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VOL. LVI, No. 102. ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, SUNDAY, MARCH 31, 1946
PRICE FIVE CENTS
By Vet Conference
Michigan Student Veterans Conference
Sets 'Full United Effort' as Purpose
A constitution was drafted and ap_ 4>-
proved for the Michigan Students
Veterans Conference when 46 repre-
sentatives from 15 1viv'igan colleges
met here yesterday for the third con-
Each article of the proposed con-
stitution was discussed by the entire
Conference yesterday before the final
draft was approved. Copies of the
first draft of the constitution, written
at the second conference two weeks
ago, were mailed to all Michigan col-
leges for approval or criticism and
the final constitution was derived
from the first draft.
The Purposes and Objectives
The purpose and objective of the
Michigan Student Veterans Confer-
ence expressed in the Constitution
are "to put forth full united effort in
general behalf of all veterans, their
families and dependents of the de-
ceased veterans. To maintain an or-
ganization, to secure just and hon-
orable rights, privileges, legislation,
administration, and judicial action in
Conference Is Warned
Of Peril in Unconcern
Lashing out at the hypocrisy, the
provincialism, the training in the art
of 'getting by'" which he has found
fostered on American campuses Har-
old A. Ehrensperger, leader of the
conference on religious journalism
held at Lane Hall yesterday, warned
that colleges are not fulfilling their
functions as "laboratories of living."
The majority of teachers, he said,
teach only the basic facts of chem-
istry or sociology-because that i
their business. He pointed out that
neither training in how to use
facts or motivation for life proc-
esses are found in classes, and went
on to say that for the most part
this need is not filled in the "sel-
fish life of organizations" or by
To discussions led by Prof. Ernest
J. Chave of the University of Chi-
cago, Prof. John L. Brumm of the
journalism department and Franklin
H. Littell, director of Lane Hall, he
added that the result is that students
do as little thinking as possible, pre-
ferring not to become aware of prob-
lems that exist all around them.
Ehrensperger is the editor of
"motive," a college student maga-
zine which attempts to arouse stu-
dent concern with discussions of
problems by students and by such
writers as Lillian Smith, John Fos-
ter Dulles and Eleanor Roosevelt.
He complimented "Insight" for its
attacks on lethargy.
Concluding with the admonition
that college life must provide train-
ing for community life, Ehrensperger
said that he could hold out little hope
for the country unless it does.
To Be Curbed
Bowles Cites Move
As Inflation Menace
WASHINGTON, March 30 -(P)-
The House Banking Committee
wound up its hearings on OPA to-
day with members predicting freely
that the price agency will be shorn
of some powers.
They expressed this opinion in the
face of assertions yesterday from Ec-
onomic Stabilizer Chester Bowles
and other administration officials
that such action might "make it im-
possible" to curb inflation.
Must Prevent Inflation
Bowles told the House Banking
Committee today that if price con-
trol were not continued beyond June
30, its scheduled expiration date, it
might become impossible to prevent
"If uncertainty develops about the
passage of the Act, or if it is gen-
erally anticipated that our legisla-
tive powers will be broadly weakened
-then production will be sharply
slowed down and this present opti-
mistic outlook will be reversed," he
Might Boost Production
ArimP of te+Ia i tnrle nfnsees wt
behalf of all such persons, and to
promote and assist in the develop-
ment and expansion of education
and other privileges, and aid in es-
tablishing and securing the blessings
of Liberty and a permanent world
peace, all within the due bounds of
true allegiance to the United States
of America, its constitution and
Living Costs On Agenda
The next meeting of the Conference
will be held at Kalamazoo College,
Kalamazoo, Michigan on May 4 when
all the delegates and others will be
present. Housing-and the cost of liv-
ing for veterans at various Michigan
colleges will be the problems dis-
cussed at this next meeting.
To Open Friday
To meet the demands of students
for additional weekend recreational
facilities the League and the Veter-
ans Organization will jointly sponsor
the "Campus ,Casbah" Night Club
every Friday and Saturday nights in
the League ballroom.
The Night Club will open Friday
and Saturday for the first time and
will feature an all student veteran
orchestra in addition to a 30 minute
floorshow, Betty Vaughn, League
The ballroom will have small tables
around the dance floor and will have
appropriate decorations, Max Kogen,
VO chairman claimed. Cokes will be
served during the evening.
Walt Klee will serve as master of
ceremonies at the Night Club and
the floor show this weekend will fea-
ture a singer, a dance team, and
boogie woogie player.
"Campus Casbah" will serve as an
additional place for students to
dance on the weekends. The tickets
will be $1 a couple and 50c for stags.
Ident cards must be presented at the
time of purchase, the committee said.
Bases in Iraq
To Be Settled
AGHDAD, March 30-(MP-Pr ince
Regent Abdul Illah said today that
the question of British Military bases
in Iraq would be discussed when ne-
gotiations begin for revision of the
Anglo-Iraq treaty of 1930.
The Regent said he did not antici-
pate any Kurdish uprisings in Iraq
"since the Iraq Kurds have received
much better treatment than the
Kurds in other countries. Practically
every official in our Kurdish districts
is a Kurd. As a matter of fact, some
20 per cent of the Iraq officials in our
southern provinces also are Kurds."
Seattle Gets Vaccine
Points for Smallpox
SEATTLE, Wash., l iarh 30-(I)-
A shipment of 125,000 smallpox vac-
cine points arrived today as city of-
ficials planned to step up their vac-
cination program which already has
reached a rate of 15,000 persons a
On Monday the city's fire stations
will be manned with doctors and at-
tendants and efforts will b made to
reach 50,000 vaccinations daily.
Light Vote Is Indicated
For Ann Arbor Election
A light vote is indicated for to-
morrow's election of one alderman
and one supervisor from each ward
in Ann Arbor.
The polls will be open from 7 a.m.
to 8 p.m. Most of the candidates are
Bid by 18
Pledging To Begin
Today at Houses
Ending the formal rushing season
for 1946, 315 women have received
bids to join sororities.
Pledging will be held at 3 p.m. to-
day. Every woman is bound to the
house to which she has been bid.
Alpha Chi Omega: Gloria Baron,
Margaret Burton, Melody Damon,
Jane Gordon, Lois Jean Hall, Patri-
cia Hall, Dorothy Hart, Jean Lind-
bloom, Joan Marquardt, Patricia
Shields, and Elizabeth Rettew.
Alpha Delta Pi: Ellajean Allard,
Edith Louise Barnett, Barbara June
Beadle, Anne Virginia Blazier, Wil-
helmina Brandt, Mary Ann Cabral,
Betty Carlson, Joy E. Cochran, Anna
Jean Collins, Louise Mary Cunning-
ham, Carolyn Jane Daugherty, Mary
Jane Fraser, Elizabeth Grathwohl,
Mary Carolyn Halpin, Nancy Hatha-
way, Marjory Hilsinger, Lois May-
cock, Patricia Murrin, Margaret Ovitt,,
Mary Catherine Peters, Joyce Pom-
eroy, Elaine Reuhl, Marjorie Riggs,j
Martha Jean Rollins, Beverly Jane
Rowan, Helen Schlotter, Virginia
Seput, Mary Jane Stephans, Cather-
ine Tillotson, and Dorothea Wallace.
Alpha Gamma Delta: Peggy Buc-
ingham, Mary Jeanne Burton, D.1
Bernice Calkins, Mary Alice Cheney,j
Zina Costa, Harriet Falls, Corrinet
Firth, Mary Frances Foley, Helene1
Keller, Barbara A. Kelso, Shirley Lois
Meyer, Ruth K. Mollnow, Nancy
Reekie,. Lucille Saxman, .Virginia
(Cont. on Page 6)
In Iran Called
TEHRAN, March 29 -G'P)-Princei
Mozaffar Firouz declared tonight7
that Premier Ahmed Qavam "is sat-;
isfied with Russian evacuation prog-
ress but is anxious for Iran to be
free of foreign troops as soon as
possible," and said some of the Iran-
ian ambassador's statements to the
Security Council were "exaggerated."
Firouz, telling foreign newsmen
that he was speaking "in my official
capacity as representative . of the
prime minister," said Ambassador
Hussein Ala had "acted according to
his duty" in again filing the Iran-
ian case with the Security Council.
Meanwhile Soviet troops by the
thousands, afoot, in trucks and in
horse-drawn rhicles, moved east-
ward from Kazvin today through
mountain passes leading to the air-
port of Pahlevi on the Caspian Sea.
With them went truckloads of sup-
plies, ammunition, equipment and
dozens of pieces of heavy artillery.
From a plane their progress ap-
Two weeks ago a column of Rus-
sian combat troops moved into the
area and since have been unofficial-
ly reported to be taking up positions
in the rear of Kurdish tribesmen
who have been attacking the Iran-
ian government garrison at Saqqiz.
Charged Bazooka Shell
Found in LunichR bo
DETROIT, March 30 -)- A ba-
zooka shell, a 37 mm. anti-aircraft
shell and a smoke bomb, all fully
charged, were found in the same
neighborhood and turned over to
the police scientific laboratory to-
The bazooka shell, which Lt. James
Payne said contained a heavy charge
of TNT capable of destroying a large
tank, was found in a Detroit street
railway lunch room for employees.
Police, alerted for a possible street
car strike, launched an investigation
which disclosed that the shell was
a souvenir which a foreman had
left to be turned over to policemen
who frequently ate there.
Is Broken by
' Some Suspects
Van Wagoner Reveals
Candidacy at Meeting
Special to The Daily
The Democratic party of Michigan
officially opened its 1946 election
campaign when a record 947 party
workers turned out for the Jackson
Day dinner at a Detroit hotel Fri-
"Michigan looks good for 1946,"
they were told by second assistant
U.S. post-master general Gael Sul-
Lacked Big Name
It looked a lot better than it had
that morning, when the Democrats
still lacked a big name candidate to
run for governor next fall. Yesterday
afternoon, former governor Murray
D. (Pat) Van Wagoner of Pontiac
finally acquiesced to party requests
that he run for the gubernatorial
post. The audience broke into unre-
strained cheers when Van Wagoner
was introduced and formally an-
nounced his candidacy by literally
throwing his hat in the ring. It was
caught by Prof. John H. Muyskens
of the University Speech Department,
a former candidate for the state
Light Primary Campaign
VanWagoner will be opposed in
the Democratic primary by Detroit
circuit court commissioner William
Cody and . Reading manufacturer
George Schermerhorn. In an after-
noon session, the three candidates
agreed to support the primary elec-
tion winner. The Democratic primary
campaign is expected to be light, in
contrast to the expected hot three
corner fight in the ;;publican camp.
It was rumored that Van Wagoner
entered the race on the condition that
he will not be expected to campaign
for the primary nomination. Howev-
er, David Martin, state central com-
mittee chairman, said after the din-
ner that "there will be some cam-
Mrs. Frank Murphy a Candidate
No candidate for the lieutenant-
governorship nomination has come
out yet to oppose Mrs. Frank Murphy,
wife of Michigan's former governor
now a U.S. Supreme Coure associate
justice. Rumor again had it that
Osmund Kelly, navy veteran and for-
mer mayor of Flint, may file for that
office now that Van Wagoner is in
Back Truman's Programs
Sullivan urged the assembly to
back President Truman's social and
economic program. "Let no Demo-
cratic candidate for any office think
for a moment that he can win with-
out supporting that program," he
warned, emphasizing a point brought
out earlier by Dean Fowler Harper of
the Indiana Law School that "the
Democratic party can be successful
only if it is the party of liberalism."
"Big and Better New Deal"
Dean Harper crystallized the phil-
osophy of the Democratic party in
calling for "a bigger and better New
Deal. The Democratic party must
continue the job begun in 1932 and
interrupted by the war. It is what
the nation obviously needs." He char-
acterized the Democratic party as
"liberal but a far cry from radical.
Key aims of the administration
program, as outlined by Dean Har-
"1. Expand production fifty per
cent above the pre-war level.
"2.Expand purchasing power by
"3. Take vigorous and effective
action to avoid another depression."
In Gun Battles
By The Associated Press
FRANKFURT, Sunday, March 31
-American and British troops early
today broke the back of an under-
ground movement seeking to estab-
lish a vestige of the National Social-
ist regime in Germany, and fought
gun battles with Nazi fanatics at
scattered points before rounding up
some 1,000 one-time followers of
Numbers of the suspects attempt-
ed to resist as an estimated 7,000
Allied troops cast a vast dragnet
throughout Germany. Short-lived
firing broke out at a number of pla-
ces as combat troops working with
counter-espionage agents staged the
widespread raid at midnight.
Early transmission of the news of
the projected raids, an American in-
telligence chief said, presumably
warned the Nazis of their danger
and gave them time, in some instan-
ces, to prepare their defense.
First stories were transmitted for
release at one minute after midnight
Dragnet Raid on Fanatical Nazis
WOMAN-KILLED IN TRIESTE DEMONSTRATION - The body of
Giovanna Genzo, Italian mother of three children, lies on a sidewalk in
Trieste where she was .shot.in a clash between civil police and pro-.
Yugoslav demonstrators following removal of a pro-Yugoslav flag
from a church.
GARGOYLE EDITORS CLASH !
German Underground Movement
By PERRY LOGAN
"Where is the little rat? Where is,
he, I say? I'll break his back. I'll
smash his typewriter. Arrhh!"
Joe Walker, jolly (pronounced Jo-r
ly) general manager of the Gargoyle,
made his presence felt in The Daily
office. He is a hard man to ignore.
"Something I can do for you, Joe?"
I asked. I bear the boy no grudge.
"Oh there you are, you person you.
Explain yourself. How come that lit-
tle box in Saturday morning's Daily?
About the Garg lit staff meeting
Monday in the League Coke Bar.
Whatsa matter? Isn't the Garg office
good enough for you? I suppose you
wrote that thing."
I autographed his copy of The
WASHINGTON, March 30-(A)-
Formidable opposition developed in
the House today, among Democrats
and Republicans, to the Senate-ap-
proved revision of the Farm Parity
Meanwhile, agriculture Secretary
Clinton P. Anderson gave Congress
his idea of how prices would increase
if the Senate revision prevails. He
said the Senate revision would boost
parity prices by 33 per cent and this
"certainly would lead to inflation."
Secretary Anderson sent to Capitol
Hill a statement setting out in detail,
based on February 15, figures, what
farm prices are, the present parity
figure, and what parity would be un-
der the Senate action.
With President Truman already
having given notice of a veto of the
Senate's proposition, there appeared
strong prospect that the Flannagan-
Hope proposal for a different ap-
proach to the problem, through a
thorough study, might prevail.
Daily. "Why yes, Joe, V did. Rather
clever, don't you think.".
"Clever?" he laughed hysterically.
"It's downright diabolical. What will
my friends think? How can I face my
relatives. It's embarrassing, man.
We're proud of the Gargoyle, bless
it's little masthead. Here you try to
sell us out by saying the lit staff
meets at the League. Uh-3:15 did
I nodded, and apologized for my
"Whyn'tcha say something about
the Gargoyle itself?" Walker contin-
ued. "It's a good little magazine. I
read every word in it. It's coming out
again Thursday, you know. Lotsa
fine stuff in it this time."
I raised my hand in protest. "No, I
mean it, hey," he said. "Seriously,
we've got some real sharp copy in
this issue. You even got a story in
yourself. You embarrassed or some-
"Awfully stupid of me, Joe," I said
contritely. "I guess I just wasn't feel-
ing well yesterday. I'll make up for
it. I'll tell 'em about that story you
wrote. I'll .."
"Aw, thanks, friend," Walker broke
in, pleased as anything. "That's the
swell kind of publicity we like. You
know, cater to the public, give 'em
what they want. Terrific story, too."
He stood up and put his arm around
my shoulders. "Hey Goldman," he
called, "c'mere. I want you should do
something for my pal Logan here ..
VA To Probe
Vets Asked To Report
Lack of Subsistence
All veterans who have not as yet
received subsistence and who filed
evidence of eligibility with the Uni-
versity Certification Office prior to
March 3, are asked to report between
8:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. Wednesday to
Rm. 100 Rackham Building,
The Veterans Administration= will
investigate delays in subsistence pay-
ments for those who were registered
in the University before March 3.
Young Resigns Post
To Run Against Rae
Assistant Prosecutor Leonard H.
Young submitted his resignation to
Prosecutor John W. Rae yesterday,
announcing that he will oppose Rae
for nomination as Republican candi-
date for prosecutor in the June 18
'R a fltlyrainfal tin acinfi
Frankfurt, Sunday, March 31-
(/P)-The Nazi underground move-
ment which Allied authorities said
today had been smashed, had
these principal aims:
1. To set up an economic organ-
ization with a network of business
contacts throughout Germnany. Ul-
timately this organization was
expected to wield greatpower in
German economic affairs.
2. To execise long-range subtle
influence ever German politics
along the lines of the Fuehrer
principle, in prepaiation for seiz-
ing power in any national govern-
meant of the future.
German time. The raids took place
Army officials said that in a num-
ber of instances the suspects at-
tempted to resist forcibly as agents
broke open doors and shutters in
the swift series of raids which the
U. S. Army said broke the back of
a powerful underground movement
to re-Nazify Germany.
Of Avoiding Soft
WASHINGTON, March 30-(P)-
Secretary of Labor Schwellenbach,
giving up hope of preventing a na-
tionwide soft coal strike set to begin
Monday, appointed a special media-,
tor tonight and expressed hope the
shutdown will be a short one.
The secretary told a news confer-
ence that after talking with John L.
Lewis, United Mine Workers Presi-
dent, and the operators he had con-
cluded that the controversy could be
settled better without forcing a com-
mitment to extend the old contract.
Lewis, at a brief news conference,
after Schwellenbach's statements,
said "the situation is unchanged."
"The contract expires at midnight
Sunday. The production of coal will
cease. The miners will stay at home
with their families and take a rest
"'here will be no picketing. Every-
thing will be normal. All the mines
will be manned with maintenance
men and the miners will just wait
for a fair deal to be given to them by
the operators and a fair contract to
Japs To -V Ote
In Early April
To Delay Proceedings
WASHINGTON, March 30 -(to-
Gen. Douglas MacArthur twon out
today in the Far Eastern Commis-
sion, over the opposition of New Zea-
and and Russia in his insisence
DR. PHILLIPS DISCUSSES SPY CASE:
How Much Freedom Can Be Allowed Canadian Communists?
By PHYLLIS KAYE
Can the Canadian government al-
low a party within her borders whose
members admittedly state that their
loyalty to communistic ideology su-
persedes the obligations and respon-
sibilities of Canadian citizenship?
Dr. Lester H. Phillips of the po-
litical science department declared
that this problem is of vital impor-
tance to Canada's internal security
and it has been brought to a head
it is only logical that Russia should
be interested in her."
Secondly, he stated, Russia and
Canada are very close neighbors'
across the Arctic. Canada has gone
more than halfway in being friendly
with Russia and has maintained
trade relations with her. However,
the problem of Russian espionage
looms larger than the mere Canadian
aspect, and can only be settled on an
nments of large cities like Montreal,
Toronto, Winnipeg and Vancouver.
At the outbreak of hostilities, Com-
munists all over and especially in
Canada, developed an anti-British,
anti-war campaign. As a result, the
Canadian government outlawed the
party, and it had to carry on its ac-
tivities underground. Roughly 200
Communists were interned by the Ca-
nadian government. When Germany
a+liranciR1 zineto +he nmmimi
not be denied that they are directly
linked with Russian Communism.
Therefore, the Canadian government
has the problem on its hands of how
to treat this group, composed almost
wholly of Canadian citizens. These
people may believe they are acting in
the best interests of their country.
In that case are they traitors and are
they a threat to the safety of the
An naomnl¢ of Canadian arnn