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TIE MTICHI G°AN DAILY WEDNESDAY, JAN. 4, 1hw

New Women's Dormitories Now Under Consiruclion

-Courtesy Ann Arbor News.
A rear Alpw of the new dormitory for women now under construction, as pictured by the architect. This
scene will greet the eyes of Mosher Jordan residents as they plod their way homeward through Palmer field.
Present residents stop these days to watch the steam bcvel already at work on the excavations. The hall will
border on Observatory St. and N. University Ave. Construction is being rushed for occulpation when classes
open next September.

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Student Exodus
t $& To Slack
Loc.Ial Activities'

Riot, Rackets
Featured 1938
Highlights Of Last Year
On Campus Reviewed
(Continued from Page it
ficers except seniors. Title hopes
soar as Michigan defeats Illinois in
horrnecoming game, 14-0. Sigma Chi
r Kcn= a Alpha Theta won frate-
1 r (,i d sorority house decoration
em Sale of tickets for marriage
>'ctures was started.
A radio play set collegiate nerves
.n edge with reports of a Martian in-
vasion while, a few days later, Re-
gent Hemans called Murphy an ideal
governor. Jack Denny and Orrin
Tucker furnished the music for 800
couple at the Interfraternity Ball
and the Parent Education Associa-
ion's convention heard that "child-
hood is no paradise."
Nov. 6 saw another boost in Big
Ten title hopes soar as the Crisler
Crushers rolled over Penn. 19-13, and,
Ohio State and Northwestern bit the
dust. Petitioning for Soph Prom p-
itions coincided with Fitzgerald's
defeat of Murphy and the Republi-
an party's comeback. A week later
66,000 spectators watched the Wol-
verines and the Wildcats end up in
a scoreless tie.
Former Belgian Prime Minister
Van Zeeland called for peace and
.tudent leaders called out in protest
of Nazi outrages. Freshmen con-
ferred with their former high school
teachers. Bicycles were banned from
campus and- the. plea for a longer
Thanksgiving was rejected. A suc-
cessful gridiron season ended when
Ohio State was downed, 18-0.
While Iturbi played and J-Hop pe-
titioners sought signatures, the pa-
rade of All-Americans began. A poet
called Heikkinen was unanimously se-
lected and Harmon, Evashevski and
Kromer were among those named.
Football pools were investigated and
a bookmgker was arrested. A Daily
reporter uncovered a local dice game
I racket. Joe Sanders swung at the
Panhellenic Ball and Frankie Masters
played at the Soph Prom.
Archie Kodros' was elected tris
year,'s football captain. Galens con-
ducted its Christmas drive, the State
Bankers Association convened, fra-
ternities entertained Ann Arbor's
juveniles and 350 BMOC's. and
BWOC's, aided and abetted by fac-
ulty men, sold a. record number of
Goodfellow editions of the Daily.
Varsity basketeers defeated Michi
gail State, 41-34.,
Micigan's man-of-the-year was
undoubtedly brainy, ferocious Ralph
aeikkinen; its. woman -of-the-year,
man-hating Marian Phillips. The
year's forgotten men, were, as usual,
all class officers; and its forgotten
woman, Dr. Catherine L. Crawford,
first colored woman to receive an
M.D. here.
And so, as the sun fades slowly be-
hind the yawning stadium, we say
goodbye to 1938 and leave It to its
pleasant memories . . .

New A P Building In Rockefeller Center

Milk Dealers of Ann Arbor.

Fire, Equestrian Run-away
Keep Citizens Busy
Ii iriuig V acatioi
ItIon IIued from Page l
ley and Dean Mortimer Cooley pres-
ent. Rumor had the food costing $7
a plate, which, as Maxie Fropzap ob-
served at the time, can buy consider-
able beans.
Dec. 23: The postoffice announced
AA had just undergone the heaviest
mail load in its history. The Alumni
Association announced Michigan has
92,160 graduates. Maxie commented
that the Association need not worry
about him making it 92,161 i'i June.
Dec. 25: Santa carne. Also no fires,
two minor accidents and what was at
first reported as a flood but later
turned out to be a lot of Tom and
Jerries. 'Gerarn"y ' Scotutz, All-
Americ)an center of the point-a-min-
ute days, observed modern football
players were sissies whose legs were
puny because they all drove cars in-
stead of walking. Maxie . ropzap
agreed. "However, Germany should
remember there are no longer street-
cars," he said.
Eight hundred children ar'd grown-
ups were guests of the University
hospital social service department,
Santa came after all.
Dec. 27: Ann Arbor had its first
runaway horse in some years. Also a,
guy named Goddard got stepped on
by another horse. Maxie Fropzap nar-
'rowly escaped the same fate, but
dodged two pink elephants. There was

HENGHAN, 1funan Province,
Central Cina Correspondence of
the Associated Press)-Chinese staff
officers expect a tarning point in the
Chinese-Jipanwe e war .when the
struggle enters its "third phase,"
probably in abut two years..
By that time, they believe, Chinese
armies will be ready for counterat-
tack and "the Japanese military and
economic morale will have been
weakened."
Assessing. Chin 's " ong view" of
Nortliwesi Jleeovering
From Three-Day Storm
SEATTLE, Jan. 3.-)-A sudden
halt in a three-day siege of wind and
rain lessened flood threats in the
Pacific Northwest tonight and per -
mitted restoration work on crippled
transportation and communication
systems.
Winds of 60 to 80 mile velocity
whipped the Washington-Oregon-
Bi'itish olumbia coast, at the height
of the storm, caused three deaths,
damaged highways and private prop-
erty, and endangered ships at sea.

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mere is the new 15-story Associated Press Building, in Rockefeller
Center, Ncw York Oit. Th . general offices of the largest news gatheriig
organization i n the world were moved into quarters in the structure. In
the foreground is the open-air ice rink and huge Christmas tree In
Rockefeller Plaza.
Chinese Confident Of Ultimate
V - h log1 View' Of War
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a heavy snowstorm and it was about'
time because the Ann Arbor News Association for the Adv
had predicted it for a week. Science as vice-presider
Dec. 28: A local reporter discovered of historic and plililogic
that the usually staid Daily DOB had Dec. 31: Fred W. Bow
recently listed; a candidate for ,the reportedly voted Repub
Engineering Council as "Fireball" than anyone else in- th
Alexander. President Ruthven ordered In 1856 he marched in
an investigation. John C. Fremont.
Dec. 29: State 8enator George Mc. Also, New Year'sEve.
Callum of this district declared civil good deal of riotous dis
service in Michigan needed, a thorough several people stayed out
investigation. "Well," said Maxie Fr(
Dec. 30: Wire services reported Oscar, "I guess that sho
authoritatively that Prof.' L. C. Kar- "Humph," retorted
pinski of the mathematics department "You should have been
had been chosen by 'th6' American ville. Now there's a town

vancement off
nt in charge
al science.
oen, who had
blican longer
e State, died.
a parade for
There was a
sipation and
past 12 p.m..
opzap, facing
Ws you."
Pasty-Puss.
in Circrle-

the war, membeirs of .the Supreme
War Council generally divide the
conflict into three phases,
In the first period the Chinese fol-
lowed the strategy of the Fussians
during the Napoleonic invasion of
1812-retreat. They retreated froin
the seacoast to a line connecting
Canton, Hankow and Lanchow, near
the northwestern frontier.
Japs Iold Cities '
With this phase of the war draw-
ing to a close, Japanese are in pos-
session of tie T,-_e cities and the
principal conunu ication lines. The
Chinese expect completion of this
phase within a few months.
In the second period, as the Chi-
nese see it, the Japanese will try to
suppress guerrillas and mobile units
between the railways while Generalis-;
simo Chiang Kai-Shek prepares a new
army in the southwest provinces.
The third and final phase will be
the counter-attack, which Chinese
expect to come in 1941. The war
started on July 7, 1937.
Chiang Kai-Shek's army of 2,000,-
000 men is undergoing a difficult re-
organization in preparation for the
second phase-mobile warfare.
Chinese Are Confident
The Japanese drive into the in-
terior of China has nearly spent its
force, the Supreme War Council be-
lieves. Although Japanese continue
to talk about chasing Chiang to
Szechwan province if necessary, the
hinese army staff does not take the
threat very seriously.
At least a third of the Chinese
armies that defended Shanghai;
Soochow and Hankow must be con-
verted into mobile units, operating
behind and between the Japanese
communication lines.
But changing regular soldiers into
irregular units is not easy. Every
army officer from the rank of lieuten-
ant to colonel must be given at least
three months of instruction. An
army of illiterate coolies must be
trained to fight as individuals. Every
man in a mobile, hit-and-run arany
is a unit in himself.
Reorganization Is Lengthy
To reorganize one-third of Chiang's
army on such a basis would require
many months of training and ex-
periment, during which the present
irregular forces must bear the brunt
of the fighting.
The factors involved in the Chinese
three-phase war plan have been 3tat-
ed clearly by a, leader of the Com-
Munist party, Mao Tzetung, whose
book entitled "Essay on Protracted
War" has sold 120,000 copies during
the past six months.
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TWO FEATURES
[301 HIOPE
SHIRLEY ROSS
"THANKS FOR
THE MEMORY"
and

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double-decker, balloon crepe soles
with the two-toned tapped-on effect.
Walk-Over BROADwAY. Sand or Set-
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