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Eaitorial
Freedom Of Assembly
And Youth Congress...

Fifty Years Of Continuous Publication
VL. LI. No. 100 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 1941 Z-323

PRICE FIVE CENTS

Quintet

Trounces

Mandier, Lunging For A Rebound Shot

Wildcats In Fifth

Fuehrer Threatens Great
Sea Offensive; Germans
Sink 215,000 In Tonnage

Big

Ten

Wolverines Turn Tables
On Purple With Sizzling
Second-Half Drive, 45-39
Trackmen Enter
Triangular Meet
By DON WIRTCHAFTER
A gang of Northwestern huskies
applied weight and brawn to the im-
proved Michigan cage attack last
night, but by the time 2000 spec-
tators, who turned out to witness the
home finale, straggled out of Yost
Field House, the Wolverines had
chalked up their fifth Big Ten vic-
tory, 45-39.
It was a sizzling second-half at-
tack, much like the one displayed
against Illinois on the same floor Sat-
urday night, that enabled the Oos-
terbaan charges to turn the tables
on the 45-34 licking the Wildcats
handed them earlier this year.
Sofiak Spurs Wolverines
Three points behind entering the
second half, the inspired Wolverines,
spurred on by battling Michael Sof-
iak, and shuffle-footed Bill Cartmill,
turned on the heat and left the visi-
tors with their eighth Conference loss
of the season against two wins.
The veteran seniors, making their
final appearance on the Field House
court, accounted for 27 of the Michi-
gan points. Little Mike dumped in
four baskets and five foul shots in
the final spurt to lead the Wolverine
scoring with a 16 point total. Cartmill
finished second with 11.
Michigan Attack Begins
Once the Michigan attack began
rolling, the Northwestern quintet, re-
sembling a weight-lifting outfit more
than a cage team,- found their
strength no match for the Wolverine
speed and deception. Strapping Don
Clawson, 220 pounds of gridiron
brawn and a scratchy head, steamed
up and down the floor like a runaway
horse, but his efforts were all in
vain. Michigan was on its way and
couldn't be halted.
The only thing that kept the Wild-
cats in the ball game was the eagle
eye of Bob McCarnes, the Logans-
port, Ind., flash, who split the nets
nine times for an 18 point total to
make him high scorer for the eve-
ning. ,
Michigan sprang to an early five
(Continued on Page 2)
Thinclads To Meet
State, Normal Today
By HAL WILSON
Michigan will send its mighty
track reputation under the heavy
fire 61 a pair of home-state rivals,
Michigan State and Michigan Nor-
mal, in their annual triangular meet
tonight at the Spartans' spacious
Jensen Field House.
But from all. advance indications
it appears that State's most import-
ant contribution to the meet will con-
sist in the furnishing of the site. The
Spartan squad, weak at the season's
start, was rendered even more anem-
ic by the injury of their ace all-
around performer, Walter Arring-
ton, and tonight's meet stacks up as
a triangular clash in name only.
In reality the Hurons from near-
by Michigan Normal will provide
most of the opposition for Coach Ken
Doherty's cindermen, who will be
striving for their second straight win
of the current indoor campaign. And
stiff opposition it will be, too, for
Michigan's Ypsilanti neighbor ranks
(Continued on Page 3)
Sigma Xi Tour
Planned Today
Scientific Society To Visit

Metal Laboratories
Metal processing laboratories will
be visited by members of Sigma Xi,
scientific honor society, when they
meet at 8 p.m. today in Room 1042,
East Engineering Building, it was
announced yesterday.
Scheduled to conduct the tour and
to address the members prior to the

Triumph
Lawyers Quit Work
As Fire Breaks Out
Diligent law school students were
distracted temporarily from their
briefing yesterday evening by a fire
that broke out in the basement of
section F of the Lawyers' Club.
Waste paper accumlated in bales
caught fire sending smoke through-
out the law club and then through
the University underground tunnel
system which brought the smell of
smoke to most buildings on the can-
pus.
Zahn estimated that basement re-
pairs may cost several thousand dol-
lars. "Quite a few tiles on the ceiling
were broken and if a whole new ceil-
ing has to be put in it will be costly,"
-he said.
JHop Record
SWill Be Given
With Gargoyle
'Stardust' Will Be Revealed
To Campus; Magazine
Will Be Issued Today
A two-minute recording of out-
standing men and music from the
r1941 J-Hop will be enclosed on the
cover of each Gargoyle sold today,
Dave Donaldson, '41, editor in chief
of the campus magazine, announced
yesterday.
Band leaders Benny Goodman and
Gene Krupa, of Gov. Murray D. Van
Wagoner, Tom Harmon, '41, and Lee
Perry, '41, chairman of the central
scommittee of the J-Hop, all are
heard on the record, Donaldson add-
* ed. Also included is the music of all
three bands, the Rhapsody in Drums
of Krupa, Goodman's Henderson's
Stomp and Raymond Scott's Quintet
concluding with "Happy J-Hop to
You."
The recording is on a fiber material
and can be played on any victrola,
Donaldson said. The program is in-
cluded, too, to identify the six parts
of the recording.
"Stardust," the sexpert, will be in-
troduced to the campus in today's
issue as Preposterous Persons finally
reveals the identity of the writer of
"Osculation is an Art," "Dates Is
Funny Animals" and How to Fence
SEmotion."
"These Are The People" will fea-
ture Prof. Werner E. Bachmann, of
r the chemistry department. Professor
Bachmann has been working with sex
hormones and cancer producing com-
pounds, and the Gargoyle feature
will highlight some of the interest-
ing sidelights on this research.
TIME LIMIT EXTENDED
The time limit on unsold books
in the Student Book Exchange has
been extended and the Exchange
will be open from 1 p.m. till 5
p.m. today, it was announced
yesterday. A few books have yet
to be called for.

Faculty Urges Passage
Of Lease-Lend Measure

Jim Mandler is shown lunging for a rebound shot during the stirring
second-half rally. Watching his efforts are Al Butherus (17), Mike
Sofiak (8), Bob McCarnes (24) and Russ Wendlund (8)

Aeronautical
Group To Hear
Plane Designer
Society Will Give Banquet
For Grover Loening,
Pioneer Air Engineer
Grover Loening, pioneer aeronaut-(
ical engineer and designer, will ad-R
dress an open meeting of the Insti-
tute of Aeronautical Sciences at 8
p.m. today in the Kellogg auditor-
ium of the School of Graduate Den-
tistry.
A dinner for Loening, to be held
at 6 p.m. today in the Union, will
be attended by Prof. Edward A.
Stalker, Prof. Felix W. Pawlowski.
Prof. Emerson Conlon and Mr. Har-
old F. Allen of the aeronautical en-
gineering department; Prof, Arthur
D. M4oore of the electrical engineer-
ing department, and Prof. Edward
L. Ericksen and Prof. John A. Van
den Broek of the engineering me-
chanics department.
Other guests of the Institute at-
tending the dinner and meeting will
be Dr. Ralph Upson, inventor of the
all-metal dirigible; Dr. Gerhart, head
of the aeronautical engineering de-
partment at Wayne University, and
Larry Ziggbund, president of the
National Intercollegiate Flying Club.
Loening is noted for his invention
of the strut-braced monoplane and
amphibian airplane design. Holder
of a number of patents, Loening has
served as an adviser to many govern-
mental boards and is a holder of the
Wright and Collier trophies.

Daily To Hold
Staff Tryouts
For Freshmen
First Meeting Is Today;i
Business, News Training
Is Offered To Students
Eligible second semester freshmen
will have their first opportunity to
try-out for posts on the business
and editorial staffs of The Daily at1
4 p.m. and 5 p.m. respectively todayz
in the meeting room of the Student
Publications Building.
Those wishing to do work on thet
editorial staff, which will consist of
news and feature writing, headline-3
writing, proof-reading and editing,
will be able to join the regular men's
edit staff or either the sports or wo-
men's staffs.
Business staff tryouts will spend'
their freshman and sophomore years:
taking care of' advertising contractst
and drawing-up ads. In their junior
year they will be able to hold such
posts as that of manager of local
advertising, circulation and nationalt
advertising, accounts, service, con-
tracts and classified advertising and5
publications.
Senior positions are those of busi-
ness and assistant business manager,
women's business manager and wo-
men's advertising manager.
Ivan C. Crawford
To Discuss Ethics
A t Engine Smoker
"Ethics in Professional Practice"
will be discussed by Dean Ivan C.
Crawford of the College of Engineer-
ing at the first ethics "Get-Together
Smoker" of the year at 7:.0 p.m.
Thursday in the main ballroom of the
Union.E
Dean Crawford, former chairman
of the ethics committee of the Na-
tional Engineering Council, will dis-
cuss the broad aspects of profession-
al practices in his profession in order
to acquaint students with some of
the varied ethical problems they may
have to face after graduation.
Thursday's program will also in-
elude several bits of entertainment
including colored motion pictures of
activities at the University's summer
surveying site, Camp David, Wyo.
Koella Will Discuss
Writings Of Pagnol
Prof. Charles Koella of the ro-
mance languages department will
give the second in the series of
Frn- ob l-vbrp; n "Ton-a n ad+wm

Petitions bearing the names of 214
University faculty men were sent to.
Sen. Prentiss M. Brown and Sen.
Arthur H. Vandenberg today urging
immediate passage of the lease-lend
bill.
Expressing full faith that authority
granted by the bill would make it
possible to extend enough aid to,
England to defeat Hitler, the state-
ment was circulated in the University
by Prof. Charles F. Remer, of the
economics department, Prof. Preston
W. Slosson, of the history depart-
ment, and Prof. Carlton F. Wells, of
the English department..
The documents have been mailed
to the Michigan Senators with the
explanation by the faculty men that
"we have signed the petition on our
en, Women
Begin Debate
Season Today
Discussion Will Be Held
To Plan First Round,
Choose Topic Of Series,
Men and women interested in in-
tramural debating will meet for the
first time this year to get the cur-{
rent tournaments under way at
4:15 p.m. in Room 1025 in Angell
Hall.
Under the direction of Jack Shul-
er. '42L, and Jean Maxted, '41, teams
will register for the first round of
the two separate contests. Prof. Ken-
neth Hance and .Mr. Arthur Secord,
will address the group.
The proposition of campus interest
to be debated by the two groups will
e determined at today's meeting.
Each team will be assisted in the
preparation of its case by graduate
students in speech.
Experience is not necessary to
student participation, the studen l
direcors announced. The object of
the intramural programs sponsored
by Delta Sigma Rho, Athena, the
League and the Union is to give train-
ing and public speaking opportuni-
ties.
Trophies will be awarded to the
winners and runners-up in each di-
vision at the speech honors banquet
to be held in April.
Slosson Discusses War
"After the War--What?" was the
question to which Prof. Preston W.
Slosson offered a variety of possible
answers last night at the meeting
of the Ann Arbor Forum.

personal responsibility as citizens of
the state and as American patriots
concerned about the future of our
country."
Composed by Professor Slosson, and
edited by other, members of the
group, the statment advocated quick
approval of all-out aid to Britain be-
cause "to give aid with reservations,
might mean to lose all our effort."
Members of the teaching staff
from every school and college signed,
Professor Wells said. Of these 69 had
a rank of full professor, 37 were asso-
wiate professors, 36 assistant profes-.
ors, and 32 teaching fellows.
Decrying persons who insist that*
our aid can be of no avail in deter-
mining an ultimate outcome of Eur-
ope's war, the petition declares that
the United States "is the most pow-
erful nation in the world, and has it
in its power to decide whether it shall
act soon enough, strongly enough,
efficiently enough to keep the present
peril far away."
Enactment of the bill is not "an
absolutely safe course," the petition
cautioned, but, failure to pass it "may
be the most dangerous of all.
It added: "We have it in our power
to decide whether we will 'act soon
enough, strongly enough, efficiently
enough to keep the present peril far
away; or whether we prefer to face it
later, alone, on our thresholds. This
last is the alternative we choose if we
delay or hesitate to take whatever
measures the emergency may de-
miand."
Richard Pattee
Will Give Talk
State Department Official
To Discuss Conflict
Richard Pattee of the Division of
Cultural Relations, Department of
State, will deliver a University lec-
ture on "Inter-American Relations
[as Affected by the War" at 4:15 to-
day in the Rackham Lecture Hall,
under the auspices of the University
Committee on Defense Issues.:
Educated in several universities,
including the University of Coimbra,
Portugal and the University of Lou-
vain, Belgium, Mr. Pattee taught
history and political science in the
University of Puerto Rico and other
schools before becoming connected
with the State Department in 1936.
Mr. Pattee reuided 12 years in
Puerto Rico and has toured every na-
tion in America except two. He has
written several biographies of South
American statesmen and contributed
to The Commonweal,, the Hispanic
American Historical Review, and the
Journal of Negro History.

Enlarged U-Boat Activity
Will Reach Full Swing
In Next Two Months
Thailand, IndoChina
Agreement Is Near
MUNICH, Germany, Feb. 24.--4R)
-Adolf Hitler himself reported to-
day that German sea raiders had
sunk 215,000 tons of shipping in the
past two days and he proclaimed
that this was only the beginning of
a sweeping naval offensive to reach
full swing in the next two months.
He said Germany's undersea war-
fare had been restricted until re-
cently to ~ the operations of "so few,
submarines" while new crews were
being trained to go to sea in force.
The announcement of sinkings by
surface and undersea raiders in the
past two days (later increased as to
217,300 tons by DNB, official news
agency) gave grim point to the
Fuehrer's threat of a grand offens-
ive.
Hitler credited Italy with tying up
large British sea forces, as wep~ as
land forces and planes, in the Medi-
terranean area while Germany pre-
pared for her naval onslaught.
"Our struggle at sea only now can
begin," he said. "The reason for this
lies in the fact that, to begin with,
we wanted to train new crews for
U-boats~ which are now ready.
"There should be no doubt of that.
Just two hours ago I received infor-
mation from the navy high command
that just now reports on the last two
days had come in during which high
seas forces and U-boats sank 215.000
tons of "which U-boats alone sank;
190,000 tons,, among them one con-
voy of 125,000 tons which was de-
stroyed yesterday.
"Those gentlemen (the British),
however, must be prepared for still
bigger events in March and April.
Then they will find out whether we
slept through the winter or who made
use of time.
Far Eastern Mediation
Reported 'Near At Hand'
TOKYO, Feb. 25.-()--Koh Ishii,
spokesman of the cabinet 'informa-
tion bureau, announced today that
an agreement was "near at hand" in
the Japanese mediation of the con-
flict between Thailand and French
Indo-China.
He gave no details of the proposals
under consideration or the sort of
settlement expected, but deplored
newspaper reports from Saigon to the
effect that fighting might be re-
sumed. In view of the continuing
peace negotiations and yesterday's
10-day extension of the armistice to
March 7, these reports obviously ex-
aggerated the situation, he said.

Prof. Elliott Will Lecture Today
On Religion And Human Values'

Neville Traces Eastern History
In First Lecture Of Series Here

Mr. Edwin L. Neville, former Amer-
ican Minister to Thailand, will de-
liver the second of a series of four
University lectures here when he
speaks on "Frontiers in East Asia"
at 4:15 p.m. tornorrow in the Rack-
ham Amphitheatre, under the aus-
pices of political science department.
In his first lecture yesterday, Mr.
Neville sketched the rise and devel-
opment of Chinese cultural and polit-
ical institutions. He outlined, the
fundamental schools of Chinese
thought and described how the geo-
graphy of the country influenced the
growth of basic legal and political
theories.
Explaining Chinese expansion
southward for several thousands of
years, Mr. Neville pointed out the
resistance of the Siamese peoples of

elude three more University lectures,
participation in the work of the po-
litical sciecne department in the field
of international relations and con-
Isultation with students who are in-
terested in the United States Foreign
Service as a career.
Upon his graduation from the Uni-
versity in 1907 Mr. Neville com-
menced his service in the Far East
and was made Consul and Consul-
General in various posts in China
and Japan before he became Secre-
tary of the American Embassy at
Tokyo in 1925.
Mr. Neville was appointed Coun-
sellor of Embassy and Consul-Gen-
eral in the Jananese capital in 1928,
and in 1937 was made United States
Minister to Siam, the highest hon-
. .1i...... j. .-.A-

Prof. Harrison S. Elliott of Union
Theological Seminary of New York
City will speak on "Religion and
Human Values in Our Time" at 4:15
p.m. today at Lane Hall under the
auspices of the Student Religious
.Association. '
At 10 a.m. he will visit a graduate
education class and at 12:15 attend
a luncheon of faculty and local minis-
ters.
Professor Elliott will appear as
the first lecturer on the second semes-
ter program of the Student Religious
Association. As president of the Re-
ligious Education Association he is
touring the United States and Can-
ada conferring with University relig-
ious counselors. His writings include
"Student Standards of Action," "The
Bearing of Psychology on Religion,"
"Solving Personal Problems," "The
Process of Group Thinking," "Can Re-
ligious Education Be Christian?" and
"Grom Discussion in Religious Ed-

.Prof.. Windt,
Reveals Cast
Of New Play
Members of the cast of Play Pro-
duction's offering of "Trelawney of
the Wells" were announced yesterday
by Prof. Valentine B. Windt, director
of the drama group. The comedy by
Arthur Wing Pinero, will run in the
Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre tomor-
row through Saturday.
Appearing in this play are Mar-
garet Schiller, '41, playing Mrs. Mos-
sop; John Sinclair, '42, Ablett; Rich-
ard Strain, '42, Tom Wrench; Mar-
guerite Mink, '41, Imogene Parrott;
William Kinzer, s'42, James Telfer;
William Altman, '42, Ferdinand
Gadd; Joseph Lynn, '41, Augustus
Colpoys; and Margaret Cotton, '42,
Mrs. Telfer.
Others in the cast are Dorothy
Haydel, '41Ed, who will take the part
of Avonia Bunn; Ada McFarland,
'42 in the title role of Rose Trelawn-
ey; Edward Sullivan, Grad, Arthur
Gower; Helene Herzfeld, '42, arah;
Whitfield Connor, Grad., Sir William
Gower; Adeline Gittlen, '42, Miss Tra-.
falgar Gower; Ollierae Bilby, '41,

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