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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Troop-Laden

Nippon

Freighters Sunk or

Damaged

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_'AOMM DIA: SOME LIE DEAD:

The Unf-ortunate Vines Still Live

(AP Wirephoto from. Signal Corps Radio).
YANKS MARCH INTO METZ OUT'SKIRT'S-U. S. Infantrymen march along wet, muddy streets as
they enter the outskirts of Metz, French city on the western front.

PROTECT FARMER:

-Iouse Passes Crop Insurance
By Overwhelming Majority

WASHINGTON, Nov. 22.- (A')-
Voting overwhelmingly to revive a
farm program it once killed, the'
House today passed a Federal crop
insurance measure called for by both
major party platforms this year.
The vote was 254 to 16, sending to
the Senate the bill which provides
for immediate insurance on wheat,
cotton and flax crops and eventual
protection for almost everything else
a farmer plants.
Cost To l Limited
Nobody knows how much the pro-
gram will cost but, by a last-minute
atnendme;nt, the cost of administra- !
tion cannot exceed 25 per cent of the
amount collected in premiums.
The House killed a limited crola.
insurance program on June 23, 1943
after five years experimentation be-
cause opponents argued it was too
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expensive. The vote then was 203 to
160 against it.
However, sentiment changed later,
and today many membc::,,,s who voted
to kill the program a year ago
changed sides.
Opposed on Cost
In two days of House consideration
the bill never was in serious jeopardy
although I several attempts were made
to bill it. Most opposition came from
two sources: those who view federal
insurance as an invasion of states
rights and, those who contend the
program doesn't justify its cost.
The insurance will be paid on crop
losses due to drought, Eood, hail,
wind, frost, winter-kill, lightn
hurricane, tornado,. insect infesta-
tion, plant disease, fire, snow and
wildlife.

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veto power, calling it a case of
"the defendants sitting on their
own jury." Ile insisted that in car-
der to avoid delay there must he
immediate action against aggres-
sion, suggesting the joint approval
of the President and a congres- I
sional committee.
"We cannot possibly defend our-
selves in the future against a possi-
ble world gang-up by a policy of iso-
lation," he declared ; "without allies
we would be sunk."
"Public opinion muss be changed if
we are to exist," he argued. Courses
in international relations should be
made more important in schools, per-
baps obligatory, the press must em-
phasize all the salient points of in-
ternational affairs, and a congres-
sional group, working more closely
with the executive in planning inter-
national relations, formed..

By KENNETH L. DIXON
Associated Press Correspondent
WITH THE AEF ON THE WEST-
ERN FRONT, (Delayed) -Along the
road leading to the captured fortress
the mud was thick and greasy. Over-
head angry, blue ink - splotched
clouds chased each other, westward i
away from the war.' A high wind
slashed a,, needling rain in the
soldiers' faces.
Man and beast lay dead, along the t
road. The cattle had been dead the
longest and their bodies were puffed
and bloated despite the cold weather.
Most of the men were killed the
night before or during the morn- t
ing. It was, now, raid-afternoon.
Now and then a battery of boig guns
flashed nearby and their explosions
went, rolling across the country
hard behind the sight of the muz-
zle blasts, then the 'echoes came
hounding back.
Just outside the fortress, prisoners
Istill were huddled under the watchful
l eye of 'a grim-faced guard. Their
faces looked sickly, mottled, weak
under their garrison caps or dirty,
straggly hair. It's odd how you take
helmets and guns away from the
toughest-looking guys and they im-
mediately appear puny.
Inside the fortress the wounded
lined a long, dark corridor on blood-
streaked .litters---Americans on one
side and Germans on the other. Half-
way down the dark alleyway a dim
light and the odors of antiseptics'
oozed out of a doorway. Inside doe-
tors and aid-men worked over the
silent wounded by lantern light.
A little farther down the corri-
Dr. Sachar Will
i
Spe""k at Lane
all Lowheon
Dr. A. ], . Sachar, National Director
of B'nai Brith Hillel Foundations,
will deliver an address on "Inter-
Faith Projects and Higher Educa-
tion" at a luncheon to be given in
his honor by Lane Hall at 12 a.m.
tomorrow at the Allenel Hotel.
Members of the Board of Gover-
nors of the Student Religious Asso-
ciation; faculty members in inter-
faith work or interested in the plight
of University students in Europe;
and Ann Arbor ministers working in
cooperation with Lane Hall and the
University are among those who have
been invited to attend the luncheon.
"History of the Jews" and "Suffer-
ance Is the Badge" are books written
by Dr. Sachar, who is a former asso-
ciate professor of history at the
University of Illinois. Dr. Sachar is
also a prominent radio commentator.
BUY AR . O.LNVT IBS j

dor carne the crisp voices of the
command post; officers.
"Hello Sunshine. Hello Sunshine.
Hello Sunshine," somebody was say-
ing monotonously over a field radio. '
"Hello Sunshine. This is Speedy
calling. Have you reached the hill-
top? Have you reached the hilltop?" '
Then someone barked, "B"ell them
to keep going.' ' They are exposing
Qevrge's flank."
Out in the corridor a wounded
German wiggled slightly on his
f litter. The blanket fell away. His
stomach was ripped' open, but lie
was silent and pasty-faced and
t had been drugged.
Lying directly across from him a -
wounded doughboy was talking to a.
squatting aid man. "We fixed bayo-
nets and charged," he said. "They
wouldn't come out, so we fixed bayo-
nets and charged, shooting from
here ..."
Suddenly he stopped talking. His
eyes seemed to weave downward
slowly until they stopped, focused on
the slashed stomach across from him.
Then he whispered, "We had to.
They wouldn't come out and we
were getting killed."
Outside the fortress, the storm wac;
getting darher. The thick walls of
the ancient bastion seemed moulded

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into the earth. The prisoners and
the guard stood looking; at it.
"They say they have been fighting
in that place for more than. a thous-
and years," the guard said. "I don't
see how they keep it up."
Another soldier came walking out
of another door where' the bodies of
American dead lay awaiting their
ride back from the front.
"They- keep it up, all right," he
said. . "They got all those guys in
there before they quit here."
They lit cigarettes, cupping their
hands to keep them dry, and the
thick blanket of the storm and the
darkness of death settled lower
over the western front.

Christmas Cards
. Stationer}
Student Supplies
0
Typewriters rented and
repo i red.

r

AjAere;e a teeal/ argain

SALUTE TO SNITS
You ,ccsr t afford to . miss
this clearance sale of all-
wool suits at a very special
reducti.on,_,of 331;'/,! Not a
bit too I'ate to select a
smart style in a becoming
fall shade . , . Sizes 9-18.

CLASSIFIED ADVEIITISING

BULLETIN

91

THURSDAY, NOV. 23, 1944
VOL. LV, No. 20
All notices for The Daily Official Bul-
letin are to be sent to the Office of the
Assistant to the President, 1021 Angell
Hall, in typewritten form by 3:30 p. M.
of the day preceding its publication,
except on Saturday when the notices
should be submitted by 11:30 a., m.
otces
The General Library and all of its
branches will be closed today.
The University ruling restricting
the " use of motor vehicles applies to
airplanes as well as to motorcycles
and automobiles. Students who are
taking flying instruction or who an-
ticipate operating airplanes are
therefore requested to apply for per-
mission to do so by calling in per-
son ' at the office of the Bean of Stu-
dents, Room 2, University Hall. A
letter of approval from parents tivlll_
be required, unless the student it
self-supporting and entirely inde-
pendent of his family.

HELP WANTED
WANTED-Boy to work in kitchen
in return for board. Contact cook
or manager 1015 E. Huron St.
Phone 23179.
LOST AND FOUND
LOST: Gold itentification bracelet
with Alpha Chi Omega crest on
front. Sunday. Reward. Call
6675.
LOST-Black and white striped
Schaeffer pen. Sometime Satur-
day, Nov. 18. Believe in vicinity
of Natural Science Bldg. or li-
brary. Reward. Call Marian Say-
ward, 2-4561.
LOST-Blue and silver Parker 51,
12:00 o'clock Tuesday. Reward.
Notify Laiba 2-5587.
LOST: Shell rimmed glasses Satur-
day afternoon near Cambridge and
Forest. Reward. Finder call
6675.

WANTED
WANTED-Ride to Columbus, Ohio
Saturday morning. Call William
Treadwell 2-5696.
HIGH SCHOOL or college girl want-
ed: Few hours each day-nice
room near campus-meals and al-
lowance. Light house work and
caring for children. Phone 2-4270.
ROOMS
ROOM FOR RENT : Half of double
for girls. One block from campus.
Phone 3388.
FOR SALE
SACRIFICE-Due to death of Re-
publican party, must sell new (al-
most) bike. Call Chuck, 7531.
MISCELLAI90US

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WEATHER THE -WIND .. .
this winter with a ,sport coat
from the collection of cov-
erts, tweeds, and Chester-
fields and all at sale
.prices Colors to suit
your taste and a few with
leather linings Sizes 948

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THE CAMPUS SHOP

THANKSGIVING DINNER
PINAFORE, 1 block east
ham building on Huron.
m. Reservations. Phone

AT THE
of Rack-
1 to 4 p.
6737.

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International Center:
not be a tea today
Thanksgiving.

There will 1
because of

Notice: Students who took regis-
tration blanks for registering with
the University Bureau of Appoint-,
ments and Occupational Information'
,are reminded that these blanks
should be returned one week from
the date they were taken out. A late
registration fee of one dollar is
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