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(Continued from Page 1) To further complicate matters, "If we get the right combination, gets containing "optimistic" rev-
to the report. union salary negotiations often we would be fine," Sheehan ex- enue figures.
In his report, Sheehan also attacks drag on past the deadline for bud- plains. "But when the figures go
council for instituting policies under get approval. Consequently the ad- the other way we come up very Aov ITTEal, matinike
which department heads "felt they ministration must guess at how shortolvency of a large corporation, like
had a mandate to keep personnel much to allot for salaries and fringe the city of Ann Arbor, is a tricky
levels that existed and maintain ... benefits. Last year, for example,' U proposition requiring a near perfect
service regardless of budget con- the wages were not accurately ULTIMATELY the city officials meshing of the internal machinery.
straints."g agcontributingo thchrtyhave been unable to concretely But somehow a monkey wrench'
gDuring the deficit years, council deficittestablish the causes for the debt. got lodged in the gears.
refused to lay off any full-time city They blame each other, inflation,------
employes forcing the administra- GENERALLY the deficits have and just plain bad luck.
tion to budget all anticipated rev- resulted from too generous revenue No single department or execu- KALEIDOSCOPE presents
enuesratherdsthanrholdin some predictions rather than department tive in city hall can be held re-
expected funds in reserve. :; : ,:; ...::...:::::...
overruns. "In the past few years sponsible for the financial woes r::: :::: ::::: :::
FORMER Mayor Robert Harris parkingviolations and other fees plaguing Ann Arbor, but the record
most of its debt, claims the fiscal comments Sheehan. completely absolved.
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Daily Photo by JOHN UPTON
A guerrilla theater group uses body language on the Diag yester-
day to express their feelipgs about the military takeover of Chile.
The noon rally also included speakers and' dis6ussion, and drew
a crowd of onlookers.x
problems are part of a long-term
national trend. Employe layoffs or
development of a new revenue
source were the only avenuesavail-
able to prevent deficit spending he
Council tried to increase revenues
through a city income. tax proposed
in 1969. But the voters overwhelm-
ingly rejected the additional tax.
Harris contends that city services
had been pared to the bone, and the
"only way to further. cut back was
by dismissing permanent em-
ployes." Council soundly opposed
that action and braced for debt
COUNCIL was clearly informed
that such a policy would result in
tight budgets and possible over-
spending, according to Harris. But
he questions whether the council
members fully understood the
warning. "There simply was not
high level understanding of budget
information on council," he ex-
In evaluating the budget prob-
lems,,most officials emphasize the
In 1970 the city suffered a $445,174
entry on the debt side of the ledger,
the largest ever. That year nearly
every income source produced less
Council plunged ahead with a
"no layoff policy" which it had been
informed could "result in deficit
spending. The administration played
along by submitting balanced bud-
OCT. 12 8 P.M.
Ann Arbor Music Mart, Huckle-
berry P a r t y Store, McKenny
Union Ticket Office
(AND EVERY MONDAY)
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i Ann Arbor
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BROOKLYN BLUES BUSTERS
SUNDAY, 14th $3.00
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(Continued from Page 1) who is regarded as a leading po- unpre1iat
sumed last Saturday and sped to tential contender for the 1976 GOP year to ye
agreement Tuesday. nomination. 0 n e congressional tickets any
source made a flat prediction that stitute a s
MEANWHILE, the President be- ]a Connally nomination would be re- budget but
rgan looking for a new partner jected by the Senate. eral hundr
amid reports that he hoped to-
place a name in nomination by the
end of the week.
One Nixon associate emphasized ~
the President feels he canact "POVER TO BE HUMAN
"without parameters" of any kind ISSUES OF THE
and is seeking a "strong man" he
would regard asrwell-qualified to SUNDAY NIGHT SERIES OCT
take over the presidency in the
event of Nixon's death of dis- SPEAKER: A. THEODORE KACHEL, Direct
ability. Ethics and Religion at the University. Mr. '
Under the 25th Amendment to tation topic is: "New Religous Communi i
the onsitutonratifedin 167, Drugs in the USA." Publications include:
the Constitution, ratiifed in 1967, and God's Providence," ''Psychedelic Drugs
Nixon's nominee must win major- Religious Experience," a' chapter in the bo
ity approval from the Democratic- Revolutionaries are Saying."
controlled Senate and House. 'That
provision has prompted some Con- TOPIC: "SPIRIT INTO FLESH: TOWARD A'
gress members to suggest they BODY."
should be the President's partners TIME: 7:30 P.M.-9:00 P.M. OCTOBER 14th
in naming a new vice president. PLACE: 921 Church Street
DEPUTY WHITE House PressS
Secretary Gerald Warren was ask- Sponsored by the Ecumenical Cam
ed if Nixon would forego choosing
bility of city income from
.ar. Such items as parking
1d recreatiorfal fees con-
significant portion of the
t vary annually up to sev-
red thousand dollars.
The Beer Depot
or of the Office of
Kachel's PhD disser-
ties and Psychedelic
The Student Radical
s and the American
ok, "What Religious
THEOLOGY OF THE
" cold beer
" chilled wines
" dairy products
" KEG BEER
NO PARKING PROBLEMS
and select from our
a nominee who might prove a,
strong contender for the 1976 GOP
presidential nomination, a limita-
tion urged upon the President by
many Democrats in Congress. l
"I would not limit the Presi-
dent's options in seeking a suc-
cessor," Warren replied, under-
scoring the description of Nixon's
attitude as described by other
The President's distaste for se-
lecting a caretaker candidate
came soon after the reporting of
a strong undercurrent of biparti-
san opposition to John Connally,
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