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Light rain in morning,
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Seventy-Five Years of Editorial Freedom
Students Display Concern over High-Cost H


The issue of high cost student
housing was raised yesterday in
an afternoon meeting between
student representatives and Uni-
versity administrators; 'a noon-
time diag rally and an evening
session of the Voice Housing Com-
In an afternoon conference rep-
resentatives from Student Govern-
ment Council and Graduate Stu-
dent Council met with Vice-Presi-
dent for Business and Finance
Wilbur K. Pierpont and Vice-Pres-
ident for Student Affairs Richard
Cutler agreed to start working
today on the establishment of a
student advisory committee with-

in the Office of Student Affairs
which will actively participate in
the planning of future housing
The possibility of setting up
similar groups elsewhere in the
administration was also discuss-
ed, but no decisions were made.
Pierpont agreed to make avail-
able to "responsible students"
more detailed information about
the University's financial opera-
tions including a breakdown of
dormitory costs. He also express-
ed a .willingness to discuss possi-
ble shifts in University invest-
ment policies with students.
At the noontime diag rally, an
estimated crowd of 200 listened to
speakers complaining 'about the

inadequacies of the University's
present housing policies. This rally
was basically a prelude to the more
lengthy discussion of the housing
issue in the evening.
Russell Linden, '67, who repre-
sented SGC at the afternoon con-
ference, presented the results of
the discussion with Pierpont to
last night's meeting sponsored by
In response to his report and an
analysis of current problems in
the student housing situation and
possible alternatives presented by
Stewart Gordon, '66, chairman of
Voice's housing committee, the
students present voted for the fol-
lowing demands:
-The University administration

should issue a policy statement on
its use of federal funds for hous-
ing projects. Gordon charged that
Pierpont does not use as much
federal funds as possible in Uni-
versity projects because of his
"laissez faire" economic attitudes.
According to Gordon, federal
housing loans which he said could
be obtainable at rates as low as
2.6 per cent would greatly reduce
the costs of building apartments
and dorms.
-The office.of business and fi-
nance should issue a detailed
breakdown of the costs incurred.
in running the residence hall sys-
tem. Although Pierpont assented
to this demand yesterday at the
afternoon conference, the students

at last night's meeting felt that
they wanted to be sure that .this
promise will be made good in the
near future.
Interim Report
-University President Harlan
Hatcher's Blue Ribbon, Commis-
sion on Housing should issue an
interim report .in the immediatel
future. Gordon said that this com-
mittee's report, which is supposed
to examine the broad question of
student housing, has been delayed
since last May. Members of the
committee have recently said that
their report will be issued in four
-The University should issue
a policy statement on high rise
apartment buildings.

-Viable alternatives to the
present housing policies of the
University should be considered by
administrators. Among the alter-
natives suggested was the Uni-
versity selling land to a non-
profit student - faculty group,
which, according to Gordon, would
be eligible for federal housing
loans under the College Housing
Act of 1950. Gordon also pointed
out other federal housing finance
law of which the University has
failed to take advantage.
Present Demands
The group agreed to present
their demands to the office of
business and finance this week
and asked that an administrator
publicly acknowledge the receipt

of the student's proposals at a
Diag rally Friday.
The students voted to give the
administration about a week to
study the demands and proposals
after which aUniversity official
should give a public defense of
present housing policies or an-
nounce changes.
If officials do not acknowledge
publicly the receipt of the de-
mands, students at the Friday
rally will then vote on what course
of action to follow.
Meanwhile the students present
at last night's meeting decided to
hold a noon rally today to help
drum up support for a low cost
housing movement. In addition to
the rally, tables will be set up in

prominent positions for students
to submit housing grievances and
suggestions and a speaker's pro-
gram will' be set up in the dorms
to discuss the issue.
Among the actions which may
be taken at that time are a sleep-
in on the diag or a sit-in in
Pierpont's office. These two al-
ternatives were mentioned promi-
nently at last night's meeting.
Speakers at the meeting stress-
ed the need for a "grass roots"
movement of students who are in-
terested in the housing issue.
Gordon said that overt student
support in the thousands, rather
than the present hundreds, is nec-
essary for a successful low cost
housing movement.

What's New,
I, At 764- 1817
"There are now over 1000 registered rushees, and we expect
F over 1500 men to rush this fall," Interfraternity Council President
Richard Hoppe, '66, said last night after ,a mass rush meeting
attended by "approximately 650 men." Last fall 936 men rushed
and 480 pledged.

The. Professional Theatre Program announced yesterday that
Rosemary Harris and Sydney Walker will be the leading players
in its world premier production of Herakles, a new play by
' Archibald MacLeish.
The Interfraternity Council executive committee last night
levied a penalty of 400 man-hours of charitable work against
Sigma Alpha Epsilon for' "assaulting" three girls-specifically,
dragging one of the girls into a cold shower-who were walking
across the SAE lawn, violating a fraternity tradition. Although the
Scommittee recognized that there was no malicious intent. it ruled
that, if the work is not completed by the actives and present
pledges of SAE by April1, 1966, the fraternity-will be fined $1000.
Fall term degree candidates who expect to graduate at the
end of this term should submit a diploma application to the
registrar's office not later than Sept. 17. Literary college students
may obtain application forms at window A in the foyer of the
Administration Bldg.; other candidates should apply at their
school's office. Students who have already submitted an applica-
tion gned not bother with this procedure.
Approximately 33 per cent of all undergraduate credit hours
in the literary college are in classes taught by teaching fellows,
according to the Center for research on Learning and Teaching's
"Memo to the Faculty." Freshman and sophomore classes have
these graduate students as instructors in 45 per cent of their
classes. oliere are more than 950 teaching fellows throughout
the University, many "stepping 'to the other side of the desk'
for the first time," the memo reports.
In a bold move aimed at cutting into the lucrative parlor
'4 game's market, the editors of Gargoyle have created "Michio-
poly," and are distributing it in their new issue, on sale today.
Included in this year's first effort are "The Diary of a Sorority
Girl" and the mystery of "The Disappearing Freshman."
The recent extension of the National Defense Education Act
will provide fellowships for an increasing number of University
graduate students, Associate Dean Freeman Miller of the graduate
school said yesterday. According to a Department of Health,
Education and Welfare announcement, over 3,000 three-year
fellowships have been awarded; the fellowships are applicable to
virtually'all major fields on study.
* * * *
In certain designated areas owners of motorcycles and
scooters may park their vehicles at an angle to the curb without
fear of being ticketed by the Ann Arbor police. However, angular
parking in non-designated areas violates a local parallel parking
ordinance which recently has been strictly enforced.
The Interfraternity Council executive committee last night
fined Alpha Tau' Omega $300 for excessive noise and the con-
4sumption of alcoholic beverages on Aug: 23.
In the face of mounting student pressures for low-cost hous-
ing, a knowledgeable observer -of the Ann Arbor housing situation
pointed to what he termed -"the basic impossibility of building
well-designed and constructed housing at low cost within a rea-
sonable distance of the campus." He pointed to rapidly rising
construction costs, high University building standards and a
general shortage of housing. as factors in his assessment.
Long Distance
The International Association of Universities, a worldwide
S body of leading educators, has adopted for study a report
advocating that professors spend their sabbatical year on the
faculty of a university in an underdeveloped country. The action
was 'takens Monday at the closing session of the organization's
fourth general conference, held in Tokyo. University President.
Harlan Hatcher was among the 500 educators in attendance.
pm, WXstnn R_ Vivian (D-..Ann Arbor) vestervdav announced

To Withhold
Military, Aid
Thiant Flies To Visit . ..
Both Warring Nations :..
By The Associated PressUnied
United States authorities said
yesterday there will be no deliver- v :
ies of UhS. military aid to India
and Pakistan while the two coup-
triesare fighting. n
However, they added that it is,.d
to early to say whether economic
aid to the two nations will also
be discontinued.
The U.S. is supporting United '
Nations Secretary-General U
Thant's mission to the two war-
ring nations and is awaiting a4
favorable response to the Secunity
Council's appeal for a cease-fir;
and withdrawal of armed peson-
Thant left for India and Paki-
stan last night after a last minute
conference with Arthur Goldbe g
U.S. ambassador to the UN.
Diplomacy h -
Meanwhile, the Kashmir issue
was theto of discussion tscon
other diplomatic fronts:
-Pakistan invoked the Central
Treaty Organization Pact and The deepening und.. .
formally requested Turkish aid to.
help in the fight against India,
but the Turkish government ap- E ARETE
peared cool about offering the TE A BWEN
Pakistanis anything more than claimed thatit had bea
moral support;
-While Chinese support for the
Pakistani cause became increas-
ingly apparent, the Soviet Union
called for an end to the fighting;s O fy
-Chester Bowes, U.S. ambas-
sador to India, assured American
residents of New Delhi that the
U.S. embassy could evacuate them O f
if necessary-a possibility he cal-.fnd s
ed unlikely, and
-Secretary of State Dean Rusk,
speaking on a nationwide tele-
vision broadcast, labeled the In- By CgAR CF
dian-Pakistani conflict a uthreat The deepening, undec
to the containment of Commun- between India and Pakis
ism. sents a grave threat to th
Aims for Peace balance of power in Asia,
In announcing the arms freeze, ing to diplomatic obse
State Department Press Officer major world capitals.
Robert McCloskey said the pri-
mary concern of the U.S. is to officials, especially in s
obtain a cessation of the fighting tonisepi. ilsth
and fullest support for the peace o isthe nsasliaty to
mission being undertaken . by UNfighting to increase its pc
Secretary-General U Thant. petg.Pkn a u
A State Department spokesman ptusands of trpe san
declined to anticipate what edge d1hunsofmtmens pise
I fct he utbeakof ullsclong Indo-China fonti
wfreweouldrhave on ulcges scene of brief, heavy fig
wararewoud hve n Cngrsslat .1962. If India is w
where appropriations for the for- addvre ytecr
eign aid bill must still be voted frictwtaisaPk
on. Congress authorized $3.3 bil- tkavnaeo h p
lion for the worldwide aid pro- to push into northeaste
gram. but appropriations are us-
ually less than the amount once again.
authorized. The de facto war place
"As far as I am aware no de- ington policymakers in ad
liveries are presently under way since both India and Paki
to either country," 'McCloskey considered friendly to the
said. This referred mainly to mili- States. Furthermore, Pa
tary deliveries, he added. a close military and eonc
The United States promised In- of the U.S., in spite of i
dia last June to extend $435 mil- willingness to accept Co
lion in economic assistance for its Chinese aid. It is also a
development program. of the Central Treaty 0:
U.S. officials asked for post-tion, aortegionalhgroup
ponement of a July meeting at supportedbyteUSan
the World Bank where* a pledge defense commitment to P


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tior n o Indian sses in eaeia
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cnicaptals , a mano men-
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ionrew h and c otinuedb
10d mcinuegs. Thit a had
..ol o epwrbewe h w ain wapecedgea rad, intali. aio for
ow aythe a- Pki.anha .on2r"omeda Iendians irike aryns.da
a'n aita htteepei Kahib agaistn heaipor a Rawalpind4,
m. rs.M:_R Pak<stani rule by a pRebisc . Pkin an i a tal . er arg dha, in
ort bytheUni- omianty Msle ad pesu- wlThde Defndse Miistr sokes-
enamao ar h Id-.ksa cofl + an aid Pkist aniaes atck
durngtheco- rigerd b a-dterortio i ted awr Iairort in Punj
forIniaandlog-er dipue e the State I twie arond droppedg Inpaa-
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f ah ieadsusinteihin u fa ievedtnk any pnaatroopsere dropl-
ngly behind isetrbattles ragedm alllydayndus-
empts. and ~~~~~~~~Pakista, MsemntnAPkt pken ad In-
shigto 1 co- wrecared uto hAssian sub-s Idians itiestd in thail ntes
ongithte frntirs beteent two co4ntriendirat fyings war. i rietoad
as rceied s- ritin nde it coonil rle One thl c gound Inda' morm
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nation cause by te irr porl andwr ogg Idiantesi Pustn
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filratonsevralturs f te Msles ad teKashmird wre thes sprtheadin
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tanoul ot i b power betwee thto nations was brdges ratans Ech psde
a nd Pakistan tatygroht the peplgahig bed Paisn capimd. aHotl, sor46
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££ k aid rer~i"ict.'"Ft '>+ }43"#,,tedly La 'r ligius i v'3~noritie re- a d edethevyrsitacei
E a d::ivrionary main in oth nations, ontribut- onlytwo miles acrss the border
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Pakistan and India escalated yesterday as air battles raged al
ten off a Pakistani attempt to bomb New Delhi, while Rawalpi
icials Fear Rej
Vew- South,-Asia

ared war
tan pr:e-
e current
rvers in
s of most
at Com-
use the
ower and
dreds of
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hting in
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omic ally
ts recent
A with a

tary aid deliveries to the two
disputants, and U.S/ economic as-
sistance programs are now being
reviewed-and these aid programs
give the Johnson administration
plenty of leverage to exert pres-
sure on the disputants.
The United States has granted
more than $6.5 billion in aid to
India since 1956, not including a
monthly shipment of 600,000 tons
of wheat to alleviate the Indian
food deficit. Pakistan has received
more than $5 billion in American
economic aid since 1951.
However, Washington is celay-
ing the fulfillment of foreign aid
commitments to that government
because of President Mohammed
Ayub Khan's dealings with Com-
munist bloc nations. Ayub has de-
clared that Pakistan will not sever
its new ties with the Communist
Indian Criticism
The U.S. has also come in for
criticism from India's Prime Min-
ister Lal Bahadur Shastri, who
has attacked American policies in
the Vietnam war and specifically
has called for an immediate halt
to the bombing of North Viet
In addition to economic aid, the
U.S. has provided both India and
Pakistan with arms. Pakistan has

the arms supplie
used against eac
in Washington n
sume both Indi
have employed
especially jet bor
U.S. Bac
"Support for eff
ed Nations and
General, U Thar
cease-fire has be
of U.S. diplomacy
flict. Thant left
Pakistan last nigl
representatives o
the U.S. is stro
peacemaking atti
Meanwhile, Wa
cerned by auth
that Pakistan h
surances of Con
assistance in an
with India. Thi,
would consist of
Chinese military
disputed northea
with India.
The origin of t
ing was the in
weeks ago of Pa
into Kashmir to
disorders amongi
ulation in the1
area. The Pakis
that India three
Kashmir last Dec




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