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July 23, 1980 - Image 29

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Fatal mishap
Walter Godzik, 62, and Joanne Yell, 15, both of Pellston, and Maude Yell, 49, of Richard Bartholemew of Muskegon rammed into their car after they attempted
Alanson were killed near Ravenna Monday when an 18-wheel truck driven by to stop for a turning car.
Reagan aide opposed early isit

From AP and UPI
WASHINGTON-Ronald Reagan's
campaign chairman says he opposed
his candidate's precedent-breaking
late-night visit to the Republican
National Convention floor after
negotiations for a Reagan-Gerald Ford
ticket broke down.
But Reagan was right, Sen. Paul
Laxalt (R-Nev.) conceded yesterday.
LAXALT MADE THE statements at
a news conference announcing the ap-
pointment of Anne Armstrong, former
ambassador to Great Britain, as co-
chairman of the Republican presiden-

tial nominee's campaign.
He also announced the appointment
of Jim Baker, former chairman of vice-
presidential nominee George Bush's
unsuccessful campaign for the GOP
presidential nomination, as senior ad-
viser to the Reagan campaign.
Both are Texans and the Reagan
campaign hopes they will help in a key
state carried by President Carter
HOWEVER, MUCH OF the news con-
ference focused on Laxalt's role in
negotiations at the Detroit convention
on the possibility of former President

Ford's running for vice president.
After these negotiations collapsed
late Wednesday night, Reagan broke
precedent by going to the convention
hall in advance of his acceptance
speech to announce there had been
discussions with 'Ford, but he had
chosen Bush.
"We had a difference of opinion as to
whether he should come to the hall,"
Laxalt said. "I didn't really think he
should come." -
LAXALT SAID HE had been concer-
ned that support for a Reagan-Ford
ticket was so strong that the Bush an-

Effort fails to ban whaling-again

BRIGHTON, England (UPI) -
Blocked by strong opposition from
Japan and Russia, the world's last
major whaling nations, the United
States failed yesterday for the second
year running to win a world-wide ban
on the commercial killing of whales.
The U.S/proposal failed to win the
required three-fourths majority vote in
the International Whaling Commission
despite being endorsed by France,
Britain, the Netherlands and New
moratorium, Japan's Kuneo Yonezawa
said, "We are heavily dependent on
whaling and I must remind the com-
mission of the plight of the people who
would lose their jobs if the moratorium
is adopted."
A leading conservationist group,

Friends of the Earth, called the
decision "shortsighted and inhumane.
"Those countries which exploit
whales continue to call the tune," the
group said in a statement. "The Inter-
national Whaling Commission as a
forum for regulating whale catches is
totally out of touch with public
OUTSIDE THE Brighton Hotel where
the commission met, 100 teenage
demonstrators chanted anti-whaling
slogans and carried two inflatable blue
whales plastered with slogans.
The voting in the full 24-member
commission was 13 in favor of a
moratorium, nine against, and two ab-
stentions. Under commission rules 18
votes were needed to push through the
moratorium proposals.
Japan and the Soviet Union, the only

two countries which still maintain deep
sea whaling fleets, were joined by
Canada, Chile, Iceland, South Korea,
Peru, South Africa and Spain in voting
down the moratorium.
a two woman post modern dance
company based in Oberlin, Ohio,
.aill be in concert at DANCE
THEATRE STUDIO, 711 N. Univer-
.sity on JULY 18 and 19 at 8:30.
P.m.Admission is $2.50. Choreg-
trophy and pertormance by Elesa
Rosasco and Kate Jacobs.
Wilma Salisbury of the Cleveland
Plain Dealer writes, "Provocative ...
sophisticated in content and disci-
plined in performance."

nouncement "might have a negative
reaction. I felt there might be a
problem on the floor."
But Reagan disagreed.
"He thought he should come, and his
political instincts were right," Laxalt
said. "I completely misread the mood
on the floor."
HE ALSO SAID he had not known in
advance Bush would be Reagan's
choice if the Ford deal fell through.
Laxalt denied reports he had decided
not to go to the hall to hear Reagan's
acceptance speech becaue he was mif-
fed by the course of the Ford
negotiations and the Bush announ-
The Ann Arbor
Film Cooperetie
Presents at AUD A:
A frightening tale about a mn o is give.n a
new wonderdrugatoreliea eart condition but
becomes.a derong.d cos as he bgins taking
overdoses. starring Janes Mason, Barbara
tu. Maon is cperb in a tim directmd by the
9:00 Aud A FREE
ERROL FLYNN gives a great performance in this
tilmnot temingway's novel about the driters and
dreamersbnaknos the lostgnerotion"'dina
the twenties. Good on-location photography.
ATomo FwVadim' THE GAME IS OVER and

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