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Seventy-Three Years of Editorial Freedom






Arraign Sit-In Demonstrators

By THOMAS COPI Most of the 51 were released un-
Fifty-one persons stood mute at der $25 bond, but five refused to
their arraignment yesterday on pay, and were taken to jail. Trial
charges of loitering in city hall dates will be set today for the 51,
following Monday night's city who all requested jury trials. Those
oouncil m~ieeting; as the Human under 21 who were arrested were
Aelations Commission and other ordered by Judge Francis O'Brien
' groups discussed the fair housing to notify their parents of their
ordinance which was passed at the arrest, and have their parents in-
meeting. form the court of this notifica-

-Robert B. Ellery
DISCUSSES ACTION - Fourth Ward Republican Councilman
Wendell Hulcher (left), City Administrator Guy Larcom (center)
and Mayor Cecil O. Creal (right) discuss the action of council in
passing a fair housing ordinance.
Brown Defends Proposal
On Membersh R es
Student Government Council President Thomas A. Brown, '66L,
yesterday offered comments on objections raised to council's pro-
posed rules on membership selection practices among student organi-
He referred specifically to the remarks made by Lawrence
Smith, '37L, of the Grand Rapids law firm of Schmidt, Smith, How-
lett and Halliday.
Smith had charged at a meeting Monday night that the proposed
0 rules were "penal in nature" and did not provide for due process of

tion. The group was arrested for
loitering when they sat-in in the
city council chambers protesting
the passage of the fair housing
Vice-President for Student Af-
fairs James A. Lewis said that the
University wouldn't be involved in
disciplining those students who
took part in the sit-in if there was
no infraction of University regula-
tions involved. He did mention,
however, that if any infraction of
University regulations were involv-
ed, the University would certainly
review the case.
City Wide Committee
Fourth Ward Councilman Wen-
dell E. Hulcher (R) , head of the
council's fair housing committee,
said that his group will recom-
mend ,to Mayor Cecil O. Creal ap-
pointees for the "city wide citi-
zens committee on fair housing"
whose formation was proposed at
the council meeting Monday night.
The Human Relations Commis-
sion approved the "citizens' com-
mittee" plan at their meeting
last night, and discussed what the
qualifications should be for the
members of such a committee.
"Now is the time to forget about
any ordinance and try to elimi-
nate discrimination in Ann Arbor,"
said Paul Wagner, HRC chairman.
"Ann Arbor seems to have gone
backwards in human relations be-
cause of the dissention over the
fair housing ordinance," he com-
mented. Wagner said that the
HRC would attempt to change the
attitudes of those who are indif-
ferent about civil rights.
Incomplete Coverage
Commenting further on the or-
dinance, Wagner stated, "Even
though we don't have complete
coverage, there is enough coverage
to provide enough housing for the
time being."
In saying he thought he could
get the support of the church
people for the HRC, Wagner de-
nied that where there isn't cover-
age under the ordinance, people
will automatically discriminate.
When asked about the possibility
of getting a full-time human re-
lations commissioner for Ann Ar-
bor, as suggested in the city ooun-
cil, Wagner said that the HRC
had "started the wheels going on
that," and that the HRC has be-
gun to collect information on
people in this field and the quali-
fication standards necessary for
a person to be appointed to this
See FAIR, Page 2

IFC Asks
The judicial branch of Inter-
fraternity Council, called the IFC
Executive Committee, last night
unanimously voted its request to
assume jurisdiction over com-
plaints of fraternity group con-
duct violations.
These complaints, offered in the
past against such misdemeanors as
drinking or causing property dam-
age, had previously been referred
to Joint Judiciary Council. IFC
will discuss its request for this
judicial authority from Joint Ju-
diciary Council, in a meeting
Thursday according to IFC Presi-
dent Clifford Taylor, '64.
Joint Judic Advisor, John Bing-
ley, director of student activities
and organizations, has indicated
his support for the IFC request,
Taylor said.
Group Conduct
Under the IFC plan adopted last
night, the IFC Executive Commit-
tee would deliberate on all fra-
ternity group conduct complaints
upon referral from the Office of
Student Affairs.
This committee, consisting of
IFC senior officers, district fra-
ternity representatives,; alumni
representatives and an OSA mem-
ber, would not hear complaints
against individual fraternity mem-
bers, Taylor noted. These individ-
ual cases would still be under the
authority of Joint Judic.
OSA Advisor to Fraternities~
John Feldkamp, although a mem-
ber of the committee, would not
have a vote.
The presentation of complaints
and testimony before the Execu-
tive Committee would be made in
open hearings, Taylor explained.
This would also permit Michigan
Daily coverage of the hearings.
However, the hearings would close
when the committee went into
deliberation and issued penalties.
Handles Jurisdiction
Taylor said that IFC had been
asked in past years to take over
the jurisdiction of fraternity
group complaints. The council had
refused, he noted.
Fraternity house judiciary bod-
ies would be unable to handle
these complaints, since they in-
volve the whole house, Taylor said.
Joint Judiciary Council may re-
linquish authority over these cases
by having its referral committee
give them to the IFC executive




Agrees on Major Section

UN Elects
Rodri guez
a backdrop of the first private
meeting betwei^n top United States
and Soviet representatives- the
United Nations General Assembly
opened its 18th session yesterday
in an atmosphere of hope and
The assembly elected as presi-
dent Carlos Sosa-Rodriguez, a
lawyer-diplomat from Venezuela
who immediately proclaimed the
assembly as one of hope for man-
Late in the day the assembly
received a jolt when anti-Castro
demonstrators touched off a brief
Anti-Castro Demonstrators
Eleven youthful gray-shirted,
shouting demonstrators startled
the diplomats by bursting into the
hall, running down the aisles and
distributing anti-Castro pamph-
They eluded the guards by
breaking away from one of the
United Nations guided tours and
streaming through a side dpor.
Some of the demonstrators got
to the front of the speakers plat-
form before United Nations guards
seized them and hustled all 11 out.
The pamphlets identified the
demonstrators as members of the
Cuba Nationalist Association. All
were released after questioning by
United Nations security people.
The assembly was in the rou-
tine business of electing chairmen
of committees when the demon-
strators burst inside. It continued
after they were removed.
B e f o r e the session opened
United States Ambassador Adlai
E. Stevenson and his chief aides
paid a 75-minute call on Soviet
Foreign Minister Andrei Gromy-
ko at the Soviet United Nations
mission in Manhattan.
United States sources said issues
pending before tpe assembly were
discussed. Stevenson expressed
hopeafterward that coldwar mat-
ters would be set aside during the
assembly. .He felt Gromyko shared
the hope.
The Stevenson-Gromyko meet-.
ing was a curtain raiser for talks
between Gromyko, United States
Secretary of State Dean Rusk and
British Foreign Secretary Lord
Home possibly late next week.
These will cover further disarma-
ment measures, Germany and
problems in Asia.
Note of Hope
Rusk will arrive in New York
Saturday and Lord Home next
Thesnote of hope was sounded
by Sosa-Rodriguez in his ,naug-
ural addres.
"Fortunately," he told the dele-
gates, "this session opens in an
auspicious atmposphere." He de-
clared that international tension
had been reduced by the signing
of the limited nuclear test ban
treaty in Moscow and added:
"In all parts of the world, men's
fears are replaced by hope."
He received 99 votes in the sec-
ret ballot. The other 11 votes were
abstentions, cast apparently by
the Soviet bloc nations and Cuba.
There was only one jarring note
in the Assembly opening. Indones-
ian Ambassador Lambertus N. Pa-
lar expressed reservation to the
seating of the delegation repre-
sent the new nation of Malaysia.
The Federation of Malaya, al-
ready a UN member, changed its
name to Malaysia with the birth of
the new country. But in the after-
math Malaysia severed relations
with Indonesia and the Philippines.

At Subject
To Chan ores
in 'Final Votf
Approves Provisioi
For Holding Funds
Civil Rights subcommittee na
four more sections into the adm
istration's civil rights bill yes
day, leaving only the contro'
sial'public accommodations prc
sionawaiting initial approval.
Subcommittee chairman R
Emanuel Celler (D-NY) said
will be taken up today.
In a sudden burst of acti
after, weeks of deliberation,
subcommittee agreed in substa
on provisions designed to pro
Negro voting rights, speed set
desegregation, improve Negro
opportunities and end racial
crimination in federally aidedp
The latter would authorize
President, to withhold funds fi
programs in which states pia<


... no pretenses.

... increases margin

Russell Keeps Attacking
Nuclear Test Ban Treaty

SGC To Note
Bias Motions


will discuss

Government Council
tonight two motions
procedures for the
of . iscrimination in

student group membership selec-
The motions were originally
contained in a pair of working
papers discussed at the last coun-
cil meeting and at an open meet-
ing on Monday.
The first motion, drafted by
Vice-President for Student Affairs
James A. Lewis from the Harris
Report, establishes a membership
committee to investigate alleged
'Ediscrimination and a membership
judge to affix penalties against
The second motion, a 34-point
elaboration of Lewis' motion, out-
6 lines procedures for filing mem-
bership statements by student'
groups. It also sets up guidelines
for investigations of alleged dis-
criminatory practices by the mem-
bership committee and ways for
the judge to establish guilt.
Despite objections raised at the
Monday open hearing, these mo-
tions will be introduced substan-
tively the way they were as work-
ing papets, SGC President Thomas
Brown, '66L, explained.
However, he noted that there
would be "several stylistic
Also on the agenda are two mo-
tions by Gary Gilbar, '65A&D,
which call for students to take a
more active role in politics.
The first directs Council to in-
vite and finance the state legis-
lators on a campus tour.
Noting that "most legislators
never get an opportunity to visit
the University," the motion invites
them for a tour to show what has
been done here with state funds.
The second moves the establish-
ment of a student committee to
disseminate information on politi-
cal candidates and to be prepared
to testify before congressional edu-
cation committees.
Offieials Hiti

law. He had suggested that coun-
cil abandon the proposed regula-
tions and refer the entire issue
back to the Regents.
Unfamiliar with Situation
'In answer, Brown said yesterday
that "although this gentleman has
a lot of documents, I don't think
he's familiar with what has hap-
pened, in the last few months."
"A lot of the questions Smith
raised are old ones and have al-
ready been settled. However, some
of the points he brought to- the
council's attention are of interest,
such as the necessity of filing a
formal complaint against those
groups suspected of discriminatory
"I may ask that such points be
reviewed by Prof. (Robert) Harris
(of the Law School)b," he said.
Incorrect Charges
Commenting on Smith's charges
that the regulations proposed- by
SGC are "penal in nature," Brown
said, "I think these charges are
incorrect, since we're not setting
up a judiciad system; we're mere-
ly trying to establish a fair and
equitable system."
Brown indicated that much of-
the issues in dispute may hinge on
the attitude council assumes to-
wards the hearing of alleged dis-
crimination cases. He noted that
council may decide to see these
hearings as serving an education-
al, rather than a strictly judicial
He predicted that council would
be considering the educational
function more seriously than it
has been in the last few weeks.
The Office of Student Affairs
recently underscored this function
in a series of recommended
changes in the proposed legisla-
Stylistic Changes
Turning to the OSA suggestions,
Brown noted that a lot of the
recommendations ask for stylistic
changes which "I'_1 introduce as
I introduce the motion."
The OSA suggestions, which
were introduced at Monday's open
hearing, called for the replacement
of a membership judge to hear
cases of alleged discriminatory
practices by a membership tribu-
nal consisting of student, faculty
and administration members.
They also asked that a section
seeking to interpret the use of the
blackball system be stricken from
the regulations, since such a sys-
tem, if used in a discriminatory
manner, is automatically prohib-
ited by the proposed rules.
No Mechanical System

Senate Committee Votes
Additional Defense Funds
WASHINGTON tom)-Defense funds totaling $47.3 billion for the
current fiscal year were voted yesterday by the Senate Appropriations'
Committee, which added $298 million to the total the House had
agreed on.
This is the biggest item in the national budget but is $1.6 billion
below President John F. Kerlnedy's estimates and $978 million under
last year's total. Sen. Richard B. Russell (D-Ga), chairman of the
Senate Armed Services Committee" u,*> .>A :r;,;<;
who will manage the legislation on ' '.-.
the Senate floor, predicted ap- -
proval. He said defense needs will
mount because of the limited nu-
clear test ban treaty the Senate'
is expected to ratify over his op- ,
position _ . ::
Running on Credit
The money is for the year that
began July 1. The big military.
establishment has been running on
credit with congressional permis-
sion, as the appropriations meas-
ure ran into more than usual delay.
A major part of the reduction:
below last year's money outlay,
Russell said, resulted from the
shift of some $500 million for.
military housing to another bill.
major change over House
figures was restoration by the
Senators of $95 million of a $205-
million-cut-three per cent across-
the-board-by the House in re- CARL HAYDEN
search and development funds. ... committee chairman
Ballistic Missile
Secretary of Defense Robert S. MODERN AGE:
McNamara had written Sen. Carl
Hayden (D-Ariz), appropriations
committee chairman, that a mo-
bile mid-range ballistic missile de- o r
signed to fire from railroad cars,
trucks, ships or fixed sites as
needed. So the Senate included $60 By EDWARD HERSTEIN
million in the research and de-
velopment funds for this on top The crisis of today is the crisis
of $43.1 million voted by the "of man himself," author and lec-
House. turer Milton Mayor said yesterday.
Hayden did not ask the full $100 Delivering the first in the Office
million knocked out by the House of Religious Affairs 1963 fall lec-
because so much of the current ture series, M a y o r discussed
fiscal year has passed. "Atomic Man and the Moral

WASHINGTON (P)-Vigorous foes of the limited nuclear test ban
treaty fired new volleys of denunciation yesterday while Sen. Sam J.
Ervin, Jr. (D-NC) raised to 78 the total of senators backing or leaning
in favor of the pact.
Ervin's declaration that he will vote for the treaty reduced to nine'
the number still undecided or wio have not made their views known
In comparison to the sparse attendance in the past eight days of
treaty debate, the audience swelled to a couple of dozen or so when Sen.
Richard B. Russell (D-Ga), one of" --
the band of 15 declared foes of the
treaty, took the floor. Cit T oStud
"I will not take this first step
down the road to disarmament " e
without any pretense of inspec-
Russell, chairman of the Senate
Armed Services Committee, said it By KENNETH WINTER
would be "the height of folly" un-
less there is agreement for "on- Detroit civic leaders are seeking
site inspections, adequate in num- a study to determine whether their
ber and scope." Ratification of the city-and the southeastern Michi-
treaty, he asserted, "can start us gan area-can become a major na-
down the road to destruction." tional research center.
Sen. Strom Thurmond (D-SC), The Detroit City Council agreed
who has been making almost daily Monday to apply for approximate-
attacks on the treaty to ban all ly $131,000 from the Area Rede-
except underground nuclear tests, velopment Administration to sup
made a formal speech yesterday port a nine-month survey of "what
saying he is convinced the pact "is our present strengths are within
a trap." the Detroit area to promote the
"This is a first step to a dis- establishment of laboratories," Al-
armament program," Thurmond bert K. Jacoby, chairman of- the
said. "And that is exactly what mayor's industrial and commercial
Mr. Khrushchev wants. He wants development committee which ini-
us to disarm. But just see if the tiated the request, said yesterday.
Communists disarm .. . if we dis- The application emphasizes the
arm, God knows we are lost." establishment of research labora-
Indications were that the show- tories along Detroit's freeways,
down vote will not come until next particularly the Edsel Ford Free-
week. But the 78 apparently affir- way (I-94) from Mt. Clemens to
mative votes would provide ratifi- Ann Arbor.
cation by a comfortable margin Research Park
since it takes only 67 senators to A 63-acre research park already
provide the necessary two-thirds is being built in Detroit with urban
majority when all 100 vote. renewal funds.

Subject to Change
All actions, as well as that o:
two, sections approved last week
are subject to change'on a fina
showdown vote.
The provisions for cutting of
funds for programs in which dis-
crimination is practiced and fo:
improving Negro job opportunities
were adopted at an afternoon ses
sion. The other two proposals were
acted on during the morning.
During the hearings on the bil
civil rights advocates called th
fund-withholding provision in th
bill one of the most powerfu
weapons that could be given th
Cut Off~Funds
SAs approved yesterday the sec
tion would authorize the head o
any federal agency providin
grants to the states to cut of
funds for any program in which i
could be shown discrimination wa
The subcommittee ignored de
mands of some civil rights leader
that the cut-off be made manda
tory and left it to the discretio:
of the department head.
It also wrote in a provision fo
judicial review of the action.
The job ,opportunity sectio
would write into law the commis
sion established by presidentih
action to ban racial discrimina
tion on federal contracts. Th(
commission would be headed b
the vice-president and include th
secretary of labor among its U
Create Commission
A proposal to create a federa
Fair Employment Practices Com.
mission probably will be offered a
an addition for this section whe
the subcommittee takes its fina
votes on the bill, Celler said.
Yesterday's actions raised to si
the number of sections given cor
ditional approval in the seven-par
The provisions approved las
week would grant permanen
status to the civil rights commis
sion and establish a communil
relations service to help sett
racial disputes.
Letter Suggest
Voting Study
Eisenhower called yesterday f(
modernization of state electic
laws to create "a less complicate
more streamlined" voting systen
that would attract more Amer
cans to the polls.'
The former President expresse
his views at the request of Pres
dent John F. Kennedy's commi
sion on' registration and votir;
participation, created last Marc
30 to find out why so many eligib
Americans don't vote.
In a letter to Dr. Richard N
Scammon, commission chairma
and director of the Census Bu
reau, Eisenhower urged that th
commission study more unif or.
voting procedures.
The letter, dated Sept. 9, but ri
leased vesterdav said such un

Senate Democratic leader Mike
Mansfield of Montana still held
out hope for a final vote this week.
Whether this happens or not, he
told newsmen after the Democratic
leaders' weekly White House meet-
ing with President John F. Ken-
nedy, there will be votes this week
on reservations and understand-
ings some senators want to tie on-
to theresolution of ratification.
Both Democratic and Republi-
can leaders in the Senate aim to
kill any such changes.
Ervin told reporters that while
he will vote for the treaty he will
support an amendment Russell
plans to offer to require that if
Russia or any other country sub-
mits an amendment to the treaty
it must be subject to Senate ratifi-

Specifically, the requested study
would consider:
1) The types and amount of re-
search that could be attracted to
the Detroit area;
2) What unique advantages it
has to offer to research firms, such
as academic facilities, labor sup-
ply, nearby industries, natural re-
sources and transportation;
3) Impact on local employment
of new research;
4) How to finance the research
developments, and
5) What new industries might
locate near them.
Study of Detroit
Albert K. Jacoby, head of the
mayor's Committee for Industrial*
and Commercial Development
which initiated the request, noted
that "our interest is the city of
Detroit; we're only asking that
they study Detroit." But he as-
serted that the study would have
impact on the whole area and that
the availability of the University's
educational facilities, libraries and
specialized equipment would be an
important factor.
"If a research corridor develop-
ed over the years," Jacoby envi-
sioned the Ford Freeway from Mt.
Clemens to Ann Arbor "dotted
with laboratories."
He said the freeway locations
are being emphasized because
"there is interest in the identity"
a company achieves when its re-

rcries Crisis of Man'


"Why don't we change all this?"
he asked. "Because we realize that
this crisis is the crisis of man him-
Progressive Perfection
"Awareness is deep among us.
There is not one of us who accepts
the' credo of progressive perfec-

ing environment," Mayor said.
"Our disposition to fight evil is
inversely proportional to our dis-
tance from the battlefield."
Current Crisis
Mayor cited the current racial
crisis as an example. He said that
we were outraged at t' e injustices

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