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'Open Regents Meetings
Should Be Meaningful
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Latest Deadline in the State




SGC Censures


E ditorial'

Does Not Dispute Right To Print;
But 'Dangerous Precedent' Feared
Student Government Council yesterday went on record as "dis-
approving of The Daily's action" in printing a Senior Editorial
endorsing Council candidates.
The Council voted 13 to three in favor of the motion which also
recommended that the Senior Editors seriously re-evaluate their


< Daily First
The Senior Editorial, appearing on the front page of Tuesday's
Daily recommended the election of five candidates. It was the first
time such an editorial had been printed.
Although the Council had no quarrel with The Daily's right to
print such an editorial, it felt that The Daily's monopolistic position
on campus and the precedent the
editorial might establish could be
B endix orp The motion, presented by Cam-
pus Affairs Chairman Lew Eng-
(4N ) man, '57, read:
Selects U "W H E R E A S, The Michigan
Daily, as the sole source and focus
PS e of campus communication, has the
Proj ect Site responsibility to present a fair
and accurate presentation, not
only in regard to its news, but
New Division To Be also in its editorial opinions and;
Q1Ne orth samn us"WHEREAS, The Senior Edi-
.On North Campus tors, as the guiding influence of
Michigan Daily policy, has sup-
By WILLIAM HANEY ported candidates for student go-
Establishment of another re- vernment at a time when no otherI
search-development project at source was open to review or dis-
North Campus will be reviewed pute this action and;
Monday night when Ann Arbor "WHEREAS, many questions
City Council discusses Bendix Avi- have been raised as to the dange-
ation Corporation's proposal for rous precedent established by this
construction of a weapons sys- action;
tems division. "THEREFORE, be it resolved
Bendix has an option-to-buy on that Student Government Council
54 acres of land near Plymouth although it realizes that the Mich-
Road and Green St. Although igan Daily was fully within its
City Council has nothing to do rights in publishing this editorial,
with the transfer of land, an gohon recordasdisapproving on
agreement between city and Ben- The Daily's action in this matter.
dix officials concerning sanitary "Be it further resolved that Stu-
sewage and water facilities must dent Government Council encour-
be reached before the transaction ages serious re-evaluation by the
can be completed. Senior Editors of this action."
According to Guy Larcom, city Members Comment
administrator, the water-sewage Pointing -out that editorials are
agreement will be "substantially not news stories, Assembly Presi-
the same as that made with dent Jean Scruggs, '58, said "SGC
Parke, Davis & Co." or any organization should not be
telling a newspaper what to do."
Defense Dept. Engman said the Council was
In a speech explaining the ra- merely expressing its disapproval
tionale behind the decision to of the action and was not trying
locate the new division at Ann Ar- to tell The Daily what to do.
bor, Bendix president Malcomb P. Daily Editor Dick Snyder, '57,
Ferguson said the division' "will commented, "It wasn't so much a
concentrate on weapons systems question or right. We thought we
requirements of the Department had a responsibility to do it. We
of Defense" and chose North Cam- agree completely with the need
pus because of "a growing con- for fairness and accuracy."
centration of key research and Newly elected Council member,
s c i e n t i f i c facilities centered Scott Chrysler, '59, said he feared a
around the University of Michi- precedent "because other organi-
gan." zations might do the same thing"
Bendix will construct a large in regard to endorsing candidates.
laboratory and engineering build- Substitute Motion
ing in the same area as the Uni- A substitute motion, which was
versity Aeronautical and Automo- defeated was offered by League
tive laboratories, the Phoenix Me- President Sue Arnold, '57Ed. It
morial laboratory with. its new read:
atomic reactor, and the pharma- "SGC realizes that the Michigan
ceutical-medical research labora- Daily was fully within its rights
tories of Parke, Davis & Co. in the publication of its editorial
Tsupporting certain candidates for
Top Scientists SGC. We do, however, feel that
The new division will be staffed See SGC, Page 6

Dorm Plans
Receive OK
Of Regents
First Unit Scheduled
For '59 Completion
Daily City Editor
University officials got a "go-
ahead" from the Board of Regents
yesterday on planning for two
North Campus do'mitory units.
Designed to house 1200 students
each, the units are scheduled for
completion in the first semester
of 1959 and 1961.
Cost is estimated at $6,000,000
each at today's prices. Financing
will be on a self-liquidating basis.
Separate Residences
Vice-President for Student Af-
fairs James A. Lewis said each
unit will include separate resi-
dences for men and women with
shared recreation and dining fa-
The two units, together with the
new women's dorm and North
Campus married students apart-
ments nearing completion, would
add 4200 accomodations to hous-
ing capacity by 1961. Enrollment
is expected to climb 7400 in the
same period.
Vice President Lewis said he
thought general Ann Arbor ex-
pansion could accomodate the
students not accounted for by in-
creased University housing.
Emphasises Need
Emphasising thte need for ad-
ditional residence space, Univer-
sity President Harlan Hatcher
told the Regents, "higher educa-
tion throughout America is getting
to the point where its ability to
provide housing may determine
the educational opportunities of
President Hatcher said that
problems of growth and housing
had been considered by the Reg-
ents, meeting as a Committee of
the Whole, Thursday evening.
(These meetings are not open to
the press.)
The President said housing and
growth estimates were based on
an analysis of growth trends for
the next five years.
The figures used show enroll-
ment increases of: 1852 in 1957,
1682 in 1958, 1887 in 1959, 1418
in 1960 and 1600 in 1961.
The figures are estimates made
by the deans of the University's
16 schools of maximum increases
that can be handled.
'Urged To End
Work Strikes
BUDAPEST, Hungary (P) - A
labor spokesman said yesterday
the Budapest Council of Workers
has agreed to urge all workers in
the capital to return to their
jobs today.
If they obey, the paralyzing
general strike which followed the
shooting revolt will be over.
The agreement followed an all
night session with Janos Kadar,
the man chosen by the Russians
to be Hungarian premier.
The spokesman did not disclose
how the embattled premier got
the council to abandon its de-
mands for reinstatement of Imre
Nagy as premier and withdrawal
of Soviet troops.


'M' Gridders

In Final Home Contest


Egypt Protests Action
To Clear Sunken Ships
CAIRO W) - Egypt protested indignantly yesterday against a
British-French plan to start clearing sunken ships from the blocked
Suez canal.
The new objections were raised soon after Dag Hammarskjold, UN
secretary general, opened his series of talks with President Nasser on
how the United Nations police force may be deployed for peace in
the Mideast.
At the outset there was every sign that Egypt has taken a stand
against all but the-most limited assignments for the UN force in Egypt.
Hammarskjold and Nasser op-

-Daily-John Hirtzei
WILD'S BURNS-Firemen seek source of fire in a $75,000 fire
that gutted the front of Wild's men's shop and left other nearby
businesses damaged by smoke.
Fire Guts Wild's;
Bla-me On Wiring
Overloaded wiring was blamed by Ann Arbor firemen for a major
alarm fire yesterday that left most of Wild's men's store gutted by
flames, smoke and water.
Damage to clothing inventories and the building at 311 S. State
was estimated at $75,000 by an insurance adjuster who investigated the
results of the fire. No one was injured.
Cousin's dress shop to the north experienced light smoke damage,
while upstairs offices were damaged more heavily.
The blaze broke out around 6:30 p.m. in -a false ceiling near the
store front. Art Stauch, fireman in charge of operations, blamed the
use of a fuse too heavy for the



ened their talks yesterday and
scheduled more for today facing
the newly added battle of words of
the task of repairing the canal.
Egypt adamantly insists Bri-
tish-French occupation' forces
must get out before anything is
done toward reopening the canal.
The British royal navy and the
French command announced yes-
terday that their joint project to
raise ships already is under way
at the Mediterranean end of the
They told of tentative plans
also for starting at the Red Sea
end held by Egypt when they may
be able to get in.
Egyptian Expectations
" Abdel Kader Hatem, Egypt's
public information officer, made
it clear Egypt expects British and
'rench forces to withdraw at
Clearing the canal may take
from four to six months, a British
navy captain said.
"If Britain and France com-
plain about the obstruction of
navigation, this is due to their
silly aggressive acts," Hatem said
in a statement, "and there is no
way out for them now except to
implement the decision of the
United Nations."
Hatem referred to a UN reso-
lution calling for immediate with-
drawal of French, British and Is-
raeli forces from Egypt.
No Egyptian Word
At Port Fuad, it was announced
French Vice Adm. Jean Champion
has been put in charge of a Brit-
ish-French group to take over the
huge task of clearing the canal.
Egypt has given no indication
that it will begin clearing the
three-fourths of the canal it con-
At least 47 ships and two
bridges were sunk in the canal.
One diplomatic source near the
conference table in Cairo suggest-
ed Egypt may be asking a firm
promise from Hammarskjold that
UN soldiers will be withdrawn
from Egypt as soon as Egypt feels
they no longer are needed.
The UN force now is building
up at Abu Suweir Airbase near Is-
mailia, midpoint on the canal..
Brig. Amin Helmy, Egyptian li-
aison officer with the police force,
was quoted by the Egyptian Mid-
dle East news agency as saying
none of the UN soldiers will leave
the air base before next week.

E, t
. g

electrica'. load and combustible
packing materialindthe false ceil-
ing for the fire.
Actual flames were largely
limited to spaces between the walls
of the building and the show case
in front of the store. However,
within minutes smoke began bil-
lowing into the Virginian restau-
rant next door, routing an excited
dinner-time crowd from half-fin-
ished meals and leaving food
stocks a complete loss, according to
employees there.
Firemen were called to the
scene within minutes by Harold
Runth, maintenance man who was
working in the tailor shop above
the store. Runth was able to es-
cape down the front steps, while
Helmut Brettenschneider, a tailor
who was working late upstairs, was
blocked by flames but climbed out
of a rear window onto a television
repair truck and moved into posi-
tion in the alley below.
Store owner George A. Wild
commented that he expected to
resume business "as soon as we
can," which he anticipated would
be sometime after the Christmas

Prof. Sander's
Of Latin Dept.
Expires HereI
A member of the University
staff for 46 years, Professor
Emeritus Henry Arthur Sanders,
died yesterday at St. Joseph's Hos-
Joining the University's Latin
Department as an instructor in
1893, ,and becoming a full pro-
fessor in 1908, the former author
and educator retired in 1939.
Born in Livermore, Maine, he
received degrees from Farming-
ton, Maine, State Normal School,
and the Coburn Classical School,
in Waterville. He obtained his AB
degree from the University of
Michigan, his PhD from the Uni-
versity of Munich and finally, in
1940, his LHD degree from Colby
Surviving him are his wife
Charlotte lone Sanders, whom he
married in 1913, a daughter, Mrs.
Henry H. Adams of Annapolis.

'U' Liberals
Reject LYL
Group Here
(EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the fifth
of six articles arising from a year-
long investigation of the Labor Youth
League at the University of Michigan
begun by writer Dygert when he was
Daily city editor in 1955-56. This ar-
ticle describes how LYL was seen by
the people around it.)
A few years ago, the Labor
Youth League was a martyr for
many of the campus liberals, who
assumed the responsibility of de-
fending the LYL's freedom of
speech and assembly against the
inquisitiveness of Investigators.
These liberals were by no means
a majority of the students, but
they were vocal. Together with
LYL members, who welcomed
their support, they made noise
and attracted attention far out of
proportion to their actual num-
bers and influence.
However, even liberal student
leaders began to reject the LYL
a couple of years ago. In Novem-
ber, 1954, Paul Dormont's petition
to be endorsed by the Common
Sense Party (a short-lived stu-
dent political party formed by
student liberals) in Student Leg-
islature elections was denied.
Less than a month later, after
the LYL had advertised in The
Daily against the creation of SGC,,
a well-known student liberal,
Leah Marks, wrote a letter to the
editor saying, "I wonder if LYL's
advertisement against SGC was
placed in the knowledge that if
LYL takes a stand against SGC,
most students will vote for SGC.
Perhaps LYL hopes to use cam-
pus dissatisfaction resulting from
the passage of SGC to its own
Although Miss Marks overesti-
mated the LYL's ability to see
beyond the presentaher observa-
tion that most students did not
like the'LYL was correct.
Even before that, LYL had been
gradually becoming nothing more
than a curiosity to most students.
And students lost their curiosity
when they learned that attending
an LYL meeting might look bad
on their records.
SAC Board
In the last year or so, the LYL
has not even been able to get
studentsexcited about their. case
before the Subversive Activities
Control Board. One reason was
that LYL did very little advance
publicizing of their functions last
year; another is that students
don't want to get mixed up with
it; and both reasons proceed from
the suspicion created in post-war
years and early fifties by Con-
gressional investigating commit-
tees and revelations of police files
on participants.
Although it attempted to infil-
trate, dominate and influence
student organizations, it met with
little success. Those it set up as
fronts accomplish'ed almost noth-
ing and lived short lives.
Last year, the number of stu-
dents at their meetings was usu-
ally about 20, sometimes less,

'Seek Fourth
Big Ten Win
Daily Sports Editor
Michigan's 1956 football edition
makes its final home appearance
this afternoon against Indiana with
the tag of "heavy favorite" placed
upon the still hopeful Wolverines.
As the Big Ten race enters an-
other dramatic finish, this after-
noon's encounter is mostly over-
shadowed by the two big games-
Ohio State at Iowa and Michigan
State at Minnesota.
From the Michigan viewpoint,
Iowa must lose and Minnesota had
better lose to give any chance for
Michigan to represent the Big Ten
in the Rose Bowl. Today the Wol-
verines can only hope, while at the
same time point toward a fair
Indiana squad that has been
known to win an upset or two in
recent years.
Hoosiers Pull Apart
In fact, it was just two years ago
that Indiana bolted an Ann Arbor
crowd with a narrow 13-9 victory.
Last fall, Michigan rolled to a 30-0
win in its eighth game against the
A strong incentive to win soundly
seems to be here for the Wolver-
ines, who will have six seniors in
the starting line-up. Making their
final appearances in the Michigan
Stadium will be ends Ron Kramer
and Tom Maentz, tackle Al Sig-
man, guard Dick Hill, center Mike
Rotunno, and right halfback Terry
Other key seniors include end
Charlie Brooks, guard Clem Cr-
ona, quarterback Jim Maddock,
and second right half, Ed Shan-
non. Two reserves are back John
Greenwood and halfback-end Dave
Orwig, Nyren Return
Several players who should have
senior ranking but who still have
another year of eligibility (by not
playing enough their first year)
include linemen Jim Orwig, Mary
Nyren, Jim Davies, and Larry
Faul. Back Mike Shatusky actu-
ally is a second semester junior
and has one season left.
Another interesting note for to-
day's game is that a crowd of any-
where over 55,800 will put Michi-
gan's home attendance this year
up to an all-time high of over the
1949 record of 563,363.
Barring bad weather, the new
record will be made possible by the
seventh home game andincreased
Stadium size. The 1949 mark was
made with only six contests, but no
other school in the country has
ever played before more home fans.
Both Teams in Top Shape
Both teams today seer to be in
better physical shape than at any
time since the season started. Barr
will be available for action after
shaking most of the effects of his
persistent ankle injury.
See BARR, Page 3
Group Makes
IM-Day' Plans
A conference is being held to-
day to plan Michigan Day.
This day will be held sometime
in March as an introduction to
Michigan for prospective students
coming from junior colleges.
Representatives from ten junior
colleges came here yesterday to
confer. Michigan Day is under
the direction of the Admissions

office and is run with the help
of the Michigan Union.
Don B. Feather of the Admis-
sions office is in charge of the
conference and is being assisted
by Don Koster '57, of the Union.
New women's dormitory will be

with top scientists and engineers
from other Bendix groups and will
move to Ann Arbor from Detroit
within the next month.
Completion of the first building
is, expected in August, 1958, ap-
proximately the date Ann Arbor
Water and Sewage Departments
will have facilities available for
Parke, Davis & University de-
mands at North Campus.
Within three to five years the
new division will house 1,000 sci-
entists, engineers and staffmen,
Ferguson said.
Hungafy Gets
County Help
. t

legents View
North Campus
Sewer Plans
At their November meeting,
yesterday, the Regents were in-
formed that the University and
the City of Ann Arbor are in
agreement on the terms of a con-
tract for extension of water and
sewer trunk lines to North Cam-
" University Vice President Wil-
bur K. Pierpont, who submitted
the report, also indicated the con-
tract may be ready for signature
I within the next wee
AUAA&A U,~ *L~lU

Atomic Reactor Future Outlined By Breech, Hatcher

Contributions are being received Pierpont's report also cited pro-
gaia he ompaign toheir r votHu gress on several University pro-
gainst communism, according to jects. Included was the fact that
George Milroy, drive co-chairman. site work for the Washington
received Heights Women's Residence Hall
endorsement from prominent has been started. The building is
state and local leaders, is being expected to be in operation in
sponsored by the Washtenaw11958.
County Young Republican Club. ,$167,771
Urging support of the emer- The Regents accepted gifts and
gency drive, State Rep. George W. grants totaling $167,771.93 yes-
Sallade said, "The revolt of the terday. Two grants were received
from Foundations' Fund for Re-
Hungarian people against tyranny frhFon yati ' nd HR
has been an inspiration to free- search in Psychiatry, New Haven,
dom loving people everywhere in Conn. This money is for a re-
the workd." search project entitled, 'Effects

The University officially dedicated the most powerful academically
owned nuclear reactor in existence yesterday as a tribute to1its dead of '
World War II.
University President Harlan Hatcher accepted the one million.
dollar gift of the Ford Motor Company from Ernest R. Breech,
Chairman of the Board of Ford Directors.
In his address, Breech compared the fire of nuclear fission to the
Old Testament fires by which God revealed himself to the Prophet
Moses-the burning bush which was not consumed, and the pillar of
fire on Mt. Sinai,
'Fire That Burns'
In this new fire, Breech said, "the fire that burns and does not
visibly consume, we may read anew the ancient message of hope and
Looking toward the 'future of the Ford Reactor, the automobile
executive predicted "unknown and undreamed-of adventures -
breakthroughs that will 'compel us to rewrite our textbooks in
chemistry, physics, biology and metallurgy.'"
President Hatcher labeled the dedication ceremony a "way-stop"
in the exciting adventure of atomic discovery."
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