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SUCCESS OF STUDYING IS ALL IN THE METHOD-'U' Stu- sible. Four modern-day methods are here illustrated. ONE: There's
dents have been trying for years to find some way to get a semes- the so-called "study-date" method, a campus favorite for years,
ter's course material into their heads in as short a time as pos- but not guaranteed for best results-on the finals that is. TWO:

The pacer, who'd walk a mile to learn a chapter. THREE: The
mass introduction method, most popular with students who feel
that if they must suffer they'd rather not be alone. FOUR: And

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VOL. LXV, No. 82

ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, FRIDAY, JANUARY 14, 1955

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MSC Man's
Body Found
Near Saline
Autopsy Report
Not Conclusive
The body of Loren King, 2
years old, a Michigan State Colleg
freshman from Ironwood, wa
found at 3 p.m. yesterday in a
swamp near Saline by deputies o
the Washtenaw County sheriff
department.
An autopsy performed last nigh
at University hospital showed th
cause of death to be either carbo
monoxide poisoning or drowning
the sheriff's department reported
Further examinations will be con-
ducted by state officials in Lan-
sing.
Last Seen By Brother
King was last seen by a brother,
John G. King, 24, a junior in elec-
trical engineering at MSC, on
Monday. Loren made a lunch date
for the same day, then told his
brother, "I'm going for a ride."
King's car was sighted Monday
on Grass Road a half mile off M-
11 near Saline by Ivan Couper, a
Saline farmer. Couper reported the
car to the Sheriff's office when he
drove by yesterday and saw it in
the same place.
The fully-clothed body was
found in two feet of water in the
swamp, a short distance from the
car. There were no signs of vio-
lence.
Enrolled As Freshman
King was discharged from the
Air Force in November after four
years of service, and enrolled Jan.
2 as a freshman in electrical engi-
neering.. His brother said Loren
was discouraged about his school
work after attending classes for
two days last week.
The parents, Mr. and Mrs. Loy
King, live in Ironwood. There are
four other brothers in the family.
Union Opera
Production
To Be Studied
A Union Opera Study Commit-
tee, set up late last fall, has ta-
ckled the job of considering prob-
lems related to the production of
the annual Union Opera.
Such problems as the relation-
ship of a professional director to
the show, cost of presentation re-
lated to use of professional pro-
duction personnel, scheduling and
cost of road shows and revision of
script committee and it's functions
after a script has been chosen have
all been discussed with no final
conclusions.
Scenarios for production in De-
cember are now being considered,
with Feb. 28 set as the deadline.
Any male University student is el-
igible. Contest entry blanks may

Students Here
Removed Paul'
Pranksters Decline Opportunity
To Return Trophy Quietly, Unseen
By DAVE BAAD and JIM DYGERT
Although no names have been mentioned, The Daily has learned
that a group of prominent University students is responsible for Paul
Bunyan's disappearance.
Through an intermediary who refused to divulge the names of
those responsible The Daily offered the opportunity of returning

Junior JFC
Picks Heads
Last night a meeting of fra-
ternity pledge presidents elected
Robert J. Trost, '58 Sigma Chi,
president of the Junior IFC.
Joe W. Cox '58A, Delta Upsilon,
was elected vice-president. The
new secretary and treasurer are
Bob Stahl '58, Phi Gamma Delta,
and John L. Etber '58, Theta Delta
Chi.
These new officers, all pledge
class presidents, will direct the ac-
tivities of the Junior IFC which
include tentative plans for a
pledge convocation dinner, Tag
Day, and fraternity-sorority Help
Week at the Fresh Air Camp.
The purpose is to "Co-ordinate,
and govern all fraternity pledge
classes through community ser-
vice projects and social activities,"
said Trost.I

'the trophy to the Student Publi-
cations Building quietly and un-
seen. But Paul is still missing.
Behind the offer was a notion
of presenting an opportunity to the
pranksters of escaping embarass-
ment.
Indications are the trophy is
now in East Lansing or Lansing at
the private home of a University
student.
The Michigan State News re-
ported an anonymous phone call
Wednesday suggesting a photog-
rapher be at tomorrow's Michi-
gan-Michigan S t a t e basketball
game because "Paul will be there."
The MSC paper also said Lan-
sing police have promised to be
watching for anyone bringing the
trophy to the game.
University officials have indi-
cated little disciplinary action
wuold be taken if the trophy were
returned unharmed. But they also
said the prank gets more serious
as each day passes and the tro-
phy is not returned.

Longer Life
Now Forseen
If you're 65 years old in 1970
you can expect to live to the
age of 79 and have an even
chance of making it, a New
York life insurance expert said
here yesterday.
Speaking at the conference
on gerontology, study of old
age, at the 'U', Dr. Louis Dub-
lin of the Institute of Life In-
surance said that by 1970 a to-
tal of 21 million Americans will
be 65 or over.
"White males can expect to
live 14.1 years after they reach
the age of 65. White females
who reach 65 can expect to live
17.8years more," said Dublin
speaking of a study he made,
SGC BOARD:
N ominees
Submitted
Faculty Senate yesterday sub-
mitted nominations to University
President Harlan H. Hatcher for
the three faculty positions on the
Student Government Council Re-
view Board.
President Hatcher, out of town
yesterday, will likely name the
three faculty representatives when
he returns to Ann Arbor today.
Vice-President for Student Af-
fairs James A. Lewis, speaking to
the SGC steering committee yes-
terday, said he was pleased the
Senate had acted quickly in get-
ting nominations to President
Hatcher.
On a motion by League Presi-
dent Lucy Landers, J55, the com-
mittee voted yesterday to yester-
day to put no residence require-
ments on students desiring to run
for SGC.
Steering committee members
voted to institute a provision in
petitions allowing students to run
for SGC only if they expect to
serve the full length of their term.
A motion by Inter-House Coun-
cil President Stan Levy, '55, to
restrict mention of Common
Sense Party from the SGC bal-
lot was defeated by a large ma-
jority.

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Be

Released

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Regents May
Raise Fees,'
Says Lewis
Increase $4-$ Seen
For Student Center
Vice-President for Student Af-
fairs James A. Lewis indicated yes-
terday an increase in student fees
would be discussed by the Board of
Regents at its meeting Jan. 21.
Informed sources say the pro-
posed increase is between $4 and
$5.
Most of the extra tuition money
would be used to finance the new
student activities building, with a
small portion going to the Stu-
dent Government Council.
The Regents passed SGC at
their Dec. 17 meeting and although
approving in principle the part of
the plan calling for a student as-
sessment to provide revenue for
SGC, they did not make specific
provisions.
Vice-President Lewis said the
Regents would consider details of
financing the plan at one of their
next meetings.
He indicated there was no rea-
son to believe the Regents would
not make specific provisions re-
garding SGC finances because
without revenue the plan could
not operate.
Last Issue
With this issue, The Daily
ceases publication for the se-
mester.
Publication will be resumed
with the special J-Hop issue,
Monday, Feb. 7.

EX-THAILAND ENVOY:
Calls Independence Big
IStep Toward Stability
By DIANE LaBAKAS
Independence was cited by Edwin F. Stanton, former United
States ambassador to Thailand, as a big step toward the curing
of instability in Southeast Asian countries in his speech, "Security
in Southeast Asia."
Restlessness and confusion reigns among the Southeastern peo-
ples due to the gorilla warfare and underground work of Chinese
Communists, Stanton said.f
He said that the Communists took advantage of the South-
east Asian desire for independence after World War II and infil-
trated the countries where manyF
still remain. C F EE SALESUC .
"Despite the uneasiness in

Lodge Confident

Fliers

-Daily-Dean Morton
'ANTIGONE'-A Guard, Earl Prahl, forces Antigone, Irma Hur-
ley, to her knees as Chorus, James Coco, looks on in a scene
from the play by Jean Anouilh to be presented at the Dramatic
Arts Center tonight.
French Play 'Antigone'
Opens-T onight cat IAC
"Antigone," the Jean Anouilh play adapted from the Greek trag-
edy by Sophocles, will open at 8:15 p.m. today at the Dramatic Arts
Center.
The plot deals with the conflict of the individual in a totalitarian
state, and tells the story of the struggle between Antigone, played
by Irma Hurley, and her uncle Creon, played by Ralph Drischell.
Antigone's Conflict
Antigone learns her uncle has ordered the body of her dead broth-
er, Polynices ,to be allowed to rot instead of being buried. He does this
for political reasons. Insisting upon a burial for her brother, Antigone

To Consult
E
WithDulles
On Red Talks
Hamrnarsk j old
Notes Open Door
UNITED NATIONS, N.Y. (A) -
Ambassador Henry Cabot lodge
Jr. said yesterday he was confident
that U.N. Secretary General Dag
Hammarskj old had made progress
in his Peiping talks and "that our
fliers will be free."
Lodge made his statement after
receiving a report from the sec-
retary general who returned yes-
terday from a globe-circling flight
on which he appealed to Premier
Chou En-lai to release 11 Ameri-
can fliers and other U.N. personnel
held by Red China.
Lodge Statement
Lodge's statement follows:
"I intend to consult as soon as
possible with Secretary of State
Dulles and we will study with close
attention what Mr. Hammarskjold
said. There is naturally' disap-
pointment that the immediate re-
lease of our fliers was not effectu-
ated, but I am confident that prog-
tess has been made and that our
fliers will be free.
"Assuredly we will not-and
must not-cease our efforts until
they are.
"The situation is delicate and
we must have both patience and
determination."
'First Stage'
On his arrival in New York,
Hammarskjold described his Pei-
ping irisit as the "first stage" of
his efforts to release the fliers.
He indicated the door is open
to further contact and called for
restraint on all sides.
Hammarskjold Statement
He issued the following state-
ment as he stepped off the plane:
"My visit to Peiping was a first
stage in my efforts to release the
11 American fliers and the other
United Nations Command person-
nel still detained. I feel that my
talks with Mr. Chou En-lai, pre-
mier-foreign minister of Red Chi-
na, were definitely; useful for this
purpose. We hope to be able to
continue our contacts. The door
that has been opened can be kept
open given restraint on all sides."
Hammarskjold was met at the
airport by high UN officials. He
sped to his office ar : then to his
home. Less than two hours after
his arrival he was closeted in his
anartment with chief American

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Southeast Asia, there is still good
will and friendship with the peo-
ple of the United States, though
this reservoir has declined," stated
Stanton.
He added, "the future of 200
million or more Southeast Asian
people who want the rights which
we fought for is something need-
ing a lot of support."
The experienced Southeast As-
ian diplomat cited four proposals
directed towards establishing in-
dependence for the Southeast As-
ian countries, which entailed the
manifestation of support by the
United States for Southeast Asian
independence through United Na-
Hom ,hnnn.

'Same Old Symptoms'

-Finals Coming

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By JANE HOWARD
Lines at movie theatres are
dwindling.
Drugstore owners report a sharp
rise in black coffee sales.
More lights burn later into the
night at every residence on cam-
pus, and it's all for the same rea-
son-finals.
Almost everyone queried in a
brief poll on the effect of the ten-
day examination period reported
a case, however minor, of "clutch-
ing."

smiled a housemother. "The maga-
zines my girls buy are a sure in-
dication. Usually they fill their
rooms with fairly high-quality
publications, but now they've re-
gressed to confessions magazines."
"We've got a reason for that,"
explained one of her charges.
"You've got to contrast the fine
print of textbooks with something
-and those magazines, however
trashy, are at the opposite ex-
treme."

sity tradition, Dean Robertson re-
membered that during the war
years finals were given in shorter
periods - with three two-hour
exams scheduled every day.
Extra Time Welcomed
Faculty members contacted re-
ported that the final period doesn't
have much effect on them. "It's
not really a vacation," an English
instructor reported, "but it is nice
to have a little extra time."
Prof. Shorey Peterson of the

World News
Roundup
By The Associated Press
Draft Extension . ..
WASHINGTON -President Ei-
senhower sent Congress yester-
day his blueprint for maintaining
"a military force that we can sup-
port for the many years that may
be necessary to dispel the shadow
of Communist threat."
Congressional leaders promised
to give it careful stud .
The President called for a four-
year extension of the draft law,
an increase in pay and allowances
for the "experienceC hard core"
of regular fighting men, and a
modified form of compulsory mili-
tary training to create a powerful

>enlists the aid of her sister Is-'
mene, played by Susan Lyndon.
Ismene fails her.
Her lover Haemon, played by
Paul Carr, is the son of Creon. He
warns his father that if the execu-
tion of Antigone is carried out, the
city of Thebes will be destroyed.
Members of the Cast
Other members of the cast are
Chorus, James Coco; Nurse, Ruth
Volner; Eurydice, Marybeth Barth;
First Guard, Mack Woodruff; Sec-
ond Guard, Jerold White; Third
Guard. Earle Prahl; Messenger,
Joe Gistirak. The play is directed
by Gistirak.
"Antigone" will run during the
remainder of the weekend and
during the next two weekends, be-
ginning 8:15 p.m. Thurs. There
will be a 2:30 p.m. matinee Jan.
30, and no evening performances
that night. Admission is $1.65 and
99 cents for students.
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