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Sixty-Seven Years of Editorial Freedom


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Lunnerup MSU
Tashnick, Hanley, Hopkins Shine
As Swimmers Win Eight First Places
Special to The Daily
OWA CITY-Paced by Tony Tashnick's triple victory, the mag-
nt Michigan swimming team captured its seventeenth Big Ten
ipionship and its first since 1948 before a packed crowd of 3,000
e Iowa Pool last night.
Michigan had entered the final night of Big Ten competition
a 21-point margin over second-place Michigan State and Ohio
. But the points that the Wolverines began the event with

hroomed to 112 'y the day's end.
eds W ant Soi

Of , ire
maneuvering to force United
States acceptance of its political
stranglehold on Communist East-
ern Europe.
This was described by tnifed
States officials yesterday as a
major purpose behind Moscow's.
insistent drive for an East-West
summit conference.
This exchange, including an un-
expected 'message from Premier
Nikolai Bulganin to President
Dwight D. Eisenhower, showed
that the Kremlin and the White
House are talking about two dif-
ferent kinds of summit meetings.
Disarmament Issue
It %lso confirmed earlier impres-
sions here and in Western Europe
that barring major concessions on
one side or the other, the only
major issues with which a summit
meeting can grapple directly are
in the field of disarmament.
Secretary of State John Foster
Illes accused the Soviets of sim-
ply wanting a "spectacle" confer-
ence which would deceive the
world into thinking that peace has
come at last.
What Dulles did not spell out is
that United States and allied lead-1
era see a deception as a dangerous
weapon in the hands of the Rus-
si ns. They fear it would weaken
t e resolve of the free nations to
preserve their system of anti-
Communist alliances and their
resistance to Communist pressure.
Significance Goes Further
But the significance of the spec-
tacle, high officials said yesterday,
would go much farther. The dra-
matic meeting which the Soviets
seek could be converted by them
into a symbol of Western accept-
ance. of the vast empire which
Soviet communism has formed
during and since World War II.
It is because of such vital con-
siderations as these, officials de-
Glared, that President Eisenhower
and Dulles have rejected Russia's
ternis for a summit conference.
They have insisted on the kind of,
conference-and preliminary pre-
parations - which they think
would protect the interests of the
Western powers.

. Second-place MSU had a total
76 points followed by QSU with,
2. Iowa had 47, Illinois'34, ndi-
na 30%, Wisconsin 131/2, Minne-
ota 12, Purdue 8, and Northwest-
Michigan smashed through the
ret three events ofthe'evening
ith victories: Tashnick in the
00-yd. butterfly, Hanley in the
30-yd. freestyle and Hopkins in
he 200-yd breaststroke.
Hanley Raien

Tashnick's performance was
spectacular. Entering the Big Ten
meet for the first time in his
career, the Detroit MacKenzie pro-
duct gained his third victory of'
the meet last night by swimming
the butterfly in a j time of only
two-tenths seconds off. the Big
Teni andworld record, established
by OMU's Al Wiggins in 1957.
Tashnick's time was :54.5.
Hanley had entered the free-.
style with top competition expect-
ed from Iowa's Gary Morris and
Michigan State's Don Patterson.
Both Morris and Pattersop got off
to flying starts with Hanley swim-
ming third at the end of the last
But getting his second wind Han-
ley sprinted home a winner, thus.
beating out two of the finest free-
stylers in the nation.
Hopkins Triumphs,
Hopkins won the 200-yd. breast-
stroke as he faced his top rival,
MSU's Frank Modine, in the finals.
Hopkins sprinted the last 15 yards
to win the race, while Modine
finished a surprising fourth..
The M'ichigan team spirit was
excellent. Coach Gus Stager stated
the team certainly was the great-
est he had ever coached and the
greatest that he had ever seen. He

UAW Asks
In Hearings
Challenges Senator
To Prove Accusation
WASHINGTON (') - Walter P.
Reuther yesterday urged "sanity"
in the Senate Rackets Commit-
tee's investigation of the Kohler
Co. strike so the "hearing does not
continue to deteriorate into a
political brawl and name - calling
The United Auto Workers Union
president at the same time chal-
lenged a committee member, Sen.
Barry Goldwater (R-Ariz.), to try
and prove before a selected six-
member panel of ministers Sen.
Goldwater's recent charges Reu-
ther and the UAW "are a more
dangerous menace than the Sput-
niks or anything Russia might do."
Would Reign if wrong
If the ministers, three to be se-
lected by each, uphold the sena-
tor's view, Reuther said he would
resign his presidency of the UAW,
vice-presidency of the AFL-CIQ,
and quit the labor movement en-
If the panel'decides against Sen.
Goldwater, Reuther said in a let-
ter to the Arizona Republican, "I
would leave it up to your own
conscience as to whether you would
consider yourself fit to continue
to play a role in American public
life. "
There was no immediate com-
ment from Sen. Goldwater.
Hearings 'Sad'
In the Senate's investigation of
the UAW's four-year-old strike
against the Kohler Co., a Wiscon-
sin plumbingware manufacturer,
Reuther said that hearings in the
last 10 days "have been a, sad
spectacle of recrimination by both
the company and the union, into
which certain members of the
committee have become involved.
"I believe that ,a continuation of
this emotionally explosive atmos-
phere in these hearings can only
create further bitterness between
the Kohler Co. and its striking
employes and make a sane, sen-
sible and just settlement of this
dispute more difficult....
Urges Sanity
"I appeal to you ... to be will-
ing to discuss the Kohler situation
on its merits and on the facts, un-
related to the political differences
between us, no matter how deeply
you or we may feel about those
differences. I sincerely urge sanity
in the"Kohe nestigato.,.
Reuther and Sen. Goldwater
often have swapped charges ofliar
and used invectives in discussing
each other.
Letter Released
[n his letter, released in Detroit
today, the UAW chief accused the
senator of telling a Republican
fund-raising dinner audience in
Detroit Jan. 20 that "'Walter Reu-
ther and the UAW are a more
dangerous menace than the Sput-
niks or anything Russia might
"Rather than step up the volume
and the velocity of the name-call-'
ing cntest," Reuther proposed his
six-minister panel as a "sensible,
sane, and democratic method" of
deciding whether the accusation is
true or false.
















To Stage,
Cuba Strike
HAVANA, Cuba (RI--Rebel lead-
er Fidel Castro's threat to call a
general revolutionary strike at any
hour sent' fear surging through
Cuba -yesterday.
Some United States citizens sent
their families to Miami and else-
where in the United States. Those
who stayed stocked up on food
supplies. Havana's big foreign
colony was tense.
Rebel sources said Castro may
call the strike for tomorrow-
the sixth anniversary of President
Fulgencio. Batista's rise to power.
Castro has predicted a strike would
topple Bastista.
Calls Off Fete
There are indications of sone
nervousness within Batista's gov-
ernment. Batista Friday called off
his own anniversay celebrations
scheduled for tomorrow. He has
given his troops orders to be ready
to crush any general walkout of
Rebel bulletins flooded Havana
and other major cities.
"Our final blow," they said,
"will be a general revolutionary
strike,.I7&mly organized in all
workers' sections and with spon-
taneous colloboration of the Cuban
\ Rebel Bulletin
They said Batista will be over-
thrown and the "comedy of false
elections" will be ended.
The campaign for the presiden-
tial election June 1 is getting un-
der way. Opposition candidates
charge, however, they have no real
chance of bucking Batista's candi-
date, former Premier Jose Aguero
The rebel bulletins recalled that
general strike'precededthe
downf all of dictator Marcos Perez
Jimenez in -Venezuela earlier this
Castro is seeking what he lacked
in two previous strike calls last
year-coordination. He promises
that the strike will be well-timed
and fully supported.
Plan Meeting
Of Candidat'es L
Training meeting for Student
Government Council candidates
will be held at 4:15 p.m. tomorrow
in the Student Activities Bldg.,
according to Dan Belin, '59, coun-
cil member in charge of the meet-


t . - Daily-Fled Shippey
OUCH MY NOSE-Iowa's Nolden Gentry (45) apparently slams the ball into M. C. Burton's (24)
nose in last night's game as Jack Lewis (45) comes to the defense of his teammate. Actually Gentry
was just snatching a rebound away from Burton.





Tax Cuts


said, "The boys were out to
See MEDLEY, page 3


ore Predicts
oad Funds
icrease Soon

Form Plans
To Evacuate
U.S Fanmies
United States oil company officials
went into a meeting with Ambas-
sador Howard P. Jones to survey
plans for evacuating American oil
workers and their dependents in
central Sumatra.
Revolutionary army headquar-
ters at Padang, central Sumatra,
said it expected government troop1
landings in that area within 24
hours. Two Jakarta air force
bombers dropped leaflets over Pa-
dang warning an invasion would
take, place "in a very short time."
Informed sources said former
Vice-president Mohammed Hatta's
insistence on a truce before ne-
gotiating a settlement with the
rebels brought the sudden post-
ponement ofa meeting with Presi-
dent Sukarno Friday.'
Hatta wants to link a truce with
the formation of a presidential
cabinet. Sukarno wants to take up
these problems separately.
Hatta, a former political ally of
Sukarno, would be a member of
the new cabinet. Many quarter
feel his inclusion in the govern-
ment would bring the rebels
around to making peace.
Hatta quit the government more
than a year ago after Sukarno had
set up his program for "guided
democracy." Hatta claimed the
Communists would have too much
influence on the government.

ard M. Simpson (R-Pa.) yesterday
threw his influential weight be-
hind. the congressional movement
for a sizeable tax cut.
He called for a six-billion-dollar
slash applying to both individuals
and businesses effective immedi-
Simpson is the third-ranking
Republican on the tax-writing
House Ways and Means Commit-
tee, He also is chairman of the
Republican Congressional Cam-
paign Committee.
His tax reduction proposals were
unfolded in a Lincoln Day speech'
at Parkerburg, W. Va. In a copy:
of his prepared remarks issued
here, Simpson called for these
1) An across-the-board 10 per
cent cut in individual income
taxes, plus lowering the top in-
come tax rate from 91 to 70 per
cent, Estimated tax relief: $3,700,-
2) Reduction of corporate in-
come tax. rates from 52 to 50 per
cent. Estimated relief: 800 million
3) Tax benefits for small busi-
nesses as recomended by President
Dwight D. Eisenhower. Estimated
relief: 200 million dollars.
4) Cuts in various types of ex-
cise taxes, including repeal of the
tax on transportation of persons
and lowering of excise on autos.
Estimated cost: $1,300,000,000.

Capt. Pete Tillotson playing hisK
last game then charged down the
court on a fast break. With a deft
change of pace he paused as an,
Iowa defender flew past him, off
the court, and laid up a two-
pointer to make the score 89-84.
.The Hawkeyes still had some
fight left. Coning back with less
than three minutes to go they'
trailed by one,-8-88.
Lewis High Score;
Lewis then made his move,
smoothly forcing Iowa to foul.him,
he hit six for six in the last two
minutes to give Michigan its win-
ning margin. He was high man
for the Wolverines with 22 points
on five field goals and 12 foul shots
in 12 attempts. Iowa forward Dave
Gunther was top scorer for the
night with 23. George Lee and
Tillotson notched 21 apiece.
Michigan opened up a ,45-34
halftime lead with some of the
most fantastie shooting and play-
ing seen in the Field House this
They hit from all over the court
See CAGERS, Page 3

G&cS To Give
Two Operettas
Next Weekend

M' Edges low a, 95-92,
Ede o After Losing *Long Lead
Michigan's nerve-wracking cagers blew a 27 point lead in a hectic.
second half, last night, but hung on gamely to outlast determined'
Iowa, 95-92.
With over 12 minutes to go, 2,500 Yost Field House fans settled,
back as the Wolverines raced to a 77-50 lead, but they slowly moved to
the edge of their seats as the Hawkeyes methodically chewed away at
the lead.
Inside of eight minutes they had cut it to one point, 85-84.
Lewis Hits Eight Straight Fouls
But then Jack Lewis took command hitting eight straight foul
shots to earn Michigan the win. His first two put them ahead 87-84.,

Outlines Progra
Of Future Proje
To Spur Businen
Dwight D. Eisenhower ye'
proposed to extend unempli
benefits "for a brief pero
said the government was si
up spending in a number o
to combat the economic slu
But he strongly opposed a
of "pump-priming" of the
In a letter to GOP lea
Congress, President ,ci
outlined measures he has t
or is proposing to help spu
ness and provide more job
Mention Steps
Among the steps mentions
speedups inthe tempoof h
building, reclamation p:
aides to homebuilding co
tion of federal buildings an
control projects. Some 4
measures would begin to ti
f1ct quickly, other are plan
1959 or later
Among other things, the
dent said he has directed
ment agencies "to acelerate
practical the construction 4
jects for which appropriatec
are available."
One immediate D ocra
action was, that the Eisei
program was too little. Sen
Sparkman' (D-Ala.), spons
Democratic housing bill the
will consider next week,
proposed outlay of an ad
186 million dollars for reclar
flood control and other watt
jects sounds rather small.
Mansfleld 'Delighted'
Sen. Mike Mlfansfeld (D-I
said he was "delighted, the
dent is getting behind th
posals of Majority LeaderI
Johnson (D-Tex.) to seed
,ects which have bee aut]
and funded."
Sen. Joseph O'Mahone-
Wyo.) said that President
hower "now acknowledges w
a recession."
- The Eisenhower proposal
crease the duration of unel
ment payments apparently
be financed wholly by
funds, although details will
spelled ou$ until next week
The President announce
Budget Bureau has just r
200 million dollars to the
National Mortgage Associal
be used, among other thu
stimulate building of ho,
"citizens of modest means.
Rep. Harris
Says M ack
Hiked Incon
Harris (D-Ark.) said ye
Richard A. Mack may ,ha
an income of up to $75,000
years when his official pay
federal communications cc
sloner was only around ha:
At the same time Harr
nounced the scheduling ':
Mamie Eisenhower's brot
law, Col. George Gordon
for under-oath testimony
17 before Harris' House st

South Quad To Offer Musicale

Gore (D-Tenn.) predicted yester-
day the Senate will pass a bill this
month sharply boosting federal
funds for roailbuilding projects
over the nation.
Sen. Gore, chairman of the Sen-
ate Public broads subcommittee,
plans to get the measure out of
the Public Works Committee next,
"I am confident it will be passed
by ,the Senate before we take the
Easter recess," he told a reporter.
The recess starts April 3..
Senate Democratic Leader Lyn-
don Johnson of Texas said Friday
he hopes the highway legislation
could reach the floor during the

The South Quadrangle Council
will present the second in the
semester's series of afternoon mu-
sicales at 1:30 p.m. today in the
West Lounge of the t quad.
Opening the program will be

William Scribner, '61SM, bassoon,
and Ron McMahon, '598M, piano,
playing "Concerto for Bassoon,
First Movement," by Mozart, and
"Soliloquy" by Garfield.
The second part of the program
will be Baritone Warren Jaworski,

'60SM, accompanied by Larry
Wolf, '59SM, at the piano. Jawor-
ski will sing "Mobile Bay," "Song
of the Vagabonds," "Without a
Song," and "Old Man River."
Quartet To Play
Concluding the concert will be
a clarinet quartet playing Men-
delssohn's "Canzonetta" and Uhl's
"Divertimento." Members of the
ensemble include Dick Wilson,
'59SM, clarinet; Bob Wojciak,
'58SM, clarinet; Al Blaser, '59SM,
alto clarinet; and Southard Bus-
dicker, Grad., bass clarinet.
The semester's schedule of Sun-
day afternoon musicales will con-

three reasons, according to Woj-
ciak, chairman of the committee:
first, for entertainment; to give
students a chance to hear out-.
standing musical talent on cam-
pus; and to give student musicians
the, chanc6 to perform for a large
"Very seldom do music students
get to perform as soloists or mem-
bers of groups of soloists for a
large audience," )Wojciak said.
Participating in the quadrangle
functions gives them this oppor-
tunity, he added.
All Houses Participate
"At the organizational meetings

--Danly-- obert Kanner
... "Buttercup"
Gilbert and Sullivan Society
members are busily preparing to
present "Cox and Box" and
"H.M.S. Pinafore" at 8 p.m.
Thursday, Friday and Saturday in
the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre.
"Cox and . Box," the curtain
raiser, is a short work Which 'in-
cludes only three characters. Sar-
geant Bouncer rents a room - to
Cox for day use and Box for use
by night, Since neither of the two'
know this scheme, confusion and
amusement are certain results.
The second offering, "H.M.S.
Pinafore" is one of Gilbert and
Sullivan's most popular operas.
Josephine, the Captain's daughter,
played by Lynn Tannell," Grad.,

Navy Delays

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