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Southern Leaders Forsaking
Leadership For Politics
See Page 4

Latest Deadline in the State

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CLOUDY, WARMER

VOL. LXVI, No. 101

ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, SATURDAY, MARCH 3, 1956

SIX PAGES

I -

Stevenson
Discusses
Race Issue
'An American, Not
Southern Dilemma'
MINNEAPOLIS (M'-Adlai Stev
enson yesterday called the racil
problem "an American, nota
Southern, dilemma" that cannot b
solved until there is a change i
the minds and hearts of men.
Stevenson told 5,200 Universit
of Minnesota students and facult
members civil rights are "a mat
ter of grave national concern whe
a girl in Alabama is denied he
constitutional rights by mob vio
lence or subterfuge, or when mur
der goes unpunished in Mississippi
or when American citizens are de
nied peaceful occupancy of thei
homes in my own state of Illinois.
Cites Illinois Incident
His first two references clearl
were to the Autherine Lucy an
Emmett Till cases in Alabama an
Mississippi. At Cicero, Ill., severa
years ago mob violence greeted a
Negro couple moving into a whit
neighborhood.
"Before we cast a stone at Ala
bama," Stevenson said, ';it migh
be well for those of us who live i
some of the great Northern state
to ask ourselves in candor how th
Negro minority is faring in ou
own communities."
Opening a five-day campaign fo:
votes in the March 20 Minnesot
presidential primary, Stevenso
declared "the Democrats are o
the way back to Washington.'
When they get there, he said, "a
American citizen who has the habi
of original thought will no longe
be a displaced person."
He was starting a five-day swing
through the state in his drive fo
Minnesota support in the state's
March 20 presidental primary, i
which he opposes Sen. Estes Ke-
fauver (D-Tenn).
Hisuniversity audience applaud
ed when he said, "There is no ares
in which partisan advantage shoul
be more subordinated to nationa
interest than in the conduct of ou
foreign relations."
Sees Better 'Treatment
"I hope and confidently believe
that the Eisenhower Administra-
tion will get more responsibl
treatment from the Democrats ir
1956 than it gave in 1952," th
presidentialhopeful said.
"And I can at least hope, an
I confidently believe, that in these
perilous times even Secretary Dul-
les' cynical attitude of politic
first may moderate."
Stevenson'said the nation never
can be secure until the liberties of
every individual are secure.
Auto Workers
Resume Jobs
DETROIT () - Studebaker-
Packard .Corp.'s Clipper Division
Friday summoned 5,500 laid-off
workers to return to work Monday.
It was the first major recall in
the auto industry, where layoffs
and slowdowns have been the rule
since Jan. 1. An estimated 48,000
of the industry's 800,000 produc-
tion workers now are on furlough
or indefinite layoff. Studebaker-
Packard furloughed workers on its
Clipper assembly lines .Feb. 9. Stu-
debaker-Packard announced at the
time, as did other auto-makers in
making layoffs, that the reason
was to bring production into line
with retail sales and thus reduce
dealer stocks, which have been at

record levels this year.
Dr. Clark Norton
Receives Grant
Dr. Clark F. Norton, former Uni-
versity instructor and Ann Arbor
city councilman, yesterday received
a grant from the Fund for the
Republic.
The grant will be used by Dr.
Norton for a study of municipal
loyalty and security measures in
more than 115 Midwestern cities.
Study under the $4,250 grant
will cover all cities over 25,000
population in an area including
Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Ohio,
and Wisconsin.
Dr. Norton is a political science
professor at DePauw University,
which chose him as the first recip-
ient for the grant from the Fund.
Noehren Continues

Icers Score 5-2
Win Over Tech

Negro Coed
To Continue
Legal Fight,

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Grand Rapids' Citizens' Group,
MSU State 'Positive Interest'
In Establishing 4-Year Branch

Wolverines Clinch Playoff Berth
As Colorado Bows to Denver, 10-3
By PHIL DOUGLIS
Daily Sports Editor
Special To The Daily
HOUGHTON-Michigan shattered the myth of Michigan Tech
here last night with a precision-smooth 5-2 win to assure itself of its
ninth straight NCAA playoff berth.
Colorado College's last chance to overtake the Wolverines for
second place in the Western Intercollegiate Hockey League and for
a playoff bid were destroyed with the Tigers' humiliating loss to Den-
ver, 10-3.
Concentrate on First
Tonight Michigan will be concentrating on first place in the WIHL.
A victory will tie it with Tech in lead spot.
Handing the Huskies their first loss of the season on home ice,
the Woverine.-. carped threequul c.

NAACP's
Retained

Marshall
For Battle

ones in the first period and single
goals in the next two stanzas to
send a double-capacity crowd
home brokenhearted.
Tommy Rendall paced Michi-
gan's attack with two goals while
Captain Bill MacFarland, Bob
Schiller, and Ed Switzer each gar-
nered one.
Taking advantage of a rather
weak Tech defense, forwards Mac-
Farland, Rendall, Switzer, and
Neil McDonald continually stick-
handled their way successfully in
on goalie Bob McManus. It was
only McManus' great skill in turn-
ing aside 32 shots that kept the
game from becoming a rout.
Brilliant Passing
Michigan's beautifully executed
passing plays were a big factor

TOM RENDALL
... two big goals
from the beginning. The first goal
came at 5:27 when MacFailand
flipped the puck to McDonald near
the net.
Seeing no opening, McDonald
drove it back to Schiller near the
blue line and the defensman
scored on a hard unexpected screen
shot.
Only 25 seconds later, before
the stunned Huskies could regain
their composure, MasFarland skat-
ed down n the right side and,
taking a pass from Rendall, fooled
McManus again for Michigan's
second point.
Rendall brought the game near
the runaway stage less than two.
minutes later. The 2,363 spectators
saw their hopes drop even further
as the fancy-skating wing raced
See ICERS, Page 3,

Judge Sends
Murderer
To Solitary
Harold A. Johnson, found guilty
of murder in the first degree
Thursday, was sentenced yesterday
to life imprisonment in solitary
confinement by Judge James R.
Breakey, Jr.
The life penalty is mandatory In
Michigan. Johnson's chances of
ever being free on parole are slight.
Only a governor's pardon can over-
ride the sentence.
A Circuit Court jury of eight
women and four men returned a
verdict of guilty to the charge that
Johnson shot to death his one-
year-old daughter, Margaret, while
she lay asleep in her crib Jan. 9.
Johnson's wife and daughter,
aged three, also died by his hand
that same evening.
The convict will be lodged in
Southern Michigan Prison. Al-
though the sentence calls for soli-
tary confinement, this part of the
penalty will not be carried out as
the prison does not have facilities
for such punishment.
New High-Heat
Device Tested
In Physies Lab
A shock tube which produces
temperatures three times those1
on the surface of the sun is now
being experimented with in a Uni-
versity physics lab.
The instrument is being used to
give astronomers here a more com-
plete understanding of tempera-
tures and composition of celestial
bodies.
The heat-15,000 degrees of it-
is generated in the long, narrow
shock tube after a diaphragm
which separates gases under ex-
tremely high and low pressures is-
broken.
As the high-pressure gas rushes
into the low-pressure zone, a pow-
erful shock wave is produced thatt
moves along the 12-foot tube at 10
to 20 times the speed of sound.
Since heat is the energy of atoms1
in motion, the violently-agitatedI
gas particles in the wake of the1
shock wave reach incredibly hight
temperatures for an instant.
As the wave passes a small win-
dow at the end of the tube, Uni-
versity physicists measure its speedt
then calculate its temperaturet
from hydrodynamic and thermo-
dynamic equations.-
By observing the characteristic.
light, or spectral lines, of the agi-C
tated atoms in the shock tube,t
physicists gather data on condi-g
tions that can be used by astron-y
omers to check their interpreta-t
tions of stellar spectra.,

Bulletin
BIRMINGHAM, Ala (A) -
Suits asking $4,000,000 damages
from Autherine Lucy, the Na-
tional Association for the Ad-
vancement of Colored People
and others were filed at Birm-
ingham yesterday by four men
who were charged they had
been falsely accused of partici-
pation in mob action.
NEW YORK (A) - Tight-lipped
and grim, Negro coed Autherine
Lucy said yesterday she will con-
,tinue her legal fight for admitance
to the University of Alabama.
She said she is not going to ac-
cept the university's expulsion of
her Thursday.
The 26-year-old Alabama girl
told a news conference, "Icannot
see any reason to abandon'my sole
purpose of obtaining an education
within the meaning of the deci-
sions of the Supreme Court of the
United States."
Authorizes Lawyers
Miss Lucy said she had author-
ized her lawyers to "take what-
ever steps are necessary."
Thurgood Marshall, attorney for
the National Association for the
Advancement of Colored People,
said he and aides were seeking
some legal means to resume the
battle.
Miss Lucy was suspended from
the all-white university Feb. 6
after a rioting mob drove her from
the campus at Tuscaloosa. Her
entry into the 125-year-old univer-
sity climaxed a two-and-a-half-
year legal fight over segregation.
On Wednesday, United States
District Judge H. Hobart Grooms
ordered Miss Lucy reinstated at
the university.
Promptly, the university trustees
expelled the coed for making false
charges against the school.
The charges that university offi-
cials conspired with the mob to
keep her, from attending classes
were withdrawn by her lawyers
during the court hearing.
Expects to Return
She said she saw no use in try-
ing to enter the university on
Monday, as thecourt had directed.
But she said she expects to ,return
to Birmingham, "within the next
week."
As for Miss Lucy's decision not
to return to Tuscaloosa, Marshall
told reporters, "I can see no reason
for endangering her life in vain.
There is a good possibility that
she would be harmed."
- N-
King Hussein
Fires British
Army Chief
AMMAN, Jordan (M)-Lt. Gen.
John Bagot Glubb, dismissed from
the Jordan command he had held
25 years, left his country abruptly
yesterday-a symbol of Britain's
plummeting prestige in the Middle
East.
Jordan's government informed
London the dismissal was not in-
tended to affect friendly relations
with the British, but it raised
doubts and fears there and in
Washington. It was regarded
throughout the Middle East as a
blow to the West.-
Glubb, his family and two otheri
ranking British officers of the
Arab Legion-the 20,000-man army
Glubb had built from undisciplinedr
tribesmen - were taken under
guard of 16 tanks to the airport1
yesterday morning. They flew off
to Cyprus, an overnight stop en
route to London.7

Special To The Daily
Track . ..
By JOHN HILLYER
EAST LANSING -- Defending
champion Michigan and Indiana
had 10 qualifying spots each to
take the upper hand in the Big
Ten track and field championships
at Jenison Field House here last
night.
Most of Michigan's "power boys"
will see their only action in the
remaining eight events today at 2
o'clock. This would seem to indi-
cate that it will take some doing
to dethrone Don Canham's Big
Ten kings.
Iowa Qualifies Eight
Iowa, pre-meet choice as the
leading contender confronting the
favored Wolverines, was next in
line with eight firsts in the pre-
liminaries.
Actually, the Hoosiers and Hawk-
eyes stole the show before the
sparse crowd, composed mostly of
Michigan, State students. Each
squad accounted for five firsts.
lyichigan's only winner was Bob
Brown, who took the first heat of
the 300-yard dash, but most of the
competitors were simply trying to
qualify.
Real Story Today
The real story of the meet can-
not be told until the finals. There,
were preliminaries in only seven
events, including most of those in
which Indiana and Iowa are
strongest.
Last night's events included two'
heats each in six individual races
See MICHIGAN, page 3
Medical Schoo;

Gymnastics
By JIM BAAD
CHAMPAIGN, Ill.-By virtue of
t h all-important elimination
r o un d s, Michigan's undefeated
gymnastics team has been virtually
knocked out of championship run-
ning in the Big Ten Meet.
It's been all Gabin Blair and
Don Tonry as powerful Illinois has
completely dominated the scene
here at Huff Gym. The host squad
has placed 22 men in the finals
compared to Michigan's 15.
Must Fight For Second
The fight 'that the Wolverines
face now is to stay in second place.
Michigan State is offering strong,
unexpected competition. By com-
parison of men placed, the Spar-
tans have a slight advantage, 16-
15.
In the shadow of Blair and Ton-
ry, Michigan's top performer has
been Ed Gagnier.. The slim sopho-
more has been first in the long-
horse event, the sidehorse, and the
flying rings. He qualified in a to-
tal of six events. Blair and Tonry
will also participate in six events
today.
Gagnier suffered misfortune
when he fell from the highbar.
This knocked many points from
his score and thus eliminated him
from one of his strongest events.
This fall was disastrous to Gag-
nier's chances of winning the all-
around. As a result, he finished
third with 1410 points behind Ton-
ry and Blair. Tonry's total was
See ILLINI, Page 3

Dulles Leaves
For Asian
Conferences
WASHINGTON (R) - Secretary
of State John Foster Dulles left
for South Asia yesterday to confer
with leaders of free nations on
Russia's new cold war offensive
and measures which may be de-
veloped to strengthen free world
defenses.
Before he left, it was learned, he
worked out with President Dwight
D. Eisenhower a new message to
Soviet Premier Nikolai Bulganin.
It reportedly urges Bulganin to
join the United States and other
Western Powers in taking initial
steps toward a worldwide disarm-
ament program.
Secretary Dulles and top State
Department officials took off from
Washington Airport in a United
States Air Force plane. Their
schedule called for stops at the
Azores and Malta en route to
Karachi, Pakistan. There the Sec-
retary will meet with other foreign
ministers of the eight-nation alli-
ance known as the Southeast Asia
Treaty Organization.
'Earlier, Secretary Dulles with-
held the yes-or-no answer de-
manded by Israel on its arms re-
quest. Instead he told Israel's am-
bassador why he believes the Arabs'
are bound to win any Middle East

MICHIGAN GYMNASTICS Captain Chico San Antonio (left), under the watchful eyes of Coach
Newt Loken. At right is wrestling Captain Mike Rodriguez.
Trackmen Tie in Qualifying Rounds;
Gymnasts Falter; Wrestlers Lead

Wrestling . .
By DAVE RORABACHER
EVANSTON, Ill.-Michigan and
Iowa have turned the Big Ten
Wrestling Championship contests
into a ,furious two team struggle.
Both the defending champion
Wolverines and the Hawkeyes have
placed four men in the final
matches toabe held this afternoon,
twice as many as{ any other squad.
In two startling upsets Wolver-
ines Frank Hirt and Jack March-
ello qualified for the 137- and
177-pound finals respectively.
Michigan's other two finalists
places were won by its 157- and
167-pound stars John McMahon
and Mike Rodriguez.
Offsetting these victories was
See WRESTLERS, rage 3
World News
Roundup
By The Associated Press
REYKJAVIK, Iceland - A crip-
pled Vnited States. Air Force
Globemaster with 17 men aboard
was feared down -in the North
Atlantic 240 miles southwest of
Keflavik Air Field late last night.
The four-engine plane was en
route from Keflavik to the United
States.
HANOVER, N. H.-Denouncing
the Republican party's domestic
and foreign programs as failures,
Sen. Estes Kefauver (D-Tenn.)
said last night the Eisenhower ad-
ministration is responsible for "one4
of the darkest periods of American
governmental history."
"With its methods of propagan-
da, procrastination and postpone-I
ment, it has waited until its final
year in office, and under the pres-
sure of the coming election, before
pretending to fulfill its campaign
promises," Sen. Kefauver said.
WASHINGTON-A special Sen-
ate committee decided late yester-
day to make one more attempt to
establish whether lawyer-lobbyist
John M. Neff offered campaign;
funds for the use of Sen. Bourke
Hickenlooper (R-Iowa). ;
It announced it would reopen its
investigation Monday to hear two
more witnesses, Mrs. Robert K.
Goodwin of Des Moines, wife of,
Iowa's Republican national com-
mitteeman, and Wendell Edson, a
Storm Lake, Iowa, lawyer.
* * *
TOKYO - A Foreign Office
spokesman said yesterday the
United States notified Japan a9
week ago the new series of nuclear
tests would start in the central
Pacific April 20.
He said disclosure of the advance
notice was withheld here at the
1 r,,io~trof tihe A vrn.n srnV,

Committee
To Challenge
U Interest
Niehuss Clarifies
'U' Plans On Bid
1By LEE MARKS
A second citizens' committee has
been formed in Grand Rapids to
back Michigan State University in
attempt to establish a four 'year
MSU branch.
F. D. Pace, a member of the
Grand Rapids - MSU Committee
said yesterday "positive interest"
in establishing such a branch has
been shown by MSU officials.
University officials met with the
Grand Rapids Citizens' Commit-
tee for Medical Education recently
in response to queries whether the
University would be interested in
establishing a branch.
'U' Would Consider
At that time University Presi-
dent Harlan H. Hatcher said the
University would "most seriously
consider" a four year branch in
Grand Rapids.
MSU Director of Extensions Dur-
ward B. Varner said yesterday he
had conferred with members of
the Grand Rapids-MSU Commit-
tee at their request Wednesday.
"They asked me if MSU would
be interested in a four year branch
at Grand Rapids. I told them we
would be if the local citizens
wanted it," Varner said.
University Vice-President and
Dean ofdFaculties Marvin L.Nie-
huss told the Daily yesterday that
the University is interested only
if it is the desire of Grand Rapids'
citizens to have a University
branch there.
"We will continue to negotiate
only so long as the opinion of. the
Grand Rapids Citizens' Committee
represents the opinion of the com-
munity." Niehuss commented.
"The University won't go there
if the community is opposed and
we won't oppose any other insti-
tution that wants to establish a
branch.
'U' Definitely Interested
"So far " Niehuss pointed out,
"we have only responded to in-
quiries. We are definitely interest.
ed though."
Pace said the Grand Rapids-
MSU Committee was formed Wed-
nesday.
"If such a school (a branch) is
put here we think MSU should'
have a chance to bid for it," Pace
said.
'Pace described the committee as
being composed of interested cit-
izens, MSU alumni and "other
friends of MSU. He said his com-
mittee has had no contact with
the Grand Rapids Citizens' Com-
mittee.
Niehuss stressed that before a
branch of any school is establish-
ed, a good deal of preliminary
study must be made.
"You don't dash out and estab-
lish branches. There is a lot of
planning to do yet," he noted.
Air Squadron
Needs Men
The 107th Fighter Interceptor
Squadron of the Michigan Air
National Guard is short-handed.
Scorpions, the squadron needs
Because of conversion to F.89
many prior servicemen to provide
the additional man-power the
change-over entails.

The unit has a long and proud
history. It is the only guard unit
at Wayne-Major Air Force Base
to have fought in both World War
II and the Korean War.
It's primary need at this moment
is radar observers and men with
similar technical qualifications.
The guard is also in need of pilots
with prior service training.
Any men who wish to make use
of their reserve time may contact

's Arthur. Drew

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BICENTENNIAL

COMMEMORATION:

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Aids Relaxing Drug Research
Dr. Arthur L. Drew of the Medical School recently participated in
the development of a new relaxing drug.
Zoxalolamine, trade-named "Flexin," was reported by the current
Journal of the American Medical Association to relax muscles and
make patients more able to benefit from exercise and other forms of
physical therapy.
Relieves Stiffness
Drs. Richard T. Smith, Kennth M. Kron, William P. Peak and
Irvin F. Hermann of Philadelphia revealed that the drug was especially
effective in relieving stiffness and
aching from rheumatic diseases.
Dr. William Amols of New York
reported that patients with spastic
muscles were relieved of discomfort
and inconvenience but did not
have better voluntary control of
symphony with the accompani- their limbs and complained of
ment of visual action only." greater weakness so they could not
Since "The Magic Flute" is "not get around as well.
only Mozart's last, but his greatest Effectiveness Not Clear
opera in many ways," Prof. Blatt When used on cerebral palsy
eels that it is fitting that the children, 15 to 28 cases showed
peech and music departments encouraging results, but the long-
elected it to commemorate the range effectiveness is not yet clear.
Mozart Bicentennial. Burning taste, loss of appetite,
"The performance is an almost vomiting and too much relaxation
eligious art. The beauty of this were among unfavorable effects in
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By ANN LIU
In commemoration of the Mozart
Bicentennial, the Department of
Speech and the School of Music
will present next week six perform-
ances of Mozart's comic opera,
"The Magic Flute."
The premiere performance of
"The Magic Flute" was given in
Vienna in 1791, the year of Moz-
art's death.

thing might lose in translation, but
since most opera librettos are not
in themselves masterpieces, if there
is any loss of the poetic quality3 it
is immeasurably gained by being
understood."
Consists of Action
He continued by saying that "an
opera is not a succession of sounds
to music, but it consists ,of dra--
matic action and words which the
music intensifies.

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