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THE MIChIGAN DAILY

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Race

Hofman Again

IAep. Clare E. Hoffman-widely
known for his violent opposition to
.the Administration's foreign and
domestic policy-swept into office
yesterday. Hoffman's speeches were
widely distributed by the America
First Committee under Congres-
sional frank =mail,
Nazis Downed
m First Round
of Tank Battle
(Continued from Page 1)
tank battle that could decide the
course of the whole campaign.
(The German News Agency DNB
quick ly described the battle as the
biggest tank engagement yet fought
in the desert and said fighting con-
tinued on a vast scale despite Allied
losses of a third of their 500 tanks.)
SA brilliant slash by Australian in-
fantry set the scene for the tank
melee which began yesterday at Tel
El Akakir-"Hill of the Wicked Men"
-a height miles west of what had
been the front line stretching from
the Mediterranean to the Qattara De-
pression when the British, 12 days
ago, opened their offensive with
heavy and continuing Allied air sup-
port.
The Australians cut through the
minefields, swung right toward the
coast and pocketed a considerable
German force in a narrow corridor
between the coastal railroad and the
shore.
Major Farm Heads
Saggest a 4-Point
Manpower Program
WASHINGTON, Nov. 3. - (T) -
Heads of three major farm organi-
zations recommended tonight a four-
point manpower program in place of
what they , called "misdirected ef -
forts" of government agencies to
fasten "far - reaching bureaucratic
controls and restrictions" on farmers
and farm workers.'
Albert S. Goss, master of the Na-
tional Giange, Edward A. O'Neal,
president, of the American Farm Bu-
reau Federation, and Ezra I. Benson,
executive secretary of the National
Council of Farmer Cooperatives, said
in a joint statement:
"Under the guise of the war effort,
a social revolution is being perpe-
trated upon the American people. We
are convinced that unless these poli-
cies are immediately abandoned, we
face a disastrous shortage of food."

GOP Goes
Ahead in
Light Vote
Republicans Lead in
17 Senate Contests,
Gubernatorial Races
Throughout NAtion
(Continued from Page 1)
publican on the basis of early returns.
In the Senatorial contest, Senator
Clyde L. Herring, Democrat, trailed
George A. Wilson, now the state's
governor.
In Massachusetts, Senator Henry
Cabot Lodge, Jr., Republican, won
re-election and a second term in the
seat his famous grandfather held in
World War I. A handsome New Deal-
er, Rep. Joseph E. Casey, sent him a
message of congratulations.
The Bay State also was the scene
of a breathtaking guberiatorial tus-
sle between Governor Leverett Sal-
tonstall, Republican *a'ndmember of
one of old New England's first fami-
lies, and Democratic Mayor Roger
Lowell Putnam of Springfield, but
Salstonstall won out for another
term.
Stassen Leads
Thirty - five - year - old Republican
Harold E. Stassen of MWinnesota, who
is soon to join the Navy, enjoyed a
substantial lead over Farmer-Labor
and Democratic opponents. So also
did the Republican senatorial nomi-
nee, Senator Joseph H. Ball.
Orland S. Loomis, Progressive, was
virtually assured of election to the
governorship today with unofficial
returns from the Wisconsin election
five-sixths complete. He had a lead
of 57,293'and was gaining with each
batch of reports..
With only strongly + Republican
towns remaining to be counted, Mrs.
Clare Boothe Luce (Re .) led 'Rep.
Leroy D. Downs (Dem.) by 2,721 votes
in the fourth congressional district.
The vote for 11 towns, inclding all
normally Democratic strongholds 'in
the district, gave Downs 45,062; Mrs.
Luce 47,783.,
Bricker Ahead
Ohio's voters gave Republican Gov-
ernor John W. Bricker an avalanche
of votes over former Representative
John McSweeney and a third term.
Bricker men had been hoping that he
would make a good showing, thus in-
creasing his stature as favorite son
presidential timber in 1944.
In New Jersey, Albert W. Hawkes,
linoleum manufacturer and former
president of the United States Cham-
ber of Commerce, defeated U.S. Sena-
tor William H. Smathers in the Dem-
ocrat's campaign for reelection on
the basis of unofficial returns.
Hamilton Fish, the' Republican rep-
resentative from New York whom
both President Roosevelt and Wendell
L., Willkie tried to retire to private
life, had a slim margin over Ferdi-
nand A. Hoyt, Democratic and Ameri-
can-Labor nominee.
Bridges Selected .
Up in New Hampshire's granite
hills, Senator Styles Bridges, Republi-
can, took a reelection lead over Fran-
cis P. Murphy, long a Republican but
now a Democrat.
The free state of Maryland caught
a bit of national interest when incom-
plete returns indicated Democratic
Governor Herbert R. O'Conor had
an unexpectedly small edge in Balti-
more over his Republican foe, Theo-
dore Roosevelt McKeldin. O'Conor
had figured to carry the normally
Democratic metropolis by a wide mar-
gin.

Sticker Stuck

Gerald L. K. Smith-the late
Huey Long's campaign lieutenant-
was badly marred in the Michigan
senatorial elections. He ran as an
Independent Republican, a sticker
candidate. He heads the nebulous
"Committee of One Million" which
has headquarters somewhere in De-
troit.
Dewey Wins
Governorship
Of New York
(Continued from Page 1)
opposition of President Roosevelt,
also declared Dewey the winner.
Shortly before 11 p.m., a tabulation
from 3,896 of the state's 9,327 dis-
tricts gave Dewey, 937,039; Bennett,
575,237 and Dean Alfange, American
Labor Party candidate, 122,360.
Dewey issued a statement calling
for united and unswerving loyalty to
President Roosevelt as "our Com-
mander-in-Chief" and asserted "we
are all Americans together."
He urged Americans to redouble
the nation's efforts to bring about
"total,, uncompromising, crushing vic-
tory over our country's enemies."
Dewey's conceded election broke a
20-year span of Democratic governors
in the pivotal Empire State and put
the 40-year-old former racket-buster
prominently into the 1944 Presi-
dential picture.
Dewey's victory came on his second
try for . the, gubernatorial seat. In
1938 he lost to Governor Herbert H.
Lehman by a narrow margin.
Dewey, 40 years old, short, stocky
and energetic as a tugboat, is ac-
customed to pushing successfully
across his goal. Temporarily defeated
n various ventures, he has bounced
back, reassembledihis forces and
plunged ahead to win.
At the age of 31, Dewey took over
as chief assistant U.S. Attorney in
New York City when his boss, George
Z. Medalie, resigned.
Slosson, MicClusk y
to Discuss Phases
of Post-War Plan
Prof. Preston Slosson and Prof.
Howard McClusky will address the
first open meeting of the Post-War
Council at 8 p. m. today in the Grand
Rapids Room of the League.
The program will revolve around
the general theme "Why Plan Now?"
Included in this topic will be a dis-
cussion of the need for post-war plan-
ning and what is being done about it.
In his talk Professor Slosson will
deal with that phase of the problem
relating to the necessity of planning
now. What the national government
has done and what it intends to do in
the way of planning for a post-war
world will be dealt with by Professor
McClusky who has just returned from
Washington where he studied youth
movements.
Clifford Straehley, '44, will preside
over the meeting. Following the spee-
ches there will be an open question
and discussion period.
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City, County Go
Republican by
Huge Majority
(Continued from Page 1)
Butler for the state senatorial post.
Republican candidate for state rep-
resentative Joseph E. Warner with
4,685 votes also nosed out opponent
James C. Hendley who had 2,483.
For the State Treasurer's office
Republican D. Hale Brake with 4,392
led Theodore I. Fry who had 2,787,
and Republican Vernon J. Brown
with 4,717 votes passed Carl Bran-
denburg's 2,323 for the Auditor Gen-
eral job.
Candidates for county positions
who led in the final tabulations of
Ann Arbor votes were: for Prosecut-
ing Attorney, Republican George
Meader with 4,798; for Sheriff, John
Osborn with 5,133; for County Clerk,
Luella M. Smith with 5,099; for Coun-
ty Treasurer Clyde D. Fleming with
5,011; for Registrar of Deeds Kather-
ine W. Skau with 5,071; and for Drain
Commissioner Cornelius W. Tuomy
led his Democratic opponent Otto
Laubengayer, 4,803 to 2,387.
For the two Coroner posts to be
filled Dr. Edwin C. Ganzhorn, Re-
publican, led with 4,842, followed by
Democrat Dr. Samuel F. Clark who
had 2,497. The other Democrat can-
didate, Dr. Oscar W. Carison tallied
2,431 votes. ~
At press time this morning final
election results were available from
only 29 of the 36 precincts in Wash-
tenaw County (including Ann Arbor).
Townships still unrecorded are
Bridgewater, Pittsfield, Sylvan (two
precincts) and Ypsilanti (wards 1, 2
and 3).
In every one of the recorded county
precincts outside Ann Arbor the Re-
publicans led with a two-to-one mar-
gin. Final totals from the 29 pre-
cincts show 7,544 votes for Kelly
against 4,561 for Van Wagoner; 7,838
for Keyes to 4,088 for Murphy; and
7,012 for Ferguson against Brown's
4,711.
Other totals of the 29 precincts are
7,990 votes for Dignan against 3,950
for Eveland; 8,085 for Rushton to
3,801 for Babcock; Brake 7,703 and
Fry 4,204; Brown 8,082 and Branden-
burg 3,641; Michener 7,603 against
4,317 for Burr; 8,244 for McCallum
against. 3,639 for Butler; and 8,085
for Warner to 3,755 for Hendley.
Results were received from only
21 precincts of th e three referendum
proposals. The proposal for revision
of the Michigan constitution received
3,080 "yes" votes and 3,761 "no" votes.

War Drama 'Sundown'
Opens at League Today

Pat Meikle, playing the rple of
Rosa Klein, is one of the featured
players in "Sundown," a new war
play which will open the 1942-43
season of Play Production of the
speech department at 8:30 p.m. to-
day in the Lydia Mendelssohn Thea-
tre.-
"Sundown," the first modern play
to present a girl at a battlefront will
run for four days, today through Sat-
urday. Tickets may be purchased
from 10 a.m. until curtain time at
the box office of the Mendelssohn
Theatre.
The play is in three acts, with
three distinct groups of characters,
except for the three principal char-
acters. These parts will be taken by
Betty Alice Brown as Fay Gordon,
John Babington as Brad Sullins (ali-
as Dan Ramer) and Philip Swander
as Rex Holt.
Written by John L. Brumm, head
of the journalism department, for the
25th annual convention of the Uni-
versity Press Club, "Sundown" will
be presented on Friday before mem-
bers which include state editors and
publishers. The public is also invited
to this performance.
"Sundown" is under the direction
of Prof. Valentine B. Windt of the
Department of Speech. The settings
and all the effects .are under the
supervision of Robert Mellencamp,
and the costume arrangements were
planned by Emma Hirsh.
As an expression of our times,
White to Probe
Race Conflicts
Prof. Leslie White, of the anthro-
pology department, will discuss prob-
lems connected with race at 8 p. m.
today in the Michigan Union.
The lecture is the first large meet-
ing of the Inter-Racial Association
this semester.
Professor White will consider some
of the popular misconceptions regard-
ing racial differences and then ana-
lyze the real reasons for racial preju-
dice.
The Inter-Racial Association is an
University - approved organization
whose aim is to eliminate discrimina-
tion against members of minorities.
Professor White spoke before the
group this summer.

PAT MEIKLE
"Sundown" deals with a mistaken
notion of cowardice ana a young
man's psychological reaction to its
influence. It is concerned with
youth's relation to the war and its
subsequent effect toward the im-
provement of a post-war society.
Faculty Men
Active in War.
History Professors
Join Armed Forces
Three members of the history de-
partment are now serving in the ac-
tive war effort.
Professor Howard M. Ehrmann has
now been commissioned as a Lieuten-
ant Second Grade in the U.S. Naval
Reserves and is now receiving inten-
sive training at one of the naval cen-
ters in New York City.
Professor S. M. Scott has gone to
the Canadian government,. Depart-
ment of Foreign Affairs. He is serv-
ing in the capacity of a liaison officer
in charge of problems arising in con-
nection with the internment in Can-
ada of Axis prisoners of war and Axis
nationals.
Professor R. H. McDowell has been
commissioned a captain in the U.S.
Army and is serving overseas in the
Intelligence Corps.

Prof. Christian
Begins Organ
Recitals Today
Series to Be Given
at Hill Auditorium;
Noted Men to Play
Palmer Christian, University organ-
ist, will open the annual weekly series
of organ recitals at 4:15 today in Hill
Auditorium with a program which
will feature compositions of Eric De-
Lamarter, visiting professor of music.
Professor Christian will present De-
Lamarter's "Suite" in three parts:
Nocturne, The Fountain, and Legend.
It has been said of this selection by
PROGRAM
Concerto in B-flat major, No. 2
. . ...... ..... . .......Handel
Largo (Concerto Grosso No. 12
.................. ......Handel
Gavotte with Variations... Stanley
Toccata, Adagio and Fugue in C
..Bach
Fantalsie in A...........Frank
Choral Prelude: "Rejoice, Ye. Pure
in Heart" ............ Sowerby
Choral ]prelude: "O God in Heaven,
Look Down on Me" .... Penick
Suite ............... DeLamarter
Prelude to "The Blessed Damozel"
.............Debussy-Christian
Rhapsody Catalane ......Bonnet
critics that it embodies "an unusually
sensitive feeling for nicety of effect
and a masteily finesse in composi-
tion."
Recitals on successive Wednesdays
will be performed by George Faxon,
organist and choir master at St. An-
drew's Church, on Nov. 11; Walter
Blodgett, Curator of Music Arts of
the Cleveland Museum of Art, on Nov.
18, and Professor Christian again on
Nov. 25.
Hope Voters Forsake
Ballots for Ducks
HOPE, Ark., Nov. 3.-()--"Be-
tween the war and duck hunting, the
election perished."
Editor Alex H. Washburn of the
Hope Star thus summed up the situa-
tion at Hope today where by noon
only two out of this city's five boxes
had been opened and only 57 votes
had been cast in the general election.
In 1938 the same five boxes polled
530 votes by noon.

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