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VOL. XLIX. No. 20'




Japan'S Navy
Agpin Warns
Neutral Ships
Nipponese Zone Of Naval
Operations Is Now Fast
Approaching Hankow
China's Losses Near
2,700 Tokyo Claims
SHANGHAI, Oct. 17.-(I)-The Ja-
panese Navy, with its forces smashing
up the Yangtze River within 75 river
miles of Hankow, warned vessels of
neutral' powers tonight to move up-
river from the Chinese military capi-
The warning was contained in an
official communique which said the
Japanese zone of naval operations
now was nearing Hankow.
The navy also urged third powers
to prevent Chinese forces from using
foreign-owned buildings to prevent
damage by bombing.
Capture Boom
The Chinese have built a boom
above Shihweiyao, which the Ja-
panese captured yesterday. Shihwei-
yao is 75 miles from hankow by river,
60 by air. The new boom is the next
Japanese objective.
Although more than 1,000 mines
have been removed from the river, it
was reported that many remain, cre-
ating danger for neutral vessels. Own-
ers of foreign vessels were requested
to mark them clearly for protection.
The Japanese reported their forces
were closirig in on Hankow from three
directions--from Yangsin, 90 miles
southeast of Hankow, and from the
iortheast and east by river.
2,7000 Reported Dead
A Japanese army spokesman said
the Chinese threw "the three best
central army divisions" into-a battle
to block Japanese encirclement of
Yangsin, where the Japanese sought
to smash through and cut the Ian-
kow-Canton railway in the vicinity of
Siennng, 50 miles south of Hankow.
Japanese planes raided the railway
suth. of Hankow, and a spokesman
admitted one was shot down. .
The Japanese asserted the Chinese
had left 2,700 dead after a five-day
battle near Sinyag, Peiping-Han-I
kow railway town 100 miles north of1
Iankow which was capturd by the
llwadere last week.
N 1*
ow Dies FindS
Co mmunists
Pale Young Consultingl
Engineer Connects Party
With 'Red' Candidatesf
WASHINGTON, Oct. 17-MP)-Thei
House Committee on unAmerican
activties received testimony today that
com 1hunists, seeking control of the
Minnesota Farmer-Labor Party, were
highly active in that party's recent
nominating convention.
This statement was made by Steve
Gadler, pale young consulting engi-
neer from St. Paul, who said the con-
vention carried out instructions prev-
iously given to Communist delegates.
In addition, he said, it was com-
monly understood that, on orders
from Gov. Elmer Benson, Farmer-
Laborite, the c'onvention was to take'
no action in opposition to Communist
activties. Repeatedly he linked Ben-
son's name with those of communist

leaders, asserting that after his elec-
tion "it was not long" until "certain
well-known communists" became pro-
minent in state and Farmer-Labor
party affairs. He said, however, he
had no information that Benson was'
a communist.
Another witness. Albert Kittock'
who said he was a former member of'
the communist party, testified that
two communist patty members were
running at present for places in the
state senate, with Farmer-Labor en-
dorsement. He Aaid they were Edward1
Kelly and Carl Erickson.
Gargoyle Sets New Record;'
Only Two Days Behind
History repeats itself. The Gargoyle
will not be out on time.
No, the Daily staff did not steal
the campus humor magazine nor did
the presses break down. It was just
that the superhuman efforts of the
editors were not enough to make the
But the Gargoyle will be out to-
mnrrn w1, fvr fOP 7 io w 'Nfav

Warning To Palefaces
Given By Michigamua
When from out the Paleface wigwam
From behind the staring moonface
Came the slow and solemn five booms
Telling that the evening spirit
Wanders over the woods and meadows

U.S. Naval Bid
Just Like Rae

Lights the campfires of the heavens. A Close Parallel Between
Then the Michigamua warriors Present Preparedness
In their feathers and their warpaint
Soon will gather round the oak tree _ss__
Round the oak tree called the Tappan 'BestNav In World'
There to greet the tremblingi pale-
faces. May AgainBe Slogan
Many in number wait the bidding
Of the loud rejoicing redskins

For they take the long trail
To the home of Michigamua
Many trials aild many tortures
First must prove their strength and
Thus Michigamua asked to mem-
bership: Wally Hook, Robert Mitchell,
Jack Brennan, Walt Peckinpaugh, Al
Mayio and Bud Benjamin.
Platt And Gies
Are Elected By
Peace Council

Peace Issues To Be Put
Before Student Body On
Varied Questions
Robert Platt, '39, and Joseph Gies,
'39 were elected president and secre-
tary of the United Peace Committeel
at a meeting held last night at Lane
The United Peace Committee, com-
posed of representatives from cam-
pus organizations interested in fur-
thering the cause of peace, agreed toj
adopt no definite policy, but to edu-
cate the campus to the dangers of
war and the various solutions offered
to the peace problem.
The Committee, in striving to bring
students to make thoughtful decisions
and take intelligent action for oppos-
ing the forces of war, will sponsor
public lectures, debates, forums,
roundtables, motion pictures, and,
plays dealing with the question.
In bringing peace issues before the
campus, the Committee will urge the
presentation of all points of view at
all their meetings and will listen im-
partially to the ideas of all peace
The organization voted t h a t,
through its executive board, the Vas-
sar Peace Pact, adopted by the World'
Youth Congress this summer, should
be brought before the campus for
consideration. This Pact was signed
by delegates representing 47 nations.'
Those elected to the executive board
are Robert Emerine, '39, Hugo Reich-
ard, '39, Robert Platt, '39, Joseph
Gies, '39, Martin Dworkis, '40 and
Daniel Suits, '40.
Army Bomber Reported
Down In West Virginia
JACKSON'S MILL, W. Va., Oct. 17.
-(P)-C. H. Hartley, state Four-H
Club leader, reported tonight a U.S.
Army bomber with 15 officers and
men aboard was forced down. by en-
gine trouble here late today.
Hartley said the bomber was in
charge of Lt. Trueedell and Lt. A. Y.
Snell, of Mitchell Field, N.Y., and was
enroute from maneuvers at Fort
Bragg, S.C., to Selfridge Field, Mich.

WASHINGTON, Oct. 17.-UP)-His-
tory is repeating itself in President
Roosevelt's new armament program.
There is a close parallel between'
the Roosevelt 1938-39 preparedness
policy and that which President Wil-
son inaugurated in 1915-16, both as
regards the tense world situation it
is being framed to meet and appre-
hension as to how that situation may
affect the United States.
Different Motivation
Now, as then, it is possible German
political and economic aggression in
Latin-America, that spurs the Wash-
ington Government to look to its state
of readiness to resist by force if 'need
be. But the factors impelling the
present decision are somewhat differ-
ent. 4
It was the possibility of a stalemate
ending of the European war, and of a
German-Japanese postwar drive to
secure footholds in Latin-America,
that influenced President Wilson to
embark in 1915-16 on the five-year,
billion-dollar expansion program for
the Army tiand Navy. Expectation
that this country might be drawn into
the European conflict, as it was with-
in a year, was not a prime motivation.
Armed Troop Moves U.S.
Now an armed truce in Europe, an
enormously strengthened Germany,
and the implications that the Berlin-
Rome-Tokyo Accord might have in
future as a threat to Pan-American
isolation have stirred Uncle Sam to
see that his powder is not only dry but
President Wilson reversed a life-
long advocacy of moderate arma-
ments to propose the huge prepared-
ness program of 1915-16. President
Roosevelt, who shared, as assistant
Naval Secretary, in the planning and
execution of that record peace-time
national defensive development, has
npr such about-face to make. Proposals
he will make to Congress in January
for armament increases will be piled
on top of those already undertaken
at his request to bring the first line
of defense, the Navy, actually up to
the strength called for by the 1916
preparedness slogan, "A Navy Second
To None.-
Student Injured In
Automo'bile Crash
Although still in a state of semi-
consciousness Lynn Riess, sophomore
letterman on the Michigan golf team
last spring, is expected to recover from
injuries suffered in an auto accident,
early Saturday morning.
Riess, out of school this semester,
was struck by a truck as he was re-
turning to his home in Ypsilanti after
an evening in Ann Arbor. Skid marks
on the pavement indicate that the
large vehicle swung out to pass an-
other auto and hit Riess' car nearA
the middle.
The Student Di-ectory sale sched-
ule for Tuesday has been delayed un-
til Wednesday. Please observe regu-
larly assigned hours beginning Wed- I

Varsity Night Tonight Features
Guest Cornetist; Kampus Kwiz
Prof. Revelli Directs Band Leads Band Tonight
In Concert; Prof. Brunmm
To Play Professor Quiz 4_.
Headlining the list of talent to be
presented tonight in Hill Auditorium
under the auspices of the Annual
Michigan Band Varsity Night will be .
Leonard B. Smith, solo cornetist with
the Detroit Orchestra, and frequently
called the most outstanding cornetist
of his time, Prof. William D. Revelli, 3
director of the Michigan Bands an- i
nounced yesterday.
Mr. Smith is also the first cornetist
with the Ford Concert Orchestra and
will be soloist with Dr. Edwin Franco
Goldman's nationally famous band
when it opens a five month engage-
ment at the San Francisco Exposition
next year. Mr. Smith, Professor Revel-
li said, is the youngest cornetist ever
to be invited to play with the Goldman
Band at its regular concerts in Cen-
tral Park in New York City. The PROF. WM. 1D. REVELLI
Goldman Band presents its concerts
there under the sponsorship of the grin"; Mr. Smith will offer a selected
Guggenheim Foundation.solo on the cornet, and the band will
The University of Michigan Band
will get the Varsity Night Show under conclude the first section of the eve-
way with a 30 minute musical concert. ning s entertainment with a "Musical
Mr. Smith will appear as guest soloist Switch," Professor' Revelli added, in
with the Band. The selections to be which excerpts from 14 different fam-
offered include "March of the Steel ous selections will be played to test
offeredyinluder"Marc "Eosf' the- teethe audience's power of recognition.
Men," by Besterling; "Elsa's Proces- Bill Sawyer's Swing Band, a popular
sion," from Wagne's opera, "Lohen- (Continued from Page 3)

School Health
Plan Is Sent
To Committee
Developing Of Michigan's
Public Health Education
Backed By Conference
The problem of ways and means of
developing health education in Michi-
gan schools will go before the steer-
ing committee on curriculum con-
struction of the State Department of
Public instruction today in Lansing
as a result of a conference on health
education yesterday by Eugene Elliot,
superintendent of public 1Mtruction.
The group included members of the
executive committee of the Joint
Committee on Public Health Educa-
tion, which has been operating
through the University Extension Ser-
Attending yesterday's meeting were
Dr. James D, Bruce, vice-president of
the University, Dr. Charles A. Fish-
er, director of the University Exten-
sion Service, and Dr. Mable E. Rugen
of the physical education department,
all members of the executive commit-
tee of the Joint Committee.
At the.meeting yesterday, the State
Department of Public Instruction
committed itself to assume responsi-
bility for a health education program
in Michigan schools. Dr. Don W.
Gudakunst, state commissioner of
health, pledged the support of his
department in developing such a pro-
Other groups attending the confer-
ence were the Children's Fund of
Michigan, the W. K. Kellogg Founda-
tion, the State Department of Health
and Michigan teachers' colleges.
Approop riat ions
Over 2 Million
- i
Michigan To Match Grants
With $3,138,525
"Pump-priming" activities of the
government have tangibly affected the
University to the extent of $2,722,748,
a compilation of current federal'
grants reveals.
While the University must provide
$3,138,525 to meet the sharing ar-
rangements on the federal appropria-
tions, no special expenditures from
current funds are necessary. Dormi-
tories are financed on self-liquidating
bond issues; reserves are already on
hand for the hospital addition' and
new Health Service, and the W. K.
Kellogg Foundation donated the Uni-
versity's share of the Dentistry Build-
ing addition. The lone cash expendi-
ture is the two percent administration
cost for NYA funds.
PWA grants, which total $2,522,250,
are: For Union dormitory and Medi-
cal dormitory, $945,000; for hospital
addition, $90,000; for Dentistry addi-
tion, $193,500; for health service
$213,750; for women's dormitory,
$450,000, and for Men's dormitory and
heotin oant.exnsininn $6 30.000

Eli-Michigan Grid Battle Brings
New Football Poem To Campus

Fifteen years after he wrote a simi-.
lar verse on the occasion of Michi-
gan's upsetting Minnesota to win the
Big Ten Title in 1923 Frank Archer
Hinchman, '23, wrote the sequel for
the Daily, this time for the purpose
of aiding the Varsity Night's program
to send the University Band to the
Yale game.
I've heard enough of "Thermopolae"
And "glories that used to be,"
I'm bored with stories of triumphs
From two of the old "Big Three,"
Not any laurels of by-gone day
Did ever complete the quest '
With Yale still king in the conquered
Though Michigan ruled the West.
Go out with our "humble den." For-

His. throne shall totter; his realm
shall know
The twilight of its reknown.
The war-clouds gather, and dreadful
Approaches New Haven town;,
Proud Michigamua are on their way,
They're hittzrig the Eastern Trail,
The martial strains of the "Victor's
Shall sound in the bowl of Yale!
Eli, we're coming! We've waited long,
You've kept from us many years;
Now truly, my fondest dream shall
Midst jubilant roaring cheers;
Though Yale was king of a conquered
And Michigan ruled theWest,
The day that Michigan wallops Yale
Is the day I'll love the best!
-F. Archer Hinchman, '23.
*nrvina the da'vw hen the Bi

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