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100 Sunday Salvagers-
Net Eight Tons of Scrapl


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MORE THAN 100 Manpower Corps men got up Sunday morn-
ing to collect scrap and before they knocked off for the day they had
salvaged more than 16,000 pounds of heavy metal. This pneumatic
drill crew helped dig up 3,000 pounds of old railroad tracks.

LAMBDA CHI ALPHA, already leading the fraternity scrap
drive contest, went out in trucks to get some of this scrap from nearby.
farms. Painting on jalopy says: Doolittle Is Also a Lambda Chi..

Navy Officer
Blasts at II'U
War Policies
Charges Answered
By University Official
The University of Michigan's oft-
criticized war policy was bitterly as-
sailed before 4,000 Michigan State
College students ysterday as a U.S.
Navy officer charged in East Lansing
that U. of M. students "don't seem to
know a war is going on yet."
The Naval officer, Lieut. John
Howard, a member of a joint Pro-
curement Committee which visited
the University last month, was re-
ported by the Associated Press as
asserting that U. of M. men could
profit by several weeks of "indoctri-
nation" in war spirit. He said that the
State rally "dwarfed" the similar pro--
gram here.
Tibbetts Counters Charges
His charges were countered with
facts and figures offered by Clark
Tibbetts, secretary of the University
War Board, here last night
Speaking of the mass meeting held
here last month, Tibbetts said: "We
were congratulated by the Chicago
Procurement Committee and the
Michigan Procurement Committee on
the number attending and the inter-
est shown."
"We were told that it was the lar-
gest meeting up to that time and that;
the Committee was very pleased. They
found our system of information so
complete they feltther" wasn't any-
thing iicy could say."
Republicans Expect Sweep
"The fact that 4,000 Michigan State
stuIdents had to take time out from
their studies and campus war work
to attend a mass meeting to learn
about rnsted reserve programs could,
be an irdication of only one thz.g:,
that tney had not been completely,
informed up to that timi."
Without Michigan State's compul-
sory programs 1,600 men, about 25
per cent of the male studen; body,
are enlisted in the ROTC and the'
NROTC here, Tibbetts said.
"Ever since the middle of the sum-
mer there has been a continual flow
of enlistments and the number has
increased since school started," he
Drafted Labor
Asked by Hil
Guess Work System
Lack Coordination'
WASHINGTON, Nov. 2.- ()- A
new demand for a compulsory man-
power mobilization program came to-
day from Senator Hill (Dem.-Ala.)
after a priest and physician sketched
for a Senate Labor Committee a pic-
ture of a nation striving for utiliza-
tion of its human resources under a
"guess work" system lacking coordi-
nation and authority.
The appeal of patriotism and the
pressure of war time public opinion-
particularly in smaller cities-were
blamed by Dr. Frank Leahy, chairman
of the government's Central Board
of Procurement and Assignment for
the Medical Profession, for a shortage
of doctors in some sections of the
In many areas too many doctors'
were volunteering, he said. In order
to keep them in their home commu-
nity, "there should be some way
whereby responsibility for the deci-
sion would be taken off the individual
Druids, sons of magic
Foretellers of the future,
Judges-very knowing, wise,-

The fires in the stonehenge -
Are set alight,
With flames to heaven raised;
Look upon thy awenyds,
Called from out they might court-
The uninformed who would seek
thy light.
Hence to the oak grove,
There to test
Their unworthiness.
With eyes to heaven raised,
Invoke a blessing from the skies,
Perpetuate thy heroic deeds-
Keep ever bright

9,000 Voters
Go to Polls
Here Today
Both Parties Express
Confidence as Hot
Battle Is Seen in Fight
for Senator, Governor
More than 9,000 Ann Arbor voters
are expected to file to the polls today
with Democrat and Republican rivals
expressing confidence in their candi-
dates in what is acclaimed one of the
greatest non - presidential political
contests in 24 years.
Local political leaders have antici-
pated that votes in out-county pre-'
cincts will top the Ann Arbor total to
make the Washtenaw county vote
about 20,000. In today's election city
voters will use voting machines for
the first time.
Polling places in the ten precincts
of the city will open at 7 p. m. and
close at 8 p. m. Persons who have
been unable to register previously due
to illness or absence from the city
are eligible to election-day registra-
tion at the city clerk's office which
'will be open from 8 a. m. to 8 p. m.
Not Completely Informed
Although Republican leaders expect
candidates of their party to make a
sweep of the election, Democrats are
confident that Gov. Murray D. Van
Wagoner and Sen. Prentiss M. Brown
will poll a large vote against Repub-
lican opponents Harry F. Kelly and
Judge Homer Ferguson respectively,
with Gerald L. K. Smith hanging on
as sticker candidate for the Senate.
The congressional race between
Redmond M. Burr, Ann Arbor Demo-
crat and former railroad telegraphers'
official, and the -veteran Republican
congressman, Earl C. Michener of
Tomorrow's Daily will bring you
the latest national, state and local
election returns of any morning
newspaper distributed in this area.
If any major contest remains un-
decided at our 2:15 a. m. press
time, we will hold until 4:30 a. m.
for latest possible tabulations.
Adrian, is holding most of the interest
among the local contests.
State Senator George P. McCallum
of Ann Arbor and State Rep. Joseph
E. Warner are respectively opposed
for their state legislative posts by
Bernard W. Butler, Ann Arbor attor-
ney and employe at the bomber plant,
and James C. Hendley, a Manchester]
Three state proposals and two city
charter amendment proposals are in-
cluded on the ballots. The State pro-
posals include: No. 1, constitutional
revision; No. 2, Wayne county "home
rule;" and No. 3, milk marketing ref-
There will be a Gargoyle meeting
tomorrow (Tuesday, Nov. 3) at
4:45 p. m. Plans for the next issue
will be discussed. It is important
that all staff members attend. Also
all those interested in working on
the magazine-writers, artists, etc.
... are urged to attend.

Three-Pronged Nazi Drive
T 50 100 150 URKEY Ojj BAKU

The main drive of a three-pronged Nazi onslaught is aimed at
cutting the trans-Caucasus highway at Ordzhonikdze. Already past
Nalchik, the Nazis claim to have advanced as far as Alagir. A fierce
German counter-attack has begun at Stalingrad, while the German
attack on Tuapse has been pushed back slightly, according to Russian

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Soviets Lose Naichik;
Advance in Stalingrad'

HIt Japs
At Buna
Marines Drive Two
Miles In Guadalcanal
Battle; U.S. Subs Sink
Seven Enemy Ships

BUT RIGHT behind them was Theta Delta Chi. These fellows
picked up nearly a ton Sunday. Fraternity scrap piles will be
weighed today.

Associated Press Correspondent
MOSCOW, Nov. 3 (Tuesday).-The
Germans pushed on past the little
plateau town of Nalchik, at the foot
of the lofty Caucasus Mountains,
Monday in their drive toward the,
trans-Caucasus military highway, but
the Red Army made new gains in
Stalingrad; the Soviet midnight com-
munique said today.
The Russians acknowledged that
they had been forced to evacuate
Nalchik, 60 miles by air from the
terminus of the strategic road which
leads across the 18,000-foot range
to Tiflis and the great Russian oil
fields beyond the mountain barrier.
(The German High Command
claimed the occupation of Nalchik
last Thursday and yesterday said the
Germans had taken the town of Al-
agir, about 25. miles by air and 45
miles by road from Ordzhonikidze,
where the military highway starts.)
"Our troops retired from Nalchik
and fought battles to the southeast
Kretzschmar Will Give
Second Marriage Talk
Dr. Norman R. Kretzschmar, of the
obstetrics and gynecology depart-
ment of the University Hospital, will
give the second lecture in the 1942-
43 Marriage Relations Lecture Series
at 8 p.m. today in the Rackham Lec-
ture Hall.
Dr. Kretzschmar's subject will be
"The Anatomy and Physiology of Re-
production." Friday night he will
give the third lecture on "The Med-
ical Basis for Intelligent Sexual
Practice." Identification cards must
be presented with tickets for admit-
tance to each lecture.

Marriages In
Wartime Hit
By Sociologist
Before 185 members of the Parent
Education Institute, Dr. Henry A.
Bowman, sociologist of Stephens Col-
lege declared yesterday 'that the
it" attitude towards marriage has
created a very grave problem in this
war era.
Dr. Bowman placed much of the
blame for this type of morals upon
the women of the country who think
of marriage as a "feminine counter-
part of selective service." They believe
that this should be their work in the
war and it is through this that they
will build up morale.
"Although women are sincere in
this belief," Dr. Bowman asserted,
"they do not realize that marriage is
apt to constitute a pull toward home
for the service men and to the degree
to which it does this makes him less
single-minded in the important bus-
iness of winning the war."'
Dr. Bowman contended that women
must understand what are the true
values of a lasting marriage, and it
is only through this realization that
the overwhelming number of wed-
dings can be stopped. He cited the
marriage and divorce rate of the last
war and from the amount of the mar-
riages at the present time predicted
that the post-war divorce rate would
be just as high as it was at the end of
the first World War.
Dr. Bowman recommended that
young people should wait a year or
two longer before they marry, be-
cause at that time we will have a bet-
ter idea of when the war is apt to end.
"Young people cannot be expected
to wait for years before they marry,"
Dr. Bowman said, "but certainly
nothing would be lost by waiting that
Journalists To Debate
'Shape Of Coming Peace'
Two veteran foreign correspondents
will meet on the same platform when

of this point," the Soviet communi-
que said.
In this area, the communique add-
ed, the Germans attacked with more
than 100 tanks, accompanied by auto-
matic riflemen and supported by 70
planes and the Russians were forced
to wit~hdraw again "under pressure of
numerically superior forces."' "Eleven
German tanks were destroyed.

By The Associated Press
QUARTERS, Australia, Nov. 3.
(Tuesday)- Allied ground forces
have captured Kokoda, the Japa-
nese base on the trail from Buna to
Port Moresby, the Allied Command
announced today.
Allied bombers, continuing their
vigorous assault on the enemy, re-
pulsed a Japanese convoy which
apparently was attempting to land
men and supplies at Buna on the
northeast coast of New Guinea.
Announcement of the capture of
Kokoda came only three days after
Australian jungle fighters took
Isurava, sitmiles up in the moun-
tains from Kokoda. It was from
Kokoda that the Japanese launched
their drive through the Owen Stan-
ley Mountains and which carried
through the gap in the mountains
to within 32 miles of Port Moresby.
A strong force of Allied medium
bombers attacked the Japanese-
held town of Dillio n the north
coast of Portuguese Timor, an Is-
land northwest of Australia.
"The destruction was heavy," the
communique said.
Still other bombers attacked en-
emy installations in the village of
Bononaro, setting fire to barracks
and other buildings and strafing
enemy personnel ... all our planes
* * *
Japs Retreat in Solomons
WASHINGTON, Nov. 2.- A slow
Japanese retreat on Guadalcanal Is-
land was announced today by the
Navy, together with word that Ameri-
can submarines had sunk seven more
enemy ships in the -far Pacific.
The Japanese withdrawal began
yesterday (Solomon Island time) af-
ter the Americans unleashed a bat-
tering assault by dive bombers, Flying
Fortresses, fighting planes and a
small force of Marines. The Marines
crossed the Matinikau River, attacked
to the westward, and one wave of the
Devil-Dogs "made an advance of two
miles with comparatively few casual-
ties," a communique said.
While Flying Fortresses supported
this thrust by hammering the with-
drawing foe, American fighter planes
and dive bombers strafed and blasted
at enemy positions throughout the
"Enemy artillery, fire was silence,"
the Navy said.
During the same day, Naval fight-
ing planes, Grumman "Wildcats,"
carried the attack to the Japanese
base at Rekata Bay. They strafed
buildings, started a fire and destroyed
five enemy planes on the beach.
Heavy anti - aircraft fire damaged
some of the "Wildcats," but all planes
returned safely.
Summarizing activities for the day
and a half which preceded these de-
velopments, the Navy said American
aircraft made four attacks on Japa-
nese positions on Guadalcanal,
Allies Cut Off
Axis Troops
Pocketed Forces Kept
Under Heavy Pressure
CAIRO, Nov. 2.- RP)- Pursuing
its appointed task of hacking the Axis
African Corps to pieces group by
group, the British Eighth Army main-
tained heavy pressure tonight on both
tanks and infantry (presumably sev-
eral thousand men), who are isolated
in an L-shaped military pocket be-
tween the desert coastal railroad and
the sea, 16 miles west of El Alamein.
Some German tanks of an attack-
ing relief force managed to join the


THESE TEN Manpower Corps workers started digging this
one-ton, 2,000-gallon tank from under Betsy Barbour dormitory
at 9:30 a.m. They had it out by noon as girls in windows inspired them.

NVLRB'Tells American broach
to Stop Unfair Labor Practices
By Th AssoiatedPres
By The Associated Press nate against any employes becau
WASHINGTON, Nov. 2.- The Na- of membership in or activity on b
tional Labor Relations Board held in half of that organization."
a decision today that the American The Board's findings held that
Broach and Machine Company of company had not discriminated
Ann Arbor, Mich. "has engaged in respect to the hire and tenure of er
and is engaging in unfair labor prac- ployment of two employes, named
tices within the meaning' of the Na- Royce Porath and Max Tobias.
tional Labor Relations-Act. The complaint in the case w
The Board ordered the company to issued by the Labor Board last May
"withdraw all recognition from and upon charges filed by the UA
completely disestablish the (Ameri- CIO. It alleged that the Americ
can Broach Employes Protective) Broach Employes Protective Asso
Association as the representative of ation had been "dominated, int
any of its employes for the purpose fered with and supported by ther
of dealing with the respondent con- spondent" (The company) and h.
cerning grievances, labor disputes, been "a party to an illegal contr
wages, rates of pay, hours of employ- with the respondent."
ment, or other conditions of employ- The NLRB review of the complai
ment." the subsequent hearings, conclusi


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