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Seventieth Year of Editorial Freedom


High 85
Thundershowers this morning,
then cloudy, warm and humid.

L. LXX, No. 31S




Thayer, Bursley,



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Bentley Cops ISts R s sHoULATION:C
Republican Lists Reasons for Health Cost


Senate Bid

...legislative aspirant

...Republican nominee

GOP Legislative Candidates
R eceive State Nominations

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Republicans Gilbert E. Bursley, Stanley G. Thayer, and
James F. Warner, candidates for state offices from Washten-
aw county, defeated their- opponents in last night's primary
Bursley, the former Ann Arbor Republican chairman who
led his party to an historic clan sweep victory over local
Democrats in April's City Council election, had 5160 votes for
the first legislative district office, compared to William I.
Scheel's 1708 with all 73 possible precincts reported early this
He led his opponent by an ever-widening margin from
early in the evening. He will go on to face Mrs. Albert Marck-
"'wardt, incumbent Democrat
who was upopposd for the
nomination for the November
R enom inated In the second district, James F.
Warner, who currently holds the
state position, defeated Vivian S.
George A. Petersen, Washtenaw Richards, 4,249 votes to 1,904, ac-
county sheriff, was renominated cording to the same returns.
for his position last night, defeat- In the Democratic race for the
ing Elmer F. Klump and John L. second district spot, William E.
Tice for the Republican nomina- Dannemiller led Maurice J. Hoff-
tion. man by about 500 votes.
Petersen appeared to be a sure The position of state senator,
winner from early in the evening. from Washtenaw County will be
According to figures released early sought in November by Stanley G.
this morning, he had 6,373 votes, Thayer, Republican, and Prof.
compared to 5,093 for Tice, who Richard L. Cutler, Democrat.
was his closest competition. Klump Thayer defeated his nearest op-
had 2,563 according to the same ponent, Mrs. Beth W. Milford, by
returns, with all of 73 precincts 3,000 votes, according to the early
reported. morning returns, and he also de-
Petersen will be opposed in No- feated William Bowling and John
vember by Lawrence P. Oltersdorf, Campbell, also Republican aspir-
the Democrat who won a close ants.
battle against Richard H. Wil- Bursley, who was born in Ann
liams for the nomination for the Arbor, graduated from the Univer-
Washtenaw county position. 01- sity and received a masters degree
tersdorf polled 2,611 votes for, the in business administration from
precincts reported, while Williams' Harvard Business School in 1936.
simultaneous total was 2,590. From the end of the second World
Mrs. Luella M. Smith, a Repub- War until 1957 he was in federal
lican who has served 20 years as government service holding various
county clerk, renewed her bid for military-diplomatic posts in the
the job by swamping her party Middle East, Africa, Europe, and
opponent, Jack E. Gable,'by more the United States. Since 1957 he
than 7,000 votes, with all 73 pre- has been assistant director of the
cincts reported. The total was Alumni Development Council.
Smith 10,509, to Gable's 3,031. On learning of his nomination
Mrs. Smith will face Mrs. Ade- Bursley said: "I am deeply ap-
line Drews, a Democrat who was preciative that so many voters
not opposed for the nomination have expressed their confidence in
for her party, in the November my candidacy.
balloting for the clerk's position. As a Republican I shall work
blltingfornwith great diligence to help Mr.
William F. Verner, also a Re- Nixon and Mr. Bagwell carry
publican, who is seeking his Washtenaw County by 20,000 votes
seventh term as county treasurer, this November. Our Ann Arbor
took a first step toward his aim Republicans have hit every goal
by defeating Sylvester A. Leonard, we have set for the past two years,
7,557 votes to 4,3977, according to and I am confident we can do it
the early morning tabulations. He ~
will run against SylvesterBlaszak, again."
a Democrat who was not required
to enter his name in the primary 'DON GIOVANNI'
ballot 'since his nomination was
not contended by another Demo-
Petersen is currently completing
his first term as Washtenaw
county sheriff. At various times
he has held the positions of dep-
uty, sergeant and captain in the
department, over a 17-year period
prior to becoming sheriff in 1958.
Tice, a native of Ann Arbor, is1
ecnnrdinator - P or 7,f s.ervices I

Rep. Alvin M. Bentley (R-Mich)
leaped to a wide margin in the
Republican primary contest to
name an opponent for Democratic
Sen. Patrick V. McNamara in the
November general election.
McNamara was unopposed with-
in his party.
In the Republican Senate race,
with 3,333 precincts counted,
Bentley had 225,399 to 85,964 for
his only opponent, former State
Police Commissioner Donald S.
In what was at least a minor
surprise, Clarence A. Reid, Detroit
lawyer, took a commanding lead
for the Republican lieutenant gov-
ernor nomination over State Sen.
Edward Hutchinson of Fennville.
A see-sawbattle raged among
four candidates for the Democratic
lieutenant governor nomination,
apparently destined to go down to
the wire.
With 1,955 precincts reporting,
here were the lieutenant governor
Republican-Reid 172,669, Hut-
chinson 128,823.
Democratic-State Rep. T. John
Lesinski of Detroit 78,552; Richard
F. Vanderveen, Grand Rapids at-
torney, 72,217; George H. Dough-
erty. Mt. Morris union leader,
60,921, and William J. Coughlin,'
an assistant Wayne County prose-'
cutor, 49,779.
William' Aid
In Campaign
HYANNIS PORT, Mass. (T) --
Sen. John F. Kennedy has as-
signed Michigan's Gov. G. Men-
nen Williams to advise Democratic
Congressional leaders when Con-
gress becomes a battleground of
the Presidential campaign Aug. 8.
Kennedy announced Williams
1.) Advise him on legislation to
amend the immigration laws.
2.) Help Kennedy seek House
approval this month of a Senate-
passed bill to eas'e restrictions on
trade and dealings with Iron Cur-
tain areas.
3.) Meet Johnson in Washing-
ton next week to discuss plans to
enact a program of medical care
for the aged.
4.) Counsel the Kennedy staff
on problems created by automa-
Williams leads the Democratic
party's nationalities division,
which he said, meets here Satur-
day to discuss "the problems of
second class citizenship inherent"
in present immigration and na-
turalization laws.

"With full understanding and
support, the needs of all for full
health care can be met in our
lifetime," Dr. William N. Hubbard,
dean of the medical school said
Speaking at the last of the
lectures and panel discussions
dealing with the "Social Implica-j
tions of Economic Change," Dr.
Hubbard traced the reasons for
increased costs of medical ex-
pense, and explained why they are
necessary for larger and better
service to the United States'
The total number of visits to
physicians far exceeds past ex-
perience, in spite of the rising
population, Dr. Hubbard said.
There are about three visits per
year. The rate of hospital utiliza-
tion has increased, while the time
of stay has decreased and .the
number of hospital beds has grown
immensely, he said.
More Spent
At the same time, more money
is spent on medical care. In 1938
four per cent of the disposable
income (income after taxes) was
spent on health care. Now about
5.2 per cent is being spent, an
increase of at least 1.2 per cent in
only 20 years.
About $95 per year per person is
being spent on direct health serv-
ice in the United States, Hubbard
revealed. Of this, $3.6 billion is
spent by government agencies.
A larger volume of service, both
relatively and absolutely, is being
offered by today's physicians and
medical people, he continued.
Concludes Review
Dr. Hubbard concluded his re-
view of medical expenses with the
question, "Why are such large
amounts of money being spent on
health care? Other services have
not increased in expense in such a
large degree."
He listed .these reasons:
Medical care is more effective
in what it sets out to do than it
used to be. The physician has more
agents for assistance in diagnosis
and treatment. Research effective-
ness has increased radically.
Value Recognized
The economic and personal
value of health is recognized today
as it has never been before, Hub-
bard said. Few bear the burden of
illness, regardless of their eco-
nomic status, if their disease can
possibly be corrected by known
Health service is assumed to be
one of the rights of mankind, he
emphasized. Throughout the world,
regardless of the wealth of the
citizens, they all are legally al-
lotted full medical care.
Dr. Hubbard attributed this in-
crease in concern for medical
treatment to the growing number
of young and old people in the

MEDICAL CARE IMPROVES-Dr. William Hubbard explained
to a University audience yesterday why more of our money goes to
health care each year, and why the service of doctors has im-

proved so much in the past few
world. "These are the large con-
sumers of medical service," he said,!
"and they demand the increase in
care on the part of the profes-
sional personnel."
Service Available
A fourth reason for increased'
medical costs, Dr. Hubbard claimed,
law with the availability of medi-
cal service, at a degree never be-
fore recognized. Transportation,1
facilitated construction, and other
factors have contributed to bring-
ing service closer to the customers,
he said.
Prosperity-the economic secur-
ity we have enjoyed for at least
20 years-has also added to the
proportion spent on health. As the1
stability of the country increases,
people feel more at ease to let
their money go to such purposes
as medical care, he claimed.

Democratic Victor
Scores Upset Win
Hare, Connor Withdraw Early;
Nominee Advocates Liberal Stand
special to The Daily
DETROIT-The trend toward youthful politics was ex-
hibited again last night as Lt. Gov. John Swainson lapped the
field in an upset victory in the Democratic gubernatorial pri-
He will face Republican Paul Bagwell, Michigan State
University director of scholarships, in the November battle
for the governorship being vacated by Gov. G. Mennen Wil-
liams. Bagwell was unopposedf

The term, "medical service" has
several levels of meaning, he
warned, which confuse any at-
temppts to evaluate such levels.
As illustrations, he listed several
such levels of meaning.
Diagnosis Prompt
One was in terms of prompt,
accurate diagnosis and applied
therapy of disease. Others were
specific disease prevention, and
convalescence, a growing import-
ant concept in medical care, in-
cluding several institutions.
The most challenging and least
developed level is that of health
preservation, a positive notion of
basic responsibility, which is often
the greatest economic challenge.
The costs of medical care will
rise unavoidably as service ex-
pands and improves, he concluded.

in the Republican primary.
Swainson's opponents, Sec. of
State James M. Hare and Detroit
Councilman Edwin Connor, proved
no match for the 36-year-old lieu-
tenant governor, who, with 5,975
precincts reporting, had amassed
134,619 votes, as compared to a
combined total of 135,941 for his
Connor and Hare conceded the
race early this morning.
Complete Upset
It was a complete upset for
Swainson, reportedly backed by
United Auto Workers officials.
Hare had been conceded as the
earlier favorite. Swainson, on re-
ceiving the news of his win, said
that he accepted "in humble spirit
and with deep gratitude."
"The victory represents not so
much a personal victory as it does
a reconfirmation that Michigan
Democrats want to place theirj
trust in leadership willing to work
hard for the progressive and lib-
eral programs" undertaken by
To Confer
He congratulated his opponents
for their "clean and responsible
campaigning," and said he plans
to confer with them in the near
future on combining forces in the
coming campaign.
The nominee said he hopes to
undertake his campaign "with the
knowledge that I will need the
help and counsel of all Michiganj
At 12:45 this morning the victor
addressed his supporters gathered
at his Detroit headquarters and
said "this is going to be the great-
est Democratic year Michigan has
ever seen."

.. .Democratic nominee

Election Scoreboard

2nd District Representative,
57 of 238 precincts, Payne (D)
3,455, Meader (R) 5,844.
Outside Wayne Total
Precincts ....... .3.333 1,742 5,075
Pets. Reptd 2,230 901 3,131
Connor (D) ... 19,454 16,316 35,770
Hare (D) .......78,678 42,915 121,593
Swainson (D) 86,177 71,809 157,986
Bagwell (R) .. .259,518 47,218 306,736
Outside Wayne Total
Precincts.s...... 3,333 1,742 5,075
Pets. Reptd. ... 2215 871 3,086
MacNamara (D) 129,943, 80,203 210,146
Bentley (R) ...200,675 24,724 225,399
Leonard (R) ... 70,195 15,769 85,964
Outside Wayne Total
Precincts..... 3,333 1,742 5,075
PcLs. Reptd. .. 2,249 863 3,112
Coughlin (D) .. 33,956 15,823 49,779

Dougherty (D) 45,335 15,586 60,921
Keyes (D) ... 48 75 123
Lesinski (D) .. 39,889 38,663 78,552
Vanderveen (D) 45,920 26,297 72,217
Hutchinson (R) 113,776 15;047 128,823
Reid (R) ......148,188,24,481 172,669
State Representative, first district
Burnley (R)..................5160
Scheel (R) ....................1708
State Representative, second district
Warner, (R)..................4249
Richards (R)................1904
Dannemiller (D) ..... .........1650
Hoffman (D)......... .......1150
State Senator
Bowling (R).................874
Campbell (R) ......... ........1880
Milford (R)..................3889
Thayer (R)...........6891
County Sheriff
Peterson (R) ...................6372
Klump (R) ....................2563
Tice (R)..... ..............5093
Oltersdorf ()................2611
Williams (D)..................2590

I .
Grad Studies,
On Incre ase
Because "increasing the educa-
tion for the professions of all
kinds, for research men, for busi-
ness leaders and executives now
begins where the four-year liberal
arts college ends," graduate-level
education is in high demand.
President Harlan Hatcher fore-
cast increasing demands for such
education in his annual report to
the Regents.
"This trend will continue and
accelerate. This form and level
of education is the most expensive.
In some disciplines it may be 10
to 14 times greater than the stan-
dard undergraduate course in lib-
eral arts."
Of the University's'handling of
the situation, the President said
"we have been most careful (in
planning) to avoid mere desire for
expansion. We have alsostudiously
avoided instituting programs that
are already well taken care of by
sister institutions."
Large Numbers
Nearly 10,00-40 per cent-of
the University's total enrollment
are now taking graduate or gradu-
ate-professional courses. "We have
been aware for some years of the
serious implications of this fact
and have been planning accord-
ingly," President Hatcher notes.
"In spite of all that we have
been able to do. however, whe have
not been able to meet the heavier
requirements on faculties, on lab-
oratories, and other expensive up-
to-the-minute instruments and
equipment. We have not. moved
fast enough in the race to supply
our libraries and our laboratories
with the needed equipment."
Rising Demand
Of the overall picture, he ob-
servse in the report, "Insufficient
funds are often ironicallyassoci-
ated with a sharp rise in the
demand for education. It is now
evident that we will have to suffer
a period of pressures and short-
ages on the university level before
we as a nation lift our sights and
gear our capacity and support to
meet the need.
"The lead time for planning and
building buildings and for training
faculties is long, but the urgency
is already upon us. Private colleges


Drama Must B

of the county office of Civil De-
fenese. He has held various law
enforcement positions including
that of undersheriff of Washtenaw
Verner used to teach matemati-
cal engineering at the University,
and has served 16 years as city
treasurer of Ann Arbor and eleven
and one-half years as county
treaturer. His defeated opponent,
Leonard, has been Augusta town-
ship supervisor for the past seven
Mrs. Smith is president of the
Michigan Association - of County

lend in Opera
"In Mozart's 'Don Giovanni,' recitative-or musical speech with
piano accompaniment-is used instead of dialogue," Prof. Josef Blatt
of the School of Music explained.
The musical director of the opera, which opens at 8 p.m. to-
night at the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre, went on to say that in
addition to serving the function of dialogue, Mozart's recitative is
some of the most beautiful music in opera literature.
The composer wrote only the bass and vocal parts for the recit-
ative, leaving everything else to be improvised by the conductor.
"Don Giovanni" Is an "opera giocosa" or humorous opera, and
contains many comic scenes, especially those with Giovanni's servant,
Leporello and the peasant, Macetto.
Not To Be Laughed At
Nevertheless, the opening scene, a murder, and later scenes of
damnation are not meant to be laughed at. Prof. Blatt explained that
the tendency to laugh at murder and death is peculiar to American
audiences, and audiences in Mozart's time never displayed this reac-

... GOP nominee
Kansas Ballot
WASHINGTON (A)--There were
both run-aways and close contests
as Republicans and; Democrats
picked candidatesafor major of-
fices yesterday in primaries in Mis-
souri and Kansas.
In Missouri Atty. Gen. John M.
Dalton of Kennett won the Demo-
cratic nomination for governor,
running away from four oppo-
Early returns for the Republican
nomination for governor indicated
a close race between two state leg-

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