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Y, JANUARY 3, 1946

CI.O. Announces Meat Packers
Strike for Wage Increase Jan. 16
Plants Throughout Nation To Be Affected
By 30 Per Cent Demand of 200,000 Workers

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Brani Kiled
While Hunting
In Mountains

Praised by

Gen. Clark

By The Associated Press
CHICAGO, Jan. 2 - The CIO-
United Packinghouse Workers Union
announced today its 200,000 mem-
bers would go out on strike Jan. 16
in 147 packing plants, large and
small, throughout the nation in sup-
port of its demand for a wage in-
crease of 25 cents an hour.
Lewis J. Clark, the union's inter-
national president, announcing the
strike call at the news conference,
declared the meat packers could pay
the demanded wage boost without an
increase in meat prices.
Declaring that "the only thing
that will prevent this strike is a sub-
stantial wage increase," Clark said
the union would be willing to accept
a 172 cents hike now, then negoti-
ate the balance later when the na-
tion's general wage picture becomes
Blames Companies
Asserting that "The meat packing
companies forced this strike upon
us," Clark said that under present
wages the majority of workers soon
would earn $30 or less for a 40 hour
week. He said the cost of living had
gone up more than 40 per cent since
1941 but the union's 25 cents an hour
increase demand was only a 30 per
cent increase over average hourly
earnings in the industry of 87 cents
an hour.
J. E. Wilson, general superinten-
dent of Swift and Company Meat
Packing Plants, said: "We regret
that the officials of the UPWA-CIO
have seen fit to announce that the
un ion will gi on strike beginning
Jan. 16. The immediate effect oI
such a strike would be a curtailment
of meat supplies to consumers and
the armed forces. This would alsc
sharply curtail our purchases of
livestock. Swift and Company has
been negotiating with officials of the
union for some weeks and we hope
that these negotiations will continue
without interruption to the com-
pany's operations."
Negotiations Continue ,
A Cudahy spokesman said "Nego-
tiations with the union are still in
Other major packers did not com-
ment immediately.
The strike would affect the large
companies, Armour, Cudahy, ,Swift,
Local Religious
Leaders Will
Duiscuss Faiths
Regular Sabbath Eve Services will
be held at Hillel Foundation at 7:30
p.m. Friday, January 4.
Following the service, the Rev. Ed-
ward Redman, pastor of the Ann Ar-
bor Unitarian Church, and Rabbi J.
M. Cohen, director of the Hillel
Foundation, will discuss the topic:
"Judaism and Unitarianism: Their
Similarities and Disparities."
The speakers will trace the histori-
cal parallel of the two faiths and de-
scribe wherein their theological prin-
ciples agree and disagree. They will
be introduced by Joyce Siegan, chair-
man of the forum committee.
A social hour will follow the dis-
Joint Recital
To Be Presented
Violin, Piano Program
Features Green, Kollenl
Elizabeth A. H. Green, violinist,
and Prof. John Kollen, pianist, of the
faculty of the School of Music will
present a joint recital at 8:30 p.m.
Sunday in Lydia Mendelssohn Thea-
The program will consits of Gemi-
ni'ams Sonata for Violin and Piano,t

Mozart's Concerto No. 4 in D Major,t
and Respighi's Sonata in B Minor for1
Piano and Violin.
Buy Vietory onds!

Wilson and Morrell, and "Most small-
er independent plants," Clark said,
in such cities as Chicago, St. Paul,
Omaha, Kansas City, Sioux City, Ia.,
Denver, East St. Louis, Ill., New York,
Los Angeles and Fort Worth, Tex.
Anchors Away
To Star Navy,
Coed Talent
Variety Show To Be
Held at Hill Auditorium
"Anchors Away," an all - campus
variety show starring Navy and coed
talent, will be presented at 8 p.m.
Tuesday, Jan. 8, in Hill Auditorium.
Among the promised attractions are
Chrys Chrys, noted cheerleader, who
will appear as a typical sailor; Eliza-
beth Moore who was introduced to
the campus at the Christmas Party
%ast month; the Navy Band; and a
olonde chorus of twelve 5'2" coeds.
The show is under the direction of
C. L. Hemmer and is being produced
by R. L. Shafer. George Hawkins is
in charge, of the music and L. J.
Schrum heads the ticket committee.
rickets cost 50c and will go on sale
today at the main desks in the Union
and League.
Ball To Feature
Jerry Edwards
Jerry Edwards' orchestra will play
for the all-campus International Ball,
an annual semi-formal dance spon-
sored by the All Nations Club, to be
held in the Union Ballroom from 8:30
to 1 a.m. January 11.
Women students have been granted
late permission until 1 a.m. for the
.ance, which will feature a floor show
and mixer dances. Proceeds will
benefit the International Center
Emergency Fund, which assists for-
cign students in times of financial
The committee for the dance in-
cludes William Magnus, general
chairman: Mrs. Eduardo Salgado,
patrons; John Muehl, emergency
fund; Robert Klinger, and Ann Kutz
publicity, and floor show, Jean Mur-
T'ickets for the event are now on
sale at the Michigan League, the Un-
ion, and the International Center.
Spanish Movie
To Be Shown
"Three-Cornered Hat"
Produced in Mexico
"The Three-Cornered Hat," first of
the two Spanish movies to be pre-
sented by La Sociedad Hispanica this
year, will be shown Wednesday in the
Lydia Mendelssohn Theater.
The film, directed by Juan Bustillo
and starring Joaqin Pardave, Sofia
Alvarez and Angel Garasa was pro-
duced in Mexico and has been shown
throughout South America, in Detroit,
New York and at Michigan State.
Members of La Sociedad Hispanica
will be admitted by paying only the
federal tax.
UNO Is Only Peace
Hope - Vandenberg
LANSING, Jan. 2 -(R')- Senator
Vandenberg (Rep.-Mich.), a member
of the United States Delegation to
the United Nations Organization

General Assembly, declared in a letter
to Governor Harry F. Kelly of Michi-
gan today that the UNO is "our only
hope for organized peace and security
and justice in the years to come."
Vandenberg wrote in reply to a let-
ter of congratulations from Kelly.

PROMOTED - Lt. Gen. LeRoy.
Lutes (above) has been appointed
as commanding general of the
Army Service Forces, effective Jan.
1, to succeed Gen. Brehon Somer-
vell who is retiring. (AP wire-
photo from signal corps)
French Club
Announces '46
Lecture Series
The program of activities of Le
Cercle Francais, including seven lec-
tures and the annual French play,
was announced yesterday by Prof.
Charles E. Koella of the Romance
Languages department.
Prof. Rene Talamon will open the
series at 4:10 p.m. Tuesday with
"Dramatic Readings."
Prof.- Arthur Dunham will speak
on "The Ideas of a French philoso-
pher on teaching in the United
States" Jan. 29.
Feb. 14 Prof. Warner F. Patterson
will speak on "Finally Came Mal-
Other lectures will be:
March 14, Prof. William McLaugh-
lin, "Caen, Martyred City of Art."
March 26, Dr. Alphonse R. Fav-
reau, "Wines of France"
April 11, Miss Helen Hall, "French
Artists in America"
April 23, Dr. Francis W. Gravit,
"Frenzy in the Rue Quincampoix"
All lectures will begin at 4:10 l?.m.
in Rm. D Alumni Memorial Hall. The
title of the annual play, to be pre-
sented May 1, will be announced later.
Cutter Fights Ice
To Rescue Plane
DETROIT, Jan. 2 -(P)- A Coast
Guard cutter is fighting Lake St. Clair
ice to reach a light civilian type air-
plane which reportedly plunged into
the lake late this afternoon and is
perched on the edge of an ice floe,
2,000 feet from shore, Coast Guard
officers said tonight.

Major General Donald W. Brann,
'14-'15, was killed Saturday when he
fell 100 feet from a cliff while hunt-
ing in the mountainous Austrian
He had been serving as deputy
commander of American forces in
Austria. He was buried in an Ameri-
can Military cemetery at Castelfeor-
entino, Italy.
General Mark Clark in speaking of
Brann said, "he was an able general
with an excellent record in both
World Wars. His death was a deep
personal blow to me and a serious
loss to the United States forces in
Austria. His contributions to the
Allies' victorious campaign in Italy in
G-3 (organization and training) for
the Fifth Army and later the Fif-
teenth Army Group was outstanding.
As my deputy commander in Austria
he was at all times of invaluable as-
sistance and earned the respect of
all those with whom he was associ-
Brann is the fourth star man who
graduated from the University to
have been killed while in service.
Brigadier General Gustav Braum,
'26-'27, was killed in action in Italy
March 17, 1945; Rear Admiral Theo-
dore E. Chandler, M.S.E. '22, in the
South Pacific area January, 1945;
and Major General Edwin D. Patrick,
L '15-'16, in an inspection of the
front lines east of Manila, March 15,
Local Tipplers
Good as Gold
New Year's Eve
Ann Arbor celebrated a "very quiet
New Year" according to Police Lieu-
tenant Roland Gainsley, and a report
from the Sheriff's Office.
Only four arrests resulted from
over-participation in welcoming in
1946. Of seven accidents New Year's
Eve and Morning, one was because
too much was inside and not enough
Either riotous parties were few
(Washtenaw County is "dry") or the
local populace was all too preoccupied
to report many of them. Six com-
plaints were registered with the Po-
lice Department, but "it was early,
and you have to give them one night
a year."
Woodsmen Issule
News 1Lettero
The first news letter of the school
year has been issued by the Michigan
Foresters' Association and copies are
being mailed to alumni and ex-stu-
The association puts out two news-
letters and a student-written annual
yearly. This Dec., 1945, edition con-
tains special articles of interest to
alumni and men in service, besides a
war service questionnaire and news
of the school, faculty, and alumni.

[ Vets Must Register
Or Convert Guns
Veterans who have brought back
guns from service abroad must either
have them registered or convert them
into souvenir models, Prosecuting At-
torney John W. Rae said yesterday.
Guns may be made into souvenir
models by having their barrels and
firing pins welded so that they are no
longer usable. All other firing arms
must be registered in order to be held
Fourth Ship's
Ball Will Be
Given Jan. 11
Bobby Sherwood To
Play at Navy Dance
The fourth and final Ship's Ball
will be presented from 9 p.m. to 1
a.m. Friday, Jan. 11, at Waterman
Sponsored by campus Navy and
Marine personnel, Ship's Ball is the
only formal dance presented by these
groups. Chairman Bin Randolph has
announced that decorations and pro-
grams will center about nautical
themes, and that a PX, will be set up
in Barbour gym to serve cokes to
those attending.
Bobby Sherwood and his orchestra
will be featured at the dance,rand
women will be given later permis-
sion to attend Ship's Ball. Tickets
are on sale this week, and may be
bought by any member of the Navy
or Marine Corps, whether or not
they are stationed on campus. Wom-
en who are planning to attend the
ball with out-of-town Navy or Ma-
rine personnel may also purchase
State Crop Declines
LANSING, Jan. 2 -(MP--The Fed-
eral-State Crop Reporting Service
said today the state's 1945 dry bean
crop of 3,257,000 100-pound bags was
the smallest since 1936,
$ .40 per 15-word insertion for
one or two days. (In-
crease of 10c for each
additional five words.)
$1.00 per 15-word insertion for
three or more days. (In-
crease of 25c for each
additional five words.)
Contract Rates on Request
LOST: Gold Bulova wrist watch
Dec. 31 at Waterman or Wash-
tenaw. Reward. Call Frances
Smith, 9765.
LOST: Wallet containing valuable
personal papers and money Tues-
day morning. Probably on E. Uni-
versity. Finder keep money, please
return wallet and papers. Phone
FOR SALE: Navy oftficer's Dress
Blues, size 41 and officer's visor
hat, size 7%. R. Beach, phone

SOIC To feet.. .
There will be a meeting of
correspondence committee of
SOIL at 4:15 p.m. Friday in
Michigan Union. All members
those interested are urged to


WAA Notes...
WAA's Archery club will not meet
today as scheduled. The next meet-
ing will be held at 4:20 p.m. Monday
at WAB.
Pitch and Putt, WAA golf club, will
hold an organization meeting at 4
p.m. tomorrow at WAB.
Members Initiated . ..
New members were initiated to
Alpha Kappa Delta, national hon-
orary sociological society at a
meeting held last night at the
home -of Prof. Robert Angell.
Guest speaker at the meeting
was Prof. Theodore Newcomb who
spoke informally on the effects of
the war on the morale of the Ger-
man people.
Attend eeting. . .
Profs. Shirley W. Allen, Dow V.
Baxter, Robert Craig, and Leigh J.
Young of the School of Forestry and
Conservation are attending a meet-
ing of the Central States Section of
the Society of American Foresters
held yesterday through tomorrow at
the cgnservation school at Lake Villa,
Panhel Flags . .
All sororities which have not
turned in their flags forPanhel
Recognition Night to be held Monday
must do so by 5 p.m. today, in the
Undergraduate office of the League.


JGP Committee . .
Members of the central committee,
singing, dancing, and dramatic casts
of the Junior Girls Play will meet at
5:15 p.m. Friday in the League.
* * *
Gauss Honored . .
Christian Gauss, '98, has Just
been elected Dean of the Alumni,
an honorary position, at Prince-
ton after having served as Dean
of the College for 20 years.
Russky Druzhok ...
All officers and members of the
program committee of the Russky
Druzhok, Russian Circle, are urged
to attend a special meeting at 8 p.m.
today in Rm. 2215 Angell Hall to
plan the program for the new year.
* * ~**
Psychology Club*...
"The Functions and Responsi-
bilities of the Psychologist in In.
dustry," will be discussed by Dr.
J. W. Riegel, Prof. largaret Elliott,
and Dr. N. R. Maier at the first
official meeting of the newly-
formed Psychology Club at 8 p.m.
today in the Rackham Bldg.
Badminton . .
A new badminton section of the
Faculty Women's Club will meet at
8 p.m. tomorrow in Barbour Gym-
nasium. Instruction in singles and
doubles play will be given, and equip-
ment and instruction will be provided
for a small fee.
Beer - Wine - Mixers - Keg Beer
10 to 10 Daily
8 A.M. to 11 P.M. Sat.
303 N. 5th Ave. Ph. 8200


Spring is the
time or Croquet,
but .
You Can Fly NOW!

8,000 per hour dual instruction - $5.00 per hour solo
Transportation to the airport will be arranged
at your convenience.

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WASHINGTON, Jan. 2 -(/)- To
the GI who married several wives on
a South Pacific isle and wanted to
bring them back while he went to col-
lege in hopes of collecting $15 a
month for each of them under the
GI Bill of Rights - the answer is no.
Other people have tried something
like it, government officials reported
today, and have failed because:
1. The Veterans Administration
recognizes but one spouse; it won't
pay any benefits for more than one.

2. The Immigration Service won't
permit more than one wife to enter
the United States.
The soldier said he believed he ac-
quired the wives legally, because it
"was according to native custom."
"It's the way they do business in
this tribe," he wrote. "The chief
wanted fishhooks. I had fishhooks.
He had too many women. I didn't.
So we made a deal.
The soldier had said he wanted to
attend the University of Michigan.

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