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Students neglect museum
Compiled from Associated Press and
United Press International reports
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Rodgers, still stands in the main
It was followed by a 200-work exhibit
bequested by a Coldwater man named
Lewis. The museum building was erec-
ted in 1907 following a European
tradition of integrating art with
"Beauty and truth often go hand in
hand" says Maurer. "We are
celebrating education and delight. The
works we have are representations of
ways that men and women have
responded to their world in a visual
means. They have upheld a commit-
ment of excellence. These pieces have
universal merit; they have withstood
the duration of time," he says.
The museum's collection includes
prints, paintings, ceramics, and sculp-
tures from China, Japan, and India,
European works from the Renaissance
to the present, and a 5,00-piece collec-
tion of etchings, lithographs,
engravings, and woodcuts.
The museum's works are kept in
storage and rotated through the per-
manent galleries on the main floor.
"With 14 special exhibits appearing
throughout the year," Maurer says,
"there is always something new to
Defense testimony to begin
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shot, "they gave each other five and
kind of smiled," Gordon said.
Gordon said Pearson's reaction to
Faber's death was that "if she
dies ... there wouldn't be no wit-
GORDON ALSO said she never saw
Pearson with any sign of having been
beaten, which the defense attorney said
was one of the reasons Pearson shot
Later on Wednesday, Delhey called
on Frazier to testify.
Frazier said he had never seen Pear-
son with any bruises, and had never
seen her do hard drugs.
Hart and Pearson allegedly were
going to rob someone to get money for
more qualludes and "dillies," or mor-
The final witness for the prosecution
was Jon Stanton of the Michigan State
Police, a firearms expert.
Stanton testified that the bullet which
killed Faber had been fired from a gun
owned by Frazier's uncle. Frazier said
he sold the gun to his uncle after Hart
returned it to him after the shooting.
Stanton also testified that the gun had
been less than six inches from Faber
when it was fired.
Plant explosion kills 9
PRESTON, England - Puzzled in-
vestigators searched for the cause
yesterday of an explosion at an un-
derground water plant that left at
least nine people dead and 35 others
injured, officials said.
The dead, who were both burned
and drowned, included a child, five
villagers from nearby St. Michael's
of Wyre and three water authority
Fifteen of the 35 injured were sent
to the hospital in serious condition.
MX funding debate
WASHINGTON - The House set
aside the $285 billion Pentagon
budget yesterday and left open the
possibility that work on the measure
- and an anticipated attempt to kill
the MX missile - would be put off to
Opponents of the measure are ex-
pected to seek another vote on the 10-
warhead MX missile, since an effort
to eliminate funding for the nuclear
weapon failed by only six votes last
Iranian planes attack
Iranian warplanes attacked and crip-
pled a Liberian-registered tanker
yesterday off the Saudi Arabian
coast hours after Iraqi jets
"precisely and effectively" hit two
ships close to Iran's main oil port,
The attacks by Iran and Iraq in the
Persian Gulf heightened concern
among Western industrialized
nations, which get 20 percent of their
oil from the area.
Israelis indicted in
terrorist attacks on
JERUSALEM - Two Israeli army
officers were indicted yesterday on
charges of helping a Jewishaun-
derground plan terrorist attacks
against Palestinians on the Israeli-
occupied West Bank.
A total of 27 Israelis, most of them
settlers from the occupied Golan
Heights and West Bank, have been
indicted by the state attorney's of-
fice in the past two days.
They are charged with
premeditated murder, attempted
murder, belonging to a terrorist
organization, stealing weapons from
the army and conspiracy.
Jackson heads for Mexico
Jesse Jackson said yesterday his
unorthodox campaign for the
Democratic presidential nomination
is headed to- Mexico, while front-
runners Walter Mondale and Gary
Hart concentrated on the final five
primaries June 5.
Jackson's trip is a scaled-down
version of what he had previously
announced as a trip to Nicaragua.
He will fly to Mexico Monday from
Atlanta execution halted
ATLANTA - A federal appeals
court refused to lift a stay for
William Moore, sentenced to die
Wednesday for killing a man in a
During a 90-minute hearing
yesterday afternoon, an attorney for
Moore, Jack Boger, told a three-
judge appellate court panel, that
Moore should be given more time to
press his claims that he was denied
effective counsel at a sentencing
hearing and that Georgia's death
penalty has discriminated against
European troop reduction
VIENNA, Austria - The Warsaw
Pact on Thursday rejected NATO's
latest effort to break a stalemate in
European troop reduction talks.
President Reagan had urged the
Soviets in a written statement
yesterday in Washington to
"respond constructively" to the
latest U.S.-originated proposal.
LANSING - Gov. James Blan-
chard said yesterday he is concer-
ned about the fate of the Michigan
Youth Corps and charged that the
Republican Senate is seeking to kill
or "wound" the program.
A tough-talking governor denoun-
ced as "hypocritical" the Senate's
vote to suspend general assistance
benefits for six months while
authorizing increases in payments
to medical providers under the
Medicaid program and delaying ac-
tion on the Youth Corps.
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