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Military Invades
Mississippi Dorm
Police Remove Various Firearms
From House Adjacent to Meredith
By The Associated Press
OXFORD, Miss.-Military policemen hauled out a dismantled
pistol, a dismantled M-1 rifle and several tear-gas grenades last
night from a men's dormitory at the University of Mississippi.
The dormitory, Lester Hall, is next door to Baxter Hall, where
James H. Meredith lives.
The military policemen came out with the weapons-as well as
a five-gallon gasoline can and a large supply of fireworks-after




... parries charges

Hold Debate
Both Rep. Gilbert E. Bursley (R-
Ann Arbor) and Prof. Henry L.
Bretton, candidates for state rep-
resentative .in Washtenaw Coun-
ty, agreed last night that fiscal re-
form is necessary, but disagreed on
the details.
Debating the merits of Gov.
John B. Swainson's tax proposals
Prof. Bretton charged that "as
long as there is a Republican-dom-
inated Legislature, there will be no
fiscal reform."
Citing Bursley as a leader in the
fight for a nuisance tax program
that finally passed the Legislature
after the Senate had rejected a
fiscal reform program, Prof. Bret-
ton said that Bursley is "opposed
to fiscal reform no matter what
he says around election time."
Knocks Republicans
He termed Swainson's tax pack-
age "a compromise" and claimed
that Republicans, even many who
say they are for fiscal reform,
would not find any viable fiscal
reform program acceptable.
Bursley said that Swainson's tax
package was inadequate to meet
the needs of the state. First, it did
not make adequate provision for
replacing local r e v e n u e lost
through the exemption of indus-
trial machinery and equipment
from local property taxes.
Second, in exempting food and
drugs from the sales tax, it upset
the formula by which funds are
given to local school districts
through return of the sales tax.
Third, the intangibles tax ought
to be eliminated completely.
And Another Thing .. .
Fourth, the personal property'
tax ought to be repealed on busi-
ness inventory, Bursley said.
He also claimed that his back-
ing of certain nuisance taxes was
in line with the Citizens for Mich-
igan tax proposals for the state in
the period prior to complete fiscal
The debate was sponsored by
the Young Republicans and Young
MSU Group
To Defy Ban
Second Time
anist Club of Michigan State Uni-
versity has announced it plans a
second defiance of the university
rule against bringing in speakers
not cleared in advance.
The group was one of six repri-
manded for inviting several off-:
campus speakers to a previous
meeting without prior clearance.
The six groups, including the all-
university student government,

two and a half hours of search-
ing the more than 100 rooms of
the dormitory.
Bayonets fixed, they threw a
guardaround the dormitory and
began searching rooms after some-
body tossed a cherry bomb out a
window, slightly injuring a sol-
Students gathered in front of
Lester Hall, numbering at one
time about 100, standing face to
face with the soldiers ringing the
There were no signs of trouble
and the crowd, after growing in
size for a few moments with the
addition of the curious, soon be-
gan to dwindle.
It was Meredith's 23rd day of
classes at Ole Miss.
But the Justice Department
gave early indications it was
keeping a wary eye out for Hallo-I
ween trouble, fearful of a third
straight day of demonstrations by
students protesting the presence
of Meredith, the university's first
known Negro student in its 114-
year-old history.'
Nicholas Katzenbach, the deputy
attorney general, flew in from
Washington Wednesday night and
conferred with university officials.
The Justice Department said he
told them it was their responsi-
bility to maintain discipline among
the students.
The arrival of Katzenbach un-
derscored the seriousness with
which the government viewed the
Dean of Students L. L. Love told
a group of students that it was
his understanding the Justice De-
partment planned to file contempt
of federal court charges against
persons arrested in any future
Donates Center
For Syracuse
NEW YORK (M - Newspaper
publisher Samuel I. Newhouse has
pledged $15 million for what is
described as "the world's largest
and most advanced study center
in mass communications," it was
announced yesterday.
The center is being established
at Syracuse University; studies will
embrace journalism, radio and
television, audiovisual and other
media of communications.

To Return
Pilot's Body
Red Chinese Launch
Propaganda Program
By The Associated Press
States U-2 pilot missing on a
flight over Cuba is dead, and the
Cuban government has agreed to
return his body, Acting United Na-
tions Secretary-General U Thant
said last night.
The pilot was Maj. Rudolf An-
derson Jr., of Greenville, S.C.
The defense department report-
ed Anderson missing last Satur-
day but there had been no indi-
cation he might have been forced
down over Cuba and killed.
Checking Up?
Anderson presumably was on a
flight to check on the buildup of
the Soviet bases.
KEY WEST (P)-Havana Ra-
dio said this morning Cuba
Prime Minister Fidel Castro is
standing firm on his demand
that the United States remove
Its naval base at Guantanamo.
Castro's insistence on this
point came after his meeting
with Acting Secretary General
U Thant.
In announcing that the pilot
was missing, the defense depart-
ment had reported that its re-
connaissance plane checking on
the Soviet buildup had been fired
upon over Cuba.
In other developments, Red
China yesterday launched a prop-
aganda campaign aimed at stiff-
ening Cuban Prime Minister Fidel
Castro's resistance to uncondition-
al withdrawal of Soviet missiles
from Cuba.
Defy Khrushchev
The Chinese thus defied Soviet
Premier Nikita S. Khrushchev,
who said Sunday he had ordered
the dismantling and withdrawal of
missiles under UN supervision.
Peiping disclosed UN involve-
ient as interference with the in-
dependence and sovereignty of
This statement was made in the
Nov. 1 issue of the Communist
theoretical quarterly "Red Flag."
U.S. Freeze on Goods
It was also learned that the
Cuban crisis prompted a complete
but temporary freeze 'on all li-
censing of American goods for
shipment to Communist countries.



#U.S. To Fly Arms
ToIndian Troo ps
By The Associated Press
WASHINGTON - High priority United States light infantry
weapons and other equipment will be sped by air to India this week to
help Indian troops hold off massive Chinese Communist border attacks.
In another development yesterday, Indian Prime Minister Jawah-
arlal Nehru ousted Defense Minister V. K. Krishna Menon.
The State Department said big Air Force transport planes will
start taking off on the mission today or tomorrow from many points
in the United States. The first
deliveries are expected to include
M-1 Garand semi-automatic rifles,.
light mortars, grenades, trucks,
Te otjeeps and radio communication
~i7R Petiion fillment of President John F. Ken-
T$he arms flow was in swift e ul
By GAIL EVANS I nedy's pledge to give rapid and
Student Government Council sympathetic consideration to an
Presden StvenStokmeer 63,appeal from India for military as-
President Steven Stockmeyer, '63, sistance to repel the invaders.
informed Council last night that
at present 1,227 students have An official said that in extending
signed the Young Republican Club assistance to India "we are re-I
petition to initiate the question of sponding to an urgent need aris-
continued participation in the ing from a situation which is of
United States National Student concern not only to that country
Association on the Nov. 14 ballot. but to our allies as well."
One thousand signatures were The United States has started
needed, consultations with Canada, Brit-
The mechanism of the election ain and probably other allied pow-
was also considered. A motion, in- ers to avoid duplicating types ofi
troduced by .ACC treasurer Thom- weapons sent to India and to openr
as Brown, '63BAd, to alleviate the up resources of supplies to fit In-f
randomness of ballot tabulation in dia's specific needs.
the Hare system was passed by Fighting has raged for weeks.
the body. although the Chinese advance at
The new process will aid in the 13 points since they attacked In-
distribution of excess votes after dia has touched soil the Chineset
a candidate has reached the quota do not claim in only two sectors-
necessary for election. both in the remote northwest area1
Temporary and ad hoc recogni- of Ladakh.
tion were granted to two new st'1- In the cabinet shakeup, Nehru
dent organizarions concerned with himself took over the key defenset
USNSA. Recognition was given so post with its urgent responsibil-
"Better Off Out,," a group work- ity of staving off Red China's at-1
ing to convince students that the tacks on India's northern borders.1
University shouid end its partici- Though Menon's fall was cush-1
pation in the as,,ciaticn. Ad hoc ioned by a new appointment as4
approval was also given to "Friends minister of defense production, the1
of USNSA." cabinet switch was an important
Council mandated the SGC victory for his critics at a timet
Committee on the Ur.iversity to when the nation was bogged downt
study the issue of student labor: in the crucial undeclared war.
"the nature, extent, average wage I-

Problems k
Hit Vehicle
PASADENA (} - A mysterious
power problem has developed on
the Venus-bund Mariner II space
craft, scientists reported last
Mariner instruments conducting
interplanetary scientific experi-
ments have been turned off to
avoid possible exhaustion of the
space craft's battery power.
A project spokesman said the'
situation has created apprehen-
sion but does not necessarily mean
the Mariner will fail to perform


Castro Prohibits
~UN Investigators
Thant Says Missile Dismantling
To Be Completed by Tomorrow
By The Associated Press
WASHINGTON-The United States will resume its naval
arms quarantine of Cuba at daybreak today.
The move came last night after United Nations Acting
Secretary-General U Thant apparently had failed to win ap-
proval of Cuban Premier Fidel Castro to allow UN inspection
of missile sites.
Thant did learn, however, that all Soviet missiles will
be dismantled by tomorrow and out of Cuba soon afterwards.
The United States decision was reached by President
John F. Kennedy after a conference with his top advisers.
Aerial surveillance of the Russian missile installations like-
wise will resume. UN inspec-
tion rights were considered vi-
tal by the United States. Thant
indicated he would continue
discussion with Cuban repre-
sentatives in New York on the
entire crisis.
Thant described his talks in Ha- By RICHARD KRAUT
vana as "fruitful." He said there The student senate of Vander-
was agreement that the UN should bilt University in Tennessee last
continue its efforts to reach a night kept the university in Unit-
peaceful settlement of the Cuban ed States National Student Asso-
problem. Then he asserted: ciation by failing to overridethe
Reliably Informed student body president's veto of
"During my stay in Havana, I a bill to withdraw membership.
was reliably informed that the dis- The senate voted 16-11 for
mantling of the missiles and in- overriding s t u d e n t president
stallations was already in progress Thomas Abernathy's veto and
and that this process should be therefore failed to get the neces-
completed" by tomorrow. sary two thirds support by two
"Thereafter will come the ship- votes.
ment and return to the Soviet Un- According to the student Secre-
ion, arrangements for which are tary of Student Affairs William
understood to be in hand. Brooks, Abernathy had to decide
Thant declined to answer fur- whether his role is "to reflect the
ther questions from newsmen, opinions of the campus or to pro-
Mikoyan Travels y vide campus leadership."
U k s , Liked USNSA

its scientific missions when it
passes Venus in December.
The California Institute of
Technology jet propulsion labora-
tory, which built Mariner II, said
voltage supplied by the solar
panels on the space craft fell so
low there was fear the Mariner's
battery might be taxed if all the
experimental instruments were
left in operation.

So a command to stop the in-
terplanetary experiments was sent
to Mariner yesterday from the
Goldstone tracking station in the
California desert-

and working conditions" of stu-
dents employed by the University
and by private concerns.
A motion on the Colorado Daily
failed to gain Council approval,
when Stockmeyer made the vote a
7-7 tie. The resolution, introduced
by Daily Editor Michael Ofinick,
'63, asked that SGC condemn " Ghe
action of University of Colorado
President Quigg Newton in firing
Gary Althen, the editor of the
Colorado Daily."


Panel Analyzes Law Schools

Dean Richard Gordon of the
Georgetown University law school
said last night that the study of
law is "not the bundle of dry
bones" that one might expect
but is "likely to be the most ex-
citing discipline the student mignt
Dean Gordon and a panel of
other law school admissions offi-
cers including Dean William
Shane of the University of Penn-
sylvania law school and Professors
Roy Steinheimer of the maw
School and Lionel H. Laing of the
political science department dis-
cussed law school preparation and
admissions policies.
From personal experience, Dean
Gordon found that there is a great
deal of "intellectual satisfaction"

to be derived from legal studies.
Dean Shane noted, corresponding-
ly, that 70 per cent of the law stu-
dent's time is spent in the libraiy.
Prime Factor
Prof. Steinheimer pointed out
that a major cause of failure in
legal studies is that the student
does not sufficiently inform hira-
self before entering upon them
Of the 10 of every 11 students
who don't finish, half flunk out
while the other half drop out for
reasons such as pressure, dissatis-
faction and job offers.
Dean Gordon said that only 25
of the nation's 140 law schools
would be of interest to University
students on the basis of educa-
tional background and aims.
He termed these "excellent" and
most of the balance "terribly par-

ochial" in both selection of ssu-
dents and scope of subject mat-
ter taught.
Otherwise Useful
The panel felt that the legal
education provided useful back-
ground for other pursuits. Prof.
Laing pointed out that many of
the courses are similar to those
in business school. Dean Shane
said that a law background helps
to develop other faculties and
cited Archibald MacLeish's con-
tention that law made him a bet-
ter poet.
But the student should not en-
ter legal study with purposes that
are too inflexible, as often hap-
pens with engineering graduates.
Steinheimer said that the Uni-
versity Law School feels that
specialization should come after
a man is established in practice
and thus plans its curriculums
Look Ahead
He did not believe students to
be mature enough after three
years to specialize and should
have the "opportunity to see
where their interests lie and where
they can use their talents best."
As to admissions, the panel
agreed that law schools look for
"good students" with no specific
background requirements. Selec-
tion is made basically on tran-

Stuart Views j
Anna Karinena
As Piopliecy
In "Anna Karinena" Leo Tol-
stoy envisioned the breakdown of
society; it is in this respect that
he becomes prohpetic, Prof. David
H. Stuart of the English depart-
ment said last night.
As an indenspensible being in
society, Anna's break shows the
reader that the whole of an entire
world is crumbling, Prof. Stuart
continued, in the first of a series-
of lectures at B'nai B'rith Hillel
Nor does Tolstoy see a reorder-
ing of society, but, like modern
existentialists, says that man must
learn to live this way.
Discard Formalism
Tolstoy saw that the spectacle
of nature negates order; he there-
fore attempts to cast aside formal
philosophy for a more real and
elemental logic. In this attempt
Tolstoy denied the rationale of
But although the ordering of
this world is negative, moral sys-
tems degenerate and structures of
society disintegrate, Tolstoy has a
concern for all living things, Prof.
Stuart noted. This gives all living
things a dignity of their own.
If neither goal nor cause exist
in pattern, ethics alone may not
be able to exist in practical mean-
Tolstoy was so filled with terrorE
at what was happening to the
world around him that it is pos-
sible that he might have i epudi-
ated these ideas in his later life,
Prof. Stuart said.
In his ability to see both the
old modern world and the future
modern world, he realized things
that we may not be able to see
even today.

The experiments may not be re-
suined until Mariner II approach-
es Venus. Then all instrumenta-
tion will be activated automatic-
ally by commands stored in the
space craft.
However, the laboratory said
"there is a possibility that as the'
space craft gets closer to the sun
it may be possible to turn on the
four interplanetary experiments
again when the power situation is
better understood."
A laboratory spokesman said the
solar panels are not at fault and
"we don't know yet just what is
at fault."
Germans Plan,
'Crisis' Bills
BONN ( P)-The West German
Cabinet yesterday approved the
draft of a controversial law that
would give the government extra-
ordinary powers in a national
Interior Minister Hermann Hoe-
cherl said he hoped parliament
would give the two-thirds majority
recuired for passage.
Simultaneously, the c a b i n e t
brought out civil defense measures.
These included a requirement that
all new buildings be equipped with
shelters against radioactivity, heat
generated by atomic explosion, and
biological and chemical warfare.

In what seemed to be another
emergency move, the Soviet Union
sent Anastas I. Mikoyan, a first
Soviet deputy premier, on a hur-
ried trip to Cuba via London and
New York. He is due in Havana
Press Secretary Pierre Salinger
refused to disclose precisely when
aerial surveillance would begin.
Like the naval blockade, it had
been suspended for the period of
Thant's two-day visit to Cuba.
The White House also announc-
ed that Kennedy has canceled a
news conference which had been
scheduled for this afternoon.Sal-
inger said it would be rescheduled
when the Cuban situation is clar-
Hemisphere Duty
"In the absence of effective UN
arrangements, the hemisphere na-
tions have the responsibility for
continuing surveillance."
It was presumed that thesafety
of American fliers was the reason
for Salinger's refusal to state pre-
cisely when the air reconnaissance
would begin.
And despite the phrase "hemis-
phere nations" there was no indi-
cation that any planes other than
United States ones would perform
the aerial photography over the
Soviet missile sites.
Questioned whether the decision
to resume the blockade and sur-
veillance was made in consulta-
tion with Latin American coun-
tries, Salinger said this govern-
ment has been "in constant con-
sultation" with the other republics
of the hemisphere.
He recalled that on Monday the
White House had announced that
the quarantine would be suspend-
ed "for the period of Thant's two-
day visit."

"Abernathy obviously had a per-
sonal conviction that withdrawal
of membership from USNSA would
be detrimental to the campus,"
Brooks said.
The student government presi-
dent had never said that he would
not veto last week's senate deci-
sion to drop out of USNSA al-
though he did say that he did not
want to use his veto power.
According to Brooks, Abernatny
might have decided to go ahead
and veto the measure because it
was approved only by a 14-12 vote.
The student senate has 28 mem-
Last Chance
The only recourse for those ad-
vocating withdrawl from USNSA
is to hold a referendum. This,
however, must be approved by two
thirds of the student senate be-
fore it goes to the campus.
Furthermore, a referendum is
not necessarily binding on the
student senate. Two years ago, a
campus referendum was held and
the students voted to withdraw
from USNSA. The student senate,
however, did not accept the
Davies Gives
Final Speech
In Law Series
Prof. D. Seaborne Davies of the
University of Liverpool devoted
his final talk in the 1962 Thomas
M. Cooley lecture series yesterday
to an analysis of "five objectives"
in the reform of English criminal
These include.
1) Revision of laws concerning
fraud in order "to devise a simple
formula which would comprise as
many as possible of the present
differing offenses."
Some Unity
2) Formulating distinct offenses
to meet every kind of aggrava-
tion, but making sure that ail
adhere to a basic offense.
3) Drafting new statutes so
clearly as to preclude courts and
lawyers from "falling back on the
old law."
4) Putting criminal law on a
"self-contained" basis so that

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