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Page Eight

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Thursday, February 17, ' 1191 I

PaeEgtTH IHGN AL hrsaFbuayW,9T

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(Continued from Page 1) stead," she said. i and South Quad studelit dormi-
and Latta will fight to run for I Olukalns hopes to keep busi- tories and large student-dwel-
a seat vacated by Democrat Liz ness downtown instead of watch-I ling apartment areas, and is al-
Keough. ing it flee to Briarwood and so populated by permanent resi-i
OLUKALNS, who says she is other suburban shopping cen- dents of the Model Cities area.
"running as myself, and I hap-' ters. About one-third of its residents
pen to be a Democrat," is dis-' "If you don't keep business are black.-
enchanted with the way the par-' downtown, you're going to wipe Kenneth Latta, her opponent,
ty has operated in the city. ' out sihaller businesses," she ex- works in the University's Office
"The thing that's inherently plained. of Academic Planning and feels
wrong with the Democratic OLUKALNS also favors im- that many of the city's past
Part" h cometd--is ; provement of the Dial-A-Ride problems have been administra-

ard
residents and businesses in the
downtown area.
"The tax is inconsiderate both
financially and emotionally,"
said Olukalns, who added that
the scheme might force people
living near the downtown area
to move out.
"It's hard to say whether we
even need the parking places,"
Olukalns concluded. Latta also
nnH~ref ihira hF nartl

rary, , enorsed the idea perp erai
that there are a lot of 'people system and changes in the way tive. - parking but said "parking is no
grouped together as Democrats, the city deals with rental hous- ' "The City Administrator right solution to the problem."
but there's such abroad spec- ing. now can snow the council," said
trum of opinion within the par- I "There should be more build- Latta. "The council structure is OLUKALNS also would like
ty." ing inspectors and stiffer fines in need of revision, and the the city to cooperate with the
Olukalns favors renovation of for repeat offenders," she said. (city) charter is so arcane ... University on some projects.
the downtown area, possibly "Right now landlords who have as it is now, the budget has "The University should form
through a "peripheral parking" (building) code violations save to be voted on only four weeks some kind of advisory group,
system, where cars would be them up like parking tickets." after a person is elected to coun-Imaybe to go to council," she
parked on the edge' of the city Ann Arbor's pie-shaped First cil." suggested.
and shoppers shuttled downtown Ward, which extends from State LATTA WANTS to help bring Neither candidate bears a i
on line buses. St. and Packard St. on one side more federal money in to help grudge against the other, but
"I WOULD LOVE to see .a to the city's northernmost with local projects, and says likewise neither would withdraw
four-block area downtown with boundary on the other, contains such money sources have been i from the race. Former Michi-
streets closed, pavement rip- a mix of constituents. - " neglected in the past because gan Student Assembly (MSA)
ped up and grass planted in- THE WARD includes West the Democrats were "too busy President Calvin Luker, Olu-
fighting skirmishes with the Re- kalns' campaign manager, said
publicans on council to keep Latta had "an academic out-
POETRY READING them from putting all the mon-look He never has contact with
ey into sewers." [fpeople."
WITH To remedy the housing crunch, Latta indicated he thinks
Ilatta prefers tax breaks to de- Olukalns' previous activity in
MYSTERY POETS velopers combined with new the Third Ward makes her some-
housing in which 20 per cent of thing of an outsider in the First
17 7 30the unis would be low-income. Ward.
Thurs. Feb. - : p.m. He called past building efforts ALTHOUGH the Human Rights
in the city "sheer money-mak- Party failed to land a candidate
Gu Id House ing projects." on council in the last election,
802 MONROE Latta is black, as is present William Wilcox has hopes that
(corner of Oakland) REFRESHMENTS jFirst Ward Republican council- he can recapture a seat for the
man Wendell Allen. "A lot of radical/socialist party in April.
peoplewere ambivalent. about He is running unopposed in
a second candidate from the Tuesday's primary.
first ward who was black," he I Wilcox favors a conservation
said, but added that he thought program in the water depart-
his experience in the ward made mentan "urban homesteading"
Th Pblc s ;<r~r~tt ltN;ccitot1chim a strong candidate. prga through which families
S CnE N NNEITHER CANDIDATE is en- could "reclaim" adandoned or
SECOND ANN ARBOR' thusiastic about the current pro- decrepit buildings, and a down-
posal to fund ,increased down- town development centered,
ANT I ARI A1 N town parking through a levy on around the pedestrian.

AP Photo
Saving energy
Pat Ensler of San Francisco gets around town by pooch power as she prepares her sled dogs for competition in Cali-
fornia's High Sierras. Lack of snow has caused three races to be cancelled this year.

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(Continued from Page 1)
"Frank Rhodes has been a su-
perb vice-president ... we will
miss Frank and (wife) Rosa
keenly," President Fleming
said. "We talked about (the
Cornell offer) several times. I
indicated my strong hopes that
he would stay here,". Fleming
added.
James Brinkerhoff, University3
vice-president for financial af-
fairs, said he was "very sorry,
for both myself and the Univer-
sity of Michigan, but very hap-

py for Frank Rhodes."
Carolyn Davis, associate vice-
president under Rhodes, said,
"ail of us recognize that he's a
tremendous academic leader.
His going will cause us some-
loss."
"IT'S A VERY sad thing for
us." remarked LSA Dean Billy
Frye, who succeeded Rhodes in
that post in 1974. "He's an im-
mensely valuable person. But,
it's a positive move for him."
Engineering Professor Bry-
mer Williams, chairman of the
faculty's Senate Advisory Com-

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mittee on University Affairs LUKER SPECULATED that
- (SACUA), commented, "I will Rhodes might be back at Michi-
miss him. You get used to work-' gan as president following Flem-
ing with someone. If they're ing's retirement. Under Univer-
good, they leave or someone else sity policy, Fleming's depart-
grabs them." ture must come by December,
"I regret his departure very M h F na
much indeed," said Carl Cohen,h Meanwhile, Fleming said that
professor of philosophy and past he pl to work out plans thi s
chairman of SACUA. "What's weekend for choosing Rhodes
critical is that it's very difficult 'successor. He said that the se-
l s hat its very dffict lectionsof University vice-presi-
at a large university to find peo- dnsi uulydn ihm
'pie who are sensitive to a great ?dnsi uulydn ihm
number of interests in tension own heavy involvement from the
and who are real intellectuals, very beginning. There will prob-
Rhodes is such a person." ablynot be a search commit-
'.Rhdes s suh, atee," he continued. Fleming
said search committees are
THE ONLY sour notes came standard procedure for picking
from student government mem- deans, but not for choosing vice-
bers who described Rhodes as presidents.
insensitive to student interests. Fleming indicated he would
"I can't say I'm too sorry to discuss the question of Rhodes'
see him go," remarked Michi- replacement with the Regents,
gan Student Assembly (MSA) who meet today and tomorrow.
President.Scott Kellman. "My He said the University-would
personal impression is that he consider both irsiders and peo-
is not very responsive to stu- ple from other institutions for
dents on issues that are favor- the prestigious achdemic post.
able to students," he added. Rhodes' decision to accept
"I think when he first was the Cornell presidency takes
LSA dean, he demonstrated a him out of contention for the
concern for students," comment- top spot at Emory University
ed former MSA President Cal- in Atlanta. Yesterday, the Em-
vin Luker. "As he got caught ory Wheel (the university stu-
up in the structure, he lost con- dent newspaper) said Rhodes
tact with them. I would hope was among four finalists in the
that his replacement would be presidential search there. The
a little more human and a lit-|other people mentioned were:
tle more aware," he added. I James Ebert, president of the
Marine Biological Station at
Woods Hole, Mass.; James La-
ney, dean of Emory's theology
" h C i s h schiool ; and Robert Ketter, pres-
es hident of the State University of
sm e I t. Th e p oc~es New York, Buffalo.

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