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U. S. Places 84 Finnish
Companies on Blacklist

TWENTY ATTRACTIONS:

Two Firms Are Head ed
B Cabinet Members
By The Associated Press
WASHINGTON, June 3. - The
United States, seeking to force Fin-
land to break its alliance with Ger-
many, tonight blacklisted 84 Finnish
firms including two headed by mem-
bers of the Helsinki cabinet.
The action, the most drastic taken
against Finland in many months
means the Finns will suffer economic
penalties after as well as during the
War under the new policy of continu-
ing the blacklist in operation in the
post-war period. The 84 firms are
the first to be placed on the American
blacklist.
One of the firms listed bore the
name of Bruno rProcope, identified
ing official +quarters as the cousin
of the Finnish minister here, Hjal-
mar J. Procope.
The two cabinet officers in-
volved in the blacklisting operation
are the foreign minister, Henrick
Rarnsay, and the minister of de-
fense, Gen. Rudolf Waldexn.
Ramsay was named in official
quarters as chairman of the Board of
Finland-Hamburg Befraktningskon-
tor which was described here as a
shipping agency and center of Nazi
propaganda in Finland. Walden was
described as owner of a paper and
carton firm called Paperituote.
The same blacklist supplement
issued tonight also listed 53 Swedish
concerns. It was announced several
days ago that 38 Swedish firms would
be on the list. The additional 15, it
was learned, consist of eight firms
previously put on the British black-
list but not on the American list and'
seven others described here 'as among
the important business organizations
in Sweden.
Americans are forbidden to deal
with blacklist companies.
It was thus brought out that the
United States in the last few days has
reinforced its policy of playing a
strong hand with the Swedes. j
The effect of the action was viewed
here as an economic knife slashing
into the vitals of Finland's early
post-war recovery and trade pros-
pects.
Meanwhile the United States
continues to maintain diplonatic
°elattions with Finland and has its
legation in Helsinki although no
minister has been on active duty
for many months. The question of
breaking relations has come up for
consideration ion one or two occa-
sions but the decision has been
negative in the hope that by con-
tinuing to remain friendly with
F'inland the United States might
be able to pry her loose from Ger-
many.

I
Cocert .. .
(Continued from Page 1)
Orchestra and Little Symphony, will
conduct the Concert Band in the
University's football March, "The
Victors" by Louis Elbel. This num-
ber, from which the familiar "Hail
to the victors valiant," comes, was
composed by, Elbei nearly 50 years
ago, following a 7-6 football victory
over Chicago. Capt. Gilbert received
his Master's degree from the School
of Music in 1941; he also studied
with Marcel Tabeteau and served on
the School of Music summer session
faculty for several seasons. He will
arrive here today from Fort Custer.
A symphonic paraphrase of Jer-
ome Kern's "Smoke Gets in Your
Eyes," from the operetta "Roberta"
will also be played. This selection
was transcribed by the well-known
composer and arranger, Erik Leidzen,
who has been a guest faculty mem-
ber of the School of Music summer
sessions.
"A Little Symphony"
A woodwind quintet, composed of
Barbara Litchfield, flute; Mary
Laughlin, clarinet; Doris Reed, oboe;
Ann Choate, French horn; Sylvia
Deutscher, bassoon, will play Carl
Eppert's "A Little Symphony." This
group, organized last fall, is rapidly
becoming one of the feature musical
attractions on campus and in the
state. Recently the quintet played
6 programs to more than 6,000 stu-
dents and musicians of the Grand
Rapids high school and junior col-
lege.
Another feature of the band, a
saxophone quartet, composed of Pa-
tricia Brown, 1st alto; Margaret
Southworth, 2nd alto; Dwight Dailey,
B-flat tenor; Anthony Desiderio, E-
flat tenor, will perform the "Quartet
No. 5" by Ramsoe-Voxman. This
composition is considered an unusual
departure from traditional literature
for the saxophone.
"Moto Perpetuo"
Paganini's famous "Moto Perpe-
tuo" (Perpetual Motion) will be
played by the first clarinets and I
woodwinds. This will be the first
band performance of the usual violinj
show piece.1
Other numbers on the band con-
cert program include Overture,1
"Obero'n," by von Weber, Gustav
Hoist's "First Suite in E-flat, Op.
28," "Elsa's Procession to the Cathe-T
dral" from Wagner's "Lohengrin,"'
"El Relicario," rythmic Spanish piece1
by Jose Padilla, a selection froms
Sousa's suite, "Three Quotations"
and "March Americans" by Marcel
Ackerman.
The public is invited to attend the
concert.

ROADSIDE SHELL SUPPLIES-Along the highway in the peaceful
English countryside these stacks of ammunition, protected against
weather, await invasion use.

Cong. ..
(Continued from Page 1)
up the banner. Prime Minister W.
L. MacKenzie King maintained that
no Canadian immigration official
had the right to take such action.
But the Minister of Mines and
Resources T. A. Crerar went so far
as to deny that the incident ever
occurred. He declareA, "The lady
was not asked to leave the train:
by any Canadian government off i-
cial. . . . She was not at any time.
on Canadian territory . . . Appar-
ently no official of a Canadian;
railway had anything to do with.
the matter, any more than had
any official of the Immigration
Department."
In reply to this flat denial, The
New Republic in its issue of May 15
printed a sworn statement by Miss
Chong, declaring that she had been
forced to get off the Wolverine by
a man who "led her to believe by
his words, uniform, and conduct that
he was a Canadian Immigration of-
ficer."
The fight continued in the Cana-
dian Parliament, and The Globe and
Mail for May 15 included an article
by Kenneth Cragg who declared,
"Today's temporary order is designed
specifically to correct a condition un-
der which an Ann Arbor, Michigan
student, a girl of Chinese origin, but
an American citizen, last summer
was taken off the Michigan Central
Wolverine Express at Buffalo. Pub-
lic notice of the incident described
today by Mr. Crerar as being "most;
egrettable" was made public by The
.ew Republic." r
"W'hen I first wrote the article,"'

* * .
Today's Ann Arbor News
I In Sumniary
Bicycle Auction . .
At a public auction held yesterday
by the City Police department, 10
abandoned bicycles, collected during
the past few months, were sold to
the highest bidders.'
A total of $202 was collected. Po-
lice Chief Mortenson stated that the
proceeds would be contributed to the'
police and fire department relief
fund.
* * *
'784 employees of the Hoover
Ball and Bearing Co. will hold ar
mass meeting at 5 p. m. tomorrow
to create interest in the coming
Fifth War Loan canmpaign.
This will mark the first time
since the plant went on heavy war
production that the afternoon and
early night shift will meet as a
group.
* * *
Y CA Secretary * *
Robert C. Chapman, has been ap-
pointed- new boys' work secretary for
the Ann Arbor Young Men's Chris-
tian Association.
Mr. Chapman will direct boys' club
activities, the Summer Fun Club,
and will be responsible for all YMCA
boy's membership programs and ac-
tivities.
* * * :

Music Se.
A series of 20 musical attractions
for the next year will include the
Budapest String Quartet at the Fifth
Annual Chamber Music Festival in
January, Dr. Charles A. Sink, presi-
dent of the University Musical So-
ciety, announced yesterday.
Generally acknowledged as the
world's outstanding chamber music
group, the Quartet will present three
concerts on Friday and Saturday,
Jan. 19 and 20, in the lecture hall of
the Rackham Building.
Messiah Soloists
Also announced are the soloists for
MeXican Healt
Director Will
Arie Hr
Dr. Jose Zozaya, director of the
Institute of Public Health and Tropi-
cal Diseases of Mexico, will arrive
in Ann Arbor this morning, Dr. Es-
son M. Gale, director of the Interna-
tional Center, announced yesterday.
Dr. Zozaya is in the country as a
guest of the Department of State
and is visiting public health centers
at Washington, Philadelphia, New
York and Chicago as well as spending
some time here and at Harvard.
A Harvard graduate, he is chair-
man of the medical and biological
sciences section of the "Comision
Impulsora y Coordinadora de la In-
vestigacion Cientifica," an organiza-
tion corresponding to our National
Research Council and established
last year by President Avila Cama-
cho. He is also vice president of the
Mexican-United States cultural in-
stitute and is engaged in organizing
a central medical library for the Na-
tional Academy of Medicine of Mex-
ico.
During his stay in the United
States it is expected that Dr. Zozaya
will extend invitations to a group of
young physicians at the Institute of
tropical medicine which he heads.
The Department of State has an-
nounced further that' Dr. Zozaya is
especially interested in exchange fel-
lowships for medical research work-
ers.
Pa1elToseHeld
By Music Students
For its last function of the spring
term the Student Council of the
School of Music will sponsor a panel
discussion to be held at 8 p.m. Tues-
day in the East Conference Room of
the Rackham Building.
Panel members who will discuss
the subject "How Can the School of
Music Improve the Calibre of Its
Students?" will include Profs. Revelli,
Ross, Lowell, Case, Mattern and the
following students: MarynLaughlin,
Harriet Porter, Robert Waltz and
Herbert Eidemiller. Registrar Rob -
bert Williams will act as moderator.
The meeting is open to the general
public.
Clark Gable To Return
T o Civilian Life Soon
CULVER CITY, Calif., June 3.-
(/P)-Maj. Clark Gable of the Army
Air Forces will return shortly to civil-
ian life, subject to recall to duty, Col.
Roy M. Jones, commanding officer of'
the Army Air Forces First Motion
Picture Unit, said today.

riesAre A
the Christmas performance of Han-
del's "Messiah" which will be given
Sunday, Dec. 17. They will be Ellen
Osborn, soprano; Mary Van Kirk,
contralto; Hardenst Johnson, tenor,
and Gean Greenwell, bass. The Uni-
versity Choral Union and a special
"Messiah" orchestra will also partici-
pate under the direction of Hardin
Van Deursen.
"These soloists, all new to Ann Ar-
bor, are very excellent artists," Dr.
Sink commented.
The Fifty-Second May Festival
which will take place May 3, 4, 5 and
6 will again be given Thursday
through Sunday. In use for the first
time this year, it met with general
approval, Dr. Sink said, with stu-
dents, servicemen and visitors par-
ticularly finding that arrangement
more convenient.
Philadelphia Orchestra
The Philadelphia Orchestra with
Eugene Ormandy and Saul Caston as
directors will again be heard at the
six concerts. The University Choral
Union under Marguerite Hood as well
as outstanding soloists will partici-
pate.
An unusual number of orachestras
have been scheduled for the new

19.

nnounced
Choral Union Concert Series. In
view of the increased public interest,
the Cleveland, Boston and Chicago
Symphony Orchestras will each pro-
vide concerts. This interest on the
part of students has been attributed
to more attention given to orchestta
music in public schools in recent
years, a larger number of civic music
groups and the availability of good
music over the radio.
Open with Helen T brauel
Helen Traubel, soprano, will open
the series on Nov. 4. Following con-
certs will be presented by the Cleve-
land Orchestra with George Szell as
guest conductor on Nov. 12, Fritz
Kreisler, violinist, Nov. 17, and Josef
Lhevinne, pianist, Nov. 27.
Carroll Glenn, violinist, will play
Dec. 5, Boston Symphony Orchestra
with Serge Koussevitsky as conduc-
tor on Dec. 11 and Vladimir Horo-
witz, pianist, Jan. 15.
Dorothy Maynor, soprano, will be
heard Feb. 3 and the Westminster
Choir under the direction of John
Finley Williamson on Feb. 11. The
Chicago Symphony Orchestra under
the baton of Desire Defauw has been
scheduled for a definite date, March

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Miss Chong declared, "I kept Prisoner of War .
thinking in the back of my mind-
'what are you doing this for? It Lt. James T. Alling, of 3125 Ged-
won't get you anyplace.' But it des Rd., has been reported a pris-
mnade me feel1 good to 'let off caner of war in Germ~rany, accord-
steam'. Little did I realize that it ing to his mother, Mrs. Robert B.
vould change an international Ailing.
law." Mrs. Alling had previously been
Miss Chong is the daughter of the informed that her son was missing
Rev. and Mrs. H. F. Chong, Christian in action. The International Red
missionaries to Hawaii. She will Cross via the War department end-
graduate this month with a teach- ed a period of anxiety, which be-
ing certificate in English.gan on Feb. 22, when the first re-
ing crictiport was announced.
German Prisoners Stage P residentChosen
Strike at Canding Plants Dr. Otto K. Engelke, of the Wash-
MUSKEGON, Mich., June 3.-/P)- Itena County health department,
Quick to adapt themselves to the use was elected president of the Wash-
of American labor strategy, according tenaw county chapter of the Nation-
to Capt. Elge Rhinehardt, regional al Foundation for Infantile Paralysis
Army Service commander, ten Ger- during that annual executive com-
man prisoners of war among a group mittee meeting yesterday.
of over 100 employed in the fields -"_ __
and canning plants of the Gerber
Products Co., at Fremont, Thursday ttit b W r
precipitated a slowdown strike. A
spokesman for the strikers explained I (Bl
the action was taken in protest to
being worked ten hours a day, which
he declared was a violation of the 1 No L w Authorizes
Geneva international conference af-
fecting war prisoners. eview of WLB O r
WASHINGTON, June 3.-UP)-- A
spokesman said today the Justice De-
partment will ask dismissal of suits
brought by Montgomery Ward and
Company to enjoin enforcement of
War Labor Board orders against it.
The United States Circuit Court of
Appeals ruled yesterday in another
case that the statutes do not auIthor-
ize court reviews of WLB orders.
On the basis of this decision, the
Justice Department spokesman said,
the government will renew a motion
in U.S. District Court to dismiss the
Ward actions. An earlier such mo-
tion was denied by the District Court
in one case. The government then
petitioned the Appeals Court to be
allowed to appeal the decision with-
out a hearing on the merits of the
case. The Appeals Court yesterday
rejected the petition.

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