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Convair Gets
Air Force
ICBM Plans
Sorrento, Calif.
Hosts New Plants
plans to prepare for production of
an Intercontinental Ballistic Mis-
sile were disclosed yesterday by
the company that will build the
new weapon.
An Air Force announcement
said only that it would build a
40-million-dollar plant in Califor-
nia to produce a missile system.
'Manufacture and Testing'
But Joseph T. McNarny, presi-
dent of the Convair Division of
General Dynamics Corp., said the
plant will be used for "research,
development, manufacture a n d
testing of the Atlas Intercontinen-
tal Ballistic Missile."
This was the first flat disclo-
sure that the Air Force is getting
ready to build the Atlas, which
reportedly is designed to travel
5,000 xniles at speeds up to 10,000
miles an hour.
The new plant will be con-
structed jointly by the Air Force
and Convair at Sorrento, Calif.,
north of San Diego.
Well Located
The Air Force said the site was
chosen "because of its proximity
to the Air Force test site at Syca-
more Canyon," and because it was
remote enough from other San
Diego defense activities to meet
tactical and strategic require-
Construction of the plant will
start this month. The /first units
will be ready next spring and the
plant will be fully completed by
the fall of 1957.
280-Acre Site
McNarny, a retired general, said
6,600 persons will be employed at
the plant by 1958.
The plant will occupy a 280-acre
site and will have a million square
feet of floor space.
The new plant will be Convair's
second devoted exclusively to
missiles. Convair's Pomona, Calif.,
division produces the Terrier sur-
face-to-air Missile for the Navy
and Marine Corps.
Petitions Due
For Various
Group Posts
From the Student Offices of the
Union have come announcements
of petitioning for Student Book
Exchange, orientation group lead-
ers, homecoming and spring week-
Petitions for all of the follow-
ing noticies are available in the
Student Offices of the Union from
3 to 5 p.m. daily.
Five committee chairman posts
on the "growing, fast rising" Stu-
dent Book Exchange are now open,
Norten Stueben, '58, announced
Those interested in working on
the Student Book Exchange must
petition today. Petitioning closes

Diplomats See
Red Arms Cut
Belief Based on Secret Meeting
Of Eden, Stassen, Soviet Bosses
LONDON (A')-The Soviet Union may announce a big cut in its
armed forces soon in spite of the apparent deadlock in disarmament
talks with the West, diplomats predicted yesterday.
This expectation apparently was based on secret talks which
British Prime Minister Anthony Eden and Harold E. Stassen, President
Dwight D. Eisenhower's personal representative on disarmament, h'ad
separately with Soviet Premier Nikolai Bulganin and Communist party
Secretary Nikita Khrushchev during the Russians' 10-day visit to
Since the Russians' visit, Stassen also has had private meetings
with Andrei A. Gromyko, Soviet deputy foreign minister and represen-
tative on the five-nation disarmament subcommittee which is winding

SGC Listens
To Freedom
Week Plans
Student Government Council
yesterday heard plans for Aca-
demic Freedom Week, to be held
from May 21 to 24 here at the
Highlighting the program will
be a 2,000 word essay contest on
"Academic Freedom: A Potential
Force at Michigan." Cash prizes
of $50, $20 and $10 will be awarded.
Harlan H. Hatcher, president of
the University, will speak at a
luncheon opening the program
May 21. A debate will be held May
22, and Russell Kirk, author of
"Academic Freedom," will speak
May 23. Academic Freedom Week
closes May 24 with a symposium.
Joe Collins, '58, announced that
the Campus Chest Committee has
set up two subcommittees, one to
discuss the relationship of the Uni-
versity Fund Drive to that of the
City, and another to go over the
contributions that Michigras can
make to the Campus Chest.
Plans for the Student-Faculty-
Administration Conference, to be
held May 12, were also revealed.
Student keynote speakers will be
Bill Adams, '57, president of SGC,
speaking on student government,
Roger Andersen, '56E, chairman of
Joint Judiciary Council, exploring
the area of student conduct and
Hank Berliner, '56, past president
of SGC, discussing University ex-
In the morning students will'
meet with the faculty and admin-
istration to discuss general ques-
tions in these areas. In the after-
noon groups will explore specific
points brought out in the morning.
Alleged Bribe
Made Public
NEW YORK (M) - The govern-
ment yesterday made public a
Madison Square Garden office
memorandum of 1949 in which Joe
Louis was alleged to have feared
loss of his heavyweight title and
demanded $100,000 "under-the-
table" to make a defense.
Louis never defended his title
after his second fight with Jersey
Joe Walcott, June 25, 1948, retir-
ing March 1, 1949 when the Inter-
national Boxing Club was formed.
It was in connection with the for-
mation of the IBC which is on
trial on charges of anti-trust viola-
tions, that the government pro-
duced the private document in
questioning Truman Gibson, Louis'
attorney and now IBC secretary.

Oup its unsuccessful negotiations
Drafts Report
Delegates to the subcommittee
of the UN Disarmament commis-
sion -- representing the United
States, Britain, France, Russia and
Canada - began drafting their re-
port to the UN yesterday.
There were frank admissions
that the days of the parley were
numbered but none would admit
the seven-week meeting had been
a complete failure.
In talks with Eden and Stassen
the Soviet leaders have given the
impression that they seriously
want to cut down the burden of
their great land forces which the
West calculates exceed four million
men, informants said.
Needs Manpower
They added the Soviet program
of industrial and agricultural de-
velopment 4urgently needs man-
power now in uniform. Addition-
ally they have the feeling that the
Russians have come to realize that
new warfare techniques in the nu-
clear age have rendered the need
for great land armies obsolete.
Also the Russians know the great
propaganda value in an arms cut,
these sources said. If the Russians
do reduce armaments they will be
copying what the Western Powers
did immediately after World War
The UN Disarmament subcom-
mittee instructed its secretariat to
compile a complete record of the
discussion Wednesday at its 48th
session in three years. Among the
documents are American, Russian
and Anglo-French disarmament
[U*S* lonos
Late 'V eep'
WASHINGTON ( P)-The nation's
capital said farewell to "the Veep"
in a moving funeral ceremony yes-
terday that left political partisan-
ship wilted and forgotten.
President Dwight D. Eisenhower,
Vice-President Richard M. Nixon
and other top figures from both
parties joined in the solemn tribute
to Alben W. Barkley-the late sen-'
ator, former vice-president and by
common agreement one of the
most genial men ever to walk the
American political stage.
A few hours after the ceremony
in Foundry Methodist church, the
body of the 79-year-old Democratic
senator was taken by special train
for burial at Paducah, Ky., where
another service will be held today.
President Eisenhower postponed
a news conference until tomorrow
in order to attend yesterday's cere-
Scores of ordinary citizens stood
--many with umbrellas-outside
the church in a silent tribute to
the senator whose public career
spanned much of the 20th century.

Trip Ending;
UN Leader
Visits Syria
JERUSALEM (P)-UN Secretary
General Dag Hammarskjold, near-
ing the end of his Palestine peace
mission, made a quick round trip
to Damascus yesterday trying to
untangle an Arab-Israeli jam over
water rights.
He would not say whether he
Syria, with Jordan and Lebanon
following suit, had declined to sign
a cease-fie on its armistice de-
marcation line with Israel unless
Israel promised not to resme an
interrupted 1953 project to take
Jordan River water for power and
Hammarskjold would not tell re-
porters whether he got Israel to
make such a promise or got.Syria
to drop its demand. He remarked
in French, "I am the silent boy."
The United Nations' top official
was questioned before he left
Damascus to fly back to Jerusalem.
He spent almost two and one-half
hours in an afternoon conference
with Syrian Premier-Foreign Min-
ister Said Ghazzi and Defense
Minister Rashad Barmada.
He had a morning conference
here with Israel Premier David
Ben-Gurion and Foreign Minister
Moshe Sharett.
Hammarskjold wants cease-fire
agreements between Israel and
Jordan, Lebanon, and Syria to
match that put into effect April
18 between Egypt and Israel. The
latter has been hailed as the major
accomplishment in his peace mis-
sion for the Security Council, on
which he left New York April 6.
Police Begin
Fining B ike
Rule Violators
In accordance with a city ordi-
nance requiring all bicycles to have
a light and a license, Ann Arbor
police yesterday began handing out
tickets to bicycle owners who have
not complied with the regulation.
Though no official statistics were
available, an estimated 35 to 40
offenders were ticketed during the
day. Each ticket carries a fine of
one dollar.
Beginning May 11, unlicensed
bicycles will be impounded, and the
owners required to claim them at
the police station by proving own-
ershipnand complying with the
The primary reason for the li-
censing, police say, is to aid in
identification of lost or stolen
bikes. It was pointed out that in
the past students have reported
bikes lost or stolen, but were often
unable to provide the make and
serial number. If they were un-
licensed, there was no record of
the information, and police had
very little to go on in finding the
missing vehicles.
Students, an officer commented,
are often negligent about obeying
the laws, and the penalties-tickets
and impounding the bicycles-are
necessary to force compliance from
those who ignore the regulations.
An official of the Ann Arbor
Police Department will be in the
lobby of the Administration Build-
ing between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. to-
day and Friday to issue licenses
to those students who do not yet
have them.
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SENIOR CLASS HEADS-John Wylie, Sheldon Levin, and Duke Gregory (left to right) chosen
presidents of business administration school, engineering school and the literary college.
Senior Class Election Results Tallied

Frank R. Gregory, Jr., was cho-
sen president of the literary col-
lege senior class in elections held
yesterday and Tuesday.
Gregory was opposed by Ron L.
Boorstein and John C. Wrona in
the race for the presidency.
Sheldon Levin and John Wylie
were chosen to head the engineer-
ing school and the business
administration school. , Running
against Levin for engineering col-
lege president were Glen A. Carl-
son Jr., Brian M. Moriarty and
Donald J. Patterson. Lee R. Marks
and Walter Naumer opposed Wylie
for business administration school
Ronald Rogers was elected head

of the architecture school with
Barbara McNaught as vice-presi-
dent. Senior class president of the
education school is Patricia Drake
and Peggy Zuelch was chosen vice-
Nursing School Head
Heading the nursing school in
the coming year will be Sally P:
Lyon and aiding her will be Vir-
ginia Large as vice-president.
Pharmacy students chose Leonard
Allen, Jr. to head the senior class
and Stephen Shlanta, Jr. to as-
sist him as -vice-president. Head-
ing the senior class of the School
of Dental Hygiene will be Mary
The literary college slate of of-
ficers continues with William
Johnson holding the office of vice-
president. Diana Cook will serve
as secretary for the coming year
and Jerry Goebel will hold the
position of treasurer.
Completing the list of engineer-
ing college senior officers are
Thomas Krause, vice-president and
Edward White, secretary-treasurer.
In the business administration
school, David Critchet will serve
as vice-president, Joan Potter, sec-
retary and treasurer, Terry Rob-
Rosaline Gackstetter was elect-
ed secretary of the architecture

Union Plans
Theater Trip
"The Pajama Game," a
musical starring Fran Warren


Buster West, will be visited by a
Union trip Tuesday.
Tickets, which cost $3.50 and
include bus transportation, are
now on sale in the Student Of-
fices of the Union, 3 to 5 p.m.
daily, Frank Tranzow, '59 an-
nounced later.

Men interested in serving as
orientation group leaders next
fall may sign up this week in the
Student Offices of the Union.
According to Don Young, '58,
approximately 300 men are needed
to act as leaders next semester.
Interviewing for the positions will
begin Saturday,
Homecoming co-chairman Joe
Sherman, '58, announced yester-
day that petitioning is now open
for Homecoming Central Commit-
tee Chairmanships.
Positions available are: display,
publicity, decorations, and tickets,
all co-chairmanships, and finance,
secretary, building and grounds,
and programs and patrons, all
single chairmanships.
Petitions for Homecoming are
due Monday: interviewing will
take place Monday through Wed-
nesday. Petitions are also avail-
able in the Undergraduate Offices
of the League.
Petitioning is also open, accord-
ing to Union Executive Vice-Presi-
dent Fred Trost, '57, for Union co-
chairman of Spring Weekend, 1957.
Petitions, which may also be ob-
tained from Union Student Of-
fices, are due May 11. Interview-
in will he on Mav 16.

Ormandy, Borkb Featured
As Concert Festival Begins
Inge Borkh, Eugene Ormandy and the Philadelphia Orchestra
will open the first concert in the 63rd annual May Festival at 8:30
p.m. today.
Performing in Hill Auditorium, Ormandy will conduct the orch-
estra in their opening work, "Concerto for Orchestra in A major"
by Handel. Following this the world famous orchestra will perform
Sibelius's Symphony No. 7 in C
major under Ormandy's baton.
Miss Bor)h, featured soloist,
will sing arias from Handell,

school and Stanley Bohinc, treas-
Education school secretary is
Amie Barger-Larsen with Mari-
lyn Smith chosen Treasurer. Senior
nursing students chose Sue Heth-
erington, secretary and Jane Kline,
Carol Cook will serve as secre-
tary of the pharmacy school with
Bob Dunsky as treasurer. Mari-
Jane Potter was chosen secretary
of the dental hygiene senior class
and Shirley Ruthit will serve as
See JUNIOR, Page 6
By The Associated Press
WASHINGTON - Despite a
White House appeal, the U.S.
Chamber of Commerce refused to
give its endorsement at this time
to American adherence to the Or-
ganization for Trade Cooperation.
The Chambers annual conven-.
tion decided instead to hold a
national referendum among its
members on the issue.
* * *
Church yesterday condemned ra-
cial segregation "by any method
or practice"-and laid down new
laws to put the principle into ac-
In a fervent display of unani-
mity, the big denomination's pol-
icy-making general conference
swept through measures opening
the door to full integration in the
* '* *
WASHINGTON-The House be-
gan debate on a new Democratic
farm bill yesterday, while behind
the scenes party leaders worked
closer to a compromise deemed
acceptable to President Dwight D.
Representative C. A. Halleck (R-
Ind.), Republican House whip, re-
ported "good progress" was being
made in revising the soil bank
section of the bill. The soil bank
is the main bone of contention.
Quad to Host
Members of the Philadelphia
Orchestra will be the guests of
West Quadrangle at dinner today.
The dinner is planned as a show
of appreciation to the Orchestra
from the Residence Halls and the
University for their participation
in the May Festival each year, ac-
cording to Merv Gerson, '57, West
Quad Council member.
"We expect to have anroxi-

Draft Given
By France
Dulles, Pinean
Confer in Paris
PARIS (P) - France yesterday
urged the United States to join in
organizing a new international
agency to distribute economic aid
to the world's needy.
French officials said Foreign
Minister Christian Pineau laid the
plan before U.S. Secretary of State
John Foster Dulles in a two-hour
conference at the foreign office.
The two rlinisters met shortly
after Dulles flew into Paris for
what Western diplomats say may
be a momentous session of the
Ministerial Council of the North
Atlantic Treaty Organization.
Reshape NATO
Before leaving Washington, Dui-
les said one of the main ams of
the session is to plan the reshaping
of NATO "into something more
than a military alliance."
The secretary apparently favors
widening NATO into the political
and economic fields to meet the
challenge of Russia's worldwide
trade-and-aid offensive.
A White House statement said
Dulles had conferred with Presi-
dent Dwight D. Eisenhower on "the
political development of the Atlan-
tic community."
The use of the term "Atlantic
community" was considered sig-
nificant. This would include such
non-NATO members as Spain,
Sweden and Switzerland.
Outside Agency
Informants said the French plan
calls for a new aid agency set up
outside NATO and "within -the
framework of the United Nations
or some similar world organiza-
Presmably Russia would be free
to join.
The agency would not only
work at bolstering underdeveloped
countries of Asia, Africa and the
Middle East, but also-such depress-
ed European areas as 'southern
Pineau told Dulles the agency
must be kept outside of NATO to
avoid having it looked on as an-
other instrument of the cold war.
The minister argued this would be
the best way of rallying the un-
committed nations of the world to
the support of Western ideas.
The informants declined to give
Dulles' reaction to the plan. An
American spokesman also refused
Tribe Goes
Oan Warpath
When from out the paleface
From behind the staring moonface
Came the slow and solemn
five booms
Telling that the evening spirit

Wanders over the woods and
Lights the campfires of the
Then the Michigamua warriors
In their feathers and their
Soon will gather 'round the
oak tree
'Round the oak tree called
the Tappan
There to greet the trembling
Who in numDer wait the bidding
Of the loud rejoicing redskins;
But, before they take the long trats
To the home of Michigamua
Many Trials and many tortures
First must prove their strength
and courage
Ere the redman bids them welcome
Ere he calls each paleface "Indian"
Ere the peace pipe smoke goes
Noted Physician
To Speak today


No-Parking Signs Stir. Protests

Nowhere in the world could a
few no-parking signs arouse cries
of indignation and of protest of
Municipal despotism.
Nowhere, that is, but in Ann
It began very simply, just about
a month and a half ago. The Ann
Arbor, City Commission, at its
March 16th meeting, received a
report from the Traffic and Safety
Commission recommending that
"switch-parking" regulations be
put in effect on Oakland, from
Monroe to Forest, and on Church,
from Mill to Prosneet.

They were wrong. The earth was Police Department says that no
soon to rumble. tickets were issued until five days
Installs Signs after the fatal day. More compli-
On April 18, a month after the cations arise with the announce-
vote, Ann Arbor's traditionally yel- ment that a fraternity pledge class
low maintenance truck finally ar- stole the signs and that they were
rived on the scene and installed re-installed a few days later.
the signs. More students claim that squad
On one side of the street, the cars patrol the area at five minutes
shiny green and white lettering to and five minutes after eight,!
ordered, "NO PARKING-8 a.m. to swooping down upon poorly-timed
8 p.m." On the other they insisted, offenders. The Police Department,j
"NO PARKING-8 p.m. to 8 a.m." confronted with this accusation,
This was "switch-parking." laughs politely.
From then on, things get con- Tempers are flaring, at least on
fused. The odd combiation of one side. One resident, waving his
hour~sis due to a city ordinance manilla cardboard, shouted, "The

Beethoven and Strauss. The Ger-
man-born dramatic soprano will
perform Cleopatra's aria from
Handell's "Julius Caesar," Beeth-
oven's "Abscheulicher wo eilst du
hin?" from "Fidelio," and the
monologue from Richard Strauss's
Concluding the concert, Or-
mandy will conduct the orchestra
in Variations on a Theme of Pag-
anini by Blacher. The eminent
conductor will make his twentieth
appearance in the Festival con-
certs tomorrow night.
The Festival is sponsored an-
nually by the University Musical
Society under the direction of
Charles A. Sink, the Society's
president. Under Sink's direction,
world famous performers such as
Byron Janis, Jane Hobson, Ru-



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