The Michigan Daily-Friday, May 28, 1982-Poae 9
House votes to reduce
increases in defense
WASHINGTON (AP) - The House budget plans which determined the out-
WealtapsHiGyatO aP)o thesue come. Breaking with Republican
dealt a possibly fatal blow to President leaders, they voted in support of the
Reagan's spending plan yesterday by Democratic amendment to show their
voting to cut defense spending by $4.8 unhappiness.
billion in the next fiscal year and to use The amendment that did the trick
the money to restore.full financing to was offered by Rep. Mary Rose Oakar,
Medicare. (D-Ohio). But Democratic House
Surprised Democrats quickly leaders had expected it to be only a
followed up on the first vote by at- token vote, with no chance of passage,
taching the same amendment to the two until the conservative Republicans
rival spending plans before the House. bolted.
That means all three of the plans still REPUBLICAN leaders all but con-
pending provide for full Medicare ceded defeat in their effort to get their
financing and for a much smaller in- budget through the House. And some
crease in defense spending that the indicated the chances of getting any
president wants, spending blueprint through the House
PASSAGE OF the amendment was were now slim.
not so much a reflection of House sen- Asked whether any plan could pass,
timent to the idea of increasing Rep. Barber Canable, (R-N.Y.),
Medicare money as it was an indication replied, "I doubt it." A leadership aide
of the divisions within the chamber. said the vote certainly would increase
Both the Democratic and Republican the number of members voting against
party are s sharply split over the any budget.
shape of the budget that splinter groups House Budget Committee Chairman
sometimes hold the balance.of power. James Jones, (D-Okla.), said "None of
This time around, it as a conser- the substitutes are in a passing shape
vative-led protest to the record- right now ... Right now the mood is to
breaking deficit projections in all three vote everything down."
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Old meets new
Peeking over the top of the wall surrounding the modern underground Law
Library, is the staid, gothic outline of the church-like old library.
Reverend Beyers Naude
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as much as her husband because sie is
psychologically banned, if not legally
Late last year the couple was allowed
to visit her mother on the coast, their
first joint holiday since the banning.
They get by on money from several
overseas prizes honoring his work for
The Naudes put much energy into the
dozens of plants and flowers blooming
in the garden of their suburban house.
"IF IT IS ALL you will see it might as
well be pretty," Mrs. Naude said.
Naude's bookshelf is lined with books
on current South African controversies.
To keep in touch, the Naudes send
out a newsletter to friends beginning
with the warning, "Not for
publication," covering the sections
A recent issue began with a cheerful
thank you note from Mrs. Maude to
their many friends for writing.
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wrote. "Emotionally I was not always
able to cope with the situation in a
positive way, especially the abnormal
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She wrote that the fact that two of
their four children live outside Johan-
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