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Vice-President Position

DETROIT tom)-James J Nance,
former Studebaker-Packard pres-
ident, was elected a Ford Motor Co.
vice-president in charge of mar-
keting. He will assume the post
Nov. 1 -
x Nance, who resigned from Stu-
debaker-Packard last Aug. , also
was named to the Ford's adminis-
tration committee and will serve
as chairman of the company's
merchandising committee.
Nance stepped out as president
of Studebaker-Packard after much
of Packard's assets were taken over
by Curtiss-Wright Corp.
Studebaker-Packard announced
that Nance would be paid $286,000
for relinquishing his $150,000-a-
year contract. The agreement stip-
'ulated, however, that Nance would
forfeit the settlement if he joined
a competitor.
Ford spokesmen declined com-
ment when asked by newsmen
whether the company had made a
settlement with Nance to cover the
Studebaker-Packard serverance
pay he apparently forfeited by
joining Ford.

Nance joined Packard Motor Car
Co. in 1952 as president, following
top executive posts with the Na-
tional Cash Register Co., Frigidaire
division of General Motors and the
Hotpoint division of General Elec-
0lympic TV
MELBOURNE, (/P)-Lt. Gen. Sir
William Bridgeford, chief executive
officer of the Melbourne Olympic
Games, said yesterday night he
had no doubt the games would be
He said negotiations still were
going on and he was certain both
Australian and overseas television
stations would participate in the
games Nov. 22-Dec. 8.
United States television com-
panies recently withdrew from all
negotiations following a dispute
over the amount of film footage
permitted for TV purposes.,

Mayor Cobo
To Arrive.
Detroit Mayor Albert E. Cobo,
Republican candidate for governor,
will arrive in Ann Arbor Monday
for a campaign visit.
Cobo's visit will begin with a 5
o'clock press conference at the
Ann Arbor Republican headquar-
ters. After a 5:30 p.m. discussion
with the farm committee, a din-I
ner is scheduled at 6 o'clock at the
Michigan Union followed by a ral-
ly at 8 o'clock at Ann Arbor High
School. Ann Arbor's Mayor Wil-
liam E. Brown, Jr., will introduce
Cobo at the rally.
All mayors and village presidents
in Washtenaw county have been
invited to Ann Arbor to meet Cobo
during his visit.
Heading the rally as co-chair-
men are Clan Crawford, Jr. of Ann
Arbor and Gordon Gable of Ypsi-
lanti. Mr. Brymer Williams of
Ann Arbor will handle arrange-
ments for the campaign dinner.


Speech Fraternity To Cite Objectives

Al it

A spirit of unity among students.
professional people, and faculty
are part of the objectives of the
University chapter of Sigma Alpha
Eta, national speech and hearing
These objectives will be stressed
in the program, 7:15 p.m. today in
the Speech Clinic, when Dr. Harlan
H.,Bloomer, Director of the Speech
Clinic, will explain speech correc-
tions and its opportunities in wel-
coming students back to the first
meeting of Sigma Alpha Eta.
As is the custom in the group's
programs, a social period will fol-
low the talk, and students and fac-
ulty exchange "news and views."
A guest speaker is scheduled for
each meeting and guest speakers
for the coming year include Dr.
George Kopp of Wayne State Uni-
versity, secretary of the American
Speech and Hearing Assoiation
and Ruth Curtis of the Detroit
school system, who will talk on the
role of public schools in speech
Sigma Alpha Eta is engaged in
a special project in the form of a
descriptive study, the results of
which will be read at the National
Convention of the American
Speech and Heairng Association in
Chicago this November.
Members are planning to travel
to Chicago with the project.
Another project still in the plan-
ning stage is a series of trips to
various institutions in Michigan
such as the Cerebral Palsy Insti-
The first meetiiig of the season,
as well as the other programs of
the fraternity, are open to any
who are interested in the problems
of speech and hearing,
Varsity Night
To Highlight
Local Talent
This Saturday evening at 8:15'
p.m. campus and professional tal-
ent will gather on the stage of Hill
Aditorium to present the Uni-
versity's talent review - "Varsity
Campus talent includes the Red+
Johnson Quartet, an instrumental
group headed by Dave Van Fleet,
pianist Clark Bedford, tap dancer
Gary Clickard and a female vocali
trio headed by Ann Holtgren.
Marching Band Twirler- John
Kirkendahl will also perform.
Member of the Canadian Olympic
team Ed Gagnier will perform as a
unicyclist and juggler.
Also in the big show will be
Michigan's two outstanding foot-
ball ends Ron Kramer and Capt.
Tom Maentz.
Big attractions are the $75 and
$25 prizes to be awarded to the'
two top acts. Tickets for the show
are on sale in the Administration
Building from s a.m, to 5 p.m.
daily and will be on sale at the
auditorium box office Saturday.
The show is sponsored by Uni-
versity bands.
Two Doctors
Given Awards
NEW YORK (P)-Two doctorsI
were honored with E. Mead John-s
son awards for their contributions
to child health.
Dr. David Gitlin of Boston, who
is associated wtih the Harvard
Medical School and the Children's1
Hospital in Boston, received thel
award for research in the physiol-
ogy of human plasma and struc-
tural proteins.
Dr. Arnall Patz of Baltimore,
opthalmology instructor at Johns
Hopkins University, received an-

other Johnson award for research
in showing that oxygen in incuba-
tors was the main factor in caus-
ing a disease of blindness in pre-
mature infants.

Members of Sigma Alpha Eta, national speech and hearing
fraternity examine models of vocal and auditory mechanisms.
From left to right are Muriel Schostak, '57, president; Peter
Rettich, G, publicity chairman; Elizabeth Tassone, '57, program
chairman; Sylvia Shertzer, G; Jean Davidson, G; Lorayne Levy,
G; Mary Larson, '57, recording secretary; Rosenarie Feldstein, '57,
project chairman; and Phyllis Singer, '57, corresponding secretary.

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CBS Receives
Fror Murrow
NEW YORK (P) - Columbia
Broadcasting SystemInc. yester-
day announced the resignation of
Edward R. Murrow as a director.
In his letter of resignation,I
Murrow said he was in the process
of negotiating a new, long-term
contract with CBS. He said he
considered it inappropriate to re-
main on the board while these
negotiations were in progress.
Murrow, who received more than
$300,000 last year in salary and
other income from CBS, is an
owner and co-producer of "Person
to Person" and "See It Now," two
highly successful TV programs.. He
also does a radio commentary five
days a week for CBS.
Murrow said his resignation as a
director would have no effect upon
his TV and radio activities with
CBS unless, of course, no agree-
ment could be reached on the new
The TV commentator refused to
disclose terms or duration of the
contract now being negotiated.
Trade circles said it probably was
a blockbuster in the neighborhood
of almost half a million dollars a
Dems To Hold
Fund Drive
Democratic party workers will
canvass Washtenaw county Tues-
day for contributions to the "Dol-
lars for Democrats" fund raising
Heading the drive will be Ken-
neth Heininger of Ann Arbor. He
will be assisted by committee mem
hers from throughout the county.
The Democratic County committee
made plans for the campaign at a
meeting Tuesday night.
People wishing to contribute are!
being asked to turn on their porch 1
lights Tuesday night.
Heininger stated that every can-
didate, officer of the party, and
interested Democrats "will cover
all sections of the county."
Reports from Peter P. Darrow,
county campaign manager; Forrest
Shaw, registration drive chairman;
and Neil Staebler, state chairman,
were included in the business of
Tuesday night's Democratic Com-
mittee meeting.


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