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Hitler Fought to Last Breath<
Against Bolshevism, Nazis Say

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(Continued fromu Pe forsake us after so much suffering
. nd others expressed skepticism, fear- and sacrifice."
d thterhaxpsthedrkmticmroar- Then the radio played the German
icg that perhaps the dramatic broad- anthem, "Deutschland Uber Alles,"
cast was but an elaborate hoax. and the Nazi Party anthem, the
At the British Foreign Office the "IHorst Wessel Lied".
ieport of Hitler's death was accepted There followed three minutes of
aw true, Official sources, however, silence, then a special order of the
iefused to comment on the accuracy day was read from Doenitz to the
of the Hamburg account of how he German military services.
(lied. __
To Demana Body ..
It was positive in any event that as
soon as the European war was ended
the Allies would demand that Hitler's ~
body be produced to remove all doubt. tIt . aUlJ . . .
The Russians in the past have said
repeatedly that they believed Hitler
long ago had fled from Berlin and Soph Cabaret Plans . ..
possibly left a "double" to "die in The Refreshment committee of
action" to maintain Hitler's name as Soph Cabaret will meet at 4 p. m.
a Nazimartyr. EWT (3 p. m. CWT) tomorrow in
The Germans have insisted many the League. All members are asked
times daily that he was in Berlin, to attend. Any sophomore women
personally directing its faltering de- interested in working on the commit-
fenss. tee may attend the meeting. The
Report Dressed Up r room will be posted on the League
The Germans dressed the reportbultn
of Hitler's death with all the trap- bulletin.
pings of drama at their command. *
At 3:43 p. m., EWT yesterday, the Harry Whang To Speak
Hamburg radio instructed all Ger- Harry Whang, head of the Kor-
mans to keep tuned in for an im- ean Commission on Internal Affairs
portant announcement. in Washington, D.C. will speak on
One minute later the renegade *orld religion from an oriental
Englishman who throughout the war point of view at 8 p.m. EWT (7
has broadcast Nazi propaganda as p.m. CWT) today in the Fireside
"Lord Haw-Haw" reiterated the Room, Lane Hall.
standby order. Bern and educated in Korea, Mr.
Then, 43 minutes afterward, there Wharng will present the philosophy
was a ruffle of drums and the uniden- by which an oriental person is
tified announcer gave the report of guided, to show its similarity to
Hitler's death and introduced Doen- occidental teachings.
itz. * * *



Engine Senior
Class To Meet
Plans for Activities
Will Be Announced
A meeting for all members of the
Engineering senior class has been
announced by Jim Wallis, class pres-
ident, at 7:30 p.m. EWT (6:30 p.m.
CWT) tomorrow in Pm. 348 West
Engineering Building.
Seniors scheduled to complete their
academic work in June or October
have been urged to attend by Wallis'
to hear plans for the coming Senior
Ball, Annual Outing and picnic,
graduation announcements, and sen-
ior program booklets.
Class Vice-President Bob Precious
and Secretary-Treasurer Bill Culli-
gan will describe the dance. Tom
Barnes, chairman of the Social Com-
mittee will make known information
on the class outing and picnic to be
held the second week in June.

Fifty-Nine Entries Submitted
It Annual Hopwood Contest


Fifty-nine manuscripts have been
entered in the annual Hopwood con-
test and will soon be in the hands
of the judges.
According to Prof. Roy W. Cow-
den, director of the Hopwood Room,
Art Exhibit Will Be Held
In Rackha (i lMezzanine
An exhibition of paintings, ceram-
ics and crafts of Ann Arbor Art
Association members will open at 8
lm. ~EWT (7 p.m. CWT in the gal-
leries of the Rackham Building mez-
Prior to the formal opening, rib-
bons will be awarded to winning en-
trants by a jury of visiting artists.
Blood Quota Filled ...
The entire quota of 230 pints of
blood for the May Blood Bank was
filled by 10:30 yesterday morning,
chairman Wayne Bartlett announced.

there is an increase of 18 manuscripts
in the 1945 contest with the biggest
jump in the division of minor essay
with 11 entries this year and six in
1944. The contest which closed yes-
terday offers over $8,000 to Univer-
sity students who entered manu-
scripts in the major and minor divi-
Seven entries were received in the
major fiction division and 13 in the
minor division. In the major poetry
division for which there was no entry
last year four entries have been sub-
mitted. Students entered 15 manu-
scripts for the minor poetry awards.
Drama attracted three entries in the
major division and four in the minor
while essay had two in the major
The winners and the names of
judges will be announced about the
middle of June. Among the judges
in the past are Thornton Wilder,
Henry Seidel Canby, Wolcott Gibbs,
Betty Smith, John Kieran, and Mar-
tin Flavin.



END OF IL DUCE-This closeun picture of the battered body of Benito
Mussolini was made shortly after he 'and a group of fascist leaders
were executed in the Italian village of Dongo, about 45 miles north of
Willow Run Shut-down To Relieve
Labor Shortage Here--Hamberg


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The German announcement came
just three days after the execution of
Hitler's fallen Axis partner, Benito
Mussolini, at the hands of Italian
patriots in northern Italy.
The announcement came just as
American tanks plunged into the Inn
River village of Braunnau, Austria,
where Adolf Hitler was born on April
20, 1889.
Makes Impassioned Plear
Doenitz, the tough, 53-year-old
naval officer who made his reputa-
tion as chief of submarines and then
was elevated to command of the
dwindling German Navy, made a
brief, impassioned plea to the Ger-
man people.
He demanded they continue the
struggle, concluding, "If we do all
that is in our power, God will not

Veterans Meet Today...
Instructions concerning their
part in the War Loan Drive will be
given campus veterans at a meet-
ing of the Veterans Organization
at 7:30 p.m. EWT (6:30 p.m. CWT)
today, in Lane Hall, John Crispin,
president, announced yesterday.
Forsythe at Meeting - .
Dr. Warren E. Forsythe, Health
Service Director, left for Minneapo-
lis, Minn. yesterday to attend a two-
day meeting of the American Asso-
ciation of Student Health Service.
Health problems of students, es-
pecially of returning veterans, will
be discussed at the meeting, which
is regional rather than national this

With the Willow Run plant's pro-
duction stoppage, "Ann Arbor's war-
time labor shortage is finally licked,"
Lawrence Hamberg, director of the
local United States Employment Ser-
vice, said yesterday.
"Although there are still essen-
tial war production jobs available
in Ann Arbor, the expected influx
of 800 to 1,000 bomber plant work-
ers should put the local labor situ-
ation under control," he pointed
Correct Mock
Corrections in the report on the
mock United Nations confereice have
been pointed out by members of the
Post-War Council.
The student representative of Rus-
sia registered the dissenting vote on
the adoption of the revised Dum-
barton Oaks charter, the council said,
rather than on the question of send-
ing the charter to the American dele-
gation in San Francisco as previously
stated. Vote on the latter .question
was unanimous.
Russia refused to accept the char-
ter, the council explained, because
of a provision made by the student
delegates that a unanimous vote of
the Big Five would not be required
to determine action against an ag-
gressor. The change, it was stated,
would deprive Russia of the veto
power given to her in the Yalta
agreements. The delegates agreed
that merely a 314 majority vote would
be necessary.

"The main problem of today's war
production," Hamberg explained, "is
labor mobility - shifting workers
from plants like Willow Run to other
manufacturing centers."
Laborers must remember that the
war is not yet won, he said, "there
are still plenty of essential jobs in
southern Michigan towns and cities."
Hamberg revealed that the bomber
plant is laying off workers at the
rate of more than 600 per day.
"Factories in this area, supplying
the Willow Run plant, have not been
too hard hit by the production cut,
although some plants have gone on
a 40-hour work week," he continued.
Regarding reconversion plans of
local plants, llamberg stated that
"most of the factories in this area
are devoting some time to post-war
change-over plans."
"For the time being, however, the
WMC considers it wise to continue
civilian production planning on a
limited scale," he added.
Food Handling Lecture
To Be Presented Today
Second of the series of lectures on
sanitation of food handling will be
presented at 8 p.m. EWT (7 p.m.
CWT) today in the Rackham Amphi-
The lectures of John Veenstra of
the City Health Department and
Melbourne Murphy, Health Service
sanitarian, will be illustrated by two
films. The purpose of these lectures
is to inform food handlers and the
general public of the proper methods
and techniques in food handling.




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