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ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAIN, SATU1DAY, lOV. 11, 1939

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Hitler After Escape From Munich

S . Citizens
Withdraw
om Holland

Prop aganda'
Is Institute's
Closing Topic
Noted Reporter Asserts
Press Appeases Hitler
By fighting Communism
Final Registration
Total Reaches 1.217

Varsity

To Try Coeac

Against Minnesota

Toda

,Belgium And Netherlands
Speed Defense Program
Against Possible Attack
Nazi Blast Victims
Get State Funeral
A iSTERAM, Nov. 10.-)-The
United States Consulate announced
tonight that Americans would be ad-
vised tomorrow to leave the Nether-
lands, which like neighboring Belgim
was speediWg precautionary deferse
measures,,
The Cosulate said Americans
would be told that now "is a good
time to get wives and dispensable
American members of their staffs
out o f the ;outry."
eo action would be taken, it add-
ed, upon the advice of United Sttes
Minister George A. Gordon at the
-Hage following inquiries by Ameri-
can busness men. There are about
1000 Americns in the Netherlands.
T l (ose Border
lt aw" understoodc that if there
should beany German action against
the letherlands, the Belgian border
Mltartymeasures proceeded apace
in ..tio to Lowland countries, al-
tho gb st11l without official explana-
tln.
IT the -Netherlands they included
he flooding of sections of the Aa-
*tion: *Vital ."water ine," the sm-
moi,;g ofamibulance units to duty
at. the Hague-presumably against
possile air raids-and requisitioning
of. buses.
11n1 tr a were held in readiness
to rerove civilians from flooded areas
and posible border danger points.
Beium.had increased her mobili-
zati or t a near pea figure of .600,.-
Northern Canals Opened -'
Ml y authorities m Brussels an-
nouehowiv th'e reopening of
certainr rn canals, a move taken
as. a4~ ind blpo that the Belgians did
not coni the inteational situa-
critl d. T canals lie between
the Albi and the Netherlands
border nd 9rm a direct route to
Germany.,
TIhe tense feeling in the Nether-
lands was inrefsed by the fact that
no official explaation yet had been
mnade to lift tie mystery of a strange
slid&~i Tfldb0ttngs'night on the
Netheila ssIde of the German fron-
tier near Venloo.
State Funeral Set
For Blt Victim
BERLIN, Nov. 10.-V)-A missile
apparently aimed at a huge picture
of Adolf Hiti tdday smashed a plate
glass window in the Berlin store of
Heinrich Hoffman, the Fuehrer's per-
sonal photographer.
S .The incident came as Nazi authori-
ties prepared a State funeral tomor-
row for the seven victins of the Mu-
nich beer cellar explosion.
Hoffman was one of the Nazi vet-
erans who atte ided Wednesday's cele-
bration of the 1923 Putsch and, like
Hitler, e aped by minutes the blast
whi0h wrecked the party shrine.
Rudolf Hess, Hitler's deputy in Nazi
party affs4rs, will deliver the eulogy
at the mass funeral tomorrow.
The new "martyrs" to the N'zi
cause lay In state today before the
1MunicV 0 Field arshal's Hall, where
16 party mebers fell under gunfire
in the abortive 1923 putsch.-
An official'order directed that the
public be permitted to file past the
caskets until the time of the services.
Authorities announced meanwhile
they t d produced no clues in their
search through the pile of debris left
by the blast, which injured 63 per-
sons.
A commission of crimonologists
conducted an inquiry and police
pressed a nationwide hunt for sus-

pects.
Monsignor Cesare Orsenigo, Papal
Nuncio of Berlin, called upon Hitler
today to express the felicitations of
Pope Pius XIII on his escape.
Paris Sees German
Attack On Holland
PARIS, Nov. 10.-(P)-News that
the Netherlands had decided to flood
its first defense lines heightened the
impression in Paris tonight that the
small lowland state was in danger of

For Third Big Ten Victor

Returns To Action

Fuehrer Adolf Hitler (center), closely surrounded by his Nazi col-
leagues, including Field Marshal Goering (right center), is shown as
he returned to Berlin following his escape from an apparent assassina-
tion attempt in Munich. This picture was radioed from Berlin to
New York.

Brown Uroes'
Of Acconting
State System Outmoded,
Auditor General States
At Accountants' Meeting
The present accounting system
used by the state of Michigan in1
handling financial dealings with
local governmental bodies must be
brought up to date to- handle new
problems in the allocation of..funds,;
Vernon J. Brown, Auditor-General
of Michigan, told more than 200
members of the Michigan Association
of Certified Public Accountants at
a luncheon yesterday in the League.
The gradual centralization of gov-
ernmental authority in the state was
brought about originally by the coun-;
ty governments' raising property1
taxes to too high a level, Brown, one'
of the featured speakers at the 15th
annual Michigan Apcounting Confer-I
ence, explained. 'The state ahthorP
ties, by means of : indire't '.taxes,
have been able to quiet the protests
of the taxpayers and at the-same time
hand an increased amount of funds
to the county officiaas, he con-;
tinued.
Anew system, he concluded, one
which can give everyone, from tax-
payer to administrator, a day-by-
day, understandable account for all
public money which has been dis-
bursed, must be developed.
The Conference opened with two
ropnd table discussions at 9:30 a.m.
yesterday in the Rackham Building.
The \ first considered "Some Prob-
lems of Governmental Accounting,"
while the other took up "Practical
Auditing Procedures for Inventories
and Receivables."
Speaking on the subject of "Valu-
(Continued on Page. 2)
Marley Addresses
rIhel apyMeeting
The individual of today must in-
tegrate life within himself with the
life of the rest of society if he is to
achieve happiness, Rev. Harold P.
Marley told a group of seventy mem-
bers of the Michigan State Occupa-
tional Therapy Association at dinner
last night.
"While we recognize individual
differences," Mr. Marley indicated,
"individuals are a part of the whole
with collective interests and are an
integral part of their environment."
Earlier in the day, Miss Dorothy
Ketcham addressed the group and
told of the work of the social workers
in the Hospital. Dr, Henry K. Ran-
som, Department of Surgery, illus-
trated with slides certain surgical
rases with whom Occupational Ther-
apists could do important work,
Dr. David VanderSlice
Elected To Health Post
Dr. David VanderSlice, instructor
in public health, was elected treas-

Fund Approval
Insutres "Union
Opera Revival
Im1mediate Appoin tment
Of Committee'Chairmen'
To Start Mimes Work
The final barrier to the revival of
tradition-laden Union Operas was re-
moved yesterday when the Union Fi-
nance Committee approved a budget
for a production this year.
Work on the Opera will begin im-
mediately, according to Don Tread-
well, '40, president of the Union.
Chairmen of the costumes, 'music,
scenery and properties, dance, make-
up, personnel and publicity commit-
tees will be named within a fi:w days.
Plans for the Opera were begun
early this semester after a two-day
survey had indicated that there wo!ild
be sufficient talent for a productior>.
When more than 250 men registered
for participation in the Opera, the
Union Board, of Directors approved
the revival attempt and'a'budget com-
mittee, under the direction of James
Halligan, '40F&C, and Charles R. Mix,
'40; began Work on a budget.X
"Attempts to revive the Union
Opera failed in 1934 and 1935," Tread-
*ell stated, "and it seems certain that
if this year's production is to be suc-
cessful the support of the entire cam-
pus must be behind it."
Founded in 1907, the Union Opera
became one of the most popular cam-
pus institutions. During its heyday
as many as 500 students tried out
yearly for its choruses, orchestras,
casts and committees, and several
shows Went on tour throughout the
country. This is the third attempt
at revival of the Opera since it was
abandoned in 1930.
The history of the Union and the
Opera are bound up closely together.,
It was the Opera that supplied funds
for the extension of the Union.
During the 23 years of its existence,
the Opera had a gross income of
more than $800,000, resulting in a'
net profit of nearly $150,000, and
played before audiences totaling ap-
proximately 400,000 persons.

"The danger of a new crusade on
the part of the American press to
make the world safe for democracy
is very slight," Jay Allen, noted for-
eign correspondent, told the closing
session of the 10th Annual Parent
Education Institute yesterday in -the
Lecture Hall of the Rackham Build-
ing.
Newspapers are playing up the
Communist threat, he said, in order
to cover their current policies of ap-
peasing Hitler. The reason: the
American press, according to Allen,
fears the threat of communism far
more than that of fascism.
In the World War, Allen declared,
we fought to make the world safe
for democracy and succeeded. He
pointed out that the Central Euro-
pean peoples were freed, the League
of Nations was organized, France
instituted democratic reforms-all
these were steps toward a fuller real-
ization of democracy, but "democracy
was not made safe for .the world."
French manufacturers still hated the
Germans,. he explained, and to cap
it all, Hitler was regarded as "the
savior of the Western World."
If the United States is supposed to
be a "push over" for propaganda,
Allen explained, America would have
entered the. war. on the side of the
Central Powers because Germany and
her allies spend more money on pro-
paganda here than Britain and
France.
America went into the war, on the
other - hand he said, because the
people believed "the ideals represent-
ed by the Central Powers were direct-
ly opposed to individual liberties and
democracy.:"
Immediately following his address,
AUen ~le a forum on "When In-
structed-When Propagandized." The
confrerees, including Barclay Ache-
son of the Reader's Digest, S.L.A.
(Continued on Page 6)
Jewish Author
to Spea Here
Lewisohn Will Discuss
Anti-Semitic Problem
Ludwig Lewisohn, author of "Up-
stream," "The Island Within," and
many other books will give a talk on
"The Jewish Problem-The Answer"
at 8:15 p.m. tomorrow in the Rack-
ham Auditorium under the auspices
of the Hillel Foundation.
In his speech Lewisohn will dis-
cuss the rise of anti-Semitism and
will try to answer why the Jewish
people can find no peace in the dis-
persion. He will consider who is at
fault or whether the difficulty is an
inherent one that can be removed
only by a sociological and creative
act.
The author of 11 novels as' well as
a number of anthologies and books
on Jewish problems, Lewisohn has
been actively engaged in Zionist
activities during the last few years
and holds the position of honorary
secretary of the American Zionist
Organization.

They must be prepared to lose the
Cartoon's Past
.SubecO* fArt
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Wolverines Need Win To Keep Dimn
Title Chances Alive; Evashevski,
Kromer Are Slated To Start
By MEL FINEBERG
Michigan's Wolverines, intact but more than slightly frayed a
positions, will reach for some of the football glory that was to be thet
a tarnished Golden Gopher squad invades the stadium this afternoc
game that will decide nothing more lasting than the possession of the
Little Brown Jug.
Both Michigan and Minnesota, pre-season favorites with North
to win the Big Ten title, are practically out of the championship con
The Wolverines, still hanging grimly on, need a victory today to
within mathematical reaching distance of a tie while the Gophers,
ning, can only redeem what has been a miserable season.
Beaten back by Illinois last Saturday in what the Wolverines, to
expected to be a breather, Michigan must regain the confidence los
Illini defeat and to add to their woes, the Wolverines are not at ton si

Paul Kromer, Tom Harmon's
running mate and companion
"Touchdown Twin," starts today's
game against Minnesota'q Gophers
after early season injuries had,
forced him out of last week's game
against the Illini.
F DR Approval
Of* Ship Line
Proposal ee
President Planning Relief
Program To Aid Seamen
Hurt ByNeutrality Act
WASHINGTON, Nov. 1Q. -(_)-
The proposal to transfer eight United
States Lines vessels to the Panama
flag. caused 'new disagreements .in
Roosevelt ranks today, but White
House callers predicted that the
President ultimately would approve.
the plan.
Meanwhile Mr. Roosevelt disclosed
he was working on a far-reaching.
program to afford relief to many of
the thousands of seamen whose liveli-
hood is threatened by the fact that
the Neutrality Act bars American
ships and American crews from the
war zones. The program includes
sending, the seamen to training
schools at government expense, giv-
ing them unemployment insurance
and other relief.
The flag transfer proposal, made
by the United States Lines, drew
from Rep. Sam Rayburn (Dem.-Tex.)
! House ,Democratic leader, the flat
statement "I'm opposed to it." Sen-
ator Pittman (Dem.-Nev.), chair-
man of the Senate Foreign Relations
Committee and leader of the fight
for the new Neutrality Act, asserted
that "our government should be"
super-cautious in subjecting itself to
any criticism, or even suspicion, of
evasion of neutrality."
Previously Secretary Hull had op-
posed the plan, which would enable
the ships to carry on trade with
areas forbidden to American-flag
vessels. The Maritime Commission
has favored the proposal but has
held up a final decision pending a
verdict by Mr. Roosevelt.
Today the President called in three
men for a discussion of the human
elements of the problem after an-
nouncing that he saw no legal objec-
tions. The three were leaders of
maritime labor - Joseph Curran,
head of the National Maritime Union
(CIO), Joseph Ryan, of the Inter-
national Longshoremen's Association
'(AFL) and Matthew Dushane, of the
Seafarers International Union. After
the conference, Curran said:
"There is a definite indication that
the ships will be transferred,"
Students To Broadcast
Predictions Of Game

Animated Short's History
Tomorrow Features
Disney Creations
Mickey Mouse's family tree will be
traced when the Art Cinema League
presents the second of its series of
memorable motion picture produc-
tions, "A Short History of Anima-
tion," tomorrow at the Lydia Men-
delssohn Theatre.
The collection will depict the his-
toric and artistic development of the
animated cartoon from the first
crude efforts in 1879 to "The Three
Little Pigs," a French version of
which will be shown.
Included in the collection are" Ger-
tie the Dinosaur," animated by Wind-
sor McCay in 1909; "Mutt and Jeff,"
adapted from Bud Fisher's comic
strip,-and 'Felix the Cat," produced
by Pat Sullivan. durig 1919-1932.
Six of Walt Disney's=cartoons will
be featured, including. "Newman's
Laugh-O-Gral s,' iis first effort
produced in 1920, "Steamboat Willie,"
the debut of Mickey Mouse, and
"Flowers and Trees," the first use of
color in cartoons.
The League box office will be open
tomorrow. There will be a matinee
performance at 3:15 p.m. and eve-.
ning performance at 8:15 p.m. The
cost of membership in the Art Cine-
ma League includes admission to the
series, and single tickets will not be
sold.

ervices of Forest Evas
jured his ankle in la
and who may be foi
time. The big quarte
ker in the Wolverine
stone wall on defense,
that,;nothing is certa
Kromer I
The team has been
the return of Paul I
down Twin of Tom
stayed out of the Ii
rest for Minnesota
halfback, top Michi
year, injured his leg
gan State game and
seen action only in
last year it was Kro
the lone Michigan to
the Gophers.
But Minnesota als
of troubles. Sy J
left tackle, will not
at all tmorrow due
elbow. Sophomore :
will replace him 1ir t
up. Bob Smith,-Go
Harold Van Every,
suffered minor leg
Northwestern game,
Van Every Ol
The Wolverines ha
Van ' Every in actik
ago he came .in theE
heralded' sophomore -
the injured Andy 'Ur
ly proceeded to mal
of a. Michigan team
on gamely until then,
of the game with an
last 12 minutes, he tl
the second one for a
Gophers converted t
verlnes, 7-6, to beco$r.
that has played Micl
five times to win fiv(
With the Little B
ingly about to retur
4nn Arbor resting
will present an enti
sive today. The Wc
pected to break out
passes and -for the
year may really op
first four victories
State, Iowa, Chicago
never imperative t1
ines vary their attar
nois, they- never had
to uae any plays. B
be different. Minn
ously weak against-
games this year, thrf
lost and one of whir
Gophers have seen (
50 passes and comaJ
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Students Favor Arm increaseo
Cash An Carry In Opinion Poll

Ships'_Faults.
Edison States That Flaws
Can Be Corrected
WASHINGTON, Nov. 10. -(AP)-
The Navy officially admitted today
that some of its newest destroyers
lacked sufficient stability and that
faults had developed m the construc-
tion of certain cruisers.
However, Charles Edison, Acting
Secretary of the Navy, said in re-
sponse to an inquiry from Sen. Arth-
ur H. Vandenberg (Rep.-Mich.) that
measures already had been taken
"which are fully adequate to correct
the unsatisfactory features." -
The destroyers, Edison said, were
found to be overweight and to lack
the stability "considered necessary
for satisfactory service operation."
The steel stern posts of several 10,060
ton heavy cruisers of the Louisville-
Chester class cracked, but they were
replaced years ago, he explained.
Speaking of the destroyers, he

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By .ROY BUEHLER
Favoring a policy of cash and carry
trade, increase of armaments and of
keeping American ships out of dan-
ger zones, the campus response to a
recent Bureau of Student Opinion
poll corresponded in many respects
with the current trend in administra-
tion policy,
Opinion on war trade policy was
divided as follows in the question:
'' Regardles of present legislation,
what do you think the United States'
policy should be concerning the sale
of googds to f the Alies?"
Men Women
% Co
Require cash a. 61 50
00-day credit . .. 6 6
No sales . < . .,+. 24 26

the campus ROTC unit, in comment-
ing on these figures, agreed that men
with military training may be expect-
ed to favor defense measures because,
he said, they are in a position to see
the vital need for adequate defense.
"Men in the U.S. Army are not "fire-
eaters' as so often depicted, but they
do realize that the present par is
a world problem, not only European.
and that safety lies in strength."
Reject Foreign. Tria .'
An overwhelming majority of stu-
dents on campus rejected the propo-
sition that United States vessels be
allowed to transport goods!t to the"
belligerents. The results were:-
Men Women
Opposed ... ..,. . .... .95 85

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Armistice Pro
Arranges
A special carillo
been arranged by Pr
for 11 a.m. today
Armistice Day inc
the general North
gram for "Peace Day
Just before the clov
a trumpeter will si
Post" from the to:
After the two min
Reveille will be sou.
11:02. The carillon1

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low, opening with th
Funebre" (Funeral

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said
"It can be stated without reserva- r
tion that they will be superior tot
the earlier types and that they will
give years of valuable peace-time
servicevand greater reliability and
effectiveness in time of war."

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Patriotic airs of
France, Germany, C
the Dominions, Ital
states will' end th

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Sillanpaa Awarded 1'

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