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FR-,AY,- ilW cii 121-1943


Son's Death Kept from
Lone Survivor of Crash

Two Stranded
of7n l-uron Tce
PORT SANILAC, Mich., Marc'

Donut Descended from Fried Dutch Dougch

GrIand Jr, y TIdiets Garsson
Brothers on Swindling Charge

CHICAGO, March 11 - (U')- A
badly burned 33 year old mother
-the lone survivor-remained in
critical condit ion today unaware
her son met flaming death in the
crash of d Miami-bound airliner
that killed 12 person
The Delta Airline's DC-4 plane,
-arrying some of its nine passen-
gers to a Florida vacation, plunged
from a few hundred feet and
burned explosively last night one
, Inemt TaC
Form is Solved
Revenue Office ives
Answers to Puzzles
(EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the last
in a series of five interpretive ar-
ticles on the mysteries of income tax
Uncle Sam's "obstacle course"
income tax forms are not diffi-
cult for students, if they know all
the answers
But before the March 15 filing
deadline, many campus wage-
earners are going to ask a lot
of questions on the finer points
of what to deduct, when to pay
and what is 20 per cent of $23142.
Here are the questions-with
answers supplied by the Wash-
Stenaw County Internal Revenue
fOffice, 207 First National Bank
Building, Main St.
"Are the funds I receive as a
student under the G.I. Bill tax-
Answer: No, forget that and
also service mustering-out-pay
and salary received while on ac-
"Where should I send my With-
holding Statement (form W-2) if
I earned money outside the
Answer: Write your employer or
see the Washtenaw office for the
address of correct office in the
state you earned the money.
"How many types of forms are
Answer: Seven. Withholding,
short form, Long form, (both on
1040 sheet) 1040F for farmers,
10403 and 1040NB for non-resi-
dent aliens and 1041 for fiduci-
aries of estates or trusts.
"Where can I get copies of
any of these forms and instruc-
tions on how to fill them out?"
Answer:. Washtenaw Office of
Internal Revenue.
"Suppose I'm still all fouled
Answer: Talk it over with the
Washtenaw County Revenue Of-
fice or phone them (2-3628). Re-
member: "Severe penalties are
provided by law for failure to file
a required return, for filing and
for filing a false or fraudulent re-
County To Offer
Fir4 A iH Course
A standard first aid course will
be offered by Washtenaw County
Red Cross for Wahtenaw County
residents, Dr. F( ederick Coller,
chairman of the Accident Preven-
tion and First Aid Committee, has
The course is 13 hours in length
and will meet for two hours once
a week. All those itere: ed in
registering for the couse are urg-
ed to contact local Red Cross
headquarters. In Ann Arbor, Red
Cross is at 211 Nickels Arcade,
telephone 2-5546. For Ypsilanti
write 209 W. Michigan, call 305.

ninute after it took off from the 11 --'JP-Two helicopters, a giant!
'hicago Municipal Airport. flying boat and a ski-plane roared
'Where's Pudgy?" out from Selfridge Field, Mich.,
Badly burned and both heri rms today to rescue two fliers stranded1
t legs fractured, Mrs. Triponlin0on a Lake Huron ice floe with
VAeo of suburban k-La ). lwn has ,

tot been told her nine year old
on, Alfred, Jr., perished in the
,rash. Firemen found the boy's
body clasped in the arms of stew-
ardess Sue Young, who apparent-
ly tried unsuccessfully to save him.
Both bodies were badly charred.
Mrs. Meo, who has been given
opiates to dull her pain, said there
was a "big flash" and then a
"I don't know which happened
first," she said. "Then there was
fire everywhere. My whole face
was on fire. Everything was on
"People were yelling. r was ter'-
rible. Where's Pudgy? Where's my
'50-50 Chance'
Pudgy was her only son. Doc-
tors said that the information that
her son died might jeopardize the
"50-50" chance she has of pulling
Rescuers pulled Mrs. Meo and
one other passenger from the fire
alive. However, Ralph R. Levy,
Chicago insurance broker, died a
short time later. Mrs. Meo was on
her way to Miami for her health.
The big four engine plane,
which has a capacity of 44 passen-
gers, was "in trouble" shortly after
the takeoff. The crew at the air-
port control tower said the plane
went into a very steep climb. They
called the Fire Department before
the plane crashed.
Faculty Men
In Washington
Profs. James K. Pollock, John
W. Lederle, and C. Ferrel Heady,
Jr., all of the political science de-
partment, left yesterday to attend
a conference of the American So-
ciety for Public Administration in
Washington, D.C.
Prof. Pollock will deliver a lun-
cheon address at the conference
tomorrow entitled "Work of th
Commission on Organization of
the Executive Branch."
Prof. Lederle wll attend the
latter sessions of the conference
early next week, but Profs. Pollock
and Heady will return Saturday
and Monday respectively.
ichigran Painting
Exhibited Here
The traveling exhibit of the
Michigan Water Color Society is
now on view at the Rackham
The society, which aims to pro-
mote a stronger awareness and in-
terest in Michigan art, had its firt
annual show last July in Detroit.
Since then the water colors hav
been exhibited in five other cities.
The group is made up of about
90 members interested in main-
taining a high standard of art as
well as promoting education ir
contemporary art.
Coronas - Underwoods
IIl South 4th Ave

their crashed plane.
The Air Force dispatched the
crack team of its 9th Air Rescue
Unit at about 4:15 p.m. to the re-
ported location of the crash. State
Police said floe carrying the fliers
is about five miles off shore, north
of here.
An Air Force spokesman at Sel-
fridg~. Field said the big flying
boat carried an amphibious boat
which can be dropped from the
Although State Police reported
the plane appeared to be a mili-
tary aircraft, Selfridge Field au-
thorities said it was apparently a
civilian craft.

With Emily Post admitting of Leviticus, in the Bible. which
dunked donuts into polite society, was written long before the Dutch
the National Donut Week Com1- saw the light of day.
mittee has dedicated itself to H
clearing the doubtful parentage of u erthe Committee refused
the atinal offe spnge tobe side-tracked by such minor
the national coffee spongeeonstencs. In the annals of
Persistent delving into books on nassailable writings, the commit-
archaeology. anthropology, leand tee has seen proof that there was a
and baking has yielded a large donut in Pompeii when Vesuvius
harvest of information, partially erupted, and another in an ancient
irrelevant, which dunkers are lO Indian cave near Kenton, Okla-
digesting along with their frid homa.
cake fare, in celebration of Na- Whither, Ile?
tional Donut Week. Satisfied that the origin of do-
Dutch Housewife nut species had taken place ac-
As ham has its Chinese-farm cording to Darwin, the Committee
fire background. so donuts have went on to find an explanation of
their careless Dutch housewife. the hole.
who lost a piece of dough in her To the invention of this distine-
hot rendered lard, unwittingly Live feature of the donut, many
originating our donut. The Donut people lay claim. An Indian is
Week Committee is a little con- said to have started it all when he
fused by this explanation, since shot an arrow through a piece of
they found obvious references to fried cake dough a Pilgrim house-
fried cakes in Chapter 7, Verse 13 wife was fingering. Mariners say

the honor should go to them, since
a boatswain originated the hole
when he impaled a fried cake on
the spoke of a steering wheel,
Logical Alibi
The most logical explanation of
the hole the committee could tun-
earth was that housewives tired of
having raw dough filling the cen-
ter of their fried cakes. They
therefore began cutting holes in
the pastry before throwing it into
the broiling fat.
Committee findings or not--do-
nuts are here to stay. Fried cake
fiends managed to swallow only 25
million donuts in 1920, the ea
automatic donut machines wvere
first placed on the markelt.Ey
last year, however, An erican
stomachs had increased their ea-
pacity to 8 billion, 640 million.
making donut manufacturers $180
million more wealthy.

BALTIMORE, Mai clh 1l1-. P
The Garsson Brot-hers and ihree
associates in a wartine Illinois
mnitions combine wvere indiced
by a Federal Grand ,Jury today on
charges of swindling the govern -
ment of ''large an-muts'' of
They did it, the government
charged, with a complex system of
juggled accounts kick-backs. and
fictitious expense statements de-
siged to hide excess war profits
Ihat x" ere subject to partial recov-
cry by the United States.
Named as defendants were the
Erie Basin Metal Products Con-
pany, of Elgin, 111.. henry M. an i
Murray W. Garsson, Allen B. Gell-
man. Joseph 1T. Weiss and Harry
S. Glick, all of Chicago.
Gellman was president of Erie.
The others were officers and di-
rectors, the three-count, 18-page
indictment said.

1 ae no total figure for the
alleged fraud But Frank H. Pat-
ton, speial Justice Department
proserutor. said the government
expect edi to prove it lost "well over
a uIll -ion dollars.
0ma Shoe-string
The syndicate, started on a
shoestring, held $78,000,000 in war
contracts, Patton reported.
The Giarsson brothers and for-
me1 l . Andrew J. May, wartime
rhali(man of the House Military
Atfaih's Committee, were convict-
d last ,July of passing bribes. All
hax e aupealed their sentences.
Required under the Wartime
eeentman ion Act, to file profit
id cost statements for Erie op-
rations the indictment said, the
:efendants had agreed to put Eie
;unds into new buildings for Illi-
0is Watch Case Co., at Elgin
md charge it to the government.




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