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VOL. LXVI, No. 81
SGC Hears First
Conduct Report
Bingley Cites Research Program
As Preparation For Group Study
Indications are that the new approach toward solving old prob-
lems, as generated by the recent driving ban study committee, is
now being applied to the problem of outmoded University rules and
r'.Stressing the need for careful research in order to acquaint Stu-
dent Conduct Study Committee members with the problems con-
fronting them, Assistant Dean of Men John Bingley, Committee
chairman, outlined activity to date at last night's Student Government
Council meeting in the Union.
In order to obtain "as competent a final report as possible," Bingley
y has been compiling data relating to disciplinary policy since SGC










New Outbreak of Riots
Hits Bombay; Toll Hi h
BOMBAY, India ()-Rioters defied a new curfew and fought
a pre-midnight battle last night with police over the future of the
City of Bombay.
The rioters lost nearly 100 of their numbers in dead and wounded
for the day.
The violence began Monday in protest against a decision of Prime
Minister Jawharal Nehru to keep Bombay apart from the surrounding
states and their language differences.
21 Shot!
The government reported early today 21 rioters were shot
dead and 75 wounded by 114 bursts

t yf

called for a study committee late

Grant Given
By Defense
'U' Gets Contract
For $5,000,000
A five-million-dollar contract
from the Defense Department to
the University for continuatior
during 1956 of research on battle-
field surveillance problems was
announced yesterday by the Com-
mittee on Budget Administration
The project is, among 5p grants
totaling $5,681,26 approved dur-
ing the past months.
T e battlefield surveillance
studies are conducted by the Uni.
versity Engineering Research In-
stitute under its secret "Projeci
Michigan," a scientific investiga.
tion of improvements of means foi
detecting targets, and for obtain-
ing information on the militar3
situation on the battlefield.
Among others of the larger aP-
prdved contracts in the Engineer-
ing Research Institute were $50,000
for metallurgical research, $23,00(
for study of the effects of atomic
energy on chemical transforma-
tions, $22,500 tp investigate uses
of ferritic steel for higher tempera-
ture application, and $20,000 tc
continue study of the computer
section of training-type "fligh
simulators for the Air Force.
Other items announced today
included $110,000 for a study o
voting behavior in the 1956 Presi-
dential election, $24,914 for analy-
sis of the conditions relevant t
the will to survive, $25,740 for
study of the effect of atomic
explosions on human biology.
SBX to Take
SIn Used Books
At Registration
Student Book Exchange will in-
augurate used textbook collections
during registration, Exchange
manager Bill Diamond, '56E, an-
nounced yesterday.
Books taken to registration
should have the owner's name and
asking price written in them. Ex-
change agents will issue receipts.
t Books may also be taken to the
Exchange itself, which is being
housed this year in the second
floor of the Union addition, or
turned in to representatives in
housing units.
E<The Exchange aims at providing
used books at low cost, Diamond
explained. Low overhead allows
the Exchange to charge only 10%
for its role in selling the books.
f Student set their own prices for
the texts they sell. Checks are
given out at the end for those
books sold, with the 10% off to
cover costs.
These include operating costs,
forms and signs, posters, advertis-
ing, auditing of the accounts by
the Office of Student Affairs, and
allowances for theft of books.
The student manager and as-
sistant managers are paid a nomi-
nal amount for their services,
Diamond said, averaging about 5
cents an hour.
rSalk" Serum
Results Given
BOSTON ()-Of 137,968 Massa-
chusetts children who received
injections of Salk polio vaccine,
mostly in May-June last year. 130

last semester.
Information now being compiled
for the benefit of committee mem-
bers includes records of disciplin-
ary power grants to the Univer-
sity, analysis of the Judicial prob-
lem as it relates to student popu-
lation and a resume of the cur-
rent judicial structure.
To Discuss Next Semester
Stating that active committee
discussion of the rules and regu-
lations problem would commence
early in the coming semester,
Bingley commented that like the
Laing Committee which proposed
the establishment of SGC and like
the driving ban study committee,
"this committee also realizes the
advantages of mutual solution to
mutual problems connected with
increased enrollment."
Other committee members are
Prof. Wirt Blume of the Law
School, Prof. Axel Marin of the
engineering college, Dean Earl
Moore of the music school, Prof.
Helen Peak of the psychology de-
partment, James Robertson, as-
sistant dean of the literary col-
lege, Georgina Davidson, '56Ed,
Tawfiq Khoury, Grad., Edith M-
Cluskey,56 Ed, and John Surbis,
Last night's Council meeting also
saw passed motions that SOC
members be allowed expense ac-
counts for operating their offices
and that the coming semester's
student - faculty - administration
conference be co-sponsored by the
Council and the Union.
Motion Recognizes Actuality
SW Vice-President Joel Tau-
er, '57, explained the expense ac-
count motion as "recognition of
a concept that already exists, that
s t u d e n t government members
should not have to pay office-in-
curred expenses out of their own
Union President Todd Leif, '56,
said that a co-sponsored confer-
ence would make for an easy tran-
sition period of sponsorship from
the Union, which established the
conference two-and-a-half years
ago, if SGC should assume com-
plete responsibility for administra-
tion of the semi-annual meeting.
A motion requiring that all SGC
candidates have at least six weeks
experience on the Administrative
Wing prior to election was tabled
and referred back to the Public
Relations Committee for further
The Council also passed on five
Cinema Guild Board appoint-
ments: Gary See, '57 BAd, treas-
urer; Caryl Dumond, '57; Ron
Shorr, '58; Fred Von Esh, '57.
Ralph Kors, '58 E, was named as
J-Hop Tickets
J-Hop tickets will be on sale
for the last time tomorrow morn-
ing in the Mason Hall lobby, Ron
Boorstein, '57, chairman of the
J-Hop Committee, announced yes-

-Daily-Bill Van Osterhout
COACH Vic Heyliger, left, and
Mike Buchanans(2) after '55
NCAA championship win. These
were happier days.
Faces Two
Ice Stars
Two star Michigan hockey play-
ers-forward Wally Maxwell and
defenseman Mike Buchanan-have
been temporarily suspended from
competition by the University
pending investigation of eligibili-
ty charges.
One thing is certain at this
time: neither Maxwell, the team's
top goal-scorer, or the rugged Bu-
chanan will be in action against
Michigan State in the series this
weekend. Only time will tell their
future in collegiate hockey.
Expense Money Given
Charges were announced yester-
day that both players received ex-
pense money while trying out with
amateur farm teams of two pro-
fessional hockey clubs.
Maxwell was given a three-day
tryout, while still in high school,
with the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Buchanan was given the same kind
of arrangement in the Chicago
Black Hawks and the St. Louis
,Flyers' chain.
Under Canadian rules the issu-
ance of expense money doessnot
mean loss of amateur standing.
Under the tightening Big Ten and
NCAA regulations, however, such
a set-up could be considered a
Source of the charge was not
disclosed by the Big Ten commis-
See MAXWELL, Page 3
'New York
Faces Dire4
Fuel Need
NEW YORK W--The Real Es-
tate Board of New York warned
Mayor Robert Wagner yesterday
that "a catastrophe is in the mak-
ing" as a result of the city's fuel
Clinton W. Blume, president of
the board, wired the mayor that
some multiple dwelling will begin
to exhaust their fuel in 24 hours
and hundreds more would run out
of supplies "from hour to hour
from then on."
Three thousand truck drivers,
members of the Teamsters Union.
began the walkout Sunday. The
drivers deliver virtually all of the
coal and 60 per cent of the fuel
oil used in four of the city's five

of police gunfire between 10 a.m.
and midnight yesterday.
The last previous official count
earlier yesterday had given the
total dead as 10 since Monday in
all Bombay State.
The federal government in New
Delhi said it was helpless unless
Bombay authorities asked army in-
tervention to stop the rioting.
Police had got new curfew or-
ders yesterday to shoot down dis-
turbers on sight.
Then the biggest concerted at-
tack on police came last night.
Police Battle
Several hundred Marathi-speak-
ing Indians, whose community rep-
resents about half , of Bombay's
three million people, engaged in
battle with police in the Sewri slum
Gangs of demonstrators violated
the new curfe wsimultaneously in
six places at 10 p.m. Police re-
ported they fired at each disturb-
Government sources said that
outside the shooting area 250 oth-
er persons were injured Wednes-
day by acid bombs, stonings and
arson fires.
Rail communication between
Bombay and central and southern
India was paralyzed by sabotage
between Bombay and Poona,
Elsewhere mobs placed boulders
on the tracks and broke overhead
power lines. They tried one at-
tack on the Chola powerhouse that
supplies railway electric current.
Firemen and police had been on
emergency duty 72 hours straight.
At one point six police were
wounded by a homemade bomb
thrown among them. This was in
addition to dozens of firemen, po-
lice and home guards wounded in
mob violence.
The chief minister of Bombay
State, Morarji Desai, was reported
en route to New Delhi to confer
with Nehru.
Official sources in the capital
said Nehru would make no deci-
sion until he confers with Desai.
He personally represents the big
Gujerati language group that in-
sists Bombay city must not be
handed over to the Marathi-speak-
ing state.


'Better Keep'
Extra Stocks
Patton Says
WASHINGTON () - Senator
Hubert Humphrey (D-Minn) and
president James G. Patton of the
National Farmers Union suggested
yesterday it might be a good idea
to hold on to the government's
stocks of surplus farm products.
Patton testified before the Sen-
ate Agriculture Committee, of
which Humphrey is a member, in
its consideration of new farm leg-
They agreed that the sur-
pluses in government hands-now
amounting to about eight billion
dollars worth-might be used as
a civil defense reserve in case of
"If we have been on the verge
of war three times recently" Pat-
ton said, "we'd better keep these
His remark was based on state-
ments of Secretary of States Dulles
that three times in the last 18


-Daily--Sam Ching
WORKMEN GRIN as work nears end on the Union's South
Cafeteria, which will open Feb. 8 "come hell or high water,"
according to Frank Kuenzel, Union general manager. The base-
ment cafeteria will not be completely finished by opening date,
but the walls will be panelled when work ends on the Snack Bar
and Cafeteria, about two weeks later.
Rep. Thompson Reveals
Air Base Bribe Attempt
WASHINGTON (P-Rep. Ruth Thompson (R-Mich) said yester-
day she was offered a $1,000 campaign contribution to support the
bid of Cadillac, Mich., for a jet base.
Thus, Miss Thompson brought out in the open a, story which had
been rumored last year after she testified in a closed-door session
before the House Appropriations Committee.
Chose Rival Site
Subsequently, the Air Force picked a rival site in Kalkaska
County outside her congressional "

months the country was at
brink of war.


Navy Asks
More Ships
told Congress yesterday it must
push the building of big carriers
and nuclear ships "to insure our
survival" because Russia is now
second only to the United States as
a naval power.
Admiral Arleigh A. Burke,. chief
of naval operations, said the Sov-
iets have more than 400 sub-
marines and even 18 months from
now the U.S. undersea fleet will
contain only half as many.
"We cannot afford a holiday,"
Burke said.

Cadillac is in her district.
Miss Thompson gave her version
of the alleged "bribe" in an open
letter to members of the Wexford!
County Jet Air Base Committee.
She said that during last year's
long controversy over a site for
the base, she was approached in
Washington "by a man who ap-
parently has assumed the role of
intermediary between some people
in Cadillac and myself.
Offer $1,000
"I now state that he told me
bluntly that I 'must support the
air base in Cadillac' and then
added 'the Cadillac boys are go-
ing to give you a thousand dollars
for your campaign.'"
Miss Thompson said she "re-
jected the proposal with all the
vehemence at my command, much
as I wanted to see the base in the
9th district."
Her statement continued:
"Never at any time have I known
the number of persons who sought
to bribe me. Never, at any time,
have they been identified to me
by their names.
"Never have I told anyone that
I knew the number or the names
of the would-be bribers. They
were mentioned as living in Cadil-
lac by the person who proposed the

A rguments
Over Dulles
WASHINGTON (P)-Foreign and
domestic controversy over Secre-
tary of State John Foster Dulles'
"brink of war" statements swirled
on without letup yesterday but
Senator Alexander Wiley (R-Wis)
predicted it "will blow over soon."
The uproar showed no immediate
signs of fading, however, with
these new developments:
Sen. Hubert Humphrey (D-
Minn) told the Senate that the,
now-famous Dulles interview in
Life magazine has delivered the
United States "into the hands of
the Soviet propaganda machine."
This was the article in which
Dulles was quoted as saying
"ability to get to the verge of war
without getting into the war is
the necessary art."
Sen. Styles Bridges (R-NH) re-
plied to criticism of Dulles by
Democrat Adlai Stevenson, saying:
"Rather than being criticized for
'brink of war' policies, the secre-
tary should be commended that
his policy is to keep us out of

Blames U.S.
For Defense
Of Formosa
Hope Still Seen
For Negotiations
GENEVA ()-A Red China en-
voy charged yesterday that pos-
sible agreement with the United
States to renounce use of force
had been blocked by U.S. insistence
on defending Formosa.
U.S. Ambassador U. Alexis John-
son declared a 2,500-word state-
ment by Special Ambassador
Wang-Pingnan reflected "to some
extent" the progress made here in
24 weeks of secret negotiations.
But Johnson stated that by om-
missions and misinterpretation
Wang "distorts and perverts the
Secrecy Broken
Wang's statement broke the of-
ficial secrecy on the negotiations
and summarized the Chinese ver-
sion of the exchanges with John-
Johnson said he was disappoint-
ed that the Chinese Communists
"have, again chosen to resort to
propaganda regarding the talks
between Ambassador Wang and
"At the beginning of our talks
we agreed that progress would
best be achieved by promptly an-
nouncing our agreements and re-
franing from publicly airing our
Johnson said Wang's statement
"to some extent reflects the pro-
gress that it has thus far been
possible to make In seeking a_
commitment by the Chinese Com-
munists to renounce the use of
force to achieve objectives.
"However, by partial quotation
and misinterpretation the state-
ment distorts and perverts facts
with regard to our discussions on-
cerning the exact wording of such
a commitment.
"The statement also attempts to
gloss over the stark failure of the
Chinese Communists to fully carry
out their commitment of Dec. 10
expeditiously to release all Ameri-
cans on, the mainland of Chia
desiring to return."
Submitted Proposal
Wang said that last Oct. 27 he
submitted the draft of a proposal
committing both Peiping and the
UnitedStates to peaceful means
of settling issues between them--
an the condition that U.S. Secre-
tary of State Dulles meet with
Premier Chou En-lai.
Johnson countered, the state-
ment continued, with a draft by
which both sides would commit
themselves to renounce use of
force - except in individual and
collective self-defense-"mn general
and with particular reference to
the Taiwan Formosa area."
Occupy Taiwan
This meant, said Wang, that
Red China would have to accept
"the U.S. occupation of China's
territory, Taiwan" and was there-
fore absolutely unacceptable.
It) was not clear whether the
United States ever specifically ac-
cepted or rejected the Chinese
condition that Dulles hand Chou
meet. The Peiping government has
long pressed for a top-level con-
ference to settle Far Eastern is-
sues and resolve the tension aris-
ing from its claim to Formosa.
But Washington has rebuffed this
idea on the ground such a meet-
ing would amount to recognition
of the Peiping regime.
cU' Students

Admit Theft.
Of Milk Truck
Police said two University stu-
dents admitted taking a milk truck
early yesterday morning while the
driver was in a restaurant.
The students, wailed for investi-
gation of unlawfully driving away
an automobile, are Rudolph M.
Thompson, '56, and Duane D.
Oiatt .'56

'U' Student Passes

Grtm Search Contnues
After Tanker Explosion
LAKE CHARLES, La. (A'-Two bodies and pieces of other' bodies
floated ashore yesterday as the grim search continued for the seamen
-perhaps as many as 25-who worked aboard the tanker Salem
Maritime when it exploded.
The death toll could even grow higher than 25, for as the mon-
strous flames burst from the gasoline-filled tanker Tuesday night
they were reported to have sucked in some workers on docks of the
Cities Service Oil Co., refinery.
But no official could release an authoriatative list of the missing.
Dr. Harry S. Snatic, Calcasieu Parish coroner, guessed,,about 25 of
he 41-man crew were missing.
ICities Service, which owned the
tanker, estimated 20.
The split and settling tanker
continued to burn dangerously,
E ing from flaming oil.
the new initiates to the Michigan Cities Service. would not allow
Bar. reporters on the huge refinery,
Name Buried about six miles from here, as the
However, his amazement turned search went on by the waters of
to joy when a Daily reporter, hear- the Lake Charles.
ing his story, uncovered the Ply- A company spokesman reported
mouth resident's name on a list pieces of four bodies had been
buried in the circular file. found.
Now Kidston is, attempting to Two charred bodies were car-
ascertain his position with the ried to local funeral homes this
State Bar while preparing class morning. Both were unidentified,
schedules for his final semester at although an undertaker described
t~he haQ Uvsty.aone as that of a Cities Service


Still shy of graduation require-
ments by 30 hours, a University
student has found himself in the
unusual, if not unique, position of
being a member of the Michigan
As a result of passing the Sep-
tember Bar exams, Roger Kidston,
a student in the Law School-liter-
ary college integrated program,
has become the object of chides by

for the exams. Study time was at
a premium.
Since Kidston had attended
summer session classe last year, as
he had done for two previous years,
the task odf settling down for
more serious studying was even
more difficult.
Exams Stolen
During the current semester, he
continually worried about his
schowing on the test. His anxious-
ness to hear the results was in-
erln7gfd VP fl1 r? 4he sate'


National Roundup
By The Associated Press
NEW YORK-Trading was brisk yesterday in the new Ford Motor
shares, with quotations ranging from a top of $70 a share to a low of
The 10,200,000 shares were sold at $64.50 each, so everyone who
bought on the offering had a profit.
The shares traded briefly Tuesday following clearance of the
issue by the Securities and Exchange Commission. Yesterday morning
they were quoted at $70 bid, $70.25 asked, but drifted down to $67.87
bid, reportedly because of selling in London and Amsterdam.
* * * *
WASHINGTON-President Dwight D. Eisenhower has allotted a
half hour-the usual amount of time-to'his first full-scale news con-
ference today since his September heart attack.
Presidential Press Secretary James C. Hagerty made a point of

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