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Latest Deadliie i the State


VOL. LVI, No. 6

ANN AUBlo l, MICIGAN, .A ;IAll V l, AA 1 17, 1947


Passes House
Measure Allots
Full $ 8570,000
The State House of Representa-
tives last night approved by unani-
mous vote a bill appropriating
$8,570,000 to the University for
operating expenses during the
1947-48 fiscal year, the Associated
Press reported from Lansing.
The bill, which provides the full
amount requested by the Univer-
sity, now goes to the Senate.
Will Adjourn June 6
Both the Senate and House
agreed to adjourn June 6 and
thereby killed all bills which were
not out of the house of origin as of
The Senate bill appropriating
$3,200,000 to the University for
building construction was passed
and sent to the House Thursday.
The House yesterday also ap-
proved an appropriation of $6,-
112,221 for the 1947-48 operating
budget of Michigan State College.
Vote 58 per cent of Total
The $8,570,000 voted the Ui-
versity by the House represents 58
per cent of the University's total
educational budget for 1947-48.
Student fees will provide 40 per
cent, or $5,750,000, and the re-
maining two per cent, or $438,000,
will be derived from federal land
grants and miscellaneous sources.
University budget estimates for
next year are based on an antici-
pated enrollment of 20,500.
The House yesterday also passed
a bill increasing the state mark-
up on liquor to permit recapture
of the expired 10 per cent liquor
tax passed for local government.
Council Open
PFor Petitions
Juniors Eligible for
Judiciary Positions
Petitions for membership on the
Men's Judiciary Council, which
has recently been made indepen-
dent of the Student Legislature,
will be considered by the legisla-
ture cabinet next week.
All men students who will have
completed 60 hours by the begin-
ning of the Fall Term are now eli-
gible to petition for membership,
Talbot Honey, prsident of the
council announced yesterday. Pre-
viously, the council was composed
of members of the legislature.
Petitions will be accepted from
4 to 5 p.m. Monday and from 3 to
5 p.m. Tuesday in the Student
Legislature Offices, Rm. 308 of the
Union. A qualifications statement
and a list of activties should be in-
cluded in the petitions, but no list
of student signatures is required,
Honey said.
Under the new set-up, the seven-
man council will assume the duty
of investigating cases of student
conduct referred to it by the Of-
fice of Student Affairs, as well as
disputes between campus groups.
Petitions Due
For Assenibly

Petitions for Assembly Recogni-
tionNight central committee posts
are due at noon today in the Un-
dergraduate Office of the League.
Positions open for the annual
event, which will be held next fall,
include general chairman, and
committee heads for decorations,
honors, refreshments, publicity,
programs and patrons.
Ideas for a general theme for
the affair should be included on
petitions, Irma Eichorn, Assembly
President, said. Interviews for the
posts will begin Monday in the As-
sembly Office on the third floor
of the League.
Union Election
Results Told
Final results of the Union vice-
presidential election held Wednes-
day were revealed yesterday by
Jim Risk chairman of the Student
Legislature Election Committee.

Speakers Stress Need
For A-BIomh CoIuItroI
In discussions on implhcations 01 the atomic a (e in different ifields,
eight University professors and deans stressed the necessity of ef-
fective international control of the atoitj: comb and of wo-ld ilAzeW-
ship" in the first session of SpringParley yesterday.
Dean Ralph A. Sawyer of the Graduate School, speaking on sci-
ence, declared that if the bomb is not controlled, the world will exist.
in a constant state of armed truce. Because the bomb is . surprise
weapon, he said, there i. no defense against it, and ithe (IetonatiLg oI

a bomb by an unfriendly nation a
l Prosec tJons
Ca-se at o e
In tLynch Trial
F.B.I. Intimidation
Claimed by Defense
GREENVILLE, S. C., May 16-
(/P)-The death-agonies of Negro
Willie Earle, victim of a South
Carolina lynch-mob, were told
and re-told in Greenville County
Criminal Court today as the pros-
ecution read the last of 26 state-
ments which have implicated 31
defendants in the brutal number.
As the State neared conclusion
of its case against the accused
white men, the defense fought de-
terminedly to establish two points.
These were: (1) That the state-
ments were obtained after arrest
by agents of the Federal Bureau
of Investigation who threatened
prosecution in United States Dis-
trict Court, and (2) That local of-
ficers told suspects if a large num-
ber acknowledged participation, no
South Carolina jury would con-
vict them.
City, county, and state police
officers and the FBI have rejected
these suggestions, and declared the
incriminating statements were
freely made.
Twenty-eight of the 31 defend-
ants are taxi-drivers, and evidence'
thus far estimated at least three
are illiterate, another went to
school through the second grade,
still another had only three years
LanterIn Niht
Features Sing
Parade, Led by Band
To Begin Festivities
The 1947 edition of Lantern
Night will begin with the forma-
tion of the line of march at 6:45
p.m. Monday in front of Angell
All women on campus may par-
ticipate in the parade which will
proceed around the main portion
of the campus to the mall between
the League and Hill Auditorium.
The University Marching Band
will lead the procession, marching
from Harris Hall to meet the
The procession will terminate on
the mall where a block M will be
formed in front of the fountain.
Paraders and spectators will join
in singing the Yellow and Blue
before adjournment to Hill Audi-
torium for the song contest.
All guests are asked to sit in
the balcony of Hill Auditorium.
Winner of the contest will re-
ceive the Lantern Night trophy
which has been in the possession
of Helen Newberry Residence for
the past two years. A second and
third place will be announced in
addition to three honorable men-
Ask Censorship Cut
-(EP)-The United States proposed
tonight that the United Nations
consider world-wide elimination
of censorship.

nywhere in the world would cOn
stiti I e an act of war.
Di. cussing implicatio,, on ediu-
of' the lter~ry clege -aerted t ha,
ti probles faced in a atomic
age cannot be solved merely by
clarity of thinking and increased
knowledge, but by "men and wom
en of good will" who are not serv-
ing narrow interests and cheap pa-t
triotism; but will ma de pubhe weli
fare their goal.
Social Relationsc
The necessity of "getting aloi
with your neighbor" was stressed
by Prof. Frank. L. 1Utntley of the
English department in a discus-
sion of social relations. "We are
given only a short time to begin to
live by tcal principles (f
getting along withi fellowen
which have been laid down for us
by great thinkers of the past," tic
Prof. Harold M. Dorr of the po-
litical science department, speak-
ing on government, noted marked
tendencies toward consOlidation
and concentration. An atomic age,
he said, will necessitate more gov-
errnment by admlin istrdatve ai d
less by legislative and judiciary
branches of government.
Foreign Relations
Describing the picture in the
foreign relations field as "pessi-
mistic," Prof. Lawrence Preuss of
the political science department,
said there is little hope for any im-
mediate settlement of the prob-
lem of international control of
the atom bomb, because Russia in-
sists on a plan which provides no
means of enforcement.
Prof. Gardner Ackley of the eco-
nomics department declared that
the American economy must be
remoulded to remove economic
causes of international conflict,
and to promote free trade, full em-
ployment, and an easy flow of fo
eign investment.
Civil Liberties
Speaking on implications on
civil liberties, Prof. Wesley H.
Maurer of the journalism depart-
ment said that a monopoly of
atomic energy has influenced na-
tional thinking by weakening faith
in other peoples, by changing plans
for peace to plans for war, by giv-
ing the United States a power
never before felt, and by strength-
ening American insistence on the
sovereign right of nations to de-
clare war.
Dr. Franklin H. Littell, director
of the Student Religious Associa-
tion, asserted that the "only guar-
antee worth making" is immedi-
ate and authoritative interna-
tional action to control the atomic
bomb. "The sooner we can stir
this up," he said, "the better our
fighting chances are."
Final Session Today
The third and final sessions of
the parley will be held at 3 p.m.
and 8 p.m. today in the Union.
Panels on religion, economics, and
a combined panel on civil liber-
ties and social relations, led by
faculty members and students, will
compose the third session. Stu-
dents may attend all panels.
At the final session, panels will
make reports, and an opportunity
for further general discussion and
questions will be offered.
T, Doctor Elected
CHICAGO, May 16 - - Dr.
M. H. Soule of the University of

Phoe Strike
fl 'fI li'yMy
S e_.f~[#t;l iled riIati yun'
ed curly t.dayiar tltcli4ian
Bllr 'I cei- done (Company andl
its 10000 traff ic and accuting
emnploiye i".hlve a;geedd oil a $
1(1 $4 w t'I y w a e iiit i Y '< l c a a4
1.915 ItY1 S 9 lniO f i 1tle 40-
el-1 .i ' Ile>lmoflrita'1cti .
(1oniacilaoi"said 1 .lears cf
[fie strikingg utumisi s had agreed
to reconnt'nd (tie plan to their
M~ffrri s form'accpt e at.it agen-
eial re.ieetdu rjntat[nay Ihr:
of li. pcigi itelepon iait =i'
liluyes iera in old 1*(report ers
thee e-~ rr "Si~vri til~j(OT aias,
itt the neWvPrpsl
Siite listed l eti :i,.t
asie dii el'enfili s rapng ig fromH
$5 to $9, ''lm4 latte' fireis is
aIppi(ab' only in ( harut e i fl
A ctsliiii1ii 'ti'e CO
l'otse('L Iniul it embers f o ay
aetivities dutring tle strike.
Mrs. Siaitl said that i' the
planft wivokers, wil) ae no(w bha-
to~tixg o(i, iaseaat' pop)osal to
end their a alkt. teide to I-
nai in strike, ilertmemberls will
respet .their picke, lirs acidl
stay out of Wok.
She said the same was tre' of
a strike o' somte Mihigan en-
I)loyes o West'i'fl leetrie C o-
Bomuiers Wing-
Over 1 Ea4 in
Mock (oiibaL
itrihi ( Cas: I elay
li "Op1etution I':ei li'
jy The AsoiatIed Pess
NfEW YORK, May 16-Alpower-
ful fleet of 101 super-fortress
bombers winged over key Eastern
Seaboard cities in a siulated
combat mission today, the first
rendezvous of the two air forces
which make un) thle strategic air
coast lined streets, leaned from
building windows anid climbed to
roofs to ca thia glmpse of the
huge planes as they roaed ovr-
-Th'eu'arniada it New ork City
--key object ive il todays 'Opra-
ton Psaciic'- oilthe dot tit 11:30
a .m. (CIA.') t tnt, in thI e foge
originally schll' ted.
Weather ('auses Dlcay
Aboutt 130 of tet B-29's wee to
have formed la canoply over t
city, its sky-r(aching buildigs
enveloped i a low hanging haze,
but only tit of the four-enii edl
crafts rached 1 Ihere on tme.Al
second \wa v'of 33 droeidIver M
mlintes later.
Gen, core' C- Kenna ey, coin
niander of the Ar y Air Forces
gtrtate i' it oinn d , wlo led the
loltina jlt, exp laned Ithat olheiC
panues fromui icson, -A riz., rati
inito)'"vr 'd* ha(eather and were
diverteutti Vo clit field, ' ulripa

P la.
it delayes tiarrival of :3 plales
here was caused by a severe storm
which they e conulered over Mis
sissippi, he said.
'The 131-ilane armada assemn-
bled for "Operation Pacific," a

Dily - -Wiko
S 'I.JMP SPEAKERS' SOCIETY-Pictured above are ol'fictrs and nmw-tbers of Sigma Rho Tan iath-
ered aroung The Old Ami Arbor Bell, which took au active part in the 'Tang Oil Banquet last night.
Standing, left to right, are Marvin K.. Shafer, treasurer; Karl E. ietini" II; Prof.1 :roert 9. Brack-
ett, national director; E. Roger lotte; . Clinton Boothe; and 'ha.1es C' Chkdwiek, tresident.
hneelinzg is Ktenneta Allison. ''
_ _ _ _ I' ' I'

Regular Navy
Bdgtt et Slash
Is Proposed
Rlesearchi Funds
Left hta by Bill
By The Associated Press
House Appropriations Committee
charted an economy course for the
Navy today which would slash its
total funds by I1 per cent but give
it every penny it asked for the
research and for its reserve force.
The budget cut would entail a
possible reduction of 40,000 in the
strength of the Navy and the Ma-
rine Corps, the dismissal of hun-
dreds of civilian employes and a
hutdown of some shore establish-
ments, among other economies.
Goes to House
The committee sent to the House
floor for debatenext week a $3-
135,48 1,100 appropriation bill to
finance the Navy for the fiscal
year starting July 1. The total is
$377,519,200 less than President
Pruman requested in new funds
ind $1,197,300,841 below what the
Navy had this year.
However, the Navy actually will
have $3,469,761,100 at its disposal
during the new year if the House
follows the committee's recom-
nendation to approve $170,000,000
a contract authority and the
transfer of $164,280,000 from other
navy funds.
Continue Conversion
Sone of the fund transfers will
>ermit the Navy to go ahead with
i three-year program for, con-
verting destroyers, submarines and
>ther ships for new types of un-
dersea warfare and for Arctic
aperation. It includes plans for
what Vice Adm. R. B. Carney
:alled a "killer ship" costing $27,-
140,000 and capable of coping with
the fastest, most modern subma-
cine under any conditions.
The House committee called for
z seven per cent reduction in the
$1,344,171,000 requested for Navy
,ay and subsistence and a slightly
treater cut in the $209,000,000 for
marine pay and subsistence.
If the seven per cent cut were
ipplied uniformly, it would require
i reduction of 30,000 naval and
3,300 marine enlisted men and
3,200 naval and 525 marine of-
All Out' for Research
The committee went "all out"
or research and aviation, approv-
ng the full $34,400,000 requested
or the former and granting $170,-
)00,000,000 in contract authority
md $90,000,000 in cash for new
>Ianes and equipment.
In the matter of research, it
;aid, it chose to "err on the side
)f liberality" to give the Navy
very chance to develop new and
nore efficient ships and weapons.

Polth'.4e Probe
Explo -siOlt In
,Ut ps Store

Speakers atT Oil aiquet
ccA g inst0IBell

(.titlsc of
Bla t, Still

IJIIltl n

Police were still searching
yesterday for the cause of
the explosion which blasted the
rear of the Mary Lee Candy
Shoppe, 332 S. State St., at 11:45
,Thursday night.
Officers investigating the ex-
plosion said the blast seemed to
center around a spot where several
metal whipped-cream dispensers
W( re kept. Since no signs of fire
coilt be discovered, police sus-
pected the explosion might have
been set off chemically. But frag-
ments of one of the dispensers,
analyzed in the state police labor-
atory at Lansing, disclosed no
clews, and local police are continu-
ing their investigation.
The blast smashed windows in
the garage of Mrs. Edith Nickels,
337 Maynard St., and broke panes
in the rear of Slater's bookstore,
the Bet sy Ross restaurant, the
1)ey photographic studio and the
::.undt's lpicture frame shop.
'l e rear of the Mary Lee shop
was damaged considerably, ac-
cording to Celeste Mitchell, utan-
:!,er ot the shop. Portions of the
brick and concrete wall of the shop
vere torn 1out and the windows in
tl rear of the shop were smashled
World News.,
BY 'The Assotciat~ed Press
WA,,-i1LING'Y ON, May IG---Secre-
tary o1 suite Marshll asked Con-
grt'z,5 today for u voice of America
j o tell the wvorld about this ria=
hoi'ns dip lomratic policy aiid to off-
Let; usas~clever propaganda
ac'rv i'e.~
i itistlIng ,froni arC abiet meet=
iti toCapitol HMill, lhe urged a
F1~ re;Corte;ignAffairs Subcoinniit-
tee t gi ve its blessing1,s to thle
Stutt' Departnient's information
aiitl rultura relations program-r.
1r. I TlfIIIOREil, May i16-The
A Ilost Rev. Michael . Cur'ley,
Ar ihbishurp of Washington arid
Ba, O nAiore, died tonight in the
1-oi seconrs Hospital.
'Ihe Rnoria (Cathiolic Prel~ate
si wti 'ibed 1at approximately
i11:2!) .'locki of a cerebral
heirhagiii ~et at the inistitution
where hr hewas atcililted i aout a
iiitliii affo.
$350,000,000 foreign relief program
was agreed on today by a Senate-
House Committee appointed to
compromise differing legislation
passed by the two branches of Con-
Senator Vandenberg (Rep.,
Mich.) announced the committee
auteed to accept the full amount

Student and professor speakerst
went quaveringly to the lecternt
last night at the Tung Oil Ban-t
quet, afraid that if they didn't{
finish their speeches on time theyt
would be deafened by the reson-
ance of The Old Ann Arbor Bell.
Before the after-dinner program
began, it was announced thatt
Jazz Artistsr
"Jammin' in de Sun," an out-1
door improvised jazz session spon-
sored by the Engineering Coun-
cil, will be held from 2 to 5 p.m.
today on the Island.
Featuring local and Detroit mu-
sicians, the affair is open to all
students who want to attend. The
program has been arranged by
Malcolm Raphael, program direc-
tor o 1 the University Hot 1l;ee-
ord ociety.)
Informnal Attire
Ev Ellin, president of the Coun -
cil, urged yesterday that "all cats"
come in informal attire. The Is=
land, which is located in back of
the University Hospital on the
fluron River, will be outfitted with
a public-address system inistalled
in the small pavilion at the end
of the island.
IKrupa Can't Come
Efforts to get Gene Krupa's iaz
trio fell through last night when
fElhin received a telegram froi
him stating that he had madt
previous commitments. However,
Charlie Kennedy, tenor sax mem=
ber of Krupa's trio, is very certain
to be among the musicians, Elin
Also to be featured is a "Bee-
bop" jazz combo from Detroit, in-
eluding Bill Spencer, alto sax;
Leo Osebald, tenor sax; sloe Vigi-
liti, drums; Dick Collins, piano;
and Johnny DeVito, trumpet.
Local Musicians Too
Local musicians who will appear
in the jam session are Tomi Mc-
Nail, Homer Marple, John Murt-
augh, and.Jackie Ward.
Hot dogs and soft drinks will
be sold at a booth operated by
members of the local chapter of
the Society of Women Engineers.

there would be a series of penal-
ties levied on those men going
over their alloted time. They in-
eluded not only the clanging of
the Stump Speakers' new bell, but
also a bright red light flashing on
and off, and the possibility that
offenders would be fanned witl
towels by the listeners.
Toastmaster Dean Walter J
Emmons introduced the main
speaker of the evening, Daniel C
Wilkerson, patent attorney witf
the General Motoirs Corp. Tih
Dean laughingly remarked that
Wilkerson had to be convinced
that the Greek letters standin
for Sigma Rho Tau were no,
"C.LO." before he would accep#
the society's invitation.
Annual presentation of th
Cooley Cane, traditional symbol of
honor of Sigma Rho Tau, wa
made by Mrs. Margaret Caro'
Finch to Dean F. Woodbury. Th
Gavel Citation this year was woi
by Charles C. Chadwick.
Two Kidled b
Lawyer s (u
WASHINGTON, May 1t--(14)-
A Negro lawyer went into the
Muicipal Court Build ng toda.
si hot one bar association officia
to death and wounded another
and then killed a policeman am
vounded a guard whI I were pursu
Ele IIH mnselt was shot four time:
and captured. And in betweer
the separate shooting he dashe
ii and t'ied to see his lawyer.,
All this, in ten frantic minutes.
'11ie shouting, polibee said, start-
ed oiver a, dtiat:id by the lawyer
tI, ia e get, back the x;125 he hac
put up as an entrance fee to the
District of Columbia Bar Associa
Sgt. Walter Perry of the honi-
iide squad said the Negro told hin
he was Daniel Williams Jr., 40,:.
Iflrie ackson, Miss., lawyer. Hi
.iriflel' are not considered criti
ie shooting started in the mu
nicipal building and enided at the
corner of 7th and F streets, NW
two blocks away. The chase wai
within five to seven blocks of the
nation's capitol.


German AMG
'Gets Tough'
Newman Acts to Stop
Food Shortage Riots
BERLIN, May 16- (R)--The
American Military Governor of
Hesse told the German people
tonight that the death penalty
will be' invoked if necessary to
lurb disturbances stemming from
protests over the shortage of food.
In the sternest language since
the end of the war, Dr. James R.
Nfewman warned the German peo-
pie in an address prepared for
radio delivery that he was ready
to use American occupation troops
to "search all places and seize and
confiscate food stuffs" if food
hoarding continued.
He said he would implement a
German program of "no work-
no rations" for "parasites and
Dr. Newman deleted from his
prepared text a statement that he
might invoke complete marWl law
"unless the attitude of the peo-
ple improves," but he asserted
flatly that any German acting
against "occupational require-
ments or programs" would risk a
death sentence.
Campus Thief
Faces Penalty
Judge James R. Breakey will

Michigan Medical School, Ann Ar- ( name Kenney said was chosen be-
bor, tonight was elected president cause "peace will be our mission,"
of the American Association of rclprcesented ever'y B-:), )available
Pathologists and Bacteriologists in in the itsUnite States 1r opera-
convention here. tiotial work at presenl

Nevil Shute Pleased with Aitn Arbor

Nevil Shute, English author of
the new novel "The Chequer
Board" included Ann Arbor on his
tour in this country because he had
been told at home "if you want to
see .a really well laid-out Univer-
sity, go to Ann Arbor."

students and townspeople in a lo-
cal bookstore. Later he met stu-
dents for tea in the Hopwood
This is Shute's third trip to this
country. He first came here
aboard the British rigid airship
R-100 during its famous flight
i rnsthe Atlantis' in 1930.I Hvis-

Racial Problems
Shute became interested in ra-
cial problems during the war when
he was aboard a Burmese gunboat
operating up the Irrawaddy and
saw what he called the harmonious
relationships of the inter-mingled
races in that area.
"The Chequer Board" is an out-


Bomber Scholarship Blanks
Available for Veterans Now

Back in 1942 University students)
decided to establish a scholarship
fund for returned veterans.
This fund, known as the Bomber
Scholarship, grew during the war
years, finally reaching a total of
$28,000 in War Bonds. A portion

erans. It has been announced that
applications are now available for
Bomber Scholarships for next se-
mester. Application blanks may be
picked up in the Office of Student
Affairs, Rm. 2, UniversitydHall.
Any undergraduate student who

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