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TlE MICIGAIN DAILY

~A~fl Y, I A~Y , 1941

De Gaulle Calls
French Forces
To Combat Axis
British Armies Advance
Toward Bengasi Maing
Way For General Attack
Siam Makes Truce
(Continued from Page 1)
forever," but if it is won, "the fate
of our enemies will be sealed."
Advanced British striking forces,
bombers and motorized troops, oper-
ated west of the fallen Italian base
of Derna toward Bengasi today, me-
thodically clearing the way for the
expected general assault upon that
important naval center and capital
of eastern Libya.
Official news was scarce, but it
appeared the same program that re-
duced Bardia and Tobruk, and yes-
terday Derna, was at work again-
-dashes of reconnaissance and at-
trition by Britain's dusty tanks and
an endless offensive patrol of the air
by British bombers.
The Royal Air Force told of a
heavy bombardment of the Italian
air base at Barce, 120 miles beyond
Derna on the road to Bengasi, an-
nouncing its day-long activities of
yesterday had been "mainly focus-
sed" on that military settlement.
'The airdrome was declared to have
been repeatedly attacked, and direct
hits were claimed on hangers and
other buildings. A single Italian
plane was reported downed.
The British command itself covered
its activities on every front-from
Libya to the fighting along the fron-
tier areas of Italian Somaliland 2,000
miles to the south-in ten words:
"On all fronts operations continue
to develop to ouradvantage."
From Kenya itself it was reported
Nigerian troops operating in the
coastal sector had joined the British
in harrying the Italians in Italian
Somaliland, destroying the village
of kiamboni and meeting not a sin-
gle Fascist soldier.
The town, said to have been a cen-
ter of Italian native troop activity,
was reported burned by the Nigerians,
who were aided in the operation by
ships of the Kenya coastal defenses,
which transported troops.
The RAF reported here new bomb-
ing attacks upon Moyale, which lies
in the Kenya-Ethiopian zone of fight-
ing. Italian artillery and infantry po-
sitions were attacked.
On the, other side of the globe
peace came as French Indo-China
ended four months of undeclared war-
fare along their 1,000-mile jungle-
covered border today with an arm-
istice drafted by Japanese mediators
and signed at 6 p.m. (7 a.m., E.S.T.)
aboard the Japanese light cruiser
Natori.
The agreement left Thai forces in
possession of several areas in Cam-
bodia, southern Indo-China, and one
section in Laos, in the north. It es-
tablished a neutral zone extending
ten kilometers (6.21 miles) on either
side of a line fixed as the front at
the official hour of cessation of hos-
tilities, 10 a.m., Jan. 28 (although
fighting actually continued some
hours longer.)
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Summary

"The Tulsa Kid" will be arraigned
before Justice Jay H. Payne today.
on a charge of unlawfully driving1
away a car.
Leo DeMarcco, 18, who calls him-
self the "Tulsa Kid", was arrested
for stealing a car with Robert G.
Sprentall, 16, Thursday night. Spren-
tall, too young to be taken to justice
court, was turned over to Probate
Judge J. G. Pray with a recommend-
ation the juvenile court waive juris-
diction. This was done yesterday
and the boy has been turned over
to circuit court.
The youths were captured after
leading the police a chase for several
blocks. The pursuit ended when
their car crashed into two machines
parked at a curb.
During parts of the chase the cars
were speeding at a 60-mile-an-hour
clip.
The chase began four minutes af-
ter Reardon Peirsol reported that
his automobile had been stolen from
the intersection of N. University and
E. University avenues. Patrolmen
Walter Krasny and Loree Sayers in
a police scout car saw the stolen au-
tomobile driven by the two youths
on N. University and Forest Ave.
Student Here
Given British
.defense Job

COLLEGE OF E
SCHEDULE OF E
February 1 to Fe
NOTE: For courses having both
Exercise is the time of the first lect
having quizzes only, the Time of Ex
period.
Drawing and laboratory work m
ination period in amount equal to tl
during one week.
Certain courses will be examined
the regular schedule. . All cases of c
tion periods should be reported fo
McCready, Room 3209 East Engine
To avoid misunderstandings and e
notification from his instructor oft
ance in each course during the per
No single course is permitted mo
No date of examination may be chi
Classification Committee.
TIME OF EXERCISE
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E.M. 1, 2; C.E. 2; German; Spanish
Surv. 1, 2 ,4; French
M.E. 3; Draw. 1, 2
Met. Proc. -2, 3, 4
Economics 53
E.E. 2a; Physics 46
Drawing 3
*This may be used as an irregular
flict with the regular schedule abo
1940 Political Ca
Estimated Higi

Vxieseh,e gel Cites Conservationt t~c
EN G IN ER IN G r ary 12,194
EXAMINATFIONS Work Of TVA Administration
bruary 12, 1941ANS
1 lectures and quizzes, the Time of
ure period of the week; for courses Fore.t Resources Chief Surveys and studies in the interest Social We
xercise is the time of the first quiz P]i of developing forest wealth and of day to a
forestry measures for water control and 5,00
ay be continued though the exam- (f I.roteetive Activities are being conducted by this division. cases to
a ntminuy deedto h wexakData on forest resources of the entire before J
hiat normally devoted to such wvor k
iB IJOWARtI) FENSTEMAKER area have been collected, more than Effect
one-fourth of which was done in 1940, calls for
i at special periods asnoted below The power development of the The Biological Readjustment Di- from mo
ronfict between assigned eamin Wneinnessee Valley Authority, while vision conducts studies of widlife re- sons wh
r adjustment to Professor D. W. ,l bing the most publicized part of the sourccs and cooperates with appro- cause no
ering Building, before January 29. ' oJect, constitutes only one of the priate agencies in the establishment for them
roc saues being taken by the TVA _____gnienth sabihen orte
rrors, each student should receive c tivres in tat rygihn T.A of fish hatcheries and game refuges.
the time and place of his appear- its activity in that region, E. G. Efr oriae
thetim an plceof is pper- Wiesehuegel, Chief of Forest Re- Effort Coordinated
iod February 1 to February 12. .p rces Plannief of the Authority Much emphasis is placed by the
re than four hours of examination. TVA upon coordination of effort, Mr. A
fanged without the consent of the -Mr. Wiesehuegel pointed out. Cooperative
ed from the forestry department of eilationships are being developed with
TIME OF EXAMINATION CUniversity in 1922, is enrolled ether agencies. state and federal, in
Fnthe three-week course in Adminis- crder to strengthen their services and
Monday, Febn 10 8-12 iee cor i s avoid duplication. A major objective
Friday, Feb. 7 8-12 trative Management for Officers i of the Authority, he explained, is to
Wednesday, Feb. 5 8-12 re seaon.Agenesyndcsedvb- assist in the development of a sense
Monday, Feb. 3 8-12 }i School of Forestry and Conserva- of responsibility on the part of the
, Feb 3 8-2 ton. The TVA is one of the agencies
Monday, Feb. 3 2-6 cooperating in the presentation of local landowners, who must do the
Tuesday, Feb. 11 2-6 the course. work on their own lands.
Tuesday, Feb. 11 8-12 Conservation Measures
Full conservation measures, includ- Flint Strike Se ed "TES
Monday, Feb. 10 2-6 inwatershed protection, forest man-
Tuesday, Feb. 4 2-6 agement and development of fish and FLINT, Jan. 31.-(AP)-A decision' Read
Tuesday, Feb. 4 8-12 ;ame resources, are being carried ot of the General Motors-United Auto- to fin
Wednesday, Feb. 5 2-6 by the Department of Forestry Re- obile Workers CIO) umpire, a un- enoug
Wednesday, Feb. 12 8-12 lations of the TVA, he said. Ultimate ion official said today, has settled seen
Friday, Feb. 7 2-6 Success in controlling floods, devel- the dispute which led members of Ediso
Thursday, Feb. 6 8-12 oiping navigation and producing hy- the Chevrolet local here to authorize
droelectric power depends not only calling of a strike.
t Saturday, Feb. 8 8-12 ~-
upon dams and reservoirs, but also ~~
Saturday, Feb. 1 2-6 to a very great degree upon water
Thursday, Feb. 6 2-6 control on the land. This, in turn,
Saturday, Feb. 8 2-6 he added, is dependent upon the gen-:1SA
Thursday, Feb. 6 8-12 o fal adopt ion of conservation meas- 1
*Friday, Feb. 7 2-( ires in the use of the lands and wa- When ti
*Tuesday, Feb. 11 8-12 I's of the Valley, involving the fullest tion offc
possible restoration, development and Traim
Speriod provided there is no con- iutilization of the natural resources.
ve. The department is organized into! nIw
Irce divisions for carrying out the will Tra
wvk. The Watershed Protection Di- job. Wh
onsorves, stores and controls - can say:
r aw us Cotert falls on the land. '
f $60,000,000 This is accomplished by the control New Cl
of erosion through reforestation and in and i
Of$ crier ring methods. During the fis-
cal year 1940, a total of 1,744 erosion SHORTHAND TYPING ACCOUNT
total were $11,792.149 in contribu- ontrolprojects were completed in the SH RTA NY G
tions and $10,791,625 in expenditures area. H a it n - s ne
by Republican state central and fi- he Forest Resources Planning Di-m igdonB9s ie
vac omtes h eulcnision, which Mr. Wiesehuegel heads, Founded 191 5 Will i
nance committees. The Republican functions as an investigative agency. _
National Committee listed $2,564,606
in contributions and $2,242,742 in
expenditures. Other national groups - --
supporting the Republican presiden-
tial candidate, Wendell L. Willkie,
reported $2,986,919 contributed to
them and $2,832,167 expended.
Democrats Get $2,454,105
The Democratic National Commit-
tee reported $2,454.105 received and
$2,438,092 expended. The Senate
Committee said other national Dem--R UA
ocratic groups collected $576,210 and
spent $557,048, and Democratic state
committees collected $2,935,062 and
spent $2,785,660. d'-' -L A m -

Increase Rolls
ING, Jan. 31--14)-The state
Velfare Commission agreed to-
add 10,000 old age assistance
0 aid to dependent children
the Social Security rolls
uly 1.
ive tomorrow, the program
r the additions to be made
nths-old waiting list of per-
o were denied benefits be-
funds were available to care
n, Commission members said.
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ING - SECRETARIAL
ss College
am at State

David Panar, '41E, Executive Sec-
retary of Congress, Independent
Men's Association, will step into an
important British defense job next
month after he completes the last
finals of his undergraduate career.
Panar, whose home town is Vegre-
ville, Alberta, Canada, received the
offer in two telegrams from the Civ-
il Service Commission in Ottowa. He
will report at a training school at
Toronto on March 10, where he will
learn the tricks of the trade of air-
craft examiner.
Panar will graduate from the Uni-
versity after completion of his finals
in the engineering school next week.
In addition to his Congress post, he
is accountant of the Congress Coop-
erative House. He transferred to
Michigan in 1938 from the University
of Alberta.
Roosevelt Is Silent
On Hitler Address
WASHINGTON, Jan. 31.- (1P) -
President Roosevelt declined today to
comment in the speech in which
Adolf Hitler said yesterday that ships
carrying American aid to Britain
would be torpedoed.
The truth of the matter, he said
at a press conference, was that he
had not read the speech, because he
was having a birthday and was busy.
"The speechwastmeant for your
birthday," a reporter remarked.

'Expenses Nearly Three
Times Reported Total,
Senator Gillette Believes
(By The Associated Press)
WASHINGTON, Jan. 24-A "rough
guess" that between $50,000,000 and
$60,000,000 was spent on political
campaigns leading up to the recent
elections came yesterday from Sen-
ator Guy M. Gillette (D) of Iowa,
Chairman of the special Senate
Committee investigating campaign
expenditures.
The Senator's estimate was based
on a report approved by the investi-
gating Committee which showed
that contributions aggregating $24,-
174.223 and expenditures amounting
to $22,740,313 actually were reported
by national, state, and senatorial
groups.
More Than Reported1
"I believe expenditures probably
were three times the reported total,"
Senator Gillette said. "The Com-
mittee compilation does not include
campaign funds used by county or
local candidates and committees. It
does not include campaign costs for
Housencandidates. It does not in-
clude hundreds who are under no
legal requirement to make reports
such as money spent for newspaper
and billboard advertising within
tate and local jurisdictions.
"No one could make an accurate
estimate on the total campaign
costs."
The report, approved by the Com-
mittee and to be sent to the Senate
later, said Republican organizations
reported spending $14,941,143, and
receiving $16,476,040, and Democrat-
ic groups listed $6,095,357 in expen-
ditures. and $6,284,463 in contribu-j
tions.#

"M All

Among expenditures by other po-
litical groups was $89,500 by the
Communist Party, and $377,000 by
the Committee to Uphold Constitu-
tional Government.

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