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Seventy-One Years of Editorial Freedom


Fair skies today.
Increasing cloudiness tonight

VOL. LXXII, No. 105




Expect Senate Action
On Loyalty Oath Bil
House Easily Passes Allen Measure;
Would Cover All State Personnel
Senate action is expected to begin today on a bill requiring all
personnel whose salary is paid partially or completely out of state
funds to sign loyalty oaths.
The bill, sponsored by Rep. Lester J. Allen (R-Ithaca), passed
the House of Representatives by a margin of 94-6 Tuesday and
was sent to the Senate yesterday. Senate sources expect it to be
referred to committee.
Aimed chiefly at what Allen termed "the small minority of
faculty members" who teach students that "capitalism exploits the







Membersh ip

... 'TJ' contribution

Bill Headed
For House
LANSING (A)-A bill carving a
new 19th congressional dist ict out
of the southern end of l acomb
County and the southeast part of
Oakland County passed the Sen-
ate and was sent to the House
The passage was a victory for
Sen. Frank D. Beadle (R-St.
Clair), Senate Republican leader,
who threw in his version of the
redistricting proposal after sev-
eral other plans had failed to pass.
But Gov. John B. Swainson in-
dicated shortly afterward that the
measure will meet death if it ends
up on his desk for signature.
"The Beadle plan for congres-
sional malapportionment adopted
by the Senate is totally unaccept-
able ... . it represents sheer poli-
tical expediency," he said.
Swainson described the plan as
a "shocking example of political
manipulation to bear down rep-
resentative government."
The plan did nothing to improve
equality of representation, Swain-
son said.
The final passage vote was 19
approving and 10 against. A move
to give the measure immediate
effect was defeated, however, as a
22-7 vote failed to swing a two-
thirds majority.
Still May Recall
The Senate can still recall the
bill for immediate affect if it or
some amended version passes the
The new district would take in
Centerline, East Detroit, Rose-
ville, St. Clair Shores, Utica, War-
ren and Sterling township in Ma-
comb County and Ferndale, Hazel
Park and Madison Heights in Oak-
land County.
All other congressional districts
would remain unchanged.
Sen. Carlton H. Morris (R-Kal-
amazoo), who saw his own re-
districting proposal fail of pass-
age, protested the bill could not
pass the House.
"This doesn't even pretend to
eliminate inequities or to come
close to representing the state on
a population basis, Morris said.
View Request
For Research
LANSING (IP)-Legislators last
night heard pleas for construction
of new mental health hospitals
and expansion of programs for
treatment of mentally ill and men-
tally retarded.
More than 250 persons repre-
senting more than a dozen state-
wide organizations crowded the
House chamber for a public hear-
ing on mental health bills sub-
mitted to the Legislature.
Hear 'U' Request
The state Senate had previewed
University requests on mental
health research Tuesday.
Dr. Raymond W. 'Waggoner,
director of the Neuropsychiatric
institute and chairman of the
phychiatry department testified
before. the Senate Appropriations
Committee on proposals for the
construction of inpatient units for
emotionally disturbed children.
He told the committee that such
units would need assured adequate
psychiatric help to staff them.
Sound Proposals

In his testimony, Dr.. Waggoner
had said, "The proposals for the

masses and: socialism is better,"
the bill would require personnel to
swear to uphold the constitutions
of the United States and of -Mich-
University employes already take
an oath which reads: "I do
solemnly swear or affirm that I
will support the Constitution of
the United States of America and
the Constitution of the State of
Michigan and that I will faith-
fully discharge the duties of my
position according to the best of
my ability." Employes of Michigan
State University and Wayne State
University also sign the oath.
Ted Ogar, press secretary for
Gov. John B. Swainson, said yes-
terday that many details regard-
ing applications of the bill are
not clear.
"I do not know about applica-
tion of the bill to the state uni-
versities," he said. "One question;
which has been raised is that the
universities are constitutional bod-
ies and therefore have autonomy.,
There is uncertainty as to whether
the Legislature has authority to
pass such a measure involving;
Penn Daily
May Resume
The Men's Student Governmenty
of the University of Pennsylvania
last night approved a motion to
allow the Daily Pennsylvanian to
resume publication rising its own1
Earlier in the evening the stu-I
dent government turned down by
a vote of 16-1 a motion to allow
the paper to publish using student1
i'The reason given for the re-
jection was that the members
thought that the first motion
could be construed as giving in,"
Barry Satlow, associate features
editor of the Penn Daily said.
He reported that a large rally
is planned for today in support
of the paper. "We are not sure
where we will hold it but it will
be held," he emphasized.,
Tuesday night the Senior Exe-
cutive Board of the paper electedI
Michael S. Brown, the Features
Editor .to be the new Editor-in-
Brown later suspended RobertI
L. Hirschorn, the managing editora
and Robert A. Ruchamkin thec
sports editor of the paper becausec
of an editorial they wrote for the
Pennsylvania News, the woman'sI
campus weekly paper, criticisingi
the Daily Pennsylvanian. The
move must be approved by the
Senior Executive Board.I
If the paper resumes publishing
using its own funds, and there is
"some doubt of that," then the
present executive board will be in
control until March 8 when a new1
board which it elected will take
over, Satlow reported. This elec-,
tion was in the normal course of,
events and not inspired by the:
suspension of the paper.I

Praises IU'
.For Sering:
Free World'
WASHINGTON - Through its
vast research efforts, instruction-
al programs and faculty service,
the University stands as "a ma-
jor resource for the entire free
world." University President Har-
lap Hatcher said here last night.
Addressing the annual Congres-
sional Dinner at the Washington
Alumni Club, President Hatcher
said the University has trained
many outstanding citizens of oth-
er countries and has conducted re-
search important to nations'
health, knowledge and defense. It
also has sent faculty members to'
serve in Washington and in every
area of the globe, he said.
"There is a growing relation-
ship between the University as a
state institution and as one ful-
filling national and international
functions. This is indicated by the
increasing volume of support we
are receiving from the Federal
Open Doors
"By opening our doors to the
students of the world, and by
welcoming the problems of other
nations, we have strengthened our
own University. These students
and these problems have brought
to ourcampus a rare and precious
President Hatcher reported that
there are 6,700 students from oth-
er states and 1,400 from 97 na-
tions on the campus. "We are
proud that such highly qualified
young men and women have come
to us, for they enhance our Uni-
versity. Good faculty members are
drawn to good students, and vice
"There are now approximately
192,000 alumni living in this coun-
try and 7,000 living abroad," Pres-
ident Hatcher said. "They are in
the halls of Congress, in the fed-
eral government, among the na-
tional leaders in education and the
professions; they are highly plac-
ed in industry, they are guiding
medical and industrial projects in
their homelands."
Senators Attend
Five senators and 12 represen-
tatives attended the University,
the President said, as did G. Men-
nen Williams, assistant secretary
of state for African affairs; Jer-
ome Wiesner, special scientific ad-
visor to President John F. Ken-
nedy; Theodore Moscoso, admin-
instrator of the Alliance for Prog-
ress; United States Treasurer
Elizabeth Rudel Smith of Califor-
nia; and Richard Scammon, di-
rector of the Census Bureau.
President Hatcher also noted:
The University is the, Defense
Department's leading prime con-
tractor among educational insti-
tutions which do not operate fed-
eral facilities and hold the largest
number of National Aeronautics
and Space Administration con-

Sees Danger
Of Reticence
The Committee on Membership
in Student Organizations report-
ed to Student Government Coun-
cil yesterday on its status in in-
specting the content and adequacy
of fraternity and sorority state-
ments on membership selection
A major problem of the commit-
tee is an unwillingness in some
fraternities and sororities to bring
their questions to the committee,
the report stated. An amicable
relationship between the group and
the committee would be preferable
to the "policeman's image we have
now," Jessy McCorry, Grad, chair-
man of the committee, said.
Notes Fear
Council President Richard Nohl,
'62BAd, pointed out the fear of
disciplinary action as the basis of
unwillingness to communicate with
the committee. At bottom the
problem is one of education to
the committee's functions and dis-
ciplinary actions.
Nohl said he noticed "a great
deal of uninformed skepticism
among the fraternities and sorori-
ties." He asked if a wider range
of information was not needed.
Information may be given to
the people concerned at meetings,
McCorry said. Interfraternity
Council Executive Committee and
Panhellenic Executive Committee
as well as the fraternity and so-
rority advisets would be invited to
the meetings to discuss general
Suggests Discussions
McCorry suggested the group in
violation could first discuss the
matter with IFC or Panhel instead
of coming directly to the com-
mittee. This might help to alle-
viate the problems of fear and
lack of information as to the com-
mittee's policies. The group then
could bring the matter to the
McCorry said he would "appre-
ciate Panhel and IFC developing
their own programs as to ade-
quacy of statements" but that at
present little has been done.
Explains Problem
Peterson suggested a general
statement on waivers be made so
the groups will know what their
alternatives are. McCorry said the
problem is that nationals must be
dealt with in this case. The com-
mittee must know if the national
has granted the local freedom of
choice in giving it the waiver.
All waivers considered to date
have an "unfortunate similarity in
that they have a statement of the
type of 'acceptibility to the gen-
eral fraternity'," McCorry raid.
This phrase appears to mean that
an individual fraternity member
on another campus could prohibit
the admittance of a prospective
member. If this is so, it raises
questions as ,to the locals auton-
omy in membership selection and
the possibility of individual pre-
judice, he said.
McAllen Submits
Petition for SGC
Henry McAllen, '64L, took out
a petition yesterday for the Stu-
dent Government Council election.
Petitioning closes tomorrow.

--AP wir
RECEIVES REPORT-President John F. Kennedy looks at a report on railroads. Russel A.
associate dean of the law school, served on the committee, but is not pictured. From left to
are Labor Secretary Arthur J. Goldberg, Daniel F. Loomis, president of the Association of Am
Railroads, the President, J. W. Fallon, vice-president of the Switchman's Union, T. A. J
vice-president of the Great Northern RR, Simon H. Rifkind, committee chairman. Pa
hidden is Dr. Charles A. Meyers.
Group AsksRailroad Overhat

Plan Places
Review Job
On Presideni
Allows Fraternities
Revision Opportunity
Student Government Counc
unanimously passed a procedur
to insure adequacy of membershi
statements at its meetig las
The motion, introduced b
Council President Richard Noh
'62BAd, provides that the SG4
president will inspect the state
ments and notify fraternities an
sororities whose statements do nc
include all information and th
accompanying interpretation re
ephoto, quired under the University Reg
Smith, lation of Dec. 13, 1960.
right These groups will then have 6
erican days from the date of notificatio
rerrow, in which to file corrected state
rtially ments.
Disciplinary Action
If the Council President finds
group has failed to submit the re
quired- information and acconm
panying interpretationwhich con
stitutes a complete statement witl
in the prescribed time, this grou
conue-would then be subject to discipl~
conduc- nary action by SGC.
In such cases, "The president q
f r 0 m SGC shall submit to the Counc
locomo- all relevant documents and corres
nmenda- pondence, securing the approval
eginning the Committee on Membership i
en with Student Organizations wher
ce would necessary and he shall notify t
d or were group of his action."
The motion also provides thE
- any proceedings on such cases b
the Council shall be conducted i
executive session, except where th
proper local and national authorj
ties of the groups request othe
No Deadline
The Council set no deadline nb
which sororities and fraternitle
would be notified if their state
ments were incomplete, but cat
S tioned the Council president t
proceed to view statements an
draft letters to such groups "wit
possible all due speed."
nd-robin The Council also discussed t
o go into alternatives in handling the prol
e agenda lem of a change of officers whic
meetings will take place soon after tli
an State March 20, 21 SGC elections.
It was suggested that either tn
missioner present president remain in offk
gs mould for three additional weeks as :
proposals possible under the Council pla
bstantive instead of holding the election o
tentative new officers immediately after t
on the elections or that the new presider
approved handle the entire situation.
nference o P i s
y, mem-Four Groups
rence op-
8, with a To Study OSA
games in

House commission proposed yes-
terday a drastic overhaul of work
and pay practices on the nation's
The 21-man panel handed Presi-
dent John F. Kennedy an exhaus-
tive report recommending meth-
ods for the railroads to cut off
many thousands of workmen it
said aren't needed to operate mov-
ing trains-while meeting their in-
come loss temporarily as they are
schooled for new jobs.
Give Africans
Chance To Win
Home Rule
LONDON (M)-The British Gov-
ernment yesterday offered the Af-
ricans of Northern Rhodesia a
slender chance of winning a ma-
jority in Parliament, and home
rule, in their 290,000 square mile
territory south of the Congo.
The proposals on revision of
the Northern Rhodesian constitu-
tion, announced in the House of
Commons by Colonial Secretary
Reginald Maudling, touched off a
deep imperial crisis.
Fearing a death-blow to his Cen-
tral African Federation of North-
ern and Southern Rhodesia and
Nyasaland, Premier Sir Roy Wel-'
ensky hustled uninvited by jet into
London to pound the desks of
British leaders.

The commission agreed in effect
with the carriers that they have
for years been saddled with "feath-
erbedding" requirements to keep
on unnecessary workers. It said
some 35,000 firemen on diesel lo-
comotives in freight and yard serv-
ice serve no useful purpose, and
should be gradually eliminated.
Recommendations Accepted
The industry promptly -accept-
ed the recommendations, but five
unions representing 200,000 work-
ers who operate trains rejected the
proposals with "shock and disap-
pointment." The unions foresaw
a loss of 80,000 jobs.
The unions set' a series of meet-
ings over the next two weeks to
consider taking strike votes among
their members.
Kennedy called on the'industry
and unions, however, to enter in-
to immediate collective bargain-
ing on the recommendations,
mindful that they have "an over-
riding responsibility to the nation-
al interest to provide the most ef-
ficient and safe rail transportation
Problems Aired
The commission, appointed near
the end of former President
Dwight D. Eisenhower's adminis-
tration at the request of the rail-
roads and unions, spent 15 months
airing rail labor relations prob-
The commission was composed
of five members each representing
the public, the railroads and the
five operating unions-the engi-

neers, firemen, trainmen,
tors and switchmen.
Abolition of firemen
freight and yard service
tives was a major recom
tion. Some would go b
next July 1. But firem
more than 10 years servic
continue until they retired
promoted to be engineers
Debate C
Sports Editor
Special To The Daily
change in the Big Ten rou
football plan, scheduled to
effect in 1967, topped the
of the conference winterr
which began at Michiga
While conference comr
Bill Reed said the meetin
not be concerned withp
for "legislation of any sub
matters," he did say thatt
action would be taken
round - robin- principlea
last December.
Reedcharacterized cc
sentaiment on the plana
closely divided."
Under the present polic
ber schools would have to;
a minimum of eight confer
opponents in 1967 and 196
full card of nine Big Teng
1969. Football schedulesJ
and 1968 will be drawn u
May meeting this year a
least tentative action aga
plan would have to be ini
the present meetings in+
cancel the plan.
Michigan has publicly e
its disapproval of the rou
Two other less importa
will be considered by th
ence athletic directors an
representatives. First is a
to permit limited inter
competition of three or fo'
for freshman basketball
The administrators w
hear MSU basketball coac
Anderson's proposal to swi
ference basketball gain
Monday, nights to We
nights, to allow teamsE
break between games. Ga
now scheduled on Mon
Both of these latterx
are expected to have suffic
port to pass and Reed s
would probably come up
cussion today.
Yesterday's meetingsc
of seminars for college ri
and faculty representative
administration of confer
letic eligibility rules. T(

Win go Views University Coir

WCHA To Begin Playoffs
As MSU Challenges Tech
The Western Collegiate Hockey Association playoffs begin tonight
with first place Michigan Tech taking on fourth place Michigan State
at 8 p m. at the Coliseum.
Second place Michigan and third place Denver will clash tomorrow
night. The two losers will play Saturday afternoon while the two
winners will decide the championship Saturday night.
The selection of the two WCHA teams to compete in the National
Collegiate Athletic Association Tournament at Utica, New York, March
0"15-17 will be made by an NCAA
Western Selection Committee. Al-
though not official, it is expected
that two finalists will be named.
s Michigan Tech, which finished
with a final league record of 17-3-0
is regarded as the team to beat.
Only Michigan has stopped the
demic set-up of the University?" Huskies this season.
Prof. Wingo said. The home ice advantage will en-
Periodic Examination hance Michigan's chances. The
"A Student - Faculty Curriculum Wolverines are thus far unde-
Committee could be established feated at the Coliseum with double
where existing courses would be wins over the three other playoff
periodically examined" Ralph teams.
Kaplan, '63, suggested. Another Third place Denver has the lone
student member of the panel finds distinction of defeating Michigan
in the "one-way channel of com- twice. The Pioneers accomplished
munication" of the present set-up this feat during Michigan's west-

for 1967
p at the
nd so at
ainst the
tiated at
order to
int items
e confer-
d faculty
ur games.
will also
h Forddy
itch con-1
es from
a longer
ames are
day and,
ient sup-
said they
for dis-
es on the
ene ath-
oday the

Finding committee of the who:
discussion too unwieldly to dis
cuss the Office of Student Affair
Study Committee Report, Studen
Government Council early th
morning voted to set up four spe
vial subcommittees to study th
The committees-each made u
of four Council members-will re
port back their recommendation
at a special SGC meeting at 7 p.r
on Tuesday. The committees wi
focus respectively on housing ar
counseling, structure, rule makix
and enforcement, and philosoph
Council President Richard Not-
'62BAd, who will appoint the con
mittees, said he would seek to pi
at least one of the Council's fou
representatives to the OSA stud;
group on each committee.
During the brief committee o
the whole discussion, Counc
members raised questionsabou
various features of the structur
proposed by the OSA group. The
had criticisms of the committee
philosophy of student affairs an
its relationship to the structur
the powers and role of the pn
posed OSA Executive Council, ti
committee's discussion of rea
a, rrnant . ofnrp-Qnan r n1 onr

Prof. Max Wingo of the school
of education started the Challenge
seminar on the University as a
Community by mentioning one
basic difficulty in the conception of
the University.
He pointed out that people are
excited about certain things which
are traceable to the nature of the
institution itself.

ir introducing subjects other than
academic in the secondary schools
to this conception of education.
Students therefore leave the sec-
ondary school for college unpre-
pared to go it alone. "It is unfortu-
nate that they have only been
trained to take what they are
given," he said.
Sound Students

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