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ility Act
e Called
mittee Passes
For 90-Day
o Belligerents
Johnson Act
N, Sept. 29.-(P)-;
rry," not "cash and
ttack Administration
d at the neutrality'
d ry the Senate For-
Dommittee yesterdpy.
approved by the Sen-
elations Committee,
ligerents to buy arms
ials here on 0 day
redit, subject to the

Delta Gamma's 'War Victims'.Return

his provision
)position con-
ien Chairman
) the Senate
that to the
edits the bill
nson Act, a
rts of Sena-
lonally coun-
ess from the
t of them are
ition to the

Clad in plaid from Scotland, two of Michigan's survivors of the
"Athenia" disaster-Barbara Bradfield, Grad., of Grand ipids, and
Joan Outhwaite, '41, of Bennington, Vt.-pose jatuntily on the gang-
plank of the "Orizaba," which brought them back to New York. Alberta
Wod, '39, of Anchorage, Ky., who was also on the ill-fated British liner,
has been reported safe, but it is not known if she has returned to this

U.S. Officials'
Assure Sailing
For Karpinski

Loss Of PWA
Project Speedup Advised;
Dr. Smith Is Unworried
By Withdrawal Threat
PWA officials in region two issued
a warning yesterday that work on the
University hospital bilding must be

State Press
Club Meets
Here Oct.26
21st Annual Conference
To Feature Speeches
Delegates To Attend
Testimonial Dinner
The University Press Club of Mich-
igan will hold its- 21st annual con-
ference here Oct. 26 to 28.
Included in the program will be
discussions of the European situation
by University professors who have
recently returned from abroad, talks
by outstanding American newspaper-
men and luncheons for all those who
attend the conference.
Additional interest will be given
this year's program by its occurence
at the same time as the Ruthven
Testimonial dinner and the Home-
cming football game against Yale
University, according to Arthur W.
Stace, president of the club. The
program has been arranged to I)-
elude both of these events as well as
the speech by Eleanor Rooseyelt,
sponsored by the University Oratori-
cal Association.
It is also believed that off-the-
record sessions may be held with men
prominent in national affairs. The
subjects of these talks are expected
to coincide with those which are of
greatest interest from a standpoint
of both national and international
The 'annual Press Club dinner will
be merged with the Ruthven Testi-
monial dinner, which will be held'
Friday, Oct. 27, in the Yost Field
House. It is expected that 2,600 peo-
ple will attend the dinner. It is to be
.followed by a program of dramatics,
pageantry and selections by the Uni-
versity Band and Glee Club.
Members of the Michigan Press
Association will hold a luncheon
meeting Thursday, Oct. 26; and edi-
tors of the Michigan Associated Press
will attend a luncheon meeting Fri-
day, Oct. 27.
Members of the club may obtin
admission to the University- ~ln e,
the -Ruth ' Testimonial dinner, the
Yale-Michigan game, the Roosevelt
lecture and all sessions of the con-
ference by payment of the $.50 reg-
istration fee. As present indications
point to an over-capacity demand for
reservations, registrations should 'be
turned in at once to Prof. J. L.
Brumm, Haven Hall.
Americas Plan
Trade Increase
New Ideas Formulated
For AdvisoryCouncil
PANAMA, Panama, Sept. 29.-(jP)
-Delegates to the Inter-American
Neutrality Conference today took
steps to intensify trade between the
Americas as a defense against apro-
longed European war.
A special subcommittee tproposed
the creation of a permanent group
with headquarters in Washington to
study problems of commerce and fi-
nances between North and South
America. The committee would in-
clude a group of five monetary ex-
perts in an advisory capacity on
monetary and exchange problems.

Based On Polish Partiti


he said that
ew language
clear that
not be re-
aid on time,
le could ob-
n of credit
de good.

t4Asne dSa s sdiplomatic !speeded up or the $213,750 grant on
and consular service is doing every- the project would be withheld.
thing possible to provide sailing ac- PWA figures state that only 31
commodations for Prof. Louis C. Kar- per cent of the 67 per cent which
pinski from France next month. should have been completedon hthe
Professor Karpinski, a membe Io $475,000 project has been finished.
the mathematics departmenter andof Contacted at his home last night,
a throfatbibliographyrofmenarl Dr. Shirley W. Smith, vice-president
author of a bibliography of early and secretary of business and. finance
Aille punbmishedminthsek h of the University, remarked that he
will be published i the future by was not worried about the warning
the University press, 'was stranded as yet and added that he thought
in Europe at the outbreak of hostili- that there was no question ut thattht
ties. He was originally scheduled to th eprojectw ou est on
retun hit or utyon ct.1 ~he roject could be completed on
University officials contacted the pr. Smith also expressed doubt in
State Department after Professor the accuracy of the figures as stated
Karpinski's family received a tele- by WPA officials. "I believe that ac-
gram from him saying that he was tually more than 31 per cent of the
living in the town of St. Jean de Luz, project has been finished," he said.
France. The town is located on the

of the, effect of the
an shipping to ports
f the United States,
ne lines to South
the Orient was also
the committee. Al-
nmittee decided that
ferce to Canada could
d, they wrote into the
permitting American
Ines to leAve mail and
he Caribbean posses-
Britain and France
ith of the 30th paral-

be per
a prop
s and

This line runs through New Or-
leans and its application to the pres-
ent situation would prohibit sea and
air commeree not only to Canada but
to the island of Bermuda as well.
However, 'it will permit airlines to
South America to make stops at
Trinidad and Martinique, both Bri-
tish ports. Language to keep the
Pacific route of Panamerican Air-
ways functioning also was adopted.
It permits a stop at British Hong-
Woodring Sees,
Strong Defense
Declares U.S. Can Seek
Peace With 'Authority'
WASHINGTON, Sept. 29.-(/P)-
Secretary Woodring said today on the
Army's 150th birthday that national
defenses were being reinforced to
enable the United States to speak
"with authority" for peace.
The Administration, he said in a
radio address (NBC) "has determined
that insofar as lies within its power,
the mailed fist of Mars shall not
extend across the oceans to pound
nnn the Americas."

sea' coast near the Spanish frontier.
Washington officials replied with a
form letter stating that diplomatic'
officials abroad would strive to assist
Professor Karpinski. Virtually all of
the French liners have ceased sailing.
Douglas Miller
Arrives In Port
Survivor Of War Mishap
Returns To America
bouglas Miller, '40, survivor of the
sinking of the Norwegian ship Ron-
da which struck a mine in the North
Sea early during the wai, was among1
the 1,197 passengers on board the
Nieuw Amsterdam, flagship of the
Holland-America Line, when it
docked at New York last night, it
was announced by the Associated
Also aboard the ship were Mrs.
Andrew Carnegie, widow of the steel
magnate; John Gunther, journalist
and author; Merle Oberon, Sarah
Allgood and Viola Keats, British
screen actresses, and Karl Hilgen-
dorf, 23, of Milwaukee, another sur-
vivor of the Ronda disaster.
Officials" of the Holland-America
Line have announced that the Nieuw
Amsterdam, largest ship ever built in
the Netherlands, will be laid up in-
definitely on its return to its home
port, Rotterdam. The S.S. Rotter-
dam will take its place.
Miller was one of four men who
drifted for two days in an open boat
after the Ronda sank off the coast
of Holland. The survivors were forced
to bail with their shoes in order to

Sleep Comes To Dorm
After Bonfire Scare
Residents -of the new west quad-
rangle of dormitories got some sleep
Thursday night, but it came after 12
o'clock and the extinguishing of a,
bonfire in the courtyard.
"Spontaneous combustion" was
cited as the cause of the blaze by
one student, but Ann Arbor firemen
who responded to the call said that
a match did the work.
Students quick-wittedly put rew
fire hoses in the dormitory to the
task of stopping the burning pile of
rubbish, and called the fire depart-
ment when things. became too hot.
Some of the city firemen got wet
1 while performing their duty.
New Cheer Events
Planned For Games

New cheering features and a great-
ly enlarged card section will be pre-
sented . at all of Michigan's tome
games this fall, according to an an-
nouncement by Charles Heinen, '41E,
of the Union executive council.
The eight-man scream team led by
Ted Spangler, '40, consists of Art
Treut, '40A, Ken Kimball, '40E,
Charles Jazlo, '41, George Johnson,
'41E, Bud Kietch, '40, Walter Flores,
'42E, and Richard Strain, '42. Under
the direction of Spangler and his
crew, the old traditional march be-
hind the band, which starts in front
of the Union and proceeds to the
game will be revived this year for the
Michigan State game next Saturday.
The newly selected cheerleaders
will demonstrate a number of new

European War Delays Plans
Of Robert Rosa, Rhodes Winner
New conditions ll Europe have re-
signed Robert Rosa, Grad., to a long
postponement before he can capital-
ize on the Rhodes Scholarship he won
last May.
According to the original plans, r. ....
Rosa was to meet the other American -----------
Rhodes scholars in New York City
for a "bon voyage" celebration, and
on Oct. 4 he intended to sail for Eng-{:. L
land aboard the S.S. Washington. On
Sept. 5, however, a brief note arrived
from the American secretary of the
fund, with the gloomy news of an }
indefinite postponement."
The rooms which had been assigned
to Rosa at Oxford are, he has been
informed, now being used by mem-
bers of the English Privy Council.
On the condition. that the vener-
able walls of Oxford survive possible
bombing raids, and providing that
war-time inflation .does not destroy ROBERTROSA
the value of the endowment, Rosa
may still be able to keep his appoint tant at Adams house, under Prof.

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