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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

WEDNESDAY. FEBRUARY .5. 1±494

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DEVILS ISLAND':
Bruce RapsAlcatraz Method

College Roundup

ORGANIZATION
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By RAYMOND HOLTON
Investigating Alcatraz Prison
a "forbidden act" in the eyes of
the Justice Department, accord-
ing to J. Campbell Bruce, author
of "Escape from Alcatraz."
"However, after overcoming the
obstacles of Washington bureauc-
racy, I discovered a Devil's Is-
land in San Francisco's front
yard," he said.
"In a way, researching Alca-
traz was something like shoot-
ing dice. It was a game of chance
in which I was almost forced to
give up when Washington officials
refused to cooperate," he said.
He related that on one occa-
sion, the director of the Bureau
of Federal Prisons suggested that
he drop the Alcatraz idea and
write a book on another, lesser-
known penal institution.
Assault+
"It was a futile assault on a
bastdon of bureaucracy," Bruce
said.
"I asked myself why the Jus-
tice Department kept Alcatraz'
files shrouded in secrecy. The an-
swer was obvious; the deplorable
conditions of the prison."
The "super-prison" of the world,
Bruce charged, practiced "rank
racial segregation" within its walls
before it was closed,
Also, this prison, famed for its
"hardened and unredeemable con-1

victs," harbored such law offend-
ers as Kentucky moonshiners, a
youth who stole a pig and tax
evaders, he said.
Bruce further charged that, "Al-
catraz was run by men too in-
competent to run a backwoods
jail."
Bruce began writing his book
immediately after the 1962 escape
from Alcatraz of three convicts,
one of whom had an IQ of 133.
Other Book
The only other book written on
the prison was done so by a for-
mer Alcatraz warden in 1948 who,
according to Bruce, made the is-
land sound like an "Alcatraz Hil-
ton."
He said that he asked permis-
sion from the prison bureau to
visit the island, interview the war-
den and guards and speak with
several of the inmates. However,
Bruce said that none of his re-
quests were granted and so he
had to rely on his own "resource-
fulness" for the story.
Tight Lips
Bruce claimed that it was be-
cause of Alcatraz officials' re-
luctance to give information on
the 1962 escape that he and other
reporters became suspicious.
"When reporters asked to see
the spoons with which the con-
victs were supposed to have dug
through the walls, officials refus-

WASHINGTON-Graduate stu-
dents from American, Catholic,
Georgetown, George Washington
or Howard Universities will now be
allowed to take one or more
courses from any of the other four
institutions and receive credit to-
ward their degrees from the ori-
ginal college.
The venture, entitled the Joint
Graduate Consortium, will affect
some 12,000 graduate students.
Scheduled to begin in September,
it will continue for the next five
years.
Professional graduate schools
will not be involved in the original
phase of the project.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass-Girls ap-
plying for admission to Radcliffe
College this spring have about one
chance in seven of being accepted,
the Harvard "Crimson" reported
recently.
Applications have risen more
than 10 per cent over last year,
with 2150 applicants seeking the
320 places available. Applications
have increased some 250 since last
spring.
PHILADELPHIA - The "Daily
Pennsylvanian" recently reported
that a survey of freshmen who
rushed fraternities at the Univer-
sity of Pennsylvania showed that
86 per cent of them would not let
the issue of religious discrimina-

tion influence their decision to
join a fraternity or remain inde-
pendent.
Of those rushing, however, more
than half stated that they would
look for a fraternity "of one re-
ligious belief."
Across
Campus
The University Chamber Orches-
tra, conducted by Prof. Gilbert
Ross of the music school, will be
heard in a program of music for
chamber orchestra and chamber
ensembles in the fourth presenta-
tion of the Contemporary Music
Festival at 8:30 p.m. today in
Rackham Aud.
Judeo-Christian ...
Rabbi Irwin Groner of Detroit
will speak on "Jesus and the Jew
of His Time" at 8 p.m. today at
the B'nai Brith-Hillel Foundation'
Canada..
Prof. David Stewart of the Eng-
lish department will speak on the
"Cultural Image of Canada" at
7:30 p.m. today in the Multipur-
pose Rm. of the UGLI.

Use of this column for announcements
is available to officially recognized and
registered organizations only. Organiza-
tions who are planning to be active
for Spring Semester should be registered
by February 7, 1964. Forms available at
1011 Student Activities Building,
German Club, Coffee Hour, wed., Feb.
5, 3-5 p.m., 3050 Frieze Building. Ger-
man conversation, music, singing, re-
freshments. "Herzlich willkommen!"
Le Cercle Francois, Le Baratin, Feb. 6,
Thursday, 3-5 p.m., 3050 Frieze Build-
ing.
Physical Therapy Club Meeting,
Thursday, Feb. 7, 7:30 p.m,, 3rd floor
conference room, University Hospital.
Miss Wilson will speak.
* * *
Lutheran Student Association, Mid-
week vespers, Wed., Feb. 5, 7:30 p.m.,
11l and Forest Streets.
* * *
University Lutheran Chapel,FChapel
Assembly February Meeting, February
5, 8:15 p.m., 1511 Washtenaw.
University Lutheran Chapel, Midweek
Devotion, conducted by Vica John Koe-
nig,Feb. 5, 1964, 10:00 p.m., 1511 Wash-
tenaw.
Voice Political Party, Meeting, Feb. 5,
1964, 7:30 p.m., Union 3R, U of M Chap-
ter of Students for a Democratic Soci-
ety meeting tonight. Elections, Cam-
pus programming.
Graduate Student Council, meeting
to elect officers, Thurs., Feb. 2, 7:30 p.m.,
West Conference Roam, Rackham.

Petitions for Senior Positions
AVAILABLE NOW
in the Union Student Offices

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ed. I later discovered that the
escapees used only the handles
and welded nail clippers, which arej
of regular issue from the prison,
to them."j
Also, he continued, the officials
did not realize that concrete hard-
ens with age, instead of crum-
bling. Officials had previously said
that the concrete had crumbled,
thus making it easy for the es-
capees to dig with "spoons."

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The Daily Official Bulletin is
tn official publication of the Uni-
versity of Michigan for which the
Michigan Daily assumes no edi-
torial responsibility. Notices should
be sent in TYPEWRITTEN form to
Room 3564 Administration Build-
ing before 2 p.m. of the day pre-
cedingf publication, and by 2 p.m.
Friday for Saturday and Sunday.
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5
Day Calend ar
Fire Instructors' Training Conference
First Section-Civil Defense and Dis-
aster Training Center.
Engin. Lecture-Brice Carnahan, In-
structor in Chemical Engineering, "An
Introduction to Digital Computers and
the MAD Language": Natural Science
Aud., 7:30 p.m.
School of Music Festival of Contemp-
orary Music-Chamber Music-Cham-
ber Orchestra, Gilbert Ross, conductor;
Chamber Ensembles, Barbara. Phillips
Garppie, soprano, John Farrer, David
Sutherland, conductor: Rackham Lec-
ture Hall, 8:30 p.m.
Doctoral Examination for Daniel N.
Rubel, Geology, thesis: "Geology of the
Independence Area Sweet Grass and
Park Counties, Montana," 2045 Natural
Science Bldg., at 3:00 p.f.
General Notices!
Graduate Students 'expecting to re-
ceive the master's degree or profes-
sional degree in May, 1964, must file a
diploma application with the Recorder
of the Grad School by Fri., Feb. 7.
& Student will not be recommended for
a degree unless he has filed formal
application in the office of the Grad
School by this date. .
History Make-Up Exams will be held
Sat., Feb. 8, 9-11 a.m. in Room 429
Mason Hall. Please consult your in-
structor and then sign the list in!
the history office, 3601 Haven Hall.
Language Exam for Master's Degree
in History, Fri., Feb. 7, 4-5 p.m., 451
Mason Hall. Dictionaries may be used.:
Sign the list posted in the History Of-
fice, 3601 Haven Hall.
Applications for National Defense Ed-
dent Activities Bldg.
ucation Act loans are now available at
the Office of Financial Aids, 2011 Stu-
dent Activities Bldg.
Law School Admission Test: Candi-
dates taking the Law School admission
Test on Sat., Feb. 8 are requested to
report to Room 130 -Business Adminis-
tration Bldg.. at 8:30 Sat. morning."
Preliminary Exams, Dept. of Linguis-
tics, for the Ph.D. degree will be ad-
ministered on April 3 and 4, 1964. All

students desiring to take preliminary unit heads in many areas. Fri., Feb. 7.
exams at that time must so inidicate National Science Foundation-Biology1
at the departmental office by Wed., research program at Ill. Institute of'
March 4. Tech. for summer of 1964. Research
Language Reading Exams,Dept. of areas will be biochem., microbiology1
Linguistics, for the M.A. Cdegree will (bacti.), and embryology. Stipend plus
be administered on April 3 and 4, 1964. college credit. Requirements: 3 yrs.,
All students desiring to take lan- college, math, physics, & chem. as well
guage reading exams at that time as biology. Further info. avail, at Sum-1
must so indicate at the departmental mer Placement.
office by Wed., March 4. Attention Students: All those inter-
Student Government Approval of the ested in camp counseling jobs, turn
following student-sponsored activities in your yellow or blue application
becomes effective 24 hours after the cards to the Summer Placement Serv-I
publication of this notice. All publicity ice, 212 SAB, by Fri. afternoon. They1
for these events must be withheld un- will be looked at by camp directors
til the approval has become effective, from Mich., Ohio & Ind, on Sat., Feb.
Arnold Air Society, Film showings, 18
Feb. 4, 5, 18, 19; March 3, 4, 17, 18, 31;
April 1, 14, 15, 28, 29; 4 p.m., Multi-s
purpose Room, UGLI. PLACEMENT INTERVIEW-Seniors &r
Voice, Membership meeting, Feb. 5, grad students, please contact Bus. Ad.
7:30 p.m., Rm. R, Union. Placement at 254 Bus. Ad. for appoint-
Michigan Christian Fellowship, lec- ments with the following:
ture-discussion, Feb. 7, 7:30 p.m., Un- MON., FEB. 19-
ion. MNFB 0
IQC-Assembly All-campus Mixer, Foote, Cone & Belding, Chicago, 111.i
IQb -Ass:m-1y, di-,ark, -Men, May & Aug. grads. U.S. Citi-
Feb. 8, 8:30-12 midnight, Markley Hall. zenship. Seeking majors in Econ., Engl.,1
Alpha Kappa Alpha, Delta Sigma Journ. & Art. Positions in Advertising,7
Theta, Alpha Phi Alpha, Kappa Alpha Art Layout, Market Res., Merchandis-
Psi, National Negro History Week Cele- ing, Writing (copy).
bration, Feb. 10-14. I
Michifish, Swim Show, April 9, 10, TUE4., FEB. 11-
11, 8:15 p.m., Women's pool. International Milling Co., Minneapolis,
Minn.-Men, May grads. U.S. Citizen-
ship. Seeking general Liberal Arts &I
Foreign P'Mitors Econ. for positions in Managementt
Training. Location: Entire U.S.+
The following are the foreign visitors WED., FEB. 12-
programmed through the International U.S, Food & Drug Admin., Wash-
Center who will be on campus this ington, D.C.-Men & women. Dec., May
week on the dates indicated. Program & Aug. grads. Seeking: Chem., Zoo.c
arrangements are being made by Mrs. majors & any others with enough sci-
Clifford R. Miller, ext. 3358, Interna- ence for 1) Food & Drug Inspectors:l
tional Center. Required: 30 hrs. science, any of the
Mr. Daterte (accompanied by Mrs. Da- biological sci., phys. sci. or pharmacy.
terte)Executive Vice-President, Univ. of 2) Food & Drug Chemist-30 hrs. Chem.
South Philippines, Philippines, Feb 3-6 Positions: Chemists, Biochemists, Phar-
Mr. Rajendra P. Khosla,Deputay Di- macologists, Microanalyst, Food Tech-
rector, National Academy of Ad- nologists.
English, Poland, Feb. 8-13. THURS., FEB. 13-l
Mr. Walery Taborski, Mr. Leon Ter- Dept. of Navy Admin. Offices, Wash-
Oganian, Mr. Jan Ausiecki, Mr. Alek- ington, D.C.-Men & women. May &
sander Szulc, Mr. Maxsymilian Zielinski Aug. grads. U.S. citizenship. Seeking:
Univ. Profs. of English, Poland, Feb. Econ., Poll. Sci., Engl., Soc., Hist.,
8-13. Psych., Gen. Liberal Arts, Math &
Arch. Positions: Mgmt. Trng., Elec.
leComputing, Personnel, Publ. Admin.,
Transportation, Stat., Project Mgmt.,
SUMMER PLACEMENT: R. & D., & Design.
212 SAB- First National Bank of Chicago, Clii-
Camp Chi, Wis.-Mr. Dooha will in- cago, Ill.-Men & women, Dec., May &
terview for counselors, specialists & Aug. grads, U.S. citizenship. Seeking
1 - Shows at 1 :15

general Liberal Arts for positions inI
Banking Econ., Foreign Trade, Mgmt.
Trng. & Office Mgmt.I
Detroit Civil Service Commission, De-
troit, Mich.-Men & women, Dec., MayI
& Aug. grads. Seeking: Gen. Liberal
Arts, Soc., Econ., Psych., Anthro., Fine
Arts, Chem., Physics, Math, Pharm.,I
Bacti., Biochem., Publ. Health, For-
estry, & Arch. Positions: Econ., Mgmt.
Trng., Office Mgmt., Personnel, Publ.I
Admin., Publ. Rel., Purchasing, Rec-
reation, Traffic, Stat., Social Work2
(MSW), R. & D., & Public Service.I
U.S. citizenship.
Dow Corning Corp., Midland, Mich.I
-Women Only-Dec. '& May grads.
Seeking: Secretary-Any major under-
grad degree, foreign lang. major or
minor desirable. High proficiency in
Engl. usage. Ability to work efficient-
ly under pressure. Typing required
but not shorthand. The secretary work
for Market Specialists for Internation-
al Sales. Technical Secretary-Under-
grad degree, pref, with French lang.
major or minor. The tech. sec. works
for the Manager, Engineering & Dev.,
International Ops. Location: Abroad
-Dow Corning International Limited.
FRI., FEB. 14-
Mutual Insurance Co. of New York,
N.Y. City-Men & women, Dec., May &
Aug. grads. Seeking: Gen. Liberal Arts,
Econ., Poli. Sci., English, For. Lang.,
Geog., Soc. Psych., Anthro., Fine Arts
(design), Hist., Journ., Lib. Sol., Mu-i
sic, Philo., Astro., Speech, Law, Educ.,
& Math. Positions: Actuarial, Insurance,
(home office, sales), Office Mgmt., Prod.
Stat., Sales (inside & territorial), Sec-
retarial, Writing, Programming, Under-
writing & Claims. Locations: All co.
programs, N.Y. & nationwide.
ENGINEERING PLACEMENT INTER-
VIEWS-Seniors & grad students, please
sign interview schedule at 128-H W.
Engrg. for appointments with the fol-
FEB. 6-
Automatic Electric Co., Automatic
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Ends Thursday
"VIGOR, HIGH COMEDY,
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Elec. Labs., Inc., Northlake, Ill.-All
Degrees: EE. MS-PhD: Physics & Math.
BS: ChE, IE & ME. May & Aug. grads.
R. & D., Des., Prod., Trng. Prog.
FEB. 6-7-
Calif. Institute of Tech., Jet Pro-
pulsion Lab., Pasadena, Calif.--All De-
grees: EE. MS-PhD: AE & Astro., Com-
mun. Sci., EM, Instrumentation & ME.
Physics & Math. PhD: Nuclear. R. &
D., Des., R & D for Lunar, Planetary,
& Interplanatory exploration.
FEB. 6-
Consolidated Edison Co. of N.Y., Inc.
Public Utility supplying electricity,

gas, & steam in N.Y. City & suburbs-
(Westchester County)-BS: ChE, CE,
EE, ME. R. & D., Des., Prod., Sales, &
Construction.
Falk Corporation, Milwaukee, Wis.-
BS: ME. May & Aug. grads. R. & D.,
Des., Prod., Sales, Initial assignment
will be to a 12 mo. trng. prog. which
includes on the job trng. in most
depts. throughout the Co. w/fu-
ture assignments in one of above.
Sperry Gyroscope Co., Great Neck,
N.Y.-All Degrees: EE. MS-PhD: Com-
mun. Set., Instru., Physics & Math.
Prof.-PhD: ME. BS: E Physics & Sci.
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Benjamin Franklin (or The Louisville Slugger, as he is better
known as) said, "A penny saved is a penny earned," and we,
the college population of America, have taken to heart this sage
advice. We spend prudently; we budget diligently. Yet, despite
our wise precautions, we are always running short. Why? Be-
cause there is one item of expense that we consistently under-
estimate-the cost of travelling home for weekends.
Let us take the typical case of Basil Metabolism, a sophomore
at UCLA majoring in avocados. Basil, a resident of Bangor,
Maine, loved to go home each weekend to play with his faithful
dog, Spot. What joy, what wreathed smiles, when Basil and
Spot were re-united ! Basil would leap into his dogcart, and
Spot, a genuine Alaskan husky, would pull Basil all over Bangor,
Maine-Basil calling cheery halloos to the townfolk, Spot
wagging his curly tail.
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But the cost, alas, of travelling from UCLA to Bangor, Maine,
ran to $400 a week, and Basil's father, alas, earned only a
meagre salary as a meter-reader for the Bangor water depart-
ment. So, alas, after six months Basil's father told Basil be
could raise no more money; he had already sold everything he
owned, including the flashlight he used to read meters,
Basil returned to California to ponder his dilemma. One
solution occurred to him-to ship Spot to UCLA and keep him
in his room-but Basil had to abandon the notion because of
his roommate, G. Fred Sigafoos, who was, alas, allergic to dog
hair.
Then another idea came to Basil--a stroke of genius, you
might call it. He would buy a Mexican hairless chihuahual
Thus hewould have a dog to pull him around, and G. Fred's
allergy would be undisturbed.
The results, alas, were not all Basil had hoped. The chihua-
hua, alas, was unable to pull Basil in the dogcart, no matter
how energetically he beat the animal.
Defeated again, Basil sat down with G. Fred, his roommate,
to smoke a Marlboro Cigarette and seek a new answer to the
problem. Together they smoked and thought and-Eureka!-
an answer quickly appeared. (I do not suggest, mark you, that
Marlboro Cigarettes are an aid to cerebration. All I say about
Marlboros is that they taste good and are made of fine tobaccos
and pure white filters and come in soft pack or Flip Top box.)
Well, sir, Basil and G. Fred got a great idea. Actually, the
idea was G. Fred's, who happened to be majoring in genetics.
Why not, said G. Fred, cross-breed the chihuahua with a Great
Dane and thus produce an animal sturdy enough to pull a dog
cart?
It was, alas, another plan doomed to failure. The cross-breed-
ing was done, but the result (this is very difficult to explain) was
a raccoon.
But there is, I am pleased to report, a happy ending to this
heart-rending tale. It seems that Basil's mother (this is also very
difficult to epnlain) is a lamoros blond aged 19 vears. One

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ENGINEERING GRADUATES
The Inland Steel Company, East Chicago, Indiana, invites you to
investigate our many career opportunities. Consult the specific
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