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Seventy-Six Years of Editorial Freedom










in House, Senate

WASHINGTON (/P)-The 1966
election campaign wheeled along
yesterday through clouds of un-
certainty over Viet Nam, back-
lash, and living costs toward Re-
publican gains of modest dimen-
sions in Tuesday's climactic bal-'
Unless undetected undercurrents'
of sentiment are stirring among
a prospective 59 million voters, a
survey completed five days before
the election indicates the Republi-
cans are likely to gain fewer than
30.House seats, pick up perhaps a
net of one Senate seat and possi-
bly gather in five or six more gov-
The GOP can count on gains in
one or both branches of some state
legislatures, the analysis indi-
cated, but not a nation wide sweep.
No single issue stands out as a

pivotal one on which the election'
outcome will be decided.
The war in Viet Nam seems to
be the greatest concern. It has
been talked and argued about as
a campaign issue, but there are no
signs it will sway many votes.
Viet Nam is an immeasurable
factor. Nor can it be determined
whether white resentment at the
pace of Negro progress will stir
up sizeable backlash vote or
whether resentment against in-
flation and high prices will have
any major effect on how the peo-
ple vote.
Also unknown are whether Pres-
ident Johnson's Asia-Pacific jour-
ney might have some vote-pulling
appeal for the Democrats and
whether - his upcoming minor
operations might bring the Dem-
ocrats some sympathy votes.

In any event, no major political ners. It tabs Percy as the Repub- been demonstrating a sort of po- dent is trying to inject the Viet
upheaval of nationwide propor- lican most likely to oust a Dem- litical perpetual motion week after Nam war into the campaign as a
tions is in sight for the campaign ocrat from the U.S. Senate- week along the campaign trails vote-catching device. He went on
finale-no throwing . out of the grizzled veteran Paul Douglas. criss-crossing the country. De- to say such tactics are foolish andI
"ins" on a scale so massive as to Movie-television actor Reagan spite disclaimers, the idea still dangerous.
endanger Democratic majorities in apparently is out in front in a gets around that both Kennedy Obviously nettled by Nixon's as-
the Senate, House or governors' tough, tight race with Democratic and Nixon might be in there pitch- sertion that the Manila conference
mansions. Gov. Edmund G. Brown. There ing for the presidency two years brought peace "no nearer" and
In fact, the Tuesday results are plenty of other attention- from now. commited the United States to a
might turn out to be notable lar- sparking races, too-for governor Then there is Democratic Gov. long and costly war, Johnson went'
gely for their omens for 1968. Re- in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, George C. Wallace of Alabama. I on to say, in effect, that when
publican Govs. George Romney of Maryland and New York, and He can't succeed himself, so he is Nixon was vice president he didn't
Michigan and James A. Rhodes of Senate contests in Massachusetts, running his wife, Lurleen to serve know what was going on in gov-
Ohio are in this classification, Tennessee and Texas. a puppet term while he controls ernment.
along with the party candidate One thing that catches the eye the strings and ponder another try Nixon called the President's acid
for governor in California, Ronald of party pros is that the chief in 1968 as a third-party presiden- comments "a shocking display of
Reagan. So, too, is the Republican tom-tom thumpers this election i tial contestant advocating the temper."
senatorial candidate in Illinois, year are men who aren't running cause of the white man. Johnson echoed the views of
Charles H. Percy. for anything-this time. Johnson and Nixon livened the many other observers, partisan
A survey by Associated Press Sen. Robert F. Kennedy of New verbal proceeding a bit on Friday. and nonpartisan, when he told the
bureaus and member newspapers York for the Democrats and for- The President hit into Nixon at reporters he doesn't think Tues-f
just ahead of the election lists mer Vice President Richard M. a Washington news conference, day's voting will bring any major
Romney and Rhodes as big win- Nixon for the Republicans have declaring the former vice presi- revision of the party line-up in

Congress and doesn't see Viet
Nam as a leading issue in voters'

t i

Many known political names are
on- the ballots in both state and
national elections - Eisenhower,
Stevenson, Taft, Roosevelt, and
two Rockefellers.
Earl Eisenhower, young brother
of the former president, is run-
ning for Cook County Chicago
clerk on the Republican ticket.
Adlai E. Stevenson III, son of
the late ambassador to the United
Nations and Democratic presiden-
tial candidate in 1952 and 1956,
is trying for state treasurer on
the Democratic ballot in Illinois.
Robert Taft Jr., son of the late
Ohio senator who was called "Mr.
Republican," is the Republican
nominee for the House in Cincin-
nati's 1st Ohio District.

Faculty Vote
Defers LSA
4 Credit Plan
Less Subjects Taken,
Transfer Difficulties
Are Disadvantages




The Faculty Assembly of the'
literary college voted yesterday to
defer a resolution proposing that
all courses in LSA carry four
hours credit,. that students 'shall
normally carry four courses per
term" and that a total of 128
hours le required for the Bachelor
of Arts degree.
The report was presented to the
dean and the executive committee
of the LSA by Prof. Albert Feuer-
'werker, director of the Chinese
studies department.
The executive committee re-
quested the curriculum committee
to= consider the proposal and de-
liver a report on the proposal to
the executive committee.
The curriculum committee re-
ported "if we overvalue our
courses in terms of credit hours,
we will create difficulties for stu-
dents who wish to transfer to
other schools or who wish to go to
graduate school" as one of the
disadvantages of the proposal.
They cited the "opportunity to
exchange breadth for depth" as
one advantage to the proposed
program. The curriculum commit-
tee's report stated that "the stu-
dent representatives to . . . the
committee placed particular em-
phasis on this point."
The report added that the "prin-'
cipal disadvantage of the programI
is that "it would reduce the num-I
ber of subjects which a studentj
can study."'
The resolution will come up for
discussion at the December meet-

been endorsed for re-election by the liberal National Committee
for an Effective Congress, it was announced yesterday.
NCEC, which is supporting 18 Republicans and 53 Democrats
in House races, bases its endorsements on the progressive outlook
of its candidates.
Earlier, Vivian was endorsed by Rep. John Conyers, Jr. (D-
Detroit), a member of the National Conference for New Politics.
led by Dr. Benjamin Spock.
PHI KAPPA TAU FRATERNITY will offer a running tally on
election results tonight. The service will cover returns from
gubernatorial and senatorial elections across the nation, Mich-
igan congressional races, and local contests.
Students who cannot follow the returns on radio or television
or who are interested only in a particular race can obtain in-
formation by calling 761-2330 any time between 7:30 p.m. and
1 a.m.
INTER-HOUSE ASSEMBLY WILL be working with repre-
sentatives from the Peace Corps during the week of Nov. 13-19
in a recruitment program. Discussions and meetings will be held
in the residence halls while the representatives are. on campus.
More information will be available later this week.
IHA also announced at its meeting last night that a re-
cruitment program for next year's residence hall staff will start
Nov. 15. Applications will be available Dec. 1 and interviews will
start Jan. 23.
People outside the residence halls are eligible and there will
be no screening by the University. Interviews will be held only
in the individual dormitories. The University Housing Office
hopes that all appointments will be made by March so that
housing arrangements and contracts can be made more easily.
THE LAW SCHOOL WIILL BE expecting 50 prominent
alumni for two days of special programs and review of the Lawt
School's operations this Thursday and Friday.
The judges and lawyers will also have the opportunity to be
present on Thursday and Friday for the 43rd annual Henry M.
Campbell Competition, in which pairs of students compete

IHA Favors
Soph Hours
Survey Helps Reveal
'U' Women's Opinion<
To IHA, Panhel, SGC
Inter House Assembly voted last
night "to support a resolution for
the elimination of sophomore
women's hours and to recommend
further study on the prospects of
sophomore apartment priveleges."
Their decision reflects a more
liberal view than the resolution
passed recently by Panhellenic
Association. Panhel recommended
I that sophomore hours be extended
rather than eliminated.
Student Government Council
Vice-President Cindy Sampson,
'68, said that, though SGC has not
yet considered the matter, she ex-
pected SGC w.ill be ready to make
a recommendation to Vice-Presi-
dent for Student Affairs Richard
Cutler by January, at the latest.
She is presently consulting with A
psychologists, residence hall di-
rectors and other experts qualified
to advise on the degree of matur-I
ity, regard for peer pressure and
other pertinant factors applicable Secretary McNamara is seen am
to the average sophomore women. sharply criticized the dissenters
Both IHA and Panhel based then politely asked them to let
their opinions, in part, on a sur- - - - -- --
vey which they conducted with theT
aid of the Institute of Survey Re- TV INTERVIEWS:
search. The study was supportedI
by SGC.
Circulated among approximately

--Associated Press
nidst a group of Harvard students protesting the war yesterday. He
for their discourteous behavior. He answered some, questions, and
him be on his way.

Franklin D. Roosevelt Jr., an-
other son of a president, is on the
Liberal party ticket in the New
York race for governor. He might
pull enough votes away from
Democrat Frank O'Connor to toss
a squeaker to Republican incum-
bent Nelson A. Rockefeller.
The other Rockefeller, brother
Winthrop, is in another tossup
battle for governor in Arkansas
going along the main drags in a
horse-drawn wagon, now and
then, looking for votes against
ardent segregationist Jim John-
son, a Democrat.
Since the Senate. is bound to
stay in Democratic hands and the
governors will be more potent po-
politically in 1968, the key contests
this year involve the fate of 44
freshmen Democrats i.n the House.
Higher Rent
Charged For
Charter Realty First
To Raise Rents On
Fall of 1967 Leases
There were indications yester-
day that there may be some fairly
substantial increases in student
apartment rents next year.
Students seeking living facilities
for Fall, 1967, have reported that
monthly rents for modern four-
man, two-bedroom apartments
close to central campus are run-
ning between $70 and $75 per man.
Comparable apartments cost ap-
proximately $60 to $65 per man
this year for a twelve-month lease.
Students living in buildings
managed by Charter Realty have
received lease renewal notices for
next year and have reported their
rents have been raised from $3 to
$12 per month per man. Repre-
sentatives of Charter were not im-
mediately available for confirma-
tion of the increases or comment
on the causes of the rent hikes.
Apparently, - Charter is the only
major Ann Arbor realtor to have
sent out renewal notices.
,Pulte, Inc.
Patrick Pulte, of Patrick Pulte,
Inc., a major apartment owner,
Said last night that his firm is
not planning any general increase
in rents. He said that although
there may be some spot adjust-
ments, both upward and down-
ward, no accross-the-board chan-
ges are planned.
Mrs. Elizabeth Leslie, assistant
director of student-community re-
lations, said that she was not
aware of any general increases al-
though she had heard unconfirm
ed rumors of one realtor planning
to raise rents. Mrs. Leslie said any
increases would most likely be the
result of generally rising costs.
A student living in Carriage
House, a Charter managed build-
ing, said that her rent for next
year has been raised from $65
to $74 per month. Another stu-
dent living in a Charter managed
building reported an increase of $3
to $66.
$13 More
A student living in the Park
Plaza Apartments reported an in-
crease of $13 to $72 per month for
next year. Students looking for
The headline "T-Groups Ex-.
periment in. Therapy"'~ which
appeared on this page Sunday
morning was seriously mislead-
ing. In fact, as its accompanying

story says, 'The T-Groups are
not intended to provide individ-
ual therapy." The groups are
solely a means of illustrating
group interactions to psychology
students. The Daily regrets the
publication of this headline.
apartments have also said that
Dahlman Apartments and Apart-
ment Ltd renuts are up about $10.
If the increases turn out to be
general, the average cost of a two-
bedroom four-man within two or
three blocks of campus would be
epproximately $280, an increase of
about 11 per cent over this year.
Rents this year are substantially
the same as they were last year
for modern buildings. Rents in
older buildinas are up as a result

11' YA A VW nI £) J'0'1PaI 4 £-ood

1,450 University women, both af-
filiat~d and unaffiliated, the sur-
vey questionaire asked girls wheth-
er sophomore hours should be re-'
tained, eliminated with apartment
permission being granted, or elim-
inated without apartment prive-
Iegyes being gyranted.

Unions, Student Voice at'U'


In regard to President Harlan

MU1 - against each other in .a mock supreme court. G' "' . Hatcher's speech before the Amer-
ing of the LSA faculty according r . s id FOf the 272 female residents of Two more Regental candidates ican Bar Association on Univer-
to LSA Dean William Haber. dormitories responding to the sur- have endorsed the right of Uni- sy r
A second resolution stating that Allen, dean of the Law School, will address the visitors on Fri- vey, 32 thought hours should be versity employes to bargain col- nlinssd D huns chic
"this faculty mildly censure the day, followed by a panel discussion on "Computers and the Law" I retained. The remaining 240 lectively. of sad, "Dr. checie
administration" of LSA "for in- presented by members of the faculty. -omen were evenly split as to John Collins, a Democrat' words (opposing collective bar-
itiating the pass-fail option pro- -. whether nours should be elim- Mrs. Trudy Heubner, a Republi- fortunate. In view of the reaction
gram" in the winter semester in THE POLITICAL ROLE' OF U.S. corporations abroad and inated with or without apartment can, presented their views Sunday to his statement, I think he may
spite of the faculty action ap- priveleges. afternoon in a television program have realized that himself."
proving that the program be in- current negotiations for removing trade barriers within the Sorority women, on the other broadcast by WMSB, the Michi- Oppsitioaise
itiated in the spring term also Atlantic area will be the focus of a one-day legal conference hand, with roughly a 60 per cent gan State University station.Opposition a Mistake
came up for consideration. Nov. 19 at the University. response, indicated that only 54 The pair were interviewed, along Collins further said that the
This resolution was "tabled in The seminar is to present a discussion of legal and economic of them approved of both elimin- with candidates for the Wayne University has made a mistake in
good spirit" according to Haber. i problems of the Atlantic area from four practical policy-making ating sophomore hours and ex- State University board, by John challenging Public Act 379 ,the
Haber said the Faculty Advisory aspects--corporate, legal, economic and governmental. t e n,d i n g apartment priveleges Gagnon, news editor of the Wayne state statute giving public em-
Committee on Presidential Selec- swhile 299 favored mere abolition Daily Collegian; Kyle Kerbawy, ployes the right to bargain col-
tion "gave a full and encourag- Co-sponsors are the American Society of International Law of hours, and 329 expressed the editor of the Michigan State News lectively.
ing" report of its work in the last and the University's International Law Society. The program will view that sophomore hours be and Mark R. Killingsworth, edi- Mrs. Heubner agreed with Col-
six months. run from 9:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Hutchins Hall. kept. tor of The Daily. lins. She said it is "impossible to
-.-.-.--...-.-avoid collective bargaining."
" She added, "Unions are entit
/ 0 "ed to their fair share. Collective
Diversified Interdisci plinar y Activity S parks MHIRI 'ingg
I ntrdtct ina Actvit Spa ks HR1 bargaining may be difficult, it
D -11~er tfie p ay be time-consuming, it may
be costly, but it's an important
process and we ought to have it."
SR searchers Work To Cure Mental Disorders incumbent Democrat Irenedur
phy and Republican Robert Brown,
By LYNNE KILLIN Prof. William Livant is a psy- duces planaria, a fancy name for The MHRI atmosphere has the lege and other centers like the had also supported the concept of
chologist, yet he sees nothing un- flatworms, to the culinary arts of capacity to breed two sorts of un- Conflict Research and Kresge collective bargaining at the Uni-
The Mental Health Research usual in studying the development cannibalism. He even communi- usual scientists. Hearing Institutes. versity in an earlier televised in-
Institute is far from dull. Where of the child by reading books on cated with his fellow planaria en- O The main limitations on its re- terview with the three editors.
else is there such diversified in- economic theory. thusiasts in his "Worm Runner's woe ma in g atMHIaist search are financial. Members of Sliding-Scale Tuition
terdisciplinary activity? Prof. James V. McConnell intro- Digest." confe main worfield, usualy i the institute must either receive While Collins and Heubner
,e":;.:."-MHRI Director James G. Miller conjunction with the advice and funds for research from MHRI it- agreed on collective bargaining,
leads a harried life just directing assistance he can give or receive self, or go looking for a grant they disagreed on a proposal to
the Institute. In his spare time, from other related disciplines from some outside organization. introduce sliding-scale tuition fees,
""'ihe also heads up EDUCOM, a However, once he has obtained his based on ability to pay, to hold
computerized education network, The other sort is the neo-Ren- funds, they have almost total down the impact of rising tuition
works closely with the Medical aissance type -reseacher-scholar freedom of action. costs.
School on an automated medical who are well versed in several Although there is a danger of Mrs. Heubner, indicating general
library and tries to keep tabs on areas, often experts in some ap- becoming isolated inside a per- philosophical agreement with the
the half-dozen branches of his in nplied branch and generalists in sonal project and getting "hung idea, said that it is nevertheless
terdisciplinary organization. others. up," this freedom is nevertheless "not practical at this point." There
w Is MHRI a dynamic, forward- This combination of approaches responsible for some of the most are "numerous scholarships and
looking group of inventive think- from many viewpoints often leads progressive, creative research in other types of financial aids avail-
mn a mn as h to seemin lv - odd arranements. a ,able" presently, she added.

versity decision - making, Mrs.
Heubner replied, "Students have
to have a voice in things. Our
children are more sophisticated.
They are entitled to speak on and
have an advisory role in decisions."
'In Loco Parentis'
Collins added that he favors the
recent trend for major universi-
ties to draw away from the "in
loco parentis" doctrine in which
the institution attempts to act in
place of a student's parents in
disciplinary matters.
Both indicated general support
for student participation in an ad-
visory capacity as members of com-
mittees from the departmental to
vice-presidential level.
In an interview shown Tuesday
evening over WMSB, Mrs. Mur-
phy and Brown also endorsed the
concept of student participation in
an advisory capacity.
Needs Refinement.
Brown, discussing the sliding-fee
concept, declared that it needed
more specific. definition and re-
finement before it could be put
into effect. He added, that he saw
"nothing wrong with charging an
equitable fee" to all students based
on family income and other abili-
ty-to-pay factors.
Mrs. Murphy, stressing she be-
lieves education is an investment
which repays itself swiftly in terms
i of additional tax revenue, declared
that "new concepts are needed to
meet the new economics of the
20th Century."
- She said that if the same gov-
ernmental unit which pays for ed-
ucation could reap some of the tax
benefits of such an investment,
gaining financial support for edu-
cation would be much less diffi-

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