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Rev. Orlemanski Says Stalin Favors Freedom of W
Visit to Russia
Red Cooperation with
Pope Seen Possible il
Fight on Persecution
By The Associated Press
CHICAGO, May 12. - The Rev.
Stanislaus Orlemanski, New England
priest whose flying trip to Russia pro-
voked critical comment in some
church quarters, quoted Premier Sta-
lin today as advocating freedom of
He also attributed to the Chief of
the Soviet Union the belief that co-
operation with the Pope was possible
"in the matter of struggle against
coercion and persecution of the Cath-
The big, blond, curly-haired cler-
gyman from Springfield, Mass., talked
rapidly and drummed his fingers on
a hotel room desk as he told report-
ers of his 12-day visit in Russia-
a journey that attracted consider-
able attention in and out of Congress.
He also issued a statement which
contained questions he said he sub-
mitted to Stalin and Stalin's replies.
"Number 1-Do you think it ad-
missable for the Soviet Government
to pursue a policy of persecution and
coercion with regards to the Catholic
"Marshal Stalin's answer: As an
advocate of the freedom of conscience
and that of worship I consider such
a policy to be inadmissable and pre-
"Number 2-Do you think that the
cooperation with the Holy Father,
Pope Pius XII, in the matter of strug-
gle against coercion and persecution
of, the Catholic Church is possible?
"Marshal Stalin's answer: I think
it is possible."
The Polish-American priest stated
that he was an American, that he
was not a Communist, that he be-
loged to. "no clique, no faction nor
party," that he did not represent the
Catholic Church nor the U.S. State
Department, and that he went "as a
private citizen to study the Polish
question," and "to help my Church
Alpha Chi Sigma Initiation
To Be Heldi Tomorrow
Alpha Chi Sigma, national chemi-
cal fraternity, will initiate seven men
at 1:30 p.m. tomorrow in the Chemis-
The new initiates are Sheldon
Beadle, Jr., Robert Benner, Robert
Hockenbury, '45E, William Insul, Jr.,
'46, Winston Miller, Leslie Smith,
'44E, and Everett Woods, '45E.
A banquet for all members will be
held after the initiation at 6 p.m. at
the Allenel Hotel in honor of the new
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FORRESTAL NOMINATED AS SECRETARY OF NAVY-Under Sec-
retary of Navy James V. Forrestal, nominated by President Roosevelt
as Secretary of Navy to succeed the late Frank Knox, sits at his duties
(above) at the secretary's desk in Washington, D.C., after receiving
word of the nomination. At his side is Comdr. Morton C. Mumma, Jr.,
USN, his aide.
International Groups To Hold
LatinmAmerican Lecture Series
]lCluf Pro #
Will Be Give,,
A program of "Music of Many
Lands" will be presented by foreign
students on campus at 7:30 p.m. to-
morrow in Rm. 316 of the Union.
Featured on the program will be
Philippino, Turkish, Chinese and Lat-
in-American songs, an Hawaiian
dance and a Brazilian piano selec-
The Philippino group will sing two
folk songs, "Paro-parong Bukid" and
"Pagtanim ng Palay," a rice planting
Three Turkish folk songs will be
presented, "Katabim," "Illi sayam"
The group from China will sing the
"National Flag Song" by Tuting-hsui,.
the "Song of Resistance" by Huang-
Tze and the "Farmers' Song," a folk
song by Lun.
Those of Latin America will sing
"La Palomita," a Chilean folk song,
"Guabina Chiquinquirena," a song of
Columbia by Alberto Urdaneta, and
"Las Mananitas," a Mexican folk song
arranged by Manuel Ponce.
Stelio Moraes of Brazil will play a
piano solo, "Danca de Negros" by
Miss Dorothy Tamura of Hawaii
will present an Hawaiian dance.
All who are interested are invited
to attend the program.
To Open Contest
To Hold Preliminary
Speech Series Todnty
In preparation for the final inter-
chapter speech contest of Sigma Rho
Tau, to be held in Detroit, May 21,
the Michigan Chapter of the Stump
Speaker's Society will hold the first
round of preliminary contests between
local chapter members at 2 p.m. today
and tomorrow in Rm. 318 of the Union.
The winners of the preliminary
bouts will take part in the local finals,
to be held on Wednesday at 7:30
p.m. in the Union, in order to select
those who will take part in the com-
petition between the five active col-
legiate chapters of the engineer's
There will be ten contestants in
the preliminary contests this week-
end. In the "Raconteur" group Bar-
bara Fairman, '46A, Phillip Snyder,
'46E, and Donald Lehy will compete.
Jerry Cardillo, E, E. R. Hotte, '46E,
Robert Dangl, 44E, and Donald Vance
will compete in the "projects" speech
group. George Spaulding, '46E, By-
ron Mays, '47E, and Phillip Snyder,
'46E, will present impromtu speeches
in the local contest.
Two speakers from each of the
three groups will be selected to speak
in the local finals next week.
Wranglers To Discuss
Parenthood over WJR
"Parenthood" will be the subject
of discussion on The Wrangler's
broadcast at 2 p.m. today over sta-
tion WJR from Morris Hall.
The.roundtable will include Prof.
Harold Dorr, Prof. C. D. Thorpe,
Prof. Willard C. Olsen and Prof.
N. R. F. Maier. Prof. John L. Brumm
will lead the discussion.
"America has always fought for its
freedom and it. must continue to do1
so," were the closing words of Paul
Robeson, narrator for the movie "Na-1
tive Land," which was shown at thel
Rackham Amphitheatre yesterday.
The movie was jointly sponsored
by Inter-Racial Association and
yclists To Take Trip .
Servicemen and coeds are cordially
invited to participate in the fiist
outdoor sports. club hostel trip of the
season. Students will leave for Saline
Valley Farms by bicycle at 2:30 p.m.
today from in front of the WAB.
laleriunntt Meeting .
Dr. Edward W. Blakeman, Uni-
versity religious counselor, will at-
tend a three-day conference on
religion and public education which
begins today at Princeton, N.J. He
will participate in a ten-man panel
on "Religion in Higher Education."
Other topics to be discussed in-
clude religion and personality, Am-
erican traditions in religion. and
education and present policies and
* *~ *
The newly elected council mem-
bers will meet with the present Hillel
student council at 10 a.m. tomorrow
in the Hillel Foundation Lodge. Rob-
6rt Lappen, member of the National
Hillel Foundation Commission of the
B'nai B'rith, will speak.
Michigan Youth for Democratic Ac-
America's search for freedom was
the theme of the movie, which de-
picted labor's struggle for recogni-
tion. Details of massacres about
which "few knew and few remem-
bered," were shown to demonstrate
the elements of fascism in America,
that were at work. against labor.
The fascist elements in this coun-
try were shown to be so strong that
the people could do nothing but live
in fear of their lives and liberties,
until a Senate Investigation Com-
mittee, lead by Senator LaPollette,
revealed the true story behind the
strikes and massacres.
Fictional pictures of Ku Klux Klan
meetings and atrocities, the under-
handed methods of the Pinkerton
spies, and the problems of labor in
the Tenant Farmers' Union were
shown. The events of the Memorial
Day Massacre in Chicago, when the
CIO was organizing the steel workers,
Paul Robeson acted as narrator
and also delivered the closing ad-
dress. He urged Americans to stand
up for the rights of America present-
ed in the Bill of Rights, and "to con-
tinue its united efforts toward the
eradication of Hitler and all types of
Movie Depicts Labor's Fight
For Freedom, Recognition
Three Committees Will
Be Chosen Next Week
Petitions for the three commit-
tees, the War Activities committee,
the Publicity Committee, and the
Rushing committee, working with the
Panhellenic council must be turned
in Monday, according to Peg Lauben-
gayer, '45, president of Panhellenic.
Women may sign up for their in-
terviews when they turn in their peti-
tions. Interviewing will be held from
3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday and Wed-
The war activities committee, which
will work with Marcia Sharpe, vice-
president, will assist in collecting the
war activities sheets. The rushing
committee, headed by Joyce Liver-
more, rushing secretary, will draw up
rushing plans for the next rushing
season. The publicity committee, un-
der Marjorie Rosmarin, will have
charge of Panhellenis news.
There will be a Panhellenic meet-
ing for all sorority representatives
at 4 p.m. Thursday at the League.
The room will be announced.
Initiation To ,Be Held
Six members of the debate squad
will be formally initiated into Delta
Sigma Rho, national honor society
for intercollegiate forensics, at 5:45
p.m. today in Lane Hall.
A series of lectures on countries of
Latin America to be given by repre-
sentatives of these countries at 8 p.m.
each Wednesday in the Kellogg Aud-
itorium was announced yesterday by
Dr. Esson M. Gale, director of the
International Center and Dr. Julio
del Toro, president of the Latin
Five speakers will appear in the
series, which is sponsored by the
Latin American Society and the In-
ternational Center. The speakers will
be introduced by members of the fac-
ulty who will lead the open discus-
sions to follow the speeches.
Dr. Raul Olivera of Cuba will give
the first of the lectures at 8 p.m.
Wednesday, discussing "The Cultural
Life of Cuba." "Caracas, the Intel-
lectual" will be the subject of Dr.
Armando Travieso's lecture to be
given May 24.
Dr. Egberto Teixeira of Brazil will
discuss "Cultural Aspects of Brazilian
Society" May 31, and Dr. Manuel
Garcia-Calderon of Peru, will speak
on "The Cultural Patterns of Peru,"
May 7. The last lecture in the series
will be given by Dr. Jose Perdomo of
Colombia May 14. He will speak on
"Colombia-a Nation of Philologists."
In announcing the series Dr. Gale
said that it "seeks to depart from the
Mustangs Shatter Speed
Record for Cross-Country
NEW YORK,-May 12.-(AP)-Two
P-51 Mustang fighter planes shat-
tered the cross-continental flight
speed record today, one plane travel-
ing from Los Angeles to New York
in six hours, 31,minutes and 30 sec-
onds' with one stop and the other
making the trip non-stop in six
hours, 39 minutes and 30 seconds.
Both ships carried regular Army
equipment, including a full comple-
ment of six machine guns and arma-
ment and extra gasoline tanks.
customary general survey of Latin
American countries through special
consideration of the cultures of the
countries of the speakers. The lecture
series is fortunate in having repre-
sentatives of these countries who are
qualified by professional training and
have the added accomplishment of
special facility in the English lang-
He said he regarded the series as
"especially timely when the United
States of North America and the
Latin American states to the south
are being drawn closer together in a
* * *
Olivera To Gwie
Inaugurating the series of lectures
on Latin-America, Dr. Raul Olivera
will speak on "The Cultural Life of
Cuba" at 8 p.m. Wednesday in the
Chairman for the evening will be
Dr. del Toro, who will introduce the
speaker and will lead the general dis-
cussion following the lecture.
Dr. Olivera is a graduate of the
law school of the University of Ha-
vana and practiced law as a member
of the Havana bar. He was also
secretary general of the A. B. C. party
Dr. Olivera said that in his lecture
he will discuss the educational system
and university life in Cuba, "placing
the emphasis on student activity, not
only in strictly academic, but also in
social and political life."
FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
1432 Washtenaw Ave.
William P. Lemon, D.D.,
James Van Pernis, Ministers
E. Gertrude Campbell, Director of
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Buy War Bonds and more War Bonds. You'll be bearing
inflation and beating the axis at the same time.
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CHOICE OF ONE
Oyster or Fresh Shrimp Cocktail
Chilled Tomato or Grapefruit Juice
Chicken Rice Soup
Celery Hearts Radishes Mixed Olives
WHOLE BROILED LIVE LOBSTER,
FROG LEGS, FRIED, TARTAR SAUCE
SPRING CHICKEN, FRIED
ROAST PRIME RIBS OF BEEF, AU JUS
BROILED BEEF TENDERLOIN, FRIED MUSHROOMS
ROAST YOUNG TOM TURKEY, DRESSING,
9:30 A.M. Church School, Junior, Intermediate
and Senior Departments. Young Married
Peoples Class and Men's Class.
10:45 A.M. Nursery, Beginner and Primary De-
10:45 A.M. Morning Worship. "God's Economy,"
Mother's Day sermon by Dr. Lemon.
5:00 P.M. Westminster Guild Discussion on
"The Convictions Necessary for Toleration."
Supper follows at 6:00 p.m.
FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST, SCIENTIST
409 S. Division St.
Sunday lesson sermon: "Mortals and Immor-
tals," at 10:30 A.M.
Sunday School at 11:45 A.M.
Wednesday evening testimonial meeting at 8:00.
This church maintains a free Reading Room
at 106 E. Washington St., which is open daily
except Sundays and holidays from 11:30 A.M. to
5:00 P.M. Saturdays until 9:00 P.M. Here the
Bible and Christian Science literature including
all of Mrs. Mary Baker Eddy's works may be
read, borrowed or purchased.
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
512 E. Huron St. C. H. Loucks, Minister
ROGER WILLIAMS GUILD HOUSE
502 E. Huron St.
Saturday, 7:10 P.M.: The choir will practice in
8:30 P.M.: The Roger Williams Guild will hold
open-house at the Guild House.
Sunday, 10:00 A.M.: The Roger Williams class
will meet in the Guild House.
11:00 A.M.: Sermon, "An Emblem of Heaven."
5:00 P.M.: The Roger Williams Guild will meet
in the Guild House. Mrs. Peter Stair will
speak on "The Christian Home."'
LUTHERAN STUDENT ASSOCIATION
Sponsored jointly by the Zion and Trinity
Zion Lutheran Church
. E. Washington at S. Fifth Ave.
10:30 A.M. Worship Service. Sermon by Edward
Trinity Lutheran Church
E. William at S. Fifth Ave.
10:30 A.M. Worship Service. Sermon by the
Rev. Henry O. Yoder.
Lutheran Student Association Meeting
4:30 P.M. Meet at the Parish Hall, 309 E.
Washington St. for an outdoor supper if the
weather permits.,In case of rain the meet-
ing will be in the Parish Hall.
IN ANN ARBOR
The Theosophical Society in Ann Arbor. Study
class in theosophy. Topic to be studied,
"Music and You," conducted by Mrs. Olive
Beidleman. Sunday, May 14, Michigan
League at 8 p.m. The public is cordially
FIRST UNITARIAN CHURCH
State and Huron Streets
Edward H. Redman, Minister
Mrs. Margaret Yarrow, Director of Religious Ed.
Miss Janet Wilson, Organist
10:40 A.M.: Unitarian friends come to Church
11:00 A.M.: Service of Worship, Mr. Redman
preaching on "Channing's Teachings."
ST. ANDREW'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH
306 North Division St.
The Rev. Henry Lewis, D.D., Rector
The Rev. Robert M. Muir, Jr., Student
Maxine J. Westphal, Counsellor for
Philip Malpas, Organist and Choirmaster
8:00 A.M. Holy Communion.
11:00 A.M. Morning Prayer and Sermon by Dr.
11:00 A.M. Junior Church.
2:00 P.M. Hi-Square Bike-Pike.
6:00 P.M. Canterbury Club for students and
servicemen, meeting at Miss Young's resi-
dence, 502 Sunset Road. Reservations for
supper requested by Saturday noon.
During the Week
FIRST METHODIST CHURCH
120 South State Street
Ministers: Charles W. Brashares
and Ralph G. Dunlop
Music: Hardin Van Deursen, director
Mary McCall Stubbins, organist
9:30 A.M.: Class for University students, Wes-
leyan Foundation Lounge, Prof. Kenneth G.
10:40 A.M.: Church School for nursery begin-
ners and primary departments where young
children may be left during worship service.
10:40 A.M.: Worship Service. Dr. Brashares
preaching: "Saved Through Motherhood."
5:00 P.M.: Wesleyan Guild meeting for Uni-
versity students and college-age young peo-
ple. Miss Ching-Wen Hu, leader of the dis-
cussion, "Them to Christ We Bring." Supper
and fellowship hour following.
7:00 P.M,: Young Married People's discussion
Mashed or Julienne Potatoes
Fresh Green Peas