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ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, FRIDAY, MAY 20, 1960
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G TEN CONFERENCE:
Reconsider Rose Bowl
By HAL APPLEBAUM
Special to The Daily
EAST LANSING-Big Ten par-
ticipation in the Rose Bowl on an
individual school basis, thought
to be a dead issue, appeared likely
last night as the first day's session
of the Conference meetings came
to a close..
Participation by individual
schools was rejected at the Big
Ten meeting at Columbus in
March with the faculty represen-
tatives yoting 6-4 against partici-
However, under the White reso-
lution, the Issue was sent back to
the respective universities where
the matter was discussed and fac-
ulty representatives were instruct-
B1y MICHAEL OLINICIK
The compulsory ROTC program
at Michigan State University will
shift its emphasis next fall to re-
place about 50 per cent of strictly
military courses with regular aca-
demic work, it was announced.
Provost Paul Miller told the
MSU Board of Trustees, "We think
we are moving ahead with our aim
to make it a first-class academic
program." The Board had. voted
last month to retain the compul-
sory military training for fresh-
men and sophomores.
Shortly after the announcement,
the faculty senate rejected a reso-
lution by the MSU chapter of the
American Association of Univer-
sity Professors to take academic
credit away from ROTC work.,
"The reasons behind our motion
are pretty complex and so I doubt
that many understand it," Prof.
Ray Denny, president of the AAUP
group in East Lansing, said yes-
ed how to vote at this month's
The White Resolution estab-l
lished a 60- day waiting period
before the ruling would go into
effect. An objection by any Big
Ten member school would bring
the resolution up for vote at the
next Conference meeting. This is
what happened in the present
case, and the vote will take place,
Indiana, whose surprise vote
against participation defeated the
motion in March is now reported-
ly ready to vote in favor of par-
Indication of this switch was
given yesterday at the athletic dir-
ectors' meeting, when this group
recommended to the faculty rep-a
resentatives that if Conference
teams are allowed to play in thel
Rose Bowl, the receipts will be
distributed under the twelve-share+
system which has been used in the
(Two shares go to the school
that plays in the Bowl game, one
to the Commissioner's office, and
one share to each member school.)
Indecision on this matter was
supposedly the chief reason for
Indiana's "no" vote in March.
Prof. Marcus Plant of the law
school, secretary of the Big Ten
faculty representatives, who had
previously said the Rose Bowl was
a dead issue, said that the new
developments came as a complete
"I don't know if" the Indiana
faculty representative has been
instructed to vote for participa-
tion, but what has happened so
far seems to indicate a complete
change of heart by that institu-
"At the March meeting, Indiana
was definitely opposed to partici-
pation on any basis," Prof. Plant
To Decide Matter
Assistant Commissioner Bill
Reed announced that the recom-
mendation will be placed before
the joint session this morning and
that the matter of Rose Bowl par-
ticipation will definitely be de-
cided once and for all.
This morning's agenda is con-
sidered to be the most sensational
and controversial in conference
history. Besides the Rose Bowl,
the body will act on the proposed
ban on post-season competition
and hear Commissioner Kenneth
IL. "Tug" Wilson report on the
Conference's investigation of al-
leged recruiting violations by In-
The faculty representatives yes-
terday heard a report by the elig-
ibility committee on the= over-
hauling of qualificationrequire-
The report is based on a new
eligibility system which would no
longer disqualify an athlete for
failing a course, and make elig-
ibility soley dependent on over-
No Action Taken
The faculty representatives took
no action on this proposed system
and asked the committee to study
what effects such a ruling would
have had were it in operation the
past two years.
Prof. Plant said that a special
meeting may be held in the fall
to discuss the matter further, or
it might be dealt with in Decem-
ber at the next regularly sched-
uled conference meeting.
The athletic directors, in map-
ping their 1965-66 football sched-
ules, have tentatively agreed to
halt the round-robin schedule in
its growth stage. The schedule
completed yesterday has each
team playing seven conference
games and allows them to play,
forthe first time, ten games total.
It appears likely that the group
will try to stabilize the schedules
at this level rather than proceed-
ing towards the round-robin which
is slated to be in effect in 1969.
A t Hearing
By PETER STUART
Eight University students of the
Unitarian Student Group are
scheduled 'to testify at contempt
of court proeedings against a
Belleville roller rink.
The hearing on an alleged viola-
tion of a desegregation Inunction
was originally docketed this after-
noon at Wayne County circuit
court in Detroit, but was post-
poned yesterday when Circuit
Judge Joseph Sullivan was taken
The lawyer for whom the eight
are witnesses, Robert Evans of
Inkster, will seek authorization of
a deposition (statements sworn
be tw e en both parties outside
court) or a substitute judge, he
said last night.
It was, largely through the stu-
dents' experiments and investi-
gations April 15, encouraged by
the Belleville chapter of the Na-
tional Association for the Ad-
vancement of Colored People, that
the contempt actions were initi-
At that time the students ob-
tained evidence that the roller rink
had violated a court injunction
banning discrimination against a
young Negro girl, Donald H.
Meyer, the group's religious super-
"Through the NAACP the court
issued an injunction to admit the
girl," he explained. "But then the
rink held separate white and col-
ored nights, until that was stop-
"Now any time she comes, she
is told the place is rented out to a
private group," he said.
Acting upon suggestion of the
Belleview NAACP chapter, 10
members of the Unitarian group
gained entrance to the rink April
15, while at the same time the
Negro girl was turned away-told
the rink was occupied by a private
party, Meyer said.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The-
United Nations Security Council
will meet Monday afternoon on
the Soviet charges of American
U-2 plane spying.
It appeared last night that it
might develop into a wrangle be-
tween the East and West foreign
The Soviet Union in a new mem-
orandum last night charged Presi-
dent Dwight D. Eisenhower's order
calling off spy flights was a tactic
to delude world opinion.
The Russians also demanded
that the United Nations Security
Council condem the United States
for plane spying.
They put the case before the
United Nations Wednesday with
a demand foi urgent Security
Council action to stop the flights.
President Eisenhower said in
Paris Monday that he had ordered
them stopped last Thursday.
Last night, in his second note
in two days to Security Council
President Sir Claude Corea of
Ceylon, Soviet Foreign Minister
Andrei A. Gromyko contended the
United States had no intention of
giving up aerial spying.
Gromyko declared the United
States "was compelled to announce
merely a temporary suspension of1
the provocative flights over So-
viet territory after its acts had.
been resolutely condemned}
throughout the world."
"What is involved, therefore,"
Gromyko went on "is not a re-
nunciation of the United States1
policy, which is contrary to the
fundamental principles of the3
United Nations charter, but merely
a tactical step taken by the United
States government with the object
of deluding world public opinion."
The Soviet foreign minister will
fly to New York today
The Walker Foundation has of-
fered $500,000 for building a rep-
ertory theatre in Minneapolis, it
was learned yesterday.
"This means of course that
Minneapolis is -very much in the
picture," Prof. Wilfred Kaplan of
the mathematics department said.
Minneapolis, Milwaukee and the
Ann Arbor-Detroit area are all
being considered for location of
the repertory-theatre proposed by
Tyrone Guthrie, Oliver Rea and
Prof. Kaplan is chairman of the
steering group working for a
repertory theatre in Ann Arbor.
The University, has not com-
mitted itself to financial sponsor-
ship of any sort, though at their
Jan. 22 meeting the Regents did
make available a site on Univer-
sity property. No offer such as
the Minneapolis proposal is known
to have come from Milwaukee
"I don't know how this (the
Walker Foundation) offer will
affect the final decision since I
don't know all the details," Prof.
Kaplan said. He expects Guthrie,
Rea and Zeisler to announce the
decision "within the next three
or four days."
JOHN DIXON HUNT BENJAMIN PEACOCK MERRILL WHITBURN
... wins three awards ... drama winner ... plays, essay, fiction
Hwood Winners Announced
Prop oses New Si
Awards totalling $12,500 were
presented yesterday to 22 winners
of the 30th annual Avery and
Jule Hopwood Awards for creative
The awards, largest cash prizes
for creative writing in the coun-
try, come from an endowment
fund creaetd by the will of the
late Avery Hopwood. They vary in
amount according to the quality
of the entries.
Three Awards Won
Two writers won three awards
each. John Dixon Hunt, Grad.,
won $700 in the major essay con-
test for a group of critical essays,
$600 in major poetry for "These
Ithacas," and $500 in the major
fiction contest for a novel, "The
Merrill Whitburn, '60, received
$250 in the minor dra-ma contest
for two short plays, $300 in the
minor essay contest for "Where
the Rainbow Ends" and $200 for
a collection of short stories en-
titled "Shadows in the Dark."
Three awards of $800 each were
presented in the major drama
contest to Benjamin Peacock, '60,
for "Uriah"; Ernest E. Ellis, Grad.,
for three one-act plays; and Jack
E. Noyes, '61A&D, for two plays.
Poetry Awards Given
Two $800 awards were given in
the major poetry division to
James A. Randall, '60, for "Col-
lected Poems: 1958-60"; and
Emery George, Grad., for "Crys-
tals of Earth and Air."
Two more awards were pre-
sented in the major essay division.
James A. Barry, Grad., received
$600 for a group of critical and
philosophical essays, and Virgil
Hutton, Grad., won $500 for a
group of critical essays.
In addition to Hunt's award,
four other prizes were given in
the major fiction contest.
Lewis B. Horne, Grad., won $600
for a collection of short stories
entitled "The Lineage of Eph-
riam." Burley L. Hendricks, '60,
received $500 for his novel, "A
Taste of the Lotus." Andris M.
Hirss, Grad., won $500 for five
short stories, and John M. Keys,
Grad., won $500 for his novel,
"The Bounty Hunters."
Howard Wins Award
A major poetry award of $800
was given to Donald B. Howard,
'60, for a manuscipt entitled "In
Only seniors and graduate stu-
dents were allowed to enter the
major division. Undergraduates
are eligible for minor awards, and
seniors may enter either contest.
In minor drama, in addition to
Whitburn's award, Marc Alan
Zagoran, '62, won $250 for the
short play "A Meeting at the
In minor essay, Ann F. Doniger,
'60, won $300 for three critical
The minor fiction contest awards
went to Whitbdrn and :$300 to
Beverly H. Gingold, '60, for "Ex-
iles in the Homeland." Two $150
awards were given to John R.
Saneckl, '60,. for a collection of
stories, "North, on Glendon Road";
and Thayer Bice, '61, for "Three
A minor poetry award of $400
"Our main conviction is that we
were right and the board was'
wrong in the question of continu-
ing the compulsory program. This
was the only way we had to ex-
To Demonstrate Seriousness
Denny said he hoped that the
motion and the discussion which
followed it would demonstrate the
depth and seriousness of faculty
concern with the dispute.
A committee of professors has
,been formed which will attempt to
work with the administration, the
ROTC directors, and the armed
forces in reaching a. compromise.
"If no satisfactory arrangement
is reached," Denny predicted, "the
matter will probably be brought
to the senate again next year."
Miller claimed that the aca-
demically oriented military pro-
gram is based on the assumption
that "we can develop a better of-
ficer this way than with com-
pletely tactical courses."
He explained that most aca-
demic courses of the new plan
would be taught by regular faculty
members, assisted in some cases
by ROTC instructors. The student
officers will be in the same classes
as regular undergraduates in such
courses as political institutions and
"The military history courses
will survey the evolution of its
growth and the important impli-
cations of the armed forces in to-
day's world," Miller said.
Student interest in the new pro-
gram was called "quite positive'
No Immediate Objection
Prof. Denny said that the fac-
ulty seemed to have no immediate
objections to the motive , behind
the plan, but was worried about,
"adding more credit hours in an
already packed program."
The present ROTC courses at
MSU are offered for one or two
credit hours, while the academic
ones will offer three and four.
Miller said the tendency toward
more academic ROTC programs
has been growing over the past
several years and was accelerated
at MSU by the Committee on the
Future of the University which
recommended a curriculum re-
NEW YORK (P)-Eastern alum-
ni of the University are urging the,
University to consider the prac-
ticability of withdrawing from the
Big Ten. unless .the Conference al-
ters its "provincial" trend, par-
ticularly as it concerns football
The Conference has voted to
extend football schedules to 10
games a year, including nine with
Pooh: His Ultimate Singn
Theta Delts Sail to Victory,
Singing Sea ChantyMed ey
By HARRY PERLSTADT
Theta Delta Chi won the Interfraternity Sing held last night at
Hill Aud. with a sea chanty medley while Delta Phi Epsilon retained
the sorority support trophy.
Songmaster Richard H. Benson, '60BAd., led the winning Theta
Delts through "Sailing," "Shenandoah" and "The Drummer and the
Cook." They were supported by the Alpha Gamma Deltas who were
"dressed in sailor costumes from
the War of 1812.
I Delta Phi Epsilon, which sup-
ported Sigma Alpha Epsilon, sang
0 0 encouragement to the tunes of the
third movement of Tchaikovsky's
flu Sixth Symphony and "Hello My
Baby." Sigma Alpha Epsilon sang
"There Is Nothing Like a Dame."
spirit. Why then should Christo- The defending sing champions,
pher Robin not be the archetype Delta Tau Delta, captured second
of the third member of the holy place with a Russian medley. They
trinity rather than the second were supported by Sigma Delta
person?" Tau, dressed as Cossacks and re-
Pooh, Dempseyelatedsceived an honorable mention..
The second question referred to A "Medley of New York Moods"
an early parallel which the pro- won third place for Lambda Chi
fessor made between Pooh and Alpha. Delta Delta Delta supported
Jack Dempsey-"Would you care them to the tune of "Melody of
to trace that parallel out further?" Birdland."
"No" Ffines-Sautherbyespone." Sigma Alpha Mu received hon-
responded. orable mention for their rendition
The Aardvark literary awards of "Give Me Your Tired, Your
presentation followed, after an- Poor." Kappa Delta, dressed as
nouncement by the club presi- statues of liberty, won second place
dent that Prof. Ffines-Southerby for their support.
has been requested to speak at Bedecked in choir robes and
the next Aardvark award lecture- singing to church choir music,
in ten years. Alpha Chi Omega was awarded
The Aardvark awards, decided third place for their support of
o~n the snot whe~n the ind~res gijrma 'PhivnrlnvnT'1 hA S 1~yFn
was presented to Patricia Hooper,
'63, for a collection of poems en-
titled "The Citadel." Miss Hooper
also took first place this spring
in the poetry division of the fresh-
man Hopwood competition.
An award of $300 went to Suz-
anne Gary, '62, for "Nine Poems,"
and one of $200 to Sandra Mc-
Pherson, '61, for "Six Poems."
Drama judges were Ward More-
house, drama critic for the New
York World-Telegram and Sun,
and Marston Balch, head of the
Department of Drama at Tufts
College and director of the Col-
Judges of the essay category
were John Fischer, editor of Har-
per's Magazine, and Monroe K.
Spears, editor of . "The' Sewanee
In the poetry. contest, judges
were Reed Whittemore, poet and
editor of The Carlton Miscellany;
and poet Richard Eberhart, pres-
ent poetry consultant at the Li-
brary of Congress.
Bi B n
By JUDITH OPPENHEIM
Women poets are often accused
of narrowness on subject matter
and lack of emotional tone and a
sense of humor, poet Theodore
Roethke spoke on the poetry of
Louise Bogan at the presentation
of the Avery and Jule Hopwood
Awards in creative writing.
Roethke said in individual in-
stances among women writers of
genuine talent other "esthetic and
moral shortcomings - the spin-
ning - out, the embroidering of
trivial themes, and a concern with
the. mere surfaces of life" could
He described "that special pro-
vince of the feminine talent in
prose: hiding from the real agonies
pf the spirit; refusing to face up
to what existence is; lyric or re-
ligious posturing; running between
boudoir and altar; stamping a
tiny foot against God; or lapsing
into a sententiousness that implies
the author has re-invented in-
tegrity; carrying on excessively
about fate, about time; lamenting
the lot of the woman; caterwaul-
ing; writing the same poem fifty
"But Louise Bogan is something
else," Roethke said.
Severe Lyrical Tradition
Although a very few of her
earliest poems bear the mark of
fashion, she writes mostly out of
the "severest lyrical tradition in
English." Miss Bogan's spiritual
ancestors are Thomas Campion,
Ben Jonson and the anonymous
Remarking that Miss Bogan has
"one of the best ears of our time,"
Roethke added that her subject
, "is invariably given its due and no
more. As a result, her poems have
a finality, a comprehensiveness, the
sense of beingall of a piece that
xwe demand from the short poem
But once more he accused th
United States of wrecking th
He arrived at Schoenefeld Air
port, outside East Berlin, and wa
greeted by top East German Com.
munists and about 1,300 party
functionaries. Then he rode intc
East Berlin past crowds of cheer-
ing thousands. West Beriners sad
it was the biggest reception he
ever received in East Berlin.
"In this situation," Khrushchei
said, in an airport speech, "tIm
is required, the effort of all peoples
and governments is required tC
carry out a summit conferenc
after six or eight months."
Accusing the United States o
torpedoing the summit conference
"Obviously, in determining polIc
in the United States those circlei
have won the upper hand which
want no reduction of internationa;
tensions and no removal of thi
danger of a new war."
But in speaking of a new sum
mit conference after. the Unite
States election, he did not sa
anything about again demanding
an apology from the United Staten
for the spy flight over the Sovie
This demand sent the summi
meeting onto the rocks. He did no
even mention the "obstacles'
which he said before leaving Parl
must be removed before anothe:
top level meeting could be held"
No New Threats
Nor did he make any new
threats against West Berlin, whose
border is only about three mile
from where he spoke. He men
tioned it only once, as a problem
that has to be settled within th
framework of a treaty with Ger
He did say there was a ne
situation now. The Soviet Govern
ment, he went on, would discus
it with the other Communist coun
tries and draw the necessary con
This may have been an allusio
to Red China, which some West
erners believe may have played 0
major rle in collapsing the sum
Like the Chinese Communist,
the East German Reds take a har
Stalinist line and may also tak
a dim view of relaxing tensions.
The Campus Broadcasting Net
work was converted to a singl
radio station, WCBN, when the
Inter - Quadrangle Council ap
proved its new constitution lasi
Formerly the network consiste
of three stations, one in ea
quadrangle, with a loose organiz
tion at the top. Starting next fal
it will be a single, centralize
station with a studio operating h
The final implementation of t
plan awaits the relinquishment o
political control over the studh
by West and South Quadrang
Councils to the IQC. Busineg
operations are already in the pr
cess of centralization.
(EDITOR'S NOTE: The following is
an accurate report of a public lec-
ture sponsored by a little-seen Uni.
versity group yesterday.)
BY FAITH DIXON HUNT
"To consider Winnie the Pooh
merely a Bear, as certain critics
such as Marvin Felheim have, is
to completely miss the true signi-
ficance of the work," Prof. R. C.
Ffines - Sotherby declared last
Prof. Ffines-Southerby, described
as noted teacher and critic who
has contributed several definitions
to the Oxford English Dictionary
(specifically "polytechnic" and
pornography"), spoke at the de-
cennial Aardvark award lecture of
the John Barton Wolgamot society
of Pooh," drawing an analogy be-
tween Pooh and Samuel Beckett's
"Waiting for Godot." When the
analogy was greeted with laughter
and catcalls, the lecturer held up
his purple handkerchief and de-
clared, "Beckett is not too far-
fetched an analogy."
The theme of the Pooh books is
Pooh's endless and futile search
for his own identity, according to
Prof. Ffines-Southerby. "The point
of view that Heath-Stubbs takes
in his recent book "Of Winnie the
Pooh and Other Fugitive Essays,"
where he sees Pooh as Richard
III, is entirely untenable."
Ffines-Southerby sees Pooh as
the middle-class man, searching
for identity, "unable to carve for
himselafn enclavin socQniety rin
Christopher Robin's implicit role
as a Christ archetype?"
Prof. Ffines-Southerby returned,
lovingly, to Eeyore. Discussing the
river scene, in which Roo, Kanga's
daughter, nearly drowns, he
pointed out that the crisis shows
each character as a real character.
Piglet, the helpless proletarian,
jumps up and down shouting, "I
say, I say." Owl, the Jungian wise-
man archetype, delivers grave
statements. But Eeyore, "the critic
who is not a critic, the philosopher
who is not a philosopher, becomes
practical in an emergency," and
offers his tail to save Roo.
"It's a lovley thought I think."
Having discovered "the quintes-