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VOL. LXVI, No. 46 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 1955
7,120 Cast SGC Ballots
By GAIL GOLDSTEIN
Janet Neary, '58, and Joe Collins, '58, were elected to Student
Government Council by press time last night.
Still in the running were Rod Comstock, '57, Don Good, '57E,
Andy Knight, '58, and John Wrona, '57.
Janet Neary, '58, the only incumbent in the race was the first
candidate elected to the Council. With 1,222 votes, Miss Neary ex-
ceeded the necessary quota of 1,150 votes on the fifth ballot.
At 1:30 a.m. Jim Childs, '58, and Jerry Splelman, '58, were dropped
by the tenth ballot leaving just one more candidate to be eliminated.
Near the quota of 1,113 on the
SGC VOTE-COLLINS, COMSTOCK, NEARY ELECTED
GENEVA I Russia and the
Western Powers last night broke
up the Big Four conference in con-
fessed failure to secure the peace
of Europe, unify Germany, or ex-
pand East-West relations.
The three Western foreign min-
isters bitterly accused Russia's V.
M. Molotov of bad faith in all his
major proposals during the three-
Molotov, in his c o n c l u d i n g
speech, claimed that only the
Soviet Union had maintained the
"Geneva spirit" which marked the
summit conference here f o u r
Won't Cease Efforts
In a separate declaration direc-
ed to Germans on both sides of the
Iron Curtain, the United States,
French and British ministers said
their governments would "not
cease their efforts to end the in-
justice and wrong now being done
by dividing the German people."
All four ministers agreed on only
one thing-no commitment to
To Report Results
The final conference communi-
que said they would "report the
result of their discussions to their
respective heads of government
and recommend that the future
course of the discussions of the
foreign ministers should be settled
through diplomatic channels."
In 21 days, the conference scored
a series of massive failures.
Contrary to the directive from
the heads of government at the
summit meeting last July, the min-
isters contributed nothing to "the
relaxation of international tension
and the consolidation of confidence
between states." Instead, their pro-
longed psych'ological warfare here
created new distrust.
Froze German Division
They froze harder the division
of Germany between Western and
Eastern blocs, with Russia no
longer even paying lip service to
the principle of free elections to
unite 70 million Germans.
Israel Asks. For U.S.
Arms, Cut-Rate Prices
WASHINGTON (I')-Israel formally asked yesterday for United
States arms at cut-rate prices on easy payment terms.
Egypt promptly protested that this would start a Middle East
arms race and lose America the friendship of Arabs.
Israel's Ambassador Abba Eban told the State Department his
country urgently needs defense weapons. He said Israel has a "sense
of alarming vulnerability" arising
Ann Arbor Hit
By Cold Wave,
A gusty wind, ranging between
20 and 50 miles per hour, hit Ann
Arbor last night at 7 p.m. but
failed to interfere with transpor-
Local busses -continued to run
on schedule. No accidents were re-
ported by city police.
Temperature declined rapidly in
the city after reaching a high of
58 degrees at 10 a.m. By 9 p.m. it
hit 26 degrees and then fell to 15
degrees by midnight.
The Weather Bureau predicted
temperatures between 23 and 28
degrees with winds slowly dimin-
ishing. Snow flurries and snow
squalls are expected while two
to five inches of snow is predicted
in Upper Michigan.
The Weather Bureau said the
Straits of Mackinac ferry service
was suspended in late afternoon
because of high winds.
Of State Group
Grand Rapids, Mich., Nov. 16 (N)
--Dr. A. C. Kerlikowske, director
of University Hospital, was chosen
president-elect of the Michigan
Hospital Assn. yesterday.
Dr. Kerlikowske, president of the
American College of Hospital Ad-
ministrators, will succeed Mildred
Riese, director of Children's Hos-
pital, at Detroit, who succeeded
Andrew Pattulio of Battle Creek
yesterday and took over as presi-
dent for 1955-56.
Appointed Director of University
Hospital by the Board of Regents
in 1954, Dr. Kerlikowske succeeded
Dr. THrlev Havnes.
from Egypt's purchases of Com-
Egypt's Ambassador Comments
But 5%/ hours later Egypt's Am-
bassador Ahmed Hussein turned
up at the State Department to
"We belive Israel doesn't need
American arms. We need arms
ourselves for defense.
Hussein told George V. Allen,
assistant secretary for Middle East
affairs, that "Egypt may be com-
pelled" to make more arms deals
with the Communists.
Request Under Consideration,
The State Department issued
statements saying Israel's request
had been taken under considera-
tion and Egypt's protest had been
But the department stood by re-
cent expressions of President
Dwight D. Eisenhower and Secre-
tary of State John Foster Dulles
that the solution of Middle East
problems lies in "agreement be-
tween the parties" and not in an
To Hussein, the department
"Mr. Allen repeated that the
United States would be favorably-
inclined toward anything which
led toward peace in the area and
would view with grave disapproval
anything which might lead to hos-
Undersecretary of State Herbert
Hoover Jr., who talked with Eban,
reminded the Israeli diplomat that
the United States is still waiting
to hear how his country feels
about United Nations peace pro-
Neither Israel nor Egypt has
formally replied to a request Nov.
5 for a statement of intentions
toward proposals carried to the
troubled aMiddle East by Maj.
Gen. E. L. M. Burns, United Na-
tions truce chief.
The Burns proposals call for
withdrawal of Israeli and Egyp-
tian troops from the El Auja
demilitarized zone, freedom for UN
inspection teams to patrol the area
and meetings to try to draw a
permanent boundary line.
High School Band
GETTYSBURG, Pa. (A)-resi-
dent Dwight D. Eisenhower is
taking on the heaviest schedule of
official conferences today since
his Sept. 24 heart attack.
Secretary of State John Foster
Dulles is flying the Atlantic to re-
port to President Eisenhower to-
day and Friday, and then to the
American people, on the Geneva
To make it a triple header af-
fair, Budget Director Rowland
Hughes will see the President for
the first of a series of conferences
that will whip the administration's
budget for the fiscal year begin-
ning next July 1 into shape for
presentation to Congress in Jan-
* * *
LANSING (P)--The House and
Senate split again last night for
the sixth time on the question of
providing more beds for mentally
The Senate Republican caucus
rejected a proposed compromise
which appeared to have some
chance in the House and the
House-Senate Conference Commit-
tee appointed to seek a solution
broke up in disagreement.
RABAT, Morocco 0P-Sultan
Sidi Mohammed Ben Youssef re-
turned to Morocco yesterday from
two years exile and tens of thous-
ands of Moslems screamed out
He flew from an icy cold mili-
tary airport near Paris into the
bright North African sun of Rabat.
His frenzied welcome was in dra-
matic contrast with the grim hour
of Aug. 20, 1953, when tanks sur-.
rounded his palace and French of-'
ficials rushed him into exile for
being too nationalistic.
tenth ballot, Comstock's election
appeared evident. Collins was
elected on the seventh ballot col-
lecting a total of 1,349 votes.
Total vote for the two-day all
campus elections was 7,120 with
only 79 void ballots, an unusually
small number, according to SGC
President Hank Berliner, '56.
An increase over the 6,070 votes
registered last spring, the vote
also exceeded the 6,741 vote in
Figuring on a 20,000 total Uni-
versity enrollment, 35.6% of the
Elections director Tom Cleve
land, '57 said hewas pleased with
the total vote, attributing the in-
crease of 1,013 over last year to
the hard work of the elections
"Nine thousand is still the fig-
ure to aim for. If the weather had
been more in our favor, we might
have polled well over 8,000 votes,"
Sy Ziegelman, '58 was dropped
Rod Comstock, '57, and Don
Good, 157E were elected to SGC
on the eleventh ballot at 1:55
With the quota reduced to
1033 after the eleventh ballot,
Andy Knight, '58 and John
Wrona, '57 were running neck
and neck with 996 and 974 votes
Only one more member is to
be named to the Council.
on the first ballot, and Gregg
Argus, '58, on the second ballot.
Dropped on the third and fourth
ballots were Merrill Kaufman,
'57E, and Stan Martin, 57A&D.
Says He Will
CHICAGO (P)-Adlai E. Steven-
son seized the initiative in Demo-
cratic presidential nomination
strategy yesterday by announcing
he will enter the March 20 primary
Stevenson, who won the 1952
nomination without making an ac-
tive bid, said he will enter the
March 20 Minnesota primary at
the invitation of the Minnesota
He said he has not yet made up
his mind about getting into other
primaries than that in Minnesota.
Cites Jail, Fines For
Ticket-scalping enthusiasts were
given "fair warning" yesterday by
Municipal Court Judge Francis
With this Saturday's Michigan-
Ohio State game a sellout, pres-
sure for tickets is increasing stead-
ily with some hopeful spectators
paying as much as $10 for tickets
issued free to students by the ath-
Ticket scalping is defined as the
selling of admission tickets above
the price set bythe issuing agency.
Though no cases of scalping have
been reported to date by either
local or state police, Judge O'Brien
issued this stern warning:
"While each case will be de-
termined on its merits, in the past
penalties have included jail sen-
tences and fines. It is the policy
of this court to impose jail sen-
tences particularly in those cases
where there has been a previous
record of like offences, and where
circumstances indicate that an
effort has been made to collect a
large number of tickets for the
purpose of charging exhorbitant
Judge O'Brien said that the
'present ticket situation is rapidly
approaching that during the OSU
clash in 1953 when two scalpers
were sentenced to 60 days in jail
and a $75 fine by his court.
"I don"t went anyone to be
misled into expecting that he can
pay any fine out of the profits
that he makes by charging ir-
regular prices," the Judge admon-
VOTE TALLY-Hazel Frank and Sandy Hoffman distribute ballots.
Small., Crowd Sees
Routine Vote Count
By BILL HANEY
It was difficult singling out anyone at SGC ballot-counting last
night who was just an interested spectator.
Almost everyone was either a University official, a campus leader
or a candidate-and at times not even all the candidates were present.
Poor turnout was attributed by some to cold weather, by others to
apathy. Assistant to the Dean of Men John Bingley noted there is
usually more interest in Spring "
Two write-in votes for Bennie Government
Oosterbaan and one for Juan
Peron indicated "interest" some
have in student government. TaS e
Even the Union ballroom wasckesSO ver
cold towards SGC. Overcoats were - ~- r
utilized to counteract lack of heat, Pero'n Union
blamed on a power failure, and Peron 111
Ballot-counting night was mark- BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (A')--
ed by the presence of President Argentina's new provisional gov-
Harlan Hatcher, Vice-President for ernment seized the giant COT
Student Affairs James A. Lewis (General Confederation of Labor)
and Vice-President Wilbur K. yesterday and announced that its
Pierpont said, "The radio-broad- old Peronista system would be
casters and reporters make it seem destroyed.
just like a real election." Cracking, down in the wake of
Is College Killing Curiosity?
Students, Faculty to Debate
A student-faculty conference entitled "Does the Literary College
Thwart Students' Intellectual Curiosity?" will be held at 7:30 p.m.
today in the League.
Sponsored by Literary College Conference Steering Committee, the
conference will begin with a panel discussion followed by an open
forum. Conference is open to the public. .
Participating in the brief panel discussion before the forum will
be Professor Herbert Barrows of the English Department, and Pro-
tfessor Marshall Knappen, of the
a fizzling general strike called by
the CGT, the government sent
marines to take over CGT head-
A government decree naming
navy Capt. Alberto Patron as ad-
ministrator said all officials of the
central organization and its mem-
ber unions had been removed from.
Labor Minister Raul Migone told
the nation in a radio broadcast
of the move. He said the old CGT
system, which he accused of serv-
ing tyranny and not the workers,
had to be destroyed.
The CGT was organized by ex-
dictator Juan D. Peron and his late
wife, Eva, as the core of their
political strength. It claims about
six million members.
The marines that took over the
CGT headquarters met no resist-
The government's move came as
a surprise. Provisional President
Maj. Gen. Pedro Aramburu met
with his full Cabinet yesterday
for the first time since he ousted
Maj. Gen. Eduardo Lonardi on
Sunday but there was no an-
nouncement of any antistrike
Uhlenbeck Named Russel Lecturer
Prof. George F. Uhlenbeck, of
the physics department was an-
nounced as this year's Henry Rus-
sel Lecturer at last night's meet-
ing of the Research Club.
Recommendation of the annual
lecturer is made by a Research
Club council in consultation with
Prof. Uhlenbeck, who was elect-
ed to membership in the National
Academy of Science this year, will
fessor spent 1948-49 at the Insti-
tute for Advanced Studies, Prince-
ton, N. J.
Prof. Uhlenbeck was a visiting
lecturer at the Institute for Theo-
retical Physics at., Leiden last
He is the third physicist to be
honored in the 31-year history of
t lectureship. The other were
arrison M. Randall, former de-
partment chairman and now pro-
Political Science Department.
Professor Knappen, a member of
the regional Rhodes Scholarship
Council, has commented Michigan-
students are not able to stand up
under the hard-headed intellectual
questioning of the Rhodes Com-
mittee. He said the bulk of Rhodes
Scholarships are awarded to stu-
dents from eastern schools.
This degree of Ivy-League suc-
cess in procuring Rhodes Scholar-
ships, he attributed to smaller
classes at those schools.
David E. Lovy, '57, Chairman of
the Literary College Conference
Steering Committee commented