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VOL. LVIII, No. 23 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 18, 1947

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Open

Conference

Season'
... or Fond Reminiscence?

Brazil Break
With Russia

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Expected
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Today
State Parley
On Academic
Freedom Set

Is Expected
Izvestia Attack
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RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, Oct.
17-A high government source
said today that Brazil will break
diplomatic relations with Soviet
Russia as a result of Moscow's
failure to apologize for an attack
in the government newspaper Iz-
vestia upon President Eurico Gas-
par Dutra.
Izvestia recently declared that
Dutra was subservient to the
United States and made other at-
tacks offensive to the Brazilian
army and government. The Mos-
cow Literary Gazette in another
article said President Dutra was
a "crab with claws" who followed
the lead of the "United States
horse with hooves."
Asks Explanation.
Foreign Minister Raul Fernan-
des announced on Oct. 14 that the
Brazilian government had asked'
Soviet Russia for an explanation
of these comments in the Soviet
p ress.
The high informant said an
official announcement of the
break in relations could be ex-
pected within 72 hours.
Similar Attitude
Well-informed diplomatic
sources said other American na-
tions may adopt a similar attitude
to emphasize their solid support of
Chile who recently expelled two
Yugoslav diplomats, charging they
were fomenting strikes in Chile as
part of a Belgrade-directed cam-
paign of the new Communist In-
ternational information bureau.
As, a result of the expulsion
Marshal Tito's Yugoslav govern-
ment severed relations with Chile.
Britain Urges
Russia Accept
' Compromise
LAKE SUCCESS, Oct. 17-(P)--
Britain, mixing large doses of sar-
casm aimed directly at Russia
with a strong plea for Soviet-
American cooperation, urged the
Russians today to accept a com-
promise on Secretary of State
1 arshall's plan for a year-round
sitting of the 57 United Nations
here.
Russia promptly rejected the
British appeal with the curt re-
mark that the word "compromise"
was not in her glossary in this
case. She assailed the Marshall
Plan once more, charged it is part
of an American.plan to . "dictate"
world policy.
The United States meanwhile
picked up support elsewhere in
the UN Assembly's 57-member po-
litical committee for- the "Little
Assembly" idea.' France endorsed
it in principle and Brazil, Argen-
tina and the Philippines back it.
The British said they favored it
bu~t introduced their ideas for
modifications as a compromise in-
V tended to meet the Russian objec-
tions.
Blasts Wreck
Local Gara ge
A series of three explosions at
the Stadium Motor Sales on Sta-
dium Blvd., near the fairgrounds
last night demolished a garage
and rocked the southwest corner
of Ann Arbor.
The explosions, caused by a
leaking gas main, started at 5:45
p.m. and continued for several
hours. A second explosion started
a small fire in the automobile
agency.

Damage in the disaster has been
estimated at $50,000 dollars No
one was injured in the blast, al-
though one man was blown

Fight for Victory
Maize and Blue Seeks Vengeance,
For Last Year's 14-14 Deadlock
By IRWIN ZUCKER
Today is D-Day for Michigan's football army.
The battle, the first of six consecutive tussles with Big Nine foes,
will be staged on foreign soil-at Northwestern's Dyche Stadium. A ca-
pacity crowd of 47,000 will witness the hostilities.
Ancient Rivalry
This conflict marks the 22nd engagement between the two grid-
iron powers, with rivalry dating from 1892. The Wolverines have.
marched to victory 13 times as compared with six triumphant Wildcat
;(processions. Two affairs termi-

Delegates Meet
At Union Today

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HUNGRY PANTHERS-These two hard-running Panthers
couldn't quite keep up with Dick Rifenburg last Saturday and
"Rife" easily nabbed Chappuis' pass to score. The question today
is: Can the Wildcat backs match strides with the fleet Wolverine
flankmen?
RE-ELECTION SPEECH:
Murray Attacks Profiteers;
Invites Private Bargaining

BOSTON, Oct. 17-(P)-Philip
Murray started his eighth year as
head of the CIO today by chal-
lenging the nation's leaders to jail
profiteers and inviting American
employers to bargain without fed-
eral intervention.
Re-elected by cheering, shout-
ing delegates of the 6,000,000-
member congress, Murray said he
"prays" for labor unity. He dis-
counted any immediate hope for
it, however, and turned sarcastic
words toward AFL President Wil-
liam Green and his own one-time
associate and the original CIO
leader, John L. Lewis.
Murray told the -convention
which has pledged itself to "un-
precedented" electioneering for la-
bor in 1948:
"In the presence of rising liv-
ing costs, the Taft-Hartley law.
lack of adequate housing, lack of
adequate social security, lack of
veterans' legislation, and with

reaction in the saddle, we must
go forward militantly, construc-
tively and intelligently seeking the
eradication of all these evils."
The 61-year-old leader, once
a Scotch immigrant coal miner,
was returned to the presidency in
an election which saw only one
change among the nine vice-pres-
idents, the naming of 0. A.
Knight, president of the oil work-
ers international since 1940.

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Grid Mixer
The traditional League-Union
football mixer featuring a radio
broadcast of the Michigan-North-
western football game and a rec-
ord hop, will be held from 2 to 5
p.m. today in the Union ballroom.
Women will be admitted free;
men will be charged 10 cents ad-
mission for cokes that will be
served.

Munsel Opens
Choral Union
Extra Series
Coloratura Will Sing
In Hill This Evening
The opening performance of the
second annual Extra Concert
Series will be given at 8:30 p.m.
today in Hill Auditorium by .Pa-
trice Munsel, 23 year old colora-
tura soprano of the Metropolitan
Opera.
This will be Miss Munsel's first
Ann Arbor appearance. The Met-
ropolitan's youngest star, she has
been singing in opera since she
was 18, and is now on her fifth
national concert tour.
Last year, her numerous net-
work performances won for her
the title of "best female vocalist,"
in a national poll of radio editors.
Miss Munsel made her debut in
opera as Philine in "Mignon," in
December, 1943.
Immediately dubbed "Princess
Pat" of the Met, the youthful
prima donna from Spokane,
Washington augmented her reper-
toire in subsequent seasons to in-
clude "Tales of Hoffman," "Rig-
oletto," "Barber of Seville," and
other well-known operas.
Miss Munsel will be assisted by
Stuart Ross at the piano and
Betty Wood, flutist, in the foolow-
ing program: Alleluja (from "Ex-
ultate"), Mozart; Ah! o so, Mo-
zart; The Wren, Benedict; Noc-
turne, Poldowski; Mon petit coeur
soupire, arranged by Wekerlin; Air
Champetre, Poulene.
The program continues with
Dansons La Gigue, Poldowski;
Aria, "'zvillana" from "Don Ce-
sar De Bazan," Massenet; Lament
(Voxalese), Sandoval; I'd Be a
Butterly, Bayly; 0 Cease Thy
Singing, Maiden Fair, Rachmani-
noff; The Russian Nightingale,
Alabieff-Liebling; and Aria, "Sem-
pre Libera from "La Traviata,"
Verdi.
Tickets may still be obtained for
the concert until noon today at
the Hill Auditorium Box Office.
ID Cards Will
Be Distributed
Distribution of the new 1947-
48 student identification cards
gets underway today.
Thousands of the cards will be
mailed to students today and
Monday. Cards will be sent by
mail to students who left stamped,
self-addressed envelopes in the
Office of Student Affairs.
The remaining cards may be
picked up starting Wednesday in
a booth located outside Rm. 2
University Hall. An alphabetical
schedule of distribution has been
set up with students in the A to
K name bracket slated to pick up
cards on Wednesday.
On Thursday students whose
last names begin with L through
Z may secure their cards at the
booth. All remaining cards may be
picked up on Friday.
Some 500 students have been
notified by postcard to report to
the Office of Student Affairs in

nated in deadlocks.
Last year's 14-14 tie irked Maize
and Blue supporters many of
whom were packing their bags
for a westward trip to the Rose
Bowl. The knotted contest, which
came one week after. Michigan's
all-out struggle against Army's
powerhouse, enabled Illinois to re-
lax in the throne-room of the
Western Conference.
Wildcats Tied Michigan
Oddly enough, the other dead-
lock-a scoreless brawl-also
knocked the Wolverines out of the
running for premier Conference
honors in 1938. That was Fritz
Crisler's first year in Ann Arbor-
and the Wolverine coach had to
settle for second place with a rec-
ord of five triumphs, one setback,
and the tie.
Crisler, who has yet to see his
boys taste a Wildcat defeat in his
ten years as the Maize and Blue
head coach, is expected to main-
tain this lily-white slate for at
least another year. The dopesters
have installed Michigan as a 21-
point favorite for today's warfare.
Wolverines Favored
The professional odds-makers,
like almost everybody else, have
been impressed with Michigan's
prowess in the three non-Can-
ference games pfayed this year. In
that span, the Wolverines have
rolled up an impressive total of
173 points while holding their op-
ponents to a mere 13. As a result,
they were voted the nation's No.
1 college football team in this
week's Associated Press Poll.
Northwestern, under its new
coach, Bob Voigts, 31-year-old
alumnus, have won only one out
of three games, but that was a
stunning 27-26 upset of the
powerful UCLA eleven. Minnesota
shattered Voigt's Big Nine debut
last week, 37-21.
Wildcat Prospects
Although the Wildcats =don't
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Michigan Fans
Heading West
8,000 Expected for
Northwestern Game
All highways heading westward
yesterday were thronged with
Wolverine gridiron fans heading
for Chicago.
Some 8,000 Michigan football
fans from all over the state will
attend today's' grid classic. As
early as yesterday morning scores
of hitchhiking students thronged
highways outside of Ann Arbor on
their way to Evanston.
Ticket officials at Northwestern
report a sellout for the game.
Some 48,000 fans will fill every
nook and cranny in Dyche Sta-
dium to view the grid clash.
The famed Michigan marching
band, 131 strong, left Ann Ar-
bor yesterday in a series of Uni-
versity buses. Today the band will
share the half-time spotlight with
the Northwestern musial aggre-
gation. The Wolverine group will
put the Northwestern Wildcat
through the same meat grinder
that chewed up the Pitt Panther
last weekend.
The weatherman promises fair

Daly-Lmanian
OFFICIAL BUSINESS-This official looks on with amazement
as Bob Mann stands all alone on the three yard line to take
another Chappuis pass. Northwestern's Wildcats must keep this
flying wingman in check today if they are to halt the Wolverines'
passing attack.
$137,750 GOAL SET:
Ann Arbor Community Chest
Campaign To Open Monday

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WorldNewvs At A Glance '!

By The Associated Press
WASHINGTON, Oct. 17 - Dollar-hungry France will get
$104,150,250 of the "trot of gold" that Germans looted in Europe,
it was announced tonight.
The American-British-French gold commission awarded a total
of $144,526,550 of the gold to Belgium, The Netherlands, and Luxem-
bourg.
Belgium and Luxembourg agreed to turn over their share-$104,-
150,250-to the French Government to pay back gold France lent
to them several years ago.
* * * .
WASHINGTON, Oct. 17-Bakers promised today to feature
smaller loaves of bread and one-crust pies, wherever they can, as
part of a broad save-food-for-Europe program which President
Truman called "right and necessary."

Ann Arbor's Community Chest
Campaign will be launched Mon-
day toward a goal of $137,750, to
be met in a two-week drive in the
town and on the campus.
The University's quota, set at
$22,000, a five per cent increase
SL Ready To
Calendar 'U'
Social Events
The social and cultural and
educational committees of the
Student Legislature will hold com-
bined office hours from 4 to 5
p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays, and
from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Thursdays in
Rm. 308, Union, for the purpose
of calendaring campus events,
Harvey Weisberg, Legislature
president has announced.
Temporary procedure for plac-
ing events on the Legislature cal-
endar requires a written request
presented to both the Student Af-
fairs Committee and the Legisla-
ture committees for approval,
Weisberg said.
All events open and advertised
to the whole campus must be cal-
endared by the Legislature and
approved by the Legislature and
the Student Affairs Committee,
Weisberg emphasized.
GoVernment of India
Halts Discrimination
NEW DELHI Oct. 17-(P)-The
government of India tonight or-
dered the removal of all discrimi-
nation against untouchables in
Delhi Province, effective immedi-
ately.

over last year, will be met by con-
tributions from the faculty and
general personnel of the school.
Chairmen have been appointed
in all University buildings to
handle pledge cards and contrib-
ations. Donations of $25 or more
will be accepted by Dr. Charles
A. Fisher, chairman of the Ad-
vanced Gift Solicitation Commit-
tee for the University.
Although the Fund Drive is not
included among the scheduled
Student Legislature campaigns for
the year, and students will not be
directly solicited, contributions
from everyone ;on campus are
urged by Prof. Karl F. Lagler,
campus chairman for the drive.
Students may present their con-
tributions at the main desks or to
Cafeteria cashiers in the League
and the Union.
Student pledges will be accepted
at the main desk of the League or
at 3103 Natural Science Building.
Messengers will be sent with
pledge cards to dormitories, fra-
ternities and sororities upon
phoned request to University ex-
tension 2134.
'U' Will Enforce
No-Parking Rule
University authorities are get-
ting set to crack down on park-
ing violators in the campus area.
All this week a notice in The
Daily Official Bulletin has warned
parking violators that penalties
will be imposed starting Monday.
Officials have pointedhout that
parking facilities on the campus
are already inadequate for per-
sons holding bona fide parking
permits. Permits are issued to per-
sons holding the rating of instruc-
tor or higher and disabled stu-
dents.

Michigan's second statewide
conference'on academic freedom
will get under way promptly at 11
a.m. today in the Union.
Representatives from campuses
will join delegates of trade un-
ions, religious groups and veterans'
organizations in settling into mo-
tion the machinery established
last May at a similar meeting
here.
Where Threats Lie
At the five-hour session, the
delegates will seek to determine
where threats to academic free-
dom lie and what are the best
means of meeting such threats.
They will be presented with a
constitution outlining the scope
of the new Michigan Committee
for Academic Freedom and will
take up the National Student As-
sociation's Bill of Rights and its
application to Michigan's cam-
puses.
Plenary Session
Prof. Preston Slosson of the his-
tory department will keynote the
opening plenary session, welcom-
ing the delegates and defining
their mission. The delegates will
also hear Harvey Weisberg, Presi-
dent of NSA's Michigan Region,
explain the Students Bill of
Rights, drawn up at a national
convention in Madison, Wis., last
month.
The conference will break down
into three panels. One will take
up the matter of organization and
will discuss the Constitution as
written by a 12-man board as-
signed at the May meeting.
Student Bill of Rights
A second panel will deal with
the Student Bill of Rights.
The third group will speak of
violations of academic freedom
and the legislative means of safe-
guarding such freedom.
Coordinate Reports
A second plenary session from 3
to 5 p.m. will coordinate the panel
reports and resolutions, adopt a
constitution and elect officers of
the Michigan Committee.
Representatives from Wayne
University and Michigan State,
Olivet, Adrian and Central Mich-
igan Colleges will participate.
There will be delegates from the
AFL Teacher's Union, and the
UAW CIO local 600 (the world's
largest local).
Participants Named
Among the University's organi-
zations participating will be the
Student Legislature, the Inter-
Racial Association, Hillel, the
Americans for Democratic Action,_
the Young Progressive Citizens,
and the World Federalists.
Three chapters of the American
Veterans Committee, representa-
tives of the American Legion and
the Catholic War Veterans will
take part as well.
ZBT Robbed;
Warning Given
Another fraternity robbery has
brought- a warning for greater
precautions from the Office of
Student Affairs.
Latestvictims of thieves are
residents of Zeta Beta Tau fra-
ternity, 2006 Washtenaw, whose
house has been robbed of some
$200 and one watch. According to
police reports, the intruders en-
tered the house while occupants
slept and ransacked the place.
This latest theft raises the to-
tal loss in fraternity houserob-
beries past the $1,000 mark. Ear-
lier last week thieves entered two
other fraternities and escaped
with cash and other valuables.
John Gwinn of the Office of
Student Affairs has urged frater-
nity houses to take greater pre-
cautions to prevent a wave of rob-

beries similar to the one which
swept over the campus last Fall.
Gwinn has suggested that frater-
nities lock their houses at night

PARIS, Oct. 17-Sen. Bridges (R-NH) told a news
today that a wave of Communist- inspired strikes at a
maximum production was needed urgently would shake
States' belief in Europe's desire to help itself.
* * * *

conference
time when
the United

NEW YORK, Oct. 17-Henry Wallace today attributed his dis-
missal as Secretary of Conmerce to James F. Byrnes, former
Secretar'y of State, who, Wallace said, "was the chap who did th.1
job with his own bow and arrow."
Continued support of Byrnes bi-partisan policy by Republicans
and Democrats will lead to a third party, Wallace said. This, he
added, will be a party "that will stand for peace."
* * * *
PARIS, Oct. 17-Government and Maritime Union represen-
tatives announced tonight an agreement to end the strike which
for two days had tied up all French shipping in French ports.
The five-day subway and bus strike in Paris remained

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