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Page 2-Thursday, June 1, 1978-The Michigan Dail
Surprise!
WASHINGTON (AP) - Consumers months of the:
were battered by a 2.4 per cent monthly "IT'S BA]
increase in grocery prices in April and whenever the
a 0.9 per cent hike in overall prices, the going up nearl
worst in more than a year, the gover- month, but let
nment said yesterday recent rates o1
The price of beef was up by a record off into the fut
6.6 per cent during the month, sur- Commerce De
passing the previous monthly high of 6.5 "I think it
per cent in May 1975. assume that
THE APRIL consumer price index flation in the e
confirmed the gloomy predictions of represent a
Carter administration economists that gathering fo
inflation in the economy is worsening, That's not lik
although they still expect relief later in said.
the year. Administra
Prices increased during the last three already on rec
months at an annual rate of 10per cent,
which if continued for the entire year,
would make 1978 the worst year for in-
flation since 1975, when prices rose 12.2 M
per cent.
However, one key government (Contin
economist said it would be a mistake to without a subp
expect inflation to continue to worsen at The Supren
the same pace as during the first few however, that

y
Inflation's up again
year. big increase in consumer prices in May, has caused Americans to consider in-
D NEWS, all right, and say the earliest they now expect flation the No. 1 problem in the
consumer price index is significant improvement is in June. economy.
y one per cent in a single INFLATION ALREADY has caused
's not put a curve to the the government to take steps to slow the At a news conference last week,
f increase and propel tem economy to try to relieve pressure on President Carter said he thinks the high
ure," said William Cox,'a prices. The Federal Reserve Board has rates of inflation of the past few months
partment economist. increased interest rates, and the Carter are temporary, but he agreed that "the
would be a mistake to administration has trimmed its tax cut worst domestic problem we now have is
these high rates of in- proposal and pledged to put a tighter lid inflation."
early months of this year on government spending.
momentum that is It is a gamble on the government's The administration now expects in-
rce and accelerating. part because if it applies the brakes to flation for the entire year to be in the 6.5
ely to be the case," he the economy too hard, it could plunge per cent to 7 per cent range, up from its
the nation into a new recession. The earlier prediction of a 6.1 per cent in-
tion economists are alternative, however, would be an ever- crease in consumer prices. Prices rose
ord as expecting another upward spiral of prices that already last year 6.9 per cent.
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as accessible to searches and seizures
as are other businesses. White said
each case should be handled in-
dividually before a warrant is issued.
Joining White in the Supreme Court
majority were Chief Justice Warren
Burger and Justices Harry Blackmun,
Lewis Powell, and William Rehnquist.
DISSENTING were Justices Potter
Stewart, Thurgood Marshall and John
THE MICHIGAN DAILY
volume LXxxvIII, No. 21-S
Thursday, June 1, 1978
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Paul Stevens. Justice William Brennan
declined to vote, as he was con-
valescing from an operation.
Speaking for both himself and Mar-
shall, Justice Stewart wrote of the
majority's seeming disregard for the
freedom of the press and their ability to
protect sources.
"It seems self-evident that police
searches of newspaper offices burdens
the freedom of the press," he wrote in a
dissenting statement. "It requires no
blind leap oLfaith to understand tfrat a
person who gives information to a jour-
nalist only on condition that his identity
will not be revealed will be less likely to
give that information if he knows that,
despite the journalist's assurance, his
identity may in fact be disclosed,"
Stewart wrote.
ACROSS THE -NATION, numerous

newspaper editors and television and
radio news directors voiced displeasure
with the decision. David Ansley, the
editor of the jStanford Daily News,
termed the decision "a sad day in the
history of the American press."
In a statement released early in the
afternoon, Washington Post Editor Ben
Bradlee called the decision "a crippling
blow .. to freedom of the press." He
said that the Pentagon papers would
never have been published and
Watergate never uncovered if the
measure had been in force at the time.
"If this decision were enforced
during Watergate, it requires no stretch
of the imagination to perceive police in
these offices on a regular basis on a
fishing expedition for Messrs. Nixon,
Haldeman, Mitchell, Erlichman and
company!" he charged.

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Ann Arbor - 1978!
Greek Festival
Thursday, June 1, Friday, June 2, and Saturday, June 3
-1K
GREEK FOOD PASTRY SALE
00 C ) Midn ight I00 m. Midigiht
ENTERTAINMENT
Lice BouzioukiBand
Grecian Boutique Daily Prizes
Taverna
vening Admission:
$l,50 afgerb6:30p., - . ,
St. Nicholas-
Creek Orthodox Church
nIc 0e1:.s 4 n
[ I cc to the Music of "Dino ;, the Continentals

Repairs on Church St.
underway-at last
(Continued from Page 1)
Maynard St. between Jefferson and extend the sidewalk to the curb in order
William St.; and Wgshtenaw Place to accommodate more pedestrians and
between Huron and Catherine are also make it the proper width for snow
under consideration for major facelifts plows, Weidenbach said.
this summer. Church St. has not undergone major
The work on these streets is a part of repairs since the seven-inch thick con-
a four-phase city plan designed to crete slabs were laid 60 years ago. Over
rehabilitate Ann Arbor's deteriorating the next three months, workers from
roads. Under the new budget approved the West Side Concrete Co. under a city
by City Council last week, $2 million contract will break up the concrete,
will be allocated for street repairs. cart it away, and pour a new seven inch
The cost of repairing Church layer. They will also widen the road by
Street-about $140,000-will be split by three feet to comply with new state
the University and the city. The regulations.
University will foot half the bill since Concrete is a little more expensive
East Quad fronts a large chunk of the than other surfaces, said Piehl, but
street, said University director. of should last another 50 or 60 years. "We
business operations J.P. Weidenbach. are building a high quality road," he
ITWILL ALSO pay a little extra to said.
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