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VOL. LXIX, No. 134 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, SUNDAY, APRIL 12, 1959 FIVE CENTS
Sought by Police
City Launches Campaign To Collect
Unpaid Fines from Local Residents
By PETER DZNWSON
A drive to bring some 2,000 persons into court for unpaid traffic
fines has been announced by Ann Arbor Police Chief Casper M. Enke-
More than 1,000 of them are from the Ann Arbor area, officials
Enkemann has assigned four patrolmen to a special squad to serve
warrants on the offenders at.their home or place of employment.
If the offenders cannot post-their bond, one officer reported, they
may be arrested and taken immediately to Municipal Court. If at the
f; GOP Picks
By The Associated Press
The Republicans elected a new,
national chairman and picked a
1960 convention site yesterday.
Sen. Thruston B. Morton (R-
Ky.), the choice of P r e s i d e n t
Dwight D. Eisenhower, was named
to succeed retiring Meade Alcorn
The choice of Chicago as con-
vention sight occasioned no sur-
prise to Chicagoans. They had ex-
pected to host the convention in
the centennial year of the Repub-
lican Convention, held also in
Chicago, which nominated Abra-
ham Lincoln for President.
Stress Central Location
Chicagoans, in presenting their
case to the committee; emphasized
Chicago's central location which
would both equalize traveling
costs and be in neutral ground be-
' tween New York, home of Goy.,
Nelson Rockefeller and California,
that of Vice-President Richard M.
Nixon, the two potential contend-
ers for the nomination.
Also stressed was the fact that
Chicago has plenty of hotel rooms
,and a hall that has been used
three tifnes for conventions.
The convention will be the
thirteenth Republican gathering!
held in the city. The Democrats
pave met there nine times.
The committee selected "bud-
get-balancing" as its campaign
Sen. Morton, the new chairman,
said he was a "middle of the road
Republican" and promised that
he would be "absolutely neutral'
in the contest between Nixon and
He added that friends of both
men had told him he was accept-
able to them after he- had been
asked by the President to take the
party reins on Alcorn's retirement
to return to his private law prac-
He also backed the Eisenhower
administration, saying he had
supported its programs as much
as any member of Congress:
Pleading for party unity, Sen.
Morton said the Republicans in
1960 are going to have "to run on
the philosophy of the Administra-
time court is closed for the night
or the weekend, they may be taken
to jail until their case can be dis-
If they can post bond, he said,'
a date will be set for them to ap-
pear in court. If they fail to ap-
pear, they forfeit their bond, which
in most cases is equal to their fine
and costs calculated on the hy-,
pothesis that they are guilty.
Some, however, will be required
to go to court regardless whether
they can post bond.
Some persons unable to pay
their fines may have to serve jail
terms. In Municipal Court Friday,
one man was remanded to jail
for four days when he could not
pay his fines. He had $80 in fines
on 20 unpaid tickets.
Delinquent ticket - holders are
sent reminders that they have not
settled their cases. If they ignore
the reminders, they are sent a card
warning them that they will be
arrested unless they settle prompt-
If seven more days pass, Munici-
pal Court Judge Francis L. O'Brien
signs a warrant for their arrest,
and it is turned over to the police
The four-man squad is expected
rapidly to deplete the estimated
2,000 traffic warrants now on file.
The following events are
scheduled for tomorrow as part
of the Creative Arts Festival:
Tours of WUOM, Adminis-
tration Bldg., hourly through-
out the day. .
Music Composer's Forum --
original compositions perform-
ed: broadcast by WUOM, 8:30
p.m., Aud. A, Angell Hall.
Brussels World's Fair-color
slides, followed by coffee hour,
Auction of Art Originals, 8:15
p.m., Architecture Bldg.- lobby.
By THOMAS KABAKERI
University Residence Halls have
ruled that .members and pledges
of colonies will not be allowed to
apply for readmission to dormi-
At present there are two colonies
at the University, Tau Epsilon Phi
and Alpha Kappa Lambda.
Dean of Men Walter B. Rea said
his office and the Residence Hall
system decided it would be better
if members of groups trying for
fraternity status were not in the
dormitories. "It disrupts the pat-
tern of the residence halls," he
No New Policy
It was pointed out that a new
policy has not been constructed.
Herman Besselink, resident direc-
tor of East Quadrangle said it has
long been a rule that members and
pledges of fraternities are not
eligible to reapply for housing in
the residence hall system. He
called this action a "reinterpreta-
tion of the old rule."
Rea said he did not expect the
decision to come before the Resi-
dence Hall Board of Governors un-
less the members of the two
colonies requested it. He said the
men may request~ special permis-
sion to remain in the dormitories.
Michael Risman, '60, president
of the Tau Epsilon Phi group, said
his organization had made "no
definite plans" as to purchasing a
house or contesting the Univer-
It was reported that both col-
onies have been looking at houses
suitable for fraternity living since
the extended interpretation was
Groups Have Funds
,Assistant Dean of Men William'
Cross said he expected both groups
to apply for full fraternity status
"sometime next year." He re-
marked that both groups have
funds with which to purchase or
rent houses. Alpha Kappa Lambda
has resources from the sale of its
old house in 1940.
Cross commented that the fra-
ternity system was in favor of the
One official who declined the
use of his name said he felt the
fraternities favored the move be-
cause the members of the colonies
were in a position to contact fresh-
men in the residence halls, while
fraternity men were not. "This
gives the colonies an unfair ad-
vantage," he remarked.
John Hale, Senior Resident
Director of the Men's Residence
Halls, could not be contacted for
HAVANA OP) - Alan Robert
Nye, 31 years old, of Whiting, Ind.,
went on trial before a Cuban
revolutionary military tribunal
yesterday on charges of attempt-
ing to assassinate rebel chief Fi-
The government summoned 13
witnesses to support its case
against Nye and five former high
officials in the deposed regime of
MONTREAL (A') - Cuban
Prime Minister Fidel Castro has
announced that he plans to visit
Canada April 26 after his trip
to the United States.
The Cuban leader will visit
Princeton April 20 to partici-
pate in a conference on "the
United States and the revolu-
The Conference is in connec-
tion with that university's spe-
cial program in American civili-
zation. Castro will be a speaker.
AT WATERMAN GYM:
Two Win Science Fair Top Honors
By ClARTON HUTHWAITE
ncio Batista, the latter in
tia. Th five, four former
officers and a civilian, are
exile outside Cuba.
e specific accusations against
are collaborating with the
ta government, incendiarism
conspiracy to assassinate the
chieftain who has become
's premier. Nye has repeated-
nied any aim against Castro's
e called in a new lawyer only
rday. Arturo Quintana Ca-
, a young Cuban, took over
ase after Eloy Marino Brito,
her Cuban, withdrew. Brito,
was allowed only Thursday to
ine the government's file,
he lacked time to prepare the
Sat in Ballroom
e three-officer court sat in
tion of the second floor ball
Lof the officers club at La
na Fortress, Nye's prison. He
been held there most of the
since the rebels arrested him
n their own ranks' Dec. 26.
Cuban military lawyer re-,
y expressed belief in in-
w that, if convicted Nye
t get up to 30 years in prison.
the prosecutor, Jose Suarez,
d that conviction might.
death before a firing squad.
arez told reporters before the
that it was without prece-
in revolutionary court proce-
He said that the rebel code
t permit the death penalty
crime of this sort.
e contends he came to Cuba
to help the rebel cause.
A budding ichthyologist and a
petite Ann Arbor High School
senior walkedofflast night with
top honors at the first Southeast-
ern Michigan Science Fair.
The budding ichthyologist -
one who studies fish-was award-
ed a first place prize of an -all-
expense-paid trip to the National
Science Fair later this year.
Michael Washburn, a 15-year-
old from Saline High School,
proudly exhibited a dissected carp
beneath a sign bearing the in-
scription "Induced Ovulation and
the Anatomy of the Fish."
The petite senior, Marilynn Nel-
son, won an identical first prize
for her study of Carbon 14 in
photosynthesis. The two winners
were chosen from 156 youthful
scientists exhibiting their work in
Waterman Gymnasium yesterday.
Hundreds of curious parents,
scientists and University students
operated a radio-controlled boat,
gazed at a high-voltage climbing
arc, and studied a comparison of
fish and frog brains.
Ichthyologist Washburn took
time out last night to comment on
his first success in science. "My
parents own a fish hatchery out
in Saline," he said. "That's where
I got the carp."
"Took me quite a long time to
set up the exhibit . . . about six
months," he commented, nodding
toward the slightly dried-out fish.
Miss Nelson stood before her
Carbon 14 exhibit carefully la-!
beled "Danger - Radiation." "I
plan to take up more science when
I enter college," she said. "But I
don't know just exactly what kind,
yet," Miss Nelson continued.
The young scientists' displays
represented the area's first at-
tempt at a science fair. Some 24
organizations backed the exhibi-
tion with Prof. Henry J. Gomberg
of the nuclear engineering depart-
ment and assistant director of the
Phoenix Project as chairman of
the two-day Fair.
Kurds to Iraq
CAIRO () - A second Soviet
ship, the Argun, has arrived at
Port Said with a great number of
Kurds bound for Iraq with full
military equipment, Egypt's Mid-
dle East news agency reported
The agency said the Argun
would pass through the Suez Ca-
nal en route to Basra, Iraq.
The Egyptians have reported
Russia is sending the Kurds to
Iraq to bolster the regime of Pre-
mier Abdel Karim Kassem, who is
accused by United Arab Republic
President Gamal Abdel Nasser of
being under Communist influence.
ICHTHYOLOGIST-With his study of a dissected carp, Michael,.
Washburn took top honors with Marilyn Nelson at the first South-
eastern Michigan Science Fair yesterday. Miss Nelson's exhibit was
a study of Carbon 14 in photosynthesis.
irginr Governo Caims
Attack byWould.Be Killer
RICHMOND, Va. (J)-A pistol shot was fired at Virginia Gov. J.
Lindsay Almond, Jr., Friday afternoon as he walked the 100 yards
from the executive mansion to the state capitol, police said yesterday.
Authorities said that was the only plausible explanation for a
gunshot heard by the Governor, two policemen and three painters
and for a boxwood twig freshly broken by a bullet.
The incident prompted the capitol police to tighten security
measures in and around the mansion occupied by Gov. Almond, a
victim of recent threats= as a re-
Deel :D vieWithin
For Heart Surgery Use evi
By KENNETH McELDOWNEY hinte
A new device for use in heart operations has been developed by mea
two University medical students. Sua
The apparatus, a so-called shunt clamp, will have application in dent:i
maintaining blood circulation through the body during operations dure.
performed on the heart and arteries. migh.
A year ago February, Edward B. Dietrich, '60M, and Robert E. for a
Richardson, '60M, started working in Dietrich's basement to solve Ny
the circulation problem in heart surgery. Finally, after continual only1
talking and working on it, Rich--
Sardsn said, they worked up a UNION SPONSORED
rough model. V l lLE
The shunt clamp has small
clamps that can be inserted F e t v
through small incisions in the
blood vessels. A plastic tube con-
nects the two clamps and allows
the blood to bypass the section of
They interested a Detroit engi-
neering firm in working out some y
of the mechanical problems, he
said. The firm made three models
free of cost. Each- one was more
refined than the one before.
~Finally as more people became
interested in their project they
were able to move out of the base-
ment and to St. Josephs Hospital
In order to aid this project and
others, Dietrich, Richardson and
interested Ann Arbor citizens
formed the Cardiovascular Re-u
When another mechanical prob-
lem was found in the shunt clamp, --
the Association arranged for 85 "
engineers to come and examine
this project and the others that
sult of the school segregation issue.
Gov. Almond told the Richmond
Times-Dispatch yesterday the in-
vestigation convinced him "some-
body was taking a potshot at me.
There's no doubt about it. I knew
it at the time."
The governor added, , it was
-definitely a light caliber gun, prob-
ably a pistol, because I don't think
a man would carry a rifle on the
street. I turned around when I
heard the report, but I couldn't
see anybody over there."
Police and aides to the Governor
said they did not know whether.
the, shot had any connection with
the recent threats. Anonymous
writers and callers have accused
Gov. Almond of ."selling out" in
the segregation issue.
Both Gov. Almond and Lt. Gov.
A. E. S. Stephens have taken a
moderate line on the school issue
recently. While both.oppose racial
integratidn, neither has been will-
ing to sacrifice the public school
system, and both have pointed to
the futility of defying Federal
AUGUSTA, Ga. (R) -
By The Associated Press
BEIRUT, Lebanon - The news-
paper Al Yon yesterday reported
that 4 a major Islamic conference
will be held in Mecca June 15 to
study C6mmunist infiltration in
the Middle East.
The conference will be another
move in United Arab Republic
President Gamal Abdel Nasser's
campaign against Communism
which the Cairo press claims is
r taking root in Iraq.
ROME -- Italy's two rival mon-
archist parties merged yesterday
into a new organization called the'
Italian Democratic Party.
Even together they control less
than five per cent of Parliament's
Both are right of center. Usual-
ly they have given their support
Big Four Powers'
By The Associated Press
t The United States will urge its
Western Allies next week to de-
mand of Russia that East as well
as Weft Berlin be embraced in any
new international plan for the
United States officials said yes-
terday this government has de-
cided it is essential for the U'nited
States, Britain, France aind West
Germany to follow an "all-Berlin
policy" in negotiating with the
Soviets at the foreign ministers
meeting due to open at Geneva
a month from yesterday.
An "all-Berlin policy," tiese
authorities said, means that the
West would insist that the Big
Four powers accept anew an obli-
gation to hold Berlin in trust
.pending its restoration as the
capital of a reunited Germany. ,-
In effect, that would be a re-
affirmation of the postwar agree-
ment on Berlin among Russia, the
United States, Britain and France.
Officials of the four Western
governments will meet in London
next week to resume negotiations
on development of policies.
Meanwhile, in Edinburgh, United
States Ambassador John Hay
Whitney advised the Russians lasts
night they will get nowhere in
trying to divide the Western Allies
He said Soviet Premier Nikita,
Khrushchev foolishly thought the
free world might yield to his pro-
posals for turning West Berlin into
a demilitarized city independent
of the West.
"Now Khrushchev has heard the
West say in effect that no man
is an island, entire of himself, but
rather a part of all mankind-
that a loss to fredom anywhere
is a loss to all free men," Whitney
told the Edinburgh Press Club.
Avoid Exploitation h
"I think It can be assumed that
this Russian diplomacy of again
attempting to divide the Allies
will not succeed," he said.
However, in London, the -British
government was reported highly
concerned about a worsening of'
Though the government itself is
determined to avoid an open fight
with the Germans, preferring to
settle differences quickly at the
-spcoming foreign ministers' con-
ference at Geneva, the British
press has been building up a pic-
ture of the two allies at logger,
heads politically and emotionally.
WASHINGTON 0')-The State
Department says the idea of
United Nations action in Berlin
has "a very definite appeal" but
overlooks two important factors,
These comments of the depart-
ment were released yesterday by
Rep. Charles O. Porter (D-Ore.),
one of 10 House Democrats who
joined six members of the British
Parliament -recently in support of
setting up aUN police force for
Porter said he sent a copy of a
resolution signed by the 16 men
to the State Department on
March, 31 for comment.
The answering letter dated Ap-
ril 9 came from Asst. Secretary
William B. Macomber Jr.
"While the idea of United Na-
tions action has a very definite
appeal, the specific proposals gen-
erally overlook 'two important
factors of the Berlin situation,"
Ti bet News
Goes. to Ikse
bows Many Facets of Arts
By BRUCE COLE
To introduce the various facets of the arts to University students,
the Union is sponsoring a Creative Arts Festival beginning today and
continuing through next Sunday.
Although special programs begin tomorrow, many of the exhibits
will be open to everyone today. Among these is a display of enlarged
photographs made from original prints by Mathew Brady, Civil War
Exhibited in Rm. 3C of the Union, the pictures, part of a travel-
ing gallery prepared by Ansco Camera Co., include portraits of Abra-
ham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant, George A. Custer and Philip Sheridan.
There are also pictures of on-the-spot battle scenes.
} Early Photography Giant
Brady was one of the pioneers of American photography, and
he was also a photographic historian.
f Another exhibit of photographs in Rm. 3B shows the winning
photographs of the Eastman Kodak Co., national snapshot contest.
F } In the third floor conference room, there is a display by Alpha
4 Rho Chi, the national undergraduate architecture and design fra-
ternity, and University architects. The exhibit of Alpha Rho Chi
consists of drawings and plans of various buildings and designs for
Dwight D. Eisenhower last night
got a personal report from Central
Intellgence Agency Chief Allen W.
Dulles on the anti-Communist re-
volt in Tibet and on the situation
in Iraq and the Carribean area.
Dulles flew to the President's va-
cation headquarters here after
having conferred earlier in the
day with his brother, Secretary of
State John Foster Dulles, at Hobe
Sound, Fla. The Secretary is rest-
ing there after the radiation treat-,
ment for cancer he underwent re-
In announcing the one hour
Allen Dulles conference with Presi-
dent Eisenhower, White House
Press Secretary James C. Hagerty
said in response to questions that
the session had no emergency
Hagerty said the discussion dealt
with the world situation generally,
and that he had been authorized
to list three specific areas dis-
cussed-Tibet, Iraq and the Carib-
The Press Secretary declined to
provide any detail whatever.
The Dulles report on Tibet came
in the wake of a disclosure by Red
China that the anti-Communist
Chinese were fighting alongside
the Tibetan rebels.- The Reds also
admitted revolt still was going on
in the remote Himalayan kingdom.
As for Iraq,tthere is continuing
Western concern that oil-rich na-
tion may fall under total Com-
Topic of Tallh
An expert on the Antarctic will"
speak on his recent expedition
into the south polar region tomor-