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December 12, 1941 - Image 6

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Student Senate
Moves To Aid
Local Defense
Group Passes Resolution
To Take Active Part
In War Organization
Michigan's Student Senate, meet-
ing last night on the eve of the all-
campus election of 12 new senators
from a field of 35, unanimously
adopted a resolution proposed by
Margaret Campbell, '42, to support
and help organize a student defense
committee on this campus.
Included in this committee's funcr-
tions, the resolution read, should be
the encouragement of blood dona-
tions for wounded soldiers and civil-
ians, the sale of defense bonds and
stamps, and the enrollment of stu-
dents in the defense courses of the
University. It continued: encourag-
ing the suggestion to the University
officials of defense courses which
students want, and providing re-
creation to the armed forces.
Roger Kelley; '42, vice-president of
the Senate, who acted as president in
the absence of William Todd, '42,
took immediate action on this pro-
posal by appointing a committee of
three to represent the Senate in the
formation of the new- group. The.
Senate's new committee, headed by
Margaret Campbell as chairman, is
further composed of William Ellman,
'43, and Robert Alpern, '43Bld.
Also included in the resolution were
the proposals that the student's de-
fense committee on campus should
work closely with the faculty defense
committee of the University, and
that the resolution should be read at
the all-campus defense rally on
Dec. 16.
With discussion centered around
defense and the present emergency,
John Zimmerman, '43, Senate Com-
mittee chairman in charge of the
arrangements of a Fort Custer sol-
diers' dance, announced that plans
have been indefinitely suspended. At
a meeting of the commanding offi-
cers of Fort Custer, he jiid, it was
decided that in view of tne present
crisis such activities were beyond the
realm of praticality.

Holiday Rush To Keep
Postmen Working Late
Mailmen will be working overtime
,his season due to the usual heavy
Christmas mail. The Post Office 220
N. Main St. will be open all day
Saturday, Dec. 13 and Saturday, Dec.
:0 and will be open Sunday, Dec. 12
from 8 a.m. to noon.
Station No. 1 in the Nickels Arcade
will be open all day Saturday, Dec.
13 and Dec. 20 but will not be open
Dec. 21. Florence Abbot, postmistress,
has announced that there will be four
parcel post windows open all day dur-
ing the rush.
Mail early and avoid the rush!
- Be a Goodfellow Dec. 15 -
Mines On 7-Day Week
NEW YORK, Dec. 11.-(/P)-Two of
the country's largest copper mining
concerns- Anaconda and Phelps
Dodge-today announced their mines
would go on a 7-day weekly basis at
once in fulfillment of the Govern-
ment's desire to speed up production
of vital metals.
Goodfellow Contributors
Alpha Tau Omega, Sigma Alpha
Epsilon, Kappa Alpha Theta, Zeta
Tau Alpha, Phi Kappa Psi, Theta
Xi, Phi Gamma Delta, Kappa Nu.
Individual advance contributors
--Capt. Lyal A. Davidson, and
Capt. Richard E. Cassidy, former
and present head respectively of
the NROTC unit on campus. They
were the first contributors to the
1941 Goodfellow Fund.
Commercial contributors-Gage
Linen Shop.

TIle War
At A Glance...
(By The Associated Press)
Germany and Italy declare war on.
United States; Congress declares war
on Germany and Italy without cere-
mony and without opposition.
Churchill tells Parliament the
English-speaking world would ra-
ther perish than be conquered.
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Russia scorns German peace feel-
ers and tells of new successes.
U. S. Army announces destruction
of Japanese battleship; Navy an-
nounces Wake Island defenders
sank Japanese cruiser and destroy-
er in repelling four attacks, and
scored hits on Japanese battleship
off Luzon.
Japanese seize a Luzon airport, but
U.S. forces are mopping up.
Japanese claim destruction of
U.S. submarine, destroyer and 8'1
planes in attack on Philippines and
claim 350 Americans captured at
Chinese, attacking in Kwangtung,
report 15,000 casualties inflicted on
British report 2,330 rescued from
Prince of Wales and Repulse.
U.S. Navy Secretary Knox arrives
in Honolulu.

Student Senate Poll'
Locations, Workers
Angell Hall: 9:30, Q. Brown Fox;
10:00, John Robertson: 11:00, Ted
McOmber; 12:00, Casey A. T. Batt;.
1:00, Asa Rowleex; 2:00,Jim Wilson;
3:00, Art Marion; 4:00, Mary Jane
University Hall: 9:30, Lee Weiss;
10:00, Robert Shirrell; 11:00, Dean
Thomas; 12:00, Lee Weiss; 1:00, Jim
Sears; 2:00, Dick Huntoon; 3:00, Walt
Cattle; 4:00, Sam Holland.
Union: 9:30, Harry Davies; 10:00,j
Jean Shapero; 11:00, Ed Almending-
er; 12:00, Bob Warner; 1:00, George
Roney; 2:00, George Madory; 3:00,
Jim Aldrich; 4:00, Al Grier.
League: 9:30, Charles Raymond;
10:00, Dorothy Markinko; 11:00, Dor-
othy Markinko; 12:00, Harold Wer-
ner; 1:00, Ruth Bloom; 2:00, Blaine
Swart; 3:00, Les Atamaian; 4:00, Jim
Kehoe; 9:30, BudUnger; 10:00, Bob
Sovern; 11:00, GeorgeAGrover; 12:00,
Irwin Kasle; 1:00, Al Bott; 2:00,
Henry Barringer; 3:00, Bernard Os-'
mond; 4:00, Jim Sherman.
Engine Arch: 9:30, Louis Haughey;
10:00, Hank Zeller; 11:00, Joe
Blough; 12:00, D. Dan McGrew; 1:00.
Bill Steen; 2:00, Bob Grunder; 3:00,
Don Granger; 4:00, Frank Buttres.
Inspectors: 9:30, John Laird; 10:00,
Bill Kerner; 11:00, Bill Comstock;
12:00, Daye Keller; 1:00, Ray Davis;
2:00, Bob Reisdorf; 3:00, Ray Davis;
4:00, Ray Davis.
4:- Buy a Goodfellow Edition --
Purchase Of Seals Urged
LANSING, Dec. 11.-VlP)--Governor
Van Wagoner today urged purchase
of tuberculosis Christmas seals.

Sale Of Tires
Closed Locally
By All Dealers
Temporary Selling Bani
Voluntarily Accepted
By Town's Outlets
The sale of tires for automobiles,E
motorcycles and other vehicles went
into a temporary state of suspension
in Ann Arbor and throughout the na-
tion as the government issued a pro-
hibitory statement to this effect yes-
Although local tire outlets have
not yet official orders to stop sales
from the tire manufacturers or gov-
ernment, most of the dealers have
voluntarily closed their supply to
The leading tire dealers have al-
ready turned down customers 'who
have tried to break the deadline
which will be in effect until Decem-
ber 22.
Recapped tires are still available
and will continue to take the place
of new tires until that date when
the government will announce fur-
ther plans. It is expected that tires
for commercial use would be made
available, and one local dealer has
announced that sizes under 700-a
truck tire-would not be available
for some time.
No rush or extraordinary sales
have taken place because of the ban,
according to most local tire shops'
While all dealers are waiting for
official word they have all stated
that they know no more than "they
have read in the papers."
Tennessee Declares
Open Season On Japs
NASHVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 11.-(IP)-
The State Department of Conserva-
tion today sent the purchasing de,-
partment .a requisition for 6,000,000
licenses to hunt Japs at the regular
fee of $2 each.
The latter department vetoed the
$12,000,000 requisition with the nota-
tion: "Open season on Japs-r-no li-
cense required."

Local Defense
Board Formed
One Student, Twenty-Nine
Ann ArboritesAppointed
Mayor Leigh J. Young today ap-
pointed twenty-nine local residents
and a University student to serve on
the newly-created Ann Arbor De-
fense Council in pursuance with
plans adopted at a defense meeting
held Monday.
The student member is Daniel
Behrman, '43, who will represent The
Daily. Arthur W. Stace, editor of
the Ann Arbor News, and Ralph Mc-
Phee, editor of the Washtenaw Post-
Tribune, will also serve on the de-
fense council, whose duty it will be
to co-ordinate all defense activities
in the city.
The council will have a six-man
steering committee and an advisory
board, with Mayor Young and City
Attorney William Laird acting as
chairman and secretary respectively
of both.

Academy Date
Set By Hann
For March 13
The date for the annual meeting
of the Michigan Academy of Science
and the Arts has been set for the
weekend of March 13 and 14. Prof.
Harry W. Hann, secretary of the
Academy announced yesterday.
*In the business meeting last Sat-
urday at the Union, the Council
moved to deposit the early volumes
of the original minutes of the Acad-
emy with the University's Michigan
Historical Collection.
A Junior Academy of Science with
clubs in all parts of the state is be-
ing planned by Prof. G. W. Presgott
of Albion College ,and will probably
take form in the near future.
- Buy a Goodfellow Edition ----
Hillel To Hear Mellman
War's impact on the Jewish com-
munity will be discussed under the
heading of "What Now?" by Seymour
Mellman, natonal secretary of Avu-
kah, student Zionist organization, at
8:30 p.m. today at Hillel Foundation.

As Conflict Increases In Pacific Zones

Student Section Train No.44 (all points East) leaves 3:45 P. M.
Student Section Train No.8 (all points East) leaves 6:30 P. .
To Chicago -and Intermediate Points
Leaves Ann Arbor 1:00 P.M.
To Grand Rapids-and Intermediate Points
Special Student Train Leaves Ann Arbor
6:35 P. M.
Low fares to all point


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America's new Pacific conflict has
caught over one thousand Univer-
sity alumni in its maelstrom; 389 in
Hawaii, Japan, Singapore and the
Straits Settlements, the Philippine
Islands and Thailand; in addition to
the 869 who have been in war-torn
China during the past few years.
Many In Hawaii
Of the 1,028 University of Michi-
gan alumni in the central and west-
ern Pacific areas, 184, including nine
Army officers, three N4avy officers,
and five Marine Corps officers are
in the Territory of Hawaii. In ad-
dition 27 doctors were caught in the*
same territory by the outbreak of
Moreover 186 alumni of the Uni-
versity were known to be residing in
the Philippine Islands, the United
States' last outpost in the -ewestern

Pacific, before hostilities began. Five
alumni are in threatened Singapore
and the adjacent Straits Settle-
ments, and 13 are in nearby Thai-
land which has just capitulated. One
lone alumna became an enemy alien
in Japan; Mrs. J. Harold Fleishauer
(the former Frances Ann Hill) was
affiliated with the Yokohama Branch
of the National City Bank of New
Lieut. Walter A. Jensen, '38E, now
of the 11th Tank Company; Lieut.
Edwin M. Smith, '31, and Captain
George E. Martin, '32, of the 35th
Infantry are all stationed at Scho-
field Barracks, Oahu, Territory of
Hawaii. Lieut. Col. Andrew W.
Smith, '12M, United States Army
Medical Corps, is stationed at Wheel-
er Field, Oahu; Lieut. Terrence R.
J. Hickey, '38E, of the Army, is sta-
tioned at Hickam Field; Lieut. Mer-

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son L. Spinner, '22, of the 64th Coast
Artillery is stationed at Fort Shaf-
ter, Hawaii; Lieut. Donald W. Brann,
'15, of the Hawaiian Department of
the Army was also at the scene of
the first war action of United States
territory. ti
List Continues
Other University alumni now in
the service of their country who are
stationed in the Territory of Hawaii
are Commander Luther Sheldon,
'09M, Medical Corps United States
Navy, stationed at the United States
Naval Hospital, Pearl Harbor Branch;
Capt. James G. Taylor, '18E, United
States Army, stationed at Hickam
Field, Oahu; Lieut. James H. Con-
nelly, '28D, United States Navy, sta-
tioned on the U.S.S. Wright in Pearl
Harbor; Lieut. Commander Theron
A. Hartung, '13E, United States Navy,
Public Works Department of the
United States Navy Yard, Pearl Har-
bor; Lieut. John B. Heles, '36, United
States Marine Corp, 1st Defense Bat-
talion, Marine Barracks, Pearl Har-
bor; Capt. Robert J. Hoagland, '29,
Station Hospital, Medical Corps,
United States Army, Schofield Bar-
racks, Oahu; Lieut. Col. John G. In-
gold, '03, Medical Corps, United
States Army.
Alumni In Philippines
Alumni stationed in the Philippine
Islands are Lieut. John P. Brady,
'25M, United States Navy, United
States Naval Hospital, Canacao, P.I.;
Lieut. Douglass G. Pamphen, '32E,
92nd Coast Artillery, Manila, P..;
Lieut. Clifford A. Swanson, '25M,
United States Navy, United States
Naval Hospital, Canacao, P.I.; Capt.
Russell E. Bates, 'E, United States
Army, 59th Coast Artillery, Fort
Mills, Manila, P.I.; Major Benjamin
F. Coffey, ',16L, Manila, P.I.; and
Lieut. LeRoy G. Heston, '28E, United
States Army, Manila, P.I.
In addition, eight faculty members
of the University of the Philippines
are Michigan alumni. 'Three alumni
are in Mindanio, farthest south, and
most vulnerable of the islands.

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