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Election Poll Shows Faculty Members Favor Stevenson Tu

o to One

University faculty members pre-'
fer Adlai E. Stevenson for Presi-
dent by a margin of nearly 2-1,
a Daily survey indicates.
Of the 331 respondents in the
survey, 207 or 62.5 per cent named
Stevenson as their choice for the
presidency, while 116, or 35.3 per
cent favored President Dwight D.
Eisenhower. Only two said they
were as yet undecided or had no
Students Like Ike
In a survey of student political
opinion made by The Daily earlyj
in October, the situation was re-
versed. Among the students, Presi-
dent Eisenhower proved to be
the favorite by the same 2-1 ma-

The faculty survey was con-
ducted by means of post cards
distributed to each of the schools
and colleges on the main campus,
On the card, each faculty member
was asked to specify his school or
college, department, general party
affiliation, and presidential choice.
Of the more than 1,000 cards
distributed, 331 were returned.
These were broken down accord-
ing to school or college, depart-
ment, party affiliation and Presi-
dential choice.
Only 45.3 Per Cent Dems
Although 62.5 per cent (207)
of the respondents came out for
Stevenson, only 45.3 per cent (147)
called themselves Democrats. Of
the remaining 60 who chose Ste-
venson, 56 were Independents
planning to vote Democratic and

four were Republicans who crossed vote for Ike, while six percent of

party lines.
Of the 118 (35.3 per sent)
respondents who lined up behind
President Eisenhower, 80. or 25.7
per cent of the total, listed them-
selves as Republicans. Thirty-three
declared themselves Independents,
and three were Democrats who
bolted the party.
Of the total of 90 Independents,
58 backed Stevenson, 33 liked Ike,
and the remaining one was un-
Party Line Crossers
The percentage of respondents
on each side who expressed an
affiliation with one party, yet
planned to vote for the other
party's candidate, favored the
Democrats. Only two per cent of
the declared Democrats would

the affirmed Republicans planned
to vote for Stevenson.
Broken down into schools, the
heaviest score for Stevenson came
from the literary college. Of 213
respondents, 167, or almost 80 per
cent favor Adlai, 42, or, about
20 per cent like Ike, and the re-
mainder affiliate themselves with
a number of minority factions or
are undecided, Among the latter,
there is on Christian Democrat
backing Eugenio Pacelli, one Soc-
ialist, backing Enoch A. Holtwick,
one undecided Independent, and
one Republican who refused to
favor either candidate.
Med School Goes Adlal
Next to lit school, the medical
school proved to be harboring the
highest percentage of Adlai fans.

Of 29 who returned the cards. 69 drews and the State's Rights1
per cent were behind him The Party.
remaining 31 per cent like Ike. Unfortunately, all the schools
The School of Natural Resources and colleges on campus are not
wasn't far behind. There were only included in this tabulation. Some
14 respondents, but eight of them, were not reached in time for the
or 57 per cent, were Stevenson responses to be received, and in
boosters, the remainder backing the cases of some others, there
President Eisenhower. were too few respondents to make
The business administration any individual tabulation signifi-
school was evenly split. Five of 10 cant.
respondents liked Ike. five were Student-Faculty Comparison
for Adlal. When a comparison is made be-
Engine School Likes Ike tween this faculty poll and, the'
The engineering school was the October student survey, broken
source of President Eisenhower's down into schools, Adlal Steven-
greatest support. Out of a total son comes out this way: (Faculty
of 37 votes, the President received poll figures first) Literature, Sci-
32, which amounts to 89 per cent. ence and the Arts, 80 per cent-43
The remaining five were split un- per cent; School of Medicine, 69
evenly, with four going to Steven- per cent-11 per cent; Business Ad-j
I son and one to T. Coleman An- ministration, 50 per cent-12.5 per

cent: and Engineering, 11 per The geology department alone
cent-30 per cent. gave President Eisenhower a ma-
On splitting the College of Lit-Ijority
erature, Science and the Arts into
its departments, the following There were a number of ilespon-
lineup is obtained: ses' which are difficult to tabulate
The sociology department alone wtih the rest. One respondent in
was unanimous in its endorse- the business administration school
ment of Stevenson. There were listed himself as a Communist,
21 respondents, all for Adlai. favoring Vice. President Richard
Stevenson Rooters M. Nixon for the Presidency.
The others fall into place be- Another listed his party affilia-
hind Stevenson this way: English- tion as "faculty" and his presi-
97.5 per cent; political science-94 dential choice as Harlan H. Hat-
per cent; economics-93 per cent; cher, University president. Still
mathematics-85.6 per cent; ro- another, in the .economics depart-
mance languages-85 per cent; ment, said he preferred the parties
speech-79 per cent; zoology-69 with "wimmin and liquor", and in
per cent; history-68 per cent; answer to the question of presi-
physics-62.5 per cent; chemistry- dential choice, declared he did
50 per cent; and geology-25 per "not seek the office, but if drafted,
cent. will accept my country's call."

Union Meeting Reveals
Emotional Nationalism
See Page 4


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Latest Deadline in the State


VOL. LXVII, No. 41
Russians Attack
Hungary Capital
Premier Nagy Appeals for Help;
Security Council Meets Today
By The Associated Press
The Hungarian News Agency MTI sent an urgent teletype mes-
sage to the Associated Press office in Vienna early today saying:
"Russian gangsters have betrayed us, they are opening fire on all of
The Canadian Press reported Budapest radio, heard in Toronto
late last night, said Russian troops had attacked the Hungarian army
in Budapest.
It said Hungarian Premier Imre Nagy was reported to have
appealed to the world for help..
The UN Security Council went into special session shortly before
3 a.m. EST to take up the new Soviet attacks in Hungary.
Requests for a special session was made by US Ambassador
Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr., within less than an hour after nows dis-
---patches told of widespread at-
tacks by Soviet forces throughout
Professors Hungary.
The MIT statement said, "The
Russian troops suddenly attacked
Budapest and the whole country.
V iew .. They have opened fire on every-
a body in Hungary, .It iii a general
,.Prosperity hudrdtankcatake
"During the past hours a few
(EDITORS NOTE: This is the fith pest and Dunafoldvar. There Is a
in a series of articles of faculty heavy fight with the Russians for
member comment on issues in the possession of the key positions of
current campaign. This article dis- the bridge.
cusses the issue of prosperity.) s
I stay open and continued with
By PETER ECKSTEIN the news.. .We shall inform the
While University professors in world about everything," the tele-
economics and business admini- type operator in Budapest said.
stration agree that the nation has "Please inform Europe and the
enjoyed great prosperity in the Austrian government." I
past four years, they do not at- The operator added that MTI
tribute the Administration a ma- itself was under heavy Russian
jor role in that prosperity. fire. It went on:
They also would extend this "James Kadar, party secretary,
judgment to the Truman Admini- George Marosan and Sandor
stration. Disagreement enters in Ronai formed a new government
only the question of how large a and they started to aniihilate the
role government actually should counterrevolution.
play in maintaining prosperity. "They are on the Russian side.
Jerome Snyder, instructor in the Previously, Premier Imre Nagy's
business administration school, government announced Soviet and
described economic activity as Hungarian military leaders have
"fantastically high" made an "encouraging stat" to-
He added, "you can't push em- ward arranging withdrawal of all
ployment any higher--except in Soviet military forces from Hun-
a few pockets" without causing gary.
Prof. J. Phillip Wernette of the
business administration school Fo r D7 C r
said, "it's the businessmen, entre-
preneurs, engineers and scientists]
-and educators if you will-whoR
deserve the real credit" for cur-
rent prosperity.
Prof. Stephen Rousseas of the l R cover
economics department described
government econmoic policies WASHINGTON ( -In an emer-
since the war-under both Demo- gency operation on Secretary of
cratic and Republican Admini- State John Foster Dulles, surgeons
strations-as "stumbling through. yesterday removed a perforated
If we take the various crises we've section of his large intestine.
had since the war, the reasons He was reported to have emerged
we haven't had a depression have from the operation "in good condi-
been largely fortuitous." tion"
While Prof. Rousseas argues Lincoln White, the State Depart-
that our government may not be ment's press officer said a team
able to prevent a depression at of four doctors performed the
present-though it would be able two and one-half hour surgery at
to eventually overcome one-Prof. the Army's Walter Reed Hospital
Wernette advocates a "keep your Nearly five hours after Secretary
shirt on" policy toward business Dulles left the operating room, a
conditions, and argues that he State Department spokesman re-
and other observers were predict- ported in a second bulletin that
ing steady economic .growth ever "in the immediate postoperative
since the end of World War I. period" his condition is "good"
Prof. Rousseas, on the other and that he is now "fully con-
hand, criticized recent statements scious" and has talked with his
by members of the Eisenhower wife and doctors.
Administration "overemphasizing The next medical bulletin on
the idea of a balanced budget." Dulles' condition will be released
He said that while the Admini- tomorrow at 3 p.m., EST, White
stration acted "properly" by cut- said.
ting taxes in the recession of Dulles at first had been thought
1953-54 and that '"i un fn k . o" - ..








-Israeli Ambassador A b b a
Eban said last night his govern-
ment had authorized him to
announce that it would accept
the UN cease fire if Egypt
would do so.
Eban made no mention of
the General Assembly's de-
mand that the attacking forces
withdraw Ifrom Egyptian terri-
oild News
BlY Tht Associated Press

UU'Students Stage Demonstrations
Russian officials visiting the a
University last night were told to .
"Go Where Joe Went" by a plac-
ard-waving crowd of 30 refugee '
students. i


1SPRINGHILL, Nova Scotia -I
More than half of the 113 men
trapped in a coal mine explosion
since Thursday struggled out of
their tomb alive yesterday.
These 59 survivors brought with
them hope that almost all would
be saved. That is, all except one
miner-Charles Burton, the first
man to reach sunlight. He said
he thought about 40 were dead ,
deep in the rock-filled shafts. More
optimistic mine officials and 'work-
ers disputed his estimate.
* * *
ANDALUSIA, Ala. - A Negro
farm worker, who was hauled from
a Florida jail almost a week ago'
by a band of white men, was found'
alive and in "good condition" at
Andalusia yesterday.
The Negro allegedly called "Hel-
lo there, baby" to a white school
teacher at Wildwood, Fla.
A physician said Jesse Woods,
39 years old, had superficial
wounds of the back, apparently
from a beating with a leather
strap. He had been missing from
the Wildwood Jail since Sunday.
* * * -
CHICAGO - Adlai E. Stevenson
said last night that President
Dwight D. Eisenhower "now lacks
the energy for full-time work at'
the world's toughest job." And he,
asked whether this nation wanted
Vice-President Richard M. Nixon
as its commander-in-chief.
Diplomat Quits
After Protest
Of Suez Attack
LONDON (A)-Anthony Nutting
has resigned as Britain's minister
of state for foreign affairs in pro-
test against the British-French at-
tack on Egypt.
The 36-year-old diplomat, who
.two years ago signed the British-
Egyptian treaty to end British
occupation of the Suez Canal zone,
announced his resignation in a
letter made public today by Prime
Minister Anthony Eden.
Nutting has been a steadily ris-
ing star in the British diplomatic
He told Prime Minister Eden he
had been in growing disagreement
for some time with certain aspects
of British Middle East policies.

'here was no boisterousness.
Here to observe American elec-
tions, the three Russians were sur-
rounded in a corridor of the Union
by the orderly group of Latvians,
Lithuanians, and Ukranians who _
merely glared and presented their
painted placards reading-"Wipe yP'
the Blood off Your Hands before -
Coming Here" and "Latvia Bleeds
Under the USSR."
'U' Officials Embarrassed I
University officials were obvl-
cusly embarrassed. State Depart-
ment representatives smiled, one
saying, "Why not? This is a free
country. The more power to them."
Prof. James K. Pollock, chair-
man of the political science de-
partment and supervisor of the ..
Soviet officials' stay here, said he
had "no comment."
It was Prof. Pollock who provid-v
ed the most humorous remark of'
the evening. After sneaking. the
Russian officials in the west door -Daily-Charles Curtiss
of West Quad to avoid the demon- WELCOME?-Demonstrators stand In the Union with signs ready
strators collected in front of the for the arrival of Russian guests of the University.
Union, he came face to face with
the refugees in a basement corri- the bus circled around to the west tion was better organized than the
dor of the Union. They had heard door of the Quad. Denver one..
of his flanking movement. Upon The Soviet visitors are M. '. A refugee who was eavesdrop-
seeing them, a flushed Prof. Pol- Rubenstein, doctor of economic ping outside the room door of Ru-
lack said "These are the people nces at the Soviet Academy of benstein, where the Russians were

Sliatu sky TallieS
SFianal Minutes
Second Half Rally Trips Hawkeyes;
Record Crowd Fills Iowa Stadium
Special to The Daily
IOWA CITY, Iowa - Mike Shatusky; Michigan's third-string
right halfback, came from the furthest limits of oblivion to score
two second-half touchdowns and lead the determined Wolverines tg
a breathtaking 17-14 win over frustrated Iowa.
Shatusky bucked over from the two-yard line with 1:06 minutes
remaining in the contest to send an all-time record crowd of 58,13'
home misty-eyed. The homecoming throng here also saw their team
lose for the first time this year . . . and the distance ,from
Iowa city to Pasadena is now a'?



we wanted to avoid."
Early Attempt Fails#
These same refugees earlier had
failed to contact the Russians at
Willow Run Airport when their
7:45 p.m. plane arrived. They fol-
lowed a caravan to the Union-a
dignitary-loaded University bus
followed by seven cars of 'deter-
mined refugees. When the bus
reached the Union, the University
Patrol informed Prof. Pollock of
the planned demonstration and

Sciences; L. N. Solovyev, a deputy
of the Supreme Soviet, and V. L.
Kudrvavtsec, 'reporter from Iz-
In Deriver, two days ago the
Russians were met by a similar but
much more outspoken demonstra-
tion. Then they commented, "We
don't treat guests like this in our
State Department men labeled'
the placards, "good signs" and
noted that last night's demonstra-

Helping Out

beseiged, translated their com-
ments into English. "They want
the University, officials to stop it,"
he translated, "and they Just can't
understand how a demonstration
can be spontaneous and free and
why the police can't breakit up."
Why did the refufee students do
it? "They are murderers," said one
with a choked voice, "and we are
showing them that they can't pull
'the wool over our eyes."
'Do You Realize .
"Do you realize right now these
criminals are shooting students
like us in Hungary?" added an-
"We aren't doing this for our-
selves," said the most articulate of
the group, "this is for our dead
friends-our mothers and fathers
and brothers and sisters whom the
Russians have murdered or sent
to Siberia.
When the Russians refused to
budge from their rooms to attend
a scheduled meeting because the
demonstrators had lined the path
to the meeting room, Marvin Nie-
huss, Vice-President and Dean of
Faculties at the University, per-
suaded the 30 refugees to wait
outside the Union.
All thirty cooperated, but vowed
they would return this morning.
Noted Pianist
To Perform
Noted French pianist Roberta
Casadesus will appear in a concert
at 8:30 p.m. tomorrow at Hill
The composer and musician will
narform a nroaram of Schumann

little longer.
Four Straight
For Forest Evashevski, Iowa's
grid coach, it marked the fourth
straight heartbreaking defeat at
the hands of his alma mater. Eva-
shevski, who had his team at a
fever pitch for Michigan, threw
everything he had against the visi-
tors, but the Wolverines were
magnificent in the do-or-die
The victory squared Michigan's
Conference record at two and two,
while the Hawkeyes fell from first
to a third place tie with Michigan
State with a three and one mark.
It was almost unbelievable. A
script writer couldn't have done
much better. The fourth straight
year that Iowa had scored two
touchdowns b e f o r e Michigan
scored one. The third straight
year that the Wolverines winning
drive was led by quarterback Jim-
my Maddock. The fourth -straight
year that Michigan won.
And Evashevski is still mumblipg
to himself,
The Wolverines, badly maimed,
playing without the services (ex-
cept for three and one-half min-
utes) of star back Terry Barr and
fighting agaihst a team that was
with vigor that could almost make
peaked for the game, fought back
See MADDOCK, Page 6
Canada Asks
UN Forces
In Middle East
Canada called on the UN emer-
gency Assembly last night to
authorize Secretary General Dag
Hammarskjold to draw plans with-
in 48 hours for an emergency in-'
ternational UN force to police the
war-torn Middle East.
U.S. Chief Delegate Henry Cabot
Lodge Jr., immediately endorsed
the proposal dramatically put be-
fore the Assembly by Canada's
Foreign Secretary Lester B. Pear-
Lodge asked the Assembly to
give the Canadian resolution pri-
ority over two U.S. proposals he
had made for a long-range settle-

Report Alles
Set for Leap~
Into Egypt'
LONDON ()-The fateful .leap
of British and French forces into
Egypt appeared ever more immi-
nent today.
Appeals from the UN for a
softer course were brushed aside
and the die was cast for force
by Britain and- France.
Egyptian reports circulated by
roundabout means claimed the
British and French tried to land
on the Suez Canal yesterday but
were repulsed, with losses, by shore
guns. Egypt said enemy troop
carriers were sunk and captured.
The British and French denied
any such losses.
The final statements through
midnight from the British and
French said their warplanes still
were preparing the way for their
land forces to kick off jhe offen-
In Washington, the Egyptian
Embassy released a statement from
Cairo, saying:
"We are at war with Britain
and France."
This apparently was intended
to counter British-French refer-
ences to the fighting as "a' police
Massing of Syrian, Iraqi and
Jordanian troops in Jordan posed
the threat of a second front on
Israel's eastern border.'
The Israelis said on the western
front their advance patrols had
reached the Suez Canal.
The main Israeli forces were
reported about nine, miles from the
waterway and moving 'freely,
throughout the Sinai Peninsula,
where fighting has stopped. -
An Israeli spokesman said thou-
sands of prisoners had been taken
but most Egyptian officers had
fled, leaving their units to be
captured in Sinai.
Prime Minister Anthony Eden
told the nation in a TV address
that Britain and France had acted
to prevent a greater conflict in
the Middle East.




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