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Partly cloudy and a little
warmer tomorrow

Seventy-Three Years of Editorial


VOL. LXXIV, No. 15





'U' Gets 6 Million

To Create Chil dren s Hospit


'U' Planning To Start
On Med Center Site
New Unit To Bear Name of Mott,
Creator of Donating Foundation
















To Cut


The ties of cooperation between
Flint and the University sprea
from education to health yester-
Flint's Charles Seward Mot
foundation announced that it had
donated $6 million to build a
children's hospital in Mott's name
located in the University Medica
B cli Spak
National Concerns Editor
Detailing and defending his role
In the Jack Ruby murder trial,
Melvin Belli, Ruby's former chief
defense counsel, reiterated his Dal-
las charge of unfair justice at
the Lawyer's Club last night. .
Later fired by the Ruby fam-
fly, Belli defended the alleged kill-
er of Lee H. Oswald, President
John F. Kennedy's alleged assas-
Belli denied that he had unduly
exploded in Dallas. "The world
press was shocked at the trial. I
did not want them to think that
this was the same justice as in
my home San Francisco" or other
parts of the country.t
Frog Jury
He. declared that worse things
have been said uaout judges and
juries, citing Samuel Leibowitz's
comment about the jury "that
looked like frogs on a log with
bloodstained lips" in the Scotts-
boro case.aa
"I only said the jury was bigot-
Belli commented that Ruby
could have gotten a fair trial in
any other county in Texas. The
jurors think that they were try-
ing to be honest,"but they could
not be, he continued.
Belli cited numerous setbacks
for his efforts for a fair trial in
Dallas, including:
h-W hen Bell fast came toDal
visiting Russia and writing a book
about it. This theme was repeated
speechtwenuhe aithatRua
woould lauefghatalverdithbu
Before the case came to trial,
the court appointed Prof. Martin
Cowley of the University of Texas
as. an impartial expeit on enceph-
elograms and brain damage. Belli's
own expert, Prof. Roy Schaefer
of Yale University, found that Ru-
by had' organic brain damage.
Cowley's tests confirmed this find-
ing, but Dist. Atty. Henry Wade
leaked to the press that the re-
sults were normal. Judge Joe B.
Brown said nothing and refused to
admit the findings as the court's

To Up Tuition
At Tech in Fall

t Site-planning for the Charles
n Seward Mott. Children's Hospital
dwill begin immediately, according
- to Vice-President for Business
t ard Finance Wilbur K. Pierpont.
- Reveals Gift
a University President Harlan
e Hatcher revealed the receipt of
, the gift only three days after the
Regents had accepted a Flint in-
vitation to work jointly in es-
tablishing a four-year college
Like that joint venture, the new
hospital will also establish life-
lines into the Flint community
through work with the Mott Foun-
dation's Children's Health Center
of Flint. Tentative plans call for
the exchange of doctors and den-
tists ,and the undertaking of re-
search projects, Mott said.
For the University, the gift was
a capital outlay bonus. Combined
with the Legislature's expected
pledge to start the $10 million
Medical Science Building Unit II,
the Mott building will mark the
fulfillment of the University's "top
priority" medical items.
Asked Legislature
The University had asked the
Legislature for the first instail-
ment on a multimillion dollar
children's hospital this year. Al-
though officials had "hopes" for
a grant from the Mott Founda-
tion, "we just couldn't be sure of
these funds," Director of Univer-
sity Relations Michael Radock ex-
"This wonderful gift from the
Mott Foundation climaxes a long
effort to get dollars for children's
hospital. We can now give the
children of the state of Michigan
the care to which they are en-.
titled," Albert C. Kerlikowske,
director of the University Hospital
The Mott children's hospital
"will be the heart of a new com-
plex devoted to child health. It
will replace the antiquated chil-
dren's wards in the University
Hospital that was designed almost
fifty years ago," Dean William N.
Hubbard of the medical school
Patient Referral
The pediatric patient, training,
and research hospital will provide .
specialized services for patient re-
ferral and will be run by its own
staff as well as by members of the
medical school and University hos-
This staff assistance would be
in line with one proposed site at.
the rear of the hospital, east of
the present Children's Psychiatric
Officials indicated that the
plans may provide for additional
wings to be constructed later. The
University pad originally intended.
to construct an $8 million chil-
dren's hospital with more research
The gift from Mott, one of the
largest in University history, is
another in a series of contribu-
tions made to the University by
the Mott foundation. .





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Discuss British Schools

Acting Editor
One of the more influential
men in British higher educa-
tion yesterday took time out
from a four-day visit here to
compare the British and Amer-
ican university systems.
Sir Eric Ashby, mister of
Cambridge's Clare College, de-
clared that British education is
changing rapidly. "We are
turning over to your pattern,"
he said. "Within 20 years the
job should be complete.
"The United States system
of higher education is gauged
to admission pressures. Your
colleges and universities can
accommodate everyone who is
qualified, everyone with a high
school degree."
One in Four
Terming the British system
"elitist," Sir Eric explained that
currently, only one in four of
qualified British, high school
graduates are able to get a uni-
versity education.
"This has been our great mis-
take," he commented. "We
must adapt so that we' can
provide a wider range of edu-
cational programs."
Sir Eric provided. two rea-
sons for the smaller number of
college-educated Britons:

"They provide a very good edu-
cation to a very few people
and the student is completely
"We don't have to worry
about enormous numbers and
we have . very few dropout
problems." British universities
don't run any higher than 5000
students, while 97 out, of every
100 graduate at a school like
."As we broaden our system
we're going to have to go to
bigger universities," Ashby said.
"The plans now are to keep
them small, but I don't think
we'll have any choice."
Nigerian Education
Sir Eric has served on a nine-
man commission to blueprint
plans for Nigerian higher edu-
cation, and he had a number
of comments to make in this
"There were absolutely no,
universities in Africa south of
the Sahara after World War
II. Since that time the British'
have simply exported their own
system much as they export
motor cars."
The problem, in his opinion,
is one of adapting the -British
system to African needs.
"Europe has exported three
of its Middle-Age institutions
See CITES, Page 2

-The United States has over
500 colleges while Britain has
27. "You have more money, you
know. That makes a bit of a
--American colleges and uni-
versities are markedly differ-
ent in quality and purposes to
accommodate different types
of students. British institutions
are all of the same quality.
"Our colleges have their ad-
vantages," Sir Eric added.

Early Count
Makes Chen
ISA Leader1
Yee C. Chen, '65, of Singapore
was elected president of the In-
ternational Student Association
yesterday according to unofficial
Also elected were Mary Van de
Water, '65, executive vice-presi-
dent, and James Jones, '65, ad-
ministrative vice-president, both
students from the United States.
Chen defeated Iraj Mahdavi, '65,
of Iran, and will replace outgoing
president Isaac Adelemo,.'64. of
Nigeria. Miss Van de Water and
Jones both ran unopposed. They
will replace Mehdi Sarram, '65E,
of Iran, who holds the single of-'
fice of vice-president.
Unofficial Tabulation
According to Adelemo, the elec-
tion results are based upon an
unofficial tabulation of the ballots
made yesterday by the ISA secre-
tary. The official election results
will be announced this afternoon.
The ISA voters also approved a
new constitution for the body
which provides for the additional
vice-presidential post and gives the
officers a greater area of freedom,
in managing the association's ac-
Chen cited several immediate
objectives of ISA. "We are trying
to expand the activities of our
group, especially through the cam-
pus housing units, so that Ameri-
can students and foreign students
can get to know each other better:,
he' said.
Besides presiding over his rown
organization, the president of iSA
sits on Student Government Coun-
cil as an ex-officio member.
Rusk Claims,
WASHINGTON W) -Secretary
of State Dean Rusk said yester-
day a number of countrips both
inside and outside the S utheast
Asia Treaty Organization (SEA-
TO) apparently are prepared to
help South Viet Nam.
Rusk added that in this help
"I don't envisage organized com-
bat units from ,other countries."
Rather, he was speaking of eco-
nomic and advisory assistance.
At a SEATO meeting in Manila,
Rusk said, all but one of the
eight members made it clear they
consider the security of South Viet
Nam vital to the free world..


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Norton Opp , oes 'U'Joining New Group

Observers from the University
have reservations concerning the
proposed Associated Student Gov-
ernments of the United States of
America. .
Mary Beth Norton, '64, will rec-
ommend that Student Government
DAC Pickets
To, Go on Trial
Eight members of the Direct
Action Committee will go on trial
before Municipal Court today. The
eight are charged with blocking a
public sidewalk.
They were arrested in front of
Ann Arbor's City Hall last Feb.
28, an hour after they began
picketing the south side of the

Johnson, Khrushehl
Anno unce Progr am
Home To Give British Stateme:
Before House of Commons Tod
NEW YORK (')-The United States and the Soviet Uni
nounced yesterday a cutback in the production of nuclear ex
materials in an effort to ease the atomic arms race. Great
is expected to endorse the move.
President Lyndon B. Johnson first revealed the plan to.Ar
newspaper publishers at the annual luncheon of the Associatee
worldwide news cooperative, and told them, "we reduce t
while maintaining all necessary power."
From Moscow came a, similar announcement in whic
mier Nikita S. Khrushchev hailed the cutback as "an opportu

Council not join the new organiza-
Shekry Miller, '65, the other
observor sent by SGC, is reported
to have some reservations about
the organization, but could not be
reached for comment last night.
Miss Norton said last night that
the conference was not well or-
ganized and often flouted Robert's
Rules of Order. It got into severe.
parliamentary tangles and no one
seemed to have a good conception
of what organization of a national
student's association entails.
Effective Government
The purpose of ASGUSA as set
forth in its constitution is to de-
velop more effective student gov-
ernments through exchange of
ideas between schools. In line with
this policy it intends to remain an
apolitical organization.
An interim constitution was ap-
proved at the weekend conference
A meeting will be held during 1964

Thanksgiving vacation to vote in
the permanent constitution and
begin the work of the new organ-
A clause in the constitution pro-
hibits schools which have not ap-
proved the present constitution
from voting at that meeting al-
though they may approve of the
purposes of the organization.
Miss Norton noted that the tone
of the conference was anti-
National Students Association. The
three schools which originally or-
ganized the conference pulled out
of NSA in 1960 when that organ-,
ization began supporting the civil
rights movement. However, Miss
Norton does not think that the
new group will pose a serious
threat to NSA.
"They seem to want to remain
a clearing house for information.
Such a function is handled by one'
branch of NSA, the Student Gov-
ernment Information Service. '

improving mutual understanding
with other states of the necessity
of avoiding a nuclear war."
No Deal
Washington sources described
the nuclear cutback as a com-
pletely separate but parallel ac-
tion on the part of the world's two
foremost atomic powers. No deal
was involved, these sources added.
Johnson told the publishers and
their guests:
"I have ordered a further sub-j
stantial reduction in our produc-
tion of enriched uranium, to be
carried out over a four-year per-
iod. When added to previous re-
ductions, this will mean an over-
all decrease in the production of
plutonium by 20 per cent, and of
enriched uranium by 40 per cent.
"By bringing production in line
with need, we reduce tensions
while maintaining all necessary
Russian Announcement
Khrushchev said he was taking
the decision in agreement with
President Johnson and Sir Alec
Douglas-Home, British prime min-
As he outlined it, the Soviet
Union has decided:
-To discontinue now the con-
struction of two new' big atomic
reactors for the production of
plutonium, used in nuclear weap-
Less U-235
-To reduce substantially in the
'next several years the production
of uranium-235 for nuclear weap-
-To allocate more fissionable
materials for peaceful uses - in
atomic power stations, in industry,
in agriculture, in medicine, in the
implementation of major scien-
tific technical projects, including
the distillation of sea water.
English Statement
The statement from Moscow'
noted that Douglas-Home had
notified Khrushchev that he also
would issue a statement on "Prac-
tical measures in the field of re-
ducing the manufacture of fis-
sionable materials for military
purposes ."
In London, a spokesman said
Douglas-Home will make his
statement on nuclear' production
in the House of Commons today.
A government white paper in Feb.
ruary announced that Britain has'
enough nuclear material on hand'
for military purposes, and already
had begun tapering off its mili-
tary production of uranium, and
President Johnson's nuclear an-
nouncement overshadowed other
portions of a wide-ranging for-
eign policy speech in which he
touched upon problem~ in Europe,
Latin America, the Far East and
Cubs. May Ask
Guanta namno
By The Associated Press
HAVANA - Cuban President

Change Rul
Astronomy 111 and 112
been moved from the bioloi
and geological sciences div
into the physical-sciences div
for purposes of distribution
T'he change was' announce(
Prof. Oleg Graber of the art
tory department, chairman of
literary college curriculum c
The rationale behind the.
sion was that astronomy, requ
extensive use of mathematics
knowledge of physics, is n
more closely related to ph
and other non-life sciences tha
botany and geology, the majoi
tural. science sequences comp(
'For Lease
Two large hangers for le,
One terminal building cc
plete with passenger lot
restaurant, two cocktail b
a barper shop and 31-ro
hotel. Also, second hanger I
feet long, 72,000 square feet
office and shop space adjac
to hanger areas. Anyone int
ested call Supervisor's offic
This might be an adverti
ment for the two Willow R
hangers now available for le
ing. Due to the airlines' sl
from Willow Run to Metrop
tan Airport next year,
former, owned by the Univ
sity, has extra space.
The airport, originally c
ated "to provide wartime ar
aments," now is hoping
adapt its facilities to, busir
and research. After the airli
leave sometime next year, U
versity officials will welcC
such, activities although tV
have expressed a desire to
some types 'of; aviation p
grams move in.
"We may have to shut dc
part of the airport after
airlines move out and bef
the tenants come in," s
Floyd G. Wakefield, supervi
of the airport for the Univ
sity. "But our present plans
to keep all six rupways o
and we believe there will
justification for continued
eration of Federal 'Aviat
Agency facilities."
The University, Wakefi
commented, does not prop
to extend its use of the airp
unless under a new govern(
the group in which astronomy
formerly located.
"The committee simply m,
the two courses into the

Harrison Discusses Shakespeare 's Henry

"Thus far, with rought and
all-unable pen,
Our bending author hath
pursu'd the story;
In little room confining
mighty men,
Mangling by starts the full
course of their glory."
This is what Shakespeare has
said about the composition of
"King Henry V," the chronicle
play, which is, according to Prof.
G. B. Harrison of the English de-
partment, a revolution of the art
behind a Shakespearean play.
"King Henry V" is well worth
studying, for as it is not one of
Shakespeare's greatest plays, it
doesn't successfully mask the work
behind the completed product,

ten chronologically. By the time
Shakespeare reached "King Henry
V" he was at his full stature as
a playwright and showed no signs
of the beginner..
Not To Preach
In addition, he was not as anx-
ious to preach to constrict the
history play to its traditional
He did however reflect the
then current political situation in
the play by way of topical allu-
sions. These allusions are of two
types: those to the politics of
Henry IV and his son, and those
to the theories of Machiavelli and
the contemporary war of the
In writing "King Henry V,"
Shakespeare was on the defensive.

"In order to follow through he
reverted to the older kind of high
rhetoric with overpowering and
majestic speeches. The chorus,
not merely a presenter of facts,
is - with the exception of the
King- the most important char-
acter in the play.
"The theme of the play reflects
kingship in action in the person
of Henry V who has been called
Shakespeare's ideal king.'
"The overwhelming responsi-
bility of the efficient king as well
as the loneliness of kingship is
stressed throughout the play.
"It may be true that Henry the
V is Shakespeare's ideal king but
the efficient king is hardly a good
companion and he can have no


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