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Egypt-Red Block
T ransaetion Seen
Report 80 Million Dollar Deal
Offered at Reduced Price Rate
WASHINGTON (P)-Egypt's arms deal with the Qommunist bloc
is reported 'ta total 80 million dollars with individual weapons priced
at about one tenth to one fifth of what Western countries would
Diplomatic officials who reported this yesterday said they under-
stood the Egyptians have contracted to buy some 200 Soviet MIG
jet fighters, 100 Russian tanks, half a dozen submarines and sizeable
quantities of artillery.
The cut rate prices agreed to by the Communists are reported to
be virtually unprecedented. They are understood to be far below
Sthe price Red China has been forced to pay for similar Soviet
First Shipment Arrives
The first shipment of these Communist weapons, agreed upon in
a deal between Egypt and Czechoslovakia nearly a month ago, has

Ikte Walkes
First Time
Since Illness
DENVER (A)-President Dwight
). Eisenhower walked yesterday
for the first timne since his heart
attack Sept. 24. ,
\And the first newsman to get
close to the President since his
illness reported that "he looked
just about the same to me"-not
like a man who has spent a month
in bed. He said President Eisen-
hower's color was "good" and his
It was only a step or two at a
tiethat the chief ecutive took,
back and forth from his hospital
bed to an easy chair. But It was
the beginning of 8 program, set
by his doctors, which is expected
to result In his walking to an east-
bound plane In perhaps another
President Eisenhower had reach-
ed the stage in his recovery where
photographers were invited to
make the first close-up shots of
the President sinice his Illness,
with a lone representative of the
White House press corps standing
That was on the sun-splashed
terrace outside President Eisen-
hower's eighth floor quarters at
Fitzsimons Army Hospital.
The "pool" reporter present,
Garnett D. Homner of the Wash-
ington Evening Star, told'his col-
"He looked .just about the same
to me. Thesonly thingr ntced
thin, but that would be explained
by h~is loss of weight." .
Demands for the resignation of
Secretary of Agriculture Ezra Taft
Benson brought cheers yesterday
from a farm audience participating
in a Senate Agriculture Commit-
tee hearing on farm problems.
Later, a witness who defended
Sec. Benson's flexible farm price
support policies drew cheers, how-
ever. Moments later he got boos
from the sharply divided gather-
ing when he criticized the high
supports of the Harry S. Truman
Ber Big nwho said he farms
near Sanborn, Minn., with his
wife and five children, set off the
fireworks when he ,offered a farm
program that started with the de-
mand: "Ezra Taft Benson must
Loud cheers and applause arose
from the audience, estimated by
committee officials at 400.
Both Democratic and Republi-
which is touring the county seek-
te agriu u r economy sat stone-
frer of nearb Spri Lake, Ia.

>already arrived in Egypt from the
Soviet port of Odessa, informants
said. Additional boatloads are set
to follow in the near future.
Information provided by diplo-
mats in the first authoritative re-
port on the quantities and prices
involved in the Egyptian govern-
ment's deal.
To make it as painless as pos-
sible for the Egyptians, the Com-
munists are said to be asking only
$50,000 for each MIG .fighter.
Prices for Soviet submarines, these
informants said, are 1% million
dlollars apiece. The cost for tanks,
artillery and other weapons in-
cluded in the deal is reported to be
equally low.
Egypt To Pay Fraction
Egypt is being asked to provide
only a small fraction of the cost
in actual money. Surplus Egyptian
cotton and rice will pay for the
bulk of the purchase. But Egypt
is understood to have already made
a down payment of one million
British pounds, $2,800,000 to a
Czech bank to start the flow of
Communist arms.
The start of actual weapons de-
liveries has increased the grave
concern felt by top American off i-
cials over the possible outbreak of
hostilities between Egypt and Is-
knownrto fear that Israelsfaced
with the prospect of a far more
powerful Egyptian army and air
force, might be tempted to strike
the Egyptians before all Com-
munist weapons arrive.'
Egyptians To Be Charged
Israeli leaders have warned the
State Department they will not sit
idly by while Egypt builds up its
military power for possible attacks
cials have given no indication they
would attack. Egypt to prevent
The bargain basement prices to
be charged the Egyptians -is de-
scribed as a reversal of past Soviet
practices. Russia often has prof-
ited handsomely from such deals
by charging higher than normal
This switch in tactics is believed
to reflect:
1. Russia's determination to pen-
etrate militarily and eqonomically
into the Middle East, posing as a
friend of the Arabs, while stirring
up as much trouble as possible for
the West.
2. A Russian drive to get rid of
obsolete war equipment for what-
ever prices can be realized.

old, explained in Traffic Court
tht haewthhr meagen
garage the nifty, white foreign-
made car a boy friend gave her.
So the judge didn't insist that
she pay the accumulated $1,900
in overtime parking fines all at
once, or go to jail for 190 days.
He is letting her pay it off at
$50 a week, now that she has
hat heawyer termed a prom-
Ohi Rally
Student Government Council
will meet at 7:15 p.m. today in
Rm. 3B of the Union.
Plans for the Ohio State pep
rally will be discussed. As a result
of the panty-raid occurring after
thei last rally, the Council is re-
consdeneg t11he aprova of nthe
of definite plans for the rally, SOC
will decide its approval or disap-
proval. Discussion topic of the
meeting will be the Educational
Objectives of SGC.
SGC esietHank Berliner,
'56, said that one function of the
Council~ Is to evaluate its own
objectives and attempt to formu-
late its objectives in the realm of
educational goals.
"We will not attempt to go Into
specific problems, but to etablish
a framewor oh oni' posi
tion on this topic," Berliner said.
Topics for discussion of this ob-
jective will include counseling pro-
grams, faculty evaluation and
student - faculty administration
A full report on the Cinema
Guild operation will be heard at
the meeting.
Plans To Be Presented
.J" Hop Committee will present
its plans for te Council's ap-
proval. Proposed will be a sleigh
ride or hayride, depending upon
the weather, with dancing in the
stable following the ride. This is
a new featurerin the weekend,
according toBriper.
Discussion will determine the
acceptability of such activity es-
pecially since an insurance com-
pany that will insure vehicles of
this type has not been found, ac-
cording to Mrs. Ruth Callahan of
the Office of Student Affairs.
Otu her committee report wil in-
approval of the budget for Pan-
hellenic Ball.
Plan Crshes
Over Enoland
KENDAL, England (IP)-A Unit-
ed States Air Force B29 carrying
a crew of 10 crashed on land near
here after sending a distress sig-
nal while over the Irish Sea, police
reported early today.
"We believe all members of the
crew bailed out of the aircraft be-
fore it crashed," a spokesman for
the Westmoreland County police
said. "We are organizing a search
for them now."

Of irline
Operations Shift
To Wayne-Major?
A erica1n Airine soffcias re
reports of a definite decision to
shift operations from University-
owned Willow Run Airport to
Detroit-Wayne Major Airport.
Though American's district sales
manager Jack A. Tompkins admit-
ted his company was considering a
proposal made by Wayne County
officials, he disclaimed a Detroit
Free Press statement that the
company had already decided to
move to the other port, approxi-
mately 10 miles neae Dsetrodit.
sion concerning our negotiations
with these local officials." Tomp-
kins said.
Decision Expected Yesterday
decisio woul be made knw t
yesterday's board meeting of Air-
lines National Terminal Service
Company, Inc.
ANTSCO operates and services
Willow Run, which is leased to the
airlines by the University. The
organization includes seven of the
nine airlines now scheduled at the
University-owned field.
According to ANTSCO president
-Robert E. Miller, the board did
discuss the proposed shift with
American's George Van Nostrand,
vice president in charge of real
properties, but announcement of
any definite decision was left up
to the airline.
STompkins said last night no
decision had been reached.
SOthers Write Cobo
Meanwhile, the six othedr com
mercial airline companies drfe
a letter to Detroit Mayor Albert
E. Cobo to be made public tomor-
Though contents of the letter
were not revealed, it is thought that
it isa restatement of the ains
The airlines have stated for some
time that they would be open to
any definite proposal advanced by
Wayne officials, but that a shift
in operations from Willow Run
'would call for extensive develop-
ment of the Wayne County port.
Anmerican Believed "Kingpin"
Many observers of the shift in
operations issue, which has been
under discussion since last spring,
feel that American Airlinies is the
"kingpinl" in plans to move from
Willow Run.
Some University and Wayne
County offiicals have also express-
ed the opinion that the long-de-
layed report of the federal gov-
ernment's Airport Use Panel is
due to a "wait-and-see" attitude
on the part of Panel members.

Dulles To Confer With ih

--Daily--Chuck Kelsey
MOBILE EDUCATIONAL UNIT-Stockmobile, a three-compartmented bus housing a miniature brok-
erage office, drew a crowd of approximately 100 people yesterday. Stationed at the Main and Packard
parking lot, its visitors were mostly students, gathering Information for classroom papers or asking
technical questios

Approximately 100 people, mostly
students, visited the "stockmobile"
at the 'Main and Packard parking
lot yesterday.
Many were writing papers and
most asked technical questions,
Clayton Call, of the Detroit office
of rthe brokeragefi rm t hat spon-
Call added that one student
asked some questions about op-
tions that "even had me stumped."
He said that many were gathering
material for future uses, and some
own stocks now.
The stockmobile, an educational
device in its present situation, is
part of a group of three miniature
brokerage offices. 'These buses
operate in and around New York
City offering the services of a
regular brokerage office.
The unit that visited Ann Arbor
has made aerie of two wek
stop arod Ptittsburgh, Cle"ve-
The three-compartmented bus
has a center '"board room" where
current stock prices are posted.
Flanking the board room are two
small offices where prospective
customers can discuss their stock--
buying problems with members of
the firm.
ATlANTA, Ga. (A)-An ex-
convict pleaded guilty in United
States District Court yesterday
to stealing nine hogs from the
Atlanta Federal Penitentiary's
honor farm within a week after
he was released from the prison.

'U' Psychiatrist A rgues
New Drug's Evaluation
A University psychiatrist disagrees with the statement that new
drugs used in treatment and recovery of mental patients have pro-
duced a "revolutionary transformation."
Dr. Willard J. Hendrickson of the psychiatry department said
yesterday that most reports about the so-called "wonder" drugs -
thorazine and reserpine-have been "grossly optimistic in view of
what the facts today .justify.

"These drugs
quieting disturbed

are extremely
people. They


By The Associated Press
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High School Workshop Begins
Cuban bongo drums, two mod-
ernistic lamps and a Hi-Fi amp-
lifier were among the projects be-
gun last night at the opening of
the recreational workshop in Uni-
versity High School.
Any University student may en-
roll in the workshop and take ad-
vataget of tlhe euipment and in-
cret d yorelf tre d i
~ a s e a d cd e d h ec c o u l d s a v e
oteris, workingon asrctr gre-

served notice Alast night it ,will
soon begin flying aircraft which
may be mistaken for flying sauc-
ers by the public.
But Secretary Donald A. Quarles
added in a statement that the Air
Force, after a study started in
1947 and covering thousands of al-
leged "sightings," still has found
nothing to confirmn the existence
of saucers, which some people
thought might, have come from
outer space. -
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Intrigue. . .
LONDON - A Laborite M P
yesterday named a former British
diplomat in Washington as the
shadowy third man whose last-
minute warning gave Soviet spies
Guy Burgess and Donald Maclean
time enough to escape behind the
Iron Curtain. -
Lt. Col. Marcus Lipton touched
the Washington Embassy, gave
the tipoff just as a security net
was closing in on the two Foreign
Office diplomats.
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High Price.-..-
INDIANAPOLIS-Cost of using
National Guard troops in the Per-
fect Circle Corporation strike will
toa about $140,000, Cat. Wil
Scot said the cost to dte has
b een $121,500. R . ,
mnimum 45 mle an hou hgwa
igntivp macninn nnoning Nov. L

interesting in their properties in
tre promising and continue to be
progming. But as for being "rev-
olutionary,' this Is not the case-
they are not curative," he said.
Story Carried Nationally
National news-releasing organi-
zations last week carried the story
that the drugs' "have lifted the
recovery rate from about 65 per
cent to 90 per cent among acute
[ease as schizophreniamand anic
Dr. Hendrickson. who has me-
cently been working with the
drugs, especially thorazine, said
that although the psychiatric divi-
sion of University Hospital does
not treat large numbers of pat-
ients, treatment to' the present
number has not indicated any
startling developments.
" From our experience," he said,
.thorazine is a very promising aid
in helping control patients. With
resperine we have not seen very
good results, but we are currently
starting to use them in larger
Dr. Hendrickson explained that
there are no known drugs that
cure mental diseases. "These new
drugs continue to be promising,"
he emphasized, "but they are no
new panacea.
Inspire Enthusiasm
"Like penicillin and shock treat-
But the medical profession has
had countless 'panaceas' that
turned out to be only partially
Thorazine has been on the mar--
1ket one and g half years, reser-
pine a year longer. ,
Dr. Hendrickson lamented that,
in spite of the new drugs, "We are
still going to have a lot of prob-
Schon i lrs hp hig

Of Balkans
Causes Visit
Plans Announced
At Paris Meeting
PARIS (IP)-Secretary of State
John Foster Dulles announced
yesterday he plans to meet Presi-
dent Tito in Communist Yugo-
slavia Nov. 6.
The visit will underscore the inm-
portance of the Balkan leader In
East-West diplomacy. Sec. Dul-
les will be the highest ranking
American ever to visit the Yugo-
slav marshal and this will be his
first meeting w/ith Tito.
Sec. Dulles told reporters qf his
plans after a meeting of the North
Atlantic Treaty Organization for-
eign ministers.
The four power foreign minist-
ers' conference at Geneva, opening
tomorrow may not be over by
then, but Nov. 6 Is a Sunday and
it would likely be in recess.
To Arrive at Pula
The Yugoslav government said
Dulles will arrive by air at Pula,
in the northwest part of the coun-
try, Nov. 6 and travel immediately
to Brioni Island for lunch with
Tito. He then will fly back to
Tito has been courted deter-
m~ndy by teSvtUnion ever
since the post-Stalin new look
came into being Soviet Commu
mirNikolai Bulganin viited Tito
lastrMay. They sought forgiveness
for his expulsion from the Mos-.
cow-led cominform In 1948, when
he was denounced as a Fascist for
resisting Russion domination.
Tito's position since the new So-
viet approach has been a source
of concern to the United States,
Only recently he was involved In
an argument with Washington
over the might of an American mil-
itary mission to observe the use
he made of United States arms
Dulles Wants Assurance
Thus it seems likely Sec. Dub-
les wants assurance personally
from Tito on Yugoslavia's status
in world affairs.
Yugoslavia is a member of the
Balkan pact linking it with Greece
and Turkey. In time of war,
Yugolai w ould be inthe psi-
tio ofa poential bridge betwen
the NATO countries of Eastern
and Western Europe.
Tito has received around a half
billion dollars in American mili-
tary and economic aid since the
1948 cominform break.
SRC Plans
New Agenda
Student Relations Committee of
coming year at its meeting yest-
Following discussion of its aims,
the Committee agreed upon start-
ing projects which would increase
knowledge of its operdtions and
create an interest in student par-
ticipation in almni activities fol-
lowing graduation.
Programs hoped to forward

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survyo Almn Clbslaspak
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