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Arabs to present united front at talks

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) -
Arab parties to the Middle East
conference reached a united hard-line
stand yesterday, but Palestinian rad-
icals opposed to the talks seized the
Lebanon offices of the PLO's main
The dissidents were members of
PLO chairperson Yasser Arafat's
mainstream Fatah faction. One
Lebanese security source said the
bloodless insurrection in the
Lebanese port of Sidon was tanta-
Continued from page 1
since 1945.
"Precious momentum for a
breakthrough in the deadlocked
talks has been generated," South
Korean Prime Minister Chong
Won-shik said at dinner yesterday,
according to South Korean pool

mount to a coup d'etat against what
he called Arafat's policy of suc-
cumbing to pressure to attend a
peace conference.
In Damsascus, meanwhile, Syria,
Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon and mem-
bers of the Palestine Liberation
Organization staked out a hard-line
position for the talks after Israeli
Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir
said he would attend the peace
The united front ruled out sepa-

rate treaties with Israel, demanded a
halt to Jewish settlements in the
occupied territories and insisted
Israel negotiate on the status of
Saudi Arabia and Morocco,
which will attend the Oct. 30 con-
ference in Spain as observers, backed
the decisions by the front-line Arab
states. Sources said the decisions
were galvanized by Shamir's deci-
sion Wednesday to supplant his
foreign minister and lead Israel's

Chong and his North Korean
counterpart, Yon Hyong Muk,
presided over two negotiating ses-
sions. The breakthrough came at an
unscheduled working meeting early
yesterday in which both sides agreed
to a framework and some key items
for a comprehensive accord on easing
"I believe that the South and
North have now opened the door
wide for an end to their long-stand-
ing mutual mistrust and confronta-
tion," said Chong, who is to return
today to Seoul, the South Korean
Ahn Byong Su, spokesperson for
North Korea, described the devel-

opments as "very positive."
"It gave us hope that there will
be progress at the next meeting," he
The agreement covering reconcil-
iation, non-aggression, cooperation
and exchanges would be the first
major agreement between the two
nations. If formally signed, it could
lead to talks on arms reductions, a
peace treaty and unification.
The key to the breakthrough was
an agreement by North Korea to
drop a demand that South Korea re-
peal laws restricting contact with
the North. The North agreed to ban
terrorist activity and attempts to
overthrow the government in Seoul.

delegation himself.
Israel has repeatedly said it will
not discuss Jerusalem or the settle-
ments, and Israeli media reported
yesterday that the Israeli delega-
tion now would be stacked with
They included confidants of
Shamir, hard-line legislators from
his Likud bloc and possibly a repre-
sentative of Jewish settlers in the
occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip,
the reports said.
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blended in."
The conference will explore the
culture of the Sephardic, or Spanish-
speaking, Jews. Elkin said that
Sephardic culture is not well-
known in America.
The November conference will
illustrate the viewpoints of the
Spanish conquerors, native Ameri-
cans, Catholic clergy, and Jews. The
final conference, in December, will
address common myths about
Christopher Columbus and Crypto-
Judaism in the Southwestern United


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by Joshua Meckler
Daily Staff Reporter
Since the beginning of the
semester, the three branches of the
campus ROTC have been working
together for one common goal -
to scare Halloween thrill-seekers
to death.
Tonight and tomorrow night
ROTC members will hold their an-
nual haunted house in the basement
of North Hall, headquarters of the
campus ROTC program.
Although the living now oc-
cupy North Hall, it used to be the
home to a much different type of
person - a much colder, stiffer
kind. The University Hospital's
morgue used to be located the in
the basement.
When people enter the basement
this weekend, they probably won't
see any real dead bodies. But Navy
ROTC Batallion Public Affairs
Officer senior Mike Beidler, the
theatrical coordinator for the
haunted house, said ROTC mem-
bers have several scenes planned
which may leave visitors longing
for the unthreatening company of a
In keeping with the morgue
theme, Beidler said one room of the
house will contain a "mad doctor
"We've got half. a dead guy
opened up, being operated on by
two crazy doctors."
Another room will feature
"the famous toxic swamp scene - a
few mutants and some guy cleaning
up some toxic waste."
If that's not enough, Beidler
said, "We've got crowd control
who perform hundreds of antics
all night scaring the living day-
lights out of people."
Beidler and about 150 other vol-
unteers from the Army, Navy and
Air Force branches of the ROTC
have been working on the haunted
house since September. "It's a good
time and people know it's fun, and
they want to be involved."
Last year, 2,175 students payed
$2 each to attend the haunted house,
Beidler said. After paying their ex-
penses, ROTC evenly donated the
remaining money to SAFE House
and the OZONE House.
This year, the proceeds will be
donated to SAFE house again and
to the Washtenaw County Viet-

nam Veterans Memorial. "We de-
cided to use small groups that re-
ally need it," Beidler said.
Susan McGee, director of the
Domestic Violence Project, which
operates SAFE House, said the do-
nation would be "lovely news."
McGee's program is currently fac-
ing the loss of $41,000 in state
"At this point, the money will
go for food and maintaining the
shelter - real basic stuff," McGee
On Saturday, before the general
public is allowed inside, Alpha Phi
Alpha fraternity will bring a
group of underpriveleged Ann Ar-
bor/Ypsilanti-area children
through the haunted house, Beidler
Clif Flowers, the fraternity
president, said he accompanied the
children last year. "They were gen-
uinely frightened." He added, "It
was something they had a good
time with. We wouldn't have con-
tinued doing it if they didn't get a
kick out of it."
'We've got crowd
control who perform
hundreds of antics all
night scaring the
living daylights out of
- Mike Beidler
Navy ROTC Batallion
Public Affairs Officer
Business school senior Andrew
Spilkin attended last year's
haunted house - and made it
through. "I enjoyed it a lot. I
thought it was worth the money."
But, was it scary? "It's pretty
scary. There were a few points
where it definitely made me
jump," Spilkin said.
The building will open at 7 p.m.
each night and admission will be $3
a person. The line will be cut off
around midnight, depending on
how many people show up, Beidler
"It doesn't fail each year that
we have to turn people away. So, if
they want to go, get there early."

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