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Latest Deadline in the State










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Student Affairs 1
Committees Public Relation
To Get Deke r~ Hne


Expected Soon


World News,
By The Associated Press

Called To Appear
At Clard yProbe
Two Graduate Students Summoned
In Unexpected Committee Action
. Associate Editorial Director
Two University graduate students have been subpoenaed by the
of Rep. Kit 'Clardy (R-Mich.) May 10 in Lansing, it was revealed
ke Sharpe, chairman of the local Labor Youth League and
a doctoral candidate in economics, told The Daily last night he
received a subpoena on March 31.
The other student, also a PhD. candidate in economics, sxiK
he was subpoenaed March 26 but refused to make public his name
"uo avoid losing my job."

j ,Oppenheimer Hearing .1
Postpned egens. Metin KevWASHINGTON-The two fr
Ruling on Nu Sigs Postponed Regnts Meeting Key mer chairmen of the Atomic
till To Be Told To Possible Administration Change gytCommission, David E.Li
Stil To e Tod tal and Gordon Dean, will be wit-
nesses for the defense in security
By HARRY LUNN . hearings for atom scientist J. Rob-
By GENE HARTWIG - Daily Managing Editor « ert Oppenheimer.
Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity Announcemelt of a Vice-President for Student Affairs is expected Meanwhile Rep. Harold Velde
is appealing the $1000 fine hand- within a week following wide speculation yesterday. of important ad- (R-Ill.), chairman of the House
ed them by Joint Jiudiciary and ministration changes forthcoming in the areas of student affairs and Un-American Activities Commit-
the Subcommittee on Discipline public relations. tee, said in Pekin, Ill. yesterday
for an incident last November A scheduled Regents meeting for tomorrow was postponed for that Oppenheimer testified in 1949
ruled a group violation by Judic, lack of a quorum, but is expected to be rescheduled for early next that he knew there was a Com-,
it was learned yesterday. week if. possible. At the Regents meeting the long-advocated Vice- munist cell at the Los Alamos1
Four members of the fraternity Presidency appears due to be instituted. atomic bomb project.
were at that time involved in the
theft of two water pitchers and A MEETING of student leaders set by University President Har- Bevan Resigns . . ,
some food from the American Le- lan H. Hatcher for today gave authenticity to the report. Many of 1
gion Memorial Home.- - - the same people included in a LONDON - Left wing Laborite
Acting Dean of Students Walter meeting which discussed the Vice- fr n theLabor Pas picy-
B . ea y esterd ay said h e h a d n o t T H O M A SuPesid e n c y lastespri gewereabin gnmgh t
seen te e hat it invited to today's conference making shadow cabinet in an open
*rwthe Deke appeal but that it -ta n e over Britain following Amer-
would be circulated to the three Soc ilis tThe President commented yes- can-sponsored unity plans against
com m ittee m em bers as soon as anY..-E.open'U~ JS
e received it and action on t terday that he had held various Communist aggression.
he reeive it nd acion n itmeetings with student. groups * * *
would then be forthcoming. ~c u e meig ihsuetgop
. during the school year and Dien Bien Plu Holds
*o ~ e *.I ..

two students were nevxner1-dATn

Wilson asks

PROFESSIONAL medical frater-
nity Nu Sigma Nu is reportedly
also awaiting the Subcommittee's
verdict on a drinking party the
night of the Caduceus Medical
School Ball Feb. 20 at which per-
sons under 21 were served alcohol-
ic beverages.
In the Nu Sigma affair Judie
has already made their ruling
with final say by the subcom-
mittee still pending.

Norman Thomas, leader of the
Democratic Socialist movement in
the United States, will speak on
"Government Without Planning"
at 8:15 p.m. today in Rackham
Thomas, a Socialist candidate
for the Presidency in six elections,
will discuss the current recession,
the future of the welfare state,
world disarmament, and "the
present attack on civil liberties."


The Dekviolation drew the A question and answer period will
The eke ioltiondrewthefollow teades
stiffest penalty handed out to a *the address.
fraternity group in three years. 'ALSO INCLUDED on the dock-
Three of the students in the No- et of Thomas' one-day appearance
vember affair were subsequently in Ann Arbor will be radio- talks
arraigned and fined in Municipal on WPAG, WHRV, and WUOM.
Court. The fourth pleaded not He will be honored by the Student
guilty and was cleared. Judic took League for Industrial Democracy
up the case and recommended the today at a luncheon in the Union.
$1,000 group penalty later okayed
by the Subcommittee. Art Cornfeld, '56, president of
* * * the SLID chapter here, said that
JUDIC indicated -that there Thomas' talk tonight is meant
were additional circumstances en- "to foster interest in the current
tering into the Deke case but un- SLID plans for a series of dis-
der a policy adopted late last se- cussions analyzing the current
mester declined to clarify further recession.^

wa4ntedtoconfer withtnik~r HANOI, Indochina-The Com-
leaders further today. munist-led besiegers of Dien Bien
As the expected decision drew Phu heightened pressure yester-
near, three reports circulated on day at the northwest corner of the
possible reorganization: French Union fortress but there
1) Establishment of a Univer- was no other indication of an ex-
sity Vice-Presidency for Student pected massive assault.
Affairs. This officer presumably
would rank with the present Vice- Security Pact .
Presidents of Finance and Facul- INDOCHINA - Sen William
ties. Under this arrangement the KNOCHaNd -ae. William
present Dean of Students post I Knowland (R-Calif.) yesterday
wouldeaolishedntsDean told the Senate that Nationalist
would be abolished and the D China and. South Korea should be
of men and Dean of Women would included in any Southeast Pacific
report to the new veep. security pact.
2) Creation of a University Vice- A 10-nation pact proposed by
Presidency for Public Relations. Secretary of State Dulles would
At present the University has a not include them.
Director of Public Relations, Ar- Dulles' statement, similar to the
thur L. Brandon, who sits in on announcement in London Tuesday
Regents' meetings along with the by Dulles and British Foreignec-
two Vice-Presidents. retary Anthony Eden, was approv-
3) Establishment of a combined ed by France's Premier Joseph
Vice-Presidency for Student Af- Laniel before it was made public.
fairs and Public Relations. This * * *j
would merge the offices outlined Medialors Arive..
above and place the position on A
par with the two Vice-Presidents OAK RIDETwo op go
The plan is regarded by some as ment labor mediators arrived yes-
the least likely alternative. terday to try to head off a pos-
*- *sible walkout by 9,000 atomic en-
SOME decision had been expect- ergy production workers at mid-
ed to emerge tomorrow, but the night today.


f k~February Rep. Clardy told The;
Daily that "under present plans
no University students will beS l V a i
called to testify."
Contacted last night in Wash-
ington, Rep. Clardy said he was 1nocUlaL1U1I
not thinking of graduate stu-
dents when he made the Febru- 'y MARK RFADER
ary statement. To his know-BA
ledge, he said, no udergrad- Dr. James L. Wilson, professor
uates will be called, of pediatrics and chairman of the
Reports that four to six Uni- department of pediatrics, yester-
} versity professors received sub- day urged the immediate inocu-
ens hav nfeiters eened con- lation of children with the new
-Daily-John Hirtzei firmed nor denied by the Uni- Salk vaccine which will not be.
MIKE SHARPE versity administration.) tested here due to a Health De-
looks over subpoena from Clardy Investigating Committee Rep. Clardy, who was stricken partment ruling.
- ---- - - __ - .- --_ -with a heart attack in March, ex- And in Lansing an advisory
plained that because of his illness group, meeting with the State
he is not able to recall when the Health Department asked the
P rem iere of T hes S dcision was made to call the Michigan State Medical Society to
graduatestudents. approve the proposed program of
"Thew e iinoculations with the vaccine.
To Be PresenLted Today Th two were identified as*
persons who need to be brought.
before the Committee; it doesn't THlE STATE Medical Society Is-
By GAIL GOLDSTEIN matter if they are students,"he sued a statement last week ques-
Gi GAir ow n added. He said he remembered tioning the advisability of holding
Gods and sorcerers hold their own in the Gilbert and Sullivan !h w ae u o h e et ihteSl acn e
an the two names but not the de- tests with the Salk vaccine be-
Society's presentation of "Thespis" and "The Sorcerer" at 8 p.m. tails of their cases. cause of possible adverse results to
today in Lydia Mendelssohn Theater. those participating in such exper-
"Thespis" represents the first product of the Gilbert and Sullivan;vin.L. huss saidreside ta iihents.
collaboration and was first produced iii" December, 1871. Jerald did not recall Rep. Clardy making Commenting on the polio vae-
Bilik, '55SM, has written the music for this production, since the a distinction between graduate cine squabble, Dr. Wilson said
original score has been lost. This will be the world premier of the and undergraduate students in his that "There is no such thing as
new show. statement that no students would an absolutely safe vaccine. And
Bilik is the Michigan Marching Band's arranger and has written be asked to testify, probably no prophylactic vac-
music for several of its half-time - - - - -. -- * * * cine has been developed with
performances. ."*'1 7 1 1 jSHARPE, a 25-year-old resident more care and with more safety


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In connection with the viola-
tion, the Delta Kappa Epsilon
national organization recom-
mended appointment of a grad-
uate member on campus as house
director for the rest of the year.
Including the Deke penalty
which did not involve a drinking
violation, fines this school year
for group offenses total $1475.
First house group to be caughtj
with a drinking violation this year
was Sigma Phi Epsilon who paid
a $450 fine. Collegiate Sorosis so-
rority was levied the other drink-
ing fine amounting to $100 for aA
illegal party held Dec. 11.

Thomas is a board member of
the League for Industrial De-
mocracy and is chairman of the
Social Democratic Federation. He
was one of the founders of the
American Civil Liberties Union.
Two of his most recent books are
"A Socialist's Faith," and "Test
of Freedom."
Frankfurter To
Address Lawyers
~The Hon. Felix Frankfurter, As-I
sociate Justice of the Supreme
Court, will address the annual
Founder's Day banquet at 6 p.m.
tomorrow in the Lawyers Club din-
ing hall.
Justice Frankfurter will speak
on "Observations on Supreme
Court Litigation."

Regent's meeting was delayed un-
til next week at the earliest as
only four members could attend
the scheduled meeting.
Last night Brandon had no
comment either on the rumored
changes or personnel 'being
considered for the student af-
fairs post.
.Acting Dean of Student Walter
B. Rea has long been considered

Paycut Voted..,
TOLEDO - Toledo production
workers at Willys Motors, Inc. yes-
terday voted a pay-cut for them-
selves to bring the company's labor
costs in better competitive posi-
tion with other automobile manu-
Britaiun on EDC.*..

"THE SORCERER" promise's
true sorcerer-like effects with
ghosts, disappearances, and ex-
"Thespis" features mortals
who change places with the gods
on Mt. Olympus for a year.
Tickets are on sale at Lydia
Mendelssohn Box Office at 75c-90c
for today and 90c-$1.20 for Fridayl
and Saturday.
SL Endorses
f-Hop Group

I rr Addlress
Change Begins
Today for SL
Will Settle Eventually
In North Quonset Hut

of Chester, Pa., said emphatically, devices than this one,"
"I will not cooperate with the
Committee in any way. To coop- Di, Wilson maintained that the
erate with the Committee would Salk polio vaccine is probably as
be to contribute to the destruc- safe as routine inoculations against
tion of our Constitutional rights." diptheria, small pox and whooping
He said he might use the Firstcough.
or Fifth Amendment or both but EPORTS THAT the vacci
cannot be sure until he has ob- Rne
tained a lawyer. was a "killer" was questioned by
The other student also said he the doctor who said that in ex-

will be "an unfriendly witness. I
Packing of boxes and labeling of will refuse to cooperate in discuss-
desks went ahead full speed yes- ing other persons," he added. The
terday as Student Legislature pre- student said he has not decided
pared for today's move from its yet if he will answer questions
512 South State location. about himself. In previous years
Uk he has, publicly acknowledged
Univer'sity trucks pulled up to membership in the Communist
the State Street Bldg. this morn-mParhs
ing to move one third of the Le
Seons to e C The student asked a local R-
isauren's osseinso the nu- publican attorney to take his case.
After several days the- attorney
ications Bldg. for an 11-day stagy , decln e,", Af ,s f fea fohis,

periments with monkeys, given ten
times the dosage that would be
used on school children, revealed;
the monkeys did not die from Salk
vaccine inoculations.
The action in Lansing was ap-
proved by 50 doctors who de-
clared that the "medical people
present recommend to the Mich-
igan State Medical Society that
it take favorable action and ap-
prove this (the anti-polio inocu-
lations) rorammediate

a top candidate for the student L
affairs Vice-Presidency and re- spu
ceived the Interfraternity Coun- of1
cil's endorsement for the position.1 mun
Recent reports have indicated a com
University faculty member with cont
pat administrative experience has T
becotne the leading candidate for tegr
the job. the

ONDON -- Britain 'yesterd
rred France toward ratificat:


Student - Legislature met
night in a. spring fever-like



i uruil11C11 uc:%,c uol-- VI 1.GCi1 1V.1 Lila }

* * *

IN 1952 Delta Tau Delta drew a
$500 assessment and social proba-
tion for an unauthorized drinking
party. Phi Chi medical fraternity
was fined $750 and placed on so-
cial probation in Jan. 1951 togeth-
er with Phi Gamma Delta in April
of the same year who received a
$300 penalty for an unauthorized
drinking party.
Largest fine in recent years,
$2000, was levied against Psi Upsi-
lon for an illegal drinking- party
Nov. 15, 1950.
Phi Eta Sigma To
Honor Freshmen
Freshman men who qualify for
initiation into Phi Eta Sigma, na-
tional freshman honorary society
and who have not yet been noti-
fiP bye~ th+ orgnization may con-_

the European Defense Com- mosphere (a firecracker was l REMAINING office equipmentl
pity Treaty with a historic touched off across the street) and is being sent to the Michigras room
mitment to keep troops on the recommended a 10-member J-Hap j in the Unidn, awaiting the Legis-
tinent. committee and two changes in the lature's arrival there April 26, im-
he British offered also to in- Senior Class Executive Commit- mediately after the completion of
ate ground and air forces in tee constitution. Michigras Committee operations.
six-nation European army. Because of a ballot mix-up with .
Union vice-president votes dur-- The Michigras Room will be
ing the count, the last position on SL's base of operations until
the original nine-member group June when a new spurt ofsboxing
was in dispute after the elections and shipping activity will begin,
1) *two weeks ago. SL decided to re- and student government will be
P rim ary solve the seat in dispute by adding located in the North Quvnset
San extra member to the commit- Hut at East and North Universi-
1 tee. ty.

position," the student explained.,I-----e
* * Iit was .explalned that the manu-
SSHARPE said he has "been sin- facturer, the National Health In-
gled out by the Committee be- stitute and the laboratory of Dr.
cause I have spoken.as a Marxist Salk all would make independent
and an LYL member." tests of each lot of vaccine.
He has been an LYL member The tests then will be reviewed
since 1950 and chairman of the by Dr. Thomas Rivers, chairman
local LYL since 1952. Sharpe is of the special advisory committee
now Student Director of the to the National Foundation for
Michigan LYL and a member :lfantile Paralysis, before final
of the State Board of the Mich- approval is given.
igan LYL. Dr. Otto E. Engelke, director of
In February Balza Baxter, State E the Washtenaw County Health de-
Chaiirman of the LYL, revealed partment, objected that Dr. Riv-
that he had been subpoenaed by didn t t .

Meek Wins Illinois GOP



Democrats were . happy todayI
over the outcome of Tuesday's Illi-
nois Republican primary election.
Joseph T. Meek, who calls him-
self a "no-label un-hyphenated
Republican," was nominated by a
large plurality to oppose the Dem-
ocratic incumbent, Sen. Paul
Douglas, in next November's Sen-
atorial election.
. . .a

crats rather easy pickings for
Sen. Douglas.
Professor Preston Slosson of the
history department, echoed Dem-
ocratic reasoning when he com-
mented yesterday that the Repub-
licans might be hurt by many in-
dependents and Eisenhower Re-
publicans shying away from Meek3
next Novemnber in opposition to his
extreme conservatism.
He went on to say, however, that
this might only be wishful think-

-- - ers a n A represen Any G JanyAou.c.al
cance was cut down by the rela- In later action, the Legislature Weary legislators leaving the the comnittee. Baxter, accord- unit of a department of govern-
tively small turnout at the polls. recommended that all members boxed and labeled material behind ing to the LYL, was ordered to ment. Washtenaw County has
Balloting was considerably light- of the Senior Board (the Execu- them in the building at 5 p.m. yes- turn over the names of all mem- withdrawn from the tests.
er than in any Illinois state five Committee) be undergrad- tetday were completing the Leg- be of t chigan LYL.
primary election in several uate seniors during the major islature's third moving operation The LYL has been cited as a
years. part of their term in office. in its eight-year existence. Communist front organization by Langer To Speak
the Attorney General.
This was partly due to the ab- Representatives also passed an , Sharpe described the LYL as "an On Art Philosophy
sence of any Democratic state- ( amendment to the Executive Com- JBir Tet IFC. educational organization with, a
wide or Cook County contests. mittee's constitution calling for E Marxist working class outlook. Philosopher-writer Susanne K.
Some Republican leaders felt the elections of all class officers dur- P nToMeet In a prepared statement on the Langer will discuss "Pivotal Co i.-
light turnout was caused by its ing the period two weeks before Sharpe subpoena, the LYL said it s in Philosophy of Art" at 8
cepts i hlspyo r"a
nine-man slate for the Senate and three weeks following all-cam- Registration of more than 80 !considered it "a serious attack on p.m. today in Kellogg auditorium.
nomination which may have cre- pus elections in the spring. - 1tPe tn Ihe Bir Ten Twe-I the entire academic community"Mp m . todayn Kellogg Auditrim,


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