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U Continues
Alumni Mail
Governor Concerned
Over Partisan Use
The University was asked yes-
terday by Gov. G. Mennen Wil-
liams' Office to continue investi-
gating the possibility that alumni
lists were used for the distribu-
tion of Republican party campaign
University Relations Director
Arthur L. Brandon claimed, "Uni-
versity alumni lists were not made
available by the University to any
political party."
Brandon conceded that one or
more local alumni clubs might
> have supplied their lists for po-
litical use, noting, "it is a rela-
tively easy matter for somebody to
secure a partial list."
Farrell Receives Literature
The issue came to light about
two weeks ago when Lawrence L.
Farrell, executive secretary to the
Governor, said he was one of a
number of alumni who received
the campaign literature.
Bearing what appeared to be the
official University -seal, the liter-
ature urged alumni to vote for
Republican candidates for Re-
gents in the April 4 elections.
SBoth Republican candidates
were defeated.
Seal Not Official
Brandon said the seal was not
P off icial but was an "unofficial
printer's duplicate." Official Uni-
versity seal, according to Brandon,
can be released only by Secretary
to the .Regents Herbert Watkins
and is definitely identifiable.
Farrell said the situation was
regarded by Gov. Williams as a
"very serious matter," because it
involved the University in parti-
san politics in the minds of many
In response to original queries
from the Governor's Office, Presi-
dent of the University Harlan H.
Hatcher sent the Governor a copy
of a report., prepared by Brandon.
Yesterday's request, according
to Farrell, was just a letter thank-
ing the President and asking him
to continue the investigation and
send the Governor a final report.
"We've checked a significant
number of alumni and it is ob-
vious not all of them received cir-
culars," Brandon declared.
Brandon said from the way the
names appeared he was "con-
vinced" some alumni names and
addresses had been used, but in-
vestigations showed these ad-
dresses did not come from the
University Alumni Association or
catalog office to any political
Complaints Received
Farrell said his office had re-
ceived a number of complaints
and he was sure President Hatch-
er had also.
"The problem presented leads
us to insist that there be stronger
security to the lists and that the
University's regulations be strictly
enforced. If the alumni lists were
misused, it must not happen
again.," Brandon told the Gover-
nor in his original report.
The University is interested in
finding out all it can about this
matter, Brandon commented.
Polio Vitims
Now Total 11

Alert Matsu
To Possible
Red Attack
Increase Patrols
Over Mainland
TAIPEI, Formosa (P)-The Mat-
su Islands yesterday were alerted
for a possible Chinese Red attack
and air patrols were multiplied
over the nearby mainland, where
feverish activity was reported.
One wave of Nationalist patrol
planes caught and set afire a 300-
ton landing craft about - 20 miles
north of the Matsus, Nationalist
air force headquarters reported.
The Defense Ministry's mili-
tary information service said the
Communists in a rush job had!
finished two new roads on Huang-I
chi Peninsula. The peninsula is
only four miles north of the near-!
est island in the Matsu group. 7
Communist Ships
The service said two Commu-
nist ships loaded with supplies
Tuesday slipped into the port of
Huangchi. The port is 10 miles
north of Matsu main island in the
group 120 miles northwest of For-

West German


Ap proved


Diem Fights
Binh Xuyen
Bao Dai Urges
Premier Resign
SAIGON, South Viet Nam, (A)-
American-backed Premier Ngo
Dinh Diem waged an all-out
shooting war today for survival of
his government against the privatel
racketeer army of Binh Xuyen.
Mortar and small arms fire
shook Saigon, capital city of two
million people.
A square mile of the city was
set afire.
100 Killed

Last of 15
Nations OK's


-Daily-Fred Day
PREPARING FOR THE INFLUX-Sylvia Levi and Lois Yandell,
of the Big Ten Residence Hall Conference Central Committee,
make up an extra bed for a visiting student delegate.

Delegates to the annual Big Ten
Residence Halls Conferenre, some
of whom had already arrived in
Ann Arbor last night, have a
crowded week-end of events sched-
uled for them.
Fifteen discussion group meet-
ings, of which each delegate will
attend three, a banquet at South
Quad tomorrow and a tour of the
University campus are part of
the three-day itinerary.
The conference will open at 4:15
p.m. today with a welcoming
speech by University President

Harlan H. Hatcher. The first set

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Crews Says
U.S. Needs
Speaking before an Inter-Coop-
erative Council membership ban-
quet, Cecil R. Crews, an educa-
tional director of the Michigan
Union Credit League discussed the
trend toward more cooperation in
the United States.
Crews, who recently returned
from Burma where he participated
in the State Department's Point
Four Program, spoke on "New
Frontiers To Adventure." He
stressed "the burden is on Ameri-
cans chiefly to make freedom and
abundance available for all.
"How we use this freedom and
distribute this abundance will de-
termine how we live in the future
and how the rest of the world
lives with us or in opposition to
Crews continued that it is in our
power to destroy in abundance us-
ing the atom bomb, or create in
abundance using President Dwight
D. Eisenhower's idea of a peace
Citing the proposed guaranteed
annual wage plan, Crews pointed
out cooperation between employ-
ers and employees already within
our own system.
Thecooperative movement is
also being accepted world-wide as

of discussion group meetings,
scheduled for 7:30 p.m. today in
Mason Hall, will deal with the stu-
dent's role in disciplinary matters
and planning new dorms, residence
hall social programs, and service
and employment opportunities in
Internal Problems To Be Discussed
Discussion groups will also be
meeting at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. to-
morrow in the League. The rela-
tionship of dormitory residents to
other groups on campus and their
own internal problems occupy most
of the delegates' time.
A talk by assistant director of
the Phoenix Project Roger L.
Leatherman on "Peacetime Atomic
Energy, Implications and Appli-
cations" will follow tomorrow
night's banquet.
The weekend discussions will be
summed up in the concluding ses-
sion at 9:30 a.m. Sunday in South
Quadrangle's Club 600.
Planned by Committee
Under the joint sponsorship of
Assembly Association and Inter-
House Council,' a central confer-
ence committee set up the week-
end schedule. Sylvia Levi, '56, and
Tom Bleha, '56, were the com-,
mittee's co-chairmen.
Visiting delegations will be hous-
ed in dormitories by moving extra
cots into the rooms of University
students. Delegates will have most
of their meals together in South
Quad dining rooms.
In addition to Big Ten repre-
sentatives the conference will be
attended by guest delegates from
Wayne University, Central Michi-
gan College and Michigan State
Normal College.
Petitions Available
Petitions for positions on the
Administrative Wing Committee
of SGC are still available,
These petitions may be obtained
at Quonset Hut A 3 to 5 p.m.

The service said the garrison of More than 100 persons had been "
the seven islands in the group- killed and about 400 wounded up
believed to number 11,000 or more Ito dawn today in the civil war be-
-had been ordered to be espe- tween' government troops and the
cially vigilant. Binh Xuyen units of former river
Stepping Up Deliveries pirates.
The China News said Russia was In the midst of the fight the ab-
stepping up deliveries of twin-jet sentee chief of state, ex-Emperor'
bombers to Communist China. The Bao Dai, sent from his French Riv- SPECIAL AIR FORCE ROTC R
Defense Ministry, however, had iera home a summons which in honor of Capt. Charles A. Bond
nothing to confirm this. effect was a demand for Premier ROTC detachment.' Looking on2
The News said when the Red Diem's resignation. sented with the Professor of AirS
finished their air base at Lukiao, Diem Summoned Col. Potter, Inspector from theA
220 miles north of Formosa. they Bao Dai summoned Diem and dent Harlan Hatcher, Capt. Bon
were estimated to have about 200 Gen.Le Van Ty, army chiefaof commander of the campus AFR
IL28 twin-jet fighter bombers. staff, to an urgent conference in commander of the unit. Chicago
This number now has been doub- France. to John Baity, '55, and Robert 1
led, it asserted. , Diem could not be reached for gold medal while Knutson got ti
Plans Stepped Up his reaction to the summons. were highlighted by the landing
In any case, Formosa now is Relieved of Power copter on the Ferry Field locatio
within Red bomber range and the By telegram from the Riviera
plans for dispersal of civilians Bao Dai relieved Diem of his mili-I
from Taipei were stepped up. tary powers and conferred them on St
Political quarters, meanwhile, Gy Ne n ant, wo re-
were dismayed by press reports ly fled to Dalat, a mountain re-
that President Dwight D. Eisen- thegt, saying he fearedar
hower had widened the scope of For a month Diem has lived on
possible talks with Red China to top of a hair-trigger truce with IO NB
include easing world tensions, not the Binh Xuyen. It had joined with By NORMAN BARR
merely a cease-fire. two armed religious sects, Hoa An interchange of ideas high-
Pres. Eisenhower told his "pressHao and Cao Dai, in demanding lighted yesterday's annual Stu-
conference Wednesday the United reorganization of his government, dent Faculty-Administration Con-
States would be willing to talk to Controlled Enterprises ference at the Union.
Red China without the National- As a police force, Binh Xuyen Four main group discussions at
ists being present on such sub- Ascoatpoled forcen, pBitution the Conference concerned the
ct aigeninaycontroed ambling, prtostituto drvn an, orientation pmo am
jects as easing tensions, advanc- Fadohretrrss rvn aoinainporm
ing world peace, and getting back aDieothr entris, reov integration of foreign students,
U.S. airmen held prisoner in the Binh Xuyen chief of security
The Nationalists oppose a cease- Dai.Te was appointed by B
fire. I.
fe The truce exploded early yes-f
--terday afternoon when Binh Xuy- o
Bn, Reed en opened mortar fire on the Pre-
mier's palace and attacked nation-
al army headquarters and police The annual Fresh Air Camp!
headquarters. Tag Day will be held on May 13
Diem promptly ordered threeland 14 in cooperation with Uni-
dbattalions of infantry and Para- versity housing groups.
Supreme Court JusticesHarold chute troopers to attack the 5,000- Funds from this year's goal of
Burton and Stanley Reed are man rebel force. Its headquarters $5,000 will be used to send more
scheduled to address the bannual is in refugee-packed Cho Lon, a than 200 youngsters to the Univer-
conference of judges of the Unit- suburb of the capital. sity sponsored camp At Patterson
Lake, Pinckney,.
ed States Sixth Judicial District$LaePicny
dJDFunds collected in the drive will3
today. Payments Due be used for food, medical service,
Hon. Charles C. Simmons, head craft and camp equipment, The
of the District Court of Appeals at Subscription payments for The Camp will be conditioned and
Cincinnati, will preside over the Daily are due now. painted by fraternity and sorority.
conference which will open at 10 Failure to pay may result in pledges before camp season opens
a.m. in Rm. 150, Hutchins Hall. withholding of credits. on June 27.

-Courtesy Pete Kati:
REVIEW yesterday was held in
d, head of the University Navy
as Rex Willoughby, '55, is pre-
Science award, are, left to right:
Air University, University Presi-
d, and Col. William H. Parkhill,
tOTC unit. Willoughby is cadet
Tribune awards were presented
Knutson, '56. Baity received the
he silver medal. The ceremonies
g of an Air Force rescue heli-

cultyO Talk
/ - .
and the Bureau df Appointments.
Reviewed by President Harlan H.
Hatcher, the conference was call-
ed a "profitable experience."J
The driving ban discussion groupj
believed that the committee study-
ing the driving problem should'
find a definite reason for justify-
ing the ban.
As its objective, the committee
should try to find a solution which'
would be equitable to the students,1
so that enforcement could be car-
ried on within the student groups
The group brought up the ques-
tion of whether or not the driving
ban helps to keep the University
community together, because ten- ;
sion resulting between the stu-
dents and the administration .
makes its enforcement difficult.
Orientation Discussed
The group 'which discussed
freshmen orientation, believed
that a balance must be struck be-
itween the necessary procedures
and the social activities of the or-
ientation program. It mentionedj
the possibility of summer counsel-
ing to relieve the pressure during
orientation week.
Bob Blossey, '56BAd, leader of
the group, said that "the Confer-
ence as a whole makes us more
aware of the various phases of the
.problems. But it is continual work
throughout the year that will give
us the solutions to these prob-
Foreign Student Difficulties
Main difficulties which the for-
eign students discussion group,
found were poor housing, language
problems and inadequate orienta-
tion and registration programs. It
suggested that existing campus or-
ganizations could greatly help the
integration program.
The League has already offered
to help orient the 30 or 40 foreign
women students who will come to
campus next year. The purpose of
its program will be tp establish a
basis for friendship by having, for
instance, foreign students visit
private homes.
Bureau of Appointments
The Bureau of Appointments
discussion group outlined its prob-
lems as: (1) organization of the
Bureau of Appointments; (2) the
faculty's role in helping students

Hlistoric Pact
Ceremonies To Take
Place Next Month
THE HAGUE. Netherlands (N)-
West German rearmament received
its final parliamentary blessing
The Dutch Senate cast a hls-
oric 32-2 vote for the Paris
treaties. It was the last such en-
dorsement needed to bring West
Germany into the Western Alli-
ance against communism.
The Dutch lower house approved
the pacts 71-6 March 30. So now,
after nearly five years of eotion-'
at and political struggle, the par-
liaments of all 15 nations affected
have voted for West Germany's
sovereignty and the right to re-
cruit armed forces that will even-
tually total a half million soldiers
sailors and airmen.
Ceremoniesrmarking West Ger-
many's change from a former en-
emy to a full Western power will
take place early next month-10
years after the unconditional sur-
render of Hitler's Reich.
Signed Treaties Depositd
The signed treaties will be de-
posited in various capitals, for-
mal diplomatic notice that they
are in effect.
The Bonn Republic's enrollment
in a seven-nation Western Euro-
pean Union and in the North At-
lantic Treaty Organization is
planned at foreign ministers'
meetings opening in-Paris May '.
The nations in the alliance are
West Germany and the 14 present
members of NATO: Britain,
France, Italy, the Netherlands,
Belgium, Luxembourg, Turkey,
Iceland, Norway, Denmark, Portu-
gal, Greece,rCanada and the Unit
ed States.
All signed one or more of the
four Paris agreements. Spelled out
in more than 30,000 words, this is
what they will do:
Sovereignty Restored
*Restore sovereignty to West
Germany after 10 years of Allied
Permit Allied troops to stay on
there for the defense' of Europe.
Create the WEU as the frame-
work for West German rearma-
ment. WEU will consist. of the
Brussels Pact nations - Britain,
France, Belgium, the Netherlands
and Luxembourg-plus Italy and
West Germany.
Admit West Germany into
NATO as the 15th member.
Give WEU political control of
the Saar, a border state disputed
between the French and Germans,
until a German peace treaty is
IFC Okays
Drive; Fines
Inter-Fraternity Council Execu-
tive Committee approved at its
last meeting, fraternity ,sponsor-
ship of the Books for Asia drive
May 10, 11 and 12.
Approval of fraternity presi-
dents is still pending. The book
drive will be sponsored by the four
living groups on campus.
Fraternity Marketing Associa.
tion turned in a food buying re-
port, and fraternities moved into
the second stage of the coopera-
tive buying plan. A constitution
for the association will be up
shortly for approval,
The Executive Committee alsq
took action on two fraternities for
violation of by-laws governing

Fined were Lambda Chi Alpha
($15) and Phi Kappa Sigma ($30).
Both fraternities had created
minor disturbances outside their
houses, which is counter to pledg-
ing by-laws.

Students Mix Studying With Sunshine-Filled Dreams

WASHINGTONh P -The num-mlustratedy tne United Nations
ber of children who developed p and the way its agencies work to-
lio after being inoculated with Salk gether for the common good."
vaccine manufactured by a Cali- After the banquet;'the new offi-
fornia firm was reported yester- cers of the ICC were elected. Ar-
day to have reached 11. thur G. Wilner, '56, was elected
In addition, one case was re- president; ateve Seltzer, vice-
ported from Georgia, where an- '57 was chosen ICC secretary.
other firm's vaccine was used in
the state program.
The figure of 11 was supplied Em nlovecs
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by a spokesman for the Health,
Education and Welfare Depart-
The Public Health Service, a
branch of the department, would
give out almost no information on
its investigation into the vaccine

Given Awards
For Service

Ann Arbor took a sunbath yes-
Professors bravely tried to dis-
cuss abstract theories but the stu-
dents were'thinking of ice cream
and the Arboretum.
Campus watering spots shifted
into high gear as thirst, like the
temperature,' took an upswing.
It isn't seasonal, but Bennie
Oosterbaan was down at Ferry
Field watching the team prac-
tice and dreaming of roses.
Sweltering ROTC students drill-
ed, wondering whether their fu-
ture military security was worth
The Psychology Department,
ever mindful of the happy stu-
dent, was conducting classes on
the Mall near the fountain.
While their fathers looked en-

whether the theater was air-con-
The Student Publications Bldg.
was unusually still during the aft-
ernoon. Photographers had to be
roused from under assorted trees
where they were daydreaming.
In the evening the studious quiet
of the library was broken occa-
sionally by Van Patrick announc-
ing the Tiger game from a muted
portable radio somewhere in the
The University's baseball team
was ip South Bend, but Ray Fish-'
er could have recruited a new
squad as the bretheren on Wash-
tenaw "swatted a few."
Hundreds of copies of Dreiser
and Huxley were read through sun
glasses while students mixed re-
quired reading with sun worship-


made by the Cutter Laboratories, Awards were given to 118 non-
at Berke'.ey, Calif. academic staff members who have
worked for the University from 10
to 40 years at a dinner last night.
Em ploym ent Presentation of certificates and
pins was made by Secretary to the
d RegentsHerbert Watkins.
Outlook Good Vice-President Wilbur K. Pier-

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