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VOL. LXIII, No. 154

ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, WEDNESDAY, MAY 13, 1953

SIX PAGES

'Strutting Their Stuff'

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-Daily-Don Campbell
ON PARADE-The Air Force ROTC military band performs in front of the Elks Home as part of
the series of events celebrating Armed Forces Week. Today Naval ROTC units will hold an open
house from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at North Hall as part of the week's program. Festivities will end Sat-
L urday afternoon with a 3,000 man Armed Forces Day parade.

LOCAL STATION DEBUT:
WPAG-TV Hits Coaxial
Cables With No Hitches

,State Tax
Bill Stopped,
By Senators

Radford Named
Joint Chairman
By the Associated Press
President Eisenhower yesterday
nominated Adm. Arthur Radford,
longtime battler for naval air pow-
er, as chairman of the Joint Chiefs
of Staff in' a sweeping shakeup of
the entire military high command.
Radfordawill take over the chair-
man's post from Gen. Omar N.
Bradley. He will be the first Navy
man to head the Staff. ..
Gen. Matthew B. Ridgway will
turn his European defense com-
mand over to Lt. Gen Alfred M.
Gruenther and return here to be
Army chief of staff, succeeding
Gen. J. Lawton Collins.
Adm. Robert B. Carney will suc-
ceed Adm. William B. Flechteler
as chief of naval operations.
A shift in the top Air Force post
previously had been announced.
Last week, the President nomi-
nated Gen. Nathan Twining to suc-
ceed Adm. William B. Fechteler
Air Force chief of staff.
* * *
THE SHAKE-UP fulfilled a de-
mand of Republican leader Taft
of Ohio, for a clean sweep of the
Truman-appointed military hier-
archy.
It came as a bitter jolt how-
ever to the Air Force. Behind the
scenes, the Air Force has been
fighting tooth and nail against
selection of Radford to the na-
tion's No. 1 uniformed post be-
cause of his past opposition
to large-scale construction of
the giant B36 intercontinental
bomber and his strong support
for super aircraft carriers.
Of late, however, Radford has
kept his views on these touchy
subjects under wraps.
* * *
ON CAMPUS, faculty members
in the Naval Reserve spoke of Rad-
ford as "one of the most able bod-
ied of the Navy's admirals."
Prof. George Peek of the political
science department who served
five years in the World War II Pa-
cific Naval campaign spoke of
Radford as "a brilliant man with
a great deal of imagination."
Dean Ralph A. Sawyer of the
graduate school also a naval re-
serve officer called attention to the
conflict between Air Force and
Naval aviation and predicted Air
Force objections to Radford's ap-
pointment.
Board Studies i

Yearbook
Due to a shipping delay, dis- -
tribution of the Michiganensianf
will not begin until Friday.
Students may exchange their
receiptnstub forythe yearbook
from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday
and Monday and from 9 a.m. }
to noon Saturday.
SA C Moves
To Clarifyf
Y {
Quad Issue
Acting to clarify jurisdictional
confusion over residence hall stu-%>Y
dent government, the Student Af-
fairs Committee yesterday set up r
a three-member sub-committee
which will meet with a sub-group
of the Residence Hall Board of ;
Governers to discuss the problem
and possibly arrive at a joint rec-!
ommendation on it.

Five Neutrals
Would Act
On Chinese
Reject Political
Conference Plan
By the Associated Press
The UN Command at Panmun-
join presented a sweeping new
truce proposal today providing that
:r s all Korean prisoners refusing to
return to Red control would be
freed immediately after an armis-
tice.
Under the proposal, aimed at
breaking the crucial prisoner ex-
< change deadlock, balky Chinese
r POWs would be placed in custody
of a five-nation neutral repatria-
tion commission.
{ ~ THE ALLIES flatly rejected a
Communist proposal that a polit-
ical conference settle the fate of
prisoners persisting in their re-
fusal to go home.
Lt. Gen. William K. Harrison
Jr., senior Allied truce dele-
gate asked the Communists to
ace study the plan "in the same
spirit of constructive negotia-
tions in which we have studied
it is based."
The Allies earlier had said some
sections of the Communist plan-
erment appeared im- particularly that concerning a po-
e students yesterday litical conference handling of pris-
urned the MSC cam- oners-would be "unworkable."
After Harrison had completed
nt discipline be ap- 'reading the lengthy counterpro-
in Monday night's posals the Communists asked for
ean of Students Tom a recess until 9 p.m. today.
t night. The Allies accepted the Com-
* * munists' proposal for a five-nation
[D student leaders commission made up of India, Po-
cd the raid as an un- land, Switzerland, Sweden and
)n led by a minority Czechoslovakia but said the comn-
14,000 students. mission's supervision must be lim-
ers of the student .ited to non-Korean prisoners of
" face suspension war.

By DEBRA DURCHSLAGI
With no technical hitches, Ann Arbor bowed into the world of The Cloon Business and Person-
coa.ial cables and plaster make-up at 7 p.m. yesterday with the initial al Income Tax Bill, recently draft-
program of WPAG-TV. ed by the University's Legal Re-
Broadcasting on Ultra-High Freqnency (UHF) Channel 20, the { search Center, was killed in the
station will be available on most newer models of television sets. It State Senate yesterday and a new
may be received on various empty channels, according to the particular tax plan substituted.
set. Older sets require a conversion job in order to receive UHF signals. The new plan calls for taxation
of "adjusted receipts of businesses"
AFFILIATED WITH the Dumont Network, the station will be able personthaincomes includedsiness and
to telecast programs supplied by all the TV networks in addition to CeoonBl p isin. in the
Cloon Bill provisions.
local features. "Regular reports to * * *
the people by congressmen" are PROF. WILLIAM J. Pierce, asst.1
A m bas a or planned, according to Manager Ed- director of the Legal Center, com-
A m bas ador ward F. Baughn. Special features mented on the substitute. "The'
lsupplementextensive sports Senate Tax Committee gave us the
From Indcoverage in Detroit, Ann Arbor, policies of the first bill, and we
and professional eagues. functioned as a service aanviI

The jurisdictional issue arose,
over approval of the Inter-House
Council constitution when it wasI
discovered the Board of Governors 1R o er
and SAC had conflicting grants of
power over such student organi- I .
zations. . . uspension,
UNDER AUTHORITY given by _
the Regents, SAC has "full super-
vision and control of all student By GENE HART
activities, other than athletic ac- Suspension from school and loss of d
tivities and those falling within minent for at least four Michigan Stat
the jurisdiction of the Commit- who acted as leaders in the "panty raid"

si
WIG
raft def
e Colleg
" that tu

tee on Student Conduct."

pus upside down for five hours Monday night.
"Student leaders are urging that stringen
plied to the more than 600 students involved

To Lecture

Immediate planar for the sta-
tion include broadcasts only be-
tween the hours of 7 and 10 p.m.
except for afternoon telecasts of

India's ambassador to the Unit- some Detroit Tiger home base-
ed States, Gaganvihari L. Mehta, ball games. Manager Baughn
will arrive here today to deliver plans to gradually expand opera-
the keynote address in the Uni- tion into the daytime hours.
' versity's International Week pro- - The FCC has allocated two TV
g . s"Towardchannels to Ann Arbor, Channel
Mehta will speak on "Toward t, ,n r_ ----4

drafting it for them. While we
think it is a good bill, there may
be other plans just as workable
as the one we worked on."
"I have grave doubts however
whether the new bill is in a form
ready for enactment," he added.
"It is possible that we may be
called upon to redraft this bill
also."

But another Regent's rule
gives the Board of Governors
power to "adopt necessary reg-
ulations for the government of
residents in the residence halls,"
and under the interpretation
now in effect, the power can-
not be delegated to a group out-
side of the residence halls, such
as SAC.
A Board of Governors sub-com-
mittee had earlier recommendedi
constitutions be submitted to SAC
for "clearance and formal recog-
nition," with final authority re-
maining with the Board as estab-
lished in the Regent's rule.
The SAC sub-group will deter-
mine how much force SAC recom-
mendations would have on quad

Frcterni

riot," MSC De
* * King said las
ita*

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LV~u-Chang
RushingRyule
Fraternity house presidents yes-
terday expressed favorable reaction
toward an amendment to the rule
which bans rushing counselors
from participating in the rushing
activities of his own fraternity.
Several presidents expressed the
opinion that under the new set-

and the automatic lifting of

* * *

World Friendship" at 8:15 p.m. to-
day in the Rackham Lecture Hall.
THE AMBASSADOR has served
in various aspects of governmental
work, with an emphasis on eco-
nomics. He has been president of
the tariff board of India's national
government, member of the Na-
tional Planning Commission, pres-

KING SAI
have describe
popular actioi
of 200 out of
Ring lead
"panty raid

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20, which is now WPAG-TV, and
the non-commercial Channel 26,1
which the University may even-
tually put into use.
The transmitter and relay tower,
for the Ann Arbor station is lo-
cated"at Scio Church and Maple-
wood Rd., just outside the city.

The Cloon Bill, already passed
by the House before it was stopped BuildingPlan
in the Senate, had been sent here
last week to be drafted to conformI

constitutions, and possibly will
suggest changing Regent's rules so
th R SAC will h ra .nnnnval nn.pr.

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World News
Roundup
By the Associated Press,
OTTAWA - Canada is proceed-
ing with plans for the navigation
part of the St. Lawrence Seaway
"just as though we were going to
build the project on our side,"
Transport Minister Lionel Chev-
rier said in the House of Commons
yesterday.
WACO, Tex.--Thunder boom-
ed a mournful dirge as grim-
faced armed soldiers guarded
storm-mauled Waco last night
in the face of a warning there
may be more of the tornadoes
which have killed 73 in Texas.
WASHINGTON - The House
yesterday passed by voice vote a
bill extending the doctors' draft
for two years with amendments
providing more liberal credit for
previous military service.
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with the Federal income tax laws.
Activities Center
Subject of Poll
The Student Offices of the Un-
ion have sent out a questionnaire
to all campus organizations ask-
ing the groups what facilities they
I desire in the proposed new co-
educational Student Activities
Center.
Union officials urge the groups
receiving the questionnaires to re-
turn them by 5 p.m. Monday.

With plans underway to start ca " b ilnea "' c" "
construction of the new county Iover these constitutions as itmdoes
couthose ollng omeimein over the charters of other cam-
courthouse rolling sometime mpus groups.
September, the county Board of *s*r*s
Supervisors met yesterday to ex-
amine progress reports on the .t
building. Council received a two-week ex-
The placement of a $1,500 war tension of the temporary recogni-
memorial statue in the lobby of tion previously given its proposed
the courthouse was discussed but constitution by SAC.
no final decision reached. Discussion yesterday indicated'
The Board turned down bids of members might want to make mi.-
several concessionaires for the nor changes in certain of the doc-
management of a proposed snack- ument's provisions, so final con-
bar in the building. Requests to sideration was delayed until the
house juvenile delinquents in the May 26 meeting pending further
courthouse were also dismissed. I study.

up fraternities would be more lik-
ely to name their best men as
counselors.
The bias clause question was
also discussed at the district
meetings. House presidents were
told the IFC would investigate
the possibilities of removing bias
clauses from house charters
through a fact-finding commit-
tee only if asked to do sb by the
.individual houses.

their draft deferment, King MEANWHILE in Seoul reports
said. As of now four are known indicated the heaviest fighting in
to be facing such penalties. 10 days had erupted on the Korean
King said college authorities Central Front. About 1,000 Chinese
started today to question the 38 Communists attacked five Allied
youths arrested and later would outposts and were repulsed with
quiz, some 20 or 30 others who outpee ossanererplsdwt
were booked but released without sThe Reds struck behind 2,650
jailing. rounds of artillery and mortar fire
MSC President John Hannah, and surged over three of the United
present director of manpower mo- Nations positions, including Out-,
bilization in the Eisenhower ad- post Texas. Furious South Korean
ministration has reportedly not counter-attacks hurled them back.
yet publicly commented on the
raid. * Mighty Sphinx
COMMENTING on any disc1-t
plinary action the University GrabsSlaves
mgthave in mind in the even
of a similar disturbance here,
Dean of Student Erich Walter said Once again the Pharaoh has
yesterday, "we don't expect to commanded his legions to cross
cross that bridge because we hope the great desert and invade the
we won't come to it." land of the barbarians to pick

A Big Ten IFC-Panhel directive
says no pressure will be placed on
fraternities to remove their selec-
tivity clauses.

BROADCASTS BEAMED:

. G. L. MEHTA
... Indian Ambassador
* * *
ident of the Federation of Indian
Chambers of Commerce,-and dep-
uty leader of the Indian delega-
tion to the International Business
Conference.
Mehta has authored several
books on international relations.
Among them are "From Wrong
Angles," "The Conscience of a
Nation" and "Perseverities,"
which reflect India's internal re-
actions to world events.
University officials will meet
Mehta's plane at Willow Run this
morning. A complete campus tour
with a visit to President Harlan
Hatcher followed by dinner with

SL Plans Cultural Contact With Berlin
(EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the second in a series of three articles on
the Free University of Berlin, which student Legislature has voted to
adopt and support.)
By DOROTHY MYERS
In addition to arranging grants of material aid for the Free,
University of Berlin and, the Office of All-German Student Affairs,
the Student Legislature is making extensive plans for cultural con-
tacts between the University and the two Berlin groups.
Radio broadcasts' and exchanges of student art exhibits and
literary efforts have been suggested as ways to further SL's plan for
intellectual support of the- struggling five-year-old West Berlin school.
PHILIP NIELS6N, Grad., who attended the Free University last
year, has expressed hope that study or work camps might be organ-
ized in Berlin to give Michigan students an opportunity to become
acquainted with living conditions abroad while learning to speak
German fluently and studying at the Free University.

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is known too well from similar slaves for the Pharaoh's court.
Walter said "the MSC affair is Once again the East has learned
a most regrettable performance as to fear the Pharaoh's might.
is known too well from similar Into the temple, where' gathers
experiences of our own last year." the Court, came neophyte slaves
University President Harlan to the Great Court of Sphinx.
Hatcher particularly praised the Here they learned of many
efforts of student leaders on the things.
campus in preventing a reoccur- Here they learned to dedicate
rance of what he termed last themselves to Michigan, and to
year's "spring madness type of the Pharaoh.
riot."- So came .. John Baity, Tony
He said the administration Branoff, Dan Cline, Pete Dow, Don
would have been forced to deal Eaddy, Norm Giddan, Ron Gora,
rather severely with any similar Paul Groffsky, Gene Hartwig,
erruption of student emotion this Steve Jelin, Red Johnson, Bumpy
year. Jones, Andy Kaul, Paul Lepley,
Harry Luchs, Al Mann, Jay Mar-
IN OTHER PARTS of the coun - tin, Dick Pinkerton, Gregory
try Monday night 1,500 Yale Uni- Schmidt Grant Scruggs, Ned Si-
versity students pranced through mon, Jon Sobeloff, Mel Stevens,
New Haven, Conn. streets. shoot- I rtWakeSobWelStndMar
ingoffflecrcon. res werng rt Walker, Bob Wells and Mar-
ing off firecrackers and showering vi isniewski.
passersby with paper. yi W
In Chicago Monday 400 Uni-
versity of Chicago students car- Education Institute
ried on a different type of dem-
onstration, staging an orderly sit- Opens Here Today
down strike in protest at the
restoration of the four year col- Five hundred women are expect-
lege program. ed to attend the Twenty-First An-
nual Education Institute, co-spon-
Pa e*ic s sored by the Michigan State Fed-
Patel oDic s Fe-oCVRn3'cC-hh n

BUENOS AIRES-The joint
committee set up at President
Juan Peron's suggestion to in-
vestigate foreign news agencies
in Argentina will hold its first
meeting today
WASHINGTON - Secretary of

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