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Latest Deadline in the State



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Combined Flight
Service May Start




Consolidation Decision ToBe Made
By Airline Directors Tomorrow
Tomorrow may be recorded as a day of great importance in the
history of Willow Run Airport and in the development of commercial
aviation in this country.
Final decisions on setting up a program of consolidated opera-
tions for the airlines using the field are expected to be made at a
meeting of the board of directors of Airlines Terminal Corporation in

New York tomorrow. If plans which
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P nal
J-Hop Tiktslo
Available to m
Undergrads f
Bids for After-Dance C
Breakfasts on Safe M

TFht eare still a few
tickets for the J-Hop,
will be sold from 9 a.m.
til they are all gone at
in University Hall.

and these
today un-
the booth

Nancy Neuman, ticket chair-
man, stressed the fact that fresh-
men and sophomores are eligible
to buy the tickets. Purchasers
must bring exact change, a $5 bill
and a $1 bill.
Tickets for the J-Hop break-
fasts will be sold from 9 a.m. to 5
p.m. today and tomorrow at the
booth in University Hall.
The tickets will cost $1.50 per
couple, and purchasers must bring
their J-Hop tickets with them in
order to buy the breakfast tickets.
The breakfasts will be served from
1 a.m. to 3:30 a.m., Feb. 8 and 9,
at the Union and League. A total
of 500 couples will be accommo-
dated each night.
The tickets will be four differ-
ent colors, one for each night and
each place. They will not be trans-
ferable, and students must eat at
the place and on the particular
night for which they bought the
ticket. The breakfast menu will
include fruit juice, cereal, bacon,
eggs, toast, and coffee or milk.
Pi Phi Leads
Panrhel Groups
In Scholarship
The scholarship cup was award-
ed to Pi Beta Phi sorority and
Scroll, honor society for affiliated
women, tapped four women at the
annual Pan-hellenic Recognition
Night held last night at Rackham
Pi Beta Phi with a 2.81 scholas-
tic average will keep the cup until
next year. Alpha Epsilon Phi and
Kappa Alpha Theta took second
and third place and were awarded
scholarship certificates.
Dean Alice C. Lloyd presented
the awards for outstanding par-
ticipation in campus activities.
Jean Griese, Chi Omega, received
the senior award, Jeannette Col-
lins, Alpha Xi Delta, received the
junior award and Virginia Nicklas
was awarded the sophomore prize.
Clad in traditional black robes,
the members .of Scroll tapped the
following women: Ruth McMorris,
Kappa Alpha Theta; Barbara
Everett, Gamma Phi Beta; Jean
Griese, Chi Omega; and Margaret
Gage, Gamma Phi Beta. The initi-
ation will be held at 7 a.m. today
in the League chapel followed by a
breakfast for all old and new
Gamma Phi Beta was announced
the sorority with the greatest num-
ber of activity hours.
Speakers for the program were
Ira M. Smith, Registrar, Dean
Alice C. Lloyd, Sally Stamats,
chairman of the event, Margaret
Gage, president of Panhellenic As-
sociation, Lois Cothran, rushing
chairman and C. Gormsen.
February Graduates'
Dues Will Be Collected

the company has developed to
t up an Airlines National Termi-
J Service Co., Inc., office at Wil-
v Run are approved, that field
1 become the first major experi-
ent in consolidated terminal
rvice in the country.
Many services presently per-
ormed by the individual airlines
ould be taken over by A.N.T.S.
o. under the new arrangement.
his subsidiary of Airlines Ter-
inal Corporation, a cooperative
rganization comprised of the
rger scheduled airlines of the
ountry with an original capi-
alization of $500,000, would aim
a increase terminal efficiency
or the air carriers and passen-
ers and to cut operating ex-
Services which the new corpora-
n may undertake willhinclude
iding planes to their hangars,
eling and cleaning planes and
ding and unloading baggage
d cargo. Operations may also be
tended to include handling
kets, checking baggage and sup-
7ing operating, passenger and
rgo information.
Announcement of approval of
e Willow Run project was ex-
cted Saturday but was delayed
cause completeagreement was
t reached on which services
N.T.S. Co. should provide and
cause the report of one airline
ing the Willow Run field had not
en submitted in time to be con-
ered by the board.
Airlines Terminal Corporation
gas organized following a study
nr the airlines by Joseph D.
IcGoldrick, former controller
f New York City. His report
iowed that a large amount of
ersonnel is idle at airports as a
esult of flight schedules. He es-
imated that services consolida-
ion might effect annual savings
f $1,000,000.
Since the inception' of commer-
1 flights from Willow Run, Wil-
v Run Air Terminal, Inc., a sub-
iary of Capital Airlines, has
)vided maintenance services for
facilities. Under the contract
which Capital acquired com-
rcial rights to the field from
e University, it may transfer
>se rights to A.N.T.S. Co. with-
t explicit University approval,
)viding that the new organiza-
n will fulfill the service stipu-
ions of the original contract.
Lt Post Offlice.
T'he Veterans Service Bureau
pounced yesterday that the Ann
bor Main Post Office is holding
ernment checks for the follow-
veterans: Bezanker, Abraham;
en, William C.; Canyard, Floyd
Craighead, Frank C., Jr.;
ombs, Gordon Chester; Crane,
>nard R.; Kenyon, Ralph Jack;
clean, Kenneth Fraser; Mon-
ya, John B.; Matheny, William
McLouth, Robert Donald; Pope,
m L.; Reilly, Florence M. (2
cks); Schreck, Edwin C.;
nlin, Jackson R.; Thomas,
,ie M.
"hecks for the following veter-
s will be returned to Cleveland
a. 23.
Kent, Eris Ronald; Monahan,
in F (2 Checks); Newberry,
mmann; Topp, Elwin Wade;
ie, John L.; Turton, Walter W.

Late Runs
Offenses Cause 'U'
To Act On Problemn
A fraction of one per cent of
the 3,000 students living in Wil-
low Run are jeopardizing late bus
service for the rest.
Several infractions of common
decency and one actual assault
case have prompted University of-
ficials to consider discontinuing
the 12:15 and 1:15 buses running
Friday and Saturday nights.
"Apparently students do not
realize the trouble University
officials have gone through to
provide them with transporta-
tion," one University official
He estimated that the buses run
at a $10,000 loss carrying 95,000
passengers per month. Many of
them are badly worn, necessitat-
ing costly repair and maintenance
since they cannot be replaced, he
"We get time and a half for
these runs, but when you have to
take a lot of guff from some
guys, it isn't worth it," one driv-
er asserted.
"It has just been a handful of
men. All the rest of the residents
have been swell to us," the driver
added, "no one could ask for bet-
ter people to work with than the
married students out there, but
some of those smart-guys who
haven't readjusted yet are just a
pain in the neck for everyone."
In response to'simlar complaints
from other drivers, sober students
and married inhabitants of the
Village, the University asked the
house directors to act as chaper-
ones aboard the late buses.
The incidents which prompted
this action started November 30
when a small group of men board-
ed the last bus returning to the
Village. One of the group got sick,
and the others disturbed passen-
gers with ribald songs.
An increase in the number of
incidents the following week eul-
inated in a scuffle between a1
-fifty-year-old driver and a pas-
senger. The driver was knocked
Meanwhile University officials
conferred with Ken Bissell, Willow
Run member of the Student Legis-
lature, Col. Walter B. Fariss, Uni-
versity veterans coordinator, and,
Village house directors.-
Seve ral plans of action were
proposed by the members. Sugges-
tions to use the campus police or
to get' paid students to act as1
monitors were finally discarded in
favor of the present plan which
utilizes the house directors.
Chinese Golden
Era Explamed
Dr. Lin Cites Revoltr
Against Aristocracy
The Chinese age of enlighten-
ment, which occurred between 6151
and 350 B.C., was coincident witht
the disintegration of the hierar-
chal structure, and understandably
so, Dr Lin Tungchi, Michigdnt
alumnus and professor of govern-
ment and history at the Nationalr
Futan University, China, declaredr
Speaking at a lecture jointlyk
sponsored by the history depart-

ment and the Oriental CivilizationE
Program, Dr. Lin stated that the
revolt against the aristocratic an-
tecedent gave rise to a qualitative
change in Chinese intellectual his-
tory as reflected by the philosophy
of Confucius and his followers.
This new era was one of the en-
lightened man, free and individ-
ualistic, as opposed to the group
flavor of the aristocratic man, Dr.
Lin maintained. ,
Dr. Lin will deliver the last of
his lectures on "Humanism and Be-
yond Humanism" at 4:15 p.m. to-
morrow in the Rackham Amphi-

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'U' ti1j1ales'
For uildi gs
Anrell Hall, Library
Additions Proposed
In view of the anticipated en-
rollment of 20,500 students during
the next academic year, the Uni-
versity appropriation request, now
in the hands of Dr. John Perkins,
state budget director, is expected
to exceed all previous budgets for
operating expenses and to seek
funds for further increases in
campus facilities.
Vice-President Marvin Nieluss
has estimated that the University's
requests for operating expenses
will surpass $8,500,000 for each
year of the 1947-1949 biennium.
In addition, he said that the Uni-
versity will ask funds to complete
the Angell Hall project as a center
for the literary college and to
double the size of the library. A
deficit appropriation in excess of
$1,000,000 will also be needed to
cover operation expenses of the
current year.
Committee To Visit
It is expected that a visit to the
campus by the state House Ways
and Means Committee today will
provide an occasion for the Univer -
sity administration to communi-
cate directly to the state legisla-
ture the emphatic need for addi-
tional campus construction if the
University is to maintain a su-
perior level of instruction.
The additions to Angell- Hall
and the library were included in
the $15,000,000, five-year construc-
tion program submitted to the spe-
cial legislature session last year.
Following a blanket approval of
the program, the legislature passed
an initial appropriation to start
the five educational buildings now
under construct ion.
Removals Scheduled
When completed, the Angell
Hall extension will make possible
the demolition of several of the
ancient structures dreaded by stu-
dents because of their hazards and
inadequate facilities. University
Hall, Mason hall, South Wing,
Economics and Pharmacology
Building, Romance Language
Building and Haven Hall have un-
officially been scheduled for re-
Library Director Warner G.
Rice has pointed out that both the
increase in enrollment and the
great additions made to the li-
brary's book and exhibit collec-
tions have made imperative the
expansion of the library structure.
For the past several years,.he
has observed modern developments
in library improvements-reading
room lighting, making greater
numbers of books readily accessible
and preservation of rare books--
with a view towards making the li-
brary extension the most adequate
structure possible.
Garg Still Available
Two hundred fifty additional
copies of the January Gar-
goyle are still available to stu-
dents who were unable to pur-
chase their copies yesterday.
They will be placed on sale
starting at 9 a.m. today on
campus. No person may re-
serve a copy, but a policy of
"first come, first served" will
be followed until the magazines
are sold.



3 crew members died in the wreckage of this Ea stern Air Lines plane when it crashed near Galax,
Va. The plane was bound for Miami from Detroit.



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* * * *

Worid News
By The Associated Press
NEW YORK, Jan. 13.-Authori-
tative sources said today that
Great Britain will suppoit the
Upited States in insisting that
at nic energy control T 7t C
priority over general disarmament
if there is a showdown with Rus-
sia in the United Nations Security
Russia is insisting that "all
phases" of world disarmament be
taken up inmediately by the 11-
nation security body. She is op-
posed to givifL- priority to atomic
enerry control.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 13.-The
CIO forgot its enmity with John
L. Lewis today to battle by his
side in the Supreme Court against
what it termed "the evils of gov-
ernment by injunction."
It filed a brief as "friend of the
court" assailing the contempt con-
viction and $3,510,000 fines against
the United Mine Workers and
Lewis. The contempt was based
on disregard of a lower court's re-
straining order at the time of the
soft coal strike. The CIO claimed
the order would have compelled
Lewis "to violate his oath of
* * *
LONDON, Jan. 13. - Britain's
labor government and employer
and union representatives hurried-
ly set up new negotiating machin-
ery tonight in an effort to end a
mushrooming series of strikes
threatening vital food distribu-
This development came as the
government's use of troops to re-
place 21,000 striking truck drivers
brought an angry reaction from
labor union members throughout
the country. There was some fear
that sympathy walkouts in Lon-
don and other British cities would
grow to general strike proportions.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 13.-The
Democratic organization in the
Senate opened a drive today for
sufficient insurgent Republican
votes to block continuation of two
special committees of the old Con-
The object is to defeat resolu-
tions for extension of the special
War Investigating Committee and
the Senate Small Business Com-
mittee, when the vote comes Wed-
John Mason Brown To

eg, lators Demand Aviation
Probe, Say Public Is 'Scared'

Cries that recent airplane crashes
are making the American people
"afraid to fly" and demands for
investigation were voicod in Con-
gress today on the eve of a Senate
sCOnn t's sched led broad ex-
aminatiori of commercial aviation.
Although this inquiry by the
Senate Commerce Committee will
embrace the question of safety
precautions, House members urged
a separate investigation by that
branch of Congress.
"Thle American people are hor-
rified and scared to death," Rep.
Rivers (Dem.-S.C.) told the House.
"If there is something wrong with
the whole doggone set-up, then
something should be done."
He called attention to the crash
of an Eastern Airlines plane near
Galax, Va., yesterday with the loss
of 18 lives and to the emergency
Brie Contest
Finalists Listed
The following students have
qualified for the final round of
play in the duplicate bridge tour-
nament to be held at 7:30 p.m.
Thursday in the Grand Rapids
Room of the League:
Eugene Brody and Phillip Lan-
ger, Gil Silverman and Bob
Schwartz, Al Pappas and Norris
Damonque, John Greenson and
Tracy Denninger, Schuster Siegel
and Mickey Lowenstein, Jim Gib-
son and Scott Jaggen, Ken Hanna
and Jim Gordy, Art Maier and
James Gould, William Teswell and
Gordon Johnson, Lee Williams
and Mel Sonilay, Jerry Host and
James Zeblon and Michael An-
brosy and John Boeckerman.
Four pair of players will be chos-
en from the final winners to rep-
resent the University in the Great
Lakes zone play-off. Zone win-
ners will compete in the Chicago

landing last week of an airliner on
a Long Island, N.Y., beach.
Senator Brewster (Rep.-Maine),
a member of the Senate Commerce
Committee, said, "People are get-
ting afraid to fly."
"The situation is destroying
popular confidence," lie told re-
porters. "There won't be anybody
flying if it keeps on."
ykSt. Mary's Will
Hold Rites for
Alberto Saenz
Memorial services for Albert
Saenz, 54, one of two passengers
traveling from Ann Arbor who
were killed in the Virginia airlines
crash early Sunday, will be held at
9 a.m. tomorrow in St. Mary's Stu-
dent Chapel.
Saenz was visiting his wife, Ag-
nes, and son, William, a graduate
student in the University. Albert
F. Pimienta, 24, the other crash
victim, was 'an old school friend of
the younger Saenz.
Saenz, an advertising executive
in Columbia, made frequent trips
to Ann Arbor where his wife lives
Pimienta, a chemical engineer
for a Columbian textile firm, was
a member of the faculty at Uni-
versidad Bolivariana. He had been
made a member of the University
section of the American Chemical
Society during his visit here..
House Committees
WASHINGTON, Jan. 13 - (A1)
-The lion's share of House com-
mittee chairmanships went to the
Michigan delegation today with
announcement of Republican com-
mittee assignments.
The Michigan members will
head five if the 19 committees,
more than any other delegations.

e istratfios
Legislative Visitors
To Consider Requests
Although University officials
expect a drop in the spring semes-
ter enrolment, President Alexan-
der G. Ruthven predicted yester-
day that fall enrollment might top
all previous figures at 20,500 stu-
This while enrollment in the
spring will probably drop below
normal because of the small
number of veterans who are re-
turning, according to Vice-
President Marvin L. Niehuss, the
estimates for next September
exceed the present figure of
18,848 by 1,652. President Ruth-
ven indicated that only twice in
the University's 110 years has
an increase been shown in the
spring semester enrollment.
Present requests for admission
were canvassed in arriving at the
figure of 20,500, President Ruth-
ven said. Using this estimate,
University officials have present-
ed budget requests to the State
Budget Director which they will
discuss w iti the House Ways and
Means Committee when it visits
the campus today. President Ruth-
ven said that requests for appro-
priations to complete the current
buildings and proposed new build-
ings will also be discussed.
The Lniversity expects to be
able to meet the demands of
qualified residents who apply
while continuing its policy of
priorities for Michigan veterans,
high school graduates and trans-
Although it is not yet certain
that housing will be available, two
large dormitories are now under
costruction to be used for veter-
ans by provision of the priority
grants under which they are be-
ing built. Dormitory priorities will
also be given to freshmenras far as
Survey Tests'
Are Discussed
Likert, Katona Speak
To lE conomics Club
Stating that m'otivational analy-
sis has proven to be a significant
device for measuring the impor-
tance of information and misin-
formation that people have, Pro-
fessors Rensis Likert and George
Katona, of the Survey Research
Center, discussed "The Sample
Question Survey as a Tool of Eco-
nomic Research" at a meeting of
the Economics Club last night.
On the basis of surveys they
conducted for the Treasury De-
partment and the Federal Reserve
Board on spending and saving pat-
terns in the United States, they
pointed out that predictions of fu-
ture patterns based on purely eco-
nomic analyses have frequently
been inadequate because of neg-
lect of "the human element."
In addition to economic causes,
such predictions, they said, must
consider motivational, attitudinal
and intention elements.
They also pointed out that an-
alyses based only on aggregative
and averaged data tell nothing of
the processes by which the infor-
mation shown are fashioned.
"They must be supplemented by
individual, microscopic data," such
as collected by Survey Research in
its area-sampling research. This,

they said, can extend the signifi-
cance and usefulness of economic
Detroit Council Backs
Toledo Strike Program
DETROIT, Jan. 13-(,P)-A Ia-

Monopoly Reply: Picture Service Closes

Increased Costs of Operation
Bring Higher Ticket Charges
The increase in ticket prices for "Even with the increase, Ann
local movie-goers to 35 and 50 Abrtetepie r tl oe
cents was attributed yesterday to Arbor theatre prices are still lower
a desire to "bring the students the than any you would find in other
pictures they want" and to an at- comparable locations," Jerry Hoag,
tempt to meet the increased costs manager of theMichigan, said.
of operation. Hlave Shown Everything

As an answer to "monopoly"
charges leveled against him, Bob
Gach, campus photographer,

action was decided after a student
committee representing the J-Hop,
the Union and the League had vis-
ited him and, according to Gach,

"We were neither for Gach nor
against him; we were simply
looking into his prices as a pro-
tective and economic measure

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