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Weather
Fair and slightly warmer today.
Cloudy tomorrow.

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Editorial
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VOL. L. No. 56 Z-323 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, WEDNESDAY, NOV. 29, 1939

PRICE FiVE CENTS

Evashevski Named
1940 Grid Captain;
Harmon Honored

Galens Plan Annual Tag Day Drive
To Benefit Handicapped Children

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Team Selects 'Hammer'
Most Valuable Player;
'All-Opponents' Picked
Howarth Is Chosen
As Senior Manager
By MASE GOULD
Forest Evashevski, 200-pound quar-
terback from Detroit and a spark-'
plug in the Wolverine backfield for
the past two years yesterday was
elected captain of Michigan's 1940
football team and Tom Harmon, sen-
sational running and passing half-'
back, was chosen the most valuable
player on the squad by his team-
mates.
Nicknamed "One-Man Gang" by
his mates last year, Evashevski was
a driving force behind the success of
Coach Fritz Crisler's first two Wol-
verine elevens. His signal-calling hasB
been termed by many experts as "next
to infallible" and his great blockingg
and tackling was instrumental in all
12 victories which the Wolverines
have gained since Crisler took over
the head coaching duties last year.V
An ankle injury sustained early in
the Illinois game lessened his block-
ing effectiveness perceptibly and was
an important factor in Coach Bob
Zuppke's surprise win over the Wol-
verines. The injury kept him out of
the Minnesota encounter the follow-
ing week, which Michigan dropped,
20-7, but Evie came back with bril-
liant performances against Penn and
Ohio State.
Although Evashevski very seldom
carried the ball this year, preferring
instead a blocking role exclusively on
the attack, he did enter the scoring
column three times during the season
by snaring touchdown passes from
Tom Harmon.
Harmon's claim to the most valu-
able work on the team should go al-
most without saying. He was Michi-
gan's "climax" runner, without
whom the Wolverines would have
been just another ball team. In
addition, he was a feared passer,
clicking for touchdowns on his three
tosses to Evashevski and also on one
to Ed Czak against Pennsylvania All
(Continued on Page 3)
Labor Dispute
Comes To End
Chrysler And CIO Agree;
Pickets To Withdraw
DETROIT, Nov. 28.-(MP--A basis
for settlement of the Chrysler Corp-
oration labor dispute was agreed up-
on tonight by the management and
the CIO-United Automobile Workers
Union.
The agreement reached tonight be-
tween the heads of the Union and the
Corporation was to be presented to
UAW-CIO locals tomorrow for ratifi-
cation and the first of the wokers
were expected to be back at their
jobs by Thursday.
James F. Dewey,, Federal condili-
tor, K. T. Keller, president of the
Chrysler Corporation, and Philip
Murray, vice-president of the Con-
gress of Industrial Organizations, is-
sued the following statement:
"The conferees representing the
Chrysler Corporation and the con-
ferees representing the UAW-CIO
reached an agreement tonight which
is now being reduced to writing.
"In order to prevent confusion in
returning employes to work and pre-
paring the plants for opening on
Thursday the UAW has agreed to
withdraw its picket lines Wednesday
morning and the Corporation has
agreed to close the Dodge main,
Dodge truck and Dodge forge plants
on Wednesday to all employes except
foremen.

Prof. Moore Addresses
Tau Betes in Pittsburg
Prof. A. D. Moore, of the Depart-
ment of Electrical Engineering, spoke
in Pittsburgh yesterday at the fall
initiation banquet of the Carnegie
Tech chapter of Tau Beta Pi national
engineering honor society.
Professor Moore was right at home
for two reasons. He is a past presi-

New Football Pilot

CAPTAIN EVASHEVSKI

Verein Hears
Talk On China
By Ruth Wendt
Miss Ruth Wendt, resident coun-
sellor of Mosher Hall, opened the
annual lecture series of the Deuts-
cher Verein last night with an il-
lustrated account of her two year
stay in China.
Life in China, Miss Wendt said,
becomes boring after a short while,
for the foreigner, inasmuch as there
is little in common with the natives.
For one thing, life in the cities,
where the foreigners congregate, is
very international and petty in-
trigues and the differences in tongue
make insurmountable obstacles to
any get-together. For amusement,
especially in Shanghai, the foreigner
turns to sports, racing, and for the
most part, drinking.
Shanghai is much like Buenos
Aires, Argentine, Miss Wendt said,
because of the international aspect
and the geographical location. She
also spent several months in Han-
kow, which before the war began,
was a lively university town. Dur-
ing air raids, Miss Wendt said the
greatest fear was for the water sup-
ply.
This lecture, the first in the 'eries,
will be followed by five others at
future meetings, Gertrude Frey, '41,
'president, said. A Christmas party
-is being planned for Dec. 11 in the
League.
Talks Planned
011 Wage Act
Economics Club Sponsors
MeetingToday
Professors Edgar M. Hoover and
Z. Clark Dickinson, of the economics
department will discuss their work
on wage committees under the Fair
Labor Standards Act at a meeting
of the Economics Club at 7:45 p.m.
today in the Rackham Amphithe-
atre. Students in the economics de-
partment and the School of Business
Administration may attend this meet-
ing, it was announced.
Professor Hoover was appointed
early this year to the committee on
shoes and allied industries and Pro-
fessor Dickinson was chosen for work
on the woolen industries committee.
Both faculty men represent the pub-
lic in the tri-partite groups under
the act.
The Fair Labord Standards Act
was passed in order to bring about
a 40 cent per hour minimum wage
rate in every industry in the United
States, according to an official bul-
letin. Unlike the NRA which at-
tempted to legislate wage rates at a
certain level, the Fair Labor Stand-
ards Act has set up committees re-
presenting labor groups, employers
and the public in an attempt to

Christmas Spirit Pervades
Wards Of The Crippled
'Kids' OnTop Floor
As the festive Cnristnmas spirit be-
gins to pervade the air, Galen-
honorary junior and senior medical
society-primes its guns for its 11th
Annual Tag Day Drive beginning
Friday.
Once more the proceeds of the
drive will be devoted solely toward
providing the crippled and handi-
capped children of University Hos-
pital yith Christmas cheer and re-
creational facilities in their work-
shop on the top floor of University
Hospital.
The yuletide party has become one
Civil Liberties
Meet Features
Film On-South
ASU Sponsors Meeting;
Maraniss Is Chairman;
Tarini, Furay To Talk
"America's Disinherited," a film
depicting the life of southern share-
croppers, will be shown at an open
meeting on Civil Liberties at 4 p.m.
today at the Union, and not in the
Natural Science Auditorium as pre-
viously announced, according to
Harry Stutz, Grad., vice-president of
the American Student Union.
Elliott Maraniss, '40, editorial
director of The Daily, will act as
chairman of the meeting and will
give a keynoting address.
Mort Furay, chairman of the De-
troit Branch of Labors Non-Parti-
san League, will point out the effects
on Civil Liberties from attacks on
labor unions by the Rev. Charles
Coughlin, Martin Dies and Gerald 1
Smith. A. J. Tarini, editor of the
Civil Rights News, official organ of
the Michigan Civil Rights Federa-
tion, will also give a short talk stress-
ing the importance of civil liberties
and academic freedom in a war-torn
world.
This meeting should be of special
interest to students and faculty
members, Stutz said. In these times
of war our first line of defense to
keep the United States out of active
participation in the war and to pre-
serve our present democratic status
is a vigilant defense of our rights and
liberties as American Citizens, he
asserted.
An informal discussion period will
follow the speeches.
Six Students Will Enter
In Final Speech Contest
Six students will compete in the
finals open to the public, of the se-
mester's first inter - departmental
speech contest for Speech 31 sections
at 4 p.m. today in the Natural Science
Auditorium.
The contestants will be Alfred
Breckler, '42, who will speak on "Ca-
pone, Menace of the '20's, Warning to
the '40's"; Stan Dffendack, '41,
whose address is "The Question in
Our National Anthem"; Janet Grace
'42, who will talk about "Our Schools
Today"; Richard Guthrie, '42, will
discuss "True Greatness"; Ben Ma-
rio, '40, will chose "A Plea For Col
lege Students" as the topic of his
speech, and John W. Shields, '42, who
will speak on "Sea Story." _

of the happiest events of the year
for the crippled 'children, many of
whom have been receiving treat-
ment for many years. Plenty to eat
and a plentiful distribution of toys
set the keynote of the Christmas
party for the crippled "kids" whom
Santa might have overlooked other-
wise.
The bulk of the funds collected
are used to support the Galens work-
shop-a constant source of good
cheer to the crippled children. In
it, they forget their long white rows
of hospital cots and lose themselves
in a netherworld of toy animals-
ducks, bears, dogs and animals of
an indeterminate species-all of
which they make themselves.
The "kids" are not selfish. They
build games, jig saw puzzles, boats,
autos for .children confined to oth-
er wards. Their work is spurred by
the thought that out of every two
toys they make, they can keep one
for themselves. i
Galens has not confined its activi-
ties to just the Tag Day drive. In
response to the pressing need for a
candy and cigarette stand in Uni-
versity Hospital, the society set up
a modern booth in the waiting room
-the profits of which may go into
a visual education program for the
medical school.
No goal has been set for the Tag
Day drive this year. More than
$1,600 was collected last year in the
two day campaign. The crippled
children need help more than ever
this year, a Galens spokesman re-
marked, because funds contributed
by the state have been curtailed.
Mines Names
Five Chairmen
For Business
Positions Are Still Open
For Parts In Opera;
100 Have Tried Out
Another step in the organization
of this year's revival of th Union
Opera was taken yesterday with the
announcement of the chairmen of
five business committees.
The chairmen selected are: house,
Leonard J. Brandt, '40; finance,
Harry M. Howell, '40E; tickets, Ted
Spangler, '40; programs, Alfred B.
Potts, '41A; and publicity, Charles
Heinen, '41E, and Hervie Haufler,
'41, co-chairmen.
Student committees to work with
these chairmen will be selected from
the men who registered for partici-
pation in the Opera during a talent
survey conducted early this semes-
ter.
Meanwhile, tryouts continue today
and tomorrow for parts in the cast
of the Opera. Roy Hoyer, director
of the Opera, will give each tryout a
private audition from 7 to 9 p.m. to-
day in Room 305 of the Union and
from 7 to 9 tomorrow in Room 304.
More than 100 students have tried
out thus far in the casting. "Despite
the high caliber of talent that has
appeared, however," Mr. Hoyer said
yesterday, "none of the roles will be
definitely filled until all have tried
out."
Practically any type of talent car
find a place in the Opera, he pointed
out. There will be three choruses
imitations of famous headliners
comedy skits and dancing parts ir
addition to the leading dramatic
roles.

Scapa Flow Victor Repeats
As Hitler Claims Control
Of North Atlantic Sea
Chamberlain Denies
Vindictive Purpose
By LOUIS P. LOCHNER
BERLIN, Nov. 28.-(A)-The Ger-
man High Command tonight an-
nounced that a British heavy cruiser
had been "destroyed" by a German
submarine while the German press
already was celebrating the claim of
naval authorities that the Reich had
won mastery over the North Atlantic.
"A British heavy cruiser of the
London class," said the announce-
ment, "was torpedoed and destroyed
east of the Shetland Islands by
Lieut-Capt. Prien, the victor of Sca-
pa Flow."
Lieut.-Capt. Guenther Prien is the
31-year-old U-boat commander who
became a hero overnight by slipping
into the Scapa Flow naval base in
the Orkney Islands, north of Scot-
land, to sink the battleship Royal
Oak, Oct. 14. The Shetland Islands
are about 100 miles north of Scapa
Flow.
London Professes Ignorance
(Official quarters in London said
nothing was known of the German
claim of destroying a heavy cruiser.
They suggested that it arosefrom be-
lief in Germany that the cruiser Bel-
fast had been sunk. The British
Admiralty has acknowledged that
the Belfast was damaged by mine
or torpedo off Scotland Nov. *21.)
The radio joined the press in driv-
ing home to the German public claim
of German naval authorities that
Germany now had cleared the Bri-
tish fleet not only out of the North
Sea but out of the North Atlantic as
well.
"Our men-of-war now dominate
the North Atlantic also," said news-
paper streamer headlines. Sinking
of the British armed merchantman
' Rawalpindi Nov. 23 off the coast of

Soviets Break Peace Pact
With Finns; Reich Claims
Sinking O',f British Ship.

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Iceland was given the widest
until the High Command's
nouncement on the cruiser.
Prime Minister Talks
To First War Session
By J. C. STARK

War News Summary
From World Capitals

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(By The Associated Press)
MOSCOW-Fresh reports of bor-
ter clashes add fuel to Russian cam-
>aign against Finland; Russia dis-
sards non-aggression pact with
'inns.
HELSINKI-Finns stiffen resist-
nce to Russia, deny reported bor-
er clashes, assert "anything" may
appen in "most critical" situation.
LONDON-Prime Minister Cham-
erlain tells war Parliament Britain
Mlans to impose no "vindictive peace"
pon Germany; Britain proclaims
tllied blockade on German exports
,ffective Monday; Naval authorities
rofess ignorance of German claim
eavy cruiser torpedoed in North
Sea.
BERLIN - High command an-
iounces same submarine commander
vho destroyed battleship Royal Oak
;ent British cruiser to bottom.
PARIS-Two German freighters
aptured by French warships, High
ommand says; reports "local" artil-
ery activity on Western Front.
AMSTERDAM-The Netherlands
vill carry on sea trade despite allied
alockade restrictions.
LONDON-French and British say
rom 35 to 45 German submarines
>unk since war's start.
LONDON-British battle planes
machinegun three German "mine
aying" submarines at Borkum, Ger-
nan Island base.
Budget ,Revised
To Distinguish
Defense Costs
Emergency' Expenditures
Segregated From Normal
'Peace' Appropriations
WARMS SPRINGS, Ga., Nov. 28,
-(P)-A presidential decision to seg-
egate normal and "emergency" ex-
penditures for defense in the annual
budget resulted today from the Ad-
ninistration's efforts to build up the
armed forces and isolate the nation
rom the European war.
Some $500,000,000 of expenditures
which may be attributed to the fac
that there is a war and the United
States is trying to remain neutral
Mr. Roosevelt said at a press confer-
ence, will go into a separate segmen
of the budget.
The way he put it, there will be an
"A" budget for defense setting forth
what would have been expended in
the year beginning July 1, 1940, ha
there been no war. There will be a
"B" budget, the President explained
containing the estimates of additiona
expenditures which are considere
necessary because of the conflict.
The Navy's regular "A" budget al
ready has been sent to the Hous
Appropriations Committee, he assert
ed, adding that he was putting in th
"B" budget items calling for abnor
mal increases of Naval defense.
Returns Short
For Red Cross
Contributions Are Terme4
DiscouragingBy Rourke
Returns to date in the annu
membership drive of the Washtenav
County Chapter of the American Re
Cross were termed "discouraging" b
Dr. Anthony J. J. Rourke, chairma
of the Roll Call Committee an
assistant director of University Hos
pital.
Proceeds are under those of la
year, he said. They total $3,472.4
gathered from the contributions c

1,867 members. This represents a
increase of only $81.85 over yestei
day's total.
Students as well as townspeop
still can contribute, Dr. Rourke d
dlared. The drive does not end ur
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Renewed Incidents
Reported By Moscow
By LYNN HEINZERLING
HELSINKI, Nov. 28.-()-Finland
iffened her resistance tonight to
owerful pressure from Soviet Russia,
ho today tore up the seven-year-old
oviet-Finnish nonaggression pact.
The Foreign Office called the situ-
tion "most critical."
At midnight the Finnish govern-
ent drafted a still secret answer to
he Soviet government and gave quick
enial to Russian assertions that Fin-
ish troops had crossed the border
ehind an artillery barrage.
"With denunciation of the nonag-
ression pact, there no longer is any
ormal obstacles against the Russians
omng over," a Foreign - Office
pokesman said.
"The next few days may be de-
isive."
Finnish military authorities also
enied Russian broadcasts that Soviet
roops had repulsed a Finnish detach-
vent attempting to invade Russian
oil and had taken three Finnish
risoners.
A Soviet broadcast said the inci-
ent occui red at Vedlista. The vil-
age is north of Lake Ladoga and not
n the disputed area of the Karelian
sthmus where the Russians reported
fatal clash last Sunday.
(The Moscow radio also alleged
nother incident in the far north,
etween Ribachi and Sredmi, in the
rctic, had occurred. The three pris-
ners were alleged to have been taken
ere).
A midnight communique said of
1ussia's denunciation of the .;non-
ggression treaty:
"The Fininsh government has con-
idered the neW note sent by the So-
iet government and defined its atti-
ude and will hand over its reply to-
norrow."
Observers here quickly drew a
parallel between the Russian move
nd Adolf Hitler's denunciation of
he German-Polish non-aggression
pact last April, five months before he
lent his Nazi troops into Poland.
Soviet Radio Announces
Finnish Border Clashes
By WITT HANCOCK
MOSCOW, Nov. 29.-(Wednes-
day--(P)-Fresh clashes, with ma-
ehineguns, artillery and r i f e s
brought into use, were declared by
the Moscow radio to have occurred on
the Finnish-Soviet border tonight,
adding gravity to relations between
the two countries already at fever
pitch.
Three new incidents were reported
just after Forein Commissar Vy-
acheslaff Molotof handed to the Fin-
nish legation a note denouncing the
1932 nonaggression pact with Fin-
land, and the Red Army organ, Red
Star, declared Russian soldiers were
to answer, any new "provocations"
with "fire until those who have
created the incident are exterminat-
ed."
WASHINGTON, Nov. 28. -(R)-
Hjalmar Procope, Finnish Minister,
said in a radio address tonight that
the Finns had no artillery within
range of the Russian frontier .
A "careful investigation" of the
Moscow report of last Sunday that
Finnish artillery fired upon Russian
troops, he said, showed that the fir-
ing "could not have taken place on
the Finnish side."
Procope said he had "no particular
information" about the incidents re-
ported from Moscow today "but I
want to point out again and again
that the Finnish army has not at-
tacked and is not going to attack
Russia."

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Dr. Eugene Geiling Will Speak
Tomnor rowOn Pituitary Gland

LONDON, Nov. 28. -(A')- Prime if
Minister Chamberlain told the first
war session of Parliament today thatv
Britain did not enter the conflict t
against Germany "with any vindic-c
tive purpose" and disclaimed any in-
tention of imposing upon the foe "a
vindictive peace."
The Prime Minister spoke after
King George opened tl'e session with
,. speech assuring the British Empire
that the Royal Navy was keepingt
"free and open the highways of thet
sea" despite mounting losses to Bri-
tish shipping. t
Chamberlain declared the British- f
French blockade against German ex-i
ports, to become effective next Mon-
day, would do the least possible in-
jury to neutrals "consistent with the
purpose of stopping German exports."1
May Inconvenience Neutrals b
Chamberlain referred to neutral
protests against the blockade and
said that "we recognize these meas-
ures may cause inconvenience and
perhaps loss to neutrals," but that
"these measures for helping bring
our efforts to a successful issue may
well be worth some sacrifice on the
part of neutrals."
The Official Gazette published the
order in council decreeing the block-
ade, originally scheduled to become
operative today but deferred to per-
mit neutrals to make adjustments.
The latest British loss at sea,
meanwhile, was the 2,483-ton steam-
er Uskmouth which went down with
three of her crew of 25 missing. The
cause of her sinking was not made
known immediately.
The Admiralty stated the assertion
of the German radio that a British
cruiser of the London class had been
destroyed by a U-boat was "devoid
of truth."
Harland P. Dodge Speaks
At Tau Beta Pi Meeting

By RICHARD HARMEL
Dr. Eugene M. K. Geiling of the
University of Chicago will speak on
the pituitary gland at 4:15 p.m. to-
morrow' in the Lecture Hall of the
Rackham Building.
The lecture is a University Lec-
ture sponsored by the Department of
Biological Chemistry.
Dr. Geiling, whose subject is "The
Comparative Anatomy and Pharm-
acology of the Pituitary Gland," has
shuttled between the Union of South
Africa and the United States for his
education and during his career.
His school has seen him attend the
University of South Africa, the Uni-
versity of Illinois, the University of
Capetown, Yale, Johns Hopkins and
finally, Chicago, where he now serves
as chairman of the Department of
Pharmacology.

research has been very successful
in discovering that many hormones
are proteins or protein derivatives.
Dr. Geiling is well known in in-
ternational scientific circles for his
pituitary research. For the past few
summers, he has accompanied whal-
ing expeditions in order to acquire
the pituitaries of lower mammals.
He has hunted the upper reaches of
the Arctic down to the equator and
encountered all types of porpoises
and whales.
Dr. Geiling is president of the
Society of Experimental Pharmacol-
ogy and Therapeutics. He is con-
sidered by Dr. Lewis, chairman of
the Department of Biological Chem-
istry and director of the College of
Pharmacy, as one of the most cap-
able and versatile men in his field
because of his training in soils, ani-

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