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ON GUARD-Armored car of Lebanon's government forces patrols Beirut street with steel helmeted
troops standing on guard behind barricade. Lebanese President Camille Chamoun predicted earlier
that the rebels would begin an all-out drive against the government.
Lebanese Government Stops
Rebels with Planes, Tanks


BEIRUT () - Jet planes, ar-
tillery and armored cars thund-
ered into action yesterday against
rebel forces slashing at Lebanon's
hard-pressed government.
An army communique said
rebel attacks were stopped on four
:fronts in a new spread of fighting.
The pro-Western regime of
President Camille Chamoun was
facing the hardest challenge of
the seven-weeks-old rebellion.
Sporadic Shooting Heard
Sporadic shooting and bomb
blasts echoed through Beirut last
Heavy fighting broke out in
Beirut's Basta Moslem quarter in
the morning and again in the aft-
ernoon. Machine gun and rifle
fire and both mortar and bomb
explosilons shook the city.
One report said several rebels
were killed in the Basta area.
To Speake
A discussion of "Constructive
Uses of Atomic Energy" by Roger
L. Leatherman at 8 p.m. tomorrow
at the Unitarian Church will open
the church's series of six lectures
on "Creative Forces in Society."
The series will be held at the
church on six successive Sunday
Leatherman, assistant to the
director of the Michigan Memor-
ial-Phoenix Project, is responsible
for over sixty experimental pro-
grams to find peacetime applica-
tions of atomic energy.
Prof. Theodore Speigner, of
North Carolina College's geogra-
phy department, will speak on
"Appraising the Progress of Inte-
gration in the South" as the sec-
ond lecturer, on July 6.
The third lecture will be de-
livered on July 13 by Prof. Richard
L. Cutler of the psychology de-
partment, on "Conformity or Cre-
ativity in Living.
"The Growth of Creativity" will
continue along the same line when ,
Prof. Robert L. Iglehart, chairman
of the art department, speaks on
July 20.
Mrs. Clifford R. Miller's talk,
"Passage Beyond the Sphinx," will
deal with her experiences in seven
countries in the Near East, where
she spent six months visiting for-
mer University international stu-
dents. Mrs. Miller is Administra-
tive Assistant at the International

The army said rebels fired on
troops from behind a street bar-
ricade in the afternoon fighting
and armored cars attacked and
crushed the barricade.
Rebel fighters opened a heavy
attack on army positions on Mt.
Tereol in north Lebanon, but were
driven off after jet planes and
Race Not


In Choice

Neither the University nor
Wayne State University medical
schools discriminate racially, a
report made public recently by
the Detroit Commission on Com-
munity Relations said.
"Race is not a factor," the re-
port said flatly, "in the admission
or rejection of an applicant" at
either school.
Although statistics showed that
few Negroes graduated from eith-
er medical school, the committee
assigned responsibility for this to
other factors, primarily the finan-
cial burden of medical school.
Training Open '
"Statistical information , . .
leaves no doubt that medical
training is and has been open to
qualified Negro applicants" at
both schools, the report said.
The University's medical school
graddated three Negro physicians
in 1957, five in 1956, three in 1955
and two in 1954. Four were grad-
uated from Wayne State in 1957,
five in 1956 and one each in 1955
and 1954.
School officials said that fac-
tors operating to reduce medical
school enrollment seemed to re-
strict the number of Negro appli-
cants more sharply than the num-
ber of whites.
Finances Count
The most important factor was
the financial ,burden, school offi-
cials said with the cost of medical
training high, a long period after
graduation with low income, and
a possible high debt accumulation
if money is borrowed to finance
school costs.
Art Museum
Mosaic Show
To Start Soon
An exhibition of 50 wall panels
and two statues entitled "Mosaics
of Religious Subjects" will be dis-
played in the University of Michi-
gan Museum of Art beginning
Tuesday, and continuing through
August 10.
This exhibition is one of five
such displays to be shown by the
museum in conjunction with the
University's summer session em-
phasis on the theme "Religion in
Contemporary Society."

artillery were thrown in to sup-
port the troops, the communique
said. It claimed the rebels out-
numbered government troops 5-1
in that action.
In a third engagement, rebels
struck at a garrison at Rashaya in
the Bekaa Valley of southern Leb-
anon. The attackers were driven
off in a sharp exchange of gun-j
fire, the communique said.
Attack Tripoli
The rebel forces made another
attack at the north Lebanese port
of Tripoli. The army said they
penetrated to within 50 yards of
army positions before they were
driven of f in a heavy exchange of
The rebel national front
claimed it now controls three-
fourths of Lebanon and rebel
spokesman declared the fighting
will go on until Chamoun quits as
president. Chamoun has admitted
the rebels dominate at least 25 per
cent of the country.
But as clashes continued spor-
adically it seemed that the rebels
and the security forces were spar-
ring to test each other's defenses.
AMe. Chiang
To Visit Here
Madame Chiang Kai-shek, first
lady of Nationalist China, will
visit the University July 9 and 10.
She will be presented with an
honorary degree at the close of
her two-day visit. It will be pre-
sented at a special convocation atj
8 p.m. July 10 in the Rackham
Lecture Hall.

Carpenters' President
Left Them to Heirs
Senate Group Told
WASHINGTON () - Senate
probers were told yesterday that
William L. Hutcheson, late presi-
dent of the Carpenters Union, em-
bezzled union property worth
$250,000 and left it to his heirs.
As the charge was outlined be-
fore the special Senate Rackets
Committee by Robert F. Kennedy,
its counsel, Hutcheson's son Mau-
rice sat poker-faced in the witness
Refuses To Answer
Maurice Hutcheson succeeded
his father as president of the un-
ion. He refused to tell the senators
whether he had used union money
to fix a Lake County, Indiana,
grand jury investigating Indiana
highway scandals.
Theyounger Hutcheson also re-
fused to say whether he had an
arrangement with James R. Hoffa,
president of the Teamsters Union,
under which Hoffa 'was to have
made himself useful to him in re-
turn for Hutcheson's support "on
the question of his (Hoffa's) being
ousted from the AFL-CIO."
This was the closest the com-
mittee came to asking Hutcheson
about allegations by Kennedy that
Hutcheson and Hoffa had con-
spired with Max Raddock, publish-
er of a Flushing, N.Y., labor pa-
per, and others to fix the Lake
County grand jury.
Will Ask Committee
Chairman John L. McClellan
(D-Ark.) told newsmen he would
ask the committee to consider
whether Hutcheson's attitude was
in contempt of congress.
The Lake County grand jury did
not return any indictments, but
another one in Indianapolis has
charged Hutcheson and others
with making an illegal profit of
$78,000 on a $20,000 investment in
lands sold to Indiana for highway
rights of way
PlIane Crash
Kills Fifteen
BASE, Mass. ()-A jet Strato-
tanker crashed and exploded sec-
onds after takeoff early yesterday
on a projected speed test nonstop
round trip to London.
The 15 men aboard perished in
the flaming wreckage,
Two sister jets, which took off
minutes earlier, reached London
in record time, their passengers
unaware of the tragedy. A fourth
plane, poised on the runway, did
not take off because of the mis-
The dead included Brig. Gen.
Donald W. Saunders of Athens,
N.Y., airborne commander in
charge of the operation, and six
newsmen assigned to cover the

Given 166
On Faculty
University President Harlan
Hatcher announced the promo-
tions of 166 members of the facul-
ty yesterday.
These promotions, which will
become effective with the 1958-59
academicyear, include 60 promo-
tions to the rank of professor, 55
to associate professor and 57 to
assistant professor. There was one
promotion to the position of
chairman of a department.
There were actually 173 pro-
motions, but seven members of
the faculty received two promo-
tions each. In the physical educa-
tion department, Paul A. Hunsick-
er was promoted to chairman of
physical education for men.
The other promotions, with the
person's field and specialization in
parenthesis, are:
College of Literature, Science
and the Arts: David F. Aberle
(Sociology and Anthropology),
John C. Ayers (Zoology-also see
Great Lakes Research Institute),
Richard C. Boys (English), Na-
thaniel Coburn (Mathematics),
Irving M. Copi (Philosophy), Anna
S. Elonen (Psychology-also see
Medical School), Emmet T. Toop-
er (Zoology), Phillip S. Jones
(Mathematics-also see School of
Education), Robert Lado (English
-alseo see School of Education),
George E. Mendenhall (Near East-
ern Studies), James N. Morgan
(Economics), Dourossoff E. Morley
(Speech), William C. Parkinson
(Physics), Robert W. Parry
(Chemistry), Robert W. Pidd
(Physics), George Piranian (Math-
ematics), Allan Seager (English),
Edward Stasheff (Speech), Lau-
rence C. Stuart (Zoology), Robert
E. Ward (Political Science), Edgar
F. Westrum, Jr., (Chemistry),
Frederick Wyatt (Psychology), and
Karl F. Zeisler (Journalism).
College of Engineering: Glenn L.
Alt (Civil), Joseph A. Boyd (Elec-
trical), Keith W. Hall (Mechani-
cal), Robert L. Hess (Mechanics),
Floyd L. Kempe (Chemical-also
see Medical School), William Kerr
(Nuclear and Electrical), Ernest F.
Masur (Mechanics), Richard B.
Morrison (Aeronautical), Lawrence
H. Van Vlack (Materials) and
Chia-Shun Yih (Mechanics).
College of Architecture and De-
sign: Aarre K. Lahti (Design).
School of Business Administra-
tion: Samuel R. Hepworth (Ac-


Given $40,000




Promotions Received
By Williams, Eschman
Robert L. Williams, assistant dean of faculties, has been promoted
to a new position, administrative dean, University President Harlan
Hatcher announced yesterday.
President Hatcher also announced the appointment of Prof. Don-
ald F. Eschman of the geology department as chairman of the faculty
counselors for freshmen and sophomores in the literary college, ef-
fective Tuesday. He will fill the_

vacancy caused by the death of
Arthur Van Duren.
Williams' promotion, which also
becomes effective Tuesday, was
recommended by Vice-President
and Dean of Faculties Marvin L.
Niehuss. He will continue to as-
sist Niehuss in his new position as
administrative dean.
To Study Budget
Williams will be concerned with
budget studies, plans and opera-
tions, academic appointments and

new administrative dean
studies of the academic opera-
tions at the University.
Williams has been on the ad-
ministrative staff since 1936. He
began as assistant registrar and
became assistant to the provost in
1945. He was named assistant
dean of faculties in 1951.
Taught in Mississippi
Before joining the University
faculty in 1936, Williams was on
the faculty of Mississippi State
College for Women. He started
there as assistant professor of
President Hatcher praised him
as a "highly effective administra-
tive officer" and "one of the Uni-
versity's most devoted citizens."

Posts Fled
By Hatcher
Administrative promotions and
changes in academic titles, ef-
fective July 1, were announced
yesterday by University President
Harlan Hatcher.
In the graduate school, Prof.
Robert S. Ford and Prof. Harlan
C. Koch have been promoted from
assistant to associate deans.
Prof. William J. Schlatter has
been promoted to associate dean.
Prof. Lee E. Danielson has been
given the added title of assistant
to the dean and Arthur S. Hann
has been made administrative as-
sistant to the dean.
Name Assistant Dean
William G. Cross has been pro-
moted from assistant to the dean
of men to assistant dean of men.
Former assistant counselors in
the International Center Russell
G. Hanson and William A. West
have been made associate counse-
Promoted to social director in
the Office of the Dean of Women
was Lois J. Ives who has been act-
ing social director.
Start in September
Four title changes for teaching
personnel will not take effect un-
til the start of the September se-
They are: Former visiting pro-
fessor of library science Mary. D.
World News
By The Associated Press
HAVANA-Rebels who kidnaped
10 United States and two Cana-
dian engineers from a mining
camp told an American wife that
the men would be treated well and
released after a few days.
The Cuban government tried
today to get the men back. United
States Ambassador Earl E. T.
Smith said he "expects the men
will be released fairly soon and
The men were abducted from
Moa on Cuba's northeast tip
Thursday night by 200 rebels who
the United States State Depart-
ment said were commanded by
Raoul Castro, brother of rebel chief
Fidel Castro.
Three Cuban soldiers were kill-
The North Americans, all en-
gineers working in Moa, apparent-
ly were being held as hostages as
a protest against what Castro con-
tends is United States aid to the
Cuban government of President
Fulgencio Batista.
WASHINGTON - President
Dwight D. Eisenhower reported
himself yesterday to be deeply dis-
tressed over a House Appropria-
tions Committee slash of 872 mil-
lion dollars from the foreign aid
funds he-asked.
Saying he hoped and believed
that this cut would not stand up
the rest of the way through Con-
gress, Eisenhower added in a
statement that if it did: "I fear
there will be important losses for
the free world and a serious de-
creasing of the security of the
United States."
The committee recommended
$3,078,092,500 in new funds for the
program for the fiscal year begin-

Buys House
For $40,000
White House Says
Charges Against Aide
Ridiculous Lies
WASHINGTON () -- Boston
financial mogul John Fox swore
yesterday that Bernard Goldfine
had told him of buying a Wash-
ington house for Sherman Adams
and regularly sending Adams
checks over "long periods of time."
The White House, where Adams
serves as President Dwight D.
Eisenhower's chief assistant, im-
mediately and hotly accused FPZ
of ridiculous lies.
Fox, former publisher of the de-
funct Boston Post, also told a
House subcommittee that in the
1952 Massachusetts election cam-
paign for the United States Sen-
Originally Supported Lodge
He originally supported Repub-
lican Henry Cabot Lodge, con-
cluded Lodge had "been soft on
Communists," swung his backing
to the successful Democrat, Sen.
John F. Kennedy, and later on ob-
tained a $500,000 loan from Ken.
nedy's father, Joseph P. Kennedy.
A White House description of
this as "fantastic testimony" cov-
ered Fox's statements about the
house, checks, and Lodge, who
now is United States ambassador
to the United Nations.
Lodge himself said of the teS-
timony by Fox: "No comment. My
record speaks for itself." Lodge's
statement was issued through the
United States delegation at the
United Nations in New York.
Evokes Criticism
From the White House, from
Adams and from Congress criti-
cism erupted against the House
subcommittee for allowing itself
to become a public forum for such
In New York, the elder Ken-
nely's office said the loan Fox
mentioned was not discussed or
contemplated at the time the Post
endorsed the son.
"The loan , . . was made," a for-
mal statement said, "after the
election as a purely commercial
transaction -- for 60 days only
with full collateral, at full inter-
est and was fully repaid on time--
and was simply one of many com-
mercial transactions in which this
office has participated."
Denies Knowledge
Fox himself said the Kennedy
family did not know in advance of
the Post's endorsement of Sen.
Kennedy and that the loan was
made in December -- after the
November election - and was se-
cured and repaid.
Adams denounced yesterday as
"another malicious falsehood" a
statement by Fox that Goldfine
once said in the presence of
Adams and Fox that Adams was
intervening for hin in a trade
commission difficulty.
Fox Makes Charge
Fox had sworn that Goldfine
had said: "Those so and so's at
the Federal Trade Commission are
giving one of my mills and my
son and some of my other people
a hard time, and Gov. Adams is
going to take care of that for me."
Adams said in a statement:
"This is another malicious false-
hood. I deny it ever happened."
The House Legislative Oversight
subcommittee is looking into the
relationships of Adams and Gold-
fine to determine whether Adams
exerted any influence - Adams
has denied it - on federal agen-
cies with which his Boston friend

and benefactor was in trouble.
Noted Writer
Will Lecture
William A. Costello, counselor
on international affairs, Washing-
ton, D.C., will lecture at 3 p.m.

OVER 100,000 WATCH:
Mackinac Bridge Dedication Festivities Start

Special to The Daily
ST. IGNACE-Dedication festival ceremonies for the mighty
Mackinac Bridge got into full swing yesterday as the sun shown down
on the Straits.
Thursday's dismal rainy beginning jolted predictions of crowds
ranging upwards of 200,000 to 300,000. The weather drove the visitors
away, with predictions of the tourist population at only an estimated
But yesterday, state police estimated crowds watching the mam-
moth parade to be at least 100,000. The parade featured over 100
units with beautiful floats from nearly every major city in the northern
part of the state.
Interlochen Band Performs
The much-discussed Interlochen Music Camp band performed
under the direction of Prof. Joseph Maddy, of the School of Music
late yesterday afternoon. There was no interference from the musi-
cian's unions who had protested the use of unpaid performers.
The United States Weather Bureau at Sault St. Marie forecast'
"a beautiful day" for today's official dedication.
Reuben Ryding, festival publicity chairman expects an even
greater crowd at today's festivities.
Queens from all of Michigan's 83 counties will begin the cere-
monies with a giant motor cavalcade.
As they proceed through the cities of St. Ignace and Mackinaw
City, they will be unwinding a 23,000 foot spool of ribbon as they
proceed to the north anchorage of the bridge. There, they will hand
the ends of the ribbons to the four men officially dedicating the
bridge: Secretary of the Army Wilbur Brucker (Michigan's governor
from 1931-32), Gov. G. Mennen Williams, Bridge Authority Chairman
Fr.na. R.nwnati .k,. Orl,. nirmn of th hr,.P dptinnflo

The series will be concluded by
rof. Gardner Wiliams, chairman
rthe University of Toledo's phil-
ophy department, when he dis-
isses "Humamsm as a Creative
orce" on August 3.
tring Quartet
ro Play Here

The Stanley Quartet, which has
ist returned from a six-week
ncert tour of South America,



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