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VOL. LX, No. 45 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16, 1949

PRICE FIVE CENTS

AIM Acts
To Protect
Independents
Council Agrees
Unanimously
By JAMES GREGORY
AIM's Executive Council last
night took action to protect inde-
pendent men against "any un-
just enforcement of a University
rule."
The Council voted unanimously
that "should any unjust enforce-
ment of a University rule concern-
ing an alleged wrong of an in-
dependent man be brought to the
light of the AIli Council, an inves-
tigation of the enforcement should
be made by the appropriate com-
mittee."
IF THE enforcement discrep-
ancy is found to exist, the motion
continued, "an official letter of
disapproval should be sent to
Men's Judiciary Council, The
Michigan Daily and the Univer-
sity Sub-committee on Discipline."
AIM President Walt Hansen,
'50, declared, "I think there's a
need for AIM to make its influ-
ence felt in favor of independ-
ents, who are often unrepresent-
ed when they get into tough
spots."
It was pointed out at the meet-
ing that fraternities facing the
disciplinary committee often are
supported by their alumni groups,
while independent men have no
similar recourse, due to lack of
organization.
AFTER THE meeting AIM pass-
ed out political handouts to inde-
pendent candidates for various
student offices.
Three forms were distributed.
One lists all independent candi-
dates and their place of resi-
dence.
Another lists independent can-
didates for Board in Control of
Student Publications and Board
in Control of Intercollegiate Ath-
letics, giving information on their
qualifications.
A third handout attacks domin-
ation of student politics by fra-
ternities and sororities.
The handouts plead for a large
independent vote and urge, "Vote
Independent!"
Varsity Night
To Feature
VarietyShow
Michigan Bands Will
SponsorProgram
A spirited program to be offered
by outstanding professional and
student talent at this year's Var-
sity Night at 8:15 p.m. Friday,
will launch in memorable fashion
the final weekend of an unforget-
able football season.
The traditional program at Hill
t Auditorium is sponsored by the
University Bands.
* * *
ROBERT Q. LEWIS, Michigan
alumnus and well known Columbia
Broadcasting System humorist,
will provide the laughs of the eve-
ning as the master of ceremonies.
Ventriloquist Fred Maher will
entertain the crowd with the

antics of his wooden "helper,"
Skinny Dugan, a good friend of
Charlie McCarthy.
Margaret King, professional ac-
cordianist from Detroit, who plans
to enter the University's music
school next year, will present sev-
eral selections.
** *
THE UNIVERSITY Concert
Band, under the direction of Prof.
William D. Ravelli, will have a
prominent part in the program.
Included in the five student
acts will be songs by the Vaughn
House Trio, Stanley Challis, Wil-
liam Brehmn, and Donald Srull.
The Travelers' Quartet will also
present some vocal harmony.
Robert Elson, Wilber Perry, Gil-
bert Vickers and Hugh C. Brown
are members of this group.
Two other muscial acts will be
performed by Carol Neilson, a
coloratura soprano, and Carleton
S. Ryding, a pianist.
* * *
TWO MAGICIANS, Robert A.1

Result of Mission
Pleases Acheson
Secretary Reports On New German
Measures Worked Out By Big Three
WASHINGTON - (W) - Returning from a week-long visit to
Europe, Secretary of State Dean Acheson yesterday expressed himself
as being highly pleased with the results of his mission.
He reported yesterday to President Truman on new German
measures worked out by the Big Three foreign ministers in Paris.
* * * *

I

HIS TWO-DAY conference with foreign ministers Bevin of
Britain and Schuman of France, he said, was "entirely harmonious"
and the three reached "full agreement."
In advance of his call at the White House late in the day,
Acheson declined to discuss in detail any of the accomplishments
of the Paris meeting or his

ITALO TAJO
. ..Sings Here Today
NVoted Basso
Will Sing ~4t
fill Tonight
Italo Tajo, basso, will sing a
program of 15 vocal works in his
Choral Union concert at 8:30 p.m.
today in Hill Auditorium.
Opening the program will be
three works by Mozart: "Mentre
ti lascio, o figlia," "Un bacio di
mano," and "Madamina," from
"Don Giovanni." "Caro mio ben"
by Giordani, "Come raggio di sol"
by Caldera and Pergiosi's "Nina"
are the next three works scheduled
for the concert.
NEXT IN THE program is Glin-
ka's "The Truth is Suspected"
from "Life of the Tsar," Moussorg-
sky's "The Song of the Flea" and
"The Two Grenadiers" by Schu-
man.
Two other works to be sung
by Tajo are "La mort de Don
Quichotte" from "Don Qui-
chotte" by Massenet, and "Vous
qui faites l'endormie" from Gou-
nod's "Faust."
Concluding the concert are
"Russian Picnic" by Harvey En-
ders, "Pilgrim's Song" by Tschai-
kowsky, and "Three for Jack" by
Squire.
* * *
TAJO HAS BEEN acclaimed
throughout the country by music
critics. The "New York Times"
called him "a true basso cantante,
whose singing will remind you of
Ezio Pinza," and Chicago papers
termed him "one of the most ad-
mirable exponents of bass roles
seen and heard in recent years."
Tickets for the concert can be
purchased at the Choral Union
offices, Burton Tower, and at the
Hill Auditorium Box Office one
hour before the performance.
U Committee
Places Phi Chii
On Probation
The Univesity Sub-committee
on Discipline yesterday fined Phi
Chi medical fraternity $200 and
placed it on probation for the rest
of the semester, for holding a par-
ty at which liquor was consumed.
Dean of Students Erich A. Wal-
ter defended the committee's ac-
tions in this and other cases,
claiming it acted "in the interests
of the students."
DEAN WALTER'S statement
said. "The University's policy in
regard to liquor is strict, and we
attempt to enforce it in the inter-

views on the situation in West
Germany.
Shortly before his arrival, how-
ever, Chancellor Conrad Adenauer
announced at Frankfurt that the
three Western Powers had agreed
to slow down dismantling of key
German industries and laid out
other measures which would have
the effect of building up the Ger-
man economy and giving the new
German state a greater voice in its
internal and international affairs.
* * *
ADENAUER said that the three
Western governments had agreed
to invite Germany into many in-
ternational organizations, to per-
mit a bigger German merchant
fleet, to allow German trade con-
sulates in foreign countries and
to study the problem of easing the
consequences of the continued ex-
istence of a state of war between
Germany and the Western allies.
At his regular weekly news
conference this morning, Ache-
son is expected to discuss his
European mission and go into
other matters awaiting his at-
tention here-notably Far East-
ern questions.
Acheson was met at the airport
by President Truman and a score
of top State Department officials
and western European ambassa-
dors when his four engined special
plane, a double decked stratocruis-
er, set down at 1:30 p.m.
FDR's Son
Will Run For
Governorship
LOS ANGELES - (A) - James
Roosevelt, the late FDR's eldest
son, last night announced his can-
didacy for the Democratic and
Republican nominations for Gov-
ernor of California in the 1950 pri-
maries.
At the same time he made a
move for White House support.
HE SAID he will do his best to
bring President Truman's "fair
deal" to California. Asked at a
press conference if that meant
that he approved of the "Fair
Deal" program in its entirety,
Roosevelt said he did.
He also told the press confer-
ence that while he disapproved
of the California law which per-
mits a candidate to file for the
nomination by more than one
party, he will do so.
Thus he will be running not
only as a Democrat-with the par-
ty his father restored to power in
1932-but as a Republican.
*. * *
HE SAID his mother, Mrs. Elea-
nor Roosevelt, will not be asked to
participate in his campaign,
Announcement of his candidacy
was to be repeated on two radio
broadcasts later last night, In this
speech, he said:
"Every resident of California
who is willing and able to work
has the right to find a job at a fair
wage and under desirable working
conditions."

Senator Taft
Blasts Entire
Truman Plan
16 Million Dollar
Deficit Forseen
WASHINGTON - (') - Senator
Taft (R-Ohio) said yesterday that
adoption of President Truman's
program next year would add more.
than $16,000,000,000 to the federal
deficit and lead America to "stag
nation and austerity."
Taft attacked "the entire Tru-
man program" in a statement from
his office here. The Ohioan, chair-
man of the Senate Republican
policy committee, was in his home
state pressing his campaign for
reelection in 1950.
* * *
"WE FACE a deficit of $5% bil-
lion," Taft said. "Yet the Truman
program would add to that $6
billion for compulsory medicine,
$6 billion for the Brannan plan,
$4 billion for UMT and other bil-
lions for services of all kinds."
His references were to the sys-
tem of compulsory health insur-
ance frequently advocated by
the President, to the "production
payment" plan for keeping up
farmers' income sponsored by
Secretary of Agriculture Bran-
nan, and to a long-pending pro-
posal for universal military
training - "UMT."
Taft asked in his statement:
"How can we increase our fed-
eral tax 50 per cent without chok-
ing the development of all busi-
ness expansion and creating vast
unemployment?"
PRESIDENT Truman, Taft con-
tinued, argues that anybody who
"objects to the expense of any of
his plans is a reactionary."
Disputing this, Taft said op-
ponents "are convinced that only
a continuation of our present
system of liberty and particular-
ly liberty from government con-
trols can reach the goals of the
Utopia which he describes."
"The Truman program based on
dictation by government of the
daily lies of the American peo-
ple can only turn America back to
stagnation and austerity," Taft
added.
* * *
THE REPUBLICAN Senator said
anyone who "reads President
Truman's speech in Minneapolis
on November 3 must realize that
he intends in 1950 to ask for a
Congress which will adopt the en-
tire Truman program."
World News
Ro id-U
By The Associated Press
WASHINGTON - President
Truman served notice last night
that there will be "no retreat and
no retirement" in the fight for his
civil rights program.
The American people, he de-
clared, "are awakened as never be-
fore to the true meaning of equal-
ity."
"We are going to continue to
advance in our program of bring-
ing equal rights and equal oppor-
tunities to all citizens," he said.
* * *
AMBALA, India-Two Hindu
Nationalists were hanged secret-
ly at the century-old Ambala
jail yesterday for the assassina-
tion of Mohandas K. Gandhi,

the Hindu spiritual leader they
regarded as a bar to a united
India.
* * *
LAKE SUCCESS - Red China
yesterday disowned Nationalist
China's delegation to the United
Nations in the opening move of a
campaign apparently aimed at
taking over the big power seat as-
signed to the receding Chungking
government.

Shipping

Extend resent

-Daily-V
ENGINEERS-Speakers at the meeting of the American Society of Mechanical Enginee
night in the Bus. Ad. Bldg. Left to right are Hen 'y Walker, chairman of the Detroit sec
A.SME., Dean Carr of Wayne University, Dean Fr aund of the University of Detroit, Dea
of the University, Dean Miller of Michigan State, and Alfred Pasina, regional director of t
Moe Opportunity or Engineers

Strike

"Engineers can look forward to
increased opportunities as com-
peting industries demand their
services to improve productioti
methods," Dean L. G. Miller of
Michigan State College's School
of Engineering said yesterday.
Addressing the American So-
ciety of Mechanical Engineers;
Dean Miller pointed out that in-
creased complexity in technology

has created a higher demand for
engineers.
DEAN IVAN CRAWFORD of the
University engineering college pre-
sided over the meeting at which
C. T. Freund, Dean of the College
of Engineering, University of De-
troit and Arthur R. Carr, Dean
of Wayne University's College of
Engineering were also present.

Varied Platforms to Highlight
Approaching Student Elections

By PETER HOTTON
Platforms advocating everything
from more appropriations from
the University to the Student Leg-
islature to no hours for women are
carrying candidates forward to the
fateful Monday and Tuesday of
student elections.
More than 100 students are
fighting their way into less than 40
positions available on SL, J-Hop
Committee, and Boards in Control
of Student Publications and In-
tercollegiate Athletics.
* * *
OTHER SOMEWHAT less im-
probable candidate promises in-
clude a long Thanksgiving holiday,
the removal of the liquor ban,
more cooperation and correlation
within SL itself and representation
of different campus councils in
Student Legislature.
As a service to the students,
the Legislature,. representing
400 students for each member,
has come a long way in the three
short years of its existence.
At the beginning of its fourth
year last September, the Legisla-
ture was responsible for block
seating at football games. A dele-
gation was appointed which per-
suaded the Athletic Administra-
tion to drop its "You can't sit with
your friends" policy at the games.
* * *
ONE OF THE biggest recent SL
accomplishments has been the
Michigan Plan. Through SL's
original measure and further agi-
tation, the University Student Af-
fairs Committee passed a resolu-
tion to bar all future organizations
from campus if they had discrim-

ination clauses in their constitu-
tions.
The idea supports an educa-
tidinal process by which new
non- discriminatory organiza-
tions would help teach others to
follow suit.
The Human Relations Commit-
tee, an outgrowth of the measure,
is now discussing ways and means
of getting different racial and re-
ligious groups, as well as campus
organizations, together in a step
toward further elimination of dis-
crimination.
THE IDEA spread to National
Student Association, which passed
it at its national Congress last
August.
This year, in addition to the
student experts, Homecoming
Dance and underwriting all pep
rallies and Tug Week, SL has
worked for a seat on the Calen-
dar Committee in an attempt to
give students a break in holi-
days, especially over Thanksgiv-
ing. The long weekend cannot
be a reality this year, but SL
hopes to change things next
fall.
Another innovation of the Leg-
islature this year is to control and
approve signs and sign-carriers at
football halftimes, to prevent il-
legal or unattractive signs from
swarming all over the field.
All students are eligible to vote
in the coming elections for the 59
SL candidates. Election officers
emphasized that all graduate stu-
dents can vote, as well as any stu-
dent in the University.

The necessity of e
quiring more libera
was also emphasiz
Miller.
Citing the MSC
compels all students
ing to enroll for two
liberal arts curriculu
centrating on techn
the MSC dean stre
portance of such a p
engineer's subsequen
life.
* *
"CLOSELY ALIGN
problem of liberal ed
question of just how
tical or job training
ing student should
Freund said.
"It is imperative
gineering student
quainted with the1
he will be dealing v
kind of work he wi
he declared.
"In order to ach
cooperative plan of
gineering work give
first hand informa
field," Dean Freund
* *
BUT AN enginee
does not necessarily
receiving a Bachelo
degree, according to
f ord.
Opera S(
Compose]
A meeting for pc
writers for the 1950
will be held at 5 p.m
Rm. 3G, Union.
"Students who at
ous meetings as wel
ers with songs in t
hearts are invited to
Wyant, Union Opera
man, said.
* *
BROADCAST MU
offered to publish th
of the 1950 Union O
form, according to
"There is also a p
of the songs may b(
sheet music form,"l

Delayed;
Contract
Miners Pay
yw
Government
~ Assessment
steel Production
Starts to Pick Up
By The Associated Press
A threatened shipping strike by
2,000 AFL deck officers was post-
poned late last night.
Shortly before the midnight
strike deadline, an agreement was
. announced by government medi-
ators.
It extends for 30 days the con-
tract between ship owners and the
AFL Masters, Mates and Pilots
Union.
The ships affected operate from
Gulf and Atlantic ports.
THE GOVERNMENT, mean-
Waly Barth while, collected $1,420,000 in fines
rs, held last rom John L. Lewis and his United
tion of the Wine Workers for prolonging their
n Crawford 1948 strike.
he A.S.M.E. Lewis also was confronted with
)ossible White House action unless
"e quickly settles the 1949 dispute.
Seeii steel production picked up
steadily as more furnaces went
back into operation. Virtually
all of the 500,000 striking CIO
ngineers ac- United Steelworkers are expect-
d educations ed to be back on the job within
;ed by Dean 10 days.
Joining the back-to-work move-
plan which ment yesterday were 17,000 more
of engineer- workers employed by five firms.
years in the
m before con- THE CIO'S new International
ical subjects, Union of Electrical, Radio and
ssed the im- Machine Workers asked the Na-
rogram in the tional Labor Relations Board for
t professional collective bargaining. el tiQtI .at
all major electrical ma nufacurin
firms. It was a challenge fora test
,ED with this of strength with the left wing
ucation is the United Electrical Workers Union,
v much prac- recently expelled from the CIO.
the engineer- The shipping strike was set by
have," Dean 2,000 members of the AFL Mas-
ters, Mates and Pilots Union. It
that the en- would tie up at least 500 passen-
become ac- ger and dry cargo vessels on At-
type of men lantic and Gulf coast ports and
with and the make 25,000 ship crew members
ll be doing," idle.
The major issue is rotating jobs.
ieve this, the The union is asking that the pres-
part time en- ent preferential hiring arrange-
s the student ment be broadened so officers are
tion in this chosen in rotation from a hiring
explained. hall, spreading employment.
r's education THE AGREEMENT announced
end with his by the mediators is subject to ap-
)r of Science proval by the Union's rank and file
Dean Craw- and by 38 companies making up
the employers' group. If either
party rejects the peace plan, a
strike is still possible as early as
0eKS noon, Nov. 22.
Attorneys for the Mine Work-
ers Union paid their 1948 strike
fine in Federal District Court in
Washington. The Union was
atential music fined $1,400,000 and Lewis $20,-
Union Opera 000 for contempt of court. How-
i. tomorrow in ever, the Union previously had
voted to pay Lewis' share.
tended previ- j The Supreme Court recently de-
ll as newcom- dined to hear the Union's appeal.

heir heads or The fine was assessed by Fed-
attend," Don eral Judge T. Alan Goldsborough.
Music Chair-
SIC INC. has
ne entire score
pera in albumOperation by
Wyant. T)
ossibility sometlj Surgeo
e published in
he said.
A four-day-old baby boy under-
went a three -and-one-half-hour
operation yesterday afternoon at
University Hospital for a "dead-
end" esophagus.
Dr. Cameron Haight, of the
medical school, who performed the
serious operation, reported the
baby, Timothy Allan Roche, in
"satisfactory condition" after the
rumor that surgery.
osing money, s * * *

TWO PROBLEMS OBSCURE SOLUTION:
Willow Village Disposition Under Discussion

(EDITOR'S NOTE: In light of the
present controversy surrounding dis-
position of Willow Run Village, this
article attempts to explain actions of
Federal officials, county authorities
and Village residents, in addition to
supplying background information.)
By DON KOTITE
Two fundamental problems lay
behind the welfare of Willow Run

and village residents, the rumor
was squelched.
Several ideas for disposition
were aired; the Commission
suggested demolition "as soon as
possible" and destruction of the
waiting lists.
Nothing definite was decided.

local governmental units and the
Willow Run Resident Council the
opportunity to appear before its
executive commitee to outline
their proposals.
THIS COMMITTEE, the "offi-
cial negotiating body," would then

county outline a policy for liquida-
tion of the area. And we as a
county realize it should be or-
derly, keeping in line with the best
interests of the county and the
residents as well as other inter-
ested groups," he added.
* * *

REPLYING to a
Willow Run is 1

Schwartz said that to determine
this one must take into account
the fact that the government does
not determine amortization and
interest in its accounting.
"All it does is balance the in-

BORN AT Deaconess Hospital
in Milwaukee last Friday, the baby
was brought 400 miles by automo-
bile in an incubator to Ann Arbor
yesterday morning. He was ac-
companied by two doctors and two

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