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Windy and cold

Seventy-Two Years of Editorial Freedom


Presents Outline
To Prevent War
U.S. Plan Gives Methods To Reduce
Accidental, Surprise Attack Threat
GENEVA (P)-The United States yesterday proposed a sweeping
program designed to prevent surprise attack and war by accident.
The Soviet Union was urged to give it careful consideration.
United States Ambassador Arthur 'H. Dean outlined a program to
the 17-nation Disarmament Conference which included, among other
ideas, a direct telephone line connecting President John F. Kennedy
and Premier Nikita S. Khrushchev. Dean urged the delegates to con-

Delta College Nears,
Degree-Granting Status
The Trustees of Delta College and a special house interim com-
mittee agreed Tuesday that Michigan's thumb area needs a degree-
granting college, but reached no decisions as to the exact nature of
the institution.
Rep. Lester O. Begick (R-Bay City), chairman of an interim
committee appointed last summer to examine the region's educational

SGC Acts to Condemn
Dismissal of Shapiro,
Reviews Membership


sider these proposals during the
Picks Three
As Advisors
To Romney
By The Associated Press
LANSING - Gov.-Elect George
Romney yesterday picked the first
members of his "cabinet-type" ex-
ecutive office.
Two of the three appointed by
Romney were losers in last fall's
election. They are L. William Seid-
man, unsuccessful candidate for
auditor general, and Glenn S. Al-
len Jr., defeated candidate for
state treasurer.
The third appointee was Walter
De Vries of Grand Rapids who
will serve as executive assistant to
the governor for program develop-
ment and agency liaison.
Team on Problems
Romney said that the three ap-
pointees will work together as a
team on problems of fiscal man-
agement, program development
and administration.
Seidman was named as special
counsel to Romney for financial
affairs. He will be an unpaid as-
sistant, but will devote nearly full-
ftime to state affairs, Romney
He is a certified public account-
ant and a partner in the Grand
Rapids firm of Seidman and Seid-
man, one of the nation's largest
accounting firms.
Take Office
Allen, former mayor of Kalama-
zoo, will take office with Romney
on Jan. 1. He will succeed Ira
Polley in the position of state
Allen, a lawyer, served 16 years
on the Kalamazoo City Commis-
sion and 13 years on the county
board of supervisors between 1941
and 1961.
"Glenn is perhaps best known
for his municipal accomplish-
ments," said Romney.
"These years of service have pro-
vided him not only a meaningful
grasp of over-all governmental
problems, but also intimate knowl-
edge and experience in govern-
mental financing methods and
problems," continued the gover-
De Vries was director of re-
search during Romney's campaign
for governor. He has taught polit-
ical science and psychology at Cal-
vin and' Hope Colleges and was
administrative assistant to the
Speaker of the House from
Both Allen and De Vries served
with Romney as delegates to the
recent Constitutional Convention.
Work Together
Romney said the three men will
work together as a team on prob-
lems of fiscal management, pro-
gram development and adminis-
Romney also announced that he
intends to name four other execu-
tive assistants in what he calls a
"cabinet-type" organization of
the governor's office.
The other assistants will be for
legal affairs, public information,
legislative program and appoint-
ments, and office management.
De Vries will fill one of the
executive office staff positions
which Romney has asked the Civil
Service Commission to approve
for a salary range of $14,156 to
$17,539. His exact starting pay
will be set later.
A native of Kalamazoo, Allen
attended Amherst and Kalamazoo
Colleges and Columbia University
Law School.
To Start Talks

On Kashmir
NEW DELHI (j) - India and
Pakistan will begin efforts to re-
solve their long dispute over Kash-
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forthcoming Christmas recess and
4to name technical-military groups
to study these problems further.
Basically, the United States plan
aims at insuring all powers that
other nations are not secretly mo-
bilizing against them. Also iV aims
at preventing the world from blun-
dering into war through diplomatic
miscalculation or failure of com-
Dean said this whole range of
topics "offers opportunities for
early agreement which should not
be passed by."
American Ambassador
The American ambassador pre-
sented these suggestions after the
conference had failed to make any
progress toward a nuclear test ban
Dean stressed that a successful
handling of the surprise attack
problem would make easier a later
consideration of full scale univer-
sale disarmament.
The program had been worked
out after many months of study
by experts of the United States
disarmament agency and other
government departments in Wash-
Working Paper
His 15-page document was in-
troduced as a working paper and
contains these concepts:
1) Governments should give ad-
vance notification of major mili-
tary movements to allay suspicion
of aggressive aims.
2) Permanent observation posts
should be installed at key traffic
points to offer another safeguard
against illegal mobilization. The
posts would be supplemented by
observation by aircraft, mobile
ground teams or overlapping ra-
dar systems.
3) The major powers should ex-
change military missions as a con-
fidence building measure
4) Communications links be-
tween major capitals should be
installed to prevent war by mis-
calculation. The "hot" telephone
would be one of these.
5) Studies should be undertaken
on the possibility of modern weap-
ons themselves touching off a war.
6) Experts should investigate
related areas. These include a
study of modern weapons technol-
ogy and the possible development
of future super weapons on the
basis of present knowledge, and
the publication by countries of all
steps they had taken individually
to prevent war by accident.

... discusses Skybolt

Reveal U.S.,
Britain Vie
On Skybolt
LONDON (MP)-The British gov-
ernment admitted yesterday it had
failed to reach agreement with
the United States on the Skybolt
Tentative United States plans
to scrap it have put the British-
American alliance to one of its
heaviest strains.
A statement issued by the min-
istry of Defense said, however,
discussions on the missile will con-
Defense Talks
The announcement dealt with
the talks in London Tuesday be-
tween Defense Secretary Robert
S. McNamara and British Defense
Minister Peter Thorneycroft.
The two officials discussed at
length the prospects of develop-
ing the airborne strategic missile
on which Britain has been count-
ing for maintaining its nuclear
deterrent. Indications that Sky-
bolt may be scrapped have roused
alarm in Britain.
The ministry statement said
that McNamara and Thorney-
croft had "full and frank talks."
It added that "No decision was
taken on the future of Skybolt, on
which discussions will continue."
First Official Disclosure
This was the first official dis-
closure that the talks had broken
up without agreement, though re-
ports leaking out told of a tough
bargaining session between the
two ministers.
Britain has made plain that
junking of the projected missile
could lead to a reappraisal of
British defense commitments, in-
cluding the use of Holy Loch in
Scotland for a United States Po-
laris submarine base, British in-
formants said.
Reports from the McNamara-
Thorneycroft talks Tuesday said a
tough, blunt argument took place.
The Daily Sketch described the
meeting as one of the stormiest
between ministers of the two gov-

Tulane Sets
Admission k
Of Negroes
NEW ORLEANS (M) - Tulane
University admitted two Negro
women yesterday, less than one
week after a federal court refused
to order their enrollment because
Tulane is a private institution.
The university's Board of Ad-
ministrators reaffirmed a decision
of April 12, 1961, in which it said
it would admit qualified students
without regard to race or color.
Joseph M. Jones, president of
the administrators of the Tulane
Educational Fund, announced the
new policy would go into effect at
the start of the new semester in
United States District Judge
Frank B. Ellis ruled last week that
Tulane, as a private institution,
was not required to admit Negroes,
but that it was free to do so if it
Jones made the announcement
after the board's regular monthly
In Rhodesia
LUSAKA, Northern Rhodesia MP)
-Northern Rhodesia's two major
African nationalist parties an-
nounced agreement yesterday on
forming a coalition to give this
mineral-rich British protectorate
its first African government.
Kenneth Kaunda, leader of the
United National Independence
Party (UNIP), said there would be
"an African government in North-
ern Rhodesia within 48 hours."
Kaunda conferred earlier with
the leader of UNIP's coalition
partner, Harry Nkumbula of the
African National Congress (ANC),
and Northern Rhodesia's Gover-
nor Sir Evelyn Hone.
Nkumbula's party issued a state-
ment saying its ruling council had
decided to form a coalition gov-
ernment with its once bitter rival,
UNIP, and that Nkumbula had
been authorized to negotiate de-
Kaunda arranged to meet later
with his party's executive council
to seal the agreement.
The two African parties togeth-
er have won a majority of the leg-
islative seats thus far decided in
the first election under the com-
plicated voting procedures of
Northern Rhodesia's new consti-
Africans had opposed the con-
stitution on the ground it assured
the white minority a large repre-
sentation even though Northern
Rhodesia's whites number 75,000
compared to 2.5 million Africans.

needs, said last night that he ex-
pects his committee to recom-
mend the following plan:
1) A new state-supported de-
gree-granting college, tentatively
named Saginaw Valley State Col-
lege (SVSC), would be set up un-
der an autonomous board of trus-
tees appointed by the Governor.
Serve Students
2) SVSC would serve students in
their junior and seniors years only.
Its students would mainly be those
who had completed their fresh-
man-sophomore work at Delta
College, a tri-county junior college
and presently the only higher ed-
ucation institution in the thumb
3) Delta would continue to oper-
ate as a locally-controlled com-
munity college.
'Committee Sentiment'
Begick feels that the "senti-
ment of the committee' favors this
plan, which was proposed by As-
sistant Dean John X. Jamrich of
Michigan State University's edu-
cation school. He cited the "flex-
ibility" of the plan as a major
point in its favor. .
However, Delta officials are not
entirely happy with the plan.
Chairman Oscar M. Anderson of
the Delta Board of Trustees said
that several objections to the Jam-
rich plan were raised at Tuesday's
Separate Boards
The basic dispute seems to be
over who shall control SVSC if it
is created. The Jamrich plan pro-
vides separate boards of trustees
for Delta and SVSC, with the add-
ed requirement that three people
be members of both boards.
The Delta Trustees, on the oth-
er hand, want an "integrated"
board governing both colleges, with
its membership divided evenly be-
tween locally-electedsand Gover-
nor-appointed trustees.
He said that his board still is
considering "very seriously" an al-
ternative to the Jamrich plan:
the expansion of Delta to a four-
year degree-granting college, and
its incorporation as a branch of
one of the state's larger universi-
University officials are moving
cautiously on this plan.
Refund Date
All undergraduate students,
including graduating seniors,
planning to leave the Univer-
sity at the end of this semester
must apply by written form for
the refund of the $50 enrollment
deposit before Jan. 1, Merlin
W. Miller, associate director of
the Office of Registration and
Records, said.
Refund request forms are
available in the Office of Reg-
istration and Records.
Refunds will be made by
check within 30 days after the
end of the semester. Failure to
apply by the January deadline
or voluntary failure to enroll for
the succeeding semester can re-
sult in forfeiture of the deposit.
In case of forfeiture, the stu-
dent may appeal to the Enroll-
ment Deposit Committee.

... motion on Shapiro ... initiates motion
Claims City Council Motion
'Possibly Unconstitutional'

Student Government ,Council
unanimously voted last night that'
the proposed amendment to the
Disorderly Conduct Chapter of the
Ann Arbor City Code "is unwise
and possibly unconstitutional."
The amendment would increase
the scope of police power by mak-
ing it a misdemeanor to "attempt
to create any disturbance . . . in
To Oroanize
New Party
on Campus
After a long period of inactivity,
campus socialists are planning to
At a meeting Tuesday night the
old Democratic-Socialist club re-
formed, dropping the word Demo-
cratic from its title.
This move is significant because
it opens the membership to so-
cialist factions on campus which
have shied away from previous
affiliation with the club.
Radical Action
These factions are opposed to
"Norman Thomas type" socialism
and have felt that the party fol-
lowed too closely Thomas' Social
Democrats. They are stronger pro-
ponents of radical action, and in-
formed sources frankly admit that
the new Socialist party will turn
even more to the left.
'Definite Gap'
Newly-elected president Michael
Brown, '63, claims that "there is
a definite gap on this campus for
radical thought and action. In the
past our problem has been a lack,
of resources, but now we have
enough people to carry out an
active program." The club has ap-
proximately,.30 members.
The group moved Tuesday night
to protest the dismissal of MSU-O
professor Samuel Shapiro.

a public place . . . or go to .--
such a place for the purposes of
provoking a fight." The Code con-
siders it illegal only to engage in
a disturbance.
This change would give the in-
dividual police officer the subjec-
tive power of deciding whether or
not to make an arrest.
SGC's resolution sympathized
with the Ann Arbor City Council
in attempting to prevent violence
in the area, and noted "with re-
gret" recent disturbances between
University students, and local high
school students.
However, SOC considersthat
the amendment threatens the
freedom of assembly, guaranteed
by the Constitution, and is an un-
just burden on police officers.
Copies of the motion, introduced
by Daily Editor Michael Olinick,
'63, will be sent to Mayor Cecil 0.
Creal, the ten members of City
Council, the citymclerk, and the
Ann Arbor Chapter of the Amer-
ican Civil LibertiesUnion.
SGC's motion states:
"Student Government Council
recognizes the necessity of disord-
erly conduct laws but believes the
present ordinance is adequate to
deal with situations endangering
the peace. The proposed statute
goes too far in the area of police
power and begins to infringe upon
freedom of assembly. Council fur-
ther believes that more positive
approaches to this problem area
All Council members present
voted in favor of the motion after
brief debate. Robert Geary, '63,
was absent.
In other action SGC endorsed
the idea of a domestic Peace Corps,
recently proposed by President
John F. Kennedy. It supports the
program, and will "cooperate how-
ever possible" in its establishment.

View Plan
To Change
Discuss Proposal
On Ex-Officio Role
In Council Structure
Student Government Council
last night approved a motion for-
mally condemning the dismissal
of Prof. Samuel Shapiro from
the Michigan State University-
Oakland faculty last week.
The motion notes that Prof.
Shapiro's political feelings and
public statements "on Latin Amer-
ica and Cuba .. . evidently play-
ed a role in the formulation of
this decision (to dismiss him), and
constitutes a serious breach of
academic freedom...
The resolution adds that if the
student governing body is wrong
in its analysis of the more im-
portant factors in his dismissal,
and "if the basis for (it) is of an
academic nature, as has been
stated by MSU-O Dean George
Matthews, there seems to be no
rational explanation as to why
such reasons should not be made
public . . .
The motion was approved only
after a lengthy committee of the
whole discussion which dealt with
SGC's i ight to comment on this
situation; with the nature of aca-
demic freedom; and with the ac-
tual facts of the dismissal.
The motion of condemnation
will be conveyed to Prof. Shapiro;
MSU-O administrators;. to several
newspapers and other news media;
to several student governing bod-
ies; to the University and MSU-O
Faculty Senates; and to the Unit-
ed States National Student As-
sociation and the American Asso-
ciation of University Professors.
Earlier in the meeting, SGC re-
viewed two plans which would ul-
timately change the group's struc-
The first, from the Committee
on the University, contained the
initial problems of organizing a
student-faculty government. Coun-
cil discussed the plans--offering
questions and criticism-and then
remanded the plan to the com-
mittee for further study and work.
The second plan dealt with the
role of ex-officios on Council, and
suggested increasing SGC's. total
membership. It also advocated
stripping ex-officios of their vote.
Alsina Ends
Brief Revolt;
Peace Returns

Administrators Place
Editor on Probation
Officials at the University of Colorado have placed Terry Mar-
shall, former managing editor of the Colorado Daily, on "adminis-
trative probation."
Marshall resigned from the paper because of the firing of Daily
editor Gary Althen earlier this year.
The cause of the probation is reputed to be a letter which Mar-


shall sent to Dr. Dale Atkins, a F
Grand Rapids
To Eliminate
GRAND RAPIDS (P) - Strides
toward elimination of housing dis-
crimination moved forward yester-
day in Grand Rapids on the sign-
ing of a pact between the city and
Negroes on a land sale.
Developments were disclosed last
night at a public meeting spon-
sored by the city's human relations
commission and real estate board.
Dr. Julius Franks, a dentist, an-
nounced that he and his three as-
sociates made a $12,000 down pay-
ment toward a $60,000 purchase of
a 20-acre northeast side residential
tract to be used for quality hous-
At the same time some 125 white
residents of the area have orga-

Republican candidate for the uni-
versity board of regents and a
strong critic of the Daily. In the
letter Marshall attacked Atkins for
statements about the Daily and
the university.
"The letterwas highly emotion-
al," current Daily editor Tom Par-
meter said last night. Among oth-
er things, Marshall said in the let-
ter that he had "learned to hate
the United States at the University
of Colorado." Parmeter said it did
a lot of harm to the university
when it becane public.
Parmeter, however, does not
support the probationary action.
He explained that "administrative
probation" is an ambiguous term
that "nobody seems to under-
The term is not listed in the
school's social code, and the ac-
tion will not go on Marshall's rec-
ord. "It seems to amount to a
special warning from the dean of
students," he said. Administration
officials have refused to clarify the
action and have made no public

Labor-Management Undergoin,

"There is an long-held American
notion of what labor-management<
relations are, but the facts under-
lying this notion are in a state of
change," Prof. John T. Dunlop of
Harvard University said last night.
Speaking on "Labor-Manage-
ment-Government Relations" to
the Michigan Economic Society
and the Economics Club, Prof.
Dunlop said that one part of the
notion says that the National
Labor Relations Board (NLRB)
registers the will of the workers
on their bargaining unit and that
they alone decide whether to be-
long to a union.
"The labor movement has never
accepted without qualification the
idea that workers choose their
own representatives. Government
policy says that a union member
should be free to review his choice

tiate the terms are often a broader
group than the one originally spe-
cified by the original election dis-
trict, he added.
There is also a folklore that the
result or negotiation is one fixed-
term agreement which is finally
settled upon, but in reality there
is a whole strata of separate agree-
ments, covering such things as
wages, pensions and seniority.
"It is like one party getting
married, and at regular intervals
they consider the possibility of di-
vorce. Along come the children in
such forms as pension agree-!
ments, and you get the notion
that the relationship must become
permanent," Prof. Dunlop said.
The idea that the parties at
the bargaining table reach an
agreement strictly among them-
selves overlooks some of the most

The motion was sponsored by Gary BUENOS AIRES (M-The oust-
Bilbar, '65 A&D, and Michael Ied commander-in-chief of Argen-
Kass, '65. tina's Air Force ended his brief
Next week's SGC meeting was rebellion yesterday and surrend-
cancelled because of its proximity ered at his Cordoba training base
to Christmas vacation, headquarters, the government an-
Brig. Cayo Antonio Alsina, whom
the government accused of seeking
its overthrow so he could institute
"a regime worse than Fidel Cas-
a n g e tro's," was said to be flying his
own plane back to Buenos Aires.
He had held out against the
government at Cordoba in central
Another problem is the idea Argentina since his ouster early
that after a settlement has been Tuesday.
reached, it should be submitted But President Jose Maria Guido
to union membership for a vote, gave his new Air Force chief, Brig.
The question is who should actu- Carlos Conrado Segundo Arman-
ally vote on the settlement. Should ini, a free hand to crush the
union members in many different rebel and Air Force jets made
plants vote on the wages for a several strafing passes at the
worker in a competitor's plant? training base.
"Somehow Americans have the His Supporters
feeling that collective bargaining Base personnel also rose up
should be the method of solving against Alsina and arrested sev-
all labor-management problems. eral of his supporters, the govern-
They cast aspersion on Europeans ment said.
who have government sit in on the Guido called Alsina's defiance
bargaining leading companies and of his removal "an isolated ad-
then extend the terms to the en- venture" and declared, "it has
tire industry," Prof. Dunlop point- no importance."
ed out. Alsina himself had not made
In the Future clear the purpose of his rebellion.
"We say that we don't do this, The President meanwhile sent
but we may be doing it in the into retirement the Navy's Com-
There is headtendency to loo mander of operations, Vice Adm.
Th s ek a Leandro Maloberti. and three

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