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SAC Passes Regulations
For Freedom Program

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lations thereof will be dealt with
Originally, SL had sponsored
the week under the "ad hoc"
committee provisions of Univer-
sity regulations which merely
give the Leglislature a co-ordi-
nating function in such situa-
The Academic Freedom Week
Committee is formed of a group
of interested students and organi-
zations and falls in the "ad hoc"
category, but SAC members felt
SL should take additional respon-
sibilities for the activities since
resolutions purporting to repre-
sent University student opinion
might emerge from next week's
* * *
IN OTHER discussion, SAC
cleared 'up a jurisdictional differ-
ence relating to withdrawal of
recognition from student groups.
Under the clarified provisions
all action based solely or princi-
pally on an organization's fail-
ure to meet SAC requirements
will be taken by SAC.
Charges involving social miscon-
duct which might result in with-
drawal of recognition will be han-
dled by the Joint Judiciary Coun-
cil, however.
SAC also approved an SL request
to invite the National Student As-

sociation here for its annual con-
gress next summer, provided the
Board of Governors of the Resi-
dence Halls grants final approval.
Official recognition was given
the Journalism Club, a proposed
addition was approved for the
Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority
house and the Union Opera road
show schedule was ok'd in other
SAC business.
- E
Plan Student
Bar Election
Elections for freshman and jun-
ior class officers to represent their
classes on the Board of Student
Bar Commissioners of the Student
Bar Association of the law school
will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
today on the first floor of Hutch-
ins Hall.
Running for freshman offices
are president: Bill Coxon, John
McDermott and Louis Woolery;
vice-president: George Abel and
Ray Lesscher; secretary-treasur-
er: Shirley Armstrong and student
bar commissioner: Harry Aid.
Candidates for junior positions
include president: Jim McCrory
and Bob Schuur; vice-president:
John Bauknecht and Don Stubbs
and student bar commissioner:
Doug Cutler and Howard Thiele.

Prof. Gram
Dies at 76
Prof. Emeritus Lewis M. Grai,
'76 years 'of age, former chairman
of the civil engineering depart-
ment, died here Monday after a
long illness.
The professor, who retired from
the University faculty in 1946 af-
ter 33 years of service, directed
the construction of 20 million dol-
lars worth of University buildings,
including the Rackham Bldg.,
East and West Quadrangles, Vic-
tor Vaughn House, the school of
public health, Kellog Institute,
Burton Tower and Hutchins Hall.
He was graduated from the
University in 1901 with a bache-
lor's regree in civil engineering
and returned to the engineer-
ing school in 1912 as professor
of structural engineering.
While at the University he was
chief marshall for commencement
exercises, a member of the board
in Control of Intercollegiate Ath-
letics for 20 years, chairman of
an administrative committee for
federal aid projects at the Univer-
sity and a member of the Univer-
sity War Board.
Surviving are his wife, a daugh-
ter, a son and two grandsons.
Funeral services will be held at
2 p.m. tomorrow at the Muehlig
chapel, with the Rev. G. Leslie
French officiating. Burial will be
in Forest Hill cemetery.

SL Agenda
Student Legislature will meet
at 7:30 p.m. today in Strauss
Dining Room, East Quadrangle
to discuss the following topics:
Motion to request informal
meetings between SL and the
Board of Regents.
Motion for three changes in
SL By-Laws
Final Exam Committee Re-
Announcement of Cinema
Guild Sponsors
SL President's Message
Motion to appoint two stu-
'dents to the University Com-
mitee in charge of granting Re-
gents Alumni Scholarships to
incoming freshmen student.
Kinsey Report
Discussion Set
Is Kinsey right?
Three sociologists will discuss
this question, with an emphasis on
the researcher's findings about
premartial petting and sex rela-
tions, at 4 p.m. today in Auditor-
ium C, Angell Hall.

GM Buys Willow Run
Plant for $26,000,000

DETROIT -P03)- General Mo-
tors yesterday bought from Kai-
ser Motors the giant former bomb-
er plant at Willow Run, near De-
troit at a price of 26 million dol-
Kaiser will move all its opera-
tions to Toledo and the Willys-
Overland plant there. Kaiser
bought Willys - Overland earlier
this year.
* * *
can be completed, General Motors
will lease to Kaiser the space now
occupied by Kaiser Motors for a
period not to exceed 12 months.
General Motors had been leas-
ing 11% million square feet of
the Willow Run plant since Au-
gust for the production of Hy-
dra-Matic transmissions. Trans-
mission output was halted when
fire destroyed the GM transmis-
sion division plant at Livonia
Aug. 12.
Kaiser paid an estimated 15 mil-
lions when it bought the big bomb-
er plant from the government in
Loss to General Motors in the

Livonia fire has been estimated
at as high as 80 millions.
eral Motors workers now are em-
ployed at Willow Run. When GM
reaches full-scale output of trans-
missions there it is expected all
the 8,000 workers idled by the Li-
vonia fire will have been recalled.
The sprawling Willow Run
property has some 62 acres un-
der roof. General Motors' pur-
chase of the plant marks the
second time it has changed
hands since the government
built it during World War II.
Its cost at that time has been
variously estimated at from 60 to
90 million dollars.
Willow Run was operated dur-
ing the war by Ford Motor Co.
Ford turned out more than 8,500 of
the big four-engined Liberator
When the bomber job was com-
pleted Henry Ford was offered first
opportunity to bid on the proper-
ty. He said, however, that he had
no use for it.

-Daily-Chuck Keisey
TRANSFORMATION-From plywood to palace, in preparation
for 'Elizabeth the Queen" which opens tomorrow at Lydia Men-

Elizabeth' Stage Set
For Opening Thursday

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Set construction for "Elizabeth
the Queen" has just been complet-
ed in a "two-days-before-opening"
burst of energy.
The stage crew has had a diffi-
cult job with $his play because of
unusual technical and time diffi-
culties. After work on "The Heir-
ess" was completed there remain-
ed barely two weeks to produce the
sets needed for "Elizabeth," a play
which requires extensive scene
Jack Bender, in charge of
stage design, says that "Eliza-
beth the Queen" offers a won-
derful challenge. Because of the
dramatic effect, scenes must be
changed rapidly and smoothly.
A revolving stage was, isedin
the 1930 Theatre Guild Pro-
duction, but unfortunately the
speech department does not
have such professional facilities.
In this present production an
effort has been made to preserve
the changing atmosphere of the
play and yet compensate for tech-
nical deficiencies. Bender has
solved the problem by using a
unit set in which various parts
are shifted into position.
Even the monotony that might
result from constant use of the
same scenery has been eliminated
by using draperies to give the au-
dience the impression that the
stage crew is actually practicing
black magic, according to Bender.
Speakers Plan
Contest Finals
Twelve finalists in the Speech 31
contest will participate in a pub-
lie speaking demonstration at 4
p.m. today in Auditorium A, An-
gell Hall.
The program will consist of five-
minute speeches by six students
and one-minute introductions. The
students were chosen through in-
dividual sections, and finalists
were determined in a preliminary
All Speech 31 students were el-
igible for the contest, and elec-
tions were held in each section.
Steiner Plans
Newman Talk
The Rev. Fr. Celestin J. Steiner,
president of the University of De-
troit, will be the featured speaker
at the Newman Club Communion
Breakfast Sunday at the Gabriel
Richard Center.
Tickets priced at 50 cents may
be obtained at the Center during
nthe week.
The Largest
Display of
in the city
40 for $1.75
and upW

Remember C-DAY!
Telephone Number Change Day


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these central office names:
NO rmandy for Ann Arbor.
GR eenwood for Chelsea.
HA milton for Dexter.
GA rden for Manchester.
HI ckory for Whitmore Lake.
You'll just dial TWO LETTERS and
five numerals ... to make local calls . .
to call between Ann Arbor and the
other four communities ... and to call
between Chelsea and Manchester.
To call an Ann Arbor number,
NO rmanrT 9.1100 fnr vmrn1n _n i'11

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Tryouts and all those who would
like to- tryout for the 'Ensian Bus-
iness Staff are asked to attend
the meeting that will be held at



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