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Seventy-One Years of Editorial Freedom


Partly cloudy, with late
afternoon and evening showers.

LXXII, No. 23




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Women's Dorms Hit by Raid

Peek Sees Narrow Line
Between Loyalty Criteria

Kennedy Says America
Fated for Life of Peril;

Approximately 200 men, "mainly
from East Quadrangle, ma rche
the circuit of women's residence
halls in a largely unsuccessful
search for panties last night.

The raid started between West
and South Quadrangles where ap-
proximately 50 men left an inter-
mittent shouting match between
the two quadrangles.

Aggression i n Viet "Namt
Fe redS'-,, 1b R1,
Fared byRuss-i West
By The Associated Press
Both East and West expressed fear yesterday of open conflict
occurring in southeast Asia.
Radio Moscow claimed .that the United States was planning to
send troops to South Viet Nam. The British Foreign Office endorsed
President John F. Kennedy's sending Gen. Maxwell D. Taylor to
South Viet Nam while Western sources in Geneva said that the
Communists were out to wreck the

Gratd Council
The Graduate Student Council
voted last night to establish a com-
mittee to investigate and submit
a letter complaining about the
curtailment of required graduate
language courses.
The committee, composed of
William Gregg, Robert Rosen,
Ronald.Savoy, and Jerome Schuur,
will investigate the various facets
of the language cutbacks and will
submit a draft letter at the next
meeting, Nov. 9.
The proposed letter will be sent
to Dean Ralph Sawyer of the
graduate school, Mrs. Leta J. Lew-
is, the graduate school's language,
examiner, Prof. James C. O'Neil,
chairman of the French depart-
ment and Prof. Clarence K. Pott,
chairman of the German depart-
"Over 200 students are not able
to take these courses and the sec-
tions are vastly overcrowded. The
council should call attention to
the University's lack of planning
and the loss of this instruction,"
Savoy said.
The GSC is also considering the
sending of notice for the various
department's bulletin boards list-
ing all the seminars and collo-
quiums offered each month.
Citing the need and value of
more interdepartmental commu-
nication, George Solish, GSC pres-
ident, noted, "The council is try-
ing to supplement and round out
the graduate student's experience
In the same area the council
discussed the possibility of spon-
soring a seminar on a topic of
general interest to graduate stu-
Jasper Reid, GSC treasurer, re-
ported. that the council wiped out
last spring's $15640 deficit by
raising $179.64 in mixers and oth-
er activities this summer. The
group now has a balance of $23.24.
Free Football
Player Lists

conference on Laos.
Moscow radio asserted that
Washington has "openly aggres-
sive" plans to send troops to South
Viet Nam-a step that "can seri-
ously complicate the situation in
that part of the world."
While making no threat to send
in Soviet troops, the broadcast de-
clared any such United States ac-
tion would "trample on the Gene-
va agreement about Indochina."
This prohibits sending foreign
troops to South Viet Nam..
The Soviet- Union and Britain
hold a special responsibility for
maintaining peace in the area,
having presided at the 1954 con-
ference in Geneva that produced
an armistice and laid down a de-
marcation line between South Viet
Nam and Communist North Viet
President Kennedy announced
Wednesday he is sending Gen.
Maxwell D. Taylor, a top military
adviser, to South Viet Nam to de-
termine what steps should be tak-
en to meet rising Communist at-
In London, the foreign office
endorsed Kennedy's decision to
send Taylor to South Viet Nam.
John Russell, chief foreign office
spokesman, said the Communist
threat to South Viet Nam is "a
serious situation which requires
close watching."
Official sources said, however,
the British government fears any
direct United States intervention
would bring Red Chinese troops
into the conflict, touching off a
Korea-type war. The British were
reported considering a diplomatic
approach to the Soviet Union in
an attempt to head off serious
trouble over South Viet Nam.,
SGC Petitions
Close Today
Today is the deadline for Stu-
dent Government Council petition-
All petitions must be submitted
to the Council administr cive sec-
retary by 5 p.m. Orientation ses-
sions for candidates-will be held
at 2 p.m. and at 4 p.m. Sunday
in Rm. 3532 of the Student Activi-
ties Bldg.
Those taking out petitions yes-
terday were Douglas Duhn, '62,
and John Spolyar, '63.

Few calls for a raid were heard
as most of the shouting urged the
football team to beat Michigan
State University on Saturday.
The remnants went to East
Quadrangle where they took up
the "To the Hill" chant.
Some 500 students responded to
the cry and milled about East
Quad. After shouting, about 200 of
them marched off in that direc-
Cold Reception
Although a few men climbed on
the window ledge, they got a cold
reception at Markley. The mob
'dispersed after a few minutes when
a University patrol car pulled up.
The men regrouped around
Alice Lloyd Hall where they again
received little encouragement from
the residents. A few men climbed
the terrace over' Lloyd's entrance
with some being apprehended by
dean John Bingley.
Prodded by staffmen from East
Quadrangle and the Dean of Men's
Office, the group dispersed passing
Mosher-Jordan Halls and regroup-
ing at Stockwell Hall.
Women Taunt
A group of women taunted and
encouraged the men, throwing
down a few panties, but the mob
dispersed quickly.
About 100 of the original dem-
onstrators marched across the
Diag to Barbour and Newberry
Halls where they shouted and re-
ceived a few pants.
The University Patrol and staff
of the Dean of Men's Office quickly
dispersed the raiders.
A number of ID cards were taken
by staffmen, Bingley noted. Bing-
ley himself took two from men who
had climbed the ledge at Lloyd.
A full accounting would be made
today, he added.
Split Brews
COLUMBUS (/)-An anti-Hoffa
revolt is brewing here within
Teamsters Union Local 413, which
represents some 4,600 persons' in
22 Ohio counties.
More than 20 past or present
members of the local met here
Thursday to form a new union.
The splinter group has applied
for a charter with the AFL-CIO.,
It is similar to the recent re-
volt by 4,000 teamsters in Cin-
cinnati, led by James Luken. Four
locals there voted to disaffiliate
with the Teamsters Union, head-
ed by James Hoffa, and join the
Paul L. Thompson, Columbus
attorney who is general counsel
for the newly formed Drivers and
Warehousemen's Union, said dis-
satisfaction with the Hoffa regime
led to the bolting here.
He said petitions are being dis-
tributed to several hundred mem-
bers of Local 413, asking for their
support of the new union.
By Monday, he said, enough pe-
tition signatures are expected to
file with the National Labor Re-
lations Board in Cincinnati a re-
quest to hold collective bargain-
ing elections among the firms in-

... draws line
Turn Down
United States was reported to
have turned down yesterday a So-
viet proposal that any temporary
United Nations secretary-general
should have six undersecretaries
for principal advisers.'
Diplomatic sources said it did
so with the argument that the six
would be too much like a doubling
of the troika, the three-man board
the Russians want to run the UN
Secretariat on a permanent basis.
The two big powers agreed in
direct talks Monday night, the
informants said, that the interim
successor to the late Dag Ham-
marskjold should choose five un-
dersecretaries to consult as to his
principal advisers.
They agreed that four of these
should be an American, a Rus-
sian, an African and a Latin
American-on the assumption that
the interim secretary-general him-
self would be an Asian. But they
disagreed on whether the fifth
adviser should be a Western Eu-
ropean or an Eastern European.
Wednesday, t h e diplomatic
sources said, Soviet Deputy For-
eigq Minister Valerian A. Zorin
sent a proposal to United States
Ambassador Adlai E. Stevenson
that there should be both an East-
ern European and a Western Eu-
Diplomatic sources reported U
Thant proposes to name five of
the 29 present UN undersecre-
taries to be among his principal
advisers. They said he was not
committed to having only five and
had left the final number to the
big powers.
Groups Set
The joint fall meeting of the
University Development Council
and the Alumni Association Ex-
ecutive Boards will be held here
today and tomorrow.
The Board meeting will convene
at 2 p.m. in the Regents Room of
the Administration Building. The
agenda will include reports on the
establishment of the Presidents
Club and the increasing returns
on the Alumni Fund.
Following the meeting, a recep-
tion will be held at the Washtenaw
Country Club and then the dinner
honoring President Harlan
Hatcher will be held in the Union.
The weekend will conclude with a
panel discussion on "Meeting the
Challenge" of the University at 9
a.m. tomorrow in the Union.

The difficulty in drawing the
line between "academic" and
"non-academic" evaluations of stu-
dents makes the issue of whether
or not to employ appraisals a
"very complete one;" Prof. George
A. Peek of the political science
department said yesterday.
Prof. Peek-chairman of the
University chapter of the Ameri-
can Association of University Pro-
fessors, a group particularly con-
cerned with academic freedom-
found himself in "general sym-
pathy" with an American Civil
Liberties Union statement point-
ing out the dangers of such evalu-
Faculty men who fill out ques-
tionnaires about a student's loy-
alty do not necessarily abridge
academic freedom or the teacher-
student relationship, he said.
Must Know Loyalty
While Prof. Peek believes that
government security agents and
employers "have no business" ask-
ing about a student's political or
social beliefs, he feels "sensitive"
government agencies must know
about the loyalty of job-seekers.
"Professors have a respbnsibility
as citizens to see that govern-
mental posts are manned by com-
petent personnel and, in sensitive
positions, loyalty is a necessary
ACLU's Academic Freedom
Committee warned that answer-
ing questions related to a stu-
dent's loyalty and patriotism, his
political, religious, moral and so-
cial beliefs or his general outlook
could destroy the relation between
a professor and his student.
Threaten Process
"If education requires uninhib-
ited expression and thinking out
loud, disclosure of expressed opin-
ion . . . can become a threat to
the educational process because
the student does not expect his
views to be reported outside the
classroom," the report, issued
Tuesday, stated.
"If he knew that anything he
said or wrote may be revealed in-
discriminately, the kind of rela-
tion in which he originally felt
free to make his pronouncements
wonld to all intents and purposes
cease to. exist."
Prof. Peek would like to see the
discontinuance of queries about
loyalty, but he doesn't think that
present "disclosures" would cause
a student to speak less freely.
Stock Question
The questions about loyalty-_
most usually asked by the Foreign
Service, armed forces and medi-
cal schools - are usually in the
form: "Have you any indication
that this student is not loyal to
the United States?"
The question is a tough one to
answer, if not an impossible one,
Prof. Peek said. "Just what are
indications of disloyalty is not
clear. Certainly, belief in the writ-
ings of Marx or Trotsky does not
in itself constitute disloyalty."
The chemistry department, fac-
ed with the same question on
countless recommendation forms,
answers by what amounts to be a
blanket "No." Department Chair-
man Prof. Leigh Anderson says
he does not know of any evalua-
tion which has carried a different
Continues Evaluations
The chemistry department this
fall continued its filing of non-
academic evaluation for all stu-
dents in the beginning general
courses despite protests by Stu-
dent Government Council. Prof.
Robert C. Parry-who heads this
section of the department-refers
to the evaluations as "private
professorial notes" on students.
"The notes are necessary be-
cause we have so many students
in our beginning courses that it
would be impossible to remember

See PEEK, Page 2I

-AP wirephoto
SHAKES HANDS--President John F. Kennedy visits Ft. Bragg
after speaking at the University of North Carolina yesterday. He.
shakes hands with the unit commander of the 101st Airborne Di-
vision, after witnessing a combat readiness demonstration.
SGC .Discussion Group.
Debates 'Myth of Marx
"The myth of Marx as the great social prophet" highlighted
the Student Government Council seminar last night-on Edmund
Wilson's "To the Finland Station."
Leading a discussion on the validity of Marxist theory were
Prof. Stephen Tonsor of the history department, Prof. Frank Grace
of the political science department and Prof. Arnold Kaufman of
.the philosophy department. Prof.
Tonsor maintains "Marx failed as w
a sociologist" because of his "fail-
ure to discern the implications of P n G
the signs of the times. Marx fore-
saw the withering away of the T_
state and the consequent freeing
of the individual from responsi- By The Associated Press




Toward Authoritarian
"However, the movement of the
century was not toward this liberty
but toward totalitarianism," he
Other political philosophers such
as Alexis de Toqueville understood
the times more fully. Marx's poli-
tics were "out of line with nine-
teenth century society." He be-
lieved in liberty, but in the nine-
teenth century "liberty would
have been a bad basis for free-
dom," Prof. Tonsor said.
Agree on Myth
Prof. Grace agrees with author
Wilson that "Marx's dialectic is
myth. Marx assumed a dialectic
process would deliver man from
his problems to a land of perfect
"If one dissects Socialistic
thought, absolutely none of it
holds water. He included the
economics, the withering away of
the state and the incorrect inter-
pretation of nineteenth century
events," Prof. Grace said.
fears and wants," he said.
Conceals Problems
Prof. Kaufman, disagreeing with
the two previous speakers, believes
Marx to be "one of the great so-
ciologists of the nineteenth cen-
Defending Marx, Prof. Kaufman
challenged Wilson's criticism of
Marx's theory of economic deter-
minism and of surplus labor. Wil-
son believes Marx never really re-
solves these problems but simply
conceals them in dialectic think-

The University's discontinuance
of issuing free programs at football
games was prompted by a survey
showing it to be the only major
school doing so, Athletic Director
H. 0. (Fritz) Crisler said yester-
The Board in Control of Inter-
collegiate Athletics annually re-,
views the expenditures involved in
such a service but last spring de-
cided to suspend the operation.,
This decision j was arrived at
after the board had surveyed all
other major national colleges and
found that none of them were dis-
tributing "gratis" the slips giving
the names and numbers of the
players to their students.
A second factor Crisler cited for
the decision to end the service was
"abuses" which had occurred.
"People were going through the
student portals and using up all
the pamph lets, or students would
grab a handful and give them to
non-students," he explained.
The program rosters were sup-
posed to be distributed on the basis
of one per student.
Athletics Publicity Director Les
Etter explained another reason for
discontinuance was the large num-
ber of programs that were never
ed. "There was not too great an

Challen ge Seminar Probes
Democratic F orei gn Policy
"There has had to be a change in the nature of diplomacy in
the 20th Century which makes a truly democratic foreign policy
difficult to maintain," Ronald Huxley of the political science de-
partment said last night at a Challenge seminar.
The seminar was concerned primarily with the question of
whether United States foreign policy- could be democratic or whether
it has to be directed and carriedf

Constitutional Convention dele-
gates received 12 more proposals
for constitutional changes Thurs-
day, including control by the Legis-
lature of state civil service pay
The action came in a brief ses-
sion after which delegates ad-
journed until Monday night.
D. Hale Brake (R-Stanton), for-
mer state senator and state treas-
urer, proposed the civil service
Fix Rates
The Civil Service Commission
now has sole power to fix pay rates
for State employees under the
merit system.
Brake's proposal would require
that any pay raises must be ap-
proved by both houses of the
He also proposed that the four-
member commission be composed
of two members from each major
party. The bipartisan requirement
at present is that not more than
two may be from one party.
Republicans have complained
that former Gov. G. Mennen Wil-
liams followed a policy of appoint-
ing independents and Democrats,
or subservient' Republicans who
are really Democrats in disguise.
Home Rule
Brake also offered a proposal to
grant home rule charters to town-
ships when the people vote for
The convention also received a
suggestion that it wind up its busi-
ness by Dec. 31 so the proposed
new constitution can be put before
the voters next April.
Henry Woolfenden (R-Bloom-
field Hills) proposed the timetable
which drew a two-sentence fire
from Melvin Nord (D-Detroit).
Other Proposals
Other proposals received Thurs-
day included:
Two suggestions for a civil rights
section in the constitution's dec-
laration of rights to prohibit any
discrimination because of race,
color, creed or religion.
Changing the April elections for
state officials to an "off-year bi-
ennial election" to be' held the
Tuesday after the first Monday of
November in odd-numbered years.
This would give Michigan a state-
wide election every November.

Cites ]Duties
Of Scholars
To Country
Addresses Student
Group in Chapel Hill
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. ()-Presi-
dent John F. Kennedy said yes-
terday that present-day Ameri-
cans are destined to live most of
their lives in peril.
He said scholars have a special
obligation to their country,
He told a throng of thousands
at the University of North Caro-
lina that the nation must be pur-
poseful, willing to face risks, de-
termined to live up to its words
and ready to do its duty "unde-
terred by fanatics of frenzy at
home or abroad."
Give Service
"I ask you to give to the service
of our country the critical facul-
ties which society has helped to
develop in you here . . . We are
destined, all of us here today, to
live most, if not all, of our lives
in uncertainty, challenge and per-
He promised in these days of
"cold peace"to make every effort
to prevent the world from being
destroyed in a nuclear holocaust.
At the same time, Kennedy cau-
tioned Americans against expect-
ing that the free world "shall
soon meet total victory or total
The chief executive declared
that for the first time in history
twq opposing powers confront each
other with the capacity to destroy
each other.
"W/hile we do no hitend to see
the free world give up, we shall
make every, effort to prevent the
world from being blown up," he
Views Military
Minutes' after receiving his 21st
honorary degree, the President was
whisked to nearby Raleigh-Dur-
ham airport for the short hop to
Ft. Bragg,' N.C., and a look at
some of the nation's military
Kennedy inspected this crack
division-which is trained, to move
overseas almost instantly-and to
witness demonstration' of fire-
He saw prime examples of the
kind of conventional military
strength he is seeking to build
against a background of crises in
Berlin and Southeast Asia.
In a brief talk, the President
paid tribute to the all-volunteer
outfit as men who did in peace-
time what others do in war-"live
hazardously in defense of their
Pi Kappa Phi,
Alumni Feud;
In Bias Case
LOUISVILLE (A) - Members of
the Pi Kappa Phi social fraternity.
at the University of Louisville
called police yesterday to remove
from their chapter house a na-
tional representative of the fra-
Harry Porter, president of. the
chapter, said the representative,
Ted Scharfenstein, had locked
members out of the house and de-
activated the chapter in what
Porter called an action initiated
by Louisville alumni "who want us
to discriminate."
Alumni Preadiced
Porter said "several alumni are
very prejudiced" and object to the

chapter -accepting Jewish mem-
bers. He said the chapter has two
Jewish pledges apd that other
Jewish persons have belonged in
the past.
James Webb, an alumnus of the
fraternity and a former chapter
adviser, denied the accusation. He
said, "I hate to see us ruined on
this racial discrimination kick be-
cause that is not the heart of the
matter at all. I would have no

out *by a small group of govern-
ment workers.
Huxley cited an uninformed and
disinterested public and the nature
of ,totalitarian propaganda and
diplomacy as two factors which
prevent foreign policy from being'
controlled by the people.
"We must realize that authori-
tarian personalities may control
great power and endanger the
whole of any democratic society
when the foreign policy is wholly
removed from the hands of the
people," he continued, citing
Roosevelt as a case in point.
He also mentioned the problem
of a society such as the United

Buckley Raps Academic Freedom

Lashing out against "the mys-
tique of academic freedom as all
promises and no deliveries," Amer-
ica's most pungent conservative,
William F. Buckley, yesterday
called for "indoctrination" of stu-
dents by their professors.
"We are told that the modern
university is supposed to be neu-
tral on all the issues discussed in
its halls," the founder and edi-

verifiable truths, "They are claim-
ing they will never know what
right conduct is."
Buckley, a 10 year alumnus of
Yale University, claimed that cer-.
tain truths had been discovered
and accepted by the major phil-
osophers of the past. "It is the
duty of the university to pass on
the intellectual and moral patri-
monv f eat zeerato ,,.

first battle went to the classical
educators who succeeded in get-
ting criticism of the "cheerful,
mindless adjustment" of progres-
sive education accepted by "think-
ing people."
"Thepfight remaining consists
of actually taking power. It is one
thing to make criticisms and an-
other to step in and dispossess
the zealous administrators of non-

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