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VOL. LXVI, No. 39 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 1955
Still Faces City
Officers, Mayor Meet; Resignation
Issue Placed On Individual Basis
By LEW HAMBURGER
The muddled picture of police relations, here remains blurred
this morning, after policemen decided last night that resignations,.
if submitted, would be on an individual basis.
The move followed a meeting in the city council chambers at
which Mayor William E. Brown, Jr. and several prominent Ann
Arbor citizens addressed the policemen.
No Pressure Applied'
The decision for individually submitted resignations, a detective
said, was in line-with the policemen's attempt to keep the procedure
Starts GM1 Study
JERUSALEM ()-Israel offered
last night to support United Na-
tions proposals for restoring a
cease-fire on the Egyptian-Israeli
frontier if thenmeasures upheld
Israeli rights and position in the
tense El Auja Nizana area.
The area was the scene last
week of the heaviest fighting since
the 1948 Palestine War ended in
an armistice signed on the Isle of
Rhodes in 1949.
While an uneasy peace brooded
over the border area, an Israeli
Foreign Ministry spokesman of-
fered what he called full support
to proposals advanced by UN Sec-
retary General Dag Hammarskjold
to end the threat to peace in the
troubled Negeb-Sinai frontier sec-
tor. The offer, was put in this
"Insofar as the proposals on El
Auja Nizana submitted by the
secretary general of the United Na-
tions and the chief of staff of the
r UN Truce Supervisory Organiza-
tion are aimed at bringing about
full compliance of the parties
with provision of the general 1949
armistice agreement and insure Is-
rael's rights and positions in the
Nizana area, they are assured of
Israel's full support."
The Hammarskjold proposals
were made directly to Jerusalem
Sharett To Visit
Israeli Foreign Minister Moshe
Sharett is scheduled to leave to-
day for the United States in a
quest for arms to balance recent
Communist bloc shipments to
Since the bloody outbreak last
week in El Auja, there have been
no major clashes on the Negeb
frontier, but both Cairo and Jeru-
salem reported a skirmish at the
southern tip of the Negeb near
the Israeli port of Eilat Elath yes-
The Cairo spokesman said four
Israelis were killed and eight were
wounded in the skirmish.
Calls in Data
Presidents of Phi Delta Theta
and Kappa Alpha Psi will be asked
to appear at the next Interfra-
ternity Counci ExecutivetCom-
mittee to explain failure to turn
in satisfactory health and sanita-
IFC Executive Vice-President
Bob Knutson, '56, told the Execu-
tive Committee yesterday Phi Delta
Theta did not turn in a report two
weeks ago and has not done so
despite several requests.
Sanitation reports of Triangle,
Zeta Psi, Phi Kappa Tau, Delta
Chi and Beta Theta Pi were ac-
cepted by the Executive Commit-
At yesterday's meeting Execu-
tive Committee considered a pro-
posed trophy honoring scholar-
ship, athletics and activities.
Offered by Sigma Alpha Mu, the
award would be given to "that
fraternity which has attained the
highest level of achievement in
the three most important phases
of fraternity endeavor."
Main objection to the trophy
was that it favored large houses.
Udemocratic. "We don't want any-
one to feel a minority is being
pressured by other officers," he
"We are trying to keep our end
i of the action completely above-
board," he added.
In line with his statement was
a comment by a local industrialist
at last night's meeting. He com-
mended the police for being "be-
yond reproach" in their behavior
during the negotiations.
At the meeting Mayor Brown'
reiterated the four methods he en-
visioned for further sources of
city income, and expressed confi-
dence that something could be
done in the line of pay increases
when the budget was re-opened in
July. "However, he couldn't pin
himself down to a promise," an
Officers refused to commit
themselves concernifig their resig-
nations. Thirty-eight patrolmen
and detectives submitted resigna-
tions Friday, but withdrew them
Now, with the issue on an in-
dividual basis, policemen were re-
luctant to say whether they, or
their fellow officers would re-sub-
Regardless of whether any po-
licemen resign, the raise granted
by the budget committee is sub-
stantially below that the police
commission requested, and police
express "great disappointment at
results and conduct of the council
meeting Monday." -
A detective said the meeting
seemed rehearsed beforehand. No-
thing was heard from the large
crowd in the council room when
discussion on the budget commit-
tee recommendation was called
The detective cited the fact that
some of the patrolmen's wives
make more than their husbands,
and added: "The only cure, if they
can't get more .money, is to seek
better paying jobs."j
FBA Tryout 1
The Fraternity Buyers Associa-
tion held its only mass meeting
for trainees last night at the
The training program was ex-
plained to the 12 applicants by
Bob Nelson, '56. The trainees will
work on each of the seven com-
mittees for two weeks. After that
they will decide in which phase
of FBA they are interested.
|||l< jTwo University professors may
--Daily-Gerald Taylor be asked to testify in a Senate
COMING DOWN-Old county courthouse, with new wing visible "case study" of General Motors
at right, undergoes demolition. Corporation which began yester-
- 1 Prof. Clare E. Griffin and Dean
C !rs T o re Russel A. Stevenson of the School
of Business Administration, along
with Wayne University Prof. Law-
trenceSeltzer, may be called upon
as at result of a study they made
By GERALD DeMAAGD of General Motors for the Brook-
B G L e Abuilding yet stands and it is ex- ings Institute in 1948.
May End Meeting
GENEVA UP) - Soviet Foreign
Minister V.M. Molotov stunned the
Big Four conference last night
with a thunderous demand for
Communist dominance in a United
The Western Allies immediately
obtained a recess until today. A
l French delegation officer said "to-
morrow's meeting could be the
"If Molotov maintains his posi-
tion, including his statement that
Russia does not intend to submit'
any other proposals on German
unification, it is difficult to see
how the West could make any
agreement or compromise on any
other front in the agenda," the
French official said.
But American officials later in-
dicated that despite the confer-
ence's apparent failure the Big
Four would need at least three or
four more meetings to complete
Molotov's sweeping rejection of
any plan to unify Germany by free
elections in the foreseeable future
and his blunt demand that all Ger-
many follow the Communist course
of the East German regime de-
molished Western hopes of con-
ciliation, built up by his Moscow
remark Monday night that he was
bringing back "better baggage" to
United States Secretary of State
John Foster Dulles told the con-
"What Mr. Molotov has said
Pmcnc!irt in termc of thA
Washtenaw County's a r c h a i c'
courthouse is being torn down.
A contract for demolition of the
old red brick structure built in 1877
has been made with a demolition
company of Detroit.
Only the thick stone shell of the
By The Associated Press
pected the company will begin
pounding the walls tomorrow.
Close inspection shows that old'
fashioned square nails were used
throughout most of the building.,
"The contract calls for the build-
ing to be cleared away within
thirty days," William R. Kelly,+
chairman of the special building
committee of Washtenaw County's
Board of Supervisors, said. "The
demolition engineers will be paid
$27,000 and the salvage for the
Sen. John C. O'Mahoney (D-
Wyo.), presiding over the Senate
study of giantism in industry, saidj
the three economists may not be
able to testify about their 1948
REHEARSAL-Players in "Good Woman of Setzuan" go over
parts for the Speech Department's production opening tonight at
8 p.m. tonight in Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre.
MARLIN, Tex. (P)-A B47B, cur-
rently the nation's best general-use'
atomic carrier, exploded in the air
here last night and crashed in four
widely separated pieces of wreck-
There apparently were no sur-
vivors. The sleek, swept-wing jet
carries a crew of three-all. offi-
job," he said.v
"The lot where the old court-
house stands must be cleared so
that construction of the parking
facilities may begin," Kelly added.
He mentioned a two level parking
garage soon to be built on the site.
The dedication of the new court-
house will take place after the
parking ramp is built. The new
study because of a pledge of con-
"It was agreed," Dean Stevenson e delssohno Feature
explaining the pledge, "that sincey
we were to interview members of ne c D p rtn P
the corporation, our findings would/
Asked if he thought it possible By SHIRLEY CROOG
he would be asked to testify, the A universal theme with an oriental flavor will be brought to the
Dean replied, I wouldn't besur- audience in the speech department's presentation, "The Good Woman
prised, although I really of Setzuan."
anticipate .With a combination of eye-catching Chinese headdresses, elabor-
Work done for the Brookings ate costumes and simple burlap coats, Bertolt Brecht's play opens at
Institute, Dean Stevenson said,
was in the nature of a factual 8 p.m. today in the Lydia Mendelssohn Theater,
study. The committee of econom- "Brecht's didactic play has a unique charm which lies in its
ists made no recommendations to half-western half oriental costumes and comedy," Marjorie Smith,
the institute regarding what they Grad., the play's costumes design-
found. er, commented .
To Examine Charges Brings Out Personality
aru 0 ^^^ ,UH~' 5 I~
building is a low modern structure
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil-Car- of red marble and glass, and is the Sen. O'Mahoney stated that the
los Coimbra da Luz, 61-year-old third courthouse in the history of Senate's work is to be a study,
president of the House of Depu- the county, looking into charges that General
ties, became temporary president Abandoned Last Spring Motors is "entirely too big", and
of Brazil yesterday as Joao Cafe The old courthouse, a square not a prosecution of any kind.
Filho took an indefinite leave of three storied building somewhat He said the subcommittee wants
absence to recover from a heart similar to the Romance Language to find out if possible how Gen-
attack. building, was finally abandoned. eral Motors got so big and whether
Cafe was stricken last Wednes-' The offices moved into the new there is any truth to compaints it
day. He became president Aug. 24, building late last spring.I has exerted undue pressure on its
1954, when President Getulio Var- The old building is characteriz- dealers and suppliers.
gas committed suicide. ed by a two floor high vestibule! Sen. O'Mahoney also said that
Five specialists examined Cafe in the center, and three flights of General Motors has notified him
and ordered complete rest, thus stone steps leading out the front it will waive the confidence pledge
compelling him to give up the entrance. if requested to do so by the Brook-
presidency less than three months The figured columns and heavy ings Institute.
before he was scheduled to turn masonry walls of the old building
over the office to President-elect contrast with the sharp corners j-
Juscelino Kubitschek Jan. 31. ;and arallel lines of the new
art at costuming to
* * *
CAIRO, Egypt-Egypt said yes-
terday it had been forced to turn
to the Communist bloc for weap-
ons because of an American policyI
of "postponement and promises."
The government issued a state-
ment aimed to refute a reported
remark by Asst. United States
Secretary of State George Allen
suggesting that, Egypt suddenly
turned to the Communists in the
midst of arms negotiations with
the United States.
Ann Arbor city officials recently:
requested a lease for space in the
new building. County Adminis-
trator Carl S. Johnson reported
Monday the Board of Supervisors
special building committee had
denied the request.j
The committee turned down the
proposition .because such a meas-.
ure could result in insufficient
space for expansion of county
Democrat Richardson Dil-
worth, 57, attorney and veteran
Democratic campaigner, swept
to victory over 35-year-old Re-
publican Thacher Longstreth, a
political novice, in the Philadel-
phia mayoralty race last night.
In Kentucky, Democrat A. B.
Happy Chandler, who served as
Kentucky's governor from 1935
to 1939, yesterday was elected to
a second four-year term.
bring out the character's person-P de e 'o ur esioiv ern
ality in a play is usually a forgot- , +a to ot mdirective of our heads of govern-
ten element in the, hustle and 7S ment and the hopes with which
bustle of a 'play's production. But we came here, that I prefer to
to Miss Smith, even the smalles Nt D isease study the matter overnight before
detail, suchasahtisiprat" e is a pakn.
to both the as a hat, is imporand! French Foreign Minister An-
his personality. tome Pinay and British For-
his eis ec haspreentd a A method of uncovering a rare eign Secretary Harold Macmillan,
Since Brecht has presented ak blood disease in patients who do eiagnreetayHrodMcmla
number of characters in his play bloo d ee ikaisnth detagreed.
which are likely to be confusing to not know theyre sick is the latest . Ignores Geneva Directive
the audience, the costumes are aedicalishientt Un y Western press officers jointly
used to distinguish characters and medical scientists. announced after the session that
family relationships, Miss Smith I Drs. Walter D. Block and John the initial allied impression of
said . Rukavina, of the dermatology and Molotov's speech is that it "tears
The three gods who come to syphilology departments, discov- j up" the directive of the summit
earth seeking humail kindness ered a family consisting of 66 conference last July.
wear a rich, textured material, people who appeared to be car- It indicates," they said, "a de-
while the poor people who impose riers of a mysterious disease termination by the Soviet Union
themselves on the "good woman" called, "familial primary systemic to accept no settlement of the Ger-
who sacrifices her own posses- amyloidosis." man problem that does not involve
sions, wear burlap jackets. Fami- Certain family individuals had the communization of all Ger-
lial relationships are distinguish- already begun to develop outward many."
able by their similar colored symptoms, while others did not Molotov denounced the West's
costumes. know ov suspect they had it. proposal of last Friday for Ger-
The characters in the play, for 'Old on Inside' many's unification by free elec-
1 the most part, wear the same cos- These people were young on the ions in September 1956. He called
tumes throughout the perform-i it "unreal and dangerous," r-
ance. Brecht's script requires the tse-btold otheide. y viving militarism and capitalism in
The doctors gathered that by the 'l emn n ietn hs
!good woman to change her cos- all Germany and directing these
tume in front of the audience to late twenties, they would likely fo'ces against the Soviet Union.
hefaecui.-lt wnis hywudlkl He said Germany unity can only
become her male cousmn develop painful hands, diminished be achieved when the Germans in
Use Costume Combination vision, and perhaps even heart ail- East and West "find a common
"We overcame this problem by ments. 'language and take the task of
fitting Shen Te with a shirt-trous- Drs.nBlock and Rukavina, whopreparing the settlement in their
er's combination underneath a fe- won an award for earlier phases own hands."
male jade outfit. During the per- of the study, pointed out that the
sonality switch, Shen Te aban- p r e s e n t medical investigation
dons the outer costume, dons a ;mightmean: es
mask, and becomes her cousin," Outcomes Listed rs
MISS Smith explained, _n ~ tia a a tc7hs'__ ,
HEAVIEST SNOW THIS SEASON:
Weather Warms, Clears Campus of First Snowfall
By VERNON NAHRGANG
.Genetisc dsease can now je,
Ann Arbor warmed up under afternoon sunshine yesterday,------~~~~~~~~~~~studied and conceivably tested be-
bringing a climax to the overnight snowfall and melting all remaining fore they become full-blown, a :To Perform
snow. solid step in preventative medi-
Today's forecast calls for temperatures in the low 40's, with a low cine; The London Philharmonia Oi'-
tonight of about 36 degrees. CIOnference 2. Scientifically, the University -chestra, conducted by Herbert von
Students out late Monday evening saw the blizzard-like beginning *study should give one of the most Karajan, will appear at 8:30 p.m.
of the storm which diminished in size but continued throughout the II s T.h 3complete genetic pictures ever today in Hill Auditorium.
night, covering cars and lawns with blankets of snow. T ies Ton i t'obtained; Sponsored by the University Mu-
nigh, coerig cas ad wih n3. The present biochemical ap- sical Society, the orchestra will
Flurries 'Till Noon ' Discussion topics for the Stu- proaches might be applied to non- play Mozart's "Symphony No. 39,"
Except for an hour or two in the early morning, flurries lasted dent-Faculty-Administration Con- j genetic diseases. as well, perhaps Brahms' "Variations on a Theme
almost until noon, although the snowflakes were melting as fast as ference will be decided at SGC's leading to identification of the by Haydn" and Sibelius' "Sympho-
they landed. I meeting tonight. origin of diseases which merci- I ny No. 5."
Heavy coats and shivering students were common sights early The conference, sponsored by ' lessly effect the entire bodily pro- I Internationally famous Karajan
yesterday. Students hurrying to 8:00 a.m. classes were glad for once the Union, will have approximately cess- was born in Salzburg, studied at
toetiside thde buildingan to 'ech thm. copas'tie gart ofe 25 students representing student-- the Vienna Conservatory and
to get inside the buildings and to reach the comparative warmth of t
closed-windowd classroomsac- 12 (1 served his apprenticeship at the
closed-windowuclassrooms. ulty and administration members. Formf Copera houses of Ulm and Aachen.
Campus trees, with few remaining leaves, offered little in the General theme for the confer- - His crowded yearly schedule has
way of windbreaking. The Diag lost much of usual activity as every- ence will be: What are the impli- ;rcentered in London, in Milan