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Seventy-Two Years of Editorial Freedom

No. I-S



gents Approve Budget,
cept Staff Resignations

heir meeting last Friday,
gents approved the 1963-64
1 Fund budget of over $52
newly passed General FundI
is $2 million higher than
rent one and covers teach-
earch, public service activ-
student advisory services,
s operations and the nor-
sts of operating the phys-
budget figure is based on
mnated enrollment of 27,000
s and a legislative approp-
of over $38 million.
Wage Increases
ersity President Harlan H.
r informed the Regents
'st priority on the addition-
s had been given to selec-
ary and wage increases for
and staff.
follows last year's view of
ig selective salary increases
of those straight' across
need for salary increases
din this year been accented
number of professors who
ft for greener pastures.:
creased Requirements
'ding to estimates, these in-
will require $1.6 of the
ton in additional revenues.
oximately 23 per cent of-
unds will come from fees
icreased enrollment. How-
ere will be no increase in
l of student fees.
expected $38 rpillion legis-
ppropriation if $1.5 million
than the current one.
than $300,000 of the in-
vill be spent on needs aris-
of increased enrollment
her prioritiesin the col-
schools and libraries. An-
L25,000 will be used for the
n and maintenance of

s grant
gal to 'U'
F Funds.

...Kennedy visit
Cites Resul t
Of Program
University President Harlan
Hatcher reported the results of
a civil rights conference at the
White House to the Regents. at
their meeting last Friday.
President* Hatcher was one of
175 educators called to Washing-
ton by President John F. Kennedy
to discuss educational means of
improving the position of minority
The immediate reason was to
discuss a "summer crash pro-
gram," President Hatcher ex-
plained. It will be directed main-
ly at students coming up through-
the high schools and will attempt
to "more effectively identify tal-
ent earlier than is presently the
No Jobs
"One aspect of the problem that
concerned President Kennedy was
what happened to students after
they left high school. Often, after
they have received job training
there are no Jobs available," he
President Hatcher added that
the Department of Health, Edu-
cation and Welfare would set up
widely based citizens committees
to foster vocational education and
training. "I do not know yet what
the University will be called upon
,to do.".
The University is also working
towards a program of mutual as-
sistance and help with Tuskegee
University in Tuskegee, Alabama.
Vice-President Heyns explained
that officials of the two kschools
had conferred on the program and
that within the next week some
people from the University would
go to Tuskegee to explore areas
of mutual concern.
Two-Way Deal
Heyns emphasized that the
planned program was not a "one-
way deal" with the University
providing the Southern school all
the answers it needs to solve its
"They are in the process of ex-
panding their liberal arts program
and we- will help them with that.
They in turn will help us in other
areas," he said.

Although there has been a
marked increase in the number of
associate professors resigning this
year, compared to last, the Uni-
versity is "holding its own"
against "severe competition," Vice-
President for Academic Affairs
Roger W. Heyns assured the Re-
gents Friday.
Heyns told the Regents of a
survey of resignations in April,
May and June-the key faculty
turnover months - this year and
last. The resignations of the pro-
fessors and associate professors
remained approximately the same
in both years, but the number of
assistant professors leaving jump-
ed from three to 11.
"This reflects the increase in
competition. The problem is most
intense at this level. It shows up
most there. Competition is in-
creasing in severity," he declared.
The Regents accepted 14 resig-
nations. Five are professors, three
are associate professors and six
are assistant professors. Last June
three resigned - one professor,
assistant and associate professor.
Heyns explained that the salary
schedule is a problem at that level.
The University, he said, is often
the target of some unusual re-
quests and to match this and out-
side offers would involve a com-
plete revamping of the schedule.
The University, however, is
managing to attract good young
faculty members and thus keep
up, Heyns said. Just the same, the
University is sorry to see good
people leave, he commented.
The Regents appointed 22 new
professors-mostly at the assistant
professorial level.
They also appointed seven local
doctors to clinical professorships
in the Medical School. The physi-
cians teach part-time medical
schools in area hospitals. The ap-
pointments lasting one year are
chiefly honorary and the doctors
are unpaid.
Five visiting professors were
also named.
Prof. Warren L. Smith was ap-
pointc-. chairman of the econom-
ics department, replacing Prof.
William Haber who was promoted
to literary college dean. Prof.
Smith is currently on leave, serv-
ing on the staff of the Council
of Economics Advisors. He will
take this post in September.
Prof. Hansford S. Farris of the
electrical engineering department
was appointed associate director
of the Institute of Science and
Technology. He will be responsible
for IST industrial development
and liason activities.
Professors Robert L. Iglehart
and Wilbur C. Nelson were re-
appointed chairmen of the art
and aeronautical and astronauti-
cal engineering departments, re-
spectively. University President
Harlan Hatcher noted that Prof.
Nelson had decided to remain de-
spite "exteremely attractive off-
ers" elsewhere.
Prof. Stanley Cain was appoint-
ed acting chairman of the con-
servation departments for the
1963-64 academic year. He will
serve while Prof. Lyle E. Cram,
the current chairman, is on sab-
batical leave. Prof. Cain was
chairman from 1950 to 1961.

The State Board of Education
fired Eastern Michigan University
President Eugene B. Elliott on
June 14, claiming that EMU re-
quires "a more vigorous and dy-
namic leadership" than Elliott has
"What Eastern needs now is a
younger, more aggressive, more
forward-looking individual," State
Board President Chris H. Magnus-
son had said.
Elliott was fired after he refused
to resign. "They have asked me to
resign six times since May 5, and
my answer is still the same," El-
liott asserted shortly before his
In addition, the State Board
eliminated the position held by
Elliott's close associate, James E.
Green - Vice-president for Plan-
ning and Development. Eastern,
with three vice-presidents, has too
many, State Board members said.
Elliott's dismissal came after a
report on EMU was submitted to
the State Board by the North
Central Association of Colleges
and Secondary Schools. An NCA
investigating team visited the
Eastern campus last January to
find sources of reported "low fac-
ulty morale" and administrative
problems. They submitted their
findings as a result of this inves-
Key points made in the NCA
"Most of the principal adminis-
trative officers subordinate to the
president are fairly new to their
posts and, in general, came with
little experience in academic ad-
ministration - . Their previous
backgrounds and experiences were
not in the areas for which they
assumed responsibility."
Elliott had given much of the
actual runningof EMU over to
three younger vice-presidents. But
they lacked "adequate sensitivity
to the present feelings of faculty
and of subordinate officers of ad-
ministration. They took action
without proper attention to public
relations aspects, arousing the
public, alumni and students." -
Faculty members were sensitive
about "excessive domination by
administrative officers." Elliott
created an elected faculty council
when he took office, but it be-
came an "administrative impedi-
ment," and was abolished in 1954.
The abolition became "unques-
tionably a severe blow to faculty
State Board members were "oft-
See STATE, Page 5
Founder Dies
Henry M. Butzel, '92L, one of
the founders of The Daily, died
June 6 at the age of 92.
Butzel served as associate
editor when the first staff
formed in, 1890 to put out a
Daily that would reflect all seg-
ments of campus.
After leaving the University,
Butzel became a prominent De-
troit lawyer, justice and chief
justice ofrthe Michigan Su-
preme Court from 1929-1955
and a leader in Detroit's and
the nation's Jewish community.

Cit y Council Review'm


Police Place
SNCC Staff
Under Guard
Susan Wender, '65, a field secre-
tary for the Student Non-Violent
Co-Ordinating Committee, was
arrested in Albany, Ga., Thursday
Former University student Mar-
tha Prescod also working with
SNCC said in a telephone conver-
sation Sunday night that 20 out
of 26 SNCC staff members had
been arrested and the rest, in-
cluding herself, had fled the
SNCC office and taken refuge in
a Baptist church.
The arrested SNCC members,
"many of whom were picked up
right off the street" were charged
with vagrancy, disorderly conduct,
refusing to heed an officer and
trying to disrupt private property.
26 Arrested
Miss Prescod explained that the
present crisis began Wednesday
when "we began canvassing the
city seeking people for a demon-
stration. That night 300 people
marched downtown and lay down
on the ground when they were
stopped by the police. After the
police started beating them and
began throwing bricks and bottles
the Negroes began retaliating.
Twenty-six people were arrested."
Thursday night there were three
demonstrations and several sit-
ins. "Eigthy people were arrested
including 10 SNCC staff mem-
"On Friday there was another
demonstration and 12 people were
dragged through the streets of the
Negro neighborhood by the police.
After that any cars with whites
in them driving through the Negro
neighborhood were pelted with
bricks and bottles."
Possibility of Violence
Miss Prescod added that the
possibilities for violence were
growing. "People have gotten up
in mass meetings and advocated
an end to the use of passive re-
sistance and the start of more
violent tactics. If there is no
really effective non-violent pro-
test soon there will be a real dang-
er of armed clashes."
There are supposed to be agents
of the Federal Bureau of Investi-
gation in town checking up on
police brutality but we have not
seen them, she said. "They are
supposed to meet with us Mon-
Laune Pritchard, Albany's chief
of police, has denied reports of
police brutality..
This is the second series of
demonstrations in the Georgia
town. Last year, they lead to the
formation of a bi-racial committee
in an attempt to find racial peace.

-Daily-Richard Steiner
DETROIT MARCH-Over one hundred thousand demonstrators
marched yesterday in downtown Detroit demanding extended
civil rights for the Negro in the North and support for the fight
for equality in the South.
Northern Integrationists
March in Demonstration
Special To The Daily
DETROIT-Thousands of demonstrators, most of them Negro,
marched through downtown Detroit Sunday to voice support for the
Southern integration movement and protest against discrimination
in the North.
"It was the largest, greatest demonstration for freedom ever held
in the United States," the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., featured
speaker at a Cobo Hall rally after


Sets Revised
Changes Definitions,
Enforcement Rules
Of Anti.Bias Code
The fair housing committee
presented a stronger version of a
proposed fair housing ordinance
to the Ann Arbor City Council
last night.
The new document extended the
definitions of, multiple housing
accommodation, housing unit,
added real estate brokers and
salesmen to the ordinance's cov-
erage, detailed the enforcement
procedures more carefully and
called for a review one year fol-
lowing its adoption.
The fair housing committee said
that their recommendation is not
"complete and final" and that a
meeting is scheduled Wednesday
for discussion of the ordinance.
They hope to make a final recom-
mendation in late July.
Need 'Wisdom'
"We need the 'wisdom of Solo-
mon' to discharge properly our
responsibility," the group said,
pleading for more time and con-
In the multiple unit definition,
the committee dropped the con-
tinguity qualifier on the five-lot
ownership requiremnt needed for
coverage. It added a parcel of
land, available for devolpment for
the actual definition of housing
Also added was a rooming unit
definition, consisting of rooms or
group of rooms used for sleeping,
but not containing eating facili-
The term "federally assisted
housing" was revised to "homes of
housing guaranteed or insured by
the federal government."
Real estate brokers and sales-
men an "person" were added to
the coverage, their definition fol-
lowing state and municipal law,
Saying t.at a place is not avail-
able to person because of race or
religion, when the dwelling actual-
ly is, is considered discrimina-
tory under the revised ordinance.
Racial Advertising
It is also discriminatory to ad-
vertise racial or religious restric-
tions on housing for sale under
the new document.
Exemptions' include h om e s,
rooming houses up to six units
and apartment houses up to four
units where the owner resides.
The enforcement section was
expanded to make a willfully false
complaint a misdemeanor and de-
fined the type of restraining in-
junction to be sought if concilia-
tion failed.
Calling for lower limitations,
First Ward Democratic Council-
woman Eunice Burns said the or-
dinance should "reach a grass
roots level."



Regents at their monthly
ng approved the University's
ationdto the National Sci-
Foundation for funds to en-
the plans for the fluids en-
ing building.
application needed regental
val because state funds will
d to match those granted by
SF. A $2.5 million appropria-
hias already been approved
)nstruction of the building
e legislature. Any funds ob-
i from the NSF will be used
large an dexpand present
for the building.
other business, the Regents
ed the report of the Union-
e study committee and will
Iction on it in the near fu-
possibly at their next meet-
er many months of discus-
and investigation, the study
ittee composed of both stu-
and faculty drew up a re-
oncerning the future of both
zations. The main focal
of the study was feasibility
ring both organizations into
Regents also agreed to
e the name of the dept. of
Eastern Studies to the dept.
:ar Eastern Languages and
ture. It was felt, Vice-
.ent for Academic Affairs
Heyns said, that the de-
.ent had outgrown its former


the march, proclaimed.
Estimates of the crowd ranged
from 125,000 to 250,000.
The march was sponsored by the
Detroit Council for Human Rights,
a two-month old civil rights orga-
nization, to raise funds for King's
Southern Christian Leadership
Conference, organizers of the re-
cent Birmingham, Alia., protest
and other direct action projects.
Several groups beginning ahead
of the official parade began fil-
ing down the center of the six-
lane avenue about 6 p.m. Most of
the marchers, however, awaited
the arrival of King, accompanied
by Detroit Mayor Jerome P. Cav-
anagh, former Gov. John B.
Swainson, United Auto Workers
President Walter P. Reuther, and
state AFL-CIO President August
Amid cheering from some 40,000
non-marching spectators, King
moved down Woodward. Occasion-
ally shouting "We want freedom,"
and carrying signs saying "Med-
gar Evans died for you," and
"End Jim Crow in Detroit," the
marchers followed, at one point
completely filling the broad ave-
nue from Grand Circus Park to
Jefferson Ave., a distance of seven
The Detroit police were out in
force-many remembering a ma-
jor race riot which took place
here 20 years ago-yet there was
no violence or disorder among the
marchers. -'I never saw a more o'-
derly crowd," one police leader
The only incident occured when
a white man rushed a press car.
yelling "I want to see Dr. King."
He .was quickly escorted away by
police and later released as he
"needed psychiatric help," ac-
cording to Wayne County chief
assistant prosecutor Samuel Brez-
The man, Joseph A. Lalibert of
Berkley, explained yesterday that
he wanted to warn Rev. King that
"integration is being pushed too
fast and predicted a race riot as a
result of massively-enforced at-
tempts to integrate Detroit sub-
Cavanagh opened the rally call-
ing for a "government, indw-try,
commercial and church groups to
join together to end prejudice.
"Our administration has worked
to achieve equality," Cavanagh as-
-+A 11'1+ -m- -A. +,

MSU Board
Takes Action
The Michigan State University
Board of Trustees has passed
legislation making the Michigan
State News a community, news-
paper, as opposed to a student
Dave Harfst, summer editor of
the State News, explained that
this opened the way for any resi-
dent of East Lansing to join the
paper's staff. Formerly member-
ship had been limited to students.
The Trustees also promoted the
paper's advisor, Louis J. Berman,
to the position of general manager.
This puts him in charge of the
overall operation of the paper
with final say in all business and
editorial matters.
Harfst said that the changes,
"definitely won't hurt us, it can
only help the over-all quality of
the paper."
The Board of Student Publica-
tiox. has been enlarged to include
three faculty members instead of
one. The Board also has three stu-
dents and three administrators.

BrvTrustworthy,- Loyal, Helpful. .


r bylaw, revision, the
-embers on the execu-
tee of the college of
was raised from four

tally, the Regents agreed to
off approximately $7,000 in
id student loans. Since the
ersity annually hands out
a million dollars in student
this money represents a
fraction, amounting to less
one per cent of the total.
said Wilbur K. Pierpont,
president for Business and
was felt by most of the Re-
that this sum pointed up
e fact that the student loan
:e was very well administer-
ice-President for Student Af-
James Lewis also noted that
ow sum reflected upon the
r of students in the pro-

Once again, The Daily is searching out trustworthy, loyal, helpful,
friendly, courteous, kind, obedient, cheerful, thrifty, brave, clean and
reverent recruits for its editorial staff.
If you are all of these - or several of these - The Daily needs
you. Actually, if'you have even one good quality you ought to rush
out, to 420 Maynard Street at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday for the trainee
meeting. Let its glow enlighten the entire University community
through the tentacle-like columns of The Daily.
Besides the obvious rewards of virtue itself, being a staff member
on The Daily offers such enticements as:
-nickel Cokes;
-free copy pencils;
-seeing your name in the paper;
-lowered grades and circles under the eyes;
-free bicycle parking in front of the building;
-,rubbing elbows with famous Daily personalities; and
-practice in typing, any method
The Daily has room for all of the many personality types in
Ann Arbor.
Lonely students gain many friends at Student Publications Bldg.
Popular students, on the other hand, have been known to lose up
to 100 friends through Daily activities in only one semester. The
-mmas. -- nnof -m.rp nf r, mrp lmitprl nnnotanities in these

Snow Sees 'T hree Dragons'
Across Graduates' Path
Three great "dragons"-nuclear war, over population and mal-
distribution of goods-must be slain if the mankind is to achieve
a better life, Sir Charles P. Snow of Cambridge University told the
1963 graduates June 8.
Snow, rector of St. Andrews University and a well-known British
scientists and novelist, warned the commencement audience that "the
three great dragons have got to be solved before 2000, before the
graduates are middle aged and while they are doing their best work."
"Three Dragons"
In his rain-shortened speech, Snow listed the "dragons" as:
1) Nuclear war. Now "the first, but the least of the dangers,"
nuclear war's threat comes in the spread of atomic weapons into
unsteady hands. He did not see nuclear war unleached by the United
States and Russia, but nuclear castrophes touched off by accidents
or "insane" governments, unsed to the control of such weapons.
2) Overpopulation. "For many years I tried to shut my mind
away from it. By temperment, I prefer abundance to restriction. But
mankind is too good in reproducing itself."


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