THE MICHIGAN DAILY
FRIDAY, MARCH 27, 1953
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FRIDAY, MARCH 27, 1~53
'U' Band To Join Ranks
The University Symphony Band
will soon be joining the growing
list of LP artists.
The repertoire for one or more
long-playing albums to be made
by the band with a national re-
cording company is expected to
be announced within the next 10
days, Prof. William Revelli, con-
ductor of the band, announced
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FOR THE FIRST time, the band
will record music other than col-
lege songs. Prof. Revelli expects
to select works which are char-
acteristic of the modern symphony
A variety of marches, short
symphonic works and composi-
tions showing the color combi-
For Speech Play
General admission and reserved
seat tickets may still be obtained
at the Lydia Mendelssohn box of-
fice for Luigi Pirandello's play
"Right You Are If You Think You
A provocative comedy with a
metaphysical tinge, the play has
been translated from the Italian
by British author and critic Eric
nations possible with the com-
plete band will be performed.
Total resources of the band will
be utilized from the rhythmic,
melodic and harmonic stand-
Prof. Revelli hopes to make the
recordings late in May at Hill Aud-
itorium using the recording com-
pany's equipment and engineers.
Commenting on the selection of
the University Band for the re-
cordings, Prof. Revelli pointed out
that it "will open an avenue in
the development of audiences in
Eighteen years ago, the sym-
phony band could attract only an
audience of four or five hundred
listeners. Now, three and four
thousand people pack Hill Audi-
torium for each performance.
"The Band has become a ser-
ious medium of musical expres-
sion, not belonging solely to the
gridiron," Prof. Revelli said.
Three movies, "Crayfish," "Bi-
ography of a Fish" and "Life Along
the Waterways," will be shown by
the University Museums at 7:30
and 8:10 p.m. today in Kellogg
Showings are open to the public.
Michigan social worker: will
meet today in Rackham Bldg for
the second annual Social Work
The program, aimed at discus-
sing the problems, developments
and improvements in social work,
is sponsored jointly by the School
of Social Work, its alumni and the
Michigan Council of the Ameri-
can Association of Social Workers.
The general opening session
at 10:30 a.m. in Rackham Lec-
ture Hall will be followed by
three section meetings at 11
Topics in the section meetings
will include culture conflicts be-
tween worker and client with fam-
work practice, casework with fam-
ilies having marital and parent-
child conflicts and role relations
among psychiatrists, psychiatric
social workers and clinical psycho-
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commented that their individual
definitions were "too complex" or
that they had "no ready answer"
to the question.
WEBSTER'S dictionary at-
tempts to supply such a ready an-
swer with the definition of "gov-
ernment by the people, a form of
To Attend Institute
Nearly 600 Michigan lawyers will
meet today and tomorrow at Rack-
ham Lecture Hall for the Insti-
tute on Michigan Probate Prac-
tice and Procedure.
The institute, under the auspices
of the Law School and the Michi-
gan Law Institute, will include
talks on such problems as the
drafting of wills and the admin-
istration of estates.
government in which the supreme
power is retained by the people
and excercised either directly or
indirectly through a system of
representation and delegated au-
thority periodically renewed, as
in a constitutional representative
government or republic."
Unlike yesterday's answers by
students, University professors
did not specifically mention the
system of government or society
of the United States as the sole
example. Such a distinction
dominated student replies.
Several professors said that
those students who had answered
the question of what does democ-
racy mean with an "I don't know,"
actually did have a general knowl-
edge of the meaning of the term.
Nearly all of the faculty mem-
bers believed that the term de-
mocracy is used in a vague and
ambiguous manner at the present
time, and that much of the real
meaning of the word has been
Faculty Members Interpret
Democracy in Similar Terms
To Hold Open
Sponsored stargazing will begin
tonight under auspices of the as-
Friday visitors' nights will be
held by the department beginning
tonight and continuing April 24,
May 1 and May 15.
Prof. Leo Goldberg of the as-
tronomy department will open
the series at 8 p.m. today with a
talk on "The Sun, Our Nearest
Each visitors' night will begin
with an illustrated talk at 8 p.m.
in Rm. 2003 Angell Hall, after
which the student observatory on
the fifth floor will be open until
10 -p.m. The Moon and Saturn will
be in a good position for observa-
tion tonight, Prof. Goldberg said
Observation with the telescopes
and binoculars will be possible on
clear nights, but the observatory
will also be open on cloudy nights
for inspection of the telescopes
and the planetarium.
GILBERT AND SULLIVAN-An indignant William Means, '53L,
looks on as Dawn Waldron, '56SM, and Robert Moore, '54SM,
embrace. The scene is from the forthcoming production of "H.M.S.
The Board of Directors of the Michigan UnIon
Presented by the speech depart-
ment, the play will run through
Curtain time for the perform-
ance is 8 p.m. Ticket prices are
$1.20, 90 cents and 60 cents.
Be Sure To Vote
Tuesday & Wednesday
JEWELRY of QUALITY
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PROPOSED CONSTITUTION OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN UNION
TO BE SUBMITTED TO THE MEMBERSHIP FOR A REFERENDUM
AT THE ALL-CAMPUS ELECTIONS - MARCH 31, APRIL 1
Article I, Name
717 North University
This association shall be known as the
"University of Michigan Union."
Article II. Purposes and Emblem
The purposes of the Union are to furnish
a University social and recreational center;
to provide a meeting place for faculty,
alumni, and students of the University; and
to help in fitting University of Michigan
men for the performance of their duties
as good citizens.
SThe Union emblem for Life Members
shall be a circular gold button or pin,
three-eighths of an inch in diameter, hav-
ing on its fave an enamelled blue block
M and the letters U-N-I-O-N raised in gold
and placed vertically. The Union emblem
for Student Members shall be a circular
blue button or pin, three-eighths of an
inch in diameter, having on its face a gold
block M and letters U-N-I-O-N in gold
and placed vertically.
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Article 111. Membership
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The membership shall be confined to
men, and this provision shall limit all
other provisions hereof. There shall be six
classes of membership, viz: Life Members,
Student Members, Annual Members, Hon-
orary Members, Directors' Members, and
Summer Session Members. All such mem-
bers shall have equal rights and privileges
except as otherwise set forth in the By-
Section I. Life Members
Students who have completed eight se-
mesters of fulltime work at the University
of Michigan shall automatically become
Life Members. Life Membership require-
ments for all others are set forth in the
Section II. Student Members
All full-time students of the University
of Michigan, both graduate and under-
graduate, shall be student members while
attending the University, and their mem-
bership shall terminate as of commence-
ment day of each academic year. Student
Membership requirements for all others
are set forth in the By-laws,
Section III. Annual Members
Alumni of the University, former stu-
dents who were actually in attendance
therein for a period of at least six weeks,
members of the several faculties, former
members of the faculty in actual resi-
dence for at least six weeks, former re-
gents, officers, and former officers of the
University, may become Annual Members
under conditions set forth in the By-laws,
and their membership shall terminate as
of August 31 in each year.
Section IV. Honorary Members
Every Regent of the University shall be
an Honorary Member of the Union during
his term of office.
The Board of Directors, by a unanimous
vote of those present, may elect to Hon-
orary Membership any person who has
rendered distinguished service to the Uni-
Section V. Directors' Members
Any person not otherwise eligible for
membership in the Union may become (a)
a Directors' Annual Member, or (b) a" Di-
rector's Life Member by a two-thirds vote
of the entire Board of Directors and under
conditions set forth in the By-laws.
Section V1. Summer Session Members.
Any student in attendance at a summer
session of the University may become a
summer session member under the condi-
tions set forth in the By-laws.
by the Board of Regents as hereinafter pro-
(3) The Dean of Men, ex officio.
(4) The General Secretary of the Alum-
ni Association of the University of Michi-
gan, ex officio.
(5) The highest-ranking male officer of
the legislative branch of the student gov-
ernment, ex officio.
(6) Seven Vice-Presidents of the Union,
to be students and members of the Union,
to be elected on vote of the student mem-
bers at such annual election as herein-
after provided. At the time of election,
Vice-Presidents must be students in good
standing in their respective schools or col-
leges and must have completed two full
semesters at the University of Michigan or
must have attained junior standing, in
accord with the University regulations con-
cerning the various schools and colleges,
before being eligible to take office.
(7) Three members of the University
faculties, each a Life Member, to be elect-
ed by the University Senate, or compar-
able body, for terms of three years each,
one term ending each year.
(8) Two alumni, each a Life Member, to
be elected by the Board of Directors of
the Alumni Association of the University
of Michigan, for terms of two years each,
one term ending each year.
(9) One member of the Board of Re-
gents, a member of the Union, to be ap-
pointed by the Board of Regents.
Section II. Powers
The Board of Directors of the Michigan
Union shall be the policy-making body of
the Michigan Union, with full power to
supervise and control all activities of the
Union, except as hereinafter provided. It
may prescribe by-laws, rules, and regula-
tions, not inconsistent with the Articles
of Association, the Constitution, or the
Bay-laws of the Regents of the University
of Michigan, to govern all Union activi-
ties, to govern the method and conduct of
the Union elections, to govern the time
and place for its own meetings, and to
govern members and guests while in the
Union Building. It may determine by an
affirmative vote of not less than ten of
its members, when, and for how long, by
reason of violation of rules or regulations
by a member, he shall be suspended or
expelled or refused the privileges of the
Union Building or any part thereof, or
refused participation in Union activities;
and it shall have power to enforce its
determination. Before any such determina-
tion is made, the Executive Secretary shall
send to the member by registered mail
to his last known address, a statement of
the charges preferred against him. On the
member's request, if made in writing
within thirty days from date of sending,
he shall be granted hearing before the
Board of Directors or a committee thereof.
It may determine by a like vote when any
such member shall be reinstated. It may
fill any Vice-Presidential vacancy.
Section II. Meetings
Meetings of the Board of Directors roay
be called by the President, by any ten
members of the Board, or as set forth in
If at any properly called meeting of the
Board, a quorum cannot be obtained, then
at such meeting those members present
may act as an executive committee of the
Board and may take such action as may
be in the best interests of the Union, to be
subject to approval by the Board at its
Method of Choosing Student
The time and procedure of the Selec-
tions Committee meeting shall be set
forth in the By-laws. The selected officers
shall take office immediately.
Section II. Vice-Presidents.
1. Number Nominated
There shall be nominated either by peti-
tion or by committee at least two candi-
dates from each (a) the Law School and
(b) the Medical School and the School of
Dentristry embined, and at least ten can-
didates for the five offices of Vice-President
from the remaining Schools and Colleges.
2. Nomination by Petition
Any eligible member of the Union may
become a candidate for Vice-President by
properly filing a petition, signed by two
hundred members. This petition shall be
filed with the person or committee of the
Student Government in charge of campus
elections on or before the day selected as
the deadline for petitions for other cam-
pus offices for the Spring All-Campus
3. Nomination by Committee
If nomination by petition fails to pro-
vide the minimum number of candidates
as hereinbefore provided, additional candi-
dates for Vice-President shall then be
nominated by committee up to, but not
in excess of. these minima. Not later than
one month before the Spring All-Campus
Elections, the Appointments Committee
shall appoint a Nominating Committee for
Vice-Presidents, consisting of four stu-
dent members of the Union who are not
on the Board of Directors, and one stu-
dent member of the Board of Directors
who shall act as chairman. No member
of this Committee shall be eligible for
election as a Vice-President at the then
It shall be the duty of this Committee
to nominate from the student body qual-
ified candidates for the offices of Vice-
President and to file a suitable document
attesting thereto with the person or com-
mitee of the Student Government in
charge of elections. This shall be done
not later than one week after the dead-
line set for the filing of petitions for cam-
The Executive Secretary shall see that
notice of such nominations is posted in
the Michigan Union and published in the
Michigan Daily at least ten days before
the date of election.
5. Annual Election
The annual election of the seven Vice-
Presidents shall be held on the day of
the Spring All-Campus Elections under the
supervision of the Student Government.
The polls for such elections shall be kept
open during the hours designated by the
Student Government. There shall be no
voting by proxy. Each student member
enrolled in the Law School shall be en-
titled to vote for one candidate for Vice-
President from the Law School. Each stu-
dent member enrolled in the Medical
School or in the School of Dentistry shall
be entitled to vote for one candidate from
the Medical School and the School of
Dentistry combined. Each student member
enrolled in the remaining schools and col-
leges shall be entitled to vote preferen-
tially for candidates for Vice-President for
the remaining schools and colleges.
shall perform such other functions as
herein elsewhere provided.
In case of his absence or inability or
refusal to preside at any such meeting,
then the succession for that meeting shall
(1) The Executive Secretary.
(2) A Vice-President who shall be chosen
by a majority of those members present.
Article VII. Executive Secretary
It shall be the duty of the Executive
Secretary to make suitable records of all
Union meetings and all meetings of its
Board of Directors, and to see that such
records are properly preserved; to see that
the membership of the Board of Direc-
tors is kept. filled; to see that a Nominating
Comr.littee is appointed, and that such
committee duly files its nominations; to
give due publicity to all nominations as
herein elsewhere provided; to give notice
of meetings of the Board of Directors in
accordance with its directions; and to pre-
side in the absence of the President.
Article VIII. Financial Secretary
The Financial Secretary shall be a resi-
dent of Ann Arbor or environs, a life
member, and shall be appointed by the
Board of Regents. He shall at all times
have access, personally or by a representa-
tive chosen by him, to all books and
records of the Union. He shall counter-
sign all drafts and checks of the Union
which shall have been signed by its Gen-
eral Manager and which he, the Finan-
cial Secretary, shall determine to be au-
thorized and proper. From time to time
he shall make reports to the Board of
Directors, respecting the income, ex-
penditures, and financial condition of the
Union, and- make such recommendations
as he shall consider proper. He shall be
required to furnish a bond with corpor-
ate surety, in form and amount satisfactory
to the Finance Committee, the cost there-
of to be borne by the Union.
Article IV. General Manager
Subject in all respects to the control
and direction of the Finance Committee,
the General Manager shall be responsible
for the orderly conduct of all financial
affairs of the Union and for the manage-
ment of the facilities of the Union Build-
ing, shall be the treasurer of all its com-
mittees, shall be its purchasing agent, and
shall have the power to select, discharge,
and fix the compensation and duties of
all paid employees of the Union. He shall
be required to furnish a bond as in the
case of the Financial Secretary.
Committees of the Board
Section T. Activities Committee
There shall be an Activities Committee
which shall consist of:
(1) The President, ex officio.
(2) The Executive Secretary, ex officio.
(3) The Executive Council.
The President shall be chairman of this
The Executive Council shall be composed
of students who are members and shall
be chosen by the President and Executive
Secretary. It shall meet at the call of the
President and shall consider matters pre-
sented to it by him or by any of its mem-
(5) The Senior Faculty Member of the
Board of Directors, ex officio.
The Executive Secretary shall be chair-
man of this committee.
A majority of this committee shall have
solo power to appoint all members of all
committees except the ex officio members
Section III. Finance Committee
There shall be a Finance Committee,
which shall consist of:
(1) The President, ex officio.
(2) The Executive Secretary, ex officio.
(3) The Financial Secretary, ex officio.
(4) The Dean of Men, ex officio.
(5) Two non-student members of the
Board of Directors, each a resident of Ann
Arbor, or environs.
(6) The Regent member of the Board
of Directors, ex officio.
The Financial Secretary shall be chair-
man of this committee.
The Finance Committee shall be di-
rectly responsible to the Board of Regents
of the University and shall have full con-
trol over all financial matters relating to
the Union, including power to borrow
money from time to time to pledge such
assets as may be owned and authorize a
conveyance of any or all the property of
the Union to the Board of Regents of the
University, subject to any specified liens,
and on such stipulations and conditions
as the committee may prescribe, and power
to appoint, discharge, and dircet a Gen-
eral Manager and to fix his compensation.
Section IV. House Committee
There shall be a House Committee which
shall consist of:
(1) The President, ex officio.
(2) One Vice-President.
(3) One non-student member of the
Board of Directors.
The Vice-President shall be chairman of
This committee shall act in co-operation
with the General Manager in all matters
concerning the Union other than those
under the jurisdiction of the Finance
Committee or the Activities Committee.
The House Committee shall be directly
responsible to the Board of Directors.
Article X1. Quorum
A majority of the Board of Directors
shall constitute a quorum of that board.
A majority of any committee of the Michi-
gan Union shall constitute a quorum of
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Article X11. Amendments
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Section I. Proposal
Amendments to this Constitution, not
in violation of the Articles of Association,
or the By-laws of the Regents of the Uni-
versity of Michigan, may be proposed to
the Board of Directors by:
(1) any member of the Board of Di-
(2) a petition signed by two hundred
(200) members of the Michigan Union.
Section II. Consideration
Upon due consideration of the proposed
amendment by the Board of Directors, it
shall be submitted to the membership for
a referendum upon:
(1) an affirmAtive vote of two-thirds .of
the entire Board of Directors.
(2) submission to the Executive Secre-
tary of supporting petitions bearing the
signatures of ten (10) percent of the stu-
dent members. should the Board fail to
approve the amendment within ninety
days after its proposal.
The candidate receiving the greatest
number of votes for the office from the
Law School and the candidate receiving
the greatest number of votes for the office
from the Medical, School and the School
of Dentistry combined, shall be elected
thereto. The five candidates who receive
the greatest numbers of votes from the
remaining schools and colleges, in accord-
ance with a system of proportional rep-
resentation, shall be declared elected. In
case of a tie for any office, the selection
shall be made by the Men's Judiciary
Council, or comparable body, from the
The President shall be responsible for
the efficiency of this committee. Its ac-
tivities shall be subject to the approval of
the Board of Directors, and its reports shall
Section II. Notice
At least thirty days notice in the Michi-
gan Alumnus and in the Michigan Daily
shall he given nrior to the referendum of
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