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W. LXIV, No. 86




Ike To Avoid'
By Moderacy
Asks Road Aid,
Cut in Gas Tax*
Dwight D. Eisenhower said yester-
day the times are too serious for
extreme partisanship and he will
counsel Administration officials to
avoid it in talking about the Dem-
Eisenhower ,told a n ws confer-
ence he would expect teonard W.
Hall, chairman of the Republican
National Committee, to follow such
advice, too.
THIS WAS against a back-
ground of angry outbursts from.
leading Democrats in Congress,
protesting they are getting fed up
with GOP speeches they said have
attempted to label all their party
? as Communists or political sadists.
They had called on the President
either to back up or repudiate the
Saying he quite cheerfully ad-
mits the need of Democratic
support to get parts of his legis-
lative - program enacted, the
President remarked that he isn't
much of a partisan himself and
knows of no way he can stop this
sort of thing except among
members of his own executive
By adopting a more moderate,
conciliatory approach than some
of his fellow Republicans have
been taking, the President appear-
ed to frown on recent political ora-
tory by GOP spokesmen on 'the
National Committee, in Congress,
and on the White House staff it-
Meanwhile Sen. McCarthy (R-
Wis.) said late yesterday he does
not intend to change his national
speech-making tactics, despite
President Eisenhower's advice that
Republican leaders avoid extreme
partisanship in these serious times.
* * *
THE PRESIDENT also com-i
mended a 225 million dollar boost
in federal aid to highway construc-
tion yesterday as demands increas-
ed for the government to prepare
a vast program of public works,
On Capitol Hill, there also
were calls for the Administra-
tion to take immediate, concrete
action to ward off a possible
downward break in the nation's,
economic welfare.
Eisenhower did not characterize
his proposal for a stepped-up roadI
building programs as a pump-
priming move,

SL Postpones Vote
On Activities Center
Defeats Motion on MSC Name Change;
Elections Scheduled for March 30, 31
With no dissenting voice, Student Legislature last night voted to
postpone discussion on an endorsement of the proposed Student
Activities Center.
SL president Bob Neary, '54BAd., brought up a motion calling
for the Legislature to go on record in favor of "a building providing
predominantly business facilities without duplicating existing
('social and recreational facilities."
Financed by a student fee, the
cCenter would come under the man-
agement of a governing board
composed of elected student mem-1
bers and business advisors whose
Policy M ade duties would be limited to man-
agerial supervision, according to'
ethe motion.
ByJudiciary hr a edt on u
LEGISLATURE members felt
there was a need to sound out stu-
Joint Judiciary Council yester- dent opinion on the plan since the
day formulated a secret recoin- Center proposal has been shrouded
mendation on handling of pub- in secrecy from its beginnings.
licity on disciplinary cases after Causes for the hush-hush at-
discussing the problem with rep- mosphere surrounding the group
resentatives of The Daily, Inter- drawing up the proposal center-
fraternity Council and Panhellen- ed around location of the build-
ic Association. ing, Neary pointed out. He ex-
The recommendation will be plained that if location for the
forwarded to the University Sub- Center should be revealed, real
Committee on Discipline today estate values in that area would
and a decision from that body is soar.
expected in the next few dav s Neary noted the pressing need




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General Courses
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Indochina Fight



while yesterday.
Top railroad executives and col-
lege officials meeting here for a
seminar in "Railroad. Manage-
ment - The Next Generation,"
found a number of things to dis-
agree about, but their differences
were mostly individual-not along
"party lines."
ASKED WHETHER a prospec-
tive railroad official should take
a course in industrial psychology
or one in surveying if he could take

Gets Rebuff
By Europe
Push NATO End,}
Expulsion of U.S.
By The Associated Press
Soviet Russia's offer yesterday
to trade 50 years of collective se-
curity in Western Europe for ex-
pulsion of Amercian forces from
the continent and a shattering of
the Western alliance met with a
prompt rebuff by Britain and,
Proposing the Soviet plan to'
the Big Four conference in Berlin,
Soviet Foreign Minister Molotov
advocated excliding the United,
States from an all-Europe mili-
tary bloc of 32 nations.
* * *

Declares No
Senators Give
Other Opinions
By The Associated Press
Involvement of the, United
States in a shooting war in Indo-
china or anywhere else in the
world is against his policy, Presi-
dent Dwight D. Eisenhower de-
clared yesterday.
Every step the Government
takes to help France fight the
Vietminh forces in Indochina is
carefully weighed to prevent this
country from getting in too deep,
the President pointed out.
* * *
"I COULD NOT conceive of a
greater- tragedy than American
involvement in all-out fighting in
Indochina or elsewhere, Eisenhow-
er told reporters.
Every move made in interna-
tional affairs involves some risk,
he concluded, but every decision
authorized by him will be dir-
ected toward prevention of war.
Though Senator Stennis (D-
Miss.) and the other Democrats
applauded the President's state-
ment, they questioned whether
this country had not already gone
too far in our latest moves to
help the French.
America has made commitments
which go beyond its present mili-
tary strength and should avoid
further "trigger situations," added
* * *

tAk y ,V1
Judic Chairman Lee Fiber, '54, for such a building since a num-=
said last night. ber of campus activities and or-
* * * ganzations have no adequate meet-
ACTION on the controversial ing place now. With increased en-R
question began several months rollment in the future, need for
ago when informal negotiations facilities of a "coeducational na-
were undertaken by Daily editors ture" will expand in proportion, hej
and Judiciary members. said.
Yesterday Daily Managing . The 13-member committee study-
Editor Harry Lunn, '54, formal- ing the problem recently present-
ly outlined a three-point policy ed the plan to the Regents who;
,to the Council: granted them authority to proceed
1) Release by the Council of with their work.
all group violations and penalties INCLUDED IN the Center, ac-j
immediately after each group has cording to Neary, would be facili- WILLIAM T. FARICY
carried their case through Univer- ties for larger organizations such ? . no stop signs
sity channels. as the SL itself and meeting rooms:
2) Release of violations and and workshops for smaller cam- one and not the other, the rail-
penalties in cases involving indi- pus activities. Central offices and road men picked psychology about
viduals about which there is un- filing space for smaller organiza- three to one.
usual campus interest or publicity. tions would be incorporated in the Their reaction represented a
3) Publication of an interpre- proposed building. feeling among most of the execu-
tive series on the system.of pen- Earlier in the meeting, the ! tives and college officialj that
alties and criteria for decisions I. Legislature voted down a mo- a general education, especially a
used by the Council. I tion to support the Regents in general course in "industrial en-
Unt oc t }opposing a change in the name gineering," would be good prep-
Under present policy the of Michigan State College "which aration for railroad manage-
Council releases only a sum-met
maryilistofsviolations ats the would result in conflict and con- ment.
end of each semester which in. fusion with the University's Later, William T. Fancy, pres-
w4title" ident of the Association of Amer-
iuaes no mention of group or The Cabinet announced four igan Railroads, told the group he
Ivacancies on the SL roster-and set sees "no stop sign" ahead for rail-
Up until last semester, how- interviewing for the seats for early road expansion and improvement.
ever, the Council usually had next week. Faricy added that railroads will
made releases on miportant group - Starting the annual election show their faith in the future with
violatiins as penalties were levied. about a billion dollars on capital
Th al a olwdaln-whirl, spring elections were sched-I
The Daily has followed a long- uled March 30 and 31 and refer- improvements this year.
standing policy of gathering in- endum petitions deadline set for Earlier in the day, Perry M.
formation from its - own sources Shoemaker, president of the
and publishing group penalties. T 7:30 p.m. March 10. Delaware, Lackawanna and
Generally such reports are not eof calendaring next fall's Home-I Western Railroad, had urged a
made public until after the group coming Weekend Oct. 23, the Mn- special degree in "transportation
has exhausted opportunity for ap- Mn
pa o case. nesota game. engineering" and specialized
peal on its case. Treasurer Vic Hampton, '54BAd., courses for undergraduates.
Sreported Student Book Exchang Dean George Granger Brown of
IFC PRESIDENT C. A. Mitts, salesat$7,248,anincreaseofnear- the engineering college countered'
'54, and Panhellenic president ly $750 over the fall income but that "specialization by exclusion"
Martha Hill, '54, told the Council $450 short of last spring's total is to be feared-the student should
yesterday they favored a com- _ _ _specialize only a little and then
promise policy of issuing a judi- only after he has had basic gen-!
cial summary at the end of each T (,E-U1J IEeral courses.
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FRENCH Foreign Minister Bi-
dault and British Foreign Secre-
tary Eden both renounced the
plan as one which would neutral-
ize not only Germany but all of
Western Europe, and which would
break up the North Atlantic Trea-
ty Organization. ,.Eden called
NATO "the foundation of the
British policy."
U.S. Secretary of State Dulles
countered that Molotov sought
only to expose most of Western
Europe to external aggression.
Taking a similar viewpoint, Prof.:


-Daily-Rupert Cutler
TURNABOUT - Foresters yesterday took advantage of the mys-
terious "Big Sister" banner on the Diag to add one of their own
advertising the annual Paul Bunyan Dance. Disclaiming any con-
nection with the earlier sign, the Forester's Club said theirs had
been inspired by the "Big Sister Is Watching You" stunt.
Dail Staf IsuesCall.
c To Prospective Writers

Here's the chance for you to be-
come a reporter and editor in your
spare time.
The Michigan Daily editorial
staff is issuing its last tryout call
of the semester. Students in any
field of study and scholastically
eligible may attend the introduc-
tory. tryout meeting 4:15 p.m. to-I

day at the Student Publications
Bldg., 420 Maynard St.
WORKING on The Daily also
provides the staffer with valuable
experience which will aid him in
his future career not only in jour-
nalism but in other fields as well.

Fred Warner Neal of the politic
science department called t
plan "the most forceful move
Soviet policy since 1952," and i
terpreted it as a move to cor
pletely isolate the United Stat
from its Western European alli
facilitating further Russian a

Im i


AT ANOTHER point, Eisenhow-
er said he doubts the country
could be scared into a major de-
pression. He said, however, the peo-
plemcould be misled to such an ex-
tent that some sort of a recession
could occur.
Bid To Head.

T Doaru i 1teti semester containing the names,
fines and offenses of individualI
By The Associated Press groups.
Directors of the New York Cen-; Both are opposed to any dis-
tral Railroad yesterday turned closures of penalties on individ-
down a demand by Robert R. ual student cases.
Young that he be made chairman Mitts had discussed the prob-
of the board. lem with Director of Admissions
NYC President William White Clyde Vroman and Miss Hill had
read a statement by the board de- talkedato Assistant Director Don
clarihg: B. Feather,
"The board unanimously decid- They told the Judiciary that
dthast intwould be inimical to both University officials, thought
interest of the company to bad public relations would result
grant Mr. Young's request." for the University and AdmissionsI

The Union yesterday issued
a final call to men interested
in Union student activities to
attend its tryout meeting at
7:15 p.m. today in Rm. 3-A of
the Union.
Attendance at the meeting
does not obligate anyone to
sign up as a tryout. All men
interested in learning about the
operation of the Union and the
Student Offices have been urg-
ed to attend.

Fitzpatrick Illustrates Civil Liberties

IHC Operation
Inquiiry Holds
First Meeting
A student-faculty committee
met yesterday in the first of a se-
ries of discussions on the present
residence halls system.
Set up by the Inter-House Coun-
cil as "Operation Inquiry," the
purpose of the committee is to
"evaluate the Michigan House
FACULTY members on the 11-
man committee include Prof.
Charles T. Olmsted of the eng-
neering college, chairman, Prof.
John P. Dawson of the Law School,
Prof. Frederick C. O'Dell of the
architecture school and Prof.
Frank X. Braun of the Germanj
James D. Shortt, assistant to
director of university relations;
Robert Baker, '55M; Harry Pi-
per, '56L; Bernard Berman, '55;
Albert Pearlman, '55; Howard
Nemerovski, '54, and Donna An-
derson, '56, complete the com-
Meetings will be held next week
to begin work on determining the
purposes of the residence halls

Prof. Neal pointed out that al-
though the proposal met blunt
refusal by Western European gov-
ernments, it cannot help but ap-
peal to part of their populaces.-
"It's hard," he said, "for any,
government over there to stay 'in
office." He predicted that opposi-I
tion to the plan would be strong-I
est in Britain and weakest in
France. '
"Both sides," Prof. Neal said,
"have been suggesting steps every-
body knows won't be taken.
Garg Clamors
For Tryouts
Today everybody -is shouting
Gargoyle is holding its editorial
staff tryout meeting at 4 p.m.
today in the Student Publications
Building. Everyone is invited, ac-
cording to L. H. Scott, assistant,
art editor, who has very little to'
do with the editorial staff and was
actually talking about a.isurprise
birthday party for his cousin
Ralph Saturday night.
The meeting is open to all hith-
erto unrecognized writers of hu-
mor, whether in the field of fic-I
tion, non-fiction, parody, verse,
comedy or tragedy. It is not an!
opportunity to meet other campus
personalities, members of the fac-
ulty and administration, an oc-
casional famous national figure,
and cousin Ralph.
Peanut brittle will be served. '

Beginners on the editorial staff "I'M GLAD THAT our policy on
I II T' iwill first learn the rudiments of this is now strengthened against
1Iist headline writing and proofread- possible direct involvment in the
ing with the chance to write war there," added Stennis refer-
Ex erts W illnews stories, features and edi- ring to the President's press state-
Storials, ment.
But sending the additional
D scuss Ilse At the end of his first semester ;200 Air Force technicians to
i on the staff the tryout will be Indochina to help the French
boosted to. the soph staff with a service American aircraft made
Campus Young Democrats and beat of his own to cover. As a available to them under the
Young Republicans will listen to soph stafferthe is in line for pro- foreign aid program, was a mis-
two authorities examine the. Eis- motion to the junior staff which take he asserted.
enhower Administration in their includes a monthly salary. This "I don't want to see any more
opening political club meetings job entails putting out the paper of our military personnel go into
tonight. once a week in addition to cover- Indochina," he elaborated, "and
August (Gus) Scholle will take ing one of the choicer beats. I want those now there to be pull-
the floor for the YD's at 7:30 p.m. E * ed out."
in the Unionr discussing the Presi- IN HIS SENIOR year the staff- Senate Republican Leader Wil-
dent from the labor viewpoint. er is eligible for one of the top liam Knowland said "There is no
Scholle, president of the Michigan- senior editorial positions, plan to have American ground
CIO Council and regional direc- There are also openings for forces in Indochina."
personal forecasts for the ele- photographers on the staff. Stu- At present, in Indochina, ad-
tions this falls dents interested need not own a vance rebel guards are pressing
t tcamera,for The Daily supplies within six miles of Luang Pra-
all equipment. Later photogra- bang's golden roofed palace. De-
.E WILL BE introduced byphers may advance to paying fenders expressed confidence in
John Burton. Ypsilanti city coun- positions. their ability to throw back any
cilman, who is at present running Organized in 1890, The Daily is Communist-led Vietminh assaults
for r eon.Repulicrated as the leading collegiate on Laos' royal capital.
The Young Republicans, meet- newspaper in the country. It has
ing at 7:45 p.m. in the Union, the advantage of owning its $500,
will hear Prof. James K. Pol- I0headantaghofhingdishp- ote osson-
lock, chairman of the political 000mplant which includes ashopnd
me r of he oove a $70,000 rotary press.rDebate
si mn. Po f the Hocker C om mis- U nique because it is independ-
Pro. Pllok wlltel th grupent of the University, The Daily
sin n fteUiestTeDiyProf. olc will tell the groupI has the latest deadline in the state, In 1Sb Group
"Why I Still Like Ike," reviewing -dd ts*
Eisenhower's problems and ac- 1
complishments in the President's !IFC Invites Men The Academic Freedom Sub-
first year in office. A question and:. commission of the Student Legis-
answer discussion will follow the To 71rvont Sessi 1ltuevoted yesterdayvto invite

Nomniations for four YR po-
sitions will also be an order of
business, with the chairmanships
of the membership, activities, andI
finance committee and a position
on the board of directors open.
New members are eligible for the

Rep. Kit Clardy to send a repre-
Tryouts for the Interfraternity sentative of his committee to the
Council are invited to meet at. University to debate Prof. Preston
4 p.m. today in the IFC offices in Slosson of the history department.
the Union for a general introduc- Rep. Clardy had previously re-
tion to the IFC and the beginning I fused an invitation from the Sub-
of a series of training meetings to commision to debate Prof. Slosson
acquaint tryouts with the offices on the grounds that as head of the
and campus. committee he did not feel it prop-
er to take part in a debate
*I 4


Cartoons depicting commun-
ism and hysteria at home as the
twin enemies of freedom were
shown by Daniel R. Fitzpatrick,
editorial cartoonist of the St.
Louis Post-Dispatch for 42 years,t
during a talk yesterday.
The Pulitzer Prize winner show-
ed 63 cartoons to illustrate his
lecture, the third in the series on
"The Press and Civil Liberties in
Crises" sponsored by the journal-
ism department.
- * * *
A PICTORIAL study of civil lib-
erty cases, the cartoons emphasiz-




1S AG I.K11 1 iL iI ji; THE MICHIGAN Republican is
" chairman of the sub-committee of
4e the House Un-American Activi-
Uoa U co s itu or tiesCommittee which wil open
hearings in Detroit Feb. 22.
----- The Academic Freedom Sub-
which was granted at a hear- would prohibit investigation of commission's motion, which was
Milton Henry, Pontiac lawyer ing in Detroit Monday by Fed- LYL records. subject to SL approval was
acting on behalf of state Labor eral Judge Frank A. Picard, the * * * passed by the Legislature
Youth League Chairman Balza state LYL served Rep. Kit Clar- BAXTER and Henry are basing In connection with National Ac
Baxter, is presenting a petition in dy, chairman of the House in- their case on the First, Fourth, ademic Freedom Week, suggested
Federal Circuit Court of Detroit vestigating subcommittee, a sub- Fifth and Sixth Amendments to for the second week in April by
stating that a House Un-Ameri- poena. According to local LYL the Constitution. the National Students Association,
can Activities sub-committee sub- leader Myron Sharpe, Grad., Discussing the . case, Sharpe the sub-commission voted yester-
poena. of LYL records is "unconsti- IClardy has been aked tn annexnla nehea i- a en day to contact other schools in

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