THE MICHIGAN DAILY
Wednesday, July 24, 1974
Page Eight THE MICHIGAN DAILY Wednesday, July 24, 1974
Dairy official pleads
guilty to illga donatioons
(CcntinAued from PiSe 3 campaIgns in 1968, 1970 and
gift from the milk producers to 1972, the brief presidential cam-
Nixon, which the co-op's law- paign of Mills (D-Ark.), and
yers have said also was an campaigns of Sen. James Abon-
illegal corporate donation. rezk (D-S.D.), Sen. Dick Clark
Parr admitted using corporate ( Iowa), former Rep. Page
money or corporate-salaried em-
ployes on behalf of Humphrey's Belcher (R-Okla.), and former
Rep. Patrick Hillings (R-Calif.).
Hillings is a friend of President
Nixon and once worked as a
lawyer for the milk producers.
PARR, of Little Rock, Ark.,
y'oufaces a maximum sentence of
up to five years in jail and a
see $10,000 fine on the federal con-
spiracy charge to which he
new s pleaded guilty.
Named as uncharged co-con-
happen spirators were the co-op's for-
mer general manager, Harold
coallNelson, and one of its former
lawyers, Stuart Russell of Okla-
76-DAILY homa City. Neither has been
granted immunity from prosecu-
(Continued from Pate 3)
individual, 13.5 million people
out of an eligible 25 million re-
ceived Federal aid, says HEW
CHIEF TSR researcher on the
project, James Morgan, criti-
cizes welfare policies for ne-
glecting families and instead of-
fering more incentives to in-
dividuals. He says that "family
dynamics are crucial."
"The widespread belief that
people can overcome poverty
through fierce determination
aided by welfare work in-
centives is a fallacy,"vargues
"A person's mental attitude
has little effect. Rather, out-
side factors influencing his fam-
ily make-up - new children or
divorces - are more signifi-
cant," he explains.
MORGAN ALSO argues against
guaranteed income schemes
which, he says, would prema-
turely split-up families and dou-
ble taxes used for welfare.
The HEW interpretation of the
University's findings sent to the
President, has also received
criticism from ISR.
According t HEW's Technical
Officer Jonathan Lane, w h o
monitor's the ISR research, the
President was particularly inter-
ested in the HEW figures indi-
cating that between 1968 and
1973, 45 per cent of the popula-
tion was eligible for welfare at
one time or another.
"These numbers provide the
Administration with just more
evidence that the present wel-
fare system needs overhauling,"
HOWEVER, Morgan disputes
the HEW figures, "These are ei-
ther a misinterpretation of our
research or they got them else-
where," he says.
"Our study dasn't designed to
make such estimates or catch
the Administration's welfare
cheaters," he states. "Rather,
what the data really shows is a
high turnover in the poverty
population," Morgan explained.
The project also stated that
women on the average are paid
$1 an hour less than men in
comparable jobs. A woman-
headed family's chances of per-
sistent poverty is twice as great
as male-headed; and Blacks
earn 10 per cent less than whites
holding similar jobs.
The ISR report has often in-
volved ISR personnel in massive
detective work - keeping tabs
on the increasingly mobile fam-
ilies and their offspring whom
they attempt to interview each
"We followed the original
5,000 families, and when some-
one leaves the family, we follow
them too - the sample keeps
growing!" states Joan Brinser,
an ISR program director.
Nevertheless, ISR hopes to
continue the follow-ups for at
least four more years. "We
would have lost the families
long ago if we didn't pay them,
For the first five years, ISR
personnel conducted personal
interviews among the families.
But recently, to cut expenses,
the Institute has conducted
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Money. Cold hard coin of the realm.
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