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Sixty-Seven Years of Editorial Freedom

CVIII, NO. 102




[issile Pact.

Subcommittee Hears Miami Lawyer
On Insurance Interest with Mack

Five-Year Agreement
Calls for English Site
WASHINGTON ()-The United
toeand Britain disclosed yes-
┬░terday United States atomic mis-
siles -will be based in England,
w.ith the understanding that a
joint decision would be necessary
to pull the trigger.
A five-year agreementv effective
last Saturday was made public. It
c limaxed 11 months of United
States-British negotiations flowing
from an accord reached by Presi-
dent Dwight D. Eisenhower and
British Prime Minister Harold
Macmillan at \Bermuda last March
The pact is the prototype of
others the United States hopes to
sign with France, Italy, Greece,
Turkey and any other interested
members of the North Atlantic
Treaty Organization.
President Eisenhower and other
NATO government chiefs voted at
Paris two months ago that NATO
should have intermediate rafige
atomic missiles based in Europe.
For security reasons, some de-
tails of the United States-British
agreement were suppressed. These
covered such questions as how
many missiles and how many men
would be involved.
%owever, it has been reported
that 60 Thors, the United States
Air Force intermediate range bal-
listic missile, will be sent to Royal
Air Force squadrons.
Britain will provide the bases
uhder RAF control. The nuclear
warheads will be held in United
States custody. !
State Unions
Near erger;'
oy US
MBoyM o Ct
GRAND RAPIDS (P)-Delegates
representing craft and industrial
unions today hammered out a pact
creating a united labor movement
in Michigan.
Guided by two aides of AFL-CIO
president George Meany, a special
state convention moved 'towards
quick adoption of a constitution
for a state organization merging
the AFL and CIO unions into "The
Michigan State AFL-CIO."
Meany's right hand men, Peter
M. McGavin and R. J. Thomas,
said they were pleased with the
turnout of delegates representing
craft unions.
The AFL Michigan Federation
of Labor (MFL) voted to boycott
the merger. Th MFL also voted
to ignore Mean's order to expell
the Teamsters. The Teamsters are
not eligible for membership in the
state AFL-CIO as a result of their
expulsion by the AFL-CIO on cor-
ruption charges.
The new state central body will
represent at the outset more than
600,000 0IO unionists and about
121,00o AFL members. McGavin
said he expected holdout AFL
groups to join later. One of the
largest groups currently holding
out is made up of building trades-
Meany's enforced merger of
Michigan labor groups is expected
to set a pattern affecting mergers
in other states such as New Jersey
and Rhode Island that have been
slow to merge oit a state level.
SGC Petitions
Otal Twelve
Five more students have taken
out candidate petitions for Stu-
dent Government Council elec-
tions March 25 and 26.

Stephen Bailie, '60, Paul Kamp-
ner, '59, Roger Seasonwein, '61,
Thomas Tenney, '1, and Phil
Zook, '60, are the new petitioners.
Others who are seeking election
for the first time are Carol Hol-
land, '60, David Kessel, Grad.,
Sue Rockne, '60, and Mort Wise,
Petitions may be picked up at
the SGC elections desk on the
first floor of the Student Activi-
ties Bldg., according to Elections
Director Roger Mahey, '61. Peti-
tioning closes next Tuesday.
XT T A W 1

A. Whiteside testified yesterday
that in 1953 he "declared" an in-
terest in an insurance firm for
Richard A. Mack, Federal Com-
munications Commissioner now
under congressional scrutiny..

In the four year 1953-56, this
interest has paid Mack '$9,822,
Whiteside said. He also testified
that so far there has been no cost
to Mack for getting the share.
Whiteside, a Miami lawyer, told
a special House subcommittee he

Taproom Might Reduce,
A taproom serving beer in the Michigan Union might not be a
bad idea to reduce illegal drinking among students, Dean of Men
Walter B. Rea said in an informal talk yesterday.
Speaking over the Campus 1roadcasting Network on "Alcohol
and the Residence Hall," he said the last time he was at the University
of Wisconsin where the restrictions are less rigid, the taproom in their
"Union seemed "to be working very
well. But I don't think it will ever
Seconal o aross here"
Moves to relax the drinking reg-
is ulations have been made in the.
past, he explained, but all died out
L apslfrom lack of "momentum." Any
. responsible group can start a move
S ) to relax the regulations, he said,
'A ,' 95-88 but the momentum has to come
7. from somewhere.
Special to The Daly Dean Rea also explained that no
minor student' can drink at the
BLOOMINGTON -- Michigan's University without "breaking some
stumbling W o i v e r I n e s picked law or having someone break one
themselves up last night-but'not for him."
quite far enough - as they fell University regulations prohibit
before a second half Indiana rally "any student" from drining in
and lost 95-88. "student quarters." This, he ex-
The Wolverines, who have now plained, includes apartments, fra-
lost five in a row, came out of ternities and rooms as well as Uni-
the doldrums which have plagued versity supervised housing.
them during the past two weeks In addition, he said, state laws
and almost shot themselves to an now, prohibit a minor to have
upset victory, alcoholic beverages in his posses-
Net 59 Points in Half sion anywhere, either with or with-
Cheered by a partisan Indiana out his knowledge.
Fieldhouse crowd of 10,000, the There is a tendency for some
Hoosiers scored 59 points in the students to move out of the dormi-
second half for a second half tories where they think the Uni-
comeback that dropped Michigan versity regulations are more strict-
to an eighth place tie with idle Il- ly enforced, he commented.,
linois. "If students are to drink and
Indiana needed a win in this learn to drink like ladies and
game to stay in the running for gentlemen," he concluded, "there
the conference championship and might be a better way than having
they earned it by overcoming a to go off campus to drink."
19 point deficit. The win put In-
diana in a third place tie with
Iowa who whipped Northwestern * gMt
86-78. The two teams, are only n e , it r
half a game. behind Michigan
State and Purdue who are now Head Negated,
tied far ;first nRl~ac tr+a iltf

interceded three times with Mack
In cases before the FCC.
He described Mack as an old
friend to whom he has been lend-
ing money for 20 years.
The witness denied, however, he
ever brought "pressure" on Mack
and said Mack voted against. his
recommendation in two of the
three cases./
It was brought out that the
insurance firm, the Stembler-Shel-
den Agency, does businessfor
National Airlines, the winning firm
in a television license contest be-
fore the FCC. Mack's vote in this
was with the majority in a, 4-2
Whiteside said he took control-
ling stock in the insurance agency
in 1953 and declared a one-sixth
interest for Mack. He said it was
understood that Mack would be
charged the value of this share if
there ever should be any cost to
the individual owners.
Appearing before the House
Legislative Oversight subcommit-
tee, Whiteside blasted the com-
mittee's ousted counsel, Bernard
Schwartz, as "an unmitigated liar"
and "a depraved person."
Schwartz testified previously
that Whiteside has a reputation
as a "fixer." He also said White-
side made money payments total-
ing $2,650 to Mack after Mack-
lifelong friend of Whiteside-be-
came an FCC member.
Rebels Mar
Cuban Race
HAVANA (P)-Th Argentine
embassy announced early today
that the Cuban rebels have re-
leased Juan Manual Fangio, the
world's No. 1 racing driver kid-
napped Sunday night.
HAVANA (A') - Cuba's biggest
auto race played out to a quick
and tragic end yesterday.
The climax was a weird out-
come of the battle being waged
from underground by rebel forces
against the government.
Five Cuban spectators were
killed and 40 more were injured
or dying -victims of a race car
that' went out of control.
Experts said the race, the $10,-
000 Gran Premio, wasesabotaged
with oil slicks by rebels of Fidel
Kidnapping Unsolved
The kidnapping of the world's
greatest race driver by rebels re-
mained unsolved last night.
The race was already stripped
of its star by the kidnapping of
world champion driver Juan
Manuel Fangio of Argentina. It
was calledeoff shortly after it got
off to a delayed start.
Within minutes after they
roared away, the powerful cars of
27 top drivers skidded crazily over
an oil slick surface on the 'tight
turns of the seaside Malecon
boulevard course.
Car Spun Like Top
The casualties came when a
young Cuban driver, Armando
Garcia Cifuentes, braked on a
curve near the United States Em-
His Ferrari spun like a top,
veered sharply from right to left,
then swung back to the right side
of the road raceway and crashed
into a truck.
The car, which had been travel-
ing at nearly 100 m.p.h., then
rolled over three or four times and
landed in the heart of a crowded
stand. One of those killed by the
plunging car was a woman.

Near 570
The University flunked out
approximately 570 students last
semester, according to incomplete
figures released yesterday.
This total was nearly doubled
by Michigan State University dur-
ing its first term this year, when
an unprecedented 1,000 students
Assistant Dean James H. Rob-
ertson of the literary college said
the University figures represented
no substantial increase over last
year. "It was a steady, normal
February percentage," he said.
No Policy Change
Thomas H. Hamilton, -MSU's
vice-president for academic af-
fairs, claimed no official policy
change was responsible for the
increase at East Lansing.
He said the trend stemmed from
the faculty's concern about the
world situation and Russian edu-
cational advances.
, Dean Robertson, pointing to ~a
"sound academic program," de-
clared a toughening of policy here
would be unnecessary.
"There was no need for the
Sputniks to shake us up," he said.
Two basic reasons were offered
by Dean Robertson for the steadi-
ness in the failure rate at the
1) Very few freshmen are lost
after the 'first semester, the Uni-
versity preferrng to "give them a
year's chanc':"
2) "When we admit a person,
we can be fairly certain he will
make the grade. We're right in our
judgement on nine out of 10
The majority of failures were in
the engineering and literary col-
Breakdown Given
Although final statistics will not
be completed until the end of this
week, Associate Dean Walter J.
Emmons of the engineering college
expects nearly 270-or eight per
cent of 3,300 enrolled-to have
Literary college failed 208 of
7,300 students.
Failure totals in the University's
other schools and colleges were as
Business administration, 45;
architecture school, 19; pharmacy
college, 5; education school, 5;
dental school, 3; music school, 3;
natural resources school, 1.
Incomplete Figures
Final figures from the medical
school were incomplete but "10 or
11" failures were expected by the
recorder's office.
No "home actions" were re-
ported by the schools of social
work or public. health. Nursing
school totals were unavailable.
Law school does not authorize
any failures until June.
Judiciary Asks'
Drinking Talks
The Joint Judiciary Council has
forwarded a resolution to Univer-
sity Vice-President for Student Af-
fairs James A. Lewis requesting a
"general discussion" of the Uni-
versity drinking regulations.
According to Judiciary chairman
Michael Jacobson, '58, the move
came as the result of "many com-
plaints before the council and the
feelings of the council members"

concerning "the types of regula-
tions imposed on the students."
Vice-President Lewis acknowl-
edged receiving the recommenda-
tion but said that plans for any
discussion were "very nebulous."

ulu v p6 Jue us a resuat oz
the Boilermakers 72-70 victory
over the Spartans last night.
Hoosiers Comeback
Indiana, down 19 points, 44-25,
with 4:21 left to go in the first
half, whittled the score down to
50-36 at half and from that point
on went ahead 69-67 on a jump
shot by Archie Dees with 9:50 left
in the second half.
From that point on the Wolver-
ines were on the defensive and
could never quite get 'a deciding
See CAGERS, Page 3
Records Stolen
Phonograph records, tentatively
valued at $250, were stolen from
the South Quadrangle studio of
the Campus Broadcasting network
last week, a station member re-
ported yesterday.
The informant, who asked not
to be named, said 50 records had
"probably been stolen" from the
station between 3 a.m. and noon
It had to be during this time, he
said, because some of the missing
records were being used just prior
to the station's closing at 13 a.m.
Anyone who had a duplicate key
could get to the records, he added.

By McElroy
WASHINGTON (P) -Secretary
of Defense Neil McElroy yesterday
all but excluded the single military
chief concept from recommenda-
tions he expects to make for
reorganization of the national de-
fense establishment.
The Pentagon's civilian boss dis-
cussed the situation upon his re-
turn from a long weekend at
Ramey Air Force Base, Puerto
Rico, with a group of consultants
and senior military advisers.
McElroy told reporters "excellent
progress" had been made, but that
no attempt was made to reach
conclusions or agree on any
recommendations for changes in
the defense structure.
Asked whether creation of a
single miltary chief, as advocated
by some critics of the present or-
ganization, had a large place in
the Puerto Rico discussions, Mc-
Elroy said: "That ideas was not
stressed on me by my consultants."
He said also that, although some
of the people interviewed previous-
ly about their views on defense
reorganization had argued for a
single military boss, in Puerto Rico
he had not heard any very strong
views on the subject and that it
was not under predominant con-

College Stuent Labeled Organizaton Man'

Chicago Maroon
(EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the first
of a series of two articles received
through the Big Tn News Service.)
The college student of 1958 is
in many ways an "organization
man," according to University of
Chicago social scientist David
The student's response to his
academic environment and cur-
riculum often nnra1lle the re-

I work side of his life with greater,
detail and enthusiasm than he can
the career side.
Marital relations are importantj
to students: almost all seniors are!
either married, engaged, or fore-
seeing marriage. Most expect good-
sized families.
Students want a station-wagon
type, college-educated wife, not
the silent childbearer of other

And they wanted the suburbs
for their children, not themselves,
Riesman said.
In 1958, this ambivalence has
disappeared; the family is defi-
nitely first and career second.
There is little identification with
one's employer or vocation. There
is a loss of belief that work can
be an end in itself when done for
a large concern.
Though some students have an

are trying to replace the work
ethic by, a social ethic, becoming
ersatz families to their employees.
This underplays the importance
and excitement of work itself.
Riesman argued that the present
student attitudes are not without
their admirable facets. "Students
today have less of the compulsive
attachment to work that older
generations had.
Honest. Tolerant View

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