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VOL. LVI. No. 30 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8, 1945

PRICE FIVE CENTS

1,756

Votes Cast in All-Campus Election

Basketball,Hockey

Games on
Sports P
Western Michigan
Battles Wolverines
In Cage Contest'
By HANK KEISER
Coach Bennie Oosterbaan's Wolver-
ine basketball team will step onto the se
Yost Field House court at 7:30 to- wi
night to take on Western Michigan's se
quintet of young hopefuls, in what Co
promises to be the toughest Maizeof
and Blue tilt to date. hi
Both squads boast a clean slate of
wins as against no marks in the loss to
column, which means that the, chips th
will be down this evening in a dog- pr
eat-dog fight for top honors. For cr
Michigan it will be the third regular- a;
ly scheduled bout of the 1945-46 sea- de
son, while the Aonco's will be play- a
ing in their fourth contest.;
Broncos Upset St. John's e
Oosterbaan's men have met and it
bested both Central Michigan and la]
Michigan State, walking away from ha
both encounters with comfortable su
winning margins. The Western boys' Re
record shows victories over Percy
Jones Post, Calvin College, and a
60-57 overtime upset over the highly P
touted St. John's University aggrega-
tion, which they met in New York's
Madison Square Garden, Wednesday
night.
If the Wolverines top tonight's
match they will be established as the
top team in the State, having previ-
ously downed the two other big-time
Michigan college combinations. Maize
and Blue fans' hopes for victory are
bolstered by a look at previous results
of the traditional Michigan-Bronco
series. In the first game of a home- we
and-home card last year, Ooster- ga
baan's cagers came out on top with ga
12 points to spare, and, in the return - an
match they repeated this perform- en
ance by registering a 50-35 win over U
Kalamazoo's braves.
However, advance reports indicate T.
that the Wolverines will have a much U
tougher time with the 1946 edition R
of the Brown and Gold's quintet than Pr
See WESTERN MICH., Page 3 M
th
State May Build Hi
se
Vet Clinic; All hi
Bids Too Higlrh ye
of
The building committee of the pa
State administrative board today M
said it wias considering acting as its yo
own contractor in building the Vet- le
erans Neurosis Clinic at Ann Arbor. CO
The University has agreed to admin- T
ister the program, which has been
launched on a temporary basis. At sc.
present, quarters in the Neuropschia- su
tric Institute are being used until Al
the state can provide the new build- si
ing. . cu
The bids for the Ann Arbor struc- Su
ture were considered Thursday by tr
the building committee of which ec
Herman H. Dignan, secretary of state w
is the chairman. at
Dignan said that the Ann Arbor sa
bid was $440,000, although estimates "
on the job had run upwards from
$250,000. A. N. Langius, director of
the building division, to consider
the possibility of the state doing the
work said, "We have Federal assur-
ances of material releases because
the project is vital to the veterans(
program."The project hasbeen des-
ignated as the first priority on the
state's building schedule by Governor
Kelly. co

pi
Strike Averted in
In Telephone i
fi
Wage Dis pite coe
NEW YORK, Dec. 7-(/')-A wage fr
dispute which had threatened to de- Si
velop into a strike of local and long p
distance telephone workers in the e
New York area was settled tonight e
when the companies involved agreed

Today's
rogram
Michigan Puckmen
Face Owen Sound;
Renfrew Injured
By DES HOWARTH
Seeking its second victory of the
ason, the Wolverine hockey team
11 take the ice tonight at the Coli-
um against Owen Sound in what
ach Vic Heyliger describes as one,
the biggest tests of the year for
s youthful charges.
Another capacity crowd is expected
pack the Michigan ice arena for
e contest, especially after the im-
essive win registered by Heyliger's
ew in the opener. Owen Sound has
fast and rugged squad, observers,
clare, and all indications point to
great evening for puck fans.
Michigan's chances were dealt a
vere blow yesterday, however, when
was learned that Al Renfrew, stel-
r right winger for the Wolverines,
d suffered a broken wrist as a re-
lt.of play in yesterday's scrimmage.
nfrew will be out for this year,
See WOLVERINES', Page 3
U' MentAmong
'OODeleg(ates
ro Conference
Secondary School
Association Meets
Seven University faculty members
re among the more than 200 dele-
tes attending the two-day Michi-
n Secondary School Association's
inual conference at Lansing, which
ded yesterday.
niversity Representatives
University registrar Ira M. Smith,
Luther Purdom, director of the
niversity Bureau of Appointments,
obert Williams, assistant registrar,
of. Clyde Vroman of the School of
usic, Prof. Edgar G. Johnston, of
e education school, and Prof. John
Trytten, principal of University
gh School, represented Ann Arbor
condary schools and University ed-
ators.
"Whereas the rapid increase of
gh school enrollment in the past ten
ars has been as great as the total
secondary school students in the
st, the schools now have a tre-
endous job, to attempt to train the
ung people of today for the prob-
ms that lie ahead," Prof. Trytten
mmented.
eachers Criticized
Criticizing teachers in the niations
hool systems as dodgers of vital is-
es in education for democracy, Dr.
lan Griffin, of Ohio State Univer-
ty, accused them of avoiding dis-
isson or study of "controversial is-
es." Students are allowed to con-'
nue prejudices on important social,
onomical and political affairs of the
orld which they may have acquired
home or from outside contacts, he
id, adding that the result was an
bysmal product."
Iniversity High
WIill Present
Iomedy Today
"Captain Applejack", a three-act
medy by Walter Hackett, will be

resented by the students of Univer-
ty High School at 8:30 p.m. today
the school auditorium.
Ambrose Applejohn (Bill Trow), is
bored young man who suddenly
Ids himself possessor of a fortune
ilched by a pirate ancestor. The
ourse of the play continues with a
ries of comical incidents stemming
om Ambrose's then complicated life.
The play is under the direction of
idney Straight. The other leading
irts are played by Mimi Lewis, Lor-
ta Jacobs, and Dude Stevenson.
The public is invited to attend.

Drive Is
Success
First Day
Galens Solicitors
Make Half of Goal
The Galens bucket campaign "for
the kids" collected $1,774.50 yester-
day in the first day of the 17th an-
nual drive.
Although well-pleased with the
"excellent campus response," Marty
Feferman, '46M, chairman of the
drive, said that yesterday's collec-
tions represent only half the effort.
The goal set by the Galens is $3,000.
Yesterday the medics concentrated
on campus, but today the brigade
will move downtown in order to give
Ann Arbor citizens a chance to con-
tribute to the fund.
Several "pail men" will be on cam-
pus today, however, so that students
who were unable to make their con-
tributions yesterday will be able to
do so.
Members of Galens were confident
that the drive will go over the top to
nmake it three in a row. The 1943.
and 1944 drives each netted more
than $3,000.
The drive is the 17th annual ef-
fort to raise funds for the Galens
workshop, children's library and
Christmas party for the "kids" in
University Hospital.
The Galens workshop, only one of
its kind in the country, is the pri-
mary object for which funds are col-
lected. The funds will be used to
purchase new equipment and sup-
plies, replace equipment much used
during the war years and increase
the scope of workshop activities.
Big Three Meet
Will Consider
World Issues
WASHINGTON, Dec. 7 -(P)- The
foreign secretaries of the United
States, Britain and Russia will meet
in Moscow Dec. 15, the State Depart-
ment announced tonight, to tackle an
array of critical international issues
including control of atomic energy.
Secretary of State Byrnes is plan-
ning to fly to the Russian capital,
probably leaving Washington early
next week.
It is considered improbable that he
will be home by Christmas.
This will be the first meeting of
Byrnes, Foreign Minister Bevin, of
Britain, and Foreign Commissar Mol-
otov, of Russia, since the breakdown
of the London council of foreign min-
isters.
Some of the main problems con-
fronting the governments of the three
great powers as the time for the for-
eign ministers meeting approaches,
include:
1. The whole machinery of Euro-
pean peace making has stalled as a
result of the breakdown of the coun-
cil at London in September and there
has been no final agreement on a
compromise proposed by Byrnes that
a general European peace conference
should be held by the end of this
year-the time limits now being ob-
viously out of the question.
2. The refusal of the United States
and Britain to recognize the govern-
ments of Romania and Bulgaria re-
mains a touchy point with Russia
which considers her interest in those
countries to be dominant.
I All students working on the Gar-'

goyle should report to the officeI
before Tuesday, Dec. 11 for as-
signments.

Phillips, Sislin Win
Publications Posts
Seniors Choose Barrett, Vaughn, Yerges;
University of Philippines Gains Top Vote
With a total of 1,756 votes cast in the all-campus election, five different
classes of student officers and a foreign university for SOIC adoption were
selected.
Final returns show the following election winners:
BOARD IN CONTROL OF STUDENT PUBLICATIONS: Evelyn Phillips
and Paul Sislin.
UNION VICE-PRESIDENTS: literary college, Paul John; combined
schools, Fred Comlossy and Medical School, Ross Hume.
LITERARY COLLEGE SENIOR OFFICERS: Patricia Barrett, president;
Betty Vaughn, vice-president; Paul John, secretary and Jean Athay,
treasurer.
ENGINEERING COLLEGE SENIOR OFFICERS: Howard Yerges, presi-
dent; Henry Fonde, vice-president and Donald Snider, secretary-treasurer.
J-HOP DANCE COMMITTEE: literary college, William Lambert, Lynne
Ford, ColleeIde, Richard Roeder and Pat Hayes; engineering college, Charles
Helmick, Harold Walters and George Spaulding; combined schools, Roberta
Ames and architecture college, Betty Smith.
University of 'the Philippines.

FOUND GUILTY OF ATROCITIES-Lt. Gen. Tomoyuki Yamashita,
Japanese leader in the Philippines, sagged his shoulders as he heard
the death sentence pronounced yesterday.

Burned Too Quick
A burned match that once be-
longed to Yamashita is the latest
University War Collection addi-
tion, donated by a former camper
at the University Fresh Air Camp.
"The match is burned out as its
possessor soon will be," Dr. Frank
E. Robbins, assistant to President
A. G. Ruthven, commented.
Prof. F. N. Menefee of the
School of Engineering, sponsor of
the camp, forwarded to Dr. Rob-
bins a letter, with match attached,
from Major Walt Luszki, '37, now
stationed in Manila.
The other day I made a visit to
one of our prisons, New Bilibid.
It's the Sing Sing of Luzon, a
modern bastile construction. Here
behind steel bars Gen. Yamashita,
the Tiger of the Philippines is
spending his time. I talked to him
shortly after he had a bull session
with other officers and admirals,"
Major Luszki writes.

Services

To be

Held in Memory
Of Dr. Yoakum
Faculty members, students and
friends of the late Dr. Clarence S.
Yoakum are invited by University
officials to be present at a memorial
meeting for the former Dean of the
Horace H. Rackham School of Grad-
uate Studies at 4:15 p.m. Monday in
Rackham Lecture Hall.
Prayer To Open Services
Opening the services, the Rev. W.
P. Lemon of the Presbyterian Church
will offer a prayer, and Dr. Edward
W. Blakeman, University Counselor
in Religious Education, will read pas-
sages from the Scriptures.
After the University Choir, di-
rected by Prof. Hardin Van Deursen
of the School of Music, sings the an-
them, "Souls of the Righteous,"
President A. G. Ruthven will present'
Prof. Norman E. Nelson of the Eng-
lish department. A chairman of the
Executive Board of the graduate
school, he will speak of the contribu-
tions of Dean Yoakum to the Uni-
versity.
Tributes to Be Read
Tributes in the form of resolutions
of the Board of Regents will then be
read by Herbert G. Watkins, Secre-
tary of the University, and the Uni-
versity Choir will follow singing
"Faith of our Fathers."

Vets Will Meet
Dr. Ruthven at
InformalI Dance,
Provost Also To Speak7
At Waterman Friday
Honoring veterans recently return-
ed to campus, an informal dance will
be held from 8:30 p.m. to midnight
Friday at Waterman Gym, co-spon-
sored by the Veteran's Organization
and League Council.
Highlight of the evening will be the
informal introduction of President
Alexander Ruthven, and University
Provost James P. Adams, who will
welcome the veterans to the Univer-
sity.
Bill Layton and his orchestra, fea-
turing Patty DuPont as vocalist, will
play for the dance. League Council
members, their dates and veterans
and their wives will act as hosts and
hostesses for the event.
Special Date Bureaus have been es-
tablished in the Union and League
lobbies for veterans and women who
wish to attend the affair. Dates are
guaranteed, according to Dick Roed-
er, social chairman of the Union.
Date Bureaus will be open from
3 to 5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, and
Wednesday in both League and Un-
ion. Men and women who registered
with the date bureaus during Orienta-
tion Week wil not have to sign up
again.
Prof. Preuss
Mentioned on
Seinate Floor
The name of Prof. Lawrence
Preuss of the political science de-
partment was brought up by Sen.
Wayne Morse (Dem. Ore.) in a dis-
cussion on "Compulsory Jurisdiction
of the World Court" Nov. 28 on the
floor of the United States.
The Congressional Record cites the
senator as saying that Prof. Preuss,
who recently returned from three
years with the State Department,
was "a recognized authrity on the
World Court."
Referring to an article by Preuss
in the State Department Bulletin on
the subject under discussion, Sen.
Morse requested "unanimous con-
sent to have printed in the Record at
this point as a part of my remarks
certain excerpts from the article by
Dr. Preuss."

Complete tabulations for each elec-
ton are as follows:
BOARD IN CONTROL OF STU-
DENT PUBLICATIONS: Phillips, 783;
Sislin, 691; Carsten Orberg, 459; Ken
Bissell, 437; Harvey Frank, 372 and
Monroe Fink, 341.
UNION VICE-PRESIDENTS: liter-
ary college, John, 125; Richard
Bailhe, 69; Curly Walters, 68; Glenn
White, 60 and Max Weil, 15; combin-
ed schools, Comlossy, 55; Frank Ruck,
25; John Blank, 22; John Johnson,
21 and Charles Cooper, 14; Hume's t
eletion was uncontested.t
LITERARY COLLEGE _SENIORF
CLASS OFFICERS: Barrett, 388;c
Vaughn, 289; John, 276; Athay, 223;b
Patricia Picard, 221; Glenn White,c
196; Sam Emmons, 162; Emily Knapp,
157; Bliss Bowman, 152; Margarett
Carroll, 118 and Greta Lee Kranz, 96.
Voting was by preferential ballot with 1
the highest candidate-being president,t
second highest candidate, vice-presi-
dent, etc.
ENGINEERING COLLEGE SEN-r
IOR CLASS OFFICERS: Yerges, 165;f
Fonde, 162 and Snider 122.1
J-HOP DANCE COMMITTEE: lit-s
erary college, Lambert, 426; Ford, "
358; Ide, 356; Roeder, 356; Hayes,c
317; Joan Buckmaster, 310; Lois Iver-y
son, 282; Ethel Isenberg, 273; Arthur
DerDerian, 270; Joan Wilk, 245; Con-2
nie Essig, 232; Janet Young, 228; Bet-
tyann Larsen, 218; Janice Ward, 201;t
Estelle Klein, 183; Charlotte Bo-
brecker, 153; Marge Kohlhaas, 153;
Margaret Thompson, 141; Lynne
Sperber, 117; H. Thomas, 114 andr
Gilbert Iser, 104.
Combined school candidates for thei
committee, Ames, 49; Jerry Comer,
39; Jeanne Busch, 27 and Joanl
Schlee, 19; engineering school, Hel-
mick, 128; Walters, 120; Spaulding,t
112; Henry Horldt, 78 and Morrie1
Rochlin, 68.1
SOIC UNIVERSITY ADOPTION:
Philippines, 890 Tsing Hua, 459;
Warsaw, 248 and Strasbourg, 159.c
Ballots were counted by membersf
of the Men's Judiciary Council. Mem-I
bers of the Council are Chuck Wal-
ton, president; Richard Mixer, secre-
tary; Ray Dixon, managing editor of
The Daily; Sanford Perlis, president
of the Union and Fred Matthaei, in-
terfraternity Council president.
According to election rules, ballots
must be retained for a thirty day
period before being destroyed.
Prof. Price
Awaits Europe
Bound Plane
Prof. Percival Price, University
carilloneur on leave, is awaiting
transportation to Europe, perhaps by
airplane, Prof. Earl V. Moore, Direc-
tor of the School of Music said yes-
terday.
A flying trip scheduled for this
week was to begin Prof. Price's six-
month tour of Germany, Holland and
Belgium. He hopes to be able to iden-
tify more than 5,000 bells by means
of letters, pictures and records he
compiled during previous trips to
Europe.
Confiscated by the Germans for
gun metal, 25 carillon bells are miss-

lap War Trials
Are Scheduled
For January
Tojo Will Be Among
First Criminals Tried
By The Associated Press
TOKYO, Dec. 7 - War crimes
trials of top Japanese are scheduled
to start in January, with former
Premier Hideko Tojo high on the
calendar for the proceedings at
which death penalties probably will
be asked, the American chief prose-
cutor disclosed today.
Joseph B. Keenan, special prosecu-
tor newly arrived in Tokyo with his
staff, said that Allied Nations had
been invited to nominate members of
the court, which will be appointed by
General MacArthur, and to partici-
pate in the prosecution, but that
none had yet named such personnel.
Speaking at a 30-minute press con-
ference after a lengthy session with
MacArthur, the gray-haired Keenan
said the Japanese would be tried in
groups, as in Germany, with "the ac-
cused presumed innocent until
proved guilty."
In announcing the tentative Janu-
ary starting date, with Tojo and his
"Pearl Harbor" cabinet near or at
the head of the roster, the prosecutor
said accusations would go back to
1937, when Japan started war in
China.
"What about the Emperor?" a cor-
respondent asked.
"No comment on that," Keenan
replied firmly.
With trial preparations thus , in
progress, Marquis Koichi Kido, one
of the highest figures yet named on
the list of 286 war criminal suspects,
put the finger on Tojo as chiefly to
blame for the war.
Kido insistedthat the Emperor
was not responsible for the outbreak
or prosecution of the war and stated
emphatically that the Emperor never
had indicated any intention to abdi-
cate.
Truman Denies
Acheson Hurt
Iran Policies
WASHINGTON, Dec. 7-M-Maj.
Gen. Patrick J. Hurley's charge that
American foreign policy in Iran had
been destroyed by Undersecretary
of State Dean Acheson brought a
denial today from President Tru-
man.
The President made his first com-
ment after Secretary of State Byrnes
told the Senate Foreign Relations
Committee that Hurley had failed
to back up his charges against the
conduct of American diplomats in
China. Byrnes in effect challenged
Hurley to do so.
Byrnes said he had never heard
of the charge against Acheson until
he read in the papers what Hurley
had to say.
No Further News
About TB Hospital
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PROKOFIEFF, SIBELI US FEATURED:
,Symphony Will Play Monday

The Boston Symphony, acknowl-
edged to be one of the world's most
distinguished orchestras, will high-
light the sixth Choral Union con-
cert at 8:30 p.m. Monday in Hill Au-
ditorium with the popular Prokofieff
"Classical" and Fifth symphonies
and the Sibelius "Symphony No. 2."
Conducted by the famous Russian
Serge Koussevitzky, the symphony'

two months. Sergei Prokofieff, 54-
year old Russian composer, was a
success under the Tsar, in exile and
new again in Soviet Russia.
The University is among 17 Ameri-
can colleges which the orchestra
visits during its annual tours. Found-
ed sixty-three years ago by Henry
Lee Higginson, a young Bostonian
student of music in Vienna, the or-

vitsky," the name of the Boston
Symphony's Russian conductor has
become synonomous with discrimi-
nating classical and modern sym-
phonic music. The distinguished
maestro has not only maintained
the prestige of Boston's famous
orchestra but also has advanced
and augmented its already out-
standing cultural position.

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