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Latest Deadline in the State


Puerto Rican
Rebels Lose
Two Towns
Gov. Says Reds
Aided Conspiracy
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico-(P)-
National Guard troops smashed
yesterday at violently anti-United
States Nationalist rebels and drove
them out of two of their strong-
holds with planes and tanks.
Governor Luis Munoz Marin,
describing the rebellion which
spread fire and death through' 10
Puerto Rican centers as a "con-
spiracy against democracy, help-
ed by the Communists," said
the whole insurrection movement
would be quelled in a day or two.
armed with machineguns, bazoo-
kas and tanks,srecaptured Jayu-
ya, 50 miles southwest of San
Juan, and the neighboring town of
Utuado. Fighter plans strafed the
The rebels had seized control of
the two towns Monday after bomb-
ing police stations, killing some
policemen and setting many fires.
A police recount of casualties
said 32 persons had been killed
and 35 wounded in the rebellion.
The dead included 21 National-
ists, nine policemen, and one
National Guardsman.
By afternoon, guardsmen were
patroling the two towns, with the
last pockets of resistance appar-
ently wiped out. Jayuya looked as
though an earthquake had struck
it, with several blocks destroyed
and most of the other buildings in
the town of 1,500 charred by fire.
CONTINUED scattered reports
of shootings in San Juan and other
parts of this United States island
territory of 2,149,000 persons in
the Caribbean made it difficult to
estimate the total casualties since
the uprising started Monday
Munoz said yesterday that the
revolt was definitely connected
with, and probably sparked by,
the island's worst prison break
Saturday, when 111 inmates es-
caped from Rio Piedras Prison
10 miles from San Juan
Earlier government statements
had said there was no connection
between the revolt and the prison
But it was noted that part of
the success of the surprise Na-
tionalist outburst was due to the
fact that police were busy trying
to round up the fugitives.
Defense Plans
Postponed by
French Fears
'Ike's' Appointment
Delayed by Deadlock
WASHINGTON -(p)- France's
old dread of German power last
night led North Atlantic Defense
Ministers to postpone a decision
on a combined army under a su-
preme commander to defend West-
ern Europe against Communism.
Deadlocked on the issue of what
Germany's role shall be in the
historic new defense force, the de-
fense ministers of 12 North At-
lantic Pact nations threw up their

hands temporarily.
THEY REFERRED the matter
to other North Atlantic treaty or-
ganizations, hoping for- a quick
The action spelled delay for
the widely expected appoint-
ment of Gen. Dwight D. Eisen-
hower to the supreme command
The deadlock arose over French,
insistence that Germans be ased
in the mutual defense force in
only small units and under swep-
ing safeguards involving long Steps
toward federation of Europe.
what American officials consider
a more realistic plan under pres-
ent circumstances. It called for
German units as large as divisions,t
and lacked the French idea of a
supra-national assembly with .ow-
ers over a combined Europeanj

SL Budget Error
Sets OffInquiry
Misuse of 'U' of Philippines Fund
Leads to New Financial System
(EDITOR'S NOTE This is the second of two interpretative articles dealing
with the finances of the Student Legislature during the past two years.).
The Student Legislature's fumbling of the University of the Phil-
ippines Fund Drive to the tune of $1,078, described in yesterday's Daily
was not the only failure of student-donated funds to reach their Phil-
ippines' destination.
Even before the SL took over the drive in 1948, possibly $3,500,
raised through benefit shows and voluntary contributions never arriv-
ed at the Philippines.
* * * *
The Philippine Fund was started in 1946, when a group of students
suggested that the University adopt some foreign school as its "little
The suggestion was acceptable to the campus, and the Univer-
sity of the Philippines was seized upon as the most desirable
During the war, the Philippines institution, located in Manila, was
tragically destroyed.
THE ORIGINAL PLAN was to collect $50,000 from University
students over a period of years to help the Philippines back on its
The 1946 fund drive netted about $2,500. Books and periodical
subscriptions were bought and sent to the Philippines through
a charity dispensing organization in New York City.
The University received a plaque from Manila recognizing the
arrival of these items and thanking the students for their contribu-
THE $3,500 RAISED in 1947 was used to buy penicillin and other
sorely needed medical supplies. These supplies were duly shipped
to the New York charity organization.
The University of the Philippines sent no acknowledgement of
receipt; the New York organization sent no financial statement or
other proof of shipment, even after the University had repeatedly
requested them to do so.
« « * «
THUS, QUITE MYSTERIOUSLY, several thousand dollars worth
of medical supplies, paid for by the student body, never reached their
Philippine destination.
That is how things stood when the SL took over, raised $1,-
078 for the Fund, forgot about the Philippines and spent the
money. Now, two years later, the SL has finally paid off the debt
out of its Homecoming Dance profits.
With little done since 1948 in the way of raising more money
for the Philippine institution and with future plans for fund drives
non-existent, here the situation stands: $7,000 raised, $3,500 delivered,
and the $50,000 goal a faded illusion.
* * * * e
MEANWHILE, SL TREASURER Len Wilcox, '52, has introduced
a completely new financial system, to guarantee that the SL is never
again placed in such an embarrassing situation as the Philippine Fund
Drive foul-up placed it.
The new system includes:
1. An itemized budget for all prospective revenues for the year
incluled and all expected committee and other expenses totaled.
The budget, which was mimeographed and distributed to individ-
ual SL members, is the result of a month's consideration on the
part of Wilcox, Deans Erich A. Walter and Walter B. Re and the
SL cabinet. An additional four weeks was spent by the Legislature
itself studying the budget before final approval was given.
Previously, the treasurer merely gave an oral report to the SL,
and the Legislature proceeded to make and spend money solely on the
strength of the treasurer's recommendations.
2. Wilcox retains in his plan a rule previously observed which
makes approvalby the entire SL necessary for any expenditure of
$10 or more.
3. He adds the stipulation, however, that any expenditure, no mat-
ter how small, must be first approved by the chairman of the commit-
tee concerned and then by the treasurer before it can be made. /
4. Further, Wilcox plans to do his own bookkeeping, as a compli-
mentary effort to the official SL accounting which is done by the
Office of Student Affairs. In this way, Wilcox expects to be thor-
oughly acquainted with SL finances during the year.
* * *
THE PRESENT BUDGET, which was cut to the bone to enable
the SL to make up as much of the $1,523 deficit from last year as
possible, calls for expenditures of $2,021. Total income is calculated
at $3,202. Such a budget, if carried out completely, would leave the
SL with a deficit of $358 at the end of the academic year.
However, the unexepected success of the Homecoming Dance, the
financial solvency of Tug Week and the current success
of the SL's Cinema Guild should enable the Legislature to wipe out
its deficit completely and put it on a sound financial footing.

Yank Drive altedReds

Spain May
Get Limited
UN Voice
Special Political Committee voted
yesterdaytogive a measure of
United Nations membership to
Pranco Spain.
Rejecting Soviet charges that
the move was in line with United
States military designs on Spain,
the committee approved a Latin
American reolution a 119 w i n g
Spain to belong to such special
UN agencies as the World Health
THE ROLL CALL vote was 37 in
favor, 10 against and 12 absten-
The resolution which now goes
to the General Assembly where
it is assured a two-thirds ma-
jority, also rescinds the 1946 UN
recommendation that all mem-
ber countries withdraw their top
ambassadors from Madrid.
Senator John J. Sparkman (D-
Ala), United States delegate, em-
phasized in supporting the reso-
lution yesterday that the United
States backing "does not consti-
tute any approval of the policies
or practices of the Spanish gov-
HE DENIED Soviet charges that
the United States has a "secret
military alliance with Spain," as-
serting that the accusations "were
exposed in 1949 as the fabrications
which they are."
Joining the Soviet bloc against
the resolution were Guatemala, Is-
rael, Mexico, Uruguay and Yugo-
" x
Austin Fights
To Retain Lie
NEW YORK-(P)-Warren R.
Austin fought yesterday to extend
Secretary-General Trygve Lie's
term for three years as a sign of
UN unity against aggression.
Andrei Y. Vishinsky countered
with a denunciation ofdLie as an
American "stooge" and declared
the Soviet Union would not recog-
nize Lie nor deal with him if he
is maintained in office.
The fight took place in the 60-
nation General Assembly. Lie, who
usually sits onthe rostrum during
sessions, left his seat when the
debate began. He spent the- re-
mainder of the day at his home.
United States Delegate Austin
told the Assembly that Lie was ve-
toed in the Security Council by the
Russians to punish him for carry-
ing out the Security Council's de-
cision to resist aggression in Ko-
World News
By The Associated Press
WASHINGTON - The govern-
ment is opening a narrow gate to
let some former members of to-
talitarian parties abroad enter the
United States temporarily.
Attorney General McGrath held
that persons who were virtually
required to join in such groups and
were not active in them may come
through the barriers raised by the
new anti-subversives law.
* * *
LONDON - A British airliner
crashed into a pile of pipe beyond

the end of a runway and exploded
at fog-shrouded London airport
last night, killing 28 of the 30 per-
sons aboard. A man and woman
were found alive in the wreckage.
NEW YORK-Jacob A. Malik
said yesterday that Russia has
reached no agreement with the
United States on procedure to
be followed in negotiating a Jap-
anese peace treaty.
: * * -
NEW YORK--John Boettiger,
the late President Roosevelt's for-
mer son-in-law, killed himself yes-
terday in a seven-story leap from
his hotel room window. He suffer-
ed a nervous breakdown a week

-Dally-Carlyle Marshall
A WISTFUL GAZE TO THE FUTURE-Sophomore Jody Behrens, '53, and Judy Isenberg, '53, look at
senior and graduate pictures to be put in the 1951 Michiganensian. Sue Alderman, '54, stands in
the middle.

Chinese Reds,
Claim Tibet
By The Associated Press
NEW DELHI, India-Commu-
nist China informed the Indian
government that the Red invasion
of Tibet was a Chinese domestic
affair and of no concern to other
nations, an Indian spokesman said
China's answer to the Indian
protest was handed to Sardar Pan-
nikar, Indian ambassador in Peip-
ing yesterday, the spokesman add-
FULL DETAILS of the Chinese
note have not been disclosed as yet.
An Indian government spokes-
man refused to reveal the con-
tents of the Chinese reply.
The Chinese note held that Ti-
bet is an integral part of China
and notan independent state as
argued by most of the world.
The note brought back recol-
lections that China had previous-
ly claimed that the invasion of
Tibet is as justifiable as the inter-
vention by India in Hyderabad
affairs in 1948.
THE COMMUNIST answer came
just as the Red troops were re-
ported to be moving through se-
vere snowstorms and over dan-
gerous mountain roads toward the
Tibetan capital at Lhasa.
According to reports from
Gangtok, capital of the tiny
Indian border buffer state of
Sikkim, the Red march is being
made at a time when severe
winter conditions already exist.
The invaders are believed to be
within 200 miles of Lhasa, with
about 10 more days of marching
ahead of them before they reach
their objective.
The Communists are not only
meeting scant resistance, reports
said, but are receiving aid from
a number of exiled Tibetan nobles
who found sanctuary in China
and who hope to regain their old

Friday Set As Deadline
For Photo Appointments

Friday is the last day seniors
and graduates may make picture
appointments, according to Bill
Osterman, 'Ensian sales manager.
"This doesn't mean we will stop
sittings after Friday," Osterman
explained. "The photographers will
remain so long as there are sit-
Slosson Calls
For Assenbly
A new international constitu-
tion should be proposed by the
United States if the Russian veto
continues to prevent effective
operation of the United Nations,
Prof. Preston Slosson told a meet-
ing of the United World Federal-
ists last night.
The UN has been able to act
against the aggression in Korea
only because of the lucky absence
of Russia from the Security Coun-
cil when the decision to intervene
was made, Prof. Slosson said. But
now the Russians are again ever-
present in the Council to block any
action unfavorable to them, he
SECRETARY of State Acheson's
plan to have the bulk of the UN's
business taken up in the General
Assembly is a necessity if the UN
is to accomplish anything toward
maintaining peace, but the weak-
nesses of the General Assembly
make this only a makeshift solu-
tion, he said. '
The equal representation of
all nations, large and small hav-
ing the same vote in the General
Assembly eliminates it from be-
ing considered as a permanent
source of international control,
Prof. Slosson emphasized.
Prof. Slosson declared that Rus-
sia would oppose any change of the
present UN structure and suggest-
ed that a new international fede-
ral charter be drawn up.

ters, but they won't accept any
new appointments after Friday.
* * *
THIS DATE will not be extend-
ed," Osterman said.
The photographers will take six
poses, two of which may be in
graduate caps and gowns. Music
will provide the proper atmo-
sphere. '
The senior section of the year-\
book will be devoted to senior
and graduate pictures, officers
of the various colleges and a
summary of the senior year.
The photo section will include
the name, degree and activities of
the student.
Students may make picture ap-
pointments by phoning 2-6482 or
by appearing at the 'Ensian office.
Report Shaw
(AP)-George Bernard Shaw was re-
ported weakening last night and
running a high fever.
A membef of the 94-year-old
playwright's staff said;
"He .is much weaker. We are
* * *
SHAW'S DOCTORS discouraged
visitors, but the American-born
Lady Astor was p.ermitted to sit
with him about an hour.
"He gave me such a lovely smile,
but he is very, very tired-much
weaker than when I last saw him
10 days ago," Lady Astor said.
The wiry old Irish wit broke his
left thigh in a fall while pruning
fruit trees in his garden Sept.' 10.
His fever is believed caused by a
kidney ailment. A similar ailment
bothered him a few days after his
accident and he underwent a min-
or operation for relief. He was re-
turned Oct. 4 from the hospital to
his home, Shaw Corners.

UN Troops
Still 3 2 Miles
From Border
Chinese Support
North Koreans
SEOUL- (R)-A lightning dash
by an American column up North
Korea's west coast to the Man-
churian border was halted last
night by a savage Red counter-
The Reds stopped an armored
column of the United States 24th
Division 32 miles short of its bor-
der objective and prevented. the
column from makingan intended
all-night advance. It planned' to
return to the attack today.
ON THE northeast coast of
Korea, where another American
column was within 51 miles of the
border, Maj. Gen. Edward M. Al-
mond said his 10th Army corps
would attack soon in strength to
determine just how many Chinese
Communist reinforcements stand
in the way.
The Red counterattack in the
northwest, which cost the enemy
100 casualties, was made north-
west of Chongju, captured Mon-
day by the British Common-
wealth 27th Brigade.
On the right flank of the United
States 24th Division, where one
South Korean division was cut to
pieces last week, there were fresh
reports today of Red activity. The
South Korean First Division beat
off the sixth strong Communist
counterattack in the past 48 hours
near Unsan. It is 37 miles north-
east of Chongju.
* *>*
A FIRST Division spokesman
said that 1,000 Reds on horseback
were reported moving south on a
road toward Unsan.
For the second night in a row,
enemy planes appeared over an
area to the immediate rear of
fighting in the northwest. No
bombs were dropped last night.
A few fell the night before. The-
Reds claimed in a communique
that the raiders wrecked vital
American planes were out in
force but ground support was
hampered by smoke rolling up
from fires set by artillery shells in
the wooded hills.
* * *
GEN. ALMOND disclosed that
at least one Chinese Red regiment
had marched to within 15 miles
of the important industrial center
of Hamhung on the east coast.
In the northwest the United
States First Cavalry Division
rushed up tanks and artillery t
bolster the hard-hit South Kor-
ean Sixth and Eighth Divisions.
The Reds recaptured Huichon,
railroad town 58 miles southeast
of the Communist provisional cap-
ital of Kanggye,
In the northeast the resurgence
of Red strength in a fight south
of the big Changjin reservoir fell
on the outnumbered 27th regiment
of the South Korean Third Divi'
Ghoulish Night
Hlighlighted by
'Usual' Pranks
Ann Arbor police reported "us-
ual" Hallowe'en vandalism last
night, as children of various sizes,
some with destructive tendencies,
sallied forth in search of some-

thing to do.
It was the hottest Hallowe'en in
history, the mercury soaring to a
record-breaking 80 degrees. The
heat apparently took much of the
enthusiasm out of the holiday re-
velers. None of the reported ruin
was of a very original nature,
mostly consisting of leaf fires, bar-
ricades, and assorted trash-can
* * *
A CHECK late last night on the
condition of t h e Engineering
Building archway failed to reveal
any evidences of attempted block-
ade. No piles of bricks were any-
where in the vicinity.
However, vandals managed to

Biology Text Ignores
Theory of Evolution


* * *

The "missing link" may remain
lost, as far as Seventh Da Advent-
ist youth are concerned.
Students in t h e Adventist
schools will find nothing in their
new biology text to indicate that
man ever descended from any-
thing, according to the announce-
ment of the book at the denomi-
nation's general conference in
Grand Rapids on Monday.
THE VOLUME, claimed to be
"scientific in every respect," will
be the only biology text in Ameri-
ca to give the Bible story of the
creation, according to Lowell R.
Rasmussen, associate secretary of
the General Education Department
of the church.
Prof. A. Franklin Shull, on re-

Laughton To Be Featured at Hill Tonight

--Daily-Bill Hampton
* * *
PROF. Leslie A. White, chair-
man of the anthropology depart-,
ment, upon hearing of the publi-
cation, termed it "odd, but under-
standable," and pointed out that
tl. c.- -il -- ~ rlitrs~e r

'Heavy' dramatic oratory, and
sharp humor will be the keynotes
at "An Evening With Charles
Laughton," to be heard at 8:30
p.m. today in Hill Auditorium.
Laughton, himself, will contri-
bute the heaviest part of the even-
ing. Weighing in between 200 to
250 pounds, the husky actor will
deliver some of his most famous
readings for the benefit of -the

His dramatic training started af-
ter he had served a short term as
a private in the British Army in-
fantry. His father finally accepted
his acting ambition, and he duly
enrolled in the Royal Academy of
Dramatic Art in London on a
weekly budget of approximately 12
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