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VOL. LVIII, Na. 156 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, WEDNESDAY, MAY 12, 1948

PRICE FIVE CENTS

Soviets Give
Alleged Plan
Big Play-Up
Say Joint Talks
Proposed by U.S.
MOSCOW, May 11-(E)-The
Soviet press and radio gave wide
publicity today to Russian accept-
ance of what they said was an
American proposal to hold a two-
power conference to discuss and
settle their differences.
The Russian statement by an
official news agency that the
Soviet Government "agrees to the
proposal to proceed to the dis-
cussion and settlement of differ-
ences existing between us" came
with considerable surprise to offi-
cial American circles here.
They were quick to point out
that to date there has been no
agreement on any actual talks,
where they would be held, who
would take part, or what the
agenda would be.
Meanwhile Henry A. Wallace
addressed an "open letter" to
Premier Stalin, urging immedi-
ate action by Russia and the
United States to end the cold
war and insure a "Century of
Peace."
He proposed, among othei
things, that the two major world
powers initiate a general arma-
ments reduction and outlaw all
methods of mass destruction.
The Soviet announcement of the
exchange of views created con-
siderable excitement among the
Russian people. Pravda and Iz-
vestia gave a large share of their
space to the story which attracted
immediate attention. There were
discussions among the thousands
of laborers and office workers on
their way to work. Newspaper
vendors sold copies swiftly.
These declarations by both
governments of willingness to
discuss and resolve differences
brought a ray of brightness to
the storm clouds long massed
over Soviet-American relations',
Official American circles point-
ed out that the exchange consti-
tuted a frank statement of policy
on each side. They pointed out
that there was a great gap be-
tween the American statement
I and the Soviet statement.
One-Act Plays
ToBe Given
Tomorrow
A bill of student-directed and
staged one-act plays will be pre-
sented by the speech department
at 8 p.m. tomorrow in Lydia Men-
delssohn Theatre.
The three plays being given are
"Guns Against the Snow," by
Harolc{ Mers; Maurice Maeter-
linek's "The Death of Tintagiles";
and "The Proposal," by Anton
Chekov.
Playing in "Guns Against the
Snow" are Albert Nadeau as Gen-
eral Vulturo; George Crepeau a
Sergeant Gomez; Shirley Loeblich
as the woman; Richard Charlton
as Lieutenant Perez; and Douglas
Anderson as the guard.
Earl Matthews will direct, with
Barbara Barnes, bookholder; Wil-
liam Allison, scene designer;
Jeanette Grandstaff and Judy
Minogue, properties; and Ruth
Livingston, costumes.
Betty Blomquist will direct

"The Death of Tintagiles." In the
f cast are Ruth Fr~ankenstein as
Ygraine; Marcella Kratt as Tin-
tagiles; Joyce Cregor as Bellan-
gere; William Smith as Aglovale;
and June Goldberg, Pollee Thom-
son and Anita Minor as the three
handmaids.
"The Proposal" will be directed
by Sam Rich. Stepan Stepano-
vitch Chubukov will be played by
James Lynch; Natalya Stepanov-
na by Jeanette Grandstaff; and
Ivan Vassilevitch Lomov by Rich-
ard Linden.
Admission is free. Doors will
open at 7:15 p.m. and close when
the theatre is filled, not later
than 8 p.m. There will be no ad-
mission during the performance
of any play.
Ainounce Speecd
Contest ,inners
Sigma Rho Tau, also known as
the engineering Stump Speakers
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Injunction for Railroads
To Remain---Kallenbach
General Power to Protect Public Safety
Held as Basis for Recent Federal Seizure
By RUSS CLANAHAN
The present temporary injunction which halted the railway strike
Tuesday night "will undoubtedly be continued as long as the strike
threat exists," Prof. Joseph E. Kallenbach, of the political science
department, said yesterday.
Continued wage negotiations are the only possible next move
in the controversy, he said, although agreeing that it may take a long
time before a final settlement is made.
Prof. Kallenbach believed the Federal court anti-strike injunc-
tion is "based on the general power of the government to take

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Action by SL
Cuts Football
Program Fee
Amends Judiciary -
AppointingMethods
Football programs will cost stu-
dents a quarter as a result of Stu-
dent Legislature discussions with
Fritz Crisler, it was reported at
the Legislature meeting last night.
Outsiders attending games will
,ontinue to pay fifty cents but
students may present ID cards at
the time of purchase for the price
reduction.
The method of choosing Men's
Judiciary Committee' was changed
last night, also, to provide that
Petitions for Men's Judiciary
Committee positions may be
picked up today in Rm. 2, Uni-
versity Ball, and are due in that
office at 4 p.m., Monday, In-
terviewingdof candidates will be
held Tuesday.
only male members of the legis-
lature cabinet be on the appoint-
ing committee. If a 5 man com-
mittee is not so appointed, the,
Legislature will select the remain-
ing members.
A second amendment permits:
the president of Men's Judiciary'
to serve in an ex-officio capacity
on the appointing committee.
Delegates to the NSA conven-
tions this summer were announced
as follows:
Harvey Weisberg, Tom Walsh,
Blair Moody, Norris Romanque,
Arlynn Rosen, Gillard Seel, and
Dick Hooker
Alternates are Marvil Failer,
Roma Lipsky, Don Calhoun, Eliot
Charlip, Lucille Bernbaum, Mar-
shall Lewis and Doryanne Zipper-
stein.
An addition to the NSA consti-
tution, permitting the regional
group to call for an investigation
of violations of academic freedom
on a campus, was approved for
presentation at the regional con-
ference Sunday in Grand Rapids.
Legislators absent were Eleanor
Abrahamson, Betty Clark, Pat
Daoust, Max Dean, Buzz Durant,
Charles Gibbs, Bill Gripman, Ray
Guerin, Al Milstein, Don Roths'
child, Rosemary Shoetz and Walt
Shaffer.
World News
At a Glance
By 'Te Associated Press
DETROIT, May 11- Federal
mediators tonight admitted fail-
ure in their attempts to head off
a strike of 75,000 Chrysler Corp.
smployes set for 10 a.m. tomorrow.
the union already has put into
high gear a plan to raise a million
dollar "kitty" to back the Chrysler
walkout.
* * *
JERUSALEM, May 11s-The
Jewish Army said today its
fighters had captured Beit Mah-
sir, main base for Arab forces in
the battle for control of the vital
Jerusalem-Tel Aviv highway,
WASHINGTON, May 11 - The
American defense program gath-
ared speed today despite Russia's
talk of "peace and cooperation."
Both Senate and House approved
a 70-group Air Force bill and a
Senate committee voted a draft

measure, under which men 19
through 25 would be subject to the
draft, and serve two years in the
armed forces. Men 18 through 25
and medical men through 45

action to protect the public safety
and welfare."
"The Taft-Hartley Act," he
said, "does not cover the railroads
in a private labor-management
dispute, which makes them
exempt from the Act's clauses
permitting injunctions against
strikes to be issued."
However, he pointed out that
the Railway Labor Disputes Act
governing rail negotiations
doesn't apply to strikes against
the government, and the Ad-
ministration's seizure of the
roads has the effect of making
railway , workers technically
"government employes."
Prof. Kallenbach likened the
railway situation before the in-
junction to the order issued
against John L. Lewis to get the
coal miners back in the pits dur-
ing the coal strike of November
and December, 1946.
"The question of whether work-
ers in a government-seized in-
dustry are government employes
was brought up then, and was
only partially settled. The same
question is involved now," he as-
serted.
In this connection, however,
he cited the final decision of
the Supreme Court in the Lewis
case which held that Federal
courts could issue injunctions
against a strike when "the gov-
ernment is in control, and the
public safety is at stake."
A bill proposed by Senator Wil-
liam F. Knowland (Rep., Calif.)
to bring the railroad workers un-
der the provisions of the Taft-
Hartley Law was ter'med by Prof.
Kallenbach "rather belated"' be-
cause "the strike negotiations
have already gone beyond the
stage of a private labor-manage-
ment dispute."
Railroads Run;
Wage Dispute
Still Unsettled
WASHINGTON, May 11-(/P)
The railroads highballed as usual
today but the rail labor dispute,
snached from the strike stage in
the nick of time, remained un-
settled.
Heads of the three unions in-
volved paid a 20-minute call on
Army Secretary Kenneth Royall,
bent on seeking a settlement now
that the rail system is under gov-
ernment control by President Tru-
man's order.
Afterward, they said Royall told
them he hasn't authority yet to
deal with them but "will get in
touch with us" again in a few
days.
Secretary Royall told reporters
earlier the Army was not disposed
to enter negotiations with the un-
ions for the time being.
A quick settlement was predict-,
ed by M. W. Clement, president of
the Pennsylvania Railroad.
Clement told reporters at the'
Pennsy's annual stockholders
meeting at Philadelphia that he
believed a settlement will come
before May 19.
That is the date Federal Judge
T. Alan Goldsborough set for a
hearing here on the government's
plea for an injunction to replace
the temporary restraining order
granted by the judge last night to
stop the strike.
It was a question of bowing to
the court order of facing possible
heavy fines for the three union
chieftains-Alvanley Johnston of
the Locomotive Engineers, David
Robertson of the Firemen and En-
ginemen, and A. J. Glover of the
Switchmen.

Politial Club
Membership,
Will Be Held
Also Ask Speech
Ban Clarification
Politics was in the spotlight at
the Student Affairs Committee
meeting yesterday as the group
ruled not to release the member-
ship lists of campus political clubs
and again tackled the problem of
political speeches.
The SAC moved that student
membership in political groups
shall not be released except by
specific request of the student
involved. The ruling was an
outgrowth of a request by Max
Dean, chairmain of the local
Wallace Progressives.
Passed without a dissenting
vote, the rule expressed sentiments'
voiced by committee members who
declared political beliefs should
not be made public. Under this
rule potential employers or other
persons asking for student rec-
ords would not have access to po-
litical club affiliations unless au-
thorized by the student involved.
The "speakers ban" was again
in the news as Jay Nolan, chair-
man of the Democrats for Douglas,
asked the SAC for an interpreta-
tion of the rule as affecting co-
sponsored political rallies.
Nolan asked if political rallies
co-sponsored by all the political
clubs on campus would be per-
mitted under the rule. Discuss-
ing the question, committee
members pointed out that at
least one regent has privately
expressed approval of large
scale political rallieas if attended
by members of recognzed po-
litical clubs.
The matter was referred to
Dean Erich Walter, SAC chair-
man, and Prof. Carl Brandt, Uni-
versity Lecture Committee chair-
man, for study.
The SAC also belabored William
Dannemiller and Ralph Andrews,
organizers of the Committee for
the Advancement of Capitalistic
Enterprise, for failure to go
through proper channels in at-
tempting to organize their group,
The two students said they were
unfamiliar with the accreditation
procedure and made arrangements
to reorganize through proper
methods.
Yesterday the Student Affairs
Committee also:
1--Approved a complete list of
See POLITICAL, Page 6
IFC Elects
New Officers
Bruce Lockwood, Theta Xi, was
elected President of the Inter-
fraternity Council at the House
President's meeting last night in
the Union.
Joseph H. Wimsatt, Delta Tau
Delta, was elected Secretary-
Treasurer.
Lockwood assumed office on a
program of closer cooperation
between the council and the in-
dividual fraternity houses.
Out-going President Heniry
Meyer, upon handing Lockwood

the gavel, said, "It's been a good
year for the IFC; and with these
new officers, next year promises
to be better "

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Sports Board
Needs Money
For Additions
Possible Student
Fee for Games
By HERB RUSKIN
A recommendation that the
Board of Regents take steps to
finance badly needed athletic fa-
cilities was made yesterday by the
Board in Control of Intercollegi-
ate Athletics.
The Board said that it could not
make the necessary improvements
without supplementary funds be-
cause of increased operating costs
k and higher construction prices.
They advanced the possibility
that students might be charged
admission for football games
epring Concert at 8:wl and other lniversity athletic
elli, will play works by events in their annual report to
will be the first time the Regents.

BACK FROM TOUR-The University Concert Band will present its Annual S
p.m. today in Hill Auditorium. The band, under Conductor William D. Reve
Bach, Sousa, Phillips, Coleridge-Taylor, Creston, Kalinnikov and others. This
many of the compositions have been heard in Ann Arbor.

FOR EVERY TASTE:
'U' Concert Band's Program
To Feature 'Audible Color'

Institute Will
Open Three
Day Session

By ALICE BRINKMAN
The University Concert Band's
Annual Spring Concert at 8:30
p.m. today in Hill Auditorium
promises to be a colorful perform-
ance with a shade for every taste.
The color picture which the
Can didates for
Engine College
Election Told
The 23 candidates for the all-
engine college election, to be held
tomorrow, have been announced
by the Engineering Council.
Senior class presidential candi-
dates are Bruce Lockwood, Hugh
Kennedy and Henry Meyer. Vice-
presidential candidates are Wil-
liam Woelk, Andrew Turner and
Donald Autore. Candidates for
treasurer are John, Post and
James Sakai. Secretarial candi-
dates are Don Barnett and Robert
Whitney.
Presidential candidates for the
junior class are John Kistler,
Bruce Nelson and Harry Evans.
Candidates for secretary of the
junior class are Alan Anderson,
Robert Chute, Richard Allen, John
Smedley and William Rosnyai.
Sophomore class presidential
candidates are Robert Preston and
Walter Dublanica. Secretarial
candidates are Ned Hess and Rob-
ert Vogt.
Harry Hillman is the only
freshman class presidential can-
didate. No petitions have been
filed for freshman class secretary.
Fight Mundt Bill
The Executive Committee of
AVC took active measures last
night to combat the Mundt
Bill, which comes before the
House tomorrow,
A telegram calling the bill
"totalitarian in spirit and un-
constitutional" was sent to
Rep. Earl Michener, AVC voted
?,5 to send a delegate, who will
be designated. by the Wash-
tenaw County Committee for
Democratic Rights, to Wash-
ington to testify against the
bill.

band, under Conductor William
D. Revelli's baton, plans to create
for band devotees tonight, how-
ever, appeals to the auditory ra-
ther than the visual sense.
The Old and the New
Vehicles for expressions of
shades of audible color run the
gamut from Bach's "Jesu, Joy of
Man's Desiring" to Phillip's "Con-
certo in Jazz" and Sousa's "El
Capitan March."
Several "first in Ann Arbor"
performances will afford oppor-
tunities for blending new tints.
"Rhapsodic Dance, The Bam-
boula" by Coleridge-Taylor based
on an African festival dance tune
is one of these. It is from a collec-
tion of African melodies made by
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, consid-
ered one of the foremost compos-
ers of his race.
Mendelssohn Work
"Overture for Band," composed
especially for a wind band by
Mendelssohn in 1824 while on his
summer vacation on the Baltic, is
new to Ann Arbor.
"Concerto for Saxophone," first
movement, by Paul Creston, has
been specially arranged by Russell
Howland, member of the wind in-
See 'U' CONCERT, Page 6
DailyLiterary
Issue Delayed
The second issue of The Daily's
literary supplement, previously
scheduled for May 28, will not ap-
pear until the fall semester be-
cause of previous publication re-
quirements.
Students who have contributed
to the second issue may pick up
their manuscripts at the Student
Publications Building. All con-
tributions, including those not
used in the first issue, will be filed
for future consideration if not
claimed.
All those interested in working
on the literary supplement may
apply for positions in September
when The Daily will issue a regu-
lar try-out call for all staffs.
Tentative plans for the supple-
ment organization call for the
appointment of a literary editor
and staff to work full-time under
The Daily managing editor.

Growing Old,
Al TL i f /1 1i

Dance
Try

ir iopcs of ams
Faculty speakers will discuss social
attitudes, the process of growing
old, and the dance, as the 16th an-
nual Adult Educaion Institute
opens here today.
Prof. Theodore M. Newcomb of
the sociology and psychology de-
partments will deliver the opening
lecture of the three-day Institute
at 11 a.m.
He will discuss "social Attitudes
in American Culture" before some
800 club women assembled at the
Institute, which is co-sponsored by
the University Extension Service
and the Michigan State Federa-
tion of Women's Clubs: Headquar-
ters for all lectures will be Rack-
ham Lecture Hall.
Students may register in the
foyer of the Rackham Building
for one or all of the lectures, be-
ginning at 8:30 a.m. today.
Other speakers today include
Dr. Carl V. Weller, chairman of
the pathology department, whose
subject will be Geriatrics, the
Physical Changes of the Ageing
Process." He will speak at 2 p.m.
At 3 p.m. Dr. Juana de Laban,
associate supervisor in physical
education, will discuss "The Dance
as One of the Major Arts."
A public recital of medieval and
Renaissance music, under the di-
rection of Dr. Laban and Prof.
Louise E. Cuyler of the School of
Music, will be presented at 8 p.m.
tomorrow in the League Balvoom.
Douglas Dems
Plan Meeting
Convention Date Set
By CityOrganization
Plans for a statewide convention
of supporters of William 0. Doug-
las for President were formulated
last night at a meeting of the
Democrats for Douglas in the Ann
Arbor City Hall.
The convention, which was ten-
tatively scheduled to be held in
Flint on May 28, will coordinate
the activities of state and regional
Douglas groups. The Chicago
William 0. Douglas for President
Club will also be represented, as
well as groups from the University
of Illinois and the Chicago area.

Saying that they did not favor
charging such admissions unless
other means of increasing income
could not be found, they contin-
ued by stating, "We believe firmly
in the principle that all students
should have the privilege of at-
tending athletic events without
charge."
No new additions to the ath-
letic plant have been made in the
last twenty years and at present
the University is attempting to
serve a student population of 20,-
000 with facilities designed for
less than half that number. These
were among the reasons for the
sadly needed additional facilities
listed by the Board.
Gym space, swimming pool
facilities for both men and
women, a new varsity pool, base-
ball stands, and a suitable sports
building for basketball} and
hockey wereamong those listed
as being necessary.
The report also carried the an-
nual financial report for the last
fiscal year, showing a net profit
of over $200,000. Football, as ujual
was the only. sport to make money
and it pulled in a total of $437,000
and supported the rest of the
sports on the program.
Track was the most expensive
sport on the list, having a net loss
See ATHLETIC. Page 3
* * *
'Away' Game
Tickets Will Be
Available Soon
Ticket applications for Mich-
igan's four away-from-home foot-
ball games will-be available to the
students the latter part of this
month, according to Don Weir,
athletic ticket manager.
Plans for student-special trains
to Minnesota and Ohio State have
also been arranged. Don Green-
field of the Wolverine Club, which
is sponsoring the trips, said that
additional game tickets will be
sold in the fall, but only in con-
junction with the round trip train
fare.
Deadline for Ducat Orders
If separate ducats are desired
by students who have their own
means of transportation to the
out-of-town contests, they must
have their order blanks into
Weir's office by August 1. The ap-
plication'forms may be picked up
at the athletic administration
building or they may be mailed
to students upon written request.
Avoids Last Year's Problem
To those wloo intend to drive to
Minnesota, Ohio State, Michigan
State, or Purdue the early date
for issuing ticket applications is a
safeguard. In order to avoid last
fall's problem of students not be-
ing able to obtain single paste-
boards, Weir indicated that they
shAol nt in hpi, nrcic new.

DOWN BY THE OLD MILL STREAM:
IFC Songsters To Give Campus Annual Serenade

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