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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Friday, April 12, 1968

Pa geSix THE MICHIGAN DAiLY Friday, April 12, 1968

THIS WEEK
Thursday and Friday, April 11, 12
NTO HAVE AND
TO HAVE 'NOT
Directed by Howard Hawkes, 1944
Based on the novel by Ernest Hemingway

HIGH SPEED ENFORCEMENT
Meet Douglas Harvey, Washtenaw's Protector

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tection received in Washtenaw
County is . . . fully proportionatej
to the considerably greater price."
Records show the additional'
money for the Sheriff's depart-
ment has gone for Pontiac police
cars instead of the smaller Ply-
mouths. It has gone for twenty,
new dispatch employes and addi-
tional building facilities. It has;
gone for overtime pay for deputies
working more than 37%/a hours a
week. It has gone for health in-
surance and family compensation,!
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rivaling those offered University That provoked

the board

in Patrol said there were at least two,

professors.
Though county police car ac-
cidents have "substantially" de-
clined this year, according to
county auditor J. Martin Rempp
who handles all county insurance,{
the record of Harvey's first severalI
years in office nearly caused re-
vocation of all police accident in-
surance.
Harvey's first two years saw in-
surance premiums nearly double
and caused County Manager Ted
Strunck to warn the county board
"of our rotteh accident history."
Strunck also told the board all
insurance may be soon revoked.
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HUMPHREY
BOGA RT

LAUREN
BACALL

Their first film together, the beginning
of the Bogart-Bacall legend.
Saturday and Sunday,,April 13, 14
THE LAI3LONAIRE
Directed by Rene Clair, 1935
"A delightful satire on a ,mythical
kingdom of human folly."

VINS
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DETROIT-PARIS
Jet $306
July 31-Aug. 29

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Call 662-8871

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Architecture
Auditorium

Phone 761-4146
or NO 3-3969

August, 1966, to request a special and perhaps three, such schools
high speed driving course be in the country before Harvey's.
taught to patrolmen. Jones, head of the highway pa-
Harvey answered the board by trol's training division in Raleigh,
saying, "I'm afraid the gentlemen questioned whether a quarter mile
on the board are trying to catch roadway was sufficient length for
a gust of wind in a bag. a high-speed pursuit-school.
"What they're asking to be "We use an 8000-foot strip so
taught, can't be taught.' our men can be experienced in
One month later Harvey an- 100 and 120 mph driving. You
nounced the opening of "the first would be very limited in a quarter
high speed police pursuit school." mile track."
The school is held on a quarter After several months of the
mile roadway in Ann Arbor's Re- school, Saline Supervisor Albert
search Park. Bredernitz called it "a bunch of
Major Edward W. Jones of the humbug."
North Carolina State Highway "They just like to go racing
around," Bredernitz told a meeting
of the supervisors.
"The neighbors reported them
to the state police,"' he said.
ernativeB redernitz demanded an end to
the school.
But Harvey responded, "Breder-
nitz is so far off the track I won-
der if he's actually on the same
board of supervisors I deal with.
His facts are wrong, his assump-
tions are incorrect and his charges
are ridiculous." And the school
goes on.
A report against conscrip- Harvey uses the jail for pur-
tion, prepared for the poses other than housing crim-
Peace Educ4tion Division, inals.
American Friends Service Ray Gilbert, a turnkey who sup-
Committee. ported the Washtenaw County
$3.50; paper $1.25 Deputies Association with which
Harvey has had many problems,
at bookstores everywhere was on the job when Harvey called
KILL & WANG a trustee and two turnkeys into
141 Fifth Avenue his office.
New York, N.Y. 10010 Harvey reportedly; strapped a
gun on the leg of thie trustee and
sent, him back into the jail, ac-
cording to deputy sheriff Fred J.
Postill.
Later, Harvey reproached Gil-
bert, claiming he had neglected
his duty by allowing a trustee into
< Ithe jail with, a gun. Gilbert was
subsequently fired.
Harvey has had many problems
s with the deputies association. He
fired its top officers "for disrupt-
ing the department" and then was,
ordered by a State Labor Media-
tion Board to rehire them and pay
them back wages.
Harvey, originally ordered the
deputy association formed in
August, 1966, but when it got out
of hand, four officers were fired.
'So long as the association co-
operated with his goals, all went
well," examiner James R. McCor-
mick explbined during SLMB
hearings,
'He was stunned and infuriated

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Hear! .Hear! /Hear! iHear .a
THE
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
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William D, Revelli, Conzductor
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IN CONCERT
CARNEGIE HALL OF NEW YORK CITY
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Thursday, May 2 at 8:30 P.M.
Tickets available at 3511 Administration Buildinga
(Telephone: 764-9238) a
or beginning at Carnegie Hall Box Office on April 29
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Sheriff Douglas J. Harvey stands in the door of the "incorrigible
cell" in Washtenaw County Jail. The cell was recently closed by
the director of the State Department of Corrections because it
did not meet sanitary and structural standards.

when the leadership of his 'com-
pany union' sought to act Inde-
pendently of him,' McCormick
concl'uded.
Pjostill said Harvey discouraged
membership in the union by "put-
ting guys on punishment type de-
tails, stopping them from working
outside jobs, and taking away their
overtime pay."

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In August, the Ann Arbor News
printed a story saying the asso-
ciation might take legal action
against the County Board of Su-
pervisors in a wage dispute. Har-
vey called in the membership of
the association-and demanded the
story be retracted, calling the de-
puties "liars" and "backstabbers,"
SLMB records state.
The four deputies were fired
two days later, after refusing to
retract the story,
Harvey has announced recently
he will seek re-election, but ap-
parently" not on the Democratic
ticket, as he did in 1964. He told
the Washtenaw County Demo-
cratic Committee late in February,
"I'm fed up with you guys and
your politics."
"The people of Washtenaw
County elected me," Harvey ex-
plained, "and not some little
bunch of Democrats."

The final Alain Resnais 'film

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8:00 P.M.

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