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FAIR AND WARMER

VOL. LXVI, No. 129

ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, SATURDAY, APRIL 14, 1956

FOUR PA

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Peace Trip
Brings Calm
To Mid-East
Hammarskjol
Halts Hostilities
CAIRO, Egypt M-There were
growing indications last night
that Dag Hammarskjold's peace
mission here has quieted the Isra-
eli-Egyptian frontier.
And a United Nations spokes-
man said the secretary general is
making some progress toward
keeping it calm.
Late last night there had been
no report of any border incident
since Thursday afternoon.
Egypt is understood to have as-
sured Hammarskold all Arab
commandos have withdrawn from
Israel.
Israel cliarged the raiders had
killed 14 and wounded 32 since
Saturday.
Written Assurance
Both sides handed Hammar-
skjold written assurance they
would refrain from hostile acts.
An air battle Thursday and an
exchange of fire across the fron-
tier of the Gaza strip followed the
pledges. Then hostilities ceased.
Israel charged there were two
new Arab incidents Friday, but
neither involved the frontier .with
Egypt. An Asraeli Army spokes-
man said a child in -the Jewish
section of Jerusalem was wound-
ed by a shot from the Arab-held
quarter. Israeli workers also were
reported fired on in the' central
Jordan River valley.
Frontier Relaxed
The Israeli-Egyptian frontier re-
gion appeared almost relaxed.
Hammarskjold held an unsched-
uled conference with Foreign Min-
ister Mahmoud Fawzi. He will see
Fawzi again Saturday before meet-
ing again with Premier Gamal
Aidel Nasser.
Hammarskjold sent off a mes-
sage to Premier David Ben-Gurion
of Israel. He asked assurances that
Israel had given orders to quit
shooting across the border. He
said Egypt had issued its :orders.
U. N. experts and Egyptian de-
partment officials held two long
meetings on the problem of pull-
ing troops of both sides back from
the frontier.
Nasser originated the idea last
summer and it was endorsed by
the U. N. security council. Troops
of each side would withdraw 500
meters slightly less than one-third
of a mile from the demarcation
line.
Unconfirmed reports Thursday
said Israel had agreed to such a
withdrawl in principle. It had op-
posed the idea previously.
AA Minus
Health Board
Ann Arbor's new city chatter has
left the city without a Planning
Commission and a Board of Health
until July 1.
The section in the charter which
sets up the operatoral schedule
states the Planning Commission
and the board of Health shall
cease to exist "as previously con-

stituted" on the day the charter
goes into effect, which was last
Monday. But the charter states.
that appointments to these de-
partments shall take effect July 1.
The water, police, fire, park, and
public works commissions were
also scheduled to end Monday as
administrative bodies. As such,
they can be replaced by advisory
bodies at the council's discretion.
The Planning Commission and
the Board of Health have charter
status, and thus cannot legally be
replaced. According to City At-
torney William M. Laird, no escape
provision can be found.
A charter amendment would
take too much time to offer much
relief.
Laird suggested that the mem-
bers of the bodies can probably be
appointed to meet on an informal
basis until July 1. Lawrence H.
Ouimet, chairman of the Charter
Study Commission which formu-!

SGC

Elects

Adams

As

Second

PreSiden

-Daily-Sam Ching
THE VERDICT-Judges for the Case Club competition yesterday were (left to right) Henry M. But-
zel, Thomas F. McAllister, Justice Tom C. Clark, J. Edward Lumbard, and Prof. S. Chesterfield
Oppenheim.

Case Club Winners
Announced By Clark
By GERALD DeMAAGD
,Norman E. Gaar, '56L and Richard B. Madden, '56L were declared
the winning team in the 31st Henry M. Campbell competition of the
University Law School's Case Club last night.
The courts decision was announced by Hon. Tom C. Clark,
Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, at the annual
Case Club banquet.
Marvel Products
The team of Madden and Gaar defeated their opponents Richard
H. Benson '56, and Charles B. Renfrew, '56, in the Marvel Products
case in the moot court presided over by Justice Clark yesterday after-
noon.
The winners were presented $100 each by Donald R. Flinterman
a representative of a Detroit law firm which sponsored the Campbell

conmettrion.

1.

Ike Silent
On Farm
Bill Action
AUGUSTA, Ga. (P) -- President'
Dwight D. Eisenhower, mum on re-
ports he has decided to veto the
farm bill, may make a nationwide
TV-radio address next week to ex-
plain whatever action he takes.
As the President awaited the
arrival of Secretary of Agriculture
Ezra T. Benson for a conference
today on the controversial election
year bill, White House Press Sec-
retary James C. Hagerty said Pres-
ident Eisenhower is thinking about
going to the American people on
the politically hot issue.j
Haagerty Cautiousj
Hagerty cautioned newsmen
against concluding that consider-
ation President Eisenhower is gt-
ing to the idea of a TV-radio talk
means necessarily that the Presi-
dent already has made up his
mind to veto the bill, which he has
called unworkable. :l
He said President Eisenhower
may go on the air "whatever ac-
tion he takes"-whetaher he signs
or vetoes the measure which Con-
gress approved despite vigorous
administration objections to cer-
tain major provisions.
Ike May Veto
Reports persisted that Eisen-
hower will announce a veto when
he returns to Washington next
week from a working Augusta va-
cation but Hagerty refused to dis-
cuss the reports.
Hagerty said a decision regard-
ing a Presidential TV-radio talk
"quite probably" will be made at
the President's conference today
with Secretary Benson.
The agriculture secretary, who
also has sharply criticized the farm
bill, will be joined at the session
by a team of administration aides
from Washington.
Key Democrats in Congress have
said President Eisenhower must
sign the bill or get no farm legisla-
tion this year.

Gaar took his undergraduate
work at the University. His able
teammate, Madden from New
Jersey came from Princeton.
Justice Cark in a statement to
the Daily said "~It is about the
finest competition I have been to."
A group of singing law students,
the Psurfs, dedicated a song of
"Dixie" to Justice Clark. In his
remarks he said, "I don't know if
they are singing Dixie to me down
in Dixie now or not."
McAllister Comments
The Hon. Thomas F. McAllister,
Judge of the 6th Circuit Court of
Appeals said, "all of us felt the
opening arguments were beauti-
fully presented, much better than
most of the arguments on the 6th
Circuit Court."
The third federal judge on the
bench, J. Edward Lumbard of the
2nd Circuit Court of Appeals
(New York) listed three points
that impressed him. The know-
ledge of the case, speaking with-
out notes, and the ability to
answer the questions asked.
Med Schools
To -Observe
Special Week
The achievements and problems
of Michigan's two medical schools
and of the 79 others in the na-
tion will be presented to the
people of Michigan during Medical
Education Week, April 22-28.
The President of the Michigan
State Medical Society, William S.
Jones, M.D., of Menominee, has
asked other- medical and health
groups in Michigan to present a
statewide program of information
during that week.
Governor G. Mennen Williams
said in a proclamation setting
April 22-28 as the first national
observance of the special week.
"Each of us is aware of the mag-
nificent strides medicine has made
in improving the health of our
people."

World News
Roundup
By The Associated Press
AUGUSTA, Ga.-United States
General Alfred M. Gruenther's re-
tirement by the year's end as su-
preme commander of allied forces
in Europe was announced yester-
day by President Dwight D. Eisen-
hower.
To succeed Gruenther - who
asked to be relieved-Eisenhower
chose American Gen. Lauris Nor-
stad, a brilliant strategist and the
first Air Force officer ever picked
for the top NATO military post.
Nomination of Norstad, now air
deputy to Gruenther, was ratified
promptly in Paris by the North At-
lantic Treaty Organization Coun-
cil.
LANSING - Gov. G. Mennen
Williams signed yesterday but
criticized an $1,827,336 supple-
mental appropriations bill for var-
ious state agencies, and institu-
tions, including $50,000 for the
Farmington Children's Hospital.
The Governor, who had asked
$90;000 in the bill for Farmington,
said that because of the reduction
only about 50 or 69, rather than
150, more mentally retarded child-
ren can be placed in the institu-
tion by June 30.
* * *
WASHINGTON-Sen. Hennings
(D-Mo) advised the Senate not to
become embroiled in another de-
bate on the Bricker amendment, a
contraversial proposal to limit the
treaty-making power.
Saying that many important
measures are pending in Congress
he added that "neither the Senate
nor indeed the people of this
country, can afford weeks wasted
in an exercise of futility while
the various Bricker amendments
and Dirksen substitutes are sol-
emnly debated in the Senate, year
after year."
Shelton Fined
For Contempt'
WASHINGTON (A') -- A Cornell
University zoology professor who
refused to identify his former
Communist colleagues, was fined
$100 and given a three-month sus-
pended jail sentence yesterday on
a contempt of Congress charge.
United States District Judge
Burnita Shelton Matthews told
Prof. Marcus Singer, she took into
consideration the fact he gave the
House Committee on Un-American
Activities a "great deal of infor-
mation" voluntarily. She said the
committee regarded this informa-
tion as of "substantial benefit."

Interest High
Oan Proposed
Rent Boost
IHC To Discuss
Inerease Monday
By VERNON NAHRGANG
A proposal to increase room and
board rates in tAe Residence Halls
$20 a year was yesterday's discus-
sion topic among quadrangle stu-
dents, many of whom were curious
as to what action the Inter-House
Council would take.
At the same tme, former IHC
President Tom Bleha, '56, an-
nounced the council would hold its
special meeting, to discuss the pro-
posal, at 7:30 p.m. Monday in East
Quadrangle.
Bleha also reported members of
the administration would be pres-
ent to answer the delegates' ques-
tions.
Residents Concerned
Meanwhile, concerned residents
of the University's housing units
recalled action taken by the IHC
on a proposed $50 rate increase
last year.
At that time, the IHC, "reluct-
antly accepted" the proposed in-
crease, but provided that five con-
ditions must be met.
Bleha, who hinted at Thursday's
meeting that this would be the
best'action for the council to take
this year, said yesterday he
thought three of the five condi-
tions had been met.
IHC Given Part
He said IHC had been given a
part in planning for new Residence
Hall units, that the salary of staff
assistants had been increased and
IHC had been given some choice in
staff selection, and that the possi-
bility of alumni and Development
Council aid in finance had been
examined.
However, Bleha said the remain-
ing two conditions had not been
met. The contract termination pol-
icy had not been re-evaluated, and
a differential rate scale between
upperclassmen and freshmen had
not been seriously reconsidered.
'U' Rates High
At the last council meeting, the
former IHC president pointed out
"at the present time, Northwestern
is leading the field in Residence
Halls rates, with Wisconsin and
Michigan tied for second."
However, he pointed out, there
are many factors involved that
differ in the case of each school.
Tuesday, after IHC's special
meeting, the proposed $20 increase
is scheduled to be presented to the
Residence Halls Board of Gover-
nors and then to the Regents on
Friday.
Meets Payroll Costs
A report from the University's
Finance Office pointed out the
proposed increase would up room
and board rates as much as 102
per cent over 1939 figures for com-
parable rooms.
=Rationale given for the increase
is it must meet increased payroll
costs for full-time employes and
cover board for the additional
three days under the revised school
calendar.

-Daily-Donna Hanson '
SGC PRESIDENT Bill Adams, center, discusses plans for coming
year with Vice-President Janet Neary and Treasurer Joe Collins.
$4,000 PLUS:
Tag Dayv Bucket .Drive
Reaches Record Mark
By BILL HANEY
The Tag Day officials were "very impressed and thankful" for
the record $4,000-plus contributions poured into buckets for the
Fresh Air Camp the past two days.
Officials of Junior Intra-Fraternity Council and Junior Pan-
Hellenic, sponsors of the drive, said the donations from the pockets of
University faculty members and students as well as Ann Arbor resi-
dents would enable 250 under-

privileged boys to go to the Uni-
versity Fresh Air Camp.
Forty Buckets
Last year the drive netted only
$2,800 dollars' for the two days,
while that total was almost match-
ed the first day this year as 1,000
faculty members, students and
townspeople manned 40 buckets
located throughout campus and
downtown areas.
The funds from the drive will
make up one-third of the camp's
budget next summer. The remain-
der of the costs-academic, admin-
istrative, and maintenance will be
met by the University Summer
Session.
The faculty was not solicited in
a separate campaign this year as
in the past.
Immediate Use
Some of the funds will go into
use this spring as fraternity and
sorority pledges will work on
necessary repairs and improve-
ments at the Camp to prepare it
for the coming seven-week Sum-
mer Session.
Bert Getz, '59E, Mary Tower,
'59, and Sally Steketee, '59 were
the general chairmen from Junior
IFC and Junior Pan-Hel who help-
ed push the drive to the all-time
high.
Other committee chairmen were
Joan Taylor, '59 and John Gerber,
'59; Publicity committee. Emory
Griffin, '59, and Charlotte Bopp,
'59; Post and Bucket committee.
Co-chairmen of finances were
Jim Richman, '59 and Kay Byers,
'59.

Ci ty Z oning
Raises New
Proble s
The redistricting of Ann Arbor
into five wards will cause prob-
lems for county political cohmit-
tees, it appeared Thursday night
at the Democratic County Com-
mittee meeting held in Ann Ar-
bor.
The Committee decided to seat
delegates to the county conven-
tion April 26 according to the old
ward framework. The convention
will elect 19 delegates and 19 al-
ternates to the June 2 state con-
vention,.
Delegates were elected before
the new charter was effected, in
August, 1954.
The apportionment of delegates
to be elected in the approaching
August primaries to serve until
1958 was proved an even knottier
problem.
Action was taken to allow a
block of delegates to the city of
Ann Arbor with their allotment
throughout the city precincts to
be determined by the Ann Arbor
City Democratic Committee. The
Committee would use a formula
based on the 1954 vote for Secre-
tary of State in Ann Arbor.
According to Mrs. Howard
Blackenburg of Ypsilanti, Demo-
cratic County Chairman, delegates
to the county convention election
in August will have the function
of selecting delegates to the state
conventions of the fall of this year
and the spring of 957.
Local Woman
Makes Finals
In Contest
A versatile Ann Arbor housewife
was a finalist in the "Mrs. Michi-
gan" contest this week.
Joan C. Conover, of 631 Second
St., was picked as a finalist in the
contest, judged Tuesday &fter-
noon in Detroit.
Entrants were jujged on their
poise, charm, homemaking ability,

Pick Neary
veep; Colins,
Treasurer
Outgoing Berliner
Commends Council
By DICK SNYDER
Bill Adams, '57BAd, was elected
by acclamation yesterday as the
second President of Student Gov-
ernment Council.
He will be assisted in his duties
during the copiing term by Janet
Neary, '58, and Joe Collins, '58,
newly-elected Vice-President and
Treasurer, respectively.
The elections were presided over
in the League by Hank Berliner,
'5d, who headed the Council during
its initial year of operation.
Berliner commended SGC mem-
bers for "your devoted service to
me and student government in
general."
He was presented an engraved
gavel by Adams following the ba-
loting,
Elected by Acclamation
Adams, a 21-year-old pr-law
major from Grosse Poite, was
elected by acclamation on tnotion
by Daily Managing Editor Dave
Baad, '56, when it was announced
that he was unopposed for the
presidency.
Adams is a member of Sigma
Alpha Epsilon and Sphinx, Junior
men's honorary. He served as
Council Treasurer prior to the
election.
Miss Neary was opposed by Rod
Comstock, '56E, and Tom Saw-
year, '58. She received the neces-
sary majority of votes on the first
ballot to take over the chair vaca-
ted by Joel Tauber, '57 BAd.
A 19-year-old Pi Beta Phi, the
political science major hails from
Des Moines, Iowa. During the last
Council term, she served as chair-
man of the National and Inter-
national Affairs Committee.
Member of Wyvren
Miss Neary is a member of Wyv
ren, junior women's honorary, and
was Vice-President of Alpha
Lambda Delta, freshman wom-
en's scholastic honorary.
Collins was opposed in the race
for the Treasurer by Comstock,
who exercised the step-down privi-
lege following his defeat in ballot-
ting for Vice-President.
A resident of South Quad's Scott
House, the 21'-year-old Collins is
a social studies major from Jack-
son.
The three-member Executive
Committee will interview newly-
elected Council members Monday
for appointment to committee
chairmanships.
Operetta Run
]Ends Today.
This afternoon and this evening
mark the last performances of the
Gilbert and Sullivan Society's "The
Mikado," at the Lydia Mendels-
sohn Theatre.
One of Gilbert and Sullivan's
most popular operettas, "The Mik-
ado'"has Japane e background and
characters, quite out of line with
the duo's usual British plot. The
idea, however, is still aimed at
British society and government.
The story itself centers around
a love triangle between Yum-Yum,
a beautiful young maiden, Nanki-
Poo, a traveling minstrel and Ko-
Ko, the Local High Executioner
and Yum-Yum's guardian.
Yum-Yum is betrothed to Ko-

Ko, but is not in love with him.
Nanki-Poo comes on the scene and
declares his love for the young girl.
The plot becomes hilariously en-
tangled when the Mikado, the em-
peror, tells Ko-Ko that if someone
isn't executed immediately, the
post of Lord High Executioner
will be abolished and the city of
Titipu reduced to the rank of a
village.
As in the end of all Gilbert and
Sullivan operettas, the various mix-
uns are all settled and "everyone

BEAUTY AND PRACTICALITY:
New Ann Arbor High School 'Hard To Leave'

By ALLAN ST
Next fall's fresh
Arbor High School
ly be a somewhat e
It would be ve
anyone to leave t
million dollar sch
have just occup
twinge of regret.
Even the casua
hard to go.
Practicality is

TILLWAGON wrap themselves around convenient
amen from Ann marble pillars.
The expressions of the school's
will undoubted- occupants can only be described as
enchanted group, bewildered as they are steered
ery difficult for through almost a mile of corridor's
heir4 new multi- by guides posted to prevent perm-
ool which they anent loss. They can't help look-
ied without a ing proud though, and volunteer at
the slightest hint to show off their
I visitor finds it new alma mater.
Probably- the most impressive,
t he and certainly the largest of the
the 'Theme mahr ,mscunte a,. t+e main midi-

give the whole area a plush air.
The three gymnasiums total an
area 116 by 160 feet and are sup-
plemented by an Olympic regula-
tion size swimming pool (with un-
derwater lighting and loudspeak-
ers), a combination rifle and arch-
ery range, and a girl's recreation
rooln with a mirrored wall design-
ed to teach dancing.
The cafeteria and recreation
rooms are capable of serving 1200
at a banquet, but a soda bar stands
ready to provide light snacks.

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