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Page 2-The Michigan Daily- Monday, April 12,1993

False alarm sends
firefighters to Grad
by David Shepardson than a dozen firefighters and five f
Daily Government Reporter trucks were sent to the scene at 8:

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It was like a version of the boy
who cried wolf.
The Ann Arbor Fire Department
(AAFD) rushed to the University's
Graduate Library Friday for the sec-
ond time in nearly a month after re-
ceiving a call from the Graduate
Library director.
At about 8:15 a.m., employees
smelled smoke that had traveled
through a ventilation shaft from an
electric battery motor, which had
burned out-in the basement earlier
that morning. No damage to books
or property was reported.
After contacting the AAFD, more

a.m. A few firefighters investigated
the burned-out battery motor. The
firefighters stayed about a half hour.
AAFD Batallion Chief John
Schnur said the "false alarm" was
the result of extra-sensitive
personnel.
"(University librarians) are a lit-
tle jumpy after last month's
incident," he said.
Schnur said it is standard proce-
dure to send five fire engines and
other rescue vehicles when a fire de-
partment receives a call regarding
"property of high value."

FESTIVAL
Continued from page 1
"daga-gyils" from peasants for
around $45. The instruments have
mahogany slats that look like fos-
silized sides of dinosaur ribs with
many dried gourds hanging
underneath.
"The cost comes mostly in get-
ting it the 20 hours trom the village
to the city and then home," Bermel
said.
The Chinese Lion Dance Troupe
enacted the "Lion Dance," a good
luck ritual. Props included a brightly
colored lion-dragon costume, a
beach ball, a ceramic "big headed
Buddha teaser" mask and lettuce.
Two dancers animated the jin-
gling lion-dragon - one beneath the
head and the other under the tail.
The head, which included large
bobbling eyes that winked shut with
blue eyelids, was so monstrous that a
terrified child had to be led away by
her mother.
Brian Bolden, a School of
Medicine senior, was one of many
solo singers who took the stage.
Bolden invited a woman to sit and
be serenaded at the table prepared
with two wine glasses, a bottle of red
wine and a candle that required a
dozen attempts to light.

United Asian American Organizations and
the University of Michigan Alumni Association
proudly announce the formation of the
Asian Pacific American
Alumni Council
Kickoff Meeting and Reception
8 pm Monday, April 12
The Alumni Center
200'Fletcher Street
(Just north of the League)
For More Information,
Contact: Edgar Ho (769-7515)

A "big headed Buddha Teaser" pesters a lion-dragon during the Chinese Lion Dance Troupe's performance
at Saturday's Tenth Annual Multicultural Festival. The event was presented by the Trotter House
Multicultural Center as part of the theme "Beyond the Rainbow: A Cultural Crescendo." The lion-dragon is
animated by two dancers, one beneath the head and the other under the tail, who help to create its lively
dance. Some of the jamboree's other acts included singers, musicians and dancers, representing
diverse ethnicities.

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work," she said.
Koch said many campus envi-
ronmental groups did not make it
to the concert because they were
busy planning other events for
Earth Week.
However, he said he was
pleased that minority groups such
as the Puerto Rican Student
Association and the Socially
Active Latino Students As-
sociation (SALSA) were
represented.
Amnesty International repre-
sentative and Rackham student
Seth Harter said he thought the
jazz concert was a good way to
ADOPTION
Continued from page 1
adoption statutes, people ought to
wake up and consider this case, "
said Faupel.
Specifically, she said Michigan
law allows birth mothers three
weeks to reconsider and places
babies in foster care during that time
rather than with the prospective
adoptive parents.
Rep. David Gubow (D-
Huntington Woods) is championing
direct adoptions.
"I think she's totally off-base,"
he said about Faupel's worries.
"We build a lot of protections
and safeguards into the proposal that
would prevent a lot of the stuff that
happened in Iowa."
In Michigan, a birth mother must
appear in court to sign away her
parental rights and can't do it in the
hospital, as Iowa allowed Mrs.
Schmidt to do.
"It's all on the record, so you
don't have someone who, as Mrs.
Schmidt has now indicated, is on
pain medication and doesn't know
what she is doing," Gubow said.

promote more awareness about
world problems. "The music is an
expression of what's on your
mind, and Amnesty International
tries to protect that right," he said.
Karen Hudson, director of
Greenpeace in Ann Arbor, said
Greenpeace members came to the
concert to promote awareness.
"There are a lot of groups on cam-
pus, but we need to do more in the
community of Ann Arbor," she
said. "There is diversity within our
organization. We recognize that
problems are everywhere."
Koch said that he would like to
make this an annual event, with
more music and more lectures to
last an entire weekend.
Each party also would have their
own attorney and counseling would
be required for the birth mother. One
attorney represented both Mrs.
Schmidt, who got no counseling, and
the DeBoers.
The adoptive parents could pay
reasonable expenses for the birth
mother, but the amount would have
to be approved by the court.
Rivet predicted the DeBoer-
Schmidt case will clarify the
adoption changes under discussion
and teach lawmakers the differences
'it's all on the record,
so you don't have
someone who is on
pain medication and
doesn't know what she
is doing.'
-Rep. David Gubow
between private and agency
adoptions.
"It'll kind of heighten the focus
on the issue so that we do all the
right things in changing the law and
none of the wrong things," he said.

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