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VOL. LXI, No. 157

ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, WEDNESDAY, MAY 16, 1951

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Bradley Hits
MacArthur's
War Policy
Threat of Global
Strife Too Great
WASHINGTON - (A') - Gen.
Omar N. Bradley opened fire on
Gen. Douglas MacArthur's Korean
War plans yesterday but he re-
fused to tell Senators anything
that was said at the first White
House meeting on the MacArthur
ouster.
The chairman of the Joint
Chiefs of Staff declared MacAr-
thur's war proposals "would in-
volve us in the wrong war, at the
wrong place, at the wrong time
and with the wrong enemy."
WITH THIS sweeping declara-
tion, Bradley rejected the MacAr-
thur program for stronger mea-
sures against Red China. He also
said such a move would "increase
the risk of global war" at a time
when the United States is not
ready for a showdown with Rus-
sia.
Then Bradley lined up with
Secretary of Defense Marshall
in holding out hope the Chinese
Reds can be forced into peace
terms in Korea without spread-
ing operations beyond t h a t
country.'
"We think," he said, "that if we
can punish the Chinese severely
enough in Korea then we will be
in a position, and they will be
in an attitude, where some kind
of an arrangement may be reached
and a settlement made."
* * *
IN THE MIDST of this terri-
tory, the Senate Armed Services
and Foreign Relations Commit-
tees' hearing into Asia policy and
the MacArthur firing was thrown
into sharp dispute when Bradley
refused to tell what was said at
the meeting on April 6-five days
before the general officially was
fired.
The r e f u s a 1 immediately
brought talk of possible con-
tempt action to test Bradley's
right to refuse but there was
no real indication such action
would be taken.
"If I have to publicize my rec.
ommendations and my discus-
sions," Bradley said, "my value as
a (presidential) adviser has been
ruined."
Reaction to
Wheat Petition
'Encouraging'
The turnout for the Wheat-for-
India petitions which were circu-
lated on the campus yesterday for
the first time, was termed "very
encouraging" by Julie Crossman,
'52, local UNESCO president.
"Considering it was the first day,
the interest shown by students who
came into the Lane Hall Wheat-
for-India office was wonderful.
We're circulating 40 to Pan Hel,
110 to SL and 60 to IFC in hopes
that our good luck will continue."
* * *
THE WHEAT-FOR-INDIA peti-
tion was drawn up by SL, SRA and
the local UNESCO chapter as a re-
sult of a recent trek to Washington
made by SRA members. After pre-
senting their token gift of wheat
and money to Mme. Pandit, India's
ambassador, they decided to ini-
tiate a petition urging Congress to
pass the currently pending Wheat-

for-India bill.
"And if this enthusiastic re-
sponse continues, it won't take
long for us to reach our 5000-
name goal. We've also sent this
l., petition and the local UNESCO
chapter's bulletin concerning In-
dia to about 40 colleges in hopes
they'll join us."
The Wheat-for-India petition
and the local UNESCO chapter's
bulletin can be picked up from 9
a.m. to 10 p.m. today through Fri-
day in the Lane Hall Wheat-for-
India office.
"They should be turned in not
later than 9 a.m. Monday. We feel
the sooner they reach Washington,
the better,"' Miss Crossman said.
Reverend Lemon
Resigns as Pastor
Rev. William P. Lemon, pastor

Niehuss Hopeful,
AboutJ'U'Budget
'Not Too Satisfied' with House Bill
But Believes Senate Won't Slash It
By CAL SAMRA
LANSING-University vice-president Marvin L. Niehuss admitted
yesterday that he was "not too satisfied" with the $14,845,000 Univer-
sity budget voted by the House last Friday, but expressed optimism
that the bill would not be slashed by the Senate.
Niehuss, who has been traveling back and forth between Ann
Arbor and Lansing to consult with State legislators, indicated that
the proposed budget, now before the Senate, would require the Uni-
Oversity to operate by $600,000 to

Generation on Sale

Enemy Troops Strike
Two Blows at UN Line
Big Red Push Immineni

* * *

Five Tamed
To Posts on
Mens' Judic
Five men were appointed to
Men's Judiciary Council yesterday
by the Student Legislature Cabi-
net.
They are Joel Biller, '53L; Ed
Reifel, '51; John Merow, '52E;
William McIntyre, '52; and Stan
Weinberger, '52.
Weinberger will serve for a se-
mester and the others will remain
for a complete year.
* * *
MEN'S JUDICIARY, the judi-
cial wing of the student govern-
ment, handles such things as elec-
tion disputes and student disci-
pline.
Biller, a 22 year old transfer
student from the University of
Wisconsin, is from Milwaukee.
While at Wisconsin he served on
the Student Board.
Reifel, 21 year old former vice-
president of SL, is a member of
Michigauma, Sphinx and Phi Del-
ta Theta fraternity. He is from
Ann Arbor.
MEROW, A 21 YEAR OLD civil
engineering student, is from Lit-
tle Valley, N. Y. He is a member
of the Engineering Honor Council,
president of t h e Engineering
Council, president o Kappa Sigma
fraternity and belongs to Tau
Beta Pi and Chi Epsilon.
Weinberger is a 20 year old
native of Troy, Ohio. He is
sports editor of the Michiganen.
sian, a member of the executive
committee of the Phoenix Proj-
ect and belongs to Zeta Beta
Tau fraternity.
McIntyre is a,20 year old poli-
tical science major from Detroit.
He served on the SL for a year
and was a member-at-large. He
is president of Phi Gamma Delta
fraternity.
Committee on
DP's Named
Sondra Diamond, '53, has been
selected as chairman for next
year's Campus Displaced Persons
Committee, the Student Legisla-
ture interviewing b o a r d an-
nounced yesterday.
Other members named to the
committee are Ronald Hiss, '54,
Ruth Strauss, '54, Vonda Genda,
'54, Milos Jilich, Margaret Good-
win, '55, Robert Skye, Marjorie
Heberle, '54 and Robert Buchanan,
'54. A tenth member, the Student
Religious Association representa-
tive, will be nameti soon by the
SRA council.

$800,000 under the current operat-
ing level.
THE ADMINISTRATOR denied
that other University offiicals
have agreed to accept the figure.
"They have acquiesced," he said,
but certainly aren't too content."
Niehuss returned to Ann Ar-
bor last night after what he
described as a "relatively quiet"
meeting of the Legislature. He
estimated that the appropria-
tions bill would probably come
before the bill-flooded Senate
for final passage either the lat-
ter part of this week or early
next week.
The busy upper house, which
adjourns May 25, must, under the
rules, deal with all bills other than
appropriations before the end of
this week. A conference commit-
tee session will probably be set for
next Wednesday to iron out any
differences between t h e t w o
houses.
HERETOFORE, the wrangling
over University appropriations
had followed the usual course,
shuttling back and forth between
University officials, the State's
Budget Bureau, Gov. Williams and
the House.
Earlier, the Board of Regents
proposed a $16,200,000 State
grant. After careful delibera-
tion and on their own accord,
the Regents then slashed their
request down to $15,200,000 as
the absolute minimum under
which the University could op-
erate next year.
Simultaneously, t h e State's
Bureau recommended $13,700,000
for the University, a figure which
was far below the Regents' re-
quest.
ADMINISTRATION officials
immediately warned that the Bu-
reau's figure would force a cut-
back of nearly 300 members off
the University's faculty.
Subsequently, Gov. Williams
reversed his stand and recom-
mended a $1,000,000 increase ini
U n i v e r s i t y appropriations,
bringing the proposed Univer-
sity budget to $14,700,000.
The bill then went to the House,
and last Friday that body included
an appropriation of $14,845,000,
a figure which topped Williams'
proposal by $145,000 but fell short
of the Regents' final request by
$355,000.
SL Chairmanships
To Be Announced
A recognition dinner to announce
committee chairmanships and per-
sonnel will precede the regular SL
meeting scheduled for 7:30 p.m.
today in the Union.
The agenda for the meeting will
include reports on the India wheat
campaign, calendaring and refer-
enda results.

GERERD MEETS HORTENSE-After days of correspondence
through Daily classified ads, Horte'nse and Gererd have met at
last and are on their way to a secluded bench on the diag to dis-
cuss the art and stories in the new Generation, which is on sale
today. The new issue of Generation, the largest ever published,
will contain nearly 100 pages and' will feature full page repro-
ductions of unusual and interesting art works.
Medical School Faculty
Pays Honour to LibrarianM

By DONNA HENDLEMAN
A $1500 check and a big bouquet
of roses were presented to Sue!
Biethan, retiring chief medical 11-
brarian, yesterday by members of,
the Medical School faculty.
The gifts came from 97 doctors
in recognition and appreciation of
34 years of service in the Univer-
sity medical library.
DR. CARL WELLER of the
pathology department, made the,
presentation at a meeting of the
medical faculty. Miss Biethan,
overwhelmed by the occurrance,
could only say, "I'm very happy
New Groups
Honored by
Sphinx, Vulcan
The Sphinx, who took in 27 new
members yesterday, will turn the
spotlight to the Vulcans today ps
they begin their spring tappings.
Sphinx ...
Into the temple, where gathers
the Court, came neophyte slaves
to the Great Court of Sphinx.
Here they learned of many
things.
Here they learned to dedicate
themselves to Michigan, and to'
the Pharoah.
So came . . . Jack Gallon, Al
Connable, Sid Kripke, Tom Ran-
kin, John Davies, Wally Jefferies,
Dave Brown, Jerry Harrington,
Frank Howell, Dick Demmer, How-
ard Willens, Lowell LeClair.
RemusaBoila, Doug Lawrence,
Wally Pearson, Pete Thorpe, John
Matchefts, Dave Tinkham, Laur-
ence LeClair, Roger Zatkoff, Low-
ell Perry, Wes Bradford, Paul
Geyer, John McKennell, Cal Sam-
ra, Van Bruner and Crawford
Young.
** *
Vulcans * * *
Mighty Vulcan, holding court in
his forge, Mt. Aetna, set embit-
tered at man's misuse of his be-
loved fire. Then came to him his
faithful followers, saying, "Mighty
Vulcan, hear these candidates for
admission to our sacred order .. "
Britain's Policy
Defended by Jebb,

that the faculty remembered me.
I appreciate it very much."
Medical School members have
lauded Miss Biethan for her help-
ful service in the library. "Miss
Biethan has given fine support
and devoted service to the Medi-
cal School during her long tenure
as librarian," Dean AlbertbC. Fur-
stenberg said, "and has been an
invaluable aid to the facultywhen
they were engaged in research
projects."
Miss Biethan has been re-
nown for her knowledge of the
library material. "Because of
her competance and interest she
always knew where to look for
the important data and litera-
ture which is stored in the li-
brary," Dean Furstenberg re-
marked.
With her long years of library
service over in Ann Arbor, Miss
Biethan plans to begin soon a
year-long tour of the West. While
on the trip she will choose a spot
to settle down after the journey.
House Group
OKs Gas Hike
WASHINGTON -- (R') - Pros-
pective tax increases mounted
above $6,500,000,000 yesterday as
the House Ways and Means Com-
mittee voted to raise the federal
levy on gasoline from 1 1/ to 2
cents a gallon.
The half-cent increase is ex-
pected to bring in an additional
$210,000,000 annually, if approved
by House ,and Senate. The Trea-
sury has asked that the rate be
raised to 3 cents.
Band Trials Today
University Marching band try-
outs will be held between 4:15 and
5:45 p.m. today at S. Ferry Field.
All male musicians are eligible
for the band.

Mobilization
Chiefs Ask
More Power
Opposition Firm
Maybank Warns
WASHINGTON-(A)- The na-
tion's mobilization chiefs all called
with one voice yesterday for team-
work under tighter rules of law
to do a defense job that will get
tougher before it gets easier.
Economic Stabilizer Eric John-
ston, testifying before the Senate
Banking Committee, said, "We
simply cannot mount the defense
effort we need" without a sta-
bilized economy and tight curbs
on inflation. He said extension
and broadening of the Defense
Production Act is essential.
* * *
AFTER A DAY of hearings on
the proposal to extend and broad-
en the Defense Production Act,
Chairman Maybank (D-S.C.) of
the Senate Banking Committee
told Price Stabilizer Michael V.
Di Salle: N
"I want to warn the Adminis-
tration it is going to be very,
very hard to get any bill passed
at all. I don't know if there is
going to be any extension."
Di Salle came back with the
statement that he has "more con-
fidence in the sense of responsi-
bility of Congress than. to think
they would not pass" the exten-
sion for the emergency law, now
due to expire June 30.
DEFENSE MOBILIZER Charles
E. Wilson said that his job is pro-
ceeding faster than he expected
and the need for curbs may taper
off a year from now "if we have
some unity."
According to Secretary of Com-
merce Charles Sawyer, it will be
"disastrous" if the Production Act,
due to expire June 30, is not ex-
tended.
World News
Roundup
By The Associated Press
LONDON-The United States
asked Britain yesterday to support
a move to bring Greece and Tur-
key into the North Atlantic Pact
as full members, informed sources
said.
s''".* -* '~
WASHINGTON-The Atomic
Energy Commission announced
yesterday the start of a new
program to determine the feasi-
bility of private firms producing
atomic power for industry and
cities.
* * *
BALTIMORE - Felix Robert
Mendelssohn, concert cellist and
great grand nephew of the famous

Road Center
Abandoned
STo Chinese

REDS STRIKE-The Commun-
ists yesterday crossed two rivers
at (B) and (C), as a new drive
seemed imminent. At (A), UN
forces probed Communist lines
without drawing major resist-.
ance.
DSR Votes
To Go Into
U.S. Court
DETROIT ---)F) - The Detroit'
Department of Street Railways
(DSR) Commission voted yester-
day to go into Circuit Court in an
effort to get its strikebound buses
and street cars running again.
They have been idle since 3,700
AFL operators walked out in a
wage dispute 25 days ago.
* * * *
AT THE same time, the attorney
for the strikers suggested an ap-
peal to the White House asking
President Truman to have the
army take over the transportation
system.
Although there is not prece-
dent for such action, Attorney
Edward M. Barnard proposed
that it might be a means of
breaking the deadlock over.
Michigan's Hutchinson Avt.
The act forbids strikes by public
utilities workers, and all but a
few of the operators were fired
when mayor Albert E. Cobo in-
voked it shortly after the strike
began.
COBO INSISTS the strikers can
return to work only as probation-
ary employes-forfeiting pay rais-
es for a year and losing seniority-
under terms of the act.
Union leaders have said flatly
they will not settle that way.
The court injunction proposed
would restrain the strikers, mem-
bers of Division 26 of the Street
Car and Bus Operators Union,
from interfering with the equip-
ment or property of. the system,
which is city owned.
However, the union is keeping
picket lines at all terminals in
case such a move should be made.
SRA Of icers

Allies Withdraw
East of Chunchon
TOKYO - () - Chinese and
North Korean Communist troops
hurdled two river defense barriers
in Central Korea yesterday, indi-
cating that the long-awaited Com
munist push might be imminent.,
The Reds crossed the Pukha
River southwest of Chunchon dur-
ing the night in undisclosed num-
bers. They moved under cover of
rain showers and low-hanging
clouds that shielded them from
Allied night fighters and bomb-
ers. They occupied high ground
just south of the river
The second Red movement was
across the Choyang River where
the Communists planted a bridge-
head several days ago in spite of
heavy Allied artillery fire. 4TIhis
column moved to a point 15 miles
due east of Chunchon and con-
tinued southward.
South Korean troops withdrew
from Inje, strategic road center
four miles north of the- 38th Par-
allel, under Communist pressure
Soon afterwards the Reds moved
into the town.
Field dispatches described the
new Red thrusts, as "heavy prob-
ing attacks." They were accom-
panied by the usual whistle and
bugle-blowing that mark the cus-
tomary Chinese attack.
AP correspondent Nate Polow-
etzky at U.S. Eighth Army Head-
quarters said the Chinese struck
at Allied positions east of Chun-
chon at 1:30 a.m. They laid down
raking rifle and automatic weap-
ons fire until United Nations forces
withdrew.
Then Allied big guns roared and
dispersed the Red attackers with
heavy losses forty minutes after
the fight began.
South Korean patrols operating
about 15 miles northwest of Seoul
drew fire from Chinese forces con-
centrated near Munsan.
In the Uijongbu sector, 11 miles
north of the old Korean capital,
two UN tank-infantry patrols
probed without drawing major re-
sistance.
Miehigamua
Stalks Campus
For Palefaces
When out from the paleface
wigwam
From behind the staring moon-
face
Came the slow and solemn ' five
booms
Telling that the evening spirit
Wanders over the woods and
meadows,
Lights the campfires of the
.heavens,
Then the Michigamua warriors
In their feathers and their war-
paint
Soon will gather 'round the oak
tree
'Round the oak tree called the
Tappan
There to greet the trembling pale-
faces.
Manyein number wait the bidding
Of the loud rejoicing redskins
For before they take the long trail
To the home of Michigamua
Many trails and many tortures
First must prove their strength
and courage
Ere the redman bids them wel-
come,
Ere he calls each paleface
"Indian,"
Ere the peace pipe smoke, goes
skyward.
AA Youth Pleads
Guilty of Assault

DEBATE ON KOREA:'
UNESCO To Hold Mock
Security Council Forum

composer, fel
while givinga
Cadoa Hall.
MILAN, Italy
quake shook the
Italy shortly be
night. Terrorc
but there were
ualties. In Brea
ports of some do

dead yesterday
a concert at the Election of the Student Reli-
gious Association officers for the
1951-52 term was made last night
Y-A violent earth- at the annual spring meeting.
e northern part of Ann Cotton, '52, was chosen
efore midnight last president; Bob Hartman, '52, vice
caused some panic, president; Elsie Parker, '54, secre-
no reports of cas- tary'; Pachianathan Swaminathan
%cia there were re- Balasubramanian, '51 Ph, mem-
amage to buildings. ber-at-large.
Ratings Completed

By ALICE BOGDONOFF
Tables will be turned tonight
when Communist China brands
the United States an aggressor in
a rough-and-tumble session of
the "Security Council."
"Red China" will make things
uncomfortable for the session's
moderator, "Warren R. Austin,"
at UNESCO's mock Security
Council meeting at 7:30 p.m. to-
day in Rm. 130 of the Business
Administration Building.
"REPRESENTATIVES" of the
Big Five and non-permanent
members of the Security Council

claim that "as we recognize the
USSR as a member of the United
Nations there is no reason why we
should not recognize the lawful
government of the Chinese peo-
ple."
* * *
OTHER FOREIGN students
will speak for their own countries
at UNESCO's "Lake Success."
English student Jim Brown, Grad.,
will have no difficulty perfecting
Sir Gladwyn Jebb's dignified Bri-
tish accent. Brazil will also have
a "genuine" representative as
Prof. Finao Mathias, a visiting

RANK TEACHERS HIGH:
Student-Faculty

Literary college faculty mem-
bers received better than passing
grades but the courses they teach
barely squeaked by in the final
tabulation of last spring's student-
faculty evaluations.
The faculty's triumph over the
curriculum was revealed by Dean
ravwar Kenistnn of the Cnleze

I

ulty but that the individual
members do not spend enough
time on their courses.
Breaking down the overall re-
sults, Dean Keniston said that the
category in which the faculty re-
ceived the highest mark was item
10 on the sheet: "general ap-

most courses fared worse than
the faculty. History was rated
far above most other courses. In
the humanities, Latin, made the
best showing and philosophy
rated the lowest. , Geography
consistently turned up at the
bottom of the rating list in both

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