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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Thursday, February 17, 1977

Griffin attends benefit for Regents to review
mayoral hopeful Beicher housing rate hikes
By PHILLIP BOKOVOY financial boost from the 200 Ann a slight modification of the fur- By MICHAEL YELLIN and students.i
Councilman Louis Belcher (R- Arbor and Ypsilanti Republicans nace flue to keep heat from es- The University Regents, at Judy DiMattia, the administra-i
F ifth Ward) brought his mayor- who paid ten dollars each for caping. The cost could be borne their monthly discussion session itive representative on the Cor-
a capaig in tuhe imelight danish and coffee. by the utility companies, Grif- today, will review the proposed mittee, said the committee "did
al campaign -nto thelimelight fin said, only if the federal gov- 8.4 per cent rise in dormitory a good job" and devised "a fairr
yesterday at a fundraising GRIFFIN, the key speaker, re- ernment considered conservation rates and an eight per cent in- rate structure based on inflation
reafast featuring Sen. Robert ceived polite applause through- measures an investment. By do- crease in family housing costs. costs and utility costs."t
(out his lengthy attack on Presi- ing so, companies could write According to University Hous- She indicated that increases in
Belcher, who faces Democrat- dent Carter's energy policy. off the cost of the project and ing Director John Feldkamp, the telephone, utility costs and risest
ic incumbent Albert Wheeler in Griffin accused Congress, con- also have "new" supplies of gas. proposed dormitory rate hike in employe wages and benefits
the April 4 election, received a trolled by Democrats for the Griffin urged the Republican "will basically cover inflation."ss
n ured te Rpublcanspurred the necessity for dormi-
_- past two years, of ignoring the audience to remain active in the tory rate hikes.
energy plans of former Presi- party because he is "convinced "t Student committee members
dents Richard Nixon and Gerald the vast majority of the Amei- ton of our current level of serv-
Ford. He added that Democrats can people are in tne with Re- ices," Feldkamp said. However, con n ther rever mt-
Have a flair for in Congress had helped create , publican principles." Feldkamp's proposal notes sev- nor snags in their review of the
artistic wnting? the nation's current energy . eral exceptions, including: University's report. One stm-
If you are interest- 'runch He added that reports in the * removal of paper towels in bling block was the amount of
ed in reviewth meria on the death of the GOP most dorm bathrooms; money students would contribute
mdaothdetofteGP'otdr bahom;Ipoetry, and music The reety-epoedR bli- ee fas ;d to the General Strident Resi-'
or writing feature reeny-epose epu were false and misleading. * a ten cent rise in the cost of t Gd-
stories a b o u t the can minority leader detailed a "There is no endangered species dorm washing machines; dence Reserve (GSRR) fund.-
drama, dance, imm plan which he said would cut called the Republican Party," and, h closing the This fund usually holds at least
art ontct ATs natural gasconsumption in he saidt o $500,000 to be used for capital,
Editor, cia The gscnupin i ad snack~ bar at Baits Housing.
Michigan Daily. Michigan by 39 per cent. "T h e s e m improvements, major renova-
BELCHER continued the battle changes should yield additional tion, and additional construction.
GRIFFIN'S plan calls 'for im- cry, declaring the mayor's office dollars for capital, improve- Feldkamp has conducted a
proved insulation of homes and "we'l within our grasp" and said ' ments" Feldkamp said. study which concluded that in
Republicans must get rid of theI If the Regents vote tomorrow the next ten years, University
"non-thinking people at City to approve the rise in dormitory I housing will need $14 million for
Hall." rates the price of a single room imonrovements and additional
EA TlHe conceded later, however, will rise $153, a double room by I construlction. This money would
T H E N EED IS G R EA T that itwoild be a difficult battle $126. and a triple room by $106.o tefrom"S
to 'useat incumbent Mayor The committee has recom-
Wheeler. THE PROPOSED increase for mended that "the Housing Of-
c family housing is $80 for an effi-Ifice institute a system of financ-
Belcher also said his campaign ciency apartment, $96 for a { h
workers have great plans forincy aprtmen, $96 for aw ing GSRR that assesses each
arneing student vote and that sinle bedroom and $112 for two resident to know how much pers
ganrn tdn vt n ht;betdroomn housing.1p
he expects to fare better than The Housing Office's package month his rent is contributing tor
past Republican candidates. nronosal was aoproved by both GSRR."
_----;-the Family and Single Student Feldkamp said he is working.
Michigan State opens its sea- ,Honsing Rate Study Committees on a specific proposal for a new,
before it was sent to the Re-.
son on a tough note. The Spar- gents. dorm to house about 500 under-;
tans visit defending Big Ten These advisory groups are'graduates, but wouldn't specu-
champion Ohio State Sept. 11. comprised of both administrators late on the date he will presentc
GEN E RA L MEET___Nthe Regents with his plans. e
-MAlthough Feldkamp doesn'tr
for everyone interested TONIGHT "see the capacity to pay for a
in working for the new dorm, given current financ-f
Let the Sun Shine In ing," he said "If we don't get
U A" -CIS RAE iCanterbury House and M.M. Productions present
as a "Friendshipment" benefit: additional housing now, we're
EgoingE need it soon." Feld-
ESE~ e NC 1FUNDkamp suggested adding a new"
.1 A ~ .1 fee to students' bills for funding

Man charged in slaying

By LAURIE YOUNG ;his back porch.
S B1UNMcNamara,who was arrested
Steven Jesse McNamara was ,later that night by police when
charged with second degree he arrived at the police station
mqrder yesterday in a prelim- to offer information about the
inary exam in Ann Arbor Dis- murder, was ordered to appear
trict Court for the Feb. 8 slaying in Washtenaw Circuit Court on
of an acquaintance, John Mor- March 3 by District Court Judge
ris, 24. George Alexander.
According to testimony by De-' Canada testified that although
tective Sergeant William Can- McNamara claimed to be bi-
ada, McNamara, 21, confessed sexual, he was upset by Mor-
that he bludgeoned Morris to ris' seduction because "he (Mor-
death in the head with a claw ris) had never come on so strong
hammer after Morris tried to lbefore."
seduce him.
CANADA, BASING his testi-
MORRIS' BODY, which was mony on McNamara's state-
severely lacerated in the head nent, said that Morris and Mc_
and chest, was found on the Namara had gone to a local bar
back porch of 210 W. Kingsley,|around 11 p.m. on Feb. 8. where
where both he and McNamara|Morris had drunk heavily. When
were living temporarily. John'they returned to the house, ac-
Cruz, the owner of the house, cording to Canada, Morris put
discovered the corpse wrapped his hand on McNamara's leg.
in a sheet on Feb. 9, when he !McNamara then told Morris to
went to get a bottle of beer from leave him alone and go to sleep.

Morris went upstairs to the
bedroom. and aftersa short while
McNamara followed. Morris lay
on the bed and McNamara laid
down on the floor in the same
bedroom. McNamara said he
liked to sleep on the floor, Can-
ada said.
Morris then joined McNamara
on the floor and tried to touch
him again, Canada testified. Mc-
Namara then grabbed the near-
est object to him, a claw ham-
mer, and began hitting Morris
on the head.
McNamara, yho had known
Morris for about a year, said
Morris "had not been that way
before (with him)," Canada
said.
Morris had been living on
Chester Street, but was in the
process of moving out at the
time of his death because he had
"financial problems" and con-
stant clashes with his room-
mate, Canada testified.

LSA, Med School reject
Speech Pathology Dept.

(Continued from Page 1) Sharf has been acting speech'
demic Affairs Vice-President and hearing sciences chairman!
Carolyne Davis, however, Gron- for three years. The program,
vall's decision was not based also has an acting clinical';di-;
solely on the 1973 peer review rector.
report in question. An accredi-
tation problem arose when the THE SPEECH and Hearing
American Board of Examiners Sciences program is a section
in Speech Pathology and Audi- under the Medical School's De-
ology examined the department partment of Physical Medicine.
last spring. The chairman of Physical Medi-
The accreditors were con- cine is responsible for naming a
cerned with what they consid- chairperson for Speech and
ered an unstable administrative Hearing Sciences.
structure that stemmed from the i However, Physical Medicine.
Medical School's failure to name has been without a permanent
permanent chairpersons for de- chairman who can make that de-
partments, said Sharf. cision for two-and-a-half years,
U', union reac

Sharf said.
Academic 'Affairs is reviewing
the Speech and Hearing Sciences
situation carefully, Davis said.
The review is being conducted in
keeping with criteria outlined in
a proposed program discontinu-
ance policy.
The Academic Affairs Office is
still drafting the new procedural
outlines for terminating Univer-
sit degree programs. The pro-
posed procedures need Regental
approval to become policy. The
Regents will receive copies of
the draft today at their meeting,
and vote on the program's 'fu-
ture before the end of the term.

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(Continued from Page 1) AFSCME fared well in bar- had approached this year's ne-
"We can live with it," gaining over grievance proce- gotiations with a frankness not
AFSCME representaive Art 'dures, employe promotions and' usually witnessed in contract
Anderson said as he waked out transfers, and other non-econ- talks. Anderson has said that he
of the bargaining room. omic issues. "We got all that we is aware of the University's fi-
ecleu asked for," Anderson said. nancial troubles, and has there-
"I'm confident that it is the BUT, AS he and other union fore looked to non-economic
best deal we could get at the officials pointed out, the rank areas for major advancement.
present tire, considering the and file membership has shown In accordance with new union
University's financial situation," in the past that it is more inter- 'by-laws, workers will have at
he added. esteed in dollars and cents than 'least two days to analyze the'
ASKED IF he thought the pro- long-term benefits. complete contract before voting.
posed contract might be reject- The AFSCME bargaining unit AFSCME officials will begin
ed by union members, Anderson giTpsig h gemetott
said "Once we explain it fully passing the agreement out to
to the membership, and once NEW YORK (AP) - If the members tonight, according to
they digest it, they will vote to first-half major league stand- Anderson.
ratify it." ings reflect the best teams, the The University had prepared
1976 World Series could find the contingency plans in many
He added that AFSCME work- Kansas City Royals facing the tareasincasepa walk-out had
ers will 'have to overlook some Philadelphia Phillies. . occurred. Some plans included
of the weaker financial aspects At the All-Star break, Kan- the recruiting of students as
of the settlement, in favor of sas City had the best record temporary replacements for
some non-economic agreements. in the American League, 51-31, striking union workers.
while leading the AL West. The
New York Yankees were best in Contract talks began last No-
E A:the East with 50-31. Those.f vember, and were extended,
teams would meet in a bestI through two self-imposed dead-
three-of-five playoff. lines before a February 15 dead-
. _ _ . ,. ... ine wassiet_

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" French Fried Potatoes
" Large Pretzel Bell Salad with Choice of Dressing
* Steaming Hot Basket of Russian Rye Bread

In the National League, the
Phillies led the East with 56-25,
pacing Pittsburgh by 10 games.
In the NL West, Cincinnati's
Reds led with a 53-33 record,
Kansas City has never been
in a playoff or World Series.
The Phils last got into 'the
Series in 1950 and lost four
straight to the Yankees.

111C dbbut.
Negotiations were repeatedly
characterized as "smooth" and
"constructive. and there was
little indication that a walk-out
might occur until last weekend.
Bargaining began over wages
and benefits only last Friday.
Prior to that, teams were occu-
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SCarter to 'prepare,
health program
(Continued from Page 1) I agency would require all hos-
M E A N W H I L E, an HEW pitals to limit price hikes to
spokesman confirmed that the I those approved by the agency.
proposal for a federal agency to
set ceilings on health-care costs Health care costs have been
Te awaitingCarter's attention. rising considerably faster than
The spokesman said such an the inflation rate for the rest of
the economy. The increases
have been a major element in
'the spiraling costs of Medicare
A} , and Medicaid, which are ex-
" pected to get $40.3 billion in fed-
eral funds next year.
The private health insurance
industry is caught in a, similar
!spiral with the increases passed
on to consumers in the form of
premium hikes.
Administration officials say
the government could save near-
ly $800 million - and private
insurance companies billions
more - if Congress approves
giving the new agency authority
to limit increases in hospital
charges.

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