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SORORITY GAME:
SPORT FOR GAMBLERS
See Page 4

Y r e

Sixty-Seven Years of Editorial Freedom

VOL. LXVIII, No. 107

ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, SUNDAY, MARCH 2, 1958

Reds Set To Release
Airline Passengers
Two Americans, 32 Others Aboard
Plane Kidnapped by North Koreans
TOKYO (N)-Communist North Korea announced last night it
is ready to free two Americans and any of the 32 others aboard a
kidnapped South Korean airliner..
A broadcast from the capital of Pyongyang said the two American
pilots and two West Germans would be turned over "at an appropriate
time" at the truce village of Panmunjom or some place inside North
Korea "mutually agreed upon."
The annotncement was a sharp reversal of the stand Pyongyang
took shortly after the plane landed two weeks ago near the North
Korean capital.
North Korea said then it would free those aboard only if the
South Korean government would negotiate for their release. Now,
"Pyongyang said it even would free
Sany of the 30 Koreans aboard who
STROKE: 'want to go home.
Comply with Requests
The announcement said the
S w e ia l sts Communist government was com-
plying with requests made through
Moscow by the United States and
Ca l ke West German governments.
The American pilots of the
South Korean DC3 are Willis P.
R eoveree Hobbs of Vallejo, Calif., and Air
Force Lt. Col. Howard McClelland
of Buchanan, Mich.
WASHINGTON (M)-President Meet Reds Half Way
Dwight D. Eisenhower was pro- A United Nations spokesman
nounced completely recovered Sat- said the UN command in Korea is
urday from the mild stroke he willing to meet the Communists
suffered Nov. 25. half way in arranging for the
Three specialists made their of- return of the Americans and the
flicial report after President Eisen- Germans.
hower underwent a thorough The plane took off from Pusan
neurological examination, includ- in Southeast Korea Feb. 16 but
ing brain wave examinations, at flew past Seoul, its destination.
Walter Reed Army Hospital. South Korean officials charged
Checkup Brief that Communist agents among the
Their checkups required a little passengers had seized the plane
more than an hour. in the air and forced the pilots to
White.. House Press Secretary fly to North Korea.

Mundt Cites
'Restraint'
By Kohler
Facts Show Unused
Company Weapons
WASHINGTON P)-Sen. Karl
Mundt (R-S.D.) said yesterday
"the most eloquent testimony"
about the guns and teai gas
bought by the Kohler Co. after its
employes were organized by the
United Auto Workers was that
none of it was used.
He told newsmen this reflected
to the credit of both the company
and the union during a bitter
strike, now nearly four years old,
in that it testified to "self restraint
on both sides."
Mundt is a member of the spe-
cial Senate Labor - Management
Rackets Committee that is investi-
gating the violence that has oc-
curred during United Auto Work-
ers' strike against the Kohler, Wis.,
plumbing fixtures company.
Told of Violence
In the first three days of the
hearings, to be resumed Monday
afternoon, the committee has re-
ceived testimony about mass
picketing by the union, various
acts of violence and vandalism,
and the company's purchase of
guns and ammunition.
Mundt said it was "too early to
draw conclusions," but Sen. Pat
McNamara (D - Mich.), another
committee meber, said in a,
separate interview he feels that
"so far the. company looks worse
than the union."~
McNamara also described the
hearings as "dull and not import-
ant," adding he was interested in
improper activities and racketeer-
ing but that these elements wer,
absent from the current inquiry.
Members Disagree
The hearings got under way
only after a battle among the com-
mittee members, evenly divided be-
tween Republicans and Democrats,
over procedure.
In the end the Republicans won
their fight to prevent Walter Reu-
ther, president of the United Auto
Workers, and Herbert Kohler, the
company president, from being
called as the lead-off witnesses.
They insisted on others being
heard first.
Robert Kennedy, the commit-
tee's counsel, said he hoped to call
Reuther and Kohler late next
week.
Mundt said he thought that
after another week's testimony
"we should have a clear idea of
the kind of questions" to direct to
the top officials of the union and
the company.
He said while there had been
testimony about vandalism and
acts of violence, the committee had
yet to pin down who was respon-
sible for it.
Snow To Give
Talk on China
Edgar Snow will speak on "China
and its Impact on the World" at 3
p.m. tomorrow in Rackham Am-
phitheatre.
Snow is the author of "Red Star
Over China" and a former foreign
correspondent for the Chicago
Daily News, New York Sun and
London Daily Herald.
The talk will be the second in
the series of University lectures
in journalism this semester. A cof-
fee hour will follow in the jour-
nalism conference room in Mason
Hall.

MSU DEAN:

Ike Reported
With Soviet

James C. Hagerty told' reporters
at the hospital the, doctors' report
means the President has now been
given a medical discharge as far
as the neurologists are concerned.
Hagerty added that President
Eisenhower will continue the rou-
tine of rest, a nonfat diet of around
2,500 calories a day, and doses of
an anti-cooagulant' he h~as followed
since his heart attack of Septem-
ber, 1955.
Issue Statement
The brain specialists who made
today's examination issued this
tatement:
"The President underwent this
orning at Walter Reed General
Hospital a thorough neurological
examination.
"The findings of these examina-
ions were entirely normal. There
's no evidence of any damage to
is central nervous system."
U.S. Studies
Erdos' Return

World News
Roundup
By The Associated Press
WASHINGTON-Miami lawyer
Thurman A. Whiteside has been
summoned to appear before a
federal grand Jury here Monday
with records of financial dealings
involving Federal Communications
Commissioner Richard A. Mack.
The Justice Department said
Saturday it has issued a subpoena
ordering Whiteside to bring with
him books relating to Mack, the
Stembler-Sheldon Insurance Agen-
cy and Andar Inc..
** *
WASHINGTON-Sen. Knowland
(R-Calif.) asked President Eisen-
hower Saturday to consider shift-
ing to home markets some of the
foreign buying under the Mutual
Security Program.
Knowland, the Senate's Repub-
lican leader, told reporters he has
asked the White House, the De-
fense Department, and the Inter-
national Cooperation Administra-
tion to review the off-shore pro-
curement program with the idea
of channeling some of the funds
into job-creating contracts in his
country,
* * *s
CHICAGO - Samuel Cardinal
Stritch, archbishop of Chicago,
was appointed to a high post in
the Vatican Saturday.
* * *
ISTANBUL, Turkey - A violent
storm swept suddenly across the
Sea of Marmara Saturday and
sank a ferry boat packed with
teen-age students. From 200 to
380 persons -were feared drowned.

-Daily-Fred Shippey
TIRED WINNER-Don Matheson stretches toward the finish line
all alone after anchoring Michigan to a mile relay victory over
Ohio State. The relay was the deciding event in Michigan's 72-69
triumph last night.
wolverine Cindermen
Top Buckeyes, 72-69
By JIM BENAGH
Glenn Davis beat everything Michigan had to offer last night
but he-couldn't overcome "lady luck," as the. Wolverines nipped the
Buckeye trackmen in the final event, 72-69, at Yost Field House.
Davis won four firsts in as many events when he lined up as
anchorman for the deciding event of the meet, the mile relay. OSU
had a 64-62 lead at the time.
But Ohio's leadoff runner, sophomore Dick Strayer, dropped his
baton at the start of his second lap after a battle for positions with
Michigan's Jim Simpson. The Buckeye quickly picked up his baton, but

--am Zariti i~
Prof. Nicholas D. Kazarinoff of
the mathematics department yes-
terday called Friday's State De-
partment announcement, that the
re-entry request of mathematician
Paul Erdos is under consideration,
the "first time" the government
has officially gone on record in
the case..
Erdos, a Hungarian-born expert
in number theory who came to
this country in 1938, requested re-
entry permission in 1954 when he
left the United States to travel in
Europe.
Permission was denied when the
Immigration Service in Detroit
claimed he planned to travel in
Russian - dominated countries of
Eastern Europe and that such a
trip was not in the best interests
of the United States.
Noting that Erdos "felt it was
the right of every citizen to go
anywhere. on this earth," Prof.
Kazarinoff added that Erdos went
abroad primarily to deliver an ad-
dress at the 1954 International
Congress of, Mathematicians in
Amsterdam..
Prof. Kazarinoff pointed out
that the American Mathematical
Society has retained a lawyer to
represent Erdos.
Concert Slated.
For Tonight
Fritz Reiner will conduct the
Chicago Symphony Orchestra in
a Choral Union concert at 8:30
tonight in Hill Auditorium.

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the damage was done: Michigan
gained a 30-yd. margin.
Falter in Relay
Twice this season, Ohio had bet-
tered the Wolverine quartet in
meets, and had recorded the best
mile relay time in the Big Ten-
until Michigan State opened up
with a 3:18.7 clocking today at
East Lansing.
Michigan's other relay members
feasted on Strayer's mishap and
breezed to then first victory of the
year. Bruce Fischer, Ernie Simms
and Don Matheson finished up the
relay unpressed--with a mediocre
3:24.2.
Ohio State coach Larry Snyder
immediately announced that his
team would not appear in Yost.
Field House again unless Michigan
adds an inside curb to its track,
claiming this was the reason for
Strayer's misfortune.
Strayer Becomes Confused
As he finished the first of his
two laps, Strayer became confused
and entered a hurdle lane, inside
of the prescribed running track.
When he came to the end of the
lane he had to pull up quickly.
Trying to get back to the running
track, he jostled with Simpson
and dropped his baton.
"Every other team in the Big
See WOLVERINES, page 3

lCagers Lose
TO* Illinois
Special to The Daily
CHAMPAIGN -Illinois handed
Michigan's floundering basketball
team its sixth straight Big Ten
defeat, 88-75, last night.
The victory enabled the Illini
to take undisputed possession of
eighth place in the Conference
standings, and shoved . Michigan
into ninth. Immediately after the
game, Michigan flew to Madison
to takre on last-place Wisconsin
tomorrow night.
Illinois' starting five, which
played without substitution all but
the last two minutes of last night's
game, all scored in double figures.
Illinois guard Don Ohlfourth-best
Big Ten scorer up to last night,
netted 28 points to take individual
scoring honors. He was supported
by guard Roger Taylor with 19
points and forward John Paul with
18.
Michigan was led by forward
M. C. Burton and guard Jack
See OHL, page 3

PLEDGE PERIOD BEGINS:
Sorority Rushees Receive Bids Today
i > I By RICHARD CONDON

At 10:30 last night sorority rushees received the letter reading
either "you have received a bid," or "you have not received a bid."
The figures on the percentage of women rushees who are pledging
have not as yet been released, but most sororities filled their quota
early last night, according to Cynthia Cross, '59, assistant rushing
chairman for Panhellenic Association.
Today at 10 a.m. all sororities will be given the list of women
eligible to participate in their springpledging program. Early in the.
afternoon the women who took part in the rushing program will
receive the name of the sorority to which they have been bid.
Open Houses Start Rushing Period
The rushing period began with an open house invitation issue
to all women who had signed up for the rush. Attendance at each
house was mandatory. The participants were divided into groups led
by a member of the Panhellenic Association.

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