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ALL CAMPUS ELECTIONS
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VOL. LXVII, No. 124 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, THURSDAY, MARCH 21, 1957

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Ike Opens TalksI
With Macmillan
Informal Dinner Marks Attempt I
To Heal Anglo-American Relations
TUCKER'S TOWN, Bermuda (A) - President Dwight D. Eisen-
hower and Prime Minister Harold L. Macmillan yesterday opened
their American-British partnership-mending conference with an in-
formal "working dinner."
The two chiefs got into preliminary discussions over the table at
their Midocean Club conference headquarters.
Only Secretary of State John Foster Dulles, British Foreign Sec-
retary Selwyn Lloyd and the United States and British ambassadors,
John Hay Whitney and Sir Harold Caccia, joined President Eisen-
hower and Macmillan for the dinner talks.
President Eisenhower, looking tanned and fit arrived yesterday
afternoon on the cruiser Canberra after his six-day cruise. He was
met by Macmillan.
"Harold, how are you?" he said with a warm smile as he reached
for the hand of the Prime Minister, a friend since World War
TII campaigning days in North

Scruggs Follows
On First Ballot
Chrysler, Gregg, Martin, Sherburne
Also Elected to Council Positions
By VERNON NAHRGANG
Ronald Shorr, '58 Jean Scruggs, '58; Scott Chrysler, '59;
Ron Gregg, '60; Judy Martin, '59; and Nel Sherburne, '59, were
elected to Student Government Council late yesterday.
Shorr's 1034 votes set a record in SGC elections.
Total vote for the two days plagued with overcast skies was
5,556, just 25 over the record low set one year ago.
Elections officials blamed bad weather, personnel prob-
lems and "almost everything"

British Plan
Military Cuts
TUCKER'S TOWN, Bermuda (
-United States officials said las
night President Dwight D. Eisen-
hower's talks with Prime Minister
Harold L. Macmillan are epected
to concentrate in early stages on
Britain's plans to cut its military
strength at key points in the
world.
The United States realizes, offi-
cials said, that Britain has great
financial and economic problems
which may force cuts. But the
American concern, they added, is
for the effect these will have on
free world defenses,
The United States informants
were unable to say whether the
United States might have to "take
up the slack" At any point as a
result of cuts in British strength,
UN Leader
Seeks Peace
In Mid-East
Secretary To Ask
Truce Declarations
CAIRO (M)-Dag Hammarskjold,
due in Cairo today on a new peace
mission, probably will try to persu-
ade both Egypt and Israel to pro-
claim nonbelligerency. The United
Nations secretary general, who left
New York Tuesday, tookta plane
in Brussels for return to the Mid-
dle East, where he negotiated a
temporary stoppage in border
bloodshed last April.
Proclamations of nonbelliger-
ency could end a state of war sus-
tained since the Arab-Israeli Pal-
estine warfare of 1948 and vastly
simplifying dickering in the
months to come over Suez, Gaza
and Aqaba Gulf issues that were
magnified by the Sinai shooting
last fall.
Israel probably would agree
readily. Prime Minister David Ben-
Gurion has repeatedly proclaimed
his readiness to talk peace with
all his Arab foes, though warning
that Israel would not stand for
renewed Egyptian assaults from
the Gaza Strip or interference
with Israeli shipping in the Gulf
of Aqaba.
Egypt's President Nasser will not
agree-at least not without a long-
drawn argument. The state of war
is the basis for the Arab boycott
of Israel and any Egyptian bar
to Israeli shipping through the
Suez Canal and Aqaba Gulf.
The British Foreign Office term-
ed Egypt's six-point memorandum
on ground rules for the reopened
Suez Canal disquieting in that it
made no reference to six princi-
ples adopted by the UN last Octo-
be; as the basis for negotiations
on the canal operations.
The United States reserved judg-
ment, but said it exnects "a satis-

Africa.
Macmillan arrived by air from
London yesterday morning.
Both chiefs expressed confidence
that American-British friendship
will be strengthened by their meet-
ing.
) Macmillan, in a statement on
t arrival at windswept Kindley Field
- Airport, said:
r "We have a good deal to get
i done in a few days and I'm sure
that our talks will be valuable and
help build up strong pillars of
Anglo-American friendship and
cooperation upon which the whole
life and future of the free world
depends."
The President, speaking with-
out notes, declared:
"I'm sure that in the next few
days we can do much to strength-
en the long-term bonds that have
bound together the British empire
and my country. Our countries are
very old friends, indeed, and this
is a very happy occasion because
of the fact that your prime minis-
'ter and I are very old friends-a
fact of which I'm very proud."
The conference opens formally
today and will continue until Sun-
day.
Experts agreed that new tension
in the Middle East and efforts to
Ifind a long-term solution to the
Suez Canal problem also will be
at the top of the agenda, along
with British military reductions.
Officials said they look for Presi-
dent Eisenhower to seek from
Macmillan a clear exposition of
Britain's plans for a reduction of
military strength in West Ger-
many and at other key spots such
as Korea, Malaya and Singapore
in the Far East, and Libya in the
Middle East.
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Britain Lets
NATO Settle
Cyprus Fate
LONDON (A) - Britain agreed
yesterday to let NATO try to
mediate British - Greek - Turkish
differences over Cyprus.
All three nations involved are
NATO members.
Greek Cypriots quickly objected.
The British plan would not settle
the political future of Britain's
eastern Mediterranean island bas-
tion but is aimed to end deadly
violence and strife.
The Greek-speaking island ma-
jority people want independence
from Britain and union with
Greece; the Turk-speaking minor-
ity people want the British to con-
tinue ruling the crown colony.
Colonial Secretary Alan Len-
nox-Boyd told the House of Com-
mons Britain has agreed to let
Cyprus Archbishop Makarios leave
his exile in the Indian Ocean Sey-
chelles Islands if he will call for
a stop to anti-British violence on
Cyprus.
Lennox-Boyd disclosed that an
offer by Lord Ismay, the retiring
British secretary general of NATO,
to conciliate the differences has
been accepted.

-Daily-David Arnold
SMALL TURNOUT-Few spectators without vested interests in
election results could be found in the Union Ballroom last night
for ballot-counting in all-campus elections. Majority of those
surrounding the roped-off area were either candidates, WCBN
radio station officials or Daily reporters and photographers. First
four elected to Student Government Council seats were Ron Shorr,
upper left; Jean Scruggs, lower left; Scott Crysler, upper right;
Ron Gregg, tower right.

SENATE PROBE:
Ceck Ordered Show'
Records o Committee
WASHINGTON (A') - President Dave Beck of the Teamsters
Union was ordered yesterday to appear next Tuesday before Senate
rackets investigators - and to bring his financial records for 1949
through 1955.
This key development, heralding events that could be spectacular,
interrupted testimony of Frank W. Brewster, a vice president of the,
Teamsters and chairman of the union's Western Conference.
Among other things, Brewster told the special Senate committee
investigating improper labor and industry activities he owes around
$42,000 to George Newell of Seattle, who makes some $300,000 a
year in brokerage fees on the union's health and welfare fund. The

Tuition Talks
Thrown Open
To Newsmen
LANSING (W)-A meeting be-
tween legislators and three univer-
sity presidents on revision of tui-
tion schedules was thrown open to
newsmen today.
Sen. Elmer R. Porter (R-Bliss-
field), Senate Appropriations Com-
mittee Chairman, disclosed yester-
day that the session would be held
tomorrow evening on the Michigan
State University Campus.
"I was told by some of the pow-
ers that be that they didn't want
the press there," he said, referring
to the institution heads.
Representing the universities will
be Harlan H. Hatcher, president
of the University; John A. Han-
nah, president of Michigan State,
and Clarence B. Hilberry, president
of Wayne State University.

debt developed out of a racing
stable partnership, now dissolved.
Brewster said he saw nothing
wrong-no conflict of interest-in
this or in 50-50 ownership with
Beck of a leased-out filling sta-
tion which does a big business
with teamster headquarters in
Seattle.
The committee chairman, Sen.
John McClellan, (D-Ark), inter-
rupted Brewster in midafternoon
to say that just before the com-
mittee's 3 p.m. deadline he had
received a telegram from Beck in
Seattle advising that the teams-
ters boss will show up with the re-
quested financial records when-
ever he is called.
Beck's telegram had a puzzling
tagline - that he will appear with
the records "without prejudice to
my rights under the Constitution
and Bill of Rights."
McClellan said he didn't know
whether that meant Beck will
make the records available to the
committee or only bring them
here physically.

3 Hare System
Michigan's own version of the stock, exchange took place
last night as the changing fortunes of Student Government
Council candidates were plotted on a blackboard in the Union
Ballroom.
Winners were picked by the Hare system in which voters
number the candidates in order of preference rather than
marking votes for only six of the 13 candidates.
During the counting, votes were first distributed to the
candidates receiving first place on the ballot. In the Hare sys-
tem, the number of votes needed for election, the quota, is de-
termined by dividing the total number of valid ballots by the
number of vacant positions plus one.
Thus last night, 5,404 valid ballots were cast for six posi-
tions. Dividing by seven and adding one, 772 votes were needed
for election on the first round of counting.
Ballots were then drawn at random from the winner's pile
in a number equal to his votes above the quota and distri-
butedtto the second preference. The candidate with the lowest
vote total was dropped and his ballots redistributed.
The count of each candidate was again taken and new totals
posted,
On the basis of the new total of valid ballots and the num-
ber of positions still open, a new quota was determined.
Anyone over quota was elected, his excess ballots distri-
buted, the last man dropped, and the quota lowered. The pro-
cedure was repeated until the six candidates were elected.
Mayor Brown Admits Loss
Of, City Buses Temporarily
Ann Arbor Mayor William Brown admitted yesterday there is a
"possibility" the City will be without bus service for "a few days".
At a special City Council meeting yesterday the first reading
of an ordinance was passed, granting the locally-owned Ann Arbor
Transit Corporation a franchise.
Mayor Brown explained an ordinance must be available in the
City Clerk's office for 30 days before it can be finally adopted. This
would mean the City couldn't expect bus service from Transit Corp.
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for the low vote.
In the ballot count, Shorr
and Miss Scruggs were easy
winners on the first ballot.
Miss Scruggs had 854 votes,
78 above the quota needed to
win.
Chrysler added 57 votes to his
total on the second ballot count,
boosting his winning number to
801.
Wide Margin
On the second ballot there was
a margin of 311 votes between the
three already elected and the next
closest candidate, and it was not
until the 11th and 12th ballots
that the final three candidates
were elected.
Gregg received enough votes on
the 11th count to put him in.
When the quota was lowered, Miss
Martin and Sherburne were
elected.
Meanwhile, on the third and
following ballots, Duncan Garrett,
'58BAd., James C. Park, '59; Phil
Zook, '60; Bob Bruton, '59; John
T. Thomas, '58BAd.; and Le-Anne
Toy, '59, were dropped in that
order.
Art Epker, '58BAd., remained
when the sixth council member
had been elected.
Surprise Candidate
"Mickey Mouse" received an un-
official tabulation of 20 to 25
votes.
Elections Direetor Jim Childs,
'57, blamed yesterday's low vote
on the weather. "Most of our
problems," he said, "could be
boiled down to the weather. They
were all related to the weather."
Lack of personnel created one
of the election committee's prob-
lems.
Polls Director Don Zinger, 59
A&D, c l aim ed Interfraternity
Council had not provided the com-
mittee with enough help in mail-
ing out letters to students man-
ning polling tables.
IFC Notified Late
Zinger said, however, that IFC
had not been notified of the need
far enough in advance. IFC sec-
retary Bert Getz, '59E, confirmed
this.
Students failed to show up for
several balloting tables both yes-
terday and Tuesday, Childs re-
ported.
Individual polls were opened
and closed throughout both days
as supplies of ballots and person-
nel ran short and the peak hours
passed.
Composite posters of SGC can-
didates' pictures were distributed
with one candidate's name mis-'
spelled.
There was also criticism of the
placing of a polling table near
lunch lines in South Quad during
I rush hours.
Childs said this has been stand-
ard procedure in bad weather
and that the lunch lines location
was the only place the table could
be placed.
Errors on Ballots
Four printing errors appeared
on ballots yesterday and Tuesday.
One name was misspelled, one
omitted, and one added, all on
separate ballots.
Instructions on the Union Stu-
dent Directors ballot told voters
to vote for "one only" although
four persons were to be elected.
The Union Board met yesterday
and decided to go ahead with the
count and accept the four candi-
dates with the highest single votes.
Ballot box keys eluded elections

Jackson
Wins LS&A
Presidency
Engineers Pick Ward;
J-Hop Race Drags
By MICHAEL KRAFT
Senior class offices were decided
early in a late starting election
count last night while the J-Hop
contest revealed the trend and
dragged to eight ballots before the
first victor was known.
New senior president of literary
college is Mike Jackson, while Bob
Ward won the top engineering
college office.
Jackson with 257 votes, ran far
ahead of his nearest opponents,
Mark J. Sabin, 140 votes and Ar
Gavin, 82.
The narrower engine school race
saw Ward tally 86 votes over Mal
Walker's 70.
Other Officers
The uncontested literary college
vice-presidency went to Bernie
Rinella, while Connie Hill was
elected secretary and Lois Lamdin
treasurer.
James Blanchard won the engine
school vie -presidency and Bob:
Plaskett whas unopposed for secre-
tary.
Business administration presi-
dency went to Pete Tillotson while
Brad Ronan followed him to take
the vice-president's spot. The un-
contested positions of secretary
and treasurer were awarded to
Steve Bloom and John P. Chap-
man.
Additional Schools
Education school's presidency
was won by Laila Sadi. New vice-
president is David Kamchi and
secretary is Evelyn Field.
Non campus-wide elections saw
Robert Ziegelman win the A&D
school presidency, A. Robert Kreft
was elected vice-president, Ann
Cars, secretary and Robert M.
Thorson treasurer.
Dave Danes won the top spot in
pharmacy school, while Joe Decker
won the vice-presidency. Anne
Doerr was elected secretary and
Duncan McVean, treasurer.
Music school presidency went to
Pete Fader and vice-presidency to
Walter Chestnut. Ann Buckingham
was elected secretary and Therese
Mueller became treasurer.
Union Directors
In the race for six Student
Director positions on the Union
Board of Directors, Robert L. Stahl
led the twelve candidates, followed
by Roy Lave, '57E, Chuck Kriser,
'58BAd, and Sandy Wolf, '58.
Elected to represent medical and
dental schools was Neal Van Selow,
'58M, while Robert Nederlander,
'58L, won the law school position.
In the tightly contested race for
the ten J-Hop committee posi-
tions, only four candidates made
the quota. It took 16 ballots before
the remaining sophomores were
eliminated in the field of 23 candi-
dates.
J-Hop Winners
Sally Klinesteker was named to
J-Hop committee on the eighth
ballot.
Liz Hoffman and Jo Anne Beech-
ler were elected three ballots later,
Michael Adell on the 15th ballot
was the last candidate to make

TURN 500 AWAY:
Cummings Lecture Attracts Throng

e. e. cummings proved too much
for Rackham Lecture Hall yester-
day.
A crowd of over 500 was turned
away after all seats and available
standing room were taken in the!
Graduate School amphitheater.
The disappointed throng milled
about in the outer lobby and on
the front steps until someone, mis-
takenly understood to be an "offi-
cial," shouted, "He-'s being piped
into Hill Auditorium! Everybody'
go over there!"
And they did, bringing panic to
Mrs. Louise Upham, secretary of
the University Lecture Course, the
sole defender of the stately hall.
Her one-woman defense was

uni nearly two weeks alter Grey-
hound Lines ceases its services on
April 6.
Mayor Brown thought arrange-
ments might be made whereby the
citizens of Ann Arbor wouldn't be
without buses.
A Washington bus firm phoned
the Mayor yesterday informing
the City they will also submit a
definite offer today.
At Monday evening's City Coun-
cil meeting, Transit Corp. sub-
mitted the first concrete proposal
the City has received since Grey
hound Lines announced the fran-
chise was no longer profitable for
them.
Whoa, Woe
Even the University Patrol
added to the woes of the Stu-
dent Government Council elec-
tion committee last night.
Polls Director Dan Zinger,
'59A&D, was stopped at 8 n.m.

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