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The Weather
Some cloudiness today and to-
morrow with light precipitation
over state.

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Editorials
A Beacon
Of Hop.

VOL. XLVIII. No. 105 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, TUESDAY, MARCH 1, 1938

PRICE FIVE CENTS

Illini Down

Varsity Independents'

Violinist

Collective Plan
To Avoid War

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QuintetInOvertime
Thriller By 32-36

Election Today
For Zone Jobs
I0 Zone Presidents Forim
zone( "ouncil; 34 Tender
Applications For Office
All ItlldCPIndents
Arc 1Jg~ed To Vote
To complete the district organiza-
tion of independent men. Congress
will hold its first election for all non-

Troops In Austria
Prepare To Check

Upheld,2

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Wolverines' Smooth FipS
Control Game Until Final
Splurge By Bill Hapa
Free Throws Prove
Winning Margin
CHAMPAIGN, Ill., Feb. 28.-(Spe-
cial to the Daily)-Illinois scored
eight points in the last two and a
half minutes of play to deadlock the
score against Michigan at 30 t6 30 in
the regular playing time and then
scored six points in the overtime to
win its fourth Big Ten basketball
game here tonight, 36 to 32.
The smooth passing Wolverines ap-
parcutly had the game well in hand
until Bill Hapac, Sophomore Illini
forward, went on a scoring rampage
late in the game and rejuvenated
the Illinois attack.
Field goals by Pick Dehner and
Tommy Nisbet in the overtime cou-
pled with free throws by Nisbet and
Hapac more than offset the lone
Michigan field goal made by Jim
Rae and gave Illinois its victory.
Capt. John Townsend and Illinois'
high scorer Pick Dehner switched
from offense to defense and held each
other to six points.
Important Free Throws
Free throws provided the deciding
factor in the game, both teams mak-
ing 14 field goals. Michigan made
four charity tosses and missed four
while the Illini made eight and missed
two.
Michigan led by a healthy margin
throughout the first half until just
before half time when Illinois made
five poinm in thee minutes to come
up from 14 to 7 to 14 to 12, where
the half ended.
Bill Hapac of Illinois was the out-
standing player on the floor with 15
points to his credit. Rae was right
behind with 13 points. Tommy Nisbet
of Illinois scored seven points and
two players on each team scored six
points each, Dehner and Lasater for
Illinois and Fishman and Townsend
for Michigan.
Illinois' defense was lax in the first
half, but tightened in the second
and Michigan had more trouble get-
tingshots.
Fishman Coune(ts
Fishman and Townsend connected
for Michigan to start the game and
Hapac and Nisbet countered for Illi-
nois. Fishman and Thomas came
right lback with field goals before
Lasatr made the first free throw
of the gaue. Rac's field goal brought
the score to 10 to 5, Mihigan. Fish-
man slipped through a long and Dh-
ner came through with two free
throws before Thomas made Mich-
igan's last ba;ket of the first half.
bringing the score to Michigan 14,
Illinois 7. Dehner and Lasater both
scored field goals and Hapac sank a
charity toss to end the alf with
the Wolverines leading 14 to 12.
Thomas and Rae countered for
Michigan and Hapac and Lasater
countered for the Illim to put Mich-
igan again intp the lead 22, to 20. Las-
ater's two free throws, another short
by Rae, and a field goal by Beebe
set the stage at 10 to 22 for the Illini'
eight point rally which tied the game.

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Chinese Study
Despite Deique
Of Jap Bombs

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t affiliated undergraduate men from -
By ETHEL NORBERG 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. today in the GEORGES ENESCO
A few falling snowflakes will keep South Lobby of the Union. M
Michigan students from work but not Thirty-four men have filed election
even a rain of bombs disturbs the petitions for zone offices, it was an-- e- es Enesco
equanimity of the Chinese students nounced, from which a zone president 9
of the National Central University of and zone secretary will be elected in Clo esl
N a n k i n g . e a c h o f t h e 1 0 z o n e s i n t o w h i c h t h e DnisctneadeOf y i
Driven from their quarters in that independent, undegraduate men have
2ity by the Japanese occupation and been divided. rt~
demolition of their buildings, the stu- All non-affiliated undergraduate
dents continue their studies in other men are eligible to vote in today's
sections of the country with a slight elections. Identification cards must F .
reduction in schedule and an addi- be presented to be stamped by the at- Faled Violin Virtuoso
tion of two to three hours of mili- tendant at the polling booth. Anid Conductor Appears
tary service, according to Prof. Y. Z" An information booth will be main- i
Chang of the department of oriental tained today in the Union Lobby ii'st _ConcertHere
languages and literatures. where information pertaining to the
Students Don't Fight elections may be secured. Georges Enesco, Rumanian violinist
Not many stuoeni.s are used in the The 10 zone presidents will form and conductor, will conclude the
fighting, said Professor Chang. On a Zone Council, the chairman of Choral Union Series at 8:30 p.m. to-
the contrary, they are discouraged which will become a member of the day in Hill Auditorium. This is the
from. joining the army since there is Executive Council. tenth Choral concert of the current
no lack of manpower, he said. China The Executive Council last night season.
feels that it will continue t6 need emphasized the fact that Congress is Long ranked as one of the world's
university trained men in the future for all independent men, is 1,he service outstanding violin virtuosi, Enesco,
Nhen they will be able to take, their organization for non-affiliates. The nevertheless, has never before ap-
places in society, lie continued. Council urged all independent men peared in Ann Arbor. He has at-
Several university buildings were to place their votes today in order to tained preeminence as a performer
demolished by Japanese air raids. Two insure a representative election of in- and also as a conductor.
persons were killed when the girls' dependent men. During the month of January while
dormitory was destroyed. The ad- John Barbirolli, conductor of the New
ministrative buildings, library, old York Philharmonic Symphony Or-
science hall, dispensary and infirmary Off er H opwoods she was in Europe, EnG pre-
are wrecked, the rest being used by rtsided over the distinguished Gotham
he Japa ese for soldiers'quarters.Only thellorganzation. He has also been heard
Only the lighter equipment could be liii s S u i i e i as guest conductor with practically all
taken out of the occupied area. Half of the world's great orchestras.
r million dollars worth of Engineering For his Ann Arbor recital he has
-material, which had just been in- $50 And $75 Prizes In 4 chosen the following numbers: "An-
stalled, was left behind. F d dante Minute and Rondo," by Mo-
Medicine Moved ielCo poitio tart; "Largo Expressivo," by Pugnani;
The School of Meicne has been "Bagatelle in Rumanian Style," by
hoved to temporary uarters at Avery Hopwood and Jule Hop- S far(atescu; *La Foxntain d'Arethuse,"
Changtu in the Szechucn province Awards for the four fields of writing{ by Szymanowski "Kddisch," and
and tlhe colleges of arts, scieces, edu- will be offered to students in the "Tzigane," by Ravel and "Sonate in
-ation and cngineeringto Chungking University Summer Session for the G major," by Ledeu.
Attendance, according to Professor first time this summer, it was an-
has not suffered very much nounced yesterday.
and those unable to finance their edu- Awards of $75 and $50 will be given Pershmg q a ns
cation aie aided by the nationial gov- in each of the fields of drama, essay,
urnient. Tuition is not high as in fiction and poetry. Competition will As 1kDoctrf s
Am erica. It is only seven A m erican be open to regularly enrolled students d raeiatshtatdho oinm tuh-
dollars a year and even this is paid of the Session who are taking at least
fo hse who show aititude and one compositincus inr theg Hdd utH-
promise.. partment of English or the depart-
_ ----ment of journalism. Students ;nust'
also have been doing passing work in TUCSON, Ariz., Feb. 28.-(iP?-Gen.
I;Or e l.all courses up to the time of the re- John J. Pershing, with a ruggedness
ceipt of the manuscripts. born of life-long battle, cast off some
Eb 1-Manuscripts are to be turned in by _)f the ravages of uremic poisoning to-
H1 arEbk Friday of the :seventh week of the day and gave evidence of such im-
.a Session. Aug. 12, according to the provement that his physicians de-
rules, and the awards will be made on clared themselves "distinctly en-
On e-Tine I nstructor bails the Thursday following, Aug. 18. Reg- couraged."
ular rules applying to the Hopwood "General Pershing has improved
1,Iueation Contacts contests as to the form of the manu- considerably . . . the outlook is quite
script will be used here, promising," Dr. Roland Davison an-#
It is absolutely necessary to recog- !_nounced in a bulletin that brought
nize personnel and personal contact smiles of joy to the tired faces of the
in education, Kermit Eby, of the Chi- IiUil It (P1 I mb(Irk aged World War commander's family.
cago Teachers Federation, told a Uni- On Gdlible's r'aelj "However," he cautioned, "I defi-
tarian Church audience, composed nitely realize the improvement may
mostly of his former students from One of the junior members of the be only temporary, and until further
Ann Arbor High School, yesterday. Daily staff blushed a deep vermillionr time has elapsed I can make no
Teachers with intellectual integ- yesterday and right in front of the statement regarding the probability
v madmulMIndprsnl conl-freshmen tryouts, at that. of recovery."

200 At Progressive Club
Meeting Hear Debate
On Prevention Of War
Opposition Distrusts
Government Action
The collective security program to
"keep America out of war" by check-
ing fascist aggression through the
united economic action of democratic
nations was upheld by a two to one
vote of the Progressive Club last
night. Two hundred people listened
to the tense, heated debate that rever-
berated for two hours through the
crowded room in the Union.
The club unanimously voted to
,ommunicate to President Ruthven
the organization's "gratification at
'he progressive ideals and objectives
expressed in his New York speech of
Friday, Feb. 25."
The Oxford Oath
The proponents of the Oxford Oath,
which is an individual pledge not to
support any war or war preparations
of the United tSates government, ar-
gued that the masses of people can-
not rely on the interests of the "so-
called democratic governments" to
prevent war because of the capitalist-
imperialist structure of their econ-
omies. They urged the labor move-
ment and students to oppose fascism,
independently of their governments,
and stated that the factors which pro-
duce war can only be checked by
fundamental readjustments in the
world economy.
The collective security resolution
that was adopted provided for:
Collective Security Plan
1. Building of a nation-wide peace
movement to take economic action
against aggressor nations and to give
support to the victims of aggression
by boycotting Japanese goods, pre-
venting shipment of war materials
to Rebel Spain and sending material
aid to the Spanish and Chinese people.
2. Passage of federal legislation
amending the present Neutrality Act
so as to name aggressor nations, place
an embargo on goods going to such
nations and their allies and to main-
tain normal trade relations with the
victim nations-'"without having re-
sort to military sanctions"
3. Support of the anti-war strike
to mobilize American sentiment
against the brutality of war
4. Repudiation of the armament;
program of the United States because
"that program fosters international
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Students Submit
Plays For Contest
Twelve scripts of the 159 submit-
ted for awards to the Bureau of New
Plays in their second competition,
have come from University students,
it was learned yesterday.
"Fools Hill," by Robert Wetzel, a
student here last year, was one of
the winners of the first contest and is
now scheduled for production by the
Theatre Guild next year,
The scripts will be submitted to the
panel of final judges, who will be
announced next week. Avards will be
announced March 15.

80,000 Uniformed National Socialists Await Summons
To Go Into Action Against Schuschnigg; Boycott
Will Be Inaugurated Against Jews In Linz
GRAZ, Feb. 28.-(P)--Both the Austrian army and mutinous Nazis were
ready for instant action tonight in the tense atmosphere of the armed truce
that balked yesterday's Nazi march on Vienna.
In the three provinces of Styria, Carinthia and,Upper Austria which form
a belt across the, center of the country 80,000 Nazis were reported to be in
uniform at their homes awaiting the call to action.
Police patrolled the streets of the metropolis of the Province of Styria,
90 miles southwest of Vienna, to prevent the assemblage of more than three
people. Armed soldiers cruised on motorcycles,
The Graz garrison, reinforced by Federal troops from Vienna, was in a
continuous state of preparedness for action.
Nazi headquarters was the scene of
intense activity with messengers con-
stantly coming and going with orders An gio -Fren h
to and reports from field workers.
No overt disorderly acts by Nazis 5 * garey1
were reported outside Linz, provincial ecilLUeAtaey
capital of. Upper Austria which lies At, ~
along the German state of Bavaria. Aim At H itler
At Linz the windows of three large
Jewish stores were smashed. A boy-
cott against Jews was started and Democracies Want Duce's
Nazis were stationed before each Jew-
ish shop to take down the names of Assistance In Demand
customers. - For Austria's Freedom
Nazis all through the provihes,
especially at Graz, however, were in LQNDON, Feb. 28.-()--Britain
hair-trigger temper. They resent hotly and France are pursuing secret dip-
that troops were sent to Graz yester- lomatic negotiations aimed at the
day to halt the march on Vienna. possibility of enlisting Italian aid to
Throughout Sunday planes circled safeguard Austrian independence;.k
low over the city, Machine-guns and Prime Minister Neville Chamber-
batteries of light field artillery were lain, faced with truculent opposition
placed in strategic positions outside in commons, however, was reported
Graz. to be still undecided how far he could
Nazi radicals declared mutinously go along with the French demands for
they might or might not follow any action to halt Nazi inroads in Austria.
demands made on them by the min- As one step toward aiding Austria,
ister of the interior, Arthur Seysz- the Prime Minister was believed anx-
Inquart when he arrives in Graz, per- tous to bring Germany into line
haps tomorrow. through a four-power pact with
The appointment of Seysz-Inquart, France, Italy and Britain that would
Nazi friend of Fuehrer Adolf Hitler of limit her Central European ambitions.
Germany, and four other Nazis to the Today Chamberlain told Commons,
Cabinet had led Austrian Nazis to be- Britain could take no official action
ldeve their day had arrived as a result under present conditions as no trea-
of the Feb. 12 conference between Hit- ties were broken by the Berchtesgaden
ler and Chancellor Kurt Schuschnigg. conference between Fuehrer Adolf
Hitler and Austrian Chancellor Iurt
Schuschnigg.
British concessions to Italy in the
Karpow To Taforthcoming friendship negotiations
at Rome might, however, drive =a
To A CE T day wedge into the Rome-Berlin axis.
To ASCEToday $1"i%"3
Austria reported today that Premier
Mussolini had given Schuschnigg his
Lectures Will Define New ~guarantee that Austria would remain
FLetures Will Egieew O Brindependentd
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A. V. Karpov, chairman of the
structural division of the American
Society of Civil Engineers, and hy-
draulic engineer for the Aluminum
Company of America, will deliver two
lectures at 4 p.m. today and tomor-
row in Room 445 West Engineering
Bldg. on "Fundamentals Controlling
Structural Design" under the auspices
of the local ASCE chapter.
These lectures will be governed by
the idea to define in a broad way the
place which engineering takes in the
general field of science and arts, ac-
cording to Prof. Glenn L. Alt of the
civil engineering department. Partic-
ular attention will be given to the
fact that structural engineering is
founded on the concept of stress, to
the mathematical treatment of this
concept, results that may be obtained
and limitations that must be recog-
nized in the practical application of
such concept.

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tact betiween teacher and tudelt are

fill it functmin in a dlemocracy. Mr.
tdbiNI oal"ede -Eby declared.
le deplored the trend toward more
R ecoVers nough To I mechanism in the modern school sys-
tem, the shifts, orders, and identifica-
V ei~a ir F - Q oCLj tion buttons which more and more
I are making education a highly im-
personal and specialized factory-- a
After undergoing an operation late machine which seems bent o yde-
Saturday to determine how serious stroying the spirit both of the student
the 'skull injurylhe received from a amd the teacher.
flying puick in thle Minnesota-Micht--
igan hockey game was, Earl "Lefty"
Petri '1, diinu1t'ive Gophier T e~
Walit INames r
ft for. M innleapolis fSunday aftei- W in-ai
IrT pii jry, xhliroved to be les s M ann s O t
damngerous than t-ought at the game,
will put the soplhomo-c goalie out for-
at least two w eeks, but he'll try an By JOSEI'T1 HW G Ii
iron man stut and plans to make the The novel, "Buddenbrooks." pub-
west coast schedule with his tean- lished as the turn of the century,
mates., remains the greaftest contribution of
Until two month: ago, he had never Tiomiias Mann to world iterature, in
played a gamei of college hockey, on- the opinion of Prof. Fred B. Wahr of
finng h~s isct ivities to the Gopher the Glermiian dt'pa'tliierit., Professor
tennis leanti mbut with the call for help Wahr the life.and work of
following the ineligibility of four for- Mann, who speaks here Thi'sday. in
mner Minnesota net minders, he re- an interview,
ported as a possible candidate and r ' 5 Mann." Pr (l l' Wahr
filed the bill to perfection. "was bonn. in orth-
said. "w)as.5borl n m Ueck cl i? north-

As 1-' was expiaming the myist'ries.-- -
of the horseshoe night desk to thed -! .., d C o n l
journalistic neophytes, this Night Ed ~4. 111i1
itor received a call informing him
that President Ruthven was ill. Dial- i

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ing 4121, the Daily man, with three
weighty years of experience behind i
him sked for the President s office T'1'wemty-nirle members of the need W orld's Dem ocractes M ust Unite
and explaned his case to a masculine ly formed Regimental Council of the D
cvo'ice onl the other enmd. rv'viD dd/
"No," said President Ruthven. "I'm R.O.TC. were announced yesterday To A'ert ascsm ,dAsserts
signing 800 diplomas now and feeling by Goff Smith, '39BAd, Cadet Col., A
quite well, thank you." and presidii g officer of the organiza-
EART, K CI MAN will not attempt to carry out what

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likely be recognition of Italy's Ethi-
opian conquest, long a sore point
in relations between the two coun-
tries. Four more nations agreed to-
day to recognize the conquest and
Belgium indicated she was ready to
take the same step.
Oldest Alumnus
Celebrates H is
98thBirthday
Major George Mason, the Univer-
sity's oldest living alumnus and the
man who gave first expression to the
idea of holding a World's Fair in Chi-
cago in 1893 to commemorate the dis-
covery of America, today will cele-
orate his 98th birthday at his home in
Chicago,
Born in Scotland in 1840, Major
Mason was brought to this country by
his parents in 1844. He enrolled in
the University in 1857, and stayed
here until 1861 when he left to join
the Union army.
He enlisted as a private in the
Twelfth Illinois Volunteers, became a
sergeant in May 1862 and was com-
missioned a first lieutenant and ad-
jutant for meritorious conduct at the
battle of Shiloh.
In September, he became aide-de-
camp and assistant adjutant on the
staff of General R. J. Oglesby. Later
he participated in the Atlanta cam-
paign, and on July 28, 1864, he was
honorably discharged with the rank
of major,
He left the University in 1861 with-
out receiving his degree, and in 1933
the Board of Regents granted it to
him as a member of his class.
Tryouts For French
Play Begin Today
Tryouts for the annual French play,
sponsored by the Cercle Francais, are
asked to report from 3 to 5 p.m. today,
tomorrow and Thursday in Room 408
Romance Lanuages Building. Prof.

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1 T hey are .
ks' Cadet Lt.-Col. John W. Cummiskey,
!'38; Cadet Majors Donnan E. Basler,
Nivel E'381, John Cornelius, '38, Kingsley

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It His short story, lormj Kroegeri'
reveals this problern most clearly. The
change in his general attitude was
quite apparent in 'The Magic Moun-
tainD in which he analyses many of
the strains of thought, political, re-
ligious., aesthetic and artistic, which
characterized European civilizati0) in
the vre-wa' period,
"During the war Mann was ai sup-
porter of I!muerial Germany against
the Allies. This attitude was ex=

Kelley, '38BAd. (Secretary), Leo E.
Klar, '38E, Gilbert Phares, '38E.
Cadets Captains: Donald M. Alex-
ander. '38E; Ralph G. Atkinson, '38E;
Wilson B. Archer, '38; Ruth Bowman,
'381; Lewis E. ulkely, Jr., '38; El-
bert Carpenter, '38; William Cobey,
'38E; Carl H. Clement, Jr., '38E;
Hudson G. Dunks, '38: Alfred G.
Ellick; James J. Gribble, '38; Han-
son S. Hawley. Jr., '38; Thomas G.
M'anos, 38W; Peter J. Markham, '38;
Carlton L. Nelson, Grad.; Robert A.
'39: Earl L. Whetsell, '39; John G.

Prof. William E. Dodd, formerlyj
of the University of Chicago and
more recently a "disillusioned diplo-
mat" returned from a turbulent
career as Ambassador to Germany,
told a large audience Sunday in
Jackson that the democracies of the
world must unite if Hitler and the
fascist axis are to be kept* from<
dominating the entire world.
German annexation of minor
neighboring territories, Professor
Dodd said, will cone slowly, as Hit-
ler does not want to antagonize the
pacifist democracies. He pointed
out that Germany itself does not
relish the thought of war at present,
for it is striving for economic self-
sufficiency by means of "peaceful
penetration" of the Danube valley.
In regard to the present Austrian
situation, the former Ambassador as-
serted that Premier Kurt Von
Schuschnigg is only momentarily

he and many feel is Germany's "man-
ifest destiny" by entering Czechoslo-
vakia too soon-that is, within the
next year.
Hitler's aim, lie said, is to assimi-
late all the Germanic peoples in Cen-
tral Europe, a move which would in-
crease the Fatherland's population to
80,000,000.
"Then Adolf could do almost any-
thing he pleased," Professor Dodd
said.
As to Hitler's ascension in Ger-
many, he said that he felt it was
caused by France's occupation of the
Rhine at a time when the Germans
could not meet their reparations pay-
ments. Before Hitler, by their very
forming of the republic the German
people manifested an inherent "love
for democracy," a love which they
still have, Professor Dodd said, con-
trary to the belief of most authori-
ties.

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interfratermity Council
To Be Open This Week
The Tnterfraternity Council will be

e'nl Germany, in 875andU; cU0mt s iroll
an old patrician business family. He
has told the story of the decay of
this family in Buddenbrooks, and
family decadence formed the subject

pressed in his famuous 'Confessions of Pomnmerening. '38; Richard W. Sinn,
a. Non-Politician,' written primarily, '38E: Edwin F. Snyder, Jr.. '38E:
as were most of his works, to clear his Ralph E. Ulmer, '38E: F. A. Weber,
own mind, and also to justify his Young, '39E; Robert Young, '39E.
stand against that of his brother,
Heinrich, also a well-known novelist

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