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VOL.-LXV, No. 96

ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, WEDNESDAY,.FEBRUARY 23, 1955

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SL Expects
To Dispense
Funds Today
Ask Constituents
To Today's Meet
By DAVE BAAD
Student Legislature expects to-
day to complete disposition of ap-
proximately $5,000 left in its treas-
ury.
SL's finance committee will ask
the Legislature to give $3,750 to
the Free University of Berlin fund,
$250 for next year's National Stu-
dent Association dues, $300 for
remaining SL expens'es and the re-
mainder to Student Government
Council to finance student trips to
the NSA conference this summer.
The meeting starting at 7:30
p.m. will be held in the Strauss-
Anderson House, East Quad din-
ing room.
Constituents Invited
SL, still open to last-minute
suggestions for disposal of the
funds, has invited constituents to
tonight's meeting to participate
in an hour discussion period.
Constituents time will be held
before the finance committee mo-
tions.
The Legislature will also hear
a minority finance committee re-
port from SL President Ned Simon,
'55, and former SL President Steve
Jelin, '55, recommending delega-
tion of all money to the Free Uni-
versity except $250 *for NSA dues
and $300 for remaining SL ex-
penses.
Trust Fund
Paul Dormont, '55, expects to
ask Legislature consideration of
his much-discussed trust fund
plan.
His plan calls for using all re-
maining SL money to set up a
fund for loans to non-profit
groups and associations whose
membership is open to students
and whose purpose is to provide
goods and services to students.
Finance committee members
dropped the plan from committee
consideration Sunday.
Other ideas dropped by the
_ committee include a trust fund for
student government in case SGC
fails to survive its two year proba-
tion, and a gift of all the money
to SGC.
SL will hear a motion tonight
recommending SGC retain the
anti-discrimination board in ap-
proximately its present form.
New appointments to the board
will be approved by SL tonight.
The suggested new appointees are
Marg Frogel, '56, Sue Levy, '56,
Art Sachs, '56, and Tim Reardon,
'57.
Election -Plans
Launched by
Two Parties
t Democrat and Republican party
members are launching campaigns
for the April. 4 election with
speeches and planning meetings
scheduled' for this weekend and
next week.
A "Why, What and Who" pro-
gram on the local city election
sponsored by the Ann Arbor Dem-
ocratic Women's Club will be held
8 p.m. Monday at the Women's
City Club, 1830 Washtenaw Ave.
Margaret Price, Democratic Na-
tional Committeewoman from

Michigan, will speak on "Why the
City Election is Important in the
Over-All Democratic Picture." and
Dean W. Coston, Democratic Ald-
erman from the Fifth Ward, will
discuss issues of the election.
John W. Conlin, candidate for
President of the City Council and
Dr. Albert J. Logan, candidate for
Mayor, will address the group
briefly.
In Lansing the Republican State
Central Committee will meet Sat-
urday to make plans for the spring
election campaign designed to
"keep control of Michigan's school
system in the hands of' local com-
munities.
Lenten Services
To Begin Today
Today the Christian world en-
ters its annual 40 day period of
solemn repentance, as Lent be-
gins.
Local churches have planned a

Dance Requests Nationalist
Pl~Q i t

Den ied b A
Upholds Policy Against All-Campus
Events Backed by Single Houses
By GENE HARTWIG
Daily Managing Editor
Student Affairs Committee yesterday reaffirmed its policy against
individual housing units sponsoring all-campus events when it denied
requests from two fraternities to hold campus-wide dances.
Sigma Chi fraternity was denied its request to hold a "Derby Day"
May 21 consisted of competitive races for women's housing units in the
afternoon and an all-campus out-door dance on the roof of the
Maynard St. Carport in the evening.
Representatives of the fraternity described the event as a tradi-
tional Sigma Chi sponsored activity on many campuses and one which
the local chapter hoped would foster better relations betxeen mem-
bers of all living units on campus.
Any proceeds from the affair would have gone to some charity,
fraternity representatives pointed out. The entire day's activity would
Shave been handled by members of
the local chapter.
RD Day m SAM Request
The other request involved Sig-
ma Alpha Mu fraternity who
Nobody knows what ERD wanted to hold an all-camp'us
Day is, but everybody's been dance the weekend, of the Michi-
guessing, gan State football game, at the
Mary Lou Kierdorf,'56Ed Intramural Bldg., the proceeds to
wonders whether the initials go for the fund to send American
herald the "end of ruthless dog- teams to the 1956 Olympic Games.
matism," while Ron Mauer, '56, SAM representatives indicated
anticipates a new beer. that they had done considerable
A secret clue in the Paul Bun- preliminary work on the dance and
yan trophy hunt is the guess that the idea had received favor-
of Cliff Hart, '57. Nancy Marsh, able comment from Athletic Di-
'57, thinks ERD is probably an- rector H. O. Crisler and from the
other student government. head of the local Olympic Games
"It could," meditated Kirke fund raising group.
Lewis, '57, "be European Recov- In denying the two petitions
ery Day," and Lynn Laviolette, SAC voiced approval of the ideas
'58, has decided it might be a of the two fraternities, but felt
digestive disorder. they ought to be carried out by
But nobody's sure. some existing all-campus group
which normally handles such
projects.
POLITICAL: General thinking of the com-
mittee was that approval of the
two dances, regardless of their
D OR l6 1merit, might be the signal for
other housing groups to begin
e sponsoring such all-campus af-
Hamilton fairs and that inequities would be
bound to arise in trying to fit them
into an already crowded calendar.
Housing Committee Report
SAC also heard a preliminary re-
port from the Student Housing
Lecturers at the University to- Study Committee and authorized
day and tomorrow will cover two that group, set up to study stu-
political subjects. dent housing and health condi-

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Red Fleets
Attack Increases
Nanchishan Peril
TAIPEI, Formosa (AP)-National-
ist planes yesterday smashed at
more than 200 Red armed junks
and gunboats close to imperiled
Nanchishan Island.
Pilots claimed six were sunk and
many damaged.
A veil of official reticence made
it impossible to tell whether this'
was the same Communist flotillaI
that earlier in the day bore down1
on Nanchishan and then reported-;
ly turned away. It is presumed
here to be the same.
Position Untenable
This earlier feint threw an in-
vasion scare into that island 140
miles northwest of Formosa. In-
formed quarters considered that'
with Nationalist air cover stretch-'
ed thin, Nanchishan's position was4
becoming untenable.
An air force communique said'
the Communist craft were spotted 1
near four islets, 12 miles north of!
Nanchishan and the warplanes
swept in for the attack.
The communique said that up to
late afternoon, the planes destroy-!
ed one gunboat of about 700 tons'
and five armed motorized junks.
It also claimed two gunboats,
two other warships of an unspeci-
fled type and "a considerable num-'

B urns Burns?
It seemed like a big day.
Fifty or so schoolchildren
gathered around Some were ex-
cited, others just curious. All
were intensely interested. They
stared, stood on tiptoes and
crawled under legs--anything
to get a. better look at the ex-
citement.
But no sooner had it begun
than it was over. The fire en-
gines left more quietly than
they had come. Burns Public
school was still standing, un-
charred by the false alarm.

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Roundup
By The Associated Press
Daley Nominated .. .
CHICAGO -- Richard J. Daley,
Cook (Chicago) County Clerk,
backed by a party organization
that dumped two-term Mayor
Martin H. Kennelly, won the Dem-
ocratic nomination for mayor of;
Chicago late yesterday.
State Road Plan . .
DETROIT -- Gov. G. Mennen
Williams in a radio broadcast over
WJR yesterday urged the legisla-
ture to put a proposal for a $500,-
000,000 bond issue to build high-
ways on the April 4th election bal-
lot.
"Only a few days more remain
for action," Williams said. "Then!
it will be too late to submit the
program to the people for a vote.

--Daily-John Hrtzel
PERSONAL RECORD - Michigan's Grant Scruggs (right) crosses
the finish line in yesterday's 600-yard run just ahead of team-
mate Laird Sloan. Scruggs' time of 1:11.9 is his new personal
record.
Michigan Cinderinen Score

ber" of armed junks were dam- Fare Seeks Post
aged. . .

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Walton W. Hamilton will dis-
cuss "Separation of State and
Economy" at 4 p.m. today in Rm.
100 Hutchins Hall, as the first
in a series of five talks on "The
Politics of Industry."
Hamilton, a Washington, D.C.
attorney, is speaking in the eighth
series of William W. Cook lec-
tures, which are open to the pub-
lic. He received his doctorate from
the University in 1913 and served
on the economics department here
from 1910 to 1914.
Southeast Asia will b'e the sub-
ject of two speeches tomorrow.
Associate Justice William O.
Douglas of the Supreme Court will
speak at 8:30 p.m. in Hill Audi-
torium on "Democracy vs. Com-
munism" in that area.
The jurist, author of "Strange
Lands and Friendly People," "Be-
yond the High Mimalayas" and
"North from Malaya," is speak-
ing under the auspices of the Ora-
torical Association.
"Responsibilities in Southeast
Asia" will be discussed by Prof.
William Stewart Cornyn of Yale
University at 4:15 p.m. in Audi-
torium A. Prof. Cornyn's lecture is
being sponsored by the Depart-
ment of Far Eastern Languages
and Literature.

tions both on and off campus, to
continue with the preparation of a
final report.
Among the recommendations in
the report was one calling for a
"permanent committee responsible
to the Vice-President for tudent
Affairs ... to coordinate Tniver-
sity policies in the entire field of
student housing and environmen-
tal health."
The Committee also unanimous-
ly passed a Student Legislature
recommendation that will allo-
cate 80 per cent of the profits of
Cinema Guild movies to sponsoring
groups and 20 per cent to the Cin-
ema Guild Development Fund.
Reasons behind the move were
"to comply more fully with the
purpose of Cinema Guild to help
needyorganizationsvand because
the new student government will
not have to rely on this source of
revenue.
A special SAC meeting has been
called for Friday to consider areas
of unfinished business before the
group ends its career.
Among the items to be consid-
ered will be the present regula-
tions on student conduct, the fall
sorority rushing question and a
review of progress being made in
fraternity and sorority bias clause
removal.4

Red Centers Hit PARIS - Edgar Faure, a for- V7-7 W in O*ver Ohio ate
Two waves of planes attacked i mer premier with a reputation for
and destroyed many Communist nimble political maneuvering, goes
military installations on the Tai- before the National Assembly to- By STEVE HEILPERN
shan Islands, 30 miles southwest day to ask for approval as France's Michigan's track squad passed its last major test before the ap-
of Nanchishan, the communique next head of government. proaching Big Ten meet with flying colors, downing Ohio State, 77-37,
said. The Taishans form a serious at Yost Field House yesterday afternoon.
flanking threat to Nanchishan. 1 Nitcfear Explosion . . . Grant Scruggs and Tom Hendricks led the way with dazzling per-
Beginning before dawn, three ' formances, although the Scruggs effort wasn't in an official meet
other waves blasted at shipping LAS VEGAS, Nev. - A small event.
around the Taishans, the air , nuclear device-tle probable pro-I Ate
force reported. It said two vessels totype for an automatic missile After being pulled from the 440-yard dash so he could test him-
of an unspecified type were sunk warhead-exploded yesterday with -self for the Conference meet's 600-
and six others hit. a force that jarred cities 135 miles yard event, Scruggs established a
While communiques did not away. The pre-dawn flash was A t o License p timae record in the latter race.
mention it, there was one report seen 400 miles away. his career and only five-tenths of
that two Communist planes flew The shot from a 300-foot tower "Sa second off the Big Ten indoor
over Nanchishan itself-an area in i on Yucca Flat was the second test! D emi inerecord.
which the Red air force has not of the 1955 series.H.e
yet appeared in any strength. * * Hendricks continued his hot
!I lOUne JfY o01 Last year's Michigan auto li- pace of recent weeks by tying the
'uo * * censes expire at the end of this! Field House record for the 65-yard
Two Students LONDON - Britain announced week. low hurdlesofo f the thid dmeele
yesterday she will build a navy of Arbor's license bureau will a row. His cl ing of .4equalle
superlethal guided missile ships to Ann tro s l bueau will his performances against Notre
Given Rotary meet the challenges of the H- be open until 8 p.m. daily to meet Dame and Kansas.
, bomb era. the added demand. Moule Impresses
Scholarshis At the same time the fleet will Bob Marshall, manager of the John Moule also continued to
get new still-secret aircraft ca- local branch of the Secretary of give Michigan coach Don Canham
pable of carrying the atom bomb. State's office, said yesterday the cause for optimism as he traversed
John E. Gilbert, Grad., and Meanwhile, Soviet Russia came office at 211 S. State will open at the mile course in 4:13.9. While
John W. Leppelmeier, '55, are two out yesterday with a direct claim 9 a.m. It will be open a total of 66 four seconds slower than his mark
of 109 "outstanding university to an edge over the United States hours this week to help motor- against Notre Dameyesterday's
graduates" in the country to re- in the production of atomic and , ists meet the Feb. 28 deadline, clocking was excellentconsidering
ceive a Rotary International fel- hydrogen weapons. i Marshall said. chckn was eeent coering
lowship providing for one year's * ~ *-- - - - -there was no one present to extend
study abroain 29 countries.er'the Michigan captain.
Announced in conjunction with HALFWAY MARK: *Larry Snyder's Buckeyes could
the golden anniversary celebra- , pick up no more than two firsts:
tion of the service organization's A* 'sophomore Lee Williams, in the
founding, the grants for the 1955- j/lu mi t F u f U l O a i1 Ors broad jump; and George Jones in
56 academic year average $2,500 the half-mile run.
and total $275,000. R each 4 Williams' leap of 22' 83" was
Lepemie0il ttn shol ^lO iUU I a good enough to defeat Michigan's
in either Uruguay or Chile to pur- Junior Stielstra and Hendricks,
sue Latin American studies. He Eighty-four thousand dollars-more than twice te sum assem- who took second and third, re-
would like to go into foreign ser- bled at this time last year-have been contributed since July 1. 1954 sute srt by namesake Hobe
vice work. He is flying to Chicago'tomihuteispurtnbyumnamesnkemHobe
today to assist in the fiftieth an- to the Michigan Alumni Fund. Jones of Michigan to take the 880
niversary dinner. t Announcement of the total came at a Saturday meeting of the in the comparatively slow time of
Gilbert will attend the Univer- University Development Council Executive Committee, under which the 1:58.4.
sity of Grenoble, France to study Alumni Fundoperates. See 'M' TRACKSTERS, Page 3
language and literature. He plans Much of the $84,000 has been donated in line with a najor Alumni
a teaching future. Gilbert will re- Fund principle: that emphasis is put not on the amount of money
ceive his master's degree from the given but on the extent of participation by individual alumni. TIhev Lectured
University in June and will leave More Student Representation
for France in September. Student interest and activity in alumni affairs may soon be in-
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For 40,000
Mile System
Would Relieve
Fatal Congestion
WASHINGTON (R)-President
Dwight ' D. Eisenhower yesterday
urged Congressto approve a long-
range road-building program that
would relieve the nation's high-
ways of "deadly congestion."
His estimate was that the fed-
eral government, states and locali-
ties need to build $101 billion
worth of roads in the next 10
years. He said he was "inclined
to the view" that a 40,000-mile
network of interstate roads, a
port of the whole program, should
be financed through a new federal
borrowing agency.
Shortly afterwards, Sen. Edward
Martin (R-Pa) and two other
senators introduced the admini-
stration's highway bill. It calls
for new federal expenditures of
$25 billion.
Legislative Confusion
Legislative picture on the high-
way situation was one of some
confusion. Sen. Francis Case (R-
SD), who dropped the bill into the
hopper on behalf of Sen. Martin,
himself and Sen. Denis Chavez (D-
NM), said he was by no means en-
dorsing all its provisions.
Sen. Chavez made a similar
statement. Sen. Case said also he
wasn't sure that President Eisen-
hower would give his backing to all
sections of the bill,
In his 1,800-word message, Pres-
ident Eisenhower listed four basic
reasons for a greatly expanded na-
tional highway network:
1. Better highways would save
lives. Each year, he said, "more
than 36,000 people are killed and
more than a million injured on the
highways."
2. The poor physical condition
of highways "increases the cost of
vehicle operation . . . by as much
as one cent per mile of vehicle
travel."
A-Bomb Danger
3. Present highways would not
permit "quick evacuation in case
of an atomic attack on our key
cities. The present system in criti-
cal areas would be the breeder of
a deadly congestion within hours
of an attak."
4. "Unless the present rate of
highway improvement and devel-
opment is increased, existing traf-
fic jams only faintly foreshadow
those of 10 years hence."
Opera Petitions
Now Available
Petitioning for Union Opera
scenario script writing is still
open.
Any male interested in creative
writing may petition to work on
the all male musical. Blanks are
available at the main desk in the
Union. Scenarios are due March 10.
Petitioning is also open for gen-
eral chairman and road show man-
ager of the Opera. Opera experi-
ence is not required though coor-
dinating ability is desired. These
petitions are due Saturday.
Information about these jobs
may be obtained from Jay Grant,
'55, NO 3-5347.

STUDENTS AROUSED:
College Head Bars Oppenheimer Talks

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By JANE 'HOWARD
Plans for a march on their state
legislature last week engulfed stu-
dents at the University of Wash-
ington, whose President Henry
Schmitz last Monday barred a
proposed series of talks by atom-
ic physicist J. Robert Oppenheim-
eir.
Basing his decision on "the best
interests of the University,"
Schmitz claimed Oppenheimer's
dismissal last spring from the
Atomic Energy Commission as a
security risk made him unsuitable
for the series.

most of them questioning "how Support for Oppenheimer's ban-
one of the most brilliant minds in ning came from several faculty;
the world can be denied an oppor- members. "As the executive of a;
tunity to impart its knowledge." tax - supported. institution," one
Organizations Assembly, Wash- stated. "it is President Schmitz'
ington's student government, vot- duty to see that no controversial
ed 47-0 to request a reversal oft- personage is made a member of
Schmitz's decision. The president, f the faculty. The University 'hasn't
however, refused to change hisde- allowed other controversial fig-
cision. ures to appear on campus in the
Physics Department officials and past."
professors at Washington con-
demned the action almost unan- Openheiter Filmin
imously. "Stifled intellectual at-
mosphere," according to the de- Slated Tomorro'w

creased, according to another'
Committee announcement, when
revisions to the DevelopmentI
Council Charter, now under con-
sideration, are formalized. Thomas
L. Dickinson, Assistant Council Di-
rector, discussed eventual plans
for more student representation on
the Council's Board of Directors.
73 Advisory Groups
Serving to link alumni through-
out the country with the Council
and the University are a new total
of 73 Alumni Fund advisory com-
mittees, representing Fund inter-
ests on a national basis. Several
other groups, a meeting announce-
ment stated, are now pending.
llegents Set Talk
On MSC's Name
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"The automobile industry is no
longer a mass production industry,
but has now become a custom
builder on the greatest scale in
history."
Speaking on "Meeting the Mov-
ing Market," Edwin H. Sonnecken,
program manager of Ford Motor
Co., said that mass production was
making it impossible for the con-
sumer to express his individuality
in the kinds of thing he bought.
In an effort to satisfy the con-
sumer, "The Assembly plant todayj
. looks like a giant] mail order
house." Sonnecken felt that the
automobile industry must try to
combine consumer individuality
with mass production efficiency,
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Draw Good?
If so, the Art Editor of Gar-
goyle would enjoy meeting you
at 7 p.m. tomorrow in the Gar-
goyle Office in the Student
Publications Bldg.
Artists are requested to bring
samples of their craft. Excel-
lent opportunities for editorial
positions both now and on next
year's Gargoyle will highlight
the discussion, to be led by
Gargoyle's redoubtable Mr.
Scott. No refreshments. But

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