WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 8, 1947
THE MICHIGAN DAILY
Student Conference Splits
On Racial Discrimination
they could not ask their schools
to support the NSO nor to send
delegates to the constitutional
convention next summer.
"This is intimidation," causti-
cally explained Chairman James
Wallace, Prague delegate from the
University of North Carolina, who
succeeded in preserving order in
the assembly where emotions
flared up on both sides.
The acutely alive issue of the
Civil War had descended with a
bang and for more than two hours
of heated discussion, the future of
a unified National Student Organ-
ization was in grave doubt.
Cite Slow Process
An outspoken student from
Georgia explained that while the
Southern delegates personally fa-
vored eliminating discrimination,
they considered it a slow, long-
range proposition and that for
them to urge the support of these
resolutions set down by the "bunch
of Yankees" would alienate their
schools and make their own posi-
Negro delegates from both the
South and North were on the spot.
At a 3 a.m. caucus the night be-
fore they had weighed the effects
of withdrawal by the Southern
delegates and most of them agreed
that since the formation of the
NSO was the matter of supreme
importance, they would compro-
mise to preserve unity.
Their decision to compromise,
presented by Harvard's Clif
Wharton, laid the foundation for
the ultimate agreement. Tw
hours of discussion which included
pleas for unity from Catholic
spokesman Bill Keenan of George-
town University and Lee Marsh of
the AYD, resulted in an over
whelming decision on the third
ballot to give in to the South.
"We've just gone on record as
favoring white supremacy," mut-
tered a delegate, but the confer-
ence drew to a stable conclusion
with the Southern schools re-
maining in the NSO.
There was no doubt among the
delegates, however, that the racial
issue would explode again at the
NSO constitutional convention
Tomorrow: Conservative In-
Institute of Engineers
To Hold Meeting Today
The American Institute of Min-
ing 'and Metallurgical Engineers
will hold a business meeting at 4
p.m. today in the seminar room of
the East Engineering Building.
Ensian pictures will be retaken
at the meeting.
Byrnes Note Asks
Free Polish Vote
WASHINGTON, Jan. 7 - (P) _
The United States today appealed
to Soviet Russia and Great Brit-
ain to join this government in
bringing pressure to assure a
"free and unfettered eltction" in
Poland Jan. 19.
Secretary of State Byrnes made
public identical notes to Moscow
and London which said it was the
"duty and right" of the three
powers to intervene under the
wartime Yalta and Potsdam
agreements "in a most friendly
but in a most insistent manner."
DEFENSE WITNESS-Ida McGuire, blonde motion picture ac-
tress, arrives at General Session in New Y+Irk for the trial of Alvin
3. Paris on charges of attempted bribery in connection with at-
tempt to "fix" a professional football game. Miss McGuire, who
was with Paris at the time of his arrest, has been named as a
Saginaw Extension Service
To Offer- Graduate Courses
Of State Police
Bids Leonard Curb
LANSING, Jan. 7 - () - New
State Police Commissioner Donald
S. Leonard today received orders
from Governor Sigler to clean up
organized gambling in Michigan
and to reorganize the State Police
Sigler, in a letter outlining his
policy for the operation of the
Michigan State Police, told Leon-
ard that "in addition to removing
all taint of graft and corruption
from the department, I shall ex-
pect you to develop it into the out-
standing law enforcement agency
Cooperation To Continue
Asserting that he expected a
continuance of the present policy
of cooperating in every way with
local authorities, Sigler said he
wanted the state police to act
whenever the local authorities re-
fuse, are unable, or unwilling to
"Organized gambling with all
its bad and corrupting influences,
including payoffs to public offi-
cials, and its difficult social prob-
lems, must not be tolerated," he
declared. "If local authorities do
not take care of that subject I
shall expect your department to do
Sigler said his experiences in
the grand jury had given him an
opportunity to observe the work-
ings of the state police and that
he was "not at all saisfied" with
the detective bureau. "There are
many evidences of inefficiency in
the bureau," he asserted, "and I
shall expect a completely reorgan-
Leonard was instructed by the
Governor to present "within a rea-
sonable time" recommendations
for the detective bureau, and to
present within 30 days a list of
every individual in the state po-
lice, 'about whom there is any
Chemists To Hear
Dr. Stanley Speak
Dr. Wendell M. Stanley of the
Rockefeller Institute for Medical
Research will address the Univer-
sity section of the American
Chemical Society at 4:15 p.m. Fri-
day in Rm. 151 of the Chemistry
He will speak on "Studies on
Purified Influenza Virus." Prof.
Kasimir Fajans will preside at the
Dr. Stanley won the 1946 Nobel
Prize for chemistry for his studies
of viruses and proteins. He was
also the recipient of the 1946 Wil-
liam H. Nichols Medal presented
by the American Chemical Socie-
ty's New York section.
After studying one year at Mu-
nich as an International Research
Council fellow, Dr. Stanley re-
turned to the United States to
join the staff of the Rockefeller
Institute where he is in the de-
partment of animal and plant
Catholic Devotions ... A question period followedby Weekly Guild Chat .
Devotions will be held at 7:30 a social hour will be held at the The regular weekly chat will
be hl by the Roger Williams
p.m. today in St. Mary's Chapel. A end of the symposium which is Guild from 4 to 5:30 p.m. today
discussion of Catholic Doctrine in the Guild House.
will follow in the Club rooms, open to the public. h * H
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Botany Discussion . . . Wesleyan Guild. IC Bride Night . .
An evening of bridge for foreign
Prof. Felix G. Gustafson and The Wesleyan Guild will meet students and friends will be held
Prof. Carl D. LaRue, of the bot- at 4 p.m. today in the Methodist at 7:30 p.m. today in the Inter-
any department, will present a Church for a refresher. national Center.
discussion of plant hormones in Cell groups will convene at 7
a Sigma Xi symposium to be Celgopwilcnnea7
held at 8 pm. today iRacka p.m., to be followed by a fireside Red and Use
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The University Extension Serv-
ice program in Saginaw will be
expanded to include credit work
toward a graduate degree begin-
ning with the spring semester in
February, Dr. Charles A. Fisher,
director of the extension service,
'They Were Five'
To Be Presented
The French film, "They Were
Five," will be presented by the
Art Cinema Leagut at 8:30 p.m.
Thursday, Friday, and Saturday
at the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre.
"They Were Five" features the
well-known actor Jean Gabin and
a French cast directed by Julien
Duvivier. The story is about five
Parisian tramps who win 100,000
francs in a lottery and wonder
what to do with it. After some
quarreling among themselvts over
girl friends, they finally buy an
old chateau and convert it into a
"They Were Five" has a French
dialogue with English subtitles
superimposed on the film. The
running time is 78 minutes.
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The expanded program will en-
able students to earn as much as
12 semester hours' credit toward
a graduate degree in the Saginaw
classes, according to Michael
Church, Saginaw area extension
supervisor. Previously, only half
this amount of credit was granted.
More than 425 persons are en-
rolled in credit and noncredit
courses at the Saginaw Extension
Service Center this semester.
Eight courses offering graduate
credit are now in progress, and
others will be added next semester.
Four noncredit courses offered
by the Extension Center in indus-
trial relations, parliamentary pro-
cedure, painting and composition,
and employment procedures have
a total enrollment of 250 students.
The Saginaw Extension Center
is designed to serve Saginaw, Bay
City, and Midland. Classes are
conducted through cooperation of
the University and Central Mich-
igan College of Education.
Iran Coalition Set
TEHRAN, Jan. 7-(P)-Rexa Af-
shar, veteran Iranian politician,
announced today the formation of
a coalition on a platform of op-
position to Premier Ahmed Qav-
am's pla nto give Russia a huge
oil concession in the north.
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