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TWO

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1

TWO THE MICHIGAN DAILY

rojector Loan To Promote
serial Mapping Instruction

COLLEGE ROUNDUP:
Tulane Student Faces
Prison Term for Sit-In

By PHILIP SUTIN
The loan of a multiplex pro-
jector to the civil engineering de-r
partment will make the complete1
teaching of aerial mapmakingk
possible for the first time at the
University.
The projector will be used forE
the first time in classwork today.-
It was presented to the Univer-
sity last week, but the making of
adjustments prevented its use.
The machine, loaned indefi-1
nitely by Talbert Abrams, of a
Lansing aerial mapmaking firm,1
projects lantern slides on a mov-
able table with small horizontal
surface to aid in determining of1
the contours photographed from
the air. -
The glass slides are made from
Cites Means
Of Detectionf
By BUEL TRAPNELL
Prof. Joseph A. Boyd of the3
electrical engineering department,
the director of the Institute of
Science and Technology, last night
cited several examples of the im-
portance of IST at the Annual
Service Award Banquet honoring
Uiversity employes.
Ie emphasized the current con-
nection with the Geneva disarma-
ment conference of IST's Seismic
Information and Analysis Center.
This center is studying possible
methods, vital to an inspection
program, for distinguishing and
detecting nuclear blasts, he said.
Maser
He showed a photograph of a
ruby maser, a tiny amplifier sim-
iar to a quartz radio crystal.
The advantage of this ruby ampli-,
ier is that it introduces no
"noise into the signals and for
thiskreason is usedin detecting
weak signals-it accomplished the
first detection of radio signals
from Saturn.
Prof. Boyd said that most of
the work of IST, which employs
'700 people, is centered at Willow
Run airport, although IST re-
searchers are also scattered about
the central campus.
At Willow Run, IST scientists
'may man eight or more Army and
Air Force planes in airborne radar
studies, while ground crews man
other radar installations, Prof.
Boyd said.
Infra-red Unit
However, he pointed out a new
importance of the infra-red rays
have been found superior to ra-
dar in the detection of intercon-
tinental ballistic missiles.
Prof. Boyd showed an infra-
red photograph of Manhattan not
taken by IST (all of the insti-
tute's infra-red photographs. are
classified) and a radar map of
Detroit. Both radar. and infra-
red photographs can be taken at
night from the air, he said.
The institute has analysis cen-
ters for all the infra-red and bal-
listic missile research done under
Defense Department contract, he
said.
Mixup Puzzles
'U' Technician
University Technician William
O. Strauch finds himself in a
most peculiar position now.
He is the holder of a traffic
violation that may not take ef-
fet until October. At least that's
when it is dated: Oct. 11, 1961.
According to the ticket, the fine
must be paid within 72 hours after
violation, and municipal court of-
ficials could not comment on
whether or not Strauch has until
October to consider his actions.

Groups To Honor
'U' Law Students
Honor awards will be given to
79 University Law School stu-
dents today. They include*mem-
bers of Coif, national honorary
society for the top 10 per cent
of the third-year law class; edi-
tors of The Michigan Law Re-
view; winners of various schol-
arship awards; students writing
the best examination papers in a
course and students ranking in
the top of their class.

9 inch by 9 inch aerial photo-
graphs which are reduced to 65
millimeters square in size. Colored
light is then projected from the
back of the slide.
The operator wearing glasses
colored red on one side of the lens
and blue on the other sees the
three dimensional image of the
ground.
"The glasses are like those worn
when seeing the old '3-0' movies,"
Prof. Ralph More Berry, of the
civil engineering department ex-
plained.
Adjustment
The operator then adjusts the
projector to approximate the line
of flight and altitude at which
the picture was taken and then
constructs a relief map from it.
The equipment will be used by
the civil engineering 113 class of
Prof. Berry to teach mapmaking.
"I have changed the course con-
tent to use the equipment. Pre-
viously, I could teach only the
edementary reduction process
which did not involve precision
optics," Prof. Berry said.
"Now the students can deter-
mine vertical elevation and con-
tour lines with the new equip-
ment."
Natural Resources
The multiplex machine will be
used in conjunction with the for-
estry department o the natural
resources school. As the machine
can be used by only one student
at a time, Prof. John Carow of the
forestry department is collqborat-
ing with Prof. Berry in scheduling
its use.
"This course is not restricted to
civil engineers," Prof. Berry noted.
"There are also foresters, geolo-
gists, and geographers in it."
Map Ice Fields
At the present time no research
propects are being conducted with
the aid of the machine. However,
Prof. James Zumberge of the geol-
ogy department has indicated he
may use the multiplex projector
to help map the ice fields of Ant-
artica, Prof. Berry said.
The loan of the machine is the
result of the concern of Abrams,
the head of an old areial map-
making firm in Lansing, about
the proper training of mapmakers.
"He has been heckling me for
five years as to why the Univer-
sity did not give a little more in-
struction in photogramity," Prof.
Berry explained.
"I told him that I did not have
the equipment, so he finally loan-
ed the machine to the University,"
he added.
Prof. Berry noted that this type
of machine was used in World
War II to map isolated or enemy
occupied areas. .
"This apparatus was the main-
stay of war mapping effort."'
To Give Talk
On Literature
The Department of Slavic Lan-
guages and Literatures will spon-
sor a lecture by Professor Roman
Jakobson of Harvard, Wed. at
4:15 in Aud. A. He will speak on
"The Poetry of Grammer and the
Grammer of Poetry."j
Jakobson, who is Professor of
Slavic Languages, Literatures and
General Linguistics, Institute Pro-
fessor, Massachusetts Institute of
Technology and recipient of sev-
eral degrees, will deal with a new
approach to formal analysis of
literature.
Phelps To Speak
To Marketing Club
Prof. D. Maynard Phelps of the
business administration school wili
speak on "Marketing in Russia
Today" to the Marketing Club at
7:30 p.m. today in Rm. 131 at the
Bus. Ad. building.

By GAIL EVANS
NEW ORLEANS -Tulane Uni-
versity student S. Langston Gold-
finch, charged with criminal mis-
chief and conspiracy to commit"
criminal anarchy, could receive a
10-year prison term resulting from
his partcipation in a sit-in.
Arguments on the constitution-
ality of the charge of criminal
mischief will be heard on Nov. 3.'
A date has not been set for hear-
ings on the anarchy charges which
were filed despite the United States
Supreme Court decision in 1956
corps will be improved.
The anarchy charges are baseda
on Goldfinch's statement: "I have'
come here for a purpose and I will
not leave until I have accom-
plished that purposeorhave been
arrested."
Goldfinch insists that his state-
ment was not a threat against the
state of Louisiana and that his
purpose was to buy a cup of coffee.
* * *
CHAPEL HILIr-The results of a
student poll at the University of
North Carolina, conducted during
Brotherhood Week last month, in-
dicated that more than 80 per cent
of the 1,879 students questioned
would patronize integrated local
theatres.
The purpose of the poll, handled
by a group of student volunteers,
was to determine if claims by the-
atre owners that integration would
hurt their business were valid.
* * *
PURCHASE, N.Y.-Two hundred
students attending Manhattanville
College of the Sacred Heart in New
York earned $200 to establish a
scholarship for a needy Negro
Kling To Speak
To Architects
Vincent Kling, Fellow of the
American Institute of Architec-
ture, and designer of many signifi-
cant buildings in contemporary
America, will speak at 3:30 p.m.
today in the Architecture Aud.
Kling will talk on "The Per-
sonal Demands of Architecture,"
relating it specifically to the de-
mands made on the integrity of
the individual architect in the
context of a society which places
increasing emphasis on commer-
cialism.
Kling, a graduate of Columbia
University and the Massachusetts
Institute of Technology delivered
the keynote address three years
ago, at the National Convention
of Architects. The lecture is open
to the public.

girl, as part of Inter-Racial Jus-
tice Week.
The week's events included per-
forming chores for fellow under-
graduate students at low rates.
The students' goal was to "put
Christian principles to work in a
practical way."
The drive was sponsored by the
Social Action Secretariat of the
National Federation of Catholic
College Students.
* * *
CAMBRIDGE-Mary I. Bunting,
president of Radcliffe College and
one of the vice-chairmen of the
Citizens' Advisory Committee on
the Peace Corps, stressed the con-
tribution women can make to the
Corps.
"There is some indication that
young married couples would do a
better job than groups of single
men and women," Miss Bunting
said. Assuming both husband and
wife are qualified, the Peace Corps'
will send couples,
Foreign service is most effective
when the wife understands and
can participate in her husband's
occupation
She cited the importance of
having members with a diversity
of knowledge-not only physcists,
but home economists as well.
WASHINGTON, D.C.-Sen. Hu-
bert H. Humphrey recently said
that the Peace Corps provides the
first opportunity for individuals to
participate in national foreign af-
fairs.
Humphrey called the program a
cooperative venture in mutual aid.
Though mistakes will be made, he
claimed that through mistakes the
voiding state sedition laws.
He said that the corps would
not be completely a government
project, since political mistrust
often accompanies an official pro-
gram. For this reason independent
volunteers are important.
The purpose of the corps is not
to be an ideological militia in the
cold war. "It must symbolize the
heart of America," Humphrey said.
* * *
ROCHESTER-In support of the
Congress of Racial Equality's pro-
gram to end discrimination, more
than 80 persons picketed two
Schine Theatres in Rochester.
For eight months Rochester
CORE members have negotiated
and picketed for integration in
the Schine chain in Lexington,Ky.
with no success.
The NAACP working with CORE
got pickets from the University of
Rochester, Rocheter Institute of
Technology, and Colgate Rochester
Divinity School to demonstrate for
nine hours.
The company has asked for an
injunction against seven CORE
leaders as well as CORE itself,
hoping to prohibit stand-ins.
Lot To Open
For Students
The Tappan Street parking
structure is now available for stu-
dent parking, according to Bill
Warnock, student driving regula-
tions board chairman.
Twenty-five cents per day will
be charged and students will be
free to come and go as they
please. Overnight parking is also
available if students remove their
cars by 8 a.m.
It is requested that students en-
ter by Ann Street entrance.

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RESEARCH TEAM--The report of the 1960 presidential race prepared by (left to right) Professors Philip E. Converse, Donald E.
Stokes, Angus Campbell and Warren E. Miller evaluates the Catholic and anti-Catholic vote, the impact of the television debates and
sets the election in historical perspective.
Kennedy's Cathohlcism Cuts Vote Margin

(Continued from Page 1)
no overall shift in the partisan Nationally, Kennedy's gains from
as in the case of Theodore Roose- preference of adults, although Catholics amounted to more than
ve's poularityothcdrringRovermany individuals have crossed four per cent,.his losses from Pro-
velt s popularity not carrying over party lines. Self-described Demo- testant Democrats and Indepen-
to William Howard Taft. crats outnumber Republicans by dents were about six and one-half
"Television is likely to be most a three-to-two margin nationally per cent, and his net loss over two
important when one or both can- and by four-to-three outside the per cent of the 68 million votes
didates are unknown because South. cast.
viewers can form an immediate When other factors, such as Major Gains
impression," Prof. Campbell said. Southern Negroes who do not vote Kennedy's major gains according
The study showed that four out are taken into account, the Demo- to places of residence were in ur-
of five adults watched at least crats have a "normal" voting ban metropolises and suburbs with
one of the television debates and majority of only 53 or 54 per cenit increases over the Democratic vote
among viewers whose opinions nationally. This includes a margin in 1956 of 11 per cent and 13 per
were modified, Kennedy created a of more than 2 to 1 inside the cent. He lost 6 per cent in towns
more favorable impression by a South, with the Republicans en- of 2,500-50,000 and gained 7 per
margin of nearly 2 to 1 over Nixon. joying a light edge elsewhere. cent in cities over 50,000 and four
More Interest Whites Complain per cent in rural districts.
Prof. Converse said there was In the 1960 contest, southern Eightly-one per cent of Cath-
more interest in the campaign and whites complained that both par- olics voting cast Democratic bal-
more media were consulted. Sixty ties favored integration and thus lots and Kennedy received a one
per cent of the people got most religion was more of an issue than per cent increase from the 36 per
of their information from televi- the racial question, Prof. Con- cent Protestant Democratic vote
sion, an increase of 11 per cent verse said. .in 1956.
over 1956, 23 per cent from news , The impact of the religious is- Kennedy's greatest loss accord-
papers, five per cent from radio' sue was greatest in the South, ing to occupations was among
four per cent from magazines anc where voting turnout increased by farm operators where the Demo-
three per cent from a combination more than 25 per cent between cratic vote fell 14 per cent. He
of sources. 1956 and 1960. In this region, Ken- gained 14 per cent from business-
This summer more specific ar- nedy's Catholicism cost him a net men and professionals, seven per
ticles will be written analysing as- loss of at least 16 per cent, the cent from clerical, and 12 per cent
pects of the elections and the in- researchers estimate. from blue-collar workers.
formation hopefully will be com- Outside the South, Kennedy Of those with a grade school
piled into final form as a book gained over five per cent of the education, 55 per cent voted
or mimeographed publication at two-party vote from fellow Cath- Democratic, with a high school
a later'dater'olics, but lost over three and one- education, 53 per cent, and of
American Voter' half per cent from Protestant college graduates, 36 per cent.
"The American Voter" was writ-Democrats and Independents,
ten after the 1956 election study leaving him with a net gain of DIAL NO 2-626
by the same team, and the 1960 oern nha ntA
survey "bears out our findings," over one and one-half per cent.A
Prof. Campbell said.
"We felt as a result of all our
studies that the candidate of the FAV O RS
majority party (the Democrats) J
will win the election unless some-L THUF
thing goes against him." Al-
though the 1960 race was close,p seo00%
the assumption held. BUD-MOR '
Since the surveys began in 1948, mmmas o
a scientifically-selected sample of
more than 1500 adults was inter- 1103 S. University NO 2-6362
viewed a total of five times during
the 1956, 1958 and 1960 election.
The 1960 study, financed by a U SE
Rockefeller Foundation grant, was II
begun in July and subjects were
interviewed before and after the p *" H L
election. The same subjects were DIAL NO 5-6290
used as in 1956 in order to discern ENDS
internal shifts in voting behavior THURSDAY
which compensated for each otherT
-and aren't evident-in the total
outcome.
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The purpose of the study Is one
of social research, rather than' r
the purpose of predicting, Prof.
Converse said. Even if the data
could be processed in time, there
can be real shifts in the elector-
ate at the last minute.
The survey is not designed to
aid the political parties in plan-
ning future campaigns, although
the information is available to
both of them and the Center re-
ceives requests for data in specific
areas from political groups.
The statistics showed an in-
creased interest in the election in
all age groups.
'Generally Surprised'
"Our researchers and most
others are generally surprised at
the lack of information that
voters have," Prof. Converse said.
Two reasons for this,"he ex-
plained, are that the people con-
ducting the experiment are highly
interested in the subject and the
people they interview naturally
seemed uniformed in comparison,
and secondly, many political prob-
lems are too remote from people
so that other demands seem more
pertinent to their immediate lives.
The same apathy can be seen
in Europe also, so it is not a,
phenomenon of the United States
alone, he, said.

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