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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Tuesday, October 29, 1974

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';4Spotlight excludes Ferency

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(Continued from Page 1)
"Crime should decrease
drastically if drug abuse is
treated through maintenance'
and re-habilitation centers," he
asserts.
FERENCY, who founded the
statewide HRP in 1970, main-
tains that voter feedback has
been positive.
"I find that much of my re-
sponse is extremely encourag-
ing," he said during an inter-
view last month. "People in the
suburbs are surprised to hear
me discussing the race issue,
but at least they listen. They
don't always agree with me, but
they do agree it's a serious prob-
lem."
Ferency, a longtime figure on
the state's political scene, split
with the Democrats shortly
after the November, 1970 elec-
tion because of a "deep con-
viction that something was rad-
ically wrong with the two ma-
jor parties."

mently. "I was the only one in
the whole hierarchy who oppos-
ed Johnson.dEventually myself
and other dissident Democrats
formed a reform movement
which Levin never joined."
Four times a candidate but
never an office-holder Ferency

ownership and control of basic
economic enterprise.
'ANYONE WHOSE political
>hilnso'hies were formed dur-
ing the '30s and '40s, as mine
were, became an activist," he
exalains. "Originally the Demo-

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ASSEMBL.Y HALL IN THE UNION IN 1967, Ferency was forced
11v to resign from his post at chair-
man of the statewide Demo-
AP Photo cratic party after incurring dis-
favor for opposing President
*~ pLyndon Johnson and adopting
MADEWELL Ia, S E a hardline anti-war stance.
"They (the state Demo-
Two rare white Bengal tigers at the Cincinnati Zoo appear to be investigating a Halloween crats) were 100 per cent for
pumpkin placed inside their .cage. The June 20th birth of the two, along with a third cub, Is running Johnson, and I didn't
unique, according to zoo officials, since only 30 such animals are known to exist in the world. go along," he asserts vehe-
PN104 "OMES
PANS"104 WAALITIEkS Esch backs SItrauss.
OPEN 24 HOURS (Continued from Page 1) advocated the Kennedy-Mills
ATTENDANT ALWAYS RESPONDNG to other ques proposal, which is one of several
ON DUTY tions, Esch explained his stands now in committee. The proposal,
on mass transit and public is a modified national health
t , V . SUIDIU' health insurance. insurance plan under which the
COIN LAUNDJY & "Every individual has the government would pay the ma-
15Y CN R right to free health care," he jority of medical costs.
South of E. tu d noted, and added that "the e s pdy
S 68.79ad I question is not whether a health ie also explained that his
care bill will be passed, but vote against the mass transit
what form it will take." Esch bill was inspired by a belief
that what the project needs now
SOCIETY OF AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERS THE MTCHIGAN DAILY is more planning, not more con-
Vilume LXXXV, No. 47 1 struction funds.f
Tuesday, October 29, 1974
is edited and managed by students Esch finished by turning the
Free T1-p ls
at the University of Michigan. News meeting over to fellow candidate
j pyhone 764-0562. Second class postage'
paid at Ann Arbor, Michigan 48106. Strauss.
AND TUNE-UP CL)iNIC Published d a i ly Tuesday through
Sunday morning during the Univer- Strauss pledged that as county
Schloring Aud.-School of Ed. Bldg. sity year at 420 Maynard Street, Ann commissioner he would work to
I Arbor, Michigan 4i04, subscriptionregaieteudtwcht
rates: $10 by carrier (campus area); reorganize the budget, which at
7:31u p.m.-Wednesdoy, 30 $11 local mail (Michigan and Ohio); present allocates large amounts
fon-lcal mail (other states and of money to what he called]
35 popleNoveber foreign).
35 people from the class will be selected to Summer session published Tues- worthwhile but expendable pro-
participate in the clinic. SaturdayNovember day through Saturday morning.e
Subscription rates: $5.50 by carrier grams, while leaving unfunded.
2 ($5 fee) . (campus area); $6.00 local a many projects required by the
local mail (other states and foreign).maypoetrquedbth
(Michigan and Ohio); $650 non- state, such as a county planningf
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! opposed George Romney in 1966 crats believed the road to social
when the former governor was nrngress was through programs
at the height of his political ca- like social security, national
reer. Waging a hopelessly up- h'alth ins'trance and public
hill struggle all the way, Feren- hrnsing. But as time went on,
cy finished with nearly 40 per I was convinced we couldn't do
cent of the vote - climbing this through the Democratic
from the estimated 11 per cent pant-it may never have been
polltakers had projected at the possible."
beginning of the campaign. Ferency, who usually cam-
paigns in informal clothing
HIS LAST-DITCH attempt to adorned only with campaign
work for radical reform within buttons, spends much ;if nis
the Democratic party was time speaking in classroams
made during the 1970 guberna- rather than at $50-a-plate din-
torial primary, which he lost to ners and reticulously planned
Sander Levin. get-togethers as do his oppo-
Declaring that he is dedicated nents.
to providing the voters with a "I go wherever I can go-
"viable alternative," Ferency we're poorly financed," he- says
insists that there is no palpable with an air of resignation. "We
difference between the two ma- have no paid coverage in any
jor parties. major newspaper and I'm pick-
"If you go out on any street ing up my transportation tab."
and ask people what they think,
99 out of 100 couldn't tell you WHILE LEVIN and Milliken
any difference between Levin are % nending in the neighbor-
and Milliken," he says. hood of $1 million, Ferency's
camnaign bankroll is a paltry
HOWEVER, Ferency admits $10,000.
that while he sees Milliken as Although he hopes to collect
"an ineffectual but nice guy," fi e cn o te voein
he believes Levin is "a pan- ord er -tha t h ma ttai
dering, opportunistic, political order that HRP may attain
major party" status and hold
prostitute." primaries, Ferency believes that
Continually speaking out fo, "there's no way to tell how
public financing of election cam-an yvo ' ll gyt."
paigns to eliminate "the powermayvtsIlge.
of big money," Ferency, a Lans- "If we get 10 per cent, it will
ing attorney, filed a suit against be a landslide victory," he says
Milliken for illegal fundraising wit ha grin. "And if we get 15
practices which was subsequent- per cent, we'll hold our cwn
ly thrown out by a Circuit Court inauguration."
judge because "the plaintiff
failed to allege any specific
wrongdoings." A e* *
Ironically, while Ferency em- cTr4
phasizes the need for complete
honesty in government, he pre-
sented State Rep. John Smeek-
en's defense While the legislator
faced the Joint Legislative Con-
mittee on conflict' of interest' ~ ~ SI ~ t
charges. um a

charges.
SHRUGGING off this apparent
contradiction, F e r e n c y says,
"I've defended murderers and
rapists-everyone is entitled to
a fair defense and I'm certainly
not taking any money for it."
A professor of criminal jts-
tice at Michigan State Univer-
sity, Ferency believes that the
road to clearing up present so-
cio-economic problems lies in
socialism.
Claiming that he has always;
been a democratic socialist att
!heart, Ferency favors public
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MAN KIND?
Our Incredible War on Wildlife
Thursday, Oct. 31, 1974
1:15 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
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inq the answers-for fun, for money, for revenqe-he names
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