relates to the
Weiler spoke of the recent Iranian
missile-laying scheme in which the
U.S. found Iranians mining the gulf
and retaliated by bombing their
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