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VOL. LXIII, No. 153

ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, TUESDAY, MAY 12, 1953

SIX PAGES

Conference
Requested
By Churchill
Cautious Againsi
QuickSolution
LONDON-(IP)-Prime Ministe
Churchill yesterday called for<
conference of the leading wor
powers to ease world tension an
cautioned against aiming for<
settlement of everything in a "sin
gle stroke."
Y Kicking off a two-day foreig:
affairs debate in the House o
Commons, the 78-year-old Prim
Minister flatly declared:
* * *
"IT WOULD be a mistake to as
sume that nothing can be settle
with the Soviet government un
less or until everything is settled.
Cheers greeted Churchill's
carefully weighed statement-
delivered slowly and solemnly.
While he did not mention the
United States directly, his words
were generally taken as nudg-
ing Washington into taking ad-
vantage of what he described as
an apparent change in Soviet at-
titude since Stalin's death.
A Big Three conference-pat
terned after the Roosevelt-Stalin
Churchill meetings during Worli
War II-was hinted by the Prim
Minister but he did not elaborate
Churchill suggested the confer
ence be "composed of the smalles
number of powers and persons pos
sible, and they should meet witht
measure of informality and a stil
greater measure of privacy an<
seclusion."
* * *
HE ADDED such a paley shouh
take place without any great de
lay and should not be hampere
by a long, previously-arrange
agenda.
The Prime Minister, who has
personally taken over handling
British foreign policy in the ab-
sence of ailing Foreign Secretary
Anthony Eden, appealed for a
cautious Western approach "to
the change of attitude and, we
all hope, of mind, which has
taken place in the Soviet do-
mains and particularly in the
Kremlin since the death of Sta-
[in."
Churchill went to to say: "Abov
all, it would be a pity if the natura
desire to reach a general settle-
ment of international policy wer
to impede any spontaneous anc
healthy evolution which may b
taking place inside Russia."
Both sides of the house sat si-
lent and tense as Churchill out-
lined a policy seeking "piecemeal
solutions" rather than an all-
out settlement and explained:
"Settlement of two or three o
our difficulties would be an im-
portant gain to every peace loving
country. For instance, peace ir
Korea and conclusion of an Aus-
trian treaty, might lead 'to an
easement of our relations for the
next few years."
Card Section
Seats To Cost
Quarter Soon
The Wolverine Club has decided
to levy a 25 cent fee on all mem-
bers of the 1200-seat flashcard sec-
tion, Wolverine Club officials said
yesterday.
The group is presently seeking

a new source of financial support,
having been refused funds by the
Athletic Board, according to Stan
Bohrer, '55.
BOHRER SAID the tariff would
be necessary to defray operating
expenses in the "Block M" section
to be marked off between the 20
and 35 yard lines for this fall's
football season.
Walter B. Rea, Dean of Men,
and member of the Athletic
Board has approved the fee, part
of which will go for membership
buttons and multi-colored flash-
cards.
Persons interested in partici-
pating in therflashcard display
may sign up from 12:30 to 3:30
p.m. next Monday, Tuesday and
Wednesday.
Seniors and member. of last
year's "Block M" section are re-
quested to sign up Monday; jun-

Texas Cities
Hit by Twin
Tornadoes
Tragedy Strikes
Lake Ship Also
By the Associated Press
Twin tornadoes ravaged two
Texas cities yesterday.
At least 17 persons died in the
wreckage of buildings and splint-
ered homes-10 at Waco, a city of
about 90,000 in Central Texas
and seven at San Angelo, 200 miles
west.
* * *
THE NUMBER of injured in
both cities ran well into the hund-
reds.
One tornado struck Waco with
a violence which demolished a
six-story building. Eight persons
in that building were killed. Fall-
ing debris crushed four motorists
to death in their cars. Flying
debris killed two youths.
The other tornado sickled a
rubble-strewn path a half mile
wide and a mile long through a
residential area of San Angelo, a
wool center of 50,000.
It splintered houses, wrecked a
school, injured a number of child-
ren in it, and twisted automobiles
into rubble.
*
SOME 1,200 miles northeast and
hours earlier, gales whipped Lake
Superior into a fury and sank an
ore-laden freighter.
The Coast Guard said yester-
day that 14 known survivors and
nine bodies had been picked up
off Isle Royale where a loaded
iron ore freighter swamped in a
violent Lake Superior storm with
31 aboard.
It was possible, the Coast Guard
said, the body of a tenth victim

UN Claims Reds
Evade Questions
Ask Answers 'Soon as Possible'
To Clarify Fate of 'Balky' POW's
By The Associated Press
The Allies charged the Reds with disregarding vital questions
yesterday on the Communist eight-point prisoner of war proposal
and called for some answers "as soon as possible."
Lt. Gen. William K. Harrison Jr., senior Allied delegate, said
the Communist negotiators had "uni-laterally" declared no prob-
lem exists if a postarmistice political conference fails to decide the

-Daily-Don Campbell
BRONZE 'M' SEAL--John E. Flynn, (left) presents the diagonal
seal to President Harlan Hatcher and T. Hawley Tapping, Secre-
tary of the Alumni Association, at a ceremony yesterday.
. * * *
Hatcher, Seniors Present
At Unveiling of 'M' Seal
The new bronze M' seal, which was unveiled yesterday, was ac-
cepted by President Harlan Hatcher on behalf of the University from
John E. Flynn, '53A, chairman of the Senior Board.
The 'M', unveiled by Thad D. Epps, '53E, and Donald D. White.,
'53E, co-chairmen of the committee in charge of the presentation, is
a gift of the Class of 1953.

-Daily-Don Campbeli
* * * * * *
PICTURED above is Katharine was "thrilled" at being on the Uni-
Cornell as she prepared to go versity campus for the first time.
on stage last night for the open- In the role of Constance Mid-
ing performance of "The Constant dleton, a worldly-wise woman
Wife," tbe first play of the 1953 who turns the tables *on her
Drama Season. philandering husband, Miss Cor-
nell is supported by John Emery
Miss Cornell said in an inter- and Robert Flemyng.
view that the tour of the Maugham In comparing "The Barretts of
comedy, making the theater rounds Wimpole Street" with her present
throughout the country since last role, she said the former was "a
October, would give its rinal per- God-given role," but "I've enjoyed
formances this week. playing in "The Constant Wife!"
* * She slyly concluded, "It's such a
THE FAMOUS actress said she naughty little comedy."
Committee Male Students
OK's Pay Hike Riot at MSC
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Budget
W ilson,
By The Associa
WASHINGTON -
Defense Wilson yest
a "reasonably balan
budget "within the
three years."
Wilson said the
partment and Nati
Council had studie
military cost pictu
months but had con
"complete budget N
not be achieved so
seriously reducing
build-up of ourd
bilities."
* *
MEANWHILE, Ch
(R-NY) of the Hoi
Means Committee
federal budget can
now "if Congressh
age to do it."
"Nobody else will
I can see," he said
speech to the House
The defense secret
statements in detail
of the reduced Eisen
budget before a Ho
ations Committee o.
services. The testim
public last night by
Department.
k '
Yearbo
Distribution of
Michiganensian wi
from 9 a.m. to 5 p.
and Friday and fr
noon Saturday, 'En
announced yesterd
Students are ur
the stubs of their
ceipts, to the Stud
tions Building to

Splits
Reed
ted Press
- Secretary of
erday forecast
iced" national
next two or
Defense De-
ional Security
d the whole
re in recent
ncluded that a
alance" could
oner "without
the rate of
defense capa-

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YOU HAVE disregarded our
questions concerning this mat-
ter . . " the American general
told the Reds. '
"Our side finds it quite diffi-
cult to believe a problem can be
solved by a mere statement of a
declaration that the problem
does not exist.
"We have realistically recog-
nized the fact that there is no
guarantee whatsoever that the po-
litical conference will be* able to
settle this problem and have,
therefore, requested a further pro-
posal for the ultimate solution of
this problem."
The delegations conferred for
52 minutes and then adjourned
until 11 a.m. today.
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*fate of prisoners refusing to re-
turn to Red rule.
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WASHINGTON - (A") - A pro-
posed $1,000-a-year pay boost for

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'which the old tile"M' has gathered
will continue," President Hatcher
said in accepting the plaque.
The tile 'M' was removed last
summer when the sidewalks were
redesigned
Following the ceremony, Flynn
said a new tradition was starting
about the bronze 'M,' which is set

By The Associated Press

'in 75 pounds of blue conc:
''The freshmen are not tov
WASHINGTON - A bill to elim- across the seal. But if they m
inate the federal admission tax it through a year here, they
on all amateur, semi-professional serve to walk any place, ever
or minor league baseball games the seal."
was introduced yesterday by Rep. --- --
Herlong(D-Fla.).rench K
Ridgwuy To Appear .. . 25 Vietmins
WASHINGTON - Sen. Wiley
(R-Wis) said yesterday Gen. Mat- HANOI, Indochina-(A )-Fre
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was aboard a Coast Guard rescue members of Congress and federal
craft bound for Houghton, Mich. judges won apprdval yesterday of
and that some survivors might be the Senate Judiciary Committee.
aboard another boat headed for The bill, by Sen. McCarran (D-
Superior, Wis. Nev.), also would hike the salaries
* of U. S. attorneys to a $20,000 aI
A 60-MILE-AN-HOUR gale on year maximum and a $12,000 m-
Lake Superior ripped open hatches imum The present maximum is
of the 6,900 ton freighter Henry $11,800, the minimum $7,040.
Steinbrenner, heavily laden with
iron ore from Duluth, Minn. It U s s
sank early yesterday in rough seas BUT THERE was some question
off Isle Royale, Minn. that even if the full Senate ap-
The 52-year-old ore boat, be- proves the measure the House will
gan shipping water as huge go along. All House members are
waves broke over the bow. up for re-election next year and it
Water poured through hatches cwas doubtful that with the pros-
into the hold faster than it could pects of no income tax reduction
be pumped out. The craft sank in for the voters this year enoughk
60 feet of water about 6:30 a.m. Congress members would risk crit-
qr-.7t1'~cim'~~~ d icsm

EAST LANSING - (UP) - About
600 rioting male students staged
another panty raid at MichiganE
State College last night, smashing
windows and breaking down doorsG
to invade two dormitories in a.
spring-inspired quest for co-ed
underwear.
The students struck first at the
Mason dormitory for girls, where
they broke windows and took aI
rear door off its hinges to enter
the off-limits women's sanctuaiy.
The co-eds at Mason rallied and
turned a fire hose on the invaders.
Hastily summoned East Lansing
and campus police succeeded in
driving the students out of the
dormitory, but a few left waving
i trophies of co-eds panties and
brassieres.
; The rioters then tried to entera
the Williams dormitory for wom-
en, but only a few managed to

HARRISON said the UN Com-
mand could not understand many
hairman Reed phases of the Communist plan.
dseclsaredh "We can not understand why
declared the you refuse to recognize the im-
ibe balanced
has the cour- portance of our questions con-
cerning your proposal. We
again request that you give our
have, so far as questionsadequate consideration
1in an angry and that you furnish us the
yesterday. answers as soon as possible,"
.ary made this the General said.
ing the effects The last major obstacle to an
gower military armistice in Korea is the final dis-
)use Appropri- position of 48,500 Allied-held pris-
n the armed oners who steadfastly refuse to
ony -was made E return to Red rule.
y the Defense * * *
y MEANWHILE, fourteen U. S.
Superforts droned through soupy
Korean skies last nigh&tand blast-
ed a 27-acre supply target at
00k Noha, southwest of the Commun-
this year's ist capital of Pyongyang.
ill take place In Moscow, seven smiling, good-
m. Thursday spirited American civilians freed
om 9 a.m. to from North Korea internment
nsian editors camps arrived yesterday on their
ay. . way home. They received a real
ged to bring American welcome from fellow
'Ensian re- countrymen as they stepped off
ent Publica- the Transsiberian Express.
receive the And back in the United States,

The sea aeatnsm creasea to
39 the number killed in the vic-
ious gales and tornadoes which
have knifed throgh the Midwest
in the last 64 hours.
Property damage will run into

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commander in Europe, will come Imunist-led Vietminh soldiers and millions of dollars.
before the Senate Foreign Rela- captured 12 yesterday as sharp Wind, rain and snow storms
tions Committee next week to fighting suddenly developed around scooted south of the Canadian bor-
report "on world events as of that the broad Plaine des Jarres in the der from Lake Superior to Mon.-
date " heart of Laos. tana and Wyoming, bringing up to
Heavy French artillery fire and six inches of snow to some sec-
Dulles Urges Aid . . .~ . aerial bombardment sent three tions.
Vietminh companies fleeing into The new storm skirted much, of
CAIRO, Egypt - Arriving in the : the hills and jungle. the seven-state area where at least
midst of mounting tension in this As reported by a French Army 15 persons were killed during week-
Middle East Country, Secretary of spokesman here, yesterday's fight- end tornadoes and wind squalls.
State Dulles said yesterday the ing appeared to be, with exception Meanwhile, the eastern third of
U.S. will do everything it can to of Vietminh assaults on two north- the nation reported unseasonably
help Egypt and Britain solve their ern French outposts, the first ma- hot weather. Temperatures at New
bitter differences over the stra- jor clash of the Vietminh inva- York City reached 83.4-highest
tegic Suez Canal. sion of Laos which began April 12. of the year.
UNIVERSITY OF BERLIN:
SL Plans S tudenlIt Exchange Pro gramn

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Rep. Burdick (R-ND). long a get inside before reinforced police yeams pte
foe of higher salaries for con- were able to disperse them. s ar-k.can prisoners of war whorn
gressmen, said he's against the - left behind in a North Korea
Senate measure. The way for !MORE CLAUSES AT 4U prison camp were revealed b
legislas to get more money, he *Corp. Joseph L. Jewell, one of ti
saTd ist7 edue Faes o tey Americans exchanged with ti
will have more of their present Communists, who returned to h
salary left, 1home in suburban Norwood Satu
The Senate committee estimated day night.
it would cost the taxpayers $3,638,- I P a it .-o H ere Jewell said he was told not't
258 annually to increase the sal- P G ets M ildK Hsay anything publicly about th
aries of the 96 senators and 434 condition of the men but allo
House members to $25,000. They them are in the camp where h
By JON SOBELOFF was held for more than two year
money, which is lumped together Columbia University's decision Sunday to withdraw recognition
-as taxable compensation. by Oct. 1, 1960, from fraternities with "bias clauses" drew qualified ap- I
proval from an Inter-Fraternity Council leader here yesterday. Subcom m ittee
The action at Columbia followed a student referendum last week
Fiery Vulcan which favored setting a clause removal deadline nearly two-to-one. To Investigate
iIFCvice-president John Baity, '55, said that "if members of the in-
Get"s ""orthies dividual fraternities want their clauses removed, that's fine."P_
ets rt ieserry peal
BUT AS TO THE desirability of similar action here or at other
Mighty Vulcan, holding court in schools, Baity felt "that would be something the fraternities on each The Joint Judiciary Council las
his forge, Mt. Aetna, sat embit- campus have to decide for themselves." night set up a special subcommil
tered at man's misuse of his be- A New York Times report of Columbia's action also implied tee to investitate the appeal o
loved fire. Then came to him that two fraternities not on the campus list of thirteen known "bias Bob Perry, '53E, who was fined $4
his faithful follgwers, saying, clause" fraternities here, actually do have national restrictions on on three counts by the Inter-Hou
"Mighty Vulcan, ' hear these can- membership based on "race, color or religion." Council Judiciary last month.
didates for admission to our Sa- Columbia chapters of the two fraternities, Alpha Sigma Phi and Decision on Perry's appeal ivi
cred Order." These, being engi- Zeta Beta Tau, were reported by the Times to be "reluctantly en- be postponed until Monday whe
hre On y Thes bi ni- the subcommittee submits its r
nhers, the only formstmankind forcing discriminatory provisions of their national organizations."pt.
the God would hear, were forth- Local Alpha Sigma Phi president Arthur R. Cox, '53, said flatly port.
with put to the test, and, having Perry was charged with violat
witp utt the trdest and, pr n"there is no bias clause in either our national or local constitution, nor ing individual house rules, viola
pahed wrthes, wordea adm e in the national government or local by-laws." University rules forbiddir
their worthiness, were admitted. ingUnvriyulsfbdin
Thus entered the Sacred Order door-to-door solicitation and con
Thus enter THE COLUMBIA time lmit rule was aimed at any fraternity duct unbecoming a student, f
of Vulc an: I "compelled by its constitution, rituals or government to deny mem- slipping mimeographed literatu
Robert F. Allen bership to any person because of his race, color or religion." under doors in the quadrangle
Victor L. BrookisCox said, however, that the Alpha Sigma Phi ritual is restric- during his recent successful cam
Thad D. Epps tive. But he added that as far as he knew all fraternities have paign for a Student Legislatu
Robert F. Guise certain requirements for membership, in their rituals. seat.
Harold A. Holt
Robert B. MacGregor . Cox refused to comment on whether the restrictions were on the -~~~
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(EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the firstI
in a series of articles on the Free!
University of Berlin, which the Stu-
dent Legislature has voted to adopt
and support.)
Iy I)OROTHY MYERS
If Student Legislature plans be-
come effective, next year will mark
the first exchange of students be-
tween the University and the Free
University of Berlin.
In voting to support the Berlin
school and the Office of All-Ger-
man Student Affairs, SL adopted
a plan of material aid and cul-'
tural contact which may develop
in the future into a junior-year,
abroad program for Michigan stu-
dents.
During the coming year it is'
hoped that one student from each
school will be exchanged.
THE FREE University of Berlin
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Reed E. Romine
Richard J. Strozewski
CUPospones

basis of race, color or religion, because, he said#, thee ritual of the Ira-
ternity is secret.
Zeta Beta Tau president Harold Abrams, '54, likewise denied that
there was anything in his fraternity's constitution or by-laws of a
discriminatory nature.
* * * *
"OUR RITUAL is secret," Abrams said, "and I have taken an
oath not to disclose it. If the brothers at Columbia feel they can dis-

By Senior Board
John R. Black, '54Ed., was elect-
ed chairman of the 1954 Senior
Board yesterday.
Other officers of the board are

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