The Michigan Daily
Vol. XClI. No. 15-S
Ann Arbor, Michigan-Tuesday, May 25, 1982
By The Associated Press
Britain said its jets, missiles, and
shore gunners shot down at least seven
Argentine warplanes as a new battle
raged yesterday over the British
beachhead on the Falkland Islands.
Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher
ruled out a cease-fire sought by Pope
John Paul II.
The British Defense Ministry an-
nouncement said an eighth Argentine
plane was seen leaving the battle
trailing smoke and acknowledged the
sinking of the British frigate Antelope,
which was set ablaze in an air raid Sun-
IN WASHINGTON, the Argentine
Embassy issued a statement saying the
British liner Canberra, converted to a
troop ship, had been hit and suffered
major damage, two frigates were
seriously damaged, and one British Sea
Harrier jet was shot down. It said the
Argentines lost only one jet fighter, and
the pilot ejected and landed safely on
Argentina's Joint Chiefs of Staff, in
its account of yesterday's action, said
its fighter-bombers attacked ships and
the British beachhead at Port San
Carlos on East Falkland Island and
"damages inflicted on the enemy"
were being evaluated. It did not men-
tion any Argentine losses and said one
of Britain's carrier-based Harriers was
shot down by anti-aircraft fire during a
raid on Stanley, the Falklands capital
50 miles east of San Carlos.
British Defense Secretary John Nott
said more than a third of Argentina's
air force has been destroyed in the un-
declared war and more ships were
arriving to reinforce the British task
AP Photogby Daily Photographer DEBORAH LEWIS
LEO KELLY, a former University psychology major, leaves the Washtenaw
County Courthouse during a break in tire first day of his trial for the murders
of two University students. He is accused of the April 17, 1981 shotgun deaths
of two college students at the Bursley Hall dormitory.
aBy GEORGE ADAMS Kelly, who is black, is accused of the
shooting deaths of Edward Siwik, 19, of
Eyewitnesses to last year's Bursley Detroit, and Douglas McGreaham, 21,
murders testified yesterday before a of Caspian. The two were shot to death
packed courtroom in the first day of the last April 17 on the sixth floor of the
trial of Leo Kelly Jr. The former Douglas house in Bursley Hall.
University student is accused of the Kelly, who lived on the hall, was
shooting deaths of two other students arrested in his room soon after the
last April. shooting. There, police say they found a
However, the early portion of the 12-gauge sawed-off shotgun, am-
proceedings was stalled as defense at- munition, a gas mask, and a hand-made
torney William Waterman made four pistol.
last-minute motions to stop the trial. WATERMAN is attempting to get a
WATERMAN motioned that Judge verdict of not guilty by reason of in-
Ross Campbell postpone the trial to sanity for his client.
give him time to challenge the entire In his opening statement, Prosecutor
jury selection system. He also motioned Noah told the jurors, "We will show
for a change of venue (to move the trial that Leo E. Kelly Jr., on April 17, killed
outside of Washtenaw County), for the and murdered, with premeditation,
judge to disqualify himself, and to have deliberation, and malice aforethought,
excluded from the trial any evidence Edward Siwik and Douglas
gained by Washtenaw County McGreaham.
Prosecuting Attorney Lynwood Noah "The evidence will show that he
through a polygraph (lie-detector) test premeditated, deliberated, thought
given to Kelly. about it for a long time,"Noah said.
Campbell denied all the motions, and "The day before, he purchased a vest,
the 14-member, all-white jury was and a gas mask, and had many books on
sworn in at 11:00 a.m. See EYEWITNESSES, Page 2
... sinks in fighting
"THERE IS no question of a truce,"
Nott told the House of Commons. He
said the British still have a difficult
fight ahead but "one thing is certain,
the days of the occupying Argentine
garrison are numbered."
In a later interview with the British
Broadcasting Corp., he said, "The task
force commander has been told to
repossess the Falkland Islands at the
earliest possible opportunity."
He called the idea of a cease fire ac-
companied by negotiations - on
See BOTH, Page 4
'U', resumes GSL
By FANNIE WEINSTEIN willing to begin accepting GSL ap-
The University Office of Financial plications, she said.
Aid has begun processing Guaranteed THE DEPARTMENT had recommend-
Student Loans (GSL) and will start ed keeping GSL eligibility requiremen-
sending them out to lenders by the end ts at the level set Oct. 1, 1981. At
of this week, according to Senior Aid present, students whose family income
Officer Elaine Nowak. is below $30,000 may qualify for a
Last week, the Michigan Guarantee maximum loan of $2,500 without being
Agency, the state's loan coordinating subjected to a needs test. If the family
body, announced Congress had ap- income is over $30,000, students must
proved the family contribution tables demonstrate financial need.
recommended by the Department of The tables have been updated to
Education May 3, and that it was See 'U', Page 11