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Bush says
jobless bill
will bust
budget
WASHINGTON (AP) -
Itresident Bush yesterday reiterated
liis intent to veto a bill that would
extend unemployment benefits, say-
ing he wouldn't allow Democratic
presidential candidates to "set the
agenda for this country."
Bush denounced the $6.4 billion
relief measure to give the unem-
ployed up to 20 extra weeks of ben-
efits as "a budget-busting bill" that
4/ould "further burden a burdened
economy."
"I was elected to try to protect
the taxpayer as well as those who
are unemployed," said Bush, reiter-
4ting his support for a less costly
Republican alternative.
Bush, smarting from Democrats'
jibes at his recent flurry of efforts
to promote Republican domestic
proposals, said he wasn't "going to
het a handful of Democratic candi-
dates... set the agenda for this coun-
try."
"They weren't elected to do
something. I was, and I'm going to
keep on trying to do it," Bush said.
Bush went on the warpath
against the jobless bill as he left the
White House for a day devoted
largely to campaigning for GOP
candidates in Pittsburgh and
Louisville.
He ruled out tapping an unem-
ployment trust fund, saying, "we
are using tons of money to pay
unemployment benefits."
Later, at a GOP fundraising lun-
eheon in Pittsburgh for Dick
Thornburgh's Senate campaign, he
said the Democratic congressional
leaders "sense a political issue here
to use next year against all of us."
"They were determined to pass
and ram down my throat a budget-
busting bill," Bush said. "And I
Will veto their approach because it
will further burden all taxpayers."
dveThe president favors an alterna-
filve jobless bill offered by Senate
Minority Leader Bob Dole of
Kansas. Dole's measure would ex-
tend benefits for up to 10 weeks and
pay for it by selling unused radio
frequencies and stepping up debt
collections.
' The Democrats would pay for
their bill by borrowing, which in-
* creases the budget deficit.
House Majority Leader Richard
Qephardt of Missouri said on CBS'
"Morning News" that Bush was
"out of touch with what is happen-
ing to ordinary families in America
oday who are struggling, trying to
pay their bills... and they're looking
for these benefits that they earned,
and he is not listening to them."

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LSA senior Douglas Krug poses for the "1992 University of Michigan Men Calendar" expected the second week
in December. Photographer Denny O'Connor said the calendar will feature 13 of the University's "finest,
absolutely hottest guys."
Human-powered aircraft team
plans first model for December

The Department of Philosophy
The University of Michigan
announces
THE TANNER LECTURE ON
HUMAN VALUES
1991-92
CHRISTOPHER HILL
I lonorary Fellow and formerly
Master of Balliol College, Oxford
THE BIBLE IN 17th CENTURY
ENGLISH POLITICS
Friday, October 4
Rackham Auditorium
4.00 pm
SYMPOSIUM ON THE
TANNER LECTURE
CHRISTOPHER HILL
CYNTHIA HERRUP
Professor of History and Law
Duke University
JEROME B. SCHNEEWIND
Professor of Philosophy
John Hopkins University
JEFFREY STOUT
Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Religion
Princeton University
Saturday, October 5, 9:30 am
Rackham Amphitheatre
All events open to the public without charge

by Jennifer Silverberg
Daily Staff Reporter
The 90 members of a human-
powered helicopter team hope to
have a 20-foot-diameter, working
scale model of their aircraft by
December.
The team, formed in January,
1990, is trying to win the Igor
Sikorsky Award. If the aircraft can
stay up for a minute and reach an al-
titude of three meters, the team
will win the award's $20,000 prize.
The American Helicopter
Society created the idea for the con-
test. "The idea was picked up by
some people on campus, word spread
and we had enough people to make a
team," said LSA senior Missi
Mercer, the team's project manager.
"California Polytechnic
Institute has been working on this
for 11 years with only two people,"
Mercer said. "Last year they had a
lift-off for seven seconds and they
got a lot of media attention includ-
ing Popular Science and PBS. We
felt if a big group at a major univer-
sity tried it, we would succeed. If
we do, we will go down in aviation
history."
The team is designing a one-pilot
helicopter with probably two ro-
tors each turning different direc-
tions. The rotor diameter will prob-
ably be about 100 feet.
Mercer said the helicopter will

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look like a seat with blades above
and below the pilot.
"It would be huge and would
have a skimpy skeleton. We're not
going to dress it up to make it look
nice ... That's the main idea. We
can't get any more specific. It's
never been done before so we just
don't know."
The team is looking for a pilot
who is light but can put out a lot of
power. The pilot will power the ro-
tors using a bicycle configuration,
making the aircraft capable of verti-
cal takeoff and landing but not
forward motion.
An IBM engineering work sta-
tion was donated to the team last
May. Since starting work, the team
has been testing and learning to
make blades as well as doing re-
search through bookwork and exper-
iments.
The team has a lot of engineering
students but needs more involve-
ment from LSA, Mercer said. The
Woman
ass aul ted
outside of
Angell Hall
by Tami Pollak
Daily Staff Reporter
A woman was attacked in front
of Angell Hall at 11 p.m. last night.
University Department of Safety
and Security (DPSS) Officer Kim
Shelton said she could not make any
comment last night, as the situation
was still under investigation.
"When we got there she was
screaming, 'Somebody help me. He
took all my money,"' said LSA
sophomore Jerilyn Bell.
Bell and about five other resi-
dents from Helen Newberry
Residence Hall heard the woman
scream from their rooms and ran to
the scene with the Housing Security
Officer that was patrolling the
dormitory.
"By the time we had heard her
scream three times, we ran out,"
Bell said. "There were about 20
people standing around. A couple of
guys had taken off after the man."
DPSS officers and University
police arrived a few minutes later.
Bell said one officer immediately
left to catch up with two eyewit-
nesses who were leaving the scene.
LSA sophomore Heather
Henderson, also a Newberry resi-
dent, said the attacker had hit the
woman on the left side of her head.
"She said she couldn't hear out of
her left ear," Henderson said.
An officer said the woman was
going to be taken to University
Hospitals for treatment.

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University wiP not fund the pro-
ject entirely cuse it is so expen-
sive. Therefor,, public relations
and business team will appeal to
corporations for donations and keep
the group's bookwork.
The team is broken into smaller
groups which specialize in con-
structing blades and test stands,
computer modeling and public rela-
tions. One group decides what the
pilot's enclosure will look like
while others are charged with find-
ing the materials needed to make the
aircraft.
"It seemed like a great project so
I joined at the end of last year,"
LSA junior Jim Handel said. "I've
done research on past human-pow-
ered vehicle- done some computer
work and - I 1 on body design.
It's a lot but it's going to
take a lot . woia. It's a much big-
ger project than most people proba-
bly realize."

Meetings
Michigan Video Yearbook, weekly
intg. Union, 4th floor, 7:30.
Tagar, Zionist student activists. Hillel,
6 p.m.
The Jewish Bisexual, Lesbian, and
Gay Collective. Hillel, 6:30.
Intervarsity Christian Fellowship,
mtg. Dana, Rm 1040,7 p.m.
AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power
(ACT-UP), Union, Rm 2209 A & B,
7:30.
Campus Crusade for Christ, weekly
mtg. Dental School Kellogg Aud,
G005, 7-8.
Islamic Circle. League, 3rd floor, 6:15.
Democratic Socialists of America.
Guild House, 802 Monroe, 8 p.m.
U-M Ski Team, mass mtg. Union,
Kuenzel Rm, 7 p.m.
U-M Pre-Med Club. MLB Aud 3,
6:30.
In Focus Filmworks, mass mtg. 2520
Frieze, 6:15.
Speakers
"Estimating Distortion in a Binary
Symmetric Channel Consistently,"
Gordon Simons, University of North
Carolina. M4332, SPH 11, 4 p.m.
"Explaining Japan's Educational
Achievements," Thomas Rohlen,
Stanford University. Lane Hall
Commons, noon.
"Homol' Ovi II: from Pit Houses to
Pot Hunters," Robert Thomas, Nat
Sci Museum, rm 2009, noon.
"Kant and Natural Law of Ethics,"
Jerome Schneewind, Johns Hopkins
T~nivsrAilR 2(1 an- 4An m.

Adaptations," Geoffrey Miller,
Stanford University. Rackham, East
Lec Rm, 4p.m.
Furthermore
Safewalk, night-time safety walking
service. Sun-Thur, 8 p.m.-1:20 a.m.
and Fri. and Sat. 8 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Stop by 102 UGLi or call 936-1000.
Extended hours are 1 a.m. -3 a.m. at
the Angell Hall Computing Center or
call 763-4246.
Northwalk, North Campus safety
walking service. Sun-Thur 8 p.m.-1:30
a.m. and Fri. and Sat. 8 p.m.-11:30
p.m. Stop by 2333 Bursley or call 763-
WALK
U-M Shorin-Ryu Karate-Do Club,
practice. CCRB Martial Arts Rm, 7-8.
U-M Swim Club, Tuesday workout. IM
Pool, 6:30-8:30.
ECB Peer Writing Tutors. An-
gell/Mason Computing Center, 7-11.
Women's Rugby, Tuesday practice.
Mitchell Field, 5:45-8.
"The Lorax," film. 1046 Dana, 7:30.
Keith Taylor, poetry reading. Union,
Kuenzel Rm, 12:15.
"Let It Begin Here," Peace Corps in-
formational film. International
Center, 7:30.
U-M Cycling Club Ride. Meet in
front of Hill Auditorium, 4 p.m.
Phi Alpha Delta, pre-law fraternity.
Happy Hour, Dominick's, 5:30.
"Late Summer Blues," film. Hillel, 8
& 10.
Career Planning and Placement.
The Medical School Interview. CP&P
Progam Rnim.410-5.

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