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No Change In Temperature.
VOL L. No. 172 Z-323 ANN ARBOR, MICHIgAN, SATURDAY, MAY 25, 1940

And The War...

Places 19 Men
In Conference
Indiana Has 13 Qualifiers,
Becoming Chief Threat
To Wolverines' Hold
On Track Championship
Nine Loses, 2-1
To Gopher Team
EVANSTON, Ill., May 24-Fight-
ing valiantly to keep their long-
standing Western Conference track
empire intact, Michigan's mighty
Wolverines unleashed their heaviest
artillery here in Dyche Stadium this
afternoon to lead the way in the
opening-day activities of the 40th
annual outdoor championships.
All in al, Ken Doherty's powerful
squad qualified 19 men for tomor-
row's final events, which makes
Wolverine hopes appear exceedingly
bright when compared to 13 posi-
tions that the charging and threat-
ening Hoosiers from Indiana were
able to gain in the preliminary tests.
But don't count the Hoosiers out
as yet. Four of those 13 spots on
tomorrow's card will be filled by a
very able, in fact phenomenal, lad
named Roy Cochran. Although he is
holder of the World's indoor quarter
mile mark, the Indiana ace didn't
even enter that race today. Instead
he concentrated on the shorter
events and managed to come through
in the 100 and 220-yard dashes, the
broad jump and low hurdles. If
Coach Billy Hayes' strategy works
and Cochran wins some of these
events, this track meet has possibil-
ities of an amazing struggle when
tomorrow arrives.
But as the experts predicted, it
will be a two-team race and nothing
more this year. Besides the Wolver-
ines and Hoosiers, Ohio State and
Wisconsin made the best showings
today as far as the hopeless class
was concerned. Each qualified 10
men for tomorrow's interesting get-
One Big Ten record went crash-
ing to earth today, and that came
(Continued on Page 3)
Bond Defeated
On Late Homer
(Special To The Daily)
MINNEAPOLIS, May 24.-A gal-
lant Michigan baseball team watched
its title hopes 'sail into oblivion on
the wings of 'a ninth-inning home
run. by George Boerner that gave
Minnesota a 2-1 victory over the
Wolverines here today.
The clout broke up a keen pitch-
ing duel between Lyle Bond and Bill
Anderson, Gophers' sensational soph-
omore ace. The rival hurlers'had giv-
en up five hits apiece until Boerner
stepped up to the plate to open Min-
nesota's half of the ninth.
Boerner caught hold of Bond's first
pitch and drove it far over Davie
Nelson's head in deep right field to
make the circuit and knock the Var-
sity out of the running for the crown.
The defeat was doubly disappoint-
ing to the Wolverines who learned
immediately after the game that
Northwestern had been upset by Ohio
State, 3-2, at Evanston. The Wild-
cat setback would have left the way
open for Michigan to gain a tie for

the Big Ten championship had the
Wolverines defeated Minnesota.
Michigan threatened to score early
in the game. Bill Steppon, first man
up in the second, singled to left field.
With Fred Trosko at bat, Steppon
broke for second on a hit and run
play. Trosko smashed a line drive
right into the hands of Jack Langan
at third base, however, and Steppon
was doubled up at first.
Coach Ray Fisher's forces broke
(Continued on Page 3)
letm en Remain
In Fourth Place
(Speciel To The Daily)
EVANSTON, Ill.. May 24.-Coach
LeRoy Weir's Michigan tennis team
ran into some stiff opposition today
and when the smoke of the second
round of the Conference meet had
cleared, all that the Wolverines had
managed to do was retain fourth
Sole survivors of today's tests was
the~ third doubles team of Harry Kohl

Campus Anti-War Sentiment
Is Rising, Opinion Poll Reveals

80 Per Cent Of Students
Say That United State4
Should Not Declare War
Anti-war sentiment on the Uni-
versity campus has surged upward
since the early stages of the Euro-
pean war last October, a Bureau of
Student Opinion poll revealed yes-
While headlines told of Nazi
bombs dropping on England this
week, 80 percent of a cross-section
sample of Michigan students main-
tain that the United States should
not declare war on Germany even
if it appears that Germany is de-
feating France and England. This
is an increase of seven percent over
the 73 percent who made the same
declaration last October when the
combat was confined to barrages of
propaganda leaflets.
The question was stated: "If it
Retires July 21

appears that Germany is defeating I
England and France,wshould the
United States declare war on Ger-
many and send our army and navy
to Europe to fight?"
Ten percent answered the ques-
tion "yes," saying that the United
States should declare war on, Ger-
many, while ten percent expressed
no opinion.
Members of the fair sex as usual
exploited their female vacillation, 63
percent indicating that we should
not declare war on Germany by
answering "no" last October, while
81 percent declared "no" today.
Male opinion changed less but
represented the same opinion ex-
pressed by the women; 77 percent
answered "no intervention" in Oc-
tober and 79 percent said "no" to-
The poll, conducted under the di-
rection of James Vicary, '40, can-'
vassed 335 students between noon of
May 21 and the meridian of May 23.
They were selected on the basis of
school enrollment, class, and sex,
to approximate the proportions
found in official University statis-
To check the validity of compari-
(Continued on Page 6)
Victory Dinner
Monday To Fete
Dorm Athletes
Ruthven, Faculty, Coaches
Will Head Guest List
At West Quad Banquet
A giant "Victory Dinner" will be
held simultaneously Monday in all
houses of the West Quadrangle in
honor of champion dormitory teams
and freshman numeral winners.
Fletcher Hall will also participate,
giving its dinner in a West Quad-
rangle dining hall.
Awards to the teams were made in
the residence hall division of intra-
mural sports, and the freshmen num-
erals in the various branches of ath-
letics. President Ruthven will be
the guest of honor at Lloyd House's
Other Lloyd House guests will be
Prof. Karl Litzenberg, Prof. Elmer D.
Mitchell, Intramural Director and
chairman of the Department of Phys-
ical Education; Dr. Joseph E. Kallen-
bach, resident adviser of Fletcher
Hall; A. A. James, Intramural De-
partment Sports Instructor; Ray -
mond Courtright, varsity golf coach;
Clarence Munn, varsity line coach;
Robert Palmer, '40, varsity golf cap-
tain; Don Wirtchafter, Michigan
Daily sports editor; Arnold Larsen,
'42, intramural All-Star in football,
and Forest Evashevski, '41, varsity
football captain-elect.
Guests of Wenley House will be
Dean Joseph A. Bursley, John John-
stone, Intramural Department sports
instructor; Ernest McCoy, freshman
baseball coach; Archie Kodros, '40,
(Continued on Page 2)
Liner Leaves For Ireland
NEW YORK. May 24.-(P)--WitD,
searchlights trained on her Amer-
ican flags, the United States Liner
President Roosevelt steamed toward
Ireland tonight on her second voy-
age since the outbreak of the war
to bring back Americans seeking the
safety of their homeland.

* * *
Prof. Lorch's
Lon Service
To End July 21.
Ex-Dean Of Architecture
School Plans To Retire
On ReachingAge Limit
Prof. Emil Lorch of the College
of Architecture and Design will re-
tire from the University faculty July
21, when he will have attained the
age-limit of 70 years, it was an-
nounced by the Board of Regents
following their meeting yesterday.
Educated at the Massachusetts In-
stitute of Technology, Harvard Uni-
versity and in Paris, France, Pro-
fessor Lorch came to the University
in 1906. He directed the reestablish-
ment of the architecture college
which had been imperative for sev-
eral years and served as its direc-
tor until 1936.
Professor Lorch retired from ad-
ministrative duties that year to take
over a teaching position, although he
has constantly been active in archi-
tecture work.
He served on the Detroit-Belle Isle
Bridge Commission before taking up
his duties at the University. Profes-
sor Lorch was affiliated with the De-
troit Municipal Art School in 1902
and 1903 and president of the Na-
tional Council of Architectural Reg-
ulation in 1921.

Kellogg Gift
Of $110,850
Is Accepted
Pediatrics Department
Gets $100,000; Hospital
To Be Given $10,850
Other Gifts Total
More Than $15,000
The pedriatics department of the
Medical School has been granted
$100,000 for "reorganization," by the
W. K. Kellogg Foundation of Battle
Creek, it was announced following
the meeting of the Board of Regents
No actual reorganization of the
department is planned, however, Dr.
Albert C. Furstenberg, dean of the
School, said last night. Expansion
of facilities and personnel of the
department will be undertaken with
the funds made available by the
Kellogg grant.
Another grant of $10,850 dollars
was accepted by the Regents from
the Foundation, for use in altering
and remodeling space in the Univer-
sity Hospital to be devoted to chest
X-ray examinations.
Additional gifts to the University
amounted to more than $15,000,
bringing the total accepted by the
Regents yesterday to a figure in ex-
cess of $126,000.
The McGregor Fund Trustees of
Detroit have granted $1,687 for
maintenance and a special fund for
the McMath-Hulbert Observatory at
Lake Angelus. Judge H. S. Hulbert
of Detroit gave $1,560 to the
Matthew C. Hulbert Memorial Fund,
which was also accepted by the
Establishment of the E. C. and
Nellie Mills Fund, to make possible
'prizes for theses on dentistry and
related subjects, was announced, fol-
lowing the acceptance of $1,000 given
by Dr. E. C. Mills of Columbus, .
The Architecture Creative Arts
Fund has been awarded $2,400 by the
Earhart Foundation, the Regents an-
nounced; while Aaron Mendelson
granted $750 for maintenance of the
Aaron Mendelson Memorial Research
A grant of $500 was accepted by
the Regents from the University
Music Society to help cover publica-
tion costs of the memorial edition
of "Notes on the Literature of the
Piano," by the late Prof. Albert A.
Lockwood of the School of Music.
Martha Cook ' Dormitory contrib-
uted more than $1,100 for scholar-
ships, accepted by the. Board. Pro-
ceeds from the Sophomore Cabaret
came to more than $200. Pan-Hel-
lenic Society and the League do-
nated $800 and Assembly $500 for
furnishing rooms in the Health Ser-
Museum Group
Hears Ruthven
AAM Convention Closes
With President's Talk
Opening the third and final day
of the 35th annual convention of
the American Association of Mu-
seums yesterday, in the Rackham
Amphitheatre, President Ruthven
pointed out that there is a definite
need of scientific and professional
training for good museum work.
Speaking on the basis of his long

experience in museum work and as
former director of the Universit3
Museums, President Ruthven urgec
that more emphasis be placed or
such professional training in college!
fand universities.
His talk was followed by a sym-
posium conducted by Dr. Theodore
Sizer, director of the Yale Art Gal.
lery, Yale University, and Dr. Carl
E. Guthe, director of the University
Iter4A9-op Lou"C
Takes A pplicationli
IFor IiaIiesideacc
Y Applications for membership in th4
- men's cooperative houses are now be,
e ing accepted by the Inter-Coopera"
1 tive Council, according to Harolc
d Osterweil, '41, chairman of the Per,
a sonnel Committee.
Men students interested in room
I ing or boarding in a cooperative
Snext semester are urged to phony
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Tutorial Plan
Deadline Set
By Congress
The deadline for applications for
Congress' tutorial plan will be 5
p.m. today, Robert Mack, '42, chair-
man of the Scholarship Commit-
tee, announced yesterday.
The tutorial plan, which has been
in operation since March 1, consists
of a method whereby students defi-
cient in certain subjects may be
coached in them at a low expense.
There is ahconstantly increasing
number of students wishing to be
tutored, Mack pointed out, and the
tutors are now beginning to need
much of their time for studying for
their final examinations. It is for
that reason that the deadline has
been set.
Under the plan, students who ap-
ply may be tutored for 20 cents an
hour by other students who offer
their services. Professional tutoring N
varies -in cost from $1.00 to $2.00 '
an hour and is out of reach of the <
average student because of the t
price, Mack explained.
1,600 Seniors
To Swing Out
Of University
Varsity Band Will Lead
All Departing Graduates
In Rites Tomorrow
Swing Out, the traditional last
trek of Senior Classes around the
University campus, will start at 4:30
p.m. tomorrow at the library steps,
according to an announcement made
yesterday by Thomas Tussing, '40,
chairman in charge of arrangements.
Approximately 1600 members of
the class of 1940 are expected to
participate in the procession which
will proceed to Hill Auditorium
where the day's activity will be cli-
maxed by a short address by vice-
president of the University, Shirley
W. Smith.
The University Band will play the
role of a Pied Piper to lead the par-
ading students from the library steps,
steps, down the diagonal through the
Engineering Arch, westward on South
University Avenue to the Union and
thence up State and North Univer-
sity avenues, to the auditorium.
In case of inclement weathet, how-
ever, all seniors are to go directly to
Hill Auditorium for the ceremony
there. Francis P. Hogan, president
tof te Senior Class, will introduce
the main speaker, Mr. Smith, after
delivering a short address as pres-
ident of the class of 1940. The pro-
gram will be completed with the
playing of "The Yellow and Blue"
by the Band.

Germans Reach Channel
South Of Calais; English
Fleet Believed In Battle

Rutlhven Will Accept McGregor
TeleScope At Dedication Today,

President Ruthven will accept the
new McGregor Building and the Mc-
Gregor Tower Telescope on behalf
of the University from the McGregor
Fund Trustees in dedication rites
scheduled to begin at 2:30 p.m. today
at Lake Angelus.
An addition to the McMath-Hul-
bert Observatory ,the new plant will
be formally presented by the Hon. H.
S. Hulbert, president of the Trustees.
Dr. R. R. McMath, director of the
Observatory, and Prof. Heber D. Cur-
tis, director of University observa-
tories, will accept the plant on be-
half of the McMath-Hulbert Observ-
Invitations to the ceremony have
been mailed to 100 prospective guests,

have been mailed as announcements
of the opening of the new gift to
more than 400 astronomers, observa-
tories and scientific groups all over
the world.
Besides the building and the at-
tached 70-foot tower telescope, the
Fund has endowed the plant for par-
tial support over a five-year period.
Forming a part of the Lake Angelu
astronomical plant which was opened
in 1929 and deeded to the University
in 1931, the main building of the lat-
est addition covers an area of more
than 5,600 square feet. Together with
the tower telescope, it will be devote
to the study of energy phenomena
of the sun,
The tower is specially constructed
of steel to do away with possible

The man who will be at the helm
at Sigma Rho Tau's 11th annual
Tung Oil Banquet Tuesday in the
League is Prof. Roger L. Morrison of
the highway engineering depart-
ment, one of the most active sup-
porters of the Stump Speakers' So-
It is Professor Morrison who will
wield the famous Sigma Rho Tau
standard-sized traffic light, steam-
boat whistle and cannon to control
the impromptu speeches of the var-
ious members of the faculty who will
be called upon, and give a bronze
stump and wreath made of Tung Oil
flowers to the winner.
When Professor Morrison wants
one of his colleagues to begin speak-
ing he turns on the green light. He
uses the yellow one to warn the

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