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Assault, Bombardmunent


To Split Iwo JapS

Three Marine Divisions
Gaining Ground Slowly
By The Associatd Press
U. S. PACIFIC FLEET HEADQUARTERS, Guam, Friday, March 9----
A coordinated drive by three American Marine divisions supported by air,
land and sea bombardment threatened today to split the remaining Japa-
nese on Iwo Jima as the bitter campaign for this island fortress neared a
successful conclusion.
Extremely slow gains, such as have characterized the fighting for
many xdays, were expected as the leathernecks fought hand to hand for
every .pillbox and every cave.


SRA Plans To
Present Weekly

First Program Will
Be Given March 15

The program planned by Inter-
Guild of the Student Religious Asso-
ciation for this semester is based on
the issues affecting inter-denomina-
tional cooperation, and with that
idea in mind, a ser es of weekly dis-
cussions on Protestant action will be
inaugurated at 4 p.m. Thursday,
March 15 in Lane Hall.
Jean MacKaye, president of the
group, and Phyllis Eggleton, chair-
man of the program committee, an-
nounced that each denominational
group is responsible for one session,
when the religious leader will present
his approach to Protestant coopera-
Rev. Chester Loucks will give the
initial address, "The Baptist Ap-
proach to Protestant Action." The
following week, Rev. H. L. Pickerill,
representing the Congregational-Dis-
ciples Guild, will discuss "Congrega-
tionalists, Disciples and Protestant
Action" at the second meeting which
will be held March 22.
Succeeding discussions will be led
by Rev. E. H. Redman of the Uni-
tarian Guild, Rev. W. P. Lemon from
the Westminster Guild of the Pres-
byterian Church, Rev. H. 0. Yoder
of the Lutheran Student Association,
Rev. A. T. Scheips of Gamma Delta,
Rev. J. B. Kenna representing the
Wesleyan Guild of the Methodist

Capture Hill 362
The score of enemy opposition on
the right flank was wiped out Wed-
nesday by the Third Marine Division's
capture of another hill 362. This
one, the third of that height to be
seized, is east of the town of Moto-
Below this position the Fourth Ma-
rine Division picked up 100 to 200
yards in its northward drive which is
clearing the coastline.
Advances of about 500 yards were
scored Wednesday in the center of
the line by the Third Division and
on the leftyby the Fifth Marine Divi-
sion. The gains were made in the
face of intense-small arms and ma-
chinegun fire.
Enemy Suicide Charge
A. P. war correspondent Morrie
Landsberg reported that a tank bat-
talion fighting with the Third Divi-
sion repelled a suicidal charge made
against armored vehicles by Japanese
carrying long poles on which explo-
sives were mounted. Not a single
tank was damaged but many enemy
soldiers were killed.
Vice-Adm. Richard K. Turner, over-
all amphibious commander, visited
the Volcanic Island Thursday, in-
spected its shattered defenses, took
note of its possibilities and chatted
with Marine commanders.
Japs Well Organized
Iwo's defenses were "tremendously
better organized" than on any other
island taken from the Japanese, Ad-
miral Turner said.
As to Iwo's place in future cam-
paigns against the enemy, Turner
"Iwo is going to be a very valu-
able place for us. I am favorably
impressed with the island as an air-
base. It is better than I expected
it to be."

Ava Case To Pla*...
Presenting the first in a series of
four piano recitals by members of
the School of Music faculty, Mrs.--
Comin Case will. play selections by
Bach, Chopin, Debussy, Respighi
and Rachmaninoff at 8:30 p. m. Sun-
day in the Lydia Mendelssohn Thea-
Mrs. Case will open her program
with two Bach-Busino "Chorale-Pre-
ludes," also "Toccata in D major"
by Bach. Her program continues
with "Sonata, Op. 58" by Chopin,
two Debussy numbers, "Italiana" and
"Siciliana" by Respighi, two Rach-
maninoff preludes.
The recital is open to the general!
Owen Will Perform..
Benjamin Owen, teaching fellow
in the School of Music, will present a

MANEUVERS IN ARBORETUM-Pictured here are ROTC students
putting to practice some of the things learned in training. Students
expecting draft call are urged to register for ROTC by Capt. Swyler,
Army Headquarters.
Witness in Graft Trial Admits
TDonating', to Le oislators' Pay

piano recital in partial fulfillment
of the requirements for the degree
of Master of Music at 8:30 p. m. Wed-
nesday in the Lydia Mendelssohn
Before entering the University Ow-
en held a fellowship at the Juilliard
Graduate School in New York City,
where he studied piano with Alex-
ander Siloti, theory with Bernard
Wagenaar and ensemble with Felix
Salmond. He has also studied with
Josef and Rosina Lehvinne, and at
present is a pupil of Prof. Joseph
Owen will play selections by Bach,
Mozart, Beethoven, Ravel and Franck.
The recital is open to the public.
School Party .. .
The Student Council of the School
of Music is sponsoring an informal
party for all School of Music stu-
dents and faculty members to be held
at 8 p. m. Monday in the League.

Invention of TU'
Surgeon Will-
Aid* AilingGI's
Capt. Frederick D. Trautman, for-
mer member of the surgery staff at
University hospital now at a hospi-
tal base in England has devised a
new type of splint using bicycle spokes
which is speeding the recovery of
fingers, hands and forearms of Amer-
ican soldiers wounded in the Euro-
pean theater of action, according to
an Associated Press report.
The new splint permits the patient
to regain the use of his fingers and
hands at the same time outer wounds
are healing. Previously, after wounds
had been healed many months of
highly specialized physiotherapy had
been required before the use of a
stiffened hand could be regained.
Capt. Trautman, who serves as
chief of orthopedic surgery at an
army general hospital, incorporates
the bicycle spokes in a forearm cast
to extend over the fingers and thumb
to act as offsets to the cast. Loops'
of adhesive tape and rubber for the
fingers allows motion of the hands.


By The Associated Press
MASON, March 8--A defense wit-
ness in the naturopathy graft trial
admitted in cross examination today
that he contributed to a fund he
"understood" was being used for
"paying legislators" and that "I knew
it was a common practice to pay
The witness was George J. Good-
heart, Detroit Chiropractor testify-
Speech Grads Hold
First Meetin rToday
Graduate students in the speech de-
partment will be entertained at a cof-
fee hour to be held at 4:15 p. m. to-
day in the East Conference Room of
the Rackham Building.
The coffee hour is being given to
provide an opportunity for the grad-
uate students to become acquainted
with one another and to meet the,
members of the staff personally.
This will constitute the first meet-
ing of the Graduate Study Club of
the Department, which will meet reg-
ularly on the second Friday of each
month throughout the semester.

ing in behalf of Mihkel Sherman, of
Detroit, one of the seven defendants
in the trial.
Under cross examination by spe-
cial Prosecutor Kim Sigler, Good-
heart testified he had attended in
1939 a money-raising meeting of
the American Naturopathic Associ-
ation of Michigan, of which Sher-
man then was president.
"Sherman presided and said the
meeting was to raise money for the
legislative campaign and support a
lobbyist," Goodheart said. "I under-
stood they were paying legislators,
because I knew it was a common
practice to pay them."
He told Sigler that "the lobbyist
was to get the bill through the legis-
lature and it was up to him to figure
out how." Goodheart said on direct
examination that he contributed $100
to the legislative campaign fund.
The defendants are accused of
participating in a 1939 conspiracy
to exchange bribes when the natu-
ropaths unsuccessfully attempted
to have a bill regulating the prac-
tice of naturopathy passed by the

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"What if we don't get picked up before
our Sir Walter Raleigh runs out?"

Retiring recently from active ser-
vice with the United States Marine
Corps after a distinguished career
of 38 years will be Col. PAUL AL-
LYN CAPRON, former University
student and football player.
During World War 1, Col. Cap-
ron served with the British Grand
Fleet in the North Sea blockade.
He was with the army of occupation
on the Rhine after the war, and
also served with the Marines in
the Philippines, at Haiti, Cuba,
Santo Domingo and Nicaragua. His
last tour of duty was at the Char-
leston Navy Yard.
Now on duty at the Carlsbad Army
Air Field, Carlsbad, N. M., is First
Lieutenant RUSSELL H. AUTEN, an-
other former University student.
Auten was commissioned Aug. 21,
Promotion of Capt. JOHN OSOW-
SKI, a graduate of the class of 1930,
to dental surgeon for the Tenth rAir
Force has been announced by Maj.
Gen. Howard C. Davidson, command-
ing general.
Stationed in India for more than
a year, Capt. Osowski until recently
was surgeon for a P-51 Mustang
fighter group.
Lt. HENRY H. IVYSON, a former
University student, has arrived over-
seas and is serving as a co-pilot with:
a B-24 Liberator bomber group. Lt.
Ivyson entered the AAF in Febru-
ary, 1943.
Upon graduation from the Nava
Air Training Base at Corpus Christi;
cently was commissioned an ensigr
in the U. S. Naval Reserve. Ensigr

Stouffer is a former student of the
pilot of a B-24 Liberator bomber,
has arrived in Italy and has been
assigned to a veteran combat group.
Lt. McCaughey attended the Uni-
versity, where he was a member of
Theta Delta Chi fraternity, before
entering the service.
The first Oak Leaf Cluster to the
Air Medal has bz;en awarded to Sec-
ond Lieutenant WILLIAM J. BIEL-
AUSKAS, a pilot for a combat cargo
I squadron of the Tenth Air Force.
Holder of the DFC, this former stu-
dent has chalked up 163 combat mis-
sions totaling 652 hours during his
seven months of service in the India-
Burma theatre.
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