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Cordell Hull Urges Three=Year Extension of Reciprocal Trau

de Plan

G0P Allacks Stir Anger
Of Secretary of State
1ull States That Reciprocal Trade Is Basis
F'or Essential International Cooperation

By The Associated Press
WASHINGTON, April 12.-Secre-!
tary Hull motored up Capitol Hill to-
day to urge continuance of the Re-
ciprocal Trade Treaties Program and
found himself the brunt of a Repub-
lican attack which stirred his Ten-
nessee anger to the point where he
acknowledged himself "fed up."
The 73-year old secretary presented
a 3,000-word statement to the House
Ways and Means Committee. He said
any curtailment or repudiation of
the trade treaties would be a clear
indication to other countries that the
United States does not intend to bear
its full share of responsibility in
Then Republican members of the
committee started questioning Hull.
Rep. Gearhart of California declared
the trade agreements are an economic
failure and have won this country the
nickname of "Uncle Sap." For an
hour, Gearhart tried to draw from the
secretary an assent to the Californ-
ian's contention that other nations
have taken undue advantage of the
trade plan, first authorized in 1934
and close to Hull's heart.
Hull, urging a three-year extension
of the trade plan, said it "is the cen-
tral and indispensable point in any
feasible program of international co-
"Theionly alternative," he said, "Is
for nations to travel the same ex-
tremely narrow road that was travel-
ed so disastrously during the years
folowing the last war.
"The many peoples who look to-
ward this country with hope are
watching our action on this act with
profound interest. Repudiation of the
Trade-Agreements Program, or the
curtailment of it in scope or time by
amendment, would be taken as a
clear indication that this country
which, in war, is bearing its full share
of responsibility, will not do so in
Hull's mention of possible curtail-
ment of the program "in time" was
an apparent reference to sentiment,
expressed in some congressional quar-
ters, to renew the President's author-
ity to negotiate such mutual treaties
--but for less than the three-year
period requested by the Administra-
tion. Under the program the President
is permitted to lower tariffs in re-
turn for concessions from other
Third Marriage
Talk Scheduled
Romance in Wartime
Will Be Discussed
Dr. Rudolf Dreikurs, professor of
psychiatry in the Chicago Medical
School, will speak on "Romance and
Marriage in Wartime" in the third
lecture of the Annual Marriage Lec-
ture Series at 8 p.m. tomorrow in the
Hillel Foundation.
Dr. Dreikurs, formerly of Vienna,
is a noted psychiatrist and neurolo-
gist and until recently was an associ-
ate of the Nobel prize winner, Wag-
ner-Juaregg. Dr. Dreikurs will speak
on "The Responsibilities of the USO
Hostess" in the fourth lecture at 8
p.m. Thursday.
H1illel To Hold
Student Council
Election Friday
Hillel's Student Council election
will take place Friday, April 16, from
9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Hillel Foundation
and from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Lane
Petitions may be turned in at Hil-
lel until 10 p.m. tomorrow night, and
must be signed by 25 members.

Student identification cards and
Hillel membership cards must be
presented in order to vote.
[rodmaka To Speak
On Religion Friday
."What Is 'Dynamic Christianity's
Answer to the Present Crisis?" will
be the subject of the third lecture in
a series by Dr. Joseph L. Hrodmaka,
European scholar, when he speaks at
8 p.m. Friday in Rackham Lecture
Dr. Hrodmaka. who has studied in
five European universities, is a well-
known editor and author and guest
professor at Princeton Seminary.
This lecture is sponsored by the
Committee for Dynamic Christianity,
a non-sectarian student organiza-

Cordell IHull

. . . Secretary of State urges con-
tinuance of reciprocal trade treat-
On. Campus..
"The Arts for Peace" will be the
topic discussed at a panel discussion
sponsored by the Post-War Council
at 8 p.m. tomorrow at the League.
Prof. DeWitt Parker of the philos-
ophy department, Prof. Glenn Mc-
Geoch of the music school and Emil
Weddige of the architecture college
will participate. Following a brief
discussion by the faculty members,
the topic will be thrown open to the
The panel will include a discus-
sion of what contribution music,
fine arts, philosophy and literature
can make in creating an interna-
tional post-war world.
S * * *
The University Women's Glee Club
will give a concert at 8 p.m. Sunday
in the Ballroom of the Michigan
Union in the last of a series of Sun-
day evening programs sponsored by
the International Center.
An informal social hour with re-
freshments will be held after the
concert. As both Prof. 3. Raleigh
Nelson, Director of the Center, and
Mrs. Wilma Nye are retiring at the
end of the semester, this will be their
last Sunday evening program.
* * *
Eight members of the University
of Michigan Band will attend a town
music festival April 19 at Hartland,
The festival is an annual 'affair,
and in previous years the entire band
has gone to Hartland. However, this
year lack of transportation has made
it impossibletfor more than a few
to make the trip.
Prof. Revelli will act as guest con-
ductor, and the students who accom-
pany him will play in thetownband.
Mrs. Frieda Op't Holt Vogan will
present the final organ recital in
this semester's series at 4:15 p.m. to-
morrow in Hill Auditorium.
Her program will include compo-
sitions by Marcello, Bach, Vierne,
Franck, Liszt and Eric DeLamarter,
visiting professor on the music school
Mrs. Vogan, instructor of theory
and organ in the School of Music,
recently returned from Chicago
where she appeared in a program
sponsored by the Chicago Club of
Women Organists.
The annual Good Friday program
will be heard at 4:15 p.m., April 23,
with Palmer Christian at the organ.
Japs Attack
Port Moresby
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Mrs. Escalante
Will Speak on
Mexican Affairs
Lecture Will Concern
Social and Economic
Tendencies in Mexico
Mrs. Carolina B. de Escalante,
Grad., will speak on "Everyday Mex-
ico" at 8 p.m. tomorrow at the Rack-
ham Amphitheatre in the fourth of
a series of lectures on Inter-Ameri-
canism, sponsored by the Latin-
American Society.
The lecture will concern the eco-
nomic and social aspects of Mexico,
stressing the tendencies of the Mexi-
can Revolution and their reflections
in the popular education of that
Mrs. Escalante, a native of Geor-
gia, explains that she went to Mex-
ico for a six-week vacation after a
long and hard political assignment.
The six weeks lengthened into six
years, during which she learned
Spanish and acquired a knowledge of
the country and its people. Today
she speaks of both the United States
and Mexico as "my country."
High Schools
Will Debate
Students To Discuss
Post-War Government
Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook and
Lansing Eastern High Schools will
compete for the Interscholastic De-
bate Championship of Michigan at
7:30 p.m. Friday in Hill Auditorium.
The debate, one of the highlights
of the speech section of the School-
masters' Convention, will have as its
topic "Resolved, That a Federal
World Government Should Be Es-
The negative team is composed of
Howard Cole and Bill Hanley of
Lansing Eastern while Hugh Neale
and MerrillnHunter will represent
Cranbrook on the affirmative side.
Prof. Lionel Crocker of Denison Uni-
versity, and Prof. Carl G. Brandt
and Prof. G. E. Densmore of the Un-
versity speech department will judge
the debate. Regent Alfred B. Con-
nable has been named chairman of
the event.
Other activities scheduled for Fri-
day include sectional meetings re-
lated to various speech problems and
the annual business meeting of the
Michigan Association of Teachers
of Speech, which will follow a lunch-
eon in the Union.
Speech 31 Finalists
Wil Compete Today
Seven Speech 31 finalists were
chosen from a field of 15 to compete
in the annual Speech 31 contest to
be held at 4 p.m. today in the Natural
Science Auditorium.
Those participating in the contest
are Charles Adams, '44, Ace Cory,
'45, Charles Mack, '45, Betty Nitch-
un, '4, Joan Selmier '45, John
Shockley, '46, Eleanor Webber, '45.
Allies Plunge
Northward in
Nazi Pursuit
(Continued from Page 1)
destroyed at least 84 enemy planes
of all types in the past two days.

With the captives of the last few
days, the Eighth Army now has taken
more than 100,000 prisonsers since El
Alamein, and the enemy has left a
trail of thousands of graves over a
2,000-mile stretch from the flat sands
of Egypt to the grassy hills of Tunisia.
About 80 per cent of the prisoners are
Italians, left behind by the withdraw-
ing Germans. The Americans, French,
and British First Army have seized
several thousand more prisoners,
many of them Germans.
Rommel's Army is but a battered
skeleton of the powerful fighting ma-
chine that he sent into the Nile Val-
ley last summer, but it is still resist-
Now the Axis grasp on Africa is
reduced to a small corner of north-
east Tunisia, and the question is
only how long it will take to extermi-
nate those last remaining enemy

Wit, satire and comedy compose
the theme of the French play. "Le
Monde ou' P'on s'ennuie" by Edouard
Pailleron, to be given at 8:15 p.m.
April 27, in the Lydia Mendelssohn
Wit is shown in the remarks of La
Duchess, a shrewd old woman of
the world, played by Connie Taber,
'44. She understands clearly and
ridicules the motives of the three
aspirants to the government posi-
tion and the vain coquetries of the
women who surround the young phi-
losopher, Bellac, played by Robert
Satire is apparent throughout the
whole play. The characters, philos-
ophers, pedants, poets, politicians,,
aristocrats, the motives which dom-

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French Play, To Be Held 27th
Will Highlight Comedy, Satire

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Buddy Brennan's foxhole fugitives get into the groove with Buddy
at the ivories when their truck got jammed up in ruts and mud on
Guadalcanal. The band gives with a swing interlude while trekking
from camp to camp on the battle-scarred South Pacific island.
Good American Jazz mixed with a little swing drowns Aut the whine
of plunging planes, and relieves the strain of Yankees fighting far from
domestic dance bands and ballrooms.


Inate them and their comments all
show the nature of the fashionable
French salons and ridicule them.
Roger, the "savant", played by War-
ner Heineman, '43BAd., Bellac, the
philosopher and opportunist, the su-
perficially dignified Miss Watson,
played by Hazel Batchelar. '46, and
the misbehaved Suzanne, played by
Shirley Robin, '45, who lends gaiety
to the play, are all examples of the
affected attitude of the characters
Pailleron has depicted.
Humor is evident in the attempts
of Frank Maclear, '43E, as the Sous-
Pr6fet Paul Raymond, to teach his
wife, Jeanne, played by Helene Sieg,
'44, to be proper and serious before
the other members of the salon.






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Wewak and in a 30-minute running
battle knocked down seven of them
with only "negligible" damage to
itself, the communique said.
Bitter dogfights swirled over the
airdrome areas of Port Moresby as
Allied planes shot up to intercept the
attacking formatiofts-evenly divided
between combat and fighter ships-
and downed 29 of them, 19 bombers
and 10 fighters.
Sharp-shooting anti-aircraft bat-
teries destroyed two additional
bombers and probably destroyed six
more, for a total of 37 enemy ships
"destroyed or so badly crippled that
thev couildl ner reach base. Our





I There will be a short, but im-
portant Gargoyle meeting of the
combined business and editorial
staffs at 5:15 p.m. today.

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