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Page 2-The Michigan Daily- Monday, September 28,1992

Casting her vote
A Romanian peasant casts her
vote yesterday during the second
free general elections since the
1989 overthrow of communism.
Romanian President Ion Iliescu
trails challenger Emil
Constantinescu in the polls.

Yeltsin will launch
massive privatization

campaign
MOSCOW (AP) - Russian
President Boris Yeltsin hopes that by
launching a massive privatizatior
campaign this week he can jump-
start his stalled reform program and
boost his sagging popularity.
Yeltsin is finding his reforms
blocked by apathy among the people
and by growing militancy among
opponents of market reform.
The hard-liners are demanding
the resignation of Yeltsin and the ar-
chitect of the reforms, Acting Prime
Minister Yegor Gaidar, whom they
accuse of impoverishing the country
on orders from the West.
Yeltsin's reforms have increased
prices by as much as 1,500 percent
since January. As prices have risen,
Yeltsin's popularity has fallen.
This month, 29 percent of
Muscovites expressed confidence in
Yeltsin, down from 57 percent ir
April.
Seeking to speed up the reforms
and boost his ratings, Yeltsin has is-
sued a bold populist decree that
starting Thursday, each of Russia's
148 million citizens will receive
vouchers equivalent to 10,000 rubles
- $40 - to buy shares of state-
owned businesses and factories.
"The privatization program is the
centerpiece of the government's
economic program," said Anatoly
Chubais, chief of the voucher
campaign.
However, only a small, as yet
sketchily defined fraction of

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Russia's state-owned industry will
be on the block. Directors of the
largest factories and businesses ei-
ther have blocked privatization of
their enterprises, or taken them pri-
vate before the vouchers were
issued.
"Of course it will benefit the
president and the government, but
most important, it will benefit the
people of Russian who will get some
property," Chubais said during a lull
in parliamentary debate on the plan
Friday.
At the height of the debate, frus-
trated hard-liner Mikhail Chelnokov
ran from the podium and threw a
handful of vouchers at Chubais.
"I refuse to accept them!"
shouted Chelnokov.
Yeltsin has been mending his
fences with an increasingly vocal
coalition of hard-liners and national-
ists. This month, he acceded to their
demands to cancel a planned visit to
Tokyo, where they feared he might
trade four disputed islands for an in-
fusion of Japanese capital.
The same forces - entrenched in
a Congress of People's Deputies that
was elected before the Soviet col-
lapse last year - so far have
blocked a constitutional amendment
allowing private ownership of land.
When the Congress next con-
venes, hard-liners will be seeking
votes of no-confidence in Yeltsin,
and may force Yeltsin to sacrifice
Gaidar.

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"The Court is further of the
Opinion that precinct delegates do
not carry significant 'status' to be
prohibited from pursuing a position
requiring qualifying petitions to ap-
pear on the primary ballot."
Dolgon's counsel, Richard Sobel,
said the decision was well-reasoned.
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Sobel said he has found no other
case like this in Michigan. If the case
is appealed, a decision in favor of
Dolgon would set a precedent in the
state.
With just over five weeks until
the election, a decision must be
made quickly, Sobel said. "The
deadline is not a legal one. It is a
practical one," he said.
Dolgon would be running against
incumbent Democrat Meri Lou
Murray for the seat.
"It costs the city money to do
this," Dolgon said of the appeal.
"Here's Meri Lou Murray who is
running on her record and what is
she doing but wasting taxpayers
money."
Murray said Dolgon's possible
entrance into the race would not af-
fect her campaign.
"I had planned to run a campaign
anyways as a I always do," Murray
said. "I probably have a record as
good as anyone on the Board of
Commissioners. I have a record I'm
very proud of."

WASHINGTON (AP) -
Automakers achieved slightly better
fuel economy in 1993 models, com-
pared to last year, but there has been
little improvement in overall fleet
mileage since 1987, the
Environmental Protection Agency
(EPA) reported yesterday.
The EPA's annual fuel economy
statistics, covering more than 1,000
vehicles, shows that 1993 model cars
now coming into showrooms are ex-
pected on average to get 28.1 miles
per gallon, a half percentage point
higher than 1992 models.
As it has been in each of the last
three years, the 1-liter engine mini-
compact Geo Metro XFI was found
to be the stingiest fuel user on the
road among the 1993 model cars. It
gets 53 mpg in city driving and 58
miles on the highway.
Six of the 10 highest ranking
1993 cars - all in the minicompact
category - got 50 or more mpg.
The top 10 included three other
Metro models, which are made by
General Motors and Suzuki, four
Honda minicompacts and two
Suzuki models.
At the other end of the scale were
42 "gas guzzlers" that are subject to
special federal sales taxes because of
their poor fuel economy. The worst

is the Vector, a high performance car
that sells for $400,000, which got
only 7 mpg in the city and 11 on the
highway. Only two of the cars re-
portedly were sold last year.
The Lamborghini Diablo, which
was the biggest guzzler last year,
was not far behind the Vector with 9
mpg in city driving and 14 mpg on
the open highway.
The guzzler list also includes a
number of cars more commonly
found on the road: The two-seater
Cadillac Allante, with 14 mpg, the
BMW 535i at 15 mpg, and the
Mercedes-Benz 300SE also with 15
mpg, all in city driving.
The 1993 figures reflect a seven-
year trend of fairly stagnant fuel
economy figures. The fleet averages,
as reflected by the EPA figures, in-
creased to 28.1 mpg in 1987 and
peaked at 28.6 mpg in 1988 followed
by three years of decline at 28.1 mpg
in 1989, 27.8 mpg in 1990, and 27.6
mpg last year.
"The numbers show that in the
absence of increased fuel economy
standards. (by the government) the
car companies simply don't increase
mileage even though the technology
is there to push fuel economy up,"
said Clarence Ditlow, head of the
Center for Auto Safety.

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