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Latest Deadline in the State


Soliciting of
Found Legal
'U' Ruling Stays;
Peddlers Banned
Then there's the story of the
traveling salesmen who stopped at
Stockwell Hall.
Yesterday's gentle grafters were
identified today by the International
Reader's League of 5 North Wabash
Avenue, Chicago, as three salesmen
who have been legitimately hired to
peddle magazines to college girls.
The three were identified by long
distance telephone conversation as:
John Adams, W. F. Smith, W. E.
Coeds at Stockwell and Mosher-.
Jordan Halls had been solicited for
magazine subscriptions earlier this
week by the salesnien. Many had
paid fully or in part for two or three
year subscriptions and voiced fears
that they were victims of a racket.
University students residing in Wil-
low Village reported that the "numer-
ous salesmen, many of them with ex-
tremely high-sounding offers, have
been operating in the Village."
At police headquarters acting Chief
Caspar Enkemann said soliciting in
itself was not a violation of any city
Chief Enkemann warned stu-
dents to "demand credentials from
any solicitor. If the solicitor re-
fuses, notify police headquarters
The University rule outlawing all
non-University-connected soliciting
remains in effect.
Soliciting and collection of money
on campus or in University buildings
are OKed only in connection with a
University-approved activity. This
rule extends to every part of the Uni-
Pace Meeting
Votes Gag Rule
To Speed Work
PARIS, Sept. 26.- ()-The 21-
Nation European Peace Conference
voted without discussin at a special
general session tonight to impose a
"gag rule" on itself in order to speed
to completion by Oct. 15 its task of
writing the peace treaties.
The session was enlivened by a
turbulent 15 minutes at the outset
when U.S. Secretary of State Byrnes,
as chairman, announced that Greece
had withdrawn her demands that
Northern Epirus be transferred from
Albania to Greece.
Vishinsky Accuses U. S.
That development came after an-
other day of commnssion meetings
highlighted by bitter comment from
Deputy Soviet Foreign Minister An-
drei Vishinsky directed at the United
States charging that "while our blood
was flowing you were making pro-
Vishinsky, in reply to an American
statement on Tuesday regarding
Romanian reparations payments to
Russia, also threw in the cryptic re-
mark that he did not know the exact
cost of atom bombs because "I don't
manufacture them and I don't use
Unanimous Approval of Plan
The conference delegates approved
unanimously 'the plan of the "Big
Four" foreign ministers to limit de-
bate in commission meetings. The
conference secretary general was di-
rected to supervise execution of the
Near tumult arose in a 15-minute
verbal tussle at the start of the

plenary session between. Byrnes and
Deputy Premier Edvard Kardelj of
Yugoslavia over the question of the
Greek demands for Northern Epirus.
Kardelj asked whether the Greek
demands were still on the conference
agenda, and formally proposed that
they be stricken.
Byrnes ruled that this was possible,
- and therefore there was nothing be-
fore the conference concerning the
Greek demands.
Book xchange
T'oClose T oday
Students will have a final oppor-
tunity to buy their textbooks at the
Student Book Exchange before it
closes its doors at 5 p.m. today, Dick
Burton, Exchange manager, an-
nounced yesterday.
"The College Algebra and many
other hard-to-get or out-of-print
texts are still in stock at the Ex-
change located on the second floor of

Pep Rally Set To Open
Football Season Tonight
Tribute To Yost To Be Included In Program
At Ferry Field Following Torchlight Parade
Touching off the 1946 Michigan football season, plans are set for the
first pep rally of the season to be held tonight.
Students will follow the University Marching Band in a torchlight pa-
rade at 7:30 p.m. from the steps of the Union to Ferry Field for a program
of cheering, music, and speeches and will pause in the midst of this for
a moment of due solemnity to pay tribute to "Mr. Michigan," Fielding
H. Yost.
Spotlight of the evening will go to J. Fred Lawton, a Michigan alumnus.
Lawton will emcee this season's pep rallies and tonight will present the

Truman Splits

With Party Heads

Over Revisions on Meat Ceilings;

Byrnes Acclaims




* * *

to receive tribute
More Students
Must Exchange
Football Tickets
Another category of students who
must turn in football tickets during
the Student Legislature's mass ex-
change next week was announced
yesterday by President Ray Davis.
An upperclassman who secured
tickets for himself and an under-
class coed in a preferred section must
present the tickets and evidence of
upperclass standing at one of the
Legislature's booths Monday or Tues-
day. In exchange for the tickets he
will be given a special receipt whichI
will entitle him to receive two ad-
jacent seats in an underclass section
Friday or Saturday.
Davis said that leniency on the
part of ticket distributors was re-
sponsible for some students receivingj
tickets in the wrong sections. h.
He added that students in this
category who fail to return their
tickets will be subject to disciplinary
action along with those who obtained
preferred seats through error or
The Legislature's ticket exchange
will get under way Monday. Students
will use tickets now in their posses-
sion for the Indiana game.
Meanwhile, the Board in Control
of Intercollegiate Athletics announ-
ced a foolproof plan for distribution
of football tickets next year. Class
standing will be punched into stu-
dents' football ticket stubs at regis-
tration so that no forgeries will be

Ctribute to Yost, head Wolverine foot-
ball coach from 1901 to 1929 and ath-
letic director from then until 1940.
Also in tonight's program Lawton
will present a skit on the "Varsity,"
one of Michigan's traditional football
This weekend coincides with the
writing of the "Varsity" 35 years ago
by Lawton and Prof. Earl V. Moore,
dean of the School of Music. Law-
ton's skit will include the story of
their work in writing the tune and
leading the crowd in singing it.
H. O. (Fritz) Crisler, head coach
of the Wolverine eleven discussing
the team and its prospects for the
year will be the principal speaker
for the program.
University cheerleaders will be on
hand to lead the crowd in new and
old cheers. The squad for this year
includes Bill MacGowan, the "rooter
king," Bob Schoenduke, Bob Wil-
loughby, Dave Lake, Chico Kennedy,
Joe Jordan, George Johnson and
Tom Tillman. Tumbling stunts will
be a new feature of their work at
games this year.
The Student Legislature Varsity
Committee, sponsor of the program,
has asked both individuals and
houses to make and carry banners
for the parade.
Traditional spot for Michigan pep
rallies, Ferry Field is unusually suit-
able for mass programs with the hill
on the south side of the field going
up to the highway.
Plans for the two pep rallies of
this season are set up with a plat-
form and the band on the level part
of the field and students are asked
to stand on the hill to give everyone
an opportunity to see the program.
AMO GConduct
T'o Be Probed
Kilgore Is Named
Committee Chairman
WASHINGTON, Sept. 26-(/)-The
Senate War Investigating Committee
selected Senator Kilgore (D-WVA) as
its chairman today and agreed on an
early inquiry into conduct of Ameri-
can Military Government in Occupied
A subcommittee to be named later
will go to Europe as part of the inves-
tigation. Committee agents already
are making a preliminary inquiry.
Committee members disclosed that
secret testimony was received recent-
ly from an army officer who declared
that conditions in American-occupied
Germany "are worse than the Ger-
man occupation of France."
It was indicated that allegations re-
ceived about the military government
deal principally with fraternization
by high army officers with Germans.

W orld Assured
Of US Stability
In Peace Aims
Secretary Silent Over
Moscow Declarations
By The Associated Press
PARIS, Sept. 26 - Secretary of
State Byrnes declared tonight that
President Truman's recent American
foreign policy statement gives "assur-
ance to the world" of the stability in
the policy to be followed by the Unit-
ed States.
The President's statement backed
Byrnes' policies and ousted Henry
Wallace as Secretary of Commerce. It
climaxed a chain of events which be-
gan Sept. 12 when Wallace made a
speech in New York's Madison Square
Garden attacking the present Ameri-
can policy.
Byrnes, in his first formal pro-
nouncement since the original Wal-
lace speech, told a news conference:
Reassuring Statement
"The statement of the President
that the American foreign policy is
whole-heartedly supported by him
and that he contemplates no change
in that policy is most reassuring.
"The fact is that that policy is a
bi-partisan policy, and because it is
supported by Democrats and Repub-
licans, it is assurance to the world
that regardless of which party is in
power, the United States is going to
stand by the policy he (the President)
has followed and is following today.
Policy Change
"The President indicated that when
there is any change in that policy it
would only be changed after discus-
sion and conference among the Presi-
dent, the Secretary of State and con-
gressional leaders."
Byrnes also indicated-although he
did not say it in so many words-
that a dangerous corner had been
turned in international affairs. His
manner at the news conference said
more than he did.
The question was asked of Byrnes
whether his optimism was in some
way related with Stalin's declaration
and others which have been made re-
cently. He said he had nothing to
say on this point.
Game Tickets
For Ohio State
Still Available
Tickets for the Ohio State game,
Nov. 23 in Columbus will be placed
on sale for the last time this morn-
Because of unexpected demand for
game tickets. according to Lynne
Ford, chairman of the Varsity Com-
mittee, it was necessary to sell more
than the quota allotted for the first
and second days of sales and the
number to be sold today is not as
large as expected.
There are more than a sufficient
number of train tickets left, however,
Arrangements have been made for
the student special train to run di-
rect from Ann Arbor to a switch ad-
jacent to the Ohio State Stadium.
Students making the trip will be
able to buy breakfast, served by a lo-
cal caterer, at the train depot be-
tween 6 a.m. and train time at 7 a.m.
and luncheon and dinner will be
served in a diner on the train.
Blanks for tickets for the game
will be passed out before the booth
opens at 8:30 a.m. in a booth outside
Rm. 1, Univerity Hall. Students who
do not have blanks will not be able to
buy game tickets.

The train will leave Columbus for
the return trip at 7:30 p.m. on the
evening of the game.
Prices on the tickets are $3.50 for
the game and $7.60 for the round-
trip train fare.
Six Die, 50 Injured
In TrĀ°ain Accident

VETS SEEK HOMES - Hundreds of war veterans stood in line for
hours in Louisville, Ky., to file applications for temporary apartments
in former barracks at Bowman Field. Line started forming about 6 a.m.
Casba~hAll-Campus Nightclub,
Will Open Tonight in Lea oue

The grand opening of the Campus
Casbah, all-campus nightclub spon-
sored by the League Council, will be
held from 9 p.m. to midnight today in
the League Ballroogi.
The Casbah, a non-profit. project
open to all students on campus, will
be open every Friday and Saturday
night. Special feature of the night-
club will be tables set up in the Ball-
room and hall, and a soft drink bar
which will also sell a variety of pack-
aged foods. This is the first time since
1942 that the League Ballroom has
been open for regular dances.
Allan Townsend and his eleven
piece orchesara will play for the dan-
cers every Friday and Saturday night.
All of the band members are veter-
ans and University students. Town-
send's arrangements are original, and
N ed . 6 nat? Let 'Em
Eat Frankfurters
There will be a way to beat the
meat shortage here tomorrow.
Jacobs Brothers, veteran De-
triot caterers who serve refresh-
ments at all Michigan home
games, have announced that there
will be a supply of hot dogs on
sale at the Wyolverine - Hoosier
The firm was unable to predict
how many thye can furnish each

the band features Clifford Hoff on
the tenor sax. For the opening night,
the band will play "Out of Nowhere,"
"Love in Vain," "Day by Day," and
"I Know."
Lois Roberts, who formerly sang
with Army bands and on Detroit radio
stations will be the vocalist. TheSym-
phonaires, a quintet composed of four
men and Miss Roberts, will also do
several numbers.
There will be a new floorshow every
See CASBAH, Page 5
Power Strike
Still Not Settl ed
PITTSBURGH, Sept. 26-(I)-This
industrial city's crippling power
strike was still on tonight, its effects
sharpened by a shutdown of the
,treet railway system, despite dis-
solution of an antigastrike injunc-
tion which had been a major obstacle
in the path of settlement.
Initial efforts to find a mutual un-
derstanding in the power dispute
failed late this afternoon when a
two and one half hour conference
between officials of the Duquesne
Light Company and an independent
union of employes ended with no
agreement. A union spokesman said,
however, the conference would be
resumed, probably tomorrow.

Says Cause for
Today's Crisis
is ,July Splurge
Asks US To Tighten
Its Belt, Be Patient
By The Associated Press
WASHINGTON, Sept. 26 - Presi-
lent Truman, taking. a stand in dis-
greement with some of his own party
eaders, declared emphatically today
rice ceilings. on meat should not be
evised or scrapped.
With the meat shortage producing
rave new complications, the Presi-
lent issued a statement saying:
1. The shortage is not due to price
control but to an "extraordinarily
large slaughter" in July and August
when price controls were temporar-
ily off.
2. There will be a "greater quan-
tity and better quality of meat in
the near future."
3. Present livestock ceilings are
'fair and equitable."
Will Not Call Congress
In addition to this statement, is-
sued at his news conference, the
President told reporters he saw no-
need for a special session of Congress
to remedy the situation. He also ex-
pressed firm hope that any growers
withholding cattle and hogs will now
release them for market.
Even as the President was taking
his stand, Mayor Kelly of Chicago
told reporters he favored a 60-day
suspension of meat price controlas.
House Democratic leader McCormack
of Massachusetts urged such a sus-
pension yesterday.
Hannegan Calls For Decontrol
In addition, the party's executive
committee adopted a resolution today
directing Chairman Robert E. Han-
negan to "discuss with the decontrol
board and any other proper authori-
ties ways and means of increasing the
meat supply available to the Ameri-
can people."
Truman's Stand Opposed
Then he was asked whether he dis-
agrees with Hannegan on the ques-
tion. He replied that the facts were in
his statement and if Hannegan dif-
fers with them, then of course they
do not agree. Hannegan as Postmas-
ter-General is a member of the Cabi-
The President's statement reported
prospects "for temporary relief in
the next few months" although "there
may be periods in various parts of the
country when meat is scarce." In
additional comment Mr. Truman ex-
pressed stronger assurances that sup-
plies will improve and urged that
people be patient.
Tutorial Aid for
Vets Is Planned
A special tutorial program for all
veterans on campus who desire it,
will again be conducted this year for
the third tine since its institution
last spring.
The program, which begins Mon-
day, will include nineteen courses of-
fered in the literary college.
Only veterans, both men and wo-
men, may enroll in the program, and
they are urged to do so immediately
by presenting themselves at the first
meeting of the class in which they
wish to get tutorial aid. To obtain
full benefit from the tutorial pro-
gram, Dean Erich A. Walter of the
literary college said yesterday, vet-
erans should take advantage of the
opportunities which it offers from
the first day.
The courses for which tutorial sec-
tions have been arranged include
Chemistry 3, 4 and 21, English 1 and
2, French 1, 2, 31 and 3, German,

begnning and advanced mathemat-
ics, Physics 25, 26 and 46 and Spanish
1, 2, 31 and 32.
Time and place of meeting, as well
as the instructor for each course
is announced in the Daily Official
Wot Enough Money,'
Moa nRepublicans
WASHINGTON, Sept. 26-( )-

WorldNews at a Glance
By The Associated Press
WASHINGTON, Sept. 26-The army ordered today that the discharge
of a "substantial" proportion of an estimated 300,000 enlisted men be ad-
vanced up to six months.
"Certain categories" of non-regular army enlisted men stationed in the
United States, who are within six months of attaining eligibility for dis-
charge under existing regulations, are to be released if they can be spared.
* * * *
LAKE SIUCCESS, N.Y., Sept. 26-The United Nations Economic
and Social Council voted 11 to 1 tonight to exclude Franco Spain from
participation in the new International Control Commission for Nar-
cotic Drugs.
* * * *
WASHINGTON, Sept. 26-The Maritime Commission joined the Labor
Department tonight in appealing to J B. Bryan, president of the Pacific
American Shipowners Association, to attend conferences here tomorrow
aimed at averting a new maritime strike.
Bryan had responded to an earlier invitation from Secretary of Labor
Schwellenbach to come to the conciliation meetings here by saying he pre-
ferred to have the meetings held on the west coast.
* * * *
BELGRADE, Sept. 26-The United States Embassy closed the doors
of the American reading room and library exhibits and shut down all
functions of the U. S. Information Service at noon today on receipt of
a note from the Yugoslav foreign ministry requesting the suspension
of these activities "without delay."
LONDON, Sept. 26-A British source close to developments in the Brit-
ish-Arab conference on Palestine said today its collapse appeared "immi-
He gave as his reasons the slight chance of Jewish representation as

Visitir Hordes To Get Cold
Shoulder from City Fathers

Old Ann Arbor Town, already
"bursting at the seams" from the
influx of 18,125 students, today will
brace itself for a new mass migration.
The approaching horde will be
some 50,000 Michigan football fans
slated to arrive here beginning short-
ly after the breakfast hour tomorrow
Traffic, Food Are Problems
What they will eat and where -they
will go once they arrive here has
caused a slight case of panic among
restaurant owners and a complete
reorganization of traffic controls by
local and state police.
rT 1~rl , re a .few heau'fpnirio'notes

previous years, the "welcome" sign
for out-of-city patrons iscom n
Whereas the Saturday football
trade always has been considered a
boon to business by local proprietors,
traditional enthusiasm is now turned
to something akin to fear.
"We've just started to settle down
today," one proprietor said yesterday.
"This football game trade will com-
pletely upset us."
Except for a few exclusive spots,
there will be no meat served. One
State Street restaurant owner stated
that he might ordinarily serve beef
tomorrow, but that he will told it in

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