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VOL. LVI, No. 62 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, SUNDAY, JANUARY 27, 1946

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Cagers Upset OSU

Basketball Squad
Triumphs, 62-46

C;
Toronto Nets Five
In Third Period

By BERNIE MEISLIN
Ohio State's vauntedfquintet went
down to stunning defeat before a
fighting Wolverine cage crew last
night to the tune of 62-46 on the
floor of Yost Field House.
The Buckeyes were never in the
lead and managed to tie the score
only once in the game on an initial
exchange of free throws in the open-
ing minutes of the contest.
Neither team lacked scoring oppor-
tunities in th'e first minutes of play.
Buckeyes Ray Snyder and Jack Un-
derman failed to make good on shots
from the pivot. Michigan Capt. Dave
Strack started the Wolverines on
their way with a free throw. A mo-
Michigan's all-freshman 400-
yard relay squad broke the Nation-
al Collegiate freshman record yes-
terday afternoon at the Sports
Building as the swimmers tramp-
led Purdue's natators 49-32, taking
seven of nine firsts -
For details, see 400-YARD, p.. 7.

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ment later Paul Huston knotted the
count on another gift shot. From
then on Michigan was never headed.
In quick succession Glen Selbo, Bob
Harrison, and Strack scored to run
the count to 7-1. 1
Favored OSU threatened only once
in the. game as Bennie Oosterbaan's
charges outfought and outshot their
rivals. The Wolverines ran up a six,
eight, and finally a ten-point lead
See QUINTET, page 7
Phili pine Fund
Drive Closes
Short of Goal
With many unit contributions still
outstanding, the Philippine fund
drive drew to a close yesterday net-
ting only $1,659.59 of the $7,500 goal.
A $474 contribution from the Con-
gregational Disciples Guild took top
honors for guild house donations, and
Martha Cook's $146 contribution
ranked highest among independent
residences. Largest offering among
affiliated groups was Zeta Beta Tau's
$65.50.
Although the drive has officially
ended, both individual and unit con-
tributions may still be turned in to
Frances Goodfellow at Lane Hall.
Donations may also be made Tues-
day to women of Henderson House
who will be stationed at the Diagonal
and in the League. Going without
dessert for a week, the girls have
made cookies which they will give all
contributors.
Instructors To
Work in Japan
Nine Japanese-American instruc-
tors from the Army Japanese Lan-
guage school will leave soon for Japan
where they will join six other in-
structors from the school as civilian
employees of the U.S. War Depart-
ment.
The 15 men who will censor civilian
nail and later, cable communications,
will replace many of their former
American pupils. They were given
the posts at their own request.
The nine who will leave within a
few weeks are Saikichi Shirasawa,
Shigeru S. Nagata, Albert S. Kosa-
kura, Take6 Tada, Frank E. Kagi-
wada, Kinji Kanno, Robert T. Ono,
Yuji F. Nakamura, and Robert T. En-
do. They w4ll join Eddie T. Inouye, J.
K. Sand, Arthur Y. Fujiwara, Tomoo
Ogita, Nisuke Mitsum'ori, and Takeshi
Tabata, already in Japan.
Squad to Debate on
Far Eastern Issues
Members of the Varsity Debate
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By DES HIOWARTH
Special to The Daily
TORONTO, Jan. 26-Unleashing a
five-goal assault in the final period,
the University of Toronto hockey
team came from behind to hand
Michigan's sextet its second straight
defeat, 7-5, today at the Varsity
Arena.
Until the Blue's whirlwind finale,
Cocha Vic Heyliger's pucksters had
things all their own way. They piled
up a four-goal advantage during the
first two periods and completely
smothered the Toronto attack with
a. great defensive exhibition. Jack
MacInnes was outstanding in the
Maize and Blue net.
Score Five Goals
Then the roof caved in. Led by
Wally Halder and Bill Kosick, the
Blues poured five goals through Mac-
Innes and the tiring Wolverine de-
fense while checking Heyliger's men
with a lone marker. For the second
time in as many nights, Haider again
sparked the Toronto attack with
three goals, two of them unassisted.
Wall Grant spearheaded the Mich-
igan scoring with a pair of tallies
while Al Renfrew chipped in with
three assists. Gordie MacMillan and
Captain Connie Hill each contributed
a goal and an assist to the Wolverine
total and Bill Jacobson accounted for
the other tally.
Jacobson Stars
Jacobson started things off for the
Wolverines in the first stanza, scoring
on a pass play from Renfrew at 3:33.
It was 10 minutes before the Maize
and Blue could add a second marker,
Hill then taking another of Renfrew's
>asses and rifling the puck past the
Toronto goalie from just inside the
home team's blue line.
That was all Michigan could do in
the initial period but Grant kept up
the hot pace for Heyliger's crew after
the intermission by firing a pair of
see HOCKEY, page 6
March of Dimes
Ends Thursday
House Boxes To Be
Turned in Tomorrow
The thirteenth annual March of
Dimes being conducted nation-wide
by the National Foundation of In-
fantile Paralysis will close Thursday.
All dime boxes which have not been
returned by League and fraternity
houses should be turned in by 4:00
p.m. tomorrow at the Social Director's
office in the League or at the Stu-
dent Offices in the Union.
Coeds should sign in the Under-
graduate Office at the League to se-
cure passes for distributing collection
boxes in the local theatres for the
campaign. Women are needed for
3:45 p.m., 7:15 p.m., 3:25 p.m., and
7:30 p.m. tomorrow through Satur-
day.
Funds collected in the drive will be
used to help those afflicted with the
disease and to further medical re-
search.

'T' Dorsey
Will Swing
For I-Hop
Application Forms
Will Be Available
Tommy Dorsey and his orchestra,
the top-flight band of the country,
has been signed for J-Hop.
Proceeds frbm the Hop, which is
scheduled from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Fri-
day, March 8, at the Intramural
Building, will be donated to the Uni-
versity of the Philippines and the
American Red Cross.
Application blanks for tickets will
be available at the Travel Desk of the
Union by the end of this week, ac-
cording to George Spaulding, ticket
chairman. Applications will be open
for two days and students should
bring Identification Cards when ap-
plying for tickets. Tickets will be al-
lotted on the basis of the number of
applications. Juniors will receive
first consideration, then seniors, then
underclassmen. A stamped self-ad-
dressed envelope should be turned in
with all applications and tickets will
be mailed out.
Postponement of the Hop from the
traditional between-semesters datehof
March 1, was decided upon by the
Hop Committee when it was found
that Tommy Dorsey could be ob-
tained on March 8.
Dances at the League, Union, and
fraternities will be approved for Sat-
urday, March 9, according to Joseph
A. Bursley, Dean of Students.
JGP Will Be
Presented 2nd
Week in March
"There's Room for All" the long-
awaited 1946 Junior Girls Play, will be
presented March 14, 15 and 16 at the
Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre of the
League.
Written, directed and produced
solely by Junior women, the play has
been given the go-ahead for rehearsal
by Miss Ethel A. McCormick, social
director of the League. A theme,
familiar to all University students,
will be given a new twist in the musi-
cal production, and all songs and
dance routines will be original.
Senior Night will be the occasion
of the first performance and senior
women are invited to attend without
charge. Subsequent public perform-
ances will depend on the success of
the first performance, according to
Carolyn Daley, chairman of the play.
The script, which was written by
Miss Daley, Jean Raine, director of
the play, Beatrice Crowley, Lois
Kelso, Jan Carter and Barbara Brady,
assisted and advised by Marcia Well-
man, author of last year's play, will
be complete today. The first read-
ing of the script by the dramatic cast
is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. today in
the League.
Dancing rehearsals will start this
week. Definite time and place will be
announced in The Daily. Music and
lyrics are not yet complete, but song
See JGP, Page 5
GARG MEETING
All literary staff members are
requested to meet at 4 p.m. Mon-
day in the Garg office.

MEAT CZAR, AIDES LEAVE FOR CHICAGO - Meat Czar Gayle G. Armstrong, (center) the government's
agent in pending seizure of meat plants, stands besid e plane in Washington which he flew to Chicago with
Robert H. Shields, (left) solicitor for department of agriculture, and Ralph S. Trigg, assistant to Armstrong,
who is deputy administrator, production and marketing administration.

CIO Meat Workers l ay
End Walkout Tomorrow

WORLD POLITICS:

By The Associated Press
CHICAGO, Jan. 26-Union action
today gave promise that a labor force
of 248,000 AFL and CIO workers ont
strike in the meat packing industry
since Jan. 16 would be back on the
job Monday, working for Uncle Sam.r
Twelve hours after the Govern-x
ment took possession of strikebound
plants the CIO-United Packinghouse
Workers Union leadership urged its
193,000 members to return to work
Monday, reversing its decision yes-
terday not to go back. However, the
CIO did not call off its strike but or-
dered pickets withdrawn at 5 p.m. to-
day.
Ready To ReturnX
Prior to the seizure the AFL-Amal-
gamated Meat Cutters and Butcher1
Workmen's Union directed its 55,000
striking members to go to work for
the government and today Patrick E.
Gorman, secretary-treasurer, said
they had returned or were ready to
return.
Management of the seized proper-
ties pledged cooperation to Gayle G.
Armstrong, government representa-f
tive of President Truman and Secre-
tary of Agriculture Anderson.
A spokesman for Armstrong said
livestock could be started into pack-
ing plants over the weekend and "by
Monday we should have a good vol-
ume of operation, but not nearly 100
per cent."
Fact-finders
Meantime, a fact-finding panel
working all week in Chicago on the
meat strike controversy finished its
hearings. Its chairman, Dr. Edwin
E. Witte of the University of Wis-
consin, said the panel had gathered
Students Urge
Congressional
Action on FEPC
Five more student organizations
joined the campaign to get the FEPC
bill through Congress yeserday, when
they sent telegrams to congressmen
and senators urging action.1
AVC, through Chairman Vic Baum,
telegraphed Sen. Dennis Chavez, New
Mexico Democrat who introduced the
FEPC bill, commending him on his
efforts to break the current Senate
filibuster.
IRA sent a telegram to Sen. Wayne
Morse commending his move for 24-
hour Senate sessions to break the fili-
buster. CLA, through Wayne Saari,
wired Sen. Homer Ferguson, local
Congressman Earl C. Michener and
others, asking their support of the
bill. Hillel sent telegrams to Ferguson
and Michener, and SOIC also contac-
,ed Ferguson.
MYDA telegraphed Ferguson Fri-
day.
Jack Gore of SOIC emphasized the
necessity for more public action put-
ting pressure on congressmen to sign
the discharge petition for the FEPC
bill in the House and to break the
Senate filibuster.

"a great deal of valuable information.
in the shortest possible time" and be-
lieved it could "reach a conclusion in
the shortest possible time."
The other members are Judge Ray-
mond W. Starr of the Michigan Su-
preme Court and Clark Kerr of the
University of California.
Anderson's Telegram1
A telegram from Secretary Ander-
son to the leaders of both AFL and
CIO unions played a key role in the
CIO reversal of action. In it Ander-
son assured the unions that he would
"immediately apply" for approval of
any wage increases the fact-finding
panel might recommend.
Use Taxes as
Guard Against
Inflation - Ruml
CLEVELAND, Jan. 26-(P)-Fed-
eral taxation should block inflation
by maintaining the purchasing power
of the dollar, Beardsley Ruml, au-
thor of the Ruml "Pay-As-You-Go"
income tax plan, today told a joint
conference of the American Economic
and American Finance associations.
"Taxes should be high enough to
protect the stability of our currency,
and no higher-or, putting it another
way, as low as they possibly can be
without putting the value of ,our
money in danger of inflation," he de-
clared.
The economist appealed for elimi-
nationof taxes on consumption "ex-
cept when these are'imposed for reg-
ulatory purposes," and abolition of
corporation income taxes.
Ruml urged adoption of a "simple
and understandable" tax system ac-
companied by regulatory measures
"so that the corporate form of doing
business will not be used as a device
to avoid payment of individual in-
come taxes or as a means of building
up unneeded and unused corporate
surpluses, or to secure tax advan-
tages over unincorporated busi-
nesses."
Dr. Alfred G. Buehler of the Uni-
versity of Pennsylvania told the con-
ference corporate and individual in-
come taxes should be moderated "as'
they apply to the income of small
business."

18 to 18'- Cent

Russia Accused
By Iran; Claims
Kurile Islands
France Gets Pledge
Of Economic Reform
By The Associated Press
LONDON, Jan. 26-Iran's delega-
tion to the United Nations assered
in a new note to the Security Coun-
cil tonight that Soviet interference in
Iran's affairs "can be fully proved."
The new note, dated Jan. 26, was
disclosed shortly after Premier Ahmed
Qavam Es Saltaneh, a long-time
friend of Russia, was elected new
premier of Iran. Ahmed Qavan an-
nounced he would seek direct nego-
tiations with Russia on the dispute
with the Soviet Union, giving rise to
speculation that his government may
withdraw or defer action on the
complaint put before the Security
Council.
Russia Claims Jap Islands,
LONDON, Jan. 26-(P)-The Mos-I
cow radio said tonight that the Unit-
ed States and Great Britain had
promised Russia the Kurile Island of
Northern Japan under the terms of
the Yalta agreement.
Japs Bid for Fishing-...
TOKYO, Jan. 26 - (P) - Van-
quished Japan, having lost her
mighty war fleets and her globe-
girdling merchant marine, has
been maneuvering to regain at
least her fishing empire in the Pa-
cific.
In pursuance of this policy, Al-
lied headquarters disclosed today,
Japanese government and fishery
officials have carried on a syste-
matic campaign to break out of the
restricted fishing areas assigned to
the Nipponese since surrender and-
to resume their exploitation of dis-
tant waters.
Gouin Forms Cabinet.. .
PARIS, Jan. 26 - (RP) - France's
week-long government crisis ended
formally tonight when Interim Presi-
dent Felix Gouin announced forma-
tion of a three-party, Socialist-domi-
nated coalition cabinet pledged to
drastic financial reforms. The cabi-
net will hold its first session tomor-
row.

Raise Granted
Auto Workers
CIO.Demands GM
Officials Go Higher
By The Associated Press
DETROIT, Jan. 26 - The CIO
United Automobile Workers Union
settled its wage disputes today with
the Ford Motor Co. and Chrysler
Corp. at approximately half the
originally demanded 30 per cent in-
crease.
Close on the heels of an agree-
ment between Ford and the UAW-
CIO providing for an 18 cents an
hour (15.1 per cent) increase,
Chrysler and the union announced
their dispute had been settled on
the basis of an 18 cents an hour
(16.2 per cent) increase.
Approximately 100,000 Ford work-
ers participate in the increase which
brings their average wage to $L37
an hour; 48,000 production and
hourly-rated employes share in the
rise in Chrysler wages, which will
average $1.32 1/2an hour.
The increases add approximately
$39,000,000 annually to the Ford pay-
roll and $18,000,000 a year to Chrys-
ler wages.
The increases granted by Ford
and Chrysler are not expected to
have any effect on new auto prices
recently set by the Office of Price
Administration.
A Ford spokesman said no requests
for upward adjustment of auto prices
would be sought, while Chrysler of-
ficials declined formal comment.
The new wage scale leaves Ford's
average hourly wage 4/2 cents an
hour higher than Chrysler, while un-
der the old pay levels Ford paid five
cents an hour more.
Announcement of the settlements
brought no immediate comment from
General Motors officials, whose 175,-
000 production workers have been on
strike since Nov. 21.
In Washington, however, R. J.
Thomas and Walter P. Reuther,
UAW-CIO president and vice-pres-
ident, respectively, announced the
union would expect more from GM
than was obtained in the Ford set-
tlement. "GM will have to go
higher," said Thomas, "because its
present rates are lower than
Ford's."
The General Motors average now is
$1.13.
Said Reuther: "We will not settle
with GM for less than 191/2 cents."
Both the Ford and Chrysler agree-
ments must be submitted to the work-
ers for ratification. Effective date of
the Ford agreement was left to fur-
ther discussions. The Chrysler con'-
tract, effective tday, will run until
Feb. 15, 1947.
Strikers Will
Return to Workd

'U' ASTRONOMER SAYS:
Rocket Travel to Moon Out
For UnpredictableMillineum

By MARSHALL WALLACE,
Squelching would-be Buck Rogers'
with unromantic scientific probabil-
ity, Associate Professor of Astronomy
Allan D. Maxwell, longtime member
of the University Observatory staff,
yesterday deprecated the possibility
of using radar to the moon for any-
thing more exciting than accurately
measuring astronomical distances.
Acknowledging that the recent
radar contact with the moon is un-
questionably a "tremendous accom-
plishment," Prof. Maxwell cautioned
the public against "bazaare specula-
tion" on the immediate possibilities
of the achievement.
llrlic is +h fr- ra ,,ri ri ,in

determine with greater accuracy the
exact distance of the moon from the
earth at any specific time.
"Man already has as accurate a
picture of the moon, down to its very
detail, as could be desired, these maps
having been drawn through telescopic
inspection of its surface conditions."
The successful transmission of
such radar waves to the other plan-
ets encounters tremendous obstacles,
Prof. Maxwell said. The nearest
planet to the Earth is Venus, 108
times as far from us as the moon. It
would require an electrical impulse
ten million times as strong as that
used to contact the moon to send a

WELCOME NEWS:
Vet Education Needs Will Get
Top Priority in Legislature

At Hoover Plant
The 12-week-old Hoover Ball and
Bearing Co. strike will end at 7 a.m.
tomorrow when 175 of the 500 men
involved return to work with "nearly
everything we asked for" in their
back pockets.
The remainder of the Hoover unit
of Local No. 38, UAW-CIO, which
signed a compromise contract with
the company yesterday, will return to
work Wednesday after the plant is
restored to running order.
An 18 cent pay rise was granted
the union. One week vacation for all
workers with 48 hours vacation pay
for men of one year seniority and 96
hours pay for men of at least five
years seniority has been authorized.
The Hoover plant will have a modi-
fied union shop, with union mem-
bership encouraged by the company,
but non-compulsory.
Both the day and night shifts of
the Trucker, Sweeper and Cleaner
departments will report tomorrow,
with members of the Header depart-
ment, tie-rail packers, inspectors, and
See HOOVER, Page 2
. ~ *
Union and Railroads
Agree to Arbitrate
CHICAGO, Jan. 26--()-The na-

LANSING, Jan. 26 - (P) - Educa-
tional needs of Michigan veterans
will get top priority for consideration
at the forthcoming special session of
the legislature, Gov. Kelly told ap-
proximately 400 newspapermen from
all over the state, attending the 78th
annual ,Michigan Press Association
convention here today.
Answering miqetions of the news

ditions at the state's colleges and
universities. Kelly said that by next
fall, the Michigan educational insti-
tutions would have to accommodate
from 18,000 to 21,000 Michigan veter-
ans.
"They cannot do this without state
appropriations for buildings," Kelly
asserted. "There is no investment for

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