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Says e
Clarification FOUR
Of Handbill '
Rules Made S
Campus Littered
By Throw-aways Five c
an election
Distribution of handbills by stu- anti-speake
dent groups in and around the, Schedu
campus brought a clarification rally will b
yesterday of University regulations ing around
from Dean of Students Erich A.
Walter. DURIN
r In a statement in the Daily will air the
Official Bulletin Dean Walter re- Committee,
iterated an earlier ruling that "no guage depa
iandbills or other printed matter Students f
shall be distributed" on campus, Buckley,
that posters, signs, or hand- young Pro'
ills may be posted either on Uni- The four
versity bulletin boards or, if per- I
mission is granted, on the diag re es r ou
front of the General Library. referendu
.es dayand
OBJECTIONS to the handbills Legislatur
stemmed not from their contents Sponsore
but from the resulting cluttered Liberties C
'nd messy condition of the campus dum reads
afterwards. empowering
ture Comm
"The campus belongs to the recognised
students", Dean Walter said last its choice o
night, "and we like to think they Rally che
take pride in its appearance." '52, preside
At least two organizations are cans, urged
potential ":
inown to have distributed ma- cided" vote;
terial in the past week: the first, the speaker
Students for Democratic Action,
is a regular student group; the SPEAKIN
other group, the Labor Youth voe IL
League, is not a recognized cam- vote, CLC
pus organization and operated off dau, '52Ed
University limits-although many against the
Mf its members are students, her belief n
0 . and studen
SDA PRESIDENT Ted Fried- Her argue
nan last night revealed that he by represen
had been called in to see the Dean sponsoring t
*fter the distribution, are Young
While all parties agree> that Democrats,
giving out handbills on University Students f
property is forbidden, the real and the Civ
controversy is over their distribu-
tion near campus - and the re- 0ffic
Sultant debris which accumulates
on the campus proper.
Further handbill distributions H ope
are planned this week by the five
political groups supporting the SL
glections referendum calling for
an end to the University Lecture
Committee. WASHING
. But the president of one of the threat of a
groups emphasized last night that 8 still hung
all material would be distributed terday, but
Iff campus. hopeful it
Chief h
talian Trieste rested on
starting in
Policy Draws THESE T
Labor Tobir
Belgrade Blast se*e npro
> BELGRADE, Yugoslavia -(')- "I am sur
Angry protests against Italy's at this hou
newly stiffened demands for re- -nterview.
urn of all of Free Trieste were
raised yesterday on the floor of ANN AR
ugoslavia's Parliament and in
ass street demonstrations.
Thumping the speaker's desk,
Rep. Velibor Ljubic told his fellow
legislators that the Italian cam-
paign has been promoted by Se
4Facist bands and I would like
to meet them, face to face, with
9 gun in my hand."

His remarks drew a storm of The abs
applause even as thousands of April 7 ele
cheering demonstrators - many spring vacat
of them students - paraded past The prey
Parliament House. ballot is ba
figures, acco:
County Deis
Convention Set to City Hall
proposal, w

Won 't Run Again; No Successor


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rote Yes' Rally
ated Tomorrow
ampus political clubs will join forces tomorrow to sponsor
n eve "Vote Yes" rally urging affirmative support of the
er ban referendum.
uled for 7:30 p.m. tomorrow in the League Ballroom, the
e heralded earlier in the day by a "Vote Yes" band march-
* * * *
NG THE RALLY, two faculty members and two students
eir arguments against the existence of a University Lecture
. They are Prof. Hayward Keniston of the romance lan-
artment; Prof. Marvin Felheim of the English department;
or Democratic President Ted Friedman, '53; and Marge
'54, co-chairman of' *
gressives. -.
r speakers will urge NSA Group
eo on an all-campus
m appearing on Tues- W d e d ys S u e t Ha s Tl
W esay's Student
e election ballot.
Sd originally by the Civil
ommittee, the referen- lossoii
: "Do you oppose the
g' of the University Lec-
ittee to restrictn Speaking before the National
f speakers or subjects." Student Association's Conference
airman Floyd Thomas, on Academic Freedom in Detroit,
nt of- Young Republi- yesterday, Prof. Preston Slosson of
a all students whether the history department cited "so-
yes," "no," or "unde- cial utility" as the basic argument
rs, to turn out to hear for free selection of speakers on a
rs' arguments.
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Taft Voted
Top Choice
By YRClubs
Convention Will
Special to The Daily
EVANSTON-In a straw vote
presidential preference poll taken
last night at the banquet meeting
here of the Big Ten Midwestern
Federation Conference of Young
Republicans' Clubs, delegates
overwhelmingly voted Sen. Robert
A. Taft their top presidential
Coming as no real surprise, the
action reflected the conservative
tone of the whole convention
which was evident from first ses-
sions on Friday, and is expected to
be strongly reflected in the con-
vention platform which will be
adopted this afternoon.
SEN. TAFT captured 71 per cent
of votes cast by 250 delegates,
while Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower
made a poor second place showing
with 21 per cent of thegdelegates
behind him. Gen. Douglas Mac-
Arthur finished third with 5 per
cent of all votes. Gov. Earl Warren
and Harold Stassen trailed the
field with 1.5 per cent each.
Although balloting was secret,
it was known that nearly all of
Michigan's delegation voted
their support to Taft.j
During yesterday's business ses-
sions delegates approved a consti-
tution which united the Big Ten
Young Republican's clubs and the
Midwest YR Federation into one
district organization. This action
welded the final link in the or-
ganization of a five district na-
tional conference of college groups.
Michigan delegate Ron Seavoy,
'53, was elected Secretary-treasur-
er of the district conference for
the coming year.
AFTERNOON sessions were giv-
en over largely to committee work,
and from a preliminary consensus
of delegate opinion, the final
platform wil be more an affirma-
tion of GOP "old guard conserva-
tism' than an endorsement of the
liberal wing of the party.
Michigan's delegation voted in
caucus early yesterday morning to
hold fast on their stand endorsing
compulsory state fair employment
practices laws, but decided to op-
federal anti-lynching or anti-poll
tax legislation.
Sen. Herman Welker (R-Idaho)
keynoted proceedings yesterday
morning with a rousing speech
thoroughly condemning Truman
and his administration.

. .. I do not feel that it is my duty

vG in favor of a "yes"
chairman Devra Lan-
d., based her stand
Lecture Committee on
a "maturity of students
t organizations."
anent has been echoed
tatives of all five clubs
the rally. These groups
Republicans, Young
Young Progressives,
or Democratic Action,
il Liberties Committee.
oials Still
To Avert
GTON -()- T h e
steel strike on April
over the nation yes-
some officials were
will be averted.
ope for avoiding it
producer-union talks
New York tomorrow.
ALKS led Secretary of
n to predict yesterday
ke will take place, and
tion will continue un-
until mid-1953 at least.
re no strike will occur
r," Tobin said in an

Prof. Slosson outlined students'
rights as the "sensitive area of
liberty" today. In his experience
he has found that "invasions of
student liberty are much more
common than invasions of faculty
* * *
EARLIER in his talk, the pro-
fessor divided faculty freedoms in-
to two categories: (1) The rights
guaranteed every citizen within
the limits of the law; (2) The
academic right of every professor,
within the limits of his specialty,
to seek out the truth and express
his beliefs.
Prof. Slosson was the principal
speaker at the morning session of
the Academic Freedom Confer-
ence, sponsored by the National
Student Association. About forty
representatives of seven Detroit-
area colleges. attended.
Discussion in the afternoon
meetings centered around the NSA
Student Bill of Rights, adopted
last summer after four years work
by a total of 1,200 NSA represen-
The most controversial of the
Bill's 17 enumerated rights was
that of "students to hear speakers
of their choice, subject to clearly
stated educational policies of the

Ike May Make Flying
Tour of NA TO Capitals

Allied Powers in Europe - (P) -
Gen. Eisenhower may make a fly-
ing farewell tour in the next six
weeks to the capitals of the United
Reds Refuse !
To Talk. About
Russia's Role
MUNSAN, Sunday, March 30-
(P)-An Allied spokesman today
said the Reds seemed to be side-
stepping a full-dress argument on
Russia's role in post-armistice
Korea until the prisoner exchange
issue is settled.
Lt. Col. Joseph J. Borchert told
correspondents that Communist
staff officers in the truce super-
vision meeting spent nearly two
hours Friday in discussing the use
of two words in the truce draft.
They bickered over the Korean
word for Korea. The Reds want
"Chosen,' the Allies, "Han Kuk."
The Communists agreed, however,
to the Allied choice for United Na-
tions, "Kuk Che Yon Hap."
MEANWHILE on the Western
Korean fighting front, Red troops
supported by heavy artillery and
mortar fire drove an Allied raiding
party off a hill twice yesterday.
The Allied raiders moved out in-
to the "no-man's-land" west of
Yonchon shortly after daylight
and occupied the commanding

States' EuropeanAllies, officers at
SHAPE said yesterday.
Guessing here is that Eisenhow-
er, a candidate for the Republican
presidential nomination, will re-
sign his Supreme Allied Command
sometime in late May and return
to the United States.
THE GENERAL has not been
in some of the capitals of the
North Atlantic Treaty Organiza-
tion (NATO) since he arrived in
Europe more than a year ago to
take over as commander.
On a trip early this month to
Greece and Turkey, the newest
NATO members, Eisenhower re-
marked in Athens "I hope to come
back in the spring." He also is
known to have promised govern-
ment leaders in some other na-
tions of the alliance that he would
visit them again.
The tour probably would in-
clude visits to Belgium, Luxem-
bourg, The Netherlands, Norway,
Britain, Portugal, Italy, Turkey
and Greece.
If the general does plan to re-
sign and go home in late May, he
might use this last tour as a means
of getting the approval of NATO
governments for his replacement.
GEN. ALFRED M: Gruenther,
the Chief of Staff most mentioned
in speculation here on Eisenhow-
er's successor, probably would go
with him.
Gruenther returned to Supreme
Headquarters yesterday from
Washington after testifying before
Senate and House committees on
new foreign aid appropriations.

President Shocks
Dinner Listeners
Retires with Hope He Has Served
Country Efficiently and Honestly
By The Associated Press
WASHINGTON-President Truman announced last
night he won't seek and wouldn't accept nomination for
another four years in the White House.
His announcement came, out of a clear sky, at the end
of a typically Truman give-'em-hell speech to a $100-a-plate
Jefferson-Jackson dinner.
TRUMAN GAVE not the slightest public indication
that he favors any particular candidate for the Democrats to
run in his place this year - thus apparently throwing the
race wide open.
A spontaneous demonstration developed at the dinner for
Gov. Adlai Stevenson of Illinois as the Democratic standard
Stevenson, flushed and apparently overwhelmed, said he wasn't
running for anything but another term as governor of Illinois. A
f or the presidential nomination, Stevenson said:
"I'll cross that bridge when I come to it."
Supporters of three avowed candidates-Senators Estes Kefauver
of Tennessee, Richard B. Russell of Georgia and Robert Kerr of
Oklahoma-immediately stepped up their campaigns.
RUSSELL WAS the.only one of the three to attend the big,
noisy dinner of 5,000 democratic officials and other party stalwarts
last night. The other two were out of town campaigning.
Russell said of Truman's announcement:
"I hope that it means a free convention."
Kefauver said at Hastings, Neb., that he would continue 'to
work hard to win the nomination.
Truman made his announcement with every appearance of
It was greeted by scattered cries of "No, no" from the food:
laden tables in the dimly lighted armory auditorium. Truman told a
reporter there was no chance "whatsoever" he would change his
mind and run.
PERSONS CLOSE to his car when it left for the White House
afterward said the President and his wife were in tears.
Truman made his announcement after a scathing assault on what
he called Republican "holier-than-thou" practices and a prediction
that the Democratic candidate-"whoever he may be"-will be
elected next November.
* * * *
READING FROM HIS OWN hand-written notes in a leather-
covered copy of his speech, the President told the diners and' a
nation-wide radio and television audience:
"I shall not be a candidate for reelection.
"I have served my country long-and, I think, efficiently and
"I shall not accept a renomination.
"I do not feel that it is my duty to spend another four years in
the White House."
MANY DEMOCRATS at last night's dinner expressed belief Truman's
withdrawal had left the race for the Democratic nomination wide open,
despite whatever preference the President might later express.
Senator Moody (D.-Mich.), for one declared:
"The picture now is wide open, so far as I can see."
Senator George (D.-Ga.), backing Senator Russell, his Georgia
colleague, for the party's presidential nomination, said Truman's
announcement "came like a bombshell."
Meanwhile, near Paris, Gen. Eisenhower's headquarters was
closed and the General presumably was asleep when news reached
here at 5 a. m. today that President Truman had announced he
would not run again.
Observers in Paris were confident that the President's decision
would relieve Eisenhower, as a candidate for the Republican nom-
ination, of some embarrassment he may have felt in running against
the man who was his boss in wartime and who made him the North
Atlantic commander.
<>ALTHOUGH shocked by True
man's surprise statement Republi-
can voters still glanced to Nebras-
ka and Wisconsin and the nip-
Cand-tuck primaries in those states
These are the highlights and
major developments in the two
condoned,' the statement contin- key states:
ued. "Freedom in the classroom Taft sunorters in Nebraska.

rivy Absentee Voting
1/n1 inLocal Election
entee ballot will get a heavier than usual workout in the
ction since polling day falls within the University's
ion and a record number of students are slated to vote.
sence of a controversial amusement tax referendum on the
ck of the "unprecedented" student voting registration
ording to City Clerk Fred J. Looker.
* * * *
R HAS SAID that most of the students who rushed down
to register openly expressed their opposition to the tax
hich would empower$"

World News
By The Associated Press
CAIRO, Egypt -(A')- The Brit-
ish-Egyptian dispute appeared
header for possible solution yes-
terday with reports in both Ciaro
and London that Britain may
agree in principle to Egypt's de-
mands on the Suez Canal and the
Communications Workers of
America (CIO) said yesterday
it will strike April 3 against
Michigan, Ohio and Northern
California telephone companies
if contract disputes over wages
are not settled before then.
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jRed Teachers Banned

The Trustees of Columbia Uni-
versity have declared that they

was not to be construed as "a
license to attack our basic free-

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