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Thursday, May 24, 1973


Page Three


Usalary list suit dismissed
A lawsuit demanding that the Univer-
1 sity make public the salaries, age, sex,
race, job classification and qualifications
of all its employes by name, has been dis-
< - - 7missed by the State Court of Appeals.
* The suit, filed by The Daily, Student
Government Council (SUC), and four oth-
er campus groups 1 .st February was dis-
missed -without comment by Appeals
Court Judges George Bashara, Vincent
f F*Brennan and Michael O'Hara.
4 THE COURT action was made public
yesterday, though the decision was ren-
Y dered last week.
SSG Legal Advoc'te Thomas Bentley
attorney for those brioging the action,
t $ , .said th-at he expected anl opinion wotuld
oon follosw to dcri the ra ss for the
According to Btle y, the dismissal may
,hae resulted from questions dealing with
- court jurisdi-tion or the legal standing of
- - th-, pl-intiffs, and not from the points
raised by the suit.
FTi HEUNIV EISITY h id claimed that
the C'urt of App2aIs w's not the proper
Ld or1 arie for -ictiivi of the salary suit
Iny. tn ddition, the defense brief had
org-ed that SG.- -and The 1)ily, because
of links with the Uiiersity, could not sue
that institiutiwt
I think th it the decisioin wias icor-
rect,' said iteotlev, ht I wont know
until I see Ihe opiuioin. I don't think that
- the merits of t -ec-s- were decided, and
I don't think that the issue is necessaril'
How dare you Henry! ail Co-Editor-in-Chief Christopher
What appears to be a parting pat about to be delivered to the cheek of Henry Kissinger, right, by North Vietnam s I1e Duc Parks said last night that "We feel the
Tho, is actually Thu waving over Kissinger's shoulder yesterday as the two concluded their week-long series of meetings in State Appeals court has made a highly
St. Nom La Breteche, outside Paris. See story, page 9. See 'U', Page 10
nspection ofrat fod

Antioch on strike
Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio,
has mailed expulsion notices to 30 stud-
ents after a confrontation in which two
deans were blocked from entering student-
occupied buildings and were pelted with
eggs. The building takeover is part of a
month-long student strike over the uncer-
tain status of financial aid at the college.
The striking students want a written con-
tract with the administration to guarantee
financial aid until they graduate. School
officials said they cane only assure aid for
the next two years because of impending
federal and college budget cutbacks.
RPP loses
The Friends of the Rainbow People's
Party (RPP) have lost an initial legal
battle with the University over RPP's
right to rent Hill Auditorium. A suit filed
by-the Friends was overturned by Circuit
Court Judge Edward Deake on the
grounds that he lacked jurisdiction and
that the suit lacked specificity in its
claims. The suit arose over the refusal of
University President Robben Fleming to
rent Hill to RPP for an election boogie
on -April 1, 1972. RPP attorney Donald
Koster indicated he will apply for a re-
hearing, and if that fails, he will appeal.
Happenings .. .
. . . are what you make them today. If
you want to work off some steam, try
co-ed swimming at the Margaret Bell Pool
from 7 to 8 p.m. . . . For a slight fee, you
can play golf at the University Golf
Course between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m... . The
IM Building is open for your use from 8
a.m. to 7 p.m. . . . If you're not feeling
terribly athletic, you can check out "The
Spirit of Ireland," a rare book exhibit on
the 7th floor of the Graduate Library.
A2S weather
Partly sunny skies today will provide
some relief from wet weather. However,
clouds should fill back in as a new storm
system moves east from Nebraska. Highs
today in the mid-60's, lows tonight 50-55.

services urged
By SUE SOMMER so such incidents would not occur.
In the wake of an April incident of UNTIL FEBRUARY, 1970, these stiall-
food poisoning in an unnamed fraternity, group housing units were inspected by
frustrated University officials have hauled University Health Service. But Housing
out a two-year-old code of fraternity, Director John Feldkamp declared it be-
sorority and c6-op food service regulations yond the University's legal authority to
for renewed consideration by City Coun- force privately owned off-campus units to
cil comply with University standards and
Specifications of the code would, hope- discontinued inspection tours.
fully prevent such mishaps as occurred "Nobody has manpower. Nobody is sure
last April when a case of food poisoning where responsibility lies," said Alex
resulted from fish which was left out to Hawkins, director of Off-Campus Housing.
defrost for 16 hours. As small-group facilities, fraternities,
If the code is passed by City Council, sororities and co-ops are not regulated
the city would assume responsibility for under state laws for public food service
inspecting these small-group housing units establishments.
Detroit police, pushers
indicted on drug charges

THE INCREASED population density is
these student houses, as well as inexpeii-
ence with food preparation, however, has
created dangerous health conditions, ac-
cording to Hawkins.
He would like to see the city accept
responsibility for inspecting these small-
group facilities.
City sanitarians cannot act, though, un-
less City Council revises its housing code.
Under the current code, fraternities, so-
rorities and co-ops are inspected only for
structural safety and possible fire hazards.
"We can't cram a new code down the
Council's throat," remarked Hawkins.
"It's not worth having it on the books if
it's not enforced.
THE CITY IS already letting go five of
its housing inspectors so that it can in-
crease salaries for the police and fire de-
partments," he said.
Feldkamp said he urged the city three
years ago to adopt a code that would pro-
vide for kitchen inspections in small group
units. However, the city cl-timed these
units, because of their fraternal nature,
are like private homes, and should not
be subject to inspection.
ALONG WITH city legislation, Hawkins
sees the need for the University to ac-
cept an advisory role, by teaching house
stewards and even professional cooks
safety procedures for handling and stor-
ing food.
Student housing, he explained, should
be inspected "from a rehabilitative point
of view," rather than closed down."
SPECIAL INTEREST in inspection reg-
ulations has been expressed by City
Councilman William Colburn, prompting
a second look at the University's original
The food service code has already been
introduced to the Council in a working
session, but it does not appear further
action will take place ur.lil Hawkins
meets with Colburn in June.

DETROIT (UPI) - A Wayne County
Citizens grand jury indicted 28 persons
yesterday, including 12 policemen from
a single precinct, on charges of selling
and possessing heroin and cocaine.
In addition, 23 persons, including an
unspecified number of policemen, were
indicted as co-conspirators.
WAYNE COUNTY Prosecutor William
Cahalan and Detroit Police Commissioner
John Nichols told a news conference that
all those indicted were being arrested on
warrants issued yesterday.
They said the indicted persons were to,
be arraigned today before Judge John
Murphy, presiding judge of Detroit Re-
corder's Criminal Court.
The 28 persons were indicted on seven.
separate crimes, and one of the officers
was charged with committing all seven.
All but two of the 12 officers were

charged with at least six offenses, Ni-
chols said.
THE CHARGES included conspiracy to
deliver cocaine and heroin, possession of
cocaine and heroin and obstruction of jus-
The 17-member grand jury, a secret in-
vestigative body, has been investigating
Detroit's multi-million dollar narcotics
traffic for several months. The indict-
ments have been expected for some time.
"This has been the most intensive and
cooperative investigation in the history of
this community," Cahalan said.
THE POLICE investigation of drug
traffic was headed by Lt. George Bennett
in cooperation with several other law en-
forcement agencies, including the Attor-
ney General's task force on crime, the
Wayne County task forceand the Wayne
County Sheriff's Department.

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