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Remaining warm,
with light winds

Seventy-Six Years of Editorial Freedom
More Students Seek Graduate Training,

ot obs

Associated Press Business News Writer
NEW YORK (P)-The draft-
and the threat of service in Viet
Nam-has put a crimp in company
recruiting of June college gradu-
An Associated Press survey of'
company officials and college
placement directors found that
the draft, the rush to graduate
schools and the boom in jobs left
recruiters far short of the men
they needed.
"This has been one of the
toughest years in recent history
from the employer's standpoint,"
said Bill Herman, U.S. Steel Corp.
college relations director in Pitts-
Lewis Guthrie, International
Business Machines district man-
ager in Miami, said:
"There is a large increase in

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the number of boys who are go- There are more jobs than quali- Salaries offered generally were graduates generally give only mi- pany found many graduates hold- for deferred occupations to avoid
ing to graduate school to escape fied youngsters." up four to 10. per cent over 1965. nor consideration to fringe bene- Ing out for jobs that would give the draft," said William Good-
the war in Viet Nam. They are "I don't know of any company The college placement council fits. them security from immediate win, placement director at Tem-
very frank about it." able to obtain its quota of new in Bethlehem, Pa., reported the "Fringe benefits are of little military service-which Republic ple University, Philadelphia. (
Guthrie said it had cut the men," a spokesman for Carnegie national average monthly salary concern to grads at this stage of doesn't have. "This is quite common," said
number of graduates available at Tech in Pittsburgh said. offered chemical engineers was life, but companies have to prom- He says Republic's ratio of ac- Robert Brennan, assistant direc-
a time when the competition be- One reason: industry recruiters $677, up from $673 last year. ise the location they want," re- ceptances to job offers dropped for of the University of Pennsyl-
tween firms for new men was get- must compete with the Peace Boston University reported en- ported California State College at from about 50 per cent to 35 vania placement bureau. "I know
ting stiffer anyway. Corps and VISTA, as well as the gineering graduates were offered Los Angeles. "Our students won't this year. from personal experience in coun-
"There were only about 30,000 military, said Mrs. Nansi Corson from $6500 to $9500 a year, eco- leave California, and usually not Collins Radio .Corp., of Cedar seling students."
undergraduate engineering degrees of the University of California at nomics graduates about $6200, and even Southern California."' Rapids, Iowa, however, has gov- Frank S. Endicott, Northwest
awarded this year, a figure that Berkeley. journalism $3900 to $8000 and But at Georgia State College, Eut t luont acts, and thus held U versity placement director,
hasn't changed in recent years," Some colleges suggested students more. Ben Upchurch, placement direc-otelentf-- sehdrat de-Etnr Ill.s sid he as ur
Ben ferment - something that ulti- there was some of that, but for
said Robert Becker, manager of were offering a cold shoulder to Grads are not asking for more, tor, said: "Each year the students mately is up to the local draft the most part students were go-
professional employment at the business because their youthful but the companies are more com- are becoming more mobile. We boards. ing to graduate school "because
Aluminum Company of America, idealism makes the Peace Corps petitive," said J. William Paquette have a number of students work- L. R. Nuss, Collins' College re- they feel it is the wisest thing to
Pittsburgh. "There are fewer peo- more attractive. of Drake University, Des Moines, ing in the East now. Relocation lations and professional employ- do in terms of their long-range
ple available for more jobs." California, the Unversity of Iowa. is no longer a problem." ment manager, said most firms got plans."
Peter Frederickson, Boston Uni- California at Los Angeles and Companies reported students Many companies, as a result, 60 to 75 per cent of their quotas "Unfortunately, educational mo-
versity placement counselor, said: Cleveland State University report- were less interested in fringe ben- stress the locations of their plants this year, but his firm got 135- tives are not always present when
"I have a drawer full of unfilled ed that, with the short supply of efits. in the tons of recruiting booklets twice 1965. a student applies for graduate
requests, and I understand the men graduates, companies were Raytheon Co., Lexington, Mass., -and advertising-they distribute. '"I don't think there is any ques- school," said Cecil Simpson, grad-
same situation prevails in prac- showing increased interest in wom- said only one boy asked about a A spokesman for Republic Steel tion that some students are going uate placement director at Emory
tically all colleges in the country.' en. profit-sharing plan, and that Corp. in Cleveland said the com- into graduate school and looking University in Georgia,

H. C. Baker, International Har-
vester Co. employe relations man-
ager, Chicago, said his company
did not get all of the engineers it
wanted because of the stiff com-
petition, a greater percentage of
students continuing graduate work
and the Viet Namn war, which
barred some who graduated.
"Interviewers are handicapped
because students have been draft-
ed and the number available is
down," said Carl Dickinson, Uni-
versity of Washington associate
director of placement services. "Al-
so, draft pressure is causing many
to continue graduate work to de-
lay going into service."
Michael Doland, Seattle Univer-
sity placement director, says the
competition for students was
heavier this year because of the
draft and because of the business
growth in the Seattle area.

College Bill G4w Iituiian &tiIs
Meets Defeat NEWSWIRE
For Third Time

Proposal for New
State School Downed

LANSING tom]-A bill to create ve
a state osteopathic college author- le
ity was defeated for the second
and third times on the House
floor yesterday.
The Senate-approved bill, whichd
also was defeated and revived d
twice in House committees, ap-
1 4 parently has reached the end of w
the legislative 'road after more hi
than 16 months. Bills not approv- w
ed by both houses at midnight
yesterday were dead.
The measure was defeated 44-t
47 in the first vote yesterday. It te
was reconsidered, debated and de-
feated a second time, 49-47. It h
was voted down 54-39 June 10, sh
revived and left on the calendar
for the House yesterday, in
It takes 56 votes to pass a bill in
in the House. cr
The measure would have created dr
a 15-member authority charged
with running the hospital to be
built in Pontiac. o
Rep. Arthur Law (D-Pontiac) a
asked to have the measure re-
considered, but his appeal to legis-
lative pride failed to keep It alive. t
"We have the right to know ti
!~ just what power we exercise over m
higher education," he said. "That
should be the real question before
us." a
Atty. Gen. Frank Kelley has
said in an informal ruling that
the state board of education musta
give prior approval before the
legislature creates a new institu- la
tion of higher learning.
Gov. George Romney has hinted
he will veto the bill for that rea- a
son, Law said. de
"We should pass this bill and as
get a ruling from the MichiganE
Supreme Court," Law said. "Are
we going to act only when theyEl
(the governor, the attorney gen- t
eral and the board of education) th
say we can? That is the question tic
before us." co
De Gaulle
To Start N
MOSCOW (A-President Charles; ing
de Gaulle of France opened talks byc
yesterday with Soviet leaders on welc
easing East-West tensions and D
emphasized that other European ers<
nations should undertake bilateral in E
% negotiations with the Kremlin. tion,
The French president's call for port
his example to be followed by took
others represented a move against talk
United States policy for main- dud;
taining a united front in the Unio
West. T
In turn, his Soviet hosts brought man
up a proposal for a conference of ture
European nations on mutual se- supp
curity, a French spokesman re- prob
ported, in which the United States by t
would presumably play only a in
minor role. A
De Gaulle has shown interest talk
in such a conference. since it is held

ersity's budget will not be taken until later this week, it was
arned yesterday.
erishable commodity which must be nurtured" University Presi-
ent Harlan Hatcher said yesterday in Pittsburgh.
He said that the secret of the University's achievements
rhich keep it among the top-rated institutions, has been its long
story of fitting together continuous support of the state along
ith financial aid from federal and private sources.
WASHINGTON P)---THE HOUSE Armed Services Commit-
e will open a public review of operation of the Selective Service
ystem today. Chairman L. Mendel Rivers (D-SC) said the
earings probably Will last for a week. Lt. Gen. Lewis B. Her-
hey, director, will be the leadoff witness.
The hearings stem from charges by members of Congress of
equities and discrimination against the poor and uneducated
administering the draft. Several members have called for
eation of a special committee to inquire into operation of the
m . * *
SEATTLE, WASH. U()-A judge decided that the University
f Washington can continue to offer a course called "The Bible
s Literature."
Superior Court Judge W. R. Cole rejected the contention of
wo fundamentalist ministers that the course is religious instrue-
on and violates constitutional provisions against using public
oney for such purposes.
re being given this Thursday and Friday.
Registration for the second half term will be next Monday
id Tuesday. The number of persons enrolling is expected to be
ar greater than the 8,775 who enrolled for the second half term
st year.
REP. WES VIVIAN (D-Ann Arbor) announced yesterday that
planning proposal of the Ann Arbor Board of Education to
velop three prototype demonstration curriculum centers and
sociated staff, has been approved by the U.S. Office of
The proposal was made by the board under Title III of the
ementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965. Approval by
le Commissioner of Education followed review and recommenda-
on by the Michigan State Department of Education, and outside

Advisors To
Aid Malasia
With Study
The Univer sity has agreed to
furnish "advisors'' to the govern-
ment of Malaysia to help that
country solve its population prob-
lems through a program of popu-
lation planning.
Ariffin Mairzuki of the Mala ysia
Family Planning Board is meeting
with University officials to work
out the details of the arrange-
ment. According to him, Malaysia
is the first nation to take official
action on this problem of over-
The population growth of Ma-z
laysia, 3.2. is about double that
of the United States. Ariffin at-
tributed this growth to a rapidly
declining death rate brought
about by improved health condi-
tions and a high birth rate.
The University scientists and ROBERT SCII
statisticians who will be leaving!
for Malaysia this summer are
Ralph Ten Have, James Palmore,
Allan Schnailberg and Christo-
pher Langford. ea (,
The project is being aided by a
grant of $190,000 from the Ford
Foundation. This will be shared
: with an associate group, the Pop-
ulation Studies Center, also at the
University. By MERED
The immediate effect of the Though it inch
joint University-Malaysia study -hettos and the






-Daily-Paul Berneis
:EER SPOKE LAST NIGHT to visiting members of SDS groups and other students
about his near victory in a California primary recently.
~e Candidate Sceer Tells
Near Success in Primary

Letter on
Policy Goes
Out Today
(rive Undergraduates
Two Weeks To Ask
Withholding of Data
The University is complying
with the Selective Service System
and forwarding to local boards
the gradedpoint and class rank
of all undergraduate male stu-
Before this action is taken, how-
ever, the University, through let-
ters going into the mail today, is
informing each of these students
that this information will be with-
held from the boards if the stu-
dent requests the, University in
writing to do so.
The action comes in the wake
of an announcement by Wayne
State University that it is re-
leasing the information this year,
but not next. No indication has
been given by the University about
future policy on the matter.
The University's announcement
comes at a time when most of its
undergraduate students are on
vacation. Therefore it is sending
letters explaining the policy to
the home addresses of the stu-
dents, hoping that as many as
possible will be able to respond by
July $.
University officials said the de-
cision was only reached recently,
after a meeting with Michigan
Selective Service officials. Up to
that time, University officials had
been in the dark about what
selective service expected from
There was apparently no wNritten
communication between the ad-
ministration and selective service
officials. At the meeting between
the two groups, University officials
learned the selective service au-
thorities were expecting the Uni-
versity to forward grades and class
The administration was told
that local boards in Michigan
would be reviewing student defer-
ments at the end of July, and
decided to send the information
in by that time.
Normally selective service in-
forms the individual student that
the information is being requested,
and he asks the school to forward
it. In this case it is up to the
school. Michigan State University
has already informed its students
and is forwarding the information.
"We must do this to protect the
student's deferment," said Vice-
Prfesident for Academic Affairs
Allan F. Smith, in announcing the
This does not represent a change
in University policy. Up to now
students have signed a form during
registration asking the University
to forward the information that

udes the Oakland
Berkelev campus

Asks Other Europeai
gotiations with Sovi4

Soviet citizens, was greeted
other thousands in a warm
ome when he toured Moscow.
e Gaulle and the Soviet lead-
discussed East-West relations
Europe and German unifica-
the French spokesman re-
ed. He said that De Gaulle
the position that bilateral
S between other countries, in-
ling Germany, and the Soviet
on would be a good thing.
he specific mention of Ger-
y represented another depar-
of De Gaulle from the U.S.-
orted policy that German

In a Kremlin banquet speech
Monday night he said France
wants to "begin establishing new
relations pursuing the aim of
detente, accord and cooperation
with the so-called East European
states." He proclaimed he was
starting with the Soviet Union.
De Gaulle placed ,reat stress
in the need, in his view, to end
the confrontation of East and
West blocs in Europe which re-
sulted from World War II.
De Gaulle has indicated that
he aims at taking over the role
the United States played under

will be to survey family planning community, California's 7th dis--]
knowledge, practices and attitudes, trict is neither a predominantly1
and to begin introducing family Negro district nor a university
planning services throughout the centered one. It is, however, a
country. district where one of California's
35 peace candidates almost won
a primary election.7
Speaking last night under the
sponsorship of Voice, the Univer-
aity's chapter of the Students for'
didate, Robert Scheer, described
i T ' his campaign for the Democraticj
congressional nomination in that
et E 11Ub1 district. Scheer gained 45 per cent'
of the vote against his liberal in-
cumbent opponent Rep. Jeff Co-
in Europe and decreasing Ameri- helan.
can influence, which De Gaulle The decision to take on a "good'
seeks. liberal" was intentional, said
For the Kremlin it would mean Scheer, who presented Cohelan'
a further break in the solid wall with a three-fold challenge. "We
of opposition in the West that was chose to deal with issues in a
thrown up against the Soviet Un- complex manner," Scheer explain-
ion in the early postwar years. ed. And lie defined the challenges'
While nothing concrete is known and issues as follows:
to have resulted yet, the Soviet --Containment policy in Viet
leaders aid press have praised De Nam. Scheer sought to dispel "the
Gaulle, indicating hope here that theory of an international Com-
his visit may prove a decisive turn munist conspiracy" by explaining
for the better from the Kremlin the events in Viet Nam as being a
point of view. result of internal Vietnamese his-
De Gaulle's reception by the tory, economy, and poltics. Ameri-
Soviet public has reflected the can involvement there, he assert-
high official favor. One of the ed, is a natural outgrowth of
biggest crowds in recent years United States foreign policy and!
lined his route when he drove ideology.
into the capital. Crisis in tyre cities. Scheerj
lHe drew enthusiastic cheers .yes- said he presented a challenge toI

"The two greatest fears in the
district's precincts," noted Scheer,
"were peace and automation." But
he also found striking concern for
the Vietnamese people and the
problem of their freedom.
Scheer, who is also foreign af-
fairs editor for Ramparts Maga-
zine, said that he himself is hos-
tile "toward Communism as a
system of government," though he
often used the analogy of Ameri-
can intervention in Viet Nam be-
ing similar to Russian intervention
in Hungary in 1956.
He expressed no fear, however,
of having been hurt through
"guilt by association." He noted,
that among his campaign workers
were members of the Communist
party. "Anyone," said Scheer,
"could work on my campaign so
long as he believed and would
express what I was trying to get
across to the voters."
Scheer found his campaign de-
moralized by objections and criti-
cisms which included accusations
of his having "sold-out" to the
Democratic party. "Had it been
possible for me to get on the bal-

lot as an independent candidate,'
he said, "I would have."
Many opposed him by arguin
that electoral politics should floe
spontaneously from the communi
ty. Scheer countered with claim;
that his campaign had receivec
definite impetus from the commu
nity and was based in the poli-
tical climate at-Berkeley.
Scheer felt that although h(
was defeated, he had scored ai
"enormous success." He claime(
that it was "not easy to vote fo:
him" because he was more tha
just a "peace candidate." He al.
luded, for example, in his cam
paign to the problems of Negroe
by saying that "the status qu
would be more costly than i
'Watts' in Oakland."
Although Scheer lost the elec
tion, he sees his campaign as hav
ing developed a "political forc
within the community" and a
having made a long-term com
mitment. In November he will b
a write-in candidate and his move
ment will run a slate of candi
dates for city council and schoc
boards in the district.

lems should be discussed only ' the late President John F. Ken-
;e Big Four victorious powers nedy of seeking a lessening of
Vorld War II. East-West tensions.
communique on the opening The U.S. efforts have been
said only that they were stalled by the Viet Nam war. The
"in an atmosphere of frank- Soviet Union has refused to take

Norman Sees Decision on
Accelerator in Two Months
A decision on the site of the The proposed accelerator7
Atomic Energy Commission's 200- seven times as large as any cur
billion volt accelerator could come rently in use in the United State


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