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ing Servicedt
In the literary college, however, the student is- bound only by a set
of distribution requirements which channels, but does not specify. A
student may take virtually anything he wishes. The counselor must
deal with the student on a one-to-one basis, using his persuasion and
advice to recommend and approve electives.
The academic counselor has no binding authority on the student.
His only real power is to recommend courses or curricula on the basis
of information he has available on the student.
The Bureau of Psychological Services, consisting of four divisions,
offers a great variety of counseling services to students.
The first of these is the reading improvement service, a division
which has much more scope than its name implies. Students may
develop reading speed and comprehension, improve their ability to
write exams and take notes, increase their vocabularies, improve
spelling and theme writing and learn new methods for studying langu-
ages.
Special Classes
The usual procedure here is to assign a student to special classes
designed for his particular purpose.
With the increasing ability of contemporary society to digest
sample space surveys, statistical research into methodology, and psy-
chological approaches to problem solving, counseling, including that
at the University, has ostensibly taken a new approach.

Offer

Individual

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The evaluation and examination division best illustrates this. By
providing test data, providing procedures for classifying and placing
students, conducting research on aptitude testing and seeking improve-
ment of present counseling methods, the division keeps other coun-
seling groups informed.
The student counseling division utilizes trained psychologists to
assist students in nearly any problem they might face. The procedure
here is usually a series of interviews designed to give a student a
broader outlook at his particular problem.
Non-Student Aid
The psychological clinic, also a part of the Bureau of Psychological
Services, provides service for people, usually in the local area, who are
not students.
For problems directly related to University conduct, such as
scholarships, loans, discipline, autos, and housing, both the offices of
the deans of men and women can be consulted. The two offices also
refer students to other counseling services,
Both the men's and, women's residence halls have potential
counselors in the resident advisers, assistant resident advisers, and
housemothers.
Students with mental, emotional and personality problems,
especially those resulting from physical disorders, may find help in
the mental hygiene unit of the Health Service.

The unit accommodates all requests as soon as possible. Since
about one-third of the students seeking help at the student counseling
division of the Bureau of Psychological Services cannot be accommo-
dated because of lack of time, many students go here for help.
Two University divisions which employ counseling as a subsidiary
service are the admissions office and the registration and records
office. The admissions office gives counseling on request to high school
students who are considering coming to the University. The registra-
tion and records office gives supplementary academic counseling, advice
concerning the selective service system and provides various counseling
services during orientation.
For students with certain special needs, there are several topical
counseling services available.
Veterans Affairs
The veterans affairs office acts as a liaison between the University
and the Veterans Administration.
The speech clinic tests each student upon entrance for possible
speech defects and provides special training for those who need it.
The appointments bureau handles student problems for both short
and long-range employment while out of, school. The summer place-
ment division helps to find jobs for students during summer, both in
and out of Ann Arbor.

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FAIR, COLD
High--10
Low- (-) 5
Cloudy with
snow tomorrow

Seventy-One Years of Editorial Freedom
XXII, No. 86 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, THURSDAY, JANUARY 18, 1962 SEVEN CENTS

EIGHT PAGES

Bloc Split
In Senate
Over Tax
By MICHAEL HARRAH
Special To The Daily
LANSING - The matter of a
state income tax appears to have
split the so-called moderate bloc
in Michigan's state senate.
Four members of the informal
coalition have admitted that they
would not be adverse to consider-
ing such a tax. Sen. Stanley G.
Thayer (R-Ann Arbor) reiterated
that "we will have to accept the
basic principle of an income tax"
if the state is to do anything about
its fiscal problems. Senators Wil-
liam E. Milliken (R-Traverse City),
Farrell E. Roberts (R-Pontiac)
and John W. Fitzgerald (R-Grand
Ledge) concurred.
But another moderate, Sen.
Harry Litowich (R-Benton Har-
bor), was emphatic in his opposi-
tion to an income tax. "If we pass
such a tax, it might start out with
exemptions of $5,000 and a two per
cent rate, but it would soon de-
generate into a $500 exemption
and a five per cent rate.
'Not Temporary'
"And there's no reason to believe,
it would be temporary: no tax is
very temporary. If the working
men think this is a good thing, it
wouldn't be good for very long."
Litowich pointed out that the
cost of instituting and keeping up
the machinery and personnel for
an income tax would be "enor-
mous," and not worth the expense.
Rep. Gail R. Handy (R-Eau
Claire) emphasized "this tax would
be murder and most Republicans
will fight it. We've got a duty to
every "little guy" in Michigan to
protect his income."
Handy looked upon the idea as
an attempt by lobbyists to shift
the tax burden to "the common
fellow who has no lobby."
Tax 'Dead'
Speaker of the House Don R.
Pears (R - Buchanan) said "it's
dead, as far as I'm concerned.
Some Republicans may support it,
but it won't' get anywhere."
Meanwhile, Sen. Frank D. Beadle
(R-St. Clair) summoned a GOP
caucus at which he told the sena-
tors that he did not "think we
should close the door on a broad
base income tax and corporation
tax" with certain adjustments.

Council

Delays

Decision

On

Statement Adequacy

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'U' PLAN:
Swainson
Considers
Mars Trip
LANSING () - Gov. John B.
Swainson sat down yesterday with
two University professors to dis-
cuss a manned trip to Mars.
Looking far into the future, the,
governor discussed the flight with
Vice-President in Charge of Re-
search Ralph Sawyer and Prof.
Richard Morrison, engineering re-
search department.
The Space Science Committee
of the Institute of Science and
Technology will study the possi-
blity of centering research for the
future flight in Michigan-through
the University and the Institute.
Prof. Morrison said he will con-
sult with the National Aeronautics
and Space Administration after an
initial study is made.
Feasibility Study
An evaluation and feasibility
study' would be 'first on the list
when and if NASA agrees to sup-
port research.
"We're not talking about to-
morrow or the next day," Prof.
Morrison said, "it would take at
least 10 years to develop a life-
support system for a round trip to
Mars."
But, Sawyer said, "it's not too
early to start thinking about the
University's part in the project.".
It is capable, he added, of assem-
bling the group of scientists neces-
sary to do the job.
Increased Research
Increased research activity
would stimulate Michigan indus-
try, Swainson said. "I'm encour-
aging this idea, but I'm awaiting
the study results," he said.
The Great Lakes system would
be ideal for the transportation of
big boosters and rocket parts, Prof.
Morrison said.

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-Daily-Peter Gottschalk
FAREWELL BANQUET-R. Sargent Shriver, Peace Corps director,
attended the "U" Corps-Thailand final dinner, and addressed the
group.

PeaceCorpsmen Embark
By BARBARA PASH
Forty-five Peace Corps volunteers left Ann Arbor at 8:15 a.m.
today to begin their two-year service in Thailand.
The Corpsmen's main objective will be to work in cooperation
with the Thai government to lower incidence of malaria, improve
general health, teach English as a foreign language and better in-
structional methods in higher education.
After 13 weeks of training at the University, the group ended its
stay with a banquet attended by guests R. Sargent Shriver, Peace
-Corps director, His Excellency
Visutr Arthayukti, the Thai am-
Comm ittee Plans bassador to the United States, and
Vichien Jatsuwan, the third secre-
Closed Inquiry tary of the Thai Embassy.r
"The University has had a long
WASHINGTON (M)-The Senate history of cultural ties with Thai-
African Affairs Subcommittee land. We hope that when this
voted unanimously yesterday to group gets there, that government
begin its inquiry into United States will ask for more volunteers and
policy in the Congo behind closed that the University may train
doors in view of delicate negotia- more Peace Corpsmen for Thai-
tions now underway in the area. land," Shriver said.
Explains Object
Shriver explained that the ob-
ject of the Corps is to function in
an effective, necessary way for
the future of the foreign country
'., re a , e to whichthe volunteers are sent.
"e have no idea of superiority.
You will achieve Thai solutions to
Thai problems," he noted.
The campus area merchants, When Corpsmen are sent over-
while having much less fear of seas they do not have the special
the centers due to the students' privileges enjoyed by most Ameri-
inability to get to the large shop- can diplomats. They will receive
t te lno post exchange services, no dip-
ping areas, expect price increases lomatic immunity, no passenger
of approximately the same amount vehicles and no "fancy" houses,
with probable sales increases. Shriver commented. "Eventually,
however, we want the Peace Corps
But none of the concerns ex- to have foreign service reserve of-
pect to go out of business: ficers status," he said.
"We just have to have more Faces Problems
parking near the downtown area," The Corps has not been entire-
another declares, 'because that's ly free of difficulties. Fifteen per
the main thing that lures people cent of its members have failed
to shopping centers. It would also the training program. But the in-
help if we lengthen the time on cidents of disease contracted
some of the meters." (That park- abroad have been much less than
ing in the city is comoletely in- ,.--+ c A verv n nn fth

Would Set
SixtyDays,
As Deadline
Council President
To Decide Question
Of Completeness
By CYNTHIA NEU
Student Government Council
last night postponed further de-
bate of a motion establishing a
procedure for determining the
adequacy of fraternity and sorority
membership statements and set-
ting a deadline for the submission
of adequate- statements until its
Feb. 14 meeting.
In its present form the motion
would mandate the president of
SGC to inspect the statements
filed in order to give notice to any
group which has not met the re-
quirements of the University Reg-
ulation of Dec. 13, 1960 requiring
groups to submit a list of mem-
bership provisions and an inter-
pretation.
Fraternities and sororities whose
statements in his opinion do not
include the information and in-
terpretations would be notified of
the deficiency by the president be-
fore 'Feb. 23.
Resubmit Statements
Corrected statements would have
to be resubmitted to the Office of
the Vice-President for Student Af-
fairs within 60 days from the date
of notification by SGC.
Under the provisions of the mo-
tion, "If the president of SGC
finds that a group has not sub-
mitted an adequate statement in
terms of the University Regula-
tion of Dec. 13, 1960, within the
prescribed time, he shall report
this to SGC and with, the consent
of, the Committee on Membership
in Student Organizations shall
provide all relevant documents and
correspondence."
Groups which did not submit the
required additional material would
be subject to disciplinary action
by the Council. Any such proceed-
ing would be conducted in execu-
tive session, with the stipulation
that a summary be reported pub-
licly by the chairman.
All Submitted
All social fraternities and soror-
ities have submitted statements,
although nine professional groups
had not submitted the material by
the deadline yesterday.
The Executive Committee of the
Council will act as a fact finding
board to investigate the problems
of these groups in submitting
statements and recommend a
course of action to SGC.
House Rejects
T -1 " U 1 1

City Businessmen Favor Fund

By KATHRYN VOGT
and JOHN McREYNOLDS
Ann Arbor businessmen heavily
favor an increase in the state
appropriations to the University
in the future.
Many believe that business with-
in Ann Arbor will face a setback
from competition with the newly-
constructed shopping centers at
the outskirts of the city.
These are two of the results of
a recent survey by The Daily of
49 city merchants in the campus
and Main Street shopping areas.
Even though some complained
that "the University leaches off

is too high, while the rest had
no definite opinions on the sub-
ject. As would be expected, the
campus area businessmen were
slightly more favorable to a pro-
posed increase. Many expressed
the idea that tuition should also
be raised, since wages and salaries
are rising.
Only half of the campus area
merchants expected that a signi-
ficant increase in appropriations
would have any effect on their
business (unanimous reason: in-
creased enrollment), and a third
stated that the size of the Uni-
versity funds would have no effect
whatsoever on trade. On Main
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