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LXXII, No. 92




Swainson, Labor Dump Collins

Special To The Daily
GRAND RAPIDS - Fierce Fri-
day night campaigning, the sup-
port of Michigan labor unions,
and former Gov. John B. Swain-
son's dramatic convention speech
helped Zolton Ferency to unseat
Democratic State Central Com-
mittee Chairman John J. Collins
here Saturday.
Regents Eugene B. Power of Ann
Arbor and Donald M. D. Thurber
of Detroit and other educational
boards incumbents met no oppo-
sition for nomination for April 1
Swainson appeared early Sat-

urday afternoon in Grand Rapids
to urge support for Ferency, whom

he had endorsed two
fore the convention.
No Draft
There had been a
Wayne County's 17th
nominate Swainson for

weeks be-
move by
district to
state cen-

tral committee chairman but the
ex-governor told the assembled
delegates he would not accept
such a draft.
"You know who I'm for,"
Swainson said in reference to Fer-
ency. Shortly after Swainson's
statement, Ferency supporters on
the floor of the convention start-
ed a cry of "we want Ferency."

Democrats Ask Rej ection
Of New State Constitution
Special To The Daily
GRAND RAPIDS - A resolution urging voters to reject the
proposed state Constitution was adopted by a voice vote here at the
state Democratic convention Saturday.
The resolution discussed at length major areas of the proposed
Constitution such as tax provisions, reapportionment, educational
and civil service provisions, and changes in the executive and judi-
cial branches of state government,
and advocated a "no" vote in the
spring election on the basis that
these provisions were "backward
steps" rather than changes bene-
x: ficial to all Michigan citizens.
Prof. Gerhard Weinberg of the
history department and Ann Ar-
bor city Democratic chairman
pointed out that the adopted reso-
lution was the last of three draft-
ed by the rules and resolutions
committee at the convention.
Careful Examination

Urges War
Behid Line
WASHINGTON ()-The army
chief of staff said yesterday it
would probably be a good idea if
South Viet Nam's forces opened
a behind-the-lines guerrilla-type
offensive in Communist North
Viet Nam.
Gen. Earle G. Wheeler, who has
just returned from a two-week in-
spection in Viet Nam,- told the
news conference it is always
"helpful to hit the enemy a little
bit," with some of his own medi-
However, he indicated the like-
lihood of any such, counter of-
fensive soon is slight because, he
said, the South Vietnamese have
had their hands full "hanging on
to" what they already have in
South Viet Nam.

"It took a more reasonable
stand than the first two resolu-
tions on the new Constitution and'
examined very carefully the, pro-
visions of the proposed Constitu-
tion and went into detail about
why we opposed it," Prof. Wein-
berg said.
He asserted that the resolution
was very similar in tone to the-
one adopted by Washtenaw coun-
ty Democrats at their convention
held last Wednesday.
M i c h i g a n Democrats must
pledge themselves to work for re-
vision of the proposed Constitu-
tion through the courts and the
amending processes and if it is
rejected, we must keep our prom-
ise to seek another constitution
with provisions fair to all of Mich-
igan's citizens, he added.
Better Position
In answer to some Democrats
who didn't want the party to take
any stand on the proposed Con-
stitution, Prof. Weinberg said "It
will be better to be in a position,
if the new Constitution is passed,
to be able to say 'we urged youto
vote no. Now let's get the bad
things out'.".
Prof.Weinberg, urging a log-
ical Democratic approach to the
proposed Constitution, said one of
the party's main jobs is to "create
a new media of communication--
person to person on a massive
scale to educate the people to the
flaws in the document. The news
media do not particularly want to
take on the dissemination of
Democratic news as part of their
Prof. Weinberg noted that some
of the ideas the Democratic party
has long been working for were
being presented by Republicans as
their ideas.
"We welcome these because
they are good ideas, and with this
welcome we must bid them adieu
as we go forward to new issues, as
the Republicans are getting ready
to deal with the problems of the
1940's and 50's."

Ferency had extensive backing
from organized labor in Michigan.
State AFL-CIO President August
Scholle spent the early part of
Saturday afternoon visiting im-
portant district caucuses for Fer-
Rep. Neil Staebler (D-Mich.),
the most vehement Collins back-
er, stood by clearly disappointed
when Collins withdrew from the
chairmanship race. Staebler had
assumed effective control of the
Democratic party in Michigan ever
since his election last fall.
Deputy chairman of the party
William N. Hettiger quit his post
after Collins failed to win re-
election, but Ferency managed to
persuade him to stay on the job
through the spring campaign.
Ferency suggested yesterday
that Collins be given a central
committee seat as a representative
of, the new congressman-at-large
However, the Democrat's spring
campaign manager Raymond F.
Clevenger quit his job in disgust
yesterday at the removal of Col-
lins as head of the central com-
Clevenger, the state Corpora-
tion and Securities Commissioner,
said that he had quit the post to
devote full time to the election of
Paul L. Adams, nominee for the
state Supreme Court.
May Accept
Special To The Daily
LANSING-The Joint Commit-
tee on Capital Outlay will prob-
ably go along with Gov. George
Romney's proposed program for
capital construction, according to
Rep. Arnell E. Engstrom (R-
Traverse City, chairman of the
House Committee on Ways and
The joint committee met last
night with Romney's representa-
tives, State Controller Glenn S.
Allen and August Languis, chair-
an of the governor's Budget
Committee on Construction.
Explaining--. Romney's capital
outlay requests, Engstrom com-
mented that most of the $29 mil-
lion total proposal would be spent
to complete buildings now in pro-
gress. About $20 million would
be spent during 1963-64 and $9
million in 1964-65.
Of the $20 million, $2 million
would bespent on remodeling pro-
jects and $6 million on new build-
ing projects recommended by the
governor. Romney's new building
program would commit the state
to a $22 million expenditure over
a three year period, Engstrom ex-
Romney has also asked that $1
million be appropriated this year
for preliminary research on future
building plans. The governor will
submit a list of about 28 projects
now under consideration that may
be undertaken during the next
five years.
The governor has recommended
$4.8 million in capital outlay funds
for the University in the coming
years, including $750,000 for mod-
ernization of the heating plant
and $500,000 for construction in
the Medical Center.
"It looks like the present capital
outlay requests will commit the
state to spend $30-50 million in
the five years following 1964,"
Engstrom indicated.

House Gets
Bdill To Bar
Special To The Daily
LANSING-Charging Michigan's
universities with "veiled defiance"
of the state Legislature, Rep.
Richard A.H.J. Guzowski (D-De-
troit) has proposed an amend-
ment to the state constitution to
prohibit public education institu-
tions from opening their facilities
to speakers "advocating, teaching
or urging subversion."
The controversial speaker poli-
cies recently approved by the
Michigan Co-ordinating Council
for Public Higher Education "is
supposed to keep the Communists
off the campuses. But it's not
working," Guzowski charged yes-
To remedy this, he has intro-
duced a Joint Resolution B, now
lodged in the House Committee en
Rules and Resolutions. If adopted,
it could be placed on the next up-
coming ballot. Guzowski predict-
ed "unanimous passage." Several
other legislators however have
hinted opposition.
"The universities never really
intended to go along with the Leg-
islature's policy" made last spring
when it opposed "open door"
treatment for speakers, he said.
Guzowski listed two points of
1) "According to the speaker
policy, speakers are to be identi-
fied if Communist, but they have-
n't been so indicated;"
2) Application forms filled out
by controversial speakers have
contained falsities.
He cited the appearance of
Frank Wilkinson at the Univer-
sity last May. Wilkinson answered
"no" to the question of whether he
was or ever had been a Commun-
ist. Guzowski pointed to state-
ments made by witnesses before
Congressional committees that
Wilkinson was a Communist: "I
have no doubt he's a member of
the party."
He explained that his propsal
atempts to thwart Communists in
their world-wide drive "to become
But he said he-wouldn't object
if a Communist lectured on a
strictly academic subject, and said
the University's appropriations
would not be affected one way
or the other by his resolution.
'U', Audit Unit
Reach Accord
On Definitions
Special To The Daily
LANSING-The three-man staff
for the Legislative Audit Commis-
sion reported to the commission
last night that it had reached an
accord with the University on the
definition of an out-of-state stu-
The legislative unit took no im-
mediate action on this report, how-
ever, deciding to elicit definitions
on the same subject from Ferris
Institute and Central, Eastern and
Western Michigan Universities.
Content of these reports will
not be made public until after
the commission is through consid-
ering them. Speaker of the House
Allison Green (R - Kingston),
chairman of the group, predicted
this would take another three or
four weeks.
The proceedings so far have not
considered related problems such
as the proper percentage or rela-
tive importance of non-residents.

City Council


..{ti""":{X"":i" S e e k s D e a n f o r L S A

The literary college is with-
out a permanent dean.
And it will remain that way
until the deanship committee,
headed by Prof. David M. Den-
nison, chairman of the physics
department, finishes scouring
the academic scene andsrecom-
mends a list of candidates to.
the administration.
The committee has been at
work since last March when it
was formed to seek qualified
candidates to fill the vacancy
created bythe promotion of
Roger Heyns to head the new
Office of Academic Affairs. At
present, Burton D. Thuma is
serving as acting dean of the
literary college.
Seek Nominees
"Our aim" has been to iden-
tify potential nominees and we
have given first consideration
to such attributes as scholarly
attainments and stature, edu-
cational leadership and vision,
together with warmth of per-
sonality and understanding of
human problems," Prof. Den-
nison says.
The committee has been
meeting at least once a week
for a two hour session. At this
point, the committee has de-
liberated for about the same
length of time as it took to
select Heyns to head the liter-
ary college in 1958-9.
On the other hand, Heyns'

committee. Considerations such
as these have been deemed of
minor importance by the com-
mittee," Prof. Dennison says.
The committee's delibera-
tions are secret and the results
will not be announced until the
administration has considered
the group's recommendations.
The responsibility for nego-
tiations with individual candi-
dates lies with the administra-
tion. The committee only in-
vestigates the individual's aca-
demic background, meets with
him and asks whether the per-
son would mind having his
name submitted in the commit-'
tee's final report.
Noting that dean of the lit-
erary college is a "position of
great responsibiilty and influ-
ence," Prof. Dennison says that
"We have deemed it our re-
sponsibility to make as com-
plete a survey as possible in-
cluding the whole range of
potential candidates through-
out the country as well as
within the University.
The committee members'were
chosen from a list of 12 nom-
inees submitted by the literary
college faculty to University
President Harlan H. Hatcher.
JNo administrators are com-
mittee members nor have ad-
ministrators played a part in
the committee's deliberations,
Prof. Dennison says.

... leads committee


predecessor, Charles E. Ode-
gaard now president of the
University of Washington, was
recommended only after a com-
mittee had deliberated for al-
most two years. Prof. Dennison
served on both the committees
that selected Odegaard and
When the present committee
was formed, "No conditions re-
garding preference as to insid-
ers or outsiders, disciplines or
age range were given to the

Schicw Vows Independence

Of Ordinance onii Housrn~

MANAGUA () - Nicaraguan
President-elect Rene Schick Gut-
ierrez pledged yesterday to steer
a course independent of the pow-
erful Somoza family he has serv-
ed most of his career.
Schick, answering opposition
charges that he was a hand-picked
puppet, told a post-election news
"I will never be a puppet presi-
dent, but a man who knows how
to perform his duty at the cost of
any sacrifice."
Retiring President Luis Somoza
said Sunday's election, interrupt-
ed by a three-hour clash between
anti-Somoza demonstrators and
police, was "fair, clean and hon-
est.", Two persons were killed and
eight injured in the clash.
Opposition leader Fernando


Openis Way
To Prepare,
Approves Constitution
Proposed for State;
Defeats Amendment
The Ann Arbor City Council
last night asked the Human Rela-
tions Commission to prepare a
fair housing ordinance and also
gave its approval to the proposed
new state Constitution.
The Council unanimously ac-
cepted the report of the Housing
Legislation Committee which set
into motion the machinery for
preparing an anti-discrimination
law on housing.
The report asked the commis-
sion to prepare a draft of an ordi-
nance "based on past and recent
considerations and deliberations"
and submit this draft to the Coun-
cil by Feb. 21.
In its opening statement the
committee stated its belief that
"housing discrimination is moral-
ly unjust, economically unsound,
and a direct disregard for the
constitutional rights of American
Study Order
The report asked City Attorney
Jacob Fahrner to study Presi-
dent John F. Kennedy's order re-
gardingshousing discrimination
and consider the possibility of
local legislation patterned after
the order.
Moreover, it asked Fahrner to
consider not only housing inv -
ing public funds, but discrimia-
tion in private housing as well.
Clarify Order
In addition,athe committee rec-
ommended that the Council comin
municate with local representa-
tives both in Lansing and Wash-
ington in order to clarify the type
of action that is anticipated in
the wake of Kennedy's fair hous-
ing order.
Finally, the report suggested
that the Council sound out ov.
George S. Romney on his plans
regarding legislation on housing
In other action Council voted
to approve the proposed new stat
Constitution. Democratic Council-
woman Eunice Burns' amendment,
which would have approved only
parts of the document pertaining
to local government, went down to
Inadequaje Study
Mrs. Burns felt that the Coun-
cil had not studied all of the
facets of the document and was
basing its ;udgment on the local
government provision alone.
In her view, the Council should
have encouraged the citizens to
inform themselves on the proposed
new Constitution instead of using
the Council's decision as a criter-
ion for judgment
OTTAWA (IP)-Qualified ob-
servers last night said that the
opposition to Prime Minister
John Diefenbaker's conserva-
tive party would very likely
unite under a Social Credit
Party motion that might topple
the government.
Earlier the opposition par-
ties, including the Liberal, New
Democrat, and Social Demo-
crats, had not been expected
to Join together in opposition
to Diefenbaker's nuclea poli-
Social Credit Party Leader
Robert Thompson had pre-
viously supported Diefenbaker,

Aguero, who had been charged
with inciting the demonstrators,
was released from house arrest.
Critics contended Schick's four-
year term only would extend the
31-year rule by the Somozas. Maj.
Gen. Anastasio Somoza Jr., broth-
er of the retiring president, is ex-
pected to seek the presidency in
Calling the regime of Cuban
Prime Minister Fidel Castro the
greatest danger facing the Ameri-
can continent, Schick said he
would stand ready to join other
American nations to overthrow
Domestically, he campaigned
among the Central American na-
tion's peasants with the promise:
"There will be no men without
land and no land without men."

Turning Tide


Wheeler gave a cautiously op-
timistic report, saying:
"Politically, economically and
militarily, the tide is beginning to
turn in our favor."
He said he would not disagree
with the flat prediction of Admiral
Harry D. Felt last week that vic-
tory over the Communists will
come in three years.
No Limit
But Wheeler said he prefers not
to place a "time limit in days,
months and years in a difficult
war such as this."
Wheeler said the United States
is trying to train Vietnamese tech-
nicians and develop first class
leadership so "we can reduce our
own commitment" there.
However, he made plain that the
hope does not involve any reduc-
tion in the 11,000 U. S. advisers
and specialists in Viet Nam in the
near future.
Wheeler's visit is one in a series
of high-level miiltary inspections
in the wake of faltering United
States policy in Viet Nam.
The United States has been
leading an anti-guerilla crusade
against the Viet Cong N rebels
which several weeks ago hit a
major setback as the Red guerillas
ambushed a Vietnamese battalion'
with American helicopter support
and decisively whipped it.
The increasing effectiveness of
Viet Cong groundf ire against the
helicopters has caused serious

Bill on Second County Judge
To Receive House Hearing
Edmond F. Devine of the Washtenaw County Bar Association
goes before the House Judiciary Committee today to testify in favor
of the appointment of a second Circuit Court judge for Washtenaw

. His only announced commitment
to the Somozas was retention of
Anastasio Somoza as commander
of the 5,040-man National Guard,
which serves as both army and
police force.
Schick served as secretary to the
late dictator Gen. Anastasio So-
moza, who was assassinated in
Chapter Plans
To Emphasize
Academic Life
After a year of relative inactiv-
ity, the Tau chapter of"Phi Kappa
Tau fraternity will return to cam-
pus this semester with "a daring
and dynamic new concept in fra-
ternity living."
According to a chapter spokes-
man, it will be reorganized in its
entirety with the aid and super-
vision of the national and alumni
"Phi Tau will emphasize the
man in his academic relationship
with the University," the spokes-
man revealed recently. "This con-
cept is well-received by both In-
terfraternity Council and Frater-
nity Advisor John Feldcamp,
assistant to the vice-president for
student affairs."
In ke ping with the emphasis
on acadnemics, the chapter is pres-
ently seeking out ideas and con-
cepts from both faculty and ad-
ministration personalities. The or-
ganizers have also committed
themselves to the idea of a faculty
associate and are currently seek-
ing a professor to fill the position.
"Phi Tau has also done away
with the classic pledgeprogram
still prevalent among fraternities
at the University. The newly es-
tablished pledge policy strictly
forbids any physical exploitation
of the pledge, other than as a part
of all-fraternity work sessions.
This necessarily precludes such
things as the sweat session.
"It should not be necessary to
hammet a man into acceptable
shape so that he fits into the
fraternity," it was emphasized. -
The reorganization is being con-
ducted largely through the efforts
of a small group of quadrangle
residents and a few remaining Phi
Tau actives. Strauss House Presi-
dent Jeffrey Fortune, '64. and Van

Reps. Gilbert E. Bursley (R-A
(R-Ypsilanti) are suporting the b

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nn Arbor) and James F. Warner
ill which would ask Gov. George
S. Romney to appoint the new
According to a report prepared
by a committee of the Washtenaw
County Bar Association, chaired
by DeVine, it can no longer "be
expected that any- one circuit
judge to carry the burden alone."
If the Legislature passes the
proposal by a two-thirds vote in
each house, the appointment can
come immediately. However, if
less than a two-thirds approval is
not received, the appointment
would not be made until at least
Bursley estimated that "the bill
has a very good chance of pass-
ing." He thought the House Judi-
ciary Committee would be pri-
marily interested in finding out
whether or not the Washtenaw
County Board of Supervisors is
in favor of having a second circuit
court judge. "The majority of
them will probobaly support it,"
Bursley said.
One of the main considerations

See Earlier Story, Page 3
but later decided that it would
be worse not to go to the people.
Thompson's motion of no con-
fidence in the government came
after he withdrew his view that
Canadian elections carrying
anti-American overtones would
be "a tragedy" at this time.
The Social Credit Party has
several times saved the conser-
vative government' from fall-

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