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VOL. LX, No. 47 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 1949

PRICE FIVE CENTS

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AFFILIATED

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* * * *
Daily Cartoonist Gunhard Oravas' conception of the independ-
ent-affiliated survey shows the campus population (left) with in-
dependents making up 85 per cent of the student body and affil-
ates 15 per cent. On the right is the makeup of the "typical"

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campus organization according to the survey, with independents
holding 23 per cent of membership and affiliates looming over
them with 77 per cent.

Affiliates Have Majority in 'U' Groups
______ ~~~~~~4 ____________________

Affiliated men and women hold
an average 77 per cent of the po-
sitions in 19 influential and hon-
orary campus organizations ac-
cording to a Daily check of mem-
bership files.
The survey, taken because of
the recent AIM-IFC electiontime
z ccontroversy, covered groups en-
gaging in a broad range of ac-
tivities and having various meth-
ods of acquiring members.
THEY WERE chosen either be-
cause they exert an influence on
student life or because member-
ship in them is much sought after.
Affiliated students, with 3,-
146 members, constitute 15 per
cent of the University's 20,618
enrollment.
They hold a majority of posts
Biske
Pace 0eat
Ohio'_Rally
The kick off for the season's
final football weekend will take
place at 7:15 p.m. today at the
"Beat Ohio State" pep rally at
south Ferry Field.
The rally will set a spirited pace
for the eve of the game to decide
the Big Ten Conference cham"
pionship.
* * *
"Automatic" Jim Briske, na-
tionally noted Wolverine place
kicker of the '46 and '47 football
seasons, will be the featured speak-
er at the rally.
The East and West Quad
bands will recruit students from
all points on campus and lead
them to the Union steps, the
gathering point for all rally-
bound students, by 7:15 p.m.
The University marching band
will head the torchlight parade
down State street to south Ferry
Field. After the rally, students
will have plenty of time to get
to the Varsity Night show, John
Zabriske of the Wolverine Club
pointed out.
Meanwhile, Dave Pease of the
Varsity committee announced that
contributions for the pep rally
are still needed. Student response
has not yet produced sufficient
funds to cover the cost, he said.
Money from women's residences
may be turned in to the Merit
Tuitorial office in the League.
Donations from men's houses will
be received by Mrs. Alice K. Rey-
nolds in the Office of Student
Affairs, according to Pease.
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in 16 of the groups checked, while BUT IN THE current student
independents predominate in the Legislature race, 31 of the 58 can-
other three. didates are independent.
Org anization Sttattis tics
MEMBERS AFF. IND.
1. Michiganensian................26 77% 23%
2.SL..........................50 60 40
3. Men's Judiciary ................. 7 43 57
4. Women's Judiciary .............10 70 30
5. Union Executive Council ........15 87 13
6. League Council .................21 71 29
7. Wolverine Club .................35 43 57
8. Michigamua...... .............20 75 25
9. Druids .........................17 88 12
10. Triangles ....................... 9 67 33
11. Vulcans ........................21 76 24
12. 1949 J-Hop Committee .......... 9 100 0
13. Wyvern Officers ................ 4 75 25
14. Engine Council Officers .......... 4 75 25
15. Engine Senior Officers ............4 100 0
16. LSA Senior Officers .............4 100 0
17. Forestry Senior Officers5.........5 60 40 t
18. BusAd Council ..................12 75 25
19. Michigan Daily ..................43 42 58
Average 77% 23%
Total U. of M. enrollment: 20,618
Total membership of fraternities & sororities: 3,146
Percentage of affiliated students at U. of M.: 15%
'U' GRAD WILL MC:
Radio ComedianLe
To Spark Vasiy Niglt

However, in the contest forC
nine places on the 1950 J-Hop
Committee, 29 of the 30 candi-
dates are affiliated, and three of
the four candidates for Board in
Control of Intercollegiate Att.
letics are fraternity men.
The eight candidates for Board
in Control of Student Publications
are split evenly, four being in-
dependent and four affiliated.
The cards on file in the Office
of Student Affairs were used in
the survey to determine the affili-
ation of organization members.
Membership lists were also ob-
tained from that office.
World News
Round-Up
By The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS-- A beaming vice-
President Alben W. Barkley arriv-
ed late yesterday for his wedding
at 12 noon today to the comely
widow he has courted diligently
since they first met last July.
* * *
PRAGUE, Czechoslovakia -
Fifteen members of the, now-
outlawed National Socialist Par-
ty-the party of the late Ed-
uard Benes-were disclosed last
night to have been arrested in
the Communist-led government's
campaign to wipe out political
opposition.
* * *

SL Sets Up
Integration'
Committee
Group To Help
Foreign Students
By PETER HOTTON
Student Legislature last night
unanimously passed a resolution to
set up a Human Relations Com-
mittee as a part of the Michigan
Plan toward the elimination of
discriminatory attitudes and in-
ter-group friction on campus.
The Committee, conceived and
proposed by Legislator Tom Walsh
is to be composed of the presidents
of representative campus groups
and several faculty members. It is
designed to provide "a systematic
evaluation and development of
methods by which interested stu-
dents can broaden their knowl-
edge and understanding of persons
outside their own groups."
* * *
THE LEGISLATURE also unani-.
mously approved a report by the
Committee of 13 suggestions for
action by interested individuals
and groups to promote social con-
tact, the most effective method by
which to foster the purposes of the
Committee.
The suggestions provided
that: residences should be en-
couraged to invite foreign stu-
dents to dinner on a personal
acquaintance o r invitational
basis.
Organized houses should be en-
couraged to include one or two
foreign students at their "foreign
language tables" to participate in
foreign language practice sessions.
LANE HALL inter-cultural re-
treats and other group retreats
should be expanded, taking advan-
tage of the University's Fresh Air
Camp facilities.
"International tables" should
be established at the Union and
League where American and for-
eign students can meet infor-
mally.
Foreign students should be en-
couraged to participate in intra-
mural sports.
American students should be en-
couraged to form teams to play
soccer and other sports played by
foreign students here.
* * *
THE COMMITTEE suggested a
possible reorganizations of the In-
tramural Athletic League on an
all-campus basis where games
could be played between more fra-
ternities and independent teams
rather than on a strict housing
basis.
Better sportsmanship in these
intramural games should be en-
couraged by the winner invit-
ing the loser (or vice versa) over
for refreshments after the game.
A sub committee should work
with the International Center and
the University to develop better
mixed housing for foreign stu-
dents.
* * *
THE COMMITTEE will assist
the National Student Association
in developing tours of the mid-
west area for Michigan foreign
students.
The Committee also urged all
campus organizations to examine
their own activities with a view to
working with other groups.

THE SHAH ARRIVES-The Shah of Iran and a smiling Pre
Truman leave National Airport in a White House automob
the visiting ruler arrives in Washington for a month's state
The 30-year-old monarch will visit Ann Arbor next week.
* * * *
Shah of Iran to Arrit
In Ann Arbor Nov. 20
By JIM BROWN
Mohammad Pahlavi, youthful Shah of Iran who arrived i
ington Wednesday on an official state visit, is scheduled toa
Ann Arbor on Nov. 26.
He will visit his brother, Mahamoud Pahlavi, who is enrolle
University.
DR. FRANK ROBBINS, Assistant to the President, said y
that an official welcome for the Shah is being planned by 1
versity but that final details are still being worked out.
Meanwhile, in Washington, the Associated Press reporte
the 30-year-old Iranian monarch launched his month-long

Dispute
Blasts Jailing
Of Diplomat
In Mukden
To Call for Tax
t Hike Next Year
By The Associated Press
WASHINGTON - President
Truman promised yesterday to use
the Taft-Hartley club in the soft
coal dispute-but only if an
emergency would arise and if
380,000 soft coal miners again
walked out at the end of John L.
Lewis' truce on December 1.
* * *
THE UNITED Mine Workers'
chief last week sent 'his men back
to dig coal for three weeks more
after a 52-day strike.
Mr. Truman, at his news con-
ferencg, ruled out appointment
of the kind of factfinding board
sident .he named in the recent steel dis-
e sour pute. It had power to recom-
mend a settlement outside the
labor law.
Turning to foreign affairs Presi-
dent Truman denounced as out
rageous the imprisonment of
American Consul General Angus
S Ward by the Chinese Communists
at Mukden.
HE HAD JUST spent 70 minutes
this morning reviewing with Sec-
.n Wash- retary of State Acheson the State
arrive in Department's developing stop-
Communism program for the Far
ed in the East.
Out of that meeting, to whch
Acheson took all his top . Var
esterday Eastern policy makers, came an
the Uni- announcement of projected ac-
tion in the immediate futuze.
'd that The announcement disclosed:
good- That Ambassador Philip C. Je-
States sup, Acheson's trouble-shooting
a frank diplomatic ace, will make an on-
an aid. the-spot survey of conditions in
dinner the Far East. He will leave the
hours his United States in late December,
Ar. Tru- begin his work in Tokyo, and re-
ndence," turn home by way of India and
n needs Pakistan.
d hopes Returning to the domestic scene,
tion and President Truman told newsmen
ture." that his government budget for
uneasy 1950-51 will be a tight and honest
, already one, but inlicated once again that
an assis- he will call for a tax increase to
countries avoid deficit.
4,010,000 The President was asked what
he thought of a suggestion by
k-haired Senator Douglas (D., Ill.) that
eful of 4,500,000,004 be lopped off next
backing year's budget.
Why wasn't that done in the
last session, Mr. Truman wanted
L1IS to know. He said he sent Congress
a tight budget, but it returned one
.jid exceeding his figures.
brouhth SL To Probe

Lawyers
Filch Giant
SlideRule
The supposedly extinct feud be-
tween lawyers and engineers, came
to sudden life last night when a
band of lawyers abscounded with
the engineers giant slide rule.
An anonymous lawyer phoned
Al Forman, publicity director of
the Slide Rule Ball, last night and
informed him that the slide rule
had been taken from the office of
the 'Technic' and was now at the
Law Club.
* * *
THE STUDENT challenged For-
man and all engineers to,.;"try and
get it."
An attempt was made last
year to nab the slide rule but
alert engineers nipped the plot
by posting guards in the 'Tech-I
nic' office.
In 1947, the lawyers were more
successful and held the slide rule
in custody for two days, then, a
group of 'vigilantes' from the En-
gineering College, discovered it in
a fraternity house.
"We'll have the slide rule back
by Saturday night, in time for the
Slide Rule Ball, if we have to
search every room in the Law
Club," Forman promised.

> will tour of the United
Wednesday night witha
bid for increased Americ
Speaking at a state
which followed by a few h
arrival from Tehran in N.
man's plane, 7 the "Indepe
the Shah said that Ira
American friendship an
for "even closer cooperal:
intensified help in the fut
His oil-rich nation, an
neighbor of Soviet Russia
is receiving some America
tance. Iran is one of 14c
sharing in the U.S. $1,31
arms-aid program,
The handsome, dark
Shah is reported hop
further U.S. militaryl
however.
Surgery Fa
To SaveCl
A six-day-old baby,
from Milwaukee for a th
a-half hour operation Tue
a "dead-end" esophagus,
University Hospital yeste
The baby, Timothy Alla
was operated on by Dr.
Haight, of the medical sch
eonnected the infant's in
esophagus with the sto
that for the' first time h
have been able to take f
mally rather than by inje
The exceedingly delicat
tion and the fate of th
baby has attracted nation
terest.-

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Robrt Q. Lewis, University alum-
nus and nationally-known CBS
radio comedian, will start things
rolling as master of ceremonies of
the annual Varsity Night show at
8:15 p.m. today in Hill Audi-
toriom.
Topflight professional and stu-
dent entertainment has been slat-
ed for the program which is tra-
ditionally sponsored by the Uni-
versity Bands.
* * *
PROFESSIONAL acts will be
presented by Margaret King, ac-
cordianist from Detroit, and ven-
triloquist Fred Maher with help
from his wooden "companion,"
Skinny Dugan,
Several selections by the Uni-
versity Concert Band, under the
direction of Prof. William D.
Ravelli, will highlight the stu-
dent contribution to Varsity
Night,
Included among the band nu'm-
bers will be "Sounds from the
Hudson" with Charles Kirsch as
cornet soloist, "Michigan in Re-
view," and "Under the Big Top"
with John Carroll, as circus barker.

**

SAN FRANCISCO - The jury
was chosen yesterday to try CIO
Longshoreman Leader Harry
Bridges, who is accused of per-
jury and conspiracy to defraud the
government at his 1945 naturaliza-
tion hearing.
* * *
NEW YORK - It took less
than two hours yesterday to pick
a federal jury for the second
perjury trial of Alger Hiss, a
former ace of the U.S. State De-
partment.
* * *
NEW YORK - Judith Coplon,
28-year-old former government
employee, neared trial yesterday
Ion spy conspiracy charges as Fed-
eral Judge Sylvester J. Ryan pre-
pared to clear the deck of pre-trial
motions.
.v .'Rights Battle
Seena t YDConfab
By The Associated Press
A battle over President Tru-
man's civil rights program ap-
peared certain to erupt on the
floor of the National Convention
of Young Democratic Clubs at
Chattanooga, Tenn.

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BATTLE OF THE BANDS:
Michigan Vs. OSU in 3-Ring Circus

A Student Legislature commit-
tee will attemnpt to learn why
questions concerning race, religion
and national origin, plus requests
for pictures, should not be re-
moved from University entrance'
application blanks.
Meeting last night, the Legisla-
ture set up the committee to con-
fer with deans of the various U(.'ni-
versity schools over the questions
which "give persons belonging to
minority groups a feeling that they
are being discriminated against,"
according to Legislator Jim Jans.
* * *
THE LEGISLATURE was told
the University "highly favors" the
faculty evaluations made by stu-
dents last fall, and will continue
them again next spring.
The Legislature voted to set
up a committee to study possible
curriculum revisions and use of
a substitute marking system in
the University.
Another committee was author-
ized by the Legislature to set up a
program similar to the Oxford
nlan of debate, authorizing the

ROBERT Q. LEWIS
... emcees Varsity Night
* * *
the Rainbow," and "Old McDon-
ald."
Announcing a "practical sell-
out" yesterday, Don Lewis, student
business manager of the Univer-
sity Bands, said that the few re-

The University Marching Band
will lock horns with the Ohio State
Band tomorrow afternoon in the
second annual "Battle of the
Bands."
The famed "Battle" began last
year when University students, in-
censed by an article appearing in
Life Magazine which cast dispar-
aging remarks on the Wolverine
band, began a spontaneous cam-

students and organizations all over
campus.
Before the avalanche of
"Bandwagon" contributions had
been halted, $2,157 had been
collected and the band was on
its way to Columbus for the
gridiron clash with the Buck-
eye band.
After the game, newsmen called
44-.. "Raffia of ,flip n.n~d-vA, na ri w-

the spirit of 1776, a circus band,
a Dixieland band and the Sousa
band.
The Wolverine band will an-
swer the challenge with a three-
ring circus. Opening with a "pa-
rade of the artists," University
twirlers, tumblers, and trampo-
line artists will be in action in-
side the rings.
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