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Views Indonesian Language



The development by Bahasa-
Indonesia, a language group so-
ken by Indonesians and Malyans,
was viewed recently by Prof. An-
dries Teeuw, a visiting professor
in Far Eastern Studies.
Prof. Teeuw, author of "Modern
Indonesian Literature," began with
a discussion of the name "Bahasa-
Indonesia," which is the national
language. The term has a rather
ambiguous meaning since it refers
both to one language and also
to the languages in the areas
around Indanesia, which number
over 200.
"The languages are related, with
some more closely and others more
distantly related," Prof. Teeuw
said. "Today, Bahasa-Indonesia,
a new name for Malay, refers to
the one common language accept-
ed as the national language of the
Republic," Prof. Teeuw said.
Post-War Changes
"However, this language has
been changed a great deal since
' U' Rev%;eals
NDEA Grant
Availabil ity
Application materials for can-
didates for graduate fellowships in
modern languages of "critical" im-
portance to the United States, or
in studies related to the countries
in which they are spoken, are
currently available in the Area
Centers Office, 1227 Angell Hall.
The fellowships, offering a min-
imum stipend of $2700 a year,
will be awarded this coming spring
for the summer or for the 1963
semester, by the Office of Educa-
tion under the National Defense
Education Act.
NDEA language grants are not
restricted to students working for
degrees in a foreign language,
Prof. William Schorger of the an-
thropology department, chairman
of the University National Defense
Foreign Language Fellowship
Committee, said yesterday.
Exotic Languages
The grants are, however, re-
stricted, to full-time graduate stu-
dents taking a "standard load in
one of the exotic' languages list-
ed by the NDEA," he said.
Of the more than 70 languages
on the NDEA list, the University
offers courses in 10, including
Japanese, Chinese, Arabic, Persian,
Turkish, Spanish, Russian, Hindi-
Urdu, Tha, and Pashto.
Each applicant will be screened
by a committee composed of mem-
bers of the language and area
studies department. Their recom-
mendations are forwarded to the
University Committee, which sends
it on to Washington, where for-
mal and final approval is granted
or -ithheld.
In-Group Decision
However, 95 per cent of the
" decision is made by the Univer-'
sity," Prof. Schorger said.
The deadline for applicants
submitting the NDEA forms in
January 18, 1963.
Prof. Schorger noted that by ac-
cepting one of the fellowships, the
student does not obligate himself
to entering government service.
Pick Committee
For Senior Night
The Women's League has chos-
en the following members of the
C e n t r a 1 Committee for this
spring's Senior Night: General
Chairman, Marion Jackson; Asst..
General Chairman, Nancy Kings-
land; Publicity Chairman, Anne
Leavengod; Tickets, Ruth Burt;
Entertainment, Katie Harri ; Pro-
grams, Ann Hannon; Patrons,
Carolyn Savage.

Indonesia became a republic in
1945," he added. "Important sruc-
tural changes in the language ae
beginning to become evident."
"The Malay language was not
the most culturally important crr
even the most widely-spoken lan-
guage. But it had already been the
language used between tribes and
with foreigners," he stated.
"As a medium of culture, Malay
was highly respected. It was also
the language of religion. Malay
was used in the spread of Islam
and Christianity," Prof. Teeuw
Forbidden Language
Although Dutch was the colonial
language in modern times, its use
was forbidden during the Japanese
occupation in the Second World
War. "Thus in 1945 when the
Republic was created there was no
opposition to the acceptance of
Malay, with the new name of
Bahasa-Indonesia, as the national
language," he explained.
"It has been used in all layers
of society since 1945. It had a
strong unifying effect on the te-
public of Indonesia," Prof. Teeuw
But difficulties arose in the use
of the language. Millions had
never spoken Malay before, and
terminology lagged far behind the
needs of modern society. "More
serious were the threats to the
grammatical structure of the lan-
guage," he claimed.
For instance, in the newspapers,
what was needed was general
Cites Roles
Of Council
For Grads
The Interdisciplinary Scholars
Council was formed last year for
the expressed purpose of looking
out for the interests of the ad-
vanced graduate student, accord-
ing to its president, Ronald E. Sea-
voy, Grad.
Seavoy explains that at the
time the council was formed, he
and the other members took upon
themselves the burden of the tasks
to which they felt the Graduate
Students Council was not devoting
enough attention. These matters
included taking care of new book
acquisitions, library hours and
study conditions.
Balanced View
Perhaps the most important
duty of IDSC at late, however, has
been the service of providing stu-
dents on State Department schol-
arships at the English Language
Institute with a balanced view of
the United States.
Under the ELI teacher-educa-
tion program, future teachers of
English from various foreign coun-
tries come to the University to
study problems of phonetics,
grammar, and linguistics. Unfor-
tunately, however, many of them
come here with a distorted view
of various aspects of the Ameri-
can way of life, Seavoy adds.
The ELI has little opportunity
to aid these students in correcting
any false impressions of the Unit-
ed States they may have.
Business to Race
The ELI and IDSC, it should be
pointed out, are not officially con-
nected in any way, and in fact
others than members of IDSC
have addressed the students. How-
ever, IDSC has a reservoir of tal-
ent necessary to do the job and
has supplied speakers on topics
ranging from the structure of
American business to race rela-
tions in the United States.
The IDSC lecturers are all ad-
vanced students enrolled at the
University, and they do not rep-
resent a consistent political point
of view.

readibility. "Grammatical correc-
tions were not a matter of much
importance," he said.
"Bahasa-Indonesia will need to
develop for a long time before it
settles down," Prof. Teeuw con-
College Ie
OXFORD-Chancellor J. D. Wil-
liams of the University of Mis-
sissippi has pledged "swift and
drastic disciplinary action, includ-
ing expulsion from the university,"
for violation of university regula-
tions by students protesting the
presence of Negro James A. Mere-
i He specifically cited recent in-
cidents involving the possession
and shooting of fireworks, posses-
sion of firearms and ammunition,
throwing of bottles and other
missiles, and the use of obscene
and profane language.
* * *
lege Student Presidents Associa-
tives to the California State Col-
tion have set up a lobbying organ-
ization to influence trustees of the
state college system. Each rep-
resentative will personally con-
tact trustees in his immediate
* * *
DETROIT-The American As-
sociation of University Professors,
has formulated a policy concern-
ing outside speakers appearing on
university campuses. The policy
will be submitted to University
Governor Benjamin Burdick, a
representative of Wayne State
University at meetings of the
Michigan Coordinating Council for
Higher Education.
The AAUP statement supports
the new Regents bylaw of the
* * *
COLUMBUS-The Faculty Ad-
visory Committee of Ohio State
University has submitted to the
Faculty Council a proposed ad-
dition to the university's speaker
rule. The proposal asks that "The
President shall have the authority
to review, on his own initiative or
otherwise, requests to invite quest
speakers, and to take such action
as, in his judgment, he deems
necessary or advisable in the best
and overall interests of the uni-
Board of Trustees of Fairleigh
Dickinson University recently sus-
pended an invitation to Gus Hall,
secretary of the Communist Party
of the United States, to speak at
the university.
The Board maintained that Hall
had "thoroughly disqualified him-,

Paleontologist Explains
Extinction of Organisms
By BURT MICHAELS invertebrates department of the
"Eventual extinction is the lot of American Museum of Natural His-;
all organisms, but the causes of tory, said recently.
extinction remain too complex to Prof. Newell attributed the mass
spegify authoritatively," Prof. Nor- extinction of animal species to
man D. Newell of Columbia Uni- "geological changes in ocean bases,
versity and chairman of the fossil which change ocean volumes and
land surfaces, because these
changes coincide with animal mi-
grations and extinctions."
"However, this is a highly spec-
ulative theory," he noted.
Extinction Distinction
Restricting his discussion to ex-
self" from privileges usually ac- tinctions of animal life, Prof.
corded in an academic community. Newell pointed out that once the
* * * 1 major plant divisions were com-
MADISON-The faculty of the plete, they remained stable.
University of Wisconsin has='pass- Unlike earlier, "natural" extinc-
ed a resolution by the Human tions, those of the last 2,000 years
Rights Committee requiring all are man's responsibility, he said.
social organizations "to nominate "The direct attack on the ani-
and select members without regard mal world, through an efficient
to race, color, religion, or na- technology of destruction, has
tional origin." I'his local autonomy caused some 450 extinctions," he
must be demonstrated by Feb. 1, said, citing hunting, insecticides,

The pending decision of whether
to ban Delta Gamma sorority from
the campus on charges of discrim-
ination has been postponed until
MADISON-The Wisconsin Stu-
dent Association of the University
of Wisconsin has proposed a bill
before the Student Senate asking
that the senate encourage student
labor organizations
It is alleged that students em-
ployed at the university have low
wages and few rights.
* * *
CHICAGO-University of Chi-
cago Dean of Students Warner
Wick has replied to the Chicago
Maroon, the university's studeit
newspaper, regarding a case in
which a student was asked the
race of her roommates when rent-
ing an apartment. Wick stated
that the question was not asked in
accordance with any university
policy, and that the student in
question was told that her assign-
ment to an apartment did not de-
pend upon her answer.
* * *
PRINCETON - The Woodrow
Wilson School of Public and In-
ternational' Affairs of Princeton
University has instituted programs
to bring government officials to
the campus as "executives in resi-
dence," to lecture, meet with stu-
dents and faculty, and participater
in seminars.
Recital To Feature
Attinger on Oboe
Ronald C. Attinger will give a
public alto saxophone and oboe
recital in Lane Hall Auditorium
at 8:30 p.m.,.today. His wife will
accompany him at the piano in
compositions by Creston, Parcham,
Mueller and Bonneau.

and irrigation as examples.
Total Community
Man's "disastrous effect" on the
animal world is such that "there
is not a single natural community
of animals today," he said. Even
the best efforts of man to save
animals fail, because "relic spe-
cies, like the few Asian lions pro-
tected in West India, are fragile,"
Prof. Newell said.
Africa is witnessing the great-
est change in animal life today.
The large mammals, such as ele-
phants, which disappeared from
other continentsdafter the glacial
periods, survived in Africa, co-
existing with Man, until recently.
iepiaces Ida
With only two hours' notice, no
rehearsals, and only a vague fa-
miliarity with "Princess Ida", La-
vetta Loyd, '64M, became the Cin-
derella of the Gilbert and Sulli-
van Society Thursday night.
When leading lady Nancy Hall,
'65, was admitted to Health Serv-
ice with mononucleosis an hour
before curtain time Thursday, Miss
Loyd agreed to take her place.
Miss Loyd had played Lady
Psyche in "Princess Ida" at the
National Music Camp three years
ago, but had no idea of the leading
role. She managed to go on in
what Jay Cranston, head of G&S
called an "almost memorable per-
formance, especially under such
Miss Loyd sang all of Thursday
night's performance with script
in hand. She has been working
with music director Dr. Rosella
Duerksen and dramatics director
Gershom Clark Morningstar since
then to prepare herself for the re-
maining performances.

The secretariat of the Big Ten
Residence Hall Presidents Associ-
ation was officially removed from
the University campus and trans-
ferred to Michigan State Univer-
sity last Saturday.
Assembly Association President
Mary Beth Norton, '64, said that
"the motion to remove the secre-
tariat from Michigan was unani-
mous except for Northwestern
University which was not present
and the dissenting vote from the
University delegation." The action
took place at the meeting of the
Big Ten Presidents at the Univer-
sity of Minnesota.
"Last spring, in a similar action,
an attempt to remove the secre-
tariat failed. The concensus was
that Michigan ought to have a
chance to fulfill the newly defined
responsibility of the secretariat."
The secretariat position, which
was held by Mary Whitney, '64, is
the only continuing position in the
Association, due to the annual
turnover of residence hall presi-
dents, Miss Norton noted.
"The job involves writing and
providing information to all Big
Ten campuses and exchanging
material on such programs as coed
The constitution of the Associa-
tion was revised so that the secre-
tariat position now consists of an
executive secretary and a treas-
urer. The past position was han-
died only by an executive secre-
The new constitution was most-
ly rewritten from a chartec draft
done by Inter-Quadrangle Coun-
cil President Robert Geary, '64E,
Assembly Second Vice-President
Lois Fisher, '64, and Miss Whit-
ney, Miss Norton noted.
"The presidents also approved
plans for next spring's conference
which will be held at the Univer-
sity of Wisconsin. The University
bid for a fall, 1963, convention was
also approved."
This bid for the conference next
fall was gained over another one
by MSU, she said.
The presidents heard an address
by Minnesota Dean of Students
E. G. Williamson at a Saturday
night banquet on academic free-
dom. During the day, they attend-
ed operational and business meet-

Student Government Council
passed a motion at Wednesday
night's meeting to attempt to in-
vest a total of $99,264 accrued
from the student driving fees until
a sufficient amount has accumu-
lated to finance a student parking,
Council also mandated the Com-
mittee on Student Concerns to
study the possibility of students.
using faculty parking lots, since
new faculty lots have recently
been constructed and some are
now under construction.
mThe committee will also study
methods of stricter enforcement
of the regulations pertaining to
student driving stickers.
SGC requested that the Driving
Code Committee continue efforts
to obtain a "specific commitment
from the administration on a date

for the construction of a student
parking structure."
Council also made the two stu-
dent appointnnets to the Commit-
tee on Referral. Al Haber, Grad.,
and Thomas Moch, Grad., re-
ceived the appointments.
A motion mandating the next
treasurer of Council to determine
if SGC can get a larger grant from
the students' tuition fees was
passed by the body.
Five Members
Triangles, the junior engineering
honorary, recently tapped five
new members: Douglas Kuziak,
William Muir, David Patt, Norman
Peslar and Ted Kelly.

SGC Plans Investment
To Finance Parking Lot


To Evaluate
Law School
In a desire "to keep the law
school program alert to the prob-
lems the profession faces" in the
nation, a group of forty alumni is
in Ann Arbor this week for attend-
ance at classes and meetings with
administrators and professors of
the University's Law School.
Dean Allan F. Smith of the law
school, in announcing the three
day meeting, hoped that "a rep-
resentative group from the legal
profession would becomie acquaint-
ed in substantial detail with the
total program of the Law School."
He hoped the Law School would
profit from their "collective wis-
.Dean Smith and Associate Dean
Charles W. Joiner, who is in charge
of the program, noted that this is
the first such evaluation in the
law school's history. They both
hope to make this visit of alumni,
practicing law all over the coun-
try, an annual event.
The Committee of Visitors, in-
cluding 40 members from Michi-
gan and out-of-state, made the
trip at their own expense. They
were appointed by University Pres-
ident Harlan Hatcher on the rec-
ommendation of the Lawyers Club.
Ralph Carson, of New York City,
president of the Lawyers Club, is
committee chairman for the event.


Evans Explains I'aha'i World Cure

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The Baha'i World Faith views
the world as a sick organism in
which the troubles such as Cuba,
are manifestations of this sickness,
Winston G. Evans, noted Baha'i
authority, said in a lecture Thurs-
day evening.
Man must suffer pain before
the world is cured of its afflictions
and although the world picture
will get blacker, Baha'u'llah, in
whom can be found the origin of
the Baha'i faith, promised that
universal peace would be establish-
ed in this century, Evans continu-
It is the world situation that
creates the necessary conditions
for the unification of mankind.
The kingdom of God on earth will
not come suddenly; it is an evolu-
tionary process. By chastising us
because he is just and by punish-
ing us because he is loving, God,
prepares us for a "very, very great
future"-world unity, Evans ex-
Torch of Guidance
God's purpose is to usher in,

The present is dark, but the im-
mediate future is "radiantly glor-
ious." It is the duty of every
Baha'i "to hold aloft the torch
of divine guidance," he noted.
Baha'u'llah said that God be-
gan uniting the world on a small
scale. First it was the family, then
the tribe, the state, and the na-
tion. The next step is the unifica-
tion of the world and then the
universe, Evans stated.
The knowledge of the will of
God in the age in which a person
lives is the most important know-
ledge for that person. In this age
the will of God advocates world
unity. This is not opposed to
Jesus who said: "Thy kingdom
come, Thy will be done on earth
as it is in heaven," Evans ex-
If the crisis seems unprecedent-
ed today, the available spiritual
power is unlimited, Evans said.
To be dissatisfied with one's self
is a sign of progress. The greater
the task, the greater the challenge

less we lose faith in God. If Gool
and his cause come first in our
lives, we have nothing to fear.
Baha'u'llah says that the approval
of God should be one's main goal
in life. There is a way out but
it is God's way," Evaris continue-..
Today man needs a dynamic
spiritualism whicn is capable of
"sweeping him off his feet and
carrying him by streams of en-
thusiasm." A mild form of religion
won't transform human nature-
"A little light is conducive to
sleep." But "a careful and prayer-
ful reading of Baha'i literature
will quicken anyone's belief in
God," Evans stated.
"Only those who believe that
God is the lord of history and
sovereign ruler of the universe will
be interested in the Baha'i faith.
Baha'is observe history with refer-
ence to temporal man and eternal
God. If necessary, God vill raise
up a new race of men to achieve
his goal of world unity," Evans
Former Curator
Dies Unexpectedly
Miss Crystal Thompson, a cura-
tor at the University Museum un-
til her retirement five years ago,
died suddenly of a heart attack
Wednesday afternoon at her home
at 1514 Brooklyn Ave., at the age
of 75.

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1962 World's Fair
"{Seattle in Ann ,Arbor"
Fri., Nov., 16th-7-12 P.M.
Sat., Nov. 17th-12 noon-1 A.M.

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in ways known and understood and he greater is Ihe victory.
only to God, a divine, new age., "There is nothing to fear un-
S. GC.
TONIGHT and Sunday at 7 and 9
Alfred Hitchcock's
with Tallulah Bankhead, John Hodiak,


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in Entertainment at Half Time Today!
MUSK ET '62 presents
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