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CW THE MICHIGAN DAILY SU
viation Cnference Expected To Reach Agreement

NDAY, NOV.12,1944
S0011

CIO Council
Asks Return to
Standard Voting
Wayne County Board
Tries To Straighten
Out 'Wrst' Tabulation
DETROIT, NOV. 11-(iP)-A return
to the "standard method of voting"
was demanded today by the Michi-
gan CIO Council, whose represent-
atives asserted that both voting ma-
chines and use of separate ballots
had deprived thousands of the state's
voters of their presidential choice in
last Tuesday's election.
The demand came from John W.
Gibson, President of the Council, os
the Wayne County canvassing board
continued its efforts to straighten
out what county officials have de-
scribed as the "worst tabulation mess
in Wayne County's history." At the
same time James Lyons, Wayne
County Republican chairman, said
it was "very probable" that a -re-
count would be asked on presidential
ballots in precincts where "errors
are manifest."
Totals Are Missing
For three days members of the
Wayne county canvassing board have
been attempting to find missing to-
tals for several score voting precincts.
In some of these precincts no presi-
dential vote was reported; in some
only a handful of such votes were
listed and in others tally books have
been reported lost or mislaid.
When the canvassing board com-
pleted its work for today it had re-
checked presidential vote returns
from all but three Wayne County
precincts.
19 Electoral Votes for FDR
On the face of the Wayne County
returns thus accounted for 3,838 of
Michigan's 3,841 precincts gave Pres-
ident Roosevelt the state's 19 elec-
toral votes by a margin of 19,756.
The figures were Roosevelt 1,102,710;
Dewey 1,082,954.
The canvassing board announced
Sat'urday morning that figures from
one of the precincts had been sup-
plied from memory by one election
board worker but that they could not
be accepted as official until a fur-
ther check had been made. The fig-
ures were from one of the precincts
which previously had reported no
presidential returns. They gave
Roosevelt 335 and Dewey 294.
Yan k ce Scores 36
AT A LEYTE AIR BASE, Philip-'
pinesfi Nov. 12, Sunday-(R)-Major
Richard I. Bong, of Poplar, Wis.,
American ace of aces ran his string
to 36 today, downing two more Jap-
anese planes in the skies above
Ormoc.

ARMISTICE DAY:
Churchill Returns to Paris
To Open French Conferences
PARIS, NOV. 11-(')-Prime Min-
ister Churchill, returning to Paris assurances from the "big four"-
the United States, Britain, Russia
for the first time since the black days j and China-of what France is most
of 1940, opened conferences on this anxious about:
Armistice Day which are expected to France's early resumption of a
center on the restoration of France bigger role in settling the future of
-Germany, and inestablishing a world
as a first-rate world power. security organization.
His visit coincided with announce- The resumption of normal econom-
ment that the United States, Britain, ic relations between France and
and Russia had invited the De Gaulle Britain has been widely mentioned
government to assume full member- as prominent on the agenda, but
ship on the European advisory com- this is reliably viewed as being forced
mission, which is studying the prob- into the background because France's
lems of peace. domestic economy has been paralyzed
Churchill was believed to have by war.
brought at least informally qualified More pressing are such matters as
France's part in the occupation of
Germany, France's collaboration in
France To H ave the war in the Pacific, and her views
on stabilization of world peace.
Full oiceThe occupation question as far as
FullIe in France was concerned was not clar-
fled at the Quebec Conference and
Post-W ar Plans Churchill, fresh from Moscow, was
likely to be at least an informal em-
issary.
WASHINGTON, NOV. 11-(IP)~ Censorship was lifted to permit
Nazi-trodden France will have a full disclosure that the Prime Minister
voice in imposing justice upon a de- and his Foreign Secretary, Anthony
feated Germany. Eden, had arrived by plane yesterday.
Even those points on which the .Standing beside Gen: Charles De-
"big three" already had decided, ap- Gaulle at the Arc De Triomphe,
parently are reopened to incorporate Churchill reviewed a parade of
French ideas. French troops which for one hour
Germany may be split four ways marched down the Champs Elysees,
instead of three for occupation pur- and laid a wreath at the tomb of the
poses. Unknown Soldier.
Those appeared tonight to be the The Churchill conference was an
main prospects raised by announce- entirely British-French affair, with-
ment that France has been invited to out American participation. The
sit with the United States, Great single American note on Churchill's
Britain and Russia on the European arrival was the presence of military
advisory commission. police.

P.

PICTURED ARE TANKS and supply trucks lined up along the
Fifth Army front in Italy as British soldiers prepare to push forward
into the valley below.
SINDBAD THE SAILOR:
Coast ard Mascot Goes
AWO L; Deprived of Liberty

Sr

( AN EAST COAST PORT-(/P)-
Sinbad's eyes were misty and his
tail was tucked between his legs as
the Captain announced that never
again would he be allowed to "make
a Liberty" in a foreign port.
He stood at rigid attention, how-
ever, as beflts a dog whose tour of
duty as mascot of the Coast Guard
Combat Cutter Campbell has be-
come legendary.
Sinbad went "over the hill" in Si-
cily after a good conduct record that
stretched along 310,000 miles of sea
lanes:
Notice of Sinbad's absence was left
with the Shore Patrol in the Medi-
terranean area, and the SP's picked
him up about a week after his ship
sailed.
A destroyer brought him back to
an East Coast port and as it slipped
into a berth Sinbad began barking
furiously-across the slip lay the
Campbell.
An executive officer of the Camp-
bell called for him and a boatswain
"piped" Sinbad aboard his ship.
The mascot all but danced up the
gangway, happy to be home and cer-
tain all was forgiven.
But a Quartermaster logged him
AWOL and Sinbad went before the
Captain's mast. The sentence was:

"Under no conditions shall Sinbad
be permitted liberty in any foreign
port in the future."
The sentence might not mean
much to any other ship's mascot but
it isn't every ship's mascot who boasts
a girl friend in almost every port.
Petrillo's 27
Month Ban on
Records Lifted
NEW YORK, Nov. ll.-(/P)-James
C. Petrillo, president of the American
Federation of Musicians (AFL) an-
nounced today the lifting of his 27-
month recording ban against RCA-
Victor, Columbia Recording Corpor-
ation and the National Broadcasting
Company's transcription division..
Petrillo, who had rejected a War
Labor Board order and a request
from President Roosevelt to permit
union musicians to resume recording
for the companies, said all three
companies had agreed to the union's
requirement that they pay the union
a royalty on each disc sold.
James W. Murray, general mana-
ger of RCA-Victor record activities,
announced a few minutes earlier that
RCA-V4ctor had agreed to "meet the
demands" of Petrillo. Decca and sev-
eral smaller recording companies
signed with the union a year ago.
The three-year agreements signed
today, Petrillo said, would permit the
companies to resume recording at
once.
CLEVELAND
ISYMPHONY'

The main work of the commission
is planning the occupation and con-
trol of Germany. Considerable pro-
gress recently has been made on
these problems but none of the work
has embraced French ideas. That is
because the French have refused to
give their counsel unless they could
share in the decisions and responsi-
bilities.
The announcement today, follow-
ing Allied recognition October 23 of
the administration of General Char-
les DeGaulle as the provisional gov-
ernment of France, marked the end
of exclusive "big three" domination
in Europe.
Presumably today's action means
that the qualifications have been met
and that Franee mill go on the coun-
cil immediately if and when the
world organization is set up.

Ertegun, Turkish
Ambassador, Dies
WASHINGTON, Nov. 11.- (R)-
Washington's diplomatic corps lost
its dean today through the death of
Mehmet Munir Ertegun, 61, for 10
years Turkey's ambassador. He suf-
fered a heart attack 12 days ago.
With Ertegun's death, Ambassador
Robert Van Der Straten Ponthoz,
Belgian chief of mission, becomes the
senior diplomat in Washington.
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