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THE MICMIGAN DAILY

tizens Committee To Support Ives

SGC Candidates Discuss
U' Academic Policies

next United States recreation, parking, public works
ted as a metropoli- and utilities."
"We recognize the great diffi-
that increased at- culties in dealing with the prob-
hinking in the area lems of human relations on the
nd zoning are cru- home front, both of groups and
that the people of of individuals," the statement
r may benefit by or- went on. "We do believe, however,
itable control of our that we are obliged to devote ade-
wth." quate time, thought, discussion
the preservation of and study toward the solution of
er, aaopted three to these problems."
an important safe- "Their difficult complexity does
e future " the com- not excuse us from the responsi-
'We have an excel- bility of facing up to the problems
ninistrator and we of human relations.
norma checks and Has Leisure Time
official cooperation -
red to suit his peak Ives, a senior pilot with Trans
World Airlines; "flies only eighty-
lanced Program five hours a month so be has a
a lancedprogram good deal of leisure time at
a balanced program home. "
ervice in police, fire, "Trans World Airlines highly
approves of his community serv-
ice and has assured him that in
CONTINUOUS the event of a conflict between his
TODAY flight schedule and city govern-
FROM 1 P.M. ment, it may be solved by making
a suitable change in his schedule."
A City Councilman from the
Second Ward, Ives has the best
attendance record at Council and
committee meetings since he was
elected, Lichty said.
Supports Charter
"His unqualified support of our
city charter, his concern for a bal-
anced program within our finan-
cial means, his cooperation with
fellow councilmen and the city
administrator are all on records,"
the statement says.
"Trained and disciplined by his
profession in making careful de-
isions," it continues, "we will
welcome Lloyd Ives as our next
mayor."
The members of the steering
committee are Lichty, Dr. and
Mrs. Craig Barlow, R i c h a r d C.
Boys, Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Brazer,
ii" Arthur Bromage, Mrs. Dorwin
Cartwright, Samuel D. Estep, Mrs.
Ralph S. Jackson, Mr. and Mrs.
Herbert Pilcher.
Others include John W. Reed,
Mrs. SamueluJ.dRupert, Russell A.
Smith, Mrs. Frederick K. Sparrow,
Jr., Franklin Moore, Mr. and Mrs.
9:20Edward L. Walker, Mr and Mrs
Harlow W. Brown, J. Richard
Coleman, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph
Huizenga,and Mr. and Mrs. A, K.
Steigerwalt.
LS -
U Final Concert
SRM To Feature
Shaw Chorale
outh" Suites from "Acts and Galatea"
by Handel will open the.final con-
cert of the Extra Concert Series,
featuring the Robert Shaw Chor
ale and Orchestra, Robert Shaw
conducting, at 2:30 p.m. tomor-
row in Hill Auditorium.
D R i U M "Requiem Mass" by Faure will
also be presented, and after in-
termission, the group will sing
"Four Faces of Love" and "True
Love" from "Five Songs on Old
yTexts"' by Hindemith.
Bartok's "Love Song" from
DIAL "Four Hungarian Foksongs;"
NO 2-3136 Schonberg's "The Lover's Wish"
from "Vier Stucke, Op. 27;" and
Stravinsky's "With Air Com-
manding" from "The Rake's Prog-
ress" will also be performed.
The program will conclude with
"Rhapsodie for Contralto Solo,
{ Male Chorus and Orchestra, Op.
in ®C8E 53" by Brahms; and Suite from
>? "Les Brigands" by Offenbach.
itr UGL Exhibits.
ber Dutch Works
Prints and drawings by four-

teen Rotterdam artists are cur-
rently exhibited at the Under-
graduate Library.
The works of these 'contempor-
h gary Dutch artists were collected
with the co-operation of the
Netherlands Ministry of Educa-
tion, Arts and Sciences and are
circulated in this country by the
Netherlands Information Service.
The 14 men represented have
R) had shows throughout Europe
and the United States.
IYNE , The works on exhibit are avail-
B '~able for purchase. Information
can be obtained through the Mu-
nday seum of Art office in Alumni
<yMemorial Mall.

4'

(Continued from Page 1)
called for more representatives on
faculty committees and a program
which would bring noted profes-
sors from various sections of the
country to lecture to University
NATO Policy,
In Question,
Gibbs Says
The appearance of the atomic
stalemate between the opposing
world powers has brought about
two important questions on the
strategy of the North Atlantic
Treaty Organization, according to
Prof. Norman H. Gibbs.
In his speech yesterday Gibbs,
Chichele Professor of History of
War at Oxford University, defined

PROF. NORMAN GIBBS
... discusses NATO

classes. She also favored the Jun-
ior Year Abroad Program.
Miss Miller told the women at
Helen Newberry "I also advocate
exam files,' a course evaluation
booklet or file and more speakers
in special fields."
"I feel that there should be three!
students on the SGC Board in Re-
view instead of the present two.
Two faculty members should i be
members of the Faculty Senate,
and Dean Bacon, a frequent stum-
bling block, should be eliminated,"
Bob Garb, '62, told the women.
"I would also like to see cheaper
seats for Hill Aud. events," he
said.
Sees Neglect of Student
Criticizing the educational pol-
icies of the University, Fishman
said at Mary Markley, "Not all
attention is directed toward stu-
dent need. Professors haven't been
paid and they spend most of their
time on scientific research, not in-
structing."
Seasonwein, who also spoke,
called acting as an "interested and
not directly effective organiza-
tion" SGC's greatest educational
responsibility. He also favored a
continuation of the SGC Forum
Program.-
Also speaking at Markley, Garb
criticized the Board of Regents for
"lack of insight." He said students
should express opinions about fac-
ulty salaries as well as their own
tuition.
Asks Liberal Policy
James Damm, '61E, called for
"liberalism in educational policy"
to combat student apathy.
At Tyler House in East Quad-
rangle, Garb asked for better rela-
tionships between students and the
administration through commit-
tees. "I prefer graduate students
on committees of boards in con-
trol and curriculum," he said.
Casey King, '62, told Alpha Ep-
silon Pi fraternity that SGC is a
representative body and should act
in an advisory capacity to "further
student - administration, relations
in the University, student - com-
munity relations in Ann Arbor and
student-legislature relations on a
state'level."
Advocates Support of NSA
He advocated a stronger support
of the National Students' Associa-
tion as important in representing
student opinion.
At the Delta Tau Delta frater-
nity, Fishman called SGC a "go-
between between the students and
administration," explaining that
the Council should represent stu-
dent opinion to the administra-
tion.
University TV,
To Air .Report,
On Parenthood
University television will de-
scribe the effects of parenthood
on marriage this morning.
At 8 a.m. on WXYZ-TV (chan-
nel 7, Detroit), a series of vi-
gnettes will illustrate some of the
typical stages in the transforma-
tion from husband and wife to
father and mother on the Uni-
versity television office's program
"Marriage."
Commenting on these parent-
hood scenes will be Prof. Guy E.
Swanson, program. guest, and
Prof. Robert Blood, host of the
marriage series, both of the soci-
ology department.
Some of the scenes will portray
the first sleepless night when the
baby gets home from the hospital
and the wife's increasing absorp-
tion in the baby, often to the ne-
glect of husband.
Others are parental disagree-
ments about discipline, often in

front of the child, and the special
joy experienced by two people
sharing love for a third.

'Case Law'
Influenced
Roman Code
By JAMES SEDER
"Case law" played a greater
role in the development of Roman
law than is sometimes realized,
Prof. John P. Dawson of Harvard
Law School said yesterday.
Prof. Dawson was delivering the
second of a series of five lectures
-The Thomas M. Cooley Lectures
-on "Judges: Oracles of the Law."
He explained that "Roman law,
like English law, grew to maturity
with little help from express legis-
lation . . . Leadership in the Eng-'
lish bar, from the time that 'the
bar was first organized, depended
directly on a public connection
with the central courts. The au-
thority of the Roman jurist, on
the other hand, was mainly pro-
duced by their personal status in
a highly stratified society."
LawOver Precedent
Justinian, himself, and many
students of Roman law, accepted
the maxim that decrees should be
rendered "not by example (legal
precedents), but by law as the
basic principle of Roman law,"
Prof. Dawson said.
"It was while this great project
(the Justinian Code) was still
under way that he announced what
seemed to him quite obvious-the
opinions of judges, even quite high
imperial judges, do not need to be
followed for they might be erron-
eous, error should not be perpet-
uated," he continued.
Prof. Dawson explained that the
growth of the law was accom-
plished by the laymen who served
as judges. Although these men did
not write out their opinions, over
the years they did build up cer-
tain traditions.
Jurists Guided Course
The trained jurists, who were
members of the aristocracy, guided
the course taken by the lay-judges.
Since, however, Justinian be-
lieved that Roman law was based
on the principle "not by example,
but by law" and "since there was
little else in his compilation that
formally contradicted it, it rang
down the corridors of history for
1300 years," he concluded.
To Administer
Qualification
Examination
State Selective Service Head-
quarters announced yesterday
that the college qualification test
will be given to college men on
April 30, 1959.
The test given on that date will
be the only one offered for the
1958-59 school year, and will be
administered by the Educational
Testing Service, Princeton, N.J.
Students wishing to take the
test must obtain 1959 application
cards and t instructions from any
local board, for use of old appli-
cation cards may result in stu-
dents missing the test. Postmark
deadline for all applications is
midnight Thursday, April 9.
Local draft boards use test
scores as one guide in considering
requests for deferment from mili-
tary service to continue studies.
Such student deferments have
been in the past a major factor
insuring the nation's specialized
manpower resources. , 1
All college men planning to
take the test are urged to make
early application at their nearest

local board office for more de-
tailed information and all neces-
sary forms and materials.
Since the first administration of
the test in 1951, student defer-
ments have made possible many
of today's scientists, engineers and
specialists in other technical fields,
as well as the social sciences,
teaching and the humanities.

By FAITH WEINSTEIN

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these two questions as: Can
Europe depend on the United
States? How can NATO defend
Europe without the use of nuclear
weapons?
"What does NATO do to defend
herself, short of nuclear war, if
Russia attacks with her vastly su-
perior land forces?" Prof. Gibbs
asked.
Land Forces Low.
At the very most, he continued,
NATO has 25 land divisions in its
army. Its strategic policy, until
1956, depended very strongly upon
the atomic air power of the United
States to back up the European
land forces.
But in 1956, Prof. Gibbs said,
came the realization that Russia
had caught up and was even
ahead in the development of nu-
clear weapons, putting the world
into an atomic stalemate.
"The weapons developed in the
1950's, if used, will defeat their
own purpose - they cannot be
used to the success of either coun-
try," he stated.
New Strategy Planned
Finally, he continued, the idea
of a new strategy was born.
"NATO now began to think in
terms of a war fought without
strategic air power."
Gibbs said, "The longer there is
a building up of nuclear defenses,
the stronger is Russia's tempta-
tion to dare us to defend an act
of aggression with nuclear wea-
pons."
NATO then began to produce
small tactical weapons at the dis-
posal of its armies. Gibbs added
that two. new policies were adopt-
ed: to tone down war to compen-
sate for the lack of air power and
to limit war to the battlefields.
Nuclear Arms Out
Gibbs maintained that NATO
could not use even tactical nu--
clear weapons in Europe because
Europe can be destroyed as easily
by many small nuclear weapons
as by a few large ones.
"We must not fool ourselves,"
he added. "We must have these
weapons to keep Russia in fear
of attacking us. But our main
need is to build up NATO's con-
ventional forces."
NATO has adopted defensive
strategy from its beginnings, Prof.
Gibbs concluded. To fully defend
the continents of Europe and
North America, the NATO natiohr
must realize and face up to these
important changes in policy and
provide answers for these two
questions.

The modern British satirical
novel is a "creative force which we
like to think of as literature," Prof.
Marvin Felheim said in a sym-
posium yesterday.
Prof. Felheim was joined by Prof.
Donald Hall and James Gindin, all
of the English department, in a
symposium on "Current Trends in
British Literature," a discussion of
the new satirical novels, the poetry
and the criticism of Britain's "An-
gry Young Men."
These young writers, Gindin said,
such as John Wain and Kingsley
Amis, "have turned their greatest
talents towards comedy" for very
specific reasons. "Comedy serves as
a kind of protective means," he
continued. "It is an instrument of
the non-absolute." These novelists,
he pointed out, are basically exis-
tential in philosophy.
Pokes 'Holes' in Absolutes
"Our only solutions have to be
based on our own existences," he
said. The satirical form serves to
poke holes in social and philosoph-
ical absolutes, he explained, with-
out setting up any to replace them.
The comical form, Gindin said,
also helps the novelists to "con-
stantly satirjze English tradition
as played against the individual."
The current trend in poetry,
Prof. Hall noted, is a revolution
against the emotionally-centered,
obscure work, "glorified, if not
typified by Dylan Thomas."
Includes Poets, Critics'
"The Movement," as this rebel-
lion against the old form is known,
includes not only poets, but also
"slides over to the 'novel on one
hand and criticism on the other,"
Prof. Hall continued. "The same
man will be in many cases poet,
novelist and critic."
Many of the novelists, he said,
Kingsley Amis in particular, are
essentially poets, and tend to "take
the novel cavalierly."
This tendency to involve several
forms in one work can be seen
U

1.

.clearly in Joyce Cary's "The
Horse's Mouth," Prof. Felheim
commented. "The whole novel is a
gloss on a great poem."
Delinquents Grew 1Up
Although the initial critical re-
action to the work of these Angry
Young Men was. to term them
"literary juvenile delinquents,"
Gindin said, it has become appar-
ent that they have something to
say, now that "they are no longer
so angry, and some of them no
longer young."
Their revolution is social and
literary, Prof. Felheim noted.
These men have created, through a
"picaresque approach to the
novel," something which is very
much a live force and a matter of
concern for readers, he said.
Organization
Notices
B'nai B'rith Hillel Foundation, Sab-
bath Services, .March 14, 10 a.m., 1429
Hil1.
Mich. Christian Fellowship, March
* as
15, 4 p.m. Lane Hall. Speaker: Charles
Rhodes, "Getting the Most Out of Life."
* * *
Congregational and Disciples Guild,
meeting,. March 14, 2:30 p.m., Union,
Rm. 3-G. Petition campaign and youth
March for Integration.
Young Friends, meeting, March 15,
7:30 p.m., Friends Center, 1416 11ill.
Speaker: Dr. Paul Kauffman, "Theology
of Pacifllcism."
HOLLAND
L.S.&A.
VICE PRES.
'for class, college & niversity"

-Daily-Robert Kaplan
BRITISH SATIRE--Prof. Marvin Felheim speaks of the subject as
Prof. Donald Hall, on the left, and James Gindin listen during the
English department symposium yesterday.
English Instructors Discuss
British Satirical Literature

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