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Refuses To Name
Those To Testify
Student-Administration Conference
Will, Be Called To Study Problem
Daily Managing Editor
Amplifying an earlier announcement that "a number" of persons
connected with the University have been subpoenaed for Detroit
hearings of the House Un-American Activities Committee, Rep. Kit
Clardy (R-Mich.) told The Daily last night "it is entirely possible
that no one will be called to testify."
"We subpoena, a great many individuals and question only a
few," he emphasized. "It will probably turn out that a relatively
small number from this area will be called."
DELAYED BY THF trial of six alleged Communists in Detroit's
Federal Court and the Harry Dexter White case hearings in Wash-
ington, the Clardy sub-committee plans hearings in Detroit, Lansing
and Flint shortly after the first of the year.
Rep. Clardy was adamant that the sub-committee will not
"lend itself to any direct smear attack on University faculty,
students or employes."
There will be "no attack on the loyalty or patriotism of the stu-
dents, faculty members or employes other than a few individuals who
may turn up.
"And I want to stress the word 'may' in that statement," he
continued in reiterating that neither the number nor names of those'
subpoenaed would be released until the hearings unless individuals
identified themselves.
UNIVERSITY PRESIDENT Harlan H. Hatcher said last night
he had not been given any information as to who had been sub-
The President announced he would call a special meeting of
students and administrators to work out methods of de'aling with
student cas'es that might come up in reference to the hearings.
Lee Fiber, '54, chairman of the Joint Judiciary Counci, com-
mended the idea of an early meeting. There had been some concern
over possible by-passing of Joint Judiciary authority in the event
that students were implicated in' .

State Eyes Bowl;
Leading Big Ten
'M' Rally in 4th Falls Short, Spartans
Win Fourth Straight Over Wolverines
Associate Sports Editor
Special To The Daily
EAST LANSING-An embattled Michigan football team, trying
to win its first game from Michigan State in four years, bowed to
superior Spartan manpower and talent, 14-6 here yesterday.
By virtue of its victory, Biggie Munn's classy club moved into
first place in the Big Ten standings-and incidentally, the race to
the Rose Bowl. State has a five won .one lost record and has com-
pleted its first Western Conference schedule.
ILLINOIS and Wisconsin trail with four and one marks in
second-this by virtue of the Badgers surprise 34-' win at Madison
yesterday. Both clubs have one
lnncria (Y~ a ram iia

league game remaining.
The Wolverines, absorbing
their third conference defeat as
opposed to two victories, gave
MSC a jolt in the fourth quar-
ter. when State miscues gave
them one touchdown and set
up another one. But some weird
play-calling on the part of the
Wolverines coupled with fine
Spartan defensive work put
Michigan'sfire out and put the
game in the MSC win column.
Munn's charges play'ed a con-
servative, steady game -- they
turned on the power, when they
needed it and held consistently
when Michigan had the ball. The.
Spartans ground out two long
touchdown drives, one covering
89 yards early in the second per-

H ST To Air
'White Case'
NEW YORK - ( - Former
President Truman said yesterday
he will "tell all the facts about
the Harry Dexter White case in an
"all out" radio and television ad-
dress tomorrow night from Kansas
Truman's announcement topped
off a five-day visit to New York
highlighted from beginning to end
bx a r lin ntiic l rn~ n

-Daily-Don Campbell
Hot, Sun,,TepidRivalry Prevail at Game

committee investigations.
The concern arose in part over
the sidetracking of Joint Judiciary
last week when University stu-
dents were temporarily suspended
for painting up the Michigan State
It was discovered that the
Dean of Students office has
discretionary authority to take
disciplinary action in emergency
When the House Committee
made its last local appearance in
Detroit in the spring of 1952 a
Wayne University co-ed, Lorraine
Faxon Meisner wvas suspended by
former president David D. Henry
for her "un-cooperative" attitude.
A storm of protest arose over
the action, but the Wayne Council
of Deans later expelled Mrs. Meis-
ner saying she "spoke in a manner
disrespectful to a properly con-
stituted government body."
No University student or faculty
member was called to testify dur-
ing that sequence of hearings.
* * ' * -
THE UNIVERSITY faculty re-
cently strengthened its demotion
and dismissal procedure in the
event that public interest might
make quick action on a faculty
member necessary.
Proposed by the Faculty Sen-
ate and approved by the Re-
gents ;last month, the new pro-
cedure is operative in event of
loyalty charges against faculty
members and limits the time a
hearing may be requested from
20 to five days. ,
It gives the President authority
to initiate dismissal or demotion
cases in that event, with review
by the faculty following.
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might form a basis for current
Mrs. Baldwin designa'ted the lo-
cal cells as "A.A. Town,' "Ralph
Nefus" and "Hal Dane."
At that time a University fac-
ulty member said the activities
of the "Nefus" club were known
to the University and the group
had not been prevented from us-
ing Angel Hall classrooms be-
cause it was considered a non-
dangerous student group.
"A.A. Town" was also known
though never associated with the
University, the faculty source said,
but there was no knowledge of the
"Hal Dane" group.
ON CAMPUS a number of La-
bor Youth League members con-
tacted said they had not been
subpoenaed and had no knowl-
edge of anyone who had been.
The Labor Youth League .and
a number of students were nam-
ed in a special Daily series by
Zander Hollander, '53, last Jan-
uary as carrying on the main
Communist "Front" activity on
Rep. Clardy referred to the se-
ries last night as "informative"
and said he was sure it must have
been helpful to his committee.
He declined to comment, howev-
er, on whether any LYL members
would be called to testify in the
Detroit hearings or whether the
organization itself will be involved.
The LYL has carried on local
activities since its direct antece-
dent, Michigan Youth for Dem-
ocratic Action, was banned from
the' campus by former President
Alexander G. Ruthven, and it con-

Special To The Daily
rooters at Macklin Field yester-
day folded their topcoats and'
shaded their eyes with their hands
as a glaring sun brought ideal I
football weather to the Michigan-1
Michigan State grid contest. 1
Contrary to many official fears,1
there was no trouble on the Spar-
tan campus. Despite bitter rival-.
ry between the two schools, the
spirit of both the State student
body and visitors from Ann Arborj
was not as strong as is usually'
expected when the Spartans meet
the Wolverines.
Allies, Reds Agree
On Korean Agenda'
PANMUNJOM - ({P) - Allied'
and Red diplomats cleared the first
barrier in the path of a Korean
peace meet and prepared to plunge1
into debate tomorrow on. concrete
arrangements for the fateful -on-
After three weeks of talking, the
negotiators finally reached agree-I
ment yesterday on an. agenda for
their discussions on planning the
peace conference.

IT WAS as if the hot sun had game, the controversial trophy,
sipped the energy from the spec- Paul Bunyan, standing regally on
tators, or the outcome, of the game a map of Michigan, was unveiled
was being taken for granted. Af- at midfield as flashbulbs exploded.
ter the initial roar that greeted The trophy was then taken out
the teams as they took the field the north entrance and promptly
the only appreciable noise from forgotten by the crowd.

the stands came in the last quar-
ter when the Wolverines recovered
a fumble on State's four-yard line.
The game drew, however, 52,-
3T4 fans, the second largest crowd
ever to see a football battle at
Macklin Field and the largest
to see th'e Spartans play the
Wolverines in East Lansing. In
addition, an estimated 60 mil-;
lion television viewers were1
treated to an afternoon of hard-
fought football.
In .contrast with the leth-
argy in the stands, the 146 mem-
ber Michigan Transcontinental
Marching Band put on spirited
pre-game and halftime shows to
make a rout of the battle of the;
The maize-and-blue bandsmen
captured the fancy of spectators
with their famous rendition of
"The St. Louis Blues" before the
game and a halftime "Trip
Around the World."
I IMMEDIATELY before the;;

During the game, the large
SL Freedom {
Week .Begins
Academic Freedom Week be-
gins tomorrow, with a decision of
the Student Affairs Committee on,
regulations governing all of the
week's sessions.expected by 5 p.m.
Under discussion will be the SAC
ruling that all resolutions passed
in any session of the week's meet-
ings must be signed on either the
njajority or minority sides by those
attending thg conference.
Events scheduled for the week.
will begin, no matter what the
final SAC decision, with a for-
um on "The Effect of Congres-
sional Investigations on Edu-
cation" at '7:30 p.m. Tuesday in
Architecture Auditorium.
Four State officials will speak
at the Forum.t

crowd was strangely nonchalant
except for the tension that
mounted as the Spartans were
slowly nearing their second score.
At times the fans were so quiet
that the Michigan Band often
struck up a number to create a
semblance of noise.
Making an appearance at the
game as guest of John A. Hannah,
Assistant Secretary of Defense
and former President of Michigan
State, were Secretary of Defense
Charles E. Wilson and television
celebrity Arthur Godfrey.
* * *
AFTER THE game, the fans
slowly and quietly emptied the
stadium. As the crowd was filing
out, the public address announcer
gave the score of the Illinois-Wis-
consin game, a move that inspired
more cheering than anything that
had happened here.
One thing missed by Ann Ar-
boriles was the traditional dog
on the field. Nor did the =an-
nouncer give the score of the
slippery Rock State Teachers
College game.
Taken altogether, the week-end
in East Lansing was unusually un-
eventful. Even the Michigan State
College Police shook their heads in

iod and the otner transversing 6 oy a raging po ca uproar over
yards late in the third stanza. a charge by Atty. Gen. Herbert
. Brownell Jr. that Truman pro-
TWO DRIVES were capped with moted White in the government
scoring passes, both going into though he knew the Federal Bu-
the left fiat. The first'scoring se- reau of Investigation labelled
quence began in the waning stages White a Russian spy.
of the opening period. - Under a steady drumfire of
Lou Baldacci, Michigan quar- questions, he amiably gave
terback boomed a long punt largely non-committal replies.
down deep in State territory, The radio-TV address will mark
Evan Slonac returning -it to the his first comprehensive review of
11. A holding penalty against the case publicly.
the Wolverines moved the pig- NBC and CBS said they intend-
skin to the 30 and from there ed to carry the Truman speech on
on the Spartans didn't need any, both radio and TV.
help. The time is not yet definite, but
Halfback Leroys Bolden and full- is expected to be at 8:30 p.m.
back Slonac paced the ground (EST).
drive that brought the ball to the During his daily stroll Tru-
Michigan -35 on 11 plays before man told questioners it was
the first period ended. Munn then possible he 'could have trans-
pulled his first string and his move ferred White from the Treas-
paid off as Earl Morrall and Jer- ury Department to he Interna-
ry Planutis, quarterback and full- tional Monetary Fund to help
back respectively kept the leather the FBI keep a watch on him.
moving deep into Michigan terri- , Rep. Francis E. Walter of Penn-
tory. When the ground attack sylvania, top Democrat on the
emporarily stalled, Morrell pitch- House Un - American Activities
ed to halfback Jini Ellis for the Committee, said in Washington
score. Friday he had reliable informa-
Michigan.took the second half tion that this was so.
kick-off and marched the ball Sen. William E. Jenner (R-Ind.)
straight out to its own 48 before chairman of he Senate, Internal
being stopped. Bob Hurley, sub- Security subcommittee, quickly
bing for the injured Dick Balz- challenged this. He said J. Edgar
hiser and Fred Baer together ' Hoover, FBI chief, was too secur-
with Ted Kress picked up most ity conscious to make any agree-
of the yardage. ment permitting a subversive to
But after getting a first down remain in the government.
on the 48, the Wolverines were
caught in motion, a run lost an-
other yard and finally Kress triedr Paur
a pass to Knutson. Knutsoni



New Phone Numbers

Take Effect

With scarcely a hitch, the huge. operation of changing Ann Arbor,
telephone numbers from five to seven digits' went into effect at 11:59
p.m. yesterday.
Completed in a year, the plan will eventually become part of a
nation-wide hook-up.
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See M', Page 6

Thanksgiving Bits
Special- Proposed

REP. CLARDY explained he had tinues today to meet privately.
been beseiged by newsmen in Hollander pointed out last
Washington several weeks ago January that the League didn't
about his investigations in Michi- have "a glimmer of a chance of
gan and had probably made the securing recognition today."
statements which were included "It should be noted," he contin-
in yesterday's Detroit News arti- ued, "that the University of Mich-
cle at that time. igan has not been easy pickings for
"I asked the reporters to holdI the Commuhists or their front. Its
back the information until the faculty and administration, all ful-
hearings began because I did ly aware of the danger from this

UNDER THE NEW SYSTEM Detroit callers will be able to make Plans for a Thanksgiving vaca-
calls direct to the Ann Arbor area afer Dec. 13 simply by dialing the tion special bus service have beenk
NOrmandy exchange. Toll calls will be quicker since they will no worked out by the Wolverine Club,,
longer have to go through an Ann Arbor operator. ,but completion of the plans is de-
pendent upon whether 32 students
Ninety per cent of the state is now on dial system, reports sign up for each bus Monday,
indicate, and by 1960 the whole state will be covered. This is one Tuesday and Wednesday.
of the preparatory steps in readying the country for a program Reservations maybe placed at
that will eventually allow for calls to be dialed direct throughout the Union, League, on the Diag or
the country. Such a nation-wide program will go into effect in at the Administration Bldg. Buses.
Birmingham Nov. 20. may travel directly toy 15 cities'
Although to a layman the operations involved in effecting the making stops along routes but'

To Sing Here
The 36-voice dePaur Infantry
Chorus will give the fourth con-
cert in the Choral Union Series at
8:30 p.m. Tuesday in Hill Audi-
First musical group to spring
from World War II, the chorus
was organized in 1942 by men
of the 372nd Infantry Regiment
stationed at Fort Dix.
Leonard dePaur will direct the
group in Ivan Langstroth's "Four
Melcdies of the Middle Ages,"
Brahms' "Wiegenlied," Grieg's
"Ich Liebe Dich," Lawrende Mor-
ton's "Psalm 150," and the Bach-



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