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Sixty-Eight Years of Editorial Freedom





VOL. LXIX, No. 11 ',.---,


ICA To Continue
Contract with 'U'
Phoenix Memorial Project Provides
Advice to Underdeveloped Nations
The International Co-operation Administration will be renewing
its contract with the Phoenix Memorial Project in November, Prof.
William Kerr of the nuclear and electrical engineering departments
announced yesterday.y
Speaking on a panel discussion of the Development Council in
the Union yesterday morning, Prof. Kerr explained that the work with
the ICA involves mostly providing technical assistance to under-
developed countries.
'Technical Competence'
Prof. Kerr called the advice furnished by experts from the projects
"the technical competency of ICA outside of regular Atomic Energy

Ike's Policy
Loses Favor
With Public
WASHINGTON (P) - All the
signs indicate President Dwight D.
Eisenhower is losing his battle for
greater support of his Formosa
policy at home and abroad.
He handed- Secretary of State
John Foster Dulles the main re-
sponsibility for arousing what the
administration calls "more under-
standing" of this policy. Despite
coisiderable effort by Secretary
Dullest there are no signs of any
major breakthrough.
The :State Department has re-
ceived about 5,000 letters from the
American public since Aug. 23,
when Red China started shelling
and threatening to invade Na-
tionalist-held offshore islands in
the Formosa Strait.
Officials said the overwhelming
majority of these letters pleaded
in effect:keep us out of war. One
report was that 80 per cent were
critical but officials rejected this
as too high. They refused, however,
to give a precise breakdown.
Newspaper editorials and the
writings of syndicated columnists,
regarded by the Department as
molders of public opinion, have
continued to be critical of United
States policy in the Formosa
United States allies, notably
Great Britain, have backed away
from involvement in any conflict
with Red China over the offshore
islands. Even the Asian countries
most immediately concerned with
any expansionism on the part of
Communist China are publicly
cool, no matter how much some of
them privately urge the United
States to risk war and reject ap-
Alarmed at the risk of war,
other nations are now coming for-
ward as intermediaries.
Detroit Airport
To Service
Jet Airliners
DETROIT (M'-The Detroit Met-
ropolitan Airport, built to accom-
modate jet airliners, opens of-
ficially Wednesday.
Designated an intrnational ex-
pressway airport by the Civil
Aeronautics Administration, the 25
million dollar airport features a
specially constructed passenger
Facilities at the airport, formerly
the Detroit-Wayne Major Airport,
include a 2/ million dollar main-
tenance 4angar built by American
Airlines to handle jet passenger
American announced recently
transfer of its operations from
Willow Run Airport at Ypsilanti
to the new airport, effective Oct. 1.
Detroit Metropolitan is located
on the Detroit-Willow Run Ex-
pressway and is some 14 miles
nearer downtown Detroit than
Willow Run.
'Ensian Tryout
Meetings Set
Tryout meeting for the Michi-

4Commission employees." ICA is a
part of the United States Atoms
for Peace program directed by the
United States State Department.
The contract provides no direct
income for the Phoenix Project,
Prof. Kerr explained but it is now
the only sponsored project of any
kind being conducted at the
Phoenix Memorial Laboratory.
Participate in Discussion
He was one of 10 representatives
of education' and industry' partici-
pating in the discussion.
Dr. William H. Beirwaltes, of the
medical school, saidtreatment and
diagnostic techniques developed
through the use of isotopes pro-
vided by the Project have made it
possible to deal with cases that
can be treated in no other way.
Dr. Ernest Watson of the medi-
:cal school commented that some of
these techniques have led to treat-
ments of potential hypothyroid
cretin children.
Not Enough Thyroid
These are children who have
not received enough thyroid for
proper development during the
fetal stage. "Five years ago I re-
marked that to treat them we
must be able to discover ,this con-
dition before birth and that's what,
we're doing now," he said.
The Project has enabled law
scholars to "keep up with the
engineers" in the legal aspects of
atomic energy, Prof. Samuel Estep
of the law'school said.
Ike Appoints
Ge.n. Persons
As .Assistant
WASHINGTON (MP).-President
rDwight D. Eisenhower today picked
'Wilton B. (erry) Persons of the
White House staff to succeed Sher-
man Adams as his chief assistant.
The selection of Persons, a long-
time close associate and personal
friend of Eisenhower, appeared
certain to be popular with mem-
bers of Congress, the source of
much of the criticism of Adams.
Persons, lean, graying 62-year-
old Deputy Assistant to the Presi-
dent, was chosen six days after
Adams dramatically announced his
resignation in a nationwide broad-
Persons starts familiarizing him-
msef with his new job as Assistant
to the President immediately. It
won't all be strange territory. He
has been on the White House staff
since Eisenhowermoved in. White
House Press- Secretary James C.
Hagerty said Adams will remain
long enough to assist in an orderly

Citizens Ban
Three to One
Faubus Readies Plan
For Private Schools
LITTLE ROCK 0)-Little Rock
voted overwhelmingly last night
not to admit Negroes to its all-
white schools.
Final returns from all 31 pre-
cincts, including all absentee votes
showed: for integration of public
schools 7,565; against integration
of public schools 19,470.
Faubus Plans Action
Gov. Orval E. Faubus said such
a verdict will enable him to turn
the all-white high schools into
private institutions and reopen
them without Negro students. He
said he would take action tomor-
row, or soon thereafter.
By telephone from northern Ar-
kansas, he told the Arkansas Dem-
ocrat when informed of the tally:
"The issue was made very clear
in the minds of the people and
they have made the decision."
Report Meeting
There were reports that school
board members met secretly to-
night. School Superintendent Vir-
gil Blossom said he would make no
statement, however.
To put Gov. Faubus' private
school plan in operation, the board
must lease the schools to a private
corporation, set up in Little Rock
to operate them.
From the first returns tonight,
there was little doubt about the
outcome of the election.
Faubus Gains Votes
Those favoring integration car-
ried only two of the five polling1
places even in predominantly Ne-
gro districts. The vote at Hall High
School-thought to be a center of
opposition to\ Gov. Faubus-went
nearly two-to-one for the segre-
Gov. Faubus, in two 30-minute.
television speeches on consecutive
weeks, strongly urged the people
to vote against integration. He
cited a report about conditions in
the de-segregated schools of Wash-
ington, D.C., to persuade votersj
that desegregation in Little Rock
would have dire consequences.
Plan Successful
Apparently, he succeeded com-
He said tonight, however:
"The segregationists worked at
a disadvantage because they had
to realize that the disruption of
the public school system, as we
have known it, was necessary to
maintain segregation in thei
Navy Satellite
Attempt Fails
conceded today that its Vanguard
satellite never got up to the orbital
path at which it was aimed Friday,
The announcement, issued 24
hours after the launching at Cape:
Canaveral, Fla., said only that the1
Vanguard failed to go high enough
or fast enough to attain true orbit.













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HERRNSTEIN MOVES AGAIN-John Herrnstgin, Michigan's grid captain and fullback charges through the middle of the Southern
California line in yesterday's 20-19 Wolverine victory. Herrnstein, (middle of picture with ball) sliced past the white-shirted Trojans,
and after a 15-yd. gain lateraled the ball to Halfback Fred Julian (number 16 at upper left). Michigan blockers visible are Brad Myers
(17), Willie Smith (75), Tom Jobson (64), Jim Dickey (57), Gary Prahst (86) and Walt Johnson (82).

French Republic Votes on Constitution

PARIS (WP)-Voters on five con-
tinents decide yes or no today on a
new constitution intended to bring
new discipline to France and part-
nership or independence for her
territories abroad.
Th4 outlook was for a yes vote-
a massive one-for Premier Charles
ue Gaulle, who came dramatically
to power in a rightwing revolt that
DETROIT (AP) -The auto in-
dustry's hopes of getting into full
scale production of 1959 models
were tied closely yesterday to Gen-
eral Motors' efforts to reach con-
tract agreement with the United
Auto Workers before a Tuesday
strike deadline.
GM and UAW bargaining teams
went into long weekend of negotia-
tions with neither side giving any
indication it was preparing to
modify its stand to e&fect a set-
GM Vice-President Louis Seaton
and UAW President Walter Reu-
ther said after a two-hour morning
session that "some small progress
was made."

threatened this nation with civil
war last May.
Teing voted upon is Premier de
Gaulle's constitution for the Fifth
Republic. To Frenchmen at home
it would bring the strongest execu-
tive government since Napoleon
III 90 years ago. To the millions
abroad, it offers the choic of stay-
ing witli France or going it alone.
These millions live in Africa,
French Plynesia and the French
territories in North and South
44 Million Voters
The decision is up to 44 million
voters, many illiterate.
Only in Algeria, where a bloody
nationalist rebellion has raged for
four years, do voters lack a clear
choice. There, the referendum has
been in progress since Friday under
the eyes of helmeted soldiers. Re-
gardless of how the Algerians vote
doubts will remain. The new con-
stitution makes no clear provisions
for Algeria's future.
In France itself, indications are
that Premier de Gaulle will win
,overwhelming approval for his
Premier de Gaulle's only real
opposition has come from the
Communists - who charge him
with dictatorial ambitions -- and
the Algerian Nationalists, who

have waged a campaign of terror
in Algeria and France. The terror
campaign extended, to the "eve. of
the voting, with indiscriminate
shootings, bombings and sabotage
attempts, and worse threatened on
election day.
Acceptance Likely
Even in Black Africa the likeli-
hood is that most of France's hold-
ings will spurn illusive independ-
ence and accept membership in a
new French Community which
offers economic help and the.
choice of freedom later.
The results will begin to pour in.
late tomorrow night . (starting
about 3 p.m. EST). The results in
Algeria ,will start to ,.ome in at
the same time.
The' voting, "Yes" or "No," is
signified by colored slips of paper
which differ according to the ter-
ritories. '

A - Weapons-
Us e 'Warn'ed
DALLAS (RP)-Air Force Secre-
tary James H. Douglas said yester-
day atomic weapons may be used
against attacking Chinese Com-
munists if necessary.
He said merely that modern
-United States fighters were ready
tot meet the threat if the Reds
persist .in use of force against Na-
tionalist China, Secretary Douglas
"And make no mistake, our
fighter bombers and light bombers
are as capable of using high ex-
plosive bombs or more powerful
weapons, if necessary."
[n perhaps the frankest acknowl-.
edgement of Soviet air strength
yet to be made off icially,'Secret'ary
Douglas said he believed the Com
munists were "somewhat ahead" of
the United States in development
of ballistic missiles."

Missed Extra P
Herrustein Stars
AssociateSports Edit
Behind Captain John
stein's shattering runs, th
gan Wolverines eked out
win over Southern Califo
fore 77,005 fans yesterda;
Michigan Stadium,
A last-quarter rally
Trojans, in which they
twice, just missed spoil
Wolverines' home opener
Southern Cal's second
down in the final period
score 20-19. Electing to tr
points and a victory, the
were penalized twice, Hne
lay of the game and i
illegal procedure, before i
thwarted the attempt and
TKey Man Back
Herrnstein sat out mos
season "because of recur
juries. But the senior full
turned to action yester<
gave all indications that
be thes key man in Mi
attack this,-year..
Southern Cal took the
kickoff, and after failing
t he ball, punted to their
'yd. line.
. Brad Myers, playing le
back for Michigan for 1
time, gained most of the 3
But, it was Herr stein wi
off right guard for the
yards and the TD. The Wi
played it conservatively
kicking for the- extra poi
made the score 7-0.
Trojans Come Bas
Southern Cal came back
the second quarter to tie it
A series of running plays
ball on the Michigan o
Vlaudlin took it over on
terback sneak, and a si
conversion, put the game
even terms.
From this point on, l\
had things pretty much
way. rThe Second team' bN
under the leadership' of SI
km, looked extremely g
moved the ball well. Nosk
point pa'ssing ad the rn
Tony Rio, Al Groce, an
Herrnstein and Myers led 1
verines- to their second
down. Myers tallied to mi
half-time score 14-7.
Michigan. took the sec
kickoff and drove from
35 to a touchdown. Herrns
again drove the last 12,
paydirt, and for a mo
looked like a Michiganr
in the ofing.
But Don Clark's Troja
antly fought back. FumI
interceptions constantly I
their effort. One of the
points of the game came
opening play of the final
Southern Cal had the bal
Michigan two-yard line,
Johnston fumbled as he at
to score.
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In Campaix
Mmbhrs n the VYour

orld News Rounrdu
By The Associated Press
WASHINGTON--The Supreme Court will meet at noon (EDT).
tomorrow to hand downy its opinion in the case in which it denied the
city of Little Rock further delay in integrating its schools...
Announcing last night, the Court Clerk's office added only: "The
session will be part of the August special term, and the court will
'meet to dispose of the case for
which that term was called."


Half-Time Band Show Features 1076 Trombones

Meredith Wilson, composer of the broadway hit, "The Music
Man," directed exactly 1076 trombones during the mass high school
band concert between halves of yesterday's football game.
Prof. William D. Revelli, director of University bands, arranged
to have this specific number, in honor of Wilson's song, "76 Trom-
This was Wilson's second trip to Ann Arbor. He was a member
of John Phillip Sousa's band which played at Hill Auditorium in 1921.
Member of Sousa Band
Wilson was just out of high school when he was a member of
Sousa's band, and he remembers that Hill Auditorium was only a
few years old at the time.
Rehearsals yesterday morning and the performance in the after-
noon went well. Wilson commented. He said that having individual

LONDON - Peiping Radio re-
ported 14 United States fighter
planes and three warships violated
Communist. China's air space and
territorial waters today.
The broadcast said the planes
and ships on different occasions
intruded into Chinese air space'
and territorial waters in the Amoy
LONDON - Communist China's
Foreign Minister Chen Yi said yes-
terday the United States will suf-
fer utter defeat if it goes to war
against his country.
Peiping Radio quoted Chen, who
is also vice-premier, as saying the
United States has been attempting
to prevent the Chinese Commu-
nists from "liberating our offshore'
islands and Taiwan (Formosa)."
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