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VOL. LVI No. 61 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, SATURDAY, JANUARY 26, 1946

PRICE FIVE CENTS

Hockey Team Loses, 9-3,
To University of Toronto;
Quintet To Meet Ohio State

Sextet To Seek
Revenge Today
For First Loss
By DES HOWARTH
TORONTO, Jan. 25 - Michigan's
hockey winning streak was halted at
11 games tonight at the Varsity
Arena as the University of Toronto
put on a great offensive display to
beat the Wolverines, 9-3.
Suffering its first defeat of the sea-
son, while the Toronto Blues chalked
up their seventh consecutivetriumph,
the Maize and Blue sextet will be out
to even the score tomorrow afternoon
when they encounter the Canadian
club in the second tilt of the series.
In all pre-game reports, Toronto
was called a "great team," and it cer-
tainly lived up to expectations. Not
only did the Blues' pucksters out-.
shoot Michigan, but they also played
a top defensive game, allowing Coach
Vic Heyliger's charges only three
goals.
Taking scoring honors tonight was
Bill Halder, who previously averaged.
four goals per game. The Toronto
Star bagged three against the Maize
and Blue, while the top man for the
Wolverines was Wally Gacek with
two markers. Al Renfrew netted the
Maize and Blue's third tally.
In the first few minutes of the
game, both sextets passed the puck
back and forth and then Toronto's
scoring spree was on when Halder
crashed the Wolverines' nets with a
hard, fast shot on a pass from Will
Kosick and Gordie Bal.
Ball and Halder again collaborated
to mark up the second tally of the
contest. Four minutes later the Can-.
adian's star forward again placed one
past Michigan's goalie to bring the
initial stanza to an end with Toronto
out front, 3-0.
Wally Gacek opened the scoring
for the Wolverines on a pass from
Walt Grant in the early seconds of
the second period. It was a hard shot
that scooted past goalie Dick Ball at
the corner of the net. Bill Lawler
See SEXTET page 3
John L. Lewis
Returns to AFL
CIO Creator Has Seat
On Executive Council
MIAMI, Fla., Jan. 25-(P)-John L.
Lewis returned today to the American
Federation of Labor which he split
asunder a decade ago.
The big man who created the CIO,
and then left it in a huff over the
1940 Roosevelt election, which he bit-
terly opposed, brought his 500,000
United Mine Workers back to the
parent federation and was quickly
elevated to a seat on the policy-mak-
ing executive council.
He would not have come back
without that place among the 15 all-
powerful union heads on the council.
Previously he turned a cold shoulder
on re-affiliation without an assured
council seat.
AFL President William Green,
mindful of the stories that Lewis' re-
turn to the federation boded an end
to his reign of more than two decades,
emphasized he would remain as
president.
Dime Boxes
Due by Noon
Members of Stephens Cooperative
and Domm, Feiner, Wood, Cook, Far-
ley, Martin, Mayne, Chapman, Gor-
man, Kimpton, Neutz, and Wester-
man League Houses should turn their

dime boxes for the National
Foundation of Infantile Paralysis
drive in at the social Directors office
at the League by noon today, Janet
Young announced.
All fraternity collection boxes
should be given to George Spaulding
at the Student Offices in the Union
by noon today.
There is still time for coeds to sign
in the Undergraduate Office of the
League to secure passes to local thea-
tres by passing collection boxes tc
augment funds for the thirteenth an-
nual March of Dimes.

Busy Day!
Michigan sports fans are in for
a busy Saturday if they hope to
see the three events scheduled for
this afternoon and evening.
Matt Mann will send his swim-
mers against Purdue at 3 p.m.
today in the Sports Building
Pool. The basketball team. will play
Ohio State at 7:30 p.m. today at
the Field House. The wrestling
team meets Purdue in the Field
House immediately after the bas-
ketball game.
The hockey team plays again at
Toronto.
CLA Officers
To Be Elected
Group Will Consider
Student Government
Election of officers for the spring
term will head the agendaat a meet-
ing of the Committee for Liberal Ac-
tion at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Un-
ion.
Reports from the local and state,
national and international, program
and student government committees,
outlining their activities for the next
term, will also be given. Sponsors for
the organization which has been ap-
proved by the Student Affairs Com-
mittee will be selected at this meet-
ing.
A continuation of the recent PEPC
campaign will be considered by the
group. This meeting is open to all
students, including servicemen and
veterans, interested in action on pro-
gressive Congregational legislation,
as well as local and campus issues.
Cinema League
Will Present

Buckeye Five
Given Edge in
Big Ten Contest
By HANK KEISER
Gunning for its fourth Conference
victory of the season, Michigan's bas-
ketball squad will battle it out with
a visiting Ohio State quintet at 7:30
p.m. today on the floor of Yost Field
House.
A large crowd is expected to witness
the Wolverines' bid to boost their av-
erage to .500 in Big Ten play by reg-
istering a needed win, thus matching*
their four losses to date.
Buckeyes Rated Top Crew
Ohio State is heavily favored by
sports experts. The Buckeye aggrega-
tion has just been rated the top in-
tercollegiate cage crew in the country
by one of the nation's leading sports-
casting agencies.
Loss of sparkplug Arnie "Stilts"
Risen doesn't seem to have hampered
the Scarlet and Grey scoring punch
overly much, as lanky Jack Under-
man is ably filling the shoes of the
stellar center. Underman has aver-
aged 12.5 points per game in Confer-
ence competition. He has racked up
50 points in the five matches in which
he's played.
Boast Four Lettermen
In addition, Buckeye mentor Har-
old G. Olsen, who is now in his 24th
year as OSU cage coach, boasts a
squad anchored by four lettermen,
Warren Amling, Bob Bowen, Paul
See QUINTET, page 3
MYDA Seeks
Aid for FEPC

CIo Meatpackers Revolt Against
Seizure of Plants by Government;
Moon Contact Is Oening Step
U.S. Is Accused A AOAMCSATKA
SAKHALIN
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Diouble-Cross'Pcii Is Predicted
HOKKAIDO Pocific A URO
Union Action Affects JAAN Ocean Possibilities of Life
193,000 Members JAPAN To Be Investigated
By The Associated Press Atomic Bomb By The Associated Press
CHICAGO, Jan. 25 - The CIO- Test AgaiWASHINGTON, Jan. 25 - Man-
United Packinghouse Workers Union .NMIDWAY kinds success in establishing radar
tossed a 193,000-member monkey- - lShips -'. HAWAIIAN contact with the moon was described
wrench into government machinery . B. IS. tonight as an "opening step" toward
today, deciding not to return to work . . solving the age-old question whether
when strike-bound meatpacking -, human life exists elsewhere than on
plants are seized at 12:01 a.m. to- WAKE Pearl *t earth.
morrow. MARIANAS Harbor This is the view of Ma. Gen. Har-
Final Decision JOHNSTON old McClelland, air communications
GUAM - -MARSHALL officer of the Air Forces, when quer-
Accusing President Truman of en- BIKINI.- S ied as to further possibilities grow-
gaging "in a strike-breaking action,''"g oAm n r
an announcement of the Union Na- ,'. :..-RUK . ingout of the Army Signal Corps
tional Wage Policy Committee action y announcement that it had achieved
trea byePisy.Cmmrktun ion resi-CAROLINE Is.PALMYRA several radar contacts with the moon
read by Lewis J. Clark, union presi- CAO-N -S since Jan. 10.
dent, also declared the seizure orderT ADMiRALTY. - ARAWA-seC
was "a complete double-cross" and e. ~~S- ~~ ~.~~ PHOENIX EQUATO aMcrselo ldar
the government was "giving the wor- * GS IS. . McClelland told a reporter
kers a raw deal." NE ."SOLOMONELLICE see no reason why, eventually,
Clark said the committee decision Iis a form of Morse code by radar could
46 ws "nanmous" H an othr uionnot be transmitted to some of the
was "unanimous." He and other union *celestial bodies about which conjec-
leaders said it was "final" because 1000 ture has been made that human life
the committee included "delegated oTNEWRA 1000S°TLueists.
representatives" of all 267 locals A%:TR9A AHEARIO(S Qxo
throughout the country. If sufficient power could be gene-
Seizure a 'Double-Cross' WHERE ATOM BOMB WILL BE TESTED ... pointers locate Bikini rated to get signals out through mil-
Atoll, in the Marshall Islands, where the effect of an atom bomb on lions of miles of space to reach the
directing workers to return at least warships will be tested this spring. Inset locates Bikini in relation to planets, itelligence could be simply
Stemporarily at old rates of pay, a other important islands in the Marshall group. transmitted by such signals.
"do - Life on Venus and Mars
union had received government as "And if intelligent human. life ex-
surance the order would contain pro-N fssbyntheahuhsial
U eS®could be answered. We ight even
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Travel Films
Two documentary films will be
shown by the Art Cinema League
at 8:30 p.m. tomorrow in the Lydia'
Mendelssohn Theatre.
"Night Mail," one of the many
films produced in Great Britain for
the purpose of dramatizing the pub-
lic services performed by the govern-
ment, is the story of the nightly
journey of the Postal Special from
London to Glasgow. In addition to
showing the role which government
plays in maintaining a complex sys-
tem of communication in the modern
world, the picture also furnishes doc-
umentation of British regional land-
scape and local speech.
"Baboona" was produced in 1935
by Osa and the late Martin Johnson,
describing their aerial safaari over
Central America. As "pioneers of the
unknown," this was their first trip
made by airplane, during which they
took unusual pictures of native
tribes, various jungle animals, and a
"village" of baboons.
Tickets go on sale today at the
Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre. All seats
are reserved.
Kerr Becomes British
Ambassador to U. S.
LONDON, Jan. 25-(P)-Sir Archi-
bald Clark Kerr will become the Brit-
ish Ambassador in Washington May
1, succeeding the Earl of Halifax, the
foreign office announced tonight.

Telegram Sent Asking
Ferguson's Support
Michigan Youth for Democratic
Action, which has been supporting
the FEPC campaign, has sent a tele-
gram to Sen. Homer Ferguson asking
him to fight the filibusters working
to defeat the FEPC, it was learned
yesterday.
MYDA hopes that other groups on
campus will also send telegrame. The
text of the message follows:
"Michigan Youth for Democratic
Action of the University of Michigan,
acting as a voice for many hundreds
of students who expressed themselves
in a recent campus poll, wishes to
get your assurance that you will fight
filibusters now working to defeat
FEPC. We feel that you will support
the Republican platform on this is-
sue."
Filipino Drive
To End Today7
Today ends the drive for funds to
aid the University of the Philippines.
Thus far, $1,082.39 has been col-
lected toward the $7,500 goal, but,
according to Barbara Stauffer, drive
chairman, many University resi-
dences have not yet turned in their
contributions. These should be given
to Frances Goodfellow at Lane Hall
today.
Women of Henderson House have
gone without desserts for a week in
order to use the sugar and butter
saved to make cookies, which will be
distributed to contributors to the
drive. They will be stationed Tuesday
on the Diagonal and in the League to
receive contributions.

recommend.
Maddy Lauds

Report on Lea
Am endment
Commenting on the House action
in reporting the Lea amendment to
the Federal Communications Act pre-
venting control of broadcasting by
coercive practices, Dr. Joseph Maddy
declared, "It indicates that Congress-
men are beginning to respond to the
public wrath at the unbridled des-
potism of Petrillo."
Ousted a week ago from the Am-
erican Federation of Musicians after
a 37-year membership, Dr. Maddy,
professor of radio education, suggest-
ed that letters should be sent to Con-
gressmen, expressing appreciation of
this move, and urging the passage of
the bill, H. R. 4737. He was tried by
the AFM national executive board
at a private hearing in Chicago on
the charge that he taught music at
Interlochen.
The bill, directly aimed at curtail-
ing the dictatorial tactics of AFM
President James C. Petrillo, was re-
ported out of committee for immed-
iate consideration by the House by a
14-5 vote.
Dr. Maddy will address the annual
conference of the Illinois Music Ed-
ucators Association Feb. 3 at North-
western University on the effect of
Petrillo's attempt to control music
education in America.
Union Dining
Room Reopens
To Be Used by Civilian
Members for Dinner
Closed to civilians for two and a
half years, the Union dining room re-
opened this week to Union members
and their guests.
Staffed by a complement of 16
waiters, asbcompared to the pre-war
norm of 50, the dining room is open
for dinner between 6 and 7:30 p.m.
Monday through Saturday.
At lunch time it still serves as an
officers mess for the military at-
tache group on campus and other of-
ficers residing in the Union. The din-
ing room remains closed to civilians
at noon.
Principal difficulty in reopening
the dining room to the campus was in
securing enough men to form an ef-

By The Associated Press
LANSING, Jan. 25 - Michigan
newspapermen attending the 78th
annual Michigan Press Association
convention here today were warned
by novelist Louis Bromfield that the
United States is on its way to be-
coming a third or fourth rate nation
through waste of its natural resourc-
es.
Bromfield told the 400 newsmen
that "in the sense of the drain
Final Budapest
String Concerts
To Be Today
The second and final concerts in
the Sixth Annual Chamber Music
Festival, featuring the Budapest
String Quartet, will be presented at
2:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. today in the
Rackham Lecture Hall.
Highlighting the afternoon pro-
gram with Mozart's "Quartet in F
major, K. 590," the Quartet will also
perform selections by Milhaud and
Schubert. The Dvorak "Quartet in
E-flat major" and compositions by
Piston and Beethoven will be heard
on the last of the three concerts.
Noted for their engagements in the
the Library of Congress, Washington,
D. C., a nationally recognized center
for chamber. music, the Budapest
Quartet has given 24 concerts each
season for the past five years.
Their extensive travels include sev-
eral trips to the East Indies, Aus-
tralia and New Zealand. A limited
number of tickets for the remaining
concerts will be sold in the lobby of
the Rackham Building preceding each
program.

upon the real wealth of the nation
lend-lease was the biggest, most
generous and disastrous contribut-
tion ever made by one nation to
war in the history of the world."
"The United States paid for the
war in the life blood of our economy,"
he declared, in" oil, 'in minerals, in
forests and worn-out agricultural
land. "Debts of money can be paid
off, easily enough under inflation,
but nothing can restore this nation
the real wealth of resources which
gives value to that money," he as-
serted.
Declaring that no country in his-
tory has ever destroyed its real wealth
-particularly forests and agricultural
land-as rapidly as the TUnited States,
the novelist said "American agricul-
ture is sick and the sickness pervades
the whole economy."
Diminishing production per acre
in the face of increased production
cost, a "kept" agriculture can be
expected, he explained, and the
only cure for the health of agri-
culture is better land use and prac-
tices which bring higher produc-
tion at lower cost.
"There are no surpluses of food,
only scarcities, wretched distribution
and trade barriers," he asserted, "in
a nation where at least 40 per cent
of the population suffers from mal-
nutrition and in a world where three
quarters of the population suffers
from the same tragic conditions."
Students who have purchased
the 1945 'Ensian are requested to
call for their copies before the end
of this semester at the Student
Publications Building. Any year-
books which are not claimed by
' March will be redistributed during
the spring semester.

Depleted by War -B lromfield

H. E. Burton, principal astronomer
of the U. S. Naval Observatory,
pointed out that conjectures have
been made that life exists on the
planets Mars and Venus. He declared
that Mars had. a thin enough atmos-
pheric envelope to admit passage of
radar signals if sufficient power were
generated to span the 35,000,000 miles
between the earth and Mars at their
closest point of proximity.
Moon-Steading
May Relieve
Home Shortage
WASHINGTON, Jan. 24 -(R)-
They laughed when R. L. Farnsworth
wrote the General Land Office for
information on homesteading the
moon.
But today . . .
Said Joel David Wolfsohn, assis-
tant land commissioner:
"Remarkable foresight. How do
they propose to get back from the
noon?"
Farnsworth Letter
Farnsworth's letter of November,
1944, came to mind when the Army
disclosed it had bounced a radar beam
off the moon. The Army added that
this increased the possibility of
"space ships".
If the explorer reaches the moon,
can the hardy homesteader ,be far
behind?
Farnsworth, of Glen Ellyn, Ill., and
president of the United States Rocket
Society, Inc., wrote a year ago:
"Many of our members write in
and ask how they can go about filing
a claim to land on the moon. This
may be a reality within a generation."
Pictures Homesteader
Wolfsohn gave this picture of the
moonstruck homesteader:
First he would have to go in per-
son and study a likely piece of land.
Then he would have to hustle to his
nearest land office (right now 'a mere
240,000 miles away) and file his
claim.
After that, he would have to give
some evidence that he wants to live
there.
His advice to "moon-steaders": Go
ahead and plant your tulips and rose
bushes on earth this spring. It'll
take a while for the General Land
Office to get ready for you.
Willow Run .Dorms
Now Available to 'U'

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BATTLE OF ATLANTIC:
Bachmann Develops Fast Way
Of Producing RDX Explosive
--

NEED FOR ACTION:
Germany Must Be Stabilized
To Insure Economic Recovery

Research in the University chemis-
try laboratories was an important
factor in winning the Battle of the
Atlantic.
Prof. Werner F. Bachmann of the
chemistry department developed a
faster and cheaper process of pro-
ducing RDX, the most powerful ex-
plosive known prior to the atomic
bomb. The process, worked out under
a National Defense Research Com-
mittee contract, permitted mass pro-

mann, but the results of the work
have been disclosed in the story of
the remarkable production records
achieved by the Holston works.
Faster Process Found
Scientists have known about RDX,
an explosive 50 per cent more effec-
tive than TNT, for 50 years. How-
ever, wartime needs made the tradi-
tional batch process, used by both the
British and Canadians in the early
daso nf the war, far too slow. The

CLEVELAND, Jan. 25, (P)-An un-
stable Germany would be a constant
drag on European economic recovery,
a Duke University economics profes-
sor declared today.
"Before anything like German ec-
onomic stability can be attained,
however low the standard of living
may be, the first necessity is to de-
cide whether there is going to a Ger-

troops over a long period is some de-
gree of economic stability. This does
not exist now nor is it likely to exist
until basic economic and political de-
cisions not yet made are arrived at by
the occupying powers.
Lawrence H. Seltzer, economics
professor at Wayne University, De-
troit, in a paper said the traditional
method of attacking inflation by
tightening credit and raising inter-

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