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'Golden Fleecing' Clicks
Like IBM Computer
TO MISS DRAMA SEASON'S second production, "The Golden Fleec-
ing" by Lorenzo Semple, Jr. is to deprive yourself of two and one-
half hours of fast and furious fun. This show -clicks with precision
worthy of one of its principle characters, a super efficiency IBM
David Wayne, Robert Carraway, and Larry Hagnian are three
adventurous souls who are going to conquer the Grand Casino in
Venice with the help of the aforesaid electronic brain. The only real
hitch to their scheme is that the computer is in a guided missile
launching ship anchored in the bay. So they "borrow" a signal light
from the ship. and put it in the window of their hotel suite. However,

Point System Reflects
U.S ImmirtIn Laws

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[' IS QUESTIONABLE if all those people who
have been criticizing the Grosse Point "point
stem" and crusading against it realize how
nilar it At. to the current immigration quota
stem used by the United States
The "point system" is used by Grosse Pointe
altors to determine who should and should
t live in Grosse Pointe.t It discriminates
ainst Italians, other Southren Europeans and
ientals. Last Friday State Attorney Gen-
al Paul Adams branded this system as "wholly
moral" and ordered Grosse Pointe to stop
ing it.
It is ironic to note that this same system
hich has been so greatly criticized is much
e the system used by the United States to
termine who can immigrate to this country,
"HE CURRENT immigration quotas used by
the United States are based on the racial
d ethnic composition of this country in 1920.
his plan also discriminates against Italians,
her Southern Europeans and Orientals.
It allows for a relatively small percentage of
ese people to enter the country . as con-
,red to the more acceptable British and
rthern Europeans.
For example, of the 154,000 immigrants ad-
itted to this country each year, only 2,000
r 1.2 per cent) are allowed from within
hat' is 'called the Asiatic Pacific triangle.
his area includes such countries as Japan
d is predominately Oriental.
'ARLIER this year President 'Eisenhower
asked for a revision of the current quotas,

his request was branded as a "vote-attracting
maneuver" by Francis E. Walter (D-Pa),
chairman of the House Immigration Subcom-
mittee, who also said there was no chance
of the President's request passing. So far the
Democratic Congress has done nothing in this
area and insiders say it is unlikely that any-
thing will be done.
If Mr. Adams and Co. are so sure the point
system is "wholly immoral" why. don't they
carry their crusade further and try to correct
the discrimination in our immigration laws.
Of 'course this assumes they are genuinely
interested in fighting discrimination and right-
ing wrongs and are not just playing politics.
IT SEEMS to me that by making an issue of
the "point system" Mr. Adams is mainly try-
ing to perpetuate, the image of himself and
the Democratic Party of Michigan as the fight-
ers against discrimination and the champion
of minority groups. They also seem to be play-.
ing heavily the antagonism many people have
against "ultra-swank" Grosse Pointe.
It is not necessary to dwell upon how help-
ful this could be to the Democrats in the
forthcoming elections, where they face a hard
fight to retain their twelve-year hold on the
Governor's mansion.
If they are genuinely concerned over dis-
crimination and arbitrary point systems, the
immigration quotas is an area where they can
really accomplish something. Of course, it is
not as politically expedient, since it is their
national party which is preventing any' revi-
sion of the quotas.

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one just can't have a Navy signal
disguise it witha clothand a bust
of Eleanora Duse.
THEN THE PLOT begins to
thicken. Because of the signaling
the Navy thinks that there. is a
band of Russian spies in Venice
trying to find out about the new
guided. missile ship. Everything
becomes extremely involved and
needless to say extremely funny.
The cast is fabulous. Seldom
has such a group of muggers and
scene stealers been let loose on a
stage to cavort with such aban-,
David Wayne is truly wonderful
as the ringleader. He brings a
great deal of credibility and
warmth to the rather stock char-
acter of the eternal schemer.
AS THE TWEEDY mad scien-
tist, Larry Hagman has a seem-
ingly endless repertoire of zany
ex~its and odd ways to perch in
chairs. -His lady love is Ann Khut-
sen (Donna Pearson), the daugh-
ter of a sausage casing millionaire.
Michael Lewis plays Benjamin
Dane who must be the first cousin
of Gloria Upson of "Auntie Mame"
fame. It would be hard .to say
which would have the more
clenched jaw or bone-crushing
AS THE CHIEF roadblock in
the adventurers' way, Stephen
Elliott (Admiral Fitch otherwise
known as "Old Barracuda") is a
rough and ready delight.
His daughter, Monica Lovett,
was' fresh and sparkling. Her
scenes with ,Wayne were charm-
The setting by Robert Mellen-
camp was extremely opulent and
very playable.
-Patrick Chester

Summit Flop Pleases Mao

Disarming Confidence?

ICKNOWLEDGING risks in either course of
action, some 1350 Harvard faculty mem-
rs have wired a plea to Eisenhower for a
mmitment to work toward total disarma-
ent and, more immediately, a moratorium
nuclear testing as opposed to continuation
the status quo.
Their primary assumption is that "the oply
al security possible today is existence in a
sarmed world."
They stress that the implied risks in pres-
re for disarmament should not be allowed
o obscure the far greater risks of, the arms
ce," and their telegram lists the latter risks
It is unclear what risks the petitioners see
the continued attempt to arrive at a test
,n agreement, which they advocate-the tele-
am never enumerates them.,
'ERTAINLY world tension has just been
brought to a new high by the collapse of

the summit, conference, inflated in advance by
widespread optimism; it could only be in-
creased by a test ban now.
The spy plane incident underlined before
the world that ,both Russia and the United
States consider maintenance of a balance of
nuclear weapon strength important enough to
justify cheating on an absolute standard of'
The Harvard petitioners seem to want to
emphasize that they !are not so naive as to
believe a) that a test ban is an indubitably
sound objective, or b) that if it were, risks in-
curred in working toward it would indubitably
be justified.
Can they have overlooked the question,
whether it is possible at all, in terms of inter-
national pressures?

PARIS - When Nikita Khrush-
chev pulled the stopper out of
'the summit conference, there was
rejoicing in Peiping as the world's
peace hopes went gurgling down
the drain.
For some time, United States
diplomnatic reports from Moscow
have indicated an increasing tend-
ency by Mao Tse-Tung to joggle
Khrushchev's elbow. It began
when Nikita flew from Washing-
ton last September almost direct
to Peiping to report on the Camp
David talks with President Eis-
enhower. He got a cool welcome.
Not only did he fail to persuade
his oriental partner to relax Red
China's tension with the United
States around Formosa, seat of
the' Chinese Nationalist govern-
ment, but they didn't approve of
relaxing tensions anywhere.
Indian diplomats in' Peiping re-
ported to American diplomats via
New Delhi at the time that Khru-
shchev sincerely tried to carry out
a commitment to Eisenhower to
pacify the Red Chinese. He failed.
** *
conference of Communist nations
in Moscow last February, China
again kicked over the traces. The
Chinese not only voted against
Khrushchev's proposal to relax
the cold war but expressed vig-
orous disapproval of it. All other
members of the Soviet bloc lined
up with Mr. K.
Since then the Chinese have be-
come increasingly .active. China
is not only operating its own for-
eign aid program' in competition
with both the USA and the USSR,
but has sent technicians all over
the world. From secret intelligence
reports and otherwise, here is the
scorecard on Chinese penetration:
North Africa-de Gaulle report-
ed to Eisenhower in Washington
that Chinese technicians already
had arrived in Algeria to aid Al-
gerianrebels. They are being fol-
lowed by arms and so-called vol-
Cuba - Testimony before the
Senate Internal Security Commit-
tee reports that the Chinese are
building air strips in the heart
of Cuba, presumably for air bases.
Latin America - Diplomats re-
port a heavy influx of Chinese
workers along the west coast of
South America and a tremendous
increase in Chinese in f lu e n c e
India - Negotiations between
Premier Nehru and Chou En Lai
over Chinese encroachment on the
Indian boundary got nowhere last
month and the Red Chinese are
r e p o r t e d concentrating more
troops and building more roads
in that area.
Far East - Traveling through
Thailand, the Philippines, Hong
Kang and Japan last winter I
noted unmistakable evidence that
the Chinese Communists with
two-thirds of a billion people are
on the march. President Garcia
of the Philippines, an astute ob-
server of the orient, predicted this
bulging population is bound to
move into less crowded areas.
East Germany - Here has oc-
curred the most important pene-
tration of all. When in East Ber-
lin last week I learned of the
closest ties between the two com-
munist countries, with many East
German engineers going to China
to replace Russian experts and
many Chinese working with East
Berliners in their industrial de-
* * *

such an extent that 5,000 refugees
fled to West Berlin every week.
ence hasn't been held with the
Crillon Hotel' background since
Woodrow Wilson and an American'
delegation tried to write a treaty
establishing permanent peace after
World War I. They failed.
Newsmen, recalling the quiet'
efficiency of the Swiss, wish they
were back in Geneva. At the last
summit conference (1955), the
Swiss had every newsman booked
at hotels. Here it has been a mad

scramble. One highhanded hotel
even charged for a cable confirm-
ing a reservation which. it later re-
fused to honor.. . . Diplomats, who
know Ayub Khan, mustachioed
President of Pakistan, raised eye-
brows over his'protest that he
didn't know American planes were
flying over Russia from Peshawar.
Ayub Khan lives in a village near
Peshawar and could hardly escape,
knowing of the intense air obser-
vation the United States has op-
erated from there for several
(Copyright 1960, by the Bell Syndicate)

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General Notices
June Graduates who have ordered
commencement announcements can call
ffr them at S.A.B., May 18, 19 & 20,
sto 5.
Commencement Exercises - June 11, 199
To be 'held at 5:30 p.m. eith r in the
Stadium or Yost Field House, depending
on the weather. Exercise will conclude
about 7:30 p.m.
Those eligible to participate:.'If
weather isfair.Graduates of Summer
Session. of 1959' and of February and
June, 1960.,Those eligible to paitl-
pate: If'exedise must be held ndoors,
Graduates of Summer Session of 1959
and of June 1960.
For Yost Field House: Two to each
prospective graduate, to be distributed
from Tues., May 31, -to 1200 noon.on
Sat., ;June It, at Cashier's Office, first
floor, Ad. Building.
For" Stadium: No tickets .necessary.
Children not admitted unless acconi-
'panied by adults.
Academic Costume: Can be rented at
Moe 'sport ShopN.- University Ave.,
Ann Arbor.
Assembly for Graduates: at 430 p .
in area east' of Stadium~. Marshals will
direct graduates to proper stations. If
siren indicates (at intervals from 4:00
to 4:15 p.m.) that exercises are to be
held in Yost- Field House, -graduates
should go directly there and be seated
by Marshals.
Stadium: Enter by ,Main St. gates
only. All should be seated by 5:00 p.m.,
when procession enters flied. ;
Yost Field House: Only hose' aholding
tickets can be ,admited owing to lack ,
of space. Enter on State St., opposite
Graduation Announcements, Invita-
tions, etc.: Inquire at Office of Student
Commencement Programs: To be dis-
tributed at Stadium or Yost Fieldr"'
Distribution of Diplomas: If the-ex-
ercises are held in the Stadium, dplo-
mas for all graduates except the Schol,
of Dentistry, the Medical School, and
Flint College, will be distributed from
designated stations under the east
stand of the Stadium, immediately
after the exercises. The diploma distri-
bution stations are on the level above
the tunnel entrance.'
If the exercises are held in the Yost
Field House, all diplomas except those,
of the School of Dentistry, he Med ial
School, and glint College, will b dis-
tributed from the windows of the
Cashier's Office and the Registrar's Of-
fice,'lobby, Ad.-Building. Following tie
ceremony, diplomas. may be called for
until 9:00 p.m.
Doctoral degree candidates who' qual-
ify for the Ph.D. degree or- a similar
degree from the Graduate School and
who attend the commencement exer-
cises will be 'given a hood by theUul-
versity. Hoods given during the cere-
mony sire all Doctor; of - Philosophy'.
hoods, Those eceiving a doctor's de-
gree other than the Ph.D. .may cex-
change the Ph.D. hood given them dur-
ing the ceremony for the appropriate
one immediately after the .ceremony,
at the Graduate School booth under
the East Stand, or at the office of the
Diploma Clerk. Ad. Building, on Mon.,
June 13, a~nd thereafter,
International Student and Family
Exciange: have moved to new. quarters
at the. Madelon Pound House (base-
(Continued, on Page 5)


New Music 'Year's Most Interesting'

A Start on Human Rights

ONE OF THE year's most inter-
esting concerts took place be-
fore a surprisingly small audience,
Monday night under the auspices
of the Ann Arbor Dramatic Arts
Center. The Little Theatre of the
Ann Arbor High School was about-
half full' for a performance by
John Cage and David Tudor of
assorted contemporary works for
diverse instruments, or perhaps
one should say devices.
One understands why the piano
is so popular with the brand of
'composers represented: it can
take a beating. After you hit a
violin with a hammer, there is
not too much left. The piano was
assisted in this concert by four
tape recorders, at least three
phonographs and a large, suitably
amplified slinky spring.
I FOUND IT most interesting
to wander about during intermis-
sions sampling audience reaction.
A music professor thought that
one of the composers should try
electronic music as he seemed
limited by restriction to a single
performer. A theatrical director
was enormously excited by the
dramatic possibilities of what he
called unexplored dimensions. A
fellow music critic was unable to
suppress laughter. A friend was
impressed and moved by some
pieces, disgusted with others.
* * * 1
stuck VI by Karlheinz Stockhaus-
en, was to me the most musical
part of the program. This may be
just because it was the closest in
sonority to ordinary piano music.
The performer is restricted to
rather elementary activities. He
depressed various keys with his
fingers in such a way as to pro-
duce tones, and he manipulates
the pedals with his feet to pro-
long or diminish sonorities.
Despite this conventional ap-
proach, Stockhausen effects a
quite varied and deep study of
some unusual tonal resources of
the piano.
The work is frequently con-
cerned with percussive effects and
extremely tapid rippling passages,
usually covering a wide expanse
of the keyboard. These sharp at-
tacks are often dissonant.
sician. The piece is extraordinar-
ily evocative. If one were to give
it a descriptive title, I should sug-
gest revery. The distinct sections
of the work drift by in a semb-
lance of dreamy randomness, as
though one scanned a distant
foggy shore through a telescope,
hit araonn e no fstto distinguish

case with a hammer, or plucking
the strings with his fingers.
For one piece the pianist dons.
gloves, to alter the character of
sound produced by his hands
striking the keys or other parts
of the instrument.
* * *
ALL THIS IS interesting; cur-
ious and often possibly new sounds
are produced. But of what value
innovation per se- Did the first
artist to discover egg tempera
simply pour some on the floor
and exclaim: look a new medium!
Perhaps he did, but the incident
has been forgotten.
So, I suspect, will be this work
of Mr. Bussotti. In the first pieces
so much time is needed to pre-
pare for each sound (pick' up a
hammer, locate a specific damper,
cock the key cover for slamming)
that the work proceeds too delib-
The sense of motion is' lost, and
this sense is crucial to the, time-
ordered arts. Towards the end the
work gathered momentum and
actually built to a fine climax of
degenerated. We entered here into,

Fraternities Not Innately Private

a realm of sound production in
which, as was explained to me by
an aficionado, relationships be-
tween sounds are ignored; sounds
are produced and are to be lis-
tened to individually.,
At this point I think one loses
the right to pose as art.
There are many striking colors
in a paint sample book and many
fine-sounding words in a diction-
ary, but these are not works of
art. For a painting, one must have
spatial ordering to provide struc-
ture; for music the vital element
of structure is provided by tem-
poral relationships e x p r e s s e d
through the sense of motion. This
was more and more missing as
Monday night's program pro-
ceeded. The sounds utilized by
Cage in his compositions were
perhaps interesting and may per-
haps be the basis of a new form'
of art in the future. But at pres-
ent they are not art.
The pianism of David Tudor is
extraordinary for its control and
self-control. The world or ordin-
ary music may have lost a fine
performer. The world of comedy
lost a fine dead-pan actor.
-J. Philip Benkard

[OST OF THE WORK in the huhan rela-
tions field is based on a simple premise:
y person who gives serious thought to the
oblem of discrimination will conclude that
crimination is a reprehensible social evil
rich must be eliminated.
[f this premise is true, demonstrations such
yesterday's march commemorating the sixth
niversary of the Supreme Court's school dt-
hregation decision represent a practical ap-
oach to the problemn of ending "discrimination.
[t would be foolish to say that one of these
rnonstrations or even a series of them will
ate a wave of mass protest which will im-
diately end discrimination. But these demon-
ations can accomplish more limited objec-
The recent Conference for Human Rights
the North demonstrated one of the effects of
ling public attention to the problem. Many
lividuals came to the Conference "just out
Editorial Staff
torial Director City Editor
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of curiosity" and in the process became com-
mitted to work for human rights. Likewise,
events like yesterday's march provide a stimulus
for persons who were "thinking about" doing
Equally important, such demonstrations
create an atmosphere. The ,public is made at
least vaguely aware that there is a problem and
that discrimination is an evil. This will make
them more receptive to the arguments of the
human rights advocates.
IT WOULD BE very fortunate if the premise
were entirely true. Running a few demon-
strations is a relatively simple and efficient use
of one's manpower. But the premise is only
partially true: people need to be convinced.
Much of the progress in the human relations
area must come from hard work with small
groups or on a face-to-face basis. This is long,
hard work, but it must be done.
Another great need is planning. Ascertaining
the needs of minority groups and the facilities
of the community is unexciting, undramatic and
tedious. Furthermore, it is not "progress," but
these things must be done before any real pro-
gress is possible.
Another great need of the movement is in-
tellectual focus-the moral issues must be
made abundantly clear. The movement must
look for articulate leaders and it must develop
these leaders.

To the Editor:'
R S. RIVKIN'S argument for
complete autonomy of frater-
nities would be valid'providing his
basic point was relevant to exist-
ing conditions., He argues that
n fraternities and other clubs
of this nature are not public. As
such organizations, it is their in-
nate right to discriminate in any.
way in regard to the type of per-
son! whom they will admit to
The fact that fraternities may
have had the innate quality of
complete autonomy when they
were organized is no longer rele-
vant, therefore not a valid argu-
FRATERNITIES today are not
private organizations in the same
manner country clubs are, even,
though attempts have been made
to show similarities in their func-
tions. The present structure of a
fraternity, recognized and regis-
tered with the University and
composed entirely of students and
alumni membership, is far' from
having the innate. quality of com-

because they are members of a
particular race or religion. This
will not insure the end of dis-
crimination, but merely allows
consideration of these individuals
If Mr. Rivkin's private ,frater-
nity were to exist it would have to,
revert to the fraternity of the
1920's and completely alienate it-
self from the University. In many
instances this would decrease
their effectiveness as an active
segment of the University.
-Ross H. Rosenberg, '63A&D
Historic Precedent . .
To the Editor:
SEVERAL very old Italian news-
papers, circa 1632 (the exact
dates are uncertain) have recently
been discovered. Being of great
historical interest, these antique
newspapersnare being translated;
in the oldest of these the follow-
ing story appears under the ban-
ner headline "Galileo To Be Tried
In Rome."
Naples: Galileo, the famous as-
tronomer who has publicly de-

an authority outside the area of
his competence.
from usually reliable sources that
the Grand Inquisitor had to be
prodded into conducting this trial
by the Pope who had received 250
mate letters from laymen demand,
ing that Galileo be burned at the-
stake for his views. It was also
learned that these 250 inate letters
had been written on the request
of a certain Ignoramus, Latimori
of Rome who had urged the lay-
men not to pay the- new Church
tax on the grounds that these tax
monies would also benefit Galileo.
This reporter talked informally
with the Pope and the four judges
after yesterday's pre-trial confer-
ence. The Pope said informally
that "all those who support Gali-
leo are merely rejecting the im-
plied paternalism of the Church
in its telling them, in effect, how
to think." One of the four Judges
told this reporter informally that
"There is no doubt that Galileo
will be found guilty at his trial
three weeks hence. The Church

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