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Page 4 - The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, July 10, 1985
Reagan tries to break deadlock
WASHINGTON (UPI) - President a freeze on Social Security cost-of- do and the job to do is to make this
Reagan, pushing for an end to the living increase and the Democratic country solvent again and to get the
budget deadlock, said yesterday he House's plan to freeze military spen- deficit eliminated."
would accept $6 billion less in defense ding for one year. Dole (R-Kan.) told reporters,
spending next year and will consider The president, who met for one hour however, "If the Democrats drab
taxing Social Security benefits for the with GOP Senate leaders and their feet, it (the budget) will be a big
rich. discussed the budget with out-of-town issue in 1986."
At the same time, Reagan declared newspaper editors, planned a late af-
again he will allow no new taxes in ternoon meeting with the five top "The deficit threat remains large
fashioning a government spending congressional leaders - House and dangerous," Reagan was quoted
plan for the 1986 fiscal year beginning Speaker Thomas O'Neill, top House as telling the GOP leaders in the mor-
Oct.1 Democrat Jim Wright, Senate ning meeting, cautioning that, "We
THE PRESIDENT told Senate Democratic leader Robert Byrd, have now run out of time to take ac-
Republican leaders the nation has Senate GOP chief Robert Dole and tion. Therefore, this week, we must
"run out of time" for degating the House Republican leader Robert get down to serious business and come
issue and he pressed on several fronts Michel. up with a budget agreement that does
to break a legislative stalemate that the job."
has the budget mired -in a REAGAN SAID HE would tell the Dole added that the budget impasse
congressional conference committee. Democratic leaders "this is a time to "is jamming up everything" on
The key conflict is between the forget the 1986 election and partisan Capitol Hill and threatens to push tax
GOP-controlled Senate's imposition of differences - that we've got a job to reform action into next year.

IN BRIEF
From United Press international

Stockman
... resigns from post
Pell awards
(Continuedfrom Pageel)
offices must begin notifying student
of their awards in March, Grotria
said the University's financial ai
office used last year's pay schedule-
which does not include the cap it
crease or the extra funds - when the
notified students of their grants las
spring.
"We're obviously delighted with th
news" Grotrian said yesterday afte
receiving the Department o
Education's pay schedule, which in
cludes the increases.
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because we have to renotif
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Stockman quits OMB post
(Continued from Page 1)
member of the Reagan team with implement.
Cabinet rank in 1981 and has served Stockman will join Salomon on Nov.
longer than any director of the Office 1 as a managing director involved in
of Management and Budget since corporate and governmental finance.
World War II.
Under Stockman, OMB became a
more powerful shaper of policy - not
only as the origination point for whatL
came to be known as Reaganomicsa sL IC
Sbut also as an overseer of Reagan's
attack on government regulation and
Iexcess paperwork. NOTEI3S
However, Stockman found himself
in hot water with the White House
almost as often as with his critics due-Two rapes reported
to some early indiscretions and can-Tw r
dor in his assessments of the economy A 26-year-old woman reported that
and the policies he helped shape and she was raped by an acquaintance in
her apartment in the 900 block of Wall
Street at 11:30 p.m. July 4. Police are
ed questioning a suspect, Sgt. Jan
are increas Suomala said.
A second rape was reported in the
1200 block of East Universitydat 4:35
s said, "butit'sobviously worthit." a.m. on July 7. Police are in-
n Grotrian said the increases will vestigating the incident in which a
d "enable needy students to work a lit- suspect, unknown to the 22-year-old
- tle less, and take out a little less in victim, entered the apartment by
n- loans." prying open a window screen. The vic-
y Students will receive their adjusted tim was alone because her roommate
st grants ina few weeks, Grotrian said. was out of town. She went into her
THE HOUSE and Senate bills must roommate's room to investigate a
e still go through a conference commit- noise and the suspect grabbed her
r tee made up of both houses before it is from behind, police said. He stuffed a
if voted on as part of the total sup- cloth in her mouth, tied her hands
- plemental appropriations package behind her back, and raped her,
sometime before Congress takes its Suomala said.
s, Labor Day recess. Other bills, such as
y increasing aid to Nicaraguan rebels, Wendy's robbed
e will also be included in the final Wendy's restaurant at 3100 Boar-
package. dwalk was robbed by an armed
Congressional aides from the Sena- suspect at 5:30 a.m. on July 6. The
te Appropriations Committee and the suspect pulled a gun on the employees
House Subcommittee on Post- opening the restaurant and escaped
Secondary Education said yesterday with an unknown amount of money,
that they expect the Pell Grant in- police said.
crease to pass.a
President Reagan last January said Larcenies reported
that he favored reducing the size of
the cap to $2,000. The House aide said An employee at the Natural Science
the President has "made noises" Building reported her purse stolen
about vetoing the bill, but it would from her desk drawer sometime bet-
also mean vetoing aid to the Contras. ween 9:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Monday.
The supplemental tunds take on ad- The purse contents were valued at
ded significance when taken in con- $50, said director of Public Safety Leo
text of a likely freeze in educational Heatley.
spending next year, Butts said. A Sony Micro Cassette Recorder,
Without the added funds, especially University property, was stolen from
the $460 million to help pay last year's a storage room in the Legal Research
grants, the costs would haveto be Building sometime last weekend,
taken out of next year's budget. Heatley said. The equipment was
"What was a freeze suddenly worth $230.
becomes a cut," Butts said. - Laura Bischoff

Sino-Soviet talks
MOSCOW - Chinese Vice
Premier Yao Yilin arrived in
Moscow yesterday for talks aimed
at quadrupling the level of trade
between the communist giants and
said he hoped the visit would help
normalize strained Sino-Soviet
relations.
Yao said his discussions with
Soviet leaders would focus on the
development of trade and other
economic ties as well as "other
questions of mutual interest," an
apparent reference to long-
standing disputes that have chilled
relations between the two nations.
The highlight of the visit will be
the signing of a five-year trade
pact, which Westernddiplomats in
Peking said is designed to
quadruple Sino-Soviet trade to $6
billion a year by 1990. The amount
of Sino-Soviet trade this year is ex-
pected to reach $1.6 billion, com-
pared with $1.2 billion in 1984.
U.S.S.R. says U.S.
sponsors terrorism
MOSCOW - The Soviet Union
yesterday denied President
Reagan's charges that it has a
close relationship with terrorist
states and attacked Washington
for sponsoring "state terrorism
worldwide."
Reagan charged Monday that
Iran, Libya, North Korea, Cuba
and Nicaragua represent "a new
international version of Murder
Inc." He also said the Soviet
Union's "close relationship with
almost all of the terrorist states"
must be recognized.
Responding to Reagan's speech
to the American Bar Association,
the Communist Party newspaper
Pravda accused the United States
of sponsoring terrorism in Central
America, Southeast Asia, Africa
and the Middle East.
Iraqi planes fire
on Turkish tanker
Iraqi warplanes fired a missile

Tuesday into a Turkish super-
tanker, setting it afire in the Per-
sian Gulf. Lloyd's of London said it
was the largest ship yet hit in the
nearly 5-year-old war with Iran.
The official Iraqi News Agency
said Iraqi warplanes, attacking at
dawn, hit a "large naval target"
near Kharg Island, Iran's main oil
exporting terminal in the gulf. In
the past, Iraq has used that phrase
to refer to oil tankers but it gave no
other details on yesterday's hit.
Brushfires still burn
Walls of fire continued their
march across the tinder-dry West
yesterday.
California was the worst hit by
blazes sparked by lightning bolts
and arsonists while an army of
firefighters were flown in from all
over the country.
State officials said the unruly
fires, which have killed three, are
the worst since 1980. Flames have
forced thousands of people from
their homes and blackened about
230,000 acres in the state since
June 30.
Shultz visits refugees
BANGKOK, Thailand -
Secretary of State George Shultz
trekked to a refugee camp on the
volatile Thai-Cambodian border
yesterday and pledged U.S. sup-
port to 55,000 Cambodian refugees
who chanted, "U.S.A. Number
One."
Shultz, the highest-ranking U.S.
official to visit the embattled bor-
der, shook hands and patted babies
as he waded through the throng of
cheering refuges at the camp
known as Site7.
"Please help us turn Vietnamese
killing fields into Cambodian far-
ming fields. We want to go home,"
said one placard carried by the
refugees. "God Bless America,"
said another.
The 55,000 refugees were among
250,000 people who fled to Thailand
when Vietnamese troops oc-
cupying Cambodia overran all the
major Cambodian rebel bases on
the border during a dry-season of-
fensive last winter and spring.

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