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Seventieth Year of Editorial Freedom

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Warmer, clearer for weekend

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LXX- No. 4




ANGRY HOST-An American farmer who hosted Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev in Iowa hurls
several ears of corn at over-anxious news photographers. Khrushchev (far right) was reported to
have been very amused by tloe incident.
Khrushchev Ends Flying Tour,
To Hold Talks with President

"You see the world and find it
good, you see man and his great-
ness-this is thesort of thing
humanism is," Prof. . C. Aston
of Cambridge University today
told 60 scholars assembled here
for the fifth annual meeting of the
International Conference for Phi-
losophic and Humanistic Studies.
He and others struck out against
the stilted scope humanists have
set for themselves. Humanism can-
not be cut off from science or
sealed in sixteenth century Ren-
aissance tradition, Prof. Aston in-
Question 'Fallacious'
"The question of science versus
the humanities is fallacious," he
said. "Great scientists have always
been great humanists. The most
important changes in outlook have
been promoted by the Galileos."
Calling on the humanities to
help out science, Prof. H. G. Con-
stable, formerly at Harvard and
Cambridge, said, "Our mission is
to make human beings of those
who are dehumanized by the na-
ture of their employment."
Most of the world-known schol-
ars agred that humanism can help
provide new content to a mechan-
ized life, fulfilling man's "urge to
reflect on himself."
Must Have World View
Prof. Aston stressed that hu-
manism must be world-wide in its
view. "We arrogantly assume the
Western way of life. This could be
Prof. Albrecht Goetze of Yale
University said, "Civilizations
other than ours deserve attention
because some are our equals and
because we have to coexist with all
of them."
The "disorder" in Oriental hu-
manism has brought unfounded
distrust, Prof. L. Bazin of the
Ecole des Langues Orientales
pointed out. This disorder, the
many languages in which Oriental
humanism is taught, does not
mean that some are not as cultur-
ally great as Latin, Greek, and
Not a Dilution
He warned against considering
Oriental humanities "a dilution of
the Western tradition."
Although some scholars empha-
sized the importance of Greek
and Latin, Sir Ronald Syme, sec-
retary-general of the confernece,
described "certain conditions of
the Graeco-Roman culture" as
The two-day conference ended
on a strong note, voiced in mid-
morning by Prof. Aston, who said,
"Never was there in my country,
in this country, or in any other
country, such a demand for knowl-

--" --

'topgap Buildi
SIntensifies 'U'
Launch Campaign for $2 M

Khrushchev returned from his fly,
ing tour across the United States
yesterday to get down to the real
business of his American trip.
This is a round of intensive talks
with President Dwight D. Eisen-
hower on a wide assortment of
cold war problems ranging from
disarmament throaigh the Berlin
crisis to fighting in Laos.'
The outcome of these secret
discussions, starting late today at
Eisenhower's Maryland mountain
retreat, Camp David, and contin-
uing through Sunday morning, is
bound to affect the course of world
events in the days and months
Perfunctory Welcome
In contrast to the ceremonious
welcome he received at the same
airport 10 days ago on his arrival
from Moscow, Khrushchev was
greeted m6re or less perfunctorily
yesterday, on the theory that this
was 4just another stop on his
Khrushchev came back from his
fast-paced trip to California and
back in what appeared to be a
happy and mellow mood. He an-
nounced at one point during the
day that he was "having a won-
derful time."
This was in Pittsburgh, where
the Soviet Premier visited a big
machine factory and made a
luncheon speech at the University
of Pittsburgh. In the speech, he
put blame for continuing the cold
war on this country.
Khrushchev noted in a speech
yesterday that some people are
wondering if his purpose in com-
ing here was to divide the world
between Khrushchev and Eisen-
hower. He termed this line of
speculation absurd.
But for the most part he ap-
peared ,in high spirits.
Gives Away Watch
So pleased was Khrushchev
with the friendly gesture of one
Babbidge Calls-
Graduate Aid
Most Costly
Education on the graduate level
requires more financing than on
any other level, the graduate con-
vocation was told last night.
The speaker, Prof. Homer D.
Babbidge, Assistant Commission-
er for Higher Education, of the
Department of Health, Education
and Welfare, said that the gov-
ernment has recognized this need
in passing the National Defense
Education Act. He called the act
the first systematic approgch to
the problem of augmenting the
country's supply of college teach-
Prof. Babbidge praised gradu-
ate study as "one of the most re-
warding experiences in the life of
the mind. He said that federal
sponsorship of the Graduate Fel-
1nwshin Prngram shnu1d increas

.factory worker who handed him
an 8-cent cigar that he slipped off
l his $40 wristwatch and presented
it to the man on the spot.
Touring around Pittsburgh in a
big open auto, Khrushchev's spirits
Park Insists
Single Par
Serves India
"India operates much like a one-
party state," Prof. Richard Park
1 insisted at the Political Science
Roundtable last night.
Although it may appear that the
major political rivalry exists be-
tween the Congress and Commu-
nist parties, in actuality the most
substantive politics go on within
1 the Congress Party itself, the poli-
tical scientist explained.
"The Congress Party leaders are
smart enough to include everyone
from Marxists to reactionaries
among its members," Prof. Park
said. "It proposes a democratic
socialist ideology, but actually car-
ries a conservative line."
Carries Contin
"And since it was the vehicle of
nationalism, it carries with it a
certain continuity," Park added.
But Prof. Park foresees a tri-
partitie: political system develop-
ing in years to come. Predicting a
split in the Congress Party, hebe-
lieves that a democratic socialist
and a conservative party will re-
sult, with the ever-present Com-
munist party remaining in the
"They (the Communists) are
likely to be less important than the
major socialist element, especially
ah the Indian conflict with the
Communist Chinese continues,
Prof. Park related.
Need for New Party
Although he believes the domi-
nant need politically is for a demo-
cratic socialist party, Prof. Park
was of the opinion that a con-
servative party would not be un-
Conservatives come in large
numbers, but they need leadership,
he maintained.
"A conservative party would be
supported by landed proprietors,
shopkeepers, small businessmen,
big business and finance men and
the professional classes," Prof..
Park predicted.
Bile Licenses
'To Go on Sale
Bicycle licenses may be pur-
chased in the lobby of the Ad-
ministration building on Monday
and Tuedav from9 a m. +n 4 n m-


seemed to be lifted by the biggest
if not 'the friendliest crowds he
has seen since leaving New ;York
for the West Coast last Saturday.
A possibility arose that Eisen-
hower may make some kind of a
public report on the Camp David
The Soviets have arranged for
Khrushchev to hold an hour-long
news conference after he returns
to Washington from Camp David
Sunday afternoon, and to follow
this up with an hour-long speech
on radio and television.
Having thus delivered his fare-
well sum-up to the country at
large, Khrushchev is due to board
the Russian jet airplane that
brought him here on Sept. 15 and
fly back to Moscow.
Whether the world will get only
Khrushchev's version of the Camp
David meeting in the first few
hours after it is over was an open
Ask President's Plans
A reporter asked White House
Press Secretary James C. Hagerty
whether Eisenhower had any plans
to counterbalance the Russian pre-
mier's news conference and radio-
TV talks.
Hagerty declined specifically to
comment on whether Eisenhower
had any plans to go on television
and radio after Sunday's windup
of the Camp David discussions.

With enough funds left to last
only 12 more months, the Phoenix
Memorial Project last week
launched a campaign to raise $2
million by the end of the academic
The project will try to raise
enough funds through private con-
tributions to carry on a "slightly
expanded" research program dur-
ing the next five years, a plan
which received approval of the
Regents last winter, Roger Leath-
erman, asistant to the Project's
director, explained yesterday.
Although similar in this respect
to the initial drive when the pro-
gram for research in peaceful
uses of atomic energy was estab-
lished 10 years ago, the current
campaign will -be a "more quiet
search for funds," Leatherman
To Contact Individuals
instead of again attempting to
"involve everyone in a general
search for contributions," he con-
tinued, the project will "appeal
primarily to a select group of in-
dividuals" contacted by alumni
groups throughout the state and
in many of the nation's major
"Initial education" of prospec-
tive contributors in the form of
progress reports, explanations of
the Project's objectives and tours
of its North Campus facilities is
expected to be completed by the
end of October, he said. It will be
followed up by appeals for funds
to which no specifications for use
are attached.
Since its initiation, Phoenix Pro-
ject has allocated about $1.7 nil-
lion for non-restricted research by
members of the University faculty.
No Restrictions
Practical applications of the re-
search, he stressed, are not con-
sidered in granting funds and all
jects are free of any kind of se-
curity regulations.
Past studies have enveloped the
"broad spectrum of intellectual
interests," from atomic energy's
possible uses in engineering and
nmedicine to its influence on law;
'international politics and psy-
chology study, Leatherman pointed
Other facets of the Project's
annual program include provision
of facilities and trained personnel
to support the University's nuclear
engineering curriculum now being
followed by 98 graduate students
and to assist industry and other
outside organizations wishing to
conduct research of their own.
Leatherman suggested this com-
bination of research and education
developed by the, Project and the'
University as the probable reason

nig Budget
Must Delay.
ii lion Construction
President Hatcher
Stresses Urgency
Of Expansion Needs
The stopgap $1,120,983 appro-
priated Wednesday for building
needs at the University brought
to focus again the picture of an
institution bursting its seams.
University President Harlan
Hatcher said yesterday, "In effect,
it means that for another year
we must mark time while critical
* needs pile up on us. If the Uni-
versity is to meet its obligations
in the- future, it is essential that
we begin now to make some prog-
ress on our building program.".
Facilities "taxed to the utmost"
were painted by.Vice-President in
Charge of Business and Finance
Wilbur K. Plerpont.

FUND-RAISING -- The Phoenix Memorial Project, dedicated 1
to research in peaceful uses of atomic energy, has only enough
funds to last 12 more months. A campaign to raise $2 million by
the end of the academic year has been launched.
Five, SEATO Countries
'.To Discuss Laos, Question
WASHINGTON (P) - Five foreign ministers from Southeast Asia
Treaty Organization countries will meet here Monday for an informal
strategy session on the situation in Laos.
In announcing the three-hour meeting the State Department
said only that it will be "an exchange of views on matters of mutual
interest to the member countries."
But there is little doubt the Communist-sparked fighting in Laos
will be a major topic of discussion. SEATO secretary general Pote,

tioi . on

is flying in from Bangok with the
the situation. SEATO- -

latest available informa-

Urge UN To Condemn
Communist China, UAR

military advisers are also due to
Those attending the meeting
will be United States Secretary of
State Christian A. Herter, and
foreign ministers Richard G.
Casey of Australia, Couve de Mur-
ville of France, Manzur Quadir of
Pakistan and Thanat Khoman of
Thailand. All have, been attend-
ing the United Nations General
Assembly session in New York.
The other three SEATO coun-
tries, England, New Zealand and
the Philippines, are being repre-
sented by their top diplomats in
A United Nations fact-finding
subcommittee is now in Laos in-
vestigating the southeast Asian
kingdom's complaint that Com-
munist subversion and aggression
directed 1y North Viet Nam and
Communist China, are behind the
trouble in Laos.

U' Regents-
TO Convene
The Regents will meet at 2:30
p.m. today in the Regents Room
of the Administration Building,
They will consider appoint-
ments, leaves of absence, and gifts,
grants, and bequests.
New graduate programs in phar-
macy and education will also be
discussed. The pharmacy program
would lead to a doctor of phar-
macy degree; the education pro-
gram would lead to a degree as
specialist in education.
This is the Regents' first meet-
ing since July, when they officially
approved the University's new In-
stitute of Science and Technology.:

Provides for Remodeling
The appropriation provides
$859;000' for remodeling the West
Medical Building, $200,000 for
general renovation of University
Hospital, and $70,983 for the
Mental Research Building now
under construction.
Big "disappointments" to Uni-
versity officials were the Legisla-
ture's steps postponing an $800,-
000 grant to start plans and con-
struction on the new Institute of
Science and Technology.
The Legislature put off consid-
ering funds for new construction,
including the University's Imti
tute, until it reconvenes Oct. 21.
It is understood that these appro-
priations may not be passed if the
use tax is declared unconstitu-
"Serious Handicap"
Noting the long-present "ur-
gency" for a science institute
b u i d i n g, Plerpont .last night
called it "a serious handicap not
to be able to proceed with, the
Until it can be put up, the i-
stitute's personnel must find re-
search space in scattered labora-
tories and offices in.present sci-
ence buildings, he said.
Looking to. long-range building
needs, Pierpont explained that
"each year the needs pile up" and
"become even more. urgent each
year that goes by without getting
enough funds for construction."
Need Laboratories
"First priority goes to. labora-
tories and space for research, and
faculty office space," he said, in-
dicating no shortage of classroom
space as yet.
The University's request for
funds for buildings planned and.
awaiting construction is already
out of question for the 1959-60
budget year. Only the science in-
stitute is even considered in the
new construction bill stin' to be
A cyclotron laboratory, the sec-
ond unit of a fluids "engineering
building, and a music school
building are among those "in
Pierpont added that much-
needed physics and chemistry
buildings, a heating plan,- and
architecture building have not as
yet been allotted planning funds.
Mean der,Over
TO Maynard
Don't hesitate another day.
Wander oyer to the Student
.Publications Building at 420 May-
-nard Street today about 4:15 p-m.
and find out about. joining The
If advertising techniques, the
science of circulation and the won-
ders of finance enthrall you, try
the business staff for its practical
experience in newspaper manage-

NEW DELHI ()--Tibetan guerrillas are waging war against Red for the At
China's troops with knives, old firearms and whatever weapons they establishing
can capture, a brother of the Dalai Lama said yesterday, other nation
Gyalo Thondup estimated in an interview that "far more than to date in U
50,000" irregulars are operating from remote areas of eastern, delegations
northern and western Tibet. They fight though they have no way of countries.
getting weapons from the outside, -
Ireland yesterday was reported
stepping in on behalf of the Dalai
Lama in an effort to havethe M edical Ce
United Nations condemn Red M e ea Ce
China for crushing human rights:
in Tibet.
At the same time Israel accused
the United Arab Republic yester-s
day of' threatening the rights of
all maritime nations by refusing
passage of Israeli cargoes and
ships through the Suez canal.o
Mrs. Golda Meir, the Israeli
foreign minister, told the 82-na-
tion General Assembly her country :
was not prepared to accept con-
tinued discrimination against Is-'
raeli shipping. She described the
UAR action as a "gross, arrogant
and continuing breach of inter- A
nationally guaranteed rights."
Farid Zeineddine, deputy for-s
eign minister for the UAR, took
the rostrum immediately in the
assembly hall to assert that Israel
has no right to use the 'canal be-r

Qmic Energy Commis-
request for aid in
similar programs in
ns, which has resulted
rniversity and Phoenix
visiting 16 interested


iter Feels Lack of Funds

University Medical Center is
seriously concerned because state
agencies have been unable to pay
their bills to the Center.
This concern was expressed in
the Center's annual report, which
was released yesterday.
"The failure of these state
agencies to pay their bills has left
us with limited cash for our day-
to-day operation," Dr. A. C. Ker-
likowske, director of the Univer-
sity Hospital, said. -
The hospital does not receive
operating funds from the state,
but medical costs of many pa-
tients are normally paid by state
aid and welfare programs.
The report said that the state
had run up a hospital bill of $610,-
853 at the end of the fiscal year,
June 30. Consequently, University
Hosnital has postponed over half




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