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Latest Deadline in the State

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'U' Sets Up Project
For Parking Lot
SGC Recommends Locating Site
On North Campus Boulevard
The University has set up a project for a 250-space student park-
ing lot on North Campus.
In a letter to Student Government Council, Vice-President for
Student Affairs James A. Lewis said the lot is to be located "on the,
south side of North Campus Boulevard as you approach the Phoenix
Building going east."
Free shuttle bus transportation between the lot and the main
campus will be provided daily on a regular schedule. The bus ride
takes approximately six minutes. r B
Permanexit Structure Built

Reds Claim Britain, France
Israel Plan Broader Second
Assault on Middle East Nations

According to SGC President

vJury -Rules
Boy's Death
Suicide Case
After hearing testimony of 2
witnesses, a six-man coroner's in
quest jury yesterday confirme
Washtenaw County Juvenile Hom
officials' declaration that Jame
Lillard hanged himself Oct. 22.
Jury deliberated 18 minutes be
for presenting its verdict.
Witnesses were questioned b
County Coroner Dr. Edwin C
Ganzhorn and County Prosecu
ting Attorney Edmond DeVine.
No Mistreatment
All witnesses agreed no mis
treatment of the 14-year-old bo
had been evident on the day o
the suicide.
Testimony of first witness, An
Arbor Police Officer Chester Car
ter, detailed events of the case
Carter said he apprehended Lil
lard the afternoon of Oct. 22 fo
suspicion of theft of scooter parts
Juvenile Home
He testified that Lillard, afte
questioning at the police station
was brought to the Juvenile Home
where "he was placed in a maxi
mum security room" shortly afte
f the evening meal.
Carter said Lillard broke a
feeding door panel of his room
door with a chair prior to hang-
ing himself by a sheet hem sus-
pended from the top hinge of the
All witnesses, including Gilman
Simmons, Neilsen, acting supervi-
sor and matron Mr. and Mrs
Clair Smith, assisting housepar-
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Vander-
Meer, caseworker Risha Sayles
and youths who were inmates the
day of the suicide, corroborated
Carter's testimony.
Iexter Township Supervisor
John C. Sterling, while insisting
a clothesline was in the Home,
Withdrew his charges that vC rope
had been used in the suicide and
concurred with Carter's testi-
Charlotte N. Lillard, mother of
the boy, presented the only dis-
senting testimony when she said
she and her husband had not been
notified that their son had been
taken to the home.
Her charges were refuted by
earlier testimony of Carter and
Negro Pupils
Stage Boycott
In High School
CLINTON, Tenn. ()-All Negro
pupils at Clinton High School
stayed away from classes yes-
terday following new outbreaks
of racial strife this week.,
But one of the group indicated
that the 10 Negroes still attending
the school might return today.
Originally, 12 Negroes were ad-
mitted last August under federal
court order, but two have dropped
* At the same time, Frank Iwin,
superintendent of Anderson Coun-
ty schools, said Clinton High of-
ficials had been instructed not to
give out any further information
relating to integration of the
Student Jailed for
Unpaid Violations

Bill Adams, '57BAd, the lot is being
-< pa issue and reached no conclu-
cars parked there will be under
constant surveillance by Univer-
sity Security Officers.
The greater portion of costs will
be borne by revenue from student
parking permits. According to
Vice-President Lewis, the Plant
Department places cost of grad-
ing, graveling, curbing and labor
at approximately $5,000; other
costs will bring the total project
to $7,000. The additional $2,000
B will not be charged to the Student
- Parking Fund.
d Vice-President Lewis has further
e authorized transfer of $5,000 to
s the proper department so that
construction may begin "at once."
- For two hours, the Council de-
bated handling of the Sigma Kap-
y built as a permanent structure and
A motion by Inter-Fraternity
Council President Tim Leed, '57-
BAd, to cancel Tuesday's forum,
was defeated on grounds that SGC
Y should hear an expression of stu--
f dent opinion on the issue before
they consider it the following day.
n ' Lave Motion Defeated
A motion by Union President
Roy Lave, '57E, thatconstituents
except for Sigma Kappa members,
be allowed to speak only during
r regular constituents' time, was de-
feated because the maorty of
Council members felt expression
r of opinion at the meeting would
, be pertinent to the question.
e Adams, however, said he feared
- open debate would lead to a "cir-
r cus" similar to debate last spring
on deferred sorority rushing.
a After further heated discussion,
Campus Affairs Chairman May-
nard Goldman moved that alum-
nae, legal advisers and delegated
representatives of Sigma Kappa
be allowed to speak at any time
during next Wednesday's meeting.
He later withdrew his motion and
the Council decided to defer dis-
cussion on the question until a
special meeting Sunday.
Open Forum
To Be Held
An open forum on Sigma Kappa
will be held at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday
in the Natural Science Auditorium.
' According to forum director
Ron Shorr, '57E, the forum's main
purpose is to give students a
chance to. air their views con-
cerning the sorority's position on
the University campus.
Student Government Council
1 President Bill Adams, '7BAd, .will
presentall pertinent facts and As-
sistant to the Dean of Men Dave
Baad will moderate a discussion.
Adams will answer questions re-
lating to points of fact.
Members In Audience
SGC members will be in the
audience to hear opinions ex-
pressed by students.
The forum will be the first one
sponsored by SGC. The original
Council plan called for periodic
forums where University issues
could be discussed on an all-cam-
pus basis.
Wednesday, SGC will consider
I the local chapter's position on
campus. The Council has re-
quested Sigma Kappa's National'
Council to present all pertinent
facts concerning its summer sus-
pension of chapters at Tufts and
Cornell after those chapters
pledged Negro women.
Pledges Get
'More Money.

-Daily-Ed Graff
YOUNG DEMS-Gurney Pearsall, '57, president of the campus
NAACP, speaks at the Young Democrat's panel discussion on
racial discrimination in Ann Arbor.
.Local Racial Problems
Remain, Panel Says
Members of last night's panel discussion on discrimination in
Ann Arbor agreed that progress toward solution of racial problems is
sure, but slow.
Donald Pelz, study director for the University Survey Research
Center, reviewed those findings of the Ann Arbor Self Survey which
referred to Negro employment opportunities.
Pelz, who serves as administrative director of the survey on a
volunteer basis, repeated findings recently presented to the Institute
in Human Relations which showed that race was a substantial factor
in local employment opportunities.
Negroes Resigned
"Negroes seem to have resigned themselves in many cases to less
(desirable jobs," he continued.

Hatcher Calls
For Hungary
Aid Funds'
University faculty members will
receive letters soon suggesting
they contribute to a Hungarian
relief fund.
This drive grew out of a motion
passed by the Faculty Senate at
their Monday meeting.
Prof. George M. Mc Ewen of the
engineering English department.
and secretary of the Senate Ad-
visory Committee reported the
motion read as follows: "Where-
as recent developments in Hun-
gary have shocked all of civilized
humanity and whereas the Inter-
national Rescue Committee Inc.
has undertaken to assist Hun-
garian victims of suppression;
therefore be it resolved that this
Senate requests President Hatch-
er to send to each member of the
Faculty a reminder of the great
need which exists and to designate
some agency as depository for fi-
nancial contributions to the IRC."
Prof. George Piranian of the
mathematics department intro-
duced the motion and Prof. George
Katona of Survey Research spoke
in its behalf. Both men are for-
mer Hungarians.
Yesterday, University President
Harlan H. Hatcher sent a letter
to each department acknowledg-
ing their motion.

"There is evidence that Negro
children in the 14-17 year age
group have accepted the patterns
of adults.
They don't indicate that they
would really try for positions
which seem closed to the Negro."
Bob Marshall, a business repre-
sentative on the SGC Human Re-
lations board, called for a more
positive, forceful attack on local
"Problems are not being solved
fast enough," he maintained, "al-
though I am happy to say that
some things look better."
For instance, discrimination in
Ann Arbor's barber and beauty
shops is very definittely ending,
and this is an especially notable
Definite Gains
Gloria West, '58, a member of
the Human Relations Board, said
definite gains were being made by
that group.
She cited the Board's policy of
avoiding publicity as a major rea-
son for its success.
Gurney Pearsall, '57, president
of the Ann Arbor chapter of the
National Association for the Ad-
vancement of Colored People, re-
viewed the local history of the
Past Work
He recalled past work done in
connection with discrimination in
League houses and explained the
"Fairplay" sticker c a m p a i g n
which called upon local business
to demonstrate their willingness
to serve all races.

French Units
Leave Posts
In Mid-East
Delegate Promises
Further Withdrawal
France announced yesterday the
withdrawal of more troops from
Egypt and promised to pull out
additional units soon.
The United Nations police pa-
trol, meanwhile, slowly built up
strength to fill the gap.
"I am authorized to announce,"
French delegate Vincent Broustra
told the UN assembly, "that after
the arrival of the Norwegian com-
pany of the international, force,
the French command withdrew
from Port Said one company of
infantry and one naval commando
unit, and that it is prepared to
withdraw a new echelon after the
arrival of the Yugoslav detach-
ment." -
He gave no figures.
Earlier the French had made
an initial statement that they had
withdrawn about one-third of the
total number of troops they sent
to the combat area for the com-
bined invasion of Egypt with Brit-
The Norwegian unit referred to
by Broustra arrived in Port Said
a week ago. The main force of
the Yugoslav battalion is slated to
land later this week in Port Said.
In other developments in the
Middle East crisis, United Nations
Secretary General Dag Hammar-
skjold announced he expected to
have 4,100 UN troops in Egypt
within two weeks and Egypt's For-
eign Minister Mahmoud Fawzi
once more demanded the invaders
pay at least the material damage
they inflicted.
Invaders Leave
Fawzi demanded -the invaders
leave Egypt forthwith.
Britain and France were report-
ed in London to be resigned to
beginning a large-scale withdraw-
al in a few days.
Joint Judic
Petitions Due
Petitioning for five one-year
terms on Joint Judiciary Council
will close Dec. 6, according to
Chairman Mike McNerney, '57L.
Petitioning is open to all Uni-
versity students who have at least
60 hours of college credit.
Joint Judic hears individual and
group cases of University regula-
tions violations of an all-campus
nature, including driving and'
drinking violations,
Petitions may be picked up from
Carolyn McKenzie, 1020 Admin-
istration Building.

Sabry said Egypt had postponed
acceptance of volunteers from
friendly countries for its armed
forces "because the United Na-
tions now is taking care of the
problem." He added:
Volunteer Problem
"However, the problem of vol-
unteers hangs on whether the UN
solves the present crisis in Egypt."
Sabry said Egypt had asked all
nations of the world for help and
some had shown, willingness toj
send volunteers.
Sabry denied Soviet offiers had
fought in the Egyptian army or
that there was Communist influ-
ence in Egypt.
No Foreign Elements
"Nonsense," he said of reports
about the Soviet officers. "We
shall not allow foreign elements in
our armed forces.
Concerning the infiltration of
Communists in Egypt, our policy is
clear' We will never throw our-
selves in anybody's arms.. ."
Talk Set On
Athletic Aid
Faculty Senate will reconvene
Monday's adjourned meeting at
4:15 p.m. today in the Rackham
A motion tabled last Monday
commending Athletic Director H.
0. "Fritz" Crisler and Prof. Mar-
cus Plant of the Law School for
their work in the area of eco-
nomic aid to athletes will be
brought, to the floor again accord-
ing to Prof. John C. Kohl of the
engineering school and chairman
of the Senate.
At Monday's meeting Crisler and
Plant explained that they would
vote for an "equalization" plan of
financially assisting athletes at
the December 5 gathering of the
Western Conference in Chicago.
It is not clear whether the Sen-
ate is in agreement with Crisler's
position or not. Kohl hinted the
Senate may express opinion on the
matter, saying, "The Faculty Sen-
ate under Regent Bylaws can rec-
ommend policy to the Board in
Control of Intercollegiate Ath-
l lo rroiv

Egypt Asks Time Limit
For Allied Withdrawal)
CAIRO (/)-President Gamal Abdel Nasser's chief political ad-
viser, Ali Sbary, said yesterday Egypt has asked United Nations Sec-
retary General Dag Hammarskjold to fix a time limit for withdrawal
of British, French and Israeli troops from Egypt.
In an interview broadcast by the Egyptian state radio, Sabry said
Egypt made the request through Foreign Minister Mahmoud Fawzi.
Then Sabry added:
Invaders Ignore
"If the invaders ignore decisions of the UN Egypt can take many
steps which we cannot divulge now, but I cannot guarantee that
these steps will not lead to worldol

City Police
Claim Staff
Ann Arbor police department
is slowly reaching full strength
for the first time since the mass
resignation of 11 officers Novem-
ber 20, 1955.
The budget given the police de-
partment by City Council last
July, increased the police staff'
personnel allotment from 77 to
81. After the November resigna-
tions the force was short 19 of-
ficers. The department now claims
a deficit of only eight policemen.
Two Policemen
However according to an esti-
mate which calls for one and one-
half to two policemen per 1,000
citizens, Ann Arbor police de-
partment is understaffed by at
least 31 men.
While the University is in ses-
sion Ann Arbor's population ex-
ceeds 75,000. Based on the esti-
mate of one and one-half to two
policemen per 1,000 citizens Ann
Arbor police staff would be 112
to 150.
The pressure created by resig-
nations necessitated the remain-
ing policemen to go on a 60-hour
week. City Council, concerned
over discontent in the police de-
partment with wages and lack
of overtime pay, called in a public
administration and finance con-
sultant to make a survey of sal-I
aries and worknig conditions.
On the recommendations of the
consultant, all policemen were
given a raise in salary, pay for
overtime, a longevity plan calling
for pay raises after ten years ser-
vice and a four-scale pay level
with provisions for pay raises for
the first 10 years with the depart-
"This, along with the $120 sal-
ary increase granted in Novem-
ber, was an incentive," Police
Chief Casper M. Enkemann said,
"and many applications were re-
ceived, not only from within the
state, but also from men outside
the state."
Main Problem
The main problems after the
mass resignation was, according to
Enkemann, " whether or not to
lower standards to fill vacancies.
Conferences between command
officers, the Police Commission
and the department's employees
resulted in the raising, rather
than the lowering of entrance
The department is now down to
a 44-hour work week and "we
hope to start the 40-hour week in
the near future," Enkemann said.
French Guns
Blast Rebels
ALGIERS ()-French Foreign '
Legionnaires and paratroops, sup-
ported by artillery and planes, yes-'
terday were fighting one of the
biggest battles of the two-year-old
Algerian nationalist rebellion near .

U.S. Blasts
Soviet Arms
Syria Troop Move
On Lebanon Border
Reported by Ankara
By The Associated Press
Russian Foreign Minister Dmitri
T. Shepilov claimed late yesterday
he has "incontestable informa-
tion" that Britain, France, and
Israel plan to attack Syria, Egypt,
Lebanon, and other Near- Eastern
"The Soviet Union, on the other
hand, is determined to support
world peace," Shepilov added.
The statement was made while
Shepilov was stopping over in Co-
penhagen on his flight home from
the United Nations General As-
sembly in New York.
U.S. Accusation
The United States accused Rus-
sia yesterday of adding to Middle
East tension by shipping "sub-
stantial" amounts or arms to
Concern over these weapons de-
liveries also has been expressed to
the Syrian government by the Am-
erican ambassador in Damascus,
the State Department reported.
The Syrian government, how-
ever, is now believed to be under
the control of a group of pro-
Soviet army officers. Reports from
Lebanon, Syria's neighbor to the
west, spoke of the likelihood of an
open coup by the Syrian army
clique to consolidate its position.
Washington Officials
Washington officials said more
than 30 million dollars worth of
Soviet weapons, including light
tanks, artillery, mortars, machine
guns, armored cars and munitions,
have been delivered to the last
year. British sources at the United
Nations furnished bigger figures.
They said the Soviet bloc had
shipped about 60 million dollars
worth of arms to Syria and about
400 million dollars worth to Egypt
up to Nov. 10.
White Statement
Lincoln White, State Depart-
ment press officer, said Russia
has made additional shipments to
Syria "since the Middle East
White's comment contrasted re-
marks by White House Press Sec-
retary James C. Hagerty. Hagerty
reported at a news conference
about the same time that he be-
lieved international tension over
the Middle East "has been greatly
eased over the last two or three
Talking to reporters at Augusta,
Ga., where President Dwight D.
Eisenhower is vacationing, Hag-
erty disagreed with a reporter who
expressed the view that the Middle
East outlook had not improved.
Hagerty cited the cease-fire
gained by the UN in Egypt as well
as the movement of UN police
forces into the area as encourag-
ing signs.
Ike Dispatches
Goodwill Note
To Mollet
PARIS (')-President Dwight D.
Eisenhower has sent French Pre-
mier Guy Mollet a personal letter
reaffirming faith in French-
American friendship and the At-
lantic Alliance.
Diplomatic sources reported
yesterday as United States Am-
bassador C. Douglas Dillon pre-

pared to fly home today for con-
ferences on the differences be-
tween France and Britain on one
hand and the United States on the
French and American sources
described the President's message
as "warm and cordial" but de-
clined to go into details. Dillon
delivered it late last week.

DAC To Present Modern Drama To

"Inheritors," a modern American drama by Susan Glaspell, will
be presented at 8:15 p.m. tomorrow at the Masonic Temple.
"Inheritors" is the third play of the cufrent season for the Dra-
matic Arts Center, Ann Arbor's professional arena theatre.
Joseph Gistirik, director of the DAC and of "Inheritors," described
the play as "rich in poetic imagination," a drama which "examines
our traditions and mores to discover a sturdy faith to nourish Ameri-
ca's future."
Cast of Inquisitors{
'The cast of "Inheritors" is one of the largest ever employed inI
any DAC production to date. Featured players will be Ralph Dris-
chell, Audrey Ward, John MacKay, David Metcalf, James E. Brod-
head and Nell Burnside of the season's company, and guest actor Sid-
ney Walker.
Smaller roles will be played by residents of the Ann Arbor area,
including two University students, Peggy Forward, '58, and John Kaz-
mierowski, Spec. SM.

Fraternity and sorority pledges Guest actor Walker, who will play the leading role in "Inheri-
collected $5,111.40 for the Michi- tors," is a member of last year's company here on a return engage-
gan Association for Retarded' ment, according to Douglas Pardon, DAC business manager.
Chlidren yesterday. Directed and Appeared


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