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The Michigan Daily

Vol. XCII, No. 61-S Ann Arbor, Michigan-Friday, August 13, 1982

Ten Cents

Sixteen Poges

State defers.
WPM $8 million

U pay ment
By BILL SPINDLE and "part of that solution may be an
State budget officials notified executive order," Preston said. An
University administrators Wednesday executive order will probably be
that more than $8 million in state aid necessary later in the month due to the
due to arrive August 15 will be withheld state's finanacial problems, he added
until the state is able to work out a plan THE UNIVERSITY could be involved
to balance its budget. , in a budget-cutting executive order
Administrators, however, said that from the state later in the month, said
the delayed appropriation which University Vice President for State
totalled $40 million across the state, is a Relations Richard Kennedy, though he
sign that future budget cuts for higher said he did not know how much a future
education may be on the horizon. cut would involve.
THE STATE Office of Management The $8.6 million payment delayed
and Budget confirmed that the Wednesday was the only aid the
payment deferral may be a prelude to University was expecting from the
further higher education budget cuts. state in this year's fourth quarter.
The payments are being withheld "so Earlier this summer, $22 million in
that the money will be available" if an fourth quarter payments were deferred
executive order budget cut is until October, the beginning of the
necessary, according to budget office state's fiscal year.
spokesman Glen Preston. State budget officials announced
The aid payment schedule for higher earlier this month that despite an in-
education is being delayed pending
solution of the state's fiscal problems, See STATE, Page5
Kelly sentencing today;
group contests verdict


AP Photo
Rain dance
A resident of Boston, Mass. celebrates this week's downpour with an im-
promptu rain dance.
Fonda remembered
Actor Henry Fonda, who died yesterday morning, is profiled on
Arts Page 9. A list of his films and a preview of two of Fonda's
movies showing on campus tonight are featured on Page 8.
Senate approves $217
n Ilon in student aid

A group of local activists yesterday
said that convicted killer Leo Kelly's
defense attorney will motion for a new
trial during sentencing scheduled for
this morning and vowed to wage a
vigorous campaign protesting what
they call a "racistguilty verdict" in the
University biology graduate student
Joe Graves, an organizer for the
"Committee to Defend Leo Kelly,"
estimated that more than 50 committee
members will jam the Washtenaw
County courtroom to watch as defense
attorney William Waterman motions
for a new trial.
KELLY, A 23-year-old former Un-
versity student, was convicted June 21
of fatally shooting fellow students
Douglas McGreaham, 21, of Caspian,
and Edward Siwik, 19, of Detroit, in the
Bursley Hall dormitory where they all
"This is not an appeal, but actually a
call for a new trial," Graves said. "Mr.
*Waterman, along with two other
lawyers who have volunteered to help,
are going to file the motion for a new
trial," he added.
According to Graves, Waterman will
base the motion on a claim of
discrimination, citing a polygraph test

In a show of continued support for
federal financial aid programs, the
Senate voted Wednesday night to ap-
prove an additional $217 million in aid
for students this fall.
Of the funds provided for in the sup-
plemental appropriations bill, $140 will
go to the Basic Educational Oppor-
tunity (Pell) Grant (BEOG) Program
and the rest will be added to the Sup-
plemental Educational Opportunity
Grant (SEOG) Program.
TWO WEEKS ago, the House of
Representatives passed a similar bill.

The House bill, however, only called for
an additional $29 million to the BEOG
The additional SEOG funds were the
result of an amendment sponsored by
Sen. Christopher Dodd (D-Conn.).
Before it becomes law, the bill must
go through a Senate and House con-
ference where the funds provided for in
Dodd's amendment will either be ap-
proved or a compromise will be worked
out. It is also subject to presidential
"It's simply more money," explained
See SENATE, Page 11

... seeks new trial
Kelly was forced to submit to, publicity
and comparisons with the Hinckley in-
sanity defense, and the fact that Kelly
was tried by an all-white jury. Kelly's
defense rested on a claim of insanity.
FOLLOWING the sentencing, mem-
bers of the Kelly familyWaterman, and
committee members will hold a press
conference to outline their next move,
See KELLY'S, Page5

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