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New Language Proposal

JHE LITERARY college should be com-
mended for its thought in proposing re-
quirements of two years of language study
for liberal arts students. It has finally recog-
nized that Americans, as accepted leaders of
half the world, must become more inter-
national in their thought and has taken a
step toward removing the unfavorable im-
pression that monolinguistic tourists have
left abroad.
A thorough understanding of the peoples
who are allied with America in the cold
war and of those countries who compose
the United Nations should be required of
every student who, by his mere attend-
ance at a university, is supposed to be well
Studying the politics and history of a
specific country does not adequately impress
upon students the emotions and human
characteristics of a people. These character-
istics are best revealed through reading the
literature of a country and in speaking to
foreign peoples in their own language.
Literary translations, at best, are poor
substitutes for the original language. Indi-
vidual words often lose their entire meaning
in translation and the over-all impression of
a story or poem is almost certain to be muti-
lated when put into another language.
Ideally, students should learn languages
in elementary schools when they have more
time to practice and gain facility in a
foreign tongue, but since few elementary
schools offer such courses it is necessary
for secondary schools and colleges to fill
the language void left by the lower grades.
Course requirements of any kind should
not be needed in a liberal arts program, but
as long as the University deems it neces-
sary to require natural sciences, social
sciences and mathematics or philosophy,
they should also bajlance the program with
two years of language study.
Knowledge of at least one foreign lan-
guage is the first step toward the interna-
tional understanding needed in today's world.
-Dorothy Myers
Editorials printed in The Michigan Daily
are written by members of The Daily staff
and represent the views of the writer only.
This must be noted in all reprints.

INTERNATIONAL understanding is a nec-
essary quality for literary colleges to take
into consideration in setting up their curric-
ulum requirements. By nature, it is also
one of the most difficult to promote.
The University literary college facul-
ty's resolution of Monday to expand the
present one-year language requirement to
a two-year stretch or a proficiency equiva-
lent carries the long-range aim of better-
ing inter-ultural relations. But in spite
of the resolution's well-considered intent,
the question remains whether an extended
language requirement is the best means of
reaching the cultural internationalism.
both students and faculty members do-
or should-strive for.
Evidently, the long-range goal has not
been the main concern of literary college
faculty members' discussions on the long
bandied-about proposal. Neither has it been
the consideration behind state high schools'
But an innovation which has as wide-
spread effect as a curriculum requirement
deserves such consideration by all involved-
faculty, high schools and quite necessari-
ly, students. In its present form, the proposal
to broaden international understanding by
increasing training in languages seems to
be a somewhat circuitous and a not uniform-
ly effective method of reaching the ob-
True, future graduates will be able to
verse beyond salutatory remarks in the
language of their choice-if they get to
Europe, and some of them will, and if they
retain the skills, which most of them won't.
There is s definite advantage in being able
to read foreign authors in their original
phraseology, but it is primarily a literary
and not a social benefit.
If curriculum planers do feel that a
course requirement is the quickest way to
an educational result, a better "must" for
this particular problem might be an inter-
national relations or a foreign policy course.
Or, considering the diversity of student ap-
titudes and goals, the most equitable solu-
tion would be a general "international un-
derstanding" course requirement, allowing
individuals to choose either language, po-
litical science or history fields as the most
applicable means of reaching the desired
-Virginia Voss



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GENERATION, the Inter-Arts Magazine,
Volume 4, Number 2
THE PURCHASER of the current issue of
Generation gets a lot for his money this
time around: eighty pages of student work
organized with almost professional care. The
art and the prose seem to make those jarring
intrusions on each other less often, the ad-
vertising is discreetly presented, and a
twelve-page center section printed on buff
paper helps relieve the solid monotony of
black-and-white. This section contains some
of the best work in the magazine (poetry
once more).
Let us consider the fiction first, how-
ever, since it comprises the backbone of
the issue. Again, there is an encouraging
range in technique among the five stories
printed and a fairly general competence.
As a whole, though, it cannot be said that
"Generation's" fiction this year has reach-
ed the level of previous years.
Perhaps the most thoroughly satisfactory
story in the issue is Richard Laing's "Love
Poem," a relatively unambitious, but nicely
toned "moment of revelation" story that lasts
just long enough to put its point across. Its
development is deftly handled, anc1 the gen-
eral treatment is light and subtle.
Mabelle Hsueh's "The Surprise" catches
the perceptions of a child with more than
usual skill, and retains a real charm through-
out. If the story seems a little long, the grace
of the writing in it is undeniable.
Leonard Greenbaum attempts something
exceptionally complex in his story: "Mr. Sil-
ver and Mr. Frank" and only partly brings
it off. His undertaking, to describe the
disintegration of a friendship, lacks the right
focus in that the important things in the
story do not receive proper proportional
space. The treatment is dramatically con-
vincing and well-backgrounded, but lacks
the efficiency it needs to achieve its impact.
"Bring Back My Violin," a story of Henry
Van Dyke, starts off well and contains a
definite feeling for imagery. But its theme
is depressingly standard and not developed
with any fresh significance. The final
story, Mark Goodwill's "The Spirit and
the Flesh," is almost totally incompre-
hensible, contenting itself with so many
peripheral impressions and stock gener-
alizations that the main narrative line is
smothered. A reader has to get a foothold
Perhaps the most rewarding contribu-
tions in the poetry section are 'Jascha Kess-
ler's "After First Love" and Harvey Gross's
"Vienna: Winter, 1952." These works ground
their imageries in far different locales but
achieve reverberating pictures of Pennsyl-
vania in August, and of Austria in winter.
New Books at the Library
Eyster, Warren-Far From the Cus-

Joseph Green's poems, in spite of their high
technical excellence, carry a uniform cold-
ness or perversity unrelieved by the gen-
uine humor of his work in the previous issue.
Both essays, unfortunately, (Marilyn
Crandall's "On Lady MacBeth" and Nor-
man Burns's "Iago") seem too much like
classroom assignments, and although ob-
viously competent, are a little remote from
immediate pertinence. The magazine ought
to do more with commissioning their own
essays on less Weatherbeaten subjects.
The music contribution in this issue is an
aria from the very well received opera by
Karl Mugnuson and Anne Stevenson: "Adam
and Eve and the Devil." Two of the photo-
graphs of ceramics are by Don Campbell,
the quality of whose camera work has been
outstanding in The Daily this year.
-Bill Wiegand

JASHINGTQN - The Republican Con-
gressional leaders are frankly dissatis-
fied with President Eisenhower's eight and
a half billion dollar cut in the Truman bud-
get. According to indisputable report, it was
not at all a happy party at the White
House when the new economy program
was unveiled for Sen. Taft, Speaker Martin
and the others.
For his part, the President must have
been conscious of having taken enormous
and really terrifying risks, in order to
slash defense and foreign aid spending so
deeply. But in the eyes of the Congres-
sional bigwigs, the slash was not nearly
deep enough.
This is the current mood. The existence
of this impatient mood in turn speaks
volumes about the future relation be-
tween the President and the Congress.
The President has stated his theory of the
right way to deal with the Congress in
simple language-"I speak my piece, and
then it's up to them." It is of course con-
stitutionally correct that the President 'pro-
poses and the Congress disposes. But the
Eisenhower phrase, "then it's up to them,"
indicates wide tolerance of any disposition
Congress may choose to make. "Harmony"
is to be pursued as an end in itself.
The cut in the defense appropriations,
although attacked as inadequate, is un-
likely to be greatly surpassed by the
Congress. It can be shown to be a dan-
gerous cut; and the Democrats mean to
show the danger very dramatically.
Unfortunately, foreign aid appropriations,
although already reduced by 1.8 billion dol-
lars, are much more unpopular than de-
fense appropriations on The Hill. Sen. Mil-
liken, of Colorado, a highly responsible Re-
publican who is also very loyal to Eisen-
hower, has already commented that Con-
gress will be "merciless" towards foreign
The Appropriations Committee chairman
is Bridges of New Hampshire. Sens. Mc-
Carthy, Mundt, Dworshak and Cordon
among the Republicans, and McCarran on
the Democratic side, are likely to go to any
lengths. Sens. Ferguson and McLellan will
not be far behind. Sen. McCarthy has long
previously hinted that Secretary Dulles
would "get what was coming to him" when
the foreign aid and State Department ap-
propriations came before this committee.
Hence, if the Congressional leaders are not
minded to fight all the way for the Presi-
dent's program, Sen. McCarthy's forecast is
only too likely to come true.
The leader's lack of passionate belliger-
ence has meanwhile been indicated in the
sphere of foreign economic policy. The
White house pleaded for a simple one
year extension of the reciprocal trade
agreement act. The President further
agreed to take the recommendations, one
year from now, of a special commission
on foreign economic policy that Congres-
sional protectionists will quite certainly
pack with their sympathizers. This, you
might suppose, should have satisfied ev-
Yet at this moment, the House Ways and
Means Committee has pigeon-holed the one-
year extension of the reciprocal trade agree-
ments act. It is holding hearings on the
Simpson bill, which represents the view of
the Pennsylvania Manufacturers Associa-
(Copyright, 1953, New York Herald Tribune, Inc.)
At the Pattengill Auditorium, the Gilbert
and Sullivan Society, "Trial by Jury" and
"H.M.S. Pinafore"

mately for their success on the liveliness
of the chorus. It was here particularly that
last semester's production of 'Yeomen of the
Guard' failed to reach the high standard
that the group has set for itself since its
inception in 1947. No such criticism could
be made last night. The chorus were ever
eager to take a vigorous part in the scene
around them; and in 'Trial by Jury' particu-
larly they were aided by imaginative direc-
tion. At times indeed they were a little too
vigorous, and though the singing was al-
ways harmonious the audience would some-
times have profited from a little more at-
tention to the words.
'Trial by Jury' was a fine romp. Sid
Straight, the Society's faculty adviser, had
the very proper task of keeping the company
in order, and brought the authority of a
fine tenor voice to his task. Jerry Moore
who took a leading role in both productions
was more at home as the impatient, im-
proper judge with a fine sense of the comic
gesture than in the more romantic part of
Ralph Rackshaw. Lois Wasserman was
thoroughly plausible as a plaintiff capable
of bequiling judge and jury away from the
less exciting prejudices of exact justice, and
the defendant made a credible cad, though
the lower notes in his range are more accus-
tomed perhaps to more intimate audiences.
For the open deck of H.M.S. Pinafore,
Joan Wedge has provided another of her
fine sets. William Means as Sir Joseph Por-
ter, K.C.B., stole the show whenever he had
a chance, but he was not able to obscure
the fact that Dawn Waldron, as Josephine,

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(Continued from Page 2) ence Roo
at 4 p.m
University Lecture, auspices of the Growth P
Clements Library and the Department
of History, "The Dutch Republic and
the American Revolution," Dr. Benja-
min Hunningher, Queen Wilhelmina
Professor of the Dutch Language and
Literature. Columbia Univer -, Fri., Carillon
May 8. 4:15 p.m., Cements, Libraiy. versity C
series ofr
Carillon a
University Lecture, auspices of the 7. The pr
Department of Astronomy, "Our Stellar v'ns Are
System," Dr. J. J. Nassau, Director of Creation,
the Warner and Swasey Observatory, ro D. Pae
Case Institute of Technology, Fri., May Lttle Sh
8, 8:30 p.m., Rackham Amphitheater. of Stars;
lon comp
"Die Fled
Academic Notices Student
pianst, x
Doctoral Examination for Helen Mc- fulfillmen
Call Tewes, Education: thesis "The degree of
Preparation and Evaluation of Record- dyreei
ings Used as Discussion Starters with dasembly H
Adult Groups," Thurs., May 7, East tons by
Council Room, Rackham Building at 1 Schubert
p.m., Chairman, H. X. McClusky. tochet,
* ' ' -to the ge
pupil of
Doctoral Examination for Edwin Er-
nest Henry, Jr., Electrical Engineering; Alpha I
thesis: "The Thermistor as a Device in the M
for the Measurement of velocity in a joint mr
Flowing Water," Thurs., May 7, 2518 All mem
East Engineering Building, at 2 p.m.
Chairman, W. G. Dow.
Doctoral Examination for John Edgar E
Milholland, Psychology; thesis: "The
Dimensionality of Response Patterns Geology
for the Method of Single Stimuli" Fri., open mee
May 8 6625 Haven Hall, at 9 a.m. Chair- Age Dete
man: C. H. Coombs. tea Ura
tory, Was
Doctoral Examination for Jean Alvah ham Am
Gross, Zoology; thesis: "Modes of Ac-
tion of Antibiotics in Relation to
Growth of Tetrahymena," Fri., May 8, The In
2089 Natural Science Building, at 2 StudentI
p.m. Chairman, A. M. Elliott. Conferen
gue at 3
are invite
Doctoral Examination for Te Piao
King, Chemistry; thesis: "An Investi- Gradua
gation of the Possibilities of Carbon- ing 7:301
Carbon Bond Cleavage Leading to Ben- Rackham
zopyrylium Salts," Fri., May 8 3003 of officer:
Chemistry Building, at 2 p.m. Chair-
'man, R. C. Elderfield. Conre
Week M
Doctoral Examination for Donald Ray- 5:05-5:30.
mond Hutchinson, Physics; thesis:
"Beta-Ray and Gamma-Ray Energy 'The A
Measurements with a Thin-Lens Mag- lure of
netic Spectrometer," Fri., May 8, 2036 mane Li
Randall, at 3 p.m. Chairman, M. L. before M
The Ci
Doctoral Examination for Robert meet at 7
Stanley Einzig, Economics; - thesis: Elections
"Civil Aeronautics Board Control over final plar
Domestic Routes and Competition, dependen
1938-1952," Fri., May 8, 105 Economics agenda o:
Building at 3 p.m. Chairman, I. L.
Sharfman Christ
----- timonal
Doctoral Examination for Ralph Lane Hal
Spielman, Sociology; thesis: "A Study of
Stratification in the United States," La Pet
Fri., May 8, 5602 Haven HaU, at 3 p.m. from 3:30
Chairman, A. H. Hawley. teria, U
Astronomical Colloquium. Fri., May 8. Interna
4:15 p.m., the Observatory. Speaker: foreign s
Dr'. Bertrarn Donn of Wayne Univer- from 4 :3
sity; Subject: "Some Problems of In-
terstellar Matter." U. of &
night at
Anatomy Seminar. May 7, 4 p.m., 2501 Building.
East Medical Building. Dr. Afred S. Suss- State re
man: The Role of Small Paticulates in end. Th
the Cell. Mr. Gerald Abrams: The Ef- party on
feet of Somatotropin and Corticotropin
on the Islets of Langerhans of the Rat.
Course 402, the Interdisciplinary C
Seminar in the Applications of Mathe-
matics to the Social Sciences, will meet Psycho]t
on Thurs., May 7. at 4 p.m in 407 Mason Psycholoi
Hall. Mr. John Milholland of the Psy- "Problem
chology Department will speak on "The Methods,
Conjunctive Model for Multidimen- May 8, 3
sional Behavior." terested
Mathematics Colloquium. Fri.. May 8, The E
at 4 o'clock in 3011 Angell Hall, Pro- presents
fessor G. de B. Robinson of the Uni- informal
versity or Toronto will speak on "A ers Fout
Modern Approach to Invariants" be The
Seminar in Applied Mathematics will will be
meet Thurs., May 7, at 4 in 247 West May 8 at.
Engineering. Speaker: Mr. Arthur C. intereste
Downing. Topic: Conditionally conver-
gent integrals associated with the ship The Un
wave problem. with Bob
Class on
Geometry Seminar, Thurs., May 7, at Meet at.
7 p.m., 3001 Angell Hall, Prof. K. Leis- at 9:45 a

m, of the Rackham Building,
., on "Interrelation in the
R ecital. Percival Price, Un-i
arillonneur, will continue his
recitals on the Charles Baird
t 7:15 Thursday evening, May
ogram is as follows: The Hea-
Telling, from Haydn's "The
" Toccata and Vivace by Piet-
adisi; three Gipsy Airs: The
epherd. Velvety Night and Sea
three modern Belgian caril-
ositions, and Selections from
ermaus," by Johann Strauss.
I Recital. Patricia Joy Arden,
'ill present a recital in partial
it of the requirements for the
Master of Music at 8:30 Thurs-
ng, May 7, in the Rackham As-
all. It will include composi-
Bach, " Beethoven, Mennin,
and Palmer, and will be open
neral public. Mrs. Arden is a
Joseph Brinkman.
Phi Omega will meet at 7 p.m.
ichigan Union. There will be
ieeting of actives and pledges.
bers are expected to attend.
vents Today
-Mineralology Journal Club,
ting. Address, "Lead-Uranium
rmnations of Colorado Pla-
mium Ores," Thomas Stern,
Energy Commission Labora-
hington D.C., 7:30 p.ms, Rack-
ternational Committee of the
Legislature will meet in the
ce Room of the Women's Lea-
:10 p.m. All those interested
ed to attend.
te Student Council final meet-
p.m., West Conference Room,
Agenda to include election
gational Disciple Guild. Mid-
editation in Douglas Chapel,
nnual French Play. The pic-
'Tartuffe" is ready, 100-C Ro-
nguage Building. To be taken
lay 12.
ivil Liberties Committee will
":30 this evening at the Union.
for the coming semester, and
nning for a Declaration of In-
ce Party are included on the
f the meeting.
an Science Organization. Tea-
meeting at 7:30, Fireside Room,
ite Causette will meet today
to 5 p.m. in the North Cafe-
nion. All interested students
tional Center Weekly Tea for
tudents and American friends
0 to 6 p.m.
I. Sailing Club will meet to-
t 7:30 in West Engineering
Eliminations for the Ohio
;atta will be held nest week-
re will be a commissioning
logy Club. Dr. Wyatt of- the
gical Clinic will speak on
s of a Psychological Clinic;
Techniques Patients," Fri.,
p.m., 3415 Mason Hall. All in-
students are invited.
piscopal Student Foundation
the Series of Five-a series of
lectures by outstanding speak-
rt in the current series will
Rt. Rev. Russell S. Hubbard,
Bishop of Michigan. His topic
War-Justice2orNMurder?" Fri.,
7:30 p.m., 218 N. Division, All
d persons invited.
dergraduate Botany Club meets
Whitmire's Trees and Shrubs
iSaturday morning, May 9
2023 Natural Science Building
.m. The trip will be to Sagi-

rmminent. i
Egypt, in asking the British toBiti theH d
get out, realizes fully the de- 3tg e H n . . .
mands it will make on her to run To The Editor:
the }base efficiently, and it was IT MUST NOW be abundantly
officially announced by the pres- clear to every right-thinking
ent government that some British member of the University com-
technicians might be retained to munity that the proposed investi-
help in running the base until the gation of universities by the Hon-
time comes when Egyptian tech- orable Mr. Velde is not only justi-
nicians would have learned fed but direly needed. The strike
enough about the base. This real- of the bus boysis incontrovertible
istic approach was favorably re- evidence that insidious foreign
garded by Britain, but it remains ideas have been planted in the
to be seen how true the British minds of Michigan students. No
will be in their endeavor to re- other conclusion could be justi-
gain the confidence of the Egyp- fiably inferred from the fact that
tian people together with the rest these rash, misguided bus boys
of the Arabs who have decided to have decided to bite the viand that
cooperate in achieving all forms feeds them. And we are now con-
of freedom, and thus realize their fronted with the spectacle of a
unique potentialities and be able strike against the very founda-
to serve humanity to a much tions of American Civilization.
greater extent. The same instrument that has
It is to be remembered that struck with regrettable success at
Egyptians and Arabs in general the free enterprise system is now
are culturally inclined toward turned against an institution de-
Democracy which makes it very signed to teach our well-tried
easy for the United States to win traditions to future leaders of
the Arabs on her side. Once trust the community. One need only
has prevailed among the Arabs, read the letter of Mike Sharpe in
a stronger line of defense against last Friday's issue to realize the
any communist aggression will be source of the inspiration for the
built. bus boys' strike.
That is as far as the Middle
East is concerned. On the other A short look at the so-called
hand, such understanding will grievances of the bus boys must
also give a proof to all people all convince anyone that they are
over the world that the West be- without real foundation. The Uni-
lieves in Democracy in deed as I versity is giving these people an
strongly as in letter. For example opportunity to earn their keep,
many bitter Africans will see in because it carries on the tradition
Britain an up to date attitude, that poor but deserving students
rather than hanging on to an un- shouldbe encouraged and aided
healthy tradition, along the road to greater oppor-
-A. Zeitoun tunity. But as Secretary of Agri-
*culture Benson said, "no real
American wants to be subsidized."
On Hymns & Bac khaut (Time, April 13, 1953, p. 25) The
To the Editor: University as a tax-supportedin-
MR. BACKHAUT, my heart is stitution has no place for anyone
made glad. You have seen. who is not a Real American. It
You have heard the quiet moving is a basic principle of American-
reverence of Brother Frankie's ism that wages should be set in
song, the profound expression of the market place; and it has been
his belief, and you have seen. You demonstrated that the West Quad
have not been blinded by the managers have been able to get
knowledge that millions of Broth- help at the wages it is willing to
w~nt n~iT t at hit. by i nt


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and in good taste. Letters exceeding 300 words in length, defamatory or
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Relations .. .

To the Editor:
N ALL important question is
now being dealt with in the
Capital of Egypt whose prime
minister, heading a delegation,
negotiates with Britain on taking
over his rightful responsibility of
defending the Suez Canal. This
strategic waterway shortens the
distance between Europe and the
Far East besides lying amidst the
rich Arab area, rich in material
resources and more still of human
qualities since prehistoric time.
The Egyptian concession to
Great Britain to use the base
was granted in 1936, before World
War II, when a threat was seen
immn n

From 11 a.m. to 3 -p.m. the
Socialists and Communists real-
ized what was taking place. They
quickly marshalled their forces,
arrested the initiative, and
launched their attacks on the
British and the Egyptian capital-
ists-Abdine Palace not excluded.
It is clear, therefore, that when
Farouk and the British planned
their action they did not calculate
the possibility of being outwitted
and outmaneuvered by the Com-
I was a personsal witness of
that Black Saturday and deeply
lamented the tragically untimely
loss of innocent lives-in particu-
lar three of my trusted and well
beloved English friends.
-Tawfik Ramzi
* * *



HE SPRING ISSUE of Generation is, I
think, the finest-pictorially-yet pub-
lished. The first fine thing about it is the
cover, something for which the magazine has
not been distinguished in the past. The
charming, delicate pastel drawing of a girl
with a goose and the reproduction of a Ren-
aissance woodcut are sufficient justification
for any purchaser.
Among the various works of art pictured
inside, the one that stands out as some-
thing special is "Head of a Rabbi," a ce-
ramic, the work of John V. Reizian. The
face, angular, bearded, and long featured,
is reminiscent of the Chagall painting
treating a similar subject.
Several other very fine things demand no-
tice. The Richard Davis woodcut of a Cam-
den, Maine, wharf has the kind of vitality
and control that lead one to think that the
artist is thoroughly acquainted with his me-
dium-no small accomplishment. The pen
and ink drawing by William Whittingham,
"Bicyclist," has a sensitivity of line and a
sense of contrast that constribute to make
the simple drawing quite charming.
But the incidental illustrations throughout
the magagzine are what make the issue es-
pecially pleasing. The appearance of the po-
etry section was enhanced by its being print-
ed on a different type of paper thgm the rest
of the magazine, and doubly enhanced by
the ink sketches that are integrated textu-
ally. The two full-page drawings that accom-
pany the two pieces of Shakespeare criticism
are excellent in the proper manner: they il-
lustrate but do not obtrude.
The two pieces of ceramic work, the bot-
tle by Judith Pick and the bowl by Vivian
Gottlieb, are graceful in both form and de-
sign; on the page opposing them is a picture
M of Ernestine Winston's ceramic "Cow," the
only work I regret was included in the maga-
Stuart Ross' "Birds and Fog," is another

er Frankie's lambs know not the
meaning of those stirring words,
yea! know not even the words at
all, but swoon because he is
Brother Frankie! One can easily
see that you have heard a new-
born baby cry, and touched a
leaf, yea! even seen the sky! My
heart is made glad.
And now, the hymn for today.
Let us all sing, "I Have Seen That
Doggie in the Window" .
-Stu Ross
* * *
Ramzi's Evidence... .
To the Editor:
FOR THE interest of my learned
colleague Professor George
Hourani I wish to present some
evidence for stating that the
hbininq in (Cairn nn Janunaw 261



pay. Not only that, but by using
fewer employees, it has been able
to get these new people to do more
work for the same wage, thus
demonstrating conclusively that
the wage it offers is adequate and
My suggestion to the authorities
is that an ultimatum be given to
the bus boys to return to work
within 24 hours or to suffer ex-
pulsion from the University. Only
thus can the Vniversity be pre-
served as an institution dedicated
to the preservation of our ideals of
Justice and Freedom of Opportun-
ity for All.
Carl Baum, '55L


Kuri gs IU. nU11 allaly 40, 1
1952, were the result of deliberate
and calculated insidious action 'by
the agents of Farouk and the
It was in the interest of that
unholy alliance at the time, to
create serious trouble in the coun-
try to have a pretext for dismiss-
ing Nahas Cabinet, and thus to
bring into office some wieldy
puppets. The implication is ob-
vious. Be that as it may.
Investigations by the office of
the Attorney General leading to Sixty-Third Year
court indictment and sentences Edited and
of hrd abo prved hat Edtedandmanaged by students of
of hard labor proved that: the University of Michigan under the
1. Some of the accused arrested authority of the Board in Control of
and identified were British sub- Student Publications.
jects, employees of the British -
Embassy in Cairo, ortemployees Editorial Staff
in the service of the British Army Crawford Young.......Managing Editor
in the Canal Zone. Barnes Connable............City Editor
2. Now for ex-king Farouk. At Cal Samra.........Editorial Director
11:50 When the riots began t0gZanderHolander.......Feature Editor
11:0 wen herios bgantoSid Klaus .......Associate City Editor
assume serious proportions Fouad Harland Britz.......... Associate Editor
Serag ad-Din, then Minister of Donna Hendleman......Associate Editor
the Interior, phoned Hafez Af- Ed Whipple............... Sports Editor
fifi, Chief of the Royal Cabinet Dic seve ..... Associate Sports Editor
and asked that the army be alert- Lorraine Butler........Women's Editor
ed and dispatched to Cairo. He Mary Jane Mills, Assoc. Women's Editor
was curtly informed that all sen- Don Campbell.....Chief Photographer
ior officers of the army and police
were guests of His Majesty that Business Staff
day, and that it was most dis- Al Green .......... Business Manager
courteous to make such a request. Milt Goetz........Advertising Manager
3. At2 p~. Seag a-DinwentDiane Johnston ... Assoc. Business Mgr.
3. At 2 p.m. Serag ad-Din went Judy Loehnberg ... Finance Manager
to Abdine Palace demanding i- Harlean Hankin . Circulation Manager


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