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Page 6-Thursday, August 3, 1978-The Michigan Daily
Farber wins 48-hour reprise
HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) - New pellate court. another justice. But, he said, "I don't ts Tuesday. The jury will decide the
York Times reporter Myron Farber In issuing the stay until noon Friday, believe we would do that." remaining counts.
won at least 48 more hours of freedom Marshall did not comment on whether Justice William Brennan usually has JASCALEVICH'S attorneys sought
yesterday when U.S. Supreme Court the Supreme Court would review the jurisdiction over emergency ap- Farber's notes on the case, and Arnold
Justice Thurgood Marshall temporarily case on its merits. plications from New Jersey when the ordered the reporter to turn them over
delayed his jail sentence. Farber will be jailed Friday unless high court is not in session, but he was for his confidential inspection.
Farber, ordered jailed until he turns another stay is issued. Under his sen- vacationing and was not available to The Times and Farber challenged the
over his notes on the Dr. X murder tence, he is to be jailed until he turns hear the case. The clerk of the court subpoena, basing their arguments on
case, was to report to the Bergen Coun- over his notes on articles about the assigned the matter to White. the First Amendment guarantee of a
ty Jail at noon yesterday. deaths of five patients at a Bergen AFTER WHITE rejected the petition, free press and the New York and New
INSTEAD, THE reporter was in New County hospital and then serve a six- The Times attorneys were free to apply Jersey shield laws.
York, waiting for Marshall's last- month contempt sentence for the to another justice. Scheiman said the reporter and
minute decision on the Times request refusal. Farber's investigation of a series of newspaper deserve a hearing on the
for a delay in the jailing, said Times at- MARSHALL ALSO stayed the mysterious deaths at Riverdell constitutional questions before the sen-
torney Eugene Scheiman. payment of a $5,000-a-day fine against Hospital in Oradell in the 1960s led to tences are carried through.
The Times, rebuffed by Justice Byron the Times until the notes are turned the re-opening of the inactive case and Farber is "grateful that he's getting
White on Tuesday, asked Marshall over. the indictment of Dr. Mario another chance of getting another court
yesterday to stay the contempt senten- If Marshall denies the permanent Jascalevich on five counts of murder. to hear his arguments prior to being
ce pending an appeal to the full U.S. stay, Scheiman said Farber and The Trial Judge William Arnold acquitted jailed," Scheiman said.

Supreme Court or a New Jersey ap- Times could take their application to

Jascalevich on two of the murder coun-
AATA ou
plan for
(Continued from Page 3
Arborland and will not run into the
Braeburn Circle neighborhood;
" Towner Route will connect with
Tappan Junior High instead of being
routed to Arborland through Pittsfield.
These revisions have been made to
routing alternatives proposed at the
board's July 16 meeting when the
"quarter mile plan" was suggested.
THE AATA STAFF has suggested a
timetable calling for the route changes
from the present system to be adopted
in three 11-week stages. If, for example,
the board approves a new route plan in
two weeks, the final phase in the plan
could be completed the week of April 8,

tlines new
)us routes
1979.
During last night's meeting, the
board heard public comments on the
advisability of shifting away from Dial-
A-Ride service toward line bus service.
Several representatives of local
senior citizens groups spoke in favor of
maintaining Dial-A-Ride service, at
least to meet the needs of the elderly
and handicapped. A group of 10 Miller
Manor residents addressed the board
and brought a petition signed by 80
senior citizens urging the board to con-
tinue, and upgrade Dial-A-Ride service
for the elderly and handicapped.
Miller Manor resident Roseann
Roseman said, "I'm very dependent on
Dial-A-Ride. I have no other transpor-
tation - I don't know what I'd do if they
took Dial-A-Ride away."
Several citizens suggested that im-
proved line bus service would be far
more convenient to AATA passengers
than the present Dial-A-Ride system.
They suggested eliminating cross-town
routing through the downtown area in
favor of increased bus runs down the
major thoroughfares. There were,
however, no objections to maintaining
handicapped and senior citizen Dial-A-
Ride vans.
ACTION
awards
grant
(Continued from Page 3)
domestic violence programs, which the
Ann Arbor organization would coor-
dinate.
"The conference will get them all
together so they can learn from each
other," Peterson said.
Ann Arbor's organization, in existen-
ce since 1975, is run by volunteers and
nine staff members. Seven of the staff
members are paid by the Comprehen-
sive Employment and Training Act,
the primary financer of most domestic
violence organizations around the coun-
try.
Along with SAFE House, Ann Arbor's
Domestic Violence Project also spon-
Sors' c'tim assistance prograns in
svral are'a f the city.-

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