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Seventy-One Years of Editorial Freedom

[. LXXII, No. 94




Delay Cape Shot
To Next Tuesday
NASA Says Operation To Resume
With New Countdown on Monday
CAPE CANAVERAL (A-A still stormy Atlantic forced the Unit-
ed States early this morning into a tenth postponement of Astronaut
John H. Glenn's scheduled flight in orbit around the world.
- It was set again for next Tuesday.
Weather Briefing
The announcement came at a special weather briefing by the
National Aeronautics and Space {Administration at 1:05 a.m.
A NASA spokesman said "weather conditions preclude a launch
attempt today."
The NASA official said the whole operation would be re-
cycled and a full new countdown would begin next Monday. He quot-

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ice Presidenc

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5ed Glenn as accepting the news
calmly and saying:
Marginal Condition
"I guess it was to be expected.
We all knew the weather was mar-
"I learned very early in the
flight test program that you have
to control your emotions - you
don't let these kinds of things
throw you or affect your ability
to perform the mission."
Col. John A. (Shorty) Powers,A
Mercury astronaut spokesmen,
said that if the great adventure
does not get under way today be-
tween 7:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
there is a possibility it might be
put off four or five days.
One Development
One weather development that
worried officials late yesterday
was a possibility of thick clouds
over the launch area here. This
would be bad, because it would
spoil optical tracking of the great
Atlas missile as it lifted Glenn's
capsule toward orbit.
Weathermen reported about 5
p.m., that disturbed conditions
continued in the Central and
Western Atlantic.
One storm in the Western At-
lantic seemed to be moving north
off the Mercury flight track. A
bad weather front churned us,
seas near the area-500 miles east
of ;Bermuda-where Marine Lt.
Col. Glenn would land if he made
only one circle of the earth.
This front, weather men said,
should move South .during the
night but seas "will remain mod-
erate to rough." It is important
that the space capsule come down
in fairly gentle waves, lest it
and the astronaut be lost.,
The Thursday postponement
yesterday was announced at 1:18
a.m.,' when officials decided the
weather was just too risky.

Geary Succeeds Moch as IQC President
Robert Geary, '63E, is the new president of Inter-Quadrangle
Council.:" =.>::: :::> : : x ;. '
Hecarried with him into office a slate consisting of Robert Le- !" ;: .:::
vine, '63, as vice-president and Thomas Gregory, '63E, as secretary-
Another Slate
A secret ballot vote of 16-3-3 by house presidents elected this
group over another slate consisting of. Levine for president, Gregory
for vice-president and Robert Wallin, '64, for secretary-treasurer.'
Succeeding Thomas Moch, '62E, Geary considers the major prob-
lem facing IQC to be "improving communications." "I wonder how

. ready and waiting

Katanga 'Set
ToEnd Split
With Congo
Katanga Assembly decided yester-
day to end its secession from the
Congo-on several conditions.
Among other things, it demanded
that The Congo government take
a strong stand against Commun-
ism and "the.machinations of cer-
tain imperialist countries."
The assembly, which has been
debating the question off and on
since Jan. 4, took action at a
stormy four-hour session at which
President Moise Tshombe charged
the United States State Depart-
ment was "in the grip of voracious
The financiers, he said, want to
make Katanga their colony and
eliminate Katanga copper from
world markets.
The legislators were called into
session by Tshombe to consider
ratification of the Kitona Agree-
ment. This was the pact he made
with Congo Premier Cyrille Adoula
just before Christmas to end Ka-
tanga's 18-months of secession.

'many of the freshmen in the resi-
dence halls had even heard of IQC
before the women-in-the-quads
proposal came up," he said.
Council Program
Geary plans to attempt imple-
mentation of a council program
in which I.QC would meet every
other week, with a monthly meet-
ing in an off-week set up to dis-
cuss with staff and administrators
,topics of importance to quadrangle
He feels this would be an ef-
fective means of focusing atten-
tion towards re-evaluation of
IQC's relationships with the ad-
Other methods of improving
communications might be an IQC
newspaper, distribution of the
council's minutes to houses and
continued increasing working re-
lationships, with Assembly Asso-
Rate Increase
Another attempt at liberalizing
women's visiting hours, the possi-
bility of allowing residents to see
the comments on non-academic
evaluations filled out by staff men
and housemothers and a possible
increase in room and board rates
are issues Geary thinks the cow'-
cil will have to face.
He was previously vice-president
of IQC and South Quadrangle.'

Assistant Dean of Men John
Bingley reported yesterday that
the Phi Delta Theta case remains
under consideration and that no
decisions have been reached so far.'
Dean Bingley, Dean of Men
Walter B. Rea, and Assistant Dean'
of Men for Fraternities Lou Rice
met yesterday afternoon with Ver-
lin Jenkins, a representative, of
Phi Delta Theta national frater-
nity, who drove in from Akron.
"Our talk was merely of a pre-
liminary, fact finding nature,"
Dean Bingley said.
Jenkins is a volunteer worker
for the national and has no au-
thority to effect a solution for
Phi Delta Theta's current prob-
lems. A national officer for the
fraternity will be on campus next
Wednesday and will meet at that
time with chapter representatives
and Dean Rice.
Dean Bingley reiterated that he
wants to do nothing until he has
talked with national officials. "I do
not want the fraternity to be disci-
plined unduly by both the Univer-
sity and the national ati the same
time," he said.
He said further that the local
chapter had taken certain respon-
sible actions of its own with re-
spect to the five men involved in
the Zeta Psi raid at a chapter
meeting heldWednesday night.
He indicated that the actions
were substantial enough to have
some bearing on, any final decision.
Phi Delt President Bruce Board-
man, '62BAd, had no comment on
the chapter meeting.
Challenge Sets
Taylor Talkt
Harold Taylor, former president
of Sarah Lawrence College, will
give the Challenge keynote speech,
"Educational Philosophy for a De-
mocracy" at 8:00 p.m. today in the
Union Ballroom.

-Daily-Bruce Taylor
IQC OFFICERS - Robert Levine of East Quadrangle, Robert
Geary of South Quad and Thomas Gregory of West Quad were
elected Inter-Quadrangle vice-president, president and secretary-
treasurer, respectively, last night. Geary will succeed Thomas'
Moch as president and as an ex-officio on Student Government
TIN Unit Rebuffs Cuba
On U.S. Invasion Claim,
UNITED NATIONS W--The'United Nations main political com-
mittee sharply rebuffed Cuba yesterday on its charge that the United
States is planning an invasion aimed at overthrowing Prime Minister
Fidel Castro's government.
By an overwhelming vote the 104-nation committee rejected a
key provision in a Czechoslovak-Romanian resolution which would
have in effect upheld the Cuban charge in the face of repeated United
States denials.
The committee voted 50 against and only 11 in favor of the para-
graph which would have had the Assembly appeal to the United States'
to halt alleged interference in

To Receive Report
'From Study Group
Board Expected To Accept Stud
P resent Decision at March Meetit
The Regents are expected to name an executive V
president of the University today.
executive vice-president of the University.
An executive vice-president would be number two n
in the administration and a prime candidate to succ
University President Harlan Hatcher.
The Regents have been considering such an appointn
for some time and have consulted with the faculty.
Mandatory Retirement
President Hatcher, at 63, must retire in seven y
under the University's mandatoryretirement age of 7..
could retire earlier-at 65-
if he wishes, but only with
partial retirement benefits. A t r F r
12ti'a'~tba ''Alter Fors
At present, the University has
five vice-presidents-for academicFo
administration, business and fi- H ou1n
nance, student affairs, research
and Dearborn Center.
The Regents met behind closed By RONALD WILTON
doors last night with the Office of The Student Council of I
Student Affairs Study Committee, ern Michigan University at '
which has formulated plans for lanti turned down a motio
re-structuring University student approve a revised residence
affairs administration application form recently, bu1
Fruitful Meeting EMU administration decided
Prof. John Reed of the Law ahead and adopt it.
School, committee chairman, said The new application form, '
afterwards the meeting had been was defeated by a vote of 1
"fruitful." He declined comment differed from the old forn In
on the Regents' position on the questions asking the appo
report. race, religion and, national o
The Regents are expected to dis- were removed. Also a reques
cus the report at their meeting a photograph is absent.
today. Lew Williams, the editor ol
Prof. Reed said the study com- Eastern Echo, said that thesC
mittee will meet Sunday to polish cil rejected the new applic
the report and hopes to release "because they felt it would
it Monday. away the right of student
March Action choose who they want to
The Regents will act n the with.
report's recommendations at their Getting Letters
March meeting. "Campus opinion is pretty
Prior to their regular meeting on the new application alth
today, the Regents will also meet the majority of students see
with the Senate Committee on be for it. We are still getting
University Affairs. This is an an- ters to the editor from cons
nual meeting. tives on campus who are ag
They will also receive the an- it, but it will do them no g
nual report from the Board in Williams added.
Control of Intercollegiate Athletics. EMU President Eugene B
President Hatcher will commun- liott issued a statement saying
icate his recent discussion with "we will no longer request
legislators to the Regents. gious or racial informationof
Legislator Parleys dents on the housing applca
Since the .January ! Regents but we will ecntinue to respec
meeting, President Hatcher has rights and preferences of ind
met with House and Senate com- uals."
mittees under the chairmanship Advisory Group
of Rep. Charles E. Boyer (R-Mani- He referred to the St
stee) and Sen. Elmer R. Porter (R- Council as an "advisory gr
Blissfield). and commented that "we ha
Lansing sources have reported run the university."
that these meetings covered many The push for new appici
aspects of the University from the forms had its beginning last
operating budget to dormitory vember when members of the
policy. dent Action for Better Humar
The Regents are also expected lations Group presented a pet
to consider the actions taken to Elliott asking for a new for
earlier this week by the Michigan The petition had been sign
Co-ordinating Council for Higher 1,000 students out of a total er
Education, which included draw- ment of 5,000 and had faculty
ing up a proposed constitution. port.

Initiative and Referendum

The addition of 'initiative and
referendum to the Council Plan
made by Student Government
Council Wednesday night will al-
low legislation to be initiated by
the student body and to ,be re-
ferred directly to the student body
by the council.
The principle behind such an
amendment to the plan is to give
some of the responsibility of legis-
lation directly to the student body.
Initiative allows any student to
bring legislation before the Coun-
cil or before the entire student
body. If brought before the Coun-
cil, it may be passed by Council
itself or Council may refer it to
the student body.
Vote To Refer
Referendum is the procedure by
which Council itself may vote to
refer legislation to the vote of the
student body, as it will be doing on
the. National Student Association
issue in the March election.
By the same referral procedure,
a student may petition to have
legislation already passed by the
Council put before the student
body for a vote.
Adoption of legislation under'
both initiative and referendum is
by a majority of those voting on
the issue, not by a majority of
those voting in the entire election.
However, in cases of change in the
Council plan, a two-thirds vote of
those voting on the issue is re-

In either the case of a majority
vote or a two-thirds vote, there
must be 75 per cent of those
voting in the election or 3,000
people voting on the issue, which-
ever is greater, for it to be con-
In legislation passed both by
initiative and referendum, the
Council is bound to the legislation
until after the next regularly
scheduled election.
At Its Wednesday meeting, Coun-
cil passedntheamendment unani-
mously. However, amendment to
the Council Plan reqires the fur-
ther approval of the Regents,
which will probably be handled at
their March meeting.
Varying Concepts
Opinions on the worth and use-
fulness of the devices of initiative
and referendum vary, because of
varying conceptions among politi-
cal scientists on whether the voters
should have the responsibility to
legislate and whether the respon-
sibility given to the voters is wisely
used, Professor Daniel McHargue
of the political science department
The device of initiative can be
used by a dissatisfied public to
by-pass action taken by the legis-
lature, Prof. McHargue said.
Council, however, showed confi-
dence in the judgment and respon-
sibility of the student body. They
voted to delete a clause in the
section in the amendment on ref-
erendum which stated that legisla-
tion to be referred to the student

body must be previously acted on
by the Council.
Restricted Areas
However, Council has restricted
the areas which may be voted on
in an all-campus election to spe-
cific -provisions in the Council
These provisions include ap-
proval or disapproval and the
calendaring of student activities;
coordination of and delegation to
student activities; origination of
student projects; expression of
student opinion; and the making
of amendments.
Mott Cautions
Against Using,
WASHINGTON (41)-The Navy's
chief legal officer cautioned sen-
ators yesterday against using
"amateur anti-Communists" or
"professional 'witch-hunters" in
any efforts to alert Americans
against the menace and dangers
of Communism.
Rear Adm. William C. Mott,
Navy judge advocate general, said
"one bad experience" convinced
him that before he participated in
any public seminars on Commu-
nism, he must know who else was
speaking and who sponsored the
Local Issue
The "bad experience," he said,
arose when a local speaker at-
tempted to confuse talks by him-
self and others with a local issue.
"We don't have any need for
amateur anti-Communists," the
admiral said. "They are about as
useful as amateur brain surgeons.
"We don't have any need for
space-age witch hunters either."

Cuban internal affairs. There were
39 abstentions, mostly Asian-Afri-
can countries.
Not in Favor
The 11 yes votes were cast by
Cuba and the Communist bloc. Not
a single Latin American country
outside Cuba voted' in, favor of
that paragraph.
Another part calling for the
United States and Cuba to settle
their differences . by peaceful
means through negotiations lost
by a vote of 46 against, 39 in favor
and 15 abstentions.'
Since the two paragraphs were
the meat of the resolution no vote
on it as a whole was needed.
Cold War
United States Ambassador Fran-
cis T. P. Plimpton said it was a
"Communist-conceived cold war
The committee action will be
reported formally to the United
Nations General Assembly, but no
further developments are-expect-
ed there.
The outcome was a victory for
the United States, which had de-
scribed the 11-day debateas an
outburst of cold war violence in-
tended to counteract the action of
the Organization of American
States excluding Cuba from the
Inter-American system.
Most Latin American delegates
told the committee that Cuba iso-
lated herself from her sister re-
publics by adopting a Communist
system of government.
In a final speech yesterday Ma-
rio Garcia-Inchastegui, the Cu-
ban delegate, accused the United
States of trying to drag all of Lat-
in America into an act of military
aggression against his country.
In a bitter anti-United States
speech he charged President John
F. Kennedy with lying when he
told a news conference expulsion
of Cuba from the OAS reflected
unanimity of the Western Hemis-

Detail Plans
For Refunding
Nation alDebt
ury announced plans yesterday for
a $18.8 billion advance refunding
on the national debt. l
The department said that bond
holders will be given the oppor-
tunity to collect higher interest by
exchanging them for new bonds
to mature between 1971 and 1998.
Of the old bonds eligible for
the exchange, $8 billion were sold
during World War II. Although,
the average American normally
does not buy marketable Treasury
bonds, about 1.5 billion separate
bonds in this wartime category
were issued to thousands of small
savers who made their purchases
as a contribution to the war ef-

Goldwater Sees GOP Victory
DETROIT (P)-Sen. Barry Goldwater (R-Ariz) said last nzg
Republican party is a likely winner in Michigan next Novembe
i industrialist George Romney as candidate for governor.
In a GOP rally here, Goldwater described Romney as "a
>r1attractive candidate" and declared, "I am sure that he will wir
..:: . >::::<:- 'wages a campaign based on the great historic principles of t
publican party."
.. kGoldwater said the decision of Romney to resign as presid
American Motors Corporation and run for-governor was "very
::$: gening news."

Garvey Cites 'U' Responsibility to NSA

The University must not "ab-
dicate its responsibility to the Na-
tional Student Association," Ed-

the strongest schools in NSA, its
withdrawal would be a -serious
blow to the organization," he

ning to feel the necessity of be-
longing to a national organiza-
tion," he noted.
Garvey called charges that NSA

"I am glad Romney decided to Join the Republican par
maid. "I know you Republicans will welcome this here in Mich
we do- nationally."
Romney sent word from Lansing that he was unable to att
rally because he was not letting anything political interfere w
work as a delegate to the state convention which is drafting
constitution for Michigan.

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