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Page 2 - The Michigan Daily - Thursday, May 12, 1983
Prof to settle

I

Hughes
By GEORGEA KOVANIS
The drama surrounding the estate of
the late billionaire Howard Hughes sur-
faced again Tuesday at an informal
hearing before University Law Prof.
Wade McCree.
The conflict is between two states,
California and Texas, which are bat-
tling over the rights to collect taxes on
Hughes' $1.1 billion estate.
BOTH SIDES claim Hughes' legal
residence was in their own state. The
state declared to be Hughes' legal
residence will collect all of the tax
money.
McCree, a former U.S. solicitor
general and federal judge, was appoin-
ted by the U.S. Supreme Court as a
special magistrate to hear the case.
California's attorneys argue that
their state should get the tax money
because Hughes, who died in 1976, spent
40 years of his life there and owned a
movie studio in California.

tax case
HUGHES WAS born in Texas and was
registered to vote there, which Texas
officials argue make the state his legal
place of residence. He also filed his tax
returns as a non-resident when he lived
in California.
Preparing the case has not been easy,
said Marla Miller, one of the Califor-
nia's attorneys. She and other workers
have spent more than a thousand hours
going through hundreds of personal
possessions and papers stored in Las
Vegas and Los Angeles.
Everything was saved, Miller said,
including Hughes' baby cup and actress
Jane Russell's skimpy costume from
the movie, The Outlaw. "Nothing was
thrown out, all the way back from his
early life," Miller said.
McCree called for a more formal pre-
trial hearing in September. The trial is
expected to take place in Denver next
March.

College Board report
suggests curriculum

From AP and UPI
WASHINGTON - College freshmen
ought to be able to write a sentence, do
algebra and geometry, use a foreign
language and understand the
revolutionary role of computers in
modern times, the College Board said
yesterday.
The board, sponsor of the nation's
major college entrance examination,
released a report titled, "Academic
Preparation for College: What Students
Need to Know and Be Able To Do."
THE COLLEGE Hoard is an
association of 2,500 schools, colleges,
and other groups that sponsors the most
widely used college entrance exam, the
Scholastic Aptitude Test.
The report, part of a 10-year project

begun by the College Board in 1980 to
strengthen high school education, laid
special emphasis on the escalating im-
portance of the computer for both lear-
ning and working.
The report also underlined the impor-
tance of the arts, saying visual arts,
theater, music and dance can
"challenge and extend the human ex-
perience. "
The study was released just two
weeks after a scathing report card on
American schools issued by the
National Commission on Excellence in
Education.
University admissions director Cliff
Sjogren said he had not yet seen the
report and declined comment on its fin-
dings.

TODAY
HAPPENINGS
THURSDAY
Highlight
The Michigan Union's Mid Day noon Concert series features harpist
Clair Ross performing works by Salzedo, Granjany, and Roger Marsh. Bring
your lunch to the Pendleton room and bask in the spring time music.
Films
Classic Film Theater-Goodbye Columbus, 7:30 p.m., The Heartbreak
Kid, 9:20 p.m., Michigan Theater.
Cinema Guild-The Virgin and the Gypsy, 7:30 and 9:30 p.m., Lorch.
Speakers
Department of Statistics-Joe Eaton. "Some Remarks On The Predic-
tion Problem,"3:00 p.m., 1439 Mason.
Department of Chemistry-George Kabalka, "New Methods for Isotopic
Labelling of Organic Compounds," 4 p.m., 1300 Chem. Bldg.
Vision-ARVO summary and discussion, 12:15 p.m., 2055 MHRI.
Museum of Art-Art Break, Jennifer Bayles, "Forest, Prairie, and
Plains." Native American Art," 12:10 p.m., W. Gallery.
Meetings
Campus Alcoholics Anonymous-noon, Counseling Services office, 3100
Michigan Union.
Ann Arbor Bicycle League-7:30 p.m., Fire Station Conference Room, Fif-
th Ave.
Campus Crusade for Christ-7 p.m., 2003 Angell.
Medical Center Bible Study-12:30 p.m., Room F2230 Mott Children's
Hospital.
Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship-7 p.m., Michigan Union.
Ann Arbor Libertarian League-7 p.m., Dominick's basement.
LaGroc-7:30 p.m., Welcker Room, Union.
Racquetball-8 p.m., Courts 10 and 11, CCRB
Aikido-5 p.m., Wrestling Room, Athletic Bldg.
Sailing Club-7:45 p.m., 311 W. Engin.
Miscellaneous
Ann Arbor YWCA-Workshops, "Beyond Tomatoes and Beans," and
"Cacti and Succulents," 350 S. Fifth Ave.
Michigan League-American Heritage Night, New York, 5 p.m., League
Cafeteria.
Scottish Country Dancers-Beginning class, 7 p.m., intermediate class, 8
p.m., Forest Hills Community Center, 2351 Shadowood St.
FRIDAY
Highlight
Jim Loudon, staff astronomer at the University's Exhibit Museum, will
speak on visitors from Mars and new discoveries about meteorites. The
program also features a rare Soviet film on the 1908 Siberian meteor impact,
"The Search for the Tunguska Meteorite." The fun starts at 7:30 p.m., in
Aud. 3, MLB.
Films
Classic Film Theater-Everything You Always Wanted To Know About
Sex, 7:25 p.m. and 10:45 p.m., Annie Hall, 9 p.m., Michigan Theatre.
Cinema Guild-Shampoo, 7:30 and 9:30 p.m., Lorch.
Performances
The Ark-Dan Crary, 9p.m., 1421 Hill.
Speakers
Museum of Art-Art Break, Barbara Hamel, "Moving of the Baroque,"
12:10 p.m., Museum of Art.
Meetings
Duplicate Bridge Club-Open game, 7:15 p.m., Michigan League.
Korean Christian Fellowship-9 p.m., Campus Chapel.
International Student Fellowship-7 p.m., 4100 Nixon Road.
Aikido-5 p.m., Wrestling Room, Athletic Bldg.
Ann Arbor Chinese Bible Class-7:30 p.m., University Reformed Church.
Miscellaneous
Ann Arbor Police Department-Crime Prevention Days at Arborland
Shopping Center, 5 p.m., U.S. 23 and Washtenaw Ave.

4

The Michigan Daily
Vol. XCIII, No. 4-S
Thursday, May 12, 1983

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