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VOL. LX, No. 168

ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN THURSDAY, JUNE 1, 1950

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AchesonAsks Support for

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Liberalized Camp us Speaker Policy Urg

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Bid Signed
By 255 on
LSAFaculty
Faith in Beliefs
Cited by Nelson
By JAMES GREGORY
A statement urging a liberalized
campus speaker policy has been
signed by 255 members of the
literary college faculty.
The petition was circulated by a
' ive-man impromptu committee.
Among its members is Prof. Nor-
man E. Nelson, of the English de-
partment, who asked last night,
"If we don't believe in freedom
R of speech, what do we believe in?
If we're afraid of someone else's
propaganda, what faith do we
have in our own beliefs?"
OTHER committee members are
Dean Hayward Keniston, of the
literary college;. Prof. William
Frankena, chairman of the philo-
sophy department; Prof. Theodore
Newcomb, of the sociology and
psychology departments; and Prof.
William Willcox, of the history de-
partment.
Prof.nNewcomb said yester-
day that "some of the signers
of the petition may or may not
have interpreted it" as a rebuke
against the restrictions imposed
by the University Lecture Com-
mittee.
At least 400 of the 435 faculty
members in the literary college
were contacted, with 64 per cent
of the faculty agreeing to sign
the statement. There was not
enough time to circulate the peti-
tion in other colleges of the Uni-
versity.
NC PLANS have been made to
present the statement formally to
the Lecture Committee or to the
Regents, because of the unofficial
nature of the committee respon-
sible for the petition.
The complete statement reads:
"A university exists to train stu-
dents, to pursue free intellectual
enquiry. This pursuit is more like-
ly to be thwarted than nurtured by
a policy of protecting them against
'wrong,' 'dangerous' or unpopular
ideas.
"True protection lies in the crit-
ical attitude which is toughened
byconfronting every kind of idea.
"A university, therefore, owes
two things to itself, to its stu-
dents, and to society: the op-
portunity of meeting serious
ideas of every kind, no matter
how fallacious or potentially
dangerous they may seem; and
the opportunity of examining
them objectively.
"A university must not fail to
foster these opportunities because
of any fear of the ideas concern-
ed, for fear paralyzes the dyna-
mics of a free society and turns
its energies into a static defense
which jeopardizes freedom.
"Therefore, looking to the fu-
ture rather than the past, we urge
those responsible for University
policy to welcome the presentation
of widely different points of view
on controversial subjects by speak-
ers of intelligence and integrity."
Here is the entire list of sign-
ers:
A
Gardner Ackley, Adelaide A.
Adams, Kamer Aga-Oglu, Law-
rence H. Aler, Alexander' W. Al-

lison, William P. Alston, George
R. Anderson, Enrique Anderson-
Imbert, Norman H. Anning.
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Arno L. Bader, Claribel Baird,
Dean C. Baker, Herbert Barrows,
Tom C. Battin, E. R. Baylor, Har-
lan Bloomer.
Gerald S. Blum, A. E. R. Boak,
Edward S. Bordin. K. E. Bouldin~.

-Daily-Wally Barth
GESTURE OF APPRECIATION-Retiring Prof. Franklin Shull
(center), of the zoology department, is presented with a camera
by Malcolm Macintyre, Grad., on behalf of Prof. Shull's zoology
students. Mrs. Margaret Shull (right) smiles her approval.
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Zoologist S hull Honored
A t Retirement Reception

By BOB NORTHCOTT
Prof. A. Franklin Shull, of the
zoology department, was presented
with a 35 millimeter camera at a
tea held in his honor yesterday
afternoon in the Rackham Build-
ing.
Prof. Shull leaves the active fac-
ulty to start his retirement fur-
lough at the end of this semester.
* * *I
THE TEA was given by the grad-
uate students of the zoology de-
partment in appreciation of his
Cousins Will
SpeakTIodayr
HopwOOd Winner
To Be Annionced
Norman Cousins, editor of "The
Saturday Review of Literature"
will speak on "Idealism and Amer-
ican Writer," at the twentieth an-
nual Hopwood Lecture, at 4:15
p.m. today in Rackham Auditor-
ium.
Prof. Roy W. Cowden, director
of the Hopwood committee said
that the winners of the annual
Avery and Jule Hopwood creative
writing contest will be announced
after the talk.
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PRESENTATIONS will be made
in the fields of drama, essay, fic-
tion and 'poetry.
Cousins is the author of "The
Good Inheritance: The Democratic
Chance," which concerns Athen-
ian democracy and its relation to
American principles. He has edit-
ed the volumes "A Treasury of
Democracy" and "Writing for
Love or Money" and contributes
to the Encyclopedia Britannica.

many years of service to the Uni-
versity.
Approximately 40 students, fac-
ulty members and friends attended
the informal gathering in the third'
floor conference room to greet
Prof. and Mrs. Shull.
Malcolm N. McIntyre, Grad.,
presented the git on behalf ofj
the zoology students. The cam-
era, complete with case and sil-
ver inscription, was a pleasant
surprise to Prof. Shull.
"I'll be a professional photogra-
pher now," he remarked, "but I
surely am glad that there's a set
of instructions with the camera."
PROF. SHULL has been a mem-
ber of the University faculty for
39 years. He received his A.B. de-1
gree here in 1908 and then went to
Columbia University for his PhD.
lie came back to the Univer-
sity in 1911 and secured a facul-
ty position.
The retiring professor holds
membership in numerous honorary
and professional societies. He is
known nationally and interna-
tionally as an authority in the
field of genetics and has published
extensively in that field.
IC Ball Report
Still Not Accepted
The financial report of the 1950
IFC Ball committee still has not
been accepted by the Office of
Student Affairs it was reported
yesterday.
Dean Walter A. Rea said that
the report was still incomplete and
was being held for further study.
He believed that the report would
be straightened out by the early
part of next week.
The report was originally turn-
ed down because 40 tickets repre-
senting $144 had been unaccounted
for.

Police Rush
Aid to Youth
Riot Scene
West Germiiany
Torn by Strife
HELMSTEDT, Germany -(P) -
Police reinforcements were rushed
to the tense eastern borders of
Germany last night where thou-
sands of youths trekking home
from the Communist rally encoun-
tered new hostilities.
The violence began Tuesday
night when several thousand anti-
Communists tangled with mem-
bers of the Free German Youth,
who were singing the Interna-
tionale, and burned their blue
shirts and flags.
TEN THOUSAND German1
youths homeward bound from the
rally marooned themselves in a
dreary camp just inside the Iron
Curtain. They camped at Eich-
holz, just outside Luebeck, a Brit-
ish -zone city in Schleswig-Hol-
stein, and refused to comply with
Western Gerniany's police and
health regulations.
They preferred to leave no
record of the fact that they had
hailed Stalin in the Whitsunday
rally in eastern Berlin. They
said that registration would ex-
pose them to being blacklisted
and fired from their jobs.
Here and at other zonal points
the young west Germans who took
part in the Berlin rally were met
with scorn and in some cases
hostile outbreaks. Anti-Commu-
nist western Germans made no
effort to conceal their disgust with
the blueshirts.
SL Holiday
'Planik Up for
Approval
"A Thanksgiving holiday week-
end vacation may be the result of
a Student Legislature plan pre-
sented to the Deans' Conference
yesterday," according to Dave Be-
in, '51, SL's one-man committee
for a long Thanksgiving holiday
"Many of the deans individual-
ly have commented favorably on
the plan. They Have only to ap-
prove the proposal in conference
before final arrangements can be
made," Belin said.
* * *
THE NEW PROPOSAL provides
for the addition of classes on the
Saturday preceeding Christmas
and Spring vacations in place of
the two class days of the Thanks-
giving week-end.
Belin has worked quietly on
the proposal for the last four
months, consulting with Frank
Robbins, assistant to the presi-
dent.
In addition he has polled several
hundred students and many mem-
bers of the faculty and administra-
tion. The plan has been received
eagerly by nearly all, he said.
Belin pointed out that under
the plan the number of class per-
iods of the Tuesday, Thursday,
Saturday sections would be made
equal to those of the Monday,
Wednesday, Friday sections.

TWO OTHER proposals for a
long Thanksgiving vacation, when
presented earlier this year, met
with little enthusiasm from stu-
dents, faculty and administration.
Gift To Honor
'U' War Dead

Rush Trial
For Assault
On Soldiers
BULLETIN
TOKYO-(AP)-Japan's Com-
munist party today called for
a general strike in retaliation for
the trial of eight Japanese for
Memarial Day attacks on five
American soldiers.
TOKYO-44'}--American occu.-
pation officials, warning the Com-
munists to "behave or else," yes-'
terday rushed eight Japanese to
trial for physically attacking U.S.
soldiers at a Red rally.
Evenas the eight went ontrial
in occupation court, 200 Japanese
students and workers milled out-
side the court building. They
screamed demands for their com-
rades' release.
They fled when Japanese and
U.S. military police moved out
against them. Then they surged
back repeatedly, their shouts echo-
ing in the courtroom. They dis-
persed before the court recessed
near midnight.
Police all over Japan were alert-
ed for new outbreaks of Red vio-
lence expected Saturday. Thi
Communists are expected to dem-
onstrate and try to influence Sun-
day's election for the upper house
of parliament.
The grimness was apparent at
Gen. Douglas MacArthur's head-
quarters.
The beating and stoning of five
American soldiers Tuesday was
regarded as a Communist test and
more violence was expected.
"The Communists had better be-
have," said one official.
Amiouncements
Commencement announcements
may be picked up for the last time
today from 1 to 5 p.m. in the Ad-
ministration Building.

-Daily--R
TWILIGHT CONCERT--Hundreds of spectators, many of them students taking their1
before exams, spread themselves out across the mall and onto the lawn of the League as
to the University's Symphonic Band present its final concert of the term. The early mo
which threatened to postpone the concert, gave way to sun and fair weather that dried ou
necessary for audience seats.- Playing on the steps of Rackham Building, the Band, under
tion of Conductor William D. Revelli, presented a program ranging from Strauss to Roger

Seventy Scholarship
Granted to LSA Stu

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Literary College scholarships
and awards from $100 to $400 were
granted to 70 students yesterday
on the basis of need and scholar-
ship.
Outside employment, extra-
curricular activities and general
difficulty of curriculum were other
factors also considered by the
scholarship committee.
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EUGENE H. Friar, Martha Ro-
binson Hawkins scholarship; Vic-
Bloom and VernonhEmerson,
Phebe A. I. Howell scholarship;
Lois Hambro, Samuel J. Platt scho-
larship; Edito Martelino, Fanny
Ranson Marsh scholarship.
Helene Eckel, Lita Hagen,
Douglas E. Peck and Raymond
Lewkowicz,sDr. and Mrs. O. B.
Campbell scholarship; Zander
Hollander, L. S. & A. Faculty
scholarship; Myrtle Sundberg
and Edward Poindexter, James
Generation To
Appear' Today
The second issue of Generation
will hit campus today featuring
drama, humor and poetry.
Hopwood entrees will comprise a
large part of the content. Saul
Gottlieb has penned a half-hour
radio play, "The Mythical Merry-
Go-Round." Five selections from
a. collection of poems by Robert
Ellenbogen's "Swan Swamp" are
entered in the current contest.
The music section contains
String Trio in F Major" by
George Wilson, and Robert Frost's
"Stopping by Woods on a Snowy
Evening" set to music by Lee Eit-
zen.
The drama department high-
lights designs of a "flexible" up-to-
date theatre and an essay on the
subject by Strowan Robertson.
"Generation will appear with its
first issue next fall and will be on
a quarterly basis," said Chuck
Olsen, managing editor.

D., Charles J., an
Smith Hunt scholar
James Gregory a
Solotaroff, Lucinc
Downs scholarship(
the English Departm
Zinnes, Samuel Lubo
er Lucas, Simon
scholarship; Edwar
Class of 1926 scholar
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THE FOLLOWING
received awards:
David Kaplan, Jac]
Joseph Gadon, Terre
Russell Carlisle, Will
William Neely, Wil
James M. Warnke, Ja
Iris Daley, Naomi Sc
laie Ames, Barbara1
Akita and David Led(
Roy M. Goethe, H
Donald Blomquist, G
Harriet Krantz, Sally
ice DeJong, Rosen
Richard Simms, Dor
Frederick Pierce, E
Barbara Roth, Mark
er Rardel and Irving
Anne Hayes, Th
weininger, Lillan L
reen Golden, Elai
Gladys Quale, Sa
John Talayco, Edw
ning, Richard K
Marjorie Arnade,1
ber, Douglas Cutler
Scandura and Herb
David Voss, Wil
Elizabeth Ainslie, D
and Folahan Ajayi.
Daily Libra.
Position Sti
Interviews will be h
today at the Student
Building for the posi
Librarian.
The position enta
the filing of periodi
erence books and clir
articles for the Daily
is a monthly salary.

Merger
Seeks Joint
Force With
WestEurope
Allows Congress
To Question Him
WASHINGTON - (P) - With
President Truman's full backing,
Secretary of State Acheson called
X on the nation yesterday to support
the dovetailing of American land,
.> ~sea and air forces with those of
.' western Europe.
".That, he declared, is the only
' 4 way to match Russia's growing
might.
Sec. Acheson began his home
front battle for what he called
"balanced collective forces" under
the North Atlantic treaty in an ex-
traordinary speech before a joint
gathering of House and Senate
members in the Library of Con-
gress.
SEC. ACHESON went before the
legislators to report on his cold
war strategy talks in London ear-
aiph Clark lier this month. After the formal
last respite 'talk, he submitted to questioning
they listen and this made the occasion unique.
they rin It was the first time a Secretary
rning rain, of State has engaged in such give-
t the grass and-take with a joint sessionof
~ the direc- Congress.
s During the questioning, some of
his critics had their innings. Aep.
Judd (R-Minn.) wanted to know
s why the United States was not ex-
erting "total diplomacy" to pre-
vent the Chinese Communists from
dents replacing the Chinese Nationalists
Sin the United Nations.
Sec. Acheson replied that this
SMargaret subject had provided a long de-
d Mrgaet bate between him and Rep.
'ship. Judd. He said the State Depart-
nd Theodore ment has taken the position that
I a Goodrich it will vote to keep the Nation-
(awarded by┬░ alists in the UN but if the
ent); Joseph majority of UN members vote
rsky and Pet- otherwise then the United States
Mandlebaum will not exercise the veto.
d Worthen, Rep. Judd concluded the ex-
ship. change by shouting:
students also "We sustain our superior recti-
tude but the other people win the
battle! When are we going to start
kc E. Hulbard, winning the battle?"
ence Benbow,* * *
iam Warren, THE MISSION of UN Secretary-
liam Weber, General Trygve Lie to Moscow
ames Osborn, came up for discussion several
hlossberg, Ju- times and finally Rep. Rankin
Levine, Isaac (D-Miss.) boomed at Sec. Acheson'
[Iodi Hood from the back of the room:
Horge Kadian, "Isn't it a fact that Trygve Lie
Colberg, Al- is a known Communist and that
r olbeewis, he is behind a movement to seat
nary Les, the Chinese Communists in the
flaine Toles, United Nations?"
EucherToPet- Rep. Rankin also alleged that
Eucher, Pet- the United Nations is interfering
Rashwith the internal affairs of the
heresa Sch- United States.ra sI
Lahti, Mau- Sec. Acheson said that no one in
ne Platsky, the government had questioned
ul Gottlieb, Lie's good faith.
ard P. Lan- The rest of his answer to Rep.
. Thomas, Rankin was lost in the general
Marvin Im- hubbub, with both men talking at
', Joseph M. the same time.
ert Sherbin. At Lake Success, Lie's office
liam Lands, said he had no comment on Rep.
)onald Yates Rankin's reference. Lie's asso-
ciateshave denied past charges
that he is a Communist.
The UN Secretary-General never

riian replies to statements or attacks by
11 (individuals. His policy is to deal
ill Open with governments.
held at 4 p.m.
t Publications
tion of Daily
To Harm U.'S.
ails primarily
cals and ref- PHILADELPHIA -( {g--Harry
pping various Gold, 39-year-old biochemist ac-
y files. There cused of passing atom bomb se-
crets to Russia, told a federal
judge yesterday he intended to
plead guilty - but "not to the
charge of meaning to hurt the
United States."
UntdSae.1l U.S. District Judge James E.
A l cGranery disclosed to newsmen
that Gold told him he would plead
guilty instead to acting as a cour-
es of this type ier for a Russian atom bomb spy
ns which take ring."
the aid of a "I said that before," the judge
working days quoted him as saying, "and I'm
sticking to it. I had no intention
e, if okayed, of hurting my country."

World News

By 'he Associated P'ress
WASHINGTON -- President Truman asked Congress yesterday to
let him set up a new department of health, education and security
under a cabinet-rank secretary.
The scope of the proposed new department would be about the
same as that of the present Fedemal Security Agency, headed by Oscar
Ewing. Congress rejected a somewhat similar reorganization proposal
last year.

ENGINEERS LOOK AHEAD:

Expect A tom To Ease Work fo

F i v e hundred seventy-one
Amercians, 34 of them in Mich-
igan, died violently in accidents
during the four-day Memorial
Dav hnlidav weekend.

SEOUL - Independents bowl-
ed over many of President Snyg-
man Rhee's party regulars in
Tuesday's nationalrassembly
election in South Korea.

(EDI'TOR'S NOTTE: i'his is the fourth
in a series of articles designed touac-
quaint Daily readers with present
and future plans for the use of
P'hoenix Project Funds.)
By VERNON EMERSON.
Homemakers and manufactur-

lining plans for future use
atomic energy.

of

Prof. G. M. Sliepevich, of the
chemical and, metallurgical en-
gineering department, has made
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