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THE STUDENT TAX
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FAIR AND WARMER

VOL. LXIV, No. 154 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, FRIDAY, MAY 21, 1954

EIGHT PAGES

Investigation (' om te
Of Licensing
To BefHeld'A - A

Witnesses

Defend

Jury Will Probe
Healing Exams
A one-mangrand jury was
,Ireated yesterday to investigate
charges of corrupt licensing prac-
tices by State boards of the heal-
ing arts.
The order, coming from a rec-
ommendation made by Washte-3

Fictions

Before Open Forum

Con fusion
Follows 'U'
Senate Meet

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'r

Tell Opinions

Of Hearings,
Committee

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naw County. Prosecutor Edmond
F. D~ine wassiged b Ciruit (EDITOR'S NOTE: This is} an ex-
dDeVine, was signed by Circuitplanatory article concerning the pres-
Judge James R. Breakey, Jr. ent status of the faculty suspension
The initial session of the inves- cases.)
tigation will begin at 9:15 a.m. By JIM DYGERT
today in the Washtenaw County Since the University Faculty
Daily-John Hirtzel Courthouse. No information on Senate met last Monday, no one
CRITIC JOHN GASSNER DELIVERS HOPWOOD LECTUREsn seems quite certain as to the exact
CRITC JON GASNERDELIERSthis morning's session was rel~as- t status of the faculty suspension
ed other than that proceedings sa
cssand their ramifications.
Hs.Particular cause of, confusion
State Exams Sold has been the motion introduced at
the meeting by Prof. Raymond L.'
aP!The investigation began when'
} r aT ,i~S erSpeechit was charged that some chiro- t .
AfterldeGassneertheSpeecheptetblismnto alommitte
practic college graduates had been
ByE-ES--EN---- contacted by a ring selling basic the establishment of a committee
Ay ERNEST THEODOSSIN ! science examinations before the to investigate the means by which
field. He and Green were the only test The examinations, given by the Clardy committee obtained in-
Followingia spech byvioted.-formation regarding the confer-
drama critic John Gassner, awards winners in this division, the State Basic Science Board ofgd
totaling $8,400 'were presented to Three Get Poetry Awards Examiners, must be passed to ob- ences between Prof. Mark Nicker-
winners of the 24th annual Avery ; There were three winners in the tamn a Michigan license to prac- son of the pharmacology depart-
and Jule Hopwood Contest in cre- poetry division. Lee F. Gerlach, tice. Ament and the administration.
ative writing by Prof. Arno L. Grad., won $600. Anne K. Steven- AfAccording to several people at
Bader yesterday in Rackham Aud- son, '54, and E. Paul Rebillot, filed six months ago by Dr. Claire Harlan H. Hatcher, chairman of
itorium. Grad., each received $400 for their W. O'Dell, chiropractor of Wyan-e meeing, implied thatrthe o-
Gassner, speaking on "Modern poetry entries. dtte and pr nt of the meeting, implied that the mo-
Playwriting at the Crossroads,' In the minor contest, open to igan Chiropractic Academy. Judge a vote of some kind.
declared that contemporary play- undergraduates only, William Breakey said he held off signing Issue ot Cler
writing has been stalemated be- Sickrey, '54, and Joanne V. Ellis, the order pending completion of Issue Not Clear
cause most playwrights fail to '54, both received $250 in the No one, however, knew what the
realize. that they are at the cross- drama division, work being done on the matter by Nooe;hwvrkewa h
hCircuit Judge Louis E. Coash in vote was on. The President, in
roads of modern di amatic art. A minor essay award of $250 Lansing. terming the motion improper, had
Blaming the pvesent crisis in went to William V. Holtz, '54. claimed that it impugned the in-
rmodern playwriting on the fail- Holtz was also a minor essay win- Chiropractor Testifies tegrity of the 'administration.:
ure of pseudo-realism and pseudo- ner in 1952 and 1953. Mary Stev- The judge's action was based on Consequently, since the President
poetry, Gassner stated that to- ens, '56, received $150 in the same testimony by a chiropractic grad- had not made clear on what he'

Ask 'Freedom
Of Expression'
By MURRY FRYMER
A standing room crowd which
packed Auditorium A in Angell
Hall last night heard the two stu-
dents and two of the three facul-
ty men who refused cooperation
with the Clardy committee defend
their actions as morally and legal-
ly justifiable.
Speaking before the Student
Legislature-sponsored forum were
Prof. Mark Nickerson of the phar-
macology department, H. Chan-
dler Davis, instructor in mathE-
matics, and stduents Mike Sharpe;
Grad, and Ed Shaffer, Grad.
Prof. Nickerson, who along with
Davis and Prof. Clement L. Mark-
ert, of the zoology department,
has been suspended by the Uni-
versity pending further investiga-
tion, said that "we must have free.
dom of expression of a'll ideas so
that the people can pick according
to their beliefs."

-Daily-Dean Morton
OPEN FORUM-Prof. Mark Nickerson, H. Chandler Davis, Ed Shaffer.and Mike Sharpe relate their
reasons for not cooperating with the Clardy Committee at a Student Legislature sponsored meeting
last night. Moderator of the meeting was Steve Jelin, '55, SL President.

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Daily Bills
Daily bills must be paid im-
mediately or credits will be
withheld.
Bills are payable at the Ad-
ministration Bldg.

MacDonald Elected JIFC
Head for Fall Semester

Freedom to Choose
By DAVE BAAD Such freeaom to choose, he said,
Murray MacDonald, '57, was elected president of the Junior In- !is our best protection against the
terfraternity Council last night for next semester ns the JTFC held danger of violent change,

day's stage is "in the main a division. uate v~ho allegedly had paid $600 was asking a vote, it was not its final meeting of the 1953-54 school year.
tepid stage" Minor poetry award winners in- for a set of basic science exam- known whether it was a vote of He succeeds Mitchell Zucker, '57, as head of the grou
Indicates Lack of Subtely cluded Richard P. Constantinoff, ination questions two weeks be- confidence in himself or the ad- Tposed of ea h semester's fraternity pledge captains.
The famed critic and author '54, who received $350 and Mar- fore the tests scheduled for May, ministration, a vote on whether ot°1d News Fred Lyons, '57, a Phi Gamma Delta pledge, was elects
further declared that realism has vin Wildstein, '55, winner of a 1953. the motion was improper, or a
become "too commonplace" and $250 prize. The witness said he acquired vote on whether to admit the mo- president, Dick Fink, '57, Chi Phi pledge, was chosen secret
aesteticism "too empty and pre- Two Judge Drama Entries the tests and paid the money to tion. ou[ndup George Henrich, '57, Kappa Sigma pledge, is the new treasure
tentious" He indicated that the T rt It has been said that Prof. A member of Chi Psi's spring pledge class, MacDonald is p
realistic -theater today lacks sub- Judges for the drama contest a man met by appointment at Idrhas bead tatdryTr serving on the Student Legislature and is chairman of the 195
tityeliti ndw dwit ,toa icsiens, aspr-were NwYokDal'ew raaIWillow Run Airport, which is Wilder was ready to withdraw his jBy 'The Associated Press
tlety and wit, Incisiveness, pro- critic John Chapman and Bar- within Judge Breakey's jurisdic- motion at this time, but this has HANOI, Indochina - French ball Ticket Distribution Committee. He was also a member
fundity, and- originality. clay Leathem, chairman of the tion. Judge Breakey, Washtenaw not been suspstantiated. What ac- planes pounded Vietminh concen- Michigras Parade Committee.
Gassner urged modern play- I Department of Dramatic Arts at County's only circuit judge, auto- { tually happened was that a tab-, trations and convoys only 50 miles Interfraternity Council co-rushing chairmen Bob Knuts
wrights to pursue the way of Western Reserve University. matically becomes grand juror. ling motion was made and sec- from the Red River Delta's west- --- "_ -----"-'-----------" and Mike Lynch, '56, ann
realism,if the writer inclines in Well known writer and history onded. On a voice vote, President ernmost defenses yesterday aspe last night that 25 men have
that direction." But he added that lecturer Jacques Barzun judged Hatcher ruled the motion tabled, France's top generals huddled D ean Sa ed thus far in spring ope
the playwright should "rejectithe essay division along with Schuze To S eak and the ruling was not disputed. here on strategy to keep the key etig.n
PhotographyPhilip Rahv, editor of "Partisan Afterwards it was not clear as bastion from falling to the Com- ThiS is onefshort of the
Special Award Givenn IReview"Christianrty and Sex will be to whether the President had said mnist-led rebels. mester total of 26 but more
The Hopwood competition in- In the fiction field, judges were the topic of a discussion led by the that already existing committees are expected before the se
luded 11 major awards totallg critic and author Alfred Kazin Rev. Wilbur Schutze,-assistant rec- could investigate the aspect of the WASHINGTON - The House One of the main problems ni completed. Last spring 20
$5,50an eihtmior wadsand novelist Nolan Miller. Miller cases referred to in Prof. Wilder's'daigwt epnil ueu
amounting to $1,850. A special tor of St. Andrew's Episcopal mosos rWays and Means Committee yes- dealing with a responsible bureau- nities pledged 64 men dur
was a Hopwood summer fictionm .terday approved President Dwight cracy in Indonesia is that at the informal rushing period.
r award of $800, and the largest wsaHpoo umrf Ction chpresent0govrnmentalyfunction
sga ward, wnt to laet writer winner in 1943. Church, at 7:30 p.m. today at Can- Claims Enough Committees D. Eisenhower's plan to permit re- present governmental functions
This year's Pulitzer Prize win- terbury House. He had said, it was reported i tired workers to earn more income
n aepr,'5 orhrie f ingpe the village level. IFC Executive Committe
lavenort '5or, heig poet Theodore Roethke and The discussion is sponsored by later, that the motion would es- and still keep their social security , Wednagayeieh.
related short stories The Facepoet Mark Van Doren judged the the Canterbury Club of the Epis- tablish another committee in an payments. This was the general sentiment named Wednesday nght.
I now. poetry entries. copal Student Foundation, already complex arrangement. * * * of Dean Edward H. Litchfield of The new representativ
teie major adi te n s This had been taken to mean that GENEVA--Backstage conversa- the Cornell School of Public and me with the Committee
and seniors only, although sents * existing committees could investi- tions between East and West yes- Business Administration last night first time later the same
losmy hoe oete hDmnri'~ - rectorN infrmtinossowavilbltCmn stweEeadWeyesak- h oltcl ceceRud ae*(dsriohne)bb, huck ig:
iors may choose to enter the minor {O osa gate that area if they so desired. terday raised some hope that the in a talk at the final meeting of are John Hibbard, 55, Sig
wrddvsn.No information is now availableCmmnss erred otk. the Political Science Roundtable. (district one), Chuck Paet
award division. .omuit1wr eayt tl
Among the major award win- Praise, e on whether they intend to do so.- business on an Indochina peace. Difficulties evolve in the country Kappa Sigma (district tw
ners, Martin Green, Grad., re- ' 'The committees set up for the because of an antipathy to and Dow, '55, Delta Kappa
ceived three prizes, totaling $1,750. suspension cases and now con- suspicion of free enterprise, an (district three), Jack Krap4
In drama he won $650, in fiction ducting investigations are the exe- LACROSSE, Wis.-The Penta- absence of higher education and Alpha Tau Omega (distric
$400, and $700 for an essay, "The By JOEL BERGER cutive committees of the literary' gon's atomic coordinator proposed the peculiar combination of a com- and Dick Good, '55, Lam
Literary Education." Ann Arbor's proposed city director plan, recently recommended college and the medical school. A st night immediate formation of plex society and simple mode of Alpha (district five).
) The other major drama awards by the city charter commission, was given both criticism and praise special fact-finding committee of an agancy to push a high speed life, he said. I ZBT Addition Approved
went to Lenard Uhr, Grad., and yesterday. the Senate to report directly to program for peacetime nuclear Prof. Litchfield pointed out that, The Committee gave app
Renee Kluger, Grad. Each stu- Under the plan, the number of wards used for election to the the Pmesident has been. planne - as a result, there is indecisiveness Zeta Beta Tau for the const
k dent won $500. G council would be cut from seven to five, with two councilors being ut not yet formulated, accord-, E * *U in administrative function and un-
coninwul e additiontofve ih w cucios en ing to reliable sources. The Sen- NEW ORLEANS-The U. S. willingness to deal with policyofaadiontthrer
Inwarditinto Green, fiction elected on a partisan ballot from each ward. The mayor, who would ate Subcommittee on Intellectual Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals questions. However, the speaker present houre. Before goin
awards went to Henry Lewis Van sit with the council and vote only in case of a tie, would be elected Freedom and ntegrity will hold ytrd upheld the iht of the added that the general attitude of with the building, howeve
Dyk Jr., Graida L. Rivers, Grad. who on a partisan ballot from the city at large. hearings only if dismissal is rec- federal government draft do- the people is an encouraging fac- must get approval from th
$500. Novel part of the plan would be the position given to the director, mmended. tors for armed services. tor. versity, the Student Affair
won $500.___p__ ____________ _ _-_.___ os o re evcs fr _.___---_mittee and the City Coun
Glenn W. Sprangue, '54, was who would be responsible to the -------------------- - ---- - I
awarded $400 in the major essay council only. He would have broad FIRbT OLE A PANT OIME- The fraternity will go be
_____________powers of appointment and rcmov- I 1J I).ii'j1 L 'fI17 1IL City Council, June 7.
[ ' al, with the only officials appointed The addition, which wil
/ lIhap th accni nr .r~cna 7 7! i r- b "- i n ...th. d. t..:.,;,. .

Prof. Nickerson continued that
p com- one of the principles without
which he could not function was
d vice- to make himself "free from any
ary and committments or associations
r. which would prevent me from
resently drawing my own conclusions."
4 Foot- The Clardy committee present-
of the ed such a committment, he said,
and that was one reason he did
on, '56, not cooperate with them.
nounced "Under other circumstances I
e pledg- would be willing to discuss my po-
n rush- litical beliefs, which I have arrived
at, as I have my scientific beliefs,"
fall ,e- Prof. Nickerson explained.
pledges However, he said, a label would
nester is be attached to his answers to the
frater- committee classifying them as
ing the agreeable to the committee or not.
The relative merits of the answers
to the would not be considered, he said,
e wet Thinking in Labels
Davis also referred to the effect
es who in thinking in terms of labels.
for the' "Everything pro-Communistic is
evening bad; everything anti-Communistic
ma Phi is good," he said.
zke, 55, "My reason for not answering
D), Pete is not because of a blemish in my
Epsilon past. Not the anwsers but the ques-
ohl, 55, tions and the way they were asked
t four), were at fault.
ida Chi "The questioning intimidates the
person, causing people to form
political opinions under fear," he
roval to added.
ruction "I might be charged with con-
of their tempt because my understanding
g ahead of my constitutional rights is
r, ZBT wrong," he said. "I don't believe
he Uni- that it is."
s Com- Committee Attacked
icl.
cir. Shaffer attacked the committee
fore thefor violating "liberty, and the pur-
suit of happiness."
J house "My actions have made me a

. O CK iY
All persons interested in sit-
ting in the Block 'M' section at
next fall's football games may
sign up from noon to 3 p.m. to-
day at Barbour Gym.

oengLn e assessor anaL reasurer,
who would be named by the mayor,
and the city attorney named by
the council.

Lockhart tContinues Family T

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Only the council and mayor By PHYLLIS LIPSKY
would be elected if the plan is June Lockhart, who made her
approved. ! debut when she was eight years
PlnT3oBfr oes'i iiapiurmm oea n

Plan To Go Before Voters ioaiapntm erletth
Metropolitan Opera House in New
Wffl According to Lawrence Oulmet, York City, never had time for a
chairman of the charter commis- formal theatrical education.
sion, the group hopes to present m"I just listened to my old man
fe at H earings the plan to voters this fall or nextI when he talked about the theater,"
spring at the latest. In the role of Nancy Willard,
WASHINGTON-M-Sen. Jos- Ouimet said that the plan is one whom she terms "a real zany gal,"
eph R. McCarthy (R-Wis.) said which has been well worked out Miss Lockhart is currently star-
last night he will be on hand for Ann Arbor, as the city needs ring in "Gramercy Ghost" at the
Monday when the Senate inves- a type of official who would co- Lydia Mendelssohn Theater.
tigations subcommittee resumes ordinate different offices. Her first role, as the child Mim-
cits televised hearing on his row ;Under the plan, he continued, sey in a dream sequence in the
with Army officials. the mayor would have executive opera Peter Ibbetson, came while
"I will be there," McCarthy power, be titular leader of the city she was studying ballet at the
said.' But he a,'ded that hpcoul ; and maintain the public health MeTtronolitn~n Opra Tirviec. c,+f,-rlio

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27 men is the beginning of a re- better citizen and a more loyal
construction pla whch i"lev"- American," he said. "Whether one
r atually result in a large scale re- agrees with Communism or not,
vamping of and rearranging ZBT's yre wth Communism Cornot,
I you must defend the Communist's
Miss Lockhart, who comes from present living quarters. rights, if we are to defend our
a family of actors, began her Under the direction of Jack own."
movie career in "A Christmas Shaupp, '55, a Greek Week and "A true patriot does not follow
Carol," as "the daughter of my IFC Ball study committee has been blindly the dictum of those in con-
mother and father," Kathleen and organized to investigate possibili- trol," he said, citing the American
Gene Lockhart. ties of moving the festivities for- revolution and the 'underground
Acted During Vacations ward in the campus calendar from railroad' of civil war days as ex-
its present position in early May.-I amples.
When she was still going to __________
school her father permitted her to Question and Answer
accept roles only during vacations i Doinbrowski New jIn a question and answer period,
and holidays, she said, or when I the speakers were -asked their po-
there was an opportunity to work Senior Board Head litical convictions which they were
with a good cast and a good dir- jdefending.
ector. Bob Dombrowski, '55, was chosen Davis said that although time
In addition to films Miss Lock- yesterday to head the Senior Board didn't allow for such a discussion,
hart has appeared on the Broad-for the coming year. d"I am proud of my political con-
way stage, the television screen,' Other new officers include Dave victions. If I thought they were

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