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Indiana
An Indiana university professor was
arraigned Monday in U.S. District
Court for running a prostitution ring out
of his home.
COLEGE S..
After receiving an anonymous tip,
Bloomington police officials arrested
Prof. John Kruegar Saturday morning.
Officials confiscated Kruegar's records

prof lini
of clients and prostitutes which date
back to 1977.
Kruegar, who also used the name
Paul Toll, teaches Ukranian and
Russian at the university. He was
released on a $5,000 bond.
The Indiana Daily Student
Chemicals missing from
Florida lab
More than 30 bottles of lethal

The Michigan Daily - Thursday, August 4, 1983-- Page 7
ked to prostitution

chemicals, which can be used to make
hallucinogenic drugs, were reported
missing last month from a chemistry
lab at the University of Florida in
Gainesville.
A storekeeper in the chemistry lab
said 14 pounds of sodium cyanide and 19
pints of pyridene were missing. These
drugs, combined with a third, produce
the hallucinogenic drug phincyclindine,

or PCP.
Univeristy and local police officials
said they aren'tcertain if someone stole
the chemicals. But the lab storekeeper
said it is unlikely that such a large
number of bottles would be misplaced.
The Independent Florida Alligator
Compiled by Halle Czechowski
Colleges appears every Thursday

Rhode Island's crime fund may go broke

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Rhode Island's crime
victims compensation fund is going broke, a victim of
too much success.
More and more people have discovered that they
can turn to the fund for up to $25,000 in medical bills,,
lost wages and compensation for pain and suffering..
IN THE PAST 12 months; the fund has paid out
$1,097,734 - more than twice what it gathered in fees
assessed against convicted criminals and interest on
the principal, according to records.
"I can only see this becoming accelerated as time
goes on," said Attorney General Dennis Roberts II.
"We want to take steps to make them (victims) feel
part of the societal team - the prosecutor, the police
and the victim," he said.
THE CRIME Victims Indemnity Fund "is essential
to giving the average person the faith they should
have in the criminal justice system," he said.

More than half the states have funds similar to
Rhode Island's. Established in 1978, it paid its first
claim in 1979. Twenty-seven claims were paid out in
1982, bringing the total to 51 at the end of that year,
according to court records.
The fund showed a balance of $114,754 as of Aug. 1.
If it goes below $100,000, the fund shuts down until it
generates enough money to resume paying claims. It
is based on fees ranging from $500 for someone sen-
tenced to more than five years on a felony to $10 for a
misdemeanor.
"THE SAD PART of it is that if the fund runs out, a
lot of people will be left uncompensated," said Daniel
Schrock, a lawyer specializing in claims against the
fund.
"I had a case where a man in his 50s was attacked
in his apartment in Providence last November," he
added. "His jaw was fractured, a lot of bones broken.

he was out of work for four months, to the point
where he was laid off. He was able to collect lost
wages. It meant alot to him."
People making claims have to bring a civil suit
against the state in Superior Court. The person must
have filed a police report within 10 days of a crime; it
is not necessary for someone to have been convicted.
"Then it's a matter of adding up the medical ex-
penses, lost wages, something for pain and suffering
and arrive at fees for the attorney," said John Horan,
an administrator for the Superior Court.
In Michigan, Gov. James Blanchard earlier
this year proposed eliminating the Crime Victims
Compensation Board as part of a $225 million budget
cut, but the proposal drew public protest and was
withdrawn.

Council questions cost
of Tally Hall'project
(Continued from PageD which has not been thoroughly
stroy the character of Washington Street examined.
and come up too close to a nearby apar- JERNIGAN SAID he informally sur-
tment building. veyed about a dozen city restaurant
The project is modeled after the owners and merchants this week and
highly successful Tally Hall in Far- none of them supported the project.
mington Hills. But Councilmembers But a study done last year by Mayor
are questioning whether Tally Hall Lou Belcher's "Blue Ribbon Parking
could be as successful in Ann Arbor. Committee" showed that 600 parking
EVENTUALLY the project would spaces are needed in the State Street
shopping ares.
pay back the city by drawing in profits Councilmembers may feel pressure
from parking and property laxes, said to support Tally Hall, or Belcher's "pet
Bruce Laidlaw, the city attorney, project," and not make waves, said
In theory the parking; should Raphael Ezekiel (D-Third Ward).
ultimately be self-supporting," he said. "THE MAYOR is putting very
The city would not make a profit from strong pressure on people in the city not
the restaurants because they would be to ask many questions," Ezekiel said.
independently owned Laidlaw said. "I know a lot of people who are
familiar with the deal that say the city
Critics, such as Gerald Jernigan (R- is not getting a fair deal," he said.
Fourth Ward), say Tally Hall could Belcher wasn't available for com-
have a strong impact on local business ment.
'U' sells hundreds of desks
(ContinuedfromPage 1) which will be replaced with the new
repairing them might be close to im- free-standing desks. The South Quad
possible, according to Levy, because desks which were essentially a long
many are so old it is difficult to find table with drawers and a bookcase,
replacement parts. The cost of were sold for $1 each.
refinishing and repairing the desks South Quad Building Director Mary
could be more than buying new ones, he Antieau, said it was cheaper to sell the
said. desks for $1 than to dispose of them.
Replacing the old desks will cost
more than $800,000 which will come out
of the housing reserve fund, made up DANIEL'S
from students' room and board money. "USED BABY THINGS"
Despite the high price tag, Levy
thinks the expense is worth it. BABY CRIBS, PLAYPENS,
"IT'S THE FIRST noticeable im- STROLLERS, CHANGING TABLES,
provement in many years," he said. TOYS, SWINGS, CLOTHING
"The new desks probably-are not made & MORE
as well as the old, but it's a cost factor." WE BUY, SELL & REPAIR
The new desks have four drawers and OPEN: MON-SAT 10-6
matching bookcases that can be at- 567 S. MAPLE
tached to the top.
Earlier this summer, workmen tore 761-9305
out the built-in desks in South Quad, ---------------

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