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WEDNESDAY. JAN. 19.1944
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Russians Believed 'Hedging'
on Post-War Peace Planning
Reds Regard Allied
Plans Unessential to
Own Future Program
By JOHN M. HIGHTOWER
Associated Press Correspondent
WASHINGTON, Jan. 18.-Through
the tangle of speculation on Mos-
cow's motives for publishing the
"British separate peace" rumor, the
rough outlines of a dual Russian
foreign policy appear to be taking
In the absence of full explanation
from Moscow this policy may be re-
garded as designed to protect Rus-
sia's interests either in the event that
post-war international collaboration
works out-or in case it fails. In
other words, the Russians appear to
be hedging their bets on post-war
In official Washington quarters
the news that Pravda had published
the Cairo rumor, hit with explosive
For Washington had assumed that
the Moscow agreements last fall and
the more recent discussions among
Premier Stalin, President Roosevelt
and Prime Minister Churchill at Te-
heran had largely dispelled suspi-
cions and increased mutual faith be-
tween the Anglo-Americans and the
Reaction here clearly implied that
Washington may have erred in as-
suming that the Moscow and Teher-
an meetings settled any questions
other than those actually covered in
The Soviet government is reputed
to be wholly realistic in its foreign
blicy, operating on the theory that
ihile one course may be more desir-
able than others it may eventually
prove impossible to follow.
JAG Staff Are
'Members of School
Assigned New Duties
Tbree members of the staff and
fculty of the Jude Advocate Gen-
eial's School'left recently to take up
new assignments, Col. Edward H.
Young, commandant, announced yes-
These men are Lt. Col. Herbert M.
Kidner, Lt. Col. Edward J. Burke, and
Lt. Kkk Jeffrey.
Col. Kidner was ordered to report
at the Judge Advocate General's Of-
fice, Washington, D.C. He was a
member of the original staff and
faculty when the school was establish-
ed at The National University Law
School, Washington, D.C., and head
of the Military Justice Department
since that time.
In his new assignment Col. Burke
will be staff judge advocate with an
Army unit. Although he was not on
the original staff and faculty, Col.
Burke has a longer tenure with the
staff and faculty than any other
members with the exception of Col.
Young and Col. Kidner. Assigned to
the school in 1942 as a major, Col.
Burke has been Executive Officer and
instructor since that time. He was
promoted to his present rank in Oc-
While at West Point, Col. Burke
was prominent in athletics, playing
football for three years, and being a
member of the track team for two
years. Since graduation he has tak-
en part in football, track, and base-
ball as player, coach and official.
Lt. Jeffrey has left to attend the
Command and General Staff School,
Fort Leavenworth, Kan. A member
of the 1st OC class, he was retained
as a member of the staff and faculty
upon graduation in August 1943, and
assigned to the Military Science and
Tactics Department as an instructor.
VU Band Will
Concert Feb. 13
The University concert band will
present its first program at 3:15 p.m.
Sunday, Feb. 13, in Hill Auditorium.
The band this year is composed of
32 women, Army and Navy person-
nel, and civilian men, making a total
of 80 members.
Most of the servicemen were for-
merly musicians as civilians. Their
cooperation and enthusiasm are part-
ly responsible for the success of the
band as a group.
Eight girls hold first chairs in the
band. They are: Ruth Wehner, '44,
flute; Doris Reed, '46, oboe; Mary
Laughlin, '44, clarinet; Patricia
Brown, 46, saxophone; Anna Choate,
'45, French horn; Allyce Wishnevsky,
'46, trombone; Sylvia Deutscher, '46,
bassoon; and Edna Martz, '46, bass.
Prof. William D. Revelli, director of
the University Bands, emphasized
that the reason so many women are
holding first chairs is not because
of the lack of men in the band, but
rather that these girls are some of
the most extremely talented and cap-
able players he has ever conducted.
Of the total membership of the con-
cert band, women will fill six posi-
tions among the flutes, two oboes, ten
clarinets, three saxophones, two
French horns, three trombones, one
bassoon, two basses, one coronet, and
To Close Feb. I
Registration for the University's
qualifying trials for the National Dis-
cussion Contest on International Af-
fairs, closes Feb. 1, at the Speech Of-
"This contest is open to all under-
graduates and is not only a Speech
Department affair," Prof. Kenneth
C. Hance,director of the contest, said.
The Department of Speech is direct-
ing the contest with the cooperation
of Prof. Arthur Aiton of the. History
The requiremients for each parti-
cipant are: (1) participation in a brief
roundtable discussion and (2) a five-
minute speech on their 1,000-word
manuscript on the subject "The Basis
for Permanent Cooperation Among
the American Republics." Michigan's
contest will be held Feb. 15.
The two University winners will
participate in a regional contest held
at Ann Arbor March 31.
The first place winners in each
Regional Discussion Contest will have
his expenses paid to and from the
National Finals in Washington or
New York in April and also receive
an award of $500 for study in Mexico
during the summer of 1944.
Two Local Men
The War Department recently an-
nounced the promotion of Capt.
Brackley Shaw to the rank of major
and the commission of Hessel E.
Yntema as a second lieutenant.
Maj. Shaw, graduate of the literary
college in '34 and of law school in
'38, is now serving in Army Intelli-
gence at Miami Beach, Fla. Lt.
Yntema, son of Prof. and Mrs. H. E.
Yntema, was commissioned in the
Army infantry upon graduation from
OCS at Fort Benning, Ga.
CIO Help Ends Strike
DETROIT, . Jan. 18.-(IP)-Six of-
fice workers of the State CIO Council
here ended a short-lived strike today
when Council officials agreed to ne-
Spokesmen for the girls said that
John W. Gibson, Council President,
and Ben Probe, Council Secretary,
agreed to seek settlement.
Eisenhower Arrives in Britain
Union To Give
To Serviceme n
Complimentary Union membership
good for the duration of their stay
on campus will be given to all ser-
vicemen, Bunny Crawford '44, Union
president, announced yesterday.
Registration will begin at 11:30
a.m. to 1:30 p.m. tomorrow and will
continue at the same hours Friday
and Saturday. Registrars will be
posted at every mess hall-in the
East Quadrangle, the Union and the
There will be no special registra-
tion after Saturday, but servicemen
may register as usual from 3 to 5
p.m. each Wednesday.
Servicemen who paid for Union
membership cards during the sum-
mer may obtain refunds tomorrow
through Saturday, Jan. 29 at the
Union main desk. Refunds will be
given only during this ten day period.
A Union membership card entitles
the holder to use the Pendleton Li-
brary, the bowling alleys, the bil-
liard room, the swimming pool, to
cash checks at the Union main desk
and to take 'advantage of various
other Union facilities. A pamphlet
designed to acquaint men with the
Union will be issued with the regis-
V-12 Mascot Answers Daily's
Invitation to First G.I. Stomp
The following letter was received from Gunner, Navy V-12 canine
mascot, at the West Quadrangle yesterday.
Gunner was sent to sick bay two weeks ago with pneumonia. At that
time the Navy and Marine men raised $56 within an hour to pay for his
hospitalization. Last week he was invited to attend the first G.I. Stomp
held at the Union, but was unable to attend.
This is Gunner's letter:
FROM: GUNNER-Official Navy V-12 Mascot
TO: Navy, Marines, Army, and Coeds at the
University of Michigan
SUBJECT: G.I. Stomp, absence from
REFERENCE: Invitation, Michigan Daily, 13 January
1. I regret that I was unable to attend the G.I. Stomp Saturday 15 Jan-
uary 1944. Thank you for the invitation.
2. Dr. Shipman has given me fine care, and he has told Lt. Jennings
to report to all hands that I will be released from sick bay Monday or
3. It has been a long siege since I have been on active duty, and I
will be happy to rejoin my unit. I am a little behind in my studies, but
hope to catch up soon.
4. I wish to express my appreciation' to all who have contributed to
my care and the inquiries pertaining to my health. Orders were given
that I could not redeive or speak with visitors, but this soon will be over.
USO Continues To Register Hostesses
Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower, commander-in-chief of all Allied
forces organizing in the United Kingdom for the assault on continental
Europe from the West, looks at a man of France during a press con-
ference in London shortly after his arrival in Britain from a visit to the
BLUE CAP, CIGAR:
Union Doorman Still Shooing
W omen Away after 22 Years
By JENNIE FITCH
Part of Michigan tradition for al-
most a quarter of a century, George
Johnson, 76-year-old Union doorman,
is still manning his post to shoo away
anything in skirts from the Sacred
Union front entrance, long reserved
for men only.
George Johnson can look back over
a long line of Union visitors from
freshrmen in their blue and yellow
pots to some of the world's celebrities,
but his memory is failing now. When
asked what famous people had passed
through the well-guarded- portals,
George remarked that President
Ruthven was a very infrequent visitor
and had been there less than 20 times
in 20 years.
The Union doorman has never been
seen without his blue cap and chewed
Quartet To Open,
Ravel's 'Quartet in F'
Will Be Featured Work
The Quartet in F of Maurice Ravelj
will be the feature work to be per-
formed by the Roth String Quartet
at the opening concert of the fourth
Chamber Music Festival to be given
at 8:30 p.m. Friday in the Rackham
The Festival will be made up of
three concerts, one Friday night, and
the other two at 2:30 p.m. and 8:30
p.m. on Saturday. Haydn's Quartet
in E-flat major and the Quartet in
D minor by Schubert will be the oth-
er selections performed at the first
Works by Bach, Beethoven, Schu-
mann, Brahms, and Hugo Wolf will
be presented by the Roth String
Quartet at the two programs on Sat-
This year's Festival will be the
third in a row at which the Roth
String Quartet, organized by Feri
Roth in 1922, will be the solo organ-
'Glass in the Future' Is
Tlem~e of Lectures Friday
"Glass in Construction in 194x,"
and "Glass, the Key to Post-War De-
signing," will be the topics of an il-
lustrated lecture to be given under
the auspices of the Student Branch
of the A.I.A. at 3:30 p.m. Friday inl
the Architecture School Auditorium.
H. Creston Doner and O. F. Wenz-
Iler, representatives from the Libbey-
Owens-Ford Glass Company, will be
the speakers. The public is invited.
cigar as long as anybody can remem-
ber. Once noted as a judge of fem-
inine beauty, he surrendered his rep-
utation in 1935 as the result of an
unfortunate remark that the year's
crop of female students was under
par. Angry women were bothering
him for several months.
Old Age Bars Taverns
George used to like being just one
of the boys, and spent his off hours
in the taverns downtown, but he has
given it up lately because of his age.
After listening to student conversa-
tions during some 22 eventful years,
George has concluded that football
and sports have always been the fav-
orite topics, although "the boys talk
more about war than before."
Somewhat of a footbal fan him-
self, George's favorite pasttime for
many years was watching practices.
He became well nigh expert in mak-
Back in 1939 when the walk run-
ning along the side of the bullding
was"torn up to permit the construc-'
tion of heating tunnels, George be-
came perturbed over the illegal use
of the front entry by women. He
was heard to remark, "If these women
don't stop trying to ruin our good
name and wreck one of the oldest
traditions on the Michigan campus,
I'm going to do something. about it."
He was photographed scaring women
away with a squirrel rifle. George's
methods are usually more gentle how-
ever, and he generally limits himself
to waving his cap at all trespassing
He Throws Them Out
About 15 years ago,, George was
persuaded to take a part in the Union
opera. His role was to pose throwing
two brawny female impersonators out
George has had many jobs includ-
ing working in an air rifle factory,
touring with a troop of bell ringers,
doing a tap-dancing act, singing in
public and plowing on a farm, but
his present job is the best of all, he
Tickets Are on Safe
Tickets are on sale for the Paul
Bunyan Formal, which is to be held
from 9 p.m. to midnight Saturday in
the League, atspecial booths at the
Union and the League and at the
main office of the School of Forestry
in the Natural Science Building.
The Sophisticats will provide the
music for the plaid-shirted Foresters,
who again this year will glorify their
traditional ideal, the fabulous Paul
Bunyan. A gigantic figure of Bun-
yan will preside over the dance, fam-
ous as the campus' "most informal
Co-ops To Hold Forum
"Are Cooperatives Merely a Means
to an End or an End in Themselves?"
will be the topic of a public forum
to be held at 8:30 p.m. Friday in
Unity Hall by the Inter-Cooperative
Prof. John Shepard of the psy-
chology department, and A. K. Ste-
vens of the English department, both
members of the Ann Arbor Consum-
ers' Co-op, will lead the discussion.
Dick Rosenman, president of the ICC,
will act as chairman.
To Debate Soon.
One of the teams of the Michigan
Debate group will participate in the
first inter-collegiate debate at
Western Michigan College before
an all-college assembly in the last
week in ,January.
St. Joseph's Needs Help
"St. Joseph's Hospital is still ask-
ing for volunteer workers to serve as
ward helpers, tray carriers, and to
aid in the operating linen room,"
Barbara Sternfels Levy, '44, chair-
man of volunteers for the hospital,
Volunteers may report to Miss
Wanzig at the hospital. She will as-
sign them to posts and record the
hours which they work. Each girl's
record will be turned in to the Wo-
men's War Council.
Assembly To Meet . . .
Assembly, organization of the School
of Music students, will hold a meeting
at 4 p.m. today in the music school
auditorium with Ruby Kuhlman, re-
tiring president, and Elizabeth Ivan-
off, new president, in charge.
Surgical Unit Open Today
The Surgical Dressing Unit will be
open from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. today
through Friday, according to Jean
Whittemore, chairman of the Surgi-
cal Dressing Uuit.
WAA Needs Pin Setters
"Women are still badly needed to
set pins for' the WAA blowling
alleys," Ginny Dodd, bowling man-
ager, announced yesterday," and
unless 12 more volunteer to be pin
girls, the alleys may have to close."
"Continuing the registration, our
booth in the USO Club will be open
from 9 a.m. to noon, from 1 p.m. to
5 p.m., and from 7:30 p.m. to 10:30
p.m. today for all prospective Junior
Hostesses to sign up," Mrs. Robert
Burton, director of the Ann Arbor
USO, announced yesterday.
Junior Hostesses must be between
the ages of 18 and 30, and must
furnish two letters of recommenda-
tion in order to receive their USO
cards, enabling them to attend the
various USO functions: One of these
letters should be from a minister.
The USO Club is open from 10 a.m.
to 10 p.m. daily, and later for dances
every Friday and Saturday. Many
facilities are available to the service-
men and the hostesses: a reading
room, a lending library, ping pong
tables, puzzles, games, and several
Three Regiments of USO
Hostesses Meet Today
Regiments U, W, ai-d Z, of the USO
Hostess Corps must attend a com-
pulsory meeting at 7:15 p.m. today
in the-ballroom 6f-the USO Club. All
Junior Hostesses of these regiments
are expected to be there, and roll
will be taken. Women from the oth-
er regiments who were unable to be
present at yesterday's meeting may
Have a "Coke"= Come, be blessed and be happy
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