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New Liquor
Law Passed
In Michigan
The State of Michigan forged
another link in its already strong
chain of no-liquor-to-minors laws
last week.
Effective since September 18th,
any minor convicted of purchasing
beer, wine or liquor, can be sen-
tenced to a fine of $100 and/or 90
days in jail. The same penalty will
apply to any minor convicted of
having alcoholic beverages in his

=Daily-Don Campbell
JAPANESE VISITOR-John Yashiro, vice-president of the Jap-
anese International Student Association who is touring the na-
tion's campuses, addressed the SL meeting last night. He will
be a guest at the weekly International tea held 4:30 to 6 p.m.
today at the International Center and will also give a public talk
on the Japanese school system at 8 p.m. today at the Madelon
Pound House, 1024 Hill St.
Dean Walter's SL Talk
Draws Quick Criticism
Dean of Students Erich A. Walter's address of the first fall Student
Legislature meeting last night drew quick words of criticism fron'm
several members.
Cautioning the Legislature to be governed by a sense of propor-
tion in their projects this fall, Dean Walter told members to make
sure they knew student opinion before they took action on issues.
SL's CONSTITUTION states its principal aim is the reflection
of student opinion, and the Dean warned that if SL is to reflect
student opinion it should draw on

Daily Managing editor Craw-
ford Young, '53, is exhilarated.
So is Business Manager, Al
Green, '53.
The reason: new blood has
arrived at The Daily in the
form of tryouts.
"But not enough - not
enough," they agree.
So two more tryout meetings
will be held at 4 p.m. and 7:30
p.m. today in the Publications
Bldg. Anyone who missed yes-
terday's introductory conclaves
can catch up with the oppor-
tunity-of-the-year by appear-
ing today.
Since no previous experience
is necessary, the only require-
ment is scholastic eligibility.
Positions are open on all four
Daily staffs: sports, women's
editorial or business.
"We can't last forever,"
Green and Young agree. "Try-
outs mean future editors "and
managers, WE WANT MORE."


Council Delay
On Annexation
Issue Hits 'U'
University plans for further de-
velopment of the North Campus
were given a setback last night
when the Ann Arbor City Council
tabled a vote on annexation of
property surrounding the city,
Bidding on contracts for water
and sewer facility construction on
the campus hinge on a formal an-
nexation vote of the site by the
council, University vice-president
Wilbur K. Pierpont told the coun-
* * *
UNIVERSITY plans called for
construction of the systems to be-
gin this fall in order to be com-
pleted for the opening of the first
campus structure, the Cooley
Memorial Building, next fall.
Council opposition hinged
around the lack of a binding
legal agreement on the Univer-
sity's part concerning financing
construction of several public
utilities on the campus.
Led by Alderman and University
engineering Prof. Arthur D. Moore
and Alderman Lawrence Ouimet,
the council was reluctant to make
a decision that would bind the city
to annexing the land without full
assurance that they would not
have to finance the facilities need-
* * *
DESPITE tentative assurance by
Pierpont that the University would
build sewers, water mains, roads
and fire fighting facilities at Uni-
versity expense, the council in a
voice vote decided unanimously to
'" delay action.
Previous instances of joint city-
University undertakings without
formal agreements were cited by
Pierpont as having been lived up
r to both parties.
The council vote follows a series
of delays on the annexation issue
extending over four months.
Draft Boards Set
ANovember- Quota
LANSING - (P) - A November

faculty members and have them
appear at meetings to give counsel
and advice.
Speaking later in the meeting,
legislator Ted Friedman, '53, told
members "the upshot of the
Dean's comments was complete
rejection of SL."
"He denies that it fulfills our
function as a medium of student
opinion," Friedman asserted.
. * *
DEAN WALTER had listed SL's
chief successes as administration
of elections and the Cinema Guild.
Referring to SL's responsibility to
mirror student opinion, he stressed
that SL elections were last held in
April and asked: "What the stu-
dent opinion in May and June?
What is it now?"
Friedman maintained that
elections are SL's authority and
contend that the organization
must be able to be governed by
He recommended that the Cabi-
net consult with Dean Walter and
make the SL position clear on this
issue before any important pro-
jects come up for consideration.
Otheremembers echoed Fried-
man's remarks, adding that the
issue of University recognition of
SL aims is a very great problem.
In other action last night mem-
bers voted unanimously to write
the University orientation commit-
tee recommending reinstatement
of students in orientation week
welcoming ceremonies. For the
first time in years student leaders
were not invited to address the
new students during the fall pro-
Announcement was made of four
vacancies on the Legislature which
will be filled by appointment of
the Cabinet. Students interested in
an SL position mad turn in their
names today and tomorrow to Sue
Popkin at the SL building. Inter-
viewing is scheduled for Tues-
Grid Rosters
To Be Issued
Football programs containing
the names and numbers of players
on both squads will again be dis-
tributed to all University students
attending Michigan's home games
this fall, H. 0. Crisler, Director of

previous drinking law was par-
tially provoked by three teenaged
boys' murder of a local nurse last
year in which intoxicating bever-
ages were involved. Former laws
made no provision for a jail sen-
tence and imposed only a $50 fine.
Washtenaw County Prosecutor
Douglas K. Reading announced
yesterday that local police and'
sheriffs were ready to take ac-
tion under the new law and that
offenders would be liable to the
maximum penalties. Municipal
Judge Francis L. O'Brien, be-
fore whom local liquor law vio-
lators will appear, said he was
prepared to impose either the
fine or a jail sentence or both
penalties as needed.
University students were ad-
vised by Dean of Students Erich
A. Walter and Dean of Women
Deborah Bacon that the prose-
cutor's statement should be re-
garded by them as due warning re-
garding the new law and that pro-
fessed ignorance of the law would
not be accepted either by law en-
forcement or court officials in case
of violation.
Baker Named
New Union VP
The Board of Directors of the
Union recently appointed Bob
Baker, 55L, a vice-president to
serve on the Board as a represen-
tative of the combined schools, re-
placing Dick Demmer, 53BA, who
was unable to fulfill his duties
this year.
Baker previously served on the
Union constitutional committee
which last year succeeded in re-
vising the Union constitution for
the first time in twenty odd years.
In his undergraduate days Ba-
ker was active on campus as vice-
president and treasurer of SL. Ba-
ker was also the first elected stu-
dent representative from the men's
residence halls to serve on, the
Board of Governors of the Resi-
dent Halls.
A member of Michigama, Baker
is at present assistant advisor at
Strauss House, East Quad.

Grand ,Juries
Indict Twelve
Red Leaders
grand juries in Seattle, Washing-
ton and St. Louis, Mo. yesterday
indicted 12 more Communist par-
ty leaders on charges that they ad-
vocated the violent overthrow of
the United States government.
The actions, announced by the
Justice Department, completed the
indictment of 18 party function-
aries rounded up by the FBI a
week ago on the West Coast and
in Midwest cities. This continued
Justice Department action against
those to whom party leadership
has fallen in the wake of convic-
tions of the highest Communist
echelon in the country two years
The Seattle indictment, against
the seven additional defendants,
was returned late Wednesday.
Caudle Cites
Atty. Gen. J. Howard McGrath
once said he knew "enough about
the White House to blow it so high
that force of gravity would never
bring it back to earth," T. Lamar
Caudle told investigating congress-
men yesterday.
The ousted former aide to Mc-
Grath also said his old chief told
him "a White House clique" was
behind Caudle's firing. He added
that McGrath said the same group
was "after" the attorney general

Adlai Denies
Use of Fund
In Illinois
Adlai E. Stevenson yesterday re-
jected demands that he name key
Illinois state officials whose pay
he said he has supplemented with
"gifts" from a special fund.
The Democratic Presidential
nominee again defended use of
the fund. He said it enabled him to
attract to state jobs men of "real
competence" who otherwise
couldn't afford to leave private
BUT HE SAID to name them or
the amounts they received would
"subject them to publicity which
they do not deserve and would I
believe, be a breach of faith on my
As he did in a statement
Monday, Stevenson said the
money came from a balance
left over from his 1948 guberna-
toral campaign, and was "sup-
plemented by additions con-
tributed to that fund."
The governor again made no
mention of the amount of the
fund, nor did he name any con-
tributors to it.
Stevenson said that under the
plan, "the financial sacrifices of
a few were somewhat reduced
without creating any sense of ob-
ligation to anyone."
World News
By The Associated Press
SEOUL - Communist troops
were hurled back on the Eastern
Front yesterday in a series of
mountain raids which Gen. Mark
Clark said are designed to find
but what the Allies are up to.
Heavy rains drenched most of
the fighting front early today
slowing ground and fighter plane
action. *
NEW YORK-Discovery of a
drug that apparently can dis-
solverblood clots was announced
yesterday to the American Col-
lege of Surgeons.
Itmay open the door to great
new life-and-pain saving pos-
sibilities-but it's far too early
to tell.
WASHINGTON-Judy Holliday,
star of "Born Yesterday," said her
eyes were opened as never before
when she learned she had given
her name and contributions to
Communist organizations.
"I have been awaked to a reali-
zation that I have been irrespon-
sible and slightly-more than
slightly-stupid," the actress told
senators probing for subversive in-
filtration of the radio, television
and entertainment industries.

.-Courtesy Ann Arbor News
4 4
Sen. Taft Praises Nixon
At willow Run Stopover

Sen. Robert A. Taft (R-O.)
flew in and out of Willow Run
yesterday morning just long
enough to shake the hands of top
state GOP officials and to laud
Bloch ' Y
A mass meeting of all stu-
dents and ushers who have
Block 'M' football tickets will
be held at 7 p.m. today at Hill
All students who are in this
flash card section should plan
to be on time, Jack Gray, co-
chairman of the Block 'M' sec-
tion, urged. Because of sorority
rushing and an IFC meeting,;
the instruction will last only
fifteen minutes.
Plans have been made for
the 1600 student section to per-
form three stunts at the Michi-
gan State game Saturday.
Rushing Meeting
A mass rushing meeting for all
fraternity inclined men will be
held at ,7:30 p.m. today in the
Union ballroom, according to Bill
Capitan, '54, Interfraternity Coun-
cil chairman.
Bill Zerman, recently-appointed
assistant to the Dean of Students,
and IFC officials will speak on
rushing and the fraternity system
in general, Capitan said.

the controversial Sen. Richard
"I think his speech was most
effective," Sen. Taft said in ref-
erence to Nixon's TV-radio ap-
pearance Tuesday night. "But, of
course I didn't need to be con-
vinced, I already was," 'Mr. Re-
publican' added smiling.s
* * c*
PREVIOUSLY the Ohio SenatorY
had expressed the view that Sen.-
Nixon's acceptance of financial1
aid was neither improper nor un-
When a reporter asked if hez
thought Nixon should remain1
on the GOP ticket as vice presi-
dential nominee, Taft replied
with an emphatic "yes."
Taking a few minutes to chal-
lenge the Democratic party, Sen.
Taft repeated the GOP demand
that Gov. Stevenson give a public
account of donors who gave fi-
nancial help to state employees.
THE MAIN topic of discussion
among the many Republicans who
gathered at the airport was Sen.
Nixon's speech.
Michigan Secretary of State and
GOP gubernatorial candidate Fred'
Alger described the talk as "won-
derful." Lloyd Buehl, organiza-
tional director of the state cen-
tral GOP committee, told report-
ers that his office had received
many telephone calls and wires-
all favorable to Nixon.
Sen. Taft's next "whistle-stop"
yesterday was Escanaba and then
Benton Harbor where he charged
that unless the spirit of the Taft-
Hartley Law is retained, CIO and
AFL heads "will be our bosses."
Union To Hold

lenner Also
Given Boost
Supporters Send
Donations, Wires
By The Associated Press
Dwight D. Eisenhower said last
ight Sen. Richard M. Nixon is
vindicated" and announced that
he GOP national committee-
vithout a dissenting vote-favors
:eeping Nixon on the ticket.
This endorsement by the Re-
>ublican presidential nominee of
is running mate, plus the nation-
1i committee's poll vote of 107 to
3, sealed Nixon's place on the tick-
IN A DRAMATIC climax to a
veek-long controversy over Nixon's
cceptance of an $18,000 privately-
aised expense fund, Eisenhower
told a cheering throng in Wheel-
ing, W. Va., Stadium:
"I feel that he has acted as a
man of courage and honor and
so far as I am concerned stands
higher than ever before."
It seemed to be a foregone con-
lusion that there would be an an-
nouncement that Nixon would
stay on the Republican ticket as
vice presidential nominee,
Nixon had flown from Mon-
tana to meet the GOP presi-
dential nominee. Their confer-
ence had been arranged after
Nixon had appeared before a na-
tion-wide television and radio
audience Tuesday night to state
the case as regards his finances.
Eisenhower had delayed his
speech in Wheeling last night in
order to meet the plane bringing
his running mate, who has been
under fire for accepting an $18,000
private expense fund.
* * *
The General also declared last
night there is room in the Repub-
lican party for members who don't
agree with all of his views.
"Membership in our party," he
said, "does not necessarily mean
mutual agreement or approval
other than on basic objectives
and principles."
Eisenhower mentioned no names.
But his remarks seemed an obvious
reference to Democratic attacks on1-
Sens. Joseph McCarthy of Wiscon
sin ,and William E. Jenner of In-
diana. Both are seeking re-election.
IN WHEELING Nixon said that
a lesser man than Eisenhower
might have said at the very be-
ginning that the charges against'
Nixon were "just smear/" and that
he would not listen to them.
"I am glad General Eisenhow-
er didn't do that," Nixon said.
"There has been too much of
that in the present administra-
tion - too much clamming up
when charges were made in high
places. People don't want any
more of that."
Nixon said he felt this was at
sharp contrast to the actions of
President Truman and Gov. Adla
Stevenson, the Democratic nom-
inee for president.
Americans by the tens of thou-
sands responded with a tumultuous
outpouring of messages Wednes-
day in reply to Sen. Richard M.
Nixon's dramatic radio-TV plea of

Dem Groups
Meet Today
University Democratic boosters
are prepared to swing into action
as the Student Chapter of Citizens
for Stevenson and the Young Dem-

Attempts at Bias Clause Removal Fail

Nine of the 14 campus fraternities having discriminatory clauses
discussed removal proposals at their national conventions this summer
but in all cases where the matter came to a vote, anti-bias clause plans
were either tabled or defeated.
The opposition of alumni and Southern chapters appeared to
play a dominant role in defeating proposals to remove the clauses.
The moves came as a sharp disappointment to seven fraternities
whose presidents reported last spring that their chapters would defi-
nitely take action and vote in favor of removing restrictive clauses.
* * * *
HOWEVER there were indications that progress has been made
on the problem. It has been an issue at several schools including

the conditions at all of the chapters and report
next convention.

their findings at the

ALTHOUGH a locally supported move to abolish Sigma Nu's
clause was defeated, president Wayne Lambert, '53BAd, felt progress
had been made. He believed anti-bias clause proposals had not even
been able to reach the convention floor in the past.
Another indication of improvement was the large under-
graduate vote that a motion to remove Sigma Alpha Mu's clause
received, according to president Bob Steinberg, '52Ed. He reported
that it was largely the alumni and the Southern vote that de-
feated the move.
Althourh Steinhe rnpncts the matter to come up at SAM's next

Tryout Meeting
University men will get informa-
tion about a chance to serve their
fellow students and receive ex-
perience in doing so at the Union
tryout meeting tonight.
A smoker will be held for all in-
terested tryouts at 9 p.m. today
in Rm. 3D of the Union.
At this meeting members of
the Union staff will discuss the
functions and organizations of
the Union. All those attending
will also be able to join any of
the six committees which handle




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