THE MICHIGAN DAILY
Thursday, March 84, 1,972
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...CONSUMER NEWS........Second ward candidates give stands
1'1lgladly pay you 1ues
good, cheap hamburger i
By RALPH VARTABEDIAN petitor puts soy flour in theirI
The Raw Materials: the un- meat, or that he has the lowest1
wanted, leftover, ground-up re- fat content in the city. There is
mains of the cheapest cuts of beef, a factor of pride involved in their
The Process: sizzled on 160-de- product.
grees of greasy pig iron. State law specifies a hamburger'
The Product: an American cu- must be all beef with no meal used
lnary delight, the basic diet of as filler. Only prime cuts are al-
many time conscientious, weary lowed (muscle tissue excluding the
students. brain, heart, kidney, liver, or oth-,
Hamburgers are big business in er internal organs).
the United States. MacDonald's, However unscrupulous restau-.
one burger chain, is the second rant owners can easily violate'
largest ground beef consumer in these regulations. Claims one 10-I
the world, outranked only by the cal restaurant owner, "I know1
U.S. Government. owners who call Chicago meat
McDonald's claims to have sold packing houses and order any-1
over eight billion hamburgers all withn ey want in their meat
over the country. Over 800 million with no questions asked."
pounds of ground beef has gone Similarly, meat p urv e y o r s
into those burgs, enough to fill (wholesalers) sometimes attempt
Hill Auditorium over seven times. to catch unsuspecting restaurant
Hamburgers are available every- oAners with their pants down.
where, though. No fewer than teniMaple Rd. claims "we have to in-
locations on State Street offer dif- spect about every pattie of meat,
ferent forms of burgers. that comes in. One time a pur-,
From places as patriotic as the veyor packed rotten meat in the
~da ' ior a (continued from Page 6 is has no right to make laws regu- gambling or marijuana possession.
conditions, says Burnham, is a ,ating persona-l behavior," she Wechsler also opposes the insti-
I feeling among citizens that they says. She adds that legalization of tution of a campus police unit.
S this tow n are not getting their "dollar's heroin is a necessity for dealing Morris says that "the main
n thi to.4Tfl worth" from city hall. Burnham! with the crime problem associated problem with police is the treat-
suggests a "user tax" on non-stu- with that drug. ment they give people after they're
tions include the temperature of dents who use University facili-!. Burnham favors the legalization arrested." He also feels that mi-
the meat truck at delivery, the ( ties, such as 50 cents added to the of marijuana and its distribution norities do not get as "good a
storage temperature, shelf life, fat, price of a football ticket to aid isimilar to that of alcohol, though shake" as whites do at the hands
water and protein content, bloom in balancing Ann Arbor's budget. he is opposed to any legalization of police. Morris would support a
(color), grind, and quality rating. The issue of the legalization of of psychogenic drugs such as plan to obtain more black officers
No water, preservatives, fillers, certain drugs tends to be of more LSD. The Republican candidate on the Ann Arbor force, and
flavor boosters, or tenderizers are interest to residents of the sec-I supports maintaining "a supply ofj stronger public control of ther
allowed to be mixed with meat. hn n ward ha t nyone else eroin for addicts distributedorceactitiesh
Similar regulations govern the e city. Burnham would support having
quality of every other item sold dates differ to some degree in Morris, like his two opponents, a precinct of University support-
ranging from lettuce to pickles. their approach to the question. favors the legalization of mari- ed Ann Arbor police on campus if
Wechsler favors the legalization Juana. He views the problem of students were included on a re-
fet, t e etnt tat n- of all drugs. "The government heroin addiction as "part of a view board supervising the force, I
fective oly to the extent that in- __----- -- whole social malaise." Morris feels and if the police were more highly
dividual managers carry them though, that "in the final analy- trained than they are now.
through. Thus, nothing guaran- -ract sis, City Council has very little to ------- ---- -
tees the consumer a good ham- do with the drug problem."
burger at large chains or any- The use and behavior of police
where else. 1 1 b s in the city and the kind of po-,
Ultimately, a good hamburger to nasnalice organization that should ex-
reflects high quality ground beef ist on the University campus arel
regardless of the cut or makeup. issues especially relevant to the
Although ground chuck steak, for (Continued from Page 1) Second Ward.
example, is regarded as a good out there and we'll bust anyone, Wechsler feels that it is ex-
cut, a hamburger containing low with a funny looking or funnyi tremely important to have com-
grade chuck will be inferior to smelling cigaret." munity control over police activi-
one containing high grade utility j University safety chief Davids is ties. Wechsler and HRP oppose
beef. projecting a somewhat different the prosecution of people arrest-
Fat content is often mictakenly idea. After yesterday's Regents' ed for "victimless crimes," like
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one can find both an atmosphere
and burger tailored to their tastes.1
Hamburgers go by many names.
There exist the "big" burgers
known as Big L Burgers, Big Boys,
Big Mac's, and Big Chef's: the
miscellaneous large burgers follow
next with Super Chefs, P.B. Bur-I
gers, Gino Giants, Whoppers,
Blimpy Burgers and Deluxe
Usually at the bottom of a menu
however, in obscure small print
something called a "hamburger"
But where in thistage of super
burgers is the best plain old-
fashioned hamburger? Where can
the amateur unsuspecting con-
sumer get the cheapest deal?
A host of factors affect the
quality of a -typical burger. The
cut of beef, quality rating of the;
meat, age, grind, fat, water and
protein content, and preparation
all determine how a hamburger,
If you ask any hamburger en-
trepreneur about his hamburgers
he will first tell you that his com-
bottom of a box and overlayed i
with fresh, red ground beef."
Most frequently, large hamburg
er chains providing quick servic
fall under consumer attack. Ye
Burger Chef, MacDonald's, an
Burger King, the three larges
chains, each have massive cata
logues of self imposed regulation
At Burger Chef, these regula
1. Crazy Jim's
B Jimpy Burger $.40
2. Brown Jug .50
3. MacDonald's .20
4. Geno's .20
5. Chatter Box .40
6. Betsey Ross Shop .42
7. Burger King .25
8. Burger Chef .23
9. Loy's Place .40
10. Kresge's .55
11. Michigan Union .30
12. P.J.'s .55
* The Taste Grades represent the
"-" represents unavailable or un
considered an important factor in meeting he took a reporter aside -----
the quality of a hamburger. But and handed him a copy of the
fat content for most burgers penalties provided by the new
e ranges from 17-23 per cent. drug law - which takes effect
d At least 17 per cent fat is reed- hFrdy Ti sm ttmn,
t ed to hold together a hamburger he said. T E R
- and more than 25 per cent fat will Here it is:
s. result in a noticeably tough meat Marijuana Sale: 6 p.rm-
- pattie. Up to four years-$2,000
Up to one year-$1,000WR
Up to 90 days-$100
er nBut despite Davids' "tough-guy" Stereo
er pi lii~ gs . attitude toward the first (if it
happens) AnnArbor Hash Festi-
val, it is not entirely clear if the. -- -- ..4;
% Fat Taste* forces of law and order can do!
wgt. oz. price oz. content grade anything to stop what is sure to
be high times on the diag.
3.2 $.12.5 22 A Some legal pseudo-experts are
predicting that any arrests the po- J
3.67 .13.5 2 B rlice did make would probably be G irls
1.6 .12.5 - B thrown out of court on the1,(4 'r
1.0 .20 c grounds of illegal search and'
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2.5 16 - B A police source says, however, C
2.0 21 20 A that a "probable cause" provisionF
in the new drug law gives officersN
2.0 12.5 19-22 D all the legal backing they need to(
1.6 .14 18-23 D bust anyone who is "being '
DuBOIS Versus GARVEY
April 9, 1972-8 p.m.
STUDENT UNION BALLROOM
Michigan Union Building
530 S. STATE STREET
ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN
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parts of the Nile River once were,
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opinion of The Daily's reporter.
Protestant strike ends,
N. Ireland violence up
(continued from Page 1) Craig, a former Unionist Cabin-
ing the British parliament. et minister in the Northern Ire-
There are strong signs that land Parliament, said the Ulster
Faulkner and his moderates are Vanguard planned to go ahead
developing a united front with with a campaign of disruption in
Protestant extremists to deter a the province to demonstrate its
violent backlash against the Brit- opposition to direct rule.
ish takeover. He said Vanguarders would
Faulkner and the right-wing Ul-E stage lightning strikes and ur ged
ster Vanguard-leader, William rent and local tax strikes.
Craig, who organized the two-day More than 20,000 Roman Cath-
general strike, buried the hatchet olics are already waging a rent
with a public handshake before a strike in protest against the in-
cheering crowd of 100,000 Tues- terment of IRA suspects without
reg. to $24
State Street at Liberty
°' 1121 S.1I
CRUSE will advocate the position of W.E.B. DuBois
(founder of NAACP), INNIS will- support the
philosophical position of Marcus Mosiah Garvey
(founder of the United Negro Improvement Asso-
Debate Moderator-JIM INGRAM
Sponsored by: Center for Afro-American & African Studies-CAAS
for further information:
Gil Sherman, Media Director CAAS
1100 S. University, Ann Arbor, Mi.
(with a 6-5 City Council majority)
AS THEY HAVE FOR 41 OF THE LAST 43 YEARS
There is an alternative
The Protestant leaders are re-
portedly prepared to accept di-
rect rule so long as they get iron
clad guarantees that Britain will
not bow to the IRA's objective of
uniting predominantly Protestant
Northern Ireland and the Catho-
lic Irish Republic.
Warnings against Protestant
overreaction came also from an-
other militant leader, the Rev. Ian
Paisley, who urged: "Don't use
your fists, use your heads."
His appeal came against a
steadily resuming backdrop of
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IN JUST TWO YEARS OF CITY COUNCIL (1969-71) . . .
HOUSING-Built the first public housing in Ann Arbor for low income people and the elderly;
Put teeth in the Housing Code; Pushed for state legislation to guarantee tenants union bar-
gaining rights; Fought damage deposit abuses.
TRANSPORTATION-Established the main-line and Dial-A-Ride bus systems; Fought for funds
for bicycle paths.
HUMAN RIGHTS-Passed a strong Human Rights Ordinance; Established an affirmative action
program to hire more women and minority group members; Appointed minority group mem-
bers as heads of the Housing, Human Rights, Model Cities and Personnel Departments; Re-
duced marijuana possession, use and transfer to a misdemeanor long before the state legis-
SOCIAL PROGRAMS-Provided funds and space for Ozone House and Drug Help; Subsidized
day care programs.
VOTING RIGHTS-Won the court suit giving students the right to vote where they go to college.
ENVIRONMENT-Enacted ordinances controlling air pollution, billboards, and soil erosion.
CIVIC ACCOUNTABILITY-Established a Grievance Officer to handle complaints against po-
lice and other city employees.
PARKS AND RECREATION-Passed a $3 million bond issue to build more parks; Promoted a
series of summer rock concerts in city parks.
Republicans fought these programs during first 40 years of control
TO CONTINUE THESE PROGRAMS