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Shultz reprimands Democrats
WASINGTON - Secretary of State
George Shultz charged congressional ' . We cannot have a successful policy
Democrats yesterday with "un-
desirable and reprehensible" med- When (Democratic congressmen) take
dling in foreign policy and quickly trips . . . with the aim of negotiating as
drew a countercharge of "inter-
national McCarthyism." se f-appointed emissaries to the Com-
Shultz later attempted to tone down munist regime.'
his comments and blamed the press
for misinterpreting them. "I did want - Secretary of State George Shultz
to clear up any possible misunder-
standing that may have come as a regime and written "Dear Comman- right to travel to Nicaragua to review
result of my phraseology," he said. dante" letters to President Daniel Or- the situation, but we cannot have a
In a combative address to a
lawyer's group in the morning, he at- tega. successful policy when they take
tacked members of Congress who .Shultz said congressional meddling tripss... with the aim of negotiating
have acted as "self-appointed is growing and should be "censored." as self-appointed emissaries to the
emissaries" to the leftist Nicaraguan "Members of Congress hve every communist regime," he said.
Motorists support seatbel law
From United Press International
DETROIT (UPI) - Two-thirds of Michigan motorists
support the state's mandatory seatbelt law that takes ef-
fect July 1 and more than four-fifths of them will comply
according to a public-opinion study released yesterday.
The study by Nordhaus Research Inc. of Farmington
Hills was commissioned by the Michigan Coalition for
Safety Belt Use, which includes Secretary of State
According to the survey, 67 percent of those questioned
said they favored the law, 71 percent said they would
buckle up all or most of the time once the law goes into ef-
Seventy-three percent said they thought a significant
number of lives could be saved each year if everyone wore
"We are extremely encouraged by the results of the
Michigan survey on the safety-belt use law," said Thomas
Reel, executive secretary of the coalition.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - In-
vocations and benedictions can be
included in this year's commen-
cement ceremonies at two West
Michigan public high schools, a
federal judge ruled late Wed-
American Civil Liberties Union
attorneys last week called on U.S.
District Judge Benjamin Gibson of
Grand Rapids to issue a
preliminary injunction barring the
prayers, which they charged
violate constitutional provisions in
the First Amendment against the
promotion of religion by public in-
In a 16-page opinion, Gibson
refused to ban the prayers from
this year's ceremonies, but
declined school district attorneys'
requests to dismiss the case.
White House seeks
compromise on MX
WASHINGTON - The White
House, seeking to avoid an em-
barrassing defeat in the GOP-led
Senate, held, last-minute
negotiations yesterday with Sen.
Sam Nunn on a deal to limit
deployment of the MX missile in
"We have not nailed down an.
agreement, but we've made sub-
stantial progress," Nunn (D.-Ga.)
said. Debate on Nunn's amen-
dment to limit production and
deployment of the 10-warhead MX
was suspended briefly to allow
time for the talks.
Nunn would not provide details
of the agreement being worked out
with the White House, but said he
was holding firm that there be a
"cap" on deployment of the 10-
warhead MX in the old
Minuteman-3 silos that he con-
siders vulnerable to Soviet attack.
BEIRUT, Lebanon - Palestinian
guerrillas backed by rocket fire
from the hills above Beirut battled
yesterday to keep Shiite Moslem
gunmen from overrunning three
refugee camps where nearly 2116
people have died in five days of
Stray shells crashed onto the
runways at Beirut airport, woun-
ding two workers and forcing Mid-
dle East Airlines officials to
suspend all flights "until further
notice." The airport was last hit
Amid increasing reports of
atrocities in the fighting, hospitals
in the Moslem western half of the
Lebanese capital announced they
would treat only emergency cases
because they were now in a
Police foil terrorist
CAIRO, Egypt - Egyptian
authorities announced yesterday
they had foiled a Libyan-backed
plot to bomb the U.S. Embassy in
Cairo, seizing a suspected terrorist
and a car packed with 185 pounds
The bombing was to have taken
place during peak business hours
Wednesday so as to kill as many
people as possible, acording to a
statement issued by the Interior
The ministry said the plot was
masterminded by a Libyan agent
and carried out by a member of a
Syrian-based terrorist group hired
by the Libyan for $500,000.
Students occupy U.S.
building in Korea
SEOUL, South Korea - More
than 50 college students protesting
American support for President
Chun Doo Hwan stormed into
U.S. Information Agency office
yesterday and threatened to com-
mit mass suicide if police tried to
drive them out.
The students demanded
Washington apologize for the U.S.-.
backed army's suppression of a
bloody insurrection in the southern
city of Kwangou five years ago, of-
Josephson plan for student
regents faees opposition
(ContinuedfromPage1) the University's decision-making. He
In addition to opposition in gover- said students now have to "set up ten-
'83 Models nment, Josephson will have to reverse ts in the Diag or go to the regents
From $4995 a decision by the state attorney chambers to heckle or harrass them
general's office saying that students (the Regents)."
82 Models on the board would have "conflict of "I think you would see a decrease in
- From $4495 interest." Attorney General Frank the amount of protests on campus if
Kelly was unavailable for comment. we had access to the Board of Regen-
'81 Models "STUDENTS AND faculty have a ts," he said.
'86 MAZDA From $3995 specific interest in salary and Currently, Josephson says that the
B-2000 tuition," said Regent Paul Brown (D- only ways to get their concerns on the
TRUCK '80 MODELSid Petoskey). "There arises the danger regents' agenda is through the ad-
OLDER FROM $995 of conflict of interest." ministration, and "probably every
"The regents aren't supposed to single proposition we've appealed to
60 DAY OLD represent a specific interest group," the administration has been altered in
said Regent Thomas Roach (D- some way or another before it even
,, LEFT Detroit). "We represent all of the reached the regents," he said.
N OVER people in Michigan." HE GAVE AS an example the
"In Congress you don't have to have recommedations on action against
Stk.No.1016 None representative of women, one rape on campus. Josephson said
'85 MAZDA from minority groups, one from big University Vice President for Student
GLC business, one from small business - Services Henry Johnson's office had
DELUXE 4D. '84'.s that's not the way it works." removed one counselor and decreased
DR. BUT JOSEPHSON said that in a funds in their request before it was
"EXAMPLE: convention of student leaders ii New given to the Executive Officers.
RABBIT 4DR. L" York, 28 leaders replied that their A common reason the Regents gave
* 5 . schools allowed students to serve on for their opposition was that, as
the governing board. "If it's a conflict Roach said, "If it's not broken, don't
of interest, then 28 other states have fix it."
Ptsrehtpep, conflict of interest," Josephson said. "We've done it this way for 123
Stk.No.1199 ileJosephson also pointed out that years, and it's worked pretty well so
'85 MAZDA 2 19 "' many corporations have represen- far," said Regent Deane Baker .(R'
SMA A$ 9N.1 & tativesof employees on their gover- Ann Arbor).
626 Bsedon48Mo. Leas ning boards. "It's worked well for the ad-
DELUXE 2 DR. "Students pay a lot of money to ministration," Josephson said.
186 CARS come to school but there's no guaran- "I've seen proposals like these
tee of what you get," he said. every year for 20 years, and I suspect
JOSEPHSON complained that that this one will get as far as the
students don't have much input into others did," Roach said.
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