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VOL. LVIII, No. 109 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, SUNDAY, MARCH 7, 1948

PRICE FIVE CENTS

Police Upset
Club Scheme
For Drinking
No Action Taken,
Against Students
Police broke up a scheme Friday
evening, which had permitted
students' to drink in the rooms of
the Smith Catering Company.
Capt. Albert Heusel of the Ann
Arbor police department obtained
a warrant yesterday for June
Smith, owner of the concern for
violating a city ordinance which
prohibits consumption of liquor in
business places without a license.
Smith's had formed a private
"It's a Date Club" with member-
ship cards for admittance. No li-
quor was sold but members were
allowed to bring their own bottles.
Police Investigate
Capt. Heusel and detective
George Simmons went to Smith's
at 10:30 p.m. Friday and found
students drinking. No action was
taken against any students.
Capt. Heusel said that he had
no objection to the private club as
A such, but that it was against the
law to allow liquor consumption
without a license.
The situation came to the atten-
tion of the police when a diner,
noticing the drinking, called to
find if it was legal.
No Questions Asked
The "It's a Date Club," organiz-
ed in January, met every Friday
and Saturday night at Smith's. A
membership fee of $1 was charged
for joining, and no questions were
asked about the members' ages.
Club prices were high, with a
charge of 20 cents for checking
each garment, a price of 75 cents
for a bottle of ginger ale, and 25
rcents for a bowl of ice.
Jack Trustman, the president of
the club, is also the former pub-
isher of "It's a Date" magazine.
Capt. Heusel said that he had
no plans as yet for further action
against Trustman.
Agreement on
European Pact
Thou&ht Near
BRUSSELS, Belgium, March 6
-(P)-The pblitical and legal basis
of a western European economic
and military union was laid down
tonight.
All sources said there was gen-
eral agreement on the basic prin-
ciples of a 50-year pact binding
Britain, France, Belgium, The
Netherlands and Luxembourg,. but
considerable work remained be-
fore the basic agreements can be
phrased. The conference, which
opened last Thursday, is expected
to continue until next Wednesday
or Thursday.
Totalitarians Excluded
British delegates said the struc-
ture agreed upon here will be a
union committed to western ideas
of democracy to which no to-
talitarian could subscribe,
Sii' George Rendel, British am-
bassador to Belgium, said it will
definitely commit the western un-
ion to mutual armed defense, but
will make no attempt to detail
defense provisions.

The political basis of the pact
was reached at tonight's session.
Gladwyn Jebb of the British For-
ign Off ice said one of the main
points of political discussion was
the attitude toward states outside
the pact. He indicated all parties
agreed the pact must unequivo-
cally favor western ideas of lib-
erty.
Franco Presents Problem
Outlining the problem presented
by the attitude toward other coun-
tries, Jebb said, "We wouldn't ex-
actly be eager to have General
Franco join it tomorrow morn-
ing."
Because of the desii'e to finish'
the pact before the 16-nation
Marshall Plan conference in Paris
on March 15, it was believed some
detills may be passed over for
later settlement, particularly im-
plementation of the military
agreement.
t- -

Campus Goes Anti-UMT
After questioning 241 students on Universal Military Train-
ing The Daily's Roundup Reporters last week discovered that
anti-UMT forces hold a slight edge on the University campus.
Continuing The Daily's weekly survey of student opinion on
pertinent questions we sent our crew of tryouts out to query
students on UMT.
One hundred thirty-one students, 54 per cent of those ques-
tioned, came out against UMT. The remaining 110 students, or
46 pei. cent, favored UMT.
Of the 131 students opposed to military training less than
half-or 47--said they would favor some type of specialist train-
ing similar to that advocated by President Ruthven. The
remaining 84 students opposed military training in any form.
The Daily roundup reporters asked the 110 students in
favor of the move just what kind of training should be adopted.
Eighty four urged a one-year period of military training. Only
11 students would favor a training program longer than one
year. However seven students replied that the military training
program should be less than one year..
Questioned on just when this military training period should
start, students favoring the move had 74 votes for a plan to
start at the end of high school. The remaining 36 students urged
a training program to begin at 18 years of age.
Here's a recapitulation of the figures:
Total questioned ....................231
Against UMT....................131
Against UMT but favoring specialist
training......... ............47
For UMT .................... ......110
One Year Service................84
More than one year ..................-11
Less than one year................... 7
Start at end of high school .......... 50
Start at age 18....................36
(Next week-what are reading habits of University students?)Y
GARG RIDES OCTOPUS:
Wisco sin Magazine Accused
Of Swiping Michigan Humor

Boilermakers
Top Big Nine-
'InWrestliig

Western

Powers

Plan

Future

Of Ruhr, German Government;

AlJ cil m Sm tOnly e e a
___ hio Wis Bg Nine rac Meet
By JACK MAY

I

'Special to Th, U iy y
!But for the bewjldering ruling,
of a referee Michigan's wrestlers
would be the Western Conference
champions for 1948, instead of
sharing second place with Iowa
and Illinois, one point behind title
winning Purdue.
Bob Betzig, Michigan captain,
twice was penalized in his final
match withaKen Marlin of Illinois
for using an "illegal hold," the
same cradle hold that enabled him';
to pin two earlier opponents in the
tourney.
Slight Edge
Purdue's title winning total of
24 was one more than that of the
second place trio.
Wolverine Jim Smith brought
home the only slice of bacon for,
the Maize and Blue as he out-I
pointed Miles Taylor of North-
western 8-1 for the 136 pound
Conference championship. Smith
had things pretty much his own
way throughout the match.
Curtis Bows to Jones
Michigan's sec'o nd finalist
A bitterly disappointed Coach
Cliff Keen called The Daily last
night at press time to explain
the weird events that took place
at Champaign last night.
"The boys were wonderful.
They won and everyone up here
agrees with me, including the
Illinois coach.
"Twice Betzig had that boy
pinned with the same cradle
hold he's been using all year."
George Curtis didn't fare quite
as well as his teammate and had
to settle for the runner-up slot
of the 145 pound division cham-
pionship. Curtis bowed to Warren
Jones of Ohio State 9-4.
Joe Scarpello of Iowa success-
fully defended his 175-pound con-
ference crown tonight by decis-
ioning Waldemar Van Cote of
Purdue 9-3 in one of the scrap-
piest matches of the 1948 Big Nine
meet. Wisconsin's dynamic Half-
back Clarence Self was declared
the new 165 pound conferene
champion by virtue of his 8-4 vic-
tory over Gerald Vellick of Ohio
State.
Illini Takes Heavies
Ringing down the curtain onk
this evening of the Big Nine wres-
tling championships, Illinois' Big
Chuck Gottfried rode Buckeye
Carl Abell for two periods to cop
the heavyweight crown.
Gopher Vern Gagne walked
home with the 191 pound cham-
pionship by virtue of his 3-1 de-
cision over Bob Geigle of Iowa.
The 1948 issue of the Big Nine
See WRESTLERS, Page 7

By PERRY LOGAN
Steps were taken by the senior
staff of the Gargoyle yesterday to
bring suit against the Wisconsin
Octopus, vaguely amusing humor
magazine of that university, for
violation of national copyright
laws.
The Wisconsin Octopus, running
24 pages and a cover for 25 cents,
has seen fit to improve the quality
of its humor by lifting en toto two
sterling features from recent is-
sues of the Gargoyle, without giv-
ing required credit to the Garg.
The Gargoyle is a copyrighted
publication. The stories appeared
in the December and January is-
sues of the Wisconsin magazine.
Quip Joint
"We do not object to brighten-
ing the lives of Badger students by
letting them see good humor for
a change," Gargoyle editor Thom
Strope pointed out, "but we see no
point in the Octopus' taking cred-
it for something it clipped out of a
better magazine."
"The Gargoyle, bless its little
pink format, is a fully copyrighted
publication, among other things,"
business manager Frances Hodes
observed. "When the Octopus lifts
our features without giving a cred-
it line to the Gargoyle, they obvi-
ously violate copyright laws. The
Octopus hasn't a leg to stand on,"
she said, sitting down.1
Cowles Scowls
Oscar Cowles, local sports en-
thusiast, explained the matter in
psychological terms. "Ah, they're
just jealous 'cause my boys knock-
ed 'em outa the running in Big
Nine basketball," he declared.
The cover of the December Oc-
topus is somewhat amusing. It
shows a tall Wisconsin basketball
player successfully guarding the
basket against all comers.
A chance acquaintance, one
Herbert Crisler, had a different ex-
planation for Wisconsin's ungent-
lemanly attitude toward Michigan
institutions. "As I recall," le said,
OSU Conference
COLUMBUS, O., March 6-0P)
-Student delegates from 27 col-
leges today advocated improved
U.S.-Russian economic relations
through tariff reduction.
Some 140 students attending
Ohio State University's annual
Public Affairs Conference also
adopted a resolution supporting
the Marshall Plan and interna-
tionalization of atomic energy.

gazing reflectively at a nearby pig,
"several people thought the foot-
ball game in Madison last Novem-
ber 15 would be very very close."
Only Doug Parker, associate edi-
tor of the Garg and author of the
two features that were stolen by
the Octopus, seemed relatively un-
dismayed by the Wisconsin sin. "I
would say the Wisconsin editors
have absolutely no moral stand-
ards," he said, coloring a pound of
oleo, "but their good taste is be-
yond question."
Concentration
Choices Will
Be Discussed
Potential English and Chemis-
try concentrates can get the full
low-down tomorrow, as the con-
centration discussion series opens
its second week with talks spon-
sored by those departments.
This year's program, with its
modifications allowing for more
student participation, has been
called "quite successful" in its
opening week, by Charles H.
Peake, assistant dean of the lit-
erary college and chairman of the
program.
"We expect even better attend-
ance as the series continues, he
added.
The English discussion group
will be held at 4:15 p.m. in Rm.
25 A.H., with the Chemistry dis-
cussions at the same time in Rm.
231 A.H.
Professors W. G. Rice, Karl
Litzenberg and C. D. Thorpe will
lead the English talks, respective-
ly, on English studies as humane
learning, requirements for con-
centration in English and prepar-
ation for the teaching of English.
Prof. B. A. Soule will discuss'
the concentration program in
chemistry with Prof. L. C. Ander-
son speaking on opportunities in
chemistry at the meeting.
Other meetings to be held thisl
week include political science, 4:15
p.m. Tuesday, Rm. 231, A.H.; psy- .
chology, 4:15 p.m. Wednesday,
Rm. 231 A.H.; sociology, social
work and Urban Community Pro-
gram, 4:15 p.m., Thursday, Rm.
231 A.H. and anthi'opology and
geography, 4:15 p.m., Friday, Rm.
231, A.H.,
A complete schedule of discus-
sion meetings appears on pageI
eight of today's Daily.,

Dropped Baton
lPuts Michigan
In Fourth Spot
Illini 'akes Second;
Minnesota in Third
(Special to The Daily)
By BUD WEIDENTHAL
CHAMPAIGN. Ill., Mar. 6-
Lanky, versatile Lloyd Duff led his
Ohio State Buckeyes to a surprise
victory this afternoon in the Big
Nine Track and Field Meet at the
Illinois Armory.
The Buckeyes amassed 43 points
to second place defending champ-
ion Illinois' 40.
Minnesota was third with 26 12
and Michigan, by virtue of a drop-
ped baton in the mile relay, fin-
ished fourth with 251/ points.
Du" placed in four events,
winnimng the 70 yard high hurd-
les in 8.4 uconds, a new Ameri-
'an indoor record, winning the
broad jump with a leap of 24
feet 4' / inches, placing third in
the pole vault and the low hurd-
les.
Captain Herb Barten was big
gun for Michigan, winning both
mile and the half mile.
The Wolverines other win came
in the shot put when Charlie Fon-
ville tossed the shot 56 feet 3 1/8
inches. His closest competitor was
Illinois Norm Wasser at 53 feet 4
inches.
Big disappointment of the affair
was Illinois' George Walker who
could have put the Illini on top
but failed when he finished a poor
fourth in the 70 yard high hurd-
les, fifth in the 60 yard dash and
second in the 70 yard lows in
which he was defending his Con-
ference crown.
The outcome of the meet rested
on the shoulders of two men,
Walker failed and Duff performed
brilliantly.
Running by far the finest race
of his career Barten beat out
Wisconsin's Don Gehrman in
the mile, in the phenomenal
time of 4:15.9. The Wolverine
kept in the middle of the pack
until the final quarter; then he
broke out from nowhere to grab
a ten yard lead. Tom Deal of In-
diana was second until the final
straightaway when Gehrman
pulled up into the number two
spot.
At the finish everything Gehlr-
See BART EN, Page 7

Dally-Lut h
WRONG SIDE INSIDE-Campus Cop, Harold Swoverland, is the
first victim of Deputy "Ike" Schlanderer's king-size key to the
county's "drunk room." A recent Sheriff's Annual Banquet
touched off the horseplay. Stern and fearsome clan of blue-
coats presented the oversize key to their bemonocled "Baron von
Schlanderer." The baron claims to be the only turnkey in the
United States that wears a monocle.
*' * *
JAIL HOUSE JA MBOREE:
Sheriff's Lions Change Into
Lambs at Annual Blow-Out

By DICK ARNESEN
Newly discovered evidence shows
that the Sheriff's men are not al-
ways the stern and fearsome clan
that temporary residents of the
County Jail would make them out
to be, and that even inside its
grim walls there lurks a bit of the
old school try.
Your Chance
- Be Editor

JLtC7I3d1
' riaigt

I .

World News AtA Glance
WASHINGTON, March 6-(/P)-Senator Bridges (R.-NH) said to-
night the administration is going to have to speak out its "basic policy
towards Russia" before any foreign relief funds are appropriated.
Bridges, chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, told
reporters: "We have to find out what the basic policy is toward Russia
and what we are going to do under certain contingencies."

Life's grim pace is from time
to time arrested, so to speak in
its hard sweep, and one of those
times was the recent Sheriff's
Annual Banquet out at Grange
Hall, well known haven for stu-
dent victims of the beer ban.
The collective hair of the Sher-
iff's department was temporarilyc
let down when Ike Schlanderer,I
deputy, was presented an. over-e
size key (see cut) bearing an as-t
tonishing similarity in detail to
the key to the "drunk room" att
the County Jail. Attached to itt
was a card which read: "Made
by the Saint Louis Jail Equipments
Co. for Baron von Schlanderer."
Meet the Baron
(Ike claims to be the only turn-
key in the United States that1
wears a monocle. So ,far as we]
know he is).1
Ike showed us around the Jail,.
using several of his many keys
with an assurance that was some-{
what bewildering. We asked Ike
just how he managed to get the
right keys in the right locks with
so many to choose from.
"You won't believe this," says
Ike, "but you just get used to
the feel of 'em."
Artistic Felons
An interesting piece of inci-
dental intelligence that we picked
up concerns the leanings of hold-
up men that have passed through
the County Jail.
"It seems that every time we
get a hold-up man in there, lie's
an artist of some sort," said Ike.
A few drawings we were shown,
largely concerned with figures of
undressed women, seemed to sub-
stantiate his statement. Rather
well done, too.
NVSA Conducts
Clinic at MSC
Problems and possibilities of
student government will be thrash-
ed out by students from colleges
and universities throughout the
state when the NSA sponsored
Student Government Clinic gets
underway March 13 and 14 at
Michigan State College.
Delegates from the University
include seven students elected by
the campus as NSA representa-
tives last spring and the chairmen
of the five Student Legislature

Western Zone
Assigned Role
In Aid Plans
Germany Is Given
Federal Government
By The Associated Press
LONDON, March 6-The United
States, Britain and France an
nounced agreement tonight on fu-
ture international control of the
Ruhr and a federalized form of
government for Western Germany.
The three Western Powers dis-
closed their aims in a communique
which assigned Western Germany
a major role in the Marshal Plan
for European recovery. France has
been suspicious that German re-
covery would endanger her secur-
ity:
The communique wrapped Up
probably the greatest number of
decisions reached at a major
confernce since the war's end.
It was a statement of obvious
compromise and condilation be-
tween the three powers and con-
tained some important incentives
for the German people to work
for "close association" with the
Western World.
No hard agreement was reached
upon merger of the French occu-
pation zone with the United States
-British zones. Howeveit, res-
ponsible officials 'said decisions
reached at the conference here will
lead to that objective. In all like-
lihood a new attempt in that di-
rection will be made in April.
Left up in the air was the
question of ltussian particia-
tion in the proposed interna-
tional control of the Ruhr. tus-
sia has advocated four-power
rule of the valley. It was agreed
that Germany would pa-rtid-
pate, however.
The Ruhr agreement was des-
cribed in general terms. Specific
recommendations were not dis-
closed. These will be submitted first
to the governments concerned.
France has asked for full interna-
tional control and ownership of
the industrial valley's mines and
mills. The communique did not
say whether German ownership of
the area's mines and factories
would continue.
Purpose of international control,
the communique said, would be to
prevent the Ruhr's resources from
being used again for aggression.
The Western Powers also agreed
that "there should be adequate ac-
cess to the coal, coke and steel of
the Ruhr for the benefit of exten-
sive parts of the European com-
munity including Germany"
Jury Acquits
Local Barber
Dascola 'Not Guilty'
Of Discrimination
Barber Dominic Dascola was
found not guilty of violating the
Diggs anti-discrimination act af-
ter an hour and a half deliberation
by jury in Judge Jay H. Payne's
Municiple Court yesterday.
Judge Payne convened court at
10 a.m. and charged the jury to
reach its decision "without influ-
ence by prejudice."
The case had been brought by,
William Grier '48M who alleged
that Dascola had refused to serve
him because of his race.
After the decision, rendered at
12:15 p.m., Dascola said, "It was a
fair trial. I do not bear any grudge
against anyone directly or in-

directly involved in the suit."
Grier said that the facts spoke
for themselves.
The decision cannot be appeal-
ed.
Dascola's defense was that he
didn't know how to cut Negro's
hair, that it took special training
and equipment.
g, ri

* *N

HELSINKI, FINLAND, March
Karelians today were reported tr
northern border into Swedh'van.
Formerly Russian citizens, th
around 1920. Because these peopl
izenship they fear Finland may
Russia if a Finnish-Soviet frien
formants said.
WASHINGTON, March 6-(/P)-
36-nation wheat agreement fixinga
years on exports from this country,
Congress still must approve th
in history"-a giant, many-sided co
bushels of wheat and flour annuall
* *
PHILADELPHIA, March 6--V
publicans "have a good chance" of ca
in the 1948 presidential election.

* * T eopportunity to suggest
6-(/P)-Xlany Finnish-speaking changes in your favorite college
ying to flee across Finland's far newspaper is still available all
this week.
e Karelians moved to Finland Maybe it isn't your favorite
le have not received Finnish cit- newspaper. But either way you
be forced to turn them over to may write us and tell uswhat you
dship agreenment is riached, in- like and what you don't. What
would you keep in-and what
would you take out if YOU were
editor?
-The United States today signed a Some readers have already tak-
a $2 price ceiling for the next five en the opportunity to tell us what
Canada and Australia. they think in the "If I Were
is "biggest intergovernmental deal Editor" contest. Here is a portion
ontract to buy and sell 500,000,000 of one letter now in the running
y at stable prices, for one of the $5 prizes to be
y ,awarded next Sunday when the
'1)- Carroll Reece said today Re- contest comes to a close. It was
written by Harold E. Evans of
arrying at least five southern states Victor Vaughn House.
Says reader Evans " . . The
Daily should represent the en-
tire student body, not one
fourth, or one half, or one
eighth. I would seek to allot
equal space to each side of an
rvey Show s issue in which to present argu-
ments whenever possible. In the.
-_past, as illustrated by the Eisler
after Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Operation Haircut contro-
and Easter vacations. versies, one side unfairly re-

FROM A NICKEL TO A 'FIN':
Local Tippine Habits Vary with Sex Su

By PAT JAMES and 'better than girls, are easier to
DON McNEIl aiton nn moretinsnl

The average tip is approxi-
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