Friday, January 28, 1977
THE MICHIGAN DAILY
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(Continued from Page 1) But state officials said cur-
ple out of work. tailrnents to be ordered under
Gov. Hugh Carey proclaimed the emergency could cause hun-
an energy state of emergency dreds of thousands of layoffs.
in New York, assuming sweep- Gov. Milton Shapp said he has
ing powers that will allow the asked Carter- to declare an em-
state to order school closings, ergency in Pennsylvania and p
factory shutdowns and any oth- give it excess natural gas sup-
er steps needed to conserve plies from other states.
scarce supplies of natural gas. The governor also asked that
all restaurants, theaters, sports
HE PROMISED that the pow- arenas and other non-essential
ers would be used over the next commercial firms close until
several days to insure that "res- Monday to save natural gas
idential and other essential hu-
man needs are met and that THE GOVERNOR, in an ap
'obs are protected to the great- peal on statewide public tele
est extent possible." vision, said the closings are
Setting bail a hard'ir
task, judge says
(Continued from Page 1) example, the Bail Fund then
ties within the community (like would have to pay the court the
employment or family) as well remaining 90 .per ce.
as propensity to commit another The theory behind this laW is
crime are criteria that a judge that if people post 10 per cent
must consider. directly with the court, then
The reasons for bail, Alex- they will get their money back,
ander said, must be above all providing more incentive to
based on the principle that a show up in court. With a bonds-
person is innocent until proven man. a person loses money;
guilty. Bail relieves the defend- whether they show up or not.
ant of the burden of imprison-
ment while assuring attendance Alexander advocat- posting
in court. It also relieves the of only 10 per cent of a bond in
state of the cost of imprison- felony charges to eliminate the
ment. ripoffs by bondsmen.
BAIL CAN BE posted by three When a person cones up with
different means. Some people $500 on a $5,000 bond, Alexander
can afford their own bail, either u.ally lowers the bond imme-
out of their own pockets or from diately to $500. He said he could
family or friends. not worry about the defendant
Others cannot afford bail and then paying only $50 because!
turn to either an organization "honesty must be both ways."
such as the-Bail Fund - or to "How do we change from
bondsmen, to whom they must money?" Alexander asked. He
pay an automatic 10 per cent is not satisfied with using
fee whether they are found guil money as a standard for free-
ty or innocent. dom.
Alexander, who is opposed to
bondsmen, called this system an "It's hard to say 'Okay, Mr.
"archaic" leftover from the so and so, your freedom depends
days when bondsmen hired men on X amount of dollars.' It!
to go after defaulters. leaves me with a bad feeling,
hut I'm sorry; I don't know of
PRESENT LAW says that a any subhtitute."
defendant may post 10 per cent ~~
of a bond if charged with a mis- Ben Franklin was quoted as
demeanor. If the person charged saying ,"Genius without educa-
does not show up in court, for tion is like silver in the mine."
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Students applaud Nite Owl
necessary to avoid "a truly
Florida Gov. Reubin Askew
asked Carter to declare the
state a disaster area and thus
trigger a variety of federal aid
program to help cushion the
economic losses of last week's
killer freeze of fruits and vege-
Low temperatures last week
drained natural gas reserves to
critical levels in the East and
South. The new Arctic blast just
about finished them off in some
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Passengers need not get off
the bus at the designated stops.
R agan lets the-passengers know
this by calling out, "Anvwhere'
vpu want to get out, II'll let
you out, just tell me."
"SOMETIMES there is a
feeling of community on the
bus, especially later." said one
passenger. "One night when a
bus got stuck in the snow all
the passengers got out and
But the drivers, who are on
the bus for six hour shifts have
varying points of view.
time I drive this
my boss, Larry
bus I thank
The University, however, has
said the' bus service will con-'
tinue until students stop usingt
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ON THE OTHER hand, lag- Riders also expressed an in-
an, who usually doesn't drive terest in having the route ex-
the Nite Owl, feels differently. panded to include North Cam-
"It's a little boring," he said d
yawning, "I'm getting mighty E pus and the apartment area on
tired of sitting in this seat." E. University St.
One rider fears the service
will be suspended. "What both-
ers me is that after they catch
the rapist they'll discontinue
the service," he said. She add-
ed: 'There'll always be an-
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AS STATES SOUGHT to cope
with mounting problems, con-
gressional leaders studied the
emergency energy legislation
proposed by President Carter.
Carter said quick action isj
needed because the gas short-I
age already has forced the clos-
ing of some 4,000 plants and the.
layoff of an estimated 400,000
The legislation, sent to Can-
itol Hill on Wednesday, would
give the President power to di-
vert natural gas to cold-strick-
en Darts of the country and
would allow emergency sales
at unregulated prices by intra-
state pinelines in the oil-produc-
ing Gulf Coast states.
Winds gusting to 45 miles an
hoir whipped the snow into
drifts up to 11 feet high in
hilly western Michigan terrain.
Traffic was clogged in most
north-south roads throughout
The near-blizzard conditions.
led to a 20-car pileup on US-
131 near Belmont, a four-vehicle'
crash on US-131 just south of']
Grand Rapids, a 25-car accident
on M-37 near Caledonia, and an
18-car tangle on I-196 southwest
of Grand Rapids.
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