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Page 1O-Tvesday, June 5, 1979-The Michigan Daily
DIRECTORS CLAIM 'U'UNRESPON IVE TO NEEDS
Day care center looking for new home
Continued from Page 1t sympathize with them, I do not choose Service, said there is a tremendous IN ADDITION to providing
vices decided to crack down on new in- to become directly involved." need for day care facilities city-wide. students with what one moti
terpretations of the fire code, the CCAC He continued that unlike Madeline "Day care is nqlonger a badlword," she "quality" day care at a fair,
was one of the first day care centers hit. Pound House, another University-af- said. "Mothers need to work." center is helpful to educati
Although the center still has its regular filiated day care center, which comes Johnson, while admitting that day work, and psychology stud
license, it is "in limbo as far as time under the jurisdiction of his office, care "is not the highest priority in work and volunteer at CCAC.
goes," explained Smiley. The staff isn't "There is no direct linkage" between student services," said it is a "major
sure how much time is left, but it has his office and CCAC. He added that the concern" of his office. Jo Ann Peltier, a Unive
been told it will have to relocate, center is "not really an official part of "Our major concern has to do with student whose child is en
In early February, the directors the University." North Campus married students and CCAC, said the center ha
submitted a list of possible sites for the University officials have termed day their children," he said. "Responding "really good experience" for
day care center which included the care facilities "low priority" in the' to child care needs on North Campus "I sort of have a feeling that
Michigan Union, the Old Architecture past. Smiley and Elias disagree with does not require the involvement of the child (who attended anothe
and Design Building, Perry School on this philosophy vehemently. Child Care Action Center." would be a-different child ha
Madison Street, Trotter House, and St. "THE NEED for day care is just in- exposed to the warmth, co
Joseph's Hospital, to University credible," said Smiley. She said there CURRENTLY, JOHNSON said, the and care CCAC consistently I
executive officers. They were told that are 2,400 children in North Campus University is "assessing the-scope and she said.
the University could not assist them in housing, 670 of whom are pre-school. need "of day care on North Campus. He
finding a new home. CCAC has space for only 42 children said plans for a north campus com- THE CENTER'S directors
"THe problem is that in the long and Pound House has approximately 25 munity center, first discussed in the do not plan to close CCAC
range plan (these sites) had already spaces. early 1960s, are again being considered. evacuate their Education
been on line and spoken for by existing "There are, I believe, 36 day care There is a possibility that day care location. They are discu:
academic or non-academic units, or centers in Ann Arbor and they are all facilities could be housed in this possibility of moving into
else it would cost an arm and a leg to just full - especially those in walking building, said Johnson, although these classrooms which the cen
bring (them) up to code" said Henry or bus distance," said Smiley. CCAC plans would not necessarily involve have to purchase - amovev
Johnson, vice-president flor student has a waiting list of more than 100 nam- CCAC. neither is totally satisfied.
services. of parents waiting to enroll their "There's an operational policy that
The directors of the center say they children. The average wait is about one says money from the University "We're so used to a big nic
find it difficult to understand why the year. general fund cannot be spent for child i'oudtoe ryific
University is unwilling to help them A national study determined that fin- care," said Johnson. Money for a com- it's going to be very diffict
relocate. They are asking for "some ding good day care facilities is a major munity center would have to mean Smiley. They worry that m
kind of trade," said Smiley. She said cause of stress among working women. higher rents for married students, he playground equipment, ncli
when CCAC leaves there will be 2,700 Smiley and Elias said finding a place said. huge slide which spans the'
square feet in the Education Building for children to stay is a major worry "It makes us angry," said Smiley, height of the room in the
that could be used for office space. among married students at the Univer- referring to Johnson's suggestion to in- Building, will be unable to a
OTHER ALTERNATIVES suggested sity. Many times, said Elias, students lude day care facilities in a com- them to their new home, whe
by the center, including moing into are forced to delay their education munity center that would raise North might be.
North Campus apartments, have been because they can't find a place to-take Campus rents. "It could be three years "Sometimes we feel quite a
turned down by the administration. care of their children. or it could be 20 before a community situation," said Smiley. "W
"Their's is a separate problem," said LESLIE DIPIETRO, directorof the center is built. We want to keep day ting tired of fighting the Univi
Johnson. "While I can empathized and Ann Arbor Child Care and Coordinating care alive."
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(Continued from Page 1 tempted purchase of the Star. Africa.
said that as prime minister, Vorster Dubbed "Infogate" by South African When the scandal first surfac
"knew everything" from the outset newspapers, the scandal began to sur- ster stepped down as prime m
about a secret fund of $60 million to $120 face last year, making tighter and and his former information m
million established to improve South tighter circles around Vorster, a 64- Connie Mulder, and the directo
Africa's image in the world with media year-old political veteran. South African Information
support. THE COMMISSION'S first interim tment, Eschel Rhodie, reE
The report, by a government-appoin- report appeared to exonerate him, sup- Rhodie, now wanted here for ft
ted commission headed by Judge porting his protestations of innocence, believed hiding in Europe.
Rudolf Erasmus, officially confirmed a but a second was more critical, and the through their department thats
year-long tide of revelations that a top- one released yesterday said he knew all the funds allegedly were funnele
secret information team had for six about the secret-project campaign - THE REPORT said McGoff
years operated a worldwide propagan- aimed at assuaging international to testify before the commission
da campaign riddled with political criticism of the country's separatist went into detail about how loa
maneuvering,, blackmail and cover- racial policies. allegedly were channeled t
ups. In his 12 years as prime minister, through a Swiss bank.
AMONG THE biggest expenditures in Vorster held an iron grip on the
the secret fund, according to the report, National Party and combined a deter- McGoff, 54, of Williamston, M
was $11.35 million allegedly loaned to mined dedication to the party's official president of Panax Corp., whi(
Michigan publisher John McGoff for ef- policy of race segregation with efforts seven daily and 25 weekly news
forts to buy the Washington Star, the to make that policy more palatable to in Michigan, Illinois, Florid
Sacramento California Union, and a the black majority and the world at Virginia. He is also president of
half-share in UPI-TN, a London-based large. Communications, which ow
television news.firm operated in con- Within the party, he was regarded as Union, and other newspap
junction with the news service United a "verligte" "enlightened" conser- California and Texas, along wit
Press International. vative, as compared with the hard-line TN.
The Star bid failed, but McGoff did "verkramptes" "narrows".
buy the Union and the half-share in HE ALLOWED some relaxation of
UPI-TN. McGoff was not immediately petty segregation laws, opening public
available yesterday for comment, but facilities and some hotels and
in the past he has denied any South restaurants to all races. He also attem-
African funds were involved in his at- pted to establish links with black
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