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SAC Passes
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Says McCarthy
'Cropped' Picture Showing Schine
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Petitions for the executive
committee of the 1954 Union
Opera will be due Monday, May
3, at the main desk of the
Petition forms can be obtain-
ed at the Union desk. For fur-
ther information, interested
students may contact Gordon
Epding, '55, Mimes president.

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New Engineering

Group Approved' wIunI 4Levens 'ai
Passage of foUr group constitu- retary of the Army Stevens face t(
tions and a protracted debate on the facts" in their bitter dispute.
a request by Pershing Rifles mili- Stevens heatedly denied it, and
tary society for a coed sponsor heardings ended on that angry note
marked yesterday's meeting of the * *
Student Affairs Committee. IT WAS A day of storm and str
Constitutions submitted for SAC lawyer accused the McCarthy fo
approval included those of the en- photograph they put into evidence,
gineering. council; the Student Stevens ordered the picture taken
League for Industrial Democracy; a camper on his investigation of
Charivaria, a group organized for the Army.I
purposes of literary criticism, andI
the Foester's Club. McCarthy's chief counsel, Roy
* * * M. Cohn, took the stand and
THE ENGINEERING Council got in some testimony on this
constitution had previously re- I and a number of other points.
ceived approval of representatives! The picture showed Pvt. G.
of engineering college organiza- David Schine, the drafted Mc-
tions.at a, meeting April 15. Carthy aide, side by side with
Purposes of the new Engineer- Stevens. The Army secretary'si
ing council are outlined in the counsel, Joseph N. Welch Jr., pro-
constitution as follows: duced an uncropped version show-
1) To coordinate the activities ing two other men were standing
of this organization and groups with Schine and Stevens when the
within the engineering college, picture was taken.
2) To gather and formulate stu- Off and on, disputes over these
dent opinion on policies of the en- and poster-size photographs flar-
gineering college affecting the ed up all day, while TV cameras
student body. recorded every maneuver in the
3) To provide a liaison between fast-shifting probe by the Senate
the student body and the faculty, investigations subcommittee.
and between the student body and * * *
the administration. THEN, TO cap it all, McCarthyF
4) To undertake service projects tangled with Stevens over a re-
for the general good of the engi- port the Army made last month
neering college and the University accusing the senator and twoI
and to stimulate, interest in the aides, Cohn and Francis Carr, ofI
student activities of the college. bringing "improper pressure" to
get special treatment for draftee
MEMBERSHIP in the new 16 Schine.
man group will be drawn from "You're not giving us the
professional societies, activities facts, Bob," McCarthy chided
groups and the college at large. Stevens at one point.

uses controversy
cCarthy, (R-Wis.), accused Sec-
o face yesterday of "not giving us
dthe fourth day of televised public
* *
ress from the outset, when Stevens'
rces of "shamefully doctoring" a
and the McCarthy forces retorted
to butter up McCarthy and put
Nelson Hits
In Politics
"I can not see how 18 year olds
can be allowed to vote when they
can't participate in political acti-
vities," said Richard Nelson, ad-
ministrative assistant to Adlai
Stevenson in the principle Demo-
cratic Party Day address here yes-,
Deploring high schools and uni-
versities that discourage political
thought and participation, Nelsonj

World News
By The Associated Press
Nixon sought yesterday to reas-
sure America's governors disturb-
ed over the possible political dyn-
amite lurking in talk about send-
ing U.S. troops to Indochina.
Nixon presided over a meeting,
of the governors of the 48 states
and the territories.
* * *
WASHINGTON - The Eisen-i
hower Administration won a vic-
tory in the Senate yesterday when
-a proposal to support major crops
at 90 per cent of parity for an-
other year was defeated 48-40.
* * *
(D-Va.) called on the Justice
Department yesterday to startj
"immediate legal proceedings
against Clyde L. Powell," the
former housing official whom he
described as "the key official"
in current investigations of ex-
cessive FHA-guaranteed loans.

Attem pt,
* Korea Talks
S how Unity,
f: As Unlikely'
GENEVA-{'P)-Britain is sup-
porting France in an effort to ob-
tain a cease fire as the first step
at the Geneva conference toward
solving the bloody impasse in In-
dochina, a British source said last
The 19-nation conference debat-
ed Korea yesterday but the initial
arguments foreshadowed the doom
of efforts to unite and pacify that
* * *
ON INDOCHINA, Prime Minis-
ter Churchill said Britain had re-
fused to commit troops to fighting
there while the conference is in
n Morton progress. In the House of Com-
e nation mons at London, he held out the
Edward hope that the conference might
rad., and work out a cease fire.
A widely circulated report
here was that Soviet Foreign
i Minister V. M. Molotov and Red
EC China's Chou En-lai planned to
propose a cease fire within the
- next few days. A French spokes-
ok "Ameri- man regarded it as untrue.
tory" con- A top conference source said

PRO AND CON--One of the few cheerful moments at a hectic debate on the value to th4
of Senator McCarthy is enjoyed by Prof. Edwin Moise, Charles Sleicher, Grad., and Rev.
Redman, on the opposition to McCarthy side; and Prof. Bennett Weaver, Ken Mackness, G
Prof. Louis J. York, speaking for McCarthy.
U' .Panel .Discusses McCarthy Top

urged that it is the responsibility * * *
of every young citizen to join a
political organization such as the WASHINGTON-A surgeon who
Young Democrats or some citi- spent four years in a. Japanese
zens group. prisoner of war camp testified yes-
* * * terday at the court-martial of
NELSON termed the stress that Cpl. Edward S. Dickenson that
high school teachers place on vot- 98 per cent of complaints made by
ing for the man and not the party, POWs against one another "are
and the bans some universities i

A panel discussion which quick-
ly became a warmly-contested de-
bate battled the question: "Has
McCarthy's term as a public ser-
vant proved to be an -asset to the
country?" at a Young Democrat
meeting last night.
Speaking for the affirmative,
Prof. Bennett Weaver, of the Eng-

McCarthy has done a service to whether McCarthy's bo



SAC also approved two chang- McCarthy contended Stevens
es in the constitution of the filed the charges against the Mc-
senior class executive commit- Carthy side to halt their hearings
tee providing that class officers on alleged espionage at Ft. Moni-
must be undergraduates of sen- mouth, N. J.
for standing able to serve in of.
fico throughout the. academic
year preceding the June gradua- M onsoons H it
tion exercises and that election.
of class officers take place dur- Dien Bien Pu
ing the period beginning two
weeks before and ending three
weeks following the spring all- MANOL, Indochina-P)-Under
campus elections, pelting rains and despite heavy
Pershing Rifles' request for a rebel mortar and artillery fire the
coed sponsor provoked discussion French flung up new "last ditch"
of the University's traditional pol- fortifications yesterday in the
icy with regard to the selection of heart of the Dien Bien Phu. I
campus queens and resulted in The long-awaited big seasonal
SAC's voting to withhold approval monsoon rains turned the north-
until such time as the policy is west Indochina fortress area into
altered. lakes of red mud and crippled

have against political events and
participation, to be .prohibitiveato
the development of a politically
conscious citizenry.
Speaking on "Responsibility
and its Discharge in National
Politics," Nelson listed several
signs of irresponsibility on the

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* *, *
BELGRADE-The Yugoslav Ex-
ecutive Council, the country's top,


the country," Weaver said.
Prof. Edwin E. Moise, on the
negative side, said that McCar-
thy's contribution to the govern-
ment has been "a program
whose chief ingrediant is slan-
Moise charged McCarthy has
taken the role of "a corruptor of
the public morals." He said that
an attitude has developed of con-
doning slander as a political wea-
pon by those who accept Mc-

cerning the Senator's views on B'itain was prepared to back up
George Marshall was educational. the French in seeking quickly a
"Do you endorse it? Is it a text- cease fire to be followed by nego-
book," Pr~of York was asked. tiations with the Communist-led
The engineering instructor Vietminh.
said he could see nothing in the The position of the United
book which is wrong. "He (Mc- States is that while a halt in the
Carthy) did not at any time ac- fighting is desirable, it should not
cuse Marshall of being a traitor," be at the price of concessions
Prof. York said. He added that which would ultimately prove of
others may have interpreted it high cost to the Western powers.
as such. * * *

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parliamentary body, yesterday ap- i lish department, charged that the
proved a proposed military alliance State Department from 1950 to
of Yugoslavia, Turkey and Greece. 1952. did not discharge one per-
First steps in forming such an son for disloyalty.'
alliance were taken during the * .
mid-Auril visit by President Mar- "IF RIDDING the o u.

Pons To Sing
In Festival
With soprano Lily Pons sched-
uled to arrive early today by train,
the 61st May Festival is ready to
Miss Pons will sing during the
first concert at 8:30 p.m. tomor-
row. She will be accompanied by
the Philadelphia Orchestra which;
T under the direction of its regular
conductor and guest conductor
Thor Johnson of the Cincinnatti
Symphony, will perform during all
six concerts.
Other performers during the'
Festival include soprano Lois Mar-
shall and Zinka Milanov, contralto
Blanche Thebom, tenors Kurti
Baum and John McCollum, bari-
tone William Warfield. pianist Ar-
7 tur Rubinstein and cellists Lorne
Munroe and Leonard Rose.
The University Choral Union
and the Festival Youth Chorus,

French air strikes at the Commu-
nist-led Vietminh besiegers.
But the French carved out more
trenches and flung up thick mazes
of barbed wire barricades in their
main defense area, now reduced to
a little less than a mile in diame-
ter. They exchanged artillery blows
with the Vietminh but there was
no sign as yet of any mass rebel
infantry assault.
For the French the task was to
tighten the defense bulwark as,
much as possible.I

part of the Republican Party, shall Tito to Turkey, of Communists is an asset, Sen. On the affirmative side,. Prof. Weaver asked the nega-
businessmen in government, Louis J. York, of the engineering tive side why, if McCarthy's ef-j
state legislatures, the Demo- school, called the Wisconsin sena- forts to get Communists out
eratic Party and young people, f r tor an educator who has made the of government have been more
With reference to irresponsibil- Com)o 1iio ,.ro e ures public aware of Communist in- harmful to the government than
ity on the part of the GOP, Nelson . . ". . . filtration in government, who has to Communists, how did they ac-
asserted, "President Eisenhower is1 'b lt BOard Reviewed championed the position of gov- count for Communist opposition
not giving this country the type of ernment employees, no matter m.
leadership that it needs." --what their position as "trustees." Prof. Moise answered that the
Summing up the purpose of (EDITOR'S NOTE: This article at- and a de stad f it * ENG Communists attack him because
tempts to give a factual picture of E AKESGa. loo they want to prove that American
the two-day Citizenship Clearing theuniversity's athletic eligibility cedure as seen through the exper- eN afmative grp ls Mc dem y is a raud "ThAeyiar
House, Nelson urged all young peo- board through the experience of a ience of a student who was be- the affirmative group listed Mc- lemocracy is a raud . hey ae
ple to "do something" in politi- student. It does not intend to in- fore the board are helpful. Carthy's achievements as reveal- like muckrakers who have found
cal activity and "never compro- terpret or evaluate the board or its ing 30,000 pro-Communist vol- a muck-mine," he said.
mise your ideals." policy.) FIRST OF ALL, the eligibilityumes in American libraries in Ger-
In the morning session Prof. By JIM DYGERT b s omposed of sigiaclty many, and withdrawing trade be-
John. Dawson of the Law School ard is composed of six faculty tween 327 Greek ships and the. Gar g M akes
moderated a panel discussion on Because of the recurrent excite- p Russians.
"ThePlae o Yoth n PrtyOr-ment over the de-emphasis of ath- of Registrar Ira W. Smith. Each~ - .
"The Place of Youth in Party Or-m vrted-mp s'ee eitt or w ee Former YD president, Charles Loud O uitcry !
ganiatio." anelMemers ereletics, some may wonder whether semester the board reviews the rec- Fre T rsdnCal
ganization.'PanelMemberswereh U rss o rd of every student who partici- Sleicher, Grad., speaking against
Neil Staebler, Democratic State ;the University follows its ownjthprosincagdM a-
proclaimed ideal of the predom- pates in intercollegiate sports. Al- the proposition, charged McCar-
Central Committee chairman, V inance of scholarship over ath- so each student, regardless of thy with wholesale, indiscrimin- "Hurry, hurry, for crying out1
torletics. grade-point average, is interview- ate techniques. ud."
Michigan Young Democrats, Frank ed by the board each semester "Anyone who makes a charge So bellowed Larry Pike, Gar-
Blackford, administrative assist- To get an idea of the Univer- should be able to substantiate," he goyle managing editor, darting en-1
ant to Gov. Williams and Mrs. sity's actual policy, both a view The whole matter is more or said. "This McCarthy has never strangedly around the office, flail-
Louis Cain, of the eligibility board in action less routine for the athlete been able to do." ing his arms, realizing closing time,

MOLOTOV and French Foreign
Minister Georges Bidault met
Tuesday at Bidault's lakeside villa.
They reached a measure of agree-
ment on invitations to be issued
for the coming talks on Indochina.
Bidault meets Molotov again
today for further discussions. A
French spokesman said they did
not take up a cease fire at their
first meeting.
This was the situation on Korea*
South Korea's Pyun Yung Tai
called for free elections in Korea
under the supervision of the Unit-
ed Nations. This would result in
a victory for the South Koreans,
since they outnumber their coun-
trymen in the north.
North"Korea'srGen. Nam Il
speaking after the South Korean,
presented a formula for "free
elections" which was along the
pattern of Soviet proposals for
elections in Germany. These have
been rejected by the West on the
ground they would pave the way

French Comedy To Be Shown Today
Le Cercle Francais, University,"
French Club, will present its an-
nual play, "Ces Dames aux Cha-
peaux Verts," today at 8 p.m. in,
Lydia Mendelssohn Theater.
The play, a modern French co-:
medy by Albert Acremant, will be
given by an all-student cast
speaking only in French. Prof.
Charles E. Koella will direct the>
production assisted by Bruce Hen-
ry. Robert Mellencamp is in charge
of the scenery with costumes by.......'
Phyllis Pleycher. a>

conducted by Prof. Marguerite
Hood of the music school will also
On Miss Pons' program will be

whose cumulative average and
previous semester record is 2.0
or above. He is merely asked a
few questions that may or may
not pertain to his eligibility.
But the athlete mentioned above,
who found himself a couple honor
points down after the fall semes-
ter, had things somewhat tougher.
When his average fell below 2.0,
he automatically became ineligible.
In order to have any chance at
all of playing his sport, he had to
petition the board for eligibility in
the form of a letter to Smith ex-
plaining all the factors involved.
According to this particular ath -
lete, there weresextenuating cir-
cumstance which the board subse-
quently took into consideration.
NEXT, HE relates, he was re-
quired to obtain from each of his
current instructors a report of his
progress in their respective courses
for the first five or six weeks of
the semester.
This, he complains, was pro-
bably the most difficult aspect of
the whole process, because not
all of his instructors were co-
operative. After obtaining these
reports, he had to file them with
the board before his scheduled
Finally, after waiting in a line
of athletes at Yost Field House,
he appeared before the eligibility


* * for the annual Hophead Contest IforLomuist dominion.
PROF. MOISE asked Prof. York is almost here. "Write funny stor- In this atmosphere there ap-
ies and submit them, for crying peared to be little liklihood tha,
out loud," he added. 'Bring them the 19 nations could come to any
no lou hem ad. ri ng them agreement on unifying Korea. Ed-
In or mail them in or send them uardo Zuleta Angel of Colombia,
Sby a messenger or whatever!" reflecting the view of U.N. mem-
M~ore than two hundred rep- Although Katherine Anne Por- br rsnsi a lspo
resentatives from the faculty Atog ahreAn o-bers present, said Nam I1's pro-
and student body will gather ter will be unavailable because of posal "doesn't correspond to real-
at 7:30 p.m. today in the Stu- poor health, a famous lecturer is ity."
aetaut y L:0pm oauneo thet promised for the May 11 presenta--_________
dent-Faculty Lounge of the tion of awards. There will be a $20
League for the Literary College (istpiz, 1 dllrseon rie
Steering Committee's confer- first prize, $10 dollar second prize,
ence on "The Role of the and a third prize of travel. Contest
Grade," to which the public is cses Fiday midnight.
also invited. He who enters may very likely
win," Pike confided. "Aeeeeh!" WASHINGTON-P)-A special
court of inquiry yesterday recom-
Carver Receives Award mended against disciplinary ac-
tion for Col. Frank H. Schwable,
- -~ I45, flying Marine, but said, his
false confession of gei'm warfare
in Korea had "seriously impaired"
his military career.

Bishops Lo! Here the Gentle
Lark," Rachmaninoff's "Vocalise,
Op. 34, No. 14," Bachelet's "Chere
Nuit" and Verdi's "Caro Nome"
from "Rigoletto." The orchestra
r wil play Beethoven's "Overture to
Egmont" and 'Symphony No. 7 in
A major, Op. 92," along with Res-
y pighi's "Pines of Rome," during the
Five other concerts .will also be
a given, coming at 8:30 p.m. Friday,
2:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Saturday
and 2.30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Sun-
Tickets for the concerts may be
purchased in the University Mu-!

play the young, lively Parisian who
comes to live with her relatives,I
four old maids whose household'
is pious and dull. The capricious
girl shocks the sisters with her gay
and worldly ways.
Convinced that the eldest sis-
ter, Telade, played by Lois Bin-
etsky, '56, dominates and re-
presses the others, the young
girl, Arlette, decides to revive
some interest in life for the oth-
er old maids.

Secretary of Defense Wilson,
Navy Secretary Anderson and Gen.
Lemuel Shepherd, Marine Corps
commandant, approved the court's
ShepIer said in a statement he
accepted the court's opinion that
Schwable's conduct was "excus-
able on the ground that it was the
result of mental torture."
The Wolverine Club will hold
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