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S:1T tJl fi A , FEBRUT 1 RX Z, 1946


GM Meeting To Recess for
Dewey, Schwellenbach Parley

On Campus


Coed To Stage Pantomimes
For Play Production Comedy

By The Associated Press
DETROIT, Feb. 1-General Motors
Corp. and the CIO United Auto Work-
ers seeking a settlement of the two
and one-half months old strike in the
corporation's 96 plants recessed their
conferences this afternoon to permit
James F. Dewey, special mediator, to
return to Washington for a meeting
with Secretary Schwellenbach.
Issue of Wages
Dewey said the negotiations will be
resumed here on Monday, but did not
disclose what his discussions with the
Labor secretary would involve.
.The big issue of-wages-in-which
Board Confirms
N.ine Faculty
(Continued from Page 1)


of Literasture, Science, and the Arts;
Assistant Prof. Robert M. Thrall, of+
the Department. of Mathematics of
the College of Literature, Science,
and the Arts, effective March 1; and
Dr. George Hammond, assistant pro-
fessor of surgery in the section of
Orthopedic Surgery in the Medical
School; William H. Stubbins, in-
structor in wind instruments in the
School of Music; Henry D. Brown,.
assistant curator of the Michigan
Historical Collections, effective
March 1; Walter C. Sadler, professor
of civil engineering; and Jesse Or-
mondroyd, professor of engineering
Henry L. Kohler, assistant pro-
fessor of mechanica 1 engineering;
Franklin L. Everett, assistant pro-
fessor of engineering mechanics;
Alan S. Foust, assistant professor of
chemical engineering; Arvon L. Da-
vies, instructor in civil engineering;
and William C. Truckenmiller, in-
structor in metal processing, from
service in the Navy.
Those appointed by the Regents
yesterday are the following:
Dr. Robert Cooke Kimbrough, Jr.
as Assistant Prof. of Internal Med-
icine in the Medical School; Doug-
las Anderson Hayes, as instructor in
finance in the School of Business
Administration, effective March 4;
and Dr. James B. Griffin, curator of
archaeology in the Museum of An-
thropology, as director of the Mu-
seum of Anthropology, for a two-
year period starting Feb. 1, 1946. Dr.
Griffin has been the acting director
since the resignation of Dr. Carl
Dr. Benjamin Juliar as Health
Service Physician, effective Feb. 1;
Dr. Daniel Edwards Jenkins, instruc-
tor in the Department of Internal
Medicine, as acting head of the Tu-
berculosis Unit of the Department of
Internal Medicine through June 30,
to replace Dr. John B. Barnwell, ab-
sent on -leave; and Andrew B. White
as assistant professor of voice in the
School of Music, for the Spring
Dr. Edgar F. Westrum, Jr., and Dr.
Ralph L. Seifert as assistant profes-
sors of chemistry in the Department
of Chemistry. Both have been con-
nected for several years with the
Metallurgical Laboratory at the Uni-
versity of Chicago.
Wilbur K. Pierpont as one-half
time special assistant professor of
accounting in the School of Business
'U' Graduate Dies
Frank A. Stivers, president of the
Hoover Ball & Bearing Co. died in
St. Joseph's Hospital Thursday night
following a lengthy illness.
Stivers, who received his LLB de-
gree from the University in 1897, was
78 years old.

the company has offered a 13%/2 cents
an. hogr increase and the union has
asserted it will not accept less than
191/2 cents-was not discussed today,
the mVdiator said.
"The company," said Dewey, "is
taking the position that other mat-
ters of controversy ought to be taken
up before wages." The "other mat-
ters"involve a sharp difference re-
garding a maintenance-of-member-
ship clause in the new contract, job
transfers and activities of union stew-
ards. The company wants no union
membership maintenance stipulation
in the contract and the UAW-CIO
has insisted upon its inclusion.
Better Feeling
Dewey reported he noted a "better
feeling between the parties," at to-
day's conferences. The two earlier
essions reportedly had witnessed
sharp exchanges between the nego-
tiators, with both sides represented as
presenting a "tough" attitude on the
issues in dispute.
Absent from today's meeting was R.
J. Thomas, UAW-CIO president, at
the conclusion of yesterday's session
Thomas announcedhewould not re-
join the conferees "until there is
some indicatidh that GM wants to
settle tie strike."
There was no statement from Gen-
eral Motors, whose president, C. E.,
Wilson, thus far has remained away
frcm the negotiations.
Cooperation Needed
In Washington today Reconversion
Director John W. Snyder disclosed
that he had told Henry Ford II, presi-
dent of the Ford Motor Co., that
abandonment of price control now
would retard industrial development
"for years to come."
Ford. in a telegram this week had
suggested to Snyder that price con-
trols on automobile manufacturers
and their suppliers be removed.
Snyder wired Ford that price ceil-
ings had been established on the
basis of 1941 production volume and
"If on that basis your ceilings prove
inadequate, you will be entitled to an
'dju tment of your ceiling, prices."
To, avoid "the national disaster of
inflation," Snyder said, the adminis-
tration would need cooperation of
management, labor and the public "in
maintaining price controls and in
making them work."
Filipino Pupils
To Get Books
Teaghers from -the Ann Arbor grade
schools, in an endeavor to alleviate
the shortage of books in the Philip-
pines, are seeking contributions of
discarded library and school books
from their pupils.
The search has been prompted as a
result of a speech made before a
group of grade school teachers by
Major Fred Castro, who attended
J.A.G. school at the University and
who has recently returned from the
Philippines. Major Castro revealed to
the teachers the general dearth of
books and stated that history and
story books for boys, girls and adults
would be appreciated. Contributions
to date include a great surplus of
arithmetic books, which, while they
will be used, will not be able to be-
come part of the children's library
that they hope to start.
The books will be shipped in about
a month to the Manila YW.C.A. Ann
Arbor school children are urged to
bring in contributions to their teach-
Army Families Will Be .
Allowed To Go Overseas.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 1-(/P)-The
War Department announced tonight
that dependents of all ranks of Army
personnel will be permitted to join
them overseas, contingent upon the
necessary housing, food and medical
care being available for them.

Italy is a long way from home
when you're th youngest member of
any USO troop that has gone over-
seas and when some of your shows
are given within 2,000 yards of ac-
tual combat.
The University is also a long way
from home for Rosemary Myers, 20,
a former overseas USO entertainer,
who is enrolled as a sophomore in
the literary college.
It was in Hollywood, near her
California home, that she was
asked to join a Mediterranean-
bound USO troop. After spending
three months in New York, enter-
taining in New York and New Jer-
sey camps, the group with Rose-
-ary included, complete with reg-
ulation Armyinoculations and ex-
aminations, left for Africa, Sicily
and Italy in the spring of 1944.
After touring various places ina
Africa, such as Casablanca, French
Morocco. Tunisia and Bizerte, the
troupe went to Sicily, and from there
to Rome two days after the Germans
had deserted the town.
She sang at the Anzio beachhead
when it was still a beachhead.
Following the Fifth Army 100
miles by jeep, the girls played to
members of the 12th and 15th
Army Air Forces from the backs
of trucks or in outdoor theatres.
The troop averaged two one-hour
shows a day, and the only vacation
they had, she said, was a week on
the Isle of Capri, and "that was
"'A Bell for Adano' ", she remark-
ed, 'is an excellent portrayal of the
Italian people. It truthfully repre-
sents their attitude and action dur-
ing the war."
While overseas, and even while she
was touring eastern camps, the
troupe was under Army protection
and Army regulations, she explained.
Since she has come to the Uni-
versity, she said that several vet-
erans here have told her they
heard her sing %in Italy or Sicily.
Many of them remembered her as
a pin-up girl they had chosen.
Her brother, Terrell, is also at the

University, working for his PhD. de-
gree in organic chemistry. Accord-
ing to Rosemary, that is her princi-
pal reason for coming all the way
from Whittier, Calif. to attend
school here.
Lutherans Will
Hear Leaders
Two Lutheran student leaders will
be on campus this week-end as a
part of the United Lutheran Church
Board of Education's Christian Ser-
vice Institute program being con-1
ducted at various leading universities
and colleges.
Dr. Carolus P. Harry, for the past
23 years one of the secretaries of the
Board, and Miss Margaret Fry, pro-
fessor of sociology at Wagner Col-
lege (Staten Island, N.Y.), will speak
at a meeting of the Lutheran Stu-
dent Association at 5 p.m. tomorrow
in the Zion Lutheran Parish Hall.
They will remain in Ann Arbor
until Tuesday for personal inter-
views with students. Any member of
the National Lutheran Council may
arrange for an interview by calling
Rev. Henry O. Yoder at 7622.
stassen, Luce Will.
Help GM Families
NEW YORK, Feb. 1-(AP)-Harold
E. Stassen, former Governor of Min-
nesota, and Henry R. Luce, publisher
of Time, Life and Fortune magazines,
have joined the national committee
to aid families of General Motors
strikers, the committe has announc-
The commititee, which claims to be
impartial in a the dispute between
General Motors and striking mem-
bers of the CIO United Automobile
Workers, was, organized early this
month by a group of writers, politi-
cal leaders and clergymen.

CHILEAN RIOT VICTIMS-Victims of a bloody dash between police
and labor demonstrators lie in a street in Santiago, Chile, after the
battle stopped. Six persons lost their lives in the riot. (AP Wirephoto
via radio from Buenos Aires).
Former Pin-Up Girl Relates
Exp,'eiences in Overseas USO

Aiton Elected Chairman
Prof. Arthur S. Aiton of the his-
ory department was elected chair-
man of the Advisory Committee of
the Latin American Society at a
ommittee meeting Tuesday, Jan. 29
in the International Center.
Other members of this committee
include Dr. Hayward Keniston, dean
of the literary college, Dr. Esson M.
Gale, counselor to foreign students
and director of the International
Center, Prof. Frank O. Copley of the
Latin department and director of
admissions with advance standing
and Prof. Irving Leonard of the
Spanish department.
Spanish Movie Today ...
"Dona Barbara", Spanish film
with English subtitles, will be
shown for the last time at 8:30
p.m. today in the Lydia Mendel-
ssohn Theatre. The film is being
presented under the auspices of
the Art Cinema League and La
Sociedad Hispanica.
Hillel Circus Mixer . .
"A Night at the Circus" has been
chosen as the theme for the final
mixer to be held at 8:30 p.m. today at
B'nai B'rith Hillel Foundation.
Dancing, refreshments, games, and
entertainment will be features of the
Lane Hall Lunchieon1 . .
Cocmaraswamy's book on Hindu-
ism and Buddhism will be discussed
by Prof. James M. Plumer of the
fine arts department at a luncheon
to be held at 12:15 p.m. today at
Lane Hall.
All students interested are invit-
ed to attend.
Initiation To Be
Hfeld by Sphinx
Sphinx, Junior men's honorary so-
ciety, will initiate 12 new members at
7:30 p.m. tomorrow in the Union.
Foregoing the usual "hell week"
type of initiation, Sphinx will form-
ulate plans for rejuvenating the or-
ganization, according to Dick Fritz,
Fritz estimated that eight or more
active members, including several
veterans, are now on campus.
The following activities men will
be initiated:
Bob Callahan and Pete Elliot, foot-
ball; Val Johnson, Julian Wither-
spoon and Archie Parsons, track;
Jack Markward, basketball; Duncan
Noble, golf; Dick Cortwright, wrest-
ling; Heini Kessler, swimming; Dick
Roeder, Union; Hank Keiser, The
Daily, and Jack Gore, SOIC.
Fritz urged all Sphinx men on
campus, whether active or inactive,
to attend the meeting.
Release of Doctors
Sped by Point Cut
WASHINGTON, Feb. 1--)-The
War Department cut the discharge
points today to permit the progres-
sive release of an additional 7,000
doctors and dentists from the Army
by mid-summer.
Their place will be taken largely
by more than 5,000 young Medical
Reserve Officers who were called to
active duty last month from hospital
service as internes and resident phy-
Secretary of War Patterson said
the move was due partly to "the pub-
lic necessity for the return of doctors
and dentists to their communities."

Jeanne Parsons of Saline, Mich.
is staging the pantomime and ar-
ranging the choreography for at-
tendant dances in the dream fantasy,
"Beggar on Horseback," to be given
by Play Production of the Depart-
ment of Speech Feb. 7,. , and 9.
Jeanne will be remembered for her
dancing and dance arrangements in
"The Steadfast Tin Soldier," offered
by the Children's Theatre last year.
Genius Dreams
The Kaufman - Connelly comedy,
based on the fantastic images per-
ceived by a musical genius in his
dreams, has 15 scenes of pantomime,
music and dancing.
Neil McRae, unable to fulfill his
musical ambitions because of pov-
erty, decides to marry rich Gladys
lady and is haunted by the prospect
of his wedding. In his dreams of
the wedding he sees his bride's bou-
quet is of bank notes, her father
wears golf knickers to the formal
wedding and at the reception, when
Neil tries to play for the guests, the
music turns into jazz under his fin-
Comedy of 192's
Produced on Broadway in the early
twenties, the comedy has since been
a favorite in stock and on the road.
Performances will' be given at 8:30
p.m. each day of the showing in the
Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre with a
special matinee at 2:30 p.m. Feb. 9.
A special rate for students will be
offered for the Thursday evening
and Saturday matinee performances.
Tickets will go on gale at the theatre
box office Monday.
Williow Run Dorms
House 58 Veterans
Fifty-eight single veterans are now
living at Willow Village in the dormi-
tories recently allocated to the Uni-
versity by the FPHA, Mrs. Esther C.
Griffin, of the Dean of Students Of-
fice announced yesterday.
Letters and applications from. an
additional 200 veterans for space in
the dormitories are now on file, Mrs.
Griffin said.
Meanwhile, the Ann Arbor housing
survey revealed that new accommo-
dations for 150 are available in 101
residences. The survey was conducted
to find housing for returned veterans
and other students.
iBuy Victory Bonds!

Jeanne Parsons

U' Policy

" " "

(.Continued from Page 1)
The College's present probation
policy is as follows:
1. A student whose average grade
falls below 1.7 is automatically
placed on probation.
2. A student on probation who
earns an average grade of 2.0 or
better the following semester is au-
tomatically removed from proba-
3. If a student on probation fails
to receive at least an average of 2.0
the following semester, he is re-
quired to withdraw.
Dean Wells I. Bennett, of the Col-
lege of Arichitecture and Design, de-
clared the School was considering
changes in its present probation pol-
icy. The changes will be announced
"early next week," Dean Bennett said
Dean James B. Edmonson, of the
School of Education, said that
changes in the School's present pro-
bation policy will be considered at
the next meeting of the Administra-
tive Committee.
A survey of the renaining under-
graduate schools and colleges of the
University revealed that no other
changes in probation policy are be-
ing considered.


Continuous from 1 P.M.



Ending Today

SAT, FEB. 2, 1946 11:05-Kiddies Party 2:05-John Kirby
7:30-Sleepyhead Serenade 11:30-Farm &_Home Hour 2:15-Melody on Parade
11:55-Hit Tunes 3:00--News
8:00.-News I.n.) V M 17i R~

STUDENT would like a ride each
week Monday thru Saturday to and
from West Dearborn. Phone Dear-
born 0982.
time University employee. Garage
is desirable but not vital. Walter,
Phone 5539.
WANTED TO RENT: Apartment or
house, two 01 three bedrooms.
Three adults, one-year-old child.
W. J. Mason, 23-24-1.
WILL THE PERSON who walked off
with a navy blue overcoat from the
basement cloak room of the Law
Library Saturday afternoon return
same. Your old greenish-blue over-
coat is still there. No questions
LOST : Of course it was picked up by
accident--little round brown purse
left on Greyhound bus stalled at
Stadium and Packard 10:00 p.m.
Sunday. Reward. Please return.
Lucille Waldorf 2-2591..
LOST: Simulated pearls Tuesday eve-
ning in or near State Theatre. Call
3582 days and 7292 evenings. Re-
DOES ANYONE want a slave for
life? Just call Janet. 8377, and say
you found her silver Gruen watch,
lost on campus Monday.

LOST: "Eng. Materials" by White,
lecture notebook with return ad-
dress on cover. Rewayd!
LOST: Young female collie dog with
collar. Reddish tan, no white. Sun-
day night. Call 8079 - Buell.
LOST: Brown leather wallet, ident
card and $21.00. Reward. Contact
Rosemarie Young, 2-4561.
LOST: Red billfold on campus.
Finder please return identification
to Edna Lofstedt 1520 S. Univer-
sity. Phone 22569.
FOUND: Fountain pen on diagonal.
Will be returned upon identifica-
tion. Call 7438 between 10-12 p.m.
FOR SALE: New Army officers' field
jacket. Never worn. Button-in lin-
ing. Size 38. Regular and other of-
ficer's clothing. Phone 3524.
apartment on first floor; second
floor now rented at $60 per month;
large lot; fine location.
10-ROOMS on Geddes Avenue; one
block to campus.
6-ROOM BRICK beyond city limits;
Southeast section; excellent condi-
For additional information call eve-
nings, DeVries 3670; Heger 23702.
604 Wolverine Building
PHONE 2-3249


Starting Wednesday
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Coming, Sunday



8:15-Wake Up and Live
8:25-Outdoor Brevities
8:30-Musical Revelle
8 :55-News
9:00_1.Music Box
9:30-Popular Music
9:45-Moments of Melodies
10:05-Hawaiian Moods
10:30-Broadway Melodies
10:40-Community Calendar
10:45-Waltz Time

12:15-Jesse Crawford
12:20-Spike Jomc
12:30-Along the SpOrtA
12:45-Man on the rct
1:05-Salon Music
1:10-Organ Music (PQp.)
1:15-Front Page Drama
1:30-Tin Pan Alley Goes
To Town
1:45--World of Song

3::)-vincent uoss j
3:15-Bob Crosby
3:30--Latin American Music
3:40--I1; Actually Happened
3:45-Trade Winds Tavern
4:15-Let's Dance
4:30-Eventide Echoes
5:15-Mystery Melodies
5:30-Little Show
5:45-Spotlight On The






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