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VOL. LXV, No. 132 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, FRIDAY, APRIL 15, 1955
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After 10-Year Occupation
Bleha, McCormick To Guide IHC
ANN ARBOR AFTERNOON-In between showers, the town's residents adapt themselves to spring. The city's pace is slowed, little
girls climb on statues, and students find the Diag a nice place to talk about the weather.
By JOEL BERGER
Tom Bleha, '56, will head the
Inter-House Council next year.
Elected president by acclimation
during the IHC meeting last night.
Bleha will have as his right-hand
men newly elected executive vice-
president Ralph McCormick, '57E
and administrative vice-president
Ch~ Straa r 17
,SGC To Act
Student Government Council
will act on appointment recom-
mendations at its 3 p.m. meeting
today in the Union.
Appointments, recommended byl
SGC's executive committee, will be'
approved for the three standing
committees, the finance commit-
tee and intervieiving and nominat-
ing committee. The new National
Student Association coordinator
and administrative wing coordi-
nator will also be named.
To Clarify Procedures
Beforeaelecting SGC's second
representative to the Reviewl
Board today, the Council will dis-
cuss clarification of procedure for
making nominations to the posi-
The SGC proposal calls for elec-
tion of the member but does not
specify method of nomination.
SGC's executive council has made
no nominations for the Review
Board position making an election
from the floor today likely.
Tentative date for the Union-
Sigma Alpha Mu co-sponsored
Olympic fund dance may be
The Calendaring Committee has
reservations about the proposed
Oct. 8 date based on conflicts with
other dances desiring dates during
All-Campus Charity Dance
As an all-campus charity type
dance, the function is eligible for
a 1:00 a.m. closing time but the
I-Hop scheduled for Oct. 15, the
Homecoming Dance, Oct. 29 and
the Golden Rule Ball also sched-
uled for October will request late
"Four late permission nights
within one m o n t h probably
wouldn't be approved by the Cal-
endaring Committee;" Admini-
strative Secretary Ruth Callahan
SGC will also discuss approval
of Alpha Phi sorority's request to
build an annex to the chapter
_ house on Hill St., membership in
the National Student Association
and further action on the proposed
Books for Asia program.
Before meeting time SGC mem-
bers will meet the University Re-
gents who are meeting at 2 p.m.
in the Regents Rm. of the Admini-
YR's To Meet in Detroit'
At National Convention
Detroit will host an estimated 1,500 to 2,000 Young Republicans'
from 48 states and Washington, D.C. at their National Convention,
June 15 to 18.
President Dwight D. Eisenhower has been invited to repeat his 19531
YR convention appearance with an address to the Detroit assembly.
At present $R officials have received no confirmation of the invitation.I
By T he Associated Press
WORLD TRADE GROUP
WASHINGTON - President
Dwight D. Eisenhower asked Con-
gress yesterday to approve U.S.
membership in the Organization
for Trade Cooperation as an im-
portant step "in the struggle
against Communist domination."
The OTC was set up at Geneva
last March 21 by the Unitedj
States and 33 other nations, Rus-
sia not among them. It would ad-
minister the trade rules and re-
lated activities of the General
Agreement on Trade and Tariffs,
in which the United States is al-I
ready a partner.
* * *
WASHTNTON Aru mi nt.
Also elected to positions were
Jerry Mohrig, '57, treasurer; Bill
Butzlaff, '58E, recording secretary;
and Don McLennon, '58, corres-
Interest Needs Widening
In his acceptance speech, BlehaI
told the IHC council members that
individual quadrangle residents
should broaden their interests,:
taking part in more campus af-;
Continuing, he said some houses
in the organization need strength-
ening in various ways. In many,
the social program needs improve-'
ment, Bleha said. B'etter co-ordi-
nation between quadrangle coun-
cils and the IHC is also needed, he
IHC should sponsor a spring
dance in future years, Bleha said.
Although some improvement has
The campus YR group will j(
"Everything that is of import-
ance in political science principles
was discovered in the classical pe-
riod," Prof. Eric Voegelin of Louis-
iana State University said yester-
Speaking on "The Quest for
Principles in Political Science," at
the Political Science Roundtable,
Prof. Voegelin divided the contri-
butions of these principles into the
classical, Christian and modern
Prof. Voegelin commented that
in classical times the search for
principles in political science stem-
med from the comparison of the
statesman to the physician.
"Since Plato and Aristotle po-
litical science has concerned it-#
self with the theory of man's na-
ture," he continued. The classic
theory was that men were equal in
nature but with different capaci-
ties for fulfillment, he said.
Harold C. Hickman, '31E, was
appointed to the newly-created
post of Assistant Superintendent
of Plant at the University, Walter
M. Roth,- superintendent of plant
Hickman will assist in the de-
velopment of the North Campus
area and will coordinate plant
construction, operation and main-
tenance activities on the North'
Senior commencement announce-
ments will be sold for the last time
today from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Ad-
ointly sponsor a social night with
'other college delegations. The af-
fair will be a moonlight trip to
Boblo Amusement Park topped off'
with the crowning of the national
convention beauty queen.
Election of a new National
Chairman will be the highlight of
the convention. Federation officers
for the next two years will also
be chosen by the delegates.,
BLEHA GETS GAVEL-Inter-House Council officers for the
coming year are, seated left to right, Ralph McCormick, Tom
Bleha and Chuck Straayer. Standing, left to right, are retiring
IHC President Stan Levy, Don McLennon, Jerry Mohrig and
Business -of the three-day meet- over the momentou sue o
ing will include adoption of a plat- over the momentous issue of ho
form, review of the Constitution to abolish the color lie mnpublic
and By-Laws, presentation of schools were completed yesterday
in the Supreme Court.
prospective sites for the 1957 con-
vention and a series of work ses- Thurgood Marshall, attorney for
sions on YR organization prob- the National Association for the
The work sessions will be a se-
ries of panel discussions. One ses-
sion will deal with types of cam-
paigning and will feature Con-
gressmen and experienced Young
The second series will discuss
Advancement of Colored People,
got in the last word. He .urged'the
court to be as "forthright" in de-
creeing a time limit for ending
segregation as-it was last May in
declaring that segregation vio-
lates the Constitution.
~, * *
YR organization problems at lo- POLIO ALLOTMENTS
cal and state levels. WASHINGTON - On orders
from President Eisenhower, gov-!
ernment officials began yester-
day a quick study of ways and
means to make sure every part of
the United States gets a fair share
S. of Salk polio vaccine.
In New York the National'
New fuel was added to the ex- Foundation for Infantile Paraly-
citement over the proposed Rock- sis decided on the two-shot Salk
wood-Saginaw turnpike route yes- polio vaccine plan for the na-
terday with a proposal for a $60,- tion's beginner school children.
000,000 freeway through Wayne
County. EDITORS DELAY
Leroy C. Smith, Wayne County WASHINGTON -Eleven Rus-
Highway Engineer, suggested the sian editors who waited nearly a
freeway as an integral part of the year for permission to enter the
superhighway proposed by State United States missed their boat
Highway Commissioner Charles M. yesterday as a result of balking at
Ziegler. Smith endorsed Ziegler's being fingerprinted.
proposed highway, which would However, the State Department
roughly parallel the proposed said it still expects them to come.
The freeway would eliminate
need for the turnpike .to run D ance
through Wayne Cou'nt' Smnith
come in quadrangle food this year, a standing ovation from council the IHC voted to give full support
much work still remains to be done members following his final speech. to the Student Government Coun-
by the IHC in this area, he said. Strengthen Relations cil-sponsored Asian book drive.
Study Requested During his nomination speech Naming May 12 as the date for
* McCormick said the executive vice- IHC's annual banquet, the council
The problem caused by door-to- presidency should further relations moved to appropriate up to $50
door solicitation within the quad- with other campus organizations, for the affair. Details of the Big
rangles should also receive more the University administration and:10 residence halls conference to be
study, the new president added. residence hall alumni. held here April 29 through May 1
Running unopposed for the pres- Before the elections took place, were also given.
idency, Bleha was IHC executive e
vice-president this year.
Earlier in the meeting, outgoing for IndependentSchools
president Stan Levy, '55, received
oore Asks Presented by father Steiner
The Very Rev. Fr. Celestin J.
SSteiner, S.J., University of Detroit discussed, the Council of Presi-
e S u president, has charged recently dents, composed exclusively of
Michigan's public colleges and nine public school heads, became
Newly-elected City Council Pres- universities with actively recruit- the official spokesman of higher
ident Prof. A. D. Moore of the ing high school seniors. I education in Michigan, Father
engineering college said yesterday He claims that generous schol- presidents were not consulted.
he will ask the council Monday for arship inducements have taken
authority to appoint a special com- students away from the independ- Williams said the Council of
mittee to study plans for putting ent schools. Presidents has invited them to a
the city's new charter into oper- Representatives Invited conference next wee'k and that
ation. However, the University does they have met in the past.
With an alderman as chairman, not send representatives to state
the committee would be composed high schools to talk to students
of three councilmen and two mem- without invitation, Assistant Dean Open Season
bers at large, Prof. Moore said. of Faculties Robert L. Williams
In addition, the mayor and coun- said yesterday. Spring is the time of the
cil president would be ex-officio Dean Williams pointed out, in a year when legislators turn to
members. report which will be presented to changing college names.
Monday's council meeting will the Council of College Presidents In addition to the recent
be the first for the new council Monday, that "no information is switch for Michigan State Col-
since the April 4 elections. available to indicate that such le m srrhave been i
Of Big Three
Climax of 3-Day
MOSCOW (A)-Russia and Aus-
tria haveagreed on "practically
all questions" on a treaty to re-
store Austria's independence, Aus-
trian Ambassador Norbert Bischoff
In Vienna, Austrian Premier
Julius Raab's People's party dis-
closed he had telephoned from
"Austria will be free, and we will
receive back our native soil in its
entirety. Our war prisoners will be
After 3-Day Negotiations
Premier Raab and his advisors
have been negotiating here for
three days for Soviet consent to
an independence treaty that would
end 10 years' occupation of little
Austria by the Big Four powers.
Bischoff said members of the
Russian and Austrian delegations
still were working on remaining'
problems late last night. He had
this to say on specific points in the
1. The question of guarantees
demanded by Russia that Austria
will never unite again with Ger-
many would be settled by a request
by Austria to her occupying powers
to protect her against another
such merger or anschluss. The oc-
cupying powers are Russia, the
United States, Britain and France.
No Foreign Bases
2. Austria promised not to per-
mit any foreign military bases on
3. Austrian participation in any
military alliances was "not a point
under discussion." Austria does
not care to sign any military
treaties. No agreement was made
with the Russians which would
prevent Austria from joining other
international organizations, such
as economic groups.
Big Three Agreement
The United States, Britain, and
France will have to agree to any
terms worked out in Moscow be-
fore the terms can become effec-
tive. Austrian Foreign Minister
Leopold Figl, who accompanied
Premier Raab, has kept the West-
ern Big Three's envoys in Moscow
fully informed on the Austrian-
Austrian reports quoted Bischoff
as sayinghe was sure the Western
powers would not oppose the new
Significance of the Soviet con-
cessions in over-all East-West ma-
neuverings is not clear. Some
Western diplomats believe it may
be part of Russia's scheme to
thwart West German rearmament.
According to this theory, offering
Austria freedom might help dis-
suade the West Germans from
building up an army.
said. "It will be of greater value;
alleviating Detroit and Wayne
County traffic problems than the.
awards are used in recruiting stu-
dents to such an extent that any,
Further consideration should be
given to the problems of inde-
pendent schools, Father Steiner
also said. He explained they will
be expected to carry their share of
the doubled enrollment anticipat-
ed by 1970.
When enrollment problems were
troduced in the state legisla-
ture -affecting the names of
Western Michigan, Northern
Michigan and Central Michi-
The latest is an attempt to
change the name of Michigan
State Normal College in Ypsi-
The name desired is Eastern
HANDICRAFTS & OBEDIENCE:
African Schooling Changed
By MARY LEE DINGLER
"There is no place for the Negro
in the white community above the
level of certain forms of labor,"
explained South Africa's Min-
ister of Native Affairs, Hendrik
In line with Verwoerd's views,
native children in South Africa
will now be taught such subjects
as handici aft and obedience and
will be prohibited from attend-
ing school for more than three
hours a day.
Government School Control
The new curriculum is being
New Englanders Burn Comics
of the local chapter of the Na-
tional Association for Advance-
ment of Colored People said, "Un-
der the present circumstances, I
feel the South Africans have the
right to start any kind of revolu-
tion whether it involves words or
Policy of Mistakes?
]Rev. Leonard A. Verduin, of the
University's' Board of Religious
Counselors stated, "I think the
steps which are being taken to
permanize the polarity existing be-
tween South African Negroes and
whites is a mistake.
of equality are catching and can't
be suppressed," he explained. "Be-
cause the children will be poorly
educated doesn't mean they will I
be more receptive."
A Possible Advantage
Born in South Africa and still
a citizen of that country, the Rev.
Stephen Hiten, Grad. pointed out
that there was at least one advan-
tage to the present program. The
three hour limit would enable
more of the native children toi
Mr. Hiten cited a government
report which showed that the ner-I
By LEW HAMBURGER
Morality and freedom became'
the topic of debate for New Eng-
landers concerned with eliminat-
claiming it "an imitation of total-
itarian dictatorship that is wholly
contrary to the American way of
ing that childhood evil-the comic Comic Book Bonfire
book. A similar incident arose in
Citizens of two New England Portsmouth, R. 1. where a local
communities interested in ridding Boy Scout troop planned a bon-
their towns of "bad" books, ran fire of crime and horror comic
into violent opposition to such books. The burning was scheduled
bookburning fetes when the Amer- for Lincoln's birthday at the site
ican Civil Liberties Union con- of a Revolutionary War Fort, but
their own editions. "Bookburning
is contrary to the ideals of any
liberal democrat," he said.
No Concrete Indications
Robert O. Schulze, of the soc-
iology department, said there were
no concrete indications that comic
books had any relation to the
amount or kind of juvenile delin-
He added that there are sev-
eral studies on the problem going