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rRegents Request Budget Hike Strengthens U'L
S"1n l"_ , Tunu_


Board Asks Record $14.2 Million
To Launch Expansion Program
The Regents have submitted their annual request to Lansing for
state building funds. Their record bid of $14.2 millionseeks to launch,
5r starting ,next year, a five-year program of construction and remodel-
ling which would eventually cost the state $102 million.
The program aims to expand literary and architecture college
facilities, erect medical and dental school structures and continue re-
novation of the University's

A "handsome budget increase" of almost $585,000 has given
the University Library a much-needed transfusion.
The increased funds in this year's legislative appropriation
will allow "considerable improvements" in salary levels, staff size
and book acquisitions, University Library Director Frederick H.
Wagman said. "Our situation is still a long way from where we
want it to be, but we have taken a great step forward."
The "where we want to be" referred to earlier projections the
library had made of its needs for 1968 and 1975. "We will. need
several more steps of this dimension if we are to meet future de-
mands as the University grows," Wagman said.
36,000 by 1968
The projections-which Wagman labelled "conservative"--
were made last spring on the basis of an anticipated 36,000 stu-
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spring, the library was second only to faculty salary increases.
When the computations were finished, the library's budget
totalled over $2.75 million. Of the increase over last year, approxi-
mately 42 per cent goes for new staff, 30 per cent for book acqui-
sition, 20 per cent for salary increases and eight per cent for
general operating expenses, Wagman said.
Included in the University Library system are most libraries
on campus plus the Dearborn Center library, whose budget was
recently brought under the -system. The law, business adminis-
tration,; Flint and Clements libraries and the Michigan Historical
Collections are governed separately.,
In the area of staff, about 45 salaried positions have been
added throughout the library. These include ,both professional
and clerical staff in such areas as book purchasing, cataloguing,
circulation, reference and administration. Also added are staff
members in various positions at many of the library's branch units.
Pay Rates Up
These changes, plus some salary increases, have considerably
boosted pay rates for almost all personnel. This is an important
step, Wagman said, since one of the chief reasons for the recent
staff losses was uncompetitive pay.
Wagman noted that further personnel problems will almost
certainly arise when the University opens its first summer term
next May. "Undoubtedly we wvill have to add new people, though
handling increased summer loads will be primarily'a matter of
staggering vacations so that too many members aren't gone at the
same time," he said.
In the area of book acquisitions, Wagman said this year's
budget increases are "a' real shot in the arm."

Student Loan
Bill P Iending
In Congress
An expansion and extension of
the nation's largest student loan
program is now pending before
Congress. If passed, the University
may receive more than $700 thou-
sand ,for loans.
The original National Defense
Act provides $135 million, for stu-
dent loans. This .bill awaits the
signature of President Lyndon B.
Both houses of Congress have
now passed expansions of the
original act but in different forms..
A conference committee is now
being formed to carve out a com-
Both versions of the bill in-
crease the funds available from
$135 million to $163.3 million.
They also eliminate !the original
$800 thousand ceiling available to
each institution. This would mean
that the University could apply for
more than $700 thousand to pro-
vide more loans.
''It is quite, probable that the
limit will be raised. We certainly
need the money, as do all big
schools," Walter B. Rea, Univer-
sity director of financial aids,
said. :
saThe new bill also extends the
original act for an additional two
years beyond its expiration date
of June 30, .1965.
We Want ..,.
Abnormally high September
temperatures a n d possibly
'quadrangle crowding. sparked
last night what many called
one of the largest panty raids
in years The raid began at
East quadrangle and picked up
suport at South and West be-
fore sending an estimated 150C
students to the Hill. However:
reports ' said trophies were
Both forms of the bill eliminate
the provision which gives prefer-
ence to students showing a super-
for academic record in science,
mathematics, ,engineering. and a
modern foreign language. But
both still give preference to those
students who wish to teach in
elementary and secondary schools.
Both bills retain provisions to
increase the individual loan limit
for graduate and professional stu-
dents from $1000 to $2,500 per
year. Under this provision, the
maximum each student will re-
ceive for his years spent in under-
graduate and graduate study is
Both bills retain the present
$1000 a year loan to undergraduate
students with a maximum for the
undergraduate period of $5000.-
However, there are major dif-
ferences in the two bills. The Sen-
ate version allows funds for stu-
dents in business colleges while
the House version does not. The
House bill provides funds for stu-
dents in nursing programs. The
'Senate version does not.
,The House bill will supply money
only for schools which give a B.A.
Sor to two year institutions which
prepare students for continuing
work towards a B.A. degree. The
Senate version does not include
such a provision

medical center. dents attending the University in
If tradition prevails, the $14.2 In issuing the estimates of l
million request will suffer heavy terms of serious shortages in st
slashes before it is finally ap- salaries, books and services. And l
proved by the governor and Legis- dent for Academic Affairs Roge
lature next spring, library had lost 34 of its top 70 sta
The University sought $12.7 While Wagman said the defi
million last fall, but on the for by dividing the work among e
governo;s recommendation, w as .fact that "we have not been abl
awarded only $5.7 million by the expansion.".
Legislature in May.n .
Capital outlay programs are re- These needs prompted Unive
vised and approved on a yearly high on the priority list for fund
basis although state and federal operating budget was approved b
agencies consider them in a five-
year context.
The University's program, rep-
resenting the co-ordinated plan-
ning of architects, administrators
and faculty, is geared, to alleviate "
fagility shortages where they
are most chronic, Vice-President
for Business and Finance 'Wilbur
K. Pierpont said yesterday.
'Run Out of Space'
"We've just run out of spacer"
he elaborated, sounding what may
be one argument for funds used
in Lansing. "The problem is that VOL. LXXV, No. 11
growth over the past few years
has used up our idle capacity,"
Pierpont said. A rt
The three-term schedule has
increased flexibility, but it still
fails to resolve the problems of
faculty members who need offices
the entire year, he added.O f
Specifically, the $14.2 million
request would set these steps in
motion: By ROGER
-For $1.6 million, the planning By ROGE
and start of a new college of Sen. Barry Goldwater is slated
architecture and design building a football game in his upcoming
ito be located on North Campus. versiy.
Total cost of the unit : $5.2 mil- versts
ion. Tenative Pilans call for a spee.
-For more than $6 million, the the campus, Dale Warner, Grad,
continuation of two h e a 1 t h Federation of College Republicans, a
sciences buildings, the medical and The major speech will be ma
dental school structures. Both football game. Goldwater will also
buildings were given initial oath- .
orizations surpassing $1 million '
last year. L ue LICIeS
The medical building will cost L ea A c
$12 million with the federal gov-c
ernment supplying $2 million. TheE
dental building has a $10 millionf
price tag although part f the O
cost will be a self-liquidating
parking structure. y LAUREN BAHR
-For $1.9 million, the planning B
and initial construction of a series At its first meeting of the year
of undergraduate classroom and Wednesday afternoon, the Leaguet
office buildings. These would re- Board of Governors passed twoc
inforce the literary college. motions, one dealing with the
Ingalls St. Structure Union-League merger and the
One, of the structures will be other dealing with proposed ren-
located on Ingalls St. near Burton ovation to the League building.
Tower at a total cost of $4 mi- AFrei , '65
lion. The others are tentatively kp According to NancyCFreta, "th, f
lio. Te oher ae tntaivey President of League Council, thet
planned for the residential col- Board passed a mo tion to reestab-
lege, but their number nature and lish the Board of Governors im-k
function is not yet determined, plementation committee for thes
Pierpontsaid. Their totalcost: $5 merg rs m
milllon.. megr
In addition, the program fea- "The purpose of this committee
tures extensive remodelling fin the is to 'work out the details thatr
medical center to cost $1.8 million directly concern the League in thet
this year. The plan also provides merger plans," Miss Freitag said.I
planning monies for a host of lit- Some of the problems that thev
erary college science and class- committee will consider are whichl
room structures. students will sit on the board ofa
The capital outlay program was the merged organization and what
tentatively considered by the Re- space requirements the mergedc
gents in June, then adopted In organization will have in relationa
final form in July. The final ver- to the League building.
sion, contained within a 27-page "All final decisions regarding
explanatory booklet, was trans- merger plans are in the hands of
mnitted to Lansing by the Office of the Union-League Study Commit-
Business and Finance, Of'i tee," Miss Freitag commented.
The Board then passed a motion
Quad Bomb Search to get preliminary architectural
plans and budgetary estimates for
Still Unsuecessful . remodeling of the League. Mrs.
Russell DeJong, Chairman of thec
Police and dormitory officials 'Board of Governors said that thef
have had no luck in locating the changes now being considered ares
person ar persons who set off a remodeling of the snack bar andc
bomb at South Quadrangle lst air conditioning the fourth floor
Friday causing $35 damage, South of the League.
Quadrangle Businessg Manager Leo Last year the League buildingI
Vogel reported last night. The budget was cut somewhat due toJ
Ann Arborpolice and the dormi- changes in the structure of thec
tory staff are continuing to search League organization. Instead ofk
for signs of whoever is guilty, the receiving $7.00 per student theyr
police department said. are now receiving $3.50.I

1968 and 47,500 1n 1975.
ibrary needs, Wagman spoke in
udy and book space, personnel,
ater in the semester, Vice-Presi-
r W. Heyns 'reported that the
ff members in the past two years.
iciencies had been compensated
xisting employes, he decried the
e to add staff and services for
sity officials to place the library
ds. When this year's $44 million
by the state Legislature in the

The library generally gauges its book purchases by allocating
a given amount of money for books to each departmente and. col-
lege. Wagman commented that the library will now be 'able to
increase its allocations to some 23 different units.
Precisely how many books will be added to the existing collec-
tions is impossible to predict, he said, since purchases depend
heavily on the amount of publishing in any year, book prices and
demand from within the University.
He did point uat,. however, that the library (including the
Dearborn, and business administration units) .grew by 111,000
volumes last year. He felt confident that this record would at
least be equalled this year.
Furthermore, he was more sure than he had been last spring
that staff additions could keep pace with book purchases. Every
new volume requires a certain increment in staff size because of
the numerous service operations which must be performed to
place and maintain a book in circulation, Wagman explained.
One such operation-cataloguing-has already been improved
under the new budget: now the library has a system for tempor-
arily cataloguing the large number of books it has not yet had
time to catalogue permanently, he explained.
Some alleviation of the library's space needs is also proceeding
this year, though more slowly and with less help from the budget
At present, the University is preparing. to ask the federal
government for one-third of the cost of the $3.5 million General
Library addition. The University is also asking the Legislature for
$500,000 to plan and begin renovations in the General Library.

Sir i~zm

Seventy-Four Years of Editorial Freedom


for two speeches, a reception and
Sept. 26 appearance at the Uni-
ch open to the public on or near
state chairman of the Michigan
ade shortly before the Air Force
speak to the Michigan Federation

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Of Housing Rate Increase

Wilkins Hits

U ' ~t~It~ief 1

of College Republicans;ampaign
School in the Union at 11 a.m.
Following will be an open re-
ception in the Union Ballroom.
After the reception the plans call
for lunch with University Presi-.
dent Harlan Matcher and visiting'
Air Force officials. Then he will
give his major speech at a loca-
tion to 'be determined. .
Young Republicans are planning
to distribute campaign literature.
outside the football stadium but
Warner stressed there will be no
Tyrone Gillespie of Midland who
is Michigan campaign chairman
for Goldwater and Miller said al-
though specific arrangements are
sub ject to approval this weekend
by Goldwater's advance men, the
senator will definitely be here on
Sept. 26.
Gillespie added that there are
no plans for Goldwaterttocross
the football field during halftime.
In fact he stated that Goldwater
will probably leave the game at
half time to reach Detroit for an
appearance there later in the day.
Gillespie said, "After all you
can't waste a candidate's times at
a football game.",
M aintain Guilt
Of MLoughlu
Circuit Court Judge James R..
Breakey Jr. yesterday upheld the.
decision of a . lower court and
foung Eastern Michigan Univer-
sity Prof. Quin McLoughlin guilty
of loitering in a public building.
The case originated in Ann Ar-
bor's Municipal Court, where Mc-
Loughlin was found guilty by
Judge Francis L. O'Brien. He is
charged with loitering in Ann Ar-
bor's city hall during a civil rights
demonstration in favor of the
Fair Housing Ordinance.

Goldwaters.. From Keweenah Site
Raeial Views1


Collegiate Press Service
CHICAGO-Roy Wilkins, exec-
utive secretary of the National As-
sociation for the Advancement of
Colored People, blasted Republican
presidential nominee Sen. Barry
Goldwater last night, saying his
campaign has "out-and-out tones
of race."
Wilkins spoke before the 60th
annual American Political Science
convention, attended by over 2,-
000 professors and students, in-
cluding several from the Univer-
"Just as the Negro, with the
help of federal legislation and
court action, is slowly winning
the vote in the South, a Republi-
can nominee appears who pledges
that there will be no such federal
liberation if he is elected," Wilkins
said. ,
Wilkins charged the Goldwater
wing of the Republican party "has
moved down to the murky level o.
racial ignorance and racial fears,
inhabited and glorified by the ped-
dlers of hatred based upon skin
"it is a fair deduction that Mr.
Goldwater believes anti - Negro
feelings will elect him president
next November. In labeling them
'subtle impulses,' he is recognizing
and dignifying such prejudices
and applauding their retention in
the minds and hearts of voters."
The Negro believes, Wilkins as-
serted, that Goldwater's campaign
treats the racial issue in the same
manner as the late Sen. Theodore
Bilbo of Mississippi, "only with
less crude language."

The firing of the fourth in a series of five rockets to be launched
this summer from the University rocket base on the Keweenaw
Peninsula was postponed Wednesday because of cloudy weather.
The rocket may be fired today with the fifth shot coming next
Prof. Harold E. Allen, University project director, said in sum-
ming up the first three shots that they "have demonstrated con-
vincingly it is possible to launch \,,
rockets from the Upper Peninsula .'* $' .
in safety." -
Although payload malfunctions '
in the past three shots caused f,,.:. ' z" ; v ;
some amount of disappointment i : '
in the data obtained, the next two x""... '
shots should correct this-difficulty, .<',,,;':h4...;
Allen added. ' .....>:: , "
Emhaizes Purpose :4X ;.,:'.X.* " ¢~>:
He emphasized that the pur- .
pose of the series was to prove the .. "":.r::"
feasibility of using the site on the , , ": :
Upper Peninsula for future pro- > ' .
Keweenaw would provide the r
only interior launch site in the ,..X.....'.,,.=,"..
Midwest, Allen said. "It is a good }>'.t
safe site with an ideal range," he i $ '.> '.i "'
added. Keweenaw was found to *
be the best point from which to w '
fire rockets over Lake .Superior " f
into an area free from ship ping " - ,:
routes. In addition low level ' '.
flights .have been maintained to -"' ~ ' {;
protect against any damage from ' :;"4
the falling rocket.;; .r
The site was originally selected 4.'' 5:*
by Allen, Leslie Jones, of the high ' x''
altitude division of the Depart- .
ment of Astronautical and Aero- :.', ...,'
nautical Engineering and Wilbur r ' \'
Nelson, chairman of the Depart- $}
ment of Astronautical and Aero-;
nautical Engineering. Aero;.
Help Weather Bureau _ . * .
Throughout the program the ;
University has been providing the 3' , &:. "'
United States Weather Bureau
with information obtained by the z
sounding rockets. When the five .
shots are completed, Allen said,'i
the data will be compiled and pro-
posals will be submitted from the " ' .5","
United States Weather Bur eau;, ;'": ' r 9
the Nationale Aeronautics and " 752<,x "
Space Administration and .various , " """ ' ,ss.,.
other private firms to help sun- . , :
port a permanent base at Kewee-
naw. Allen said that these were " .,
the only proposals at this time. : 5v.
The Keweenaw property itself, *', Wk*4:
which comprises 213 acres on '.'"
Lake Superior, was donated to the "
:University by the Calumet and ""<: ' : "
Hecula Co. The weather bureau , '
provided the five rockets andte
payloads, White Sands Testing ' '4' " :X'C
Grounds provided the launcher , ,.; s; :
and Willow Run Airport provided'
the radar tracking equipment. d 1 .
In addition $52,000 was invested :
by the State of Michigan,. Ches- : .k }
ter Parks, research director of thde : zt''"
Michigan State Department cfi ' ''
Economic Expansion, said. The $ ":
total amount invested to date is '.
goyfl o 0 ">;

lMotion Asks
Of Room Bill
Council Requests
Housing Department
To Publish Figures
Interquadrangle Council unan-
imously passed a motion last night
requesting that the housing office
prepare an explanation of'the
recent room and board rate hike.
The statement would be published
in the IQC Newsletter by Oct. 1.
The motion proposed by West
Quadrangle President Leonard
Weinstein, '65, asked that the fol-
lowing information be included in
the explanation :_
1) A breakdown showing where
"every penny" of the total room
and board payments goes;
2) "Where every penny" of the
individual $34 increase went;
3) Why the increase was nec-
4). Why the IQC president was
.not consulted before the increase
went into effect;
5) Why the rates were increased
during the summer;
6) Why returning dorm residents
'were not informed of a possible
I room and board. increase before
signing their :contracts.
Understanding 1"ecessary
"We feel it is important for each
resident to understand exactly why
the increase was made," Weinstein
commented. "Moreover, IQC would
like to have all pertinent infor-
mation at hand to evaluate and,
if necessary, protest the decision
to raise room and board rates."
At second motion, proposed by
John Lossing, '67, president of
Mary Markley, was tabled indefi-
nitely by the council. This mo-
Lion stated that "the IQC de-
mand-not merely suggest this
time-that the housing office be
reformed on Lines which take in-
to account the importance of the
student as an individual, and not
as an IBM card."
The motion proclaimed that
"the welfare of residence hall
dwellers should be of paramount
importance" in formation 'of hous-
ing policy andt contended that
present administration attitudes
are not entirely in line with this.
"The general consensus of the
council:was 'in agreement with
these statements," John Eadie, '65,
IQC president, remarked.
"However, the. body felt that it
Scould better help to solve these.
problems. by attacking them on a
specific basis. Hence, a general
resolution of this .kind would 'not
be appropriate. now."
> Eugene IHaun, University hous-
ing director, was present at the
meeting to explain. aspects of the


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Communists Prey on Viet Nationalism, U.S. Policy

First of Two Articles
Managing Editor
"Viet Nam isn't being run for you, it's being run for the United
States. We are the true nationalists."
With this argument, the Communist Viet Cong has won the
support of large segments of South Viet Nam's populace, one of that
nation's student leaders said yesterday.:
Dao Duy, president of the Vietnamese Catholic Students' Fed- =
eration, is in Ann Arbor on a State Department travel ,grant. In
an interview he detailed how the Viet Cong-or the' National
Liberation Front, as it calls itself-has gained the sympathy of
his countrymen.
Stoaiy Begins in 1954
- Th'm om.ginn nf the Viet story begins in 1954, after a.

amounted to a threat to cut off sorely-needed U.S. aid if Diem were
not placed in charge, Dao Duy added.-
In his, first three years, Diem took "the first steps" toward
establishing a democracy, but later it became apparent that the
forms he had set up were intended to mask a dictatorship, Dao
Duy said.
"Unfortunately, Eisenhower was president of the U.S. at the
time. As a military man, he looked at Viet Nam as a strategic
territory against the Communist world," he continued. Hence the
U.S. aid to Viet Nam consisted mostly of military supplies.
Diem's Star Dimmed
Diem's government became less and less popular. "The people
were never against Diem himself. ,He had some virtu; he was honest
and uncorruptible. We liked this. But he always followed the advice
of his staff, and his staff was very bad," Dao Duy said.
Sensing Diem's unpopularity, the Central Intelligence Agency
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