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Editorial
Against War,
AgainWst .reactiV"n

Fifty Years Of Continuous Publication
VOL. LI. No. 106 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, TUESDAY, MARCH 4, 1941 Z-323

PRICE FIVE CENTS

Clark Blocks.
Plan To Limit
Senate debate
On Lease Bill
Foreign Relations Group
Proposes Measure Fori
Vote On Act This Week
Sen. Glass Suggests'
Cloture On Bill1
WASHINGTON, March 3-()-
Administration forces, working des-
perately to obtain a vote on the lease-
lend bill by this week-end, failed to-
day in an initial effort to limit debate
on the measure.
Senatdr Clark (Dem-Mo) blocked a
proposal by Chairman George (Dem-
Ga) of the Senate Foreign Relations!
Committee that the Senate agree
unanimously to limit future speeches
on the bill itself to one hour each,
and speeches on amendments to a
half hour.
Clark and Senator Wheeler (Dem-
Mont) said they had not filibustered
against the bill, but added it was a!
measure of such great important
there should be no limitation on de-
bate.
"I don't wonder that some of the
proponents of this bill would like to
see it jammed through at the earliest
possible moment," Wheeler declared,
"because they know as I do that when
people 'understand it there will be a
tremendous uprising overethe coun-
try against it. I expect to fight this
legislation in any way, shape or form
I can."
Wheeler said many persons had
written him urging that a filibuster
be conducted. He said he believed they
were "justified" in making such a'
request because, "no matter how you
sugar-coat this measure it is a dan-
gerous thing to put on the statute
books."
Earlier Senator Glass (Dem-Va),
had suggested the Senate impose
cloture-a procedure under which no
Senator can speak more than once
or more than one hour. A two-thirds
majority is necessary to impose clo-
ture.
Wheeler declared he had read sug-
gestions for cloture and added that
they came "from Senatorstwho have
spent very little time on the floor."
"If they would stay here and listen
to the debate," he added, "there
wouldn't be so much' shouting about
cloture."

Rites To Be Held Today
For Dr. C. W. Edmunds

Russia Protests Bulgarian Policy

In Granting Admission

To Nazis;

Burial To Be In Richmond,
Ind.; Services Will Be
At St. Andrew's Here
Funeral services for Dr. Charles
W. Edmunds, late member of the
medical faculty of the University and
chairman of the department of ma-
teria medica and therapeutics, who
died at his home Saturday afternoon,
will be held at 3:30,p.m. today in St.
Andrew's Episcopal Church.
The body will be sent for burial to
Richmond, Ind., where members of
Dr. Edmunds' family reside.
Pall bearers will be: Dr. Moses
Gomberg, Dr. Frederick G. Novy, Dr.
Cyrus C. Sturgis, Dr. Ralph G. Smith,
Dr. Jesse S. Reeves, Dr. Morris P.
Tilley, Mr. Samuel M. Stanton, Dr.
Edward L. Adams, Dr. Henry F.
Adams, and Dr. Henry F. Vaughan.
Ushers for the funeral services will
be Mr. Joseph A. Bursley, Mr. Rear-
don Peirsol, Mr. Ernest F. Lloyd, and
Dr. Harley A. Haynes.
The deep regret experienced by
the medical faculty and others of Dr.
Edmunds' friends was expressed in a
statement issued by Dean A. C.
Furstenberg of the medical school. He
said:
"The Medical Faculty is deeply
shocked by the sudden death of Dr.
Charles W. Edmunds. In his pass-
ing our school has lost its senior
Faculty member and a pioneer

whose loyalty and devotion to med-
ical education and research have
exerted a far-reaching influence
upon the progress of American med-
icine. As one of the founders of
this School he concerned himself
with the trends of medical educa-
tion and instituted methods that
were creative and contemporane-
ously strong and effective. As a
teacher he was fair and sympathe -
tic in his student relationships,
alert to scholarly potentialities, and
(Continued on Page 21
Council Votes
For Improving
City'sAirport
Action Saves University's
CAA Course; $2,500
Is Sum Appropriated

Turkey, Balkans Prepare Fo r War

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Leading Roles
For JGP Cast
Are Announced
Helen Rhodes Will Portray
Heroine; Dorothy Knode
To Play Part Of Hero
Last week's tryouts for roles in 1941
JGP have resulted in putting 42 jun-
ior women at work on rehearsals for
the producton, which is to be given
March 26. 27, 28 and 29.
Helen Rhodes, of Howes Cave, N.Y.,
has the part of Mariadne, the hero-
ine of this very modern satire, which
mocks its classic Greek background.
Miss Rhodes is a member of Wyvern.
She was music chairman of Fresh-
man Project, and a member of the
Soph Prom committee. She is affili-
ated with Gamma Phi Beta.
The role of the hero will be played
by Dorothy Knode, who is a transfer
from the University of New Mexico,
and a member of Kappa Kappa
Gamma. Fay Goldner, of Cleveland
Heights, O., will play Socrates, while
Veitch Purdom, of Ann Arbor, will
take the role of Xantippe. Miss Pur-
dom is chairman of the make-up com-
mittee for both JGP and Theatre
Arts. She is affiliated with Collegi-
ate Sorosis.
Roxane will be played by Dorothy
Merki, of Toledo, O., who was co-
chairman of decorations for the 1940
Panhellenic Ball and is a member of
(Continued on Page 5)

With the city council's approval j
last night of a $2500 expenditure to
make improvements at the city air-
port the University's CAK. training
program appeared to be saved for this
semester.
University officials had received
notice from regional headquarters in
Chicago that unless runways were
widened and a new hangar erected
at the city airport, the flight train-
ing program would have to be dropped
for this semester.
After some discussion the council
agreed to appropriate the amount nec-
essary to widen the runways if the
"Ann Arbor ir service, which leases
the airport, would build the new
hangar. It was also decided that an
audit and further study into the fi-
nancial condition of the Ann Arbor
Air Service should be made in order
to arrive at a suitable plan for re-
payment of the $2500.
The runways will be widened from
their present size of 100 feet to 3001
feet. Prof. Emerson B. Conloa, co-
ordinator of Civilian Pilot Training
pointed out to the council that ordi-
narily training pilots was not a func-
tion of the University but because
of the national defense situation it
had undertaken the work. Conse-
quently, it was necessary that proper
facilities be available.
The council accepted the resigna-
tion of Ald. Floyd D. Elsifor, who has
been 'called into active service with
the army. The second ward alderman
is a second lieutenant in the infantry
reserve.
It was decided that a special pri-
mary election be held in the second
ward on April 18 to fill the vacancyI
caused by Elsifor's resignation.
Ald. J. B. Waite's ordinance to re-
quire that all new building construc-
tion with certain exceptions provide
parking facilities was voted down at
a second reading.{
Alpha Nu To Meet
Alpha Nu, honorary men's speech
fraternity, will hold a meeting for
all pledges at 7:30 p.m. today in
Room 4003, Angell Hall.

Turks Call Up Reservists,
Mine Dardanelles; Nazis,
Bulgarians Face Greeks
Eden Visits Athens
To Test Reactions
BELGRADE, Yugoslavia, March 3.
-(P)--Turkey and the rest of the
Balkans, now converted by high stra-
tegy into a potential zone of battle
for the European war, strained to-
night at final preparations for the
worst,
Geirmany was trying to reassure'
Turkey, it appeared. Unofficial re-
ports at Istanbul, not confirmed by
the Associated Press, said a "high
German official" would arrive at An-
kara tomorrow to confer with Foreign
Minister Sukru Saracoglu.
Turkey
Mining of all but a narrow channel
of the Dardanelles, concentration of
warships and calling of naval reserves,
came as phases of the stiff control
Turkey is clamping on the Darda-
nelles.
Ships now seeking transit of the
strait, one of the links between the
Mediterranean and the Black Sea,
must notify Turkish authorities by
wireless six hours in advance and give
full identification.
Bulgai a ...
Bulgaria, more than ever, looked
like a great German camp-an en-
campment of men with somewhere
else to go.
Field Marshal Sigmund List, com-
malde-inohief of Adolf Hitler's
Balkan armies, had moved his head-
quarters to Sofia. Seven divisions
of Bulgaria's freshly mobilized army
were massed at the Turkish frontier.
Greece.
Anthony Eden. Britain's touring
foreign minister, and his traveling-
mate, General Sir John G. Dill, Chief
of the British Imperial General Staff,
were in Athens, concerned over
Greece's reaction to the presence of
German forces on the Bulgarian
frontier.
Local Campus
AIA Chapter
To Meet Today

Nathan Milstein, distinguished Rus-
sian violinist of worldwide fame, will
appear in the sixth of the 1940-41
Choral Union Concert series to be
given at 8:30 p.m. today in Mill Aud-
itorium.
First appearing in America under
Leopold Stokowski and the Phila-
delphia Orchestra, Milstein has made
eleven tours over the United States.
He has appeared both as a concert
artist and in his own recitals.
The program for today's recital in-
cludes: Adagio and Rondo, Stamitz;
Prelude and Gavotte in E major,
Bach; Sonata in F major, Op. 24,
Beethoven; Meditation, Tschaikow-
sky; Burlesque, Joseph Suk; and the
Concerto in A minor, No. 5, Vieux-
temps.
Tickets for this single recital are
available and may be purchased
either at the Choral Union Offices in
Burton Memorial Tower or at the
boxoffice in Hill Auditorium.
Milstein is taking the place of
Georges Enesco, who was originally
scheduled to appear in the sixth
Choral Union Concert, but has been

Nathan Milstein To Play Today
In Sixth Choral Union Concert
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NATHAN MILSTEIN
detained in Europe because of the
present war conditions.

Plays Today

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Detroit Mayor
To Give Talk
Here At Union
Michigan Party Sponsors
First.. Informative. Talk
In Government Series
Edward J. Jeffries, '23L, the De-
troit mayor who has gained the rep-
utation of a "fighting liberal" will ad-
dress members of the student body
on "Undergraduate Preparation for
Public Life" at 8 p.m. tomorrow in
the Union.
Jeffries is expected to emphasize
the role of the private citizen in gov-
ernment in addition to an analysis
of public administration.
His speech will be the first among
a series of informative talks spon-
sored by the Michigan party on gov-
ernment and related aspects. David
Thompson, '41, chairman of the ar-
rangements committee announced
that an open forum will be held after
the talk when the audience will have
the opportunity of questioning the
speaker or making comments.
Jeffries became major two years
ago when he was elected by a two to
one majority over the incumbent
Richard Reading in a campaign made
spirited by the CIO's endorsement of
Jeffries.
Previous to his present position he
served on the city council for eight
years and the last two years of that
period he was president of that body.

Vocational Talk
Will Be Given
By Dr. Bunting
Speech Today To Consider
Opportunits :Offered
By Dental Profession
Dean Russel W. Bunting of the
School of Dentistry will deliver the
second in a series of vocational gui-
dance lectures at 4 p.m. today in
Room 319 of the Michigan Union.
The vocational lecture series is
sponsored" by the Michigan Union as
part of its program to help Michigan
students become acquainted with all
that the University offers.
Dean Bunting's address will be con-
cerned with explaining the oppor-
tunities and the role of dentistry as
a profession in modern life. There is
a great need for dentists, which the
School is not able to supply at the
present time, Dean Bunting com-
mented in discussing the subject of
today's lecture.
Most professions are fairly well
crowded at the present, but there re-
mains a big field to be developed
in the profession of dentistry as part
of the nation's general health pro-
grams, he said.
In this afternoon's address Dean
Bunting will elaborate and discuss
the various phases of dental educa-
tion and practice and answer ques-
tions of prospective dentistry stu-
dents in a special discussion period
following the lecture.

Washington Interprets Note
As Warning To Berlin
To Stay Clear Of Turkey
Japan Says French
AcceptThird Offer
MOSCOW, March 3-()-The
Soviet Foreign Commissariat in-
formed Bulgaria today that Russia
"cannot share the opinion of the
Bulgarian government as to the cor-
rectness of the latter's position" in
granting admission to German troops.
The communication to Bulgaria,
handed to its minister at Moscow
expressed disapproval on the grounds
Bulgaria's action "does not lead to
consolidation of peace but to eten-
ion of thesphere of war and to Bul-
garia being involved in it."
The note added:
"In view of this the Soviet govern-
ment, true to its policy of peace, can-
not render any support to the Bul-
garian government in the application
of its present policy.
"The Soviet government is com-
pelled to make the present statement
especially in view of the fact the Bul-
garian press freely circulates rumors
fundamentally misrepresenting the,
real position of the USSR.
The text of the Russian note and
an outline of events leading up to it
were issued by Tass, official Russian
news agency.
The note was delivered into the
Bulgarian envoy by Andrei Y. Vish-
insky, vice commissar of foreign af-
fairs.
- Tass said-that on Saturday in 'ofl""
the Bulgarian Foreign Office in-
formed the Russian Minister that
Bulgaria had given' her consent to
entrance of German troops, "having
in view preservation of peace in the
Balkans."
Capital Sources Say.
Russia Won't Interfere
WASHINGTON, March 3-(P)-
Soviet Russia's surprise statement
of policy on the Germanr military
move into Bulgaria was interpreted
in some quarters here tonight as a
possible warning to Berlin to keep
hands off Turkey and the vital Dar-
canelles.
Despite the expressed dissatisfac-
tion over Bulgaria's ation in ad-
mitting German troops, however, in-
formed sources saw nothing to indi-
-ate, that Russia would interfere ac-
ively with any German thrust against
Greece.
Another possible explanation given
here was that Russia was advancing
claims to some compensation for not
intervenin in Bulgaria, long consid-
sred within the Russian sphere of in-
fluence.
Japan Claims French
Accept New Proposal
VICHY, France, March 3-()-
Japanese circles said Tokyo sent a
third proposal for settlement of the
Indo-Chinese-Thailand border dis-
pute which French ministers tonight
accepted save for a few minor de-
tails.
The proposal agreed substantially,
to modifications the ministers asked
for when Tokyo made its "final offer"
February 28, it was said. The new
terms dropped previous requests for
Thai bridgeheads on the French side
of the Mekong River at Luangpra-
bang and Pakse, and a Thai frontier
extending to Lake Tonle Sap.
Foreign circles were inclined to at-
tach great importance to an inter-
view between U.S. Ambassador Ad-
miral William D. Leahy and Marshal
Petain just before the cabinet met.

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Sig .Phi Eps,
Sorosis Take
ceFete Honor
Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity and
Collegiate Sorosis sorority walked off
with top honors in the all-events com-
petition of the first annual Michigan
Winter Carnival which closed Sunday
evening with a Gala Ice Show staged
in the ring of the University Coli-
seum.
Each had amassed the largest total
of points in all the events of the fra-
ternity and the sorority competition.
Points were awarded to all those en-
trants who captured any of the firstI
five places in a single event.
Over 800 hundred people marveled
at the skillful fancy exhibitions given
by members of the Olympia Skating
Club of Detroit and laughed heartily
when student contestants in the fan-,
cy skating competition tried vainly to
repeat a similar performance.
Edwin lNeville
VIM VI e
To Speak Here
Last x In Series Of Four
Talks Is Tomorrow
Mr. Edwin L. Neville will discuss
"Far Eastern Reactions to Western
Penetration" in a University Lecture
at 4:15 p.m. tomorrow in the Rack-
ham Lecture Hall under the auspices
of the political science department.
Tomorrow's talk will be the last in
a series of four prepared by Mr.
Neville, whose program here includes
participation in the work of the poli-
tical science department in the field
of international relations and con-

Paul
On
Of

Brown Will Lecture'
Latin America; Slidce-
Trip Will Be Shown

King Welcom.es New U.S. Ambassador;

Discussing his recent trip to South
America, Paul Brown, 36A, will be
the main speaker at the regular meet-
ing of the University of Michigan
chapter of the American Institute of
Architects, at 7:30 p.m. today in the
Union, Wesley Lane, '41A, president
of the chapter, announced yesteday.
Winner of the Booth Scholarship in
architectural design, Brown was
awarded enough money, to take his
trip to South America, where he made
a study of the architecture and art
of that continent. His talk will be
illustrated with slides and motion
pictures of his journey through Latin
American republics.
Brown is the first speaker in a
series of lectures to be presented by
the local chapter of the American In-
stitute of Architects, which is a
branch of the Institute's Detroit di-
vision.
Wesley Lane, '41A, is president of
the campus organization, which has
as its purpose the stiumlation of ac-
tivities, and the promotion of in-
terest in modern trends in architec-
ture and design. The society brings
guest speakers to the campus and
holds regular meetings at which arch-
itectural trends and problems are
discussed.
Sales Tax Collections
Show Prosperity Rise

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He Was Flabbergasted :
Union Bus-Boy Is Bequeathed
$3,000 As Friendship Toren
By ROBERT SPECKHARD dropped into John's lap aren't odi-
John Braidford, 19-year-old fresh- ary experiences and neither are the
man engineer and a bus-boy in the
cafeteria of the Michigan Union, eactions. Though his room-mate,
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found~~A himsel rrfe y$00tn

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found himself richer by $3000 this
week by reason of the will of James
Dewer of Windsor, Canada, who left
the sum to John as a token of friend-
ship.
A telegram from Windsor last week-
end called John home to witness the
will of the deceased middle-aged
bachelor, whose lawn John had
mowed during his grammar and high-
school days. The will stipulates he
shall receive $1000 immediately,
another $1000 when he becomes of
age, and still another when he grad-
uates from the engineering college.

aex uanye, ,zz, maniage Lo com-n
plete a double somersault on the bed,
John was "just flabbergasted" when
he first heard the news,
After helping out the folks at
.home, John intends to place his in-
heritence in the bank. The future will
decide to what other purposes the
money will go, he stated.
As far 'as he knows at the present
time, John will keep his job at the
Union cafeteria and his position as
check-room attendant at the Uni-
versity Coliseum.

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CALLS FOR STAFF TRYOUTS
Tryouts for the Women's Staff
of The Daily will meet at 4:30
p.m. Thursday upstairs in the Stu-
dent Publications Building.
Eligible freshmen who wish to
try out for the editorial, sports or
women's staff of rThe Daily, and

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