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NICOSIA, Cyprus (P) - Clerks
workers, printers and shopkeeper
stopped work yesterday, paralyzing
Cyprus with a general strikei
protest against the exiling of Arch
bishop Makarios, the Greek Ortho-
dox revolutionary who demand
union with Greece.
The British-administered gov-
erment, reacting with grim para-
trooper patrols, smashed smal
demonstrations with tear gas a
Limassol, Polis, Kyrenia and Fai-
agusta and warned that the gen-
eral strike was a violation of emer-
gency regulations.;
S GC Board
Sent Letter
'By Zerman
Assistant Dean of Men William
S. Zerman disclosed yesterday he
has sent letters of recommendation
to members of Student Govern-
ment Council's Board of Review
against any institution of deferred
rushing in the fraternity system.
The Board of Review, composed
of three faculty members, the
Dean of Men, the Dean of Women,
the SGC president and one stu-
dent, has power to check any
Council action upon request of
one Board member
Zerman, the University's Coun-
sello to fraternUlies, said the let-
ter stated his intent to petition for
a Board interview shotild any SOC
stand on the rushing question
come before it.
'Supplemental Information'
It also included "supplemental
information" on the disadvantages
of deferred rushing from deans
offices at other colleges.
SGC is now involved in discus-
sion on reports submitted Wed-.
nesday by Panhel-Assembly and
Interfraternity-Inter House Coun-
cil rushing'study committees.
Both study groups were set up
under a motion passed unani-
mously by the Council on Oct. 19.
The motion called for study of all
aspects of the present rushing pro-
cedures and requested recommen-
dations from both groups
Committee Reports
While the Panhel-Assembly com-
mittee presented a majority re-
commendation in favor of spring
rushing for the sorority system,
the IFC-IHC report contained only
four alternatives with rationale
on rushing procedures.
IHC President Tom Bleha, '56,
has assured Council members that
definite recommendations will be
in their mail boxes by tomorrow
Zerman said yesterday, "The
information sent to Board mem-
bers represented my position and
what I'm. being paid for. Since I
represent fraternities it is my duty
to present facts a lot of people
don't understand about them."
Additional Points Needed
He said that while he thought
the IFC-IHC study group had
-done a good job "to the limit of
its ability," there were many other
points that needed to be brought
"A change in rushing proced-
ures," Zerman said, "must fit a
particular campus. Deferred rush-
nig has been instituted on other
campuses for various reasons.
"Deferred rushing would not
solve any problems which Michi-

gan might have. It would be ex-
pensive, more time-consuming and
would create uncontrollable prob-
lems of dirty rushing.
Catastrophic' Affect
"Deferred rushing or pledging
of the University's fraternity chap-
ters would be catastrophic," Zer-
man surmised.
He added, "Before we consider
any changes in the present rush-
ing procedure, we should try and
find out what the basic problem


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But Greeks stayed away from
their jobs in droves. Only Turkish-
run shops were open.
Archbishop Leaves
The Archbishop, official sources
in London disclosed, was aboard
a British warship on his way to
the remote Seychelle Islands, 800
miles northeast of Madagascar in
the Indian Ocean. There a small
bungalow, 1,800 feet above the
sea, was reported being readied
for his enforced residence.
The repercussions were violent
in Greece, the mother country.
Thousands of Greek students and
demonstrators shouting "Death to
the British," set fire to a British
flag at Athens University, surged
through Athens streets slashing,
tires of the British-owned bus com-
pany,. breaking windows in the
British European 4irways build-
ing and two hotels with British
names-the Great Britain and the
New England-and attempting to,
storm the British Embassy.
Greek military guards formed
hasty cordons around not only the
British but also the American Em-
Consulate Ransacked
In Crete, too, Greek crowds ran-
sacked the British consulate at
Herakleion, tore down the ,British

flag and raised the Greek flag
while the consul hid in the base-
ment for safety.
The Greek government called
home its ambassador from London
and ordered Greek Minister Chris-
tian X. Palamas, its representa-
tive at the United Nations, to raise
the question of Cyprus in the Gen-
eral Assembly when that body
meets next fall. Greece has failed
to get the question on the agenda
at the last two sessions.
Greek civil service workers in
Athens agreed to quit work Mon-
day. A number of demonstrations
were planned.
Holy Synod Meets
Archbishop Spyridon, the Greek
Orthodox prinate, presided in Ath-
ens over an emergency meeting of
the Holy Synod which appealed
to church organizations around
the world for support for Makarios.
Opponents of the government of
Prime Minister Anthony Eden in
London charged the deportation'
was a big mistake.
Sir John Harding, the British
governor, ordered M\akarios de-
ported Friday on the grounds that
he was an instigator of the cam-
paign of terrorism which has taken
the lives of 17 British servicemen
since last April.

Bias Claue Hostil To

McClellan Elected To Direct
Senate Lobby Investigations
WASHINGTON (1)-The special bipartisan Senate lobby in-
vestigating committee organized for -business yesterday by electing
Sen. John L. McClellan (D-Ark.) chairman and Sen. Styles R. Bridges
(R-N.H.) vice chairman.
The groups also unanimously adopted a set of rules for proceed-
ing with the broad-scale inquiry, thus ending a deadlock which had
prevented it for more than two weeks from getting started.
Sen. McClellan indicated it still will be some time before actual
investigating gets under way, saying "it is going to take us time
to assemble the quality of staff we want."
Accepts with Reluctance
The Arkansas senator had said earlier in the day that he would
assume "this most disagreeable and difficult task" as committee chair-

man with great, reluctance andC
"only out of a sense of duty to
the Senate."
He already is chairman of the
Senate permanent investigations
subcommittee which looks into all
sorts of allegations of wrongdoing
by government employes and
Sen. Albert Gore (D-Tenn) or-
iginally had been expected to be
named chairman of the eight-
member bipartisan committee.
Impasse Over Rules
But he and Sen. Bridges, speak-
ing for the four Republican mem-
bers, came to an impasse over rules
for the probe, and the Tennesse-
ean withdrew from consideiation.
Sen. Gore was reported to have
come to the conclusion the Re-
publicans simply would not serve
under his chairmanship.
The Tennessee senator had said
from the outset he was disturbed
at the flow of campaign money
across state lines, and wanted to
probe deeply into what he said
were attempts of wealthy individ-
uals to go into states other than
their place of residence and influ-
ence election of members of con-
On the key question of subpoena
powers, Sen. McClellan said he was
given the righit to issue them, but
only after consultation with Sen.
Bridges. Any disagreement is to
be promptly reported to the full
committee and decided by majority
Vivaldi Works
To Be Played
By Virtuosi
The virtuosi Di Roma will per-
form at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday in Hill
Their program, consisting of the
works of Antonio Vivaldi, will in-

'General To Get
Laetare Medal
SOUTH BEND, Ind. ()-Gen.
Alfred M. Gruenther, supreme al-
lied commander in Europe, was
chosen last night to receive the
1956 Laetare Medal from the Uni-
versity of Notre Dame.
He will be the fourth military
figure to receive the award which
Notre Dame has given each year
since 1883 to an outstanding Am-
erican Catholic layman.
President Theodore M. Hesburgh
said Gruenther was chosen "as a
statesman, as well as a soldier"
"He personifies the military
power and the spiritual strength
which are the western world's bul-
wark against the communist tyr-
anny," Father Hesburgh said.
The formal presentation will be
arranged later.

(EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the first
in a series of stories concerned with
the discriminatory (bias) clauses in
fraternity systems. Today's story deals
with the history of the clause at
The question over many years
concerning what to do about dis-
criminatory practices at the Uni-
versity of Michigan started to
evolve into a definite formula in
Student leaders easily reached
an agreement among themselves
and with the administration that
group-rejective practices are hos-
tile to college objectives.
A rule barring new fraternities
with discriminatory clauses was
approved by the administration in
1949. This was one of the first
major recognitions of college con-
cern with self-segregation in the
Administration Disagreed
However, the administration dis-
agreed with student leaders con-
cerning changes in existing frater-
nities. The main issues of conten-
tion were the timing and methods
for the elimination of restrictive
Student Legislature (comparable
to today's Student Government
Council) proposed the "Michigan
Plan" in November, 1950. The plan
was a prelude to elimination of
restrictive practices and included
a term of six years for the re-
moval of such clauses from fra-
ternity constitutions.
The object of the proposal was
to set a definite target date with
specific sanctions to increase the
process of persuasion.
Chapter Allowed Time
By allowing a chapter a set
period of time, usually five years,
to conform to the campus anti-
bias policy the college allows the
chapter to remain in the national

According to the proposed meth-
od if a change has not been made
by the deadline the chapter is not
permitted to remain on campus
unless it severs ties with the na-!.
tional organization.
The "Michigan Plan" was adopt-
ed by Student Legislature in Feb-
ruary 1951. The student-faculty'
committee on student affairs rati-
fied it by a 7-to-6 vote on March
Final disposition of the resolu-
tion was up to University Presi-
dent Alexander G. Ruthven.
During the final week of the
academic year, on May 29, 1951,
Ruthven vetoed the resolution
Ruthven's action surprised and
angered students, student leaders,
and especially student legislature
which had concentrated almost all
their efforts for two years on the
Two Reasons Cited
Ruthven cited two main reasons
for his surprise veto:
1. "The University, as a Depart-
ment of State Government, can
not and will not adopt regulations
which discriminate- against the
rights of persons because of race or
religion. However, in our zeal to
protect the constitutional privi-
leges and immunities of certain
citizens, we must be careful not to
infringe upon or impair equally
sacred right of others.
"It is a long established rule of
law that no individual has an in-
herent right to membership in any
particular organization."
2. "National fraternities with so-
called discriminatory clauses in
their constitutions have establish-
ed local chapters here with the full
knowledge and consent of the Uni-
"Members of the local chapters
have acquired a vested interest in
the chapter houses and in the
general funds of the national or-

Blast Te
To Anne
First Period Sp
Five Wolverines
Another 5-1 rout of Michiga
crowd of nearly 4,000 last night
WIHL crown since the League's
For the secnd night in a row
they will be the team to beat in t
k next week at Colorado Springs be
lege; and St. Lawrence.
It will be Michigan's ninth tri
It took a strong finish of seven
>Mliger's team to overcome the spirit-
ed but relatively untested Huskies
from Houghton.
The Master Again
Michigan seemed to be the mas-
i ter again last night as three goals
j, in the first period rocked Tech in
.. its drive for the WIHL champion-
Daily-Jere Sweeney ship-and the McNaughton Tro-
The hard-pressing Wolverine of-
fense was again a team effort with
five forwards dividing the scor-
- ing'-Ed Switzer, Bill MacFarand,
Don McIntosh, Neil McDonald, and
U ObjcCives Jerry Karpinka.
Goalie Lorne Howes missed only
one while turning back 38 shots on
Student reaction to the reasons cage, and again showed why he is
of the veto were even stronger than rated as one of collegiate ho'ckey's
to the veto itself. all-time best defenders.
The Michigan Daily called Ruth- It was fitting that the actual
yen's action".., unexpected and game-winning goal came off the
unwarranted ruling . . . a back- stick of senior Captain Bill Mac-
ward step in University policy." Farland at 17:56 of the first
The proposal, The Daily said, period to put Michigan ahead 2-1
would in no way force any group to stay.
to accept any member it did not MacFarland and wing Jay Goold
want; instead it would require the made their final home appearances
removal of clauses forcing a group and received resounding ovations
to reject individuals they might from the enthusiastic overflow
want, crowd.
Another objection was raised to Tech Determined
President Ruthven's second point, The game opened with a deter-'
"that property rights would be en- mined Tech squad dominating the
dangered." puck. It was not until 4:35 that
Student leaders felt this was not Michigan was able to get a decent
only a minor consideration, but shot on goal; it was at 4:35 that
one that places property rights Michigan led 1-0.
above human rights. Ruthven's Second-line center McDonald
opponents declared this was "an skated in on Huskie goalie Andy
indefensible stand for a University Andy LaHaye from the right side.
aiming to be "worthy in all re- A he fought parallel with thedleft
spects of a good democracy," as post of the cage, the blond-headed
Ruthven said the University of sophomore pushed the puck across
Michigan was. the goal mouth.
Campaign Continued Switzer was waiting in perfect
When the next academic year position and hit the puck past
began the University had a new LaHaye into the far corner.
president, Harlan H. Hatcher, and Huskie Coach Al Renfrew had
student legislature continued its started reserve goalie LaHaye in
campaign. place of first-stringer Bob Mc-
On February 13, 1952, the stu- Manus, since both are rated nearly'
dent legislature adopted a watered- equal in ability and LaHaye had
down resolution which avoided the been showing well in practices.
deadline problem. The new resolu- A Tech goal at 11:02 tied the
tion called for the withdrawal of score at 1-, repeating the early
recognition only from organiza- tie of Friday night's contest.
tions that failed to make any for- See "COP",' Page 3
mal efforts to have restrictive
clauses changed.
President Hatcher vetoed thisS
resolution. He said "... fraterni- o
ties and sororities have responded
to this changing atmosphere. There Worn Situation
are indications that they will con-
tinue to do so. The overwhelming"
majority of us are in agreemen M iddle East
on the principles of our democratic
society." PARIS (P)-French Premier Guy
Mollet yesterday explored means
of re-establishing joint Westernj
policies to repair badly shattered
and the Middle East.
On the eve of his talks in
Britain with British Prime Min-t
ister Anthony Eden, Mollet con-
By BRUCE BENNETT ferred with a series of officials and

Michigan's locker room was the diplomats, including Isiaeli Am-
scene of wild excitement last night bassador Jacob Tsur to get their
following the tightest and most views on the troubled situation.
strenuous wind-up of the WIHL in The Premier presided at an In-
its short history. ner Cabinet session which sur-4
The Wolverines were once again veyed the government's North
"The Champions of the West!" African policies, ranging from cur-
The jubilant players, releasing rent talks with Tunisian nation-
pent up pressure after the long alists to Friday's outbreak on thei
grind, shouted and congratulated streets of Paris /by thousands of!
each other, as they struggled Algerian nationalists..,
through the milling crowd in the Showered in Parliament with
dressing roo one Card the showers. complaints that Egypt is actively
Over in o ner Vic Heyliger, fomenting Arab rebellion-in North
with the ever-present unlit cigar Africa, and that France's allies
clinched between his teeth, re- are withholding loyal support, Mol-
ceived congratulations from former let is certain to raise both points

ch, 5-,
x Crown
irt Nets 3-1 Lead,
Share in Scoring
n Tech before a gigantic Coliseum
gave Michigan its first undisputed
formation in 1951,
the Wolverines demonstrated that
he four-team NCAA championships
tween Michigan, Tech, Boston Col-
p in the nine years of the playoffs.
straight League wins for Vic Hey-
Blasts Ike's'Rl n l n
DETROIT UP)-Adlai Stevenson
said lasthnight President Dwight
D. Eisenhower is seeking re-elec-,
tion on conditions which sound
"like the rules for governing a
kingdom or's corporation."
"They are not," he added, "the
rules for governing a democracy."
Stevenson, in an address at a
Jefferson - Jackson Day dinner,
"The President has announced
that he is going to run for *e-
election under certain conditions
-conditions relating to the limi-
tations of time and energy which
he can give and to how this re-
sponsibility can be distributed
among his associates.
Not Rules for Democracy
"But such conditions, as the
President stated them last week,
sound more like the rules for gov-
erning a kingdom or a corporation.
They are not the rules for gov-
erning a democracy."
Stevenson, an announced candi-
date for the 1956 Democratic pres-
idential nomination, said he feels
"strongly that the people must
know and, understand his (Eisen-i
hower's) proposal for a fundamen-
tal revision in the role of the
He said it is a "new issue" of
the campaign-not a "question of
President Eisenhower's health but
of the nature and stature of the
presidency in our system."
Continues Commets:
He said "finding peace and se-
curity is a full-time job for a full-
time president."
Stevenson said the identity of
President Eisenhower's "principal
associate president" may not be
known for some time.
"'I hear, that for some reason,
he is going to dump his beloved
vice president," Stevenson added.
Accuses Nixon
He accused Vice-President Nixon
of making statements recently for
"political expediency" about the
racial integration question which,
he said, "will only increase tensions
in an already supercharged area."
Stevenson again called for "re-
sponsible and temperate leader-
ship" in the integration of Negroes
and whites.
Stevenson assailed the Repub-
lican administration's conduct of
foreign affairs and charged it is
"immobilized and ineffective."
Truman Administration Forthright
He said the Truman administra-
tion acted in a "forthright and
effective" manner in 1947 when it
launched the Marshall Plan, the

Truman doctrine and paved the
way for the North Atlantic Treaty
He charged Eisenhower's Cabi-
net is "composed of men who have
pledged themselves over and over
again to the special service of big
business." Stevenson said the Dem-
ocratic party holds the "purpose
of government is people."
U.S. Backing
Assured India

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