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A MATTER OF
JUDGMENT
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Latest Deadline in the State

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CLOUDY AND COOLER

VOL. LXIII, No. 51 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 1952

SIX PAGES

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Shotguns

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Daily-Jeff Pemberton
STATE PRISON HEAD--State Corrections Commissioner Earnest
C. Brooks, who directed operations at riot-torn Jackson Prison last
night, is passed through the gate from the prison rotunda.
Ike, Truman Agree on Plan
For Information Exchange
WASHINGTON-(P)-President and President-elect met in sol-
emn conference) yesterday and considered briefly some of the grave
problems of an uneasy world crowding in on the old administration
and the new.
Then, in sketchy general terms, Harry S. Truman and Dwight
D. Eisenhower announced they had agreed on a plan for liaison and
exchange of information in the period before Eisenhower is inaugurated
Jan. 20.

ltNew
Guards Quell
Third Prison
Riot in Year
Outbreak Begins
At Dinner Table
By BARNES CONNABLE
and ZANDER HOLLANDER
Special to The Daily
JACKSON-Shotguns quelled a
mass riot involving more than 2,000
convicts last night at the world's
largest walled penitentiary.
Inmates of Southern Michigan
Prison, some of them wielding
clubs and cleavers, took part in
the two-hour riot, the third major
demonstration this year .at the
giant prison.
Unlike the bloody four-day out-r
break last April, and the July up-y
rising, yesterday's disturbance in- t.
volved no hostages and resulted
in only one minor injury. STUDE:
Violence was confined to a cast th
volley of shotgun blasts from an around
eight-man troop of guards led will beg
by Assistant Deputy Warden
Charles Cahill. RADIO
Early this morning, all the riot-
ers had been subdued by the
guards and the threat of State Po-
lice action. Close to 150 state troop-
ers rushed to the prison last night
but stood by in the main building, t\J
sub-machine guns and rifles prop-
ped against walls in the lobby.
Armch
THE RIOT flared up in the pris- the comp
on dining roomat 4:30 p.m. when from 7:30
somebody yelled, "There's salt in sre
the coffee" and hurled his steam- turns are
ing cup across the room. Then efforts ofd
bedlam broke loose. Broadc
Prisoners threw plates and ballroom
utensils through the air, over- hustle an
turned tables and still-full spa- proceedin
ghetti pots. Then they stormed announce
.the prison kitchen, snatching up dates, ca
butcher knives and meat cleav- elected le
ers. individual
in the re
Shortly after, they began re- are taken
leasing fellow convicts from cell- But n
blocks one and two who raced out drawn t
into the prison's huge north yard. in the e
Then Cahill's squad moved in, actual p
following a plan worked out pre- tenser a]
viously by former warden Julian athon co
N. Frisbie. Firing blasts in the air, ing hour
and with the aid of covering fire Beginni
from the cellblock roofs, the team WHRV w
drove the rioters back into their on the la
cells. and The
* * WHRVn
SOME SMALL damage was done rectly fro]
by the rioters in the prison laun-
dry, where two minor fires were
set, and a few windows were brok W
en in the two cellblocks. In con-
trast, last April's mutiny cost
Michigan taxpayers more than
$1,000,000.
Newspaper reporters and pho- By
tographers, who roamed the pris- SEOUL
on at will during the April up- and arti
heaval, were stopped short at Chinese C
the prison gates. Warden Wil- northern
liam B. Bannan, a "get tough" terday in
penologist who replaced Frisbie new atta
last July, said he would permit
no newsmen inside the prison JERUS
proper. Einstein
the presi
None of the key ringleaders ni announce
the April uprising took, part in ister Da
yesterday's riot. Prison officials an- said last
nounced four of them are serving
their time in Marquette prison. LOND
The two major figures, Earl Churchi

Ward and "Crazy Jack" Hyatt are night w
in county jails at Pontiac and St. its batt
John's. Another, Kenneth Moore, nationa]
is being held in Ann Arbor at the to priva
Washtenaw County jail.
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-Daily-Larry Wilk
NTS VOTE-A crowd of students gathers at the SL voting booth in front of Angell Hall to
eir ballots in the all-campus elections. Sixteen polling tables set up in convenient locations
campus will be in operation from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. today. Ballot counting in the election
in at 7 p.m. today in the Union ballroom.

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CampsVoti~ng
Continues Today
New Voting Record Seen Possible;
Ballot Counting To Begin Tonight
By HARRY LUNN
A thumping total of more than 4,000 students flocked to the
polls yesterday to register one of the heaviest first day votes ever cast
in an all-campus election.
The spectre of rain, which hung over campus all day, did not
materialize until the final minutes of voting when a light drizzle
showered poll workers closing up the booths.
VOTING WILL continue from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. today at the 16
polling tables spotted in convenient locations around campus, with
the possibility that a record smash-

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An Editri al.
an Quadl
Returns Once again the Student Legislature is seeking your sup.
port. This semester, perhaps more than at any previous

The statement emphasized,
asked to assume, and did not
du Pont Case
ActionUrged
CHICAGO -(VP) - The govern
ment yesterday urged a Feder
Court to cut the du Pont family
"line of control" with the Gener<
Motors Corp. and the U. S. Rubb
Company.
The suit contends that the d
Ponts, through their stock hold
ings, conrtol the du Pont com
pany, General Motors and U.
Rubber. It also alleges that th
operating companies violated th
Sherman Act by restraining trad

however, that Ensenhower was not
assume, any responsibility for de-
-1cisions taken by the Truman ad-
1 ministration in its last weeks of
power.
They went into their sessions
grim of face and serious in tone.
Eisenhower made it plain to re-
porters later that the sessions
1- were all business.
al "We have discussed some of the
's most important problems affecting
al our country in the sphere of in-
er ternational relations," they said in
their joint statement.
iu The White House call-at Tru-
I- man's invitation-was sandwiched
i- between a quickie trip to the De-
S. fense Department and a gala-
ie gigantic reception by perhaps half
e a million roaring, cheering Wash-
e. ingtonians.

HILL ATTRACTION:
Famed Pianist Horowitz
To Give Concert Today
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air listeners can follow
lete SL election returns
p.m. today until all re-
in through the combined
the three quad radio sta-
WHRV.
asting from the Union
amidst the traditional
d bustle of election night
gs, the campus networkj
rs will interview candi-!
mpus "top brass," and
gislators, as well as give
l candidate's standings
turns as soon as counts
many students will be
o the ballroom to share
excitement of watching
roceedings which grow
,nd smokier as the mar-
unt goes into the morn-
rs.
ng at 11:15 p.m. station
will present news flashes
te returns from the =race.
Daily's regular midnight
ewscast will originate di-
m the ballroom tonight.
rld News
toundup
The Associated Press
- Allied planes, tanks
llery pounded massing
Communist forces on the
end of Sniper Ridge yes-
an effort to blunt any
ck.
*~ * *
ALEM - Prof. -Albert
has declined any offer of
dency-of Israel, an official
ement from Prime Min-
vid Ben-Gurion's office
night.
* * *
DON -- Prime Minister
ll's government last
on the decisive phase of
tle to return Britain's
lized trucking industry
te ownership.
INGTON-President Tru-
id yesterday American
dpments to Europe have
considerably behind"
but that America's allies
ng "steady progress" to-

time, that support could spell out the future of student gov-
ernment on this campus. If you believe, as we do, that an
elected student voice should have a part in University affairs,
you will get out and vote in the SL election today.
The Legislature, at present bothered by growing
pains, is torn by those who offer varied plans for reor-
ganization. It has been hit lately by criticism from
many quarters. But if this criticism results in a boycott
of the polls, SL could fold.
In that case, it would be neatly reorganized--right out
of existence.

ing total could be rolled up by
the time polls close today.
Predictions from the weather-
man indicated that today's bal-
loting would be overshadowed by
cloudy skies with scattered
showers throughout the morning
and colder temperatures pre-
dominating during theday. Ex-
pected high is 52 degrees.
A total vote of 7,700 would top
the percentage balloting record set
last term when 45 per centof the
student population cast ballots.
At that time, more than 4,000 votes
were also recorded on the first day.
* * *
ADDING interest to the voting
for SL positions this fall is a driv-
ing ban referendum on the ballot.
which was requested by the Office
of Stdent Affairs.
e referendum gives students
a chance to ,express their opin-
ions on the controversial Uni-
versity driving regulations.
YESTERDAY'S balloting pro-
ceeded with marked dispatch and
no election irregularities were re-
ported by Men's Judiciary Council
president, Joel Biller, '53L.
However, SL's elections chair-
man, Robin Glover, '53, warned
that a few ballots had been
noticed which were not punched
by election workers and would
be marked invalid when ballot
counting starts today.
Miss Glover,,asked polling table
workers to be especially careful
to see that all ballots are correctly
punched today and also requested
that workers on duty from 4 to 5
p.m. remain at their posts until the
special truck picks up the ballot-
ing equipment.
Yesterday's ballots were under
lock and key last night in the Ad-
ministration Bldg. where they will
remain until the ballot tabulating
proceedings begin at 7 p.m. today
in the Union ballroom.
SL officials are hoping for a
speedy count since only the 23
Legislature posts and the refer-
endum are involved in the elec-
tion. Members of Alpha Phi
Omega service fraternity will as-
sist SL members who are not run-
ning for re-election in counting
the Legislature ballots.

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If you don't vote today you can neither take pride'in

SL's future actions nor gripe about them.
The sixteen voting booths will be open all day. Whether
you are for "action," "strong" government, "reorganization"
or just the status quo, we hope that you will not let the ideal
of student government down.
The Senior Editors: Crawford Young, Barnes Connable,

Malin Says
Civil Liberty
Is Necessary
Patrick Murphy Malin, national
director of' the American Civil
Liberties Union, said last night at
Kellogg Auditorium that civil lib-
erties provide the means of ans-
wering the fundamental questions
which perplex every society, and
warned that the nation must more
precisely define the term "subver-
sive" or individual freedom would
be threatened.
Malin, who spoke on "Ordered
Freedom: Democracy's Answer to
Tyranny and Anarchy," said that
the problems society must face are
the limitations to be imposed" on
the individual's freedom of inquiry
and communication.
HE WENT ON to say that cer-
tain liberties were protected in
the Bill of Rights, but in inter-
preting these freedoms, abuses
constantly occurred. He sited re-
cent trials by publicity given to
persons accused of "subversion" as
an example.
Malin defined "subversion" as
acts of violence, espionage, sab-
otage, treason in time of war,
and infiltration in government
for the purposes of disruption.
In the field of motion picture
censorship, Malin claimed that
recent Supreme Court decisiona
had broadened the concept of
movies as being an expression of
ideas, and had ruled out sacrilege
and violations of the vague general
public interest as being grounds
for suppression on any films.
Pike Stresses
Faith Needed
For Full Life

Cal Samra,
and Donna

Zander Hollander, Sid Klaus, Harland Britz
Hendlem an.

'YEOMAN OF THE GUARD':
G&S Production Set To Open

Emphasizing that a belief in
God gives the broadest perspective
in life, the Rt. Rev. James A. Pike,
Today Dean of New York's Cathedral of
St. John the Divine, brought the
Student Religious Association's
"This I Believe" lecture series to
a close last night.

By CYNTHIA BOYES
Vladimir Horowitz, world-
known pianist will appear in con-
cert at 8:30 p.m. today in Hill Au-
ditorium.
Celebrating his 25th year of
touring in the United States, Hor-
owitz believes that the best audi-
ences in the world are to be found
in colleges. The impression he
gets from these audiences is that
they "obviously attend concerts
not just to be seen but to be ed-
ucated and, most important, to
enjoy music."
, * * -
HOROWITZ has always been a
pioneer in introducing new or less
familiar music in his concerts be-
cause he believes that the Ameri-
can people are concerned with im-
proving their tastes and knowl-
edge of music. He feels that the
best way to do this is to bring

* .

By JON SOBELOFF
There won't be any dead ducks
on the stage when the Gilbert and
Sullivan Society's production of
"Yeomen of the Guard" opens its
four day run at 8 p.m. today in
Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre.
A couple of years ago during an
opening night G&S performance,
one of the actors, supposedly con-
templating suicide, pointed his
pistol in the air. Offstage, the
show's stage manager fired a shot
and tossed a dead duck which
sailed through the air in a high
arc, landing at the flustered ac-
tor's feet.
This stage manager also de-
lighted in nailing down props that
the actors had to pick up.
Tragic and comic themes are

"The choice in faiths is never
between science and religion but
in the choice of perspective," Rev.
Pike, the only clergyman to speak
in she lecture series, said. "The
roomier world view is the one that
includes God, adding another di-
mension to man's frame of ref-
erence."
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CQNTRARY to this belief, on
academic campuses those who hold
the spiritualist view are called
narrow, while those who are secu-
larists are considered broad mind-
ed, he continued.
Since the function of educa-
tion is to present a universal
concept, there should be more
studying of the religious her!-

VLADIMIR HOROWITZ

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