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Page 2-Thursday, July 22, 1982-The Michigan Daily
Consumers sue to
keep hot dogs pure

WASHINGTON (AP) -Four con-
sumer groups have sued to block a
change in federal regulations that would
let hot dogs and similar meats con-
tain finely ground bits of bone without it
being listed on the label.
In announcing the suit yesterday,
Rodney Leonard of the Community
Nutrition Institute said the change
"would cause meat products to be both
misbranded and adulterated, a
violation of the Federal Meat Inspec-
tion Law."
Leonard said the -change in
regulations by the Department of
Agriculture, which would let the bone
be listed as "calcium," would not make

clear to consumers that the meat also
contains added amounts of lead, cad-
mium, flouide and nucleic acid.
'IT'S NOT MEAT," Leonard said of
the hot dogs allowed under the proposed
labeling rule. "It's a different product
altogether."
In announcing the proposal last mon-
th, Donald Houston of the Agriculture
Department said, "Mechanically
separated meat . . . it's significant
potential source of wholesome food
made possible by new processing
technology."
He said it had been ignored because
of "regulatory requirements that are
more restrictive than necessary to
protect consumers."

Judge denies artist's bid.
for art fair reinstatement
1) claimed, adding that Lockard's work
(ContinuedfromPageihad not progressed recently. "I don't
Gombiner said an appeal will be con- label it (Lockard's work) as inventive
sidered, although he admitted that time anymore, although it might have been
constraints probably would prevent any 20 years ago," she said.
appeal from reinstating Lockard to this Lockard said he and the Committee
year's fair, which ends Saturday. for the Salvation of the Human Ex-
One of the jurors bn the Ann Arbor perience in the Visual Arts (SHEVA), a
Street Art Fair's acceptance commit- group that is supporting him, will con-
tee, Martha Keller, said it would be a tinue the fight against racism in art
good idea to have minority jurors on the fairs. "We're putting a call out to black
committee. "We are all accustomed to artists across the country to apply to
seeing certain kinds of art, and there the Ann Arbor Street Art Fair,"
may be unconscious racism," she said. Lockard said. "We have a goal of a
Keller denied, however, that there thousand applicants," he added.
was any conscious racism involved in Leslie Kamil-Miller, a member of
the decision to reject Lockard. The ar- SHEVAsaid the group will continue to
tist was rejected more on the grounds of function and support minority artists in
originality than craftsmanship, she the art fair.
Murder suspect in youth
slaying turns himself in
A suspect is in custody in connection Cooperative on the 2500 block of
with the murder of a 17-year-old boy Arrowwood Trail Sunday night.
Sunday on Ann Arbor's north side,
police said yesterday. Hearn and Armstrong apparently
The suspect, 29-year-old Manith had an argument in a private home
Armstrong of 2680 Arrowwood Trail in and went outside to continue the
Ann Arbor, turned himself in Monday dispute, police said. Hearn was shot
after a warrant for his arrest was in the chest with a small caliber han-
issued, according to Sgt. Harold Tin- dgun while standing in front of the
sey of the Ann Arbor Police Depar- house.
tment. Armstrong was arraigned Monday
Armstrong is accused of the on an open charge of murder and is
shooting death of Bennie Hearn, an being held in Washtenaw County Jail
Ypsilanti township youth. Hearn was without bond. A pre-trial examination
found dead outside the Arrowwood has been set for August 4.

Today
The weather
Today's skies will be partly cloudy, and take fair warning, there is a chan-
ce of thundershowers. Highs will reach into the middle 80s. D
Money-back medicine
E ASWOOD HOSPITAL of Memphis, Tenn., is offering a unique service
for unsatisfied patients. From now on, the hospital will give patients
refunds if medical service fails to measure up. "By placing our services un-
der a money-back guarantee, we are letting people know they will get the
service they have been promised, or they will get a credit on their account,"
said hospital administrator John Davis. The 243-bed hospital says that all
patients have to do is complain and they can get $15 back if their admission
isn't completed within 45 minuted, $10 back if a nurse fails to respond to a
call within a minute, and $5 if a meal is late or cold. But the plan, however,
does not cover every unavoidable medical drawback, said one hospital
spokesman. "How can we guarantee that the needle is not going to hurt or
that all the tests and procedures are going to be nice and comfortable?"
asked personnel director Travis Keenum. Q
Cadillac cops
T WO CADILLACS seized from an auto parts dealer in Titusville,
Fla., who is serving an 180-year prison sentence will be driven around
town - but with law officers behind the wheel. One will become the official
car of Sheriff Jake Miller. The other will be used by vice squad agents. The
vehicles were confiscated when Clarence Zacke of West Melbourne
originally was arrested on drug charges. Sincesthen, Zacke has been convic-
ted four times in murder-for-hire plots allegedly directed from the county
jail. The sheriff's department could sell the cars, but, "I'd rather have of-
ficers use them than sell them for peanuts," Miller said. The vice squad was
happy to use the second luxury car on the job. "Nobody would suspect a
Cadillac or a Mercedes," one vice agent said. "The criminals know we don't
have that kind of money." As for Miller, "I might as well drive it," he said.
"It's free." But the first thing he'll do before climbing behind the wheel of
the 1979 Caddy is remove a bumper sticker that reads: "Protected by the
Mafia." The sheriff says he'll replace it with one saying, "Love a Cop." .
Happenings
Films
CFT-Jaws, 4, 7, and 9:15 p.m., Michigan Theatre.
Miscellaneous
Scottish Country Dancers - beginning class, 7 p.m., intermediate class, 8
p.m., Union.
Medical Center Bible Study - meeting, 12:30 p.m., room F2230, Mott
Children's Hospital.
Inter- varsity Christian Fellowship - meeting, 7 p.m., Union.
To submit items for the Happenings Column, send them in care of
Happenings, The Michigan Daily, 420 Maynard St., Ann Arbor, M. 48109.
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being in his mid 20's, exposed himself in
the Alfred Taubman Medical Library
Tuesday night, police said yesterday.
According to witnesses, the man came
into the fifth floor of the library bet-
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