will recycle a number of previously
rejected Reagan proposals. These
include plans to sell to the private
sector Amtrak Railway passenger
service, regional passenger admini-
strations, and the government's naval
petroleum reserves, said other offi-
cials who also insisted on not being
The document will also call for
sharp reductions in federal housing
construction funds, water treatment
grants, and in a wide range of other
domestic spending programs, the
Miller told reporters he hoped
spending levels outlined in the Rea-
gan-Congress budget agreement late
last year, following the stock market
collapse, would be adequate to meet
the fiscal 1989 deficit target of $136
But, he added, "If we cannot hit
the $136 billion... we'll have to go
outside the agreement for more sav-
ings. But we would achieve those
additional savings consistent with the
spirit of the new agreement."
House Budget CommitteeChair
'William Gray III , D-Pa., said that,
if the administration must come up
with additional savings, it shouldn't
limit itself to domestic spending cuts
but should also consider more defense
reductions and new revenue measures.
"That would be in the spirit of the
budget summit," Gray said in an in-
Miller said that, while the budget
sets overall limits on defense spend-
ing, foreign aid programs and domes-
tic spending, there is still a lot of
leeway on specific cuts.
"Do not be surprised that the
president's budget (on discretionary.
} domestic spending) will reflect his
priorities," Miller said.
The new budget, expected to be a
shade over $1.1 trillion, would be up'
from $1.05 trillion in the current
The Michigan Daily-Thursday, January 7, 1988- Page 5
Auto sales for 1987
fall short of record
DETROIT (AP) - Estimated
light truck sales reached a record 4.7
million in 1987, but total 1987 U.S.
passenger vehicle sales lagged behind
the 16 million record set in 1986,
automakers reported yesterday.
Domestic and foreign automakers
sold an estimated 14.9 million cars
and light trucks in the United States
in 1987, down 7.1 percent from the
"It was an excellent truck year and
the total market wasn't bad. It was a
fairly decent car year," said Chris
Cedergren, industry analyst with J.
D. Power and Assoc. In Westlake
The year was also marked by a
dramatic, five percentage-point drop
in General Motors Corp.'s share of
the domestic car market. The industry
leader held 55.2 percent of total dom-
estic-car sales at the end of 1986. By
the end of 1987, GM's share wa's
50.2 percent and its sales of North
American-made cars had fallen from
4.5 million in 1986 to 3.5 million
Cedergren said 1986 sales were
boosted by still-new buyer-incentive
programs and by a year's end show-
room rush caused by the 1987 fed-
eral tax reforms, boosts that 1987's
c aQ pace
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JOHANNESBURG, South Africa
(AP) - Three underground rock
slides killed eight gold miners and
injured 28, the mine's owners said
One of the dead was a miner
searching for a man missing in the
The Anglo American Corp. said
the slides at its Vaal Reefs gold
mine were triggered by earth
tremors. The first, on Tuesday,
killed six miners, injured nine and
left one man missing, the company
A second tremor occurred
yesterday, killing one member of the
rescue team searching for the
missing miner and injuring seven
The tremor also triggered a slide
in a different shaft where normal
work was in progress, killing one
miner there and injuring 12, the
Vaal Reefs is near Orkney, about
90 miles southwest of Johannes-
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