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VOL. LXV, No. 133

ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, SATURDAY, APRIL 16,' 1955

FOUR PAGES

'U' Delays Stand
On'MSU'Name
Burma, Thailand Ministers To Visit;
Mental Health Research Aid Sought
By WALLY EBERHARD
The University Board of Regents "have been advised of their con-
stitutional responsibility" in the matter of the name change of Michi-
gan State College, University President Harlan H. Hatcher said yester-
day.
Speaking at a press conference after the monthly Regents meet-
ing, President Hatcher did not indicate whether the University would

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Regents OK
Grants, Gifts
Montgomery Donates
$20,000 to Fund
The Board of Regents accepted
gifts and grants amounting to
$86,922.61 yesterday at their April
meeting.
Lawrence J. - Montgomery of
Battle Creek, Mich., donated the
largest sum of $20,000 for the
Lawrence J. Montgomery Research
r Fund which assists medical stu-
dents.
A grant~of $14,900 was given by
the Foundation Fund for Research
in Psychiatry, through Yale Uni-
versity. It will be used for the
Foundation Marriage Research
Fund headed by Director of the
Bureau of Psychological Services
E. Lowell Kelly.
Chicago U. Donates
The University of Chicago has
given $8,000 to the Citizens' Com-
mittee Research and Training
Project for the study of school-
related lay committees.
Final installments of $3,000 and
$2,500 on a three-year $10,000
project have been given by the
Ciba Pharmaceutical Products,
Inc., Summit, N.J., and the Eli
Lilly and Co., Indianapolis, Id.
respectively for hypertension re-
search.
A grant of $5,000 was given by
Photo Engravers Research, Inc.,
Savannah, Ga. to supporta fel-
lowship to study photoengraving
problems in the Department of
Chemical and Metallurgical Engi-
neering directed by Prof. Charles
W. Phillips.
CiSpencer Chemical Co., Kansas
City, Mo. gave its first payment of
$5,000 on a three-year subscrip-
tion to the Industrial Program of
the College of Engineering.
Grant For Nuclear Research
The Regents accepted a $5,000
grant from the National Science
Foundation, Washington, D.C. for
the partial support of a confer-
ence on "Problems of Nuclear
Structure" to be held at the Uni-
versity this summer.
A fellowship in industrial hy-
giene for next year will be estab-
lished from the $4,800 grant giv-
en by the James S. Kemper Foun-
dation, Chicago, Ill.
From the Midwest Universities
Research Association, Madison,
Wis., a grant of $4,000 was accept-
ed for research directed by Prof.
H. R. Crane.
University of Michigan School
of Nursing Alumnae Association,
Ann Arbor, has given $3,500 to es-
tablish the Couzens Hall Alumnae
Lounge Fund.
Grant For Narcotics Research
A grant of $3,375 for the Nation-
al Research Council Narcotics Re-
search Fund was given by the Na-
tional Academy of Sciences, Wash-
ington, D.C.
Phillips Petroleum Co., Bartles-
ville, Oka., renewed its research
fellowship of $2,000 in.~ the De-
partment of Chemical and Metal-
urgical Engineering for the period
from Sept. 1, 1955 to Aug. 31, 1956.
A chemical engineering fellow-
ship for the 1955-56 year was re-
newed by Standard Oil Founda-
tion, Inc., Chicago, Ill. A stipend of
$1,200 is provided for a master's
degree candidate or $1,500 for a
doctor's degree candidate, plus
$1,000 to the engineering college
for incidental expenses.
The Samuel Higby Camp Foun-
dation, Jackson, Mich., has given
$1,500 for the foundation's schol-
arship fund for medical students.
Grants of $1,000 cach were given
by Johnson Service Co., Milwau-

kee, Wis., to establish an engi-
neering scholarship and by Dr.
Albert T. Berg, Staten Island, N.Y.'
to the Medical School Special
Fund.

take legal action to forestall the
state legislature's bill to change
MSC's name.
No decision will be made on the
matter until the legal problems are
explored further, he indicated.
"There are plenty of legal minds
who disagree with the Attorney
General," President Hatcher said.
Ministers To Visit
President Hatcher also said the
Prime Minister of Thailand
Field Marshall Pibulsonggram -
-U Nu-would visit the Univer-
sity in May, studying peacetime
uses of atomic energy.
"They have designated the Uni-
versity of Michigan, the name of
which seems to be well known the
world over," President Hatcher
added.
In answer to a reporter's ques-
tion that this might indicate a
keynote for the University's atti-
tude to the name change proposal,
he said, "It is merely a statement
of fact."
The problem remains, he said.
Conceivably, he added, someone
could ask the Prime Minister of
Thailand, "Do you mean you vis-
ited the Michigan State Universi-
ty?" Conceivably, P r e s i d e n t
Hatcher added, "The prime min-
ister could say 'yes, the State Uni-
versity of Michigan.'"
Mental Health Research
Also at the Regents meeting, Dr.
Raymond W. Waggoner, director
of the Neuropsychiatric Institute,
requested by letter that $175,000
be appropriated by the state for
the "specific purpose of basic re-
search in the field of mental
health."
Dr. Waggoner pointed out the
increasing shortage of trained per-
sonnel and research in the field of
mental health, while it remains
the nation's number one health
problem.
The Regents also approved a
proposal by Frederick H. Wag-
man, director of the University
library, to exchange certain vol-
umes with the University library.
The exchange will expand the
University library's collection of
18th century English Drama, ac-
cording to Wagman.

BATTLE TITANS TODAY:
wolverine Iaseballers
Steamroll Toledo, 16-1

MUDDY WEATHER-Work on the North Campus Automotive Lab
pus construction was sMowed recently by the April showers. Work a
swing after a slow-down due to the mid.
CHANGES PLEASE FACULTY:
Plan NewCalendarI

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By JANE HOWARD
"It's a definite compromise, and
a step in the right direction."
Asked yesterday about the Cal-
endar Committee's new proposal
for the academic year, University
personnel concurred that the plan
should serve as a satisfactory mer-
ger of student, faculty and admin-
istrative interests.
Pending approval of the Board
of Regents' May meeting, the plan,
okayed by Wednesday's Dean Con-
ference, would go into effect in
1956-57.
Two separate plans make up the
Calendar Committee proposal-
one extending the year from Sept.
9 to June 9 and the other from
Sept. 16 to June 16. One offers
one week of classes between the
Christmas vacation and final ex-
aminations, and the other a two-
week class period.
Hard to Please All
"Pleasing everybody with one
calendar," Literary College Assist-
ant Dean James H. Robertson ex-
plained, "would be just about im-
possible."
Dean Robertson agreed with
Prof. Paul S. Dwyer of the mathe-
matics department, who drew up
the Committee's proposal, that the
plan should eliminate several de-
fects in the present calendar.
Christmas and spring vacations,
the proposal dictates, would begin
Saturday noon rather than Friday

evening - permitting Saturday
classes a full 15 weeks' worth of
class time. (At present Saturday +
classes don't meet in vacation
weeks.)
Christmas vacation would be3
shortened to twelve days - a move
designed to cut, but not to elim-
inate, the present "lame duck" ses-
sion of the year between the wint-
er holidays and finals.
Thanksgiving Definite
Thanksgiving vacation, in re-
cent years holding only a tenta-
tive spot on University calendars,
would become definitely estab-1
lished with the plan's approval,
Dean Robertson said.
Calendar Committee Chairman
Erich A. Walter pointed out thatI
the proposal would allow two full
15-week semesters. A defect in4
present schedules which virtually
reduces both semesters to 14 and
one-half weeks would be overcome.
"Cutting a semester below the
fifteen-week limit", Prof. Dwyer
explained, "makes it difficult for7
the faculty to get across all of a,
course's material." He added that
15 weeks is standard semester
length at most colleges and uni-1
versities.
More Saturday Classes
Highlighting the new proposal
are indications that much more
use will be made, in the near fu- I
ture, of classes set for Tuesdays,
Thursdays and Saturdays-a ne-
cessity, administrators think, in
view of expected vastly increased
enrollments.
Dean Robertson predicted thatj
afternoon and 8 a.m. classes will
be held more frequently, t'oo.
Orientation and registration
procedures, now"encompassing a
full week, would be condensed into
a three-day period by the new
proposal's effect. New students
would begin orientation on 'Sun-
day evening rather than Monday,
with registration held between
Monday and Wednesday (and pos-
sibly stretching i n t o eveningI
hours)-and class work would
start. Thursday of the fall semest-
er's first week.
Conceivably, Prof. Dwyer said,
orientation would have to begin
earlier than Sunday,
Commencement Later
Graduating seniors would find

By JIM BAAD
A one-hit, one-run pitching performance together with 13 hits
and four enemy errors gave Michigan a completely one-sided victory
over Toledo, 16-1, yesterday at Ferry Field.
The rout was Michigan's eighth win, and the third in a row
since the team returned from the southern tour.
' L-' 7 Starter Al Levy pitched brilliant no-hit, no-run ball for four
innings to receive credit for the Wolverine wallop. The senior south-
paw showed excellent control,"
walking only one man and forc--"
their commencement exercises ing the rest to ground out. Fingerprint
held on Sunday rather than the
customary Saturday, if the plan Three pitchers followed Levy'
were effected. This change, Dean to the mound as Coach Ray Fisher j L I.
Walter noted, would allow the tried to give everyone some ex-
graduates real diplomas rather perience. Jim Clark, Ralph Fagge, D
than tokens, because faculty and and Dick Peterjohn were Levy's -
Recorder's Office personnel could successors and all did themselves Edi
give more attention to results of credit. Toledo's Dick Baldwin was
seniors' final examinations. handed the loss.

Rutherford
Calls Claim
'Half-Truths'
Dkimissal TO Get
Hearing Thursday
By JOEL BERGER
A former Veterans Administra-
tion Hospital employee charged
last night he had been fired from
his position on the basis of false
security charges.
Jesse C. Rutherford, former
Hospital aide, said he was fired
Dec. 21 for alleged Communist
Party connections. He will appeal
his case at a hearing Thursday.
before intelligence officials of the
Internal Revenue Office.
Twenty-eight-year-old Ruther-
ford claims the charges in the
document dismissing him were
M "lies and half-truths." His at-

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In both semesters the plan pro-
See PREPARE, Page 4
Stars' Axed
ByGodfrey
NEW YORK (P)-In a bid to re-
gain a top spot on the air, Arthur
Godfrey yesterday fired six sing-
ers-half the vocal cast of his tele-
vision and radio shows.
"We've become top-heavy with
stars," Godfrey said in an an-
nouncement that rocked the en-
tertainment world like nothing
since his much-publicized firing 18
months ago of Singer Julius La
Rosa.
Try For Top Ten
"We are going to try to break
into the top ten again with a new
show," he told a reporter. "This
will give more people a whack at
it, give more opportunity."
The big housecleaning cost the
jobs of the Mariners, a mixed Ne-
gro and white male quartet whom
Godfrey once swore by; MarionI
Marlowe, fiancee of one of God-r
frey's producers, and Haleloke, the
show's little Hawaiian singer.
Salk Receives
$10,U00 Award
Dr. Jonas E. Salk, elected
from 400 nominees, received the
$10,000 1955 Mutual of Omaha
Criss award yesterday for his
discovery of the anti-polio vac-
cine.
"The accomplishment of Dr.
Salk," commented Dr. CharlesI
W. Mayo of the Mayo Clinic
in Rochester, Minnesota, "may
well be the greatest contribu-
tion to medicine in our genera-
tion."

Meet Detroit Today
Fisher will match his squad
against the University of Detroit.
in the Motor City this afternoon.
The Wolverines beat the Titans
here three days ago, 5-0.
Toledo got off to a bad start in
the first inning, allowing the first
Wolverine run to score without a
hit. Toledo pitcher Dick Baldwin
walked centerfielder Bruce Fox,
and after Danny Cline popped out,
Fox went all the way around the
basepaths stealing a base and
completing the trip with the aid
of two straight wild pitches.
After a wild third inning in
which Michigan scored eight un-
earned runs -on three errors, four
hits and a walk, the game ceased
to be a contest. Highlighting this
runaway frame was Catcher Gene
Snyder, whose double down the
left field line drove in three runs
and was the Wolverine's only ex-
tra-base knock.
Besides the three actual errors,
Toledo made several costly blund-
ers in judgment in the fatal frame
by either throwing a fielded ball
to the wrong base or through too
I much hesitation before throwing.
See "M", Page 3

Eleven Russian editors, sched-
uled to arrive in New York .Tues-
day for a 30-day tour of the Unit-
ed States are still in Moscow due
to a foul-up over a question of
finger printing.
Included in their itinerary is a
visit to the University May 8
to 10.
Reports indicate that unless the
misunderstanding is cleared up by
top-level action in either Moscow
or Washington, the editors are
not likely to come to this country
at all.
American immigration laws re-
quire that all persons coming to
the United States must be finger-
printed. Diplomats are exempted
from the stipulation. However,
Russians generally associate fin-
gerprinting with criminals, and
foreigners going into the Soviet
Union 'are not fingerprinted.
The editors refuse to undergo
fingerprinting and have cited pre-
vious instances in which Russian
visitors to the United States have
not been fingerprinted.
Last year a group of Soviet
chess .players and two professois
entered this country without be-
ing fingerprinted. American offi-
cials have described the two in-
cidents as oversights.

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TWO RESTRICTIONS?
Senate Should Direct
League Activity '- Landers
EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the third in a series on women's student
government. Today's article deals with the Women's Senate.
By PHYLLIS LIPSKY
Of the three chief organs which govern the Women's League,
Women's Senate has the greatest potential scope.
League Council and the Interviewing and Nominating Committee
are concerned largely with internal affairs.
"Senate should be the group which makes decisions as to what
'direction women's activities are

ilkins Elected b SGC
To Review Board Post
By DAVE BAAD
Student Government Council yesterday elected Roger Wilkins,
'56L, to SGC's second representative to the Review Board.
Council President . Hank Berliner, '56,\ automatically serves as
SGC's other representative.
Action came after short discussion over whether the representa-
tive should be a member of SGC or a non-member closely associated
with student government.
Wilkins, a former member of Student Legislature, agreed to
accept the position in a pre-meeting discussion with Daily Manag-
ing Editor Gene Hartwig, '55, who
nominated Wilkins for the post.
Committee Appointments
Committee appointments and
0th Y ea ""nominations for National Student
Association Coordinator and ad-
ministrative wing coordinator were
Climaxing 50 years of service, approved yesterday by SGC.

World News
Roundup
By The Associated Press
British Elections Called
LONDON - Prime Minister An-
thony Eden yesterday called a na-
tion-wide election for May 26 to
stabilize the nation after the
wrench of Sir Winston Churchill's
retirement.
Nine days after taking office,
the new Prime Minister thus chal-
lenged the divided Labor party to
a political fight that could spell
the end of his administration.
* *~ *
Trainmen Plan Strike
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - A strike
of 4,000 additional Louisville and
Nashville Railroad workers was
called for Monday as nearly 25,-
000 Birmingham steelworkers end-
ed a one-day walkout in sympathy
for striking telephone and L&N
employes.

going," according to Lucy Landers,
'55, retiring' League president.
Including representatives from
every women's housing unit on
campus, Senate has the power "to
initiate new rules, regulations and
policies pertaining to women stud-
ents."
There are, however, two consti-
tutional restrictions on the Sen-
ate's power to change regulations
governing women:
1) Proposed changes must be
reviewed by the Dean of Women
before they can be brought to a
vote,- because the "Rules and Or-
ganizations" booklet in which they
are published is regarded as of-
ficial University policy.
2) The final vote on rules
changes is not cast by the Sena-
tors. Proposals must be taken
back to the houses they represent
and a three forths majority of the
total vote of women's students is
needed to pass such changes.
Two-Year Existence
Senate came into existance two
years ago as a replacement for the
Board of Representatives.
For several years, however, it
had "practically served no func-

JESSE RUTHERFORD
torney is Charles Lockwood of De-
troit, who handled a similar case
last year. Lockwood's client, Uni-
versity student Milo Radulovichi,
was reinstated by the Air Force
following dismissal because of his
father's alleged Communist Party
affiliations.
Statement by Kiefer
The statement of charges
against Rutherford was sent to the
VA Hospital by Alois F. Keifer of
Detroit. He is the director of the
Internal Revenue Office's intel-
ligence division and will preside
at the hearing.
Rutherford claims he is not now
and never has beenra member of
the Communist Party or front
groups. Instead, he was a candi-
date on the Progressive Party tick-
et for Superior Township clerk in
1948 and for state representative
in 1952.
The Progressive Party has never
been listed as a subversive group or
Communist Party front organiza-
tion by Attorney General Herbert
Brownell.
Spoke With Robeson?
-One of the main charges listed
against Rutherford, who has taken
an Extension Service course here
and courses in the University of
Detroit, is that he appeared on the
platform and spoke during an out-
door meeting here on Oct. 18, 1952,
at which Paul Robeson was the
principal speaker.
Rutherford emphatically told
The Daily the statement. that he
spoke during the gathering was "a
diabolical lie. I made no speech
there."
Only connection with the affair
was that Robeson's appearance
was sponsored by leaders of the
county Progressive party, Ruther-
ford claimed. "I was just an on-
looker," he continued.
Ruthertord is also accused of at-
tending a dinner Oct. 28, 1952, in
the Union which was given in hon-
or of Robeson.
"No dinner was held in the Un-
ion that day," Rutherford declar-
ed. "However, there was a dinner
Oct. 28 which all local Progressive
Party candidates attended.
Another charge made by the
VA against Rutherford was that

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ACTIVITIES, SPECIAL

DISPLAYS:

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'the Michigan Union will hold its
annual open house today.
This year's program, a bigger,
more versatile one in honor of the
anniversary, features a variety of
shows and exhibitions, capped off
by the "50th Anniversary Ball" at
9 p.m.
The activities begin at one
o'clock with a full program con-
sisting of dancing lessons, sports
movie, a jazz concert, senior ta-
ble carVing, exhibitions by Michi-
fish and the Michigan swimming.
team, as well as dancing and a
fashion show by Van Boven.
In addition, tournaments will be

Bill Adams, '57, will head the
public relations and elections com-
mittee; SGC Treasurer Dick Good,
'56A, the finance committee; Joel
Tauber, '57, campus affairs; Bob
Leacock, '57, human and interna-
tional welfare and Vice-President
Donna Netzer, '56, the interview-
ing and nominating committee.
Jane Germany, '56, was named
to coordinate NSA activities with
University student government
and Murry MacDonald, '57, was
named coordinator of the admin-
istrative wing.
Dance Date Delayed

held in ping pong, billiards, pool Decision on a date for the Un-
and bowling. ion-Sigma Alpha Mu co-sponsored

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