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VOL. LXI, No. 76

ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, TUESDAY, JANUARY 8, 1952

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TRUMAN AND CHURCHILL CONFEIR

Williams Backs U' Proposal
For Med, Library Buildings

By CAL SAMRA
The Williams' administration
has definitely committed itself to
support the University's plans to
build a $12,500,000 medical science
building and a $4,000,000 library
building.
Gov. G. Mennen Williams has
announced that he will recom-
mend that $250,000 be appropriat-
ed to the University to draw up
plans for a new medical building.
Iowa Cagers I
Stop Michigan
0 10 MW -46
Quintet,_54-46
By DICK SEWELL
Iowa's unbeaten Hawkeyes
nailed up win number nine here
last night with a 54-46 triumph
over Michigan.
With big Chuck Darling, Bob
Clifton and Herb Thomson ac-
counting for 46 points between
them, the Hawkeyes managed to
take an early lead and hold it
throughout the contest despite
several powerful bids by the Wol-
verines to engineer an upset.
s* *
DARLING, a 6' 8" pivot man,
poured 17 points through the nets
to lead both teams in the indi-
vidual scoring column. Clifton and
Thompson followed with 16 and 13
respectively.
The McCoymen shared scor-
ing more evenly. Milt Mead and
Captain Jim Skala hit the
Y double figures with 12 and 10
counters. Eight other Wolverine
cagers figured in the point-
making.
Clifton opened the evening's
scoring with a drive-in from the
right after only 15 seconds of
playing time, and the visitors
piled up a 7-0 headstart before
Doug Lawrence broke the ice with
a long, two-handed set shot.
MEAD AND SKALA began to
find the mark in the second quar-
ter and the Maize and Blue pulled
to within 26-24 at halftime.
It was the third period which
spelled defeat for Michigan.
With the Hawkeye's big three
banging home shots from all
over the floor the Wolverines
dropped nine points behind as
the quarter siren sounded, 46-
37.
(Continued on Page 3)

He also said that he will ask the
state legislature this week to ap-
propriate $1,310,000 so that con-
struction of a new library building
could be begun.
* * *
HOWEVER, the governor's rec-
ommendation for the University's
1952-53 operating budget-$17,-
150,050-fell short of President
Harlan Hatcher's request of $18,-
575,000 by more than a million
dollars.
Though University officials
declined to comment yesterday
on the governor's operating bud.
get proposal, they were pleased
that the state administration
was backing thdir plans for the
newmedical and library build-
ings.
The proposed medical building,
which will be located north of the
Kresge Medical Research Building
now under construction, is part of
a long-range plan to concentrate
all medical buildings in the Hospi-
tal area.
* * *
TAKEN AS a whole, Gov. Wil-
liams' recommendation for con-
struction and overhauling was
also considerably less than re-
quested by the University. The
governor proposed a grand total
of $3,988,203 while the University
requested $5,385,000.
Williams recommended $1,-
308,403 for completion of the
Angell Hall addition and $726,--
800 for completion of the out-
patient clinic. On this score,
the governor and University of-
ficials saw eye to eye.
He also concurred with their
request for $68,000 to draw up
plans for expansion of the heating
plant, a project which would even-
tually entail a cost of $750,000.
THOUGH THE University re-
quested $750,000 for the rehabili-
tation of University Hospital, Wil-
liams recommended only $325,000.
The governor shattered some
of the other aspirations of Uni-
versity officials by totally dis-
regarding a $520,000 request for
the overhauling of the Natural
Science and Architecture Build-
ings.
Moreover, he disregarded a re-
quest for funds to provide a class-
room wing and library addition to
t h e Kresge Medical Research
Building. The University's plans
to build a $250,000 fire station also
received a jolt, but it was padded
by the fact that it was the third
time that the State administration
had turned thumbs down on the
project.
The final fate of Williams' bud-
getary recommendations for the
University lies in the hands of the
state legislature, which also has
an estimated deficit of $50,000,000
facing it.
French Coalition
Cabinet Resigns

WASHINGTON-(0P)-Pesidenti
Truman and British Prime Min-
ister Churchill yesterday reviewed
the West's grand strategy for
countering international Com-
munism in a second formal White
House meeting.
A "top secret" label was clamp-
ed on the specific problems dis-
cussed during the 90-minute af-
ternoon session. Aides reported no
decisions were reached. But there
was good reason to believe the two
leaders and their military aides
talked over:
1. A COMPROMISE plan for
settling British-American argu-
ments over appointment of a
United States admiral to head the
Atlantic, Pact naval forces. The
U.S. was reported about ready to
give in on this issue.
2. Britain's campaign to get
the U.S. and other western ar-
mies to use the new British .280
rifle as standard equipment,
Britain reportedly was willing
to give up its efforts in this
field.
3. Britain's desire for an ex-
change of top secret atomic in-
formation with the United States.
THE AFTERNOON meeting, the
second formal White House con-
ference between the President and
Churchill, concentrated mainly on
urgent western European defense
issues.
A terse White House state-
ment said only that "several
military matters were present-
ed and received consideration,"
and that talks would resume to-
day at 11 a.m.
Before the late afternoon ses-
sion started, Secretary of State
Acheson conferred with British
foreign secretary Anthony Eden
for 50 minutes at the State De-
partment to discuss German and
western European problems.
THE STATE Department pro-
vided no details on this unsched-
uled meeting.
The second Truman-Chur-
chill meeting followed a morn-
ing session at which the - two
English-speaking leaders tack-
led the critical raw materials
shortage.
They also were reported to have
agreed tentatively then on a need
for streamlining the executive
machinery which guides the 12-
nation North Atlantic Treaty Or-
ganization (NATO).
Churchill, sporting his gold-
topped cane, and the President,
dressed in a gray double-breasted
suit, talked for one hour and 40
minutes in their initial formal
meeting in the White House cabi-
net room.
Lodge To Speak at
Union February 16
Sen. Henry C. Lodge, jr. (R-
Mass.), one of the foremost sup-
porters of the 'Ike-for-president
movement, will speak at a Lincoln
Day dinner February 16 in the
Union.
The dinner, to be sponsored by
the Young Republicans and three
civil Republican organizations, will
serve as the kick-off event in the
local 1952 fund-raising drive for
the Republican election campaign.

Talks Segen
Dead locked;
RedsBalk
By The Associated Press
Russia's Andrei Vishinsky told
the United Nations yesterday that
Korean armistice negotiations had
been "floundering" for six months
and were "deadlocked."
There was growing feeling in
some quarters here that if the
Korean negotiations did not
achieve positive results in a short
time, say two or three weeks, the
UN command might have to re-
sume active military operations.
Vishinsky urged that a special
meeting of the Security Council
try to lift the talks out of the
stalemate and help the negotia-
tors along.
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IN MUNSAN, the Communists,
in weird stalling tactics at the
Korean armistice talks yesterday,
"acted like schoolgirls who had a 1
secret and weren't telling their
friends," the UN command spokes-t
man declared.
Allied delegates at this for-
ward camp had no comment on
the connection between Vishin-
sky's move and the Communist
tactics at the truce talks, but it
appeared that the Red delegates
were making sure there would
be no progressswhile Vishinsky
made his pitch.
Meanwhile Allied infantrymen'
fought within grenade-throwing
distance of an important outpost
position on the western front yes-j
terday but the Reds forced them
back.
A. U.S. Eighth Army briefing
officer said the UN troops battled
into the 12th straight day today
for a small hill west of Korangpo.
They lost it Dec. 28.

Wil otCampagn.
To Get Nomination
PARIS-(-4)--Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower told the world yesterday
that if the Republican party convention asks him to run for President
of the United States he will give up his command here and enter
the race.
But the General said he would not quit his job to campaign for
the nomination.
* * * *
THE GENERAL'S statement was read to several score correspon-
dents in supreme headquarters, Allied powers in Europe (SHAPE) 22
hours after Sen. Lodge of Massachusetts had announced in Washing-
ton that Eisenhower was a Republican and that his name would be
entered in the March 11 primary in New Hampshire. Senator Lodge
is spearheading a campaign in the General's behalf.
*. *

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GENERAL DWIGHT EISENHOWER

Stassen Tells Campaign
Plans in Airport Interview

By CRAWFORD YOUNG
Special to The Daily
WASHINGTON NATIONAL!
AIRPORT - A tired man in a
rumpled brown suit told of the
tough campaign grind in prospect
for him for the Republican presi-
Ges N
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dential nomination in an im-
promptu interview at the deserted
air terminal here in the early pre-
dawn hours yesterday.
He was Harold E. Stassen, form-
erly governor of Minnesota, now
on leave as president of the Uni-
versity of Pennsylvania, and third
candidate to enter the race for
the GOP nomination, en route to
Chicago to huddle with midwest
campaign advisors.
* ?* *

World News
Roundup
By The Associated Press
WASHINGTON-Congress con-I
venes today for a session which
promises to be dominated by de-
fense problems and influenced
throughout its course by the ap-
proaching national elections.
LONDON-Capt. Kurt Carlsen
and his hurricane-shattered ship
plugged through Atlantic swells
at walking pace yesterday to
within 110 miles of safety.
Latest report from the little
convoy said the tug Turmoil had
towed the skipper and his listing
Flying Enterprise two thirds of
the way to the Cornish port of
Falmouth. (See picture, page 2)
SEPT ILES, Que. - A million-
dollar fire which raged in this
gateway to Canada's fabulous Un-
gava iron ore fields was reported
"under control" shortly before
midnight last night.

"IT TAKES A tremendous
Prof. Amos H. Hawley will as- amount of energy," the 44-year-
I sume the duties of chairman of old presidential aspirant declared,
the department of sociology be- describing his routine of speech-
ginning with the spring semester, writing, letter-writing, behind-
replacing Prof. Robert C. Angell, the-scenes maneuvering that mark
who headed the department for the early stages of the campaign.

eleven years.
The appointment which extends
for three and a half years was
approved by the Board of Regents
Dec. 22. Prof. Angell asked to be!
relieved from his position in order
to devote more time to teaching.
Prof. Hawley has been a mem-
ber of the faculty since 1941. He{
received his BA degree from the
University of Cincinnati in 1936,j
his MA from the University in
1938 and a PhD in philosophy
from the University in 1941. He
became an associate professor in]
1946.
In 1949 Prof. Hawley served as
senior consultant for the Office of1
Research Operations of the Unit-
ed States Army. !
The author of several books, he
also served as assistant dean of
students from 1922 to 1924.
Titles of his books include "Thei
Campus," "Study in Undergrad-
uate Adjustment," and "Integra-
tion of American Society."

But the glamour of a presi-
dential campaign was entirely
missing from this trip. Stassen
was slumped in a couch unre-
cognized beside dozing sailors
returning from weekend leaves.
Stassen announced his candi-
dacy Dec. 27, has since declared
his intention of entering the pres-
idential primaries in Minnesota,
Pennsylvania, Illinois and Ohio.
** *
FROM CHICAGO, Stassen said
he would go on- to Wisconsin to-
day or tomorrow to decide whether
to enter the Wisconsin primary,
then head back east to New Eng-
land for a decision on the New
Hampshire primary. Political ob-
servers are watching with curiosity
to see if Stassen will enter the
New Hampshire race against Gen-
eral Dwight D. Eisenhower.
He declined to comment on
whether he would return to
his post at Pennsylvania if he
failed in his quest for the nom-
ination. "This is an all-out
drive," he said.j
There has been considerable
speculation as to whether Stassen
would play for the number two

Local Men
Cheer :ike's
Declaration
By VIRGINIA VOSS
Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower's
announcement that he was avail-
able for the presidential race
found disfavor in most European
quarters yesterday, but Ann Arbor
political experts were generally
agreed that Europe's loss was defi-
nitely the Republican party's gain.
The faculty's most enthusiastic
comment on the long-discussed
move came from Prof. James K.
Pollock, chairman of the political
science department - "This is
wonderful news."
Recently returned from a two
weeks stay in Washington, Prof.
Pollock stated that he had expect-
ed Eisenhower's move for some
time. "I am exceedingly happy
that the general ha; seen fit to
make himself available for the
Presidency. He is just the man
to lead the country in this critical
juncture in world affairs," the
political scientist emphasized.
PROF. HAROLD M. Dorr,' also
of the political science department
s a w Eisenhower's momentous
statement as a move that would
"strengthen the progressive ele-
ments of the Republican party."
Prof. Dorr announced that he had
been afraid up to now that pros-
pective nominee Taft would fix
the character of the Republican
party for the next four years.
"Very good strategy," was
Prof. Samuel J. Eldersveld's
summary of the general's state-
ment. According to Prof. Eld-
ersveld, Eisenhower's decision to
stay out of pre-convention ac-
tivities and stick with his NATO
job in Europe will keep his pres-
tige at its present high, working
to the detriment of Taft.
Stating that Eisenhower has an
"excellent chance," Prof. Elders-
veld predicted that Taft will not
have more than a third of the
Republican convention's delegates
"sewed up" by July.
ON THE student side, the cam-
pus' leading "Ike" backer, Dave
Cargo, Grad., president of the
"Eisenhower for President" Club,
was all set to pass out campaign
buttons.
"It is refreshing to have a
really popular independent-
thinking constructive candi-
date," Cargo commented.
Recently elected Young Repub-
lican president, Floyd Thomas, '52,
noted that "the party should wel-
come Gen. Eisenhower's announce-
ment. It clears the way for a
thorough airing of the differences

Emphasizing the great weight
he attaches to his job as com-
mander of North Atlantic Pact
Forces, Eisenhower's statement
said:
"There is no question of the
right of American citizens to
organize in pursuit of their com-
mon convictions. I realize that
Senator Lodge and his associates
are exercising this right in an
attempt to place before me next
July a duty that would tran
scend my present responsibility.
"In the absence, however, of a
clear cut call to political duty I
shall continue tp devote my full
attention and energies to the per-
formance of the vital task to
which I am assigned."
** *
THE 61-YEAR-OLD General's
declaration was a douse of cold
water to Europeans. His name,
once associated with the liberation
of Europe from the Nazis, has been
linked with its defense against
Communism since he came' to or-
ganize SHAPE a year ago yester-
day.
"It will certainly be difficult
to find another man whose very
name will inspire as much con-
fidence as Eisenhower's," said
the Evening Standard of Lon-
don.
Most Frenchmen declined to be
quoted because they felt the presi-
dential race is an internal United
States matter. Some have been
saying for weeks his departu'e
from Europe would be a blow.
DUTCH, BRITISH and French
officers on Eisenhower's itern-
tional staff were among the first
reached by reporters for comment.
Those who talked were unanimous
in regretting the decision.
"It would be a great loss to
all of us," said one Dutch offi-
cer, "and we are immediately
concerned with worry over who
would replace him."
Gen. Alfred M. Gruenther, chief
of staff at SHAPE, is widely con-
sidered the man most likely to
succeed to the job should Eisen-
hower be given the nomination,
Should Eisenhower run for pres-
ident and win he would be the-
ninth general to occupy the White
House.
Hade Public-
WASHINGTON - (P) - Presi-
dent Truman yesterday accepted
the resignation of W. Stuart Sym-
ington as administrator of the Re-
construction Finance Corporation,
and named Harry A. McDonald,
now chairman of the Securities
and Exchange Commission, to suc-
ceed him.
The White House said no suc-
cessor has been chosen for Mc-
Donald in the SEC post.

PRESIDENTS PROPOSE:

Requirement
Eliminated

De-emphasis Theories Solidified

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High school physics has been
eliminated as an entrance require-
ment for treshmen in the Univer-
sity engineering college.
In a move applauded by most
engineering college faculty mem-
bers, the Board of Regents ap-
proved elimination of the stipu-

WASHINGTON-(YA)-A special
sports committee of college presi-
dents recommended last night that
all athletic scholarships be abol-
ished and that football practice
and games be limited to the period
from Sept. 1 to the first Saturday
in December.
x * x

freshman be allowed to play on
a varsity team, but also that
any transfer from a junior col-
lege should put in a year of resi-
dence before being allowed to
play.
5. That scholarships should be
given strictly on the basis of

--v- --Ispot on an Eisenhower ticket.
THERE IS no indication how'
soon it will act, but Hannah told Service Refused
reporters previously that he hoped
the sweeping new code would go Review by Board
into effect by the start of the next I

scnowl year.
Dr. Hannah stressed that all
existing contracts would be hon-

WASHINGTON-()-The gov-
ernment Loyalty Review Board

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