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NEW SGC WARNING
TO SIGMA KAPPA
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Sixty-Seven Years of Editorial Freedom

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CLOUDY, RAIN

VOIL LXVIII, No. 130

ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, SATURDAY, MARCH 29, 1958

FIVE CENTS

B"uckeyes

Take

Slim

Lead

in

NCAA Swim

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Wolverine
Swimmers
Trail by One
Relay Victory Paces
OSU to 43-42 Lead
By CARL RISEMAN
Ohio State's victory in the 400-
yd. freestyle relay last night push-
ed the Buckeyes into a slim 43-42
lead over Michigan's defending
titlists as the NCAA swim cham-
pionships reached the half way
point at the Varsity Exhibition
Pool.
The surprising Buckeyes, after
gaining most of" their previous
points from a double diving victory
by Don,#warper, camne from behind
to take the final event of the eve-
ning.- The relay victory enabled
OSU to pick up 14 points on the
Wolverines who didn't enter a
team in the race.
Yale is running third with 30
points at the halfway mark. The
rest of the teams stand as follows:
Michigan State 28; Iowa 18;
Southern Methodist 11; Illinois 10;
Oklahoma 9; Northwestern 7; Wis-
consin 5; Harvard 5; Indiana 5;
Miami 4; Cal. State Poly. 4; North
Carolina 4; Brown 3; Allegheny 3;
Utah 3; Stanford 2; Connecticut 2;
Cornell 1.
Tony Tashnick has scored the
lone Wolverine victory but Cy
Hopkins, Dick Hanley, Dick Kim-
ball and John Smith have added
points to the Michigan total.
Tashnick faced his chief rival,
Yale's Tim Jecko, in the 200-yd.
butterfly and literally swam the
defending NCAA champion out of
;. the pool.
Jecko and Tashnick spurted
ahead of the rest of the field and
were close for 150 yards. However,
the smooth powerful strokes of the
Michigan sophomore proved too
much for the Eli as Tashnick won
the race by two lengths and estab-
lished a new NCAA record of
2:04.2. The former mark was
1:09.5, established last year by
Jecko.
Jecko also lost another, of the
three championships he gained in
the 1957 meet as Joe Hunsaker of
Illinois took the 200-yd. individual
medley.
Hopkins placed second and swam
one of the finest races in his
career as he came from fifth place
at the end of 100 yards to edge
past a tired Jecko and almost
See TASHNICK, Page 2
World News
Roundup
By The Associated Press
WASHINGTON - The Eisen-
hower administration yesterday
recommended a 100-million-dollar
appropriation to help pay off some
owners of war-seized German as-
sets and settle all American war
claims against Germany and,
Japan.
No provision was made in the
formula for making a return to
former owners of Japanese prop-
erty seized in the United States
during World War II.
The administration said was be-
cause "the existing circumstances
are substantially different."
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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.-The
Air Force readied its Atlas ICBM
No. 7 for launching yesterday but
called off the effort apparently
within minutes of firing time.
MO O A *t
MOSCOW - A eading Sove

scientist said yesterday the Soviet
Union is close to sending a man
in a rocket out into cosmic space
and back.
Academician Anatoli Blagonra-
vov said over Moscow radio the
Soviet one-stage rocket that went
about 295 miles in space Feb. 21
pointed the way.,
WASHINGTON - Secretary of
State John Foster Dulles said yes-
terday he would not think that
Nikita Khrushchev's election as
Soviet premier will make any dif-
ference in TUnite~d States-Soviet

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-Daily Eric Arnold
CONGRATULATIONS-Roger Anderson of Yale and Dick Hanley
of Michigan congratulate one another after the 440-yd., freestyle
in which Anderson upset Hanley by an eyelash. On the left is
Chuck Bechtel of Ohio State and on the right is Larry Lermo of
Oklahoma.
Michigan, Qualif ies
Third in Gm Mee
By PAUL BORMAN
.x Special to The Daily
IOWA CITY - By capturing six firsts in seven qualifying events,
and the top two places in the final all-around competition, defend-
ing champion Illinois took a commanding lead in the 50th Big Ten
gymnastics meet at the Iowa Fieldhouse Gymnasium.
The Illini, seeking their ninth straight title, were paced by
Olympian Abe Grossfeld, who took a first in the all-around competi-
tion and four firsts in the qualifying round. Bob Diamond and Frank
Hailand captured the other two Illinois qualifying firsts. Diamond

SPRING TERM:
Number
Enrolled
On Rise
By BARTON HUTHWAITE
Non-Michigan residents com-
prise approximately 40 per cent
of the 25,661 students now en-
rolled in University credit pro-
grams, according to Office of Reg-
istration and Records Director
Edward Groesbeck.
A five-week spring enrollment
report revealed 21,756 students
now attend classes at the Univer-
sity's Ann Arborpcampus - 728
higher than the previous spring
period.
Off-campus registrations totaled
3,905 with 391 students enrolled
at the University's Flint College
branch and 3,514 others taking
credit courses at University cen-
ters throughout the state.
Enrollments High
Horace H. Rackham School of
Graduate Studies enrollments, in-
cluding the Ann Arbor campus
and other centers, reached a high
of 5,342. The figure represents an
8.3 per bent increase over last
spring's mark of 4,932.
University male students still
outnumber women by a two to one
margin. On-campus records listed
14,749 men and 7,007 women, ac-
cording to Groesbeck.
The female enrollment jumped
312 but failed to meet the male
increase of 416 over last spring.
Seven Per Cent Increase
The engineering school registra-
tion records showed 3,002 students-
enrolled-a 7.6 per cent rise. The
literary college enrollments also
jumped three per cent to bring
the total enrollment to 6,754.
The largest decrease in students
came in hospital training with a
26.1. drop. Groesbeck termed this
"not very significant" due to the
fact that only 23 students were
enrolled in the credit program
previously.
Some Decreases
Other significant decreases in-
cluded: College of Architecture
and Design-573 students enrolled,
a 4.5 per cent decrease; College ofj
Pharmacy-149 students enrolled,
a' decrease of eight per cent;
School of Medicine-1,203 students
enrolled, a decrease of 3.7 per
cent; and Law School-794 stu-
dents enrolled, a decrease of 7.5
per cent.
Significant increases included:
School of Education-874 enrolled,
an increase of 3.1 per cent; School
of Natural Resources -176 en-
rolled, an increase of 6.7 per cent;
and School of Social Work-164
students enrolled, an increase of
25.2 per cent.
W. C. Handy'
Dies at 84
NEW YORK (R) - W. C. Handy,,
composer of the immortal "St.
Louis Blues," did yesterday, at
the age of 84.
He was the man who shaped the
rhythm of the Negro race into1
America's syncopated tempo of
the blues.
Handy was blind during the lat-,
ter years of his life. Three years1
ago a stroke confined him tb af
wheel chair.

Defeated

House Told
Fast Action
Necessary
WASHINGTON (P - Fast ac-
tion to meet "an immediate and
urgent need" for unemployment
benefits was urged on a critical
House committee yesterday' by
Secretary of Labor James P.
Mitchell.
Mitchell, opening witness at a
Ways and Means Committee hear-
ing on President Dwight D. Eisen-
hower's proposal for temporarily
extending the duration of jobless
benefit payments, ran into ex-
tended questioning by both Demo-
cratic and Republican members.
The labor secretary said the
number of unemployed reaching
the end of their benefits is ex-
pected to show a sharp upturn
this month.
He placed the number at 147,000
in January and 145,500 in Febru-
ary, and said the March figure is
expected to total 187,500. For the
entire year, he estimated the total
will be 2,300,000.
Mitchell said the administra-
tion's program for limited exten-
sion of benefits under existing
state systems "will take care of
the major part" of the current un-
employment problem.
President Eisenhower has pro-
posed advancing federal funds to
finance a 50 per cent increase in
the number of weeks unemployed
workers covered by jobless insur-
ance could draw benefits. This
would mean an additional 13
weeks in states having a126-week
benefit period, for example.
Rep. J. W. Byrnes (R-Wis.)
voiced reluctance to embark the
government on an emergency pro-
gram, saying that once started
"they're very seldom terminated."
Mitchell agreed that, "Certainly
we run that risk, but I don't think'
that should be the reason for not
doing something now."
Spending Plan
Gets Approval

'also took a second in the all-
around competition.
Behind the Illini, a fierce fight
for second place arose between
Iowa, Michigan and Michigan
State.
The team scoring based on the
all-around event, had the Illini
comfortably in front with 25
points. The Hawkeyes were second
with 15, while Michigan and
Michigan State tied for third with
eight.
Sophomores Nino Marion and
Wolfgang Dozauer gave Michigan
See ILLINI, page 2
Panhel Okays
New Sorority
Panhellenic Association passed a
motion Thursday to accept and
support a group of women at-
tempting to form a new sorority
on campus.
Carol Shapiro, '60, president of
the group' of approximately 30
women, said that they had written
to the national Phi Sigma Sigma,
whose membership Is "predomi-
nantly Jewish," abouf reactivation
on this campus.
Phi Sigma Sigma was active at
the University until late in the
1930's when it went inactive be-
cause of financial reasons.
If this group decides to affiliate
with the sorority, it would go
active after its constitution had
been approved by Student Gov-
ernment Council and the sorority's
national convention.

SGC Checks
Illegal Voting
In Election
Charges Students Put
Extra Ballots in Box
By RICHARD TAUB
Students had access to extra
ballots in the All-Campus elections?
Tuesday and Wednesday.
One girl who manned a polling
booth reports that people who were
voting tried to stick extra ballots
in the ballot boxes as they passed,
and also attempted, to hand her+
two ballots placed on top of each+
other to pass for one .
However, she did not try to stop'
it, because the ballots were not
punched and were therefore in-
vplid.
Booths Unattended
Extra ballots could be picked up
at unmannedpolling booths. One
poll tender reports that he had
signed up to work at the Engine
Arch table until 11:30 a.m. When7
nobody came to relieve him, he
stayed until 12 noon, but had to
leave for lunch, because he was1
assigned to another booth at 12:30
p.m. He left the booth unattended.f
Some booths were left unattend-
ed Tuesday night at 5 p.m. Poll
tenders left the tables before the1
elections director had come aroundj
to pick up the ballots and boxes.
East Engine ballot box was1
manned Tuesday almost exclu-
sively by members of four fra-
ternities, all of whom had mem-
bers running for some position.
Thirteen out of the fifteen people
who signed in at this box were
members of one of these groups,
according to the poll sign up sheet.
Stuffing Reported
Wednesday, the percentage on
this box was almost as high. This
is the box, where one poll tender
reported ballot stuffing for Dennis
Roy, '59, who was running for
literary class president.
Wednesday, The Daily received
an anonymous phone call from a
poll tender who said he worked at
a booth where the other tenders
agreed to permit each individual
to insert extra ballots for the per-
son whom he was backing. Thet
caller said it was just like "logl
rolling. "
At the East Engineering booth1
two names of graduate studentst
were signed to the sign up sheet,t
although the students say they did
not man any booths.
Roger Mahey, '61, polls director,1
reported Thursday that the master
ballot talley sheet for the elections
disappeared Tuesday night. Thisl
sheet lists what numbered ballotsI
went to which booths. Mahey said1
that he did not want to say the
sheet was stolen, but he empha-t
sized that it was not lost.f

CLOSE VOTE CAST:
SGC Rejects Proposal
For City Integration
Student Government Council yesterday rejected a motion asking
the Ann Arbor City Council to consider legislation prohibiting dis-
crimination in rented housing.
Candidates for SGC officers were also announced. SGC Adminis-
trative Vice-President Maynard Goldman, '59, will run for president.
SGC Treasurer Scott Chrysler, '59BAd, and Dan Belin, '59, plan to
run for executive vice-president.
No members offered to run for administrative vice-president or
treasurer.
The vote on the housing resolution was eight to seven, with one,
abstention. Assembly Association President Marge Brake, '58, said the
Council would be encouraging gov-
ernment interference in a private -UTb
concern, which might be unconsti -II
tutional. The Council could be
undermining one of the basic
foundations of a democratic sys-A
tem, she said, by urging such legis- o
lation.
David Kessel, Grad., said the
motion merely recommended the n-
City Council consider legal action,
and went no further.S
However, Jo Hardee, '60, termed Special to The Daily
it "almost morally wrong" to ask LANSING -- A recommenda-
City Council consideration of such tion of $1,174,000 to complete the
legislation "unless we. feel it should Medical Science Building was the
be enacted." only item for the University in
Daily Editor Peter Eckstein, '58, the Senate appropriations capital
said Fair Employment . Practices outlay bill introduced yesterday;
Commission laws also involved the It was the largest item in the
area of private property, and "had bill which called for only $3,093,-
been on the books for years" in 500 In state building programs.
many states. Extensive building next year
Private property is no longer still rests with several suggested
held to be sacrosanct when it is bonding programs under consid-

SBaffle

Ivesti

As Alteri

Roll Call
Following is the roll call vote
on yesterday's Student Govern-
ment Council resolution \urging
the City Council to consider
housing discrimination legisla-
tion:
YES: Eckstein, Goldman,
Kessel, Rockne, Seasonwein,
Segel, Shapiro.
NO: Belin, Brake, Hardee,
Duane, Getz, Houck, Merrill,
Trost.
ABSTAIN: Wise.
NOT PRESENT: Chrysler,
Wurster.
vested with a public interest, he
said. The problem of discrimina-
tion by landlords exists and should
be dealt with.
SGC Executive Vice-President
Ron Shorr, '58, told the Comncil
the membership restriction com-
mittee has been working in two
areas.
He listed these as determining
progress in the removal of bias
clauses in national fraternities and
sororities and seeking reports of
progress or friction in colleges
where minority group members'
have pledged houses.
He said the committee had had
difficulty gathering information
from the nationals. ,

Candidate

New

ElIectioi

eration by the Legislature. The
suggested figure in the bill com-
pares with a $19,881,947 appro-
priation this year and $37,746,855
a year ago.
Reports Distributed
Sen. Elmer R. Porter (R-Bliss-
field), chairman of the Senate
Appropriations Committee, in-
troduced the bill and at the same
time distributed financial reports
on the University and Michigan
State University.
He charged that both schools
had a large holdover of money
after the fiscal year that ended
last June 30.
"MSU showed $2,209,705 in the
general fund holdover on June 30,
1956 and $2,267,758 last June 30,"
Sen. Porter said.
"But the total research and ex-
tension fund balance unspent had
grown from $751,328 in June 1956
to $1,253,537.
Balance Grew
"The University had a balance
of $2,164,037 in June 1956 which
grew to $2,273,857 by last June.
"I think that is a lot of money
to carry over since the State col-
See Related Story, Page 4
leges don't have any carry-over at
all and any unspent appropria-
tion reverts to the State General
Fund," he said.
As constitutional bodies, MSU
and the University do not have
to return unspent funds to, the
State.
Defend Action
University Vice-President in
Charge of Business and Finance
Wilbur K. Pierpont has defended
the unexpended balance as a
prudent operating practice." He
said carrying over such amounts
is a "normal business practice and
in no way represents a cash bal-
ance available to meet next year's
expenditures."
Legislators have indicated the
funds could be used to balance
proposed cuts in the University's
1958-59 operating budget. Sen.
Porter's committee cut the Uni-
versity's request some eight mil-

Reads Letter to S
Hitting 'Fraudule
In' Polling A ctioE
By JOHN WEICHER
Steve Bailie, 60, told St'
Government Council yester
is urging Joint Judiciary C
either to hold a new All-C
Election or make a thoroug
vestigation of the ballots.
Bailie, who was defeate
SGC in Tuesday and Wedne
election read the Council -a
he is sending to Joint Judi
claring "there existed an
sive amount of fraudulence"
election.
He listed electioneering ne
at polling places, evidenc
stuffed ballots, and polls m
by friends of several candic
Want Honest Election
Under the circumstances
Council can not declare and
didate's election to be valid,
said. He told SGC he just 3
to see ar honest election.
. Bailie addressed the C
during constituents' time a
terdays meeting. His re
were preceded by a length
cussion of the election pro
by the Council, in wich
members indicated they wou
call fr a new election.
The discussion began who
Rockne, '60, presented a ni
ordering the elections, eva1
committee to investigate the
tion, and present a report by
30 on possible changes I
staffing and location of poll
motion was approved unanin
Procedure Criticized
Members criticized the ru
of the election. Roger Seaso
'61, said the frauds were "I
due to the sloppy way of hai
the election." He noted hie
called on members of his frat
to man polls when Elections)
tor Roger Mahey, '61, told hij
were needed.
The fact that candidates
ternity brothers manned ':
places did not mean they
cheating, Seasonwein said
simply pointed up the misha
of the election. He urged th
cautions be taken in the nexi
tion.
League President Marylen
'58, reminded the Council i
been told of the personnel sh
long before the election, whe
Administrative Vice-Pres
Maynard Goldman, '59, was i
difficulty finding a person
elections director,
"Let's not blame Mahey
wards," she said.
Efforts Praised
Goldman praised the effo
Mahey and Assistant Ele
Director Dick Erbe, '61, wl-
the bulk of the work, he said
Members called for positi
tion and a change in the el
methods. Fred Merrill, '59,
positive action to change th
tem as soon as possible.
Soviets Wait
On New Play
MOSCOW (M-The Sovie
liament yesterday discussed
mier Nikita Khrushchev's
to reorganize agriculture b
parently will wait until next
to hear reports on nuclear
and formation of a new g
ment.

ENDS SERIES OF FIVE LECTURES:
Dean Rostow Calls Boom Years 'Invigorating'

By MURRAY FEIWELL
Characterizing the last 12 to 13
boom years as "invigorating,"
Dean Eugene V. Rostow ended his
series of five lectures yesterday by
calling the boom "a vindication of
full employment."
The Yale University Law School
head said, "The forces making for
a leveling down are strong but the
forces making for a leveling up are
even stronger."
Finishing on a note of optimism,
the guest lecturer for the ninth

private action "is blurred and has
always been blurred."
Goal Stipulated
Stipulating that it was the goal
of the Employment Act of 1946 to
achieve full employment without
inflation, Dean Rostow criticized
government action saying the pol-
icy of the control of money has
been "too restrictive."
"We should enlarge our output
and through imaginative govern-
ment action eliminate waste,"
Rostow added.

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