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AAUP RESOLUTION
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VOL. LXIII, No. 157 ANN ARBOR, PAICHIGAN, SATURDAY, MAY 16, 1953

FOUR PAGES

Conduct
Plan Given
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For Opinion AA
Final Approval No A
Up .to Regents Groii

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Judi~c

Charter

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By HARRY LUNN
v A streamlined student judiciary'
system came a large step closer to
reality yesterday with announce-
ment of unanimous approval of
Joint Judiciary Council's constitu-
tion by the Committee on Student
Conduct.
Final passage of the constitution
was recommended to the Regents
by the group, and the charter was
immediately sent to President Har-
lan H. Hatcher for his considera-
tion.
* * *
PRESIDENT Hatcher last night
said he had not yet had time to
study the constitution, and could
not tell when his recommendation
on it would be ready for final Re-
F gental action.
Approval of the judiciary con-
stitution came Thursday at a
special meeting of the Student
Conduct Committee, but was
kept secret until President Hat-
cher was notified of the decision
yesterday by Dean of Students
SErich A. Walter, who serves as
the group's chairman.
Dea Walter said yesterday he
was very pleased" with the ac-
tion, which culminates a two-year
effort to win permanent recogni-
tion of the Joint Judiciary Council.
The Council has existed rather
informally under temporary jur-
isdiction authority granted in 1950
by former President Alexander G.
Ruthven and the University Sub-
Committee on Discipline.
}p a us a o vr
IF APPROVED by the Regents,
the new charter will "bring the
Council's constitutional evolution
up to date with its functional evo-
lution," outgoing Judiciary chair-
man Pete Lardher, '53E comment-
ed last night.
Inmnediate results of passage
would be a unification of se-
lection boards and an incorpo-
ration of action taken previous-
ly by the Residence Halls Board
of Governors giving the Sub-
Committee on Discipline and
Joint appellate jurisdiction over
residence hall cases, Lardner
said.
Unification of the selection pro-
cess proved the biggest source of
controversy in setting up the new
Council.
Under original plans an inter-
viewing council with four Student
* Legislature members and two
League officers was planned.
Opposition to this arrangement
developed, however, and the new
constitution provides for an in-
terviewing board with three SL
members, two League officials and
the outgoing Joint Judie chair-
man, who will serve as chairman
without vote except to break ties.
AT PRESENT the Joint Council
derives its membership from the
Men's and Women's Judiciary
Councils. The Men's Council is se-
lected by the SL Cabinet, while the
Women's Council is appointed by
the League Interviewing Board.
With the new system in ef-
fect, the 10 member council
(five men and five women) will
be selected entirely by the uni-
fied interviewing board.
Functionally, the Women's
Council will continue as before to
radjudicate violations of League
rules, but the important functions
of Men's Judic have been incor-
porated into the Joint Councis
duties with the result that Men's
Judic could eventually be dis-
banded.
r In addition to being an appel-
late group for the residence hall
w judicial system, the new Council'
I ~ would review cases referred to it
by the Deans' offices as well as
hear and adjudicate disputes in-
volving organized student groups.
*The Sub-Committee on Discip-
line would review the Council's
recommendations under the new
arrangement as it does now.

Bricklayers End
.1-. - Th.

Faculty approval of a March resolution by the American Associa-
tion of University Professors protesting methods used by Congres-1
sional investigating committees has been registered by the Univer-
sity Senate, it was learned yesterday.
Strong endorsement of the spontaneously introduced AATJP reso-'
lution came in a closed meeting Monday after lengthv debate on the
scheduled consideration of a statement by the American Association

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By KEN COPP
Loaded with power, the Orange
and Blue cinder express from Illi-A tE,9 ,
nois rolls into Ann Arbor for a
dual meet with the , Michigan
Wolverines in Ferry Field at 2P lan P s
p.m. today.

Whereabouts.
Of Journalist
Not Revealed
State Department
Announces Move

of Universities. No formal acti, ,waZ ._.en on the latter resolution. T
. This meet, which is the 38th
meeting between the two schoolsy
AT THE SAME meeting the Senate voted to set up a special study features 2 of the nation's top track
S'> commit~tee to determine the ade- teams in a battle loaded with
quacy of present procedures safe- champions. In 37 meets Michigan By the Associated Press
'Jersey Joguarding faculty members recom- has emerged the victor 24 times, BONN, Germany - Disarmed
mended for dismissal. with its last win coming in 1951. West Germany yesterday com-
According to Prof. Allan F. * * pleted parliamentary ratification
Smith of the Law School, who THE CLASH- between 2 of the of the twin treaties that are to give
I nocked outlined present safeguards be- nation's greatest teams will fea- her sovereignty and partnership in
-fore the Senate, the committee ture competition of nine titlists,I Western defense.
#~ ~ will decide whether or not to six of whom will be performing The upper house Bundersrat ap-
y M ariuu ano. extend guarantees of hearings for the University. proved 23-15 the Allied-German
and reviews to professors citedI Peace Contract and related Euro-
for dismissal by administration George Lynch, indoor 2 mile pean Army Treaty under which
CHCAO OP --evyegh hapo, ilerunn
CHCG-(~ Hayegtofficers or the Board of Reens. chminwllb ru ig this nation is to supply 500,000
champ Rocky Marciano exploded , against Drake Relays champion soldiers for a six-nation command
aright uppercut o the jaw ofi Regents by-laws currently pro- Walt Jewsbury, who ran the dis-
onefrfclypotcinol f' of two million.
ex-champ Jersey Joe Walcott yes- jvdfofautprecinn lyi tance in a creditable time of ,.
B dismissal procedures are initiated X df ts,,n Qn. nr.... . of-. flip
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old fighter from Camden, N.J., in
2:25 of the first round at the Chi-
cago Stadium amidst a storm of
boos.
Walcott sat on his haunches,
holding the ropes with his right
hand. as Referee Frank Sikora
counted him out. It was the first
hard punch that landed in the sur-
prisingly short contest.
FANS CROWDED at ringside to
shout in derision as ring announ-
cer Ben Bentley raised Marciano's
hand in victory. Felix Bocchicchio,
Walcott's manager, protested to
the referee that he had counted
only nine.
Sikora, when asked if Walcott
rose at the count of 10, said: 'No,
I could have given him one
more count."
Walcott's handlers rushed
around ringside, yelling that Jer-
sey Joe had not heard the count.
Jersey Joe looked grim and tense
as he came out for the first round,
tying up Marciano who was miss-
ing wild swings. Aside from a few'
left jabs that bounced off Mar-
ciano's face, Walcott never took
the offensive.
Suddenly, the c h a m p from
Brockton, Mass., cut loose with a
smashing right uppercut that
landed flush on Walcott's jaw, He
went down, with his heels upin
the air, and settled flat on his
back. He pulled himself up on his
haunches and sat staring, with a
blank expression on his face as
the referee counted.
Fresh Air School
Positions Open
Positions are open for seniors
and graduate students as counse-
lors at the Fresh Air Summer
School Program.
The program offers eight hours
of credit in the fields of educa-
tion, sociology, psychology and so-
cial work. Laboratory training as
well as theory is stressed.

ei .n d" Ll lii "Y ac ~a
by another faculty member, or 1 -
someone other than an adminis- Jewsbury will also irun in the
trator or Regent. mile against indoor and outdoor
According to Senate secretary one mile champion John Ross, who
Prof. George M. McEwen of the set a mark of 4:13.9, the best con-
engineering college, the study ference time to date this year in
committee will consist of three ad- the event.
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See Page 2 for complete text of
the AAUP resolution.

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DEFENDING champions
Mead in the high jump
weightman Fritz Nilsson will

Milt
and
pro-

lower house Bundestag March 19,
the action yesterday made West
Germany the first European na-
tion to ratify the bold defense plan.
Parliaments of her prospec-
tive partners -- France, Italy,
Belgium, The Netherlands and
Luxembourg-still have to act
on the Army treaty before West
Germany can start recruitingr
troops.
The upper house decision repre-
sented a victory for the United
States policy of tying West Ger-
many politically and militarily to
the West.
* * *

r '> > . " By The Associated Press "
The State Department announc-
>< .rr;last, night that the president of
SChechoslo akia phars granted a par
don to Associated Press Corres-
.pondent William N. Oatis.
EFT Uy e rh The State Department said it
had no other information con-
cerning any steps to release atis
from custody or his actual release
or his whereabouts at the time
the announcement was made here.
Trie Indiana journalist was n -
prisoned in Prague two years ago
on charges of spying.
-Daily-Larry Wilk -r ,k
SERVICE FRATERNITY - University President Harlan Hatcher A DRAMATIC letter from Mrs.
looks on as retiring president of Alpha Phi Omega service fra - Oatis played a part in the deci-
ternity Ted Wuerthner (left), presents the president's gavel to his sion of the Czechoslovak govern-
scea de nfetment to free the 39-year-old writ-
succsso HaoldLyne a a inne gien n hnorof etiing er, whose arrest has been denounc-
officers and new initiates of the groups last night. Presentation ed by the State Department as a
of awards to members for outstanding campus service followed tra-vesty of justice.
the dinner at which the Edward G. Groesbeck pledge class was The announcement of the de-
formally initiated into the organization. cision gave no details as to when
___________________________-Oatis was being released, and
RAIDLEAD RS RT : officials of the American Em-
RAID L ADERSHIT:bassy in Prague made no an-
# nouncement immediately on
M SC US~nds totrs:what, i any, information they
/ 'EL.~ H it~ i had received beyond the bare

ministrative officials appointed by
President Harlan H. Hatcher and
four faculty members elected by
the Senate in a mail ballot.
* * *
MONDAY'S approval of a mo-
tion introduced by Prof. Rdbert C.
Angell of the sociology department
to support the AAUP resolution
carried without any discussion in
an overwhelming voice vote.
In its statement, approved
March 28 in Chicago, the Assoc-
iation reaffirmed a prior pro-
test "against the tendency, in
legislative investigations relat-
ing to loyalty, toward using the
professional writings and utter-
ances, and the lawful personal
associations of individuals, to'
impugn their loyalty without re-
gard to context of time or cir-
cumstances."
Ex-president of the local AAUP,

vide tough competition for their'
Illinois counterparts when the two
teams square off in a bitter con-
test.
Wolverine captain Jack Car-
roll is indoor champ in the
quarter mile and will be com-!
peting against Ralph Fessenden
who has recorded a time only
one second slower than Carroll's
best time of 48.1.
One of the best events of the
day will be the running of the
half mile with the three top ien
in the conference, Wolverine Roy
Christiansen and Illini thinclads
Gene Maynard and Stacey Siders,
competing.
* *
MICHIGAN'S ace hurdler, Van{
Bruner, will face Illinois' defend-!
ing champ Willie Williams in the
low hurdles and another titlist.

SProf. Marshall M. Knappen of the
. Joel McNulty, the highs.
political science department, last
night termed the statement a Michigan will have its cham-
"good resolution." pion mile relay team of Grant
Earlier discussion Monday of Scruggs, Bill Barton, Dan Hick-
the AAU tract on "rights and man, and Carroll in the competi-
responsibilities of universities tion and this quartet is expected
and their faculties" had been to garner 10 very vital points.
scheduled to sound out faculty
opinion on the issue, Prof. Mc-
Ewen said. 'Ensan
Individual professors had pre- 11 ;
viously objected to sections of the Distribution of the 1953 'En-
AAU document which cast doubt sin will continue from 9 a.m.
on the "fitness" of a teacher who to noon today and from 9 a.m.
invoked the Fifth Amendment in to 5 p.m. Monday in the Student
Congressional investigations and pum.condy
which disavowed the right of a Pbiain lg
h s dStudents should bring sales
Communist to teach. stubs with them. Those who
President Hatcher, who outlined have not yet purchased the 'En-
the background of the AAU state- sian may buy the yearbook at
ment Monday, had termed it a any campus book store.
"splendid statement.' _

IT REPRESENTS defeat for ! "'~' i"' " t %-°. wI-="
both the West German Socialists,
who are against rearming now as Draft Boards Informed
a matter of principle, and the
Communist rulers of East Ge- -- ------
many and Soviet Russia. EAST LANSING - - Seven ringleaders were suspended byj
Michigan State College yesterday for taking part in a "panty raid"
and riot Monday night.
Their draft boards will be notified that the students are no longer
at college and it will be up to the individual boards to decide-whether
- --r-------u -m or not they will lose their college
deferment.
IN ADDITION. three of the sev-
St en suspended were arraigned in,
Ed Whipple, '53, was appointed TO ve Baie Justice Court on charges of resist-
Daily Radio Editor, and Harland ing an officer.
Britz, '53, was named summer The three demanded exam -
IManaging Editor of The Daily by Setting a precedent for co-op- Th he eaddeaina-
theoardgin Ctro ofT Sudent beration in the arts, Michigan State tion and a Friday hearing date
the Board in Control of Studentwill join dancers here in the an was set by Justice Henry Schram
Publications yesterday. nual spring Dance Concert at 8 of East Lansing..
At the same time the Board p.m. today in Pattengill Auditor- One of the students tumbled
approved junior staff appoint- ium.!down a stairway in Shaw Hall
ments on The Daily editorial, while fighting an officer, police
business and women's staffs and According to Esther E. Pease, di- explained. He was treated at the
on the 'Ensian business staff. rector of dance, object of com- college hospital for bruises and
- bined effort between the two the officer suffered a broken
WHIPPLE will carry out his schools is to present a program of thumb.
new duties for the 1953-54 year. ' higher artistic merit than either * * *
He is presently finishing a year could achieve alone. "There is no POLICE said the student had
as Sports Editor and is affiliated sense of competition." Miss Pease been tossing bricks and stones
with- Delta Upsilon fraternity and; added, "but instead a common in- from the roof of the dormitory.
Sigma Delta Chi, honorar.y journ- terest in furthering the art of the Another student was taken in
alism fraternity.n tn ce." custody during a fight at Mason
The program will feature tra- Hall and a fellow offender was
Britz has served as a Daily ditional ballet. to music of Schu- picked up during a melee on
Associate Editor for the past mann, Chopin and Bach, in addi- Farm Lane Bridge, police said.
year, and is a member of Pi tion to interpretive dance. The Two of the 19 were not arrested
Lambda Phi fraternity. groups have experimented with the night of the riot but were
Receiving appointment as Daily unusual effects to convey different named as participants by other
night editors were Gayle Greene, impressions. I students.
'55, Gene Hartwig, '55, Bob Jaffe,
'54, Dorothy Myers, '55, Mark
Reader, '54, and Jon Sobeloff, '55. r17
tors~di weeAlnWel,'5oolrid lNeuvs Rou-ndup
Named as assistant night edi-
tors were Arlene Bell, '55, Joel
Berger, '55, Becky Conrad, '55,
Martha Papo, '55, Pat Roelofs, '55, By The Associated Press
Fran Sheldon, '55, Larry Sukenic, MUNSAN-The Allies late yesterday demanded and got a three-
'55, and Nan Swinehart, ' day recess until Wednesday in the Korean truce talks, bogged down
APPOINTED to The Daily bus- in dispute over handling of 48,500 Communist war prisoners who don't
iness staff were Jim Shapira, '55, want to go home.
circulation , manager; Norm Gid- * * *
dan, '55, local advertising man- WILLIAMSBURG, Va.-On the campus of William and Mary
ager; Bill Wise, '55, promotions College where he received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree,
manager; Lou Tishler, '55, classi- President Eisenhower said yesterday communism should be sought
fled advertising manager; Dick out and uprooted at any place where it can affect the nation's life,
Nyberg, '55E, national advertis- but added, "the true way to uproot communism in this country
ing manager; Janet Scott, '54BAd, is to understand what freedom means, and thus develop such
classified accounts manager; Seth an impregnable wall that no thought of communism can enter.
Colodney, '55, display accounts w t n
manager, and Barbara Lewis, '55,
1a .imnnaer SEOUL-Chinese troops by the thousands attacked South Kor-

announcement. .
Associated Press bureau in Mos-
cow reached the American Em-
bassy in Prague, and the duty of-
ficer said he could not comment
nor provide a connection with
Ambassador George Wadsworth.
ANNOUNCEMENT was printed
in Moscow's Pravda, official organ
of the Communist party. The full
text, so relayed by the AP Bureau
in Moscow :
E "The Czechoslovak news agen-
cy reports that by a decision of
the President of the Czechoslo-
vak republic, Antonin Zapotocky,
William Oatis has been amnes-
tied.
"William Oatis on July 4, 1951,
was exposed by the state court in
Prague for espionage and other
anti-state activities and was sen-
tenced to deprival of freedom for
10 years.
"In November, 1952, the wife of
the sentenced person, L. Oatis,
through the Czechoslovak Embas-
sy in Washington, sent a letter to
the President of the Czechoslovak
republic with a request for par-
doning W. Oatis.
"As stated in the report of the
Czechoslovak news agency, the
President of the Republic has sat-
isfied this request."
THE LETTER referred to was
addressed by Mrs. Oatis on Nov.
15, 1952, to the man whose regime
had imprisoned Oatis, and who
was then President - Klement
Gottwald. Gottwald died in March,
and the pardon presumably was
granted by the new President, An-
tonin Zapotocky.
,The Moscow announcement fol-
lowed a series of releases of Amer.
ican, British and French civilians
who had been seized by Commu-
nist forces in Korea when the war
there broke out in the summer
of 1950.
There have been no Western
newspapermen in Prague since the
week of Oatis' arrest.
R.OTC Cadets
March Today
Climaxing week long festivities,
3,000 cadets of the Army, Naval

CHINESE SETTING:
'Aladdin and Hi'Will Open

Using Oriental costumes bor-
rowed from University students,
the Children's Theater's produc-
tion of "Aladdin and His Lamp"
will be taken out of its traditional
Arabian surroundings and trans-
ported to a Chinese setting.
The play will be given at 1:30
and 4 p.m. today and tomorrow at
the Arts Theater, 209% E. Wash-
ington.
* * *
A DOZEN bed sheets sewed to-
gether to create a decorative cur-
tain will also be seen when the cast
of children, supported by adults
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