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May 05, 1945 - Image 4

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EXe d'United Jewish Appeal Begins
y With Mass Rally for Students

Position to France

position in their councils on a co-
equal basis. France becomes almost,
but not technically, one of the spon-
Already the big four, meeting with
members of their delegations and ad-
visers, in a penthouse atop the Fair-
mont Hotel were reported nearing
agreement on major changes they will
endorse in the Dumbarton Oaks blue-
print for a world organization intend-
ed to keep peace.
Still Talk of Poland
Other conference delegates, assem-
bled in eight committee meetings and
sorting amendments proposed by all
countries to Dumbarton Oaks, stirred
with talk of a still remote Polish set-
An American proposal to permit
revision of peace treaties, to allow for
"peaceful change of conditions in the
world so that the world is not frozen,"
has been questioned by foreign com-
missar Molotov of Russia. The British
were described as trying for a com-
promise "but perhaps leaning a bit
toward the American side."
One United States official said the
differences were more over wording
than over basic issues.
Conference Gets Eisenhower's News
Just before the midday session of
the. big-four ended-another was set
for midnight-a messenger hurried in
with a copy of General Dwight D.
Eisenhower's communique announc-
ing surrender of Nazi forces in Hol-
land, Denmark and northwestern

The Ann Arbor United Jewish Ap-
peal campaign for students, towns-
people and faculty members will open
Tuesday, and extend through Fri-
day, May 18.
A mass rally to start off the drive
will be held at 8 p. n. EWT (7 p. in,
CWT) Tuesday at the B'nai B'rith
Hillel Foundation with Mr. Lawrence
Crohn of Detroit acting as key-note
4Use of Funds Explained
In his address Crohn will explain
the uses for which the funds received
through the drive will be put, stress-
ing the predicament of the thousands
of starving and dying Jews in Europe
who are in need of food, clothing and
medical care.
Crohn is the vice-president of the
Jewish Council, vice-president of the
Detroit United Hebrew Schools and
a member of the National Admini-
stration board of the Zionist organ-
ization of America.
Student goal for the drive is $2,500,
exceeding last year's aim by $900. The
campaign has been organized into
eight major divisions with a Hillel
member in charge of each. David
Loewenberg will solicit the fraterni-
ties, while Judith Chayes has charge
of sororities.
List Organizations
Independent men may contribute
through Bert Agata and Sheldon
Selesnick, and independent women
maiy ;give through Helen Alpert;.
Women's and men's dormitories will
be covered by Helen Greenberg andj
Bennett Shulman respectively. Char-
lotte Shapiro will collect in the
women's league houses, and June
White will appeal to the Co-ops.
Organizations who will receive the

funds and in turn distribute them are
the American Jewish Congress, B'nai
B'rith Wider Scope, Joint Defense
Appeal (B'nai B3'rith Anti -Defama-
tion League and American Jewish
Committee), Joint Distribution Com-
mittee, National Jewish Welfare
Board, National Refugee Service and
United Palestine Appeal.
Hillel Workshop
Will Feature
Talk b Cohen
"Zionism: A Solution to Anti-Sem-
itism" will be discussed by Abra-
ham Cohen at 7:30 p. m. EWT (6:30
CWT) Monday in the lounge of the
Hillel Foundation at the sixth meet-
ing of the "Workshop on Anti-Semi-
Cohen, international relations di-
rector of the Detroit Jewish Com-
munity Council and a man active in
labor and Zionist organizations, will
center his lecture around these three
topics: What are the effects of Anti-
Semitism upon the Jewish people
themselves; What is the relationship
between these effects and the Zionist
movement; What is the contribution
of the Zionist movement toward solv-
ing the objective problem of the exist-
ence of anti-Semitism.
Previous meetings of the "Work-
shop" have been devoted to a study
of the various aspects of anti-Semi-
tism-economic, religious, sociologi-
cal, psychological and religious.

-Courtesy Ann Arbor News
SHIRLEY W. SMITH (left), vice-president and secretary of the University was surprised with a 20-
pound birthday cake on his 70th birthday Thursday. Pictured above are Mrs. Irene McNamara, telephone
operator, Mrs. Alicia Buchanan, secretary, and Edna Schmidt, clerk.

Ford Reduces
Engine Output
By400 Mont hly~
DETROIT, May 4.-(J)-The Army
Air Forces announced today that
production of 2,000 horsepower Pratt
& Whitney aircraft engines at the
Ford Motor Company will be re-
duced approximately 400 a month.
The readjustment totals approxi-
mately $30,086,700.
The announcement was made as
Heniry Ford II, executive vice-presi-
dent of the Ford Company was ac-
cepting an Army-Navy "E" award
for the giant Willow Run bomber
plant and advising employes that the
company had no plans for future
use of the big factory.
Young Ford told the workers, how-
ever, :that. his company wanted to
provide jobs for as many as possible
of the Willow Run employes who
will be affected by the impending
completion of the plant's war tasks.
The announced . cutback of the
bomber plant's production of B-24
bombers already has affected ap-
proximately 21,700 workers there in
the reduction of the work week from
two 45-hour shifts to cne 40--hour
shift, and the return to the 40-hour
week in the Ford Company's Rouge,
Highland Park and Lincoln plants
where nearly 100,000 xorkers have
been employed 48 hours weekly.
The curtailment of aircraft engine
production, the Air Forces announce-
ment said, resulted from the recent
cutbacks in aircraft using the Pratt
& Whitney engine.

Shepard Attacks Chamberlin
For Biased Account of Soviet
Levelling a charge of biased report- "The Russians" by Albert Rhys
ing in supposedly factual accounts of liams. "Anyone interested inx
the Soviet Union, Prof. John F. understanding Russia ought t
Shepard of the psychology depart- come familiar with these books
ment cited the recent speech of Wil- noted.
liam Chamberlin here as an instance
of prejudice.
"This correspondent has given a
one-sided picture, of Russia," Prof.
Shepard commented in an interview
yesterday. "Chamberlin was asked
what chance there would be for world
peace unless society could remove
controls of large corporations from
the hands of a few individuals," Prof.
Shepard explained. His reply to the
audience was an attack on Russia
which was quite irrevelant."
Books on Russia which Chamberlin
recommended were William L. White's FIRST PRESBYTERIAN
"Report on the Russians," and ac- 1432 Waslhtenaw Ave.
counts by Marooshka Fischer and
John Scott. "These books do not Ministers
present an unbiased judgment on the FriedanOp't Holt Vog
subject," Prof Shepard criticized. rector of Music.
"At the time of the Nazi invasion E. Gertrude Campbell,
of Russia, anti-Soviet groups, such 9:30 A.M.: Church Schoo
as Chamberlin represents, were say- and Adult Department
ing that the government was afraid 10:20 AM.: Junio4 Depar
to arm the people and that the war 10:45 A.M.: Nursery, Begi
would be over in six to eight weeks." partments.
Arguing that accurate reports 10:45 A.M.: Morning Wo
should be read for a fair conception First Presbyterian Ch
of Russia today, Prof. Shepard sug- mon topic: "Is the Yo
gested "They Shall Not Sleep" by 5:00 P.M.: Westminster
Leland Stowe, correspondent in Fin- Dr. Fischer following
land, "Inside Russia Today" by Ray- Supper will be served.
mond Davies, official representative
of the Canadian Broadcasting Co. and THEOSOPHICAL SOCI

o be-
s," he

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Baseball Is Dance Theme
Baseball is the theme around
which decorations and entertainment
will center at an informal dance to
be sponsored by Regiment W from
8:30 p.m. to midnight EWT) today
at the USO Club in Harris Hall.
Paper bats will be given to all ser-
vicemen entering the club, and prizes
will be awarded to the men who col-
lect the most autographs on their
bats during the evening. Drawings
of big league baseball players will be
in evidence, and music will be fur-
nished by the juke box.
Puierto Rican Program .
A program on Puerto Rico will be
presented by the International Cen-
ter over station WPAG at 1:15 p.m.
EWT (12:15 p.m. CWT) today.
Speakers will be Elba Molina,
Maria Belaval and Richard Defen-
dini, all of Cuba. The program is the
second in a series to be given by the
* ,I *
Music School Reuniion . . .
Dean H. L. Butler, dean of the Fine
Arts college at Syracuse University,
will be guest speaker for the Annual
School of Music alumni meeting and
luncheon at 11:45 a. m. EWT (10:45
CWT) today in the School of Music
An annual affair for 25 years or
more, the alumni assembly and lunch-
eon is customarily held during the
May Festival concert series because
of the large number of University
graduates who usually return for this
event. Approximately 100 alumni are
expected at, the meeting.
* 5 a
Scdey of Friends Meets
The Society of Friends will meet
at 10:30 ajm. EWT (9:30 a.m. CWT)
tomorrow at the Michigan League
- a ther than in the afternoon at Lane
Hall as in the past.
A half-hour of reading and discus-
sion will be followed by an hour of
unprogrammed meditation and wor-




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and Williams Sts. 9:45 a.m., Public
Worship. Dr. Parr will preach on
"Life's Vindications: 'I Have Seen'."
4 p.m., Congregational-Disciples Stu-
dent Guild will meet at the Congre-
gational Church. After the supper a
Vesper Service will be held. Barbara
Stauffer will give the closing worship
Uiiiversity Jutheran Chapel, 1511
Washtenaw: Service Sunday at 10.
Sernon by the Rev. Alfred Scheips,
"That They May All Be One". Gam-
ma Delta, Lutheran Student Club,
will have its regular supper meeting
Sunday at 4:15 at the Student Cen-'
The Lut lieran Student Association
will meet Sunday, May 6, in Zion
Lutheran Parish Hall at 4 p.m. Mr.
Robert Eibling, Vicar of Zion Luther-
an Church, will speak on "Courtship
and Marriage". Supper will be served
at 5 and the fellowship hour will
follow. The regular Sunday morning
worship services at 9:30 will be held
in both Trinity and Zion Lutheran
First Presbyterian Church:, 9:45
a.m., Morning Worship service. First
Presbyterian Church. Dr. Henry W.
Fischer, Pastor of the First Presby-1
terian Church of Saginaw will preach

on "Is the Young Man Safe?" 4 p.m.,
Westminster Guild will meet to hear
Dr. Fischer address the group fol-
lowing the afterncon Festival con-
cert. Supper will be served and the
meeting completed before time for
the evening concert.
First Unitarian Church, State and
Huron Sts., Ann Arbor, Mich. Edward
H. Redman, Minister; Miss Janet C.
Wilson, Organist; Mrs. Claude Win-
der, Church School Supt. 9, Unitar-
ian-Friends Church School; Adult
Study Group, John M. Trytten, Spea-
ker: "Ways of Teaching Thrift". 10,
Service of Worship conducted by
young people in observance of Uni-
tarian Youth Sunday. Rev. Edward
H. Redman preaching on "Youth's
Place in the World of Tomorrow".


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