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May 01, 1954 - Image 6

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REPUBLICANS-YR President Malcom Schlusberg (center) and
Vice-President Seymour Greenstone (right) talk things over with
Detroit Police Commissioner Donald Leonard at a recent YR
YR's Claim'Stereotype';
Look to Increased Unity


"We're stereotyped," Seymour
Greenstone, '55, explained as one
of the difficulties of the Young Re-
publican Club here.
The YR's won't expand too much
on that short expresion, but most
of the executives, at least, feel that
the club and perhaps campus po-
litical groups in general are not
understood by the students.
THE YOUNG Republican Club
has been the victim of too much
dissension in the past two years.
Not that a difference of opinion
is not a healthy state of affairs,
but the YR's have not been able
to absorb this difference and the
result has been loss to the group
of many previously interested per-
Mal Schlusberg, President of
the YR's, says that the group has
less dissension now than it has
for a long time. "The extremists
have quit," he says.
Yet even- now, there are evi-
dences of a somewhat larger than
necessary split between its so-
called "liberal" and "conservative"
"We're the most liberal group on
campus," says Greenstone. "We
believe in the republic as it was
founded. Those who want changes
Sawyer Lists
Given Grads
University Graduate school fel-
lowships for the coming year have
been announced by Dean Ralph A.
The appointments, made by the
executive board of the graduate
school, are awarded to students
from universities and colleges
throughout this country and Can-
ada for work on this campus.
WINNING Horace H. Rackham
Predoctoral Fellowships of $1,750
each are the following University
graduate students: Thelma F. Bat-
ten, sociology; Warren C. Benedict,
near eastern studies; Donald F. M.
Brown, botany; Seyhan N. Ege,
Chemistry; John Harrison Lovell,
musicology; Randall H. Nelson,
political science; Walter J. Slat-
off, English and Robert D. Teet-
ers, conservation.
Others receiving the fellow-
ships are Stefan V. Vail, eco-
nomics and Charles E. Caton,
Horace H. Rackham Special Fel-
lowships of $1,200 go to Henry N.
Beck, chemistry; Gerrit H. Flet-
cher, education; James R. Klono-
ski, political science; Malcolm W.
Roemer, sociology and William W.
Scott, botany; all graduate stu-
dents here. R. Eldredge Dryer, ed-
ucation, completes the list.
University graduate students
winning University Fellowships of
$1,300 and $1,500 include Olexa
M. Bilaniuk, physics; Frank N.
Blanchard, geology; William J.
Chambliss, far eastern studies;
Yun-Chin Liu Chou, mathemat-
ics; Ka Lun Fogg, civil engineer-
ing and Oscar Grusky, sociology.
* * *
THE LIST continues with Fred-
erick H. Hall, library science:
Llewellyn W. Hillis, botany; Jagan
N. Kaul, education; Sylvia H. Kin-1
nunon, education; Peter A. Mold-
auer, physics; Glenn N. Patton,
fine arts and June C. Granstrom,
'54, journalism.
Others winning fellowships
are Diogenes Allen, philosophy;
Anthony P. Bowie, speech; Mar-
lene H. Brey, chemistry; Gor-

toward socialism are the reaction-
ary ones."
* * *
THE RANGLE over the affirma-
tion of the 1954 club platform
brought hot debate as members
formed into two steady groups to
vote on free trade, compulsory
unionism, minimum wage laws,
and certain questions of civil
rights. Free trade was dropped by
a majority of one vote, and com-
pulsory unionism by a somewhat
larger vote,
An unfavorable trend to "Mc-
Carthyism" brought the resig-
nation of executive member
George Zucherman, '56, who in
a letter to The Daily charged the
loss of "liberalism" within the
Whether or not there is a decid-
ed trend toward McCarthy, YR's
do differ on their stand toward
(EDITOR'S NOTE: This is one of a
series of interpretive articles on cam-
pus political organizations.)
the Wisconsin Senator. Schlusberg
says, that McCarthy has "over-
stepped his bounds.
"There is a growing feeling
among Republicans," he adds,
"that he should be put in his
place." However, Schlusberg feels
that newspaper "overplay' is part-
ly responsible for some McCarthy
TIM RICHARD, '57, a member
of the YR executive board sees
it another way. "Those who yell
loudest, don't know what McCar-
thy has done," he says.
Again, concerning the cam-
pus Green Feather drive, one
commenter thought it was "a
smear campaign to end all
smear campaigns," while an-
other called it "unnecessary and
negative, inciting hate." Only
one of the YR executives wore
a Green Feather - President
Schlusberg, who later said he
did it as a sign of opposition to
McCarthy, not as approval of
the campaign.
Not all YR activity is taken
up with a difference of opinion,
however. The YR program this
semester has attracted much at-
tention and interest, especially
with no rational election actually
taking place.
All candidates for the Republi-
can nomination for Governor h'ave
appeared before the club. Repub-
lican Day, the first half of the re-
cent Citizenship Clearing House
was a project of the club and was
highly successful. A debate with
the Young Democrats has been
planned for this month.
* * *
THE YR'S say their purpose on
campus is to serve as a source for
future leaders of the Republican
Party. Acting in much closer
agreement with the Republican
party than the YD's do with the
Democratic Party, the YR's say
they accept all the views of the
national GOP as stated in the
"We are primarily a political
organization, not educational,"
says Greenstone. "We want to
provide a sounding board to give
voice to a Republican campus."
Many members of the YR take
membership most interest lies in
tion work, yet because of a diverse
an active part in Ann Arbor elec-
national affairs. As a rule, the
Club avoids taking stands on cam-
pus issues and problems.
Current difficulties include the
common complaint of student apa-
thy, which according to old mem-
bers, is most evident in non-elec-
tion semesters. The YR's complain
also of inadequacy of funds, and
what Greenstone calls "an un-
friendly press."
Membership in the club now

T U N E F U L T O N I C -Joyce Ann Segrist uses doll nurs-
ing bottles to feed orphaned baby squirrels she is raising in East
Point, Ga. She's named them Do, Ray and Me.

F R OM M A N Y L A N D S --An Italian Red Cross nurse
looks at exhibits in international doll show at Palazzo' Venezia,
-Jome, once Mussolini's headquarters. Dolls were sold for charity./

Argentina arrives in New Orleans, La., after three-year horseback
trip from Buenos Aires. Two horses replaced ones which died.



H A P P Yc M O M E N T - Mrs. Kathryn Godfrey, mother of
the radio and TV star, poses with conductor Andre Kostelanetz in
-:,oront.oafter premiere of her composition.-"Marine Boys March."

STARS OF TWO ERAS .-Ava Gardner, left, chats
with Bessie Love, heroine of silent films, in Rome, Italy, where
they are appearing in a new movie, Miss Love's first in 20 years

W ALKING THE 'KITTEN''..Alexis Kerr, S.
daughter of an animal trainer, takes "Niam," a two-year-old
Benga. tiger, for, a stroll in Ascot-Iage, Berkshire,ftgland,

--New Paris spring hat is a
flower-pattern with beads and
pearls and five tendril-like
grips over forehead. Handbag
is of matching material.

Y O U N G A N D F R I S K Y - A dozen colliepuppiesfin1big chair at home of Mrs. Lois
Niles in Chicago as litter was six weeks old. Their sire. Laddie, was one of a litter of 14.0

T H I N K I N C T 0 V E R- Pharaoh,Philadelphia Zoo
lion, refuses to climb net at side of moat which was drained after
he fell in. He was later trapped in culte baited with raw meat.

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