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.111 Polish
WARSAW, Poland (AP)- Lech
Walesa, the shipyard worker who
helped lead his country out of
Communism, swept to a landslide
victory in Poland's first popular
presidential vote yesterday, according
to exit polls.
Walesa defeated emigre business
executive Stanislaw Tyminski, a vir-
tual unknown before the campaign,
by a margin of 77 percent to 23 per-
cent, according to an exit survey of
22,500 voters at 303 representative
polling stations nationwide.
Turnout was estimated at 55 per-
cent, according to the survey con-
ducted by the German Infas service
and state television.
The first actual results, from 165
of the country's more than 22,000
polling stations, showed 74.7 per-
cent for Walesa and 25.3 percent for
Tyminski, the television said.
Full official results are expected
late today, but the exit polls have
proven to be accurate to within two
"Our campaign passed the test.
These elections have given us a
chance for Poland's future, and we
have to take advantage of it," said
Andrzej Drzycimski, Walesa's
"There are terribly difficult tasks
waiting for us," a smiling but seri-
ous Walesa said as he sipped a con-
gratulatory glass of champagne be-
fore the television cameras and ador-
ing supporters in Gdansk, where his
Solidarity movement began.
"I hope that we will be building
Poland's future together. I want to
behave firmly, I want to firmly cor-
rect everything that is wrong, and
make firm accounts for everything
that has not been accounted for yet,"
,he said.
The Solidarity leader and 1983
Nobel Peace Prize Laureate had asked
voters to give him a broad mandate
to lead the country to a market
economy and a European-style
democracy. ,
Tyminski declined to concede de-
feat immediately, saying he did not
trust the polls. He said he would re-
main active in Polish politics.
"I'm surprised, but I won't make
any comments at the moment,"
-Tyminski told reporters after inspect-
ing the returns posted at his home
voting district in Pecice, outside
Outgoing President Wojciech
* Jaruzelski, who sent Walesa to jail
under martial law nine years ago,
sent his congratulations. He wished
the new president "fruitful activity
for the good of our homeland."


dismisses charges

against CC Rep. Green
by Melissa Peerless

Daily Staff Reporter
Charges filed by College Repub-
licans calling for the removal of
Michigan Student Assembly repre-
sentative James Green were dis-
missed last week by the assembly's
Central Student Judiciary (CSJ).
At a pre-trial hearing held last
Wednesday, the judiciary decided that
charges filed Nov. 26 alleging that
Green harassed and slandered state
and local Republicans were not under
its jurisdiction but ruled it could de-
liver a decision on possible falsified
College Republicans maintain
that Green, a member of the Conser-
vative Coalition (CC), falsely
claimed that his group had received
Republican endorsement and used a
stolen College Republican mailing
list to recruit support.

"Cases involving common and
federal law are better dealt with in
common and federal courts," said
Laura Miller, chief justice of CSJ in
explaining the court's decision.
College Republican President
Karen King said her group will con-
tinue to sue Green for claiming that
they gave the coalition its offical en-,
dorsement in this fall's MSA elec-
The group was disappointed with
the decision, said King.
"We were told previously by cer-
tain members of CSJ that they had
jurisdiction and it was no problem.
That was changed Tuesday night... If
we knew CSJ didn't have jurisdic-
tion, we wouldn't have wasted our
time," King said.
Green disputed the charges.

"I am not guilty of any of the
things they say I am. (The charges)
change so often it's hard for me to
keep track."
"This is simply just a few iridi-
viduals who were abusing their
power last year and were asked by
CC to not be involved anymore and
this is their opportunity to get back
at the person or persons who they
think are responsible. It's just evi-
dent of something that you see all
too often in politics - bitterness
and an effort to gain political
power," said Green.
Until last April, the College Re-
publicans and CC existed as one or-
A January CSJ trial date has been
set to resolve the issue of the falsi-
fied endorsement. Green's maximum
possible punishment for the offense
is a $25 fine.

Holiday support
Daniel Ecarius, an LSA senior, participates in Amnesty International's
"Write-a-thon" in which student's write holiday greetings to political

Students, doctor discuss research on animals

by Stefanie Vines
Daily Staff Reporter
Students Concerned About Ani-
mal Rights (SCAAR) met with Dr.
Dan Ringler, director of the Unit for
Laboratory Animal Medicine, last
Friday to discuss the humane treat-
ment of animals in experiments.
One issue both Ringler and the
students focused on was personal
feelings about the importance of an-
imal welfare weighed against human
"I am a speciest and I feel that we
should do what is good for the hu-
man species. I'm not willing to save
a dog's life if it can help save a hu-
man life. A dog's life does not equal
a human one," Ringler said.
However, one student felt differ-
"I'm against animal research. I

don't doubt that humans benefit
from animal research, but that
doesn't excuse killing animals for
our own gain," LSA senior Topher
Klein said.
But Business school junior Jen-
nifer Weinreich agreed with Ringler
about the need for animal participa-
tion in research.
"I'm not totally against animal
research. I was surprised that they are
so thorough in investigating who
does research. It is a good procedure.
However, I am concerned that ani-
mals might be getting hurt in exper-
iments that don't really benefit any-
one, including humans," Weinreich
Ringler explained the procedure
to obtain animals for use in Univer-
sity research projects. Experimenters

must first complete an application
explaining the purpose and need for
animals in their projects.
The applications are then evalu-
ated by a Committee on the Care and
Use of Animals composed of fac-
ulty, veterinarians, and two members
of the Ann Arbor community. The
committee may approve or reject the
proposed experiment.
Ringler also said the criteria used
to determine animal participation is
divided into three groups based on
the estimated pain to the animal, and
the cost to the University.
"Basically what it boils down to
is the ethical costs of pain and suf-
fering to the animal versus the mon-
etary costs to the University or who-
ever funds the project, " Ringler

Several other factors also weigh
into the committee's evaluation,
Ringler said, such as: where the an-
imals come from, Federal Welfare
Acts which apply to all animals,
support from animal rights groups,
the experiment's possible contribu-
tions to society, evaluation of the
individuals involved in the projects,
and potential safety hazards.
As a resulthofthe committee's
scrutiny, two-thirds of the proposed
research projects are rejected. The
committee receives about 50 applica-
tions a week, 95 percent of which
come from the School of Medicine.
Committee meetings are closed to
the public.
Another issue Ringler discussed
was closed committee meetings.

Ringler explained that because two
committee members represent the
community, the public is involved
in animal research decisions.
"We have never approved an ap-
plication that both outside members
didn't approve. Ninety percent of the
time the community members agree
with the committee. We are all con-
cerned about the ethical costs of an-
imal participation in research,"
Ringler said.
Klein, however disagreed. "We
need more public involvement or
else animals will be killed because
the public isn't getting a say in what
animals live or die. Something needs
to be done," Klein said.

CSP diner celebrates various holiday traditions


y arri~k ang
Daily Staff Reporter
While eating Native American
foods and enjoying a Hindu temple
dance, approximately 70 students and
mentors participating in the Univer-
sity's Comprehensive Studies Pro-
gram (CSP) learned yesterday how
six different cultures celebrate the
upcoming holidays.
The Mentorship program has held
traditional Christmas celebrations
since its inception five years ago. It
was established to help undergraduate
students pursue their academic and
career goals.
Jim's, VC serve to
intoxicated person
Bicycle Jim's and Village Corner
were issued citations for selling al-
cohol to an intoxicated person.
Two Ann Arbor police officers

"The CSP Mentorship program
wanted to have a celebration which
incorporated the various ethnic
groups who participate in this pro-
gram," said Lola Jones, coordinator
of the program. "We want to recog-
nize that all people have winter fes-
tivals and different ways of celebrat-
ing the holidays."
Jones said each member of the
dinner's planning committee was re-
sponsible for finding people of dif-
ferent ethnicities to discuss their hol-
iday customs and provide food.
Natural Resources junior Kofi



What's happening in Ann Arbor today
Attention all groups that make submissions
to the List or the Weekend List:
Beginning in January, the List in Weekend Magazine will
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item to run.

observed a man "obviously intoxi-
cated," speaking in a loud and bois-
terous manner, with a sloppy ap-
pearance, bloodshot eyes, and alco-
hol odor at Bicycle Jim's, 1301 S.
University, at 11:38 p.m. Dec. 5,
police reports said.
Ann Arbor Police Department's
Special Problems Unit was making
its rounds of the S. University-
Church Street area bars, checking al-
cohol enforcement after giving ad-
vanced notice to the establishments'
Police reports indicate the man-
ager said she had served only two
beers to the man and that she had
just "cut him off."
Police then escorted the man,
who reportedly referred to the officers
as "Gestapo," outside the restaurant.
Within minutes, the man "stag-
gered" into Village Corner, just
across the street at 601 S. Forest,
where he purchased a six pack of
Michelob and two pints of vodka,
according to police reports. The offi-
cers stopped him after the transaction
was complete, and found his blood
alcohol level to be over the legal in-

Boone presented the seven principles
of Kwanzaa, a non-religious African-
American celebration of the first
harvest. He added that Kwanzaa is a
week-long holiday which brings the
African people together at the end of
the year to celebrate the accom-
plishment of the community.
Shirley Tsung, an East Quad Mi-
nority Peer Advisor, gave a presenta-
tion on the cultural traditions related
to the Chinese New Year. During
the week-long celebration, friends
and family give each other money
stuffed in red envelopes for good
toxication level.
The man produced identification
upon the officers' request, and admit-
ted he was highly intoxicated after
drinking 12 beers, four or five of
which he said he drank at Bicycle
Jim's. After offering to get the man
a cab, the police went inside to issue
a citation to the clerk. When the of-
ficers returned outside, they could
not locate the man.
Van driver exposes
himself to woman
A woman told Ann Arbor police
that she observed a van following
her, and at the corner of State and
Catherine, the driver pulled up next
door, turned on the interior lights,
and masturbated. She drove away.
Pedestrian robbed
of pants downtown
Police observed a man wearing_
no pants walking on W. Huron after
3 a.m. Dec. 5. Police escorted the
man, who said he was walking home
after drinking at an E. Liberty
The man told police, who
escorted him home, that two college-
age men said offensive things to him,
while driving by in their car. Upon
their third time returning to him,
they reportedly knocked him down
and took his pants, valued at $35.
The man said he had his wallet in

luck. On the seventh day, the Chi-
nese collectively celebrate their
birthday, she said.
Business junior Dan Lichtenstein
demonstrated how the dreidel, a Jew-
ish Hanukkah toy, is used in various
children's games. He also discussed
the use of the menorah, a candle
holder used during the eight-day
Hanukkah celebration.
Jones said the dinner was a suc-
cess because everybody learned
about how different cultures cele-
brated the holidays.
"It was an excellent program be-

cause it's a good chance to really ap-
preciate other holiday practices,"
LSA junior Tanisha Scott said. "It's
easy to get channeled into thinking
that Christmas is everything for ev-
In the Mentorship program, fir$t-
and second-year students are paired
with mentors who volunteer to help
them become better acquainted with
the academic and social aspects Of
University life. Members of the far-
ulty and staff serve as "big brothers"
and "big sisters" for these students.

his coat pocket, which was safe from sires prosecution.
the attack.
Shoplifters caught Entries gained to
at local stores area businesses

An employee of Ann Arbor
Contact Lens Clinic at 545 Church
told police last Monday that a pair of
frames valued at $220 were stolen
from the store in late November
when only two people were in the
store besides the employee. Police
have suspects.
A man was caught yesterday
removing a six-pack of beer from
Village Corner's cooler and stuffing
the individual cans in his pockets.
According to reports, the suspect,
who misidentified himself, told po-
lice that he didn't have any money,
that he knew what he did was wrong,
and that he'd planned on paying the
next day. He was arrested and re-
leased. The store's management de-

A Van Boven shoe store em-
ployee of 17 Nickels Arcade told an
Ann Arbor city police officer Dec. 6
that someone broke into a basement
cabinet. Nothing was taken, how-
ever, and police have no suspects.
Huckleberry Party Store of
709 Packard reported yesterday that
an unidentified person gained illegal
entry, resulting in the theft of cash
and checks from a desk drawer. P -
lice reports said the suspect used'a
blunt object to break a hole in the
safety glass window, reiched in, and
unlocked the door.
-by Josephine Balleng r
Daily Crime Reporter

UMASC (University of
Michigan Asian American
Student Coalition), weekly
meeting. For info, Weston Woo
(995-7008). 2439 Mason Hall,
Circolo, The Italian Conver-
sation Club, weekly meeting.
MLB Fourth Floor Commons, 3:00.
Indian American Students As-
sociation, weekly meeting. Union
Tap Rm., 8:30.
Undergraduate Philosophy Club,
weekly meeting. Guest speaker Prof.
P. Railton on "Rethinking Scientific
Objectivity." 2220 Angel Hall,
Revolutionary Workers League,
weekly current events study. E.
Quad, 52 Greene, 6:00.
Students Fighting Anti-
semitism. Hillel, 7:00.
Stutterer's Support Group.

Water and Wastewater
Treatment," Stephen Patton,
speaker. Rm. 1640, 4:00.
"The Synthesis of 3'-Sugar
Modified Nucleoside Analogs
Related to Oxetanocin,"
Jeffrey Pudlo, speaker. Rm. 1200,
Safewalk functions 8-1:30 am
Sun.-Thurs., 8-11:30 Fri.-Sat. Call
936-1000 or stop by 102 UGLi.
Last day of service is Dec. 11.
Northwalk functions 8-1:30 am
Sun.-Thurs., 8-12 Fri.-Sat. Call 763-
WALK or stop by 2333 Bursley.
Last day of service is Dec. 11.
ECB Peer Writing Tutors avali-
ble to help with your papers Sunday-
Thursday, Angell/Haven Computing
Center, 7-11:00.
U of M Shorin-Ryu Karate-do
Club. For info call (994-3620). Ev-
ery Monday, CCRB, Small Gym, 8-

It has come to the attention of the LS&A Curriculum Committee
that some exams have been re-scheduled= at times other than
those posted in the Time Schedule.
The Curriculum Committee views this as a trend that may not be
in your best interests. Re-scheduling exams into earlier time per-
ods may mean that you will lose the final class period; it may
mean that you are denied review time in class; and it may rob you
of study days. The committee wishes you tojnow what the regu-
lations are with regard to this practice and to know your rights as
The Faculty Code says:
An instructor may not depart from the official schedule unless
prior-approval of the Final Examination Committee is obtained.
. All students are expected to take their final examinations at
the time fixed in the official schedule of examinations. No
single student may be examined at a time earlier or later

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