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Seventieth Year of Editorial Freedom


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VOL .LXX, No. 117




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Incumbents Re-Elected t

Hadley, Rosenbaum
Made New Members
Feldkamp, Seasonwein, Hanson,
Shah Returned in Record Low Vote
Six Student Government Council members were elected in 10
ballots last night, after the lowest vote in SOC history - 3,052 bal-
lots cast in two days of voting.'
John Feldkamp, '61, James Hadley, '61, Roger Seasonwein, '61,
Per Hanson, '62, Arthur Rosenbaum, '62, and M. A. Hyder Shah,
Grad., will fill six of the 11 elective positions on the Council.
"I can't be pessimistic about the low vote," Feldkamp declared.
"But we should strive to correct this. Revision of election rules and
internal acceptance of responsibility by Council members for the ac-

Joint Judie
LSA Balot
Balloting for president and vice-
president of the literary college
held Tuesday and Wednesday with
other all-campus elections was
ruled invalid by Joint Judiciary
Council during the counting last
Voters in this election were
supposed to be restricted to sec-
ond semester juniors and first se-
mester seniors in the literary col-
lege, but a check showed that
voters in this election had prob-
ably included others.
These irregularities, Joint Ju-
dic Chairman Michael Sklar, '60,
said, were felt by the Council t
be enough to markedly influence
the election results. For this rea-
son a new election will be held for
the posts.
Ronald Seigal's election to trea-
surer and Tina Tarler's to secre-
tary were validated, however, as
the irregularities were not suffi-
cient to affect the results.-
In the senior class officer elec-
tions for the business administra-
tion school, James Agnew was
elected president over Bill War-
nock, holding 35 votes out of the
55 cast.
Alex Fisher was chosen vice-
president with 36 votes to Paul
Kripke's 19, and Robert Radway,
unopposed for. treasurer, received
45 votes. There was one write-in
vote for secretary, and unopposed
candidate- Kay Warner received
Mahey Wins
Roger Mahey was given 53
votes as unopposed candidate for
president of the education school,
and Leila Reese received 48 as the
only candidate for treasurer.
There were no nominees for the
other offices, but two write-in
votes were cast for vice-president.
Dorothy Dedo was elected with
one of these, as the other candi-
date was academically ineligible.
In the engineering school, Roger
Barnes was elected president of
the senior class with 80 votes, fol-
lowed by John Cothorn with 30.
Richard Staelin was chosen vice-
president with 77 votes against
two write - ins for other candi-
dates. Duane Wasmuth, unop-
posed for the office of secretary-
treasurer, was given 72 votes.
Peter Dawson, '60, Ronald Pet-
ers, '60, and James Benagh, '60,
were elected to the Board in Con-
trol of Student Publications. The
two defeated candidates were Su-
SanhHoltzer, '61, and Thomas
Gething, 61.
In the elections for the Union
Board of Directors, conducted by
the Hare system, James Hadley,
'61, was elected on the first bal-
lot. Hadley had 454 votes, the to-
tal number of ballots was 1,562,
and the quota was 312.
' ne asn lctd nn hsp-

'tions of the Council as a whole-
as well as specific areas of inter-
est -- should increase the effect-
iveness of SOC."
Feldkamp, an incumbent who
has served as SGC president since
the fall elections, was swept in on
the first ballot with 750 first-
place votes. The quota necessary
to elect him was 423 since the
number of valid ballots was 2,955.
As each candidate was elected,
his votes were redistributed to the
candidates listed next on the in-
dividual ballots. The total num-
ber of valid ballots on each round
divided by seven -- the number
of posts open plus one - deter-
mined the quota necessary to
elect a candidate on that round.,
This is a modification of the Hare
count system.
The second ballot elected Had-
ley, with 504 votes.
Eleanor Cook, '62, was dropped
on the third ballot, and no one
was elected.
Elected with 423 votes on the
fourth ballot was Seasonwein.
Fred Riecker, '63, was dropped
on the fifth ballot. His 115 votes
were low.
Write-in candidate Brereton
Bissell, '61, disqualified by Joint
Judiciary Council for violating
election rules, withdrew after the
fifth ballot in favor of Paul Heil,
'63. His 223 votes were redistrib-
uted accordingly.
"If I had been elected, I would
not have been able to accept the
seat because of the condition I
placed on my acceptance of office
over a week ago," Bissell asserted.
He and Heil had announced they
would not accept Council seats if
elected unless the total vote
reached 5,000.
"I would not have asked the
Council to decide whether to seat
me because I thought this would
only further injure the reputa-
tion of the Council. It would only
drag them through the mud more,"
and I am the one responsible for
the situation," he concluded.
No candidates were elected on
the sixth ballot.
On the seventh round of distri-
bution, Per Hanson, '62, was elect-
ed with 399 votes. The quota was
Don Corriere, '61, was dropped
with 201 votes after the eighth
Arthur Rosenbaum, '62, was
elected on the ninth ballot with
462 votes- after Corriere's votes
were re-distributed.
The sixth and final seat was
filled on the tenth ballot when
M. A. Hyder Shah, Grad., was
elected with 381 votes, 35 over the
quota of 346.

Bill To
Science and Te
Physics, Astron
The State Senate passeda
yesterday which gives the Un
ning a combined astronomy an
and Technology building, and
tron building.
Planning of the Institute
ing will take approximately
the cyclotron structure, Wilbu
President in Charge of Busi-
ness and Finance, said.
The University has applied to
the Atomic Energy Commission
for a new cyclotron, Pierpont in-
dicated. The AEC received the
3r : ....Y" University's proposal with favor
in 1958, but took no action since
Sfunds were not appropriated for
°Nx a building in which to house it,
along with the cyclotron the Uni-
versity now has.
Originally Separate
The Institute and physics and
astronomy building was original-
ly conceived as separate struc-
tures, but by combining the two,
a savings of $1 million on their
construction can be effected. Pier-
pont said plans for the building
would 'be complete in "about a
Plans for the North Campus
cyclotron building are complete
and the University will begin con-
struction as soon as it receives
the money from the state.
-Daily-Dave Gltr* , University President H a r l a n
ivernment Council post, followed Hatcher called the appropriation
62, lower right. "a little disappointing."
"It doesn't go far enough for
us - we also need immediate
planning money for the second
unit of the Medical Science
Building. We wanted funds for
the second half of the Fluids En-
gineering Building, too."
Other Requests Denied
The School of Music building
in-"ought to be built and in use right
Board, was necessitated bydn- this minute," President Hatcher
creased operational and budget said. The University has set the
'osts, it was reported by the Board.' School. of Music building at the
Boost Price . head of its capital outlay request
Season tickets for a six-game for several years, but the Legis-
program have been boosted to $27, lature has never approved the ap-
which is $3 more than they have propriation for it.
been. Individual ducats will be The Senate's action has ended
sold for $4.50 each, compared to a virtual three-year ban on new
$4 in the past. 'state construction. Te total cap-
The new plan will go into effect ital outlay bill for the state to-
for the 1960 six-game home sched- ulay bil
ule in the spacious, 101,001-seat ta's $14,31,000.
Michigan Stadium - the largest A total of $1.9 million was
college-owned arena in the nation, marked for Michigan State Uni-
Crisler said the new price sched- versity, including funds for a
ule is in line with the football tuberculosis laboratory and iso-
plans of other major schools in lation barn, the first units of a
similar category to the Univer- general classroom building, an
sity's self-supporting program, administration building and a
Football, of course, is almost the science an dengineering building
only contributor to the Univer- at MSU's Oakland campus.
sity's huge athletic plant. Wayne State University was al-
Prof. Marcus Plant, University's lotted $750,000 for the first unit
faculty representative, said the of a $2 million general classroom
price raise wasn't a direct result building and $50,000 to complete
of money lost by the Rose Bowl plans for a College of Pharmacy
ban. building.

STUDENT REPRESENTATIVES--John Feldkazmp, '61, at upper left, was elected first for a Student Go
by James Hadley, '61, upper right, Roger Seasonwein,'61, lower left, and Per Hanson, '6
Boared Objects to NGA

eA Unit
cnology Institute,
omy To Get Grant
a $17 million capital outlay bill
aiversity $1.5 million for plan"
id physics-Institute for Science
for the construction of a cyclo-
-physics and astronomy build-
$350,000 leaving $1,150,000 for
r K. Pierpont, University Vice
Set To Study
Housing bias
The University announced yes-
terday formation of a committee
to recommend policies and. prac-
tices to fulfill the Regents' anti.
discrimination bylaw as it relates
to off-canpus housing.
The six-member committee re-
ceived its assignment from Uni-
versity Vice-president for Student
Affairs James A. Lewis, who is an
ex-officio committee member with-
out vote.
The group will be chaired by
Assistant Dean of Women Eliza-
beth Davenport. Other members
are Prof. Eleanor G. Cranefield of
the social work school, Assistant
Dean of Men William Cross, Ralph
Gibson of the Ann Arbor Human
Relations Council and Ellen Lewis,
'60, and James Seder, '61.
In Flist Stages
The committee is still in "its
very first stages," Mrs. Davenport
said. The group must first decide
where the Regents' bylaw is ap-
plicable, she said.
It will then recommend policies
and carry them out, Mrs. Fuller
continued. "We expect to take ac-
The Regents' bylaw waspassed
last November. It says tle Uni-
versity shall not discriminate be-
cause of ancestry, race, color, re-
ligion, creed or ntional origin
and shall direct its officials to
work for elimination of discrimina-
tory practices where students and
employees are involved.
Bylaw Spelled Out
Recommendations from the com-
mittee will correspond with "the
effective powers and available re-
sources of the University and com.
munity agencies."
Members of the administration
regard the bylaw as a directive to
eliminate discrimination wherever
it may exist, Lewis said.
University President Harlan
Hatcher has said the University
would work with "rather than
coerce" groups it wishes to in-
Progress Cited
In the area of fraternity-so-
rority bias clauses, he said the
University has made "steady pro-
"It's relatively easy to take out
a clause," President Hatcher said,
"but a meaningful anti-discrimi-
nation program is directed tward
"working away at the understan4-
ing of why this is."
Lewis previously indicated his
office will work in the area of co-
ordinating groups sich as Student
Government Council and the
Inter-Fraternity Council in their
efforts to work out a solution to
the "bias clause problem."

Add Course
At Dearborn.

Sports Editor
Michigan became the first school
to go on record against the Big
Ten's recommended ban on NCAA
post-season play.
The action was taken last night
by the University's Athletic Board,
which also acted to raise the price
of football tickets for the first time
since 1952.
Since the University's vote on
post-season participation was the
initial one, an institutional vote
by Conference members will be
Asks Support
Of Education
longer possible, Gov. G. Mennen
Williams said yesterday, to send a
youngster off to college "with a
hundred dollar bill in one hand,
an admission slip in the other, and
a prayer that he will make it."
Not more than half of the top
40 per cent of the new high school
graduates go to college, Williams
told a Michigan junior college
meeting at Michigan State Univer -
"This nation can ill afford the
loss of these potential scholars,"
the Governor said. "We can hardly
dare to throw away and waste this
valuable manpower."
One answer, Williams said, is
greater use of the community col-
lege, the only educational institu-
tion specifically developed in the
United States.
Six of the 16 community col-
leges now in operation In the et:te
have come into existence in the
past nine years, Williams noted.
"In a relatively short time," he
said, "the community college has
become an integral part of the
complete public educational pro-
gram for everyone of all age

taken when faculty representa-
tives confer for their spring meet-
ing at East Lansing, May 19-20.
This is in accordance with the
White Resolution, under vWhich the
proposal was originally passed.
Objection Apparent
If a Conference school had not
objected to the proposal, Big Ten
athletes would not be able to par-
ticipate in NCAA championship
meets. However, it was apparent
that some other school would have
voted against the ban, even if the
University did not take the first
The action by the Athletic Board
was consistent with its earlier
legislation on post-season play.
The University -- through the
Board's vote-supported the recent
Rose Bowl pact renewal along with
four other institutions. But the
measure needed six in favor and
thus failed.
Big Ten participation in the
Rose Bowl had been voted out at
the Conference's winter meetings

two weeks ago at Columbus, O.,
and the all-sports ban followed
Votes Tentative
Very good sources claimed the
athletic directors proposed the all-
sports ban by a 7-2 margin (with
University Athletic Director H. O.
Crisler, who was non-voting chair-
man, not casting a ballot) and the
faculty representatives followed
up with an 8-2 support of the
Few of those casting opinions,
however, felt that the very con-
troversial issue would go through.
It was cast by many in order to
raise discussion on whether post-
season activity in other sports
should be consistent with the
previous ban on post-season foot-
Other schools will now have to
get their respective votes for the
tally at the spring meetings.
The ticket price raise, the only
other action made public by the

jToday Archil'tecture Cri'ticized

'Decision Due
On Repertory
Theatre .Plan
"We expect the decision of Ty-
rone Guthrie, Oliver Rea, and Pe-
ter Ziesler on the location of the
reperatory theatre April 1," Prof.
Wilfred Kaplan of the mathemat-
ics department and member of the
Ann Arbor theatre project steering


"Architecture is the materialization of our knowledge of man
and the universe," architect Abraham Beer said yesterday.
"The architecture of today has failed because the world of the
present has suddenly become very different from that of the past and
we have not yet learned to live in it.
"Man is seemingly at the pinnacle of biologic evolution, and in
reflecting upon itself, life has become stationary. We are becoming
more and more aware that things can no longer go the same way
as in the past.
Need Balance
"The problem of the life of tomorrow (and our generation is
already tomorrow) is how to manage the balance between population
and resources.
"It is not a new problem but the extent of it is new and we're
not prepared for it. We can no longer deduct from the past patterns
for living in the present.

The University will add a pn
gram in electrical engineering
the curriculum of its Dearbo
Center beginning next fall, W
liam E. Stirton, director of t
Center, announced.
The electrical engineering add
tion gives the Center three e
gineering programs, in additi


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