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AN EDITORIAL
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VOL. LXIV, No. 107 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, TUESDAY, MARCH 9, 1954

SIX PAGES

ixon
GOP Action
OK'd by Ike,
Reports Say
TV, Radio Talk
Set for Saturday
WASHINGTON-The Repub-
lican Party skipped over Senator
Joseph McCarthy (R-Wis.) yes-
terday to let Vice-President Rich-
ard Nixon answer a Democratic
a political blast and did so, high
Republican sources indicated, with
President Eisenhower's approval.
Nixon was given the nod to an-
s era broadcast by Adlai Steven-
s on that the Republican Party is
"half McCarthy and half Eisen-
hower."
* * *
A HIGH Republican official, who
declined use of his name, indicat-
ed that the committee action was
taken with the consent of Presi-
dent Eisenhower. There was no
formal comment on that point,
however. Nixon. will speak Satur-
day night, over both NBC and
CBS:
McCarthy still wants time to
do his own talking.
He said television and radio net-
works had better give him free
time, too, to answer Stevenson or
they would "learn what the law
is."
GOP Chairman Leonard W. Hall
moved in ahead of McCarthy to
ge$ free radio and TV time equal
to that given Stevenson, titular
head of the Democrats, for a
speech at Miami Beach Saturday
night.
Later Hall announced Nixon
would appear- on a combined
radio-TV broadcast Saturday to
speak not only on the Repub-
lican Party leadership and the
r ~ Administration's progtam, but
also to reply to Stevenson.
That didn't entirely satisfy Mc-
Carthy.
On reaching New York from
a Miami, he said:
* * *
"I AM delegating to no one the
authority to defend me. In addi-
tion I intend to do everything I
can to make the television- com-
panies live up to their obliga-
tions."
The Senator said he would
continue to demand time for
himself "and I will not counten-
ance anything else."
McCarthy called Stevenson's
speech "an intemperate attack on
k the Republican Party and a
lengthy, vicious attack on me per-
*sonally." .*
GOP CHAIRMAN Hall said that
F Nixon, in replying to Stevenson,
would speak "as the official rep-
resentative of the Republican Par-
I tyl in this matter."
Vice President Nixon was "an
excellent choice" to answer Stev-
enson, McCarthy said, adding,
that "Mr. Nixon is speaking for
' the party. I'm speaking for my-
self."
Hall was "entirely correct" in
regarding the Stevenson speech as
an attack on the Republican Par-
ty. "He had no other choice," Mc-
Carthy said.
Federal Communications Com-
mission regulations require can-
didates for public office be given

equal opportunities on the air by
radio stations, commission sourc-
es said yesterday.
These sources explained the
commission, in the past, has tried
to see that broadcasting stations
are fair in their treatment of all
controversial issues.
Gov. Williams
To Talk -Here
Gov. G. Mennen Williams will
explain his views on the Univer-
sity's budget morrow at a spec-
r ial meeting faculty members
here.
All members of the University
staff have been invited to this
meeting of the local chapter of
versity Professors, at 4:15 tomor-

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Ongthe Air
"Morning Headlines," a five
minute resume of local and na-
tional news, returned to the air-
waves at 11:55 p.m. yesterday.
The newscast originates from
the editorial office of The Daily
and is written and delivered
by members of The Daily staff.
Beginning this week, the pro-
gram will be heard six nights
a week, Monday through Sat-
urday, instead of the former
five.
"Morning Headlines" is heard
over WHRV.
Prof. Lewis
Dies at 66
Flags at the University flew at
half-staff yesterday for Prof.
Howard B. Lewis, chairman of the
biological chemistry department,
who died Sunday.
Prof. Lewis, who was 66 years
old, had been ill since January,
1953. He was a pioneer in research
on the sulphur compounds and
was also internationally known for
his research on metabolism of cys-
tine and methionine, amino acids
of the protein molecule.
* * *
PROF. LEWIS did both his,
graduate and undergraduate work
at Yale University and served on
the University of Illinois faculty
prior to joining the University in
1922.
A member of 19 honor socie-
ties, Prof. Lewis was a member
of the American.Society of Bio.
logical Chemists and held the
office of president.
He also served on many nation-
al committees. He was a member
of the National Board of Medical
Examiners, on the Council of
Foods and Nutrition of the Ameri-
can Medical Association and on
the Committee of Food and Nu-
trition of the National Research
Council.
A consultant to the, graduate
medical center of Walter Reed
Hospital, Washington, D.C. he was
also on the Executive Committee
of the Phoenix Project.
YD's To Hold
PanlTalk.
A panel discussion dealing with
planned Young Democrat city pro-
ject work this semester will have
the interest of the YD's at 7:30
p.m. today in Room 3M-N in the
Union.
Three speakers, Dean W. Cos-
ton, Louise Cain and Brett Miller
will form the panel discussing the
political situation in Ann Arbor.

Survey Shows
'U' FundsLa
By JON SOBELOFF
"Considerable progress has been made since the war, but we
have a long way to go if we are going to keep Michigan in the
forefront of the educational systems of the nation."
That was University Vice-President Marvin L. Niehuss' comment
last night on results of a just-published survey on support given
higher education in state schools.
* * * *
THE SURVEY, conducted by Assistant Dean of Faculties Robert
L. Williams, shows that while the State Legislature gave the Univer-
sity its biggest appropriation in history last year, state supported
universities in 20 other states were making still greater gains.
Including all of the 20 state universities for which data were
available, the survey is based on research by the University during
the last half dozen years.
Niehuss yesterday pointed out that price level rises and increas-
ing complexity of education have made education increasingly expen-
sive throughout the nation.
"The Legislature has recognized the University's needs and made
budget increases in the past six or seven years," Niehuss said.
"But there must be further increases in appropriations to State
supported schools if Michigan is to maintain its high position among
the states in the field of education," he added.

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Roundup
By The Associated Press
'Puerto Ricans...
NEW YORK - More than 110
Puerto Ricans, including the wife
of a would-be assdssin of former
President Harry S. Truman, were
rounded up in New York and Chi-
cago yesterday in a swift probe
into the shooting of five congress-
men in Washington last week.
* * *

That means raising the governor's budget recommendations this Court Rules .
year too, he explained.

* * * *
WILLIAMS' SURVEY found 20 other state universities averaged
15 per cent budget hikes from 1952 to 1953. Meanwhile the Univer-
sity got only an 11 percent increase.
On a per student basis, the 20 state universities averaged 11
percent increases to the University's eight percent.
The survey, which appears in the March issue of the Michigan
Education Journal, tells the story of the University's fall from its
nationally top financial position in 1929.
In 1939, while the 20 other state universities were again getting
just as high appropriations as they had before the crash, the Uni-
versity was still nine per cent short of regaining appropriation cuts
made during the depression.
Since 1939, the 20 other state universities showed appropria-
tion increases averaging 34 per cent more than the University's
appropriation hikes.
"Today's college student in the State of Michigan is handicapped
by the level of support granted to the colleges since 1929," Williams
writes.4
"Laboratories need restoring, libraries need expansion, faculties
should be increased in size and other improvements are needed." I
Williams added that few appropriations for capital outlay were
made in Michigan during the 17 years from 1928 to 1945.
"The need accumulated for new buldings has not yet been met,
although the State has made appropriations since 1945 for capital
development and improvement," he said.

Petitions
Petitions for 22 Student Leg-
islature seats which will be fill-
ed in all-campus elections,
March 30 and 31, may be pick-
ed up from 1 to 5 p.m. today
through Friday in the SL Bldg.,
512 S. State.
Twenty candidates elected to
the Legislature will serve for
two semesters and two for one-
semester terms.
Deadline for returning all
completed petitions to the SL
Bldg. is Saturday.

May Festival Program
Plans Announced by Sink
By JOEL BERGER
Detailed programs of the 61st annual May Festival, to be held
April 29 through May 2 in Hill Auditorium, have been announced by
University Musical Society president Charles A. Sink.
Featured symphony in all six concerts will be the Philadelphia
Orchestra, while the Choral Union will sing in two concerts and the
Festival Youth Chorus in one.
* * * *
OPENING THE concert series at 8:30 p.m. on April 29 will be
soprano Lily Pons in a performance of operatic arias, with Eugene
Ormandy conducting the orchestra i4 Beethoven's "Overture to 'Eg-
mont,' Op. 84" and "Symphony No. 7 in k'Major" and Respighi's
symphonic poem, "The Pines of .
Rome."U
Miss Pons will sing Bishop's 'U' AL UMNUS:
"Lo! Here the Gentle Lark,"
Rachmaninoff's "Vocalise, Op.
34, No. 14," Bachelet's "Cherez
Nuit" and Verdi's "Caro Nome o zera
from 'Rigoletto.' "'
During the second concert atB
8:30 p.m. April 30, the Choral Un- By JOE PASCOFF
ion, conducted by Thor Johnson, Ed Kozera, a University alumnus
will present Carlos Chavez's "Cor- and more currently a Special As-
rido de 'El Sol.' " sistant on Russia for Radio Free
They will be joined by soprano Europe, spent yesterday in Ann
Lois Marshall and contralto Arbor revisiting the University.
Blanche Thebom in presenting Vi- Operating from main studios in
valdi-Casella's "Gloria for Soli, Munich, Germany, Radio Free
Chorus and Orchestra" and by Europe broadcasts sometimes as

Leaky Blasts
At Big, Ten.
NEW YORK--GP)-Frank Leahy,
who retired as Notre Dame foot-
ball coach at the end of the 1953
season, lashed out at the National
Collegiate Athletic Assn. and the
Big Ten yesterday while defending
feigned injuries and shift plays in
a magazine article.
Leahy, admitting that the con-
troversial Notre Dame injuries in
the Iowa game last fall .were
feigned, said that such practices
have been a part of football for
many years. The controversy, he
said, "was caused not by what was
done but by who did it and how
successfully."
"I will emphasize here my con-
viction that the NCAA's public
censuring of Notre Dame was in-
spired principally by some of the
representatives from a block of
the more affluent members of the
Western Conference," Leahy's ar-
ticle said.
"The righteous personalities fre-
quentliy commit football sins
more grievous by far than try-
outs," he said.
They have long resented Notre
Dame's dominant position in foot-
ball, and more recently, Michigan
State's.

WASHINGTON-Testimony by
a witness before a Congressional
committee may not be used against;
him in any criminal prosecution'
in any court, the Supreme Court
ruled yesterday.
It was the first time the court'
ever said specifically such testi-
mony may not be used in state
courts. *
Defense Pact ...
TOKYO - U. S. Ambassador
John Allison and Japanese For-
eign Minister Katsuo Okazaki yes-
terday signed the long pending
U. S.-Japan mutual defense pact.
Allison said the pact "takes us
one step nearer the time when
the United States can withdraw
its forces from Japan."
* * *
Dulles Warns ...
CARACAS, Venezuela-Moscowf
seeks to bring parts of the West-
ern Hemisphere into the Soviet
orbit, Secretary of State Dulles
said yesterday.
The Secretary urged the Amer-
ican republics to take united ac-
tion to thwart any such designs.
* * *
Excise Taxes ...
WASHINGTON-The Adminis-
tration abandoned hope yesterday
of keeping the House from cut-
ting excise taxes almost a billion
dollars.
House Speaker Joseph Martin
told newsmen after a discussion
between the President and Re-
publican leaders in Congress that
Administration forces will make
no attempt to stop House passage
of the measure.
WASHINGTON - Postmaster
General Arthur Summerfield yes-
terday announced the experiment-
al airlift for first class mail will
be extended to two score cities In
eight Western and middle Western
states tomorrow.
Naguib Again . M
CAIRO, Egypt-President Mo-
hamed Naguib, who was sud-
denly deposed 12 days ago by
young officer colleagues in his
Egyptian revolution, bounded back
to full power last night.
Restored to the presidency three
days after he was confined to his
house by an armed guard, Naguib
re-emerged also as premier and
president of the ruling Revolution-
ary Council.

-Daily-Dick Gaskill
ALMOST FINISHED-Pending approval by the Health Service to-
day, the new Women's Swimming Pool will see its first activity
tomorrow. Completely modern, the pool is serviced by a purifying
system using diatomaceous earth and chlorine.
Infor-mal DipToMr
Openino Womens Pool
An informal "sneak splash" will initiate the new $1,000,000
Women's Swimming Pool at 4 p.m. tomorrow.
Members of the Women's Athletic Association Board, Michifish,
the Physical Education Club, the League Board, and the staff of the
Women's Physical Education Department and the house athletic
managers will participate in the pool's debut. A number of special
guests have also been invited.
THE POOL, part of the planned $3,500,000 Women's Physical
Education Bldg., has been completely mainly through funds from the
-4Board in Control of Intercollegiate

Stanley Group
Will Perform
Concert Today
"Quartet No. 14," written espec-
ially for the Stanley Quartet by
Brazilian composer Heitor Villa-
Lobos, will be premiered by the
group at 8:30 p.m. today at Rack-
ham Lecture Hall.
The composition, according to
Prof. Robert Courte of the music
school, a violinist with the quartet
is a very colorful and typically
Brazillian piece.
Other numbers scheduled for to-
night's concert will be Haydn's
"Op. 74, No. 1 in C Major," and
Beethoven's "Op. 130 in B-flat
Major."
The Quartet , which has recent-
ly returned from a short tour, pre-
senting concerts at Cornell Uni-
versity and Mount Holyoke Col-
lege, includes in addition to Cour-
te, Professors Gilbert Ross, first
violin; Emil Raab, second violin;
and Oliver Edel, cello. All are
members of the music school fac-
ulty.

Athletics. Approximately $29,000
was raised for the swimming pool
fund by various groups and turned
over to the athletics board.
Formal dedication of the pool
will take place April 17th.
After tomorrow's initiation, the
pool will be used by Michifish and
women's swimming classes, ac-
cording to Dr. Margaret Bell,
chairman of the Women's Physi-
cal Education Program. Details
for the full operation of the pool
have yet to be worked out.
The groundbreaking in Octo5er,
1952, began a project which has
culminated in a modern pool fea-
turing underwater lighting and
sound. Permanent stands can ac-
commodate approximately 700 peo-
ple for swimming exhibitions. Both
a low and high springboard are
situated at the 12' deep end of the
pool, which measures 75 feet by
44 feet.
'U' STUDY:
UN Charter
Opinion Poll-
In Progress
Public opinion data is being
gathered by the Survey Research
Center for the 1955 convention
for the revision of the United Na-
tions charter, it was learned yes-
terday.
The Carnegie Endowment for
International Peace has granted
$14,000 to the Institute for Social
Research, of which Survey Re-
search Center is a part, to collect
information on the attitudes of
the American people toward the
UN.
TOGETHER with data gather-
ed in studies beine conducted in

SAC Review
Of Balloting
Set for Today
Easier Amending
Method Passed
By GENE HARTWIG
Fall sorority rushing received a
418 to 167 okay by affiliated wom-
en in the vote counted last night
by Panhellenic, but final say in
the issue remains up to the Stu-
dent Affairs Committee today.
Results of voting on the amend-
ment to the Panhel constitution
which would allow a two-thirds in-
stead of three-fourths majority to
determine questions on rushing
showed 14 houses voting "yes" and
three "no."
THE VOTE on the rushing is-
sue broken down percentage-wise
showed: 69.1 per cent for fall rush-
ing, 27.6 per cent for spring rish-
ing, .4 per cent invalid votes and
2.9 per cent abstentions.
In all some 605 sorority wom-
en voted on the rushing qu*-
tion with 585 of the votes count-
ed, 2 invalidated and 18 absten-
tions.
On the amendment vote the
necessary three-fourths of the
houses, voting as units, was ob-.
tamed for its passage under the
present Panhel constitution.
Passage of the amendment will
validate results of the more than
two-thirds vote in favor of fall
rushing if both measures gain SAC
approval today.
ACCORDING to Panhel Presi-
dent Martha Hill, '54, the amend-
ment change should secure SAC
approval since the maximum
three-fourths vote of sororities re-
quired by SAC regulations was
obtained.;
Two interpretations of SAC's
jurisdiction on the rushing
question reportedly will have to
be hashed out before any de-
cision can be reached on the
question.
One.side maintains that SAC's
sole function in this case is to
determine whether the vote for
fall rushing is consistant with all
existing regulations g o v e r n i n g
Panhel on the matter.
The other view is that SAC must
consider the sorority vote as only
a part of the overall evaluation of
the rushing question and base its
decision on independent as well as
affiliate opinion in determining
which system would be best for
the campus as a whole.
* * *
RESULTS of the sorority vot-
ing will be presented to SAC by
Miss Hill. She declined however,
to comment on either of these al-
ternatives.
Voting on the amendment and
rushing issue was carried on in
The rushing ballot allowed in-
campus sororities last week.
dividual women to check their
preference for fall or spring
rushing. Houses voted as units
on the amendment question.
The total number voting was
smaller than the overall sorority
membership since only those who
had been initiated prior to the
first week of the second semester
were allowed to vote, Miss Hill ax-
plained.
Adelphia, recently founded local
sorority, was unabe to vote since
it is only an associate member of
Panhel.

New initiates were barred from
participation in the vote because

Views Radio Free Europe

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ing on in the Western world-
what the USSR won't let them
know. We want these people to
know that the West is concern-
ed about their fate and inter-
ests," he said.
Commenting that although there
are no objective means of meas-

One of the many services ex-
tended by Radio Free Europe, Ko-
zera noted, is to answer such let-
ters.
* * *
SPECULATING on the vast
amount of criticism leveled at Ra-
dio Free Europe by the Commu-

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