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Fifty Years Of Continuous Publication

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Editorial
A Long-Range Plan
With Latini Neighbors ...

VOL. LI. No. 84 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22, 1941 Z-323

ThICE FIVE CENTS

'Moral Embargo'
Against U.S.S.R.
Is Lifted By U.S.

British Smash

Tobruk,

Report Continued Drive
Italian Counter-Attack Is Repulsed In Tepelini Sector
With Heavy Casualties, Greeks Claim

Antonescu
DIetatorslii

Forms Army
D. Guardists

Finnish War Imposition
Repealed; New Action
Called 'Friendly Step'

Roosevelt

Scouts

ConvoyProposals
WASHINGTON, Jan. 21. -(P)--
The United States Government to-
night lifted its "moral embargo" on
exports of airplanes and air equip-
ment to Soviet Russia.
The embargo was imposed Dec. 2,
1939, during the Russo-Finnish war,
as a mark of American disapproval
of Russian activities at that time.
The Soviet ambassador, Constan-
tine Oumansky, has now been noti-
fied by the State Department that the
embargo is no longer applicable to
the Soviet Union.
The decision was interpreted as a
friendly gesture.
The embargo was announced by
President Roosevelt to discourage, the
export of airplanes, aeronautical
equipment and materials essential to
airplane manufacture to countries
which were declared guilty of un-
provoked bombing and machine gun-
ning of civilian populations from
the war.
The State Department later ex-
panded it to include plans, plants,
manufacturing rights or technical in-
formation required for the produc-
tion of high quality aviation gaso-
line. '
President Hits Critics
Of 4id-To-Britain Bill
WASHINGTON, Jan. 21-(R)-
While Joseph P. Kennedy was telling
a house comittee that he opposed the
administration's aid-to-Britain bill
"in its present form," President
Roosevelt characterized certain ob-
jections raised by critics of the bill
as "cow-jump-over-the-moon stuff
-old Mother Hubbard."
The president referred to talk on
Capitol Hill that the measure would
permit the president to give away
the navy or use it to convoy supplies
to Britain. There was no indication
that his remarks were aimed in par-
ticular at Kennedy, his retiring am-
bassador to England, although one
of the suggested amendments that
Kennedy approved was a prohibition
against American convoys
State Pastors
Meeting Hears
Dr. E. Aubrey
Theology Professor States
Value Of Christianity
To True Democracy
Democracy is not really Christian
until all its acts are dominated\ by
the Christian faith, Dr. Edwin E.
Aubrey, professor of theology and
ethics at the University of Chicago,
asserted here yesterday in an address
before the second annual Michigan
Pastors Conference.
"We must not automatically think
of democracy and Christianity as be-
ing inextricably bound together," Dr.
Aubrey said. "For the democratic
form of government is not necessar-
ily Christian in its actions. Nor is
the church dependent on any one
particular political faith. We must
never forget that Christianity em-
braces all classes, all nationalities
and all races."
Dr. Aubrey declared that if the
Protestant Church wishes to help ob-
tain a Christian democracy it will
be forced to sacrifice some of its own
vested interests. It must develop a
"profound fellowship" within its
ranks and substitute a certain
amount of centralization for the'in-
dividualism it has hitherto enjoyed.
The church must not repeat the

mistake it made in 1918 and make
the present world conflict a "Holy
War," Dr. Aubrey continued. "Our
nilap is tn rnvire the blood trans-

Band To Honor
KunzAtAnnual
Concert Sunday
Lt. Col. Robert M. Kunz, former
drill master of the Michigan March-
ing Band who leaves the University
shortly for another post, will be hon-
ored at the annual Mid-Winter Con-
cert to be given by the University
Concert Band, under the baton of
Prof. William D. Revelli, at 4:15 p.m.
Sunday in Hill Auditorium.
The concert is open to the entire
campus, and admission will be com-
plimentary. A special program of
modern, classical and marching mu-
sic has been arranged, with a cor-
net trio, composed of Raymond Cri-
sara, '42, Donald Dickenson, '42, and
Sedewick Fields. '44, highlighting the
concert. They will play Walter Rog-
er's modern coiposition "Echoes of
the Catskills."
Professor Revelli will conduct the
band in Morton Gould's "Cowboy
Rhapsody," which was an outstand-
ing success last week-end at the In-
strumental Music Clinic. The selec-
tion has just been published. Gould,
himself, who attended the convention
here, introduced the number to the
band and conducted its performance.
Other numbers on the program are
Alexander Borodin's first movement
of his Second Symphony; the Over-
ture to "Richard The Third" by Ger-
man; "Mood Mauze" by Howland;
William's first movement in the
Symphony in C minor; Wagner's
"Invocation of Alberich" from the
opera "Rheingold;" and Gustav
Hoist's first suite in E flat.
Scott Nearing,
Noted Liberal,
To Talk Here
Free-Lance Author Will
Discuss World Conflict
SaturdayInUnity Hall
Scott Nearing, free-lance author
and lecturer, will speak on various
phases of the present European con-
flict at a public lecture at 3:30 p.m.
Saturday in Unity Hall.
The address has been arranged by
Ann Arbor friends of the noted lib-
eral and a nominal admission fee
will be charged to help defray the
expenses of his visit.-r
Nearing is a graduate of the Uni-
versity of Pennsylvania, having re-
ceived his doctor's degree from that
institution in 1905. He later served
at Pennsylvania in the capacity of
professor of economics during 1914
and 1915.
Dismissed from the Pennsylvania
faculty because of his views, he be-
came professor of Social Sciences at
the University of Toledo, teaching in
that capacity until 1917, when he
left the faculty. Since that time
he has devoted himself to writing
and lecturing.
Among his works are "Poverty and
Riches", published in 1916, "Dollar
Diplomacy", which appeared in 1925
under the authorship of Nearing and
Joseph Freeman; and "Must We
Starve" and "Fascism", published in
1932 and 1933 respectively.
Gargoyle Features
Article On NROTC

The boys with the snappy blue uni-
forms will be officially introduced
to the campus 'at large in the Feb.
issue of Gargoyle, Dave Donaldson,
'41, editor-in-chief, announced yes-
terday, as a pictorial feature on the
Naval ROTC will be one of the high-
lights of the edition appearing to-
morrow.
Freudian Fanny's discourse or
"How to act when his grip becomes
Tarzanlike" is Stardust's contribu-

(By The Associated Press)
CAIRO, Egypt, Jan. 21.-Australi-
an shock troops led by a crack Bri-
tish regiment smashed through Itli-
an defenses at Tobruk, Libya, to a
depth of more than five miles today
and captured many prisoners includ-I
ing a general, the British high com-
mand announced.
"The, advance is continuing," the
British added.
Despite the presence of German,
dive-bombers in the Mediterranean,
area the Royal Navy stood offshore
and poured high explosives into To-
bruk where 30,000 Italians are be-
sieged.
"The Italian cruiser San Giorgio in
Tobruk harbor is in flames together
with a number of petrol (gasoline)
stores and the like," the communi-'
que said.
Tanks and the Royal Air Force
also aided the land forces who sprang
to the assault at dawn today after
15 days of the same careful prepara-
tion that recently reduced the Bar-
dia garrison.
Capture of the Italian general
made a declared total of 12 thus
far captured in the British campaign
in Egypt and Italian Libya. Italian
losses in dead, wounded and cap-
tured already are estimatedto total
83,500.
The RAF carried out all-night
raids Sunday and yesterday before
the ground charge began. The Bri-
tish airmen showered the outer de-
fenses with explosives and the town
and harbor installations with both
explosive and fire bombs. .Hits on
marine repair shops and the silenc-
ing of Italian ground batteries were
claimed.
British tactics were much the same
as those used at Bardia which fell
after a 2-day final assault.
Thor Johnson I
1Will Conduct
Center Concert
,
Prof. Thor Johnson of the School
of Music wil conduct the University's
Little Symphony Orchestra in a con-
cert for members of the International
Center at 7 p.m. Sunday in the Union
Ballroom.
The Orchestra will open its pro-
gram with Mozart's "Symphony in A
major, No. 29" and will continue with
Lekeu's "Adagio, Op. 3, "Les Fleurs
pales dur souvenir" and "Mechanical
Horse," "Waltz," "Blues" and "Mili-
tary March" by Tansman.
Other selections which have been
scheduled include "The Snow is
Dancing," "The Girl with the Flaxen
Hair" and "The Little Pickininy" by
Debussy and McArtor's "Winter's
Tale Suite."
From Jan. 29 to Feb. 11, the mem-
bers of the Little Symphony plan to
present a total of 14 concerts in the
southern states. Approximately 2,500
miles will be covered during the tour.
Prof. Hanns Pick, cellist, and Prof.
Joseph Brinkman, pianist, both of
the School of Music, will join to offer
a Sonata Recital at 8:30 p.m. Monday
in the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre.
Featured selection on the program
will be Professor Brinkman's "Sonata
Fantasy" which will be played for the
first time. They will also play Beet-
hoven's "Sonata in A major, Op. 69"
and "Sonata No. 2 in F major" by
Brahms.!

ATHENS, Jan. 21-(P)-Italians
counter-attacked vainly in the Tepe-
leni sector of Albania, Greek reports
from the front said today, and were
driven back with heavy casualties
and the loss of their original posi-
tions.
"Considerable success," likewise
was noted in a dispatch from the
front in a movement of Greek troops
north of Klisura "to positions from
which it will be easier to reach their
objectives."
Greek advance units early yester-
day morning took advantage of bad
weather and poor visibility to occupy
a strategic height in a surprise at-
tack, it said.
"More than 100 prisoners, including
three officers, were captured," it said,
"together with material."
Pres. Rutlhven
Will Address
YMCAGroup
300 Delegates To Attend
Annual State Convention;
Ehrmann Will Speak
More than 300 delegates to the An-
nual State Convention and Laymen's
Conference of, the YMCA *ill hear a
special greeting from President Alex-
ander G. Ruthven atits opening lun-
ebeon tomorrow in the Union.
Featured speakers at the conven-
tion will be Dr. James Ellenwood.
state YMCA secretary for New York,
and Judge Eskil C. Carlson, former
president of the National YMCA
Council.
The local planning committee in-
cludes Ira M. Smith, registrar, Dr.
Charles Fisher of the Extension Serv-
ice, and Roger H. Freund of the localk
YMCA unit.-
Among those who will participate
in the discussion sctiims to be held
during the afternoon will be Dr.
Howard M. Ehrmann of the history I
depart'ment, who will speak on "Pub-
lic Affairs."
Judge Carlson, who will speak at1
the conference dinner, will talk on
"The Basic Problem and Or Obli-
gations to Youth." He is a practic-
ing attorney in Des Moines, and is
widely known to YMCA chapters
throughout the country.
M. C. Maxwell
To Talk Today
ASME Will Hear 'Noted
EngineerAt Union
"Hundred-Horsepower Hands" will
be the subject of a talk to be given
by M. C. Maxwell, assistant to the
president of a national padlock man-
ufacturing company, before members
of the student chapter of the Amer-
ican Society of Mechanical Engineers
at 7:30 p.m. today at the Union.
Motion pictures will accompany the
talk, which has been given the more
general title of "Material Handling."
Mr. Maxwell will point out the var-
ious methods used in industry for tak-
ing care of the transportation of
materials through the factory.
Special attention will be paid to
the specific classification of convey-
or belts.

Churchill, Hopkins Visit Naval Station

Harry Hopkins (right), President Roosevelt's special envoy to
London, talks with Prime Minister Winston Churchill on a visit to a
British northern naval station. This photo was sent from London to
New York via radio.
Harmon Kimbrough To Headline
Roster 'In- Miami All-Star Game

Battle Rumanian Troops

Tom Harmon and John Kim-
brough, the two most publicizedE
players of the 1940 football season,I
are finally to be seen on the sameI
gridiron.
The two stars will play as team-
mates in an All-Star gridiron contest
in Miami, Fla., on Feb. 23, Harmon
revealed yesterday. The game is ex-
pected to bring together 40 of the
nation's outstanding players.
"I have been asked to select one
of the teams," Harmon said, "and
just as soon as final arrangementsj
are completed, I will announce our
club. If everything is taken care of
in Miami, I can promise you the
greatest collection of college stars
ever assembled on any football field."
Kimbrough, who recently accepted
a $37,500 offer to play with the New
!ork Yankees of the American Pro-
fessional Football League, announced
his willingness to play in a long-dis-
tance phone conversation with Har-
mon Monday- night. He is considered
the greatest fullback the South has,
ever produced.
"The collection of stars that we plan
to present should fill the Orange
Bowl Stadium," Harmon pointed out.
"The opposing team will be made up
'of outstanding players from the
South and the Pacific Coast."
I Besides Harmon. three other Mich-
igan players will be' on the roster of
the squad from the East and Middle
West. They are Forest Evashevski,
captain of the 1940 Wolverine squad,
Ed Frutig and Ralph Fritz.
In addition, Harmon announced
that he intends to invite such stars
as Erwin Elrod of Mississippi State,
Paul Severin of North Carolina and

Gene Goodreault of Boston College, gE
ends; Tony Ruffa of Duke, Fred h
Davis ofnAlabama, Mike Enich of
Iowa and Warren Alfson of Nebraska, ct
(Continued on Page 3) t
Franck To GIVe
LectureToday d
Sle
B
Photosynthetic Process t
Will Be Discussed t
t
. .~ t
Problems and kinetic factors in-
volved in the photosynthetic process
will be examined by Dr. Jamesa
Franck, Professor of Physical Chem- n
istry at the University of Chicago, i
in a lecture at 8 p.m. today in the
Rackham lecture hall.
Prof. Franklin L. Everett, secretary
of Sigma Xi, honorary research fra-
ternity sponsoring the lecture,an-
nounces that Dr. Franck will survey c
the most importantf acts about photo- o
synthesis and will discuss their most
probable interpretations. Particular C
attention will be paid to the phe-
nomena of the light situation, the C
induction periods of photosynthesis I
and the fluorescence of living leaves.
i
Dr. Beatty Speaks i
To Student Group
Speaking on "The Tetra-Ethyl
Lead Industry," Dr. Harold Beatty,
assistant director of research with the
Tetra-Ethyl Lead Company, ad-
dressed members of the student chap-
ter of the Amerioan Institute of
Chemical Engineers at their first
meeting of 1941 last night. '
Emphasizing tht need for deli-
cacy in most of the operations con-
cerned, Dr. Beatty pointed out that
there is still plenty of room for im-
provement in the process, and hence
a wide-open field for prospective
chemical engineers.
Prior to the talk, AIChE president
Lowell R. Moss, Jr., '41E, announced
that AIChE members would be
asked to serve as guides for the En-
gineering College's Open House to
be held March 29.
It was also decided that the annual
AIChE problem would be opened for
working Saturday morning, Febru-
ary 1. Any student turning in a prac-
tical solution to the problem will re-

azis Reported Rushing
Soldiers Into Bucharest
To Put Down Fighting
rerman Officer
Slain In Disorders
BUCHAREST, Jan. 22. -(P)-
ridespread disorders in Rumania
cluding the slaying of a German
ficer prompted General Ion Anton-
cu to put the army in charge of the
ate Police, militarize 87 important
dustries, and made a desperate ap-
al last night to dissident Iron
uardists to "forget the hatreds" and
d him in reestablishing order.
(Dispatches from Belgrade said the
ghting was between heavily-armed
umanian Iron Guardists and the
umanian Army. From Sofia it was
sported German troops, now sta-
oned in Rumania in great numbers,
ere speeding to Bucharest and other
ties to quell the fighting.)
General Antonescu dismissed Min-
ter of the Interior Petrevicesu, a
ading Iron Guardist, "for failure to
t up a guard around the hotel hous-
tg the German military mission,
dilure to take the necessary steps
ter 'the murder of the German
ajor, and for allowing internal
rder to collapse."
Names New Minister
Dimitru Popescu, military com-
ander of Bucharest, was named new
sister of interior. All police pre-
ts were replaced by military men,
n army major was named head of
ilitary censorship, and an army
eneral replaced the State Police
ead.
The disturbances occurring in Bu-
harest and other parts of the coun-
ry were blamed by Antonescu on
reign agents, rebellious elements,
nd "some misunderstandings by in-
ividuals."
(An official Rumanian News Agen-
y dispatch published in Belgrade to-
ay said Horia Sima, Iron Guard
ader, left Bucharest last night for
erlin to confer with Nazi leaders
here).
A decree was published providing
he death penalty for any premedi-
ated crime against members of the
German military mission here. A gov-
.nment spokesman saigl Antonescu
lso had threatened severe punish-
ment for anyone found connected
n any way with the slaying of the
German officer.
Curfew Imposed
At 10 p.m. curfew was imposed.
The Bucharest radio last night de-
lared Iron Guardists had held dem-
nstrations against the murderers of
he German major (identified in
ther dispatches as a Major Doering).
The announcements were made in
German, French, . Rumanian, and
Italian.
"We must," said General Antonescu
n appealing to the people, "reestab-
lish order and tranquility in 24 hours
because I have not been, and I do
not want to be tomorrow the instru-
ment of tyranny, or the bridge lead-
ing to anarchy."
Naval Air School
Seeks College Men
The United States Naval Reserve
and Marine Corps announced yes-
terday a drive at the University of
Michigan to enlist college men in
the naval flight training course.
The entire training course lasts
four years and at the end of that
time if the ensign breaks training he
receives $500 for each year,
Any man, regardless of the course
he is taking in the Uniersity,
who fulfills the qualifications is
urged to file a preliminary applica-
tion with the Procurement Officer
at the United States Naval Reserve

Aviation Base at Grosse Ile. Appli-
cation forms are available at the
Michigan Daily.
JV. J. Cameron May Face
Citizenship Investigation
'UA m'TN C4rTh.T J 9 2IMJ-An

LaesWill Speak Here Monday
In Revised Schedule Of Lectu'res

By BERNARD DOBER

A completely revised schedule of'
speakers to appear here during the
remainder of the year in the Orator-
ical Association Lecture Series was
announced last night at the illustrat-
ed lecture given by Wendell Chap-
man, noted 'wild-life photographer,
who showed his films and slides on
"Wild Animals in Mexico."
Warden Lewis B. Lawes, of Sing
Sing, who was scheduled to appear
here Nov. 11 is making a special trip
to Ann Arbor to fulfill an engage-
ment here Jan. 27. Lawes is known

nell who has been recalled to active "Turkey;" April 24, "The Siege of
service. Warsaw." Bryan will replace Dr.
Known as the author of the best William Beebe. who has been forced
news-story of 1940, Leland Stowe will to cancel his tour because of illness.
come to Ann Arbor March 20 to ful- In the case of Warden Lawes and
fill his originally scheduled Nov. 5 Leland Stowe, season ticket coupons
lecture. Stowe will tell his personal # issued for the original lectures will
story of his experience on the war be honored at the newly scheduled
frolts of Europe. time: while coupons issued for Ad-
For his second appearance in Ann miral Yarnell's lecture will be hon-
Arbor this season, Julien Bryan will ored at Admiral Yates' lecture, and
give a series of four lectures. He will those issued for Dr. Beebe's lecture
present four of his famous docu- will be honored for the entire seriesj
mentary films: April 21, "Argentina" of the Bryan lectures.
April 22, "Chile and Peru;" April 23 After presenting his films, which
were taken in a completely isolated
and primitive part of Mexico, Chap-

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