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Seventieth Year of Editorial Freedom

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VOL. LXIX No.. 41


















iMichiga H olds 27-17 Series Edge
Over Perennially Tough Opponen

Parties Rap
Each Other
For Delays
Democrats Refuse
Nuisance Tax Bill
LANSING (A}-Bipartisan talks.
attempting to solve the state's
cash crisis ended in angry words
yesterday as the Legislature went
home for the weekend without
posed tax bills.
taking any further action on pro-
Republicans adjourned the Sen-
ate, which was standing by to re-
ceive a package of so-called nui-
sance bills, because Democrats re-
fused to join in sponsoring the
Republicans charged Democrats
were failing on a promise of mu-
tual responsibility. Democrats re-
plied they would not block the
taxes and declared GOP members
had the votes to go ahead on their
own if they wanted.
No Date Set
No date was set for a resump-
tion of meetings of the 16-mem-
ber bipartisan tax compromise
"I don't know where we go from
here," Se. Frank D. Beadle (R-
St. Clair), Republican majority
leader, said.
In dispute were five bills pro-
posed as an adito to the col-
lection of money-raising nuisance
taxes. They included measures to
raise revenue from a liquor excise
tax and taxes on petroleum prod-
ucts, tobacco products, coin ma-
chines and soft drinks.
Few Members
Only 11 members answered the
roll call in the House. But 18 Sen-
ators stood by to receive bills for
the emergency tax program. En-
rollment of the bills yesterday
would have made Senate action
on them possible late next week.
"The opposing party refuses to
have any part of these bills,"
Beadle said. "We won't get any-
where until they recognize this is
a mutual problem."
Sen. Harold M. Ryan (D-De-
troit), Democratic spokesman, ob-
jected that about half the some
37 bills in the Senate Taxation
Committee were introduced by his
Won't Block
"These bills were not disclosed
to us until this afternoon," Ryan
said. "Whether or not we sign
these bills shouldn't deter you. We
won't block them and you have
the votes to push them along."
This was an extension of an
early debate in the bipartisan
"By signing these bills, Demo-
crats would demonstrate they ac-
cept mutual responsibility for the
tax program," Sen. Carlton H.
Morris (R-Kalamazoo) said. "It
* doesn't mean you have to like
them. I know I don't."
"Blank Check"
"You just want us to give you
a blank check," countered Sen.
Basil W. Brown (R-Detroit). "You
have the votes to put these in but
we don't want you to put the
blame on us."
Gov. G. Mennen Williams told
newsmen later he was "extremely

" disappointed that, after a week of
discussions Senate Republicans,
have shown themselves unwilling
to get together."
"They are still playing politics
with the state's cash crisis, try-
ng to get Democratic names on
nuisance tax bills which they have
been unable to sell to their own
caucus," he said.
Have Program
"The Democrats have a pro-
gram. They are ready to stand
with it and share responsibility
fully for an income tax package
suggesetd by one of the Republi-
can Senators and based on tax





UN Group Finds No Invasion in Laos

United Nations fact-finding group
reported yesterday it failed to un-
cover proof of charges by Laos
that it had been invaded by Com-
munist troops from North Viet'
But thei four-nation subcom-
mittee told the United Nations Se-
curity Council it did discover evi-
dence that rebels in the restive

...tells of visit
India Lauds
Visit byIke
NEW DELHI M) - Indians
joined yesterday in welcoming
President Dwight D. Eisenhower's
plan for a five-day visit next
month to India, Communist-
badgered leader of the Asian neu-
tral bloc.
It will be the turning point "in
forging closer bonds between the
world's two biggest democracies,"
the Indian Express declared.
The British-owned 'Statesman'
expressed hope that Eisenhower's
visit will impart "a little more
realism and restraint" to Red
China's campaign to absorb In-
dian border territory.
P r es i d e n t Rejendra Prasad
cabled Eisenhower that the Indian
people will receive him with af-
Eisenhower's decision to open
the American exhibit at the World
Agricultural Fair here Dec. 11
was hailed by agriculture minister
Punjabrao Deshmukh as "the big-
gest news we could ever have had.'

Asian kingdom had r e c e i e d
equipment, arms, supplies and the
help of political advisers from the
Communist regime across the
northern border.
The long-awaited 32-page re-I
port to the 11-nation Council had
these immediate repercussions:
1) A United Nations spokesman
said Secretary General Dag Ham-
marskjold was considering mak-
ing a visit to Laos, but it would,
have no connection with the re-
port to the Council.
Hail Report
2) A spokesman for the United
States delegation hailed the re-
port as one that would "enable
the Security Council to better un-
derstand the danger that con-
fronts Laos." He said the United
States was considering what addi-
tional steps might be takenin,
the United Nations "to further
help the Laotian people maintain
their freedom and independence."
3) The Soviet delegation de-
clared the report caused the col-
lapse, "like a card-castle, of the
entire heap of absurd charges ad-
vanced by the Laotian government
and by those who are pursuing it
to hamstring the peaceful settle-
ment" of the Asian kingdom's
4) Members of the Laotian dele-
gation said they had no comment
on the report, but asserted the
question of foreign intervention
in Laos' domestic affairs had been
amply demonstrated in previous
declarations of Laotian officials.
Consultations Next
5) Ambassador Jorge Illueca of
Panama, President of the Secur-
ity Council, said consultations
were taking place among Council
members on the next step.
Friday night Soviet Deputy For-
eign Minister Vasily V. Kuznetsov
told reporters his country took a
Will Feature
Series of Skits
Hillelzapoppin, sponsored by the
Hillel Foundation will take place
at the Ann Arbor High School, at
8 p.m., tonight.
A bus will leave from the Union
at 7 p.m., providing free trans-
portation for all ticket holders,
The annual event will feature
six skits by fraternities, sororities
and an independent group. The
skits will be judged and a winner

negative view of a visit to Laos, by
Hammarskjold. Kuznetsov stressed
that any Laotian settlement should
be based on the 1954 Geneva
Agreement setting up an inter-
national control commission for
The United Nations spokesman
took special pains to deny sugges-
tions that a Hammarskjold trip
to Laos would be undertaken at
the request of any other party ex-
cept the Laotian government.
The spokesman said Hammar-
skjold would make the visit "in
his capacity and within his re-
sponsibilities as Secretary Gen-
eral and at the invitation of the
government of Laos."
He recalled that Hammarskjold
was consulting. with the Laotians
on their troubles long before they
asked the Security Council last
September to send an emergency
force to Laos.
The report submitted to the
Council by the representatives of
Argentina, Japan, Italy and Tu-
nisia said the warfare in Laos from
last July to Oct. 11 was of a guer-
rilla character, but appeared to
have a centralized coordination.
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quarterback for Michiga
the Illinois-Michigan til
(81), helping on the ta
for the winners in Mich
195 9 Iml
To Start
"East-West: Composit
begin officially at the Mon
Sponsored by Studen
ordinating Board, the wee
Fair, a speech by journalt
tions movie and variousr
Explaining the purpo
chairman of the coordin
of the affair will be toi
contact between Americ
foreign students.
Hold Pall
Monte Carlo Ball, tot
from 9 p.m. to midnight
Unioa, will begin the week
ations for the dance will
a casino motif with flag
various nations providin
Tickets for the event, sp

Associate Sports Editor
Illinois, intent on staying in the Big Ten title race, hosts Michi-
M gan's hopeful football team this afternoon at 1:30 p.m. (CST) before
wa slim crowd of 48,000 in Memorial Stadium.
The Illini, who have won seven of their last nine encounters with
Michigan, are rated one-touchdown favorites in this 45th Illinois-
Michigan meeting. The Wolverines hold a 27-17 edge in the series,
which dates from 1898.
Michigan has always had plenty of trouble winning in the Illini's
**xYE71,119-seat stadium, and on the last four visits have seen hopes
for Conference titles dashed by.
Illinois triumphs.
ES-Bob Ptacek (99), last years stalwart TDa grent Conditionsbe payed
n, is being tackled in the 1958 version 9i under slightly different circum-
t, won by the Illini 20-8. Rich Kreitling stances. Illinois, not Michigan, has
ckle, caught all three touchdown passes title aspirations, currently hold-
igan Stadium. ing a 2-1-1 Conference record. A
defeat today would end Illini hopes
of giving Coach Ray Eliot his
fourth Big Ten championship.
Michigan, with a 1-3 Confer-
ence mark, has no title hopes to 3
risk against the Illini this year.
Working against Michigan's
aechances to quit this last-place tie
today will be the following:
1) The game is at Champaign.
te," this year's International Week, will wasrin 1949, and the Wolverines
me Crlo alltoniht.tied for the championship that
t Government Council's International Co- 2) Such spirit-boosting events as
k's festivities will also include the World's Dads' Day and "I"-Men's Day are
ist John C. Metcalfe, a special United Na- being celebrated in conjunction
house activities during the week, with today's game.
se of the week, Dietrich Bergmann, '60E, 3) It's been six years since the i
ating board, said one of the chief goals Illini last won a Big Ten cham-
lncrease pionship, and this year's team,
an and despite a loss and a tie, still has
a chance to present the outgoing
Eliot with a title.
4) Eliot has a personal incen-
be held tive. Inhis coaching c a ehens
in theF h T beaten Michigan eight times and
. Decor- r ne t lost nine, and would like to even
feature that record in his final year.
gs from UNITED NATIONS -P) -- Pres- Teams Well Matched RAY ELIOT
g co sure mounted in the United Na- Outside of these factors, the * . last year as coach
ponsored tions yesterday against plans of teams are fairly well matched.
ents' As- France to test an atomic bomb in They have met only one common TEACHERS
e Union. the Sahara. The French gave no opponent, Minnesota. The Gophers
a well- sign of yielding to it. fell to Illinois here, 14-6, then lost
analyst Of the three atomic powers, the to Michigan at Minneapolis the I l Pove
uss gov- United States and the Soviet Un- following week by the same score. ..
B th-1 th. ITh d W l

Elliott Tepper, '62, and John by the International Stude
Garland, '60, yesterday denied they sociation are available at
had charged that ballot boxes were ternational Center and th
stuffed in the recent Student Gov- Tuesday, John Metcalfe,
ernment Elections. known Washington news
They declared that at no time and journalist, will discs
had they called The Daily to say ernment problems and hi
that ballot boxes had been stuffed European tour.
or to inquire about the process Models from several c
involved in having a recount take will show their native
place. with explanations of its m
Roger Seasonwein, '61, elections ture and history at the I
director, when informed of the League International F a
mistake, said, "It is most gratify- Show at 7:15 p.m. Wedne
ing to know that the statements the Vandenburg Rm.
that were attributed to Tepper and USSR Lecture
Garland were never made by "A Journey into the US
them." be given by Harold Swayz
Hemadded, "It is a shame that political sciencedepartin
students in carrying out such a Michael Luther of the his
hoax do not stop to think of the partment, who spent last
people, such as Garland and Tep- exchange instructors in R
per, whose character might be hurt film of the Soviet Union
by such erroneous reports." be featured at the event
Seasonwein also said that to for 7:30 p.m..in Rackham
the best of his knowledge there Hall.
was no voting violation in the elec- Climaxing the week's a
tion. will be the World's Fair
Tepper and Garland were de- road of Culture" from 7
feated in the elections held on midnight Friday and 1
Tuesday and Wednesday of this midnight Saturday on the
week. and third floors of the

s recent ion have remained uncommitted
on the French plans; Britain sup-'
ountries ports France's technical claim
clothing that its blast would have only aj
ianufac- negligible effect on Africans living
Women's near the test site. The three atom-
s h i o n ic powers now are bound by a

ior Le -Liunana o verines
are teams which can take more
pride in their defense than their
off ense.
In its four Big Ten games, ni-
nois has managed only 30 points.
Michigan has not done much bet-
tr ninc ih l 'Q+ fmi la'ls


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loosely agreed ban on weapons contests.m
testing, IOffenses Weak
India, Tunsia and Yugoslavia Illinois, ranks eighth in the
yesterday joined those who spoke league in rushing offense and sixth
earlier in the General Assembly's'I in shing offegnise1tandt
82-nation political committee and pass.r sechian is 1th and
assailed France's efforts to join The Illini defense, led by guard
the so-called big three nuclear Bill Murrell and tackle Joe Rut-
club. gens, can claim most of the credit
"No matter how small the bomb for the team's 3-2-1 record.
is, it is a step backwards," said Burrell's play was instrumental;
Indian Defense Minister V. Krish- in last week's 7-7 tie with Purdue.
na Menon. "It was only a small He was in on 26 tackles and
bomb (at Hiroshima) that start- hounded Purdue ballcarriers all
=d all this trouble - this chain day. The 210-pound guard, though
leading to bigger bombs." injured in that game, is expected
Ambassador Taieb Slim of Tu- to see quite a bit of action today.
nisia stressed the concern already Burrell and his cohorts have al-
voiced by other countries in Africa. See WOLVERINES, Page 6

'Dewali Day' Celebrated with Union Banquet

The literary college faculty ha
endorsed a two-year trial progran
aimed at better selection of fresh
The plan, to start on an experi
mental basis in June 1961, will re
quire all applicants for admissioi
to take an aptitude test, profici
ency exams in English and mathe
matics, and one other subject
matter test to be chosen by tb
If the plan is permanentl
adopted by the faculty in 1963
minimum scores in the Englis
and mathematics tests would b
required for admission.
Minimum Standards
By requiring a certain minimun
competance on the part of th,
student, various freshman surve
courses could delete some of thj
repetitive material now offered
Prof. Donald Hill of the Englis
department indicated yesterday.
Prof. Hill, chairman of the lit
erary college admissions comnmit
tee, said another aim is to "us
the tests as an occasion for dis
cussions with school teachers c
the best preparation for freshme
entering this college."
The new tests will partially re
place the battery of tests not
given freshmen during orienta
Delayed Testing
"Under the present system w
don't thoroughly test the fres-
men until they have been ac
mitted." Prof. Hill explained.
In - state students with stror
high school records do not pre:
ently have to take College Boar
examinations before admission I
the University.
Under the new system, the prc
posed tests will be administered i
the high schools and then cox
sidered by the admissions office.
Value Uncertain
Whether the tests will provide
helpful supplement to the info

More than 450 University stu-
dents from India and their guests
celebrated Dewali Day with a ban-
quet in the Union ballroom last
The national holiday, called the
festival of lights, is to commemo-;
rate the triumph of the forces of
good over evil, master of cere-
monies Shashikent Talvalkar.
Grad., said. He explained that the
holiday officially fell during the
homecoming celebration last week-
end, but was postponed until yes-
Prepared by the Union staff
under the supervision of India
Students' Association members,
the authentic Indian menu fea-
tured chicken curry with rice,
pulav and a sugar-soaked dessert
called gulab jamoon.
Guesit rof hornr. Mrs .John Aber- :

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