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"Keep the Pot Boiling, Folks"

3h4g Michigan Eaitg
Sixty-Ninth Year

'Brigitte's Best'?
Just Best-Dressed

"Wh~en opIntone Are Free
Truth Will Preva"

Editorials printed in The Michigan Daily express the individual opinions of staff writers
or the editors. This must be noted in all reprints.
Higher Education
And Alumni
rHE ANNUAL bout over the University budget generally as they also support their alma mater.
will begin in a few months. The State legis- But perhaps more basically, -the alumni can
lators' fight with University administrators help the University by bringing individual
promises to be the same unsuccessful routine- pressure to bear. Legislative appropriations are
unless something new is added to the Univer- derived on a per capita basis-so much money
sity's arsenal for each member of the student body.
Starting in November, University adminis- E
trators will resume attenpts to convince the YET ANY CITIZEN who has attended a state
legislature of the unending need for more university should realize-and likewise em-
money. And the legislators will again continue phasize to his representative-that the Uni-
to argue that state funds are short and the versity carries on extensive research projects
money is needed elsewhere. for which funds are needed above and beyond
the cost of educating the student.
However, there is one new influence formerly Appropriations figured on a per capita basis
missing that can be added to the session-that also fail to take into account the difference
of alumni. in costs of educating a graduate student as
The 85,000 University graduates residing opposed to a freshman.
within the state (to say nothing of the alumni Once the alumni impress this upon their
of other state institutions of higher education) legislators, then possibly the lawmakers will
have been noticably lacking in their interest in realize why the State's method of figuring
this battle. budgets and the schools' methods are basically
inconsistent. This may facilitate fulfillment of
HE FIRST PLACE where their influence can theschools' requests.
be- shown is in the coming November elec- It could be termed a responsibility of the
tions. If these 'U' graduates renew their interest alumni to help provide funds for the education
in higher education, they can certainly help of their children-not only by personal dona-
the cause by scrutinizing the legislative candi- tions but also by individually showing their
dates attitudes toward higher education before concern to legislators.
voting for them. In this manner they will not There are 85,000 University graduates who
only fulfill their obligation as citizens of the apparently are shirking this responsibility.
state but in the long run may aid education -JOAN KAAT
Pope Pius Xll
'ONE OF THE greatest leaders of the century, tholicism. In his effort to enable Catholics to
Pope Pius XII, died Wednesday. After the live their faith more fully, he changed rules
nine days of official mourning for the Catholic for evefling Mass and the Communion fast to
Church, the College of Cardinals will meet to meet altering world conditions.
elect a new Pope. It is necessary for the Church Non-Catholics will also remember and revere
and the free world for the new Pope to have Piso Iwsllraointerai nstesman
the courage, strength and determination of Piu XII as a great international statesman
Pius XII. He gave audiences to millions of people, re-
gardless of religion. Among the numerous non-
in many fields besid guiding the Catholic Catholics to whom the Pope talked are diplo-
mats, statesmen, Journalists and leaders of
Churcb. His strong opposition to communism other faiths. They recognized his leadership in
and modern-day secularism will have to be the fields and causes in which they were in-
continually pressed forward by his successor. terested, and many paid honor to his wisdom
Pius XII was commonly called "the Pope and sanctity.
of Peace," because of his constant striving for
world peace. He referred to himself as a "fight- SINCE the death of Pius XII, tributes to his
er for peace." And through nineteen of the life and his work have come from every'
most troubled years in the history of mankind part of the world. Typical of these comments
he took a firm stand against every threat he are the words of President Eisenhower, "His
saw to the cause of world peace. was a full life of devotion to God and service
to his fellow men." Tributes like these are a
OVER 450 MILLION Catholics looked to him realization of an important factor of today --
for spiritual guidance. The Pope insisted on the death of a great leader, especially a great
no compromise on moral issues and provided spiritual leader, leaves a void that cannot easi-
Catholics with many encyclicals, speeches and ly be filled.
documents reasserting basic principles of Ca- -JAN RAHM
JUST INQUIRING... by Michael Kraft
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IF ONE were to wager a dollar on Both the University and Michi- In fact, the report had this to say,
the location of the next Michi- gan State University have in the about size:
gan college, Grand Rapids would past cast eager glances at that city "Observation would indicate
appear-on the surface-to be the and it ish that the two largest universities in
safest bet.d fairlyceathath cit Michigan are probably nearing the
Talking, planning and even act- fathers have given the two schools in re r eain
ing to expand higher education their encouragement.would not be in the best interest of
facilities around the state has been The question now is: Does either the entire state program or of the
the rage the last two years. First institution still have an interest in institutions themselves,"
Ford Motor Co. gave the University Grand Rapids?
the Dearborn Fairlane Estate of Michigan State's interest in the
the late Henry Ford on which to city became apparent last Febru- RUSSELL ALSO said additional
develop a branch. ary when its governing body, the branches of existing state educa-
Not long after that Mrs. Alfred Board of Agriculture, approved the tinal institutions would be "un-
G. Wilson, widow of the co-founder future use of its 100-acre Graham wise." is roughly what he said
of the Dodge Motor Car Co., John Experiment Station, just west of in an earlier report after inter-
F. Dodge, gave Michigan State the city, as a site for a branch viewing numerous Michigan edu
'University a 1,400 acre estate in college. cators and finding many of them
Oakand County to use in building As is usual, the Board specified opposed to further branch school
a branch. the branch would be established development.
Now there is being developed a only if the people of the area The University already has one
new tri-country community college showed an interest and if the major branch project going and
in the Bay City area. Legislature would make funds another scheduled to begin next
And on top of all of this, the available to support it. fall. Its officials probably do not
University's Flint branch has been want to take on additional respon-
operating for two years. Last year H U h sibilities now.
it moved into its own building after THE UNIVERSITY had entered But even if MSU still wants to
sharing facilities for a year with the Grand Rapids picture almost develop a branch there, the big-
the Flint Junior College. a year earlier when the Regents gest problem-finances-may well
These new developments are in authorized President Harlan Hat- prevent it.
rapidly growing population areas. cher to begin steps toward pur- The University has had to delay
But Grand Rapids, another grow- chasing Calvin College and estab- opening of its Dearborn branch a
ing area, does not have a major i year because of inadequate legis-
school; there is a community col- While such a school would not lative appropriations and, for the
lege and three theological semi- compete with a MSU liberal arts same reason, was forced to curtail.
naries. branch, there is doubt if the Uni- ciiissihl tFit
naries.versity would plan simply for a activities slightly at Flint.
edity old plan sa W ith no solution presently in
THIS EDUCATIONAL NEED in medical school. sight for Michigan's financial woes,
Grand Rapids was emphasized But the University's plans were there is little reason to believe
again Thursday when John Dale made quite flexible at the time of either MSU or the University
Russell tentatively recommended MSU's February decision. Vice- would get any money to establish
establishing a four-year state col- President William E. Stirton said new branches and even less reason
lege in that city some tire in the the University's future plans de- to think that a new four-year
future, pended in good part on the recom- college is in the foreseeable future.
The suggestion, which was part mendations of the Russell Com- If and when the state gets back
of the final report in a series of mittee. to financial stability there will be
studies of Michigan higher educa- Now the Russell Reports are all enough new expenses in the al-
tion conducted for the Legislature, in; and the last one has virtually ready established schools to keep
could clarify or muddle even fur- said "absolutely no" to a branch the Legislature busy ,for- quite a
ther the Grand Rapidsopicture. by either the University or MSU. few years.
Strike Back at Young Intellectuals

THE MARQUEE at the Michigan
Theater proudly proclaims
"Brigitte's Best." Could be. It's'
difficult to choose a best out of
Brigitte's exposes.
"La Parisienne" shows Brigitte
considerably more clothed than
previous Bardot escapades. Never-
theless the French import manages
to wear dresses that can also be
seen in the "Jane's wasn't" part of
the Sanforized ads.
Drama, acting ability, or a deep
plot aren't strong Ooints of "La
Parisienne," but since few people
go to Bardot movies to see these
characteristics, the film can be
considered a hit. It does everything
one expects a Bardot movie to do
. .. although less than some would
like. The whole thing is a sort of
fairy tale about a Prime Minister's
secretary (male . . . Henri Vidal),
a prince (Charles Boyer) and the
voluptuous Prime Minister's
daughter (Guess Who). The
daughter is in love with the secre-
tary and chases him hither and
yon. He, being somewhat insane
according to male audience re-
sponse, fights her off with con-
siderable vigor.
* * *
EVENTUALLY Brigitte is caught
in a seemingly compromising, situ-
ations and is forced to marry the
man "she loves. It's then her turn
to fight him off because she sus-
pects he doesn't really love her. He
doesn't, but proximity :gets the
best of him and her and the scene
fades out .
Complications are tossed in with
the appearance of one of the hus-
Giv es .Hints
By The Associated Press
LOS ANGELES - Millions of
students are back in class
wonderingif they have what it
takes to shine as scholars.
They should lend an ear to Dr.
Leslie N. Nason, professor of edu-
cation at the University of South-
ern California. He's specialized
for 20 years in helping students
do better at exams.
Study habits, he says, can make
all the differenrce. And he has a
lot of helpful hints.
HERE ARE some he devised for
college freshmen - "the fresh-
man year is an ideal time to culti-
vate proper methods"-but which
should benefit students at other
"1) Read the material in the
table of contents of whatever
book you are studying.
"2) Read the first paragraph
or two of the first chapter.
"3) Skim through th chapter
"4) Read the summary at the
end of the chapter.
"Then start reading the chapter
carefully. At the end of each
paragraph, ask yourself, 'What
did the writer say?'
* * * .
"SLOW READING allows ex-
traneous thoughts and material
to penetrate the consciousness.
Reading faster serves to whip the
mind to a faster rate of operation,
thus limiting the circle of percep-
tion exclusively to the material at
On lectures:
"You hav'e to prepare for the
lecture by glancing at the ma-
terial to be lectured on before-
hand. You get an over-all pattern
in mind. You are filling up mind
space which is not utilized by the
lecturer. He's not talking fast
enough to fill up your mind.
* * *
"THERE is a little game you
ought to play. If the lecturer is

too slow, try to anticipate what
he will say about the subject. If
you do that, then the entire circle
of perception is filled either with
the lecturer's ideas or with the
over-all pattern of the subject
Dr. Nason sums up:
"This isn't just a gimmick
memory system but a better
learning method. You are not just
getting stray bits but it is all re-
lated to a pattern."

band's ex-mistresses who is not
too intent on being an ex.
Brigitte tries to make him
jealous by trying to seduce the
visiting prince. The prince is will-
ing at first but later decides to fix
things with BB and her husband
. .mostly through fear than a
golden heart.
* a
NEVERTHELESS the thing is
quite funny .. in spots. Mostly
it's a showplace for the body of
Bridgitte Bardot but no one
seemed to mind.
However, all is not lost for
serious-minded students who may
find themselves in the position of
having seen everything else in
town. There is a Casper the Ghost
cartoon and a wonderful feature
on the fishing industry of Japan.
And the newsreel with filn clips
of the Michigan-Michigan State
game is worth the price ofAdmis-
--Ralph Langer
Associated Press News Analyst
THE BIG question in the world'
chancelleries today is whether
the Chinese Reds will resume shell-
ing the offshore islands tomorrow
The general opinion seems to be
that they will not. There Is no
way of telling how much this
opinion is influenced by wishful
Representatives of countries
which have diplomatic relations
with Peiping have been dropping
private hints for several days that
the intensive bombardment would
not be resumed.
They did not rule out, however,
the possibility that the Reds would
use sporadic firing to emphasize
their political maneuvering for a
more important world position.
THIĀ§ WOULD be part of the
general picture- in which they have
succeeded in beginning negotia-
tions in Warsaw with the United
States, which does not recognize,
them diplomatically. They have a
representative also at this week's
meeting of Warsaw Pact figures in
Warsaw. They are pushing for ne-
gotiations over the whole question
of United Nations membership and
elimination .of the Chinese Na-
tionalist establishment on eFor
They expect to become a figure
in the negotiations over establish-
ment of a system for checking an
atomic testing ban.
. Their very latest broadcasts are
still demanding nego iations for
the withdrawal of Ameican armed
forces from the Far East.
The United States, however, is
not overlooking the possibility that
the Reds intend to press their
claim to all the islands, including
Formosa, by force.
Nevertheless, these very efforts
at propaganda, which would be
undercut by a resumption of bom-
bardment, formed one of the chief
bases for the belief that the cease-
fire will extend beyond tomorrow.
(Continued from Page 3)
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NEIL STAEBLER, a leading citizen of Ann
Arbor and .also the state chairman of the
Michigan Democratic Party, is not especially
noted for his lack of partisanship in political
But even the most rabid of Republicans are1
secretly conceding the truth in his recent
statement that "the issues aren't getting'
through to the voters. I think it is because the
Republicans have quit fighting."
One can hardly blame the GOP, for once
again, in the Democratic corner, wearing the
green and white bow tie, is champion camp
paigner Gov. G. Mennen Williams. The fight-
ing spirit of challenging Republican candidate
Paul Bagwell does not necessarily inspire the
same feeling of confidence among his party
comrades. For as election time approaches,
many of them are sitting on their hands and
wallets. A local Republican summed it up:
"Why pour money down the drain?"
UNFORTUNATELY for the Republicans,
there is a similarity on the national scene.
President Eisenhower expressed concern about
"apathy or complacency of some Republican
workers and candidates." Being realistic, com-
placency can be ruled 'out - the question is
not who will win control of Congress but how
large will the Democratic majority be.
L71r f ra 10 arty be

The apathy might be the result of the ques-
tion, "Why pour energy down the drain?"
Of course, the Republicans have been hit
by the Adams case, the Formosa and Middle
East conflicts and, perhaps to a decreasing ex-
tent as the economy recovers, the recession.
B UT THE weak points in the Republican
election front lie deeper than the cuts of
a few issues. Much of it lies within the compo-
sition of the party itself, for the noisy 1952
convention which nominated Eisenhower only
superficially covered a factional split.
The conservative wing which had controlled
the party, only to be rolled over by the Citizens
for Eisenhower movement, went along with
Ike's "Modern Republicanism" solely for the
protective power of his coattails.
And as his influence weakens, both as a re-
sult of diminishing luster and approaching re-
tirement, the orthodox wing is voicing more
loudly its own once muted attitudes.
IN MICHIGAN, the split has led to an apathy
and lack of fighting spirit that is even more
disastrous to the Republicans because there
simply haven't been any strong coattails or
anything that might provide protection against
the pelting Democratic votes.
Since 1952 when a young Grosse Pointe at-
torney, John Feikens, and his fellow Citizens
for Eisenhower, wrestled control from Charles
King and the other Taft supporters of the or-
thodox GOP organization, the losing conserva-
tive group which includes a good portion 't
those with time and money for politics, have.
shown little real enthusiasm for the struggles
against Williams.
In truth, the Michigan Republican Party is
flabby, neither the financial nor organiza-
tional arms have any strength. The pity of it
is, they don't even seem interested in exercis-
New Books at the Library

Associated Press Feature Writer
NEw YORK-I think it's time
we dull old people struck back
at the young intellectual.
I have in mind a particular kind
of young intellectual. I visualize
him lying around his room at col-
lege, for which his father was
gauche enough to borrow the
He wears sandals, khaki pants
and a white T-shirt. His room is
studied disorder. A vigil light
flickering under a Picasso print.
Esoteric jazz records stacked in
the corner. Elsewhere books on
Zen-Buddhism, existentialism. On
the wall, an African mask. On the
floor, no chairs, just Japanese
straw mats.
THIS IS THE young rebel who,
thinks he is history's first rebel.
He has no idea what he's for but
he's against everything positive
-like a decision about what he
will do in life. In his mind, any-
one over 30, who is married, who
has children and a job and a
house and a routine, is, at best,
pitiful; at worst, a soulless, un-
imaginative clod.

If you're a doctor with a general
practice, he thinks you should
have, found a cure for cancer in-
stead of being greedy. If you're a
lawyer, you should have defended
Dreyfus instead of accident cases.
If you're a reporter, you should
have written the great contro-
versial novel instead of covering
the news. If you're a business man,
you're the dullest kind of crawl-
ing, avaricious Babbitt there is.
* * *a
snob I think we should clobber.
Don't let him intimidate you. Let's
hit him where it hurts. Let him
know he is anything but original.
Let him know you were once a
rebel, too, until you 'ad to start
thinking and living.
Let him know that life seldom
presents such easy black and white
choices. Disabuse him of the idea
that devils with dollars are lurk-
ing in the corners ready to buy
his soul. Suggest to him that he,
too, when he wriggles loose from
the mire of his self-centeredness,
may fall in love and want to get
married and even may want to
support the girl.
Let him know he's distinctly an

rebel, when you've faced the stark
terror of a Deadline or . searched
your soul for the words to fire a
man from his job.
Come back, little rebel, and
make your cracks when you're dry
behind the ears, when you're a
professional. No one is so brave as
the amateur because no one is so

Again . .

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City Editor

DALE CANTOR ..................Personnel Director
JEAN WILLOUGHBY.......Associate Editorial Director
BEATA JORGENSON.......... Associate City Editor
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