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Residence

Strike Likely at Ford
'Less Optimistic' About Settlement
Before 10 A.M. Deadline

DETROIT (P)-Top negotiators
for Ford Motor Co. and the Unit-
ed Auto Workers union said yes-
terday they were "less optimistic".
than before that a strike can
be avoided at Ford by today's 10
a.m. deadline.
Contenders

Both UAW President Walter P.
Reuther and Ford Vice-President
Malcolm Denise agreed as they en-
tered a 24-hour, showdown bar-
gaining session there still were is-
sues on the table that could erupt
in a strike of Ford's 165,000 pro-
duction worlkers.
Reuther expressed most concern
in the areas of production stand-
ards and working conditions and
said there must be some give on
the part of the company "or. they
will stop making cars tomorrow."
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By JEFFREY GOODMAN
It's safe to assume that the
educational value of the residen-
tial college will be significantly af-
fected by the nature of its living
units.
Just how to maximize that value
how to construct residences
which will enhance meaningful
interaction-is the big question.
Fer In students, it's an assign-
ment in brainstorming.
The students-an advisory com-
mittee to the residential college's
two top faculty planners-'-yester-
day opened what will be a long
and thoughtful dialogue on the
housing question. In their meet-
ing with Associate Dean of the
Literary College Burton D. Thuma
-director of the residential col-
lege-and Prof. Theodore New-
comb of the sociology and psychol-

ogy departments, they ranged over
the whole field of housing-related
matters.
Freewheeling, Idealistic
The ideas offered were neces-
sarily tentative, but that didn't
mean .the talk wasn't freewheel-
ing and somewhat idealistic. For
the basic purpose of the discus-
sions is to consider all proposals,
regardless of their radicalism..
If any of the ideas presented
are actually implemented, the res-
idential college is certain to be
an exciting place.
Central to the discussion were
the concepts of flexibility and va-
riety. Both. students and faculty
agreed that residential college liv-
ing units should have a wide va-
riety of room and building. styles
and should allow students and ad-
ministrators maximum discretion
in arranging the living quarters.

Go lege
Even more basic, the living units tion of l
should avoid the impersonality of they de
existing dormitories, the commit- doors an
tee agreed. And e
The fundamental arrangement Include
of the quarters was proposed at ments
the beginning of the session by While t
Newcomb. Already proposed to ar- limited
chitects as a tentative guideline, the coll
the arrangement calls for a series classmer
of units each housing about 30 two--pla
students, units three stories high will be
and centered around a common keep upl
stairwell..
The committee's consensus was A
that each unit of 30 might best And ii
introduce variety by containing a ity coulc
multitude of room sizes and relativel;
shapes. styles fo:
The approximately 10 students retically
on each floor of the units could the stud
live in everything from singles to less choi
quadruples. They might be able But th
to create virtually any combina- signed t

bedrooms and study room.
sired, simply by opening
Ld moving furniture.
ventually, each unit might
some suites, some apart-
and some cooperatives.
he first buildings will be
largely to suites -since
ege will hold only under-
n in its opening year or
anners feel that variety.
needed in the long run to
perclassmen in the college.
most Endless Choice'
f'this variety and flexibil-
d further be enhanced by
y different architectural
r each unit, it would theo-
be possible to provide
ent with an almost end-
ce of distinctive quarters.
he units would also be de-
to foster a sense of be-

longingness among their residents.
The question of how many stu-
dents this sense should and could
include led directly into the ques-
tion of how independent the units
of 30 should be from each other.
While Newcomb had originally
thought of connecting the units
some of the committee felt the
units should be completely iso-
lated.
Nevertheless, all agreed that
certain auxiliary facilities ought
to be shared by all units. These
facilities-libraries, snack bars and
larger classrooms-would serve to
unify the larger residential col-
lege population.
Lounges, Seminar Rooms
Other kinds of facilities, how-'
ever-lounges and seminar rooms
-ought to be included in each
unit, the committee felt.

Dialogue Opens

Other members stressed the val-
ue of having some regular classes
held within these rooms. The in-
formality of the residences would
lend itself significantly to more
stimulating discussion, they con-
tended.
A further unique feature of each
living unit might be an attractive
residence for a graduate adviser.
Newcomb said. An important func-
tion of this adviser, who would
hopefully be given teaching-fellow
status, would be serving as an aca-
demic counselor for the residents
of the unit.
Thus the committee almost
unanimously agreed that estab-
lishing peer counselling' within the
residence-with the graduate ad-
viser having minimum policing
responsibilities-would contribute
a good deal toward uniting living
and learning experiences.

Not Enough Time
PVF Reuther complained some work-.
F or Oers aren't given sufficient time for
the work assigned them, particu-
By ROBERT HIPPLER larly on the assembly line.
Denise said he was "mystified"
University candidates have a by Reuther's claim of what
definite advantage over outsider; amounted to worker exploitation;
in the choice of a successor to and added: "There's no basic ar-
Vice-President for Student Affairs gument that a fellow shouldn't
James A. Lewis. have time to do the job assigned
This has been the general con- him."
sensus at meetings this week be- Denise also said Ford had of-
tween student and faculty leaders fered to increase from 12 to 18
and University President Harlan minutes the two daily breaks giv-
Hatcher. en workers who have jobs which
President Hatcher met Wednes- the union claims "chains them to
day with members of the Senate machines or the grinding monot-
Advisory Committee on Universit3 ony of the assembly."
Affairs to discuss the coming ap- Added Relief Time
pointment. Prof. Wallace A. Ber- The added 12 'minute relief time
ry, chairman of the Senate sub- for workers "chained to machines"
committee on student affairs, said was won in a new contract Sept
last night that "most-though not 9 at Chrysler Corp., where the
all-at the meeting felt that a union negotiated an economic
person who is now in the Univer- package it estimated to be worth
sity community would have dis- 54 cents an hour over the next
tinct advantages." three years.
This consensus coincided with Reuther agreed that a new of-
that reached Tuesday at a con- fer from Ford "is essentially the
Terence between President Hatch- .Chrysler .package," but said there
er and 12 student leaders. Most was major disagreement over "di-
at those talks felt a qualified per- mensions of the money they are
son within the University would willing to allocate to wage in-
"have an advantage," President equities."
Hatcher commented. He said this unwillingness and
At both meetings with Presi- disagreement on noneconomic is-
dent Hatcher, most agreed thai sues were the chief stumbling
Lewis' successor should be a re- blocks to early agreement.
spected member. of the academic Chrysler Too
community and a good adminis- Reuther also is threatening
trator who sharply defines his Chrysler with a strike at 10 a.m.
lines of authority, those attend- today to win the contract he
ing have indicated. wants for the company's 7000
Several men within the Univer- salaried office workers and engi-
sity have been prominently men- neering personnel represented by
tioned as contenders for the toy the UAW.
OSA post. Among these have 'been The contract, buttoned up al-
Prof. Charles Lehmann, an associ- ready at Chrysler- covers its hour
ate dean in the graduate school; ly-rated production, maintenancE
Prof. James H. Robertson an as- and parts depot employes, who
sociate dean in the literary col- make up the vast majority of
lege, and Prof. Richard L. Cutler Chryscler's 74,000 union represent-
of the psychology department. ed personnel.
Other rumors have involved The UAW chief said yesterday
Prof. Luke Cooperrider of the Law as he entered Ford bargaining he
School and Dean Stephen Spurr of thought . chances of avoiding a
the natural resources school. Coop- sitrike at Chrysler were "quite
errider also serves as chairman good." '
of the Board in Control of Stu- There still was the possibility
dent Publications. of a walkout at a few Chrysler
Spurr, who also serves part-time plants where local grievances had
under Vice-President for Academ, not been resolved.
ic Affairs Roger W. Heyns, has At least one local-at Newark,
been prominently mentioned as Del.-had petitioned the UAW in-
the next dean of the graduate ternational board for strike au-
school, replacing the retiring thorization, and three other lo-
Ralph Sawyer. cals had unsettled problems.
Canidte ha Pedicts
Sociaists to Rise in Crisis
By ROBERTA POLLACK
"The United States is facing a certain crisis in its need to expand.
The historical development of this country and the world 'shows we
socialists will become very important people when the crisis occurs,"
Edward Shaw, vice presidential nominee for the Socialist Workers'
Party, said last night.
Speaking before the Youth for the Election of DeBerry and Shaw
Committee he claimed "the crisis shows itself in our direct and crude
intervention in the semi-colonial countries of the world." In particular
.he mentioned our military help

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Seventy-Four Years of Editorial Freedom

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VOL. LXXV, Na. I7 ANN ARBSOR, MICHIGAN, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 1864 tSEVEN NTV7S _" SIX PIAES<
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OS enies Caimr
Hel t ealtors
Members of the Office of Student Affairs yesterday accused
developers of an 18-story apartment building of "distorting and
misrepresenting" OSA's attitude toward and involvement in the
South University St. project.
In a local newspaper article and at a Student Government
Council meeting Wednesday, Robert Weaver, who represents the
Milwaukee realty firm building tlpe apartment house, referred to
"close work" with "University housing officials." He said that while
the University had not endorsed the project, it was "satisfied" with
the plans. Mrs. Elizabeth Leslie, Peter Ostafin and Mrs. Norma
-Kraker, all of whom work in the
areas of off-campus housing de-
A...., D 11 velopment for the OSA, and John
Bingley, director of student ac-
tivities and organizations said yes-
Here is a roundup of federal terday that they have had the
education bills presently pend- most "peripheral" contact with'
ing in Congress: Ithe project, and that far from
-The Department of Health, being satisfied, they are "quite
Education and Welfare appro-b, t
priations bill still awaits the concerned" with some of its fea-
signature of President Lyndon tures.
B. Johnson. This bill will sup- Mrs. Leslie was disturbed that
ply $700,000 in loans to the the building-which will have ef-
University through the National ficiencies, one and two bedroom
Defense Education Act. apartments with rents averaging
The measure also provides between $60-70 per person-will
funds which the University "obviously be geared toward un-
hopes to use for the construc- dergraduates. Our biggest need
tion of the addition to the Gen- right now is low-cost housing for
eral Library. Further provisions graduate students and married
include more than $200,000 in couples."
loans to University students in The OSA is also worried about
the Medical and Dental schools. the lack of parking facilities. The
-The NDEA amendment bill developers intend to rent the first
to extend the original program tavfloors for commercial use,
b.providinganhaddition thus avoiding a zoning require-
$27.3 million to the original ment that purely residential build-
$135 million, now awaits action ings provide their own parking.
commitseee alwcoill re A University business office of-
elimiatee.The $80,00 iling ficial yesterday made a "con-
eliminate the $800,000 ceiing servative" estimate that the 800
available to the University. usridns fth budng
-The authorization bill of plus residents of the building
the Economic Opportunity Act would have a minimum of 200
has been passed and signed by cars between them.
Johnson. The House Appropri- Mrs. Leslie is calling a meeting
ations Committee is now meet- of local realtors "to assure them
ing to form the appropriations that we have' absolutely no official
bill which willrprovide $72.5 connection with this project. The
million to further part-time impression that has been created
employment of students. -Stu- is an erroneous one."
dents will receivesfinancial aid
for services to the community.
The provision also provides Vote To Extend
youth camp programs.
-The Social .Securities
Amendments of 1964 is now in Cyprus Force
a House - Senate conference J
committee so that a compro- UNITED NATIONS (I)-Britain,
m:..ise .can be agreed upon be-
tween the House and Senate the United States and the Soviet
versions of the bill. The major Union all came out last night for
disagreement between the two giving the United Nations peace-
.bills is the Medicare progra. keeping f o r c e another three
The Senate version inlgdes months in Cyprus beyond Sept. 26.
Thdicre. Hone version indes All three countries told the Se-
Medicare. House version does curity Council they favored Sec-
This act will provide $80 a retary-General U Thant's request
months to approximately 1000 that the council extend the life
University students between the of the six-month-old force of
ages of 18 and 22. more than 6000 troops and police
from nine countries..

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Plac Stae
Wayne State and Michigan
State Universities gave an indica-
tion of the magnitude of higher
education demands for next year
as they submitted record, requests
for state operating funds yester -
day.
The Regents are expected to
send their own record request to
Lansing surpassing $50 million to.-
day. .KAREN
MSU passed a budget request of dendI
$48.3 million-$9 million over their Keenh f
ih
current operating appropriation. Knhf
WSU announced it Is seeking $35 sides renm
million, an $8 million increase.
.On the basis of these totals,
officials in Lansing last night
were forecasting a demand for
$170 million in state funds by theI
10 state-supported schools. The On
demand, they predicted, would be
met by a record state appropria-
tion exceeding this year's historic
$131 million.
The bids will pass through the Contro
governor's office and the legisla- residents o
ture during the next half year and attempt to
emerge somewh'at cut in the Irate I
spring. The operating appropria- lounge in
tion is combined with student fees her evalua
to pay salaries, maintain build- They char
necessary supplis for teachg. generalizat
The University sought $47 mil-. Miss Ker
lion last year and received $44 her feeling
million in May. The money has honors stu
term operation, increased faculty scious of c
salaries and substantial library mighty gra
improvement. Some ho
In justifying the record request, ed that k
Michigan Stat niersi Presi grde -oin
college's b o 0 m i n g enrollment, housing ur
highest in the state. He also cited lectual stin
the need for faculty salary in- available ir
creases of nearly 10 per cent.
Wayne President Clarence B. Members
Hilberry said that $3 million of spirited d
the proposed increase is needed to and Blagd
bring the university back to for- demanding
mer standards. He said WSU had equally det
slipped during the last two or writer. Bot
three years because of a shortage In their ge
of funds. the entire

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By LAURENCE K

- " -Daily-Robert Sheffield
KENAH FACES residents of Frost House in Markley to
her stand on the disadvantages of honors housing. Miss
aced members -of both Frost and Blagdon houses but both
pained adamant on their stands.
H rsfends Position
?Ionos HosingUnit

By BRIAN BEACH

versial Daily editorial writer Karen Kenah met with the
of Markley's honors houses last night in an unsuccessful
resolve their differing views on honors housing units.
Frost and Blagdon House members packed into the Frost
hopes that Miss Kenah would explain on what she based
tion of honors houses.

for Tshombe in the Congo and for
the dictator of the day in South
Viet Nam.
The unemployment rate of "al-
most 10 per cent" in this country,
during booming economic condi-
tions was another example of the
need for expansion. "Automation
,is going to hurt employment,"
Shaw noted. "Employment is be-
ing maintained by war produc-
tion and by our wars abroad."
'Thought Controls'
Growth of what Shaw called
"thought controls" through the
H o u s e Un-American Activities
Committee, the FBI and the CIA
were indications of further prob-
lems in this country.
Shaw claimed- .that the use of
terrorist or extremist methods by
these groups would not be im-
probable if they felt such tactics
were necessary to preserve an
economic system based on the
profit system. He particularly
attacked the extreme rightists
who were absolutely loyal to a
free enterprise system and would
be willing to go to war to pro-
tect it.
According to Shaw, those who
would be opposed to capitalism
would be those who had the least
to lose and the most to gain. This
included, in particular, thy; Ne-
groes, the wage workers and the
farmers. Shaw claimed the Social-
ists would be voted into control .of
the government when the crisis
conditions reached a climax.

ged that her sweeping
Ions were not true.
nah proved adamant in
that "clapping many
udents into one house
make them more con-
competition for the al-
ide-point."
nors residents contend-
nowledge rather than
t averages command re-
e group.; They; felt their.
nit affords them intel-
iulation not as readily
regular housing units.
of the proud and
elegations from Frost
on Houses took turns
clarifications from the
ermined Daily editorial
h sides remained fixed
neral views throughout
discussion.

Wallace Asks
Schoo l Control
MONTGOMERY,.Ala. ( ')-Gov.
George C. Wallace'summoned the
Alabama legislature yesterday to
a special one-day session in a
move he said is 'aimed at restor-
ing control of public schools to
the states.
Telegrams calling the session
for next Monday, were sent to law-
makers. Wallace was in Milwau-
kee, Wis., when he disclosed the
move aimed at amending the
United States Constitution "to
keep the federal government out
of our schools."
Wallace said he would ask the
legislature to adopt a resolution
calling for amendment of the Cori-
stitution.
Caught Off-Guard
The urgent call caught the
capitol off-guard except for Wal-
lace's closest aides, who declined
comment. The' governor's tele-
gramsX to legislators said:
."I believe that we together can
perform a service to our people
and the people of this country by
initiating action to protect our
local school systems.
"I am certain that each of you
will feel this action to be appro-
priate and timely, since this im-
portant matter can be promptly
acted upon, I am requesting that
this extraordinary session be
limited to one legislative day."
First Step
The resolution could be the
first step in what, the governor
hopes will be a snowballing effort
at rewriting the U.S. Constitution.
State Sen. Pete Mathews said
that if only Alabama approves
such a resolution "it will fall flat.".

'ARE YOU AWARE':
Politis, Coufoudakis View Cyprus Crisis

By MERLE JACOB

EDWARD SHAW
Group Studies
Student Union
A Student Government Council
ad hoc committee met last night
to look into the possibility of set-
ting up a student employes asso-
ciation.
Fifteen interested students at-
tended the meeting and discussed
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The United States could have
stopped Turkish bombing of
Greek Cypriot villages by simply
refusing to support Turkey's posi-
tion on partition of the island
according to Dimitri Politis. for-
mer electrical engineering instruc-
tor at the University.
The lecture held last night by
Politis and Evangelos Coufoud-
akis of the political science de-
partment, was sponsored by the
International Student Association,
the Michigan League and the
Michigan Union. The lecture was
part of ISA's "Are You Aware"

on the other hand, Cyprus wishes
to remain independent, this is also
all right with Greece."
Turkey's use of force 4 against
Cyprus is legally unjustifiable,
Coufoudakis explained. Quoting
from the United Nations charter
and the Treaty of Guarantee,
which gave Cyprus independence
in 1960, he said the only legal
action possible is to settle the
question peacefully.
Turkey has broken her Treaty
of Alliance with Cyprus, Greece
and England. She has moved her
troops stationed on the island un-
der the Alliance without the per-
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no emnity toward the Turkish
Cypriots. They feel- sorry for the,
Turks who are being victimized by
their own underground," he em-
phasized.
For 350 years the Greek major-
ity and the Turkish minority have
lived together peacefully. It was
not until the English, who held
colonial possession of the island,
suggested the idea of partitioning -
the two groups that trouble be-
gan, he said.'
Unequal Ratios
When the constitution was writ-
ten in 1960 giving Cyprus inde-
pendence, the country was divided
by nitinnality and assigned un-

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