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Page 2 - The Michigan Daily - Friday, May 11, 1984
House passes aid
bill for El Salvador

WASHINGTON (AP) - The
Democratic-controlled House gave
President Reagan a significant victory
on military aid to El Salvador yester-
day, voting to grant the assistance un-
der conditions that opponents attacked
as too lenient but supporters defended
as realistic.
By a margin of 212-208, the House
adopted a Republican foreign aid
amendment that would authorize $120
million in emergency security
assistance for El Salvador and other
Central American countries and im-
pose relatively easy conditions on fur-
ther Salvadoran aid.
THE HOUSE then approved, by a 211-
206 vote, the $10.5 -billion worldwide
foreign aid bill, which contains the El
Salvador aid authorization. A similar
bill awaits Senate action, but contains
no Central American provisions
because of a deadlock in the Senate
Foreign Relations Committee.
Adoption of the GOP proposal will
provide guidelines for a House-Senate
conference committee which meets
next week to consider a $61.7 million

emergency appropriation for the
Salvadoran military that was approved
last month by the Republican-
cont-olled Senate.
The measure also authorizes enough
military aid for Central America in the
fiscal year beginning Oct. 1 to meet the
administration's request for $132.5
million for El Salvador. The first half
would be available if the president told
Congress that the Salvadorans were
making progress in human irghts and
other reforms. The rest would require a
second presidential report and be sub-
ject to congressional disapproval
within 30 days.
MOST OF the Democrats on the
House Foreign Affairs committee
backed a proposal that would hold back
two-thirds of the funds unless Congress
found that the Salvadorans had curbed
death squads and begun negotiations
with left-wing guerrillas to end the
country's civil war.
Speaking against the Republican
amernent, Rep. Stephen Solarz (D-
N.Y.), told the House, "Leaving the
See HOUSE, Page 13

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U.S. ordered to end

aggression in
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) -
The World Court yesterday called on
the United States to stop military
aggression aimed at Nicaragua in-
cluding mining its waters. The San-
dinista government hailed the ruling as
a "moral victory."
The U.S. State Department, which
earlier had rejected the court's
jurisdiction in any matter involving
Central America, said it would accept
the ruling but asserted it would
require 'no change in "current U.S.
policy or activities." U.S. sources have
said the mining was discontinued a
month ago.
The 15-member panel ruled
unanimously that the United States
"should immediately cease and refrain
from any action restricting, blocking or
endangering access to or from
Nicaraguan ports, and, in particular,

Nicaragua
the laying of mines."
A second part of the decision, which a
U.S. judge opposed, said that "the right
to sovreignty and to political indepen-
dence possessed by the Republic of
Nicaragua" should be fully respected
and not jeopardized by military or
paramilitary activities.
Thle court, the judicial arm of the
United Nations, has no enforcement
powers.
The court's ruling was an interim
measure sought by Nicaragua while the
court deliberates Nicaragua's com-
plaint that the United States violated in-
ternational law by supporting anti-San-
dinista rebels and supervising the
mining of Nicaraguan harbors.
The court is empowered to tak such
measures before final adjudication in a
case when it judges that the sovereign
rights of a nation are in jeopardy.

Loyalty ..
Valentine, the family dog, guards a Tigerton, Wis. house yesterday where a
fire killed a mother and six children. The father injured his back when he
jumped from a second-story window. He had planned to catch his family as
they were following but they never made it.
Salvadoran election disputed
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) moderate opponent Duarte, a Christian
- Roberto d'Aubuisson's claim of fraud Democrat.
in last Sunday's presidential runoff DUARTE CLAIMED victory on
could be bravado. Or it could be Monday based on his own party's
preparation for a formal challenge ot results that now show him with 746,587
the apparent victory of his moderate votes or 54 percent, against 635,327
opponent, Jose Napoleon Duarte. votes or 46 percent for d'Aubuisson.
On Wednesday, the ultra-rightist First incomplete but official returns
d'Aubuisson alleged there were released by the council yesterday gave
irregularities at many precincts and Duarte 321,870 votes or 60 percent and
said that if those precincts were dAubuisson 216,099 votes or 40 percent.
eliminated, his party's figures gave The council said the returns were
him 52 percent and 48 percent for his from four of the country's 14 provinces.

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HAPPENINGS

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Friday
Folk Dance Club - Teaching Turkish dancing,
8:30-10 p.m., dancing 10 p.m.-midnight, dance studio,
State & William.
School of Metaphysics-Lecture, "Reincarnation:
Have You.Lived Before?"8p.m., 2729 Packard.
Steiner Institute-Lecture, Stephen Usher,
"Behavioral Assumptions in Rudolph Steiner's
Thought," 8 p.m., 1923Geddes.
Chemistry-Hans Shafer, "Electrochemical C-C
Bond Formation and Functionalism," 4 p.m., 1300
Chem.
Cinema II-Tootsie, 7:30 & 9:40 p.m., Nat. Sci.
Alt Act-Spellbound7:30 p.m.; Suspicion, 9:30 p.m.,
MLB 4.
CFT-Allegro Non Troppo, 7:35 & 10:30; Bruno
Bozzetto's Fantasies, 9 p.m., Michigan.
AAFC-A Cloclwork Orange, 7 & 9:30 p.m., MLB 3.
Cinema Guild - Casablanca, 7:30 & 9:30 p.m., Lor-
ch.
Korean Christian Fellowship-Bible study

meeting, 9 p.m., Campus Chapel.
Chinese Bible Class-7:30 p.m., University Refor-
med Church.
Tae Kwon Do Club - Practice, 5 p.m. CCRB
Chinese Students Christian Fellowship-meeting, 8
p.m., Trotter House.
Duplicate Bridge Club - Open game, 7:15 p.m.,
League.
Common Ground Theatre - Junkie. Portraits of
Women & Transition, 8p.m., Trueblood Theatre.
Cont. Medical Ed. - "Phebotomy Team" course,
call 763-1400.
WCBN-"International Spotlight," 6p.m., 88.3 FM.
Ark - Bluegrass Concert, 8 p.m., 1421 Hill.
Muslim Student Assoc. - meeting, 9 p.m., 407 N.
Ingalls.
Museum of Art - Art Break, Prue Rosenthal, 12:10
p.m.
TM Center-Intro to TM, 4316 Union, noon.
Saturday
Alt Act-A Shot in the Dark, 7:30 p.m.; The Return
of The Pink Panther, 9:30 p.m., MLB 3.

AAFC-Educating Rita, 7:30 & 9:30 p.m., MLB 4.
Cinema Guild - Pauline at the Beach, 7:30 & 9:30
p.m., Lorch.
Cinema II-Cartoons, 7:30 & 9:30 p.m., Nat. Sci.
Artists & Craftsmen's Guild - Raku Workshop, 10
a.m., call 763-4430.
Ecology Center - tree Seedling Give-away to
anyone bringing recyclables, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.,
2050 South Industrial. -
Ann Arbor Go Club - meeting, 2-7 p.m., 1433
Mason.
Tae Kwon Do Club-Practice, 9 a.m., CCRB.
Common Ground Theatre - Junkie! Portraits of
Women & Transition, 8 p.m., Trueblood Theatre.
Cont. Medical Ed.-"Chief Medical Residents"
course, call 763-1400.
Men's Outdoor Track - meet vs. Chicago Track
Club, call 764-0247.
Ark - Mime show, O.J. Anderson, 8 p.m., 1421 Hill.
Muslim Student Assoc.-meeting, 7:30 p.m., 407 N.
Ingalls.
Steiner Inst. - Puppet show, "Sleeping Beauty,"
7:15 p.m.

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