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May 20, 1981 (vol. 91, iss. 11) • Page Image 1

…The Michigan Daily. Vol. XCI, No. 11-S Ann Arbor, Michigan-Wednesday, May 20, 1981 Sixteen Pages ProposalA rejected by state voters From staff andwirereports DETROIT - Michigan voters rejec- ted by almost a 3-1 margin yesterday a tax plan that would have slashed property taxes and increased the sales tax. The plan had been devised by state leaders hoping to head off. more sweeping tax reforms. An unofficial tally by The Associated Press s...…

May 20, 1981 (vol. 91, iss. 11) • Page Image 2

…Page 2-Wednesday, May 20, 1981-The Michigan Daily Highest GNP in three years b affes experts above which unemployment tends to From AP and UPi shrink. It was far above the forecasts of WASHINGTON - The nation's prominent economists who expected economic output baffled the experts high interest rates would stunt growth. yesterday by registering its fastest ex- THE REVISION - at almost 2 per- pansion rate in nearly three years - up centage point...…

May 20, 1981 (vol. 91, iss. 11) • Page Image 3

…The Michigan Daily-Wednesday, May 20, 1981-Page 3 ' Chinese trip 'successful' Shapiro details new exchange agreement By JOHN ADAM The University faculty group, headed University President Harold Shapiro, by the president and his wife, toured after returning from a two-week tour of three major Chinese cities - Beijing mainland China, said at a press con- (Peking), Shanghai, and the inland city ference yesterday the trip was Xian. "positive and...…

May 20, 1981 (vol. 91, iss. 11) • Page Image 4

…Page 4-Wednesday, May 20, 1981-The Michigan Daily IR A bomb kills 5British soldiers 4 From AP and UPI BELFAST, Northern Ireland-IRA guerrillas set off a 1,000-pound land mine beneath an armored troop carrier yesterday, kiliing all five British soldiers aboard in a huge explosion near the home of IRA hunger striker Raymond McCreesh. The blast was the worst single attack against the British army in Northern Ireland since 1979 and the first fat...…

May 20, 1981 (vol. 91, iss. 11) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily-Wednesday, May 20, 1981-Page 5 HABIB MEETS WIT H SYRIAN AND ISR AELI LEADERS Efforts to avert crisis clouded JERUSALEM (AP)-U.S. envoy Philip Habib met yesterday with the leaders of Syria and Israel, but his effort to avert a showdown over Syria's missiles in Lebanon was clouded by signs of Israeli impatience and Syrian charges he was covering for an impending Israeli attack. Syria said it had shot down an unmanned Israeli ...…

May 20, 1981 (vol. 91, iss. 11) • Page Image 6

…Page 6-Wednesday, May 20, 1981-The Michigan Daily 4 Balanced budget sought by Senate WASHINGTON (AP)-Giving a big boost to a goal long held by conservatives, the Senate Judiciary Committee voted 11-5 yesterday to approve a proposed constitutional amendment requiring a balanced federal budget. The only exception would be in time of war or when a three-fifths majority in both houses of Congress vote for deficit spending. "THE PEOPLE of the co...…

May 20, 1981 (vol. 91, iss. 11) • Page Image 7

…The Michigan Daily-Wednesday May 20, 1981-Page 7 Pope improves; investigation continue From APandUPI ROME - Pope John Paul II was listed in "vastly improved" condition yesterday, sipping tea for breakfast, doing light physical exercises and resuming Vatican business for the first time since a terrorist shot and wounded him last week. The encouraging medical reports came as Italian news reports said the pope's assailant, Mehmet Ali Agca, told ...…

May 20, 1981 (vol. 91, iss. 11) • Page Image 8

…pinion Page 8 Wednesday, May 20, 1981 The Michigan Daily Hillsdale: Somewhere in time I You've just arrived at Hillsdale College, and the first sight you see is pickets. Funny - pickets at Hillsdale. Like seeing tropical birds at the North Pole. Maybe a dozen of them, carrying ban- ners and signs protesting the commen- cement visit of Secretary of State Alexander Haig. You've returned to - _~ - - _ - Coming Apart lB Christopher Potter your a...…

May 20, 1981 (vol. 91, iss. 11) • Page Image 9

…Arts The Michigan Daily Wednesday, May 20, 1981 Page 9 X MARKS THE ROT One good thing about L.A. 0 0 . By RJ SMITH Like members of other primitive cultures, X traffics in familiar symbols with fetishistic overtones. Check out this Los Angeles band's stage set-up. Abundant with little pop talismans that merge strikingly with the group's music (buttons, stickers, singer Exene's letter jacket with "Society's Outcasts" stitched on the back), th...…

May 20, 1981 (vol. 91, iss. 11) • Page Image 10

…I House committee approves social program cuts I From AP and UPI WASHINGTON-The House Ways and Means Committee approved $9.1 billion in spending cuts from welfare, unemployment insurance, Social Security, and Medicaid in an effort to bring spending in line with next year's federal budget. The cuts, which include the con- troversial plan to delay next year's cost-of-living adjustments for Social Security recipients, are still $116 million sh...…

May 20, 1981 (vol. 91, iss. 11) • Page Image 11

…The Michigan Daily-Wednesday, May 20, 1981-Page 11 BABY FORMULA CAUSES INT ERNATIONAL CONTROVERSY U.S. alone on 'formula' issue GENEVA, Switzerland (AP)-A dispute over the marketing of baby formula has set the United States virtually alone against the rest of the World Health Organization's members and consumer groups that say misuse of the food in underdeveloped countries is responsible for millions of infant deaths. President Reagan's admin...…

May 20, 1981 (vol. 91, iss. 11) • Page Image 12

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May 20, 1981 (vol. 91, iss. 11) • Page Image 13

…The Michigan Daily-Thursday, May 20, 1981-Page 13 !UITJ : ll! PTHE1!~f1 (Continuedfrom Page 12) OFFSET AND XEROX FAST LOW COST DUPLICATING COPYQUICK, 769-0560 1217 S. University cF0515 Two instant color passport pictures only $5.60 by Van Dyck Dobos Photo, 407 E. William Street. cF04l9 Ann Arbor's Lowest Copy Prices Fast, Fll-Service Copying Accu-Copy, 402 Maynard, 769-833t cFtc MAKE LOVE-NOT WAR! (It's good for our business) Austin Diamond t...…

May 20, 1981 (vol. 91, iss. 11) • Page Image 14

…4 Page 14-Wednesday May 20, 1981-The Michigan Daily SPORTS OF THE DAILY Owners make NEW YORK (AP) - With the players' strike deadline lurking May 29, the baseball owners yesterday made a new proposal in an effort to break the logjam over the only remaining issue: free-agent compensation. Dan Quisenberry, player represen- tative for the Kansas City Royals, called the new offer "semi-different. Essentially, it's the same proposal as before." ...…

May 20, 1981 (vol. 91, iss. 11) • Page Image 15

…Tigers DETROIT (AP)-Richie Hebner's two-run triple keyed a five-run second inning and left-hander Dan Schatzeder pitched a four-hitter as the Tigers rom- ped to a 14-1 victory over the Texas Rangers yesterday night. It was the first complete game of the season for Schatzeder, 2-2, who walked one and struck out one. Buddy Bell's homer in the ninth accounted for Texas' only run. DETROIT TOOK a 1-0 lead in the first after Alan Trammell walked, we...…

May 20, 1981 (vol. 91, iss. 11) • Page Image 16

…Sports Page 16 Wednesday, May 20, 1981 The Michigan Daily 4 .( Traeksters prepare for Big Tens Michigan-hosted event, placed third in "You have to figure they will get a few ss B r c athe X00-meter dash with his time of 10.68 extra points because they are the home seconds. An unaffiliated runner, Elliot Yspired."The Tabron, took first in that sprint with his Spartans are strong in the triple jump time of 10.47. and have a 400-meter relay te...…

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