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VOL. LL No. 123 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, SUNDAY, MARCH 23, 1941 Z-323
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Breidenbach Stars

As Michigan

In

Chicago

Wins
Relay

J

Two-Mile Squad
Near World's
As Indiana Is

Comes
Record
Beaten

Breidenbach Sets Pace

Greg Rice Breaks
Own Indoor Mark
By HAL WILSON
CHICAGO, Ill., March 22.-Turn-
ing on a brilliant last lap kick Mich-
igan's Warren Breidenbach thun-
dered to the tape 35 yards ahead of
Indiana's tired Campbell Kane, as
he anchored Michigan's great two
mile relay team to the Chicago re-
lays Championship here tonight.
Burning up the fast board track
in this annual classic before 10,000
enthusiastic fans, the Wolverine
quartet sped over the 22 laps in the
phenomenal time of 7:46.5, less than
five seconds off the World's Indoor
record of 7:41.6 set by Georgetown
University in 1925.
Rice Sets New Record
Other highlights in the colorful
carnival which attracted every ace
spike performer in the nation were
barrel-chested Greg Rice in the two-
mile, where he set a new world's
record, Mel Walker's fine high jump-
ing, Hoosier Campbell Kane's upset
win in the famed banker's mile run
over Walter Mehl, John Munski, and
Gene Venzke, and Fred Wolcott's
phenomenal hurdling in the starr
studded field.
Michigan's other three cindermen,
Capt. Don Canham, Bud Piel and
Al Thomas, succeeded in winning
but one second place championship
among them. This came when Piel
finished behind Dashman Herbert
Thomas in the special Olympic spring
series.
Average Remarkable Time
In the two-mile special matched
relay, which pitted the Wolverines'
foursome against Hoosier and Notre
Dame quartets, coach Ken Doherty's
four lads, Dave Matthews, Johnny
Kautz, Bob Ufer and Breidenbach
* averaged a remarkable 1:56.5 for their
half mile legs.
Leading off for the Maize and Blue,
sophomore Matthews ran a fine race
against Indiana's powerful Paul Ken-
dall, passing the baton to teammate
Kautz only two yards behind the
fast flying Hoosier. Spikes churning
furiously around the banked turns,
the Wolverine junior spurted past
weary Roy Cochran, obviously fa-
tigued from his previous six hundred
race, and lengthened his lead to a
respectable 15 yards.
Stretch Margin
Taking the baton at the half way
mark Ufer lost slightly to his fresh
Hoosier foe, Wayne Tolliver, but still
handed Breidenbach an eight yard
lead, which spelled defeat for the
Hoosiers. Running with a beautiful
smooth stride, the Wolverine senior
stretched out the 35 yard margin
over "Golden Boy" Kane to win the
line triumph handily.
Climax of the evening from the na-
tional standpoint was Rice's incredi-
ble last lap sprint when he lowered
his own world's indoor mark from
8:53.4 to 8:51.1. Although Michigan's
former Captain, Ralph Schwarzkopf,
was forced to drop out at the end of
one and a half miles, the sturdy little
distance ace had a tremendous kick
left, and bulleted the final quarter
like a freshman in 61.1 seconds.
W esl e yan Guild
To Hold Third
ForumToday
The third of four discussion meet-
ings will be held at 6:45 p.m. today
at the Wesleyan Guild following a
6 p.m. supper and fellowship.

There will be four discussion groups
on world conflict, community con-
flict, social correction and mari-
tal relations. The group on world
conflict will have Rev. Ralph At-
kins, Flint District Superintendent
of the Ministers' tissociation and
member of the Committee of World

Mail Fraud
Trial Is Set
For Tuesday
Frank McKay WillFace
First Of Four Charges
Ref ore Judge Lederle
Ford Motor Co.
Is Alleged Victim
DETROIT, March 22.-(P)-The
federal government will make its next
move against Frank D. McKay, key
figure in Michigan's political jigsaw
for 15 years, next week.
Trial of Mcay on the first of four
mail fraud .adictments returned by
a special Federal Grand Jury last
November is scheduled to begin Tues-
day before U. S. District Judge Ar-
thur F. Lederle. In the first case,
McKay, Republican National Com-
mitteeman from Michigan and State
Treasurer for three terms prior to
1930, is accused specifically of caus-
ing use of the mails to defraud
against the Ford Motor Company,
and its president, Edsel Ford, fol-
lowing the 1938 election campaign.
The government charges that Mc-
Kay induced Ford to sign two checks
on the pretext that the money was
needed to retire a deficit of the Re-
publican State _ Central Committee,
which actually did not exist, and later
caused the entire amount to be di-
verted to his own uses. The indict-
ment specified that the original
checks were conveyed by mail from
the Ford Motor Company, to the De-
troit agency of Bass-Luckoff, Inc.,
which actually did not exist, and
later caused the entire amount to be
diverted to his own uses. The indict-
ment specified that the original
checks were conveyed by mail from
the Ford Motor Company to the De-
troit Agency of Bass-Luckoff, Inc.,
which handled Republican campaign
advertising, and that the mails were
again used to forward an equivalent
sum from the agency to McKay's
office in Grand Rapids-as well as
in clearing the checks between the
banks where they were cashed and
the banks on which they were rdawn.
U. Of D. Loses
To Rifle Team
R. Jones Scores Record
In Off-HandShooting
University of Detroit marksmen
succumbed to the shooting of the
University ROTC Rifle Team yester-
day afternoon when the local squad
defeated the visitors 1816 to 1755 in
a shoulder-to-shoulder, four posi-
tion match.
Although both scores are definitely
low as targets run, Richard O. Jones,
'43E, scored a new high for off-hand
position, recording a 92 out of a possi-
ble 100.
Six men from each school turned
in targets, the best five being count-
ed. Each man shot from four posi-
tions, off-hand or standing, sitting,
kneeling and prone.
Other men shooting for the Michi-
gan squad were Verne C. Kennedy,
Jr., '42E, captain of the team, Harry
E. Altman, '43E, George D. Hooper,
'44E, David H. Weisburg, '44E, and
Garland W. Marrs, '41.

Senato
To
To

Senate Vote
For Aid Bill
Due Monday

Yugoslavs Yield To Nazi
Ultimatum Despite Fears
Of Impending Civil Strife
_____ ___-4

r Ny

Threatens

Committee Gives Germans Sa
Unanimous ConsentG mOf
f Of British phi
WASHINGTON, March 22.-P)--
The $7,000,000,000 appropriation for
the British aid program was sped (By The Associated Press)
through the Senate Appropriations BERLIN, March 22.-A German
Committee in less than an hour -to- battleship squadron ranging the
day, and Congressional leaders tagged North Atlantic, hasi sunk 22 British
the measure for final approval by sips totaling more than half the
Monday. 224,000 tons of British losses recorded
Although the appropriations group in the past 48 hours, Germany an-
approved the huge expenditure unan- nounced today. An authorized source
imously, Senator Nye (R-ND), rank- added:
ing minority committeeman, declared "This is only the start."
he might renew on the Senate floor The remainder of the destruction
an effort to cut the amount in half. was creditied to submarines; 77,000
No Changes In Measure tons; and the Lufewaffe 31,000. The
The Committee made no changes occasion was chosen to restore "we
in the measure passed by the House. sail against England" as the theme
However, the Committee took the song of war communiques on the
view that the over-all aid to Britain radio.
would be $7,000,000,000. Because the The official war bulletin declared:
President has authority to transfer "Fleet Admiral Luetjens, as lead-
up to $1,300,000,000 of existing mili- er of a battleship unit, reports as
tary equipment to warring democra- 1successes thus far during extensive
cies," the House Appropriations Com- operations by a strong sea power in
mittee members declared, hovever, the North Atlantic, the sinking of
that Mr. Roosevelt would use $1,300,- 22 enemy merchantmen amounting
000,000 of the $7,000,000,000 appro- to 116,000 registered tons.
priation to replace equipment trans- "German batleships saved 800 sur-
ferred under his existing authority. vivors."
Although urging haste in enacting DNB, official German news agency,
the new cash fund, the Committee d
declared that in normal times such declared many of the sinkings were
an appropriation would "be justifi- withn a few miles of British patrol
able." vessels and that five ships from Can-
Vfn m rtf+< ;ada were destroyed "very near enemy

4 ,000 Tons
ipping Destroyed
in naval history that first-line Ger-
man warships in a large group have
operated in the open Atlantic.
There was jubilation in Germany
both at the size and the geographical
extent of the German operations,
which were placed in the North At-
lantic, the Mediterranean off East-
ern England, in the Irish Sea, and
off West Africa.
Officials of the army or the Wil-
helmstrasses, wherever encountered,
evinced a spirit of supreme confi-
dence; one captain of the army ec-
onomic staff even ventured to predict
flatly that American aid for Britain
already was too late.
The emphasis of ship sinkings
would seem to indicate a change of
tactics.
Center Hears
PastorToday
Rev. Parr Will Examine
Louis Adamic's Books
Dr. Leonard A. Parr will speak at
the weekly Sunday evening program
of the International Center on the
works of Louis Adamic at 7:30 p.m.
today in the Lounge of the Center,
Prof. Raleigh Nelson, the director, an-
nounced.
Well-known for his fortnightly
book reviews, the pastor of the First
Congregational Church will analyze
the popular books, "My America" and
"From Many Lands." Dr. Parr will
also present the view point of the
publication, "Common Sense," edited
by Adamic.
The program is open to students
and faculty and will follow the regu-
lar Sunday evening supper at 6
p.m. at the Center. The program,
originally for Sunday was postponed
and Dr. Parr's lecture advanced from
its scheduled time next month.

Army

Dissension,

Street

WARREN BREIDENBACH
S peech 'Contest
Preliminaries
Begin Monday
Students Required To Give
Five-Minute Portion
.Of Prepared Oration
Preliminary round of the North
Central League Oratorical Contest
will be held at 4 p.m. Monday in
Room 4003 Angell Hall.
All sophomores, juniors and sen-
iors entering the contest must be
prepared to give a five minute por-
-tion of their oration, Prof. Louis
Eich, director of the activity, an-
nounced.
The winners picked by members of
the speech depar ment will give their
i oration Friday. The winner picked
from the University finals will meet
representatives of the five other un-
iversities of the League.
The University will play host this
year to the University of Minnesota,
the University of Wisconsin, Western
Reserve, Ohio State University, and
Northwestern University.
The final oratorical contest will
be held at 8 p.m., May 2, in the Rack-
ham Lecture Hall. The contest is
one of the oldest of its kind in the
United States.
The forensic association was
formed by Professor-Emeritus Thom-
as G. Trueblood of the speech de-
partment more than fifty years ago.

Renew Attenmpts
Cut Appropriation

hriort T Guarantees afety 1
But conditions are such in the
world today," it said, "that it be-I
hooves us to- make every possibleI
effort to guarantee the safety of this
country whether it be by defense
at home or aid to any country whose
defense the President deems vital
to the defense of the United States.
Congress has adopted a policy of
aid to those countries whose defense
is vital to the defense of the United
States, and this bill provides the
means to carry out the purposes of
that act."
Under the measure, expenditures
would be divided into eight categories,
but the President could transfer up to
20 per cent of one alocation to anoth-
er provided no item was increased
by more than 30 per cent.
Fascist Press
Declares .Axis
W ill Retaliate
ROME, March 22.--P)-The Fasc-
ist press, in its daily attention to
United States aid for Britain, said in
effect today that the Axis Powers
were out to overthrow American as
well as British democracy.
"The new Europe," declared the
well-connected Relazioni Internazion-
ali of Milan, "will not forget at the
opportune moment President Roose-
velt's action and from now on assigns
its powerful arms to the duty of
liquidating with its victory over the
London democracy also the spurious
democratic remnants across the
ocean."
Said the newspaper Il Giornale
D'Italia:
"The democratic powers wanted
war and now must undergo defeats
and ruin. The Italian revolution, be-
gun 22 years ago, is today a world
revolution."
Debaters Compete
Against Two-Man
Birmingham Team
Che:ler Myslicki, '42, and William
Halliday, '43, comprising the Uni-
versity's varsity debate teams met
a two-man team of Birmingham
Southern College of Birmingham,
Ala., heresyesterday, in a non-deci-
sion contest.
Representing the Southern school
on the negative Howard Helfin and
Kenneth Liles agreed with the Uni-
versity affirmative that the present
situation of national defense and
threatened invasion demanded a
remedy but not the establishment of
the proposed permanent union of na-
tions of the Western Hemisphere.

battleships."
It was said this was the first time
Vesper Tickets
Are Available,

Cannan

Sa

May Be Obtained At Union,
League, Dormitories,
Churches And Lane Hall
Tickets for the Great Vespers to
be' held at 8 p.m. Thursday in Hill
Auditorium under the auspices of
Interfraternity Council and Panhel-
lenic may be obtained today at the
Union, League, School of Music and
Lane Hall.
Church offices and dormitories will

Demonstrations Reveal
Tenseness Of Situation
Officials To Leave
For Vienna Tonight
(By The Associated Press)
BELGRADE, Yugoslavia, March 22.
-The Yugoslav Government, yield-
ing to a German ultimatum, com-
mitted itself tonight to enter the
Axis orbit despite grave fears the
step might cause civil war.
Mass resignations of high officials
opposed to the alliance, street dem-
onstration in many cities, and un-
easy friction-in the army ranks were
grave manifestations of the violent
and growing .internal dissent.
Paul Arranges Trip
The harried Chief Regent, Prince
Paul, was reported on reliable au-
thority, however, to have arranged
for Premier Dragisa Cvetkovic and
Foreign Minister Alksander Cincar-
Markovic to leave for Vienna Sunday
night to come to terms with the
Axis, barring last-minute complica-
tions. The atmosphere was sur-
charged with the possibility of such
complications.
Government quarters said the Ger-
man minister to Yugoslavia had is-
sued a flat warning that there must
be "an immediate end of procrasti-
,nation" because Adolf Hitler was not
prepared to tolerate delay past Sun-
day night.
With this ultimatum hanging
over his head, Paul was'reliably re-
ported to have patched up his brok-
en cabinet by persuading Serbs to
take two of the positions vacated by
anti-Axis members and handing the
third portfolio to a Slovene already
in the cabinet.
New Members
The new members were said to be
Dr. Voja Gorgjevic, chairman of
the Agricultural Cooperative, as Min-
ister of Agriculture, and Dr. Drago-
mir Ikonic, former director of the
Serb Democratic Party, as Minister
of .Social Welfare.
Croatia's Vice-Governor Svetozar
Ivkovic, who resigned in protest
against the Axis program, refused
overtures to accept the Justice Min-
ister appointment.
According to the government plan,
the cabinet would be reformed to-
morrow and approve the German de-
mands in time for the trip to Vienna,
just 24 hours later than originally
intended.
Russia May Oppose
Further German Advance
(By The Associated Press)
A guarded hint that Soviet Russia
might at last come out against any
farther German march to the east
into traditional Russian spheres of
influence was voiced in Ankara dip-
lomatic circles, last (Saturday) night
as Yugoslavia was reported ready to
sign an Axis Pact.
It was Russia's Non-Aggression
Pact with Adolf Hitler in August,
1939, that opened the way to Ger-
many's move against Poland and led
to the present war.
Hillel Play Makes
Initial Appearance
In DetroitTonifht
For the first time in its history the
Hillel Players will take their major
production on the road when they
appear at 8:30 p.m. today in the
Brown Memorial Chapel of Temple
Beth El in Detroit.
An audience of over 600 people is

expected to view the road perform-
ance of "Success Story" which was
presented to the campus March 7 and
8 at the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre.
The original cast, together with
Robert Mellencamp's set, will move to
Detroit for the presentation. All of
he technical details are being handled
ay the production staff under the

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also have free tickets which must be St Will Lecture
presented to the Vespers, Bernard anton
Cannan, '42E, of the committee in On Japan's ar Role
charge of the worship program feat--a a sa
uring the Latvian Singers, nationally
famous litany group. Dr. John W. Stanton of the history
Two student choirs will assist the department will speak on "Japan and
Latvian soloist in singing the tradi- Our Stake in the Far East" at 8
tional litanies of the Greek Orthodox p.m. tomorrow in the Ann Arbor
Church which have been translated High School auditorium.
by Austris Wihtol, director of the The most important problems con-
Singers. The student choirs are un- nected with the situation in the Far
der the direction of Prof. Palmer East will be surveyd by Professor
Christian. Stanton. He will include a discussion
The sacred music of the Baltic of the possibility of the involvement
country will be sung in darkness ex- of the United States in war in the
cept for candles carried by the sing- Pacific area, and the chances of
ers. The unusual musical event is America winning such a war. The
being offered for the first time on probable outcome of the Chinese-
any campus. Japanese war will also be discussed.{
Survey Findings Show Health
Of Working Students Inferior

Special Lenten Services, Talks
Mark Church Programs Today

Special Lenten services and guest
speakers mark the program for to-
day in Ann Arbor churches and stu-
dent religious organizations.
Dr. G. E. Carrothers of the educa-
tion school is leading the fourth Stu-
dent Class of the second semester,
beginning at 9:30 a.m. at the First
Methodist Church. The class is study-
ing the book, Trails For Climbing
Youth, by Lewis Wright.
At the morning worship service,
Dr. Brashares will preach on the
topic, "He Prayed." He will also give,
at 8 p.m., another in the series of
Lenten evening services, on the sub-
ject of "Jesus Faces Temptation."
The Varsity Men's Glee Club, led by
Prof. Mattern, will open the service
at the First Baptist Church with the
singing of Mozart's anthem, "Adora-
mus te, Christe." Following this, Rev.
Loucks will give his sermon entitled,
"The Golden Rule."
At their regular weekly meeting at

chosen by the Rev. Henry Lewis for
his lecture at 8:15 p.m. today in St.
Andrew's Episcopal Church.
Members of the Student Guild
will attend, upon completion of their
business meeting in Harris Hall.
At their weekly gathering at 4:30
p.m. in the Fireplace Room of Lane
Hall, the Michigan Christian Fellow-
ship will hear Rev. Fred Brown, from
Chattanooga, Tenn., noted evangelist.
Mr. Brown speaks from broad ex-
periences gained during a number
of tours of this country, and consid-
erable time spent on the British
Isles. All Christian students, of what-
ever denomination, are invited to at-
tend.
Zion Lutheran Church will hear
Mr. Roland Weideranders present a
sermon on "The King Promised,"
while the talk to be delivered by Rev.
H. O. Yoder at Trinity Lutheran
Church will concern itself with "The

By EMILE GELE
Students who work for all or part
of their college expenses have gen-
eral health decidely inferior to that
of non-working students, according
to a survey conducted here by Robert
M. Perlman, M.S.P.H., and published
recently in a medical journal.
Using a control group of 50 non-
workers compared to a group of 50
workers who had spent at least four
years in the University, Mr. Perlman
gathered data from the files of the
Health Service and studied the indi-
vidual living conditions of his groups.
Out of 3,145 dispensary visits made
by both groups during the four year
period, 54 per cent were made by
workers. The average calls for work-
ers was 34 per cent to 29 per cent
for non-workers.
During the period of study 20 per
cent of the self supporting students
spent some time in the hospital, while

sons was that of infirmary admis-
sions which showed that 48 per cent
of the workers were taken in at one
or more times, while 30 per cent of
the non-workers spent some time in
the infirmary. The amount of differ-
ence in this case was good evidence
that the general health of self sup-
porting students was inferior.
The amount of time spent in the
infirmary averaged 4.44 days for
workers to an average of 1.12 days
for non-workers. The range of time
in both groups varied as much as two
to 120 days in the infirmary.
Results and conclusions obtained
from infirmary admissions and days
of confinement for both groups, along
with supplementary evidence, shows
that the general health of self sup-
porting students is definitely inferior
to that of non-workers, Mr. Perlman

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