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VOL. LXI No. 157

ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, WEDNESDAY, MAY 14, 195

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Lack of Gas
May Force
DSR To Halt
Strike Settlement
Near Says SB
Unless more gasoline is made
available by striking unionsd.the
Department of Streets and Rail-
ways may be forced to stop service
on 59 lines in the Detroit area,
DSR General Manager Leo J. No-
wicki announced yesterday.
DSR officials last night consid-
ACCORDING to Floyd Rue,
president of Local 456, and Fred
Fell, business agent of Local 389,
everything would depend on the
outcome of DSR talks with a gas-
oline distributing company.
However in emergency meet-
iFll b iess age t A Lct g
supply more gas, later hinted
that they might relent.
Core of the dispute dies in the
employment of eight non-union
drivers by the gasoline distribut-
ing company, which supplies the
DSR with gasoline. Members of
Local 456 refused to load trucks
for the nonunion drivers at a fat
pock refinery.
Detroit officials were meeting
with Edward Fleischman, presi-
dent of the company, to 'work the
that if the talksNwihkFleischman
fail curtailment of DSR service

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DRAWING SHOWS PROPOSED NEW $2,650,000 COUNTY COURT HOUSE
STEEL PRESENTS CASE:.

CLOUDY, WARMED
SIX PAGES
Court House Site
Given Approval
County Board of Supervisors
Gives OIL. After 15 Years of Delay
By ERIC V ETTER
After fifteen years of delay the County Board of Supervisors
voted approval of thesite for the proposed $2,650,00h County Court
House yesterday.
Two hours of parliamentary procedure and heated debate pre-
ceeded the vote which provides for the new structure to be located
on the present court house site. The 25-7 decision paves the way for
a November vote on. a bond issue to finance the structure.
LAST MINUTE attempts to sidetrack the passage by factions
from the Southeastern part of the county failed when a proposed
amendment calling for a public

Court Told Seizure WillCause Losses

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-Daily-Matty Kessler
ATOM DAY PARTICIPANTS-Walker L. Cisler, president of the
Detroit Edison Co., looks over an "Atom Day" program with
President Harlan H. Hatcher and Phoenix Project Director Dean
Ralph A. Stewart of the Graduate School.
* * * *
Phoenix Progress Cited;
In Atom Day Pro gram
By VIRGINIA VOSS
Industry and education joined hands yesterday as nearly 400 busi-
ness executives spent "A Day with the Atom" to review the University's
progress in the field of atomic research.
Sponsored by the Michigan Memorial Phoenix Project, the "Atom
Day" crowded schedule included talks coordinating the scientific, edu-
cational, and economic implications of atomic energy in peace-time
use and exhibition tours to campus research facilities.
The huge assembly of prominent commerce and industry represen-
tatives present expressed "amazement at the progress of the Phoe-
nix Project" and interest in fur-
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'WASHINGTON- (A') -The Su-
preme Court was told yesterday by
the steel companies that govern-
ment seizure of their mills could
lead to losses of as high as 300 mil-
lion dollars.
An administration lawyer call-
ed such fears "a lot of fantastic
hobgoblins."
* * *
YESTERDAY'S arguments
wound up the debate on what may
be one of the historic constitution-
al questions: -
World News
Roundup
By The Associated Press
JACKSON - Commenting on
minor new outbreaks which up-
set Jackson prison over the week-
end, Warden Julian N. Frisbie
yesterday annonced a new "get
tough" policy.
Meanwhile, the governor's fact-
finding committee reported that
the real causes of the riot were
overcrowding and understaffing
and the bill for repairing the riot-
torn prison was officially estimat-
ed at $1,091,548.
* ~* *
KOREA-Brig. Gen. Haydon L.
Boatner, an experienced combat
general, has been assigned the
command of tense Koje Island.
On the truce talk front, Vice-
Admiral C. Turner Joy agreed to
meet again today at Panmunjom
as U.S. Fifth Air Force fighters
reported five MIGs destroyed in
air action.

What right does a President
have to seize private property?
The only hint given on how long
it may take to reach a decision
came from Justice Jackson.
He said from the bench that he
would oppose handing down any
decision until the opinion has
been written.
OCCASIONALLY, in an impor-
tant case, the Court announces its
ruling and then hands down a
formal opinion later. Jackson said
he would oppose such a procedure
here.
Most of the arguments yes-
terda were devoted to (1) dam-
ages, and (2) whether President
Truman should have used the
Taft-Hartley Act instead of
seizing the mills, as he did on
April,. 9.

John W. Davis, 79-year-old for-
mer Democratic presidential can-
didate, spoke for the companies.
Davis said there was no way to
figure how much the companies
may be hurt. But he saidrSecre-
tary of Commerce Sawyer, who
took over the mills, has "three,
four, five times" talked of raising
the wages of the 650,000 CIO steel-
workers.,

Students Told
Final Decision
By Committee
The McPhaul dinner episode
came to a formal end yesterday
when the last two of the five stu-
dents who were placed on proba-
tion were formally notified that
the decision of the Sub-Committee
on Discipline still stands.
The notices came after the five
students had been granted a re-
hearing before the sub-commit-
tee to protest tileir probation.
The students were, placed on
probation for "failure to cooper-
ate" with the Joint Judiciary
Council in the McPhaul dinner in-
vestigation. -
Those who received 'letters yes-
terday from the Office of Student
Affairs are Ed Shaffer, Grad. and
Steve Smale, Grad. The other
three students, who were notified
Saturday are Valerie Cowan, '54,
Dave Luce, Grad. and Myron
Sharpe, Grad.
According to Shaffer the only
channel of further appeal is
through President Hatcher's of-
fice. "We have decided on no ac-
tion yet," Shaffer said.
Mighty Sphinx
Grabs Slaves-
Once again the Pharaoh has
commanded his legions to cross
the great desert and invade the
land of the barbarians to pick
slaves for the Pharaoh's court.
Once again the East has learn-
ed to fear the Pharoah's might.
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 Pharaoh.
So came .. . Marvin Anderson,
Bert Braun, Dick Beison, Jack
Carroll, John Codwell, Jack Cor-
bett, George Chin, Ruedi Gingrass,
Don Hill, Gordon Hyde, Willard
Ikola, Lee Krumbholz, Dich Leach,
Miles Lee, Harry Lunn, C. A. Mitts,
Milt Mead, Bob McGrath, Snip
Nalan, Bob Neary, Fritz Nilsson,
Dick O'Shaughnessy, John Ross,
Mike Scherer, Thad Stanford, Jay
Strickler, Tom Treeger and Eric{

ther meetings Deween 5cit oarb
and technicianst
IN AN opening session devoted
to the. scientific background of
atomic science, University scien-
tists explained basic nuclear re-
search at the University and the
uses of radiation and isotopes.
Opening the afternoon ses-
sion, Dean E. Blythe Stason of
the Law School examined the
legal problems arising from
atomic energy development. One
of the primary conflicts, he ex-
plained is "how far govern-
ment censorship can cut across
the normal judicial process."
A n o t h e r featured speaker,
President Harlan H. Hatcher cited
the importance of research in
the "dross-fertilization o f t h e
educational process." He issued a
request for continued expansion of
research facilities, coupled with
continual awareness of "human
beings, for whom research is be-
ing done.'
* * *
PREDICTING that atomic pow-
er will be commercially practical
in the next generation, Prof. Wil-
liam Haber of the economics de-
partment warned that nuclear re-
search "cannot continue to de-
velop as a 100% government mon-
opoly."
... forsprii

'Ens ian
woSale
To accommodate the 900 sen-
iors who have not bought a
Michiganensian, sales will con-
tinue through Thursday, ac-
cording to Gordon Hyde, '54,
'Ensian Business Manager.
A booth will be open on the
diagonal in front of the library,
with the books going at the
usual $6 price.
Those who have purchased
their copies in advance will be
able to pick them up on Friday
and Saturday.
will be ordered immediately, pos-
sibly by 10 per cent.
MEANWHILE the nation-wide
oil strike continued with no firm
prospect of cquick settlement de-
spite a Wage Stabilization Boardl
(WSB) statement that 'consider-
dble progress has been made to-
wards settling some of the dis-
putes.
A hundred or more oil execu-
tives, representing major compan-
ies across the country, and top of-
ficials of a score of oil unions
spent the day in separate meetings
with WSB members.

rg madness

.. .an unmentionable

WASHINGTON-A move de-
veloped in the Senate Armed'
Services Committee yesterday 7
to cut an additional 400 million
dollars out of the Foreign Aid'
Bill - despite two statements'
from Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhow-
er that such a cut might en-
danger American security.
* * *
. SAN FRANCISCO-Gen. Mat-
thew B. Ridgway returned home
yesterday from 17 months of
Asia's hot war with a minimum of
fanfare and deeply resolved to
"put my shoulder to the wheel"
as NATO's new commander.
PHILADELPHIA - The CIO
steelworkers tossed out a hint of
a possible new steel strike threat
yesterday as union chief Philip
Murray angrily charged the in-
dustry with breaking govern-
ment labor "rules."
MINOT, N.D. - North Dakota
Democrats, bitterly embroiled in
an intra-party feud, yesterday
voted to send 16 uninstructed
delegates to the party's national
convention.
MacArthur
Will Visit 'U'
A crowded schedule will await
Gen. Douglas MacArthur and his
party when they arrive in Lansing
tomorrow morning.
Gen. MacArthur is scheduled to
address a joint session of the state
legislature at 8 p.m., but a full
circuit of tours, receptions and
luncheons as well as a huge pa-
rade will occupy his time during
the day.
Mrs. MacArthur will accompany
her husband on their two-day
Michigan tour which will include
a brief visit at the University Fri-
day morning. The General will

West Answers
Russian Plan
For Germany
By The Associated Press
The Western Powers told Russia
yesterday they will talk about
German unification-and about a
peace treaty after that is achieved
-only when the Kremlin gives
evidence it really means business
and is willing to grant freedom to
the Germans.
Identical notes from the United
States, Britain and France advis-
ed the Soviet Union that:
1. There can be no discussion of
a final peace treaty, as was pro-
posed in the Russian note the
West was answering, until there is
a unified and free German gov-
ernment to deal with.
2. That government must have
real freedom of action.
3. And the way to set it up is
through unfettered all-German
elections under conditions to be
worked out by an actually impar-
tial commission'with access to the
whole country, not by a four-pow-
er commission as the Reds had
proposed.
* * *
IF RUSSIA insists on rejecting
the commission set up by the Uni-
ted Nations for this purpose, the
three Western Powers said they
would consider "any other practi-
cal and precise" plan-aside from
a group controlled by a Soviet
veto.
In submitting their proposal,
the United States, Britain and
France firmly rejected the Soviet
demand that a unified Germany
must be forbidden in advance to
join the Western defense line-up.
Awards Given
To 722Preps,
Dean of Students, Erich A. Wal-
ter, announced yesterday that
Regents-Alumni Honor Awards at
the University have been granted
to 722 graduating seniors in state
high schools.
Regents - Alumni Scholarships
went to 473 of the honor award
winners. These scholarships carry
a stipend equivalent to semester
fees for the freshman year and
are renewable for three more
years.
Strandlund Backs
*r _ 0 _ _.1_ e 1

DEMOCRATS:
Williams, Monroney
OpenRally Tomorrow
* * *

D. S. Leonard
Enters Race
For Governor
Donald S. Leonard, Commission-
er of State Police for 29 years,
announced yesterday that he will
be a Republican Candidate for
Governor.
Announcement by the recently
retired police commissioner ended
speculation which previously link-
ed his name with the nomination
for United States Senator.
- - -
LEONARD WILL oppose Secre-
tary of State Fred M. Alger, Jr.,
and Lt. Gov. William C. Vanden-
berg, in the August 5 state pri-
mary.
Winner in the primary will most
likely face Gov. G. Mennen Wil-
liams in the November election.
Leonard said that he will urge
"a restoration of old-fashioned
common sense to the Governor's
office" and complete harmony with
the Legislature. The 49 year old
Detroiter also promised an all
out attempt to restore the State's
financial balance.
SL Meets Tonight
In East Quad
The Student Legislature will
meet at 7:30 tonight at Anderson-
Strauss dining room in the East
Quadrangle.
Disoussions on the Lecture Com-
mittee and the student book ex-
change are on the agenda. SL
members will also approve an ap-
pointment to fill a vacancy caused
by the resignation of Joe White,
'53, last week.

referendum on a site failed by a
12-23 vote.
This appeared to be the final
attempt by the group advocat-
ing a Washtenaw Avenue site
outside the city limits. In April
a one month delay gave
the Washtenaw group time to
present their plan more fully
when it seemed certain passage
on the newly approved site
would be obtained.
The new Court House will be a
U shaped structure bounded by E.
Huron, N. Main, N. Fourth and
E. Ann. It will provide room for
services now housed in the old
building and many departments
located in other buildings.
A three story structure, the new
Court House will be designed so
an additional three stories can be
added if more space is necessary
*5 * *
THE BUILDING'S U shape will
enable use of the old structure un-
til sufficient work is completed on
the new one to allow moving in.
A second feature of the new build-
ing will be parking space in the
rear for upwards of 200 cars.
Previous plans for use of the
approved site met with disfavor
because they did not provide for
parking or for accommodations of
activities of the present court
house. during the construction
period.
Other factors favoring the use
of the present Court House lo-
cation included: nearness to
trains and bus depots, accessa-
bility for townspeople and law-
yers, central location for the
county's population, present
ownership of property and lo-
cation next to county jail.
The vote on the bond issue ap-
pears to be the last great obstacle
before construction actually be-
gins according to Mack C. Taylor,
chairman of the Ann Arbor Citi-
zens Court House Committee
which strongly advocated the ap-
proved site.
In 1950 a similar bond proposal
was defeated by a small margin.
Board member Ruth Dana and
city councilman Professor Arthur
D. Moore, of the engineering col-
lege, predicted approval in the
November elections.
They cited the desperate need
of the new structure and the fact
that the voters will probably turn
out in larger numbers as reasons
for a favorable vote.
Taylor estimated construction
would take about 14 months once
it got under way.

Taft Takes
Heavy West
Virginia Vote
Increases Lead
In Delegate Race
By The Associated Press
CHARLESTON, W. Va. - Sen.
Robert A. Taft's candidates were
leading last night in 13 of the 16
West Virginia primary contests for
seats in the Republican Presiden-
tial Nominating Convention.
Candidates supporting Gen
Dwight D. Eisenhower held bare
leads in two races.
In the popularity voting, Taft
was running away from Harold
E. Stassen by a margin of five to
one.
PRIOR TO the outcome in West
Virginia, the latest Associated
Press tabulation showed Taft lead-
ing the GOP field with 349 dele-
gates followed by Eisenhower
with 300 and Stassen with 23.
Sen. Estes Kefauver of Tene
see still led the Democratic roster
with 1071/2, trailed by Foreign Aid
Chief W. Averell Harriman with
93%/ and Senator Richard B. Rus-
sell of Georgia with 46/2.
The tabulation is based on dele-
gates pledged, instructed, favor-
able or willing to express a first
ballot choice, and on candidate
concessions.
Meanwhile, Sen. Carlson (R-
Kan.), a leader in the Eisen-
hower-for-President campaign,
told a rally in Mitchell, South
Dakota, that the Five-Star Gen-
eral "was approached late In
1951 by emissaries of the Dem-
ocratic high command who of-
fered him the Democratic nom-
ination on a platter."
Carlson said Eisenhower turned
his back on the bid.
Countering assertions that Eis-
enhower would have to support
the Truman Administration's for-
eign policies, since the General
has been a participant in carrying
out the military phases of it in
Europe, Carlson declared:
"Gen. Eisenhower has spoken
often and plainly against the Ad-
ministration and its fumbling."
ROTC Plans
Big Assemly
High spots of the Armed Forces
Week will be a special assembly o
ROTC cadets at Rackham Lecture
Hall, tomorrow and the dress9
Armed Forces Day parade Satur-
day.
The assembly, sponsored by the
University ROTC units is directe
at the research contributions 0:
the University to the Unite
States armed forces.
Travel Service
To Open Today
The Union Travel Service wil
begin its end of the semester ser
vice today.
All those who wish to share
ride, either as a driver or rider, V
different parts of the country ma
submit their names in the lobb:
of the League, the old entranc
of the East Quad, the Law Qua
or in the Union lobby.
The service will end Thursday
May 29, in order to have all ar
ran gements complete before fin

The second political rally of the
semester will glat underway with
a bang at 4:15 p.m. tomorrow in
Rackham lecture hall when key
Democratic figures Sen. Mike
Monroney and Gov. G. Mennen
Williams address the local audi-
ence on "The Year of Decision:
1952."
The Senator from Oklahoma
will spend a whirl-wind seven
hours in Ann Arbor, during which
time he will deliver two speeches
and be feted at two dinners. Gov.
Williams, favorite son candidate
for the Democratic presidential
nomination and avowed candidate
for reelection at the gubernatorial
slot, will be here only for the rally.
ARRIVING AT Willow Run Air-
port shortly after noon, Sen.
Monroney will be .whisked by car
to a private luncheon at the Un-
ion, where he will address mem-

GOV. G. MENNEN WILLIAMS

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