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May 18, 1985 - Image 1

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lie Midigan al
Ninety-five years of editorial freedom
Vol. XCV, No. 2-S 1hMgco Dily Saturday, May 18, 1985 Fifteen Cents
Legionnaire's disease suspected
By KATIE WILCOX o 1May 9, and the Wayne County Health
Thirty people who attended a 30 ShoW symptom S o illness Department immediately egan an
banquet at the Hilton Airport Inn in investigation, Tait said. Department
Romulus have reported symptoms of officials took water samples of the
Legionnaire's disease, an unusual Keith Tait, Wayne County Health GREEN Moore, 76, is listed in very diarrhea, vomiting, aches, and swimming pool and whirlpool and
illness that is fatal in 15 percent of Department director of com- critical condition in Detroit weakness. Outbreaks in groups are tested the food and air conditioning
hospitalized cases. municable diseases, said the only link Osteopathic Hospital. A uncommon, Tait said - perhaps one systems. The pools were shut down
A Detroit man who attended the between the victims was the banquet. spokeswoman confirmed that Moore every couple of years in the country. until disinfected by a method called
banquet was admitted to University "That was the common denominator has contracted the disease. Individual cases are more common "Shocking."
Hospitals with signs of the disease, among all who are involved. There is Legionnaire's disease is a form of with four to five every year in Wayne "No significant risk or exposure
but spokesman Dave Friedo said the no other common association," he pneumonia caused by a bacteria and County alone, factor was found after we had taken
man suffered from respiratory said. is spread by water droplets. It is not TAIT SAID several cases have not those precautionary measures," Tait
problems. Only one case of the disease has transferrable from one person to been confirmed because "the said.
THE HOTEL banquet was held for been confirmed, but nine others have another. organism is very difficult to grow The Wayne County Health Depar-
the Pentecostal Temple Church in been hospitalized. Three are in Symptoms of the disease include from culturing." tment is looking for individuals who
Inkster andabout400 people attended., serious condition. fever, headaches, chills, nausea, The symptoms were reported on show signs of the disease.
Soviet emigre gives students
a different perspective
By CHRISTY RIEDEL amount of pleasant and unpleasant memories.
w ,"In my previous life, there were times when I His energy, however, has not shown the slightest
was just at the bottom, as I am now. I didn't signs of waning. The short, stocky man is still as
know that I could make it. vibrant, deliberate, and emphatic as when he
"And finally, not once, at least three times in began telling his story.
my previous life, I made it. So my experience For Yanov, who has been a visiting associate
convinces me that it is possible - if I would have professor of political science at the University
enough energy and heart and conviction - it is since the fall of 1983, being "at the bottom" holds
possible to make it here, too." a meaning that many would find difficult to un-
POLITICAL SCIENCE Prof. Alexander Yanov derstand.
has been talking for over an hour, filling in the JUST LAST year he published what many con-
details of his "previous life" in the Soviet Union. sider his best book, "Drama of the Soviet 1960's:
He tells the tale in a heavily accented voice, A Lost Reform." He has a following of students
stopping at times to look for the right word. who find him a provocative instructor and a good
When he is uncertain, he occasionally looks to his friend. Several colleagues admire the Soviet
daughter Marina. emigre's accomplishments and consider him a
His is a long story and one that holds an equal
Fight puts 2 in 'U' hospital
By LAURA BISCHOFF Shots were fired but no one was injured by the
Two Ypsilanti men are in the University stray bullets, Suomala said.
Hospital after they were beaten with a bottle and AT YESTERDAY'S arraignment Ketzner told
baseball bat during a brawl at Gallup Park Judge George Alexander that "it was in self
Thursday evening. defense . . . The only reason I did that was
A hospital spokeswoman listed Billy Joe Russell because the guy (Russell) had a shotgun."
as in serious condition last night, while Robert Ketzner was charged with assault with intent
Preston was listed as being in critical condition. to do great bodily harm, and the court also will
- POLICE arrested David Agar, 19, and George require his appearance at a preliminary exam
,. Ketzner, 18, both from Ann Arbor, in connection on May 29. Alexander warned Ketzner not to go
with the beating. Agar remains in Washtenaw to Gallup Park or have any contact with anyone
Photo by DAN HABIB County Jail after his arraingment in 15th District involved in the case while he is free on bond.
Daily P b aAN HA Court while Ketzner was released after posting 10 Agar, already on probation for a previous in-
ow n an d rty percent of his $2,000 bond. cident, allegedly used the baseball bat and was
According to Ann Arbor Police Sgt. Jan charged with the greater offense of assault with
Shortstop Barry Larkin forces out Minnesota Gopher Mike Halloran st second in yester- Suomala, Russell took a gun from his car and the intent to commit murder. The maximum
day's Michigsn defest Larkm crscked two round-trippers, but it wasn't enough. See story, threatened to shoot Ketzner and Agar, who penalty for the charge is life in prison.
Page eight. responded by attacking Russell and Preston with Agar was unable to post the $20,000 bond set by
the bottle and the baseball bat. the court.
Dreaming Groovy Irresponsible
Bill Shakespeare The Philadelphia
enters the'80s. Partly sunny with highs MOVE bombing.
Arts, Page 5 in the mid-60s. Opinion, Page 6

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