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VOL. LXIII, No. 121 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, THURSDAY, MARCH 26, 1953
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Agriculture
Department
Change Seen
Benson Clashes
With Committee
By The Associated Press
President Eisenhower proposed
yesterday to give Secretary Ben-
son blank check authority to re-
organize the Agriculture Depart-
ment and its far-flung field agen-
cies.
The purpose, he said, is to cut
costs and simplify operations in
farm aid programs.
* * *
SEN. TAFT (R-Ohio) quickly
forecast congressional approval.
He told reporters the plan closely
follows recommendations made by
the Government Reorganization
Commission led by former Presi-
dent Hoover.
Eisenhower's proposal was ad-
vanced in the form of a reor-
ganization plan for the depart-
ment, submitted to Congress by
the White House. Such a plan
goes into effect automatically in
60 days unless either the House
or Senate votes against it. It
could go into effect earlier by
affirmative action of both hous-
es.
The plan would give the depart-
ment three assistant secretaries
instead of the present one, plus
an administrative assistant sec-
retary to aid Benson. The big de-
partment now has 54,000 full time
employes and the assistance of
about 95,000 farmer committee-
men who perform administrative
tasks on a part-time basis.
JUST HOW FAR Benson would
go in shaking up existing agen-
cies was not immediately disclosed.
Specifically, the plan would
transfer to the Secretary of Ag-
riculture all functions and au-
thority not now vested in him
but delegated by law and prior
administrative orders to such
agencies in the Department as
the Forest Service, the Bureau
of Agricultural Economics, the
Soil Conservation Service, and
the Rural Electrification Ad-
ministration-
Meanwhile Benson and some
members of the Senate Agricul-
ture Committee crossed verbal
swords again yesterday over the
issue of government support of
farm prices.j
Appearing before the committee
for the first time since he took
office in January, the new GOP
farm chief expressed hope that a
better farm program, involving
less government financing and
more farmer freedom and respon-
sibility, could be developed.
Analysis Given
Of Linguistics
By Lecturer
"Linguists are not anarchists,"
Henry L. Smith Jr. of the State
Department Foreign Service Insti-
tute said in his talk yesterday on
"Recent Research in the Structure
of English."
Speaking to the general public
t in the afternoon and to the Lin-
guistics Club in the evening, the
well known lecturer explained that

&, the study of linguistics is based
on a rigorous system of analysis
which uses well established prin-
ciples and precise techniques.
Linguistics, which is concerned
with studying the relation between
cultural groups and language, be-
gins its study by taking sentences
and words out of context and an-
alysing them phonetically and
phonemically, Smith said. This is
the sub-branch of linguistics call-
ed microlinguistics.
Metalinguistics, on the other
hand, is concerned with analysing
language in a referential context.
This study shows how different
parts of a country will use cer-
tain inflections and ennunciations
not indigenous to other sections of
the country, he concluded.
Sigma Chi Porter

'Playboy' Rehearsal

SL Requests
Seats on 'U'
Committees
Student Voice
Asked by Group
By VIRGINIA VOSS
Student Legislature advanced
the cause of student representa-
tion on University committees last
night in a lengthy pre-election
meeting winding up the present
Legislature's business.'
Climaxing several months' work
in the field, SL approved by strong
majority votes motions to appoint
student representatives to a liason
committee with the University
Senate Advisory Committee, and
subcommittee of the Executive
Committee on Radio.
Both these groups have agreed
to work with student members.
** *
IN ADDITION, SL voted to re-
quest student appointments to the
following three groups:. Commit-
tee on Student Loans, Committee
on Intercultural Relations and the
Undergraduate Advisory Council
of Education School.

Breaking the Quiet

Red Negotiations
Requested byU.S.
New Move Announced at UN Meeting;
Designed To Ease World Tensions
By The Associated Press
The United States told the Russians and the UN yesterday it is
eager for negotiations with the Soviet Union to ease world tensions
and will meet the Russians half way any time.
The U. S. statement was made 'significantly on the eve of Soviet
Chief Delegate Andrei Y. Vishinsky's return to the UN from talks is
the Kremlin with the new Malenkov government.
* * - * *
TO THE CHEERS of the public gallery, Chief U. S. Delegate
Henry Cabot Lodge Jr. also warned the Russians and the 60-nation
UN Political Committee that the U. S. program of mutual security aid

NANCY Born, '53, Bette Ellis,
Grad., Elise Simon, '54, and
Jerry Richards, '56, rehearse a
scene from the satiric Irish com-
edy of John Millington Synge
which will unfold on the stage
of the Arts Theater at 8:30 p.m.
tomorrow when the group gives
its opening performance of "Play-
boy of the Western World."
Set in the wilds of the Irish
country-side, Synge has built his
play around a young man who be-

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lieves he has killed his father,
Jerry Richards will portray the
playboy, who suddenly finds him-
self a town hero because of this
naf ri dnt' dnal

nefarious ueeu.
Teresa Hughes, the newest mem- Originators of the several mo-
ber of the company, will be cast tions felt that increased repre-
in the role of Pegen Mike. Beth- sentation would strengthen
Sheva Laiken will be seen as the channels of communication be-
Widow Quinn and Ken Rosen, '53, tween faculty and administra-
will appear as the unhappy father, tion and students.
Old Mahon. Len Rosensen is dir-
ecting the production. SL's Campus Action and Culture
and Education Committees will
t fntinhl to zark n df nt fren_

'HE MAN using the pneumatic
drill in front of Angell Hall
has a long job ahead of him.
For the past two months he and
his fellow workers have been mov-
ing down S. State St. from Wil-
liams placing rubber gaskets on

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the cast iron gas pipes beneath
the street.
The purpose of this street-rip-
ping operation is to halt the leak-
age of gas from the 70-year-old
pipes. Work will be finished when
the drillers arrive at Hoover St.

VA HOSPITAL:
YFW Pressure Charge
Denied by Furstenberg
By HELENE SIMON
Dean Albert C. Furstenberg of the Medical School denied charges
yesterday that the University medical staff "pressured" the Veterans
Administration into opening the new Ann Arbor Veterans Hospital
as a general hospital rather than a tubercular center.
The accusation was made by Veteran of Foreign Wars Service
Officer Joseph W. Mann at a VFW administration council meeting
held last weekend in Lansing.
"AT NO TIME that I know of has an administrative officer of
the Medical School appeared before a Veterans Administration officer
to designate what kind of hospital
H Ushould be built here," Dean Fur-
El Bk Ng stenberg said.
Mann said the medical staff
T Play H ill ; was able to "shunt aside the
To LU a ft recommendation of the VFW to
' provide only tubercular treat-
Alexander Brailowsky, noted mentat the new center because
Russian-born pianist, will replace the University would "derive
Myra Hess in the opening con- revenue and important training
cert of the May Festival on April facilities for doctors" in a gen-
30. eral hospital.
"The decision to make the Vet-
Miss Hess underwent a serious erans Hospital a medical and sur-
gall bladder operation a few days gical center was planned from the
ago and has been forced to cancel beginning by the administrative
the rest of her tour this season. officers of the VA," Dean Fursten-
In addition to a concerto by berg emphasized.
Brailowsky-to be announced lat- Donald C. Bachman, State Leg-
er-the April 30 program will in- islative chairman for the Disabled
lude the first Midwestern per- American Veterans and head of
formance of Serge Prokofieff's the local veterans center, said that
Symphony No. 7. Originally, the as far as he knows the Medical
Philadelphia Orchestra was to School has exerted no pressure.
play Prokofieff's Symphony No. 6. "Knowing Mann, however,"
Bachman added, "I am sure he
*T would not make such charges with-
SDA M eetng out facts to back him up."
Students for Democratic Action Bachman said he is "perfectly
will meet at 4:30 p.m. today in !,satisfied" with the Veterans Hos-
the Union. I pital, which is set to open in July.

cr Clllue UO Wo1 ti su eI p-e
resentation with individual facul-
ty-administration groups. Wheth-
er students will have a voting
voice or not will be decided ac-
cording to individual committees.

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IN OTHER action last night, the
Legislature voted 23 to four to urge
the local Phi Delta Theta chapter
and Inter-fraternity Council to
press for removal of the suspension
of the Phi Delt chapter at Wil-
liams College in Massachusetts.
The Williams College frater.
nity was suspended in Febru
ary for pledging a Jewish stu-
dent last October against con-
stitutional membership provi-
sions.
Sam Davis, '53, who proposed
the motion, included in it a "re-
affirmation of SL's belief in the
undemocratic nature of discrimin-
atory clauses in the constitutions
of student organizations.'
Actionmon the motion will take
the form of a recommendation
to the National Student Associa-
tion to enlist the support of mem-
ber schools in asking that the sus-
pension be rescinded.
Sen.Jenner !
Will Address
YR Convention'
Sen. Wiliam Jenner (R-Ind.)
will be one of the featured speak-
ers at the Mikwestern Federation
of Young Repudlicans convention
at Indiana Univeisity in Bloom-
ington, Ind., this weekend.
The seven member s of the local
YR organization who will leave
for the convention tomorrow in-
clude: Charmaine Harma, '55; Jas-
per Reid, Grad.; Ron Seavoy, '53;
Seymour Greenstone, '55; Ed Lev-
enberg, Grad.; Burrell Ross, '56,
and Diane Decker, '54.
Reid is chairman of the feder-
ation's taxing and conference com-
mittee. Seavoy holds one of the
two elected offices, secretary-
treasurer.
KEYNOTER FOR the conven-
tion, at which 35 colleges will be
represented, will be either Vice-
President Richard Nixon or ad-
ministrative coordinator Sherman
Adams.
Businessman Robert Voegler,
who gained national fame when
he was held captive by the Reds
and later returned to the Unit-
ed States, is also expected to
attend and address a luncheon
meeting Saturday. Voegler was
active in the GOP campaign last
fall.
The purpose of the convention is
to set views of the federation down
in a platform-like document and
to give college YR's an opportun-
ity to hear prominent speakers.
Five Candidates

RADIO TRIBUTE:
Queen Mary Eulogized
By Churchill in Speech
LONDON-UP)--Prime Minister Churchill termed Queen Mary a
figure of almost legendary distinction in a broadcast tribute last night
as the Royal Household prepared for her funeral Tuesday.
"Queen Mary was loved and revered far and wide, as perhaps
nobody has been since Queen Victoria," Churchill said in an address
to the British Commonwealth which was heard also in the United
States.
. . . .

THE QUEEN, who died Tuesday night at 85,1
the changing scenes from the Victorian to the
and she lived to see the British crown "far more

moved easily through
atomic eras, he said,
broadly and securely

U.S. Troops
Give Upa Old
B~aldyPeak
SEOUL-(A)-U. S. Seventh Di-
vision troops completely abandon-
ed the strategic peak of Old Baldy
on the main invasion route to
Seoul early yesterday after three
days of bitter fighting.
Shortly after dawn, Fifth Air
Force planes roared down on the
Chinese-held hill in a terrific bom-
bardment.
The air pounding was still under
way late in the morning.
* * *
EARLIER, fresh 7th Division
troops had moved into position
on the shell-pitted hill during the
night while an Allied artillery and
air bombardment held the Chinese
in their holes on the crest.
Maj. Gen. Arthur G. Trudeau,
Seventh commander, had pre-
dicted, "We will retake Old
Baldy-and soon."
Seventh Division troops before
the withdrawal were pinned down
125 yards from the crest. AP Cor-
respondent Stan Carter reported
from the front they had spent an
uneasy night under a rain of Com-
munist artillery and mortar fire.
An Eighth Army headquarters
spokesman said the 7th Division
infantrymen pulled completely off
the southeastern quarter of Old
Baldy-the only section they still
held-in the predawn hours.
Ban Threatens
Two Schools
CHICAGO - (P) - Two import-
ant basketball powers-Oklahoma
A&M and Bradley University-
were threatened with disaccredi-
tation yesterday by the North Cen-
tral Association of Colleges and
Secondary Schools.
Action against the Oklahoma
school was recommended largely
because of "subsidization of ath-
letes."
Bradley, in Peoria, Illinois, was
accused of educational weaknesses
and 'of conducting an unsatisfac-
tory athletic program.
The Association's commission on
colleges and universities recom-
mended to the full association that
the Oklahoma Aggies be removed
from the list of accredited schools
on July 1, and that Bradley be
placed on probation for one year
effective immediately.
Skit Night
All those interested in ush-
ering for Skit Night should call
3-8508 today, according to Da-
vid Smerling, '55, of the skit
committee.

World Nei
Rounduj
By The Associated Pre

--t'based on the people's love and the
nation's will than in the sedate
days of her, youth."
WVS A private funeral will be held
for her Tuesday in St. George's
Chapel of Windsor Castle, for
jienturies the final resting place
of British kings and queens.
ess The regal old matriarch, who

to the free world will stop only
when the threat of Communist
aggression ends.
"Our mutual security program
will stop when the threat of
aggression-not only for us but
for all the free world-is lifted,"
Lodge said. "The United States,
like all the free world, prefers
peaceful settlements -to a dan-
gerous and burdensome arma-
ments race. We do not enjoy
that. We long for the day of
honest negotiations which my
government, asked for in this
committee last week. We will
meet the Soviet Union half way
at any time."
Sir Gladwyn Jebb of Britain
called on the Russians to match
soft words with deeds. Jebb also
said the free world will remain
strong, resolute and calm in the
face of Communist threats.
* * *
MAJOR attention of the dele-
gates concentrated in speculation
on the meaning of the return of
Vishinsky, former foreign minis-
ter who is coming back as Malen-
kov's permanent delegate to the
UN.
Some American quarters and
other veterans in the UN indi-
cated they did not expect the
Russians to land today complete
with a brand new olive branch
of peace. They said they believ-
ed Vishiusky will not show any
drastic change immediately, but
they indicated a belief that the
Russians might want to talk
business.
Meantime, dispatches from Ran-
goon, Burma, said the Burma
.government has sent to the UN a
complaint asking the UN to help~
move 12,000 Chinese Nationalist
guerrillas from its areas bordering
on Communist China and Thai-
land. The United States has been
trying to settle this dispute quiet-
ly behind the scenes but the dis-
patch indicated it has had no suc-
cess. The National Chinese gov-
ernment said the leader of the
guerillas, Gen. Li Mi, is a patriot
acting on his own.
Hill Concert
Will Present
Easter Theme
Centering its selections around
the theme of Easter, the Univer-
sity Symphony Orchestra will pre-
sent its first spring concert at
8:30 p.m. today in Hill Auditor-
ium.
The 101-piece student orchestra
under the direction of Wayne
Dunlap will open its performance
with Frescobaldi-Kindler's "Toc-
cata," the only selection that does
not pertain directly to the Easter
theme.
Termed by Dunlap "one of the
few contemporary. masterpieces,"
Hindemith's "Mathis der Maler"
will be played. His "Concert of the
Angels," "The Entombment of
Christ," and "The Temptation of
Saint Anthony" are also scheduled.
Also to be included in the pro-
gram will be symphonic excerpts
from "Le Martyre de Saint-Sebas-
tien" by Debussy and Rimsky-Kor-
sakoff's overture, "The Russian
Easter, Op. 36."
The concert, sponsored by the
University School of Music, will
be open to the general public free
of charge.
Ticket Price Cut
To 'Right You Are'

ATLANTIC CITY N.J. - Walter died just two months short of her
P. Reuther was re-elected unani- 86th birthday, will be buried in
mously yesterday to his fifth the chapel beside the body of her
straight term as president of the husband, King George V, who died
CIO Unitec1 Auto Workers. in 1936. Their son, King George
* *VI, is among others who lie be-
BALTIMORE - An Air Force neath the ancient stone floor.
two-engined B25 crashed near It had already been made clearl
Baltimore's Friendship Airport that Queen Mary .will be granted
10 miles south of here last night her dying wish-the coronation of
and police said three men were her beloved granddaughter, Queen
killed. Elizabeth IIL will go on as sched-
* * * uled June 2.
WASHINGTON - Premier Rene Queen Elizabeth decreed only a
Mayer of France and leading mem- month's court mourning.

QUIET CAMPAIGNS:

bers of his government arrived in
Washington yesterday for a round
of talks which are expected to pro-,
duce a French request for in-'
creased military aid against the
Communists in Indochina.
WASHINGTON -- Draft calls
may taper off to 37,000 men a
month or less after June, the
Defense Department said yes-
terday.
* * *
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -
Ezequil Pedro Paz, former publish-
er of the famed newspaper La
Prensa, died yesterday at the age
of 82.

Senate Postpones
Tote on Bohlen
WASHINGTON-(R)-The Sen-
ate yesterday postponed a votej
on President Eisenhower's nomi-
nation of Charles E. (Chip) Bohlen,
as ambassador to Moscow amid
signs of stiffening opposition byj
a small Republican-dominated
group.
Senate Republican Leader Rob-
ert Taft of Ohio made the deci-
sion to delay the showdown until
tomorrow.

o Burning Issues Face
Present SL Candidates
Candidates for all-campus elections Tuesday and Wednesday are
using standard campaign procedures to make their names known
on campus, but they will have a harder time than usual getting their
ideas across.
Reason: no "burning issues."
* * * *o t a l
PRE-ELECTION disputes over fraternity bias clauses, football
de-emphasis and library hours.gave last spring's Student Legislature
candidates ready-made issues to plank their platforms with.
Fall SL hopefuls had the Legislature's stand on discrimina-
tory scholarships and the Lecture Committee controversy to take
to the campus.
The situation facing this term's SL candidate is one in which
old issues have either been settled or abandoned for the time and
new ones have not yet become concrete.
MAIN CAMPAIGN PLANK for candidates currently making the;
round of open houses and dinner talks is the campus reorganizationI

DEMOCRACY SURVEY:
Students Vary Widely in Definitions

(EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the first
in a series of two articles dealing
with democracy. Tomorrow's ar-
ticle will present opinions of faculty
members on democracy.)
By ERIC VETTER
What does democracy mean to
a college student?
The Daily attempted to find this
out during the past two weeks and

ment as an example for a de-
scription of democracy.!
Representation as it functions in
the United States played the key
role in these answers. One senior
summed up several opinions, by
saying "Democracy means the
popular election of reprsentatives
by the general public. This is best
seen in the United States.

tunity and freedom to do and
think as you please came under
this heading.
Many modified such freedoms by
saying "freedom to the extent that
it doesn't hurt others," or "free-
dom only inside the law." One
freshman woman said "democracy
means an organization . of gov-
ernment which provides the great-

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