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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

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congress To
Map Woi
Organization
Wesley Foundation To
Sponsor Discussion of
Post-War Federation
Something new in the way of con-
ferences will be held this weekend
when students from all over the cam-
pus meet at Wesley Foundation to
discuss the question of the organiza-
tion and powers to be delegated to a
post-war world federation.
Called a "mock congress," this con-
ference is unique in that students who
will consider themselves representa-
tives of some of the Axis powers and
the four United Nations-Great Brit-
ain, China, Russia and the United
States. Each resolution and bill pre-
sented before the general assembly
will be considered from the point of
view of the representatives' govern-
ment. I
Dr. Wolfgang Kraus of the political
science department will open the con-
ference with the keynote address at
2 p.m. Saturday. Bill Mueh, acting
director of the Student Religious As-
sociation, will be the congress chair-
man.
Following Dr. Kraus' address, the
delegates will break up into four
groups to work out bills on the prob-
lem of an international federation.
Leaders of these groups include
George F. Liechty, Hobart Taylor,
'43L, Gregor Hileman, '43 and Harold
Sokwitne, '45.
All bills will then be presented to
a general assembly meeting at 7:30
p.m. Saturday. The concluding meet-
ing of the conference will open at 6
p.m, Sunday when all delegates meet
for a 'free-for-all" discussion of the
four proposed plans. These proposals
will probably include a plan for re-
settlement of refugees and a redis-
tribution of world territory..
Dr. Kenneth G. Hance of the
speech department is working with
the committee planning the confer-
ence.
Rabbi Adler To
Speak at Hillel
"The Problems of Jewish Marriage"
is the topic with which Rabbi Morris
Adler, of Congregation Shaarey Zedek
in Detroit, will open the third annual
Marriage Lecture Series at 8:30 p.m.
today at the Hillel Foundation.
Rabbi Adler graduated from the
City College of New York in 1929 and
then attended the Jewish Theological
Seminary in New York from which
he graduated with distinction in 1935.
Aviation Cadets Replace
MSC Student Enrollment
EAST LANSING, March 31.-()-
Michigan State College's civilian en-
rollment as the spring term opened
today had dwindled to 3,710 as com-
pared with 5,491 last spring, but the
campus was as crowded as ever
thanks to the recent arrival of 1,500
Army Aviation Cadets.

Varga'.Special British First
PoicV Ped Amiy Advances

By Lecturer
Dr. Eduardo da Cruz
Says Brazilians Have
'Sense of Freedom'
"The result of President Vargas'
administration was to instill in the
Brazilians democratic and social
consciousness in some ways more
profound than in the United States,"
Dr. Eduardo Guidao da Cruz stated
in a lecture yesterday.
"Brazil is now a democracy," he
continued, "because the people have
gained a sense of freedom deep in
their hearts. In America, there still
remains a certain prejudice for race,
creed, and color which does not exist
in Brazil."
"President Vargas has been con-
tinually trying to keep ahead of
President Roosevelt in political evo-
lution," he remarked. "His first
step was to establish social insurance
reaching over 2,500,000 people in
1942."
"The social insurance policy of
President Vargas is the main factor
which sustained him in office for
these twelve years, and helped in the
preservation of Brazilian democratic
principles. Practically all his social
legislation was developed to counter-
act the distinct Communistic move-
ment prevailing among Brazilian
laborers!"
"The two main principles applied
by Vargas in his social insurance
program was the unification of all
institutions in geographical depart-
ments, and the creation of an insti-
tution taking over the investment of
all funds," Dr. da Cruz added.
Sem inar Will
Discuss India
Orhan Bati To Speak
On Mohammedanism
The first of a series of seminars on
Oriental Religion to discuss the prob-
lem of independence for India, will
be held at 7:30 p.m. today at Lane
Hall, under the sponsorship of the
Student Religious Association.
Orhan Bati, Grad, of Istanbul,
Turkey, will speak on "Mohamme-
danism and the Influence Which It
Exerts on Modern Culture in the Near
East."
The argument used by those oppos-
ing Indian freedom is that the Mos-
lems and Hindus are irreconcilably
opposed to each other.
CAP Planes Will
Do Courier Service
A courier service, designed for
emergency air transportation of vital
materials and personnel, will be in-
augurated today in Washtenaw Coun-
ty by the Civil Air Patrol.
Planes flying for the service are
limited only by the boundaries of
the United States. The service in
other sections of the country, has
been credited with averting numer-
ous production stoppages, Ronald
Hinterman, adjutant of the Ann Ar-
bor CAP, said.

Recaptures edjeane
As Rommel Retreats
(Continued from Page 1)
coastal junction with the British
Eighth Army.
Rommel's main forces appeared to
be making a hurried flight in open
country northward toward Sfax, 70
miles above the onrushing British
vanguards, and the coastal road was
reported strewn with many enemy
bodies and wrecked machines-vic-
tims of a ceaseless- shuttle-bombing
by American and British airmen.
The Eighth Army captured Met-
ouia and Oudref, the latter 12 miles
north of Gabes, early yesterday
morning and advanced units swept
on to contact "hastily prepared en-
emy defenses," the communique said.
Italian rear guards left by Rom-
mel in between these two Allied arm-
ies appear to be cut off unless they
make a precipitate withdrawal
through mountain trails leading
northeastward out of the pocket.
House Says 'No'
To Clare Luce
(Continued from Page 1)
Why, a taxpayer earning a million
dollars a year would have to pay
$1,023,100 in taxes each year for 5
years, or more than he gets.
"This just shows what a mess is
created when half-baked ideas are
tossed in here by someone who
doesn't know anything about taxes."
The House whooped with joy.
From all parts of the chamber came
cries: "vote, vote, vote!"
When the chairman asked for
"those in favor of this amendment,"
you could have heard a hairnet drop.
When he said "those opposed?"-
well, if you didn't have your ear-
muffs along you could tell that.if
Clare ever wins a popularity contest
in Congress,it won't be next week.
Students, Do Murals
For Air Corps Men
Twenty-six University students
have brightened the days for the air
corps men at Willow Run-not by
furnishing dates or sending books,
but by painting 3 murals and 30 side
panels for two recreation rooms.
It all started last November when
the Red Cross suggested to Miss
Ethel McCormick, director of the
League, that It wouldn't be a bad
idea if someone painted a few murals
for the bare walls of the Willow Run
ground school.
With the Red Cross furnishing the
money and the School of Architecture
supplying the artists, the murals were
completed this week and will be hung
on the walls next Monday.
The "unveiling" will take place at
4:30 p.m. today in the third floor dis-
play room of the architechture school.
Students wh worked on the three
murals included Gertrude Conover,
'43A, Aileen Olsen, '43A, Joan Clem-
ent, '44, Betty Kefgen, '43Ed, Steve
Michael, '43A, and Eleanor Kuivenen,
'43A. Twenty other students com-
pleted the side panels.

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THIS HOLLYWOOD STARLET makes exercise look easy, or per-
haps it's because she's easy to look at. PEW was never like this.

INTERNATIONAL CODE FLAGS are hoisted by: a Coast Guards-
man aboard a cutter somewhere at sea to communicate with other ves-
sels of a foreign-bound merchant convoy. Use of the radio is barred
because of the submarine menace.

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VICE-PRESIDENT HENRY A. WALLACE, speaking in Chile, said
that after the war U.S. investments in Latin America should be under
the control of "an international board."

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REP. HAROLD KNUTSON (R-Minn), leader in the unsuccessful
drive for the Rumi pay-as-you-go tax plan, confers with Rep. Frank
Carlson (R-Kans) (right), father of the bill incorporating the Ruml
plan.

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