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MONDAY, DEC. 18, 1944

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Adjournment of Congress May Be Postponed

State Department Nominees,
s ;
Rivers Bill Are ObstaclesG
By The Associated Press
WASHINGTON, Dec. 17-The bitter Senate controversy over six
State Department nominations threw a shadow of uncertainty today over
pre-Christmas adjournment plans of Congress.
The leadership wants to go home ->-
by Wednesday. of the surplus property disposal
The nominations, including that of board yesterday.
Joseph C. Grew, former ambassador The Senate confirmed former Con-
to Japan, as undersecretary, were the necticut Gov. Robert. A. Hurley and
principal obstacle to adjournment, Lieut. Col. Edward H. Heller as War
save for a $564,000,000 deficiency ap- Property Administrators in roll call
propriations bill that must be passed, votes that were divided virtuallyI
and a $500,000,000 river and har- along party lines.
bor bill snagged on a House amend- The rush of Senators to leave as
ment. soon as the. confirmation votes are
Unusual Situation completed blackened the chance for
In the opposition to the appoint- agreement on the rivers and harbors
ment of Grew and five assistant sec- bill.

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THE AREA OF COQNTROVYERSY- Eurape's center--Poland-has al-
ways been paramount in continental politics and most recently jumped
into the news when Prime Minister Churchill declared rBritish support
for the Russian territorial claim.,jn that. country. The Curzon line
has now become the common ground for postwar. negotiation.

Senator Birk
Indicted by
Grand Jury
LANSING, Mich., Dec. 17.-(IP)-
The name of former Senator-William
C. Birk, Baraga Republican, one of
eight men named Saturday in a Carr
Grand Jury warrant, appeared for

In the Goodfelow Drivers' Seat
Any questions or difficulties should be reported immedi-
ately to the Goodfellow chairman, 2-3241.
Posts may not be left until a successor appears. Materials
are to be turned over to him. The last salesman leaving the posts
at 4 p.m. should bring his remaining papers and receipts to The
Daily Office (420 Maynard).
Periodic collections of receipts will be made by the Good-
fellow Committee. Paper stocks will also be replenished at that



retaries-Nelson Rockefeller, Brig.
Gen. Julius Holmes, James C. Dunn,
W. L. Clayton and Archibald Mac- A
Leish-President Roosevelt is con-
fronted by an unusual alignment of
forces spark-plugged by three senat- N aZL
ors who usually vote the administra-
tion way. LO)NDC
So unusual is the tie-up that Sen- bombers
ator -Clark (D.-Mo.) threatened at Ulm, Ge
Saturday's closing hour to desert it center,b
rather than have it appear that his heavy bo
own opposition to MacLeish linked a treme
him with opponents of Grew and bats ove
Clayton. It was
Postponement Considered which i
The New Deal trio-Senators Pep- Stuttgar
per (D.-Fla.), Murray (D.-Mont.) not immn
and Guffy (D.-Pa.)-are associated 'Ulm's
with Senator LaFollette (Prog.-Wis.) mored v
in a resolution to postpone considera- of Germa
tion of all six names until the new The{
Congress meets in January. strength
The Administration is hopeful the eroflensi
State Department nominations will and sac
fare as well as those of two members combat.

V~ Smashe~s
Rail. Hub
ON, Dec. 17-(!)-HeavyI
of the RAF tonight raided
rman industrial and railway
following daylight American
omber raids on Austria and
ndous outbreak of air com-
r the Western Front.
the RAF's first raid on Ulm,
s on the Danube between
t and Munich. Results were
ediately assessed.
factories produce tanks, ar-
ehicles and a large portion
Lny's fire-fighting equipment.
German airforce rose in
to support the Nazy count-
ve on the- Western Fronts
rificed 112 (CQ) planes in

the first time among the defendants
-now numbering 52-indicted in
the investigation of stories of cor-
ruption in state government. t
The grand jury accused Birk and
the other seven of new charges of
having "bought" and "sold" votes in
the 1941 legislature in a graft con-
spiracy allegedly involving "several"
thousands of dollars.
The others named with Birk with
having received bribes in futile efforts
to obtain adoption of a lew regulat-
ing and giving statutory recognitionl
to practice of the healing art of
naturopathy were:'
Rep. William Green Hillman, Re-
publican, named in two previousI
grand jury warrants; Senator Leo J.-
Wilkowski, Detroit Democrat, former
Representatives William G. Buckley!
and Francis J. Nowak, who are serv-
ing prison sentences of three to five
years each on graft conspiracy char-j
ges, and former Representative Ed-
ward J. Walsh, under similar sen-
tence but at liberty on appeal bond.

I '

The posts which are being manned''
by various campus organizations fol-
Behind Main Library: Alpha Delta
In Front of Arcade: Alpha Gamma
Center of Diagonal: Daily.
North "13" Entrance of League:
Alpha Epsilon Phi.
Corner North "U" and East "U":
Alpha Phi.,
Angell Hall Steps: Sorosis.
NorthoEntrance to Angell Hall:
Alpha Omicron Pi.
CornerNorth "U" and State (Cam-
pus Corner): Alpha Chi Omega.
Center of Law Quad: Chi Omega.
Engineering Arch: Delta Delta
Corner.North "U" and State
(Kresge Corner): Daily.
Union Steps: Tappan House.
Alumni Memorial Hall: Kappa
Main and Liberty (Northwest Cor-
ner): Pi Phi.
Front of WAB: Helen Newberry.
Main and Liberty (Southeast Cor-
ner): Theta.
Slane Hari Betsy Barbour.
Main and William: Kappa Kappa
Gan Ja.
Hospital: Couzens Hall.
MWain and Washington: Stockwell
State and Liberty: Jordan Hall.

Main and Huron: Geddes House.
Main and Ann; Mosher Hall.
East Quad: Martha Cook.
West Quad: Delta Gamma.
Velly Solly!
NEW YORK, Dec. 17.-(P()-Baron
Kitckuro Ikki, former president of
the Japanese privy council and one
of Emperor Hirohito's personal fin-
ancial advisors, died today of pneu-
monia at his home in Tokyo at the
age of 77,
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Chicago "R ounid Tabl11eDiscusses GI ill
The G. I. Bill of Rights, the responsibility of educators, the attitude leges have the capacity to take care
of the returning veteran, and the need for more information for counseling market will cause fluctuation of men
the veteran. were the subjects discussed on .the. Round Table of the Uni- molment. Economic conditions will
versity of Chicago broadcast at 1:30 p. m. yesterday in which Dean J. B. be interlocked with educational con-
Edmonson of the School of Education participated. ditions.
H. V. Stirling, Rehabilitation Director of the, Veteran Administration, A veteran may be admitted to a col-
Joseph Schwab, of the University of Chicago Department of Education, lege or university if he is able to
and William O'Neil were the other members of the .Round Table. Mr. meet the requirements whether or
Stirling reviewed briefly the terms of the .G. I. Bill of Rights. notl he has graduated from a high
$500 Allowed school. This statement brought up
The returning veteran will be a1-.~eaty colleges or other vocationail the question as to how colleges and
Tsgr-hoyolsuniversities were to meet the stand-
lowed $500 as a maximum for his schools. ards for veterans when other stu-
tuition for a 30-38 week school year ery state submits a list of the col-dents were to be kept out of college
during which he will receive $50 a leges and universities of that state 'because they could not meet the re-
month if he is single or $75 if he is for approval. Argument was raised quirements.
married. The veterans have to go over whether political pressure would Programs Might Change
to schoo on the State approved lists be brought against the superintend- Professors might have to adjust
o coolegesanunversiatieelin-ent to put some colleges on the list their lectures, but it was felt that
of colleges and universities. These n that were of sub-zero rating. This this was not a problem because this
States. Veterans wishing to attend point also raised the questions as to has already been done in college and
afoeig schooleayo wso Te vetwhether "fly-by-night" colleges would universities having government con-
a foreign school may do so. The vet- be established in states where char- tracts now. There is a possibility
eran cannot receive more than four ters for starting a college were easily that the veterans will revolutionize
years of college under this Bill, and obtained, in order to get government the colleges because of their experi-
must make application within two contracts for these veterans. ences; they may be hard-boiled en-
years after his discharge. The pro- Can. Take Two Million j ough to tell the professors and stu-
gram will last until seven years after It is estimated that one million I dents what they want and expect of
the armistice.n.s o veterans will return to college under them.
Veterans Administration d Boardb this Bill, and the present-day col- The job of the Veterans Admini-
The members of the Round Table ---stration Board is to counsel the re-
went on to discuss the Veterans Ad- turning veteran. It is realized that
ministration Board. This Board has twenty such boards are not suffi-
contracts with twenty leading in- Y5.t(' Festii ies cient to meet the demands and plans
stitutions for counseling: returned arebeing made for more boards be-
veterans on the selection of the right ronsore ing established in all localities.
college and courses for him. The j The institutions who are advising
Veteran Administration Board has* (veterans and decide that the veteran
the power to approve institutions if JpLiEisit J ,.( tuoIcannot fit into their particular
necessary other than those on the school or the school he has selected
approved lists, such as barber or La Sociedad Hispanica will hold must take the responsibility of guid-
its Christmas meeting at 8:00 p. m. ing the veteran further and not to
Wednesday in the Union, Ann Ter- I turn him out.
Reds Are Within iX breuggen, president, announced yes- Board To Help Choose
terday. The board must help him choose
Miles of Budcapest
Renee Kaire will contrast the' the college and courses that are the
LONDON, Dec. 17-(P).-The Eed Christmas customs of Guatemala best for him, and those which he is
Army announced tonight advances to with those of the United States, and capable of handling. In this respect
within 51/2 miles of besieged Buda- Alf redo Chaves will discuss the Chv't- it has been found that older men
pest and a. methodical slashng apart mas celebrations and music of Eq a- want refresher courses in vocational
of the remaining small German hold- lor. The program will also include work, while the younger men will
ings in Hungary east of the.Danube the presentation of a skit depicting want a liberal education.. Many men
River.the birth of Christ, and the singing will want to continue the work in
In the first official word on the of Christmas carols in Spanish, under which they were trained during their
the direction of Lorna Fleming and time in the service. This is especially
great battle for the Hungarian capi- Peg Matthews true of men in the various branches
tal since Wednesday, the Soviet con- Petgye Ain vrpa
munique reported the capture of All members are urged to attend The Round Table discussion was
Fot, 5/2 miles northeast of Budapest and participate in the Latin-Ameri- Te Roun The dhsi wad
can hritmasfesivites.closed with the summary that the ed-
and Mogyorod, eight miles northeast can Christmas festivities. ucators must do the philosophizing
of the city. for the veterans, so that the veteran
Other Red Army units took the big I NVEST I N VICTORY may get his education, secure a posi-
town and railway station of Paszto. tion, and start raising a family.

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