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Latest Deadline in the State

VOL. LVIII, No. 121 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, TUESDAY, MARCH 23, 1948

PRICE FIVE CENTS

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Blood Flows
In Holy Land
As 140 Die
Report Fighting
iTo Be WorstLYet
By The Associated Press
JERUSALEM, March 22 -The
bloodiest 24 hours of fighting in
Palestine's current reign of vio-
lence tonight left 140 dead, in-
cluding four British soldiers and
a British constable.
The British used artillery in at-
tempts to stem the rising tide of
civil war. Their shells blasted
Ishwa Village, Arab headquarters
in IHartuv. The Arab press report-
ed 60 killed and 100 wounded
there. A British officer said 25
bodies were counted. Four British
soldiers were killed in the action
Three-way Battle
Another bloody spot was Niza-
nim, near the Mediterranean
Coast in the land of the ancient
Philistines. There, 20, Jews and
31 Arabs were reported killed in
two pitched battles.
Three-way fighting described by
observers as the "heavies since
partition" still raged in battered
Haifa. Six Arabs and a British
constable were killed there. British
tank guns dispersed Arabs threat-
ening a "Jewish transport.
An explosion wrecked the thick-
ly populated Iraq street in the cen-
ter of the Arab section of Haifa.
Police attributed the attack to
Jews. The blast touched off a bit-
ter Arab-Jewish battle.
Truck Bombed
A truck loaded with explosives
penetrated the Arab section and
blew up. Jewish sources said the
truck was driven by two members
of the Stern Gang who escapee
before the blast. Observers ex-
pressed the belief the blast was
the Jewish answer to the truck
bombing last month of Ben Ye-
huda street in the center of Jeru-
salem.
Newbur'n Asks
Education Aid
CHICAGO, March 22-(P)-A
University president said today
that more Government money
must be used for higher education
than in the past.
Harry K. Newburn, President of
the University of Oregon, told the
National Conference on Higher
ducation that increasing enroll-
ments, need for capital improve-
ments and higher education costs
have hit the universities. Private
contributions are decreasing.
"It appears that 80 to 90 cents
WASHINGTON, March 22-
(A)-Britain and Russia are
spending a bigger share of their
national income for education
than the United States, a new
report indicated today.
of every dollar spent on the public
institutions of higher learning will
have to come from government
sources," he said.
"This will mean an expenditure
of between $1,000,000,000 and $2,-
000,000,000 annually in govern-
ment funds. Since local govern-
ments cannot contribute much
more than at present, the major
share of the load must be carried
by the states and Federal Govern-

ment."
Alonzo F. Meyers, chairman of
the Department of Higher Educa-
tion at New York University, sug-
gested Federal student aid:
"I propose that the Federal Gov-
ernment establish a loan fund of
whatever size may be necessary to
enable young people who can
profit, from a college -education to
borrow up to $800 a year for not
more than seven years," Meyers
said.
Urge Negro Entry
OKLAHOMA CITY, March 22-
RP)-A committee of deans of
graduate schools of the University
of Oklahoma and Oklahoma A. &
M. College today recommended
admission of Negroes to graduate
and professional schools of the
two institutions.
The recommendation was made
to the state regents for higher
education.

ANN ARBOR AWASH

Wet Weekend Hits
01' Man Weather really kicked York State u
up his heels and made a splash feet of water,
for himself in the weekend de- south into Pe
luge of rainfall that followed close serious flood w
on the heels of spring's arrival. ed. At Wilkes-t
The Associated Press reported the peak wase
that high flood waters, aided by at about 6 fee
the heavy rains and melting snow, unless there p
spread out over the nation yes- the next day or
terday, driving hundreds of people The rain pa
from their homes and threateninggearsoft
the safety of many more. Varaleyandote~
Floods in East heavy downpci
In the East, the high water crest there today.
left thousands of acres in New Downpour In
In Clevelan
fourths inches
fall drowned =
U.S. P o o city zoo and
'U.~.I'r~n sclt canals.
The rains en
To End Strike the Pacific co
were local sho
Rockies.
Except for ~
Door Open for Lewis Ohio valley,m
To Act on Peace Bid yesterday thro
were generally
WASHINGTON, March 22-(/P) Michigan Situ
-John L. Lewis' representatives Michigan's
tonight tentatively rejected a loked conside
government proposal for ending pected to reced
the soft coal shutdown. point in most
The door was left open, how- More than
ever, for Lewis himself to act on evacuated in
a peace offer made by concilia- urbs over the
tion Director Cyrus S. Ching, Grand River r
before noon tomorrow. feet, five inch
Lewis, head of the United Mine last year's flo
Workers, stayed away from to- Inhabitants
day's discussions. They were river valleys
joined in by eight operators. the alert for p
Thne Penionsthe swollen st
The coal operators accepted few evacuatedt
"reluctantly" the Ching proposal Island Flooded
for a fact-finding board chosen In Ann
by the miners and operators. They end downp
said they did so in order to get "Island" favor
their mines in operation again. spot, and left
The terms of miner pensions is spo and
the issue. a broken and c
Should Lewis formally turn gineer, said
down Ching's suggestion tonight would be barri
or tomorrow, the conciliation week, and ifc
chief told reporters:wead if
"The next step will be to report bad, would bey
that fact to the White House." ly. tos f
Board of Inquiry blocked off by
The National Emergency ma- the rains was
:hinery of the Taft-Hartley Act of the pavemen
presumably wo.uld then be put hpassable.em
in motion by President Truman. road officials
That consists of appointment of as being in t
a board of inquiry, followed by an in 25 years.
appeal to a Federal District Court Universityp
for an injunction to halt the mine damaged byt
walkout. Trombley of
The miners were represented at ment, reported
the three and a half hour con-
ference by three lieutenants of
Lewis. They said theywould rec-
ommend rejection, but promised Daily,
Ching to present the whole prop-
ositonto their associates. Star r
Ching said they promised an
answer before noon tomorrow.
He said if he did not hear from The Daily's
Lewis by 12 tomorrow he would gin a crusade
assume that the UMW president the age-old no
was turning thumbs down on his girl who goes
peace offer. a queen.
-__ - Nine local si
Whale of a Task frills and fin
will all publis
SEASIDE, Ore., March 22-(A) latest suits an
-Seaside awoke today to find a and Easter as
32-foot dead whale washed up pus coeds.
by the weekend storm onto its Inaugurated
beach-front. man, Daily Ac
City officials investigated cau- the new progr
tiously, then retreated to city of- weeks to featu
fices where-after closing the everything fro
windows, of course-they looked my suits.
up maps and announced the Any coed w
whale was 40 feet outside city posing for on
limits. or any man w
Meanwhile a heavily laden his girl comp
breeze paid no attention to city beauties can;
boundaries-and residents began Daily. Extra p
demanding that something be taken will be
done. model and h
The kids-who enjoyed what mentioned in

their parents did not-rushed for The pictures
the peach at day's end and began familiar spots
initialing the whale's soft, but for the ads in
potent, flesh. and try to sp

Nation
rder six to eight
and then moved
nnsylvania, where
arnings were post-
arre and Towanda,
xpeted to remain
L above flood level,
m more rainfall in
dsed over the dan-
ce lower Ohio River
astern Iowa, but
urs are expected
Cleveland
d, two and three-
of torrential rain-
iany animals in the
turned streets into
ded yesterday along
last too, but there
iers in the northern
a. cool snap in the
weather conditions
ughout the nation
warm and humid.
ation Improving
flood situation
[ably brighter yes-
he high waters ex-
e below the danger
areas today.
400 families were
Grand Rapids sub-
weekend as the
ached a level of 18
es higher than in
Dd.
of Michigan's other
vere constantly on
ossible flooding by
reams, but only a
their homes.
r, the heavy week-
)ur flooded the
ite student picnic
the local roads in
racked condition.
andenberg, city en-
that the "Island"
caded for at least a
the weather were
unusable indefinite-
local streets were
city officials when
hed away so much
nt as to make them
Vashteknaw County
described the roads
he worst condition
property was not
the storms, R. C.
the plant depart-
Ads TO
Ioeds
advertisers will be-
tomorrow to blast
tion that the "fifth
to Michigan" isn't
tores specializing in
ery for the ladies
h pictures of their
d dresses for spring
modelled by cam-
by Jeanne Swende-
Ivertising Manager,
am plans in future
ire coeds modelling
n formals to bath-
ho is interested in
e of the new ads
ho'd like to see how
res to Mr. Power's
register with The
rints of all pictures
available for the
ier name will be

the ad.
s are all taken in
on campus. Watch
Wednesday's Daily
ot YOUR favorite.

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Senate

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Trieste
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Reduces

House

Tax

Cut

Big MajorIty
otes Slash
To 4.8Billion
House Expected To
OK Senate Revision
WASHINGTON, March 22-(P)
-The Senate voted for a $4,800,-
000,000 income tax cut today with
some talk of taking the money
back again if the defense forces
need it.
A top-heavy vote of 78 to 11 sent
the measure to the House with
prospects that the House will agree
to Senate changes Wednesday and
send the measure on to Persident
Truman.
A veto such as the Presi-
dent twice exercised successfully
against tax cuts last year is confi-
dently expected.
The House has voted its own
$6,500,000,000 tax cut. The plan
to accept the Senate's lower figure
is backed by Republican leaders
largely for the purpose of picking
up recruits to override a veto. -
Late Recruit
Senator Lucas (Dem., Ill.), as-
sistant Democratic leader, was a
late recruit to the tax cutting
forces. As the hour for the vote
approached he said he would vote
for the bill but would not hesitate
to vote rates back up if the inter-
national situation warrants it.
Senator Langer (Rep., N.D.), a
tax cut opponent last year, also
went along. He said he did it re-
luctantly, because he didn't want
the present administration to have
any more money to spend.f
'Tax Eaters'
"I am satisfied that the moret
money we give this bunch of tax
eaters, the more they'll use," he
shouted.
. Lucas' comments emphasized an1
earlier statement by Senator
Morse (Rep., Ore.), another late
comer to the tax cutting forces.
Morse told the Senate that if big-i
ger military spending becomest
necessary the rates may have to7
go back up.

TORNADO WRECKS PLANES-The wreckage of two C-54 transports lies strewn about Tinker air-
force base near Oklahoma City, Okla., after a furious seven-minute tornado destroyed 50 planes
and damaged 50 others. Damage was estimated at $15,000,000. Two soldiers and four civilians were
injured, none seriously, by flying glass.

RELIGIOUS RITES:
Pre-Easter Services Planned
To Highlight Climax of Lent

Daily meditations, Holy Com-
munion and special services will
climax the Lenten Season in Holy
Week observances throughout the
city's churches and student chap-
els.
Pre-Easter programs will move
toward the traditional Good Fri-
day services, to be celebrated at
individual churches and at the
Wuerth Theatre from noon to 3
p.m. The latter service is spon-
sored by the Ann Arbor Council of
Churches of Christ.
Holy-Communion will be admin-
istered at 7:15 and 10 a.m. Monday
through Thursday at St. Andrew's
Episcopal Church. Maundy Thurs-
day will be marked by a sermon

Veteran's Grade Superiority
Blasted by Indiana 'U' Official

The myth of student-veteran's
grade superiority hasapparently
been exploded by an Indiana Uni-
versity administrator.
In fact the Indiana official says
that non-veteran students get bet-
ter grades than do veterans in the
same age brackets.
Writing in the weekly educa-
tional magazine School and Socie-
ty, Robert H. Shaffer presents
evidence which seems to disprove
the widely-held contention that
student-veterans excel scholastic-
ly.
His data shows that age, not
military service, is responsible for
better grades netted by student-
veterans. According to the article
non-veterans in the same age
bracket as the veteran students
actually hold an edge in grades.
Shaffer says the apparent su-
periority of veterans has been
growing less during the last few
semesters at Indiana. He decided
to make a comparison of grades
Claim UMT',
Draft Essential
WASHINGTON, March 22-(A')
-A large majority of the Senate
,armed services committee was re-
ported convinced today that quick
adoption of both universal mili-
tary training and a temporary
draft is a national necessity.
Chairman Gurney (Rep., S.D.)
made the estimate of sentiment
after a closed-door session of ten
committeemen with Secretary of

between the two groups, holding
the age constant.
Compiling data based on the ex-
perience of nearly 16 thousand
male students, Shaffer found that
in every case non-veterans' grades
exceeded veterans of the same age
group. He implies that older stu-
dents make better grades than
younger students as a group, with
veteran status having little bearing
on the scholastic results.
Quad Submits
Food Report
An East Quad food report, list-
ing 40 specific suggestions for im-
proving food service in the dormi-
ert P. Briggs, University vice-pres-
tory, has been submitted to Rob-
ident, and Mrs. Eleanor H. Kor-
stad, East Quad dietician.
The report also included a letter
from Jerry Ryan, president of the
East Quad food committee, re-
questing a breakdown of the Uni-
versity's food costs.
Briggs told The Daily that the
report is under study, but de-
clined to make any official com-
ment on it at present.

and choir program at 6:30 p.m. At
8 p.m., student Holy Week Supper
will be held. Good Friday services
will be held from noon until 3 p.m.
Morning Devotions
The Lutheran Student Center"
will hold morning devotions daily
at 7:40 a.m. with student leaders,
Holy Communion will be observed'
at Trinity Lutheran Church Wed-
nesday and Thursday, and at the
Zion Lutheran Church Friday, at
7:30 p.m.
Good Friday services will be
held at noon at Trinity Lutheran
and at 1:30 p.m. at Zion Lutheran.
The latter church will be open at
11:30 a.m. daily for meditation,
with Rev. Howard Yeager con-
ducting brief devotions on "The
Sufferings of the Cross."
Grace Bible Church will hold
special services nightly except Sat-
urday. Rev. John Sergey, former
concert vocalist, will sing and
speak.
St. Mary's Chapel will observe
Holy Hour and Mass at 8 a.m.
Thursday. The Liturgy of Good
Friday will be read at noon Fri-
day and "Stations of the Cross"
commemorated at 7:30 p.m. The
Liturgy of Holy Saturday and
Mass will be observed at 8 a.m.
Saturday.
Daily Services
The Congregational - Disciples
Guild will continue brief Lenten
services at 7:40 a.m. and at 12:40
and 5:15 p.m. daily. The Guild
will hold a Good Friday service at
8 p.m. in Lane Hall. Candlelight
Communion services will be held
at 8 p.m. Thursday at the Congre-
gational and Memorial Christian
churches.
The Faure Reqtiem will be sung
at 8 p.m. at the First Methodist
Church. Maundy Thursday Com-
munion service will be held at 8
p.m. and Good Friday observances
at noon.
Maundy Thursday Holy Com-
munion will be administered at
7:30 p.m. at the University Luther-
an Chapel. Good Friday services
will be held at 1 p.m.
The First Baptist and Presbyte-
rian churches will each observe
Maundy Thursday Communion at
8 p.m. and join other churches in
the Good Friday services at
Wuerth Theatre.

MYDA :Denied
Reinstatement
By University
President Alexander G. Ruth-
ven yesterday announced the Uni-
versity's refusal to reinstate
MYDA as an officially recognized
student organization.
Dr. Ruthven's statement said:
"The request for reinstatement
of the organization known as
Michigan Youth for Democratic
Action has been considered. Since
no information has been obtained
which would indicate that the
character of the organization is
different than it was to be at the
time recognition was withdrawn,
April 22, 1947, the request for re-
instatement is denied."
When banned last spring,
MYDA was a member of the
American Youth for Democracy,
an organization then under inves-
tigation by the House Un-Ameri-
can Activities Committee, and
which has since been labeled by
Attorney General Tom Clark "a
subversive group." MYDA is still
affiliated with the AYD.
President Ruthven declined to
elaborate his statement. Ed Shaf-
fer, MYDA president, told a Daily
reporter that although MYDA has
no definite plan of action as yet
"we will still continue our bid for
official recognition."
Prof. Preston W. Slosson of the
history department expressed re-
gret over the University's denial of
re-instatement to MYDA.
"I resent MYDA strongly, and
yet it is tactics like the Commu-
nists to prevent organizations from
meeting publicly. We should not
imitate them," he said. "The
Communists do not believe in
freedom, but we do. We should
show our belief by our actions," he
declared.
Reds Pan Truman
MOSCOW, March 22-(jP)-
Pravda said today President Tru-
man's address to Congress last
week reflected a "panic policy"
and an effort of his administra-
tion to inflame artificially inter-
national relations.
The Communist newspaper
said Mr. Truman made the speech
because his election managers "de-
manded fire and brimstone,

Skirmish o
Rival Police
Wounds One
Yugoslav Counter
Plan Rejected by U.S.
By The Associated Press
ROME, March 22-The Ameri-
can Military Government in Tri-
este announced tonight that shots
had been exchanged at the tense
border separating the Yugoslav
from the U.S.-British zones of
the Trieste Free Territory.
The incident involved police pa-
trols in the two zones. One police-
man was wounded. He was a mem-
ber of the party on the British-
American side of the line.
Announcement of the outbreak
came as the Italian government
accepted with satisfaction the
Western Powers' proposal to re-
turn the entire 400-square mile
free territory at the head of the
Adiatic to Italy.
'Exchange Considered
Meanwhile, Yugoslavia's Fdr-
eign Minister said his government
is willing to consider giving the
City of Trieste itself to Italy pro-
vided Yugoslavia gets Goizia, an
Italian town north of the great
port.
United States Government of-
ficialsscoffed at what they termed
the effrontery of the Yugoslav
proposal.
They made it plain the Ameri-
can government would reject the
Yugoslav offer.
One key Washington official
pointed out Simic was trying to
trade something he does not have
-(Trieste) - for something -
(Gorizia)-which now is an in-
tegral part of Italy.
(The Simic offer is viewed by
these officials as a belated Yugo-
slav attempt to take their Italian
Communist friends off a hott spot.
Could Not Accept
(Press Officer Michael McDer-
mott said the State Department
had received nothing from Yugo-
slavia on the Trieste question and
knows nothing officially of Sem-
ic's statement.)
Such an exchange was proposed
before the Italian peace treaty was
signed. Premier Alcide De Gas-
peri said Sunday in a political
speech, possibly anticipating a re-
newal of the offer, that "We could
not accept Trieste for Goizia."
De Gasperi and Foreign Minis-
ter Carlo Sforza were traveling to-
night and were unavailable fox
comment on the Yugoslav state-
ment. Foreign Ministry officialUj
declined to comment.
The fate of Trieste has become
an issue in Italy's crucial parlia-
mentary election of April 18--an
election being fought out on the
issue of Communism.
'Stay off Grass'
OfficialsPlead....
Lawn To Be Seeded
I Next Few Weeks
Buildings and Grounds Depart
ment officials have issued their
annual plea for students to re-
frain from cutting across the
campus lawn.
Pointing out that the winter-
ravaged lawn has been softened
by spring rains, officials requested
that students cooperate in helping
restore the campus grounds.
During the next few weeks, the

Buildings and Grounds Depart-
ment will undertake the task of
seeding the campus. Material
shortages make it impossible to
fence off all eroded sections, ac-
cording to officials, who asked
students to stay on campus walks.
An unusually severe winter
makes the Buildings and Grounds
Department's job more difficult
with almost half of the campus
grass destroyed. Officials are
hnnn, r n . aw wa,~bc of arl,"-

Who Is Mr. Finn?
What promises to be the greatest man-hunt on campus since the
war days when girls outnumbered boys gained momentum today as
students became more and more curious about the identity of the fab-
ulous Mr. Finn.
The Michigan version of the "Walking Man" contest began last
Thursday on the Campus News broadcast over WPAG. A set of
matched woods from Moes Sports Shop and a Sheaffer Life-time pen
and pencil set from Follet's Book Store were announced as the first of
the valuable prizes which will be added to each week until Mr. Finn is
identified.
The contest to promote interest in the campaign for a new wom-
en's swimming pool is being conducted by the Women's Athletic Asso-
ciation, in conjunction with the University Broadcasting Service.
Mr. Finn is described as "a campus celebrity." For the benefit of
those who missed the first clue on Thursday, is reprinted here, plus
the second clue, released yesterday to The Daily:

ROMEOS OMIT THE STOGIE:
Love Is Thriving, But Not Cigar Sales

By DON DORRANCE

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The students, if they buy, stick

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