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Sixty-Fifth Year

Back To The New Frontier

Editorials printed in The Michigan Daily are written by members of The Daily staff
and represent the views of the writers only. This must be noted in all reprints.
True Liberalism Neither
Left-Wing nor Communistic

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By Stepping Up Golf

Daily City Editor

democratic principles for th
as they benefit the left-wing

BEING a liberal on this campus is a rather be used to cisguise the ieft-NN
risky business, because the word "liberal" tions. Furthermore, the l
has become, in recent years, synonomous with take up the banner of free:
"left-wing." Thus, to be a. liberal is to be eryone on just where every
classified with left-wingers, Communists and interested in the principleso
their sympathizers. they have been part of thi
But the liberalism to which. this writer holds and because it is imperativ
hliberalismh, tact for the nation's welfar
is that which is called "classical liberalism,,
and in vogue in the 19th century. It is this ing the left-wing's line, w
kind of liberalism upon which this country was true,
founded. To adhere to this kind of liberalism
is really to be -conservative, for it is to adhereD
to principles of the past that have proven THE aiLisiviallyemi
themelve reaonabe. maintaining of academ
themselves reasonable. ., University, for the Univers:
Another interpretation of "liberalism" is one and the advancement ofi
denoting a looking for change, a progressive- aims - the gaining and
ness. This kind easily become radicalism. But knowledge, the search for th
the liberal principles of freedom of speech and reasonable, and the freedom.
the insistence that a man is innocent until to search for himself.
proven guilty are not new principles which lib- We are not intere'sted inY
eral-conservatives would thrust upon us, but left-wingers take up the ba
part of this nation's very essence. To fight for freedom' Academic freedom
them is to fight for a retention of what has has been established in our
been gained in the past, Those who would able to the furthering an
change these principles are the real radicals, democracy and its chief pri
whether of the left or of the right. dividual is of prime import
In the current controversy over the rights state exists only to create
and responsibilities of a university faculty, Pro- which will allow the individu
fessor Goddard, Paton, Coller, Boyce and self fully within the limits
O'Roke argue that it is "intolerable that any This is not what left-winge
man, under the delusions of academic freedom This principle is even mc
or otherwise, should put his personal rights university than in the soci
above the welfare of the University." They define a university-faculty
would also rectify the assumption that a man employer-employe relations
is innocent until proven guilty. These would be similar is to deny this . p
radical departures from American principles of there are, on this campus, v
democracy, and, as such, cannot be considered the role of the faculty mem
as advocacy of a conservative but of a radical, discussing and debating the
position. ulty Senate, where many
The conservatives, as one member of the have complained this has
Senate Committee on the Responsibilities of in the past.
the Faculty to Society has said, are those who Perhaps a help to making
defend established principles of freedom and deliberative and fruitful g
find themselves grouped with left-wingers for open its meetings to the pr
their trouble. there eventually finds its w
For instance, in expanding his views, Prof. way, because there is a lar
Paton speaks of "the intemperance and intol., ulty .members who realize
erance that is so frequently encountered by the proceedings is not only.:
anyone who can't see eye to eye - 100 per sary. If the meetings were
cent-with' the campus 'liberals ." Prof. Paton basic questions such as thoc
is making the mistake of confusing liberal- current controversy would
conservatives with left-wingers. easily, and it is important
The left-winger is not "really interested in put off much longer.
What Price. Privacy?9

femselves, but only
ers and as they can
wingers' true inten-
eft-wingers always
dom to confuse ev-
yone stands. Those
of freedom because
is nation's history
e to keep them in-
re ,(on campus, the
en accused of tak-
hen the reverse is
oncerned With the
ic freedom at the
sity's own. welfare
its principles and
dissemination of
hat which is true or
of every individual
having the campus
anner for academic
is something that
society as invalu-
d maintenance of
nciple that the in-
tance and that the
e those conditions
ual to develop him-
of his capabilities.
rs really want.
ore important in a
ety as a whole. To
relationship as an
hip or something
rinciple. Obviously
va nying opinions on
nber. The place for
& issue is the Fac-
faculty members
not 'been possible
the Sehate a more
roui would be to
ess. What happens
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THIS APARTMENT business in Ann Arbor
is getting entirely out of hand. There is
a pitiful scarcity of apartments locally and the
rentsare outrageous, approaching those in
the District of Columbia.
This situation has prompted both the Un-
versity and Ann Arbor landladies to throw
roadblocks in the paths of all unmarried male
students endeavoring to find a reasonable alter-
native to the regimentation of the dormitories
and the follies of fraternity system.
The Administration has decided to enforce
the provisions of Regents By-Law 1948, Section
8.07 Henceforth, no unmarried male student,
undergraduate or graduate, may live in an
apartment house, and the By-Law requires
permission from the Dean of Students for those
willing to risk their pocketbooks for privacy.
University officials have given two reasons
for reviving the 'By-Law: (1) there are not
enough apartment facilities in Ann Arbor to
accommodate married couples, and (2) there
have been numerous complaints regarding the
conduct of single male students living in apart-
ment houses.
The University has left a loop-hole for those
single men who can show an economic justifi-
cation for living in an apartment.
Meanwhile, the landladies are making it ex-
tremely difficult for men students to find a
tolerable apartment. A check on the bulletin
board in the Office of Student Affairs and in
the classified ads sections of the local papers
indicates that the landladies are overwhelm-
ingly in favor of marriage. After a call, the
The Daily Staff
Editorial Staff
Dave Baad .......................... Managing Editor
Jim Dygert................................ City Editor
Murry F r ..................... Editorial Director
Debra Durchslag ...... .........Magazine Editor
David Kaplan .......................... Feature Editor
Jane Howard ......................... Associate Editor
Louise Tyor .......................... Associate Editor
Phil Douglis ............................ Sports Editor
Alan Eisenberg ................ Associate Sports Editor
Jack Horwitz:................. Associate Sports Editor
Mary Hellthaler ...................... Women's Editor
Elaine Edmonds...........Associate Women's Editor
John Hirtzel ..................... Chief Photographer
Business Staff
Dick Alstrnm-......................BusinessManae

reason inevitably given is: "We've had some
sad experiences with male students."
If this rebuff doesn't cool off' the prospective
tenant, then he has to face the imposition of a
plethora of restrictions and reservations - no
dogs, no cats,' no' concubines, no tuning your
radio above a whisper, ad nauseam.
The landlady then names her: price and the
rent is usually incredible enough to drive .the
tenant back into the protective arms of the
While we do not object to the By-Law, under
the circumstances, because it recognizes the
need for apartment facilities for married
couples, we do object to the conditions that
created the By-Law. Over the past three years,
Ann Arbor's apartment and housing problems
have become intolerable enough to merit the
serious examination of both the City Council
and the Administration. It is time that the
University and the City, respectively, explore
the possibilities of constructing new housing
units and also of establishing reasonable rent
Otherwise, the housing situation may drive
a good many students to other universities,
where no burdensome restrictions are placed on
non-collegiate housing, where a tenant can
live his own placid life without having to pay
famously for that simple prerogative.
What price privacy?
-Cal Samra
Abolishing War
Associated Press News Analyst
T HE LATEST move by Bertrand Russell
and a group of scientists to focus world at-
tention on the need for abolishing war is re-
mindful of the preacher who, asked about his
qualifications for a new pastorate, said he was
against sin.
The meeting of Big Four leaders in Geneva
next week is the direct result of a world de-
mand for avoidance of war. The demand was
produced by realization that a human race
which knows how to destroy itself should also
be smart enough to save itself. The British
philosopher and his nine scientists merely add
to that.
In the exchange between Russell and
France's Professor Joliet-Curie, however, a
point is brought out which emnhasizes the

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Women's Swimming Pool. The pool
will be closed Aug. 13-Sept. 17. The.
regular recreational swmming schedule
will continue through Aug. 12.
Faculty Family Night - Women's
Swimming Pool. The last Faculty Night
of the summer session will be held
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nouncements to see when pool will
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closed libraries will be taken care of at
the Circulation Desk in the General
New York State Dept. announces;
exams for the following positions: open
to any qualified citizens of the U. S.-
Assist. Dir. for Clinical Research, Sr.
Med. Bacteriozogist, Assoc. Pub. Health
Dentist, veterinarian, Supervising Phys.
Therapist; open to N. Y. residents -
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dustrial Supt., Assist. Ind. Supt., Assist.

Students who are registered with the
Bureau and are attending summer
school are requested to inform the
Bureau if they are leaving campus. If
they will be back in the fall, students
are requested to bring In their cur-
rent addresses at that time also.
Students who are leving permanently
are also requested to inform the
Bureau as to the positions they have
taken, as well as the degree they have
Since a great many job calls come
into the office in August, especially in
the teaching field, it is important that
the Bureau be kept informed of your
whereabouts at all times.
Linguistic Luncheon. Prof. Robert
Lado, associate director of the English
Language Institute, will speak on "Pat-
terns of Inter-cultural Misinformation"
Wed., Aug. 10, 12:10 p.m. in the Michi-
gan League.
Summer Session on Digital Computers
and Data Processors. "Two Princeton-
Type Computers at University of Illi-
nois and Oak Ridge National Labora-
tories," Prof. James Robertson and Dr.
Alston Householder; "TherElectroData
Computer at Purdue University," Prof.
Alan J. Perlis. Wed., Aug. 10, 7:30 p.m.,
Aud. C, Mason Hall.
Summer Session on Digital Computers
and Data Processors. "A Joint Scientific
and Commercial Data Processing Lab-
oratory," Harrison Tellier, General Elec-
tric, Hanford, Washington; "Use of the
IBM-701 and IBM-704 in Aircraft Gas
Turbine Calculations, Dr. H. R. J.
Grosch, General Electric, Cincinnati.
Thurs., Aug. 11, 7:30 p.m., Aud. C, Mason
Academic Notices
Attehtion August Graduates: College
of Literature, Science, and the Arts,
School of Education, School of Music,
School of Public Health, School of
Business Administration:
Students are advised not to request
grades of I or X in August. When suchI
grades are absolutely imperative, the
work must be made up in time to
allow your instructor to report the
make-up grade not later than 11:00
a.m., Aug. 18. Grades received after
that time may defer the student's
graduation until a later date.
Recommendations for Departmental
Honors: Teaching departments wishing
to recommend tentative August gradu-
ates from the College of Literature,
Science, and the Arts, and-the School
To the Editor:
AS A former editor of The Daily,
I was honored to find an edi-
torial of mine, "Sophomoritis," re-
printed in yesterday's Daily. I sus-
pect that the editorial applies to
college life today, although I can't
be sure. At any rate, I would have
appreciated the courtesy of an
editor's note pointing out that it
was written five years ago.
-Al Connable
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Nostalgia . . .
To The Editor:
I have been thinking and I've
come to the conclusion that

of Education for departmental honors
(or high honors in the College of
L.S.&A.) should recommend such stu-
-dents in a letter delivered to the
Office of Registration and Records,
Room 1513 Administration Building, be-
fore Aug. 18.
Seminar in Mathematical Statistics
will meet Tues., Aug. 9, in Room 3201
Angell Hall at 1:00 p.m. Howard Rein-
hardt will discuss a paper of Isaacsons'
on "Tests of Statistical Hypothesis Spe-
cifying the values of Two or More
To: Deans, All Schools and Colleges.
From: Office of Registration and Records
Subject: Withdrawal Notices, Form 615.
Kifidly forward the pink copy of the
form labeled "Office of Student Affairs"
to the Dean of Men or to the Dean of
Women as appropriate.
Doctoral Examination for Alfred
Charles Raphelson, Psychology; _thesis:
"Imaginative and Direct Verbal Meas-
ures of Anxiety Related to Physiological
Reactions in the Competitive Achieve-
ment Situation," Wed., Aug. 10, 7611
Haven Hall, at 3:00 p.m. Chairman, J.
W. Atkinson.
DoctoralExamination for Howard J.
Baumgartel, Jr., Social Psychology;
thesis: "Leadership, Motivation and
Attitudesin1Twenty Laboratories," Fri.,
Aug. 12, 7611 Haven Hall, at 4:00 p.m.
Chairman, Daniel Katz.
Doctoral Examination for Joseph
Veroff, Psychology; thesis: "Develop-
ment and Validation of a Proj ective
Measure of Power Motivation," Friday,
Aug. 12, 7611 Haven Hall, at 1:00 p.m.
Chairman, Daniel Katz.
Doctoral Examination for Edwin
Scott Maynes, Economics; thesis: "'Al-
ternative Concepts or consumer Saving:
A Statistical Study," Mon., Aug. 15, 105
Economics Bldg., at 1:30 p.m. Chairman,
George Katona.
Doctoral Examination for Jascha
Frederick Kessler, English Language &
Literature; thesis: "Ashes of the Phoe-
nix: A Study of Primitivism and Myth-
Making in D. H. Lawrence's The Plumed
Serpent," Thurs., Aug. 11, East Council
Room, Rackham Bldg., at 2:00 p.m.
Chairman, J. L. Davis.
Doctoral Examination for Zanwil
Sperber, Psychology; thesis: "The Role
of Anxiety Level and Defense Preference
in Performance under Stress," Fri., Aug.
12, 7611 Haven Hall, at 10:00 a.m. Chair-
man, E. L. Kelly.
Doctoral Examination for Edward
Haviland Poindexter, Mineralogy; thesis:
"Piezobirefringence in Diamond," Fri.,
Aug. 12, 3071 Natural Science Bldg., at
9:00 a.m. Chairman, C. B. Slawson..
Doctoral Examination for Carl Murray
Einhorn, Education; thesis: "The Dif-
ferences in Social Beliefs Held by
Selected Education and Non-Education
Seniors at the University of Michigan,
Fall, 1952," Fri., Aug. 12, East Council
Room, Rackham Building, at 2:00 p.m.
Chairman, H. C. Koch.
Summer Session Choir, Paul Beopple,
conductor, 4:15 p.m. Wed., Aug. 10, in
Aud. A. Angell Hall, in an informal
presentation of choral music from
1200 to 1700, including works by
Perotinus, Josjuin, and Couperin. Open
to the public.
Student Recital by Benjamin McClain,
student of piano with Ava Comin Case,
8:30 p.m. Wed., Aug. 10, in Aud. A,
Angell Hall, in partial fulfillment of the
requirements for the degree of Bachelor
of Music. Works by Bach, Bethoven,
Franck, and Chopin. Open to the gen-
eral public.
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WASHINGTON-With Congress
out of town, President Eisen-
hower is spending more time on
the golf course at Gettysburg and
at the Burning Tree Club just out-
side of Washington.
Caddies at Burning Tree have
got to know the President almost
as well as some members of the
Cabinet know him. As far as golf
is concerned they know him bet-
ter. And some of the caddies have
quite a collection of his golf balls,
the gift to Ike of a sporting goods
firm, with "Mr. President" stamp-
ed on them. The President usual-
ly gives one or two away during a
match, but they are kept as sou-
venirs by the lucky recipients and
never put back into play.
Golfing companions have noted
a special improvement in Ike's
driving: he consistently pokes 'em
off the tee for 200 yards or long-
er. However, he is still a little er-
ratic in his putting and approach
shots, particularly on "chip" shots
that have to be lofted over a trap.
He works on this whenever he has
time to practice on the White
house lawn.
In a regular match the Presi-
dent shoots in the high 80's, bet-
ter than average at Burning Tree.
But he is a fierce competitor, hates
to lose to anyone,even his own
son, John, nowstationed at near-
by Fort Belvoir, Va. John hits a
longer ball but is not as good a
putter as his father, who usually
beats him by a few strokes.
Other favorite golfing cronies of
the President include Col. Tom
Belshe, a retired Army officer,
Jack Westland of Washington, and
GOP Congressmen Charlie Hal-
leck of Indiana and Les Arends of
Illinois. Westland was national
amateur golfing champion in 19-
52. However, Ike keeps his favor-
ite sport on a bipartisan plane by
sometimes inviting Rep. George
Mahon of Texas or another Demo-
crat to join in a foursome.
THE PRESIDENT insists on split-
ting caddie fees with his four-
some partner. Counting tips, this
usually is $7 for 18 holes, making
Ike's share $3.50. He always pays
off in crisp new bills. At the end of
a match, he "replays" his good and
bad shots while under the shower
or while chatting with fellow play-
ers over refreshments at the "19th
Ike is an eager beaver type on
the green and moves so fast after
teeing off that he sometimes is
standing over his ball while com-
panions, who may be lying far-
ther from the green and therefore
are entitled to the next shot, are
preparing to swing again.
This causes some concern at
Burning Tree.
"Suppose," remarked one of Ike's
golfing pals, "one of us should ac-
cidentally hit the President while
he is standing there ahead of us.
He is such a strong competitor and
so engrossed in his game that he
doesn't think about the possibility
of getting conked by a stray ball."
When the President is advised
of his risky position, he apolo-
gizes and steps back with a grin so
the game can go on. The Secret
Service keep a vigilant eye on the
chief executive, though not out
of fear that he may be hit by a
golf ball. One of ' Ike's favorite
golfing stories is about a Secret
Service "lapse" one day when he
was playing at Burning Tree.
Secret Service agents were at
the entrance gate, checking auto-
mobiles and their occupants.

Merle Thorpe, former editor of
Nation's Business, drove up and
was asked his name. Without
blinking an eye, Thorpe reeled off
the most Russian-sounding name

he could make up, with a "ski" on
the end of it.
"Pass on in," said the agent
without hesitation.
DESPITE THE full-blown pros-
perity in most of the U.S.,
bankruptcy cases in the same U.S.
are at an all-time high. This prob-
ably represents the difficulty of
small business to compete against
the modern methods of big busi-
How many companies are going
bankrupt is indicated by the re-
cent request of the Commerce De-
partment for the largest amount
of money in history for salaries
to referees in bankruptcy. Acting
on this request, the House Banking
and Currency Committee stated:
"The committee was advised that
approximately 65,000 bankruptcy
cases will be filed in 1955, that a
total increase of 75,000 in 1956
can be expected. This would be
the highest number of bankrupt-
cies recorded in the history of the
Meanwhile the profits of Gen-
eral Motors during the first year
of the Eisenhower Administration
increased approximately 50 pe
TODAY, Republican leaders are
equally determined to nomi-
nate Dwight Eisenhower, in part
for the same reasons. They know
that any other Republican can-
didate would have a hard time
winning. They know that on do-
mestic issues-Dixon-Yates, farm
prices, big business monopoly-the
Republicans face a rough cam-
paign. But on international issues
they feel Eisenhower has struck a
winning streak and can be pro-
moted as the "indispensable man."
However, there is one big dif-
ference. Eisenhower so far hasn't
bought the GOP line.
Unlike Roosevelt, who was will-
ing to go along with party leaders,
Eisenhower has been telling them
for months that they had to pick
new young leaders, that he was
not going to run again.
On Jan. 4, this column reported
in detail on one of the private
dinners at the White House at
which Ike told his closest friends
that they must begin building up
new, "dynamic" men to replace
This writer has consistently re-
ported-with one exception-that
Ike did not want to run again. The
except'ion was a column written
from Geneva, where it seemed to
this observer that Ike had hit his
stride, was doing the things he
likes best to do, and probably
could be persuaded to run again
on a "peace-in-our-time" plat.
However, the recent meeting he
had with Senator. George Bender
and other Ohio Republicans indi-
cates to the contrary and is more
significant than the public re-
alizes. For Senator Bender and
friends did not want to tell news-
men what Ike had told them. They
had to be prodded by the White
House into making a statement.
George Bender is quite a friend-
ly, loquacious fellow. He talks to
the press at the drop of a hat. But
he did not want to give newsmen
the discouraging news that Ike
considered age a detriment to
running again.
And it was only when Ike's press
officer intervened and asked the
Ohioans to report what Ike had
told them that they spilled the
news that GOP leaders had heard
privately, but hated to hear pub-
licly. In brief, the President de-
liberately wanted published the
fact that he would be the oldest

President in history if re-elected
and his feeling that the burden of
the Presidency erodes a man's
(Copyright, 1955, Bell Syndicate, Inc.)

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