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Sixty-Eight Years of Editorial Freedom

LXIX, No. 86





SGC Tables Idea
Of Larger Board
Herrnste 1,Noskin Oppose Motion;
Council Seeks More Information
Student Government Council last night tabled the motion on
increasing the number of non-athletic students on the Board in Control
of Intercollegiate Athletics with a request for more information.
The two present student members of the Board, John Herrnstein,
'59, and Stan Noskin, '60, both told the council they did not favor
the idea. Noskin said he couldn't see how a student not connected with






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Calls Court
DETROIT (M) - The Ford Mo-
tor Co. yesterday accused the
Michigan Supreme Court of usurp-
ing a legislative function in its de-
cision awarding one million dol-
lars in state jobless benefits to 11,-
000 Ford workers here idled by an
Ohio strike in 1953. ,
Ford's general counsel, vice-
president William T. Gossett, said
the court's opinion, handed down
Monday, is being studied by the
company. He did not say whether
the decision would be appealed to
federal courts.
Workers Can Qualify
The State Supreme Court ruled
Michigan workers can qualify for'
jobless benefits if a strike in an-
other state involving the same
parent company takes them off
the job.
Gossett said the decision "is a
matter- of deep concern to Ford
Motor Co., as it must be to every
Michigan employer or to any pros-
pective employer considering lo-
cating a plant in Michigan."
Examining Opinion
"We are in the process," Gossett
said, "of examining the court's
opinion and reconsidering the is-
sues in the case to determine what
action, if any, might be taken
to prevent unions from using
state unemployment compensation
funds to finance strikes against
Michigan employers who provide
those funds."
Gossett said the Michigan Em-
ployment Security Commission
referee, the appeal board and the
Wayne Circuit Court "all found
that the United Auto Workers
union had used a local strike it
called at the company's Canton,
Ohio, forge plant as a level to pry
collective bargaining concessions
from the company in the mid-
term of a five-year agreement."
Gossett said the court, in re-
defining jobless pay rules, "has
substituted its judgment for that
of the Legislature and has usurped
the legislative function."
In Lansing, a Republican leader
said the court has opened the way
for use of the unemployment com-
pensation fund by unions as a
strike fund.
Calling the court Democrat-
dominated, Rep. George M. Van
PeurseM hinted the legislature
might step in to prevent such rul-
ings in the future.

vathletics could understand the
workings of the Board well enough
to make a good contribution to it.
"I think we are fortunate," Herrn-
stein added, "to have even two
students on the Board."
4He said the decisioyis of the
Board are usually never close
enough to be decided by one vote
and that the Board mostly fol-
lows the "recommendations" made
by Athletic Director H. 0. "Fritz"
Replying to charges that the
student members of the Board do
not go to meetings, Noskin said
that, although he never attended
a meeting, it was because of con-

...wins support

of State Jo
firm backin
eim Relati

Meetings Held Fridays day for his
Most of the meetings are held of Western
on Friday evening, he explained. troops in B
(Football players are required to A resold
spend Friday night at tie Univer- stand was
sity Golf Course Club House.) during a
Herrnstein said that he went to Sec. Dulles
all the meetings when he wasn't se.ua len
injured or hadn't athletic con-siatkon.
fiicts. He did not specify how backs Dule
many meetings this was. side Comn
Herrnstein is in the second year Germy
of his term and Noskin is in his Grmany.
first. Student members of the Sec. Dull
Board are currently elected for ican peopl
a two-year term in the spring of "full of da
their sophomore year. They take fice and se
office in the fall. "We shal
The proposed change in the stu- to stand fi
dent representation would involve gressive thr
cutting the athletic representatives the Sino-S(
to one member elected by the Formal a
varsity teams for a one-year term, aimed at v
Two non-athletic team students sentiment
would be elected from a slate of Deputy Pr
four people nominated by SGC. koyan's tal
Need Regent Approval President I
This proposal would have to be and Sec.
adopted by the University Regents pending fu
to go into effect.pedn u
Prof. Karl Litzenberg of the Sec. Dull
English department, and a mem- the need fo
ber of the Board, advised the fice" may
Council not to recommend these tions.
changes to the Regents. In his p
He said the proposal was (1) the commi
"highly ambiguous," (2) made a public, Sec
distinction between "students" and must be pi
"athletes," (3) provided two dif- perhaps g
ferent terms for different classes sacrifice a
of students and (4) was poorly counter the
composed. tary growtl
Prof. Marcus Plant, of the law
school, said the current composi-
tion was good and the Board has
almost always found the student 121 VJ
members "excellent."C
The Council also approved a mo- -tir
tion by Jo Hardee, '60, adminis- 0 1
trative vice-president, to "direct
the Education and Student Wel- BONN, G
fare Committee to present . . . all Gammal Ab
information it can gather perti- to recogniz
nent to the proposed merger of gime of Ea
Wayne State University with the man for t.
University." ernment sa
It passed six to four over the The spok
objections of David Kessel, Grad., ance was g
and Richard Taub, '59, Daily Edi- ambassador
tor, that the information was al- Becker, by
ready available and that the public presi
decision was outside student con- This was r
cern. yesterday
Bert Getz, Grad., told the Coun- Heinrich V
cil the University has nearly $45,- The Wes
000 in student automobile fines, was joltedv
The funds so gathered are to be premier, Ot
used to finance parking structures. after visitin
Getz said there was now enough Nasser had
money to purchase a lot but a lations. Bor
parking structure would cost about off relation
$30,000 per vehicle parking place, nizing the]

in Stand
GTON (M) - Secretary
ohn Foster Dulles won
ng from the Senate For-
ions Committee yester-
insistence on the right
n Allies to keep their
ition supporting this
informally approved
closed-door briefing by
on the international
The resolution also
es' insistence on main-
e access to the city in-
nunist-dominated East
es called on the Amer-
e to face up to years
anger" with self-sacri-
1 need the national will
rm in the face of ag-
reats and probings from
oviet bloc," he said.
ction on the resolution,
voicingthe committee's
in advance of Soviet
:emiet Anastas I. Mi-
ks this weekend with
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Dulles, was held up
rther discussion.
Jes told the committee
or "austerity and sacri-
continue for genera-
repared statement for
ttee, which was made
. Dulles said America
repared to face up to
generations of self-
and self-discipline to
e economic and mili-
h of Communism.
) t Refuses
i Relaions
ermany (P)-President
bdul Nasser has refused
e the Communist re-
st ,Germany, a spokes-
he West German gov-
id yesterday.
esman said this assur-
iven the West German
in Cairo, Walther
the United Arab Re-
dent himself last week.
eported to the cabinet
for foreign minister
on Brentano.
t German government
when the East German
;to Grotewohl, claimed
ag Cairo last week that
agreed to consular re-
Fn threatens to break
s with nations recog-
East German regime.

War Crime
HAVANA (A)-Cuba's provisional
government appeared determined
yesterday to continue executing
Batistans adjudged war criminals,
regardless of what the world
Revolutionary tribunals moved
swiftly to bring more suspets to
trial. Just how many eventually
will die is anybody's guess.
The latest counts show 161 ad-
herents of Fulgenco Batista's de-
posed dictatorship have been shot.
Estimates Swell
Estimates of the number jailed
in the island nation's six provinces
swelled to from 4,000 to 6,000.
Suspects are still being hunted
down. Perhaps 5,000 or more re-
main at large. Some are accused
of acting as informers, others of
a variety of misdeeds.
Fidel Castro, the civil war vic-
tor who now heads the Cuban
armed forces, has recommended
long terms at hard labor for those
convicted of lesser crimes. He re-
iterated Tuesday night that mur-
derers and traitors must die.
He ordered tribunals to speed
up the trials. His topflight com-
manders backed him up.
Cubans Maintain Rights
Castro and other Cubans con-
tend that Cuba has as much right
to exterminate war criminals as
the Allies had in condemning Nazi
leaders at the Nuenberg trials
after World War IL
There -Is evidence of a growing
irritation among Cubans over
world criticism of the executions,
particularly from the United
Cuba's man in the street said
the critics had failed to condemn
atrocities under the dictatorship
and that United States arms su-.
plied Batista had contributed to'
the killing of hundreds of innocent
civilians. The United States arms
shipments were suspended last
It looked for a while early yes-
terday as if the revolutionists were
Gives News
John J. Skelly, a newsman from
Washington accredited at the for-
eign ministry to distribute govern-
ment statements to foreign cor-
respondents, gave news agencies a
statement saying the prvisional
government had ordered a suspen-
sion of the executions.
Franqui was quoted as saying
the suspension was ordered after
Castro conferred Tuesday night
with provisional president Manuel
Urruta and a presidential secre-
tary, Louis Zuch.
But key points in the statement'
were denied later by the presi-
dential secretariat and by Franqu.
Reporters assigned to the presi-
dential palace were told: 1) execu-
tions in fact are continuing in
accordance with due process of
law and 2) Castro and Urrutia
did not meet yesterday.
'The Presidential Secretariat
said further that additional pub-
licity will be given the processes'
of revolutionary justice, which at
times have been marked by se-

Amnesty Aids NegotiationRumors

PARIS () - A general amnesty
for thousands of Algerian rebels
gave a tremendous boost yester-
day to reports that President
Charles de Gaulle is making a new
effort to get a cease-fire in the
four-yearwar in North Africa.
Despite denials, reliable sources
said that negotiations were in
progress between the French and
the Algerian nationalists. Paris
newspapers headlined that a new
initiative was being taken in the
costly rebellion.
Minister of State Andre Mal-
raux, in a luncheon speech crypti-
cally remarked: "Since there have
been wars there have been nego-
tiations . . . that which spells the
difference between frivolous nego-
tiations and the others is the re-
Pillon Asks
LANSING (M)-A Detroit attor-
ney yesterday proposed to amend
the State constitution to prohibit
state income taxes on personal in-
comes of less than $10,000.
Attorney Gregory M. Pillon sub-
mitted to the Secretary of State's
office a proposed petition calling
for a vote on the plan. Signatures
of 231,000 voters-10 per cent of
the total vote for governor at the
Nov. election--would be needed to
put the proposal on the ballot.
Sends Letter
"The best way I know to cut
down the growing size of govern-
ment and government expense is
to limit taxes," Pillon said in a
letter to Secretary of State James
M. Hare.
Pillon's proposal came in the
wake of moves to bail the State
out of its financial troubles with
a personal income tax.
Respond to Appeal
Meanwhile State Treasurer San-
ford A. Brown reported the first
response to an appeal for early
tax payments by Gov. G. Mennen
A check for $48,727 was received
from E. Davison Potter, president
of the City Bank and Trust Co.
of Jackson, in full payment of in-
tangible taxes which would be due
March 30. Potter also is vice-presi-
dent of the Michigan Bankers
The governor has asked large
Michigan taxpayers to try and get
their payments in early to help the
state out of its financial crisis.

The amnesty, which could be
calculated to create a better at-
mosphere for negotiations, came
with these developments: 1) The
provisional Algerian government
in exile has been meeting almost
continuously in Cairo for four
days to discuss important matters.
2) Italian Premier Amintore
Fanfani, who was in Cairo last
week, arrived in Paris and was
driven directly to Elysee Palace.
for a 70-minute talk with de
Gaulle. He will see premier Michel
Debre today.
Fanfani had been preceded by
reports from usually well-
informed sources that he would
report on contacts with the rebel
headquarters in Cairo, or at least
on the views of U.A.R. president
Gamal Abdel Nasser who gives
strong backing to the Algerian
One French source had de-
scribed Fanfani as de Gaulle's un-
official ambassador on the trip to
Cairo. But Fanfani emphatically
denied being a go-between when
he talked to newsmen after see-
ing de Gaulle.
"Absolutely no, this is not true
at all," he said.
Another denial came from in-
formation minister Mohammad
Yazid of the Algerian government
in exile. He said in Cairo there
had been reports that Fanfani
J-Hop Moves
To League
A motion to move this year's
J-Hop from the Intramural Build-
ing to the League was passed by
the Student Government Council
last night.
The motion, resulting from the
low ticket sales, was necessary to
save SGC a $2,000 to $2,500 loss on
the activity, according to Murray
Feiwell, '60, general chairman.
With the present location of the
dance, the quota of. 475 tickets
necessary to meet expenses,
"should be met with ease," he said.
Due to the smaller size of the
League, booths will not be neces-
sary and payment for the six
already sold will be refunded.
Asked about possible plans for
a last-minute spurt of ticket sales,
Feiwell said the central committee
"hadn't thought of that," but this
is probably the last J-Hop any-
Blam'ing the low ticket sales on
student apathy, he said the central
committee had done "everything
except line people up at thead-
ministrative building and take"
seven dollars out of their pockets."

was attempting to act as an in-
termediary, and also that a secret
French delegation was in Cairo
but "I deny strongly all these re-
Yazid said the French amnesty
could have positive results only if
Paris is willing to negotiate direct-
ly with the exile regime "for a
peaceful solution to the Algerian
problem." -
The Algerians still insist, he
said, that the French negotiate in
a neutral country on both a poli-
tical and military settlement.
Ike Admits
U.S. Behind
WASHINGTON () -President
Dwight D. Eisenhower offered an
opinion yesterday that "we would
be more than a little stupid" not
to believe that Russia is outstrip-
ping the United States in some
phases of missile development.
After all, he said, Russia has
been working at it many years
but the United States began ur-
gent work on long-range missiles
only four years ago.
But on the encouraging side of
the missile and defense picture,
President Eisenhower said: "I
think we have made very remark-
able progress." ,
That got him a round of ap-
plause at a different sort of ques-
tion and answer session with news.
This wasn't the President's
usual news conference, although it
was the usual day for one, Rather
it was his first appearance at the
n-tional press club since he en-
tered the White House.
With the Presidential and Amer-
ican flags at his back, and TV
and radio networks carrying his
words live to the nation, President
Eisenhower said he was glad to
help the press club observe its
golden Jubilee year. Then for
three-quarters of an hour he
fielded questions relayed to him by
press club president John V. Horn-
er of the Washington Evening
Some of the high points: Seg-
regation - the school integration
problem "must be solved," Presi-
dent Eisenhower said. He didn't
say how, but he repeated an old
position: that it will take time
and dedication and "a standard of
living by the concepts of the con-
stitution." '
Politics-the President said that
if a Republican aspirant for the
White House in 1960 doesn't go
along with his basic thinking on
the relationship of the govern-"
ment to the individual and on the
need of free world cooperation, "I
couldn't possibly support him." He
went on to say, without naming
them, that he could list a half
dozen, 10 or a dozen "fine, virile
men in the Republican party that
I would gladly support."
Saying he doesn't like terms he
doesn't understand, President
Eisenhower didn't directly answer
a request to explain whether he
has "drifted away from modern
Republicanism toward traditional
Republican conservatism."
He said he doesn't see any real
difference between Republicanism,
modern Republicanism and pro-
gressive Republicanism - that he
believes in applying the principles
of the founding fathers to the
problems of today.
Jludic Changes
Late Minutes
Changes in mechanics to coin-
cide with the change in women'sA
hours to go into effect next semes-

ter were decided upon by Women'sj
Judiciary Council last night, in-
cluding an increase in penalties
_ for lateness.

Causes New
Power Shift
Kowalski Warns
Majority Needed
To Approve Bills
LANSING (A') - Bucking Demo-
cratic protests, House Republicans
took full control of the evenly di-
vided House of Representatives
All of the 55 GOP members of
the lower chamber showed up for
the opening session of the 70th
legislature to elect Rep. Don R.
Pears (R--Buc h a n a n) House
Democrats Back Kowalski


54 Democrats present
Rep. Joseph Kowalski (D-
) for the assignment.
member absent from the
was Rep. Josephine Hun-
(D-Detroit), whose vote
would have thrown the

battle for control into a 55-55
deadlock. Mrs. Hunsinger was con-
fined to Detroit Osteopathic Hos-
pital where she underwent major
surgery last Friday.
Rep. Pears, former speaker pro
tem and successor to Rep. George
M. Van Peursem (R-Zeeland) as
speaker, immediately announced
plans to name Republicans as
chairman of every House commit-
tee. Republicans also will predom-
inate in committee membership,
he said.
Boyer is Pro-Tem
Elected speaker pro tem by the
same one-vote margin was Rep,
Charles A. Boyer (R-Manistee).
Norman t. Philleo was retained
as House Clerk and John Klingen-
berg as Sergeant at Arms. Both
are Republican appointees.
Fighting the GOP maneuver,
Kowalski warned, that the 55-55
membership can become "a two-
edged sword."
"It takes 56 votes to pass a bill,"
he said, "and no bills will pass un-
less at least one Democrat votes
for it. We will wait for the day
when we have a majority of mem-
bers present to see what we can
Organization Quiet
Organization of the State Sen-
ate was quiet and routine with
Republicans in a 22-12 majority.
Sen. Frank Beadle (R-St. Clair)
was named as majority leader,
Sen. Charles T. Prescott (R-Pres-
cott) as president pro tem, and
Sen. Lynn 0. Francis (R-Mid-
land) assistant floor leader. Demo-
cratic floor leader is Sen. Harold
Ryan (D-Detroit); his assistant
is Sen. Philip Rahoi (D-Iron
Attention today will focus on
Gov. G. Mennen Williams' open-
ing message to the legislature. In
it, he will report on the state's
general situation and recommend
ways to pull the state out of its
immediate cash crisis,
Earlier, he indicated the state
would need between 35 and 75
million dollars within the next
month to pay current bills.
Board S s
Two Delegates
The Ann Arbor Board of Edu-
cation has decided to send two
members to tomorrow's hearing on
the proposed Eastbelt bypass, it
announced at is meeting last
Board President Prof. Harlan
Bloomer, of the speech depart-
ment, said that the Board believes
the bypass is not against the in-
terests of the school district.
The Board made no formal reso-
lution for or against the proposal.
The Board members who will
attend tomorrow's hearing are
Mrs. Ruth Williams and Albert J.
Earler in the meeting, "Report-
ing to P.aent". , t a . n f

World News Roundup
By The Associated Press
JERSEY CITY, N.J.-A smiling Marie Torre, confident that she
upheld press freedom by going to prison rather than disclose the
source of a news item, was released from jail today.
"I did it all for the principle," the syndicated New York Herald
Tribune columnist told newsmen. "Actually, this was the easy way,
the other way *would have been to betray my profession, my friends,
my church, my parents -every-
thing I believe in."
* , *
"*" NEW DELHI -President Tito

Mikoyan Lunches with Wall Street I


By The Associated Press
NEW YORK - The Kremlin
finally shook hands yesterday with
Wall Street-its ancient capitalist
whipping boy-as Soviet Deputy
Premier Anastas I. Mikoyan
lunched with some of America's
top financiers,
In a highlight of his visit to this
country, Mikoyan walked into the
City Bank Farmers Trust Co.
building as luncheon guest _of
banking representatives.
Tost Police Lines
Police lines were posted in the
famed financial district to keep
the curious at a distance.

rival at Idlewild Airport, and in
Wall Street mustered only half
that number.
Picketing Intense
During a just-completed trans-
continental tour, Mikoyan was the
target of intense picketing in a
number of cities.
New York City has assigned
some 500 police to keep demon-

strators in hand, in a display of
security unmatched except for
visits here of the President of the
United States.
Meanwhile, back in Moscow, a
radio commentator, ignoring past
picket incidents, lauded the
warmthand friendliness of Mikoy-
an's reception here. The broad-
caster said it proved "howd-much
the people of our two countries
want to live in peace with each
other and how alien to them is
the cold war."
No Cause To Fight
Added the commentator: "There
are no differences between Amer-

"He went around feeling even
leather," said Macy's board chair-
man, Jack I. Straus.
Furniture Draws Comment
Synthetics and lightweight fur-
niture drew Mikoyan's attention,
and Straus told newsmen: "He
said that in Russia they're getting
rid of heavy furniture. He com-
mented that we had, a much larg-
er assortment of merchandise than
they carry in Moscow's G.U.M.
(Russia's leading department
store). He was interested in our
meat market, which I took him
through. He said they don't have

complained last night that big
nations tend to interfere in the
affairs of smaller countries.
"There are many elements which
have to be eliminated from pres-
ent international practice in rela-
tions between big and small
* * S
WASHINGTON - President
Eisenhower said today he couldn't
possibly support any aspirant for
the 1960 Republican presidential
nomination who was out of har-
mony with his basic political phi-
* * *
Madden (D-Ind.) said yesterday

NEW YORK (A') -A small
band of pickets picketed the
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