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eirMakes US. Trip to Discuss Gaza


Prof. Eldersveld
Issues Statement
(Editor's Note: The Daily regrets any misunderstanding or erroneous
impressions created by the lead story in yesterday's paper. It also regrets
any embarrassment to candidates Eldersveld and Brown, and to City
Administrator Guy Larcom.)
Following is a statement by Prof. Samuel J. Eldersveld, of the
political science department, Democratic candidate for Mayor:
"I was shocked yesterday to read a distortion of what I said in
an interview which appeared in Saturday's Daily.
"When queried by the reporter about my opponent's claim of a
conflict of interest' I stated that the Democratic party did not feel
this was a legitimate campaign issue. I did state that if, and the if was
stressed, one wanted to use Mr. Brown's logic, the charge could be
turned against him.
However, I clearly stated I had no intention of doing so. I did not
say that Mr. Brown presently owned the local Chevrolet Agency. I did
not say he was on the board of the Ann Arbor Construction Co. I did

Britain Hit
In Shipyards.
LONDON ()-Britain's 200,000
shipyard workers walked out yes-
terday in a strike that threatened
to spread through key manufac-
turing industries employing up to
three million men.
The crippling labor disputes-
the worst in Britain since the gen-
eral strike of 1926-burst upon
Prime Minister Harold Macmillan
just five days before his Bermuda
conference with President Dwight
D. Eisenhower, opening Thursday.
Leaders of the 40 unions in the
Confederation of Shipbuilding and
Engineering Unions called out the
shipmakers to support demands
for a 10 per cent pay increase.
The CSEU at the same time or-
dered a strike for next Saturday
among the nation's engineering
workers-key employees in manu-
facturing industries such as ma-
chine tools, aircraft, automobiles,
electrical equipment and heavy
machinery. They also demand a
10 per cent pay increase.
If prolonged, the shipyard strike
could have a disastrous effect on
the nation's economy.
Labor's disgruntlement stemmed
from a steady rise in the cost of'
living under the Conservative gov-
ernment and persistent friction
between management and unions,
marked by' charges and counter-
charges of highhandedness and
clumsy leadership on both sides.'
Among the British people as a
whole, there was subdued anger
against both management and the
unions for allowing a strike to de-
velop while Britain is fighting for
economic survival.
The industry went dead with itsI
order books bulging.1
DAC Group
To Examine
Theater Future
The futu e of pi oessional the-
atre in Ann Arbor will be examined
by members of the Dramatics Arts
Center tomorrow night.C
Open discussion of the prob- t
lems of a professional resident i
company in Ann Arbor, will be
held at the association's annual,
membership meeting, according to
Prof. Marvin Felheim of the En-
glish department, a DAC director.
This 'is the first membership
meeting since the Board of Direc-
tors' recent announcement that
the Center's professional dramatict
series will be discontinued for lackt
of a theatre. x
DAC's present home in the Ma-t

say that the Mayor has beenin-
volved in various local business,
realty and financial concerns
which would make the 'conflict of
interest' question possible, if I
wanted to use his logic.
"I did not say that City Admini-
strator Guy Larcom is the mayor's
lackey. I did say that Mayor Brown
would like to use the City Admini-
strator as a lackey."
Mayor William E. Brown has
not had an interest in a Chevrolet
agency for two years. While serv-
ing as Mayor the only veto he cast
was on a City Council motion to
purchase cars from an agency in
which he did have an interest.
Mayor Brown pointed out yes-
terday that in his 12 years as may-
or the City has had, no dealings
with businesses in which he has
had any financial interest
Gives Beck
To Wedniesd ay
committee investigating rackets
yesterday gave Teamsters Presi-
dent Dave Beck until midday Wed-
nesday to decide on surrendering
his-financial recordsdvoluntarily or
having them placed under sub-
Chairman John McClellan (D-;
Ark.) fixed the deadline and said
"a subpoena will very likely follow,
any refusal to make available the,
records the committee needs."
Sen. McClellan said as soon as
the committee gets possession and
has a chance to examine the re-1
cords Beck probably will be sum-
moned to open committee hearings.7
Beck had pleaded for more time
to answer Sen. McClellan's bid for
the papers. The committee sent at
second request for them Friday--l
the first was nearly a month ago.
Beck messaged Sen. McClellan1
back Friday night that he wanted
to consult with his newly retained
personal counsel-the former Re-
publican Senator James H. Duff
of Pennsylvania-in Seattle Tues-
day night.
Beck promises to let Se. Mc-(
Clellan know abot furnisizng thet
data "immediately" after consult-
ing Duff, who has said while he is
advising Beck he won't appear
with him at committee hearings.
Beck's name has figured in the
committee's initial inquiry into an
alleged plot of teamsters officials
to take over law enforcement and
vice profits at Portland, Ore.
YD's Will Hear
Scho le of CO
Gus Scholle, president of the
Michigan Congress of Industrial
Organizations Council, will speak
to the Young Democrats at 7:30
p.m. tomorrow in Rm. 3A of the

Last Effortj
To Secure
UN Regime
Egyptian Police Now
Occupy Gaza Strip
GAZA (i)-The swift Egyptian
takeover in the Gaza Strip brought
ominous rumbling from Israel last
An Israeli spokesman in Jeru-
salem declared Foreign Minister
Golda Meir's flying trip to the
United States is "the last diplo-
matic effort to safeguard an ex-
clusive United Nations regime in
the Gaza Strip."
The spokesman referred to re-
ports Egyptian' military police al-
ready are on duty under the new
governor, Major General Moham-
med Hassan Abdel Latif, and de-
'Serious Deterioration'
"This would mean a further seri-
ous deterioration of the situation
in the area and would have a
grave bearing on Israel's attitude."
Fifty Egyptian military police-
men moved into the Gaza Strip
with Latif and the Egyptian civil-
ian administrators Thursday night
and took over some patrol duties
of UN troops.
In New York, a member of the
Israeli UN delegation spoke of the
danger of a new conflict over the
Gaza Strip or the Gulf of Aqaba,
on which lies Israel's port of Eilat.
U.S. Assurances
The delegation source said Israel
received renewed United States
assurancesronly this week on the
UN role in the Gaza Strip and
freedom of shipping in the gulf.
"The prevention of raids and
blockades is . . . the only alterna-
tive to the danger of war ensuing
from Egyptian belligerence," he
Israel withdrew its army last
week from the gulf and from the
Gaza Strip on the assumption that
UN Emergency Force would main-
tain order in both regions pending
a settlement.
'Will Defend Rights'
"Israel," the spokesman told re-,
porters, "will restate to the United,
States its determination to fight
against any forcible attempt to
hold up shipping in the Gulf of
Aqaba and to defend its rights if
conditions in Gaza continue to
The informant added Mrs. Meir
is expected to ask Secretary of
State John Foster Dulles what ac-
tion the United States plans to
back up the assurances when she
reaches Washington today.
The fatal wounding of an Arab
in the city of Gaza threatened to
create a crisis between the popu-
lation and UNEF.
Egyptian military police said a
bullet from UNEF headquarters
struck down Ismail Yacoub Bakka
in a street 300 yards away.
A UNEF announcement said an
investigation showed a UNEF
guard on a balcony saw some per-

MANILA (P)-President Ra-
mon. Magsaysay's plane is over-
due on a flight from Cebu City
to Manila, the government
press office announced today.
The press office said Presi-
dent Magsaysay took off from
Cebuain his private plane, the
Mt. Pinatubo, at 1:15 a.m.
The last radio contact with
the plane came during the take-
off from Cebu City, which is
about 350 miles south of Ma-
The flight normally takes
about an hour and a half.
The plane was almost 10
hours overdue when the press
statement was issued.
The Philippine Air Force
launched an air search over
the seas and islands south of
Manila, joined by United States
Air Force and United States
Navy craft.

LEAD VICTORY SURGE-These two Colorado College players did
more than their share of damage to the Michigan hockey team
last night, as the Tigers trampled the Wolverines, 13-6. Bill Hay,
(left) and Bob McCusker were the the big guns in the Colorado
offense, as Hay had two goals and three assists, and McCusker
claimed four goals and two assists.

Colorado College
Wins Final, 13-6
Handicapped Wolverines Blasted
From Two-Year NCAA Title Hold
Special to The Daily
COLORADO SPRINGS-Colorado College 'won its second
NCAA hockey title here last night as it overpowered defending
champion Michigan, 13-6, at the Broadmoor Ice Palace.
The fast skating Tigers, whose previous title was in 1930,
simply had too many guns for the Wolverines. They outshot
the visitors 43-28.
The Michigan hockey team had nothing to be ashaned
of as it battled right to the end. To a man, they hustled and
skated with Colorado College from the start. But as the game
wore on, the Tigers' depth paid';

'U' GETS $203,940:
Federal Grant To Aid Aging Study

The University yesterday receiv-
ed a federal grant of $203,940 for
research in problems of aging.
Part of a national program aim-
ed toward improvement of univer-
sity instruction and research in
social gerontology (the study of
the psychological, economic and
sociological aspects of aging) the
grant was awarded by the National
Institute of Health of the United
States Public Health Service.
Sixteen other schools are coope-
rating in the program, and will
establish a Twining Institute in
Social Gerontology here.
Primary aims of the new Insti-
tute are to increase the number of
faculty members trained in the
social problems of aging and to
provide instructional materials in
that area.
Dr. Wilma Donahue, chairman
of the University Division of Ger-
ontology and director of the An-
nual Conference on Aging, will
head the project.
Committee of Eight
She will be assisted by an execu-
tive committee of eight members,
each a chairman of a special sub-
committee of the program.
An Inter-University Council will
also be formed with representa-
tives from each of the othereuni-
versities: California, Chicago, Con-
GARY, Ind. (P)-A leprechaun
who can write painted a broad,
bright green stripe four blocks
down the middle of Broadway
through the heart of Gary's
business district sometime Fri-
day night.
A neatly typed letter left at
the Gary Post-Tribune news-
room said: "No harm was in-
tended. May it serve as a re-
minder to others to be awear-
ing of the green tomorrow in
holy Paddy's honor."
It was signed "Seumas Beg,
c h i ef leprechaun, Gateway


necticut, Cornell, Duke, Florida,'
Harvard, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota,
Pennsylvania State, Purdue, Pitts-
burgh, Syracuse. Washington (at
St. Louis) and Washington.
Eight major plans are included
in the institute's format:
1) Development of a compara-
tive survey of aging in Western
2) Preparation of a handbook
on individual and psychological
aspects of aging;
3) Publication of a second hand-
book on social aspects of the prob-
4) Compilation of teaching
e.e. cummings
Reading Set
For Rackham
Locomotives spouting violets,
leaking thighs and moons that
rattle like pieces of angry candy
will chime through Rackham Lec-
ture Hall Wednesday afternoon.
Edward Etlin Cummings, f a-
miliar to the world as e. e. cum-
mings, will present a reading from
his work at 4:15 p.m. under the
sponsorship of the departments of
English and philosophy and the
College of Architecture and De-
Cummings is the author of 21
books and innumerable poems,
noted primarily for their shocking
disregard of syntactical tradition.
The Harvard graduate was born
a neighbor of William James in
1894. He left Cambridge with an
M.A. in 1916 and joined the World
War I Norton Harjes Ambulance
Corps, the same postgraduate
school of Ernest Hemingway and
Malcolm Cowley.
Since that time he has worked
to refashion experience in a form
that will startle "drugged modern
minds" into a more sensitive a-
wareness of the world.

manuals for use in courses related
to gerontology;
5) Survey of existing university
programs and practices in geron-
6) Cataloging of fellowships and
scholarships available to students
of the aging;
7) Review of the publication
needs in the social area;
8) Establishment of a one-
month intensive training seminar
for college faculty.
First priority will be given to
a summary of all that is currently
known about personal and social
problems of human aging. Next,
the one-month training seminar
will be offered approximately 40
university faculty members who
will then be appointed fellows of
the Institute.
During the seminar, world au-
thorities and distinguished experts
in anthropology, psychology, soc-
iology, and psychiatry will lecture
Prof. Fedele F. Fauri, Dean of
the School of Social Work, will
represent the University on the
Inter-University Council.
Red To Lecture
Over School Bans
NEW YORK (P)-The New York
Civil Liberties Union has invited
Communist editor John Gates to
speak at a hotel next Friday night
--so students can hear him despite
a ban by all city colleges.
Queens Provost Thomas Garvey
banned Daily Worker Editor Gates'
appearance there, and later a City
College student group invited the
Communist editor to speak.
But this appearance was can-
celed, too, after heads of the mu-
nicipal colleges got together and
decided they would not extend
campus courtesies to anyone con-
victed under the Smith Act.

Bob McCusker was the individ-
ual hero of the night for the win-
ners. The tall sophomore cdllected
four goals for his second hat trick
of the tournament. McCusker was
selected as the Tournament's out-
standing player and also earned a
berth on the first tournament all-
star team.
Scores Twice
Neil McDonald scored two goals
for Michigan and Dick Dunnigan,
and John Hutton, Ed Switzer and
Tom Rendall scored one.
The Tigers opened strong with
their powerful first line netting
Michigan hockey fans, inter-
ested in giving their team a de-
served welcome home from its
tenth consecutive trip to the
NCAA finals at Colorado
Springs, will meet at 7:15 p.m.
in front of the Union to go out
to Willow Run. The team ar-
rives at 8 p.m. ,
Persons with cars are urged
to have them at the Union, but
transportation will be provided
for all.
three goals before the Wolverines
could hit their stride.
McCusker opened the scoring
When he beat Ross Childs with a
15-foot back hand shot on a two
on one rush.
Bill Hay and McCusker tallied
again before Dunnigan followed
up his own shot and slipped a re-
bound past the Tiger goalie, Bob
Southwood. McDonald and Hutton
scored shortly thereafter to bring
the score to a 3-3 tie.
Colorado College opened up the
second period outshooting the
Wolverines, 17-7. Murray Dea,
John Andrews, and Hay scored for
the Tigers while Switzer scored
for Michigan. The score was now
See TIGER, Page 6
World News
By The Associated Press
WASHINGTON - Senator Hu-
bert Humphrey (D-Minn) pro-
posed yesterday that the United
States push for an "open skies"
check on Middle East armaments
as a step toward peace in that
troubled area.
Sen. Humphrey released a staff
report prepared for a Senate for-
eign relations disarmament sub-
committee he heads which said
that any final settlement of Mid-
dle Eastern problems "will be
many years in coming."
Alexander Smith (R-NJ) said yes-
terday that "to a certain extent"
he believed the current wave of
economy talk in Congress had
hurt chances for President Dwight
D. Eisenhower's school construc-
tion bill.
MOSCOW - The Soviet Union
yesterday denounced plans of six
West European nations for eco-
nomic union and an atomic en-f

- Kno'wland
WASHINGTON A)-) - Senator
William F. Knowland (R-Calif)
said yesterday President Dwight
D. Eisenhower is cooperating in
efforts to make congressional bud-
get cuts stick.
Sen. Knowland, the Senate Re-
publican leader, told reporters
President Eisenhower has been
alerted to the practice by which
government departments whose
budgets have been cut often get
the money back later through
"supplemental" appropriations.
which attract little attention.
"Congress is going to tighten up
on these 'supplemental' requests,"
Knowland said. "This matter has
been discussed at the White House
conferences with the President.
The executive branch has been
asked not to approve such requests
except where they are absolutely
Sen. Knowland has predicted
Congress will cut about two billion
dollars out of President Eisen-
hower's $71,800,000,000 budget. He
said he is interested in seeing that
this reduction stands and is not
Iwashed out later in the year.
Beyond saying that President
Eisenhower had agreed to coope-
rate to stop these "leaks," Sen.
Knowland declined to go into de-
However, it was learned from
other sources that at last week's
Cabinet meeting-which President
Eisenhower said was wholly de-
voted to budget discussion--de-
partment heads were told to clamp
down on back-door requests for
funds which would nullify econo-
mies Congress voted earlier.
A case in point may come up
in connection with the 517-mil-
lion-dollar cut made by the House
Appropriations Committe in Presi-
dent Eisenhower's requests for
$5,923,000,000 for 18 independent
government agencies.
Interested senators said they are
certain that if both Senate and
House uphold these reductions,
supplemental fund requests will
be forthcoming early next year.
Peirce Named
To Head New
Student Governors Conference
selected its first executive board to
serve for the coming year yester-
day at its third quarterly meet-
Chairman of the board is Ro-
bert Peirce, '58M representing the
alumni club of Mansfield, Ohio.
The purpose of the board is to
recommend a full scope perma-
nent organization for the Confer-
The Conference is made up of
about fifty students representing
38 University alumni clubs around
the country. Each club is allowed

sons trying to enter
quarters area, shouted
then fired one shot into
and one into the air.

the head-
a warning,
the ground

Fat vict Ti a ed underee
Faith an' Begorra, 'Tis a' Drinkin 0' Th' Green


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