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COURSE EVALUATION
SUPPORTED
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Sixty-Seven Years of Editorial Freedom

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DRIZZLE, SNOW FLURRIES

VOL. LXVII, No. 100 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 1458 FIVE CENTS

SIX PAGES

Merger Adopted
By Egypt, Syria
Vote Reported Nearly Unanimous;
Nasser Studies Sudan Settlement
CAIRO (P)-Egyptians voted almost 100 per cent for the new
United Arab Republic, U.A.R., and for Egypt's President Gamul Abdul
-k Nasser as chief of state in first returns reported from a plebiscite
yesterday.
But all the unanimous approval was expected also in returns from
the simultaneous vote in Syria.
The first sampling of the vote at the Government Information
Department showed 24 districts voted 463,206 for the merger of Egypt
and Syria and for Nasser as president.

Two votes in those districts
U.A.R. and 11 votes were voided.
Lewis Cears
x Stand on AA
Levy Issue
Special to The Daily
Prof. Louis W. Lewis of the
University Department of Anes
thesiology yesterday issuedE
statement which, he said, wa,
intended to clarify any ambiguit3
at City Council concerning the
"$40,000 discrepancy" in tax as
sessment.
"I spoke only in support of Dr
A. Nelson Dingle's written petitior
requesting that time be grante
to make an adequate study ant
complete our calculations."
"Certain facts were presented,
Dingle said. "Among these, the
error made by the City Engineer'
Department in measuring th
width of a street.
"Westfield (in the Fourth Ward)
Is only 27 feet wide, but we wer
assessed on the basis of a 30-foo
width. This error was acknow-
ledged, and an adjustment is beinE
made.
"Using the city's specification
for bituminous surfacing, ant
v calculating the tons of asphal
required on a street picked a
random from the 1957 surfacini
program, it was found that 18
tons would have met all city an(
state specifications on which th
bid was awarded."
"However," Prof. Lewis contin
ued, "356.61 tons were actually
used. At the contract price o
$9.65 per ton, this represent
$1,704,29-which seems to me t
pose an ample enough question ti
warrant further study.

were against both Nasser and the
Results will be announced officially
-Oat special celebrations in Cairo
and Syria today hailing Nasser as
ruler with virtually absolute pow-
er under a provisional constitution
already approved by the Cairo and
Damascus parliaments.
Egypt had planned ,to poll more
than 10,000 desert nomads and
Nile Valley residents along the
Sudanese border. The Khartoum
government protested strongly,
e taking a complaint to the United
- Nations Security Council charging
a impending Egyptian aggression
s and possible armed conflict.
y The Council late yesterday turn-
e ed the dispute back to private
negotiations between the two coun-
tries.
SEgyptian officials at the same
n time said Nasser had agreed to
postpone all discussion of the bor-
der dispute until after parliamen-
" tary elections are held in Sudan
estarting next week
,s
e Snowed
The University of Georgia
e has suspended six coeds, the
t victims of a heavy snow which
isolated them at a Georgia
Tech fraternity houseparty in
s the mountains last weekend.
d The party, scheduled to last
t from Friday to Sunday, con-
6t tinned for an extra day as
g snowdrifts clogged the ,moun-
g tain roads.
0 Pete Roane, president of
d Sigma Alpha Epsilon, the fra-
e ternity involved, said he re-
sented "the implication that
y there was anything shady
about our houseparty."
"I wouldn't have minded at
o all if my sister had been
0 ,along," he added.

AIRLINER:
Red Korea
Asks Rhee
For Talks
TOKYO ()-Communist North
Korea said yesterday the crew and
passengers of a captured airliner
will be allowed to return if Presi-
dent Syngman Rhee of South Ko-
rea will negotiate for their release.
The broadcast from the North
Korean capital of Pyongyang thus
put the pfessure on the aged Rhee
who has steadfastly refused to
recognize the Red regime or ne-
gotiate with it.
The Communists have claimed
the Korean National Airline plane
with its two United States pilots
and 32 other persons flew volun-
tarily to North Korea Sunday.
KNA said Red agents aboard the
plane kidnaped it.
Want to Return
The Pyongyang broadcast ad-
mitted that there are some who
desire to return.
After saying those who wanted
to would be allowed to go back
to South Korea, Pyongyang hedged
this way: "Our side has already
made it clear if the South Korean
authorities really want to realize
the hope of those desiring to re-
turn home it is proper that they
should directly approach the gov-
ernment 6f the Democratic Peo-
ple's Republic of Korea for this"
The fate of those who want to
return to the South, the broadcast
said, hinges entirely upon the at-
titude of Syngman Rhee.
Reds Will Press
North Korea's demand for nego-
tiations aroused speculation that
the Communists would use any
conference to press their proposal
for withdrawal of United Ntions
troops from South Korea and uni-
fication of the country through
elections suervised by so-called
neutral nations.
South Korea, the United States
and other allies in Korea have re-
jected this plan. They say North
Korea will insist on such "neu-
trals" as Communist Poland and
Czechoslovakia among the inspec-
tors.
Bound for Seoul
South Korean police said inves-
tigation indicates a 34-year-old
man named Kim Taik Sun gave
the pilot orders at gunpoint while
two or three armed companions
guarded the passengers.
One of Kim's suitcases reported-
ly was found at the KNA office at
Pusan: It was said to contain a
piece of paper on which threaten-
ing English phrases were written.
Low-freshman enrollment, fi-
nancial difficulties and a decreas-
ing emphasis on activities were
cited as causes for the low num-
ber of men rushing fraternities
this year.
Fewer men signed up for rush-
ing this semester than last spring,
according to the Interfraternity
Council, but this is "no cause for
alarm," officials said.
Mal Cumming, '59BAd, execu-
tive vice-president of IFC, said
he could not explain why fewer
rushed but he felt there is "no
significant trend" in the drop.
Only about 500 men signed up
with the IFC to rush this semes-
ter as compared tolmore than 600
last spring.
An unusually high number of
men depledged last semester and
the number of men pledging was
low according to William Cross,
assistant dean of men.
Cross said that only 45 per cent
of the men rushing last fall
pledged.

Dearborn
Approval

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Board Authorizes Council
To Raise Research Funds
Authority to raise $2,000,000 for the Michigan Memorial Phoenix
Project was given to the University Development Council by the
University Board of Regents yester day.
The money, tobe expended over a five-year period beginning
July 1, 1959, will be used for undesignated research in the field of
peacetime uses of atomic energy.
The Regents also specified that funds for designated research
purposes in addition to these funds to be used as specified by the
donor.
They also approved the establishment of a governing board for
the Phoenix Project. The board will include 14 members, divided be-
tween faculty members and non-university appointees.
The Phoenix Project was founded in 1948 as a memorial to the
University dead of World War IT. During the past ten years 144
research projects have been supported.

NOT ENOUGH-Michigan left winger drives the puck past
Minnesota goalie John McCartan in last night's Wolverine-Gopher
hockey game at the Coliseum. But it wasn't enough as Minnesota
romped to a 10-5 victory.
Minnesota Romps Past
Michigan Icers,_10-5

Contracts Given

Regents

HONORS AN DUREN:
New Student Aid fund
Established by Regents
Establishment of the Arthur Van Duren Memorial Student Aid
Fund was approved by the University Board of Regents yesterday.
The Regents accepted $454 from miscellaneous donors to set up
the fund, which will be administered by the academic counseling
office in the literary college.
The grants-in-aid will help needy and deserving freshmen and
sophomores faced with emergency circumstances. The Regents also
adopted a memoir expressing re-
grets at the death Jan. 26 of .
Professor Van Duren of the Ger-
man department and chairman of
the faculty counselors in the liter
ary college.
"Professor Van Duren possessed
the qualities of a true counselor'
the memoir said in part. He
measured with extraordinary skill:: ':::
students' capacities and their will
to succeed.

By STEVE SALZMAN
Michigan's hockey team, dis-
playing poor defense, shooting,
and passing was run into the
ground by Minnesota, 10-5, at the
Coliseum last night.
The two teams will again meet
at 8 p.m. tonight at the Coliseum.
A.game which was billed to be
the battle of the best goalies in
the league, turned out to be. the
highest scoring WIHL game that
Michigan has participated in this
year.
Wolverine goalie Ross Childs,
previously sharing the goaltend-
ing honors of the league with
Gopher net minder John McCar-
tan, had the most goals scored
upon him of his college career.
Gophers Score First
The first 11 seconds of the
game was a good example of what
remained. Right at the face off
the better conditioned and more
poised Gophers put on tremen-
dous pressure and Dick Burg in-
tercepted a pass from Bob Watt
and cleanly beat Childs.
This was just one of many
Wolverine defensive lapses, which
were so apparent all evening.
Time after time, mistakes by
Watts and Hayton set up the
Gophers for their scores.
Ranks Bolstered
In fact, during the third period,
when the score was already 8-4,
Michigan Coach Al Renfrew put
Bob White into the defensive'
ranks to help bolster both the
defensive work, and the scoring
punch.
However it was too late. When
the Wolverines would get a play
started and apparently have the

defense beaten, a bad pass would
break up the attack.
The game was broken wide
open by Minnesota in the first
See GOPHERS, Page 3
Lerner Calls
For Inflation
Regulations,
Speaking to members of the
University Economics Club last
night Prof. Abba P. Lerner of
Roosevelt University and visiting
professor at the John Hopkins
University called for both wage
and prices regulation in order to
stop what he termed "seller's in-
flation."
Putting the blame for seller's
inflation on both the wage earners
and profit makers, Prof. Lerner
outlined a regulatory proposal.
?oints covered in his proposal
were: (1) price increases should be
permitted only when production
and sales are at capacity; (2) price
decreases should be enforced
"whenever production and sales'
are significantly below capacity;"j
and (3) wage increases in general
should be permitted "at a rate
equal to the average trend of in-
creases in national productivity."
"Wages should rise less, or not,
be permitted to rise at all," Prof.
Lerner continued, "wherever the
volume of unemployment is higher
than the national average. Con-
versely, wages should be allowed
to rise considerably more rapidly
than the national average increase
in productivity."

Okay Dorm
Name; Also
Absences
The Board of Regents yesterday
approved the proposed name of
the North Campus Residence Hall
and granted 17 leaves of absence
for faculty members.
The residence hall will be
named after former Dean of Stu-
dents Joseph V. Bursley and his
wife, the former Marguerite
Knowleton.
Bursley, who was a member of
the University class of '99, served
as first dean of men at the Uni-
See Related Story on Page 5
versity, and pioneered the open
houses which are now held by
President and Mrs. Hatcher.
The Regents also approved one
off-campus assignment, one post-
ponement of leave and cancelled
a sabbatical leave.
The sabbatical leave granted
Prof. Russell A. Dodge, chairman
of the engineering mechanics de-
partment, was postponed until
next fall at his request, while the
sabbatical leave of Prof. Paul A.
Wright, of the zoology depart-
ment, who has accepted appoint-
ment at the University of New
Hampshire, was cancelled.
The off-campus assignment
granted by the Regents was for
Henry K. Townes, research asso-
ciate in the Museum of Zoology,
who will visit European museums'
under a National Science Founda-
tion grant.
'U' Cashier Dies
Of Heart Attack
Gordon B. Jory, 53, University
Cashier, died yesterday at St.
Joseph's Mercy Hospital following
a heart attack.
Jory, who had been University
Cashier since 1946, first came to
the Universityr and to Ann Arbor
in 1939.
Originally he was employed by
the University as a bookkeeper,

Summer
Fees Given
Approval
University Board - of Regents
yesterday gave approval to fee
schedules for three summer pro-
grams.
A half-time fee of $125 for work
in the English Language Insti-
tute to permit students in oth-
er units of the University to car-
ry on half-time work in ELI also
received approval.
Fees for nurse anesthetists were
reduced from $310 to $170 for
non-residents and from $135 to
$90 for residents for a 12-month
period.
A $200 per student fee for a
proposed summer course for basic
training in orthopedics to be
sponsored┬░ by the Department of
Opthalmology was approved by
the Regents.
A one-week Institute of Col-
lege and University Administra-
tors this summer in the School of
Education will have fees of $30
for Michigan residents and $45
for non-residents.
Four Take Out
SGC Petitions
Four persons have taken out
candidates' petitions for the Stu-
dent Government Council elections
March 25 and 26.
Carol Holland, '60, David Kes-
sel, Grad., Sue Rockne, '60, and
Mort Wise, '59, were the first stu-
dents taking petitions for the
seven seats. Petitions require 350
signatures and are due back March
4.
They may be picked up next
week in the Office of Student Af-
fairs of the Student Activities
Building.
Three incumbents who are run-
ning for re-election do not have
to take out petitions. They are
Treasurer Scott Chrysler, '59BAd.,
Ron Gregg, '60, and Lois Wurster,
'60.

Grants Total
$464,185
For Center
Utilities Installation
Will Begin in March
At Fairlane Estate
Utility contracts amounting to
$464,185 were ticketed for the Uni-
versity's Dearborn Center yester-
day by the Board of Regents.
The Board authorized a total of
$714,522 in construction contracts
and also approved a two-million-
dollar fund-raising campaign for
the Phoenix Memorial Project.
To Begin March 1
Installation of the Dearborn
Center utilities will start March
1. This is slightly more than a
month before building construc-
tion is to begin on the 210-acre
area which adjoins Fairlane, the
family estate of the late Henry
Ford. "
The Board awarded four utilities
contracts.
1) $209,075 for storm and sani-
tary sewers, Ernest V. Pont Ex-
cavating Co., Allen Park, Mich.
2) $106,270 for site grading,
parking lots and roadways, Grol
reau Brothers, Inc., Berkley, Mich.
3) $81,840 for electrical utilities,
Electrical Service Co., Ann Arbor.
4) $67,000 for water mains, Sib-
terrane Construction Co., and Oak
Park Excavating Co., Oak Park,
Mich.
Opens September 1959
The Center is to open in Sep-
tember, 1959, and is planned to
accommodate an initial enrollment
of 2,700 juniors. Seniors and grad-
uate students will also be even
tually enrolled.
Concentration will pivot around
three fields-arts and science, in-
dustrial and mechanical engineer-
ing and business administration.
Co-operative Plan
A full year academic program
will be invoked, to enable students
to attend school on a co-operative
plan. Harold Dorr, dean of state-
wide education, announced yester-
day that business and industry
have, in several instances, agreed
to co-operate with the plan.
Thus, students will be permitted
to attend classes six months of the
year and hold correlated jobs dur-
ing the other half-year,
The contracts included one for
site improvement of the Civil De-
fense and Disaster Training Cen-
ter totalling $107,581 authorized
with William F. Eddy, of Ann
Arbor.
Also approved was a new Audio
Visual Education Center in the
Frieze Building with a contract
for $142,756 awarded to the Henry
DeKoning Co., Ann Arbor.
World News
Roundup

By The Associated Press

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'DAY OF REJOICING':
Hatcher Dedicates New Undergraduate Library

Army Stops
Reserve Act
Enlistments,
The United States Army has
recently issued an order prohib-
iting men 17 to 26 years old from
signing up under provisions of the
Reserve Forces Act.
The Reserve Forces Act provides
military service programs for two
categories of young men.
Those who are 17 to eighteen
and one-half years old may enlist
while they are still in high school,
deferring their active duty until
graduation.
They would be obligated to serve
in the Ready Reserve for three
years, attend training sessions one
virh P-s uIPP. nnA A 1S An

ALICE BOGDONOFF SILVER
- . former Daily editor
Parents Give
$100 Award
A $100 Editorial Award in mem-
ory of a former Daily writer was
approved yesterday by the Univer-
sity Board of Regents.
The Award, known as the Alice
Bogdonoff Silver Editorial Award,
was proposed by Dr. and Mrs.
Samuel Bogdonoff of Washington,
D. C., in memory of their daughter.

By JEAN HARTWIG
University .President Harlan Hatcher formally dedicated the new
Undergraduate Library yesterday.
Opening the dedication program, President Hatcher first welcomed
the 200 guests who included state legislators, University officials,
librarians from all areas of the state and participants in the Under-
graduate and Lifetime Reading Habit Conference.
"This is a day of rejoicing for us at the University and for the
legislators here today," President Hatcher said. "Since the founding
of the University in 1837 there has been no time that administration
officials and education leaders..
have not striven-for better library , On behalf of the administration,
facilities." President Hatcher then formally

Student Government Council, then
expressed "the deep debt of grati-
tude of the student body to those
liam E. Stirton and President and
Mrs. Hatcher.
who gave us the new Undergradu-
ate Library."
This is more than just a physi-
cal increase -to the campus, he
continued. The real essence of the
library is its book collection and
its availability to the student body.
At the conclusion of the formal
dedication ceremony a reception
was held in .the art exhibition
room of the library. During this
time the guests were free to irn-
spect the building.
Concludes Activities
A celebration dinner in the

ger of technical education with
higher education. We have excel-
led in the application of know-
ledge to the production of things,
but these cannot be ends in them-
selves," President Hatcher said.
-"We must alter our course to'
meet the threat of Russia. We
must improve on 'the quality of
people we turn out of our institu-
tions of higher learning, but in
doing so we must not lose our
sense of perspective or adopt pro-
grams that impede long-range hu-
man goals.
Greatest Power
"In a world which already pos-
sesses the greatest destructive
power ever imagined by man, we
must not make the mistake of in-
creasing our ability to destroy

PADANG, Sumatra - Indone-
sian warplanes yesterday struck
the first blow against the rebel
government in Sumatra, a spokes-
man announced.
The rebel spokesman said- two
B25 bombers gunned and dropped
seven bombs on a bridge at Pai-
clan, a coastal town 47 miles south
of Padang.
* *
HAVANA, Cuba - A member
of Congress said yesterday rebel
leader Fidel Castro told him he
is willing to call off his guerrilla
warfare if an opposition candi-
date now in New- York could be
guaranteed a fair race in the
presidential elections June 1.
..MARTIN, France - Laughing
and joking, Sir Winston Church-
ill, 83 years old,'showed real im-
provement yesterday in his fight
against pneumonia and pleurisy.
* * *
NEW YORK - A federal grand

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Plan Conceived
The plan for the new system of
libraries was conceived at an in-
formal meeting in Lansing. Prof.
Marvin L. Niehuss, Vice-President
a-nd non nf Traities:- Prof Wil-

dedicated the library to the ad-
vancement of students and offici-
ally turned it over to the direction
of Fredrick H. Wagman, Director
of University Libraries.
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