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13y The Associated Press
LONDON, Thursday, March 159-The earth-shaking debut of the
world's biggest bombs, weighing 11 tons each, capped a merciless assault on
the Reich yesterday by more than 500 Allied planes which ripped and
blasted Germany with everything from .50 caliber machinegun slugs to the
new superbomb tall as two-story house.
A rail viaduct at Bielefeld, 38 miles east of Muenster, was the target
for the RAF's newest "town buster," the world's biggest package of explo-
sive, which was used for the first time by four-engined Lancasters specially
adapted for the purpose.
uGerman Targets hit
Other vital German communica-
Noted CIicago ions and industrial objectives were
9 i ssaulted by British and American
varplanes as the great Allied air of-
VLym phIOIIy ensive rolled through its 30th con-
.- ecutive day. Nearly 2,004 heavy
Be Featured -ombers and fighters of the U. S.
3ighth Air Force participated in the
Tperations, running into violent flak
The history of the Chicago Sym- it several targets and losing 12 bomb-.
phony Orchestra, which will be heard rs and seven fighters.
at 8:30 p. m. Monday in Hill Audit- British bombers were in action
orium, has closely followed the histo- again during the night. Heavies at-
ry of orchestration in general, and lacked Zweibruecken and Hamburg
symphonic presentation in particu- ibout 15 miles east of Saarbruecken
lar. in an effort to wipe out troops and
About the year 1850 there were few military stores reported concentrated
orchestras in the United States and 1 the two towns, and mosquitoes
fewer leaders of worth. Public ap- pouinded Berlin for the 23rd consecu-
preciation of symphonies was at ar tive night.
exceedingly low ebb. In 1926 there During the widespread daylight op-
were some forty-six symphony or.- .rations American planes destroyed
chestras supported by cities and towns at least 87 German aircraft and dam-
in this country, and a countless num- aged. at least 56 others. Enemy trans-
ber of orchestras of lesser nature. ortation also was heavily strafed.
Once the musical movement start- High Explosive Force
ed it gathered impetus as it progress- The new 22,000-pound bomb, the
ed, until today, the United States Air Ministry said, combines great
leads the world in the number and oower of penetration with a high ex-
size and accomplishment of symph- plosive force. Prior to the use of the
ony orchestra, and orchestration in li-ton bomb the largest previously
general. hurled on the Germans was the six-
The third oldest orchestra of this ton "earthquake" which sank the
nature in the United States is the German battleship Tirpitz and pene-
Chicago Symphony. Organized in trated 15-foot thick concrete roofs of
1891 by Theodore Thomas it has U-boat pens.
paralleled the history and progress Crewmen said the new bombs caus-
ot hg and the avng fUnited eStates.
higdt d"atremendous pall of black smoke
has had the advantage of the lead- and a fountain of debris-the blast
trship of two outstanding figures in dwarfed even the terrific explosions
the world of music. of the six-ton bombs which were also
dropped in the attack."

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AMERICANS EXPAND RHINE BRIDGEHEAD-American First Army
troops expanding their bridgehead have captured Hargarten. The west
lank of the Moselle River was American-1ield-except for a pocket from
Cochem to Reif Last of Trier, the Yanks took Riol. In the Ruhr, the
RAF hit Dortmund with about 5,000 tons of bombs in 29 minutes.
Heavy line is the approximate battle front.
DEVELOPING EXPER TS:
Wilkinson Reports So r ial
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KetterinfgSays
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1otnL-s IP°onDIShies~
, 'Lri esso(ated Press
DETROIT, March 14-Charles F.
Ketui ing, iiot ed engineer-scientist,
said today that robot bombing was
"tle most expensive way I know of
to deliver a ton of explosives," and
Sthat hie hadsei ious doubts ofthe
pr3a(:ti(-ahil iy of laui nching such
weaupons from submarines or surface
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By The Assodifed Pres
MASON, Mich., March 14-A cir-
cuit court jury tonight pondered the
fate of sevexi defendants in the
naturopath-legislative graft conspir-
acy case, which was subitted for
its verdict, in this third week of
trial.
Three times the .uf i i*led into the
courtroom ifterreceiving the case
at 11:40 a. n., and had read to it the
testimony of witncsses. These breaks

eatn ,a E -:z ,1rrrein the long, tense hours of waitin- I
att Aeri todleo ,during which defenants nervously'
epen-. smoked. paced and lounged in chairs,
i ral Mfotors Corporation in charge of
'orsCorpratin i chage ocofered slight clues as to the jurors'
the research laboratories division, progress toward a verdic t
took out patents for an American r
aerial self-propelled torpedo in 1917. Jtl aeIIstruclts Jury
The armistice was signed before the Submitting the case to the jurors,
American-built bombs were put to spscial trial Judge John Simpson of
ise. Jackson instructed them they could
Kettering, who has had a major convict or acquit any or all of the
part in the development of a new defendants, and that to convict they
American-built robot, told a press must find that the respondent had
conference today that "We've never knowledge of a conspiracy and "pur-
had the right place to use the robot posely took a part in it, large or
bomb." He added that although the small."
I German V-1 was a wholly automatic He told them to draw no inferences
device, without crew or pilot, "I think from the fact not all of the defend-
when the facts are known you'll find
the Germans have killed a lot more .
of their own people in launching and Prt. ef arsIII15 1
handling them than most people be-
Same Control as V-1 Speak at illel
The early American robot bomb,
Kettering said, had virtually the same Topic To Be 'Pressing
control mechanism as the present o r , ,
oerman V-1. One of the "secret Problems of Today
VaPons of World War I, it was Prof. Roy W. Sellars of the phil-
ad; in Dayton, Ohio. Powered with esophy department will speak at 8:30
Ifoa-cylnde 40-horsepoer en-'nggig0
a ba-cyindr, 0-hosepweren-p. m. tomorrow at the Hillel Founda-
gine, it was a miniature airplane tion on "Pressing Problems of To-I
which carried a. 200-pound TNT clay."
, load and could fly from 30 to 40 miles An alumnus of tl4e University,
with considerable accuracy, he cx- Prof. Sellars received his A. B. de-
plained. gree in 1903, and his Ph. D. in 1908.
7i was launched under its own He has attended Hartford Theologi-
power from a four-wheeled carriage cal seminary, the Universities of Chi-
which rode on a narrow gauge rail- cage and Wisconsin, and has stu-
way track. The German bomb is died in France and Germany. The
i:taptlted. author of several works on philoso-

LEGISLATIVE CASE:
Jry Poders Over Fate of
Dfnasiaftd
Dfnant flM Graf C, ItPl

ants had testified in their own be-
half, and that the mere fact of
knowledge of a conspiracy would not
necessarily involve a defendant in it.
On trial are state Senator* Carl F.
Delano, of Kalamazoo, and former
State Representative Edward J.
Walsh, Francis J. Novak and William
G. Buckley, of Detroit, accused of
receiving bribes, and Mihkel Sher-
man and Ernest W. Alden of Detroit,
and Martin W. Hildebrand, of Battle
Creek, chiropractors accused of brib-
ing them.
They are accused of having con-
spired unsuccessfully to obtain en-
actment of a law during the 1939
legislative session to regulate and
legally recognize practice of the heal-
ing art of naturopathy.
Education Plans
Agred Upon,
I nW a shing lto.n.
Plans for the formation of an
Anglo -American education' commis-
sion, first of its kind in history, were
agreed upon at the meeting this week
of the American Council on Educa-
tion Executive Committee held in
Washington, D. C.
Education school Dean J. B. Ed-
monson, who returned yesterday from
Washington, said that the commis-
sion was to be set up as soon as
funds are available.
A bill for the reorganization of
the Federal Office of Education was
discussed, Dean Edmonson said, and
proposals were endorsed to increase
its services to schools and colleges.
The bill calls for increases in the
number of areas to be served.
The problem of education for the
returning veteran and how he could
be protected against low-grade col-
leges was brought up, Dean Edmon-
with members of the American Col-
son stated.
DR. MARY MINNISS
Chiropodist
All foot troubles quickly
relieved.
Corner Main and Williams
Thurs. Evenings by Appointment
Ph. 2-2370

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By The Associated Press
WITH THE U. S. SEVENTH ARMY,
(Delayed) --Experience gained in U.
S. Army field. hospitals, sometimes
perched perilously close to the front
lines, will develop surgical experts
"the like of whom the world has nev-
er seen," said Lt. Col. Herman Wil-
kinson, Chief of the 11th Field flos-
pital on this front.
Wilkinson, who lives at 335 Colum-
bian Ave., Van Wert, Ohio, said the
hospitals-sometimes located as close
as a half mnile to the front--not only
have been saving three out of four
wounded who would have died if
such skilled aid was not readily avail-
able but:
"The surgeons who are operating
in the field are going to a war-born
school no one ever dreamed would
exist.
"The chest and abdominal surgery
patients we get are the type few sur-
geons in peacetime would see. If any
surgeon had a half dozen cases like
that in his lifetime, it would he ex-
ceptional.
"Out of the experience in these field
hospitals will come surgical experts
the like of whom the world never has

seen before," Wilkinson predicted
adding that the proximity of a hos-
pital helped the morale of frontline
fighters.
The hospital unit just won a
Meritorious Service Unit P:aqwue
for its work from "D" Da.y in
southern France last August 15 to

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D. J. Heathcote, director of co- I
ordinate activities of the Kalamazoo
public schools, will address a Pub-
lic Planning Conference, to be held
at 7:30 p. m. April 5 in the League.
The Ann Arbor Adult Education
Council, sponsoring the meeting, is
attempting to coordinate the pro-
grams and speakers of city organiza-
tions. The conference will be open
to presidents and program chair-
men of all organizations, according
to Frances A. Hannum, chairman of
the conference's planning committee.

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November 30, chiefly in stipporting ---- - .
the 45th and 30tlh Infantry liv *f r oIg
sions' clearin :ttos.({()
Most of its recent activity ha been
in the Colmar Pcke+.,t in .su))fpor:t o11To I ol I .('_ Lit,
the 21st Corps
The 11th is a model for new ho-
pital units coming into this area. TIhe Ma higan Geologl( al Society
Field hospitals on the average are will hold an all-day meeting Satur-
located about five miles back of the day inR Rm. 3056, Natural Science
front line. There surgeons with the Building. Twelve papers on various
most modern equipment known work aspects of geology will be presented.
with nurses and experienced ward The morning program will start at
boys in giving complete, quick sur- 10 a. m. Luncheon will be served at
gery to men it would be dangerous noon in the Science Building by the
to try to move to a hospital farther Department of Mineralogy and Geol-
to the rear. Wgy. 'he imeetmg will be resumed
"The 11th has been doing this sort at1 p. m.
of thing since Tunisia but really got Michigi:n's Geological Society con-
into stride in Sicily and has been go- sists of oil company geologists, pro,-
ing strong ever since, although it lessors, and members of the state De-
was only four months ago that the partment of Conservation and the
hospital equipment reached a point state and national Geological Sur-
where it could be considered ado- ves.Meetings are usually held in
quate," Wilkinson said. IEast Lansing, but one meeting an-
In the last year the unit's field nuiially is held at the University.
surgeons performed 1,900 operations Members of the University facul-
and gave over 9,000 blood transfu- ty who are presenting papers include
sions. Professors I. D. Scott, Edward H.
Wilkinson recited one case where Kraus, Lewis B. Kellum, George M.
2 transfusions were given (ne man Stanley, Chester A. Arnold, A. J.
to save his life. This is phenon- Eardley, N. W. Senstius, and K. K.
enal, he added, because it usually
is considered that any man who
needs nine transfusions has had Prep Student's Try
enough shock to kill him.
He said the records showed two Far SeIolarships -
cases where more than 18 transfus-
ions were given and the men lived. Two groul)s of high school students
The scarcity of a blood supply wor- took examinations for the Regents
ried the field hospital staffs for a Scholarships yesterday at Grand
long time and the headquarters ad- Rapids and Kalamazoo, T. H. Tap-
ministrative staff gave blood, some ping, general secretary of the Alumni
at much as 30 times. Then the blood Association, announced yesterday.
banks began to function and there. Robert 0. Morgan, assistant gen-
now appears to be a sufficient sup. eral secretary of the Association,
ply, he said. showed the sound and color film,
"To give you an idea of the na- "Michigan on the March," to the
ture of our work," he said, "we get groups.
gun shell victims who have an -
enormous cavity to be operated on, MOSELEY TYPEWRITER
sometimes involving removal of theMSLE YEWIE
spleen and operation on the liveras AND SUPPLY CO.
well. Splenectomy itself in any 114 SOUTH FOURTH AVE.
hospital at home would require I Complete Typewriter Service
three nurses and an assistant sur- Phone 5888
geon.

ply, Prof. Sellars has been teaching
at the University since 1905, and has
been a professor since 1923.
Sabbath Eve services will be held at
7:45 p. in., and the lecture will be
followed by a social hour at which re-
freshments will be served.
The first meeting of the class in
'Cont rporary Jewish History" will
be held from 7 to 9 p. m. today at
'the F oundation.
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ing and Hill St. Call Jane Springer
6675.

LOST: Silver thunderbird pin, green
stone. Sentimental value. Finder
call 5974. Reward.
LOST: Black and white Schaeffer pen
with name written in gold. Call
24471, 5516 Stockwell.

FOUND:
watch
Elaine

Ladies' Longines
Feb. 23, Angell Hall.
2-2541.

wrist
Call

's r LOST: Ladies Hamilton white gold,
diamond set wrist watch. Call Mrs.
DESIRE DEFAUW Wilson, 8869.
CONDUCTOR FOUND: Fountain pen. Call Twila
Hendrickson, 2-1513.
MON., MARCH 19, 8:30 P. LOST: Whoever left me a black vel-
HILL AUDITORIUM vet cape and took my evening coat
V-Ball nite, please call 2-3225, Eve-
TICKETS, tax included lyn Luhrs.
$3.00, $2.40, $1.80, $1.20 LOST: Black wallet, papers and ident.
At the University Musical card. Call 2-1419. Reward.
Society, Burton Tower ---
REWARD! For return of black ring
with Pi Phi crest. Lost last semes-
WAR BONDS ISSUED HEREI DAY OR NIGHT

HELP WANTED
HELP WANTED: Two boys to wash
dishes. Call Mrs. Miles, Alpha Xi
Delta house, 24527.
WANTED: Waiters and kitchen help.
Good food. Fraternity. Call Bud
Lipson, Phi Sigma Delta.
FOR SALE
DRESSING TABLE for draping with
glass top. Almost new, $6.00. White
rocking chair, $3.00. Blue bedside
table, $2.00. Call 9590.
WANTED
DO YOU WANT to sell a set of
ladies' golf clubs? Phone 9533 or
stop at Balfour's.
WILL PAY NEW PRICE for used
"Student's Cambridge Edition of
Shakespeare." Call 8703 afternoons
or evenings.
ROOM AND BOARD
MEALS FOR GIRLS: Evening dinner
at Craglea House, 604 E. Madison.
Phone 4489.
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TRACKING DOWN
TROUBLE
This laboratory, ready to move anywrhere on short
notice, runs down "crimes" against good tele-
phone service. Finding these threats is one of the
many jobs of the Bell Telephone Laboratories'
scientists.
The "criminals" are such things as threads of
lint, traces of acids, or sulphur compounds in the
air-any of which might damage telephone equip-
ment.
In their interesting war work Bell Laboratories'
scientists have been on a new kind of hunt. They
have tracked down different materials for those
1i16 hard to get, found others that would serve iii
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