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Seventy-Five Years of Editorial Freedom
Officials SayNuclear Project May.Have To
By WALLACE IMMEN oratory can be submitted for fund Beginning in March, each of atomic energy will hold hearings ficials have indivated that a na- the AEC recently asked physicists site i
authorization. According to the the remaining sites will be in on the proposal. The AEC has tional accelerator must be on the at the University of California ship
Officials of the Atomic Energy present timetable, the request tensively studied in terms of geol- been warned by Rep. Chet Holi- scale of 200 BEV in order to be at Berkeley to try to find meth- be on
Commission indicated yesterday could not be made before August, ogy and climate to determine ex- field (D-Calif), chairman of the considered national. ods of cutting costs of the proj- Th
t authorization of funds o a and by then Congress is expected actly how many changes in the joint committee, that they must ect without decreasing its- effec- callf
20lion ele vlt may to have adjourned. original plans would have to be have a site selected before they joi nt o abished tiveness or capacity. and
The new. procedure calls for made to suit the actual condi- request hearings or authorization. Political influences have en- millio
have to wait until August which announcement of final sites still tions. This testing will consist of No money can be appropriat- ergy has asked for an evaluation tered into the project and Geof- struc
may well mean that the roject being considered within six weeks. core-drilling and soil stability ed for the project until it is au- a I po con frey Norman, director of research, Fu
will not be acted upon in the A site selection committee has studies carried out by an archi- thorized, however many specula- sists only of the ability to ahas termed the conflicting reports comi
present session of Congress. been investigating about 200 sites tectural engineering firm. These tions have been made to the af- prove or reject funds and pro- and rumors about the accelerator only
Herbert L. Kinney, assistant to which were submitted a year ago are scheduled to take nearly three fect that the funds will be dras- gram developments. The AEC is as the result of "preliminary opme
the AEC's research director, out- and has narrowed the field con- months to complete instead of the tically reduced or eliminated .en- supposed to make the decision as skirmishes" by interests who wish celer
lined procedures which must be siderably. In fact, reports have few weeks once reported. tirely from the budget. Several to which of the proposals is most to influence the location of such Cons
completed before the plans for indicated that no more than sa The final site selection will then alternate proposals have been sub- desirable. a large and important facility. almo
the $348 million accelerator and or seven remain, but these have be ready in early July and at mitted for smaller, less expensive In a move to insure the 200 The selections will be of special izati
high energy physics research lab- not been confirmed. that time the joint committee on accelerators, but several AEC of- BEV capacity of the accelerator, importance to Ann Arbor as a ed ye

in nearby Northfield Town-
is considered by experts to
e of the most suitable.
e program in operation will
for 2000 scientists employed
an annual budget of $50
n after completion of con-
tion, planned for 1973.
nds to be included on the
ng budget request will be
$10-$20 million for devel-
nt and designing of the ac-
ator in relation to the site.
truction will not begin for
st two years and the author-
n of funds will be includ-
arly on the budget.

hat's New
At 764-1817
Felix Greene's "China" is being held over by the Cinema
Guild for an extra day of showings. The movie will be shown at
noon, 2 and 4 p.m. today in the multipurpose room of the UGLI.
All showings will be free.
SGC tonight will hear a motion proposed by Robert Bodkin,
'67E, and Jack' Wynder, '66, for SGC to sponsor an opinion
survey on Viet Nam. Total cost is estimated at $45 dollars for
300 questionnaires to be sent to a random sampling of students.
The survey would be done with the consultation of the University
Survey Research Center.
Sue Ness, '67, a member of SGC whose position will expire
at the time of the spring elections, is resigning now for "personal
reasons." Her spot will be filled by anyone wishing to submit a
petition to the SGC executive committee. Petitions will be re-
viewed by SGC a week from tonight, and the position most
probably filled then, said Gary Cunningham, '66, SGC president.
** * *
A committee which will conduct a comprehensive review
of student and faculty opinion on the trimester system is being
established, Associate Dean James Robertson and Dean William
Haber of the Literary college said yesterday. The proposal for
the committee came from a motion at a recent faculty meeting.
Robertson said that the members for the committee will be
selected shortly and will hopefully have the report ready by
A controversial 1964 Republican campaign film, "Choice,"
produced by the Mothers for A Moral America, will be given
what is believed to be its first public showing on campus
Monday, Jan. 31.
The film had been scheduled for national television in 1964
in support of former Sen. Barry M. Goldwater, but was cancelled
at the last minute at the insistence of the Republican presidential
It includes scenes of girls in topless bathing suits, beer cans
being thrown out of a speeding Lincoln Continental, former
Senate Secretary Bobby Baker and other alleged examples of
moral decay. The Mothers For A Moral America, a pro-Goldwater
organization, alleged that these were examples of the "moral
decay" fostered by the Democratic administration.
The film, which is being brought here by the campus Young
Democrats will have 7, 8 and 9 p.m. showings in Aud. A on the 31.
Admission to the movie will be 50c.
After the third set of Panhellenic rush parties, chairman
Linda Koehler, '66Ed, reported that 442 girls will be coming
back tonight and tomorrow night for "final desserts." This
represents a decrease of 150 girls since second set. "A good
percentage" of these girls, Miss Koehler observed, dro'pped of
their own volition. She estimated that about 400 of the original
1127 girls will pledge.
Professor Samuel Eldersveld of the political science depart-
ment said yesterday that the plan for the coming fall term
includes offering more political science courses especially on
the 400 level. Because of absenses among faculty this term it has
been difficult to offer enough courses. By the winter term 1967
the program will definitely be enlarged.
Preclassification for the current winter term was basically
smooth running according to John Manning, assistant to the
associate dean of the literary college. A majority of students used
the preclassification system with only 633 of the eligible juniors
and seniors, and 150 of those eligible freshmen and sophomores
not preclassifying. Manning attributed the increased efficiency
of the program to more experience among those responsible for
its administration.
A reliable Lansing source said last night that the governor
will not recommend more than a $5-6 million increase in the
University's 1966-'67 general funds budget appropriation. This
compares to a $14.6 million hike asked by the Regents in their
budget request. The source called the $5-6 million estimate
speculative; he said it is based on an expected 11 per cent hike
in funds for higher education and on the probability that much
of this increase will be channeled toward community colleges
and the seven smaller state-supported schools.
The source also was pessimistic about the University's chances
to receive a sizeable capital outlay appropriation unless it con-
forms to new procedures for distribution of planning money

Says 'Odds
Strong' for
'Test Plans
Consideration May
Be Given to Class
Rank in Deferments
WASHINGTON (A') - Selective
Service Director Lt. Gen. Lewis B.
Hershey said last night the "odds
are strong" that there will be a
return to a system of testing and
consideration of class standing by
local draft boards in granting col-
lege student deferments.
Hershey told a news conference
he expects to make up his mind
within the next 10 days, or soon-
er, about reverting to a system
such as that used during the
Korean War.
"The odds are strong we are
going to revert to such a system,
not necessarily to the exact details
of the previous system, but to such
a system," Hershey said.
The results would be used as
guides by local draft boards in
deciding on student deferments,
but Hershey emphasized that un-
SAIGON O'P)-An alleged plot
to overthrow the South Viet-
names government of Prime
Minister Nguyen Cao Ky was
believed thwarted early this
morning with the arrest of a
number of junior army officers,
i usually reliable source re-
An official spokesman for Ky
declined to confirm or deny the
reports of the arrests or the
existence of a coup plot but said
no move to overthrow the gov-
ernment had been made.
He said he "had heard rum-
ors of arrests" but declined to
comment further.
der the law a local board is not
required to base its decision on
such data.
He said the system of class
standing and testing would apply
to students next college year if
the decision is reached to rein-
state such a system and the de-
tails can be worked out quickly
Questioned as to whether col-
lege students may be drafted if
they fail to meet the required
passing grade or to maintain
standing in the stipulated upper
portion of the class, Hershey said
he could not estimate when such
students might be ordered for in-
Hershey was closeted most of
the day with state draft directors
primarily from Eastern and Mid-
western states.
"A. S. Neill sees patterns in our
culture which he feels are wrong
and also sees ways to change these
patterns so people can live health-
fully in the social body today."
With these words, Mrs. Toby
Hendon, director of the Children's
Community School of Ann Arbor,
















To Picket
VOICE Participates
In Comnmunications,
Bookstore Protest
Pickets from the University of.
Michigan Student Economic Un-
ion and VOICE political party,
protesting the lack of student
communication with Regents and
administrators and the scuttling
of the bookstore proposal, will
march outside the Administration
Bldg. during the Regents meeting
tomorrow at 2 p.m.
Vice-President for Student Af-
fairs Richard L. Cutler is expected
to report at the Regents meeting
that the establishment of a Uni-
versity - operated discount book-
store would not be economically
feasible. He is also expected to
recommend that the Regents 1929
ruling prohibiting competition be-
tween the University and private
enterprise be rescinded.
UMSEU member Donald Res-
nick, '68, said the UMSEU and
VOICE pickets would protest:
--Cutler's disapproval of the
-Cutler's action of not telling
the Student Government Council
bookstore committee of his deci-
sion to disapprove the bookstore
proposal until two days before the
Regents' meeting;
-The total lack of communica-
tion with the Regents.
Resnick complained that stu-
dents aren't allowed in discussions
at open meetings of the Regents
while the Regents who can only
act as a body have refused to meet
with students individually.
However, several Regents have
set up a program that enables two
students to meet one day a month
with them over breakfast, at
which time the Regents can talk
of their "extensive travels," Res-
nick said.t

~Ia king


THIS SEMESTER'S RUSH as it took place at Alpha Epsilon Phi sorority house.
TEPTo Obain Housi

x F
Decision Not
Breach of Promise
Surprises Members
Of Student Group
In a public statement issued
yesterday, the Student Govern-
ment Council bookstore commit-
tee criticized Vice-President for
Student Affairs Richard L. Cut-
ler's "secrecy" on his bookstore
The committee charged Cutler
with failing to inform it that he
will recommend to the Regents
that a University-operated dis-
count bookstore would be eco-
nomically unfeasible and should
not be established.
Bookstore committee members
first learned of Cutler's plans via
a news leak in The Daily, though
they contend that Cutler had
promised to let them know of any
Mas R. Copi decisions as soon as he had made
Tl them.
The committee stated that it
was not so much Cutler's decision
that was displeasing, though it
still maintains a discount book-
~ store would be economically feas-
ible, but his failure to discuss his
investigation of the proposal with
the committee.
'Just Forgot'
g Committee member Mickey Eis-
1 enberg, '67, complained that "it
was our proposal, and now in some
mystical way it has become the
property of the Regents."
Campus t Another member, Donald Res-
or next year,
ted in the See Text of Letter,
on Washte- Page 2
st was shar-
ther nation- nick, '68, and Eisenberg said that
g to re-es- Cutler offered profuse apologies,
e. Delta Phi saying that he did not intend to
1936. ignore the students but just "for-
move, how- got."
development Resnick said that this was hard
,"eon North to believe, since Cutler is always
hat the Zeta talking of the necessity to let stu-
now located. dents in on the decision making
were made process.
ies in 1956 "He could at least have inform-
nterested at ed us of the direction his thought
one plot re- was taking," Eisenberg said.
others have Uses Same Facts
administra- He said that Cutler's report
ousing. uses the same facts as that of the
ige, Phi EP bookstore committee report, which
heir present was issued last fall, but comes to
an addition. different conclusions.
d to inves- Both Resnick and Eisenbergsaid
d pot ives- they felt that if Cutler had let
pportunities them know of his plans sooner
g a house. than two days before the Regents
meeting they could have offered
one of the further arguments for their case.

Tau- Epsilon Phi (TEP) fra-
ternity negotiated with realtors
yesterday and Monday to obtain
housing for next fall. The final
settlement should be closed with-
in a month, David Brown, '68,
president of TEP, said last night.
The house is located at 1601
Cambridge. It is now a family

dwelling but the fraternity will
invest about $30,000 this summer
to convert it for group living.
The house will accommodate 25-
28 men next fall, Brown said.
TEP returned to campus a year
ago, after a two-year absence but
was unable to find a house to
move into last fall.
When Phi Epsifon Pi announc-
ed last fall its intentions to build

hill' Illustrates Responsibility

a new house on North
increase its capacity fi
TEP became interes
present Phi Ep house
naw Ave. Their interes
ed by Delta Phi, ano
al fraternity plannin
tablish a chapter her
was last on-campus in
Phi Ep's decision to
ever, hinged on thec
of a "fraternity row
Campus in the area tb
Beta Tau house is n
Originally, six lots
available to fraternit
but only ZBT was it
that time. Now onlyc
mains near ZBT; the,
been allocated by the
tion for Cedar Bend ho
With this knowled
decided to stay at t]
location and build a
Thus, TEP was force
tigate other housing o
while Delta Phi decic
a colony before finding
Housing has been

there are only problem parents."
Summerhill emphasizes freedom
for the child from coercion by
adults. Children live on Neill's
estate and are allowed to come to
classes at their own discretion.
The curriculum is similar to the
standard one taught in English
public schools, but Neill aims at
nroducinf raduates who are

the five year olds up to Neill him-
self are on an equal footing when
it comes to voting on decisions
that affect the community. One
young child, when asked who
Neill was, answered, "I guess he's
the person who has been around
here the'longest."
Freedom vs. License
Neill is careful to make the dis-

wants and pursues handicrafts or
plays at his whim. Many of the
students graduate without having
learned to read, but pick up read-
ing skills when the demands of a
job or higher education appear.
Mechanical Careers
Mrs. Hendon noted that while
Neill has not kept .records on his'
students for the last 40 years,

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