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Heavy Blows
On All Fronts,
In Seandinavia
Are Reported
Pitched Battle Is Indicated
At Steinkjer; Haakon
Flings Defiance At Nazis
Sweden Claimed
To Be Threatened,

1000 Teachers Arrive
For Conference Here
Meeting Will Begin Today; Schoolmasters
To Start Official Sessions Tomorrow

(By the Associated Press )
Allied and Norwegian forces fough
back at attacking German units or
an inland Norway battle front Wed
nesday night while the belligeren
governments made renewed claims o:
heavy blows dealt the enemy by land
and sea and from the air. '
Reports on the-Norway land fight-
ing, through Stockholm, told of a
pitched battle at Steinkjer, 50 mile
northeast of Trondheim, where re-
inforced German battalions met and
beat back Allied and Norwegiar
troops Steinkjer was reported in Ger-
man hands, but the Nazis' opponents
were said to be still holding many im-
portant positions north of the town.
Hamlet Is Bombarded
The picturesque fjord Hamlet was
a shell of a town, blasted by artil-
lery and air bombardment.
Norway's king, Haakon VII, flung
defiance at Germany from his secret
headquarters, declaring in a pro-
clamation addressed to the President
of the Norwegian Supreme Court
that "There is no basis for negotia-
tion" between the Norwegian govern-
ment and the Reich.
The king declined to give recogni-
tion to the new administrative coun-
cil formed in German-held Oslo.
Up north at Narvik the situation
was reported unchanged, with the
Allies organizing their forces to fall
on that important iron ore port.,
Southeast, several thousand more
Allied troops were understood to
have reached the Lillehammer area,
from where they will try to fan out
through south Norway.
Britain Vaids Nazi Bases
Britain declared her air force was
getting in heavy licks at Germany,
having bombed five Nazi air bases in
Norway, Denmark and in Germany
With 2,000,000 men under arms in
the Empire against whatever the war
this summer may bring, Britain also
took comfort in the thought that the
Allies now have 7,000,000 soldiers to
battle Germany's military might.
The French high command had its
eyes on Sweden. It was reported
without confirmation that transports
loaded with troops had steamed out
of German Baltic ports. A spokes-
man of the French war ministry said
the reported German troop embarka-
tions were nothing less than, a "grave
menace" to Sweden.
Prof. Johnson
To Speak Here
Noted Geologist To Discuss
War Strategy Today
Prof. Douglas W. Johnson, distin-
guished geologist at Columbia Uni-
versity, will discuss "Geology and
the Strategy of the Present War" in
a University lecture sponsored by the
geology department at 4:15 pm. to-
day in the Lecture Hall of the Rack-
ham Building.
Professor Johnson is famed, not
only as a geologist, but also as an
author, He has written numerous
scientific bulletins, papers and ar-
ticles and is the author of several
books. In most of his works, more-
over, he has conientrated on the
general problem of war, partirularly
treating the war of 1914-1918,
Included among his books are:
"Letter of an American to a Ger-
man"; "Topography and Strategy
in the War"; "Peril of Prussianism";
"My German Correspondence";
"Shore Processes and Shoreline De-
velopment"; "Battlefields of the
World War"; "The New England-
Acadian Shoreline"; "Stream Sculp-
ture on the Atlantic Slope"; and
"The Assault on the Supreme Court."

Senior Dues Collection
Will Be Held Tomorrow
Senior dues of one dollar for stu-
dents in the literary college will be
collected for the last time from 9 a.m.


Education center of the midwest
today, tomorrow and Saturday is Ann
Arbor where more than 1,500 teach-
ers and associates are convening for
the action-filled program sponsored
by the Michigan Schoolmasters' Club
and 20 other state educational organ-
Although the official meetings of
the Club are not to begin until to-
morrow, an advance contingent of
more than 1,000 teachers have al-
ready arrived in the city for the ex-
press purpose of attending the 11th
Annual Conference on Teacher Edu-
cation in the Union.
Beginning at 10 a.m. in the sec-
ond floor terrace, the Conference un-
der the chairmanship of Prof. James
B. Edmonson, dean of the education
school, will get under way with five
speakers explaining "The New Con-
cepts in Human Development of Im-
portance for the Education of Teach-
ers." These speakers include Uni-
versity faculty men, Mr. E. Lee Vin-
cent, chairman on the committee of
student placement at the Merrill-
Palmer School, Mr. H. B. Masters of
the Kellogg Foundation and Prof.
Cecil V. Miller of the education school
at Michigan State.
"The American College and the
Disciplines of Democracy" will pro-
vide the subject of the featured ad-
dress at the luncheon in Room 222
of the Union. Dr. Paul L. Thomp-
son, president of Kalamazoo Col-
lege, will speak. Dean Edward H.
Kraus of the literary school will pre-
At the afternoon session at 12:15
p.m. on the terrace Prof. George E.
Carrothers, director of the Bureau
of Cooperation with Educational In-

stitutions, will direct the analysis of
"The Michigan Study of Teacher
Education." The background of the
study and some plans of the state
committee on the subject will be pre-
In addition to this teacher educa-
tion conference, today's program will
feature a "Dinner Symposium on the
Classics and Higher Education" in
the Union sponsored by the Latin
and Greek departments of the Uni-
Tomorrow the Schoolmasters' Club
program will swing into action at 9
a.m. in the Lecture Hall of the Rack-
ham Building with addresses by noted
authorities on the subject "Educa-
tion-What Next?" Mr. W. Carson
Ryan, editor of the magazine "Pro-
gressive Education", and Dr. William
C. Bagley, professor emeritus of
Teachers College of Columbia Uni-
versity, will speak. A business meet-
ing will precede this session.
Already incorporated in the pro-
gram is attendance at the Universi-
(Continued on Page 7)
120 Initiates
Attend Science
Sigma Xi Members Hear
Johnson Of Columbia
Discuss Coastal Craters
Prof. Douglas Johnson, head of
the geology department of Colum-t
bia University, addressed newly
elected members of Sigma Xi, hon-
orary scientific society on the craters
of the Carolina coast at a banquet
last night in the Union at which
more than 120 scientists were ei-
ther received into full membership
or were elected to associate " mem-
Professor Johnson in his illus-
trated talk entitled "Mysterious
Craters of the Carolina Coast: A
Study in Methods of Research" ex-
ploded the ancient theory that these.
craters were formed by meteors.
Members from the alumni elected
to full membership in the society
are Smith J. DeFrance, Oscar J.
Horger, Clement A. Fox, Neil W.
Hosley, Donald L. Kimmel and Wal-
ter J. Podbielniak.
Members of the faculty elected to
full membership include Prof. Jer-
ome W. Conn of internal medicine,
Prof. Isadore Lampe of roentgen-
ology, William D. Robinson, an Up-
john fellow in clinical research, and
Prof. and Ignatius A. Wojtaszak of
the engineering mechanics depart-
Graduate students elected to full
membership are Lynn D. F. Abbott,
Jr., Frederick W. Albaugh, Olaf Ber-
gelin, Paul H. Cardwell, Jonathan T.
Carriel, Charles V. Crittenden,
James K. Davis, Richard O. Edger-
(Continued on Page 7)

Senate Vote
To Be Held
42 Candidates To Compete
For 16 Open Positions;
Body To Convene Today
Balloting Expected
To Exceed 2,500
More than 2,500 students are ex-
pected to vote in the Student Senate
Elections tomorrow, Directors of Elec-
tions Norman A. Schorr, '40, and
Stuart K. Knox, '40, predicted yes-
terday, with 42 candidates competing
for 16 positions.
Platforms of 19 candidates and coa-
litions of candidates are printed on
the battle page of today's Daily, page
2, as are the locations of the polling
places, which will be open from 9
a.m. to 5 p.m., except the Union bal-
loting post which will remain open
until 6 p.m.
Special ballots have been prepared
the Directors said, for members of
the three athletic teams departing
today-tennis, baseball and track
teams. The ballots will be given to
the managers of the teams who will
place them in a sealed envelope to
be mailed back to the Directors, and
will not be opened until the campus
ballots are counted.
Members of the present Senate,1
more than half of whom will be at-,
tending their last meeting, will con-
vene at 7:30 p.m. today in the Union
to consider two important problems
-the results of the Spring Parley as
they affect the Senate, and the issues1
presented by the Elections, Arnold
White, '41, secretary, announced yes-
One problem raised by the new by-
laws on elections passed several weeks
ago, is the fact that the Senate nowt
has 30 members rather than 32, and
only one-third of the body will retire
each semester instead of the one-half
as formerly, White indicated. ThisI
presents questions of new quorums,
more possibility of continuity and
carry-over from semester to semester1
of committee action, he said. 3
The Parley resolutions, several of
which directly affect the Senate, will
be considered in detail, and commit-
tees must be formed for further action
on the issues raised.1
Bridge Tournamentt
To Be Held Tuesday
The final All-Campus Bridge tour-
iament will be held Tuesday, ac-
:ording to Harold Singer, '41, in
zharge of the event. The team whose
scores were highest in two of the
three tourneys will be awarded a
large silver cup.
Held for the fifth year, the all-.
campus meets are the high pointss
in a season of Union cniductedt
bridge. The tourney is open to thet
campus. Registration of teams will
be accepted in the student officesn
of the Union from 3 to 5 p.m. allt
next week. *

Stout To Talk
At Engineers'
Dinner Today
Pres. Ruthven Will Present
Dean Crawford; Cooley
Will AddressGathering
Ashburn To Serve
As Toastmaster
Dean Ivan C. Crawford, newly ap-
pointed dean of the engineering col-
lege, will be introduced to students
of the college by President Ruthven
at the All-Engineering banquet at
6:30 p.m. today in the Union.
Featured speaker of the evening
will be William B. Stout, noted air-
craft and automobile designer, who
will discuss the topic of pre-fabricat-
ed houses, a subject to which he has
recently devoted considerable re-
Memories Retold
Memories of earlier years and the
beginnings of the engineering college
will be recalled during the course of
the evening by Dean Emeritus Mor-
timer E. Cooley, second dean of the
Other campus luminaries scheduled
to appear on the program include
Assistant Dean Alfred E. Lovell and
James E. Brown, '40E, president of,
the Engineering Council, in addition
to Toastmaster J. Anderson Ashburn,
'40E, chairman of the banquet. ,
Entertainment highlight of the
evening will be a demonstration of
amateur juggling by Prof. A. D.
Moore of the electrical engineering
department, who gained campus fame
for his feats of skill at the Samples
of Science program last fall.
Winners Announced
Announced at the banquet will be
the winners of the Engineering Hon-
or System Essay contest. First and
second prizes, a small radio, a clock,
in addition to honorable mention
prizes will be distributed.
Sponsored cooperatively by all or-
ganizations in the engineering col-
lege, the banquet will be featured this
year in place of the traditional En-
gineering Open House as the spring
all-engineering function.
The purpose of the banquet, as set
forth by Ashburn, is to assemble a
large portion of the engineering stu-
dents at a common function in order
to sponsor a greater feeling of fel-
lowship among students and between
students and faculty.

Deadline Is Set
For Midnight
Student writers who wish to get
their work into the print of Perspec-
tives, campus literary magazine, have
until the stroke of midnight today to
submit manuscripts for the fourth
Needed for the magazine's plges
are short stories, short plays and skits,
essays, poetry and book reviews. These
may be left at the English or engin-
eering English offices or at the Stu-
dent Publications Building.
Manuscripts will also be welcomed
by the following editors: James Allen,
'40, and Harvey Swados, '40, co-edi-
tors; David Spengler, '40, essay;
James Green, '40, poetry; Hervie Hau-
fler, '41, fiction; and Seymour Par-
dell, '41, publications manager.
Editor Green will hold a meeting
of present members and all those in-
terested in joining the poetry staff
for next year at 4:30 p.m. today in
the Student Publications Building.
Meeting at 4 p.m. tomorrow, the fic-
tion staff of the magazine will con-
sider the manuscripts submitted for
the forthcoming issue.
Tutor Appeal
Is Announced
y Congress!
Additional Men Needed
To Help Exisiting 50;;
Robert Mack Claims'

Lucas And DeVine
Selected To Head
Fraternity Council

200 Students
T o Sel Swing
Concert Tickets
WAA, Glee Club Members
To Cover Campus; Funds
To Hep Build New Pool
Representatives of the Women's
Athletic Association and the Var-
sity Glee Club will cover the campus
today in the first general sale of
tickets for Wednesday night's Jan
Savitt Swing Concert.
Approximately 200 students are
now engaged in selling tickets for
the concert, the proceeds of which
will go to the Women's Swimming
Pool Fund.
A member of each sorority, dor-
mitory and league house has been
appointed to promote sales and the
fraternities will be visited between
6 p.m. and 7 p.m. tonight and to-
morrow. A representative of the
WAA and the Glee Club will explain
the purpose of the concert at each
house, and then sell tickets.
In order that freshmen women
may stay till the conclusion of the
concert at 10 p.m., the Dean's Of-
fice has granted them late permis-
Tickets which are priced at 50
cents a person are on sale at the
League and Union desks in addition
to the sorority, fraternity and gen-
eral campus sales. They may also
be obtained at the Yost Field House
prior to the concert.
Savitt and his "Top Hatters" who
have just completed a nine-months
engagement at the Hotel Lincoln in
New York, will be accompanied by
Bon Bon, their Negro song stylis l
There will be no dancing at the con-
cert, which will be held from 7:30
p.m. to 10 p.m. at Yost Field House.
Carvalih To Talk
On Present Trends
In Brazil's Schools
Present trends in Brazilian educa-
tion will be discussed at 4:15 p.m.
today in the Amphitheatre of the
Rackham Building, by Dr. Carlos
Delgado de Carvalho, noted Brazilian
geographer and sociologist who for
the past two weeks has been lectur-
ing here on his country.
This will be the fourth in a seriesl
of six lectures delivered locally by;


Drama Season
Counter Sales
To Continue
The long queue of theater-enthu-
siasts toward the Garden Room of
the League yesterday gave eloquent
testimony to the announcement of
Mrs. Lucille Waltz, harassed busi-
ness manager of the Drama Season,
that "business is booming."
Counter ticket sale will continue
today, with the Garden Room open-
ing at 10 a.m. The Season, which
will get underway May 13, will of-
fer such artists as Madge Evans,
Diana Barrymore, Ruth Chatterton,
Mady Christians, Whitford Kane,
Louis Calhern, Joseph Holland and
Hiram Sherman.
Plays already scheduled include:
Shaw's "Pygmalion," Shakespeare's
"The Winter's Tale," Sidney Kings-
ley's "The World We Make" and
St. John Ervine's "Boyd's Shop,"
which will have its American pre-
miere here. A fifth play will be
announced later.

Harvest Noted Motion Picture,
To Begin Three-Day Run Today,
Arsule (Orane Demazis) and Gedemus (Fernandel) register ap-
propriate questioning before the deserted village of Aubignane in a
scene from "Harvest." The prize-winning French film will get a three-
day showing beginning tonight sponsored by the Art Cinema League,
"Harvest", voted by the New York farmer is played by Gabriel Gabrio,
Film Critics Circle the best foreign recognized as one of the most power-
picture of 1939, will begin a three- ful dramatic actors in France. Or-
_ane Demazis is the woman d



An appeal was broadcast yesterday
by Congress, independent men's or-
ganization, for additional tutors to
supplement the 50 who have already
agreed to give scholastic assistance.
Tutors are especially needed in the
following subjects, according to
Robert Mack, '42, chairman of the
plan : German II, Drawing II, geol-
ogy 12, French 32 and economics 54.
The tutors will be asked to give
several hours of instruction each
week to students who are finding
their studies troublesome. Students
desiring scholastic assistance may
register for the plan from 3 to 5
p.m. each afternoon Monday through
Friday at the Congrees offices, Room
306 in the Union.
Tutors are available for nearly all
elementary courses and for many
advanced studies. They may charge
a maximum of 20 cents per hour for
their services if they so desire.
The aim of the program, according
to Phil Westbrook, '40, president of
Congress, is to provide independent
men the same opportunities of se-
curing scholastic aid that fraterni-
ties afford their members.
Group Formed
By Architects
Michigan Will Have First
AIA Collegiate Unit
With the inauguration here of a
Junior American Institute of Archi-
tects, the University will be the first
institution of its kind in the United
States to possess a student organiza-
tion founded and supported by the
national professional society, Ar-
thur K.A'yde, president of Detroit's
A. I. A. chapter, revealed to junior
and senioi architects yesterday.
Hyde, who outlined the form the
junior branch is to take, pointed
out that if the new program of un-
der-graduate organization and post-
graduate guidance proves successful
here it will be established in archi-
tecture schools throughout the coun-
Each junior member will be placed
after graduation under the mentor-
ship of an Institute member in his
own locality. In this way the tran-
sition from school to practical ap-
nnnn of lik knnuils ap il h

Robert Crane, William Ash,
Peckinpaugh, Harrison
j Made District Leaders
Executive Chiefs
Are Also Appointed
Blaz Lucas, '41, Sigma Chi, of Gary,
Ind., was elected to the position of
president of the Interfraternity
Council at the annual elections last
night, replacing Thomas B. Adams,
Phi Delta Theta.
John DeVine, '41, Sigma Phi, of
Ann Arbor, was elected to the posi-
tion of secretary-treasurer, position
held this last year by Bill Davidson,
Delta Kappa Epsilon.
Both men have been active in fra-
ternity and University affairs for the
past two years, while DeVine has been
on the varsity track team.
District Leaders Appointed
At the same time, four juniors were
appointed presidents of the campus
fraternity districts, William Ash, Sig-
ma Phi Epsilon, for District II, Rich-
ard Peckinpaugh, Chi Phi, for Dis-
trict III, James Harrison, Phi Gamma
Delta, for District IV, Robert Crane,
Theta Chi, for District V, while Lucas
will represent District I.
Members of the new executive
council, as announced last night,
are: Al Copley, Theta Delta Chi, Neal
Siegert, Theta Delta Chi, A. Paul
Smith, Alpha Tau Omega, William
Lapworth, Alpha Tau Omega, Charles
Wade, Chi Phi, Keith Bronson, Al-
pha Sigma Phi, Jerry Grossman,
Zeta Beta Tau, Al Englander, Zeta
Beta Tau, Bernard Sisman, Phi Sig-
ma Delta, Lowell Moss, Phi Kappa
Sigma, and Leo Federman, Sigma
Alpha Mu.
To Get Keys
These men will all get IFC keys,
in addition to the retiring members
of this year's executive council. They
are: Robert Harrington, Kappa Sig-
ma, Jack Gelder, Phi Gamma Delta,
William Bavinger, Sigma Phi, and
Hugh Estes, Delta Upsilon. Faculty
and city members also receiving keys
are: Prof. Jesse Ormondroyd of the
engineering school, Lambda Chi Al-
pha, Mr. Herbert Watkins, Trigon,
Mr. Charles Graham, Psi Upsilon and
Assistant Dean of Students Walter B.
Rea, Phi Gamma Delta.
78 Policemen
Taken To Court
Officers Of Detroit Force
Face Arraignment
(By The Associated Press)
Seventy-eight policemen were tak-
en into Circuit Judge Homer Fer-
guson's court yesterday afternoon
with nearly a score of men reputed
to be active in the policy racket, to
face arraignment on charges that
they corrupted justice by allowing
the numbers game to flourish in De-
They were there to answer the most
recent grand-jury indictment which
accused former Mayor Richard Read-
ing, Prosecutor Duncan C. McCrea
and 133 others of accepting money in
return for favors to the policy oper-
The jury investigating graft and
gambling charged Reading, mayor in
1938 and 1939, with conspiring to'
protect the policy house racket, esti-
mated to have done a $10,000,000 an-
nual business here for many years, in
in yesterday's session.
Accused with Reading were Dun-
can C. McCrea, Wayne County Prose-
cutor; Fred W. Frahm, recently de-
posed as Detroit Police Superintend-
ent; Harry Colburn, McCrea's chief
investigator, and 78 present or for-
mer members of the police depart-

It's 'New Yorker?' No!
It's Garg, Out Today
The Gargoyle, in its own inimitable
manner will make appearance on the
campus today, guised in the manner
of the "New Yorker" magazine. The
chameleon act, according to its edi-
tor, Ellis Wunsch, is in accordance
with the publications habit in recent
vears of taoknL on tha annpa~n,.e of

Bureau To Discuss
Industry Standards
"Obtaining Employe Acceptance of
Methods Development and Produc-
tion Standards" will be considered at
the second of a series of closed round
tables sponsored by the Bureau of
Industrial Research, today and to-
morrow in the Rackham Building.
More than 16 representatives of
eight selected companies engaged in
the metal industry have signified their
intention to attend the round table,
and it is expected that two more con-
cerns will send delegates.
The results of the discussions will
be included with the results of other
work of the Bureau for the year and
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