Tuesday, April 1, 1975
THE MICHIGAN! DAILY
Tuesday, April 1, 1975 THE MICHIGAN DAILY rage Nine
WARD 1 RACE:
Candidates debate rent issue
Panic and chaos led
to fall of DaNang
(Continued from Page 1) lief for city tenants is needed,
but she claims the measure will however, and in place of the
"encourage slum and sprawl" ballot proposal, she is calling
in the city, and worsen the for stricter enforcenent of the.
problem it attempts to solve. building codes, increased fines;
"THEY (THE landlords) are for violations, and a rent control
penalized for fixing up a place. ordinance passed by City Coun-
A new owner cannot pass on the cil.
cost of fixing up a building due Graf, the Republican candi-
to the negligence of the previous date, .has run an almost invis-
one," she claims. ible campaign, and her teacoing
"It also encourages people to job in Westland has limited her
buy cheap houses, tear them canvassing. Her opposition to*
down, and bui1d cardboard the ballot proposal is based on
boxes (modern apartments) be- a claim that it would have the
cause you can pass on the cost reverse effect from what was
of new construction.'' intended. "Landlords won't be
Her stand drew poor marks able to keep up a building. The
from Goodman, her HRP oppo- student areas will turn into run-
nent, who claims Taylor is "not down houses," she claims.
a lawyer and. does not realize DAY CARE and comm unity
the implications of the amend- control of the police, although
ment."Msubsidiary to rent control, are
GOODMAN, who staunchly the other important issues in
supports rent control, says that the hard-fought race.
major maintenance r e p a i r s While Goodman supports the
could be considered a capital ballot proposal, both Taylor and
improvement, a cost that could Graf oppose the day care ballot
be passed on to tenants. issue. Both cite the fixed allo-
Taylor readily admits that re- cation provided by the amend-
ment as an objection, although
the Democrat says she supports
Prof. say'sa council allocation to day care
Taylor and Graf also object
to the lack of safeguards em.
bodied in the proposal. Com-
ments Graf, "I don't think this
has been gone into deeply
enough. Will it help those who
need it? How will it be admin-
GOODMAN calls day care a
top city priority, refuting the
arguments offered by his oppo-
nents, by saying, "The proposal
may not call for licensing but
state law does."
Taylor has called for police
foot patrols as the basis for
more community control of the
department. She claims this
would give residents more con-
tact with the officers and cut
down captial costs since fewer
vehicles would be required.
Graf argues that City Council
is the appropriate body for con-
trolling the police department.,
She likes foot patrols as an idea,
but questions the cost involved.
Goodman favors a community
control board comprised of both
elected representatives and ap-
pointed members from minority
groups. Goodman also advocatesc
elimination of victimless crimeI
(Continued from Page 1) areas so the city was almost
gees parked in graveyards and undefended.
under awnings at the water- The immediate danger was to
front. come not from insurgent forces
Walking among them looking somewhere in the hills and pad-
dazed were soldiers from all the dyfields outside. It was to come
northern corps region divisions! from within the city itself, fl om
-many with bare feet and most I the soldiers with no boots and
without their rifles, so hurried no hope from the hungry refu-
was their departure from thehe hungrytrefn-
battle area. gees, from the polce agents and
AS THE CITY began to burst paid informers who had made
its seams with people, it be- a living capitalizing on the
came apparent that the govern- misery of others.
ment apparatus had broken ------_----_----_-
down. Fewer and fewer poice
G.;.y7 ri :
could be seen.
Da Nang was so big and
sprawling that it seemed incon-
ceivable to thetAmericans thatI
it could be in danger.
But in the arithmetic of war,
Da Nang was in fact doomed.
The insurgent side had six in-
of all fantry divisions to the nort and
l south. The Saigon government
had a piece of one left.
and the decriminalization
If you plan to attend
the May 3 commence-
ment, you must order
a cap & gown by Fri-
day, April 4, 1975.
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can point to a family of a doz-
en Einsteins or two complete (Continued from Page 1)
T FURTHER explain the central coast today. A spokes-
intellectual difference among person said for ships would bej
siblings, Zajonc states that an at Qui Nhon, where there are
'intellectual environment' may an estimated 100,000 refugees,
be assessed by averaging the and one each at Nha Trang and
IQs of otherbmembers of the Tuy Hoa where another 100,000:
family. In other words, as the persons are lining the beaches.f
number of children increase, the AID also has one other U.S.t
average IQ of members of the ship standing off abandoned Da<
family decreases. Nang as a symbol of hope for
For example, if the parent's any refugees who can escape;
IQ average 100 each, a newborn by small vessels, the spokesman
child lowers the family average said.
to 67. If a second child is born An estimated 1 million peo-
when the first has reached a ple were unable to get out of:
level of 40, the environment dips Da Nang, which fell to NLF
to 60 (100 plus 100 plus 40 plus forces over the weekend. The
0). United States suspended evacu-I
JOBS! JOBS! JOBS! JOBS!
Camp Tamarack, the Detroit Jewish Community's residen-
tial camp, still has a few summer positions for male
counselors, kitchen assistants, villae supervisors, bus
driver and experienced WSI.
Our recruiters will be interviewing for
these jobs on campus on Friday, April 4th
from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Applications may be picked up and interviews arranged at
the Summer Placement Office in the Student Activities
* " *'
ation efforts because the NI F
were firing on the ships.
Manypeople had waited four,
days on a barge without food or
water. In the rush to board the
contender, children lost their
footing or were knocked over
the side. Some mothers lenped
after them and were lost. Bloat-'
ed bodies floated in the harbor.
TAYLOR and Goodman both'
support the voter registration
charter amendment. Graf op-
poses the measure because she
would prefer the City Clerk's
office to maintain control overl
the process. She claims the cur-
rent proposal cuts off the
Goodman and Taylor, boih of
whom have been active in past
door-to-door registration drives,
believe the city should seek out
all eligible voters.
the Whole Family,
NO VISIBLE attempt was be-
ing made to re-group the sol-
diers straggling in from combat
* If you'plan to attend the May
ment, you must order a cap and
Friday, April 4, 1975.
gown by this
* All orders must be paid in advance.
* Late orders will be charged a $2.00 late fee
and will be subject to availability.
* RENTAL RATES
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