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Fifty Years Of Continuous Publication
VOL. L. No. 36 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 1940 Z-323

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Hitler Reaffirms Power; British Convoy Sunk

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Nazis Destroy
Supply Ships
In Air Attack;
Blockade Hit
Lifeline In North Atlantic
Bombarded By Stukas;
Six ShipsLost In Battle
Neville Chamberlain
ReportedGravely Ill
MUNICH, Nov. 8.-(P)-Adolph
Hitler, in a stormy speech in the Mun-
ich Lowenbraeu beer cellar tonight
declared Germany is "strong enough
to meet any combination in the)
world."
Surrounded by Nazi party stal-
warts in the memorialeve observation
of the party's unsuccessful Beer Hall
Putsch of 1923, the German Fuehrer
declared he was determined to carry
the war to a decisive conclusion,
and rejected any compromise.
H said German production capac-
ity was the highest in the world and
the Reich soon Would have the ca-
pacity of the rest of Europe added
to its own.
Just on year ago the Fuehrer nar-
rowly escaped death from a time
bomb planted in the beer hall scene
of the annual celebration.
Tonight he spoke behind closed
doors to his old omrades of 17 years
ago, in contrast to the open-house
festivities heretofore.
Bombers Blast
British Shipping
(By The Associated Pr'ss)
BERLIN, Nov. 8.-An entire British
merchant convoy of from 15 to 20
ships totaling 86,000 tons has beenl
destroyed in the very middle of Bri-
tain's vital north Atlantic lifeline by
German surface warships, according
to today's Nazi claims.
This success in the air and sea
counter-blockade of Britain apparent-
ly came three days ago, but the
heightening tempo of the campaign
was reflected in the report of an
informed source that today Stuka
dive bombers blasted 31,000 tons of
shipping to the bottom out of strong-
ly-protepted convoys and damaged
23,000 tons.
Stuka bombers, the terror which
Germany unleashed against her op-
posing lines in her sweep through the
low countries and France, are rang-
ing around the British Isles and
more than 300 miles to sea in\ the ef-
fort to choke off Britain's suppplies.
Six ships were reported to have
gone under today under the Stukas'
bombsights, two of them "somewhere
west of Ireland.' Yesterday, accord-
ing to the high command, two Brit-
ish ships were sunk by aerial bom-
bardment and a 10,000-ton British
cruiser was among several ships re-
ported damaged by bombs.
Such blows against the shipping
of a nation which must import and
export in orderdto live and Mfigh
represent the direst threats to the
convoy system, which saved Britain's
world war commerce and upon which
she relies in the present conflict.
Various bits of unofficial informa-
tion indicated the convoy was at-
tacked Tuesday about 1,000 miles
out of Newfoundland on the main
line of supply from Canada and the
United States.
Former Prime

Minister Reported Ill
LONDON, Nov. 8.-(P)--Neville
Chamberlain, the apostle of peace and
patience who led Britain through the
Munich crisis of September, 1938,
and finally surrendered the post of
Prime Minister only when the Ger-
man blitzkrieg began in the low coun-
tries last' May 10, lay gravely ill to-

Gravely Ill

NEVILLE CHAMBERLAIN
Many Watch I
Student Male
Perilous Climb'
By MYRON DANN
Defying 14 doctors, 7 policemen,
10 powerhouse employees, 9 firemen,
and 40,000 volts, an ill University
Student climbed to the top of the
transformers at the University power
plant, yesterday morning and re-
mained there for more than 30 min-
utes.
He was being taken from the Health
Service to another hospital for treat-
Ment when he ran to the transformers
and climbed to the top, despite ef-
forts to restrain him. Power was im-
mediately cut off all over the cam-
pus so that he and would-be rescuers
would not be endangered.
Rescuers were balked at first by
his steadfast refusal to come down.
More than once ladders and ropes
were placed against the transformers
only to be drawn up to the top by
the student and held there.
The danger of his .escapade can be
realized that if he had touched the
ground and the wires' of the trans-
formers at the same time he would
have been immediately electrocuted
by 40,000 volts.
He finally came down when all the
rescuers climbed up on the transform-
er at one time, forming a human net
so that he was forced down. He then
left with Dr. Agate and Dr. Him-
ler, for a private hospital.
Lights, adding machines, cash reg-
isters, elevators, clocks and all other
machines driven by electrical power
on campus stopped working for a
short period while he was forced down.
Extend Training Deadline
Postponement of registration for
link training until noon today in the
offices of the Aeronautical Engineer-
ing, department was announced last
night by Prof. E. W. Conlon, director
,'f the local Civil Aeronautics Author-
ity flight courses.

Conference
Hears Noted
Psychiatrist
'Child Delinquency Bred
By Adults,' Dr. Hulbert
Tells Personnel Group
Convention To Hear
School Panel Today
Adults breed delinquency by speak-
ing disrespectfully of other adults in
he presence of children, according to
Dr. Harold S. Hulbert, '14M, psychia-
trst of Chicago, Illinois, who lectured
before the Tri-State Conference on
Pupil Personnel yesterday in the
Rackham Building.
Disrespectful opinions of the op-
posing parties in a political campaign
cause children to believe that the
laws of the winning party are not
deserving of respect and should not
be obeyed. Freedom of speech is not
such, said Dr. Hulbert, that we must
listen to words that breed disrespect.
Dr. Meyers Appears
Dr. Garry Cleveland Meyers, ed-
itor of the magazine, "Children's
Activities," told the educators that
each step of learning in academic
courses must be adjusted to the ability
and skills of the learner. He warned
against the idea. of some teachers
that vocational curses like woodwork-
ing are for "dumbells."
In an afternoon lecture Dr. Hugo
Masters, Consultant in Adult Educa-
tion at the W. K. Kellogg Institute,
asked for the development of the
responsibility of the parent in the
school program, This responsibility,
said Dr. Masters, must be worked out
by the school and the parent cooper-
atively. A critical view of what is
being done in the name of education
should be developed.
Judge Kelley Speaks
At the banquet in the Union Judge
Camille Kelley of Chattanooga, Tenn.,
spoke on "The Adventure and Re-
sponsibility of Present Day Living."
Judge Kelley questioned the belief
that the psychologist means unre-
strained freedom when he advocates
giving the child free-rein in his af-
fairs. "There is no freedom without
control," said Judge Kelley, "and
when psychology pleads that the
child should have freedom he means
that the child, with the aid of mod-
ern inventions like the radio, should
develop control of his own."
The Convention will hear a panel
at 9:00 a.m. in the Rackham Build-
ing today on "How Can the School
be Adjusted to the Physical, Mental,
and Emotional Life of the Individ-
ual Child.'Dr. William Sadler, Spec-
ial Consultant in Psychiatry at the
W. K. Kellogg Foundation, will speak
at the closing luncheon at 12:30
p.m. in the Union.

'Super Spectacle' Will
Welcome Team Home
Win, lose or draw, in their battle
with the Golden q hers of Minne-
sota this afternoon xplans are being
made to stage onQj of the greatest
demonstrations ev held here for
the returning Wd4lverine football
warriors when they arrive in town at
2 :2 tomorrow/'afternoon at the
Michigan Central StAtion.
This will be the first welcoming
demonstration that the Michigan
students have given the team which
now ranks third in iational ranking,
giving place only to'a f'he Big Red of
Cornell and their opponents this af-
ternoon, Minnesota.
All the cheer leaders will be pres-
ent, with head cheer-leader Art Treut
leading the way; these boys will in-1
terview the returning players. A pub-,
lic address system will be set-up so
that the entire crowd may hear a
few words from the coaching staff
and the players. Music will be sup-
plied by the American Legion Band.
Re-Admittance
Case, Meeting
Set For Today
Island Park Will Be Scene1
Of Meeting; Prominent1
Speakers Will Appear
The meeting on behalf of the nine
students who were asked not to re-1
turn to the University this fall will
be held at 1 p.m. today on- the Island
Park baseball diamond on Fuller
St., it was announced yesterday by
the Michigan Committee for Aca-
demic Freedom and the Michigan
Civil Rights Federation.
The meeting, which was originally
scheduled for the Masonic Temple
Auditorium, will be held in Unity
Hall in case of inclement weather.
Speakers at the meeting will be
headed by Jerome Davis, former Yale
professor who is now a member of
the faculty of the New School for
Social Research in New York, and
Prof. Edward A. Ross of Wisconsin,
Chairman of the American Civil Lib-
erties Union. Also on the program are
R. J. Thomas, President of the UAW-
CIO, Rudolph G. Tenerwicz, Michi-
gan Congressman; Rev. Owen A.
Knox, head of the Michigan Civil
Rights Federation, and Herbert Witt,
national secretary of the American
Student Union.
Maurice Sugar, Detroit attorney,
will act as examiner at the "hearing"
which will simulate a trial.
Permission to use the meeting
places was obtained by a committee of
Ann Arbor residents. The committee
is composed of Mrs. Harold S. Gray,
1416 Hill; Mr. Louis Reiman, 1409
Shadford Road; Neil Staebler, 715 S.
Forest; Mrs. Edward Bryant, 1402
Washington Heights; and Rev. Har-
old P. Marley, pastor of the Unitarian
Church.
"We wish to emphasize," Mrs. Bry-
ant said last night, "that this com-
mittee is not affiliated with the two
organizations holdin" the meeting.
We simply want to insure that the
right of assembly be extended to
serious organizations wanting to meet
in Ann Arbor." The statement of the
Unitarian Church board appears on
another page.
UPC To Plan
New Program

Defenders
Trapped
BritishI

Try To
Fascist
Bolster

Smash
Force;
Morale;

Entire Greek Line
Is Claimed Intact
(By The Associated Press)
ATHENS, Greece, Nov. 8.-Greek
troops were reported tonight to have
pushed back the invading Italians
along great sections of a mountain-_
ous battle front, and at the end of
12 days of this new war, the defenders'
postion was declared by neutral ex-
perts to be as good or better than it
was on the first day of the Fascist
assault.
The Italians, according to available
military information, had been
thrown back both in the center sector
and on the northeastern or right
GreJ. wing in the territory of Al-
bania - the country from which the
invasion was sprung.
Italians Trapped
In the center, a large but unde-
termined number of Italiansuwas re-;
ported trapped some days ago, and
the action now appeared to be aimed
at their encirclement and possible an-
nihilation or capture.
The Greek high command itself
had announced that Italian attacks
on the Greek left, in the theatre near
the Ionian Sea, had been repulsed.
Thus the entire Greek line appeared
to be not only holding firm, but to be
pressing back the Italians in a great
rough arc.
The day's actions were heavy and
artillery fire boomed intermittently
through the high, rugged terrain
of the defense line. The Italians had
brought up heavy mechanized forces
Greek guns were concentrated to pro-
tect the coastal route to Ioannina,
stragetic city.
No Break
Neutral observers said they could
find no evidence of any break in
Greek communications or supply and
reported troop and civilian morale
was high - due in part, perhaps, to
British aid. ;
Italian air activity is continuing.
to harass the Greeks, the Ministry of
Home Security reporting during the
day that Italian fliers had bombed
villages, towns, rural districts and
shepherd's settlements in the inter-
ior.
It was asserted, however, there had
day I reject now and here any comn-
casualties."
SRA To Hold Roundtable
Kenneth Morgan, director of the
Student Religious Association, will
discuss "Boy and Girl Relations" at
the Saturday Roundtable at 7:30 p.m.
at Lane Hall.
Pawlowski Blan
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By A. P. BLAUSTEIN
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Greek Army
Pushes Back
Italian Foes

Hopes In Balance
67,00) Spectators To See Traditional Clash;
Michigan Must Battle Formidable Line;
Franck, Smith Lead Gopher's Offense
By DON WIRTCHAFTER
MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 8.-The rampaging Mihigan Wolverines strike
against the Golden Avalanche of Minnesota tomoriow
It's the tale of two unbeaten and untied teams, two gridiron powerhouses
of the nation, who will meet here before a capacity throng of 67,000 spec-
tators in Memorial Stadium.
As both camps retreated to their out-of-the-way hideouts tonight, foot-
ball interest in this interesting Twin City was at its peak.
This battle is a natural, and the Land of the Norse is well aware of that
fact. Betting is heavy and most takers are willing to wager at even odds.
Tickets for the game went with amazing rapidity. Tonight, the scalpers
-' -- -are demanding and getting huge
Triple Threat Star prices for seats so far away that
you wouldn't put your mother-in-law
in them on ordinary days.
There's football discussion here
by the hour. Everyone is interested.
Everyone wants to know which of
these two great teams will be tumbled
from the ranks of the unbeaten when
2:the sun sets over the vast North
plains tomorrow.
It's a real battle of the goliaths.
:. >Both have their hearts set on a Wes-
tern Conference title, and naturally
'::::.>.:' ; s~yboth, have high hopes for a national
championship. Up to date, each has
<:<:won five impressive victories.
Minnesota Favored Slightly
From the records, it would seem
that the powerful- Golden Horde
should be slight pre-game favorites.
Their schedule has been 'superior,
their competition greater, They hold
triumphs over Washington, Nebraska,
Iowa, Northwestern and Ohio State,
while the Wolverines have faced Cal-
ifornia, Michigan State, Harvard, Ill-
inois and Penn.
And so the Gophers would be fav-
ored tonight, if it were not for the
presence of one man in the Michigan
lineup, Tornado Tom Harmon, the
Wolverine's sensational All-American.
MINNESOTA'S GEORGE FRANCK He's taken some of the optimism
away from the Minnesota followers.
He's made them think. He's made
Se o Pthem worry.
Sen ior PhotosThey realize around here how much
Michigan and Harmon want this vic-
D eadinie Near tory. So, despite the superior Goph-
er schedule, and despite a Minnesota
will to win that is equal to anything
Ensian Coupons Available; the invading Wolverine scan muster,
odds on the game remained even
Cory Advises No Delay all through the day.
Team In Brisk Drill
Seniors in all schools and colleges Fritz Crisler and his 34-man wreck-
of the University are requested to ing crew pulled into town by train
have their pictures taken for the 1941 from Chicago early this afternoon.
'Ensian by Dec. 6. Coupons may be They rolled through a brisk signal
purchased for $3 this week from sales- departed to a St. Paul retreatthen
men stationed in front of the Main the night.
Library, at the Student Publications Aside from Milo Sukup, the Wolve-
Building, or at any of the studios rines were in top physical condition.
designated by the 'Ensian Business The veteran guard, never having ful-
Office. ly recovered from a head injury in the
Those students who desire addition- Illinois game, remained at the hospit-
al prints will be given a $2 credit al in Ann Arbor.
coupon toward payment of this ad- That gives huskyBob Kolesar, the
ditional work. great sophomore line plugger from
Cleveland, a chance to make his first
collegiate start of an already im-
ies Vertical pressive career. For spelling duties,
towering Rudy Sengel, another Soph-
omore, has been shifted from tackle
r Bridge Collapse to the running guard berth.
The Wolverines won't be able to
downward pressure was adequately miss Sukup tomorrow. They've got
fressure(Continued on Page 3)

Dr. Robert Slavin Defines 'Nature
Of Man' In Concluding Lecture

Man is a spiritual and material
unity, Dr. Robert J. Slavin, professor
of philosophy at the Catholic Univer-
sity of America defined ii the con-
cluding lecture in the "Nature of
Man" series sponsored by the Stu-
dent Religious Association here yes-
terday.
Fi'om objective study of man s a
whole he may be regarded as a ra-
tional animal with intrinsic morality.
Thus, Father Slavin insisted, man has
been created for supernatural des-
tiny.
Because of this inherent nature
man must know in what direction he
is headed and what his relation is to
his fellowmen. Through the char-
acter of man's activity, one can de-
termine his true nature, he declared.
The expression of cognative experi-
ence is possible through its acquisi-

the lecturer pointed out. Function-
ing as the motivation for all activity,
the soul cannot be swept into oblivion
the neo-Thomist insisted. Nothing
that exists as an entity in the uni-
verse can be destroyed.
Conflict between the spiritual and
material in man's life may cause the
loss of the former which reason can
,never restore, Father Slavin de-
clared.
Man's will is his equipment for
fighting and for saving the world.
Unpredictable and immeasurable as
he is, man has dominion over the
world.
Since man has human capacities,
he can carve out his own destiny and
perfect his nature, the philosopher
stressed. His fate is marked by the
quality of his distinctions and choice
for the betterment of the society in
which he lives. National criteria,

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Party Issues Call
More Members

A vertical wln oaL. ce beu e y rovided Iort but T atL in a long nar-
lateral wind pressure and unaccount- cow bridge, like the Tacoma Nar-
ed for in design, was the cause of the rows structure, "something addition-
collapse of the Tacoma Narrows al" would have to be done to make
Bridge Thursday, ?,Prof. Felix W. at safe.
Pawlowski of the aeronautical en- "This peculiar wind effect," the
gineering department, a former bridge former bridge designer asserted, was
designer, declared in an interview discovered quite by accident through
yesterday. experiments with bridge models in
"This wind load," he explained, the University wind tunnel." He add-
"Thnsistsofad owd,"whard predureed that research work was being con-
consists of aw downwar the rde ducted here on this problem and that
caus by ids What ha ens is "a way to make this type of suspen-
that the load, not being of a steady discoveredge in thsecurearmigh future." possibly be
character, causes vibrations that re- According to Prof. James B. Cissel
suit in very high stresses, particular- the reason for the collapse was the
ly if the periods of vibrations coincide high width to length ratio of one to
with the natural period of vibration 72 that it had, which departs from
of the bridge structure." {,the accepted design of approximately

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.Arab Students,
Inviting 250
To Reception
More than 250 invitations have
been issued to students and faculty
for the annual semi-formal recep-
tion given by Al Thaqfa, Arabic
student group, at 8 p.m. today in the
International Center.
President' and Mrs. Alexander G.
Ruthven will head the lead of guests.
Dean Clarence S. Yoakum of the
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A meeting of all students interest-
ed in becoming members of the Uni-
versity Progressive Council will be
held at 7:15 p.m. tomorrow in Room
306 of the Union, William H. Rock-
well, '41, chairman, announced yes-
terday.
Members of the UPC executive

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