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Page 2-WednesdayJuly 30, 1980-The Michigan Daily
U.N. tells Israel to
leave occupied lands

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Many delegates said they abstained for
the same reason.
But to the hardline Arabs, the
resolution was a "compromise," an ac-
ceptable minimum.
The resolution was one of two critical
of Israeli policies in the occupied West
Bank of the Jordan River and the Gaza
Strip - where the proposed Palestinian
state would be established under the
General Assembly resolution.
THE SECOND resolution, which also
won overwhelming approval by the
General Assembly, asked the body's
Palestine Rights Committee to study
why Israel has not complied with
previous U.N. resolutions. As in the
past, the General Assembly lacks

means of forcing Israel to comply with
its demands.
The vote on the second resolution was
112-5 with 26 abstentions, the United
States again voting in the negative.
Israel, with U.S. backing, has stead-
fastly resisted pressures to allow the
Palestinians more than a limited form
of self-rule in the territories it occupied
during the 1967 Middle East war.
While the Arab supporters of the
resolution failed in their effort to rally
West European support behind the
Palestinian- statehood resolution, the
abstentions by the nine Common
Market states were seen here as
representing a further softening of the.
once-solid Western support of Israel.

Carter ready to- face
Billygate investgators
ontinaed from Page ) swindling more than $100 million from
He added he has ordered everyone in investors Overseas Service, a now-
government to "cooperate fully" with defunct international mutual fund he
the probe. controlled.
"I HAVE INSISTED for the last two "From published reports so far, it
weeks relevant facts be made public, would appear that the pre-election
even when those facts might prove em- political atmosphere is resulting in a
barrassing," Carter said. "I will com- series of statements being attributed to
plete and present to the Senate sub- me, and such statements are not
committee early next week the report it necessarily accurate," Vesco said.
has requested." Meanwhile, on Capitol Hill, the
Vesco, who evaded most questions Senate panel investigating Billy Carter
during an interview with The Nassau asked for information on the matter
Tribune, said he was "very concerned from Carter, Attorney General Ben-
about the accuracy of the many news jamin Civiletti, the FBI, CIA, the
articles in the news media." National Security Agency, and the
Sens. Dennis DeConcini (D-Ariz.) and secretaries of state, energy and com-
Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) quoted Vesco as merce.
saying he arranged for Libya to deliver THE INFORMATION WAS
$220,000 to President Carter's brother requested in letters signed by Sen. Bir-
Billy in an effort to embarrass the ad, ch Bayh (D-Ind.), the panel chairman,
ministration. and Sen. Strom Thurmond, (R-S.C.),
THE SENATORS, WHO interviewed the vice chairman.
Vesco last weekend as part of their They asked for records of America's
Senate committee investigation of his dealings with Libya.
dealings with the Carter ad- In Los Angeles, Ronald Reagan said
ministration, said Vesco told them he yesterday he approves of Carter's
did so for "vengeance." decision to testify personally before the
Federal prosecutors have sought committee investigating Billy Carter's
Vesco since 1972, charging him with role representing Libya.

That's the way to dQ it
Richard Nixon, Henry Kissinger, and Mickey Mouse were among the
registrants for the draft at the post office in Ithaca, New York last week.
Postal workers say at least 11 blatantly phony cards were turned in, in ap-
parent protest to the national registration. But Nixon, Kissinger, and the
mouse weren't the only "signees." They were joined by Donald Duck, Sen.
Edward Kennedy, and the man who got the ball rolling in the first
place-Jimmy Carter. Too bad they signed him up. He deserves the $10,000
fine and five years in prison. Q
Don't gimme that manure
Manure spreaders now have a sporting event dedicated solely to their
... uh, art. Almost everyone with a pitchfork can qualify for the Harry S.
Truman Grand Pitch-Off in Augusta, Maine. "Politicians are not allowed,"
Pitch-Off organizer and ace manure spreader Mort Mather said Monday.
"We didn't want anyone in there with an unfair advantage. We figure they
spread too much of it on their own time." But for that one farmer skilled
above all others in the spreading and pitching of manure, an $850 manure
spreader will be the prize Sept. 21. There are five events, testing distance,
accuracy, and overall quality of the finished spread. As for the name of the
event, Mather says, "There's a story that went around Washington in those
days. It seems the president and his wife went to a society deal and one of the
grande dames walked up to Bess Truman and said 'I wish you'd get Harry to
stop saying manure so much."' The unflappable first lady's reported reply:
"You don't know how long it took me to make him start saying it." Q
On the outside
Skies should be mostly sunny today with a high temperature teaching
the mid-80s. Q
Happenings
FILMS
AAFC-The Thing, 7, 10:20 p.m., Attack of the 50-foot Woman, 8:40 p.m.,
Angell Aud. A.
Michigan Media Summer Film Showcase-Home to Stay, One More
Winter, Golden Honeymoon, 7:30 p.m., MLB 3.
PERFORMANCES
Michigan Repertory '80-"Of Thee I Sing," 8p.m., Power Center.
MISCELLANEOUS
The Venue-Workshop by Nadi Qamar on tuning and playing the
"Mama Lekimbi," an instrumentof African origin, 3-6 p.m., Pendleton Arts
Information Center, second floor, Union.
Wesley Foundation-meeting to discuss the establishment of a branch of
The Flint Voice, 7:30 p.m., Wesley Foundation Lounge. Q
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Wednesday, July 30, 1980
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