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See Page 4

Seventy Years of Editorial Freedom

VOL. LXXI, No. 5






Regents oin
Name Boyd To Head
Enlarged Facilities
Final Specifications on Changeover
To Be Returned for Final Approval
The program and functions of the Willow Run Laboratories
have been transferred "in principle" to the Institute of Science and
Technology by action of the Regents.
Prof. Joseph A. Boyd, director of the Willow Run Laboratories,
was named as director of the expanded Institute. He succeeds Prof.
Robert White who resigned to assume a position in industry.
Vice-president for Research Ralph A. Sawyer and Prof. Boyd
are to present to the Regents aA
C'r-u specific proposal for the method of
Cla nn eed *combining activities.-A
Cme ~ Defense Emphasis bat
In reporting the proposed nig
Excellence, changes to the Regents, Sawyer
said that bringing the Willow Run
Laboratories into the Institute ga
"will result in more emphasis be- M
SN ot uant ng put on industrial and defense stat(
effort in Michigan." plai
But the merger "will not di- gran
By GEORGE LEVIN minish efforts directed in the Oct
"The number one problem of area of basic science in the state. spec:
higher education facing the state A strong basic science effort is asse
of Michigan is not the flood of vital to the development of in- a ye
incoming students, but how we can dustry in the state." fun
provide some degree of diversity Prof. Boyd said that the merger defi
and thus excellence," Vice-Presi- is "not in any way a change in
dent for University Relations Lyle },T
Nelson said. inJ
In a speech before the Univer- ob

W illow Run Labs, Science Institutc



















'or Aged



sity Development Council and the
Alumni funds committee, Nelson
said that it is much easier to ob-
tain funds to support the flood
of incoming students than it is to
improve a section of the Univer-
Maintain Excellence
To maintain excellence, Nelson
suggested, we depend on the sup-
port of the interested part of the
Using figures from a survey
taken for the State Council of
College Presidents, he said that
five per cent of the state's popu-
lation actively supported institu-
tions of higher learning.
This group is the most im-
portant as far as higher education'
is concerned, Nelson said, because
they are aware of the non-teach-
ing functions of the University.
The mass appeal for support
seems to have failed. We must
appeal to the interested five per
cent. "A university "of this kind
must depend on the active, in-
telligent support of this five per
cent. They must keep the Uni-
versity great."
Set Apart
According to Nelson two things
met the University apart from
other institutions. The first is
the rate of enrollment in the
graduate school. About forty per
cent of the campus is enrolled
in graduate school.
The second is the high level of
research at the University. "None
surpass the overall record of this
university," Nelson said. Research
is an integral part of the Univer-
sity. "Take it away and you take
away the excellence."
Debates Called
dent Dwight D. Eisenhower yester-
day gave his official blessing to
the biggest adult education pro-
ject ever tackled in this country--
the Nixon-Kennedy debates which
get under way Monday night.
The Adult Education Associa-
tion of the Uniited States is help-
ing local units organize listeningj
and viewing groups throughout1
the nation. Association officials
hope that between three and four
million adult Americans will meet
in schools, churches and homes to
hear and watch the debates and
follow them with their own dis-
cussions and arguments.
In a telegram to Herbert C.
Hunsaker of Chicago, president
of the AEAUS, Eisenhower said,
"It is good to learn of the efforts
being made by the adult education
association to encourage our
citizens to study the forthcoming
debates between our national can-

as t

kfter two days of stormy de-
e, the State Legislature last
ht enacted a new program of
dical care for 120,000 of Michi-
's neediest elder citizens.
dichigan thus became the first
te to legislate a medical care
.n tied to the new federal pro-
rm which goes into operation
. 1. The action, taken at a
cial session of the legislative
embly, will cost $11.5 million
'ear, but lawmakers provided
ds only for six months on a
cit financing plan.
Permanent Financing
he 1961 Legislature convening
January will fall heir to the'
of making up the allocated
ount and setting up permanent
Zepublicans, who control the
islature, lauded the program
he "first step in a worthwhile
en. Harold M. Ryan (D.-Det.)
ailed it as a "bare bones" plan
t falls far short of what the
dy aged deserve.
Cohen Is Disappointed
'rof. Wilbur J. Cohen of the!
versity's School of Social Work
oed Ryan's statement.
The Legislature flaunted the
advice of people in the medi-
fields by neglecting two very
rable and necessary provi-
s," he said.
hese two benefits would have
vided diagnostic and home'
sing services and nursing
ne care for those not receiv-
old age assistance but who are
ble to pay major medical bills.
While I am very happy to see
t the Michigan Legislature has
en advantage of the federal
I am extremely disappointed
ut the preventive medical as-
ts of it," Prof. Cohen said.

-Daily-James Warneka
CAPTAIN AND COACH - Michigan Head Coach Bump Elliott and Captain Gerry Smith, first
team center-linebacker, discuss problems on the eve of today's game with highly regarded Oregon.
Elliott, in his second year as coach, and Smith, in his last as a player, hope that this will
be Michigan's year to rise to football fame again. Today's contest will begin to shed light on
this question.
SGC Seminar Debates Jazz

-, .
...new director

* ost Wolverines
Faee Swift, Club
Quarterback Battle May Develop
Between Soph Glinka, Senior Gros
Associate Sports Editor
Michigan will begin phase two of its football Renaissan
under Head Coach Bump Elliott when it opens its 1960 se:
son against Oregon this aftrnoon in Michigan Stadium.
A crowdof approximately 50,000 is expected to be c
hand to see Elliott's second Wolverine squad battle tl
speedy visitors, who opened its own season with a convinc1i
33-6 victory over Idaho.
The Wolverines have ben established as five point favo

emphasis" in the work of the'
Institute, which was established
in response to the Soviet launch-
ing of Sputnik I, but is an "expan-
sion in the scope of the Institute."
Research Total
The University carries out a
yearly total of $20 million worth of
research, most of it in government
contracts. Approximately half of
it is done in the "Willow Run La-
Research activities in the la-
boratories include "Project Michi-
gan" which produced the high-
resolution, side-looking radar an-
nounced last spring.
The work of the Institute, since
its recent establishment, has in-
cluded the support of research
projects, presentation of lectures,
seminars and consultations; co-
operation with off-campus agen-
cies in research programs; and
the institution of appointments of
scientists and engineers.
Prof. Boyd has been a faculty
member since 1949. In July 1958,
he was appointed to the position
of director of the newly created
Willow Run Laboratories.

Pauper's Means Test
The new law will provide home
nursing care for the 60,000 resi-
dents now collecting old age as-
sistance plus physical examina-
tions for persons applying for as-
sistance at age 65. Standard Blue
Cross-Blue Shield type coverage
for another 60,000 persons not re-
ceiving old age assistance but who
are unable to pay major medical
costs is also a feature of the pro-
Prof. Cohen viewed the bill as
"a pauper's means test" approach
to medical care for the aged.
"The tendency of the bill," he
predicted, "would be to hospitalize
more older people who might have
been taken care of at home if the
original bill had passed."

"Scrapple from the Apple" by
Charlie Parker (based on "I Got
Rhythm) was the overture to the
Student Government Reading and
Discussion program as the first
seminar group met yesterday to
discuss American jazz.
"Jazz is a lively art and its lan-
guage is continuously changing.
There as an unfortunate tendency
to become an addict of one form
or another," Prof. H. W. Hitchcock
Alter Schedule
For Picketim
The Ann Arbor Direct Action
Committee held its second meet-
ing of the new year last night.
The members decided to revise
the picketing schedule of local
chain stores on Saturdays when
there are home football games.
The picketing will start at 10
a.m. and continue until 1 p.m. in
order to reach the out-of-town
football audience.
Gordon Carey, National Field
Director of the Congress of Ra-
cial Equality spoke at the meeting
on the recent advances in the sit-
in movement.

of the music school, leader of the
discussion said.
Phenomenal Changes
The most impressive thing to
Prof. Hitchcock is the phenomenal
changes which have taken place in
jazz, so that each style should be
appreciated for itself. "Whether
the style be as tight and tense as
that of the Chicago school or the
tame swing of Goodman, the re-
vival of New Orleans jazz or the
self-consciously progressive style
of Stan Kenton, they must be ap-
proached on their own level,"
Hitchcock said.
The group compared the styles
of Charlie Parker and Johnny
Hodges, noting that Parker gave
a warmth of tone to the alto sax
while Hodges had a smoother
sound which might even have fit
in with Guy Lombardo's tech-
Contrast Noted
Another contrast was noted in
the treatment of rhythm by the
two musicians. Hodges tends to
push the beat, while Parker usu-
ally lags slightly behnid it.
Another major difference noted
was in phrase structure. In the
1930's it was customary to use a
square cut structure. This gave
way to a smooth or flowing non-
symmetrical phrasology such as
Parker uses. Parker also deviates

further from the choral patterns
as shown in his version of "Em-
braceable You" than does a more
conventional jazz artist such as
Benny Goodman.
Since jazz is made up of techni-
cal musical arrangement and im-
provistion, the consideration for
pure technique was opposed to
spontaneity of the works was
It was pointed out that new
arrangements of old numbers can
be just as sincerely felt as original
compositions, and that tightly or-
ganized numbers can still consti-
tute "jazz."
Performers Judged
In answer to the query, "How
do you judge a jazz performer?"
Hitchcock said "One measure of
a really great jazz musician is how
long he can sustain the listeners."
He creates a thread in his style
and tries to get you to believe in
it. If he succeeds he has fulfilled
his purpose.
One of the participants in the
discussion pointed out that cre-
ativity and inventiveness must be
added to proficiency in jazz. There
is also the element of personal
taste and reception of the artist's
The next meeting of the semi-
nar on "American Jazz"' is ten-
tatively scheduled for Oct. 7.

ites over the Ducks, whose 8-2 rec-
ord last season placed them 11th
in the final Associated Press poll.
Michigan finished the season with
a 4-5 mark.
Brought Team Up
Elliott, who took over the coach-
ing reins last year from Bennie
Oosterbaan, brought the team
from the depths (after six straight
losses) back to respectability by
winning four of its last seven out-
ing last year.
'Now, with basically the same
squad, 34 lettermen, and some
sophomore help, Elliott will be
trying to return Michigan to the
'forefront of Big Ten football.
The first step in this task will
be complicated by the presence
today of a strong Oregon squad
coached by Len Casanova. The
Ducks are somewhatinexperienc-
ed in the line, but have a vet-
eran 'track team' backfield which
includes Dave Grosz, the nation's
number eight man in total of-
fense last year, at quarterback;.
Cleveland Jones, a 5'31/2", 148-
pound scatback, described as a
twin to Buddy Young; and Dave
Grayson, a :09.8 in the 100-yard
Slight Change
The Michigan attack will be
only slightly altered from last
year when Elliott introduced the
three platoon system to Big Ten
football and the winged-T offense
to Michigan.
Despite the moderate revision,
which includes a new role for the
Raiders, last year's defensive
specialists, Michigan will still de-
pend on the multiple unit system
and the straight winged-T de-
veloped by Forest Evashevski at
However, if the Wolverines are
to return to the top ranks this
season, it will depend largely on
the performance of a broad
shouldered sharpshooter named
Dave Glinka, rather than on sys-
A 6', 195-pounder from Toledo
Catholic Central, Glinka will be
See MICHIGAN, Page 6


Visits U.S.
For Session
NEW YORK (W - A smilins
President Gamal Abdel Nasser o
the United Arab Republic, flea
in yesterday to swell the star
studded ranks of foreign head:
of state, here for the United Na
tions meeting.
A few hours earlier, Presiden
Eisenhower departed the hecti
scene and returned to Washing
Nasser, hatless and wearing !
gray suit and white tie, landed a
Idlewild airport at 4:32 p.m., an(
stepped onto American soil to
the first time.
About 400 diplomats from Aral
and Asian states welcomed hin
plus about 1,000 others outside th
immediate arrival area. Amon
the greeters were 50 members o
an American Negro nationalis
movement, with signs proclaimin
"Allah is the greatest.*
Major American Jewish organi
zations decided not to demon
strate against the Arab leader
despite his bitter enmity towar
Israel. They reasoned that an
indignities they might inflict o:
him would only worsen alread
grave Arab-Jewish relations.
In a brief statement in Englisi
Nasser said he hoped to join wit]
other UN nations to "create
more favorable atmosphere fo
the establishment of peace base
on justice."
The small daughter of an Ara
diplomat presented Nasser wit]
a bouquet. But when he tried t
kiss her she burst into tears an
turned away.
Nasser will make his headquar
ters, when not at the UN, a
Sands Point on Long Island.
Also in New York yesterda
was Oliver Powers, vainly seek
ing an audience with Soviet Pre
mier Nikita S. Khrushchev t
plead 'for clemency for his Jun
prisoned son, U2 pilot Frauci
Gary Powers.
Local Mother
Held in Attack
O n Children
A Pittsfield Village mother i
being held at St. Joseph Merc
Hospital after she apparently at
tacked her three children' las
night, police said.
Mrs. Imogene. Craig, 30 year
old, is alleged to have slashed he
youngsters, then notified th
police, and fled her home. He
husband, Dr. Thomas Craig, is

ewchk Gypsies Gather Here To Mourn King
ul mourning of the death of their king. n
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r=> ; r4 'F:{,,Thursday in St. Joseph Mercy Hospital at the age of 58.
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nmtF' .everywhere children scamper about. They talk among themselves in
Tranid-fire Portuuese.

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