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Late World News
By The Associated Press
UNITED NATIONS-The foreign ministers of Britain and
the Soviet Union will meet today and are expected to explore
possibilities for convening the 1954 Geneva Conference on Indo-
china. Their two nations are co-chairmen of the conference that
ended the French Indochina war in 1954 and are responsible
for keeping the peace in the area which includes Viet Nam.
The meeting of British Foreign Secretary George Brown
and Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei A. Gromyko at the Soviet
4 U.N. mission in New York was announced last night by a British
spokesman. Brown told a Labor party convention in Brighton,
England, on Thursday that he would urge Gromyko to join him
in reconvening the Geneva Conference.
Before seeing Gromyko at 10:30 a.m., Brown is to meet with
Canadian Foreign Secretary Paul Martin, whose country serves
with India and Poland on the International Control Commission
for Indochina.
The Soviet Union has resisted past urgings by Britain to
reconvene the conference. But, North Viet Nam has not ruled out
the Geneva Conference as a possible vehicle for peace in Viet
Nam and the United States has said that it, too, would be willing
to negotiate within the framework of the conference.
In related events yesterday, the Soviet Union reacted cooly
to a proposal by President Johnson for a mutual reduction of
troops in Europe, and Indonesian Foreign Minister Adam Malik
said his country has been asked by nations on both sides of the
Viet Nam war to help bring an end to the conflict.
THE WILDCAT STRIKE of some- 200 local Michigan Bell
employes shows little sign of immediate settlement. Members of
Ann Arbor Local 4011 of the Communications Workers of America,
remain on strike in protest of a recent contract agreement with
Michigan Bell and the negotiating committee of the CWA.
N. J. Prakken, manager of the local Michigan Bell office,
said local phone service will proceed as usual and long-distance
calls will be placed by supervisory personnel.
Frederick Chase, Jr., president of Local 4011, said he is
"urging member back to work because this is an unauthorized
wildcat strike, but the officers won't work under the present
contract." He said that over 200 men were present at a Local
meeting held yesterday and further meetings are planned, but
that it is impossible to estimate the length of the strike.
THE SACUA SUBCOMMITTEE on student relations will meet
Oct. 13 to discuss the interrelations between the Ann Arbor
police and the University community, and methods for handling
future student conduct such as that oflast week's sit-in.
The subcommittee has -also invited four students to par-
ticipate in their meetings throughout the remainder of the year.
Two of the students will be selected from Student Government
Council and two from Graduate Student Council.
TICKETS FOR THE first closed circuit showing of the Mich-
igan-Michigan State football game will still be on sale at Hill
Aud. starting at 11 a.m. Coverage starts at 1:15 p.m. and will
include the halftime show: Doors open at 1:00 p.m.
Bob Pryor, executive vice-president of the University Activi-
ties Center, announced yesterday that UAC, sponsors of the
event, had sold only 1,000 of the 2,500 tickets needed to break
even. Tickets cost $2 each.
COLORADO UNIVERSITY is undertaking an 18-month study
of flying saucers, it was announced yesterday. According to Air
Force Secretary Harold Brown, the researchers will have access
to Air Force records but will "conduct the research independently
of and without direction from the Air Force."
, +* * * *7
THE FACULTY COMMITTEE which is investigating the
University's release of three student organizations' membership
lists to the House Committee on Un-American Activities will
probably have completed its report within two weeks, a com-
mittee member revealed yesterday. The group has been working
on the report since early September.
THE FACULTY SENATE of the University of Pennsylvania
did not vote last Friday on the controversial proposal for an ad-
visory ad hoc committee to examine university research projects.
The committee would consist of eight faculty members who would
review all research projects where there was a question as to
whether the results would be "freely available and freely pub-
lishable." The committee would then recommend acceptance or
rejection of the project to the administration. This would be the
final decision.
In practice this criteria would mean denial or approval to

many Department of Defense contracts which require that re-
sults by kept secret. It was university participation in such pro-
jects which triggered protest last fall.

Students To Attend
Exchange School
During Winter Term
Recruitment for students in-
terested in participating in the
University of Michigan-Tuskegee
Institute exchange program will
begin Oct. 13 and 14 in the Fish-
The program, now in its second
year, is more than an opportunity
for student exchange. According
to Russel Brown, director of the
program and vice- president of
Tuskegee Institute, "It is set up
on a broad base which will permit
almost any kind of exchange. We
are enchanging students, faculty,
and cultural organizations as well
as ideas in research and student
and faculty recruitment."
"Mutual knrichment"
Initiated in 1963 by University
President Harlan Hatcher and
Tuskegee President Luther Foster
as a program of "mutual enrich-
ment," each school offers equal
benefits. Students and professors
are exposed to different social
and educational environments.
"Large universities can do many
things for the Negro college, while
in turn the Negro can enlighten
the large university on the aca-
demic and personal needs of stu-
dents who have been the victims
of poor elementary and high
school education," says Prof. Ar-
nold Kaufman of the philosophy
department, who participated in
the program,
. Tuskegee Institute, in Tuskegee'
Institute Alabama, is a private
co-educational institution with a
predominately Negro enrollment
of 2600 students. In 1965 twelve
Tuskegee undergraduates attend-
ed the University fall semester,
and seven University of Michigan
students enrolled at Tuskegee]
during the winter 1966 semester.
They received full accreditation1
for courses taken, but no honor
Students Here7
This semester, nine Tuskegee
students are attending classes in+
Ann Arbor, and others have come
on their own as transfer or grad-
uate students.;
Students interested in attending1
Tuskegee Institute during the;
winter from February 3 to June 3,;
1967 are encouraged to see John1
Chavies in 1223 Angell Hall.

- -Daiy-Chuck Soberman
GOV. GEORGE ROMNEY, at a press conference at the Union yesterday, endorsed Marvin Esch for congressional representative of
this district. Romney attacked incumbent Weston Vivian for his voting on issues endorsed by the AFL-CIO and the Americans for
Democratic Action, and the 93 per cent voting record supporting President Johnson's spending requests. He said Vivian is "either a
rubber stamp or subject to some commitments." Vivian was not available for comment.

1 8-Year-Old
Vote Gains
New Support
Claim 'If He's Old
Enough To Vote He's
Old Enough to Fight'
A new political group to gain
support for the 18-year-old vote
proposal on the Michigan ballot
in November was announced yes-
terday. The group is named the
Michigan Citizens Committee for
the Vote at 18.
"If he's old enough to fight, he's
old enough to vote," the group's
chairman, C. Allen Harlan told a
Detroit press conference.
Harlan, a trustee of Michigan
State University called upon all
Michigan voters to support the
proposal on the Nov. 8 ballot.
"Our 18-year-olds have partici-
pated in every war, but they have
never had the privilege of voting
for the government that decided
policy," he said.
The main body of the group is
made up of educators and stu-
dents. James M. Graham, presi-
dent of Michigan State Univer-
sity's student government, will act
as chairman of the coordinating
committee. It will be the respon-
sibility of this sub-group to inte-
grate the activities of the state
schools involved.
Under the auspices of the Na-
tional Student Association, the
Michigan C i t i z e n s Committee
hopes to capitalize on student in-
volvement and arouse adult in-
terest by bringing nationally
known speakers into the state, by
sending student speakers to local
organizations, and by employing
student and alumni publications.
Robert Smith, member of the
University Student Government
Council, is currently overseeing
the movement's activities in the
Ann Arbor region. The University
has already pledged $1000 to the
committee, more than half of
which will be used in state-wide
campaigns. Other schools such as
W a y n e State University and
Northern Michigan University are
expected to make similar contri-
A statement from Graham, co-
ordinating chairman, indicated
the movement's reliance on the
interest of students:
"They have a real stake in gov-
ernment today. They always have
been intensely interested in the
issues of education, poverty and
civil rights. Now there are the
added issues of the war in Viet-
nam and the draft. Their involve-
ment combined with the effects
of mass communication has made
the age of 21 obsolete as a mini-
mum age for voting."
Lip Service
He went on to say:
"This is basically an issue of
and for youth . . . . We're just
getting lip service from the poli-
ticians. So that leaves the real
campaigning up to us.

'U' Professor's

Paperback Program

Initiates Teen Reading Revolution
By ROGER RAPOPORT is all part of a program develop- School lastyear, juvenile offenses grade and played hookey for three
ed by a 36-year-old University in the area dropped from 122 the consecutive years."
"There's a new status symbol at English professor, Daniel N. Fad- previous year to 55. He asserts that boys can re-
Northwestern High School in De- er. Basically ' Fader thinks that "Fader's program is a fine claim themselves only by finding
troit's teeming Inner city. It's not | the way to make readers out of ' idea," says Girardin. "It is a real out "about the worlds that exist
the letter sweater, convertible, or non-readers is to substitute paper- help to us and we plan to coop- outside their own street corners-
all-A report card. It's thehpaper- ' backs for hardbound texts in the erate any way we can." The com- that are in books and magazines
bai ck ok Bos carr'y teir Inrs classroom, missioner has already offeredd newspapers and not anywhere
their. pockets,- o arrte ncasom isoe a lrayofrdadnwppr n o nweegirls i hi pre. Although only two years old, squad cars to transport the paper- }else."
Students read them in study halls, Fader's program is being used this back books to theschools.pe One measure of the experiment's
on hall duty, in lunch lines and year by schools 33 states and'success is that Washington, D.C.,
undercover durig class periods. three foreign countries. Cities like i Much of the promotional work implemented the program at a
Washington, Baltimore, Chicago, is being undertaken by news junior high school this year. If it
students get through a paperback and Los Angeles as well as De- wholesalersim Detroit, Washing- works well, officials there plan
book every other day," says Donna troit are experimenting with the ton, Baltimore, Chicago San Die n to expand the program to the
Schaub, an English teacher at the program. "I think the program Denver. They have donated thou- have already implemented their
through 'chathrSputnik-didaor rthe sands of dollars worth of paper- own versions.
The Detroit reading revolution t h of science " says one backs and other reading materials But perhaps a more meaningful
tT th Drh l Theo viw th irredi. e;lui eahig f.cinc,-syson 4.1-


More Coeds Choose
Jobs, Grad School

Michigan school teacher.
Under Fader's program, paper-
backs are used as texts in all
classrooms. Hardbounds are ex-
cluded because, "All they're good
for is building barriers between
kids and readers," explains Fad-
er. Anthologies are also banned
because, "A kid knows the an-
I +li- -nrr<>- -,,nhi'

uo ue scuois. iney v iewVY ei
philanthropy as a means of pro-
moting reading and expanding
their future market simultaneous-
Fader, asked by the University
to write an English program for
the Maxey Boys Training School,
a reform school at Whitmore Lake,
developed the program in 1964.
Fader, a former "delinquent
who grew up in a pool room,"
says he "stopped going to high
school somewhere around tenth

indication is the impact of the
program on one boy at the Maxey
school. An habitual offender when
he went to the reform school, Les-
ter started out on a fourth-grade
reading level. In the journal he
was required to keep, he copied
from magazines at first. Then he
began copying poetry. Soon he
was writing his own poems, which
he persuaded a teacher to mimeo-
graph into book form and which
he ultimately sold to a publisher
for $500.

Are college girls learning more
now but employing it less?
Definitely not say University
coeds and officials. In fact, the
trend' is towards more advanced
degrees, and careers that offer ful-
fillment outside of marriage.
Martha Cook, '67, president of
Panhellenic Association said,
"Women are looking beyond their'
families to the society for fulfill-
ment. This especially applies to
the college educated girl."
Chris Anderson, '67, president
of Kappa Kappa Gamma said that
about half the 1966 graduates
from her sorority are now either
in graduate school or working. "It's
not worth the hard work needed
to stay here if you're not planning
to do something with it," she
And Dean Patricia Plante of

Fordham University says that to- ;tology doesn't exist anywhere ut
day's college women "do not asso- in school.
ciate fulfillment with career suc- Teachers also use newspapers
cess." She also says that they and magazines regularly in class-
"want to work after graduation room instruction. Materials are
but they don't want careers." selected on the basis of "what
"I think just the opposite is students will read not what they
true," says Dr. Helen Tanner, should read." Hence popular lit-
assistant director of the Univer- erature and periodicals ranging
sity's Center for Continuing Edu- from "Baseball Stars of 1966" to
cation for Women. "Women do Teen Magazine are used.
went a career, not just work. They Is the program getting students
want to feel they're doing some- to read?
thing.' "James Baldwin, R i c h a r d
The statistics show that more Wright, and Ian Fleming attract
and more women are going to even the most reluctant readers,"
graduate schools and "doing some- says Miss Schaub at Northwest-
thing," not only in liberal arts, but ern. "I'm delighted to liear stu-
in professional areas. In 1955 there dents recommending books to each
were approximately 1652 women in other and having true literary
the University graduate schools. discussions, even if about James
In 1960 the figure jumped to 2016 Bond."
including 312 in professional areas Police officials have gone so
such as dentistry, law, medicine, far as to assert that the program,
and social work. Last fall, the total expanded to 27 inner-city schools
number of women doing graduate in Detroit this year through a
work at the University was 3016 $40,000 federal grant, curbs juv-
including 543 in the same profes- enile delinquency.
sional areas. The U.S. labor force Ray Girardin, Detroit police
currently includes about 27 mil- commissioner, points out that
lion women. when the reading program was
Dean Stephen Spurr of the used at the Moore Grammar
Rackham School of Graduate
Studies reports that a large num-
ber of women in graduate pro- UAC Forms
grams are women seeking careers.U CEs
Spurr also said that many career F
opportunities are now opening for 1
women such as teaching at the
Dean Plante also says that By ANN HAVILAND
today's men want "a girl who An escort service for visitors
stays home and looks after the to the 1967 Sesquicentennial is
family." being formed by the University
According to Robert Pryor, '67, Activities Center.
executive vice-president of the Paul Blackney, '69, chairman of
University Activities Center, most the service, says that students
boys want their wives to have a can apply on the second floor
career or at least a "consuming of the Michigan Union starting

Prevent Campus Calamities

The University's decision to
build a house for the Nu Sigma
Nu Fraternity, announced in Sep-
tember, came after the fraternity
failed to raise sufficient funds
for the building from alumni.
After a 1959 fund drive for a
new Nu Sigma Nu house failed a
prominent alumnus, Giffod Up-
john, president of Upjohn, Inc.,
a major pharmaceutical company,
suggested that the fraternity use
the University as a tax shield. He
explained that if the house were
owned by the university, contri-
butions to the building fund
scort Service
The Sesquicentennial central
committee conceived the idea of
an escort service, and the UAC
will administer it.
Blackney stated that the escorts
will receive no pay.
Five major conferences during
the Sesquicentennial, such as the
Voices of Civilization conference

would be tax deductible as edu-'
cational contributions.
Upjohn said that if the frater-
nity could persuade the university
to build the house he would con-
tribute a substantial amount to
the building of their new house.
The fraternity successfully re-
gotiated the agreement with the
university on the matter early
this year.
The University will build the
house with money from a special
building fund.
When the fraternity raises 50
per cent of the money needed to
build the house the university
will break ground for .the struc-
ture. The University will loan
Nu Sigma Nu the remaining mo-
ney provided that it can be paid
back under a 15 year mortgage.
The building will be located at
Fuller and Glen Avenues.. It will
be leased by the University to the
fraternity for a five year period.
The fraternity will retain the op-
tion to renew the lease every five
The University will retain rights
to a semi-annual inspection of
the premises to insure compliance
with University housing stan-
The University will also charge

Nu Sigma Nu Sidesteps Taxes
Bu House

rangement for Nu Sigma Nu
house was drawn to coincide with
Federal Tax regulations on edu-
cational contributions. All contri-
butions to the University's Nu
Sigma Nu building fund will be
considered educational donations,
according to Feldkamp.
If the house was built by the
fraternity they would be con-
sidered contribution to a social
club which, would not be tax
In answer to charges that the
University is allowing itself to be
used as a tax dodge by the fra-
ternity, Feldkamp says that of
"it is a way build fraternities
from non-University funds."
He also noted that the frater-
nity's plans coincided with the
University's desire to locate stu-
dent housing near their respective
campuses. The new medical fra-
ternity building is located near
the medical center.
Feldkamp says the f u t u r e
moves by the housing office along
this line would be made only if
they are consistent with Univer-
sity planning.
He adds that the University will
not take similar moves to help
fraternities relocate themselves in
random areas round Ann Arbor.

It is 11:30 P.M. Night and si-
lence in the bowels of Angell Hall.
All is calm. Suddenly, with an
agonized moan, a tangle of copper
arteries gives way and the base-
ment of the University's most im-
posing edifice becomes a lake of
soft, pure water. Disaster? Excite-
ment? No classes?
Not a chance.
Classes as usual thanks to the
friendly men in the blue sedans,
the Sanford Security agents.
Should a calamity like the above
actually occur, it would be de-

on campus," Ueker said, "and we
have 6/z million square feet that
need policing."
Communication Center t
Sanford men patrol from 11
p.m. until 7 a.m. "They make sure
doors are locked, elevators and
fans are in good working order,"
Ueker indicated. "And if any-
thing goes wrong, these men re-
port directly to the University's
communication center (525 Church
St.). These people are on the
switchboard twenty-four hours a
day and are ready to call in re-
pairmen to cope with any prob-

outside University police juris-
"On the other hand, if Ann
tArbor police are called as a re-
sult of reports made by our San-
ford men, burglaries and thefts
on campus remain within the
jurisdiction of the city police
The University has made an
arrangement with the Ann Arbor
police whereby they are paid a
portion of their total operating
cost in return for police services
on campus. This includes ticket-
ing of cars and being on call for


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