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Vol. LXXXVIII, No. 14 Ann Arbor, Michigan-Friday, September 23, 1977 Ten Cents Twelve Pages

I

x
Rip-off
By M. EILEEN DALEY
This is the first of a two-part
series on campus crime.
While residents of Helen Newberry casually roam about
their building, doors unlocked, confident that stereos' and
calculators will be where they left them when they return to
their rooms, residents of Bursley and South Quad are sure to
latch their doors, even when taking a quick jaunt to the
bathroom down the hall.
It's no secret that some dorms have more rip-offs than
others.
BUT REGARDLESS of the building you inhabit, you're
likely to be mourning the loss of your tape player if you're not
careful.
"For a resident who exercises a normal amount of

rtists find
responsibility the dorms are extremely safe," University ,
Housing Security Manager David Foulke remarked. "But
anyone who's not cautious could be the victim of a crime."
The theft of small, easily portable items which are quickly
convertible to cash'-such as radios, stereos, and
calculators-are the most frequently reported stolen goods in
University dormitories.
"THE MOST COMMON occurrence is the theft of per-
sonal property from an unlocked dorm room, or (property)
left unattended other places around the building," Foulke
said.
Unlocked rooms are a prime target for thefts, whether,
their owners are in them or not. Students have been robbed
while asleep in their rooms and while typing with their backs
turned to the door.
"Theft is a big problem," said Fred Davids, head of

dorms e
University Security. According to Davids, approximately
$200,000 worth of merchandise is reported stolen annually
from residence halls.
"OUR GREATEST PROBLEM," Davids noted, "is with
outside intruders. You still have rip-off artists going through
dorms. This presents a continual problem. Baits and Bursley
are like big hotels-anyone can get in there. Dorms like South
Quad are watched pretty good, but people slip in."
"In dorms with 1200-1300 people it's easier for strangers to
come in and not be recognized as outsiders," said Foulke.'
Dorms closest to the Diag, particularly East Quad and
South Quad have the biggest problem with outsiders, accor-
ding to Foulke.
Because Betsey Barbour, Helen Newberry and Stockwell
are smaller and are women's dorms, they tend to have the
least problems he said..

isy mark
"WE ASSUME MOST of our crime perpetrators are male,
quite often high school age. It's hard for them to glide down a
female corridor unnoticed. In a dorm like Barbour with 120
residents, you recognize most residents by face. When a
stranger comes ih they stand out."
Though most thefts are committed by outsiders, Foulke
still warns dorm residents to keep an eye on their peers.
"We're not saying we don't house people who wouldn't
consider stealing from their fellow residents," he said.
THEFT IN DORMS seems to be on the decline or at least
leveling off compared to recent years, according to Foulke.
He attributes the improvement to changes made within the
University security program, the assumption of crime-
prevention roles by dorm staff and, most importantly,
changed attitudes by residents.

7

Future 0MB director

to facetough

scrutiny

WASHINGTON (AP) - President
Carter, the weight of the Bert Lance af-
fair from his shoulders, began a hunt
yesterday for a successor who is cer-,
tain to face tougher scrutiny than Lan-
ce did before being confirmed as the
government's chief budgetmaker.
As Lance, the first of Carter's Cab-
inet-rank officers to quit, left for a long
weekend at home in Georgia, the
President's advisers started eyeing his
prospective successors and the chair-
man of a Senate committee pledged to

scrutinize Carter's choice more closely
before granting approval.
WHITE HOUSE Press Secretary
Jody Powell said James McIntyre Jr.
has taken over as acting director of the
Office of Management and Budget,
which Lance had headed. McIntyre,
who was Lance's deputy, began his new
duties at once, meeting with the head of
the Civil Service Commission to talk
about budgetary matters.
"The President feels no great

pressure to move in a hasty fashion,"
Powell said about the search for a per-
manent successor to Lance. "Jim'has
been intimately involved in the budget
process and the President is quite confi-
dent of his ability to handle the ongoing
process until a considered decision can
be made."
He said Lance "has agreed to take
some time to provide for an orderly
transition ... but no one knows what
period of time is involved." Powell said
no organized proc'edure has been estab-

lished to find a permanent director. He
said he knew of no specific names under
consideration.
MEANWHILE, Senate sources said
the Justice Department has requested
and received the transcript and
exhibits of the Senate hearings into
Lance's complicated financial
dealings. A source close to the investi-
gation confirmed the report.
Department sources have said in-
vestigators -intend to .review every
See news analysis, page 6

11

aspect of the allegations against Lance
and this apparently was part of that ef-
fort.
In Calhoun, Ga., Lance was greeted
by some 300 people, including the
Calhoun High School Band playing
"You'll Never Walk Alone" when he
arrived yesterday.
HE TOLD the crowd, which had been
waiting for more than an hour for his
plane, that "Labelle and I can't tell you
how much this means to us today to be
welcomed back home like this."
Powell told reporters at the White
House that Lance "has agreed to take
some time to provide for an orderly
transition ... but no one knows what
period of time is involved." He said no
organized procedure has been estab-
lished to find a permanent director and
that he knew of no specific names under
consideration.
The press secretary seemed glum as
he spoke to reporters at his regular
news briefing. Asked whether he reflec-
ted the mood of the White House,
Powell replied: "It's my job to reflect-
the policy of the White House, not the
mood of the White House."
BUT HE ADDED: "I don't think
anybody is very happy, and I don't
think it relates to considerations of
political impact."' The President has
See FUTURE, Page 6

Shaggy dog story:
Frat to lose mascot

Bul-lets Daily Photo by ANDY FREEBERG
Little bulls, you understand. These two horned avengers don't look like they even have the energy to do a malt
liquor commercial, but when' you live on a farm in Webster, just outside Ann Arbor, life doesn't present many
challenges.

By KATHLEEN HENNESSEY
The most stately and beloved resi-
dent of the local Theta Xi house is
only three feet tall and has developed
the unfortunate habit of b i t i n g
str4ngers as they walk in the door.
He is Toole E. Gaites, an 11-year-
old Harlequin Great Dane who serves
as the co-ed fraternity's mascot, pet
and watchdog.
GAITES is a house tradition - his

father also lived in Theta' Xi and
Gaites has been there since he was a
PUP.
But Gaites is now an old dog and
some of his new tricks, such as biting
strangers, have the house residents
worried.
"He was taught just to scare but
now .he's overdoing his job," fretted
Patricia Tamm, a senior and a Theta
See SHAGGY, Page 12

Faculty seeks pay hike

but hesitates to

By SUE WARNER
Just as campus service workers are
recouping from their month-long strike
last spring and the Graduate Employe
Organization (GEO) is demanding a
new contract, faculty members too, are
struggling with the University for a
wage increase.
'But unlike .bricklayers or truck
drivers, University professors are
sometimes hesitant to get down in the
trenches of organized labor. At a major
university like this one, when faculty
feel they aren't being paid well enough,
they don't strike-they leave, usually
for more lucrative posts at other big-
name schools.
RESULTS OF A recent report reveal
the University is falling behind its peer
instititions in faculty pay increases.
"We studied a number of Big Ten,
private and California institutions on
the basis of which universities we com-
pete with for. faculty," said William
Neenan, chairman of the University's
Committee on the Economic Status of
.the Faculty (CESF). "If we want to
keen the Universitv's nosition, we halve

vard, Princeton-places that are com-
petitive," Lehmann stated.
Neenan claims there is a rising con-
sciousness among professors of their
economic position.
"I think the faculty is becoming more
interested in economic matters," he
said. "In the past they took this for
granted, but in the last year there has
been rising concern among faculty for
compensation increases."
STILL; THE PROSPECTS for
unionizatidn are not bright. Pharmacy

)rganzi
Prof. Joe Sinsheimer said fa(
unions "may become the trend, bu
without difficulty."
"Unions may effect an increa.
salary," Sinsheimer continued, "b
other costs, such as increased tea(
loads and a deteriorating relatior
with the administration."
Paul Carrington, law professor
president of the local Amer
Association of University Profe
(AAUP) chapter, 'said he too is,
sympathetic with the idea of a unio
See PROFS, Page 12

Sumamer
culty y
it not
se in fade into
se in
ut at
ching
nship
~ship'autumn
and By BRIAN BLANCHARD
ican
isorn If you measure your life by the pop-
ssors sicle, the Good Humor man on State
not Street reports that you have until
n. a October 14 to slurp away the sum-
I I mertime. And Bruce, who sells fruit
next door to the Union says that-he'll
give you chilly apples "until the snow
":: flies.",
f l.But if a distant sun over Venezuela
M. means something to you, the magic
hour came last night at 11:30 when
v the sun swept southward over the
ion" earth's equator, formally shedding
mpt the summer.
our
NATURE PROVIDED no final
out :: tribute of sunshine to the summer of
ea, . a '77 yesterday. Gray, cool breezes
,the kept students from lounging on the
st of :: ln st h a .ha'4 , s --,,

The 12.55% questio

In an appeal to the Regents last
week, William Neenan, Chairman of
the University's Committee on the,
Economic Status of the Faculty
(CESF) asked that a 12.55 per cent
average compensation increase for
faculty be included in the Univer-'
sity's 1978-79 state appropriations re-
I' . + m i '

of faculty.
Neenan said the "restorat
figure of 4.3 per cent is, "an atte
to recoup one third of the loss of
position since 1972. "
The CESF report also pointed
that although the faculty receiv
5.75 per cent increase this year
Bureau of Labor Statistics' cos

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