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Lxx, No.7

ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, SATURDAY, JANUARY 9, 1960

FIVE CENTS.

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P rofile: WILLIAM

By THOMAS HAYDEN
William Stirton bent low over
his desk and graphed a time
axis.
"This line represents the in-
creasing age of people starting
in Jobs. This line represents the
lowering age of retirement. This
one represents decreasing work
hours per week."
The lines converged gradu-
ally, creating 'a small rectangle
in the center of the sheet.
"That center rectangle is the
sum total of professional work
time. It's decreasing steadily,
and conversely, all the space
around it is growing larger. And
it's that outside space-'leisure,'
some call it-that I'm worried
about."
Cites Civic Needs
The vice-president and di-
rector of the Dearborn Center
raised his eyes from the free-
hand sketch. "That ever-in-
creasing space is the time when
people talk and read and write..
It's the reason why more out-
board motors are being sold. It
opens up time not only for out-
boards, but for community af-
fairs. '',
"The education of a people.
has to encompass this whole
area. I would concern -myself
with education for the total
utilization of the time people
will be on earth."
Judging from his day 'to day
work, Stirton has little leisure

time. He was hired in 1956 to
handle certain aspects of Uni-
versity development and to act
as a liaison man with the Leg-
islature. Since then he has tak-
en over the post of director of
the new Dearborn experiment
in education.
Several Assignments
Between his frequent trips
from Ann Arbor to Dearborn,
Stirton finds time for his nu-
merous other duties, including.
his assignments on the execu-
tive committee of Citizens for
Michigan and the board of
directors of American Motors
Corp.
When not working, Stirton
turns to flowers.
"I spend all my free time in
my greenhouse. You can com-
pletely unwind there. You re-
lax and become a person out-
side the workaday world.: Some
find it in books or music: I find
the ultimate solace and reas-
surance in my flowers."
Strange for an engineer?
Stirton replies with a flat no.
He objects to "too much talk.
about compartmentalizing,
,about breaking the 'scientist'
and the 'liberal arts' man into
different camps.'
Beauty Everywhere
"I cannot see why the man
of science should be thought of
as lacking things of the spirit.
Beauty is all pervading. Those
that don't see i$ in both the

-David Giitrow
ri RTON
abstract and in the concrete are
myopic." "r
Stirton feels it is "terrifically
important" that engineers have.
closer exposure to liberal arts.
training. " - -
To prepare a better citizenry
is a primary task of education,
he feels.
Free Society's Need
"The requisites for a free
society are common wisdom '
and uncommon ability, so that
each person may play several
roles with competence and one
with distinction. A free society
requires more leaders than any
better citizenry than ever be-
fore. Education doesn't give a
man the right to be parasitical,
but heightens his obligation to
serve the community."
Some of these same feelings
inspired the Citizen's for
Michigan Committee.. .
During World War IT Stirton.
directed the War Training
Program in the Detroit public
schools, which trained 337,000
men and women for war pro-
duction jobs in the Detroit
area. He became friends with r
George Romney, now president
of American Motors Corp.
Seek State Group<
"Both of us were thinking '
of some sort of statewide
group, based on a need to get
the facts together and let the
people look at them.".
See PROFILE, Page 2

Anti-Nazi
Germans
aggi
BERLIN VP' - West Germany's
first major anti-Nazi demonstra-
tion in more than a quarter ofa
century rolled through the streets
of Berlin last night.
Authorities were cracking down
on neo-Nazi activities and out-
buirsts of anti-semitism reflected
in anti-Jewish slogans on walls
from Hamburg to Hong Kong.
Police estimated 10,000 West
Berliners, mostly young people,
began their mile - long parade
despite weather near the freezing
point. Thousands more joined
them as they marched. They car-
ried banners reading "against race
hate" and "Nazis get out.". Many
carried torches.
West Germans could remeniber
no such anti-Nazi parade since
Adolf Hitler took power in 1933.
New anti-Jewish activity1
throughout the Western world
consisted largely of painting
swastikas and slogans on syna-
gogues and Jewish homes. Com-
munists denied it had .spread to
their part of the world, but East
Germany's Red Premier Otto
Groetwohl accused "imperialist
and military elements" in West
Germany of trying to incite anti-
semitism in his domain.
More Incidents
Evidence appeared that the in-
cidents in Germany had inspired
others in Italy. Naples police
found swastikas with the German
words "Juden raus" (Jews get
out) in the central part of the
city.
West German authorities took
these steps to discourage neo-
Nazi activity.
1) The state of Rhineland-
Palantinate banned a public con-
vention of the radical rightist
German Reich party scheduled in
Kaiserslautern for Sunday. Wil-'
helm Meinberg, a former general
in the Nazi's elite SS and leader
of the party, was to have addressed
it. The government noted that
two members of the party are
under arrest for smearing swas-
tikas on a Cologne synagogue
Christmas eve. It was this incident'
that touched off the worldwide
wave of vandalism.
2) A West Berlin German court
set what it called an example and
sentenced Alfred Straats, 49 years;
old, a city housing official, to 17
months in prison for giving the
Nazi salute before rightist youths
in a tavern this week. He ad-
mitted this, and saying: "Heil
Hitler." The Nazi salute is barred
under allied military occupation
laws for West Berlin.,
A world human rights organi-
zation called yesterday for a,
United Nations investigation of
"the present outbreak of racial,
and religious hostility" noted in,
many nations.
League Disturbed .
The International League for
the Rights of Man made public a
letter asking for this action froma'
the United Nations Subcommis-;
sion on Prevention of Discrimina-
tion and Protection of Minorities.
The League also asked for a con-
demnatory resolution.I
Its letter, signed by Chairman
Roger Baldwin and Vice-Presi-
dent Max Beer, said the League
was "deeply disturbed by the pres-
ent outbreak of racial and reli-
gious hostility." Without men-'
tioning any particular country,1
it added that such movements
must be stopped in their begin-
ning.

Ike Budget Backed Here;
Democrats Apprehensive
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.Opposition Objects,
i . . . ..By JEAN HARTWIG

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FIRST UNIT - This new development of the University Botanical Gardens is located about a mile
east of North Campus.'
'ENALTY: Unvrst Taspat
Cheating Botanical Garden Site
Students By RUTH EVENHUIS
The University is transplanting the Botanical Gardens to a new
Aisnsiem
EJ A 200-acre site five miles fromt the center of the campus ls been
acquiredEthrough a donation by Regent Frederick C. Matthaei and
acqirY

By KATHLEEN MOORE
The stiffest penalty for cheat-
ing that the literary college im-
poses - expulsion - was handed
down to three students this week.
All first-semester seniors, they
will not be allowed to re-enter the
literary college after the current
semester ends without approval
from the college's Administrative
Board, which determined their
penalty,
A fourth student will graduate
on schedule next month, but like
his companions, will receive a
failing grade in the journalism
course where the cheating was
discovered.
It was the first time this se-
mester that the Board has used
the "fairly severe penalty" of ex-
pulsion although 12 to 14 casesof
cheating have cropped up so far,
James H. Robertson, associate
dean of the literary college and
chairman of the judiciary group,
said yesterday.
The quartet, according to evi-
dence submitted to the Board by
their professor, used corrected an-
swers from an old essay examina-
tion in completing a current test
in their journalism class.
As for their future, Robertson
explained that any of them could
petition the Board of four faculty
and three student members for
re-entry when 'he feels he has
evidence that he will be a "stu-
dent who'will meet without ques-
tion his responsibilities in the.
college."
Expulsion Is usually reserved
for "two-time losers" or in cases
where "the Board is convinced the
students are not. coming clean,"
Robertson indicated.
"If the student simply regrets.
getting caught, then there's no
place for him here," he said.
Relatively few cases of plagiar-
ism and cheating handled by the
Board end in expulsion for the
student. Judicial action, Robert-
son pointed out, ranges from
"possible exoneration" if nothing
but circumstantial evidence is
available, to a failing grade for
the paper, examination or course,
to definite or temporary expulsion.

from the purchase of surrounding farmland. A faculty planning
committee is in charge of its development. Until state funds are.avail-
able, the project will be advanced as far as posstible with funds other

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than those directly appropriated
by the state.
EUnder Construction
The central two-fifths of the
building complex is presently un-
der construction. It includes the
service building, two greenhouses,
and service corridor, and a re-
search-teaching building. This is
insufficient to accommodate the
present program but will give re-
lief where the inadequacies have
been greatest.
Future development will include
a research greenhouse, a labora-
tory administration building, six
chambers for controlled environ-
ment, and facilities for graduate
and undergraduate instruction.
The new facilities replace the
present University Botanical Gar-
dens, located within the city.
The director, Prof. ,A. Geoffrey
Norman of the botany depart-
ment, explained that it no longer
meets the requirements of a grow-
ing program and has greenhouses
obsolete in construction and in-
adequate in size.
'More Potential'
Prof. Norman added that the
new site "has a great dealnmore
potential, botanically, than the
old area. "Our main goal," he said,
will be to protect the natural'
setting while accommodating with-
in it the greenhouse facilities and
specimen plantings which are es-
sential elements of botanicalgar-
dens."
The new Botanical Gardens will
afford ample space for introduc-
tion of plant collections of various
types, and for substantial field
plots for experimentation in ge-
netics and 'other research requiring
annual or short-duration plant-
ings, Prof. Norman noted.
The gardens will include a
permanent plant collection dis-
play accessible to visiting groups,
students and the public.,
In addition to botanical work,
the new center will serve as a field
laboratory for instruction in areas'
outside the plant sciences, such as
outside the plant sciences.

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CITES WITHDRA WAL
His dae House Refuses
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IIIC K ston Scholarship
Hinsdale House, East Quadrangle, has refused a $50 scholarship
given last week by the Inter-House Council to the men's house vith
the highest academic average for last year's spring semester.
At Thursday's IHC Presidium meeting, President Boren Chert-
kov, '60, read a letter from Hinsdale stating in part, "Since Hinsdale
does not consider itself a member of IHC nor under the jurisdiction

Year's Initial
Traffic Death
Washtenaw County saw its first
traffic fatality last night when
a panel truck and a Huge oil tank
truck collided at a downtown Ann
Arbor intersection.
Donald Hulburd, 22 years old,
of Ann Arbor was killed after be-
ing thrown from the panel truck.
Another passenger, Harold C. Bis-
sel, 59, also from Ann Arbor, was
critically injured.
The driver of the oil truck, Ed-
win J. Felder, 43, of Oak Harbor,
Ohio, was not injured.'

. .
Tuition Fees
By PETER STUART
Where do tuition fees fit into
the University's financial system?
The $125 checks ($300 for out-
of-state students) handed the
Waterman Gym cashier at regis-
tration are first of all lumped to-
gether with the rest of the tuition:.
fees in what is known as the Gen-
eral Fund.
There about $100 of each resi-
dent tuition fee remains, being
used to pay day-to-day operating
expenses of the University and
other general costs.
Of the $300 out-of-state tuition
fee, approximately $275 remains
in the general kitty .to be used for
the same purposes.
Remainder Parceled
The other $25 are parceled out
among six units of the University,
in accordance with allocations set
by the Board of Regents in the.
annual budget. -
A $7.50 segment of each wom-
an's tuition fee is delegated to the
Michigan League and a six dollar
segment of each man's to the
Michigan Union. The athletic de-
partment is apportioned five dol-
lars.
Another five dollars helps pay
for the Student Activities Build-
ing. The Michigan Alumni Asso-
ciation is provided $1.25 and the
Student Government Council is
given the remaining 25 cents.
Allocate Fees
The arrangement for allocating
tuition fees is regulated by the
Committee on University Fees,
whose five members, two Univer-
sity vice - presidents and three┬░
deans, are appointed by Univer-
sity President Harlan Hatcher.
"This arrangement has re-
mained virtually unchanged fore
the past 8 or 10 years, except for
the recent addition of a ten dol-
lar appropriation for the Student
Activities Building," Dean of
State-wide Education Harold M.
Dorr, chairman of the fee com-
mittee said.
Dorr explained that as chair-
man he consults individual com-
mittee members on any suggested.
minor changes, such as alloca-
tions for departmental workshops,
but summons a special. meeting to
act on any proposed major altra-
tion in the appropriating system.
"With the ever-mounting num-
ber of students seeking places to
attend college, accompanied, by
rising costs, we will be increas-
ingly pressured to raise the Uni-
versity's tuition fees," Dorr added.
Steel Firms
Sign Contrats
WASHINGTON (A')-Six of the
big-11 steel companies yesterday

A University professor who w
a member of the President's Co
cil of Economic Advisors ux
early this year last night cal
President Dwight D. Esenhowca
prediction of a $4.2 billion surp
in next year's fiscal budget "u
plausible."'
Cong'ressional >emcrats, n
other hand, labelled it a fairyt
that is took good to be true. T
doubted that Congress would'
willing to stay within the Pre
dent's $79.8 billion spending lin
Prof. Paul W. McCracken of I
business school noted that I
President cannot always pred
the final' results of his budg
because Congress may always al
the total.
Interpretations Vary
Even if the surplus is not
large as predicted, this does
necessarily indicate the esting
was bad, but that his budget v
not in all respects ac-ted-1
Congress.
He added that rising levels
business will also result in soa
increase in tax receipts. Since
per cent of all corporate pro
go to national revenues, he nol
that "anything that affects ci
porate profits has a substantial
fluence on tax revenues."
"There is inevitably some
gree of uncertainty involved, sl
the next budget won't be put t
effect until the beginning of t
next fiscal year In six months,"
said.
Prove Lower
Eisenhower's estimates of re
nues last year were also critici
as too high, but were actua
lover than the results, he add
The predicted surplus, the oil
surprise in Eserthower's State
the Union message to Congre
will be used to pay off the natic
al debt and will not result in a ,
duction of taxes, according to
proposal.:
Predict Pressure
Experts foresee that the an
cipated big surplus wil :put t
election-year C on g r es s un
pressure to cut taxes. The Den
cratic bloc will also probably
tempt to push .some kind of
enlarged welfare :spending pi
gram.
The President also pointed o
Thursday a $200,000 surplus
this year's budget, in spite of. t
reduction of corporation revenm
by the record-long steel strike,
But Democrats remained wa
One Democratic senator said t
he fears the surplus estimate
uased on inflated revenue fo]
casts.
Talk onSpace
y UN Grupa
Reported Nea
UNITED NATIONS (A'). -
United States was reliably repo:
ed last night to have 'consult
the Soviet Union and other Un
ed Nations delegations on t
possibility of an early meeting
the UN's new committee on oul
space.
Informed quarters said the Co
sultations have been under
for a week or more and that t
United States has expressed t
hope. that the outer space bo
might meet before the end of Ja
uary to begin exploring the wh
question of international coope
ation in this field.
The Soviet delegation was i
derstood to have told U. S. rp
sentatives that it Uadno r
tions and therefore could not gi
an immediate reply.
Western delegates said the co

'U' Maitains
. ..
No Set Policy
With orkers
By HENRY LEE
The University does not bargain
collectively with the two non-
academic employees' unions re-
presented In Ann Arbor.
But it tries to provide personnel
policies and procedures which will
assure the employees of the Uni-
versity of good working condi-
tions, fair wages and a feeling of
security.
The Building Service Employees
Intern'ational Union Local 378 has
represented University non-aca-
demic personnel for 10 years, while
the American Federation of State
and County Municipal Employees
Local 1583 has only. been here for,
one year.
University Personnel Director
C. M. Ailmand proceded to de-
fine the University's relation with
labor organizations that represent
some of its non-academic work-

thereof, we do not wish to receive
any benefit of the organization."
According to William Town-
send, '61E, president of Hinsdale
House Council, the council voted
Sept. 22 not to accept the schol-
arship. Last year Hinsdale with-
drew from IHC complaining about
the inefficiency of the organiza-
tion, the gross amount of money
IHC spent with no direct benefit
to the men's houses and, the fact
that IHC did not coordinate acti-
vities among the houses.
To Stpdy Problems
Earlier this semester, realizing
IHC's problems, Chertkov said a
study would be made by a nine-
member committee of IHC to de-
termine how the body could be
improved. .
He said a move was suggested
that the Presidium, consisting of
all the house presidents and the
three quadrangle presidents, - be
disbanded in favor of an inter-
quadrangle coordinating commit-
tee which would be composed of
a few representatives of each
quadrangle.
To Submit Report
At 'nextTv+ erm,,1 .v's ,.

DEFENSE SHINES IN LEAGUE WIN:
Wolverines Outskate Tech Huskies, 5-1

By MIKE GILLMAN
An iron-clad defense, a change of lines and a brilliant job of goal
keeping by Jim Coyle combined to give Michigan a bruising 5-1 win
over Michigan Tech here last night.
The Wolverines, who will be meeting the revenge-minded Huskies
again tonight, got off on the right foot with an early tally and were
never in trouble from there on in. At 8:09 of the opening frame, de-
fenseman John Palenstein rifled home his second goal of the cam-
paign while Tech was shorthanded to give Michigan a lead' it never
surrendered.
With that 25-foot screen shot by a defenseman opening the
night's scoring, the near-capacity- crowd should have known that it
was going to be a night for the defense. The Wolverine back men gave
Coyle near-perfect support as they allowed the Huskies to fire but 20
shots on goal the entire evening.
Defense Stars
"The defense is stopping as many shots as the goalie," plaintively

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