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VOL. LXXV, No. 34




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Propose Congo Peace Force,

CAIRO (WP)-President Kwame
Nkrumah of Ghana proposed yes-
terday that an African peace force
be sent to pacify' the Congo, whose
premier has been barred from the
conference of nonaligned nations
here and is now under house ar-
rest in a Cairo suburb.
In presenting his proposal to,
the conference, Nkrumah said all-
foreign soldiers and mercenaries
should be forced to leave the Con-
go immediately.
He asked the conference to order
foreign powers to keep hands off
the Congo and to demand with-
drawal of white mercenaries
brought in by Premier Moise
Tshombe to fight leftist rebels in
the eastern and northern Congo.,
The United States has sent planes

and crews t6 ferry Congo troops
to the fighting fronts.,
Nkrumah did not mention'
Tshombe by name. He also failed
to mention that Tshombe had
asked several African countries to
help him put down the Congo re-
bellion. These requests were re-
Nkrumah said the force should
be sent by the Organization of
African Unity and stay there until
elections could bring about "a
democratic government."
Tshombe has been banned by
the conference and is a hostage
of President Gamal Abdel Nasser's
An aide to Tshombe replied that
Tshombe might decline a plane,
out even if the Egyptians permit-
ted him to leave.

General Library To Restrict
Carrel Space to Graduates
Undergraduates studying in the General Library stacks this fall!
have found that all 260 study carrels there are being fitted with
locked doors.
Frederick H. Wagman, director of the University Library, said the
action was being taken because of "generally too much misbehavior
on the part of some undergraduates.,"
Each carrel is now assigned to two or three graduate students,

The Tshombe situation has to
date drawn more attention than
-the conference, which opened
A resolution banninig Tshombe's
attendance at the conference was
pushed through Tuesday by lead-
ers of other African states who
accuse Tshombe of being a stooge
for Western powers.
Ker's Faith
At Berkley
President of the Associated
Students of Berkeley Charles
Powell conferred with University
of California President Clark Kerr
last night to see whether thej
Berkeley administration was "act-
ing in good faith" on. agreements
reached last week regarding stu-
dent political activity.
Although t h e administration
had promised to submit suspen-
sion rulings against eight Berke-
ley students to a standing faculty
committee, student leaders be-
came quite dubious of the good
faith of the agreement when they
found that no standing faculty
committee for reviewing student
suspensions exists..
Powell decided to find out
whether this apparent inconsis-
toncy was deliberate or the result
of a misunderstanding.
Results of Powell's conference
with Kerr were not yet known at
press time.
Last week the Berkeley admin-
istration had promised to ease its
restrictions on participation in
direct political action on the
Berkp'ey campus. The restrictions
touched off three days of student
The eight students were arrest-
ed and suspended when they so-
licited funds for political organi-
zations after dormant adminis-
tration curbs on political activity
had been renewed.

Future of
League Council heard recently
a report on general areas of con-
cern regarding the Union-League
merger. The concerns had been
enumerated in a private conversa-
tion prior to the council meeting
by Vice-President for Student Af-
fairs James A. Lewis.
Telling the council of her dis-
cussions with Lewis, council Co-
ordinating Vice-President Gail
Howes, '66, detailed general top-
ics and questions. .
,Lewis was first concerned with
who is to have jurisdiction over
the budget, of the merged orga-
nization and who is to be its au-
He asked for clarification of the
role of the merged organization in
regard to Student Government
Up until now, neither the Union
nor the League have been consid-
ered student organizations. Thus,
they were not under the jurisdic-
tion of SGC.
He suggested that the new or-
ganization sever all ties with the
existing Boards of Governors for
both the Union and the League
and organize a completely ,new
"This suggestion was met with
opposition," Miss Howes said. The
way the structure is presently set
up, the Board of Governors df both
groups will remain as they are
Without creating a third board for
the merged organization.
According to Miss Howes, Lewis
was suggesting that the new board
be University-financed and as such
come under the jurisdiction of
the Office of Student Affairs-
thus becoming an SGC appendage.
"At present this idea is com-
pletely unfeasible, since the Re-
gents will not agree to the crea-;
tion of a new organization but
only to the merging of the stu-
dent activities now sponsored sep-
arately by the Union and the
League," Miss Howes commented.







'U' Offici
Cite Viol
Of .3 Ru:
President Pro
To Discuss Al
Problems at 1M



who require a certain amount of

Atom Policy
German government is reportedly
pressing the United States to nail
down a NATO nuclear fleet agree-
ment by the end of this year.
Germany is evidently prepared to
act without participation of other
A statement' by West German
Chancellor Ludwig Erhard was
generally interpreted to mean that
if other nations refuse to partici-
pate, Germany and the United
States might still go ahead.
The nuclear fleet has always
been envisioned as a surface force
armed with U.S. Polaris missiles
and manned by crews from many
NATO nations. A two-nation force
would mean a radical switch in
U.S. policy.
Top officials declined, however,
to rule out the possibility of such;
a switch, though they insisted that
no firm decision has been made.
Some informants said the U.S.
might have to go along with a
U.S.-German force plan but would
be reluctant to do so.
Erhard expects increasing in-
ternational debate over the fleet
project, which has stirred dis-
ruptive controversy within the At-
lantic alliance for four years. An
expected discussion in the UN
General Assembly could lead to
some general condemnation of the
nuclear force.

space in which to spread out and
store the materials necessary for
writing of their theses.
In the past, undergraduates
were free to use the carrels when-
ever the graduates assigned to
them were not present. But, Wag-
man explained, many graduate'
students have been complaining
about the destruction or theft of
their books, doctoral notes and
other materials.
He added that some undergrad-
uates using the carrels have been
noisy and that some have respond-
ed rudely when asked to let grad-
uate students use the carrels.
For these reasons, Wagman ex-
plained, the library.hgs been com-
pelled to place the carrels off,
limits to undergraduates.
He indicated that 60 or 70
carrels have already been equip-
ped with doors. Doors for the re-
maining carrels, plus locks for all
of them, will be provided grad-
ually, as rapidly as necessary
funds can be obtained.
Wagman did not think the ac-
tion would greatly increase crowd-
ing at the Undergraduate Library.
He said most of the undergradu-
ates who have complained to him
about closing the carrels study in
them only because they prefer to,
not because they can't find room
in other libraries on the campus.
indergraduates will still be
permitted to use the stacks and
to study in other- parts of the,
General Library, Wagman added.
He added that the carrels, open-
ed to undergraduates in 1958, were
"never intended as' study space
for anyone except those to whom
they are assigned."
It is common practice in li-
braries at other universities to
extend carrel privileges only to
people working on their doctoral;
dissertations, he said. While it has
revoked study privileges for under-
graduates, the University Library
remains one of the few in the
country to /allow undergraduates
even to enter its stacks, Wagman
At a meeting last night of the.
Student Action League -- newly-
formed to present alleged student
grievances to the administration-
one speaker claimed that more
books were being lost from Gen-
eral Library carrels than from the
rest of the libraryr-
The University Library includes
all libraries on campus except the
Law and Business Administration
libraries and the Michigan His-
torical Collections..

Johnson, Goldwater Call for
General Improvements
WASHINGTON (P)-President Lyndon B. Johnson barnstormed
through the Midwest yesterday, calling for improvements in the
social security law, cautioning against those who would bankrupt
farmers and speaking out on the issues of peace, prosperity and
responsibility in government.
At the same time, Sen. Barry Goldwater (R-Ariz), his opponent
for the Presidency, hammered away for morality in government and
tlaw and order in America's streets

By DAVID BLOCK 'the student body or as pertaining
.to individual students.
Student Government Counciltoi iial tets.
last night unanimously approved Initial Material
a motion to hold a rally on the Tuesday's rally and Constituent
Diag next Tuesday to discuss stu- Assembly will provide the initial
dent grievances. grievances material for the board.
The motion also called for a In other action, Council passed
Constituent Assembly meeting on a motion,, proposed by Bluestone,
the night of the rally to hear and which recommends that the Uni-
further discuss student complaints versity administration "negotiate
against the University. in good faith" with the University
According to Michigan League of Michigan Student, Employes'
President Nancy Frietag, '85, and Union. It also recommends that
:Barry Bluestone, '66, theco',and the University consider the union
Bary Bueson, '6, heco-spon- as the official bargaining agent
sors of the motion, it was design- astenoficilbyai. e
ed to direct the current campus for student employes.
agitation for alleviating urgent Speaking against the grievance
student grievances through SGC. board, SGC President Thomas
"Council will be able to pre- Smithson, '65, emphasized that if
"sunt ld eads mo re ef- Council continued to create groups
sent student demands more ef to handle basic SGC functions,
fectively to the administration eventually there would be no more
than will the student action group edfrSCt xs.
which has held rallies this week," need for SGC to exist.
Miss Frietag said. He said one of the prime reasons
Not Opposition for Council's declining prestige and
However, she stressed that the influence on campus was the fact
action by SGC was not intended that its members are shirking
to oppose or challenge in any way their responsibilities in important
the actions of the student action areas of student concern,-
group."In fact, Council's action Speaking in favor of theboard,
will'support and carry on the steps Bluestone said the entire area of
taken this week to have student, student grievances, in addition to
grievances immediately considered other SOC functions, would heav-
by the administration," she added. ily overburden the student gov-
Council also established an SGC erning body.
Student Welfare Grievances Board Also favoring the board, Howard
which will investigate all student Schecter, '66, said SGC has been
grievances, whether in behalf of ineffective in the past 10 years in
Students T o Demand Action
On Housing Grievance List

Vatican :Welds
Orthodox Ties
Ecumenical C o u n c i l reversed
Church policy and recommended
yesterday that in some cases
Catholic and Orthodox worship-
pers should receive sacraments in
each others' services.
The council voted overwhelm-
ingly in favor of the .move toward
an end to the thousand-year sepa-
ration from the Eastern Orthodox
The reversal of Roman Catholic
policy on inter-communion point-
ed up how much closer the Roman
Church is to the Orthodox Church
than to the Protestant churches
of the West.
Although the council has ap-
proved a program of common
prayer with Catholics and Protes-
tants, it has made clear it is not
ready to accept common official
worship with Protestants because
of basic differences over the

-Daily-Jerry Stoetzer
UNIVERSITY PRESIDENT HARLAN HATCHER, right, yesterday discussed student grievances with
Richard Horevitz, '67, left, and others seeking alleviation of the administratiop's alleged lack of con-
cern for student life here. The conversation took place at the president's open house, where about 200
students came after rallies on the Diag yesterday and Tuesday. President tHatcher expressed his will-
ingness to meet with the students on their grievances.
SGC To Hold Protest aly

in a campaign swing through New
Johnson told a crowd at Peoria,
Ill., he is going to ask for social
security improvements "maybe
sooner than. you think." Asked
later if this meant after, Jan. 3,
when the new Congress convenes,
he said, "I didn't say'that."
Earlier, in Des Moines, he claim-
ed there are some Americans
whose policies would wreck and
bankrupt the social security sys-
tem and one farmer out of five.
Goldwater rapped what he call-
ed the growing concentration of
power in Washington and called
for curbs on crime and disorders.
"We have heard of and seen
many wars in the time of the
present administration," he said In
Newark. "But have we yet heard
of the only needed war-the war
against crime?
"This I can pledge to you-that
I will launch the attack."
If elected, he said, he would see
that state and local law enforce-
ment officers get the power they

the area of alleviating studentt
grievances, and that it was about
time it took new action to see
that these complaints are heard
and acted upon.
This board will consist of eightl
non-SGC student members plus
the president and administrativec
vice-president of SGC, who willi
sit on the board but will not have
The board will report all sig-1
nificant student grievances to SGCt
for further action and will serve
on Council's liaison with the ad-
ministration and the Ann Arbor-
Bluestone indicated that thel
UMSEU would begin negotiations!
with the administration this morn.
ing to secure wage raises for stu-
dents employed in the residence!
halls and library. He said that
the union is seeking a base pay of
$1.25 per hour for all student:
SAL Organizes;
CompIles .List+
Of Grievances.
Some 100 students gave birth to
the Student Action League last
night and then debated just what
the organization should do.
Barry Bluestone, '66, and Rich-
ard Horevitz, '67, leaders of the
group, emphasized that the organ-
ization must present reasonable'
demands with rational alternatives
to the administration if the league
is to build an effective organiza-,
tion to act on student grievances.
The meeting and formation of
the league were an outgrowth of
a rally held Tuesday noon on the;
Diag. The rally, sponsored bya
Voice, was to arouse mass support
for student grievances.
In an open-floor discussion, the
gathering enumerated the specific
areas in which they felt the SALa
must work:
"--Student wages;,
"general lack of concern for
student"wdfare on the part of the
"-Elimination of student jobs;.'
"--Too much emphasis on re-
"-Overcrowded housing and
study facilities;
c-High liring costs:
"-Lack of voice in planning for
the 'University';
"-Curriculum and credit hours;
"-Use of enrollment deposits
and other fees;
"-Limitation of political ac-
"-Academic pressure';
"-Need for a co-operative book
Bluestone stressed that the SAL
must not be catagorized as an
oraynniatin f"kookv kds:" I

Nearly 200 students prot
various administrative policie,
tied their objections to' ani
house held' by.University I
dent Harlan Hatcher yest
The president greeted
group's leaders warmly, but
rimanded them for pre
ing their grievances-conder
wage scales and housing c
tions among other objectior
a social. function.
He agreed to discuss the
ed grievances at a future me
to be set up today.
More Dissatisfied
Other officials expressed st
er dissatisfaction with the g
actions, contending the a
violated University rules on
soring events and occupying
They include failure to re
yesterday's rally with St
Government Council, the vio
of property restrictions go
ing the Diag and the dstri
of literature without permissi
These alleged infractions
red at rallies held on the
SOC voted early this morni
conduct an investigation o
activities there.
Sponsor Rally
-At thesae-timeIt unani
ly voted to sponsor another
test rally next Tuesday. C
will seek the special pern
necessary to hold a rally o
A spokesman for the I
Republicans said last nigh
group will charge the -prot
with rule violations -beforts
Judiciary Council, the stude
dicial authority.
Second Day
The group began its seconc
secutive day of protests 'w
brief rally on the Diag at 4
After hearing short reiter
of the alleged grievances .
ally enumerated there Tu
the group walked to the
dent's house:.
Thney mingled with several
dred other student guests
several spokesmen talked x
to President Hatcher in the
Wing. He assured them that
you have in mind are issue
whichi we are all concerned."
The group's leaders, incl
Barry Bluestone, '68, aban
an earlier plan to ask the
dent to meet with the gre
another wing.
Fears Unfounded
Although administrators
student leaders on campus :
open hostilities at the no
easy atmosphere of the
houses, no incidents occurred
The entire tenor of the i
yesterday seemed to sugges
the protestors were striving
sure critics of their respons
and moderation.
Bluestone urged the Dia
to demonstrate Its ratonal
pose "to confront the Uni
and the state with a set
programs to make this a
Reiterates Anwal
He riterated thean"'"
moderation at' an _orpan 7l
meeting of the Student
Leae,; the formal groun -
will sek action onthe de
'voiced ' in the bast two days."
In addition to the was
housing objections. the grou
tic~zes the "emhasis" on i",
~lack" of student stody ind
ing facilities and "high"
r Vice-President for Ac adi
fairs Roeer W. Hevrns. w*
tended yesterday's rally anc
house. termed the rouIn'5 i
turn "inanoronriate" for dl
ina comnvex issues.
He stressed his wi1linoni
hear student comnlsints

plans to

newly-formed Student Action League is going
present a list of grievances to Eugene Haun,

ahead with
director of



Larson Looks
There is good reason for thinking that a universal city-a me
ing of big metropolitan areas to cover the earth's surface-is not
far off in the future, Prof. C. Theodore Larson of the architecture a
design college said recently.
"World population, now approximately three billion, is expec
to reach six billion by the year 2000. If present growth rates contin
it will take less than 35 years for the population to double once agai
Larson said.
.- ha t;c ronrirtn +he earfh wi-nrnhahLY h,.ve o

Toward Uniers
wide city. Present cities are radial
pattern from a central point..
With population growth, how(
too linear cities, with freeways conn
ind "< " vliving places, Larson said.-
Traffic I
ted "If traffic conditions in the
ue, today, just think what they will b
n," A times as many people in the world
z:that the vast majority will have1
Im e ... :;. - - a ,

A committee for the group, headed by Richard Horevitz, '67,
will meet with Haun tomorrow afternoon.
The grievances are divided into two categories: those demand-
ing immediate action and those demanding implementation by the
start of the fall term in 1965.
The first category asks that Haun:
"-Allow fraternity pledges to break their housing contracts so
{they may move into fraternity
"-Allow sophomore men and
above permission to break their
i dormitory contracts if they can
find other housing;
ii Ci n
jy 'Allow Junior'.,women' and
above similar permission to break
their contracts;,
: they branch out in a concentric "--Allow women to fill the va-
cancies in the oxford Co-ops;
ever, it will be necessary to have Long range proposals include:
iecting a continuous network of "-One-semester contracts of-
fered to all men and all women
Problems above the freshman level;
urban centers are considered bad "-Sophomore women receive
e like when there are six or seven apartment permission;
-to say nothing of the probability "-The University providing
their own personalized vehicles in long-term, low-cost financing to
private developers who are willing

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