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Reconversion Is
Ahead of Schedule
Truman Says Inflationary Pressure
Is Still Great, We Must Hold Line
By The Associated Press
WASHINGTON, Nov. 29-President Truman reported with a cheerful
smile today that reconversion is ahead of schedule.
He read to his news conference a progress report on "the first 100 days
of reconversion" and commented that the administration has riot been
It concluded with the statement that "the cost of living has declined 0.3
of 1 per cent since the surrender of Japan compared with a rise of approxi-
mately 1.3 per cent in a comparable
period after the last war."
The chief executive emphasized,S
however, that the country is still in
the midst of reconversion, that "in- T
flationary pressures are still great" o ietn orce
and that "we must continue to hold

the line."
Decrease in Food Costs
The cost of living figures, he said,
came from the labor department.
The report noted, that "some of the
decrease is due to the seasonal de-
crease in some food costs."
On other phases of reconversion,
the president reported:
1. "Employment in non-war activi-
ties has increased since V-J day. Total
employment has now returned to the
V-Jday level and is expected to con-
tinue to rise.
2. "The job of reconverting our
plants from war to peace is virtually
Reduced Orders
3. "OPA has reduced orders and
regulations on its books to 55 from
a wartime peak of 650. ODT has 14
orders standing, as compared with
3,050 during the war. About 85 per
cent of wartime export controls have
been lifted, and 75 per cent of war-
time import controls."
4. "Most peacetime products are
already in production or ready to
5. "There has been an upsurge of
strikes," attributed partly "to the fact
that all parties held their grievances
in check during the war." Since
August there have been some 1,500
new strikes involving 1,500,000 work-
Labor Parley
Adopts Policy
Conferees Agree On
Voluntary Arbitration
WASHINGTON, Nov. 29- (AP) -
Carefully avoiding controversial is-
sues until other business was cleared,
the labor-management conference
agreed today on two phases of volun-
tary arbitration.
In its first general business session,
the conference also approved resolu-
tions opposing racial discrimination
and urging establishment of a semi-
permanent labor-management ad-
visory committee.
These steps, taken in perfect har-
mony, followed a successful drive by
John L. Lewis to require unanimous
approval before any conference reso-
lutions could become effective.
Only three of the six subcommittee
reports reached the conference floor
and all were speedily adopted.
Most important of the reports
adopted were those covering negotia-
tion of initial collective bargaining
agreements, and settlement of griev-
ances which arise under present con-
tracts. Both ruled out strikes or lock-
outs until "all other peaceful proce-
dures"-including voluntary arbitra-
tion-have been exhausted.
Paterson, Former
Football Sta', Dies
DETROIT, Nov. 29 -(I)- George
C. Paterson, a pioneer executive of
the Fisher Body Division of General
Motors Corp. and a former University
of Michigan football star, died of a
heart attack at his home today.
He was general manager of manu-
facturing for Fisher Body at the time
of his death. He joined the firm
when it was still a separate organiza-
tion in 1923, and later served as
Fisher Body division head in Lansing
and Flint
Paterson entered the automotive
field in 1914 as an employe of the
Saxon Motor Car Co.

Troops 'Tofd
By The Associated Press
LONDON, Nov. 29 - A spokesman
of the Iranian embassy declared to-
day Russia had threatened to rein-
force Red Army garrisons in North-
ern Iran if fresh Iranian troops mov-
ed up into that troubled area, where
insurgent activities now are reported
to have spread to a third province.
In Washington, Iranian Ambassa-
dor Hussein Ala quoted a Russian
note to Iran as saying that bloodshed
would result if more Iranian forces
moved northward, and that this
would necessitate Russia's sending
more Soviet forces into Iran. Russia
occupies the northern part of the
country under a wartime agreement
with Britain and Iran.
Russia Rejects Request
Both Ala and the spokesman here
said Russia had rejected Iran's re-
quest to send reinforcements north-
ward after disorders, blamed by the
Iranian government on "Separatists,"
broke out last week in Azerbaijan, the
northwest province of Iran bordering
A Russian commander stopped four
battalions of Iranians near Kazvin
northwest of Tehran, refusing to al-
low them to go further.
Civil Disturbances
Dispatches from Tehran, mean-
while, said that civil disturbances had
spread to three northwestern prov
inces, as a force of insurgents rushed
toward Resht, 15 miles from the Cas-
pan Sea, in Gilan Province.
Both the United States and Britain
have sent notes to Russia concerning
Iran. The American note suggested
the withdrawal of all outside forces
and the British message suggested
that the Russian commander at Kaz
vin must have misunderstood th
terms of the three-power agreemen
guaranteeing Iran's sovereignty.
Senate Def eats
Taft UNO Plan
WASHINGTON, Nov. 29 -()- A
move by Senator Taft (R.-Ohio) t
impose what he called some "mild
restrictions on the American dele
gates to the United Nations Organiza
tion was beaten in the Senate today
41 to 18.
Administration leaders thereupo
confidently predicted that the Senat
would pass the United Nations bil
tomorrow, after four days of speech
making, just as the foreign relation
committee reported it. The measur
is designed to implement U. S. par
ticipation in the organization whic
holds its first meeting in London i
Taft originally had offered thre
amendments but just before the tes
vote he reduced them to one. Thi
would have required that the U. S
representative on the Security Coun
cil vote "in accord with internationa
justice as well as international peac
and security."
Hillel Foundation Plans
'Feast of Lights' Party
A party commemorating the "Feas
of Lights" will be held from 9 p.m
till midnight tomorrow at Hille
Dancing, entertainment, table an
card games, and refreshments in
cluding some traditional Jewish food
will be features of the party,
The party is a non-date affair.

Profs. Help
Vets Adjust
Thuma, Arthros Offer
Aid to 696 Ex-G.Is
Serving as counselors to the 696
veterans enrolled in the literary col-
lege, Prof. Burton D. Thuma of the
psychology department and Prof.
John Arthros of the English depart-
ment, both veterans themselves, are
attempting to help the veteran ad-
just to academic civilian life.
The advisers anticipate such prob-
lems as changes of motivation result-
ing from experience in the armed
forces and the need for adjustment
to university work. The counselors
try to give each veteran individual
Prof. Arthur Van Duren, chair-
man of the academic counselors, as-
serted that, as more veterans return
to the University, "we are gaining ex-
perience in handling their academic
problems." Prof. Van Duren added
that the returning serviceman is far
more serious in purpose than the av-
erage civilian student.
State Prop,,'oses
Youth Program
Plan Would Add Two
Years to High School
By The Associated Press
LANSING, Nov. 29-A group of
educators, fearing a shortage of post-
war jobs for persons under 20, have
approved a plan to add two more
years to the Michigan public school
The state committee on the secon-
dary (high) school program, in a
publication of the department of pub-
lic instruction, declared that the high
schools of Michigan may be chal-
lenged to extend their grade coverage,
to reorganize their offerings and to
adjust their programs to meet the
needs of all Michigan youth.
The Michigan Public Education
, Commission in 1944 endorsed a sim-
lar proposal for addition of the 13th
and 14th grades.
"Youth between the age of 17 and
20, the report declared, "may become
3 a lost and unwanted generation. Even
the provision of a year of compulsory
military training will not avail to
bridge that four year gap between
the secondary school and the job."
(continued from Page 1)
e "Bob, let's not be hasty about
t this."
"All right, lavender incense
"But Bob, Goldstein and the
Gargoyle are ..
"Through. Now step aside while
I letter my name on the door."
Goldstein bowed his headdejected-
ly. "I'll fight this, Chatfield," he
stammered. He thrust out his chin
"The Board in Control will hear fro
o me," he hissed. It is difficult to his
- a sentence with no 's' in it.
Goldstein walked out with a newi
- spirit, the product of a Mi'chigan dis-
tillery. Quickly he rushed to a Dail3
typewriter and dashed off a fe
n thousand words on why Goldsteir
e should be general manager of the
.1 Gargoyle, together with a picture o:
- himself riding the bicycle of a prom-
s inent campus woman. With these h
e submitted to the Gargoyle office a
- petition signed by 50 students al
h named William S. Goldstein, who al
n vigorously supported his return t
e In the face of such powerfu

t campus opinion, Chatfield has beer
s compelled to act. He has called a
. meeting of the entire Garg staff foi
- 1 p. m. today in the Student Publica-
.1 tions Bldg. Goldstein's fate rests ir
e their hands.
Goldstein intimates, however,
that .he may not return to the
Gargoyle. Since the controversy
began, he has received an offer to
write something for the New York-
er (a competing humor magazine):
t a check for the renewal of last
year's subscription.

In Sociology Class
The sociology professor was having
His class was slow in counting up
how many grandparents a person
would have in ten generations.
He got down to details. "Well, how
many grandparents do you have?"
he asked a girl in his class.
"Four," she answered. The profes-
sor was taken aback and told his
student to think again. She repeated1
"Four," a bit puzzled. The professor
couldn't see it in her light until
someone mentioned his mother's1
and father's grandparents.
The professor's trouble was at an
Newman Club
Elects Donnelly,
Jodka, eidgc
Thomas Donnelly was elected presi-
dent, John Jodka men's vice-presi-
dent, Doris Heidgen women's vice-
president, Peggy Costo secretary and
Bob Schrodo treasurer at a recent
meeting of the Newman Club.
In addition Carmelita Fisher,
Charles Birdsall, Kay Kaye and Mary
Battle were chosen to serve for the
coming year on the Executive Council
of the Club.
The new officers, following instal-
lation, presented their program for
the year aimed at inaugurating bal-
anced religious, educational and
social movements within the organi-
"The success of the program," they
said, "is not dependent on the en-
thusiasm of the new officers alone,
but on the active interest of all mem-
Catholic students may obtain mem-
bership after any of the Sunday
Van Johnson Gets Around
In one of the stenographers' staid
offices in Angell Hall there hangs a
picture of that universally-appreci-
ated pin-up boy-Van Johnson.

Provost Adams Will
Welcoie Study Group
A two-day bank study conference
of the Michigan Bankers Association;
will be held Dec. 6-7, in the Rack-
ham Amphitheatre and the League.
Dr. James P. Adams, provost, will
welcome an estimated 200 bankers to
the seventh annual conference spon-
sored by the School of Business Ad-
ministration and the Michigan Bank-
ers Association.
Among the speakers scheduled for
the program are Prof. Lewis M.
Simes and Prof. Paul G. Kauper,
both of the University Law School;
Gilbert T. Stephenson, director of the
Trust Research Department, Ameri-
can Bankers Association; and John
E. Fetzer, former United States Cen-
sor of Radio in Washington.
Pas"tors 77OilN
Hol0d ee'in
Conferce 1( Start
Monday at Rackham
The seventh annual Michigan pas-
tors conference, under the joint
sponsorship of the Michigan Council
of Churches and Christian Education
and the University Extension Service,
will open Monday. Jan. 21, at the
Horace Rackham School of Graduate
Pastors of all denominations are
invited to attend the conference,
which will last three days. The usual
attendance in past years has beer
about 350.
Any Ann Arbor residents who woulk
be willing to rent a room for two or
three nights to a pastor attending
this conference are asked to contact
the Extension Service, telephone 4121
extension 354.

Ike Sees Taxpayers' Savings
In German Economy Revival
By The Associated Press "It is desirable from every px
FRANKFURT, Germany, Nov. 29- of view to build up as soon as E
Gen. Eisenhower, again criticizing sible a minimum Germany econo
French opposition to a central ad-which can proide without outside
ministration for Germany, declaredwhccaprvdwiouotse essential German civilian needs cc
today that revival of German trade,'templatd un e Potdan ned
industry and agriculture was neces-teptdunrthPosa Ag
sary to save the American taxpayer's ment," he commented.
money. Restlessness, Not Resistance
A "humanitarian" policy requires Eisenhower said that while r
that food be imported into Germany lessness has been noted in Germ
without thought of eventual repay- "there is no indication of organ;
ment, Eisenhower said in a report on resistance, and the number of cri
conditions in Germany in October, of violence is in the aggregate
his last monthly summation before very small." His report a mc
he left to become U. S. Army Chief earlier had said there was dange]
of Staff. unrest, which was "just one si
Price Report from organized resistance.
Price epor"Wide sections of the popula
Only yesterday the White House consider that the parties and lea
disclosed a report on Germany to which present themselves today
President Truman by former Censor- toiahlareeent thesae a
ship Director Byron Price which crit- to a large o ve the saemaso
icized French occupational policies. Weimar Republic, or to prevent
Eisenhower declared that French .ceming of Hitler, and that t
opposition to setting up central ad- corsg o witr put ad -
ministrative 'machinery for occupied leaders seem now to put forwardv
Gmnyt cineryll thr ouhd Oc-little that looks new or constructi
Germany continued all through Oc-
tober "and only in November were he said.
there indications of progress in ob-
taining establishment of central Ger- Canadians Celebr
man administrative agencies."
Encourages Revival 'Iationa Ford :A
Eisenhower declared that revival of
German agriculture, industry and WINDSOR, Ont., Nov. 29 -R
trade, which is being encouraged by Canadian labor will celebrate'
the military government, and the or- tional Ford Day" as planned Fri
t ganization of German administrative following the CIO United Auto W
1 machinery to assume responsibility ers rejection of a government-sr
for the program, were necessary to sored peace formula to settle the
avoid expense to the American treas- day old strike against Ford of Can
ury. I1Ltd.



1 P.M.



WANTED: Two boys without one
o'clock to work for lunch; also for
dinner. Kitchen work. Ph. 23119
or 7100.
WILL ANYONE with information
concerning a Michigan blanket
with the seal in the center and
"Rose Mary Eden '46" embroidered
in corner please call 2-5579.
LOST:rNear Angell Hall, pair of
double-strand pearls with Rhine-
stone clasp. Reward. Call 5835.
LOST: One gold leaf-shaped earring
with rhinestones Saturday night.
Reward. 24471. Room 5506.
LOST: Brown cord handbag contain-
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Betty Lou Zwemer, Mosher Hall.
WILL THE PERSON who accident-
ally walked off with my Kodak 35
camera Saturday from Hillel Foun-
dation please return it or call Joyce
at 26585. Reward.
LOST: Brown shell rim glasses in
brown leather case on or near
campus Tuesday.
LOST: Black billfold containing
money, pictures. Very valuable
property! Reward. Contact Mary
June Simpson, Mosher Hall.
LOST: A yellow leather pencil case
containing glasses and pen and
pencil was lost Wednesday in the
Michigan League. Please return.
Call Mary Catherine Patterson,
Betsy Barbour House. 2-2591.
LOST: Parker "51" Pen, black with
silver cap. Phone 24471. Janice
Smith, 4513 Stockwell.

ATTENTION all Kappa Sigs, actives
or former pledges. There will be an
important meeting tonight at 7:30
in Union.
EXPERT TYPIST wants typing to do
in her home. All work neatly done.
Phone 7337.




Knute Rockne said, "Give me a good, reli-
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offense." Can't today's football players kick?
Why is Lou Little a little sad? Maybe he
remembers when guys really could boot the
pigskin-I7 field goals in one game! A 63-
yard drop kick for a field goal! 97 points
scored by a player who was never officially
in the game! Only 3 field goals missed in
two years of college football! How does
~today stack up? Read this true
;sports thriller.....Leathe

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