1984-09-24; Central Michigan Life
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Central Michigan LIFE Monday. September 24. 1S>.S4 19S4CMLIKK 12 pages Mount Pleasant. Mich 488.S9 Vol.67 No. 12 63 arrests at Main Street bash Fight police agencies arrested 63 people ;it a four- block Main Street party Satur- day night which was estimated to have more than 2,000 people. All but 16 of the arrests were made by issuing appearance tickets. Mount Pleasant City Police officers reported Police would not release the names of those arrested until they appeared in court Police brought out protective not near such as helmets, not sticks and shields. Partiers in the 1000 block of South Main Street started blocking traffic at about 10 P m (iroups of people bounced and lilted up cars and turned them sideways in the street. Other cars later began to back <>tf MauiStrcc! south Officers continued to patrol the perimeter of the party along Bellows Street. High Street and further north, as well as north-south side streets, police said. Agencies assisting the Mount Pleasant Police Depart ment were the Isabella County Sheriff's Department. CMU Department of Public Safety, the St. Louis Police Department. Tribal Police. Midland City Police Department, the Midland County Sheriffs Department and the Michigan State Police Post in Mount Pleasant. Arrests were made for crimes committed in the presence of an officer. People were taken by police cruisers to a bus parked near Finch Fieldhouse. The bus was bor rowed from the Isabella County Transportation Commission, a state police trooper said liy 1 .>() a.m Sunday 10 arrests bad been made and appearance tickets w e r c issued at the bus Once the people showed indeiitificatioii to police they were photographed and released, a Mount Pleasant City Police-officer said Appearance dates are Oct. 1 and 8. a deputy said The photos were taken and ID required in order to identify people for warrants if they did not appear in court, a Mount Pleasant police officer said If the did not have ID they were taken to jail until an ID was brought A majority of those arrested after 2 p.m. were taken by bus loads to the Isabella County Jail on Mosher & I'nivcrsitv until they could post bail, an Isabella County deputy said Charges included failure to obey a police command, open intoxicants m the street, minors in possession of alcohol, felonious assault, dis orderly conduct, resisting arrest and obstructing an officer, deputies said Uudcrsheriff John liradac said tbe reasons for using the II TC bus were to centralize arrests for police agencies and avoid over crow dint: in the jail. At 2:05 a m. Sunday after circling the area, 1.? police cars lined up ai'd drove south on Mam Street Officers in the front car with a loudspeaker advised persons to clear the aiea .... ..,, ... ... ♦See "Party ' — page 12 T Police ask for assistance The Mount Pleasant Police Department Ihnrsday asked for assistance from the governor in handling college parties off campus Mount Pleasant Public Safely Director Martin Trombley could not be reached for conimenl on tin- move Publicly asking for help 11 om the governor put s the I'niversity in a bad light. .lames Hill. \ ice president ol Student Atfans, said "I Ihink it will lellect very iug.iti-.cly on Central and the student body, but it may give some consistency to handling college parties statewide." 1 111! s.nd Hill said asking the gov crnor hu* assistance may bruin more pressure on the I'mv ei sitv to he nun e strict on en I ore ing student conduct codes lor ol f campus beliav loi . he said Currently, the Ciiiversit v only takes act ions against students for off-campus behavior when tbe University's image is affected and persons complain tothe I'niversity, he said 1 hli said lie be I lev es the |>i obi em is not mini tie to Central and perhaps by going to the governor, party policy cm be looked at statewide. Hill saul he had not visited lhe Main .sit ect p.n ty and had not talked with Tromhlev about entoi eeiueiil ol tins weekend's pai ty Officials optimistic about MMI funding Two people are led aw about 2:30a.m.Sundav. cm mi i."" i»..»i« ay as police from several agencies in the surrounding area converged on a block party on Main Street MIDLAND Officials tioin the stale. CMU and the Michi gan Molecular Institute are optimistic stale landing tot the CMU MMI merger can he sC cured but when it can is another question Phillip Jourdan. duel o! stal 1 lor (lov James P.lau chard, said a fact t Hiding meet ing Friday with CMU and MMI ott icials cleared the air ot "bad information" about the intent ot the merger 1 Ie said he w ill meet vv ith 1 he (oivernor to discuss thi- lumi nig but is unsure if t muling can be secured this y ear be tore I he I .egislature ad |oui ns lilauchard vetoed a SoOO.OOO tn si viar appropriation for the attihatioit Aug 2 saying tundmg would have to await tin- I nuhngs ot a Commission on the Fut in i* ol Higher Fducation report due in 1 leceniber. "It would be less than gracious to prciudgc a particular pait tit their recotn meiida ! ii nis. Jourdan said CMU Piesulent Harold Abel said the I nivci >ity could make a last ihtch el fort this year by request ing the Legislature appropt i.ite money by way of a Supplemental Appropriation but he preli r-> to wait for the ♦ See "MMI" —pace 12 CMU may get funds if cigarette tax amended byJAMESGEMMELL LIFE Staff Writer Central slands to receive about >2 24 million from the state beginning by about December ls'S.s. if the legislature passes a bill that is slated to be read into I he st ate Senate today F.xpected to be approved by the Senate this weekend. Sen ate bill T"4(l a proposed amendment to the l^S2 cigarette tax - will require House of Representatives approval in order to go into effect, said David Murphy, Michigan Fducation Senate Fiscal Agency chief State aid payments would be made to Central on a monthly allocation basis m order to par^ tially restore the state's 1482 and los.i executive order recalls ot funding to state education The restoration would take effect once the state's working capital reserve account is restored by lhe re venues, probably in December. l'-JS.S, Murphy said Since the House adjourned until Nov 1. no final action will betaken on it before then, even if the senate approves it next weekend. Murphy said Ihe 10 cent per pack tax has been earning about ilO million m monthly revenues, said Murphy, who reportedly may re apply fur the CMU associate- vice provost post he declined Aug 17 About S145 million in scheduled funding was recalled in 1482 and ls>H3 from higher education, community colleges and K-12 institutions in Michigan. Murphy said. "If the bill passes, the money will be restored on a monthly- basis through direct allocations in the school districts, community colleges and higher education in the same proportions that the money was taken out." Murphy said Sixly-two percent of the total S145 million cut tn state education was recalled from K-12 schools, while \\ '» pei i cut vi ais withheld Irom higher education and 5s percent held tioin community colleges m !he losj and l'^S.-i executive mdei re calls. Murphy said The bill would ri-stm e all ot the loS2 recall, and le-iim* NI percent ot the I'-asd-. u-call, he said It would take about 14 to 15 months for Central to receive the total S2.2.:l'-M4(l m recalls at the current rate of >10 million per month the cigarette re- venues are earning since the funding would not be implemented until the state's w (irkniu capital res e r v e account is restored probably in December. l'-'Ss Central would not receive its total funding outlined in the lull until about April of ll/S~. Murphv said "I think U would be great lint until it actually comes, there's not much vou can do." said Ihomas Kepp. assistant vice piesulent lor lUisiiu-s and Finance. "We've been using revenues to build the working capital it- serve account so the state doesn't have- to borrow every vear, which saves the taxpayers money because when we borrow we have to pay in Icresl." Murphy said The executive orders of il>f-2 and Ios.-; were "1US2 Ft" and U'S.-i S * After state education receiv es t he last ot its recalled tuiids sometime around April, \'>S~. the tax revenues will go into iiu* state's general fund. Murphy saul After receiving about an 11 pel cent increase ill state aid pay mints tor fiscal ls<K4-KN. higher education mav receive another significant shot m the arm "1 think the bill is a recognition ot the problems faced not only by higher education, but all ol education in Michigan . .we've bad major program terminations and financial reductions in state support " In Brief The Faculty Vocal Quartet scheduled lo perform at CMU Tuesday at 8 p.m. has canceled its concert due to a death in one of the member's family. Inside The Marching Chips performed at the Pontiac Silver- dome Sunday. page 3 Enrollment has decreased about 2 percent. page S Sports Quarterback Bob DeMarco sparkled Saturday as the CMU football team crashed rival Western Michigan 38-19. Weather Becoming partly sunny. 50 percent chance of thunder- showers, high in the mid 70s to near 80s.
|Title||1984-09-24; Central Michigan Life|
|Publisher||Students of Central Michigan University|
|Description||Monday, September 24, 1984 issue of the student newspaper of Central Michigan University. Also known as CM-Life. Originally published biweekly. Later published three times a week during the academic year and once a week during the summer. Began publication in 1941. Previously known as Central State Life. Issues from 1999 to the present are available online at the CMLife website.|
|Subject/Keywords||Central Michigan University - Newspapers; Mount Pleasant (Mich.) - Newspapers; Isabella County (Mich.) - Newspapers; College student newspapers and periodicals;|
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