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Page 2-Friday, July 16, 1982-The Michigan Daily
Senate confirms Shultz
as secretary of state

WASHINGTON (AP) - George
Shultz, a softspoken former professor
and corporatin chief who seeks wider
ties with the Arab nations and a
"beneficial" relationship with the
Soviet Union, was confirmed 97-0 by the
Senate late yesterday as secretaryof
state.
President Reagan saluted the Senate
for embracing his nominee "so
decisively," and said that the "swift ac-
tion augers well for continued
cooperation between the Congress and
executive brance and for strong leader-
ship at the State Department."
REAGAN, IN a written statement,
also praised Shultz for his "impressive
performance before the Senate Foreign.
Relatins Committee," and said "His ar-
ticulate and convincing presentation
sent a strong signal to friend and foe
alike - America is blessed with a man of
exceptional character and
qualifications for this vital position."
"I very much look forward tohave
George with us as a member of the
team," Reagan said of Shultz, who
replaces Alexander Haig.
The 97-0 vote was hardly a surprise.
Shultz, 61, who already has served ahit-
ch in government as secretary of labor,
budget director and secretary of the
treasury during the Nixon ad-
ministration effectively locked up is
return to Washington when he won the
unanimous endorsement of the commit-
tee a day earlier.
Sesn. Frank Murkowski, &R-Alaska),
David Pryor, (D-Ark.), and Lowell

Shultz
... unanimously approved
Weicker, (R-Conn.), did not vote on the
final tally.
IN TWO DAYS of questioning before
that panel, Shultz had pledged "wide,
and ever-strengthening ties with the
Arabs" and said he would pursue "as
constructive and beneficial relatinship
as possible" with the Soviet Union.
The Senate vote followed a mild
debate which focused on Shultz' con-
nectin with the Bechtel Group Inc., a
worldwide engineering firm with large
contracts in the Arab world.

Today
The weather
The clouds will begin to move in today, with a chance of thundershowers.
Temperatures will once again be in the upper 80s. Q
Children writefor peace
HUNDREDS OF CHILDREN throughout America are writing Bubbie
and Zadie to tell the elderly Yiddish couple who live near the North
Pole about their dreams for world peace. And their letters are being forwar-
ded to the secretary general of the United Nations in New York by Daniel
Bloom, a children's author who lives in Nome, Alaska. Bloom created the
couple, whose names mean "grandfather" and "grandmother" in Yiddish.
Bloom also started Project Shalom, the Yiddish greeting word meaning
peace, to give children in America a chance to speak out against war and for
peace. "I think the slogan for 1982 should be: let's make peace, not war,"
wrote 10-year-old Toby Srebnik of Sunrise, Fla. "I hope everyone tries to
make peace.ae "
Return of the chicken
D ON JEWETT'S POULTRY farm in Duanesburg, N.Y., is once again an
unofficial area landmark, thanks to his 8-foot chicken. Police suspect
the great chicken heist was the brainchild of fraternity pranksters at Har-
twick College, a small liberal arts college about 80 miles from this rural
Schenectady County town. Campus police said the chicken was discovered
hanging from the roof of the campus science building, 25 feet in the air. The
foxy thieves, who apparently transported the fiberglass bird strapped to the
top of a station wagon, have managed to elude police. Jewett said he's just
glad to have the bird back and after a few repairs will return it to a concrete
roadway post where it has roosted for the last 18 years. r .
Happenings
Films
AAFC- The Seven Year Itch, 7:30 p.m., Some Like It Hot, 9:30 p.m., MLB
4.
AAPL- Pride and Prejudice, 7:30 p.m., Ann Arbor Public Library.
C2- How Tasty Was My Little Frenchman, 7:30 p.m., The Apple War, 9:00
p.m., Aud. A, Angell.
Cinema Guild- Camille, 7:30 p.m., Dark Victory, 9:30 p.m., Lorch.
CFT- Carousel, 4:00 & 9:00 p.m., Michigan Theatre.
Miscellaneous
Ann Arbor Chinese Bible Class- Univ. Reformed Church, 7:30 p.m.
Int'l. Student Fellowship- Mtg., 7:00 p.m., 4100 Nixon Rd.
Folk Dance Club- Folk Dance Instruction, 1-9:30 p.m., Request Dancing,
9:30-midnight, Union.
Astrofest 113- Lec., Jim Loudon, "Space Shuttle: The Latest on Missions
3 & 4," NASA films, David's World and Where Dreams Come True, 7:30
p.m.,. MLB 3.
To submit items for the Happenings Column, send them in care of
Happenings, The Michigan Daily, 420 Maynard St., Ann Arbor, M. 48109.
T he Michiga n D ati

Local drugstores picketed
(continued from Page 1)
attempt to avoid paying union benefits, refusing to deliver goods to the four
;wage increases, and paid holidays locations and the pickets have turned
called for in the union's contract. away about one-third of the customers,
"FEW IF ANY of the new Apex em- said Brown, who hopes this will convin-
ployees were hired above minimum ce Apex to meet union demands.
wage," he said, "and those .few Cun- DEVINE, WHO refused to comment
ningham employees that were rehired on the picket until Apex takes over the
were ones with very low seniority." remaining 25 Cunningham stores, said
The average salary of the Cun- business has not been affected by the
ningham employees was $6.17 an hour. truckers' boycott.
According to Brown, Apex employees Many of those fired had worked at
currently are paid $3.35 an hour. Cunningham's for over ten years. Some
"People with seniority-20 to 25 years said they feel betrayed and will miss
of service-were laid off," he said. their job.
"Our union will not allow employers to "Apex didn't even offer employees
throw these people out. We hope to save the option to keep their jobs, which
jobs for those people we feel weren't wlh e n tkee thio,"
given a fair chance., would've been the decent thing to do,"
ALMOST 400 more union employees said Janet Thorpe, who worked at the
will be fired due to the subsequent store Packard store for nine years.e
closings. pI don't understand, there were no
Brown said the union is appealing to previous employee problems. It was not
labor unions from Detroit to support the the kind of union that told the
picket, in addition to attempting to gain management tke famil'," said.aren
community support. hv"Wweelkafmiy"sdKrn
Individual truckers bee Smith, who worked at the Arborland
store for eight years. "Cunningham's is
97-years-old. It has been unionized for
25 years and just to save a buck they
throw away a respectable place for the
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