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WHEN WORLDS
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Seventieth Year of Editorial Freedom

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OL. LXX, No. 157 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, THURSDAY, MAY 12, 1960 FIVE CENTS

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SGC Cancels J-Hop
After Lon Debate
Dance Chairman Cites High Cost
As Reason for Discontinuing Event
By CYNTHIA NEU
The traditional Junior Hop will not be held next year, the Student
Government Council decided at their meeting last night.
A motion to calendar the dance for next February was defeated in
a roll-call vote of nine against and seven for...
Although the J-Hop will not be held next February, it can be
reorganized. and presented in following years. The final decision came
after extensive consideration and debate on the matter.
In a report to the Council, Alex Fisher, General Chairman of the
'61 J-Hop stated, "This year the dance itself sustained a loss, although
---C' the J-Hop central committee will
turn over to SGC a profit from
the advertising collection for the
Professo s Fishetr continued, 0I feel that
ee enne eward the J-Hop for 1962 could be
better placed elsewhere, and that
Sit would be advisable for the dance
s om inee to be discontinued."
The main objections to the semi-
formal affair centered around the
By IRICHARD OSTLING high cost to students who at-

Perigo

Resigns as Basketball

Coach

Can anyone defeat Sen. John
Kennedy, after his decisive victory
over Sen. Hubert Humphrey in
West Virginia?
At least three faculty members
see Kennedy as the man to beat
for the Democratic nomination.
Prof. John White of the politi-
cal science department thinks that
he will be "hard to stop. No one
Is clearly the number two man in
the Democratic party."
Predicts Nomination
Another political scientist, Prof.
George Peek, predicts a Kennedy
nomination, but can conceive of a
convention alliance giving the nod
to Sen. Stuart Symington, or pos-
sibly Adla Stevenson.
To Carl Cohen, of the philoso-
phy department, Kennedy is very
strong, but the primary "may
bring to greater attention the
name of Stevenson," because the
Humphrey camp probably will find
Stevenson most nearly duplicates
its liberal ideas.i
"Of all the candidates in either'
party, no one has anything like
the international standing and
respect-and justifiable respect-
of Stevenson. His intellect towers
above the others."
A different view was voiced by
Prof. Max Dufner of the German
department. "The primary is kind
of a joke ... a popularity contest."
Exciting Convention
"It will be a terribly exciting
convention in Los Angeles, pro-
viding Kennedy doesn't win on the
first ballot," Cohen remarked.
If nominated, the two political
science teachers feel that Ken-
nedy's chances in November look
good. Prof. White said that Ken-
nedy would win, barring a large-
scale defection. He noted that the
country is basically Democratic.
According to Prof. Peek, "Nei-
ther Kennedy nor Nixon have a
strong public image like Eisen-
hower." Therefore, voters will fol-
low their traditional party senti-
ments, and this favors the Demo-
crats.
And what of the man who with-
drew from the race?
Chances Killed
It's a "healthy sign" when a
tpolitician "admits when he is
licked," Prof. Peek said. He feels
that the primary killed any future
presidential chances for Hum-
phrey, as did Kefauver's unsuc-
cessful campaign in 1956.
A number of Prof. White's col-
leagues predicted Tuesday that
Humphrey would withdraw if de-
feated. "He did the only thing he
could do, without becoming a
Democratic Harold Stassen."
Prof. White also noted that
Humphrey was hurt by being cast
in the unfortunate role of a spar-
ring partner.
Michigamua
Adds Braves
To 'U Tribe
When from out the paleface
wigwam
From behind the staring moonface
Came the slow and solemn
five booms
Telling that the evening spirit
Wanders over woods and meadows,
Lights the campfires of the
,mavens,
Then the Michigamua warriors
In their feathers and their
warpaint
Soon will gather 'round the
oak tree:
'Rnnd the oak tree called the

tene. it was pointeaot bduring
ensuing discussion that by lower-

Asks Leave
To Resume
Academics
Crisler Announces
Decision of Board
By TOM WITECKI
Bill Perigo asked to be relieved
of his basketball coaching duties
at the Board in Control of Inter-
collegiate Athletics meeting last
night.
His reason for the request was
that he wanted tosdevote full time
to obtaining a master's degree.
Athletic Director H. O. Fritz Cris-
ler, who made the announcement
public following the Board meet-
ing, said Perigo's decision was no
surprise to him.
Crisler said, "I had known for
a long time that Bill wasn't in-
terested in making coaching a
lifetime. career. He mentioned to
me a couple of years ago that he
would ask to be relieved someday."
To Get Master's
The indication from Crisler was
that Perigo was more interested
in the fields of administration and
teaching and would enter one of
them upon receiving his master's
degree.
Crisler emphasized that the deci-
sion was entirely Perigo's and that
no outside pressure had been ap-
plied.
The past winter saw the bas-
ketball team suffer its worst season
in the history of the school, win-
ning just four and losing 19. The
team's Conference record of 1-13
left them dead last in the stand-
ings.
However, it was just a year ago
that Perigo brought his club up
to a surprising second place tie in
the Big Ten race. The Conference
record that year was 8-6.
Succeeded McCoy
In his eight years as Michigan's
head coach, Perigo's teams won
78 games and lost 99. Perigo suc-
ceeded Ernie McCoy, who brought
Michigan its last basketball title
back in 1948.
The 48 year-old coach came to
Michigan from Western Michigan
Swhere he had built up a fine record
over a three year period. He had
gained earlier fame at Benton
Harbor where he built a basketball
dynasty and picked off one state
high school title.
Since Perigo's request was rather
sudden, Crisler indicated the Board
had no idea as to who Perigo's
successor would be. He said the
Board had requested him to hold
interviews with prospective candi-
dates.

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Appropriations

Decilsion
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CON-CON:]
Petitioners
Plan Drive
For Area
Ia
"Citizens' Drive for Con-Con"
will begin tomorrow night in Ann
Arbor, Ypsilanti and Saline in an
effort to obtain the maximum
number of signatures on petitions
calling for a state constitutional
convention.
The Ann Arbor group now has
over 5,000 signatures, with a goal
of 10,500.
The drives are part of a state-
wide joint effort by the League
of Women Voters and the Michi-
gan Junior Chamber of Commerce
to gain support for Con-Con.
Need Signatures
Signatures of 300,000 people are
needed to place the question on
the November ballot. The petitions
must be in by July 1.
Con-con has been supported by
numerous groups and prominent!
individuals in the state. Among
them are the Michigan Education
Association, Parent-Teacher As-
sociation, United Church Women,
Republican party, Gov. G. Men-
nen Williams, and gubernatorial
candidates Paul Bagwell and
James M. Hare.
It is expected that 400 marchers
will participate in the one-day
drive. The city is being split into
87 districts in order to thoroughly,
cover the area.'
In past elections, supporters of
the constitutional convention have
been stopped by the provision that4
a call for a convention must be
approved by a majority of all per-
sons voting in the election. Since
most people vote only for the
candidates, the convention has
been defeated.
The Jaycee Womens Voter prop-
osition would seek to change the
present constitution by providing
that a convention may be called
by a majority of people voting on{
the issue. It also provides that a
convention call shall be on the
ballot next April.
Select Delegates
If this is successful, one dele-.
gate will be selected for each sen-
ator and representative, within
four months.
Gilbert Bursley, Republican can-
didate for state representative,
has issued a statement urging
support of the drive and the con-
vention. "Effectiveness and econ-
omy" is the goal of state govern-
ment "and a revised constitution
could lead in this direction."

MAGAZINE BLAST:
ICharges Disputed by Crse

University Athletic Director H.
0. "Fritz" Crisler, said last night
on the eve of the public release
of Sports Illustrated's latest blast
at the Big Ten, that "if there is
any substance to their veiled un-
substantiated charges, they must

LAST J-HOP
... tradition dies
ing the price of tickets, hiring a
lesser known band and making
the dance informal, it would ap-
peal to a greater number of people
and cut expenses.
In order to expand the size of
the dance, it would have to be held
in the Intramural pfuilding in-
stead of the League Ballroom as
it was this year,
Those voting against the pro-
posed dance were Adams, Bartlett,
Goines, Seasonwein, Trost, Ken-
nedy, Morton, Bassey and Hanson.
Those wishing to calendar the
dance were Rosenbaum, Green-
berg, Shah, Rosemergy, Warnock,
Haber and Hadley.

H. 0. "FRITZ" CRISLER
#.. .refutes charges
have some information that I
don't."
He also said that, "I can't con-
tribute anything to Sports Illus-
trated's disposition for sensation-
alism."
Sports Illustrated said yesterday
star football players in Big Ten
schools are kept happy by after-
game payoffs ranging up to $50
and soft jobs paying $40 to $50
weekly.
Charges 'Slander'
Kenneth (Tug) Wilson, Big Ten
Commissioner, called the charges
"slander" and "sensationalism"
while various conference coaches
termed them "lies" and "far-
fetched" statements.
Writing in the current issue of
the weekly magazine, Jack Olsen
said some players receive weekly
payments in unsigned envelopes
through the mail. No schools were
named.
The matter of recruiting prac-
tices was discussed in an article
dealing with the NCAA' action
last month in placing Indiana on
probation.
The magazine quoted unidenti-
fied recruiters from other univer-

sities as saying, "Indiana had to
get caught because it didn't use
any class" and the recruiters used
"no finesse."
"High pressure recruiting has
always been the norm in the Big
Ten," Olsen said in the article.
"It took Forrest Evashevski's tal-
ent to build Iowa into a football-
power with an extensive recruit-
ting program which never (well,
hardly ever) crossed the bounds
of propriety.
"Star football players are kept
happy at other Big Ten schools in
a myriad of extralegal ways. An
angel meets the players in the
locker room after a game, shakes
hands all around and deposits
bills ranging from $10 to $50 in
eager, sweaty palms.
Receive Pay
At another school, football play-
ers receive unsigned envelopes in
the Monday morning mail with
their weekly honorarium enclosed.
"Many Big Ten football players
are carried on the payrolls of in-
dustry at $40 or $50 weekly; some-
times they show up for 'work,' and
sometimes they stay in bed."
Wilson, in a statement released
in Chicago said:
"Sports Illustrated statements
regarding "extralegal" aid to Big
Ten athletes are a slander upon
every Conference university. If
this magazine has any pretense
for decency and fair play it will
name names and present concrete
Democrats
Name Ives
Lloyd Ives was named city
Democratic chairman last night
at a general membership meet-
ing, succeeding Weston Vivian,
who declined to run again.
Other members of the execu-
tive committee were named, in-
cluding four vice-chairmen.
Awards were also made to seven
local Democrats for their out-
standing contributions to the
party organization.
Prof. Wilbur J. Cohen, of the
University's School of Social
Work,swas the featured speaker.
He spoke on "Health Insurance
Proposals for the Aged."
State Democratic Chairman Neil
Staebler introduced the speaker
and briefly addressed the meeting.

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facts or it will withdraw its state-
ments.
"I have no desire to protect any
dishonesty in college athletics, but
I will not stand, either, for decent
and honorable people and institu-
tions to be scandalously attacked
for simple sensationalism."
C o a c h Duffy Daugherty of
Michigan State called the charges
"Preposterous," and said: "I don't
believe there is a school in the
conference where they would per-
mit this to go on." Michigan
State's Athletic Director, Biggie
Munn, called the story "pretty
far-fetched."
YEARBOOK:
'60 'Ensian
Distribution
Announced
By MICHAEL HARRAH
"Horizon . . . from Heritage
through Hope" is the theme of
Nichols, '60, 'Ensian editor said
the 1960 Michiganensian, Judy
Nichols, '60, Ensian editor said
yesterday.
She explained that the Univer-
sity Is Heritage, and that the stu-
dent draws from this heritage,
giving him Hope to work out his
Horizon.
The cover of this year's 'Ensian
will be spring green with black
and cream applied. Converging
lines intersect at 1960, signifying
Hope from Heritage, and a star
stands for the Horizon.
Special Features
Some of the sp6cial features of
this year's book are the six f11.-
color division pages, faced by a
tapestry effect, and the eight-page
section of water color sketches of
familiar campus scenes. Special
art work is also used in the
schools and colleges section.
The 'Ensian will be distributed
from 10 a.m. through 5 pm. to-
day through Friday, and from 10
a.m. to 12 noon on Saturday, Tim
Johnson, '60, 'Ensian business
manager said. The book will be
distributed at the Student Pub-
lications Bldg.
Start Distribution
Copies will also be on sale from
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the Diag, at
the Engineering Arch, and the
business administration school to-
day only.
Johnson also said that due to
a mis-routed truck shipment be-
yond the 'Ensian's control, only a
partial number of the books will
be available for distribution before
Friday.
"Due to a temporarily limited
supply," Johnson said, "I hope
that those who have reserved a
copy of the 'Enslan will wait until
Friday, when our supply will be
replenished, to pick up their
copies."
SGC Approves
Joint Judiciary
Appointments
Student Government Council
last night approved appointments
to the Joint Judiciary Council,
and the University Development
Council.
It suggested candidates for the
University Lecture Committee.
Marilyn Baginsky, '61, Carol
Bomash, '61, Jane Glick, '62,
rnP RI A. na rnnie

State Plans
To Consider
'U' Budget
Lawmakers Hope
For Quick Passage
By MICHAEL BURNS
and SUSAN FARRELL
The State Legislature is ex-
pected to take final action today
on appropriations for higher edu-
cation, including the University's'
proposed $35.2 million budget. -
Although no headway was made
when the Legislature reconvened
yesterday after a 24-day recess,
lawmakers were optimistic about
quick passage today.
Passage of the University 'ap-
propriation has been delayed by
disagreement over changes in other
sections of the bill.
House To Yield
Rep. Allison Green of Kingston,
Republican leader in the House,
said yesterday he thought the
House would have to yield to Sen-
ate insistence on knocking down
a House-inserted $1 million appro-
priation boost for Wayne State
University to $400,000, all the Sen-
ate will allow.
Sen. Elmer R. Porter (R-Bliss-
field), chairman of the Senate Ap-
propriations Committee said he
expected both houses to agree on
the $400,000 boost or "they won't
have anything."
If the bill is not passed today,
it will have to be re-introduced in
both houses, the entire procedure
requiring at leasti11tdays before
final action could be taken
Await Decision
The proposed compromise now
awaiting decision by the House
made some other changes in the
education bill, eliminating House-
voted increases of $129,000 for
Michigan Institute of Mining and
Technology, $95,000 for Northern
Michigan College and $200,000 for
adult education.
Other questions remaining to
be settled include state construc-
tion and a pay raise for legislators.
It was speculated that a coali-
tion of Democrats and Republicans
in the House would be formed to
settle on a $1,250 a year pay boost
for lawmakers, putting the new
level at $6,250.
Democrats, holding out for a
$2,500 increase, rejected a similar
proposal four weeks ago.
Rep. Joseph Kowalski of De-
troit, Democratic floor leader, and
Green said that chances for com-
promise on differences appeared
good.
Gives Speech
About Music
By GEORGE LEVIN
In conjunction with the Union's
Creative Arts Festival, composer
Roberto Gerhard lectured on-elec-
tronic music, entitled "Audio-Mo-
biles" yesterday.
According to Gerhard, electronic
composers are making a large
error in concentrating on spec-
trum composition when they
"should use their marvelous equip-
ment to build up rhythmic com-
positions."
His main criticism of electronic
compositions was that the time
sense was destroyed in them. He
feels that "the way time is handled
in electronic music and traditional
music is different and will be un-
less great care is taken by the elec-
tronic composer.
He compared the speed in a piece
by Berieau to "a hypothetic pian-

ist who plays with one, sometimes
many fingers for clusters of notes,,
and playing every note wrong giv-
inar q3 + i + 1

Opperman Sees Planning
In Future Urban Growth
By PETER STUART,
"The new city is the metropolitan galaxy, the constellation of
urban communities," veteran city planner Paul Opperman said last
night.
The nationwide urbanization movement is radily developing com-
prehensive planning on the scale of extensive metropolitan areas,
he added. "In 10 years there will not be a metropolitan area that does
not have a metropolitan planning
commission - and metropolitan 'WHAT'S WOR TH ]
governments will follow.
"These cities will create their w
own types of metropolitan organi-
zation based on a realistic apprai-i
sal of local conditions.
"In the face of this expected
growth, there are few guideposts By SHERI
or well-beaten paths in the field
of metropolitan planning." "We are an individualistic peo
Executive Director Moses two Jews have been able to a
a third Jew should and must coni
Opperman is the executive di- Weinstein said last night.
rector of the Northeastern Illinois The rabbi, head of Temple K.
Metropolitan Planning Commis- terday on "The Jewish Position."
sion, comprising a six-county re-
gion in the Chicago area with rent series "What's Worth Living
more than six million people. "TherJewish tradition is an ol
A former student at the Univer- said. "There is bth the pessimistic
sity, he participated in the Allied To illustrate the pessimistic view
reorganization and reconstruction passages from the books of Job and
of France following the Second Life M
World War. Until 1957 he was "The Daily Prayer Book is ar
chief metropolitan planner of San prescribed the need for proper car
Francisco city and county. refuses to accept the body as an en
Speaking under the auspices of been more significant in the religio
the public administration school, "The men who assembled theI
Opperman explained how the rela- to be happy a person must have a h
tively new field of metropolitan ing were prescribed. Sex, food an
planning has already grown in beautiful pagentry of worship. Jewi
importance. mon routine."
Few Services Rabbi Weinstein discussed the
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LIVING FOR:
Eixpla ins Jewish Postion

I BRISTOL
ple-I doubt that since the days of
agree on anything except how much
tribute to charity," Rabbi Jacob J.
A.M., Chicago, spoke at Hillel yes-
It was the final lecture in Hillel's
g For?"
d one, and it has many moods," he
c view of life and the lighter side."
v, Rabbi Weinstein quoted several
Ecclesiastes.
danual
manual of living for Jews. In it is
re of the body. The Jewish religion
emy of the soul. Feasts have always
us calendar than fasts.
Prayer Book realized that in order
ealthy body, so food laws and bath-
d cleanliness are all a part of the
s never reduce life to a dull, com-
second section of the Daily Prayer

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