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ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, TUESDAY, JUNE 23, 1953

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lcholarships
Engineers Get
Legacy Benefits
One million dollars worth of en-
ineering scholarships will be
warded with the bequest of a
alifornia widow whose husband
as a University Alumnus, accord-
ig to University officials.
The anticipated gift will mean
holarships for an estimated 30
ngineering students per year, the
Sffcials said.
Left to the University by Mrs.
lice B. Groesbeck, whose hus-
and, an 1898 graduate of the
igineering college, died on Aug.
., 1948, the money is one-fourth
an estate valued at $4,181,000.
Terms of the will were re-
vealed when an appraisal of the
Groesbeck estate was filed in
uperior court in San Diego. The,
will has been admitted to pro-
bate court in New York City.
Earmarked in the will for schol-
ships, the money will mean a
boost to the student body and
il encourage good students to
>me to school here," Dean George
Brown of the engineering col-
ge said.
DEAN BROWN and other Uni-
rsity officials stressed their un-
milarity with the specific con-
tions of the will.

-News Service Photo
"TYPICAL" POLIO NURSE TO BE HONORED-Because she is
"typical" of all nurses caring for polio patients, Martha I. Boggs,
R. N., head nurse at the University Respirator Center, will accept
a plaque on behalf of such nurses commending them for the
contributions they have made. To be presented at the National
League of Nursing convention tomorrow in Cleveland, the plaque
will be placed permanently in the NLN New York offices. The
patient she is holding is Bobby Snyder, 13 months, of Hillsdale,
who came to the Center when he was five weeks old.
PRISONER PROBLEM:
Political Experts See t
Korea War Lengthened

Winnie Hits
Rhee Action'
On POW's
Prime Minister
Sees 'Treachery'
LONDON-(IP)-Prime Minister
Churchill roundly denounced
South Korea's President Syngman
Rhee for "treachery" yesterday
and warned that the United Na-
tions has no intention of going for-
ward to conquer all of Korea for
him.
A cheering House of Commons
greeted the Prime Minister's sharp
attack on the South Korean Presi-
dent for engineering the release of
thousands of anti - Communist
North Korean prisoners just as UN
and Communist negotiators near-
ed final agreement on a cease-
fire.
CHURCHILL said it would ap-
pear only sensible to round up the
released prisoners-as the Chinese
and North Korean Reds have de-
manded--and said "it might be
that reinforcements would be
needed for Korea in order to en-
force a policy of peace and good
faith." He did not elaborate on
this statement.
"It was hoped," said Church-
ill, "that by a settlement in
Korea-as there would have
been but for this Rhee's act of
bad faith-the United Nation
and the United States would
help to build up the ruined,
shattered area of North Korea
and by peaceful methods unite
that country.
Churchill disclosed he had sent
Rhee a stinging note protesting
the South Korean leader's action
to upset the truce negotiations and
declaring the British "strongly
condemn this treacherous viola-
tion of the authority of the UN
Command to whichdthe govern-
ment of Korea had agreed in
1950."
Business Staff
TryoutsCalled
J. Pierpont Morgan didn't work
on The Daily business staff, but
reliable news sources indicate that
the famed financier always held a
suppressed desire to work under
Bob Miller, Grad., summer Daily
business manager.
Calls went out all over the free
world yesterday for anyone inter-
ested in display and classified ad-
vertising, circulation, promotions,
accounting and page layout.
Tryouts may apply at 4:15 p.m.
today and tomorrow at The Daily
business office in the Publications
Bldg. on Maynard St.
A prominant campus spokes-
man yesterday pointed out that
chances for advancement in the
summer Daily were "great," pro-
vided valuable experience for
newspaper businessmen from Es-
canaba to Tiahuana.
Future Hemingways will get
their chance next week at the an-
nual tryout meeting for the sum-
mer Daily editorial staff, Harland
Britz, managing editor, explained
yesterday.

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THE SEARCH IS ON-Marines fan out along the road and through the fields near prison camp
No. 10 at Ascom City, Korea, looking for some of the 400 prisoners who escaped on the night of
June 18.

Reports 6,004
er Enrollment

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Gen. Clark Pays Second Call on Rhee

The Dean expressed hope,
however, the scholarships can be
made large enough to cover
more than just tuition.
This would provide more edu-
cational opportunities for those
who would otherwise be unable to
attend the University he feels.
Mrs. Groesbeck was the widow
of Clarence R. Groesbeck, des-
cribed as a utilities magnate
and former chairman of the
board of Electric Bond and
Share Co. of New York City. He
received an honorary doctor of
engineering degree from the
University in 1931.
The state in which the estate,
consisting largely of stocks and
bonds, is to be administered has
not yet been determined. Mrs.
Groesbeck died in San Diego on
Oct. 17, 1952.
University officials say it may
take several months before any
definite legal action is taken.

By FRAN SHELDON
According to campus political
experts the Korean War has been
"immeasurably lengthened."
The recent release by South
Korean President Syngman Rhee
of 27,000 North Korean and Chi-
nese POWs who had expressed
reluctance to return home will
prove to be a serious setback in
the plans for any kind of speedy
truce, they said.
COMMENTING on yesterday's
announcement by UN Far East-
ern Commander Gen. Mark W.
Clark that he could sign an armis-
tice without South Korean approv-
al, the fact was stressed that such
a move would be pointless from a
political standpoint.

ENGLISH CONFERENCE:
Hatcher Says Students'
Capacity Underrated

According to Prof. Robert E.
Ward of the political science
department,".the Chinese have
said that a truce without South
Kor would have no meaning."
For this reason he said the Unit-
ed States would not push such
a move.
Commenting on the recent re-
lease of the 27,000 prisoners by
Rhee's government and the ob-
vious inability of the UN to con-
trol the activities of Rhee, Prof.
Ward said that the only way such
control could be exercised would
be "to subvert Rhee's govern-
ment."
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THIS, he pointed out, would be
highly unethical from our stand-
point, but "because the situation
is desperate such a move has been
suggested.
"I don't know how such sug-
gestions have been received,"
he continued, "and I don't mean
to imply that this is the only
solution to the problem. Per-
haps Rhee is open to negotia-
tion. This would be far more
advisable."
Maintaining that any truce
without the consent of South Ko-
ro would "defeat the purpose of
the war," Prof. N. Marbury Efi-
menco of the political science de-
partment defined this purpose as
"collective security."
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FOR THIS reason, he said, it
would be "dangerous to allow
South Korea to continue the war,
alone." He stressed "the strong
moral obligation of the United
Nations to unify Korea rather
than to merely halt aggression."
Prof. Efimenco pointed out
that because "the strain of war
was more telling on South Korea
than on the United States, and
because Rhee has always been
known to be obstinate and auto-
cratic" there seems to be little
chance that the UN would risk
pulling out of the war without
the consent of the Republic.
Another argument in opposition
to a truce under present condi-
tions, he said, is that such a
move "would not receive unani-

By The Associated Press gain South Korea's support for
Gen. Mark W. Clark called on a truce.
President Syhgman Rhee again atue
yesterday-his second visit in two THE UNITED Nations com-
days-in his 11th hour mission to mander went to Rhee's mansion at
Note to Photographers
Anyone interested in taking photographs of such world-
famed- personalities as Marilyn Monroe and Shelley Winters
need not apply for The Daily photography staff today and
tomorrow.
But those who long for a lucrative summer job close to
campus may call Harland Britz, managing editor, at The Daily,
2-3241, all day today and tomorrow.
The Daily will provide the camera and darkroom.
Citizens Protest University,
City Garbage Disposal Plan
By PAT ROELOFS The points drawn up at the meet-
Protesting a city and University ing are:
agreement to use the southern 1) Gathering of legal evidence
portion of the Botanical Gardens as Gotherin of e r san-
for disposal of city garbage, a as to the operation of other san-
group of 20 citizens from the tary fills, including fills that
Seventh Ward met last night to the Council has labeled well-
draw up alternative plans in an run, and pointing out the prob-
attempt to stave off the proposedfens caused by the fils.
action. An important factor to be con-
Meeting at the home of Prof. sidered is the human factor, Prof.
Charles W. Joiner, instructor in Joiner stated, for theoretically a
the Law School, the groups drew fill may be sound.
up an elaborate plan, stemming 2) Inviting Council members at
from their dislike of objectionable the expense of the group to see
odors caused by the nearness of these "well-run" fills.
a sanitary fill. The proposed fill 3) Presenting evidence before
would be located only 200 yards Monday to the Council and the

11:30 a.m., Korean time, confer-
red in secret for 15 minutes with
the defiant Korean leader and
then prepared to leave Korea for
Japan.
The brevity of the meeting
suggested Clark might have de-
livered a message to Rhee, pos-
sibly an ultimatum.
Clark confronted Rhee Sunday
for the first time since the Pres-
ident upset an impending truce
and reportedly got Rhee's prom-
ise not to pull South Korean
troops out of the UN command
without warning.
FROM PUSAN came reports
U.S. troops redoubled precautions
against seething unrest among
anti-Communist Chinese on Cheju
Island and got back 107 Chinese
'prisoners who escaped here.
South Korean police quickly
rounded up the 107 Chinese,
presumably anti - Communists,
but did not lift a hand to restore
any of the more than 27,000 es-
caped anti-Red North Koreans.
South Korean police had little
trouble finding the Chinese who
fled the Pusan camp. The escapees
could not speak Korean. The po-
lice got them back the same day
they fled.
MEANWHILE U. S. Sabre jets
shot down six Red MIGs over
North Korea yesterday and bomb-
ers went on a bridge-busting ram-
page but ground- forces had little
Ito do.
Reports from Tokyo said a C119
flying boxcar participating in air-
lifting the 187th Regimental Com-
bat Team to Korea was missing in
Southern Japan yesterday. It car-
ried a crew of four and three para-
troopers.

Enrollment'
Drops 5 %7c
From 1952
By GAYLE GREENE
Enrollment in the University's
60th Summer Session took a five
and a half percent dip from last
year as the Registrar's office re-
ported 6,004 enrollees yesterday.
Late registration and complete.
figures from summer camps are
expected to bring the final figures
to approximately 7,600, the regis-
trar added.
LAST SUMMER, 6,468 students
had enrolled when classes opened
but the final figure ran up to
8,323.
Late registration for the Sum-
mer Session is permitted for
teachers from schools and col-
leges whose closing dates pre-
Ivent their arrival for Monday
classes.
H. M. Dorr, director of the Sum-
mer Session explained yesterday
that the decrease, a general trend
across the nation, reflects the
large drop in enrollment in the
academic semesters of a few years
ago.
"Summer session increases
and decreasessalways trail such
fluctuations in the regular
school session by a few years, he
explained.
Enormous losses suffered in.
Summer Session veteran enroll-
ment have reached the low point,
Dorr added, "We expect to follow
a general trend up in the future,"
he continued.
PRELIMINARY figures, to be
supplemented later when statistics
from the summer camps reach the
registrar's office, show 1,544 vet-
erans enrolled, a decrease of about
340 over last summer's figures.
Slightly less than two men for
each woman on campus brings a
once highly fascinating ratio in
favor of the coed to a disheart-
ening low.
Graduate students outnumber
undergrads by more than a thous-
and.
Budget Affair
Causes Extra
Regents'_Meet
Approval of the University bud.*
get for the 1953-54 fiscal year
which begins July 1 will bring the
Board of Regents to Ann Arbor
for a special meeting June 30,
University officials announced
yesterday.
Action upon the budget which
will go into effect the day after
its approval has been delayed till
this date by the tardiness in ap-
propriations legislation in Lan..
ising.
Held up by the disagreement
over the new tax law between
Democratic Governor Williams
and his Republican dominated
legislature, the legislature-approv.
ed money bills weren't sent to the
Governor for signature until al-
most a week ago.
* * *
UNIVERSITY officials request-
ed slightly over twenty and a half
million dollars to cover general.
operations. The final figure pass-
ed by the State legislature called
for an appropriation of $18,796,-

By ELSIE KUFFLER

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"A little more and how much
it is,
A little less and what worlds
away."
Quoting from Robert Browning
to illustrate his point, President
Harlan Hatcher in a speech be-
fore the Conference of English
Teachers yesterday in Angell Hall
stressed the fact that school teach-
ers of all levels have underesti-
mated the importance of litera-
ture as a means of communication
and 'private meditation. He also
pointed out that they have under-
estimated the capacity of their
students in English.
* * ,
PRESIDENT Hatcher expressed
deep concern over the fact that
because of the current tendency to
debase literature, students are not
being taught effectively to ap-
preciate great English literature.
He especially cited Lincoln's
Gettysberg Address as an ex-
ample of the wonders that can
be accomplished with effective

from a residential area.
ACCORDING to Prof. Joiner,
the plan is being put into action
immediately so that the group
may present evidence at the spe-
cial session of the city Council
Monday to discuss the problem.

University in an attempt to con-
vince them to change their plan
to operate a fill in the Botanical
Gardens.
4) Present other solutions,
pointing out other possible areas
for a fill that would not be ob-
jectionable to residential areas.

COMIC STRIP ARTIST:
Milton Caniff To Open Popular Arts Symposium

PRES. HARLAN HATCHER
Leaving the field of English lit-
erature to dwell on that of English
composition, President Hatcher
found it difficult to understand
why college freshmen should be-

Highlighting the first lecture in
the University's summer program
on popular arts in America, Mil-
ton Caniff, creator of Steve Can-
yon and Terry and the Pirates,
will speak on "Art and the Comic
Striy" at 4:15 p.m. Thursday in
Auditorium A, Angell Hall.
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popular and the fine arts.
Working with Prof. Richard
C. Boys of the English depart-
ment, chairman of the commit-
tee for the program, James B.
Wallace, secretary of the music
school, Prof. Donald B. Gooch
the sociology department have

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MUSIC SCHOOL jazz authority
Prof. Wiley Hitchcock and W. C.
Handy of "St. Louis Blues" fame
will represent modern popular mu-
sic in the series.
. Experts on advertising, pocket

and with the relationship of the Detective Story" Wednesday, July

program, Prof. Gooch will give a
gallery talk on the popular arts at
9 p.m. next Tuesday in the Mu-
seum of Art. Other gallery talks
are scheduled for July 7 and Aug-
ust 6.
I Presenting visual art forms
found predominantly in popular
I mass communication media, the

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